ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC Under-19 World Cup - Group B

South Africa Under-19s v West Indies Under-19s

South Africa Under-19s won by 3 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)

Toss: West Indies have won the toss and will be batting.

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live ball-by-ball coverage of the Under-19 World Cup match between South Africa and West Indies.

I am Binoy George and I will take you through today's proceedings.

Here we go the players are out in the middle. It will be Powell and Barath to open the innings. Powell will be facing Parnell.

0.1

Parnell to Powell, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

0.2

Parnell to Powell, no run, nice shape and short of a length delivery outside the off stump, beats the bat.

0.3

Parnell to Powell, no run, another good delivery outside the off stump, beats the bat once again.

0.4

Parnell to Powell, no run, defended to the onside.

0.5

Parnell to Powell, no run, on a good length in the corridor outside the off stump, watchfully left alone.

0.6

Parnell to Powell, no run, lovely delivery back of a length, moves away slightly to beat the outside edge.

End of a good first over. It will be Mathew Arnold to share the attack.

End of over 1 (maiden) West Indies Under-19s 0/0
KOA Powell    0* (6b)      WD Parnell    1-1-0-0
AB Barath    0* (0b)     

1.1

Arnold to Barath, 2 runs, first runs, fuller and on the legs, works it to deep-backward square leg for couple of runs.

1.2

Arnold to Barath, 1 run, pushes forward and plays down to thirdman for a single.

coming round the wicket.

1.3

Arnold to Powell, no run, a probing length outside the off stump, back of a length delivery, beats the bat.

1.4

Arnold to Powell, FOUR, short ball and Powell rocks back and pulls well in front of square leg to the fence.

1.5

Arnold to Powell, no run, nice and tight line from Arnold, gives no room, plays it back down the track.

1.6

Arnold to Powell, no run, lovely delivery on a good length, nice shape away from the bat as Powell looks to drive through the off side, gets beaten.

End of over 2 (7 runs) West Indies Under-19s 7/0
KOA Powell    4* (10b 1x4)      M Arnold    1-0-7-0
AB Barath    3* (2b)     

2.1

Parnell to Barath, no run, defended to the onside.

2.2

Parnell to Barath, 1 run, full and on the legs, flicks it to fine leg.

2.3

Parnell to Powell, 1 no ball, fuller and on a good length but Parnell oversteps.

Free hit coming up.

2.3

Parnell to Powell, no run, keeps it full and shaping away, drives and misses, wastes the free hit.

2.4

Parnell to Powell, FOUR, this time he puts away another full delivery outside the off stump, hits it over covers to the fence, lovely shot this time.

2.5

Parnell to Powell, no run, fuller and swinging away, goes after it and gets beaten.

2.6

Parnell to Powell, no run, another wonderful delivery outside the off stump, swinging away, Powell has another swing and misses.

End of over 3 (6 runs) West Indies Under-19s 13/0
KOA Powell    8* (15b 2x4)      WD Parnell    2-1-6-0
AB Barath    4* (4b)     

3.1

Arnold to Barath, no run, looking to work it through the onside, takes the pad outside the line and the ball goes behind the wicket.

3.2

Arnold to Barath, 1 run, tucks it around the corner to fine leg for an easy single.

3.3

Arnold to Powell, 1 no ball, defends with an angled bat to point, Arnold oversteps.

Free hit coming up.

3.3

Arnold to Powell, no run, misses another one, fuller outside the off stump, Powell swings but cannot get any contact.

3.4

Arnold to Powell, no run, pushes to the onside.

3.5

Arnold to Powell, 1 run, heaves it across to the onside for a single.

Batsmen looking to attack.

3.6

Arnold to Barath, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 4 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 16/0
AB Barath    5* (7b)      M Arnold    2-0-10-0
KOA Powell    9* (19b 2x4)     

4.1

Parnell to Powell, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside the off stump, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to thirdman for a single.

4.2

Parnell to Barath, no run, moves back and cuts straight into the ground to backward point.

4.3

Parnell to Barath, no run, short rising delivery and Barath gets up on his toes, off the glove to the off side.

4.4

Parnell to Barath, 1 run, turns it around the corner to fine leg for a single.

4.5

Parnell to Powell, no run, pitches back of a length and dies through to the keeper, keeps low, goes under the bat as Powell plays at it.

4.6

Parnell to Powell, 1 run, drives to cover for a single.

End of over 5 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 19/0
KOA Powell    11* (22b 2x4)      WD Parnell    3-1-9-0
AB Barath    6* (10b)     

5.1

Arnold to Powell, FOUR, up and over backward point to the fence, fuller outside the off stump, slices it in the air.

5.2

Arnold to Powell, no run, driven to backward point.

