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India
307/7
India won by 130 runs
South Africa
177/10
Match played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (day/night), on 2015-02-22
Cricket World Cup 2015

As it happened: India win by 130 runs

2015-02-21 22:05
Last Updated at 08:13
22 Feb 13:02
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22 Feb 12:59

INDIA DESERVED WINNERS

India have totally outplayed South Africa today.  They dominated in all three departments.  South Africa off their game, very worryingly so, dropped catches, some loose bowling and some terrible shot selection all contributing to their downfall. 

22 Feb 12:57

MAN OF THE MATCH

Shikhar Dhawan is the man of the match for his brilliant 137.

22 Feb 12:53

ALL OVER AT THE MCG - INDIA WIN CONVINCINGLY

India have beaten South Africa by 130 runs.

22 Feb 12:53

WICKET!  Tahir is gone, LBW to Jadeja  All over at the MCG folks.

Imran Tahir lbw b Jadeja 8 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

22 Feb 12:51
Ashwin has finished his spell.  He took 3/41 in his 10 overs.
22 Feb 12:50
FOUR!  Tahir gets an outside edge down to fine third man for a boundary.
22 Feb 12:48
South Africa 170/9 after 39 overs
22 Feb 12:45
FOUR!  Parnell with a pull of defiance! Good shot!
22 Feb 12:42
Imran Tahir is the last man in for South Africa.
22 Feb 12:40

WICKET! Jadeja strikes immediately as he tosses one up, Morkel drops on one knee and tries the slog sweep only to be bowled.

M Morkel b Ashwin 2 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

22 Feb 12:39
Jadeja returns to the attack for India.  
22 Feb 12:37
Morne Morkel comes to the crease for South Africa.  Shami meets him with a bouncer that he has to fend off.
22 Feb 12:36

WICKET!  Steyn is out, caught by Dhawan at cover after he lashes a short ball from Shami straight at him.

DW Steyn c Jadeja b Mohammed Shami 1 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

22 Feb 12:34

Ashwin has 2/35 in his 8 overs.

South Africa 157/7 after 36 overs

22 Feb 12:32

POWERPLAY TAKEN

The batting powerplay has been taken as 35 overs have passed. 

22 Feb 12:30

Last 20 balls, 7 runs, 3 wickets.  

South Africa 154/7 after 34.1 overs.

22 Feb 12:27
WICKET!  Clipping the top of the stumps, it remains umpires call and Philander is gone. That spun into him and missed his defensive push.
22 Feb 12:25
REFERRAL! Philander is given out LBW but he has asked for a referral.
22 Feb 12:24

WICKET!  Another run-out folks... Miller is gone, run-out coming back for a second.  He was a millimeter short of his ground.  Great throw by Yadav.

DA Miller run out 22 (23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 95.65

22 Feb 12:22
We go upstairs again to check another run-out call. 
22 Feb 12:19

DRINKS BREAK AT THE MCG

South Africa are 151/5 after 33 overs and require another 158 runs at 9.23 runs per over.

22 Feb 12:15
Miller makes it back with a dive!  Poor running again though.
22 Feb 12:15
We are going upstairs to see if we have a run-out!  
22 Feb 12:12

South Africa 148/5 after 32 overs.

India have dominated here today so far.

22 Feb 12:11
Wayne Parnell comes to the wicket for South Africa.
22 Feb 12:10

WICKET! Duminy is out reverse sweeping.  The ball looped off his gloves to Raina at slip.  

JP Duminy c Raina b Ashwin 6 (15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

22 Feb 12:08
Five runs off that Sharma over.  Ashwin continues.
22 Feb 12:04

South Africa 142/4 after 30 overss

Miller 20* (21)

Duminy 2* (7)

South Africa need 165 runs in 20 overs at 8.31 runs per over.

