Zimbabwe in South Africa ODI Series - 1st ODI

South Africa v Zimbabwe

South Africa won by 64 runs

7.6

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, ooh, almost gone first ball, shortish delivery down the leg side, Ingram tried to flick it away but got nothing on it, appeal from the bowler and keeper but the umpire is thoroughly disinterested

South Africa 64/1   CA Ingram 0* (1b)

8.3

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, good delivery, round the wicket to the left-hander, banging it in on a decent line and length and Ingram defends

8.4

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, back of a length again, just outside off and Ingram lets it go by

8.5

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, tighter line this time, Ingram stands tall, and he's a tall man indeed, and drops into the leg side

8.6

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 run, similar ball, similar shot but enough on it for Ingram to collect a single

South Africa 70/1   CA Ingram 1* (5b)

9.1

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, Ingram looks like he's wants to bed himself in here, watching everything carefully and defending

9.2

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 1 run, this is a tidy shot, worked neatly into the square-leg region for a single

9.4

SW Masakadza to Ingram, FOUR, that will give Ingram some confidence, gets a full ball first up and nails a straight drive down the ground for four

9.5

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, slightly shorter from the bowler this time, Ingram gets back and punches to cover crisply

9.6

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 1 run, worked off the hip for a single down to fine leg

South Africa 77/1   CA Ingram 7* (10b 1x4)

10.1

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 wide, starts with a wide down the leg side

10.1

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, better delivery this time, on and around off stump and defended

10.2

Chigumbura to Ingram, 2 runs, not ideal this, slipped down the leg side once again and Ingram collects a couple towards deep square

10.3

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 run, Chigumbura drops this short and Ingram stands tall guide to third man

South Africa 81/1   CA Ingram 10* (13b 1x4)

11.1

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, overpitched to begin the over, crisply driven down back to the bowler

11.2

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 1 run, Masakadza corrects his length, but the line is far enough outside off to allow Ingram to open-face guide to third man

11.4

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, Ingram stands tall to defend a shortish ball

11.5

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, wonderful fielding from Hamilton Masakadza at gully, diving to stop a lashing cut shot

11.6

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, team Masakadza to the fore again with Hamilton fielding at point to end a good over

South Africa 89/1   CA Ingram 11* (18b 1x4)

12.4

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, better delivery that Ingram defends into the off side

12.5

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 run, Chigumbura slides this down the leg side and it's worked away for a single

South Africa 95/1   CA Ingram 12* (20b 1x4)

13.2

Utseya to Ingram, no run, touch shorter this time and punched to mid-off

13.3

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, this time Ingram works to square leg and scampers through for one

13.5

Utseya to Ingram, no run, strangled shot from the bowler as Ingram defends with bat and pad

13.6

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, worked down the ground for a single to bring up South Africa's 100

South Africa 100/1   CA Ingram 14* (24b 1x4)

14.1

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 wide, poor delivery, shoved well down the leg side for a wide

14.1

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 run, slightly straighter, but still aimed too far down the leg side and gifting a single to fine leg

14.3

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 wide, this again is down the leg side for another wide

14.3

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, good work from the bowler, straighter and Ingram can only defend

14.4

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, Ingram in no hurry here, happy to watch carefully and block

14.5

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 run, picked off into the square-leg region

South Africa 105/1   CA Ingram 16* (28b 1x4)

15.3

Utseya to Ingram, FOUR, touch too short this time, no air on the ball whatsoever, Ingram gets back in a flash and cutting firmly past cover for four

15.4

Utseya to Ingram, no run, much better delivery, slower, fuller and Ingram can only defend

15.5

Utseya to Ingram, 1 leg bye, ooh! Big shout as Ingram aims a big sweep, looked to be hit in front but the umpire decides against it

South Africa 112/1   CA Ingram 20* (31b 2x4)

16.5

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, line a fraction wrong to the left-hander and Ingram works it with the spin into the leg side for one

South Africa 115/1   CA Ingram 21* (32b 2x4)

17.3

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram drives very straight and it deflects off the non-striker to long-off for one

17.5

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, touch too short, Ingram deep into his crease cutting powerfully to deep point

South Africa 120/1   CA Ingram 23* (34b 2x4)

18.3

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram drops into the leg side and scampers through for one, Amla was hesitant, but made his ground comfortably

18.6

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram looks a touch uncomfortable on the sweep, he swipes very hard at it with his pad bang in front, no alarms here though as he connects nicely

