Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

486dSambit Bal

The World Cup's new best friend

The batting Powerplay a potential banana skin for the team seeking it, has created a period of play when anything can happen

486dFirdose Moonda in Nagpur

Smith hails South Africa's determination

Graeme Smith has hailed South Africa's determination to bounce back after a fiery Indian start that threatened to take the game away from the visitors

486dSharda Ugra in Nagpur

MS Dhoni hits out at batsmen

India lost their first World Cup match to South Africa by five wickets and Dhoni criticised his batsmen who had made it happen

486dFirdose Moonda in Nagpur

A Kamran Akmal moment

ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the World Cup, Group B match between India and South Africa

486dNikhil Chouguley

Battle royale

Sehwag v Steyn, Zaheer v Smith, Bollywood beauties, and mum's cooking - what more could a guy ask for?

486dFirdose Moonda in Nagpur

Bowling depth gives South Africa options

Imran Tahir has given South Africa the joker they needed to form a full pack of bowling options, If his injured finger forces him to miss the India game, South Africa might turn back to a more familiar asset - their seamers

486dSharda Ugra in Nagpur

Can India peak at the right time?

Has India's World Cup campaign been a stuttering four-match performance or the prelude to what will be a thoughtfully timed assault on the tougher stages of the competition?

486dSharda Ugra in Nagpur

Dhoni wants top-order to bat longer

MS Dhoni believes that it is the start from the top order that will enable India's explosive middle order a chance to play their A-game

South Africa 2nd innings Partnerships

1st41HM AmlaGC Smith
2nd86JH KallisHM Amla
3rd46JH KallisAB de Villiers
4th50JP DuminyAB de Villiers
5th15JP DuminyF du Plessis
6th9MN van WykF du Plessis
7th32J BothaF du Plessis
8th21RJ PetersonF du Plessis