5.3

Arnold to Powell, 1 no ball, short rising delivery outside the off stump, defends with an angled bat to backward point, Arnold oversteps.

Free hit

5.3

Arnold to Powell, 1 leg bye, pitches it short of a length and coming in, goes for the pull and misses, they scamper through for a leg bye.

5.4

Arnold to Barath, no run, defended to the off side.

5.5

Arnold to Barath, 3 runs, short of a length delivery, moves back and punches through cover-point to the deep.

5.6

Arnold to Powell, FOUR, short delivery and Powell pulls well behind square leg to the fence.

End of over 6 (13 runs) West Indies Under-19s 32/0
KOA Powell    19* (27b 4x4)      M Arnold    3-0-22-0
AB Barath    9* (12b)     

6.1

Parnell to Barath, FOUR, driven down the ground through mid-off to the fence. It was a pitched up delivery.

6.2

Parnell to Barath, no run, another pitched up delivery outside the off stump, square drives to the right of backward point.

6.3

Parnell to Barath, no run, good ball pitches and comes in, ball strikes the pad outside the line as Barath lets the ball go.

6.4

Parnell to Barath, no run

6.5

Parnell to Barath, no run, defended to the off side.

6.6

Parnell to Barath, no run, up on his toes and pushes backward of point straight to the fielder.

End of over 7 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 36/0
AB Barath    13* (18b 1x4)      WD Parnell    4-1-13-0
KOA Powell    19* (27b 4x4)     

7.1

Arnold to Powell, no run, good length delivery coming in, blocked on the track.

7.2

Arnold to Powell, no run, bad line down the leg side, plays and misses.

7.3

Arnold to Powell, 1 run, moves forward and pushes with an angled bat square of the wicket on the off side for a single.

7.4

Arnold to Barath, no run, off the pad and almost drags the ball onto the stumps.

7.5

Arnold to Barath, FOUR, slower delivery outside the off stump, goes quicker of the bat, driven nicely in the gap between extra cover and mid-off.

Arnold stops himself from releasing the ball as he missed his run-up, tries again.

7.6

Arnold to Barath, 1 wide, down the leg side, signaled a wide.

7.6

Arnold to Barath, no run, pushes to the off side to end the over.

End of over 8 (6 runs) West Indies Under-19s 42/0
AB Barath    17* (21b 2x4)      M Arnold    4-0-28-0
KOA Powell    20* (30b 4x4)     

8.1

Parnell to Powell, FOUR, moves forward and lofts the ball over cover to the fence, put away in style.

8.2

Parnell to Powell, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman for a single.

8.3

Parnell to Barath, 2 runs, a thickish edge through square leg to the deep.

8.4

Parnell to Barath, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to extra cover.

8.5

Parnell to Barath, no run, slower delivery and Barath seems to have got some bat but the ball drops short of the keeper.

8.6

Parnell to Barath, 2 leg byes, off the pad and the ball goes to fine leg, brings up the 50 for West Indies in quick time.

End of over 9 (9 runs) West Indies Under-19s 51/0
AB Barath    19* (25b 2x4)      WD Parnell    5-1-20-0
KOA Powell    26* (32b 5x4)     

9.1

Arnold to Powell, no run, fuller delivery driven to mid-on.

9.2

Arnold to Powell, no run, back of a length delivery which does not bounce much, keeps low, swings and misses.

9.3

Arnold to Powell, FOUR, stands up and cuts well through extra cover to the fence.

9.4

Arnold to Powell, SIX, another big hit down the ground, lofts it high and over long off fence for maximum.

9.5

Arnold to Powell, FOUR, another boundary, fuller outside the off stump, driven in the air through point to the fence.

9.6

Arnold to Powell, no run, driven back down the track, off the shin of Arnold to the onside.

Second powerplay taken.

End of over 10 (14 runs) West Indies Under-19s 65/0
KOA Powell    40* (38b 7x4 1x6)      M Arnold    5-0-42-0
AB Barath    19* (25b 2x4)     

10.1

Parnell to Barath, OUT, short of a length and bit wide, angled across, Barath cuts and gets an edge and Barnes dives to his right and takes a good catch.

AB Barath c †Barnes b Parnell 19 (26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 73.07

Jacobs is the new batsman.

10.2

Parnell to Jacobs, no run, strikes high on the pad as he looks to defend.

10.3

Parnell to Jacobs, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

10.4

Parnell to Jacobs, no run, moves back and pushes to mid-on.

10.5

Parnell to Jacobs, no run, short of length delivery, defends to the onside.

10.6

Parnell to Jacobs, OUT, fuller delivery and Jacobs looking to drive, gets an inside edge onto the pads and the ball lobs up back to the bowler.

SA Jacobs c & b Parnell 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Good over from Arnold, picking up two wickets.

