ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 13th match, Group A

England v South Africa

South Africa won by 122 runs

Match State: Match scheduled to start at 9:45 GMT

0.1

Gough to Kirsten, no run

0.2

Gough to Kirsten, no run, pushed away on the legside

0.3

Gough to Kirsten, no run

0.4

Gough to Kirsten, no run

0.5

Gough to Kirsten, no run, defends up the off side

0.6

Gough to Kirsten, no run

End of over 1 (maiden) South Africa 0/0
G Kirsten    0* (6b)      D Gough    1-1-0-0
HH Gibbs    0* (0b)     

1.1

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, beaten

1.2

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, pushde up the off side

1.3

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, defends

1.4

Fraser to Gibbs, FOUR, crisp drive to the cover rope

1.5

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, left

1.6

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, beaten by a good one

End of over 2 (4 runs) South Africa 4/0
HH Gibbs    4* (6b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    1-0-4-0
G Kirsten    0* (6b)      D Gough    1-1-0-0

2.1

Gough to Kirsten, no run, defended to the legside

2.2

Gough to Kirsten, 1 run, played back to third man

2.3

Gough to Gibbs, no run, lifteing moving but played inside

2.4

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

2.5

Gough to Gibbs, no run, fishes a little and misses

2.6

Gough to Gibbs, 3 runs, reaches pushed through cover

End of over 3 (4 runs) South Africa 8/0
HH Gibbs    7* (10b 1x4)      D Gough    2-1-4-0
G Kirsten    1* (8b)      ARC Fraser    1-0-4-0

3.1

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, lifting brings the bat inside the line

3.2

Fraser to Gibbs, 2 runs, pushed through square leg

3.3

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, derfends a low ball to midwicket

3.4

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, left outside off

3.5

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

3.6

Fraser to Gibbs, no run

End of over 4 (2 runs) South Africa 10/0
HH Gibbs    9* (16b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    2-0-6-0
G Kirsten    1* (8b)      D Gough    2-1-4-0

4.1

Gough to Kirsten, no run

4.2

Gough to Kirsten, 1 run, played off his hip to fine leg

4.3

Gough to Gibbs, no run

4.4

Gough to Gibbs, no run, defends

4.5

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

4.6

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed back up the pitch

End of over 5 (1 run) South Africa 11/0
HH Gibbs    9* (20b 1x4)      D Gough    3-1-5-0
G Kirsten    2* (10b)      ARC Fraser    2-0-6-0

5.1

Fraser to Kirsten, no run, dragged to bowler

5.2

Fraser to Kirsten, 2 runs, pushed off his legs to square leg deep

5.3

Fraser to Kirsten, no run, pads up dangerous, lbw appeal not out

5.4

Fraser to Kirsten, no run, pushed off the pad to the legside

5.5

Fraser to Kirsten, FOUR, glanced very fine

5.6

Fraser to Kirsten, 1 run, dropped just behind square leg

End of over 6 (7 runs) South Africa 18/0
G Kirsten    9* (16b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    3-0-13-0
HH Gibbs    9* (20b 1x4)      D Gough    3-1-5-0

6.1

Gough to Kirsten, no run, cut down to gully

6.2

Gough to Kirsten, no run, pushes forward and beatewn

6.3

Gough to Kirsten, 1 run, played behind square leg

6.4

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed back up the pitch

6.5

Gough to Gibbs, 1 run, pushed behind point

6.6

Gough to Kirsten, no run, pushed to cover

End of over 7 (2 runs) South Africa 20/0
G Kirsten    10* (20b 1x4)      D Gough    4-1-7-0
HH Gibbs    10* (22b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    3-0-13-0

7.1

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, left

7.2

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, left

7.3

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, pusehd to cover

7.4

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, pushed back to the bowler

7.5

Fraser to Gibbs, FOUR, gets into the pads glanced very fine

7.6

Fraser to Gibbs, 1 run, drawn just past the stumps down to fine leg

End of over 8 (5 runs) South Africa 25/0
HH Gibbs    15* (28b 2x4)      ARC Fraser    4-0-18-0
G Kirsten    10* (20b 1x4)      D Gough    4-1-7-0

