South Africa in New Zealand T20I Series - 2nd T20I

New Zealand v South Africa

South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)

0.6

Botha to Guptill, 1 run, gets a thick outside edge which skews towards third man who makes a mess of the stop and lets them get a single

New Zealand 6/0   MJ Guptill 1* (1b)

1.1

Tsotsobe to Guptill, no run, pushed wide outside off and he lets it go

1.2

Tsotsobe to Guptill, 1 run, short on off, stays back and guides it down through third man

1.6

Tsotsobe to Guptill, 1 wide, far too wide outside off to make Guptill pay and he is punished for the indiscretion

1.6

Tsotsobe to Guptill, no run, drives powerfully down the ground but can only find mid-off on the bounce

New Zealand 13/0   MJ Guptill 2* (4b)

2.6

M Morkel to Guptill, no run, defends from the crease into the pitch

New Zealand 24/0   MJ Guptill 2* (5b)

3.2

Tsotsobe to Guptill, FOUR, full ball outside off and he crunches it past mid-off who dives in vain, superbly timed as the New Zealand openers start brightly

3.3

Tsotsobe to Guptill, FOUR, too easy to get under and Guptill picks up a ball outside off and swings it away to the midwicket boundary

3.4

Tsotsobe to Guptill, no run, goes back in the crease and defends

3.5

Tsotsobe to Guptill, 1 run, comes down the track and horribly skews a drive which takes several bounces to get to long-off

New Zealand 34/0   MJ Guptill 11* (9b 2x4)

4.2

de Lange to Guptill, 1 run, full on the pads and clipped away again, that was 152kph!

4.4

de Lange to Guptill, FOUR, this is short down leg and Guptill only needs to get bat on it to send it to the fine leg fence, and he duly obliges

4.5

de Lange to Guptill, 2 runs, again on leg, this time full and Guptill tucks him backward of square

4.6

de Lange to Guptill, 1 wide, this is even further down leg and beats Guptill's flick but the extra is conceded

4.6

de Lange to Guptill, no run, stays back in the crease to defend

New Zealand 44/1   MJ Guptill 18* (13b 3x4)

5.5

Tsotsobe to Guptill, FOUR, comes down the track and blazes a full ball outside off through the covers with an easy clearance of the infield

5.6

Tsotsobe to Guptill, no run, waits in the crease for the 122kph slower ball and punches to point

New Zealand 49/1   MJ Guptill 22* (15b 4x4)

6.3

Botha to Guptill, no run

6.4

Botha to Guptill, 1 run, drives a full ball to long-off

New Zealand 51/1   MJ Guptill 23* (17b 4x4)

7.1

Parnell to Guptill, FOUR, starts with a loose ball on leg which Guptill cheerily flicks away behind square to the boundary

7.2

Parnell to Guptill, no run, waits in the crease and defends a ball on off down

7.3

Parnell to Guptill, 1 run, goes back and punches down to long-off

New Zealand 58/1   MJ Guptill 28* (20b 5x4)

8.1

Botha to Guptill, no run

8.2

Botha to Guptill, no run, comes down and almost yorks himself, ends up digging it back to Botha

8.3

Botha to Guptill, no run, worked off the front foot to midwicket

8.4

Botha to Guptill, SIX, comes down the track and cleanly strikes this over the bowler's head into the pavilion where one of the TV crew drops the catch

8.5

Botha to Guptill, no run

8.6

Botha to Guptill, 1 run, gets a leading edge which rolls through mid-off

New Zealand 73/1   MJ Guptill 35* (26b 5x4 1x6)

9.1

M Morkel to Guptill, 1 run, drives off the front foot to long-off

9.4

M Morkel to Guptill, no run, punches a good length ball outside off straight to cover

9.5

M Morkel to Guptill, FOUR, superbly played, that was just a chip pull, it was on middle and Guptill just jabbed it away in short-arm fashion without much power but the timing was in sync as it headed over the midwicket rope

9.6

M Morkel to Guptill, no run

New Zealand 79/1   MJ Guptill 40* (30b 6x4 1x6)

10.2

Duminy to Guptill, 1 run, clips a short ball on leg off the back foot into the open spaces at midwicket

10.4

Duminy to Guptill, 1 run, gave a bit of room to smash this full ball outside off down the ground but can't get it past long-off

10.6

Duminy to Guptill, FOUR, full toss which Guptill heaves away to the right of long-on but Botha is completely unsighted and starts to head the wrong way before seeing the ball and by then it's too late

New Zealand 88/1   MJ Guptill 46* (33b 7x4 1x6)

11.3

de Lange to Guptill, 1 run, mistimes a full ball on off down the ground to long-on

11.5

de Lange to Guptill, 1 wide, slips another one down leg, too many wides from South Africa so far, past the flick and more gifts for the home side

11.5

de Lange to Guptill, OUT, South Africa get Guptill for less than fifty, it was short on off and he went for the hook over the fence to bring up his half-century but he top-edged it down to deep backward square where Albie Morkel was safely underneath it, a big wicket for the visitors who desperately needed a breakthrough

MJ Guptill c JA Morkel b de Lange 47 (48m 35b 7x4 1x6) SR: 134.28

New Zealand 97/2   MJ Guptill 47 (35b 7x4 1x6)
Series Results
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland - Feb 22, 2012
South Africa won by 3 runs
New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Feb 19, 2012
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Feb 17, 2012
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
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Photos

Feb 19, 2012

Tim Southee went for 40 in four overs, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Twenty20 international, Hamilton, February 19, 2012

Tim Southee went for 40 in four overs

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Feb 19, 2012

AB de Villiers made 39 off 36 balls, New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Twenty20 international, Hamilton, February 19, 2012

AB de Villiers made 39 off 36 balls

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