World Twenty20, Highlights: South Africa beat Netherlands by 6 runs in thriller

Led by a great bowling effort from Imran Tahir (4/21) and then Dale Steyn (4/19), South Africa recovered well to prevent an upset at the hands of Netherlands after posting just 145/9 at the end of their 20 overs. For Netherlands, opener Stephan Myburgh almost scripted a historic win with his knock of 51 off just 28 balls but it wasn't good enough in the end. Ahsan Malik (5/19) made history by recording the first five-wicket haul of the tournament earlier in the match when South Africa were batting. Catch highlights here.

updated: March 27, 2014 18:53 IST
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South Africa beat Netherlands by 6 runs in a thriller at Chittagong. Catch highlights here: (Match scorecard | Commentary | Points Table | Match report)

18:31 (IST): So South Africa survived a scare at Chittagong today as they were staring at defeat against The Netherlands at one point of time in the match. Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis said that it was a great fightback from the bowlers but hoped that his team will perform better in future matches. Netherlands skipper Peter Borren said that it was a shame that they had lost after being in a winning position. Imran Tahir (4/21) was deservedly the Man of the Match for doing the job for South Africa in pressure situations.

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