India v South Africa - Champions Trophy, Group B, London

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  • India won the toss and elected to field first
  • Quinton de Kock scored a measured 53 off 72 balls, the only South African batsman to score a half century.
  • Ravichandran Ashwin provided the first breakthrough by dismissing Hashim Alma for 35.
  • Jasprit Bumrah can be regarded as one of the best death bowlers in the game currently
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the most economical bowler with figures of 2 for 23 and an economy rate of 3.06
  • Imran Tahir was run out by MS Dhoni and was the last one to fall as South Africa posted a total of 191.
  • Morne Morkel managed to get the wicket of Rohit Sharma cheaply to shock India at the start.
  • Shikhar Dhawan combined with Virat Kohli for a second wicket partnership of 128 runs.
  • Virat Kohli remained not out on 76 off 101 balls including seven fours and one six to seal the win for India by 8 wickets
  • Jasprit Bumrah was presented with Man of the Match award. He returned with figures of 2 for 28 in 8 overs.