SuperSport Series, Lions v Titans at Potchefstroom, Oct 13-16, 2011
Titans won by 243 runs
13,14,15,16 October 2011 (4-day match)
  Titans 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JA Rudolph b Matshikwe 210 433 294 32 0 71.42
101.1 and there it is, the end of an excellent innings. Rudolph attempts to go over the top and gets a thick inside edge dragging the ball back onto his stumps. Matshikwe is rewarded with his fifth for the innigs too. 406/10
View dismissal TM Bodibe lbw b de Bruyn 58 197 135 9 0 42.96
44.6 finally the Lions get the breakthrough, Bodibe is trapped in front and the titans lose their first. 187/1
View dismissal H Davids c Petersen b Deeb 35 63 56 5 1 62.50
61.5 fine snick to first slip and Petersen makes no mistake. Titans lose their second. 242/2
View dismissal F Behardien c Matshikwe b Deeb 27 55 53 3 0 50.94
79.6 walks down the track and miss-times the over-the-top drive straight into the hands of Matshikwe at mid-on. 304/3
View dismissal M van Jaarsveld* c †Tsolekile b Matshikwe 0 10 7 0 0 0.00
81.4 fine snick through to the keeper and Titans lose their fourth. Excellent line and length from Matshikwe, luring van Jaarsveld onto the from foot and getting the outside edge. 307/4
View dismissal D Wiese lbw b Matshikwe 25 33 25 6 0 100.00
87.2 trapped right in front of middle and off-stump, an enormous shout from Matshikwe and he gets his man. Wiese is dissapointed as he really looked to be hitting the ball quite well. Ttitans lose their fifth. 350/5
View dismissal M Mosehle b Matshikwe 7 20 17 1 0 41.17
91.2 another wicket for atshikwe as he hits the stumps of Mosehle this time. Titans losing wickets at a constant rate now after having a very solid day. Rudolph still in at 186 not out. 363/6
View dismissal CJD de Villiers lbw b O'Reilly 6 14 8 1 0 75.00
94.1 another shout goes up, this time the umpire does not hesitate and CJ De Villiers is off to the change rooms. 376/7
View dismissal GC Viljoen b O'Reilly 5 9 8 1 0 62.50
96.1 first ball of the day! Clean bowled as O'Reilly uproots both middle- and offstump. Excellent delivery first up. What a start to this second day of action. 382/8
View dismissal PL Harris c McKenzie b Matshikwe 1 9 8 0 0 12.50
97.6 short of a length and on line of off-stump, Harris attempts to defend but gets an edge through to MCKenzie at first slip who pouches it with great ease. Rudolp still not out on 193. 385/9
M de Lange not out 4 15 8 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 8, lb 7, w 1, nb 12) 28
  Total (all out; 101.1 overs; 433 mins) 406 (4.01 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets P Matshikwe 23.1 2 102 5 4.40 (7nb)
81.4 to van Jaarsveld, fine snick through to the keeper and Titans lose their fourth. Excellent line and length from Matshikwe, luring van Jaarsveld onto the from foot and getting the outside edge. 307/4
87.2 to Wiese, trapped right in front of middle and off-stump, an enormous shout from Matshikwe and he gets his man. Wiese is dissapointed as he really looked to be hitting the ball quite well. Ttitans lose their fifth. 350/5
91.2 to Mosehle, another wicket for atshikwe as he hits the stumps of Mosehle this time. Titans losing wickets at a constant rate now after having a very solid day. Rudolph still in at 186 not out. 363/6
97.6 to Harris, short of a length and on line of off-stump, Harris attempts to defend but gets an edge through to MCKenzie at first slip who pouches it with great ease. Rudolp still not out on 193. 385/9
