SAA Provincial One-Day Challenge, 2007/08 / Commentary

SAA Provincial One-Day Challenge - 1st semi final

Eastern Province v Northerns

Northerns won by 15 runs

0.1

Parnell to Malan, no run

0.2

Parnell to Malan, 2 runs

0.3

Parnell to Malan, no run

0.4

Parnell to Malan, no run, passes the outside edge of the bat

0.5

Parnell to Malan, no run, defensive shot played on the backfoot

0.6

Parnell to Malan, no run

End of over 1 (2 runs) Northerns 2/0
PJ Malan    2* (6b)      WD Parnell    1-0-2-0
R Jappie    0* (0b)     

1.1

Walters to Jappie, no run

1.2

Walters to Jappie, no run

1.3

Walters to Jappie, no run

1.4

Walters to Jappie, no run

1.5

Walters to Jappie, no run

1.6

Walters to Jappie, no run

End of over 2 (maiden) Northerns 2/0
R Jappie    0* (6b)      BD Walters    1-1-0-0
PJ Malan    2* (6b)     

2.1

Parnell to Malan, no run, played back to the bowler

2.2

Parnell to Malan, no run

2.3

Parnell to Malan, no run

2.4

Parnell to Malan, no run

2.5

Parnell to Malan, no run

2.6

Parnell to Malan, FOUR, beautiful drive through the covers

End of over 3 (4 runs) Northerns 6/0
PJ Malan    6* (12b 1x4)      WD Parnell    2-0-6-0
R Jappie    0* (6b)     

3.1

Walters to Jappie, no run

3.2

Walters to Jappie, no run

3.3

Walters to Jappie, 1 run, fielded by third man

3.4

Walters to Malan, 1 run, played to thid man again

3.5

Walters to Jappie, no run

3.6

Walters to Jappie, no run

End of over 4 (2 runs) Northerns 8/0
R Jappie    1* (11b)      BD Walters    2-1-2-0
PJ Malan    7* (13b 1x4)     

4.1

Parnell to Malan, no run

4.2

Parnell to Malan, no run, defensive shot played

4.3

Parnell to Malan, no run

4.4

Parnell to Malan, no run

4.5

Parnell to Malan, no run

4.6

Parnell to Malan, 1 run, played through gully to third man

End of over 5 (1 run) Northerns 9/0
PJ Malan    8* (19b 1x4)      WD Parnell    3-0-7-0
R Jappie    1* (11b)     

5.1

Walters to Malan, no run, MAlan takes a big swing, but ball lands up at point

5.2

Walters to Malan, no run

5.3

Walters to Malan, no run

5.4

Walters to Malan, 1 run, played through gully area and fielded at third man

5.5

Walters to Jappie, no run

5.6

Walters to Jappie, FOUR, splits mid wicket and mid on in half, fielder makes a valant effort, but ball just touches rope

End of over 6 (5 runs) Northerns 14/0
R Jappie    5* (13b 1x4)      BD Walters    3-1-7-0
PJ Malan    9* (23b 1x4)     

6.1

Parnell to Malan, no run

6.2

Parnell to Malan, 1 run, fielded by a sliding backward point

6.3

Parnell to Jappie, no run

6.4

Parnell to Jappie, 1 run, yet again through the gully area

6.5

Parnell to Malan, OUT, takes a big swing and top edges to slip area

PJ Malan c †Adair b Parnell 10 (25m 26b 1x4 0x6) SR: 38.46

6.6

Parnell to Dikgale, 1 run

End of over 7 (3 runs) Northerns 17/1
WT Dikgale    1* (1b)      WD Parnell    4-0-10-1
R Jappie    6* (15b 1x4)     

7.1

Walters to Dikgale, 1 run

7.2

Walters to Jappie, no run

7.3

Walters to Jappie, no run

7.4

Walters to Jappie, no run

7.5

Walters to Jappie, 1 run

7.6

Walters to Dikgale, no run

End of over 8 (2 runs) Northerns 19/2
WT Dikgale    2* (3b)      BD Walters    4-1-9-1
    