22 Feb 12:03
APPEAL! Ashwin strikes Miller on the pads, but the umpire says not out.
22 Feb 12:01
FOUR!  Miller is in fine form.    He sweeps Ashwin very fine down to fine-leg for a boundary.
22 Feb 11:55
JP Duminy comes out to join Miller at the crease.  They were involved in that massive partnership against Zimbabwe.
22 Feb 11:54

WICKET!  Sharma has struck straight away!  Du Plessis tries to hit him over mid-off but can't clear Dhawan.

F du Plessis c Dhawan b MM Sharma 55 (71b 5x4 0x6) SR: 77.46

22 Feb 11:52
Sharma back into the attack for India.
22 Feb 11:51

This partnership is quickly up to 25 runs in 5 overs.

South Africa 133/3 after 28 overs.  They need 175 to win.

22 Feb 11:47
FOUR!  Miller sweeps again, in the air but clear of the fielder and to the boundary.
22 Feb 11:46

FIFTY TO DU PLESSIS

His fifty has come up off 65 balls including 5 fours.  This is his 13th ODI fifty. 

22 Feb 11:45

Miller sweeps well, Yadav dives on the boundary to save a certain four!  Well fielded that!

22 Feb 11:44
Massive appeal for a catch at the wicket, Dhoni has done well to get to that as it comes off Du Plessis pad.  He was nowhere near it with the bat.
22 Feb 11:41

South Africa are 113/3 after 24 overs.

Run-rate: 4.67

Required Run-rate: 7.50

22 Feb 11:37
David Miller is the new man in for South Africa.  
 
  • 41

    Jadja comes back. Starts with a wide. Single off the next ball. WICKET! This ball goes on with the arm and hit Tahir halfway up and has been given!Tahir goes for 8 off 10 balls and it's all over! India have won by 130 runs.

  • 40

    Ashwin carries on. Starts with a dot ball, followed bu a single. Three dot balls follow. Last ball is flighted and Tahir edges it past slip for a boundary.

  • 39

    Shami to bowl his 8th over. Three runs off the first ball. Next ball is short and Parnell pulls it with power to the mid-wicket boundary for 4!Dot ball follows. Single off the fourth ball. Dot ball, followed by a single. 2 dot balls to end the over.

  • 38

    Ashwin carries on. Dot ball first up. WICKET! Gives the ball a bit of air and Morkel goes for the slog-sweep and misses and is bowled! He goes for 2 off 5 balls. Tahir is the new man in. Starts with a dot ball, followed by a single. 2 dot balls to end the over.

  • 37

    Shami to bowl the second over of the powerplay. Single off the first ball. WICKET! Bit of a slower ball and Steyn cuts it straight to Dhawan at cover point. He goes for 1 off 7 balls. Morkel is the new batsman in. He is welcomed to the crease by a sharp bouncer that has him fending akwardly at that. Over ends with 3 singles.

  • 36

    Ashwin bowls the first over of the powerplay. Starts with 3 dot balls, followed by a single. 2 dot balls to end the over.

  • 35

    Raina comes on to bowl. SIngle off the first ball, followed by 2 dot balls. 2 singles and a dot ball to end the over. Time for the powerplay.

  • 34

    Ashwin bowling his 7th over. Starts with 2 dot balls, followed by a single. WICKET! Miller sweeps to Yadav at deep square-leg and takes off for a quick single and sets off for the second run but a powerful throw from Umesh finds Miller just short. He dives again but his bat is on the line. Miller goes for 22 off 23 balls. Philander walks in. Dot ball follows. WICKET! The ball turns and hit Philander on the back pad and on the knee roll. The umpire gives him out and Philander reviews it. He's hit in line and Hawk-Eye says its clipping off stump, and it stays as Umpire's call. Philander goes for a second ball duck. Steyn walks in.

  • 33

    Shami comes back. Starts with a dot ball. Two runs off the next ball. Was a mis-field and they run for the 2 and Dhoni throws the ball to Shami who breaks the stumps but a dive from Miller saves him. 150 comes up for SA. 3 dot balls follow. Single off the last ball. Time for a well earned drink.

