Australia tour of South Africa - Tour match

South Africa A v Australians

Australians won by 7 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

Hello and welcome to this tour-match between South Africa A and Autralia from a sunny Potchefstroom. Potchefstroom was of course the home-base for the Australian team in their succesful World Cup campaign back in 2003 and they should feel right at home. News from the middle is that SA A have won the toss and elected to bat first, play is scheduled to start at 10h00 local time.

0.1

Copeland to Elgar, 2 runs, full and straight, pushed trhough the covers for a couple to start off this match.

0.2

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered, just wide of off-stump and getting some decent swing with this new ball.

0.3

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered, just wide of off-stump and getting some decent swing with this new ball, swinging the ball away from the left-hander.

0.4

Copeland to Elgar, no run

0.5

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered once more

0.6

Copeland to Elgar, no run, swing and miss, only jsut beating the edge.

End of over 1 (2 runs) South Africa A 2/0
D Elgar    2* (6b)      TA Copeland    1-0-2-0
AN Petersen    0* (0b)     

1.1

Siddle to Petersen, no run, down leg

1.2

Siddle to Petersen, no run, no shot offered, swings away from the right-hander.

1.3

Siddle to Petersen, no run, no shot offered, swung back into the right hander this tim,e but well left.

1.4

Siddle to Petersen, OUT, once again offering no shot, this time the line is a bit straighter and he is hit right on off-stump, no shot offered so even if that had hit outside off, the umpire had full rights to send him packing, which is exactly what he did.

AN Petersen lbw b Siddle 0 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

South Africa A lose their skipper early on day 1

1.5

Siddle to van Zyl, 1 leg bye, full and straight, struck on the pads but that was going down leg, gets a leg-bye to square leg.

1.6

Siddle to Elgar, no run, no shot offered, decent pace and carry thorugh to Haddin who takes the ball at shoulder-height.

Good start to this match for Australia.

End of over 2 (1 run, wicket maiden) South Africa A 3/1
D Elgar    2* (7b)      PM Siddle    1-1-0-1
S van Zyl    0* (1b)      TA Copeland    1-0-2-0

2.1

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered.

2.2

Copeland to van Zyl, no run

2.3

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, play and miss, gets the left-hander to fish outside off, very nearly gets the edge as he drops his hands at the last second.

2.4

Copeland to van Zyl, no run

2.5

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered greeted by a choir of oh's and ah's from the slips.

2.6

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, driven straight to mid-off, nothing on there.

End of over 3 (maiden) South Africa A 3/1
S van Zyl    0* (7b)      TA Copeland    2-1-2-0
D Elgar    2* (7b)      PM Siddle    1-1-0-1

3.1

Siddle to Elgar, no run, wide outside off, no shot offered.

3.2

Siddle to Elgar, no run, fuller delivery, outside off, no shot offered

3.3

Siddle to Elgar, no run

3.4

Siddle to Elgar, 1 run

3.5

Siddle to van Zyl, no run

3.6

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered.

End of over 4 (1 run) South Africa A 4/1
S van Zyl    0* (9b)      PM Siddle    2-1-1-1
D Elgar    3* (11b)      TA Copeland    2-1-2-0

4.1

Copeland to Elgar, no run, squares him up and gets another play and miss.

4.2

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered

4.3

Copeland to Elgar, no run, attempted forward defence, beats the outside edge.

4.4

Copeland to Elgar, 3 runs, pushed down the ground to the vacant long-on area.

4.5

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, solid forward defence.

4.6

Copeland to van Zyl, 1 run, defended to square leg, picks up an easy single.

End of over 5 (4 runs) South Africa A 8/1
S van Zyl    1* (11b)      TA Copeland    3-1-6-0
D Elgar    6* (15b)      PM Siddle    2-1-1-1

5.1

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered.

5.2

Siddle to van Zyl, no run

5.3

Siddle to van Zyl, no run

5.4

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, dropped by Hussey at gully, one-handed effort to his left.

5.5

Siddle to van Zyl, 1 bye

5.6

Siddle to Elgar, no run, pulls the bat away at the last moment and offeres no shot.

End of over 6 (1 run, maiden) South Africa A 9/1
D Elgar    6* (16b)      PM Siddle    3-2-1-1
S van Zyl    1* (16b)      TA Copeland    3-1-6-0

6.1

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered, just outside off, gets decent bounce and carry once more.

