SAA Provincial Challenge, Final: Gauteng v Eastern Province at Johannesburg, Mar 10-13, 2007
Gauteng won by 95 runs
10,11,12,13 March 2007 (4-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100

Welcome to the one we have all been anticipating, the SAA Provincial Challenge Final The Home side, affectionately dubbed the Lion Cubs will taking on a strong Eastern Province Theron will open the bowling from the Corltett Drive End Cook and Symes will open the batting

0.1

Theron to Cook, no run

0.2

Theron to Cook, no run

0.3

Theron to Cook, no run

0.4

Theron to Cook, no run

0.5

Theron to Cook, (no ball) 2 runs, carved out into the covers, first runs of the game

0.5

Theron to Cook, no run

0.6

Theron to Cook, no run, back of a length, Cook shoulders arms, a tentattive start for the Lion Cubs

Parnell will take the new ball from the Golf Course End

End of over 1 (3 runs) Gauteng 3/0

    • SC Cook 2 (7b)
    • J Symes 0 (0b)
    • J Theron 1-0-3-0
1.1

Parnell to Symes, no run, Symes faces his first one, shoulders arms and lets it thorough

1.2

Parnell to Symes, no run

1.3

Parnell to Symes, no run

1.4

Parnell to Symes, no run

1.5

Parnell to Symes, no run

1.6

Parnell to Symes, no run, maiden over from Parnell, good line and length, doesn't make the batsman play now

End of over 2 (maiden) Gauteng 3/0

    • J Symes 0 (6b)
    • SC Cook 2 (7b)
    • WD Parnell 1-1-0-0
2.1

Theron to Cook, no run

2.2

Theron to Cook, no run

2.3

Theron to Cook, no run

2.4

Theron to Cook, no run

2.5

Theron to Cook, no run, edged behind and the slips scramble over it, stop, go, stop, go and they've decided not to go

2.6

Theron to Cook, no run, another good over, all just back of a length, and forces Cook onto his stumps

End of over 3 (maiden) Gauteng 3/0

    • SC Cook 2 (13b)
    • J Symes 0 (6b)
    • J Theron 2-1-3-0
3.1

Parnell to Symes, no run

3.2

Parnell to Symes, FOUR, just nudged past Baxter at point,rushes to the rope, class from Symes and first boundary of the morning

3.3

Parnell to Symes, no run

3.4

Parnell to Symes, 1 wide, too far outside off

3.4

Parnell to Symes, no run

3.5

Parnell to Symes, 1 run, pushed to mid off, quick running ensures the run

3.6

Parnell to Cook, no run, short ball, defended on the back foot to point

End of over 4 (6 runs) Gauteng 9/0

    • SC Cook 2 (14b)
    • J Symes 5 (11b 1x4)
    • WD Parnell 2-1-6-0
4.1

Theron to Symes, no run, short ball, Symes watches it past

4.2

Theron to Symes, no run, another short one, Symes all tied up, tries to squeeze it away and cant get to it

4.3

Theron to Symes, no run

4.4

Theron to Symes, 3 runs, played to deep mid wicket, vacant area, and easy runs there

4.5

Theron to Cook, no run

4.6

Theron to Cook, no run, left alone, shoulders arms

End of over 5 (3 runs) Gauteng 12/0

    • SC Cook 2 (16b)
    • J Symes 8 (15b 1x4)
    • J Theron 3-1-6-0
5.1

Parnell to Symes, OUT, first blodd for the visitors! Symes edges one and its taken with minimal effort by the Adair

J Symes c †Adair b Parnell 8 (20m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

5.2

Parnell to Motaung, no run, pacy, and he watches it through, a somewhat surprising welcome for Motaung

