Cricket World Cup 2015

Over by over: SA v West Indies

2015-02-27 09:42
AB de Villiers. (Carl Fourie, Gallo Images)

Sydney - Latest from the Cricket World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

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South Africa innings

1st over - Quinton de Kock hits two fours off the over but Jerome Taylor also got some menacing bounce off the track. SA: 8-0

2nd over - West Indies skipper Jason Holder starts with a maiden over to Hashim Amla. SA: 8-0

3rd over - Maiden for Taylor. SA: 8-0

4th over - De Kock gets an inside edge that runs for four. SA: 14-0

5th over - Amla gets off the mark with two runs to mid-off and then gets a couple more off the next ball. SA: 18-0

6th over - Holder rewarded for his fine opening spell when de Kock cuts the ball to Andre Russell at cover for 12. Faf du Plessis is the new batsman. SA: 18-1

7th over - Amla loses his boot taking a single. Du Plessis gets off the mark with two runs past Chris Gayle, who is fielding at extra cover. SA: 24-1

10th over - Du Plessis takes a rushed single off the final ball of the powerplay, leaving Holder with figures of 1-9 from his first five overs. SA: 30-1

13th over - The batsmen look more comfortable with the new ball bowlers taking a rest. Du Plessis flirts with danger with a top edge off Russell but it hits the ground for two runs. SA: 46-1

15th over - Du Plessis pulls a short Russell delivery through mid-on for the first boundary since the fourth over. SA: 58-1

16th over - Amla gets his first boundary, again punishing a short ball this time from Sulieman Benn. SA: 68-1

24th over - Amla grabs a single to long-on to bring up the 100 for South Africa. SA: 102-1

25th over - Amla steps down the wicket and smashes a six off Darren Sammy just over the long-on boundary to bring up his half century off 75 balls. SA: 112-1

27th over - Du Plessis tries to match Amla by bringing up his fifty with a six but the ball hits the ground just short of the boundary rope. Reaches the milestone with a single off the following delivery, the 59th he has faced. SA: 128-1

29th over - Du Plessis lofts Marlon Samuels over extra cover for another four that was almost a six. Only his third boundary. SA: 145-1

30th over - Gayle's off-spin gets the breakthough West Indies so dearly needed. Du Plessis (62) steps back but cannot get hold of the ball and Denesh Ramdin takes a brilliant catch behind the stumps. Two balls later and Gayle traps Amla lbw for 65. Skipper AB de Villiers joins Rilee Rossouw at the crease. SA: 147-3

33rd over - Rilee Rossouw hits Sammy for two back-to-back boundaries as South Africa take 12 runs of the over. SA: 171-3.

35th over - Jerome Taylor sends down a short delivery and Rossouw rocks back and pulls it powerfully to the square leg boundary. SA: 186-3.

37th over - Rossouw cover-drives Taylor for a boundary to raise his fifty-run partnership with de Villiers and takes two off the next to take his team to 200-mark. The batsman collects another boundary off the third delivery which is adjudged a no-ball as Taylor had overstepped. Rossouw gets a single off the free-hit delivery but de Villiers hits the next for a four. Taylor concedes 18 runs in the over. SA: 212-3.

38th over - De Villiers joins the party, hitting Holder for back-to-back boundaries. SA: 224-3.

39th over - Rossouw continues punishing Taylor, hits the bowler for a six to bring up his fifty in style. SA 240-3.

40th over - Sulieman Benn is back in the attack and de Villiers hits his third delivery for a six and follows it with two boundaries, the second bringing up his fifty in 30 balls. SA: 258-3.

41st over - Russell is back in attack and de Villiers hits his last two deliveries for boundaries. SA: 269-3.

42nd over - Rossouw and de Villiers collect a boundary each off Benn. SA: 280-3.

43rd over: Russell dismisses Rossouw for 61 as the batsman edges him to perish caught behind after an entertaining 39-ball knock. SA: 286-4.

44th over: De Villiers unfurls two sweep shots to hit left-arm spinner Benn for back-to-back boundaries. SA: 299-4.

45th over: David Miller takes a single off Russell to raise South Africa's 300. De Villiers plays an audacious lap-sweep to clear long-leg ropes for a six. SA: 312-4.

47th over - De Villiers hits Russel for a boundary with a virtually one-handed sweep which leaves the bowler shaking head in disbelief. Two balls later, Taylor leaps near the boundary rope to take a one-handed blinder to dismiss Miller. SA: 330-5.

48th over - De Villiers hits Holder for a four and follows it with a six to bring up his 100 in 52 balls, second fastest in World Cup history. Holder, under pressure, bowls two no-balls and the whole team look rattled as Benn misjudges a de Villiers skyer and grasses it. Holder concedes 34 runs in that over as South Africa post their highest World Cup score. SA: 364-5

49th over - Farhaan Behardien clears long-off boundary for his first six. Two balls later, de Villiers pulls Russell and Jonathan Carter dives at deep wicket but cannot catch it. De Villiers gets another reprieve when Dwayne Smith drops a chest-high catch at cover. SA: 378-5

50th over - De Villiers hits Holder for four sixes and a boundary to plunder 30 runs of the over. De Villiers' 150, fastest in ODIs, comes in 64 balls. De Villiers and Behardien plunder 80 runs off 3.2 overs for the unseparated sixth wicket. SA: 408-5.

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