Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

100.1

Tanvir Ahmed to Boucher, OUT, Tanvir has five on debut! what a delivery, it was bowled full around off, and came back in sharply in the air and off the pitch, Boucher went for the drive, and it went in between the gap between bat and pad, to knock back the middle stump, Tanvir holds up his arms in celebration, and is engulfed by his team mates

MV Boucher b Tanvir Ahmed 45 (103m 90b 6x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Johan Botha is the next man in

100.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, tries to bring it back again, but bowls it wide outside off this time, and Botha lets it go

100.3

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, gets it on target this time, it swings back into the batsman, who watches it closely and plays it out to mid on off the front foot

100.4

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, jagging back in from back of a length, defended off the back foot

100.5

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, again that inward seam movement from back of a length, Botha rides the bounce and plays it down towards point off the back foot

100.6

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, gets him to drive with a full pitched delivery, but Botha cannot beat extra cover

End of over 101 (wicket maiden) South Africa 341/6
J Botha    0* (5b)      Tanvir Ahmed    22-5-79-5
AB de Villiers    130* (258b 12x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    26-6-78-0

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

End of over 102 (5 runs) South Africa 346/6
AB de Villiers    135* (264b 13x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    27-6-83-0
J Botha    0* (5b)      Tanvir Ahmed    22-5-79-5

Jenny: "@Maryam, you jinxed our proteas fighter !"

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

End of over 103 (1 run) South Africa 347/6
AB de Villiers    136* (270b 13x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    23-5-80-5
J Botha    0* (5b)      Umar Gul    27-6-83-0

Mohammad Sami comes on

Eusha indulges in some wishful thinking: "I wish I had a girlfriend who liked cricket! :("

Shizy Khani: "It should be illegal working this early in the morning, Oh well i least i have the cricket commentary to get me through! Well done Tanvir Ahmed!"

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

103.4

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, again some sharp away movement for Sami, but a touch wide outside off, left well alone

103.5

Mohammad Sami to Botha, FOUR, dropped and he produces the edge, it was bowled beautifully on of stump, making him play as it move away taking the outside edge that flies in between keeper and slip, Adnan puts in the dive to his right but can't hold on, you have to feel for Mohammad Sami

103.6

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, again gets him to edge outside off, but this time it falls well short of Younis at slip, end of an excellent over

End of over 104 (5 runs) South Africa 352/6
J Botha    4* (8b 1x4)      Mohammad Sami    15-1-74-0
AB de Villiers    137* (273b 13x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    23-5-80-5

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

104.3

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, on a length outside off stump, comes forward and shoulders arms

104.4

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, gets forward to this length delivery outside off, opens the face of the balde and runs it down to second slip

104.5

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, coming in off the seam from a good length outside off, gets forward and pushes out towards extra cover

104.6

Tanvir Ahmed to Botha, no run, goes back to this short of a good length ball outside off, and punches back to the bowler

End of over 105 (1 run) South Africa 353/6
J Botha    4* (12b 1x4)      Tanvir Ahmed    24-5-81-5
AB de Villiers    138* (275b 13x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    15-1-74-0

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

105.3

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, length ball on the leg stump, defended back down the track

105.4

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, thuds into the bat from back of a good length around off stump

105.5

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, fuller this time, driven to extra cover

105.6

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, bit of away shape from a length outside off, left alone

End of over 106 (1 run) South Africa 354/6
J Botha    4* (16b 1x4)      Mohammad Sami    16-1-75-0
AB de Villiers    139* (277b 13x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    24-5-81-5

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

khurram khan: "Adnan droppped catch means he is keeping it in the family !!!"

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

End of over 107 (13 runs) South Africa 367/6
AB de Villiers    152* (283b 16x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    25-5-94-5
J Botha    4* (16b 1x4)      Mohammad Sami    16-1-75-0

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

107.2

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, rides the bounce on this back of a length ball outside off, and punches it out to cover

107.3

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, he continues to bother Botha with that away going delivery outside off, gets another edge that falls way short of the slips

Sami is not happy with the way the ball is being maintained by the fielders

107.4

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, pacy 136.2 kph ball in the corridor, this time he gets forward and shoulders arms

107.5

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, too good for Botha, it came in with the angle, making him go for the drive, and then tailed away late, beating him completely, how did that miss off stump?

