Pura Cup - Final

New South Wales v Victoria

New South Wales won by 258 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

It will be Jaques and Hughes to open the batting, Nannes to bowl to Jaques with three slips and a gully in place.

Toss: It is a beautiful day at Sydney and we are in for some exciting cricket. New South Wales have won the toss and will be batting.

New South Wales has the best chance to lift the cup, as they need only to draw and seven members of their starting line-up have Test experience and to top it off they are playing on their home turf. Victoria have only one Test player in Brad Hodge but nothing is certain in cricket. The pressure will be on New South Wales to perform and Victorian squad can sort of glide into the game.

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of Pura Cup final between New South Wales and Victoria. I am Binoy George and I will be your host with the ball-by-ball commentary all through the five days. We love your feedbacks, please take time to send a few.

Steve Brown emails " should be a beauty - blues favourites but never under estimate the vics- tipping good games fromThornely and Mcdonald".

0.1

Nannes to Jaques, no run, starts off with a delivery down the leg side.

0.2

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball on the spot, defended to the short leg.

A short leg too in place early on.

0.3

Nannes to Jaques, FOUR, half-volley and Jaques cracks it through covers and the ball races across the quick SCG outfield.

0.4

Nannes to Jaques, no run, down the leg side.

0.5

Nannes to Jaques, no run, fraction short, gets behind it and defends to the off side.

0.6

Nannes to Jaques, no run, short ball and Jaques stands tall and defends down.

Wocka emails "sitting here in switzerland hoping the vics can pull this one off. doesn't look likely but it's a funny ol' game, cricket".

End of over 1 (4 runs) New South Wales 4/0
PA Jaques    4* (6b 1x4)      DP Nannes    1-0-4-0
PJ Hughes    0* (0b)     

1.1

Siddle to Hughes, no run, beats the bat as he angles across Hughes.

1.2

Siddle to Hughes, no run, blocked to the onside.

1.3

Siddle to Hughes, 2 runs, nice firm push through the off side for couple of runs, gets off the mark.

1.4

Siddle to Hughes, FOUR, bad delivery on the pads, gets some bat to it and the ball travels to the fine leg fence.

1.5

Siddle to Hughes, no run, testing Hughes with a bouncer, ducks under it.

1.6

Siddle to Hughes, OUT, lovely delivery angled across Hughes, who just keeps his bat out there outside the off stump, gets the outside edge and Hussey at second slip takes good catch low down to his left.

PJ Hughes c Hussey b Siddle 6 (8m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Good start by the Victorians.

End of over 2 (6 runs) New South Wales 10/1
     PM Siddle    1-0-6-1
PA Jaques    4* (6b 1x4)     

2.1

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good length delivery swinging away, left alone.

2.2

Nannes to Jaques, no run, no shot offered, off the pad the ball goes square of the wicket on the onside, they go through with the single but the umpire signals a dead-ball.

2.3

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball back of a length, cuts back in and Jaques lets it go.

2.4

Nannes to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

2.5

Nannes to Jaques, no run, another wonderful delivery, getting good bounce, Jaques has to jump at it, beats the bat.

2.6

Nannes to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

Ends a very fine over.

End of over 3 (maiden) New South Wales 10/1
PA Jaques    4* (12b 1x4)      DP Nannes    2-1-4-0
SM Katich    0* (0b)     

3.1

Siddle to Katich, FOUR, half-volley on the leg stump and Katich flicks it in front of square leg to the fence.

3.2

Siddle to Katich, no run, moves across his stumps to the off side and lets the ball go through.

3.3

Siddle to Katich, no run, shuffles across once again, leaving his leg stump open, plays to the short leg.

3.4

Siddle to Katich, 3 runs, full this time outside the off stump, Katich drives through covers to the deep.

3.5

Siddle to Jaques, no run, tucks him up, defended to the onside.

Three slips, a gully and short leg in place.

3.6

Siddle to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 4 (7 runs) New South Wales 17/1
PA Jaques    4* (14b 1x4)      PM Siddle    2-0-13-1
SM Katich    7* (4b 1x4)     

4.1

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, back of a length delivery, turned away to the onside.

4.2

Nannes to Jaques, no run, nice tight line from Nannes, Jaques gets behind it and defends down the track.

4.3

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball back of a length and coming in, left alone. 141.2 kmph

4.4

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball in the corridor outside the off stump, once again left alone.

His fastest today has been 143.4 kmph.

4.5

Nannes to Jaques, no run, defended to the onside to short leg.

4.6

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball on target, Jaques moves back slightly and defends with a straight bat.

End of over 5 (1 run) New South Wales 18/1
PA Jaques    4* (19b 1x4)      DP Nannes    3-1-5-0
SM Katich    8* (5b 1x4)     

5.1

Siddle to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends with an angled bat square of the wicket on the off side.

