ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 24th match, Group E

South Africa v India

India won by 37 runs

12.1

JA Morkel to Dhoni, no run, defended back to the bowler on the front foot

12.2

JA Morkel to Dhoni, no run, defended towards mid-off, the pressure is building on India

12.3

JA Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni moves across his stumps and flicks through square leg

12.4

JA Morkel to Sharma, FOUR, Sharma backs away to make room and square drives the ball uppishly but wide of Gibbs who dives to his right at point, the ball beats him and races to the boundary

12.5

JA Morkel to Sharma, 1 leg bye, the ball hits the pads for a leg bye behind square

12.6

JA Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, good-length delivery on off stump, Dhoni leans forward and drives to long off

India 79/4   JA Morkel 1-0-6-0

14.1

JA Morkel to Dhoni, no run, short of a length on off stump, angling into the right-hander, Dhoni waits on the back foot and defends to cover

14.2

JA Morkel to Dhoni, FOUR, dropped! Dhoni flat bats the ball off the front foot down to long-on where Morne Morkel came charging in off the line to take the catch, he loses the ball in the lights and suddenly realises that he's run too far forward, the ball bounces past him and goes for four

14.3

JA Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, driven firmly off the front foot to cover

14.4

JA Morkel to Sharma, 1 run, defended off the back foot to point

14.5

JA Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, another one falls safe, Dhoni tries to pull but lobs the ball safely into the region that would have been occupied by backward short leg in a Test match, both Boucher and the bowler went for it but neither got there in time

14.6

JA Morkel to Sharma, no run, driven firmly through covers off the front foot

India 97/4   JA Morkel 2-0-13-0
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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Photos

Sep 20, 2007

An Indian fan shows support for the side, India v South Africa, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 20, 2007

An Indian fan shows support for the side

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Sep 20, 2007

Indian fans wave the national flag, India v South Africa, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 20, 2007

Indian fans wave the national flag

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