We're back go again - Pollock bowls to Virender Sehwag
5.1 Pollock to Sehwag, three runs, stomach ball, none of the fielders can gather it
5.2 Pollock to Sehwag, one run, keeper can't get to that one quickly enough
5.3 Pollock to Sehwag, FOUR, on leg stump, cracker of a shot goes all the way to the boundary
5.4 Pollock to Sehwag, one run, good delivery that, just controlled down the gully by Sehwag, well done
5.5 Pollock to Sehwag, two runs, through leg side and nobody can pick it up, luckily it stops in the sand
5.6 Pollock to Sehwag, three runs, lifts it up and up, Kallis can't get under it properly, it runs away
And that's fifty in 25 balls for Sehwag, congratulations
5.7 Pollock to Sehwag, three runs, nice drive to mid-on, 100 for India
5.8 Pollock to Sehwag, OUT, good delivery there, tries to push it down gully but Boucher is there, bails off, Sehwag can't quite reach for the run and that's the end of the specialist batsmen for India
India 101/3, Stand of 53
V Sehwag run out (Boucher) 53 (27b, 3x4, 0x6)
SM Pollock 24-51-0
And it's Harbhajan to save the Indian innings against a hungry Ntini
6.1 Ntini to Harbhajan, one run, swept over mid-on fielder
6.2 Ntini to Harbhajan, one run, full toss, guided through leg side
6.3 Ntini to Harbhajan, one run, shorter this time, whacked uppishly back to the bowler, Ntini fumbles it
6.4 Ntini to Harbhajan, one run, pulled to mid-off
6.5 Ntini to Harbhajan, one run, pulled to mid-off again
6.6 Ntini to Harbhajan, OUT, good line, a bit outside the off, tries to drive but gets it way too high, Gibbs runs and runs and runs to square leg and grabs the ball, well fielded!
India 106/4, Stand of 5
Harbhajan Singh c Gibbs b Ntini 5 (6b, 0x4, 0x6)
M Ntini 30-55-3
Zaheer comes on
6.7 Ntini to Zaheer, OUT, all over! short ball for once, Zaheer charges down the pitch but gets a thick edge and Boucher is there immediately, bails off again, that's a golden duck! hats off to Boucher and South Africa for a fantastic bowling and fielding performance!
India 106/5, Stand of 0
Zaheer Khan st Boucher b Ntini 0 (1b, 0x4, 0x6)
M Ntini 31-55-4
We now take an early lunch here at Majorca - we'll be back soon
Welcome back - players are in the middle - it's Gibbs facing the golden duck man
SA need 107 off 80 balls
0.1 Zaheer to Gibbs, one run, lifts it to the mid-on fielder, can't gather it, lucky escape there!
0.2 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, nicely hit leg-byes there to square leg
0.3 Zaheer to Gibbs, FOUR, short ball on the leg stump, Gibbs isn't the one to be asked twice, whacks it past the square leg fielder! excellent stuff!
0.4 Zaheer to Gibbs, one run, gets a thick edge and is lucky again
0.5 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, beautiful hook that is short and lands on mid-off, nobody gathers it and it's three
0.6 Zaheer to Gibbs, two runs, right through mid-on
0.7 Zaheer to Gibbs, one run, yorker, Gibbs gets a thin edge but Dravid can't grab it cleanly.
0.8 Zaheer to Gibbs, two runs, on the middle, he smashed it out to long-on
South Africa 17/0 (HH Gibbs 17*, 8b, 1x4, RRR: 90/9 = 10.00)
Stand of 17
Zaheer Khan 8-17-0 - Palm Side End
1.1 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, edged again! keeper can't grab it, runs through, stops in the sand, must be embarrassing for Dravid
1.2 Harbhajan to Gibbs, one run, low ball, stays low, Gibbs can't connect cleanly, still gets the run though
1.3 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, safely to long on
1.4 Harbhajan to Gibbs, one run, controlled down gully, no worries
1.5 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, short ball, can't get a proper drive, goes through leg side
1.6 Harbhajan to Gibbs, three runs, on his legs again and out to square leg
1.7 Harbhajan to Gibbs, one run, edged yet again! Dravid's not having a good day at the moment
1.8 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, pulls it nicely to mid-on, the second run is safe too
South Africa 31/0 (HH Gibbs 31*, 16b, 1x4, RRR: 76/8 = 9.50)
Stand of 31
Harbhajan Singh 8-14-0 - Ian Botham End
2.1 Zaheer to Gibbs, FOUR, normal service resumed! ball is too wide outside leg, Gibbs says thank you very much and smashes it to the square leg boundary
2.2 Zaheer to Gibbs, two runs, edged again! ball is edged through to the keeper, but Dravid still can't grab it
2.3 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, well pulled to mid-off there
2.4 Zaheer to Gibbs, one run, surprisingly he gets an edge and the keeper can't get it
2.5 Zaheer to Gibbs, one run, and an edge again
2.6 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, ball hit to mid-on, there is Tendulkar and only has to grab it, ball runs through his legs, stops in the sand before the boundary
2.7 Zaheer to Gibbs, one run, continues to edge it
2.8 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, drives it to long on, nobody there to catch it, he's safe
South Africa 49/0 (HH Gibbs 49*, 24b, 2x4, RRR: 58/7 = 8.29)
Stand of 49
Zaheer Khan 16-35-0 - Palm Side End
3.1 Harbhajan to Gibbs, three runs, ball hits pads, flicks his legs to nobody at square leg
That's fifty plus two for Gibbs in 25 balls - remember Sehwag!
