India vs South Africa, T20 WC 2022 Match 30 Stats Preview: Players records and approaching milestones

Virat Kohli is just 28 runs away from becoming the leading run-scorer in T20 World Cup tournaments.

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With two victories in two games, a confident-looking team India now faces South Africa in Match 30 of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022 on October 30 at the Perth Stadium. Rohit Sharma’s side defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening encounter and then brushed aside the Netherlands in Sydney to make it two straight wins. The Proteas suffered an unfortunate result when their opening game with Zimbabwe ending in no result. Rilee Rossouw then led his side to a commanding win against Bangladesh with his spectacular century.

Speaking about team India’s performances in the tournament so far, man-in-form and run machine Virat Kohli has struck half-centuries in both encounters. Skipper Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav also managed to hit the fifties against the Dutch with the only concern being the form of KL Rahul, who has two single-digit scores to his name. Pacer Arshdeep Singh is leading the wicket chart with five scalps to his name.

Rossouw, who has now hit a hundred in consecutive innings will again be the trump card for the Proteas, especially with skipper Temba Bavuma failing miserably in the format. Experienced left-handers Quinton de Kock and David Miller will also look to shoulder the responsibility for the Rainbow nation while seamers Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje raring to go at the Perth surface. Both sides meet in an exciting contest as the T20 WC gears up to witness a Super Sunday.

Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers ahead of Match 30 in the Super 12 Round in Group 2 between India and South Africa in the T20 WC 2022:

Head-to-Head: India and South Africa have faced each other in 23 T20Is so far with the Men in Blue sealing victories on 13 occasions and the Proteas on nine. One game ended with no result. In T20 World Cups, both have contested five matches with India winning four times and South Africa just one.

1 – Rohit Sharma (35) is one game away from surpassing Tilakaratne Dilshan (35) and becoming the player with the most matches played in T20 World Cups.

28 – Virat Kohli (989) needs 28 runs to go past Mahela Jayawardene (1016) and become the leading run-scorer in T20 World Cups.

2 – Quinton de Kock (198) needs two sixes to complete 200 maximums in international cricket.

9 – Rohit (341) needs nine fours to complete 350 fours in T20Is.

1 – Suryakumar Yadav (49) is one game away from appearing in the 50th international match.

1 – David Miller (199) is one six away from completing 200 maximums across formats.

5 – Rohit (495) also requires five sixes to reach 500 maximums in international cricket.

3 – Kagiso Rabada (447) requires three scalps to get to 450 wickets in international matches.

1 – Virat Kohli (49) is one grab away from completing 50 catches in the T20I format.

1 – Tabraiz Shamsi (99) is one match away from featuring in 100 international games.

10 – Kohli (340) also needs ten fours to reach 350 fours in T20 internationals.

39 – Rishabh Pant (961) requires 39 runs to get to 1000 runs in T20Is.