6.2

Copeland to van Zyl, 4 runs, full and outside off, driven through the covers and gets three, overthrows as well results in another.

6.3

Copeland to van Zyl, no run

6.4

Copeland to van Zyl, 2 runs, straying down leg, flicked off the pads down to fine leg.

6.5

Copeland to van Zyl, FOUR, half-volley, smashed back past the bowler and the ball races to the sight-screen.

6.6

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, defended off the backfoot, hopped around a little as if he did not pick up the length or was suprised by the bounce, but well defended in the end.

End of over 7 (10 runs) South Africa A 19/1
S van Zyl    11* (22b 1x4)      TA Copeland    4-1-16-0
D Elgar    6* (16b)      PM Siddle    3-2-1-1

7.1

Siddle to Elgar, 3 runs, full and striaght, whipped off the legs to the vacant deep midwicket area, picks up an easy three.

7.2

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, defended well of the backfoot once more.

7.3

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered, just wide outside off, decent bounce and carry.

7.4

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, defended off the backfoot, this time the shortish delivery strays a bit lower, no real bounce there.

7.5

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, attempted drive through the covers, slightly short of a length, gets a thickish inside edge straight back to the bowler.

7.6

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered, well-left in the end as the inward movement off the deck is well-judged.

End of over 8 (3 runs) South Africa A 22/1
S van Zyl    11* (27b 1x4)      PM Siddle    4-2-4-1
D Elgar    9* (17b)      TA Copeland    4-1-16-0

8.1

Copeland to Elgar, 3 runs, pushed through the covers, doesn't quite reach the fence and is haule in by the chasing cover-fielder.

8.2

Copeland to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered.

8.3

Copeland to van Zyl, 1 run, inside edge only just misses his stumps as the ball runs down to fine leg.

8.4

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered.

8.5

Copeland to Elgar, no run

8.6

Copeland to Elgar, 1 run, full and straight, flicked down leg side to fine leg fielder, Peter Siddle.

End of over 9 (5 runs) South Africa A 27/1
D Elgar    13* (21b)      TA Copeland    5-1-21-0
S van Zyl    12* (29b 1x4)      PM Siddle    4-2-4-1

9.1

Siddle to Elgar, no run, worked away srtaight to cover-point off the frontfoot.

9.2

Siddle to Elgar, no run, defended off the backfoot.

9.3

Siddle to Elgar, no run, swing and miss

9.4

Siddle to Elgar, no run, defended away to mid-wicket.

9.5

Siddle to Elgar, 1 run, pushed through the covers for an easy single.

9.6

Siddle to van Zyl, no run, excellent delivery, enticed van Zyl to get forward and attempt a forward defensive shot, gets movement off the deck and beats the edge only just with a considerable ammount of bounce too. Excellent delivery.

End of over 10 (1 run) South Africa A 28/1
S van Zyl    12* (30b 1x4)      PM Siddle    5-2-5-1
D Elgar    14* (26b)      TA Copeland    5-1-21-0

10.1

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered.

10.2

Copeland to Elgar, FOUR, short and widish, cut through the vacant gully area, very nearly went straight to the slips, not sure that was controlled, but gets aboundary none the less.

10.3

Copeland to Elgar, no run, cut straight to point who puts in a great diving-effort and saves a certain boundary.

10.4

Copeland to Elgar, no run

10.5

Copeland to Elgar, no run

10.6

Copeland to Elgar, 1 run, pushed straight to cover where another miss-field results in an easy single. The Australian fielding has not been all that great this morning.

Johnson into the attack.

End of over 11 (5 runs) South Africa A 33/1
D Elgar    19* (32b 1x4)      TA Copeland    6-1-26-0
S van Zyl    12* (30b 1x4)      PM Siddle    5-2-5-1

11.1

Johnson to Elgar, no run, short and straight, defended off the backfoot.

11.2

Johnson to Elgar, no run, strays down leg and misses the attempted glance down to fine leg.

11.3

Johnson to Elgar, no run, haqlf a stride forward and defends solidly.

11.4

Johnson to Elgar, no run, widish outside off, no shot offered.

11.5

Johnson to Elgar, 1 run, pushed to cover and sets off for a quick single.

