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)

1.5

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, short in length outside the off stump, gets behind it and defends to the off side

1.6

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, once again short in length, Chibhabha on the back foot defends to point

Zimbabwe 1/1   CJ Chibhabha 0* (2b)

2.5

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, excellent delivery on a perfect length, swings away, lets it go through to Boucher

2.6

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, slightly over-pitched, driven well to mid off, excellent fielding saves a certain boundary

Zimbabwe 2/1   CJ Chibhabha 0* (4b)

4.1

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, line and length, Chibhabha playing from the crease, mistimes the drive to point

4.2

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, excellent delivery and well judged by Chibhabha, who lets the ball go, just goes over the stumps

4.3

Pollock to Chibhabha, 2 runs, length ball, Chibhabha works it through midwicket to the deep, Hall chases, slides and picks up the ball

4.4

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, length ball, Chibhabha defends on the front foot

4.5

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, good length delivery, Chibhabha covers the line and defends to the off side

4.6

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, good line and just short of a length, Chibhabha looking to force it through the off side, edges the ball on the ground

Zimbabwe 6/1   CJ Chibhabha 2* (10b)

5.3

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, good line and back of a length, Chibhabha defends off the back foot

5.4

Ntini to Chibhabha, 3 runs, short and wide outside the off stump, cut away in the air to the right of backward-point to the deep, Petersen chases and does well with a slide

5.6

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, back of a length, Chibhabha defends it to the off side

Zimbabwe 15/1   CJ Chibhabha 5* (13b)

7.1

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, good line and length, angled in, Chibhabha defends to the off side

7.2

Ntini to Chibhabha, 1 run, short ball, Chibhabha opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman

7.6

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length, Chibhabha defends on the back foot to backward-point

Zimbabwe 27/1   CJ Chibhabha 6* (16b)

9.1

Ntini to Chibhabha, 1 run, just short of a length, tucks up the batsman, who jumps up and plays, hits the glove and goes to the on side

Zimbabwe 28/2   CJ Chibhabha 7* (17b)

10.1

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, length ball, Chibhabha defends it away to the off side

10.2

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, short ball cut away to Petersen at backward-point

10.3

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, good line and length, Chibhabha defends it

10.4

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

10.5

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, just short of a length, Chibhabha looking it force it through the off side, gets an inside edge along the ground behind square leg

10.6

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length, Chibhabha gets in line on the back foot and defends to cover

Zimbabwe 28/2   CJ Chibhabha 7* (23b)

11.4

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, a sharp bouncer from Ntini, Chibhabha watches it and moves away from the line of the delivery

11.5

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length, Chibhabha driving off the back foot, fielded by Petersen at backward-point

11.6

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, smashed away on the up to mid off, cannot get it through the fielder, lovely shot for no runs

Zimbabwe 33/2   CJ Chibhabha 7* (26b)

13.1

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, right on the button, Chibhabha defends well to the off side

13.2

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length, Chibhabha goes for the pull and misses, the ball takes the jumper onto the track and then hits the pad and rolls onto the stumps, the bails do not get dislodged, lucky break for the batsman

13.3

Hall to Chibhabha, 1 wide, short leg side delivery, signalled wide

13.3

Hall to Chibhabha, FOUR, short outside the off stump, cut away nicely to backward-point fence, well put away

13.4

Hall to Chibhabha, 2 runs, worked through midwicket to the deep

13.5

Hall to Chibhabha, 1 leg bye, short and down leg, off the pad to fine leg

Zimbabwe 41/3   CJ Chibhabha 13* (31b 1x4)

14.1

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, line and length, Chibhabha gets an inside edge

14.2

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, good line and length, moves away, Chibhabha shoulders arms

14.3

Kallis to Chibhabha, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump, cuts hard wide of backward-point, the ball races to the fence.

14.4

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, short of a length, Chibhabha leaves it, through to Boucher

14.5

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, just short of a length, Chibhabha covers up the line and defends to mid off

14.6

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, over-pitched delivery outside the off stump, Chibhabha goes for the drive, gets the inside edge onto his boot

Zimbabwe 45/3   CJ Chibhabha 17* (37b 2x4)

15.6

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, bangs it in short, Chibhabha just gets out of the way, that ball was climbing as it came

Zimbabwe 50/3   CJ Chibhabha 17* (38b 2x4)

17.1

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, length ball, Chibhabha moves forward and defends to extra-cover

17.2

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, gets behind the short of a length delivery and defends it down beside the track on the off side

17.3

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, moves back and pushes it back down the track

17.4

Hall to Chibhabha, 1 wide, attempted slower ball which goes way down the leg side, signalled wide

17.4

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, good length delivery nips in, Chibhabha gets an edge to square leg, was late on the shot

17.5

Hall to Chibhabha, 1 wide, short one dug in, goes way over the head, signalled wide

17.5

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, line and length, Chibhabha moves forward and defends with an angled bat to point

17.6

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, full delivery, Chibhabha mistimes the drive to mid on, again was bit late on the drive.

