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India Vs South Africa T20 Cricket World Cup Final Match Summary

Place : Kensington Oval Barbados

Date : 29-June-2024

It was a nail-biting match !

Audience was at the edge of their seats !


It was the T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 !!


 India emerged victorious against South Africa.

 And by a narrow margin of 7 runs. 


Here's a quick summary of the match:


India's Batting:


Score: 176/7 (20 overs)

Top Scorer:
Virat Kohli (76 runs off 59 balls) - a crucial knock that helped India post a competitive total.

Other contributors:
Axar Patel (47 runs) and Shivam Dube (27 runs) provided valuable support.


South Africa's Batting:


Target: 177 runs


Final Score: 169/8 (20 overs)


Threat: David Miller looked dangerous but was dismissed by Hardik Pandya for 33 runs in a crucial moment.


Bowling Heroes:


Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya took 2 wickets each in their death-over spells, putting immense pressure on South Africa.


South Africa:
Keshav Maharaj and Anrich Nortje picked up two wickets each, but their bowlers couldn't restrict the runs towards the end.


Match Winner: India


You know what?


This win marks India's second T20 World Cup title, ending their 11-year ICC trophy drought.

It was a heartbreaking loss for South Africa, who were in the World Cup final for the first time ever.

Virat Kohli announced his retirement from T20 Internationals after this match, making it a more emotional victory for India.