Ford Ranger One Day Cup, Queensland v Western Australia at Brisbane, Feb 16, 2008
Western Australia won by 131 runs

Toss: Western Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of the Ford Ranger Cup match between Queensland and Western Australia.

This might be Kasprowicz final game as he is going to retire unless Queensland get the double bonus point to get into the final.

It will be Scott Brant to bowl to Rogers. Ronchi is at the non-strikers end. It is drizzling at the moment.

0.1

Brant to Rogers, no run, short outside the off stump left alone.

0.2

Brant to Rogers, no run, pushes to the onside

0.3

Brant to Rogers, 1 run, full and on the legs, worked to long leg for the first run.

0.4

Brant to Ronchi, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, left alone.

0.5

Brant to Ronchi, no run, hits high on the pad as the ball pitches on a good length and coming in.

0.6

Brant to Ronchi, 3 runs, pushed square behind the wicket to the deep.

End of over 1 (4 runs) Western Australia 4/0 (RR: 4.00)

    • L Ronchi 3 (3b)
    • CJL Rogers 1 (3b)
    • SA Brant 1-0-4-0

It will be Nofke to share the attack.

1.1

Noffke to Ronchi, no run, moves forward to a good length delivery and defends with an angled bat to point.

1.2

Noffke to Ronchi, no run, short of a length delivery and rising outside the off stump, watches it well and shoulders arms.

1.3

Noffke to Ronchi, no run, full and wide outside the off stump, goes after it and misses.

1.4

Noffke to Ronchi, FOUR, over-pitched delivery outside the off stump and Ronchi puts his left foot forward and drives through covers and the ball races to the fence.

1.5

Noffke to Ronchi, OUT, Nofke strikes, good length delivery outside the off stump and Ronchi plays forward, gets the outside edge and Hartley gobbles up the catch.

L Ronchi c †Hartley b Noffke 7 (8m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Excellent start by Queensland by picking up the big wicket of Ronchi.

Marsh is the new batsman.

1.6

Noffke to Marsh, 1 run, worked to the onside for a single.

End of over 2 (5 runs) Western Australia 9/1 (RR: 4.50)

    • SE Marsh 1 (1b)
    • CJL Rogers 1 (3b)
    • AA Noffke 1-0-5-1
    • SA Brant 1-0-4-0
2.1

Brant to Marsh, no run, full and on the stumps, cramps him for any room, off the pad to the off side.

2.2

Brant to Marsh, no run

2.3

Brant to Marsh, FOUR, good start from Marsh, full and on the legs, clipped behind square leg to the fence.

2.4

Brant to Marsh, no run, cut hard off the back foot to the fielder at backward point.

2.5

Brant to Marsh, no run, left alone outside the off stump and through to Hartley.

2.6

Brant to Marsh, no run, looking to force it off the back foot, gets the outside edge behind the wicket.

End of over 3 (4 runs) Western Australia 13/1 (RR: 4.33)

    • SE Marsh 5 (7b 1x4)
    • CJL Rogers 1 (3b)
    • SA Brant 2-0-8-0
    • AA Noffke 1-0-5-1
3.1

Noffke to Rogers, no run, good length delivery angled across, left alone through to Hartley.

3.2

Noffke to Rogers, no run, good length delivery defended with full face of the bat down the track.

3.3

Noffke to Rogers, no run, defended off the back foot to the off side.

3.4

Noffke to Rogers, 1 run, worked to midwicket for a single.

3.5

Noffke to Marsh, OUT, Nofke gets his second wicket, good length delivery outside the off stump, Marsh drives on the up back to Nofke, who sticks out his right hand to take the catch.

SE Marsh c & b Noffke 5 (8m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

3.6

Noffke to North, 1 wide, full and down the leg side.

3.6

Noffke to North, no run, defended on the front foot to the onside.

End of over 4 (2 runs) Western Australia 15/2 (RR: 3.75)

    • MJ North 0 (1b)
    • CJL Rogers 2 (7b)
    • AA Noffke 2-0-7-2
    • SA Brant 2-0-8-0
4.1

Brant to Rogers, 1 run, driven on the front foot to mid-on.

4.2

Brant to North, no run, left alone through to Hartley.

4.3

Brant to North, 1 run, looking to force it on the front foot, gets an inside edge to the onside.

4.4

Brant to Rogers, no run, chops it hard into the ground and along the ground to the slip.

4.5

Brant to Rogers, no run, comes forward and looks to defend, strikes the pad outside the line.

4.6

Brant to Rogers, 1 run, worked from the stumps down to fine leg for a single.

End of over 5 (3 runs) Western Australia 18/2 (RR: 3.60)

    • CJL Rogers 4 (11b)
    • MJ North 1 (3b)
    • SA Brant 3-0-11-0
    • AA Noffke 2-0-7-2

Two slips and a gully in place. Nofke bowling well

5.1

Noffke to Rogers, 1 run, back of a length delivery and Rogers gets behind it, drops it to the off side to short cover for a quick single.

5.2

Noffke to North, no run, short of a length delivery angled across, left alone through to Hartley.

5.3

Noffke to North, no run, back of a length delivery and North defends back down the track.

5.4

Noffke to North, 2 runs, worked through midwicket to pick up couple of runs.

5.5

Noffke to North, no run, pushes on the up to cover.

5.6

Noffke to North, 1 run, moves forward and drives to mid-off, Kasprowicz misfields to allow the single.

End of over 6 (4 runs) Western Australia 22/2 (RR: 3.66)

    • MJ North 4 (8b)
    • CJL Rogers 5 (12b)
    • AA Noffke 3-0-11-2
    • SA Brant 3-0-11-0
6.1

Brant to North, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a quick single.