Zimbabwe 57/4   CJ Chibhabha 17* (44b 2x4)

18.2

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, left alone outside the off stump

18.3

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, good length delivery, Chibhabha defends on the front foot to cover

18.4

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, good length delivery, Chibhabha mistimes the drive

18.5

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, bangs it in short, Chibhabha ducks under it

18.6

Kallis to Chibhabha, FOUR, cracking shot down the ground to long off fence, it was in the slot outside the off stump, got a lot of power on it

Zimbabwe 62/4   CJ Chibhabha 21* (49b 3x4)

19.6

Hall to Chibhabha, no run, just short of a length, Chibhabha driving off the back foot, fielded by Petersen at backward-point

Zimbabwe 64/4   CJ Chibhabha 21* (50b 3x4)

21.1

Hall to Chibhabha, 1 run, worked away behind square leg to pick up a single

Zimbabwe 73/4   CJ Chibhabha 22* (51b 3x4)

22.1

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, good line and just short of a length, Chibhabha on the back foot defending to the on side

22.2

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, good line and back of a length, Chibhabha defends

22.3

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, length ball, Chibhabha drives on the on side, fielded by Hall at short midwicket

22.4

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, gets behind it and defends to the on side

22.5

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, misses the slower ball, hits him high on the pad

22.6

Kallis to Chibhabha, no run, short ball, Chibhabha looking for the drive through the off side, gets an inside edge to the on side

Zimbabwe 73/5   CJ Chibhabha 22* (57b 3x4)

24.1

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, starts off with an excellent delivery, beats the bat

24.2

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, comes forward to a good length delivery and defends to cover

24.3

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, in the slot, driven well down the track, Kemp puts his feet to stop that, Ouch.. that must have hurt

24.4

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, length delivery defended to the off side

24.5

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, length ball, Chibhabha defends it

24.6

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, another ball in the slot, Chibhabha drives firmly to mid off, cannot get it through

Zimbabwe 73/5   CJ Chibhabha 22* (63b 3x4)

25.5

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

25.6

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, quicker delivery, pushed to backward-point on the front foot

Zimbabwe 74/5   CJ Chibhabha 22* (65b 3x4)

26.6

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, defended on the back foot to the off side

Zimbabwe 77/5   CJ Chibhabha 22* (66b 3x4)

29.1

Peterson to Chibhabha, 1 run, tossed up, driven to the sweeper cover for a single

Zimbabwe 89/5   CJ Chibhabha 23* (67b 3x4)

30.1

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump

30.2

Kemp to Chibhabha, 1 run, runs it down to thirdman to pick up a single

30.5

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, defended back to the bowler

30.6

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, turned away to square leg, fielder gets around quickly to prevent the run

Zimbabwe 91/5   CJ Chibhabha 24* (71b 3x4)

31.3

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, worked away to the on side

31.4

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, looking for the cut, nearly chopped it on his stumps

31.5

Peterson to Chibhabha, 1 run, short in length, worked to deep square leg

Zimbabwe 93/5   CJ Chibhabha 25* (74b 3x4)

32.1

Kemp to Chibhabha, no run, played to Pollock at midwicket

32.2

Kemp to Chibhabha, 2 runs, fuller and on the pads, worked to long leg, Ntini runs around and fields the ball and makes wonderful throw to the keeper

32.3

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

32.4

Kemp to Chibhabha, 1 run, over-pitched delivery driven to long on

32.6

Kemp to Chibhabha, 1 run, moves back and drives through cover to the sweeper cover for a single

Zimbabwe 98/5   CJ Chibhabha 29* (79b 3x4)

33.1

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler

33.2

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, plays to short fine leg

33.3

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, driven to midwicket

33.4

Peterson to Chibhabha, 1 run, played behind square leg to the deep

Zimbabwe 99/5   CJ Chibhabha 30* (83b 3x4)

34.1

Pollock to Chibhabha, 1 run, plays wide of Petersen at cover for a single

34.6

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run

Zimbabwe 103/5   CJ Chibhabha 31* (85b 3x4)

35.2

Peterson to Chibhabha, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a single

35.4

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, beats the bat outside the off stump

35.5

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

35.6

Peterson to Chibhabha, 2 runs, plays it slightly wide of long on, comes quickly for the second run, wonderful running

Zimbabwe 108/5   CJ Chibhabha 34* (89b 3x4)

36.4

Pollock to Chibhabha, 1 leg bye, strikes the pad, loud appeal, turned down, was drifting down the leg side

36.6

Pollock to Chibhabha, no run, bouncer on line, Chibhabha lets it go

Zimbabwe 111/5   CJ Chibhabha 34* (91b 3x4)

37.3

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, looking to play through the off side, gets an edge to the on side

37.4

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run

37.5

Peterson to Chibhabha, no run, slashed away in the air to thirdman

37.6

Peterson to Chibhabha, 1 run, comes forward and defends to the off side

Zimbabwe 116/5   CJ Chibhabha 35* (95b 3x4)

38.1

Ntini to Chibhabha, 1 run, slashed away in the air to thirdman

38.6

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, short one dug in, ducks under it

Zimbabwe 118/5   CJ Chibhabha 36* (97b 3x4)

39.2

Peterson to Chibhabha, 1 run, driven to long on

Zimbabwe 120/5   CJ Chibhabha 37* (98b 3x4)

40.1

Ntini to Chibhabha, 1 run, fuller in the slot, driven firmly to mid off, the fielder is a bit deep

40.3

Ntini to Chibhabha, no run, worked to midwicket

40.4

Ntini to Chibhabha, OUT, short ball, Chibhabha pulls it straight down the throat of Duminy at deep backward square leg, who takes the catch.

CJ Chibhabha c Duminy b Ntini 38 (160m 101b 3x4 0x6) SR: 37.62

Zimbabwe 122/7   CJ Chibhabha 38 (101b 3x4)
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