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IND v SA, 5th ODI, Match Report
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Matches - Reports Thursday, 27 January 2011 21:55
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5th ODI: India v South Africa (Winner: SA)

SA 250/9 (H Amla 116*, M van Wyk 56, M Patel 3/50, Z Khan 2/47) beat IND 234 (Y Pathan 105, P Patel 38, M Morkel 4/52, D Steyn 2/32) by 33 runs (D/L method).

  Man of the Match : H Amla  Match Scorecard  
Man of the Series : M Morkel SuperSport Park, Centurion (23 Jan,2011)

With the series tied at 2-2 India decided to bowl first. Despite Smith falling to Zak again, Amla and Van Wyk built a solid partnership with fifties before 2 quick wickets saw them reach 132/3 after 27 with COW of 54%. The Amla continued in JP’s company and scored another century before rain interruption. With match reduced to 46 overs SA lost wickets in heap and ended at 250/9 in 46 but with D/L bumping their score to 267 their COW went up to 63%. India started badly and barring Parthiv no one stuck around even for a while as theu slumped to 98/7 and then to 119/8 after 23 with COW of just 8%. But Yusuf Pathan refused to give up and put together 100 runs with Zaheer Khan including 21 off a Tsotsobe over that saw him reach his century to take India to 219 before he fell. After that it was too must to expect of the 10 wicket pair as India was all out for 234 in 41st over to lose the match and the series.

  First Inns (South Africa) - 50 Overs Maximum  
arrow 12 Overs: SA 65/1 SA 54% South Africa’s start was fairly brisk
      and led to the loss of only one wicket .South Africa’s chances increased by 3% during this period.
arrow 24 Overs: SA 122/2 SA 56% South Africa continued in the same
      fashion and undoubtedly helped them.South Africa’s chances increased by 2% during this period.
arrow 35 Overs: SA 179/3 SA 59% By now South Africa had a very good
      platform from which they have pushed for a big total .South Africa’s chances increased by 3% during this period.
arrow 46 Overs: SA 250/9 SA 63% Rain and a flurry of wickets in the end
      did not block South Africa from a fairly big total (even bigger with D/L) .South Africa’s chances increased by 4% during this period.
  Second Inns (India: Target 268) - 46 Overs Maximum  
arrow 12 Overs: IND 60/5 SA 75% India’s top order crumbled and the
      situation could have been worse had Parthiv Patel not played a few shots. India’s chances decreased by 12% during this period.
arrow 23 Overs: IND 119/8 SA 92% By this time, only the most demented
      India fans were hoping for an India victory while the batsmen were perfecting the walk back to the pavillion. India’s chances decreased by 17% during this period.
arrow 35 Overs: IND 218/8 SA 74% Yusuf Pathan, 100 of 68, sometimes
      only a few words are required. India’s chances increased by 18% during this period.
arrow 40.2 Overs: India 234 SA 100% After Pathan went, there was not
      much the Munaf Patel and Zaheer Khan could do. South Africa won by 33 runs (D/L method).

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