End of over 11 (wicket maiden) West Indies Under-19s 65/2
     WD Parnell    6-2-20-2
KOA Powell    40* (38b 7x4 1x6)     

11.1

Pienaar to Powell, FOUR, Powell continues in his style of batting, pitched up delivery driven well down the ground.

11.2

Pienaar to Powell, no run

11.3

Pienaar to Powell, 1 run, outside edge down to thirdman.

11.4

Pienaar to Brooks, no run, good ball angled across, left alone thorugh to the keeper.

11.5

Pienaar to Brooks, no run, right in the block-hole, dug out to the off side.

11.6

Pienaar to Brooks, FOUR, full and on the legs, flicked to backward square leg fence.

Another bowling change, Roy Adams comes on.

End of over 12 (9 runs) West Indies Under-19s 74/2
SSJ Brooks    4* (3b 1x4)      AJ Pienaar    1-0-9-0
KOA Powell    45* (41b 8x4 1x6)     

12.1

Adams to Powell, FOUR, full and into the pads, Powell flicks it in the air to square leg fence.

12.2

Adams to Powell, no run, moves forward and defends to the onside.

12.3

Adams to Powell, 1 run, loud appeal for lbw, turned down, inside edge onto the pads.

12.4

Adams to Brooks, no run, good ball shapes away outside the off stump, beats the bat.

12.5

Adams to Brooks, no run, good length delivery defended to point.

12.6

Adams to Brooks, 1 run, opens the face off the bat on the front foot and runs it down to thirdman for a single.

End of over 13 (6 runs) West Indies Under-19s 80/2
SSJ Brooks    5* (6b 1x4)      RA Adams    1-0-6-0
KOA Powell    50* (44b 9x4 1x6)     

13.1

Pienaar to Brooks, no run, fuller delivery driven to mid-off.

13.2

Pienaar to Brooks, 1 run, plays with an angled bat to backward point, slight misfield allows the run.

13.3

Pienaar to Powell, 1 run, fuller delivery driven down the ground to long off for a single.

13.4

Pienaar to Brooks, no run, good looking drive from Brooks for no run as it was played along the ground straight to the fielder at extra cover.

Barnes stands up at the wicket.

13.5

Pienaar to Brooks, 1 run, slower delivery, the ball takes the edge as Brooks looks to work it in front of the wicket on the onside, the ball goes behind the wicket.

13.6

Pienaar to Powell, no run, good length delivery defended with a straight bat to the onside, Pienaar moves across and fields the ball.

End of over 14 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 83/2
KOA Powell    51* (46b 9x4 1x6)      AJ Pienaar    2-0-8-0
SSJ Brooks    7* (10b 1x4)     

14.1

Adams to Brooks, no run, length delivery pitches and moves away slightly, defended to the off side.

14.2

Adams to Brooks, no run, pushes to the onside, looking for a single, fielder in quickly prevents the run.

14.3

Adams to Brooks, OUT, wide outside the off stump and Brooks drives on the up, a thickish outside edge to backward point and Rossouw takes the catch.

SSJ Brooks c Rossouw b Adams 7 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 53.84

Match State: Drinks

14.4

Adams to Creary, no run, defended to the off side.

14.5

Adams to Creary, no run, comes forward and defends once again to the off side.

14.6

Adams to Creary, no run, good length delivery blocked square of the wicket on the off side.

Time for the third powerplay and they take it.

End of over 15 (wicket maiden) West Indies Under-19s 83/3
AS Creary    0* (3b)      RA Adams    2-1-6-1
KOA Powell    51* (46b 9x4 1x6)     

15.1

Pienaar to Powell, no run, played back to the bowler.

15.2

Pienaar to Powell, no run, worked to the onside.

15.3

Pienaar to Powell, 2 runs, works it of his pads through square leg to the deep.

15.4

Pienaar to Powell, OUT, lofts it in the air down the ground to long off and Arnold takes the catch.

KOA Powell c Arnold b Pienaar 53 (50b 9x4 1x6) SR: 106.00

West Indies after a good start are falling apart. Bravo brother of Dawyne Bravo comes into bat.

15.5

Pienaar to Creary, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the onside.

15.6

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, good length delivery defended back to the bowler.

End of over 16 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 86/4
DM Bravo    0* (1b)      AJ Pienaar    3-0-10-1
AS Creary    0* (4b)     

16.1

Adams to Creary, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

16.2

Adams to Creary, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump as he moves forward.

16.3

Adams to Creary, no run, driven along the ground straight to the fielder to extra cover.

16.4

Adams to Creary, no run, plays with an angled bat behind the wicket.

16.5

Adams to Creary, no run, once again played to the same area.

16.6

Adams to Creary, no run, back of a length delivery defended with an angled bat to short thirdman.

