Australia tour of South Africa, 2005/06 / Commentary

Australia in South Africa ODI Series - 2nd ODI

South Africa v Australia

South Africa won by 196 runs

Hello and Welcome to Cricinfo's Live coverage of 2nd One-Day International between South Africa and Australia. South have already won the first one-day and they are leading the series by 1-0. Weather looks good at the moment and sky is clear. The news from the middle is South African captain Graeme Smith has won the toss and chose to bat first. South Africa retain the same squard from the last match. And Australia made couple of changes in their side, Phil Jacques and Stuart Clark comes in the playing eleven. Mitchell Johnson is named Super Sub for Australia. Umpires and players are in the middle and play all set to start here.

0.1

Lee to Smith, no run, good length delivery, Smith cuts on the front foot, fielded by Clarke

0.2

Lee to Smith, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Smith cuts, fielded by Bracken

0.3

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, good length delivery, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Lee

0.4

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, good length delivery, Dippenaar keeps it out, fielded by Clarke

0.5

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, good line and length delivery, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Martyn

0.6

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, beauty! good length delivery on middle and off stump and swinging away, beaten the batsman outside the off stump

Nathan Bracken to share the new ball with Lee

End of over 1 (1 run) South Africa 1/0 (RR: 1.00)
HH Dippenaar    0* (4b)      B Lee    1-0-1-0
GC Smith    1* (2b)     

1.1

Bracken to Smith, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

1.1

Bracken to Smith, 2 runs, fuller ball, Smith drives the ball wide of bowler, Hogg chases the ball

1.2

Bracken to Smith, no run, good line but full, Smith drives the ball, fielded by Clark

1.3

Bracken to Smith, 2 runs, down the leg side, Smith gets into position and flicks the ball to deep backward square leg

1.4

Bracken to Smith, FOUR, length but down leg, Smith works it through the leg side

1.5

Bracken to Smith, 1 run, length ball, Smith hits it on the leg side, fielded by Watson

1.6

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, line and length, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Clarke

End of over 2 (10 runs) South Africa 11/0 (RR: 5.50)
HH Dippenaar    0* (5b)      NW Bracken    1-0-10-0
GC Smith    10* (7b 1x4)      B Lee    1-0-1-0

2.1

Lee to Smith, no run, short of length just outside the off stump, defendsively played to short cover

2.2

Lee to Smith, 1 run, short and wide delivery, Smith runs it down to third man

2.3

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Dippenaar drives the ball to mid-off, no chance of run there

2.4

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, good line and length delivery, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Hogg

2.5

Lee to Dippenaar, 1 run, good length but down leg, Dippenaar turns the ball to square leg

2.6

Lee to Smith, no run, length ball, Smith keeps it out, fielded by Clark

End of over 3 (2 runs) South Africa 13/0 (RR: 4.33)
GC Smith    11* (10b 1x4)      B Lee    2-0-3-0
HH Dippenaar    1* (8b)      NW Bracken    1-0-10-0

3.1

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to mid-off

3.2

Bracken to Dippenaar, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Dippenaar steer the ball to third man and easy single taken

3.3

Bracken to Smith, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, cuts it to backward point

3.4

Bracken to Smith, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Smith hits it into the leg side, fielded by Katich

3.5

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Dippenaar drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Hussey

3.6

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, on the middle and leg stump, pushes to extra cover

End of over 4 (2 runs) South Africa 15/0 (RR: 3.75)
HH Dippenaar    2* (12b)      NW Bracken    2-0-12-0
GC Smith    12* (12b 1x4)      B Lee    2-0-3-0

4.1

Lee to Smith, no run, good length delivery, Smith drives on the front foot, fielded by Hussey

4.2

Lee to Smith, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven to short cover, Hussey stopped it well

4.3

Lee to Smith, 1 run, line and length, Smith drives the ball off the back foot to wide of mid-on

4.4

Lee to Dippenaar, FOUR, Great shot! pithced fuller, Dippenaar drives the ball wide of bowler, ball races past the diving fielder there

4.5

Lee to Dippenaar, FOUR, good line and length, Dippenaar drives on the front foot

4.6

Lee to Dippenaar, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Dippenaar cuts it away, fielded by Clark

End of over 5 (10 runs) South Africa 25/0 (RR: 5.00)
HH Dippenaar    11* (15b 2x4)      B Lee    3-0-13-0
GC Smith    13* (15b 1x4)      NW Bracken    2-0-12-0

5.1

Bracken to Dippenaar, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Dippenaar cuts on the front foot, fielded by Clarke

5.2

Bracken to Smith, no run, good line and length, Smith defends it, fielded by Hussey

5.3

Bracken to Smith, no run, slower ball on the stumps, defended back

5.4

Bracken to Smith, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Smith charges down the track and plays a hoick, beaten completely

5.5

Bracken to Smith, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Smith defends on the front foot, fielded by Clark

5.6

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, length ball, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Clarke

End of over 6 (2 runs) South Africa 27/0 (RR: 4.50)
HH Dippenaar    12* (17b 2x4)      NW Bracken    3-0-14-0
GC Smith    14* (19b 1x4)      B Lee    3-0-13-0

6.1

Lee to Smith, FOUR, great shot! pitched up delivery outside the off stump, Smith drives the ball nicely through mid-off, excellent timing

6.2

Lee to Smith, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Smith driving, fielded by Hogg

6.3

Lee to Dippenaar, FOUR, Bang! short and wide outside the off stump, Dippenaar pulls it away over square leg to deep backward square leg fence

6.4

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Dippenaar drives it away, fielded by Hussey

