Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

0.1

Martin to Smith, 1 run, Martin sprays it full and wide straightaway, three slips in waiting, Smith pushes it wide of cover to ease off the mark

0.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, lands it outside off and gets it to bend back in after pitching, left alone

0.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, similar delivery, a touch shorter maybe but he still gets the inward movement to the keeper

0.4

Martin to Petersen, 2 runs, bowls that too full, searches for some swing and Petersen worked that wide of mid-off, bit of a chase there

0.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, came forward to drive but mistimed it towards mid-on

0.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, inside edge onto the pads but the fielders and Martin got quite excited

South Africa 3/0   CS Martin 1-0-3-0

2.1

Martin to Smith, no run, totally squared him up there! Over the wicket, pitched up, seams away, Smith was on the walk, candidate for a leading edge but he was beaten for pace and movement

2.2

Martin to Smith, no run, follows that up with a quick, full delivery, manages to squeeze it out

2.3

Martin to Smith, no run, gets some movement across the left-hander but it's a bit too wide

2.4

Martin to Smith, no run, another full delivery which he jams out to mid-off

2.5

Martin to Smith, no run, holds the length back but persists with the line, across Smith, he leaves it to the keeper

2.6

Martin to Smith, no run, moves it away again and van Wyk goes across and collects it almost in front of first slip

South Africa 4/0   CS Martin 2-1-3-0

4.1

Martin to Smith, 1 run, goes back at the crease and gently knocks it to the on side

4.2

Martin to Petersen, 1 run, drifts it into the right-hander and he clips him to the on side

4.3

Martin to Smith, 1 run, bangs it in short and he swivels and pulls to deep square leg

4.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, solidly defended on the front foot, he covered the movement well

4.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, pads up but it's too high, that swung and nipped back in and it hits his thigh, stifled appeal

4.6

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, the first of the Test, Martin sprays it too full and wide outside the off stump, Petersen eased forward and drove well wide of mid-off

South Africa 13/0   CS Martin 3-1-10-0

6.1

Martin to Amla, no run, bowls it full and Amla gets half forward and glides it down towards gully

6.2

Martin to Amla, no run, holds the length back and Amla shoulders arms quite close to the off stump

6.3

Martin to Amla, FOUR, he strays on the pads and that's criminal to Amla as he easily runs it down to fine leg

6.4

Martin to Amla, no run, another big appeal for a caught behind, this one nipped back in, clipped the top flap of the front pad and van Wyk was quite excited

6.5

Martin to Amla, 1 run, drives a full delivery and Gillespie dives at mid-on and misfields

6.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, a touch shorter in length and he gets across and defends

South Africa 21/1   CS Martin 4-1-15-0

18.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, full and swinging in, defended on the front foot to mid-off

18.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, commits forward and watchfully leaves it alone, good inward movement there

18.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, this time the ball straightens and Petersen watches it through to the keeper

18.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, Petersen was caught off guard by this one which swung in and nipped back in to trap him at the crease, just managed to fend it off

18.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets across his stumps and defends down the pitch

18.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, lands it a touch wide outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

South Africa 58/1   CS Martin 5-2-15-0

20.1

Martin to Amla, no run, drifts it inwards and he shuffles and clips it to midwicket

20.2

Martin to Amla, no run, stays back at the crease and knocks it back to the bowler

20.3

Martin to Amla, no run, bowls from slightly wide of the crease and he leaves it alone, hint of inward movement

20.4

Martin to Amla, no run, big inside edge and ouch! On the crotch, Amla's down on the pitch but he seems to be fine now, the swing tested him there

20.5

Martin to Amla, no run, good inswinger close to the blockhole, thick inside edge onto the boot

20.6

Martin to Amla, 1 run, attempts the same inswinging yorker and Amla drives inside out to the off side, didn't look his best there

South Africa 60/1   CS Martin 6-2-16-0

22.1

Martin to Amla, 1 run, that's short and Amla swivels and pulls but keeps it down to fine leg, played that pretty high on the bat

22.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, stays back and chops it to the off side

22.3

Martin to Petersen, 2 runs, a bit too straight and Petersen shuffles and clips it off his pads down to long leg, good work by Bracewell

22.4

Martin to Petersen, no run

22.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, he opens the face of the bat and steers it down to gully

22.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets forward and pushes it firmly down to mid-off

South Africa 64/1   CS Martin 7-2-19-0

24.1

Martin to Amla, 1 run, goes back and clips it with the angle down to fine leg

24.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets forward to a full delivery and drives to mid-off

