2007 Cricket World Cup: South Africa vs Scotland

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

South Africa beat Scotland by 7 wickets (with 160 balls remaining) in Group A of the World Cup at the Warner Park Stadium, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Scotland captain Craig Wright missed this match as he had flown home to attend his aunt's funeral; Ryan Watson deputised as captain in his absence.

This victory meant both South Africa and Australia qualified for the Super 8 phase.


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

Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Fraser Watts c Smith b Langeveldt 24 44 2 1 54.54
Majid Haq c Boucher b Hall 13 33 2 0 39.39
Ryan Watson run out (de Villiers) 31 50 4 0 62.00
Gavin Hamilton c de Villiers b Hall 4 13 0 0 30.76
Neil McCallum b Langeveldt 1 21 0 0 4.76
Dougie Brown not out 45 64 3 0 70.31
Colin Smith b Pollock 15 30 2 0 50.00
John Blain c Kemp b Hall 23 35 1 1 65.71
Paul Hoffman run out (Boucher/Hall) 18 11 3 1 163.63
Extras (lb 6; w 5; nb 1) 12
Total (8 Wickets; 50 overs) 186 17 3

Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Haq, 11.2 ov), 2-43 (Watts, 14.1 ov), 3-63 (Hamilton, 19.1 ov), 4-71 (McCallum, 24.2 ov), 5-84 (Watson, 29.3 ov), 6-113 (Smith, 38.4 ov), 7-163 (Blain, 47.4 ov), 8-186 (Hoffmann, 49.6 ov)

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Shaun Pollock 10 1 25 1 2.50
Makhaya Ntini 9 0 25 0 2.77
Andrew Hall 10 2 48 3 4.80
Charl Langeveldt 10 1 48 2 4.80
Jacques Kallis 8 0 21 0 2.62
Graeme Smith 3 0 13 0 4.33
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa innings (Target: 187 runs from 50 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Abraham de Villiers c Brown b Rogers 62 45 9 2 137.77
Graeme Smith c Rogers b Haq 91 65 13 1 140.00
Ashwell Prince c McCallum b Haq 21 23 3 0 91.30
Justin Kemp not out 12 7 1 1 171.42
Shaun Pollock not out 0 1 0 0 -
Extras (b 1; w 1) 2
Total (3 Wickets; 23.2 overs) 188 26 4

Fall of wickets: 1-134 (de Villiers, 15.5 ov), 2-162 (Prince, 20.6 ov), 3-178 (Smith, 22.6 ov)

Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Paul Hoffman 3 0 21 0 7.00
John Blain 4 0 32 0 8.00
Dewald Nel 3 0 24 0 8.00
Dougie Brown 2 0 20 0 10.00
Majid Haq 6 0 43 2 7.16
Glenn Rogers 5.2 0 47 1 8.81

South Africa: G C Smith (capt), A B de Villiers, J H Kallis, H H Gibbs, A G Prince, J M Kemp, M V Boucher (wkt), S M Pollock, A J Hall, C K Langeveldt, M Ntini
Scotland: D F Watts, R M Haq, R R Watson (capt), G M Hamilton, N F I McCallum, D R Brown, C J O Smith (wkt), G A Rogers, J A R Blain, J D Nel, P J C Hoffmann

Player of the match: G C Smith (South Africa)

Umpires: M R Benson (England) and E A R de Silva (Sri Lanka)
TV umpire: S A Bucknor (Jamaica)
Match referee: R S Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire: A L Hill (New Zealand)

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