Highlights: World T20: South Africa Vs Pakistan

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Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 19:00 [IST]
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Highlights: World T20: SA Vs Pakistan

Colombo, Sep 28: Pakistan's Umar Akmal and Umar Gul were the real heroes on Friday at the R Premadasa Stadium as they added 49 runs off 4.3 overs to guide their team to a two-wicket win over South Africa in the Super Eights clash.


Here are the highlights of the Super Eights clash between Pakistan and South Africa at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

# Head-to-head, Pakistan have won 2 matches while South Africa have registered 3 wins in T20 Internationals so far

# Average 1st innings score for SA in T20 Internationals has been 163

# Average 1st innings score at Colombo (RPS) in T20 Internationals has been 162

# Spin bowlers have taken 39% of wickets in the T20 Internationals palyed at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

# Amla was dropped on 2, by Kamran Akmal off Raza Hasan in the first over of the innings

# It is South Africa's third lowest total in the first six overs

# Least total in powerplay (T20 Internationals) has been 26 against Australia in Brisbane in 2006

# JP Duminy top scored for South Africa with 48 runs

# South Africa are first in ICC T20 International team rankings

# South Africa's innings included 9 boundaries and 4 sixes

# Spinners claimed three wickets today as they conceded 87 runs off 15 overs

# Saeed Ajmal and Raza Hasan also registered two maidens against South Africa

# South Africa reached 50 off 10.4 overs, 100 in 16.4 overs

# South Africa scored 133/6 in 20 overs, which included 9 boundaries and 4 sixes

# Hafeez introduced Umar Gul into the attack in the 18th over, till then he played spinners as they bowled 15 overs and conceded 87 runs

# Pakistan needed 134 to win off 20 overs at 6.7 runs per over

# South Africa's lowest T20 score has been 120/7 against West Indies in 2010

# Interestingly, South Africa have defended their scores less than 135 thrice in T20 internationals

# South Africa defended 130 Vs India, as they won by 12 runs in World T20 2009

# Dale Steyn gets the first breakthrough; dismisses Imran Nazir for 14

# Robin Peterson claimed 2/6 off 2 overs

# The huge hit by Mohammad Hafeez off Robin Peterson was the first six conceded by South African bowlers in the fourth over of the innings

# Shahid Afridi has the most ducks in World T20 as he recorded his fourth against South Africa

# Umar Gul registered his highest score in T20 internationals today against South Africa

# South Africa conceded 49 runs off the last 4.3 overs

# Umar Akmal and Umar Gul added 49 runs for the 8th wicket, off just 4.3 overs which eventually changed the outcome of the match

# Umar Gul was awarded the man of the match award for his highest score in T20I (32)

# Pakistan won by 2 wickets with two balls to spare.


Story first published:  Friday, September 28, 2012, 17:35 [IST]
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