Standard Bank Pro20 Series, 2008/09 / Commentary

Standard Bank Pro20 Series - Final

Cape Cobras v Eagles

Cape Cobras won by 22 runs

0.1

Coetzee to Smith, no run, leaves alone in the shannel

0.2

Coetzee to Smith, no run

0.3

Coetzee to Smith, 1 wide, too wide and called after a rethink

0.3

Coetzee to Smith, 2 runs, clipped thru mid wkt as this one is too straight

0.4

Coetzee to Smith, no run, drives firmly to mid off

0.5

Coetzee to Smith, OUT, down the track and it swings a touch in the process destroying middle and off

GC Smith b Coetzee 2 (3m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

0.6

Coetzee to Duminy, no run

End of over 1 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 3/1
JP Duminy    0* (1b)      J Coetzee    1-0-3-1
HH Gibbs    0* (0b)     

1.1

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

1.2

de Villiers to Gibbs, FOUR, slashed in the air thru cover point rasising the noise levels in the crowd significantly

1.3

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

1.4

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

1.5

de Villiers to Gibbs, 1 run, down the track and lofts it to 3rd man off a thick outside edge

1.6

de Villiers to Duminy, no run

End of over 2 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 8/1
JP Duminy    0* (2b)      CJD de Villiers    1-0-5-0
HH Gibbs    5* (5b 1x4)     

2.1

Coetzee to Gibbs, no run

2.2

Coetzee to Gibbs, 1 run, angles down to 3rd man

2.3

Coetzee to Duminy, FOUR, lots of wrist whips this thru square leg, wonderful timing

change in the field now based on that stroke

2.4

Coetzee to Duminy, no run

2.5

Coetzee to Duminy, 2 runs, drives hard wide, but only just, of mid off who fumbles and ends up parrying it allowing a second

2.6

Coetzee to Duminy, 1 run, stands up and runs it down to 3rd man to steal the strike

End of over 3 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 16/1
JP Duminy    7* (6b 1x4)      J Coetzee    2-0-11-1
HH Gibbs    6* (7b 1x4)     

3.1

de Villiers to Duminy, FOUR, gets inside the line and hooks over the head of short 3rd man, poor ball that got what it deserved

3.2

de Villiers to Duminy, 1 run, just opens the fac and steers it wide of the solitary slip, crowd cheering everything the NBT is doing

3.3

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

3.4

de Villiers to Gibbs, FOUR, does his best to kill the umpire as he smacks this straight back down teh wicket

3.5

de Villiers to Gibbs, 2 runs, slides it fine to 3rd man and great running ensures a scond

3.6

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

End of over 4 (11 runs) Cape Cobras 27/1
HH Gibbs    12* (11b 2x4)      CJD de Villiers    2-0-16-0
JP Duminy    12* (8b 2x4)     

4.1

van Schalkwyk to Duminy, no run

4.2

van Schalkwyk to Duminy, 1 run, weights it short and marginally wide of mid off and they scamper thru

4.3

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, no run, good slower ball has Gibbs adjusting last minute and restricting a shot into the covers

4.4

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, no run, brilliant yorker length ball is equally brilliantly dug out by the South African maestro

4.5

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 run, another slower one and he adjusts late and tickles it down to 3rd man

4.6

van Schalkwyk to Duminy, OUT, top edge pull goes hihg to mid wicket where Hendricks hangs on to a good running catch

JP Duminy c Hendricks b van Schalkwyk 13 (17m 11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 118.18

End of over 5 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 29/2
     SC van Schalkwyk    1-0-2-1
HH Gibbs    13* (14b 2x4)     

5.1

du Preez to Ontong, no run

5.2

du Preez to Ontong, 1 run, prods up towards his partner and calls him thru, Gibbs responds and an easy single is accrued

5.3

du Preez to Gibbs, 1 run, stands up and prods down to 3rd man

5.4

du Preez to Ontong, no run

5.5

du Preez to Ontong, no run

5.6

du Preez to Ontong, 1 run, gently does it past his partner once more off the back foot and mid on has to make too much ground as they take another well judged single

End of over 6 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 32/2
JL Ontong    2* (5b)      D du Preez    1-0-3-0
HH Gibbs    14* (15b 2x4)     

6.1

van Schalkwyk to Ontong, 1 run, allows it to run off the face of the bat and away to 3rd man

6.2

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, no run

6.3

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 run, drives to mid off and sets off, needed the dive to make his ground

6.4

van Schalkwyk to Ontong, no run

6.5

van Schalkwyk to Ontong, 2 runs, too full and he can wiat on it and clip it away to mid wkt

6.6

van Schalkwyk to Ontong, 1 run, bit of a slower ball bouncer which is pulled to deep bwd square as he tired to bowl that from the back of the hand

End of over 7 (5 runs) Cape Cobras 37/2
JL Ontong    6* (9b)      SC van Schalkwyk    2-0-7-1
HH Gibbs    15* (17b 2x4)     

