South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2nd T20I: New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Feb 19, 2012
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
19 February 2012 - night match (20-over match)
5.1

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run

5.2

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, waits in the crease and punches to backward point

5.3

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, bangs in a well-directed bouncer on leg which McCullum ducks and sways away from

5.4

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, 1 run, wristily works a ball from outside off into the gap at midwicket

New Zealand 45/1   BB McCullum 1* (4b)
6.1

Botha to BB McCullum, no run, defends to leg

6.2

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, works off leg into the on side to bring up the 50 for New Zealand

6.5

Botha to BB McCullum, 2 runs, pushed through on leg and tucked away, they really push hard and scamper back for two easily with Tsotsobe slow to come in off the rope

6.6

Botha to BB McCullum, no run, goes back and works to short mid-on

New Zealand 53/1   BB McCullum 4* (8b)
7.4

Parnell to BB McCullum, no run, is pushed back in the crease and he defends to off

7.5

Parnell to BB McCullum, FOUR, Parnell again strays onto the pads and McCullum swivel-pulls him along the ground through backward square

7.6

Parnell to BB McCullum, FOUR, this is fuller but still on leg and again McCullum makes him pay with a neat clip past the diving AB behind the stumps to the fine leg fence

New Zealand 66/1   BB McCullum 12* (11b 2x4)
9.2

M Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, charges down the track and has a massive mow at a ball outside off without making contact

9.3

M Morkel to BB McCullum, 1 run, clips a short ball on the pads down to fine leg

New Zealand 75/1   BB McCullum 13* (13b 2x4)
10.1

Duminy to BB McCullum, 1 run, works this into the leg side

10.3

Duminy to BB McCullum, 1 run, full outside off and he jams it out into the covers

10.5

Duminy to BB McCullum, 1 run, charges down the track to a ball fired outside off and has to reach to get a drive away in the air out to deep point

New Zealand 84/1   BB McCullum 16* (16b 2x4)
11.1

de Lange to BB McCullum, FOUR, this is a full toss on leg and McCullum clips it past the midwicket fielder and out to the boundary

11.2

de Lange to BB McCullum, 1 wide, short and wide down leg and Marchant will have to re-bowl that

11.2

de Lange to BB McCullum, 1 run, short on leg and he drops it down into the leg side, this pair race through between the wickets like lightning

11.4

de Lange to BB McCullum, 1 run, again drives a full ball on middle and leg to long-on

11.6

de Lange to BB McCullum, no run, defends a full ball back to the bowler

New Zealand 97/2   BB McCullum 22* (20b 3x4)
12.2

Duminy to BB McCullum, no run, goes back and clips it back to Duminy

12.3

Duminy to BB McCullum, 1 run, goes back and tucks it away into the leg side

12.5

Duminy to BB McCullum, no run, full outside off, goes back anyway and hits nicely but picks out close-in cover

12.6

Duminy to BB McCullum, no run, fired in outside off and McCullum quickly shuffles to work it back down the pitch

New Zealand 100/2   BB McCullum 23* (24b 3x4)
13.2

M Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, excellent change-up there from Morne at only 127kph, slower ball outside off sees McCullum through on the pull shot well before it gets to him

13.3

M Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, another slower ball on middle and leg and McCullum misses the pull and it hits him on the glove

13.4

M Morkel to BB McCullum, SIX, comes down and picks Morne up and deposits a full ball on leg over the picket fence at long-on

13.5

M Morkel to BB McCullum, 1 run, smokes a pull off the back foot out to deep midwicket

New Zealand 108/2   BB McCullum 30* (28b 3x4 1x6)
14.1

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets down and sweeps through square leg

14.3

Botha to BB McCullum, FOUR, charges down the track and belts a drive down the ground with such ferocity that long-on, only needing to move a few metres to his left, couldn't cut it off with a dive

14.4

Botha to BB McCullum, OUT, but Botha hits back immediately as Baz comes down the track and pulls into the deep but Botha had just slowed it up a touch and McCullum didn't have enough muscle on it to get it past deep midwicket who ran in and took a good catch running in on his knees

BB McCullum c Ontong b Botha 35 (39m 31b 4x4 1x6) SR: 112.90

New Zealand 114/3   BB McCullum 35 (31b 4x4 1x6)
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