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ENG VS SA Cricket Commentary

Super 12 - Match 3906-Nov-2021

189/220.0 oversRun rate: 9.45
VS
179/820.0 oversRun rate: 8.95
South Africa beat England by 10 runs
England First innings
Adil Rashid2 | 2)*
Mark Wood(1 | 1)
Kagiso Rabada4|0|48|3
119.619.6: Kagiso Rabada to Adil Rashid, England's unbeaten run in this World Cup has been put to halt. A length ball, outside off. Rashid pulls it to mid-wicket for a single. SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 10 RUNS! 
119.519.5: Kagiso Rabada to Mark Wood, On middle, drilled down to long on for one. 
119.419.4: Kagiso Rabada to Adil Rashid, A length ball, on off, dragged to mid-wicket for a single.
019.319.3: Kagiso Rabada to Chris Jordan, OUT! CAUGHT! Hat-Trick for Kagiso Rabada. A World Cup Hat-Trick for him. You just can't keep these good players out of the game for a long time. A length ball, outside off. Chris Jordan smashes it straight to long off where Miller takes a good catch. 
019.219.2: Kagiso Rabada to Eoin Morgan, OUT! CAUGHT! Two in two for Rabada. Went for runs in the previous over but has started brilliantly in this one. This is the big wicket of Morgan and this should be the game for South Africa. A slower length ball, outside off. Morgan drags it from outside off straight to Keshav Maharaj at deep square leg who takes a simple catch. Rabada is on a Hat-Trick. 
019.119.1: Kagiso Rabada to Chris Woakes, OUT! TAKEN! A length ball, outside off. Woakes gets low stays back and heaves it to deep mid-wicket. He thinks that he has cleared it but Nortje near the fence keeps his eyes on the ball and takes a stunner and holds onto it. The TV umpire is called to check the no ball but it is a fair delivery and Woakes continues his long walk.
19 Overs | Runs : 176/6 | Run rate : 9.26
218.718.6: Dwaine Pretorius to Eoin Morgan, Good running! A length ball, outside off. Morgan drags it to deep square leg. He slips after taking a single but completes it in time. Two runs. 14 needed now. 
018.618.5: Dwaine Pretorius to Eoin Morgan, Dot ball! A slower length ball, outside off. Morgan tries to pull but misses.
118.518.4: Dwaine Pretorius to Chris Woakes, Full and outside off. Woakes gets an inside edge towards short fine leg. He crosses ends. 
618.418.3: Dwaine Pretorius to Chris Woakes, SIX! Takes full toll of it. A short ball, outside off. Chris Woakes gets on top of the bounce and powers it over long off for a biggie. 
118.318.3: Dwaine Pretorius to Eoin Morgan, NO BALL! Slower and outside off, dragged to deep mid-wicket for a single. Hold on, a Free Hit is given as the bowler has overstepped. 
018.218.2: Dwaine Pretorius to Eoin Morgan, Full and outside off. Morgan shuffles across and tries to drive but gets an inside edge back onto the pads.
018.118.1: Dwaine Pretorius to Liam Livingstone, OUT! TAKEN! The slower ball does the trick. A short ball, outside off. Liam Livingstone looks to go big but gets deceived by the pace. Hits it high and towards long off. Miller with safe pair of hands does the rest. New batter at the crease, just what the Proteas needed now. 
18 Overs | Runs : 165/5 | Run rate : 9.17
017.617.6: Anrich Nortje to Eoin Morgan, Nails the yorker now, outside off. Morgan fails to dig it out. 25 needed in 12 balls.
417.517.5: Anrich Nortje to Eoin Morgan, FOUR! A length ball, outside off. Morgan cuts it hard and past deep point for a boundary. 
017.417.4: Anrich Nortje to Eoin Morgan, Slight hesitation there! Around off. Morgan cuts it straight to point. Liam Livingstone takes off for a single but it was never there and is sent back by Morgan. Rassie van der Dussen is quick to collect the ball and throw back to Norje. He fails to collect the ball and Liam Livingstone manages to get back in time.
417.317.3: Anrich Nortje to Eoin Morgan, FOUR! Through the cover fielder! A length ball, slower and outside off. Morgan slashes it to cover and beats the man there for a boundary. 
117.217.2: Anrich Nortje to Liam Livingstone, Wide yorker from Nortje. Liam Livingstone works it to extra cover for a single.
117.117.1: Anrich Nortje to Eoin Morgan, On a length, on off. Morgan punches it to sweeper cover for a single. 
17 Overs | Runs : 155/4 | Run rate : 9.12
416.616.6: Dwaine Pretorius to Liam Livingstone, FOUR! 11 coming of the over! A length ball, outside off, slower as well. Liam Livingstone cuts it over point for a boundary. 35 needed in 18 balls.
116.516.5: Dwaine Pretorius to Eoin Morgan, Dwaine Pretorius stays outside off. Morgan tries to whip it but gets an inside edge to short fine leg for a single.
416.416.4: Dwaine Pretorius to Eoin Morgan, FOUR! Boundary to get of the mark. A full ball, way outside off. Morgan steps across and sweeps it through square leg for a boundary. 
116.316.3: Dwaine Pretorius to Liam Livingstone, A length ball, outside off. Liam Livingstone drags it to mid-wicket for a single.
