Twenty20 Big Bash - Final

South Australia v New South Wales

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

Welcome back, here come the New South Wales players. Expect a tight game.

0.1

Clark to Harris, no run, good ball first up, doing off the pitch, hits the seam and nips in, taken on the pad.

0.2

Clark to Harris, 2 runs, wide outside the off stump and Harris cuts in the air wide of third man.

0.3

Clark to Harris, 1 run, looking to pull, gets it bit higher on the bat and goes over the bowlers head.

0.4

Clark to Klinger, 1 run, steers it down to third man.

0.5

Clark to Harris, no run, cut hard behind point but can't get past Warner.

0.6

Clark to Harris, FOUR, hit in the air over the bowler to the fence for a boundary.

Cummins to share the attack.

End of over 1 (8 runs) South Australia 8/0 (146 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 7.68)
DJ Harris    7* (5b 1x4)      SR Clark    1-0-8-0
M Klinger    1* (1b)     

1.1

Cummins to Klinger, no run, full and straight, clipped to midwicket.

1.2

Cummins to Klinger, FOUR, lovely shot, in the slot for Klinger and he times it well past the bowler and straight down the ground to the fence.

1.3

Cummins to Klinger, 1 run, mistimes the drive to mid-on for a quick single.

1.4

Cummins to Harris, 1 run, pushes to the off side to extra cover for a quick single.

1.5

Cummins to Klinger, 2 runs, opens the face off the bat and plays it to deep backward point.

1.6

Cummins to Klinger, FOUR, driven nicely in the gap between point and cover to the fence.

End of over 2 (12 runs) South Australia 20/0 (134 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 10.00, RRR: 7.44)
M Klinger    12* (6b 2x4)      PJ Cummins    1-0-12-0
DJ Harris    8* (6b 1x4)     

2.1

Coyte to Harris, 1 wide, full and wide down the leg side.

2.1

Coyte to Harris, no run, plays with soft hands to the off side and looking for the single, not there.

2.2

Coyte to Harris, no run, full delivery driven straight back to the bowler.

2.3

Coyte to Harris, no run, inside edges as he looks to go big through the onside.

2.4

Coyte to Harris, 1 run, pushes to mid-off for a single.

2.5

Coyte to Klinger, no run, taps it behind point, some confusion, the batsmen are lucky as the fielder did not gather the ball.

2.6

Coyte to Klinger, 1 run

End of over 3 (3 runs) South Australia 23/0 (131 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.66, RRR: 7.70)
M Klinger    13* (8b 2x4)      SJ Coyte    1-0-3-0
DJ Harris    9* (10b 1x4)     

3.1

Doran to Klinger, 2 runs, driven down the ground to wide long off.

3.2

Doran to Klinger, no run, works it to the onside to midwicket.

3.3

Doran to Klinger, no run, played back to the bowler.

3.4

Doran to Klinger, FOUR, down the wicket and hits it well to the midwicket fence for a boundary.

3.5

Doran to Klinger, no run, inside edges to the off side.

3.6

Doran to Klinger, FOUR, down the track and gets it in the gap to the cover fence.

End of over 4 (10 runs) South Australia 33/0 (121 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 8.25, RRR: 7.56)
M Klinger    23* (14b 4x4)      LA Doran    1-0-10-0
DJ Harris    9* (10b 1x4)     

4.1

Coyte to Harris, 1 run, worked to deep square leg.

4.2

Coyte to Klinger, SIX, goes all the way, too short from Coyte and Klinger pulls well high in the air over backward square leg fence.

4.3

Coyte to Klinger, no run, driven to mid-on, another mix-up.

4.4

Coyte to Klinger, 1 run, cuts to deep backward point.

4.5

Coyte to Harris, 1 run, stays in the crease and drives to wide of mid-on.

4.6

Coyte to Klinger, OUT, full and in the block-hole, Klinger cannot get his bat down in time, the ball knocks down the stumps.

M Klinger b Coyte 30 (18b 4x4 1x6) SR: 166.66

End of over 5 (9 runs) South Australia 42/1 (112 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 8.40, RRR: 7.46)
     SJ Coyte    2-0-12-1
DJ Harris    11* (12b 1x4)     

5.1

Cummins to Harris, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a quick single.

5.2

Cummins to Blizzard, no run, short ball and Blizzard goes for the hook shot and he misses it.

5.3

Cummins to Blizzard, 2 leg byes, full on the legs and off the pad to third man.

5.4

Cummins to Blizzard, 1 run, plays with soft hands to cover.

5.5

Cummins to Harris, 1 run, good slower ball and Harris just gets his bottom off the bat, he did not pick it up.

5.6

Cummins to Blizzard, no run, full and down the leg side, not signaled a wide.

End of over 6 (5 runs) South Australia 47/1 (107 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 7.83, RRR: 7.64)
AC Blizzard    1* (4b)      PJ Cummins    2-0-15-0
DJ Harris    13* (14b 1x4)     

6.1

Henriques to Harris, 1 run, slower delivery and Harris flays it to the off side, good stop by Doran.

