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Graeme Smith 141 - South Africa vs England 8th Match ICC CT 2009 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Graeme Smith 141 - South Africa vs England 8th Match ICC CT 2009


Watch the highlights of Graeme Smith 141 - South Africa vs England 8th Match ICC CT 2009 - ICC Champions Trophy tournament of the Group B 8th ODI match played between England and South Africa at Centurion in 27th September 2009.

Graeme Smith 141 - South Africa vs England 8th Match ICC CT 2009 Highlights
Stuart Broad gets the prized wicket of Graeme Smith © Associated Press
Impressive knocks from Owais Shah, Paul Collingwood, Eoin Morgan sets up to England narrow 22-run victory over South Africa, despite a fighting knock from Graeme Smith's 141 and enter into the semi-finals in the high-scoring game of the Champions Trophy Group B match.

* Host South Africa out of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament.

* England's 323 was their ninth highest score in One-day international, it is their highest total against South Africa in ODIs and the second highest-score in Champions Trophy.

* Graeme Smith's 141 was the ninth highest score for South Africa in One-day international, it is the highest score by an South Africa batsman against England in ODIs and the joint third highest-scorer in Champions Trophy, jointly with Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar.

* 163 : Owais Shah and Paul Collingwood set up the fifth highest third-wicket partnership for England in One-day international, it is England's best third-wicket stand against South Africa in ODIs and the joint second highest third-wicket stand in Champions Trophy, jointly between New Zealand's Nathan Astle and Scot Styris against USA at The Oval in 2004.

England scored massive total of 323-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Owais Shah 98 - who fell two-run short of his century, Paul Collingwood struck 82 off 94-balls including 6-fours and a six.

Eoin Morgan hammered a 67 off 34-balls including 5-sixes & 4-fours with strike rate of 197.05, Andrew Strauss 25 and Joe Denly 21.

South Africa best bowler by Wayne Parnell picked up 3-wickets, Johan Botha took two-wickets and one for Jacques Kallis - Dale Steyn.

South Africa scored 301-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Graeme Smith smashed a career-best 141 off 134-balls - which was his 9th ODI hundred including 16-fours with strike rate of 105.22.

AB de Villiers struck 36 off 41-balls including four boundarie, JP Duminy 24, Herschelle Gibbs 22, Albie Morkel and Dale Steyn both scored 17-runs.

England best bowler by James Anderson, Stuart Broad both picked up 3-wickets and one for Graeme Swann - Paul Collingwood.

Owais Shah named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored 98-runs knocked off facing 89-balls including 6-fours and 5-sixes.