Change in the bowling, Arnold coming back into the attack, will be bowling round the wicket to Bravo.

End of over 17 (maiden) West Indies Under-19s 86/4
AS Creary    0* (10b)      RA Adams    3-2-6-1
DM Bravo    0* (1b)     

17.1

Arnold to Bravo, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

17.2

Arnold to Bravo, no run, looking to punch it through the off side, mistimes it.

17.3

Arnold to Bravo, no run, fuller delivery outside the off stump, driven to point.

17.4

Arnold to Bravo, no run, back of a length delivery and Bravo gets behind it and defends with an angled bat to backward of point.

17.5

Arnold to Bravo, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

17.6

Arnold to Bravo, FOUR, driven on the up in the gap wide of mid-off to the fence.

End of over 18 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 90/4
DM Bravo    4* (7b 1x4)      M Arnold    6-0-47-0
AS Creary    0* (10b)     

18.1

Adams to Creary, no run, comes on the front foot and blocks it to the off side.

18.2

Adams to Creary, no run, pushes to mid-on.

18.3

Adams to Creary, no run, good slower delivery wide outside the off stump, Creary lost the ball for a moment, blocks it at the last minute to the off side.

18.4

Adams to Creary, no run, defended to the off side.

18.5

Adams to Creary, no run, up on his toes and pushes backward of point.

18.6

Adams to Creary, no run, alomost a return catch as Creary pushes at the delivery, goes right of the bowler.

South Africa are in control of the innings at the moment.

End of over 19 (4 runs, maiden) West Indies Under-19s 90/4
AS Creary    0* (16b)      RA Adams    4-3-6-1
DM Bravo    4* (7b 1x4)     

19.1

Arnold to Bravo, no run, back of a length delivery defended to the off side.

19.2

Arnold to Bravo, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump.

19.2

Arnold to Bravo, no run, defended to the onside.

19.3

Arnold to Bravo, FOUR, beautifully picked up, flicks it nicely in the air in front of square leg to the fence.

19.4

Arnold to Bravo, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

19.5

Arnold to Bravo, no run, fuller and swinging away, goes after it and gets beaten, was a fraction wide.

19.6

Arnold to Bravo, no run, good length delivery defended to mid-on.

End of over 20 (5 runs) West Indies Under-19s 95/4
DM Bravo    8* (13b 2x4)      M Arnold    7-0-52-0
AS Creary    0* (16b)     

20.1

Malan to Creary, FOUR, nice juicy half-volley, clears his leg and lifts it down the ground to long on fence.

20.2

Malan to Creary, no run, swinging in, defended to the off side.

20.3

Malan to Creary, no run, good ball coming in, defended to the off side.

20.4

Malan to Creary, no run, good ball swinging in, defends down the track.

20.5

Malan to Creary, no run, full outside the off stump and Creary pushes with an angled bat to point.

20.6

Malan to Creary, no run, slower delivery defended to the off side.

End of over 21 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 99/4
AS Creary    4* (22b 1x4)      PJ Malan    1-0-4-0
DM Bravo    8* (13b 2x4)     

21.1

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, plays with an angled bat to gully.

21.2

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, good tight line from Pienaar, defends to the off side.

21.3

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, lovely delivery outside the off stump, beats the bat as Bravo plays forward.

Barnes is standing up.

21.4

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, back of a length delivery and once again beats the bat, Barnes fumbles the take.

21.5

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, driven straight to the fielder at extra cover.

21.6

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, moves back and works to the onside.

End of over 22 (maiden) West Indies Under-19s 99/4
DM Bravo    8* (19b 2x4)      AJ Pienaar    4-1-10-1
AS Creary    4* (22b 1x4)     

22.1

Malan to Creary, 1 wide, down the leg side, signaled wide, brings up the 100 for West Indies.

22.1

Malan to Creary, no run, defended to the off side.

22.2

Malan to Creary, no run, too wide outside the off stump.

22.3

Malan to Creary, no run, punches off the back foot to mid-off.

22.4

Malan to Creary, 1 run, inside edges square of the wicket on the onside.