107.6

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, brilliant bowling, another fast length delivery left alone just outside off

End of over 108 (1 run) South Africa 368/6
J Botha    4* (21b 1x4)      Mohammad Sami    17-1-76-0
AB de Villiers    153* (284b 16x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    25-5-94-5

Tanvir gets a breather. Rehman comes on to bowl some spin

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

washeem: "pakistan should have a gully in place for the spinners when bowling to tailenders"

108.4

Abdur Rehman to Botha, no run, slow turn from leg stump, punched off the back foot towards mid on

108.5

Abdur Rehman to Botha, no run, goes on the back foot to push this shortish one down the track

108.6

Abdur Rehman to Botha, no run, played off the front foot out to midwicket

End of over 109 (1 run) South Africa 369/6
J Botha    4* (24b 1x4)      Abdur Rehman    30-7-78-0
AB de Villiers    154* (287b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    17-1-76-0

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

109.5

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, straightening from a length on off, he goes deep in the crease to defend down the pitch

109.6

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, unlucky for Sami, squares him up with one that pitches on off and moves away just past the outside edge, Sami closes his eyes

End of over 110 (1 run) South Africa 370/6
J Botha    4* (26b 1x4)      Mohammad Sami    18-1-77-0
AB de Villiers    155* (291b 16x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    30-7-78-0

110.1

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

its very windy in the middle

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

End of over 111 (maiden) South Africa 370/6
AB de Villiers    155* (297b 16x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    31-8-78-0
J Botha    4* (26b 1x4)      Mohammad Sami    18-1-77-0

111.1

Mohammad Sami to Botha, 1 run, strays on the leg stump looking for the outswing, driven through midwicket who gets a hand to it, and it rolls away to his left

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

shaukat: "Sami has been really unlucky today, this morning spell of his has been really good, he now deserves to get three quick wickets, would bring his average down also"

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

End of over 112 (3 runs) South Africa 373/6
AB de Villiers    157* (302b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    19-1-80-0
J Botha    5* (27b 1x4)      Abdur Rehman    31-8-78-0

112.1

Abdur Rehman to Botha, no run, gets forward and pushes to mid on

112.2

Abdur Rehman to Botha, no run, defended to silly point off the front foot

112.3

Abdur Rehman to Botha, FOUR, flighted up and ends up as a half volley on leg, driven forcefully through midwicket, Botha gets a boundary

112.4

Abdur Rehman to Botha, 1 run, going down the leg side, worked away behind square

112.5

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

112.6

Abdur Rehman to Botha, no run, reaches out to push this flat delivery on off to silly point

End of over 113 (6 runs) South Africa 379/6
J Botha    10* (32b 2x4)      Abdur Rehman    31-8-84-0
AB de Villiers    158* (303b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    19-1-80-0

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

113.3

Mohammad Sami to Botha, 2 runs, gives him the short ball outside off, Botha gets on top of it and pulls it through midwicket, didn't get the timing right on that shot

113.4

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, back of a length just outside off, goes on his toes to defend it towards extra cover

113.5

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, full toss outside off, moves away in the air, gets the outside edge and goes on the bounce to Adnan

113.6

Mohammad Sami to Botha, no run, opens the face of the bat to push this length delivery outside off to gully

End of over 114 (3 runs) South Africa 382/6
J Botha    12* (36b 2x4)      Mohammad Sami    20-1-83-0
AB de Villiers    159* (305b 16x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    31-8-84-0

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

114.3

Abdur Rehman to Botha, OUT, Rehman has taken out Botha! it was tossed up on off stump, Botha went for the almighty slog sweep, missed the line of the delivery completely, and had his off stump uprooted, came out of nowhere the shot, Rehman finally has a wicket

J Botha b Abdur Rehman 12 (64m 37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 32.43

Dale Steyn comes out to face a few balls before lunch

114.4

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, floated up in the air around middle, defended from the crease towards forward short leg