South Africa 127/1   CA Ingram 25* (36b 2x4)

19.1

Utseya to Ingram, 2 runs, touch flatter and shorter to start with and cut out to deep point

19.2

Utseya to Ingram, no run

19.3

Utseya to Ingram, 1 wide, smart work behind the stumps as Utseya fires this down leg

19.3

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, this time it's pushed into space for a single

19.5

Utseya to Ingram, no run, Ingram looks a touch stiff against the spinners and his poked drive finds the bowler

19.6

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, single this time, milked down the ground

South Africa 133/1   CA Ingram 29* (41b 2x4)

20.1

Cremer to Ingram, 2 runs, shouts of "Çatch it" as Ingram flicks the ball towards mid-on

20.2

Cremer to Ingram, no run, beaten by a delivery that didn't turn in as much as Ingram expected, goes past the outside edge

20.3

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, chopped behind square leg for a single

South Africa 136/1   CA Ingram 32* (44b 2x4)

21.1

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, shortish and outside leg, swept behind square

21.4

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, short ball, Ingram was down the track, decides against a big shot, pushes the ball towards cover

21.6

Utseya to Ingram, no run, Ingram moves away from leg to make room, he slashes the ball towards point but can't beat the fielder there

South Africa 148/1   CA Ingram 34* (47b 2x4)

22.2

Cremer to Ingram, 2 runs, again it is flighted, fullish this time, Ingram whips it towards long-on to bring up the 150

22.3

Cremer to Ingram, 1 leg bye, huge shout for lbw, Ingram goes for the sweep but misses and is struck on the front pad, might have hit him just outside off, very close, Zimbabwe will feel a bit unlucky at that

22.6

Cremer to Ingram, no run, uses his feet to play the ball behind square leg, straight at the fielder

South Africa 153/1   CA Ingram 36* (50b 2x4)

23.4

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, 'catch it' shouts the keeper as a leading edge from Ingram which sends the ball towards mid-on

23.6

Flower to Ingram, no run, end of an unthreatening over, Ingram shouts 'Wait' after slapping the ball to point

South Africa 158/1   CA Ingram 37* (52b 2x4)

24.2

Cremer to Ingram, 3 runs, a superb effort from Chibhabha saves Zimbabwe a run, he races across from square leg and dives to cut off a powerful swipe from Ingram that looked headed for a boundary

24.6

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, cut away towards sweeper cover to end the over

South Africa 164/1   CA Ingram 41* (54b 2x4)

25.1

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, length ball heading for off, driven along the ground towards long-on

25.3

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, fullish ball just outside off, eased down to long-on by Ingram again

25.6

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram gets his third single of the over towards long-on, Zimbabwe looking toothless here

South Africa 169/1   CA Ingram 44* (57b 2x4)

26.1

Cremer to Ingram, no run, defended towards cover by Ingram

26.2

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, worked to square leg for a single

26.4

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, more runs to long-on for Ingram, whipped down the ground

South Africa 172/1   CA Ingram 46* (60b 2x4)

27.1

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, flat delivery fired into middle and leg, turned towards square leg for a single

27.4

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, another single for Ingram, nudged towards square leg for a more relaxed run than the previous one

South Africa 177/1   CA Ingram 48* (62b 2x4)

28.1

Cremer to Ingram, no run, bounces sharply, Ingram forced onto the backfoot and he defends towards cover

28.2

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, very full this time, swept towards square leg and Ingram moves on to 49

28.5

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, another South African milestone, Ingram gets to his half-century on debut by sweeping towards square leg

South Africa 184/1   CA Ingram 50* (65b 2x4)

29.2

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, length ball heading for off, worked towards midwicket for a single

29.5

Flower to Ingram, FOUR, a hit-me full toss, Ingram accepts the gift, comes down the track and whacks it between long-on and deep midwicket

29.6

Flower to Ingram, 1 run, reverts to his favoured single-to-long-on method

South Africa 193/1   CA Ingram 56* (68b 3x4)

30.1

Mpofu to Ingram, 1 run, starts by offering some width outside off that is stroked through to deep point for a single

30.4

Mpofu to Ingram, no run, Ingram on the drive but he doesn't time it well, finding short cover

30.5

Mpofu to Ingram, no run, beaten this time, touch of width, Ingram flashes but some extra bounce clears the top edge

30.6

Mpofu to Ingram, 1 run, slower ball and this time the cut is more controlled, played out to third man

South Africa 196/1   CA Ingram 58* (72b 3x4)

31.1

Williams to Ingram, 1 run, starts with a gently rolled spinner on around middle that Ingram caresses into the leg side for a single

31.4

Williams to Ingram, no run, this is defended carefully off the back foot

31.5

Williams to Ingram, no run, once again Ingram defends studiously

31.6

Williams to Ingram, 1 run, touch shorter, Ingram deep into his crease and drives into the off side

South Africa 201/2   CA Ingram 60* (76b 3x4)

32.1

Mpofu to Ingram, FOUR, wow, dished up invitingly by Mpofu but Ingram's drive is imperious. Clattered through extra cover

32.2

Mpofu to Ingram, 1 run, follows the boundary by opening the face and guiding a single to third man to bring AB de Villiers, the leading ODI player in the world apparently, on strike

32.4

Mpofu to Ingram, no run, some extra pace and extra bounce here, beats Ingram as he tries to dab an upper-cut away

32.5

Mpofu to Ingram, no run, good delivery here that Ingram can only hop back and defend

32.6

Mpofu to Ingram, 1 run, full ball and full-face drive to finish the over, down the ground for a single

South Africa 208/2   CA Ingram 66* (81b 4x4)

33.1

Williams to Ingram, 2 runs, Ingram slaps a cover drive away for a couple to take the record for the highest ODI score on debut for a South African, beating Shaun Pollock. Well done him

33.2

Williams to Ingram, 1 run, driven again, but this time for a single that breaks no records at all, apart from the one he just set I guess

33.4

Williams to Ingram, no run, pushed down the ground, but no run available

33.5

Williams to Ingram, 1 run, touch too short but the cut shot isn't timed ideally so Ingram can only collect a single

South Africa 213/2   CA Ingram 70* (85b 4x4)

34.1

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, starts a touch too short and Miller knocks a single to deep cover

34.4

Utseya to Ingram, no run, good ball this, touch quicker and Ingram is hurried for pace and can't time it

34.5

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, pretty quick and flat again but this time Ingram is set up better and pushes for a single

South Africa 220/2   CA Ingram 72* (88b 4x4)

35.2

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, driven with the minimum of fuss and risk down the ground

35.6

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram still doesn't look comfortable sweeping, has no real deftness of touch, but gets it away well enough for a single

South Africa 229/2   CA Ingram 74* (90b 4x4)

36.1

Utseya to Ingram, no run, nudged to midwicket

36.2

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, touch shorter, Ingram back in a flash and cutting to deep point for a single

36.6

Utseya to Ingram, no run, resolute defence from Ingram to end the over

South Africa 235/2   CA Ingram 75* (93b 4x4)

37.2

Cremer to Ingram, no run, nicely bowled, saw Ingram advancing but Cremer held his nerve, fired it in quicker and it was defended

37.3

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram on the sweep again, doesn't play it well, top-edging to deep square

37.6

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, good over from Cremer ends with him being carefully driven to long-off

South Africa 240/2   CA Ingram 77* (96b 4x4)

38.1

Utseya to Ingram, no run, Utseya to bowl it, and he starts well, firing it in quick and flat and it's defended

38.2

Utseya to Ingram, OUT, gone! de Villiers is out run out! Direct hit from Cremer has him short, despite a despairing dive! Ingram knocked it into the midwicket region looking for one but Cremer had the stumps down in a flash

AB de Villiers run out 21 (26m 16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 131.25

38.5

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, open-faced glide to third man, nothing dramatic from the batsmen this over

South Africa 242/3   CA Ingram 78* (99b 4x4)

39.1

SW Masakadza to Ingram, FOUR, oh dear, poor start from Masakadza, full toss on leg stump with fine leg up in the ring, all the batsman has to do is get a touch on it and it's a boundary

39.2

SW Masakadza to Ingram, no run, now that's much better, yorker on leg stump that Ingram just about jabs a bat down on time. Mind you, if yorkers are the plan, a short fine leg shouldn't be

39.3

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 2 runs, slower ball on a length, Ingram tries to work it to third man where Williams makes a hash of the fielding inside the ring and allows a couple

39.4

SW Masakadza to Ingram, SIX, oh no! Awful delivery. Gentle leg-stump full toss, about shin height, Ingram bludgeons it over the rope at cow corner

