Champions League Twenty20 - Final

Lions v Sydney Sixers

Sydney Sixers won by 10 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)

3.4

O'Keefe to Symes, no run, pushed through quicker and driven back to the bowler

3.5

O'Keefe to Symes, 1 run, tucked away to the on side

Lions 10/4   J Symes 1* (2b)

4.1

Starc to Symes, 1 run, comes forward and gets an outside edge down to third man, only one slip in place

4.3

Starc to Symes, 1 wide, this was full and wide outside off and Symes chased it

4.3

Starc to Symes, no run, half volley outside off and driven firmly straight to short cover

4.4

Starc to Symes, FOUR, lovely shot! Lions will hope for more of these now, length ball shaping away and he opens the face of the bat and steers it wide of backward point

4.5

Starc to Symes, no run, lovely comeback delivery, outswinging yorker and the batsman just about digs it out

4.6

Starc to Symes, FOUR, bashed! It was pitched up and Symes gave it a thrash on the front foot and it sailed over extra cover

Lions 21/4   J Symes 10* (7b 2x4)

6.1

McCullum to Symes, 1 run, not much turn and he clips it wide of midwicket

6.3

McCullum to Symes, no run, gets beside the line and pushes it to point

6.4

McCullum to Symes, 1 run, angled on the pads and knocked wide of midwicket

Lions 32/4   J Symes 12* (10b 2x4)

7.1

Cummins to Symes, no run, stays behind the line and defends to the on side

7.2

Cummins to Symes, 1 run, angling across him and he plays a punched drive down to sweeper cover

Lions 33/5   J Symes 13* (12b 2x4)

8.1

McCullum to Symes, no run, mistimes the punch to the off side

8.2

McCullum to Symes, no run, quicker one and he gets an inside edge to the pads on the flick

8.3

McCullum to Symes, FOUR, lovely punch, makes a bit of room and smashes that past extra cover

8.4

McCullum to Symes, 1 run, clips it down to midwicket

8.6

McCullum to Symes, 1 run, flatter delivery and clipped to the on side

Lions 42/5   J Symes 19* (17b 3x4)

9.1

Cummins to Symes, no run, comes forward and checks his drive to mid-off

9.2

Cummins to Symes, no run, nearly chips it back to Cummins on the full! Strange shot, flicked his wrists late and tried to work it to the on side, didn't time it well

9.3

Cummins to Symes, FOUR, fires it full and quick wide of the off stump and Symes uses the pace of the ball and opens the face and drives wide of backward point

9.4

Cummins to Symes, FOUR, that reached the rope before you could blink! Length ball on middle and he picked the length early and clubbed it flat over midwicket

9.5

Cummins to Symes, no run, full outside off and pushed towards mid-off

9.6

Cummins to Symes, no run, goes for the expansive drive off the fuller delivery and nearly drags it back to the stumps, hit on the pads instead

Lions 50/5   J Symes 27* (23b 5x4)

11.1

Starc to Symes, 1 run, just short of a length and he punches it wide of extra cover

Lions 57/5   J Symes 28* (24b 5x4)

12.1

O'Keefe to Symes, 2 runs, flatter delivery and driven wide of extra cover

12.2

O'Keefe to Symes, no run, flatter one and driven straight to backward point

12.3

O'Keefe to Symes, 1 run, almost a run-out! Symes awkwardly edges the ball to the off side, he's slow to set off, his partner is charging, Haddin picks up and underarms the ball to the bowler but O'Keefe fails to gather, Symes was nowhere near

12.5

O'Keefe to Symes, 1 run, punches this one down to long-off

Lions 72/5   J Symes 32* (28b 5x4)

13.1

McCullum to Symes, no run, makes room and punches it down to cover

13.2

McCullum to Symes, 1 run, flatter and drifting on the pads and clipped down to short fine leg

13.6

McCullum to Symes, 1 run, bowls it flatter and a bit too short, stays on the backfoot and clips it down to midwicket

Lions 79/6   J Symes 34* (31b 5x4)

14.1

O'Keefe to Symes, 1 run, goes back and punches it down to long-off

14.6

O'Keefe to Symes, 1 run, almost a run-out! Clipped towards deep square leg and Henriques throw was quick but wide, Pretorious wanted a second, was sent back but the throw was wide

Lions 82/6   J Symes 36* (33b 5x4)

15.1

Cummins to Symes, no run, comes round the wicket and bowls it straight, he can only jab it back to the bowler

15.2

Cummins to Symes, no run, follows it up with the yorker and Symes dances about at the crease and squirts it out

15.3

Cummins to Symes, no run, full delivery and Symes goes for the hoick and gets an inside edge to the pads

15.4

Cummins to Symes, FOUR, picked the gap to perfection, Symes was down the track to unsettle the bowler and he biffed it wide of mid-on and midwicket

15.5

Cummins to Symes, no run, good comeback by the bowler, he sees the batsman charging and he takes a lot of pace off the ball, Symes swings in vain

15.6

Cummins to Symes, FOUR, past short fine leg! Another slower ball and he manages it clip it past that fielder on the infield

Lions 90/6   J Symes 44* (39b 7x4)

16.3

Hazlewood to Symes, 1 run, full delivery outside the off stump and he jams it down to sweeper cover

16.5

Hazlewood to Symes, FOUR, friendly full toss on the pads! Hazlewood attempts the yorker, Symes knows the fine leg is up, tucks it wide of the fielder's right

16.6

Hazlewood to Symes, no run, Dropped: Cuts a length ball outside off and it goes flat and quick straight to Rohrer at backward point, should have taken that

Lions 103/6   J Symes 49* (42b 8x4)

17.4

Starc to Symes, 1 run, that's his fifty! Gets there with a gentle dab down to third man, super knock under immense pressure

17.6

Starc to Symes, 1 run, fuller delivery and pushed to the off side

Lions 112/7   J Symes 51* (44b 8x4)

18.1

Hazlewood to Symes, no run, slower ball and Symes was down the track., swing and a miss

18.2

Hazlewood to Symes, OUT, Symes' fighting knock comes to an end! Fuller one outside off and he goes for the big slog and gets a top edge, Haddin runs forward and takes it

J Symes c †Haddin b Hazlewood 51 (59m 46b 8x4 0x6) SR: 110.86

Lions 112/8   J Symes 51 (46b 8x4)
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Photos

Oct 28, 2012

Michael Lumb is ecstatic after the win, Lions v Sydney Sixers, final, CLT20, Johannesburg, October 28, 2012

Michael Lumb is ecstatic after the win

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Oct 28, 2012

The dressing-room celebrations in full swing, Lions v Sydney Sixers, final, CLT20, Johannesburg, October 28, 2012

The dressing-room celebrations in full swing

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