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South Africa v. India

South Africa v India ODI Series 2013

New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg: Thursday 5 December 2013 13:30 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: India won the toss and elected to bowl.

Result: South Africa win by 141 runs

India 1st innings

End of Over 41 (5 runs)
Bowler: Dale Steyn
India: 217 (rr 5.29)

40.6
Catch
OUT! Caught & Bowled. Steyn to Ahmed. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, mis-timed back to bowler, fielded by Steyn. Steyn wraps it up. The batsman set that up with a huge total and whilst India have been chasing big totals recently, this was a fast, bouncy pitch well suited to this top class bowling attack. South Africa go one up.

40.5
No Runs
Steyn to Ahmed. Seaming away back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to cover for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

40.4
No Runs
Steyn to Ahmed. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

40.3
No Runs
Steyn to Ahmed. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Steyn. This is not a nice scenario for a No. 11 Batsman but he plays that with a beautiful straight bat.

40.2
Wide
Wide Steyn to Dhoni. Short, outside off stump no foot movement, to third man for no runs.

40.1
No Runs
Steyn to Dhoni. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to fine leg for no runs, fielded by Tsotsobe. Dhoni is keeping the strike here, turning down the singles.

End of Over 40 (Power Play Batting) (6 runs)
Bowler: Ryan McLaren
India: 212-8 (rr 5.30)

39.6
One Run
McLaren to Dhoni. Back of a length, middle stump moves in front working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Amla.

39.5
Four Runs
FOUR! McLaren to Dhoni. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.

39.4
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot cutting, well timed to cover for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

39.3
Wide
Wide McLaren to Dhoni. Seaming away back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

39.2
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to short fine leg for no runs.

39.1
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Length ball, to leg moves in front working, hit pad to leg slip for no runs.

End of Over 39 (Power Play Batting) (5 runs)
Bowler: Dale Steyn
India: 206-8 (rr 5.28)

38.6
No Runs
Steyn to Sharma. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

38.5
One Run
Steyn to Dhoni. Seaming away length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, thick edge to third man for 1 run, fielded by Morkel.

38.4
Four Runs
FOUR! Steyn to Dhoni. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

38.3
No Runs
Steyn to Dhoni. Length ball, wide outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to extra cover for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

38.2
No Runs
Steyn to Dhoni. Seaming in length ball, wide outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs.

38.1
No Runs
Steyn to Dhoni. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, to mid wicket for no runs.

End of Over 38 (Power Play Batting) (11 runs)
Bowler: Ryan McLaren
India: 202-8 (rr 5.32)

37.6
One Run
McLaren to Dhoni. Back of a length, outside off stump moves in front dropped, to short extra cover for 1 run.

37.5
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump backing away pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Miller.

37.4
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Seaming away length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, outside edge to third man for no runs, fielded by Morkel. Dhoni has taken a nasty knock on the fingers here.

37.3
Four Runs
FOUR! McLaren to Dhoni. Short, off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past third man for 4 runs.

37.2
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by McLaren.

37.1
Six Runs
SIX! McLaren to Dhoni. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control over long off for 6 runs.

End of Over 37 (Power Play Batting) (no runs)
Bowler: Dale Steyn
India: 190-8 (rr 5.14)

36.6
No Runs
Steyn to Sharma. Back of a length, off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

36.5
No Runs
Steyn to Sharma. Seaming away back of a length, off stump backing away, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

36.4
No Runs
Steyn to Sharma. Seaming away length ball, off stump backing away pushing, to silly mid on for no runs.

36.3
No Runs
Steyn to Sharma. Seaming away back of a length, off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

36.2
Catch
OUT! Caught. Steyn to Kumar. Seaming away back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, outside edge to gully, fielded by Kallis. No suprise from Steyn as he picks up from where he left off after his first spell. This time though, h's bowling at the tail. Another ball pitched in the right area, moves a bit and a edge was the best Kumar could do.

36.1
No Runs
Steyn to Kumar. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

End of Over 36 (Power Play Batting) (6 runs)
Bowler: Morne Morkel
India: 190-7 (rr 5.28)

35.6
No Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

35.5
No Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

35.4
No Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs.

35.3
No Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Back of a length, off stump on the front foot pulling, mis-timed to mid wicket for no runs. Dhoni wants all the strike in the powerplay, as he turns down an easy single.

35.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Morkel to Dhoni. Back of a length, off stump on the front foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep square leg for 4 runs.

35.1
Two Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot pulling, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Tsotsobe.

End of Over 35 (3 runs)
Bowler: Ryan McLaren
India: 184-7 (rr 5.26)

34.6
No Runs
McLaren to Kumar. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

34.5
Wide
Wide McLaren to Kumar. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

34.4
Catch
OUT! Caught. McLaren to Ashwin. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, outside edge to wicketkeeper, fielded by de Kock. Again the bowler finds movement. The batsman looks disappointed and replays suggest that it might have brushed the back pad and not the bat.

34.3
No Runs
McLaren to Ashwin. Length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid wicket for no runs.

34.2
Wide
Wide McLaren to Dhoni. Back of a length, middle stump on the front foot, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

34.1
No Runs
McLaren to Dhoni. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

End of Over 34 (1 run)
Bowler: Morne Morkel
India: 181-6 (rr 5.32)

33.6
No Runs
Morkel to Ashwin. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

33.5
No Runs
Morkel to Ashwin. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

33.4
No Runs
Morkel to Ashwin. Seaming away back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

33.3
One Run
Morkel to Dhoni. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Duminy.

33.2
No Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Seaming in back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge to cover for no runs.

33.1
No Runs
Morkel to Dhoni. Seaming in length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Morkel.

End of Over 33 (8 runs)
Bowler: Lonwabo Tsotsobe
India: 180-6 (rr 5.45)

32.6
No Runs
Tsotsobe to Ashwin. Seaming in back of a length, middle stump moves in front working, hit pad to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Miller.

32.5
No Runs
Tsotsobe to Ashwin. Back of a length, to leg on the back foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

32.4
Four Runs
FOUR! Tsotsobe to Ashwin. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.


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