ICC Under-19 World Cup - 2nd semi final

Australia Under-19s v South Africa Under-19s

South Africa Under-19s won by 80 runs

Greetings everyone! Hi and Welcome to ESPN Cricinfo's coverage for the second Semi-Final between Australia Under-19 and South Africa Under-19. Perfect day for cricket here at Dubai and the sun is out as always. This will a tight contest as both the teams will be looking forward to make it into the finals. On the other hand Pakistan have already sealed their spot in the finals and will have their eye on this crucial match.

News coming in is that South Africa won the toss and opted to bat first.

Openers have made their way into the middle. Stanlake with the ball from Dubai City Sports end.

0.1

Stanlake to Markram, no run, length ball on off stump, nicely sat up and pushed to cover region

0.2

Stanlake to Markram, no run, touch full on off stump, leans forward and shoulders arm

0.3

Stanlake to Markram, no run, keeping it fuller on off stump, bit of swing in the air for Stanlake, left alone

0.4

Stanlake to Markram, no run, nicely bowled! In the channel, on off and shaped away to fox his defence.

0.5

Stanlake to Markram, no run, pushed it further up on off stump and Markram leaves it alone

0.6

Stanlake to Markram, no run, starts with a maiden over! Too full on middle and leg, gets a big stride in and pushes back to the bowler

End of over 1 (maiden) South Africa Under-19s 0/0
AK Markram    0* (6b)      B Stanlake    1-1-0-0
C Fortuin    0* (0b)     

1.1

Walker to Fortuin, 1 wide, erred in line and gifted the first run, wide outside off

1.1

Walker to Fortuin, no run, late movement for Walker, length ball on off, watches it closely and leaves it alone

1.2

Walker to Fortuin, 1 wide, fuller on off stump and too wide

1.2

Walker to Fortuin, 1 wide, struggling for his line here, fuller on off, harmless delivery and called wide again

1.2

Walker to Fortuin, no run, altered his line and bowled it closer to the batsman as he punched it back to the bowler

1.3

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, fuller outside off and steered to third man for a single

1.4

Walker to Markram, 2 runs, length ball on off stump, draws in forward and edged to third man region for a couple

1.5

Walker to Markram, 1 run, pushed a length ball to cover and scampered for a quick run

1.6

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, length ball on off stump and dabs it down to third man for a single

End of over 2 (8 runs) South Africa Under-19s 8/0
C Fortuin    2* (4b)      G Walker    1-0-8-0
AK Markram    3* (8b)      B Stanlake    1-1-0-0

2.1

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, bit of swing on off stump and leaves it to the keeper

2.2

Stanlake to Fortuin, 1 wide, too wide this time and called wide. Australians are gifting some runs here!

2.2

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, back of a length ball on off stump and miscued a pull shot back to the bowler

2.3

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, right on the money this time! On good length area, gets behind the line and fends to on side

2.4

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, nips back and thuds on the pad, going down the leg though

2.5

Stanlake to Fortuin, 1 run, angled in from on off stump, tucked to on side and off for a quick run

2.6

Stanlake to Markram, 2 runs, length ball on off stump, waits on the back-foot and punches it in between point and cover

End of over 3 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 12/0
AK Markram    5* (9b)      B Stanlake    2-1-4-0
C Fortuin    3* (9b)      G Walker    1-0-8-0

3.1

Walker to Fortuin, FOUR, fullish drifting down leg, waits on the back foot and clips it behind diving square leg for a boundary

3.2

Walker to Fortuin, no run, length ball on off stump and left alone

3.3

Walker to Fortuin, 1 wide, shuffled across on off stump and bowled it the leg

3.3

Walker to Fortuin, no run, touch full on off stump, probing line and leaves it alone

3.4

Walker to Fortuin, no run, solid in defence! Text book stuff

3.5

Walker to Fortuin, 1 no ball, what has happened here! Over cooked on off stump and high full toss and called No-Ball

3.5

Walker to Fortuin, 1 wide, too full on off stump, ambitious appeal for caught behind but much to the dismay of the bowler umpire calls it "Wide"

3.5

Walker to Fortuin, 3 runs, on the pads, poor delivery and nicely driven off his toes for three more

3.6

Walker to Markram, no run, gets it right this time and fends a fuller ball to cover region

End of over 4 (10 runs) South Africa Under-19s 22/0
AK Markram    5* (10b)      G Walker    2-0-18-0
C Fortuin    10* (15b 1x4)      B Stanlake    2-1-4-0

4.1

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, nice shape on off stump and nice carry through to the keeper, on off stump, comes forward and leaves it to the keeper

4.2

Stanlake to Fortuin, 1 run, fends a full ball to off side and scamper for a quick run

4.3

Stanlake to Markram, no run, came back in with sharp pace and pushed to off side

4.4

Stanlake to Markram, no run, length ball on off stump and tapped to point region

4.5

Stanlake to Markram, no run, fends to on side

4.6

Stanlake to Markram, 1 run, jagged back in and gets a thick inside edge to on side

End of over 5 (2 runs) South Africa Under-19s 24/0
AK Markram    6* (14b)      B Stanlake    3-1-6-0
C Fortuin    11* (17b 1x4)      G Walker    2-0-18-0

5.1

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, on the spot right away and tapped to on side

5.2

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, great line on off stump, gets a big stride in and press to off side

5.3

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, width offered on off stump and slapped to point

5.4

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, touch full on off stump, comes forward and fends to off side

5.5

Ashkenazi to Markram, 1 run, length ball on off stump and dabs to third man for a run

5.6

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, was there an edge? No, just clipped his thigh pad on its way to the keeper.