6.2

Henriques to Blizzard, 1 run, a wide full toss and he hammers it down the ground to long off.

6.3

Henriques to Harris, no run, hit hard to extra cover but straight to the fielder.

6.4

Henriques to Harris, 1 run, hit firmly down the ground to long off.

6.5

Henriques to Blizzard, 2 runs, full delivery outside the off stump, just squeezes it out, inside edges down to fine leg.

6.6

Henriques to Blizzard, 1 run, slower ball cut to the sweeper cover.

End of over 7 (6 runs) South Australia 53/1 (101 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 7.57, RRR: 7.76)
AC Blizzard    5* (7b)      MC Henriques    1-0-6-0
DJ Harris    15* (17b 1x4)     

7.1

Thornely to Blizzard, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

7.2

Thornely to Harris, 1 run, pushes to mid-on outside the circle for a single.

7.3

Thornely to Blizzard, OUT, was the quicker one from Thornely, goes straight on and Blizzard swings across the line and the stumps are rattled.

AC Blizzard b Thornely 6 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

99 required from 75 balls.

7.4

Thornely to Borgas, 2 runs, pushes softly to mid-on and comes back for the second as the bowler chases after the ball.

7.5

Thornely to Borgas, no run, pushes to the off side to mid-off.

7.6

Thornely to Borgas, 1 run, moves across and works to mid-on, thinking of another couple, not there as the fielder from the deep rushes in.

End of over 8 (5 runs) South Australia 58/2 (96 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 7.25, RRR: 8.00)
CJ Borgas    3* (3b)      DJ Thornely    1-0-5-1
DJ Harris    16* (18b 1x4)     

8.1

Henriques to Borgas, 1 run, turned away to deep backward square leg.

8.2

Henriques to Harris, no run, driven along the ground to cover.

8.3

Henriques to Harris, 1 run, tucks it behind square leg for a single.

8.4

Henriques to Borgas, no run, good tight delivery from Henriques and Borgas is forced to defend.

8.5

Henriques to Borgas, 1 run, stays in the crease and plays softly to the off side to cover.

8.6

Henriques to Harris, SIX, goes all the way, swings in the air to wide long on fence for a six.

End of over 9 (9 runs) South Australia 67/2 (87 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 7.44, RRR: 7.90)
DJ Harris    23* (21b 1x4 1x6)      MC Henriques    2-0-15-0
CJ Borgas    5* (6b)     

9.1

Clark to Borgas, 1 run, dabs it to short third man for a single.

9.2

Clark to Harris, 1 run, full and straight, driven down the ground to long on.

9.3

Clark to Borgas, 1 wide, full toss down the leg side.

9.3

Clark to Borgas, 2 runs, full delivery and Borgas pushes to mid-on and just outside the circle, the fielder rushes in but the batsmen complete the second.

9.4

Clark to Borgas, 1 run, turned away through midwicket, looking for the second, not there.

9.5

Clark to Harris, 1 run, looking to loop it over to the onside, gets the toe end of the bat and lobs up on the off side, the fielder comes in but cannot reach it.

9.6

Clark to Borgas, FOUR, too short and wide outside the off stump, cut away hard to the point boundary.

End of over 10 (11 runs) South Australia 78/2 (76 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 7.80, RRR: 7.60)
CJ Borgas    13* (10b 1x4)      SR Clark    2-0-19-0
DJ Harris    25* (23b 1x4 1x6)     

10.1

Doran to Harris, 1 run, moves back and pushes to mid-on, Henriques rushing in prevents the second.

10.2

Doran to Borgas, 2 runs, works it softly through midwicket and picks up the second run, wonderful running.

10.3

Doran to Borgas, 2 runs, down the leg side and helped on by Borgas down to fine leg.

10.4

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, turned away to square leg for a single.

10.5

Doran to Harris, 1 run, driven firmly down the ground to long on.

10.6

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, works it behind the wicket on the onside.

The two teams are similar on comparison. Cummins is back on.

End of over 11 (8 runs) South Australia 86/2 (68 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 7.81, RRR: 7.55)
CJ Borgas    19* (14b 1x4)      LA Doran    2-0-18-0
DJ Harris    27* (25b 1x4 1x6)     

11.1

Cummins to Borgas, 1 run, dabs it down to third man.

11.2

Cummins to Harris, 1 run, driven along the ground to the sweeper cover.

11.3

Cummins to Borgas, 1 run, moves across his stumps and dabs it down to third man.

65 runs from 51 balls.

11.4

Cummins to Harris, 1 wide, digs in a short one, which goes over the head of the batsman.

11.4

Cummins to Harris, no run, was full and in the slot but bit wide, drives and misses.

11.5

Cummins to Harris, 1 run, good slower one, plays softly to the off side and takes off for a quick single.

11.6

Cummins to Borgas, no run, full and straight outside the off stump, the ball passes the bat before Borgas could get his bat down, that was 143 kmph.

