Zimbabwe tour of South Africa, 2006/07 / Commentary

Zimbabwe in South Africa ODI Series - 2nd ODI

South Africa v Zimbabwe

South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 134 balls remaining)

40.6

Ntini to Utseya, no run, back of a length angled in, defended to backward-point

Zimbabwe 123/7   P Utseya 0* (1b)

41.3

Peterson to Utseya, 1 leg bye, off the pad to backward-point, they scamper through for a leg bye

Zimbabwe 126/7   P Utseya 0* (2b)

42.1

Ntini to Utseya, 1 run, played to thirdman for a single

42.4

Ntini to Utseya, no run, excellent delivery outside the off stump, plays forward and gets beaten

42.5

Ntini to Utseya, no run, looking to drive on the up through the off side, misses it, through to Boucher

42.6

Ntini to Utseya, 1 run, full delivery, Utseya driving to deep point to pick up a single and the stirke

Zimbabwe 129/8   P Utseya 2* (6b)

43.1

Peterson to Utseya, no run, played back to the bowler

43.2

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

43.3

Peterson to Utseya, no run, pushes to the off side

43.4

Peterson to Utseya, no run, comes forward and defends

43.5

Peterson to Utseya, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

Zimbabwe 130/8   P Utseya 3* (11b)

44.1

Ntini to Utseya, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to thirdman

Zimbabwe 131/8   P Utseya 4* (12b)

45.1

Hall to Utseya, 1 run, driven to the sweeper cover

Zimbabwe 132/8   P Utseya 5* (13b)

46.1

Pollock to Utseya, no run, driven to mid on

46.2

Pollock to Utseya, 2 runs, fuller delivery outside the off stump, creams it through cover-point to the deep

46.3

Pollock to Utseya, no run, slower delivery pushed to point

46.4

Pollock to Utseya, no run, good line and length delivery, Utseya defends on the front foot to mid off

46.5

Pollock to Utseya, no run, short ball, mistimes the shot to wide mid on

46.6

Pollock to Utseya, no run, slower delivery, pushes upishly to extra-cover

Zimbabwe 134/9   P Utseya 7* (19b)

47.3

Hall to Utseya, no run, driven wide of Kallis at midwicket, who does well to prevent any run

47.4

Hall to Utseya, no run, full delivery, Utseya mistimes the drive to mid off

47.5

Hall to Utseya, 2 runs, full toss driven down the ground to long on

47.6

Hall to Utseya, 1 run, straight full toss, Utseya drives to mid off and takes a quick single, the throw was wide of the target

Zimbabwe 138/9   P Utseya 10* (23b)

48.1

Pollock to Utseya, SIX, short ball, Utseya pulls on the front foot in front of square leg and over the fence, lovely strike that for maximum

48.2

Pollock to Utseya, no run, driven to point, cannot get it through

48.3

Pollock to Utseya, no run, gets an edge to short fine leg

48.4

Pollock to Utseya, FOUR, full and on the legs, Utseya hits it in the air, one bounce into the midwicket fence, another wonderful strike

48.5

Pollock to Utseya, 2 runs, pulled in the air to long on, comes back quickly for the second run, good running, brings up the 150

48.6

Pollock to Utseya, 1 run, yorker dug out to the on side

Zimbabwe 151/9   P Utseya 23* (29b 1x4 1x6)

49.1

Hall to Utseya, no run, swing and a miss outside the off stump

49.2

Hall to Utseya, no run, yorker length wide outside the off stump, hint of reverse swing there

49.3

Hall to Utseya, 1 run, this time the batsman connects, uses his feet and drives to long off

Zimbabwe 152/9   P Utseya 24* (32b 1x4 1x6)
Series Results
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Potchefstroom - Sep 20, 2006
South Africa won by 171 runs
South Africa v Zimbabwe at East London - Sep 18, 2006
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 134 balls remaining)
South Africa v Zimbabwe at East London - Sep 17, 2006
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Bloemfontein - Sep 15, 2006
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
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