8.1

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed to midwicket

8.2

Gough to Gibbs, FOUR, crashing cover drive on the up beautiful shot

8.3

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

8.4

Gough to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

8.5

Gough to Gibbs, no run, punched to square leg

8.6

Gough to Gibbs, no run

End of over 9 (4 runs) South Africa 29/0
HH Gibbs    19* (34b 3x4)      D Gough    5-1-11-0
G Kirsten    10* (20b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    4-0-18-0

9.1

Fraser to Kirsten, no run

9.2

Fraser to Kirsten, 2 runs, driven off the outside edge just short of gully runs past him

9.3

Fraser to Kirsten, no run, tries to pushed to leg taken on pad

9.4

Fraser to Kirsten, 3 runs, clipped between on side fielders to wide mid on

call for replay on a run out at batsman end taking a ball off pad to legside barely an appeal from stewart well in by half the crease length

9.5

Fraser to Gibbs, 1 leg bye

9.6

Fraser to Kirsten, no run, pushed back to bowler

End of over 10 (6 runs) South Africa 35/0
G Kirsten    15* (25b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    5-0-23-0
HH Gibbs    19* (35b 3x4)      D Gough    5-1-11-0

10.1

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, angling across him almost a little lucky not to be called wide

10.2

Mullally to Gibbs, 2 runs, pushed slowly to mid on, takes a shto bowlers end failed to backup properly bonus raun gained

Gibbs has chipped the foot of one of his bats, fair chuck hanging off bat is replaced

10.3

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pithced outside leg thumps into the pad to keeper

10.4

Mullally to Gibbs, 2 runs, pushed between on side fielders to wide mid off

10.5

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed away to midwicket, came off the inside edge

10.6

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

End of over 11 (4 runs) South Africa 39/0
HH Gibbs    23* (41b 3x4)      AD Mullally    1-0-4-0
G Kirsten    15* (25b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    5-0-23-0

11.1

Fraser to Kirsten, 1 run, cut down to third man

11.2

Fraser to Gibbs, FOUR, lofted very high one bounce over midwicket rope

11.3

Fraser to Gibbs, 2 runs, pushed to just behind square leg shot from keeper hits the stump runs away for an overthrow apeal referred not out

11.4

Fraser to Gibbs, no run

11.5

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, taken on body off side

11.6

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, pushes forward beaten good ball

End of over 12 (7 runs) South Africa 46/0
HH Gibbs    29* (46b 4x4)      ARC Fraser    6-0-30-0
G Kirsten    16* (26b 1x4)      AD Mullally    1-0-4-0

12.1

Mullally to Kirsten, no run, horrible shot chases a wide one

12.2

Mullally to Kirsten, no run, trying to turn a ball angling into the pads, taken on the body instead

12.3

Mullally to Kirsten, no run, defends to mid off

12.4

Mullally to Kirsten, no run, chopped down to gully

12.5

Mullally to Kirsten, 2 runs, driven through cover not well timed easily run down

12.6

Mullally to Kirsten, no run, driven to mid off

End of over 13 (2 runs) South Africa 48/0
G Kirsten    18* (32b 1x4)      AD Mullally    2-0-6-0
HH Gibbs    29* (46b 4x4)      ARC Fraser    6-0-30-0

13.1

Fraser to Gibbs, 2 runs, lifted very high just goes outside the 30 yard circle a running back diving attemtp from Ealham fails to take off a good catch

13.2

Fraser to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

13.3

Fraser to Gibbs, SIX, jumps down the track crossbats a short ball over midwicket

13.4

Fraser to Gibbs, 1 wide, freaked fraser slow lopping full toss miles outside off

13.4

Fraser to Gibbs, 1 run, pushed up the on side

13.5

Fraser to Kirsten, no run, trying to punish the ball to the leg side again taken on bpad runs to gully

13.6

Fraser to Kirsten, 4 runs, driven through the cover area the fieldsman pulls it back just inside the rope, but htey run the four

End of over 14 (14 runs) South Africa 62/0
G Kirsten    22* (34b 1x4)      ARC Fraser    7-0-44-0
HH Gibbs    38* (50b 4x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    2-0-6-0

14.1

Mullally to Gibbs, 1 wide, pitched well outside leg

14.1

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

14.2

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, just outside leg, lucky to be no wide

14.3

Mullally to Gibbs, 1 run, played off his pads down to fine leg

14.4

Mullally to Kirsten, 1 wide, shocker slow wide ball outside off faded badly after hitting the pitch too