5.3

Parnell to Motaung, no run

5.4

Parnell to Motaung, no run

5.5

Parnell to Motaung, no run

5.6

Parnell to Motaung, no run

End of over 6 (wicket maiden) Gauteng 12/1

    • WB Motaung 0 (5b)
    • SC Cook 2 (16b)
    • WD Parnell 3-2-6-1
6.1

Theron to Cook, no run, slashes to Baxter at point, no run

6.2

Theron to Cook, 1 run

6.3

Theron to Motaung, no run, defended to mid off

6.4

Theron to Motaung, no run

6.5

Theron to Motaung, no run

6.6

Theron to Motaung, no run, good line and length, controlled bowling from both ends

End of over 7 (1 run) Gauteng 13/1

    • WB Motaung 0 (9b)
    • SC Cook 3 (18b)
    • J Theron 4-1-7-0
7.1

Parnell to Cook, no run, driven to mid off, Birch fields

7.2

Parnell to Cook, no run

7.3

Parnell to Cook, 1 no ball

7.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, back of a length, defended on the back foot to point

7.4

Parnell to Cook, 3 runs, slices between mid off anf mid on, both give chase, outfield very slow as they haul it in and its kept down to three

7.5

Parnell to Motaung, 1 run, angled on the leg side, Bell chases it from short leg

7.6

Parnell to Cook, no run, left to carry through to Adair, batsman looking slightly more settled now

End of over 8 (5 runs) Gauteng 18/1

    • SC Cook 6 (24b)
    • WB Motaung 1 (10b)
    • WD Parnell 4-2-11-1
8.1

Theron to Motaung, no run, bouncer, Motaung ducks underneath it

8.2

Theron to Motaung, no run, good length, left alone outside off

8.3

Theron to Motaung, no run, quicker one, also left alone outside off

8.4

Theron to Motaung, no run

8.5

Theron to Motaung, no run, beats the outside edge, good length

8.6

Theron to Motaung, no run, bat on ball this time, driven to Dolley at mid off, maiden over again

End of over 9 (maiden) Gauteng 18/1

    • WB Motaung 1 (16b)
    • SC Cook 6 (24b)
    • J Theron 5-2-7-0
9.1

Parnell to Cook, 1 no ball

9.1

Parnell to Cook, no run

9.2

Parnell to Cook, FOUR, driven through the covers, sweetly timed, full delivery and hit with ease

9.3

Parnell to Cook, 1 no ball

9.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, left alone outside off

9.4

Parnell to Cook, no run

9.5

Parnell to Cook, no run, full delivery, defended on the front foot

9.6

Parnell to Cook, 1 run, angled gently to fine leg, Theron jogs to collect

End of over 10 (7 runs) Gauteng 25/1

    • SC Cook 11 (32b 1x4)
    • WB Motaung 1 (16b)
    • WD Parnell 5-2-18-1
10.1

Theron to Cook, no run, stays in his crease, defends on the back foot

10.2

Theron to Cook, no run, defended to gully

10.3

Theron to Cook, no run, defended on the back foot into the off side, Cook getting cramped in his crease

10.4

Theron to Cook, no run, defended to point, still off the back foot, not much room to play shots

10.5

Theron to Cook, 1 run, dabbed into the off side, Cook sets off immediately and runs quickly

10.6

Theron to Motaung, OUT, fed back to Theron, takes it in his follow through, cubs in trouble, EP on top

WB Motaung c & b Theron 1 (17m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 5.88

Bell to take over from the Golf Course End

End of over 11 (1 run) Gauteng 26/2

    • SC Cook 12 (37b 1x4)
    • J Theron 6-2-8-1
11.1

Bell to Cook, no run

11.2

Bell to Cook, no run, solid defence on the front foot

11.3

Bell to Cook, no run, driven to mid off, Birch collects

11.4

Bell to Cook, 3 runs, carved into the covers, easy runs in that area, and good running to ensure the 3

11.5

Bell to Nkwe, no run

11.6

Bell to Nkwe, no run, left to pass through, some uneasy times for the cubs, who are no doubt missing their coach, Lawrence who is on a work trip to the Carribean

End of over 12 (3 runs) Gauteng 29/2

    • ET Nkwe 0 (2b)
    • SC Cook 15 (41b 1x4)
    • WE Bell 1-0-3-0
12.1

Theron to Cook, no run

12.2

Theron to Cook, no run, slides back into his crease, shoulders arms, lets it through

