Standard Bank Pro20 Series - Final

Lions v Cape Cobras

Lions won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

Welcome to the pro20 final. This game is a repeat of the first one, between the Lions and the Cobras at the Wandreres Emotions ran high as a minute's silence was held for the late Bob Woolmer The Lions have won the toss, and are bowling Here we go, its going to be great! Kruger will open the bowling and Bacher and Duminy will open the batting

0.1

Kruger to Bacher, no run, starts off with one that keeps low and is fended away

0.2

Kruger to Bacher, no run, hits Bacher on the chest this time, some good pace from Kruger

0.3

Kruger to Bacher, no run, another full delivery, fended off to the leg side

0.4

Kruger to Bacher, no run, defended again, to the off side, very controlled line and length

0.5

Kruger to Bacher, no run, full again, and defended to point

0.6

Kruger to Bacher, 1 run, Bacher double steps down the pitch and only gets a little bit of bat on it, trickles on the off side, and a quick run is taken

de Wet will bowl from the Golf Course End, he has done marvellously in this competition so far

End of over 1 (1 run) Cape Cobras 1/0
AM Bacher    1* (6b)      GJP Kruger    1-0-1-0
JP Duminy    0* (0b)     

1.1

de Wet to Bacher, 1 wide, starts off with one that is too far outside off

1.1

de Wet to Bacher, OUT, edged and it races to second slip, Henderson drops it and McKenzie at first slip makes a diving rescue, and takes the catch! First blood for the Lions

AM Bacher c McKenzie b de Wet 1 (6m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

1.2

de Wet to Davids, 1 run, defended off the back foot, to deep mid wicket,Makalima is guarding that boundary

1.3

de Wet to Duminy, 1 run, clipped past Ontong at point, down to Kruger who gets it

1.4

de Wet to Davids, 1 run, inside edge to fine leg

1.5

de Wet to Duminy, FOUR, whipped off the hip, to fine leg, soft hands and played down gently

1.6

de Wet to Duminy, no run, just back of a length, defended to cover off the back foot

End of over 2 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 9/1
JP Duminy    5* (3b 1x4)      F de Wet    1-0-8-1
H Davids    2* (2b)     

2.1

Kruger to Davids, no run, on leg stump, tries to flick it away and doesnt get hold of it. flicked to Moleon at leg slip

2.2

Kruger to Davids, no run, what a delivery, good bounce, rises up on him, and the batsman tries to awkwardly defend it, cuts right through him

2.3

Kruger to Davids, 1 run, fuller, makes room for himself does Davids, and drills it into the covers, sets off for the run immediately

2.4

Kruger to Duminy, OUT, on my word! pulled off the back foot, high in the air, Petersen at fine leg, goes bkwd at takes the catch, falls on his back! That was incredible!

JP Duminy c Petersen b Kruger 5 (14m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

2.5

Kruger to Hector, FOUR, this one is pulled again, not in the air, along the ground to fine leg

2.6

Kruger to Hector, 2 runs, fuller and driven to mid on, de Wet lets it go through his legs and Henderson runs around from mid off to clean up

End of over 3 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 16/2
B Hector    6* (2b 1x4)      GJP Kruger    2-0-8-1
H Davids    3* (5b)     

3.1

de Wet to Davids, no run, quicker one, defended to point

3.2

de Wet to Davids, no run, defended on the back foot to the bowler

3.3

de Wet to Davids, SIX, short and punished! davids swings through the line and middles it to long on, goes about 7 rows back in the crowd

3.4

de Wet to Davids, 1 run, driven to Moleon at mid on

3.5

de Wet to Hector, no run, good line and length, and the batsman is content to let it pass over the top of the stumps

3.6

de Wet to Hector, FOUR, not much wrong with that ball, full and driven in the air on the off side, in the gap btwn cover and mid off

End of over 4 (11 runs) Cape Cobras 27/2
B Hector    10* (4b 2x4)      F de Wet    2-0-19-1
H Davids    10* (9b 1x6)     

4.1

Kruger to Davids, 1 run, taken from outside off and whipped away to Snijman at a sq fine leg position

4.2

Kruger to Hector, SIX, its gone! Short and pulled behind sq and over the wooden stands into the flats!

