ICC Champions Trophy, 3rd Match, Group B: South Africa v New Zealand at Centurion, Sep 24, 2009
ICC Champions Trophy - 3rd match, Group B
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 53 balls remaining)
24 September 2009 (50-over match)

Parnell to Ryder, OUT, spectacular overhead catch from van der Merwe sends back Ryder, the batsman mishit the ball towards midwicket, lobbed in the air, van der Merwe had to back pedal and move to his left before leaping to latch on to the ball, South Africa strike early

JD Ryder c van der Merwe b Parnell 8 (15m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

New Zealand 12/1   BB McCullum 4* (12b)   WD Parnell 2-0-5-1

Parnell to Guptill, OUT, Parnell ends Guptill's stay, the batsman went for his favourite pull shot, doesn't get enough on it and the ball loops to a waiting Amla at deep square leg

MJ Guptill c Amla b Parnell 21 (39m 26b 4x4 0x6) SR: 80.76

New Zealand 58/2   BB McCullum 27* (40b 3x4 1x6)   WD Parnell 6-0-38-2

Botha to McCullum, OUT, that's the end of McCullum, fullish delivery from Botha, McCullum goes for the sweep, gets a top-edge which swirls to Duminy at short fine leg, that's a big blow, New Zealand needed McCullum to carry on

BB McCullum c Duminy b Botha 44 (100m 68b 3x4 2x6) SR: 64.70

New Zealand 92/3   LRPL Taylor 16* (34b 2x4)   J Botha 2.1-0-7-1

van der Merwe to Elliott, OUT, van der Merwe ends the stubborn partnership, the ball drifts in nicely and then straightens, Elliott plays down the wrong line and middle stump is knocked back

GD Elliott b van der Merwe 39 (59m 48b 4x4 0x6) SR: 81.25

New Zealand 163/4   LRPL Taylor 41* (81b 2x4 1x6)   RE van der Merwe 8-1-21-1

van der Merwe to Broom, OUT, That's the end of Broom, that kept really low, again superb drift for van der Merwe, turns after pitching on middle, Broom was defending off the back foot, but the ball sneaks under his bat, easy decision for the umpire

NT Broom lbw b van der Merwe 1 (7m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

New Zealand 171/5   LRPL Taylor 48* (88b 3x4 1x6)   RE van der Merwe 8.5-1-26-2

Parnell to Hopkins, OUT, a full ball on offstump, Hopkins looks to loft it inside-out, miscued to mid-off, where Duminy takes an easy catch

GJ Hopkins c Duminy b Parnell 13 (21m 13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 203/6   LRPL Taylor 66* (100b 5x4 2x6)   WD Parnell 7-0-49-3

Steyn to Mills, OUT, Steyn makes it a short stay for Mills, back of a length ball just outside off, Mills backed away and sliced it towards point, the mishit results in a simple catch for AB de Villiers

KD Mills c de Villiers b Steyn 0 (1m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 204/7   LRPL Taylor 67* (102b 5x4 2x6)   DW Steyn 8.5-1-30-1

Parnell to Taylor, OUT, Parnell's knack of taking late wicket continues, this time it's the big one of Taylor, who misses a low full toss to be struck in front of middle and off, the umpire took his time before lifting his finger, the replay shows the ball would have crashed into leg stump

LRPL Taylor lbw b Parnell 72 (138m 106b 6x4 2x6) SR: 67.92

New Zealand 209/8   DL Vettori 0* (0b)   WD Parnell 7.3-0-53-4

Parnell to Tuffey, OUT, Parnell gets one more, a length ball on offstump, sliced by Tuffey to Duminy at short cover, that's his first five-wicket haul in ODIs

DR Tuffey c Duminy b Parnell 4 (2m 2b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

New Zealand 213/9   DL Vettori 0* (0b)   WD Parnell 7.5-0-57-5

Steyn to Bond, OUT, that's the end of the inning, short ball does the trick for Steyn, Bond backs away and tries to punch it over point but can only hit it to AB de Villiers, New Zealand are bowled out for 214

SE Bond c de Villiers b Steyn 0 (6m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 214/10   DL Vettori 1* (2b)   DW Steyn 9.5-1-32-2





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