Player of the Match
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Match Day

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Bottles allowed to cope with heat - OCA

OCA secretary Asirbad Behara has said the state association will need to be more vigilant in the future to prevent incidents like the bottle throwing that disrupted the second T20I

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Had a gut feel to bowl Tahir upfront - du Plessis

Faf du Plessis hailed South Africa's attack for putting in what he considered one of their best bowling efforts in T20 cricket, to seal a series win over India with a game to spare in Cuttack

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'Show some respect to your players'

The cricket world reacts to the incidents of bottle-throwing during the second India-South Africa T20 in Cuttack that caused two interruptions in play

Got his number

5

No. of times De Villiers has been dismissed by Ashwin in T20s - the most by any bowler. De Villiers averages 12.40 against him.

Morkel's best

3/12

Albie Morkel's figures in this match - the first time he's taken three-for in T20Is. His previous best for 2/12 which came in 2007.

Run-out streak

4

No. of consecutive T20Is in which an India opener has been run-out including Rohit Sharma in this match.

End of a streak

10

No.of consecutive scores of 20 or more in T20Is by Virat Kohli before this match. This was his first single-digit score in 11 innings.

New Turf for Tahir

35

Runs conceded by Imran Tahir in the last match - the most he has conceded in a T20I. This was also the first time he opened bowling for SA in T20Is.