016.216.2: Dwaine Pretorius to Dawid Malan, OUT! TAKEN! Good catch by Rabada! South Africa needed that wicket to stop the momentum. A full ball, way outside off. Malan shuffles across and tries to go downtown but ends up slicing it high and over short third man. Kagiso Rabada there tracks back and takes it over his shoulders. A good catch and that also ends Malan's innings. 45 needed in 23 balls.
116.116.1: Dwaine Pretorius to Liam Livingstone, A length ball, outside off. Liam Livingstone mistimes his smash to deep cover for one. 
16 Overs | Runs : 144/3 | Run rate : 9
115.615.6: Kagiso Rabada to Liam Livingstone, Back of a length, on off. Liam Livingstone drags this to mid-wicket for a single. 
015.515.5: Kagiso Rabada to Liam Livingstone, Better from Rabada! Slower and fuller, wide outside off, Liam Livingstone moves across and has a swing but misses. 
015.415.4: Kagiso Rabada to Liam Livingstone, Slower ball, wider and outside off, Liam Livingstone looks to cut but gets an inside edge back to the keeper. 
615.315.3: Kagiso Rabada to Liam Livingstone, SIX! Absolute carnage from Livingstone! Three in a row! Another delivery, in the slot, outside off. Liam Livingstone lays back and smokes it over long off for a biggie. 
615.215.2: Kagiso Rabada to Liam Livingstone, SIX! This maximum means that South Africa are knocked out and Australia go through. Rabada errs in his length and bowls it in the slot again, outside off. Liam Livingstone shuffles and clobbers this one over deep mid-wicket. The ball goes outside the stadium. There is a road right next to the stadium. Hope that this ball did not hit anyone!
615.115.1: Kagiso Rabada to Liam Livingstone, SIX! That is huge! That is what Liam Livingstone can do! In the slot, outside off. Liam Livingstone feasts on it. He goes deep in the crease and slogs it over the cow corner fence. What a blow! Biggest six of the tournament as well.
15 Overs | Runs : 125/3 | Run rate : 8.33
614.614.6: Dwaine Pretorius to Dawid Malan, SIX! SHOT! Fuller in length, outside off. Dawid Malan picks the length early and pummels it over long off for a maximum. 65 needed now from 30 balls! 
114.514.5: Dwaine Pretorius to Liam Livingstone, Outside off, Liam Livingstone charges down the track and gets it off the inner half of the bat to mid-wicket for one. 
014.414.4: Dwaine Pretorius to Liam Livingstone, Good-length ball, outside off. Liam Livingstone slashes it hard but finds the cover-point fielder. 
114.314.3: Dwaine Pretorius to Dawid Malan, On a length, outside off. Malan pushes it to long off for one.
014.214.2: Dwaine Pretorius to Dawid Malan, This time it's quicker, and outside off. Dawid Malan has another hoick at it but does not connect. 
014.114.1: Dwaine Pretorius to Dawid Malan, Length ball, outside off. This is a slower ball, Dawid Malan gets inside the line of the ball and looks to play across but misses. 
14 Overs | Runs : 117/3 | Run rate : 8.36
013.613.6: Anrich Nortje to Liam Livingstone, Norje is bowling with some serious pace here! Back of a length, on middle and leg. Liam Livingstone walks across and has a heave at it but fails to connect. 
113.513.5: Anrich Nortje to Dawid Malan, On a length, on middle. Malan mistimes his pull to square leg for a single. 
013.413.4: Anrich Nortje to Dawid Malan, Back of a length, outside off. Dawid Malan looks to pull but misses and gets hit on the pads. 
413.313.3: Anrich Nortje to Dawid Malan, FOUR! Length ball, on off. Dawid Malan this time uses the pace and whips it towards deep backward square leg for a boundary.
013.213.2: Anrich Nortje to Dawid Malan, Beaten again! Good-length ball, outside off. Dawid Malan has a slash at it but is again undone by the pace. 
013.113.1: Anrich Nortje to Dawid Malan, JAFFA! Good-length ball, on middle, at 148 clicks. Dawid Malan looks to defend but the ball goes past him even before he manages to get his bat down. Beaten for pace! 
13 Overs | Runs : 112/3 | Run rate : 8.62
112.612.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, On off, Malan pushes it towards mid-wicket. He retains the strike by taking a run. 78 needed from 42 balls. 
112.512.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Liam Livingstone, Slower and fuller, on off. Liam Livingstone eases it down to long on for one.
012.412.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Liam Livingstone, Quicker one on the pads, clipped to mid-wicket. 
012.312.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Liam Livingstone, Oh, nearly through! Tosses it up, on middle. Liam Livingstone looks to push it to the off side. He gets an inside edge and the ball goes to short fine leg. 
012.212.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, OUT! TAKEN! Six and out for Moeen Ali. Tabraiz Shamsi gets his man and bags his second wicket. Tosses it up, on middle. Moeen Ali steps out and take it on the full. He heaves it towards long on. Doesn't get the distance this time and David Miller pouches this one easily. England lose their third wicket. 
612.112.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, SIX! BANG! Loopy ball, outside off. Moeen Ali dances down the track and smokes it all over the long on fence for a biggie. That went miles over. 102 metres hit! 
12 Overs | Runs : 104/2 | Run rate : 8.67
111.811.6: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Shorter ball, on off. Ali works it to wide long on for one.
