Zimbabwe tour of South Africa, 2006/07 / Commentary

Zimbabwe in South Africa ODI Series - 3rd ODI

South Africa v Zimbabwe

South Africa won by 171 runs

Here we go, the players are out in the middle, it will be Alviro Petersen and Bosman to open the innings, it will be Rainsford bowling to Bosman.

Please stay tuned for the live coverage, join us in a few minutes.

2:10pm Toss: South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat.

2:00pm Hello and welcome, we are back again with Cricinfo's live coverage of the third ODI at Sedgars Park, Potchefstroom. South Africa have already taken the series. Zimbabwe will be looking to improve on their performance from the previous matches.

Now for some team news, De Villiers has a cut on his heel and Gibbs has a slight groin strain, both of them are rested for today's match. All the players who have not played so far will be given a chance. Kamungozi makes his debut for Zimbabwe.

The South Africa team for today Kallis, Alviro Petersen, Bosman, Boucher, Duminy, Kemp, Hall, Van der wath, Telemachus, Langeveldt and Nel. For Zimbabwe Utseya, Chibhabha, Chigumbura, Duffin, Kamungozi, Masakadza, Matsikenyeri, Mupariwa, Rainsford, Sibanda and Taylor.

There is some sad news, Daryl Harper's mom passed away in Australia this morning, there will be a minutes silence for her before the start.&

0.1

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, short of a length, Petersen defends off the back foot to the off side

0.2

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, left alone outside the off stump

0.3

Rainsford to Bosman, 1 run, worked behind square leg for a single, off the mark

0.4

Rainsford to Petersen, no run, lets it go outside the off stump

0.5

Rainsford to Petersen, no run, length ball, keeps a bit low, Petersen defends to the off side

0.6

Rainsford to Petersen, FOUR, slightly fuller outside the off stump, Petersen drives on the front foot through covers, the ball races to the fence, lovely shot

End of over 1 (5 runs) South Africa 5/0 (RR: 5.00)
AN Petersen    4* (3b 1x4)      EC Rainsford    1-0-5-0
LE Bosman    1* (3b)     

1.1

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, mistimes the drive to mid on

1.2

Mupariwa to Bosman, FOUR, driven off the back foot to cover fence, wonderful shot

1.3

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, brushes the pad to the keeper

1.4

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, defended to the off side

1.5

Mupariwa to Bosman, FOUR, driven in the air over mid off to the fence, wonderful strike from Bosman

1.6

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, plays it back down the track

End of over 2 (8 runs) South Africa 13/0 (RR: 6.50)
LE Bosman    9* (9b 2x4)      T Mupariwa    1-0-8-0
AN Petersen    4* (3b 1x4)      EC Rainsford    1-0-5-0

2.1

Rainsford to Petersen, 2 runs, back of a length on the middle and leg, turns it off his hips to deep backward square leg, good running fetches couple of runs

2.2

Rainsford to Petersen, no run, left alone outside the off stump

2.3

Rainsford to Petersen, (no ball) 1 run, driven wide of mid off, Rainsford oversteps

2.3

Rainsford to Bosman, 1 run, turned around to long leg for a single

2.4

Rainsford to Petersen, FOUR, lovely shot driven on the up through covers to the fence

2.5

Rainsford to Petersen, no run

2.6

Rainsford to Petersen, no run

End of over 3 (9 runs) South Africa 22/0 (RR: 7.33)
AN Petersen    11* (9b 2x4)      EC Rainsford    2-0-14-0
LE Bosman    10* (10b 2x4)      T Mupariwa    1-0-8-0

3.1

Mupariwa to Bosman, 1 wide, outside the off stump, too wide

3.1

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, defended to covers on the back foot

3.2

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run

3.3

Mupariwa to Bosman, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, cut hard off the back foot, well put away

3.4

Mupariwa to Bosman, 1 run

3.5

Mupariwa to Petersen, no run

3.6

Mupariwa to Petersen, no run

End of over 4 (6 runs) South Africa 28/0 (RR: 7.00)
AN Petersen    11* (11b 2x4)      T Mupariwa    2-0-14-0
LE Bosman    15* (14b 3x4)      EC Rainsford    2-0-14-0

4.1

Rainsford to Bosman, no run

4.2

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, inside edge onto the pads

4.3

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, driven to backward-point

4.4

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, goes back and defends, gets an inside edge

4.5

Rainsford to Bosman, 1 no ball

4.5

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, defends to the off side

4.6

Rainsford to Bosman, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs to thirdman

End of over 5 (2 runs) South Africa 30/0 (RR: 6.00)
LE Bosman    16* (21b 3x4)      EC Rainsford    3-0-16-0
AN Petersen    11* (11b 2x4)      T Mupariwa    2-0-14-0

5.1

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run

5.2

Mupariwa to Bosman, FOUR, nicely done, worked to square leg fence

5.3

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, worked behind square leg

5.4

Mupariwa to Bosman, FOUR, cut well past the slips to thirdman fence

5.5

Mupariwa to Bosman, no run, defended to the on side

5.6

Mupariwa to Bosman, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman

End of over 6 (9 runs) South Africa 39/0 (RR: 6.50)
LE Bosman    25* (27b 5x4)      T Mupariwa    3-0-23-0
AN Petersen    11* (11b 2x4)      EC Rainsford    3-0-16-0

