ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 15th match, Group E

South Africa v England

South Africa won by 19 runs

1.2

Broad to de Villiers, no run, outside off, de Villiers leaves

1.3

Broad to de Villiers, no run, outside off once more - 84mph - and de Villiers again adopts a watching brief

1.4

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, seconds ... half volley which de Villiers creams between cover and extra cover

1.5

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, Broad drops slightly short and de Villiers leans back and heaves that over midwicket ...a one-bounce four. The crowd goes wild.

1.6

Broad to de Villiers, 2 runs, fuller, inside edge down to fine leg where Anderson does the business

South Africa 18/1   AB de Villiers 10* (5b 2x4)

2.4

Flintoff to de Villiers, no run, more bounce from Flintoff, the ball leaps and de Villiers can only spar at it

2.5

Flintoff to de Villiers, no run, outside off and de Villiers leaves

2.6

Flintoff to de Villiers, no run, dug in, de Villiers plays a whirling pull but is too early and the ball goes through to Prior

South Africa 23/1   AB de Villiers 10* (8b 2x4)

4.2

Broad to de Villiers, no run, outside off stump at 82mph, de Villiers, who is either cautious or utterly carefree with little in between, leaves

4.3

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, loose drive, a thick edge and that scurries away for four

4.4

Broad to de Villiers, no run, another flashing drive but nowhere near the ball

4.5

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, half volley and driven through extra cover, a lovely stroke and he really middled that ... he couldn;t have asked for Broad to give him one more in the slot

4.6

Broad to de Villiers, 1 leg bye, slower ball, de Villiers misses, Broad start to run for the ball as it bobbles into the leg side, decides to appeal and falls over mid-pitch in the confusion

South Africa 42/2   AB de Villiers 18* (13b 4x4)

5.1

Flintoff to de Villiers, OUT, another loose drive from de Villiers but this time he only succeeds in getting a thin edge and Prior leaps around like Zeberdee as he takes the catch

AB de Villiers c †Prior b Flintoff 18 (18m 14b 4x4 0x6) SR: 128.57

South Africa 42/3   AB de Villiers 18 (14b 4x4)
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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Photos

Sep 16, 2007

Johan van der Wath removes Andrew Flintoff , Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 16, 2007

Johan van der Wath removes Andrew Flintoff

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Sep 16, 2007

Shaun Pollock hurdles the stumps to celebrate his dismissal of Paul Collingwood, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 16, 2007

Shaun Pollock hurdles the stumps to celebrate his dismissal of Paul Collingwood

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