114.5

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, gets half forward and pushes it to silly point

114.6

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, nicely flighted, why hasn't he done more of that before, almost yorker length, Steyn hastily digs it out back to the bowler

End of over 115 (1 run) South Africa 383/7
DW Steyn    0* (3b)      Abdur Rehman    32-8-85-1
AB de Villiers    160* (307b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    20-1-83-0

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

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End of over 116 (3 runs) South Africa 386/7
AB de Villiers    163* (313b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    21-1-86-0
DW Steyn    0* (3b)      Abdur Rehman    32-8-85-1

Welcome back for the post-lunch session

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

116.4

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, played out to silly point

116.5

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, flight and a bit of turn from off, comes forward and pushes to silly point

116.6

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, keeps this one down in to the on side

End of over 117 (3 runs) South Africa 389/7
DW Steyn    0* (6b)      Abdur Rehman    33-8-88-1
AB de Villiers    166* (316b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    21-1-86-0

Sami to resume after lunch

117.1

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

Sami to Steyn, fast bowler to fast bowler

117.2

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, bouncing from a length outside off, left alone

117.3

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, fuller on the stumps this time, driven uncertainly down to mid on

two slips and a gully

117.4

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, gets some away movement from a length on off, he covers for it and pushes towards mid off

117.5

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, wayward delivery down the leg side, Adnan reaches quickly across to collect it

117.6

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, going away from back of a length outside off, he shoulders arms, needs to make the lower order play more

End of over 118 (1 run) South Africa 390/7
DW Steyn    0* (11b)      Mohammad Sami    22-1-87-0
AB de Villiers    167* (317b 16x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    33-8-88-1

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

118.5

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, flatter just outside off, gets half forward to push to silly point

118.6

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, right on the money, around off and middle, defended back to the bowler

End of over 119 (1 run) South Africa 391/7
DW Steyn    0* (13b)      Abdur Rehman    33-8-89-1
AB de Villiers    168* (321b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    22-1-87-0

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

119.3

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, on the stumps this time from short of a good length, defended back to Sami off the back foot

119.4

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, 1 run, fends down this shortish delivery in front of midwicket and they hare across for a single, throw misses at the striker's end

deep point and third man in place, pretty defensive field

119.5

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

third man comes in to a gully position

119.6

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

End of over 120 (5 runs) South Africa 396/7
AB de Villiers    172* (325b 16x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    23-1-92-0
DW Steyn    1* (15b)      Abdur Rehman    33-8-89-1

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

Irfan: "Rain is coming down quite heavily....i am about 10Km away from stadium..."

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

End of over 121 (maiden) South Africa 396/7
AB de Villiers    172* (331b 16x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    34-9-89-1
DW Steyn    1* (15b)      Mohammad Sami    23-1-92-0

121.1

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, short of a good length outside off and moving away a shade, left alone

121.2

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, is surprised by the bouncer, well targeted too, at the body, he hung out his bat at it, but given Sami's wretched luck, it fell just short of the diving gully fielder

121.3

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, no run, fired into the pads from a length, played out to mid on

121.4

Mohammad Sami to Steyn, 3 runs, plonks the front foot down and hits this short of a good length delivery on the leg stump, through midwicket for three, some shot that, a flick-pull, if you please

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

End of over 122 (9 runs) South Africa 405/7
AB de Villiers    178* (333b 17x4 1x6)      Mohammad Sami    24-1-101-0
DW Steyn    4* (19b)      Abdur Rehman    34-9-89-1

122.1

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, played out to midwicket

122.2

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, defended off the front foot, it was flat on middle

122.3

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, tossed up on the stumps, defended from the crease towards forward short leg

122.4

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, 1 run, goes back and turns this shortish ball through midwicket

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

End of over 123 (1 run) South Africa 406/7
AB de Villiers    178* (335b 17x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    35-9-90-1
DW Steyn    5* (23b)      Mohammad Sami    24-1-101-0