6.1

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, good length delivery on the off and middle, pushes gently to mid on

6.2

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, length delivery, Bosman defends to short cover

6.3

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, defended on the back foot to gully

6.4

Rainsford to Bosman, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, cut away hard to backward-point fence

6.5

Rainsford to Bosman, 1 run, misfield on the on side allows a single

6.6

Rainsford to Petersen, no run, left alone outside the off stump

Change in the bowling, Chibhabha comes into the attack

End of over 7 (5 runs) South Africa 44/0 (RR: 6.28)
AN Petersen    11* (12b 2x4)      EC Rainsford    4-0-21-0
LE Bosman    30* (32b 6x4)      T Mupariwa    3-0-23-0

7.1

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, defended on the back foot towards gully

7.2

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, just short of a length, Bosman defends to the on side

7.3

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, length ball, Bosman defends it back to the bowler

7.4

Chibhabha to Bosman, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, cut away hard in the air to backward-point fence

7.5

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, defended to the off side

7.6

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, played to the on side

Mupariwa comes back

End of over 8 (4 runs) South Africa 48/0 (RR: 6.00)
LE Bosman    34* (38b 7x4)      CJ Chibhabha    1-0-4-0
AN Petersen    11* (12b 2x4)      EC Rainsford    4-0-21-0

8.1

Mupariwa to Petersen, no run, good line and length delivery, Petersen defends it back to the bowler

8.2

Mupariwa to Petersen, no run, just short of a length, Petersen pushes it off the back foot, goes in the air to mid off

8.3

Mupariwa to Petersen, 3 runs, short of a length, Petersen drives off the back foot, poor fielding at mid on, allows three runs

8.4

Mupariwa to Bosman, 4 wides, down the leg side, the keeper misses, they run three byes

8.4

Mupariwa to Petersen, no run, left alone outside the off stump

8.5

Mupariwa to Petersen, no run, hits through the line to extra-cover

8.6

Mupariwa to Petersen, FOUR, on the legs, nicely clipped through midwicket, the ball races along to the fence

End of over 9 (11 runs) South Africa 59/0 (RR: 6.55)
AN Petersen    18* (18b 3x4)      T Mupariwa    4-0-34-0
LE Bosman    34* (38b 7x4)      CJ Chibhabha    1-0-4-0

9.1

Rainsford to Bosman, 1 run, fuller delivery, pushes to mid on and goes through with a quick single

9.2

Rainsford to Petersen, 1 run, good length delivery, Petersen turns it around square leg for a good single

9.3

Rainsford to Bosman, 3 runs, nicely turned past the square leg umpire to the deep

9.4

Rainsford to Petersen, 1 run, driven to mid on, who is a bit deep, single taken

9.5

Rainsford to Bosman, 2 runs, moves foward and opens the face off the bat and plays wide off thirdman, another poor fielding, allows the extra run

9.6

Rainsford to Bosman, no run, good line and length, Bosman pushes to mid off

Utseya comes on to bowl

End of over 10 (8 runs) South Africa 67/0 (RR: 6.70)
LE Bosman    40* (42b 7x4)      EC Rainsford    5-0-29-0
AN Petersen    20* (20b 3x4)      T Mupariwa    4-0-34-0

10.1

Utseya to Petersen, 1 run, nicely tossed up, driven to long off for a single

10.2

Utseya to Bosman, 3 runs, driven nicely wide of long on, picks up three runs

10.3

Utseya to Petersen, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a quick single

10.4

Utseya to Bosman, 1 run, cut to the sweeper cover for a single

10.5

Utseya to Petersen, no run, defended to the off side

10.6

Utseya to Petersen, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

The second powerplay has not been taken Taylor standing up

End of over 11 (7 runs) South Africa 74/0 (RR: 6.72)
AN Petersen    23* (24b 3x4)      P Utseya    1-0-7-0
LE Bosman    44* (44b 7x4)      EC Rainsford    5-0-29-0

11.1

Chibhabha to Petersen, 1 run, driven to mid off for a single

11.2

Chibhabha to Bosman, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to thirdman

11.3

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, fuller delivery driven to mid on

11.4

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, good line and length, Petersen defends it on the front foot, fielded by the bowler

11.5

Chibhabha to Petersen, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, cuts it hard off the back foot to backward-point fence, bad ball put away

11.6

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, this time misses the cut shot, was a bit closer to the body, through to Taylor

South Africa racing along

End of over 12 (6 runs) South Africa 80/0 (RR: 6.66)
AN Petersen    28* (29b 4x4)      CJ Chibhabha    2-0-10-0
LE Bosman    45* (45b 7x4)      P Utseya    1-0-7-0

12.1

Utseya to Bosman, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a single

12.2

Utseya to Petersen, 1 run, uses his feet well and drives to long on

12.3

Utseya to Bosman, 1 run, driven to covers for a single

12.4

Utseya to Petersen, 3 runs, cut away wide of the fielder at backward-point to the deep