101.1 to Rudolph, and there it is, the end of an excellent innings. Rudolph attempts to go over the top and gets a thick inside edge dragging the ball back onto his stumps. Matshikwe is rewarded with his fifth for the innigs too. 406/10
View wickets E O'Reilly 23 2 84 2 3.65 (1nb, 1w)
94.1 to de Villiers, another shout goes up, this time the umpire does not hesitate and CJ De Villiers is off to the change rooms. 376/7
96.1 to Viljoen, first ball of the day! Clean bowled as O'Reilly uproots both middle- and offstump. Excellent delivery first up. What a start to this second day of action. 382/8
  WA Deacon 13 1 76 0 5.84 (4nb)
View wicket Z de Bruyn 13 3 39 1 3.00
44.6 to Bodibe, finally the Lions get the breakthrough, Bodibe is trapped in front and the titans lose their first. 187/1
View wickets DR Deeb 21 0 59 2 2.80
61.5 to Davids, fine snick to first slip and Petersen makes no mistake. Titans lose their second. 242/2
79.6 to Behardien, walks down the track and miss-times the over-the-top drive straight into the hands of Matshikwe at mid-on. 304/3
  AN Petersen 7 0 21 0 3.00
  SC Cook 1 0 10 0 10.00
  Lions 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SC Cook c & b Viljoen 4 11 9 1 0 44.44
2.3 short of a length and straight, attempted defensive shot sees the ball just pop up and a diving Viljoen takes a great catch. Cook is gone. 11/1
View dismissal AN Petersen* lbw b Viljoen 34 46 30 7 0 113.33
8.6 full and straight, moving back slightly off the deck, Petersen goes across the line and it strapped right in front. The umpire doesn't hesitate at all and the Lions are two down. 48/2
View dismissal JD Vandiar c Davids b Wiese 54 153 89 10 0 60.67
33.4 short and slowish, attempted pull goes straight to backward square leg. Vandiar, the dangerman, is gone. 147/5
View dismissal ND McKenzie c de Villiers b Wiese 0 10 5 0 0 0.00
11.1 first ball up and Wiese takes the wicket of skipper Neil McKenzie. Flicked straight to CJ De Villiers at mid-on. 53/3
View dismissal Z de Bruyn b Viljoen 13 40 24 3 0 54.16
20.3 full and straight, gets just enough movement to get De Bruyn playing down the wrong line. Lions lose their fourth before reaching 100. 95/4
View dismissal T Bavuma c Behardien b de Lange 26 63 50 4 0 52.00
34.4 short-of-a-length and just outside off, Bavuma attempts to defend and gets a thick edge to Behardien at 2nd slip. Lions in big trouble at 151/6. 151/6
View dismissal TL Tsolekile lbw b Harris 58 170 106 8 0 54.71
71.3 trapped right in front of the wickets on the front foot. Very good innings comes to an end and the Titans will be happy to see Tsolekile walk off the field. 306/8
View dismissal WA Deacon lbw b Wiese 62 94 73 9 0 84.93
59.1 full and straight and goes slightly across the line, Deacon trapped in front and has to go. Good innigs saving some face for the Lions and putting them back in this game. 250/7
View dismissal DR Deeb lbw b Viljoen 32 68 47 7 0 68.08
72.2 and there goes the last wicket as well, another leg before wicket. Full and straight delivery and Deeb plays across the line and all around it, hits him smack in front and that was hitting middle and leg, no questions asked. 306/10
View dismissal E O'Reilly lbw b Harris 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
71.5 another one, carbon-copy of Tsolekile's dismissal, Harris strikes twice with LBWs in two deliveries. 306/9
P Matshikwe not out 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 13, lb 7, w 1, nb 2) 23
  Total (all out; 72.3 overs; 326 mins) 306 (4.22 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets GC Viljoen 14.3 4 61 4 4.20 (1nb)
