South Africa in India ODI Series - 3rd ODI

India v South Africa

South Africa won by 90 runs

33.2

Tyagi to de Villiers, 1 run, and starts off with a single to third man

33.4

Tyagi to de Villiers, no run, full delivery, driven nicely, one bounce to Karthik at cover

33.5

Tyagi to de Villiers, no run, near-yorker, on the pads, played straight to midwicket

33.6

Tyagi to de Villiers, no run, yorker, just outside off, beats his open face

South Africa 196/2   AB de Villiers 1* (4b)

34.2

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, into the pads, helped away to fine leg for a single

34.4

Jadeja to de Villiers, no run, low fulltoss, almost squeezes through, gets a bottom edge

34.5

Jadeja to de Villiers, no run, tossed up around off, defended back to to the bowler

34.6

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, smeared into the pads, makes room, and hits it wide of cover for one

South Africa 200/2   AB de Villiers 3* (8b)

35.1

Mithun to de Villiers, 2 runs, and he is short and wide again, and is cut away wide of deep point for two

35.2

Mithun to de Villiers, no run, looks to run this one down to third man, but ends up playing it to point

35.3

Mithun to de Villiers, 2 runs, into the pads, pulled away and does well to come back for two, having hit it just to the right of deep square leg

35.4

Mithun to de Villiers, 1 run, shimmies down the track, plays with an open face, past point, gets a single

35.6

Mithun to de Villiers, no run, good yorker, hit back to the bowler, who finds AB as he has a hit at the stumps

South Africa 206/2   AB de Villiers 8* (13b)

36.3

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, flat into the pads, helped around the corner for one

36.6

Jadeja to de Villiers, FOUR, lovely shot, it was smeared into the pads, he made room and went inside-out over extra cover, always good to watch that shot

South Africa 213/2   AB de Villiers 13* (15b 1x4)

37.2

Mithun to de Villiers, FOUR, another boundary for AB, asking to be hit, though. Short, into the leg side, and AB obliges with the pull

37.3

Mithun to de Villiers, 1 run, top edge as he goes across the line, but it falls short of third man

37.5

Mithun to de Villiers, 1 run, inside edge onto the pad as he walks across and looks to flick this

South Africa 221/2   AB de Villiers 19* (18b 2x4)

38.3

Pathan to de Villiers, 1 run, short and flat, hit down the ground, will get one

38.6

Pathan to de Villiers, 2 runs, short and pulled away, wide of deep midwicket

South Africa 229/2   AB de Villiers 22* (20b 2x4)

39.2

Sreesanth to de Villiers, no run, nice yorker, slower ball that too, AB can't do anything with it

39.3

Sreesanth to de Villiers, FOUR, bowls length, and is punished, superb shot, driven between mid-off and extra cover

39.4

Sreesanth to de Villiers, FOUR, another beautiful shot! Long-off has been sent back, but still AB manages to drive it wide of him, lovely drive and even better placement

39.5

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, this time it is driven straight down the ground and will fetch him just one

South Africa 239/2   AB de Villiers 31* (24b 4x4)

40.1

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 leg bye, moves about in the crease, misses a straight delivery, gets a leg-bye

40.3

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, flat and shortish on off, pushed with an open face for one to sweeper-cover

40.5

Jadeja to de Villiers, 2 runs, makes room, punches to wide of sweeper-cover, gets two

40.6

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, makes room again, Jadeja follows him, he sweeps this one to midwicket, gets one

South Africa 250/2   AB de Villiers 35* (28b 4x4)

41.1

Pathan to de Villiers, 1 run, pulled to deep square leg for one

41.3

Pathan to de Villiers, 1 run, fired into the pads, flicked over the leg-side infield, will get just one

41.5

Pathan to de Villiers, 1 run, goes for the pull shot, gets the bottom part of the bat, again just a single

South Africa 255/2   AB de Villiers 38* (31b 4x4)

42.2

Jadeja to de Villiers, 2 runs, AB comes down the track, is beaten in the flight, but slices it past point, gets two

42.3

Jadeja to de Villiers, FOUR, first boundary in PP! gets down on a knee and slogs it past midwicket

42.4

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, makes room and drives this one past point, just a single

42.6

Jadeja to de Villiers, no run, full toss, misses out, can't beat Raina at extra cover, and they can't even get the single

South Africa 265/2   AB de Villiers 45* (35b 5x4)

43.2

Pathan to de Villiers, 1 run, fired into the pads with a strong on-side field, gets a single

