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11th Match Group B, London, Jun 11 2017, ICC Champions Trophy
(38/50 ov, target 192)193/2
India won by 8 wickets (with 72 balls remaining)
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• The Report by Sidharth Monga

Disciplined India run dysfunctional South Africa out

South Africa contrived to lose eight wickets for 51 runs from 140 for 2 in the 29th over on a used pitch, slower than the ones The Oval has laid out

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Commentator: Nikhil Kalro
Scorecard summary
South Africa191/10(44.3 overs)
India193/2(38 overs)
end of over 3810 runs
INDIA: 193/2CRR: 5.07 
Yuvraj Singh23 (25)
Virat Kohli76 (101)
Jean-Paul Duminy3-0-17-0
Imran Tahir6-0-37-1

6.50pm A resounding performance from India put SA out of their misery. SA were so under-par for the majority of the day that they didn't deserve to be in the official knockouts. Virat Kohli was at it again, the chasing master. Saw off a testing opening spell and then just did Virat Kohli, taking India through. Shikhar Dhawan was terrific. Cliched yes, but this was a complete India performance from the start, keeping the SA openers on a tight leash and it resulted in tight singles that shouldn't have been. Thereon, there was just one winner. India will play Bangladesh in one semi final, a repeat of the 2015 World Cup quarter-final. And South Africa may go home for a bit before returning to England for the Tests.

Virat Kohli: "A good toss to win, the wicket didn't change too much. A decent wicket to bat on. The fielkders backed our bowlers. The opportunity comes your way, you have to grab it. Always good to get him out early, he can always hurt you (AB de Villiers). We wanted to step up that intensity. Important for someone to bat till the end, but Shikhar's intent was outstanding. This is probably our best game we played so far. We played in Birmingham, we like that pitch, suits our game. No looking back. Always room for improvement, always small point you can improve on, can't rest on your laurels.

AB de Villiers: Not an ideal way to finish. Credit to them in those first 15-20 overs, put the pressure on us, we normally don't bat that way. We never got going, very sad obviously, We were hoping to play a better game of cricket. Came unstuck against a better team. Couldn't it get away. A lot of soft dismissals."

Jaspirit Bumrah is the Man of the Match: "An important game for us. We wanted to be calm and execute our plans. I'm happy with any role given to me. As long as you're contributing, it's good. The ball doesn't swing too much, so stick to the basic,s bowl a hard length, don't give room. A good toss to win, chasing has been relatively easier."

37.6
6
Duminy to Yuvraj, SIX runs

finished with a six, and India seal their semi-final spot. Drops short on middle and leg, Yuvraj goes back and says thanks with a swat over midwicket. South Africa knocked out of yet another global event

37.5
Duminy to Yuvraj, no run

93 kph, on the pads, misses a flick does Yuvraj. Struck on the pad

Vikas Vadgama: "@Dipanjan, you just can't compare runs, Yuvraj batted most of his career at 5 or 6 whereas Kohli at 3 or 4. Obviously, Kohli had more time to settle down and score runs."

37.4
1
Duminy to Kohli, 1 run

a yorker on leg, 92 kph. Kohli wanted to sweep but is so full, so he improvises a flick to deep midwicket

37.3
1
Duminy to Yuvraj, 1 run

clipped to deep midwicket

Vishal: "Kohli is in the top 7 in terms of most runs - and they say that he is out of form..."

37.2
2
Duminy to Yuvraj, 2 runs

sliced through point for two. Tossed up outside off, skewed away in his search for a drive

Shahab khan: "Currently all four asian teams are alive. one will go home tomorrow. but still three out of four asians in semifinalist, great acheivement"

37.1
Duminy to Yuvraj, no run

tossed up outside off, driven to cover

So, India are not the only ones cruising to victory at the moment. Rafael Nadal has just crushed Stanislas Wawrinka on the way to a staggering 10th French Open title, breaking several records in the process."