12.3

Theron to Cook, no run

12.4

Theron to Cook, no run, shouldering arms again, the ball passes over the stumps and is collected by Adair

12.5

Theron to Cook, no run

12.6

Theron to Cook, no run, defended on the front foot to the on side

End of over 13 (maiden) Gauteng 29/2

    • SC Cook 15 (47b 1x4)
    • ET Nkwe 0 (2b)
    • J Theron 7-3-8-1
13.1

Bell to Nkwe, no run, left to pass through

13.2

Bell to Nkwe, no run

13.3

Bell to Nkwe, FOUR, driven on the off side, well timed, beats Birch at mid off, good shot

13.4

Bell to Nkwe, no run, defended back to the bowler

13.5

Bell to Nkwe, 3 runs, driven on the off side agin, not as much timing this time

13.6

Bell to Cook, no run

Brich to bowl from the Colrett Drive End

End of over 14 (7 runs) Gauteng 36/2

    • SC Cook 15 (48b 1x4)
    • ET Nkwe 7 (7b 1x4)
    • WE Bell 2-0-10-0
14.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run

14.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run, defended to mid off

14.3

Birch to Nkwe, 2 runs, driven on the on side, not a lot of timing on there but still time for the two

14.4

Birch to Nkwe, no run

14.5

Birch to Nkwe, 1 run, driven to mid on, Theron gets low down for a tall man and fields

14.6

Birch to Cook, no run, big stride in, on the front fott, and beats the outside edge

End of over 15 (3 runs) Gauteng 39/2

    • SC Cook 15 (49b 1x4)
    • ET Nkwe 10 (12b 1x4)
    • ACR Birch 1-0-3-0
15.1

Bell to Nkwe, no run

15.2

Bell to Nkwe, no run

15.3

Bell to Nkwe, no run, good length, left alone outside off

15.4

Bell to Nkwe, 2 runs, pushed past Baxter at point, who turns and chases, still an easy two

15.5

Bell to Nkwe, no run, shoulders amrs and lets it through

15.6

Bell to Nkwe, no run, good length, lets it through, and we've reached the first drinks break

Match State: Drinks Its been a testing first hour for the Lion Cubs, loosing the very talented Jean Symes for 8 and Motaung, who gave his wicket to the bowler for 1 Eastern Province wil be happy with their decision to field, they've bowled god areas and have been rewarded

End of over 16 (2 runs) Gauteng 41/2

    • ET Nkwe 12 (18b 1x4)
    • SC Cook 15 (49b 1x4)
    • WE Bell 3-0-12-0
16.1

Birch to Cook, FOUR, short and wide, and slashed to the cover boundary

16.2

Birch to Cook, no run

16.3

Birch to Cook, no run, pulls the bat in, and leaves alone

16.4

Birch to Cook, no run, fishing for a wide on eoutside offstump, and not getting there

16.5

Birch to Cook, no run

16.6

Birch to Cook, no run, on the back foot again, shoulders arms and lets Adair collect it

End of over 17 (4 runs) Gauteng 45/2

    • SC Cook 19 (55b 2x4)
    • ET Nkwe 12 (18b 1x4)
    • ACR Birch 2-0-7-0
17.1

Bell to Nkwe, no run, driven to mid off, confident looking stroke

17.2

Bell to Nkwe, no run, left alone to pass through to the keeper

17.3

Bell to Nkwe, FOUR, driven to extra cover

17.4

Bell to Nkwe, no run

17.5

Bell to Nkwe, 3 runs, driven down to long off, brings up the Gauteng 50

17.6

Bell to Cook, 1 run, driven to mid on, sets off qucikly andputs pressure on the fielder

