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Cricket World Cup 2019: South Africa implode in the field as India make winning start

Fox Sports Australia – After a lean lead-up to the tournament, Sharma roared back into form against the Proteas to power India to a six-wicket win after Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal tore South Africa apart with the ball.

Summary

  • After a lean lead-up to the tournament, Sharma roared back into form against the Proteas to power India to a six-wicket win after Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal tore South Africa apart with the ball.
  • Get your 14 day free trial >Faf du Plessis’ side were their own worst enemies at Southampton, with Sharma in particular benefiting from another sloppy fielding performance from South Africa.
  • TWO IN A ROW: Kiwis scrape home to climb to top of the ladderWC PLANS IN TATTERS SA on the brink as India flex their musclesBUMRAH: The unplayable spell that signalled ‘best in the world’s’ arrivalIt’s a harsh judge who deems du Plessis’ drop a missed sitter but David Miller’s in the 44th bordered on unforgivable.
  • With India closing in on victory, du Plessis turned to his main weapon to derail the chase and Rabada was close to doing just that.
  • Rassie van der Dussen (22) and du Plessis (38) stabilised the innings from there, only for the introduction of Chahal’s leg spin to send South Africa into a tailspin.


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