• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    41.1 slashed to sq leg, and Bell takes a spectacular catch, one handed and to his right, what an unfortunate way for Cook to be dismissed 127/3
    5.1 first blodd for the visitors! Symes edges one and its taken with minimal effort by the Adair 12/1
    11 fed back to Theron, takes it in his follow through, cubs in trouble, EP on top 26/2
    not out
    148
    215
    301
    19
    4
    68.83
    lbw b Parnell
    0
    10
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    50.1 edged to gully, and taken face height, the home side in trouble now 147/5
    67.1 hits himlow down on the pad, looks good, and the shot is convincing, its out! 219/6
    75.1 going on the expansive drive, and gets the edge, easy catch for the keeper, the tail is in now 262/7
    78 edged and a simple catch for the keeper, little collapse here 266/8
    80.5 edged and caught behind, and it brings Mafa in now 271/9
    82.5 looking to come forward and defend and offstump is out the ground 286/10
    Extras
    15 (lb 1, nb 6, w 8)
    TOTAL
    286 all out (82.5 Overs, RR: 3.45, 346 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-12 (J Symes, 5.1 ov), 2-26 (WB Motaung, 10.6 ov), 3-127 (SC Cook, 41.1 ov), 4-132 (DJ Vilas, 43.4 ov), 5-147 (DM van Wyk, 50.1 ov), 6-219 (HW le Roux, 67.1 ov), 7-262 (R Cameron, 75.1 ov), 8-266 (A Nawab, 77.6 ov), 9-271 (BM Mathebula, 80.5 ov), 10-286 (JT Mafa, 82.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    J Theron19.573541.7602
    WD Parnell1756133.5823
    WE Bell1425233.7100
    ACR Birch1847204.0011
    CR Dolley503607.2000
    CA Ingram902903.2210
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    0.1 first baller! struck on the back pad, very confident appeal and its gone! 0/1
    67 and they've some alive, Bxter out of his crease, van wyk whips the bails off, danger man gone, and ther's something still left in this game 256/5
    14.5 leaves this one alone and gets the bails clipped off and he's bowled! Definately the breakthrough the home side wanted 77/2
    32.2 edged and taken at third slip. The constraining of the runs seems to have worked, some reward at last 118/3
    63.1 full toss, fed to Motang at mid wicket, maybe too little too late here 246/4
    c Nkwe b Symes
    25
    55
    51
    3
    0
    45.45
    91.3 scooped out to sq leg, Nawab takes a gooc catch 324/7
    92.3 fed to mid off, straight to le Roux, the home side need to finish this quickly now 325/8
    95 lofted up to Cameron at mid off, who fumbles, and then gets hold of it, he seems to have hurt something as he walks off the field 330/9
    96.2 edged and caught at second slip 333/10
    not out
    0
    1
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    49 (b 8, lb 8, nb 28, w 5)
    TOTAL
    333 all out (96.2 Overs, RR: 3.45, 418 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (CA Ingram, 0.1 ov), 2-77 (U Abrahams, 14.5 ov), 3-118 (MBA Smith, 32.2 ov), 4-246 (SR Adair, 63.1 ov), 5-256 (C Baxter, 66.6 ov), 6-288 (RR Jeggels, 78.6 ov), 7-324 (WE Bell, 91.3 ov), 8-325 (WD Parnell, 92.3 ov), 9-330 (ACR Birch, 94.6 ov), 10-333 (CR Dolley, 96.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    HW le Roux1745022.9404
    JT Mafa18.248134.4125
    BM Mathebula2218423.81115
    R Cameron1964802.5220
    ET Nkwe311204.0000
    A Nawab1122312.0900
    J Symes601923.1600
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    2.1 edged to second slip, easy catch, well taken 15/1
    c Smith b Dolley
    93
    176
    270
    11
    0
    52.84
    25 edged as he looks for the drive again, and caught at third slip, it was a probing over or two from Birch and he gets reward 87/2