12.5

Utseya to Bosman, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover for a single

12.6

Utseya to Petersen, 1 run, uses his feet and drives well to long on

End of over 13 (8 runs) South Africa 88/0 (RR: 6.76)
AN Petersen    33* (32b 4x4)      P Utseya    2-0-15-0
LE Bosman    48* (48b 7x4)      CJ Chibhabha    2-0-10-0

13.1

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, mistimes the drive onto his boots

13.2

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, moves forward and defends well to extra-cover

13.3

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, driven on the up towards extra-cover

13.4

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, short delivery not put away, it was there to be hit, under-edges to the ground

13.5

Chibhabha to Petersen, 1 run, drives it on the up to the sweeper cover for a single

13.6

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, good slower delivery outside the off stump, Bosman plays and misses, a stifled appeal from Taylor for a catch

Harper signals for the second powerplay Chigumbura comes on to bowl

End of over 14 (1 run) South Africa 89/0 (RR: 6.35)
LE Bosman    48* (49b 7x4)      CJ Chibhabha    3-0-11-0
AN Petersen    34* (37b 4x4)      P Utseya    2-0-15-0

14.1

Chigumbura to Petersen, no run, pitched up delivery, driven firmly straight to the fielder at extra-cover, thoughts of a single, turned down

14.2

Chigumbura to Petersen, no run, back of a length delivery, mistimes the pull to square leg

14.3

Chigumbura to Petersen, 1 run, cut away to the sweeper cover for a single

14.4

Chigumbura to Bosman, no run, full and on the legs, misses the shot, strikes the pad low down, was going down leg

14.5

Chigumbura to Bosman, (no ball) SIX, good strike this for maximum, it was in the slot, hit in the air wide and over long off fence, lovely shot, brings up his 50

14.5

Chigumbura to Bosman, FOUR, another wonderful shot, short delivery outside the off stump, cut away behind point to the fence

14.6

Chigumbura to Bosman, no run, mistimes the cut to cover

End of over 15 (12 runs) South Africa 101/0 (RR: 6.73)
LE Bosman    58* (53b 8x4 1x6)      E Chigumbura    1-0-12-0
AN Petersen    35* (40b 4x4)      CJ Chibhabha    3-0-11-0

15.1

Chibhabha to Petersen, FOUR, good shot, on the legs, well picked up and lofted in the air, one bounce into the midwicket fence

15.2

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run

15.3

Chibhabha to Petersen, FOUR, this time waits for the ball and turns it around to square leg fence, well played

15.4

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, drives the ball in the air to mid on, not a well timed shot

15.5

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, short delivery, under-edges the cut to the off side

15.6

Chibhabha to Petersen, no run, slower delivery turned to square leg

End of over 16 (8 runs) South Africa 109/0 (RR: 6.81)
AN Petersen    43* (46b 6x4)      CJ Chibhabha    4-0-19-0
LE Bosman    58* (53b 8x4 1x6)      E Chigumbura    1-0-12-0

16.1

Chigumbura to Bosman, no run, in the slot outside the off stump, driven straight to extra-cover

16.2

Chigumbura to Bosman, FOUR, lot of bottom-hand on the shot, swings it in front of square leg to the fence

16.3

Chigumbura to Bosman, SIX, good strike for maximum, lofts it high and over long on fence, he fetched it from wide outside the off stump

16.4

Chigumbura to Bosman, 3 wides, down the leg side, Bosman misses the shot, keeper fails to collect the ball, they go through with the bye

16.4

Chigumbura to Bosman, no run, off the pad to the on side

16.5

Chigumbura to Bosman, 1 run, steers it down to thirdman for a single

16.6

Chigumbura to Petersen, 2 runs, full on the legs, clipped to deep backward square leg

End of over 17 (16 runs) South Africa 125/0 (RR: 7.35)
AN Petersen    45* (47b 6x4)      E Chigumbura    2-0-28-0
LE Bosman    69* (58b 9x4 2x6)      CJ Chibhabha    4-0-19-0

17.1

Chibhabha to Bosman, FOUR, short ball pulled away well to midwicket fence, good shot

17.2

Chibhabha to Bosman, SIX, another huge strike, picks it up and hits it high over the midwicket fence

Bosman loving this

17.3

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, good ball on a yorker length, dug out to the off side

17.4

Chibhabha to Bosman, no run, plays too early, goes back down the track

17.5

Chibhabha to Bosman, FOUR, poor delivery on the legs, clipped away to midwicket fence

17.6

Chibhabha to Bosman, 2 runs, driven to extra-cover, fielder gets a hand to it, goes to the deep

Kamungozi comes on, time for some leg breaks

End of over 18 (16 runs) South Africa 141/0 (RR: 7.83)
LE Bosman    85* (64b 11x4 3x6)      CJ Chibhabha    5-0-35-0
AN Petersen    45* (47b 6x4)      E Chigumbura    2-0-28-0

