Pakistan in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v Pakistan

South Africa won by 211 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

0.1

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, starts with a slightly wide one, Smith chases after it, bit of movement away and Smith misses

0.2

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, slightly closer to off, jags back in towards Smith who hangs his bat out and is beaten past the inside-edge

0.3

Umar Gul to Smith, 1 run, on the pads, whipped in front of square leg for a single, cheers greet the first run of the match

0.4

Umar Gul to Petersen, no run, a stifled appeal for lbw, extra bounce there for Gul, Petersen facing his first delivery, edges that away to the leg side

0.5

Umar Gul to Petersen, no run, length ball outside off, 134.8kph, Gul grunts as he allows that through to the keeper, Petersen happy to leave

0.6

Umar Gul to Petersen, no run, and again, 135kph from Gul, slight movement away, outside off and Petersen happy to leave

South Africa 1/0   Umar Gul 1-0-1-0

2.1

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, down the leg side from Gul, 138.8 kph, through to the keeper

2.2

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, shifts his line to outside off, 136.6kph, left alone by Smith, a hint of inward movement

2.3

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, short of length ball moving in, Smith shuffles across as he does so often, struck on the thigh pad as he looks to nurdle the ball towards square leg

2.4

Umar Gul to Smith, 1 run, length ball well outside off, Smith dabs it towards cover for a single

2.5

Umar Gul to Petersen, no run, goes straight on after pitching on a length outside off, Petersen happy to leave that 138kph delivery

2.6

Umar Gul to Petersen, no run, moves in a bit towards Petersen, still far enough outside off for the batsman to allow it through to the keeper

South Africa 3/0   Umar Gul 2-0-2-0

4.1

Umar Gul to Petersen, 1 leg bye, nudged towards square leg for a single

4.2

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, a short ball, Smith awkwardly defends that one, jumping to get on top of the bounce

4.3

Umar Gul to Smith, 1 run, pushed towards cover for a quick single

4.4

Umar Gul to Petersen, no run, pitched up and well outside off, there's a bit of movement here for the bowlers, and good carry, this one is left alone

4.5

Umar Gul to Petersen, 1 run, back of a length and outside off, dropped in the direction of cover, Smith is up and running early and they pinch a single

4.6

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, beaten outside off, Gul gets that one to snake away from Smith, who didn't cover for the movement, no edge however

South Africa 6/0   Umar Gul 3-0-4-0

6.1

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, length ball just outside off, Smith moves across and defends to the leg side

6.2

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, Gul grunts as he hurls this one, just outside off moving away a hint, Smith moves across to cover his stumps and lifts the bat over his head as he allows the ball through to the keeper

6.3

Umar Gul to Smith, 2 runs, the typical Smith nudge towards deep square leg, short of length ball on middle stump from Gul

6.4

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, too far outside off to worry Smith

6.5

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, short of length ball on middle and leg stump, pushed in the direction of mid-on, a loud 'No,' from Smith

6.6

Umar Gul to Smith, FOUR, not the best of deliveries from Gul, overpitched and down the leg side, Smith helps that down towards fine leg for the first boundary of the match, the schoolkids love that and create quite a noise

South Africa 12/0   Umar Gul 4-0-10-0

13.1

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, that is pitched up and towards the leg stump, worked towards midwicket

13.2

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, length ball just outside off, Smith moves across and defends towards the bowler

13.3

Umar Gul to Smith, 2 runs, on the pads, back of a length, Smith loves it there, helped towards deep backward square leg

13.4

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, lovely ball, Gul from round the wicket, gets the ball to angle in and then it jags away, Smith is completely beaten by that one

13.5

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, pitched up this time, Smith falling over as he plays that towards the leg side, that was a thick inside-edge on to the pad

13.6

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, length ball outside off, defended from the crease towards point

South Africa 29/0   Umar Gul 5-0-12-0

15.1

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, Gul bowling from round the wicket, pitched on a length and outside off, defended down the track

15.2

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, snakes in from outside off, Smith doesn't expect it to move as much as it did and is struck on the pads

15.3

Umar Gul to Smith, 2 runs, full and around off, thumped away towards deep backward square leg, easy to do given the angle from round the wicket

15.4

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, switches to over the wicket, a back of length ball on middle and leg stump, Smith jumps and defends to the leg side

15.5

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, pitched up, a good delivery from Gul on off stump, defended to the leg side by Smith

15.6

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, length ball outside off, defended towards the off side this time

South Africa 40/0   Umar Gul 6-0-14-0

17.1

Umar Gul to Petersen, 1 run, good ball from Gul, on a length and just outside off, Petersen looks to defend and inside-edges that towards backward square leg

