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India started off on a good note as Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Quinton de Kock in the first over of the ICC World T20 2014 semi-final © Getty Images


Virat Kohli powered India to a six-wicket victory over South Africa in the ICC World T20 2014 semi-final at Dhaka on April 4. India were chasing a stiff target of 173 runs. They got the winning runs in 19.1 overs. Kohli scored an unbeaten 72 off 44 deliveries with five fours and two sixes. He got good support from Ajinkya Rahane (32), Yuvraj Singh (18) and Suresh Raina (21). Rohit Sharma scored 24 runs at the top of the order.


Earlier, South Africa had won the toss and elected to bat. The Proteas managed to post a competitive total of 172 for four in their 20 overs. Captain Faf du Plessis top-scored with 58 while JP Duminy scored an unbeaten 45. Hashim Amla scored 22 and David Miller struck a quick unbeaten 23 at the end. Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets for 22 runs in his full quota of four overs.