South Africa tour of New Zealand, Tour Match: Canterbury v South Africans at Christchurch, Feb 15, 2012
South Africans won by 20 runs
15 February 2012 (20-over match)
  South Africans innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RE Levi b Worker 63 32 32 10 3 196.87
8.2 stood way outside leg stump before the ball was delivered, waited and then came down the track to a full ball, misses completely and it clips leg stump, end of a blazing innings from Levi who won't have been seen by many New Zealand fans 81/1
View dismissal HM Amla b Johnston 35 53 33 4 0 106.06
13.5 lovely ball gets Amla, tossed up outside off and Amla was early on the paddle sweep as he was deceived by the lack of pace, ball hits the off stump 107/4
View dismissal CA Ingram c McEwan b Worker 2 6 8 0 0 25.00
10.1 Ingram always looked out of touch, came down the track and mistimed the loft straight to long-off 89/2
View dismissal AB de Villiers*† c Henry b Worker 4 6 5 0 0 80.00
12.1 mistimes the chip loft inside out over the covers and picks out long-off for Worker's third wicket 98/3
View dismissal JP Duminy c Latham b McEwan 24 28 22 0 1 109.09
19.2 slower ball outside off and he mistimes the carve to long-off where the son of Rod Latham takes the catch to give the son of Peter McEwan, both former New Zealand Test players, his first wicket 145/6
View dismissal JL Ontong c McEwan b Henry 8 10 11 0 0 72.72
16.4 full toss on middle and he gets it off the bottom of the bat down to long-on who almost overruns it but takes it high above his head 120/5
JA Morkel not out 10 14 7 0 1 142.85
J Botha not out 3 3 2 0 0 150.00
Extras (w 1) 1
  Total (6 wickets; 20 overs; 79 mins) 150 (7.50 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket MJ Henry 4 0 27 1 6.75
16.4 to Ontong, full toss on middle and he gets it off the bottom of the bat down to long-on who almost overruns it but takes it high above his head 120/5
  RJ McCone 2 0 20 0 10.00
  LV van Beek 1 0 21 0 21.00
View wicket MB McEwan 4 0 30 1 7.50
19.2 to Duminy, slower ball outside off and he mistimes the carve to long-off where the son of Rod Latham takes the catch to give the son of Peter McEwan, both former New Zealand Test players, his first wicket 145/6
View wickets GH Worker 4 0 23 3 5.75 (1w)
8.2 to Levi, stood way outside leg stump before the ball was delivered, waited and then came down the track to a full ball, misses completely and it clips leg stump, end of a blazing innings from Levi who won't have been seen by many New Zealand fans 81/1
10.1 to Ingram, Ingram always looked out of touch, came down the track and mistimed the loft straight to long-off 89/2
12.1 to de Villiers, mistimes the chip loft inside out over the covers and picks out long-off for Worker's third wicket 98/3
View wicket TG Johnston 4 0 24 1 6.00
13.5 to Amla, lovely ball gets Amla, tossed up outside off and Amla was early on the paddle sweep as he was deceived by the lack of pace, ball hits the off stump 107/4
  HM Nicholls 1 0 5 0 5.00
  Canterbury innings (target: 151 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GH Worker c M Morkel b Tsotsobe 4 7 10 1 0 40.00
1.5 gets underneath a full ball on middle and times the loft nicely but gets too much elevation and not enough distance as it drops towards the edge of the circle where Morne Morkel waits and waits before diving to take the catch 6/1
View dismissal PG Fulton* b Tsotsobe 0 9 2 0 0 0.00
1.6 two in two for Lonwabo as he bowled it full outside off and Fulton drove at it without moving the feet, gets a thick inside edge into the stumps via back pad 6/2
View dismissal SL Stewart lbw b Tsotsobe 2 7 4 0 0 50.00
3.1 and he gets it! Perfect ball to bowl, it was full on middle and off and swung back in, Stewart had planted the front pad across and tried to play around it but couldn't get bat on it and the finger went up fairly quickly 9/3
View dismissal TWM Latham c †de Villiers b Tsotsobe 11 18 10 2 0 110.00
5.4 short down leg and he tried to glance it fine but it nips the glove and bat through to AB who dives to collect a good take low down 24/4
5.4 short down leg and he tried to glance it fine but it nips the glove and bat through to AB who dives to collect a good take low down 24/4
5.4 short down leg and he tried to glance it fine but it nips the glove and bat through to AB who dives to collect a good take low down 24/4
View dismissal RA Young c Ingram b Theron 5 21 12 0 0 41.66
7.1 starts with a gentle long hop and Young looked to have timed the pull well but didn't get enough behind it and he picks out Ingram at deep midwicket 28/5
View dismissal HM Nicholls c Levi b Duminy 18 31 17 2 0 105.88
12.3 gets down to reverse sweep a full ball outside off and picks out Levi at backward point 63/7