End of over 6 (1 run) South Africa Under-19s 25/0
C Fortuin    11* (18b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    1-0-1-0
AK Markram    7* (19b)      B Stanlake    3-1-6-0

6.1

Stanlake to Markram, no run, angled in from off stump and defends to short mid wicket region

6.2

Stanlake to Markram, no run, too full down the leg and rapped on the pads

Ali Asghar: "Can't wait for the final between Pakistan and The winner of today's match..."

6.3

Stanlake to Markram, no run, length ball on off stump and tapped to on side

6.4

Stanlake to Markram, 3 runs, strayed on the pads, waits and drives off his toes for a couple more. That's more like it!

6.5

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, back of a length ball on off and shoulders arm

6.6

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, tailed down the leg again and missed out on some easy runs, fends to on side

End of over 7 (3 runs) South Africa Under-19s 28/0
C Fortuin    11* (20b 1x4)      B Stanlake    4-1-9-0
AK Markram    10* (23b)      B Ashkenazi    1-0-1-0

7.1

Ashkenazi to Markram, 2 leg byes, erred in his line and bowled it down the leg, kissed his thigh pad on its way to fine leg

7.2

Ashkenazi to Markram, FOUR, gets it finer this time, length ball middle and leg, shuffled across and helped it on its way down to fine leg

7.3

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, length ball on off stump and pushed to point

7.4

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, touch fuller on off stump, shaped in to the batsman as he pressed this one to off side

7.5

Ashkenazi to Markram, 1 run, on good length area, opened the face of the blade deliberately and runs it down to third man

7.6

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, good line again, on off stump, gets behind the line and tapped back to the bowler

End of over 8 (7 runs) South Africa Under-19s 35/0
C Fortuin    11* (21b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    2-0-6-0
AK Markram    15* (28b 1x4)      B Stanlake    4-1-9-0

8.1

Andrews to Markram, 1 run, starts with a friendly delivery on off stump and punched to long off

8.2

Andrews to Fortuin, FOUR, poor delivery down the leg, swivels and pulls it behind sqaure

8.3

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, pushed a fuller ball to off side

8.4

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, quicker delivery and turned to on side

8.5

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, fends to on side

8.6

Andrews to Fortuin, 1 run, slower through the air and played along the carpet

End of over 9 (6 runs) South Africa Under-19s 41/0
C Fortuin    16* (26b 2x4)      TD Andrews    1-0-6-0
AK Markram    16* (29b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    2-0-6-0

9.1

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, teasing line on off stump, shuffled across and fends to off side

9.2

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, 1 wide, saw him marching down the pitch and bowled it down the leg, big wide

9.2

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, 1 leg bye, full on the pads and thuds, off for an easy leg bye

9.3

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, elegant looking drive but finds the sweeper at cover

9.4

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, on off stump and pushed to mid on

9.5

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, touch fuller on off stump and crisp drive to mid-off, couldn't beat the man though

9.6

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, fends a length ball to off side and see's him off

End of over 10 (2 runs) South Africa Under-19s 43/0
AK Markram    16* (33b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    3-0-7-0
C Fortuin    16* (28b 2x4)      TD Andrews    1-0-6-0

10.1

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, dances down the track and pushed to off side

Long on is being pushed back

10.2

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, solid in defence

10.3

Andrews to Fortuin, 1 run, too full and turned to mid wicket for single

10.4

Andrews to Markram, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, played down the ground

10.5

Andrews to Fortuin, FOUR, delicate little dab! Tossed up on off stump, goes down on one knee and dabs it to fine leg

10.6

Andrews to Fortuin, 2 runs, turned to on side and scampered for a couple more. 50 up!

End of over 11 (8 runs) South Africa Under-19s 51/0
C Fortuin    23* (33b 3x4)      TD Andrews    2-0-14-0
AK Markram    17* (34b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    3-0-7-0

11.1

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, fuller on off stump and played down the ground for an way run

11.2

Ashkenazi to Markram, no run, length ball on off stump, nips back in sharply and gets a thick inside edge onto his unexposed area. Painful!

11.3

Ashkenazi to Markram, 1 run, tailed down the leg and nudged fine leg for a single

11.4

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, lovely line and length on off stump, fends back to the bowler

11.5

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, 1 run, shuffled across for a fuller delivery on off stump and chipped to deep for a mere single, controlled shot!

