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WI v SA, 5th ODI, Match Report
Matches - Reports Monday, 27 September 2010 16:09
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5th ODI: West Indies v South Africa (Winner: SA)

WI 252/6 (S Chanderpaul 67, N Deonarine 53, L Tsotsobe 2/31) lost to SA 255/9 (J Kallis 57, JP Duminy 51, C Gayle 2/38, K Pollard 2/42) by 1 wicket with 2 balls remaining.

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match: J Kallis Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad (3 June,2010)

In the 5th match West Indies’ innings was typical stop-start innings with almost every batsman getting a start and throwing it away. Only Chanderpaul and Deonarine showed some mettle with gritty fifties as West Indies struggled to meet last match’s exploits and scored 252 runs for a COW of 51%. The total was not huge but there was little something in the pitch for the bowlers. South Africa’s story was similar, however Amla, Kallis and Duminy scored fifties to ensure that COW never got too low. However a late fight back by West Indies bowlers saw the match go down to the wire with South Africans scampering through in the last over to win the match by 1 wicket and the series 5-0.

  First Inns (West Indies)  
arrow 10 Overs: WI 44/1 SA 54% West Indies started slow with
      only 44 runs in the first 10 overs for the loss of Dale Richards. West Indies chances decreased by 3% during this period.
arrow 24 Overs: WI 95/2 SA 59% West Indies failed to accelerate
      as their run-rate dropped below 4 at the halfway mark. West Indies chances decreased by 5% during this period.
arrow 39 Overs: WI 153/4 SA 65% The West Indies innings was
      meandering along at this point again below 4 per over. West Indies chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 50 Overs: WI 252/6 WI 51% West Indies blitzed at 9 an over
      during the death to finish above 250. West Indies chances increased by 16% during this period.
  Second Inns (South Africa: Target 253)  
arrow 13 Overs: SA 68/1 WI 52% The South African innings had
      a decent enough start going along with the run-rate but losing a wicket. South Africa’s chances decreased by 1% during this period.
arrow 32 Overs: SA 168/3 SA 57% South Africa were going along
      with the run-rate and crucially they had 7 wickets in hand. South Africa’s chances increased by 9% during this period.
arrow 43 Overs: SA 210/5 SA 51% South Africa’s position became
      slightly precarious as they lost 2 more wickets and the run-rate increased to 6. South Africa’s chances decreased by 6% during this period.
arrow 49.4 Overs: SA 255/9 SA 100% South Africa nearly choked twice
      as they lost a flurry of wickets with the target nearing, finally winning with 2 balls remaining with the runs coming from the No.11 batsman. South Africa won by 1 wicket.

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