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Images: Proteas edge past Kiwis

June 10, 2009 02:43 IST

Images: Proteas edge past Kiwis

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South Africa opener Jacques Kallis is hit by a delivery from New Zealand bowlers Ian Butler during the ICC World Twenty20 Group D match at Lord's on Tuesday.

South Africa went on to beat New Zealand by one run.


Image: Jacques Kallis
Photographs: Reuters
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Butler strikes again

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Butler celebrates after dismissing South Africa captain Graeme Smith, bowled for 33 runs.

The pace bowler pitched the ball up and Smith couldn't connect the ball as he attempted an on-drive only to see his middle and leg stumps shattered.


Image: Ian Butler
Photographs: Reuters
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Take this!

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Jean-Paul Duminy hits a six off Jacob Oram as wicketkeeper Peter McGlashan looks on.

Duminy (29) hit a couple of sixes towards the end to prop up the South African innings but fell trying to hit one too many.


Image: Jean-Paul Duminy hits a six
Photographs: Reuters
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A captain's knock

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Brendon McCullum (57), who led the side in the absence of the injured Daniel Vettori, put on 56 runs with Ross Taylor (22) for the third wicket.

New Zealand suffered a setback early on when they lost Martin Guptill (6) and Neil Broom (1) cheaply.


Image: Brendon McCullum

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Kallis does a Jonty

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Kallis dives in front to take a catch just an inch off the ground to dismiss Neil Broom off his own bowling.

Broom unsuccessfully tried to pull the short delivery that hit the shoulder of the bat and Kallis showed great skills to grab the chance.


Image: Jacques Kallis dives to take a catch

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Proteas in top form

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Both teams had already qualified for the second round at the expense of Scotland and the result made no difference to the draw for the Super Eight.

Image: Scott Styris shakes hands with South African players

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