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Ireland
210/all out
South Africa won by 201 runs
South Africa
411/4
Match played at Manuka Oval, Canberra (day/night), on 2015-03-03
Cricket World Cup 2015

As it happened: Proteas thrash Irish

2015-03-03 13:00
Last Updated at 13:38
03 Mar 13:06

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03 Mar 13:04

LOSING SKIPPER QUOTES

"Difficult evening," says William Porterfield.

"They played well. We had an early breakthrough, we wanted more, but once the lads got in they were difficult to get out. You have got to take your chances. It was a very good pitch. The lads tried to squeeze as much as possible. Four down coming out to 10 overs, they bowled very well. All credit to the lower order. Every game is a big game. The one against Zimbabwe is a big one."

03 Mar 13:04

AB'S QUOTES

"There's been a lot of 100s in the last 12 to 18 months and we're very proud of that."

On Amla: "He is incredible, he's our rock."

03 Mar 13:03
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03 Mar 12:58

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03 Mar 12:58

AMLA QUOTES

"Myself and Faf got going, and then I started to play some shots. We had wickets in hand so we could have a go. Thankfully it came off. It was a good wicket and fortunately we got some runs. Always good to post a win. Any hundred is a hundred. Glad to get some runs. Doesn't matter how long it takes. We bowled exceptionally well. Glad that edge stuck under the armpit."

03 Mar 12:57

FROM A READER

Keep up the good work with your live updates and commentary!   I am currently in the office and yet living every moment of the game, we were screaming like we were watching the game live last week Friday in the office as wicket after wicket fell!

Karabo

03 Mar 12:56

FROM A READER

Congratulations  to the Proteas  - love  watching  the  cricket  -  Abbott you a star

Hester

03 Mar 12:56
LEADING FROM THE FRONT
03 Mar 12:56

MAN OF THE MATCH

No points for guessing... HASHIM AMLA for his 159 off 128 balls

03 Mar 12:55

DID YOU KNOW?

Only the second time that a side has registered consecutive 200-run wins

(SA beat the West Indies by 257 runs in their previous match)

03 Mar 12:54

MATCH SUMMARY

Comprehensive win by the Proteas

Ireland represented a potential* banana-skin for the Proteas, especially after their win over the West Indies, but proved no match for a rampant SA side

Led by tons by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis, the Proteas were always in charge of the match after posting 411/4 - the second highest ever Cricket World Cup total.

The Proteas move to 6 points - level with pool-toppers India who enjoy a superior run rate.

Ireland aren't out of quarter-final contention yet, but will need to up their game considerably in their remaining fixtures

03 Mar 12:52

FROM A READER

Why would we be talking about AB instead of talking about Abbott's good day, Ivdon't even think AB failed or anything it was just not his day plus the amount of pressure

Mfundo

03 Mar 12:51

LAST MAN OUT

Was Dockrell who was bowled by Morkel for 25 off 57 balls

03 Mar 12:50

NOPE, STILL ALL OVER

Ireland 210 all out

The Proteas win by a massive 201 runs

03 Mar 12:50

WAIT...

Checking the no ball

It's close...

03 Mar 12:49
ALL OVER!
03 Mar 12:47

FROM A READER

this is sowing team work, not all the batters and bowlers can fire on all cylinders all the time, AB and Imran, your prowess will be needed for another game, for a different kind of opponent.   well done

Nawhal Majiet-Armien

03 Mar 12:47

RUN RATE

Ireland doing their level best to boost their run rate by batting out their overs - so you're stuck me with for a while longer!

03 Mar 12:46

SWATTED FOR FOUR!

Dockrell clobbers Morkel to the deep midwicket fence

03 Mar 12:44

NEW BATSMAN

Andy McBrine is the last man in - and about to face his first ball of the tournament

03 Mar 12:43

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03 Mar 12:40

SCORE UPDATE

Ireland 200/9 after 43 overs

They require 212 runs off 42 balls with 1 wicket remaining

03 Mar 12:40

MORKEL STRIKES!