18.1

Kamungozi to Petersen, no run, driven back

18.2

Kamungozi to Petersen, no run, pushes to the off side

18.3

Kamungozi to Petersen, SIX, good shot, uses his feet and lofts it high and over long on fence for maximum, brings up his 50 in style

18.4

Kamungozi to Petersen, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

18.5

Kamungozi to Bosman, no run, defended back down the track

18.6

Kamungozi to Bosman, no run, cut straight to the fielder at cover

Third powerplay taken

End of over 19 (7 runs) South Africa 148/0 (RR: 7.78)
LE Bosman    85* (66b 11x4 3x6)      T Kamungozi    1-0-7-0
AN Petersen    52* (51b 6x4 1x6)      CJ Chibhabha    5-0-35-0

19.1

Masakadza to Petersen, 1 run, fuller delivery pushed to long on for a single

19.2

Masakadza to Bosman, 1 run, a thickish edge to square leg, brings up 150, a record partnership at this ground

19.3

Masakadza to Petersen, FOUR, driven off the back foot to cover fence

19.4

Masakadza to Petersen, FOUR, another bad ball put away, rocks on the back foot and cuts hard to cover-point fence

19.5

Masakadza to Petersen, no run, good ball this time, defends it back to the bowler

19.6

Masakadza to Petersen, no run, moves forward and pushes to point

End of over 20 (10 runs) South Africa 158/0 (RR: 7.90)
AN Petersen    61* (56b 8x4 1x6)      H Masakadza    1-0-10-0
LE Bosman    86* (67b 11x4 3x6)      T Kamungozi    1-0-7-0

20.1

Kamungozi to Bosman, 2 runs, hits it in the air wide of long on

20.2

Kamungozi to Bosman, no run, misses the sweep shot

20.3

Kamungozi to Bosman, OUT, the debutant picks up his first wicket, nicely tossed up, Bosman uses his feet and looks to go over the on side, misses it, Taylor behind the wicket collects the ball and whips off the bails, referred to the third umpire, given out, he could not get his feet back in the crease in time

LE Bosman st †Taylor b Kamungozi 88 (89m 70b 11x4 3x6) SR: 125.71

Kallis walks out into the middle

20.4

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

20.5

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, bit more turn, Kallis plays and misses

20.6

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, short ball driven off the back foot to the off side, good fielding in the covers saves runs

End of over 21 (2 runs) South Africa 160/1 (RR: 7.61)
JH Kallis    0* (3b)      T Kamungozi    2-0-9-1
AN Petersen    61* (56b 8x4 1x6)      H Masakadza    1-0-10-0

21.1

Masakadza to Petersen, no run, line and length, Petersen defends it

21.2

Masakadza to Petersen, 1 run, full and wide of the off stump, Petersen drives to the sweeper cover

21.3

Masakadza to Kallis, FOUR, wide of the off stump, Kallis drives the ball through the off side to deep cover-point, poor fielding from Rainsford allows a boundary

21.4

Masakadza to Kallis, no run

21.5

Masakadza to Kallis, no run, driven to mid off

21.6

Masakadza to Kallis, FOUR, whipped away nicely in the gap between midwicket and mid on, the fielder chases in vain as the ball races along into the fence

End of over 22 (9 runs) South Africa 169/1 (RR: 7.68)
JH Kallis    8* (7b 2x4)      H Masakadza    2-0-19-0
AN Petersen    62* (58b 8x4 1x6)      T Kamungozi    2-0-9-1

22.1

Kamungozi to Petersen, no run, slower through the air, defended to the off side

22.2

Kamungozi to Petersen, FOUR, a long hop put away, pulls it well in the air to midwicket fence

22.3

Kamungozi to Petersen, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side

22.4

Kamungozi to Petersen, no run, uses his feet and drives it back to the bowler, who does well to stop it

22.5

Kamungozi to Petersen, FOUR, short and spins wide, Petersen cuts hard to extra-cover fence

22.6

Kamungozi to Petersen, 1 run, driven to long on to pick up an easy single

Rainsford comes back

End of over 23 (9 runs) South Africa 178/1 (RR: 7.73)
AN Petersen    71* (64b 10x4 1x6)      T Kamungozi    3-0-18-1
JH Kallis    8* (7b 2x4)      H Masakadza    2-0-19-0

23.1

Rainsford to Petersen, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

23.2

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, good length delivery, Kallis defends it on the front foot back to the bowler

23.3

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, good line and length, bit slower, Kallis watches it closely and lets it go

23.4

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, driven on the up to mid off

23.5

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, good ball from Rainsford, right in the block-hole, dug out by Kallis back to the bowler, who looks to throw down the stumps

23.6

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, walks down the track and looks to hit it over the midwicket fielder, misses it, takes it on the pad, loud appeal, turned down, he was a long way outside the crease

End of over 24 (1 run) South Africa 179/1 (RR: 7.45)
JH Kallis    8* (12b 2x4)      EC Rainsford    6-0-30-0
AN Petersen    72* (65b 10x4 1x6)      T Kamungozi    3-0-18-1

24.1

Kamungozi to Petersen, 1 run, driven off the back foot to long on

24.2

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, comes forward and defends to the on side