22.5

Malan to Bravo, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

22.6

Malan to Creary, no run, defended with an angled bat square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 23 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 102/4
AS Creary    5* (27b 1x4)      PJ Malan    2-0-7-0
DM Bravo    9* (20b 2x4)     

23.1

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, on the middle stump, Bravo goes back and defends

23.2

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, on the off stump, fuller in length. Bravo comes onto the front foot and drives, a diving effort at mid off averts a run

23.3

Pienaar to Bravo, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the front foot

23.4

Pienaar to Bravo, OUT, outside the off stump, nipping away a touch. Kisses the outside edge of Bravo's bat, who has left it to dry

DM Bravo c †Barnes b Pienaar 9 (24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Shakoya Thomas whose fave player is Jacques Kallis has come to bat

23.5

Pienaar to SE Thomas, no run, outside the off stump, Shakoya takes a long stride forward and lets it go to the keeper

23.6

Pienaar to SE Thomas, no run, outside the off stump, a hint of wild swing on the ball. Shacoya lets it go to the keeper again

End of over 24 (wicket maiden) West Indies Under-19s 102/5
SE Thomas    0* (2b)      AJ Pienaar    5-2-10-2
AS Creary    5* (27b 1x4)     

24.1

Malan to Creary, no run, on the off stump, fuller in length. Creary comes onto the front foot and defends

24.2

Malan to Creary, no run, outside the off stump, drives to mid off

24.3

Malan to Creary, no run, on the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to cover

24.4

Malan to Creary, no run, outside the off stump, lets it go

24.5

Malan to Creary, no run, outside the off stump, beats the outside edge of the bat

24.6

Malan to Creary, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and defends

Two maidens on a trot now

End of over 25 (maiden) West Indies Under-19s 102/5
AS Creary    5* (33b 1x4)      PJ Malan    3-1-7-0
SE Thomas    0* (2b)     

25.1

Pienaar to SE Thomas, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and defends

25.2

Pienaar to SE Thomas, no run, outside the off stump, goes onto the front foot and pushes to backward point

25.3

Pienaar to SE Thomas, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to mid on

25.4

Pienaar to SE Thomas, 1 run, short on the leg stump, plays with the soft hands and sets off, fielder running in from square leg throws the ball a little wide of the left hand of the keeper, who fails to gather it or else it could have been close

25.5

Pienaar to Creary, no run, on the off stump, defends

25.6

Pienaar to Creary, no run, outside the off stump, covers the line and pushes to mid wicket. Risky shots these are

End of over 26 (1 run) West Indies Under-19s 103/5
AS Creary    5* (35b 1x4)      AJ Pienaar    6-2-11-2
SE Thomas    1* (6b)     

26.1

Malan to SE Thomas, 1 run, outside the off stump, played with deft touch to third man for a single

26.2

Malan to Creary, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to square leg and sets off again, risky singles as the direct hit would have certainly found him out of the crease

26.3

Malan to SE Thomas, no run

26.4

Malan to SE Thomas, FOUR, on the off stump, slower in pace. Shakoya has time to dislodge it over mid wicket with a flourish

26.5

Malan to SE Thomas, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the front foot to cover

26.6

Malan to SE Thomas, FOUR, outside the off stump, fuller in length. Shakoya crouches and crashes it over covers for a boundary. Traces of aggression visible now

End of over 27 (10 runs) West Indies Under-19s 113/5
SE Thomas    10* (11b 2x4)      PJ Malan    4-1-17-0
AS Creary    6* (36b 1x4)     

27.1

Pienaar to Creary, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

27.2

Pienaar to Creary, FOUR, pushes at a back of a length delivery, the outside edge goes in between the keeper and short thirdman to the fence.

27.3

Pienaar to Creary, no run, driven to the off side.

27.4

Pienaar to Creary, no run, worked square of the wicket on the onside.

27.5

Pienaar to Creary, no run, off the thigh pad and to the onside.

27.6

Pienaar to Creary, no run, plays it back down the track.

End of over 28 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 117/5
AS Creary    10* (42b 2x4)      AJ Pienaar    7-2-15-2
SE Thomas    10* (11b 2x4)     

28.1

Malan to SE Thomas, no run, good slower delivery, defended to the onside.

28.2

Malan to SE Thomas, no run, bowling a tight line and Thomas defends back down the track.

28.3

Malan to SE Thomas, SIX, that goes all the way, lofts it high and over long on fence for maximum.

28.4

Malan to SE Thomas, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

28.5

Malan to SE Thomas, no run, wide outside the off stump.

28.6

Malan to SE Thomas, no run, slower delivery pushed to the off side, fielder from extra cover slides and fields well.

End of over 29 (6 runs) West Indies Under-19s 123/5
SE Thomas    16* (17b 2x4 1x6)      PJ Malan    5-1-23-0
AS Creary    10* (42b 2x4)     

29.1

Pienaar to Creary, no run, punches to cover on the front foot.

29.2

Pienaar to Creary, no run, once again plays to cover.

Creary has been tied down by some tight bowling.

29.3

Pienaar to Creary, FOUR, another outside edge and the ball flies through the gap to thirdman fence, Pienaar is frustrated.

29.4

Pienaar to Creary, no run, good looking forcing shot but unable to find the gap.

29.5

Pienaar to Creary, no run, good ball angled across, left alone outside the off stump.

