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

4.4

Rankin to Amla, OUT, and now he is gone, Amla goes for the upper cut, something he had attempted two deliveries earlier, but too much of a thick outside edge this one as he connects from outside off stump, the ball swirls quickly wide of third man where young Dockrell dives to his left and pulls off the stunner, it did not lodge cleanly in his hands but he kept them close to his chest, and managed to hold on as he fell

HM Amla c Dockrell b Rankin 18 (20m 17b 1x4 1x6) SR: 105.88

South Africa 24/1   GC Smith 4* (11b)   WB Rankin 2.4-0-18-1

9.4

Johnston to van Wyk, OUT, Ireland make up for those clangers a bit, it is Mooney from midwicket, van Wyk had shuffled across to work the single away, but Mooney was close by, Smith got too far down the track in his haste for the run, he turned back and put in the dive, but Mooney had already found the stumps by then, the crowd roar, Ireland celebrate

GC Smith run out 7 (43m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.88

South Africa 52/2   MN van Wyk 25* (23b 5x4)   DT Johnston 4.4-0-21-0

15.5

Dockrell to van Wyk, OUT, it couldn't get through the great man, but it has consumed van Wyk, flighted and went straight on, he had backed away for the cut, not short enough for the shot, not wide enough at all, and to his horror it kept a bit low too, and beat the attempted cut to crash in to off stump, lovely bowling, the adventure of van Wyk at Eden is over

MN van Wyk b Dockrell 42 (48m 41b 7x4 1x6) SR: 102.43

South Africa 84/3   JH Kallis 15* (19b 3x4)   GH Dockrell 1.5-0-6-1

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

South Africa 95/4   JP Duminy 7* (16b)   PR Stirling 2.3-0-6-0

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   JP Duminy 17* (33b)   PR Stirling 5.3-0-18-1

39.4

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   JP Duminy 55* (69b 2x4)   DT Johnston 7.4-0-51-1

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   J Botha 19* (26b 1x4)   JF Mooney 7.4-0-34-1

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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