21.4 misses a full length delivery and gets his off stump clipped 50/2
    4.2 good length delivery is edged through to the keeper 11/1
    27.5 full length delivery beats the bat as he attempts to cut. 67/3
    37.3 Gous comes down the pitch and tries to hit the bowler straight back over his head but hits it to his midrift and is happily taken by the bowler. 103/6
    29.1 Nhlebela drops the ball back of a length, Botha steps back and tries to work it theough the off side but misses the ball and is clean bowled! 69/4
    29.2 ANOTHER! Similar ball to the previous delivery, tries to defend but is beaten and turns to see his bails on the ground. Nhlebela is on a hatrick now! 69/5
    43.1 pitching outside leg and getting some severe turn into the stumps, bowls him around his legs 112/9
    41.3 back of a length and spinning away from the right hander who leans back and tries to go over short covers head but manages to find short covers hands. 5-ver for Nhlebela 109/7
    43 batsman leaves an arm ball and has his stumps rattled. 112/8
    not out
    45.5 ANOTHER! Pitching outside off and spinning in to the left hander, tries to drive but misses and is bowled! Career best bowling for Nhlebela 116/10
    6 (b 4, w 2)
    116 all out (45.5 Overs, RR: 2.53, 201 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (P Mogoera, 4.2 ov), 2-50 (R van Tonder, 21.4 ov), 3-67 (JL du Plooy, 27.5 ov), 4-69 (P Botha, 29.1 ov), 5-69 (RK Terblanche, 29.2 ov), 6-103 (AGS Gous, 37.3 ov), 7-109 (D du Preez, 41.3 ov), 8-112 (SF Mofokeng, 42.6 ov), 9-112 (PJA Jansen, 43.1 ov), 10-116 (N van Heerden, 45.5 ov)
    E Bosch841912.3710
    T Koen722503.5700
    Z Paruk831111.3700
    O Cele821702.1210
    S Nhlebela10.533373.0400
    S Muthusamy41711.7500

Close of Play

  • Thu, 16 Feb - day 1 - Natal 2nd innings 45/1 (MR Ramsaroop 21*, S Nhlebela 4*, 20 ov)
  • Fri, 17 Feb - day 2 - Orange Free State 2nd innings 136/2 (JL du Plooy 53*, AGS Gous 74*, 46 ov)
  • Sat, 18 Feb - day 3 - Orange Free State 2nd innings 180/4 (56.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Free State 4th innings Partnerships

1st0R van TonderP Mogoera
2nd1P MogoeraJL du Plooy
3rd149AGS GousJL du Plooy
4th11P BothaAGS Gous
5th19RK TerblancheAGS Gous