2007 Cricket World Cup: Ireland vs South Africa

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Tuesday, April 3, 2007

South Africa beat Ireland by 7 wickets (with 21 balls remaining) in the Super 8 phase of the World Cup at the Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana.

The match was reduced to 35 overs a side due to rain interruptions during Ireland's innings. South Africa's target was set at 160 runs through the Duckworth-Lewis method.

Toss: South Africa won, and elected to field first.

20px Ireland innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Jeremy Bray lbw b Pollock 0 9 0 0 0.00
William Porterfield c Kallis b Pollock 14 33 1 0 42.42
Eoin Morgan c Prince b Hall 28 50 4 0 56.00
Niall O'Brien c Gibbs b Langeveldt 25 37 3 0 67.56
Andrew White c Gibbs b Smith 30 30 5 0 100.00
Andre Botha c de Villiers b Hall 14 20 0 0 70.00
Trent Johnston not out 13 14 0 1 92.85
Kyle McCallan c Boucher b Langeveldt 3 6 0 0 50.00
Paul Mooney c Boucher b Langeveldt 0 1 0 0 0.00
Dave Langford-Smith not out 17 10 1 1 170.00
Extras (lb 3; w 4; b 1) 8
Total (8 Wickets; 35 overs) 152 14 2

Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bray, 2.3 ov), 2-31 (Porterfield, 12.3 ov), 3-63 (Morgan, 19.5 ov), 4-77 (O'Brien, 22.5 ov), 5-116 (White, 28.6 ov), 6-119 (Botha, 30.1 ov), 7-124 (McCallan, 31.3 ov), 8-124 (Mooney, 31.4 ov)

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Shaun Pollock 7 2 17 2 2.42
Makhaya Ntini 7 2 14 0 2.00
Charl Langeveldt 7 0 41 3 5.85
Andrew Hall 7 0 37 2 5.28
Graeme Smith 1 0 5 1 5.00
Jacques Kallis 3 0 20 0 6.66
Justin Kemp 3 0 14 0 4.66
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa innings (Target: 160 runs from 35 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Abraham de Villiers c Porterfield b Rankin 0 3 0 0 0.00
Graeme Smith c & b Johnston 41 45 6 0 91.11
Jacques Kallis not out 66 86 8 0 76.74
Herschelle Gibbs c White b Rankin 6 15 1 0 40.00
Ashwell Prince not out 47 44 3 1 106.81
Extras (w 1; nb 4) 5
Total (3 Wickets; 31.4 overs) 165 18 1

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (de Villiers, 0.3 ov), 2-71 (Smith, 12.1 ov), 3-85 (Gibbs, 16.3 ov)

20px Ireland bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Boyd Rankin 7 1 26 2 3.71
Dave Langford-Smith 5 0 31 0 6.20
Paul Mooney 3.3 0 40 0 11.42
Trent Johnston 3 0 15 1 5.00
Andre Botha 6 0 18 0 3.00
Kyle McCallan 5 0 27 0 5.40
Andrew White 2 0 8 0 4.00

Ireland: J P Bray, W T S Porterfield, E J G Morgan, N J O'Brien (wkt), A R White, A C Botha, W K McCallan, D T Johnston (capt), P J K Mooney, D Langford-Smith, W B Rankin

South Africa: G C Smith (capt), A B de Villiers, J H Kallis, H H Gibbs, A G Prince, M V Boucher (wkt), J M Kemp, S M Pollock, A J Hall, C K Langeveldt, M Ntini

Player of the match: J H Kallis (South Africa)

Umpires: D J Harper (Australia) and S J A Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire: M R Benson (England)
Match referee: R S Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire: B R Doctrove (West Indies)

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