SAA Provincial Three-Day Challenge, Pool A: Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Oct 25-27, 2007
Eastern Province won by 214 runs
25,26,27 October 2007 (3-day match)
  Eastern Province 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JT Smuts c Sodumo b Simpson 4 21 14 0 0 28.57
4.3 another wide delivery which Smuts chases, an edge is induced and a diving Sodumo takes 22/1
View dismissal C Baxter b van Wyk 22 90 73 5 0 30.13
21.4 forwarddefensive, misses and the leg stump is removed 54/3
View dismissal U Abrahams c Telo b Mahlombe 1 15 10 0 0 10.00
7.4 another wide one is followed, caught at gully by Telo 30/2
View dismissal MBA Smith* c Simpson b de Stadler 70 204 171 8 0 40.93
62.2 going on a big drive, looped to mid off 162/9
View dismissal SR Adair lbw b van Wyk 3 9 7 0 0 42.85
23.6 straight delivery traps Adair in front 58/4
View dismissal RR Jeggels c †Canning b Simpson 10 42 26 1 0 38.46
35.1 first delivery after lunch is a little wide and it seams away, Jeggels is induced into waving his bat at it. A slight touch and the 'keeper takes it. 74/5
View dismissal L Meyer lbw b de Stadler 24 61 41 3 0 58.53
50.2 lbw 133/6
View dismissal J Theron lbw b van Wyk 2 6 6 0 0 33.33
51.6 lbw 138/7
View dismissal CR Dolley c †Canning b de Stadler 0 12 8 0 0 0.00
54.3 caught †Canning 143/8
View dismissal ACR Birch c Telo b Mahlombe 41 73 53 4 2 77.35
73.4 caught Telo 224/10
BD Walters not out 25 41 38 4 0 65.78
Extras (lb 12, w 5, nb 5) 22
  Total (all out; 73.4 overs; 296 mins) 224 (3.04 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets LF Simpson 13 2 36 2 2.76 (5nb, 4w)
4.3 to Smuts, another wide delivery which Smuts chases, an edge is induced and a diving Sodumo takes 22/1
35.1 to Jeggels, first delivery after lunch is a little wide and it seams away, Jeggels is induced into waving his bat at it. A slight touch and the 'keeper takes it. 74/5
View wickets M Mahlombe 11.4 2 49 2 4.20 (1w)
7.4 to Abrahams, another wide one is followed, caught at gully by Telo 30/2
73.4 to Birch, caught Telo 224/10
View wickets M de Stadler 26 4 67 3 2.57
50.2 to Meyer, lbw 133/6
54.3 to Dolley, caught †Canning 143/8
62.2 to Smith, going on a big drive, looped to mid off 162/9
View wickets EP van Wyk 17 7 29 3 1.70
21.4 to Baxter, forwarddefensive, misses and the leg stump is removed 54/3
23.6 to Adair, straight delivery traps Adair in front 58/4
51.6 to Theron, lbw 138/7
  PR Adams 6 0 31 0 5.16
  Western Province 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CD Williams c Meyer b Walters 5 28 21 1 0 23.80
7.2 great ball, gets the edge, a great diving catch at 3rd slip 11/1
View dismissal M Williamson c Smith b Birch 43 138 107 8 0 40.18
30.6 edges to 2nd slip 83/5
View dismissal BL Bennett c Smith b Walters 10 59 17 2 0 58.82
11.6 great ball, comes across the batsman, a good thick edge and the ball flieslow to Smith at 2nd slip 29/2
View dismissal FD Telo run out (Dolley) 2 20 13 0 0 15.38
18.2 Birch to Williamson, run out (Dolley) 60/3
View dismissal AM Sodumo c †Adair b Birch 1 24 17 0 0 5.88
24.1 driving, edges and well taken by the wicket keeper 65/4
View dismissal RCC Canning*† c Abrahams b Theron 25 160 100 2 0 25.00
59.2 a great delivery, on line an leaves the batsman, a solid thick edge, easilt carried to Abrahams at 1st slip 154/9
View dismissal EP van Wyk c †Adair b Birch 8 35 24 1 0 33.33
38.5 another cath behind with a little touch on the edge 104/6
View dismissal M de Stadler c †Adair b Meyer 7 26 22 1 0 31.81
44.6 shadows the ball going down leg 116/7
View dismissal PR Adams c Baxter b Walters 18 45 37 3 0 48.64
55.4 cuts hard, a great catch by Baxter at backward gully 145/8
M Mahlombe not out 13 27 24 1 0 54.16
View dismissal LF Simpson b Theron 13 11 7 3 0 185.71
61.5 on line, swings and misses, middle and off sticks cartwheel 173/10
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 4, nb 19) 28
  Total (all out; 61.5 overs; 283 mins) 173 (2.79 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets J Theron 18.5 6 57 2 3.02 (3nb, 1w)
59.2 to Canning, a great delivery, on line an leaves the batsman, a solid thick edge, easilt carried to Abrahams at 1st slip 154/9
61.5 to Simpson, on line, swings and misses, middle and off sticks cartwheel 173/10
View wickets BD Walters 16 4 31 3 1.93
7.2 to Williams, great ball, gets the edge, a great diving catch at 3rd slip 11/1
