SuperSport Series, Cape Cobras v Titans at Cape Town, Mar 24-27, 2011
Cape Cobras won by 5 wickets
24,25,26,27 March 2011 (4-day match)
  Titans 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JA Rudolph* c †Canning b Henderson 14 62 46 0 0 30.43
14.3 on the sweep, but it came off the glove and an easy catch for the keeper as they take the drinks break 24/3
View dismissal PJ Malan lbw b Louw 1 21 10 0 0 10.00
5.3 steps forward and hit on the pads, umpire George sends him on his way 2/1
View dismissal HG Kuhn c Piedt b Louw 10 33 26 1 0 38.46
13.1 full length delivery, Kuhn flicks it away but picks out the fielder at mid wicket 22/2
View dismissal F Behardien c van Zyl b Piedt 83 164 165 12 0 50.30
60.4 wanted to go down the track, fired in a bit quicker and thick inside edge to short leg. Piedt claims his first SSS wicket. 155/5
View dismissal H Davids c †Canning b Henderson 37 113 96 2 1 38.54
48.5 strangled out! Looks for the tickle down leg side, and only nibbles it to the keeper. 122/4
View dismissal JA Morkel c †Canning b Louw 113 234 163 12 4 69.32
108.2 another loose cut shot, but this time he gets a bottom edge and a muted celebration follows 354/8
View dismissal S von Berg c Puttick b Langeveldt 31 88 68 3 0 45.58
84.2 but now finds the edge and is taken low down at first slip 266/6
View dismissal ER Links lbw b Louw 1 15 11 0 0 9.09
87.4 struck in front and up goes the George finger 277/7
View dismissal GC Viljoen b Louw 46 96 74 6 1 62.16
110.3 doesn't get up as much as he anticipated, hits the very top of the off stump and Louw has a fifer 361/9
View dismissal M de Lange lbw b Henderson 9 28 25 1 0 36.00
115.4 wanted to come down the track, yorked himself and trapped in front 369/10
NE Mbhalati not out 0 20 14 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 12, nb 4) 24
  Total (all out; 115.4 overs; 441 mins) 369 (3.19 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket CK Langeveldt 25 5 72 1 2.88 (4nb)
84.2 to von Berg, but now finds the edge and is taken low down at first slip 266/6
View wickets J Louw 21 6 56 5 2.66
5.3 to Malan, steps forward and hit on the pads, umpire George sends him on his way 2/1
13.1 to Kuhn, full length delivery, Kuhn flicks it away but picks out the fielder at mid wicket 22/2
87.4 to Links, struck in front and up goes the George finger 277/7
108.2 to Morkel, another loose cut shot, but this time he gets a bottom edge and a muted celebration follows 354/8
110.3 to Viljoen, doesn't get up as much as he anticipated, hits the very top of the off stump and Louw has a fifer 361/9
View wickets CW Henderson 35.4 4 109 3 3.05
14.3 to Rudolph, on the sweep, but it came off the glove and an easy catch for the keeper as they take the drinks break 24/3
48.5 to Davids, strangled out! Looks for the tickle down leg side, and only nibbles it to the keeper. 122/4
115.4 to de Lange, wanted to come down the track, yorked himself and trapped in front 369/10
  JM Kemp 3 0 16 0 5.33
View wicket DL Piedt 27 4 82 1 3.03
60.4 to Behardien, wanted to go down the track, fired in a bit quicker and thick inside edge to short leg. Piedt claims his first SSS wicket. 155/5
  JL Ontong 4 0 14 0 3.50
  Cape Cobras 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AG Puttick lbw b Links 21 60 40 2 0 52.50
13.1 looking to play to leg, swings the bat in frustration as umpire Fry sends him on his way 47/1
View dismissal MY Vallie b Morkel 163 389 292 23 1 55.82