29.6

Pienaar to Creary, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

End of over 30 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 127/5
AS Creary    14* (48b 3x4)      AJ Pienaar    8-2-19-2
SE Thomas    16* (17b 2x4 1x6)     

30.1

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

30.2

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, beats the bat.

30.3

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, wide outside the off stump, cut well but cannot find the gap.

30.4

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, back of a length delivery outside the off stump, plays and misses.

30.5

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman.

30.6

Adams to Creary, 1 run, another outside edge of Creary's bat to thirdman.

Vallie is the new bowler.

End of over 31 (2 runs) West Indies Under-19s 129/5
AS Creary    15* (49b 3x4)      RA Adams    5-3-8-1
SE Thomas    17* (22b 2x4 1x6)     

31.1

Vallie to Creary, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

31.2

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, nicely flighted outside the off stump, comes forward and defends to the off side.

31.3

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, slightly shorter, driven back.

31.4

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, moves back and pushes to the onside, thinking of a single, fielder in quickly prevents the single.

31.5

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

31.6

Vallie to SE Thomas, 1 run, moves back and punches to deep-mid on for a single.

Match State: Drinks

End of over 32 (2 runs) West Indies Under-19s 131/5
SE Thomas    18* (27b 2x4 1x6)      MY Vallie    1-0-2-0
AS Creary    16* (50b 3x4)     

32.1

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, plays to point with an angled bat.

32.2

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, pushes to the off side.

32.3

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, drifting on the pads and worked to square leg.

32.4

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, mistimes the drive to mid-off.

32.5

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, plays softly to midwicket and takes off for a quick single.

32.6

Adams to Creary, 1 run, OUT, RUN OUT! Pushes square behind the wicket past the backward point to the deep, Vallie running in from the deep sweeps in the ball and in one action throws it to Barnes right next to the stumps, who breaks it, referred to third umpire, given out.

AS Creary run out 17 (51b 3x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Wonderful piece of fielding.

End of over 33 (2 runs) West Indies Under-19s 133/5
     RA Adams    6-3-10-1
SE Thomas    19* (32b 2x4 1x6)     

33.1

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run

33.2

Vallie to SE Thomas, 1 run, played to the onside.

33.3

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run

33.4

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run

33.5

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run

33.6

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

The ball is changed after 34 overs.

End of over 34 (1 run) West Indies Under-19s 134/6
DC Thomas    0* (4b)      MY Vallie    2-0-3-0
SE Thomas    20* (34b 2x4 1x6)     

34.1

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, quick single taken on the onside.

34.2

Adams to DC Thomas, no run, good ball ooming in, inside edges onto his foot.

34.3

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, plays softly to mid-on for a quick single.

34.4

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, driven to mid-on.

34.5

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, heaves it across to the onside to wide mid-on.

34.6

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman.

End of over 35 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 138/6
DC Thomas    2* (7b)      RA Adams    7-3-14-1
SE Thomas    22* (37b 2x4 1x6)     

35.1

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, pushes to the onside.

35.2

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, pushes forward and takes it on the pad

35.3

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

35.4

Vallie to DC Thomas, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

35.5

Vallie to SE Thomas, 1 run, moves back and plays with an angled bat to backward point.

35.6

Vallie to DC Thomas, 1 run

End of over 36 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 141/6
DC Thomas    4* (12b)      MY Vallie    3-0-6-0
SE Thomas    23* (38b 2x4 1x6)     

36.1

Adams to DC Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

36.2

Adams to DC Thomas, no run, drifts onto the pads, plays and misses.

36.3

Adams to DC Thomas, no run, another play and miss, this time outside the off stump.

36.4

Adams to DC Thomas, FOUR, good shot, releases the pressure, lifts it over mid-on and the ball goes into the fence.

36.5

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to thirdman.

36.6

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

End of over 37 (5 runs) West Indies Under-19s 146/6
SE Thomas    23* (39b 2x4 1x6)      RA Adams    8-3-19-1
DC Thomas    9* (17b 1x4)     

37.1

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump, appeal for stumping, referred to the third umpire, the green light flashes.

37.2

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, driven back to the bowler, some aggresion as the bowler throws the ball back to the keeper.

37.3

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run

37.4

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

37.5

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, moves forward and pushes to mid-on.

37.6

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

End of over 38 (maiden) West Indies Under-19s 146/6
DC Thomas    9* (23b 1x4)      MY Vallie    4-1-6-0
SE Thomas    23* (39b 2x4 1x6)     

38.1

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, pushes wide of mid-on for a single.

38.2

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, moves forward and play with an angled bat to deep-backward point, Devon Thomas was coming back for the second run but Sacoya Thomas was stay put in the crease, lucky the throw came to the keeper.

38.3

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, worked to the onside.

38.4

Adams to DC Thomas, no run, defended to the off side.

