Result
26th Match, Super Eights, ICC World Cup at Providence, Mar 28 2007
48.2/50 ov, target 210
212/9
South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 10 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Sri Lanka Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
WU Tharanga c Kemp b Ntini1213132092.30
ST Jayasuriya c Kallis b Langeveldt2627444096.29
DPMD Jayawardene (c)c de Villiers b Langeveldt1231491038.70
KC Sangakkara c †Boucher b Hall2838504073.68
LPC Silva run out (Gibbs)927441033.33
TM Dilshan c Kemp b Ntini58761004076.31
RP Arnold c †Boucher b Langeveldt5073992068.49
MF Maharoof c Ntini b Langeveldt59140055.55
WPUJC Vaas c Gibbs b Langeveldt013000.00
SL Malinga not out023000.00
M Muralitharan run out (Pollock)11100100.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 4)8
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 4.22)209
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Upul Tharanga, 3.1 ov), 2-45 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 10.1 ov), 3-65 (Mahela Jayawardene, 14.4 ov), 4-90 (Kumar Sangakkara, 21.3 ov), 5-98 (Chamara Silva, 24.1 ov), 6-195 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 45.5 ov), 7-208 (Russel Arnold, 48.2 ov), 8-208 (Farveez Maharoof, 48.5 ov), 9-208 (Chaminda Vaas, 48.6 ov), 10-209 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock804605.75266000
M Ntini802623.25353000
CK Langeveldt1013953.90384001
AJ Hall9.303313.47320030
JH Kallis602404.00253000
RJ Peterson502204.40121010
GC Smith301605.3361000
South Africa Innings (target: 210 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GC Smith (c)st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan5965797190.76
AB de Villiers  b Vaas052000.00
JH Kallis c †Sangakkara b Malinga861101874078.18
HH Gibbs c & b Muralitharan3151791060.78
MV Boucher lbw b Muralitharan012000.00
JM Kemp st †Sangakkara b Jayasuriya516230031.25
SM Pollock  b Malinga1324231054.16
AJ Hall c Tharanga b Malinga012000.00
RJ Peterson not out48181050.00
M Ntini  b Malinga012000.00
CK Langeveldt not out1980011.11
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 1, w 3)13
TOTAL(48.2 Ov, RR: 4.38)212/9
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (AB de Villiers, 0.6 ov), 2-95 (Graeme Smith, 17.2 ov), 3-160 (Herschelle Gibbs, 32.1 ov), 4-160 (Mark Boucher, 32.2 ov), 5-182 (Justin Kemp, 37.6 ov), 6-206 (Shaun Pollock, 44.5 ov), 7-206 (Andrew Hall, 44.6 ov), 8-207 (Jacques Kallis, 46.1 ov), 9-207 (Makhaya Ntini, 46.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas1013113.10421100
SL Malinga9.205445.78338011
MF Maharoof704105.85174000
M Muralitharan1003433.40321010
ST Jayasuriya1003413.40290010
TM Dilshan20904.5040000
MATCH DETAILS
Providence Stadium, Guyana
TossSri Lanka , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Charl Langeveldt
Lasith Malinga
Match numberODI no. 2556
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days28 March 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Mark Benson
Reserve Umpire
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
PointsSouth Africa 2, Sri Lanka 0
MATCH NOTES
Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (66 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 65/3 in 14.4 overs (KC Sangakkara 13)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 25.3 overs (157 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 114/5 in 30.0 overs (TM Dilshan 15, RP Arnold 5)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (TM Dilshan 31, RP Arnold 18, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 37.6 overs (233 balls), Extras 8
  • TM Dilshan: 50 off 67 balls (3 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 46.5 overs (286 balls), Extras 8
  • RP Arnold: 50 off 71 balls (2 x 4)
South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 10.6 overs (68 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (GC Smith 28, JH Kallis 21, Ex 2)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 50 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 92/1 in 16.0 overs (GC Smith 58, JH Kallis 30)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 18.5 overs (115 balls), Extras 4
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 55 balls (4 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (JH Kallis 24, HH Gibbs 23, Ex 3)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 28.3 overs (173 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 166/4 in 34.0 overs (JH Kallis 67, JM Kemp 1)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 43.4 overs (266 balls), Extras 13
  • Power Play 3: Overs 44.1 - 49.0
  • SL Malinga took 4 wickets in 4 balls with the wickets of Pollock, Hall, Kallis and Ntini.
  • Official Attendance - 5,220