6.2

Brant to Rogers, no run, good length delivery in the corridor outside the off stump, left alone through to Hartley.

6.3

Brant to Rogers, no run, looking to push it through the off side, gets a thickish edge to the onside.

6.4

Brant to Rogers, no run, plays square of the wicket on the off side.

6.5

Brant to Rogers, no run, good length delivery defended on the front foot and Brant fields the ball to his right on his follow-through.

6.6

Brant to Rogers, no run, looking to force it through the off side but cannot get the timing right, goes to cover.

End of over 7 (1 run) Western Australia 23/2 (RR: 3.28)

    • CJL Rogers 5 (17b)
    • MJ North 5 (9b)
    • SA Brant 4-0-12-0
    • AA Noffke 3-0-11-2
7.1

Noffke to North, no run, moves forward and drives to mid-off and this time Kasprowicz does well to field the ball.

7.2

Noffke to North, no run, driven bit uppishly on the front foot, drops short of the fielder at point.

7.3

Noffke to North, no run, good ball and North is forced to defend down the track.

7.4

Noffke to North, no run, plays with an angled bat to gully.

7.5

Noffke to North, no run, good length delivery defended with the full face of the bat to mid-off to Kasprowicz.

7.6

Noffke to North, no run, good length delivery defended with an angled bat square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 8 (maiden) Western Australia 23/2 (RR: 2.87)

    • MJ North 5 (15b)
    • CJL Rogers 5 (17b)
    • AA Noffke 4-1-11-2
    • SA Brant 4-0-12-0
8.1

Brant to Rogers, 1 wide, short and wide outside the off stump, cuts and misses, signaled a wide.

8.1

Brant to Rogers, no run, chops it hard into the ground to the off side.

8.2

Brant to Rogers, no run, defended back to the bowler.

8.3

Brant to Rogers, 2 runs, down the track and flicks it over the in-field on the onside for couple of runs.

8.4

Brant to Rogers, 1 run, dropped! Back of length delivery outside the off stump and Rogers looking to force it off the back foot gets an outside edge and Hartley dives to his left and gets a glove to it, cannot hold onto to it.

8.5

Brant to North, 2 runs, worked square of the wicket on the onside for couple more.

8.6

Brant to North, no run

End of over 9 (6 runs) Western Australia 29/2 (RR: 3.22)

    • MJ North 7 (17b)
    • CJL Rogers 8 (21b)
    • SA Brant 5-0-18-0
    • AA Noffke 4-1-11-2
9.1

Noffke to Rogers, no run, driven on the front foot to mid-on.

9.2

Noffke to Rogers, FOUR, good shot, short ball and Rogers quickly on the back foot pulls well in front of square leg to the fence.

9.3

Noffke to Rogers, no run, off the pad and the ball lobs up to the onside.

9.4

Noffke to Rogers, OUT, Nofke gets his third wicket, fuller delivery driven in the air upto mid-on and Phillipson dives forward to take a low catch.

CJL Rogers c Maher b Noffke 12 (48m 25b 1x4 0x6) SR: 48.00

9.5

Noffke to Johnston, no run, driven to mid-on.

9.6

Noffke to Johnston, no run, back of a length delivery angled across, left alone through to Hartley.

End of over 10 (4 runs) Western Australia 33/3 (RR: 3.30)

    • MJ Johnston 0 (2b)
    • MJ North 7 (17b)
    • AA Noffke 5-1-15-3
    • SA Brant 5-0-18-0

Second powerplay taken.

10.1

Brant to North, no run, pushes on the front foot to mid-on.

10.2

Brant to North, no run, comes forward and drives to mid-off.

10.3

Brant to North, OUT, Brant picks up his first wicket, looking to drive on the back foot gets the outside edge behind the wicket.

MJ North c Watson b Brant 7 (33m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.00

10.4

Brant to Doropoulos, no run

10.5

Brant to Doropoulos, no run

10.6

Brant to Doropoulos, no run

End of over 11 (wicket maiden) Western Australia 33/4 (RR: 3.00)

    • TP Doropoulos 0 (3b)
    • MJ Johnston 0 (2b)
    • SA Brant 6-1-18-1
    • AA Noffke 5-1-15-3
11.1

Noffke to Johnston, no run, defends on the back foot to mid-off.

11.2

Noffke to Johnston, no run, back of a length delivery defended to the onside.

11.3

Noffke to Johnston, no run, good length delivery angled across, left alone.

11.4

Noffke to Johnston, no run, back of a length delivery defended on the back foot to the off side

11.5

Noffke to Johnston, no run, short rising delivery, gets the glove as he takes his eye of the ball.

11.6

Noffke to Johnston, no run, lovely delivery beats the outside edge.

End of over 12 (maiden) Western Australia 33/4 (RR: 2.75)

    • MJ Johnston 0 (8b)
    • TP Doropoulos 0 (3b)
    • AA Noffke 6-2-15-3
    • SA Brant 6-1-18-1

The sun is shining at the moment.

12.1

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, beats the outside edge.

12.2

Brant to Doropoulos, 1 run, pushes to the off side for a single.

12.3

Brant to Johnston, no run, left alone through to Hartley

12.4

Brant to Johnston, no run, pushes on the front foot to mid-on.

12.5

Brant to Johnston, no run

12.6

Brant to Johnston, 2 runs, moves forward and pushes, gets a thickish edge square behind the wicket for couple of runs.

