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11.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, back of a length again and rising outside off, AB shoulders arms

11.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, nips back a touch from outside off on a length, AB jabs down his bat at it

11.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, that teasing line outside off again, comes in a touch, AB leaves it alone, that wasn't far from off

11.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 2 runs, bowls it fuller and right on the stumps, he drives it in between Kallis and the stumps to get off the mark

11.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, FOUR, goes for the slash to this short delivery wide outside off, and gets it over the infield for a boundary in the deep point region

South Africa 39/3   AB de Villiers 6* (5b 1x4)

13.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, full and on the pads, flicked in the air down to fine leg

South Africa 52/3   AB de Villiers 7* (6b 1x4)

14.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, adjusts for the late away movement that Sami is getting, playing it late off the back foot towards cover

14.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, lovely delivery, had AB feeling for it outside the off stump, he limply hung his bat at it as it tailed away, Adnan went up for the catch, Sami did so half-heartedly, the slip cordon didn't, the umpire thinks there was no edge involved, replays seem to indicate some sound as ball passed bat

14.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, on the stumps this time, played late again down the track off the back foot

14.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, strays way down the leg side in his quest for the away movement, batsman misses out on the nudge

14.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, FOUR, creams this through extra cover and mid off, take that, it was full outside off and AB leant into the drive

14.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 2 runs, goes on side this time, Sami serves it up on the legs, and he drives through mid wicket

South Africa 60/3   AB de Villiers 13* (12b 2x4)

16.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, FOUR, short and wide, deserves to be put away, and AB does it in style, cuts it away in front of point for a boundary

16.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, better line and length this time, into the body from back of a length, plays it in front of midwicket and skips across for a quick single

South Africa 69/3   AB de Villiers 18* (14b 3x4)

18.1

Younis Khan to de Villiers, no run, gets some away swing outside off, AB mistimes the drive to extra cover

18.2

Younis Khan to de Villiers, no run, gentle length delivery outside off, left alone gently

18.3

Younis Khan to de Villiers, no run, fuller this time, but gentle stuff nevertheless, head right on top of ball as he defende

18.4

Younis Khan to de Villiers, no run, looks to smash this one through the covers but has no pace to work with outside off, and hits it into the ground

18.5

Younis Khan to de Villiers, 1 run, straighter this time, gets across and turns it behind square

South Africa 83/3   AB de Villiers 19* (19b 3x4)

19.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, moves away from back of a length outside off, not enough temptation there to lure the batsman

19.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, a touch fuller this time outside off, but AB leaves it alone again

19.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, homes in on off stump this time, he gets half-forward and defends

19.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, much fuller, almost yorker length on middle, AB brings his bat down hard on it and it goes high in the air to Gul's right, but he plucks it out as if it were a harmless fruit, and then goes back to his bowling mark

19.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, the inward movement from outside off has him in some bother here, as he misses the line and is hit on the pads, but way outside off

19.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, left alone outside off stump

South Africa 83/3   AB de Villiers 19* (25b 3x4)

21.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, good line outside off stump, no movement this time, left alone

21.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, some inward movement this time, but after it passed the batsman outside off, it dies down too on Adnan, he is having a rough time

21.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, thwack! AB gets forward and slams this half volley through covers for a boundary, no one moved, cover in fact had his hands on his knees as it sped past him

21.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, reverts to back of a length, back foot defence from AB down the pitch

21.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, this one gets really big on AB on the off stump, he jumps up in the air and keeps it down in front of midwicket, and whats more, even picks up a run, neatly done

South Africa 94/3   AB de Villiers 24* (30b 4x4)

22.1

Younis Khan to de Villiers, no run, back of a length from Younis outside off, defended back down to him, he picks it up in his followthrough

22.2

Younis Khan to de Villiers, FOUR, Pakistan are letting the advantage slip, Younis serves up short and wide gift outside off, and is smashed through covers for another boundary

22.3

Younis Khan to de Villiers, 1 no ball, bowls it fuller this time, driven to short extra cover, and Younis oversteps,

22.3

Younis Khan to de Villiers, 1 run, brings up the 100 with a booming drive that flies towards cover, who fails to stop it cleanly and concedes some runs

South Africa 100/3   AB de Villiers 29* (34b 5x4)

23.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, well bowled, effort ball from Gul, rises up from back of a length outside off, and beats him on the forward prod

23.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, fuller this time, and on the stumps, driven down without power or timing to mid off

23.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, gets right forward and defends this length delivery towards cover

23.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, creamed away through cover, it was short and wide outside off, and asking to be hit, SA are in the mood to oblige

23.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, better this time from the bowler, back of a length making him play, he hurriedly defends down the pitch

23.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, in the zone outside off, and coming in just a shade, gets forward and shoulders arms

South Africa 108/3   AB de Villiers 33* (40b 6x4)

25.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, strarts off proceedings with a fullish delivery outside off, driven down to mid off

25.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, bowls it in the channel outside off on a length, he shoulders arms

25.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, coming in a touch off the seam from a length outside off, but not that close to off stump to make him play

25.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, plays this full ball angled into him in front of midwicket and takes off for the single, the throw hits the stumps at the non-striker's, but AB is well in

South Africa 115/3   AB de Villiers 34* (44b 6x4)

26.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pushed out to cover off the front foot

26.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes down the track and plays this flat ball down the track

26.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, again he skips down the pitch, Rehman shortens the length, he can only defend