6.5

Lee to Dippenaar, no run, pitched middle and leg stump, defended to mid-on

6.6

Lee to Dippenaar, FOUR, fuller and wide outside the off stump, Dippenaar uses the pace and guides the ball through backward point, Lee struggling to get his rhythm right now

End of over 7 (13 runs) South Africa 40/0 (RR: 5.71)
HH Dippenaar    20* (21b 4x4)      B Lee    4-0-26-0
GC Smith    19* (21b 2x4)      NW Bracken    3-0-14-0

7.1

Bracken to Smith, no run, good line and length delivery, Smith driving, fielded by Clark

7.2

Bracken to Smith, FOUR, Four more! good length delivery outside the off stump and briinging back in, Smith comes down the track and tries to clear the in-field, top edged it and ball flies over backward point

7.3

Bracken to Smith, no run, good line and length, Smith driving, fielded by Watson

7.4

Bracken to Smith, no run, good length but down leg, Smith pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Hogg

7.5

Bracken to Smith, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Smith pushes forward, fielded by Clark

7.6

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, good line and length delivery, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Clarke

Bowling change, Stuart Clark replaces Brett Lee

End of over 8 (5 runs) South Africa 45/0 (RR: 5.62)
HH Dippenaar    20* (22b 4x4)      NW Bracken    4-0-19-0
GC Smith    24* (26b 3x4)      B Lee    4-0-26-0

8.1

Clark to Smith, no run, Oh dear! half volley outside the off stump, Smith drives in the air, ball fell just short of Clarke at cover

8.2

Clark to Smith, no run, length but down leg, Smith works it through the leg side, fielded by Katich

8.3

Clark to Smith, OUT, Bowled him! pitched on the middle and off stump line and straighten, Smith plays across the line tries to work it to onside, ball went through the gate and crashes into the stumps, Clark bowled a beauty to remove Smith!

GC Smith b Clark 24 (36m 29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 82.75

Gibbs is the new man in

8.4

Clark to Gibbs, no run, length ball, Gibbs defends it, fielded by Clarke

8.5

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs plays no shot, fielded by Gilchrist

8.6

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery around the off stump, Gibbs moves forward and defends it to backward point

End of over 9 (wicket maiden) South Africa 45/1 (RR: 5.00)
HH Gibbs    0* (3b)      SR Clark    1-1-0-1
HH Dippenaar    20* (22b 4x4)      NW Bracken    4-0-19-0

9.1

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump, driven to mid-off

9.2

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, angling in from outside the leg stump, driven on tha rise to short cover, Hussey does well to stop the ball

9.3

Bracken to Dippenaar, 1 run, good length delivery, Dippenaar drives it away, fielded by Hussey

9.4

Bracken to Gibbs, no run, on the target, no room for the batsman, defended to mid-off

9.5

Bracken to Gibbs, no run, line and length, Dippenaar defends on the front foot, fielded by Bracken

9.6

Bracken to Gibbs, no run, length ball, Dippenaar pushes the ball to short cover, maiden over

End of over 10 (1 run) South Africa 46/1 (RR: 4.60)
HH Gibbs    0* (6b)      NW Bracken    5-0-20-0
HH Dippenaar    21* (25b 4x4)      SR Clark    1-1-0-1

10.1

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Gibbs drives on the front foot, fielded by Hussey

10.2

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, just short of a length, Gibbs defends it, fielded by Clark

10.3

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Gibbs drives the ball off the back foot

10.4

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good length delivery around the off stump, drives the ball to cover

10.5

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, short and raising delivery, Gibss cuts it and didn't make contace with ball

10.6

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends it to cover, second maiden for Clark, bowling excellent line and length

End of over 11 (maiden) South Africa 46/1 (RR: 4.18)
HH Dippenaar    21* (31b 4x4)      SR Clark    2-2-0-1
HH Gibbs    0* (6b)      NW Bracken    5-0-20-0

11.1

Bracken to Gibbs, 1 run, length but down leg, Dippenaar hits it into the leg side, fielded by Clark

11.2

Bracken to Dippenaar, no run, good line but too full, Gibbs drives on the on side, fielded by Watson

11.3

Bracken to Dippenaar, 1 run, down the leg side, Dippenaar hits it into the leg side, fielded by Lee

11.4

Bracken to Gibbs, no run, good line and length delivery, Gibbs keeps it out, fielded by Clarke

11.5

Bracken to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery, Gibbs plays but misses the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

11.6

Bracken to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs misses the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

End of over 12 (2 runs) South Africa 48/1 (RR: 4.00)
HH Gibbs    1* (10b)      NW Bracken    6-0-22-0
HH Dippenaar    22* (33b 4x4)      SR Clark    2-2-0-1

12.1

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Dippenaar edges it, fielded by Lee

12.2

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good line and length, Dippenaar edges the ball, fielded by Clarke

12.3

Clark to Dippenaar, FOUR, Shot! wide outside the off stump, Dippenaar makes himself room and cuts it away to thrid man fence

12.4

Clark to Dippenaar, no run, good line and length, Dippenaar keeps it out, fielded by Watson

12.5

Clark to Dippenaar, 1 run, down the leg side, Dippenaar works it through the leg side, fielded by Katich

12.6

Clark to Gibbs, no run, line and length, Gibbs drives it away, fielded by Bracken

End of over 13 (5 runs) South Africa 53/1 (RR: 4.07)
HH Gibbs    1* (11b)      SR Clark    3-2-5-1
HH Dippenaar    27* (38b 5x4)      NW Bracken    6-0-22-0

13.1

Watson to Dippenaar, FOUR, full outside the off stump, Dippenaar drives it away

13.2

Watson to Dippenaar, no run, good length delivery, Dippenaar defends it, fielded by Jaques

13.3

Watson to Dippenaar, no run, good length but down leg, Dippenaar hits it on the leg side, fielded by Katich

13.4

Watson to Dippenaar, no run, length ball, Dippenaar defends it away, fielded by Clarke

13.5

Watson to Dippenaar, OUT, Bowled him! pitched outside the off stump and cutting back in, Dippenaar went for a drive, inside edge and dragging the ball into the stumps, Watson strikes on his first over!