38.5

Adams to DC Thomas, no run, worked to midwicket.

38.6

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, ,moves back and plays in the air to the right of the bowler and down the ground to long on.

150 comes up for West Indies. Parnell comes back into the attack.

End of over 39 (4 runs) West Indies Under-19s 150/6
DC Thomas    11* (27b 1x4)      RA Adams    9-3-23-1
SE Thomas    25* (41b 2x4 1x6)     

39.1

Parnell to DC Thomas, no run, good ball back of a length and angled across, beats the outside edge.

39.2

Parnell to DC Thomas, no run, mistimes the shot to the off side.

39.3

Parnell to DC Thomas, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to thirdman.

39.4

Parnell to SE Thomas, 1 run, pulled to deep-midwicket

39.5

Parnell to DC Thomas, no run

39.6

Parnell to DC Thomas, 1 run, played to the onside.

End of over 40 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 153/6
DC Thomas    13* (32b 1x4)      WD Parnell    7-2-23-2
SE Thomas    26* (42b 2x4 1x6)     

40.1

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, pushed to the off side.

40.2

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, driven to the sweeper cover, gives himself some room.

40.3

Adams to DC Thomas, 1 run, dug out to the onside.

40.4

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, good ball right in the block-hole, dug out back on the track.

40.5

Adams to SE Thomas, no run, keeps it full, mistimes the drive back to the bowler.

40.6

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 no ball, swings and looks to go big through the off side, outside edge to thirdman, Thomas in the process of completing the shot seems to have twisted his shoulder as he falls down on the track.

The physio is out there now looking at Thomas, all seems fine and play resumes. Adams has infact overstepped so now we have a free hit.

40.6

Adams to SE Thomas, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 41 (5 runs) West Indies Under-19s 158/6
SE Thomas    28* (47b 2x4 1x6)      RA Adams    10-3-28-1
DC Thomas    15* (34b 1x4)     

41.1

Parnell to SE Thomas, 1 run, full toss driven to long off.

41.2

Parnell to DC Thomas, FOUR, good shot, flicks it in the air past the short midwicket to the fence, that was timed well.

41.3

Parnell to DC Thomas, no run, good length delivery defended back down the track.

41.4

Parnell to DC Thomas, no run, almost chops the ball back onto the stumps.

41.5

Parnell to DC Thomas, 2 runs, makes room and upper cuts, the ball goes straight up in the air down to thirdman.

41.6

Parnell to DC Thomas, 1 run, worked to long leg for a single.

End of over 42 (8 runs) West Indies Under-19s 166/6
DC Thomas    22* (39b 2x4)      WD Parnell    8-2-31-2
SE Thomas    29* (48b 2x4 1x6)     

42.1

Malan to DC Thomas, no run, fuller delivery outside the off stump, driven square of the wicket on the off side, outstanding save at backward point.

42.2

Malan to DC Thomas, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

42.3

Malan to SE Thomas, 2 runs, driven down the ground to long on.

42.4

Malan to SE Thomas, no run

42.5

Malan to SE Thomas, SIX, hit well over long on fence for maximum.

42.6

Malan to SE Thomas, no run

End of over 43 (9 runs) West Indies Under-19s 175/6
SE Thomas    37* (52b 2x4 2x6)      PJ Malan    6-1-32-0
DC Thomas    23* (41b 2x4)     

43.1

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run

43.2

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, played back to the bowler.

43.3

Vallie to DC Thomas, FOUR, good work from Devon Thomas, sweeps it well over short fine leg to the fence.

43.4

Vallie to DC Thomas, no run, moves forward and works to midwicket.

43.5

Vallie to DC Thomas, 1 run, lovely fielding as Thomas works in front of square leg, dives and stops the ball.

43.6

Vallie to SE Thomas, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the off side for another single.

South Africa players fielding well diving left and right.

End of over 44 (6 runs) West Indies Under-19s 181/6
SE Thomas    38* (53b 2x4 2x6)      MY Vallie    5-1-12-0
DC Thomas    28* (46b 3x4)     

44.1

Malan to SE Thomas, 1 run, pushes softly to midwicket for a single.

44.2

Malan to DC Thomas, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

44.3

Malan to DC Thomas, FOUR, lovely shot, driven nicely in the air over extra cover and to the fence, that was wonderfully played.

44.4

Malan to DC Thomas, 2 runs, turns it around behind square leg.

44.5

Malan to DC Thomas, 1 run, full toss swung in the air to deep-midwicket, short of the fielder.

44.6

Malan to SE Thomas, no run

End of over 45 (8 runs) West Indies Under-19s 189/6
SE Thomas    39* (55b 2x4 2x6)      PJ Malan    7-1-40-0
DC Thomas    35* (50b 4x4)     

45.1

Vallie to DC Thomas, SIX, a massive hit, picks it up and swings it high and over midwicket fence.

