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)
11.1

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, no run, gentle trundle at 122 kph, short and seaming away. Defended to the off side.

11.2

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, no run, attacks the stumps this time, Kallis works it off the pads to the leg side.

11.3

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, that seamed away, almost surreptitiously, from a length. Kallis spots it, and pushes to the off side for one.

11.4

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, angled in, Amla works it off the pads through square leg for one.

11.5

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 2 runs, Kallis gets a wide ball and steers serenely through backward point.

11.6

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, width again, not much pace from Kosala. Kallis guides to third man for a single.

South Africa 57/1   CKB Kulasekara 1-0-5-0
13.1

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, Amla gets width outside off and uses it to guide another single through backward point.

13.2

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, cuts the width to Kallis who skims it off the opened face through backward point for one more.

13.3

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, Amla's turn to dab. We have already seen more glides to third man in 2012 than we did last year. Ok, I made that up. Single to third man.

13.4

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, no run, fuller length, Kallis leans out and drives to cover.

13.5

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, no run, angled in at 128 kph, worked to mid-on firmly.

13.6

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, angled in, Kallis walks into the flick and gets a single through midwicket.

South Africa 65/1   CKB Kulasekara 2-0-9-0
25.1

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, length ball outside off, and Kallis promptly steals a single with the open-faced dab to point.

25.2

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, on the pads, worked with the angle behind square for a single.

25.3

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, nipped into the pads from wide of the crease, and Kallis tucks a single through square leg.

25.4

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, Kallis drives through the line with a forward press and gets a single into the covers.

25.5

CKB Kulasekara to Kallis, 1 run, short offcutter outside off, Kallis hacks it away square for one more.

25.6

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, Amla gets the umpteenth single of the day through third man with an angled-faced dab.

South Africa 135/1   CKB Kulasekara 3-0-15-0
31.1

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, length ball on leg stump and flicked out to deep square leg

31.2

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, 1 run, short and pulled around the corner

31.3

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, length ball outside off and guided down the third man

31.4

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, 1 run, length again and driven up to mid off who's on the edge of the circle and they can take a sharp single

31.5

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, dragged down and pulled down to long leg again

31.6

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, 1 run, slower ball outside off, waited for, and driven out to deep cover

South Africa 176/2   CKB Kulasekara 4-0-21-0
33.1

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, back of a length and driven down to long off for a very comfortable single

33.2

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, 1 run, back of a length again, tried to be clipped into the leg side, edged into the pad, drops into the leg side and they race through for a run as the bowler tries to intervene and flick the ball onto the stumps, Amla well back

33.3

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, a lovely straight drive but long on comes round to field

33.4

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, 1 run, short outside off stump, de Villiers up on his toes and dabbing down to third man

33.5

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, straighter and fuller and late cut to third man

33.6

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, no run, clipped to midwicket off the front foot

South Africa 187/2   CKB Kulasekara 5-0-26-0
35.1

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, just outside off stump and late cut to third man

35.2

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, no run, full on middle and leg, de Villiers tries to open up the offside and drives to mid off

35.3

CKB Kulasekara to de Villiers, 1 run, powerfully pulled but straight to the fielder at deep square leg

35.4

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 2 runs, straighter and slower and moved round the corner to long leg but there's an overthrow after a poor throw back to Sangakkara and no backing up

35.5

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 wide, down the leg side, full, a brief cry for a catch but wide called

35.5

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, FOUR, back of a length outside off and cut away with perfect timing past the point fielder to the boundary

35.6

CKB Kulasekara to Amla, 1 run, slower ball on middle stump and turned down to long leg

South Africa 200/2   CKB Kulasekara 6-0-36-0
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