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South Africa [Group B1] vs West Indies [Group A2] : Second Semi final, Jaipur

Second Semi-Final, SA vs WI: Gayle puts Windies in Final

Chris Gayle hit 133, his 15th ODI century, as West Indies beat South Africa by six wickets to reach the ICC Champions Trophy final. He put on 154 in 26 overs for the first wicket with Shiv Chanderpaul, who retired hurt on 57. It was his third century of the tournament.Earlier South Africa lost 8 wickets, reaching 258 in their allotted 50 overs. Gibbs top scored with 77, while Taylor, Bravo and Samuels took 2 wickets each.
Proteas skipper Graeme Smith, who won the toss and elected to bat, was bowled by Jerome Taylor for 19. Both the teams have made two changes each. Ian Bradshaw and Dwayne Smith replace Corey Collymore and Fidel Edwards in the West Indies team, while Robin Peterson and Loots Bosman have come into the South African playing XI in place of Boeta Dippenaar and Charl Langeveldt. Both the teams have won the Trophy once. South Africa won the inaugural tournament in 1998 in Dhaka, while West Indies lifted the trophy in England in 2004. The winner of this semifinal will take on World Champions Australia in the final to be played on November 5 at Mumbai. South Africa (Playing XI) : Graeme Smith (Captain), Mark Boucher, Loots Bosman, Herschelle Gibbs, AB de Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Justin Kemp, Andre Nel, Makhaya Ntini, Robin Peterson, Shaun Pollock.
West Indies (Playing XI) : Brian Lara (Captain), Ramnaresh Sarwan, Chris Gayle, Shivnaraine Chanderpaul, Runako Morton, Dwayne Bravo, Ian Bradshaw, Dwayne Smith, Carlton Baugh, Jerome Taylor, Marlon Samuels.
ICC Champions Trophy, Jaipur: West Indies 262-4 (44 ovs) bt South Africa 258-8 (50 ovs) by 6 wkts

Tough test for West Indies

Defending champions West Indies will face a stern test when they take on South Africa in the second semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy in Jaipur on Thursday.
A lot, however, will depend on the condition of the pitch at the Sawai Man Singh stadium. South Africa fielding coach Jonty Rhodes put the Proteas through the paces at Jaipur on Wednesday. This is surely one are where the South Africans think that they are number one, even ahead of Australia. West Indies' fielding like everything else can be very good on its day. The defending champions set the tone for this tournament by beating Australia and though they lost an inconsequential game to England, they're still the definite dark horse despite the captain's injury problems. The South African steam rolled past Pakistan in Mohali, bowling them out for 89. But one should not expect an encore of that kind of a score in Jaipur since the wicket at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium looks fairly different. South Africa team (from) : Graeme Smith (Captain), Boeta Dippenaar, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Justin Kemp, Abraham Devilliers, Mark Boucher, Shaun Pollock, Andrew Hall, Andrew Nel, Makhaya Ntini, Robin Peterseon, Loots Bosman and Charl Langeveldt.
West Indies team (from) : Brian Lara (Captain), Ramnaresh Sarwan, Chris Gayle, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Runako Morton, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Carlton Baugh, Fidel Edwards, Ian Bradshaw, Jerome Taylor, Marlon Samuels, Wavell Hinds.

South Africa [Group B1] vs West Indies [Group A2] : Second Semi final, Jaipur

Scores

West Indies beat South Africa by 6 wickets
South Africa won the toss and decided to bat
258 for 8 (50.0 overs)
262 for 4 (44.0 overs)

South Africa Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
G C Smith
 
b J E Taylor
19
23 3 0
L L Bosman c C H Gayle b M N Samuels
39
58 6 0
J H Kallis c R R Sarwan b D J Bravo
16
38 3 0
H H Gibbs c B C Lara b D J Bravo
77
90 4 1
A B de Villiers run out
 
46
57 3 0
J M Kemp
 
b I D R Bradshaw
3
7 0 0
M V Boucher c R R Sarwan b M N Samuels
16
11 1 1
S M Pollock
 
b J E Taylor
4
4 0 0
R J Peterson not out
 
15
12 1 0
A Nel not out
 
0
1 0 0
Extras
 
1nb 15w 1b 6lb 23
 
Total
 
for 8 258 (50.0 ovs)

Bowler
O
M
R
W
I D R Bradshaw 10.0 0 58 1
J E Taylor 10.0 1 48 2
D J Bravo 7.0 0 41 2
D R Smith 4.0 1 12 0
C H Gayle 10.0 0 48 0
M N Samuels 9.0 0 44 2
Fall of wicket
 
27 G C Smith
65 J H Kallis
96 L L Bosman
188 A B de Villiers
195 J M Kemp
219 M V Boucher
227 S M Pollock
256 H H Gibbs

West Indies Innings
 
 
Runs
Balls
4s
6s
C H Gayle not out
 
133
135 17 3
S Chanderpaul retd hurt
 
57
70 4 1
R R Sarwan lbw b M Ntini
27
27 6 0
D J Bravo run out
 
15
11 3 0
B C Lara c and b G C Smith
9
10 1 0
R S Morton c A B de Villiers b R J Peterson
0
5 0 0
M N Samuels not out
 
5
8 1 0
Extras
 
2nb 6w 8lb 16
 
Total
 
for 4 262 (44.0 ovs)

Bowler
O
M
R
W
S M Pollock 5.0 0 34 0
M Ntini 7.0 0 49 1
A Nel 10.0 1 59 0
G C Smith 10.0 0 43 1
J H Kallis 5.0 0 33 0
R J Peterson 7.0 0 36 1
Fall of wicket
 
196 R R Sarwan
226 D J Bravo
243 B C Lara
244 R S Morton

Umpires: Aleem Dar, S J A Taufel

South Africa [Group B1] vs West Indies [Group A2] : Second Semi final, Jaipur

Venue

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur

The Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur is the most refurbished of the four venues with floodlights now installed. The ground will host six matches, including Englands pre-Ashes tie against Australia on October 21.

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Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.