In the first match, Jitesh accumulated 31 runs in 20 balls. In the second match, the wicketkeeper-batsman failed to score runs. Samson recently scored a century against South Africa in the ODIs, last month. With the series in the bag, Team India is leading the three-match T20I series with a 2-0 over Afghanistan
Their 116-run alliance for an enterprising fourth wicket stand was a treat to watch. South Africa challenged the tourists through a fifty by Tony de Zorzi (81, 87 balls) but were eventually bowled out for 218 in 45.5 overs.
The right-handed batter has found tremendous success as a top-order batter for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL but has made only 12 and 7 so far while batting at number six and five in the two T20Is in West Indies
In the second ODI, Samson batted at number three, but made only nine. But coming at number four got the best out of him, something which will hold huge value in Samson’s case for making it to the ODI World Cup squad
After three first-ball ducks in the last one-day series against Australia, swashbuckling middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav will look to improve his 50-over form as India begin three-match series in West Indies today
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