ICC World Twenty20, 1st Match, Group A: South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group A
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
11 September 2007 - night match (20-over match)
8.1

Philander to Gayle, no run

8.2

Philander to Gayle, SIX, fullish and on the off, smashed away over midwicket. That's a big hit from Gayle. Yet another one, rather

8.3

Philander to Gayle, 1 run, very full and on the pads, attempted yorker, worked through leg

8.4

Philander to DS Smith, 2 runs, short of a length and on the stumps, pulled awkwardly down to long-on

8.5

Philander to DS Smith, 1 run, slower ball, it's the off-cutted, worked through square-leg for a single

8.6

Philander to Gayle, 5 wides, full and down the leg side, that's a terrible ball with the keeper standing up. Five wides!

8.6

Philander to Gayle, no run, full-toss on the off, slapped down to point to end the over

West Indies 93/0   VD Philander 1-0-15-0
10.1

Philander to Gayle, no run, Full and straight and a rare dot ball. Hit straight back down the track.

10.2

Philander to Gayle, 1 run, fullish, on the leg stump line, tucked past square leg for a single

10.3

Philander to DS Smith, 2 runs, full in length, on the off stump line, Smith shuffles right across, ends up outside off stump and tucks it to Albie Morker at backward square leg , within the circle, and he misfields. They get two runs.

10.4

Philander to DS Smith, 1 run, backs away to the leg side and taps a length delivery to the off side.

10.5

Philander to Gayle, no run

10.6

Philander to Gayle, 1 run, There comes the lemon cut. Full and spearing in on the leg stump, Gayle's bat comes down in an arc, just outside the line and he squeeses it past the leg stump, down to fine leg

West Indies 114/0   VD Philander 2-0-20-0
13.1

Philander to DS Smith, no run, short in length, outside off stump, Smith tries to chop it to backward point but misses

13.2

Philander to DS Smith, no run, swing and a miss outside off stump, Smith tries to cut but makes no contact

13.3

Philander to DS Smith, OUT, third time lucky for Pollock. Quite similar to the first two deliveries, a tad closer to the body, Smith tries to square-cut and feathers a edge to the 'keeper.

DS Smith c †Boucher b Philander 35 (58m 34b 3x4 0x6) SR: 102.94

13.3

Philander to DS Smith, OUT, third time lucky for Pollock. Quite similar to the first two deliveries, a tad closer to the body, Smith tries to square-cut and feathers a edge to the 'keeper.

DS Smith c †Boucher b Philander 35 (58m 34b 3x4 0x6) SR: 102.94

13.3

Philander to DS Smith, OUT, third time lucky for Pollock. Quite similar to the first two deliveries, a tad closer to the body, Smith tries to square-cut and feathers a edge to the 'keeper.

DS Smith c †Boucher b Philander 35 (58m 34b 3x4 0x6) SR: 102.94

13.4

Philander to Samuels, no run

13.5

Philander to Samuels, SIX, What a start by Samuels! Banged in short, chest-high, on the leg stump line, Samuels goes for a pull shot and gets a top edge. But it keeps travelling and ends up over backward square leg boundary

13.6

Philander to Samuels, no run, low full toss, on the stumps, mistimes a drive to midwicket

West Indies 151/1   VD Philander 3-0-26-1
19.1

Philander to Sarwan, no run, full, outside the off stump, he backs away to the leg side but can't put bat to the ball. It landed after it went past the off stump.

19.2

Philander to Sarwan, no run, Another dot ball. This is rare in this format. Yorker on the middle and off and Sarwan could just about jab it back down the track

19.3

Philander to Sarwan, 2 runs, full in length, driven towards long-off and Ramdin calls Sarwan over for the second run and they get there in the end. Just in time. It was refered upstairs, not out was the verdict

19.4

Philander to Sarwan, SIX, A one-handed flat six over point! Welcome to Twenty20! It was a low full toss, just outside the off stump, Sarwan backed away and took the bottom-hand off the handle in an effort to reach the delivery and ended up slicing it flat and fast over deep point. Awesome!

19.5

Philander to Sarwan, OUT, Gone now. Fullish, on the leg and middle, almost yorker length and Sarwan gets under the ball and hits it straight to long-on

RR Sarwan c de Villiers b Philander 12 (10m 8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 150.00

19.6

Philander to Ramdin, 1 run, full and outside off, sliced away past point. West Indies finish on 205.

West Indies 205/6   VD Philander 4-0-35-2
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