Raining Raina sizzles, India clinch thriller

Published: Sunday, May 2, 2010, 22:37 [IST]
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Raina sizzles, India clinch thriller

Gros Islet: Suresh Raina sizzles with his ton against South Africa as India clinch the thriller by 14 runs in the second match of Group C and 5th in total here on Sunday.

Earlier, Suresh Raina's blistering innings of 60 ball 101 runs with 5 sixes and 9 fours helps India to post a modest total of 186 for the loss of 5 wickets.

India vs South Africa, Group C - Scorecard

Yuvraj Singh (37 from 30 balls ) and Suresh Raina put together in the middle overs after a early loss of Murali Vijay who went for duck.

Skipper MS Dhoni (16 from 6 balls) the other contributor in the India's highest total.

ICC T20 WC '10: Fixture - Points - Top10(R/W)

In-reply, South Africa gave a nice reply posting 172 with Kallis well made 73 from 54 balls and skipper Smith (36 from 28 balls), but in the end South Africans were well short of 14 runs.

AB de Villiers (31 from 15 balls) late strikes does n't do much damage for India as the bowling was not up to the mark.

Suresh Raina was adjudged as Man of the Match.


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