8.1

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

8.2

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

8.3

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

8.4

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

8.5

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

8.6

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

End of over 9 (maiden) Northerns 19/2
SW Liebisch    0* (6b)      WD Parnell    5-1-10-1
WT Dikgale    2* (7b)     

9.1

Walters to Dikgale, 1 run

9.2

Walters to Liebisch, no run

9.3

Walters to Liebisch, no run

9.4

Walters to Liebisch, 1 run

9.5

Walters to Dikgale, 1 run

9.6

Walters to Liebisch, 1 run

End of over 10 (5 runs) Northerns 24/2
SW Liebisch    2* (10b)      BD Walters    5-1-13-1
WT Dikgale    4* (9b)     

10.1

Parnell to Dikgale, no run

10.2

Parnell to Dikgale, no run

10.3

Parnell to Dikgale, no run

10.4

Parnell to Dikgale, no run

10.5

Parnell to Dikgale, no run

10.6

Parnell to Dikgale, FOUR

End of over 11 (3 runs) Northerns 27/2
WT Dikgale    7* (20b 1x4)      WD Parnell    6-1-14-1
SW Liebisch    2* (16b)     

11.1

Walters to Liebisch, 1 run

11.2

Walters to Dikgale, 1 run, well placed through gully

11.3

Walters to Liebisch, no run

11.4

Walters to Liebisch, no run

11.5

Walters to Liebisch, no run

11.6

Walters to Liebisch, FOUR, played through the covers, fielder dives, but just misses

End of over 12 (6 runs) Northerns 33/2
SW Liebisch    7* (7b 1x4)      BD Walters    6-1-19-1
WT Dikgale    8* (21b 1x4)     

12.1

Parnell to Dikgale, 1 run

12.2

Parnell to Liebisch, no run

12.3

Parnell to Liebisch, no run, defensive shot played, ball just misses the stumos

12.4

Parnell to Liebisch, 1 run

12.5

Parnell to Dikgale, no run

12.6

Parnell to Dikgale, no run, batsman plays a cut shot,but misses

End of over 13 (2 runs) Northerns 35/2
WT Dikgale    9* (24b 1x4)      WD Parnell    7-1-16-1
SW Liebisch    8* (10b 1x4)     

13.1

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

13.2

Meyer to Liebisch, 1 leg bye

13.3

Meyer to Dikgale, 1 run, cut shot played through gully area

13.4

Meyer to Liebisch, 2 runs, third man fields at backward point

13.5

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

13.6

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

End of over 14 (4 runs) Northerns 39/2
SW Liebisch    10* (15b 1x4)      L Meyer    1-0-3-0
WT Dikgale    10* (25b 1x4)     

14.1

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run, seems as if third man is going to be busy today

14.2

Birch to Liebisch, no run, fielded by backward point

14.3

Birch to Liebisch, FOUR, played passed cover point and races to the boundary

14.4

Birch to Liebisch, 1 run, fielded by deep cover as the batsmen consider a second run

14.5

Birch to Dikgale, no run

14.6

Birch to Dikgale, no run, Dikgale starts off for a run, but turns back

End of over 15 (6 runs) Northerns 45/2
WT Dikgale    11* (28b 1x4)      ACR Birch    1-0-6-0
SW Liebisch    15* (18b 2x4)     

15.1

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

15.2

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

15.3

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

15.4

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

15.5

Meyer to Liebisch, FOUR, played just wide of third man

15.6

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

End of over 16 (4 runs) Northerns 49/2
SW Liebisch    19* (24b 3x4)      L Meyer    2-0-7-0
WT Dikgale    11* (28b 1x4)     

16.1

Birch to Dikgale, no run

16.2

Birch to Dikgale, no run

16.3

Birch to Dikgale, no run

16.4

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run, quick single taken to midwicket

