Klaasen’s scintillating innings (81 off 46) was followed by a disciplined bowling performance that propelled South Africa to a four-wicket win over India in the second T20I and 2-0 in the five-match T20I series at the Barabati Stadium on Sunday. helped take the lead. ,
Klaasen said in a post-match presentation, “I am happy that this innings came against India. I hope it will prolong my career. I have not done well in the last few years. I am very happy and happy to be here. I’m sure.” ,
Asked whether keeping helped him get an idea of the surface, the batsman said, “It always gives a hint but doesn’t make it easy.”
Earlier during the toss, Proteas captain Temba Bavuma said that Quinton de Kock has suffered a hand injury. The visiting team took Klaasen in place of de Kock and this decision benefited a lot.
Klaasen came in this match in place of regular wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock, who had suffered a hand injury. He revealed the story behind getting the chance.
“Quinney (Quinton de Kock) came up to me on the team bus two days ago and said he hurt his wrist. I thought he was a strong character and he would be fine. But again yesterday, he said his hand Not okay. Yesterday morning we came for training and the coach told me that I can play.
The third T20I of the series is scheduled to take place at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday.
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