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Proteas high order struggles ‘not one thing for to panic about’ – Parnell

All-rounder Wayne Parnell has defended the Proteas high order batsmen after their poor exhibiting within the first T20 Worldwide (T20I) towards India and believes they’re able to the defeat behind them when match two takes place on the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday.

It was a heavy eight-wicket loss within the collection’ first recreation for the vacationers that passed off in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. India dismantled and restricted the South Africans to 106 for eight after dropping 5 wickets within the first three overs.

Themba Bavuma, Rilee Rossouw, David Miller and Tristan Stubbs all fell for a duck, whereas Quinton De Kock walked for one run off 4 balls following sensational bowling from Deepak Chahar (2/24) and Arshdeep Singh (3/32).

Nonetheless, Parnell put up a modest and hard-fought 24 with the bat, whereas Aiden Markram (25) and Keshav Maharaj (41) additionally added priceless runs to the scorecard, however inevitably was not sufficient.

“The primary T20 did not precisely go in keeping with plan, however now we’re at a brand new venue. We have had a while to consider what went fallacious on that first recreation and will certainly be making an attempt to place these issues proper come tomorrow night time,” the 33-year-old stated.

“I feel it is simply a kind of issues. They bowled very well, and it was simply a kind of video games. Each every now and then, you get video games like that, however our batters have been world-class over the past couple of years, so it is not one thing for us to panic about.

“Clearly, we’ve had some reflections about that recreation, and now it is about placing these proper.”  

Parnell was requested about whether or not the Proteas ought to method the early overs in another way within the second T20 because the Indian seamers used circumstances to their benefit, particularly with the brand new ball.

“I feel it is a bit of a catch twenty-two,” he responded. “Definitely expertise tells you that the brand new ball in India does swing, in order that first one in all two overs you have got to take a look.  

“For each single batter that’s totally different, they’ve their very own recreation plans and once more, we’ve to offer credit score to the Indian seamers, they bowled very well within the first T20, so it is nearly looking for methods to counter that come the second recreation.”  

The second T20 begins at 15:30 on Sunday.

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