New Zealand tour of South Africa, 1st Test: South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Nov 8-11, 2007
South Africa won by 358 runs
8,9,10,11 November 2007 (5-day match)
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  • Overs 51-100
8.2

Bond to Kallis, no run, wake up Mr Kallis! Bond nearly gets his man with a fuller delivery swinging away after pitching and Kallis fishes at it

8.3

Bond to Kallis, no run, gets the ball to swing in, Kallis gets forward and some wood on it as he pushes it to mid-on

8.4

Bond to Kallis, no run, tests him out with a bouncer on middle and leg, Kallis wisely ducks

8.5

Bond to Kallis, 1 run, misfield... Kallis pushes it firmly to mid-off but the fielder was a little too close. The ball rebounds off him wide of mid-on

South Africa 21/2   JH Kallis 1* (4b)
9.1

Martin to Kallis, no run, good restrictive line and length, pitches outside off and Kallis lets it go

9.2

Martin to Kallis, no run, makes Kallis play as he walks across his stumps and pushes it to mid-on

9.3

Martin to Kallis, no run, pacy... 147 kph! thuds it outside off, Kallis gets across and defends with the line to mid-off

9.4

Martin to Kallis, 1 run, drifts on the pads, Kallis tucks it past square leg and the fielder at deep backward square-leg runs across and cuts it off

South Africa 22/2   JH Kallis 2* (8b)
10.1

Bond to Kallis, no run, close! Bond draws Kallis forward with a fullish delivery. He plays it down with soft hands and the ball nearly carries to second slip

10.2

Bond to Kallis, 1 run, tucked away off the pads to fine leg

South Africa 27/2   JH Kallis 3* (10b)
11.1

Oram to Kallis, no run, starts off with a loosener outside off, Kallis lets it go

11.2

Oram to Kallis, FOUR, too full and wide from Oram, gives Kallis enough room to get forward and drive on the up past point and cover

11.3

Oram to Kallis, 1 leg bye, Oram compensates by dragging his length to a shorter one, gets the ball to drift in as well and Kallis uneasily works it to the on side, not expecting it to bounce so much

South Africa 36/2   JH Kallis 7* (13b 1x4)
12.1

O'Brien to Kallis, no run, starts off with a pacy delivery outside off, gets it to angle across the right-hander, left alone

12.2

O'Brien to Kallis, no run, good length outside off, Kallis gets some bat on it and pushes to the covers

12.3

O'Brien to Kallis, no run, lands it on a good length on off, the ball moves away after pitching and Kallis lets it go

12.4

O'Brien to Kallis, no run, maintains the same line and length, Kallis shoulders arms again

12.5

O'Brien to Kallis, no run, maintains the same line and length, Kallis shoulders arms again

12.6

O'Brien to Kallis, 1 run, runs in from slightly wide of the crease, gets the ball to angle into Kallis but drifts towards the hips. He works it down to fine leg

South Africa 37/2   JH Kallis 8* (19b 1x4)
13.1

Oram to Kallis, no run, appeal! gets forward to a delivery he should have stayed back, the ball catches him high on the hip and Oram appeals confidently

13.2

Oram to Kallis, no run, left alone to the keeper

13.3

Oram to Kallis, no run, lands it on a good length outside off, holds its line after pitching and Kallis leaves it

13.4

Oram to Kallis, no run, similar delivery, Oram is settling into a good rhythm here, keeps it outside off and Kallis is at sea

13.5

Oram to Kallis, no run, and again, leaves the batsman outside off

13.6

Oram to Kallis, no run, this time the line is a little further away from the off stump, as if tempting Kallis to drive. However, he still isn't interested

South Africa 37/2   JH Kallis 8* (25b 1x4)
15.1

Oram to Kallis, no run, short of a length, bends into the right-hander, Kallis tries to work it to the on side but was surprised by the extra bounce

15.2

Oram to Kallis, no run, landed on a good length around off, left alone

15.3

Oram to Kallis, no run, thuds it in short of a good length around the off stump, forces Kallis to go back and defend

15.4

Oram to Kallis, no run, adjusts his length to a fuller one, Kallis lets it go

15.5

Oram to Kallis, no run, decides to test him out with a bouncer, a slower one too, Kallis ducks and McCullum takes it on the first bounce

15.6

Oram to Kallis, no run, gets the ball to slant across the right-hander, left alone

South Africa 37/2   JH Kallis 8* (31b 1x4)
17.1

Oram to Kallis, no run, in the channel outside off, Kallis leaves it

17.2

Oram to Kallis, no run, gets the ball to bend into the right-hander after pitching, Kallis transfers his weight on the backfoot and defends off the meat of the bat

17.3

Oram to Kallis, no run, beaten! good testing stuff from Oram as he pitches up, draws Kallis on the drive past cover and the late away movement just beats the wood