111.711.5: Aiden Markram to Dawid Malan, Loopy ball, on leg. Malan comes down the track and hits it to long on for one.
111.611.4: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Darted on the pads. Ali works it past square leg for one.
011.511.4: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Another wide down the leg side as Ali misses the flick.
011.411.4: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Darted down the leg side. Ali misses the sweep. Wide called.
411.311.3: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Hit hard! Flatter ball, around off. Ali smacks it to the right of the bowler. The man at long off runs to his left, he dives but cannot get there.
611.211.2: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, SIX! Great shot! Tossed up, on off. Ali dances down the track and lifts it over the cover fence.
011.111.1: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Tossed up, on off. Ali hits it back to the bowler.
11 Overs | Runs : 89/2 | Run rate : 8.09
210.610.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, Shorter ball, outside off. Malan cuts it past covers for a couple.
010.510.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, What happened there? Loopy ball, on off. Malan plays the reverse sweep. It comes off the bat but Shamsi is off in celebration! He thinks that it hit the pads. But, de Kock informs that it hit the bat. A single in the end.
110.410.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Tossed up, on off. Ali looks to sweep but gets the inside edge to the leg side. A single is taken.
010.310.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Flatter ball, on off. Pushed to covers.
310.210.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, Flatter ball, on off. Malan looks to block but gets the outside edge. Short third man dives but gets only a hand to it. The ball rolls away and they get three.
210.110.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, Tossed up, on off. Malan plays the reverse sweep. The ball is cut off by short third man by chasing it. Two taken.
10 Overs | Runs : 81/2 | Run rate : 8.1
19.69.6: Kagiso Rabada to Dawid Malan, Just a single as this is flicked away by Malan. 
09.59.5: Kagiso Rabada to Dawid Malan, Length ball, on off. Pushed to point.
49.49.4: Kagiso Rabada to Dawid Malan, FOUR! Glorious stroke! Full ball, outside off. Malan drives it hard. The ball goes past cover and runs to the fence.
49.39.3: Kagiso Rabada to Dawid Malan, FOUR! Edgy! Full ball, outside off. Malan looks to drive but gets the outside edge. The ball runs to the fence. 
19.29.2: Kagiso Rabada to Moeen Ali, Full one, on the pads. Flicked to deep square leg for one.
19.19.1: Kagiso Rabada to Dawid Malan, Length ball, on off. Blocked out to mid off and they take off for a single.
9 Overs | Runs : 70/2 | Run rate : 7.78
08.68.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Another dot. The cut shot by Ali is intercepted by Nortje at point. 6 from the over.
08.58.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Flatter ball, on off. Punched to covers.
28.48.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Wide of the fielder! Ali plays the uppish drive. The man at cover dives to his right but it goes past him. Two taken.
08.38.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Shorter ball, outside off. Ali goes for the cut but it stays low and goes under his bat.
48.28.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, FOUR! Good shot! Ali comes down the track and converts it into a full toss. He whips it to the mid-wicket fence.
08.18.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Loopy ball, on off. Blocked out.
8 Overs | Runs : 64/2 | Run rate : 8
07.67.6: Aiden Markram to Dawid Malan, Tossed up, on middle. Malan hits it back to the bowler. Another good over from South Africa. 126 needed in 72 balls.
17.57.5: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Very full and on middle. Ali drills it down to long on for a single.
17.47.4: Aiden Markram to Dawid Malan, Around off, pushed through covers for a single.
07.37.3: Aiden Markram to Dawid Malan, This one stays low. Looks like the pitch is favoring more to spinners. A flatter ball, outside off. Malan misses his drive. 
17.27.2: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Full and on middle. Ali wrists it to mid-wicket for one more.
07.17.1: Aiden Markram to Moeen Ali, Flighted ball, on middle. Ali punches it to covers. 
7 Overs | Runs : 61/2 | Run rate : 8.71
06.66.6: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, This was outside off. Malan tries to drive but gets beaten on the inside edge as the ball skids through. Two runs and a big wicket off this over. 
16.56.5: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, Darted on the pads, flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
06.46.4: Tabraiz Shamsi to Moeen Ali, A loopy ball, outside off. Ali tries to cut but msises.
16.36.3: Tabraiz Shamsi to Dawid Malan, Short and outside off. Malan slaps it to deep cover for a single. 
06.26.2: Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow, OUT! LBW! Shamsi shows his magic right away. This one was flatter and around middle and leg. Bairstow stays back and looks to flick but misses and gets rapped on the pads. An appeal and up goes the finger. Bairstow reviews it immediately. No bat there. Ball Tracker shows three reds and Bairstow has to walk back cheaply. England in a bit of trouble here.
06.16.1: Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow, Starts with a flatter ball, on middle. Jonny Bairstow blocks it on the leg side.
6 Overs | Runs : 59/1 | Run rate : 9.83
05.65.6: Anrich Nortje to Moeen Ali, This one comes quickly to Ali as he tries to defend but gets hit on the gloves and it rolls down to covers. At the end of the Powerplay, England are 59/1.
05.55.5: Anrich Nortje to Moeen Ali, A length ball, on off. Ali taps it to covers.
15.45.4: Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow, On a length, on middle. Jonny Bairstow tucks it to square leg for a single. He is off the mark. 
