Ford Ranger One Day Cup

Victoria v New South Wales

Victoria won by 6 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)

Hello all, and welcome to Cricinfo's coverage of the Australian Domestic season.Today, we bring to you the coverage of the Ford Ranger cup match between New South Wales and Victoria, a battle between the two bottom placed teams in the points table.Lee and Clark, are back to resume their duties for the Blues

Harwood to open the bowling

0.1

Harwood to Forrest, no run, Pitching on a shorter length on the off stump,negotiated safely

0.2

Harwood to Forrest, no run, again on the shorter ,this time on the middle and leg, left alone

0.3

Harwood to Forrest, no run, strikes the good length,left alone

0.4

Harwood to Forrest, no run, on the good length and swinging in,safely defended on the backfoot

0.5

Harwood to Forrest, no run, fuller upto the batsman,tries to drive on the full,but hit back to the bowler

0.6

Harwood to Forrest, no run, on the good length again, defended on the frontfoot

End of over 1 (maiden) New South Wales 0/0 (RR: 0.00)
PJ Forrest    0* (6b)      SM Harwood    1-1-0-0
PJ Hughes    0* (0b)     

Dirk Nannes to share the bowling responsibilities with Harwood

1.1

Nannes to Hughes, no run, raps him on the pads, off a fuller length delivery

1.2

Nannes to Hughes, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the pads, turned away to fine leg

1.3

Nannes to Forrest, no run, on the off and swinging away,left alone to the keeper

1.4

Nannes to Forrest, no run, striking good length more consistently now is Nannes ,left alone to the keeper

1.5

Nannes to Forrest, no run, outswinger and left alone

1.6

Nannes to Forrest, 2 runs, fuller length on the pads,turned to fine leg for a single

End of over 2 (3 runs) New South Wales 3/0 (RR: 1.50)
PJ Forrest    2* (10b)      DP Nannes    1-0-3-0
PJ Hughes    1* (2b)      SM Harwood    1-1-0-0

2.1

Harwood to Hughes, no run, shorter ball on the off stump and swinging away ,left alone

2.2

Harwood to Hughes, 1 run, pitching on the good area,driven off the backfoot to cover for a single

2.3

Harwood to Forrest, 1 run, good length again and guided to point for a single

2.4

Harwood to Hughes, 1 run, tries to go through cover,but ends up edging it to third man instead

2.5

Harwood to Forrest, no run, driven on the backfoot to cover

2.6

Harwood to Forrest, no run, defended on the backfoot

End of over 3 (3 runs) New South Wales 6/0 (RR: 2.00)
PJ Forrest    3* (13b)      SM Harwood    2-1-3-0
PJ Hughes    3* (5b)      DP Nannes    1-0-3-0

3.1

Nannes to Hughes, 2 runs, on the pads once again,turned to fine leg for a couple

3.2

Nannes to Hughes, no run, shorter length delivery, defended on the backfoot

3.3

Nannes to Hughes, no run, swinging in and turned to square leg

3.4

Nannes to Hughes, no run, fuller in length,Hughes walks across and defends on the frontfoot

3.5

Nannes to Hughes, 3 runs, fuller in length,Hughes picks it off his legs and drives down the ground for three runs

3.6

Nannes to Forrest, 1 run, defended on the frontfoot

End of over 4 (6 runs) New South Wales 12/0 (RR: 3.00)
PJ Forrest    4* (14b)      DP Nannes    2-0-9-0
PJ Hughes    8* (10b)      SM Harwood    2-1-3-0

4.1

Harwood to Forrest, no run, driven to mid on

4.2

Harwood to Forrest, no run

4.3

Harwood to Forrest, FOUR, full on the pads and flicked to midwicket boundary

4.4

Harwood to Forrest, no run, defended on the frontfoot

4.5

Harwood to Forrest, FOUR, short in length and coming in ,pulled to midwicket boundary

4.6

Harwood to Forrest, no run, outswinger and beaten

End of over 5 (8 runs) New South Wales 20/0 (RR: 4.00)
PJ Forrest    12* (20b 2x4)      SM Harwood    3-1-11-0
PJ Hughes    8* (10b)      DP Nannes    2-0-9-0

5.1

Nannes to Hughes, no run, defended on the frontfoot

5.2

Nannes to Hughes, 2 runs, short and cut to deep point on the fence for a couple

5.3

Nannes to Hughes, 1 run, driven of the backfoot and takes a single

5.4

Nannes to Forrest, OUT, that's the ball!!! pitching on the good length and swinging ever so slightly away,Forest gets a touch of wood onto it and all he manages to do is to, edge the straight to the waiting hands of Crosthwaite

PJ Forrest c †Crosthwaite b Nannes 12 (20m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

5.5

Nannes to Katich, no run, defended on the frontfoot

5.6

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, guided to the left of point for a single

End of over 6 (4 runs) New South Wales 24/1 (RR: 4.00)
SM Katich    1* (2b)      DP Nannes    3-0-13-1
PJ Hughes    11* (13b)      SM Harwood    3-1-11-0

6.1

Harwood to Katich, no run, on the fuller length and tapped to point

6.2

Harwood to Katich, no run, on the fuller length,driven to midoff

6.3

Harwood to Katich, no run, pitching on the length and swinging away, left alone

6.4

Harwood to Katich, no run, short in length and swinging away, and Katich moves across and defends it to point

6.5

Harwood to Katich, 1 run, fuller length and swinging away, driven to cover

6.6

Harwood to Hughes, no run, pitching on the short length, and swaying in, left alone

End of over 7 (1 run) New South Wales 25/1 (RR: 3.57)
PJ Hughes    11* (14b)      SM Harwood    4-1-12-0
SM Katich    2* (7b)      DP Nannes    3-0-13-1

7.1

Nannes to Katich, no run, tries to go for the cut and is beaten

7.2

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, on the full ,driven on the off side for a single

7.3

Nannes to Hughes, no run, fuller in length and swinging in ,driven on the up to mid off

7.4

Nannes to Hughes, no run, tries to go for the cut of a fuller length delivery and misses

7.5

Nannes to Hughes, 1 run, half volley and fails to pierce the off side field and gets a single only.Hughes displaying nerves here

7.6

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, driven on the full to cover

End of over 8 (3 runs) New South Wales 28/1 (RR: 3.50)
SM Katich    4* (10b)      DP Nannes    4-0-16-1
PJ Hughes    12* (17b)      SM Harwood    4-1-12-0

8.1

Harwood to Katich, no run, glided to midwicket

8.2

Harwood to Katich, no run, short in length and guided to point

8.3

Harwood to Katich, no run, defended on the backfoot

8.4

Harwood to Katich, no run, pitching on a good length and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

8.5

Harwood to Katich, 3 runs, fuller in length and flicked to midwicket for three runs

8.6

Harwood to Hughes, no run, short in length and swinging away,left alone

End of over 9 (3 runs) New South Wales 31/1 (RR: 3.44)
PJ Hughes    12* (18b)      SM Harwood    5-1-15-0
SM Katich    7* (15b)      DP Nannes    4-0-16-1

Hastings into the attack

9.1

Hastings to Katich, no run, defended on the frontfoot

9.2

Hastings to Katich, no run, pitching on a fuller length and swinging away,driven to mid off

9.3

Hastings to Katich, no run

9.4

Hastings to Katich, no run, defended on the backfoot

9.5

Hastings to Katich, no run, left alone

9.6

Hastings to Katich, no run, good length delivery, driven on the backfoot to cover

End of over 10 (maiden) New South Wales 31/1 (RR: 3.10)
SM Katich    7* (21b)      JW Hastings    1-1-0-0
PJ Hughes    12* (18b)      SM Harwood    5-1-15-0

McGain into the attack as Power Play is called

10.1

McGain to Hughes, no run, defended on the frontfoot

10.2

McGain to Hughes, no run

10.3

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, defended on the backfoot

10.4

McGain to Katich, 1 run, flicked to midwicket for a single

10.5

McGain to Hughes, SIX, taken on the full toss ,pulled down the ground for a maximum

10.6

McGain to Hughes, no run, defended on the frontfoot

End of over 11 (8 runs) New South Wales 39/1 (RR: 3.54)
PJ Hughes    19* (23b 1x6)      BE McGain    1-0-8-0
SM Katich    8* (22b)      JW Hastings    1-1-0-0

11.1

Hastings to Katich, 1 run, Cut to thirdman for a single

11.2

Hastings to Hughes, no run, Pitched outside off, cut to point

11.3

Hastings to Hughes, no run, again outside off, beaten trying to cut

11.4

Hastings to Hughes, no run, half volley outside off, driven straight to fielder at covers

11.5

Hastings to Hughes, 1 run, pitched outside off, again cut behind square for a single

11.6

Hastings to Katich, no run, again fuller on the off stump, defended to covers

End of over 12 (2 runs) New South Wales 41/1 (RR: 3.41)
SM Katich    9* (24b)      JW Hastings    2-1-2-0
PJ Hughes    20* (27b 1x6)      BE McGain    1-0-8-0

12.1

McGain to Hughes, no run, pitched outside off and turning in, driven straight to the bowler

12.2

McGain to Hughes, no run, swept to short fine leg fielder

12.3

McGain to Hughes, no run, Defended to off side

12.4

McGain to Hughes, no run, Defended off the front foot

12.5

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, driven straight to long off for a single

12.6

McGain to Katich, 1 leg bye, rapped on pads,trying to work it on the leg side

End of over 13 (2 runs) New South Wales 43/1 (RR: 3.30)
SM Katich    9* (25b)      BE McGain    2-0-9-0
PJ Hughes    21* (32b 1x6)      JW Hastings    2-1-2-0

13.1

Hastings to Katich, no run, pitched outside off, edges a cut tp point

13.2

Hastings to Katich, no run, defended off the back foot, back to the bowler

13.3

Hastings to Katich, FOUR, pitched outside off, edges past the slips for a boundary

13.4

Hastings to Katich, 1 run, driven to deep cover fro a single

13.5

Hastings to Hughes, no run, pitched wide of off stump, driven straight to point

13.6

Hastings to Hughes, FOUR, pitched outside off, edged past diving hussey in the slips for a streaky boundary

End of over 14 (9 runs) New South Wales 52/1 (RR: 3.71)
PJ Hughes    25* (34b 1x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    3-1-11-0
SM Katich    14* (29b 1x4)      BE McGain    2-0-9-0

14.1

McGain to Katich, FOUR, short delivery outside off , cut through point for a boundary

14.2

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

14.3

McGain to Katich, no run, stepping down the track and defended it to off side

14.4

McGain to Katich, no run, full toss on the stumps, driven back to the bowler

14.5

McGain to Katich, 1 run, turned to square leg for a single

14.6

McGain to Hughes, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, hughes cuts away to point for a boundary

End of over 15 (9 runs) New South Wales 61/1 (RR: 4.06)
PJ Hughes    29* (35b 2x4 1x6)      BE McGain    3-0-18-0
SM Katich    19* (34b 2x4)      JW Hastings    3-1-11-0

15.1

Hastings to Katich, 1 run, glided to thirdman for a single

15.2

Hastings to Hughes, 1 run, fuller on the legs, driven to long on for a single

15.3

Hastings to Katich, no run, driven back to the bowler

15.4

Hastings to Katich, 1 run, slower delivery on the leg side, turned to leg side for a single

15.5

Hastings to Hughes, 2 runs, again on the leg side, worked off his legs for a couple

15.6

Hastings to Hughes, no run, pitched on the off stump, defended off the back foot to point

End of over 16 (5 runs) New South Wales 66/1 (RR: 4.12)
PJ Hughes    32* (38b 2x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    4-1-16-0
SM Katich    21* (37b 2x4)      BE McGain    3-0-18-0

16.1

Hussey to Katich, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, driven to long off for a single

16.2

Hussey to Hughes, no run, defended to off side

16.3

Hussey to Hughes, 1 run, driven to off side for a single

16.4

Hussey to Katich, 1 run, fuller on the legs, driven to long on for a single

16.5

Hussey to Hughes, 1 run, driven to off side for a single

16.6

Hussey to Katich, 1 run, driven off the back foot to covers

End of over 17 (5 runs) New South Wales 71/1 (RR: 4.17)
SM Katich    24* (40b 2x4)      DJ Hussey    1-0-5-0
PJ Hughes    34* (41b 2x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    4-1-16-0

17.1

Hastings to Katich, no run, defended off the back foot to leg side

17.2

Hastings to Katich, 2 runs, fuller outside off, driven over covers for a couple

17.3

Hastings to Katich, no run, short delivery on the middle stump, forces off the back foot to leg side

17.4

Hastings to Katich, no run, defended off the back foot to off side

17.5

Hastings to Katich, 1 run, pitched outside leg, katich shuffles and works of his legs to leg side

17.6

Hastings to Hughes, no run, fuller on the middle stump, driven back to bowler

End of over 18 (3 runs) New South Wales 74/1 (RR: 4.11)
PJ Hughes    34* (42b 2x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    5-1-19-0
SM Katich    27* (45b 2x4)      DJ Hussey    1-0-5-0

18.1

Hussey to Katich, 1 leg bye, pitched on the leg stump, rapped on pads trying to drive

18.2

Hussey to Hughes, 1 run, pushed to point for a single

18.3

Hussey to Katich, no run, turned to leg side straight to fielder

18.4

Hussey to Katich, no run, pitched on the middle stump, straightened a bit, katich trying to sweep rapped on pads and struck slightly out side the line

18.5

Hussey to Katich, no run, defended to off side

18.6

Hussey to Katich, no run, trying to sweep but ends up hitting straight to fielder at short fine leg

End of over 19 (2 runs) New South Wales 76/1 (RR: 4.00)
SM Katich    27* (50b 2x4)      DJ Hussey    2-0-6-0
PJ Hughes    35* (43b 2x4 1x6)      JW Hastings    5-1-19-0

19.1

Hastings to Hughes, no run, defended to off side

19.2

Hastings to Hughes, 2 runs, short ball on the middle stump, hughes rocks back and pulls it over midwicket for a couple

19.3

Hastings to Hughes, 1 wide, pitching outside off and swinging away, rightly called a wide

19.3

Hastings to Hughes, no run, defended off the back foot to off side

19.4

Hastings to Hughes, 1 run, pushed to thirdman off the back foot

19.5

Hastings to Katich, FOUR, stepping down the track, drives it through midwicket for a boundary

19.6

Hastings to Katich, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, driven straight to long off for a single

End of over 20 (9 runs) New South Wales 85/1 (RR: 4.25)
SM Katich    32* (52b 3x4)      JW Hastings    6-1-28-0
PJ Hughes    38* (47b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Hussey    2-0-6-0

20.1

Hussey to Katich, 1 run, taken on the full and flicked to midwicket

20.2

Hussey to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long on

20.3

Hussey to Katich, no run, short ball, cut to point

20.4

Hussey to Katich, no run

20.5

Hussey to Katich, 3 runs, on good length, driven off the backfoot to thirdman for three runs

20.6

Hussey to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 21 (6 runs) New South Wales 91/1 (RR: 4.33)
PJ Hughes    40* (49b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Hussey    3-0-12-0
SM Katich    36* (56b 3x4)      JW Hastings    6-1-28-0

Hodge into the attack now

21.1

Hodge to Hughes, no run, on the full and flicked to midwicket

21.2

Hodge to Hughes, 1 run, on the length and driven to long on

21.3

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, short and driven to cover

21.4

Hodge to Hughes, 1 run, on the legs and driven to long on

21.5

Hodge to Katich, no run, flicked to square leg

21.6

Hodge to Katich, no run, driven back to the bowler

End of over 22 (3 runs) New South Wales 94/1 (RR: 4.27)
SM Katich    37* (59b 3x4)      BJ Hodge    1-0-3-0
PJ Hughes    42* (52b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Hussey    3-0-12-0

22.1

Hussey to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

22.2

Hussey to Katich, 1 run, short and cut to vacant third man region for three runs

22.3

Hussey to Hughes, 3 runs

22.4

Hussey to Katich, no run, defended on the frontfoot

22.5

Hussey to Katich, no run, defended on the frontfoot

22.6

Hussey to Katich, FOUR, driven with a flourish to the cover boundary

End of over 23 (9 runs) New South Wales 103/1 (RR: 4.47)
SM Katich    42* (63b 4x4)      DJ Hussey    4-0-21-0
PJ Hughes    46* (54b 2x4 1x6)      BJ Hodge    1-0-3-0

23.1

Hodge to Hughes, no run, driven back to Hodge

23.2

Hodge to Hughes, 1 run, swept to square leg

23.3

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, driven of the backfoot to deep cover

23.4

Hodge to Hughes, no run, flicked to square leg

23.5

Hodge to Hughes, 1 run, flicked to midwicket

23.6

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 24 (4 runs) New South Wales 107/1 (RR: 4.45)
SM Katich    44* (65b 4x4)      BJ Hodge    2-0-7-0
PJ Hughes    48* (58b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Hussey    4-0-21-0

McGain is back

24.1

McGain to Katich, 1 run, flicked to deep midwicket for a single

24.2

McGain to Hughes, no run, driven to cover

24.3

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long off

24.4

McGain to Katich, 1 run, drilled to long off for a single

24.5

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, fifty on debut for Hughes,what a debut !!!! driven to long on

24.6

McGain to Katich, 1 run, turned to square leg

End of over 25 (5 runs) New South Wales 112/1 (RR: 4.48)
SM Katich    47* (68b 4x4)      BE McGain    4-0-23-0
PJ Hughes    50* (61b 2x4 1x6)      BJ Hodge    2-0-7-0

25.1

Hodge to Katich, no run, driven to cover

25.2

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, pulled to long on for a single

25.3

Hodge to Hughes, 1 run, flicked to midwickewt for a single

25.4

Hodge to Katich, 1 run, cut away to deep cover

25.5

Hodge to Hughes, no run, defended to cover

25.6

Hodge to Hughes, no run, defended to midwicket

End of over 26 (3 runs) New South Wales 115/1 (RR: 4.42)
PJ Hughes    51* (64b 2x4 1x6)      BJ Hodge    3-0-10-0
SM Katich    49* (71b 4x4)      BE McGain    4-0-23-0

26.1

McGain to Katich, 1 run, driven on the full and driven to mid off

26.2

McGain to Hughes, no run, flicked to midwicket

26.3

McGain to Hughes, 1 run

26.4

McGain to Katich, 1 run, cut to point

26.5

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long off

26.6

McGain to Katich, no run, plays and misses

End of over 27 (4 runs) New South Wales 119/1 (RR: 4.40)
SM Katich    51* (74b 4x4)      BE McGain    5-0-27-0
PJ Hughes    53* (67b 2x4 1x6)      BJ Hodge    3-0-10-0

Nannes to bowl

27.1

Nannes to Hughes, no run, defended on the backfoot

27.2

Nannes to Hughes, 1 run, driven to cover

27.3

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, length ball flicked to deep square leg

27.4

Nannes to Hughes, no run, full toss ,flicked to midwicket

27.5

Nannes to Hughes, 1 run, dabs to third man for a single

27.6

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, driven on the backfoot to cover

End of over 28 (4 runs) New South Wales 123/1 (RR: 4.39)
SM Katich    53* (76b 4x4)      DP Nannes    5-0-20-1
PJ Hughes    55* (71b 2x4 1x6)      BE McGain    5-0-27-0

28.1

McGain to Katich, 1 run, taken on the full and flicked to midwicket

28.2

McGain to Hughes, no run, tries to play and edges it to his pads

28.3

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long on

28.4

McGain to Katich, 1 run, flicked to deep midwicket

28.5

McGain to Hughes, 2 leg byes, sweeps it and is of his pads fopr two legbyes

28.6

McGain to Hughes, no run, flicked to midwicket

End of over 29 (5 runs) New South Wales 128/1 (RR: 4.41)
PJ Hughes    56* (75b 2x4 1x6)      BE McGain    6-0-30-0
SM Katich    55* (78b 4x4)      DP Nannes    5-0-20-1

29.1

Nannes to Katich, no run, flicked to midwicket

29.2

Nannes to Katich, 1 run, flicked to square leg

29.3

Nannes to Hughes, no run, driven to mid off

29.4

Nannes to Hughes, no run, short and tries to pull and is hit on the box

29.5

Nannes to Hughes, 1 run, driven off the backfoot for a single

29.6

Nannes to Katich, no run, full and flicked to midwicket

End of over 30 (2 runs) New South Wales 130/1 (RR: 4.33)
SM Katich    56* (81b 4x4)      DP Nannes    6-0-22-1
PJ Hughes    57* (78b 2x4 1x6)      BE McGain    6-0-30-0

30.1

McGain to Hughes, SIX, comes down the wicket and smashes behind the bowler for a boundary

30.2

McGain to Hughes, no run

30.3

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, driven to long on

30.4

McGain to Katich, 1 run, swept behind square

30.5

McGain to Hughes, 1 run, on drive to longon

30.6

McGain to Katich, 1 run, flicked to midwicket

End of over 31 (10 runs) New South Wales 140/1 (RR: 4.51)
SM Katich    58* (83b 4x4)      BE McGain    7-0-40-0
PJ Hughes    65* (82b 2x4 2x6)      DP Nannes    6-0-22-1

31.1

Nannes to Katich, OUT, full length delivery and swinging in, tries to force the ball of his hips ,but is deceived by the length and is rapped on the pads and the dreaded finger goes up

SM Katich lbw b Nannes 58 (87m 84b 4x4 0x6) SR: 69.04

31.2

Nannes to Haddin, no run, short and angled across, plays from the crease and gets beaten.

31.3

Nannes to Haddin, no run, another good delivery, 141 km/h, angled across, this time he watches it and plays inside the line.

31.4

Nannes to Haddin, no run, full this time, yorker length, pushes to the off side

31.5

Nannes to Haddin, no run, gets behind it and defends to the off side.

31.6

Nannes to Haddin, no run, short in length and angled across, gets behind the line of the delivery and defends well to the off side.

End of over 32 (wicket maiden) New South Wales 140/2 (RR: 4.37)
BJ Haddin    0* (5b)      DP Nannes    7-1-22-2
PJ Hughes    65* (82b 2x4 2x6)      BE McGain    7-0-40-0

32.1

Hastings to Hughes, no run, flicked to midwicket

32.2

Hastings to Hughes, 1 run, flicked to midwicket

32.3

Hastings to Haddin, no run, walks down and Hastings noticing it pitches it short and deceives Haddin

32.4

Hastings to Haddin, 1 run, driven to mid off

32.5

Hastings to Hughes, no run, driven to cover

32.6

Hastings to Hughes, no run, fuller in length and misses the drive

End of over 33 (2 runs) New South Wales 142/2 (RR: 4.30)
PJ Hughes    66* (86b 2x4 2x6)      JW Hastings    7-1-30-0
BJ Haddin    1* (7b)      DP Nannes    7-1-22-2

Nannes to continue

33.1

Nannes to Haddin, no run, back of a length delivery, watches it well and gets behind it and defends to short cover.

33.2

Nannes to Haddin, no run, short in length pitches outside the leg stump and angles across, defends to the off side.

33.3

Nannes to Haddin, 1 run, pushes to mid off and takes off for a single

33.4

Nannes to Hughes, 2 runs, pushes through the off side through extra-cover and just outside the circle, they come back for the second run, good running

33.5

Nannes to Hughes, no run, short delivery angled in, sways away from it, Nannes falls as he follows-through.

33.6

Nannes to Hughes, OUT, short and coming in, edges it as he tries to cut it, Crosthwaite behind the wicket takes an easy catch. Hughes goes after a good knock.

PJ Hughes c †Crosthwaite b Nannes 68 (121m 89b 2x4 2x6) SR: 76.40

End of over 34 (3 runs) New South Wales 145/3 (RR: 4.26)
     DP Nannes    8-1-25-3
BJ Haddin    2* (10b)      JW Hastings    7-1-30-0

Thornely is the new batsman. It has been a good batting wicket, New South Wales will be looking for a score around the 250 mark.

McGain come back and he will be bowling to Haddin.

34.1

McGain to Haddin, no run, spins wide outside the off stump, plays to the off side

34.2

McGain to Haddin, no run, short in length, moves back and defends on the track

34.3

McGain to Haddin, 1 run, moves back and cuts to point

silly-point for Thornely

34.4

McGain to Thornely, no run, pushes down the track to the bowler

34.5

McGain to Thornely, 1 run, moves back and punches to deep point.

34.6

McGain to Haddin, SIX, down the track and hits it well over the long on boundary for maximum. Lovely footwork from Haddin.

End of over 35 (8 runs) New South Wales 153/3 (RR: 4.37)
BJ Haddin    9* (14b 1x6)      BE McGain    8-0-48-0
DJ Thornely    1* (2b)      DP Nannes    8-1-25-3

35.1

Nannes to Thornely, no run, digs in a short and angled across, jumps up to play it but then drops his hands to let the ball go through to Crosthwaite.

35.2

Nannes to Thornely, no run, moves back and across and pushes to point

35.3

Nannes to Thornely, no run, another bouncer, this time Thornely picks up the length and sways away from the line of the delivery.

35.4

Nannes to Thornely, no run, gets behind it and pushes to point.

35.5

Nannes to Thornely, 1 run, short on the leg stump, works to square leg to pick up a single.

35.6

Nannes to Haddin, no run, moves back and pushes to cover.

End of over 36 (1 run) New South Wales 154/3 (RR: 4.27)
BJ Haddin    9* (15b 1x6)      DP Nannes    9-1-26-3
DJ Thornely    2* (7b)      BE McGain    8-0-48-0

Quiney is the new bowler

36.1

Quiney to Thornely, no run, good length delivery on the off stump line, defends with a straight bat to the bowler.

36.2

Quiney to Thornely, no run, yorker dug out back down the track.

36.3

Quiney to Thornely, 2 runs, fullish delivery too wide outside the off stump, driven well to deep backward-point.

36.4

Quiney to Thornely, no run, driven to mid off

36.5

Quiney to Thornely, 1 run, fuller delivery driven down the ground to long off.

36.6

Quiney to Haddin, no run, yorker length delivery outside the off stump, dug out beside the track.

End of over 37 (3 runs) New South Wales 157/3 (RR: 4.24)
BJ Haddin    9* (16b 1x6)      RJ Quiney    1-0-3-0
DJ Thornely    5* (12b)      DP Nannes    9-1-26-3

Clouds hovering over MCG. Nannes into his last over

37.1

Nannes to Thornely, 1 run, moves back and works to midwicket for a single

37.2

Nannes to Haddin, no run, beauty, angled across on a good length, Haddin shuffles inside the crease and gets beaten.

37.3

Nannes to Haddin, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump, worked wide of mid on for an easy single.

37.4

Nannes to Thornely, no run, short and on the off and middle, gets behind it and defends to the off side.

37.5

Nannes to Thornely, no run, good tight delivery, stands in the crease and defends to the off side.

37.6

Nannes to Thornely, no run, short delivery and angled across, can only defend it, lovely bowling from Nannes.

That ends a wonderful spell of bowling, three wickets for 28 runs.

End of over 38 (2 runs) New South Wales 159/3 (RR: 4.18)
DJ Thornely    6* (16b)      DP Nannes    10-1-28-3
BJ Haddin    10* (18b 1x6)      RJ Quiney    1-0-3-0

38.1

Quiney to Haddin, 2 runs, lofted in the out-field to deep midwicket, comes back for the second run

38.2

Quiney to Haddin, 1 run, good slower delivery, almost gave a return catch to the bowler, goes down to long off.

38.3

Quiney to Thornely, no run, looks to drive down the ground, but cannot get it past the fielder at mid on.

38.4

Quiney to Thornely, 1 run, works neatly through midwicket to the deep.

38.5

Quiney to Haddin, SIX, goes over the long on boundary for maximum. It was the slower delivery on a good hitting length, wonderful strike.

38.6

Quiney to Haddin, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

Time for drinks.

End of over 39 (11 runs) New South Wales 170/3 (RR: 4.35)
BJ Haddin    20* (22b 2x6)      RJ Quiney    2-0-14-0
DJ Thornely    7* (18b)      DP Nannes    10-1-28-3

11 more overs to go and one more powerplay left, which is to be opted by the batting team. Well as I say it, they have taken the third powerplay. Harwood will be bowling to Haddin

39.1

Harwood to Haddin, no run, short in length delivery defended to the on side.

39.2

Harwood to Haddin, 1 run, digs in a short one, was shaping to give himself some room but the ball followed him, he pushes to the off side and takes off for a single.

39.3

Harwood to Thornely, 1 leg bye, off the pad or off the edge of the bat, Crosthwaite drops it, they scamper through for a run. It was down the leg side.

39.4

Harwood to Haddin, no run, short of a length, jumps up and gets behind it and defends to the on side.

39.5

Harwood to Haddin, 1 run, short again, goes for the pull, too early into the shot, gets the bottom of the bat and goes to square leg.

39.6

Harwood to Thornely, 1 wide, digs in a short one, goes down the leg side, signaled a wide.

39.6

Harwood to Thornely, 2 runs, dropped! Driven in the air to mid on, Quiney just gets a finger tip to it, drops it.

End of over 40 (6 runs) New South Wales 176/3 (RR: 4.40)
DJ Thornely    9* (20b)      SM Harwood    6-1-20-0
BJ Haddin    22* (26b 2x6)      RJ Quiney    2-0-14-0

40.1

Hastings to Haddin, no run, appeal for a caught behind, not given, it was a fuller delivery, off the edge of the bat through to Crosthwaite. Replays suggest there was a fine nick.

40.2

Hastings to Haddin, no run

40.3

Hastings to Haddin, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

40.4

Hastings to Thornely, 2 runs, hit in the air over extra-cover to the deep for couple of runs. It was not a well timed shot.

40.5

Hastings to Thornely, 1 run, low full toss firmly struck down the ground to long off.

40.6

Hastings to Haddin, no run, fullish delivery outside the off stump, squeezed out to point.

End of over 41 (4 runs) New South Wales 180/3 (RR: 4.39)
BJ Haddin    23* (30b 2x6)      JW Hastings    8-1-34-0
DJ Thornely    12* (22b)      SM Harwood    6-1-20-0

41.1

Harwood to Thornely, 1 run, looks to give himself room and plays with an horizontal bat to mid off, a mistimed shot.

41.2

Harwood to Haddin, FOUR, poor fielding by Hastings, low full toss driven to mid off, goes through him to the long off boun.dary

41.3

Harwood to Haddin, no run, driven to mid off

41.4

Harwood to Haddin, no run, a mistimed shot as he goes for a pull, plays to the on side.

41.5

Harwood to Haddin, no run, short delivery, swings and misses as he makes room to play.

41.6

Harwood to Haddin, 1 leg bye, short and on the ribs, looks to get behind, off the body behind the wicket, they scamper through for a legbye. Crosthwaite does well to flick the ball, misses the stumps, would have been a close thing.

End of over 42 (6 runs) New South Wales 186/3 (RR: 4.42)
BJ Haddin    27* (35b 1x4 2x6)      SM Harwood    7-1-25-0
DJ Thornely    13* (23b)      JW Hastings    8-1-34-0

42.1

Hastings to Haddin, no run, Yorker length on the off stump, digs it out on the track.

42.2

Hastings to Haddin, no run, yorker length squeezed out to point.

42.3

Hastings to Haddin, OUT, Brad Hodge at wide mid on takes a blinder. A full delivery driven firmly to him. That ball was traveling.

BJ Haddin c Hodge b Hastings 27 (54m 38b 1x4 2x6) SR: 71.05

Brett Lee is the new batsman.

42.4

Hastings to Lee, no run, good delivery on a yorker length, digs it out to the off side.

42.5

Hastings to Lee, FOUR, another yorker delivery squeezed out past the short thirdman to the fence.

42.6

Hastings to Lee, no run, another excellent delivery to end the over, Lee digs it out to mid on.

End of over 43 (4 runs) New South Wales 190/4 (RR: 4.41)
B Lee    4* (3b 1x4)      JW Hastings    9-1-38-1
DJ Thornely    13* (23b)      SM Harwood    7-1-25-0

43.1

Harwood to Thornely, 1 run, pushes to mid off and takes off for a quick single, good work by Hodge as he puts in a dive to run out Thornely, who is just in as the ball strikes the stumps.

43.2

Harwood to Lee, 2 runs, worked through the vacant midwicket and just outside the circle, good running fetches couple of runs.

43.3

Harwood to Lee, 1 run, steers it down to thirdman

43.4

Harwood to Thornely, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler, Harwood gets a hand to it, deflects to mid on.

43.5

Harwood to Thornely, no run, moves forward and pushes to extra-cover.

43.6

Harwood to Thornely, 2 runs, short, goes for the pull and gets it high in the air, falls just in front of the fielder from mid on who turned around and chased it.

End of over 44 (6 runs) New South Wales 196/4 (RR: 4.45)
DJ Thornely    16* (27b)      SM Harwood    8-1-31-0
B Lee    7* (5b 1x4)      JW Hastings    9-1-38-1

David Hussey comes back

44.1

Hussey to Lee, no run, moves forward and pushes to the right of Hussey, who fields on his follow-through.

44.2

Hussey to Lee, no run, driven frimly to the left of Hussey, moves across quickly and fields it.

44.3

Hussey to Lee, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

44.4

Hussey to Thornely, 1 run, flat and full, driven firmly down the ground to long off.

44.5

Hussey to Lee, no run, down the track and hits it back to the bowler.

44.6

Hussey to Lee, 1 run, comes down the track, Hussey does well to push it through, squeezes it out through cover.

End of over 45 (3 runs) New South Wales 199/4 (RR: 4.42)
B Lee    9* (10b 1x4)      DJ Hussey    5-0-24-0
DJ Thornely    17* (28b)      SM Harwood    8-1-31-0

New South Wales need some boundaries to get to a score around 250.

45.1

Harwood to Lee, 1 run, swung to deep square leg, was looking to go through midwicket.

45.2

Harwood to Thornely, 2 runs, dropped! Hit in the air to sweeper cover, Nannes runs in from the deep and puts it down, was not in a position to take the catch.

45.3

Harwood to Thornely, 3 runs, swung behind square leg.

45.4

Harwood to Lee, 1 leg bye, short ball, gets hit on the glove as he tries to defend

45.5

Harwood to Thornely, 2 runs, worked through the on side.

coming round the wicket

45.6

Harwood to Thornely, 1 run, digs it in short, pulls it around to fine leg.

End of over 46 (10 runs) New South Wales 209/4 (RR: 4.54)
DJ Thornely    25* (32b)      SM Harwood    9-1-40-0
B Lee    10* (12b 1x4)      DJ Hussey    5-0-24-0

46.1

Hussey to Thornely, 1 run, flat and short, pulls it in the air to deep midwicket

46.2

Hussey to Lee, 1 run, right in the block-hole, dug out to mid on

46.3

Hussey to Thornely, SIX, has enough to go over the ropes at long off. It was fuller outside the off stump, was hit well.

46.4

Hussey to Thornely, FOUR, another good shot in the air over the bowler to the fence, split the fielders in the deep.

46.5

Hussey to Thornely, 2 runs, OUT, RUN OUT! Was looking to sweep but then he plays it through the off side, gets the edge down to thirdman, Lee is well short of the crease as the ball comes in to Crosthwaite.

B Lee run out 11 (18m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

Henriques is the new batsman

46.6

Hussey to Henriques, no run, moves forward and mistimes to mid off

End of over 47 (14 runs) New South Wales 223/5 (RR: 4.74)
MC Henriques    0* (1b)      DJ Hussey    6-0-38-0
DJ Thornely    38* (36b 1x4 1x6)      SM Harwood    9-1-40-0

Hodge comes back

47.1

Hodge to Thornely, 1 run, moves back and works behind square leg

47.2

Hodge to Henriques, FOUR, down the track and clips it in the air through midwicket, right in the gap to the fence.

47.3

Hodge to Henriques, 1 run, works it well to square leg

47.4

Hodge to Thornely, FOUR, makes room and looks to go in front of the wicket, gets the outside edge and the ball travels quickly to thirdman fence.

47.5

Hodge to Thornely, SIX, down the track and launches it well over the long on boundary, wonderful strike. Thornely 49 of 39 deliveries.

47.6

Hodge to Thornely, OUT, hit in the air to wide long on, Hussey runs back and across and jumps up in the air, puts out his right hand to pluck the catch out of thin air. Wonderful effort from Hussey.

DJ Thornely c Hussey b Hodge 49 (65m 40b 2x4 2x6) SR: 122.50

End of over 48 (16 runs) New South Wales 239/6 (RR: 4.97)
     BJ Hodge    4-0-26-1
MC Henriques    5* (3b 1x4)      DJ Hussey    6-0-38-0

Ed Cowan is the new batsman

48.1

Hastings to Cowan, no run, Yorker dug out on the track.

48.2

Hastings to Cowan, 2 byes, goes for the drive and misses, Crosthwaite fails to collect it.

48.3

Hastings to Cowan, no run, wide outside the off stump, goes after it and gets beaten.

48.4

Hastings to Cowan, 1 run, swung in the air to deep midwicket.

48.5

Hastings to Henriques, SIX, full toss hit well over the long on boundary for maximum

48.6

Hastings to Henriques, OUT, a slow low full toss, Henriques misses it completely, takes the pad and strikes the stumps.

MC Henriques b Hastings 11 (9m 5b 1x4 1x6) SR: 220.00

End of over 49 (9 runs) New South Wales 248/7 (RR: 5.06)
     JW Hastings    10-1-45-2
EJM Cowan    1* (4b)      BJ Hodge    4-0-26-1

49.1

Harwood to Cowan, 2 runs, worked through midwicket to the deep for couple of runs. It was a full toss from round the wicket.

49.2

Harwood to Cowan, 1 run, hit in the air to deep midwicket, Nannes does well to keep it down to a single.

over the wicket for Hauritz

49.3

Harwood to Hauritz, 1 run, squeezed out to the on side

back round the wicket

49.4

Harwood to Cowan, 2 runs, keeps it full, gets it behind square leg, good running fetches couple of runs.

49.5

Harwood to Cowan, 1 run, dug out beside the wicket, they scamper through for a quick single.

49.6

Harwood to Hauritz, FOUR, makes room and takes it on the full and drives it well to the left of mid off, who puts in a dive but fails to field, the ball goes to the fence.

New South Wales end up on 259. 60 runs of the last 5 overs, wonderful batting from the Blues. The wicket is slow and it is going to be an interesting chase. Please join us in 25 minutes.

End of over 50 (11 runs) New South Wales 259/7
NM Hauritz    5* (2b 1x4)      SM Harwood    10-1-51-0
EJM Cowan    7* (8b)      JW Hastings    10-1-45-2
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