HH Dippenaar b Watson 31 (60m 43b 6x4 0x6) SR: 72.09

13.6

Watson to de Villiers, no run, good line and length delivery, de Villiers leaves the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

End of over 14 (4 runs) South Africa 57/2 (RR: 4.07)
AB de Villiers    0* (1b)      SR Watson    1-0-4-1
HH Gibbs    1* (11b)      SR Clark    3-2-5-1

14.1

Clark to Gibbs, no run, length but down leg, Gibbs defends, fielded by Clark

14.2

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends on the front foot, fielded by Hussey

14.3

Clark to Gibbs, 2 runs, on the legs, flicks the ball to deep backward square leg, couple of runs taken

14.4

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs pushes forward, fielded by Hussey

14.5

Clark to Gibbs, 1 run, length but down leg, Gibbs works it through the leg side, fielded by Jaques

14.6

Clark to de Villiers, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends it, fielded by Hussey

Power play 3 (15-20) has been taken now

End of over 15 (3 runs) South Africa 60/2 (RR: 4.00)
AB de Villiers    0* (2b)      SR Clark    4-2-8-1
HH Gibbs    4* (16b)      SR Watson    1-0-4-1

15.1

Watson to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery on the leg stump, flicks it away to square leg

15.2

Watson to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery, de Villiers defends it, fielded by Clarke

15.3

Watson to Gibbs, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Gibbs puls it away to deep mid wicket

15.4

Watson to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Clarke

15.5

Watson to Gibbs, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Gibbs drives, fielded by Lee

15.6

Watson to de Villiers, no run, line and length, de Villiers lets it go past, fielded by Gilchrist

End of over 16 (5 runs) South Africa 65/2 (RR: 4.06)
AB de Villiers    0* (3b)      SR Watson    2-0-9-1
HH Gibbs    9* (21b 1x4)      SR Clark    4-2-8-1

16.1

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends it, fielded by Hussey

16.2

Clark to Gibbs, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Gibbs drives on the front foot

16.3

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good line and length delivery, Gibbs drives on the front foot, fielded by Clarke

16.4

Clark to Gibbs, 1 run, leg side delivery, Gibbs hits it on the leg side, fielded by Jaques

16.5

Clark to de Villiers, no run, good line and length delivery, de Villiers drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Hussey

16.6

Clark to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, de Villiers cuts it, fielded by Lee

And that will be Drinks break

End of over 17 (6 runs) South Africa 71/2 (RR: 4.17)
AB de Villiers    1* (5b)      SR Clark    5-2-14-1
HH Gibbs    14* (25b 2x4)      SR Watson    2-0-9-1

17.1

Watson to de Villiers, no run, length ball, de Villiers drives through the off side, fielded by Martyn

17.2

Watson to de Villiers, FOUR, good line and length delivery, de Villiers drives through the on side

17.3

Watson to de Villiers, no run, down the leg side, de Villiers drives through the off side, fielded by Clarke

17.4

Watson to de Villiers, FOUR, leg side delivery, de Villiers driving

17.5

Watson to de Villiers, no run, good line and length delivery, de Villiers leaves the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

17.6

Watson to de Villiers, no run, length ball, de Villiers leaves it, fielded by Gilchrist

End of over 18 (8 runs) South Africa 79/2 (RR: 4.38)
AB de Villiers    9* (11b 2x4)      SR Watson    3-0-17-1
HH Gibbs    14* (25b 2x4)      SR Clark    5-2-14-1

18.1

Clark to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends it to mid-off

18.2

Clark to Gibbs, FOUR, what a shot! good length delivery outside the off stump, Gibbs gets it position and thrashed the ball through extra cover

18.3

Clark to Gibbs, 1 run, line and length, Gibbs turns the ball to vacant mid wicket

18.4

Clark to de Villiers, no run, good length delivery, de Villiers drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Hussey

18.5

Clark to de Villiers, no run, fraction of short, de Villers pulls it on the front foot, taken in the body and ball rolls to silp cordon

18.6

Clark to de Villiers, 1 run, good length but down leg, de Villiers plays it to wide of short fine leg, comfortable single

End of over 19 (6 runs) South Africa 85/2 (RR: 4.47)
AB de Villiers    10* (14b 2x4)      SR Clark    6-2-20-1
HH Gibbs    19* (28b 3x4)      SR Watson    3-0-17-1

19.1

Watson to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, de Villiers drives it to wide of mid-off

19.2

Watson to Gibbs, no run, good line and length delivery, Gibbs defends off the back foot, fielded by Jaques

19.3

Watson to Gibbs, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Gibbs opens the face of the bat and runs it to thirdman

19.4

Watson to de Villiers, no run, on the stumps, defends it back to the bowler

19.5

Watson to de Villiers, no run, good length delivery, de Villiers defends it away, fielded by Watson

19.6

Watson to de Villiers, no run, good line but too full, de Villiers drives through the off side, fielded by Hussey

Brett Lee being brought back into the attack

End of over 20 (2 runs) South Africa 87/2 (RR: 4.35)
AB de Villiers    11* (18b 2x4)      SR Watson    4-0-19-1
HH Gibbs    20* (30b 3x4)      SR Clark    6-2-20-1

