ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 39th match, Group B

Bangladesh v South Africa

South Africa won by 206 runs

20.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, slightly short on middle, pushed away to midwicket

20.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis off the mark, whipped past midwicket for a single to keep strike

South Africa 99/1   JH Kallis 1* (2b)

21.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, flighted on middle, driven towards long-off for a single to raise the 100 for South Africa

21.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, angling in towards off from round the wicket, pushed straight to extra cover

21.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, FOUR, a boundary in quite some time, waited for it, that was the key, turned away after pitching outside off and he cut it between point and cover

21.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, sliding it on the pads, nudged in front of short fine for a single

South Africa 106/1   JH Kallis 7* (6b 1x4)

22.1

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, no run, floating it on middle, defended back to the bowler from the crease

22.2

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, 1 run, short on the off, punched towards deep cover for one more

South Africa 107/1   JH Kallis 8* (8b 1x4)

23.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, floats it on leg stump, nurdled past midwicket for a single

23.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, slower through the air, holds its line, defended into the off side

23.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, pushed gently off the front foot towards extra cover

23.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg, driven past midwicket for a single

South Africa 110/2   JH Kallis 10* (12b 1x4)

24.1

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, 1 wide, almost bowled him round his legs there, turned in after pitching outside leg, Kallis tried to nudge it fine but missed, wide because it's down the leg side but it wasn't too far from leg stump

24.1

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, 1 run, punched past cover for a single into the deep

24.4

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis comfortably whips that away to deep square leg for a single

South Africa 114/2   JH Kallis 12* (14b 1x4)

25.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, fires it quick on middle, played to cover, Duminy wants the single but Kallis rightly sends him back

25.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, drives it towards Naeem at extra cover but can't get it past his dive

25.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, driven down the ground to long-off for a single

25.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, looping in towards middle, pats it easily towards long-off for a isngle

South Africa 121/2   JH Kallis 14* (18b 1x4)

26.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, shortish on middle, tickled off the back foot wide of short fine for a quick single

26.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, gets front and across and plays it towards midwicket

26.4

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, lets out a grunt as he delivers that, gave it some air, pushed to midwicket again

26.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, holds back the length, Kallis gets back and punches it back to th ebowler

26.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, waits for it to turn in and bunts that wide of point for a single

South Africa 124/2   JH Kallis 16* (23b 1x4)

27.1

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, 1 run, back of a length outside off, runs it down to third man for a single

27.5

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, no run, good length on the off, pushed towards extra cover

27.6

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, 1 run, back of a length outside off, knocked down towards point, a tidy over from Rubel

South Africa 129/2   JH Kallis 18* (26b 1x4)

28.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, tossed up on the off, driven down towards long-on for a single

South Africa 130/2   JH Kallis 19* (27b 1x4)

29.2

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, no run, back of a length on the off, punched off the back foot past mid-off

29.3

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, no run, nicely timed, pushed it firmly off the back foot, aimed to get it past extra cover but Imrul Kayes did well to stop that diving to his left, fell on the ball but no damage done

29.4

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, FOUR, superbly driven, drove it on the up, good length and he just rocked forward to thread it between mid-off and extra cover for a boundary

29.5

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, 1 run, similar shot but didn't have the timing to back it up, wide of mid-off for a single

South Africa 141/2   JH Kallis 24* (31b 2x4)

30.1

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, 3 runs, misfield by midwicket, fullish on middle and leg and it was driven through the leg side, the fumble, with the mid-on up, gave South Africa three runs

30.3

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, no run, pushed on the up into the off side

30.4

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, no run, targeting middle, bowled short of a good length, punched into the leg side in the direction of midwicket

30.5

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, FOUR, lovely shot by Kallis, presented the full face, good length and he just stroked it through the line to beat the diving mid-on

30.6

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, no run, short of a good length on the off, Kallis rocks back and punches it to mid-off

South Africa 149/3   JH Kallis 31* (36b 3x4)

31.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 2 runs, edged, no slip, turned away and Kallis had opened his face slightly to play it to point but that went finer than intended, two more

31.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, tossed it up on the off, driven straight to extra cover

31.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, no run, opened the face there to play it towards third man

31.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, defended off the front foot wide of extra cover for an easy single

South Africa 153/3   JH Kallis 34* (40b 3x4)

32.4

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, no run, good length outside off, square-driven towards Shuvo at point, who prevents the single

32.5

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, 2 runs, slower one bowled full on the pads, clipped off the pads through midwicket into the deep for a couple more

32.6

Shafiul Islam to Kallis, no run, gets on the front foot, slightly across, and punches it straight to midwicket

South Africa 159/3   JH Kallis 36* (43b 3x4)

