South Africa tour of Australia, 2008/09 / Commentary

South Africa in Australia T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

7.3

DJ Hussey to Boucher, no run, fired in flat on the stumps and Boucher digs it back out to Hussey

7.4

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, now he gets a single, working it from off stump toward midwicket

South Africa 42/3   MV Boucher 1* (2b)

8.2

MEK Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, uses his feet and drives the ball towards midwicket for one

8.4

MEK Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, shuffles across the stumps and flicks the ball wide of square leg

8.6

MEK Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, tossed up on a length, Boucher comes forward and steers it to point

South Africa 53/3   MV Boucher 4* (5b)

9.1

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, gets some room, waits, and forces the ball behind backward point

9.3

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, short ball and he flashes an thick edge safely wide of short third man

9.5

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, fired in flat, he comes across and turns the ball to midwikcet

South Africa 58/3   MV Boucher 7* (8b)

10.2

Hopes to Boucher, 1 run, how did that miss! David Hussey intercepts a firm cut shot from Boucher to his right at point, takes no time to release the ball but he misses the nonstrikers stumps with Boucher not even in the frame

10.4

Hopes to Boucher, 1 run, uses his feet to collect on the full, driving down to Bracken at long-off

10.6

Hopes to Boucher, 1 run, fails to cash in on a full toss, instead chipping in the air past midwicket

South Africa 65/3   MV Boucher 10* (11b)

11.1

DJ Hussey to Boucher, no run, tossed up gently on off stump and Boucher pushes it back to Hussey

11.2

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, flicks across the line, and a good stop keeps them to a single

11.4

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, pulls across the line, not timed well, and another single past midwicket

11.6

DJ Hussey to Boucher, 1 run, tossed up a bit wider and Boucher come out to drives past cover

South Africa 70/3   MV Boucher 13* (15b)

12.1

Tait to Boucher, 1 run, ah, fielded! Boucher cuts again to backward point, David Hussey flings himself to his left and stops the ball, then fires a throw that again misses the stumps

12.4

Tait to Boucher, 1 run, full on the stumps and he miscues the drive down to mid-on, scampering

12.6

Tait to Boucher, FOUR, slower delivery, 120ks, which Boucher clubs back over Tait's over

South Africa 83/3   MV Boucher 19* (18b 1x4)

13.3

Hopes to Boucher, OUT, swipes across the line and sends a top edge to Tait at backward point

MV Boucher c Tait b Hopes 19 (19m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

South Africa 90/4   MV Boucher 19 (19b 1x4)
Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Brisbane - Jan 13, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Jan 11, 2009
Australia won by 52 runs
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