South Africa Cricket News 2012

South Africa Cricket News 2012


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World T20, 2nd Semi-Final

India vs West Indies

at Mumbai, Mar 31, 2016
West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets


2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

South Africa's matches in World T20 2012

2012 world twenty20 cricketThe ICC World Twenty20 2012 tournament consisting of 27 Twenty20 matches will be hosted by Sri Lanka in Sep-Oct 2012. The first T20 match will be between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe on September 18, 2012 at 19:30 local time to be played at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota. Latest News from the ICC World Twenty20 2012: WT20 2012 Cup Index | Championship Schedule | Groups & Points | Teams
Date and TimeMatchVenue
Thu Sep 20
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Group C:
4th T20 - South Africa vs Zimbabwe
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
Sat Sep 22
15:30 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT
Group C:
7th T20 - Sri Lanka vs South Africa
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
Fri Sep 28
15:30 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT
Super Eights, Group 2:
15th T20 - Pakistan vs South Africa
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Sun Sep 30
15:30 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT
Super Eights, Group 2:
19th T20 - Australia vs South Africa
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Tue Oct 2
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Super Eights, Group 2:
24th T20 - India vs South Africa
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo


Super Eights ICC World Twenty20 2012

24th Match, Group 2: India vs South Africa WT20

India beat South Africa, but out of semis contention

Indian Cricket team South Africa Cricket team With South Africa crossing 121 runs total, India were knocked out of World Twenty20 in Super 8 stage as Pakistan booked their place in semifinals with a better net run-rate.Reported Earlier: Australia are through to the semis, and Pakistan are sitting pretty with four points after beating Australia by 32 runs and a net run-rate of +0.273. South Africa is out, while India will need a huge win to progress to the Semis. India XI: Gambhir, Sehwag, Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Raina, Rohit Sharma, Dhoni (C/W), Pathan, Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Balaji
South Africa XI: Amla, Kallis, de Villiers (C/W), Duminy, Du Plessis, Behardien, A Morkel, Botha, Peterson, Steyn, M Morkel
India vs South Africa World T20: India 152/6 (Raina 45) beat South Africa 151 in 19.5 ov (F du Plessis 65, Balaji 3-37, Zaheer 3-22) by 1 run

19th Match, Group 2: Australia vs South Africa WT20

Australia thrashes South Africa in Twenty20

Australian Cricket team South Africa Cricket team Australia powered by Shane Watson, gathered further momentum with a thrashing of South Africa by eight wickets in the Super Eight stage of cricket's World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. Tournament top-scorer Shane Watson continued his impressive form with both bat (70 off just 47 runs) and ball (two wickets for 29). Australia have now won both their Super Eight games while South Africa are on the brink of elimination having lost both their matches.
Australia vs South Africa World T20: Australia 147/2 in 17.4 (Watson 70, M Hussey 45*) beat South Africa 146/5 in 20 ov (Doherty 3-20) by 8 wkts

15th Match, Group 2: Pakistan vs South Africa WT20

Pakistan pull off unlikely victory against SA in Colombo

Pakistan Cricket team South Africa Cricket team Pakistan beat South Africa by two wickets in a Super Eight stage match of the World Twenty20. Umar Gul cracked a stunning 17-ball 32 and Umar Akmal remained unbeaten on 43 t at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Friday after their top order suffered a batting collapse, chasing a modest target off 134 to win. Pakistan were 31 for three from five overs, after Hafeez and Imran Nazir provided them a brisk start. New Zealand were on top with Pakistan reeling at 76/7 in 14.3 overs before Gul executed a brilliant turnaround with his big hits.
Pakistan vs South Africa World T20: Pakistan 136/8 in 19.4 ov (Umar Akmal 43*, Umar Gul 32; Dale Steyn 3-22) beat South Africa 133/6 (JP Duminy 48, AB de Villiers 25) by 2 wickets

7th Match, Group C: Sri Lanka vs South Africa ICC World Twenty20 2012

South Africa thrash Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Cricket team South Africa Cricket team After rain delayed the start by two and a half hours, South Africa beat hosts Sri Lanka by a convincing 32 run margin in a shortened seven-over-a-side World Twenty20 group C match. Put into bat, Skipper AB de Villiers led from the as she notched up 13 balls 30 to power South Africa to 78/4. Sri Lanka lost Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene early and eventually limped to 46-5.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa World T20: South Africa 78/4 in (max 7 ov) beat Sri Lanka 46/5 in 7 ov by 32 runs