7.1

du Preez to Ontong, no run

7.2

du Preez to Ontong, no run

7.3

du Preez to Ontong, 1 run, the usual run to 3rd man

7.4

du Preez to Gibbs, no run

7.5

du Preez to Gibbs, 1 run, drives out to the cover sweeper, been a nice tight over thus far

7.6

du Preez to Ontong, no run, a fine over from du Preez with just 2 miserly runs coming from it

End of over 8 (2 runs) Cape Cobras 39/2
JL Ontong    7* (13b)      D du Preez    2-0-5-0
HH Gibbs    16* (19b 2x4)     

8.1

Bailey to Gibbs, no run

8.2

Bailey to Gibbs, no run

8.3

Bailey to Gibbs, 1 run, drives up to long on

8.4

Bailey to Ontong, 1 run, lapped around to deep square leg

8.5

Bailey to Gibbs, no run

8.6

Bailey to Gibbs, 1 run, dabs up to mid on

End of over 9 (3 runs) Cape Cobras 42/2
HH Gibbs    18* (24b 2x4)      RT Bailey    1-0-3-0
JL Ontong    8* (14b)     

9.1

Tshabalala to Gibbs, no run

9.2

Tshabalala to Gibbs, FOUR, laps it round past a short fine leg, ends up doing the splits as his studs didnt grip on the pitch

9.3

Tshabalala to Gibbs, SIX, down the track and lofts it over long on sending the crowd into raptures as the 50 comes up off 58 balls

9.4

Tshabalala to Gibbs, 1 run, drives up to a wide long off

9.5

Tshabalala to Ontong, 1 run, over the top to mid wkt, not quite timing

9.6

Tshabalala to Gibbs, 1 run, pushes just wide of teh bowler up to long off

End of over 10 (13 runs) Cape Cobras 55/2
HH Gibbs    30* (29b 3x4 1x6)      MS Tshabalala    1-0-13-0
JL Ontong    9* (15b)     

10.1

Bailey to Gibbs, 1 run, quick one up towards mid on

10.2

Bailey to Ontong, SIX, slog sweep sails over teh head of long on who though about jumpring but would have needed a ladder

10.3

Bailey to Ontong, FOUR, too straight now and he whips this to cow corner, one bounce and ver the fence

10.4

Bailey to Ontong, 1 run, off tha back foot jabs it up to long on

10.5

Bailey to Gibbs, 1 run, runs it gently all along the ground up to long on

10.6

Bailey to Ontong, 1 run, too short and is pulled to cow corner but the field is set for the poor ball

End of over 11 (14 runs) Cape Cobras 69/2
JL Ontong    21* (19b 1x4 1x6)      RT Bailey    2-0-17-0
HH Gibbs    32* (31b 3x4 1x6)     

11.1

Elgar to Ontong, no run

11.2

Elgar to Ontong, OUT, down the track and was looking to go inside out over long off but doesnt quite get hold of it and it ends up allowing Bailey to position himself and then wait for a day and a hlaf for the ball to come down, well pouched in the end

JL Ontong c Bailey b Elgar 21 (23m 21b 1x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

11.3

Elgar to Gibbs, 1 run, quick one pushed up towards mid off, looking to get Kleinveldt on strike who's been sent in to smack it a bit me thinks

11.4

Elgar to Kleinveldt, 1 run, drives up to long off to get off the mark

11.5

Elgar to Gibbs, 1 wide, legside

11.5

Elgar to Gibbs, 1 run, laps it round to long leg as it bounced a hint and he had to adjust

11.6

Elgar to Kleinveldt, 2 runs, frees the arms looking to go big as he's been asked to do, doesnt quite get hold of it and it goes up wide of long on

End of over 12 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 75/3
RK Kleinveldt    3* (2b)      D Elgar    1-0-6-1
HH Gibbs    34* (33b 3x4 1x6)     

12.1

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, no run

12.2

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, no run, swing and a miss as he looked to slog that thru mid wkt

12.3

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 wide, short and very wide of off stump

12.3

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 run, quick one out to mid wkt on the circles edge where Coetzee is doing duty

12.4

van Schalkwyk to Kleinveldt, 1 run, nice and full and is helps it to short fine leg but he cannot stop the single

12.5

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 run, down teh track and then adjusts to prod it to extra cover, great batsmenship

12.6

van Schalkwyk to Kleinveldt, FOUR, hoiks it wide of long on pleasing the captain as he does what he's been asked to do

End of over 13 (8 runs) Cape Cobras 83/3
RK Kleinveldt    8* (4b 1x4)      SC van Schalkwyk    3-0-15-1
HH Gibbs    36* (37b 3x4 1x6)     

13.1

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

13.2

de Villiers to Gibbs, FOUR, down the track to chants of lets go herchelle lets go and cracks it over the bowler and away to a straight long off

13.3

de Villiers to Gibbs, FOUR, a touch short and he looks to pull, bottom edge, a scratch really, does just enough to evade teh keeper

13.4

de Villiers to Gibbs, 1 run, uses the feet and the bowler adjust, so does he and taps it up to long off

