South Africa tour of Zimbabwe, 1st ODI: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Bulawayo, Aug 22, 2007
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
22 August 2007 (50-over match)
  Zimbabwe innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal V Sibanda c Smith b Pollock 15 21 22 3 0 68.18
4.6 that pitches just on line, gets just enough movement off the seam, gets the edge of the defensive bat, and a very good catch by Smith at 2nd slip, low and to his right 21/1
View dismissal H Masakadza run out (Ntini) 8 40 25 0 0 32.00
9.3 Ntini to Taylor, Taylor gets forward and pushes to the off, Calls for the run, Ntini follows through and underhands that into the stumps, TV called and shows the batsman inches short. Silly call from Taylor sees a wicket given away 28/2
View dismissal BRM Taylor run out (Bodi/†de Villiers) 19 83 56 1 0 33.92
22.5 from Morkel, fullish ball is flicked off the toes towards and wide of Bodi at fine leg, Taylor attempts to beat the return but TV finds him well short of a good return from Bodi to the keeper 72/6
View dismissal T Taibu c †de Villiers b Morkel 22 44 28 4 0 78.57
18.6 draws Taibu forward just on the off, angled in, has to play, movement takes the ball away, takes the edge for de Villiers, keeping today, to take a simple catch 68/3
View dismissal SC Williams c Pollock b Philander 0 11 4 0 0 0.00
21.4 WHAT A CATCH, Williams gets one sliding across him, goes on the drive, gets the edge, the old man Pollock takes off to his left, dives full length to snatch a one handed left hand catch out of the air 71/4
View dismissal S Matsikenyeri b Philander 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
21.5 Matsikenyeri is drawn well forward on the front foot, a touch outside off, the off cutter bites, slips through between bat and pad and sends the off stump flying 71/5
View dismissal E Chigumbura run out (†de Villiers) 59 108 74 6 1 79.72
47.5 van der Wath to Brent, leg side ball, flicks, misses, clips the boot, de Villiers dives to the leg, gathers, run is being taken, but a direct hit from a seated keeper who throws down the middle stump 187/8
View dismissal P Utseya* run out (Duminy/Ntini/Bosman) 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
23.5 Philander to Chigumbura, Chigumbura defends to the off, ball squirts wide of Duminy at backward point, fumbles, batsman is ball watching, Utseya comes for the run, sent back, slips, and Ntini has to gather as the throw is wide, lobs to Bosman to remove the bails 72/7
GB Brent not out 59 109 82 4 2 71.95
View dismissal T Maruma lbw b van der Wath 7 8 6 0 1 116.66
49.2 bowler relies with the reverse swinging yorker that thuds into the pad, appeal is upheld by Tiffen but South AFrica may be lucky with that one looking to be sliding down the leg 196/9
View dismissal CB Mpofu run out (Bosman/†de Villiers) 1 2 1 0 0 100.00
49.6 van der Wath to Brent, plays that across the line to deep midwicket, they take on Bosmans arm but TV has Mpofu short and a wicket on the last ball 206/10
Extras (lb 5, w 11) 16
  Total (all out; 50 overs; 215 mins) 206 (4.12 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket SM Pollock 8 1 25 1 3.12 34 2 0 (1w)
4.6 to Sibanda, that pitches just on line, gets just enough movement off the seam, gets the edge of the defensive bat, and a very good catch by Smith at 2nd slip, low and to his right 21/1
  M Ntini 8 1 32 0 4.00 36 4 1
View wicket M Morkel 10 1 33 1 3.30 44 3 0 (5w)
18.6 to Taibu, draws Taibu forward just on the off, angled in, has to play, movement takes the ball away, takes the edge for de Villiers, keeping today, to take a simple catch 68/3
View wicket JJ van der Wath 9 0 59 1 6.55 29 6 2 (2w)
49.2 to Maruma, bowler relies with the reverse swinging yorker that thuds into the pad, appeal is upheld by Tiffen but South AFrica may be lucky with that one looking to be sliding down the leg 196/9
View wickets VD Philander 8 2 15 2 1.87 38 0 1
21.4 to Williams, WHAT A CATCH, Williams gets one sliding across him, goes on the drive, gets the edge, the old man Pollock takes off to his left, dives full length to snatch a one handed left hand catch out of the air 71/4
21.5 to Matsikenyeri, Matsikenyeri is drawn well forward on the front foot, a touch outside off, the off cutter bites, slips through between bat and pad and sends the off stump flying 71/5
  GH Bodi 1 0 8 0 8.00 1 1 0
  MS Tshabalala 6 0 29 0 4.83 17 2 0 (3w)
  South Africa innings (target: 207 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c & b Chigumbura 50 80 57 7 0 87.71
17.5 third time lucky for the bowler, gets Smith playing forward to a slower ball, Smith checks the shot too late and pushes the ball, in the air, back down the pitch for Chigumbura to hold on to a one handed catch 73/2
View dismissal LE Bosman c †Taibu b Mpofu 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
0.4 gets a beauty, angled in, good bounce and leaves Bosman off the pitch, pushes at it from the crease, no foot movement helps the regulation edge to the keeper, great start for Zimbabwe 1/1
View dismissal GH Bodi c †Taibu b Utseya 51 135 99 6 0 51.51
35.1 around the wicket, gets forward, great length, turns away from the bat, Bodi follows, gets the edge and taibu takes, appeals all round but Bodi is already walking, no need for Tiffen to even raise a finger 147/3
View dismissal AB de Villiers run out (Williams/†Taibu) 63 95 85 5 0 74.11
44.1 from Maruma, very wide down the leg, sweeps that wide of long leg, sets off, comes back for the second but is well short in the TV replay 190/5
View dismissal JP Duminy lbw b Utseya 3 10 9 0 0 33.33
37.4 short ball, turns back as Duminy shapes up for an aggressive pull, misses as the ball stays slightly down, into the pad, and the finger is up 155/4
SM Pollock not out 16 38 17 1 0 94.11
VD Philander not out 17 10 13 3 0 130.76
Extras (lb 5, w 3, nb 2) 10
  Total (5 wickets; 46.5 overs; 187 mins) 210 (4.48 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket CB Mpofu 8 0 39 1 4.87 31 5 0 (1w)
0.4 to Bosman, gets a beauty, angled in, good bounce and leaves Bosman off the pitch, pushes at it from the crease, no foot movement helps the regulation edge to the keeper, great start for Zimbabwe 1/1
  GB Brent 9 3 28 0 3.11 37 3 0
View wicket E Chigumbura 8 0 40 1 5.00 30 5 0 (1nb, 2w)
17.5 to Smith, third time lucky for the bowler, gets Smith playing forward to a slower ball, Smith checks the shot too late and pushes the ball, in the air, back down the pitch for Chigumbura to hold on to a one handed catch 73/2
View wickets P Utseya 10 0 32 2 3.20 37 1 0 (1nb)
35.1 to Bodi, around the wicket, gets forward, great length, turns away from the bat, Bodi follows, gets the edge and taibu takes, appeals all round but Bodi is already walking, no need for Tiffen to even raise a finger 147/3
37.4 to Duminy, short ball, turns back as Duminy shapes up for an aggressive pull, misses as the ball stays slightly down, into the pad, and the finger is up 155/4
  H Masakadza 2 0 15 0 7.50 7 3 0
  T Maruma 9.5 0 51 0 5.18 29 5 0

