South Africa tour of New Zealand, 3rd ODI: New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 3, 2012
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
3 March 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
4.6

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets across and gets an outside edge down to third man

New Zealand 14/1   BB McCullum 1* (1b)
5.1

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, gets across and defends to the on side

5.2

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, 139 kph, beats him with a beauty outside the off stump, gets across to defend and the seam movement squares him up

5.3

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, 139 kph again, this time McCullum leaves it with more assurance

5.4

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, 141 kph, bangs it in short outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

5.5

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, keeps it short again and McCullum has to sway back to evade it

5.6

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, he gets across and nicely punches it towards midwicket, tells Nicol to wait

New Zealand 14/1   BB McCullum 1* (7b)
6.3

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, gets right across and defends to the off side

6.4

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, swings back in and hits him on the pad as he goes across to work it away, de Villiers thinks of challenging the umpire's not-out call but there was an inside edge anyway

6.5

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, short of a length and he swivels and pulls him down to deep square leg, fine leg was square enough

6.6

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, 1 run

New Zealand 16/1   BB McCullum 2* (11b)
7.1

de Lange to BB McCullum, no run, leading edge and safe! The ball stopped on him and it lobbed off the bat and just dropped short of de Lange running forward, could have been a wicket off his first ball on ODI debut

7.2

de Lange to BB McCullum, FOUR, short down the leg side and McCullum flicks it away well wide of de Villiers

7.3

de Lange to BB McCullum, 1 run, stays back and edges it down to third man, he's not looking too comfortable against de Lange

New Zealand 21/1   BB McCullum 7* (14b 1x4)
8.1

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, McCullum goes across a bit too early to pull that and he ends up getting hit on the stomach, hurried for pace there

8.2

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, gets across and hops at the crease as he defends to the off side

8.3

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, punches it back to the bowler

8.4

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, exaggarated movement again across the stumps as he defends

8.5

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, FOUR, lovely timing, too much width outside off and he gets across slightly and punches it neatly past cover

8.6

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, FOUR, very similar to the previous shot, he errs by giving width, McCullum gets across and bashes that past the diving short cover fielder

New Zealand 29/1   BB McCullum 15* (20b 3x4)
10.1

Peterson to BB McCullum, 1 run, drops it short and he swivels and pulls to deep square leg

10.4

Peterson to BB McCullum, 1 run, comes forward and gently tucks it to fine leg

New Zealand 32/1   BB McCullum 17* (22b 3x4)
11.1

de Lange to BB McCullum, no run, 143 kph and McCullum goes a long way back and punches it to mid-off

11.2

de Lange to BB McCullum, 3 runs, fuller delivery and McCullum pushes it through the line and nearly gets a four to the long-off rope, Steyn does well to slide and cut it off

11.5

de Lange to BB McCullum, 2 runs, 146 kph, an exaggerated shuffle across the stumps and he clips it wide of square leg, McCullum's been very busy at the crease

11.6

de Lange to BB McCullum, no run, sharp bouncer down the leg side and he quickly gets out of the way

New Zealand 38/1   BB McCullum 22* (26b 3x4)
12.3

Peterson to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets across and tucks it to the on side

12.6

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, gets across and defends, the ball rolls on the pitch

New Zealand 41/1   BB McCullum 23* (28b 3x4)
13.2

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, goes back, waits for the turn and punches it to the off side

13.4

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets a hint of turn there and he cuts it to the off side

New Zealand 45/1   BB McCullum 25* (30b 3x4)
14.1

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, stays back and clips it to the on side

14.2

Peterson to BB McCullum, 1 run, clips it to the region of square leg

New Zealand 46/2   BB McCullum 26* (32b 3x4)
15.1

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, bowls it flat and he goes back and pulls to mid-on who's a bit deep, has to hurry the single

New Zealand 47/2   BB McCullum 27* (33b 3x4)
16.1

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, gets across and pushes it towards mid-off

16.2

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets across and clips it towards midwicket

16.5

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, no run, goes right across his stumps and defends to the off side

16.6

Tsotsobe to BB McCullum, 1 run, goes across his stumps early again to punch it off the back foot, down to long-off

New Zealand 50/2   BB McCullum 29* (37b 3x4)
17.1

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, skids through and he's hurried for pace as he gets an inside edge to the on side

17.2

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, stays back at the crease and knocks it to the off side

17.3

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, fuller and gets a bit of late inswing, he taps it back to the bowler

17.4

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, McCullum tries to slice that through the off side but he's hurried for pace again, ends up chopping it down the pitch

17.5

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, 139 kph, this time he gets forward and across to defend

17.6

Steyn to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets across and pulls on one leg to the leg side, had to position himself quickly to play that shot

New Zealand 51/2   BB McCullum 30* (43b 3x4)
18.1

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, drifts on middle and leg and defended to the on side

18.2

Peterson to BB McCullum, 2 runs, brings out the reverse sweep and not a bad result, Amla chases from short third man

18.3

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, gets well forward and defends down the track

18.4

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, gets across and defends to the on side

18.5

Peterson to BB McCullum, 1 run, stays back at the crease and plays a short arm pull down to long-on

New Zealand 54/2   BB McCullum 33* (48b 3x4)
19.1

Steyn to BB McCullum, FOUR, short and a trifle wide, excellent square cut that beats backward point and races away

19.2

Steyn to BB McCullum, FOUR, goes the other side this time, Steyn drifts on the body and he easily clips it away past the vacant spaces at square leg

19.3

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, 140 kph, good comeback by Steyn after thise two boundaries as he cramps him up for room outside off and nearly induces an edge

19.4

Steyn to BB McCullum, 1 run, skids through and he ends up chopping it towards mid-on, hurries the run

New Zealand 63/2   BB McCullum 42* (52b 5x4)
20.1

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, defends with soft hands down the track

20.2

Peterson to BB McCullum, FOUR, he muscled that! Peterson drifts down leg and McCullum went across his stumps early, cleared the front leg and bashed that past leg slip and down to fine leg

20.3

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, gets forward and defends with soft hands

20.4

Peterson to BB McCullum, no run, defended to the on side

20.5

Peterson to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets across and tucks it to short square leg

New Zealand 72/2   BB McCullum 47* (57b 6x4)
21.1

de Lange to BB McCullum, no run, full delivery outside off and he drives on the up towards mid-off

21.2

de Lange to BB McCullum, OUT, the change of bowling does the trick! Soft dismissal in the end, it was pitched up, McCullum looked to be driving straight but instead he got a leading edge that lobbed to backward point

BB McCullum c du Plessis b de Lange 47 (72m 59b 6x4 0x6) SR: 79.66

New Zealand 74/3   BB McCullum 47 (59b 6x4)
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