South Africa in India ODI Series - 3rd ODI

India v South Africa

South Africa won by 90 runs

0.2

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, on target, no swing so far, Amla defends off the front foot

0.3

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, square-driven, nicely timed, but not wide of backward point

0.4

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, punched away nicely, good connection, but not past cover

0.5

Sreesanth to Amla, 1 run, drops and runs, good early call, takes Raina - cover - on, but it's an early call that sees him through

South Africa 2/0   HM Amla 1* (4b)

1.1

Tyagi to Amla, 2 runs, full ball on the pads, flicked away past square leg

1.2

Tyagi to Amla, no run, stays full again, around off, no movement, hit back to the bowler

1.3

Tyagi to Amla, FOUR, nicely played, upper-cut over point, it is short and wide, and he almost takes six off. In the Test series, Amla played one shot in the air, and here in an ODI he goes aerial in the second over

1.4

Tyagi to Amla, no run, fuller, on off, played to short cover

1.5

Tyagi to Amla, no run, back of a length, around off, open face, can't get it past short point

1.6

Tyagi to Amla, 1 no ball, oversteps... looks to tuck him up on the pads, and it's called no-ball - he has landed behind the line and slid onto it

1.6

Tyagi to Amla, 1 run, flat-bats the free hit back at the bowler, who gets his hands onto it but can't catch it - the fumble costs him a single

South Africa 10/0   HM Amla 8* (11b 1x4)

2.1

Sreesanth to Amla, 2 runs, back of a length, into the pads, swivel-pulls it, fine leg is very square, gets him a couple

2.2

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, full and wide, hit one-bounce to short cover

2.3

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, stops a touch at Amla who checks the shot and keeps it down, hitting it towards mid-on

2.4

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, straying onto the pads, and Amla misses out on this offering, the ball rolls off the pad towards Dhoni

2.5

Sreesanth to Amla, 1 run, runs this one down to third man

South Africa 13/0   HM Amla 11* (16b 1x4)

3.1

Tyagi to Amla, no run, diving save by Dinesh Karthik at short cover, was hit well by Amla

3.2

Tyagi to Amla, no run, looks to work it off the pads, can't get it past midwicket

3.3

Tyagi to Amla, no run, misses out on the big pull shot, short and outside off, Amla goes for the full-blooded pull, but the ball comes on too slowly

3.4

Tyagi to Amla, no run, full delivery, hit powerfully, another good reflex save by Karthik at short cover

3.5

Tyagi to Amla, FOUR, short-arm pull, the ball didn't come on, nor did it rise high, Amla went for the short-arm shot and swivelled as he made contact, nicely played

3.6

Tyagi to Amla, no run, driven down the ground, can't get it past mid-on

South Africa 17/0   HM Amla 15* (22b 2x4)

4.4

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, good timing, driven down the ground, straight to mid-off, though

4.5

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, slower legcutter, it turns away like a proper legbreak, and beats Amla on the cut

4.6

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, wristily driven down the ground, can't beat mid-on

South Africa 22/0   HM Amla 15* (25b 2x4)

6.1

Sreesanth to Amla, FOUR, the flood gates are open, wristily flicked away, back of a length, and from in front of the stumps he hits a four to square leg. Four fours in last seven deliveries

6.2

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, better length, slightly fuller, but still not driving length, pushed to cover

6.3

Sreesanth to Amla, no run, can't beat that man at short cover again, and Dinesh karthik is quick there, making Bosman rush back into his crease at the non-striker's end

6.4

Sreesanth to Amla, 1 run, crashed away square of the wicket, Kohli at backward point fumbles, giving away the single

South Africa 39/0   HM Amla 20* (29b 3x4)

7.1

Mithun to Amla, no run, starts off short and wide, but Amla is early into the cut shot, the ball not coming on well

7.2

Mithun to Amla, no run, bowls wide of the crease, short of a length, angling in, punched to point

7.3

Mithun to Amla, no run, flat-bats this one across the line, gets power in, but can't get it past mid-on

7.4

Mithun to Amla, no run, short and wide again, and Amla misses out on the cut again, slightly extra bounce this time

7.5

Mithun to Amla, FOUR, length ball on the pads, and nicely, beautifully flicked past mid-on, and superb timing on it

7.6

Mithun to Amla, FOUR, he has been asking to be hit this over, and Amla obliges this time. It is short and wide again, and he waits that extra half second and makes connection, goes in front of point and gets four

