Pakistan in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v Pakistan

South Africa won by 211 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

8.1

Rahat Ali to Petersen, 2 runs, full ball from Rahat, on the pads, whipped towards square leg, just past the man at short leg

8.2

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, pitched up and just outside off stump, Petersen leaves that on the angle

8.3

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, bangs it in a bit short, sits up outside off, Petersen goes for the pull but misses

8.4

Rahat Ali to Petersen, 1 run, keeps it full this time, pitching on middle, not too much movement yet from him, defended towards midwicket

8.5

Rahat Ali to Smith, no run, gets this one to seam away from Smith, but that starts too far outside off to bother Smith

8.6

Rahat Ali to Smith, no run, 136.8kph from Rahat, back of a length ball not too far from off stump, far enough for Smith to shoulder arms, a decent first over from Rahat

South Africa 16/0   Rahat Ali 1-0-3-0

10.1

Rahat Ali to Smith, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, Smith grinds it down the ground, picks it from outside off to push it between the bowler and mid-on for four

10.2

Rahat Ali to Smith, 2 runs, shortish ball, 136.5kph, well of off stump, slapped off the back foot towards backward point, where Nasir Jamshed misfields to allow a couple

10.3

Rahat Ali to Smith, 1 run, short of length ball, 135.1kph, Smith jumps to get on top of the bounce, works the ball towards square leg for a single

10.4

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, pitched up and swings in towards Petersen, blocked out by the batsman

10.5

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, one of the uglier shots you will see, especially in the first hour of a Test, a short ball outside off, well outside off, Petersen still decides to pull it, but he ends up mistiming it to the right of the bowler

10.6

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, a good looking delivery, on a length and heading for off stump, resolute defence from Petersen

South Africa 25/0   Rahat Ali 2-0-10-0

12.1

Rahat Ali to Petersen, 1 run, length ball on off stump, defended towards cover and sets off for a quick single

12.2

Rahat Ali to Smith, no run, smith ends up playing all around a pitched up delivery from Rahat, the ball sneaks between bat and the batsman

12.3

Rahat Ali to Smith, 1 run, that was not the best of deliveries, short and wide, slapped towards point

12.4

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, pitched up and outside off, carries on with the angle, Petersen not tempted to drive

12.5

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, too far outside off, much too far to worry the batsman, Rahat making

12.6

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, better from Rahat, short of length and on of stump, blocked off the back foot, and the South Africa openers walk off for a well-earned drink

South Africa 27/0   Rahat Ali 3-0-12-0

14.1

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, short of a length ball outside off, Petersen casually looks to glide that to third man but plays it towards gully instead

14.2

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, good delivery and a good leave from Petersen, just outside off and carries on

14.3

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, length ball angling down the leg side, off the pads and the ball dribbles towards square leg

14.4

Rahat Ali to Petersen, 1 wide, too far outside off from Rahat, too far for the umpire's liking, not sure that was far enough to be called a wide though

14.4

Rahat Ali to Petersen, FOUR, not that short from Rahat, but short enough for Petersen to pull that away towards midwicket for four, he loves that shot, dismissive shot, played well in front of square

14.5

Rahat Ali to Petersen, FOUR, a good-looking drive from Petersen, this was full and outside off, crisply hit towards mid-off where Junaid misfields to give away a boundary

14.6

Rahat Ali to Petersen, no run, opens the face and guides a length ball from outside off towards gully

South Africa 38/0   Rahat Ali 4-0-21-0

25.1

Rahat Ali to Kallis, 1 run, gets the ball to curl back in a touch, 133kph, defended in front of middle to the leg side

25.2

Rahat Ali to Amla, no run, nice delivery, 134.3 kph that rises shaprly after pitching back of a length, just outside off, Amla keeps his wrists low as he allows that through to the keeper

25.3

Rahat Ali to Amla, no run, not a great delivery that, well down the leg side

25.4

Rahat Ali to Amla, no run, short of length ball around off, 134kph, defended to the off side

25.5

Rahat Ali to Amla, no run, pitched up and a hint of swing in, solidly defended to the leg side

25.6

Rahat Ali to Amla, no run, shorter this time, just outside off, defended off the back foot to the off side

South Africa 69/2   Rahat Ali 5-0-22-0

27.1

Rahat Ali to Amla, no run, too wide from Rahat, Amla slaps it towards point, Rahat still searching for a consistent line and length

27.2

Rahat Ali to Amla, 1 run, length ball on middle, whipped towards square leg by Amla

27.3

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, shorter this time, on middle and leg, Kallis gets back in the crease and defends that down the track

27.4

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, ooh, Kallis flirts with that one outside off, very nearly gets the outside edge, that bounces more than Kallis thinks it will, it was back of a length and outside off, Kallis chases and misses, that sails over the top edge

27.5

Rahat Ali to Kallis, 1 run, short of length ball on the stumps, defended to the leg side

27.6

Rahat Ali to Amla, 1 run, full and that swings in a bit, almost yorker length, dug out towards square leg by Amla

South Africa 76/2   Rahat Ali 6-0-25-0

29.1

Rahat Ali to Kallis, FOUR, make that three boundaries in a row, a touch short from Rahat, Kallis stands tall and glides that between second slip and gully for four, great control from Kallis

29.2

Rahat Ali to Kallis, FOUR, make that four in a row, Kallis waiting on the back foot, just a bit of width, serious bat-speed from Kallis there, he slaps this delivery past point for four, SA 's run-rate over three now

