• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    30.4 full and striahgt, gets the ball to move back sharply and hits Elgar in line of off-stump, good fighting innings comes to an end. 84/4
    1.4 once again offering no shot, this time the line is a bit straighter and he is hit right on off-stump, no shot offered so even if that had hit outside off, the umpire had full rights to send him packing, which is exactly what he did. 2/1
    14.4 straight and short of a length, gets the ball to straighten to the left-hander, coming right-arm over the stumps, van Zyl plays all around it and is sent back to the changeroom. 41/2
    26.2 short and straight, gets Duminy to play at the ball and gets the fine snick through to Haddin. SA "A" lose a crucial wicket ten minutes before lunch. 71/3
    32.2 carbon-copy of Elgar's dismissal, might have pitched on the line of leg-stump, but seemed quite close from up here in line with the pitch, but the umpire says it's gone. Well bowled by Johnson beating Behardien with pace and swing. 87/5
    45 short-of-a-length and just outside off, a bit of extra bounce deceives Tsolekile and he edges the ball straight into the stomach of Copeland at first slip. 142/7
    42.4 full and just outside the line of off, McLaren goes for the flashy off-drive and gets fine snick trhough to Haddin who makes no mistake. 133/6
    51.1 shortish delivery, doesn't bounce all that much and baffles Peterson as he plays all over it, gets an inside edge onto his stumps. 166/8
    52.1 shortish delivery just on the line of off-stump, snick tyhrough to the skipper at second slip who takes a good catch. 176/9
    not out
    16
    8
    2
    1
    200.00
    54 yorker right up there on the toes, too good for the number 11 batsmen. SA "A" all out for 183. 183/10
    Extras
    12 (b 6, lb 6)
    TOTAL
    183 all out (54 Overs, 234 minutes)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    TA Copeland13.014403.3800
    PM Siddle14.061631.1400
    MG Johnson11.033843.4500
    SR Watson8.003234.0000
    NM Lyon8.014105.1200
    Fall of wickets:1-2 (AN Petersen, 1.4 ov), 2-41 (S van Zyl, 14.4 ov), 3-71 (JP Duminy, 26.2 ov), 4-84 (D Elgar, 30.4 ov), 5-87 (F Behardien, 32.2 ov), 6-133 (R McLaren, 42.4 ov), 7-142 (TL Tsolekile, 44.6 ov), 8-166 (RJ Peterson, 51.1 ov), 9-176 (WD Parnell, 52.1 ov), 10-183 (M de Lange, 53.6 ov)
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    4.1 short and straight, attempted pull-shot, skies it and is taken at mid-on, excellent catch. 10/1
    7.3 short and on the line of off-stump, moves away off the deck and gets a fine snick through to the keeper.another big wicket down for Australia. 11/2
    45.5 finally the breakthrough comes for the South African "A" side. Marsh hauls out at mid-on and SA "A" breaks the 100-run plus partnership.Aaustralia lose their first for the day. 152/4
    11.3 full and straight this time, Ponting plays down the wrong line and is trapped right in front, doesn't seem too happy with the decision, but he has to go. Australia in trouble here. 21/3
    52.1 full and straight, nips back a lot off the pitch and gets Clarke trapped right in front. Hit in line with middle-and-off and there are no questions about that one. Good breakthrough for SA "A", Australia lose their skipper before lunch." 164/5
    not out
    41
    86
    7
    0
    47.67
    55.4 guided straight into the hands of Behardien at gully, another wicket goes down for Australia, not a good shot by Haddin. 169/6
    55.5 first-baller for Johnson! Full and straight and De Lange gets a decent ammount of in-swing, Johnson goes across the line and is trapped in front, excellent session for the South Africans so far. Australia are 7 down, still trailing by 14 runs 169/7
    57.2 short and straight once more, gets decent bounce and the ball hits Siddle on the shoulder of the bat, the ball pops up and flies straight to Behardien at gully once again, easy catch, soft dismissal. 176/8
    59.2 and De Lange gets his fifth, what a special day for the 21-year old. Gets copeland the get an edge of his short delivery and Tsolekile takes a good catch down leg. Australia are nine down. 178/9
    72.2 and there is the final wicket down, Lyon attempts a sweep-shot and is trapped in front. That seemed gone for all money. 236/10
    Extras
    20 (b 4, lb 10, nb 5, w 1)
    TOTAL
    236 all out (72.2 Overs, 330 minutes)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WD Parnell19.065512.8903
    VD Philander20.056323.1501
    M de Lange19.025652.9410
    R McLaren13.034613.5301
    RJ Peterson1.20211.5000
    Fall of wickets:1-10 (SR Watson, 4.1 ov), 2-11 (PJ Hughes, 7.3 ov), 3-21 (RT Ponting, 11.3 ov), 4-152 (SE Marsh, 45.5 ov), 5-164 (MJ Clarke, 52.1 ov), 6-169 (BJ Haddin, 55.4 ov), 7-169 (MG Johnson, 55.5 ov), 8-176 (PM Siddle, 57.2 ov), 9-178 (TA Copeland, 59.2 ov), 10-236 (NM Lyon, 72.2 ov)
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    0.3 full and straight, hit smack in front. Sa "A" lose their first wicket within the first minutes of thier innings. 0/1
    46.5 and finally they get the breaktrhough, Petersen is hit on the pads as he attempts to play a backward defensive shot, doesn't seem too happy with the call, appears to be a long way across and might have hit outside the line of off. 200/5
    2.2 guided straight to Mike hussey in the gully, easy catch and SA "A" are in a spot of bother, losing two wickets without scoring. 0/2
    23.3 gets the fine snick thorugh to the kereper, Brad Haddin and a good partnership of 97 runs comes to an end. 97/3
    23.4 another one, Lyon strikes a quick double-blow getting the edge through to Haddin once more. Behardien has not had a good game with the bat. 97/4
    47.3 trapped right in front and SA "a" lose another crucial wicket just before stumps. Both players that have been in for quite a while in Peteresen andTsolekile both out lbw within the last ten minutes of the day's play. 204/6
    48.5 short and wide, smashed extremely hard straight to backward point who takes a great faace-saving catch just in front of his nose. That travelled like it was shot by a cannon, excellent catch and SA "A" lose their first for the day." 204/7
    57 Five-for for Johnson, gets it in full and straight, beats Petersen comprehensively and uproots both middle- and legstumps. What a sight for the quickster. South Africa "A" nine wickets down. 239/9
    50.2 full and straight, plays across the line and Johnson picks up another carbon-copy of most of his other dismissals during the match, pull-pitched swinging delvery that traps the batsmen in front of the stumps. 212/8
    not out
    16
    32
    2
    0
    50.00
    62 full and straight, De Lange is beaten all ends up and Siddle uproots off-stump to finish off the innings. 264/10
    Extras
    15 (b 5, lb 7, nb 1, w 2)
    TOTAL
    264 all out (62 Overs, 270 minutes)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MG Johnson18.027454.1110
    TA Copeland14.035513.9200
    PM Siddle18.037624.2201
    NM Lyon10.004024.0000
    MEK Hussey2.00703.5010
    Fall of wickets:1-0 (D Elgar, 0.3 ov), 2-0 (S van Zyl, 2.2 ov), 3-97 (JP Duminy, 23.3 ov), 4-97 (F Behardien, 23.4 ov), 5-200 (AN Petersen, 46.5 ov), 6-204 (TL Tsolekile, 47.3 ov), 7-204 (R McLaren, 48.5 ov), 8-212 (WD Parnell, 50.2 ov), 9-239 (RJ Peterson, 56.6 ov), 10-264 (M de Lange, 61.6 ov)

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