24.3

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, cut away to the sweeper cover on the front foot

24.4

Kamungozi to Petersen, 3 runs, quicker delivery outside the off stump, plays it late to thirdman region, Matsikenyeri chases it, dives forward and makes a good stop

24.5

Kamungozi to Kallis, FOUR, tossed up, driven on the up to cover fence, lovely shot, fielder running around cannot stop it

24.6

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, pushes to the off side

End of over 25 (9 runs) South Africa 188/1 (RR: 7.52)
JH Kallis    13* (16b 3x4)      T Kamungozi    4-0-27-1
AN Petersen    76* (67b 10x4 1x6)      EC Rainsford    6-0-30-0

25.1

Rainsford to Petersen, 1 run, full delivery driven wide of mid on for a single

25.2

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, cut hard straight to backward-point

25.3

Rainsford to Kallis, 1 no ball, oversteps, driven firmly to mid off

25.3

Rainsford to Kallis, 2 runs, driven on the up past the diving extra-cover fielder to the deep

25.4

Rainsford to Kallis, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover to pick up an easy single

25.5

Rainsford to Petersen, 1 run, fuller delivery driven to long on

25.6

Rainsford to Kallis, no run, full toss, Kallis drives to mid on, cannot get the placement

End of over 26 (6 runs) South Africa 194/1 (RR: 7.46)
JH Kallis    16* (21b 3x4)      EC Rainsford    7-0-36-0
AN Petersen    78* (69b 10x4 1x6)      T Kamungozi    4-0-27-1

26.1

Kamungozi to Petersen, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

26.2

Kamungozi to Petersen, 1 run, short ball pulled away in front of square leg to the deep

26.3

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, defended to the on side

26.4

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, good fielding at extra-cover as it was driven to him

26.5

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, driven back to the bowler, who does well

26.6

Kamungozi to Kallis, 2 runs, full down leg side, Kallis sweeps it away to fine leg

End of over 27 (3 runs) South Africa 197/1 (RR: 7.29)
JH Kallis    18* (25b 3x4)      T Kamungozi    5-0-30-1
AN Petersen    79* (71b 10x4 1x6)      EC Rainsford    7-0-36-0

27.1

Utseya to Petersen, no run, defended to the on side

27.2

Utseya to Petersen, 1 run, cut away to deep backward-point

27.3

Utseya to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side

27.4

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, swept to deep square leg

27.5

Utseya to Petersen, OUT, Utseya gets the wicket, tossed up outside the off stump, looks to drive through the on side, mistimes it straight back to the bowler, who takes the catch to his right

AN Petersen c & b Utseya 80 (119m 74b 10x4 1x6) SR: 108.10

Boucher walks into bat

27.6

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, quick single taken to midwicket, run out chance, referred to the third umpire, given not out

End of over 28 (3 runs) South Africa 200/2 (RR: 7.14)
MV Boucher    1* (1b)      P Utseya    3-0-18-1
JH Kallis    19* (27b 3x4)      T Kamungozi    5-0-30-1

28.1

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run, swept to fine leg

28.2

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, driven to long on

28.3

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run

28.4

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, driven to deep extra-cover

28.5

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run, turns it around the corner to square leg

28.6

Kamungozi to Kallis, 2 runs, worked gently through midwicket, comes quickly for the second run, good running

End of over 29 (7 runs) South Africa 207/2 (RR: 7.13)
JH Kallis    23* (30b 3x4)      T Kamungozi    6-0-37-1
MV Boucher    4* (4b)      P Utseya    3-0-18-1

29.1

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long on

29.2

Utseya to Kallis, 2 runs, driven to deep extra-cover

29.3

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

29.4

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, swept well to deep backward square leg

29.5

Utseya to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side

29.6

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, driven to deep point

End of over 30 (6 runs) South Africa 213/2 (RR: 7.10)
JH Kallis    27* (34b 3x4)      P Utseya    4-0-24-1
MV Boucher    6* (6b)      T Kamungozi    6-0-37-1

30.1

Kamungozi to Kallis, FOUR, swept away well in the air behind square leg to the fence

30.2

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, driven to the off side

30.3

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run

30.4

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, swept to deep backward square leg

30.5

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run, drops it to short cover and takes off for a quick single

30.6

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, mistimes the drive to long off

End of over 31 (7 runs) South Africa 220/2 (RR: 7.09)
JH Kallis    33* (39b 4x4)      T Kamungozi    7-0-44-1
MV Boucher    7* (7b)      P Utseya    4-0-24-1

31.1

Utseya to Kallis, 2 runs, good shot from Kallis who works it to deep midwicket, wonderful fielding there

31.2

Utseya to Kallis, no run

31.3

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a quick single

31.4

Utseya to Boucher, FOUR, Dropped at deep midwicket by Mupariwa, uses his feet and lofts it high in the air to deep midwicket, it goes through the hands of the fielder to the fence

31.5

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, swept to deep backward square leg

31.6

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, driven to the off side

End of over 32 (9 runs) South Africa 229/2 (RR: 7.15)
JH Kallis    37* (43b 4x4)      P Utseya    5-0-33-1
MV Boucher    12* (9b 1x4)      T Kamungozi    7-0-44-1

