Ram Slam T20 Challenge, Warriors v Cape Cobras at Port Elizabeth, Jan 11, 2014
Cape Cobras won by 18 runs
11 January 2014 - night match (20-over match)

A hearty welcome to all to St George's Park. Wishing all our supporters a good and prosperous 2014. We have a real challenge on for the Warriors who are playing a powerful Cobras side. The Cobras will be spitting venom after their defeat a few days ago and are sure to be come back fighting. A beautifull cloud free sky with a hint of a breeze. The umpires are Ram-Slam delivered to the pitch and await the players. To much applause out go the players. Birch to make first use of the ball

0.1

Birch to van Zyl, FOUR, on line, whipped away to fine leg

0.2

Birch to van Zyl, FOUR, a bit too wide of off, hammered to deep extra cover

0.3

Birch to van Zyl, no run, straight on, hits the pads. THe appeal is turned down

0.4

Birch to van Zyl, no run, again good line, ball comes a bit up, defended to the on side

0.5

Birch to van Zyl, 2 runs, just on off stump, neatly played to square leg

0.6

Birch to van Zyl, 5 wides, down leg, just a bit too much

0.6

Birch to van Zyl, 1 wide, again too far down leg

0.6

Birch to van Zyl, FOUR, to off, punched neatly wide of point

End of over 1 (20 runs) Cape Cobras 20/0

    • S van Zyl 14 (6b 3x4)
    • HM Amla 0 (0b)
    • ACR Birch 1-0-20-0
1.1

Parnell to Amla, no run, on off, played back to the bowler

1.2

Parnell to Amla, no run, on line, played to short extra cover

1.3

Parnell to Amla, 1 run, played to mid on

1.4

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 leg bye, attcking leg stump

1.5

Parnell to Amla, OUT, just outside off. Amla goes on the drive only to get the inside edge onto middle and off

HM Amla b Parnell 1 (9m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

1.6

Parnell to Duminy, 2 runs, good line, but well worked to wide of square leg

End of over 2 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 24/1

    • JP Duminy 2 (1b)
    • S van Zyl 14 (7b 3x4)
    • WD Parnell 1-0-3-1
    • ACR Birch 1-0-20-0
2.1

Birch to van Zyl, no run, played along the ground to mid on

2.2

Birch to van Zyl, no run, goes square to point

2.3

Birch to van Zyl, FOUR, flicked off the toes to wide of fine leg

2.4

Birch to van Zyl, FOUR, jbbed through the covers to boundary rope

2.5

Birch to van Zyl, no run, push to point

2.6

Birch to van Zyl, FOUR, drives, inside edge, ball evades the stumps and continues to fine leg

End of over 3 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 36/1

    • S van Zyl 26 (13b 6x4)
    • JP Duminy 2 (1b)
    • ACR Birch 2-0-32-0
    • WD Parnell 1-0-3-1
3.1

Parnell to Duminy, no run, well beaten with a good length.

3.2

Parnell to Duminy, no run, another great one just outside off,beating the bat

3.3

Parnell to Duminy, no run, gets into [osition for a similar deliver, plyed to short cover

3.4

Parnell to Duminy, no run, across the line, biu stopped t hort mid wicket

3.5

Parnell to Duminy, FOUR, a bot losse. Played well to dep extra cover

3.6

Parnell to Duminy, FOUR, a great on drive to the long on boundary

Let's see what a spinner can do, as Harmer comes on

End of over 4 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 44/1

    • JP Duminy 10 (7b 2x4)
    • S van Zyl 26 (13b 6x4)
    • WD Parnell 2-0-11-1
    • ACR Birch 2-0-32-0
4.1

Harmer to van Zyl, OUT, goes forward, off the bads and onto the pads. For some reason he doesn't walk, and the umpires refer to the 3rd umpire.

S van Zyl b Harmer 26 (20m 14b 6x4 0x6) SR: 185.71

4.2

Harmer to Ontong, no run, on leg, played to backward leg

4.3

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run, played to square leg

4.4

Harmer to Duminy, 1 run, along the ground to mid off

4.5

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run, off the legs to cover

4.6

Harmer to Duminy, FOUR, steps back to square drive to wide of point

End of over 5 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 51/2

    • JP Duminy 15 (9b 3x4)
    • JL Ontong 2 (3b)
    • SR Harmer 1-0-7-1
    • WD Parnell 2-0-11-1
5.1

