Basil D'Oliveira Trophy - 2nd Test

South Africa v England

England won by an innings and 98 runs

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

60.2

Onions to Boucher, no run, full and Boucher is hanging back, defending uncertainly

60.3

Onions to Boucher, no run, full again and Boucher is more solidly behind this

60.4

Onions to Boucher, no run, good leave, tight line around off stump but Boucher shoulders arms

60.5

Onions to Boucher, 1 run, drifts leg side a little, but it's enough for Boucher to work it away for a single to midwicket

South Africa 171/5   MV Boucher 1* (4b)

61.1

Anderson to Boucher, FOUR, well, Boucher is off straight away. Full and on leg stump, clipped easily away for a boundary

61.2

Anderson to Boucher, no run, good comeback, better line, around off stump, Boucher hops back and inside-edges this on to his pads. Drawing squeals from the England fielders

61.3

Anderson to Boucher, no run, good ball again, swinging in and beating Boucher's defensive shot and the ball rammed into the pads. Another appeal but it was sliding down leg

61.4

Anderson to Boucher, no run, slightly shorter and Boucher mistimes an attempted cut and the ball trickles out on the off side

61.5

Anderson to Boucher, 1 run, back on a full length and it's worked towards midwicket for a single

South Africa 180/5   MV Boucher 6* (9b 1x4)

62.1

Onions to Boucher, no run, Good length ball, on off stump, defended to point

62.2

Onions to Boucher, no run, Fuller and worked straight to midwicket

62.3

Onions to Boucher, no run, little bit more snap in this delivery, hitting the pitch harder, but it's too wide of off stump to draw a shot from Boucher

62.4

Onions to Boucher, 1 run, some extra bounce troubles the batsman here as it leaps up from a good length and squirts out on to the leg side

South Africa 181/5   MV Boucher 7* (13b 1x4)

63.1

Anderson to Boucher, no run, short and rearing up at Boucher who stands tall and guides it out to point

63.2

Anderson to Boucher, 1 run, better length, fuller, giving it an opportunity to swing in, Boucher drops it out on the off side and scampers through for a quick single

South Africa 182/5   MV Boucher 8* (15b 1x4)

64.1

Onions to Boucher, no run, again hovering around off stump, defended from the crease

64.2

Onions to Boucher, 1 run, probing from tight to the stumps at around off stump, it squirts of the outer half of the bat into the cover region

South Africa 185/5   MV Boucher 9* (17b 1x4)

66.3

Onions to Boucher, no run, good line bowling around off stump and defended

66.4

Onions to Boucher, 1 run, this will frustrate England, some excellent sharp running from Boucher and de Villiers gets them a single from a defensive prod into the off side

South Africa 191/5   MV Boucher 10* (19b 1x4)

67.1

Anderson to Boucher, 2 runs, Anderson still gunning for the inswinger, angles it in at Boucher who works it to midwicket

67.2

Anderson to Boucher, no run, shorter length, won't find any swing from there, but it's on off stump and defended into the covers

67.3

Anderson to Boucher, no run, spearing in once more, defended from the crease

67.4

Anderson to Boucher, FOUR, lovely shot, another full and inswinging delivery, Boucher turns his wrists over it and flicks finely for four

67.5

Anderson to Boucher, no run, responds with a bouncer, but it's far too short and sails over a crouching Boucher harmlessly

67.6

Anderson to Boucher, no run, finds the ball he's been looking for all over, swinging in and rushing Boucher's defensive shot into the leg side

South Africa 197/5   MV Boucher 16* (25b 2x4)

68.5

Onions to Boucher, no run, banged in short once again. Ducked more comfortably this time

68.6

Onions to Boucher, FOUR, on the pads again, an inside-edge flies out of the reach of a despairing Prior, and South Africa's 200 comes up in quick time this morning

South Africa 202/5   MV Boucher 20* (27b 3x4)

69.2

Swann to Boucher, FOUR, another powerful sweep, and Cook is very happy to see that one whistle to the boundary, inside of straight through his shin-bone

69.3

Swann to Boucher, no run, width, and Boucher deflects that to slip off his pad flap

69.4

Swann to Boucher, 3 runs, caressed through the covers with minimum fuss. Swann has had to pitch up because of Boucher's effective sweeping

69.6

Swann to Boucher, no run, no sweep this time, a rare dot-ball for Boucher in an aggressive morning's work

South Africa 211/5   MV Boucher 27* (31b 4x4)

71.1

Swann to Boucher, 1 run, tucked off the hip

71.4

Swann to Boucher, no run, a big stride and a full-faced block

71.5

Swann to Boucher, 1 run, drilled to mid-on again. England haven't quite been able to make things happen so far this morning

South Africa 214/5   MV Boucher 29* (34b 4x4)

72.1

Broad to Boucher, no run, width outside off stump, no stroke offered

72.2

Broad to Boucher, no run, deflected into the covers

72.3

Broad to Boucher, no run

72.4

Broad to Boucher, FOUR, short, wide, cut. Shot

72.5

Broad to Boucher, 3 runs, speared into the toes, and clipped urgently to deep midwicket. Onions gives chase, but that's the fifty partnership, and Boucher has made the morning's running

South Africa 221/5   MV Boucher 36* (39b 5x4)

73.1

Swann to Boucher, no run, defended on the line of off stump

73.2

Swann to Boucher, no run, looped up and nudged out to point

73.3

Swann to Boucher, no run, flighted delivery on leg stump, tucked square

73.4

Swann to Boucher, no run, more air once again, and flicked across the line to short leg

73.5

Swann to Boucher, no run, big stride and blocked with determination

73.6

Swann to Boucher, no run, whipped out to midwicket where Anderson half-stops with a full-stretch dive. Good work after an earlier fumble

South Africa 221/5   MV Boucher 36* (45b 5x4)

75.1

Swann to Boucher, 2 runs, a touch of width, and carved out to deep cover

75.2

Swann to Boucher, no run, round the wicket, and straightening on the line of middle. Blocked

75.3

Swann to Boucher, 1 run, looped up, and wafted with an open stance to midwicket

75.6

Swann to Boucher, no run, a leaning defensive, into the covers. That's another over done and dusted

South Africa 225/5   MV Boucher 39* (49b 5x4)

77.1

Swann to Boucher, OUT, well, well, we have a review coming up ... and it's looking good for England ... Swann straightened one from round the wicket, Boucher got in a good stride, but the ball clearly struck pad before bat, and HawkEye suggests it would have hit middle two-thirds of the way up. And that's out!

MV Boucher lbw b Swann 39 (72m 50b 5x4 0x6) SR: 78.00

South Africa 233/6   MV Boucher 39 (50b 5x4)
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Dec 30, 2009

Stuart Broad leads England's celebrations after they secured an innings victory at Kingsmead, South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Durban, December 30, 2009

Stuart Broad leads England's celebrations after they secured an innings victory at Kingsmead

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Dec 30, 2009

Mark Boucher was given out by the third umpire after England called for a review, South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Durban, December 30, 2009

Mark Boucher was given out by the third umpire after England called for a review

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