11.6

Ashkenazi to Markram, 1 run, full again and played along the carpet for a run

End of over 12 (3 runs) South Africa Under-19s 54/0
AK Markram    19* (38b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    4-0-10-0
C Fortuin    24* (35b 3x4)      TD Andrews    2-0-14-0

12.1

Andrews to Markram, no run, quicker through the air and edge to off side

12.2

Andrews to Markram, no run, full and driven back to the bowler

12.3

Andrews to Markram, 1 run, length ball on off stump and eked to mid wicket

12.4

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, tossed up on off stump and turned to on side

12.5

Andrews to Fortuin, 3 runs, short on off stump, rocks back and cuts to deep for three more

12.6

Andrews to Markram, no run, angled in and played back to the bowler

End of over 13 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 58/0
AK Markram    20* (42b 1x4)      TD Andrews    3-0-18-0
C Fortuin    27* (37b 3x4)      B Ashkenazi    4-0-10-0

13.1

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, gone through the bat and pad! Fuller on off stump and shaped back in to fox his flick shot.

13.2

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, on off stump and fends to point

13.3

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, 1 wide, over-cooked and bowled it down the leg, called wide

13.3

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, back of a length ball and jagged back in, cramped him for room and thuds high on his thigh

13.4

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, no run, too full on off stump, leans forward and shoulders arm

13.5

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, 2 runs, fuller on off stump, advances and edged to long leg as they scampered for a couple more

13.6

Ashkenazi to Fortuin, 1 run, length ball on middle stump, nudged to short mid wicket and stole another single.

End of over 14 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 62/0
C Fortuin    30* (43b 3x4)      B Ashkenazi    5-0-14-0
AK Markram    20* (42b 1x4)      TD Andrews    3-0-18-0

14.1

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, turned to on side

14.2

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, nicely tossed up on off stump and driven to point

14.3

Andrews to Fortuin, 2 runs, edged and a couple more, looks like a deliberate dab past the keeper

14.4

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, pushed to cover

14.5

Andrews to Fortuin, 1 run, fuller on off stump and driven to off side

14.6

Andrews to Markram, 1 run, gave some air on middle and leg, milks it down the ground for a run

End of over 15 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 66/0
AK Markram    21* (43b 1x4)      TD Andrews    4-0-22-0
C Fortuin    33* (48b 3x4)      B Ashkenazi    5-0-14-0

15.1

Gregory to Markram, 2 runs, good running! Length ball on off stump and tapped to vacant on side

15.2

Gregory to Markram, no run, too wide on off stump and a mistimed shot to off side

15.3

Gregory to Markram, 1 run, length ball on off stump, pushed to point and off for a suicidal run. Morgan picks up the ball and cracks at the strikers end, but misses

15.4

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, played to third man for an easy run

15.5

Gregory to Markram, 1 run, full on off stump and eased to long on for a run

Australia needs a breakthrough here. This partnership looks threatening

15.6

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, dabs a length ball to third man

End of over 16 (6 runs) South Africa Under-19s 72/0
C Fortuin    35* (50b 3x4)      AJ Gregory    1-0-6-0
AK Markram    25* (47b 1x4)      TD Andrews    4-0-22-0

16.1

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, slower through the air and fends to off side

16.2

Andrews to Fortuin, FOUR, short and pulled away! Short ball on middle and off, rocks back and pulls it

16.3

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, pushed to off side

16.4

Andrews to Fortuin, FOUR, poor line again on off stump, too short and asked to be smothered it past cover for four more

16.5

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, too full and digs it out to on side

16.6

Andrews to Fortuin, no run, fends to off side

End of over 17 (8 runs) South Africa Under-19s 80/0
C Fortuin    43* (56b 5x4)      TD Andrews    5-0-30-0
AK Markram    25* (47b 1x4)      AJ Gregory    1-0-6-0

17.1

Gregory to Markram, no run, touch full on off stump, leans forward and pressed to off side

17.2

Gregory to Markram, FOUR, elegance personified!! Fuller on off stump, in his arc as he gets a big stride in and unleashed a glorious drive past the cover fielder

17.3

Gregory to Markram, 1 run, dabs to third man for a easy run

17.4

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, length ball on off stump and turned to on side

17.5

Gregory to Markram, no run, short on off stump and missed out on an upper cut, play and a miss

17.6

Gregory to Markram, 1 run, length ball on off stump and fends to off side

Great start by both the openers!

