Momentum One Day Cup

Cape Cobras v Warriors

Cape Cobras won by 37 runs

0.1

Ntini to Levi, no run

0.2

Ntini to Levi, no run

0.3

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, not a half volley, but Levi gets behind the inswinging delivery nicely and drives it past mid on, all timng rather than the brute force we know he possesses

0.4

Ntini to Levi, no run

0.5

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, short and cut away

0.6

Ntini to Levi, FOUR

End of over 1 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 12/0
RE Levi    12* (6b 3x4)      M Ntini    1-0-12-0
AG Puttick    0* (0b)     

1.1

Birch to Puttick, 1 run, driven uppishly, drops short of the fielder and they sneak a risky single

1.2

Birch to Levi, FOUR, uppish but gets it through the covers

1.3

Birch to Levi, no run

1.4

Birch to Levi, FOUR, fine leg is up, so Levi can easily flick it past the man up in the ring

1.5

Birch to Levi, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

1.6

Birch to Puttick, no run, defends back to the bowler

End of over 2 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 22/0
AG Puttick    1* (2b)      ACR Birch    1-0-10-0
RE Levi    21* (10b 5x4)      M Ntini    1-0-12-0

2.1

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, cuts back sharply, inside edge scuttles past the stumps

2.2

Ntini to Levi, no run, mistimed push dribbles into the covers

2.3

Ntini to Levi, no run, this one moves away and beats the outside edge

2.4

Ntini to Levi, no run, outside off and this time he lets it go

2.5

Ntini to Levi, no run, left again

2.6

Ntini to Levi, no run, cutting back sharply again, goes between bat and pad

End of over 3 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 26/0
RE Levi    25* (16b 6x4)      M Ntini    2-0-16-0
AG Puttick    1* (2b)      ACR Birch    1-0-10-0

3.1

Birch to Puttick, no run, beaten outside off

3.2

Birch to Puttick, no run, beaten again

3.3

Birch to Puttick, no run, defended on leg side

3.4

Birch to Puttick, no run, outside off and shoulders arms

3.5

Birch to Puttick, no run, leaves that one as well

3.6

Birch to Puttick, 2 runs, steered wide of third man

End of over 4 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 28/0
AG Puttick    3* (8b)      ACR Birch    2-0-12-0
RE Levi    25* (16b 6x4)      M Ntini    2-0-16-0

4.1

Ntini to Levi, no run, on off stump, defends quietly

4.2

Ntini to Levi, no run, takes a hand off the bat as he plays a funny cross-batted shot, not sure where to look for that in the MCC coaching manual

4.3

Ntini to Levi, no run, defends, it comes to rest halfway down the pitch and Ntini goes across to field

4.4

Ntini to Levi, no run, swing and a miss, it swings away from him and beats the outside edge

4.5

Ntini to Levi, no run, sweetly dimed drive, but picks out Gqamane at mid on

4.6

Ntini to Levi, no run, beats his man again, a maiden over for the old warrior

End of over 5 (maiden) Cape Cobras 28/0
RE Levi    25* (22b 6x4)      M Ntini    3-1-16-0
AG Puttick    3* (8b)      ACR Birch    2-0-12-0

5.1

Birch to Puttick, no run, back of a length outside off, lets it go

5.2

Birch to Puttick, no run, defends off the back foot

5.3

Birch to Puttick, no run, defends into the covers

5.4

Birch to Puttick, no run, pushed to mid wicket, they considred a sharp single but not for long

5.5

Birch to Puttick, 2 runs, drifting down leg and he clips it wide of ntini at fine leg

5.6

Birch to Puttick, no run, nudged gently towards square leg, the last 23 balls have produced just 2 scoring shots

End of over 6 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 30/0
AG Puttick    5* (14b)      ACR Birch    3-0-14-0
RE Levi    25* (22b 6x4)      M Ntini    3-1-16-0

6.1

Ntini to Levi, 1 run, worked to deep mid wicket where Ackermann does the fielding

6.2

Ntini to Puttick, FOUR, first ball Ntini has bowled to Puttick, but it is a wide half volley and is put away through extra cover

6.3

Ntini to Puttick, no run, mistimed push goes to Jonker at mid on

6.4

Ntini to Puttick, 1 run, works to leg, thick inside edge and Parnell scampers across th field and have a shy

