Zimbabwe in South Africa ODI Series - 1st ODI

South Africa v Zimbabwe

South Africa won by 64 runs

23.1

Flower to Amla, 2 runs, driven to long-on for a couple

23.2

Flower to Amla, no run, played back towards the bowler

23.3

Flower to Amla, 1 run, Amla backs away from the stump and stabs the ball towards cover

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

23.5

Flower to Amla, 1 run, rocks back and cuts to deep point for a single

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   GW Flower 1-0-5-0

25.1

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

25.2

Flower to Amla, 1 run, flighted this time, played with soft hands towards the off side

25.3

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

25.4

Flower to Amla, no run, flatter delivery, heading for middle and leg, Amla moves away from leg and pushes the ball towards cover

25.5

Flower to Amla, 1 run, again he makes room and plays towards point, this time wide enough of the fielder to get a single

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   GW Flower 2-0-10-0

27.1

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

27.2

Flower to Amla, 2 runs, tossed up a touch, well outside off, Amla plays it behind backward point for a couple, moves onto 98

27.3

Flower to Amla, 1 run, spins towards off after pitching on leg, Amla plays with soft hands towards backward point and sprints through 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

27.5

Flower to Amla, no run, no century yet for Amla, he punches the ball to midwicket

27.6

Flower to Amla, no run, two dots ball means Amla's still on 99 at the end of the over, he made a bit of room to work the ball towards extra cover but couldn't place it well enough to get a run

South Africa 177/1   GW Flower 3-0-15-0

29.1

Flower to Amla, 1 run, length ball outside off, Amla moves beyond leg and pushes the ball towards extra cover for a single

29.2

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

29.3

Flower to Amla, no run, moves onto the backfoot and plays it towards cover

29.4

Flower to Amla, 1 run, Amla skips beyond leg and turns the ball towards square leg 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   GW Flower 4-0-23-0
Series Results
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Benoni - Oct 22, 2010
South Africa won by 272 runs
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Potchefstroom - Oct 17, 2010
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 66 balls remaining)
South Africa v Zimbabwe at Bloemfontein - Oct 15, 2010
South Africa won by 64 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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