ICC T20 World Cup 2012: India Beat South Africa By 1 Runs

Colombo: India has defeated South Africa by one run in the thrilling final match of the super eight rounds of the Twenty20 World Cup 2012, here at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Instead of a thrilling win India has failed to qualify for the semi-finals.

Pakistan and Australia have qualified for the semi-finals of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2012, sending India and South Africa home.

Chasing a target of 153 runs set by India, the South African team bowled out at 151 runs. Plessis was the only successful Proteas batsmen scoring 65 runs on 38 balls. The other African players failed to capitalize on their starts and got out below 20 runs.

Match Information:

Series ICC World Twenty20, 2012 Match Referee Jeff Crowe (NZ)
Toss South Africa, elected to field Match Timings
19:30 IST – 23:00 IST
Umpires Kumar Dharmasena (SL), Rod Tucker (AUS) Current Time
01:14 IST
Third Umpire Ian Gould (ENG)

Match Summary:

India 152/6 (20.0 ov)
South Africa 151/10 (19.5 ov)
India beat South Africa by 1 run

Man of the Match: Yuvraj Singh

Match Scorecard:

India Batting
BATSMEN RUNS BALLS 4’s 6’s SR
Gautam Gambhir b Morne Morkel 8 12 1 0 67
Virender Sehwag b Robin Peterson 17 14 1 1 121
Virat Kohli c AB de Villiers b Jacques Kallis 2 6 0 0 33
Rohit Sharma lbw b Robin Peterson 25 27 2 0 93
Yuvraj Singh b Morne Morkel 21 15 1 2 140
Suresh Raina run out (Johan Botha) 45 34 5 0 132
MS Dhoni (C) (W) not out 23 13 3 0 177
Irfan Pathan
Ravichandran Ashwin
Lakshmipathy Balaji
Zaheer Khan
Extras (b 0, lb 10, w 0, nb 1, p 0) 11
Total: 152/6(20.0 ov)
Power Play 1: 1-6 overs;
Fall of wickets1-23 (Gautam Gambhir, 3.3), 2-30 (Virat Kohli, 4.5), 3-36 (Virender Sehwag, 5.3), 4-68 (Yuvraj Singh, 10), 5-112 (Rohit Sharma, 16), 6-152 (Suresh Raina, 20)
South Africa Bowling
BOWLERS OVER MAIDEN RUNS WICKET NO BALL WIDE ECO
Dale Steyn 4 1 26 0 0 0 7
Morne Morkel 4 0 28 2 1 0 7
Jacques Kallis 3 0 24 1 0 0 8
Robin Peterson 4 0 25 2 0 0 6
Johan Botha 3 0 30 0 0 0 10
Faf du Plessis 1 0 3 0 0 0 3
JP Duminy 1 0 6 0 0 0 6
South Africa Batting
BATSMEN RUNS BALLS 4’s 6’s SR
Hashim Amla c Virender Sehwag b Zaheer Khan 0 2 0 0 0
Jacques Kallis c Rohit Sharma b Irfan Pathan 6 8 1 0 75
AB de Villiers (C) (W) b Yuvraj Singh 13 13 2 0 100
Faf du Plessis c Suresh Raina b Yuvraj Singh 65 38 6 2 171
JP Duminy c Gautam Gambhir b Lakshmipathy Balaji 16 23 0 0 70
Farhaan Behardien c Suresh Raina b Zaheer Khan 13 12 1 0 108
Robin Peterson b Zaheer Khan 10 10 1 0 100
Albie Morkel b Lakshmipathy Balaji 10 6 0 1 167
Johan Botha c Suresh Raina b Ravichandran Ashwin 8 5 0 1 160
Dale Steyn not out 0 0 0 0 NaN
Morne Morkel b Lakshmipathy Balaji 6 3 0 1 200
Extras (b 0, lb 3, w 0, nb 1, p 0) 4
Total: 151/10(19.5 ov)
Power Play 1: 1-6 overs;
Fall of wickets1-0 (Hashim Amla, 0.2), 2-16 (Jacques Kallis, 3.3), 3-46 (AB de Villiers, 6.1), 4-95 (Faf du Plessis, 12.4), 5-107 (JP Duminy, 15), 6-127 (Farhaan Behardien, 17.2), 7-127 (Robin Peterson, 17.3), 8-138 (Johan Botha, 18.5), 9-145 (Albie Morkel, 19.2), 10-151 (Morne Morkel, 19.5)
India Bowling
BOWLERS OVER MAIDEN RUNS WICKET NO BALL WIDE ECO
Zaheer Khan 4 0 22 3 0 0 6
Irfan Pathan 3 0 26 1 0 0 9
Yuvraj Singh 4 0 23 2 0 0 6
Rohit Sharma 1 0 13 0 0 0 13
Ravichandran Ashwin 4 0 27 1 1 0 7
Lakshmipathy Balaji 3.5

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