2.3 to Cook, short of a length and straight, attempted defensive shot sees the ball just pop up and a diving Viljoen takes a great catch. Cook is gone. 11/1
8.6 to Petersen, full and straight, moving back slightly off the deck, Petersen goes across the line and it strapped right in front. The umpire doesn't hesitate at all and the Lions are two down. 48/2
20.3 to de Bruyn, full and straight, gets just enough movement to get De Bruyn playing down the wrong line. Lions lose their fourth before reaching 100. 95/4
72.2 to Deeb, and there goes the last wicket as well, another leg before wicket. Full and straight delivery and Deeb plays across the line and all around it, hits him smack in front and that was hitting middle and leg, no questions asked. 306/10
  CJD de Villiers 12 2 60 0 5.00
View wickets D Wiese 16 3 69 3 4.31
11.1 to McKenzie, first ball up and Wiese takes the wicket of skipper Neil McKenzie. Flicked straight to CJ De Villiers at mid-on. 53/3
33.4 to Vandiar, short and slowish, attempted pull goes straight to backward square leg. Vandiar, the dangerman, is gone. 147/5
59.1 to Deacon, full and straight and goes slightly across the line, Deacon trapped in front and has to go. Good innigs saving some face for the Lions and putting them back in this game. 250/7
View wicket M de Lange 16 0 69 1 4.31 (1nb, 1w)
34.4 to Bavuma, short-of-a-length and just outside off, Bavuma attempts to defend and gets a thick edge to Behardien at 2nd slip. Lions in big trouble at 151/6. 151/6
View wickets PL Harris 12 3 21 2 1.75
71.3 to Tsolekile, trapped right in front of the wickets on the front foot. Very good innings comes to an end and the Titans will be happy to see Tsolekile walk off the field. 306/8
71.5 to O'Reilly, another one, carbon-copy of Tsolekile's dismissal, Harris strikes twice with LBWs in two deliveries. 306/9
  F Behardien 1 0 3 0 3.00
  M van Jaarsveld 1 0 3 0 3.00
  Titans 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JA Rudolph lbw b Deeb 87 168 111 13 0 78.37
37.4 another great innings comes to an end, enormous appeal from Deeb asif just not accepting anything else but a wicket and eventually Gerrie Pienaar lifts the finger. Looked quite straight from here. 150/4
View dismissal M Mosehle lbw b Matshikwe 0 16 7 0 0 0.00
3.6 Matshikwe strikes again, the nightwatchman,Mosehle, departs. 22/1
View dismissal H Davids c & b Matshikwe 0 5 1 0 0 0.00
5.2 short of a length and the ball gets a bit of extra bounce, ball pops up back to the bowler who takes a good catch. 32/2
View dismissal F Behardien c & b de Bruyn 30 86 59 6 0 50.84
24.3 popped straight back to De Bruyn and the change of ends have worked for the Lions. De Bruyn gets his man. 105/3
View dismissal M van Jaarsveld* lbw b Matshikwe 57 140 107 6 0 53.27
56.3 full and straight and the ball cuts in just a little bit off the deck getting van Jaarsveld to play down the wrong line and that might just have hit all three stumps. 238/5
View dismissal D Wiese c O'Reilly b Matshikwe 124 163 130 19 2 95.38
76.5 short and straight once more, attempted pull-shot from Wiese but doesn't control the ball and hits it down the throaght of O'Reilly down at fine leg. 334/6
CJD de Villiers not out 40 118 75 5 0 53.33
View dismissal GC Viljoen b Deeb 0 4 3 0 0 0.00
77.3 walks down the track and is beaten by the flight of the ball. Deeb bowl him through the gate and claims his second of the innings. 335/7
View dismissal PL Harris b O'Reilly 22 31 15 4 0 146.66
83.3 yorker right up in the block and Harris play all around it as he tries to give himself some room. 375/8