33.5

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, no run, short and wide, was the slower one, cut straight to point

33.6

Rubel Hossain to Kallis, no run, good over from Rubel, some reverse again, lands on a length, it's a full-fledged Kallis drive but straight to extra cover

South Africa 160/3   JH Kallis 36* (45b 3x4)

34.2

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, gets across and nudges it past square leg for one more

34.4

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, that square-leg region has been exploited quite a bit, another single there

34.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, waits for it to turn in and turns the face but can't get it past short third

South Africa 165/3   JH Kallis 38* (48b 3x4)

35.5

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, no run, played towards extra cover off the back foot

35.6

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, no run, short outside off, chopped down towards point, can't get it past Shuvo there

South Africa 168/3   JH Kallis 38* (50b 3x4)

36.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, FOUR, misfield by Razzak proves costly, concedes four, plenty of fumbles today, short and Kallis cuts it towards point, Razzak allows it to roll through his legs to the ropes, misfielding off the captain's bowling is best avoidable

South Africa 177/3   JH Kallis 42* (51b 4x4)

37.3

Abdur Razzak to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis knocks it down in front of cover for a quick single

South Africa 179/3   JH Kallis 43* (52b 4x4)

38.5

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, Kallis tries to crash that through point, was slightly short and the shot seemed on but it spun back in to beat the swing of the bat

38.6

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, fullish on the pads, eased past midwicket into the deep for a single

South Africa 186/3   JH Kallis 44* (54b 4x4)

39.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, shortish on middle and leg, nudged it past square leg into the deep, thought about a second but it wasnt on

39.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 wide, short delivery down the leg side, called a wide

39.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, gets across and dabs it past square leg for one more

39.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, slightly short on middle and leg, turns the face and knocks it down into the leg side

39.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, played it in front of square leg to collect a single

South Africa 192/3   JH Kallis 47* (58b 4x4)

40.1

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, Kallis gets forward to that flighted delivery and pushes it to midwicket

40.2

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, flighted, gets to th epitch and pushes it to midwicket again

40.3

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, leading edge as he tried to play that again towards midwicket, it didn't turn much and instead went past the bowler, he got a single for his efforts there

40.5

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, slightly short outside off, dropped into the off side, called for a single but du Plessis rightly sent him back

40.6

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 wide, lands on leg stump and turns down further, called a wide

40.6

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, gets back and across and presses it away into the leg side for a single to keep strike

South Africa 196/3   JH Kallis 49* (63b 4x4)

41.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, raises his half-century does Kallis with a whip wide of short fine leg, belated applause from the crowd, one of them needs to step up now, nicely-paced innings, risk free

41.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, shortish on middle, plays it past midwicket for a single

41.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, flicked away into the deep through square leg for a single

South Africa 201/3   JH Kallis 52* (66b 4x4)

42.1

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, flighted on the off, driven back down the pitch to the bowler

42.2

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, made room and Naeem followed him, it was whipped through midwicket into the deep for a single

42.4

Naeem Islam to Kallis, SIX, Kallis goes after it and succeeds, tossed up and he sensed his chance, came down the track and bent low to slog-sweep it over deep midwicket for a maximum

42.5

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, slightly short on middle and leg, knocked through square leg for a single

South Africa 210/3   JH Kallis 60* (70b 4x4 1x6)

43.2

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, gets across to nudge it to short fine, steals a quick single

43.4

Mahmudullah to Kallis, FOUR, powerfully swept, slightly short from round the wicket on middle, he smacked it hard over square leg for a one bounce four

43.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 2 runs, excellent running, pushed it gently past extra cover, the fielder in the deep took a while to get to it and they completed the second with ease

43.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, plays it away through square leg off the back foot for a single

South Africa 221/3   JH Kallis 68* (74b 5x4 1x6)

44.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, 1 run, short on middle, punched down the ground to long-on

44.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, OUT, Kallis falls, short and it took forever to get to him, tried to smack it through extra cover off the back foot, was expecting it to turn away but it went straight on, instead of extra cover it went straight into the palms of Shakib Al Hasan, who took it on the second attempt

JH Kallis c & b Shakib Al Hasan 69 (88m 76b 5x4 1x6) SR: 90.78

South Africa 223/4   JH Kallis 69 (76b 5x4 1x6)

Photos

Mar 19, 2011

Faf du Plessis reaches his half-century, Bangladesh v South Africa, Group B, World Cup 2011, Mirpur, March 19, 2011

Faf du Plessis reaches his half-century

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Mar 19, 2011

Bangladesh's players walk off dejected after being dumped out of the World Cup, Bangladesh v South Africa, Group B, World Cup 2011, March 19, 2011

Bangladesh's players walk off dejected after being dumped out of the World Cup

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