S Africa vs India
SA win by 134 runs
Another clinical bowling performance from South Africa and another Indian batting collapse as South Africa win the game by 134 runs, bowling India out in just over 35 overs. South Africa win the series 2-0 with one game to spare.
Over 35.1 - Ind 146/10 (I Sharma 0)
WICKET! India lose their last wicket. Tsotsobe bowls Shami. India all out for 146 runs and another clinical performance from South Africa grants them a 134 run victory.
Over 35 - Ind 146/9 (I Sharma 0, Shami 8)
Steyn back into the attack. WICKET! Steyn strikes, Yadav bowled. Steyn picks up his 3rd wicket, Yadav loses his middle stump. Ishant Sharma comes out to bat. Ishant survives the last two balls. India 146 for 9.
Over 34 - Ind 146/8 (Yadav 1, Shami 8)
Shami takes a single from the first ball of the over. WICKET! Tsotsobe strikes, AB takes a brilliant catch, running in from long on and leaps in the air to get rid of Jadeja. India lose their last recognized batsman. Yadav comes out to bat. Two singles and a wicket from the over.
Over 33 - Ind 144/7 (Jadeja 26, Shami 7)
Shami whips the first ball for a single to deep square leg, Duminy replaces Steyn. Jadeja takes a single, Shami takes a single. Jadeja dabs it for a single to cover, and gets an extra run from the overthrow.
Over 32 - Ind 139/7 (Jadeja 23, Shami 5)
Tsotsobe starts his 6th over, a couple of singles to start the over. Shami slogs it to deep square leg for a couple of runs. Five runs from the over.
Over 31 - Ind 134/7 (Jadeja 22, Shami 1)
Steyn starts his 6th over, bowling to Ashwin. WICKET! Four dots and Ashwin edges the 5th ball to de Kock, Steyn breaks the partnership, Ashwin goes for 15. Another brilliant catch from de Kock. Drinks brought on the field. Shami takes a single to end the over.
Over 30 - Ind 133/6 (Jadeja 22, Ashwin 15)
AB brings Tsotsobe back into the attack. Ashwin takes a single to bring Jadeja on strike. Jadeja takes a single, the asking rate over 7.5 per over. Three singles from the over, India 133 for 6.
Over 29 - Ind 130/6 (Jadeja 21, Ashwin 13)
Steyn comes back into the attack, bowls it short and Ashwin lifts it through sweeper cover for four. A single to deep square leg, five runs from the over. India required 151 more to win, SA need 4 wickets.
Over 28 - Ind 125/6 (Jadeja 21, Ashwin 8)
Jadeja cuts the first ball of the over for a single to third man. Another wide from McLaren and Ashwin pushes it to sweeper cover for a couple of runs. A single to end the over, India 125 for 6.
Over 27 - Ind 120/6 (Jadeja 20, Ashwin 5)
Morkel starts with a no ball to Jadeja. Free hit time, Jadeja goes for the upper cut but fails to make contact, no run. A couple of singles and then a wide from Morkel. India 120 for 6 after 27 overs.
Over 26 - Ind 115/6 (Jadeja 18, Ashwin 4)
McLaren starts his third over, a couple of singles and then Jadeja throws his bat at a short and wide ball and finds the boundary on the off side. A single to Jadeja as he pushes it to deep square leg, Ashwin on strike for the last ball. No run from the last ball, India 115 for 6.
Over 25 - Ind 108/6 (Jadeja 12, Ashwin 3)
Ashwin starts the over with a clip down to deep square leg for a single. Jadeja hits a six to deep midwicket. Morkel lifted over the midwicket boundary for a six with a superb shot. Jadeja works it through mid wicket for a single. Ashwin on strike for the last ball and the plays it out. India 108 for 6.
Over 24 - Ind 100/6 (Jadeja 5, Ashwin 2)
Ashwin comes out to bat with India in deep trouble. A couple of singles to start the over and then McLaren bowls a wide down leg. A couple more singles to end the over, McLaren finishes his second over. India bring up their 100 at the loss of 6 wickets.
Over 23 - Ind 95/6 (Jadeja 3)
Raina takes a single from the first ball. Jadeja takes a quick single to cover. The rain is getting heavier now. WICKET! India lose their 6th wicket, Raina goes for 36, caught by Miller and Morkel strikes again. Miller takes a great catch at cover to get rid of Raina.
Over 22 - Ind 91/5 (Jadeja 1, Raina 34)
Ryan McLaren introduced into the attack. McLaren starts with a wide down the leg side. Raina runs it down to fine leg to bring Jadeja on strike. Jadeja takes a single to get off the mark. Raina plays it through to deep square leg for four. Raina gets a single to short fine leg to bring Jadeja on strike for the last ball. A dot to end the over.
Over 21 - Ind 83/5 (Jadeja 0, Raina 28)
Morkel comes back into the attack after 20 overs. D/L method will be applicable if rain interrupts this game. Raina starts the over by pulling it to deep square leg for a couple of runs. Four, Raina tickles it fine on the leg side for four. Morkel strays on leg side and Raina picks up two more runs on the leg side. Nine runs from the over.
Over 20 - Ind 74/5 (Jadeja 0, Raina 20)
Dhoni takes a couple of runs from the first ball, Philander worked away to deep extra cover. A single to cover, a dot ball and then another single to deep square leg. WICKET! Dhoni falls, de Kock takes a great catch behind the stumps, diving to his right. Philander strikes. India 74 for 5 after 20 overs.
Over 19 - Ind 70/4 (Dhoni 16, Raina 19)
Dhoni takes a single from the first ball, Raina sweeps the ball past short fine leg for four. A single to Raina to square leg. Dhoni takes a single to deep mid wicket. Seven runs from the over.
Over 18 - Ind 63/4 (Dhoni 14, Raina 14)
Dhoni takes a single from the first ball, Raina takes a couple of runs with a push to deep square leg. It has started to drizzle, Philander finishes another good over, just three from it.
- 8th Dec 2013
- India won the toss and elected to bowl.
- S Shaun, R K Richard
- TV Umpire
- A T Adrian
- Match Referee
- A J Andrew
- Reserve Umpire
- J D Johannes
india BATTING CARD
|R.G. Sharma||c Amla b Tsotsobe||19|
|S. Dhawan||c Duminy b Steyn||0|
|V. Kohli||c de Kock b Tsotsobe||0|
|A.M. Rahane||c de Kock b Morkel||8|
|S.K. Raina||c Miller b Morkel||36|
|M.S. Dhoni||c de Kock b Philander||19|
|R.A. Jadeja||c de Villiers b Tsotsobe||26|
|R. Ashwin||c de Kock b Steyn||15|
|M.S. Ahmed||b Tsotsobe||8|
|U.T. Yadav||b Steyn||1|
|I. Sharma||Not out||0|
|Extras||1nb, 8w, 4b, 1lb||14|
|Total||All Out, 35.1 Overs||146|