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'South Africa ke sath moye moye ho gaya' - Fans react as India beat South Africa by 106 runs in 3rd T20I

In the third T20I of the ongoing series, India beat South Africa by 106 runs. After an amazing century from skipper Suryakumar Yadav spinner Kuldeep Yadav shone with a five-wicket haul.

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India beat South Africa by 106 runs

India beat South Africa by 106 runs (Source: Twitter)

In the third T20I of the ongoing series, India beat South Africa by 106 runs. After an amazing century from skipper Suryakumar Yadav, Indian bowlers put up a show too. Chasing more than 200 runs, target South Africa fell 106 runs short as not a single batter looked comfortable against the experienced Indian bowling line-up.

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Earlier, in the match between India and South Africa, while batting first, India posted a competitive total of 201-7 in their 20 overs. Yashasvi Jaiswal set the tone for the inning with a powerful knock of 60 runs off 41 balls, showcasing a strike rate of 146.34. Shubman Gill contributed 12 runs before falling victim to Maharaj, while Tilak Varma faced a quick dismissal without adding to the scoreboard.

Suryakumar Yadav, leading the side, played a captain's innings, smashing 100 runs off just 56 deliveries at an impressive strike rate of 178.57. As the innings concluded, India managed to cross the 200-run mark and posted a formidable challenge against the host. For South Africa, Keshav Maharaj and Lizaad Williams took two wickets each.

Kuldeep Yadav showcased an exceptional performance on his birthday!

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Chasing a massive total of 201/7, South Africa had a poor start as they lost four wickets for a mere 42 runs in 6.1 overs. Apart from skipper Aiden Markram, not a single top-order batter was able to cross the double-digit mark. Markram, in his inning, scored 25 runs off 14 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.

In the end, David Miller, with a rusty knock of 35 runs off 25 balls, tried to rescue South Africa but failed to get support. As the host batters surrendered against the Indian-bowling line-up, India won the game by runs. India spinner Kuldeep Yadav clinched five wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja got two wickets. With this win, India drew the series 1-1.

Here is how fans react to India's victory:

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