Standard Bank Pro20 Series - Final

Cape Cobras v Warriors

Cape Cobras won by 12 runs

0.1

KR Smuts to Levi, 1 run, dab

0.2

KR Smuts to Gibbs, FOUR, whipped off his pads square and away to the fence

0.3

KR Smuts to Gibbs, 1 run, lap sweep but doesnt get enough on it and the short fine leg can chase it down

0.4

KR Smuts to Levi, 2 runs, worked thru mid wkt out to the sweeper

0.5

KR Smuts to Levi, 2 runs, angles to short fine leg who misfields and allows 2 runs when it should have been a dot

0.6

KR Smuts to Levi, no run, again and he fields cleanly and gets the cheer from the crowd

End of over 1 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 10/0
RE Levi    5* (4b)      KR Smuts    1-0-10-0
HH Gibbs    5* (2b 1x4)     

1.1

Ntini to Gibbs, 1 run, angled into the body and helped to square leg

1.2

Ntini to Levi, no run, back looking to work it thru mid wicket but it comes back in a bit and he is beaten as it finds thighpad

1.3

Ntini to Levi, no run, advancing and Ntini adjusts hitting him on the pads once more

1.4

Ntini to Levi, SIX, stand and deliver, just a little flick on teh wrists to a full one and it sails over the mid wkt fence

1.5

Ntini to Levi, no run, beaten outside off, had a little sniff at it but only found air

1.6

Ntini to Levi, 1 run, walking down the wicket and tickled it into mid wkt

End of over 2 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 18/0
RE Levi    12* (9b 1x6)      M Ntini    1-0-8-0
HH Gibbs    6* (3b 1x4)      KR Smuts    1-0-10-0

2.1

Theron to Levi, 1 run, meets it on the full as he made half a step down and played it up to mid on who is on the circles edge

2.2

Theron to Gibbs, no run, good length that kicked a touch and Gibbs defends to cover

2.3

Theron to Gibbs, 1 wide, well donw legside, keeper makes a good diving stop

2.3

Theron to Gibbs, 1 run, uses the angle and helps it gently away to deep square leg

2.4

Theron to Levi, SIX, on legstump and Levi flicks it over the long leg fence with effortless easy

2.5

Theron to Levi, 1 leg bye, finds pad as he looked to go legside

2.6

Theron to Gibbs, 1 run, lots of wrists works it off middle and off round to short fine leg where Ntini does well to dive and keep them to one

End of over 3 (11 runs) Cape Cobras 29/0
HH Gibbs    8* (6b 1x4)      J Theron    1-0-10-0
RE Levi    19* (12b 2x6)      M Ntini    1-0-8-0

3.1

Ntini to Gibbs, 1 run, defends up to mid on and they scamper thru

3.2

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, short and wide and is uppercut over gully, one bounce and over the rope in the 3rd man area

3.3

Ntini to Levi, SIX, down the track and straight drives it over the long on fence some 15 rows back

3.4

Ntini to Levi, 1 run, defends up to mid on, once again sweet hands allows the single with the mid on right on the circles edge

3.5

Ntini to Gibbs, 1 run, across his stumps and looking to go fine but short fine leg sees it come straight at him and makes the half diving stop

3.6

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, full and shovels it over a wide mid off and away for a one bounce four

End of over 4 (17 runs) Cape Cobras 46/0
RE Levi    34* (16b 2x4 3x6)      M Ntini    2-0-25-0
HH Gibbs    10* (8b 1x4)      J Theron    1-0-10-0

4.1

Theron to Gibbs, 1 run, stands and flat bats it right at mid on, went like a rocket but still had time for one

4.2

Theron to Levi, 2 runs, gently now angles it to long leg for deep square to chase

4.3

Theron to Levi, no run, looked to cut but it was thru him before he got into position, too close to cut and may have stayed a touch lower than he expected

4.4

Theron to Levi, 1 run, back and wipes this round to short finee leg to bring up the 50 off 29 balls

4.5

Theron to Gibbs, SIX, picks up the slower ball and slog sweeps it over mid wkt, had to adjust and wait for it and showed his class

4.6

Theron to Gibbs, no run, angles into the body and he defends back up the wkt

End of over 5 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 56/0
HH Gibbs    17* (11b 1x4 1x6)      J Theron    2-0-20-0
RE Levi    37* (19b 2x4 3x6)      M Ntini    2-0-25-0