26.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, on the leg stump, played out to forward short leg

26.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, slower through the air and outside off, waits for it to come on and pushes out towards cover

26.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, quicker and on the stumps, punched back to the bowler off the back foot

South Africa 119/3   AB de Villiers 34* (50b 6x4)

27.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, goes wide of the crease and angles this length delivery in, AB pushes down the track off the back foot

27.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 2 runs, makes room to cut this rising delivery to the left of sweeper for a couple

27.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, too wide outside the off stump to end the over, left alone without fuss

South Africa 122/3   AB de Villiers 36* (53b 6x4)

29.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, full outside off, crashed away off the front foot but cannot beat extra cover

29.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 2 runs, doesn't get hold of this short ball on middle, and pulls it in the air just over midwicket, AB is not happy with that shot

29.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, lets this one outside off go through to the keeper, there is not much movement now, and the ball is coming on nicely to the bat, ominous signs for the bowlers

29.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, gets some inward movement off the seam, but starting a touch wide outside off, and allows him to shoulder arms

29.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, gets forward and taps this length delivery into covers for a single to bring up the 100 partnership

South Africa 133/3   AB de Villiers 39* (58b 6x4)

30.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, on the leg stump, turned away fine on the on side but slip cuts off all thoughts of the single

30.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, shorter this time, but on leg stump again, worked away to midwicket

30.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched off the back foot to extra cover

30.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed down to long off

South Africa 134/3   AB de Villiers 40* (62b 6x4)

31.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, perseveres with the line in the channel outside off, a touch shorter in length, left alone

31.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, back of a length outside off, jabbed away to gully off the back foot

31.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, more back of a length stuff outside off from Tanveer, good consistency, as this one came in a tad after pitching, left alone again

31.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, fuller this time, his bat turns in his hands as he looks to drive through mid off, the resultant inside edge takes it to mid on

31.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 2 runs, gets it in the slot outside off, and drives in textbook fashion past extra cover, sweeper tidies up

31.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, he goes back to back of a length, but gets it to start wide outside off, and it moves further away, no need to play at it

South Africa 136/3   AB de Villiers 42* (68b 6x4)

32.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pushed back to the bowler

32.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, right on the money on middle stump, defended off the front foot

32.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, opens the face a touch to drive this full delivery to long off

South Africa 138/3   AB de Villiers 43* (71b 6x4)

33.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 no ball, a hardworking Tanveer oversteps as he looks to be in the channel outside off on a good length, gets some inward shape off the seam too

33.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, walks across and outside off to turn this length delivery into the on side for a single

33.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 no ball, oversteps again, it was dug in short outside off, and it came back in off the seam as AB had to hop in the air to keep it down, he is tiring here

33.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, strays on the leg stump from back of a length, worked away square

33.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, driven to extra cover off the front foot, it was full outside off

33.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 3 runs, what a shot! he just seemed to push at this fullish delivery outside off, and it went in the gap between extra cover and mid off, who had to chase it about a foot short of the ropes to pull it back in

South Africa 148/3   AB de Villiers 48* (77b 6x4)

34.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, quicker and flatter, played out into the onside

34.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, FOUR, strays on the pads again, he gets it really fine with a neat tickle to bring up his 50

34.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets some turn this time from leg stump, goes on the back foot to defend to forward short leg

South Africa 154/3   AB de Villiers 52* (80b 7x4)

35.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, on the money on off stump, played back to the bowler off the front foot

35.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, strays on the pads, flicked away to deep square leg

South Africa 156/3   AB de Villiers 53* (82b 7x4)

36.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, going in on leg with the angle, played out to forward short leg

36.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, on middle this time, defended down the track off the front foot

36.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tossed up a bit on leg, played out in front of forward short leg

36.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, fuller delivery swept away to fine leg

South Africa 161/3   AB de Villiers 54* (86b 7x4)

37.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, in the zone outside off, gets forward and defends towards cover

37.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, dug in too wide outside off and going further away, left alone

37.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, hops across outside his off stump to this back of a length delivery which is still wide enough for him to leave it alone

37.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, better line this time, much fuller, opens the face of the bat to turn it to backward point

South Africa 162/3   AB de Villiers 55* (90b 7x4)

38.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, turning just a bit from off, goes on the back foot and whips it to mid on

38.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 2 runs, eased into the gap through midwicket, it was tossed up on leg stump

38.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 2 runs, going down the leg side, turned past the diving man there at wide leg slip / backward short leg

South Africa 170/3   AB de Villiers 60* (93b 7x4)

40.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets forward to this tossed up ball outside off, and defends down the track

40.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, again right forward in defence is AB to a ball on middle

40.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, quicker on off stump, pushed out towards extra cover off the front foot

40.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, skips down the track, Rehman sees him coming, bowls it flatter, he is hit on the pads, but is too far down the track for the umpire to uphold that leg before appeal, was there some bat on it, if there wasn't it was hitting middle of middle and leg

40.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, slower and flighted up, pushed down the track

40.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 2 runs, punched off the back foot down to long off

South Africa 176/3   AB de Villiers 62* (99b 7x4)

42.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tossed up on off, played down the track

42.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pushed back to the bowler

42.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, down the leg stump, played down back to the keeper

42.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, goes back and punches this tossed up ball to cover

42.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, defended off the front foot

42.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, some bounce off a length on middle, but no turn, punched back to Rehman