6.5

Ntini to Levi, no run, pushed back, Ntini drops to his knees to field

6.6

Ntini to Levi, no run, pushed to mid off, loud call of no

End of over 7 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 36/0
RE Levi    26* (25b 6x4)      M Ntini    4-1-22-0
AG Puttick    10* (17b 1x4)      ACR Birch    3-0-14-0

7.1

Birch to Puttick, no run, pushes off the back foot, goes to point

7.2

Birch to Puttick, OUT, lavish drive, but a thick edge and it is taken at point

AG Puttick c Thyssen b Birch 10 (32m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.63

7.3

Birch to van Zyl, no run, shoulders arms

7.4

Birch to van Zyl, 1 run, guided to 3rd man

7.5

Birch to Levi, no run, pushed away off the back foot

7.6

Birch to Levi, 1 leg bye, going down leg perhaps, bowler has a shout as the ball goes down to 3rd man

End of over 8 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 38/1
RE Levi    26* (27b 6x4)      ACR Birch    4-0-15-1
S van Zyl    1* (2b)      M Ntini    4-1-22-0

8.1

Ntini to Levi, no run, pushed to point

8.2

Ntini to Levi, no run, played quietly into the covers again

8.3

Ntini to Levi, 1 run, thick ede to 3rd man

8.4

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, defends on the off stump

8.5

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, defends to mid on

8.6

Ntini to van Zyl, 1 run, opens the face and runs it to 3rd man

End of over 9 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 40/1
S van Zyl    2* (5b)      M Ntini    5-1-24-0
RE Levi    27* (30b 6x4)      ACR Birch    4-0-15-1

9.1

Birch to van Zyl, no run, lets that one go

9.2

Birch to van Zyl, no run, played out on leg side

9.3

Birch to van Zyl, no run, full but outside off and he lets it go

9.4

Birch to van Zyl, no run, left, bowler puts his hands on his head as it shapes back slightly but not enough to rattle the timber

9.5

Birch to van Zyl, no run, shoulders arms

9.6

Birch to van Zyl, no run, defends on the back foot, almost plays on in the process, and the PowerPlay ends in a maiden. Just 18 in overs 3 to 10.

End of over 10 (maiden) Cape Cobras 40/1
S van Zyl    2* (11b)      ACR Birch    5-1-15-1
RE Levi    27* (30b 6x4)      M Ntini    5-1-24-0

10.1

Ntini to Levi, 2 runs, driven in the air, not much control in the shot but it clears the inner ring

10.2

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, drifts into the pads and Levi flicks it away

10.3

Ntini to Levi, no run

10.4

Ntini to Levi, no run

10.5

Ntini to Levi, no run, mistimed drive into the covers

10.6

Ntini to Levi, no run

End of over 11 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 46/1
RE Levi    33* (36b 7x4)      M Ntini    6-1-30-0
S van Zyl    2* (11b)      ACR Birch    5-1-15-1

11.1

Birch to van Zyl, no run, big lbw shout, looked like it pitched outside leg

11.2

Birch to van Zyl, no run

11.3

Birch to van Zyl, 1 run, nudged to 3rd man

11.4

Birch to Levi, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket

11.5

Birch to van Zyl, no run, defensive push to the bowler

11.6

Birch to van Zyl, no run, all defence again as Birch continues to attack the stumps

End of over 12 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 48/1
S van Zyl    3* (16b)      ACR Birch    6-1-17-1
RE Levi    34* (37b 7x4)      M Ntini    6-1-30-0

12.1

Ntini to Levi, no run

12.2

Ntini to Levi, 1 run, tapped towards mid on, a bit wide of Gqamane and they set off immediately

12.3

Ntini to van Zyl, no run

12.4

Ntini to van Zyl, no run

12.5

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, left

12.6

Ntini to van Zyl, no run

End of over 13 (1 run) Cape Cobras 49/1
S van Zyl    3* (20b)      M Ntini    7-1-31-0
RE Levi    35* (39b 7x4)      ACR Birch    6-1-17-1

