ICC World Twenty20, 20th Match, Group E: South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Sep 19, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 20th match, Group E
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Played at Kingsmead, Durban
19 September 2007 (20-over match)
0.4

Pollock to BB McCullum, no run, defended on the front foot towards mid-off, the ball travels quickly off the bat, they contemplate a single

0.5

Pollock to BB McCullum, no run, in target again, on middle stump, McCullum goes forward and defends back to Pollock

0.6

Pollock to BB McCullum, 1 run, good length outside off, McCullum gets a big stride forward and pushes to cover, the calling is good as they complete the run easily

New Zealand 2/0   BB McCullum 1* (3b)
1.1

Nel to BB McCullum, 1 run, top edge and streaky! McCullum tries to work the ball to the on side, he gets a big leading edge and the ball loops up towards mid-off, lucky to get away with it

1.3

Nel to BB McCullum, 2 runs, misfield: fuller and driven to mid-on, the fielder runs towards it and ends up overrunning it, the ball deflects off his palm to his left, allows them to complete a second run

1.4

Nel to BB McCullum, no run, beaten, raw pace, outside off, the ball kicks off a good length and goes through to Boucher at shoulder height

1.5

Nel to BB McCullum, 1 run, punched to the off side for a single

New Zealand 7/0   BB McCullum 5* (7b)
2.1

Pollock to BB McCullum, no run, away swinger outside off, McCullum has a feel for it, the swing takes it away

2.2

Pollock to BB McCullum, no run, good length outside off, no room to cut, McCullum plays it back to Pollock

2.3

Pollock to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum has enough of messing around, he charges down the track and lofts Pollock over extra cover

2.4

Pollock to BB McCullum, SIX, On the roof! full and on the pads, McCullum stays at the wicket and lofts over deep midwicket, the ball goes into orbit and lands on the roof

2.5

Pollock to BB McCullum, 1 run

New Zealand 18/0   BB McCullum 16* (12b 1x4 1x6)
3.2

Nel to BB McCullum, 1 run, chance but the ball drops short! McCullum swings and the ball gets the outside edge and flies to third man, the ball just drops once bounce to him, he does well to stop that from rolling over to the boundary

New Zealand 21/0   BB McCullum 17* (13b 1x4 1x6)
4.1

Pollock to BB McCullum, SIX, off cutter, McCullum gets down and slog sweeps it over the deep midwicket boundary, the ball just lands over the rope

4.2

Pollock to BB McCullum, FOUR, Pollock slips in a full toss, McCullum waits on it and pushes it firmly to the left of mid-on, offers the full face of the bat

4.3

Pollock to BB McCullum, 1 run, drifting on the pads and flicked to the on side

New Zealand 36/0   BB McCullum 28* (16b 2x4 2x6)
5.2

Nel to BB McCullum, 1 run, slower ball, slips out of Nel's hand and the ball goes high outside the off stump, catches McCullum off guard, he somehow pushes it to mid-on and sets off

New Zealand 44/0   BB McCullum 29* (17b 2x4 2x6)
6.1

M Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, outside off, tries to slash and beaten

6.2

M Morkel to BB McCullum, 2 runs, Morkel drifts on the body, turned towards fine leg, good sliding stop near the boundary

6.3

M Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, good length, on the channel outside off, McCullum fancies his chances with a cover drive, gets beaten

6.4

M Morkel to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum attempts another cover drive, this time he gets bat on it but it's an outside edge which flies past the vacant slip region

6.5

M Morkel to BB McCullum, 1 run, good length, on the pads, pushed to mid-on

New Zealand 57/0   BB McCullum 36* (22b 3x4 2x6)
7.1

van der Wath to BB McCullum, 1 wide, sliding down the leg side, errs in length, wide called

7.1

van der Wath to BB McCullum, 1 run, good length, on off and middle, pushed back to the bowler

7.3

van der Wath to BB McCullum, 1 run, short of a length on off stump, backs away and flat-bats it over cover, the ball goes on the first bounce to deep cover

7.6

van der Wath to BB McCullum, no run, punched hard to cover

New Zealand 67/0   BB McCullum 38* (25b 3x4 2x6)
8.2

M Morkel to BB McCullum, OUT, Morkel strikes! pitched up on off stump, McCullum gives room and tries to drive through cover, fails to get to the pitch of it, the ball gets a thick outside edge and goes to Boucher

BB McCullum c †Boucher b M Morkel 38 (34m 26b 3x4 2x6) SR: 146.15

New Zealand 68/1   BB McCullum 38 (26b 3x4 2x6)
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