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WI v SA, 4th ODI, Match Report
Matches - Reports Friday, 24 September 2010 18:40
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4th ODI: West Indies v South Africa (Winner: SA)

WI 303/6 (S Chanderpaul 66, D Richards 59, L Tsotsobe 2/48, C Langeveldt 2/59) lost to SA 304/3 (H Amla 129, AB de Villiers 57*, J Kallis 51*, D Bravo 1/41) by 7 wickets.

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match: H Amla Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica (30 May,2010)

West Indies tried to change the script by batting first and got off to a good start too with Richards and Chanderpaul scoring fifties. By the time they were separated the score was 115/2 in 23rd over and the COW was at 50%. Then Bravo brothers and Pollard combined push the score with big hitting as West Indies ended their 50 overs with 303 runs and a COW of 59%. South Africa were up for the chase with Amla once again they lynchpin as he partnered Smith, Kallis and AB in succession while scoring another century to take the score to 224/3 in 38th over and raised the COW to 65%. AB and Duminy batted sensibly to take the team home off the last ball for a 4-0 lead.

  First Inns (West Indies)  
arrow 9 Overs: WI 60/0 WI 54% Chris Gayle and Dale Richards
      provided their team with an excellent start, getting his team off the block with style. West Indies chances increased by 5% during this period.
arrow 22 Overs: WI 112/1 WI 51% West Indies slowed down after
      their start, losing the wicket of Gayle did not help. West Indies chances decreased by 3% during this period.
arrow 37 Overs: WI 187/2 SA 51% West Indies let the advantage slip
      from their grasp as the run-rate slipped too. West Indies chances decreased by 2% during this period.
arrow 50 Overs: WI 303/6 WI 59% West Indies accelerated during
      the death overs, due to which they were able to cross 300. West Indies chances increased by 10% during this period.
  Second Inns (South Africa: Target 304)  
arrow 9 Overs: SA 55/0 WI 58% South Africa had a start that
      was very similar to that of West Indies, an aggressive opening partnership. South Africa’s chances increased by 1% during this period.
arrow 29 Overs: SA 175/1 SA 62% South Africa were cruising at this
      stage with 2 well settled batsmen at the crease, wickets in hand and a manageable run-rate. South Africa’s chances increased by 20% during this period.
arrow 40 Overs: SA 235/3 SA 63% South Africa were going good
      at this stage, they lost 2 more wickets but that did not seem to matter much. South Africa’s chances increased by 1% during this period.
arrow 50 Overs: SA 304/3 SA 100% South Africa nearly made a hash
      of what should have been a comfortable chase. South Africa win off the last ball with 7 wickets in hand.

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