16.5

Birch to Liebisch, no run

16.6

Birch to Liebisch, FOUR

End of over 17 (5 runs) Northerns 54/2
SW Liebisch    23* (26b 4x4)      ACR Birch    2-0-11-0
WT Dikgale    12* (32b 1x4)     

17.1

Meyer to Dikgale, no run

17.2

Meyer to Dikgale, no run

17.3

Meyer to Dikgale, 1 run

17.4

Meyer to Liebisch, 1 run, quick single taken to a wide mid-on

17.5

Meyer to Dikgale, no run

17.6

Meyer to Dikgale, no run

End of over 18 (2 runs) Northerns 56/2
WT Dikgale    13* (37b 1x4)      L Meyer    3-0-9-0
SW Liebisch    24* (27b 4x4)     

18.1

Birch to Liebisch, 2 runs

18.2

Birch to Liebisch, no run, a harddrive, and he ball bounces into the helmet of the non striker

18.3

Birch to Liebisch, no run

18.4

Birch to Liebisch, FOUR, ball pitched on leg stump, and delicately played to fine leg boundary

18.5

Birch to Liebisch, no run

18.6

Birch to Liebisch, 1 bye

End of over 19 (7 runs) Northerns 63/2
SW Liebisch    30* (33b 5x4)      ACR Birch    3-0-17-0
WT Dikgale    13* (37b 1x4)     

19.1

Meyer to Liebisch, FOUR, pulled to deep midwicket boundary

19.2

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

19.3

Meyer to Liebisch, FOUR, cover fielder tries to field it in the air

19.4

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

19.5

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

19.6

Meyer to Liebisch, no run, attempted pull top edged, just short of mid on racing in

End of over 20 (8 runs) Northerns 71/2
SW Liebisch    38* (39b 7x4)      L Meyer    4-0-17-0
WT Dikgale    13* (37b 1x4)     

20.1

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run

20.2

Birch to Liebisch, 1 leg bye

20.3

Birch to Dikgale, no run

20.4

Birch to Dikgale, no run

20.5

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run

20.6

Birch to Liebisch, 1 run

End of over 21 (4 runs) Northerns 75/2
SW Liebisch    39* (41b 7x4)      ACR Birch    4-0-20-0
WT Dikgale    15* (41b 1x4)     

21.1

Meyer to Liebisch, 2 runs, driven to long on boundary

21.2

Meyer to Liebisch, 2 runs, a diving gully misses it and fielded by third man

21.3

Meyer to Liebisch, 1 run, ball continues to follow third man

21.4

Meyer to Dikgale, 1 run, point has a shy at the stumps

21.5

Meyer to Liebisch, 2 runs

21.6

Meyer to Liebisch, no run

End of over 22 (8 runs) Northerns 83/2
SW Liebisch    46* (46b 7x4)      L Meyer    5-0-25-0
WT Dikgale    16* (42b 1x4)     

22.1

Birch to Dikgale, no run

22.2

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run, played to cover and quick single taken

22.3

Birch to Liebisch, 2 runs, long on comes around the boundary to field the ball

22.4

Birch to Liebisch, no run, Liebisch attempts to play it on the leg side, but it hits the padw

22.5

Birch to Liebisch, 1 run

22.6

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run

Match State: Drinks

End of over 23 (5 runs) Northerns 88/2
WT Dikgale    18* (45b 1x4)      ACR Birch    5-0-25-0
SW Liebisch    49* (49b 7x4)     

23.1

Dolley to Dikgale, no run

23.2

Dolley to Dikgale, 1 run, played off the back foot to mid wicket

23.3

Dolley to Liebisch, 1 run

23.4

Dolley to Dikgale, 2 runs

23.5

Dolley to Dikgale, 1 run

23.6

Dolley to Liebisch, no run

End of over 24 (5 runs) Northerns 93/2
SW Liebisch    50* (51b 7x4)      CR Dolley    1-0-5-0
WT Dikgale    22* (49b 1x4)     

