New Delhi, Online Desk. In the very first match of the five-match T20 series against South Africa, the Indian team lost by 7 wickets. Rishabh Pant made his debut in T20 International cricket as a captain through this match, but his start was not good and his account opened with defeat. The Indian team scored 211 for 4 in 20 overs on the basis of Ishan Kishan’s half-century (76 runs) in this match, but on the basis of David Miller’s unbeaten 64 and Wayne der Dussen’s unbeaten 75, the Proteas scored. Won this match easily, scoring 212 runs in 19.1 overs.
Pant told why the team lost
Even after this big score, Team India got defeated and after the end of the match. Captain Rishabh Pant told why the team got defeated. He said that we had put enough runs on the board, but I think we missed a bit in our strategy. Sometimes you have to give credit to the opposition and Miller and Dussain batted really well. When we were batting, the slower deliveries were working. But in the second innings the wicket got better from a batting point of view.
Rishabh Pant said that we tried hard to get David Miller out
Rishabh Pant said that we tried hard to get David Miller out and made all kinds of strategies. But the wicket kept getting better and better and we had to face defeat. We were very happy with our total in this match, but the next time we are in such a situation, we will try to do better. Let us tell you that India lost for the first time by scoring 200 runs in T20 cricket. While the Indian team touched the 200-run mark for the 20th time in T20 cricket.