13.1

Walters to Levi, FOUR, smacked down the ground past mid on, brings up the 50

13.2

Walters to Levi, no run

13.3

Walters to Levi, no run, short, but misses the pull

13.4

Walters to Levi, 1 run, short, tugged to Parnell at deep mid wicket

13.5

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, worked off the pads

13.6

Walters to Levi, 1 run, extra bounde, worked to leg

End of over 14 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 56/1
RE Levi    41* (44b 8x4)      BD Walters    1-0-7-0
S van Zyl    4* (21b)      M Ntini    7-1-31-0

14.1

Ntini to Levi, no run, drives, doesn't find the gap, but good communication between the batsmen

14.2

Ntini to Levi, no run

14.3

Ntini to Levi, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket

14.4

Ntini to van Zyl, no run

14.5

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, defends off the back foot

14.6

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, defends off the back foot

End of over 15 (1 run) Cape Cobras 57/1
S van Zyl    4* (24b)      M Ntini    8-1-32-0
RE Levi    42* (47b 8x4)      BD Walters    1-0-7-0

15.1

Walters to Levi, 1 run, back of a length and chopped down to 3rd man, interuppting Makhaya's well deserved private drinks break

15.2

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, full, he works it to deep mid wicket

15.3

Walters to Levi, no run, pushed to covers

15.4

Walters to Levi, 1 run, playing with the swing and nudging it to long leg

15.5

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, nudged to mid wicket, Birch comes scampering in and has a go at the stumps

15.6

Walters to Levi, no run, defended up to mid on

End of over 16 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 61/1
RE Levi    44* (51b 8x4)      BD Walters    2-0-11-0
S van Zyl    6* (26b)      M Ntini    8-1-32-0

16.1

Ntini to van Zyl, 2 runs, thick edge as he looks to push through the covers

16.2

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, defended into covers

16.3

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, back foot defence, goes back to the bowler

16.4

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, defended to mid off

16.5

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, coming back slightly, he gets behind the line to defend

16.6

Ntini to van Zyl, no run, and again not much more than a defensive push, time for a drink

Match State: Drinks

End of over 17 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 63/1
S van Zyl    8* (32b)      M Ntini    9-1-34-0
RE Levi    44* (51b 8x4)      BD Walters    2-0-11-0

17.1

Walters to Levi, no run, all defence as the drinks leave the field

17.2

Walters to Levi, no run, away swing from the bowler, just a swing from the batsman

17.3

Walters to Levi, no run, pushed to extra cover off the back foot

17.4

Walters to Levi, no run, pushed down the track, good accurate bowling frustrating the batsmen

17.5

Walters to Levi, 2 runs, mistimed lofted drive, no one on the bstraight boundaries and it comes to rest within the boundary rope

17.6

Walters to Levi, 1 run, short and pulled to long leg, umpire almost cleaned up in the process

End of over 18 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 66/1
RE Levi    47* (57b 8x4)      BD Walters    3-0-14-0
S van Zyl    8* (32b)      M Ntini    9-1-34-0

18.1

Ntini to Levi, FOUR, smashed through the covers, and another 50 for Levi

18.2

Ntini to Levi, no run

18.3

Ntini to Levi, no run

18.4

Ntini to Levi, no run, pushed off the back foot to extra cover

18.5

Ntini to Levi, no run, coming back into him, played down the pitch

18.6

Ntini to Levi, no run, can't piecer the cover field, and Ntini is congratulated on a good spell

End of over 19 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 70/1
RE Levi    51* (63b 9x4)      M Ntini    10-1-38-0
S van Zyl    8* (32b)      BD Walters    3-0-14-0

19.1

Walters to van Zyl, no run, defends it back towards the bowler

19.2

Walters to van Zyl, no run, mistimed push off the back foot, can't get it past the bowler

19.3

Walters to van Zyl, 2 runs, on leg stump, and he places it between the two boundary riders on the leg side

19.4

Walters to van Zyl, no run, defended to extra cover

19.5

Walters to van Zyl, no run, pushed to cover

19.6

Walters to van Zyl, no run, pushed to cover

End of over 20 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 72/1
S van Zyl    10* (38b)      BD Walters    4-0-16-0
RE Levi    51* (63b 9x4)      M Ntini    10-1-38-0