45.2

Vallie to DC Thomas, FOUR, good shot through the off side, driven well of the back foot through extra cover to the fence.

45.3

Vallie to DC Thomas, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

45.4

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, blocked on the track.

45.5

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, quicker delivery played back to the bowler.

45.6

Vallie to SE Thomas, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

End of over 46 (11 runs) West Indies Under-19s 200/6
SE Thomas    39* (58b 2x4 2x6)      MY Vallie    6-1-23-0
DC Thomas    46* (53b 5x4 1x6)     

46.1

Pienaar to DC Thomas, 1 bye, full and outside the off stump, plays and misses, Barnes too misses.

46.2

Pienaar to SE Thomas, 2 no balls, full toss above waist, signaled a noball.

46.2

Pienaar to DC Thomas, 2 runs, low full toss driven in the air just over the in-field to the deep.

46.3

Pienaar to DC Thomas, 1 run, another full toss, mistimes in the air to long on.

46.4

Pienaar to SE Thomas, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

46.5

Pienaar to DC Thomas, FOUR, a cheeky shot, brings up his 50, moves across his stumps and laps it around past the short fine leg to the fence.

46.6

Pienaar to DC Thomas, OUT, makes room and looks to go big, misses it completely and Barnes does well collects it and whips off the bails.

DC Thomas st †Barnes b Pienaar 53 (57b 6x4 1x6) SR: 92.98

Devon Thomas goes after a good knock.

End of over 47 (11 runs) West Indies Under-19s 211/7
     AJ Pienaar    9-2-29-3
SE Thomas    40* (60b 2x4 2x6)     

47.1

Parnell to SE Thomas, no run, plays to the onside.

47.2

Parnell to SE Thomas, OUT, makes room and looks to push through the off side, misses it and the ball knocks back the stumps, Shacaya Thomas goes after a good knock.

SE Thomas b Parnell 41 (63b 2x4 2x6) SR: 65.07

Parnell picks up his third wicket. Dawes is the new batsman and his favorite player is Shane Bond. The bail is broken and the replacement bail comes out.

47.3

Parnell to Dawes, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler.

47.4

Parnell to Dawes, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the off side and takes a quick single.

47.5

Parnell to Permaul, 1 run, slower delivery, plays to the off side and a slight mix-up, the throw misses the stumps by a long way.

47.6

Parnell to Dawes, 1 run, drops it softly to the off side and single taken.

End of over 48 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 214/8
JO Dawes    2* (3b)      WD Parnell    9-2-34-3
V Permaul    1* (1b)     

48.1

Pienaar to Dawes, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

48.2

Pienaar to Permaul, no run, blocked to the off side.

48.3

Pienaar to Permaul, no run, pushes along the ground straight to the fielder at extra cover, unable to find the gap.

48.4

Pienaar to Permaul, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, cut to point and quick single taken, Adams does well not to throw as there was nobody backing up at the stumps.

48.5

Pienaar to Dawes, no run, heaves it across to midwicket, picking out the fielders.

48.6

Pienaar to Dawes, 1 run, pushes to the off side.

End of over 49 (3 runs) West Indies Under-19s 217/8
JO Dawes    4* (6b)      AJ Pienaar    10-2-32-3
V Permaul    2* (4b)     

49.1

Parnell to Dawes, 1 run, full toss driven to extra cover.

49.2

Parnell to Permaul, 1 run, driven down the ground to deep-mid off for a single.

49.3

Parnell to Dawes, 1 leg bye, off the pad they scamper through for a leg bye.

49.4

Parnell to Permaul, 1 run, moves back and cuts down to thirdman.

49.5

Parnell to Dawes, 1 leg bye, tries to manfacture a shot, misses it, takes it in the mid-riff and they scamper through for a run, the bowler runs in and kicks the ball to the stumps, referred to the third umpire, green light flashes.

49.6

Parnell to Permaul, no run, makes room and plays it back to the bowler.

Innings break: West Indies Under-19s end up on 222. They started off well but were six down for 133 and then came the two Thomas's, they were involved in a good partnership of 78 runs for the seventh wicket. For South Africa the two left arm seam bowlers in Parnell and Pienaar did a wonderful job picking up three wickets each.

West Indies believe that they have got enough on the board. Please do join us in 40 minutes for the run chase.

End of over 50 (5 runs) West Indies Under-19s 222/8
V Permaul    4* (7b)      WD Parnell    10-2-37-3
JO Dawes    5* (9b)     
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Feb 18, 2008

Riley Rossouw receives the Man-of-the-Match award, South Africa U-19s v West Indies U-19s, Group B, Under-19 World Cup, Kuala Lumpur, February 18, 2008

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