  • 32

    Ashwin starts with a dot ball, followed by another one. WICKET! Duminy attempts a reverse-sweep and it comes off his glove which lobs up to Raina at slip. Duminy goes for 6 off 15 balls. Parnell is the new man in. Two dot balls are followed by a single off the last ball.

  • 31

    Mohit continues and concedes a single off the first ball, followed by a single off the next ball. Two dot balls follow. 2 runs off the fifth ball. Single to end the over.

  • 30

    Ashwin tosses the first ball up and Miller sweeps it to the long-leg boundary for 4! Singles off the next 4 balls. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 29

    Mohit Sharma comes back on. WICKET! Faf steps down the wicket and tries to smack this ball down the ground and the ball hits high on the bat and the ball pops to Dhawan at mid-off. Faf goes for 55 runs off 71 balls. Duminy is the new batsman. India are happy as that's the wicket they wanted. Three dot balls follow. Fifth ball is called wide for height. 2 more dot balls to end the over.

  • 28

    Ashwin starts with a dot ball, followed by a single. Another dot ball is followed by a single. 2 dot balls to end the over.

  • 27

    Jadeja concedes a single off the first ball. Next ball has been swept by Miller in front of square for 4! Single off the next ball, followed by 2 off the next ball. 2 singles to end the over.

  • 26

    Ashwin starts with a dot ball, followed by a single. Third ball is a dot. Fourth ball is a dot. 3 runs off the fifth ball. Single off the last ball. Faf gets 50! It has come off 65 balls. SA will want him to make it a big one.

  • 25

    Jadeja starts with 2 dot balls, followed by a single. Two dot balls and a single to end the over.

  • 24

    Ashwin concedes a single first up, followed by a dot ball. Single off the third ball. 2 more singles follow. Single to end the over.

  • 23

    Spin from both ends with Jadeja replacing Yadav. Starts with 4 dot balls. WICKET! Played to Mohit at sweeper and AB pushes for the second. Mohit gets the throw in quick to Dhoni who demolishes the stumps and AB is well short! AB goes for 30 off 38 balls. Miller is the new man in. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 22

    Ashwin comes into the attack. 2 runs off the first ball. Two dot balls follow. Fourth ball is short and Faf lifts it over cover for 4! Dot ball follows. Last ball has been edged by Faf past Dhoni for another 4! 10 runs coming off the over.

  • 21

    Yadav starts with a dot ball. Single off the next ball. 2 runs off the third ball. Dot ball follows. Single off the fifth ball. Single off the last ball.

  • 20

    Jadeja concedes 2 singles off the first 2 balls. A dot ball is followed by 2 more singles. Last ball has been swept powerfully to the square-leg boundary for 4! Brings up the 50 run partnership.

  • 19

    Yadav continues and starts with 2 dot balls. Another dot ball follows. Single off the fourth ball. Fifth ball is a dot. Faf edges the last ball over the keeper again and its the same result...4!

  • 18

    Jadeja starts with a dot ball. A single and 2 follow. Dot ball and one more single follow. Ends the over with a single.

  • 17

    Yadav is back concedes 2 off the first ball. Single off the next ball. Next ball is full and Faf plays the bowler and mid-off for 4! 2 dot balls follow. Last ball is short and quick and Faf gets an edge and flies over the keeper for 4!

  • 16

    Jadeja starts his new over with 2 dot balls, followed by 2 singles. Fifth ball is a dot ball and another dot ball to end the over. Time for the players to have a drink.

  • 15

    Mohit into his 5th over. Starts with a dot ball, followed by a single. 2 more dot balls follow. Next ball is short and AB pulls it to the cover boundary. AB comes down the track and laces the next delivery through to the extra cover boundary! Good over for SA.