Theron to Ontong, 1 run, angles th ebat. Ball goes to backward of point

5.2

Theron to Duminy, 1 run, from off side to short mid wicket

5.3

Theron to Ontong, no run

5.4

Theron to Ontong, 2 runs, cuts the bll to 3rd man. Gret fielding by Birch

5.5

Theron to Ontong, no run, gets tucked up. Plyed to off

5.6

Theron to Ontong, no run, pushed to point

End of over 6 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 55/2

    • JL Ontong 5 (8b)
    • JP Duminy 16 (10b 3x4)
    • J Theron 1-0-4-0
    • SR Harmer 1-0-7-1
6.1

Harmer to Duminy, 1 run, played hard to point

6.2

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run, worked off the hips to mid wicket

6.3

Harmer to Duminy, no run, to mid wicket

6.4

Harmer to Duminy, no run

6.5

Harmer to Duminy, 1 run, flicked alongthe ground to wide of mid on

6.6

Harmer to Ontong, FOUR, glanced to fine leg

End of over 7 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 62/2

    • JL Ontong 10 (10b 1x4)
    • JP Duminy 18 (14b 3x4)
    • SR Harmer 2-0-14-1
    • J Theron 1-0-4-0
7.1

Theron to Duminy, 1 run, goes to behind square leg

7.2

Theron to Ontong, no run, to off, played steadily to silly mid off

7.3

Theron to Ontong, no run

7.4

Theron to Ontong, 1 run, good line and length, played to square leg

7.5

Theron to Duminy, 1 run, slower outside off. Duminy wauts for it and runs the ball to 3rd man

7.6

Theron to Ontong, 1 run, glided to backward point

End of over 8 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 66/2

    • JL Ontong 12 (14b 1x4)
    • JP Duminy 20 (16b 3x4)
    • J Theron 2-0-8-0
    • SR Harmer 2-0-14-1
8.1

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run, a big hoik, but safely to deep square leg

8.2

Harmer to Duminy, no run

8.3

Harmer to Duminy, no run, good defense, on off, ball goes to the bowler

8.4

Harmer to Duminy, 1 run, drives to long off

8.5

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run, very loose, cross bat to short mid wicket

8.6

Harmer to Duminy, no run, hard back. Well fielded by Harmer

End of over 9 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 69/2

    • JP Duminy 21 (20b 3x4)
    • JL Ontong 14 (16b 1x4)
    • SR Harmer 3-0-17-1
    • J Theron 2-0-8-0
9.1

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run

9.2

Smuts to Duminy, 1 run

9.3

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run, drives to long off

9.4

Smuts to Duminy, 1 run

9.5

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run

9.6

Smuts to Duminy, 2 runs, drives, gets a top edge, lusy goes over a leaping backward gully

End of over 10 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 76/2

    • JP Duminy 25 (23b 3x4)
    • JL Ontong 17 (19b 1x4)
    • JT Smuts 1-0-7-0
    • SR Harmer 3-0-17-1
10.1

Harmer to Ontong, SIX, drives at full stretch over long on

10.2

Harmer to Ontong, FOUR

10.3

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run, pulled to deep backward leg

10.4

Harmer to Duminy, 1 run, along the ground to long on

10.5

Harmer to Ontong, 1 run

10.6

Harmer to Duminy, no run

End of over 11 (13 runs) Cape Cobras 89/2

    • JP Duminy 26 (25b 3x4)
    • JL Ontong 29 (23b 2x4 1x6)
    • SR Harmer 4-0-30-1
    • JT Smuts 1-0-7-0
11.1

Mbane to Ontong, 1 run

11.2

Mbane to Duminy, 1 run

11.3

Mbane to Ontong, FOUR

11.4

Mbane to Ontong, 1 run, runs the ball to deep backward point

11.5

Mbane to Duminy, 1 run, rolls the wrists to get the ball to wide of square leg

11.6

Mbane to Ontong, 1 run

End of over 12 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 98/2

    • JL Ontong 36 (27b 3x4 1x6)
    • JP Duminy 28 (27b 3x4)
    • L Mbane 1-0-9-0
    • SR Harmer 4-0-30-1
12.1

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run

12.2

Smuts to Duminy, 1 run, a reverse paddle

12.3

Smuts to Ontong, OUT, going for a drive, the ball straightens, the bat misses, the ball doesn't

JL Ontong b Smuts 37 (30m 29b 3x4 1x6) SR: 127.58

12.4

Smuts to Vilas, no run

12.5

Smuts to Vilas, 1 run

12.6

Smuts to Duminy, 1 run, along the ground to mid on

End of over 13 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 102/3

    • JP Duminy 30 (29b 3x4)
    • DJ Vilas 1 (2b)
    • JT Smuts 2-0-11-1
    • L Mbane 1-0-9-0
13.1