14.4

Mullally to Kirsten, no run, psuhed to mid off

14.5

Mullally to Kirsten, FOUR, comes down a littel drags a shorter ball through midwicket from off

14.6

Mullally to Kirsten, FOUR, well hit cover drive o the up

the 'spinner' into the attack Croft to ply his slow stuff

End of over 15 (11 runs) South Africa 73/0
G Kirsten    30* (37b 3x4)      AD Mullally    3-0-17-0
HH Gibbs    39* (53b 4x4 1x6)      ARC Fraser    7-0-44-0

15.1

Croft to Gibbs, 1 run, first one doesn't turn in fact it doesn't hit the ground. full toss clipped to mid on

15.2

Croft to Kirsten, 1 run

15.3

Croft to Gibbs, no run, pushed to mid on

15.4

Croft to Gibbs, no run, pushed to square leg

15.5

Croft to Gibbs, 1 run, pushed through the on side to deep midwicket

15.6

Croft to Kirsten, 1 wide, charges down the pitch pmissed a ball down elgside and Stewrat fumles the stumping chance

15.6

Croft to Kirsten, 1 run, swept

Elham into hte attack with tedious pace

End of over 16 (5 runs) South Africa 78/0
G Kirsten    32* (39b 3x4)      RDB Croft    1-0-5-0
HH Gibbs    41* (57b 4x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    3-0-17-0

16.1

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run, pushed away on hte off side

16.2

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

16.3

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run

16.4

Ealham to Kirsten, no run

16.5

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run, dropped on the off side and run

16.6

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run, pushed to deep point

End of over 17 (4 runs) South Africa 82/0
HH Gibbs    43* (60b 4x4 1x6)      MA Ealham    1-0-4-0
G Kirsten    34* (42b 3x4)      RDB Croft    1-0-5-0

17.1

Croft to Gibbs, FOUR

17.2

Croft to Gibbs, 1 run

17.3

Croft to Kirsten, no run

17.4

Croft to Kirsten, 1 run

17.5

Croft to Gibbs, no run

17.6

Croft to Gibbs, 2 runs

End of over 18 (12 runs) South Africa 90/0
HH Gibbs    50* (64b 5x4 1x6)      RDB Croft    2-0-13-0
G Kirsten    35* (44b 3x4)      MA Ealham    1-0-4-0

18.1

Ealham to Kirsten, no run

18.2

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run

18.3

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run

18.4

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run

18.5

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

18.6

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run

18.6

Ealham to Kirsten, 2 runs

End of over 19 (6 runs) South Africa 96/0
G Kirsten    39* (48b 3x4)      MA Ealham    2-0-10-0
HH Gibbs    52* (67b 5x4 1x6)      RDB Croft    2-0-13-0

19.1

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

19.2

Mullally to Gibbs, 1 run

19.3

Mullally to Kirsten, 1 run

19.4

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

19.5

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

19.6

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

End of over 20 (2 runs) South Africa 98/0
HH Gibbs    53* (72b 5x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    4-0-19-0
G Kirsten    40* (49b 3x4)      MA Ealham    2-0-10-0

20.1

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run

20.2

Ealham to Gibbs, FOUR

20.3

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run

20.4

Ealham to Kirsten, no run

20.5

Ealham to Kirsten, no run

20.6

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run

End of over 21 (7 runs) South Africa 105/0
G Kirsten    42* (53b 3x4)      MA Ealham    3-0-17-0
HH Gibbs    58* (74b 6x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    4-0-19-0

21.1

Mullally to Kirsten, 1 run

21.2

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

21.3

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

21.4

Mullally to Gibbs, no run

21.5

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed back to the bowler

21.6

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed away onthe off side

End of over 22 (1 run) South Africa 106/0
HH Gibbs    58* (79b 6x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    5-0-20-0
G Kirsten    43* (54b 3x4)      MA Ealham    3-0-17-0

22.1

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run, flicked through square leg

22.2

Ealham to Gibbs, no run, pushed to the shortish mid on

22.3

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run, pushed through midwicket

22.4

Ealham to Kirsten, 1 run, dabbed down to third man

South Africa should be set to launch now

22.5

Ealham to Gibbs, 1 run, jumps down smacked straight into the short cover who can't hold it

straight to him should ahve taken it Fairbrother the fielder

22.6

Ealham to Kirsten, no run, prods forward at a slwoer one

End of over 23 (4 runs) South Africa 110/0
G Kirsten    45* (57b 3x4)      MA Ealham    4-0-21-0
HH Gibbs    60* (82b 6x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    5-0-20-0