End of over 18 (7 runs) South Africa Under-19s 87/0
AK Markram    31* (52b 2x4)      AJ Gregory    2-0-13-0
C Fortuin    44* (57b 5x4)      TD Andrews    5-0-30-0

18.1

Bazley to Markram, 1 run, on the pads and nudged to on side for a single

18.2

Bazley to Fortuin, 1 run, length ball on off stump, kept a bit low and cuts to off side for a quick run

18.3

Bazley to Markram, no run, much closer to the stumps and tapped to on side

18.4

Bazley to Markram, FOUR, shot! Short and wide on off stump, sat up to be punished and he has clobbered it past the cover

18.5

Bazley to Markram, no run, played back to the bowler

18.6

Bazley to Markram, 2 runs, length ball on off stump, waits and dabs it to third man for a run

End of over 19 (8 runs) South Africa Under-19s 95/0
AK Markram    38* (57b 3x4)      JJ Bazley    1-0-8-0
C Fortuin    45* (58b 5x4)      AJ Gregory    2-0-13-0

19.1

Gregory to Fortuin, no run, slower length ball on off stump, swivels and misses it altogether

19.2

Gregory to Fortuin, no run, on a good length area and fends to off side

19.3

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, nudged a length ball on off stump down to mid wicket

19.4

Gregory to Markram, 1 run, touch fuller on off stump, pushed to mid off with gentle hands and off for a run

19.5

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, fuller down the leg and flicked to deep mid wicket

19.6

Gregory to Markram, 1 run, length ball on off stump and gets a thick inside edge to on side

End of over 20 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 99/0
AK Markram    40* (59b 3x4)      AJ Gregory    3-0-17-0
C Fortuin    47* (62b 5x4)      JJ Bazley    1-0-8-0

20.1

Bazley to Markram, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump, nicely gets behind the line and tapped to off side

20.2

Bazley to Markram, 1 run, 100 up!!. Length ball on off stump and edged to third man

20.3

Bazley to Fortuin, 1 run, length ball outside off stump and mistimed a cut to off side

20.4

Bazley to Markram, FOUR, crunched! Width offered outside off, waits and placed it beautifully past the point fiedler

20.5

Bazley to Markram, OUT, gracious me! This should be one of the great catches of the tournament. Fuller on off stump and opts to drive upishly. Walker at point times his leap like a leopard and plucks a jaw dropping catch. Take a bow!

AK Markram c Walker b Bazley 45 (83m 63b 4x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

20.6

Bazley to Christoffels, no run, solid in defence to off side

End of over 21 (6 runs) South Africa Under-19s 105/1
K Christoffels    0* (1b)      JJ Bazley    2-0-14-1
C Fortuin    48* (63b 5x4)      AJ Gregory    3-0-17-0

21.1

Walker to Fortuin, no run, cuts to off side

21.2

Walker to Fortuin, FOUR, back of a length ball on off stump and pulled it over short mid wicket for four more

21.3

Walker to Fortuin, no run, length ball on off stump and favored a pull again, mistimed to on side

21.4

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, too short and too wide, dabs down to third man for an easy run

21.5

Walker to Christoffels, 1 run, length ball down the leg and tucked to fine leg

21.6

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, fuller outside off and drives past the sweeper at cover for a single

End of over 22 (7 runs) South Africa Under-19s 112/1
C Fortuin    54* (68b 6x4)      G Walker    3-0-25-0
K Christoffels    1* (2b)      JJ Bazley    2-0-14-1

22.1

Bazley to Fortuin, no run, touch full on middle and leg, fends to on side

22.2

Bazley to Fortuin, 1 run, on the pads and tucked to on side for a quick run

22.3

Bazley to Christoffels, 1 wide, fends to on side

22.3

Bazley to Christoffels, 1 wide, short and ducks down, called wide

22.3

Bazley to Christoffels, no run, and again! Wide down the leg

22.4

Bazley to Christoffels, 2 runs, length ball on middle and leg, turned to on side

22.5

Bazley to Christoffels, no run

22.6

Bazley to Christoffels, no run

End of over 23 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 117/1
K Christoffels    3* (6b)      JJ Bazley    3-0-19-1
C Fortuin    55* (70b 6x4)      G Walker    3-0-25-0

23.1

Walker to Fortuin, no run

23.2

Walker to Fortuin, no run

23.3

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, back of a length outside off, waits on the back foot and runs it down to third man

23.4

Walker to Christoffels, no run, on middle and leg tucks to on side

23.5

Walker to Christoffels, 2 runs, length delivery straying on the pads, tucks to wide of long leg

23.6

Walker to Christoffels, 1 run, length delivery straying on the pads, nudges to fine leg for a single

End of over 24 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 121/1
K Christoffels    6* (9b)      G Walker    4-0-29-0
C Fortuin    56* (73b 6x4)      JJ Bazley    3-0-19-1

24.1

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, good length delivery on middle and off, defends

24.2

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, touch fuller around off, gets forward to block

24.3

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, short of a length, angles away, movement beats his pull

24.4

Stanlake to Christoffels, 1 run, back of a length outside off, waits on the back foot and steers to third man

24.5

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, fullish on middle and off, nudges to short midwicket

24.6

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, back of a length delivery heading down leg, clips the thigh pad to the keeper

End of over 25 (1 run) South Africa Under-19s 122/1
C Fortuin    56* (75b 6x4)      B Stanlake    5-1-10-0
K Christoffels    7* (13b)      G Walker    4-0-29-0

25.1

Walker to Christoffels, no run, length delivery outside off, leans forward and drives to mid-off

25.2

Walker to Christoffels, 1 run, on a length outside off, waits and opens the face to guide it to third man

25.3

Walker to Fortuin, 2 runs, full and width offered outside off, he leans forward and drives over backward point

