India tour of South Africa, 5th ODI: South Africa v India at Centurion, Dec 3, 2006
South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 112 balls remaining)
3 December 2006 (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal V Sehwag* c †Boucher b Pollock 11 27 22 2 0 50.00
6.5 caught behind, you could see it coming, Pollock pitched that on a good length just outside off stump, the ball moved a shade away from Sehwag who played away from his body and got the edge 18/1
View dismissal SR Tendulkar c de Villiers b Kemp 55 134 97 8 0 56.70
31.4 de Villiers pulls off a stunner and we are back to square one. Too short and too wide outside the off stump - Tendulkar goes for the cut but fails to keeps it down, de Villiers at cover point drives across full length to his left and takes it as clean as a whistle. 103/3
View dismissal VVS Laxman c Smith b Pollock 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
6.6 and he lasts just one ball, very similar to the one that got Sehwag, pitches outside off on a good length, moves away ... Laxman feels for it away from his body and edges to first slip, Smith hangs on to a simple catch 18/2
View dismissal D Mongia b Kemp 41 132 89 3 0 46.06
37.6 harmless delivery on the middle and leg stump line - Mongia moves across a long way( make that a mile) in an effort to loft the ball down to fine leg but fails to make contact and the ball crashes into the stumps. 127/4
View dismissal MS Dhoni c Nel b Ntini 44 75 49 2 2 89.79
47.5 Et tu, Nel ! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line - Dhoni swings across the line and the ball steeples towards wide long-on. Nel sprints in from the deep, throws himself full length to his left and takes a two handed blinder. 183/8
View dismissal KD Karthik c †Boucher b Nel 11 18 15 2 0 73.33
42.4 short of a good length delivery outside the off stump - bit of extra bounce there - Karthik looking to nudge it through the vacant slip area is done in by the extra bounce - ball slides off the face of the bat and goes straight to Boucher behind the stumps 154/5
View dismissal IK Pathan b Kallis 7 16 9 0 0 77.77
45.6 good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line - Pathan moves away from the stumps in an attempt to.., well I don't know what he was trying to do there. Ball clips the inside edge and crashes into the stumps - India six down 173/6
View dismissal Harbhajan Singh c Pollock b Ntini 1 3 5 0 0 20.00
47.3 good length delivery outside the off stump, Harbhajan without fails goes after it but on this occasion the ball clips the outside edge and flies down to third man. Pollock moves across quickly to his left and takes it on the slide 183/7
Z Khan not out 16 12 10 1 1 160.00
View dismissal A Kumble b Ntini 1 9 3 0 0 33.33
49.6 bowled'm! fulltoss on the stumps - Kumble goes for the wild swing and the ball crashes into the woodwork. You miss I hit 200/9
Extras (lb 5, w 8) 13
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs; 209 mins) 200 (4.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets SM Pollock 10 4 17 2 1.70 50 2 0
6.5 to Sehwag, caught behind, you could see it coming, Pollock pitched that on a good length just outside off stump, the ball moved a shade away from Sehwag who played away from his body and got the edge 18/1
6.6 to Laxman, and he lasts just one ball, very similar to the one that got Sehwag, pitches outside off on a good length, moves away ... Laxman feels for it away from his body and edges to first slip, Smith hangs on to a simple catch 18/2
View wickets M Ntini 10 1 32 3 3.20 41 0 1 (2w)
47.3 to Harbhajan Singh, good length delivery outside the off stump, Harbhajan without fails goes after it but on this occasion the ball clips the outside edge and flies down to third man. Pollock moves across quickly to his left and takes it on the slide 183/7
47.5 to Dhoni, Et tu, Nel ! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line - Dhoni swings across the line and the ball steeples towards wide long-on. Nel sprints in from the deep, throws himself full length to his left and takes a two handed blinder. 183/8
49.6 to Kumble, bowled'm! fulltoss on the stumps - Kumble goes for the wild swing and the ball crashes into the woodwork. You miss I hit 200/9
View wicket JH Kallis 10 1 56 1 5.60 30 5 1 (1w)
45.6 to Pathan, good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line - Pathan moves away from the stumps in an attempt to.., well I don't know what he was trying to do there. Ball clips the inside edge and crashes into the stumps - India six down 173/6
View wicket A Nel 10 1 34 1 3.40 41 3 1
42.4 to Karthik, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump - bit of extra bounce there - Karthik looking to nudge it through the vacant slip area is done in by the extra bounce - ball slides off the face of the bat and goes straight to Boucher behind the stumps 154/5
  RJ Peterson 5 0 33 0 6.60 15 6 0
View wickets JM Kemp 5 0 23 2 4.60 15 2 0 (1w)
31.4 to Tendulkar, de Villiers pulls off a stunner and we are back to square one. Too short and too wide outside the off stump - Tendulkar goes for the cut but fails to keeps it down, de Villiers at cover point drives across full length to his left and takes it as clean as a whistle. 103/3
37.6 to Mongia, harmless delivery on the middle and leg stump line - Mongia moves across a long way( make that a mile) in an effort to loft the ball down to fine leg but fails to make contact and the ball crashes into the stumps. 127/4
  South Africa innings (target: 201 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c Karthik b Harbhajan Singh 79 143 85 7 3 92.94
28.1 Breakthrough! tossed up on the middle and leg stump line, Smith comes down the track and lofts it away towards long-on - Karthik in the deep times his jump to perfection and takes a smart catch. A fine partnership comes to an end. 173/1
AB de Villiers not out 92 127 98 12 1 93.87
SM Pollock not out 16 15 10 3 0 160.00
Extras (lb 4, w 5, nb 5) 14
  Total (1 wicket; 31.2 overs; 143 mins) 201 (6.41 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  Z Khan 7 1 46 0 6.57 25 5 2 (1w)
  S Sreesanth 3.2 0 31 0 9.30 13 6 0 (2nb, 3w)
  IK Pathan 6 0 48 0 8.00 15 7 1
View wicket Harbhajan Singh 8 0 39 1 4.87 24 1 1 (3nb)
28.1 to Smith, Breakthrough! tossed up on the middle and leg stump line, Smith comes down the track and lofts it away towards long-on - Karthik in the deep times his jump to perfection and takes a smart catch. A fine partnership comes to an end. 173/1
  A Kumble 7 0 33 0 4.71 22 3 0 (1w)