3.2 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, right through to mid on, perfect hit, Sehwag is there and stops the ball
3.3 Harbhajan to Gibbs, three runs, very well delvered, but Gibbs is up to the task and thrashes the ball to mid-off
3.4 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, well stopped at long off by Tendulkar
3.5 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, through mid on again, well timed and well struck
3.6 Harbhajan to Gibbs, three runs, yorker, but Gibbs is up to the task and drives it past mid on, excellent!
3.7 Harbhajan to Gibbs, one run, oh no! he hasn't forgotten how to edge the ball quite yet!
3.8 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, Zaheer at second slip isn't aware, ball whistles past him and downfield, luckily he catches up with it before the rope
South Africa 67/0 (HH Gibbs 67*, 32b, 2x4, RRR: 40/6 = 6.67)
Stand of 67
Harbhajan Singh 16-32-0 - Ian Botham End
4.1 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, short ball, Gibbs thanks him by driving it to mid on
4.2 Zaheer to Gibbs, two runs, Harbhajan is slip and can't catch it! oh dear! goes on to run twice
4.3 Zaheer to Gibbs, FOUR, Tendulkar is at mid-off and only has to grab it, it goes just wide of him and out, is that the final nail in the Indian coffin?
4.4 Zaheer to Gibbs, FOUR, and again! Tendulkar can't field right now, what's on his mind? A possible loss perhaps?
4.5 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, hard past the keeper, no chance there
4.6 Zaheer to Gibbs, SIX, shot! perfect hook shot, out of the book, short step backwards before smacking it out, surely there's no chance now
4.7 Zaheer to Gibbs, three runs, drives it over the fielders at mid on and out
4.8 Zaheer to Gibbs, two runs, to mid on, nobody there, gets a free run
South Africa 94/0 (HH Gibbs 94*, 40b, 4x4, 1x6, RRR: 13/5 = 2.60)
Stand of 94
Zaheer Khan 24-62-0 - Palm Side End
Match state: Drinks
5.1 Harbhajan to Gibbs, FOUR, shot! full toss, bit of a poor ball that, drives it hard and strong past mid on, no chance for the fielders, seeya India!
5.2 Harbhajan to Gibbs, FOUR, and again! bit short this time, charges forward, gets it to point and onward, that's the century for Herschell Gibbs!
Last fifty came from 17 balls!
5.3 Harbhajan to Gibbs, FOUR, yet again! fantastic drive past square leg, Zaheer doesn't stand a chance to field that one, one run needed from 37 balls
5.4 Harbhajan to Gibbs, two runs, wrapped up! drives it past bowler, takes an extra run of honour on the wicket for fun, the South African players storm out of the pavilion and celebrate the five-wicket win and final spot in this inaugural Beach World Cup
Man of the Match: HH Gibbs (SA) 108*, 1 catch
R B 4 6
SR Tendulkar*............c & b Ntini......46 19 3 0
R Dravid+.......c Pollock....b Ntini.......2 2 0 0
V Sehwag........run out (Boucher).........53 27 3 0
Harbhajan Singh.c Gibbs......b Ntini.......5 6 0 0
Zaheer Khan.....st Boucher...b Ntini.......0 1 0 0
Total (all out, 55 balls)................106
DNB: Zaheer Khan
Bowling: Ntini 31-55-4, Pollock 24-51-0.
South Africa innings (target: 107 from 80 balls):
HH Gibbs.................not out.........108 44 7 1
Total (for no wicket, 44 balls)..........108
DNB: MV Boucher+, J Kallis, SM Pollock*, M Ntini.
Bowling: Zaheer 24-62-0, Harbhajan 20-46-0.
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That's all from Majorca - we hope to see you again tomorrow for the live coverage of the second semi-final between England and Pakistan