Africa XI tour of South Africa, 1st ODI: Africa XI v Asia XI at Centurion, Aug 17, 2005
Afro-Asian Cup - 1st match
Africa XI won by 2 runs
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
17 August 2005 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Africa XI innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AB de Villiers lbw b Shoaib Akhtar 24 34 23 3 1 104.34
6.4 GONE !!! nipped back sharply, on the pads, great appeal by Akhtar, ump thinking on this one and given in the end, Africa XI 1 down
39/1
View dismissal HH Dippenaar c Sehwag b Khan 14 40 23 2 0 60.86
7.2 GONE !!! fine edge, straight back to Sehwag in the slips for an easy catch, Africa XI 2 down
44/2
View dismissal JH Kallis c Nehra b Khan 4 27 14 0 0 28.57
11.3 GONE !!! went for the big pull, Nehra waiting for it at fine leg for an easy catch, Africa XI 4 down
53/4
View dismissal JL Ontong lbw b Khan 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
7.4 GONE !!! well forward, beats the bat, great appeal by the Asia team for the lbw, and ump not thinking too hard onsending him to the changerooms, double strikes in the over, Africa XI 3 down
44/3
AG Prince not out 78 157 113 5 0 69.02
View dismissal SO Tikolo c †Sangakkara b Nehra 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
12.2 GONE !!!! fine edge, straight back to keeper and the whole team goes up in appeal, ump sending him back to the changeroom, Africa XI 5 down
57/5
View dismissal MV Boucher lbw b Muralitharan 42 83 59 3 0 71.18
33.3 GONE !!! full toss, try to sweep mistimed and hit on the shoe big appeal from the bowler Daivis given out , Africa XI 6 down

141/6
View dismissal SM Pollock* b Kumble 2 5 9 0 0 22.22
36.2 GONE !!!! beats the bat again, this time on the stumps and Pollock finds his way back to the changerooms, bowled, Africa XI 7 down

152/7
View dismissal N Boje c †Sangakkara b Shahid Afridi 3 12 13 0 0 23.07
39.5 GONE !!!! wide of off, went for the shot and tried to withdraw the bat, fine edge and an easy catch by the keeper, Africa XI 8 down
164/8
View dismissal JM Kemp lbw b Shoaib Akhtar 4 8 5 1 0 80.00
40.6 GONE !!! straight forward, hit on the toes right in front of the stumps, Africa XI 9 down
174/9
View dismissal DW Steyn run out (Nehra) 3 12 10 0 0 30.00
44.3 from Shoaib Akhtar, GONE !!! defends to the off, went for the run and Nehra picks up the ball as they scramble for the run

198/10
Extras (lb 7, w 11, nb 6) 24
  Total (all out; 44.3 overs; 200 mins) 198 (4.44 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets Shoaib Akhtar 7.3 1 40 2 5.33 32 3 1 (6nb)
6.4 to de Villiers, GONE !!! nipped back sharply, on the pads, great appeal by Akhtar, ump thinking on this one and given in the end, Africa XI 1 down
39/1
40.6 to Kemp, GONE !!! straight forward, hit on the toes right in front of the stumps, Africa XI 9 down
174/9
View wickets Z Khan 8 0 37 3 4.62 30 5 0 (2w)
7.2 to Dippenaar, GONE !!! fine edge, straight back to Sehwag in the slips for an easy catch, Africa XI 2 down
44/2
7.4 to Ontong, GONE !!! well forward, beats the bat, great appeal by the Asia team for the lbw, and ump not thinking too hard onsending him to the changerooms, double strikes in the over, Africa XI 3 down
44/3
11.3 to Kallis, GONE !!! went for the big pull, Nehra waiting for it at fine leg for an easy catch, Africa XI 4 down
53/4
View wicket A Nehra 5 1 19 1 3.80 19 2 0
12.2 to Tikolo, GONE !!!! fine edge, straight back to keeper and the whole team goes up in appeal, ump sending him back to the changeroom, Africa XI 5 down
57/5
  Abdul Razzaq 3 0 17 0 5.66 11 1 0 (1w)
View wicket A Kumble 10 0 39 1 3.90 33 1 0 (2w)
36.2 to Pollock, GONE !!!! beats the bat again, this time on the stumps and Pollock finds his way back to the changerooms, bowled, Africa XI 7 down

152/7
View wicket M Muralitharan 9 1 26 1 2.88 37 2 0 (1w)
33.3 to Boucher, GONE !!! full toss, try to sweep mistimed and hit on the shoe big appeal from the bowler Daivis given out , Africa XI 6 down

141/6
View wicket Shahid Afridi 2 0 13 1 6.50 4 0 0 (1w)
39.5 to Boje, GONE !!!! wide of off, went for the shot and tried to withdraw the bat, fine edge and an easy catch by the keeper, Africa XI 8 down
164/8
  Asia XI innings (target: 199 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal KC Sangakkara b Kallis 35 114 80 6 0 43.75
24.4 Bowled'em! pitched just outside the off stump, slower in pace, Sangakkara pushes it and got inside edge, ball kisses the off stump and much patient innings comes to end!

