ICC World Twenty20, 24th Match, Group 2: India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Oct 2, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 24th match, Group 2
India won by 1 run
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
2 October 2012 - night match (20-over match)
0.1

Steyn to Gambhir, FOUR, length ball outside off and Gambhir gets the innings off to a cracking start, staying in his crease and driving on the up through the gap at cover

0.2

Steyn to Gambhir, no run, better length around off stump, Gambhir drives towards mid-off

0.3

Steyn to Gambhir, no run, good length on off and middle at 139 kph, Gambhir gets behind the line and blocks

0.4

Steyn to Gambhir, 4 leg byes, a bit too full and on the pads, poor line when fine leg is in the circle, Gambhir misses the flick but the ball hits the pads and runs towards the boundary. Amla gives chase and dives but can't save it

0.5

Steyn to Gambhir, 1 run, nudged off the pads towards square leg

0.6

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, good length outside off stump, Sehwag prods at the ball shaping away from him and is beaten

India 9/0   DW Steyn 1-0-5-0
2.1

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, Sehwag throws his bat at an outswinger outside off stump and is beaten, he was looking to drive through cover

2.2

Steyn to Sehwag, no run, good length and bang on middle and off stump, Sehwag stays back and hits the ball towards cover

2.3

Steyn to Sehwag, 1 leg bye, Sehwag misses the glance against a short of a length ball and gets hit on the thigh for a leg bye towards square leg

2.4

Steyn to Gambhir, no run, the slower ball outside off stump, Gambhir waits on it and opens the face to steer towards point

2.5

Steyn to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir tries to cut one that's too close to him, the ball doesn't bounce either and Gambhir bottom edges it past his stumps

2.6

Steyn to Gambhir, 4 leg byes, Gambhir misses the pull and looks away as the short ball crashes into his shoulder and goes over AB de Villiers for four leg byes

India 22/0   DW Steyn 2-1-5-0
16.1

Steyn to Raina, FOUR, Raina makes room to a length ball and lofts it over the fielder at mid-off, he knew his field and exploited it

16.2

Steyn to Raina, no run, Rain tries to run the short of a length ball to third man, it was too close to him and he was beaten

16.3

Steyn to Raina, 1 run, steered off the back foot towards third man

16.4

Steyn to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni moves across his stumps to a good length ball on off and middle and plays towards midwicket

16.5

Steyn to Raina, 1 run, Raina backs away towards leg and throws his bat at a wide delivery outside off, he bottom edges it into the ground and towards the gully position, AB moves to his left and fields

16.6

Steyn to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni slogs at a short of a length ball outside off, he misses completely

India 119/5   DW Steyn 3-1-12-0
18.1

Steyn to Dhoni, FOUR, Dhoni moves across his stumps, latches on to a length ball and pulls it over midwicket towards the cow corner boundary

18.2

Steyn to Dhoni, 2 runs, a straight full toss and Dhoni gets an outside edge through backward point, he was looking to hit down the ground

18.3

Steyn to Dhoni, FOUR, what a shot that is, Dhoni stands his ground to a short ball and pulls it flat past the bowler, Steyn ducked out of the way, that would have taken his head off

18.4

Steyn to Dhoni, 2 runs, Dhoni moves towards the off side to smash a straight full toss towards Duminy at deep midwicket, he absolutely smashed it

18.5

Steyn to Dhoni, 2 runs, slogs across the line and manages to hit the length ball through square leg, Dhoni runs hard for another double

18.6

Steyn to Dhoni, no run, in the blockhole outside off stump, Dhoni is beaten, Steyn bowls a good last ball to end an expensive over

India 143/5   DW Steyn 4-1-26-0
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