39.5

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 1 run, slower ball again and cut to third man for a single

South Africa 255/3   CA Ingram 91* (104b 5x4 1x6)

40.1

Utseya to Ingram, no run, Utseya is doing a fine job here, maintaining length and line and nothing Ingram can do

40.2

Utseya to Ingram, 1 run, just a single here, blocked into the leg side

40.6

Utseya to Ingram, FOUR, excellent shot, we haven't seen this type of sweep from Ingram today, gets down early and dabs it round the corner, using the pace of the quicker ball to collect a boundary

South Africa 261/4   CA Ingram 96* (107b 6x4 1x6)

41.5

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 3 runs, Ingram almost slashes a full, wide ball to the point boundary but it's kept inside the rope to leave him on 99

South Africa 273/4   CA Ingram 99* (108b 6x4 1x6)

42.3

Mpofu to Ingram, no run, beaten! Nervy, nervy shot from Ingram, trying to run it down to third man to bring up the hundred but it climbs past the outside edge

42.4

Mpofu to Ingram, 1 run, hundred for Ingram! Only the sixth to make a century on ODI debut and the first South African! Leaps and punches the air! After a slow start it's come up in good time, off 110 balls

42.6

Mpofu to Ingram, 2 runs, more intent from Ingram here, whipping the powerfully down the ground for a couple

South Africa 279/4   CA Ingram 102* (111b 6x4 1x6)

43.4

Utseya to Ingram, no run, touch shorter, Ingram's powerful cut finds cover

43.5

Utseya to Ingram, no run, more air on this, Ingram looks to sweep powerfully but it goes straight to the man at short fine leg

43.6

Utseya to Ingram, 1 leg bye, full toss but Ingram misses out, the ball thuds off the pads in a flurry of bat and arms

South Africa 281/4   CA Ingram 102* (114b 6x4 1x6)

44.1

Taylor to Ingram, 2 runs, starts with a short ball that is slapped out to deep point

44.2

Taylor to Ingram, no run, length better here but the line is wrong, down the leg side

44.3

Taylor to Ingram, 2 runs, drilled down the ground, rather than try and catch it, Taylor jumps out the way and leaves long-on to slide on the boundary and field well

44.4

Taylor to Ingram, 1 leg bye, strange shot here as Ingram tries to flap this over the keeper without connecting

44.6

Taylor to Ingram, FOUR, oh no! Terrible fielding on the long-on boundary! Ingram tried to heave this away for six but didn't time it, went straight to the man on the boundary who spilled it over the ropes

South Africa 291/4   CA Ingram 110* (119b 7x4 1x6)

45.5

Cremer to Ingram, 1 run, Ingram jumps down the wicket and knocks down the ground to bring up the 50-run stand

South Africa 305/4   CA Ingram 111* (120b 7x4 1x6)

46.1

Chigumbura to Ingram, no run, starts with a widish delivery that is driven hard to point

46.2

Chigumbura to Ingram, 1 run, slightly tired shot this time, Ingram heaving this into the leg side

South Africa 306/4   CA Ingram 112* (122b 7x4 1x6)

47.1

SW Masakadza to Ingram, FOUR, crash, nothing but a length delivery but Ingram clubbed it to the cow-corner boundary

47.2

SW Masakadza to Ingram, SIX, wow, this is even better, up in the slot again, Ingram clears his front leg and swings this over the ropes behind the bowler

47.3

SW Masakadza to Ingram, 2 runs, Masakadza locates something approaching a yorker and is rewarded with a drive down the ground that goes for a couple

47.4

SW Masakadza to Ingram, OUT, that's all from Ingram, but what an innings it's been. Magnificent hundred on debut ends by missing a paddle-sweep and having his leg stump uprooted

CA Ingram b SW Masakadza 124 (159m 126b 8x4 2x6) SR: 98.41

South Africa 331/5   CA Ingram 124 (126b 8x4 2x6)
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South Africa won by 272 runs
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Oct 15, 2010

Hamilton Masakadza supported Brendan Taylor in a 70-run opening stand, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Bloemfontein, October 15, 2010

Hamilton Masakadza supported Brendan Taylor in a 70-run opening stand

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Oct 15, 2010

Brendan Taylor prepares to smash one through the off side, South Africa v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Bloemfontein, October 15, 2010

Brendan Taylor prepares to smash one through the off side

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