The ball has disappeared and a new one has been brought out

4.3

Kruger to Hector, 1 run, guided with the face of the bat to third man, just run down gently

4.4

Kruger to Davids, no run, big swing and Davids misses horribly, that one wasnt short enough to hook and he plays it too early

4.5

Kruger to Davids, no run, good ball, swings away from the batsman and just misses the outside edge

4.6

Kruger to Davids, FOUR, Davids comes down the pitch and looks to drive in the air on the off side, gets a thick outside edge and flies over Henderson at second slip, who gropes in the air and cant get it, runs away for four

Henderson to bowl from the Golf COurse End

End of over 5 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 39/2
H Davids    15* (13b 1x4 1x6)      GJP Kruger    3-0-20-1
B Hector    17* (6b 2x4 1x6)     

5.1

Henderson to Hector, OUT, another awesome catch! Driven to mid off, in the air, Snijman goes bkwd and judges it so well, takes it as he is leaning back

B Hector c Snijman b Henderson 17 (12m 7b 2x4 1x6) SR: 242.85

5.2

Henderson to Davids, SIX, huge slog over the grass embankment

5.3

Henderson to Davids, OUT, pulled, mistimed, Petersen is under it, and he runs around and to his left and falls over, and he's got it!!!

H Davids c Petersen b Henderson 21 (23m 15b 1x4 2x6) SR: 140.00

5.4

Henderson to Euley, no run, quietly defended back to Henderson

5.5

Henderson to Euley, 1 run, flicked to fine leg

5.6

Henderson to Swan, no run, great delivery, good line, beats the outside edge

de Wet to bowl from the Corlett Drive end, changing ends

End of over 6 (7 runs) Cape Cobras 46/4
WC Swan    0* (1b)      T Henderson    1-0-7-2
W Euley    1* (2b)     

6.1

de Wet to Euley, SIX, pulled to fine leg, high in the air, big slog

6.2

de Wet to Euley, OUT, the ball is following Petersen. Its mistimed as he tried to heave it over point, and Petersen gets under it, no falling over this time, takes it comfortably

W Euley c Petersen b de Wet 7 (7m 4b 0x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

6.3

de Wet to Philander, 1 run, clipped off the pads to mid on

6.4

de Wet to Swan, 1 run, moves into him and the batsman defends it of the back foot to mid on

6.5

de Wet to Philander, no run, now de wet is showing why he is so classy, inswinger, passes over the stumps

6.6

de Wet to Philander, no run, slashed to Ontong at point, widish delivery but there is protection in the field

End of over 7 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 54/5
VD Philander    1* (3b)      F de Wet    3-0-27-2
WC Swan    1* (2b)     

7.1

Henderson to Swan, 1 run, full and offers him width, driven through the covers

7.2

Henderson to Philander, no run, rising delivery, left alone

7.3

Henderson to Philander, no run, good seam movement and comes into the batsman, decives him and beats him

7.4

Henderson to Philander, 1 run, short and wide, cut into the ground to point, batsman misses out

7.5

Henderson to Swan, no run, beats the outside edge again, slower one this time

7.6

Henderson to Swan, no run, short and cut again, into the covers, great over from Henderson

Coetsee to bowl from the Corlett Drive End. He has also bowled very well in the competition, he is the most economical bowler in the pro20 season this year

End of over 8 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 56/5
WC Swan    2* (5b)      T Henderson    2-0-9-2
VD Philander    2* (6b)     

8.1

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, turned to fine leg

8.2

Coetsee to Swan, 1 run, holds it back, again, turned to fine leg

8.3

Coetsee to Philander, no run, defends back to Coetsee

8.4

Coetsee to Philander, 2 runs, driven to long on, comfortable two

8.5

Coetsee to Philander, no run

8.6

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, giving it lots of air, driven to long on

Moleon to bowl from the Golf COurse end

End of over 9 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 61/5
VD Philander    6* (11b)      WL Coetsee    1-0-5-0
WC Swan    3* (6b)     

9.1

Moleon to Philander, 2 runs, guided to third mna, push for the two, gets it easily

9.2

Moleon to Philander, 1 run, guided to third man

9.3

Moleon to Swan, 1 run, defended to Petersen at mid off, ambled single

9.4

Moleon to Philander, no run, guided to Ontong at point

9.5

Moleon to Philander, no run, outswinger, moves away from the batsman, who decides not to play

9.6

Moleon to Philander, 1 run, banged down to long on, contolled bowling, no boundary for the last three overs

End of over 10 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 66/5
VD Philander    10* (16b)      EO Moleon    1-0-5-0
WC Swan    4* (7b)     

10.1

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, punched down to long on, still only the one

