South Africa tour of Australia, 2008/09 / Commentary

South Africa in Australia ODI Series - 4th ODI

Australia v South Africa

South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)

32.1

Duminy to White, no run, tossed up gently and defended watchfully

32.2

Duminy to White, 1 run, drifts a tad wider and he pokes it toward gully, sprinting hard

32.3

Duminy to Hopes, 3 runs, tossed up and Hopes collects on the volley, punching past mid-off

32.4

Duminy to White, no run, pushes at that one and gets an inside-edge back down the track

32.5

Duminy to White, no run, flights it up and he gets over it to defend it back to Duminy

32.6

Duminy to White, no run, flights it just outside off stump, making White come get it, and he pushes awkwardly to the off side, thats good bowling from Duminy

Australia 158/6   JP Duminy 1-0-4-0

34.1

Duminy to White, no run, tossed up on the stumps and driven straight to midwicket

34.2

Duminy to White, no run, drifts down the pads and he turns it around the corner to square leg

34.3

Duminy to White, 1 run, lands on the stumps and he now glances it away for one

34.4

Duminy to Hopes, 1 run, gets to the pitch and punches down the ground

34.5

Duminy to White, no run, reaches out for it and closes the face, nearly giving cover a catch

34.6

Duminy to White, no run, tossed up straighter and White clips, but cannot beat midwicket

Australia 164/6   JP Duminy 2-0-6-0

36.1

Duminy to Hopes, no run, tossed up outside off stump and he drives to the off side

36.2

Duminy to Hopes, 1 run, tossed up again and he plays the ball to the off side

36.3

Duminy to White, 1 run, gives it some air, White reaches out and thumps that down the ground

36.4

Duminy to Hopes, no run, spins back in sharply to Hopes, who backs away and just gets bat on it

36.5

Duminy to Hopes, 1 run, shuffles back again and clips a fuller delivery to midwicket

36.6

Duminy to White, SIX, now he's seen enough and gets down to send that one rows back over deep midwicket, just getting down and hitting with the turn for an impressive shot

Australia 176/6   JP Duminy 3-0-15-0
Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Jan 30, 2009
South Africa won by 39 runs
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 26, 2009
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 23, 2009
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Hobart - Jan 18, 2009
Australia won by 5 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Jan 16, 2009
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
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