South Africa in West Indies ODI Series - 1st ODI

West Indies v South Africa

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

20.1

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, starts well enough, angling it in on middle and leg, turned to short midwicket for a single

20.2

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, nicely bowled again, flatter as de Villiers started running down the wicket at him, guided away for a single

20.3

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, Amla angles his bat and sends the ball into a gap for one

20.4

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, nicely played by Gayle, chipping down the wicket and clipping into the leg side for one

20.5

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, Amla serene as ever, picking his gap on the leg side and flicking his wrists at the ball to find it

20.6

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, oh close this time! De Villiers edged down the track and chipped it just wide of the short midwicket fielder

South Africa 116/2   CH Gayle 1-0-6-0

22.1

Gayle to de Villiers, no run, Gayle slings one in quickly, and nothing the batsman can do but defend

22.2

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, this time de Villiers picks up the single working it behind square

22.3

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, Amla once again flicks his wrists and helps the ball on the angle down the leg side for another single

22.4

Gayle to de Villiers, 3 runs, well played, deflecting on the pads, de Villiers works it to fine leg for a comfortable three, Miller runs in and pulls it back inside the ropes

22.5

Gayle to Amla, no run, slightly slower here from Gayle, Amla tries to work it down the ground but can't beat the bowler

22.6

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, turning into the pads, Amla tucks it to midwicket, to keep the strike

South Africa 125/2   CH Gayle 2-0-12-0

24.1

Gayle to de Villiers, no run, fired in at middle and leg, de Villiers defends

24.2

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, much quicker here, really flung in, De Villiers jumps back and pushes to long on

24.3

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, slower and more loopy here, worked to deep cover for one

24.4

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, pitches and spins into the pads, helped away in front of square for one

24.5

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, flatter outside off, Amla pushes it square for a single

24.6

Gayle to de Villiers, no run, flighted up and flicked to midwicket

South Africa 133/2   CH Gayle 3-0-16-0

26.1

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, shortish from Gayle, de Villiers gets back and has plenty of time to work it to long on

26.2

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, slightly fuller, Amla drives it to long on for another single

26.3

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, this is very simple stuff for South Africa, de Villiers works it from outside off to midwicket for another milked single

26.4

Gayle to Amla, no run, slightly quicker this time, Amla goes back to try and work it into the leg side but misses

26.5

Gayle to Amla, no run, much fuller and quicker outside off, Amla tries to angle it to third man but misses

26.6

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, this time he connects on a gentle leg-side work for one

South Africa 143/2   CH Gayle 4-0-20-0

28.1

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, worked round the corner, using the angle, for a gentle single

28.2

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, comes down the track and works it to backward square leg

28.3

Gayle to de Villiers, 2 runs, nicely played be de Villiers, chipping down the crease and driving down to Bravo at long on who misfields and allows a couple

28.4

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, worked into the leg side for a swift single

28.5

Gayle to Amla, 1 run, Gayle round the wicket now, Amla waits carefully and drops it on the off side and scampers one

28.6

Gayle to de Villiers, 1 run, de Villiers calmly doing this, edging down the track and driving to long on

South Africa 156/2   CH Gayle 5-0-27-0
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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