ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia, New Zealand
Feb 14 - Mar 29 2015
The 11th edition of the World CupThe 2015 Cricket World Cup will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The location of the games will be evenly split, with the day-night final match to be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29.
2015 Cricket World Cup
Indian Cricket Team
The defending champions
Jan 31, 2015After 23 years, the ICC Cricket World Cup returns to Australia (and New Zeland), and India - who won the 2011 edition at home - seem to have no chances of regaining the cup. Unlike the flat pitches in India, on the bouncy and seaming tracks in Australia and New Zealand they will have to make several technical adjustments if they have to do well. The MS Dhoni led-team has only four members - Dhoni, Kohli, Raina and Ashwin - from the victorious 2011 campaign, and there are concerns that a lack of experience especially in the bowling department - with not a single pace bowler of merit - will hurt India’s chances of retaining the Cup. The nucleus of the squad is the same which helped India win the Champions Trophy one-day tournament in England in 2013, and India under Dhoni is famous for raising its performance in big games where the stakes are high. India has every chance of qualifying for the quarterfinals as there are relatively weaker teams in the two groups. The likely opponents for India in the quarterfinal stage are either New Zealand or Sri Lanka.
The 2015 Indian World Cup Team.
India Squad for 2015 World Cup: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain, wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Stuart Binny, Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav,
India's World Cup record 1975: First round; 1979: First round; 1983: Champions; 1987: Semifinals; 1992: First round; 1996: Semifinals; 1999: Super Sixes; 2003: Runners-up; 2007: First round; 2011: Champions.
2015 Cricket World Cup Groups
Group AAustralia (co-host)
New Zealand (co-host)
India's World Cup Matches 2015
|8 February 2015||India vs Australia (Warm Up)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|10 February 2015||India vs Afghanistan (Warm Up)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|15 February 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Pakistan (Match 4)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|22 February 14:30 (D/N)||India vs South Africa (Match 13)||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne|
|28 February 14:30 (D/N)||India vs United Arab Emirates (Match 21)||WACA Ground, Perth|
|6 March 14:30 (D/N)||India vs West Indies (Match 28)||WACA Ground, Perth|
|10 March 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Ireland (Match 34)||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|14 March 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Zimbabwe (Match 39)||Eden Park, Auckland|
2014 ICC World Twenty20, Bangladesh
ICC WT20 2014 in BangladeshThe 2014 ICC World Twenty20 will be the fifth ICC World Twenty20 competition, an international Twenty20 cricket tournament that will take place in Bangladesh from 16 March to 6 April, 2014 and is scheduled to be played in four cities in Bangladesh - Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet and Kaksbajar (Cox's Bazar). The official hashtag is #wt20
ICC World Twenty20 2014 News | Championship Schedule | Groups & Points | Teams | WT20 Warm-up Matches | WT20 Blog
ICC World Twenty20 2014 Championships
Twenty20 supremacy at stake
Pakistan, Australia favourites
Mar 13, 2014Oscar-winning Indian music composer AR Rahman and Senegalese-American R&B singer Akon performed together in the unnamed opening ceremony concert of the 2014 Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh on Thursday, March 13.
It will be the biggest multi-nation tournament ever held in Bangladesh in terms of participating teams, as 16 men’s teams — 10 full members and six qualifiers — and eight women’s teams will take part in the mega event which will be played from March 16 to April 6 next year in four venues across the country.
Australia, still trying to win their maiden World T20 trophy, and Pakistan, champions of 2009 edition, have credentials to be labelled as strong contenders. Defending champions West Indies would like to prove that their triumph in 2012 was no flash in pan while Sri Lanka will like to be third time lucky having lost two finals in 2009 and 2012 respectively. India, Champions of the inaugural edition of 2007, will be looking to make amends for their dismal run starting with two series abroad in South Africa, New Zealand and then the Asia Cup in Bangladesh. Two and half months into 2014, India have only two international victories - that too against minnows Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
ICC Champions Trophy 2013 in England and Wales
The last edition of the tournament!
