PHOTOS: Kohli powers India to World T20 final

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Published: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 13:06 [IST]
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Mirpur, Apr 5: India extended their win streak at the ICC World Twenty20 2014 to move into the final after defeating South Africa by 6 wickets last night.

Scorecard; 'Kohli marry me'

Virat Kohli was yet again the hero of India's run-chase at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. As he has done on numerous occasions, Kohli steered India home in a tough chase of 173.

Kohli remained unbeaten on 72 as India won in the final over, with five balls to spare. Captain MS Dhoni was at the other end when victory was secured.

In the final on Sunday, India will face Sri Lanka at the same venue. The match starts at 6.30 PM IST.

Here are the pictures from India-South Africa semi-final on Friday night.


Celebrations begin

Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring the winning runs. Also seen is India captain MS Dhoni. Kohli was 72 not out.

Dhoni and Kohli

Dhoni hugs Kohli after the win was achieved in Mirpur.

Yuvraj lifts Kohli

Yuvraj Singh lifts Virat Kohli after the match. India will play Sri Lanka in the final on Sunday.

Kohli in action

Virat Kohli once again produced a classy innings in the run-chase under lights.

T20 ball of the century?

Hashim Amla is bowled by R Ashwin. Many felt this was the T20 ball of the century. Ashwin's carrom ball pitched outside legstump and spun to hit the offstump.

Ashwin celebrates Amla dismissal

And the celebrations followed after Amal was dismissed by the 'T20 ball of the century'.

A wicket for India

Indian players celebrate a South African wicket during the semifinal.

Raina hits 10-ball 21

Suresh Raina made a quick 21 off 10 balls. He played his part in India's win.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck early

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is ecstatic after dismissing South Africa opener Quinton de Kock.

Yuvraj Singh scored 18

Yuvraj Singh plays a shot during his 18-run innings.

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