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SA134/8,14/0(1.0ov)SL134/7,5/0(1.0ov)

Sri Lanka tied with South Africa (South Africa win Super Over by 9 runs)
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
David Miller

19.6Udana to Tahir

1
MATCH TIED! WE WILL HAVE A SUPER OVER! The scenes here at the Newlands. This match has been tied. Wow. Dickwella could have finished it had he hit the stumps but he missed. Length ball around off, Tahir gets an inside edge as the ball goes behind. Dickwella is closer to the sticks, has a shy at them but misses all three. The single is taken.

19.5Udana to Duminy

1W
OUT! DUMINY IS RUN OUT! Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka... have you done it? Oh, boy! This doesn't look good at all for the home side. Duminy works through square leg and comes back for the second even when it isn't on. The throw comes in from the deep and the keeper does the rest with ease. JP was hoping for a mistake from the fielder, but that never happened. Anything can happen now. Which team will take the victory home? Or will we have a Super Over?

19.4Udana to Steyn

1
Gets the single this time. Steyn gets a single and says 'over to you, JP'. Slogs it through to deep mid-wicket and gets off strike.

19.3Udana to Steyn

0
Udana following in Malinga's footsteps. One more slower delivery, on a back of a length, Steyn swings across the line again but misses and the ball goes over the stumps.

19.2Udana to Steyn

0
Beaten! Crucial dot ball. Slower length ball around off, the cutter and it goes away, Steyn looks to whack it across the line but is into the shot too early.

19.1Udana to Duminy

1
Slower length ball on off stump, from around the wicket, Duminy helps the pull to deep square leg. Wants the second but will have to settle with just the one.

18.6Malinga to Rabada

W
OUT! Bowled! A wicket and just 1 run off it. Exceptional stuff from Lasith Malinga, upto 96 wickets in T20Is. Another slower one, but full and in line of the stumps this time, Rabada clears his front leg and tries to bang it down the ground. Misses and the stumps are disturbed. 5 runs needed off the final over.

18.5Malinga to Rabada

0
What a fantastic over so far. Fantastic. Cleverly disguises the slower ball again, wide outside off. Rabada is too early into the shot and misses it completely.

18.4Malinga to Rabada

0
Another dot. Just 1 run off 4 balls so far. The slower one again, fuller on the stumps, Rabada works it to the left of the bowler. Wants the run but has to come back as Malinga gets to the ball quickly.

18.3Malinga to Rabada

0
Play and a miss from Rabada. Full delivery well outside off, Rabada pushes away from his body and gets beaten past the outside edge.

18.2Malinga to Duminy

1
Full and outside off, it's pushed past point and a single is collected. 5 to win off 10.

18.1Malinga to Duminy

0
Dot ball. Cleverly bowls the slower one on middle and leg, Duminy stays behind the line and defends it back in the bowler's direction.

17.6Silva to Duminy

1
Turning away from JP, outside off, he dabs it in front of point and keeps strike with a single.

17.5Silva to Phehlukwayo

W
OUT! No need for that shot at all. Already 9 runs came off the over, absolutely no need. He'll be disappointed with that. Phehlukwayo gives the charge and looks to go big downtown. Skies it to Udana at long off who settles under it and takes it well.

17.4Silva to Phehlukwayo

4
FOUR! Brings out the reverse sweep and nails the shot to perfection. Quite full on the stumps, Phehlukwayo places it through backward point and finds the fence.

17.3Silva to Phehlukwayo

0
There's that extra bounce again. Landed around off, it spins away as it shoots off the deck. Phehlukwayo is taken by surprise and he gets beaten while trying to put bat on ball.

17.2Silva to Duminy

1
Fraction straight in line and shorter in length, it's pulled to deep mid-wicket for a single.

17.1Silva to Duminy

4
Edged and FOUR! Lucky runs for South Africa and this is the perfect start to the over for them. De Silva comes from around the wicket and pitches it around off, it turns away and takes the outside edge of Duminy's bat. It races down to third man for a boundary.

16.6Malinga to Phehlukwayo

0
Length ball on off, patted to covers to end the over. Still 16 needed to win off 18 balls.

16.5Malinga to Miller

1W
OUT! This is a massive wicket. The in-form David Miller is out of here. This is a risky run. He works this through square leg and takes off. Quickly calls for the second and rushes back. The throw comes in from the deep and Mendis is accurate as he finds the keeper to perfection. Dickwella takes the bails off as Miller dives in. It's taken upstairs and replays show Miller is short.

