ICC World Twenty20, 24th Match, Group E: India v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 16, 2009
ICC World Twenty20 - 24th match, Group E
South Africa won by 12 runs
Played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham (neutral venue)
16 June 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Khan to Smith, no run, full delivery, outside off stump, Smith pushes it, bat away from his body, towards mid-off.


Khan to Smith, 2 runs, good delivery, full and on the middle and off, hint of late movement away, Smith was trying to work it towards the on side and gets a leading edge through cover point


Khan to Smith, 1 wide, slips down leg side, Smith was on the shuffle and failed to connect with the glance and it just shaved past the leg stump. Oohs and aahs from Zak and Dhoni


Khan to Smith, no run, short of length and outside off stump, cut away to point


Khan to Smith, no run, length delivery on the middle and off, defended down the track.


Khan to Smith, FOUR, And Smith cashes in on the width. Two balls ago, he failed to put away, cutting straight to point but not this time. He cut it hard and past point for the first boundary


Khan to Smith, no run, closer to the off stump and carefully defended down the track

South Africa 7/0   Z Khan 1-0-7-0

Khan to Smith, FOUR, And Smith pings the cover boundary. Half-volley outside off and the burly South Africa captain shuffled a bit before he drove it through the gap.


Khan to Smith, 2 runs, cutting in towards off and middle but the angle coming in is enough for Smith to favour his favourite on side. He clips it past square leg


Khan to Smith, no run, length delivery on the off stump and Smith respects it by defending it on the front foot. "That's a better delivery by Zaheer," says Anil Kumble on air.


Khan to Smith, 1 run, length delivery tailing in late and Smith inside-edges it to backward square leg region for a quick single


Khan to de Villiers, 1 run, full in length, moving away from AB who guides it to third man


Khan to Smith, 2 runs, Yuvraj mis-fields at mid-on. It was driven to him and Smith put pressure on him by starting for the single and Yuvraj succumbed to the pressure. He didn't pick it cleanly and the ball ran past him

South Africa 27/1   Z Khan 2-0-17-0

Khan to JA Morkel, 1 leg bye, full in length, tilting in towards the pad and it rolls away to point for a leg bye


Khan to Boucher, OUT, Caught at the long-off boundary. It was full, it was the slower one, and it was around the off stump, Bouch flayed it hard and high to left of RP who holds a good catch running around the boundary.

MV Boucher c Singh b Khan 11 (17m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 73.33


Khan to JA Morkel, FOUR, cutting towards the on side, Albie goes for the pull, gets cramped up but gloves it to the fine-leg boundary


Khan to JA Morkel, 1 run, goes for the yorker, ends up as a swinging full toss, and runs off the pad to short-fine-leg


Khan to Botha, FOUR, tries the slower yorker, just short of the blockhole and Botha drills it to right of long-off where RP makes a fine diving stop. Hold on, he has brushed the ropes while still in contact with the ball. And that's four.


Khan to Botha, 1 leg bye, the yorker outside off stump, BOtha attempts to paddle but misses and gets a leg bye.

South Africa 130/5   Z Khan 3-0-26-1





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