Morne Morkel has Max Sorensen caught behind for 22 off 19 balls

03 Mar 12:39
WICKET!
03 Mar 12:38

200 UP!

That's the double ton for the Irish

After 42.5 overs

03 Mar 12:38

DID YOU KNOW?

There have been 19 centuries in 23 games at this CWC, the highest proportion at any tournament to date (0.83 per game)

03 Mar 12:35

MORKEL INTO THE ATTACK

With 8 overs to go, Morne Morkel is back into the attack

03 Mar 12:34

TAHIR DONE

Not the best day for Imran Tahir as his finishes his spell

10-1-49-0

He'll have to bowl a lot better should the Proteas wish to lift the title

03 Mar 12:30

8 BOWLERS USED

Only De Kock, Amla and Miller haven't turned their arms over today

But there's still time!

03 Mar 12:26

YAWN

George Dockrell: 38* off 14 balls at a strike rate of 36.84

Hardly an AB de Villiers-type innings!

03 Mar 12:25

BOUNDARY!

The first for 37 balls...

This IS an ODI, Ireland!

03 Mar 12:23

OVER UP

Steyn completes his 8th over

8-0-39-2

03 Mar 12:22

DROPPED!

David Miller puts down a sharp chance at point

Luckily it's unlikely to cost the Proteas...

03 Mar 12:19

12 OVERS TO GO

Or 72 balls...

But will Ireland last that long with only 2 wickets remaining?

Ireland 172/8 after 38 overs

03 Mar 12:18

ABBOTT INTO BOWL

Abbott into bowl - will he get 5?

03 Mar 12:15

AMLA IN 3RD SPOT

Hashim Amla is currently in third spot in the 2015 CWC runs scorers charts.

A single run behind Chris Gayle and 11 behind Kumar Sangakkara

03 Mar 12:14

DE KOCK IN CONVERSATION WITH AMLA

Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla in deep conversation between balls at wicketkeeper and first slip

Here's hoping the Incredible # is offering him some batting tips!

03 Mar 12:13

CAN ABBOTT GET 5?

Kyle Abbott currently has 4-15 in six overs.

Will he get a fifer? I'm betting on it!

03 Mar 12:12

TWO STICKS REMAINING

Ireland need 244 runs off 14 overs to win with two wickets in hand

At a little over 17 per over #nothappening

03 Mar 12:10

MATCH ATTENDANCE:

8 831

 
  • South Africa win by 201 runs. - Hashim Amla is the well deserved Man of the Match. South Africa outplayed Ireland today. The only worry on their mind will still be who that sixth bowler will be. They tried Faf, Rilee, Behardien and AB today.

  • 45

    Wicket: Morkel continues from around the wicket. Four!! Good thinking from Dockrell as he smashes it over mid-on. Wide! down the leg side. Two!! Edged to third man. Well fielded STEYN. He comes back over the wicket and strikes!! WICKET!! as Dockrell is bowled by Morkel.

  • 44

    Abbott replaces Tahir in search of his 5th wicket. We have five slips in place. A good over for Abbott.

  • 43

    Wicket: Morkel continues. We have a short leg in place. It's 200 UP!!! as Dockrell plays to mid-wicket, for a single. WICKET!! It's a shorter delivery and Sorensen takes his eye off the ball and splices it to QDK. McBrine is the last man in.

  • 42

    At this stage South Africa had 299/2. Tahir bowls his final over. Dockrell advances and it's a single into the covers. Four!! Well struck past the bowler!! SIX!! over the bowlers head again. Sorensen is going for GOLD!! Tahir ends on 0/50.

  • 41

    Morne Morkel is back into the attack. It's two dot balls and then a leg side wide. A streaky single again!! AB cannot hit the target. That would have been gone Mr Dockrell!!

  • 40

    Imran Tahir returns to the attack. Four!! Well hit over mid-on by Sorensen. That was the wrong-un. Four!! This time he sends it over cover and Phangiso cannot save it.

  • 39

    Steyn bowls his 8th over. DROPPED!! It was difficult but Miller cannot hold onto it at point!. Dockrell survives. They add a streaky single. It's short and it hits Sorensen on the wrist!! He gets off strike with a single to third man.

  • 38

    Abbott continues. A full toss goes for a single to long off. A decent over by Abbott. as they add two more. Good running!!!

