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23rd Match (D/N), Port Elizabeth, Dec 3 2019, Mzansi Super League
Giants won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
player of the match
Ben Dunk
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
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• The Report by Firdose Moonda

Ben Dunk slams 99* as Nelson Mandela Bay Giants go top

Tshwane Spartans were lifted by an AB de Villiers special but could not defend 189

Match centre 
Scorer: Sherwin
Commentator: Binoy George
Scorecard summary
Tshwane Spartans188/5(20 overs)
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants189/4(19.4 overs)
Ben Dunk*99 (54)

Nelson Mandela Bay Giants win by 6 wickets. Dunk unbeaten on 99.

19.4
4
Roelof to Marais, FOUR runs

winning runs, gets it through extra cover to the fence.

19.3
Roelof to Marais, no run

played to extra cover.

The lights have all gone out, what is happening. It is back, the lights are back on.

19.2
1
Roelof to Dunk, 1 run

driven through the off side to the sweeper cover.

19.1
1
Roelof to Marais, 1 run

quicker delivery, inside edges to the onside.

end of over 1914 runs
NMBG: 186/4CRR: 9.78 RRR: 3.00 • Need 3 from 6b
Marco Marais33 (19)
Ben Dunk98 (53)
Corbin Bosch4-0-38-1
Lungi Ngidi4-0-37-2
18.6
1
Bosch to Marais, 1 run

digs it out to the onside.

18.5
1
Bosch to Dunk, 1 run

sliced to deep point.

Dunk on 97

18.4
2
Bosch to Dunk, 2 runs

full toss driven to extra cover, shy at the stumps at the bowlers end, they get an overthrow.

18.3
4
Bosch to Dunk, FOUR runs

outside edge flies past the keeper to the fence.

18.2
2
Bosch to Dunk, 2 runs

low full toss mistimed to the onside, they are going for the second, the bowler does well but could not pick up the ball.

18.1
4
Bosch to Dunk, FOUR runs

wonderful shot, squeezed out through backward point to the fence.

17 runs required from 12 balls.

end of over 1818 runs
NMBG: 172/4CRR: 9.55 RRR: 8.50 • Need 17 from 12b
Ben Dunk85 (48)
Marco Marais32 (18)
Lungi Ngidi4-0-37-2
Corbin Bosch3-0-24-1
17.6
1
Ngidi to Dunk, 1 run

pushes down the ground to long on.

17.5
6
Ngidi to Dunk, SIX runs

swings it high in the air and lands on the boundary line forward of square leg.

17.4
1
Ngidi to Marais, 1 run

on the bounce to mid-off, who fumbles.

17.3
4
Ngidi to Marais, FOUR runs

wonderful timing and placement, forces it behind point to the fence.

17.2
4
Ngidi to Marais, FOUR runs

outside edge flies past the keeper to the fence.

17.1
2
Ngidi to Marais, 2 runs

pushes gently through midwicket and picks up couple of runs.

end of over 1711 runs
NMBG: 154/4CRR: 9.05 RRR: 11.67 • Need 35 from 18b
Ben Dunk78 (46)
Marco Marais21 (14)
Corbin Bosch3-0-24-1
Tom Curran3-0-34-0
16.6
2
Bosch to Dunk, 2 runs

low full toss played to deep backward point.

16.5
2
Bosch to Dunk, 2 runs

on the legs and clipped away forward of square leg to the deep.

16.4
4
Bosch to Dunk, FOUR runs

squeezes it in the gap past backward point to the fence.

16.3
1
Bosch to Marais, 1 run

in the block-hole and squeezed out.

Match details
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossTshwane Spartans, elected to bat first
SeriesMzansi Super League
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
Ben Dunk
Ben Dunk
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 days3 December 2019 - daynight(20-over match)
Umpires
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Dennis Smith
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Siphelele Gasa
TV Umpire
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Arno Jacobs
Reserve Umpire
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Abongile Sodumo
Match Referee
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Shandre Fritz
PointsNelson Mandela Bay Giants 4, Tshwane Spartans 0