05.35.3: Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, OUT! TAKEN! Buttler's stay is cut off by a sensational catch. A full ball, on off. Jos Buttler hangs back and looks to go over mid off but does not get the required elevation. He hits it low towards mid off where Temba Bavuma crouches and takes a brilliant catch. 
25.25.2: Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, Full and on off. Jos Buttler drives it through covers and takes a couple of runs before the fielder cuts it off. 
65.15.1: Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, SIX! He is in some form! A length ball, on middle. Jos Buttler clears his front leg and tonks it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 
5 Overs | Runs : 50/0 | Run rate : 10
24.84.6: Keshav Maharaj to Moeen Ali, Very full on off and middle, Moeen Ali looks to slog across the line but gets a leading edge towards backward point. The fielder moves backward to reverse cup it but the ball bursts through his hands. Wouldn't have mattered as it was anyway a Free Hit. The batters take a couple of runs.
44.74.6: Keshav Maharaj to Moeen Ali, NO BALL AND FOUR! In the slot, outside off. Moeen Ali carves it over extra cover. The fielder gives it a chase and puts a desperate dive to stop the ball from racing away but the ball wins the race. To add insult to the injury, Keshav Maharaj has overstepped and will have to reload again. Free Hit to follow...
14.64.5: Keshav Maharaj to Jos Buttler, On the pads, Buttler works it to mid-wicket for one. 
14.54.4: Keshav Maharaj to Moeen Ali, Full and on middle, heaved to deep mid-wicket for a single.
04.44.4: Keshav Maharaj to Moeen Ali, WIDE! Short and way outside off. Left alone. 
04.34.3: Keshav Maharaj to Jos Buttler, LEG BYE! Buttler comes down the track. Maharaj spills it down in the pads. Buttler misses his flick. The ball rolls of the pads and towards the leg side for a single. 
14.24.2: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Flatter and on off. Ali punches it to point for a single. He is off the mark. 
14.14.1: Keshav Maharaj to Jos Buttler, Darted on the pads, this is flicked to square leg for a single.
4 Overs | Runs : 37/0 | Run rate : 9.25
13.63.6: Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, Excellent yorker, on leg. Jos Buttler stays deep in the crease and jams it out to mid off for a single. Another good over for England. 15 runs coming from the over. 
13.53.5: Kagiso Rabada to Jason Roy, Slower ball, on leg, at 117 kph. Jason Roy helps it to fine leg for one.
43.43.4: Kagiso Rabada to Jason Roy, FOUR! Poor from Rabada! Length ball, on the pads. Jason Roy tickles it to fine leg. The fielder there has no chance to stop that. He gets a boundary. 
13.33.3: Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, Back of a length, on leg. Jos Buttler tucks the ball off his hips to fine leg for a single. 
43.23.2: Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Consecutive boundaries! Length ball, outside off, at 144 kph. Jos Buttler plants his front foot and hoicks across the line. The ball goes off the inside edge towards deep square leg for another boundary. 
43.13.1: Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, FOUR! What a shot! Back of a length, outside off. Jos Buttler stands up on his toes and caresses it through covers for a boundary. England are motoring along well! 
3 Overs | Runs : 22/0 | Run rate : 7.33
12.62.6: Keshav Maharaj to Jos Buttler, Outside off, Jos Buttler shimmies down and pushes it towards covers for a quick single. 10 runs coming from the over.
12.52.5: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Full, on middle. Roy is happy to nudge it to mid-wicket for one.
42.42.4: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, FOUR! Dragged down, outside leg. Jason Roy gives himself more room by moving that side and hammers it to deep square leg for a boundary. 
02.32.3: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Flatter ball, on middle and leg. The ball skids on. Roy looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 
02.22.2: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Outside off, Roy sits back and plays it to extra cover. 
42.12.1: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, FOUR! Maharaj gives this one a bit of flight, on middle. Roy comes down the track and lifts it over mid on for a boundary. 
2 Overs | Runs : 12/0 | Run rate : 6
41.61.6: Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, FOUR! England know only one way and that is to attack! Full again from Nortje, on off. Jos Buttler stands tall and lofts it over mid off for a boundary. 
11.51.5: Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy, On a length, on off. Jason Roy pushes it to mid off for a quick single. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. 
41.41.4: Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy, FOUR! Superb shot! Fuller in length, on middle, at 146 kph. Jason Roy makes room and charges down the track. He drives it towards long off for a glorious boundary. 
01.31.3: Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy, Length ball, on leg. Jason Roy again looks to work it on the leg side but gets hit on the pads. 
01.21.2: Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy, NOT OUT! Good-length ball, on leg, coming back in from off. Jason Roy looks to tuck it on the leg side but misses. He gets rapped on the pads. Anrich Nortje pleads for an lbw but the umpire is not interested. South Africa take a reivew. UltraEdge shows no bat involved. Ball Tracker shows wickets missing as the ball is bouncing over the stumps. South Africa lose a review. 
11.11.1: Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, Pitched up, outside off, at 140 kph. Jos Buttler plays a coverdrive without any feet movement. Temba Bavuma dives to his right and makes a half stop. The batters take a single. 
1 Overs | Runs : 2/0 | Run rate : 2
00.60.6: Keshav Maharaj to Jos Buttler, Fired in, on leg, at 93 kph. Jos Buttler looks to nudge on the leg side but misses. He gets hit on the pads and the batters take a leg bye. A tidy first over from Keshav Maharaj. Only 2 runs from it. 
