2007 ICC World Twenty20: South Africa vs New Zealand

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

South Africa defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the Super 8 stage of the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 at Kingsmead, Durban, South Africa.

Lou Vincent scored 32 runs and Brendon McCullum added 38 as New Zealand started well. Brendon McCullum was caught behind in the ninth over, while Ross Taylor fell in similar fashion four balls later. Lou Vincent was bowled by Johan van der Wath and Scott Styris was dismissed for six runs leaving New Zealand on 90-4. Although Craig McMillan scored 48 not out, South African bowler Morne Morkel took 4-17 off four overs to help restrict New Zealand to 153-8.

South Africa were reduced to 45-3 early in the eighth over. Graeme Smith and Abraham de Villiers were both caught behind and Herschelle Gibbs fell for just nineteen. However Justin Kemp hit 89 not out as South Africa reached 158-4, winning with five balls to spare.

The result means that England can not qualify for the semi-finals and are eliminated from the competition.

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

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
L Vincent b van der Wath 32 29 4 0 110.34
B B McCullum c Boucher b M Morkel 38 26 3 2 146.15
R L Taylor c Boucher b M Morkel 1 3 0 0 33.33
S B Styris c de Villiers b J A Morkel 6 9 0 0 66.66
C D McMillan not out 48 25 2 4 192.00
J D P Oram b M Morkel 15 15 2 0 100.00
N L McCullum run out (van der Wath/Boucher) 1 4 0 0 25.00
D L Vettori c J A Morkel b van der Wath 1 3 0 0 33.33
S E Bond c Boucher b M Morkel 0 1 0 0 0.00
M R Gillespie not out 3 7 0 0 42.85
Extras (lb 1; w 5; nb 2) 8
Total (8 wickets; 20 overs) 153 11 6

Fall of wickets: 1-68 (B B McCullum, 8.2 ov), 2-70 (Taylor, 8.6 ov), 3-76 (Vincent, 9.6 ov), 4-90 (Styris, 12.1 ov), 5-131 (Oram, 16.1 ov), 6-132 (N L McCullum, 16.5 ov), 7-137 (Vettori, 17.5 ov), 8-139 (Bond, 18.2 ov)

Did not bat: C S Martin

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
S M Pollock 4 0 41 0 10.25
A Nel 4 0 23 0 5.75
M Morkel 4 0 17 4 4.25
J J van der Wath 4 0 31 2 7.75
J A Morkel 3 0 30 1 10.00
V D Philander 1 0 10 0 10.00
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa innings (Target: 154 runs from 20 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
G C Smith c B B McCullum b Bond 2 4 0 0 50.00
H H Gibbs c sub (J S Patel) b Martin 19 19 4 0 100.00
A B de Villiers c B B McCullum b Gillespie 1 5 0 0 20.00
J M Kemp not out 89 56 6 6 158.92
M V Boucher c B B McCullum b Gillespie 23 23 2 0 100.00
S M Pollock not out 16 11 0 1 145.45
Extras (lb 1; w 4; nb 3) 8
Total (4 wickets; 19.1 overs) 158 12 7

Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Smith, 2.1 ov), 2-17 (de Villiers, 3.1 ov), 3-45 (Gibbs, 7.1 ov), 4-110 (Boucher, 15.2 ov)

Did not bat: V D Philander, J A Morkel, J J van der Wath, M Morkel, A Nel

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
S E Bond 4 0 31 1 7.75
M R Gillespie 3.1 1 11 2 3.47
C S Martin 4 0 40 1 10.00
J D P Oram 4 0 50 0 12.50
D L Vettori 4 0 25 0 6.25

South Africa: G C Smith (capt), H H Gibbs, A B de Villiers, M V Boucher (wkt), J M Kemp, S M Pollock, J A Morkel, J J van der Wath, V D Philander, A Nel, M Morkel

New Zealand: L Vincent, B B McCullum (wkt), R L Taylor, S B Styris, J D P Oram, C D McMillan, N L McCullum, D L Vettori (capt), S E Bond, M R Gillespie, C S Martin

Man of the Match: J M Kemp (South Africa)

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Umpires: B R Doctrove (West Indies) and S J A Taufel (Australia)
TV Umpire: S J Davis (Australia)
Match Referee: R S Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve Umpire: B G Jerling (South Africa)


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