Sun News Desk: South Africa beat India by 5 wickets in the third match of the Super Twelve to advance to the semi-finals. They restricted India to 133 first in Perth on Sunday. Aiden Markram and David Miller then took the win in 19.4 overs.


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After defeating Zimbabwe, Bangladesh reached the second position in the points list in Group Two. However, India and the Tigers were left behind by South Africa.


Markram was dismissed for 52 off 41 balls with 6 fours and 1 six, but Miller scored an unbeaten 56 off 46 balls with 3 fours and 3 sixes to win the team. Temba Bavuma scored 10 runs outside these two. In this victory, the Proteas have collected 5 points from 3 matches and are at the top of the points table of Group-2. India and Bangladesh collected 4 points from 3 matches. India is second and Bangladesh is third.


Like India, South Africa also got into trouble chasing runs. Quinton de Kock (1) and Riley Russo (0) left after 3 runs. Captain Temba Bavuma returned with 24 runs. At the end of 10 overs, South Africa’s run is 40 for 3! From there, he lost 2 wickets in the next 10 overs and scored 97 runs to secure the win. That is possible because of Markram and Miller.


They put on a 76-run partnership for the fourth wicket to take the team’s total to 100. Markram scored a half-century. But he returned to the dressing room with a personal score of 52 runs. Tristan Stubbs returned with 6 runs after 122 runs. However, Miller and Parnell left the field winning the team.


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India’s Arshwadeep Singh with the ball took 2 wickets with 25 runs in 4 overs. South Africa’s Lungi Ngidi was the man of the match with 29 runs and 4 wickets. In the last two matches, India will play against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe respectively. On the other hand South Africa will play against Pakistan and Netherlands.


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