Zimbabwe Twenty20 Triangular Series, 6th Match: Zimbabwe XI v South Africa XI at Harare, Jun 23, 2012
South Africa XI won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
Played at Harare Sports Club
23 June 2012 (20-over match)
0.1

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, no run, starts on line, angled back, that bounces steeply, taken very high on the bat as he gets back to defend

0.2

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, no run, bounce again just outside the off, angling back, hits high on the back leg after taking the fingers, physio out with the magic spray

0.3

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, 1 wide, taped up, srayed up and can have a rest as tsotsobe goes well down the leg side

0.3

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, no run, shuffles well down the off side, bowler goes down leg, interestingly not called wide

0.4

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, no run, just outside off, carefully defends to the offm, watchful of that steep bounce

0.5

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, 1 run, gets inside the ball this time moving to the leg, swings that away into the on-side field

Zimbabwe XI 2/0   H Masakadza 1* (5b)
1.1

Morris to Masakadza, no run, Morris shares the new ball, on line and length, forward and strokes into the covers

1.2

Morris to Masakadza, no run, short, on the pull, done for pace, rushes at him, high on the splice, loops up, neither bowler nor midwicket can get to it

1.3

Morris to Masakadza, 2 runs, goes on side again, better contact, not great, clears the infield and chased to deep mid-wicket

1.4

Morris to Masakadza, no run, very full outside off, swings at that, thin edge to ground and keeper

1.5

Morris to Masakadza, FOUR, flicks that off the legs, goes fine, short fine leg is there but he might just as well not be, does not get a hand to it

1.6

Morris to Masakadza, SIX, wonderful shot, makes room to the leg, gets one in the arc and flat bats that over the covers

Zimbabwe XI 14/0   H Masakadza 13* (11b 1x4 1x6)
2.4

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, no run, short ball, angled across, looks for a upper cut, no contact

2.5

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, FOUR, down the pitch and smashes that down the ground, nearly killed Sibanda who did a rain dance to try and get out the way

2.6

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, 1 run, on the back foot, too much width, dabs that to short third man and keeps the strike

Zimbabwe XI 26/0   H Masakadza 18* (14b 2x4 1x6)
3.1

Morris to Masakadza, no run, almost a yorker, defends to the crease, Morris thriough quick to stop any thought of a run

3.2

Morris to Masakadza, 1 leg bye, leg side line, flicks, misses, off the pad loops to gully area, Hamilton not happy for missing out on that

Zimbabwe XI 27/0   H Masakadza 18* (16b 2x4 1x6)
4.1

Peterson to Masakadza, no run, Peterson today on as first change starts short outside off, cut firmly straight at point

4.2

Peterson to Masakadza, 1 run, on the back foot, shoirt, turns, punched to long off

4.4

Peterson to Masakadza, 3 runs, leg stump line, swings that over mid-on, not enough to get to the ropes

Zimbabwe XI 36/1   H Masakadza 22* (19b 2x4 1x6)
5.2

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, no run, shuffles to the leg side, followed, has to adjust and push into the off-side

5.3

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, FOUR, makes room to the leg side, on the back foot, and punches that well over the covers

5.4

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, 2 runs, short, pulls away to deep square leg and that takes him to 201 runs this series and that at a strike rate of 134 ... impressive

5.5

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, FOUR, poor bowling, slower ball, short, fetches that past Ontong at deep square leg

5.6

Tsotsobe to Masakadza, 1 run, another leg side ball, dabs it just behind square and again keeps the strike

Zimbabwe XI 48/2   H Masakadza 33* (24b 4x4 1x6)
6.1

Peterson to Masakadza, 1 run, flighted into the legs, stroked down the ground to long-on

6.6

Peterson to Masakadza, no run, on the back foot, forces down the pitch, Peterson gathers

Zimbabwe XI 50/2   H Masakadza 34* (26b 4x4 1x6)
7.2

du Plessis to Masakadza, 1 run, leg stump line, lap sweeps that to fine leg

7.4

du Plessis to Masakadza, no run, yorker nearly does it, plays over the top of it, turns across the face of the stumps

7.5

du Plessis to Masakadza, 1 run, on the lap sweep, gently runs it to fine leg

Zimbabwe XI 54/2   H Masakadza 36* (29b 4x4 1x6)
8.1

Parnell to Masakadza, OUT, TV called for a catch at covers, fullish ball driven low into the covers, Behardien goes low to take, he thinks he took it, TV proves him right

H Masakadza c Behardien b Parnell 36 (44m 30b 4x4 1x6) SR: 120.00

Zimbabwe XI 54/3   H Masakadza 36 (30b 4x4 1x6)
x
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships


Hours of play (local time) 13.00 start, First Session 13.00-14.15, Interval 14.15-14.30, Second Session 14.30-15.45

Match Coverage