End of over 18 (8 runs) Gauteng 53/2

    • SC Cook 20 (56b 2x4)
    • ET Nkwe 19 (23b 2x4)
    • WE Bell 4-0-20-0
18.1

Birch to Cook, no run

18.2

Birch to Cook, no run

18.3

Birch to Cook, no run, defended on the back foot to point

18.4

Birch to Cook, no run, solid drive to mid off

18.5

Birch to Cook, no run, off the back foot and driven but straight to cover

18.6

Birch to Cook, no run, on the back foot and shoulders arms

End of over 19 (maiden) Gauteng 53/2

    • SC Cook 20 (62b 2x4)
    • ET Nkwe 19 (23b 2x4)
    • ACR Birch 3-1-7-0
19.1

Bell to Nkwe, no run, defended on the back foot, back to the bowler

19.2

Bell to Nkwe, no run, driven to the cover area, a short extra cover in pace for that shot

19.3

Bell to Nkwe, no run, wristy angle to mid on

19.4

Bell to Nkwe, FOUR, short and pulled through midwicket, Nkwe rocks on the back foot and dispatches that with style

19.5

Bell to Nkwe, no run, leaves this one alone

19.6

Bell to Nkwe, no run

End of over 20 (4 runs) Gauteng 57/2

    • ET Nkwe 23 (29b 3x4)
    • SC Cook 20 (62b 2x4)
    • WE Bell 5-0-24-0
20.1

Birch to Cook, no run, just misses the outside edge

20.2

Birch to Cook, 1 run, driven into the covers, sets off quickly and they have a shy at the stumps

20.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run

20.4

Birch to Nkwe, FOUR, chipped up and over Baxter at point, in the air for a while, Baxter chases to the rope and makes a hash of it

20.5

Birch to Nkwe, no run, leaves alone outside off

20.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run, leaves to pass over the stumps

Parnell returns from the Golf Course End

End of over 21 (5 runs) Gauteng 62/2

    • ET Nkwe 27 (33b 4x4)
    • SC Cook 21 (64b 2x4)
    • ACR Birch 4-1-12-0
21.1

Parnell to Cook, FOUR, angled to fine leg

21.2

Parnell to Cook, FOUR, driven on the on side, sweetly timed, textbook shot, sublime to watch

21.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, angled to sq leg

21.4

Parnell to Cook, no run, delicate agle, looking to get past sq leg, but doesn't quit get hold of it

21.5

Parnell to Cook, no run

21.6

Parnell to Cook, no run

End of over 22 (8 runs) Gauteng 70/2

    • SC Cook 29 (70b 4x4)
    • ET Nkwe 27 (33b 4x4)
    • WD Parnell 6-2-26-1
22.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside off stump

22.2

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

22.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside off stump

22.4

Birch to Nkwe, 2 runs, pulld to fine leg, not really getting the meat of the bat of that one, and fine legs jogs to collect it

22.5

Birch to Nkwe, no run

22.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run

End of over 23 (2 runs) Gauteng 72/2

    • ET Nkwe 29 (39b 4x4)
    • SC Cook 29 (70b 4x4)
    • ACR Birch 5-1-14-0
23.1

Parnell to Cook, no run, lookigng to flick away on the leg side, and doesnt get hold of that one

23.2

Parnell to Cook, no run, defended on the off side

23.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, tries to flick away and misses again

23.4

Parnell to Cook, no run, gets behind the line of that one, and defends back to the bowler

23.5

Parnell to Cook, no run

23.6

Parnell to Cook, no run

End of over 24 (maiden) Gauteng 72/2

    • SC Cook 29 (76b 4x4)
    • ET Nkwe 29 (39b 4x4)
    • WD Parnell 7-3-26-1
24.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run

24.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run, struck on the pads, and a huge, confident appeal,but turned down

24.3

Birch to Nkwe, 1 leg bye

24.4

Birch to Cook, no run, big stride in, and tries to defend but misses

24.5

Birch to Cook, no run

24.6

Birch to Cook, no run, shoulders arms, just the extra off this over

End of over 25 (1 run, maiden) Gauteng 73/2

    • SC Cook 29 (79b 4x4)
    • ET Nkwe 29 (42b 4x4)
    • ACR Birch 6-2-14-0
25.1

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, tries to flick away on the leg side, misses

