South Africa are now in with a chance of getting into the final. They need to beat India A on Monday in order to open the window of opportunity. Australia play India on Sunday and will look to extend their lead with a third victory.
For Australia 'A', today's was their first loss in three matches having won against South Africa 'A' and India 'A' earlier. India 'A' have won one -- against South Africa 'A' --and lost one -- against Australia 'A'.
Cameron White scored a quickfire half century to help Deccan Chargers register their first win in the tournament, beating Pune Warriors by 18 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Thursday.
Wayne Parnell and Rusty Theron rescued South Africa from a seemingly hopeless position to snatch victory in the second Twenty20 and draw the series 1-1.
Rusty Theron took a career-best 4-27 to help a SA upstage Pakistan by 6 wickets in the second T20 to take the two match series 2-0.