South Africa 176/3   AB de Villiers 62* (105b 7x4)

43.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, on a length outside off, looks to run it in to the gap between slip and gully, but it goes straight to the man at gully

43.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, pitched up fuller this time, gets some bounce too, left alone

43.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, sticks to that length just outside off, AB shoulders arms again, Sami has come back well in the last couple of overs

43.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, coming in on off with the angle, goes deep in the crease to push it down the track

South Africa 177/3   AB de Villiers 62* (109b 7x4)

45.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, short and wide outside off, slapped away to sweeper cover

45.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, taps this back of a length ball and takes a quick single as cover is a bit deep

South Africa 180/3   AB de Villiers 64* (111b 7x4)

46.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, full on the leg stump, reaches out to defend back to the bowler

46.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tossed up on off, gets forward and defends

46.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, this one rushed on after pitching on off, he gets bat and pad close together and defends

46.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, fuller in length on the middle stump line, he pushes out in to the of side

46.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets an inside edge to this quick delivery that goes behind forward short leg

46.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, floated up slower through the air, forward press from AB

South Africa 180/3   AB de Villiers 64* (117b 7x4)

47.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, back of a length outside off, he goes back and dead bats

47.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, played out in the gap towards midwicket for another single

47.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, played late to gully from back of a length outside off

47.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, there is absolutely nothing now in this surface for the bowlers, as another effort back of a length delivery is defended without any problem

South Africa 183/3   AB de Villiers 65* (121b 7x4)

48.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, slower through the air, defended down the track

48.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, went for the paddle sweep to this flat delivery on middle stump, he was struck on the pads, huge shout for leg before turned down, he looked a goner there, replays show it hitting middle, lucky for AB, didn't look like there was any inside edge

48.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tries to go for the conventional sweep this time, is beaten

South Africa 188/3   AB de Villiers 65* (124b 7x4)

50.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets forward and defends outside off

50.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, shorter this time, punched down to long off

50.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes on the back foot and whips this shortish delivery to the left of mid on

South Africa 197/3   AB de Villiers 67* (127b 7x4)

51.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, punched through extra cover

51.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, gets half forward and defends this length ball outside off

51.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, gets forward to this length delivery outside off and taps it into the covers for a single, and the 200 is up for South Africa

South Africa 200/3   AB de Villiers 69* (130b 7x4)

52.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, SIX, down the track skips AB, he has been looking to do this for quite some time now, and lifts him high over long on for a six, good clean hit

52.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, bowls it a tad shorter this time, slower too, AB defends back to the bowler

52.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, angled into the pads, played back down the track

52.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, nicely flighted up on middle, gets some bounce, he defends off the front foot

52.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes on the back foot and pings deepish mid on

South Africa 207/3   AB de Villiers 76* (135b 7x4 1x6)

53.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, hops across outside off and defends this back of a length ball towards cover

53.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, driven hard but straight to extra cover

53.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, dug in short but down the leg side, he does not go for the pull

53.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, fuller on the stumps, driven to mid on

53.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, remains on the back foot and punches this back of a length ball to extra cover

53.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, punched down to mid off this time, it was again back of a length outside off from Gul

South Africa 207/3   AB de Villiers 76* (141b 7x4 1x6)

54.2

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, flat outside the off stump, punched back to the bowler

54.3

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, floated up outside off, defended off the front foot

54.4

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, pushed down the track

54.5

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, FOUR, shot! it was fuller outside off, he got to the pitch and drove it in the gap between extra cover and mid off for a boundary, all along the ground

54.6

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, turned away to midwicket, and that will be tea on the first day

South Africa 212/3   AB de Villiers 80* (146b 8x4 1x6)

56.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, shortish and outside off, punched down to long off

South Africa 213/4   AB de Villiers 81* (147b 8x4 1x6)

57.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, driven to extra cover off the front foot, it was bowled full outside off stump

57.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, short and wide, carved away to sweeper cover

57.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, FOUR, boom! smashes this half volley outside off into the gap between mid off and extra cover, and it crashes into the boundary

57.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, gets on his toes and pushes this back of a length delivery to sweeper cover for a single

South Africa 225/4   AB de Villiers 87* (151b 9x4 1x6)

58.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, comes forward to this tossed up ball and drives down to long off

South Africa 226/4   AB de Villiers 88* (152b 9x4 1x6)

59.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, tip and run, goes AB in front of cover, to a short of a good length ball

South Africa 231/4   AB de Villiers 89* (153b 9x4 1x6)

60.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, on the off stump, played out to cover

60.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, lunges well forward to defend this tossed up ball outside off

60.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, quicker this time, again outside off, comes forward in defence

60.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, similar line, similar length, same shot, forward defence

60.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes on the back foot and hits this shortish one down to long on

South Africa 232/4   AB de Villiers 90* (158b 9x4 1x6)

61.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, looks to come forward to this length delivery outside off, and then decides to let it go at the last instant

61.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, goes for the cut, but doesn't get the timing, and underedges it on the bounce to slip

61.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, fuller on the leg stump, he plays it out to midwicket

61.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, he has bowled exceptionally on his debut this man, another one in the zone outside off and AB leaves it alone after getting his front leg across

61.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, sprays it wide outside off, AB throws his bat at it, but gets an underedge again, over the keeper this time, slip runs across to field

South Africa 233/4   AB de Villiers 91* (163b 9x4 1x6)

