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359dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan at Mohali

Ntini's five-for destroys Pakistan

On a bouncy pitch with predominant seam movement, South Africa ran away to a thumping 124-run win and catapulted themselves to the top of their group

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

MV Boucher
69(98) 7x4 - 0x6
Control %79%
  • Productive Shot
  • sweep
  • 16 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
0 5 13 1 13 1 7 29
JM Kemp
64(110) 4x4 - 2x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • on side drive on front foot
  • 22 runs
  • 0x4 - 2x6
1 2 5 8 17 5 13 13

Best performances - Bowlers

M Ntini
O6
M2
R21
W5
Eco3.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
CK Langeveldt
O6
M2
R20
W3
Eco3.33
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Match Details

Toss

South Africa , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00 Interval 18.00-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00

Match days

27 October 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)

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Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Points

South Africa 2, Pakistan 0

END OF OVER:
25 | 1 Run 1 Wkt | PAK: 89/10 (125 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 3.56, RRR: 5.00)

  • Iftikhar Anjum2 (6b)
  • Charl Langeveldt6-2-20-3
  • Andre Nel6-0-23-0

South Africa have wrapped it up in quick time and they are through to the semi-finals. South African seamers made full use of the bowler-friendly conditions, hitting the right line and length and making the ball do the rest. Much was expected from the Pakistan batting line-up, but under pressure they just wilted away into oblivion. Makhaya Ntini was once again unstoppable, taking another 5-for with Charl Langeveldt and Shaun Pollock joining the party with three and two wickets respectively.

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24.6
W
Langeveldt to Yasir Arafat, OUT, All over! short ball banged in outside off stump, Yasir falls back and slashes hard, ends up hitting high in the air towards thirdman, Ntini runs across and takes an easy catch. South Africa win by 124 runs

Yasir Arafat c Ntini b Langeveldt 27 (62m 37b 5x4 0x6) SR: 72.97

24.5
0
Langeveldt to Yasir Arafat, no run, Yasir pushes on the back-foot to gully fielder
24.4
1
Langeveldt to Iftikhar Anjum, 1 run, short ball on the middle stump, batsman comes in line and defends to onside, easy single taken
24.3
0
Langeveldt to Iftikhar Anjum, no run, short of length ball around the off stump, batsman pushes and gets beaten this time
24.2
0
Langeveldt to Iftikhar Anjum, no run, good length ball around the off stump, swinging away, Rao drives and gets the outside edge, low chance put down by de Villiers at 4th slip
24.1
0
Langeveldt to Iftikhar Anjum, no run, good length ball on the middle and leg stump, defended on the front-foot to mid-on

Pakistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st5Imran FarhatMohammad Hafeez
2nd4Imran FarhatYounis Khan
3rd8Mohammad YousufYounis Khan
4th4Shoaib MalikYounis Khan
5th0Shoaib MalikKamran Akmal
6th6Abdul RazzaqKamran Akmal
7th15Shahid AfridiAbdul Razzaq
8th5Abdul RazzaqYasir Arafat
9th30Yasir ArafatUmar Gul
10th12Yasir ArafatIftikhar Anjum

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
AUS32140.529
WI32140.009
INDIA31220.482
ENG3122-1.044
Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
SA32140.767
NZ32140.572
SL3122-0.195
PAK3122-1.107
Qualifying Group
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL33062.672
WI32140.404
BDESH31220.019
ZIM3030-2.927