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

9.1

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, angles his first ball into the right-hander, around off and middle, Amla stays back when he could have been forward, and dabs towards midwicket

9.2

ten Doeschate to Smith, 1 run, Smith chops an attempted cut into the ground towards point, he didn't have much room. Amla had to sprint to complete the single

9.3

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, fuller ball on middle and leg, flicked towards long leg

9.4

ten Doeschate to Smith, no run, slower ball outside off, a mis-timed drive from Smith and it's spooned in the air but wide of the man at short extra cover and short of the man at mid-off

9.5

ten Doeschate to Smith, 1 wide, full and wide, Smith chases with an ugly drive but misses. It was too wide

9.5

ten Doeschate to Smith, 1 run, too straight this time and Smith turns the ball off his pads towards fine leg

9.6

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, a yorker to end the over, Amla keeps it out by playing it towards the bowler

South Africa 43/0   RN ten Doeschate 1-0-5-0

11.1

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, a full toss outside off stump, a low one. Amla drives but plays down the wrong line and gets beaten

11.2

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, played back to the bowler on the front foot

11.3

ten Doeschate to Amla, 2 runs, too full on leg stump, Amla flicks fluently towards deep square where the ball is picked up just inside the boundary

11.4

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off side

11.5

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, Amla tries to drive through cover but the pace from ten Doeschate is slower and the inside edge ends up at midwicket

11.6

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, the ball nips back into Amla from outside off, he tried to play from the crease and got an inside edge on to the pad

South Africa 49/0   RN ten Doeschate 2-0-7-0

13.1

ten Doeschate to Amla, FOUR, that's run down to the fine fine-leg boundary. Full and wide outside off, Amla reached out for it and inside-edged the drive past the wicketkeeper

13.2

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, driven on the off side from the crease

13.3

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, nudged off the pads towards midwicket

13.4

ten Doeschate to Kallis, no run, Kallis stays in his crease to a good length delivery angling into off and middle, he played with the angle towards midwicket

13.5

ten Doeschate to Kallis, 1 run, full ball on middle and leg, Kallis gets a thick inside edge towards long leg

13.6

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, a slower full toss and Amla simply pushes it towards midwicket

South Africa 57/1   RN ten Doeschate 3-0-13-0

15.1

ten Doeschate to Kallis, no run, played towards extra cover on the front foot

15.2

ten Doeschate to Kallis, no run, Kallis runs down the pitch to take the ball on the full and clips it firmly towards midwicket. Top shot but the fielder is in the way

15.3

ten Doeschate to Kallis, OUT, edged and taken! A length ball down the leg side, one of ten Doeschate's worst balls today but Kallis' attempted glance results in a huge nick down the leg side. Barresi accepts the catch with glee.

JH Kallis c †Barresi b ten Doeschate 2 (10m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

15.4

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, good length ball on off stump, defended on the front foot

15.5

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 1 run, good length ball angling into middle, de Villiers pushes towards mid-on and sets off

15.6

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, too straight and Amla plays the ball off his pads through square

South Africa 60/2   RN ten Doeschate 4-0-15-1

17.1

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, pitched up, a slower one, driven straight to mid-off

17.2

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, FOUR, pitched up again, much straighter this time and is dealt with, driven sweetly between mid-on and midwicket for a lovely boundary

17.3

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, FOUR, ten Doeschate offers him some width this time, it's short and wide and he cuts it fiercely, over point for four more

17.4

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run

17.5

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 1 run, targeting the blockhole there was ten Doeschate, AB dug it out wide of point for a single

17.6

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, overpitched outside off, flayed through the covers this time into the deep for just a single

South Africa 77/2   RN ten Doeschate 5-0-25-1

36.1

ten Doeschate to Amla, no run, Amla drills the drive back at ten Doeschate who bends low to field in his followthrough

36.2

ten Doeschate to Amla, 2 runs, shorter length and Amla waits in his crease before flicking the ball into the gap at deep backward square, it is fielded just inside the boundary

36.3

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, Amla uses the width outside off to cut a length ball towards third man

36.4

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, tight line and length on middle stump, AB stays firm in his crease and defends

36.5

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 1 run, de Villiers drives along the ground and just out of the reach of ten Doeschate who dives full length to his right

36.6

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, Amla waits for the ball to reach him and then taps it very late and gently towards third man

South Africa 195/2   RN ten Doeschate 6-0-30-1

38.1

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 1 run, full toss and that's a rather tame way to play it! A gentle push towards long-on for a single

38.2

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, full ball on off stump, driven firmly off the front foot towards long-off

38.3

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 2 runs, guided towards third man off the front foot

38.4

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 1 run, that's really really slow outside off, AB waits and dabs, towards third man

38.5

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, dabbed towards the leg side for a non-existent single made existent

38.6

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, played towards mid-off

South Africa 208/2   RN ten Doeschate 7-0-36-1

40.1

ten Doeschate to Amla, 1 run, Amla moves forward and opens the face to play the ball towards third man

40.2

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, played off the pads towards the fielder behind square but in the circle

40.3

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 2 runs, driven off the front foot on to the player on the cover boundary

40.4

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, tight length but the line is on middle and leg. Played on the leg side

40.5

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, full ball on off and middle stump, driven firmly but to the fielder at cover

40.6

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, no run, driven back to the bowler

South Africa 218/2   RN ten Doeschate 8-0-39-1

44.1

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, FOUR, AB goes down on one knee, waits for the length ball and turns his head away as he executes the reverse shot, not a sweep, over the head of short third man

44.2

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, FOUR, short and wide outside off and AB carves it over cover point, easy as you please

44.3

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, FOUR, length ball, mid-off is up because a fielder went deep on the square boundary. AB stands in his crease and lofts the ball cleanly over mid-off.

44.4

ten Doeschate to de Villiers, 1 run, a full toss, and AB drives towards long-on

44.5

ten Doeschate to Amla, OUT, caught! Amla makes room to dispatch a length ball through the off side. He was cramped for room and ended up slicing the ball towards point, where the fielder took a simple catch

HM Amla c Cooper b ten Doeschate 113 (191m 130b 8x4 0x6) SR: 86.92

44.6

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

South Africa 279/3   RN ten Doeschate 9-0-52-2

49.1

ten Doeschate to Duminy, 2 runs, Duminy throws his bat at a wide delivery outside off and slices it high in the air towards the man on the point boundary. The ball falls safely

49.2

ten Doeschate to Duminy, FOUR, length ball on the pads and Duminy flicks it with power towards the deep backward square boundary. That bounced only once before going over

49.3

ten Doeschate to Duminy, SIX, this one has gone all the way. Length ball and Duminy clears his front foot to make room and sends it sailing over the straight boundary

49.4

ten Doeschate to Duminy, SIX, incredible shot. A mere punch on the up to a length delivery and the timing is so terrific that it carries over the boundary

49.5

ten Doeschate to Duminy, OUT, the blitz from Duminy ends. Another length ball, poor bowling, but Duminy pulls and makes contact with the bottom of his bat. He picks out the fielder on the deep midwicket boundary.

JP Duminy c Borren b ten Doeschate 40 (18m 15b 2x4 4x6) SR: 266.66

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   RN ten Doeschate 10-0-72-3

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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