  • 37

    Steyn continues and concentrates on a line outside the off stump. Dockrell edges the fifth delivery for a single to third man.

  • 36

    Power Play: It's the Power Play as Abbott returns and starts with a wide! Wicket!! Rossouw takes his second catch at mid-wicket. It was short and O'Brien skies it and falls two short of his 50!. Max Sorensen is in next.

  • 35

    Dale Steyn is back. O'Brien gets a leading edge and collects two into the covers. He adds one more to third man. He beats Dockrell outside the off stump. Well bowled.

  • 34

    Tahir continues. SIX!! Dockrell gives himself room and plays it well over long off. Another good Tahir over.

  • 33

    AB continues to O'Brien. He pulls to square leg for a single. AB digs in a shorter delivery. It's a last ball single.

  • 32

    Tahir continues. It's a good over from him. It's a maiden!!!

  • 31

    Wicket: ABD comes in to bowl now. He starts with a long hop. WICKET!!!! Mooney cuts, plays it on and is bowled!!! AB gets his fourth ODI wicket!! George Dockrell is the new man in and starts with a single. FOUR!! AB drops it short and is pulled to square leg. They appeal for a stumping but O'Brien is safe!!

  • 30

    Tahir continues. It's 150 up for Ireland. Just four singles off the over. They need 262 to win!!

  • 29

    Four!! O'Brien plays the Faf du Plessis full toss over cover. Good shot!! It's two more down the ground. They add one more. Mooney swings and misses! Good running as they steal two runs to square leg.

  • 28

    Tahir is back as Mooney reverse sweeps and misses. It's a top edge again, as they collect a couple to fine leg. Mooney is trying everything here.

  • 27

    Faf du Plessis continues. Mooney whips it over de Kock's head. Lucky!! Good rotation of the strike as they add five runs off it.

  • 26

    Wicket: Morkel continues. O'Brien starts with a single and then FOUR!! Amla cannot save the boundary at the cover fence. Good shot!! WICKET!!! Balbirnie picks out Rilee Rossouw at mid-wicket and a good innings comes to an end. That's the first for Morkel tonight. John Mooney joins O'Brien.

  • 25

    Faf du Plessis continues. It's two singles and then SIX!! over long on, for O'Brien. Top Shot!!! He adds one more and a good one for Ireland. They need 11.52 per over!

  • 24

    50: Morne Morkel returns. A good start from Morkel as it's three dot balls. Four! Balbirnie advances, edges and it goes to third man for a boundary. Four! Well timed past point and it's FIFTY to Balbirnie. Well played!!!

  • 23

    Faf du Plessis comes into the attack. 100 UP!!! as it's 5 Wides!! Poor from Faf. It's eight runs off a very ordinary over.

  • 22

    Rilee Rossouw continues. It's easy pickings as they collect seven runs off the over. FIFTY PARTNERSHIP!! Well played.

  • 21

    Tahir beats Balbirnie with the first two deliveries outside the off stump. In the end it's four runs off the over.

  • 20

    Interesting bowling change as Rilee Rossouw comes into the attack. Balbirnie starts with a single to long on. They add two more singles. O'Brien advances and collects a couple to long-off.

  • 19

    Tahir continues. Much better from Tahir as he concedes only a single off the fifth delivery.

  • 18

    Behardien continues. A good over for Ireland as they collect five off five and then a last ball four!! Edged to third man.

  • 17

    FOUR!!! Tahir bowls his mandatory full toss and well played by Balbirnie. Good rotation of the strike as they add three more runs.

  • 16

    Farhaan Behardien comes into the attack now. DROPPED!! Behardien cannot hold onto the return catch. Balbirnie survives. Good running and it's four singles in the over. DRINKS!!

  • 15

    Imran Tahir replaces Steyn. They start with two singles. They add a leg bye. Four! It's short and swept to square leg. Good shot.

  • 14

    Morkel continues. O'Brien pulls a fuller delivery to mid-on, for a single. Balbirnie plays to short mid-wicket and it just drops short of AB. Lucky!!