End of over 13 (3 runs) Western Australia 36/4 (RR: 2.76)

    • MJ Johnston 2 (12b)
    • TP Doropoulos 1 (5b)
    • SA Brant 7-1-21-1
    • AA Noffke 6-2-15-3

It will be Nofke to continue.

13.1

Noffke to Doropoulos, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

13.2

Noffke to Doropoulos, no run, pushes off the back foot square of the wicket behind on the off side.

13.3

Noffke to Doropoulos, 1 run, short ball pulled behind square leg for a single.

13.4

Noffke to Johnston, 1 run, gets behind it and pushes softly to mid-off for a quick single.

13.5

Noffke to Doropoulos, no run, digs in a sharp delivery and it was on target and Doropoulos just gets under the line of the delivery.

13.6

Noffke to Doropoulos, no run, pushes to the off side.

End of over 14 (2 runs) Western Australia 38/4 (RR: 2.71)

    • TP Doropoulos 2 (10b)
    • MJ Johnston 3 (13b)
    • AA Noffke 7-2-17-3
    • SA Brant 7-1-21-1
14.1

Brant to Johnston, 1 run, plays with soft hands to cover and takes off for a quick single.

14.2

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, moves forward to a good length delivery and plays to point.

14.3

Brant to Doropoulos, 1 run, drops it softly to the off side for a single.

14.4

Brant to Johnston, FOUR, driven back in the air and Brant reaches for it but cannot get it, may have got a finger on it, goes to the long off fence.

14.5

Brant to Johnston, no run, driven firmly to the onside, straight along the ground to short midwicket.

14.6

Brant to Johnston, 3 runs, moves forward and drives through the covers to the deep.

End of over 15 (9 runs) Western Australia 47/4 (RR: 3.13)

    • MJ Johnston 11 (17b 1x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 3 (12b)
    • SA Brant 8-1-30-1
    • AA Noffke 7-2-17-3

It has started to drizzle again as there is a bowling change, It will be Swan to bowl.

15.1

Swan to Johnston, 1 run, worked through the onside and the fielder in quickly prevents the second run.

15.2

Swan to Doropoulos, 2 runs, short ball and Doropoulos goes for the pull and mistimes it over mid-on for couple of runs.

15.3

Swan to Doropoulos, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

15.4

Swan to Doropoulos, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, right in the hitting zone, cut away nicely through cover-point and the ball races to the fence.

15.5

Swan to Doropoulos, no run, moves back and defends with an angled bat to backward point.

15.6

Swan to Doropoulos, no run, chops it into the ground square of the wicket on the off side.

Drinks being called in as I also sip into some tea.

End of over 16 (7 runs) Western Australia 54/4 (RR: 3.37)

    • TP Doropoulos 9 (17b 1x4)
    • MJ Johnston 12 (18b 1x4)
    • CR Swan 1-0-7-0
    • SA Brant 8-1-30-1

Brant continues after the drinks break.

16.1

Brant to Johnston, 3 runs, almost gets another wicket as Johnston gets an inside edge and the ball misses the stumps to fine leg.

16.2

Brant to Doropoulos, 1 run, short ball pulled in the air behind square leg to the deep.

16.3

Brant to Johnston, no run, defended on the front foot to cover.

16.4

Brant to Johnston, 1 run, fuller delivery pushed through cover for a single.

16.5

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, moves back and pushes to mid-off.

16.6

Brant to Doropoulos, 2 runs, plays square behind the wicket on the onside, coming back for the second run, Reardon runs in from the deep, picks up the ball and strikes the stumps, referred to the third umpire, given not out as he is in.

End of over 17 (7 runs) Western Australia 61/4 (RR: 3.58)

    • TP Doropoulos 12 (20b 1x4)
    • MJ Johnston 16 (21b 1x4)
    • SA Brant 9-1-37-1
    • CR Swan 1-0-7-0
17.1

Swan to Johnston, no run

17.2

Swan to Johnston, no run

17.3

Swan to Johnston, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

17.4

Swan to Johnston, 1 run, moves back and pushes through cover, slight misfield allows the single.

17.5

Swan to Doropoulos, 1 run, worked in front of square leg for a single.

17.6

Swan to Johnston, no run, bit of outside edge as he pushes forward, was in the air but drops short of the point fielder.

End of over 18 (2 runs) Western Australia 63/4 (RR: 3.50)

    • MJ Johnston 17 (26b 1x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 13 (21b 1x4)
    • CR Swan 2-0-9-0
    • SA Brant 9-1-37-1
18.1

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, left alone.

18.2

Brant to Doropoulos, SIX, goes all the way, charges down the track and hits it high and over long on for maximum.

18.3

Brant to Doropoulos, 1 wide, good response but digs in short and goes way over the batsman, given a wide.

18.3

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, plays of the back foot to cover.

18.4

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, good ball back of a length delivery, pushes to the off side.

18.5

Brant to Doropoulos, FOUR, advances down the track once again and this time goes in the air through the off side to deep-extra cover for the second boundary of the over.

18.6

Brant to Doropoulos, no run, good ball pitches and straightens, pushes to mid-on.

End of over 19 (11 runs) Western Australia 74/4 (RR: 3.89)

    • TP Doropoulos 23 (27b 2x4 1x6)
    • MJ Johnston 17 (26b 1x4)
    • SA Brant 10-1-48-1
    • CR Swan 2-0-9-0
19.1

Swan to Johnston, no run, on the middle and leg, worked to Watson at midwicket.

19.2

Swan to Johnston, no run, good length delivery on the off stump line, pushes to mid-on.

19.3

Swan to Johnston, no run, back of a length delivery pushed down the track.