92.2 magnificent delivery to end a magnificent innings, cutting back and taking out the middle stump 361/4
View dismissal S van Zyl lbw b Viljoen 9 21 19 0 0 47.36
18.6 umpire George is quick to raise the finger as it comes in to the left hander, might have been a faint inside edge 62/2
View dismissal OA Shah c Rudolph b Morkel 50 141 88 4 0 56.81
54.4 another flashing drive, this time Rudolph holds at a solitary wide slip 184/3
View dismissal JL Ontong run out (Links/†Kuhn) 147 255 179 21 1 82.12
113.2 from von Berg, steered out beyond point, they take on the fielder and Ontong will be found short 442/6
View dismissal JM Kemp* c de Lange b von Berg 22 64 55 3 0 40.00
107.2 flicked to mid wicket where de Lange takes a good diving catch 410/5
View dismissal RCC Canning b Viljoen 15 68 42 3 0 35.71
121.5 playing a loose drive again, this one nips in a bit and takes the inside edge and cannons onto the stumps 465/9
View dismissal J Louw c †Kuhn b Viljoen 12 19 12 2 0 100.00
117.2 steps forward, lloked like he wanted to leave it, but nibbled to the keeper 462/7
View dismissal CW Henderson c von Berg b Morkel 1 18 15 0 0 6.66
120.6 thnk henderson came in to step up the pace, but he looked all at sea and his sojourn is ended with a catch to 3rd slip 465/8
DL Piedt not out 5 19 8 1 0 62.50
View dismissal CK Langeveldt c †Kuhn b Mbhalati 10 14 9 2 0 111.11
124.4 steps back and tries the drive, butan inside edge low to the keeper is gleefully accepted and the Cobras are all out 480/10
Extras (b 6, lb 7, w 1, nb 11) 25
  Total (all out; 124.4 overs; 536 mins) 480 (3.85 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets JA Morkel 27 4 84 3 3.11 (1nb)
54.4 to Shah, another flashing drive, this time Rudolph holds at a solitary wide slip 184/3
92.2 to Vallie, magnificent delivery to end a magnificent innings, cutting back and taking out the middle stump 361/4
120.6 to Henderson, thnk henderson came in to step up the pace, but he looked all at sea and his sojourn is ended with a catch to 3rd slip 465/8
View wicket ER Links 13 0 44 1 3.38
13.1 to Puttick, looking to play to leg, swings the bat in frustration as umpire Fry sends him on his way 47/1
View wicket NE Mbhalati 16.4 5 54 1 3.24 (8nb, 1w)
124.4 to Langeveldt, steps back and tries the drive, butan inside edge low to the keeper is gleefully accepted and the Cobras are all out 480/10
View wickets GC Viljoen 26 3 108 3 4.15
18.6 to van Zyl, umpire George is quick to raise the finger as it comes in to the left hander, might have been a faint inside edge 62/2
117.2 to Louw, steps forward, lloked like he wanted to leave it, but nibbled to the keeper 462/7
121.5 to Canning, playing a loose drive again, this one nips in a bit and takes the inside edge and cannons onto the stumps 465/9
View wicket S von Berg 25 1 91 1 3.64
107.2 to Kemp, flicked to mid wicket where de Lange takes a good diving catch 410/5
  M de Lange 15 0 76 0 5.06 (2nb)
  H Davids 2 0 10 0 5.00
  Titans 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal PJ Malan c van Zyl b Piedt 30 179 157 1 0 19.10
51.6 bat pad it is this time, taken at short leg 108/3
View dismissal JA Rudolph* b Piedt 33 95 88 5 0 37.50
26.2 classic dismissal, bowled around his legs 50/1
View dismissal HG Kuhn b Piedt 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
26.6 goes right through the batsman again but this time clips the top of leg stump 52/2
View dismissal F Behardien c van Zyl b Langeveldt 82 202 154 7 2 53.24