17.2

Umar Gul to Smith, 1 run, back of a length ball just outside off, patted towards cover for a quick single, South Africa have run well this morning, often taking the sharp singles to rotate the strike

17.3

Umar Gul to Petersen, 1 run, length ball slanting in towards off stump, worked towards square leg

17.4

Umar Gul to Smith, no run, shortish ball outside off, 135.5kph, Smith keeps his bat low and gets his head out of the line of that one

17.5

Umar Gul to Smith, 1 run, length ball outside off, pushed towards cover for another quick run

17.6

Umar Gul to Petersen, 1 run, shorter from Gul, 135.3kph, Petersen loves going for the pull, he didn't want to put too much power as he played it this time, sends it towards fine leg for a single

South Africa 46/0   Umar Gul 7-0-19-0

19.1

Umar Gul to Smith, OUT, there's another one! this session has changed, and Smith's big day doesn't result in a big score for him, that was pitched up and nipped away, Smith looks to play if off the front foot towards mid-on, an outside edge through to the keeper, Smith is gone for 24

GC Smith c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Umar Gul 24 (96m 59b 2x4 0x6) SR: 40.67

19.2

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, back of a length ball from Gul, blocked towards cover

19.3

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, keeps it on a back of a length, 133kph, played towards cover once more

19.4

Umar Gul to Kallis, FOUR, an easy delivery for Kallis to get going, that was length and on the pads, whipped away behind square leg for four

19.5

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, tests him with a short ball, 132kph, Kallis doesn't get the bat down low as he ducks

19.6

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, length ball outside off, not much movement this time, batsman shoulders arms

South Africa 50/2   Umar Gul 8-0-23-1

21.1

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, too wide outside off to worry Kallis, who shoulders arms to that one

21.2

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, length ball just outside off, a firm drive off the front foot towards cover, not placed well enough for a single

21.3

Umar Gul to Kallis, 1 run, slants in after bouncing just outside off, Kallis clips that from middle stump behind square leg, that stayed a bit low as well

21.4

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, short of a length ball outside off, hint of away movement, Amla content to leave

21.5

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, ooh, that was just past the outside edge, that seams away just a hint, pitching back of a length and around off, Amla looks to defend and is beaten, how Pakistan would have loved an edge there

21.6

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, a touch short from Gul, Amla jumps and slaps that towards point

South Africa 57/2   Umar Gul 9-0-24-1

23.1

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, length ball around off stump, blocked off the front foot

23.2

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, short of length ball outside off, moves away a touch, Kallis allows that through to the keeper

23.3

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, pitched up, 130.7kph, blocked back towards the bowler

23.4

Umar Gul to Kallis, FOUR, pitched up and that is superbly driven by Kallis towards midwicket, he's looking good here,

23.5

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, extra bounce there, Kallis is discomforted as he keeps that away, tapped to the off side

23.6

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, driven to the off side to end the over

South Africa 66/2   Umar Gul 10-0-28-1

35.1

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, back of a length and outside off, move away a hint as well, Kallis shoulders arms

35.2

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, too wide outside off once more

35.3

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, closer to off this time, but not close enough to make Kallis play, once more he allows the ball through to the keeper

35.4

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, back of a length ball closer to off stump, Kallis shows the full face as he blocks back towards the bowler

35.5

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, back to well outside off, Kallis isn't interested in that one

35.6

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, too wide once more, no worries for Kallis

South Africa 117/2   Umar Gul 11-1-28-1

37.1

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, 129.8kph from Gul, too wide outside off once more

37.2

Umar Gul to Kallis, 1 run, back of a length ball on the pads, eased down towards fine leg

37.3

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, Gul grunting with the effort, length ball outside off, pushed to the leg side by Amla

37.4

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, length ball around off, not much movement now for Gul, solid defence to the off side by Amla

37.5

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, length ball on off stump, more defence from Amla

37.6

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, just short of a length, outside off, 131 kph, a firm push towards cover

South Africa 120/2   Umar Gul 12-1-29-1

39.1

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, shortish ball, 133.8kph, Kallis ducks under that one comfortably

39.2

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, short of length ball, 133kph, outside off, Kallis allows it through to the keeper

39.3

Umar Gul to Kallis, no run, gets that one to swerve away after pitching outside of, starting too far from the stumps to worry Kallis

39.4

Umar Gul to Kallis, OUT, what a catch that is, and what an uncharacteristic way for Kallis to go, another short ball from Gul, Kallis goes for the pull, gets a bit of a top edge, immediately there is a shout of 'Catch,' Asad Shafiq had to move to his left at deep midwicket, he's at full stretch as he dives to pouch that massive wicket for Pakistan, that was a screamer from Shafiq

JH Kallis c Asad Shafiq b Umar Gul 50 (82m 78b 9x4 0x6) SR: 64.10

39.5

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, length ball on off stump is defended to the off side