00.50.5: Keshav Maharaj to Jos Buttler, Flatter ball, outside off. Buttler taps it to point. He takes off for a single but is sent back and rightly so. 
10.40.4: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Short and outside off, Roy punches it towards long off and gets off the mark with a single. 
00.30.3: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Short and around off, Roy pushes it back to the bowler off the top part of the bat. 
00.20.2: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Loopy ball, on middle. Jason Roy defends it back to the bowler. 
00.10.1: Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy, Maharaj start with a flatter ball, at 96 kph, on middle. Jason Roy punches it off the back foot to the off side. 
South Africa First innings
119.619.6: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Just a single to end the innings! Length ball, wide outside off. Rassie van der Dussen toe-ends it wide of point. Markram wants the second but Rassie van der Dussen slips while looking for the second. A single it is and South Africa end at 189 for 2!
619.519.5: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, SIX! Just enough on that! Length ball, on off. Rassie van der Dussen heaves it high in the air. The ball goes wide of long on. The fielder runs in, dives to his right. He gets his hand to it but he crosses the ropes. Roy is the fielder and he goes onto hit the advertising board. But he seems to be fine.
119.419.4: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, A very full one, on off. Markam heaves it to long on for one.
619.319.3: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, SIX! THUMPED! Full ball, outside off. Markram gets under it and carves it over long off for a maximum. 50 up for him and he gets there in only 24 balls!
119.219.2: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, On a length, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen gets the inside edge while looking to slog. It goes towards fine leg for one.
119.119.1: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on off. Markram looks to drive but gets the inside edge. The ball rolls to the off side and a single is taken.
19 Overs | Runs : 173/2 | Run rate : 9.11
218.618.6: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, Full ball, on the pads. Flicked away for a brace again.
218.518.5: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, Good running! Shorter ball, on off. Rassie van der Dussen pulls it away. He does not middle it though. The ball rolls towards deep mid-wicket. With the fielder taking time to run it from the fence, the batters take two.
118.418.4: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Length ball, on off. Markram looks to swipe it away but gets the inside edge to square leg for one.
618.318.3: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, SIX! BAM! Slower and shorter ball. Markram waits and waits and then pulls it way over the mid-wicket fence.
218.218.2: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, NOT OUT! This is some sloppy work! Markam backs away to the leg side so Wood follows him. Markram taps it to the off side and takes off for one. Wood runs in and kicks the ball but misses the stumps. The ball goes past Buttler too and the batters sprint for the second. Buttler hits the stumps at his end but replay shows that Markram is well inside.
018.118.1: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Length ball, outside off. Markram shuffles across but misses the scoop.
18 Overs | Runs : 160/2 | Run rate : 8.89
417.617.6: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, FOUR! Incredible! Yes, that is the word to describe what Rassie van der Dussen has done there! It seems to be a pre-meditated stroke. He gets a length ball, on off. He gets low and then reverse-scoops it. The ball goes over short third man and runs to the fence.
117.517.5: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, Full ball, on off. Heaved to long on for one.
017.417.4: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, One more extra for South Africa! Length ball, in the slot. Rassie van der Dussen walks down the track and misses the heave. Buttler underarms it at his end but misses. Jordan fails to gather it and the batters take a bye!
017.317.3: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Short of a length, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen misses the pull. Jordan is interested in a caught behind, but he is the only one.
317.217.2: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, Over the infield! Full toss, outside off. Markram gets the outer half of the bat while looking to go over covers. The ball goes over the infield. The two fielders chase it. One of them dives and the other pushes the ball back to the partner. The throw comes but Jordan fumbles! The batters take one more. So, three from that ball.
117.117.1: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Length ball, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen shuffles across and pushes it past covers for one.
17 Overs | Runs : 150/2 | Run rate : 8.82
416.616.6: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, FOUR! Powerful stroke! That brings up the 150 for South Africa! Shorter ball, on off. Markram backs away and then slaps it hard. The ball goes wide of sweeper cover and runs to the fence.
216.516.5: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Shorter ball, on off. Markram looks to pull but gets it from the splice of the bat. The ball lands safely near mid-wicket. Two taken.
016.416.4: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Tad slow and short, Aiden Markram looks to heave it on the leg side but misses and gets hit on the thigh pad. 
416.316.3: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, FOUR! What an incredible shot that is! Wood sees Markram backing away to the leg side. So the pacer follows him with a length ball. But Markram keeps backing away and makes room for himself. Carves it over point for a boundary.
116.216.2: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, Wood fires a low full toss, wide outside off. Rassie van der Dussen gets low and sweeps it to deep mid-wicket. Single.
016.116.1: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, Back of a length, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen goes for the pull but it stays a bit low. It flicks the pads and Buttler dives to his right to gather it.
16 Overs | Runs : 139/2 | Run rate : 8.69
015.615.6: Chris Woakes to Aiden Markram, Short and well outside off, Aiden Markram throws the kitchen sink at it but only manages to get an underedge back to the keeper. 21 runs coming off the over. 
615.515.5: Chris Woakes to Aiden Markram, SIX! Aiden Markram says I can hit those biggies too! Looks like the conference hasn't made any difference. This is turning out to be a fantastic over for the Proteas. A juicy full toss, outside off. Aiden Markram flicks it over deep mid-wicket and gets another maximum. Brings up the fifty partnership as well. 