Extras (b 3, lb 4, w 1, nb 7) 15
  Total (8 wickets dec; 83.3 overs; 370 mins) 375 (4.49 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket E O'Reilly 10.3 0 70 1 6.66
83.3 to Harris, yorker right up in the block and Harris play all around it as he tries to give himself some room. 375/8
View wickets P Matshikwe 20 4 90 4 4.50 (1nb, 1w)
3.6 to Mosehle, Matshikwe strikes again, the nightwatchman,Mosehle, departs. 22/1
5.2 to Davids, short of a length and the ball gets a bit of extra bounce, ball pops up back to the bowler who takes a good catch. 32/2
56.3 to van Jaarsveld, full and straight and the ball cuts in just a little bit off the deck getting van Jaarsveld to play down the wrong line and that might just have hit all three stumps. 238/5
76.5 to Wiese, short and straight once more, attempted pull-shot from Wiese but doesn't control the ball and hits it down the throaght of O'Reilly down at fine leg. 334/6
  WA Deacon 15 1 57 0 3.80 (3nb)
View wicket Z de Bruyn 10 2 41 1 4.10 (3nb)
24.3 to Behardien, popped straight back to De Bruyn and the change of ends have worked for the Lions. De Bruyn gets his man. 105/3
View wickets DR Deeb 26 3 98 2 3.76
37.4 to Rudolph, another great innings comes to an end, enormous appeal from Deeb asif just not accepting anything else but a wicket and eventually Gerrie Pienaar lifts the finger. Looked quite straight from here. 150/4
77.3 to Viljoen, walks down the track and is beaten by the flight of the ball. Deeb bowl him through the gate and claims his second of the innings. 335/7
  ND McKenzie 2 0 12 0 6.00
  Lions 2nd innings (target: 476 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SC Cook lbw b Wiese 49 125 88 6 0 55.68
27.2 full and straight, hits Cook right in fornt as he plays down the wrong line. 92/3
View dismissal AN Petersen* c Wiese b Viljoen 4 4 4 1 0 100.00
0.5 pulled straight to square leg and Lions lose their first, that is a big blow early up. 5/1
View dismissal E O'Reilly c †Mosehle b Viljoen 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
2.2 short of a lenght and just outside off, gets just enough movement off the deck to get the fine little outside edge. 9/2
View dismissal JD Vandiar lbw b Viljoen 37 123 73 3 0 50.68
28.4 another LBW and the Lions are in big trouble at 92/5. They have now lost three wickets without scoring a single run in the last two overs. 92/5
View dismissal ND McKenzie b Wiese 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
27.5 clean-bowled, second ball, attempted forward defence, plays down the wrong line and finds his off-stump hit. 92/4
View dismissal Z de Bruyn b Wiese 4 11 7 1 0 57.14
29.6 another one down, De Bruyn miss-judges the line of the ball, made no real attempt at a shot and also finds the top of off-stump clipped. 96/6
View dismissal T Bavuma lbw b Wiese 1 23 20 0 0 5.00
33.4 full and straight and Bavuma doesn't really offere a shot at that, might have hit outside the line of off, but that was hitting for all money. 109/7
TL Tsolekile not out 86 157 122 12 2 70.49
View dismissal WA Deacon c Davids b Harris 30 99 62 5 0 48.38
58.5 and the fairytale partnership has come to an end, excellent fighting spirit and innings from Deacon as the extra bounce just gets his wicket. Harris delighted. 214/8
View dismissal DR Deeb c Davids b Harris 5 22 18 0 0 27.77
64.4 edged and taken in the slips, Deeb looks a bit disappointed as if he didn't touch it, but there was no hesitation for the umpire and a chorus of appeals. 224/9
