ICC Champions Trophy 2013

South Africa vs. West Indies, 9th Match, Group B

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, Jun 14, 2013

Batting: South Africa

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
2.1FOURRampaul to Colin Ingram, FOUR, well played. Rampaul has been too short and Ingram pulls it away to backward square leg, just one bounce and over the ropes9/0
3.3FOURBest to Amla, FOUR, no stopping it this time. Full and angled into the pads, Amla flicks it away to deep mid wicket, vacant spaces and the ball speeds away19/0
4.3FOURRampaul to Colin Ingram, FOUR, nicely done. Once again width on offer from Rampaul, Ingram reaches out and carves it over backward point for four more25/0
7.5SIXNarine to Colin Ingram, SIX, beautiful footwork and superb strike. This was nice and loopy on the middle and leg, Ingram comes down the track and smashes it over long on, in fact that's out of the park. Perfect shot!48/0
10.1FOURDwayne Bravo to Amla, FOUR, slashed away! Full and outside off, Amla throws his bat at it, goes to the left of gully and goes to square third man for a boundary64/0
10.5OTHERDwayne Bravo to Amla, 1 run, risky single! Full delivery and Amla flicks it straight to mid wicket and sets off, Darren Bravo needed to hit direct from there but he missed by inches. Amla would have been a goner had he hit67/0
11.2SIXSammy to Colin Ingram, SIX, Ingram hits another six! In the slot and he smashes this over long on, the fielder was inside the ring so it was a safe option74/0
12FOURSammy to Colin Ingram, FOUR, FIFTY in style! Short delivery outside off, Ingram shuffles across and pulls it from there, hits it to the vacant deep mid wicket region for a boundary80/0
12.1OUTMarlon Samuels to Amla, out Caught by Gayle!! Samuels strikes first ball! Gayle takes it on the third attempt. This was tossed up outside off, Amla went for the drive and hit it uppishly to short extra cover, it popped out of Gayle's hands but he managed to pluck it back in the third attempt. Amla c Gayle b Marlon Samuels 23(27) [4s-2]80/1
13.5FOURNarine to Colin Ingram, FOUR, slashed away! Short and turning away, Ingram cuts hard and it goes off a thick outside edge, wide of backward point and into third man90/1
14.2FOURMarlon Samuels to Colin Ingram, FOUR, very well played! This was not too short but he stayed back and quickly cut away past backward point, quick hands!97/1
14.5FOURMarlon Samuels to Colin Ingram, FOUR, edged and another boundary. This was quick and skiddy outside off, Ingram looked to cut and got a thick edge to third man, would have been caught had there been a slip101/1
16.5SIXBest to de Villiers, SIX, bats these days! A bouncer on middle stump line, de Villiers looks to hook but was in no position to play that, got a top edge that flew over fine leg118/1
17FOURBest to de Villiers, FOUR, more runs, this time a more convincing shot from de Villiers. A full toss outside off and he drives it to sweeper cover, no fielder there so he gets easy runs122/1
17.3OUTPollard to Colin Ingram, out Caught by Darren Bravo!! Pollard gets the big wicket! A slower delivery lands full, Ingram heaves across and mistimes it high, Bravo runs across to his left from deep mid wicket and takes a good catch. Excellent knock from Ingram comes to an end. Colin Ingram c Darren Bravo b Pollard 73(63) [4s-6 6s-2]124/2
18.4OUTDwayne Bravo to Duminy, out Caught by Charles!! Not the best of balls but Dwayne Bravo gets a wicket. Tries a bouncer but it's down the leg side, Duminy looks to pull and gets a bit of glove on it, Charles does the rest. Duminy c Charles b Dwayne Bravo 2(5)128/3
19FOURDwayne Bravo to du Plessis, FOUR, lovely shot. A full delivery outside off, du Plessis leans and drives it between extra cover and mid off, superb way to get off the mark132/3
21FOURDwayne Bravo to de Villiers, FOUR, hammered away! Fractionally short and de Villiers pulls it away with disdain to deep mid wicket, cracking shot!149/3