Match details


Toss - Zimbabwe, who chose to bat
Series - South Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
ODI debuts - GH Bodi (South Africa); T Maruma (Zimbabwe)
Player of the match - GB Brent (Zimbabwe)
Umpires - SJ Davis (Australia) and RB Tiffin
TV umpire - ID Robinson
Match referee - J Srinath (India)

Match Notes


    • Zimbabwe innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (93 balls), Extras 5
    • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 32.6 overs (204 balls), Extras 10
    • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 88 balls (E Chigumbura 25, GB Brent 22, Ex 4)
    • Zimbabwe: 150 runs in 41.4 overs (259 balls), Extras 13
    • 8th Wicket: 100 runs in 144 balls (E Chigumbura 48, GB Brent 48, Ex 7)
    • E Chigumbura: 50 off 71 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • GB Brent: 50 off 78 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Zimbabwe: 200 runs in 49.4 overs (309 balls), Extras 16
    • Innings Break: Zimbabwe - 206/10 in 50.0 overs (GB Brent 59)
    • South Africa innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • South Africa: 50 runs in 13.6 overs (87 balls), Extras 3
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (GC Smith 29, GH Bodi 18, Ex 3)
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • Drinks: South Africa - 58/1 in 16.0 overs (GC Smith 35, GH Bodi 19)
    • GC Smith: 50 off 55 balls (7 x 4)
    • South Africa: 100 runs in 23.1 overs (143 balls), Extras 4
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (GH Bodi 27, AB de Villiers 18, Ex 5)
    • GH Bodi: 50 off 97 balls (6 x 4)
    • Drinks: South Africa - 147/3 in 35.1 overs (AB de Villiers 37)
    • South Africa: 150 runs in 35.5 overs (220 balls), Extras 9
    • AB de Villiers: 50 off 73 balls (4 x 4)
    • South Africa: 200 runs in 46.1 overs (282 balls), Extras 10
 
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