115.415.4: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Full and wide outside off, Rassie van der Dussen reaces out with a stretch and slices it to deep point for a single this time.
215.315.3: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Well played! Short of a length, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen steers it to deep point and collects a couple of runs. 
615.215.2: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, SIX! Whoa! Fuller in length this time, on middle. Rassie van der Dussen comes forward and whips it over deep mid-wicket. The square boundaries are shorter and the ball goes all the way and clears the fence easily. Chris Woakes under pressure now! 
615.115.1: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, SIX! BANG! Short of a length, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen stands tall and smokes it over long off for a biggie. South Africa will look to up the ante now! 
15 Overs | Runs : 118/2 | Run rate : 7.87
114.614.6: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, That one kept low! Length ball, on middle. Rassie van der Dussen works it towards Chris Jordan's right side. He calls for a single and takes off. Jordan quickly collects the ball and has a shy at his end but misses. A direct hit would have made things interesting! 
014.514.5: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Length ball, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen looks for the scoop but misses. The ball flicks his pads and goes on it's way to the keeper. 
114.414.4: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, Back of a length, outside off. Aiden Markram gives himself some room and cuts it to sweeper cover. A single.
114.314.3: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Short of a length, around off. Rassie van der Dussen walks across the pitch and looks to tuck it on the leg side. He gets an inside edge and the batters take a single. 
014.214.2: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Oh, how did that miss hitting the stumps? Even Chris Jordan can't believe it. Good-length ball, on leg. Rassie van der Dussen makes room and looks to play the reverse scoop but gets beaten. Third man is inside the ring so the idea was quite right but it is an interesting stroke to attempt for sure.
114.114.1: Chris Jordan to Aiden Markram, On a length, outside off. Aiden Markram punches it to deep point for one. 
14 Overs | Runs : 114/2 | Run rate : 8.14
113.613.6: Adil Rashid to Aiden Markram, On middle, worked to mid-wicket for one. 
613.513.5: Adil Rashid to Aiden Markram,  SIX! That's out of the park! Aiden Markram joins the party now! Tossed up, on middle. Aiden Markram shimmies down the track and absolutely clubs this over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. South Africa are well on track to impose a big total.
113.413.4: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Tosses it up, on off. Rassie van der Dussen eases it down to long off for a run.
113.313.3: Adil Rashid to Aiden Markram, Slower through the air, on off. Aiden Markram uses his feet and pushes it to long off for one.
113.213.2: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Floats it up, on middle and leg. Rassie van der Dussen works it behind square on the leg side for a run.
113.113.1: Adil Rashid to Aiden Markram, Loopy ball, on off. Aiden Markram slog-sweeps it to deep mid-wicket. The fielder carries it on a bounce and the batters take a single.
13 Overs | Runs : 103/2 | Run rate : 7.92
612.612.6: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, SIX! 100 up for South Africa! Short ball, on off. Rassie van der Dussen pulls this one over deep backward square leg for a maixmum. Clean strike! 
112.512.5: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Short and quick, on middle, at 144 kph. Aiden Markram pulls this one to deep mid-wicket for a single. 
212.412.4: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Back of a length, on off. Aiden Markram clips it through mid-wicket off the inner half. He calls for two immediately and gets it comfortably.
112.312.3: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, Short of a length again, on off. Rassie van der Dussen goes for the pull but miscues it to short fine leg for one.
012.212.2: Mark Wood to Aiden Markram, Back of a length, on off. Aiden Markram is late onto his pull. He misses and gets pinged on the body. He gets to the other end for a leg bye. 
112.112.1: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, That was close! Back of a length, on off. Rassie van der Dussen stands up on his toes and taps it on the off side. He scampers across for a quick single. The fielder has a shy at the striker's end but misses. Had that hit, Aiden Markram was a goner. Rassie van der Dussen gets to his fifty. He has played a terrific knock and will look to build on this. He acknowledges the applause from his mates and gets back to work.
12 Overs | Runs : 91/2 | Run rate : 7.58
111.611.6: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Again this stays low. It skids through on middle. Rassie van der Dussen wrists it to deep mid-wicket for one more single. 
111.511.5: Adil Rashid to Aiden Markram, Short and outside off, pulled to long on for a single.
111.411.4: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, On middle, worked to mid-wicket for one. 
211.311.3: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, That one stayed low but Rassie van der Dussen got some bat on it! A full ball, on middle. Rassie van der Dussen steps across and tickles it to the fine leg region for a brace. 
011.211.2: Adil Rashid to Quinton de Kock, OUT! TAKEN! Excellent work by Jason Roy at long on. A full ball, on middle, looks like it was the googly. Quinton de Kock gets low and tries to clear the long on fence but does not generate enough power. Hits it flat and towards long on where Jason Roy charges to his right and takes a superb catch. Quinton de Kock would be disappointed. He did the hard work and set the stage. The southpaw would have wanted to bat till the end as the pitch is not the kind where the new batter can come and slog from the first ball.
111.111.1: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Full and on middle. Rassie van der Dussen prods and flicks it to square leg for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 85/1 | Run rate : 7.73
110.710.6: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, In the air but safe! Banged in a short ball, on off. Rassie van der Dussen tries to work it across but ends up splicing it. The ball lobs in the air and drops safely in front of covers. A quick single taken.
