ICC World Twenty20 stats: India extend dominance over South Africa with 80 percent head-to-head win record

Virat Kohli scored a thunderous 72 not out off 44 balls to set up India's six-wicket win over South Africa, which took them into the final of the ICC World Twenty20 where they face Sri Lanka. With this win, India improved their head-to-head win record against South Africa in the tournament to 80 percent.

updated: April 05, 2014 15:48 IST
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After a historic run-chase set up by Virat Kohli's fiery 72-run knock against South Africa led India to the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 final, Team India improved their win record over the Proteas in World T20 to 80 percent, winning four out of the five contests in the history of the tournament. India will now meet Sri Lanka in the final of the ICC World Twenty20. (Match report | Highlights | Points table)

India's impressive record against South Africa in this format is not just limited to World T20 but also to T20Is in general as they have now won six out of the eight matches played. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has to be lauded for his excellent captaincy, with India not losing a single semi-final in any tournament under him so far. (Match pics | Virat Kohli, India's 'one-man' army)

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