Steyn bowls Proteas to victory

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Dale Steyn produced a gem of fast bowling to help South Africa secure victory over New Zealand in the World Twenty20. Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Chittagong, Bangladesh – Dale Steyn produced a gem of fast bowling to help South Africa secure victory over New Zealand in the World Twenty20.

Steyn returned with figures of 4-17 as South Africa restricted New Zealand to 168-8 after they scored 170-6.

Needing seven runs to win in the last over, New Zealand could score only four runs against Steyn. Ross Taylor was the highest scorer with 62, while Kane Williamson made 51.

Imran Tahir finished with 2-27 for South Africa.

Earlier, JP Duminy hit 86 not out for South Africa and Hashim Amal scored 41.

Corey Anderson and Tim Southee claimed two wickets apiece. – Sapa-AP


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