ICC World Twenty20, 4th Match, Group B: Australia v Zimbabwe at Cape Town, Sep 12, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 4th match, Group B
Zimbabwe won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Played at Newlands, Cape Town (neutral venue)
12 September 2007 - night match (20-over match)

Lee to Sibanda, FOUR, short, a thick edge and a genuine chance, but that flew clean through the vacant third slip and all the way to the boundary.

Zimbabwe 8/0   V Sibanda 5* (4b 1x4)   B Lee 0.5-0-8-0

Bracken to Sibanda, FOUR, lovely strike! Down on one knee and a full flourish of the bat. The outfield is still sluggish but that was sweetly timed - and placed - and trickles across the rope. Well played

Zimbabwe 13/0   V Sibanda 9* (8b 2x4)   NW Bracken 1-0-5-0

Lee to Sibanda, FOUR, that's a fantastic strike - fast, too full, and Sibanda gives himself room to free his arms, and carves Lee clean through the covers

Zimbabwe 20/0   V Sibanda 15* (10b 3x4)   B Lee 1.4-0-15-0

Lee to Sibanda, FOUR, crash! A second boundary in the over, and that's even sweeter than the first. Whistles through point and all the way to the rope

Zimbabwe 24/0   V Sibanda 19* (11b 4x4)   B Lee 1.5-0-19-0

Bracken to Sibanda, FOUR, blam! That flew straight back over Bracken's head with a stand-and-deliver swing of the blade! Decapitation was an option there. What on earth is going on?

Zimbabwe 31/0   V Sibanda 23* (13b 5x4)   NW Bracken 1.3-0-12-0

Clark to Chibhabha, FOUR, that's a quality strike - straight down the ground with the highest of elbows. It wouldn't have looked out of place in a Test match. Which is how Australia are going to have to play this now ...

Zimbabwe 38/1   CJ Chibhabha 6* (6b 1x4)   SR Clark 1-0-7-0

Johnson to Chibhabha, FOUR, misdirected - short and a long-hop to boot. Chibhabha glances expertly to beat the man on the 45, and that's another boundary

Zimbabwe 43/1   CJ Chibhabha 10* (8b 2x4)   MG Johnson 0.3-0-5-0

Johnson to Chibhabha, FOUR, or not! This time he makes contact, and some! The ball was pitched up and right in the slot, and Chibhabha made no mistake whatsoever. Clean as a whistle over long-off!

Zimbabwe 47/1   CJ Chibhabha 14* (10b 3x4)   MG Johnson 0.5-0-9-0

Clark to Taylor, FOUR, the momentum is all red and black. That's too short from Clark, and Taylor uses the pace to cut that into the gap behind point. Cool as you like

Zimbabwe 53/1   BRM Taylor 13* (12b 1x4)   SR Clark 1.3-0-13-0

Johnson to Taylor, FOUR, that's a massive boundary for Zimbabwe. Short, and Taylor made room to slap a short ball through the gap at point

Zimbabwe 64/3   BRM Taylor 21* (19b 2x4)   MG Johnson 2.5-0-16-1

Hodge to Taylor, FOUR, dragged a touch short and the pressure bursts instantly with a cut away behind point off the back foot

Zimbabwe 80/4   BRM Taylor 33* (30b 3x4)   BJ Hodge 1-0-5-0

Symonds to Masakadza, FOUR, short and forcefully pulled through square for a one-bounce four

Zimbabwe 86/4   H Masakadza 8* (9b 1x4)   A Symonds 1.5-0-10-0

Johnson to Masakadza, FOUR, width outside off; huge outside edge from an attempted cover drive lands safe - and that runs away

Zimbabwe 110/4   H Masakadza 18* (16b 2x4)   MG Johnson 3.5-0-26-1

Bracken to Taylor, FOUR, low full toss outside off, Taylor reaches out to somehow sweep behind square, eluding the man on the way

Zimbabwe 131/5   BRM Taylor 59* (43b 4x4 2x6)   NW Bracken 3.1-0-21-1





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