24.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, lands it outside off and gets it to nip back in off the seam before reaching the keeper

24.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, swings it back in and he tucks it down to midwicket

24.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, nice inward movement off the seam again and safely left alone to the keeper

24.6

Martin to Petersen, 1 run, clips it with the angle down to mid-on

South Africa 73/1   CS Martin 8-2-21-0

40.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, Petersen was trying to leave that or something but the ball took the edge and bounced towards slip

40.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, a little wide of the crease and full, he gets across and leaves it alone

40.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, a little shorter in length and he's happy to leave it alone

40.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, very similar delivery and he gets across and shoulders arms again

40.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, makes him play this time and he gets across and defends with soft hands

40.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, full and swinging in, that's been Martin's stock delivery, leaves it alone to the keeper

South Africa 130/2   CS Martin 9-3-21-0

42.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, Martin gets the ball talking straightaway! Swings it in sharply and it hits the inside of the pad, the ball lobs to the off side, could have been missing leg

42.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets well forward and defends to the off side

42.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, swings it in full and he gets across and defends

42.4

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, he;s guilty of bowling it too short, a swivel and pull past midwicket

42.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, good bounce and carry to the keeper, bit of inward movement too

42.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, once again Petersen's good in defence, forward and behind the line

South Africa 140/2   CS Martin 10-3-25-0

44.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, that was a boundary ball hit straight to cover, half volley outside the off stump and driven off the middle of the bat

44.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets his front pad across and leaves it alone

44.3

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, tough chance! Petersen gets forward and across to drive a full delivery and gets a thick outside edge that just beats second slip to his right, that's his fifty as well

44.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, just holds the length back and Petersen is happy to leave it alone

44.5

Martin to Petersen, 1 run, swings it towards the pads and he turns the face of the bat and works it to fine leg

44.6

Martin to Duminy, FOUR, Martin bowls him a boundary ball, swings it away and lands it too full, Duminy ensured he got right behind that one to drive past mid-off

South Africa 149/2   CS Martin 11-3-34-0

46.1

Martin to Duminy, no run, bangs it in short and Duminy ducks under that one

46.2

Martin to Duminy, 1 run, a short cover would have been handy there, spooned drive on the front foot, cover runs across to pick it up

46.3

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, the fuller length's not working for Martin, swings it in and Petersen gets across and flicks it away wide of midwicket, picks the gap and Vettori dives in vain at the boundary

46.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, walks across the crease and defends it back to the bowler

46.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets across and stabs that to the off side

46.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets across to cover the line and defends

South Africa 154/2   CS Martin 12-3-39-0

48.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the off side

48.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, that's more the length, pitched up and swinging in, Petersen's sound in defence

48.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, this time he strays too wide outside off and short too, left alone

48.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets across and gets an inside edge onto his leg

48.5

Martin to Petersen, 1 run, swings it in and he shuffles and clips it down to fine leg

48.6

Martin to Duminy, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he works it down to fine leg

South Africa 156/2   CS Martin 13-3-41-0

50.1

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, bangs it in short, not enough pace to rattle Petersen who has all the time to swivel, roll the wrists and pull wide of square leg, Gillespie gave up trying to cut that off

50.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, a touch fuller and left alone to the keeper

50.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, lands it outside the off stump and he leaves it alone

50.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, shapes to drive straight and hard and Martin manages to get down and get a hand to it

50.5

Martin to Petersen, no run

50.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, comes well forward and defends, Petersen's getting nicely behind the line

South Africa 160/2   CS Martin 14-3-45-0

52.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, hits a good length and gets it to nip back in, left alone to the keeper

52.2

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, lovely drive, full and wide outside the off stump, Petersen gets beside the line and drives behind cover point, finds the big gap

52.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets across and pushes it softly down to mid-off

52.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, moves across and pushes it softly down to mid-off

52.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, swings it back in a bit late and induces an inside edge to the pads, few fielders got excited

52.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, moves across to cover the line and defend

South Africa 168/2   CS Martin 15-3-49-0

80.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, this is a wide loosener outside off and it gently passes the batsman's leave through to van Wyk

80.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, this is slightly shorter and slightly closer to off but Petersen is still not required to offer a stroke

80.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, this is full and angled into off stump, Petersen is tentative in getting forward and defends in skewed fashion to leg taking his bottom hand off

