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)
20.4

Stirling to du Plessis, 1 run, shuffles across the stumps to work a turning delivery backward of square leg

20.6

Stirling to du Plessis, no run, stands outside off stump to counter the turn in to him, and whips it away to midwicket

South Africa 97/4   F du Plessis 1* (2b)
21.2

Dockrell to du Plessis, no run, gets half forward in defence uncertainly, bat and pad close together, ball hits bit of both, Ireland are excited

21.3

Dockrell to du Plessis, 1 run, driven for a single down the ground on the off side

21.5

Dockrell to du Plessis, no run, du Plessis comes down the track this time, and drives to extra cover

21.6

Dockrell to du Plessis, no run, tossed up nicely, and goes straight on outside off stump, he had no clue about it, and shuffled wide outside off stump to block it away awkwardly

South Africa 100/4   F du Plessis 2* (6b)
22.3

Stirling to du Plessis, 1 run, sharp turn in to the batsman, who is standing outside off stump, and gets an inside edge backward of square leg

South Africa 102/4   F du Plessis 3* (7b)
23.2

Dockrell to du Plessis, 2 runs, tossed up and goes straight on, he is quick to get on the back foot an punch it wide of sweeper cover

23.3

Dockrell to du Plessis, 1 run, bit of width outside off stump, slapped away to sweeper cover off the back foot

23.6

Dockrell to du Plessis, no run, guided to point off the back foot

South Africa 108/4   F du Plessis 6* (10b)
24.2

Stirling to du Plessis, 2 runs, waits in the crease for this to turn in and dabs it away late past a diving slip, deftly done

24.3

Stirling to du Plessis, no run, looks to do it again, this one is pushed through quicker, doesn't bounce much and doesn't turn much, he is beaten as he pushes inside the line

24.4

Stirling to du Plessis, 1 run, driven hard wide of short extra cover, who dives and creates a run out chance, but these two are quick between the wickets

24.6

Stirling to du Plessis, no run, walks way outside off stump, and pats away a turning delivery on the off side

South Africa 113/4   F du Plessis 9* (14b)
25.3

Mooney to du Plessis, no run, whips away this one from back of a length to midwicket

25.4

Mooney to du Plessis, no run, dug in from short of a length, bounces too much for his comfort and he keeps it down on the off side

25.5

Mooney to du Plessis, 1 run, fuller and much slower on the stumps, he picks it and pushes it down to long on for a single

South Africa 115/4   F du Plessis 10* (17b)
26.1

Stirling to du Plessis, 1 run, walks outside off again, as he has done during this knock, and pushes it away towards point

26.3

Stirling to du Plessis, OUT, guided straight to slip, that's the way it is done during training, it was flighted outside off stump, drifted away from the batsman a touch, he came forward, opened the face of the bat and steered it at a nice catchable height to slip, South Africa are in trouble now, Johnston is delighted

F du Plessis c Johnston b Stirling 11 (21m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.89

South Africa 117/5   F du Plessis 11 (19b)
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