Player of the Match
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206dThe Bulletin by Liam Brickhill in Potchefstroom

Centurions Amla, de Villiers seal series for hosts

A maiden five-wicket haul for Rusty Theron, Hashim Amla's second consecutive hundred, and an eighth one-day ton for AB de Villiers sealed the series for South Africa with a crushing eight-wicket win in Potchefstroom

Match Centre

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

HM Amla
HM Amla
110(103) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 34 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
1 13 9 11 35 5 11 25
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers
101(72) 5x4 - 5x6
Control %98%
  • Productive Shot
  • on side drive on front foot
  • 37 runs
  • 0x4 - 4x6
0 2 6 12 4 19 21 37

Best performances - Bowlers

J Theron
O8.2
M0
R44
W5
Eco5.28
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
CK Langeveldt
O9
M0
R49
W2
Eco5.44
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Match Details

Toss

Zimbabwe , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

South Africa led the 3-match series 2-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30, Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45

Match days

17 October 2010 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

END OF OVER:
39 | 13 Runs | SA: 273/2 | RR: 7.00

  • AB de Villiers101 (72b)
  • Jean-Paul Duminy15 (18b)
  • Brendan Taylor1-0-13-0
  • Shingi Masakadza9-0-63-1

South Africa win by eight wickets. Clinical work from South Africa, they were impressive with the ball - led by Rusty Theron's maiden five-for - before once again overpowering Zimbabwe with the bat. The home side take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. Rusty Theron is named on of the match for his 5 for 44 that set up the game.

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38.6
6
Taylor to de Villiers, SIX runs, everyone knew what was going to happen, de Villiers was going to have a dart and he's sealed it in style, leaning back and smashing this into the stands behind the bowler's head. What a hundred! It only took 72 balls!
38.5
1
Taylor to Duminy, 1 run, full toss, pretty gentle stuff from Taylor, must be stiff from his marathon effort in the opening ODI, knocked down to long-off
38.4
1
Taylor to de Villiers, 1 run, drilled firmly back past the bowler to long-off
38.3
2
Taylor to de Villiers, 2 runs, horrid ball, really dragged down and de Villiers didn't quite manage to punish it fully, swinging a pull down to deep square
38.2
2
Taylor to de Villiers, 2 runs, de Villiers collects a couple whipping towards deep square
38.1
1
Taylor to Duminy, 1 run, starts well enough, blocked carefully into the leg side

Change in bowling here's Brendan Taylor.

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South Africa 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st84HM AmlaGC Smith
2nd139HM AmlaAB de Villiers
3rd50JP DuminyAB de Villiers