South Africa tour of England, 2008 / Wicket commentary

19.3

Kallis to Bell, OUT, caught! Splendidly done by de Villiers! Kallis bowls a slower ball wide outside off stump, Bell chases it and slashes the ball in the air towards point, de Villiers times his jump to perfection and leaps high in the air to take the catch above his head with both hands

IR Bell c de Villiers b Kallis 35 (84m 69b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.72

England 77/1   MJ Prior 36* (48b 5x4)   JH Kallis 1.3-0-8-1

21.3

Kallis to Prior, OUT, caught by de Villiers at point again! Prior slashed at one that was away from his body and hit the ball in the air towards de Villiers who didn't have to jump this time, that was a sitter by his lofty standards

MJ Prior c de Villiers b Kallis 42 (94m 52b 5x4 1x6) SR: 80.76

England 86/2   OA Shah 2* (8b)   JH Kallis 2.3-0-16-2

28.1

Botha to Shah, OUT, Philander juggles and he'll thank the heavens it actually stuck, flighted on middle and leg, he gets on his knee and gets a big top edge on the slog sweep, Philander at fine leg gets under it, tries to catch it Aussie style, the ball slips through his hands and he holds onto it when it rebounds off his chest

OA Shah c Philander b Botha 12 (35m 26b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

England 113/3   KP Pietersen 16* (22b)   J Botha 3.1-0-11-1

49.2

Steyn to Flintoff, OUT, bowled him! Flintoff moves outside off stump and tries to flick Steyn past short fine leg, he did it successfully against Nel but Steyn is significantly quicker, Flintoff misses and the ball hits middle stump

A Flintoff b Steyn 78 (92m 70b 9x4 0x6) SR: 111.42

England 271/4   KP Pietersen 88* (80b 7x4 1x6)   DW Steyn 9.2-0-63-1
Series Results
England v South Africa at Cardiff - Sep 3, 2008
No result
England v South Africa at Lord's - Aug 31, 2008
England won by 7 wickets (with 14 balls remaining) (D/L method)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 29, 2008
England won by 126 runs
England v South Africa at Nottingham - Aug 26, 2008
England won by 10 wickets (with 215 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at Leeds - Aug 22, 2008
England won by 20 runs
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Aug 22, 2008

Johan Botha swings to leg, England v South Africa, 1st ODI, Headingley, August 22, 2008

Johan Botha swings to leg

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Aug 22, 2008

Matt Prior stumps Mark Boucher, England v South Africa, 1st ODI, Headingley, August 22, 2008

Matt Prior stumps Mark Boucher

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