England Vs South Africa 19/06/2013 - Results, Review and Statistical Highlights
The first Semi Final of the ICC Champions Trophy between England and South Africa kicked off with England winning the toss and electing to bowl first, AB De Villiers confessed at the toss that he was happy with South Africa batting first as it could become a lot pressurizing for them if they chased today since it was a big match. Read on for the complete England VS South Africa 19/06/2013 Results along with a review and statistical Highlights of the match.
England Vs South Africa 19/06/2013: Statistical Highlights
Today's one day international between England and South Africa was about to decide the first team to make it to the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy. Both the teams looked to be evenly balanced but i felt the Englishmen already had an edge, considering they were aware of their home conditions and had some good new ball bowlers. Lets now take a closer look at the Batting and bowling performance reviews of each teams as it happened today:
England Vs South Africa 19/06/2013: Eng Bowling and Batting
England's bowling was superb today as all their bowlers performed brilliantly, They didn't allow the proteas get away as they kept picking up regular wickets and contained the batsmen quite well. At one stage they had the Proteas at a score of 80 for 8 before Rory Kleinveldt and David miller had a partnership of 95 to get them to a total of 175. The best highlights of the English bowling were James Tredwell and Stuart Broad who picked up 3 wickets each as they ensured the results strongly remained in their favor.
While England came out to bat, the Englishmen didn't have much to chase down. They paced their innings very well as they comfortably won the match towards the end. with the best highlights of their batting being Jonathan Trott who made a score of 82 Runs.
England Vs South Africa 19/06/2013: SA Batting and Bowling
South Africa's batting was horrendous, they lost a lot of wickets too early and at one stage were at a score of 80/8. Rory Kleinveldt and David Miller did well to pull things back for them to help them reach a score of 175, As their total was well below par, it looked very tough for the results go in their favor. The best highlights of their innings were Miller and Kleinveldt who made a score of 56 and 43 Runs respectively.
While Bowling, The Proteas were trying to restrict the Englishmen to a total less than 175 which was always going to be tough. They tried their best while bowling but didn't get over the line as they lost the match by a huge margin towards the end. The best highlights of their bowling was Chris Morris who picked up a wicket.
England Vs South Africa 19/06/2013 Results (Scorecard)
|South Africa innings (50 overs maximum)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|CA Ingram||lbw b Anderson||0||5||0||0||0|
|HM Amla||c †Buttler b Finn||1||3||0||0||33.33|
|RJ Peterson||lbw b Anderson||30||41||4||0||73.17|
|F du Plessis||c †Buttler b Tredwell||26||39||3||0||66.66|
|AB de Villiers*†||c †Buttler b Broad||0||9||0||0||0|
|JP Duminy||b Tredwell||3||11||0||0||27.27|
|DA Miller||not out||56||51||5||2||109.8|
|R McLaren||run out (Trott)||1||5||0||0||20|
|CH Morris||c †Buttler b Tredwell||3||6||0||0||50|
|RK Kleinveldt||c †Buttler b Broad||43||61||4||1||70.49|
|LL Tsotsobe||c †Buttler b Broad||0||1||0||0||0|
|Extras||(lb 6, w 6)||12|
|Total||(all out; 38.4 overs)||175||(4.52 runs per over)|
|Fall of wickets 1-1 (Ingram, 0.5 ov), 2-4 (Amla, 1.4 ov), 3-45 (Peterson, 10.5 ov), 4-50 (de Villiers, 13.4 ov), 5-63 (Duminy, 16.5 ov), 6-70 (du Plessis, 18.4 ov), 7-76 (McLaren, 20.2 ov), 8-80 (Morris, 22.3 ov), 9-175 (Kleinveldt, 38.3 ov), 10-175 (Tsotsobe, 38.4 ov)|
|England innings (target: 176 runs from 50 overs)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|AN Cook*||c †de Villiers b Morris||6||21||0||0||28.57|
|IR Bell||c †de Villiers b Kleinveldt||20||30||2||0||66.66|
|IJL Trott||not out||82||84||11||0||97.61|
|JE Root||b Duminy||48||71||7||0||67.6|
|EJG Morgan||not out||15||19||2||0||78.94|
|Extras||(lb 4, w 4)||8|
|Total||(3 wickets; 37.3 overs)||179||(4.77 runs per over)|
|To bat RS Bopara, JC Buttler†, SCJ Broad, JM Anderson, JC Tredwell, ST Finn|
|Fall of wickets 1-22 (Cook, 6.2 ov), 2-41 (Bell, 10.6 ov), 3-146 (Root, 31.6 ov)|
What are your thoughts about ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between England and South Africa held on 19/06/2013?