ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 16th match, Group B

Netherlands v South Africa

South Africa won by 231 runs

44.6

ten Doeschate to du Plessis, no run, full ball, punched off the front foot towards mid-off

South Africa 279/3   F du Plessis 0* (1b)

45.2

Mudassar Bukhari to du Plessis, 1 run, full ball on the pads, nudged through midwicket for one more

45.4

Mudassar Bukhari to du Plessis, 1 run, OUT, full ball in the blockhole, dug out towards long-on. There's an easy single on offer but hang on, they want a double. AB is in trouble here as he sprints back and dives full length. The throw from the deep is good and the bowler breaks the stumps with AB well short

AB de Villiers run out 134 (126m 98b 13x4 4x6) SR: 136.73

45.5

Mudassar Bukhari to du Plessis, 1 run, nudged off the pads for a single

45.6

Mudassar Bukhari to du Plessis, 1 run

South Africa 287/4   F du Plessis 4* (5b)

46.1

Seelaar to du Plessis, 1 run, comes forward and pushes the ball towards long on for a single

46.3

Seelaar to du Plessis, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards cover point for a single

46.6

Seelaar to du Plessis, 2 runs, played off the back foot towards long-on and they want the second again. The throw is at Duminy's end and his dive is effective

South Africa 297/4   F du Plessis 8* (8b)

47.2

Westdijk to du Plessis, FOUR, deft and clever. du Plessis came down the pitch, hoping to attack, the ball was slower and so he had to readjust. He opened the face and guided it fine to the third man boundary

47.3

Westdijk to du Plessis, 1 run, pushed toward cover for a quick single

47.6

Westdijk to du Plessis, 1 run, nudged towards point off the front foot, 22 runs off that over

South Africa 319/4   F du Plessis 14* (11b 1x4)

48.1

Seelaar to du Plessis, 1 run, flicked off the back foot towards long on

48.4

Seelaar to du Plessis, 1 run, a short ball and Faf makes room and waits, with bat high in the air. The ball keeps low after pitching though and he has to adjust quickly to play through midwicket

South Africa 328/4   F du Plessis 16* (13b 1x4)

49.6

ten Doeschate to du Plessis, 2 runs, another length ball to end the over and du Plessis pulls towards deep midwicket and challenge the fielder by taking a second.

South Africa 351/5   F du Plessis 18* (14b 1x4)

Photos

Mar 3, 2011

Dale Steyn celebrates the wicket of Ryan ten Doeschate, Netherlands v South Africa, World Cup 2011, Mohali, March 3, 2011

Dale Steyn celebrates the wicket of Ryan ten Doeschate

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Mar 3, 2011

Wesley Barresi pulls the ball during his knock of 44, Netherlands v South Africa, World Cup 2011, Mohali, March 3, 2011

Wesley Barresi pulls the ball during his knock of 44

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