ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 3rd quarter final

New Zealand v South Africa

New Zealand won by 49 runs

33.4

Peterson to Styris, 1 run, length ball outside off, Styris gets well forward and pushes the ball uppishly towards short cover

33.6

Peterson to Styris, no run, short of length ball outside off, played off the back foot to short cover

New Zealand 135/3   SB Styris 1* (2b)

34.2

Botha to Styris, 1 run, length ball on off, driven fluently towards wide mid-on by Styris

34.5

Botha to Styris, no run, defended towards the bowler

34.6

Botha to Styris, 1 run, length ball outside off, dabbed towards the off side

New Zealand 139/3   SB Styris 3* (5b)

35.1

Morkel to Styris, FOUR, a lovely shot from Styris, it was a short of length ball, hit on the up past the bowler, wonderful timing that, mid-on could only watch

35.2

Morkel to Styris, no run, a touch shorter from Morkel, on off, ball hits the splice of the bat as Styris defends

35.3

Morkel to Styris, no run, length ball this time and confidently driven along the ground to mid-off by Styris, who has looked good in his short stay

35.4

Morkel to Styris, FOUR, short ball, only 128kmh from Morkel, Styris seemed to be early on to the pull, not too well timed but gets enough on it to send it to the midwicket boundary, 11 off 9 now Styris

35.5

Morkel to Styris, no run, short of length ball and into middle, driven towards the leg side by Styris

35.6

Morkel to Styris, no run, 'Nooo,' shouts Styris after dabbing the ball towards backward point

New Zealand 147/3   SB Styris 11* (11b 2x4)

36.2

Botha to Styris, FOUR, Styris has come out with an attacking mindset, he charges out of the ground and lashes that ball to the long-on boundary for four more

36.3

Botha to Styris, no run, defended back towards the bowler

36.4

Botha to Styris, no run, a bit of width, Styris cuts that towards backward point

36.5

Botha to Styris, 1 run, on the pads this time, worked towards midwicket by Styris for a single

New Zealand 153/3   SB Styris 16* (15b 3x4)

37.1

Morkel to Styris, no run, length ball on middle, Styris tucks that one towards the leg side from the crease

37.2

Morkel to Styris, OUT, Morne has struck, Styris was looking to give himself room and whack that over the off side, he gets a bottom-edge to that short ball and the ball cannons on to the stumps, New Zealand have lost their fourth, Morne redeems what has been an ordinary bowling effort from him so far

SB Styris b Morkel 16 (19m 17b 3x4 0x6) SR: 94.11

New Zealand 153/4   SB Styris 16 (17b 3x4)

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Mar 25, 2011

AB de Villiers shakes hands with Daniel Vettori after the defeat, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd quarter-final, Mirpur, World Cup 2011, March 25, 2011

AB de Villiers shakes hands with Daniel Vettori after the defeat

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Mar 25, 2011

Nigel Llong intervenes in an argument between Faf du Plessis and Scott Styris, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd quarter-final, World Cup, March 25, 2011

Nigel Llong intervenes in an argument between Faf du Plessis and Scott Styris

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