10.2

Coetsee to Swan, no run, Coetsee sees hij coming, holds it back, and Swan looks to flick away but cant get to it

10.3

Coetsee to Swan, 1 run, driven to long off

10.4

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, fuller and straighter, other side of the wicket, goes to long off

10.5

Coetsee to Swan, 1 run

10.6

Coetsee to Philander, no run, driven to mid off, Ontong picks up quickly and Coetsee whipps the bails off,Swan safely home

End of over 11 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 70/5
VD Philander    12* (19b)      WL Coetsee    2-0-9-0
WC Swan    6* (10b)     

11.1

Moleon to Swan, OUT, slashed away in the air, Ontong gets under it from point and makes no mistake!

WC Swan c Ontong b Moleon 6 (21m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

11.2

Moleon to Philander, 1 wide, swings away from Philander, too far and its called wide

11.2

Moleon to Philander, no run, defended to point

11.3

Moleon to Philander, no run, full and defended to the covers, Petersen is there

11.4

Moleon to Philander, 1 run, just a gentle touch, worked on the leg side, behind sq

11.5

Moleon to Kleinveldt, 1 run, driven past point

11.6

Moleon to Philander, 2 runs, heaving drive, gets the thick edge and it goes dwon to third man, Kruger makes a lot of groud to get to it and keeps it down to two

Ontong to bowl from the golf Course End.

End of over 12 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 75/6
VD Philander    15* (23b)      EO Moleon    2-0-10-1
RK Kleinveldt    1* (1b)     

12.1

Ontong to Kleinveldt, 1 run

12.2

Ontong to Philander, 1 run, driven to long on

12.3

Ontong to Kleinveldt, 1 wide, down the leg side

12.3

Ontong to Kleinveldt, no run, driven to Coetsee at mid off

12.4

Ontong to Kleinveldt, 1 run, turned to Moleon at leg gully

12.5

Ontong to Philander, 1 run, turned to Snijman at midwicket

12.6

Ontong to Kleinveldt, 1 run, singles keep coming, turned to the leg side, no boundary for the last 40 balls

End of over 13 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 81/6
RK Kleinveldt    4* (5b)      JL Ontong    1-0-6-0
VD Philander    17* (25b)     

13.1

Moleon to Kleinveldt, 1 run, thick edge to third man

13.2

Moleon to Philander, no run, widesh delivery, full as well and driven to extra cover

13.3

Moleon to Philander, no run, slower ball, punched bacl to Moleon and he drops it, its up in th air, he goes past the non striker and has a second attempt to catch, drops

13.4

Moleon to Philander, 1 run, eased on the leg side

13.5

Moleon to Kleinveldt, 1 run

13.6

Moleon to Philander, 1 run, pushed to mid off, excellent control, still no boundary

Coetsee coming back

End of over 14 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 85/6
VD Philander    19* (29b)      EO Moleon    3-0-14-1
RK Kleinveldt    6* (7b)     

14.1

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, lots of air, full and driven to long on

14.2

Coetsee to Kleinveldt, 1 leg bye

14.3

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, full again, and punched to long on, Coetsee doing well

14.4

Coetsee to Kleinveldt, FOUR, and we spoke too soon, driven to long off, Kruger makes a hash of it and it goes through for four

14.5

Coetsee to Kleinveldt, 2 runs, in the air, well placed and mid wicket cant get to it

14.6

Coetsee to Kleinveldt, SIX, full toss and lofted over fine leg, 100 up

End of over 15 (15 runs) Cape Cobras 100/6
RK Kleinveldt    18* (11b 1x4 1x6)      WL Coetsee    3-0-23-0
VD Philander    21* (31b)     

15.1

Henderson to Philander, 1 run, yorker length and defended to point

15.2

Henderson to Kleinveldt, no run, in the block hole, perfect and the batsman cant work it away

15.3

Henderson to Kleinveldt, no run, full again, defended to Ontong at point

15.4

Henderson to Kleinveldt, 1 run, yorker again, and driven to Snijman at mid off, henderson getting it right

15.5

Henderson to Philander, 1 run, driven to long off, Makalima is there

15.6

Henderson to Kleinveldt, no run, beautiful yorker, batsman cant get around it and defends awkwardly, great over

Kruger to bowl

End of over 16 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 103/6
RK Kleinveldt    19* (15b 1x4 1x6)      T Henderson    3-0-12-2
VD Philander    23* (33b)     