20.1

Lee to Gibbs, no run, short of length delivery, Gibbs works it to mid wicket, ball was in the air for some time

20.2

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good line and length delivery, Gibbs driving, fielded by Lee

20.3

Lee to Gibbs, 1 run, down the leg side, Gibbs hits it into the leg side, fielded by Martyn

20.4

Lee to de Villiers, FOUR, Great shot! fuller ball on the off stump, de Villers drives hard back to the bowler, ball races to boundary ropes

20.5

Lee to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball, de Villiers driving, fielded by Watson

20.6

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs drives it away, fielded by Clarke

End of over 21 (6 runs) South Africa 93/2 (RR: 4.42)
HH Gibbs    21* (34b 3x4)      B Lee    5-0-32-0
AB de Villiers    16* (20b 3x4)      SR Watson    4-0-19-1

21.1

Watson to de Villiers, 2 runs, good length but down leg, de Villiers hits it into the leg side, fielded by Lee

21.2

Watson to de Villiers, no run, wide outside the off stump, de Villiers drives through the off side, fielded by Clarke

21.3

Watson to de Villiers, OUT, Bowled him! pitched on the off stump and coming back in, ball kept little low, de Villers plays the pull short across the line, fail to make contact and ball hit the furniture, de Villers didn't happy about that shot

AB de Villiers b Watson 18 (33m 23b 3x4 0x6) SR: 78.26

Mark Boucher is the new man in

21.4

Watson to Boucher, no run, good line and length, Kemp drives it away, fielded by Hussey

21.5

Watson to Boucher, no run, down the leg side, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Jaques

21.6

Watson to Boucher, no run, line and length, Boucher drives the ball off the back foot, fielded by Clarke

End of over 22 (2 runs) South Africa 95/3 (RR: 4.31)
MV Boucher    0* (3b)      SR Watson    5-0-21-2
HH Gibbs    21* (34b 3x4)      B Lee    5-0-32-0

22.1

Lee to Gibbs, no run, full on the stumps, Gibbs drives on the front foot, fielded by Martyn

22.2

Lee to Gibbs, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Gibbs drives the ball over backward point, great timing

22.3

Lee to Gibbs, 1 run, just short of a length, Gibbs drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Katich

22.4

Lee to Boucher, no run, length ball, Boucher drives it away, fielded by Clarke

22.5

Lee to Boucher, no run, length but down leg, Boucher hits it into the leg side, fielded by Hogg

22.6

Lee to Boucher, 1 run, length but down leg, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Clark

End of over 23 (6 runs) South Africa 101/3 (RR: 4.39)
MV Boucher    1* (6b)      B Lee    6-0-38-0
HH Gibbs    26* (37b 4x4)      SR Watson    5-0-21-2

23.1

Watson to Boucher, no run, good line and length, Boucher drives, fielded by Hussey

23.2

Watson to Boucher, no run, length ball, Boucher plays and misses, fielded by Gilchrist

23.3

Watson to Boucher, no run, short leg side delivery, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Jaques

23.4

Watson to Boucher, 1 run, down the leg side, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Jaques

23.5

Watson to Gibbs, 1 run, good length delivery, Gibbs drives it away, fielded by Katich

23.6

Watson to Boucher, no run, good length delivery, Boucher pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Hussey

Brad Hogg being introduce into the attack now

End of over 24 (2 runs) South Africa 103/3 (RR: 4.29)
MV Boucher    2* (11b)      SR Watson    6-0-23-2
HH Gibbs    27* (38b 4x4)      B Lee    6-0-38-0

24.1

Hogg to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery, Gibbs pushes forward, fielded by Hogg

24.2

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 run, leg side delivery, Gibbs hits it into the leg side, fielded by Jaques

24.3

Hogg to Boucher, 2 runs, too full and on the pads, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Bracken

24.4

Hogg to Boucher, 1 run, good line but full, Gibbs drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Jaques

24.5

Hogg to Gibbs, 2 runs, good length but down leg, Boucher sweeps it away, fielded by Bracken

24.6

Hogg to Gibbs, 2 runs, full outside the off stump, Gibbs drives it away

End of over 25 (8 runs) South Africa 111/3 (RR: 4.44)
HH Gibbs    32* (42b 4x4)      GB Hogg    1-0-8-0
MV Boucher    5* (13b)      SR Watson    6-0-23-2

25.1

Watson to Boucher, 1 run, leg side delivery, Boucher hits it into the leg side, fielded by Bracken

25.2

Watson to Gibbs, FOUR, length ball outside the off stump, Gibbs pushes it off the back foot

25.3

Watson to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs drives it away, fielded by Hogg

25.4

Watson to Gibbs, 1 run, full and wide of the off stump, Gibbs drives, fielded by Hussey

25.5

Watson to Boucher, no run, good line but too full, Boucher defends it, fielded by Watson

25.6

Watson to Boucher, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Boucher cuts, fielded by Clarke

End of over 26 (6 runs) South Africa 117/3 (RR: 4.50)
MV Boucher    6* (16b)      SR Watson    7-0-29-2
HH Gibbs    37* (45b 5x4)      GB Hogg    1-0-8-0

26.1

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 run, good length delivery, Gibbs works it through the leg side, Martyn mis fields it

26.2

Hogg to Boucher, no run, length but down leg, Boucher hits it on the leg side, fielded by Martyn

26.3

Hogg to Boucher, 2 runs, fuller ball, Boucher drives over the top of the bowler, Jacques cuts it off

