ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 12th match, Group A

South Africa v Bangladesh

South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

5.1

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, outside off and cut away confidently past point, the fielder at the deep runs across and saves a run or two

5.2

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, good length on the corridor outside off, pushes towards point

5.3

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, deftly played down with soft hands to the off side, Shakib calls, sets off and makes his ground, the throw at the nonstrikers was too wide

5.4

van der Wath to Alok Kapali, no run, played to the off side

5.5

van der Wath to Alok Kapali, 1 run, pushed to mid-off, Shakib contemplates a run, takes a few paces forward and gets sent back

5.6

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short of a length and just a touch wide, Shakib slashes at it and the outside edge flies past gully and towards third man

Bangladesh 65/4   JJ van der Wath 1-0-5-0

7.1

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 wide, raw pace and bounce, van der Wath thuds it in on middle and leg, catches Shakib by surprise, the umpire wasnt too impressed, calls it a wide

7.1

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pushed towards mid on

7.2

van der Wath to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, superb stuff from JP Duminy! Shakib pushes it to mid-off with soft hands, sets off for a run, Duminy gathers the ball, flings himself forward and flicks it mid-air to the stumps at the non strikers end, Shakib dives but he's a couple of yards too short

Shakib Al Hasan run out 19 (22m 14b 3x4 0x6) SR: 135.71

7.3

van der Wath to Alok Kapali, 1 run, outside off and uppishly played towards deep point

7.4

van der Wath to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, beaten! Mortaza pokes at one outside the off stump

7.5

van der Wath to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, rush of blood for Mortaza, short of a length outside off, Mortaza has a wild swish outside off, his feet nowhere to be seen

7.6

van der Wath to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, backs away to the leg side and another wild swish, what's going on here?

Bangladesh 78/5   JJ van der Wath 2-0-7-0

16.1

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, 1 run, slower one, outside off stump, Reza shapes initially to drive through the line, spots the slower pace, waits before tapping it to third man

16.2

van der Wath to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short in length, above waist-high, on the middle stump line, shuffles across to nudge it to square leg

16.3

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, no run, short and wide, cut and a miss.

16.4

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, no run, bouncer, outside off, Reza tries to upper-cut it but makes no contact

16.5

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, 1 run, fuller, straighter, on the middle and leg, backs away but he was expecting a shorter one and just pushes this fullish delivery towards mid-off

16.6

van der Wath to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, short-pitched delivery, on the stumps, Rahim opens up his stance and pulls it ungainly, high between long leg and deep midwicket and it lands safely

Bangladesh 125/7   JJ van der Wath 3-0-12-0

18.1

van der Wath to Abdur Razzak, no run, full, slower one, slanting away from the batsman who tries to heave it away over the on side and is beaten

18.2

van der Wath to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, full again, around the off stump, driven to mid-off

18.3

van der Wath to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, short in length, on the off stump line, Rahim swat-pulls it high towards deep midwicket where Pollock moves to his left to take a smart catch

Mushfiqur Rahim c Pollock b van der Wath 4 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

18.4

van der Wath to Abdur Razzak, no run, bouncer over the leg and middle, ducked under

18.5

van der Wath to Abdur Razzak, no run, hits the deck back of length, climbs over the middle stump, tries to swing it across the line but no wood on leather

18.6

van der Wath to Abdur Razzak, 4 leg byes, banged in short, at the body, Razzak tries to fend it off, the ball beats the bat, thuds into the thigh pad and runs down to fine leg

Bangladesh 138/9   JJ van der Wath 4-0-13-1
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India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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Photos

Sep 15, 2007

Morne Morkel player portrait, South Africa v Bangladesh, Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 15, 2007

Morne Morkel player portrait

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Sep 15, 2007

Justin Kemp step outs and hits a boundary through the off side, South Africa v Bangladesh, Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 15, 2007

Justin Kemp step outs and hits a boundary through the off side

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