  • 13

    The Steyn remover is back into the attack. He starts short and wide and concedes a single to point. He recovers well and beats O'Brien outside the off stump. It's a streaky single to end the over.

  • 12

    50: Morkel continues to Balbirnie. They run well as he cuts to point and it's FIFTY UP!! They add another single. Good seam movement from Morkel.

  • 11

    Wicket: WICKET!! as Abbott continues. Wilson is given out LBW. A good decision by the umpire. That nipped back and was unplayable. Kev O'Brien is in next.

  • 10

    Morkel continues with his good line. Four! It's short this time and well played to deep mid-wicket, by Balbirnie. He beats him with a beauty outside the off stump.

  • 9

    Wicket: Abbott changes ends. Four!! A good shot by O'Brien as he pulls to square leg.Wicket!!! What a CATCH!!! O'Brien edges to 1st slip but de Kock moves in front of Amla, who manages to hold on to the catch. De Kock looks relieved. Gary Wilson is in next.

  • 8

    Morne Morkel replaces Abbott. Morkel concentrates on an off stump line. Balbirnie is beaten by bounce on two occasions. He survives as he just clears Behardien at square leg. That was close!!! A single ends the over.

  • 7

    Steyn continues with two slips in place. It's too straight and it's a single to fine leg. Balbirnie edges and Tahir fields at third man. O'Brien adds two more as it's short and well played to mid-wicket. Four!! shot!! What a cover drive!!!! It's short again as O'Brien hooks and it falls safe. They steal two as Tahir fumbles. The last ball is also short and O'Brien ducks under it.

  • 6

    Abbott continues to O'Brien. Good bowling from Abbott as he targets the wickets here. They back it up with some good fielding. Balbirnie swings and misses at one outside the off stump.

  • 5

    Wicket: Niall O'Brien joins Joyce as Steyn continues. He targets Joyce with a short delivery to start. Wicket!!! No feet movement from Joyce as he edges one to Amla in the slips. Good bowling Dalo!! Andrew Balbirnie is the new man in. Four!! ro square leg, as Steyn drifts down leg.

  • 4

    Wicket: Abbott almost has his man, as Porterfield swings at one outside the off stump. Four to fine leg! He swings and just misses the man at leg gully.That was a good effort by Steyn. WICKET!! Porterfield is caught by Faf at short mid-wicket. That was a good low catch off a fuller delivery..

  • 3

    Wicket: Steyn continues. Four!! Well timed by Sterling into the covers. That was a fine shot! Four more!! into the covers. That was a tad fuller. Sterling takes a single to third man. Porterfield cuts to third man for one more. There's a huge shout for a caught behind. The umpire says not out!! and it is reviewed. WICKET!!! Paul Sterling departs as the Steyn remover strikes!! Ed Joyce walks in next.

  • 2

    Kyle Abbott takes the new ball from the other end. Porterfield adds two more past point. A huge LBW shout is turned down. There may have been an inside edge. A swing and a miss ends the over.

  • 1

    Dale Steyn in his 100th ODI, opens the bowling to William Porterfield and Paul Stirling. He starts with two slips in place. FOUR!! Great stroke from Porterfield into the covers. He cuts to third man for one more.

  • South Africa 411/4 after 50 overs. - South Africa just scored the second highest score ever at the World Cup, despite a slow start. Once again the foundation was laid at the top with a record 2nd wicket stand between du Plessis and Amla. They scored 400+ two games in a row now and this may well be too much for Ireland.

  • 50

    400: Kevin O'Brien bowls the final over to Miller. They need 13 for 400. Six! It's a great catch in the crowd at mid-wicket!. WOW!! Miller adds three more with a edge to fine leg. SIX!! by Rossouw over deep mid-wicket to bring up 400!! South Africa is the first team ever to score back to back 400+ scores at a World Cup. It's 24 off the final over.

  • 49

    Sorensen bowls the penultimate over. Four! Miller miss-hits to deep mid-wicket. Four! That was off the sweet spot and races to the cover fence. They add a bye as Miller miss-hits again. Rossouw attempts the reverse sweep but it's another miss-hit. Four! Rossouw plays it to extra-cover and it's also a no ball for height. They run well and it's a couple to end the over. FIFTY FOR ROSSOUW!! off 27 balls.

