2nd ODI (D/N), Port Elizabeth, Nov 30 2007, New Zealand tour of South Africa
(38.4/50 ov)210/3
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 68 balls remaining)
player of the match
Jamie How
New Zealand

New Zealand win by 7 wickets - their first win against South Africa on this tour. It was an all-round performance from the visitors. The new ball bowlers started it all by getting rid of the South African top order cheaply. Nel's cameo led the hosts to a fighting total but a record partnership between McCullum and How sealed it for New Zealand. We will be back for the series-decider on Sunday - be sure to join us then.

Botha to Taylor, 1 run

all over! low fulltoss on the stumps and Taylor clips it away to deep midwicket

Botha to Taylor, no run

tossed up delivery, probably the doosra. Taylor was clueless and the ball crashes into the pad

Botha to Styris, 1 run

driven wide of the fielder at midwicket - scores are level now

Botha to Styris, no run

tossed up and punched away towards cover, diving stop prolongs the inevitable

New Zealand require another 2 runs with 7 wickets and 12.0 overs remaining.

end of over 385 runs
NZ: 208/3CRR: 5.47 RRR: 0.16
Ross Taylor12 (8)
Scott Styris23 (19)
Charl Langeveldt 8-0-40-1
Shaun Pollock 9-0-29-0

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Langeveldt to Taylor, no run

edged away towards point, AB moves across quickly and cuts off the single

Langeveldt to Styris, 1 run

punched away off the back-foot to backward point

Langeveldt to Styris, 2 runs

good length delivery, Styris makes room and thuds it in the air towards mid-off. Half stop there cuts off the boundary

Langeveldt to Taylor, 1 run

turned away off the back-foot to the midwicket region, easy single

Langeveldt to Styris, 1 leg bye

wayward delivery down the leg side, Styris misses out but the ball brushes the pad and goes wide of the keeper

Langeveldt to Styris, no run

worked away straight to the fielder at short midwicket

end of over 3711 runs
NZ: 203/3CRR: 5.48 RRR: 0.53
Ross Taylor11 (6)
Scott Styris20 (15)
Shaun Pollock 9-0-29-0
Charl Langeveldt 7-0-36-1
Pollock to Taylor, FOUR runs

four more! short rising delivery on the off stump line, Taylor gets right on top of the bounce and pulls it away to the wide long-on fence. 7 more runs and we are through

Pollock to Taylor, no run

good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, much better line and length. Taylor gets a good stride in and defends it down watchfully

Pollock to Taylor, FOUR runs

wow! bit of width offered outside the off stump and Taylor just hammers it through cover point - there is no protection in the deep

Pollock to Taylor, 2 runs

turned away through square leg, the first run is taken quickly and they make it back comfortably for the second

Pollock to Styris, 1 run

short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, not much room offered there - Styris stands tall and jabs it down to third man for a single

Pollock to Styris, no run

punched off the back-foot to the point region