India in South Africa ODI Series - 4th ODI

South Africa v India

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

0.1

Khan to Amla, 1 run, full in length, from round the stumps right away to Amla who pushes this to the on side

0.2

Khan to Smith, 1 run, good delivery that landed on a good length outside off and kicked up even as it seamed away a bit. Smith was surprised by the extra bounce, ended up stabbing it to the off side

0.3

Khan to Amla, no run, lovely probing delivery from round the stumps, lands on a good length and sort of holds its line, Amla was beaten, pushes inside the line

0.4

Khan to Amla, no run, further away from the off stump and Amla, who normally likes going after these ones, shoulders arms

0.5

Khan to Amla, no run, gets forward to drive down the track but Zaheer dives to make a half-stop

0.6

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Shot! it was short in length outside off, Amla pressed his weight back in a flash and punched it sweetly through cover point

South Africa 6/0   Z Khan 1-0-6-0

2.1

Khan to Smith, no run, stays behind the line to defend the good-length delivery to the on side

2.2

Khan to Smith, 1 run, short in length, just outside off, run down to third man

2.3

Khan to Amla, 1 run, leans forward to push it to the on side for a single

2.4

Khan to Smith, no run, stays back to steer it to backward point

2.5

Khan to Smith, no run, stumbles forward and tries to drive on the up and through the off side but was in no position to make contact

2.6

Khan to Smith, no run, extra bounce on this one, short in length and outside off, Smith was shaping for the steer and is surprised by the bounce .. the ball leaps over the blade

South Africa 10/0   Z Khan 2-0-8-0

4.1

Khan to Smith, no run, short in length outside off, guided to backward point

4.2

Khan to Smith, no run, full in length and outside off, left alone

4.3

Khan to Smith, no run, stumbles forward to defend to the off side

4.4

Khan to Smith, no run, Hello! full in length and in the zone outside off and Smith goes for the off drive but goes so much inside the line! The ball rushes past the edge

4.5

Khan to Smith, no run, straightens from a good length outside off, Smith reaches out to push it to cover

4.6

Khan to Smith, no run, beaten again! Smith had a torrid time against Zak in the previous game. It continues on. AGain, he is pretty clueless whether it will come in or straighten and is beaten, pushing inside the line

South Africa 10/0   Z Khan 3-1-8-0

6.1

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Two in a row. Full in length and outside off stump, Amla wrists a lovely square punchy drive past backward point.

6.2

Khan to Amla, no run, from over the stumps now. It straightens on the middle and off line, dabbed to midwicket

6.3

Khan to Amla, 1 run, another one that straightens around the off stump line, Amla pushes outside the line and inside edges it to backward square-leg

6.4

Khan to Smith, FOUR, Whack! he moves down the track, again gets outside the leg in the process, and drags this over mid-on

6.5

Khan to Smith, 1 run, shuffles outside off this time and punches this past the bowler and Harbhajan moves to his left at mid-off to make the stop

6.6

Khan to Amla, no run, slants away from Amla who lets it go

South Africa 27/0   Z Khan 4-1-18-0

8.1

Khan to Smith, no run, length ball outside off, punched to mid-off by Smith

8.2

Khan to Smith, 1 run, slow full toss just outside off, Smith can't get the placement right as he saunters down the track and crunches the ball to mid-off

8.3

Khan to Amla, FOUR, Shot! short of length ball, on legstump, Amla had plenty of time to rock onto the back foot and hammer that to the midwicket boundary

8.4

Khan to Amla, 1 run, sensibly nudges this one past square leg for a single, South Africa have got a move on after a quiet start

8.5

Khan to Smith, no run, shortish ball just outside off, very close to Smith's body, he tries to run that down to third man but is cramped for room and nearly plays it onto his stumps

8.6

Khan to Smith, no run, Smith's struggle continues, a full ball well outside off, Smith looks to shovel it towards midwicket, mistimes it badly and the ball dribbles towards mid-on

South Africa 47/0   Z Khan 5-1-24-0

35.1

Khan to Botha, FOUR, Lovely timing! It was a full-length delivery on the middle from round the stumps, Botha leaned forward to whip it through wide midwicket

35.2

Khan to Botha, no run, full and outside off stump this time, steered to point

35.3

Khan to Botha, 1 run, gets forward to drive to left of mid-on where Yuvraj makes a diving stop to prevent a four

35.4

Khan to Duminy, 2 runs, tries the short one and Duminy pulls it well to the right of Yusuf at deep midwicket

35.5

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, slower off cutter just outside off, run down to Munaf at third man

35.6

Khan to Botha, 1 run, full from round the stumps, pushed towards mid-off for a quick single

South Africa 183/5   Z Khan 6-1-33-0

44.1

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, swats this one down to Nehra at fine-leg region

44.2

Khan to Peterson, 1 run, shortish delivery just outside off, flat-batted down to long-on

44.3

Khan to Duminy, no run, leans forward to push to the off side

44.4

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, fullish, outside off stump, jabbed out to the off

44.5

Khan to Peterson, no run, fullish, outside off, square driven to deep point

44.6

Khan to Peterson, 1 run

South Africa 220/6   Z Khan 7-1-37-0

46.1

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, just outside the off stump, run down to third man

46.2

Khan to Peterson, 1 run, around the off-stump line, pushed away to right of backward point

46.3

Khan to Duminy, FOUR, Top shot! He glided forward to caress the fullish delivery through extra cover. 50 up. Fab responsible knock, this.

46.4

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, low full toss, pushed to point

46.5

Khan to Peterson, FOUR, fires across a yorker, Robin tries to bring the bat down but the ball hits the boot and runs through vacant slips. Zaheer is not pleased; he reckons that it hit the boot and should be lbw ..

46.6

Khan to Peterson, 1 run, pushes this to extra cover

South Africa 238/6   Z Khan 8-1-49-0

48.1

Khan to Steyn, 1 run, full delivery on the middle stump line, stabbed out to the off

48.2

Khan to Duminy, 2 runs, on the pads, turned past square-leg for couple of runs

48.3

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, SA move to 251 as Duminy jabs this good-length delivery to the off side

48.4

Khan to Steyn, 1 run, fullish outside off, driven to mid-off

48.5

Khan to Duminy, no run, really full delivery on the middle, pushed out to bowler

48.6

Khan to Duminy, 1 run, on the pads, turned to square-leg for a single

South Africa 253/7   Z Khan 9-1-55-0
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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