24th Match, Super 8 – India vs South Africa Live Match Score & Updates | IND vs SA T20 World Cup 2012
Match Overview & Live Updates
In the 24th match of World T20 in Super 8, India and South Africa will clash in the last match of super eight round on Tuesday October 2. Both teams play Pakistan and Australia in their other Super 8 matches. India face a must-win match to qualify for the Semi-finals unless Pakistan also loses with a low run rate against Australia. Pakistan face South Africa and also face a must-win match. In the other group, Group A, Sri lanka and West Indies have already qualified for the Semis of T20 World Cup 2012. The match will telecast at 7PM here in Pakistan and 7.30PM local time at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
24th Match, Super 8 – India vs South Africa
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Tuesday October 2
14:00 GMT | 19:30 local | 19:00 PKT
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Colombo, Oct 2 – South Africa skipper AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to field in the crucial final World Twenty20 Super Eights tie at the R Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.
India goes unchanged as they battle for survival in the contest.
India managed 152-6 in 20 overs against South Africa as their hopes of a World Twenty20 semi-final place hung in the balance on Tuesday.
Suresh Raina top-scored with 45 before he was run out off the final delivery, after South African captain AB de Villiers won the toss and opted to field first in the final Super Eights group two match at Premadasa stadium.
India, who need to win by 31 runs to oust Pakistan from the semi-finals, found the varied South African attack tough to handle with Morne Morkel taking 2-28 and left-arm spinner Robin Peterson finishing with 2-25.
Australia qualified for the last four despite losing their last Super Eights match by 32 runs against Pakistan at the same venue earlier in the day. Hosts Sri Lanka and the West Indies have already qualified for the semi-finals.
Raina hit five boundaries during his 34-ball knock and added 44 for the fifth wicket with Rohit Sharma who made 25.
India were off to a disastrous start as opener Gautum Gambhir was bowled by Morkel in the fourth over for eight, before the in-form Virat Kohli was caught behind off a rising delivery from Jacques Kallis for two in the next.
India failed to restrict South Africa to 121 or lower total, in result both India and South Africa are eliminated from the tournament. Australia will play against West Indies, while Pakistan face Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup 2012 Semi Finals.
Post Match Update
India’s one-run win over South Africa was not enough to keep them in the World Twenty20 Tuesday as the former champions were beaten to the semi-finals by arch-rivals Pakistan, who had a better net run rate.
India made 152-6 in their 50 overs but they failed to stop South Africa reaching 121 runs, which would have put them into the last four at Pakistan’s expense. South Africa were eventually bowled out for 151 in 19.5 overs.
Australia also qualified for the semi-finals despite losing their Super Eights group two match to Pakistan by 32 runs earlier on Tuesday. Sri Lanka and the West Indies reached the last four from group one. see schedule
India vs South Africa Squads
India: Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Zaheer Khan.
South Africa: Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (Captain), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Farhaan Behardien, Albie Morkel, Johan Botha, Robin Peterson, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel.
Toss: South Africa, who choose to field first
Umpires: HDPK Dharmasena and RJ Tucker
TV umpire: IJ Gould
Match referee: ; JJ Crowe
Reserve Umpire: RA Kettleborough
India vs South Africa Live Streaming of Match
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1. www.espnstar.com/live/ (in India only)
2. sports.ptv.com.pk/t20/livestreaming.asp (in Pakistan only)
3. espn.go.com/watchespn/index#sport/cricket/type/upcoming/ (North America)