20.1

Parnell to Levi, no run, comes forward to drive, but can't find the gap

20.2

Parnell to Levi, no run

20.3

Parnell to Levi, no run

20.4

Parnell to Levi, FOUR, lovely shot there, straight down the ground

20.5

Parnell to Levi, no run, same idea, but not as well timed and Gqamane fields at mid off

20.6

Parnell to Levi, no run, pushed to mid off

End of over 21 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 76/1
RE Levi    55* (69b 10x4)      WD Parnell    1-0-4-0
S van Zyl    10* (38b)      BD Walters    4-0-16-0

21.1

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, nurdled off the pads, big gaps on the leg side

21.2

Walters to Levi, 3 runs, slashed to 3rd man, Ntini gets those legs going and makes a diving stop. Levi was a bit slow to take the third, and might have bested if the throw was a bit more accurate.

21.3

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket

21.4

Walters to Levi, no run, pushed into the covers, Ackermann quick to cut it off with some support from Thyssen

21.5

Walters to Levi, 1 run, placed wide of Birch's left hand at mid off and a calculated single

21.6

Walters to van Zyl, FOUR, wide of off stump, and this time van Zyl can release his arms to bring up his first boundary

End of over 22 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 86/1
S van Zyl    16* (41b 1x4)      BD Walters    5-0-26-0
RE Levi    59* (72b 10x4)      WD Parnell    1-0-4-0

22.1

Parnell to Levi, 1 run, back of a length, he works it to long leg

22.2

Parnell to van Zyl, no run

22.3

Parnell to van Zyl, FOUR, wide half volley, but that takes away nothing from a majestic cover drive

22.4

Parnell to van Zyl, (no ball) 1 run, run down to 3rd man and Levi will relish the chance of a free hit

22.4

Parnell to Levi, (no ball) 1 run, in the blockhole and levi can just scramble it to short fine leg, but now van Zyl will have the free hit

22.4

Parnell to van Zyl, FOUR, smashed over extra cover, lands just within the boundary

22.5

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 run, played to mid wicket and that will be the 100

22.6

Parnell to Levi, FOUR, smacked through muid wicket, and Parnell is an angry man as he snatches his cap back from the umpire. 18 in the over, he has reason to be grumpy

End of over 23 (18 runs) Cape Cobras 104/1
RE Levi    65* (75b 11x4)      WD Parnell    2-0-22-0
S van Zyl    26* (46b 3x4)      BD Walters    5-0-26-0

23.1

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run

23.2

Smuts to Levi, no run

23.3

Smuts to Levi, no run

23.4

Smuts to Levi, 1 run

23.5

Smuts to van Zyl, no run

23.6

Smuts to van Zyl, FOUR, flowing cover drive

End of over 24 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 110/1
S van Zyl    31* (49b 4x4)      JT Smuts    1-0-6-0
RE Levi    66* (78b 11x4)      WD Parnell    2-0-22-0

24.1

Parnell to Levi, no run, played to covers

24.2

Parnell to Levi, FOUR, they kept the slips in for a while, but they are not there when Levi does edge one

24.3

Parnell to Levi, no run, defended back to the bowler, he chucks it to the keeper in frustration

24.4

Parnell to Levi, no run

24.5

Parnell to Levi, 1 wide

24.5

Parnell to Levi, 1 run

24.6

Parnell to van Zyl, no run

End of over 25 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 116/1
S van Zyl    31* (50b 4x4)      WD Parnell    3-0-28-0
RE Levi    70* (83b 12x4)      JT Smuts    1-0-6-0

25.1

Smuts to Levi, 1 run

25.2

Smuts to van Zyl, no run

25.3

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run

25.4

Smuts to Levi, no run, big lbw shout

25.5

Smuts to Levi, no run

25.6

Smuts to Levi, 1 run

End of over 26 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 119/1
RE Levi    72* (87b 12x4)      JT Smuts    2-0-9-0
S van Zyl    32* (52b 4x4)      WD Parnell    3-0-28-0

26.1

Parnell to Levi, 2 runs, worked through mid wicket

26.2

Parnell to Levi, no run, defended to cover

26.3

Parnell to Levi, 2 runs, played nicely off the pads

26.4

Parnell to Levi, 2 runs, nice leg glance, good work by Walters on the fine leg boundary