85.5 a wicket from nowhere, mishit pull and taken at mid wicket, Cobras will dine a lot happier as they troop off 203/4
View dismissal S von Berg lbw b Henderson 56 152 127 6 1 44.09
93.5 no shot offered, perhaps he thought it pitched outside leg. Umpire Fry thought a while and then raised the finger, a big breakthrough 230/5
View dismissal H Davids c Kemp b Piedt 24 43 42 3 0 57.14
96.2 the arm ball perhaps, edged to slip for a comfortable catch 244/6
View dismissal JA Morkel c Henderson b Piedt 19 56 24 2 1 79.16
103.3 Morkel was going to deal in boundaries, but that was off the toe of the bat. Henderson moves in from the long on boundary and takes the catch, Titans in trouble now 266/9
View dismissal ER Links c van Zyl b Louw 4 21 16 0 0 25.00
100.5 another lifter, Links defends for dear life but it goes to short leg where van Zyl takes his third cardh of the day 260/7
View dismissal GC Viljoen b Piedt 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
101.2 the ball ends up in silly point's hands, but the bad news for the batsman is that it bounced off the stumps. The cobras are smelling blood now 261/8
View dismissal M de Lange c Puttick b Piedt 12 17 17 0 2 70.58
105.6 pulled to deep mid wicket, Puttick dives forward and takes the catch. An astonishing collapse has left the Cobras with a sniff of victory, needing 168 in min 38 overs. 278/10
NE Mbhalati not out 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 9, nb 1) 18
  Total (all out; 106 overs; 386 mins) 278 (2.62 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket J Louw 14 5 36 1 2.57
100.5 to Links, another lifter, Links defends for dear life but it goes to short leg where van Zyl takes his third cardh of the day 260/7
View wicket CK Langeveldt 18 6 40 1 2.22 (1nb)
85.5 to Behardien, a wicket from nowhere, mishit pull and taken at mid wicket, Cobras will dine a lot happier as they troop off 203/4
View wicket CW Henderson 36 13 75 1 2.08
93.5 to von Berg, no shot offered, perhaps he thought it pitched outside leg. Umpire Fry thought a while and then raised the finger, a big breakthrough 230/5
View wickets DL Piedt 32 9 92 7 2.87
26.2 to Rudolph, classic dismissal, bowled around his legs 50/1
26.6 to Kuhn, goes right through the batsman again but this time clips the top of leg stump 52/2
51.6 to Malan, bat pad it is this time, taken at short leg 108/3
96.2 to Davids, the arm ball perhaps, edged to slip for a comfortable catch 244/6
101.2 to Viljoen, the ball ends up in silly point's hands, but the bad news for the batsman is that it bounced off the stumps. The cobras are smelling blood now 261/8
103.3 to Morkel, Morkel was going to deal in boundaries, but that was off the toe of the bat. Henderson moves in from the long on boundary and takes the catch, Titans in trouble now 266/9
105.6 to de Lange, pulled to deep mid wicket, Puttick dives forward and takes the catch. An astonishing collapse has left the Cobras with a sniff of victory, needing 168 in min 38 overs. 278/10
  JL Ontong 4 0 18 0 4.50
  MY Vallie 2 2 0 0 0.00
  Cape Cobras 2nd innings (target: 168 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AG Puttick c Viljoen b Morkel 14 16 13 2 0 107.69
4.1 another ugly shot, this time no reprieve as he skies it to mid on 30/1
View dismissal MY Vallie b Links 79 140 80 10 1 98.75
30.3 comes down the track and wanted to hit it straight back, missed it. Can the Titans still pull this out of the fire? 160/5
