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WI v SA, 1st ODI, Match Report
Matches - Reports Thursday, 16 September 2010 19:28
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1st ODI: West Indies v South Africa (Winner: SA)

SA 280/7 (H Amla 102, AB de Villiers 102, D Bravo 40/3, R Rampaul 46/2) beat WI 215 (C Gayle 45, R Sarwan 38, M Morkel 40/3, R McLaren 37/2) by 66 runs(D/L Method).

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match: H Amla Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua (22 May,2010)

South Africa got off to a good start before losing 2 quick wickets. After that it was Amla and AB show a they both hit centuries and put together a partnership that took the score to 186 in 33 overs and raised the COW to 64%. But some tight bowling towards the end helped West Indies restrict South Africa to 280 in the allocated 48 overs with a COW of 60%.In the West Indies’ innings apart from Gayle and Pollard no one crossed 40 and with no half centuries the Coach would have definitely been worried. Windies were never really in the race as their COW went under 30% in 27th over and they were eventually bowled out for 215.

  First Inns (SA) - 48 Overs Maximum  
arrow 10 Overs: SA 62/2 SA 53% South Africa started aggressively with
      some lusty blows from Graeme Smith, but the wickets of Smith and Kallis proved a downer. South Africa’s chances increased by 3% during this period.
arrow 26 Overs: SA 139/2 SA 58% South Africa started to consolidate
      during this period at the same time keeping the run-rate on track. South Africa’s chances increased by 5% during this period.
arrow 36 Overs: SA 213/3 SA 64% The loss of Hashim Amla did not affect
      the scoring as AB de Villiers powered on to his 3rd consecutive century. South Africa’s chances increased by 6% during this period.
arrow 48 Overs: SA 280/7 SA 60% South Africa finally achieved a
      commendable total, however considering their position they should have got more. South Africa’s chances decreased by 4% during this period.
  Second Inns (WI: Target 281) - 48 Overs Maximum  
arrow 12 Overs: WI 68/2 SA 64% Chris Gayle gave the impetus to the
      West Indies start but the wicket of Fletcher and Bravo soured the moment. West Indies’s chances decreased by 4% during this period.
arrow 22 Overs: WI 108/3 SA 65% West Indies lost the crucial wicket of
      Gayle during this period, causing the innings to slow down. West Indies chances dropped by 1% during this period.
arrow 32 Overs: WI 149/5 SA 76% The West Indies innings derailed
      off without any direction during this period. Their Chances decreased by 11% during this period.
arrow 44.1 Overs: WI 215/10 SA 100% West Indies ended their suffering
      quickly and finished their innings meekly. South Africa won by 66 runs.

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