Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
20 | 14 Runs | SA: 172/4 | RR: 8.60

  • David Miller23 (12b)
  • Jean-Paul Duminy45 (40b)
  • Mohit Sharma3-0-34-0
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar4-0-33-1

You will have to put South Africa ahead after that innings. As it is chasing has been difficult in these late stages of the tournament, and to add to it South Africa have posted a score they have never lost after posting. However, funnier things have happened. This is not past India yet. They have been the best team of the tournament so far. Let's see how they respond to having been put in a spot for the first time in this World T20. Be back soon

19.6
2
MM Sharma to Miller, 2 runs, good finish by Mohit, a yorker, middle and leg, he digs it out towards deep midwicket. He stumbles as he runs but has enough time to come back for the second
19.5
4
MM Sharma to Miller, FOUR runs, tries the wide yorker, but the third man is in. Don't quite get that plan. If you are bowling wide yorkers, have third man back. Miller drives this half-volley, and goes over short third for four. South Africa have never lost after scoring more than 166
19.4
0
MM Sharma to Miller, no run, good wide yorker. Just inside those tram lines. Beats the inside edge as he tries to squirt it past short third

Round the wicket now

19.3
6
MM Sharma to Miller, SIX runs, misses the yorker by inches, and Mohit makes him pay for it. Gets under this low full toss, lofted straight of mid-off for a flat six. Top shot
19.2
1
MM Sharma to Duminy, 1 run, wide yorker, squirted out for a single. Good start to the over for India

Round the wicket

19.1
1
MM Sharma to Miller, 1 run, lucky to get away with a length ball. That was in the slot to hit a six. Doesn't get a good hit. Takes a single to long-on

Last over coming up. Who will bowl it? Jadeja? Mishra? Both turn the ball back in to left-hand batsmen. It's Mohit to bowl the last over. Fine leg and third man are up

END OF OVER:
19 | 12 Runs | SA: 158/4 | RR: 8.31

  • David Miller10 (7b)
  • Jean-Paul Duminy44 (39b)
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar4-0-33-1
  • Ravichandran Ashwin4-0-22-3
18.6
1
Kumar to Miller, 1 run, well bowled to finish the over. A perfect yorker. He has dug this out to leg, and scampers through for one. Was out if Bhuvneshwar had hit the non-striker's end
18.5
4
Kumar to Miller, FOUR runs, what a shot. Top shot this. Low full toss, nearly a yorker, he can't get under it, but he drives this hard and beats the diving extra cover by inches
18.4
1
Kumar to Duminy, 1 run, slower ball, Duminy adjusts late, opens the face, gets a single to short third
18.3
6
Kumar to Duminy, SIX runs, that's a monster hit from Duminy. Stands strong, in the crease, gets under a length ball, and swings it clear over square leg. Don't bowl length at the death. Someone in the crowd seems to be hit
18.2
0
Kumar to Duminy, no run, tries the cute ramp over fine leg to a length ball, but is beaten. Two dots, and pressure will be on Duminy now
18.1
0
Kumar to Duminy, no run, low full toss, pretty straight, hit back at him. Valuable dot

Two overs to go. Two big overs for this match. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl the 19th

END OF OVER:
18 | 10 Runs | SA: 146/4 | RR: 8.11

  • Jean-Paul Duminy37 (35b)
  • David Miller5 (5b)
  • Ravichandran Ashwin4-0-22-3
  • Suresh Raina4-0-35-0
17.6
1
Ashwin to Duminy, 1 run, Ashwin's first wicketless over comes to an end. Worked away off the pads to deep midwicket
17.5
1
Ashwin to Miller, 1 run, gets a single to leg
17.4
1
Ashwin to Duminy, 1 run, tries the sweep from outside off, gets a bottom edge through Dhoni's legs
17.3
6
Ashwin to Duminy, SIX runs, jumps at him, right to its pitch, swings through smoothly, and clears long-on easily. Beautiful old-fashioned shot
17.2
0
Ashwin to Duminy, no run, big shout for lbw as he is beaten on the sweep, but this has hit him on top of the pad. No lbw here

Slip comes out

17.1
1
Ashwin to Miller, 1 run, on a length, offbreak, pushed through cover for one

Ashwin to bowl out? He has got three already. Will he get another wicket? A slip is still in

END OF OVER:
17 | 6 Runs | SA: 136/4 | RR: 8.00

  • David Miller3 (3b)
  • Jean-Paul Duminy29 (31b)
  • Suresh Raina4-0-35-0
  • Ravichandran Ashwin3-0-12-3
16.6
1
Raina to Miller, 1 run, short of a length, stays low, punched to deep cover for one
16.5
1
Raina to Duminy, 1 run, short of a length, into the pads, worked away for one to deep square
16.4
1
Raina to Miller, 1 run, short of a length, punched straight of the diving short straight cover for one
16.3
1
Raina to Duminy, 1 run, stays back to a length ball, nurdles it for one to leg
16.2
1
Raina to Miller, 1 run, on a length, on off, pushed past cover for one
16.1
1
Raina to Duminy, 1 run, flat, into the pads, gets a single to leg

Raina gets a fourth over. Two left-hand batsmen in

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Fantastic Kohli

70.66

Kohli's ave in chases in T20Is (excluding this match), averages 25.61 batting first

Run Machines

3

Number of fifties Kohli has scored in this World T20, equals the most. Stephan Myburgh has also got 3, from seven matches.

India's man for chases?

35.81

Yuvraj's average in chases, better than his ave of 30.27 when batting first. He has a strike rate of 140 in chases

Powerplay

56

Runs scored by India in the Powerplay - just one run short of the highest they have scored against SA

Profligate

8.91

SA's economy in the Powerplays, worst among teams in this World T20, they concede a boundary of every four balls

Early blues

10.60

Ave runs conceded by SA in the first over in this World T20, most by any team

India's spin strength?

9.18

Spinners' economy against SA in the last five - their worst against any team in T20Is

Mishra's nerves

17

Runs conceded by Mishra in his second over, the most he has conceded

Weakest link?

121

Runs conceded by Jadeja from his 16 overs, most by a spinner in the league stage

A new day

34

The previous highest India had conceded in the Powerplays in this World T20, against Pakistan, SA have scored 38 already

Silent Hash

40.75

Amla's average in this World T20, is the third-highest run scorer with 163 runs

Miserly

34

Runs conceded by Bhuvaneshwar Kumar from ten overs of Powerplay in this World T20, before today

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

First Round Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
BDESH32141.466
NEPAL32140.933
AFG3122-0.981
HKG3122-1.455
First Round Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
NL32141.109
ZIM32140.957
IRE3214-0.701
UAE3030-1.541
Group 1
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL43162.233
SA43160.075
NZ4224-0.678
ENG4132-0.776
NL4132-0.866
Group 2
TeamMWLPTNRR
INDIA44081.28
WI43161.971
PAK4224-0.384
AUS4132-0.857
BDESH4040-2.072