June 6-23, 2013
India vs Sri Lanka Semifinal ICC Champions Trophy 2013
2nd Semifinal, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
India beat Sri Lanka, will meet England in the final
June 20, 2013Mahendra Dhoni's side thrashed Sri Lanka by eight wickets in Cardiff to set up a Champions Trophy final with England. Needing only 182 to win, India cantered home inside 36 overs, with Shikhar Dhawan scoring an effortless 68 while Virat Kohli hit a sparkling unbeaten 58. Earlier India's spinners found turn to restrict Angelo Mathews' men to 181-8, after the seamers reduced them to 41/3.India Total: 182/2 in 35 ov (Shikhar Dhawan 68, Kohli 58*) - RR 5.20
1-77: Rohit Sharma b Mathews 33 (50)
2-142: Dhawan st Sangakkara b Mendis 68 (92)
Not outs: Kohli 58*, Raina 7*; Extras: 16 Sri Lanka Total: 181/8 in 50 ov - RR 3.62
1-6: Perera c Raina b Kumar 4 (8)
1-17: Dilshan retired hurt 12 (14)
2-36: Thirimanne c Raina b I Sharma 7 (31)
3-41: Sangakkara c Raina b I Sharma 17 (44)
4-119: Jayawardene b Jadeja 38 (63)
5-158: Mathews c Kumar b Ashwin 51 (89)
6-160: Perera c Dhawan b I Sharma 0 (4)
7-164: Kulasekara b Ashwin 1 (3)
8-171: Mendis st Dhoni b Ashwin 25 (35)
Not outs: Dilshan 18*, Malinga 7*, Herath DNB; Extras: 13 Reported earlier: India, the only side in the group stage of this Champions Trophy with a perfect record, will meet Sri Lanka in Thursday's semi-final at the 16,000-seat Sophia Gardens. The match is threatened by rain and in case of a wash-out, India will go through to the final against England in Birmingham on June 23rd. Hard-hitting Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan is the tournament's leading scorer so far with 264 runs including two hundreds. Meanwhile Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has stated that his team is physically and mentally ready for the challenge posed by the formidable Indian side. India (probable XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.
Sri Lanka (probable XI): Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (Wicket Keeper), Lahiru Thirimanne, Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews (Captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga, Shaminda Eranga.
2nd Semifinal, IND vs SRL: India 182/2 in 35 ov (Shikhar Dhawan 68, Kohli 58*) beat Sri Lanka 181/8 in 50 ov (Mathews 51, Ishant 3-33, Ashwin 3-48) by 8 wickets
England vs South Africa Semifinal ICC Champions Trophy 2013
1st Semifinal, The Oval, London
England reach final with easy win over South Africa
June 19, 2013England romped into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket victory over a South Africa side who once again choked in a major semi-final. The Proteas collapsed to 80/8 before a 95-run stand between David Miller (56*) and Rory Kleinveldt (43) hauled them to 175. Jonathan Trott's 82 not out saw England, who have never won a global 50-over competition, across the winning line in the 38th over.
1st Semifinal, ENG vs SAF: England 179/3 in 37.3 ov (Trott 82*, Root 48) beat South Africa 175 in 38.4 ov (Miller 56*, Kleinveldt 43, Tredwell 3-19) by 7 wickets
Final Line up
Final, Sun, June 23
ENG vs IND
Group A #1 vs Group B #1
India vs England Final - ICC Champions Trophy 2013
India win by 5 runs in 20-over a side thriller
June 23, 2013India added the Champions Trophy to the World Cup they won on home soil in 2011, beating England narrowly by 5 runs in a game that was there for the hosts to win. Chasing a modest 130 for a win, Ravi Bopara (30) and Eoin Morgan (33) had things under control and was going for the kill when Ishant Sharma turned it around with two wickets in two balls, after two wide balls in the 18th over. England finished on 124/8 after James Tredwell missed the last ball of the innings with six required for victory.Earlier Kohli top-scored for India with 43, rescuing the team's innings when it was in danger of unraveling on 66/5 after 13 overs. Dhawan, who went into the final as the tournament's leading scorer with 332 runs in four matches, hit 31 of 24 balls that included a six over third-man against Broad. Man-of-match Jadeja remained unbeaten on a 25-ball 33, before returning to take 2-24.