32.1

Kamungozi to Kallis, no run, plays it back to the bowler

32.2

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, chips it in the air to long on

32.3

Kamungozi to Boucher, 2 runs, cuts to deep backward-point, comes back for the second run

32.4

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run, looks to use his feet but then waits at the crease and drives to the sweeper cover

32.5

Kamungozi to Kallis, 1 run, driven to long off

32.6

Kamungozi to Boucher, FOUR, uses his feet wonderfully well and plays an inside-out shot to extra-cover fence, the fielder could not get around it

End of over 33 (9 runs) South Africa 238/2 (RR: 7.21)
MV Boucher    19* (12b 2x4)      T Kamungozi    8-0-53-1
JH Kallis    39* (46b 4x4)      P Utseya    5-0-33-1

33.1

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

33.2

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, sweeps well to deep midwicket

33.3

Utseya to Kallis, no run, sweeps and misses

33.4

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a quick single

33.5

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, cut away to the sweeper cover for a single

33.6

Utseya to Kallis, FOUR, lovely sweep shot, hit very hard, the umpire had to duck, the ball goes into the square leg fence, the fielder could not get around it

Mupariwa comes back

End of over 34 (8 runs) South Africa 246/2 (RR: 7.23)
JH Kallis    45* (50b 5x4)      P Utseya    6-0-41-1
MV Boucher    21* (14b 2x4)      T Kamungozi    8-0-53-1

34.1

Mupariwa to Boucher, 3 runs, turned away nicely behind square leg to the deep, a desperate fielding there saves a run

34.2

Mupariwa to Kallis, no run, drives bit early, the ball came slowly, mistimes it to extra-cover

34.3

Mupariwa to Kallis, no run, this time connects well, driven straight to the fielder

34.4

Mupariwa to Kallis, 1 run, stands tall and drives on the up to the sweeper cover, brings up the South African 250

34.5

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 run, backs off to the on side and chips it in the air to long off

34.6

Mupariwa to Kallis, no run, driven straight to the fielder at extra-cover

Time for drinks Looks like South Africa are heading towards a big score coming round the wicket

End of over 35 (5 runs) South Africa 251/2 (RR: 7.17)
JH Kallis    46* (54b 5x4)      T Mupariwa    5-0-39-0
MV Boucher    25* (16b 2x4)      P Utseya    6-0-41-1

35.1

Utseya to Boucher, no run, uses his feet and plays to midwicket

35.2

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, cut to the sweeper cover

35.3

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, again cut to the sweeper cover for a single

35.4

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, cuts to sweeper cover for another single

35.5

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, works to square leg for a single

35.6

Utseya to Boucher, SIX, good strike from Boucher, tossed up delivery outside the off stump, Boucher gets down on his knee and swings it high and over the midwicket fence for maximum

End of over 36 (10 runs) South Africa 261/2 (RR: 7.25)
MV Boucher    33* (20b 2x4 1x6)      P Utseya    7-0-51-1
JH Kallis    48* (56b 5x4)      T Mupariwa    5-0-39-0

36.1

Mupariwa to Kallis, 1 run, on the pads, worked to deep square leg for a single

36.2

Mupariwa to Boucher, SIX, in the slot outside the off stump, Boucher hits it over the extra-cover fence for maximum, that was a wonderful strike

36.3

Mupariwa to Boucher, 2 runs, slower delivery, chips it high in the air wide of long on

36.4

Mupariwa to Boucher, no run, yorker on the legs dug out to the on side

36.5

Mupariwa to Boucher, FOUR, this time Boucher picks up the midwicket fence, goes hard at it

36.6

Mupariwa to Boucher, no run, slower yorker dug out to the off side

End of over 37 (13 runs) South Africa 274/2 (RR: 7.40)
MV Boucher    45* (25b 3x4 2x6)      T Mupariwa    6-0-52-0
JH Kallis    49* (57b 5x4)      P Utseya    7-0-51-1

37.1

Utseya to Kallis, 1 run, driven wide of long on for a single, brings up his 50

37.2

Utseya to Boucher, SIX, smashes it high and over wide long fence, brings up his 50 in style

37.3

Utseya to Boucher, 2 runs, this time lofts it to long off

37.4

Utseya to Boucher, SIX, another wonderful strike, slog sweeps it high and over midwicket fence for maximum

37.5

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, Dropped at extra-cover by Duffin, hits it straight into his hands

37.6

Utseya to Kallis, OUT, tossed up outside the off stump, slower through the air, Kallis goes for the big shot on the on side, gets a leading edge and goes high in the air towards short thirdman, where Chigumbura takes the catch

JH Kallis c Chigumbura b Utseya 50 (65m 59b 5x4 0x6) SR: 84.74

Kemp is the new batsman

End of over 38 (16 runs) South Africa 290/3 (RR: 7.63)
     P Utseya    8-0-67-2
MV Boucher    60* (29b 3x4 4x6)      T Mupariwa    6-0-52-0