  • 14

    Jadeja continues and starts with 2 dot balls. Single off the third ball and the 50 comes up for SA. Single off the next ball. Dot ball and a single to end the over. That single brings up 2000 runs for Faf in ODI's.

  • 13

    Mohit continues and starts with 2 dot balls. Single off the third ball. Another single follows. 2 dot balls to end the over.

  • 12

    Jadeja into the attack. Single off the first ball. Two dot balls, followed by a single. 2 singles to end the over. Good start by Jadeja.

  • 11

    Mohit continues and bowls a bouncer first up. Umpire calls it wide. Bit of a harsh call. Single off the next ball. WICKET! Another short ball and Amla pulls it but gets a top edge and it flies to Shami at long-leg who takes it brilliantly above his head. Amla goes for 22 off 28 balls. AB walks in. Single off the next ball and de Villiers gets off the mark with a single. Single and a dot ball to end the over.

  • 10

    Shami continues and concedes a single first ball, followed by 2 dot balls. Fourth ball is a wide, followed by 2 off the next ball. Fifth ball is short and Amla pulls it to the square-leg boundary for 4! Dot ball to end the over.

  • 9

    Mohit continues and starts with a dot ball. 2 runs off the next ball. 2 dot balls follow. Change of bats for Amla. 2 dot balls to end the over. Last ball saw some excitement. Amla plays the ball to the cover and sets off for a single and Raina fleds the ball in a flash and misses the stumps. Rahane backs up and misses the ball by a meter. Close call there.

  • 8

    Shami continues and concedes a single first up. Second ball is a dot. Another dot ball follows. It just bounces short of Rahane at square-leg. Single taken off the next ball. 2 dot balls follow. Last ball just flies past the edge of du Plessis's bat. Good over.

  • 7

    Mohit Sharma replaces Yadav. Starts with a dot ball. 2 more dot balls follow. Single off the fourth ball. 2 runs taken off the fifth ball. Last ball is edge and flies past the keeper and where first slip would have been for 4!

  • 6

    Single off the first ball of Shami's over, followed by a dot ball. Dot ball and a single follow. 2 dot balls to end the over.

  • 5

    Yadav concedes 3 runs off the first ball of his over. Two dot balls follow. Single off the fourth ball. Another single follows. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 4

    Shami starts with 2 dot balls. WICKET! Its a full ball from Shami and de Kok spoons a simple catch to Kohli at mid-off! He goes for 7 off 15 balls. Faf walks to the middle to join Amla. Fourth ball is a dot. 2 more dot balls to end the over. It's a wicket maiden from Shami.

  • 3

    Yadav starts with 3 dot balls. 2 runs off the fourth. A leg-bye off the fifth ball. Some pace and Amla tries to pull the last ball but misses and it goes through to the keeper.

  • 2

    Shami to open at the other end. Dot ball first up. Some swing for him. Another dot ball off the second ball. Third ball is a bouncer over the batsman and its called a wide. Dot ball once again. Single off the fourth ball. Dot ball and a single to end the over.

  • 1

    Yadav starts and Hash gets off the mark with a single off the first ball. de Kok goes for a pull and gets a top edge over the keeper for 4! A wide follows. 3 dot balls follow to end the over.

  • - We are back and the South African opening batsmen are out in the middle and Umesh Yadav will open the innings.

  • End of Innings - India end up getting 307 runs. Good score by them, considering the average 1st innings score here is 282. Dhawan was the star of the show with 137 runs. He was well supported by Rahane who made 79 and Kohli with 46. South Africa pulled it back towards the end by picking up regular wickets in the last 5 overs. Morkel taking 2/58 and Tahir picking up 1/48. Parnell and Steyn also picking up a wicket each. Join us shortly for the chase.

