No result
5th Match (D/N), Centurion, Nov 13 2019, Mzansi Super League
(7.1/20 ov)
33/4
No result
11m
• The Report by Hemant Brar

Rain saves Tshwane Spartans from precarious situation

It was the second washout for the Spartans in as many games

Match centre 
Scorer: David
Commentator: Binoy George
Scorecard summary
Tshwane Spartans33/4(7.1 overs)

19:35 local time: The match has been abandoned. Both teams share 2 points each.

19:15 local time: The rain is getting heavier, the storm has arrived early.

19:05 local time: The covers are on the ground, showers are expected. As we speak, the rain has arrived.

18:50 local time: The good news is the floodlights have come on, but there is lightning still around, preventing the match from happening.

There is lightning in the sky, it is very dark around the ground, the players are told to go off the field, for their safety. The floodlights also have gone out.

Match State: Delay - Bad light

Match State: Delay - Rain

7.1
1
Smuts to van Biljon, 1 run
pushes through mid-on for a single.
end of over 74 runs
TS: 32/4CRR: 4.57 
AB de Villiers10 (11)
Pite van Biljon2 (5)
Imran Tahir2-0-12-0
Junior Dala1-0-7-1
6.6
Imran Tahir to de Villiers, no run
a dot ball to end the over.
6.5
1
Imran Tahir to van Biljon, 1 run
pushes down the ground to long off.
6.4
1
Imran Tahir to de Villiers, 1 run
makes room and cuts to the sweeper cover.
6.3
1
Imran Tahir to van Biljon, 1 run
plays with soft hands behind point.
6.2
Imran Tahir to van Biljon, no run
works to the onside.
6.1
1
Imran Tahir to de Villiers, 1 run
driven through the off side to long off.
end of over 67 runs • 1 wicket
TS: 28/4CRR: 4.66 
Pite van Biljon0 (2)
AB de Villiers8 (8)
Junior Dala1-0-7-1
Imran Tahir1-0-8-0
5.6
Dala to van Biljon, no run
extra pace and bounce, fends it away and lobs up on the onside.
5.5
Dala to van Biljon, no run
bouncer, ducks under it.
5.4
w
Dala to Klaasen, OUT
flicks it in the air straight to the fielder behind square leg.
H Klaasen c Morris b Dala 12 (9m 10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 120.00
5.3
Dala to Klaasen, no run
pushes to the off side.
5.2
4
Dala to Klaasen, FOUR runs
cuts through the off side to the backward point fence.
5.2
1w
Dala to Klaasen, 1 wide
down the leg side.
5.1
2
Dala to Klaasen, 2 runs
flicks it away through midwicket and picks up couple of runs.
end of over 58 runs
TS: 21/3CRR: 4.2 
Heinrich Klaasen6 (6)
AB de Villiers8 (8)
Imran Tahir1-0-8-0
Nandre Burger2-1-5-0
4.6
1
Imran Tahir to Klaasen, 1 run
pushes to mid-off for a quick single.
4.5
4
Imran Tahir to Klaasen, FOUR runs
driven through the off side to the extra cover fence.
4.4
1
Imran Tahir to de Villiers, 1 run
tad short and pulled through midwicket.
Match details
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossNelson Mandela Bay Giants , elected to field first
SeriesMzansi Super League 2019
Season2019/20
Hours of play (local time)17.30 start, First Session 17.30-19.00, Interval 19.00-19.20, Second Session 19.20-20.50
Match days13 November 2019 - day/night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Adrian Holdstock
Murray Brown
TV Umpire
Allahudien Paleker
Reserve Umpire
Rudi Birkenstock
Match Referee
Zed Ndamane
PointsTshwane Spartans 2, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 2