5.1

Meyer to Levi, 2 runs, angles thru mid wkt and they scamper the second

5.2

Meyer to Levi, no run, stands up and pats this to bwd point

5.3

Meyer to Levi, no run, full and can only play it up to extra cover

5.4

Meyer to Levi, 1 run, clipped out to deep square leg

5.5

Meyer to Gibbs, 1 wide, just sliding down leg

5.5

Meyer to Gibbs, FOUR, full and Gibbs has a go getting a thick edge that flies thru a vacant 3rd slip

5.6

Meyer to Gibbs, 1 run, gets it to nip away again and finds the edge, Boucher puts it down as it continued to climb and he got his hands in a bit of a mess

End of over 6 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 65/0
HH Gibbs    22* (13b 2x4 1x6)      L Meyer    1-0-9-0
RE Levi    40* (23b 2x4 3x6)      J Theron    2-0-20-0

6.1

Kreusch to Gibbs, 1 run, drives into the covers

6.2

Kreusch to Levi, 1 run, drives up to long off now

6.3

Kreusch to Gibbs, FOUR, short and pulls thru mid wkt splitting teh long on and the mid wkt sweeper

6.4

Kreusch to Gibbs, 1 run, waits for it and plays it gently out the cover sweeper

6.5

Kreusch to Levi, no run, played very late and then only back to the bowler as he looked in two minds

6.6

Kreusch to Levi, 1 run, full and worked out to mid wkt

End of over 7 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 73/0
RE Levi    42* (26b 2x4 3x6)      JP Kreusch    1-0-8-0
HH Gibbs    28* (16b 3x4 1x6)      L Meyer    1-0-9-0

7.1

Boje to Levi, 1 run, cuts late off his stumps to short 3rd man

7.2

Boje to Gibbs, 1 run, waits for it and angles to short fine leg

7.3

Boje to Levi, 1 run, leanes back and flat bats it up to long off

7.4

Boje to Gibbs, SIX, skips down the track and lofts it over a wide long on into the boards at the members stand

7.5

Boje to Gibbs, no run, spin and bounce and he tucks his bat inside it

7.6

Boje to Gibbs, 5 wides, paddle sweep and everyone misses it

7.6

Boje to Gibbs, no run, defends into the covers, huge appeal from Boje all on his own and doesnt look happy but no one joined in and it looked like bat and pad together

End of over 8 (14 runs) Cape Cobras 87/0
HH Gibbs    35* (20b 3x4 2x6)      N Boje    1-0-14-0
RE Levi    44* (28b 2x4 3x6)      JP Kreusch    1-0-8-0

8.1

Kreusch to Levi, no run, misses out on one going down leg that finds pad and runs back up the wicket

8.2

Kreusch to Levi, no run, full and he drives back up teh wicket but Kreusch is quickly across to gather

8.3

Kreusch to Levi, no run, attempted slog sweep but only finds air and Boucher has the bails off , Gibbs goes down the wicket to chat to Levi

8.4

Kreusch to Levi, no run, defends up towards his partner

8.5

Kreusch to Levi, 1 run, straight drive past his partner up to the long on

8.6

Kreusch to Gibbs, OUT, looking for the slog sweep finds the bottom edge and plays it onto the stumps

HH Gibbs b Kreusch 35 (34m 21b 3x4 2x6) SR: 166.66

End of over 9 (1 run) Cape Cobras 88/1
     JP Kreusch    2-0-9-1
RE Levi    45* (33b 2x4 3x6)      N Boje    1-0-14-0

9.1

Boje to Levi, OUT, shoveled up to long on, silly shot and a reasonably simple catch

RE Levi c JT Smuts b Boje 45 (36m 34b 2x4 3x6) SR: 132.35

9.2

Boje to Shah, 1 run, opens up his stumps then it comes off an insisde edge towards the square leg umpire

9.3

Boje to Ontong, no run, all defence back up teh wicket

9.4

Boje to Ontong, no run, a angles into the covers

9.5

Boje to Ontong, no run, patted to the mid wkt in the circle

9.6

Boje to Ontong, 1 run, backs away slightly and drives up to long off, two goods overs from teh Warriors bringing them back into the game