22.1OUTRampaul to de Villiers, out Caught by Darren Bravo!! Did I jinx AB? Huge wicket for West Indies, stunning catch at mid-wicket from Darren Bravo as well. This was banged in short by Rampaul, the slower off-cutter, de Villiers rocked back and pulled it hard and flat, to the right of Darren. He sticks his right hand and takes an absolute screamer, that was travelling allright. de Villiers c Darren Bravo b Rampaul 37(26) [4s-2 6s-1]153/4
25.3FOURNarine to David Miller, FOUR, fab shot, Narine drops one short and wide outside off, Miller reaches for the cut and gets it in front of cover, beats the man in the deep for a boundary172/4
25.5SIXNarine to David Miller, SIX, that has been swatted! This was pitched up by Narine, Miller gets forward and lifts it high and over long on for a maximum178/4
26.5SIXRampaul to du Plessis, SIX, nicely done by du Plessis, he did not seem to have hit it cleanly on first glance, backs away to a length ball and goes up and over long off, the straight boundaries are short here, goes sailing over Devon Smith for a maximum190/4
27.1FOURPollard to du Plessis, FOUR, streaky but four, du Plessis was advancing down the track, Pollard banged it short and outside off, du Plessis went through with the swing, gets a thick top edge that flies over the keeper and into the fence196/4
28.5SIXDwayne Bravo to David Miller, SIX, fab shot, length ball from Bravo, Miller was making room outside leg and swings it high and wide of long on, has enough power to clear the advertising boards206/4
29.2SIXPollard to David Miller, SIX, lovely shot, length ball from Pollard, Miller gets forward and lifts it high and wide over mid-wicket, goes sailing into the crowd for a maximum215/4
29.5FOURPollard to du Plessis, FOUR, fab shot, this was the attempted slower ball from Pollard, du Plessis reaches out and slaps it over extra cover for a boundary220/4
30.1OUTDwayne Bravo to du Plessis, out du Plessis Run Out!! Good piece of work from Bravo, this was full and on the pads, du Plessis was looking to flick and missed, the ball rolled back towards the bowler. The momentum takes du Plessis well out of his crease, he then realises that Bravo has the ball in his hand. He then tries to get back but is beaten by a direct hit from the bowler. du Plessis run out (Dwayne Bravo) 35(32) [4s-3 6s-1]221/5
30.2SIXDwayne Bravo to McLaren, SIX, lucky but six, Bravo bangs one short and on the stumps, McLaren was looking to pull, gets a top edge that flies back over the keeper for a maximum
30.5OUTDwayne Bravo to David Miller, out Caught by Sammy!! This was full and just outside off, Miller was looking to go inside out over cover, does not get hold of the shot and ends up slicing it towards extra cover for a simple catch to Sammy at the edge of the circle. David Miller c Sammy b Dwayne Bravo 38(29) [4s-1 6s-3]229/6

Batting: West Indies

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
0.3FOURDuminy to Charles, FOUR, fab shot, Duminy drifts one full and outside off, Charles leans forward, plays with an open face and crashes it square past cover for a boundary5/0
2.1FOURSteyn to Gayle, FOUR, fab shot, a gentle loosener from Steyn, full and wide outside off, Gayle reaches out and slaps it to the left of mid-off for a boundary14/0
3DROPPEDSteyn to Gayle, 2 runs, Gayle gets a reprieve, this was pitched up by Steyn, on a good length and on off, Gayle drove it back uppishly towards the bowler. Steyn got his left hand on the follow through but can't hold onto it16/0
3.4FOURTsotsobe to Gayle, FOUR, lovely shot! Too short from Tsotsobe, width on that as well, Gayle stands tall and slaps it up and over mid-off for a boundary21/0
4.5DROPPEDSteyn to Charles, no run, Duminy has dropped one now! This was full and on the pads, Charles clipped it in the air and straight to Duminy at mid-wicket, he dived forward, goth both hands onto it and spills a sitter. The ball was dying on him, but Duminy had it well covered. Both openers have been let off now23/0