26.5

Parnell to Levi, 1 run, nudged off the pads

26.6

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 leg bye

End of over 27 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 127/1
S van Zyl    32* (53b 4x4)      WD Parnell    4-0-35-0
RE Levi    79* (92b 12x4)      JT Smuts    2-0-9-0

27.1

Smuts to van Zyl, no run, pushed to mid wicket

27.2

Smuts to van Zyl, no run

27.3

Smuts to van Zyl, no run

27.4

Smuts to van Zyl, FOUR, backs away and smashes it in the air, despairing effort by the man at mid off to pull off the catch and equally despearte attempt to cut off the boundary

27.5

Smuts to van Zyl, no run

27.6

Smuts to van Zyl, no run, looks to give the charge but mistimed

End of over 28 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 131/1
S van Zyl    36* (59b 5x4)      JT Smuts    3-0-13-0
RE Levi    79* (92b 12x4)      WD Parnell    4-0-35-0

28.1

Gqamane to Levi, no run, finds the blockhole with his first delivery, levi tested to keep it out

28.2

Gqamane to Levi, FOUR, down leg, this is just where Levi likes it and he guides it down to long leg

28.3

Gqamane to Levi, OUT, stops on him and he pushes it tamely to mid off, partnership broken on 99

RE Levi c Smuts b Gqamane 83 (124m 94b 13x4 0x6) SR: 88.29

28.4

Gqamane to Vilas, no run, shoulders arms

28.5

Gqamane to Vilas, 1 run, full but on the pads, he nudges it to fine leg

28.6

Gqamane to van Zyl, no run, defended on leg side

End of over 29 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 136/2
S van Zyl    36* (60b 5x4)      A Gqamane    1-0-5-1
DJ Vilas    1* (2b)      JT Smuts    3-0-13-0

29.1

Smuts to Vilas, OUT, a soft dismissal, a loose drive takes a thick outside edge and goes straight to the man at short third man

DJ Vilas c Ackermann b Smuts 1 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

29.2

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, pushed to cover

29.3

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, worked to deep mid wicket

29.4

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, steered to 3rd man

29.5

Smuts to van Zyl, no run

29.6

Smuts to van Zyl, no run, patted back to bowler

End of over 30 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 139/3
S van Zyl    37* (63b 5x4)      JT Smuts    4-0-16-1
MY Vallie    2* (2b)      A Gqamane    1-0-5-1

30.1

Gqamane to Vallie, no run, beaten as he looks to drive a wide delivery

30.2

Gqamane to Vallie, no run, pushed back to bowler, not out of the middle of the bat

30.3

Gqamane to Vallie, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

30.4

Gqamane to van Zyl, no run

30.5

Gqamane to van Zyl, 1 run, pushed to mid off, tip and run as Parnell shies with the right hand

30.6

Gqamane to Vallie, 1 run, shorter, mistimed pull goes wide of mid on

End of over 31 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 142/3
MY Vallie    4* (6b)      A Gqamane    2-0-8-1
S van Zyl    38* (65b 5x4)      JT Smuts    4-0-16-1

31.1

Smuts to Vallie, 2 runs, steps across and works it towards long leg

31.2

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, leg glance

31.3

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

31.4

Smuts to Vallie, 3 runs, played wide of Ntini at deep cover, he does well to get round to cut it off but the fleet-footed batsmen have stolen a third

31.5

Smuts to van Zyl, FOUR, full and wide, driven through extra cover to raise the 150

31.6

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, pushed directly to Ntini this time

End of over 32 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 154/3
S van Zyl    44* (68b 6x4)      JT Smuts    5-0-28-1
MY Vallie    10* (9b)      A Gqamane    2-0-8-1

32.1

Gqamane to van Zyl, 2 runs, stroked through extra cover, well timed

32.2

Gqamane to van Zyl, no run

32.3

Gqamane to van Zyl, no run, short, in two minds about pulling or ducking, whistles over his helmet

32.4

Gqamane to van Zyl, 1 run, gentle push to mid wicket

32.5

Gqamane to Vallie, 2 runs, short and hooked, not quite in control but falls short of Ntini at long leg

32.6

Gqamane to Vallie, FOUR, superb timing, no more than a push past mid off and chased all the way by Jonker