23.1

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, charges swings and misses

23.2

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed on hte on side

23.3

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed to cover

23.4

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, pushed up the off side

23.5

Mullally to Gibbs, no run, tries to swing across the legside taken on pad loud lbw appeal

23.6

Mullally to Gibbs, 1 leg bye, played off the pad slowly towide of the keeper

End of over 24 (1 run, maiden) South Africa 111/0
HH Gibbs    60* (88b 6x4 1x6)      AD Mullally    6-1-20-0
G Kirsten    45* (57b 3x4)      MA Ealham    4-0-21-0

24.1

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

24.2

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

24.3

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

24.4

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

24.5

Ealham to Gibbs, no run

24.6

Ealham to Gibbs, OUT

HH Gibbs c Hick b Ealham 60 (99m 94b 6x4 1x6) SR: 63.82

End of over 25 (1 run, wicket maiden) South Africa 111/1
     MA Ealham    5-1-21-1
G Kirsten    45* (57b 3x4)      AD Mullally    6-1-20-0

25.1

Mullally to Kirsten, no run

25.2

Mullally to Kirsten, no run

25.3

Mullally to Kirsten, 1 run

25.4

Mullally to Kallis, no run

25.5

Mullally to Kallis, no run

25.6

Mullally to Kallis, no run

End of over 26 (1 run) South Africa 112/1
JH Kallis    0* (3b)      AD Mullally    7-1-21-0
G Kirsten    46* (60b 3x4)      MA Ealham    5-1-21-1

26.1

Ealham to Kirsten, no run

26.2

Ealham to Kirsten, OUT, chases takes an inside edge to keeper

G Kirsten c †Stewart b Ealham 45 (105m 62b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.58

26.3

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pretty wide of off

26.4

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pushed back to bowler

26.5

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pushed back to bowler

26.6

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pushed to cover

Elahman manges back to back wicket maidens

End of over 27 (wicket maiden) South Africa 112/2
DJ Cullinan    0* (4b)      MA Ealham    6-2-21-2
JH Kallis    0* (3b)      AD Mullally    7-1-21-0

27.1

Mullally to Kallis, no run, tries to swing away but taken on body

27.2

Mullally to Kallis, OUT, great ball beats him all ends up knocks back off peg

JH Kallis b Mullally 0 (10m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

27.3

Mullally to Cronje, no run, pushes forward taken on pad back up the off side, loud lbw appeal

27.4

Mullally to Cronje, no run, defended to point

27.5

Mullally to Cronje, 1 run, run down to third man

27.6

Mullally to Cullinan, 1 run, run down to third man

3

End of over 28 (2 runs) South Africa 114/3
DJ Cullinan    1* (5b)      AD Mullally    8-1-23-1
WJ Cronje    1* (3b)      MA Ealham    6-2-21-2

28.1

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pushed to cover

28.2

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pushed to cover

28.3

Ealham to Cullinan, no run

28.4

Ealham to Cullinan, FOUR, pickedthe slower ball stroked through cover

28.5

Ealham to Cullinan, no run, pushed up the on side

28.6

Ealham to Cullinan, no run

End of over 29 (4 runs) South Africa 118/3
DJ Cullinan    5* (11b 1x4)      MA Ealham    7-2-25-2
WJ Cronje    1* (3b)      AD Mullally    8-1-23-1

29.1

Mullally to Cronje, no run, chopped down to point

29.2

Mullally to Cronje, no run, defended to midwicket

29.3

Mullally to Cronje, no run, pushed to mid on

29.4

Mullally to Cronje, 1 run, dabbed slowly through gully

29.5

Mullally to Cullinan, no run, angling across dabbed to cover

29.6

Mullally to Cullinan, no run, defends

Flintoff into the attack, this is make or break, I tip break

End of over 30 (1 run) South Africa 119/3
DJ Cullinan    5* (13b 1x4)      AD Mullally    9-1-24-1
WJ Cronje    2* (7b)      MA Ealham    7-2-25-2

