India vs South Africa 5th T20I, Highlights: India, South Africa Settle For 2-2 Series Draw With Decider Washed Out

5th T20I: Match abandoned due to bad weather conditions.© BCCI

India vs South Africa, 5th T20I Highlights: The fifth T20I between India and South Africa on Friday was abandoned due to rain at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The five-match series ends with a 2-2 draw, with both teams sharing the trophy. The rain had earlier interrupted the start of play after stand-in South African skipper Keshav Maharaj had elected to bowl with the Proteas making three changes. India had lost two early wickets and were 28 for two after 3.3 overs before rain came back to play spoil sport. After a series of inspections, the match was eventually called off due to a wet outfield. (SCORECARD)

India:Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (capt & wk), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal

South Africa:Quinton de kock, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Tristan Stubbs, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj (capt), Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje

Here are the Highlights of 5th T20I Between India and South Africa, Straight from M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

  • 21:46 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: MATCH ABANDONED!

    The match has been abandoned due to bad weather conditions. India and South Africa take a 2-2 draw. Both captains have shaked hands in the dressing room.

  • 21:29 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: UPDATE!

    It’s still drizzling here at the Chinnaswamy. Less than 40 minutes remain until the cut-off time, which is 10.02pm.

  • 20:11 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: RAIN IS BACK!

    BAD NEWS! Rain stops play again with India losing both their openers inside the powerplay

  • 20:08 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: OUT!

    The off-cutter does the trick this time! Fuller on off stump, Gaikwad shimmies down again looking to loft it up and over but can only toe-end it to mid-on. Ngidi on fire

    Live Score; IND: 27/2 (3.2)

  • 20:01 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: BOWLED!

    Ngidi cleans him up! Slower ball that dips on Kishan and castles him all ends up

    Ishan Kishan b Ngidi 15 (7)

    Live Score; IND: 20/1 (1.6)

  • 19:52 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: SIX RUNS!

    Make that two in a row! Ishan pulls that away towards the deep midwicket region. Too much room on offer from Maharaj

    Live Score; IND: 12/0 (0.3)

  • 19:48 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: MATCH ABOUT TO START!

    The South African players are out in the middle. Indian openers Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad are also out

  • 19:30 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: GOOD NEWS!

    Weather Update! The match will get underway at 7:50 PM IST, that is approximately 20 minutes from now. The game has been reduced to 19 overs-a-side too. 

  • 19:18 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: RAIN HAS STOPPED!

    The rain has finally stopped. It was raining cats and dogs for the last 20 minutes

  • 19:02 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: RAIN IS HERE!

    It has started raining here in Bengaluru. Both teams are back in the dugout and the covers are out

  • 18:34 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: SA WIN TOSS!

    SA have won the toss and stand-in skipper Keshav Maharaj opts to bowl. So, Bavuma misses out as SA make three changes. India play the same team.

  • 18:04 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: HERE IS THE FORECAST!

    Here’s how the weather forecast looks today:

    18:30 IST – 26 degrees Celsius – Partly Cloudy – 24% chance of rain

    19:30 IST – 23 degrees Celsius – Partly Cloudy – 21% chance of rain

    20:30 IST – 23 degrees Celsius – Partly Cloudy – 19% chance of rain

    21:30 IST – 22 degrees Celsius – Mostly Cloudy – 18% chance of rain

    22:30 IST – 22 degrees Celsius – Mostly Cloudy – 17% chance of rain

    23:30 IST – 21 degrees Celsius – Mostly Cloudy – 17% chance of rain

  • 18:03 (IST)

    IND vs SA, 5th T20I LIVE: HELLO!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the fifth and final T20I between India and South Africa. With the series tied at 2-2, it’s all to play for both teams in the decider.

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