SuperSport Series, Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town, Dec 15-17, 2011
Cape Cobras won by an innings and 83 runs
15,16,17 December 2011 (4-day match)
  Lions 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SC Cook c Puttick b Louw 3 21 20 0 0 15.00
5.2 again moves across the batsman but this time it does find the edge, taken at 1st slip 5/1
View dismissal DA Hendricks c †Vilas b Louw 29 124 79 5 0 36.70
27.2 reaches for a wide one, and feathers a catch to the keeper 54/6
View dismissal JD Vandiar lbw b Louw 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
5.5 no shot, bad misjudgement and the Lions in early strife 5/2
View dismissal ND McKenzie* lbw b Louw 0 6 2 0 0 0.00
7.1 moves in front, from his shot it might have been going down leg but umpire Gcuma has no such doubts, and the first bowling bonus point already on the board 7/3
View dismissal T Bavuma c †Vilas b Hendricks 15 42 28 1 0 53.57
16.3 just nips away and kisses the edge, batsman stands his ground til given out 35/4
View dismissal S Burger lbw b Kemp 3 41 35 0 0 8.57
26.5 taken on the back foot, umpire Hurter thinks a while and then raises the finger 54/5
View dismissal TL Tsolekile c †Vilas b Kleinveldt 11 46 36 2 0 30.55
36.5 unllucky for Tsolekile, swayed away from a short ball but it followed him and brushed the glove 76/8
View dismissal WA Deacon c Kemp b Louw 2 17 11 0 0 18.18
31.1 big booming drive, but all he can do is edge it to 2nd slip at a comfortable height 56/7
View dismissal DR Deeb c Puttick b Hendricks 10 37 19 1 0 52.63
39.2 all wrapped up as he edges to first slip, the Lions have suffered the lowest SSS total of the season to date. 86/10
View dismissal CJ Alexander c van Zyl b Kleinveldt 0 6 2 0 0 0.00
38.1 edged to gully, the collapse continues 78/9
P Matshikwe not out 8 6 5 1 0 160.00
Extras (lb 1, nb 4) 5
  Total (all out; 39.2 overs; 180 mins) 86 (2.18 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets RK Kleinveldt 14 4 31 2 2.21
36.5 to Tsolekile, unllucky for Tsolekile, swayed away from a short ball but it followed him and brushed the glove 76/8
38.1 to Alexander, edged to gully, the collapse continues 78/9
View wickets J Louw 15 7 37 5 2.46
5.2 to Cook, again moves across the batsman but this time it does find the edge, taken at 1st slip 5/1
5.5 to Vandiar, no shot, bad misjudgement and the Lions in early strife 5/2
7.1 to McKenzie, moves in front, from his shot it might have been going down leg but umpire Gcuma has no such doubts, and the first bowling bonus point already on the board 7/3
27.2 to Hendricks, reaches for a wide one, and feathers a catch to the keeper 54/6
31.1 to Deacon, big booming drive, but all he can do is edge it to 2nd slip at a comfortable height 56/7
View wickets BE Hendricks 6.2 0 15 2 2.36 (4nb)
16.3 to Bavuma, just nips away and kisses the edge, batsman stands his ground til given out 35/4
39.2 to Deeb, all wrapped up as he edges to first slip, the Lions have suffered the lowest SSS total of the season to date. 86/10
View wicket JM Kemp 4 2 2 1 0.50
26.5 to Burger, taken on the back foot, umpire Hurter thinks a while and then raises the finger 54/5
  Cape Cobras 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AG Puttick c †Tsolekile b Deacon 32 123 86 5 0 37.20
28.4 Puttick, was going through a quiet patch but now gets a fine edge 108/3
View dismissal MY Vallie c Deacon b Matshikwe 1 15 11 0 0 9.09
3.2 pops a bit and he gloves it to third slip, not easy for the batsmen out there 10/1
View dismissal S van Zyl c †Tsolekile b Matshikwe 5 14 10 1 0 50.00
5.4 looks to mow it over mid wicket but gets a faint edge, lingers a while before trudging off in disappointment 18/2
View dismissal JL Ontong lbw b Burger 146 338 246 21 1 59.34
85.6 Burger wins anouther lbw decision from karl Hurter, looks like it pitched leg stumps and straightened 281/7
View dismissal JP Duminy lbw b Burger 63 187 138 10 0 45.65
71.6 gets well forward to defend, is a bit amazzed to see umpire Hurter raising the finger 250/4
View dismissal JM Kemp* lbw b Burger 1 18 12 0 0 8.33
77.1 Kemp is also stunned to see himself given out, it hit him on the back foot and came back sharply - off the inside edge maybe? No TV here, so we will never know 254/5