96/6
View dismissal V Sehwag c †Boucher b Pollock 21 44 26 5 0 80.76
10.1 GONE !!! short of a good length and moving away, Sehwag went behind the ball without any foot work, thin edge and Boucher pouches a easy catch, huge appeal and Umpire raises his finger, Asia XI 1 down



50/1
View dismissal Yousuf Youhana c †Boucher b Pollock 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
10.5 Another one! good length delivery on the stumps and little away movement, temping the batsman to go for a drive, which youhana went for a drive and end up thin edge, Boucher thankfully accept the catch, Asia XI 2 down
52/2
View dismissal Mohammad Ashraful c Tikolo b Pollock 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
10.6 GONE !!! Unbelivable! short and raising delivery down the leg side, Ashraful tries to hood it, top edge and ball travels high in the air, simple catch taken Tikolo at square leg, Pollock on fire, Asia XI 3 down
52/3
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq* c Dippenaar b Kemp 6 22 12 0 0 50.00
15.1 GONE !!! this is the wicket they need! short ball on the leg stump, Inzamana pulled it with one hand, ball travels high and Dippenaar took well judged catch in the fine leg, Inzamam walks back!
59/4
View dismissal Shahid Afridi c †Boucher b Kallis 13 23 10 3 0 130.00
20.1 Gone this time! good length delivery and swinging away, Afridi swings his bat across the line, thick edge and ball flies towards slip and Boucher takes a wonderful catch diving to his right side, Afridi departs and Asian XI just have Razzaq
89/5
View dismissal Abdul Razzaq c †Boucher b Boje 38 95 77 3 0 49.35
43.5 GONE !!! very fine edge, Boucher up in arms as the rest follow, ump sending hm back, Aisa XI 8 down
169/8
View dismissal A Kumble lbw b Kallis 24 61 48 3 0 50.00
40.2 GONE !!! angled in, fooled the bat, great appeal as the pads are in the way, and given 152/7
Z Khan not out 20 38 21 1 0 95.23
View dismissal Shoaib Akhtar c Ontong b Kemp 15 18 13 0 1 115.38
47.2 GONE !!! went for the cut, bit mistimed, in the air and Ontong waits for it at point, Asia XI 9 down
193/9
View dismissal A Nehra b Steyn 1 5 2 0 0 50.00
48.1 ALL OVER !!!! played the wrong line, middle stump in the air, what a ball by the young man Steyn
196/10
Extras (lb 2, w 16, nb 4) 22
  Total (all out; 48.1 overs; 215 mins) 196 (4.06 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets SM Pollock 10 1 32 3 3.20 48 5 0 (3nb, 1w)
10.1 to Sehwag, GONE !!! short of a good length and moving away, Sehwag went behind the ball without any foot work, thin edge and Boucher pouches a easy catch, huge appeal and Umpire raises his finger, Asia XI 1 down



50/1
10.5 to Yousuf Youhana, Another one! good length delivery on the stumps and little away movement, temping the batsman to go for a drive, which youhana went for a drive and end up thin edge, Boucher thankfully accept the catch, Asia XI 2 down
52/2
10.6 to Mohammad Ashraful, GONE !!! Unbelivable! short and raising delivery down the leg side, Ashraful tries to hood it, top edge and ball travels high in the air, simple catch taken Tikolo at square leg, Pollock on fire, Asia XI 3 down
52/3
View wicket DW Steyn 9.1 2 40 1 4.36 42 6 0 (5w)
48.1 to Nehra, ALL OVER !!!! played the wrong line, middle stump in the air, what a ball by the young man Steyn
196/10
View wickets JM Kemp 9 0 40 2 4.44 37 3 1 (1nb, 5w)
15.1 to Inzamam-ul-Haq, GONE !!! this is the wicket they need! short ball on the leg stump, Inzamana pulled it with one hand, ball travels high and Dippenaar took well judged catch in the fine leg, Inzamam walks back!
59/4
47.2 to Shoaib Akhtar, GONE !!! went for the cut, bit mistimed, in the air and Ontong waits for it at point, Asia XI 9 down
193/9
View wickets JH Kallis 10 2 42 3 4.20 40 5 0 (2w)
20.1 to Shahid Afridi, Gone this time! good length delivery and swinging away, Afridi swings his bat across the line, thick edge and ball flies towards slip and Boucher takes a wonderful catch diving to his right side, Afridi departs and Asian XI just have Razzaq
89/5
24.4 to Sangakkara, Bowled'em! pitched just outside the off stump, slower in pace, Sangakkara pushes it and got inside edge, ball kisses the off stump and much patient innings comes to end!

96/6
40.2 to Kumble, GONE !!! angled in, fooled the bat, great appeal as the pads are in the way, and given 152/7
View wicket N Boje 10 1 40 1 4.00 32 2 0 (1w)
43.5 to Abdul Razzaq, GONE !!! very fine edge, Boucher up in arms as the rest follow, ump sending hm back, Aisa XI 8 down
169/8

Match details


Toss - Asia XI, who chose to field
Series - Africa XI led the 3-match series 1-0
ODI debut - DW Steyn (Africa XI)
Africa XI replacement - JM Kemp for TM Odoyo (Africa XI innings, 39.5 ov)
Asia XI replacement - Mohammad Ashraful for M Muralitharan (Asia XI innings, 0.0 ov)
Player of the match - AG Prince (Africa XI)
Umpires - SJ Davis (Australia) and BR Doctrove (West Indies)
TV umpire - KH Hurter
Match referee - CH Lloyd (West Indies)

Match Notes


    • Africa Innings:
    • Africa XI 50 runs, 53 mins, 63 balls, 5x4, 1x6
    • Africa XI 100 runs, 109 mins, 137 balls, 9x4,1x6
    • Arica XI full substitute : JM Kemp (TM Odoyo, Africa XI Innings, 39.5 overs)
    • Africa XI 150 runs, 157 mins, 220 balls, 11x4, 1x6
    • 53 P/S (Prince 26, Boucher 26, Extra 1) 45 mins, 63 balls, 5x4
    • Prince 50 runs, 114 mins, 86 balls, 2x4
    • Asia XI Innings:
    • Asia XI 50 runs, 41 mins, 63 balls, 10x4
    • Asia 100 runs, 119 mins, 164 balls, 16x4
    • Asia XI 150 runs, 171 mins, 249 balls, 20x4
    • Man of the Match: A Prince
 
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