Sajjad Khura: "Sami's hundred after his 13th comeback" Umar Gul comes back

123.1

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, fires in a quick bouncer which gets big on Steyn and he hurriedly ducks underneath it

123.2

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, another short delivery, Steyn rides the bounce to play it with an angled bat behind on the off side

123.3

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, gives him another bouncer, this time he goes for the pull shot, but it's too quick for him, Adnan collects

123.4

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, the full delivery outside off now, he drives in the air, Misbah with the one-handed stop, Steyn wanted the run, was half way down the track before being sent back, Misbah had run far away from the ball and could not get the throw back in time

123.5

Umar Gul to Steyn, FOUR, cracked through mid off down the ground, it was pitched full and he went for the shot, mid off put in a desperate drive but it went over the ropes

123.6

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, dug in short of a good length, defended off the back foot

End of over 124 (4 runs) South Africa 410/7
DW Steyn    9* (29b 1x4)      Umar Gul    28-6-87-0
AB de Villiers    178* (335b 17x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    35-9-90-1

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

End of over 125 (1 run) South Africa 411/7
AB de Villiers    179* (341b 17x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    36-9-91-1
DW Steyn    9* (29b 1x4)      Umar Gul    28-6-87-0

Faroo: "I bet de Villiers will get out in 190s"

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

125.5

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, now Steyn weaves out of the line of another short ball aimed at his body

it has gone quite dark now, Gul goes round the wicket

125.6

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, digs in a bouncer predictably, Steyn somehow manages to fend it in front of forward short leg, kept it down as it reared up near his throat

End of over 126 (3 runs) South Africa 414/7
DW Steyn    9* (31b 1x4)      Umar Gul    29-6-90-0
AB de Villiers    182* (345b 17x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    36-9-91-1

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

126.4

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, dead batted down the track without any backlift from Steytn

126.5

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, patted back down the track

126.6

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, driven to midwicket off the font foot, it was flighted on middle and leg

End of over 127 (1 run) South Africa 415/7
DW Steyn    9* (34b 1x4)      Abdur Rehman    37-9-92-1
AB de Villiers    183* (348b 17x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    29-6-90-0

Smith: "@Faroo, how much are you willing to bet?"

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

Sunlight: "Now the betting begins... Again someone going to have a shave!!" Well, no one has offered to, yet. Gul goes round the stumps to Steyn

127.4

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, fires a bouncer on leg stump, boy is he having a go, Steyn goes down on one knee to avoid it

127.5

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, gets behind the line of this short delivery and keeps it down towards forward short leg

127.6

Umar Gul to Steyn, 1 run, and Steyn expertly picks the gap between forward short leg and a deep leg gully to backward of square

End of over 128 (7 runs) South Africa 422/7
DW Steyn    10* (37b 1x4)      Umar Gul    30-6-97-0
AB de Villiers    188* (352b 18x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    37-9-92-1

128.1

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, played off the front foot to forward short leg

128.2

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, SIX, Steyn comes down the track, and lofts Rehman a mile over wide long on for a huge six

128.3

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, bowls it slower through the air, defended down the pitch

128.4

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, pushed out towards extra cover off the front foot

128.5

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, looped up on off, payed back down the track

128.6

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, pushed out to silly point

End of over 129 (6 runs) South Africa 428/7
DW Steyn    16* (43b 1x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    38-9-98-1
AB de Villiers    188* (352b 18x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    30-6-97-0

Umar sticks his neck out: "Ok Here I come with the bet, I will Shave my Mustache if De villiers reach 200, and trim my hairs (Too cold to shave'em :P )." Gul from round the wickey

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

129.2

Umar Gul to Steyn, FOUR, Steyn has become used to this short length from Umar, waits for it, and pulls over square leg for a boundary

129.3

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, bouncer angled across Steyn, fended down towards gully

129.4

Umar Gul to Steyn, 1 run, keeps this lifter down nicely in front off point, and scampers across for a quick run even as the throw hits at the non-striker's end

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

End of over 130 (6 runs) South Africa 434/7
AB de Villiers    189* (355b 18x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    31-6-103-0
DW Steyn    21* (46b 2x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    38-9-98-1