24.1

Birch to Dikgale, no run

24.2

Birch to Dikgale, no run

24.3

Birch to Dikgale, no run

24.4

Birch to Dikgale, 1 run, full ball, driven wide of mid off

24.5

Birch to Liebisch, 1 run

24.6

Birch to Dikgale, no run

End of over 25 (2 runs) Northerns 95/2
WT Dikgale    23* (54b 1x4)      ACR Birch    6-0-27-0
SW Liebisch    51* (52b 7x4)     

25.1

Dolley to Liebisch, no run

25.2

Dolley to Liebisch, 1 run, swept to deep square leg

25.3

Dolley to Dikgale, 1 run

25.4

Dolley to Liebisch, 1 run, Liebisch comes down the wicket and plays it to long on

25.5

Dolley to Dikgale, 2 runs

25.6

Dolley to Dikgale, OUT

WT Dikgale lbw b Dolley 26 (83m 57b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.61

End of over 26 (5 runs) Northerns 100/3
     CR Dolley    2-0-10-1
SW Liebisch    53* (55b 7x4)     

26.1

Birch to Liebisch, 1 run, points chases, dives, and misses the ball

26.2

Birch to van Biljon, no run

26.3

Birch to van Biljon, 1 run

26.4

Birch to Liebisch, no run

26.5

Birch to Liebisch, 1 run

26.6

Birch to van Biljon, no run, big appeal for LBW as the batsman attepmts to play it to the leg side

End of over 27 (3 runs) Northerns 103/3
PJ van Biljon    1* (3b)      ACR Birch    7-0-30-0
SW Liebisch    55* (58b 7x4)     

27.1

Dolley to Liebisch, no run

27.2

Dolley to Liebisch, 1 leg bye, stifled appeal for LBW

27.3

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

27.4

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

27.5

Dolley to van Biljon, no run, spinner manages to get a bit of ball, just misses leg stump

27.6

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

End of over 28 (1 run, maiden) Northerns 104/3
PJ van Biljon    1* (7b)      CR Dolley    3-1-10-1
SW Liebisch    55* (60b 7x4)     

28.1

Walters to Liebisch, 1 run

28.2

Walters to van Biljon, FOUR, pulled to the deep midwicket boundary

28.3

Walters to van Biljon, 1 leg bye

28.4

Walters to Liebisch, FOUR, hits over the mid on fielder for 4

28.5

Walters to Liebisch, no run

28.6

Walters to Liebisch, OUT

SW Liebisch b Walters 60 (88m 64b 8x4 0x6) SR: 93.75

End of over 29 (10 runs) Northerns 114/4
     BD Walters    7-1-28-2
PJ van Biljon    5* (9b 1x4)     

29.1

Dolley to van Biljon, OUT

AL Ndhlovu run out 0 (1m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

29.2

Dolley to Phangiso, no run

29.3

Dolley to Phangiso, no run

29.4

Dolley to Phangiso, no run

29.5

Dolley to Phangiso, 1 run

29.6

Dolley to van Biljon, OUT

AM Phangiso run out 1 (2m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

End of over 30 (1 run) Northerns 115/5
PJ van Biljon    5* (11b 1x4)      CR Dolley    4-1-11-1
    

30.1

Walters to Roux, 1 run

30.2

Walters to van Biljon, no run

30.3

Walters to van Biljon, no run

30.4

Walters to van Biljon, no run

30.5

Walters to van Biljon, no run

30.6

Walters to van Biljon, 1 run

End of over 31 (2 runs) Northerns 117/6
PJ van Biljon    6* (16b 1x4)      BD Walters    8-1-30-2
A Roux    1* (1b)     

31.1

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

31.2

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

31.3

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

31.4

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

31.5

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

31.6

Dolley to van Biljon, 1 run

End of over 32 (1 run) Northerns 118/6
PJ van Biljon    7* (22b 1x4)      CR Dolley    5-1-12-1
A Roux    1* (1b)     