  • 50

    Steyn to bowl the final over. Starts with a dot ball. Ashwin changes his bat. Single off the next ball. Steyn misses his length the next ball and Shami makes good contact and finds the gap between and finds the long-leg boundary. Two dot balls follow. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 49

    Morkel to bowl his final over. Single off the first 2 balls. Dot ball follows. 3 runs taken off the fourth ball. 300 up for India. WICKET! This ball is wide and short and Dhoni goes across to pull and gets a feather of a touch through to de Kok. He goes for 18 runs. Same score he made in the last game. Shami is the new man in. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 48

    Parnell is back. Starts with a dot ball. WICKET! Jadeja plays this to mid-wicket and sets off for a single. AB picks up and throws the stumps down in one motion and JAdeja keeps on running all the way to the change room. He goes for 2 runs. Next ball is short on leg-stump and Dhoni finds the gap at the short square-leg boundary! Another one! Its a short ball and Dhoni clears his front leg and smashes this down the ground for 4! Next ball is short and once again Dhoni pulls and finds the short fine leg boundary! This is great batting! Next ball is wide. Pressure getting to Parnell. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 47

    Tahir to bowl his final over. Starts with a dot ball, followed by 2 off the next ball. 4 singles to end the over. Ends his spell with 10 - 0 - 48 - 1.

  • 46

    Steyn bowling his 9th over. Single off the first ball, followed by 3 dot balls. WHOA! Where did that come from? It's full and wide and Rahane frees his arms and smacks this over mid-off for a maximum! WICKET! Full ball and Rahane walks across and is hit on the back thigh and that would've clattered into the stumps! He goes for a well made 79 off 60 balls.

  • 45

    Morkel is back. Starts with a single, followed by a dot ball. 2 runs off the third ball and was a chance but Russouw couldn't hold on. Dot ball follows. WICKET! This delivery is short and Raina pulls this to Russouw and is caught. He goes for 6 runs. Dhoni is the new man in. Can he finish it off? 2 runs off the last ball.

  • 44

    Parnell continues. 2 runs taken off the first ball. A wide follows. 2 runs taken off the next ball and it's a no ball. Free hit coming up. Just a single taken off the free hit. Dot ball follows. WICKET! Short and Dhawan gets a top edge and it flies to Amla at long-leg who takes the catch. Dhawan's superb innings comes to an end and is gone for 137 off 146 balls. It's the highest score by any against SA in world cups. Raina is the new man. Rahane gets a single off the fifth ball. Last ball is short and wide and Raina gets off the mark by slapping this to the backward point boundary!

  • 43

    Tahir is back. Single off the first ball. Rahane comes down the track and goes inside out over long-on for 6! 250 comes up for India! 2 dot balls follow. Fifth ball is wide and followed by a dot. Single to end the over.

  • 42

    Parnell is back and starts with 2 dot balls. Next ball is short and has been pulled by Rahane over midwicket for 6! Didn't look like he was in control of that and it lands plush on the rope. Single follows. Dot ball and a single to end the over.

  • 41

    Morkel continues and there's 2 taken off the first ball. Next ball is short of a length and has been flicked over backward square-leg for 6! Two dot balls follow. Single off the next ball. 100 run partnership between these 2 comes up off just 83 balls. Single off the last ball and Rahane gets to 50! Has come off just 40 balls.

  • 40

    Steyn to bowl the last ball of the powerplay. Starts with a dot ball. Next ball is slow and short and Dhawan has murdered that down the ground for 6! Next ball is short and Dhawan plays a ramp shot over the keeper's head for 4! This is now his highest score in ODI's. Single off the next ball. Another single off the fifth ball to take Rahane to 49. Single off the last ball. 43 runs coming off the powerplay for no wickets.

  • 39

    Morkel replaces Duminy. Starts with a dot ball. Another dot ball follows. Third ball is full and has been spanked by Rahane down the ground for 4! Dot ball is followed by a ball that has been crashed through the covers for 4 by Rahane! Dot ball to end the over.

