RESULT
6th ODI (D/N), Centurion, February 16, 2018, South Africa v India 2018
(32.1/50 ov, T:205) 206/2

India won by 8 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
129* (96) & 2 catches
virat-kohli
Player Of The Series
558 runs
virat-kohli
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Aiden Markram (c)c Iyer b Thakur2430413180.00
Hashim Amla c †Dhoni b Thakur1019252052.63
AB de Villiers  b Chahal3034614088.23
Khaya Zondo c Pandya b Chahal54741193272.97
Heinrich Klaasen c Kohli b Bumrah2240383055.00
Farhaan Behardien c Bumrah b Thakur1550020.00
Chris Morris c Dhawan b Kuldeep Yadav48130050.00
Andile Phehlukwayo c & b Thakur3442642280.95
Morne Morkel c Iyer b Pandya20192902105.26
Imran Tahir c Kohli b Bumrah28100025.00
Lungi Ngidi not out 027000.00
Extras(w 3)3
TOTAL46.5 Ov (RR: 4.35, 209 Mts)204
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Hashim Amla, 6.3 ov), 2-43 (Aiden Markram, 9.5 ov), 3-105 (AB de Villiers, 20.5 ov), 4-135 (Heinrich Klaasen, 30.3 ov), 5-136 (Farhaan Behardien, 31.2 ov), 6-142 (Chris Morris, 33.3 ov), 7-151 (Khaya Zondo, 36.6 ov), 8-187 (Morne Morkel, 43.4 ov), 9-192 (Imran Tahir, 45.4 ov), 10-204 (Andile Phehlukwayo, 46.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shardul Thakur8.505245.88355330
6.3 to HM Amla, Thakur has Amla strangled down the leg side Dug in short and angling down the leg side, Amla can't quite control the pull because of the line. And he is late onto the shot. He would have been better off had he left it alone. Instead, he gloves it behind to Dhoni. Thakur roars "come on" and celebrates a wicket on return. 23/1
9.5 to AK Markram, Thakur strikes again, this time with the slower offcutter. Thakur's Mumbai team-mate Iyer claims an outstanding overhead catch. He hangs on even as he tumbles onto the ground. Pitched up outside off, the change of pace does the SA captain in. He plays a long way in front of his body and scoops a drive to cover. Great catch from Iyer after the drops earlier in the series. Perfect way for India to round out the Powerplay. 43/2
31.2 to F Behardien, that's a ripper at deep third man! Jasprit Bumrah, take a bow! He's not among the safest hands in the Indian line-up, but he responds to this upper cut from Behardien well enough, sprinting to his right, keeping his eyes on the ball, diving to get to it, and then it just sticks in his right hand. Lucky break for India (not that they really needed it). 136/5
46.5 to AL Phehlukwayo, Thakur has Andile chipping a return catch. Full and around off stump, possibly a knuckle ball, Andile aims to work it to the leg side. Instead, he leading-edges it back to Thakur. He bags four wickets on return. 204/10
Jasprit Bumrah812423.00364000
30.3 to H Klaasen, scoops a good low catch at short cover and Kohli comes up with a little gesture at the batsman, the finger on his lips. Good bowling from Bumrah, on a slow pitch, he dishes out the offcutter. The length is full, the line is just that tiny bit wide of off stump to draw the batsman into a drive. Klaasen hits it straight at the fielder. 135/4
45.4 to Imran Tahir, Tahir has the tendency to stay leg-side of the ball. This is pitched up on middle, Tahir stays leg-side of the ball, both feet inside the crease, he winds up reaching out for the ball with his hands and scoops a drive to Kohli at short cover. And that's Kohli's 100th catch in ODIs. 192/9
Hardik Pandya1003913.90353100
43.4 to M Morkel, Big Morne gives himself room and scythes it straight into the lap of sweeper cover. Short and wide outside off, Morne stays leg-side of the ball, and holes out to Iyer, who clings onto his second catch of the day - this is a dolly. 187/8
Kuldeep Yadav1005115.10315100
33.3 to CH Morris, Kuldeep adds his name into the wickets column with a wrong'un. The wristspinner has Morris holing out to long-off, where Dhawan pouches it safely and slaps his thigh in celebration. Tossed up liberally around off and breaks away. Morris looks to slug the googly away - against the break. He can't get underneath this very full one either. All he can do is to skew a catch to Dhawan in the deep via a leading edge. 142/6
Yuzvendra Chahal1003823.80350200
20.5 to AB de Villiers, the stumps take a beating. So does AB's rep; even he has not picked the legspinner's variation. He sets up for a cut shot, making tons of room outside leg, expecting a legbreak. But the ball pitches and skids on straight - like a flipper - and beats him completely. 105/3
