SuperSport Series, Lions v Eagles at Johannesburg, Dec 13-15, 2007
Eagles won by 63 runs
13,14,15,16 December 2007 (4-day match)
  Eagles 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal D Elgar c †Harris b de Wet 10 68 48 1 0 20.83
14.5 and the probing line finally gets the breakthrough, he gets the outside edge, and Harris makes no mistake. 31/1
View dismissal LE Bosman run out (le Roux) 23 91 49 4 0 46.93
19.3 Mafa to Bailey, clipped ot gully, le Roux is quick on the pick up as he batsman attempt a single 41/2
View dismissal RT Bailey c †Harris b le Roux 19 89 61 2 0 31.14
33.3 and the new bolwer gets immediate reward! Just a fine edge and Harris takes his second 70/3
View dismissal HH Dippenaar* c McKenzie b le Roux 66 211 143 8 0 46.15
67.5 edged and gone! Well bowld from Heinrich 157/6
View dismissal AP McLaren c le Roux b Alexander 8 8 7 2 0 114.28
34.5 lofted to third man, le Roux makes no mistake, judges the height well and gets under it 79/4
View dismissal PJ Koortzen c McKenzie b le Roux 6 27 22 0 0 27.27
41.1 egded to first slip and the captain takes it . 94/5
View dismissal R McLaren c Coetsee b le Roux 22 124 95 1 0 23.15
71.3 and another one goes behind, success for le Roux yet again 166/7
View dismissal D du Preez c †Harris b le Roux 3 25 13 0 0 23.07
73.4 le Roux gets five, an edge again, and Harris takes his third catch 169/9
View dismissal CJD de Villiers lbw b Henderson 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
72.6 big stirde in and hit on the front pad, big appeal and the umpire thinks a lot, given! 167/8
MS Tshabalala not out 6 21 19 1 0 31.57
View dismissal PV Mpitsang c Petersen b le Roux 3 16 7 0 0 42.85
77.4 hooked to sq leg, Petersen times his jump well and takes a good catch, and thats it, Eagles all out for 177 177/10
Extras (lb 6, w 2, nb 3) 11
  Total (all out; 77.4 overs; 345 mins) 177 (2.27 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket F de Wet 23 10 45 1 1.95
14.5 to Elgar, and the probing line finally gets the breakthrough, he gets the outside edge, and Harris makes no mistake. 31/1
View wicket CJ Alexander 14 1 40 1 2.85 (1w)
34.5 to AP McLaren, lofted to third man, le Roux makes no mistake, judges the height well and gets under it 79/4
  JT Mafa 15 3 39 0 2.60 (2nb, 1w)
View wickets HW le Roux 16.4 4 29 6 1.74 (1nb)
33.3 to Bailey, and the new bolwer gets immediate reward! Just a fine edge and Harris takes his second 70/3
41.1 to Koortzen, egded to first slip and the captain takes it . 94/5
67.5 to Dippenaar, edged and gone! Well bowld from Heinrich 157/6
71.3 to R McLaren, and another one goes behind, success for le Roux yet again 166/7
73.4 to du Preez, le Roux gets five, an edge again, and Harris takes his third catch 169/9
77.4 to Mpitsang, hooked to sq leg, Petersen times his jump well and takes a good catch, and thats it, Eagles all out for 177 177/10
View wicket CW Henderson 9 0 18 1 2.00
72.6 to de Villiers, big stirde in and hit on the front pad, big appeal and the umpire thinks a lot, given! 167/8
  Lions 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal BD Snijman b du Preez 21 60 54 1 1 38.88
14.6 middle stump gets dislodged, Snijman plays an expansive drive and misses and du Preez hits 34/2
View dismissal AN Petersen lbw b de Villiers 10 45 25 1 0 40.00
11.3 struck on the pad, confident appeal, umpire takes a while to think about it, and its gone 24/1
View dismissal WL Coetsee c †AP McLaren b R McLaren 40 130 102 5 1 39.21
40.4 edged and gone, the lunch break seems to have done the bowlers well 109/4
View dismissal ND McKenzie* lbw b du Preez 22 89 53 3 0 41.50
35.1 strange dismissal, McKenzie far down the wicket, struck on the pad, and its given 85/3
View dismissal JL Ontong c Elgar b R McLaren 13 69 37 2 0 35.13
50.5 what a catch! Lofted shot in the air to sq leg, Elgar jumps and dives to his right, takes a superb catch and there is a slight break in monotony 125/6
View dismissal HW le Roux lbw b Mpitsang 0 14 11 0 0 0.00
43.5 unfortunate! Big stride in and its given 115/5
MJ Harris not out 30 116 75 3 0 40.00
View dismissal CW Henderson c †AP McLaren b du Preez 8 40 24 1 0 33.33