End of over 10 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 90/2
JL Ontong    1* (4b)      N Boje    2-0-16-1
OA Shah    1* (1b)      JP Kreusch    2-0-9-1

10.1

Ntini to Ontong, FOUR, full and he gets just the right amount of bat on it and it goes away very fine to teh fine leg fence

10.2

Ntini to Ontong, 1 run, stands up and weights it into the covers and teh canter one

10.3

Ntini to Shah, no run, solid defence straight to cover

10.4

Ntini to Shah, 1 run, across his stumps and gets the inside half of teh bat onto it and away to mid wkt

10.5

Ntini to Ontong, OUT, pokes out a leg and then brings it ack and drives losing one hand as he did so and it travels striaght to cover who takes a dolly

JL Ontong c Jacobs b Ntini 6 (7m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

10.6

Ntini to Vilas, 1 run, back and smothers it towards teh square leg umpire

End of over 11 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 97/3
DJ Vilas    1* (1b)      M Ntini    3-0-32-1
OA Shah    2* (3b)      N Boje    2-0-16-1

11.1

Boje to Vilas, 4 byes, turns big and bounces, beats everyone as he was playing this thru mid wkt and it nipped away past where a fine 1st slip would have been, 100 up in 70 balls

11.2

Boje to Vilas, 2 runs, cuts late off his stumps to the deep point area

11.3

Boje to Vilas, no run, down the wkt and pads it into the covers

11.4

Boje to Vilas, no run, played off his stumps towards point, Boucher chases and gathers

11.5

Boje to Vilas, no run

11.6

Boje to Vilas, 1 run, darted in and he works it into a gap in the covers

End of over 12 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 104/3
DJ Vilas    4* (7b)      N Boje    3-0-19-1
OA Shah    2* (3b)      M Ntini    3-0-32-1

12.1

Kreusch to Vilas, no run, cuts hard but cannot beat Thyssen at bwd point

12.2

Kreusch to Vilas, 1 run, drives up the ground, Thyssen dives but can only half stop as he clashes with the non striker

12.3

Kreusch to Shah, FOUR, drives all along the ground thru the covers, played very late

12.4

Kreusch to Shah, no run, defends up to his partner and the bowler gets across to gather

12.5

Kreusch to Shah, 1 run, angles out to mid wkt

12.6

Kreusch to Vilas, OUT, cuts but cannot keep it down and it goes straight to bwd point

DJ Vilas c Thyssen b Kreusch 5 (7m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 13 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 110/4
     JP Kreusch    3-0-15-2
OA Shah    7* (6b 1x4)      N Boje    3-0-19-1

13.1

Boje to Shah, FOUR, drives over cover

13.2

Boje to Shah, 1 run, angles towards long on and the scamper one

13.3

Boje to Kemp, no run, defends to mid wkt

13.4

Boje to Kemp, no run, defedns up teh wkt

13.5

Boje to Kemp, 1 run, tickles it up to long on

13.6

Boje to Shah, 1 run, has his bat well out in front wiating for it and taps it towards the square leg umpire

End of over 14 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 117/4
OA Shah    13* (9b 2x4)      N Boje    4-0-26-1
JM Kemp    1* (3b)      JP Kreusch    3-0-15-2

14.1

KR Smuts to Shah, no run, backs away but ends up angling to bwd point and sees a chat with the skipper and a change in the field

14.2

KR Smuts to Shah, 1 run, drives into the covers and the rush a single

14.3

KR Smuts to Kemp, no run, defends to mid wkt

14.4

KR Smuts to Kemp, 1 run, sweeps round to straight to short fine leg who half stops

14.5

KR Smuts to Shah, 1 run, down the track and then leads with the bat up towards long off

14.6

KR Smuts to Kemp, no run, taps it to mid wkt, 2 from 6 is not exactly what you expect from your skipper

End of over 15 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 120/4
JM Kemp    2* (6b)      KR Smuts    2-0-13-0
OA Shah    15* (12b 2x4)      N Boje    4-0-26-1

15.1

Kreusch to Shah, FOUR, drives back up teh wicket splitting his partners legs and up to a straight long on

15.2

Kreusch to Shah, 1 run, taps up towards mid on, bowler chases to do his own fielding