View dismissal S van Zyl c †Kuhn b Viljoen 3 24 16 0 0 18.75
8.6 follows this one down the leg side and gloves it to the keeper 40/2
View dismissal OA Shah c von Berg b Viljoen 11 22 22 2 0 50.00
14.3 brilliant catch by the tubby von Berg, racing in from the 3rd man boundary as Shah got a thick edge attempting another booming drive 56/3
View dismissal JL Ontong b von Berg 21 45 30 4 0 70.00
23.1 steps back to look to play to off, but this one has the beating of him and the tale twists again 114/4
JM Kemp* not out 19 40 23 1 1 82.60
RCC Canning not out 6 8 9 0 0 66.66
Extras (b 4, lb 7, w 4) 15
  Total (5 wickets; 32.1 overs; 148 mins) 168 (5.22 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket JA Morkel 4 0 20 1 5.00
4.1 to Puttick, another ugly shot, this time no reprieve as he skies it to mid on 30/1
View wicket ER Links 8.1 0 36 1 4.40
30.3 to Vallie, comes down the track and wanted to hit it straight back, missed it. Can the Titans still pull this out of the fire? 160/5
View wickets GC Viljoen 6 1 31 2 5.16 (1w)
8.6 to van Zyl, follows this one down the leg side and gloves it to the keeper 40/2
14.3 to Shah, brilliant catch by the tubby von Berg, racing in from the 3rd man boundary as Shah got a thick edge attempting another booming drive 56/3
View wicket S von Berg 11 2 49 1 4.45 (2w)
23.1 to Ontong, steps back to look to play to off, but this one has the beating of him and the tale twists again 114/4
  NE Mbhalati 2 0 15 0 7.50
  M de Lange 1 0 6 0 6.00

Match details


Toss - Titans, who chose to bat
Points - Cape Cobras 18.76, Titans 5.52
Player of the match - MY Vallie (Cape Cobras)
Umpires - SD Fry (Australia) and S George
Match referee - A Barnes
Reserve umpire - MW Brown
Close of play
  • Thu, 24 Mar - day 1 - Titans 1st innings 338/7 (JA Morkel 108*, GC Viljoen 30*, 103 ov)
  • Fri, 25 Mar - day 2 - Cape Cobras 1st innings 302/3 (MY Vallie 137*, JL Ontong 63*, 81 ov)
  • Sat, 26 Mar - day 3 - Titans 2nd innings 107/2 (PJ Malan 30*, F Behardien 40*, 50 ov)
  • Sun, 27 Mar - day 4 - Cape Cobras 2nd innings 168/5 (32.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
General
    • 12th men: Cobras - M Zondeki; Titans - P Joubert
    • Titans 1st innings
    • 50 in 21.2 overs, 90 min, 130 balls, 5 fours
    • 4t wicket partnership: 50 in 58 min, 105 balls, 6 fours (Behardien 33, Davids 14, extras 3)
    • Lunch: 86/3 (36 overs)
    • 100 in 40.6 overs, 149 min, 248 balls, 8 fours 1 six
    • F Behardien 50 in 101 min, 96 balls, 7 fours
    • 150 in 57.1 overs, 208 min, 345 balls, 16 fours 1 six
    • Tea: 198/5 (72 overs)
    • 200 in 72.6 overs, 263 min, 441 balls, 21 fours 2 sixes
    • 6th wicket partnership: 50 in 55 min, 77 balls, 5 fours 1 six (Morkle 34, von Berg 14, extras 2)
    • JA Morkel 50 in 96 min, 70 balls, 6 fours 2 sixes
    • New ball taken after 80 overs (243/5, Morkel 64, von Berg 20)
    • 250 in 80.6 overs, 291 min, 489 balls, 22 fours 4 sixes
    • 6th wicket partnership: 100 in 80 min, 133 balls, 7 fours 3 sixes (Morkel 65, von Berg 21, extras 14)
    • 300 in 93.6 overs, 356 min, 567 balls, 30 fours 4 sixes
    • JA Morkel 100 in 196 min, 137 balls, 11 fours 4 sixes; his 6th SSS and 7th FC 100
    • Bonus points: Titans 4.52 batting, Cape Cobras 3 bowling
    • 100 overs: 326/7.
    • 8th wicket partnership: 50 in 52 min, 76 balls, 6 fours 1 six (Morkel 28, Viljoen 22)
    • 7 extras overs bowled on day 1.
