ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 15th match, Group E

South Africa v England

South Africa won by 19 runs

0.5

Pollock to Pietersen, no run, full, Pietersen blocks and Pollock fields to his right

0.6

Pollock to Pietersen, no run, pulled off the back foot straight to mid-off

England 0/1   KP Pietersen 0* (2b)

1.2

Ntini to Pietersen, FOUR, sweetly turned from outside off stump through midwicket and the silence is deafening ... whipped with his wrists, super shot into a big space

1.3

Ntini to Pietersen, no run, driven to the man just put there (at midwicket)

1.4

Ntini to Pietersen, no run, he shapes to pull but the ball keeps low and is through him ... loud cheers and Ntini gives a hard stare

1.5

Ntini to Pietersen, 1 run, angled in, driven stump straight past Ntini and mid-off round to field

England 6/1   KP Pietersen 5* (6b 1x4)

2.2

Pollock to Pietersen, FOUR, Pietersen shimmies to the off and whips that behind square to the left of Ntini at fine leg who was on the edge of the 30-yard circle

2.3

Pollock to Pietersen, no run, slower ball, defended back to Pollock

2.4

Pollock to Pietersen, 1 run, almost up in the blockhole, dug out to mid-on who is back on the circle, so another ambled run

England 13/1   KP Pietersen 10* (9b 2x4)

3.3

Ntini to Pietersen, 1 run, checked drive bounces inches wide of Ntini, a run as the ball trundles up to mid-off

3.5

Ntini to Pietersen, no run, firm drive to extra cover, good stop

3.6

Ntini to Pietersen, FOUR, driven hard, a loud shout of catch but it clears Phinander at mid-on by no more than two or three inches, he was on the edge of the circle as he leapt

England 23/1   KP Pietersen 15* (12b 3x4)

4.2

Pollock to Pietersen, no run, pushed to Morkel who is the deepest of the three men in the covers

4.3

Pollock to Pietersen, OUT, short, pulled behind square with no oomph, Ntini at short fine leg fields and throws down the stumps at the bowler's end ... Pietersen collides with Pollock and is sent sprawling and stumbles into the crease unable to get his bat anywhere near it. He's well short but only because he colided

KP Pietersen run out 15 (16m 14b 3x4 0x6) SR: 107.14

England 24/2   KP Pietersen 15 (14b 3x4)
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
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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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