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ICC World Twenty20 2016: South Africa win against Afghanistan

South Africa once again post more than 200 and then keep Afghanistan 37 runs short to post first win of Wt20.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 20, 2016 8:40:38 pm
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South Africa posted 209 against Afghanistan in World T20 and then the bowlers made sure that the opponents didn’t pose a big threat and kept Afghanistan 37 runs short of the target. (Full Coverage|| Fixtures||Photos)

AS it happened

Scorecard for South Africa vs Afghanistan (click here)

# Afghanistan didn’t bow down to ‘big ones’ – not against Sri Lanka and not today

# And BOWLED! South Africa win by 37 runs.

# Meanwhile South Africa are inching towards victory at Wankhede. 39 runs needed from 2 balls.

# Just for a laugh: This caption is exceptional!

# On another note:

# Small grounds don’t help bowlers much

# And Morris clean bowls Shahzad for the much needed wicket.

# Ashwin tuned in too

# Not good signs for the South African bowling

# Good question.

# Yes he is. Hits Abbott for 22 runs.

# Innings breakdown:

# Got to feel sorry for the ball, right?

# AB de Villiers contributing to 10% of them.

# AB last 9 balls: 6, 4, 6, 6, 6, 1, 6, 0, W. Departs at 64 from 29 balls. 4 X 4, 5 X 6.

# Aakash Chopra reckons Rashid Khan is one for the future.

# 16 overs gone and South Africa are 138/3.

# Attendance at the Wankhede for this match:

# De Kock departs just before getting to his ffity. Another good innings for the team.

# South Africa lose Faf who departs after getting run out rather softly.

# South Africa are 66/1 after the Power Play overs.

# OUT! Amla departs tamely. South Africa are 25/1.

# Fours piling up from de Kock’s bat.

# TOSS: South Africa win the toss and are batting first

# Inching towards the start

Build-up

# We can’t take Afghanistan for granted, reckons Hashim Amla

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Hashim Amla on Saturday said his team would not take Afghanistan lightly in their must-win Super 10 Group 1 game of World T20on Sunday, especially after the “minnows” good show with the bat against Sri Lanka.

# On the other side of the fence, Asghar Stanikzai stated they won’t go without a fight

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Stanikzai on Saturday said that the spin department was their strength and he expects his bowlers to do well against South Africa on the Wankhede pitch.

# At the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Sri Lankan bowlers will look to counter the Gayle threat – something they have a plan for, says coach Graham Ford

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Not too intimidated by the prospect of a Chris Gayle onslaught, Sri Lankan coach Graham Ford on Saturday said his bowlers have the plans in place to neutralise the threat posed by the marauding West Indian batsman in Sunday’s World Twenty20 clash.

# Not affected by the contract row back home, West Indies captain Darren Sammy says the team still has lots of weapons in their arsenal

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