Match State: Drinks

End of over 33 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 163/3
MY Vallie    16* (11b 1x4)      A Gqamane    3-0-17-1
S van Zyl    47* (72b 6x4)      JT Smuts    5-0-28-1

33.1

Parnell to van Zyl, no run, defended to cover

33.2

Parnell to van Zyl, 2 runs, short and tugged to deep mid wicket, good work by Ackermann prevents the boundary

33.3

Parnell to van Zyl, no run, angled away, but a row of fielders in the covers

33.4

Parnell to van Zyl, FOUR, short and clouted past cover, that is his 50

33.5

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 run, back of a length, works it to mid wicket

33.6

Parnell to Vallie, 2 runs, stands as tall as he can, not fully in control perhaps but he gets it away to fine leg

End of over 34 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 172/3
MY Vallie    18* (12b 1x4)      WD Parnell    5-0-44-0
S van Zyl    54* (77b 7x4)      A Gqamane    3-0-17-1

34.1

Walters to van Zyl, no run, pushed to extra cover

34.2

Walters to van Zyl, no run, well timed off drive, but Gqamane gets down quiclly at mid off to make the save

34.3

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, defensive push, rolls up to mid on but the batsmen race through

34.4

Walters to Vallie, no run, swings in to him and content to defend

34.5

Walters to Vallie, no run, flowing drive, but straight to mid off

34.6

Walters to Vallie, 1 run, nudged wide of mid on

End of over 35 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 174/3
MY Vallie    19* (15b 1x4)      BD Walters    6-0-28-0
S van Zyl    55* (80b 7x4)      WD Parnell    5-0-44-0

35.1

Parnell to Vallie, no run, pushed to cover and sets off, but sent back

35.2

Parnell to Vallie, no run

35.3

Parnell to Vallie, no run, bouncer, wonder if it would have been wided if fuller but on the same line outside leg

35.4

Parnell to Vallie, 1 run, short and into the gloves, lifts the bat high and deflects it down to 3rd man

35.5

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 leg bye, in the blockhole and hit on the pads, half-hearted appeal as that looked destined for the leg side

35.6

Parnell to Vallie, FOUR, back of a length, Vallie is not a tall man but plays that superbly, dirving off the back foot and deliberately over the covers

End of over 36 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 180/3
MY Vallie    24* (20b 2x4)      WD Parnell    6-0-49-0
S van Zyl    55* (81b 7x4)      BD Walters    6-0-28-0

36.1

Walters to van Zyl, no run, pitching outside leg, hits the pads but no appeal

36.2

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, nudged wide of Smuts at mid on

36.3

Walters to Vallie, no run, short and a mistimed cut

36.4

Walters to Vallie, 1 run, full and on leg stump, nudged to mid on

36.5

Walters to van Zyl, FOUR, short outside off, brilliant pull over mid on and the 50 partnership

36.6

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run

End of over 37 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 187/3
S van Zyl    61* (85b 8x4)      BD Walters    7-0-35-0
MY Vallie    25* (22b 2x4)      WD Parnell    6-0-49-0

37.1

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 run, played to square leg

37.2

Parnell to Vallie, 1 run, nudged to fine leg

37.3

Parnell to van Zyl, no run, well timed off drive, but Birch dives to his right at mid off and saves four runs

37.4

Parnell to van Zyl, 1 run, well controlled pull to long leg

37.5

Parnell to Vallie, no run, push to extra cover, was looking to play to leg I fancy

37.6

Parnell to Vallie, 1 run, nurdle to fine leg

End of over 38 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 191/3
MY Vallie    27* (25b 2x4)      WD Parnell    7-0-53-0
S van Zyl    63* (88b 8x4)      BD Walters    7-0-35-0

38.1

Walters to Vallie, no run, full outside off stump, a yorker in fact, batsman plays over it

38.2

Walters to Vallie, 1 run, backs away but can only push it to mid off

38.3

Walters to van Zyl, 1 run, mistimed drive goes back to the bowler, he misfields and is treading gingerly on his left ankle

38.4

Walters to Vallie, 1 run, thick edge, in the air but bounces short of Birch at 3rd man

38.5

Walters to van Zyl, no run, defended back to the bowler

38.6

Walters to van Zyl, no run, again can only defend, good finish by Walters

End of over 39 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 194/3
S van Zyl    64* (91b 8x4)      BD Walters    8-0-38-0
MY Vallie    29* (28b 2x4)      WD Parnell    7-0-53-0