32.1

Walters to van Biljon, 1 run

32.2

Walters to Roux, no run

32.3

Walters to Roux, 1 run

32.4

Walters to van Biljon, no run

32.5

Walters to van Biljon, 1 run

32.6

Walters to Roux, no run

End of over 33 (3 runs) Northerns 121/6
A Roux    2* (4b)      BD Walters    9-1-33-2
PJ van Biljon    9* (25b 1x4)     

33.1

Dolley to van Biljon, 2 runs, fielder chases the ball on its way to third man boundary

33.2

Dolley to van Biljon, 1 run, a slog sweep sends the ball to deep mid wicket

33.3

Dolley to Roux, no run, van Biljon sets off for the run, but turns back half way down the pitch

33.4

Dolley to Roux, no run

33.5

Dolley to Roux, 1 leg bye

33.6

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

End of over 34 (4 runs) Northerns 125/6
PJ van Biljon    12* (28b 1x4)      CR Dolley    6-1-15-1
A Roux    2* (7b)     

34.1

Howell to Roux, 1 run, fieldedd by sweeper as batsmen stroll through for the run

34.2

Howell to van Biljon, no run

34.3

Howell to van Biljon, 1 run, full ball swept by van Biljon

34.4

Howell to Roux, no run

34.5

Howell to Roux, 1 run, once again a very full ball, played towards cover

34.6

Howell to van Biljon, no run

End of over 35 (3 runs) Northerns 128/6
PJ van Biljon    13* (31b 1x4)      G Howell    1-0-3-0
A Roux    4* (10b)     

35.1

Dolley to Roux, no run

35.2

Dolley to Roux, 1 run, played on the back foot

35.3

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

35.4

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

35.5

Dolley to van Biljon, no run

35.6

Dolley to van Biljon, 1 run

End of over 36 (2 runs) Northerns 130/6
PJ van Biljon    14* (35b 1x4)      CR Dolley    7-1-17-1
A Roux    5* (12b)     

36.1

Howell to van Biljon, no run

36.2

Howell to van Biljon, no run, attempted sweep missed, appeal for LBW

36.3

Howell to van Biljon, FOUR, pulled and races to mid wicket boundary

36.4

Howell to van Biljon, 1 run

36.5

Howell to Roux, 1 run

36.6

Howell to van Biljon, no run

End of over 37 (6 runs) Northerns 136/6
PJ van Biljon    19* (40b 2x4)      G Howell    2-0-9-0
A Roux    6* (13b)     

37.1

Dolley to Roux, 1 run, quick single taken to point

37.2

Dolley to van Biljon, 2 runs, ball races to long on who misfields, centimetres short of the boundary

37.3

Dolley to van Biljon, 1 run

37.4

Dolley to Roux, no run

37.5

Dolley to Roux, no run

37.6

Dolley to Roux, no run

End of over 38 (4 runs) Northerns 140/6
A Roux    7* (17b)      CR Dolley    8-1-21-1
PJ van Biljon    22* (42b 2x4)     

38.1

Parnell to van Biljon, 1 run

38.2

Parnell to Roux, 1 run, batsmen take a quick single as gully fumbles

38.3

Parnell to van Biljon, 1 run

38.4

Parnell to Roux, no run

38.5

Parnell to Roux, no run

38.6

Parnell to Roux, no run

End of over 39 (3 runs) Northerns 143/6
A Roux    8* (21b)      WD Parnell    8-1-19-1
PJ van Biljon    24* (44b 2x4)     

39.1

Dolley to van Biljon, OUT, top edges the ball, caught at extra cover

PJ van Biljon c Ingram b Dolley 24 (47m 45b 2x4 0x6) SR: 53.33

39.2

Dolley to Roux, no run

39.3

Dolley to Roux, 1 run, played around the corner to leg slip

39.4

Dolley to Arnold, no run

39.5

Dolley to Arnold, no run

39.6

Dolley to Arnold, no run

End of over 40 (1 run) Northerns 144/7
M Arnold    0* (3b)      CR Dolley    9-1-22-2
A Roux    9* (23b)     

