Twenty20 Big Bash - Final

South Australia v New South Wales

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

16.3

Richardson to Abbott, 1 run, short in length and Abbott runs it down to third man.

16.5

Richardson to Abbott, 2 runs, full toss and he gets a thickish edge down to third man, excellent diving stop by Rashid.

16.6

Richardson to Abbott, 3 runs, this time he finds the gap between backward point and short third man.

New South Wales 138/5   SA Abbott 6* (3b)

17.1

O'Brien to Abbott, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

17.4

O'Brien to Abbott, no run, pushes to the onside and can't get it past the fielder inside the circle on the onside. The non-striker loses his bat as he was trying to get back into the crease, it has been referred to third umpire, was a close call, just gets his heel down in time.

17.5

O'Brien to Abbott, 1 run, dabs it behind point for a quick single.

New South Wales 141/6   SA Abbott 8* (6b)

18.1

Richardson to Abbott, 1 run, turns to square leg for a single.

18.5

Richardson to Abbott, 1 leg bye, slower delivery and Abbott plays across the line and gets hit on the pad, loud shout turned down, was out for sure.

New South Wales 150/6   SA Abbott 9* (8b)

19.1

Rashid to Abbott, 1 run, pushes to the cover and takes a single.

19.6

Rashid to Abbott, no run, swings and misses the final delivery, a wonderful over from Rashid, well done.

New South Wales 153/8   SA Abbott 10* (10b)
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 West 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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