5.2

Siddle to Katich, no run, good lines from Siddle, shuffles across and defends down to the onside.

5.3

Siddle to Katich, 1 bye, left alone, the ball swings as it passes the batsman, Crosthwaite does not gather it cleanly, they go through for a bye.

5.4

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good ball back of a length angled across, shoulders arms.

5.5

Siddle to Jaques, no run, back and across to a full length delivery and defends to the bowler.

5.6

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good delivery to end the over, angled across, left alone.

End of over 6 (1 run, maiden) New South Wales 19/1
PA Jaques    4* (22b 1x4)      PM Siddle    3-1-13-1
SM Katich    8* (8b 1x4)     

6.1

Nannes to Katich, no run, back of a length delivery and Katich up on his toes defends to the off side.

6.2

Nannes to Katich, no run, short outside the off stump, Katich watches it closely and lets it go through to Crosthwaite.

6.3

Nannes to Katich, no run, moves forward and defends to mid-off.

6.4

Nannes to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends back down the track.

6.5

Nannes to Katich, no run, good ball back of a length in the corridor outside the off stump, left alone.

6.6

Nannes to Katich, no run, bit wider outside the off stump, left alone.

End of over 7 (maiden) New South Wales 19/1
SM Katich    8* (14b 1x4)      DP Nannes    4-2-5-0
PA Jaques    4* (22b 1x4)     

7.1

Siddle to Jaques, no run, nice tight line from Siddle, gets behind it and defends to the off side.

7.2

Siddle to Jaques, no run, nicely behind it and defends to the off side.

Good tight stuff from Siddle.

7.3

Siddle to Jaques, no run, moves back and lets the ball go outside the off stump.

7.4

Siddle to Jaques, no run, a genuine half-volley and Jaques just pushes to the onside, seems to be out-of-touch.

7.5

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good length delivery angled across and Jaques lets it go, a teaser outside the off stump.

7.6

Siddle to Jaques, 1 run, short delivery and Jaques up on his toes plays with an angled bat past backward point for a single.

End of over 8 (1 run) New South Wales 20/1
PA Jaques    5* (28b 1x4)      PM Siddle    4-1-14-1
SM Katich    8* (14b 1x4)     

8.1

Nannes to Jaques, no run, tight line from Nannes, comes in, Jaques watchfully defends down the track.

8.2

Nannes to Jaques, no run, another good delivery back of a length coming in, defends to the onside.

8.3

Nannes to Jaques, no run, fuller delivery outside the off stump and Jaques lets it go, a half-volley.

Not many people in to watch a final, empty stands.

8.4

Nannes to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

Short leg out and goes to deep-square leg, half way from the boundary.

8.5

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball in the block-hole, dug out to the onside.

8.6

Nannes to Jaques, no run, digs in a short one outside the off stump, ducks under it.

End of over 9 (maiden) New South Wales 20/1
PA Jaques    5* (34b 1x4)      DP Nannes    5-3-5-0
SM Katich    8* (14b 1x4)     

9.1

Siddle to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends to the onside.

9.2

Siddle to Katich, 2 runs, moves across and pushes it through covers to the deep, place nicely in the gap for couple of runs.

9.3

Siddle to Katich, no run, moves across and pushes to mid-off.

Comes round the wicket.

9.4

Siddle to Katich, 1 run, pushes in the gap on the off side for a single.

9.5

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good delivery coming in, was close to the off stump, Jaques on the back foot lets it go. Should have gone forward to the delivery.

9.6

Siddle to Jaques, no run, on the back foot and Jaques goes for an expansive drive, gets beaten.

Change in the bowling, Harwood comes on.

End of over 10 (3 runs) New South Wales 23/1
PA Jaques    5* (36b 1x4)      PM Siddle    5-1-17-1
SM Katich    11* (18b 1x4)     

10.1

Harwood to Katich, 1 run, dropped! Short ball and Katich pulls it straight to Hodge at short midwicket, who drops it.

10.2

Harwood to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

10.3

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defended to the onside.

10.4

Harwood to Jaques, 1 run, tucks up Jaques and the ball goes square of the wicket on the onside, Hodge as another chance as the throw misses the stumps as Katich dives in. Hodge loses his shoes as he threw the ball.

10.5

Harwood to Katich, FOUR, lovely shot down the ground, nicely into position and drives well, McGain puts in a dive but he cannot stop the ball going into the fence at long off.

10.6

Harwood to Katich, no run, good ball pitches just outside the leg stump and strikes the pad, loud appeal turned down.

End of over 11 (6 runs) New South Wales 29/1
SM Katich    16* (21b 2x4)      SM Harwood    1-0-6-0
PA Jaques    6* (39b 1x4)     

11.1

Siddle to Jaques, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to the off side.

11.2

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good ball coming in from round the wicket, defended to the off side.

11.3

Siddle to Jaques, no run, lovely delivery outside the off stump, plays and misses, pitches and moves away slightly.