South Africa 52/0   HM Amla 28* (35b 5x4)

8.6

Sreesanth to Amla, 1 run, Amla gets the single to third man this time, another good over for South Africa

South Africa 64/0   HM Amla 29* (36b 5x4)

9.1

Mithun to Amla, 1 run, Rohit Sharma misses out on a direct-hit from mid-on, Amla was gone had he hit. Poor call after having hit straight to the fielder, off the back foot that too

9.5

Mithun to Amla, no run, moves across pretty early, whips a length delivery, can't beat square leg

9.6

Mithun to Amla, FOUR, superb placement, driven on the up, and through a tight off side ring, beating short cover and point, and then regulation cover and point

South Africa 70/0   HM Amla 34* (39b 6x4)

10.3

Tyagi to Amla, 1 run, punch-drive, nicely on the up, wide of mid-off, Jadeja makes a diving save

10.5

Tyagi to Amla, 1 run, another drive wide of mid-off, Jadeja does well gain to keep them down to one

South Africa 74/0   HM Amla 36* (41b 6x4)

11.1

Mithun to Amla, 1 run, helped away to third man for a single, Amla seems in

11.5

Mithun to Amla, no run, much better delivery, back of a length, around off, not giving him any room, pushed to cover

11.6

Mithun to Amla, no run, punched on the up, straight towards Raina at cover

South Africa 82/0   HM Amla 37* (44b 6x4)

12.5

Jadeja to Amla, 1 run, opens the face, pushes a length delivery with the turn and past point

South Africa 84/0   HM Amla 38* (45b 6x4)

13.4

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, Amla plays along, places it wide of cover, and brings Bosman back on strike

South Africa 93/0   HM Amla 39* (46b 6x4)

14.3

Jadeja to Amla, no run, Amla steps out too, hits it back to Jadeja

14.4

Jadeja to Amla, 2 runs, this one turns sharply, the thick edge runs past slip and they come back for two

14.5

Jadeja to Amla, 1 run, angled into the pads, driven wide of mid-on, hands over the strike to Bosman

South Africa 104/0   HM Amla 42* (49b 6x4)

15.3

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, hit to wide of mid-on to bring back Bosman on strike

15.5

Pathan to Amla, no run, flicks it off the pads, can't beat square leg

15.6

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, places this one nicely, wide of point, gets a single

South Africa 114/1   HM Amla 44* (52b 6x4)

16.1

Jadeja to Amla, 1 run, nicely pushed wide of cover, and early call gets him a single

South Africa 115/1   HM Amla 45* (53b 6x4)

17.1

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, driven down to long-on for a single

17.3

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, another single, soft hands in play again, nicely placed wide of point

17.6

Pathan to Amla, no run, shorter delivery, punched away, can't beat the off-side ring

South Africa 119/1   HM Amla 47* (56b 6x4)

18.2

Jadeja to Amla, 2 runs, nicely played, steps out of the crease, goes inside out, beats extra cover, gets two

18.3

Jadeja to Amla, 1 run, fifty for Amla, opens the face on a flat delivery, past point

South Africa 123/1   HM Amla 50* (58b 6x4)

19.2

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, into the pads, and helped away towards square leg

19.6

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, pushed down to long-on for another single

South Africa 128/1   HM Amla 52* (60b 6x4)

20.1

Jadeja to Amla, 1 run, short, outside off, punched to sweeper-cover

20.3

Jadeja to Amla, 2 runs, another single, helped away off the pads, take a second off the ricochet off a direct hit

20.4

Jadeja to Amla, no run, presses forward and defends a turning delivery back to the bowler

20.5

Jadeja to Amla, 1 run, looks to come down the track, Jadeja bowls it in flat and fast, stays in the crease and gets a single to long-off

South Africa 133/1   HM Amla 56* (64b 6x4)

21.3

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, helped away towards fine leg, Amla is on auto pilot for singles

21.6

Pathan to Amla, no run, keeps on with the middle-and-leg line, Amla's flick finds midwicket

South Africa 137/1   HM Amla 57* (66b 6x4)

22.2

Kohli to Amla, 1 run, full and wide, gets a single to deep point

22.4

Kohli to Amla, 1 run, slower ball, on the pads, turned around the corner for one

22.6

Kohli to Amla, no run, short of a length, on the leg stump, played straight to square leg