25.4

Walker to Fortuin, no run, on a good length which holds the line after pitching outside off, left alone

25.5

Walker to Fortuin, no run, full and driven nicely off the front foot but finds short cover

25.6

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, touch short around off, waits and runs it to third man for a single

End of over 26 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 126/1
C Fortuin    59* (79b 6x4)      G Walker    5-0-33-0
K Christoffels    8* (15b)      B Stanlake    5-1-10-0

26.1

Stanlake to Fortuin, 1 run, short and outside off, gets on the top of the bounce, works it towards third man

26.2

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, back of a length delivery around off, blocks it to on side

26.3

Stanlake to Christoffels, 2 runs, length delivery, on middle and leg, clips it through square leg

26.4

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, back of a length outside off, waits and dabs it to backward point

26.5

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, length delivery outside off, bottom edge towards the keeper

26.6

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, stays on a length around off, defends

End of over 27 (3 runs) South Africa Under-19s 129/1
K Christoffels    10* (20b)      B Stanlake    6-1-13-0
C Fortuin    60* (80b 6x4)      G Walker    5-0-33-0

27.1

Walker to Fortuin, FOUR, lovely shot! Fuller on off stump and lofts it over mid-on for four

27.2

Walker to Fortuin, FOUR, one more! Length ball on middle and leg, hip height, swivels and pulls it beautifully

27.3

Walker to Fortuin, no run, length ball on off stump and fends to off side

27.4

Walker to Fortuin, 2 runs, shuffled across for a slower delivery and pressed to cover, fielder cracks at the strikers end and off for an extra run

27.5

Walker to Fortuin, 1 run, dabs a length ball down the third man for an easy run

27.6

Walker to Christoffels, no run, touch fuller on off stump and nudged to on side

End of over 28 (11 runs) South Africa Under-19s 140/1
K Christoffels    10* (21b)      G Walker    6-0-44-0
C Fortuin    71* (85b 8x4)      B Stanlake    6-1-13-0

28.1

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, play and a miss, length ball on off stump and prodding at that

28.2

Stanlake to Fortuin, no run, hint of away movement as he fends this one to point

28.3

Stanlake to Fortuin, 1 run, touch fuller off stump and turned to on side

28.4

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, fends a length ball to off side

28.5

Stanlake to Christoffels, no run, touch fuller on off stump and played back to the bowler

28.6

Stanlake to Christoffels, FOUR, genuine edge past the keeper and four more! Fortunate runs

End of over 29 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 145/1
K Christoffels    14* (24b 1x4)      B Stanlake    7-1-18-0
C Fortuin    72* (88b 8x4)      G Walker    6-0-44-0

29.1

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, length ball on off side and tucked to third man for a run

29.2

Gregory to Christoffels, 1 run, fuller on off stump and pushed to off side

29.3

Gregory to Fortuin, no run, too full on off stump and pushed to mid-off

29.4

Gregory to Fortuin, 1 run, fuller on the pads and driven down the ground

29.5

Gregory to Christoffels, no run, back of a length ball on off stump and fends to off side

29.6

Gregory to Christoffels, 2 runs, fuller outside off stump and driven to deep cover for a couple more

End of over 30 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 150/1
K Christoffels    17* (27b 1x4)      AJ Gregory    4-0-22-0
C Fortuin    74* (91b 8x4)      B Stanlake    7-1-18-0

30.1

Short to Fortuin, OUT, gone! Fuller outside off and smothered straight to the sweeper at cover. What a breakthrough for Australia.

C Fortuin c Andrews b Short 74 (121m 92b 8x4 0x6) SR: 80.43

30.2

Short to Oldfield, no run, tossed up and pushed back to the bowler

30.3

Short to Oldfield, 1 run, premeditated scoop to fine leg for a single

30.4

Short to Christoffels, no run, quicker through the air, on the pads and turned to on side

30.5

Short to Christoffels, no run, tosses it up on off stump and pushed to cover

30.6

Short to Christoffels, no run, and again, pushed a fuller delivery to the fielder at mid-off

End of over 31 (1 run) South Africa Under-19s 151/2
K Christoffels    17* (30b 1x4)      MW Short    1-0-1-1
G Oldfield    1* (2b)      AJ Gregory    4-0-22-0

31.1

Gregory to Oldfield, no run, fuller down the leg and fends to on side

31.2

Gregory to Oldfield, no run, touch fuller on off stump and driven to mid-off, tight line

31.3

Gregory to Oldfield, 1 run, length ball on off stump and gets a thick inside edge to on side

31.4

Gregory to Christoffels, 2 runs, angled away from the leftie and opens the face of the blade as it runs down to third man

31.5

Gregory to Christoffels, 2 leg byes, back of a length ball down the leg and gets a nice tickle off his thigh pad

31.6

Gregory to Christoffels, no run, pushed a length ball on off stump towards to cover

End of over 32 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 156/2
K Christoffels    19* (33b 1x4)      AJ Gregory    5-0-25-0
G Oldfield    2* (5b)      MW Short    1-0-1-1