59.2 and another one gone behind. Eagles are into the Lions tail now 146/7
View dismissal F de Wet c R McLaren b Mpitsang 7 22 17 0 0 41.17
63.6 edged and taken at first slip 160/8
View dismissal CJ Alexander c Koortzen b de Villiers 0 11 10 0 0 0.00
66.5 top edge, goes up high, caught at extra cover 161/9
View dismissal JT Mafa run out (Elgar/†AP McLaren) 5 9 4 1 0 125.00
68.2 de Villiers to Harris, played out to the leg side, Harris completes one run and Mafa wants the second 174/10
Extras (lb 15, w 1, nb 2) 18
  Total (all out; 68.2 overs; 306 mins) 174 (2.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets D du Preez 20 3 45 3 2.25
14.6 to Snijman, middle stump gets dislodged, Snijman plays an expansive drive and misses and du Preez hits 34/2
35.1 to McKenzie, strange dismissal, McKenzie far down the wicket, struck on the pad, and its given 85/3
59.2 to Henderson, and another one gone behind. Eagles are into the Lions tail now 146/7
View wickets PV Mpitsang 18 3 46 2 2.55 (2nb)
43.5 to le Roux, unfortunate! Big stride in and its given 115/5
63.6 to de Wet, edged and taken at first slip 160/8
View wickets CJD de Villiers 16.2 3 47 2 2.87
11.3 to Petersen, struck on the pad, confident appeal, umpire takes a while to think about it, and its gone 24/1
66.5 to Alexander, top edge, goes up high, caught at extra cover 161/9
View wickets R McLaren 14 5 21 2 1.50 (1w)
40.4 to Coetsee, edged and gone, the lunch break seems to have done the bowlers well 109/4
50.5 to Ontong, what a catch! Lofted shot in the air to sq leg, Elgar jumps and dives to his right, takes a superb catch and there is a slight break in monotony 125/6
  Eagles 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal LE Bosman c le Roux b Alexander 5 6 5 1 0 100.00
1.2 caught le Roux 5/1
View dismissal D Elgar lbw b Mafa 11 52 32 2 0 34.37
11.3 Mafa gets his first wicket in the match, Elgar on he back foot, struck on the pad, and gone 30/3
View dismissal RT Bailey c Coetsee b Alexander 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
1.4 edged and gone. What is going on here? 5/2
View dismissal HH Dippenaar* c Ontong b le Roux 44 162 104 7 0 42.30
37.2 goes on the drive, but doesn't keep it down and Ontong pounces on it at backward point 105/6
View dismissal AP McLaren b Mafa 15 40 29 2 0 51.72
19.4 and after a long delay during which McLaren had something in his eye, Mafa gets middle stump to move 54/4
View dismissal PJ Koortzen lbw b Alexander 0 14 13 0 0 0.00
22.6 struck on the back pad, no hesitation this time, out! 55/5
View dismissal R McLaren c †Harris b Alexander 51 186 115 4 0 44.34
64.3 fine nick to the feeper, McLaren walks 163/10
View dismissal D du Preez b Alexander 12 13 14 2 0 85.71
40.3 bowled 118/7
View dismissal CJD de Villiers c †Harris b Mafa 8 59 47 1 0 17.02
53.2 standard nick to the keeper 139/8
View dismissal MS Tshabalala c †Harris b le Roux 2 46 26 0 0 7.69
63.5 caught †Harris 163/9
PV Mpitsang not out 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 9, w 1, nb 1) 15
  Total (all out; 64.3 overs; 295 mins) 163 (2.52 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  F de Wet 16 5 22 0 1.37
View wickets CJ Alexander 18.3 4 61 5 3.29
1.2 to Bosman, caught le Roux 5/1
1.4 to Bailey, edged and gone. What is going on here? 5/2
22.6 to Koortzen, struck on the back pad, no hesitation this time, out! 55/5
40.3 to du Preez, bowled 118/7
64.3 to R McLaren, fine nick to the feeper, McLaren walks 163/10
View wickets JT Mafa 14 5 22 3 1.57 (1nb, 1w)
11.3 to Elgar, Mafa gets his first wicket in the match, Elgar on he back foot, struck on the pad, and gone 30/3
19.4 to AP McLaren, and after a long delay during which McLaren had something in his eye, Mafa gets middle stump to move 54/4
53.2 to de Villiers, standard nick to the keeper 139/8
View wickets HW le Roux 16 1 45 2 2.81
37.2 to Dippenaar, goes on the drive, but doesn't keep it down and Ontong pounces on it at backward point 105/6
63.5 to Tshabalala, caught †Harris 163/9
  Lions 2nd innings (target: 167 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Petersen b du Preez 5 29 30 1 0 16.66