19.4

Swan to Johnston, no run, inside edges onto the pads and the ball rolls along to the onside, but for a moment Johnston thought it was going onto his stumps.

19.5

Swan to Johnston, 1 run, slower delivery worked square of the wicket on the onside, in front of square leg.

19.6

Swan to Doropoulos, 1 wide, short and down the leg side, signaled a wide.

19.6

Swan to Doropoulos, no run, good length delivery defended to mid-off.

End of over 20 (2 runs) Western Australia 76/4 (RR: 3.80)

    • TP Doropoulos 23 (28b 2x4 1x6)
    • MJ Johnston 18 (31b 1x4)
    • CR Swan 3-0-11-0
    • SA Brant 10-1-48-1

Kasper coming onto bowl now, shed a few tears fellows. In all probability, he would be itching for another match. He would like to go out on top

20.1

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, starts off on the immaculate length outside the off stump, Johnston goes back and defends

20.2

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 leg bye, on the leg stump, pushes to the right of square leg for a single

20.3

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, on the corridor once again, Doropolous has no option but to get onto the back foot and defend

20.4

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 2 runs, outside the off stump, comes forward and defends. Doropolous comes onto the front foot and pushes to point,. Nye comes running in and throws the stumps down, but replays show that he is already in

20.5

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 2 runs, short on the off stump, pulls to deep mid wicket for a couple

20.6

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, on the middle and leg, defended on the front foot to mid wicket

End of over 21 (5 runs) Western Australia 81/4 (RR: 3.85)

    • TP Doropoulos 27 (32b 2x4 1x6)
    • MJ Johnston 18 (33b 1x4)
    • MS Kasprowicz 1-0-4-0
    • CR Swan 3-0-11-0

Simpson into the attack.

21.1

Simpson to Johnston, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side.

21.2

Simpson to Johnston, no run, pushed off the back foot to the onside.

21.3

Simpson to Johnston, 1 run, moves forward and drives down the ground to long off.

The sun is out once again.

21.4

Simpson to Doropoulos, 1 run, bit short from Simpson, cut to the sweeper cover, brings up the 50 partnership.

21.5

Simpson to Johnston, 1 run, moves forward and pushes to cover-point for a single.

21.6

Simpson to Doropoulos, no run, lovely delivery tossed up nicely, comes forward and pushes down the track.

End of over 22 (3 runs) Western Australia 84/4 (RR: 3.81)

    • TP Doropoulos 28 (34b 2x4 1x6)
    • MJ Johnston 20 (37b 1x4)
    • CP Simpson 1-0-3-0
    • MS Kasprowicz 1-0-4-0
22.1

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, back of a length delivery defended to the onside.

22.2

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, moves back and defends to mid-off.

22.3

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, edges and drops short of Maher at wide first slip.

22.4

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 2 runs, waits for it nicely and turns it around the corner at the last moment on the onside, good running fetches couple of runs.

22.5

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, ducks under the bouncer.

22.6

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, defends with an angled bat square of the wicket on the onside.

End of over 23 (2 runs) Western Australia 86/4 (RR: 3.73)

    • MJ Johnston 22 (43b 1x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 28 (34b 2x4 1x6)
    • MS Kasprowicz 2-0-6-0
    • CP Simpson 1-0-3-0
23.1

Simpson to Doropoulos, no run, waits for the tun and plays with an angled bat to backward point.

23.2

Simpson to Doropoulos, SIX, a massive hit from Doropoulos, charges down the track and hits it sweetly high and over the long on fielder and into the stands.

23.3

Simpson to Doropoulos, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

23.4

Simpson to Johnston, no run, defends on the front foot square of the wicket on the off side.

23.5

Simpson to Johnston, 1 run, moves forward and pushes softly to cover, takes off for a sharp single.

23.6

Simpson to Doropoulos, FOUR, tossed it wide outside the off stump and Doropoulos cuts well behind point to the fence.

End of over 24 (12 runs) Western Australia 98/4 (RR: 4.08)

    • TP Doropoulos 39 (38b 3x4 2x6)
    • MJ Johnston 23 (45b 1x4)
    • CP Simpson 2-0-15-0
    • MS Kasprowicz 2-0-6-0
24.1

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, short rising delivery angled across, gets on top of it and defends it down behind the wicket.

24.2

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, pushes back to the bowler.

24.3

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, wide outside the off stump and Kasprowicz is lucky to get away with it, Johnston cuts and misses.

24.4

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 bye, Johnston walks across his stumps and looks to work it through the onside, misses it, Hartley gets a bad bounce and fails to collect the ball.

24.5

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, FOUR, short ball pulled well over the fielder at midwicket to the fence.

24.6

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, FOUR, charges down the track and lofts the ball over wide mid-off to the fence for the second boundary of the over.

Some attacking batting.

End of over 25 (9 runs) Western Australia 107/4 (RR: 4.28)

    • TP Doropoulos 47 (40b 5x4 2x6)
    • MJ Johnston 23 (49b 1x4)
    • MS Kasprowicz 3-0-14-0
    • CP Simpson 2-0-15-0
25.1

Simpson to Johnston, no run, played back down the track.

25.2

Simpson to Johnston, 1 run, worked through the onside for a single.

25.3

Simpson to Doropoulos, 2 runs, tossed wide outside the off stump, cut to deep point and comes back quickly for the second run.

25.4

Simpson to Doropoulos, 1 run, another wide delivery outside the off stump, once again cut to deep point for a single.

25.5

Simpson to Johnston, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on, brings up his 50.