  • 38

    Steyn is back. Starts with a beauty that just misses Dhawan's outside edge. Single off the next ball. Dot ball follows. Steyn goes past Rahane's bat. Steyn seems much more fired up in this spell. Single follows off the fifth ball. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 37

    Tahir is back. Single off the first ball, followed by another single off the second ball. Third ball is short and Dhawan pulls it over backward square for 4! 200 comes up for India! Single off the next ball. 2 more singles to end the over. These 2 have put on 68 runs so far.

  • 36

    Powerplay has been taken. Duminy bowls and Rahane gets a single off the first ball. 2 runs taken off the next ball, followed by a single. Dot ball follows. Next ball is short and Rahane slaps it over-extra cover for 4! Next ball is tickled fine for another boundary! Good over for India.

  • 35

    Parnell continues and starts with a dot ball. Next ball is wide and Rahane crunches that through to the backward point bondary! Dot ball is followed by 2 off the fourth ball. Single off the fifth ball. Crowd cheering and willing Dhawan on for that 100. Next ball has been slapped past point for 4! Dhawan gets his 100! Brilliant innings. Has come off 122 balls and included 14 boundaries.

  • 34

    Duminy is back and Dhawan gets a single off the first ball to go to 99. Dot ball is followed by a single. Dot ball as Dhawan tries to get to the non-strikers end to get that tripple figure mark. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 33

    Parnell is back. Starts with a wide. 2 runs off the next ball, followed by a leg-bye. Singles off the next 2 balls. Rahane pulls the next ball in front of square for 4! Gets the outside edge off the next ball and it runs past the keeper and slip for 4! It just dropped in fron of the keeper.

  • 32

    Morkel replaces Tahir. Single off the first ball. Dot ball follows. Single off the next ball. Another 2 dot balls follow. Single off the last ball. Drinks come onto the field.

  • 31

    Duminy comes back on. Single off the first ball. 2 off the next ball. Another 2 off the next ball and 150 comes up for India. Two Dot balls follow. Last ball is reverse swept by Rahane for 2.

  • 30

    Tahir continues and there's a single off the first ball. Another 2 singles follow. 2 more singles and a dot ball to end the over.

  • 29

    Morkel is back. Starts with 2 dot balls. Single off the next ball. Dot ball follows. Single off the fifth ball. 1 more single to end the over.

  • 28

    WICKET! Kohli has gone! Tahir bowls this a bit short and Kohli hits it straight to Faf at short mid-wicket! He goes for 46 off 60 balls. South Africa break the 127 run partnership. Rahane is the new man in. Rahane gets off the mark with a single straight away. Two dot balls follow. Dot ball and a single to end the over.

  • 27

    First ball from Steyn is full on the stumps and Kohli smashes this straight down the ground for 4! Two dot balls follow. Two runs off the fourth and fifth balls. Single off the last ball.

  • 26

    Tahir is back. Starts with a dot ball. Dhawan gets a thick outside edge off the next ball and it flies to the third man boundary. Four dot balls to end the over.

  • 25

    Steyn is back. Single off the first ball and Miller has a throw at the stumps and there's an overthrow. Next ball is short and Dhawan swivels and whips it for 4! Single off the next ball. Next ball, Faf scores a direct hit at the stumps as Dhawan is back in and they run through for a single. Steyn is not happy. Single off the last ball.

  • 24

    Parnell starts with a short ball and Dhawan plays a great ramp shot for 4! WHOA! Next ball is played with real power back past the bowler and mid-off for another 4! 100 run partnership between these 2 batsman comes up. Comes up off just over 20 overs. Great going by these 2 after that early wicket. Single and 2 dot balls follow. 2 runs off the last ball.

  • 23

    Duminy continues and there's a single off the first ball. Dot ball follows. Third ball is a short ball and has been pulled to the midwicket boundary for 4 by Dhawan! Single off the next ball and the 100 comes up for India. Single off the fifth ball. What should've been is the last ball is a wide and there's a single off the last ball.

