ICC Champions Trophy - 1st match, Group B

India v South Africa

India won by 26 runs

7.1

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, back of a length on leg, worked behind square

7.2

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, FOUR, Rohit is not doing badly at all, another short one, not much bite, and he pulls it high over square leg off the front foot

7.3

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, plays out a short of a length ball to point

7.4

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, FOUR, that teases McLaren all the way to the deep extra cover rope, overpitched this time and he eases it into the gap, all that elegance producing some runs for a change

7.5

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, pitched up, Rohit has bat in front of pad on the forward push to send it to mid off

7.6

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, beaten now, short, wide, and moving away, Rohit tries the cut

India 39/0   RK Kleinveldt 1-0-9-0

9.1

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, not much bowling friendly at the moment, this comes on nicely from back of a length and runs faster off Dhawan's angled bat to point

9.2

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 3 runs, pitched up and driven hard, cover gets a hand to it, but it still needs a long chase to be stopped

9.3

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run

9.4

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, Rohit comes the track and has a heave, misses

9.5

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, (no ball) 1 run, moves across and tucks a length ball off middle to square leg, bowler's overstepped, says umpire, that was no small no-ball

9.5

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, charges out but hits the full delivery straight back to the bowler

9.6

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, punched off the back foot to extra cover

India 53/0   RK Kleinveldt 2-0-15-0

11.1

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, back of a length, pushed down the track

11.2

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, 1 run, width on the length ball and he reaches out to drive to sweeper cover

11.3

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, FOUR, short yet again, and Dhawan uses the angle to pull off his pads behind square leg

11.4

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, short once more, this time Dhawan misses the pull and the ball rolls onto the pitch

11.5

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 wide

11.5

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run

11.6

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, 1 run, runs it to third man for a single

India 67/0   RK Kleinveldt 3-0-23-0

13.1

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, 1 run, short of a length, he pushes, a thick inside edge into pad and rolls onto the leg side

13.2

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, FOUR, that was a chance, the zillionth short ball, Dhawan hooks, times it alright, no danger of this falling short, but Morkel is too far in at fine leg, and this flies over him

13.3

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, better, gets it to straighten a bit on off and beats the push

13.4

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, gets forward, opens the face and runs it behind point

13.5

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, no run, length ball punched from the crease to a diving cover

13.6

Kleinveldt to RG Sharma, FOUR, almost as if he waiting for this rather lifeless short ball, Rohit cranks up and bursts into a powerful pull that races to the deep midwicket rope

India 82/0   RK Kleinveldt 4-0-33-0

24.1

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 1 run

24.2

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, short, and down the leg side, he gets away with a single to fine leg as Dhawan is not able to time the pull

24.3

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 1 run, calmly dabs it to third man

24.4

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, FOUR, and again Dhawan gets away with the deep fielder standing a long way in, pulls in the air and over deep square leg, who tries getting back, but in vain

24.5

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run

24.6

Kleinveldt to Kohli, no run, pushes to gully, who cuts off the single with a dive

India 154/1   RK Kleinveldt 5-0-41-0

27.1

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, drives a pitched up ball straight to short extra

27.2

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, moves across to whip off the pad but he hasn't timed it, to short fine

27.3

Kleinveldt to Kohli, no run, right forward to push a length ball to point

27.4

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 2 runs, bouncer gets high outside off, but Kohli pulls, drags it high over midwicket for two more

27.5

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 1 run, stays in the crease to steer a widish length ball to third man

27.6

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, Comes down the pitch but bowler follows him with a shortish ball, and Dhawan can't do anything with it, fends it away

India 172/1   RK Kleinveldt 6-0-45-0

29.1

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 1 run, dabbed softly down to third man

29.2

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, FOUR, pace continues to leak runs for South Africa, full on the pads and Dhawan flicks this to the deep backward square leg boundary

29.3

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, gets away with a wide ball outside off as Dhawan misses the cut,

29.4

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, chops this length ball to backward point, throw misses, Kohli would have just about made it had it hit

29.5

Kleinveldt to Kohli, no run, worked to midwicket and he is not getting the single

29.6

Kleinveldt to Kohli, no run, short and wide, he underedges the cut on the bounce to the keeper

India 179/1   RK Kleinveldt 7-0-51-0

31.1

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 1 run, turned behind square leg

31.2

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, 1 run, opens the face to run it in the air to third man

31.3

Kleinveldt to Kohli, 1 run, drives a length ball to the sweeper

31.4

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, no run, he's charged out and got cramped for room again, tries to heave it away but cannot

31.5

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, FOUR, why charge out and heave when you can do this, Dhawan flashes a silken cut past backward point next ball

31.6

Kleinveldt to Dhawan, FOUR, short ball, waist height, Dhawan swats it without fuss to the deep square leg boundary, takes his helmet off and raises his arms, what a year he's having

India 194/1   RK Kleinveldt 8-0-62-0

43.1

Kleinveldt to Dhoni, 1 run

43.2

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, FOUR

43.3

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, 2 runs

43.4

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, no run

43.5

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, FOUR

43.6

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, 1 run

India 279/5   RK Kleinveldt 9-0-74-0

45.1

Kleinveldt to Dhoni, 1 run

45.2

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, 1 run

45.3

Kleinveldt to Dhoni, 1 run

45.4

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, 1 run

45.5

Kleinveldt to Dhoni, 1 run, pulled hard but straight to deep midwicket

45.6

Kleinveldt to Jadeja, 2 runs, length into the left-hander from round the stumps, softly turned square, and they hare back for two, throw was off target

India 291/5   RK Kleinveldt 10-0-81-0
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Jun 6, 2013

Virat Kohli is hit by a short ball, India v South Africa, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 6, 2013

Virat Kohli is hit by a short ball

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Jun 6, 2013

Ravindra Jadeja appeals for a wicket, India v South Africa, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 6, 2013

Ravindra Jadeja appeals for a wicket

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