30.1

Flintoff to Cronje, no run, left well wide of off

30.2

Flintoff to Cronje, no run, defends

30.3

Flintoff to Cronje, 2 runs, well driven through cover

30.4

Flintoff to Cronje, 1 run, chopped down to third man

30.5

Flintoff to Cullinan, 1 run, played downw behind squareleg

30.6

Flintoff to Cronje, no run, / pushed to gully

End of over 31 (4 runs) South Africa 123/3
WJ Cronje    5* (12b)      A Flintoff    1-0-4-0
DJ Cullinan    6* (14b 1x4)      AD Mullally    9-1-24-1

31.1

Mullally to Cullinan, no run, taken on pad away on the legside

31.2

Mullally to Cullinan, no run, tries to whip to leg away from pads on off side

31.3

Mullally to Cullinan, no run, beaten fishing no idea on that

31.4

Mullally to Cullinan, FOUR, chipped off his legs over the square leg

31.5

Mullally to Cullinan, no run, left angling across him

31.6

Mullally to Cullinan, OUT, tried a similar shot takes the leading edge high to mid off where big gus takes the catch

DJ Cullinan c Fraser b Mullally 10 (23m 20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 32 (4 runs) South Africa 127/4
     AD Mullally    10-1-28-2
WJ Cronje    5* (12b)      A Flintoff    1-0-4-0

32.1

Flintoff to Rhodes, no run

32.2

Flintoff to Rhodes, 1 leg bye

32.3

Flintoff to Cronje, no run

32.4

Flintoff to Cronje, 1 run

32.5

Flintoff to Rhodes, no run

32.6

Flintoff to Rhodes, no run

End of over 33 (2 runs) South Africa 129/4
JN Rhodes    0* (4b)      A Flintoff    2-0-5-0
WJ Cronje    6* (14b)      AD Mullally    10-1-28-2

33.1

Fraser to Cronje, no run, cut down to point

33.2

Fraser to Cronje, 1 run, back foot clout to deep cover

33.3

Fraser to Rhodes, 1 run, played down to third man

33.4

Fraser to Cronje, no run, pushed to midwicket

33.5

Fraser to Cronje, no run, comes down but forced to hit tocover

33.6

Fraser to Cronje, 2 runs, driven to mid on, who fluffs the fielding

End of over 34 (4 runs) South Africa 133/4
WJ Cronje    9* (19b)      ARC Fraser    8-0-48-0
JN Rhodes    1* (5b)      A Flintoff    2-0-5-0

34.1

Flintoff to Rhodes, no run, pushing forard taken on pad away on the off

34.2

Flintoff to Rhodes, 1 run, pushed through point

34.3

Flintoff to Cronje, 2 runs, pushed gently through midwickct

34.4

Flintoff to Cronje, no run, props stops slops

34.5

Flintoff to Cronje, no run, driven to mid off

34.6

Flintoff to Cronje, 1 run, pushed through midwicket

End of over 35 (4 runs) South Africa 137/4
WJ Cronje    12* (23b)      A Flintoff    3-0-9-0
JN Rhodes    2* (7b)      ARC Fraser    8-0-48-0

35.1

Fraser to Cronje, 1 run, dabbed down to third man

35.2

Fraser to Rhodes, no run, pushed to midwicket

35.3

Fraser to Rhodes, 1 run, pulled one bounce to the square leg

35.4

Fraser to Cronje, 1 run, same dab to third man

35.5

Fraser to Rhodes, no run, driven to cover

35.6

Fraser to Rhodes, 1 run, run to third man

End of over 36 (4 runs) South Africa 141/4
JN Rhodes    4* (11b)      ARC Fraser    9-0-52-0
WJ Cronje    14* (25b)      A Flintoff    3-0-9-0

36.1

Flintoff to Rhodes, 2 runs, played throlugh gully fielder slows it up allowing an extra run

36.2

Flintoff to Rhodes, 1 run, pushed to mid on

36.3

Flintoff to Cronje, 2 runs, hit over short midwicket

36.4

Flintoff to Cronje, no run, pushed back to bowler

36.5

Flintoff to Cronje, OUT, lame footworkless drive takes a thin edge to the keeper

WJ Cronje c †Stewart b Flintoff 16 (39m 28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

South Africa throwing it away, only the batting depth can save them and if the nature of the middle order so far has been any guide, they won't