11.6

Johnson to van Zyl, no run, full and just outside the line of off-stump, entices van Zyl to drive and nearly gets the edge.

Shane Watson into the attack.

End of over 12 (1 run) South Africa A 34/1
S van Zyl    12* (31b 1x4)      MG Johnson    1-0-1-0
D Elgar    20* (37b 1x4)      TA Copeland    6-1-26-0

12.1

Watson to Elgar, no run

12.2

Watson to Elgar, no run, driven straight to cover-point, not timed too well either with the square-drive.

12.3

Watson to Elgar, FOUR, strays down leg and the fine glance down to the fence works out well for Elgar.

There seems to be some concern about the ball and the umpires are having a discussion.

12.4

Watson to Elgar, no run, defended off the backfoot.

12.5

Watson to Elgar, no run, defended to the mid-wicket area off the backfoot this time.

12.6

Watson to Elgar, no run

End of over 13 (4 runs) South Africa A 38/1
D Elgar    24* (43b 2x4)      SR Watson    1-0-4-0
S van Zyl    12* (31b 1x4)      MG Johnson    1-0-1-0

13.1

Johnson to van Zyl, no run, widish outside off, no shot offered.

13.2

Johnson to van Zyl, no run, pushed straight to cover-point.

13.3

Johnson to van Zyl, no run, excellent delivery, gets decent inward movement and beats both the stumps and the inside edge.

13.4

Johnson to van Zyl, no run, no shot offered.

13.5

Johnson to van Zyl, no run

13.6

Johnson to van Zyl, no run, pushed out to mid-off, but lack of placement prevents a single to be run.

End of over 14 (maiden) South Africa A 38/1
S van Zyl    12* (37b 1x4)      MG Johnson    2-1-1-0
D Elgar    24* (43b 2x4)      SR Watson    1-0-4-0

14.1

Watson to Elgar, no run, defended off the backfoot.

14.2

Watson to Elgar, 2 runs, worked thorugh mid-wicket for an easy couple.

14.3

Watson to Elgar, 1 run, straight again, worked out to square leg.

14.4

Watson to van Zyl, OUT, straight and short of a length, gets the ball to straighten to the left-hander, coming right-arm over the stumps, van Zyl plays all around it and is sent back to the changeroom.

S van Zyl lbw b Watson 12 (54m 38b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.57

Match State: Drinks

14.5

Watson to Duminy, no run, defended straight back to the bowler.

14.6

Watson to Duminy, no run, no shot offered.

End of over 15 (3 runs) South Africa A 41/2
JP Duminy    0* (2b)      SR Watson    2-0-7-1
D Elgar    27* (46b 2x4)      MG Johnson    2-1-1-0

15.1

Johnson to Elgar, no run, play and miss outside off, wild flash at that.

15.2

Johnson to Elgar, no run, worked to gully, diving effort saves a certain boundary.

15.3

Johnson to Elgar, no run, no shot offered.

15.4

Johnson to Elgar, no run, pushed straight to mid-off.

15.5

Johnson to Elgar, no run, bouncer, and a good one at that, picked up early by Elgar and gets under it quickly.

15.6

Johnson to Elgar, FOUR, short and just outside off, smashed past point and the ball races to the fence, well-controlled shot.

End of over 16 (4 runs) South Africa A 45/2
D Elgar    31* (52b 3x4)      MG Johnson    3-1-5-0
JP Duminy    0* (2b)      SR Watson    2-0-7-1

16.1

Watson to Duminy, no run, no shot offered.

16.2

Watson to Duminy, 1 run

16.3

Watson to Elgar, no run, well-driven back to the bowler who get a hand on it. Good cricket all around.

16.4

Watson to Elgar, no run, widish outside off and full, beautiful square-drive, but straight to point.

16.5

Watson to Elgar, no run, driven back to Watson, he field with ease, not timed as well as the previous one in this over.

16.6

Watson to Elgar, FOUR, pushed straight down the ground to bring up SA "A"'s 50.

End of over 17 (5 runs) South Africa A 50/2
D Elgar    35* (56b 4x4)      SR Watson    3-0-12-1
JP Duminy    1* (4b)      MG Johnson    3-1-5-0

17.1

Johnson to Duminy, 4 byes, attmepted bouncer, this time way down leg, not only missing the batsmen, but also too wide and high for Haddin to grab.

