South Africa tour of India, 2nd Test: India v South Africa at Kolkata, Feb 14-18, 2010
India won by an innings and 57 runs
14,15,16,17,18 February 2010 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100

Khan to Smith, FOUR, Full pitched tilting in on the middle and leg line and Smith whips it away to the midwicket boundary. Easy pickings.

South Africa 4/0   GC Smith 4* (6b 1x4)   Z Khan 1-0-4-0

Sharma to Petersen, FOUR, This was a gift outside leg stump and Alviro says thank you as he flicks it away to the boundary

South Africa 9/0   AN Petersen 4* (6b 1x4)   I Sharma 0.5-0-5-0

Sharma to Petersen, FOUR, the bouncer, first of the day, arrives around the off stump line and Petersen plays a confident hook over square-leg

South Africa 14/1   AN Petersen 8* (11b 2x4)   I Sharma 1.3-0-10-0

Khan to Petersen, FOUR, cuts right across Petersen who is squared-up by it; And stabs it off the outer edge between the slips and gully

South Africa 21/1   AN Petersen 12* (15b 3x4)   Z Khan 2.5-1-11-1

Khan to Petersen, FOUR, he seems to like the pull shots. He latches on this short delivery and plays a short-arm pull through midwicket

South Africa 27/1   AN Petersen 16* (17b 4x4)   Z Khan 3.2-1-15-1

Khan to Petersen, FOUR, Zaheer alters the length, hurls it fuller but sprays it on the leg stump line and Alviro flicks it away to the boundary

South Africa 31/1   AN Petersen 20* (18b 5x4)   Z Khan 3.3-1-19-1

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Gorgeous cover drive. Amla leans forward to caress a full-length delivery through the off-side field.

South Africa 36/1   HM Amla 8* (13b 1x4)   Z Khan 4-1-24-1

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, full and on the legs, flicked away without a fuss past square-leg. Four easy runs. Amla is up and running already.

South Africa 52/1   HM Amla 18* (24b 2x4)   I Sharma 4.1-0-22-0

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, short in length outside off stump and Amla plays a wonderful back-foot punchy drive past point. He has been a treat to watch today. . Can he capitalise?

South Africa 58/1   HM Amla 22* (28b 3x4)   I Sharma 5-0-27-0

Khan to Petersen, FOUR, Shot! Alvirooo! It was a full-length delivery outside off stump and Petersen moved forward and across quickly to drive through covers

South Africa 62/1   AN Petersen 30* (25b 6x4)   Z Khan 5.2-1-32-1

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Fabulicious cover drive from Amla. He eased forward to a length delivery and creamed it through covers. Lovely timing and great to watch.

South Africa 67/1   HM Amla 27* (35b 4x4)   Z Khan 6.5-1-36-1

Mishra to Petersen, FOUR, well outside off stump and Petersen lashes out at the width; he stayed back to cut it away past point

South Africa 71/1   AN Petersen 34* (37b 7x4)   A Mishra 0.4-0-4-0

Sharma to Petersen, FOUR, That leg stump line again, and yet another boundary. Petersen flicks it off his legs to the square-leg boundary

South Africa 80/1   AN Petersen 42* (43b 8x4)   I Sharma 7.1-0-35-0

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, length delivery well outside off stump, Amla decides late to chase it and edges the intended on-the-up shot past the leg stump and to the fine-leg boundary

South Africa 85/1   HM Amla 32* (46b 5x4)   I Sharma 7.4-0-40-0

Mishra to Petersen, FOUR, Crash! Floated full outside off and Petersen whacks it through cover.

South Africa 89/1   AN Petersen 47* (47b 9x4)   A Mishra 2.2-1-10-0

Mishra to Amla, FOUR, short, wide and Bang! Amla leans back to cut it hard to the point boundary

South Africa 96/1   HM Amla 38* (52b 6x4)   A Mishra 3.1-1-14-0

Mishra to Petersen, FOUR, Congrats Alviro on fifty on debut. It was short in length and outside off, he moved back to cut it past backward point. The crowd give him an generous hand and he acknowledges the response. 10 boundaries in his fifty!

South Africa 101/1   AN Petersen 52* (55b 10x4)   A Mishra 3.5-1-19-0

Mishra to Petersen, FOUR, drops this short and Petersen jumps at it; rocks back to cut it away to the point boundary

South Africa 120/1   AN Petersen 61* (84b 11x4)   A Mishra 6-1-24-0

Mishra to Amla, FOUR, lovely on drive from Amla. He waited on the front foot for the flighted delivery to land on the middle and leg line and drove it past the non-striker. Pure timing.

