Yuvraj Singh © Getty Images
Yuvraj Singh © Getty Images


Apr 4, 2014


India were 133 for three in pursuit of 173 against against South Africa in the ICC World T20 2014 semi-final at Dhaka on Friday. India required another 40 runs to win from the remaining four overs with eight wickets in hand.Virat Kohli was batting on 52, while Yuvraj Singh fell after scoring 18.


Kohli and Yuvraj added 56 runs for India for the third wicket. Yuvraj was dismissed on the last ball of the 16th over, caught by AB de Villiers off Imran Tahir.


Ajinkya Rahane fell in the 10th over after scoring 32 off 30 balls, studded with two boundaries and a six. Rohit Sharma wasfirst batsman to be dismissed in the chase. He scored 24 runs off 13 balls.

Rohit fell in the fourth over as India lost their first wicket in chase of 173. Rohit struck four boundaries and a six to score 24 quick runs while opening the innings. He added 39 runs for the first wicket with Rahane.


Earlier in the day, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat against India in the second semi-final of the ICC World T20 2014 tournament at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday.


Both South Africa and India fielded an unchanged side for the clash. The winner of the game will take on Sri Lanka in the final of the T20 World Cup at the same venue on Sunday, April 6.


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