39.1

Birch to Vallie, no run, driven off the back foot, but can't find the gap

39.2

Birch to Vallie, no run, too much bat on it perhaps as he looks to tickle it tio 3rd man

39.3

Birch to Vallie, 2 runs, well placed to deep backward point

39.4

Birch to Vallie, no run, push to mid wicket

39.5

Birch to Vallie, FOUR, short and whipped through mid wicket, 200 comes up

39.6

Birch to Vallie, 1 run, full and on the pads, worked to mid wicket and the end of the PowerPlay

End of over 40 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 201/3
MY Vallie    36* (34b 3x4)      ACR Birch    7-1-24-1
S van Zyl    64* (91b 8x4)      BD Walters    8-0-38-0

40.1

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, teases the bowler by shuffling towards leg, turned to sq leg from off stump eventually

What is happening? Keeper goes all the way over to extra cover to chat to Walters, who seems to have picked up a slight injury, so the batsmen tak the opportunity to have drinks and new gloves.

40.2

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 wide, down leg, no shot

40.2

Smuts to van Zyl, 2 runs, pushed to Gquamane at long on, good running

40.3

Smuts to van Zyl, no run, mistimed drive

40.4

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, driven down to long off where Jonker guards the boundary

40.5

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, worked to leg, bowler runs all the way to the circle to field

40.6

Smuts to van Zyl, FOUR, wuicker ball, but drifting down leg and van Zyul flicks it to fine leg

End of over 41 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 211/3
S van Zyl    71* (95b 9x4)      JT Smuts    6-0-38-1
MY Vallie    38* (36b 3x4)      ACR Birch    7-1-24-1

41.1

Birch to Vallie, 1 run, angling into leg stump and he helps it to fine leg

41.2

Birch to van Zyl, 1 run, leading edge on the drive, Walters comes in from deep cover but can't get underneath it

41.3

Birch to Vallie, no run, slower bouncer, drags it to mid wicket as he got under it but then played a pull as an afterthought

41.4

Birch to Vallie, no run, defended back to the bowler

41.5

Birch to Vallie, 1 run, exposes his stumps but gets enough bat on it to beat a diving fielder at point

41.6

Birch to van Zyl, 1 run, edged down to 3rd man

End of over 42 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 215/3
S van Zyl    73* (97b 9x4)      ACR Birch    8-1-28-1
MY Vallie    40* (40b 3x4)      JT Smuts    6-0-38-1

42.1

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, drive to deep mid wicket, didn't middle it

42.2

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, worked off the pads to long leg

42.3

Smuts to van Zyl, 2 runs, backs away but produces a well-timed drive, wide of Jonker at long off

42.4

Smuts to van Zyl, no run, mistimed push, keeper will do the fielding

42.5

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, pushed to long on

42.6

Smuts to Vallie, no run, mistimed drive

End of over 43 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 220/3
MY Vallie    41* (42b 3x4)      JT Smuts    7-0-43-1
S van Zyl    77* (101b 9x4)      ACR Birch    8-1-28-1

43.1

Jonker to van Zyl, 2 runs, guided to 3rd man, van zyl sees the misfield and comes back quickly

43.2

Jonker to van Zyl, 1 run, worked to deep mid wicket

43.3

Jonker to Vallie, FOUR, beautiful drive past mid off, they left that boundary ungaurded

43.4

Jonker to Vallie, 1 run, worked off the pads

43.5

Jonker to van Zyl, 1 run, long on in place

43.6

Jonker to Vallie, 1 run, pushed to deep cover

End of over 44 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 230/3
MY Vallie    47* (45b 4x4)      C Jonker    1-0-10-0
S van Zyl    81* (104b 9x4)      JT Smuts    7-0-43-1

44.1

Smuts to Vallie, no run, driven, but can't pierce the cover field.

