India vs South Africa 24th Match ICC World T20 2012 Highlights

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Watch the highlights of India vs South Africa 24th Match ICC World T20 2012 - ICC World Twenty20 International tournament Group 2 of the 24th T20I match played between South Africa and India at Colombo (RPS) in 02nd October 2012.

India vs South Africa 24th Match ICC World T20 2012 Highlights
Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina celebrate AB de Villiers' wicket © Associated Press

Lakshmipathy Balaji holds nerve as India thrilling 1-run victory over South Africa but failed to make the semi-finals because of their net run rate -0.452 in a high-voltage game of the 24th match of a World Twenty20.

* South Africa knocked out of the World Twenty20 because Pakistan beat Australia.

* When South Africa reached 122, it ensured that Pakistan would be the fourth team in the semi-finals. Pakistan became the only team to make the semi-finals of each of the four World Twenty20 tournaments.

* India's win was their fifth in seven Twenty20 internationals against South Africa. India have also won three of the four meetings between the two teams in the World Twenty20.

* The win is the eighth by a margin of one run in Twenty20 internationals and the first for India. It is the third such win in World Twenty20 matches.

* Faf du Plessis' strike rate during his 65 (171.05) is the second-highest for South Africa in World Twenty20 matches (50-plus scores only). The highest is 232.35 by AB de Villiers, during his 79 against Scotland in 2009.

India scored 152-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Suresh Raina struck 45 off 34-balls including five-fours, Rohit Sharma 25, MS Dhoni 23 not out, Yuvraj Singh 21 and Virender Sehwag 17.

South Africa best bowler by Robin Peterson, Morne Morkel both took two-wickets and one for Jacques Kallis.

South Africa scored 151 for all-out in 19.5 overs with top scorer by Faf du Plessis blasted a 65 off 38-balls including 6-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 171.05, JP Duminy 13, AB de Villiers and Farhaan Behardien both scored 13-runs.

India best bowler by Zaheer Khan picked takes 3-wickets for 22-runs in 4-overs, Lakshmipathy Balaji picked up 3-wickets, Yuvraj Singh took two-wickets and one for Irfan Pathan - Ravichandran Ashwin.

Yuvraj Singh named Player of the match for his all-round performance to took 2-wickets after scoring a valuable 21 off 15-balls including 2-sixes and a four with strike-rate of 140.

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