17.2

Johnson to Duminy, no run, better bouncer this time around, Duminy ducks under it quickly.

17.3

Johnson to Duminy, no run

17.4

Johnson to Duminy, no run, well-defended off the front foot.

17.5

Johnson to Duminy, no run, defended off the backfoot this time.

17.6

Johnson to Duminy, no run, defended away to gully.

End of over 18 (4 runs, maiden) South Africa A 54/2
JP Duminy    1* (10b)      MG Johnson    4-2-5-0
D Elgar    35* (56b 4x4)      SR Watson    3-0-12-1

18.1

Watson to Elgar, no run

18.2

Watson to Elgar, no run

18.3

Watson to Elgar, 1 leg bye

18.4

Watson to Duminy, no run, short-of-a-length and striaght, right into his body.

18.5

Watson to Duminy, no run, solid forward defence.

18.6

Watson to Duminy, 1 run, driven striaght through the hands of the cover fielder, results in a single.

End of over 19 (2 runs) South Africa A 56/2
JP Duminy    2* (13b)      SR Watson    4-0-13-1
D Elgar    35* (59b 4x4)      MG Johnson    4-2-5-0

19.1

Johnson to Duminy, no run

19.2

Johnson to Duminy, no run, strayed down leg.

19.3

Johnson to Duminy, no run

19.4

Johnson to Duminy, no run, no shot offered

19.5

Johnson to Duminy, no run, bouncer, Duminy attempts to pull-out of the shot, in the end gets some unintended bat on hit.

19.6

Johnson to Duminy, no run

End of over 20 (maiden) South Africa A 56/2
JP Duminy    2* (19b)      MG Johnson    5-3-5-0
D Elgar    35* (59b 4x4)      SR Watson    4-0-13-1

20.1

Siddle to Elgar, no run

20.2

Siddle to Elgar, no run, whipped to mid-wicket.

20.3

Siddle to Elgar, no run, shorter delivery, defended out to mid-wicket.

20.4

Siddle to Elgar, no run, defended away to the covers.

20.5

Siddle to Elgar, no run, defended straight to mid-off.

20.6

Siddle to Elgar, no run, full and straight, attempted drive through the covers, gets the inside half of the bat and the ball runs to mid-wicket.

End of over 21 (maiden) South Africa A 56/2
D Elgar    35* (65b 4x4)      PM Siddle    6-3-5-1
JP Duminy    2* (19b)      MG Johnson    5-3-5-0

21.1

Copeland to Duminy, no run, no shot offered.

21.2

Copeland to Duminy, no run, solid forward defence.

21.3

Copeland to Duminy, no run

21.4

Copeland to Duminy, no run, no shot offered

21.5

Copeland to Duminy, FOUR, pushed through the covers with ease, timed and placed well and it rewarded with his first boundary of the innings.

21.6

Copeland to Duminy, 3 runs, whipped through the mid-wicket area and only just gets cut off before the fence.

End of over 22 (7 runs) South Africa A 63/2
JP Duminy    9* (25b 1x4)      TA Copeland    7-1-33-0
D Elgar    35* (65b 4x4)      PM Siddle    6-3-5-1

22.1

Siddle to Duminy, no run, defended away to backward point.

22.2

Siddle to Duminy, no run, no shot offered, well left.

22.3

Siddle to Duminy, no run, no shot offered.

22.4

Siddle to Duminy, no run

22.5

Siddle to Duminy, no run, worked away to gully off the front-foot.

22.6

Siddle to Duminy, no run

End of over 23 (maiden) South Africa A 63/2
JP Duminy    9* (31b 1x4)      PM Siddle    7-4-5-1
D Elgar    35* (65b 4x4)      TA Copeland    7-1-33-0

23.1

Copeland to Elgar, no run

23.2

Copeland to Elgar, no run

23.3

Copeland to Elgar, no run

23.4

Copeland to Elgar, no run, defended off the front foot after giving half a stride forward.

23.5

Copeland to Elgar, no run

23.6

Copeland to Elgar, 3 runs, attempted on-drive, gets a thick leading edge flying over a slipping point-fielder.

