ICC World Twenty20 - 7th match, Group C

Sri Lanka v South Africa

South Africa won by 32 runs

3.2

Mathews to de Villiers, 2 runs, back of a length outside off, cut wide of deep cover so they take two easily

3.3

Mathews to de Villiers, 1 run, similar line, pulled straight to the fielder who shies at the non-striker's end and misses, a hit and he was gone

3.6

Mathews to de Villiers, 1 run, step to leg, followed him on back of a length, pulled towards square leg not timed

South Africa 35/2   AB de Villiers 4* (3b)

4.1

Herath to de Villiers, FOUR, reverse sweep and gets it over point, well timed and it runs out to the boundary past the sweeper

4.2

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, goes on side this time to a fuller ball, played to long on

4.4

Herath to de Villiers, SIX, more length this time and heaved off the back foot wide of long on for the first maximum, great strike

4.5

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, full and driven to extra cover, a sliding save

South Africa 48/2   AB de Villiers 16* (7b 1x4 1x6)

5.1

Malinga to de Villiers, 1 wide, full ball swinging away from off stump, swings too much

5.1

Malinga to de Villiers, SIX, short ball and a wonderful strike, smashed over midwicket, that has gone a long long way back, huge strike, stepped across the off stump a little and then bang over the rope

5.2

Malinga to de Villiers, 2 runs, full ball on off stump, tries to go off side and just gets it over extra cover

5.3

Malinga to de Villiers, 2 runs, length this time on off stump, a swing gets a wild edge to third man and Kulasekara does really well to save four with a left hand

5.4

Malinga to de Villiers, 2 runs, over extra cover again, and again doesn't get all of it, just over the fielders

5.5

Malinga to de Villiers, 2 runs, full outside off again, reaching for it slightly, slapped over extra cover, not timed though, but they run well again

5.6

Malinga to de Villiers, OUT, stepped across the stumps, full again, chipped to mid off, didn't time it at all, straight to the fielder

AB de Villiers c Mendis b Malinga 30 (15m 13b 1x4 2x6) SR: 230.76

South Africa 65/3   AB de Villiers 30 (12b 1x4 2x6)
Tournament Results
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 7, 2012
West Indies won by 36 runs
Australia v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 5, 2012
West Indies won by 74 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 4, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 16 runs
India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
India won by 1 run
Australia v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
Pakistan won by 32 runs
More results »

Photos

Sep 22, 2012

South Africa celebrate a wicket, Sri Lanka v South Africa, World Twenty20 2012, Group C, Hambantota, September 22, 2012

South Africa celebrate a wicket

© Associated Press

Sep 22, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara was Sri Lanka's joint-highest scorer with 13, Sri Lanka v South Africa, World Twenty20 2012, Group C, Hambantota, September 22, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara was Sri Lanka's joint-highest scorer with 13

© Associated Press

All photos for this match | Galleries