ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 20th match, Group E

South Africa v New Zealand

South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

Right we're ready for the start. Pollock gets ready to start off. Lou Vincent takes strike. ON ON!

Weather: S Rajesh, our man at the ground says it's a bright and sunny day in Durban. However, it hasn't drawn the spectators yet as most of the stands are empty. It's a little odd, given that the home team is playing. Expect more to walk in once India take guard later today.

13.45: Teams: South Africa have brought in Andre Nel for Makhaya Ntini who is unwell. New Zealand have handed a debut for Nathan McCullum, brother of Brendon. Nathan McCullum is the allrounder from Otago who bowls offspin.

South Africa Graeme Smith, Herschelle Gibbs, AB de Villiers, Justin Kemp, Mark Boucher, Shaun Pollock, Vernon Philander, Albie Morkel, Johan van der Wath, Morne Morkel, Andre Nel

New Zealand: Brendon McCullum, Lou Vincent, Ross Taylor, Scott Styris, Craig McMillan, Jacob Oram, Nathan McCullum, Daniel Vettori, Shane Bond, Mark Gillespie, Chris Martin 13.40: Toss The news from the middle is that Graeme Smith has won the toss and South Africa will bowl first. We will get you the teams soon.

Pitch: The surface at Kingsmead is rather dry as it hasn't been watered for the last five days. It could assist the spinners later on. There should still be plenty of runs in it early on.

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's coverage of the Super Eights match between South Africa and New Zealand at Kingsmead in Durban. This is Kanishkaa Balachandran taking you through the first part. Sriram Veera will entertain you later. Before we begin, read the preview of today's game by Faras Ghani.

As we go further into the business end of the tournament, all talk has centered around which teams will make it to the semi-finals. Pakistan are the only team guarenteed with a berth in the semis. Cricinfo yesterday looked at how the other teams are placed and what they should/shouldn't do to get there.

New Zealand: If they beat South Africa at Kingsmead, New Zealand will top the group with three wins out of three and secure a semi-final berth. However, even if they lose to South Africa, their chances of qualifying are still high, unless India beat both England and South Africa. In that case, New Zealand, South Africa and India will be tied on two wins each and net run-rate will decide which teams qualify for the semifinals.

South Africa will boost their semi-final chances tremendously if they beat New Zealand. That win will leave South Africa on four points, knocking England out of the tournament. South Africa will then go through unless India gain four points by winning both of their remaining matches against England and South Africa which will bring net run-rate into the picture.

Read the full piece here.

0.1

Pollock to Vincent, no run, good length to start with, gets the ball to drift in after pitching, defended to the off side

0.2

Pollock to Vincent, no run, bang on target, on middle stump, Vincent gets a good stride forward and defends

0.3

Pollock to Vincent, 1 run, New Zealand are underway, good length on off stump, Vincent defends with soft hands to the on side and both set off quickly

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

End of over 1 (2 runs) New Zealand 2/0 (RR: 2.00)
BB McCullum    1* (3b)      SM Pollock    1-0-2-0
L Vincent    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

1.2

Nel to Vincent, 1 leg bye, drifting on the pads at a good pace, the ball clips the top half of the pad

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

1.6

Nel to Vincent, no run, good length outside off, Vincent goes on the backfoot and punches to cover

End of over 2 (5 runs) New Zealand 7/0 (RR: 3.50)
L Vincent    1* (5b)      A Nel    1-0-4-0
BB McCullum    5* (7b)      SM Pollock    1-0-2-0

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

2.6

Pollock to Vincent, 1 run, punched to cover for a easy single, Pollock's fine figures have been disturbed

End of over 3 (12 runs) New Zealand 19/0 (RR: 6.33)
L Vincent    2* (6b)      SM Pollock    2-0-14-0
BB McCullum    16* (12b 1x4 1x6)      A Nel    1-0-4-0

3.1

Nel to Vincent, 1 run, just short of a length, pulled away fiercely, the ball rockets to deep square leg

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

3.3

Nel to Vincent, no run, pushed back to the bowler

3.4

Nel to Vincent, no run, Nel responds with a bouncer outside off, Vincent has a wild swings at it and misses

3.5

Nel to Vincent, FOUR, take that! full, on off stump, Vincent backs away and clubs it past Nel, the ball goes racing away to the straight boundary

3.6

Nel to Vincent, no run, this time he slips in a fast low full toss, Vuncent backs away and but the ball gets the toe edge of the bat and goes to Nel