5.3FOURTsotsobe to Gayle, FOUR, typical Gayle , he shimmies around in his crease and latches onto the length ball from Tsotsobe, shovels it over mid-wicket for a boundary29/0
6.2FOURSteyn to Charles, FOUR, Steyn bangs one short and just outside off, Charles rocks back and pulls it wide of McLaren at mid-on, it is a real teaser for the fielder but just about crosses the ropes for a boundary35/0
7OUTSteyn to Charles, out Caught by de Villiers!! Charles' misery is over! This was pitched up by Steyn, full and on off, Charles made room by backing away and looked to go back over the bowler's head, gets a big top edge that goes straight up in the air. AB calls for the catch, keeps his eyes fixed on the ball and accepts the swirler with glee. West Indies have lost their 1st wicket. Charles c de Villiers b Steyn 16(26) [4s-2]35/1
7.2FOURTsotsobe to Devon Smith, FOUR, fab shot, Tsotsobe drops one short and on the hips, Smith swivels across, rolls his wrists and pulls it behind square for a boundary39/1
10.2SIXDuminy to Gayle, SIX, BOOM! West Indies need a lot more of these hits. Tossed up delivery just outside off, Gayle sashays down the track and gets to the pitch as he wallops it into the stands at long off56/1
10.4FOURDuminy to Devon Smith, FOUR, poor ball from Duminy again, flat and short delivery outside off, Devon goes for the cut and gets an outside edge that rolls away to third man61/1
11FOURDuminy to Gayle, FOUR, this is a great over for West Indies, Gayle initially backs away and Duminy darts it quick and full on middle stump, Gayle bends down and sweeps it past backward square leg for a boundary, 17 runs in that over66/1
11.1FOURMorris to Devon Smith, FOUR, this is a good passage of play for the West Indies, Devon skips down the track and Morris spears this delivery wide outside off, Devon reaches out for it and laces the drive to the deep extra cover fence70/1
11.4FOURMorris to Gayle, FOUR, KABLAM! That has been hit very hard by Gayle. Short ball on middle stump, Gayle gets on top of the bounce and swivels as he crunches the pull shot to the deep mid wicket fence75/1
11.5OUTMorris to Gayle, out Caught by du Plessis!! The change of angle works immediately for Morris and South Africa. Morris comes round the wicket and bowls the delivery short outside off, it kicks up and holds its line as Gayle looks to glide it over point, but he finds du Plessis who takes the catch easily, this is a massive blow for the West Indies. Gayle c du Plessis b Morris 36(27) [4s-5 6s-1]75/2
13.4FOURMorris to Devon Smith, FOUR, magnificent shot from Devon, full ball and in the slot on off stump, Devon swings across the line and hoicks it to deep mid wicket, one bounce over the ropes82/2
15OUTPeterson to Devon Smith, out Lbw!! Fantastic use of the UDRS by AB de Villiers. Peterson comes round the wicket and floats this flighted delivery on middle stump, it straightens as Devon Smith attempts the sweep, misses it and gets hit on the front pad, Peterson appeals for an LBW but umpire Tucker is unmoved, RSA opt for the review and replays show that the ball pitched in line and was hitting middle stump. Devon Smith lbw b Peterson 30(29) [4s-4]87/3
15.4FOURMcLaren to Darren Bravo, FOUR, edged but safe, McLaren comes round the wicket and angles in a good length ball outside off, it holds its line as Darren pushes at it and gets an outside edge past first slip for a boundary to third man92/3
16FOURMcLaren to Darren Bravo, FOUR, poor ball to end the over, full ball and slanted in on leg stump, Darren whippily flicks it high to long leg, one bounce over the ropes96/3
17.5OUTMcLaren to Darren Bravo, out Darren Bravo Run Out!! 2 runs completed. Disaster for West Indies. Full ball from McLaren but he slants it onto the pads, Darren Bravo whippily flicks it to deep mid wicket where Amla dives full length to his right and stops the boundary, Marlon Samuels wanted the third run but Darren Bravo is just not interested, he is too late in sending him back as Amla fires with the throw at the bowler's end and McLaren calmly whips the bails off. Marlon Samuels had crossed Darren Bravo and so Darren has to walk back. Darren Bravo run out (Amla/McLaren) 12(7) [4s-2]104/4