End of over 24 (3 runs) South Africa A 66/2
D Elgar    38* (71b 4x4)      TA Copeland    8-1-36-0
JP Duminy    9* (31b 1x4)      PM Siddle    7-4-5-1

24.1

Siddle to Elgar, no run

24.2

Siddle to Elgar, no run

24.3

Siddle to Elgar, no run, defended off the backfoot.

24.4

Siddle to Elgar, no run, driven straight to cover-point off the frontfoot.

24.5

Siddle to Elgar, no run

24.6

Siddle to Elgar, FOUR, punched trhough the covers and reaches the fence only just.

End of over 25 (4 runs) South Africa A 70/2
D Elgar    42* (77b 5x4)      PM Siddle    8-4-9-1
JP Duminy    9* (31b 1x4)      TA Copeland    8-1-36-0

25.1

Copeland to Duminy, no run

25.2

Copeland to Duminy, 1 run

25.3

Copeland to Elgar, no run

25.4

Copeland to Elgar, no run

25.5

Copeland to Elgar, no run

25.6

Copeland to Elgar, no run, defended straight to cover.

End of over 26 (1 run) South Africa A 71/2
D Elgar    42* (81b 5x4)      TA Copeland    9-1-37-0
JP Duminy    10* (33b 1x4)      PM Siddle    8-4-9-1

26.1

Siddle to Duminy, no run, bouncerm hit on hte body, that has to hurt.

26.2

Siddle to Duminy, OUT, short and straight, gets Duminy to play at the ball and gets the fine snick through to Haddin. SA "A" lose a crucial wicket ten minutes before lunch.

JP Duminy c †Haddin b Siddle 10 (49m 35b 1x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

26.3

Siddle to Behardien, 1 run

26.4

Siddle to Elgar, no run

26.5

Siddle to Elgar, no run

26.6

Siddle to Elgar, no run, defended off the frontfoot.

End of over 27 (1 run) South Africa A 72/3
D Elgar    42* (84b 5x4)      PM Siddle    9-4-10-2
F Behardien    1* (1b)      TA Copeland    9-1-37-0

27.1

Copeland to Behardien, no run

27.2

Copeland to Behardien, no run

27.3

Copeland to Behardien, no run, solidly defended off the front-foot.

27.4

Copeland to Behardien, no run, driven straight back to the bowler.

27.5

Copeland to Behardien, 3 runs, driven straight through the cover region, Just doesn't reach the boundary and they run an easy three.

27.6

Copeland to Elgar, no run, defended off the backfoot.

End of over 28 (3 runs) South Africa A 75/3
D Elgar    42* (85b 5x4)      TA Copeland    10-1-40-0
F Behardien    4* (6b)      PM Siddle    9-4-10-2

28.1

Siddle to Behardien, FOUR, edged and drops short but runs straight through the hands and down to the third man fence.

28.2

Siddle to Behardien, no run, defended off the backfoot.

28.3

Siddle to Behardien, no run, excellent bouncer, well done by Behardien to get out of the way eventually.

28.4

Siddle to Behardien, no run, another shortish delivery, bouncing quite a bit and defended off the backfoot.

28.5

Siddle to Behardien, no run

28.6

Siddle to Behardien, no run, defended off the backfoot.

And that is lunch, please join us again in about forty minutes for the second session of day 1. Match State: Lunch - Day 1

End of over 29 (4 runs) South Africa A 79/3
F Behardien    8* (12b 1x4)      PM Siddle    10-4-14-2
D Elgar    42* (85b 5x4)      TA Copeland    10-1-40-0

29.1

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered

29.2

Copeland to Elgar, no run, no shot offered once more.

29.3

Copeland to Elgar, no run

29.4

Copeland to Elgar, 1 run, straight and flicked down to fine leg.

29.5

Copeland to Behardien, no run

29.6

Copeland to Behardien, no run

End of over 30 (1 run) South Africa A 80/3
F Behardien    8* (14b 1x4)      TA Copeland    11-1-41-0
D Elgar    43* (89b 5x4)      PM Siddle    10-4-14-2

30.1

Johnson to Elgar, no run, defended away to backward point.

30.2

Johnson to Elgar, no run

30.3

Johnson to Elgar, FOUR, flicked away off his legs and gets another boundary.

30.4

Johnson to Elgar, OUT, full and striahgt, gets the ball to move back sharply and hits Elgar in line of off-stump, good fighting innings comes to an end.