End of over 4 (6 runs) New Zealand 25/0 (RR: 6.25)
L Vincent    7* (11b 1x4)      A Nel    2-0-10-0
BB McCullum    17* (13b 1x4 1x6)      SM Pollock    2-0-14-0

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

4.4

Pollock to Vincent, no run, Vincent takes a few paces forward to disturb Pollock's rhythm, Pollock responds by bowling a slow bouncer which kicks and beats Vincent

4.5

Pollock to Vincent, FOUR, full and driven firmly past mid-on, the fielder throws himself to his right but he isnt quick enough to cut it off

4.6

Pollock to Vincent, 1 wide, another slow bouncer, beats him outside off, just a little too wide though, perhaps a tad harsh on the bowler

4.6

Pollock to Vincent, 1 run, full and driven towards midwicket

End of over 5 (17 runs) New Zealand 42/0 (RR: 8.40)
L Vincent    12* (14b 2x4)      SM Pollock    3-0-31-0
BB McCullum    28* (16b 2x4 2x6)      A Nel    2-0-10-0

5.1

Nel to Vincent, 1 run, Vincent shows his intent by backing away to the leg side and swinging across the line, the ball gets the under half of the bat and goes to deep square leg

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

5.3

Nel to Vincent, 2 runs, turned towards square leg, a bit of slack fielding results in an extra run

5.4

Nel to Vincent, FOUR, full, Vincent moves to the leg stump and clubs that along the ground to the left of Nel, no chance of anyone stopping that

5.5

Nel to Vincent, no run, short of a length outside off and punched to cover

5.6

Nel to Vincent, no run, raw pace again, thudded in around off stump, Vincent tries to pull but doesnt read the length early enough, beaten all ends up

End of over 6 (8 runs) New Zealand 50/0 (RR: 8.33)
L Vincent    19* (19b 3x4)      A Nel    3-0-18-0
BB McCullum    29* (17b 2x4 2x6)      SM Pollock    3-0-31-0

Morne Morkel runs in

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

6.6

M Morkel to Vincent, 2 runs, overpitched, outside off, Vincent gets forward and launches into an uppish cover drive, the fielder at deep extra cover cuts it off

End of over 7 (9 runs) New Zealand 59/0 (RR: 8.42)
L Vincent    21* (20b 3x4)      M Morkel    1-0-9-0
BB McCullum    36* (22b 3x4 2x6)      A Nel    3-0-18-0

Another change. Johan 'Rocky' van der Wath comes in

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

7.2

van der Wath to Vincent, 1 run, good length on middle and leg, turned off the pads to square leg

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

7.4

van der Wath to Vincent, 2 runs, backs away and pulled past midwicket, quite a few fielders patroling the boundary now

7.5

van der Wath to Vincent, 1 wide, slowish bouncer outside off, just a little wide, Vincent in the last second decides to leave it, van der Wath isnt too happy with the call

7.5

van der Wath to Vincent, 1 run, played to the on side, strange looking stroke as Vincent walks across his stumps and the ball gets the thin edge of the bat and rolls to the on side, Vincent looked like losing his balance on that one

7.6

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

End of over 8 (8 runs) New Zealand 67/0 (RR: 8.37)
BB McCullum    38* (25b 3x4 2x6)      JJ van der Wath    1-0-8-0
L Vincent    25* (23b 3x4)      M Morkel    1-0-9-0

8.1

M Morkel to Vincent, 1 run, full, on middle and leg, pushed to mid-on

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

8.3

M Morkel to Taylor, no run, fullish and driven confidently to the bowler

8.4

M Morkel to Taylor, 1 run, full, on off stump, Taylor drives on the frontfoot to backward point, good work by Gibbs to cut that off

8.5

M Morkel to Vincent, 1 run, dabbed to third man off an open face

8.6

M Morkel to Taylor, OUT, double strike by Morkel! short of a length on off stump, the ball cuts in a touch, Taylor tries to cut square and gets a thin edge through to Boucher

LRPL Taylor c †Boucher b M Morkel 1 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

End of over 9 (3 runs) New Zealand 70/2 (RR: 7.77)
     M Morkel    2-0-12-2
L Vincent    27* (25b 3x4)      JJ van der Wath    1-0-8-0

9.1

van der Wath to Vincent, no run, good length, fired in on off stump, played back to the bowler

9.2

van der Wath to Vincent, 1 run, that was way wide outside off, the batsman had to really reach out to it, cuts past cover

9.3

van der Wath to Styris, no run, beaten, fired in outside off, kicks off a good length, chin music for Styris

