India in South Africa ODI Series - 4th ODI

South Africa v India

South Africa won by 48 runs (D/L method)

1.1

MM Patel to Smith, no run, short in length, straightens on the middle stump and holds up a bit .. Smith tried to adjust to the lack of pace but couldn't and the ball hits him on the thigh pad

1.2

MM Patel to Smith, 1 run, stays back to work this past square-leg for a single

1.3

MM Patel to Amla, 1 no ball, oversteps the mark and free hit coming up. Its in the zone outside off, left alone

1.3

MM Patel to Amla, no run, the slower one outside off, Amla had cleared the front foot and was setting himself for the slog across the line but is beaten by the lack of the pace. The ball moves through to Dhoni

1.4

MM Patel to Amla, no run, in the corridor outside off stump, left alone

1.5

MM Patel to Amla, no run, full in length, just outside off stump, Amla leans across to defend and gets an inside edge on to his pad

1.6

MM Patel to Amla, no run, lands on a good length outside off and moves on towards Dhoni

South Africa 8/0   MM Patel 1-0-2-0

3.1

MM Patel to Amla, no run, shuffles across and tries to work it to the on side but the ball stops on this slow pitch and he is too early with the shot. The ball rolls of the leading edge to the off

3.2

MM Patel to Amla, no run, stays back to punch it to the off side

3.3

MM Patel to Amla, no run, shuffles right across, gets outside the off stump but only manages to clip the ball from outside off to midwicket

3.4

MM Patel to Amla, no run, stays behind to defend this one to the off side

3.5

MM Patel to Amla, no run, again shuffles right across, ends outside off and Munaf pushes it outside off and Amla defends

3.6

MM Patel to Amla, no run, short in length, slower, Amla mistimes the intended forcing shot to mid-off

South Africa 10/0   MM Patel 2-1-2-0

5.1

MM Patel to Amla, 1 run, stays back to guide it to third man for a single

5.2

MM Patel to Smith, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump line, steered to third man

5.3

MM Patel to Amla, no run, tries to punch on the up but the ball comes on slowly again and he ends up mistiming it back to the bowler.

5.4

MM Patel to Amla, no run, straightens after landing on a good length outside off, Amla defends towards gully

5.5

MM Patel to Amla, 1 run, shuffles across towards off and clips a length delivery through midwicket

5.6

MM Patel to Smith, FOUR, breaks free with a big shot. He charges down the track, gets outside leg and swat-pulls a short-of-length delivery through wide mid-on

South Africa 17/0   MM Patel 3-1-9-0

7.1

MM Patel to Smith, 1 run, he went across the line and ended up dragging it from the middle stump line to deep backward square-leg

7.2

MM Patel to Amla, 1 run, in the channel outside off, run down to third man

7.3

MM Patel to Smith, 1 run, takes a single down to third man

7.4

MM Patel to Amla, no run, pushes this to the off side

7.5

MM Patel to Amla, 2 runs, Neat! It was a full-length delivery outside off, Amla waited on the front foot to adjust to the slow pace and drives through extra cover

7.6

MM Patel to Amla, (no ball) FOUR, Edged between Dhoni and wide lone slip. It straightened outside off stump, Amla went for the square drive and edged it. Raina and Dhoni both look at the big gap between them

7.6

MM Patel to Amla, FOUR, Thump! He went down on his knee and crashed this full delivery to the left of mid-off

7.6

MM Patel to Amla, FOUR, Thump! He went down on his knee and crashed this full delivery to the left of mid-off

South Africa 41/0   MM Patel 4-1-23-0

32.1

MM Patel to Botha, 1 run, short in length outside off, steered to right of third man

32.2

MM Patel to Duminy, no run, straightens on the off and middle, guided to backward point

32.3

MM Patel to Duminy, FOUR, Thump! Munaf tries the short ball and Duminy pulls it away in some style.

32.4

MM Patel to Duminy, no run, fuller and Duminy edges the off drive. The ball rushes past the off stump and Dhoni dives to his right to make a good stop

32.5

MM Patel to Duminy, no run, on a good length this time, steered to backward point

32.6

MM Patel to Duminy, 1 run, fullish, driven to Harbhajan at mid-off for a single

South Africa 164/5   MM Patel 5-1-29-0

34.1

MM Patel to Botha, no run, full in length in the zone outside off, left alone

34.2

MM Patel to Botha, 2 runs, shortish, cut to wide third man for couple of runs

34.3

MM Patel to Botha, no run, straightens outside off, defended on the back foot

34.4

MM Patel to Botha, 1 run, fuller, on the off, pushed towards mid-on for a quick single

34.5

MM Patel to Duminy, no run, moves forward and across to drive on the up and Rohit dives to his right at covers

34.6

MM Patel to Duminy, no run, full in length and again driven to Rohit

South Africa 174/5   MM Patel 6-1-32-0

45.1

MM Patel to Peterson, 1 run, fullish outside off, square driven to point

45.2

MM Patel to Duminy, 1 run, full in length, just outside off, turned wide of midwicket .. to left of Dhoni

45.3

MM Patel to Peterson, 1 run, slower, outside off, guided to short third man

45.4

MM Patel to Duminy, 1 run, short in length, chopped to backward point

45.5

MM Patel to Peterson, 1 run, low dipping full toss around off, worked around through midwicket

45.6

MM Patel to Duminy, 1 run, gets forward to drive to left of mid-off for a single

South Africa 226/6   MM Patel 7-1-38-0

49.1

MM Patel to Duminy, 2 runs, slower one, full in length on the middle, dragged to deep midwicket. The throw came in to Munaf who was pretty slow in dislodging the bails, and the batsman dived to get back inside the crease

49.2

MM Patel to Duminy, 1 run, rushes down the track, Munaf pushes it wide outside off, Duminy reaches out to tap it to right of cover fielder

49.3

MM Patel to Steyn, 1 run, full delivery on the middle, dragged through midwicket

49.4

MM Patel to Duminy, SIX, Boom! Duminy clears the front foot and heaves the good-length delivery over midwicket boundary. A thumping pull of the front foot

49.5

MM Patel to Duminy, 1 run, crashes this hard but Virat intercepts it at mid-off

49.6

MM Patel to Steyn, 1 bye, swing and a miss. It was a slower one and Steyn went for the slog but missed. They rush across for a bye though

South Africa 265/7   MM Patel 8-1-49-0
Series Results
South Africa v India at Centurion - Jan 23, 2011
South Africa won by 33 runs (D/L method)
South Africa v India at Port Elizabeth - Jan 21, 2011
South Africa won by 48 runs (D/L method)
South Africa v India at Cape Town - Jan 18, 2011
India won by 2 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Johannesburg - Jan 15, 2011
India won by 1 run
South Africa v India at Durban - Jan 12, 2011
South Africa won by 135 runs
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Jan 21, 2011

Rain brought an early conclusion to the game, South Africa v India, 4th ODI, Port Elizabeth, January 21, 2011

Rain brought an early conclusion to the game

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Jan 21, 2011

MS Dhoni hits one straight to the fielder, South Africa v India, 4th ODI, Port Elizabeth, January 21, 2011

MS Dhoni hits one straight to the fielder

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