13.5

de Villiers to Kleinveldt, 1 run, goes back and basically deends off a thick outer half of the bat away to a gully position

13.6

de Villiers to Gibbs, no run

End of over 14 (10 runs) Cape Cobras 93/3
HH Gibbs    45* (42b 5x4 1x6)      CJD de Villiers    3-0-26-0
RK Kleinveldt    9* (5b 1x4)     

14.1

van Schalkwyk to Kleinveldt, 1 run, followed him and he dug it out to extra cvoer

14.2

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, no run

14.3

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, SIX, straight six sails high over the head of teh umpire to bring up the ton of 90 balls and his 50 off 44

14.4

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 run, smacked to extra cover

14.5

van Schalkwyk to Kleinveldt, OUT, looking to go over cow corner but lands a meter short

RK Kleinveldt c Coetzee b van Schalkwyk 9 (15m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 128.57

14.6

van Schalkwyk to Gibbs, 1 run, prods to cover point

End of over 15 (9 runs) Cape Cobras 102/4
HH Gibbs    53* (46b 5x4 2x6)      SC van Schalkwyk    4-0-24-2
H Davids    0* (0b)     

15.1

Elgar to Gibbs, 1 run, a touch short and is pulled on the bounce to deep bwd square leg

15.2

Elgar to Davids, no run

15.3

Elgar to Davids, 1 run, makes some room to work it out to cover point as the bowler jammed him up

15.4

Elgar to Gibbs, 1 run, prods to mid on

15.5

Elgar to Davids, 1 run, fired in and he leans back to drive out to the cover sweeper

15.6

Elgar to Gibbs, no run

End of over 16 (4 runs) Cape Cobras 106/4
HH Gibbs    55* (49b 5x4 2x6)      D Elgar    2-0-10-1
H Davids    2* (3b)     

16.1

Coetzee to Davids, no run

16.2

Coetzee to Davids, OUT, leans back and looks to go over teh extra cvoer fence, not quite and Elgra is round from long on to hold onto a good catch

H Davids c Elgar b Coetzee 2 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

16.3

Coetzee to Gibbs, FOUR, a hint short and he short arm jabs it round to long leg, wonderful timing

16.4

Coetzee to Gibbs, 1 run, full and he drives up to long off

16.5

Coetzee to Philander, no run

16.6

Coetzee to Philander, 1 run, angles to 3rd man ever so gently

End of over 17 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 112/5
VD Philander    1* (2b)      J Coetzee    3-0-17-2
HH Gibbs    60* (51b 6x4 2x6)     

17.1

du Preez to Philander, 1 run, chopped to bwd point and they attempt a suicide run that they get away with

17.2

du Preez to Gibbs, 1 run, cross bat only goes as far as mid wkt on the circle

17.3

du Preez to Philander, 1 run, some bounce and he helps it to 3rd man

17.4

du Preez to Gibbs, 1 run, digs out the yorker up towards long on

17.5

du Preez to Philander, 1 run, hits back at his partner who takes it on the bat and it goes away to mid wkt

17.6

du Preez to Gibbs, 1 run, down the track and he's got it full which means he can only drag it up to long on, good over

End of over 18 (6 runs) Cape Cobras 118/5
HH Gibbs    63* (54b 6x4 2x6)      D du Preez    3-0-11-0
VD Philander    4* (5b)     

18.1

Coetzee to Gibbs, 1 run, drags this up to long on, ball not quite coming onto the bat

18.2

Coetzee to Philander, 1 run, into his pads and he digs it away to sqwuare leg

18.3

Coetzee to Gibbs, SIX, gets under it down on a knee and lofts if over the head of long off, well back into the crowd

18.4

Coetzee to Gibbs, 1 run, drives up to long on , slightly upish but wide of the bowler

18.5

Coetzee to Philander, 1 run, looks to get it very fine delicately past the short 3rd man but not quite daintly enough

18.6

Coetzee to Gibbs, 2 runs, swiped round to long leg

End of over 19 (12 runs) Cape Cobras 130/5
HH Gibbs    73* (58b 6x4 3x6)      J Coetzee    4-0-29-2
VD Philander    6* (7b)     

19.1

du Preez to Philander, 2 runs, smacks it up to long on, Gibbs is like a whippet and just sneaks back as the direct hit called for the 3rd umpire to get involved

19.2

du Preez to Philander, 1 run, clouts it up to long on

19.3

du Preez to Gibbs, FOUR, across his stumps and tickles it past the short fine leg

19.4

du Preez to Gibbs, 2 runs, pushed straigh to Dippenaar at extra cover who had a go but shouldnt have and an overthrow is allowed

19.5

du Preez to Gibbs, 2 runs, dragged to mid wkt and they easily get back

19.6

du Preez to Gibbs, SIX, plants the foot and it sails over the mid wicket fence

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (17 runs) Cape Cobras 147/5
HH Gibbs    87* (62b 7x4 4x6)      D du Preez    4-0-28-0
VD Philander    9* (9b)     
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