Reported earlier: England won the toss and elected to field first under wet and cloudy conditions in Edgbaston, Birmingham. India plays with an unchanged side. The final, worth $2 million to the winners and $1 million to the runners-up, will be contested by teams who’ve justified their status as the top-ranked one-day sides in the world. England Total: 124/8 in 20 ov RR 6.20
1-3: Cook c Ashwin b Yadav 2 (9)
2-28: Trott st Dhoni b Ashwin 20 (17)
3-40: Root c Ishant Sharma b Ashwin 7 (9)
4-46: Bell st Dhoni b Jadeja 13 (16)
5-110: Morgan c Ashwin b I Sharma 33 (30)
6-110: Bopara c Ashwin b I Sharma 30 (24)
7-112: Buttler b Jadeja 0 (7)
8-113: Bresnan run out 2 (4) India Total: 129/7 (20/20 ov) RR 6.45
1-19: Rohit Sharma b Broad 9 (14)
2-50: Dhawan c Tredwell b Bopara 31 (24)
3-64: Karthik c Morgan b Tredwell 6 (11)
4-66: Raina c Cook b Bopara 1 (6)
5-66: Dhoni c Tredwell b Bopara 0 (4)
6-113: Kohli c Bopara b Anderson 43 (34)
7-120: Ashwin run out 1 (1)
India XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.
England XI: Cook (Captain), Bell, Trott, Root, Morgan, Bopara, Buttler (Wicket Keeper), Bresnan, Broad, Tredwell, Anderson.
Final, IND vs ENG: India 129/7 in 20 ov (Kohli 43, Bopara 3-20) beat England 124/8 in 20 ov (Morgan 33) by 5 runs
@ Edgbaston, Birmingham
India to meet England in the final
June 21, 2013In the final of the last edition of the Champions Trophy at Birmingham on Sunday, world's top-ranked one-day side India will meet hosts England, a team that has never won a world 50-over event. Even as rain threatens the grand finale, India start favourites - with an 8/11 odds on to win this weekend's final according to the bookmakers. The Men in Blue have won eight of the last ten one-day internationals played against England spanning two one-day series, both in India, 5-0 and 3-2.Merely three survivors - Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and captain MS Dhoni - remain from the XI who were victors over Sri Lanka in the World Cup final in 2011, but the inexperienced but fearless and aggressive team as a unit is proving to be unstoppable. The Indians have won six matches from six - including two warm-up games - with their young bowlers relishing unfamiliar English conditions and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan becoming the star of the tournament. India (probable XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.
