Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 1st ODI: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Paarl, Jan 11, 2012
South Africa won by 258 runs
Played at Boland Park, Paarl
11 January 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
45.4

Malinga to du Plessis, no run, full and quick and kept out coming forward

45.5

Malinga to du Plessis, no run, now a slower full ball and tucked to cover

45.6

Malinga to du Plessis, 1 run, a sharp single taken from a push to mid off whose on the edge of the circle. Sharp work from the fielder but the batsman is well in

South Africa 280/5   F du Plessis 1* (3b)
46.1

Mendis to du Plessis, 1 run, flicked off the back foot to long on

46.3

Mendis to du Plessis, 1 run, length ball worked into the leg side wide of midwicket

South Africa 283/5   F du Plessis 3* (5b)
47.1

Malinga to du Plessis, no run, full slower ball and blocked

47.2

Malinga to du Plessis, 5 wides, this is wild and a huge wide down the leg side zips away for four

47.2

Malinga to du Plessis, 1 run, back on the spot and worked out through square leg

South Africa 289/6   F du Plessis 4* (7b)
48.2

Mendis to du Plessis, 1 run, legside and worked out to deep square leg

48.4

Mendis to du Plessis, 2 runs, nice shot, du Plessis makes room for himself with a step down the pitch and drives past extra cover

48.5

Mendis to du Plessis, no run, tries to step away now but only a punch back to the bowler

48.6

Mendis to du Plessis, 1 run, a reach forward and drive out to long off

South Africa 296/6   F du Plessis 8* (11b)
49.1

Malinga to du Plessis, 2 runs, slower ball on middle stump worked to long leg and good scrambling allows them a second as the throw is wild back to the bowler, nearly an overthrow

49.2

Malinga to du Plessis, OUT, dragged it on. Malinga is so good at the death. Short ball outside off, tried to be late cut down to third man, he's early on it and a bottom edge diverts the ball into the base of off stump

F du Plessis b Malinga 10 (15m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

South Africa 298/7   F du Plessis 10 (13b)
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