44.2

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket

44.3

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, reverse sweep

44.4

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, push to long on

44.5

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 run, flicked to deep mid wicket

44.6

Smuts to Vallie, 1 run, pushed to long off, his first 50 in this level of competition

End of over 45 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 235/3
MY Vallie    50* (49b 4x4)      JT Smuts    8-0-48-1
S van Zyl    83* (106b 9x4)      C Jonker    1-0-10-0

45.1

Birch to Vallie, FOUR, slower but short, makes room and plays it over backward point, that is the 100 partnership

45.2

Birch to Vallie, FOUR, elegant off drive

45.3

Birch to Vallie, OUT, hooks but takes his eye off the ball, skied to mid wicket

MY Vallie c Prince b Birch 58 (69m 52b 6x4 0x6) SR: 111.53

45.4

Birch to Ontong, 1 run, bat and pad close together has he defends to cover

45.5

Birch to van Zyl, 1 run

45.6

Birch to Ontong, no run, hit on the pad but was going down leg, trickles down the pitch

End of over 46 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 245/4
JL Ontong    1* (2b)      ACR Birch    9-1-38-2
S van Zyl    84* (107b 9x4)      JT Smuts    8-0-48-1

46.1

Smuts to van Zyl, 1 wide, swats at one outside leg stump

46.1

Smuts to van Zyl, 2 runs, lofted on drive, well placed, and they steal a second to Gqamane who is immediately called up into the circle

46.2

Smuts to van Zyl, no run, misses a cut

46.3

Smuts to van Zyl, OUT, looks to pull over mid wicket, but is snapped up at mid wicket

S van Zyl c Prince b Smuts 86 (172m 111b 9x4 0x6) SR: 77.47

46.4

Smuts to Gray, 1 run, pushed down the ground

46.5

Smuts to Ontong, FOUR, worked to deep square leg, two fielders converge but somehow the ball goes through them

46.6

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run, worked to square leg

End of over 47 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 254/5
JL Ontong    6* (4b 1x4)      JT Smuts    9-0-57-2
AJA Gray    1* (1b)      ACR Birch    9-1-38-2

47.1

Parnell to Ontong, 2 runs, worked through mid wicket

47.2

Parnell to Ontong, 1 run, back of a length and pulled away, but finds the man at deep mid wicket

47.3

Parnell to Gray, 1 run, worked to mid wicket, Prince hits the stumps but Ontong still has time to look to steal a secodn as the ball deflects off the stump

47.4

Parnell to Ontong, no run, short outside off, misses a pull shot

47.5

Parnell to Ontong, 1 run, royal confusion there, Ontong drove to mid on where ntini struggled a bit. Ontong was out of the blocks immediately but Gray waited, somehow makes his ground

47.6

Parnell to Gray, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

End of over 48 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 260/5
AJA Gray    3* (3b)      WD Parnell    8-0-59-0
JL Ontong    10* (8b 1x4)      JT Smuts    9-0-57-2

48.1

Smuts to Gray, 1 run, driven to long off, better work from Gqamane this time to keep them to a single

48.2

Smuts to Ontong, no run, driven down the ground, bowler manages to drop a hand on it

48.3

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run, drifting down leg, swings it away to long leg

48.4

Smuts to Gray, no run, mistimed drive, more a slog, and it dribbles to the keeper

48.5

Smuts to Gray, 1 run, lofted drive towards long on

48.6

Smuts to Ontong, 1 run, swung away to long leg

End of over 49 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 264/5
JL Ontong    12* (11b 1x4)      JT Smuts    10-0-61-2
AJA Gray    5* (6b)      WD Parnell    8-0-59-0

49.1

Birch to Ontong, no run, mistimes the pull and it comes to rest jhust in front of him

49.2

Birch to Ontong, SIX, nothing mistimed about that, driven high and handsome over mid on and into the Members' Stand

49.3

Birch to Ontong, 2 runs, slightly mistimed, finds Ntini at long on as he drives it back

49.4

Birch to Ontong, SIX, slower ball, but hits it straight as a dye

49.5

Birch to Ontong, 1 run, can only get a single to backward point, batsmen confer on what to do with this final ball of the innings

49.6

Birch to Gray, FOUR, mion on and mid off both brought up into the ring, but Gray pops it over them to end the innings with a boundary

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 50 (19 runs) Cape Cobras 283/5
AJA Gray    9* (7b 1x4)      ACR Birch    10-1-57-2
JL Ontong    27* (16b 1x4 2x6)      JT Smuts    10-0-61-2
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