62.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, bit of turn outside the off stump for Rehman, played out to cover off the back foot

62.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets well forward and pushes this flatter one on off down the track

62.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes down the track but Rehman shortens the length, and he defends towards the off side

62.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched back down the track to the bowler

62.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, goes straight on after pitching on off, he gets an inside edge towards the on side

62.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, shorter and quicker, played back down the pitch

South Africa 233/4   AB de Villiers 91* (169b 9x4 1x6)

64.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tossed up on leg, turned to midwicket

64.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flatter on the stumps, defended off the front foot

64.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched to the man at short mid off

64.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, flighted a bit, gets forward and drives down to long on

South Africa 234/4   AB de Villiers 92* (173b 9x4 1x6)

65.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, fuller, just outside off, searching for some reverse swing, driven down to mid on

65.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, digs it short into the batsman, and AB does well to fend it down in the region of backward square leg

South Africa 239/4   AB de Villiers 93* (175b 9x4 1x6)

66.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, turning away from the leg stump, pushed back off the front foot down the track

66.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump, driven down the ground to long on

66.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flighted outside off, he reaches out to defend it

66.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, short outside off, punched away to Misbah at extra cover who dives and picks up the ball

South Africa 244/4   AB de Villiers 95* (179b 9x4 1x6)

67.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, bang on target, played down the track, Gul lets rip with a throw after fielding the ball on his followthrough, it just about misses AB, and it goes for four overthrows, and AB moves to 99

67.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, gets to his 11th Test hundred with a nudge towards midwicket off a length delivery, takes off his helmet and raises his bat to acknowledge the cheers, it's his first century against Pakistan

South Africa 249/4   AB de Villiers 100* (181b 10x4 1x6)

68.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, he's done this many times today, and does so again, skips down the track, the ball isn't there for the shot, and defends

68.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, played down the track

68.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pads up to this delivery outside off stump, and is hit on the pads, they belt out an appeal but they are not getting that one

68.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, played back down the track, it was quicker and on the stumps

68.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched away to short extra cover off the back foot

68.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets forward and across, and defends into the off side

South Africa 253/4   AB de Villiers 100* (187b 10x4 1x6)

70.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, flighted outside off, defended off the front foot

70.2

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, turns in a touch from outside off, punched away to long on

South Africa 256/4   AB de Villiers 101* (189b 10x4 1x6)

71.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tossed up around off, patted back down the pitch

71.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, played down to long on off the back foot

71.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flat and quick on off, he gets forward and defends this one

71.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, ripper, out of nowhere, this one turned, and bounced outside off stump, and beat AB completely on the forward press, they need more of those

South Africa 262/4   AB de Villiers 102* (193b 10x4 1x6)

73.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, now AB skips down the track, has no room or flight to work with and pushes down the track

73.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

South Africa 265/4   AB de Villiers 103* (195b 10x4 1x6)

76.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, punched down the ground to long on off the back foot

South Africa 270/5   AB de Villiers 104* (196b 10x4 1x6)

77.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, reaches out to defend to short mid off

77.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, again pushes well forward to defend down the track

77.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flat on the stumps, well forward in defence is AB

South Africa 276/5   AB de Villiers 104* (199b 10x4 1x6)

78.5

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, goes forward and plays it with the turn down to long on

South Africa 278/5   AB de Villiers 105* (200b 10x4 1x6)

79.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pushed through the air flat, punched down the pitch

79.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, comes down the track and drives to long on

South Africa 279/5   AB de Villiers 106* (202b 10x4 1x6)

80.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, pushed back down the track

80.2

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, driven to extra cover off the front foot

80.3

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, FOUR, serves up a full toss on the leg stump, and he drives it for a boundary all along the ground past a despairing dive by the long on fielder

80.4

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, played out towards forward short leg

80.5

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, defended off the inside edge into the on side

80.6

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, on off stump, pushed back down the track

South Africa 283/5   AB de Villiers 110* (208b 11x4 1x6)

81.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, skips down the pitch, and defends back to the bowler

81.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flighted this time just a shade, defended off the front foot

81.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, punched down to long on off the back foot

South Africa 285/5   AB de Villiers 111* (211b 11x4 1x6)

82.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, homes in off stump from a length, pushed off the front foot into the covers for a single

South Africa 286/5   AB de Villiers 112* (212b 11x4 1x6)

83.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 3 runs, pitches it full this time, and AB drives down the ground, there is no mid off and they take three as extra cover chases

South Africa 297/5   AB de Villiers 115* (213b 11x4 1x6)

84.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, short outside off, slapped away to extra cover

84.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, half volley outside off, he can't beat extra cover with the front foot drive

84.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, outside off on a length, patted down the track off the back foot

South Africa 301/5   AB de Villiers 115* (216b 11x4 1x6)

85.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, goes for the drive off the front foot, but cannot beat extra cover yet again

85.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, strays down the leg side, he does so at least once each over

85.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, gets a bit of extra bounce from back of a length on the stumps, played down with soft hands in to the on side for a quick single

South Africa 303/5   AB de Villiers 116* (219b 11x4 1x6)

86.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, 135.8 kmph bouncer, saw AB standing outside his crease, and gave him the treatment, he saw it coming, and ducked underneath

86.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, that short ball seems to have worked, he could have easily dragged this one onto the stumps, as he went hard at it

South Africa 304/5   AB de Villiers 117* (221b 11x4 1x6)