View dismissal LV van Beek c Theron b Botha 1 7 4 0 0 25.00
8.6 full on off and he gets under it and swings it high out towards cow corner but long-on is there to ruin the fun and takes an easy catch 39/6
View dismissal MB McEwan c Tsotsobe b Theron 30 47 33 3 1 90.90
18.6 the action is all over at Hagley Oval as McEwan tried to hook a short ball on leg into the crowd at square leg but could only get it three-quarters of the required distance and Tsotsobe clutched it awkwardly to end an entertaining fightback 130/10
View dismissal MJ Henry c †de Villiers b M Morkel 42 24 17 1 5 247.05
17.4 very full on middle in the blockhole and he tries to smash it down the ground, bat hits ground and ball goes through to AB who dives to take a one-hander, Henry waits and the third umpire concludes that Henry got bat to ball first 122/8
View dismissal TG Johnston run out (M Morkel/†de Villiers) 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
17.5 from M Morkel, gets forward to defend and sets off but there is hesitation and he goes back but can't beat the throw as South Africa have nearly ended the Cantabrian resistance 122/9
RJ McCone not out 3 5 4 0 0 75.00
Extras (b 4, lb 5, w 5) 14
  Total (all out; 19 overs; 93 mins) 130 (6.84 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  JA Morkel 2 0 7 0 3.50
View wickets LL Tsotsobe 4 0 18 4 4.50 (1w)
1.5 to Worker, gets underneath a full ball on middle and times the loft nicely but gets too much elevation and not enough distance as it drops towards the edge of the circle where Morne Morkel waits and waits before diving to take the catch 6/1
1.6 to Fulton, two in two for Lonwabo as he bowled it full outside off and Fulton drove at it without moving the feet, gets a thick inside edge into the stumps via back pad 6/2
3.1 to Stewart, and he gets it! Perfect ball to bowl, it was full on middle and off and swung back in, Stewart had planted the front pad across and tried to play around it but couldn't get bat on it and the finger went up fairly quickly 9/3
5.4 to Latham, short down leg and he tried to glance it fine but it nips the glove and bat through to AB who dives to collect a good take low down 24/4
5.4 to Latham, short down leg and he tried to glance it fine but it nips the glove and bat through to AB who dives to collect a good take low down 24/4
5.4 to Latham, short down leg and he tried to glance it fine but it nips the glove and bat through to AB who dives to collect a good take low down 24/4
View wicket M Morkel 4 0 21 1 5.25 (2w)
17.4 to Henry, very full on middle in the blockhole and he tries to smash it down the ground, bat hits ground and ball goes through to AB who dives to take a one-hander, Henry waits and the third umpire concludes that Henry got bat to ball first 122/8
View wicket J Botha 4 0 34 1 8.50 (1w)
8.6 to van Beek, full on off and he gets under it and swings it high out towards cow corner but long-on is there to ruin the fun and takes an easy catch 39/6
View wickets J Theron 4 0 34 2 8.50 (1w)
7.1 to Young, starts with a gentle long hop and Young looked to have timed the pull well but didn't get enough behind it and he picks out Ingram at deep midwicket 28/5
18.6 to McEwan, the action is all over at Hagley Oval as McEwan tried to hook a short ball on leg into the crowd at square leg but could only get it three-quarters of the required distance and Tsotsobe clutched it awkwardly to end an entertaining fightback 130/10
View wicket JP Duminy 1 0 7 1 7.00
12.3 to Nicholls, gets down to reverse sweep a full ball outside off and picks out Levi at backward point 63/7

Match details


Toss - Canterbury, who chose to field
Twenty20 debuts - TG Johnston, RJ McCone, MB McEwan, HM Nicholls and LV van Beek (Canterbury)
Umpires - TJ Parlane and DJ Walker
TV umpire - GAV Baxter

Match Notes


    • 12th Men: TD Astle (Canterbury) and W Parnell (South Africans)
    • South Africans innings
    • Fielding Restriction Overs: Overs 0.1 - 6.0
    • 50 runs in 5.1 overs (31 balls), Extras 0
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 31 balls (RE Levi 45, HM Amla 8, Ex 0)
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 20 mins (RE Levi, HM Amla)
    • RE Levi: 50 off 25 balls (9 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • 100 runs in 12.4 overs (76 balls), Extras 1
    • 150 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 1
    • Canterbury innings
    • LL Tsotsobe took a hat-trick with the last 2 balls of his 1st over and first ball of his 2nd over, Worker, Fulton and Stewart
    • 50 runs in 10.2 overs (62 balls), Extras 7
    • 100 runs in 15.5 overs (95 balls), Extras 9
    • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (MB McEwan 11, MJ Henry 42, Ex 1)
 
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