ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 34th match, Group B

Ireland v South Africa

South Africa won by 131 runs

15.6

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, gets a flighted one on the leg stump, and flicks it past short midwicket, but mid on runs to his left to cut it off

South Africa 85/3   JP Duminy 1* (1b)

16.1

Stirling to Duminy, no run, from round the stumps, slides this one past off stump, invitation for the cut, Duminy leaves

16.2

Stirling to Duminy, no run, touch shorter outside off, pushed away to point

16.3

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, wider outside off, this time he cuts, and picks up a single

South Africa 86/3   JP Duminy 2* (4b)

17.3

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, goes across and outside off stump to defend one that turns in

17.4

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, worked on the leg side off the back foot

17.5

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, turned towards square leg of the back foot

South Africa 89/3   JP Duminy 3* (7b)

18.1

Stirling to Duminy, 2 runs, a shade short and turning away, he rocks back and punches it wide of sweeper cover to pick up a couple

18.2

Stirling to Duminy, no run, gets well forward to smother this one that turns away

18.3

Stirling to Duminy, no run, goes back to punch another shortish one, it doesn't turn, and he gets it to the right of the bowler, who goes leaping to his right to stop it

18.4

Stirling to Duminy, no run, another one goes straight on from back of a length, he is backing away to cut repeatedly, squeezed back to the bowler

18.5

Stirling to Duminy, no run, fuller on the stumps, almost yorker length, driven down the track

18.6

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, whipped away wide of long on from a fuller length

South Africa 92/3   JP Duminy 6* (13b)

19.1

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, gets the leading edge as he plays for the turn and it goes straight on, but along the ground to cover

19.6

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, another tossed up ball goes straight on, this time Duminy does not commit too far forward and pushes it away

South Africa 94/3   JP Duminy 7* (15b)

20.3

Stirling to Duminy, OUT, Kallis is in trouble, he was not quick enough to beat the throw as Duminy worked one away to midwicket, was a bit slow off the blocks as the throw came in from Porterfield, Niall had the bails off quickly, it is a close call as the replays show, but Kallis has to walk back, he cannot believe it, he did not put in the dive either, has himself to blame

JH Kallis run out 19 (43m 31b 3x4 0x6) SR: 61.29

20.5

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, turning away from a length, cut away wide of extra cover, there is sweeper cover on the boundary

South Africa 97/4   JP Duminy 8* (17b)

21.1

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, sweeps from way outside off stump, and gets it down to deep square leg

21.4

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, leaves the crease, gets to the pitch, and whips it away with the turn to the left of midwicket

South Africa 100/4   JP Duminy 10* (19b)

22.1

Stirling to Duminy, no run, fired in from round the stumps, hits him on the pads down the leg side

22.2

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, goes on with the arm again, this time around leg stump, pushed off the back foot down the ground

22.4

Stirling to Duminy, no run, keeps a shade low as it is pushed through flat on leg stump, played out in front of midwicket

22.5

Stirling to Duminy, no run, much fuller now, driven to the bowler off the front foot

22.6

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, just a tad short and outside off stump, he quickly goes back and cuts it to sweeper cover

South Africa 103/4   JP Duminy 12* (24b)

23.1

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, shuffles across , they have done this a lot today, and works it away towards midwicket

23.4

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, stays in the back foot to a flighted delivery, dangerous ploy, is hurried in to the defensive push

23.5

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, now he leaves the crease and earns a single with a push along the ground to long on

South Africa 108/4   JP Duminy 14* (27b)

24.1

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, hurries on from a length on off stump, he backs away and cuts it for a single past extra cover

24.5

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, eased down to long off for a strolled single

South Africa 113/4   JP Duminy 16* (29b)

25.1

Mooney to Duminy, no run, from round the stumps, bowls one close to off stump, he looks to steer it away and is beaten

25.2

Mooney to Duminy, 1 leg bye, shuffles across and gets it away off the pads towards square leg, Niall goes charging after it from behind the stumps

25.6

Mooney to Duminy, no run, almost got him there, but an inside edge seemed to save him as he missed the drive to a length ball angled in to him, and the ball went on to hit the pad and rolled away

South Africa 115/4   JP Duminy 16* (32b)

26.2

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, flicked away backward of square leg for a quick run

26.6

Stirling to Duminy, 1 wide, is this another one, Duminy missed the flick to a wide one down the leg side, Niall had the bails off in a flash, was his foot in the air? replays show he just managed to drag his foot back in

26.6

Stirling to Duminy, no run, shorter on the stumps, he goes back to punch it back to the bowler

South Africa 119/5   JP Duminy 17* (34b)

27.5

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, gets on the toes to work this one that bounces extra in front of square leg

South Africa 125/5   JP Duminy 18* (35b)

28.1

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, tossed up full delivery, he gets to it and flicks it to deep midwicket

28.5

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, flicks it wide of midwicket from a fuller length, in the air for a while