26.4

Hogg to Boucher, no run, pitched outside the leg stump and spinning away, raps the pads, huge appeal, turned down

26.5

Hogg to Boucher, no run, good length but down leg, Boucher pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Jaques

26.6

Hogg to Boucher, no run, length but down leg, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Martyn

End of over 27 (3 runs) South Africa 120/3 (RR: 4.44)
MV Boucher    8* (21b)      GB Hogg    2-0-11-0
HH Gibbs    38* (46b 5x4)      SR Watson    7-0-29-2

27.1

Watson to Gibbs, no run, line and length, Gibbs drives the ball, fielded by Martyn

27.2

Watson to Gibbs, no run, good length delivery, Gibbs hits it on the leg side, fielded by Martyn

27.3

Watson to Gibbs, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Gibbs pulls it away nicely to fine leg fence

27.4

Watson to Gibbs, FOUR, Great shot! nothing wrong with delivery, good length delivery outside the off stump, Gibbs takes the position early and drives the ball through extra cover

27.5

Watson to Gibbs, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Gibbs driving, fielded by Katich

27.6

Watson to Boucher, no run, good line and length delivery, Boucher keeps it out, fielded by Clarke

End of over 28 (9 runs) South Africa 129/3 (RR: 4.60)
MV Boucher    8* (22b)      SR Watson    8-0-38-2
HH Gibbs    47* (51b 7x4)      GB Hogg    2-0-11-0

28.1

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 run, down the leg side, Gibbs hits it on the leg side, fielded by Martyn

28.2

Hogg to Boucher, 2 runs, good length but wide of the off stump, Boucher paddles it away, fielded by Watson

28.3

Hogg to Boucher, 1 wide, juicy full toss down the leg, Boucher fails to put that away

28.3

Hogg to Boucher, 1 run, good line and length, Boucher drives on the front foot, fielded by Clark

28.4

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 bye, leg side delivery, Gibbs plays but misses the ball, fielded by Clarke

28.5

Hogg to Boucher, no run, good length but down leg, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Martyn

28.6

Hogg to Boucher, 2 runs, wide outside the off stump, Boucher cuts, fielded by Lee

End of over 29 (8 runs) South Africa 137/3 (RR: 4.72)
MV Boucher    13* (26b)      GB Hogg    3-0-18-0
HH Gibbs    48* (53b 7x4)      SR Watson    8-0-38-2

29.1

Clarke to Gibbs, 2 runs, Fifty! flighted delivery down leg, Gibbs edges the ball, fielded by Bracken

29.2

Clarke to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends, fielded by Martyn

29.3

Clarke to Gibbs, no run, down the leg side, Gibbs plays and misses, fielded by Martyn

29.4

Clarke to Gibbs, 2 runs, length but down leg, Gibbs sweeps, fielded by Clark

29.5

Clarke to Gibbs, 1 run, length ball, Gibbs driving, fielded by Bracken

29.6

Clarke to Boucher, no run, down the leg side, Boucher plays and misses

End of over 30 (5 runs) South Africa 142/3 (RR: 4.73)
MV Boucher    13* (27b)      MJ Clarke    1-0-5-0
HH Gibbs    53* (58b 7x4)      GB Hogg    3-0-18-0

30.1

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Gibbs driving, fielded by Jaques

30.2

Hogg to Boucher, no run, length ball, Boucher drives the ball, fielded by Hussey

30.3

Hogg to Boucher, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Boucher drives, fielded by Lee

30.4

Hogg to Boucher, no run, short and down leg, Boucher plays a pull-shot, fielded by Hussey

30.5

Hogg to Boucher, 1 run, line and length, Boucher paddles it away, fielded by Watson

30.6

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 run, down the leg side, Gibbs hits it into the leg side, fielded by Clarke

End of over 31 (3 runs) South Africa 145/3 (RR: 4.67)
HH Gibbs    55* (60b 7x4)      GB Hogg    4-0-21-0
MV Boucher    14* (31b)      MJ Clarke    1-0-5-0

31.1

Clarke to Gibbs, 1 run, half volley, Gibbs drives it away to long-off, Bracken the fielder

31.2

Clarke to Boucher, 2 leg byes, down the leg side, Boucher sweeps it and inside edge to fine leg

31.3

Clarke to Boucher, no run, leg side delivery, Boucher works it through the leg side, fielded by Martyn

31.4

Clarke to Boucher, no run, line and length, Boucher drives it away, fielded by Bracken

31.5

Clarke to Boucher, SIX, Maximum! tossed up delivery on the stump, Boucher comes down the track and lobs the ball over long-on fence, ball disappear in the crowd

31.6

Clarke to Boucher, 1 run, leg side delivery, Boucher hits it on the leg side, fielded by Martyn

End of over 32 (10 runs) South Africa 155/3 (RR: 4.84)
MV Boucher    21* (36b 1x6)      MJ Clarke    2-0-13-0
HH Gibbs    56* (61b 7x4)      GB Hogg    4-0-21-0

32.1

Hogg to Boucher, no run, line and length, Boucher edges it, fielded by Hogg

32.2

Hogg to Boucher, 1 run, full toss outside the off stump, Boucher drives it to long-on, easy single taken

32.3

Hogg to Gibbs, no run, good line and length, Gibbs defends on the front foot, fielded by Gilchrist

32.4

Hogg to Gibbs, no run, down the leg side, Gibbs hits it into the leg side, fielded by Martyn

32.5

Hogg to Gibbs, no run, length ball, Gibbs on the back foot defending, fielded by Clarke

32.6

Hogg to Gibbs, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, Gibbs drives, fielded by Lee