9.4

van der Wath to Styris, 1 run, fired in on middle and leg, Styris glances to the on side on the hop

9.5

van der Wath to Vincent, FOUR, Vincent stands a couple of paces in front of the crease, picks a full length delivery on leg stump and lofts over midwicket, plenty of confidence on that stroke

9.6

van der Wath to Vincent, OUT, van der wath strikes! Vincent backs away and misses completely, the ball clips the top of the stumps and the bails go flying

L Vincent b van der Wath 32 (42m 29b 4x4 0x6) SR: 110.34

Over to Sriram Veera

End of over 10 (6 runs) New Zealand 76/3 (RR: 7.60)
     JJ van der Wath    2-0-14-1
SB Styris    1* (2b)      M Morkel    2-0-12-2

Thanks boss

10.1

JA Morkel to Styris, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump, steered to point where de Villiers dives to makes a a fine stop, recovers quickly to fire in a throw

10.2

JA Morkel to McMillan, no run, lands on a length, around the off stump, holds up on Craig McMillan who pushes at it and the ball bobs down the track. Doesn't carry to the bowler

10.3

JA Morkel to McMillan, 1 run, Here comes the wild slog. He swats a length delivery on the off stump, just over cover.

10.4

JA Morkel to Styris, no run

10.5

JA Morkel to Styris, no run, banged in short - one bouncer for the over - just outside the off stump, Styris goes for a pull and the ball flashes over the blade

10.6

JA Morkel to Styris, 2 runs, fullish, outside the off stump, in the slot and Styris drives to left of long-off and has enough time to come back for the second run

End of over 11 (4 runs) New Zealand 80/3 (RR: 7.27)
SB Styris    4* (6b)      JA Morkel    1-0-4-0
CD McMillan    1* (2b)      JJ van der Wath    2-0-14-1

11.1

Philander to McMillan, 1 run, drifting onto the pads, flicked past square leg.

11.2

Philander to Styris, 1 run, Almost caught by Smith at midwicket. It was full in length, on the middle stump line, again holds up a touch and Styris checks his intended drive and the ball lobs towards mid-on. Smith rushes after it from his position at midwicket and dives with his left hand stretched out but can't hold on

11.3

Philander to McMillan, SIX, Six over extra cover. McMillan backed away to the leg-side and carved a full-pitched delivery over extra cover.

11.4

Philander to McMillan, no run

11.5

Philander to McMillan, 1 run, length delivery on the middle and leg, driven to long-on

11.6

Philander to Styris, 1 run, attempted yorker turns into a low full toss, just outside the off stump, driven to long-off for a single.

End of over 12 (10 runs) New Zealand 90/3 (RR: 7.50)
SB Styris    6* (8b)      VD Philander    1-0-10-0
CD McMillan    9* (6b 1x6)      JA Morkel    1-0-4-0

12.1

JA Morkel to Styris, OUT, The elder brother joins in the fun. Full in length and Styris slices it, off the bottom-half of the bat, straight to de Villiers at long-on.

SB Styris c de Villiers b JA Morkel 6 (14m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

12.2

JA Morkel to McMillan, no run

12.3

JA Morkel to McMillan, 1 run, length delivery outside off, McMillan waits on the ball before steering it to third man

12.4

JA Morkel to Oram, no run, bouncer on the left shoulder and Oram ducks under

12.5

JA Morkel to Oram, no run, short in length, moving across Oram who defends to the off side. Good tight over this. Just one run so far.

12.6

JA Morkel to Oram, 1 run, Oram backs to the leg-side, Albie follows him with a short-of-length delivery at the body and Oram pushes it to right of backward point

End of over 13 (2 runs) New Zealand 92/4 (RR: 7.07)
JDP Oram    1* (3b)      JA Morkel    2-0-6-1
CD McMillan    10* (8b 1x6)      VD Philander    1-0-10-0

13.1

Nel to Oram, no run, lovely delivery to start off the spell. Screaming through the zone outside off and Oram can't lay his bat on it

13.2

Nel to Oram, FOUR, Ah! Fab placement. It was really full and outside off, Oram bent towards the line and chopped it to right of backward point and he gets himself a boundary to the wide third man region.

13.3

Nel to Oram, no run, Nel responds with a bouncer. Over the middle and off, Oram sways away

13.4

Nel to Oram, no run, Another short-pitched delivery. Oram lets it fly past him.

