Pakistan tour of South Africa, 1st Test: South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Feb 1-4, 2013
South Africa won by 211 runs
1,2,3,4 February 2013 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100

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   GC Smith 10* (24b 1x4)   Umar Gul 4-0-10-0

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

South Africa 22/0   GC Smith 14* (31b 2x4)   Rahat Ali 1.1-0-7-0

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

South Africa 34/0   AN Petersen 12* (41b 1x4)   Rahat Ali 3.4-0-17-0

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

South Africa 38/0   AN Petersen 16* (42b 2x4)   Rahat Ali 3.5-0-21-0

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

South Africa 50/2   JH Kallis 4* (3b 1x4)   Umar Gul 7.4-0-23-1

Junaid Khan to Amla, FOUR, length ball around off, lovely shot from Amla, he's been a man in a hurry these days, carving that through cover off the front foot, superb stroke

South Africa 54/2   HM Amla 4* (5b 1x4)   Junaid Khan 8.2-4-9-1

Junaid Khan to Kallis, FOUR, pitched up and that is a lovely drive from Kallis, the crowd roars as they see that shot, an effortless push past mid-off for four

South Africa 61/2   JH Kallis 10* (14b 2x4)   Junaid Khan 9.4-4-15-1

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

South Africa 66/2   JH Kallis 15* (20b 3x4)   Umar Gul 9.4-0-28-1

Junaid Khan to Kallis, FOUR, superb from Kallis, fuller and closer to off from Junaid, Kallis gets forward and eases that through cover, not looking to power it, just placement and timing to get a boundary

South Africa 73/2   JH Kallis 20* (27b 4x4)   Junaid Khan 10.4-4-20-1

Junaid Khan to Amla, FOUR, too short from Junaid, sits up on leg stump, Amla swivels as he pulls that behind square leg

South Africa 80/2   HM Amla 13* (29b 2x4)   Junaid Khan 11.5-4-24-1

Junaid Khan to Amla, FOUR, a rare poor delivery from Junaid, whistling down the leg side, helped down to fine leg for four more

South Africa 84/2   HM Amla 17* (30b 3x4)   Junaid Khan 12-4-28-1

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

South Africa 88/2   JH Kallis 25* (33b 5x4)   Rahat Ali 6.1-0-29-0

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

South Africa 92/2   JH Kallis 29* (34b 6x4)   Rahat Ali 6.2-0-33-0

Saeed Ajmal to Amla, FOUR, flighted length delivery, Amla waits for it and cover drives it for a boundary, opens the face a touch to place that one

South Africa 96/2   HM Amla 21* (33b 4x4)   Saeed Ajmal 1.3-0-6-0

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)

South Africa 103/2   JH Kallis 35* (53b 7x4)   Rahat Ali 8.5-0-39-0

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   JH Kallis 39* (54b 8x4)   Rahat Ali 9-0-43-0

Saeed Ajmal to Amla, FOUR, that was a touch short from Ajmal, giving Amla to go deep in the crease and guide it behind point for four

South Africa 113/2   HM Amla 26* (42b 5x4)   Saeed Ajmal 3.4-0-13-0

Saeed Ajmal to Kallis, FOUR, a rare bad ball from Ajmal, full toss and, naturally, Kallis puts it away, through extra cover for four to move to 49

South Africa 124/2   JH Kallis 49* (72b 9x4)   Saeed Ajmal 5.4-0-23-0

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

South Africa 129/3   HM Amla 32* (56b 6x4)   Umar Gul 13.5-2-33-2

Younis Khan to du Plessis, FOUR, length ball outside off, Faf du Plessis unleahes a gorgeous extra cover drive to get off the mark

South Africa 139/4   F du Plessis 4* (2b 1x4)   Younis Khan 0.5-0-4-1

Junaid Khan to de Villiers, FOUR, full ball just outside off is eased past extra cover by de Villiers, effortlessly done and that will give him a bit of confidence after what has been a bit of a struggle for him this afternoon

South Africa 149/4   AB de Villiers 7* (33b 1x4)   Junaid Khan 16-7-32-1

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

South Africa 169/4   F du Plessis 21* (53b 2x4)   Rahat Ali 11.4-0-52-0

Saeed Ajmal to de Villiers, FOUR, length ball just outside off, superb stroke from de Villiers, quickly on to the back foot and slaps that past point for four

South Africa 175/4   AB de Villiers 18* (54b 2x4)   Saeed Ajmal 15-2-39-0

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

South Africa 193/4   AB de Villiers 27* (72b 3x4)   Umar Gul 15.5-2-42-2

Saeed Ajmal to Elgar, FOUR, flighted and full, on middle and leg stump, swatted past midwicket for four, can't say that was very graceful

South Africa 210/5   D Elgar 6* (10b 1x4)   Saeed Ajmal 20.4-3-56-0

Mohammad Hafeez to Elgar, FOUR, Elgar gets the front leg out of the way and looks to hoick that out of the ground, sends it to the midwicket boundary for four, Elgar is no elegant left-hander

South Africa 217/5   D Elgar 12* (17b 2x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 3.1-1-7-1

Saeed Ajmal to Elgar, FOUR, short from Ajmal, Elgar capitalises, he waits on the back foot and places it past point for four

South Africa 232/5   D Elgar 23* (22b 3x4 1x6)   Saeed Ajmal 22.5-4-68-0

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

South Africa 247/9   DW Steyn 6* (6b 1x4)   Umar Gul 18.2-2-50-2
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Hours of play (local time) 10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30

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