Result
2nd ODI, Potchefstroom, Oct 17 2010, Zimbabwe tour of South Africa
268
(39/50 ov, target 269)
273/2
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 66 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
1y
• The 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

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Scorecard summary
Zimbabwe268(48.2 overs)
South Africa273/2(39 overs)
end of over 3913 runs
SA: 273/2CRR: 7 
AB de Villiers101 (72)
Jean-Paul Duminy15 (18)
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.

end of over 3810 runs
SA: 260/2CRR: 6.84 • RRR: 0.75 • Need 9 from 11ov
Jean-Paul Duminy13 (16)
AB de Villiers90 (68)
Shingi Masakadza9-0-63-1
Prosper Utseya9-0-64-0
37.6
1
Masakadza to Duminy, 1 run
sliced off the outside edge down to long-off, Duminy was aiming midwicket
37.5
Masakadza to Duminy, no run
dropped! By the captain as well! Duminy drove crisply straight to Chigumbura, but he spilled the chance
37.4
4
Masakadza to Duminy, FOUR runs
this time Duminy gets all of it, smashing a length ball through mid-on for a boundary
37.3
2
Masakadza to Duminy, 2 runs
Duminy gets away with this, mistiming an expansive drive in the air over mid-on for a couple
37.3
1w
Masakadza to Duminy, 1 wide
not a great delivery this, bouncer down the leg side
37.2
1
Masakadza to de Villiers, 1 run
another full ball, straight too, he's bowled well this spell, comes off bat into pad behind the stumps for a single
37.1
1
Masakadza to Duminy, 1 run
worked round the corner, more inside edge than middle, but a single nevertheless
end of over 3712 runs
SA: 250/2CRR: 6.75 • RRR: 1.46 • Need 19 from 11ov
Jean-Paul Duminy5 (11)
AB de Villiers89 (67)
Prosper Utseya9-0-64-0
Shingi Masakadza8-0-53-1
36.6
1
Utseya to Duminy, 1 run
more secure from Duminy here, pushed down the wicket
36.5
Utseya to Duminy, no run
Duminy is not nearly as fluent as yet and gets in a tangle as he comes down the wicket and has to defend
36.4
1
Utseya to de Villiers, 1 run
stroked towards cover for one
36.3
Utseya to de Villiers, no run
pushed into the legs side quietly this time
36.2
6
Utseya to de Villiers, SIX runs
oh good shot again! de Villiers in a hurry! Skipping down the wicket and smacking this into the stands at long-on
Best performances - batsmen
HM Amla
110 runs (103)
12 fours
0 sixes
Control90%
Productive shot
leg glance
34 runs
4 fours
0 sixes
1139113551125
AB de Villiers
101 runs (72)
5 fours
5 sixes
Control98%
Productive shot
on side drive on front foot
37 runs
0 fours
4 sixes
026124192137
Best performances - bowlers
J Theron
O
8.2
M
0
R
44
W
5
Eco
5.28
CK Langeveldt
O
9
M
0
R
49
W
2
Eco
5.44
Match details
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Rusty Theron
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 3059
Season2010/11
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 days17 October 2010 (50-over match)
Umpires
Enamul Haque
Brian Jerling
TV Umpire
Johan Cloete
Reserve Umpire
Marais Erasmus
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama