India prevailed by 26 runs against South Africa in a high-scoring affair on a flat batting track at Cardiff in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Needing 332 runs to win, South Africa lost a couple of early wickets but bounced back to threaten to chase down the target.
South Africa wrapped up a massive 309-run win in the deciding Perth Test after taking a little over an hour in the final session on Day 4 to bowl out the Aussies. An annoying 10th wicket stand of 87 runs between Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon managed to delay the inevitable South African victory.
Australia have moved closer towards a Semi Final berth after crushing South Africa comfortably with a 8-wicket win with 14 balls to spare. South Africa are now in a hopeless situation in the tournament having lost two Super Eights games in a row.
The Worcestershire Vs South Africans, 2-day match ended in a draw with the visitors having a bad outing. After bowling out hosts Worcestershire for 245, South Africa ended the match at 67 for 4 in their second innings with rookie medium pacer Chris Russell capturing three wickets.