ICC Cricket World Cup, 34th Match, Group B: Ireland v South Africa at Kolkata, Mar 15, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 34th match, Group B
South Africa won by 131 runs
Played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata (neutral venue)
15 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
39.5

Johnston to Botha, no run, good length again, slightly fuller and Botha defends from the crease. Johnston won't mind, he should really be further forward playing that shot

39.6

Johnston to Botha, no run, Botha walks into a defensive stroke to finish the over, presenting the full face of the bat

South Africa 204/6   J Botha 0* (2b)
40.4

Dockrell to Botha, 1 run, Botha stays back and is off the mark with a punchy single to long-on

South Africa 206/6   J Botha 1* (3b)
41.1

Mooney to Botha, no run, Mooney attacks the stumps, finding a touch of inward movement off the seam. Botha defends to leg

41.2

Mooney to Botha, 1 run, angled down to third man

41.4

Mooney to Botha, 1 run, saved by the boot! Botha set himself for a cut, but bottom-edged the shot almost straight down ... the ball could've bounced back onto the stumps, but hit his boot and bounced towards gully

41.6

Mooney to Botha, no run, Botha stands tall and tries to force down the ground, but mid-on and midwicket converge to negate any thought of a single

South Africa 210/6   J Botha 3* (7b)
42.2

Stirling to Botha, FOUR, reverse-sweep! It's a shot he plays very often at the end of the innings, and he's nailed this one. Short third man dives, but the ball is past him in a flash

42.3

Stirling to Botha, no run, and again! They didn't change the field so the shot was on, but this time the ball was far too full and nipped under the bat ... but it's well wide of off stump

42.4

Stirling to Botha, 1 run, pushed down to long-on off the back foot

South Africa 216/6   J Botha 8* (10b 1x4)
43.2

Mooney to Botha, 2 runs, too short for a man of Mooney's pace, Botha rocks back and pulls out to deep midwicket

43.3

Mooney to Botha, 1 run, back of a length once again, this time Botha pings the fielder on the off-side boundary ... straight to him though so just one

43.5

Mooney to Botha, 1 run, slower ball bouncer from Mooney, and it's very slow and very short! Wide of off stump too. Botha tries to smash it a little too hard and picks up just the one out to the cover sweeper

South Africa 223/6   J Botha 12* (13b 1x4)
44.1

Rankin to Botha, no run, nice and full, defended by Botha

44.2

Rankin to Botha, 1 run, back of a length and slightly too straight, Botha stands up and drops the ball close on the leg side, Duminy is through for a single in a blink

44.4

Rankin to Botha, no run, Test match line and length from Rankin on off stump, Botha's feet go nowhere and he's beaten on the outside edge

44.5

Rankin to Botha, 1 run, tapped to gully, another quick single

South Africa 230/6   J Botha 14* (17b 1x4)
45.2

Johnston to Botha, no run, great keeping! Johnston aims for the yorker, it slips towards leg, hits the pad and would've been four ... but Niall lept to his left and stopped it one-handed

45.3

Johnston to Botha, 1 run, right in the blockhole! Botha digs it out back towards the bowler, but Johnston can't quite creak down in time ... so it's a single

45.5

Johnston to Botha, 1 run, swiped from off stump into the leg side, down to long on

South Africa 239/6   J Botha 16* (20b 1x4)
46.3

Rankin to Botha, 1 run, Rankin aims for the yorker again, Botha tucks off his toes down to fine leg who is, you'll remember, on the boundary for him

46.6

Rankin to Botha, no run, beaten by extra bounce outside off! Botha was aiming for a slashing cut, but the ball just leapt over the outside edge. What an over to bowl at this stage

South Africa 243/6   J Botha 17* (22b 1x4)
47.4

Mooney to Botha, 1 run, fuller on off stump, driven to cover. Man on the edge of the circle cuts it off, just a single

South Africa 249/6   J Botha 18* (23b 1x4)
48.3

Johnston to Botha, 1 run, full, heaved to leg but square leg on the edge of the circle dives to keep them to one

South Africa 256/6   J Botha 19* (24b 1x4)
49.2

Mooney to Botha, no run, Botha was trying to slap this one into orbit! Huge swing across the line, didn't get anywhere near it. O'Brien stops it with his body, he's up to the stumps

49.3

Mooney to Botha, 1 bye, mis-hit slower ball to gully, it gets Duminy back on strike on 99!

49.5

Mooney to Botha, 2 runs, slower-ball bouncer, Botha pulls in the air out to long leg but it wasn't the greatest connection

49.6

Mooney to Botha, 1 bye, swing-and-a-miss, but O'Brien shys at the stumps, standing back, and they run on the ricochet

South Africa 272/7   J Botha 21* (28b 1x4)
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