36.6 to K Zondo, Chahal hangs this legbreak up in the air and gets it to drop down outside off. Zondo, having made room by skipping outside leg, drives inside-out but can't elevate the shot over Pandya at deep cover. India's wristspinners are at it again. 151/7
India INNINGS (Target: 205 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shikhar Dhawan c Zondo b Ngidi1834562052.94
Rohit Sharma c †Klaasen b Ngidi15131430115.38
Virat Kohli (c)not out 12996123192134.37
Ajinkya Rahane not out 3450813068.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, w 5)10
TOTAL32.1 Ov (RR: 6.40, 138 Mts)206/2
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Rohit Sharma, 3.4 ov), 2-80 (Shikhar Dhawan, 12.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel704206.00247020
Lungi Ngidi815426.75248030
3.4 to RG Sharma, top-edges the pull and Klaasen takes the offering gleefully! Rohit thinks the shot is on because the line is on leg stump, and his intention is to only help it to fine leg. But Ngidi generates extra bounce by hitting the deck and provides South Africa with a massive breakthrough. Also, the ball is only 126 kph, so the miscue doesn't really travel too far. 19/1
12.4 to S Dhawan, smacks it straight to point! It's there for the cut. And the cut comes out, with plenty of power. So much that Zondo ends up having the juggle the ball. But all is well and South Africa have their second wicket. 80/2
Chris Morris603606.00205000
Andile Phehlukwayo402706.75124000
Imran Tahir7.104205.86213200
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MATCH DETAILS
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossIndia, elected to field first
Series
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
India
Virat Kohli
Player Of The Series
India
Virat Kohli
Series resultIndia won the 6-match series 5-1
Match numberODI no. 3978
Hours of play (local time)13.00 start, First Session 13.00-16.30, Interval 16.30-17.15, Second Session 17.15-20.45
Match days16 February 2018 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
Pakistan
Aleem Dar
South Africa
Shaun George
TV Umpire
England
Ian Gould
Reserve Umpire
South Africa
Adrian Holdstock
Match Referee
Zimbabwe
Andy Pycroft
MATCH NOTES
  • South Africa innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 44 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 10.1 - 40.0 (Mandatory - 118 runs, 5 wickets)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (73 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 88/2 in 18.0 overs (AB de Villiers 28, K Zondo 24)
  • Over 18.2: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - K Zondo (Upheld)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 52 balls (AB de Villiers 21, K Zondo 30, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 18.6 overs (114 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 139/5 in 33.0 overs (K Zondo 48, CH Morris 2)
  • K Zondo: 50 off 67 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 36.4 overs (220 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 38.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - M Morkel (Upheld)
  • Powerplay 3: Overs 40.1 - 50.0 (Mandatory - 42 runs, 3 wickets)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 46.3 overs (279 balls), Extras 3
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 204/10 in 46.5 overs (L Ngidi 0)
  • India innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 63 runs, 1 wicket)
  • India: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (47 balls), Extras 8
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 10.1 - 40.0 (Mandatory - 143 runs, 1 wicket)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 41 balls (S Dhawan 8, V Kohli 34, Ex 8)
  • India: 100 runs in 14.3 overs (87 balls), Extras 9
  • V Kohli: 50 off 36 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 110/2 in 16.0 overs (V Kohli 56, AM Rahane 12)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (V Kohli 34, AM Rahane 16, Ex 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 24.2 overs (146 balls), Extras 9
  • V Kohli: 100 off 82 balls (17 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 104 balls (V Kohli 72, AM Rahane 28, Ex 0)
  • India: 200 runs in 31.6 overs (192 balls), Extras 10
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