Sunday, November 22, 2009

England vs South Africa 2nd ODI

The second match of the England South Africa ODI series held today at SuperSport Park, Centurion. The visitors England won the toss and invited the home side South Africa to bat first.

South Africa's Squad: Amla, Smith, de Villers, Duminy, Petersen, McLaren, Morkel, Boucher, Van der Merwe, Steyn and Langeveldt.

England's Squad: Trott, Strauss, Pietersen, Collingwood, Morgan, Prior, Wright, Bresnan, Rashid, Mahmood and Anderson.

South Africa scored 250 runs in 50 over by lossing 9 wickets. For South Africa Amla scored 57 off 72 balls, Duminy scored 41 off 47 balls, Petersen scored 64 off 65 balls and Boucher scored 30* off 37 balls. And for England Anderson took 3 wickets for 60 runs in 10 overs, Bresnan took 2 wickets for 46 runs in 10 overs, Collingwood grabbed 2 wickets for 24 runs from 6 overs and Mahmood and Wright each took 1 wicket.

With traget of 251 England entered the field and scored 252 from 46 overs and won the 2nd ODI by 7 wickets.

For England, Collingwood's and Trott leaded their team for victory with 162 runs partnership. Collingwood made his 5th ODI century, he scored 105 off 110 balls with 7-4's and 2-6's , Trott made 87 runs off 119 balls with 8-4's, Morgan made 27 off 18 balls with 4-4's and 1-6's. And for South Africa Langeveldt took 2 wickets and Morkel 1 wicket.

Collingwood was named as man of the match for his brilliant 105 and getting 2 wickets.

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