View dismissal DJ Vilas c Hendricks b Burger 7 29 23 1 0 30.43
83.6 another mistimed back fott drive, but this time it is in the air long enough for hendricks to dive to his left and snap up the catch 274/6
View dismissal RJ Peterson c Cook b Alexander 15 66 38 3 0 39.47
97.4 loses patience and goes for the big hit, but he skies it to mid wicket 340/8
View dismissal RK Kleinveldt c Bavuma b Matshikwe 40 61 39 9 0 102.56
98.1 tempted into the hook, and he has hit it straight down the throat of the man on the long leg boundary 340/9
View dismissal J Louw c †Tsolekile b Matshikwe 0 9 4 0 0 0.00
98.5 has an almighty swing at it, gets a faint edge. There was some doubt whether it had carried, but Louw takes the keeper's word and walks off 341/10
BE Hendricks not out 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 8, lb 5, w 1, nb 16) 30
  Total (all out; 98.5 overs; 433 mins) 341 (3.45 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket WA Deacon 23 4 88 1 3.82 (15nb, 1w)
28.4 to Puttick, Puttick, was going through a quiet patch but now gets a fine edge 108/3
View wickets P Matshikwe 21.5 6 67 4 3.06 (1nb)
5.4 to van Zyl, looks to mow it over mid wicket but gets a faint edge, lingers a while before trudging off in disappointment 18/2
98.1 to Kleinveldt, tempted into the hook, and he has hit it straight down the throat of the man on the long leg boundary 340/9
98.5 to Louw, has an almighty swing at it, gets a faint edge. There was some doubt whether it had carried, but Louw takes the keeper's word and walks off 341/10
View wicket CJ Alexander 13 2 50 1 3.84
3.2 to Vallie, pops a bit and he gloves it to third slip, not easy for the batsmen out there 10/1
97.4 to Peterson, loses patience and goes for the big hit, but he skies it to mid wicket 340/8
View wickets S Burger 27 5 75 4 2.77
71.6 to Duminy, gets well forward to defend, is a bit amazzed to see umpire Hurter raising the finger 250/4
77.1 to Kemp, Kemp is also stunned to see himself given out, it hit him on the back foot and came back sharply - off the inside edge maybe? No TV here, so we will never know 254/5
83.6 to Vilas, another mistimed back fott drive, but this time it is in the air long enough for hendricks to dive to his left and snap up the catch 274/6
85.6 to Ontong, Burger wins anouther lbw decision from karl Hurter, looks like it pitched leg stumps and straightened 281/7
  DR Deeb 14 2 48 0 3.42
  Lions 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SC Cook c Duminy b Kleinveldt 18 88 78 1 0 23.07
21.3 edged comfortably to 3rd slip, are the Lions starting to crumble 37/2
View dismissal DA Hendricks lbw b Peterson 13 83 55 2 0 23.63
20.4 on the sweep, confident shout but umpire Hurter keeps them i suspense before eventually raising the dreaded finger 37/1
View dismissal JD Vandiar c Puttick b Peterson 9 25 16 1 0 56.25
26.3 undone by the arm ball, edged to slip and time for the fielders to celebrate with a cold drink 53/3
View dismissal ND McKenzie* lbw b Kleinveldt 6 28 19 1 0 31.57
27.2 keeps low and hits him on the crease, now the Lions will do well to protract this game into the 3rd day 54/4
View dismissal T Bavuma c Kemp b Duminy 16 76 52 3 0 30.76
45.4 after that enterprise off the previous ball he pushes at this one and is taken at slip 94/7
View dismissal S Burger c Kemp b Hendricks 10 22 21 2 0 47.61
32.6 uncertain shot outside off, it flies low to the left of kemp at 2nd slip who puts in the dive and takes a fine catch 69/5
View dismissal TL Tsolekile c Kemp b Louw 7 14 14 1 0 50.00
35.5 another one goes as Tsolekile nicks it into the slips. 14 overs remain today, witht he option of an extra half hour - could be done today 79/6
WA Deacon not out 35 117 81 8 0 43.20
View dismissal DR Deeb c †Vilas b Kleinveldt 36 64 64 5 0 56.25
63.1 extra bounce and off the shoulder of the bat, just 2 more wickets needed now 162/8
View dismissal CJ Alexander b Kleinveldt 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
63.6 his eyes light up as he sees one he can drive, but it swings back into him and the stumps are shattered 162/9
View dismissal P Matshikwe c †Vilas b Kleinveldt 2 15 10 0 0 20.00
