2007 ICC World Twenty20: South Africa vs India

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Thursday, September 20, 2007

India have defeated South Africa by 37 runs in the Super 8 stage of the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 at Kingsmead, Durban, South Africa.

South Africa are eliminated from the tournament, while India and New Zealand progress to the semi finals from Group E.

India were left on 61-4 after Gautam Gambhir was dismissed for nineteen runs and Dinesh Karthik was caught behind for a duck two balls later. Virender Sehwag was caught behind for 11 and Robin Uthappa made 15, but Rohit Sharma (50 not out) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (45) shared a partnership of 85 runs as India recovered to 153-5.

In response South Africa collapsed to 31-5 as R P Singh took 4-13 and Sreesanth took 2-23. Mark Boucher and Albie Morkel both scored 36 runs and shared a partnership of 69 runs, but South Africa fell 37 runs short after 20 overs, finishing on 116-9.

Toss: India won, and chose to bat first.

Flag of India.svg India innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
G Gambhir c Smith b Pollock 19 19 3 0 100.00
V Sehwag c Boucher b Ntini 11 11 1 0 100.00
K D Karthik c J A Morkel b Pollock 0 1 0 0 0.00
R V Uthappa c Smith b M Morkel 15 16 1 1 93.75
R P Sharma not out 50 40 7 2 125.00
M S Dhoni run out (Philander) 45 33 4 1 136.36
I K Pathan not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2; lb 2; w 8; nb 1) 13
Total (5 wickets; 20 overs) 153 16 4

Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Gambhir, 4.4 ov), 2-33 (Karthik, 4.6 ov), 3-33 (Sehwag, 5.1 ov), 4-61 (Uthappa, 10.3 ov), 5-146 (Dhoni, 19.4 ov)

Did not bat: Harbhajan Singh, Joginder Sharma, S Sreesanth, R P Singh

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
S M Pollock 4 0 17 2 4.25
M Ntini 4 0 30 1 7.50
J J van der Wath 4 0 43 0 10.75
M Morkel 4 0 32 1 8.00
V D Philander 2 0 14 0 7.00
J A Morkel 2 0 13 0 6.50
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa innings (Target: 154 runs from 20 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
H H Gibbs lbw b Singh 1 3 0 0 33.33
G C Smith c Karthik b Singh 4 6 1 0 66.66
A B de Villiers lbw b Sreesanth 1 4 0 0 25.00
J M Kemp run out (Singh) 5 12 1 0 41.66
M V Boucher b Sreesanth 36 41 4 0 87.80
S M Pollock b Singh 0 1 0 0 0.00
J A Morkel b Singh 36 37 2 1 97.29
V D Philander st Karthik b Harbhajan Singh 2 5 0 0 40.00
J J van der Wath st Karthik b Harbhajan Singh 2 6 0 0 33.33
M Morkel not out 1 3 0 0 33.33
M Ntini not out 5 2 1 0 250.00
Extras (lb 8; w 15) 23
Total (9 wickets; 20 overs) 116 9 1

Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Gibbs, 1.1 ov), 2-12 (Smith, 1.4 ov), 3-12 (de Villiers, 2.3 ov), 4-30 (Kemp, 5.4 ov), 5-31 (Pollock, 5.5 ov), 6-100 (Boucher, 16.4 ov), 7-103 (Philander, 17.4 ov), 8-109 (JA Morkel, 18.4 ov), 9-111 (van der Wath, 19.4 ov)

Flag of India.svg India bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
S Sreesanth 4 0 23 2 5.75
R P Singh 4 0 13 4 3.25
Joginder Sharma 4 0 24 0 6.00
I K Pathan 4 0 16 0 4.00
Harbhajan Singh 3.6 0 32 2 8.00

South Africa: G C Smith (capt), H H Gibbs, A B de Villiers, M V Boucher (wkt), J M Kemp, S M Pollock, J A Morkel, J J van der Wath, V D Philander, M Ntini, M Morkel

India: G Gambhir, V Sehwag, K D Karthik, R V Uthappa, R P Sharma, M S Dhoni (capt, wkt), I K Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Joginder Sharma, S Sreesanth, R P Singh

Man of the Match: R P Sharma (India)

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Umpires: B R Doctrove (West Indies) and S J A Taufel (Australia)
TV Umpire: S J Davis (Australia)
Match Referee: R S Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve Umpire: B G Jerling (South Africa)


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