    39.2 lofted it in the air, Birch runs backward at mid off, and takes a great catch 126/3
    49.2 edged and taken at first slip, trouble for the cubs now 155/4
    c Baxter b Ingram
    22
    57
    66
    3
    0
    38.59
    94.5 pulled high in the air, caught easily at mid on, what a great innings from le Roux 324/8
    lbw b Dolley
    3
    11
    12
    0
    0
    27.27
    97.2 edged and caught behind, Nawab played an exceptional role supporting le Roux, well done 334/9
    19
    14
    22
    2
    1
    135.71
    99.3 going for another big one, and he misses, Birch hits, was always going to happen, but a nice little cameo from the number 10 345/10
    not out
    0
    7
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    22 (b 7, lb 7, nb 1, w 7)
    TOTAL
    345 all out (99.3 Overs, RR: 3.46, 406 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-15 (SC Cook, 2.1 ov), 2-87 (WB Motaung, 24.6 ov), 3-126 (ET Nkwe, 39.2 ov), 4-155 (DJ Vilas, 49.2 ov), 5-199 (J Symes, 63.3 ov), 6-199 (DM van Wyk, 64.5 ov), 7-207 (R Cameron, 69.2 ov), 8-324 (HW le Roux, 94.5 ov), 9-334 (A Nawab, 97.2 ov), 10-345 (BM Mathebula, 99.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    ACR Birch24.368443.4230
    WD Parnell2127313.4700
    J Theron2046423.2001
    WE Bell1214804.0000
    CR Dolley1133423.0900
    CA Ingram1112812.5400
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    9.4 and the breakthrough has come! edged behind and van Wyk takes the catch, he needs 3 more dismissals to break the record for the most dismissals in a first class season 21/1
    c Motaung b Cameron
    31
    71
    101
    5
    0
    43.66
    14.4 struck on the pad everyone up at once, it looks good, and its out! 37/2
    53 edged to first slip, Smith is the danger man, with him gone now the Lion Cubs have a sniff 175/6
    retired hurt
    10
    26
    42
    2
    0
    38.46
    37 edged and taken behind! van Wyk needs two more to break that record 121/4
    41.4 edged and taken! van Wyk equalls the reocrd now of the most dismissals taken in a first class season, well caught Diaan 136/5
    61.1 yes! driven to mid off, spectacular catch by Motaung, well taken leaping and diving, cubs can sniff it now 192/7
    not out
    7
    23
    57
    0
    0
    30.43
    64.4 and he's got the record! Well done Diaan. It was a difficult chance, taken low down, but he made no mistake 203/9
    run out (Cameron/†van Wyk)
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    12 (lb 3, nb 8, w 1)
    TOTAL
    203 all out (65 Overs, RR: 3.12)
    Fall of wickets: 1-21 (CA Ingram, 9.4 ov), 2-37 (U Abrahams, 14.4 ov), 3-66 (C Baxter, 22.1 ov), 3-103 (SR Adair), 4-121 (RR Jeggels, 36.6 ov), 5-136 (WE Bell, 41.4 ov), 6-175 (MBA Smith, 52.6 ov), 7-192 (WD Parnell, 61.1 ov), 8-203 (ACR Birch, 64.4 ov), 9-203 (CR Dolley, 64.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    HW le Roux1444423.1401
    JT Mafa1943832.0003
    R Cameron1463232.2801
    BM Mathebula1105705.1810
    A Nawab40802.0000
    J Symes1014014.0000
    ET Nkwe20703.5002

Close of Play

  • Sat, 10 Mar - day 1 - Eastern Province 1st innings 40/1 (C Baxter 21*, U Abrahams 12*, 9 ov)
  • Sun, 11 Mar - day 2 - Gauteng 2nd innings 29/1 (J Symes 11*, WB Motaung 8*, 6 ov)
  • Mon, 12 Mar - day 3 - Gauteng 2nd innings 338/9 (BM Mathebula 12*, JT Mafa 0*, 98.1 ov)
  • Tue, 13 Mar - day 4 - Eastern Province 2nd innings 203 (65 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

E. Province 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st21C BaxterCA Ingram
2nd16U AbrahamsC Baxter
3rd29C BaxterMBA Smith
4th37MBA SmithSR Adair
4th18MBA SmithRR Jeggels
5th15MBA SmithWE Bell
6th39MBA SmithWD Parnell
7th17J TheronWD Parnell
8th11ACR BirchJ Theron
9th0J TheronCR Dolley