11.6 to Bennett, great ball, comes across the batsman, a good thick edge and the ball flieslow to Smith at 2nd slip 29/2
55.4 to Adams, cuts hard, a great catch by Baxter at backward gully 145/8
View wickets ACR Birch 20 8 44 3 2.20 (3w)
24.1 to Sodumo, driving, edges and well taken by the wicket keeper 65/4
30.6 to Williamson, edges to 2nd slip 83/5
38.5 to van Wyk, another cath behind with a little touch on the edge 104/6
View wicket L Meyer 7 0 36 1 5.14 (15nb)
44.6 to de Stadler, shadows the ball going down leg 116/7
  Eastern Province 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JT Smuts c †Canning b Simpson 45 154 117 5 0 38.46
40.1 ball goes down leg, flicks the bat at it only to touch it. Canning completes the task 138/2
View dismissal C Baxter lbw b Mahlombe 27 29 24 4 0 112.50
7.2 moves in front, ball gets pads, umpire finger goes up 33/1
U Abrahams not out 115 245 168 14 1 68.45
View dismissal MBA Smith* b Mahlombe 2 18 12 0 0 16.66
43.5 on target, Smith picks the wrong lin and gets bowled off stump 153/3
View dismissal SR Adair c Williams b Simpson 17 28 28 3 0 60.71
50.3 short, comes off the upper bat of the bat and loops to forward mid wicket 182/4
View dismissal RR Jeggels b van Wyk 11 23 15 1 1 73.33
55.3 great delivery, pitches up and just to off, nips back sharply and removes leg stump 197/5
View dismissal L Meyer c Mahlombe b de Stadler 30 45 41 4 1 73.17
66.6 down leg, a late cut i the air, fails to clear the ropes at fine leg, easy take by Mahlombe 256/6
View dismissal J Theron c Bennett b Adams 1 3 4 0 0 25.00
67.6 big uppish cut to deep backward point 259/7
Extras (lb 7, w 3, nb 1) 11
  Total (7 wickets dec; 68 overs; 275 mins) 259 (3.80 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets LF Simpson 12 2 51 2 4.25 (1w)
40.1 to Smuts, ball goes down leg, flicks the bat at it only to touch it. Canning completes the task 138/2
50.3 to Adair, short, comes off the upper bat of the bat and loops to forward mid wicket 182/4
View wickets M Mahlombe 14 3 44 2 3.14 (1nb, 2w)
7.2 to Baxter, moves in front, ball gets pads, umpire finger goes up 33/1
43.5 to Smith, on target, Smith picks the wrong lin and gets bowled off stump 153/3
View wicket M de Stadler 21 6 50 1 2.38
66.6 to Meyer, down leg, a late cut i the air, fails to clear the ropes at fine leg, easy take by Mahlombe 256/6
View wicket EP van Wyk 12 0 60 1 5.00
55.3 to Jeggels, great delivery, pitches up and just to off, nips back sharply and removes leg stump 197/5
View wicket PR Adams 9 1 47 1 5.22
67.6 to Theron, big uppish cut to deep backward point 259/7
  Western Province 2nd innings (target: 311 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CD Williams b Theron 5 36 37 0 0 13.51
8.4 picks the wrong line, castled 13/1
View dismissal M Williamson c †Adair b Meyer 19 72 40 3 0 47.50
15.2 going down leg, chased by the bat, edged, a good rolling take by the keeper 39/5
View dismissal BL Bennett lbw b Theron 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
8.5 beaten wih ball striking the pads, appeal is upheld 13/2
View dismissal FD Telo b Theron 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
8.6 plays and misses, but the ball doesn't. The woodwork is in disarray. 13/3
View dismissal AM Sodumo c Smith b Theron 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
10.6 nicks to 2nd slip where Jeggels juggles and palms it to Smith 17/4
View dismissal RCC Canning*† b Birch 14 50 28 2 0 50.00
22.2 pitching up, keeps low and cuts back into the batsman who gets cramped up. Bowled between his feet 52/6
View dismissal EP van Wyk run out (Theron) 26 89 65 2 0 40.00
35.1 from Meyer, drives to mid wicket region, a great pick-up by Theron and a gentle return to the keepers end, hits the stumps direct 87/7
View dismissal M de Stadler b Theron 14 72 48 2 0 29.16
38.1 great ball, well up, the batsman has no counter, plays past the ball. The death rattle follows 92/8
View dismissal PR Adams c Walters b Meyer 0 23 17 0 0 0.00
39.5 driving, flat flight to Walters at mid off 96/10
View dismissal M Mahlombe b Theron 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
38.3 another tremendous nut, off stump cartwheels 92/9
LF Simpson not out 4 6 3 1 0 133.33
Extras (b 3, lb 2, nb 9) 14