11.4

Siddle to Jaques, no run, another beauty from Siddle, this time back of a length, pitches and moves away slightly to beat the outside edge.

11.5

Siddle to Jaques, no run, defended to mid-on.

11.6

Siddle to Jaques, (no ball) 1 run, short ball pulled away to deep-square leg. Siddle oversteps.

11.6

Siddle to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends to mid-on.

End of over 12 (2 runs) New South Wales 31/1
SM Katich    16* (22b 2x4)      PM Siddle    6-1-19-1
PA Jaques    7* (45b 1x4)     

12.1

Harwood to Jaques, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends.

12.2

Harwood to Jaques, no run, back and across and defends back to the bowler.

12.3

Harwood to Jaques, no run, driven in the air and the ball drops just short of the fielder at mid-off, was the slower delivery.

12.4

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defends to the off side.

12.5

Harwood to Jaques, FOUR, nice shot in the gap through extra cover, puts his right foot forward and drives well to the fence.

12.6

Harwood to Jaques, 3 runs, pushes once again in the gap past the diving McGain at mid-on to the deep.

End of over 13 (7 runs) New South Wales 38/1
PA Jaques    14* (51b 2x4)      SM Harwood    2-0-13-0
SM Katich    16* (22b 2x4)     

13.1

Siddle to Jaques, no run, defended on the back foot to the off side.

13.2

Siddle to Jaques, no run, tucks up Jaques, who defends to the onside.

13.3

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good ball in the corridor outside the off stump, left alone.

Right areas from Siddle.

13.4

Siddle to Jaques, no run, another good delivery coming in from wide outside the off stump, Jaques lets it go.

13.5

Siddle to Jaques, no run, bit wider this time outside the off stump, left alone.

13.6

Siddle to Jaques, 3 runs, nice firm drive back past the bowler to the deep.

Match State: Drinks Time for a break, refreshments on the field.

Gary Phipps emails "I've lived in Melbourne for 11 years after 34 years in NSW, but still consider myself a New South Welshman when it come to cricket supporting. Jaques has had a relatively lean time since mid-January, but expect him to bounce back with a ton. Katich will score 150, and the partnership will exceed 250. You heard it here first".

End of over 14 (3 runs) New South Wales 41/1
PA Jaques    17* (57b 2x4)      PM Siddle    7-1-22-1
SM Katich    16* (22b 2x4)     

14.1

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defended to the off side, wants a single, sent back.

14.2

Harwood to Jaques, no run, chops it into the ground to point.

14.3

Harwood to Jaques, 1 run, moves back and across and works it square of the wicket on the onside.

14.4

Harwood to Katich, 1 run, turns it around to the onside for a single.

14.5

Harwood to Jaques, no run, short ball and Jaques stands tall and defends down.

14.6

Harwood to Jaques, 1 run, gets behind it and plays with soft hands to the off side.

End of over 15 (3 runs) New South Wales 44/1
PA Jaques    19* (62b 2x4)      SM Harwood    3-0-16-0
SM Katich    17* (23b 2x4)     

McGain comes into the attack.

15.1

McGain to Jaques, 1 run, turns it square of the wicket on the onside.

15.2

McGain to Katich, no run, pushes to the off side.

15.3

McGain to Katich, no run

15.4

McGain to Katich, no run

15.5

McGain to Katich, no run

15.6

McGain to Katich, no run, padded away to the off side.

End of over 16 (1 run) New South Wales 45/1
SM Katich    17* (28b 2x4)      BE McGain    1-0-1-0
PA Jaques    20* (63b 2x4)     

16.1

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defended to the off side.

16.2

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defended with an angled bat square of the wicket on the off side.

16.3

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defended to the onside.

16.4

Harwood to Jaques, no run

16.5

Harwood to Jaques, no run, probing length from Harwood, a slower delivery, defended to the onside.

16.6

Harwood to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 17 (maiden) New South Wales 45/1
PA Jaques    20* (69b 2x4)      SM Harwood    4-1-16-0
SM Katich    17* (28b 2x4)     

17.1

McGain to Katich, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, Katich comes forward and defends, the side spin takes the ball back to the keeper, along the ground.

17.2

McGain to Katich, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

17.3

McGain to Katich, no run

17.4

McGain to Katich, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

17.5

McGain to Katich, no run, down the wicket and drives firmly along the ground straight to the fielder at extra cover.

17.6

McGain to Katich, no run, turns it around to the fielder at midwicket.

End of over 18 (maiden) New South Wales 45/1
SM Katich    17* (34b 2x4)      BE McGain    2-1-1-0
PA Jaques    20* (69b 2x4)     

18.1

Harwood to Jaques, no run, back of a length delivery, pushes with an angled bat square of the wicket on the off side.

18.2

Harwood to Jaques, no run, digs in a short one, Jaques has lot of time, ducks under it.