  • 22

    Parnell starts with a dot ball. Single off the next ball. Another 2 singles follow. Last ball was a no ball, so there's a free hit. 2 runs taken off the free hit. Dot ball and a single to end the over.

  • 21

    Duminy starts with 2 dot balls. 3 singles follow and one more single to end the over.

  • 20

    Parnell starts with a widish delivery to Dhawan who cuts it to Amla at backward point and is dropped. They go through for a single. Two dot balls follow. Single off the fifth ball. Single off the last ball.

  • 19

    Duminy comes back into the attack. Starts with a dot ball, followed by a single. Two dot balls follow. Single off the fifth ball, followed by a dot ball.

  • 18

    Parnell into the attack. Starts with a dot ball, followed by a wide. Singles off the next 2 balls. Two dot balls follow. Last ball has been powerfully cut through point for 4 and Dhawan brings up his 50! It has come off 70 balls.

  • 17

    Tahir continues and there's a single off the first ball. Two dot balls follow. Single off the next ball. Fifth ball has Tahir and de Kok excited because they think the ball takes Dhawan's glove as he comes forward to play the ball. Decide against the review. Single off the last ball.

  • 16

    Morkel continues. Single off the first ball. Next ball is a good bouncer and there's no run. Third ball is short and wonderfully pulled by Dhawan through deep square-leg for 4! Two Dot balls follow. Morkel was about to bowl the last ball and bails out of the run up as he gets into the delivery stride. Single to end the over. Time for drinks.

  • 15

    Tahir concedes 2 singles off the first 2 balls. Dot ball and a single follow. Two more singles to end the over.

  • 14

    Morkel continues and there's a single off the first ball. 50 comes up for India. Single off the next ball. Dot ball follows. Single off the fourth ball. Morkel mixing it up with slow off-cutters as well. As Morkel is in his delivery stride, Dhawan pulls away. Fifth ball is a dot. Last ball is brilliantly played by Dhawan through to the long-off boundary!

  • 13

    Tahir starts with 2 dot balls, followed by 2 singles. 2 off the fifth ball and a dot ball to end the over.

  • 12

    Morkel starts with a dot ball, followed by a single. Three more singles follow. Last ball is too full and too straight and Kohli walks across and flicks it off his pads through midwicket for 4!

  • 11

    Tahir into the attack. Starts with a dot ball. Single off the next ball. Some chhers in the crowd as Tendulkar is shown on the ground. Three more dot balls follow. Dot ball to end the over.

  • 10

    Morkel replaces Steyn. Starts with a dot ball. Two more dot balls follow. Fourth ball is a touch wide and Dhawan goes up and over cover for another boundary! Two dot balls to end the over.

  • 9

    In an interesting move, Duminy replaces Philander. Starts with a dot ball. Single off the next ball. Another single off the third ball. Dot ball follows. Dot ball and a single to end the over.

  • 8

    First ball from Philander is beautifully played through square cover by Kohli for his first boundary! Single off the next ball. Two dot balls follow. Dhawan creams the next ball between square cover and cover point for the second boundary of the over. Single off the last ball.

  • 7

    Steyn starts with a dot ball. Single off the next ball. Next ball is spanked through cover for a boundary by Dhawan. Top Shot! Dot ball follows. Two more dot balls to end the over.

  • 6

    Philander starts with a ball on Dhawans pads and he gets a single. Kohli flicks the next ball just off the pitch and he gets off the mark with a single. A dot ball follows. Next ball is rising and Dhawan pulls it over fine leg and they go through for 2. Dot ball follows. Last ball is another dot.

  • 5

    Steyn into his third over. Starts with a dot ball. Secon ball is another dot. Next ball rises on the batsman and hits his bat high. Both bowler and batsman have a chuckle. They are team-mates at Sunrisers after all. Fourth ball is a dot once more and a single off the fifth ball. Last ball is a play and miss from Kohli.

