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)

Stirling to Ingram, no run, pushed through quicker from round the stumps, defended off the front foot


Stirling to Ingram, 1 run, he is away with a sweep to fine leg off a fuller one

South Africa 118/5   CA Ingram 1* (2b)

Mooney to Ingram, no run, whipped away to midwicket off the back foot, rode the bounce on this back of a length ball


Mooney to Ingram, FOUR, he comes forward and gets the drive in the gap between extra cover and mid off, first boundary in ages


Mooney to Ingram, no run, defended solidly off the front foot


Mooney to Ingram, 1 leg bye, strays down the pads from a full length, whipped away fine, Niall gets a hand to it and takes the pace off it


Mooney to Ingram, no run, much fuller on the stumps, clipped away to midwicket, would have liked to put it away

South Africa 125/5   CA Ingram 5* (7b 1x4)

Stirling to Ingram, no run, strikes him on the pad as he pushes out outside the line, this one went straight on


Stirling to Ingram, no run, this time he gets behind the ball to defend it off the front foot


Stirling to Ingram, 1 run, chops it from close to off stump


Stirling to Ingram, 1 run, eased down the ground to long on this time

South Africa 129/5   CA Ingram 7* (11b 1x4)

Dockrell to Ingram, 1 run, gets back to one a touch short and works it down the ground on the leg side


Dockrell to Ingram, no run, played back down the tracj


Dockrell to Ingram, no run, pushed to extra cover off the back foot


Dockrell to Ingram, no run, cannot get it past Stirling in the cover as he looks to punch it away


Dockrell to Ingram, no run, played away towards midwicket, Ireland are racing through the overs

South Africa 133/5   CA Ingram 8* (16b 1x4)

Stirling to Ingram, 1 run, full deliver, he lunges forward and sweeps it to deep square leg

South Africa 135/5   CA Ingram 9* (17b 1x4)

Dockrell to Ingram, FOUR, Ingram goes hard at a flat delivery, lunges forward and slogsweeps it to deep midwicket, well done


Dockrell to Ingram, no run, gets a leading edge down the track as he looks to turn this full one on the leg side


Dockrell to Ingram, 1 run, worked away off the pads to square leg

South Africa 142/5   CA Ingram 14* (20b 2x4)

Stirling to Ingram, no run, more flight from Stirling, driven back to the bowler


Stirling to Ingram, 2 runs, this time he shuffles quickly across the stumps and whips it away in the gap past square leg


Stirling to Ingram, FOUR, Ingram gets going this time, it was there outside off for the cut, and he got it past short third man and in to the gap


Stirling to Ingram, no run, pushed back in the air down the track, almost carried to the bowler

South Africa 154/5   CA Ingram 20* (24b 3x4)

Cusack to Ingram, no run, bowled slower through the air, he was already on the front foot, it cut away too, and he was beaten on the drive


Cusack to Ingram, 1 run, chopped down to third man in the end, that was homing in off stump, too close for the cut


Cusack to Ingram, no run, pings extra cover with the front foot drive, too bad he could not get it past the man, it was struck very firmly

South Africa 158/5   CA Ingram 21* (27b 3x4)

Rankin to Ingram, no run, lift outside off! That's really taken off. Ingram set himself to force through the off side but the ball burst past his outside edge


Rankin to Ingram, 1 run, a little too leg-side from Rankin, and Ingram pulls off his hip, hopping onto one leg as he does so

South Africa 160/5   CA Ingram 22* (29b 3x4)

Cusack to Ingram, FOUR, horrid delivery, a real freebie, and Ingram cracks the short, wide long-hop to the point boundary. Cusack knows he's messed up there, a cry of anguish


Cusack to Ingram, 1 run, a touch of width again, not nearly as much though. Tapped to cover point for one


Cusack to Ingram, no run, definite wobble through the air for Cusack, swinging away from the left-hander from round the wicket. Full too. Tapped back to the bowler


Cusack to Ingram, FOUR, he's spoiled it with the last ball! Short and wide again, slashed to the boundary. Poor bowling, no consistency of line or length. Is he trying to do too much?

South Africa 172/5   CA Ingram 31* (33b 5x4)

Rankin to Ingram, FOUR, slashed down to third man, much too fine for the fielder down there! Rankin isn't happy, but the shot was on to that ball - short and wide


Rankin to Ingram, FOUR, and now he's on the pull! A gentle ball on leg stump, and it's met with savage force by Ingram, who cracks it away well in front of square


Rankin to Ingram, 1 run, tapped out to the cover sweeper for one

South Africa 182/5   CA Ingram 40* (36b 7x4)

Johnston to Ingram, 1 run, back-of-a-length on middle, dropped close in on the leg side


Johnston to Ingram, 1 run, drop-and-run into the covers, there seems to be a really good understanding between these two batsmen, and they're both lightning between the wickets


Johnston to Ingram, 2 runs, forced out to the deep cover boundary, there's another run

South Africa 192/5   CA Ingram 44* (39b 7x4)

Dockrell to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram stays deep, slapping the ball down to long-off


Dockrell to Ingram, 1 run, whipped down to long-on off the back foot this time


Dockrell to Ingram, no run, good fielding means the last ball is a dot, Ingram nudges to midwicket but the man there slides to cut it off

South Africa 197/5   CA Ingram 46* (42b 7x4)

Johnston to Ingram, OUT, bowled 'im! Trent provides just the inspirational moment Ireland needed, pushing one fuller and straighter. The ball kept a little low, but Ingram was right back when he should have been forward and swiped across the line with no great certainty. No chicken dance from Johnston yet ... actually he looks quite angry!

CA Ingram b Johnston 46 (55m 43b 7x4 0x6) SR: 106.97

South Africa 204/6   CA Ingram 46 (43b 7x4)





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