View dismissal P Matshikwe lbw b Harris 0 14 11 0 0 0.00
68.3 another LBW, this one seemed a bit controversial from the box, with Harris coming left arm over the wickets the the right-hander, but in fairness, it did hit Matshikwe on the full and seemed to be the quicker, straight delivery. 232/10
Extras (b 6, lb 9, w 1) 16
  Total (all out; 68.3 overs; 297 mins) 232 (3.38 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets GC Viljoen 13 3 34 3 2.61 (1w)
0.5 to Petersen, pulled straight to square leg and Lions lose their first, that is a big blow early up. 5/1
2.2 to O'Reilly, short of a lenght and just outside off, gets just enough movement off the deck to get the fine little outside edge. 9/2
28.4 to Vandiar, another LBW and the Lions are in big trouble at 92/5. They have now lost three wickets without scoring a single run in the last two overs. 92/5
  M de Lange 15 2 76 0 5.06
  CJD de Villiers 8 1 28 0 3.50
View wickets PL Harris 15.3 4 41 3 2.64
58.5 to Deacon, and the fairytale partnership has come to an end, excellent fighting spirit and innings from Deacon as the extra bounce just gets his wicket. Harris delighted. 214/8
64.4 to Deeb, edged and taken in the slips, Deeb looks a bit disappointed as if he didn't touch it, but there was no hesitation for the umpire and a chorus of appeals. 224/9
68.3 to Matshikwe, another LBW, this one seemed a bit controversial from the box, with Harris coming left arm over the wickets the the right-hander, but in fairness, it did hit Matshikwe on the full and seemed to be the quicker, straight delivery. 232/10
  H Davids 2 1 4 0 2.00
View wickets D Wiese 15 5 34 4 2.26
27.2 to Cook, full and straight, hits Cook right in fornt as he plays down the wrong line. 92/3
27.5 to McKenzie, clean-bowled, second ball, attempted forward defence, plays down the wrong line and finds his off-stump hit. 92/4
29.6 to de Bruyn, another one down, De Bruyn miss-judges the line of the ball, made no real attempt at a shot and also finds the top of off-stump clipped. 96/6
33.4 to Bavuma, full and straight and Bavuma doesn't really offere a shot at that, might have hit outside the line of off, but that was hitting for all money. 109/7

Match details


Toss - Lions, who chose to field
Points - Titans 20.04, Lions 8.12
Player of the match - D Wiese (Titans)
Umpires - MW Brown and GH Pienaar
Match referee - D Govindjee
Reserve umpire - R Ellis
Close of play
  • Thu, 13 Oct - day 1 - Titans 1st innings 382/7 (JA Rudolph 191*, GC Viljoen 5*, 96 ov)
  • Fri, 14 Oct - day 2 - Titans 2nd innings 31/1 (JA Rudolph 30*, H Davids 0*, 5 ov)
  • Sat, 15 Oct - day 3 - Lions 2nd innings 9/1 (SC Cook 5*, E O'Reilly 0*, 2 ov)
  • Sun, 16 Oct - day 4 - Lions 2nd innings 232 (68.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Titans 50 runs, 48 mins, 68 balls, 6x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 48 mins, 68 balls, 6x4, 0x6, Rudolph 26, Bodibe 15, Ex 11
    • Rudolph 50 runs, 96 mins, 79 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • 100 Partnership, 110 mins, 149 balls, 14x4, 0x6, Rudolph 57, Bodibe 32, Ex 11
    • Titans 100 runs, 110 mins, 149 balls, 14x4, 0x6
    • 150 Partnership, 168 mins, 231 balls, 22x4, 0x6, Rudolph 98, Bodibe 36, Ex 16
    • Titans 150 runs, 168 mins, 231 balls, 22x4, 0x6
    • Rudolph 100 runs, 172 mins, 129 balls, 17x4, 0x6
    • Bodibe 50 runs, 187 mins, 120 balls, 8x4, 0x6
    • Titans 200 runs, 218 mins, 300 balls, 29x4, 1x6
    • 50 Partnership, 55 mins, 83 balls, 6x4, 1x4, Rudolph 17, Davids 33, Ex 1