80.4

Martin to Petersen, 2 runs, full outside off and he leans into it and strikes it through the covers, not perfectly timed but he picks up a couple to move to 98

80.5

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, there it is! Petersen brings up his third Test hundred in fine style with a cracking cut off the back foot, it whistled away to the point boundary and Petersen beams in delight as his dressing room stands to applaud him, well played

80.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets forward and defends a good length ball on off

South Africa 252/2   CS Martin 16-3-55-0

82.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, gets forward and drives nicely but picks out McCullum at cover

82.2

Martin to Petersen, 1 run, Petersen gets forward and dabs into the space at cover point

82.3

Martin to Duminy, 1 run, gets forward and works it against the angle from off stump through fine leg

82.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, solidly forward and defends on off

82.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, this is full outside off and tails in a touch late but Petersen is forward again to cover the swing and defends firmly

82.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, good length ball on middle and off and Petersen waits to defend into the covers

South Africa 256/2   CS Martin 17-3-57-0

84.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, full outside off and driven to mid-off

84.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, short outside off and Petersen lets it go

84.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, this is very wide outside off and Petersen is happy to leave it alone, not much happening for New Zealand this morning, South Africa looking good to push on to a massive score

84.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, shifts the line and length closer to off and fuller, but Petersen will not be tempted

84.5

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, lovely stroke, short on off and it is bouncing high over his head but he gets his hands over the ball and rolls the wrists on a well-timed hook shot which races to the boundary at backward square

84.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, lets a good length ball outside off thud into the gloves of van Wyk

South Africa 270/2   CS Martin 18-3-61-0

86.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, full outside off and swings back in a touch but not enough to make Petersen consider any stroke other than the leave

86.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, defends a length ball outside off

86.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, Petersen gets forward and defends on off, he wants to settle in for the long haul

86.4

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, overpitched on middle and leg and Petersen plays a delectable flick off the pads through wide mid-on and it races away

86.5

Martin to Petersen, no run, full and wide outside off and he leaves it alone

86.6

Martin to Petersen, 2 runs, Petersen gets forward and defends with an open face through gully

South Africa 288/2   CS Martin 19-3-67-0

88.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, lets it go outside off

88.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, Petersen is again content to leave a good length ball outside off

88.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, they need to make Petersen play more as this is very wide outside off

88.4

Martin to Petersen, no run, Petersen is finally pressed into using his bat as he gets forward on off to deadbat

88.5

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, cracking straight drive races past the mid-off fielder, it was full outside off and he punched it with supreme timing

88.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, loud lbw appeal, and New Zealand are reviewing. It was a good length ball outside off and nipped back in to hit him high on the back leg, looked like it may have also struck him outside the line of off. Seems to be a desperate review from New Zealand, and Hawk-Eye shows none of the three markers lighting up in red. Complete waste there

South Africa 292/2   CS Martin 20-3-71-0

90.1

Martin to Duminy, no run, angling across the left-hander and he resists any temptation to chase after it

90.2

Martin to Duminy, no run, this is on off and he inside edges the attempted drive towards midwicket

90.3

Martin to Duminy, no run, full on leg and he squeezes it out towards mid-on

90.4

Martin to Duminy, no run, banged in on off and angling across, Duminy shaped up to hook but wisely withdrew from the stroke at the last moment and dropped the hands, that hook would have been impossible to control with the angle

90.5

Martin to Duminy, no run, full outside off and he drives firmly towards mid-off, still can't find that elusive single

90.6

Martin to Duminy, no run, big lbw appeal, Richard Kettleborough shakes his head immediately, it pitched outside leg before beating the flick and hitting the pad in line with leg stump, nervous times for Duminy

South Africa 298/2   CS Martin 21-4-71-0

110.1

Martin to de Villiers, 1 run, very full outside off and driven out to deep cover

110.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, lets a good length ball outside off pass him by

110.3

Martin to Petersen, FOUR, overpitched half-volley on the pads is clipped away through wide mid-on to bring up his 150, Petersen has played very well and will want to make this a double

110.4

Martin to Petersen, 3 runs, half-volley again but this time outside off and it is driven firmly out of the middle of the bat into the covers

110.5

Martin to de Villiers, 1 run, short outside off and he goes back and punches into the deep

110.6

Martin to Petersen, 1 run, gets forward to defend softly towards mid-on and they rush through for a quick single

South Africa 353/3   CS Martin 22-4-81-0

112.1

Martin to de Villiers, no run, gets forward to a full ball on off, defends with soft hands and thinks of a quick single before yelling 'no!'