D Elgar lbw b Johnson 47 (129m 93b 6x4 0x6) SR: 50.53

30.5

Johnson to Tsolekile, 1 run, pushed to cover and sets off for a quick single, throw goes to the keeper's end, direct hit and Behardien is found just safe according to the umpire.

30.6

Johnson to Behardien, no run, defended off the backfoot.

End of over 31 (5 runs) South Africa A 85/4
F Behardien    8* (15b 1x4)      MG Johnson    6-3-10-1
TL Tsolekile    1* (1b)      TA Copeland    11-1-41-0

31.1

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run

31.2

Copeland to Tsolekile, 2 runs

31.3

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run, no shot offered.

31.4

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run

31.5

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run

31.6

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run, defended off the backfoot.

End of over 32 (2 runs) South Africa A 87/4
TL Tsolekile    3* (7b)      TA Copeland    12-1-43-0
F Behardien    8* (15b 1x4)      MG Johnson    6-3-10-1

32.1

Johnson to Behardien, no run

32.2

Johnson to Behardien, OUT, carbon-copy of Elgar's dismissal, might have pitched on the line of leg-stump, but seemed quite close from up here in line with the pitch, but the umpire says it's gone. Well bowled by Johnson beating Behardien with pace and swing.

F Behardien lbw b Johnson 8 (27m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

32.3

Johnson to McLaren, no run

32.4

Johnson to McLaren, no run, pulls the bat away very late and nearly looked like a play and miss.

32.5

Johnson to McLaren, no run, pushed out to backward point.

32.6

Johnson to McLaren, 4 runs, full and straight, pushed down to the long-on area, but the ball stops just short of the fence.

End of over 33 (4 runs) South Africa A 91/5
R McLaren    4* (4b)      MG Johnson    7-3-14-2
TL Tsolekile    3* (7b)      TA Copeland    12-1-43-0

33.1

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run, driven straight back to the bowler.

33.2

Copeland to Tsolekile, no run

33.3

Copeland to Tsolekile, 1 run, worked down to fine leg for an easy single as Copeland strayes too straight.

33.4

Copeland to McLaren, no run, defended of the front foot.

33.5

Copeland to McLaren, no run

33.6

Copeland to McLaren, no run

End of over 34 (1 run) South Africa A 92/5
R McLaren    4* (7b)      TA Copeland    13-1-44-0
TL Tsolekile    4* (10b)      MG Johnson    7-3-14-2

34.1

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run, defended solidly off the frontfoot.

34.2

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run

34.3

Johnson to Tsolekile, 2 runs, worked down to fine leg, once again straying a bit too straight.

34.4

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run, defended solidly off the backfoot as Johnson pounds in another short delivery.

34.5

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run, another huge appeal for lbw; same delivery, full and striaght, swinging back into the right-hander, but that sounded like there was some bat on.

34.6

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run, no shot offered. Clarkie apparently called for a review on the previous ball, but unfortunately there is no reviews this match. Good spirit all around.

End of over 35 (2 runs) South Africa A 94/5
TL Tsolekile    6* (16b)      MG Johnson    8-3-16-2
R McLaren    4* (7b)      TA Copeland    13-1-44-0

35.1

Lyon to McLaren, no run, solid forward defence.

35.2

Lyon to McLaren, 2 runs, paddle-swept down to the fine leg region.

35.3

Lyon to McLaren, no run, solid forward defence, well bowled.

35.4

Lyon to McLaren, no run

35.5

Lyon to McLaren, FOUR, driven trhough the cover to bring up South Africa "A"'s 100.

35.6

Lyon to McLaren, no run

End of over 36 (6 runs) South Africa A 100/5
R McLaren    10* (13b 1x4)      NM Lyon    1-0-6-0
TL Tsolekile    6* (16b)      MG Johnson    8-3-16-2

36.1

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run, short and outside off, defended away to point.

36.2

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run, defended back to the bowler after a full and straight delivery.

36.3

Johnson to Tsolekile, no run

36.4

Johnson to Tsolekile, 1 leg bye

36.5

Johnson to McLaren, FOUR, whipped off his legs to the deep square leg fence.