South Africa 128/5   JP Duminy 20* (37b)

29.2

Dockrell to Duminy, 3 runs, excellent effort on the fine leg boundary, it was paddled very fine from leg stump, Mooney went diving a long way to his left, super effort

South Africa 133/5   JP Duminy 23* (38b)

30.1

Stirling to Duminy, no run, gets a low full toss on leg stump, but pats it away to midwicket

30.2

Stirling to Duminy, no run, has him reaching out to a flighted one on middle stump, squeezed away down the track

30.3

Stirling to Duminy, no run, cut away from off stump to Mooney at cover

30.4

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, gets the single now, shuffles across to work it away in front of square leg

30.6

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, plonks this one in front of covers for a comfortable run

South Africa 136/5   JP Duminy 25* (43b)

31.1

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, comes down the track, he bowls it flat and he plays it out to midwicket

31.2

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, pushed through a bit fuller, he goes back in the crease and works it away to short fine leg

31.6

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, flicks to short fine leg and sets off for the single, the throw came in very high to Niall, else it could have been close

South Africa 143/5   JP Duminy 27* (46b)

32.1

Stirling to Duminy, FOUR, Duminy goes for the reverse sweep, takes it very low on the full, and gets it past short third man comfortably

32.2

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, stays in the crease to a tossed up fuller one, and chops it in to the ground on the leg side

South Africa 148/5   JP Duminy 32* (48b 1x4)

33.1

Cusack to Duminy, no run, beats him outside off with one that keeps low as he went for the cut

33.2

Cusack to Duminy, 1 wide, floated up wide outside off stump, moves further away after pitching on a length

33.2

Cusack to Duminy, 1 run, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

33.5

Cusack to Duminy, 1 run, another slower one, very full this time, he gets forward and squeezes it down to third man

South Africa 158/5   JP Duminy 34* (51b 1x4)

34.1

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, hits that splice-jarring length straight away, tapped down to gully and they take a quick single

34.4

Rankin to Duminy, 2 runs, short again, not a particularly savage bouncer though and Duminy hooks easily out to long leg

34.5

Rankin to Duminy, no run, the switch-up, Rankin goes full and straight and strikes Duminy on the pad. There's a speculative appeal, but it seemed to have pitched well outside leg. They think about a review ... and eventually ask for one, but it's a waste, pitching half a foot outside leg!

34.6

Rankin to Duminy, no run, bottom edged! Duminy was trying to run a back-of-a-length delivery down to third man, played for the extra bounce and a bottom edge bounces past his stumps. Good stop by Niall O'Brien

South Africa 162/5   JP Duminy 37* (55b 1x4)

35.3

Cusack to Duminy, no run, much better line and length there, fuller and straighter. Defended

35.4

Cusack to Duminy, 1 run, full, landing on middle and leg. Clipped down to fine leg

South Africa 168/5   JP Duminy 38* (57b 1x4)

36.1

Rankin to Duminy, no run, fullish length on off stump, the extra bounce means Duminy's defence is slightly awkward

36.2

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, length again, run down to third man for one

36.6

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, very full on off stump, Duminy drives towards mid-off and they just set off ... the fielder is quite deep, but a direct hit would still have been interesting there

South Africa 183/5   JP Duminy 40* (60b 1x4)

37.1

Johnston to Duminy, 3 runs, full on middle and leg, clipped out to deep midwicket where some athletic fielding saves runs

37.3

Johnston to Duminy, 1 run, angled down to third man

37.5

Johnston to Duminy, 1 run, there's another good example, Duminy just drops the ball at his feet and Ingram calls him through straight away. Professional stuff

South Africa 190/5   JP Duminy 45* (63b 1x4)

38.1

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, clipped gently into the leg side, another quick single

38.3

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, this one keeps slightly low, but Duminy lays bat on ball and they're off in a flash

38.5

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, tossed up much slower and fuller, angled to gully and another single

South Africa 197/5   JP Duminy 48* (66b 1x4)

39.1

Johnston to Duminy, FOUR, Johnston comes round the wicket, floating one up outside off and Duminy leans into a languid drive ... a diving cover sweeper can do nothing about it, and there's his fifty

39.2

Johnston to Duminy, 2 runs, tapped in that direction again, not quite with the same style or timing, but it's two runs all the same

39.3

Johnston to Duminy, 1 run, turned off the hip to square leg, quick running

South Africa 204/5   JP Duminy 55* (69b 2x4)

40.1

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, nudged to the midwicket fielder

40.2

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, floated up on the breeze, pushed back to the bowler

40.3

Dockrell to Duminy, 1 run, perhaps a touch too full, eased down to long-on

40.5

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, landing on middle and leg, Duminy plays across the front pad to midwicket

40.6

Dockrell to Duminy, no run, fantastic end to Dockrell's spell, floated up on off stump and Duminy defends

South Africa 206/6   JP Duminy 56* (74b 2x4)

