India vs South Africa: Why Rinku Singh said ‘sorry’ after the 2nd T20I | Cricket News

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India faced defeat in the rain-hit second T20I against South Africa on Thursday, but Rinku Singh added to his growing reputation with his maiden half-century in the format. An en route that landmark, he shattered the glass window of the commentary box with one of his two sixes.
When Rinku was told about it during a video chat after the match, he could only say “sorry for that” with a smile.

Rinku hit a boundary-filled 68 not out off 39 balls, comprising 9 fours and 2 sixes, to help India post 180/7 in 19.3 overs.

Rinku wasn’t aware hat his six shattered the glass window until he was told during the interation on BCCI.tv.
“I didn’t know my hit broke the glass. Sorry for that,” Rinku said with a smile.
India captain Suryakumar Yadav (56 off 36 balls) and Rinku led the Indian batting charts with half-centuries.

Glass-rinku

(Photo: BCCI video grab)
South Africa rode on knocks from Reeza Hendricks (49) and skipper Aiden Markram (30) to chase down the revised target in 13.5 overs, scoring 154 for 5, for a five-wicket (DLS) win.
The win gave South Africa a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, after the opening game in Durban was washed out. India will now look to win the third T20I to level the series and share the trophy.



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