18.3

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defends to the off side.

18.4

Harwood to Jaques, no run, another bouncer, which goes harmlessly past the bowler, Jaques ducks under it. 133 kmph

18.5

Harwood to Jaques, no run, defended to the onside.

18.6

Harwood to Jaques, no run, plays square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 19 (maiden) New South Wales 45/1
PA Jaques    20* (75b 2x4)      SM Harwood    5-2-16-0
SM Katich    17* (34b 2x4)     

19.1

McGain to Katich, 1 run, moves forward and plays with an angled bat to short thirdman for a single.

19.2

McGain to Jaques, no run, moves back and defends down the track.

slip, short leg and short cover in.

19.3

McGain to Jaques, no run, down the wicket and mistimes to the off side.

19.4

McGain to Jaques, 1 run, drags it short, cuts it to point.

19.5

McGain to Katich, no run, turns it around to midwicket.

19.6

McGain to Katich, no run, uses his feet and drives firmly along the ground but straight to the fielder.

McDonald comes into the attack, replacing Harwood. Comes round the wicket.

End of over 20 (2 runs) New South Wales 47/1
SM Katich    18* (37b 2x4)      BE McGain    3-1-3-0
PA Jaques    21* (78b 2x4)     

20.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good length delivery defended back to the bowler.

20.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, defends with an angled bat to gully.

20.3

McDonald to Jaques, no run, turns it around in front of square leg straight to Hodge.

20.4

McDonald to Jaques, no run, pushes to the onside on the front foot.

20.5

McDonald to Jaques, no run, half-volley driven back to the bowler.

Crosthwaite comes up to the stumps.

20.6

McDonald to Jaques, no run, pushes to the onside.

End of over 21 (maiden) New South Wales 47/1
PA Jaques    21* (84b 2x4)      AB McDonald    1-1-0-0
SM Katich    18* (37b 2x4)     

21.1

McGain to Katich, no run, moves back and pushes to the onside.

21.2

McGain to Katich, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

21.3

McGain to Katich, FOUR, nice shot, down the wicket and takes it on the full, drives well in the gap through extra cover to the fence.

21.4

McGain to Katich, FOUR, short ball this time and Katich cuts hard to the point boundary.

21.5

McGain to Katich, no run, defended to the off side on the front foot.

21.6

McGain to Katich, no run, plays it back to the bowler.

End of over 22 (8 runs) New South Wales 55/1
SM Katich    26* (43b 4x4)      BE McGain    4-1-11-0
PA Jaques    21* (84b 2x4)     

22.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, cut away hard but cannot get it past the backward point fielder.

22.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

22.3

McDonald to Jaques, no run, defended to the off side.

22.4

McDonald to Jaques, 1 run, turns it around behind square leg for a single.

22.5

McDonald to Katich, FOUR, bad delivery drifting down the leg side, nudges it fine to the fence.

50 runs partnership comes up.

22.6

McDonald to Katich, no run, defended to the off side.

End of over 23 (5 runs) New South Wales 60/1
SM Katich    30* (45b 5x4)      AB McDonald    2-1-5-0
PA Jaques    22* (88b 2x4)     

23.1

McGain to Jaques, no run, comes forward and defends to cover.

23.2

McGain to Jaques, FOUR, down the wicket and hits in the air over midwicket to the fence.

23.3

McGain to Jaques, no run, short ball cut hard but picks out the man at backward point.

23.4

McGain to Jaques, SIX, down the wicket and hits it well high in the air down the ground to long on fence, goes all the way.

23.5

McGain to Jaques, no run, defended to the onside.

23.6

McGain to Jaques, no run, moves back and defends to the onside.

Change in the bowling, Nannes comes back replacing McDonald

End of over 24 (10 runs) New South Wales 70/1
PA Jaques    32* (94b 3x4 1x6)      BE McGain    5-1-21-0
SM Katich    30* (45b 5x4)     

24.1

Nannes to Katich, 1 leg bye, off the pad and behind the wicket on the onside.

24.2

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good ball in the block-hole, dug out to the off side.

24.3

Nannes to Jaques, 1 run, pushes to the left of mid-on for a single.

24.4

Nannes to Katich, 2 runs, turns it around to deep-square leg for couple of runs.

24.5

Nannes to Katich, no run, shuffles across and lets the ball go outside the off stump.

24.6

Nannes to Katich, no run, defended with the full face of the bat back to the bowler.

McDonald switches ends, comes round the wicket.

End of over 25 (4 runs) New South Wales 74/1
SM Katich    32* (49b 5x4)      DP Nannes    6-3-8-0
PA Jaques    33* (96b 3x4 1x6)     

25.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, defended back down the track.

25.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, short of a length delivery, seams away outside the off stump.

25.3

McDonald to Jaques, 1 run, moves back and works it in front of square leg for a single.

25.4

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

25.5

McDonald to Katich, no run, defended on the front foot to the onside.

