Deepak Chahar and Arshdeep Singh
Deepak Chahar and Arshdeep Singh. (Picture Supply: Hotstar)

A full home crowd on the Greenfield Worldwide Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram, have been handled to a wide ranging opening spell of bowling as younger quick bowling sensation Arshdeep Singh rattled the Proteas with three wickets in his first over. Rohit Sharma determined to bowl first within the first T20I of the sequence, and Arshdeep and Deepak Chahar fulfilled his captain’s choice with a sensational bowling show.

The hosts suffered one other damage within the lead-up of the sequence opener as Rohit Sharma revealed the omission of Jasprit Bumrah resulting from a again damage. However the incoming Deepak Chahar and Arshdeep Singh put their palms up for the Males in Blues, working riot with the brand new ball.

Whereas Deepak Chahar eliminated the South African skipper with a pearler within the first over of the match, Arshdeep removed three Proteas batters within the subsequent over, breaking the again of the batting line-up. The left-arm pacer removed the damaging Quinton de Kock on the second ball of his spell. He then dismissed the in-form Rilee Rossouw with a teasing supply for a golden duck on the fifth supply and adopted it up with a corker to fortress the veteran David Miller.

South Africa’s abysmal begin palms India the momentum within the sequence opener

The 23-year-old’s distinctive first over left the guests reeling for 8/4 earlier than his opening bowling accomplice added one other within the subsequent over. Temba Bavuma’s facet have been in peril of being bowled out contained in the powerplay after the chaos within the first three overs. 

Notably, that is the primary time a T20I facet has managed to scalp 5 wickets of the opposition staff inside the primary three overs of the match. Among the many 5 dismissed batters, 4 of them didn’t handle to even open their accounts, with three being dismissed for a first-ball duck. The guests are in deep waters and should conjure a miraculous effort within the batting innings to get a outcome on this sport after their atrocious begin.

Right here is how Twitter reacted to the record-breaking bowling show by the Indian duo