Monday, 10 June 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 - 5th Match

10 Jun 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 - 5th Match
(Group B: Pakistan vs South Africa at Birmingham)

Amla, bowlers leave Pakistan on brink

South Africa vs Pakistan
234/9 (50) 167/10 (45)
South Africa won by 67 runs
Photo © BCCI

A taxi driver in Birmingham has bought a ticket to watch Pakistan every time they played in the city for the last 30 years, except this time. He simply did not have the confidence in their batting to bother. It turns out he was right.

South Africa lived to fight another day in the Champions Trophy as their bowlers, woeful against India but wolfish against an fragile line-up, defended a barely-par total. In the absence of Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe led the pack with maturity while debutant Chris Morris added energy and Ryan McLaren backed them up at the death.

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