87.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, back of a a length on leg stump, tucked away off the pads to square leg

South Africa 305/5   AB de Villiers 118* (222b 11x4 1x6)

88.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, more back of a length, this time from Gul, gets across and pushes down the pitch

88.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, similar line and length, he is watchfully defending off the back foot, getting outside off to cover the line of the ball

88.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, outside the off stump on a length, left alone

88.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, presses forward in defence, point is pretty deep, and they have enough time to take the single

South Africa 310/5   AB de Villiers 119* (226b 11x4 1x6)

89.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, thuds into the bat off the pitch, he was pushing forward in defence, it hit the upper part of the blade

89.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, presses forward to push this one outside off down the track

89.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, huge appeal for leg before, but there was an even bigger inside edge onto pad as he pushed forward in defence

89.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, skips forward, he bowls it flatter, the batsman is hit on the pads

89.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, bolws it shorter, punched down to long on

South Africa 311/5   AB de Villiers 120* (231b 11x4 1x6)

90.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, starts off from the opposite end from which he got all his wickets yesterday, with a delivery full outside off, AB mistimes the drive

90.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, on a length outside off, gets watchfully forward in defence

90.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, bowls it on the stumps this time, gets a bit of shape into the batsman, he drives to midwicket

90.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, angles it in on the stumps, letting out a loud grunt as he delivers the ball, defended off the front foot

90.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, a touch wider of of stump this time, bit of bounce too, he shoulders arms

90.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, some inward movement off the seam from outside off, comes forward and gets an inside edge towards midwicket

South Africa 311/5   AB de Villiers 120* (237b 11x4 1x6)

92.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, gets right forward to this fullish delivery just outside off, pushes it in front of cover, and they steal a quick single

South Africa 312/5   AB de Villiers 121* (238b 11x4 1x6)

93.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, comes forward and pushes this length ball towards mid off

93.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, length delivery outside off, defended with an open face to point

93.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, a touch shorter this time outside off, more bounce for Gul, he gets across and then decides to leave it alone

93.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, coming in with the angle on off from a length, he meets the ball with a straight defensive bat, solidly defended

93.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, drags this one wide outside off stump, AB is not interested

93.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, superbly driven off the front foot, getting to the pitch of this full delivery outside off, and easing it into the gap through covers

South Africa 320/5   AB de Villiers 125* (244b 12x4 1x6)

95.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, on a length outside off, nicely behind the line as he defends this off the back foot

95.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, looking to remain on the back foot, it was pitched much fuller this time, and he pushed it back down the track

95.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, shuffles across and tucks this back of a length ball into the gap at midwicket for a single

South Africa 321/5   AB de Villiers 126* (247b 12x4 1x6)

96.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, wide outside the off stump on a length, no need to have a go at those, left alone

96.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, comes in from a length outside off, he waits for the movement and then plays it behind square for a single

South Africa 326/5   AB de Villiers 127* (249b 12x4 1x6)

97.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, in the zone outside off on a length, pushed into the gap at covers for a comfortable single

South Africa 332/5   AB de Villiers 128* (250b 12x4 1x6)

98.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, sprays it wide outside off stump, too far away from the batsman who shoulders arms

98.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, sticking to the wide outside off line, left alone again

98.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, short and wide, cut away fiercely to point, where Shafiq makes up for his misfield a couple of overs go, and dives to save a certain boundary

98.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, ooh! this one came back in a ling way from a length outside off, he was already forward and brought his bat in front of pad to work it to mid on, they went for the quick single, the throw missed the stumps at the non-striker's

South Africa 339/5   AB de Villiers 129* (254b 12x4 1x6)

99.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, gets to the pitch of this full delivery outside off, and drives without power to mid off

99.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, banged in short, but it goes down the leg side with the angle from over the wicket

99.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, he is not looking comfortable with these short balls, as he ungainly weaves out of the line of this bouncer on leg stump, Umar lets him know what he thinks about it

99.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, another short ball on the leg stump, this time he plays it down in front of square and gets off the strike

South Africa 340/5   AB de Villiers 130* (258b 12x4 1x6)

101.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, Gul persists with the bouncer to AB, but it bounces high over the batsman's head

101.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, has him hopping this time with a well-directed short delivery, he gets behind the line, and defends

101.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, goes a touch outside off this time, comes in from back of a good length, defended down the track off the back foot

101.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, goes on his toes to keep another back of a length ball on the stumps down

101.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, has him pinned on the back foot, gets this one to straighten from around off, extra bounce gets the edge as AB hangs his bat at it, the ball flies just wide of Younis at slip, Gul can't believe it

101.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, dabs this short of a good length delivery in front of point and takes a single to retain strike

South Africa 346/6   AB de Villiers 135* (264b 13x4 1x6)

102.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, short and wide, he smashes it to short extra cover, Azhar Ali fails to field cleanly

102.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, full in length outside off, driven with a bit of inside edge back to the bowler, who gets a hand to it and it goes towards mid on

102.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, gets across and outside off to this widish length delivery and lets it go in the end

102.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, bowls it fuller this time, searching for that swing, does not get it this time, dug out to short extra cover

102.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, this one came in alright, from outside off, he came forward and pushed out to short extra cover with an open face to cover for the movement

102.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, nipping back in from short of a good length, tucked with the angled towards square leg

South Africa 347/6   AB de Villiers 136* (270b 13x4 1x6)