England vs India ODIs from 1974 to 2013: Played: 86, India won: 46, England won: 35, Tied: 2, No-result: 3
Semi-Final Line up
1st Semi-Final, Wed, June 19
The Oval, London
2nd Semi-Final, Thur, June 20
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
ENG vs SAF
Group A #1 vs Group B #2
SRL vs IND
Group A #2 vs Group B #1
Australia vs Sri Lanka, ICC Champions Trophy 2013
12th Match, Group A
Sri Lanka beat Australia, will meet India in the Semis
Jun 17, 2013Sri Lanka will play Group B winners India in the semifinals on Thursday in Cardiff after ousting defending champions Australia by 20 runs. They overtook New Zealand in the standings, but are behind England on the basis of net runrate. Group A winners England will meet South Africa a day earlier at The Oval. Points Table. Reported earlier: Scenarios at innings break (Australia need 254):
Scenario 1A: Sri Lanka win - England and Sri Lanka through to the next round. Semis: South Africa (B#2) vs England (A#1); India (B#1) vs Sri Lanka (A#2)
Scenario 1B: Sri Lanka restrict Australia to 164, Sri Lanka will top the table. Semis: South Africa (B#2) vs Sri Lanka (A#1); India (B#1) vs England (A#2)
Scenario 2A: Australia win in 29.1 overs, they are through to the semis with England. Semis: England (A#1) vs South Africa (B#2); India (B#1) vs Australia (A#2)
Scenario 2B: Australia win this after 29.1 overs, New Zealand are through to the semis. Semis: South Africa (B#2) vs England (A#1); India (B#1) vs New Zealand (A#2)
Scenario 3: Draw/Tie, New Zealand, England are through to the semis. Semis: South Africa (B#2) vs England (A#1); India (B#1) vs New Zealand (A#2)
SRL vs AUS: Sri Lanka 253/8 (Mahela Jayawardene 84*) beat Australia 233 in 42.3 ov by 20 runs
England vs New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy 2013
11th Match, Group A
England win, likely to play Group B runners-up South Africa in the semis
Jun 16, 2013Kane Williamson's batting (67 off 54 balls) brought New Zealand within 10 runs of the target, but England claimed the victory needed to advance to the semis of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff. Captain Alastair Cook made an excellent 64 of 47 balls, and was dropped on 14, 37 and 45 by Nathan McCullum, in a match that was delayed by nearly five hours due to incessant rain. England posted 169 from a reduced 24 overs, despite a late collapse. Nathan McCullum ended up taking four catches in total.
ENG vs NZL: England 169 in 23.3/24 ov (Cook 64, Mills 4-30) beat New Zealand 159/8 in 24 ov (Williamson 67) by 10 runs
India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2013
10th match, Group B
India move into the semis with a perfect record
Jun 15, 2013India beat Pakistan in front of 22,000 boisterous flag-waving supporters from both sides at Birmingham by 8 wickets in a rain-marred match that resulted in three revised victory targets. Pakistan played 40 overs, made 165, and India at first needed 168 from 40 ov by the D/L method. The target was then revised to 157 from 36 ov after another rain delay and finally India were asked to make 102 from 22 ov as more time was lost to rain.Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 114 vs South Africa and 102 not out vs West Indies, hit a fluent 48 after sharing an opening stand of 58 with Rohit Sharma. Earlier, man-of-the-match Bhuvneshwar Kumar made things difficult for Pakistan with figures of 8-2-19-2, while Jadeja claimed two crucial wickets for 30. Ishant Sharma and Ashwin also claimed two wickets apiece. Already confirmed as winners of Group B and assured of a place in the semi-finals, India maintained their 100% record while with the third loss from as many matches, Pakistan has been eliminated from the tournament. India's opponents in the last four will be the Group A runners-up. India Total: 102/2 (19.1/22 ov) RR 5.32
1-58: Rohit Sharma c Misbah-ul-Haq b Saeed Ajmal 18 (32)
2-78: Dhawan c Nasir Jamshed b Wahab Riaz 48 (41)
Not outs: Kohli 22 (27) and Karthik 11 (15); Extras: 3 Pakistan Total: 165 (39.4/40 ov) RR 4.15
1-4: Nasir Jamshed c Raina b Kumar 2 (9)
2-50: Mohammad Hafeez c Dhoni b Kumar 27 (31)
3-56: Kamran Akmal c Kohli b Ashwin 21 (38)
4-110: Misbah-ul-Haq b Jadeja 22 (33)
5-131: Asad Shafiq c Dhoni b Sharma 41 (57)
6-139: Shoaib Malik lbw b Jadeja 17 (23)
7-140: Wahab Riaz b Ashwin 0 (2)
8-159: Saeed Ajmal c Rohit Sharma b Sharma 5 (16)
9-159: Junaid Khan run out (Kohli) 0 (1)
10-165: Mohammad Irfan run out 0 (2)
Not outs: Amin 27 (26); Extras: 3 India XI: Rohit Sharma, Shikar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma.