40.1

Parnell to Roux, no run

40.2

Parnell to Roux, no run, ball keeps very low, keeper takes it centimetres from the ground

40.3

Parnell to Roux, 2 runs, big swing and the ball lands between the two fielders

40.4

Parnell to Roux, 1 run

40.5

Parnell to Arnold, 1 run

40.6

Parnell to Roux, 1 run

End of over 41 (5 runs) Northerns 149/7
A Roux    13* (28b)      WD Parnell    9-1-24-1
M Arnold    1* (4b)     

41.1

Meyer to Roux, 1 run, long off does not get to the ball in time for the catch

41.2

Meyer to Arnold, no run

41.3

Meyer to Arnold, 1 run

41.4

Meyer to Roux, no run, ball wide of off stump, but not called wide

41.5

Meyer to Roux, 1 run, full ball chopped to mid wicket

41.6

Meyer to Arnold, 1 run

End of over 42 (4 runs) Northerns 153/7
M Arnold    3* (7b)      L Meyer    6-0-29-0
A Roux    15* (31b)     

42.1

Birch to Arnold, 1 run

42.2

Birch to Roux, 1 run

42.3

Birch to Arnold, 1 run, ball chopped into ground, bowler runs to short leg as batsmen take quick single

42.4

Birch to Roux, 1 run, battsmen hestitate at first but then take the quick single

42.5

Birch to Arnold, 1 run

42.6

Birch to Roux, 1 run, top edged to third man

End of over 43 (6 runs) Northerns 159/7
A Roux    18* (34b)      ACR Birch    8-0-36-0
M Arnold    6* (10b)     

43.1

Meyer to Roux, 2 runs, very full ball played back past the bowler

43.2

Meyer to Roux, 1 run, keeper has a shy at the stumps

43.3

Meyer to Arnold, no run, surprising bounce, batsman ducks

43.4

Meyer to Arnold, 2 runs

43.5

Meyer to Arnold, no run

43.6

Meyer to Arnold, FOUR, ball bowled full on the leg side, edged and narrowly misses the stumps to race to the long stop boundary

End of over 44 (9 runs) Northerns 168/7
M Arnold    12* (14b 1x4)      L Meyer    7-0-38-0
A Roux    21* (36b)     

44.1

Birch to Roux, no run

44.2

Birch to Roux, OUT

A Roux c Smuts b Birch 21 (52m 38b 0x4 0x6) SR: 55.26

44.3

Birch to Wagner, OUT, a brilliant diving catch by the keeper

N Wagner c †Adair b Birch 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

44.4

Birch to Masekela, 1 run

44.5

Birch to Arnold, 1 run, batsman gives himself room and cuts it through cover

44.6

Birch to Masekela, 2 runs, batsman has a big swing and edges the ball to third man, who drops the catch

Match State: Lunch

End of over 45 (4 runs) Northerns 172/9
LMG Masekela    3* (2b)      ACR Birch    9-0-40-2
M Arnold    13* (15b 1x4)     
Tournament Results
Gauteng v Northerns at Johannesburg - Mar 15, 2008
Gauteng won by 6 wickets (with 67 balls remaining) (D/L method)
E. Province v Northerns at Port Elizabeth - Mar 8, 2008
Northerns won by 15 runs
Gauteng v S West D at Johannesburg - Mar 8, 2008
Gauteng won by 209 runs
Border v KZN-Inland at East London - Feb 24, 2008
Border won by 5 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Easterns v Gauteng at Benoni - Feb 24, 2008
Easterns won by 28 runs (D/L method)
Free State v North West at Bloemfontein - Feb 24, 2008
Free State won by 32 runs
Northerns v Namibia at Pretoria - Feb 24, 2008
Northerns won by 7 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
KZ-Natal v S West D at Durban - Feb 24, 2008
S West D won by 58 runs
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