112.2

Martin to de Villiers, no run, full outside off and he lets it go

112.3

Martin to de Villiers, 2 runs, worked through the gap at square leg after moving across his stumps

112.4

Martin to de Villiers, no run, short outside off and AB tries to play his one-day dab using the hands, gets good bat on it but Guptill in the slips dives well to prevent it getting past

112.5

Martin to de Villiers, 1 run, short outside off and AB plays a nice drive on the up through the covers

112.6

Martin to Petersen, no run, full outside off and jammed out down the pitch

South Africa 356/3   CS Martin 23-4-84-0

114.1

Martin to Petersen, no run, full outside off and driven to mid-off

114.2

Martin to Petersen, no run, short outside off and Petersen mistimes the cut into the off side

114.3

Martin to Petersen, no run, good length ball outside off and drives with the inner half of the bat towards mid-on

114.4

Martin to Petersen, OUT, lbw! Petersen has to go, he isn't going to review this, it was full on off and nipped back into middle and off, Petersen tried to flick across the line and missed, struck dead in front, Kettleborough didn't take too long to raise the finger and Petersen walks off to a round of applause, any talk about his place being in doubt has been well and truly silenced

AN Petersen lbw b Martin 156 (503m 335b 19x4 1x6) SR: 46.56

114.5

Martin to Rudolph, no run, plays his first ball into the covers, full outside off

114.6

Martin to Rudolph, 2 runs, full outside off and it is played through the gully region as Rudloph opens his account with a scampered couple

South Africa 364/4   CS Martin 24-4-86-1

116.1

Martin to de Villiers, 1 run, short outside off and punched into the covers

116.2

Martin to Rudolph, no run, half-volley outside off and Rudolph lays into a square drive but picks out point

116.3

Martin to Rudolph, no run

116.4

Martin to Rudolph, no run, very wide outside off and he lets it go again

116.5

Martin to Rudolph, no run, angling across the left-hander, Rudolph moves across and works it to mid-on

116.6

Martin to Rudolph, no run, defends a good length ball on off down the pitch

South Africa 366/4   CS Martin 25-4-87-1

118.1

Martin to Rudolph, no run, lets it go outside off as it angles across him

118.2

Martin to Rudolph, 1 run, full outside off and worked towards mid-on softly allowing them to scamper through

118.3

Martin to de Villiers, no run, walks forward and way across his stumps, he defends a good length ball on off with an open face

118.4

Martin to de Villiers, FOUR, short ball on off sits up and a player of de Villiers' class won't miss out on those, pulls with ferocity through square leg and out to the fence

118.5

Martin to de Villiers, 2 runs, full outside off, de Villiers turns it into a half-volley on the pads by moving well across his stumps again and flicks it away through square leg

118.6

Martin to de Villiers, OUT, bowled! AB was tentative in getting forward to a good length ball outside off which nipped back in a touch, played away from the pad and got a thick inside edge which cannoned into leg stump

AB de Villiers b Martin 38 (103m 69b 3x4 0x6) SR: 55.07

South Africa 381/5   CS Martin 26-4-94-2

120.1

Martin to Boucher, no run, lets a wide ball outside off go, Boucher avoids the golden duck!

120.2

Martin to Boucher, no run, plays around his pad and inside edges the drive to mid-on

120.3

Martin to Boucher, no run, gets forward on off to defend towards mid-on

120.4

Martin to Boucher, no run, defends once more on off stump

120.5

Martin to Boucher, no run, driven back to the bowler, who diverts it towards mid-off

120.6

Martin to Boucher, no run, Boucher again is forward to defend, end of a probing over from Martin

South Africa 383/5   CS Martin 27-5-94-2

122.1

Martin to Rudolph, no run, full outside off and he can't time the drive well as it goes to mid-off

122.2

Martin to Rudolph, 1 run, worked off the pads into the leg side

122.3

Martin to Boucher, no run, gets forward and plays to mid-on

122.4

Martin to Boucher, no run, drives nicely but finds the fielder at cover

122.5

Martin to Boucher, no run, lets it go outside off, comes back in a touch but not enough to worry Boucher

122.6

Martin to Boucher, no run, driven firmly into the off side but again can't beat the fielders

South Africa 387/5   CS Martin 28-5-95-2
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New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Mar 23-27, 2012
Match drawn
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Mar 27, 2012

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