103.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, and gets some away movement going straightaway, from a length outside off, left alone

103.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, well bowled, coming in with the angle from round the wicket, and then moving away with good bounce as AB shoulders arms

103.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, good line around off stump, he comes forward, taps into the covers for a quick single

South Africa 348/6   AB de Villiers 137* (273b 13x4 1x6)

104.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, full pitched ball outside off, slammed down to mid off

104.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, digs in the short delivery into the body, comes slowly off the wicket, pulled away through square leg

South Africa 353/6   AB de Villiers 138* (275b 13x4 1x6)

105.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, bowls if full on the stumps, driven back straight, too straight in fact, as it hits the stumps at the non-striker's, Sami looked to get his hands to the ball, but missed, they looked t go for the run as it ricocheted in to the on side, but Sami hared after the ball to nip such dangerous thoughts in the bud

105.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, he is bowling with his tail up today, angled into the stumps, pacy delivery, worked away down to fine leg

South Africa 354/6   AB de Villiers 139* (277b 13x4 1x6)

106.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, FOUR, sits up outside off from back of a length, he pounces on it and pulls it to the right of mid on for a boundary, picked up the length very early

106.2

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, in the zone outside off, looking for some away movement, left alone

106.3

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, FOUR, just pushes at this full delivery outside off with a straight bat, and it rushed past the bowler in between the stumps and the non-striker down the ground for four, what a shot! what a push in fact

106.4

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, no run, some away shape off the seam outside the off stump, he shoulders arms

106.5

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, FOUR, gets across to work this back of a length ball off his hips through midwicket for a boundary, and brings up his 150, raises his bat in acknowledgment, he has batted well on a difficult pitch

106.6

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, played to the right of mid on for a single to retain strike

South Africa 367/6   AB de Villiers 152* (283b 16x4 1x6)

107.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, comes on the front foot and pushes this length delivery in front of cover, and off they go for the single

South Africa 368/6   AB de Villiers 153* (284b 16x4 1x6)

108.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flat on off stump, defended off the front foot

108.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes down the track and defends down the track as Rehman pulls back the length

108.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, played down the ground to long on off the back foot

South Africa 369/6   AB de Villiers 154* (287b 16x4 1x6)

109.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, Sami continues to get movement away from the batsman, who shoulders arms outside off

109.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, gets forward and defends this length delivery into the off side

109.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, gets his bat in front of pad to push this ball on the leg stump to mid on

109.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, short this time outside off, hit to the man at sweeper for a single

South Africa 370/6   AB de Villiers 155* (291b 16x4 1x6)

110.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flighted on the leg stump, defended to forward short leg off the inside edge

110.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched away to midwicket, it was short around middle

110.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, reaches out to smother this full delivery on off down the track

110.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, bit of bounce on leg, played towards forward short leg off bat and pad

110.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched off the back foot down the track

110.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, bowls it slower on off this time, watchfully forward in defence is AB

South Africa 370/6   AB de Villiers 155* (297b 16x4 1x6)

111.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, this one went on with the angle, hitting him on the pads, but that was going down the leg side, and the loud appeal is turned down

111.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, in the zone outside off stump, defended off the front foot

111.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, covers for the away movement off this fullish delivery outside off, and drives but extra cover dives and saves some runs

111.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 2 runs, straight on the stumps from back of a length, goes on the back foot to tuck it away square

111.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, moving away after pitching on a length outside off, he watches it go through to Adnan, the Sami Adnan combo

South Africa 373/6   AB de Villiers 157* (302b 16x4 1x6)

112.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes on the back foot and whips this one outside off down to long on

South Africa 379/6   AB de Villiers 158* (303b 16x4 1x6)

113.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, gets across and outside off to cover for the away movement off this lenth delivery, and leaves it alone in the end

113.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, short and wide, carved away to sweeper off the back foot

South Africa 380/6   AB de Villiers 159* (305b 16x4 1x6)

114.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, defended out to cover off the front foot

114.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, skips down the track and drives to long on

South Africa 383/6   AB de Villiers 160* (307b 16x4 1x6)

115.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, going down the legs with the angle, turned towards square leg, and refuses the single, hmm

115.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, short of a good length outside off, he plays a tennis forehand shot down to long off, and again they don't go for the run

115.3

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, punched away through extra cover off the back foot,

115.4

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 2 runs, whipped away through midwicket for a couple of runs, direct hit from the deep, but the batsman is well home

115.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, away movement for Sami from back of a length outside off, gets his front leg forward and shoulders arms

115.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, punched out to the sweeper to retain the strike, and that will be lunch on the second day

South Africa 386/7   AB de Villiers 163* (313b 16x4 1x6)

116.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 2 runs, punched away wide of long on for a couple

116.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tosses this up on off, he comes down the track and defends back to the bowler

116.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, shortish on the middle and leg line, driven down to long on

South Africa 389/7   AB de Villiers 166* (316b 16x4 1x6)

117.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, wide and full delivery outside off stump, slapped away to sweeper cover

South Africa 390/7   AB de Villiers 167* (317b 16x4 1x6)

118.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, skips down the track as he has done on so many occasions to Rehman, and defends into the off side

118.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flighted around middle and leg, driven down the track

118.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, on the off stump line, comes forward and defends

118.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes right back and turns this delivery on the leg stump in front of square

South Africa 391/7   AB de Villiers 168* (321b 16x4 1x6)