010.610.6: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, WIDE! That was quick! A pacy bouncer on middle. Rassie van der Dussen sits under it. 
110.510.5: Mark Wood to Quinton de Kock, On a length, on middle. Quinton de Kock rocks back and hits it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
110.410.4: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, On the pads, this is flicked to fine leg for a single.
610.310.3: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, SIX! These two are using the pace of the bowlers really well. On a length, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen shuffles way, way across on the off side and scoops it over the keeper's head for a biggie. 
110.210.2: Mark Wood to Quinton de Kock, A length ball, outside off. Quinton de Kock knocks it to covers and takes a single. 
110.110.1: Mark Wood to Rassie van der Dussen, Hits the hard length and angles it on off. Rassie van der Dussen tucks it to square leg for a single.
10 Overs | Runs : 73/1 | Run rate : 7.3
19.69.6: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, A loopy ball, on off, pushed down to long off for a single to end the over. 
09.59.5: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, An appeal but this was way outside off. A full ball, spinning more away as well. Rassie van der Dussen tries to sweep but misses and gets hit on the pads.
19.49.4: Adil Rashid to Quinton de Kock, Short and on off. Quinton de Kock stays back and hammers it to long off for a single.
49.39.3: Adil Rashid to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Quinton de Kock gets it through! A full ball, on middle. Quinton de Kock perfectly reverse-sweeps it past short third man for a boundary. 
19.29.2: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Flatter and on middle. Rassie van der Dussen steps across and nudges it to the leg side for a single.
19.19.1: Adil Rashid to Quinton de Kock, Full and on leg. Quinton de Kock lofts it wide of long on for a single. 
9 Overs | Runs : 65/1 | Run rate : 7.22
48.68.6: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, FOUR! Easy pickings! A full ball, on the pads, Rassie van der Dussen tickles it fine to the fine leg fence. Boundary to end the over. 
08.58.5: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, NOT OUT! TWO LEG BYES! A full ball, angling around middle and leg. Rassie van der Dussen steps down and tries to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. An appeal for LBW but not given. The ball rolls to square leg and the batters take a couple of leg byes. Jordan and Buttler convince Morgan to take the review. UltraEdge shows no bat. Ball Tracker shows wickets hitting but umpire's call on impact. On-field decision stays. 
18.48.4: Chris Jordan to Quinton de Kock, Length and angling on the pads. Quinton de Kock flicks it to deep mid-wicket for one more.
18.38.3: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, Length again, on middle, eased down to long on for a single.
08.28.2: Chris Jordan to Rassie van der Dussen, On a length, on off. Blocked out to covers.
18.18.1: Chris Jordan to Quinton de Kock, Short of a length, outside ff. Quinton de Kock slaps it to deep cover for a single.
8 Overs | Runs : 56/1 | Run rate : 7
07.67.6: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Full and on middle, Rassie van der Dussen prods and looks to tuck on the leg side. Gets an inside edge to short fine leg. 
17.57.5: Adil Rashid to Quinton de Kock, On leg, Quinton de Kock works it off the pads towards deep mid-wicket for another single. 
17.47.4: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, Tosses it up, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen punches the ball to deep mid-wicket for a single. 
07.37.3: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, NOT OUT! Flighted ball, full and outside off. Rassie van der Dussen gets down on one knee and looks to sweep. He misses and the ball brushes his pads and carries through to the keeper. Jos Buttler feels there was a nick. England take a review for caught behind. UltraEdge shows no bat involved and the on-field decison stays. England burn their review as well. 
47.27.2: Adil Rashid to Rassie van der Dussen, FOUR! Well played! Rassie van der Dussen brings out the reverse sweep now. Hits the ball past backward point for a boundary. 
17.17.1: Adil Rashid to Quinton de Kock, A full toss, on off. Quinton de Kock flicks the ball to mid-wicket for a run.
7 Overs | Runs : 49/1 | Run rate : 7
16.66.6: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Tosses it up, outside off. Quinton de Kock drives it through covers. Moeen Ali finishes his spell. Ends with 4-0-27-1.
16.56.5: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, On leg, Rassie van der Dussen nudges it behind square on the leg side for one.
16.46.4: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Tosses it up, on leg. Quinton de Kock comes forward and pokes the ball on the leg side. Picks up a single. 
46.36.3: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Nicely played! Loopy ball, on middle. Quinton de Kock brings out the reverse sweep. He picks it well and gets it over backward point. Couple of bounces and over the ropes! 
16.26.2: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, Some turn there for Ali! Tosses it up, on middle and leg. Rassie van der Dussen nudges it with turn past mid-wicket for a single. 
16.16.1: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Loopy ball, on middle. Quinton de Kock pushes it to long off for a single. 
6 Overs | Runs : 40/1 | Run rate : 6.67
15.65.6: Chris Woakes to Quinton de Kock, Good-length ball, on middle. Quinton de Kock glances it to backward square leg. He keeps the strike for the next over. End of the Powerplay, South Africa are 40/1.
15.55.5: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Rassie van der Dussen comes walking across and down the pitch. So Chris Woakes bowls it full and on leg, Rassie van der Dussen clips it to fine leg for one. 
15.45.4: Chris Woakes to Quinton de Kock, On a length, on off, at 128 kph. Quinton de Kock taps it to point and gets to the other end. 
