South Africa in West Indies ODI Series - 1st ODI

West Indies v South Africa

South Africa won by 66 runs (D/L method)

18.1

Miller to Amla, 2 runs, he starts well enough, finding some spin and catching the edge outside off stump, trickles down to third man for a couple

18.2

Miller to Amla, 1 run, this time it's flighted a touch more, Amla works it down the ground for a single

18.3

Miller to de Villiers, 2 runs, nicely bowled again, touch of flight and turn, gets the edge, it skims down to third man

18.4

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, but this is a touch too full, de Villiers skips down the wicket and gently drives into the covers for a single

18.5

Miller to Amla, no run, nicely bowled, hanging in the air and Amla stretches forward and defends

18.6

Miller to Amla, 1 run, Amla leans forward and taps this into the off side for a single

South Africa 101/2   NO Miller 1-0-7-0

21.1

Miller to de Villiers, no run, Miller back and continuing his good work, de Villiers trying to force him away but can't get any power on it

21.2

Miller to de Villiers, no run, good again from the bowler, de Villiers trying to edge down the wicket but he's beaten in the flight

21.3

Miller to de Villiers, no run, slightly shorter this time and de Villiers is forced to defend

21.4

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, get-out shot here, the batsman down on one knee and dabbing a sweep shot away

21.5

Miller to Amla, 1 run, Amla has no fuss at the moment, casually working this away for one

21.6

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, dabbed away behind square for a single

South Africa 119/2   NO Miller 2-0-10-0

23.1

Miller to Amla, 1 run

23.2

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, floated up, De Villiers stretches forward and pushes gently into a gap at cover

23.3

Miller to Amla, 1 run, back of a length this time, forced off the back foot, piercing the field in the off side

23.4

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, worked down to long on for another single

23.5

Miller to Amla, no run, slower, and a touch of spin, Amla pushes it gently back to the bowler

23.6

Miller to Amla, no run, down the track, looking for something big, but it's well bowled and Amla can't beat the bowler

South Africa 129/2   NO Miller 3-0-14-0

25.1

Miller to Amla, 1 run, nicely bowled, touch of air, but Amla deflects it behind square for a single

25.2

Miller to de Villiers, 2 runs, fullish and milked easily through midwicket for a couple

25.3

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, picks a gap at cover with a careful drive

25.4

Miller to Amla, 2 runs, tickled to fine leg, very deft, collects a couple easily

25.5

Miller to Amla, no run, good ball, touch of turn outside off, beats a flashing blade of Amla

25.6

Miller to Amla, no run, Beaten again! Outside off, touch of turn, Amla flashes at thin air

South Africa 139/2   NO Miller 4-0-20-0

27.1

Miller to Amla, FOUR, goodness me this was bad fielding, flighted up, Amla drives through to the wide mid off boundary, but the sweeper on the off side seemed to be running with his brakes on - Taylor it was, must still not be fully fit

27.2

Miller to Amla, no run, beaten! Good follow-up, bouncing and spinning past the outside edge

27.3

Miller to Amla, 1 run, down on one knee and angling it down to fine leg for one

27.4

Miller to de Villiers, no run, de Villiers gets back and across and defends this back to the bowler

27.5

Miller to de Villiers, no run

27.6

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, flatter ball, de Villiers back and pulling down to the midwicket fielder for a single

South Africa 149/2   NO Miller 5-0-26-0

29.1

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, tickled round the corner for an easy single

29.2

Miller to Amla, 2 runs, over the wicket to Amla, not sure why, angled into Amla's pads, he duly works it behind square for a couple

29.3

Miller to Amla, 1 run, similar line and it's worked away behind square again

29.4

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, not sure this is a good line of attack, it makes the leg-side deflection to easy, de Villiers obliges

29.5

Miller to Amla, 1 run, this time Miller is back around the wicket, gives Amla too much room outside off and it's cut to point

29.6

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, worked away to square leg this time for a strike-stealing single

South Africa 163/2   NO Miller 6-0-33-0

31.1

Miller to de Villiers, 1 run, floated into a leg-stump line, tickled for a single to bring up 50 for de Villiers, well played him

31.2

Miller to Amla, no run, very nice here, full and spinning past the Amla's attempted drive

31.3

Miller to Amla, 1 run, this time it's more securely worked into the leg side for a single

31.4

Miller to de Villiers, 4 wides, oh dear, arrowed down the leg side, Ramdin misses it and it skips towards the fine leg boundary, where a diving stop saves the boundary

31.4

Miller to Amla, 1 run, very full, Amla pushes it straight to point and runs a single

31.5

Miller to de Villiers, no run, fuller and flighted and worked back to the bowler

31.6

Miller to de Villiers, SIX, oh good shot, de Villiers edged down the wicket and was actually beaten in the flight, so adjusted his shot and ended up lifting it firmly over deep midwicket for six

South Africa 181/2   NO Miller 7-0-46-0
Series Results
West Indies v South Africa at Port of Spain - Jun 3, 2010
South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 2 balls remaining)
West Indies v South Africa at Roseau - May 30, 2010
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
West Indies v South Africa at Roseau - May 28, 2010
South Africa won by 67 runs
West Indies v South Africa at North Sound - May 24, 2010
South Africa won by 17 runs
West Indies v South Africa at North Sound - May 22, 2010
South Africa won by 66 runs (D/L method)
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May 22, 2010

Hashim Amla is congratulated by AB de Villiers, West Indies v South Africa, 1st ODI, Antigua, May 22, 2010

Hashim Amla is congratulated by AB de Villiers

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May 22, 2010

AB de Villiers throws at the stumps, West Indies v South Africa, 1st ODI, Antigua, May 22, 2010

AB de Villiers throws at the stumps

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