25.2

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, defends to sq leg

25.3

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, defended to point

25.4

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, defended to mid off

25.5

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, tries to defend and misses, ball lands ever so close to the furniture

25.6

Parnell to Nkwe, FOUR, flicked wide of the keeper and races for four, 50 partnership for these two

End of over 26 (4 runs) Gauteng 77/2

    • ET Nkwe 33 (48b 5x4)
    • SC Cook 29 (79b 4x4)
    • WD Parnell 8-3-30-1
26.1

Birch to Cook, FOUR, flicked to fine leg, the long boundary this time

26.2

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

26.3

Birch to Cook, no run, defended to mid on

26.4

Birch to Cook, FOUR, rocks on the back foot, and punches it to the long on area, short ball, well punished

26.5

Birch to Cook, no run, on the back foot and left alone

26.6

Birch to Cook, 2 runs, angled past mid on, good over, 10 off

Theron to bowl from the Golf Course End

End of over 27 (10 runs) Gauteng 87/2

    • SC Cook 39 (85b 6x4)
    • ET Nkwe 33 (48b 5x4)
    • ACR Birch 7-2-24-0
27.1

Theron to Nkwe, no run, passes over the top of stumps

27.2

Theron to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside off

27.3

Theron to Nkwe, no run, good length but outside off, but batsman doesnt have to play

27.4

Theron to Nkwe, no run, defended to the cover area, lacklustre shot

27.5

Theron to Nkwe, no run

27.6

Theron to Nkwe, FOUR, edged btwn the slips and gully, and races to the third man boundary for four

Dolley to bowl before lunch

End of over 28 (4 runs) Gauteng 91/2

    • ET Nkwe 37 (54b 6x4)
    • SC Cook 39 (85b 6x4)
    • J Theron 8-3-12-1
28.1

Dolley to Cook, 1 run, angled to short fine leg

28.2

Dolley to Nkwe, no run

28.3

Dolley to Nkwe, 1 run, swept to fine leg

28.4

Dolley to Cook, 1 run, angled to fine leg

28.5

Dolley to Nkwe, no run, angled to mid wicket

28.6

Dolley to Nkwe, FOUR, swept flat and low and quite sq, gets it too wide of fine leg for him to collct it and its four

End of over 29 (7 runs) Gauteng 98/2

    • ET Nkwe 42 (58b 7x4)
    • SC Cook 41 (87b 6x4)
    • CR Dolley 1-0-7-0
29.1

Theron to Cook, no run

29.2

Theron to Cook, no run, defended to mid off

29.3

Theron to Cook, no run, rising delivery, shoulders arms and lets it through

29.4

Theron to Cook, no run, shoulders arms and lets it through

29.5

Theron to Cook, no run, on the back foot, defended to the cover region

29.6

Theron to Cook, no run, wristy defence to mid on

End of over 30 (maiden) Gauteng 98/2

    • SC Cook 41 (93b 6x4)
    • ET Nkwe 42 (58b 7x4)
    • J Theron 9-4-12-1
30.1

Dolley to Nkwe, no run, big stride in, defended on the front foot, cautious playing before lunch

30.2

Dolley to Nkwe, no run

30.3

Dolley to Nkwe, FOUR, driven in the air on the off side, long off had no chance

30.4

Dolley to Nkwe, SIX, brings up his 50 with a lofted sot on the on side, well played Nkwe

30.5

Dolley to Nkwe, no run

30.6

Dolley to Nkwe, no run

last over before lunch

End of over 31 (10 runs) Gauteng 108/2

    • ET Nkwe 52 (64b 8x4 1x6)
    • SC Cook 41 (93b 6x4)
    • CR Dolley 2-0-17-0
31.1

Theron to Cook, no run, defended to mid off

31.2

Theron to Cook, no run, passes over the top of the stumps

31.3

Theron to Cook, no run, again, cautious before lunch, leaves to pass over the top of the stumps

