Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 5th ODI: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 22, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
22 January 2012 (50-over match)
20.1

Herath to de Villiers, no run, Herath begins with a length ball that is pushed towards extra cover

20.2

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, flatter and outside off, poked towards point

20.3

Herath to Smith, 1 run, length ball on middle and leg, no turn for Herath, placed towards midwicket for a single

20.4

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, fuller ball on middle and leg, pushed to the right of the bowler

20.5

Herath to Smith, no run, worked towards square leg, no single this time

20.6

Herath to Smith, no run, an appeal for a stumping, third umpire is called, Smith wanted to sweep that from well outside off, it was quite full, Smith's back foot was quite close to the crease but he never dragged it out of the crease, he's safe

South Africa 83/2   HMRKB Herath 1-0-3-0
22.1

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed towards extra cover for a single, de Villiers continues to look completely at ease, as he has most of this series

22.2

Herath to Smith, no run, Smith was looking to charge down initially, Herath bowls the delivery that leaves the left-hander, too wide for Smith, who has to retreat back to his crease

22.3

Herath to Smith, 1 run, flatter and full, slammed towards midwicket by Smith for a single

22.4

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, outside off, AB sways backwards to make more room, coaxes it towards point

22.5

Herath to Smith, 1 run, another easy single, this time to midwicket

22.6

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, a shot which AB played so well in the previous game, the drive through extra cover, Malinga has to sprint to his right in the deep to field that

South Africa 89/2   HMRKB Herath 2-0-8-0
24.1

Herath to de Villiers, 2 runs, length ball just outside off, driven towards cover to bring up the South African 100

24.2

Herath to de Villiers, no run, full ball is punched towards the bowler

24.3

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball heading for leg stump, de Villiers drives it towards long-off for a single

24.4

Herath to Smith, 1 run, shorter this time, on the pad, worked behind square leg

24.5

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball is punched to long-on for one more, no risk cricket this from South Africa, still keeps the runs flowing

24.6

Herath to Smith, no run, a polite enquiry from Sanga whether that was lbw, 'not out,' says the umpire, that was heading down leg

South Africa 103/2   HMRKB Herath 3-0-13-0
26.1

Herath to de Villiers, no run, defended to the leg side by AB

26.2

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, helped behind square leg for a single

26.3

Herath to Smith, 1 run, helped beyond square leg for one more

26.4

Herath to de Villiers, no run, pushed towards extra cover

26.5

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, full and on the pads, punched towards long-on for a single

26.6

Herath to Smith, 1 run, just outside off, Smith rocks back and slaps the ball in front of point for a single

South Africa 116/2   HMRKB Herath 4-0-17-0
28.1

Herath to Smith, 1 run, full ball on middle and leg, punched towards long-on

28.2

Herath to de Villiers, no run, full ball is punched towards the bowler, a misfield but the ball doesn't dribble far enough to allow a single

28.3

Herath to de Villiers, no run, de Villiers slowing down a touch here, gets a leading edge towards the off side as he looks to drive it to the leg side

28.4

Herath to de Villiers, 2 wides, down the leg side, de Villiers attempts a flamboyant vertical sweep of sorts, he misses, Sanga can't collect

28.4

Herath to Smith, no run, full and on the pads, clipped towards midwicket

28.5

Herath to Smith, no run, once more it is full and on the leg stump, punched towards shortish midwicket, Dilshan dives to prevent the single

28.6

Herath to Smith, 1 run, helped down to long-on for one more to end the over

South Africa 131/2   HMRKB Herath 5-0-21-0
30.1

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, full and on leg stump, de Villiers plays it inside out towards cover

30.2

Herath to Smith, 1 run, a low full toss is clubbed towards long-on for a single

30.3

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, an inside-edge as de Villiers looks to drive that through the off, the ball rolls towards mid-on

30.4

Herath to Smith, no run, outside edge this time, Smith was looking to work it to the leg side, the ball dribbles behind point

30.5

Herath to Smith, 2 runs, down the track to get to the pitch, thumps it wide of long-on, immediately calls for two, de Villiers is really quick so he was always going to make it, the fielder realises that and throws to the keeper's end, a good throw as well, Smith just makes it before Sanga breaks the stumps

30.6

Herath to Smith, no run, defends it towards square leg

South Africa 138/2   HMRKB Herath 6-0-26-0
36.1

Herath to de Villiers, no run, length ball angling down leg, strikes the pads, stifled lbw appeal

36.2

Herath to de Villiers, no run, gets on one knee and looks to flamboyantly whip that over midwicket, misses

36.3

Herath to de Villiers, no run, defended towards point off the front foot

36.4

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, a full ball outside off, de Villiers goes for the reverse-sweep, risky strategy that, thin edge past the keeper

36.5

Herath to Smith, no run, defended towards cover by Smith

36.6

Herath to Smith, no run, length ball on the pads, Smith can't glance it away, that was heading down leg so there's no lbw appeal

South Africa 183/2   HMRKB Herath 7-0-27-0
38.1

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, driven firmly towards sweeper cover, through the legs of short cover

38.2

Herath to Smith, no run, a length ball is worked towards mid-on

38.3

Herath to Smith, 1 run, "Two, two," says Smith as he pushes the ball towards long-off, can only get a single though

38.4

Herath to de Villiers, FOUR, stunning from AB, not too far from off stump that ball, an arm ball, de Villiers makes room and stylishly dispatches that behind point, timing + placement

38.5

Herath to de Villiers, no run

38.6

Herath to de Villiers, 1 run, punched towards long-off for a single

South Africa 199/2   HMRKB Herath 8-0-34-0
40.1

Herath to Smith, 1 run, a reverse-paddle towards short third man, a tight single is taken

40.2

Herath to de Villiers, no run, attempts an inventive reverse-sweep, a powerful one, can't connect though

40.3

Herath to de Villiers, 2 runs, full ball just outside leg, de villiers makes room and manages to time that perfectly towards deep extra cover

40.4

Herath to de Villiers, no run, goes for the big sweep, inside-edges on to the front pad

40.5

Herath to de Villiers, 2 runs, pitched up and that is driven off the front foot, through covers for two

40.6

Herath to de Villiers, FOUR, more innovation from Smith, a vertical sweep from de Villiers, sends the ball racing past short fine leg for four

South Africa 212/2   HMRKB Herath 9-0-43-0
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