South Africa avoid clean sweep as Rossouw smashes a ton

The left handed batter smashed a 48 ball hundred to take the game incredibly out of India's hand.

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South Africa won the third and final T20I of the series against hosts India by a handsome margin of 49 runs to end the series on 2-1. This victory allowed the Proteas to avoid a series whitewash. 
South Africa lost their skipper Temba Bavuma early after being put to bat by Rohit Sharma. However, Quinton de Kock, who was in very good touch, and Rilee Rossouw, set the show on fire with their range of strokeplay.
The duo quickly added 90 runs in the second wicket stand. De Kock was run out for a well played 68 of 43 deliveries. However, Rossouw kept on going, punishing every bowler coming in his way.
The left handed batter smashed a 48 ball hundred to take the game incredibly out of India's hand. Cameos form Tristian Stubbs and David Miller ensured the Proteas reached an incredible score of 227/3 in their quota of 20 overs.
India, who were experimenting in a match which was dead rubber for them, sent Rishabh Pant alongside captain Rohit to open. However, that pair lasted merely two deliveries, as the captain was knocked over by Kagiso Rabada.
Shreyas Iyer also found himself dismissed soon enough. A few boundaries later, Pant was also removed. Dinesh Karthik, who was promoted up the order, launched a commendable counter attack. His gutsy knock of 46 of 21 deliveries brought India back into the contest. However, with the fall of his wicket, the match was as good as over.
Indian batters threw their bat at anything and everything in order to look for quick runs. However, that also resulted in the fall of regular wickets. India were all out for 178, with still 1.3 over left. Pretorius was the pick of the bowlers, as he picked up 3 wickets for 26 in 3.3 overs.