South Africa tour of Ireland, 2007 / Wicket commentary

12.3

Whelan to de Villiers, OUT, that's the first wicket! de Villiers gave Whelan the charge and lofted him inside out over covers, he didn't time it well and Cusack, the debutant, ran in from the fence and took a well-judged tumbling catch

AB de Villiers c Cusack b Whelan 40 (47m 35b 6x4 0x6) SR: 114.28

South Africa 75/1   MN van Wyk 25* (40b 4x4)   RK Whelan 6.3-0-41-1

25.2

Cusack to van Wyk, OUT, that's the end of van Wyk, the ball was on a good length on off and middle, van Wyk moved a shade across and tried to chip it over midwicket, he didn't time it well and therefore didn't get enough elevation, Johnston took an easy catch at head height at midwicket

MN van Wyk c Johnston b Cusack 52 (97m 84b 5x4 0x6) SR: 61.90

South Africa 136/2   JH Kallis 34* (33b 1x4 1x6)   AR Cusack 1.2-0-5-1

27.3

Cusack to Gibbs, OUT, a fraction short outside off stump, Gibbs moves forward and tries to pull it through midwicket, the ball takes the top edge and Niall O'Brien, standing up to the stumps, takes a smart catch

HH Gibbs c †NJ O'Brien b Cusack 2 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

South Africa 147/3   JH Kallis 41* (42b 2x4 1x6)   AR Cusack 2.3-0-7-2

29.4

Cusack to Kallis, OUT, good length ball on off stump, it angles into Kallis who makes room for himself and tries to hit over the off side, he doesn't time it well and ends up lofting it straight to Kevin O'Brien at long off

JH Kallis c KJ O'Brien b Cusack 46 (61m 47b 2x4 1x6) SR: 97.87

South Africa 162/4   JM Kemp 9* (8b 1x4)   AR Cusack 3.4-0-14-3
Series Results
Ireland v South Africa at Belfast - Jun 24, 2007
South Africa won by 42 runs
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Jun 24, 2007

Alex Cusack and Niall O'Brien are delighted to see the back of Herschelle Gibbs, Ireland v South Africa, Belfast, One-off ODI, June 24, 2007

Alex Cusack and Niall O'Brien are delighted to see the back of Herschelle Gibbs

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Jun 24, 2007

Kevin O'Brien is a bit late with the dive as the ball has already beaten him, Ireland v South Africa, Belfast, One-off ODI, June 24, 2007

Kevin O'Brien is a bit late with the dive

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