Twenty20 Big Bash - Final

South Australia v New South Wales

South Australia won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

1.1

Richardson to Smith, no run, fuller delivery outside the off stump and Smith shoulders arms.

1.2

Richardson to Smith, 1 wide, way down the leg side and a good take by Manou.

1.2

Richardson to Smith, FOUR, what a shot from Smith on the up, moves slightly forward and clobbers to the cover fence.

1.3

Richardson to Smith, 1 wide, full and wide down the leg side, another wonderful diving take to his left.

1.3

Richardson to Smith, FOUR, fuller and in the slot for Smith, who puts his left foot forward and drives in the air through extra cover for a boundary, this is wonderful striking.

1.4

Richardson to Smith, 1 leg bye, slower delivery and off the pad behind the wicket on the onside.

1.6

Richardson to Smith, no run, tucked to short fine leg.

New South Wales 20/0   DLR Smith 8* (5b 2x4)

3.5

Richardson to Smith, no run, slower ball full on the legs and Smith cannot put it away, question asked turned down.

3.6

Richardson to Smith, 1 run, worked through square leg for a single.

New South Wales 40/1   DLR Smith 9* (7b 2x4)

4.1

O'Brien to Smith, no run, pushes to the off side.

4.2

O'Brien to Smith, no run, looking for a drive through the off side and gets an inside edge.

4.3

O'Brien to Smith, no run, arm ball and Smith pushes it back down the track.

4.4

O'Brien to Smith, no run, almost playing it on as the ball comes in.

4.5

O'Brien to Smith, no run, looking to come down the wicket, plays it to backward point.

4.6

O'Brien to Smith, no run, stays in the crease and defends square of the wicket.

New South Wales 40/1   DLR Smith 9* (13b 2x4)

5.3

Lyon to Smith, 1 run, moves back and cuts behind point.

New South Wales 42/1   DLR Smith 10* (14b 2x4)

6.2

O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, laps it around to fine leg for a single.

6.4

O'Brien to Smith, 1 run, pushes it back past the bowler to long on for a single.

6.6

O'Brien to Smith, no run, cuts hard to point but can't find space.

New South Wales 48/2   DLR Smith 12* (17b 2x4)

7.3

Lyon to Smith, 2 runs, turns it around to fine leg and picks up couple of runs.

7.4

Lyon to Smith, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

New South Wales 56/2   DLR Smith 15* (19b 2x4)

8.2

Christian to Smith, 2 runs, swings it high in the air to deep midwicket and Lyon is running to take the catch and Richardson was close to it, he could have taken it, a terrible mistake.

8.3

Christian to Smith, 1 run, worked through the onside.

8.5

Christian to Smith, 1 run, nudges it through midwicket for a single.

New South Wales 63/2   DLR Smith 19* (22b 2x4)

9.2

Lyon to Smith, SIX, wonderful strike, Smith down the track and hits it well and over the long on fence for a six.

9.3

Lyon to Smith, SIX, another big six, flicks it high and over the midwicket fence for the second six, way to go Smith.

9.4

Lyon to Smith, 1 run, works it behind square leg.

New South Wales 78/2   DLR Smith 32* (25b 2x4 2x6)

10.1

Christian to Smith, 1 run, full on the legs and Smith a thickish edge to the onside.

10.5

Christian to Smith, 2 runs, slower one from Christian and Smith looking club it over the midwicket fence, gets the cue end of the bat and goes to the off side, Manou rushes in and kicks the ball, goes for overthrows, Manou the scoccer player.

10.6

Christian to Smith, 1 run

New South Wales 89/2   DLR Smith 36* (28b 2x4 2x6)

11.1

Rashid to Smith, 1 run, makes room and cuts through the off side.

11.5

Rashid to Smith, FOUR, moves to the off side and Smith sweeps well in the air to the backward square leg fence.

11.6

Rashid to Smith, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

New South Wales 96/2   DLR Smith 42* (31b 3x4 2x6)

12.1

Christian to Smith, no run, in the block-hole and Smith looking for the big shots, misses it.

12.2

Christian to Smith, 1 run, hit hard down the ground to long off.

12.4

Christian to Smith, no run, slower delivery and Smith gives himself some room and misses the drive.

12.5

Christian to Smith, OUT, full and straight, walks across the crease and misses it, he is caught right in front of stumps, loud shout and given.

DLR Smith lbw b Christian 43 (35b 3x4 2x6) SR: 122.85

New South Wales 98/3   DLR Smith 43 (35b 3x4 2x6)
Tournament Results
South Aust v NSW at Adelaide - Feb 5, 2011
South Aust won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Tasmania v NSW at Hobart - Feb 1, 2011
NSW won by 9 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
NSW v Queensland at Sydney - Jan 29, 2011
Queensland won by 8 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Victoria v South Aust at Melbourne - Jan 28, 2011
South Aust won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Tasmania v Western Aust at Hobart - Jan 27, 2011
Tasmania won by 40 runs
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Photos

Feb 5, 2011

South Australia celebrate after winning the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash final, South Australia v New South Wales, KFC Twenty20 Big Bash final, Adelaide, February 5, 2011

South Australia celebrate after winning the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash final

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Feb 5, 2011

Cameron Borgas and Daniel Harris celebrate their title win, South Australia v New South Wales, KFC Twenty20 Big Bash final, Adelaide, February 5, 2011

Cameron Borgas and Daniel Harris celebrate their title win

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