29.3

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, defended back towards the bowler

29.4

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, from round the wicket now to cut down on the room on offer, Kallis once again slashes but not past gully

29.5

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, short of a length ball outside off, Kallis shoulders arms

29.6

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, length ball outside off, once more Kallis raises the bat over his head as he allows the ball through to the keeper

South Africa 92/2   Rahat Ali 7-0-33-0

31.1

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, Rahat from round the wicket, defended to the off side

31.2

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, back of a length and outside off, patted towards cover

31.3

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, short of length and outside off, Kallis looks to block off the back foot, a thick outside edge bounces over to gully

31.4

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, from wide of the crease, defended back towards the bowler

31.5

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, that jagged in sharply, taking Kallis by surprise, he was looking to slash it for four more past gully, but that comes back a long way, hits Kallis on the gloves, onto the pads and towards square leg

31.6

Rahat Ali to Kallis, 1 run, moves across and looks to whip this past square leg, can't get hold of it properly

South Africa 97/2   Rahat Ali 8-0-34-0

33.1

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, big appeal for lbw, turned down, Pakistan consider going for the DRS, big inside-edge there and Kallis was struck outside off as well

33.2

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, a length ball is soldily defended off the front foot towards cover

33.3

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, tries that shot which fetched him two boundaries in the previous Rahat over, arching back as he chops that towards gully, can't beat the fielder

33.4

Rahat Ali to Kallis, 1 no ball, Kallis stays in the crease and drives that towards cover, Rahat has overstepped

33.4

Rahat Ali to Kallis, no run, angling in from round the wicket, left alone outside off

33.5

Rahat Ali to Kallis, FOUR, beautiful shot from Kallis, overpitched from Rahat, Kallis punches that between the bowler and non-striker for four, Rahat leaps to his right but can't stop that one, it brings up 13000 Test runs for South Africa (he's scored a few for the World XI)

33.6

Rahat Ali to Kallis, FOUR, wow, short from Rahat, pulled away imperiously by Kallis, top shot that, looking in good touch

South Africa 107/2   Rahat Ali 9-0-43-0

55.1

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, 1 run, Rahat begins the final session, shortish ball on leg stump, defended to the leg side

55.2

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, beaten outside off, that was on a length and angling away, de Vileiers is feeling for it outside off and luckily for him he doesn't edge it through

55.3

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, length ball on off stump, far more solid from de Villiers, blocking to the off side from the crease

55.4

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, 1 run, shortish ball on middle, slapped towards midwicket off the back foot

55.5

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, back of a length ball on middle and off, pushed back towards the bowler off the back foot

55.6

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, 1 run, low full toss on leg stump, clipped behind square leg

South Africa 162/4   Rahat Ali 10-0-46-0

57.1

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, on the off stump, a touch short, de Villiers stands tall to defend

57.2

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, fuller this time, and that is defended down the track

57.3

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run

57.4

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, pitched up and that is driven towards mid-off

57.5

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, an appeal for caught-behind there, but that missed the outside edge, a 133kph back of ball from Rahat, swerves away a bit, de Villiers is on the front foot searching for that one, beaten

57.6

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, 2 runs, on the pads once more, clipped towards deep midwicket for a couple

South Africa 164/4   Rahat Ali 11-0-48-0

59.1

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, a muted lbw appeal there, struck high on the front pad, possibly outside off and that was carrying on further

59.2

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, length ball outside off, left alone

59.3

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, length ball just outside off, mistimed drive towards cover

59.4

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, FOUR, short and wide, clubbed away past point for four, du Plessis had been waiting for that poor delivery for a while

59.5

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, huge appeal for a caught-behind, turned down, Pakistan have referred, first Test wicket for Rahat? it was a back of a length ball angling away outside off, can't hear much of a sound as it passed, nothing on HotSpot either, think the batsman will survive, nothing conclusive here, so Faf will survive, there was a sound when we saw it live, not sure what it was

59.6

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, length ball on middle stump, defended in the direction of mid-on

South Africa 169/4   Rahat Ali 12-0-52-0

61.1

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, 2 runs, on the pads, worked down towards deep backward square leg, a hard run two

61.2

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, length ball and that is punched towards cover

61.3

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, short of length ball angling away, left alone

61.4

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, 1 run, crisply hit towards cover for a single

61.5

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, length ball around off stump, inside-edge and that ball nearly rolled back on to the stumps

61.6

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, pitched up and just outside off, driven towards point, a good-looking stroke for no runs

South Africa 178/4   Rahat Ali 13-0-55-0

63.1

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, stands tall and slaps that off the back foot towards point

63.2

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, length ball angling across the batsman, who shoulders arms

63.3

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, gets back in the crease and pats the ball towards midwicket

63.4

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, no run, from round the wicket, pitched up and that is punched back towards the bowler, who gets down in time to stop that

63.5

Rahat Ali to du Plessis, 1 run, back of a length ball angling in, clipped towards square leg

63.6

Rahat Ali to de Villiers, no run, length ball outside off stump, defended towards point

South Africa 182/4   Rahat Ali 14-0-56-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Feb 22-24, 2013
South Africa won by an innings and 18 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town - Feb 14-17, 2013
South Africa won by 4 wickets
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Feb 1-4, 2013
South Africa won by 211 runs
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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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