South Africa 125/1   HM Amla 54* (71b 7x4)   A Mishra 6.1-1-28-0

Harbhajan Singh to Petersen, FOUR, outside off stump line, Petersen plays for the turn, it doesn't spin in as much as he thinks it would and the ball squirts off the outer edge and runs past the slip

South Africa 135/1   AN Petersen 68* (100b 12x4)   Harbhajan Singh 5.1-0-16-0

Mishra to Amla, FOUR, well outside off stump and Amla waits on the back foot to cut it wide of backward point fielder for yet another boundary

South Africa 147/1   HM Amla 66* (87b 8x4)   A Mishra 9.4-1-41-0

Khan to Amla, FOUR, what a welcome to the crease. A very fine caressed cover drive. He leaned forward , opened the bat-face and drove it through cover point

South Africa 157/1   HM Amla 73* (92b 9x4)   Z Khan 10.1-1-47-1

Harbhajan Singh to Amla, FOUR, just over mid-off moves down the track, doesn't quite reach the pitch of the loopy delivery outside off and ends up slicing it over the leaping Mishra at mid-off .. Cry of agony from Harbhajan

South Africa 164/1   HM Amla 80* (100b 10x4)   Harbhajan Singh 8.3-0-30-0

Harbhajan Singh to Petersen, FOUR, from round the stumps, flighted on the middle stump line, Petersen charged out to loft it down the ground and slices it over the bowler's head

South Africa 175/1   AN Petersen 79* (124b 13x4)   Harbhajan Singh 10.4-0-38-0

Khan to Petersen, FOUR, full pitched on the leg and middle line and the debutant whips it away to the square-leg boundary.

South Africa 180/1   AN Petersen 84* (127b 14x4)   Z Khan 13.2-1-57-1

Khan to Amla, FOUR, short in length, moving away from AMla who shapes to defend and the ball runs off the outer edge past the slip cordon, all along the ground

South Africa 185/1   HM Amla 90* (119b 11x4)   Z Khan 13.4-1-62-1

Khan to Amla, FOUR, length delivery on the pads, Amla leans forward to play a delicious flick past mid-on

South Africa 189/1   HM Amla 94* (121b 12x4)   Z Khan 14-1-66-1

Mishra to Petersen, FOUR, flighted leg break outside off stump, Petersen goes for the risky on-the-up thrash-drive through covers and edges the ball through gully region

South Africa 195/1   AN Petersen 91* (132b 15x4)   A Mishra 10.4-1-47-0

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, length delivery on the middle and leg line, turned to square-leg

South Africa 199/1   HM Amla 98* (122b 13x4)   I Sharma 8.1-0-44-0

Sharma to Amla, FOUR, There it is. It almost looked inevitable from the moment he came in and started playing his shots. He brought up the hundred with a cover drive. The team-mates stand up in the dressing room and he is hugged by his partner. What a charming innings this has been. One mistake when he tried play Harbhajan against the turn but apart from that it has been a treat to watch

South Africa 205/1   HM Amla 103* (124b 14x4)   I Sharma 9-0-50-0

Mishra to Petersen, FOUR, Wallop! Slightly short and Petersen rocks back to pull it away to the boundary. On 97 now.

South Africa 214/1   AN Petersen 97* (143b 16x4)   A Mishra 12.2-1-55-0

Harbhajan Singh to Kallis, FOUR, Flamboyant thrash. Kallis sashayed down the track and lifted the flighted delivery over mid-off.

South Africa 239/3   JH Kallis 9* (15b 1x4)   Harbhajan Singh 13-0-47-0

Khan to de Villiers, FOUR, fuller, outside off, inviting the drive after that bouncer but AB responds well, as he quickly moves forward to cream it through covers

South Africa 243/3   AB de Villiers 5* (13b 1x4)   Z Khan 18.3-3-75-3

Harbhajan Singh to de Villiers, FOUR, AB rushes down the track, reaches the pitch of the flighted delivery and lifts it right over the bowler's head. Neatly done.

South Africa 250/3   AB de Villiers 11* (19b 2x4)   Harbhajan Singh 13.5-0-52-0

Harbhajan Singh to Morkel, FOUR, flighted fuller and Morne drives it past the bowler , past the non-striker and past mid-on

South Africa 270/9   M Morkel 7* (23b 1x4)   Harbhajan Singh 23.4-2-64-3

Sharma to Morkel, FOUR, on the length, on the middle and leg stump line, punched away through wide mid-on .. It was a good shot, he stood tall, held his balance and punched it away neatly

South Africa 277/9   M Morkel 11* (29b 2x4)   I Sharma 17.2-3-61-1

Khan to Parnell, FOUR, sprays to the legs, fullish, Parnell plays a nice pick-up shot over midwicket

South Africa 287/9   WD Parnell 8* (27b 1x4)   Z Khan 21.1-5-81-3

Khan to Parnell, FOUR, slips to the pads again this time and Parnell whips it away with out much fuss to the square-leg boundary

South Africa 291/9   WD Parnell 12* (30b 2x4)   Z Khan 21.4-5-85-3
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Hours of play (local time) 09.15 start, Lunch 11.15-11.55, Tea 13.55-14.15, Close 16.15

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