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)

1.1

Ntini to Mufambisi, 1 run, steers it down to thirdman, off the mark

Zimbabwe 1/0   TV Mufambisi 1* (1b)

2.1

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, good shape outside the off stump, swings away, left alone

2.2

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, length ball defended back down the track

2.3

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, nips back in from outside the off stump, hits high on the pad

2.4

Pollock to Mufambisi, 1 run, drifting on the pads, neatly worked to fine leg

Zimbabwe 2/1   TV Mufambisi 2* (5b)

3.1

Ntini to Mufambisi, no run, length ball, Mufambisi plays and misses the ball, through to Boucher

3.2

Ntini to Mufambisi, no run, just short of a length, Mufambisi on the back foot defending to the off side

3.3

Ntini to Mufambisi, no run, good line and back of a length, again tucks up Mufambisi, who blocks it to the off side

3.4

Ntini to Mufambisi, no run, short of a length, Mufambisi drives through the off side to mid off

3.5

Ntini to Mufambisi, 2 runs, driven on the up wide of backward-point to the deep, comes back for the second run

3.6

Ntini to Mufambisi, no run, angled in from outside the off stump, defended on the back foot to cover-point

Zimbabwe 4/1   TV Mufambisi 4* (11b)

5.1

Ntini to Mufambisi, FOUR, over-pitched delivery, Mufambisi drives the ball down the track to long on fence, elegant looking shot

5.2

Ntini to Mufambisi, 1 run, excellent delivery angled in, tucks up Mufambisi, who gets an edge to long leg

5.5

Ntini to Mufambisi, 1 run, worked away to the on side for a single

Zimbabwe 15/1   TV Mufambisi 10* (14b 1x4)

6.1

Pollock to Mufambisi, 2 runs, short in length on the middle and leg, turned away behind square leg to the deep

6.2

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, good line and length, Mufambisi driving slightly away from his body to point

6.3

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, good line and just short of a length, movement away, excellent delivery, Mufambisi plays away from his body, through to Boucher

6.4

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, another wonderful delivery moves away after pitching, beats the bat again

6.5

Pollock to Mufambisi, FOUR, too full and on the pads, Mufambisi works it through midwicket to the fence, wonderful shot

6.6

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, line and length, Mufambisi defends on the track

Zimbabwe 21/1   TV Mufambisi 16* (20b 2x4)

7.3

Ntini to Mufambisi, FOUR, lovely shot on the up, driven well through extra-cover to the fence

7.4

Ntini to Mufambisi, no run, just short of a length, Mufambisi defends it on the front foot to cover

7.5

Ntini to Mufambisi, 1 run, runs it down to thirdman to pick up a single

Zimbabwe 27/1   TV Mufambisi 21* (23b 3x4)

8.1

Pollock to Mufambisi, no run, good line and length, Mufambisi plays and misses the ball, moves away after pitching, a beauty from Pollock

8.2

Pollock to Mufambisi, OUT, knocks back the stumps, lovely delivery on a good length, nips back after pitching just outside the off stump, Mufambisi plays all over it, hits the top of the leg stump.

TV Mufambisi b Pollock 21 (33m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 84.00

Zimbabwe 27/2   TV Mufambisi 21 (25b 3x4)
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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