ICC Women's World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Australia Women v West Indies Women

Australia Women won by 28 runs

0.2

Perry to Nero, 1 wide, tries to sweep Perry, who was bowled this at 119ks. It's a wide down the leg side

0.2

Perry to Nero, no run, outswinger, 120ks, on off, defended to cover

0.3

Perry to Nero, no run, nice outswinger, on off, 122ks, driven to cover

0.4

Perry to Nero, no run, Nero backs away and lifts the bat really high. No room from Perry, though, and she hits it back to Perry

0.5

Perry to Nero, no run, short of a length, wide, Nero tries the big pull, but the lack of bounce beats her

0.6

Perry to Nero, FOUR, Nero has swept Perry! Successfully this time. Slight bend of the knees, and takes this full ball from leg, and deposits it to the boundary boards at square leg

West Indies Women 6/0   JB Nero 4* (5b 1x4)

2.4

Perry to Nero, FOUR, short and wide, 121ks, Nero loves it, throws the bat at it, and thick-edges it over slip. Smartly played. She went really hard at it

2.5

Perry to Nero, 1 run, full, middle and leg, hit wide of square leg for a single

West Indies Women 13/0   JB Nero 9* (7b 2x4)

3.1

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, full, middle and leg, pushed into the leg side

3.2

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, big wind-up, but ends up playing a defensive shot back to her

3.3

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, another big wind-up, gets an inside edge onto the pad this time

3.4

Sthalekar to Nero, 2 runs, full, outside off, driven between cover-point and point

3.5

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, forward defensive this time

3.6

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, big back lift again, but she gets no space to free her arms, and plays a push to mid-off

West Indies Women 15/1   JB Nero 11* (13b 2x4)

5.2

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, tossed up on off, defended solidly

5.3

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, short of a length, outside off, opens the face, is beaten

5.4

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, full, but she stays back and punches it. Can't beat cover

5.5

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, full toss, she looks to whip it behind square, but misses out. There is a shout for leg-before, but this is angling down

5.6

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, the slider outside off, doesn't turn, and beats Nero's cut - Sthalekar 3-0-4-0 now

West Indies Women 23/2   JB Nero 11* (18b 2x4)

6.6

Perry to Nero, OUT, Do I call it a schoolgirl error? Nero is early into the shot, ends up hitting it softly back towards the non-striker's stumps. Perry tries valiantly for the catch, but only manages to get her fingertips to her. Campbelle, having backed up, is back in the crease, but the bat is in the air, as the deflection hits the stumps

SA Campbelle run out 5 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

West Indies Women 28/3   JB Nero 11* (19b 2x4)

7.5

Osborne to Nero, no run, cut away nicely, but can't beat point

7.6

Osborne to Nero, FOUR, this is drilled. She got some power behind this drive over mid-off - 11 off the over

West Indies Women 39/4   JB Nero 15* (21b 3x4)

8.6

Jonassen to Nero, 2 runs, short, flat, cut away in front of cover-point, comes back for two

West Indies Women 43/4   JB Nero 17* (22b 3x4)

9.3

Osborne to Nero, 1 run, short of a length, punched away, and a misfield from Blackwell at extra cover allows them a single

9.6

Osborne to Nero, no run, full, really full, just outside off, lands past the popping crease, and also squeezes under the bat

West Indies Women 46/4   JB Nero 18* (24b 3x4)

10.3

Jonassen to Nero, 2 runs, length ball, outside off, punched away wide of sweeper-cover for two

10.4

Jonassen to Nero, 1 run, short and wide, cut away powerfully but gets just a single to deep cover

West Indies Women 50/4   JB Nero 21* (26b 3x4)

11.4

Sthalekar to Nero, no run, more sharp turn for Sthalekar. Beats her attempt at a forceful punch

11.5

Sthalekar to Nero, 1 run, length ball, bunted into the leg side for one

West Indies Women 53/4   JB Nero 22* (28b 3x4)

12.1

Jonassen to Nero, no run, flighted really nicely, on off, defended off the front foot

12.2

Jonassen to Nero, no run, arm ball, angling in, no room, another defensive shot

12.3

Jonassen to Nero, no run, tossed up again, beats her big drive. Well kept as this was bowled really full and she had to concentrate behind a whipping blade

12.4

Jonassen to Nero, no run, forward-defensive now

12.5

Jonassen to Nero, no run, short of a length, outside off, cut away, but can't beat point

12.6

Jonassen to Nero, 1 run, Nero breaks the maiden with a top-edged sweep towards deep square leg

West Indies Women 54/4   JB Nero 23* (34b 3x4)

13.1

Hunter to Nero, 1 leg bye, swinging in this time, concedes a leg-bye as she is too straight

13.6

Hunter to Nero, no run, length ball, on off, no room, defended back to her

West Indies Women 66/4   JB Nero 23* (36b 3x4)

14.2

Jonassen to Nero, 1 run, cut away powerfully to deep cover

14.4

Jonassen to Nero, FOUR, nice slog-sweep. She first charged at her, then saw the ball was too slow, and waited for it. Went down on the knee finally, and then swept it past midwicket. All along the ground

14.5

Jonassen to Nero, no run, sharp offbreak now. On off, turning away with a puff of dust. Sunil Narine won't mind it

14.6

Jonassen to Nero, 1 run, short this time, punched to long-off for one

West Indies Women 74/4   JB Nero 29* (40b 4x4)

15.1

Perry to Nero, 1 run, short of a length, wide, and whipped away to deep point for one

West Indies Women 75/4   JB Nero 30* (41b 4x4)

16.4

Osborne to Nero, no run, flighted just outside off, turning towards off, defended to leg

16.5

Osborne to Nero, no run, lovely fielding again. Driven hard, and to her right, but Osborne dives full length to her right and keeps them down to zero

16.6

Osborne to Nero, 1 run, wastes a big full toss, hitting it straight to mid-off. She just about makes the single, too, beating the direct hit by a split frame

West Indies Women 78/5   JB Nero 31* (44b 4x4)

17.1

Hunter to Nero, OUT, and Hunter has made a superb comeback to the bowling crease. She bowls a length ball, Nero sweeps around it, and the leg stump is hit

JB Nero b Hunter 31 (45b 4x4 0x6) SR: 68.88

West Indies Women 78/6   JB Nero 31 (45b 4x4)
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Photos

Oct 5, 2012

Julie Hunter finished with 5 for 22, Australia v West Indies, 2nd semi-final, Women's World Twenty20, Colombo, October 5, 2012

Julie Hunter finished with 5 for 22

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Oct 5, 2012

Juliana Nero plays the upper cut , Australia v West Indies, 2nd semi-final, Women's World Twenty20, Colombo, October 5, 2012

Juliana Nero plays the upper cut

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