25.6

McDonald to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends to mid-off.

End of over 26 (1 run) New South Wales 75/1
SM Katich    32* (52b 5x4)      AB McDonald    3-1-6-0
PA Jaques    34* (99b 3x4 1x6)     

26.1

Nannes to Jaques, no run, full toss driven to mid-on, gets away with that.

26.2

Nannes to Jaques, no run, sends down a bouncer, Jaques ducks under it.

26.3

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good delivery tucks up Jaques, who defends to the onside.

26.4

Nannes to Jaques, no run, get back and pushes to mid-on.

26.5

Nannes to Jaques, no run, full and sliding down the leg side, loud appeal turned down.

26.6

Nannes to Jaques, FOUR, good shot down the ground, pushes firmly past the bowler on the front foot to long off fence.

End of over 27 (4 runs) New South Wales 79/1
PA Jaques    38* (105b 4x4 1x6)      DP Nannes    7-3-12-0
SM Katich    32* (52b 5x4)     

27.1

McDonald to Katich, no run, shuffles across to the off side and defends to cover.

27.2

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves across his stumps and defends to the onside.

27.3

McDonald to Katich, no run, good ball in the corridor outside the off stump, lets it go, Crosthwaite who is standing upto the wickets does well.

27.4

McDonald to Katich, no run, turns it around to the onside.

27.5

McDonald to Katich, 1 run, shuffles across and works it square of the wicket on the onside.

27.6

McDonald to Jaques, no run, moves back and defends to mid-on.

End of over 28 (1 run) New South Wales 80/1
PA Jaques    38* (106b 4x4 1x6)      AB McDonald    4-1-7-0
SM Katich    33* (57b 5x4)     

28.1

Nannes to Katich, 2 runs, fuller and strays onto the pads, flicks it behind square leg to the deep to pick up couple of runs.

28.2

Nannes to Katich, no run, good ball coming into Katich, who turns it square of the wicket on the onside.

28.3

Nannes to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends with the full face of the bat back to the bowler.

28.4

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, pushes in the gap through cover for a single.

28.5

Nannes to Jaques, no run, full toss driven to mid-on, not put away.

28.6

Nannes to Jaques, no run, good fuller delivery to end the over, pushes to the onside.

Lunch day 1: 83 runs in the first session in 29 overs. It has been hard work for New South Wales batsmen. The Victorian bowlers bowled a tight line, they had their chances but were unlucky. Katich was dropped on 11 when he pulled a short ball to Hodge at midwicket. The lone wicket to fall was of Hughes, who was caught by Hussey at second slip.

Please do join us for the second session at 13:10 local time. In the meantime, please feel free to send your feedbacks.

There are few mails asking about the dropped catch by Hodge. Well it was hit hard by Katich straight to Hodge but these sort of catches need to be taken, it was a fifty-fifty chance. Those catches need to stick in your hands.

End of over 29 (3 runs) New South Wales 83/1
PA Jaques    38* (108b 4x4 1x6)      DP Nannes    8-3-15-0
SM Katich    36* (61b 5x4)     

Welcome back for the second session on day 1. Siddle was pick of the bowlers in the first session, had Jaques in trouble, beat the bat few times. The umpires are walking out followed by the players. White gives a few pep talk to the team. It will be McDonald to bowl after lunch, bowling round the wicket.

29.1

McDonald to Katich, no run, good ball swinging in, plays to the onside.

29.2

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves forward and pushes to cover.

29.3

McDonald to Katich, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended to cover.

29.4

McDonald to Katich, no run, on the middle and leg, defended to the onside.

29.5

McDonald to Katich, no run, defends on the front foot to the off side.

29.6

McDonald to Katich, 1 run, turns it around square of the wicket on the onside.

Hodge comes into the attack.

End of over 30 (1 run) New South Wales 84/1
SM Katich    37* (67b 5x4)      AB McDonald    5-1-8-0
PA Jaques    38* (108b 4x4 1x6)     

30.1

Hodge to Katich, no run, moves forward and pushes to the off side.

Katich reaching for the delivery.

30.2

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, pushes in the gap through the off side, again reaching for it.

Slip and short leg in place.

30.3

Hodge to Jaques, no run, turns it around, the ball goes onto the boot of Mash at short leg, the ball falls safely after that.

30.4

Hodge to Jaques, no run

30.5

Hodge to Jaques, no run

30.6

Hodge to Jaques, 1 run, moves back and cuts late to the right of cover.

McDonald continues, now over the wicket with the keeper standing up.

End of over 31 (2 runs) New South Wales 86/1
PA Jaques    39* (112b 4x4 1x6)      BJ Hodge    1-0-2-0
SM Katich    38* (69b 5x4)     

31.1

McDonald to Jaques, 1 run, turns it around square of the wicket on the onside.

round the wicket to Katich.

