Cricket: 2007 Future Cup-3rd ODI

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Sunday, July 1, 2007

In the 2007 Future Cup, India have beaten South Africa by six wickets in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) held at the Civil Service Cricket Club Ground, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland. India win the three match series 2-1.

South Africa's batting order collapsed to 28-4, but 56 from Herschelle Gibbs and 61 from Justin Kemp rescued a score of 148 for them.

In reply, India were reduced to 35-3. However Yuvraj Singh posted a score of 61 not out and India reached the target with four balls remaining.

The match was reduced to 31 overs per side due to damp weather conditions.

Toss: India won, and chose to field first.

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
AB de Villiers c Dhoni b Ganguly 15 35 2 0 42.85
MN van Wyk lbw b Agarkar 0 5 0 0 0.00
JH Kallis b Agarkar 0 6 0 0 0.00
HH Gibbs b Khan 56 67 3 2 83.58
JP Duminy lbw b Ganguly 0 1 0 0 0.00
JM Kemp b Tendulkar 61 61 5 2 100.00
MV Boucher not out 11 9 1 0 122.22
AJ Hall c Karthik b Tendulkar 1 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 3) 4
Total (7 Wickets; 31 overs) 148 11 4

Did not bat: DW Steyn, A Nel, M Ntini

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (van Wyk, 1.5 ov), 2-8 (Kallis, 3.4 ov), 3-28 (de Villiers, 12.2 ov), 4-28 (Duminy, 12.3 ov), 5-127 (Gibbs, 28.2 ov), 6-144 (Kemp, 30.2 ov), 7-148 (Hall, 30.6 ov)

Flag of India.svg India bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Z Khan 7 0 29 1 4.14
AB Agarkar 6 0 21 2 3.50
RP Singh 6 2 15 0 2.50
SC Ganguly 6 0 24 2 4.00
Piyush Chawla 3 0 28 8 9.33
Yuvraj Singh 2 0 17 0 8.50
SR Tendulkar 1 0 10 2 10.00
Flag of India.svg India innings (Target: 149 runs from 31 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
SC Ganguly c Boucher b Nel 17 25 3 0 68.00
SR Tendulkar c Boucher b Ntini 8 8 2 0 100.00
G Gambhir b Steyn 5 11 1 0 45.45
R Dravid run out (Boucher) 36 48 4 0 75.00
Yuvraj Singh not out 61 82 6 1 74.39
MS Dhoni not out 14 11 2 0 127.27
Extras (lb 3, w 4, nb 3) 10
Total (4 Wickets; 30.2 overs) 151 17 1

Did not bat: KD Karthik, Piyush Chawla, Z Khan, RP Singh, AB Agarkar

Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Tendulkar, 1.6 ov), 2-20 (Gambhir, 4.4 ov), 3-35 (Ganguly, 8.5 ov), 4-108 (Dravid, 24.3 ov)

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
DW Steyn 6 1 36 1 6.00
M Ntini 7 2 17 1 2.42
A Nel 5.2 1 23 1 4.31
AJ Hall 6 0 28 0 4.66
JH Kallis 4 0 36 0 9.00
J M Kemp 2 0 9 0 4.50

India: S C Ganguly, S R Tendulkar, G Gambhir, R Dravid (capt), Yuvraj Singh, K D Karthik, Piyush Chawla, Z Khan, R P Singh, AB Agarkar, M S Dhoni (wkt)

South Africa: AB de Villiers, M N van Wyk, J H Kallis (capt), H H Gibbs, J P Duminy, J M Kemp, M V Boucher(wkt), A J Hall, D W Steyn, A Nel, M Ntini
Player of the match: Yuvraj Singh (India)
Player of the series: Sachin Tendulkar (India)

Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and MR Benson (England)
TV umpire: BF Bowden (New Zealand)
Match referee: AG Hurst (Australia)
Reserve umpire: C McElwee

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