end of over 377 runs
INDIA: 183/2CRR: 4.94 RRR: 0.69 • Need 9 from 13 overs
Yuvraj Singh14 (20)
Virat Kohli75 (100)
Imran Tahir6-0-37-1
Jean-Paul Duminy2-0-7-0
36.6
1
Tahir to Yuvraj, 1 run

a googly outside off, Yuvraj goes back and guides a cut to the sweeper cover

36.5
Tahir to Yuvraj, no run

gets forward and defends

36.4
1
Tahir to Kohli, 1 run

shortish and wide, sliced to the sweeper cover

36.3
4
Tahir to Kohli, FOUR runs

picks length early. He has been the best player of Tahir I've seen. Drops short on middle, it still skids on but Kohli goes back and swats a pull through midwicket. Wow

36.2
1
Tahir to Yuvraj, 1 run

worked towards square leg

36.1
Tahir to Yuvraj, no run

flat outside off, spins back in. Pushed away towards cover

end of over 363 runs
INDIA: 176/2CRR: 4.88 RRR: 1.14 • Need 16 from 14 overs
Virat Kohli70 (98)
Yuvraj Singh12 (16)
Jean-Paul Duminy2-0-7-0
Imran Tahir5-0-30-1
35.6
Duminy to Kohli, no run

slower on off, played towards square leg

35.5
1
Duminy to Yuvraj, 1 run

flat on off, inside-edged towards third man. Takes a run

soumith potturi: "Disagree with you, people who watched it could easily say it was also going down the leg, let alone pitching outside leg. And he did review when it looked close. You need to not use it for the sake of using it."

35.4
Duminy to Yuvraj, no run

quick and straight, full, no turn. Smothered back

35.3
Duminy to Yuvraj, no run

fuller on leg, kept out by Yuvraj

Sarthak Baral: "And this is why Virat is the best chaser in the world, started off very shaky but he rode that period and now he's close to seeing his team home, great batting."

35.2
1
Duminy to Kohli, 1 run

quick and straight, flicked to deep midwicket. Another run

Simba: "SA chokes again in a major tournament. Its a pity they just could not play their natural game....."

35.1
1
Duminy to Yuvraj, 1 run

flat outside off, pushed to the sweeper cover from the back foot

Dipanjan Mitra: "Can't imagine the difference between the 2 present batsmen at the crease, Yuvraj and Kohli, in terms of ODI runs is just 700. and the latter has played 117 games less. "

end of over 357 runs
INDIA: 173/2CRR: 4.94 RRR: 1.27 • Need 19 from 15 overs
Virat Kohli69 (96)
Yuvraj Singh10 (12)
Imran Tahir5-0-30-1
Jean-Paul Duminy1-0-4-0
34.6
Tahir to Kohli, no run

slower, straight, guided down to third man.

34.5
1
Tahir to Yuvraj, 1 run

overpitched outside off, pushed up to long-off

Best performances - batters
Shikhar Dhawan portrait
S Dhawan
78 runs (83)
12 fours
1 six
Control76%
Productive shot
pull
14 runs
3 fours
0 six
801312198711
Virat Kohli player portrait
V Kohli
76 runs (101)
7 fours
1 six
Control86%
Productive shot
flick
21 runs
2 fours
0 six
52411108927
Best performances - bowlers
Bhuvneshwar Kumar portrait
B Kumar
O
7.3
M
0
R
23
W
2
ECO
3.06
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
LEGOFF
LHB
2W
Jasprit Bumrah portrait
JJ Bumrah
O
8
M
0
R
28
W
2
ECO
3.5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesICC Champions TrophySouth Africa tour of England
Season2017
Player Of The Match
Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah
Match numberODI no. 3886
Hours of play (local time)10:30 start, First Session 10:30-14:00 Interval 14:00-14:45, Second Session 14:45-18:15
Match days11 June 2017 - day(50-over match)
Umpires
Pakistan Image
Aleem Dar
Australia Image
Paul Reiffel
TV Umpire
England Image
Richard Illingworth
Reserve Umpire
England Image
Richard Kettleborough
Match Referee
Australia Image
David Boon
PointsIndia 2, South Africa 0