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Points table for matches completed by 21 Oct 2012
Points by match:
|23 Sep 2012||Cape Cobras||18.54||Lions||2.2||Table | Match|
|30 Sep 2012||Cape Cobras||5||Knights||5||Table | Match|
|7 Oct 2012||Dolphins||7.92||Warriors||5.08||Table | Match|
|14 Oct 2012||Dolphins||5||Knights||5||Table | Match|
|21 Oct 2012||Dolphins||3.82||Cape Cobras||3||Table | Match|
Points will be allocated for each match in accordance with the system described below:
2.1 For an outright win: 10 points
2.2 For a tie on a double innings: 6 points
2.3 No Match - 5 points each
2.4 First innings points: Awarded only for batting and bowling performances in the first 100 overs of each first innings and retained irrespective of the match result
2.4.1 Batting bonus points : 1 point awarded on attaining 150 runs, and 0,02 of a point for each run scored thereafter.
2.4.2 Bowling bonus points: A maximum of 4 points to be awarded, one each at the fall of the 3rd., 5th., 7th. and 9th. wicket.
2.5 If play starts when less than 10 hours playing time remains, a one innings match will be played but no bonus points will be scored. The side winning on the one innings to score 6 points.
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