39.6

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, outside off and that's left alone

South Africa 125/3   Umar Gul 13-2-29-2

41.1

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, well outside off, Amla doesn't need to play those

41.2

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, length ball is driven on the up, firmly but straight at the bowler

41.3

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, outside off once more, Amla shoulders arms once more

41.4

Umar Gul to Amla, no run, short of a length ball outside off, left alone

41.5

Umar Gul to Amla, FOUR, whiplash drive from Amla, that was back of a length and just outside off, opens the face as he drives that one the up and through cover, top shot that

41.6

Umar Gul to Amla, 1 run, length ball on off, an inside-out drive towards mid-off

South Africa 130/3   Umar Gul 14-2-34-2

64.1

Umar Gul to du Plessis, 1 run, length ball angling in from Gul, helped down towards fine leg

64.2

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, angling in, de Villiers to punch the ball towards mid-on he misses and is struck on the pad, that was going down

64.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, length ball outside off, left alone by de Villiers

64.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, short of length ball on off stump, blocked back down the track

64.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, another good shot for no run, that was pitched up and crisply straight driven, Gul gets a hand on that though, leaving the non-striker scrambling back to make his ground

64.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 2 runs, short ball is swatted away towards deep midwicket, a flamboyant shot that

South Africa 185/4   Umar Gul 15-2-37-2

66.1

Umar Gul to du Plessis, no run, length ball just outside off, defended after getting behind the line

66.2

Umar Gul to du Plessis, 1 run, length ball just outside off, punched firmly towards mid-on for a quick single

66.3

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, short of length ball well outside off, left alone

66.4

Umar Gul to de Villiers, no run, a thick inside-edge onto the pads as he defends off the front foot, not much reverse-swing so far for Gul here

66.5

Umar Gul to de Villiers, FOUR, a cracking shot from de Villiers, that was pitched up and outside off, that is gracefully punched through cover for four, looked terrific

66.6

Umar Gul to de Villiers, 1 run, back of a length ball, dropped towards midwicket with soft hands and a quick single is taken

South Africa 194/4   Umar Gul 16-2-43-2

68.1

Umar Gul to du Plessis, 2 runs, length ball angling in towards off stump, elegantly swished away towards deep midwicket

68.2

Umar Gul to du Plessis, no run, pitched up, well outside off stump, left alone

68.3

Umar Gul to du Plessis, no run, a good-looking drive off the front foot towards mid-off

68.4

Umar Gul to du Plessis, no run, length ball on off stump, careful defence back down the pitch

68.5

Umar Gul to du Plessis, no run, length ball just outside off, blocked off the front foot to the leg side

68.6

Umar Gul to du Plessis, no run, length ball outside off, 130.5kph, batsman shoulders arms

South Africa 196/4   Umar Gul 17-2-45-2

82.1

Umar Gul to Elgar, no run, length ball on off stump, defended to the off side

82.2

Umar Gul to Elgar, no run, pushed towards mid-on by Elgar

82.3

Umar Gul to Elgar, no run, length ball on off stump, 130kph, defended to the off side, Elgar takes the bottom hand off the bat as he plays that

82.4

Umar Gul to Elgar, no run, back of a length ball on middle and off, defended from the crease, back down the pitch

82.5

Umar Gul to Elgar, 1 run, on the pads, short of length ball, glanced down towards fine leg

82.6

Umar Gul to Philander, no run, shortish ball well outside off, left alone by Philander

South Africa 240/7   Umar Gul 18-2-46-2

84.1

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, looks ot drive that outside off and misses

84.2

Umar Gul to Steyn, FOUR, looks to drive once more, this time he doesn't miss - gets a thick outside edge and that flies over gully for four

84.3

Umar Gul to Steyn, SIX, shot! length ball is absolutely hammered by Steyn, a straight six, just wide of the sightscreen

84.4

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, shorter from Gul, Steyn was backing away, defends that down the track

84.5

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, short of a length ball on middle and off, defended down the track

84.6

Umar Gul to Steyn, no run, Steyn was looking to mowing that out of the ground, an almighty swing, results in an edge that doesn't carry to the diving keeper

South Africa 253/9   Umar Gul 19-2-56-2
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Feb 4, 2013

AB de Villiers equalled the record for dismissals in a Test with 11, South Africa v Pakistan, 1st Test, Johannesburg, 4th day, February 4, 2013

AB de Villiers equalled the record for dismissals in a Test with 11

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Feb 4, 2013

Dale Steyn's 11th wicket ended the Test, South Africa v Pakistan, 1st Test, Johannesburg, 4th day, February 4, 2013

Dale Steyn's 11th wicket ended the Test

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