South Africa tour of Australia, 1st T20I: Australia v South Africa at Melbourne, Jan 11, 2009
Australia won by 52 runs
11 January 2009 - night match (20-over match)
6.1

Botha to Ponting, 1 run, Ponting turns the ball off his pads for a single

6.2

Botha to Warner, 1 run, he stays in his crease and flicks a flat and fast delivery towards deep square leg

6.3

Botha to Ponting, 2 runs, tossed up a bit more and Ponting drives towards long-on for two more

6.4

Botha to Ponting, 1 run, Ponting stays in his crease and paddles the ball behind square

6.5

Botha to Warner, no run, Warner steps out but doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, he adjusts well and pushes towards cover

6.6

Botha to Warner, no run, defended back to the bowler, Botha gave only 5 runs off the over

Australia 74/1   J Botha 1-0-5-0
8.1

Botha to Ponting, no run, Ponting steps out of the crease to take the ball on the full but hits it to midwicket

8.2

Botha to Ponting, no run, Botha bowls full and straight, Ponting hits towards midwicket again

8.3

Botha to Ponting, 1 run, Pontign gets down on one knee and sweeps towards deep midwicket

8.4

Botha to Warner, SIX, that's many many rows back! Warner charges Botha, he doesn't get to the pitch but never mind that, he winds up and swings his bat hard to send the ball over the long-on boundary, there's a fielder on the fence too!

8.5

Botha to Warner, no run, played back to the bowler, Botha bowled a fast and full one

8.6

Botha to Warner, no run, a full toss but Warner is cramped for room and hits it to midwicket

Australia 93/1   J Botha 2-0-12-0
12.1

Botha to DJ Hussey, no run, Hussey tries to play the ball off his pads but doesn't make contact

12.2

Botha to DJ Hussey, SIX, smashed! Hussey makes room by moving towards leg, waits for a short ball from Botha and absolutely hammered the ball over the straight boundary, he freed his arms and hit that with immense power

12.3

Botha to DJ Hussey, 1 run, full toss, played through midwicket for a single

12.4

Botha to Warner, 1 run, Warner steps out and hits the full toss along the ground to long-off

12.5

Botha to DJ Hussey, FOUR, is that maximum? No it isn't but it so nearly was. Hussey pulls a full toss high towards deep midwicket, de Villiers is on the boundary and he can't move back quickly enough, the ball bounces just inside the boundary and goes over

12.6

Botha to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, Hussey cuts a very short ball through point and wants the second, he has to hurry but beats the throw, he's in just before Boucher breaks the stumps

Australia 133/2   J Botha 3-0-26-0
14.1

Botha to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, Hussey runs the ball down to third man to get off the mark.

14.2

Botha to MEK Hussey, no run, Hussey defends, it's got a bit quiet after Warner's wicket

14.3

Botha to MEK Hussey, 1 run, Hussey stays in his crease and rives through point for a single

14.4

Botha to White, 1 run, nudged off the pads on the leg side

14.5

Botha to MEK Hussey, 1 run, Hussey moves forward and drives through cover

14.6

Botha to White, no run, well bowled! Botha gives White no space to work with, he hits the ball towards midwicket

Australia 145/4   J Botha 4-0-31-0
x
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships