South Africa tour of Australia, 1st T20I: Australia v South Africa at Melbourne, Jan 11, 2009
Australia won by 52 runs
11 January 2009 - night match (20-over match)
16.1

Ntini to Hopes, no run, Ntini bowls a yorker and the batsman defends

16.2

Ntini to Hopes, no run, another yorker and the batsman can't do much but defend towards the bowler

16.3

Ntini to Hopes, 1 run, fuller length outside off stump, driven off the front foot through cover

16.5

Ntini to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes steps out and hits the ball towards midwicket

Australia 157/6   JR Hopes 2* (4b)
17.1

Steyn to Hopes, 1 run, length delivery outside off stump, Hopes makes room and drives the ball through cover point

17.5

Steyn to Hopes, 2 runs, Hopes makes room and drives the ball through point

17.6

Steyn to Hopes, no run, full and wide outside off stump, Hopes lets it go

Australia 170/7   JR Hopes 5* (7b)
18.2

Morkel to Hopes, 2 runs, Morkel fires in the yorker but Hopes is up for it, he leans across and flicks firmly towards deep backward square leg

18.3

Morkel to Hopes, 2 runs, slower ball and Hopes winds up to hit it towards deep midwicket, two more ...

18.4

Morkel to Hopes, 2 runs, Hopes jumps down the track and makes room, Morkel follows him with a full ball angled into the pads, Hopes chips the ball into the gap at wide long-on for the third two in the over

18.5

Morkel to Hopes, no run, terrific bowling! This time the yorker beats Hopes

18.6

Morkel to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes moves outside leg stump and swings a full ball towards deep square leg, only the single this time, Hopes keeps strike for the final over

Australia 178/7   JR Hopes 12* (12b)
19.1

Steyn to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes hits the first ball towards extra cover, he takes the single

19.3

Steyn to Hopes, OUT, caught! Steyn bowls another slower one at 119 kmh, Hopes makes room to hit inside out over cover but gets beaten by the change of pace, he lobs a simple catch towards Botha

JR Hopes c Botha b Steyn 13 (15m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 92.85

Australia 180/8   JR Hopes 13 (14b)
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