South Africa in New Zealand T20I Series - 2nd T20I

New Zealand v South Africa

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

0.1

Botha to Nicol, no run, Nicol gets forward and defends the first ball turning in from outside off into the covers

0.2

Botha to Nicol, no run, fired into leg and flicked straight to short midwicket

0.3

Botha to Nicol, no run, short on off and goes back and clips and finds conventional midwicket this time

0.4

Botha to Nicol, FOUR, comes down the track and lofts away through wide mid-on and to the fence to get underway

0.5

Botha to Nicol, 1 leg bye

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   J Botha 1-0-5-0

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

6.3

Botha to Guptill, no run

6.4

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

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   J Botha 2-0-9-0

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   J Botha 3-0-16-0

14.1

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

14.2

Botha to Williamson, 1 run, drives down to long-on

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

14.5

Botha to Williamson, no run

14.6

Botha to Williamson, no run, goes back and punches to a fielder in the circle on the off side

New Zealand 114/3   J Botha 4-0-22-1
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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