End of over 33 (2 runs) South Africa 157/3 (RR: 4.75)
HH Gibbs    57* (65b 7x4)      GB Hogg    5-0-23-0
MV Boucher    22* (38b 1x6)      MJ Clarke    2-0-13-0

33.1

Clarke to Gibbs, 1 run, leg side delivery, Gibbs hits it on the leg side, fielded by Jaques

33.2

Clarke to Boucher, 1 run, half volley, Boucher drives it away, fielded by Bracken

33.3

Clarke to Gibbs, no run, leg side delivery, Gibbs hits it into the leg side, fielded by Martyn

33.4

Clarke to Gibbs, 2 runs, good line and length, Gibbs drives through the off side, fielded by Bracken

33.5

Clarke to Gibbs, 2 runs, good line and length, Gibbs drives it away, fielded by Clark

33.6

Clarke to Gibbs, 1 wide, down the leg side, fielded by Gilchrist

33.6

Clarke to Gibbs, FOUR, short and wide of off stump, Gibbs drives the ball off the back foot

End of over 34 (11 runs) South Africa 168/3 (RR: 4.94)
HH Gibbs    66* (70b 8x4)      MJ Clarke    3-0-24-0
MV Boucher    23* (39b 1x6)      GB Hogg    5-0-23-0

34.1

Hogg to Boucher, SIX, what a knock! flighted ball outside the off stump, Boucher knees down and played slog sweep, ball travel high in the air and clearn the deep mid wicket fence

34.2

Hogg to Boucher, no run, down the leg side, Boucher gets an edge, fielded by Gilchrist

34.3

Hogg to Boucher, 1 run, down the leg side, Boucher pulls, fielded by Watson

34.4

Hogg to Gibbs, OUT, Gone! flighted delivery on the off stump, Gibbs comes down the track and pushes the ball in the air back to the bowler, Hogg tooko the catch in couple of attempts, Gibbs departs, a much needed wicket for Australia!

HH Gibbs c & b Hogg 66 (105m 71b 8x4 0x6) SR: 92.95

Justin Kemp joined with Boucher in the middle

34.5

Hogg to Kemp, no run, line and length, Kemp misses the ball

34.6

Hogg to Kemp, 1 run, good length but wide of the off stump, Kemp drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Bracken

Nathan Bracken back into the attack now

End of over 35 (8 runs) South Africa 176/4 (RR: 5.02)
JM Kemp    1* (2b)      GB Hogg    6-0-31-1
MV Boucher    30* (42b 2x6)      MJ Clarke    3-0-24-0

35.1

Bracken to Kemp, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Kemp leaves it, fielded by Gilchrist

35.2

Bracken to Kemp, 1 run, good length but down leg, Kemp hits it on the leg side, fielded by Martyn

35.3

Bracken to Boucher, no run, good line and length delivery, Boucher defends it, fielded by Clarke

35.4

Bracken to Boucher, no run, length ball, Boucher drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Clarke

35.5

Bracken to Boucher, no run, good yorker on the stump, Bouchers digs it well to short leg

35.6

Bracken to Boucher, 1 run, length but down leg, Boucher hits it on the leg side, fielded by Clark

End of over 36 (2 runs) South Africa 178/4 (RR: 4.94)
MV Boucher    31* (46b 2x6)      NW Bracken    7-0-24-0
JM Kemp    2* (4b)      GB Hogg    6-0-31-1

36.1

Hogg to Boucher, no run, length but down leg, Boucher edges the ball, fielded by Hogg

36.2

Hogg to Boucher, no run, down the leg side, Boucher hits it into the leg side, fielded by Martyn

36.3

Hogg to Boucher, no run, leg side delivery, Boucher hits it on the leg side, fielded by Clarke

36.4

Hogg to Boucher, no run, line and length, Boucher defends it, fielded by Clarke

36.5

Hogg to Boucher, no run, good line and length, Boucher drives through the off side, fielded by Clarke

36.6

Hogg to Boucher, no run, full toss on the stumps, Boucher plays a pull-shot, fielded by Hussey

End of over 37 (maiden) South Africa 178/4 (RR: 4.81)
MV Boucher    31* (52b 2x6)      GB Hogg    7-1-31-1
JM Kemp    2* (4b)      NW Bracken    7-0-24-0

37.1

Bracken to Kemp, 1 run, line and length, Kemp driving, fielded by Clark

37.2

Bracken to Boucher, no run, good line and length delivery, Boucher drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Clarke

37.3

Bracken to Boucher, 1 run, length but down leg, Boucher hits it on the leg side, fielded by Lee

37.4

Bracken to Kemp, no run, good length delivery, Kemp drives through the off side, fielded by Hussey

37.5

Bracken to Kemp, 1 run, too full and on the pads, Kemp drives on the on side, fielded by Clark

37.6

Bracken to Boucher, no run, length ball, Boucher drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Martyn

End of over 38 (3 runs) South Africa 181/4 (RR: 4.76)
MV Boucher    32* (55b 2x6)      NW Bracken    8-0-27-0
JM Kemp    4* (7b)      GB Hogg    7-1-31-1

38.1

Hogg to Kemp, 1 run, good length but down leg, Kemp hits it into the leg side, fielded by Katich

38.2

Hogg to Boucher, SIX, Bang! tossed up delivery, Boucher comes down the track and smack the ball over long-on fence, great foot work

38.3

Hogg to Boucher, FOUR, too full and on the pads, Boucher edges the ball

38.4

Hogg to Boucher, no run, good length but down leg, Boucher plays and misses the ball