18FOURMcLaren to Marlon Samuels, FOUR, BAM! Full ball just outside off, Samuels makes some room as he blasts it past the bowler and the ball screams away to the long off fence108/4
18.1FOURSteyn to Pollard, FOUR, good start for Pollard, full ball but Steyn drifts it on the pads, Pollard flicks it effortlessly to the deep backward square leg fence112/4
19.3SIXMcLaren to Marlon Samuels, SIX, that has probably gone into the River Taff, full ball on middle stump, Samuels makes a bit of room and gets underneath the delivery as he wallops it out of Swalec for a big six122/4
19.4FOURMcLaren to Marlon Samuels, FOUR, top-edged but safe, short ball and on the middle and leg stump, Samuels again attempts the slog over mid wicket but gets a top edge that goes over the keeper for a boundary to fine leg126/4
19.5FOURMcLaren to Marlon Samuels, FOUR, this is stick-cricket time here, McLaren persists with the short of length cross-seamed delivery outside off, Samuels again backs away and larrups the cut shot over extra cover for a boundary130/4
20.2SIXPeterson to Marlon Samuels, SIX, Samuels is teeing off here, loopy delivery just outside off, Samuels charges down the track and gets to the pitch as he hammers it into the stands at long on137/4
20.3FOURPeterson to Marlon Samuels, FOUR, BAM! This is wonderful power hitting from Samuels. Tossed up delivery outside off, Samuels again dances down the track and crunches the drive inside out over wide long off for a boundary141/4
20.4FOURPeterson to Marlon Samuels, FOUR, brilliant batting this from Samuels, he advances down the track and Peterson darts it full on the pads, Samuels whips it powerfully to deep mid wicket and he bisects the gap superbly145/4
22.4FOURTsotsobe to Pollard, FOUR, in the air but safe, good length slower delivery outside off, Pollard looks to carve it over extra cover but ends up slicing it to third man, there is no fielder there and it results in a boundary154/4
23FOURTsotsobe to Pollard, FOUR, WHAM! That has been absolutely mauled by Pollard. Short ball on middle stump, it sits up nicely as Pollard clouts the pull shot to deep mid wicket, one bounce over the ropes158/4
23.1FOURSteyn to Marlon Samuels, FOUR, superb start to the over for the West Indies, short of length ball on off stump, Samuels latches onto it and heaves it to deep mid wicket for a boundary162/4
23.2OUTSteyn to Marlon Samuels, out Bowled!! The Steyn-Gun has his revenge. Full ball and he bowls it with a scrambled seam, it zips through as Marlon Samuels makes a bit of room and looks to swipe it over mid wicket, he misses it and the ball flattens the middle stump, ends a good knock from Samuels. Marlon Samuels b Steyn 48(38) [4s-6 6s-2]162/5
24FOURSteyn to Pollard, FOUR, poor fielding from Tsotsobe, short of length ball on off stump, Pollard tucks it off his hips past the backward square leg fielder, Tsotsobe pursues after it but he cannot pull it back inside the ropes172/5
24.5FOURTsotsobe to Pollard, FOUR, poor ball from Tsotsobe, full and slow delivery just outside off, it is in the slot as Pollard winds up and hammers it to the long off fence179/5
26FOURMorris to Dwayne Bravo, FOUR, fantastic shot from Dwayne, Morris overcooks the length of the delivery outside off, Dwayne gets forward and thumps it over mid off for a crucial boundary190/5
26.1OUTMcLaren to Pollard, out Caught by Steyn!! This match continues to see-saw. Back of a length delivery outside off, it bounces up a bit more as Pollard looks to maul it across the line, the ball takes the outside edge and goes high to third man, Steyn settles underneath that steepler and takes a smart catch. Pollard c Steyn b McLaren 28(23) [4s-5]190/6