  • 48

    Andy McBrine with 2/52 is back into the attack. A single to start and then SIX!! Rossouw launches over long on. Four! It's a bottom edge that just reaches the boundary.

  • 47

    Max Sorensen is back. He has been ordinary today. They start with two easy singles, yet again. SIX! for Rossouw. That was dropped in the crowd at deep mid-wicket. They steal another run as Rossouw slips. Miller edges to short third man, for one more. A good finish by Sorensen.

  • 46

    Stirling continues as they take a first ball single. Miller is given out LBW. He reviews the decision. It's NOT OUT!! Miller is saved by a bottom edge!! A good over and only three off it. 350 UP!!!

  • 45

    Kevin O'Brien with 1/60 is back into the attack. They start with two easy singles. Four! It's short and Rossouw pulls to fine leg. O'Brien fields well off his own bowling and almost gets a run-out. Rossouw could have been gone. Four! thumped into the leg side as it travels to mid-wicket.

  • 44

    Stirling is back into the attack. Four! Rossouw pulls it to fine leg for a boundary to start the over. Good running as they manage thirteen in the over. Too easy.

  • 43

    John Mooney returns to the attack. They start with three runs off the first two deliveries. Good running. Miller adds two more to mid-wicket. They add three more as they rotate the strike. It's a last ball no ball. NO!!! SIX!! Miller pulls the free-hit over mid-wicket. Shot!!

  • 42

    Wicket: Andy McBrine is back. WICKET!! Amla skies it to Ed Joyce at long-off, who takes the catch this time round. Hash departs for 159. It's Miller time!! as David joins AB. Good running as AB collects a couple to square leg. 300 UP!! WICKET!! AB departs for 24 off 9 deliveries. The reverse sweep and Innovation cost him his wicket there. Rilee Rossouw is the new man in. Four! Miller ends the over with a well timed shot to square leg.

  • 41

    SA scored 69/1 in the power play. That's less than the previous game. 150 UP!! for Hashim Amla. Four! Short wide and pulled to fine leg, to bring up the highest ODI score for Amla. Four more!! Well timed, past point. Amla takes a single and AB is on strike. SIX! Smashed over extra-cover!

  • 40

    George Dockrell returns. Four!! off the first ball. AB advances and plays it well over extra-cover. Six! Pulled over square leg. Good running as he plays the next into the covers, for two more. AB gives himself room and takes one more. That was a miss-hit! Four! A high full toss is smashed over mid-on. Poor bowling! Amla survives and he miss-hits the last ball for a single.

  • 39

    Wicket: O'Brien continues. Three!! Faf flicks over the keepers head yet again. Amla pushes it into the covers for one more. WICKET!!! Faf is bowled. A good ball in the block hole. Ireland needed that. Oh Dear! Just what Ireland want to see when South Africa is already 259/2. Yes, it's AB!! and he starts with a single. A knock-on in the covers gives them another couple..

  • 38

    John Mooney, the best bowler so far, is back. We have the feeling that the onslaught is imminent! Amla swings and misses at the first delivery. The keeper is up at the stumps..Amla collects two tuns, down to long-off. Four! He helps the next delivery over to square leg. Four! The high full toss is well played to the cover fence. It's also a no ball! Six!! It's hard and flat over square leg. Four! Amla carves it over third man. Six! Amla sends it over extra-cover. A good over for RSA! Carnage!! 250 up!!

  • 37

    Kevin O'Brien comes back into the attack. They start with a single as Joyce fields well at the cover fence. Four! Well cut over point by Amla! SHOT!! Good running as they steal two. It was close but safe. Four! Faf flicks over the keepers head, Risky but effective. Drinks!!

  • 36

    The power play is taken. It's the 200 partnership between Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla. ONE HUNDRED UP FOR FAF also!! A good over for SA! That is ODI hundred no 4 for Francois du Plessis.

  • 35

    Paul Stirling continues with his 8th over. It's three singles to start the over. We almost have a run-out as the batsman can't seem to decide if there's a run or not!! They then add two more singles and FAF will be on strike to start the next over.