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to field
Series - South Africa won the 5-match series 4-0
Player of the match - SM Pollock (South Africa)
Player of the series - SM Pollock (South Africa)
Umpires - BR Doctrove (West Indies) and IL Howell
TV umpire - KH Hurter
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire - JD Cloete

Match Notes


    • India innings
    • Drinks: India - 34/2 in 17.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 11, D Mongia 6)
    • India: 50 runs in 19.4 overs (121 balls), Extras 7
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (SR Tendulkar 35, D Mongia 16, Ex 2)
    • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 86 balls (8 x 4)
    • India: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (183 balls), Extras 10
    • Drinks: India - 103/3 in 31.4 overs (D Mongia 27)
    • India: 150 runs in 42.2 overs (258 balls), Extras 12
    • India: 200 runs in 49.4 overs (302 balls), Extras 13
    • South Africa innings
    • South Africa: 50 runs in 7.4 overs (51 balls), Extras 5
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (GC Smith 21, AB de Villiers 26, Ex 5)
    • AB de Villiers: 50 off 50 balls (9 x 4)
    • Drinks: South Africa - 95/0 in 16.0 overs (GC Smith 34, AB de Villiers 51)
    • Lunch: South Africa - 0/0
    • South Africa: 100 runs in 16.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 10
    • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 108 balls (GC Smith 36, AB de Villiers 55, Ex 10)
    • GC Smith: 50 off 61 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • South Africa: 150 runs in 25.2 overs (160 balls), Extras 12
    • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 160 balls (GC Smith 69, AB de Villiers 69, Ex 12)
    • South Africa: 200 runs in 31.2 overs (198 balls), Extras 14
 
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