38.5

Hogg to Boucher, OUT, Gone! tossed up delivery on the middle and off stump, Boucher shuffel across the line and plays a slog sweep, beaten by the spin, ball hits the pads in front of the off stump, huge appeal, Umpire raises his finger

MV Boucher lbw b Hogg 42 (67m 59b 1x4 3x6) SR: 71.18

Shaun Pollock is the new batsman

38.6

Hogg to Pollock, 1 leg bye, leg side delivery, Pollock plays but misses the ball, fielded by Bracken

Bowling change, Shane Watson is back, two overs left for him

End of over 39 (12 runs) South Africa 193/5 (RR: 4.94)
SM Pollock    0* (1b)      GB Hogg    8-1-42-2
JM Kemp    5* (8b)      NW Bracken    8-0-27-0

39.1

Watson to Pollock, 1 run, good length but down leg, Pollock plays it to deep square leg

39.2

Watson to Kemp, no run, good length delivery, Kemp defends it, fielded by Watson

39.3

Watson to Kemp, no run, line and length, Kemp keeps it out, fielded by Clarke

39.4

Watson to Kemp, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Kemp drives, fielded by Bracken

39.5

Watson to Kemp, no run, length ball, Kemp drives, fielded by Clarke

39.6

Watson to Kemp, no run, good line and length delivery, Kemp plays and misses, fielded by Gilchrist

End of over 40 (3 runs) South Africa 196/5 (RR: 4.90)
JM Kemp    7* (13b)      SR Watson    9-0-41-2
SM Pollock    1* (2b)      GB Hogg    8-1-42-2

40.1

Hogg to Pollock, 2 runs, length ball, Pollock hits it on the leg side, fielded by Katich

40.2

Hogg to Pollock, no run, line and length, Pollock defends it, fielded by Hussey

40.3

Hogg to Pollock, 1 run, too full and on the pads, Pollock drives it away, fielded by Clark

40.4

Hogg to Kemp, 2 runs, too full and on the pads, Kemp sweeping, fielded by Bracken

40.5

Hogg to Kemp, 1 leg bye, leg side delivery, Kemp plays but misses the ball, fielded by Lee

40.6

Hogg to Pollock, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, Pollock drives, fielded by Clark

End of over 41 (7 runs) South Africa 203/5 (RR: 4.95)
SM Pollock    5* (6b)      GB Hogg    9-1-48-2
JM Kemp    9* (15b)      SR Watson    9-0-41-2

41.1

Watson to Pollock, no run, good line and just short of a length, Pollock plays and misses, fielded by Gilchrist

41.2

Watson to Pollock, no run, slowe delivery, driven to mid-off

41.3

Watson to Pollock, no run, short and wide of off stump, Pollock cuts off the back foot, fielded by Clarke

41.4

Watson to Pollock, no run, line and length, Pollock hits it into the leg side, fielded by Martyn

41.5

Watson to Pollock, FOUR, half volly outside the off stump, Pollock drives the ball on the rise through covers, deep fielder needs to do lot of work, but ball wins the race

41.6

Watson to Pollock, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Pollock driving, fielded by Katich

Stuart Clark is back for his final spell

End of over 42 (5 runs) South Africa 208/5 (RR: 4.95)
SM Pollock    10* (12b 1x4)      SR Watson    10-0-46-2
JM Kemp    9* (15b)      GB Hogg    9-1-48-2

42.1

Clark to Pollock, no run, length ball, Pollock drives it away, fielded by Clarke

42.2

Clark to Pollock, no run, Yorker on the leg stump, Pollock digs it away back to the bowler

42.3

Clark to Pollock, 2 runs, full toss, Pollock drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Katich

42.4

Clark to Pollock, 1 run, full and wide of the off stump, Pollock drives, fielded by Bracken

42.5

Clark to Kemp, 1 run, down the leg side, Kemp drives on the on side, fielded by Hogg

42.6

Clark to Pollock, 1 run, half volley, Pollock drives it away, fielded by Bracken

End of over 43 (5 runs) South Africa 213/5 (RR: 4.95)
SM Pollock    14* (17b 1x4)      SR Clark    7-2-25-1
JM Kemp    10* (16b)      SR Watson    10-0-46-2

43.1

Bracken to Pollock, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Pollock drives through the off side, fielded by Katich

43.2

Bracken to Kemp, 1 run, wide of the off stump, Kemp drives through the off side, fielded by Martyn

43.3

Bracken to Pollock, 1 run, full toss, Pollock drives it away, fielded by Watson

43.4

Bracken to Kemp, no run, full toss on the stumps, Kemp drives on the front foot, fielded by Clarke

43.5

Bracken to Kemp, 1 run, Kemp defends it, fielded by Hogg

43.6

Bracken to Pollock, 1 run, short of a length and outside off stump, Pollock drives, fielded by Jaques

End of over 44 (5 runs) South Africa 218/5 (RR: 4.95)
SM Pollock    17* (20b 1x4)      NW Bracken    9-0-32-0
JM Kemp    12* (19b)      SR Clark    7-2-25-1

44.1

Clark to Pollock, 1 run, good length delivery, Pollock drives it away, fielded by Lee

44.2

Clark to Kemp, 1 run, line and length, Kemp drives through the off side, fielded by Clarke

44.3

Clark to Pollock, SIX, excellent shot! full ball outside the leg stump, Pollock pulled it over deep mid wicket fence

44.4

Clark to Pollock, FOUR, Another one! short and wide outside the off stump, Pollock drives the ball through backward point, Lee slies down to stop the ball, but ball had contact with boundary rope

44.5

Clark to Pollock, FOUR, Another One! slower ball on the stumps, Pollck picked it up and drives over top of the bowler head, ball races down

44.6

Clark to Pollock, SIX, what an eventful over! outside the off stump, Pollock thrahsed it to deep mid wicket, Pollock on fire here

End of over 45 (22 runs) South Africa 240/5 (RR: 5.33)
SM Pollock    38* (25b 3x4 2x6)      SR Clark    8-2-47-1
JM Kemp    13* (20b)      NW Bracken    9-0-32-0

45.1

Bracken to Kemp, SIX, good line and length delivery, Kemp drives the ball

45.2

Bracken to Kemp, no run, Kemp defends it, fielded by Bracken

45.3

Bracken to Kemp, SIX, Six! good length delivery outside the off stump, Kemp pulls the ball over deep mid wicket fence, great shot!

