Nokia Champions League T20, Group B: Somerset v Warriors at Bangalore, Oct 5, 2011
Somerset won by 12 runs
Played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore (neutral venue)
5 October 2011 - day/night match (20-over match)
3.1

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, no run, sliding straight on around off stump, guided to short third man

3.2

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, FOUR, poor ball, too short, too wide, sitting up outside off, RVDM cranks up and cracks it through extra cover

3.3

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, 1 run, dabs this one from close to off to short third man

3.4

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, 1 run, flat one fired in on a length on middle and leg, tucked in front of square leg

3.5

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, 1 run, too short again, going straight on, no turn, he rocks back and launches in to the pull, straight to deep midwicket

3.6

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, 1 run, shuffles and tucks a shortish one in front of square leg

Somerset 38/1   JT Smuts 1-0-8-0
5.1

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, no run, dabbed from outside off to short third man

5.2

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, FOUR, he has created the length for this shot, it was not that short, it was right on the stumps, but he rocked back and dragged the pull wide of deep midwicket

5.3

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, FOUR, down the track comes RVDM, he gets to the pitch and dismisses the delivery down the ground past mid off

5.4

JT Smuts to van der Merwe, OUT, and he has given it away now, he did so against RCB as well, but he has managed to do a bit of damage here, lined up the slog sweep over midwicket, could not get much on the shot, top edge taken beyond midwicket

RE van der Merwe c Theron b JT Smuts 32 (16b 5x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

5.5

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, no run, stands in the crease and tries to hit a turning ball, it goes in the air but falls short of cover

5.6

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, no run, full one on middle and leg, blocked off the front foot

Somerset 48/2   JT Smuts 2-0-16-1
12.1

JT Smuts to Buttler, no run, Smuts gives it flight now, and straight away lures him forward, and beats him as the ball turns away

12.2

JT Smuts to Buttler, 1 run, pushed away in the air through extra cover

12.3

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, 1 run, tossed up and turning away, pushed towards point off the front foot

12.4

JT Smuts to Buttler, 1 run, gets forward and lofts over extra cover, falls short of long off

12.5

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, 1 run, bit of width and he goes back to cut to sweeper cover

12.6

JT Smuts to Buttler, no run, dipping on him as he comes forward and pushes straight to extra cover

Somerset 81/3   JT Smuts 3-0-20-1
15.1

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, 1 run, presses forward and opens the face to run it to short third man

15.2

JT Smuts to Buttler, 2 runs, superb work on the wide long off boundary, this one had been slammed through extra cover, but he got there with a sharp run and a big dive

15.3

JT Smuts to Buttler, no run, shortish, cannot slap it past extra cover

15.4

JT Smuts to Buttler, SIX, Buttler gets another maximum, he leaves the crease early, reaches the pitch of the ball and creams it over the sightscreen

15.5

JT Smuts to Buttler, 1 run, pushed towards extra cover

15.6

JT Smuts to Kieswetter, 1 run, length ball, he goes back and whips it in front of square leg

Somerset 110/3   JT Smuts 4-0-31-1
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