The seasoned India bowler's mantra is simple: if it is swinging, he attacks and goes for wickets.
The Indian pace attack led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah feasted on English batters and delivered tight bowling performances to help the visitors clinch the T20 series.
Not having Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah due to workload management, followed by KL Rahul's injury, the 2-2 scoreline was sort of a moral victory for Team India.
Making a comeback after more than seven months, Klaasen never took his foot off the pedal and got his team out of the woods after Bhuvneshwar pegged them back to 29/3 inside the powerplay overs.
After Bhuvneshwar Kumar provided the key breakthrough of Livingstone, the 22-year-old uncapped pacer picked three wickets while the fourth came via run out to derail PBKS.
Punjab skipper Mayank Agarwal, who injured his toe while training on Saturday, was ruled out of the game.
Rishi Dhawan and Shahrukh Khan are expected to get call-ups for the series against West Indies starting on February 6.
The signs were ominous even before the Indians departed with now former Test skipper Virat Kohli's much-publicised acrimony with top BCCI officials.
Pant was out to an atrocious shot during the second Test in Wanderers, which led to a lot of criticism from all quarters.
A spirited bowling performance saw Kane Williamson-led SRH defeat RCB by four runs here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
In the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli and the main side, who are currently touring England, Shikhar Dhawan will lead a second-string Indian team in the series starting July 13.
Chahal, playing in his first match in the series after coming in for Test wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav, mesmerised the Australians with his six for 42 to set India 231 to win the match and the series.
India made two changes in the playing eleven, bringing in Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya for Shardul Thakur and Khaleel Ahmed.
Bhuvneshwar (5 for 24) grabbed his maiden five-wicket haul in T20 internationals to help India restrict South Africa to 175-9 in 20 overs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar grabbed his maiden five-wicket haul in T20 internationals to help India notch up a 28-run win.
Reeza Hendricks today heaped praise on Bhuvneshwar Kumar, saying the Indian pacer consistently hit the right areas.
When South Africa were batting, Kohli left the field for a brief while after getting injured.
India posted 203 for 5 after winning the toss before Bhuvneshwar Kumar took five wickets as hosts South Africa were restricted to 175 for 9.
Shikhar Dhawan credited the bowlers for India's six-wicket win, saying they did half the job by restricting New Zealand.
India, who had to bounce back following their shock loss in the series opener, proved their mettle with an all-round effort.