DHAKA: Late charge by South African Batsmen – JP Duminy and David Miller in particular – followed by a half century of skipper Faf Du Plesis has reached SA to a competitive 172 in a crunch semi-final against India at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka, ARY News reported Friday.
Faf scored a commendable 41-ball 58 runs with the help of five 4s and two sixes to put his team in a commanding position. Hamshim Amla scored 22 off 16 balls. JP Duminy resorted to late charge against Indian bowlers scoring 45 off 40 balls, hitting 3 sixes and a four.
Indian spinner Ravichandaran Ashwin, once again proved economical bagging 3 wickets in his four overs for just 22 runs in a crunch game. Interestingly Raverndra Jadega bowled only two overs and leaked mere 8 runs.