Sachin century in vain, South Africa beat India
Chokers South Africa choked India by winning in a crucial World Cupmatch. India lost for the first time in this world cup. For the
record, India only beat Bangladesh, Ireland and Netherland in theworld cup so far.Proteas all-round performance overshadowed Sachin Tenulkar’s 48th ODIcentury. Whenever Sachin scored a century against Test playing teamin the world cup, India did not win.
A total failure of middle and lower order batsmen in the last 10 overssaw South Africa restrict India to 296 all out. India from 267 for 1
reduced to 296 all out. India lost nine wickets for just 29 runs.Dale Steyn, the chief wrecker was declared man of the match. Sehwag
hit his fifth first ball four in a row.