25.6

Simpson to Doropoulos, no run, nicely tossed up outside the off stump, driven back but does not get his timing right.

End of over 26 (5 runs) Western Australia 112/4 (RR: 4.30)

    • TP Doropoulos 50 (43b 5x4 2x6)
    • MJ Johnston 25 (52b 1x4)
    • CP Simpson 3-0-20-0
    • MS Kasprowicz 3-0-14-0
26.1

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 run, cut of the back foot to wide thirdman.

26.2

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, back of a length delivery defended square of the wicket on the off side

26.3

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, good ball back of a length outside the off stump, cuts and misses.

26.4

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 1 run, well played, cuts it late to thirdman for a single. That was closer to the off stump.

26.5

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, moves across his stumps and pushes to mid-on.

26.6

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, another delivery angled wide outside the off stump, cuts and misses, that was close to another wide, not signaled.

End of over 27 (2 runs) Western Australia 114/4 (RR: 4.22)

    • MJ Johnston 26 (55b 1x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 51 (46b 5x4 2x6)
    • MS Kasprowicz 4-0-16-0
    • CP Simpson 3-0-20-0
27.1

Simpson to Doropoulos, FOUR, wide outside the off stump and Doropoulos cuts sweetly off the back foot behind point to the fence.

27.2

Simpson to Doropoulos, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

27.3

Simpson to Johnston, no run, plays softly to cover and thinking of a single, fielder in quickly prevents the run.

27.4

Simpson to Johnston, 1 run, plays square of the wicket on the onside, thinks of the second run, sent back.

27.5

Simpson to Doropoulos, SIX, another massive hit from Doropoulos, swings it high and over long on fence and into the stands.

27.6

Simpson to Doropoulos, 1 run, driven to long off for a single.

End of over 28 (13 runs) Western Australia 127/4 (RR: 4.53)

    • TP Doropoulos 63 (50b 6x4 3x6)
    • MJ Johnston 27 (57b 1x4)
    • CP Simpson 4-0-33-0
    • MS Kasprowicz 4-0-16-0
28.1

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 1 run, charges Kasprowicz and mistimes to mid-on, no timing on the shot.

28.2

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, pushes to mid-off.

28.3

Kasprowicz to Johnston, FOUR, short ball and Johnston pulls over the mid-on fielder to the fence.

28.4

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, short delivery angled across, Johnston up on his toes and defends to the off side.

28.5

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 run, full and on the legs, worked to midwicket outside the circle for a single, brings up the 100 partnership.

Good partnership after the early stutters.

28.6

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 1 run, short ball pulled behind square leg for a single.

End of over 29 (7 runs) Western Australia 134/4 (RR: 4.62)

    • TP Doropoulos 65 (52b 6x4 3x6)
    • MJ Johnston 32 (61b 2x4)
    • MS Kasprowicz 5-0-23-0
    • CP Simpson 4-0-33-0

Noffke back into the attack now

29.1

Noffke to Doropoulos, 1 run, short outside the off stump, Doropolous stands tall and glides to third man for a single

29.2

Noffke to Johnston, no run, on the middle and leg this time round, pushes to mid wicket off the back foot

29.3

Noffke to Johnston, no run, fuller in length outside the off stump, Johnston comes onto the front foot and drives to cover

29.4

Noffke to Johnston, no run, Noffke pitches it on a shorter length, Johnston quite comfortably ducks under it

29.5

Noffke to Johnston, no run, on the middle stump, short in length, same result as the previous ball

29.6

Noffke to Johnston, no run, pitches it on a good length, Johnston comes forward and defends it

End of over 30 (1 run) Western Australia 135/4 (RR: 4.50)

    • MJ Johnston 32 (66b 2x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 66 (53b 6x4 3x6)
    • AA Noffke 8-2-18-3
    • MS Kasprowicz 5-0-23-0
30.1

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, starts the over with a short ball on the off stump, Doropolous sights it early and ducks under it

30.2

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, outside the off stump, comes forward and pushes to deep point

30.3

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, SIX, outside the off stump, on a good length. Doropolous runs down the wicket and smashes it over the bowlers head on the leg side for a six. It would have been a home run in baseball

30.4

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

30.5

Kasprowicz to Johnston, no run, on the leg stump, short in length, pulled to mid wicket

30.6

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 run, on the off stump, fuller in length, drives to mid off for a single

End of over 31 (8 runs) Western Australia 143/4 (RR: 4.61)

    • MJ Johnston 33 (68b 2x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 73 (57b 6x4 4x6)
    • MS Kasprowicz 6-0-31-0
    • AA Noffke 8-2-18-3
31.1

Noffke to Johnston, no run, on the fuller length, pushes Johnston back into the crease with his line on the middle stump

31.2

Noffke to Johnston, no run, fuller in lengthon the off stump, Johnston comes onto the front foot and drives to mid off

31.3

Noffke to Johnston, 2 runs, on the middle stump on a good length and rising, Johnston comes forward and tries to play a defensive stroke, but the ball takes the splice of the bat and rises, just eluding the diving mid on. Johnston takes a couple

31.4

Noffke to Johnston, no run, on the off stump, pushed to mid off

31.5

Noffke to Johnston, no run, outside the off stump, short in length, defends on the back foot

31.6

Noffke to Johnston, SIX, short in length outside the off stump, Johnston makes the back foot the pivot and swerves with the bat to send the ball soaring over mid wicket for a six

End of over 32 (8 runs) Western Australia 151/4 (RR: 4.71)

    • MJ Johnston 41 (74b 2x4 1x6)
    • TP Doropoulos 73 (57b 6x4 4x6)
    • AA Noffke 9-2-26-3
    • MS Kasprowicz 6-0-31-0
32.1

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, no run, fuller on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket

32.2

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump again, pushes to fine leg for a single

32.3

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 leg bye, on the leg stump, slower in pace. off the pads to square leg for a leg bye

32.4

Kasprowicz to Doropoulos, 1 run, on the leg stump and fuller in length, flicks to mid wicket for a single

32.5

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 2 runs, on the leg stump, Johnston tucks it behind square on the leg side for a couple

32.6

Kasprowicz to Johnston, 1 run, on the off stump, comes onto the front foot and plays with soft hands to mid off for a single

Drinks come onto the field now.

Doropolous and Johnston are turning it on for Warriors after the early set backs

End of over 33 (6 runs) Western Australia 157/4 (RR: 4.75)

    • MJ Johnston 44 (77b 2x4 1x6)
    • TP Doropoulos 75 (60b 6x4 4x6)
    • MS Kasprowicz 7-0-36-0
    • AA Noffke 9-2-26-3

Nye into the attack

33.1

Nye to Johnston, no run, on the leg stump, pushes to mkid wicket

33.2

Nye to Johnston, OUT, on the middle and leg, Johnston puts his front foot down and is struck on the pads, looks plumb in front at the first look and is sent on his way back by umpire Laycock

MJ Johnston lbw b Nye 44 (101m 79b 2x4 1x6) SR: 55.69

Ervine comes in

33.3

Nye to Ervine, 1 wide, wide down the leg stump

33.3

Nye to Ervine, no run, on the middle stump and a straight ball, Ervine goes back and tries to cut it, but gets a bottom edge to point

33.4

Nye to Ervine, 2 runs, on the leg stump, guides it to fine leg for a couple

33.5

Nye to Ervine, no run

33.6

Nye to Ervine, FOUR, fuller on the leg stump, Ervine gets onto his knees and sweeps it fine for a boundary

End of over 34 (7 runs) Western Australia 164/5 (RR: 4.82)

    • SM Ervine 6 (4b 1x4)
    • TP Doropoulos 75 (60b 6x4 4x6)
    • AJ Nye 1-0-7-1
    • MS Kasprowicz 7-0-36-0

Swan coming back into the attack

34.1

Swan to Doropoulos, 1 no ball, full toss above the waist outside the leg stump

34.1

Swan to Doropoulos, no run, outside the off stump, on a good length. Doropolous comes onto the front foot and drives through cover

34.2

Swan to Doropoulos, OUT, fuller on the off stump, Doropolous fails to get the bat down in time to counter the swing on it and is castled

TP Doropoulos b Swan 75 (103m 63b 6x4 4x6) SR: 119.04

Heal comes to bat now

34.3

Swan to Heal, no run

34.4

Swan to Heal, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

34.5

Swan to Ervine, 1 run, outside the off stump, short in length. Ervine moves across and guides it to third man for a single

34.6

Swan to Heal, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to mid off for a single

End of over 35 (4 runs) Western Australia 168/6 (RR: 4.80)

    • AK Heal 2 (3b)
    • SM Ervine 7 (5b 1x4)
    • CR Swan 4-0-15-1
    • AJ Nye 1-0-7-1
35.1

Nye to Heal, FOUR, tossed up full outside the off stump, gets the outside edge past the slip and short thirdman to the fence.

35.2

Nye to Heal, no run, comes forward and defends to extra cover.

35.3

Nye to Heal, no run, moves forward and defends softly to cover, fielder quickly onto it prevents the single.

35.4

Nye to Heal, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the off side for a quick single.

35.5

Nye to Ervine, 2 runs, swings at the delivery and gets it over the mid-on fielder to the deep, Ervine chancing his arm.

35.6

Nye to Ervine, no run, good ball in the block-hole, dug out on the track.

End of over 36 (7 runs) Western Australia 175/6 (RR: 4.86)

    • SM Ervine 9 (7b 1x4)
    • AK Heal 7 (7b 1x4)
    • AJ Nye 2-0-14-1
    • CR Swan 4-0-15-1
36.1

Swan to Heal, no run, slower delivery angled across, drives and misses.

36.2

Swan to Heal, no run, good length delivery angled across, bit wide outside the off stump, left alone through to Hartley.

36.3

Swan to Heal, no run, drives to mid-on and thinking of a single but the fielder is quickly onto it.

36.4

Swan to Heal, no run, short of a length delivery angled across, left alone through to Hartley.

36.5

Swan to Heal, OUT, edge and taken, Swan picks up his second wicket, it was back of a length delivery, squares up Heal, the ball takes the outside edge to Hartley behind the wicket.

AK Heal c †Hartley b Swan 7 (8m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

Magoffin is the new batsman

36.6

Swan to Magoffin, no run, fuller delivery driven to mid-on.

End of over 37 (wicket maiden) Western Australia 175/7 (RR: 4.72)

    • SJ Magoffin 0 (1b)
    • SM Ervine 9 (7b 1x4)
    • CR Swan 5-1-15-2
    • AJ Nye 2-0-14-1

Nofke back to bowl his final over

37.1

Noffke to Ervine, no run, strikes high on the pad on the leg stump but the ball pitches outside the leg stump.

37.2

Noffke to Ervine, no run, defends on the front foot to mid-off.

37.3

Noffke to Ervine, no run, defended on the back foot to the off side.

37.4

Noffke to Ervine, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to cover.

37.5

Noffke to Ervine, no run, up on his toes and defends down to the onside.