    • 350 in 105.2 overs, 398 min, 635 balls, 35 fours 6 sixes
    • Cape Cobras 1st innings
    • 50 in 13.5 overs, 64 min, 87 balls, 5 fours
    • Lunch: 51/1 (15 overs)
    • 100 in 28.4 overs, 124 min, 178 balls, 12 fours
    • 3rd wicket partnership: 50 in 60 min, 84 balls, 8 fours (Vallie 22, Shah 25, extras 3)
    • MY Vallie 50 in 147 min, 114 balls, 7 fours
    • 150 in 46.4 overs, 191 min, 287 balls, 15 fours
    • 3rd wicket partnership: 100 in 116 min, 179 balls, 11 fours (Vallie 47, Shah 44, extras 9)
    • OA Shah 50 in 140 min, 86 balls, 4 fours
    • MY Vallie 100 in 237 min, 197 balls, 14 fours
    • 200 in 58.3 overs, 240 min, 359 balls, 20 fours
    • Tea 162/2 (49 overs)
    • 4th wicket partnership: 51 in 53 min, 68 balls, 9 fours (Vallie 22, Ontong 29)
    • 250 in 68.1 overs, 285 min, 418 balls, 30 fours
    • 4th wicket partnership: 100 in 83 min, 116 balls, 15 fours 1 six (Vallie 45, Ontong 49, extras 6)
    • JL Ontong 50 in 86 min, 70 balls, 9 fours
    • 300 in 80.5 overs, 331 min, 495 balls, 36 fours 1 six
    • New ball taken after 81 overs (302/3)
    • MY Vallie 151 in 354 min, 272 balls, 21 fours 1 six
    • 4th wicket partnership: 151 in 138 min, 199 balls, 22 fours 2 sixes (Vallie 63, Ontong 79, extras 9)
    • MY Vallie, making his SSS debut, recorded his 6th FC century and highest FC score.
    • 350 in 89.2 overs, 371 min, 548 balls, 43 fours 2 sixes
    • JL Ontong 100 in 194 min, 135 balls, 15 fours 1 six
    • JL Ontong scored his 13th SSS and 16th FC century.
    • 100 overs: 388/4
    • Bonus points: Cape Cobras 5.76 batting, Titans 1 bowling
    • 400 in 105.1 overs, 446 min, 643 balls, 47 fours 2 sixes
    • 450 in 115.1 overs, 488 min, 703 balls, 55 fours 2 sixes
    • Titans 2nd innings
    • Tea: 22/0 (13 overs)
    • 50 in 25.1 overs, 91 min, 152 balls, 6 fours
    • 1st wicket partnership: 50 in 91 min, 152 balls, 6 fours (Malan 15, Rudolph 33, extras 2)
    • 100 in 45.3 overs, 161 min, 275 balls, 9 fours 1 six
    • 3rd wicket partnership: 53 in 62 min, 114 balls, 4 fours i six (Malan 14, Behardien 39(
    • Stumps delayed to 17h47 due to delay at start of the day.
    • F Behardien 50 in 98 min, 87 balls, 5 fours 2 sixes
    • 150 in 63.4 overs, 214 min, 383 balls, 14 fours 3 sixes
    • 4th wicket partnership: 50 in 41 min, 80 balls, 5 fours 2 sixes (Behardien 23, von Berg 27)
    • New ball taken after 80 overs (186/3).
    • 200 in 85.2 overs, 300 min, 513 balls, 18 fours 3 sixes
    • Lunch: 203/4 (85.5 overs)
    • S von Berg 50 in 138 min, 117 balls, 5 fours 1 six
    • 250 in 99.3 overs, 354 min, 598 balls, 22 fours 3 sixes
    • DL Piedt achieved his best First Class bowling.
    • Cape Cobras 2nd innings
    • Target: 168, minimum of 38 overs
    • Tea: 37/1 (7 overs)
    • 50 in 12.2 overs, 55 min, 74, 6 fours
    • 100 in 21.2 overs, 96 mins, 130 balls, 12 fours
    • MY Vallie 50 in 100 min, 57 balls, 7 fours
    • 4th wicket partnership: 52 in 37 min, 48 balls, 7 fours (Vallie 30, Ontong 16, extras 6)
    • Last hour started at 16h33 - Cobras 114/3 (23 overs)
    • 150 in 29.2 overs, 136 min, 178 balls, 18 fours 1 six
    • Cape Cobras won with a minimum of 35 balls to spare.
 
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Hours of play (local time) 09.30 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00