36.6

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, pushed to point

End of over 37 (6 runs) South Africa 147/5
L Klusener    1* (1b)      A Flintoff    4-0-15-1
JN Rhodes    7* (13b)      ARC Fraser    9-0-52-0

37.1

Fraser to Klusener, no run, driven to miod off

37.2

Fraser to Klusener, no run, taken on pad outside leg cannons to keeper throws down stumps as klusener had taken off

37.3

Fraser to Klusener, no run, played wide of mid on, single on but confusion reigned

37.4

Fraser to Klusener, 1 run, pushed through miswicket

37.5

Fraser to Rhodes, 1 run, run to third man

37.6

Fraser to Klusener, no run, pushed to midwicket Rhodes sent back because of good fielding almost a bowlers end run out

End of over 38 (2 runs) South Africa 149/5
L Klusener    2* (6b)      ARC Fraser    10-0-54-0
JN Rhodes    8* (14b)      A Flintoff    4-0-15-1

38.1

Gough to Rhodes, 1 leg bye, taken on body to square leg

38.2

Gough to Klusener, 1 run, crisply stroked to deep cover

38.3

Gough to Rhodes, 2 runs, stroked in the air through covers

38.4

Gough to Rhodes, 1 run, pushed through cover

38.5

Gough to Klusener, no run, pusehd to mid on

38.6

Gough to Klusener, FOUR, whipped to the wide long on boundary good shot well timed

End of over 39 (9 runs) South Africa 158/5
L Klusener    7* (9b 1x4)      D Gough    6-1-19-0
JN Rhodes    11* (17b)      ARC Fraser    10-0-54-0

39.1

Flintoff to Rhodes, FOUR, pulled to square leg Hick misjudges it half volleys himself and it runs to the rope

39.2

Flintoff to Rhodes, 1 run, run to third man

39.3

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, hit through midwicket

39.4

Flintoff to Rhodes, 1 wide, outside off stump

39.4

Flintoff to Rhodes, no run, misses a wide short ball

39.5

Flintoff to Rhodes, 1 leg bye, taken on pad runs to fine leg

39.6

Flintoff to Klusener, no run, driven back to bowler

End of over 40 (8 runs) South Africa 166/5
L Klusener    8* (11b 1x4)      A Flintoff    5-0-22-1
JN Rhodes    16* (21b 1x4)      D Gough    6-1-19-0

40.1

Gough to Rhodes, 2 runs, pulled over midwicket

40.2

Gough to Rhodes, no run, pushed back to bowler

40.3

Gough to Rhodes, OUT, atrocious shot, drives straight to short cover

JN Rhodes c sub (NV Knight) b Gough 18 (38m 24b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

40.4

Gough to Pollock, OUT, brilliant yorker knocks over middle stump

SM Pollock b Gough 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

40.5

Gough to Boucher, no run, no hat trick pushed back up the off side

40.6

Gough to Boucher, no run, lifting outside off

End of over 41 (2 runs) South Africa 168/7
MV Boucher    0* (2b)      D Gough    7-1-21-2
L Klusener    8* (11b 1x4)      A Flintoff    5-0-22-1

41.1

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, hit to midwicket

41.2

Flintoff to Boucher, no run, tries to swing to leg taken on body

41.3

Flintoff to Boucher, no run, props stops hops

41.4

Flintoff to Boucher, 1 run, pushed to deep cover

41.5

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, pushed through midwicket

41.6

Flintoff to Boucher, no run, pushed to cover

End of over 42 (3 runs) South Africa 171/7
MV Boucher    1* (6b)      A Flintoff    6-0-25-1
L Klusener    10* (13b 1x4)      D Gough    7-1-21-2

42.1

Gough to Klusener, no run, drivne in the air one bounce to mid off

42.2

Gough to Klusener, 1 run, clipped to square leg

42.3

Gough to Boucher, 1 run, dabbed on the off side

42.4

Gough to Klusener, 1 run, taken off legs to fine leg

42.5

Gough to Boucher, no run

42.6

Gough to Boucher, no run

End of over 43 (3 runs) South Africa 174/7
MV Boucher    2* (9b)      D Gough    8-1-24-2
L Klusener    12* (16b 1x4)      A Flintoff    6-0-25-1

43.1

Flintoff to Klusener, 2 runs

43.2

Flintoff to Klusener, 2 runs, clipped to midwicket

43.3

Flintoff to Klusener, FOUR, same place same shot fielder touches the rope rolling around