31.4

Theron to Cook, no run, defended on the front foot

31.5

Theron to Cook, no run, shoulders arms and it passes through to Adair

31.6

Theron to Cook, no run, leaves it alone and remains safe before lunch

Match State: Lunch - Day 1 A good second hour of the first session for the Lion Cubs. Cook and Nkwe consolidated after the first drinks break and have built the total respectively Some indifferent bowling aided them but Theron has remained a run constrainer Eastern Province will look for inroads after lunch while the home side will aim to accelerate the scoring rate, as we have seen them so often do

End of over 32 (maiden) Gauteng 108/2

    • SC Cook 41 (99b 6x4)
    • ET Nkwe 52 (64b 8x4 1x6)
    • J Theron 10-5-12-1
32.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run

32.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run

32.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run

32.4

Birch to Nkwe, no run

32.5

Birch to Nkwe, FOUR, driven on the on side, well timed

32.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run, shoulders arms and lets it through

End of over 33 (4 runs) Gauteng 112/2

    • ET Nkwe 56 (70b 9x4 1x6)
    • SC Cook 41 (99b 6x4)
    • ACR Birch 8-2-28-0
33.1

Theron to Cook, no run, slides back in his crease and leaves alone

33.2

Theron to Cook, no run, big stride in,left alone

33.3

Theron to Cook, no run, defended on the back foot

33.4

Theron to Cook, no run, rising delivery, passes over the top of the stumps

33.5

Theron to Cook, 3 runs, guided pst gully, Baxter gives chase from point and does some fancy footwork to keep it to three

33.6

Theron to Nkwe, no run, defended on the back foot, back to the bowler

End of over 34 (3 runs) Gauteng 115/2

    • ET Nkwe 56 (71b 9x4 1x6)
    • SC Cook 44 (104b 6x4)
    • J Theron 11-5-15-1
34.1

Birch to Cook, 1 no ball

34.1

Birch to Cook, 1 run, driven btwn mid on and mid off, Parnell does well to intercept it

34.2

Birch to Nkwe, 1 run, top edge, misitmed , in the air for a while, Adair gets under it, and, he's put him down...

34.3

Birch to Cook, no run, driven to mid wicket

34.4

Birch to Cook, no run, right back on his stumps, Cook trying to create some room to play

34.5

Birch to Cook, no run, edged behind, and Adair drops it, he's let them both of this over

34.6

Birch to Cook, no run, an exciting over, ends with a calm dot

End of over 35 (3 runs) Gauteng 118/2

    • SC Cook 45 (110b 6x4)
    • ET Nkwe 57 (72b 9x4 1x6)
    • ACR Birch 9-2-31-0
35.1

Theron to Nkwe, no run, fuller length, left to pass over the top of the stumps

35.2

Theron to Nkwe, 1 run, trned in between midwicket and mid on, nice little shot

35.3

Theron to Cook, no run, sort one, and Cook ducks out of the way

35.4

Theron to Cook, no run, scooped out to mid on

35.5

Theron to Cook, no run

35.6

Theron to Cook, no run

End of over 36 (1 run) Gauteng 119/2

    • SC Cook 45 (114b 6x4)
    • ET Nkwe 58 (74b 9x4 1x6)
    • J Theron 12-5-16-1
36.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run

36.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run, down the leg side

36.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run, watched through to the keeper

36.4

Birch to Nkwe, no run

36.5

Birch to Nkwe, 2 runs, turned around to fine leg, Theron collects

36.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run, scooped out to mid off

End of over 37 (2 runs) Gauteng 121/2

    • ET Nkwe 60 (80b 9x4 1x6)
    • SC Cook 45 (114b 6x4)
    • ACR Birch 10-2-33-0
37.1

