ICC World Twenty20 - 24th match, Group 2

India v South Africa

India won by 1 run

4.6

Kallis to Sharma, no run, Kallis fires in another short one, Rohit ducks and weaves like his trying to avoid a haymaker

India 30/2   RG Sharma 0* (1b)

6.1

Botha to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit wanted to turn that on the leg side but ended up playing towards point

6.4

Botha to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit was in position a bit too early for the cut, the ball stopped on him. He bottomed edged it behind point

India 39/3   RG Sharma 2* (3b)

7.1

Peterson to Sharma, no run, played from the crease to midwicket

7.2

Peterson to Sharma, 1 run, pushed off the front foot to long off

7.6

Peterson to Sharma, no run, bowled flat on middle stump, Rohit defends towards the bowler

India 53/3   RG Sharma 3* (6b)

8.2

Botha to Sharma, 1 run, that's too short and Rohit pulls along the ground to the fielder on the midwicket boundary, poor placement

8.5

Botha to Sharma, no run, Rohit leans forward and defends back to the bowler

8.6

Botha to Sharma, 1 run, worked off the pads through square leg

India 61/3   RG Sharma 5* (9b)

9.1

M Morkel to Sharma, no run, short and wide outside off, a real hit-me ball, Rohit cuts well but Faf pulls off a superb save at point

9.2

M Morkel to Sharma, FOUR, shot! Rohit sees mid-off in the circle so he backs away towards leg and lofts the ball over the in-field to the boundary

9.3

M Morkel to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit pushes the ball towards mid-off and runs the single once extra cover fails to cut off the shot

9.5

M Morkel to Sharma, 1 run, good length on off stump, nudged towards the off side for a single

India 68/3   RG Sharma 11* (13b 1x4)

10.1

du Plessis to Sharma, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, Rohit drives to cover

10.4

du Plessis to Sharma, no run, Faf leaps to his right to cut off a shot that was heading to long-on

10.5

du Plessis to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit leans forward and drives towards long on

India 71/4   RG Sharma 13* (16b 1x4)

11.1

M Morkel to Sharma, (no ball) 1 run, over-steps and delivers a length ball on the pads, Rohit flicks through midwicket, free-hit coming up ...

11.3

M Morkel to Sharma, 1 run, caught, no it's been dropped! Rohit slogged at a good length ball and hit it with the toe of the bat over the bowler's head. Botha ran towards the catch from long on, Behardien went from long off. Botha got to it and caught the ball while running at full tilt but couldn't hold on once he tumbled to the ground

India 75/4   RG Sharma 15* (18b 1x4)

12.1

Peterson to Sharma, 1 run, driven off the back foot through cover

12.5

Peterson to Sharma, 1 leg bye, tossed up into the right-hander, nudged off the pads behind square

India 90/4   RG Sharma 16* (20b 1x4)

13.1

Botha to Sharma, FOUR, Rohit waits and dabs the ball late, placing it past Morne Morkel at short third man who gave up the chase pretty early

13.2

Botha to Sharma, 1 run, moves forward and across to drive the ball towards long on

India 95/4   RG Sharma 21* (22b 2x4)

14.1

Duminy to Sharma, 1 run, a full toss and Rohit leans forward and drives through midwicket

14.3

Duminy to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit stays in his crease and punches towards cover

14.5

Duminy to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit backs away towards leg and hits through point

India 108/4   RG Sharma 24* (25b 2x4)

15.3

Peterson to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit leans forward and nudges down the ground to long on

15.6

Peterson to Sharma, OUT, lbw! Rohit tries to sweep one that is much too full on off stump, he misses and is absolutely plumb, he goes after failing to get out of third gear, 25 off 27 balls isn't good enough

RG Sharma lbw b Peterson 25 (48m 27b 2x4 0x6) SR: 92.59

India 112/5   RG Sharma 25 (27b 2x4)
Tournament Results
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West Indies won by 36 runs
Australia v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 5, 2012
West Indies won by 74 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 4, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 16 runs
India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
India won by 1 run
Australia v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
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Photos

Oct 2, 2012

Morne Morkel swings and misses at the penultimate delivery, India v South Africa, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Colombo, October 2, 2012

Morne Morkel swings and misses at the penultimate delivery

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Oct 2, 2012

MS Dhoni leads his side from the field having won the game but been knocked out, India v South Africa, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Colombo, October 2, 2012

MS Dhoni leads his side from the field having won the game but been knocked out

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