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India got off to a solid start with Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan putting on a 146-run partnership for the first wicket. Sharma was dismissed for 71, but Dhawan continued to bat well and reached his century in the 35th over.

Dhawan was eventually dismissed for 111, but India continued to score at a good pace. Virat Kohli and KL Rahul both scored half-centuries, and India finished their innings on 326/5.

South Africa Innings

South Africa got off to a poor start and were reduced to 47/4 in the 15th over. Ravindra Jadeja was the pick of the Indian bowlers, taking 5 wickets for 33 runs.

Kagiso Rabada and Marco Jansen tried to rebuild the innings, but they were both dismissed in quick succession. South Africa were eventually bowled out for 83 in the 27th over.

Player of the Match

Ravindra Jadeja was named the Player of the Match for his outstanding bowling performance.

Match Analysis

India were the clear favorites for this match, and they lived up to expectations. They batted superbly and scored a total that was too much for South Africa to chase.

India's bowling was also excellent, with Jadeja leading the way. South Africa were never in the game, and they were bowled out comfortably.

Conclusion

India were the better team on the day, and they deserved to win. They are now the only team in the World Cup with an unbeaten record. South Africa, on the other hand, will be disappointed with their performance. They need to improve their batting if they want to challenge for the title.

Impact of the Match

The victory was a major boost for India's confidence. They are now the clear favorites to win the World Cup. The defeat was a major setback for South Africa. They need to improve their performance if they want to challenge for the title.

The match also highlighted the importance of all-round cricket. India's batting and bowling were both excellent, which is why they were able to win so comfortably. South Africa, on the other hand, were let down by their batting.

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The Springboks of South Africa defeated the hosts France 29-28 in a thrilling quarter-final match at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in Paris on Saturday.

France started the game brightly and took a 12-0 lead in the first 20 minutes, thanks to a try from Romain Ntamack and three penalties from Melvyn Jaminet.

However, the Springboks hit back with two tries of their own, from Makazole Mapimpi and Damian de Allende, to level the scores at 12-12 at half-time.

The second half was just as tight, with both teams exchanging penalties. The Springboks took the lead for the first time in the match in the 70th minute, thanks to a penalty from Damian Willemse.

France responded immediately with a try from Antoine Dupont, which was converted by Jaminet, to put the hosts back in front 28-25.

However, the Springboks had the final say of the match. They won a penalty in front of the posts in the 79th minute, and Willemse made no mistake to give the Springboks a 29-28 victory.

Highlights

Makazole Mapimpi and Damian de Allende score tries for the Springboks in the first half.
Antoine Dupont scores a try for France in the second half.
Damian Willemse kicks the winning penalty for the Springboks in the 79th minute.

Analysis

This was a thrilling match between two of the best teams in the world. France started the game better, but the Springboks showed great character to come back and win the match.

The Springboks' defense was particularly impressive in the second half, and they were able to keep France scoreless for the final 10 minutes of the match.

Conclusion

The Springboks defeated France 29-28 in a thrilling quarter-final match at the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The Springboks will now face England in the semi-finals.