ICC World Twenty20, 15th Match, Group 2: Pakistan v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Sep 28, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 15th match, Group 2
Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
28 September 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)
12.4

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, his first shot is a reverse swat, hitting the ball through point

12.6

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 2 runs, AB whips the ball off his pads through square and runs a risky second ...

South Africa 70/4   AB de Villiers 3* (2b)
13.2

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, 1 run, bowled slower through the air outside off stump, driven on the front foot through cover

13.4

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, 1 run, AB bottom edges the cut to short third man and Duminy sprints through

13.6

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, no run, played on the off side

South Africa 75/4   AB de Villiers 5* (5b)
14.2

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, no run, AB waits a bit too late to work the ball through square and fails to make proper contact

14.3

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, 1 run, he backs away to cut and cuts very late, hitting the ball from middle stump towards deep point

14.5

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, 1 run, punched off the back foot towards deep point once again

South Africa 79/4   AB de Villiers 7* (8b)
15.1

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, no run, AB backs away to sweep but Afridi follows him with a quick ball and hits the pad

15.2

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, FOUR, AB steps out of his crease and lofts the ball straight over Afridi's head, didn;t try and smash it, just chipped and timed it really well

15.3

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, 1 run, hit back towards Afridi, who deflects the ball with his right hand towards the leg side

15.6

Shahid Afridi to de Villiers, 1 run, a quick ball dragged short, AB cuts towards deep point, Duminy wanted the second but AB said no

South Africa 93/4   AB de Villiers 13* (12b 1x4)
16.1

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, no run, AB backs away to cut but is beaten outside off

16.2

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, FOUR, AB waits on a delivery that is a touch short and lofts the ball over cover and into the gap on the boundary, he hit that off the back foot

16.3

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, 1 run, a reverse swat through point for a single

16.6

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, 1 run, in the blockhole on middle stump, AB hits the ball towards long on

South Africa 104/4   AB de Villiers 19* (16b 2x4)
17.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, SIX, AB takes leg-stump guard and Gul tries to cramp him for room with a full ball, AB clears his front leg and lofts the ball over the cow corner boundary

17.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, OUT, AB's been caught at sweeper! It was a full toss from Gul and AB backed away outside leg and swung hard, he ended up slicing the ball in the air and Imran Nazir came forward from the boundary and took the catch

AB de Villiers c Imran Nazir b Umar Gul 25 (20m 18b 2x4 1x6) SR: 138.88

South Africa 110/5   AB de Villiers 25 (18b 2x4 1x6)
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