Pakistan XI: Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Asad Shafiq, Shoaib Malik, Misbah-ul Haq, Kamran Akmal, Umar Amin, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Saeed Ajmal, Wahab Riaz.
Umpires: Richard Kettleborough and Ian Gould.
IND vs PAK: India 102/2 in 19.1, target 102 from 22 ov (Dhawan 48) beat Pakistan 165 in 39.4/40 ov by 8 wickets
No Champions Trophy after 2013
The last edition of the tournament!
Aug 22, 2012The ICC Champions Trophy will feature the top eight-ranked sides in the world in the only ‘best versus the best’ 50-over-a-side tournament. First held in 1998, the Champions Trophy was held every two years, except for the 2008 edition, which was postponed until the following year. Australia will aim to complete a hat-trick of titles, after it won the past two events in India and South Africa in 2006 and 2009, respectively. India will take on South Africa in the opening game of the 2013 Champions Trophy in England, the last time the tournament will be held. Meanwhile, the World Test Championship, originally scheduled for 2013, will make its debut in 2017 and continue every four years. The World Twenty20 will operate every two years, while the World Cup will continue on a four-year cycle with the number of teams reduced to 10 from 2019 onwards. India's matches & Schedule
- Thu Jun 6: 1st Match, Group B - India vs South Africa
- Tue Jun 11: 6th Match, Group B - India vs West Indies
- Sat Jun 15: 10th Match, Group B - India vs Pakistan
- Wed Jun 19: 1st Semi-Final - England vs South Africa at The Oval
- Thu Jun 20: 2nd Semi-Final - India vs Sri Lanka at Cardiff
- Sun Jun 23: Final - India vs England
- ICC Champions Trophy 2013 In England And Wales Schedule
2012 Under-19 World Cup
U-19 Cricket World Cup in Townsville, Australia
India beat Australia by 6 wickets to win their third under-19 title
Aug 26, 2012Indian captain, Unmukt Chand, scored a century to take India to their third under-19 title after his team frittered away the early advantage as defending champions Australia recovered from a shaky start to post a competitive 225 for 8 in the final of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on Sunday. Courtesy a magnificent unbeaten 111 by Unmukt and his unbroken partnership of 130 runs with glovesman Smit Patel, India overhauled the competitive target on a bouncy strip with 14 balls to spare.This was India U-19s first triumph after Mohammed Kaif and Virat Kohli led their respective teams to victory in 2000 and 2008 editions respectively.
ICC U-19 World Cup final, Townsville: India 227 for 4 (Chand 111*, Patel 62*) beat Australia 225 for 8 (Bosisto 87*, Sandeep 4-54) by six wickets
ICC World Twenty20 2009 in England
World Twenty20 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Finals
Pakistan ICC World Twenty20 2009 Champions
June 21, 2009Shahid Afridi's sensible yet electrifying batting, with a couple of boom-booms thrown in for good measure, helped Pakistan overtake Sri Lanka's modest score with 8 balls to go, and bag the Championship. With his outstanding bowling throughout the tournament, and great batting towards the final stages, Shahid Afridi has risen to iconic status that was reserved for the likes of Imran Khan in a nation troubled by conflicts for so long.
Afridi's unbeaten 54 and a wicket of the very last ball, earned him the Man-of-the-Match award. He hit two sixes and two fours, and the winning runs, after which he stood and saluted the thousands of elated Pakistani supporters in his usual trademark style. It was the second global one-day title for Pakistan after Imran Khan's side rallied in similar fashion to win the 1992 50-over World Cup. Pakistan lost the inaugural Twenty20 final in 2007 to India.