32.1

Short to Oldfield, no run, tossed up on off stump and driven to cover

32.2

Short to Oldfield, no run, quicker one on off stump and driven to cover

32.3

Short to Oldfield, 1 run, on off stump and paddled it down to fine leg

32.4

Short to Christoffels, 1 run, arm ball, came in with the angle, came in with the angle and punched to off side

32.5

Short to Oldfield, no run, tossed up from round the stump and missed out on a sweep

32.6

Short to Oldfield, 1 run, nudged a fuller ball to on side for a run

End of over 33 (3 runs) South Africa Under-19s 159/2
G Oldfield    4* (10b)      MW Short    2-0-4-1
K Christoffels    20* (34b 1x4)      AJ Gregory    5-0-25-0

33.1

Andrews to Oldfield, no run, on the pads and rapped on his thigh

33.2

Andrews to Oldfield, 1 run, played along the ground for a run

33.3

Andrews to Christoffels, 1 leg bye, tossed up and struck on his pad as they scamper for an easy leg bye

33.4

Andrews to Oldfield, no run, fends to on side

33.5

Andrews to Oldfield, no run, skips down the track and plays back to the bowler

33.6

Andrews to Oldfield, no run, length ball on off stump, tried to scoop as he gloves this one to off side

End of over 34 (2 runs) South Africa Under-19s 161/2
G Oldfield    5* (15b)      TD Andrews    6-0-31-0
K Christoffels    20* (35b 1x4)      MW Short    2-0-4-1

34.1

Short to Christoffels, no run, fends to on side

34.2

Short to Christoffels, no run, cuts to off side

34.3

Short to Christoffels, no run, quicker through the air and pushed to on side

34.4

Short to Christoffels, OUT, leading edge and gone! Tossed up on off stump, Christoffels tried to turn it to on side, closed the face of the blade way too early and spooned a dolly to Gregory at cover region.

K Christoffels c Gregory b Short 20 (52m 39b 1x4 0x6) SR: 51.28

Its time for drinks!

34.5

Short to Bosch, 1 run, too full on leg stump and turned to on side

34.6

Short to Oldfield, no run, fuller ball, touch quicker too and nudged to short mid wicket

End of over 35 (1 run) South Africa Under-19s 162/3
G Oldfield    5* (16b)      MW Short    3-0-5-2
C Bosch    1* (1b)      TD Andrews    6-0-31-0

Power-Play!

35.1

Andrews to Bosch, no run, fuller and played back to the bowler

35.2

Andrews to Bosch, 1 run, short and cuts to off side

35.3

Andrews to Oldfield, no run, length ball on off stump and punched to cover

35.4

Andrews to Oldfield, FOUR, fine shot! Shimmy down the track and lofts it over mid-off for fabulous looking shot

35.5

Andrews to Oldfield, OUT, another one bites the dust! Fuller on off stump, gets a big stride in and pushed upishly. Andrews on his follow through takes a good catch to send him packing. Sweet revenge after being hit for four!

G Oldfield c & b Andrews 9 (19m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

35.6

Andrews to Valli, no run, pushes a quicker ball to off side

End of over 36 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 167/4
Y Valli    0* (1b)      TD Andrews    7-0-36-1
C Bosch    2* (3b)      MW Short    3-0-5-2

36.1

Short to Bosch, no run, pushed to off side

36.2

Short to Bosch, no run, too full, yorker length and digs it out

36.3

Short to Bosch, no run, length ball and punched to off side

36.4

Short to Bosch, no run, played to on side

36.5

Short to Bosch, no run, goo delivery again, fends to off side

36.6

Short to Bosch, 1 run, down the track and tuned a fuller delivery to mid wicket

End of over 37 (1 run) South Africa Under-19s 168/4
C Bosch    3* (9b)      MW Short    4-0-6-2
Y Valli    0* (1b)      TD Andrews    7-0-36-1

37.1

Andrews to Bosch, no run, came back wick the arm and cuts to off side

37.2

Andrews to Bosch, no run, tossed up on off stump and played back to the bowler

37.3

Andrews to Bosch, 1 wide, tossed up down the leg and called wide, nifty piece of work the keeper

37.3

Andrews to Bosch, no run, length ball on off stump, too close to cut as mistimes to off side

37.4

Andrews to Bosch, no run, saw him coming and fired it in, rapped on the pads, going down the leg though

37.5

Andrews to Bosch, 1 wide, wide down the leg again

37.5

Andrews to Bosch, no run, quicker one and steered to off side

37.6

Andrews to Bosch, no run, fuller on the pads and nudged to on side

End of over 38 (2 runs) South Africa Under-19s 170/4
C Bosch    3* (15b)      TD Andrews    8-0-38-1
Y Valli    0* (1b)      MW Short    4-0-6-2

38.1

Short to Valli, no run, length ball on off stump and cuts to cover

Spin-Twins doing a fine job here

38.2

Short to Valli, 1 run, pushed a fuller ball to off side and scampered for a quick run