31.2

McDonald to Katich, no run, shuffles across and defends to the off side.

31.3

McDonald to Katich, 2 runs, bit of sloppy fielding, pushes through cover, Siddle fails to field the ball, goes to the deep.

31.4

McDonald to Katich, FOUR, shuffles across his stumps, the ball on the middle and leg, Katich nudges it to fine leg fence.

comes over the wicket.

31.5

McDonald to Katich, no run, good ball back of a length, defended to the onside.

31.6

McDonald to Katich, no run, shuffles across and lets the ball go outside the off stump, it was angled across.

End of over 32 (7 runs) New South Wales 93/1
SM Katich    44* (74b 6x4)      AB McDonald    6-1-15-0
PA Jaques    40* (113b 4x4 1x6)     

32.1

Hodge to Jaques, 1 run, down the leg side, turns it away square of the wicket on the onside to the deep for a single.

32.2

Hodge to Katich, no run, moves forward and pushes to cover.

32.3

Hodge to Katich, no run, defends on the front foot to short leg.

32.4

Hodge to Katich, no run, moves forward once again and defends to cover.

32.5

Hodge to Katich, no run, quicker delivery from Hodge, Katich defends to mid-on.

32.6

Hodge to Katich, no run, tossed up bit full outside the off stump, driven along the ground but cannot beat the fielder at cover.

End of over 33 (1 run) New South Wales 94/1
SM Katich    44* (79b 6x4)      BJ Hodge    2-0-3-0
PA Jaques    41* (114b 4x4 1x6)     

33.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, chops into the ground to the off side.

33.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, short ball left alone, that was a difficult take for the keeper.

33.3

McDonald to Jaques, no run, another short delivery and hits Crosthwaite on his shoulder as Jaques lets it go.

33.4

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good ball, caught Jaques on the crease, the ball skews of the outside edge.

33.5

McDonald to Jaques, no run, another good delivery, angled across, quicker of the track, goes square of the wicket on the off side.

33.6

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good ball back of a length and coming in, defended to the onside.

End of over 34 (maiden) New South Wales 94/1
PA Jaques    41* (120b 4x4 1x6)      AB McDonald    7-2-15-0
SM Katich    44* (79b 6x4)     

34.1

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, plays square of the wicket on the off side, McGain lets it go under him.

34.2

Hodge to Jaques, no run, turns it around to short leg.

34.3

Hodge to Jaques, no run, quicker delivery from Hodge, strikes the pad outside the line, appeal turned down.

34.4

Hodge to Jaques, no run, defends on the back foot to the onside.

34.5

Hodge to Jaques, no run, good ball pushes to the onside.

34.6

Hodge to Jaques, no run

End of over 35 (1 run) New South Wales 95/1
PA Jaques    41* (125b 4x4 1x6)      BJ Hodge    3-0-4-0
SM Katich    45* (80b 6x4)     

35.1

McDonald to Katich, no run, pushes to cover.

35.2

McDonald to Katich, no run, defended to the onside.

35.3

McDonald to Katich, no run, shuffles across and whips it to the onside.

35.4

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves forward and pushes to cover.

35.5

McDonald to Katich, 2 runs, shuffles across and turns it around to fine leg, comes back for the second run.

35.6

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves across and pushes to mid-off.

End of over 36 (2 runs) New South Wales 97/1
SM Katich    47* (86b 6x4)      AB McDonald    8-2-17-0
PA Jaques    41* (125b 4x4 1x6)     

36.1

Hodge to Jaques, no run

36.2

Hodge to Jaques, no run, defended to the onside.

36.3

Hodge to Jaques, 1 run, tossed up bit full, pushes to mid-on and takes off for a quick single.

36.4

Hodge to Katich, no run, skews of the outside edge to backward point.

36.5

Hodge to Katich, no run, uses his feet but the ball drops on him, he can only push it back.

36.6

Hodge to Katich, FOUR, good shot through covers, brings up his 50, raises his bat to the few people around. It also brings up the 100 for New South Wales.

End of over 37 (5 runs) New South Wales 102/1
SM Katich    51* (89b 7x4)      BJ Hodge    4-0-9-0
PA Jaques    42* (128b 4x4 1x6)     

37.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, pushes to mid-on.

37.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good ball keeps low, Jaques is forced to defend.

37.3

McDonald to Jaques, no run, turns it square of the wicket on the onside.

37.4

McDonald to Jaques, no run, pushes to mid-on on the front foot.

37.5

McDonald to Jaques, 3 runs, nice shot driven in the gap wide of mid-off to the deep as McGain chases it.

37.6

McDonald to Katich, 3 runs, again finds the gap this time by Katich, driven well between extra cover and mid-off to the deep, once again McGain chases.

End of over 38 (6 runs) New South Wales 108/1
SM Katich    54* (90b 7x4)      AB McDonald    9-2-23-0
PA Jaques    45* (133b 4x4 1x6)     

38.1

Hodge to Katich, no run, drags it short, played to mid-on.

