ICC Champions Trophy - 1st match, Group B

India v South Africa

India won by 26 runs


McLaren to RG Sharma, OUT, Rohit's pulled this straight to deep square leg, who is again several yards in, it was not that short, under the waist, he's just picked it up into the fielder's hands

RG Sharma c Peterson b McLaren 65 (96m 81b 8x4 1x6) SR: 80.24

India 127/1   S Dhawan 53* (49b 6x4)   R McLaren 5.2-0-31-1


Tsotsobe to Kohli, OUT, India lose a wicket before the powerplay, the shot was on, and Kohli pulled the short ball, but he didn't time it and picked out Amla at the edge of the deep midwicket rope

V Kohli c Amla b Tsotsobe 31 (46m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.60

India 210/2   S Dhawan 105* (86b 12x4 1x6)   LL Tsotsobe 5.2-0-44-1


Duminy to Dhawan, OUT, gone, Dhawan's swept this off the pad to square leg, it is a high take but the substitute Phangiso has timed his hop alright

S Dhawan c sub (AM Phangiso) b Duminy 114 (159m 94b 12x4 1x6) SR: 121.27

India 227/3   KD Karthik 8* (11b 1x6)   JP Duminy 6.3-0-25-1


McLaren to Karthik, OUT, suddenly India are four down with more than ten overs to go, DK tried to dab a bouncer over the keeper, it was the slower one, cut in to the batsman, AB jumped to take the ball safely in one glove

KD Karthik c †de Villiers b McLaren 14 (21m 15b 1x4 1x6) SR: 93.33

India 240/4   MS Dhoni 7* (7b 1x4)   R McLaren 6.2-0-34-2


McLaren to Raina, OUT

SK Raina c Duminy b McLaren 9 (11m 6b 0x4 1x6) SR: 150.00

India 260/5   MS Dhoni 15* (15b 2x4)   R McLaren 7.4-0-49-3


Tsotsobe to Dhoni, OUT, Dhoni's cracked this length delivery straight to long on, South Africa strike again

MS Dhoni c du Plessis b Tsotsobe 27 (42m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 103.84

India 291/6   RA Jadeja 17* (17b 2x4)   LL Tsotsobe 8.2-0-64-2


McLaren to Ashwin, OUT, Ashwin sacrifices, gets an inside edge onto pad and to the bowler, Jadeja has run half way up the pitch by then, Ashwin realises there is going to be a run out, and crosses over to make sure he;s the one walking back

R Ashwin run out 10 (15m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

India 323/7   RA Jadeja 39* (27b 5x4 1x6)   R McLaren 9.4-0-62-3
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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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