43.5

Pathan to de Villiers, FOUR, lovely way to bring up his 50! makes room for another delivery fired way down the leg side, and cuts it into the off side where no one is patrolling the boundary

43.6

Pathan to de Villiers, 1 run, lofts this one down the ground, it bounces in front of long-on, gets a single

South Africa 277/2   AB de Villiers 51* (38b 6x4)

44.1

Sreesanth to de Villiers, no run, AB walks across the stumps, but Sree is full and wide and manages a dot ball

44.2

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, walks across again, drags this one from wide of off towards mid-on, can't time it, and gets only a single

44.4

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, walks across and hits a wide delivery to extra cover, would have been a wide had he not hit, would have been run out had Raina hit the one stump he could see. Woulda-coulda-shoulda delivery

44.6

Sreesanth to de Villiers, SIX, full and wide, and this time AB tries the percentage shot as opposed to going into the on side. And he connects so well that he clears the sweeper-cover, lovely timing on this one

South Africa 287/2   AB de Villiers 59* (42b 6x4 1x6)

45.3

Tyagi to de Villiers, FOUR, nice shot, lovely shot, gets under a length delivery, and goes over extra cover, timing, placement, all perfect

45.4

Tyagi to de Villiers, SIX, he has slog-swept a fast bowler! takes this low fulltoss and deposits it in the stand behind midwicket, superb batting. The yorker went off by just a fraction

45.5

Tyagi to de Villiers, no run, slower ball, beats him this time outside off by the change of pace

45.6

Tyagi to de Villiers, 2 runs, goes over point, finds the gap between sweeper-cover and third man, enough time for him to come back for two

South Africa 306/2   AB de Villiers 71* (46b 7x4 2x6)

46.2

Sreesanth to de Villiers, FOUR, slower legbreak, hit in the air and down the ground, Mithun runs in from long-on but at the wrong angle and has almost over-run it, the desperate dive in the end doesn't save four

46.3

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, gets the yorker right, just a single results

46.5

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, yorker becomes low full toss again, drilled down the ground, Rohit dives and fields, replays it to Raina who throws, and thus the batsmen are kept down to one

South Africa 314/2   AB de Villiers 77* (49b 8x4 2x6)

47.1

Mithun to de Villiers, FOUR, and starts off porrly with a low fulltoss on the pads with fine leg up, AB cahses in and overtakes Kallis

47.2

Mithun to de Villiers, FOUR, misfielded by Yusuf at extra cover, it goes right through him as he dives, coming down ever so slowly on the ball. London Bridge and all that

47.3

Mithun to de Villiers, 2 runs, gets the yorker right this time, still he squeezes it down towards square leg, and AB comes back for two. Jadeja does well but with a flat and fast throw, Dhoni disturbs one bail while taking the throw, and in the next frame AB is in even as the second bail comes off

47.4

Mithun to de Villiers, 1 run, dances down the track, flat-bats it down to long-off, will be just a single

South Africa 327/2   AB de Villiers 88* (53b 10x4 2x6)

48.1

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, low fulltoss on off, hit powerfully to sweeper-cover, AB wants two, but Kallis doesn't want to risk Jadeja's arm

48.3

Sreesanth to de Villiers, 1 run, slower legcutter again, Ab reacds it early, goes inside-out, with the turn, gets one to sweeper-cover. Sree wants Jadeja to run in and catch, jadeja wants to stay back and save four

South Africa 338/2   AB de Villiers 90* (55b 10x4 2x6)

49.1

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, full delivery, hit down the ground for one

49.3

Sharma to de Villiers, SIX, and AB gets close too with a six! length ball fired into the pads and he lofts it over midwicket, lovely timing

49.4

Sharma to de Villiers, FOUR, and he gets to the seventh-fastest hundred in ODIs! Dances down the track, takes it on the full, and hits it to the midwicket boundary, what a crazy little innings

49.5

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, full ball, drilled to long-on for a single

South Africa 365/2   AB de Villiers 102* (59b 11x4 3x6)
Series Results
India v South Africa at Ahmedabad - Feb 27, 2010
South Africa won by 90 runs
India v South Africa at Gwalior - Feb 24, 2010
India won by 153 runs
India v South Africa at Jaipur - Feb 21, 2010
India won by 1 run
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Feb 27, 2010

India celebrate their 2-1 series win, India v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Ahmedabad, February 27, 2010

India celebrate their 2-1 series win

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Feb 27, 2010

The Indians go for a spin in a Volvo S80, India v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Ahmedabad, February 27, 2010

The Indians go for a spin in a Volvo S80

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