13.5

Nel to Oram, 1 run, fuller, outside off stump, Oram clears the front foot by taking it outside leg stump and slices the ball over cover point

13.6

Nel to McMillan, no run, yorker on the middle stump line, stabbed back to Nel who picks up the ball and stares at the batsman. Nothing new. He does that for a living.

End of over 14 (5 runs) New Zealand 97/4 (RR: 6.92)
CD McMillan    10* (9b 1x6)      A Nel    4-0-23-0
JDP Oram    6* (8b 1x4)      JA Morkel    2-0-6-1

14.1

JA Morkel to Oram, 1 run, slower one, off short of length, tapped close towards backward point and they rush across for a quick single. de Villiers fires in a throw at the striker's end but he misses. Had he hit, McMillan would be back in the dug-out

14.2

JA Morkel to McMillan, 1 run, full and straight, swiped across the line and it falls just short of Kemp at midwicket

14.3

JA Morkel to Oram, FOUR, short in length and outside the off stump, Oram slaps it past point. 100 up for NZ

14.4

JA Morkel to Oram, 1 run, full and angling away from Oram who again clears the front foot and drills it to long-off

14.5

JA Morkel to McMillan, (no ball) SIX, Disappears over long-on boundary. Full in length, on the off and middle, McMillan opens his stance and smokes it over the boundary. That was a big hit. And here comes the free hit. What would he do?

14.5

JA Morkel to McMillan, FOUR, Lap shot over the short fine leg.. Cute and cheeky. Short in length on the leg and middle, McMillan paddle-scoops it over the fielder at short fine leg

14.6

JA Morkel to McMillan, SIX, full-pitched, on the stumps, the left foot goes outside legstump and the bat swings through the line cleanly and the ball sails over the long-on boundary. The fun has begun.

End of over 15 (24 runs) New Zealand 121/4 (RR: 8.06)
CD McMillan    27* (13b 1x4 3x6)      JA Morkel    3-0-30-1
JDP Oram    12* (11b 2x4)      A Nel    4-0-23-0

15.1

Pollock to Oram, 1 run, yorker length, Oram digs it out one-handed and the ball rolls towards mid-off. McMillan on strike now.

15.2

Pollock to McMillan, 1 wide, Ah! the slower bouncer. Wide called, though. It looped ever so slowly high over McMillan's head.

15.2

Pollock to McMillan, 1 run, goes for the yorker, a low dipping full toss is the result and McMillan works it past square leg

15.3

Pollock to Oram, 1 run, yorker on the off stump, again Oram jabs it away one-handed and again towards mid-off for a single.

15.4

Pollock to McMillan, FOUR, Agony for Pollock. The good old lemon-cut or French cut. as you please. Screaming yorker on the leg stump line, McMillan stabs at it in a hurry, the ball collides with the inside-edge and runs past the leg stump and past a diving Boucher

15.5

Pollock to McMillan, 1 run, charges out, Pollock fires in the blockhole, dug out for a single

15.6

Pollock to Oram, 1 run, Meanwhile nothing has changed when Oram bats. Pollock pings the blockhole, Oram digs it out one-handed.

End of over 16 (10 runs) New Zealand 131/4 (RR: 8.18)
JDP Oram    15* (14b 2x4)      SM Pollock    4-0-41-0
CD McMillan    33* (16b 2x4 3x6)      JA Morkel    3-0-30-1

16.1

M Morkel to Oram, OUT, Timber! Oram backs away to the leg-side, the ball heads towards the middle stump and he couldn't connect with his swipe across the line. Gone.

JDP Oram b M Morkel 15 (17m 15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

16.2

M Morkel to NL McCullum, no run, in the region outside off stump, beaten

16.3

M Morkel to NL McCullum, no run, low dipping full toss, on the off stump line, pushed to cover

16.4

M Morkel to NL McCullum, no run, In the zone outside off, Nathan goes for a big swing over cover but no luck. He doesn't make contact.

16.5

M Morkel to NL McCullum, 1 run, OUT, A run out now. South Africa are applying the squeeze. Full and drifting to the pads, Nathan misses his flick shot and the ball goes towards fine leg. Van der Wath swoops on the ball and fires in an accurate throw to Boucher who whips the bails off. Nathan is short of the crease. Run out in his first international game.

NL McCullum run out 1 (2m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

16.6

M Morkel to Vettori, no run, full and outside off, swing and a miss.

End of over 17 (1 run) New Zealand 132/6 (RR: 7.76)
DL Vettori    0* (1b)      M Morkel    3-0-13-3
CD McMillan    33* (16b 2x4 3x6)      SM Pollock    4-0-41-0

17.1

van der Wath to McMillan, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump line, pushed to cover point

Francis Wray sends us this chuckle: "I suppose that after the recent revelations, Paul Collingwood will tell the world that his favourite shot is "the lap round the corner"!

