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)

1.4

Ntini to Sibanda, OUT, excellent delivery on a good length, Sibanda had to play at it, gets a thin edge through to Boucher, who did not wait for the umpires decision, just walked off as he got the edge. Zimbabwe one down for one

V Sibanda c †Boucher b Ntini 0 (6m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Zimbabwe 1/1   TV Mufambisi 1* (1b)   M Ntini 0.4-0-1-1

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   CJ Chibhabha 6* (16b)   SM Pollock 4.2-1-9-1

12.1

Kallis to Masakadza, OUT, Kallis strikes first ball, good length delivery angled in, Masakadza looking to play through the on side, gets a leading edge in the air back down the track, Kallis does well to take the catch to his right

H Masakadza c & b Kallis 5 (15m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 38.46

Zimbabwe 33/3   CJ Chibhabha 7* (26b)   JH Kallis 0.1-0-0-1

16.1

Kallis to Taylor, OUT, Kallis picks up his second wicket, pitched up delivery outside the off stump, Taylor mistimes the drive in the air, Hall at short midwicket takes the catch low down to his left.

BRM Taylor c Hall b Kallis 5 (17m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.66

Zimbabwe 50/4   CJ Chibhabha 17* (38b 2x4)   JH Kallis 2.1-1-4-2

21.2

Hall to Matsikenyeri, OUT, wonderful delivery from Hall, nips back in from short of a length outside the off stump, Matsikenyeri looking for the cut, misses it, the ball takes the top of the off stump, he was not in any position to play the cut shot

S Matsikenyeri b Hall 14 (23m 18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

Zimbabwe 73/5   CJ Chibhabha 22* (51b 3x4)   AJ Hall 4.2-0-17-1

39.3

Peterson to Chigumbura, OUT, good flighted delivery outside the off stump, Chigumbura comes down the track and misses it, Boucher collects it quickly and whips off the bails, the batsman was a long way off the crease to get back

E Chigumbura st †Boucher b Peterson 30 (63m 62b 1x4 1x6) SR: 48.38

Zimbabwe 120/6   CJ Chibhabha 37* (98b 3x4)   RJ Peterson 7.3-0-24-1

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   HP Rinke 1* (4b)   M Ntini 7.4-0-28-2

41.4

Peterson to Rinke, OUT, good ball on the off and middle, looking to play to the on side, misses the line, strikes the pad in line with the stumps, loud shout goes up, given by umpire Howell

HP Rinke lbw b Peterson 3 (10m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Zimbabwe 126/8   P Utseya 0* (2b)   RJ Peterson 8.4-0-26-2

45.5

Hall to Ireland, OUT, good ball swinging in, Ireland once again goes for the big shot, misses it completely, the ball knocks back the off stump

AJ Ireland b Hall 1 (15m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 7.14

Zimbabwe 132/9   P Utseya 5* (13b)   AJ Hall 6.5-1-18-2

49.4

Hall to Rainsford, OUT, Hall picks up his third wicket, Rainsford comes down the track and goes for the big shot, misses it, the ball shatters the stumps

EC Rainsford b Hall 1 (17m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Zimbabwe 152/10   P Utseya 24* (32b 1x4 1x6)   AJ Hall 8.4-1-23-3
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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