  • 34

    George Dockrell comes back into the attack. The easy singles continues to come South Africa's way. It's four off this over. A good one for the Irish in the end.

  • 33

    100: An easy single puts Amla on strike. 100 FOR AMLA!! as he pushes it to long-off. It's his 20th ODI hundred!! Well played! Faf ends the over with a four! to move to 93. It's 200 UP!

  • 32

    McBrine continues to Amla on 97. He punches one into the covers for a single. Faf nudges the next to square leg. Amla moves to 99 with a flick off the pads, to square leg. A single ends the over.

  • 31

    Stirling continues. Four! This is now a new RECORD second wicket partnership for South Africa at the World Cup. It's worth 178.

  • 30

    McBrine is back into the attack. The South Africans are in cruise control now. It's five singles off the over.

  • 29

    Paul Stirling is back into the attack. Good fielding to prevent a boundary by Kevin O'Brien. They need more of that! It's only four off the over.

  • 28

    Dockrell continues. It's a good over from him as he concedes three. This partnership is now worth 160!

  • 27

    McBrine continues. It's good rotation of the strike again. They seem to be doing exactly what they want, South Africa. Ireland need a wicket.

  • 26

    Dockrell is back into the attack. A good over from him as he concedes just three. GREAT under these circumstances.

  • 25

    Four! It's short and Faf pulls McBrine to fine leg. Good running as they take a single into the covers. It's 8 off the over and too easy now.

  • 24

    SIX!! Shot!! Amla powers Sorensen over his head. Is this the turning point? SIX more!! this time over extra-cover. Four! It's short and wide, as Amla cuts past point. Poor from Sorensen. Amla takes another quick single. SIX!! Faf comes to the party to bring up 150!!! Faf retains the strike with a single.

  • 23

    Andy McBrine continues. He has really looked good over the last few overs. It's four runs off the over. They are just ticking things over here, South Africa.

  • 22

    Max Sorensen comes back into the attack. Four! Amla powers the third delivery to long-off. That just missed the fielder. He takes one more into the covers. Faf gives himself room and adds another to square leg.

  • 21

    Andy McBrine continues to Amla, who takes a second ball single. Faf adds another to mid-wicket. It's three off the over and they are flying through these overs.

  • 20

    Paul Stirling is back into the attack and drops it short again. Four!! Faf pulls that over mid-wicket to bring up the 100 Partnership!! It's also the 15th ODI FIFTY to FAF!!

  • 19

    Andy McBrine continues as South Africa takes the easy singles.. It's too short from Ireland now.They need to bowl well now.

  • 18

    100: Amla starts with a single. Four! FAF pulls Docrell to mid-wicket, for four!!. Shot! It's 100 up!! Good fielding as Amla cuts, and they stop a boundary.

  • 17

    50: It's a 29th FIFTY FOR AMLA!! as Andy McBrine comes into the attack. It's too easy for the South Africans now as they take nine runs off it.

  • 16

    Amla collects a single to long-on. Poor bowling from Dockrell. A long hop is pulled by Faf to mid-wicket, for four! The rotation of the strike continues as they seven off it. Drinks!!

  • 15

    Amla moves to 44 as he cuts Stirling past point, for four! He takes one more to long-off. Good running as they steal another to square leg. They are rotating the strike well now.

  • 14

    They start the next Dockrell over with a couple of runs. Sloppy fielding. That should not have been a run. It's a good period for Ireland here.

  • 13

    Stirling continues. Faf starts with a single. Amla cut's the next past point for a couple more. A single ends the over as Amla retains the strike.

  • 12

    A good over by Dockrell. They only manage two singles.

  • 11

    50: Paul Stirling is the new bowler with his off-spin. They start with three singles. Faf edges past the slip and the keeper, to third man, for Four! That should have been taken!! It's the FIFTY partnership!

  • 10

    George Dockrell comes into the attack. Four! It's short and wide as Faf beats the man at point. It' six off the over.

  • 9

    50: It's 50 up for South Africa as Mooney continues. Faf starts with a couple on the on side. A single ends the over.