67.4 taken at the wicket, the match ends with a whimper. An important victory for the Cobras in defence of the SuperSport Series title. Surisingly, it is their first win against the Lions after four prior matches at Newands.r 172/10
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 5, nb 9) 20
  Total (all out; 67.4 overs; 271 mins) 172 (2.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket J Louw 17 5 28 1 1.64 (1nb)
35.5 to Tsolekile, another one goes as Tsolekile nicks it into the slips. 14 overs remain today, witht he option of an extra half hour - could be done today 79/6
View wickets RK Kleinveldt 17.4 5 42 5 2.37 (4nb, 1w)
21.3 to Cook, edged comfortably to 3rd slip, are the Lions starting to crumble 37/2
27.2 to McKenzie, keeps low and hits him on the crease, now the Lions will do well to protract this game into the 3rd day 54/4
63.1 to Deeb, extra bounce and off the shoulder of the bat, just 2 more wickets needed now 162/8
63.6 to Alexander, his eyes light up as he sees one he can drive, but it swings back into him and the stumps are shattered 162/9
67.4 to Matshikwe, taken at the wicket, the match ends with a whimper. An important victory for the Cobras in defence of the SuperSport Series title. Surisingly, it is their first win against the Lions after four prior matches at Newands.r 172/10
View wickets RJ Peterson 13 5 25 2 1.92
20.4 to Hendricks, on the sweep, confident shout but umpire Hurter keeps them i suspense before eventually raising the dreaded finger 37/1
26.3 to Vandiar, undone by the arm ball, edged to slip and time for the fielders to celebrate with a cold drink 53/3
View wicket JP Duminy 10 3 31 1 3.10
45.4 to Bavuma, after that enterprise off the previous ball he pushes at this one and is taken at slip 94/7
View wicket BE Hendricks 10 1 40 1 4.00 (4nb)
32.6 to Burger, uncertain shot outside off, it flies low to the left of kemp at 2nd slip who puts in the dive and takes a fine catch 69/5

Match details


Toss - Cape Cobras, who chose to field
Points - Cape Cobras 18.82, Lions 4
Player of the match - JL Ontong (Cape Cobras)
Umpires - LB Gcuma and KH Hurter
Match referee - S Wadvalla
Reserve umpire - EC Hendrikse
Close of play
  • Thu, 15 Dec - day 1 - Cape Cobras 1st innings 196/3 (JL Ontong 100*, JP Duminy 37*, 54 ov)
  • Fri, 16 Dec - day 2 - Lions 2nd innings 146/7 (WA Deacon 19*, DR Deeb 33*, 59 ov)
  • Sat, 17 Dec - day 3 - Lions 2nd innings 172 (67.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 2
Day 1
General
    • 50 in 22.5 overs, 101 min, 135 balls, 6 fours
    • Lions 1st innings
    • Lunch: 54/6 (29 overs)
    • Bonus points: Lions 0 batting, Cape Cobras 4 bowling
    • Cape Cobras 1st innings
    • 50 in 12.1 overs, 60 min, 79 balls, 7 fours
    • 3rd wicket partnership: 53 in 39 min, 57 balls, 9 fours ((Puttick 24, Ontong 21, extras 8)
    • Tea: 72/2 (15 overs)
    • 100 in 23.2 overs, 101 min, 146 balls, 15 fours
    • JL Ontong 50 in 81 min, 63 balls, 10 fours
    • 150 in 42.4 overs, 187 min, 265 balls, 21 fours
    • 4th wicket partnership: 53 in 71 min, 98 balls, 7 fours (Ontong 28, Duminy 22, extras 3)
    • 200 in 55.6 overs, 237 min, 345 balls, 28 fours 1 six
    • 4th wicket partnership: 102 in 124 min, 182 balls, 13 fours 1 six (Ontong 56, Duminy 41, extras 5)
    • JP Duminy 50 in 158 min, 116 balls, 8 fours
    • 250 in 71.4 overs, 309 min, 441 balls, 34 fours 1 six
    • New ball taken after 82.0 overs (272/5 - Ontong 140, Vilas 7)
    • Lunch: 274/6 (84 overs)
    • 300 in 92.3 overs, 398 min, 569 balls, 41 fours 1 six
    • 8th wicket partnership: 50 in 47 min, 65 balls, 10 fours (Peterson 5, Kleinveldt 39, extras 6)
    • Bonus points: Cape Cobras 4.82 batting, Lions 4 bowling
    • Lions 2nd innings
    • Tea: 16/0 (12 overs)
    • 50 in 25.4 overs, 106 min, 160 balls, 5 fours
    • Extra half hour taken at 17h54 (99/7 after 49 overs)
    • 100 in 49.1 overs, 200 min, 303 balls, 12 fours
    • 8th wicket partnership: 50 in 46 min, 80 balls, 9 fours (Deacon 18, Deeb 31, extras 1)
    • 150 in 59.2 overs, 234 min, 366 balls, 20 fours
 
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.10-12.50, Tea 15.00-15.20, Close 17.30