Naughty naughty!

17.2

van der Wath to Vettori, 1 run, on the off stump line, short in length, chopped down to third man

17.3

van der Wath to McMillan, 2 runs, full-pitched outside off, driven past cover

17.4

van der Wath to McMillan, 1 run, almost at the blockhole, on the middle and leg, jabbed back the bowler who makes a half-stop

17.5

van der Wath to Vettori, OUT, The brothers are having a party. It's either bowled or caught Morkel. Short in length, on the middle and leg, pulled to left of midwicket where Albie takes a step before flinging himself in the air and catches it with both hands.

DL Vettori c JA Morkel b van der Wath 1 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

17.6

van der Wath to McMillan, 1 run, fullish, on the middle, driven to long-on. Importantly, McMillan will be on strike

End of over 18 (6 runs) New Zealand 138/7 (RR: 7.66)
CD McMillan    38* (20b 2x4 3x6)      JJ van der Wath    3-0-20-2
SE Bond    0* (0b)      M Morkel    3-0-13-3

18.1

M Morkel to McMillan, 1 run, low full toss, driven down the ground for just a single.

18.2

M Morkel to Bond, OUT, Morne picks his fourth wicket. Wonder what the brothers ate today. It kicks up from short of length, outside the off stump, holds its line and all Bond could offer was a poke. Fatal as Boucher dives to his right to take a sharp catch

SE Bond c †Boucher b M Morkel 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.3

M Morkel to Gillespie, no run, full and just outside the off stump, Gillespie's feet go nowhere and he pushes inside the line and is beaten

18.4

M Morkel to Gillespie, no run, rears up from short of length, screams past the outside edge that Gillespie had helpfully stretched out

18.5

M Morkel to Gillespie, 1 no ball, Arrggh! The yorker takes out the off stump but umpire Doctrove stretched his hand out. No ball!

18.5

M Morkel to Gillespie, 1 run, another yorker, on the off stump, jabbed away to cover point

18.6

M Morkel to McMillan, 1 run, low full toss, driven down the ground. Last over coming up.

End of over 19 (4 runs) New Zealand 142/8 (RR: 7.47)
CD McMillan    40* (22b 2x4 3x6)      M Morkel    4-0-17-4
MR Gillespie    1* (4b)      JJ van der Wath    3-0-20-2

19.1

van der Wath to McMillan, 1 run, yorker length, on the middle stump line, driven for a single

19.2

van der Wath to Gillespie, 1 run, Gillespie stands outside the crease, moves to the leg-side and hits a length delivery to long-on. McMillan back on strike. What will he do?

19.3

van der Wath to McMillan, SIX, Ah! he decides to top edge over the 'keeper's head for six. It was a slower ball, short in length and McMillan was through with his pull shot early but gets away with a six.

19.4

van der Wath to McMillan, 1 run, yorker, on the middle stump, dug out to the on side for a single

19.5

van der Wath to Gillespie, 1 wide, low swinging full-toss, just past the leg stump, Gillespie shuffled towards the off stump and tried to paddle it past the short fine leg but made no contact. Now the fine leg drops back

19.5

van der Wath to Gillespie, no run, yorker, on the middle stump line, stabbed back to the bowler, who makes a half-stop to his left. Gillespie wants a single, McMillan doesn't want to take the risk and they end up with nothing.

19.6

van der Wath to Gillespie, 1 run, low full-toss on the stumps, swiped to the on side for a single. NZ end up on 153.

New Zealand were strolling at 68 for no loss at the start of the ninth over when Morne Morkel got into the act to remove McCullum. New Zealand lost the plot from then on as South Africa applied the squeeze. Join us in a while for the chase. It will be Kanishkaa who will start off the proceedings.

End of over 20 (11 runs) New Zealand 153/8
MR Gillespie    3* (7b)      JJ van der Wath    4-0-31-2
CD McMillan    48* (25b 2x4 4x6)      M Morkel    4-0-17-4
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
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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Sep 19, 2007

Justin Kemp pumps his fist after his unbeaten 89, South Africa v New Zealand, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 19, 2007

Justin Kemp pumps his fist after his unbeaten 89

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Sep 19, 2007

Justin Kemp celebrates South Africa's victory, South Africa v New Zealand, Group E, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 19, 2007

Justin Kemp celebrates South Africa's victory

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