Sachin Tendulkar tweets that he almost choked at the argument . Dutch defeated South Africa by 13 runs in their final Super-12 match .
New Delhi (India), November 6 : After Dutch dismissed South Africa from the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup after losing by 13 runs in their final Super 12 match, legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar took to social media to express his shock at Proteas' loss.The Netherlands staged a big upset in the upcoming T20 World Cup at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday, defeating South Africa by 13 runs in their last Super-12 match, guaranteeing India a spot in the semi-finals.He said he should go Dutch.Tendulkar tweeted that he almost choked at the argument.Choked refers to South Africa's choke in key ICC moments over the years.Since possessing some great players such as Graeme Smith, AB De Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Shaun Pollock, Faf Du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada, and Quinton de Kock, they have earned the title of chokers.After South Africa's loss, India secured a spot in the T20 World Cup semi-finals, ending their campaign with five points.With six points, Men in Blue are currently table toppers. Both teams have four points each, and the winner will finish with six points to top-two and will push South Africa out of the top two spots.India could have eight points or six depending on their result against Zimbabwe on Sunday.The Dutch put up 1584 in their 20 overs in the match, being bat first by South Africa.Openers Stephan Myburgh (37) and Max ODowd (29) put up a solid stand of 58 runs for the first wicket, with Colin Ackermann topping the charts with 41* out of 26 balls for the Netherlands.Proteas bowler Keshav Maharaj (227) was selected by the bowlers. Biggies such as wicketkeeper-battler Quinton de Kock (13), Rilee Rossouw (25), Aiden Markram (17), and David Miller (17) failed to make a difference with the bat.Heinrich Klassen did score 21 runs, but it wasn't enough, as the team fell 13 runs behind.SA could only score 1458 runs at the end of 20 overs, with Cameron Glover taking 39 wickets in two overs.Fred Klaassen and Bas de Leede took two wickets each. Ackermann's knock of 41 earned him the Man of the Match award, as shown in the video.Netherlands 1584 (Colin Ackermann 41, Tom Cooper 35, Keshav Maharaj 2-27) vs. South Africa 1458 (Rilee Rossouw 25, Heinrich Klaasen 21, Brandon Glover 3-9).