South Africa 142/1   HM Amla 59* (69b 6x4)

23.5

Pathan to Amla, FOUR, first boundary since Bosman got out! shortish, widish, makes room, and guides it backward of square, uses the field placings well

23.6

Pathan to Amla, no run, turning into him, played straight to midwicket

South Africa 147/1   HM Amla 63* (71b 7x4)

24.2

Kohli to Amla, no run, length ball, driven with an open face, Raina is good at cover again

24.3

Kohli to Amla, 1 run, another slower ball, pushed down to long-on for one

24.5

Kohli to Amla, 2 runs, uses his wrists on this one, places it between deep fine and deep square, gets two

24.6

Kohli to Amla, 1 run, drags this one short, lucky that it is pulled straight to deep square leg

South Africa 153/1   HM Amla 67* (75b 7x4)

25.1

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, shimmies down, pushes it wide of long-on, gets one

25.3

Pathan to Amla, no run, driven down the ground, Kohli runs and dives from extra cover, another single saved

25.4

Pathan to Amla, no run, this time Kohli hasn't to do any running or diving, this one is hit straight to him at extra cover

25.5

Pathan to Amla, FOUR, poor delivery, half-tracker, Amla rocks back and pulls it between deep square and deep midwicket

25.6

Pathan to Amla, 1 run, opens the face and places this one wide of point

South Africa 160/1   HM Amla 73* (80b 8x4)

26.1

Mithun to Amla, no run, looks to dab it to third man, the slowness of the ball takes it to point

26.2

Mithun to Amla, no run, short and wide again, and Amla misses out on the the cut shot

26.3

Mithun to Amla, 1 run, punched away wide of cover, Raina makes a half stop diving to his left

26.5

Mithun to Amla, no run, low bounce, Amla looks to pull from outside off, and it stays low and squeezes underneath his bat

26.6

Mithun to Amla, no run, better delivery, on target, hit to the left of Mithun who stretches well and keeps them from taking a single

South Africa 162/1   HM Amla 74* (85b 8x4)

27.4

Sharma to Amla, 2 runs, cuts this away fine from wide outside off, past short third, gets a couple

27.5

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, single to sweeper-cover, nicely punched away

South Africa 166/1   HM Amla 77* (87b 8x4)

28.1

Mithun to Amla, 1 run, stops at Amla who checks the shot and gets a single to long-off

28.3

Mithun to Amla, 1 run, short and wide, helped away to third man

28.5

Mithun to Amla, 1 run, fulltoss, walks across the stumps, gets a single down to long-on

South Africa 173/1   HM Amla 80* (90b 8x4)

29.1

Tyagi to Amla, 1 run, wide yorker, plays it with an open face, gets a single

29.3

Tyagi to Amla, 1 run, short, nicely pulled away, Mithun at deep square does well to cut it off and keep them down to one

South Africa 178/1   HM Amla 82* (92b 8x4)

30.1

Sharma to Amla, 2 runs, short and wide and cut away, fine of deep point, gets two

30.2

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, straighter this time, but makes room again, and gets a single to deep point

30.4

Sharma to Amla, no run, inside-edged towards midwicket, Rohit gets turn again

30.5

Sharma to Amla, 1 run, driven against the turn, past cover, gets a single to sweeper-cover

South Africa 183/1   HM Amla 86* (96b 8x4)

31.1

Tyagi to Amla, 1 run, full and wide, driven to deep point for one

31.4

Tyagi to Amla, no run, back of a length, flicked, but not past midwicket

31.5

Tyagi to Amla, no run, another full toss, higher this time, hit to point, no signal from umpires - not waist high

31.6

Tyagi to Amla, no run, full delivery on off stump, hit straight to cover

South Africa 191/1   HM Amla 87* (100b 8x4)

32.3

Jadeja to Amla, no run, whipped away from in front of stumps, not placed as well, and finds midwicket

32.4

Jadeja to Amla, no run, another diving save from Raina at extra cover

32.5

Jadeja to Amla, OUT, Amla perishes! a string of dot balls against him, and he plays the adventurous slog sweep, gets a top edge and holes out to deep square leg

HM Amla c Vijay b Jadeja 87 (103b 8x4 0x6) SR: 84.46

South Africa 192/2   HM Amla 87 (103b 8x4)
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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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