7.1 batsman walking across his stumps ever so slightly, trying to flick it away on the leg sde, a hint of movement and leg stump gets knocked back 21/1
View dismissal BD Snijman c Koortzen b du Preez 18 61 39 2 0 46.15
13.5 goes on the pull but mistimes and it just pops up to mid wicket 28/3
View dismissal WL Coetsee c †AP McLaren b Mpitsang 1 8 7 0 0 14.28
8.5 pushes forward at one, but misjudges the length, get's a thick edge to the keeper 22/2
View dismissal ND McKenzie* c †AP McLaren b R McLaren 15 88 48 2 0 31.25
29.1 flashes at a wide one 62/4
View dismissal JL Ontong c †AP McLaren b Mpitsang 17 70 54 2 0 31.48
30.1 fine nick 66/5
View dismissal HW le Roux c †AP McLaren b du Preez 11 43 26 2 0 42.30
37.5 goes at a wide one, McLaren take a good catch 81/6
View dismissal MJ Harris c Dippenaar b du Preez 8 48 35 0 0 22.85
39.6 edged to second slip 84/7
CW Henderson not out 17 32 18 4 0 94.44
View dismissal F de Wet c †AP McLaren b de Villiers 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
40.3 caught †AP McLaren 85/8
View dismissal CJ Alexander c †AP McLaren b de Villiers 2 9 6 0 0 33.33
42.3 tries to avoid a short one, but gets a nick 87/9
View dismissal JT Mafa c R McLaren b de Villiers 0 8 4 0 0 0.00
44.1 goes for a wild swing 103/10
Extras (lb 5, w 1, nb 3) 9
  Total (all out; 44.1 overs; 202 mins) 103 (2.33 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets PV Mpitsang 11 2 28 2 2.54 (3nb)
8.5 to Coetsee, pushes forward at one, but misjudges the length, get's a thick edge to the keeper 22/2
30.1 to Ontong, fine nick 66/5
View wickets D du Preez 13 5 29 4 2.23
7.1 to Petersen, batsman walking across his stumps ever so slightly, trying to flick it away on the leg sde, a hint of movement and leg stump gets knocked back 21/1
13.5 to Snijman, goes on the pull but mistimes and it just pops up to mid wicket 28/3
37.5 to le Roux, goes at a wide one, McLaren take a good catch 81/6
39.6 to Harris, edged to second slip 84/7
View wickets CJD de Villiers 11.1 3 18 3 1.61 (1w)
40.3 to de Wet, caught †AP McLaren 85/8
42.3 to Alexander, tries to avoid a short one, but gets a nick 87/9
44.1 to Mafa, goes for a wild swing 103/10
View wicket R McLaren 9 2 23 1 2.55
29.1 to McKenzie, flashes at a wide one 62/4

Match details


Toss - Eagles, who chose to bat
Points - Eagles 15.54, Lions 5.48
Player of the match - R McLaren (Eagles)
Umpires - MW Brown and KH Hurter
Match referee - EH Mall
Reserve umpire - LM Engelbrecht
Close of play
  • Thu, 13 Dec - day 1 - Lions 1st innings 2/0 (BD Snijman 1*, AN Petersen 0*, 2.3 ov)
  • Fri, 14 Dec - day 2 - Eagles 2nd innings 80/5 (HH Dippenaar 29*, R McLaren 13*, 31 ov)
  • Sat, 15 Dec - day 3 - Lions 2nd innings 103 (44.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Eagles 1st innings
    • Eagles 50 runs in 114 mins off 148 balls in 24.0 overs, 6x4 0x6
    • Eagles 100 runs in 211 mins off 276 balls in 45.2 overs, 11x4 0x6
    • Dippenaar 50 runs in 179 mins off 112 balls, 6x4 0x6
    • 50 partnership for Dippenaar and McLaren in 90 mins off 129 balls, 5x4 0x6 (Dippenaar 35, McLaren 10, Extras 5)
    • Eagles 150 runs in 298 mins off 406 balls in 46.5 overs, 16x4 0x6
    • Lions 1st Innings
    • Lions 50 runs in 79 mins off 115 balls in 19.1 overs, 4x4 1x6
    • 50 partnership for McKenzie and Coetsee in 85 mins off 118 balls, 5x4 0x6 (McKenzie 22, Coetsee 20, extras 8)
    • Lions 100 runs in 161 mins off 226 balls in 37.2 overs, 9x4 2x6
    • Lions 150 runs in 272 mins off 370 balls in 61.1 overs, 14x4 2x6
    • Eagles 2nd Innings
    • Eagles 50 runs in 86 mins off 113 balls in 18.5 overs, 7x4 0x6
    • Eagles 100 runs in 162 mins off 211 balls in 34.5 overs, 14x4
    • 50 partnership for Dippenaar and R McLaren in 57 mins off 80 balls, 8x4 (Contributions: Dippenaar 25, R McLaren 22, Extras 3)
    • Eagles 150 runs in 261 mins off 341 balls in 56.3 overs, 19x4
    • R McLaren 50 runs in 176 mins off 109 balls, 4x4
    • Lions 2nd innings
    • Lions 50 runs in 114 mins off 161 balls in 26.2 overs, 6x4
    • Lions 100 runs in 201 mins off 268 balls in 44 overs, 13x4
 
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.10-12.50, Tea 15.00-15.20, Close 17.30

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