15.3

Kreusch to Kemp, 1 run, fullish and worked up to long on

15.4

Kreusch to Shah, 1 run, comes back into him and he goes with the spin up to long on

15.5

Kreusch to Kemp, no run, drives and misses, Boucher doesnt take cleanly and he can get back

15.6

Kreusch to Kemp, 1 run, full and is whipped up to long on, lots of bottom hand from outside off

End of over 16 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 128/4
JM Kemp    4* (9b)      JP Kreusch    4-0-23-2
OA Shah    21* (15b 3x4)      KR Smuts    2-0-13-0

16.1

KR Smuts to Kemp, no run, runs up towards mid off, Jacobs the skipper is quickly across to keep them honest

16.2

KR Smuts to Kemp, 2 runs, digs one out over the bowlers head and there is time for another

16.3

KR Smuts to Kemp, OUT, sweeps, misses, death rattle, shocking

JM Kemp b JT Smuts 6 (12m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

16.4

KR Smuts to Philander, no run, angles to short 3rd man

16.5

KR Smuts to Philander, 1 run, quick single is off the mark to mid wkt

16.6

KR Smuts to Shah, 1 run, drives out to deep extra cover and they can walk one but only one

End of over 17 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 132/5
OA Shah    22* (16b 3x4)      KR Smuts    3-0-17-1
VD Philander    1* (2b)      JP Kreusch    4-0-23-2

17.1

Theron to Shah, 2 runs, defends up to long off and has time for two as he took all the pace off the ball

17.2

Theron to Shah, 1 run, touch short and is pulled round but there is adequite cover on the mid wkt fence with two men patrolling

17.3

Theron to Philander, 1 run, full and he whipps this out to the straighter of teh mid wkt sweepers

17.4

Theron to Shah, FOUR, backs away and slaps the slower ball over cover point, didnt time it but had enough to get to the ropes

17.5

Theron to Shah, 1 run, drives up to long on all along the ground

17.6

Theron to Philander, 2 runs, top edge comes down with ice on it as landed safely at mid wkt with 2 men coming in from the boundry, short fine leg and the bowler all looking to get there but none got near it

End of over 18 (11 runs) Cape Cobras 143/5
VD Philander    4* (4b)      J Theron    3-0-31-0
OA Shah    30* (20b 4x4)      KR Smuts    3-0-17-1

18.1

Meyer to Shah, 2 runs, clipped out to mid wkt on teh bounce who didnt even make an effort and backed off to let it come to him

18.2

Meyer to Shah, 2 runs, another full one and this is driven straight back at his partner and up to long on

18.3

Meyer to Shah, 1 run, full outside off now and he lifts this over extra cover but the sweeper is waiting for it on the fence, takes on teh bounce and tosses it in. ball didnt like that and they'll have to replace it, 3rd ump coming out to assist

18.4

Meyer to Philander, no run, slower one outside off, Philander is thru the shot before the ball arrived as he looked to slog it thru mid wkt

18.5

Meyer to Philander, 1 run, looks for the big shot gets a bottom edge into the ground and is called thru by Shah

18.6

Meyer to Shah, 1 run, fired in at his toes, gets some bat on it to short 3rd man, good over

End of over 19 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 150/5
OA Shah    36* (24b 4x4)      L Meyer    2-0-16-0
VD Philander    5* (6b)      J Theron    3-0-31-0

19.1

Theron to Shah, 2 runs, drives thru the covers and the sweeper is round to save the boundry

19.2

Theron to Shah, 1 run, drives all along the ground up to long off

19.3

Theron to Philander, SIX, full toss and Philander greatfully accepts the gift and deposits it into the crowd under teh oaks

19.4

Theron to Philander, FOUR, full and he gets under it out to mid wkt where Kreusch makes an effort to dive and take but misses and it goes for 4 instead

19.5

Theron to Philander, 2 runs, smears this out to the same fielder and Shah is urging the second

19.6

Theron to Philander, 1 bye, swing and miss and is called thru by his partner for the bye and the final run of the innings

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (16 runs) Cape Cobras 166/5
VD Philander    17* (10b 1x4 1x6)      J Theron    4-0-46-0
OA Shah    39* (26b 4x4)      L Meyer    2-0-16-0
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