RESULT
Pool A, Gqeberha, October 25 - 27, 2007, SAA Provincial Three-Day Challenge
224 & 259/7d
(T:311) 173 & 96

E. Province won by 214 runs

E. Province 1st Innings
W Province 1st Innings
E. Province 2nd Innings
W Province 2nd Innings
Match Details
Eastern Province 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
JJ Smuts c Sodumo b Simpson414210028.57
Chad Baxter  b van Wyk2273905030.13
Umar Abrahams c Telo b Mahlombe110150010.00
Michael Smith (c)c Simpson b de Stadler701712048040.93
Sean Adair lbw b van Wyk3790042.85
Riaan Jeggels c †Canning b Simpson1026421038.46
Lyall Meyer lbw b de Stadler2441613058.53
Rusty Theron lbw b van Wyk2660033.33
Corbyn Dolley c †Canning b de Stadler0812000.00
Andrew Birch c Telo b Mahlombe4153734277.35
Basheeru-Deen Walters not out 2538414065.78
Extras(lb 12, nb 5, w 5)22
TOTAL73.4 Ov (RR: 3.04, 296 Mts)224
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (JJ Smuts, 4.3 ov), 2-30 (Umar Abrahams, 7.4 ov), 3-54 (Chad Baxter, 21.4 ov), 4-58 (Sean Adair, 23.6 ov), 5-74 (Riaan Jeggels, 35.1 ov), 6-133 (Lyall Meyer, 50.2 ov), 7-138 (Rusty Theron, 51.6 ov), 8-143 (Corbyn Dolley, 54.3 ov), 9-162 (Michael Smith, 62.2 ov), 10-224 (Andrew Birch, 73.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lucian Simpson1323622.76654045
4.3 to JT Smuts, another wide delivery which Smuts chases, an edge is induced and a diving Sodumo takes. 22/1
35.1 to RR Jeggels, first delivery after lunch is a little wide and it seams away, Jeggels is induced into waving his bat at it. A slight touch and the 'keeper takes it.. 74/5
Monde Mahlombe11.424924.20507010
7.4 to U Abrahams, another wide one is followed, caught at gully by Telo. 30/2
73.4 to ACR Birch, . 224/10
Mark de Stadler2646732.571289000
50.2 to L Meyer, . 133/6
54.3 to CR Dolley, . 143/8
62.2 to MBA Smith, going on a big drive, looped to mid off. 162/9
Esmund Peter van Wyk1772931.70883000
21.4 to C Baxter, forwarddefensive, misses and the leg stump is removed. 54/3
23.6 to SR Adair, straight delivery traps Adair in front. 58/4
51.6 to J Theron, . 138/7
Paul Adams603105.16222200
Western Province 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Williams c Meyer b Walters521281023.80
Myles Williamson c Smith b Birch431071388040.18
Bevan Bennett c Smith b Walters1017592058.82
Dominic Telo run out (Dolley)213200015.38
Abongile Sodumo c †Adair b Birch11724005.88
Ryan Canning (c)†c Abrahams b Theron251001602025.00
Esmund Peter van Wyk c †Adair b Birch824351033.33
Mark de Stadler c †Adair b Meyer722261031.81
Paul Adams c Baxter b Walters1837453048.64
Monde Mahlombe not out 1324271054.16
Lucian Simpson  b Theron1371130185.71
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 19, w 4)28
TOTAL61.5 Ov (RR: 2.79, 283 Mts)173
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Craig Williams, 7.2 ov), 2-29 (Bevan Bennett, 11.6 ov), 3-60 (Dominic Telo, 18.2 ov), 4-65 (Abongile Sodumo, 24.1 ov), 5-83 (Myles Williamson, 30.6 ov), 6-104 (Esmund Peter van Wyk, 38.5 ov), 7-116 (Mark de Stadler, 44.6 ov), 8-145 (Paul Adams, 55.4 ov), 9-154 (Ryan Canning, 59.2 ov), 10-173 (Lucian Simpson, 61.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rusty Theron18.565723.02909013
59.2 to RCC Canning, a great delivery, on line an leaves the batsman, a solid thick edge, easilt carried to Abrahams at 1st slip. 154/9
61.5 to LF Simpson, on line, swings and misses, middle and off sticks cartwheel. 173/10
Basheeru-Deen Walters1643131.93814000
7.2 to CD Williams, great ball, gets the edge, a great diving catch at 3rd slip. 11/1