130.1

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, it seems another world at the other end, as a gentle Rehman ball is defended down the track

130.2

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, 1 run, fuller on the pads, turned towards midwicket

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

End of over 131 (1 run) South Africa 435/7
AB de Villiers    189* (359b 18x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    39-9-99-1
DW Steyn    22* (48b 2x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    31-6-103-0

Tom with this full-blooded wager: "I bet AB gets 200. If he doesn't I will stop sending commentary feedback!". Gul goes back to over the stumps

Najeeb: "Where are those remarkable and famous yorkers from Gul?? Plz someone go and remind him." He is dealing only in bouncers at the moment

131.1

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, makes no difference, welcomes Steyn after the drinks break with a steepling bouncer, he lets it go over his head

131.2

Umar Gul to Steyn, 1 run, pitched full, he has a go at it, gets an inside edge behind square, well bowled

three men on the off side boundary for AB

131.3

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

field comes in for Steyn

131.4

Umar Gul to Steyn, FOUR, almost had him there, bowls it full on the stumps, and he drives in the air just above point, Gul cannot believe it as it runs away for a boundary

131.5

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, length ball outside off, gets forward and drives towards extra cover

131.6

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, gives him the famous Gul yorker, he sees it coming, and digs it out down the track

End of over 132 (6 runs) South Africa 441/7
DW Steyn    27* (53b 3x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    32-6-109-0
AB de Villiers    190* (360b 18x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    39-9-99-1

132.1

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

132.2

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, slow turn from middle across Steyn, he whips it into the on side

132.3

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, defended down the track

132.4

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, no run, pushed back to the bowler

132.5

Abdur Rehman to Steyn, OUT, Steyn has holed out here! it was tossed up in the air just outside off, he went for the heave over midwicket, didn't get the connection alright, it went high in the air, and finally landed into the hands of the waiting man at long on, Steyn departs after supporting AB well for his 27

DW Steyn c Mohammad Hafeez b Abdur Rehman 27 (76m 57b 3x4 1x6) SR: 47.36

132.6

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

End of over 133 (2 runs) South Africa 443/8
AB de Villiers    192* (362b 18x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    40-9-101-2
PL Harris    0* (0b)      Umar Gul    32-6-109-0

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

Umar Khan is risking so much to follow this game: "we have deployed our tea boy on the door to lookout for the boss and in return we are giving him KFC treat"

133.2

Umar Gul to Harris, no run, back of a length outside off, he has a waft at it from the crease, gets an inside edge onto boot and near to the stumps

133.3

Umar Gul to Harris, no run, surprises him with the bouncer now, Harris jumps in the air and fends at it, it drops short of Hafeez at gully

133.4

Umar Gul to Harris, no run, another bouncer, but down the leg side

133.5

Umar Gul to Harris, 1 run, gives him the full pitched delivery this time, Harris gets far across outside his off stump, and drives at the ball, it goes off the inside edge towards square leg

133.6

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

End of over 134 (2 runs) South Africa 445/8
AB de Villiers    193* (364b 18x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    33-6-111-0
PL Harris    1* (4b)      Abdur Rehman    40-9-101-2

134.1

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, goes for the paddle sweep to a ball pitching around middle, appeal for leg before, think there was a bit of bat involved too, forward short leg fields

134.2

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, stays in the crease, and plays it out to silly point

134.3

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, pushed out in front of point

134.4

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, flighted a bit this time, driven down the track

134.5

Abdur Rehman to Harris, SIX, now Harris gives Rehman the charge, and lifts him high over wide long on for a biggie

134.6

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, bowls it slower outside off, reaches forward to defend it in the air down the pitch

End of over 135 (6 runs) South Africa 451/8
PL Harris    7* (10b 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    41-9-107-2
AB de Villiers    193* (364b 18x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    33-6-111-0

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

End of over 136 (10 runs) South Africa 461/8
AB de Villiers    202* (370b 20x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    34-6-121-0
PL Harris    7* (10b 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    41-9-107-2

136.1

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

136.2

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, played out to silly point

136.3

Abdur Rehman to Harris, 3 runs, goes for the paddle sweep, gets it in the air behind square, and as fine leg runs across to field, AB has enough energy left to rush across for the third, what a man

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

End of over 137 (5 runs) South Africa 466/8
AB de Villiers    204* (374b 20x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    42-9-112-2
PL Harris    10* (12b 1x6)      Umar Gul    34-6-121-0

Tanvir is back. Khurram Khan: "@Umar Khan... This is your boss, dude no need to do this just invite me and share some of that Chicken TEAM WORK !!"

