ICC World Twenty20, 19th Match, Group 2: Australia v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Sep 30, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 19th match, Group 2
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
30 September 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Peterson to Watson, no run, big appeal for lbw, looked close, that went on straight it seemed, angling in towards middle and leg, no turn there, would it have gone down leg? Hmm, tough to say, Watson missed as he came forward to defend, looked mighty close


Peterson to Watson, FOUR, Watson's put that behind him in no time, short and he's rocked back to punish that over midwicket


Peterson to Watson, 1 run, shortish, punched hard off the back foot towards extra cover, a fumble allows them a sinlge


Peterson to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey's doing it well, drives it down to long-on for a single, eight in eight for him now


Peterson to Watson, SIX, some strength from Watson, converted that into a full toss with a reach forward, tossed up, he leaned forward and just chipped it hard over the deep midwicket boundary


Peterson to Watson, no run, floating it on the off stump, gets to the pitch and pushes that gently towards cover

Australia 60/1   RJ Peterson 1-0-12-0

Peterson to Watson, 2 runs, dropped, how costly will that prove? Watson reached forward to that flighted ball from Peterson, Parnell's running in from long-off, slides and it's dying on him, just manages to get his hands underneath it but can't hold on, a tough chance, but a chance nevertheless


Peterson to Watson, 1 run, knocks it away for a single


Peterson to Hussey, no run, Hussey plays the reverse-sweep and connects well but straight to Amla at point


Peterson to Hussey, 1 run, floating it on leg stump and that's clipped towards deep square leg for a single


Peterson to Watson, 1 run, tossed up on middle, drives it down to long-on past the diving bowler for a single


Peterson to Hussey, no run, flat on the off, keeps a little low, punched towards extra cover

Australia 81/1   RJ Peterson 2-0-17-0

Peterson to Hussey, 1 run, flighted on the leg stump from round the wicket to the left-hander, was looking to sweep it square but ended up playing it finer, just the single


Peterson to Watson, FOUR, flighted on middle, Watson waited for it, got to the pitch and lofted it over the bowler's head for a one bounce four, went dead straight


Peterson to Watson, FOUR, four more, that's struck flat and hard through extra cover, Behardiem runs to his left from long-off, slides, and then misfields, palming it past the ropes


Peterson to Watson, 2 runs, almost three in a row, drives that over midwicket but good relay-fielding at long-on where Parnell slides to his right and saves a couple of runs


Peterson to Watson, OUT, this time he holes out, wanted to finish it off in a hurry, tossed up from Peterson and Watson lofts that but doesn't get the distance, straight down long-on's throat, Parnell takes an easy catch

SR Watson c Parnell b Peterson 70 (62m 47b 8x4 2x6) SR: 148.93


Peterson to White, no run, short of a good length, bowled flat outside off, defended back to the bowler

Australia 109/2   RJ Peterson 3-0-28-1

Peterson to Hussey, 1 run, reaches forward and then decides to sweep it square for a single


Peterson to White, 1 run, floating it on the off, comes down the track and drives it past long-on for a single


Peterson to Hussey, no run, missed stumping, kept really low, Hussey came down the track to pull it over midwicket and most would have missed it, almost went along the ground and AB couldn't collect after Hussey gave the charge


Peterson to Hussey, SIX, there was a bit more air on this time and Hussey connected well, tossed up and he came forward to swing that high over wide long-on for a six


Peterson to Hussey, 1 run, pushed past extra cover for a single


Peterson to White, FOUR, Mid-on is inside the circle and White goes over the top this time, tossed up on middle and he clears the circle with ease

Australia 138/2   RJ Peterson 4-0-41-1





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