16.1

Kruger to Philander, SIX, thats given the treatment, slogged over long on, Philander finally freeing the arms

16.2

Kruger to Philander, 1 run, defended and it runs away to third man, we can hear McKenzie ordering him to bowl "full and straight"

16.3

Kruger to Kleinveldt, OUT, reward! lofted over mid on, to long on, Ontong judges it well and takes it running bkwds

RK Kleinveldt c Ontong b Kruger 19 (18m 16b 1x4 1x6) SR: 118.75

16.4

Kruger to Philander, FOUR, whipped off the hips, very fine shot, through mid wicket

16.5

Kruger to Philander, 1 run, just a push to the leg side, and he sets off quickly

16.6

Kruger to de Lange, OUT, and he gets a first baller! Heaving it over the covers, McKenzie is at extra cover and takes it well

CD de Lange c McKenzie b Kruger 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

de wet will bowl from the Golf Course End to complete his 4

End of over 17 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 115/8
     GJP Kruger    4-0-32-3
VD Philander    35* (37b 1x4 1x6)     

17.1

de Wet to Philander, 1 run, slashed to point

17.2

de Wet to Dawson, no run, big swing and a miss

17.3

de Wet to Dawson, no run, pushed to third man

17.4

de Wet to Dawson, FOUR, drilled over extra cover, good shot from the captain

17.5

de Wet to Dawson, 3 runs, flicked very fine, Kruger is after it and gets it just before the rope, great effort

17.6

de Wet to Philander, 1 run, worked thorugh the covers, profitable over for the CObras, and finally an over with a boundary that did not get a wicket

Coetsee coming back on

End of over 18 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 124/8
VD Philander    37* (39b 1x4 1x6)      F de Wet    4-0-36-2
AC Dawson    7* (4b 1x4)     

18.1

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run, worked on the leg side

18.2

Coetsee to Dawson, OUT, Petersen gets his fourth catch! Lofted to long on, very full ball, Coetsee well rewarded, he has really bowled very well and is so deserving of this

AC Dawson c Petersen b Coetsee 7 (7m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

18.3

Coetsee to Philander, SIX, full again and lofted over long on, good shot

18.4

Coetsee to Philander, 1 run

18.5

Coetsee to Willoughby, 1 run, driven on through the covers, willoughby comes down the wicket

18.6

Coetsee to Philander, SIX, and Philander gets his 50, wonderful shot, again, over long on, in the air and into the open stands, well batted

Henderson will bowl th last over

End of over 19 (15 runs) Cape Cobras 139/9
VD Philander    51* (43b 1x4 3x6)      WL Coetsee    4-0-38-1
CM Willoughby    1* (1b)     

19.1

Henderson to Willoughby, 1 bye, plays and misses, carried through to van Jaarveld and they go through for the bye

19.2

Henderson to Philander, 2 runs, heaving drive to long off, and when the throw comes in its over Henderson and the overthrow results

19.3

Henderson to Philander, no run

19.4

Henderson to Philander, 2 runs, sliced away to third man, de wet does good work to get around and kepp it down to two

19.5

Henderson to Philander, 1 run, pulled to mid on, heaving shot, McKenzie takes it in the tummy

Last ball now

19.6

Henderson to Willoughby, 2 runs, driven to long off, picked up, Philander not watching, goes for the second, can he be run out, poor throw and they get 2

Match State: Dinner Its been a great fielding display by the Lions. ALl the bowlers bent their backs and did well, Henderson the pick of the bunch with just 19 runs off his 4 overs Philander was the anchor of the Cobras innings, scoring a very good 50 The catching was the most outstanding display we have seen in this competition, Petersen holding on to 4, Snijman taking a great one, Ontong pouching two and McKenzie one Its a target well withing the reach of the home side, the Cobras will have to bowl really well We're taking a break to watch some radio celebs play cricket , and they are few charity giveaways for fours and sixes and wickets, and we'll back to the real game in a few Welcome back to the Lions run chase, Petersen and Snijman will open the batting , Dawson to open the bowling

End of over 20 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 147/9
CM Willoughby    3* (3b)      T Henderson    4-0-19-2
VD Philander    56* (47b 1x4 3x6)     
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Photos

Mar 23, 2007

Players from both sides line up for a minute's silence to mark the passing of Bob Woolmer, Lions v Cape Cobras, Standard Bank Pro20 final, Johannesburg, March 23, 2007

Players from both sides line up for a minute's silence to mark the passing of Bob Woolmer

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