17.4

Oram to Kallis, no run, this time he lets it go outside off

17.5

Oram to Kallis, no run, fullish in length outside off, Kallis gets forward and pushes it to mid-off

17.6

Oram to Kallis, no run, good length around the off stump, pushed to point

South Africa 37/2   JH Kallis 8* (37b 1x4)
18.2

O'Brien to Kallis, 1 run, just a little too full outside off, Kallis gets forward and that results in a defensive push just wide of cover

South Africa 39/2   JH Kallis 9* (38b 1x4)
19.1

Oram to Kallis, FOUR, superb stroke! overpitched outside off, in the slot to be driven, Kallis gets a good stride forward and unleashes a delectable cover drive

19.2

Oram to Kallis, no run, Oram learns from his mistake and adjusts his length to a shorter one and cramps Kallis for room. Left alone

19.3

Oram to Kallis, no run, just short of a good length on middle, goes back and defends

19.4

Oram to Kallis, no run, tries to work it wide of midwicket but ends up pushing to mid-on

19.5

Oram to Kallis, FOUR, where did that go? Oram manages some big inswing and Kallis, reading it early, gets across his stumps and whips it off the meat of the bat. The ball just went scorcing through the grass past square leg

19.6

Oram to Kallis, no run, gets a bit of away movement this time as Kallis lets it go

South Africa 51/2   JH Kallis 17* (44b 3x4)
21.1

Oram to Kallis, 1 run, gets the ball to angle in to the pads, Kallis gets across and works it down to square leg

21.6

Oram to Kallis, FOUR, pitched up outside off, draws Kallis forward, the ball gets a thick outside edge and bisects the gap between third slip and gully

South Africa 57/2   JH Kallis 22* (46b 4x4)
23.1

Vettori to Kallis, no run, fullish on off stump, pushed back to Vettori

23.2

Vettori to Kallis, no run, hardly any turn for Vettori as the ball goes through with the line, Kallis shoulders arms

23.3

Vettori to Kallis, no run, beaten! the first signs of turn as Kallis gets a stride forward and the ball just beats a likely edge

23.4

Vettori to Kallis, no run, appeal! Kallis defends on the frontfoot close to his pad. There could have been a thick inside edge on that

23.5

Vettori to Kallis, no run, pushed bacl to the bowler

23.6

Vettori to Kallis, no run, fuller in length outside off, pushed to the covers

South Africa 61/2   JH Kallis 22* (52b 4x4)
25.1

Vettori to Kallis, no run, pushed in full on off, driven back to Vettori

25.2

Vettori to Kallis, no run, pushed in full on middle and off, driven back to Vettori

25.3

Vettori to Kallis, no run, pushed in towards the pads, sticks to a full length and Kallis works it to short midwicket

25.4

Vettori to Kallis, 1 run, full in length outside off, pushed just wide of mid-off

South Africa 66/2   JH Kallis 23* (56b 4x4)
26.1

Martin to Kallis, no run, begins the over with a bouncer, thuds it in on the off stump line and Kallis ducks

26.2

Martin to Kallis, no run, digs it in short and makes Kallis play this time. The ball bends back in to the right hander and Kallis defends

26.3

Martin to Kallis, no run, dropped! How costly will that be? Martin lands it short of a length on off stump and gets it to kick. Kallis tries to fend and gets a thick outside edge to Papps at second slip. Papps got a hand to it on the dive but the ball slipped away

26.4

Martin to Kallis, no run

26.5

Martin to Kallis, no run, big indrift in to the right-hander, left alone

26.6

Martin to Kallis, FOUR, short, Kallis swivels and hooks. The ball gets his glove and flies over the keeper

South Africa 70/2   JH Kallis 27* (62b 5x4)
28.1

Martin to Kallis, 1 run, dropped again! And this was a sitter! Martin digs it in short, Kallis swivels and hooks, the ball is skied to O'Brien at fine leg. He has all the time in the world to take it down his throat but....ends up grabbing at it and the ball lobs off his hands

28.6

Martin to Kallis, 1 run, full in length on middle and leg, tries to work it wide of midwicket but ends up placing it to mid-on

South Africa 73/2   JH Kallis 29* (64b 5x4)
29.1

O'Brien to Kallis, OUT, what a comeback by New Zealand! straight after lunch that too... O'Brien bowls it full outside off and gets it to swing away late after pitching. Kallis goes for the cover drive, doesnt meet the ball off the face of the bat and ends up getting a thick underedge through to McCullum who dives low to his left

JH Kallis c †McCullum b O'Brien 29 (86m 65b 5x4 0x6) SR: 44.61

South Africa 73/3   JH Kallis 29 (65b 5x4)
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