Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Symcox b Kent
    34
    34
    46
    6
    0
    100.00
    c Symcox b Abrahim
    37
    41
    71
    8
    0
    90.24
    lbw b Klusener
    20
    28
    44
    5
    0
    71.42
    c †Brown b Benkenstein
    74
    96
    147
    11
    0
    77.08
    lbw b Klusener
    11
    27
    50
    1
    0
    40.74
    c †Brown b Symcox
    2
    19
    14
    0
    0
    10.52
    c †Brown b Symcox
    30
    83
    100
    4
    0
    36.14
    c Kent b Symcox
    56
    135
    187
    7
    0
    41.48
    c Watson b Kent
    31
    78
    111
    4
    0
    39.74
    not out
    11
    38
    61
    1
    0
    28.94
    c Mall b Klusener
    5
    18
    22
    0
    0
    27.77
    Extras
    23 (lb 5, nb 16, w 2)
    TOTAL
    334 all out (97.3 Overs, RR: 3.42, 430 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-60 (DJ Jacobs, 9.5 ov), 2-85 (JA Beukes, 14.2 ov), 3-103 (HH Dippenaar, 17.6 ov), 4-160 (MN van Wyk, 29.2 ov), 5-163 (RT Bailey, 32.5 ov), 6-213 (LE Bosman, 48.1 ov), 7-226 (R McLaren, 57.6 ov), 8-295 (D du Preez, 84.5 ov), 9-323 (WA Deacon, 92.4 ov), 10-334 (PV Mpitsang, 97.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    L Klusener27.3410133.6706
    JC Kent1565423.6000
    ZA Abrahim1105214.7216
    ANW Tweedie722503.5700
    RP Symcox2055832.9000
    I Khan721802.5700
    DM Benkenstein1032112.1010
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    b Deacon
    10
    27
    28
    2
    0
    37.03
    handled the ball
    30
    59
    95
    5
    0
    50.84
    c Beukes b du Preez
    66
    176
    213
    11
    0
    37.50
    run out (Mpitsang/†van Wyk/Tshabalala)
    249
    484
    655
    30
    0
    51.44
    c †van Wyk b Mpitsang
    38
    87
    117
    4
    0
    43.67
    c †van Wyk b Deacon
    120
    278
    376
    14
    0
    43.16
    c †van Wyk b Mpitsang
    9
    24
    32
    1
    0
    37.50
    c Bailey b McLaren
    13
    44
    65
    1
    0
    29.54
    not out
    27
    44
    68
    3
    0
    61.36
    not out
    14
    13
    21
    2
    0
    107.69
    Extras
    36 (b 1, lb 16, nb 12, w 7)
    TOTAL
    612/8d (204 Overs, RR: 3.0, 838 minutes)
    Did not bat: ZA Abrahim
    Fall of wickets: 1-26 (I Khan, 6.6 ov), 2-68 (DJ Watson, 22.4 ov), 3-160 (A Mall, 59.2 ov), 4-242 (DM Benkenstein, 89.1 ov), 5-538 (JC Kent, 181.5 ov), 6-547 (HM Amla, 184.2 ov), 7-551 (RP Symcox, 189.1 ov), 8-585 (L Klusener, 199.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WA Deacon30610123.3611
    D du Preez3068612.8600
    R McLaren40811212.8004
    PV Mpitsang3487922.3233
    MS Tshabalala68620302.9834
    RT Bailey201407.0000

Close of Play

  • Thu, 17 Mar - day 1 - Knights 1st innings 318/8 (WA Deacon 52*, MS Tshabalala 6*, 90 ov)
  • Fri, 18 Mar - day 2 - Dolphins 1st innings 215/3 (HM Amla 67*, DM Benkenstein 27*, 80 ov)
  • Sat, 19 Mar - day 3 - Dolphins 1st innings 413/4 (HM Amla 177*, JC Kent 68*, 144.2 ov)
  • Sun, 20 Mar - day 4 - Knights 2nd innings 121/3 (JA Beukes 42*, MN van Wyk 61*, 39 ov)
  • Mon, 21 Mar - day 5 - Knights 2nd innings 345/9 (123.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Beukes guides Eagles to safety

    The Dolphins and the Eagles will share South Africa's premier domestic trophy, the first to be played under the new franchise system, after drawing an exciting SuperSport Series final at Goodyear Park in Bloemfontein.

  • Dolphins take command

    The Dolphins played themselves firmly into a commanding position on dayfour of the SuperSport Series final against the Eagles at Goodyear Parkin Bloemfontein

  • Amla lifts Dolphins into strong position

    A career-best 177 from Dolphins captain Hashim Amla put his team into afavourable position at the end of the third day of the SuperSport Seriesfinal against the Eagles at Goodyear Park, Bloemfontein on Saturday

  • Watson hands the initiative to Eagles

    On an attritional second day at Goodyear Park in Bloemfontein, the Dolphins made heavy weather of their reply to the Eagles' first-innings 334, reaching 215 for 3 at the close

  • Bosman rules for Eagles

    The Eagles' lower order recovered well on the first day of the SuperSport Series final at Goodyear Park in Bloemfontein, hauling themselves back from 163 for 5 to 318 for 8 after the Dolphins had threatened to take early control of the match