Sri Lanka had effectively lost the match in the first six powerplay overs, after they were down 32 for 4. A captain's innings from Kumar Sangakkara and a late charge by Angelo Mathews (partnership of 68 runs in 43 deliveries) boosted Sri Lanka to 138 for 6. Abdul Razzaq claimed a wicket in each of his first three overs, removing Jehan Mubarak for a duck, Sanath Jayasuriya for 17 and Mahela Jaywardene for one.
ICC World Twenty20 final, Lord's, PAK v SRL: Pakistan 139/2 (Afridi 54*, Akmal 37) beat Sri Lanka 138/6 (Sangakkara 64*, Mathews 35*, Razzaq 3-20) by eight wickets
Women's World Cup Cricket 2009 in Australia
England ICC Women's World Cup Cricket 2009 Champions
ENG v NZ, ICC WWC 2009, Final
Mar 22, 2009England women’s cricket team romped to their third World Cup title, beating New Zealand by four wickets in a thrilling final at North Sydney Oval on Sunday.
England fast bowler Nickyi Shaw produced her career-best figure of four for 34 as New Zealand were bowled out for 166 in 47.2 overs after electing to bat first. In response, England made hard work of the run-chase, slipping from 74-0 to 149-6 but held their nerve to achieve the victory target with 23 balls to spare.
It is England’s third World Cup triumph but their first outside England following its victories in 1973 and 1993.
Shaw, the 27-year-old from Warwickshire, also pitched in with the bat, hitting 17 not out from 23 balls with two fours that earned her the player-of-the-final award.
ENG v NZ, ICC WWC 2009, Final: England Women 167-6 (46.1 overs) beat New Zealand Women 166 (47.2 overs) by 4 wickets
Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2008 in Malaysia
India ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2008 Champs
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2008
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India lift ICC Under-19 World Cup 2008
Mar 2, 2008The India under 19 cricket team continued their unbeaten run in the series as they beat South Africa by 12 runs to become world champions. Chasing a revised target of 116 in 25 overs for victory, the Proteas could manage to score 103 for the loss of 8 wickets. Needing just 19 runs to win off the last over, S Kaul restricted SA to just 7 runs.
Earlier, South Africa lost their sixth wicket at the score of 72 as India looked to tighten the noose on the Proteas batsmen. The latest casualty was RA Adams, who was trapped in front of the wickets by Iqbal Abdulla. Play resumed in the final of the Under-19 World Cup final after incessant rain had earlier forced players to go off the field. A long delay means that the South Africans will be chasing a revised target of 116 runs in a total of 25 overs.
The Indian bowlers came out firing on all cylinders as they took early wickets to reduce the proteas to three wickets down with just 17 runs on the board. First to go was opener PJ Malan, who was brilliantly caught behind the wickets by Goswami off the bowling of Argal. Before SA could recover, they were dealt another crucial blow as Argal took his second wicket of the day in the form of Rossouw. Third batsman to take the walk back to the pavilion was JT Smuts, who was run out by wicketkeeper Goswami.
Earlier, India were bowled out for a paltry 159 in 45.4 overs against South Africa in the final of the under-19 World Cup at the Kinrara Academy Oval. Tanmay Srivastav was the top scorer for India with 46. For South Africa, Wayne Parnell, Matthew Arnold and Roy Adams picked up two wickets each. South Africa captain Wayne Parnell’s decision to field seemed to strike the right cord as his bowlers provided the team with early breakthroughs.
After losing two early wickets in the form of Taruwar Kohli and Shreevats Goswami, Tanmay Srivastava held fort to bail the Indians out of trouble to some extent. Captain Parnell drew first blood to put India on the backfoot as he claimed the in-form Taruwar Kohli. Soon, goswami perished to Arnold. India captain Virat Kohli tried to pull things back but a stunner of a catch by Engelbrecht sent the skipper back to the dressing room.