  • 4

    Philander continues and he bowls that length that is so typically Vernon Philander. It's a maiden over.

  • 3

    Steyn starts with 2 dot balls. Third ball has a touch of width and Dhawan crunches that through point for his second boundary! Dot ball follows once again. WICKET! This ball is tapped into the covers and the batsmen set off for a run and change their minds and AB takes advantage of the confusion and throws the stumps at Rohit's end down and he is well short. Brilliant fielding! Sharma goes for a duck.

  • 2

    Philander opens at the other end. Starts with a dot ball. Two more dot balls follow. Fourth ball is on the pads and Dhawan flicks it to the midwicket boundary! Another dot ball and a single to end the over.

  • 1

    Steyn starts us off and starts with a dot ball first up. Bowls another 3 dot balls. Seems to be bowling further away from off-stump each ball. Ends the over with 2 dot balls. A play and a miss from Sharma off that last delivery.

  • Indian Team - S Dhawan, RG Sharma, V Kohli, AM Rahane, SK Raina, MS Dhoni (c, wk), RA Jadeja, R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, UT Yadav, MM Sharma

  • South African Team - HM Amla, Q de Kock (wk), F du Plessis, AB de Villiers (c), DA Miller, JP Duminy, WD Parnell, VD Philander, DW Steyn, M Morkel, Imran Tahir.

  • Greetings - Welcome to game 13 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. India have won the toss and elected to bat first.

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Match Info
  • 307/7
    177/10
    TBC
    India, who chose to bat
    Aleem Dar, Richard Kettleborough
    Steve Davis
    Jeff Crowe
  • Batting
    • R
    • B
    • 4s
    • 6s
    Rohit Sharma
    run out (de Villiers)
    Shikhar Dhawan
    c Amla b Parnell
    Virat Kohli
    c du Plessis b Imran Tahir
    Ajinkya Rahane
    lbw b Steyn
    Suresh Raina
    c sub (RR Rossouw) b Morkel
    MS Dhoni
    c de Kock b Morkel
    Ravindra Jadeja
    run out (de Villiers)
    Ravichandran Ashwin
    not out
    Mohammed Shami
    not out
    Umesh Yadav
    Mohit Sharma
    • 0
    • 6
    • 0
    • 0
    • 137
    • 146
    • 16
    • 2
    • 46
    • 60
    • 3
    • 0
    • 79
    • 60
    • 7
    • 3
    • 6
    • 5
    • 1
    • 0
    • 18
    • 11
    • 3
    • 0
    • 2
    • 4
    • 0
    • 0
    • 5
    • 5
    • 0
    • 0
    • 4
    • 5
    • 1
    • 0
    Extras
    (lb 2, w 6, nb 2)
    10
    TOTAL
    (7 wickets; 50 overs)
    307
  • Bowling
    • O
    • M
    • R
    • W
    Dale Steyn
    Vernon Philander
    Jean-Paul Duminy
    Morne Morkel
    Imran Tahir
    Wayne Parnell
    • 10
    • 1
    • 55
    • 1
    • 4
    • 1
    • 19
    • 0
    • 7
    • 0
    • 39
    • 0
    • 10
    • 0
    • 59
    • 2
    • 10
    • 0
    • 48
    • 1
    • 9
    • 0
    • 85
    • 1
  • Fall of Wickets
    • Fall of wickets: 1-9 (RG Sharma
    • 2.5 ov)
    • 2-136 (Kohli
    • 27.1 ov)
    • 3-261 (Dhawan
    • 43.4 ov)
    • 4-269 (Raina
    • 44.5 ov)
    • 5-278 (Rahane
    • 45.6 ov)
    • 6-284 (Jadeja
    • 47.2 ov)
    • 7-302 (Dhoni
    • 48.5 ov)

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