41.3

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, Duminy does the same, chopping on down to third man

41.5

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, glanced down to fine leg

South Africa 210/6   JP Duminy 58* (76b 2x4)

42.1

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, nudged just wide of the man at short fine leg, and so there's time for a single

42.5

Stirling to Duminy, no run, Duminy makes room, but cracks straight to the lone cover fielder in the ring

42.6

Stirling to Duminy, 1 run, flicked off the toes behind square on the leg side

South Africa 217/6   JP Duminy 60* (79b 2x4)

43.1

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, Mooney is tight on off stump, but Duminy angles the bat at the last moment to get the ball down to third man

43.4

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, angling in towards leg stump from round the wicket, Duminy simply lays bat on ball to get it down to fine leg

43.6

Mooney to Duminy, FOUR, top-edged! But it flies up and over the keeper and away to the boundary! Some luck for Duminy, and Mooney is not amused

South Africa 227/6   JP Duminy 66* (82b 3x4)

44.3

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, short on off stump, Duminy throws everything into the cut but Johnston at third man defies age and infirmity to sprint round and cut it off with neat little tumble and roll

44.6

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, Duminy chops down on the ball at the last moment to get it down to third man

South Africa 231/6   JP Duminy 68* (84b 3x4)

45.1

Johnston to Duminy, 1 run, tapped into space at midwicket, easy single

45.4

Johnston to Duminy, 5 runs, over-throws! It was full, tapped to mid-off and they set off ... there was a shy at the stumps, but the back-up couldn't get round in time

45.6

Johnston to Duminy, 1 run, full on off stump again, cracked hard to the mid-off fielder, who is right on the edge of the circle so there's time for a quick single

South Africa 240/6   JP Duminy 75* (87b 3x4)

46.1

Rankin to Duminy, no run, Beaten! on a length, angling across Duminy and beating the outside edge of an airy drive

46.2

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, Rankin aims for the yorker on off stump, the ball comes off the boot and they take a quick single ... huge appeal from Niall O'Brien, but it's a solo effort

46.4

Rankin to Duminy, no run, huge swipe to leg! Duminy was targeting the boundary there, massive swing at the ball and he can't get a touch on it. Shaves just past the off stump

46.5

Rankin to Duminy, 1 run, very full on off stump, cracked out to deep cover

South Africa 243/6   JP Duminy 77* (91b 3x4)

47.1

Mooney to Duminy, no run, Mooney comes round the wicket, aiming at leg stump. Duminy is beaten on the pull, the ball striking him on the hip

47.2

Mooney to Duminy, FOUR, a medium-paced bouncer from Mooney, Duminy steps back and smashes it to the square leg boundary!

47.3

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, short again, it rushes on to Duminy and he toe-ends down to long-on.

47.5

Mooney to Duminy, no run, much better length, fuller outside off and Duminy is beaten as he tries to late cut

47.6

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, slower ball, a leg cutter perhaps, and it's gloved into the leg side for one

South Africa 250/6   JP Duminy 83* (96b 4x4)

48.1

Johnston to Duminy, FOUR, poor delivery, and Duminy seizes on the opportunity for a boundary. It was a full toss on leg stump and Duminy just smashed it over square leg

48.2

Johnston to Duminy, 1 leg bye, full on middle and leg, Duminy is struck on the pad and Botha calls him through. Trent tries to run through his follow through and kick the ball onto the stumps, but the shot goes wide

48.4

Johnston to Duminy, SIX, up, up, up into the night sky! That trademark Duminy pick-up over square leg, he got right underneath it and hit it miles

48.5

Johnston to Duminy, FOUR, four more, he's onto 97 now! Another full ball, slower, he backed away and tries to lift it over cover and a thick outside edge flew down to third man

48.6

Johnston to Duminy, 1 run, great yorker, right at the toes, but they still sneak a leg bye

South Africa 267/6   JP Duminy 98* (101b 6x4 1x6)

49.1

Mooney to Duminy, 1 run, back of a length on off stump, Duminy plays it down to gully for one

49.4

Mooney to Duminy, OUT, Duminy is out for 99! He tried to go down the ground, but sliced at it and got underneath the ball, lifting it very high ... two fielders converge and one of them dives and slides to pull off a great one-handed catch. Guess who? Yep, it's Kevin O'Brien!

JP Duminy c KJ O'Brien b Mooney 99 (139m 103b 6x4 1x6) SR: 96.11

South Africa 269/7   JP Duminy 99 (103b 6x4 1x6)

Photos

Mar 15, 2011

Gary Wilson glances the ball fine, Ireland v South Africa, Group B, World Cup, Kolkata, March 15, 2011

Gary Wilson glances the ball fine

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Mar 15, 2011

Robin Peterson trapped Gary Wilson LBW, Ireland v South Africa, Group B, World Cup, Kolkata, March 15, 2011

Robin Peterson trapped Gary Wilson LBW

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