38.3

Short to Bosch, no run, fuller on off stump and driven to sweeper at cover

38.4

Short to Bosch, no run, driven again and sweeper at cover does it well

38.5

Short to Bosch, no run, on the pads and turned to on side

38.6

Short to Bosch, no run, pushed him back with a quicker delivery and tucked to on side

End of over 39 (1 run) South Africa Under-19s 171/4
C Bosch    3* (19b)      MW Short    5-0-7-2
Y Valli    1* (3b)      TD Andrews    8-0-38-1

39.1

Andrews to Valli, no run, sweep ans a miss on off stump

39.2

Andrews to Valli, no run, played back to the bowler

39.3

Andrews to Valli, 1 bye, tossed up on off stump, missed his sweep and off for a bye, rare error by the keeper

39.4

Andrews to Bosch, 1 run, turned to off side

39.5

Andrews to Valli, no run, quicker through the air and pressed to off side

39.6

Andrews to Valli, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and milks it down the ground

End of over 40 (3 runs) South Africa Under-19s 174/4
Y Valli    2* (8b)      TD Andrews    9-0-40-1
C Bosch    4* (20b)      MW Short    5-0-7-2

40.1

Short to Valli, no run, length ball on off stump and cuts to off side

40.2

Short to Valli, 1 run, fuller on off stump and driven down the ground for a run

40.3

Short to Bosch, no run, spins in sharply and turns to on side

40.4

Short to Bosch, 1 run, length ball on off stump and eked to deep for a mere single

40.5

Short to Valli, no run, touch fuller and driven to off side

40.6

Short to Valli, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and pushed past the cover fielder

End of over 41 (3 runs) South Africa Under-19s 177/4
Y Valli    4* (12b)      MW Short    6-0-10-2
C Bosch    5* (22b)      TD Andrews    9-0-40-1

41.1

Andrews to Valli, no run, tried to sweep and rapped on the pads, definitely outside off

41.2

Andrews to Valli, 1 run, nudged down the ground

41.3

Andrews to Bosch, no run, tossed up and fends it from the crease

41.4

Andrews to Bosch, 1 run, shuffled across for a quicker delivery and turned to on side

41.5

Andrews to Valli, FOUR, class! Down the track, to the pitch of the ball and smothered it through cover region

41.6

Andrews to Valli, no run, fends to on side

End of over 42 (6 runs) South Africa Under-19s 183/4
Y Valli    9* (16b 1x4)      TD Andrews    10-0-46-1
C Bosch    6* (24b)      MW Short    6-0-10-2

42.1

Short to Bosch, no run, down the track and took it on the full, turned to on side

42.2

Short to Bosch, 1 run, down the track and chipped to on side for a single

42.3

Short to Valli, 2 runs, shimmy down the track and goes inside out, over cover for a couple

42.4

Short to Valli, no run, fuller on middle and leg, fends to off side

42.5

Short to Valli, 1 run, touch short on off stump and cuts to off side

42.6

Short to Bosch, no run, fuller outside off and squeezed to cover

End of over 43 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 187/4
C Bosch    7* (27b)      MW Short    7-0-14-2
Y Valli    12* (19b 1x4)      TD Andrews    10-0-46-1

43.1

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run, length ball on off stump and cuts to off side

43.2

Ashkenazi to Bosch, 1 bye

43.3

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run, length delivery outside off, driven towards cover region

43.4

Ashkenazi to Bosch, 2 runs, full on middle and leg, clips off the back foot to wide of long-on

43.5

Ashkenazi to Bosch, 1 run, good length delivery angles back in from outside off, inside edge to the pad for a single.

43.6

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 wide, length delivery too wide outside off

43.6

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run, length delivery around off, pushes in-front of cover

End of over 44 (8 runs) South Africa Under-19s 195/4
Y Valli    15* (22b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    6-0-21-0
C Bosch    10* (30b)      MW Short    7-0-14-2

44.1

Stanlake to Valli, 1 run, on middle and leg, mistimed a scoop towards short midwicket

44.2

Stanlake to Bosch, no run, back of a length angles back in from off, off the thigh towards the keeper

44.3

Stanlake to Bosch, OUT, and finally his misery of not getting runs comes to an end, its a length delivery from wide of the crease, he backs away towards to leg to make some room, ball shapes away touch and beats his drive to shattered the stumps, good depth stiff from Ben.

C Bosch b Stanlake 10 (35m 32b 0x4 0x6) SR: 31.25

44.4

Stanlake to Dial, no run, on middle and leg, nudges to on side

44.5

Stanlake to Dial, FOUR, that angles back in from outside off, he waits on the crease and depth touch from Dial to the right of the keeper

44.6

Stanlake to Dial, no run, gets beaten for pace here! Angled in and rapped on the pads

End of over 45 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 200/5
B Dial    4* (3b 1x4)      B Stanlake    8-1-23-1
Y Valli    16* (23b 1x4)      B Ashkenazi    6-0-21-0

45.1

Ashkenazi to Valli, 2 runs, slower ball on off stump and chops it over fielder

45.2

Ashkenazi to Valli, FOUR, touch fuller on off stump, regulation edge past the keeper for four more