43.4

Flintoff to Klusener, no run

43.5

Flintoff to Klusener, no run

43.6

Flintoff to Klusener, FOUR, clouted over point

End of over 44 (12 runs) South Africa 186/7
L Klusener    24* (22b 3x4)      A Flintoff    7-0-37-1
MV Boucher    2* (9b)      D Gough    8-1-24-2

44.1

Ealham to Boucher, no run, plays and misses a slow ball that struggles to get off the ground after bouncing

44.2

Ealham to Boucher, 2 runs, well placed just behind point

44.3

Ealham to Boucher, 1 run, drive back through bowler

44.4

Ealham to Klusener, 1 run, pushed wide of mid on

44.5

Ealham to Boucher, 1 run, pushed to long off

44.6

Ealham to Klusener, 1 run, played behind square leg

End of over 45 (6 runs) South Africa 192/7
L Klusener    26* (24b 3x4)      MA Ealham    8-2-31-2
MV Boucher    6* (13b)      A Flintoff    7-0-37-1

45.1

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, driven to long on

45.2

Flintoff to Boucher, no run, pushed back to bowler

45.3

Flintoff to Boucher, 1 run, charges short ball pulled down to the short midwicket who gets in a tangle allowing the single

45.4

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, on legstump glanced fine but well stopede by the short fine leg

45.5

Flintoff to Boucher, 1 run, lifted over midwicket one bounce to the deep fielder

45.6

Flintoff to Klusener, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 46 (5 runs) South Africa 197/7
L Klusener    29* (27b 3x4)      A Flintoff    8-0-42-1
MV Boucher    8* (16b)      MA Ealham    8-2-31-2

46.1

Gough to Klusener, 2 runs

46.2

Gough to Klusener, no run

46.3

Gough to Klusener, 1 run

46.4

Gough to Boucher, 1 run

46.5

Gough to Klusener, 1 run

46.6

Gough to Boucher, 1 run, dragged through square leg

Ealham on from this end for some reason when he could have just continued to bowl from the other end

End of over 47 (6 runs) South Africa 203/7
MV Boucher    10* (18b)      D Gough    9-1-30-2
L Klusener    33* (31b 3x4)      A Flintoff    8-0-42-1

47.1

Ealham to Boucher, 2 runs, hit to deep point

and Gough bowled his final two from here

47.2

Ealham to Boucher, 1 run, hit to long on

47.3

Ealham to Klusener, no run, can only defend back to bowler

47.4

Ealham to Klusener, 1 run, driven to long on

47.5

Ealham to Boucher, no run, charges slower ball swings and misses my miles

47.6

Ealham to Boucher, 1 run, driven through bowlers hands

End of over 48 (5 runs) South Africa 208/7
MV Boucher    14* (22b)      MA Ealham    9-2-36-2
L Klusener    34* (33b 3x4)      D Gough    9-1-30-2

48.1

Gough to Boucher, 1 run, driven on the bounce to long off

48.2

Gough to Klusener, 1 run, full toss hit in the air one bounce to long on

48.3

Gough to Boucher, no run, big corssbatted slog into his body

48.4

Gough to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long off

48.5

Gough to Klusener, 1 run, Klusener costs 2 runs and en extra ball by getting bat on a well wide ball down legside

48.6

Gough to Boucher, no run, another attempted crossbatted slog. missed

End of over 49 (4 runs) South Africa 212/7
MV Boucher    16* (26b)      D Gough    10-1-34-2
L Klusener    36* (35b 3x4)      MA Ealham    9-2-36-2

49.1

Ealham to Klusener, 2 runs, clouted wide of long on second taken on fumble

49.2

Ealham to Klusener, SIX, lifted high long and might into the stands at long on

49.3

Ealham to Klusener, 2 runs, clouted corssbattedly through cover

49.4

Ealham to Klusener, 1 run, another ball angling down legside tried to hit to leg takes leading edge behind point

49.5

Ealham to Boucher, 1 run, clouted to long off very ungainly shot that

49.6

Ealham to Klusener, 1 run, dragged to mid on to end the innings

End of over 50 (13 runs) South Africa 225/7
L Klusener    48* (40b 3x4 1x6)      MA Ealham    10-2-49-2
MV Boucher    17* (27b)      D Gough    10-1-34-2
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