45.4

Bracken to Kemp, no run, good line and length delivery, Kemp keeps it out, fielded by Clarke

45.5

Bracken to Kemp, no run, good length but down leg, Kemp plays and misses the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

45.6

Bracken to Kemp, 1 run, Kemp defends it, fielded by Hogg

Breet Lee is back

End of over 46 (13 runs) South Africa 253/5 (RR: 5.50)
JM Kemp    26* (26b 2x6)      NW Bracken    10-0-45-0
SM Pollock    38* (25b 3x4 2x6)      SR Clark    8-2-47-1

46.1

Lee to Kemp, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Kemp drives the ball to sweeper cover

46.2

Lee to Pollock, no run, Bangs one short, bouncer over the head

46.3

Lee to Pollock, OUT, Gone! short of length delivery, Pollock tries to go over the mid-off fielder, didn't timed it well, ball travel hight in the air, Clarke under the ball and takes the skier

SM Pollock c Clarke b Lee 38 (36m 27b 3x4 2x6) SR: 140.74

46.4

Lee to Kemp, 2 runs, wide outside the off stump, Kemp gets an edge, fielded by Jaques

46.5

Lee to Kemp, 2 runs, down the leg side, Kemp works it through the leg side, fielded by Bracken

46.6

Lee to Kemp, no run, good length delivery, Kemp plays but misses the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

End of over 47 (5 runs) South Africa 258/6 (RR: 5.48)
JM Kemp    31* (30b 2x6)      B Lee    7-0-43-1
RJ Peterson    0* (0b)      NW Bracken    10-0-45-0

47.1

Clark to Peterson, FOUR, good length and wide of the off stump, Peterson edges it

47.2

Clark to Peterson, no run, good bouncer, Peterson plays no shot

47.3

Clark to Peterson, OUT, Gone! fuller ball outside the off stump, Pieterson slashed it and ball loops staight to backward point fielder

RJ Peterson c Martyn b Clark 4 (6m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

47.4

Clark to Hall, 1 run, leg side delivery, Hall driving, fielded by Lee

47.5

Clark to Kemp, SIX, good length but wide of the off stump, Kemp drives

47.6

Clark to Kemp, 1 run, leg side delivery, Kemp hits it into the leg side, fielded by Jaques

End of over 48 (12 runs) South Africa 270/7 (RR: 5.62)
JM Kemp    38* (32b 3x6)      SR Clark    9-2-59-2
AJ Hall    1* (1b)      B Lee    7-0-43-1

48.1

Lee to Kemp, 1 wide, wayward wide outside the off stump, wide called, Lee not happy about that

48.1

Lee to Kemp, SIX, What a knock! short of length delivery outside the off stump, Kemp uses the pace of the delivery and smacked it over long-on fence, ball went very high, invinsible for a moment

48.2

Lee to Kemp, no run, length ball outside the off stump, fielded by Gilchrist

48.3

Lee to Kemp, no run, good bouncer, Kemp leaves the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

48.4

Lee to Kemp, no run, fuller ball, Kemp went after that, fail to make contact

48.5

Lee to Kemp, 1 leg bye, good length delivery, Kemp plays but misses the ball, fielded by Lee

48.6

Lee to Hall, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Hall drives on the front foot, fielded by Clarke

Last over of the innings

End of over 49 (9 runs) South Africa 279/7 (RR: 5.69)
AJ Hall    2* (2b)      B Lee    8-0-51-1
JM Kemp    44* (37b 4x6)      SR Clark    9-2-59-2

49.1

Clark to Hall, 1 run, full and on the legs, Hall hits it on the leg side, fielded by Hussey

49.2

Clark to Kemp, 1 wide, good length delivery outside the leg stump, wide called

49.2

Clark to Kemp, 2 runs, full toss, Kemp pulls it away, fielded by Clarke

49.3

Clark to Kemp, 1 run, short leg side delivery, Kemp gets an edge, fielded by Lee

49.4

Clark to Hall, 1 run, full down leg side, Hall hits it into the leg side, fielded by Hogg

49.5

Clark to Kemp, no run, full and on the legs, Kemp misses the ball

49.6

Clark to Kemp, FOUR, Fifty! pitched outiside the leg stump, Kemp flicks it away nicely in the gap through mid wicket, what a way to get his 7th ODI fifty!

South Africa set the target of 291 runs for Australia. Australia bowlers fail to put pressure on South African batsmen, Gibbs played well for his 66 runs and he paired with Boucher for 50 runs partnership. Then Pollock came up with quickfire 38 runs off 27 balls. Kemp played well in the end sent the ball every corner of the ground. Please join with us after the break for Australian chase Welcome back, Shaun Pollock to open the bowling attack

End of over 50 (10 runs) South Africa 289/7
JM Kemp    51* (41b 1x4 4x6)      SR Clark    10-2-69-2
AJ Hall    4* (4b)      B Lee    8-0-51-1
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