    • Titans 250 runs, 270 mins, 395 balls, 35x4, 1x6
    • Rudolph 150 runs, 303 mins, 227 balls, 23x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 49 mins, 98 balls, 6x4, 0x6, Rudolph 30, Behardien 20, Ex 0
    • Titans 300 runs, 317 mins, 482 balls, 42x4, 1x6
    • New ball taken after 80 overs: Titans score on 304/3
    • Titans 350 runs, 362 mins, 533 balls, 50x4, 1x6
    • Rudolph 200 runs, 424 mins, 285 balls, 30x4, 0x6
    • Titans 400 runs, 431 mins, 613 balls, 58x4, 1x6
    • Lions 50 runs, 56 mins, 66 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • Lions 100 runs, 111 mins, 139 balls, 18x4, 0x6
    • Vandiar 50 runs, 119 mins, 76 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 52 mins, 73 balls, 7x4, 0x6, Vandiar 18, Bavuma 26, Ex 8
    • Lions 150 runs, 159 mins, 205 balls, 26x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 36 mins, 50 balls, 7x4, 0x6, Tsolekile 17, Deacon 28, Ex 5
    • Lions 200 runs, 199 mins, 260 balls, 33x4, 0x6
    • Deacon 50 runs, 76 mins, 56 balls, 8x4, 0x6
    • Lions 250 runs, 256 mins, 356 balls, 38x4, 0x6
    • Tsolekile 50 runs, 148 mins, 93 balls, 7x4, 0x6
    • Lions 300 runs, 307 mins, 419 balls, 48x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 50 mins, 62 balls, 10x4, 0x6, Tsolekile 17, Deeb 32, ex 2
    • Titans 50 runs, 39 mins, 53 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • Rudolph 50 runs, 41 mins, 37 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 46 mins, 61 balls, 8x4, 0x6, Rudolp 28, Behardien 22, Ex 0
    • Titans 150 runs, 167 mins, 223 balls, 23x4, 0x6
    • Titans 200 runs, 205 mins, 276 balls, 30x4, 1x6
    • 50 Partnership, 35 mins, 49 balls, 7x4, 1x6, Wiese 33, V Jaarsveld 11, Ex 6
    • Van Jaarsveld 50 runs, 121 mins, 84 balls, 6x4, 0x6
    • Wiese 50 runs, 73 mins, 56 balls, 8x4, 1x6
    • Titans 250 runs, 268 mins, 370 balls, 35x4, 1x6
    • 50 PArtnership, 48 mins ,79 balls, 7x4, 0x6, Wiese 41, De Villiers 9, Ex 0
    • Wiese 100 runs, 137 mins, 109 balls, 17x4, 1x6
    • Titans 50 runs, 39 mins, 53 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • Rudolph 50 runs, 41 mins, 37 balls, 10x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 46 mins, 61 balls, 8x4, 0x6, Rudolp 28, Behardien 22, Ex 0
    • Titans 150 runs, 167 mins, 223 balls, 23x4, 0x6
    • Titans 200 runs, 205 mins, 276 balls, 30x4, 1x6
    • 50 Partnership, 35 mins, 49 balls, 7x4, 1x6, Wiese 33, V Jaarsveld 11, Ex 6
    • Van Jaarsveld 50 runs, 121 mins, 84 balls, 6x4, 0x6
    • Wiese 50 runs, 73 mins, 56 balls, 8x4, 1x6
    • Titans 250 runs, 268 mins, 370 balls, 35x4, 1x6
    • 50 PArtnership, 48 mins ,79 balls, 7x4, 0x6, Wiese 41, De Villiers 9, Ex 0
    • Wiese 100 runs, 137 mins, 109 balls, 17x4, 1x6
    • Titans 300 runs, 307 mins, 438 balls, 42x4, 1x6
    • Titans 350 runs, 350 mins, 488 balls, 48x4, 2x6
    • New ball taken after 80 overs: Titans 350/7
    • Lions 50 runs, 66 mins, 84 balls, 6x4, 0x6
    • 50 PArtnership, 66 mins, 79 balls, 4x4, 0x6, Cook 19, Vandiar 29, Ex 2
    • Lions 100 runs, 151 mins, 190 balls, 11x4, 0x6
    • Lions 150 runs, 194 mins, 251 balls, 18x4, 0x6
    • 50 Partnership, 39 mins, 55 balls, 9x4, 0x6, Tsolekile 24, Deacon 17, Ex 9
    • Tsolekile 50 runs, 75 mins, 54 balls, 7x4, 2x6
    • Lions 200 runs, 251 mins, 338 balls, 23x4, 2x6
    • 100 Partnership, 98 mins, 146 balls, 13x4, 2x6, Tsolekile 64, deacon 26, Ex 10
    • Titans win the match by 243 runs
    • MoM: D Wiese
    • Points: Lions - 8.12
    • Points: Titans - 20.04
 
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