Theron to Cook, no run, on the back foot and defended on the leg side

37.2

Theron to Cook, no run

37.3

Theron to Cook, no run, left alone outside off

37.4

Theron to Cook, no run

37.5

Theron to Cook, no run, pulled to sq leg

37.6

Theron to Cook, no run

End of over 38 (maiden) Gauteng 121/2

    • SC Cook 45 (120b 6x4)
    • ET Nkwe 60 (80b 9x4 1x6)
    • J Theron 13-6-16-1
38.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run

38.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run

38.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run, slashed out to point, Baxter fields

38.4

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

38.5

Birch to Nkwe, no run, driven to cover

38.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside off

End of over 39 (maiden) Gauteng 121/2

    • ET Nkwe 60 (86b 9x4 1x6)
    • SC Cook 45 (120b 6x4)
    • ACR Birch 11-3-33-0
39.1

Theron to Cook, no run, down the leg side

39.2

Theron to Cook, FOUR, pulled through mid on, Parnell chases in vain, and the ball rolls over the rope

39.3

Theron to Cook, 1 run, driven to mid off, sets off for the run immediately , brings up both his 50 and the 50 partnership

39.4

Theron to Nkwe, no run

Cook 50 runs in 163 mins off 123 balls, 7x4 0x6

39.5

Theron to Nkwe, no run, defended to cover

39.6

Theron to Nkwe, no run, bouncer, Nkwe ducks underneath

End of over 40 (5 runs) Gauteng 126/2

    • ET Nkwe 60 (89b 9x4 1x6)
    • SC Cook 50 (123b 7x4)
    • J Theron 14-6-21-1
40.1

Birch to Cook, no run

40.2

Birch to Cook, no run, rising delivery, passes over the stumps

40.3

Birch to Cook, no run, passes over the top of the stumps

40.4

Birch to Cook, no run, defended on the front foot, back to the bowler

40.5

Birch to Cook, no run, driven to mid off, Dolley collects

40.6

Birch to Cook, 1 run, flicked on handed to fine leg, amble through for a single

End of over 41 (1 run) Gauteng 127/2

    • SC Cook 51 (129b 7x4)
    • ET Nkwe 60 (89b 9x4 1x6)
    • ACR Birch 12-3-34-0
41.1

Theron to Cook, OUT, 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

SC Cook c Bell b Theron 51 (170m 130b 7x4 0x6) SR: 39.23

41.2

Theron to Vilas, no run, short ball, watches it through

41.3

Theron to Vilas, no run, defended on the back foot, back to the bowler

41.4

Theron to Vilas, 1 no ball

41.4

Theron to Vilas, no run

41.5

Theron to Vilas, no run

41.6

Theron to Vilas, no run

End of over 42 (1 run) Gauteng 128/3

    • DJ Vilas 0 (6b)
    • ET Nkwe 60 (89b 9x4 1x6)
    • J Theron 15-6-22-2
42.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside offstump

42.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run

42.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run, defended into the covers

42.4

Birch to Nkwe, FOUR, drieven down the ground, Prnell and Dolley chase and Parnell ends up sliding over the rope with the ball

42.5

Birch to Nkwe, no run

42.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run, defended on the on side

End of over 43 (4 runs) Gauteng 132/3

    • ET Nkwe 64 (95b 10x4 1x6)
    • DJ Vilas 0 (6b)
    • ACR Birch 13-3-38-0
43.1

Parnell to Vilas, no run, struck on the pad, big appeal

43.2

Parnell to Vilas, no run, struck on the pad, Umpire White indicates that its going down leg

43.3

Parnell to Vilas, no run, good line, gets behind it and defends back to the bowler

43.4

Parnell to Vilas, OUT

DJ Vilas lbw b Parnell 0 (10m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

it was the third appeal for the lbw this over, and its given!

