Quinton de Kock
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South African wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock came up with a one-handed blinder to dismiss Indian skipper Virat Kohli. de Kock dived full length to his right and came up with a sensational catch to get the big fish. Kohli was looking to guide the ball to the third man, however, Andile Phehlukwayo got extra bounce from the surface to take the outside edge of the Indian skipper.

Meanwhile, South Africa have posted 227 runs after Faf du Plessis won the toss and decided to bat first. Thus, India needs to score under five runs per over to get to their target. Meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan was the first to go when Kagiso Rabada produced southpaw’s an outside edge which was also taken by Quinton de Kock.

Aiden Markram, Dale Steyn, Duanne Olivier, Quinton de Kock
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de Kock dived to his right to take a blinder.

Meanwhile, South Africa kept losing wickets at regular intervals and the Proteas could never get going in their batting innings. Yuzvendra Chahal was the chief destroyer of the South African innings as he scalped four wickets and gave away 51 runs in his 10 overs.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah scalped two wickets each whereas Kuldeep Yadav took one wicket. In fact, it was Jasprit Bumrah who gave an ideal start to the team as he scalped the wickets of both South African openers. Bumrah was able to produce the outside edge of Hashim Amla and also accounted for the wicket of Quinton de Kock.

ICC World Cup 2019: Watch - Quinton de Kock Takes a Sensational Catch to Dismiss Virat Kohli
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Meanwhile, Yuzvendra Chahal was at his best as he breathed down the neck of the opposition batsmen. On the other hand, Chris Morris provided the finishing touches to the South African innings.

The all-rounder top-scored for the Proteas as the right-hander scored 42 runs from 34 balls. South African skipper Faf du Plessis scored 38 runs but the Rainbow nation failed to achieve any momentum in their batting innings.

Here is the Superman catch of Quinton de Kock:

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Gautam Chauhan

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