119.1

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, no run, Sami bowls this short of a good length and gets it to move away, but again this one started a touch too far wide outside off, allowing him to easily leave it

119.2

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, length delivery just outside off, gets forward and hammers it down the ground to deepish mid of

119.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 2 runs, strays on the pads, picked away through square leg, and good running gives them two

119.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 1 run, short and wide outside off, cut away to sweeper cover

South Africa 396/7   AB de Villiers 172* (325b 16x4 1x6)

120.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes forward and defends down the track

120.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, waits for this one outside off to turn further away, and plays it out towards cover

120.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, angled into the stumps, he plays it towards midwicket, Rehman rushes across and they abandon all thoughts of a run

120.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes down the track and pushes out to extra cover

120.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, played back to the bowler

120.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, looks to rush down the pitch again, but remains in the crease to defend towards silly point

South Africa 396/7   AB de Villiers 172* (331b 16x4 1x6)

121.5

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, FOUR, reaches out to deftly place this wide delivery into the gap between gully and slip all the way for a boundary, neatly done

121.6

Mohammad Sami to de Villiers, 2 runs, too straight this time on the pads, worked away through square leg, runs coming easily now

South Africa 405/7   AB de Villiers 178* (333b 17x4 1x6)

122.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, tossed up outside off, driven down to mid off

122.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, reached out to play this one on the middle and leg line down the track

South Africa 406/7   AB de Villiers 178* (335b 17x4 1x6)

124.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, defended off the front foot down the track

124.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes down the pitch, and takes it it on the pad as he pushes forward

124.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, slower through the air, played out to point with an open face

124.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, defended off the back foot

124.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes forward and drives back to the bowler

124.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, reaches well forward to drive it down to long off to retain strike

South Africa 411/7   AB de Villiers 179* (341b 17x4 1x6)

125.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 2 runs, good running, it was tucked away on the on side and they made it back for the second as well

125.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, another bouncer from Umar, AB goes for the pull, misses out totally, it was angled in as well

125.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, similar result, finds thin air with the attempted pull to one more bouncer from Gul, he is really letting it rip out there, wonder how Steyn would reply when it's his chance to bowl

125.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, pitches this on a length, AB is stuck on the crease, result of all those bouncers, pushes at it, and gets an inside edge behind square

South Africa 414/7   AB de Villiers 182* (345b 17x4 1x6)

126.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, gets forward and drives back to the bowler

126.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, driven to cover off the front foot

126.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, tossed up a tad on middle and leg, worked away behind square, they go for the single, the throw missed at the striker's, Steyn was running across the stumps but was just home even if it had hit

South Africa 415/7   AB de Villiers 183* (348b 17x4 1x6)

127.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 no ball, Gul oversteps, and delivers a back of a length delivery outside off, he goes on his toes to defend

127.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, stand and deliver! just thwacks this back of a length delivery outside off to the left of mid off for a boundary

127.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, yorker outside off stump, he digs it out down the pitch, Gul tidies up

127.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, plays this short of a good length ball in the air towards mid on for a quick single

South Africa 421/7   AB de Villiers 188* (352b 18x4 1x6)

129.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, full on the middle line, driven with the angle down to long off, brings Steyn on strike, now then

129.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, this bouncer almost takes AB away with it, he scrambles out of the line very late, and smiles, what a guy

129.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, Gul is getting predictable with this bouncer stuff, AB sits down on one knee even as another one goes over him, Gul lets him know in detail what he thinks about that

South Africa 434/7   AB de Villiers 189* (355b 18x4 1x6)

130.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, lets this one come on to him around middle, tucks it behind square, but Adnan races across to prevent the single

130.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, driven to mid off

130.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, comes on the front foot and defends off an inside edge on to the on side

130.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, down the leg side, he looks to swat it on his way, but misses out, Adnan lets out a very Kamran-like half-appeal, half-shout

South Africa 435/7   AB de Villiers 189* (359b 18x4 1x6)

131.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, full in length outside off, swatted away to deep extra cover

South Africa 437/7   AB de Villiers 190* (360b 18x4 1x6)

132.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, dances down the track and pushes out towards midwicket for a single

132.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, shortish delivery, driven off the back foot down to long off

South Africa 443/8   AB de Villiers 192* (362b 18x4 1x6)

133.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, punched off the back foot down to deep extra cover, they are giving AB the singles easily

133.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, short ball on middle, wants to swat it, but misses out

South Africa 445/8   AB de Villiers 193* (364b 18x4 1x6)

135.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, back of a length on off, dead batted in front of cover without any back lift

135.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, creams this full delivery down to deep extra cover, hardly any back lift again, they don't take the single

135.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, punched down to deepish mid off from back of a length

135.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, finds the gap as he goes for the swat-pull in front of midwicket, moves on to 197 with that boundary

135.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 wide, Gul sprays it wide outside the off stump, wide enough for it to be called a, well, wide

135.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, pumps his fist as he reaches his second Test double century with a perfectly placed cut that bisects the gap between sweeper cover and squarish third man all the way for a four, raises his bat and points it to the dressing room

135.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, slower one, waits and steers to square third man for a single to retain strike

South Africa 461/8   AB de Villiers 202* (370b 20x4 1x6)

136.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed out to cover for a single

136.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched away to extra cover

136.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, punched again, but can't beat Misbah at extra cover

136.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, this time he drives down the ground to long off for a single