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

137.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, FOUR, now Harris has a go at this one outside off, and gets it behind point for a boundary

137.3

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, no run, goos comeback from the bowler, it was dug in short and came back in off the seam, Harris watched it go past his nose

137.4

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, FOUR, backs away and clobbers this length delivery over cover for another boundary, good old tailender's shot

137.5

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, no run, has another crack at a ball outside off, this time doesn't get the timing, and it rolls away to a wide mid off

AB is down on his haunches, he is getting tired now

137.6

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, no run, slapped away to gully on the bounce, Harris is having a swing at everything here

End of over 138 (9 runs) South Africa 475/8
PL Harris    18* (17b 2x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    26-5-103-5
AB de Villiers    205* (375b 20x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    42-9-112-2

138.1

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

138.2

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, comes forward, and drives to mid off

138.3

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, brings his bat around his front pad to play it out in the on side

138.4

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, backs away to cut this delivery outside off, backward point makes a diving stop

138.5

Abdur Rehman to Harris, no run, patted down the pitch

138.6

Abdur Rehman to Harris, 1 run, gets an outside edge to the right of a diving Younis at slip

End of over 139 (2 runs) South Africa 477/8
PL Harris    19* (22b 2x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    43-9-114-2
AB de Villiers    206* (376b 20x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    26-5-103-5

139.1

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, no run, backs away outside leg, looking to have a swing at this length delivery outside off, gets an underedge close to the crease, it bounces behind the stumps

139.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Harris, OUT, Tanvir has his sixth! it was angled in on a length from outside off, Harris looked to guide it to third man, got a faint edge on its way to Adnan, who made no mistake, South Africa lose nine

PL Harris c †Adnan Akmal b Tanvir Ahmed 19 (30m 24b 2x4 1x6) SR: 79.16

Morne Morkel is the last man in. Tanvir has four deliveries left in this over, forward short leg in place

139.3

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, no run, length ball on the pads, turned to forward short leg

139.4

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, no run, again on the legs, Morne misses out on the flick and is hit high on the pad

139.5

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, no run, on the stumps, played back to the bowler

139.6

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, no run, yorker on the stumps, but Morne keeps it out

End of over 140 (wicket maiden) South Africa 477/9
M Morkel    0* (4b)      Tanvir Ahmed    27-6-103-6
AB de Villiers    206* (376b 20x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    43-9-114-2

140.1

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

140.2

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, 1 run, played with an open face behind point, Morne is off the mark

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

140.5

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, no run, gets an inside edge towards mid on as he presses half forward, the big man

140.6

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, no run, punched away to extra cover off the back foot

End of over 141 (3 runs) South Africa 480/9
M Morkel    1* (7b)      Abdur Rehman    44-9-117-2
AB de Villiers    208* (379b 20x4 1x6)      Tanvir Ahmed    27-6-103-6

141.1

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

141.2

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, FOUR, Morne gets a boundary now, driven in the gap between cover and extra cover, it was angled across him on a length, he got it in the middle of the bat

141.3

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, no run, comes forward and creams this full delivery to extra cover

round the stumps now

141.4

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, FOUR, bowls it full on the stumps, and he drives it with the full face straight down the ground for another boundary

141.5

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, FOUR, now he displays more variety, gets on one knee and slams this length ball on the up through extra cover for the third four of the over

141.6

Tanvir Ahmed to Morkel, 2 runs, Gul misfields now at point, it was guided straight to him, all happening this over