15.35.3: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, On a good length, on off. Rassie van der Dussen again steps out but this time tucks it on the leg side for a single. 
65.25.2: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, SIX! Rassie van der Dussen is on the charge! A boundary off the previous ball and now a maximum. Length ball, on off. Rassie van der Dussen walks across and uses his wrists to flick it over deep mid-wicket. Gets enough height and distance to clear the fence. Excellent batting! 
45.15.1: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, FOUR! Length ball, on off. Some aggression from Rassie van der Dussen as he walks down the pitch and swings his bat. The ball goes off the inner half of his bat towards deep square leg. Adil Rashid dives to his right but in vain as the ball rolls into the fence. 
5 Overs | Runs : 26/1 | Run rate : 5.2
14.64.6: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, Slower through the air, full and on off. Rassie van der Dussen clips it to mid-wicket. He retains the strike by picking up a single. Tidy over from Moeen Ali. 5 singles off it. 
14.54.5: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Full and on middle, Quinton de Kock steps out and clips it to mid-wicket for a run.
14.44.4: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, Floated delivery, on middle. Rassie van der Dussen knocks it in front of mid off. Just a single. 
04.34.3: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, Full and outside off, Rassie van der Dussen nudges it to mid-wicket. 
14.24.2: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Shortens his length, around off. Quinton de Kock stays deep in the crease and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
14.14.1: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, Tosses it up, on middle. Rassie van der Dussen works it off the back foot to long on for a single. 
4 Overs | Runs : 21/1 | Run rate : 5.25
13.63.6: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Some confusion in the middle! Full ball, on the pads. Flicked to mid-wicket. Rassie van der Dussen takes off but Quinton de Kock is a bit hesitant to leave the crease. The fielder has a shy at the keeper's end but misses. Would have been close had he hit.
03.53.5: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Four dots on the trot! Full ball, on off. Pushed to mid on.
03.43.4: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Perfect length, right on the off pole. All that Rassie van der Dussen does is block this.
03.33.3: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Full ball, on off. Pushed to mid off.
03.23.2: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, Length ball, outside off. Rassie van der Dussen looks to block but the ball goes past the outside edge.
43.13.1: Chris Woakes to Rassie van der Dussen, FOUR! Over the fielder! Full ball, on off. Rassie van der Dussen has already made up his mind about playing this stroke. He shuffles across and scoops it. The ball goes over short fine leg and runs to the fence.
3 Overs | Runs : 16/1 | Run rate : 5.33
02.72.6: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, De Kock taps this loopy ball to short covers. He wants a run but Rassie van der Dussen sends him back.
12.62.5: Moeen Ali to Rassie van der Dussen, Tossed up, on off. Worked past mid-wicket for one.
02.52.4: Moeen Ali to Reeza Hendricks, OUT! BOWLED! The pressure was building on Reeza Hendricks and something had to happen! He tries to break free but departs as Moeen Ali draws first blood. He tosses it up, on off. It is a touch slower too. Reeza Hendricks looks to sweep but misses it completely. The ball goes onto hit the stumps.
02.42.3: Moeen Ali to Reeza Hendricks, Flatter and quicker now, around off. Reeza Hendricks chops it towards short cover.
02.32.2: Moeen Ali to Reeza Hendricks, Shorter ball, outside off. Cut away to covers.
02.22.2: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Darted down the leg side. Quinton de Kock misses the sweep. Wide called and the batters cross over.
42.12.1: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! Down the ground! Tossed up, outside off. Quinton de Kock accepts the invitation and comes down the track. He does not middle it but it goes way past mid off for a boundary.
2 Overs | Runs : 9/0 | Run rate : 4.5
01.61.6: Chris Woakes to Reeza Hendricks, Length ball, around off. Blocked out with ease. Just 3 from Chris Woakes's first over then.
11.51.5: Chris Woakes to Quinton de Kock, On a length, around off. Quinton de Kock pushes it towards mid off and takes off for a single.
01.41.4: Chris Woakes to Quinton de Kock, Length ball, on off. Quinton de Kock blocks it from the crease.
11.31.3: Chris Woakes to Reeza Hendricks, Length ball, on off. Pushed past covers for one.
11.21.2: Chris Woakes to Quinton de Kock, Length ball, on off. De Kock pushes it down the ground for one.
01.11.1: Chris Woakes to Quinton de Kock, Length ball, around off. De Kock is solid in his defence.
1 Overs | Runs : 6/0 | Run rate : 6
00.60.6: Moeen Ali to Reeza Hendricks, Shorter ball, outside off. Reeza Hendricks cuts it towards point. Dot to finish. 6 from the first over.
10.50.5: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Backs away again so Moeen Ali follows him. Worked to the leg side for one.
40.40.4: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! There comes the first boundary! If Quinton de Kock gets going on this small ground, the bowlers would have a tough day at work. Loopy ball, on off. He backs away and goes inside out to the cover fence.
00.30.3: Moeen Ali to Quinton de Kock, Darted on the pads. De Kock looks to block but gets hit on the pads.
10.20.2: Moeen Ali to Reeza Hendricks, South Africa are underway. Shorter ball, outside off. Reeza Hendricks works it to long on for one.
00.10.1: Moeen Ali to Reeza Hendricks, Nicely tossed up, around off. Pushed to covers.
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