16.4Malinga to Miller

0
Angling across from outside off, Miller plays and misses.

16.3Malinga to der Dussen

W
OUT! Malinga strikes! His 95th wicket in T20I cricket. Rassie van der Dussen departs. Could Sri Lanka still be in with a chance? Just behind a length around off, van der Dussen shimmies down and tries to go across the line. Gets a top edge and it lobs down to third man. Udana there runs inside, dives forward and takes a safe catch.

16.2Malinga to der Dussen

0
Loud appeal from the Lankan captain for a leg before, but it seemed to be going down leg. Height could be a factor as well. The cutter on middle and leg, catches van der Dussen on the back thigh pad as he attempts to work it across the line.

16.1Malinga to Miller

1
Length delivery on leg stump, it's worked off the pads down to fine leg for one.

15.6Dananjaya to der Dussen

4
FOUR! 14 off his last over. Before this, Akila gave away 14 in his first 3 overs. This is a good delivery, it spins away sharply from a shorter length around off, Rassie plays at it and edges it down to third man for a boundary. South Africa need 18 to win off 24 balls.

15.5Dananjaya to der Dussen

6
SIX! Right in the slot and away it goes! Super shot from Rassie van der Dussen. This is his first boundary of the innings. Tossed up, van der Dussen kneels down and slog sweeps it over mid-wicket for half a dozen.

15.4Dananjaya to Miller

1
Leans into the tossed up delivery and eases it through to long off. The batsmen take one.

15.3Dananjaya to der Dussen

1
Outside off with room on offer, van der Dussen cuts it toward short third man and crosses over.

15.2Dananjaya to Miller

1
Too full from around the wicket, on off stump, Miller gets low, plays the reverse sweep wide enough of short third man and pinches a quick run.

15.1Dananjaya to der Dussen

1
Short and flat outside off, it's punched through the off side for a single.

14.6Udana to Miller

2
Brace to end the over. Bowls it on the pads again, Miller works it fine on the leg side and comes back for the second. 20 runs from this over. Massive one for South Africa. 32 runs to get from the last 5 overs. Can Sri Lanka make a comeback from here?

14.5Udana to Miller

6
SIX! Biggie! When its in the arc, it's out of the park! Changes line on this one, Miller was quick to read that so moves out this time and lofts it high and handsome over covers for a maximum. The fielder in the deep was no where in the sight.

14.4Udana to Miller

4
FOUR! Killer Miller is getting those runs for South Africa here. He reads the line early so goes across to this length ball on middle and clips it to the square leg region. The timing was so good that it raced away to the boundary.

14.3Udana to Miller

4
FOUR! Hammered! Udana bowls it full on the pads, Miller flicks it with a wristy shot and gets it to the fence. Second boundary of the over.

14.2Udana to Miller

0
Slower delivery outside off, Miller looks to cut but fails to get bat on ball.

14.1Udana to Miller

4
FOUR! PERFECTION! Bowls a full toss on off, Miller flicks it off his pads and finds the gap between deep mid-wicket and long on with perfection. The long on fielder was just short to get his hands on the ball.

13.6Vandersay to Miller

1
Yes, he does. Just a run from the last ball as Miller guides it towards point. 52 from the last 6.

13.5Vandersay to der Dussen

1
5 balls 5 single as Rassie pushes it towards cover. Can he end it well?

13.4Vandersay to Miller

1
On the flatter side and outside off, Miller pushes it through covers. The fielder in the deep does very well to run to his left and keep it down to one.

13.3Vandersay to der Dussen

1
This is very wide outside off, Rassie chases after it. Ends up chopping it to point for a run.

13.2Vandersay to Miller

1
Miller now was looking for the slog sweep, picks it is the googly, does the smart thing by opening the face and guiding it down to third man for a run.

13.1Vandersay to der Dussen

1
Goes down on one knee and plays the sweep, he connects with it as it goes through square leg for a run.

12.6Udana to der Dussen

1
Rassie flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single.

12.5Udana to der Dussen

2
Fuller in length this time, van der Dussen flicks it to mid-wicket and again comes back for a brace. Miller runs in hard for the second. The ball hits Udana hard on the hands while backing up.

12.4Udana to der Dussen

2
No, Miller is in! Sri Lanka looked excited but replays showed Miller was comfortably in here. Coming to the ball, it was pitched on middle and onto the pads, Rassie flicks it to deep mid-wicket and comes back for a second. The throw was on the non-striker's end where Udana deflects it off his hands and onto the stumps.