End of over 142 (17 runs) South Africa 497/9
M Morkel    15* (12b 3x4)      Tanvir Ahmed    27-6-120-6
AB de Villiers    211* (380b 20x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    44-9-117-2

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

142.3

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, 1 run, spinning down the pads, tucked away to fine leg

142.4

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

142.5

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, 1 run, tosses it up on the stumps, he has a swing and gets it 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

End of over 143 (5 runs) South Africa 502/9
AB de Villiers    214* (384b 20x4 1x6)      Abdur Rehman    45-9-122-2
M Morkel    17* (14b 3x4)      Tanvir Ahmed    27-6-120-6

Hafeez comes on now

143.1

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

143.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, 1 run, Morne cuts into the gap between cover and point for a single

Morkel has looked anything but a No 11 batsman

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

143.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, 1 run, looks to work it away square, gets it off the pad just behind forward short leg

143.6

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

End of over 144 (5 runs) South Africa 507/9
AB de Villiers    217* (388b 20x4 1x6)      Mohammad Hafeez    8-0-25-1
M Morkel    19* (16b 3x4)      Abdur Rehman    45-9-122-2

Because nine men are down, tea has been extended by half an hour

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

This is AB's highest Test score now

144.3

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, FOUR, skips down the track, and lofts it straight down the ground, it rolls over towards the boundary, and Gul tries some nifty footwork to stop it but it rolls over the ropes

144.4

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, 1 run, spinning down the pads, turned towards square leg

144.5

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

144.6

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

End of over 145 (7 runs) South Africa 514/9
M Morkel    24* (19b 4x4)      Abdur Rehman    45-9-129-2
AB de Villiers    219* (391b 20x4 1x6)      Mohammad Hafeez    8-0-25-1

145.1

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

145.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, no run, quicker on off, punched away to point

145.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, no run, goes on the back foot, looking to drive down the ground, it went behind the stumps off the edge, Morne goes searching for the ball, Adnan has the bails off in a flash, they go upstairs and replays show he did not venture out of the crease in his quest to finds the ball

145.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, 1 run, punched down to long off

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

End of over 146 (5 runs) South Africa 519/9
AB de Villiers    223* (394b 20x4 1x6)      Mohammad Hafeez    9-0-30-1
M Morkel    25* (22b 4x4)      Abdur Rehman    45-9-129-2

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

goes over the wicket now

146.5

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

146.6

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, no run, on the pads, played out into the on side

End of over 147 (17 runs) South Africa 536/9
M Morkel    25* (23b 4x4)      Abdur Rehman    46-9-146-2
AB de Villiers    240* (399b 21x4 3x6)      Mohammad Hafeez    9-0-30-1

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

147.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, 1 run, driven down to long off to bring AB back on strike

147.3

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

147.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, no run, slower this time outside off, punched back to the bowler

147.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, no run, comes forward and pushes to cover

147.6

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

End of over 148 (3 runs) South Africa 539/9
M Morkel    26* (27b 4x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    10-0-33-1
AB de Villiers    242* (401b 21x4 3x6)      Abdur Rehman    46-9-146-2

Pakistan are just waiting for the declaration now, if it comes

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

148.3

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, 1 run, worked away to midwicket, and AB rushes across for the single, Rehman is not happy

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

148.5

Abdur Rehman to Morkel, 1 run, swatted down to long on off the front foot, easy singles on offer all around

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

End of over 149 (4 runs) South Africa 543/9
AB de Villiers    244* (405b 21x4 3x6)      Abdur Rehman    46-9-150-2
M Morkel    28* (29b 4x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    10-0-33-1

149.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, 1 run, angled into the pads, worked away through midwicket off the back foot

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

149.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, no run, would you believe it, Morne leaves this one outside off alone

149.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Morkel, no run, down the leg side, Adnan whips off the bails, but Morkel is well in

End of over 150 (12 runs) South Africa 555/9
M Morkel    29* (32b 4x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    11-0-45-1
AB de Villiers    255* (408b 22x4 4x6)      Abdur Rehman    46-9-150-2
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Series Results
Pakistan v South Africa at Abu Dhabi - Nov 20-24, 2010
Match drawn
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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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