  • 8

    O'Brien continues. Four! Amla drives past the bowler. Shot!! He clips the next to fine leg for a single. Faf tucks it to third man for one more. Four! Too full and it finds the cover fence.

  • 7

    John Mooney continues. Amla pulls to fine leg for a single. Wide!! outside the off stump. Another good Mooney over.

  • 6

    Kevin O'Brien replaces Sorensen. DROPPED!! Amla is put down by Ed Joyce at short mid-wicket! That may be costly!! They add two singles to third man. Four! Too wide and it's cut past point, by Amla. Four! That sounded really good and it's played to the cover fence! An Amla single ends the over.

  • 5

    Mooney continues. Faf clips it off his legs for a couple.Good fielding on the fence at square leg. He adds one more to fine leg. A single ends the over as Amla retains the strike.

  • 4

    Sorensen starts with another wide! Amla cuts past point for a single. It's a off stump wide next, followed by one down leg. Four! Faf opens his account with a classic cover drive. One slip comes out now. They add a single.

  • 3

    Wicket: Mooney continues to de Kock. Ireland appeals for a caught behind. The decision is turned down and they review it. WICKET!! That's an edge!! A good review as de Kock leaves for 1. Faf du Plessis walks in next. It's a wicket maiden!!

  • 2

    Max Sorensen takes the new ball from the other end. He starts with a leg side wide! De Kock tucks the next off his legs to fine leg. It's another wide! FOUR!! Shot! Amla times it well past the bowler.Wide! again. Four! Porterfield cannot get his hands to it at point!

  • 1

    John Mooney opens the bowling to Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock. He starts with two slips in place. He starts well with a maiden!!

  • Stats: Dale Steyn becomes only the 19th South African to play his 100th ODI!!!

  • Team South Africa - Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock(w/k), Faf du Plessis, Rilee Rossouw, AB de Villiers(captain), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Dale Steyn, Kyle Abbott, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir

  • Team Ireland - William Porterfield(captain), Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce, Niall O'Brien, Andrew Balbirnie, Gary Wilson(w/k), Kevin O'Brien, John Mooney, Max Sorensen, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine

  • Cloudy: and have opted to bat first.

  • Greetings from Canberra - Welcome to the 24th Match of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup between South Africa and Ireland. Please join us for the Toss shortly.

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Match Info
  • 210/all out
    411/4
    TBC
    South Africa, who chose to bat
    Steve Davis, Ranmore Martinesz
    Ian Gould
    Roshan Mahanama
  • Batting
    • R
    • B
    • 4s
    • 6s
    Hashim Amla
    c Joyce b McBrine
    Quinton de Kock
    c Wilson b Mooney
    Faf du Plessis
    b KJ O'Brien
    AB de Villiers
    c NJ O'Brien b McBrine
    David Miller
    not out
    Rilee Rossouw
    not out
    Farhaan Behardien
    Dale Steyn
    Kyle Abbott
    Morne Morkel
    Imran Tahir
    • 159
    • 128
    • 16
    • 4
    • 1
    • 4
    • 0
    • 0
    • 109
    • 109
    • 10
    • 1
    • 24
    • 9
    • 1
    • 2
    • 46
    • 23
    • 4
    • 2
    • 61
    • 30
    • 6
    • 3
    Extras
    (b 1, w 7, nb 3)
    11
    TOTAL
    (4 wickets; 50 overs)
    411
  • Bowling
    • O
    • M
    • R
    • W
    John Mooney
    Max Sorensen
    Kevin O'Brien
    George Dockrell
    Paul Stirling
    Andy McBrine
    • 7
    • 2
    • 52
    • 1
    • 6
    • 0
    • 76
    • 0
    • 7
    • 0
    • 95
    • 1
    • 10
    • 0
    • 56
    • 0
    • 10
    • 0
    • 68
    • 0
    • 10
    • 0
    • 63
    • 2
  • Fall of Wickets
    • Fall of wickets: 1-12 (de Kock
    • 2.3 ov)
    • 2-259 (du Plessis
    • 38.4 ov)
    • 3-299 (Amla
    • 41.1 ov)
    • 4-301 (de Villiers
    • 41.3 ov)

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