Shreyas Iyer put on an incredible show of ball-striking along with some quality percentage cricket against the Proteas. India flew off to a blazing start however lost both their openers in quick succession. Iyer came in to stabilize the innings alongside Kohli, when the batting conditions got tougher. He respected the accurate bowling from the Proteas spinners and played the situation smartly. Knocking around singles and doubles, both the batters weathered the storm and allowed themselves to adjust to the conditions. 

Soon after the platform was established, Iyer started cutting loose, putting away the bad balls. He made sure to take full toll of the fast bowlers, scoring magnificent strokes all around the park. This innings was a great mix of calmness, composure and explosiveness. Iyer displayed a full range of his shots showing his versatility. His innings of 77 of just 87 balls set up India towards a huge total and eventually a big victory. Shreyas will be extremely happy with this innings and would look forward to making winning contributions as India move towards the crucial stages of the tournament.