India vs South Africa 1st Semi-Final Hero Cup 1993 Highlights

Watch the highlights of India vs South Africa 1st Semi-Final Hero Cup 1993 - Hero Cup five-nation one-day international tournament of the 1st Semi-final played between South Africa and India at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in 24th November 1993.

India vs South Africa 1st Semi-Final Hero Cup 1993 Highlights
Sachin Tendulkar is mobbed by teammates Vijay Yadav and Ajay Jadeja after India's 2-run victory : Image Source :

Mohammad Azharuddin's brilliant 90 before Sachin Tendulkar was an unlikely hero with ball to conceded just three-runs off final over of the match to India thrilling 2-run victory over South Africa, despite a fighting knock from Brian McMillan's 48* and book a place in final in a nail-biter game of the first semi-final of a Hero Cup five-nation tournament.

Match Stats :
  • India's 2-run win was their third smallest victory by terms of runs in One-day international and It is their narrowest win against South Africa in ODIs, previous smallest win by 38-runs at Gwalior in 1991.
  • This was the first ever match played under floodlights at Eden Gardens in One-day internationals.
  • 95 : Mohammad Azharuddin and Pravin Amre set up the record fifth-wicket partnership for India against South Africa in One-day international, previously held by the 56-run stand between Sachin Tendulkar and Pravin Amre at same venue in 1991 and India's third highest fifth-wicket stand in ODIs.
  • 45 : Brian McMillan and David Richardson set up the record eighth-wicket partnership for South Africa in One-day internationals, previously held by the unbeaten 28-run stand between Brian McMillan and Richard Snell against New Zealand at Auckland in 1992.
  • It is the second time Mohammad Azharuddin dismissals on nervous nineties in One-day internationals and the joint second most nineties dismissals by an Indian batsman in ODIs, jointly 2 nineties dismissals by Sunil Gavaskar.
  • Mohammad Azharuddin's 90 was his seventh highest score for India in One-day international and the fourth highest-score by an Indian batsman against South Africa in ODIs.

India scored 195 for all-out in exact 50 overs with top scorer by Mohammad Azharuddin 90 - who fell ten-run short of his century.

Pravin Amre 48 off consuming 90 deliveries - who fell two-run short of his half-century - including a boundary and Sachin Tendulkar 15.

South Africa best bowler by Fanie de Villiers takes 3-wickets for 19-runs in 10-overs including a maiden and Richard Snell picked up 3-wickets for 33-runs in 8-overs.

South Africa scored 193-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Andrew Hudson struck 62 off consuming 112 deliveries including six boundaries.

Brian McMillan scored a unbeaten 48 off 55-balls including 4-fours and Jonty Rhodes 16.

India best bowler by Anil Kumble, Ajay Jadeja both took 2-wickets and one for Kapil Dev - Javagal Srinath.

Mohammad Azharuddin named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a steady 90-runs knocked off facing 118-balls including 7-fours and a six.



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