38.2

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, quicker delivery turned around through midwicket for a single.

38.3

Hodge to Jaques, 1 run, tosses it bit fuller, pushes to mid-on and takes off for a quick single.

38.4

Hodge to Katich, FOUR, good shot, Hodge drags it short and Katich on top of it cuts hard to point boundary.

38.5

Hodge to Katich, 2 runs, sweeps and gets and under-edge past the keeper.

38.6

Hodge to Katich, no run, moves back and pushes to mid-on.

This has been very surprising that Hodge and McDonald are bowling after lunch. The fast bowlers were doing well, may be White has some ideas.

End of over 39 (8 runs) New South Wales 116/1
SM Katich    61* (95b 8x4)      BJ Hodge    5-0-17-0
PA Jaques    46* (134b 4x4 1x6)     

39.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, fuller outside the off stump, defends with an angled bat to point.

39.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, walks across his stumps and plays to the onside.

39.3

McDonald to Jaques, no run, short ball cut into the ground to backward point.

39.4

McDonald to Jaques, no run, variation in pace from McDonald, moves forward and pushes to mid-off.

39.5

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good length delivery defended to the onside.

39.6

McDonald to Jaques, 1 run, pushes to mid-off and takes off for a sharp single.

Change in the bowling, Siddle replaces Hodge.

End of over 40 (1 run) New South Wales 117/1
PA Jaques    47* (140b 4x4 1x6)      AB McDonald    10-2-24-0
SM Katich    61* (95b 8x4)     

40.1

Siddle to Jaques, 1 run, short ball on the leg stump, bat onto the thigh and the ball lobs up on the onside, no short leg in place.

40.2

Siddle to Katich, no run

40.3

Siddle to Katich, 2 runs, shuffles across and whips it square of the wicket on the onside, Hodge slides but loses the ball as he was about to throw, the batsmen come back for the second run.

40.4

Siddle to Katich, no run, miscues to the onside as he looks to drive.

40.5

Siddle to Katich, no run, good line on middle and leg, shuffles across and turns it to Hodge at square leg.

40.6

Siddle to Katich, no run, good ball angled across, lets it go.

End of over 41 (3 runs) New South Wales 120/1
SM Katich    63* (100b 8x4)      PM Siddle    8-1-25-1
PA Jaques    48* (141b 4x4 1x6)     

41.1

McDonald to Jaques, no run, good length delivery defended with a straight bat back to the bowler.

41.2

McDonald to Jaques, no run, moves across and pushes to mid-on.

41.3

McDonald to Jaques, no run, defends with a straight bat down the track.

41.4

McDonald to Jaques, no run, yorker length delivery outside the off stump, squeezes it to gully.

41.5

McDonald to Jaques, no run, moves back and defends to the off side.

41.6

McDonald to Jaques, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 42 (maiden) New South Wales 120/1
PA Jaques    48* (147b 4x4 1x6)      AB McDonald    11-3-24-0
SM Katich    63* (100b 8x4)     

42.1

Siddle to Katich, no run, hurries the batsman, moves across and plays to the onside.

42.2

Siddle to Katich, no run, shuffles across and pushes to mid-off.

42.3

Siddle to Katich, no run, good ball angled across, Katich shoulders arms.

42.4

Siddle to Katich, no run, moves across and drives firmly along the ground straight to extra cover.

42.5

Siddle to Katich, no run, chops it into the ground to the off side.

comes round the wicket.

42.6

Siddle to Katich, no run, pushes on the front foot to the off side.

End of over 43 (maiden) New South Wales 120/1
SM Katich    63* (106b 8x4)      PM Siddle    9-2-25-1
PA Jaques    48* (147b 4x4 1x6)     

43.1

McDonald to Jaques, 1 run, turns it around to midwicket for a single.

43.2

McDonald to Katich, 2 runs, moves forward and drives past the short cover to the deep, Hodge fields the ball.

43.3

McDonald to Katich, no run, defended to the off side.

43.4

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves across and defends to mid-on.

43.5

McDonald to Katich, no run, left alone outside the off stummp.

43.6

McDonald to Katich, no run, moves across and punches to mid-on.

End of over 44 (3 runs) New South Wales 123/1
SM Katich    65* (111b 8x4)      AB McDonald    12-3-27-0
PA Jaques    49* (148b 4x4 1x6)     

44.1

Siddle to Jaques, FOUR, wonderful shot, short and outside the off stump, Jaques cuts hard behind point to the fence, brings up his 50.

44.2

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good ball back of a length and angled in, defended to the onside.

44.3

Siddle to Jaques, no run, good ball in the corridor outside the off stump, left alone.

44.4

Siddle to Jaques, OUT, coming round the wicket and the ball angled in, Jaques plays across the line and gets hit on the pad, loud appeal, given by the umpire. Siddle picks up his second wicket.

