South Africa tour of India, 3rd ODI: India v South Africa at Ahmedabad, Feb 27, 2010
South Africa won by 90 runs
27 February 2010 - day/night match (50-over match)
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   A Mithun 1-0-8-0
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

9.2

Mithun to Bosman, no run, swipes across the line and misses, back of a length it was and bounced nicely

9.3

Mithun to Bosman, no run, full and wide, driven powerfully, one bounce to short point

9.4

Mithun to Bosman, 1 run, shortish, wide of off, opens the face and gets a single to third man

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   A Mithun 2-0-14-0
11.1

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

11.2

Mithun to Bosman, no run, and Hammer misses out on a leg-side offering, short ball too, and he is just early into the sot

11.3

Mithun to Bosman, FOUR, makes nice use of the gift this time, Mithun goes wide of the crease, and bowls a length delivery on the pads, and it is lofted over midwicket

11.4

Mithun to Bosman, 1 run, short this time, but still angling into the pads, Sreesanth at short fine makes a fine diving save, saving three runs

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   A Mithun 3-0-20-0
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

26.4

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, slower ball, Kallis plays it with soft hands, and gets a single to backward point

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   A Mithun 4-0-22-0
28.1

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

28.2

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, nice square drive from wide of off, gets a single to deep point

28.3

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

28.4

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, walks down the track, punches it on the up, gets a single to sweeper-cover

28.5

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

28.6

Mithun to Kallis, 2 runs, beautifully driven, on the up, wide of long-off, comes back for two

South Africa 175/1   A Mithun 5-0-29-0
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

35.5

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, leg-stump half-volley, and flicked to deep square leg

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   A Mithun 6-0-35-0
37.1

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, drop and run again, just wide of Dhoni, but they come through for one

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

37.4

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, cut away nicely, gets a single to deep point

37.5

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

37.6

Mithun to Kallis, 1 run, lovely straight drive, but will get him just a single to long-off

South Africa 222/2   A Mithun 7-0-44-0
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

47.5

Mithun to Kallis, FOUR, low full toss outside off, and Kallis drills it straight of extra cover and wide of long-off, superb placement

47.6

Mithun to Kallis, FOUR, poor delivery again, wide and full toss, and Kallis is no mood of forgiving such mistakes, goes inside-out over extra cover

South Africa 335/2   A Mithun 8-0-63-0
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