45.3

Ashkenazi to Valli, no run, length ball on off stump and cuts to off side

45.4

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run

45.5

Ashkenazi to Dial, OUT, slower delivery outside off stump, Dial goes for the kill but ended up spooning a dolly to the sweeper at cover

B Dial c Short b Ashkenazi 4 (6m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

45.6

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run, dabs to third man for a run

End of over 46 (8 runs) South Africa Under-19s 208/6
Y Valli    24* (28b 2x4)      B Ashkenazi    7-0-29-1
J Smith    0* (0b)      B Stanlake    8-1-23-1

46.1

Stanlake to Valli, no run, angling away from the leftie, play and a miss

46.2

Stanlake to Valli, no run, back of a length ball on off stump, nips back in a long way and thuds high on his pad

46.3

Stanlake to Valli, 1 run, fuller on off stump, yorker length and digs it out for a run

46.4

Stanlake to Smith, no run, probing line on off stump, touch fuller on off stump, draws him forward and beats the edge

46.5

Stanlake to Smith, no run, nice and full, hit that says Stanlake. Play and a miss

46.6

Stanlake to Smith, 1 run, full on off sump, turned to on side and off for a quick run. Fielder at short mid wicket cracks at the bowlers end, but misses

End of over 47 (2 runs) South Africa Under-19s 210/6
J Smith    1* (3b)      B Stanlake    9-1-25-1
Y Valli    25* (31b 2x4)      B Ashkenazi    7-0-29-1

47.1

Ashkenazi to Smith, 1 run, length ball on off stump and cuts to third man for a run

47.2

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run, width offered outside off and slapped to deep for a single

47.3

Ashkenazi to Smith, 1 leg bye, full on middle and leg, with in the stump and goes for a big yahoo heave, rapped on the pads and off for a single

47.4

Ashkenazi to Valli, no run, play and miss on off stump, angled taking away from the leftie

47.5

Ashkenazi to Valli, 1 run, fuller outside off and squeezed to off side

47.6

Ashkenazi to Smith, no run, touch fuller on off stump and crunched to sweeper at cover. Just four runs! Captain should be delighted by this effort from Ashkenazi

End of over 48 (4 runs) South Africa Under-19s 214/6
J Smith    2* (6b)      B Ashkenazi    8-0-32-1
Y Valli    27* (34b 2x4)      B Stanlake    9-1-25-1

48.1

Stanlake to Valli, FOUR, finally gets one right! Touch fuller on off stump, shuffled across and scooped it over short fine leg

48.2

Stanlake to Valli, OUT, juggles and takes it! Shuffled across for a fuller ball, too close to play that shot and he drives straight to Short at cover

Y Valli c Short b Stanlake 31 (45m 36b 3x4 0x6) SR: 86.11

48.3

Stanlake to Bruwer, 1 run, length ball on off stump and dabs to third man

48.4

Stanlake to Smith, 2 runs, shuffled across and heaved it over fine leg, not much wood on that though

48.5

Stanlake to Smith, FOUR, poor line, poor length and four more. Tailed onto the pads, fuller one too and helped it on its way past short fine leg

48.6

Stanlake to Smith, no run, yorker length on off stump, too full and digs it out. Non-Striker had come a long way, bowler picks up the ball and failed to hit the stumps at his end.

End of over 49 (11 runs) South Africa Under-19s 225/7
J Smith    8* (9b 1x4)      B Stanlake    10-1-36-2
D Bruwer    1* (1b)      B Ashkenazi    8-0-32-1

49.1

Ashkenazi to Bruwer, 1 run, leading edge and falls safe! Fuller on leg stump and tried to work it towards on side

49.2

Ashkenazi to Smith, 1 run, full and straight on off stump, played down the ground

49.3

Ashkenazi to Bruwer, 1 run, low full toss down the leg and mistimed his drive to on side

49.4

Ashkenazi to Smith, 2 runs, fuller on off stump, stayed in the crease and whacked it back over the bowlers head for a couple more

49.5

Ashkenazi to Smith, OUT, gone! Slower delivery on middle and leg, Smith goes for the big yahoo heave, misses it and Bruwer scampers for a suicidal run. Keeper aims at the stumps and he is gone by a long way. No where on earth he could have made in.

D Bruwer run out 3 (6m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

49.6

Ashkenazi to Rabada, OUT, cleaned him up. Golden duck for Rabada. Slow and straight, too good for him and the cannon onto the stumps.

K Rabada b Ashkenazi 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

231 is the target! Will this be enough? South Africa failed to carry on the momentum provided by the openers, they lost their way in the middle. Spin duo Short and Andrews bowled decently to put breaks on the scoring. Do join us for the chase.

End of over 50 (5 runs) South Africa Under-19s 230/9
     B Ashkenazi    9-0-37-2
J Smith    11* (12b 1x4)      B Stanlake    10-1-36-2
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Kagiso Rabada picked up six wickets, Australia v South Africa, semi-final, Under-19 World Cup, Dubai, February 26, 2014

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