36.6

Johnson to McLaren, 2 runs

End of over 37 (7 runs) South Africa A 107/5
R McLaren    16* (15b 2x4)      MG Johnson    9-3-22-2
TL Tsolekile    6* (20b)      NM Lyon    1-0-6-0

37.1

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run, solidly defended after giving half a stride forward.

37.2

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run, solid defence once more.

37.3

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

37.4

Lyon to Tsolekile, FOUR, walks down the track and smashes it straight over the top.

37.5

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

37.6

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run, flighted delivery, pushed straight to the mid-on fielder.

Watson back into the attack, bringing to and end a aggressive spell from Mitchell Johnson, taking two big wickets.

End of over 38 (4 runs) South Africa A 111/5
TL Tsolekile    10* (26b 1x4)      NM Lyon    2-0-10-0
R McLaren    16* (15b 2x4)      MG Johnson    9-3-22-2

38.1

Watson to McLaren, no run, no shot offered.

38.2

Watson to McLaren, no run, full and straight, defended out to cover.

38.3

Watson to McLaren, no run, solidly defended off the frontfoot this time.

38.4

Watson to McLaren, no run

38.5

Watson to McLaren, FOUR, flicked out to deep square leg.

38.6

Watson to McLaren, FOUR

End of over 39 (8 runs) South Africa A 119/5
R McLaren    24* (21b 4x4)      SR Watson    5-0-21-1
TL Tsolekile    10* (26b 1x4)      NM Lyon    2-0-10-0

39.1

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

39.2

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

39.3

Lyon to Tsolekile, 2 runs

39.4

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

39.5

Lyon to Tsolekile, FOUR, walks down the track and hits it clear of mid-on, ball races to the fence.

39.6

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

End of over 40 (6 runs) South Africa A 125/5
TL Tsolekile    16* (32b 2x4)      NM Lyon    3-0-16-0
R McLaren    24* (21b 4x4)      SR Watson    5-0-21-1

40.1

Watson to McLaren, no run

40.2

Watson to McLaren, no run

40.3

Watson to McLaren, no run, no shot offered as the ball flies past off-stump.

40.4

Watson to McLaren, no run

40.5

Watson to McLaren, 2 runs, flicked thorugh the leg-side for an easy couple, too full and straight this time.

40.6

Watson to McLaren, no run, no shot offered.

End of over 41 (2 runs) South Africa A 127/5
R McLaren    26* (27b 4x4)      SR Watson    6-0-23-1
TL Tsolekile    16* (32b 2x4)      NM Lyon    3-0-16-0

41.1

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

41.2

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run

41.3

Lyon to Tsolekile, 1 run

41.4

Lyon to McLaren, no run

41.5

Lyon to McLaren, no run

41.6

Lyon to McLaren, no run, solid forward defence.

End of over 42 (1 run) South Africa A 128/5
R McLaren    26* (30b 4x4)      NM Lyon    4-0-17-0
TL Tsolekile    17* (35b 2x4)      SR Watson    6-0-23-1

42.1

Watson to Tsolekile, FOUR, thickish outside edge, runs past the gully-fielder and down to the third man fence.

42.2

Watson to Tsolekile, no run

42.3

Watson to Tsolekile, 1 run, driven to mid-off, sets of for a quick single.

42.4

Watson to McLaren, OUT, full and just outside the line of off, McLaren goes for the flashy off-drive and gets fine snick trhough to Haddin who makes no mistake.

R McLaren c †Haddin b Watson 26 (41m 31b 4x4 0x6) SR: 83.87

Match State: Drinks

42.5

Watson to Peterson, no run

42.6

Watson to Peterson, no run, driven straight to cover.

End of over 43 (5 runs) South Africa A 133/6
RJ Peterson    0* (2b)      SR Watson    7-0-28-2
TL Tsolekile    22* (38b 3x4)      NM Lyon    4-0-17-0

43.1

Lyon to Tsolekile, no run, solid forward defence.

43.2

Lyon to Tsolekile, 1 run, walks down the track and driven to mid-on.

43.3

Lyon to Peterson, no run, beautifully flighted delivery, beats the outside edge onely just.

43.4

Lyon to Peterson, no run

43.5

Lyon to Peterson, FOUR, short and just outside off, smashed through the cover-point region off the backfoot.