38.1

Kamungozi to Boucher, no run, uses his feet and drives to the off side

38.2

Kamungozi to Boucher, SIX, lofts it high and over extra-cover fence

38.3

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long on

38.4

Kamungozi to Kemp, no run

38.5

Kamungozi to Kemp, 1 run, pushes to cover

38.6

Kamungozi to Boucher, 1 run, swept to deep midwicket

End of over 39 (9 runs) South Africa 299/3 (RR: 7.66)
MV Boucher    68* (33b 3x4 5x6)      T Kamungozi    9-0-62-1
JM Kemp    1* (2b)      P Utseya    8-0-67-2

39.1

Utseya to Boucher, 2 runs, swept to deep midwicket

39.2

Utseya to Boucher, no run

39.3

Utseya to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long on

39.4

Utseya to Kemp, no run

39.5

Utseya to Kemp, 1 run, cut to sweeper cover

39.6

Utseya to Boucher, SIX, uses his feet well and hits it straight and high over the long on fence

End of over 40 (10 runs) South Africa 309/3 (RR: 7.72)
MV Boucher    77* (37b 3x4 6x6)      P Utseya    9-0-77-2
JM Kemp    2* (4b)      T Kamungozi    9-0-62-1

40.1

Kamungozi to Kemp, no run

40.2

Kamungozi to Kemp, SIX, uses his feet and hits it straight to long off for maximum, it sails over the fielder

40.3

Kamungozi to Kemp, no run

40.4

Kamungozi to Kemp, 2 runs, driven straight back past the bowler to long off

40.5

Kamungozi to Kemp, OUT, tossed up, comes down the track and looks to drive through the off side, misses it completely, Taylor behind the wicket collects the ball and whips off the bails

JM Kemp st †Taylor b Kamungozi 10 (9m 9b 0x4 1x6) SR: 111.11

40.6

Kamungozi to van der Wath, no run, defended to the off side

End of over 41 (8 runs) South Africa 317/4 (RR: 7.73)
JJ van der Wath    0* (1b)      T Kamungozi    10-0-70-2
MV Boucher    77* (37b 3x4 6x6)      P Utseya    9-0-77-2

41.1

Rainsford to Boucher, 1 run, makes room and drives to the sweeper cover

41.2

Rainsford to van der Wath, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

41.3

Rainsford to Boucher, 1 run, goes for the slog, mistimes it to deep midwicket

41.4

Rainsford to van der Wath, no run, full toss mistimed to extra-cover

41.5

Rainsford to van der Wath, 2 runs, hits it high and straight down the ground, does not go the distance

41.6

Rainsford to van der Wath, 1 wide, down the leg side

41.6

Rainsford to van der Wath, 2 runs, yorker length, dug out to long on, comes quickly for the second run

End of over 42 (8 runs) South Africa 325/4 (RR: 7.73)
JJ van der Wath    5* (5b)      EC Rainsford    8-0-44-0
MV Boucher    79* (39b 3x4 6x6)      T Kamungozi    10-0-70-2

42.1

Chibhabha to Boucher, SIX, right in the slot for Boucher, who launches it high and over the long off fence into the stands, wonderful strike

42.2

Chibhabha to Boucher, FOUR, another good shot, clears his leg and hits it in the air behind square leg to the fence

42.3

Chibhabha to Boucher, FOUR, short ball pulled away in the air to square leg fence

42.4

Chibhabha to Boucher, 2 runs, this time did not get his bat under the ball, miscues it high in the air wide of long off

42.5

Chibhabha to Boucher, SIX, launches it high and over the long on fence, sails over the fielder for maximum, brings up his 100 in style, he is now fastest to 100 for South Africa beating Gibbs. This is also Boucher's maiden ODI century

42.6

Chibhabha to Boucher, FOUR, driven in the air to extra-cover fence, wonderful strike and wonderful batting

End of over 43 (26 runs) South Africa 351/4 (RR: 8.16)
MV Boucher    105* (45b 6x4 8x6)      CJ Chibhabha    6-0-61-0
JJ van der Wath    5* (5b)      EC Rainsford    8-0-44-0

43.1

Rainsford to van der Wath, OUT, Rainsford gets the wicket, it was quick and straight, Van der Wath goes for the big shot on the on side, misses it completely, knocks back the middle stump

JJ van der Wath b Rainsford 5 (15m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

43.2

Rainsford to Duminy, no run

43.3

Rainsford to Duminy, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

43.4

Rainsford to Boucher, 1 run, full toss driven to long on

43.5

Rainsford to Duminy, 1 run, nudged to fine leg

43.6

Rainsford to Boucher, 1 run, Dropped at extra-cover by Duffin

End of over 44 (4 runs) South Africa 355/5 (RR: 8.06)
MV Boucher    107* (47b 6x4 8x6)      EC Rainsford    9-0-48-1
JP Duminy    2* (3b)      CJ Chibhabha    6-0-61-0

44.1

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long off

44.2

Mupariwa to Duminy, 2 runs, driven to long off

44.3

Mupariwa to Duminy, 1 run, nicely struck down the ground to long on

44.4

Mupariwa to Boucher, SIX, full toss at a right height, Boucher hits it well and over the square leg fence for maximum

