Home > News >

England vs South Africa ICC World T20 2014: England lose Michael Lumb after brisk start; score 47/1

Michael Lumb © Getty Images (File Photo)
Michael Lumb © Getty Images (File Photo)

Mar 29, 2014

England are at 47 for one after five overs against South Africa in the ICC World T20 2014 at Chittagong on March 29. England are chasing an imposing 197-run target in the T20 World Cup. Alex Hales is batting on 23 and Moeen Ali is on one. This is a Group 1 Super 10s match in the T20 World Cup.

JP Duminy began proceedings for South Africa. Hales began England’s run-chase with a cover drive for four. Hales then swept a full delivery behind square on the leg side for consecutive fours. Albie Morkel shared the new ball with Duminy. He bowled a short and wide delivery and Hales cut it to the point fielder. The South African players celebrated, but the umpire called it for a front-foot no-ball. Replays showed that the decision has a harsh one as Morkel landed his foot just behind the crease.

Immediately Hales struck back-to-back fours through cover to add fuel to the fire. Beuran Hendricks bowled a length delivery and Lumb clubbed it over deep mid-wicket for a six to get of the mark. There was a mix-up between Hales and Lumb in the fourth over. Lumb sent Hales back after nudging one on the leg side. Dale Steyn missed with his throw as Hales was short of his crease. Hales’s momentum made him destroy the stumps though.

Lumb then played a lofted cover-drive to a full delivery from Steyn and got a big six. Lumb then struck a full delivery from Wayne Parnell in the air down the ground for a four. The next delivery was a low full-toss, but Lumb hit it straight to David Miller at short extra-cover. He was out for 18 off 14 deliveries.

Earlier, England captain Stuart Broad won the toss and elected to bowl first. England are unchanged from their brilliant win over Sri Lanka. South Africa are led by AB de Villiers as Faf du Plessis is serving a one-match suspension. Farhaan Behardien comes in for du Plessis. Wayne Parnell replaces Lonwabo Tsotobe.

South Africa posted an imposing total of 196 for five in their 20 overs against England. Hashim Amla scored a fluent 56 off 37 deliveries with six fours and two sixes at the top of the order. Although, it was AB de Villiers’s brilliant 28-ball 69 that powered South Africa in the end. He struck nine fours and three sixes in his extra-ordinary innings.

Catch live updates of the Group 1 clash between England and South Africa here

ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details

ICC World T20 2014 Points Table and Team Standings

Bangladesh Tour of West Indies, 2014

Sep 13, 2014 (19:30 IST)   at Gros Islet, St Lucia

World T20 League 2014

Sep 16, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Raipur

World T20 League 2014

Sep 16, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Raipur

World T20 League 2014

Sep 17, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Hyderabad

World T20 League 2014

Sep 18, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Mohali

More

World T20 League 2014

Sep 14, 2014  at Raipur

Mumbai Indians won by 9 wkts

World T20 League 2014

Sep 14, 2014  at Raipur

Northern Knights won by 72 runs

World T20 League 2014

Sep 13, 2014  at Raipur

Lahore Lions won by 6 wkts

World T20 League 2014

Sep 13, 2014  at Raipur

Northern Knights won by 7 wkts

Scotland tour of Ireland, 2014

Sep 12, 2014  at Dublin

Scotland won by 8 wkts

Photos

India tour of England 2014: Highlights

Videos

Ryan Sidebottom credits the whole Yorkshire team

Lendl Simmons, Michael Hussey script comfortable win for Mumbai Indians over Southern Express in CLT20 2014 qualfiers

Northern Knights demolish hapless Lahore Lions by 73 runs in CLT20 qualifiers

West Indies vs Bangladesh, Live Cricket Score 2nd Test Day 2: Bangladesh reeling at 104/7 at Stumps

CLT20: A statistical overview

Rahul Dravid’s dismissal had infuriated Dilip Sardesai on his deathbed

Bangladesh Bangladesh vs West Indies 2014 Champions League T20 2014 CLT20 CLT20 2014 Lahore Lions vs Mumbai Indians Lahore vs MI MI vs Lahore Mumbai Indians Mumbai Indians vs Lahore Lions Mumbai Indians vs Southern Express Southern Express Southern Express vs Mumbai Indians West Indies West Indies vs Bangladesh 2014

Bangladesh left gasping at 104/7 at stumps on Day 2 of 2nd Test after Kemar Roach fifer ensures West Indies advantage

CLT20: Kieron Pollard expresses need to improve fielding

Mohammad Aamer ties the knot

Bangladesh 25/1 against West Indies at Tea on Day 2 of 2nd Test

Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez blames bowlers for loss

PCB vows to put in own system to catch illegal actions at an early stage

Cape Cobras in CLT20 2014 Preview: South African unit high on quality

Northern Knights vs Lahore Lions in CLT20 qualifiers: Highlights

Men who have played over a quarter of the Tests for their teams

CLT20: A statistical overview

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

635 Posts | 7 Fans

Yuvraj Singh in Anupam Kher show

Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2014: Mumbai Indians register 9-wicket win against Southern Express

Was Deepika Padukone’s cleavage video a compliment?

Friends can influence your young child’s sexual habits

Everything you should know about Android One

Manchester United vs QPR: Man United registers first win under Louis van Gaal in Barclays Premier League 2014-15

Rahul Khanna and Monica Dogra Starrer Fireflies to release on 31st October

Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon India to vie for Android One market

Latest Ebola News: Doctor dies at Sierra Leone due to delayed treatment

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here