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Gibbs steers SA to series win over India
Neale Emslie

WITH Herschelle Gibbs the batting architect, South Africa wrapped up the MTN limited overs cricket series against India, winning the fourth match by an emphatic 80 runs at Sahara Oval St George’s last night.

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"South Africa vs India"
In front of nearly 16 000 jubilant fans, Gibbs struck a superb 93 not out off 123 deliveries to help South Africa reach 243 for eight in their 50 overs and then the bowlers took over to dismiss the Indians for 163 with 12 overs remaining.

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"South Africa vs India"
It gave South Africa a winning 3-0 lead in the five-match series, with the final game to be played in Centurion on Sunday. The first game in Johannesburg was washed out by rain.

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"South Africa vs India"
Although there is room for improvement in their batting, Graeme Smith’s side can be well satisfied with their efforts. Their bowling has been outstanding, constantly keeping the pressure on the Indians and they virtually settled the match inside the first 15 overs last night when they reduced the hapless tourists to 39 for four.

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"South Africa vs India"
Shaun Pollock starred with two for 23 in 10 overs, while Justin Kemp made up for his first-ball duck by picking up three for 22.

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"South Africa vs India"
South Africa again found someone to orchestrate proceedings after another failure by the top-order, first Jacques Kallis and then Gibbs playing the sorts of innings which did not allow the Indians to dictate the pattern of play.

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"South Africa vs India"

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"South Africa vs India"

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"South Africa vs India"
The Herald, November 30, 2006.

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