Zimbabwe Twenty20 Triangular Series - 6th match

Zimbabwe XI v South Africa XI

South Africa XI won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

5.1

Tsotsobe to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, angled across, back and chops that down to third man

Zimbabwe XI 37/2   S Matsikenyeri 1* (1b)

6.2

Peterson to Matsikenyeri, no run, too short to sweep, does not get to the pitch, taken high on the arm as he gets down low

6.3

Peterson to Matsikenyeri, no run, outside off, cuts to point

6.4

Peterson to Matsikenyeri, no run, quicker ball, drives straight at cover

6.5

Peterson to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, gets well forward on the leg, nudges into the on side

Zimbabwe XI 50/2   S Matsikenyeri 2* (5b)

7.1

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, outside off, drives at the leg spinner, in the air, just clears the cover point

7.3

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, punches to the off, slight mix-up but fumble gets them through

7.6

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, no run, drives to the off, outside half of the bat squirts it out to point area

Zimbabwe XI 54/2   S Matsikenyeri 4* (8b)

9.1

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, cuts the short ball to the cover sweeper

Zimbabwe XI 55/4   S Matsikenyeri 5* (9b)

11.1

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, no run, flighted on line, stroked to the off

11.2

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, sweeps from length towards deep square leg

11.3

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, no run, outside off, touch short, cuts well but straight at backward point

11.4

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, the sweep works this time, good contact, into the gap at backward square leg

11.5

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, sweeps again, this time no timing, drags it towards long leg

Zimbabwe XI 67/5   S Matsikenyeri 12* (14b 1x4)

12.1

Parnell to Matsikenyeri, no run, defensive push as he goes very full, almost a yorker, on line, defends to the off

12.2

Parnell to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, worked off the legs down to long leg, enough on it to get an easy two, was good running as well

12.3

Parnell to Matsikenyeri, no run, beaten outside off, on the back foot, ball keeps it line, Vilas takes

12.4

Parnell to Matsikenyeri, no run, and again, great ball, picthes middle and leg, leaves the pitch, play and miss

12.5

Parnell to Matsikenyeri, no run, make that three in a row, batsman trying hard to get the edge

12.6

Parnell to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, lets one go too straight and is worked off the legs to fine leg

Zimbabwe XI 72/5   S Matsikenyeri 15* (20b 1x4)

13.1

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, no run, flighted up on the off, stroked gently to covers

13.2

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, just a touch wide, drives wide and gently past cover

13.4

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide, fires one in down the leg side

13.4

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, shuffles down a bit, lofted drive wide of the bowler and timed well but well enough

13.5

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, no run, shuffles again, quicker ball has him adjusting and dabbing to the off

13.6

du Plessis to Matsikenyeri, no run, flighted on the off, that does turn a lot, beaten outside the off

Zimbabwe XI 79/5   S Matsikenyeri 20* (25b 2x4)

14.6

Peterson to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, thats a good strike as he lofts it towards deep wide midwicket, hit it well but straight at the fielder

Zimbabwe XI 89/5   S Matsikenyeri 21* (26b 2x4)

15.1

Morkel to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, outside off, does bounce steeply from short of length, loops off an outstreched bat towards and short of gully

15.3

Morkel to Matsikenyeri, no run, slow bouncer, Morkel likes that ball, batsman beaten by the lack of pace

15.4

Morkel to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide, wide called, another slow bouncer that goes down the leg side, Morkel not happy with that call

15.4

Morkel to Matsikenyeri, OUT, goes down the ground, that goes very high, slower ball may have helped, no pace on it, du Plessis looking straight into the sun takes it well above his head as he tries to get under it at long on

S Matsikenyeri c du Plessis b Morkel 22 (49m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.86

Zimbabwe XI 92/6   S Matsikenyeri 22 (29b 2x4)
Tournament Results
Zim XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 24, 2012
Zim XI won by 9 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Zim XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 23, 2012
SAf XI won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
Bdesh XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 22, 2012
Bdesh XI won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Zim XI v Bdesh XI at Harare - Jun 21, 2012
Bdesh XI won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Zim XI v SAf XI at Harare - Jun 20, 2012
Zim XI won by 29 runs
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Photos

Jun 23, 2012

Richard Levi pulls during his half-century, Zimbabwe v South Africa, T20 tri-series, Harare, June 23, 2012

Richard Levi pulls during his half-century

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Jun 23, 2012

Chris Morris is congratulated by his team-mates, Zimbabwe v South Africa, T20 tri-series, Harare, June 23, 2012

Chris Morris is congratulated by his team-mates

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