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In the first match of the 5-match T20 series of IND vs SA, Team India also lost by scoring 211 runs. Along with this, Team India has missed out on making a new world record under the captaincy of Rishabh Pant.
Team India had to face defeat in the first match played against South Africa in Delhi. David Miller, who made Gujarat the champion on the strength of his bat in IPL 2022, gave Pant and team india The aspirations of making records were dashed. Winning the toss, the visiting team captain Temba Bavuma invited Team India to bat first. Which the Indian batsmen accepted very well and gave a mountain-like target of 212 runs to the opposing team. In reply, South Africa won the match by scoring 212 runs for 3 wickets in 19.1 overs.
Apart from Miller in SA’s innings, Rassie van der Dussen also played an important innings and played an important role in the century partnership. Team India’s fans are cursing for the first time captaining Rishabh Pant after this embarrassing defeat and the decisions taken by him during the match are also being questioned. Hashtags like #INDvSA and #Pant are trending on Twitter too. Fans are giving their feedback with this hashtag.
See the reactions of fans here
— Kavya Sharma (@Kavy2507) June 9, 2022
— 44beteljuice (@pleasechuphojaa) June 9, 2022
Team India Today – pic.twitter.com/waZCYCYdL6
— Nidhi (@Sassy_Naari_) June 9, 2022
Rohit, Virat, KL Rahul, Bumrah Watching Today’s match: pic.twitter.com/wsfxmRqmsx
— Rohit✪ (@i_rohitmore) June 9, 2022
— RD (@therdmeme) June 9, 2022
— AAYUSHHH (@bebaslachara_) June 9, 2022
– Abhi! (@abiraj1717) June 9, 2022
— Bunny (@ChachaBanaarsi) June 9, 2022
With this defeat, the dream of the Indian team to make a world record by winning 13 consecutive matches was broken. Before this match, the Indian team had won 12 consecutive T20 Internationals, whereas if Team India had won this match, it would have been the first team to win 13 consecutive T20 Internationals. For your information, let us tell you that this record was jointly in the name of Afghanistan-Romania and India with 12 victories.