43.5

Parnell to van Wyk, no run

43.6

Parnell to van Wyk, no run

End of over 44 (wicket maiden) Gauteng 132/4

    • DM van Wyk 0 (2b)
    • ET Nkwe 64 (95b 10x4 1x6)
    • WD Parnell 9-4-30-2
44.1

Birch to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside off

44.2

Birch to Nkwe, no run, powerful cut to cover, bell gets down and fields well

44.3

Birch to Nkwe, no run

44.4

Birch to Nkwe, no run, driven off the back foot, to mid on

44.5

Birch to Nkwe, no run, lobbied out to cover

44.6

Birch to Nkwe, no run, just misses the outside edge, good ball

Theron off the field, Carolus on

End of over 45 (maiden) Gauteng 132/4

    • ET Nkwe 64 (101b 10x4 1x6)
    • DM van Wyk 0 (2b)
    • ACR Birch 14-4-38-0
45.1

Parnell to van Wyk, no run

45.2

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, gets all caught up, tries to flick that away and misses

45.3

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, big stride in, forward defence

45.4

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, slashed out to point, Baxter fields before they can set off for the run

45.5

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, on the back foot, just pushed to mid off

45.6

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, slahses at that one, looking for the expansive drive, doesn't get the edge and doesn't make any contact

Bell to bowl from the Corlett Drive End

End of over 46 (maiden) Gauteng 132/4

    • DM van Wyk 0 (8b)
    • ET Nkwe 64 (101b 10x4 1x6)
    • WD Parnell 10-5-30-2
46.1

Bell to Nkwe, 2 runs, played to third man, Jeggels fields and is a bit slugish, the batsman run through for a quick two

46.2

Bell to Nkwe, no run

46.3

Bell to Nkwe, no run, driven to mid off

46.4

Bell to Nkwe, no run

46.5

Bell to Nkwe, FOUR, pulled along the ground, through midwicket, classy shot, good contact made

46.6

Bell to Nkwe, no run, driven on the up, to mid off, solid looking shot

Match State: Drinks Reward for the visitors after lunch. I this hour the cubs have put on 30 runs and have lost two wickets. An exceptional catch by Bell to dismiss Cook, and aVilas being dismissed on his third lbw appeal have been set backs for the home side Another effort has to be made for consolidation and the visitors will look to pick up more scalps

End of over 47 (6 runs) Gauteng 138/4

    • ET Nkwe 70 (107b 11x4 1x6)
    • DM van Wyk 0 (8b)
    • WE Bell 6-0-30-0
47.1

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, defended into the covers

47.2

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, defended into the covers

47.3

Parnell to van Wyk, no run, defended on the back foot, down the putch

47.4

Parnell to van Wyk, 1 run, looking ot drive on the off side, gets some sort of edge, and it gies down the leg side past the keeper

47.5

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, prodding at one outside off, no need for that

47.6

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, wants to pull this one, and cramps himself up, cant get it away

End of over 48 (1 run) Gauteng 139/4

    • ET Nkwe 70 (109b 11x4 1x6)
    • DM van Wyk 1 (12b)
    • WD Parnell 11-5-31-2
48.1

Bell to van Wyk, no run, driven to mid off

48.2

Bell to van Wyk, no run, on the back foot, absoutely still and pulls but finds only a fielder

48.3

Bell to van Wyk, no run, going for a drive, and misses

48.4

Bell to van Wyk, no run, left alone outside off

48.5

Bell to van Wyk, no run

48.6

Bell to van Wyk, FOUR, driven to long off, well timed shot

End of over 49 (4 runs) Gauteng 143/4

    • DM van Wyk 5 (18b 1x4)
    • ET Nkwe 70 (109b 11x4 1x6)
    • WE Bell 7-0-34-0
49.1

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, left alone outside off

49.2

Parnell to Nkwe, no run

49.3

Parnell to Nkwe, no run

49.4

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, full length, well dug on to the covers

49.5

Parnell to Nkwe, FOUR, driven through the cover area, and trickles down to the rope

49.6

Parnell to Nkwe, no run, gets behind the line of that one, and defends

End of over 50 (4 runs) Gauteng 147/4

    • ET Nkwe 74 (115b 12x4 1x6)
    • DM van Wyk 5 (18b 1x4)
    • WD Parnell 12-5-35-2
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.20-13.00, Tea 15.20-15.40, Close 18.00