PA Jaques lbw b Siddle 53 (182m 152b 5x4 1x6) SR: 34.86

Refreshments on the field. Clarke strides out into the middle to face Siddle.

44.5

Siddle to Clarke, no run, sends down a bouncer, Clarke ducks under it.

44.6

Siddle to Clarke, no run, a wasted delivery, short and down the leg side.

McGain comes back replacing McDonald.

End of over 45 (4 runs) New South Wales 127/2
MJ Clarke    0* (2b)      PM Siddle    10-2-29-2
SM Katich    65* (111b 8x4)     

45.1

McGain to Katich, 1 run, moves forward and works it through midwicket.

45.2

McGain to Clarke, no run, tossed up on the off and middle, pushed back to the bowler.

45.3

McGain to Clarke, no run, uses his feet and plays it back to the bowler.

45.4

McGain to Clarke, no run, good ball, Clarke moves back and pushes to the off side.

45.5

McGain to Clarke, no run, comes forward and defends to short leg.

45.6

McGain to Clarke, no run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, Clarke cuts hard to backward point.

End of over 46 (1 run) New South Wales 128/2
MJ Clarke    0* (7b)      BE McGain    6-1-22-0
SM Katich    66* (112b 8x4)     

46.1

Siddle to Katich, no run, moves across his stumps and defends to mid-off.

46.2

Siddle to Katich, (no ball) 2 runs, moves back and punches through extra cover. Siddle oversteps.

46.2

Siddle to Katich, no run, moves across and forward, drives to extra cover.

46.3

Siddle to Katich, no run, full delivery pushed back to the bowler.

46.4

Siddle to Katich, (no ball) 1 run, short ball pulled well in the air to deep square leg, Siddle again oversteps.

46.4

Siddle to Clarke, no run, digs in a short one, which goes down the leg side.

46.5

Siddle to Clarke, no run, on the legs, off the pad the ball goes square of the wicket on the onside.

46.6

Siddle to Clarke, no run, down the leg side and through to Crosthwaite.

Change in the bowling, Harwood replaces McGain. Two slips and a gully in place.

End of over 47 (5 runs) New South Wales 133/2
MJ Clarke    0* (10b)      PM Siddle    11-2-34-2
SM Katich    69* (117b 8x4)     

47.1

Harwood to Katich, no run, moves across and pushes to the off side.

47.2

Harwood to Katich, no run, fuller from Harwood, Kaitch turns it square of the wicket on the onside.

47.3

Harwood to Katich, 1 run, on the legs, worked away to long leg.

Harwood looking for the reverse swing.

47.4

Harwood to Clarke, 1 run, fuller delivery swinging in, pushes to the onside for a single and gets off the mark.

47.5

Harwood to Katich, no run, shuffles across and plays to the onside.

47.6

Harwood to Katich, 1 run, shuffles across and pushes square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 48 (3 runs) New South Wales 136/2
SM Katich    71* (122b 8x4)      SM Harwood    6-2-19-0
MJ Clarke    1* (11b)     

48.1

Siddle to Katich, no run, moves across and forward, drives well to mid-off.

48.2

Siddle to Katich, 1 run, whips it off his legs to deep-backward square leg.

Katich is 64 short of most runs in a season.

48.3

Siddle to Clarke, no run, good ball back of a length, reversing in, Clarke moves back and lets it go.

48.4

Siddle to Clarke, no run, the reverse inswing takes the ball down the leg side. Siddle unable to control it.

48.5

Siddle to Clarke, no run, good ball keeps it full on the stumps, Clarke plays to the onside.

48.6

Siddle to Clarke, FOUR, nice shot through midwicket, wonderful piece of timing as the ball races along the SCG outfield, Harwood fails to pull it in, goes to the fence.

End of over 49 (5 runs) New South Wales 141/2
MJ Clarke    5* (15b 1x4)      PM Siddle    12-2-39-2
SM Katich    72* (124b 8x4)     

49.1

Harwood to Katich, 1 run, short ball on the legs, Katich tucks it to fine leg.

49.2

Harwood to Clarke, no run, gets behind it nicely and defends to the off side.

49.3

Harwood to Clarke, 3 runs, driven nicely through covers to the deep.

49.4

Harwood to Katich, no run, shuffles across and pushes to mid-off.

49.5

Harwood to Katich, no run, punches off the back foot to mid-on.

49.6

Harwood to Katich, no run, moves across his stumps and defends to the onside.

Nannes replaces Siddle.

End of over 50 (4 runs) New South Wales 145/2
SM Katich    73* (128b 8x4)      SM Harwood    7-2-23-0
MJ Clarke    8* (17b 1x4)     
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Tournament Results
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NSW won by 258 runs
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West Aust won by 222 runs
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NSW won by an innings and 162 runs
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Victoria won by 6 wickets
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