44.5

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 leg bye, yorker on the legs, inside edge to short fine leg

44.6

Mupariwa to Duminy, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

End of over 45 (12 runs) South Africa 367/5 (RR: 8.15)
JP Duminy    6* (6b)      T Mupariwa    7-0-63-0
MV Boucher    114* (50b 6x4 9x6)      EC Rainsford    9-0-48-1

45.1

Masakadza to Duminy, no run, driven to backward-point a dot-ball

45.2

Masakadza to Duminy, 1 run, driven to mid off, quick single, run out chance missed by the bowler

45.3

Masakadza to Boucher, 1 run, full toss driven to long on

45.4

Masakadza to Duminy, 1 run, driven to deep backward-point for a single

45.5

Masakadza to Boucher, 2 runs, goes for the big shot, mistimes to long on, Mupariwa misfields, allows the extra run

45.6

Masakadza to Boucher, 1 run, another slog, mistimes to deep midwicket

End of over 46 (6 runs) South Africa 373/5 (RR: 8.10)
MV Boucher    118* (53b 6x4 9x6)      H Masakadza    3-0-25-0
JP Duminy    8* (9b)      T Mupariwa    7-0-63-0

46.1

Mupariwa to Boucher, 2 runs, yorker length, played wide of long on

46.2

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 run, low full toss, not well timed, driven to long on

46.3

Mupariwa to Duminy, 1 run, goes for the big shot, mistimes to midwicket

46.4

Mupariwa to Boucher, no run, that was in the slot, driven hard straight back to Mupariwa, who gets hit on the knee, he is down

looks ok though, went through his hands on to his knee, he is back on his feet

46.5

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long on

46.6

Mupariwa to Duminy, 2 runs, wide full toss driven to deep extra-cover

End of over 47 (7 runs) South Africa 380/5 (RR: 8.08)
JP Duminy    11* (11b)      T Mupariwa    8-0-70-0
MV Boucher    122* (57b 6x4 9x6)      H Masakadza    3-0-25-0

47.1

Masakadza to Boucher, FOUR, hits it hard in the air to long on, where Mupariwa drops the catch, goes through his hands and rolls into the fence

47.2

Masakadza to Boucher, 1 run, worked to the on side

47.3

Masakadza to Duminy, 1 run, sliced away to thirdman

47.4

Masakadza to Boucher, 1 run, driven to long on

47.5

Masakadza to Duminy, FOUR, driven well through extra-cover to the fence, lovely shot

47.6

Masakadza to Duminy, FOUR, another good shot, pulled well in the air to midwicket fence

End of over 48 (15 runs) South Africa 395/5 (RR: 8.22)
JP Duminy    20* (14b 2x4)      H Masakadza    4-0-40-0
MV Boucher    128* (60b 7x4 9x6)      T Mupariwa    8-0-70-0

48.1

Mupariwa to Boucher, SIX, in the slot, clears the left leg and launches it high and over wide long on fence and into the stands for maximum

48.2

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 run, low full toss driven to long on

48.3

Mupariwa to Duminy, 2 runs, driven straight past the bowler to long off

48.4

Mupariwa to Duminy, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler

48.5

Mupariwa to Duminy, 1 run, drops just short of Duffin as it was hit in the air to midwicket

48.6

Mupariwa to Boucher, 1 run, yorker dug out to extra-cover

End of over 49 (11 runs) South Africa 406/5 (RR: 8.28)
MV Boucher    136* (63b 7x4 10x6)      T Mupariwa    9-0-81-0
JP Duminy    23* (17b 2x4)      H Masakadza    4-0-40-0

49.1

Rainsford to Boucher, 2 runs, pulled away in the air to deep midwicket

49.2

Rainsford to Boucher, 2 runs, driven down the ground to long off

49.3

Rainsford to Boucher, FOUR, hit in the air to long off, where Matsikenyeri makes a good attempt to take the catch, drops it and the ball rolls into the fence

49.4

Rainsford to Boucher, 1 run, Dropped again, looks to go over the midwicket, gets a leading edge and goes miles in the air, Taylor calls for it, waits for the ball a long time and then drops the catch

49.5

Rainsford to Duminy, 1 run, plays to the off side for a single

49.6

Rainsford to Boucher, 2 runs, yorker, makes room and drives to long on, comes quickly for the second run

South Africa end up on 418 for 5 wickets, wonderful knock from Boucher for his 147 in 68 balls, fastest hundred for South Africa, 10 sixes in his innings. Wonderful display of batting from the South African batsmen. Please join us after the break.

For all the details of the match so far please check out the Bulletin by George Binoy. Welcome back to the Zimbabwean chase. Duffin and Sibanda walk out on what looks like a excellent batting track. Nel to start the proceedings

End of over 50 (12 runs) South Africa 418/5
MV Boucher    147* (68b 8x4 10x6)      EC Rainsford    10-0-60-1
JP Duminy    24* (18b 2x4)      T Mupariwa    9-0-81-0
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