37.6

Noffke to Ervine, 1 run, back of a length delivery worked through the onside in front of square leg for a single.

That finishes Nofke's spell of wonderful bowling, 3 wickets for 27 runs.

End of over 38 (1 run) Western Australia 176/7 (RR: 4.63)

    • SM Ervine 10 (13b 1x4)
    • SJ Magoffin 0 (1b)
    • AA Noffke 10-2-27-3
    • CR Swan 5-1-15-2

Swan to continue.

38.1

Swan to Ervine, 1 run, fuller delivery driven to the right of mid-on for a single.

38.2

Swan to Magoffin, no run, short of a length delivery and rising, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

38.3

Swan to Magoffin, no run, pushes on the front foot to midwicket.

38.4

Swan to Magoffin, no run, cuts well behind point but cannot beat the fielder, Nye does well.

38.5

Swan to Magoffin, no run, moves back and pushes to mid-off.

38.6

Swan to Magoffin, 3 runs, works nicely off the pads to deep-midwicket.

End of over 39 (4 runs) Western Australia 180/7 (RR: 4.61)

    • SJ Magoffin 3 (6b)
    • SM Ervine 11 (14b 1x4)
    • CR Swan 6-1-19-2
    • AA Noffke 10-2-27-3

Kasprowicz back into the attack.

39.1

Kasprowicz to Magoffin, no run, angled across wide outside the off stump, left alone through to Hartley.

39.2

Kasprowicz to Magoffin, FOUR, short ball pulled in the air wide of mid-on and the ball rolls into the fence.

39.3

Kasprowicz to Magoffin, no run, pushes to mid-off.

39.4

Kasprowicz to Magoffin, no run, moves back and punches to cover.

39.5

Kasprowicz to Magoffin, no run, bit closer to the body, cuts and misses.

39.6

Kasprowicz to Magoffin, no run, slower delivery driven to mid-off.

Kasprowicz has 49 wickets at the Gabba.

End of over 40 (4 runs) Western Australia 184/7 (RR: 4.60)

    • SJ Magoffin 7 (12b 1x4)
    • SM Ervine 11 (14b 1x4)
    • MS Kasprowicz 8-0-40-0
    • CR Swan 6-1-19-2
40.1

Swan to Ervine, FOUR, comes down the wicket and cuts well in the air over the in-field at extra cover to the fence.

40.2

Swan to Ervine, 1 run, yorker length delivery outside the off stump, dug out to cover for a quick single.

40.3

Swan to Magoffin, FOUR, nicely played, it was on the legs and Magoffin glances it to fine leg fence.

40.4

Swan to Magoffin, no run, good ball, plays and misses outside the off stump.

40.5

Swan to Magoffin, no run, driven nicely and firmly upto mid-off.

40.6

Swan to Magoffin, no run, nicely driven once again, Swan gets a hand to it.

End of over 41 (9 runs) Western Australia 193/7 (RR: 4.70)

    • SJ Magoffin 11 (16b 2x4)
    • SM Ervine 16 (16b 2x4)
    • CR Swan 7-1-28-2
    • MS Kasprowicz 8-0-40-0

Simpson is back into the attack, coming round the wicket.

41.1

Simpson to Ervine, 1 run, comes forward and pushes to cover for a single.

41.2

Simpson to Magoffin, no run, defended down the track.

41.3

Simpson to Magoffin, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

41.4

Simpson to Ervine, no run, driven to the right of Simpson, does well to stop diving.

41.5

Simpson to Ervine, no run, cut off the back foot to backward point.

41.6

Simpson to Ervine, 1 run, drives in the air and down the ground to long off.

End of over 42 (3 runs) Western Australia 196/7 (RR: 4.66)

    • SM Ervine 18 (20b 2x4)
    • SJ Magoffin 12 (18b 2x4)
    • CP Simpson 5-0-36-0
    • CR Swan 7-1-28-2
42.1

Swan to Ervine, 1 run, makes room and gets an inside edge to fine leg.

42.2

Swan to Magoffin, no run, goes for the pull and misses.

42.3

Swan to Magoffin, FOUR, lovely shot down the ground, hits it in the air over the bowler to the fence.

42.4

Swan to Magoffin, no run, gets behind it and defends back to the bowler.

42.5

Swan to Magoffin, no run, slower delivery, pushes it in the air to mid-off.

42.6

Swan to Magoffin, no run, short of a length delivery defended to the off side.

End of over 43 (5 runs) Western Australia 201/7 (RR: 4.67)

    • SJ Magoffin 16 (23b 3x4)
    • SM Ervine 19 (21b 2x4)
    • CR Swan 8-1-33-2
    • CP Simpson 5-0-36-0
43.1

Simpson to Ervine, 1 run, driven in the air down the ground to long off.

43.2

Simpson to Magoffin, no run, defended to the onside.

43.3

Simpson to Magoffin, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

43.4

Simpson to Ervine, 1 run, makes room and cuts to deep point.

43.5

Simpson to Magoffin, 1 run, works it behind square of the wicket on the onside.

43.6

Simpson to Ervine, FOUR, lovely shot from Erivne, goes inside-out high in the air to deep-extra cover and the ball rolls along into the fence.

End of over 44 (8 runs) Western Australia 209/7 (RR: 4.75)

    • SM Ervine 25 (24b 3x4)
    • SJ Magoffin 18 (26b 3x4)
    • CP Simpson 6-0-44-0
    • CR Swan 8-1-33-2

Nye back into the attack.

44.1

Nye to Magoffin, 2 runs, driven in the air but safe past the diving point to the deep.

