ICC World Twenty20 - 19th match, Group 2

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

5.1

Watson to Duminy, 1 run, length just outside off, driven off an inside edge to midwicket

5.2

Watson to Amla, 1 run, just outside off, driven off a big outside edge down to third man

5.3

Watson to Duminy, 1 run, back of a length on leg stump, a shuffle across the crease and tucked wide of the 45

5.4

Watson to Amla, no run, back of a length again, punched to cover

5.5

Watson to Amla, OUT, step across the stumps, goes to pull and gloved behind! Amla falls and Watson does the job again. A shorter ball, again not coming on as the batsman might expect, Amla went across his stumps to pull into the leg side, but was through with the stroke too soon and gloved a ball to Wade and walked straight off, what a blow for Australia

HM Amla c †Wade b Watson 17 (26m 15b 1x4 1x6) SR: 113.33

5.6

Watson to de Villiers, 1 run, back of a length outside off, dabbed down to third man

South Africa 34/3   SR Watson 1-0-4-1

8.1

Watson to de Villiers, 1 run, full ball, tapped to midwicket, Duminy is sent back, a direct hit but Duminy was back, the ball ricochets away for a single after all

8.2

Watson to Duminy, no run, full ball just outside off, driven to mid off

8.3

Watson to Duminy, FOUR, short and pulled wide of long leg, the slower nature of the pitch should make those short balls easier to put away today, got on top of it nicely and helped it behind square

8.4

Watson to Duminy, 1 run, full length just outside off, carved down to third man

8.5

Watson to de Villiers, 1 run, the very annoying de Villiers wait-wait-wait-dab to third man, I say annoying because I feel he often misses out on hittable balls doing that

8.6

Watson to Duminy, 1 run, well bowled, a little shape in to the off stump, dabbed down towards point and they take a single

South Africa 57/3   SR Watson 2-0-12-1

14.1

Watson to de Villiers, OUT, or not as the case may be! De Villiers slaps this straight to extra cover and is caught easily! It was a slower ball on middle stump, de Villiers backed away to try and go over the off side but misread the pace of the ball and could only chip it straight to the fielder who claimed a simple chance at chest height

AB de Villiers c Bailey b Watson 21 (36m 24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

14.2

Watson to Peterson, 1 run, full, outside off, driven past point to the sweeper

14.3

Watson to Behardien, no run, full just outside off, calmly played to mid off

14.4

Watson to Behardien, FOUR, but the batsman responds and goes up and over mid off for four, poor ball considering the field, struck well enough

14.5

Watson to Behardien, no run, outside off, more length this time, tucked to point

14.6

Watson to Behardien, 1 run, straighter, clipped out through square leg

South Africa 92/5   SR Watson 3-0-18-2

17.1

Watson to Behardien, 1 run, full and punched down to long off

17.2

Watson to Peterson, 1 run, full and wide, slapped out to deep cover

17.3

Watson to Behardien, 1 wide, went full and wide but got it too wide of off stump

17.3

Watson to Behardien, 1 run, length and driven out past cover into the deep

17.4

Watson to Peterson, FOUR, oh dear, a loose delivery for the first time in ages, full toss outside off, whacked wide of long on and finds the rope on the bounce

17.5

Watson to Peterson, 1 run, goes the ramp moving across the off stump, gets hit on the pad from a full ball

17.6

Watson to Behardien, 2 runs, full ball, driven to extra cover, there's a fumble towards long off which allows them the second, poor work from Cameron White

South Africa 118/5   SR Watson 4-0-29-2
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Sep 30, 2012

Michael Hussey saw Australia home, Australia v South Africa, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Colombo, September 30, 2012

Michael Hussey saw Australia home

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Sep 30, 2012

Shane Watson raises his bat after scoring fifty, Australia v South Africa, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Colombo, September 30, 2012

Shane Watson raises his bat after scoring fifty

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