Mbane to Duminy, no run, push to the on side

13.2

Mbane to Duminy, 1 run

13.3

Mbane to Vilas, no run, push to off

13.4

Mbane to Vilas, 1 run

13.5

Mbane to Duminy, 1 run, swings as the ball leaves him, a top edge,the keeper dives, gets a glove on it but cannot hang on

13.6

Mbane to Vilas, FOUR, a solid on drive

End of over 14 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 109/3

    • DJ Vilas 6 (5b 1x4)
    • JP Duminy 32 (32b 3x4)
    • L Mbane 2-0-16-0
    • JT Smuts 2-0-11-1
14.1

Smuts to Duminy, 2 runs, loose on leg, pulled to deep backward leg

14.2

Smuts to Duminy, 1 run

14.3

Smuts to Vilas, no run, drives, a bottom edge, which trickles back, just fails to hit the stumps

14.4

Smuts to Vilas, 1 run

14.5

Smuts to Duminy, 1 run

14.6

Smuts to Vilas, 1 bye

End of over 15 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 115/3

    • DJ Vilas 7 (8b 1x4)
    • JP Duminy 36 (35b 3x4)
    • JT Smuts 3-0-16-1
    • L Mbane 2-0-16-0
15.1

Parnell to Vilas, FOUR

15.2

Parnell to Vilas, 1 run, runs the ball to 3rd man

15.3

Parnell to Duminy, no run

15.4

Parnell to Duminy, 1 run

15.5

Parnell to Vilas, SIX, makes room and heves it over mid wicket

15.6

Parnell to Vilas, no run

End of over 16 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 127/3

    • DJ Vilas 18 (12b 2x4 1x6)
    • JP Duminy 37 (37b 3x4)
    • WD Parnell 3-0-23-1
    • JT Smuts 3-0-16-1
16.1

Theron to Duminy, 2 runs, pulled but not cleanly to backward of square leg

16.2

Theron to Duminy, 2 runs

16.3

Theron to Duminy, no run

16.4

Theron to Duminy, 1 run, played to cover

16.5

Theron to Vilas, FOUR, on leg, moves over to off and thumps it to wide of square leg

16.6

Theron to Vilas, OUT, going big withh a lofted drive to long on. Birch comes in off the ropes and steadies himself as the ball drops into his hands

DJ Vilas c Birch b Theron 22 (19m 14b 3x4 1x6) SR: 157.14

End of over 17 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 136/4

    • JP Duminy 42 (41b 3x4)
    • J Theron 3-0-17-1
    • WD Parnell 3-0-23-1
17.1

Parnell to Kemp, no run, drives to the on side, Theron dives fortward and apopears to take the catch. He is not sure, and the umpires refer to the replay. Replay confirms that the ball grounded first.

17.2

Parnell to Kemp, 1 run

17.3

Parnell to Duminy, 2 runs

17.4

Parnell to Duminy, no run

17.5

Parnell to Duminy, 1 run, into the covers

17.6

Parnell to Kemp, FOUR, short, sweetly pulled to deep square leg

End of over 18 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 144/4

    • JM Kemp 5 (3b 1x4)
    • JP Duminy 45 (44b 3x4)
    • WD Parnell 4-0-31-1
    • J Theron 3-0-17-1
18.1

Mbane to Duminy, OUT, dances down the track and winds at the ball, edges to backward point

JP Duminy c Moore b Mbane 45 (68m 45b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

18.2

Mbane to Peterson, 1 run

18.3

Mbane to Kemp, 1 run, casual drive to long on

18.4

Mbane to Peterson, FOUR, drops his knee and plays a baseball shot to deep backward leg

18.5

Mbane to Peterson, 1 run, a reverse thing-amy-jig to backward of point

18.6

Mbane to Kemp, 1 run

End of over 19 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 152/5

    • JM Kemp 7 (5b 1x4)
    • RJ Peterson 6 (3b 1x4)
    • L Mbane 3-0-24-1
    • WD Parnell 4-0-31-1
19.1

Theron to Kemp, 1 run, driven to mid wicket

19.2

Theron to Peterson, 1 run, conventional across the line to mid wicket

19.3

Theron to Kemp, 1 run

19.4

Theron to Peterson, FOUR, moves back to make room. The ball climbs on off and it is well played to deep point

19.5

Theron to Peterson, OUT, a big hit to long on, it is a bit high to carry, Harmer gets into position

RJ Peterson c Harmer b Theron 11 (8m 6b 2x4 0x6) SR: 183.33

19.6

Theron to Kemp, 1 run

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 160/6

    • JM Kemp 10 (8b 1x4)
    • SA Engelbrecht 0 (0b)
    • J Theron 4-0-25-2
    • L Mbane 3-0-24-1
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