South Africa 466/8   AB de Villiers 204* (374b 20x4 1x6)

137.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 1 run, has a go at this length delivery outside off, goes off the bottom half of the bat to sweeper cover

South Africa 467/8   AB de Villiers 205* (375b 20x4 1x6)

138.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, whipped away to the right of long on for a single

South Africa 476/8   AB de Villiers 206* (376b 20x4 1x6)

140.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, punched down to long off for a single

140.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pushed out to extra cover off the front foot

140.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, gets forward and drives this fullish ball to sweeper cover

South Africa 480/9   AB de Villiers 208* (379b 20x4 1x6)

141.1

Tanvir Ahmed to de Villiers, 3 runs, goes across and outside off, and whips this length delivery through midwicket

South Africa 483/9   AB de Villiers 211* (380b 20x4 1x6)

142.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, on the leg stump, driven back to the bowler

142.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, gets forward and works it through midwicket

142.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, brings up the 500 with a drive down to long on

142.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, makes room outside leg to drive to long off for another single

South Africa 502/9   AB de Villiers 214* (384b 20x4 1x6)

143.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, hammered away off the back foot to deep extra cover

143.3

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, no run, pushed back to the bowler

143.4

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, makes room outside leg and drives inside out off the back foot

143.6

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, turning in from outside off, driven down to long on

South Africa 507/9   AB de Villiers 217* (388b 20x4 1x6)

144.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, flat and fast, on the stumps, pushed down the track

144.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes on the back foot and drives down to long off

144.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, goes down on one knee and pulls through midwicket

South Africa 514/9   AB de Villiers 219* (391b 20x4 1x6)

145.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, comes on the front foot, opens the face and drives to deep extra cover

145.5

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 2 runs, gets his front foot across and swings this one with the turn over midwicket

145.6

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, makes room and drives down the ground to long off

South Africa 519/9   AB de Villiers 223* (394b 20x4 1x6)

146.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, SIX, AB skips down the track, and finally gets the connection off Rehman, a long way straight down the ground for a huge six

146.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, again skips down, but has to defend it this time as Rehman shortens the length

146.3

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, SIX, bowls it flat, and AB casually goes flat over midwicket all the way over the boundary

146.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, FOUR, now goes over extra cover, he is just lifting these back of a length balls over the infield

146.5

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, picked off his toes down to long on

South Africa 536/9   AB de Villiers 240* (399b 21x4 3x6)

147.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, turning in from outside off, he goes outside leg and hits it out to deep extra cover

147.3

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, flatter on the stumps, turned through midwicket

South Africa 539/9   AB de Villiers 242* (401b 21x4 3x6)

148.1

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, fired down the pads from over the stumps, AB misses out on the pull, Adnan goes up for the catch, it went off the pads I think

148.2

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, gets too close to the pitch as he hares down the pitch, and hits it down to long on

148.4

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, 1 run, slammed back to the bowler, who half-stops it and they take the run as it goes down the ground

148.6

Abdur Rehman to de Villiers, no run, pushed across the batsman who misses out on the punch, and bottom edges back to the bowler

South Africa 543/9   AB de Villiers 244* (405b 21x4 3x6)

149.2

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, FOUR, dropped comes down the track and lifts him with the turn to deep midwicket who spills a tough chance as he runs across, AB moves on to 248

149.3

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, SIX, moves past 250 with a big six over wide long on, he is really toying with the bowling here, Smith in the pavilion stands up to applaud

149.4

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, looks to go over long on again, gets a bottom edge all along the ground down to the man there

South Africa 555/9   AB de Villiers 255* (408b 22x4 4x6)

150.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, SIX, what a shot! clubbed away over deep midwicket for a flat six, it was short and sitting up outside off from Umar, and AB just lifted it over midwicket

150.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, goes for another swing at a yorker this time, gets it off the toe end towards long on

150.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, slower one, AB picks it up and guides it through cover for a single

South Africa 568/9   AB de Villiers 263* (411b 22x4 5x6)

151.1

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, worked away through square leg

151.3

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, SIX, comes down the track, Hafeez fires it in on leg stump, but in this mood it makes no difference to AB, as he lifts it powerfully over wide long on for a big six

151.4

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, FOUR, brings up the 100 partnership with a straight bunt that evades the fielder running across from long off, he tries to take it on the bounce but it goes over the boundary

151.5

Mohammad Hafeez to de Villiers, 1 run, hit down the ground for another single

South Africa 581/9   AB de Villiers 275* (415b 23x4 6x6)

152.1

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, bowls it very wide outside off, AB tries hard to reach for it but it eludes him

152.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 2 runs, goes outside off to counter the wide length, and works it through point in the end, they risk a very close second, AB on 276 puts in the dive, to equal Smith as the highest individual scorer for South Africa

152.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, flicked through midwicket, and he stands alone now as South Africa's highest individual scorer, Smith cheers the loudest from the dressing room as he acknowledges the applause

South Africa 584/9   AB de Villiers 278* (418b 23x4 6x6)
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Nov 24, 2010

Misbah-ul-haq and Jacques Kallis share the winners cheque after drawing the series, Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day, November 24, 2010

Misbah-ul-haq and Jacques Kallis share the winners cheque after drawing the series

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Nov 24, 2010

Misbah-ul-haq celebrates his third half-century in as many Tests, Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi, 5th day, November 24, 2010

Misbah-ul-haq celebrates his third successive half-century

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