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2nd T20I (N), Cuttack, October 05, 2015, South Africa tour of India
(17.1/20 ov, T:93) 96/4

South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
India INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Rohit Sharma run out (Miller)2224402091.66
Shikhar Dhawan lbw b Morris1112192091.66
Virat Kohli run out (Morris/†de Villiers)11300100.00
Suresh Raina c Amla b Imran Tahir2224463091.66
Ambati Rayudu  b Rabada024000.00
MS Dhoni (c)†c †de Villiers b Morkel58200062.50
Axar Patel c du Plessis b Morkel912180075.00
Harbhajan Singh  b Imran Tahir011000.00
Ravichandran Ashwin  b Morris1115241073.33
Bhuvneshwar Kumar  b Morkel021000.00
Mohit Sharma not out 049000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 9)11
TOTAL17.2 Ov (RR: 5.30, 97 Mts)92
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Shikhar Dhawan, 3.6 ov), 2-30 (Virat Kohli, 4.2 ov), 3-43 (Rohit Sharma, 7.5 ov), 4-45 (Ambati Rayudu, 8.3 ov), 5-67 (MS Dhoni, 11.4 ov), 6-69 (Suresh Raina, 12.3 ov), 7-69 (Harbhajan Singh, 12.4 ov), 8-85 (Axar Patel, 15.4 ov), 9-85 (Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 15.6 ov), 10-92 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 17.2 ov)
Kyle Abbott302107.00113041
Imran Tahir402426.00103010
12.3 to SK Raina, another googly, not quite driving length, and Raina goes for the drive, plays a little early, and pops a simple, waist-high catch to Amla at cover. 69/6
12.4 to Harbhajan Singh, and back he goes, first ball! Another googly from Tahir, slow and enticingly loopy outside off. Harbhajan plays a drive away from his body and the ball sneaks into the gap and pegs back middle stump. 69/7
Kagiso Rabada401814.50100030
8.3 to AT Rayudu, oh my. That's a full-toss, and Rayudu swings across the line, loses his shape, and loses his leg stump. Not the greatest delivery Rabada has bowled in his life, and definitely not the greatest shot Rayudu has played in his life. 45/4
Chris Morris2.201626.8562010
3.6 to S Dhawan, full and straight, and it hits Dhawan on the pad as he looks to whip it across the line. Umpire raised his finger as soon as Morris turned around to appeal. We'll have to see where that pitched and where it was headed. Looked out at first glance, looked like it straightened a touch. Pitched on leg and middle, straightened a touch. Enough to hit off stump?. 28/1
17.2 to R Ashwin, all over. Ashwin made room to carve over the covers, and Morris bowled a straight length ball. It slipped past his angled bat and hit top of middle. 92/10
Albie Morkel401233.00130000
11.4 to MS Dhoni, gone! That was wide, not too short, and he went for the big slash outside off. Thick edge, went low to AB, who took it falling forward. Dhoni started walking off immediately, but they're checking if he caught it cleanly. He has, yes.. 67/5
15.4 to AR Patel, another! It's a length ball on middle stump, and Axar is a little too early into his flick, hits it in the air, and the man at midwicket takes a fairly simple catch, falling to his left. 85/8
15.6 to B Kumar, gone, nine down! Full and straight, not quite full enough for the drive through extra cover, and the ball maybe came in a touch to find the gap between bat and pad and crash into the stumps. 85/9
South Africa INNINGS (Target: 93 runs from 20 overs)
AB de Villiers  b Ashwin1921322090.47
Hashim Amla c RG Sharma b Ashwin2380066.66
Faf du Plessis (c)c MM Sharma b Ashwin16141321114.28
Jean-Paul Duminy not out 3039933076.92
Farhaan Behardien lbw b Patel1118730061.11
David Miller not out 108901125.00
Extras(lb 3, w 5)8
TOTAL17.1 Ov (RR: 5.59, 116 Mts)96/4
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Hashim Amla, 1.6 ov), 2-38 (Faf du Plessis, 5.5 ov), 3-49 (AB de Villiers, 7.6 ov), 4-76 (Farhaan Behardien, 14.3 ov)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar201306.5072010
Ravichandran Ashwin402436.00132100
1.6 to HM Amla, got him! Fired that at the pads and Amla went for the flick. Didn't middle it, and it popped up in the direction of leg slip, where Rohit grabbed it after a juggle. 13/1
5.5 to F du Plessis, gone! Comes down the track again, sees a bit of flight. Looks to hit over the bowler again but doesn't quite time it - change of angle forced him to open his bat face - and Mohit, running backwards and to his right from mid-off, takes a superbly judged catch. 38/2
7.6 to AB de Villiers, bowled him! That was beautifully done by Ashwin. Once again, bowls de Villiers with a change of pace. Was much slower than his previous deliveries, and de Villiers had to reach out to drive that. Didn't turn as much as he expected, and it beat his outside edge and hit top of off. 49/3
Harbhajan Singh402005.00121020
Mohit Sharma10707.0021000
Suresh Raina3.101203.78101000
Axar Patel301715.6660100
14.3 to F Behardien, length ball, slides on with the angle and utterly beats Behardien, who's stuck on the crease, expecting turn. In the end, he has no time to respond, and the ball strikes his front pad plumb in front. No hesitation from the umpire there. 76/4
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Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Albie Morkel
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberT20I no. 457
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.25, Interval 20.25-20.45, Second Session 20.45-22.10
Match days5 October 2015 - night (20-over match)
Chettithody Shamshuddin
TV Umpire
Vineet Kulkarni
Reserve Umpire
Anil Chaudhary
Match Referee
Chris Broad
  • India innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 35 runs, 2 wickets)
  • India: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (56 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: India - 92/10 in 17.2 overs (MM Sharma 0)
  • South Africa innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 38 runs, 2 wickets)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (49 balls), Extras 5
  • Match Delayed: South Africa - 70/3 in 13.0 overs (JP Duminy 19, F Behardien 8)