43.6

Lyon to Peterson, no run

End of over 44 (5 runs) South Africa A 138/6
RJ Peterson    4* (6b 1x4)      NM Lyon    5-0-22-0
TL Tsolekile    23* (40b 3x4)      SR Watson    7-0-28-2

44.1

Watson to Tsolekile, no run

44.2

Watson to Tsolekile, no run, defended off the frontfoot.

44.3

Watson to Tsolekile, no run

44.4

Watson to Tsolekile, FOUR, outside off, worked away past gully to the widish third man fence.

44.5

Watson to Tsolekile, no run, pushed out to mid-on.

44.6

Watson to Tsolekile, OUT, short-of-a-length and just outside off, a bit of extra bounce deceives Tsolekile and he edges the ball straight into the stomach of Copeland at first slip.

TL Tsolekile c Copeland b Watson 27 (63m 46b 4x4 0x6) SR: 58.69

End of over 45 (4 runs) South Africa A 142/7
     SR Watson    8-0-32-3
RJ Peterson    4* (6b 1x4)      NM Lyon    5-0-22-0

45.1

Lyon to Peterson, FOUR

45.2

Lyon to Peterson, no run

45.3

Lyon to Peterson, FOUR, full and straight, whipped of fhis legs thorugh the mid-wicket area.

45.4

Lyon to Peterson, no run

45.5

Lyon to Peterson, no run, defended out to cover.

45.6

Lyon to Peterson, no run, no shot offered.

End of over 46 (8 runs) South Africa A 150/7
RJ Peterson    12* (12b 3x4)      NM Lyon    6-0-30-0
WD Parnell    0* (0b)      SR Watson    8-0-32-3

46.1

Siddle to Parnell, 1 bye

46.2

Siddle to Peterson, no run

46.3

Siddle to Peterson, no run

46.4

Siddle to Peterson, no run

46.5

Siddle to Peterson, no run

46.6

Siddle to Peterson, no run

End of over 47 (1 run, maiden) South Africa A 151/7
RJ Peterson    12* (17b 3x4)      PM Siddle    11-5-14-2
WD Parnell    0* (1b)      NM Lyon    6-0-30-0

47.1

Lyon to Parnell, no run

47.2

Lyon to Parnell, no run

47.3

Lyon to Parnell, no run, pushed out to cover-point off a fullish delivery.

47.4

Lyon to Parnell, no run

47.5

Lyon to Parnell, no run

47.6

Lyon to Parnell, no run, pushed straight to cover off the front foot.

End of over 48 (maiden) South Africa A 151/7
WD Parnell    0* (7b)      NM Lyon    7-1-30-0
RJ Peterson    12* (17b 3x4)      PM Siddle    11-5-14-2

48.1

Siddle to Peterson, no run, short and straight, Peterson ducks under it.

48.2

Siddle to Peterson, 1 run

48.3

Siddle to Parnell, no run, edged, but drops short of the slips and it fielded with ease.

48.4

Siddle to Parnell, no run, flicked almost straight into the hands of short-leg. Ball ends up at mid-on and no run is cored.

48.5

Siddle to Parnell, no run, swing and miss outside off, Parnell attempts the glamorous off-drive and nearly gets an edge.

48.6

Siddle to Parnell, no run

End of over 49 (1 run) South Africa A 152/7
WD Parnell    0* (11b)      PM Siddle    12-5-15-2
RJ Peterson    13* (19b 3x4)      NM Lyon    7-1-30-0

49.1

Lyon to Peterson, no run, driven out to extra cover off the front-foot.

49.2

Lyon to Peterson, 3 runs, smashed trhough the covers off the backfoot, just doesn't reach the fence as it is a long boundary.

49.3

Lyon to Parnell, no run

49.4

Lyon to Parnell, FOUR, smasehd down the ground, this time the ball reaches the fence with ease and smashes into the advertisement boards.

49.5

Lyon to Parnell, FOUR, another boundary, this time hammered thorugh the off-side, beating the cover fielder.

49.6

Lyon to Parnell, no run

End of over 50 (11 runs) South Africa A 163/7
WD Parnell    8* (15b 2x4)      NM Lyon    8-1-41-0
RJ Peterson    16* (21b 3x4)      PM Siddle    12-5-15-2
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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Nov 2, 2011

Marchant de Lange celebrates the wicket of Shane Watson with Alviro Petersen, South Africa A v Australians, 2nd day, Potchefstroom, November 2, 2011

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