  Total (all out; 39.5 overs; 184 mins) 96 (2.41 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets J Theron 11 3 22 6 2.00 (4nb)
8.4 to Williams, picks the wrong line, castled 13/1
8.5 to Bennett, beaten wih ball striking the pads, appeal is upheld 13/2
8.6 to Telo, plays and misses, but the ball doesn't. The woodwork is in disarray. 13/3
10.6 to Sodumo, nicks to 2nd slip where Jeggels juggles and palms it to Smith 17/4
38.1 to de Stadler, great ball, well up, the batsman has no counter, plays past the ball. The death rattle follows 92/8
38.3 to Mahlombe, another tremendous nut, off stump cartwheels 92/9
  BD Walters 10 0 36 0 3.60 (1nb)
View wickets L Meyer 9.5 4 17 2 1.72 (4nb)
15.2 to Williamson, going down leg, chased by the bat, edged, a good rolling take by the keeper 39/5
39.5 to Adams, driving, flat flight to Walters at mid off 96/10
View wicket ACR Birch 9 3 16 1 1.77
22.2 to Canning, pitching up, keeps low and cuts back into the batsman who gets cramped up. Bowled between his feet 52/6

Match details


Toss - Western Province, who chose to field
Points - Eastern Province 17.48, Western Province 5.46
First-class debut - BD Walters (Eastern Province)
Umpires - ZTA Ndamane and BM White
Reserve umpire - CL Joubert
Close of play
  • Thu, 25 Oct - day 1 - Western Province 1st innings 66/4 (M Williamson 33*, RCC Canning 1*, 25 ov)
  • Fri, 26 Oct - day 2 - Eastern Province 2nd innings 155/3 (U Abrahams 72*, SR Adair 1*, 44.5 ov)
  • Sat, 27 Oct - day 3 - Western Province 2nd innings 96 (39.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - 50 runs in 17.3 overs (77 mins, 115 balls, 6x4,0x6)
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - 100 runs in 41.5 overs (171 mins, 165 balls, 9x4,0x6)
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - 6th wicket partnership 50 runs from 70 balls in 56 mins (MBA Smith 30, L Meyer 20, Extras 1, 7x4, 0x6)
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - MBA Smith 50 runs from 140 balls in 169 mins (5x4, 0x6)
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - 150 runs in 56.5 overs (218 mins, 351 balls, 14x4,0x6)
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - 200 runs in 70.5 overs (271 mins, 430 balls, 25x4,2x6)
    • Eastern Province 1st Innings - 10th wicket partnership 50 runs from 52 balls in 28 mins (ACR Birch 35, BD Walters 15, Extras 0, 7x4, 2x6)
    • Western Province 1st Innings - 50 runs in 17.7 overs (79 mins, 117 balls, 8x4,0x6)
    • Western Province 1st Innings - 100 runs in 35.6 overs (166 mins, 239 balls, 11x4,0x6)
    • Western Province 1st Innings - 150 runs in 58.3 overs (358 mins, 365 balls, 15x4,0x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 50 runs in 15.6 overs (64 mins, 98 balls, 6x4,0x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 2nd wicket partnership 50 runs from 101 balls in 98 mins (JT Smuts 16, U Abrahams 32, Extras 2, 5x4, 0x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 100 runs in 30.1 overs (117 mins, 177 balls, 10x4,0x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - U Abrahams: 50 runs off 94 balls in 104 mins (6x4, 1x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 2nd wicket partnership 100 runs from 186 balls in 148 mins (JT Smuts 37, U Abrahams 61, Extras 2, 9x4, 1x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 150 runs in 41.5 overs (163 mins, 250 balls, 18x4,1x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 200 runs in 50.6 overs (233 mins, 360 balls, 20x4,2x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - U Abrahams: 100 runs off 158 balls in 229 mins (12x4,
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 6th wicket partnership 50 runs from 57balls in 40 mins (U Abrahams 23, L Meyer 28,Extras 0, 6x4, 1x6)
    • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 250 runs in 65.6 overs (270 mins, 412 balls, 27x4,3x6)
    • Western Province 2nd Innings - 50 runs in 21.3 overs (99 mins, 135 balls, 5x4,0x6)
    • Western Province 2nd Innings - J Theron took a hat-trick with the wickets of M Williamson, BL Bennett and FD Relo
    • Points: Eastern Province 4 bowling, 3.48 batting, 10 win, Total 17.48
    • Points: Western Province 4 bowling, 2.46 batting, Total 6.46
    • Western Province deducted 1 point
 
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.20-13.00, Tea 15.20-15.40, Close 18.00

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