End of over 12 (5 runs) South Australia 91/2 (63 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 7.58, RRR: 7.87)
CJ Borgas    21* (17b 1x4)      PJ Cummins    3-0-20-0
DJ Harris    29* (28b 1x4 1x6)     

12.1

Abbott to Harris, 1 run, full toss played to the onside.

12.2

Abbott to Borgas, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, plays and misses.

12.3

Abbott to Borgas, 3 runs, full outside the off stump and gets a leading edge down to third man, was looking to work it through the onside.

12.4

Abbott to Harris, 1 run, moves back and cuts to the sweeper cover.

12.5

Abbott to Borgas, 2 runs, driven down the ground to long off.

12.6

Abbott to Borgas, 1 run, slower delivery worked through midwicket.

End of over 13 (8 runs) South Australia 99/2 (55 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 7.61, RRR: 7.85)
CJ Borgas    27* (21b 1x4)      SA Abbott    1-0-8-0
DJ Harris    31* (30b 1x4 1x6)     

13.1

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, reverse sweeps to short third man, good diving save by Rohrer.

13.2

Doran to Harris, 1 run, works forward of square leg for a single.

13.3

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, paddles it to short third man.

13.4

Doran to Harris, 1 run, pushes behind the wicket on the off side.

13.5

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, gets an inside edge to the off side as he looks to reverse sweep.

13.6

Doran to Harris, 1 run

End of over 14 (6 runs) South Australia 105/2 (49 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 7.50, RRR: 8.16)
DJ Harris    34* (33b 1x4 1x6)      LA Doran    3-0-24-0
CJ Borgas    30* (24b 1x4)     

14.1

Coyte to Harris, 1 run, flicks it in the air to short fine leg, Clark is in doubt whether he has taken a catch, checks with the umpire.

14.2

Coyte to Borgas, no run

14.3

Coyte to Borgas, 1 wide, moves across his stumps and looking to go through the onside, but then lets it go, signaled a wide.

14.3

Coyte to Borgas, SIX, swings it high and very big over the midwicket fence for a six.

14.4

Coyte to Borgas, 2 runs, hit down the ground to long off, coming back for the second, the throw comes in to the keeper, Borgas dives in, referred to the third umpire, NOT OUT comes up on the screen.

14.5

Coyte to Borgas, SIX, moves across his stumps and swings it high over the midwicket fence for another six, wonderful striking.

14.6

Coyte to Borgas, 1 run, hit in the air over cover for a single.

32 runs from 30.

End of over 15 (17 runs) South Australia 122/2 (32 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 8.13, RRR: 6.40)
CJ Borgas    45* (29b 1x4 2x6)      SJ Coyte    3-0-29-1
DJ Harris    35* (34b 1x4 1x6)     

15.1

Doran to Borgas, 2 runs, works it softly through square leg and picks up couple of runs.

15.2

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, pushes down the ground on the onside for a single.

15.3

Doran to Harris, 1 run, squeezes it out to the off side.

15.4

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, turned forward of square leg for a single.

15.5

Doran to Harris, 1 run, low full toss pushed to mid-off.

15.6

Doran to Borgas, 1 run, moves across his stump and works it behind the wicket on the onside, they only need to do it in singles.

End of over 16 (7 runs) South Australia 129/2 (25 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 8.06, RRR: 6.25)
CJ Borgas    50* (33b 1x4 2x6)      LA Doran    4-0-31-0
DJ Harris    37* (36b 1x4 1x6)     

16.1

Henriques to Borgas, 1 run, slower delivery, dabs it down to short third man.

16.2

Henriques to Harris, FOUR, swings and one bounce to the square leg fence for a boundary.

16.3

Henriques to Harris, SIX, massive hit from Harris, picks it up and puts it over the midwicket fence, great hitting this.

16.4

Henriques to Harris, 3 wides, full toss down the leg side.

16.4

Henriques to Harris, 1 run, short ball pulled away in the air to wide long on.

16.5

Henriques to Borgas, 2 runs, cut away hard behind point to the deep.

16.6

Henriques to Borgas, 1 run, cut away along the ground to the sweeper on the off side.

End of over 17 (18 runs) South Australia 147/2 (7 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.64, RRR: 2.33)
CJ Borgas    54* (36b 1x4 2x6)      MC Henriques    3-0-33-0
DJ Harris    48* (39b 2x4 2x6)     

17.1

Cummins to Borgas, no run, short slower delivery and Borgas looking to swat the ball like a fly, misses it.

17.2

Cummins to Borgas, FOUR, short ball and Borgas cuts hard in the air over backward point to the fence for a boundary.

3 to win.

17.3

Cummins to Borgas, FOUR, in the block-hole and squeezed out to third man fence. Redbacks win.

The players rush in to celeberate, hugs from everyone, the crowd are up on their feet. The two teams shake hands, a wonderful Final. South Australia win a silverware after 15 long years, well done. Fire crackers going everywhere. South Australia win by 8 wickets and lift the trophy. Borgas is the Man-of-the-Match.

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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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