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SA131/1(28.4ov)AFG125(34.1ov)

South Africa beat Afghanistan by 9 wickets (D/L method)
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Imran Tahir

28.4Nabi to Phehlukwayo

6
SIX! First six of the game and it will be the only one as Phehlukwayo finishes off in style. Tossed up on middle and off, Andile comes down the track and heaves it over long off for a maximum. SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 9 WICKETS (DLS METHOD).

28.3Nabi to Phehlukwayo

0
Floated on the stumps, Andile defends it.

28.2Nabi to Amla

1
On the pads, Hashim flicks it to the on side and gets a single.

28.1Nabi to Amla

0
Tossed up on off, Amla nudges it to mid on.

27.8Alam to Phehlukwayo

0
We will have another over in this game, at least. Good length ball on middle and leg, Andile pulls it to mid-wicket.

27.7Alam to Phehlukwayo

0
Full on middle, Phehlukwayo looks to drive but gets an inside edge onto his pads.

27.6Alam to Phehlukwayo

WD
WIDE! Sprays it down the leg side, Phehlukwayo looks to flick but misses. Wide signalled. Afghanistan players think it has flicked his pad.

27.5Alam to Phehlukwayo

0
Yorker on middle. Phehlukwayo does well to get his bat down in time. Aftab has a word with Andile. Don't know why he did that.

27.4Alam to Phehlukwayo

WD
WIDE! Over does the bouncer. This one goes over his head and it has been wided.

27.3Alam to Phehlukwayo

0
Bouncer! Around the body and it on the eye line. Phehlukwayo sways away from it.

27.2Alam to Amla

1
Back of a length ball on middle, Amla was initially looking to leave it but then plays the upper cut towards third man and gets a single.

27.1Alam to Amla

0
Full on off, Amla pushes it to mid off.

26.6Nabi to Phehlukwayo

0
On middle, Andile looks to play it on the off side but gets an inside edge onto the pads.

26.5Nabi to Amla

1
Tossed up on middle, Amla milks it to long on for a single.

26.4Nabi to Phehlukwayo

1
In the air but safe. Floated on off, Phehlukwayo lofts it wide of long off. Zazai there does not go for the catch and they take just a single.

26.3Nabi to Amla

1
On the pads, Amla turns it square on the leg side and gets a single.

26.2Nabi to Amla

0
On middle again, Amla flicks it to mid-wicket and takes a single.

26.1Nabi to Amla

0
On middle and leg, Amla flicks it to the man at mid-wicket.

25.6Khan to Phehlukwayo

4
FOUR! Crunched. On off, Phehlukwayo punches it hard through point for a boundary.

25.5Khan to Phehlukwayo

0
Outside off and quicker, Phehlukwayo looks to play the reverse sweep but misses.

25.4Khan to Amla

1
Flighted on middle, Amla milks it down to long on and gets to the other end.

25.3Khan to Amla

0
Full toss. A low one, Amla taps it to the man at mid on.

25.2Khan to Phehlukwayo

1
Shorter on middle and leg, Phehlukwayo strokes it towards cover and takes a single.

25.1Khan to Phehlukwayo

4
FOUR! Phehlukwayo has struck that really well. Tossed up on off, Andile gets down on one knee and sweeps it over mid-wicket for a boundary.

24.6Nabi to Amla

0
Full and around off, watchfully defended.

24.5Nabi to Amla

0
Landed outside off, Amla looks to run it down to third man but is beaten due to the extra bounce.

24.4Nabi to Amla

0
The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground.

24.3Nabi to Phehlukwayo

1
Shorter in length, punched down to long on for a run.

24.2Nabi to Phehlukwayo

0
Tossed up outside off, Phehlukayo has a wild heave but there is no pace on the ball. An inside edge is eked towards short fine leg.

24.1Nabi to Amla

1
Short and outside off, punched behind point for a single.

23.7Khan to Phehlukwayo

0
On the pads, Phehlukwayo misses his flick and gets hit on the pads.

23.6Khan to Phehlukwayo

0
Tossed up on middle, Phehlukwayo brings out the reverse sweep but hits it to the man at backward point.

23.5Khan to Phehlukwayo

WD
WIDE! Rashid misses his mark and sprays it down the leg side. Andile looks to flick but misses.

23.4Khan to Amla

1
On off, Amla pushes it towards sweeper cover and gets a single.

23.3Khan to Amla

0
Flighted on middle and leg, Amla defends it with straight bat.

23.2Khan to Amla

0
Flighted on off, Amla pushes it to the man at mid off.

23.1Khan to Amla

0
Floated on the stumps, Amla blocks it.

22.6Naib to Phehlukwayo

0
Full and outside off, pushed towards mid on. 5 runs and a wicket from the over.

22.5Naib to Kock

W
OUT! Caught! Sharp catch from Mohammad Nabi. This won't be a 10-wicket win then. Full and around middle and leg, de Kock whips it away again, this time through mid-wicket but cannot quite keep it down, nor find the gap. Mohammad Nabi takes a good catch at short mid-wicket to his right, reacting swiftly. Then complains to the keeper that the sun was in his eyes. De Kock walks back with a wry smile. Must have been eyeing a not out.

22.4Naib to Kock

4
FOUR! Full and down the leg side, de Kock flicks it behind square leg and the ball races away to the fence.

22.3Naib to Amla

1
Full and outside off, driven through the covers for a single.

22.2Naib to Amla

0
Outside off, pushed towards point.

22.1Naib to Amla

0
On a length outside off, defended watchfully.

21.7Nabi to Kock

0
On middle and leg, de Kock flicks it to the man at mid-wicket.

21.6Nabi to Amla

1
On the pads, Amla turns it to the on side and gets a single.