Zimbabwe tour of South Africa, 1st ODI: South Africa v Zimbabwe at Bloemfontein, Oct 15, 2010
South Africa won by 64 runs
15 October 2010 - day/night match (50-over match)
16.1

Cremer to Amla, no run, ooh, good ball first up, some spin and bounce and Amla defends very tetchily

16.2

Cremer to Amla, no run, Amla advances down the wicket but is beaten in the flight a touch and can only defend

16.3

Cremer to Amla, no run, lovely delivery here, Amla watches carefully as it dips and spins sharply into his defence

16.4

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, chipped a touch insecurely down the ground to bring up the 50 partnership

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

16.6

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, a bit short and allows Amla to get deep into his crease to pull a single to fine leg but an excellent first over from Cremer

South Africa 116/1   AG Cremer 1-0-3-0
18.1

Cremer to Amla, no run, Cremer continues and Amla picks out short midwicket with a leg-side clip

18.2

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, definite turn for Cremer and Amla drives to deep point

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

18.4

Cremer to Amla, 2 runs, full toss but Amla's drive is intercepted by a sliding mid-off

18.5

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, single taken here, worked into the leg side

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   AG Cremer 2-0-9-0
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

20.4

Cremer to Amla, no run, flighted delivery, Amla charges down the track and drives firmly but back towards the bowler

20.5

Cremer to Amla, no run, again Amla uses his feet and drives nicely but this time he can't beat the man at extra cover

20.6

Cremer to Amla, FOUR, Close call for Amla there, a short ball that sat up for him, he mowed it towards deep midwicket, the ball lands just wide of the diving fielder there and runs away for four

South Africa 140/1   AG Cremer 3-0-16-0
22.1

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, nicely tossed up, Amla plays an inside-out drive towards sweeper cover

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

22.4

Cremer to Amla, no run, punched firmly towards cover

22.5

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, nudged towards midwicket for a single

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   AG Cremer 4-0-20-0
24.1

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, all too easy for Amla, guided to sweeper cover for a single

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

24.3

Cremer to Amla, no run, punched back to the bowler

24.4

Cremer to Amla, no run, clipped towards midwicket, straight at the fielder

24.5

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, short ball from Cremer, Amla gets on the backfoot and slams it towards deep midwicket

24.6

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

South Africa 164/1   AG Cremer 5-0-26-0
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

26.3

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, into the pads, Amla looking to play it to the leg side but gets an edge towards cover

26.4

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

26.5

Cremer to Amla, no run, some turn for Cremer there, drifts outside leg and turns into the pads, Amla defends

26.6

Cremer to Amla, no run, again the ball spins towards the batsman after pitching outside leg, Amla looks to sweep but misses

South Africa 172/1   AG Cremer 6-0-29-0
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

28.3

Cremer to Amla, FOUR, Amla gets to century No. 4, it was a poor delivery from Cremer, way down the leg side and full,Amla helped it past the short fine for a boundary

28.4

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, makes room and plays it uppishly past cover

28.5

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

28.6

Cremer to Amla, 1 run, on middle and leg, Amla gets on the backfoot and whips the ball behind square leg for a single

South Africa 185/1   AG Cremer 7-0-37-0
35.1

Cremer to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed into a space to make the score a delightful 222 for 2

35.2

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

35.3

Cremer to de Villiers, no run, touch of spin here, de Villiers defends very studiously

35.4

Cremer to de Villiers, 2 runs, Cremer is just pushing it through a fraction, worried about what de Villiers could do, the batsman is content to work into the leg side for a swiftly run couple

35.5

Cremer to de Villiers, 3 runs, close here, short ball keeps very low and de Villiers bottom-edges between his legs, past the keeper for three

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   AG Cremer 8-0-45-0
37.1

Cremer to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed down the ground very quietly for a single

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

37.4

Cremer to de Villiers, 1 wide, very neat work behind the stumps, collects a leg-side wide and has the bails off in a flash

37.4

Cremer to de Villiers, no run, nicely bowled, touch of air, de Villiers advanced but was done in the flight and could only defend

37.5

Cremer to de Villiers, 1 run, de Villiers steps outside leg to give himself room, but works it away for just a single

37.6

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

South Africa 240/2   AG Cremer 9-0-50-0
45.1

Cremer to Miller, SIX, nothing wrong with the timing on this, Miller down the track and drives crisply, perfectly and a long way for six

45.2

Cremer to Miller, no run, this time is driven firmly back to the bowler

45.3

Cremer to Miller, SIX, Cremer taking a pounding here, offers a touch of width straight into Miller's hitting arc, he swings gloriously through the line to send it miles over the bowler's head. So far the umpire's have called for a new ball!

45.4

Cremer to Miller, 1 run, less alarm here for the bowler as it's squeezed out to deep point

45.5

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

45.6

Cremer to Miller, no run, good finish to the over but the damage had already been done

South Africa 305/4   AG Cremer 10-0-64-0
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