4th Match, Group C: South Africa vs Zimbabwe ICC World Twenty20 2012

South Africa crush Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

South Africa Cricket team Zimbabwe Cricket team Zimbabwe crashed out of the event after slumping to their second defeat in the tournament as Richard Levi smashed his way to a 44-ball unbeaten 50 while Hashim Amla remained not out on 32 from 33 balls as South Africa chased down the target of 94 with 44 balls to spare. Opening their campaign in tournament, South Africa first restricted Zimbabwe to 93 for eight after inviting the opposition to bat and then piled up the runs without breaking a sweat. Both Sri Lanka and South Africa, who face each other in their last group match on Saturday, have progressed to the Super Eight stages from the pool.
South Africa vs Zimbabwe World T20: South Africa 94/0 (Levi 50*, Amla 32*) beat Zimbabwe 93/8 (Ervine 37, Kallis 4-15) by 10 wickets

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa squad

Graeme Smith not picked

Jacques Kallis set to make Twenty20 international comeback

South Africa Cricket team Jacques Kallis will make a Twenty20 international comeback. He last played during South Africa's tour of the West Indies in the mid-2010s. AB de Villiers will lead the squad, while Graeme Smith who was picked in the 30 probables did not made the final 15. Team South Africa for ICC World T20: AB de Villiers (Captain), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Johan Botha, Marchant de Lange, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Colin Ingram, Jacques Kallis, Rory Kleinveldt, Richard Levi, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Robin Peterson, Aaron Phangiso, Graeme Smith, Dale Steyn, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof van der Merwe, Morne van Wyk, Dane Vilas.

No surprise inclusion or exclusion in the South African squad

CSA name 30 World T20 probables

Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith in the 30-member provisional squad

South Africa Cricket team Cricket SA on Thursday named its provisional squad of 30 players to take part in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in September. Jacques Kallis, last featured as a regular member of South Africa's Twenty20 squad in 2010 during the tour of the West Indies, and Graeme Smith, who was axed from a three-match Twenty20 series in New Zealand in February, were both included in the list which also includes three wicketkeepers in AB de Villiers, Morne van Wyk and Dane Vilas. South Africa Squad: AB de Villiers (Captain), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Johan Botha, Marchant de Lange, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Colin Ingram, Jacques Kallis, Rory Kleinveldt, Richard Levi, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Alviro Petersen, Robin Peterson, Aaron Phangiso, Graeme Smith, Dale Steyn, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Roelof van der Merwe, Morne van Wyk, Dane Vilas.

The New Age Cup: India vs South Africa T20I

T20I to commemorate 150 years of Indians' settlement in South Africa

Pointless end to a pointless T20I; India loses the rain-hit match

A blazing innings of 49* off 28 balls by India's Gautam Gambhir could not prevent a South African win in a rain-hit one-off Twenty20 international. India were 11 runs away from the par score of 82 in the eighth over when rain stopped play.
Robin Uthappa was not out on 18 from 19 balls. Before this match, India lead the head-to-head in Twenty20s by an overwhelming 4-1, and were meeting South Africa where they played their first ever Twenty20.
Only T20I: South Africa 219/4 in 20ov beat India 71/0 (7.5/7.5 ov, target 83)

Uthappa named in place of Tendulkar in T20 squad against SA

Robin Uthappa was on Wednesday named in place of Sachin Tendulkar, who no longer plays in T20 Internationals, in India's squad for the one-off Twenty20 International in Johannesburg on March 30 to commemorate the 150 years of settlement of Indians in South Africa. The match will be held at the Wanderers ground after the March 11-22 Asia Cup 2012 and precede the Indian Premier League T20 competition commencing on April 4. The match – for the New Age Cup – is set to become an annual fixture. The match will also pay tribute to South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis. India T20I Squad: MS Dhoni (Captain), Virat Kohli (V Capt), Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Vinay Kumar, Rahul Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Manoj Tiwary, Irfan Pathan, Ashok Dinda
South Africa T20I Squad: Johan Botha (Captain), Farhaan Behardien, Faf du Plessis, Jacques Kallis, Colin Ingram, Richard Levi, Albie Morkel, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Morne van Wyk, Dane Vilas (Wicket Keeper)

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.