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)
0.3

Rankin to Smith, 1 run, goes much fuller and across around off stump to Smith, who takes a half-step forward and pushes wide of extra cover

0.6

Rankin to Smith, no run, 138.1 kph short of a length ball that offers width to Smith, and he goes for the cut, but it also bounces extra, and beats hiim, keeper clangs the take, good start from Rankin

South Africa 3/0   GC Smith 1* (2b)
1.6

Johnston to Smith, no run, off a thick outside edge towards second slip along the ground as Smith pushes at one that kept a shade low

South Africa 7/0   GC Smith 1* (3b)
2.2

Rankin to Smith, 1 run, bit of bounce outside off stump, steered away to third man

2.4

Rankin to Smith, no run, more bounce from Boyd, Smith shoulders arms outside off

2.5

Rankin to Smith, 1 run, a bit fuller outside off stump, and he gets beside the line and chops it wide of second slip to third man

South Africa 11/0   GC Smith 3* (6b)
3.1

Johnston to Smith, no run, plays out a length ball on the stumps on the leg side

3.2

Johnston to Smith, no run, stays in the crease and chops one going across him towards point

3.3

Johnston to Smith, no run, looks to come out and go through his favourite midwicket, Johnston shortens the length and he blocks it away

3.4

Johnston to Smith, 1 run, gets one a bit fuller, opes up and works it away wide of midwicket

3.6

Johnston to Smith, no run, shuffles across in hope but cannot work this one away, it is on a length outside off and he pats it away

South Africa 14/0   GC Smith 4* (11b)
4.5

Rankin to Smith, no run, 142.6 kph angling across Smith on a length who leaves it alone, Rankin has settled in to a fine rhythm

4.6

Rankin to Smith, no run, and again he is that channel close to off, Smith shoulders arms

South Africa 24/1   GC Smith 4* (13b)
6.1

Rankin to Smith, 1 run, worked away off the hip to deep square leg

6.3

Rankin to Smith, no run, gets a shade across and blocks this one going across him towards cover

6.4

Rankin to Smith, 1 run, shuffles and sends this back of a length ball behind square leg off

South Africa 31/1   GC Smith 6* (16b)
8.6

Rankin to Smith, no run, meanwhile, Smith continues to struggle to middle them, awkwardly pushes this one down the track

South Africa 50/1   GC Smith 6* (17b)
9.3

Johnston to Smith, 1 run, Smith endeavors forward purposefully, but the drive does not find the middle of the bat, and he gets a single wide of mid off

South Africa 52/1   GC Smith 7* (18b)
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