44.2

Nye to Magoffin, no run, defended on the front foot back to the bowler.

44.3

Nye to Magoffin, 1 run, outside edge to the right of backward point.

44.4

Nye to Ervine, 1 run, plays softly to cover for a single.

44.5

Nye to Magoffin, 1 run, driven nicely down the ground to long off.

44.6

Nye to Ervine, 1 run, down the track and hits it along the ground to long on.

End of over 45 (6 runs) Western Australia 215/7 (RR: 4.77)

    • SM Ervine 27 (26b 3x4)
    • SJ Magoffin 22 (30b 3x4)
    • AJ Nye 3-0-20-1
    • CP Simpson 6-0-44-0

Western Australia now have to take the third powerplay.

45.1

Simpson to Ervine, 1 run, plays with soft hands square of the wicket on the off side and they take the single.

45.2

Simpson to Magoffin, 2 runs, hits it high in the air down the ground to long on.

45.3

Simpson to Magoffin, no run, moves forward and pushes to short thirdman.

45.4

Simpson to Magoffin, OUT, good bowling from Simpson, comes down the track and misses the delivery, played all around it, knocks back the stumps and Magoffin goes after a good knock.

SJ Magoffin b Simpson 24 (34m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Davis is the new batsman.

45.5

Simpson to Davis, no run, defended to the onside.

45.6

Simpson to Davis, 2 runs, driven to long on for couple of runs.

End of over 46 (5 runs) Western Australia 220/8 (RR: 4.78)

    • PJ Davis 2 (2b)
    • SM Ervine 28 (27b 3x4)
    • CP Simpson 7-0-49-1
    • AJ Nye 3-0-20-1

Kasprowicz is back into the attack.

46.1

Kasprowicz to Ervine, 1 run, low full toss driven down the ground to long off.

46.2

Kasprowicz to Davis, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, cuts and misses.

46.3

Kasprowicz to Davis, 1 run, plays behind short fine leg for a single.

46.4

Kasprowicz to Ervine, FOUR, down the track and Erivne hits it well behind point and in the process loses his bat and the ball goes into the fence.

46.5

Kasprowicz to Ervine, FOUR, hit well once again, this time over midwicket to the fence.

46.6

Kasprowicz to Ervine, no run, defended to the onside.

End of over 47 (10 runs) Western Australia 230/8 (RR: 4.89)

    • SM Ervine 37 (31b 5x4)
    • PJ Davis 3 (4b)
    • MS Kasprowicz 9-0-50-0
    • CP Simpson 7-0-49-1
47.1

Simpson to Davis, 1 run, plays square of the wicket on the onside.

47.2

Simpson to Ervine, no run, worked square of the wicket on the onside, Davis takes off for a run from the non-strikers end, had to be sent back.

47.3

Simpson to Ervine, FOUR, swings it high and behind square to the fence.

47.4

Simpson to Ervine, no run, driven along the ground straight to the fielder at midwicket.

47.5

Simpson to Ervine, OUT, hits it high in the air down the ground to long off, Nofke who was positioned there, moves nicely and takes the catch above his head. Ervine goes after a good knock.

SM Ervine c Noffke b Simpson 41 (58m 35b 6x4 0x6) SR: 117.14

47.6

Simpson to Davis, no run

End of over 48 (5 runs) Western Australia 235/9 (RR: 4.89)

    • PJ Davis 4 (6b)
    • BM Edmondson 0 (0b)
    • CP Simpson 8-0-54-2
    • MS Kasprowicz 9-0-50-0
48.1

Kasprowicz to Edmondson, no run, blocked to the off side.

48.2

Kasprowicz to Edmondson, no run, defends with an angled bat to cover, no single there.

48.3

Kasprowicz to Edmondson, no run, good slower delivery, defended back down the track.

48.4

Kasprowicz to Edmondson, no run, drives and misses outside the off stump.

48.5

Kasprowicz to Edmondson, no run, another play and miss outside the off stump.

And for the last time Kasprowicz to bowl his final delivery in his career.

48.6

Kasprowicz to Edmondson, no run, short of a length delivery angled across, beats the outside edge.

Acknowledges the crowd at the Gabba.

End of over 49 (maiden) Western Australia 235/9 (RR: 4.79)

    • BM Edmondson 0 (6b)
    • PJ Davis 4 (6b)
    • MS Kasprowicz 10-1-50-0
    • CP Simpson 8-0-54-2
49.1

Simpson to Davis, 1 run, moves forward and plays straight to the fielder at midwicket, takes off for a quick single, throw at the stumps hits the batsman.

49.2

Simpson to Edmondson, 1 run, played to short midwicket for a single.

49.3

Simpson to Davis, 3 runs, swings it high in the air to deep-midwicket.

49.4

Simpson to Edmondson, 1 run, plays it softly in front of square leg to pick up a single.

49.5

Simpson to Davis, 1 run, charges down the track and mishits it down the ground to long on.

49.6

Simpson to Edmondson, no run, driven back to bowler to end the innings with a dot ball.

Innings break: Western Australia end up on 242 in their 50 overs. Kasprowicz leads the team into the pavilion. After the early setbacks for Western Australia a good partnership between Johnston and Doropoulos, later on by Ervine and Magoffin got them to this score. For Queensland Nofke was the pick of the bowlers picking up three wickets for 27 runs. Please join us for the run chase in 35 mins.

End of over 50 (7 runs) Western Australia 242/9

    • BM Edmondson 2 (9b)
    • PJ Davis 9 (9b)
    • CP Simpson 9-0-61-2
    • MS Kasprowicz 10-1-50-0
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