11.6 to BL Bennett, great ball, comes across the batsman, a good thick edge and the ball flieslow to Smith at 2nd slip. 29/2
55.4 to PR Adams, cuts hard, a great catch by Baxter at backward gully. 145/8
Andrew Birch2084432.201037030
24.1 to AM Sodumo, driving, edges and well taken by the wicket keeper. 65/4
30.6 to M Williamson, edges to 2nd slip. 83/5
38.5 to EP van Wyk, another cath behind with a little touch on the edge. 104/6
Lyall Meyer703615.143020015
44.6 to M de Stadler, shadows the ball going down leg. 116/7
Eastern Province 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
JJ Smuts c †Canning b Simpson451171545038.46
Chad Baxter lbw b Mahlombe27242940112.50
Umar Abrahams not out 11516824514168.45
Michael Smith (c) b Mahlombe212180016.66
Sean Adair c Williams b Simpson1728283060.71
Riaan Jeggels  b van Wyk1115231173.33
Lyall Meyer c Mahlombe b de Stadler3041454173.17
Rusty Theron c Bennett b Adams1430025.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 3)11
TOTAL68 Ov (RR: 3.80, 275 Mts)259/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Chad Baxter, 7.2 ov), 2-138 (JJ Smuts, 40.1 ov), 3-153 (Michael Smith, 43.5 ov), 4-182 (Sean Adair, 50.3 ov), 5-197 (Riaan Jeggels, 55.3 ov), 6-256 (Lyall Meyer, 66.6 ov), 7-259 (Rusty Theron, 67.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lucian Simpson1225124.25537010
40.1 to JT Smuts, ball goes down leg, flicks the bat at it only to touch it. Canning completes the task. 138/2
50.3 to SR Adair, short, comes off the upper bat of the bat and loops to forward mid wicket. 182/4
Monde Mahlombe1434423.14686021
7.2 to C Baxter, moves in front, ball gets pads, umpire finger goes up. 33/1
43.5 to MBA Smith, on target, Smith picks the wrong lin and gets bowled off stump. 153/3
Mark de Stadler2165012.38995100
66.6 to L Meyer, down leg, a late cut i the air, fails to clear the ropes at fine leg, easy take by Mahlombe. 256/6
Esmund Peter van Wyk1206015.00449100
55.3 to RR Jeggels, great delivery, pitches up and just to off, nips back sharply and removes leg stump. 197/5
Paul Adams914715.22293100
67.6 to J Theron, big uppish cut to deep backward point. 259/7
Western Province 2nd Innings (T: 311 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Williams  b Theron537360013.51
Myles Williamson c †Adair b Meyer1940723047.50
Bevan Bennett lbw b Theron012000.00
Dominic Telo  b Theron011000.00
Abongile Sodumo c Smith b Theron069000.00
Ryan Canning (c)† b Birch1428502050.00
Esmund Peter van Wyk run out (Theron)2665892040.00
Mark de Stadler  b Theron1448722029.16
Paul Adams c Walters b Meyer01723000.00
Monde Mahlombe  b Theron021000.00
Lucian Simpson not out 43610133.33
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 9)14
TOTAL39.5 Ov (RR: 2.41, 184 Mts)96
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Craig Williams, 8.4 ov), 2-13 (Bevan Bennett, 8.5 ov), 3-13 (Dominic Telo, 8.6 ov), 4-17 (Abongile Sodumo, 10.6 ov), 5-39 (Myles Williamson, 15.2 ov), 6-52 (Ryan Canning, 22.2 ov), 7-87 (Esmund Peter van Wyk, 35.1 ov), 8-92 (Mark de Stadler, 38.1 ov), 9-92 (Monde Mahlombe, 38.3 ov), 10-96 (Paul Adams, 39.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rusty Theron1132262.00583004
8.4 to CD Williams, picks the wrong line, castled. 13/1
8.5 to BL Bennett, beaten wih ball striking the pads, appeal is upheld. 13/2
8.6 to FD Telo, plays and misses, but the ball doesn't. The woodwork is in disarray.. 13/3
10.6 to AM Sodumo, nicks to 2nd slip where Jeggels juggles and palms it to Smith. 17/4
38.1 to M de Stadler, great ball, well up, the batsman has no counter, plays past the ball. The death rattle follows. 92/8
38.3 to M Mahlombe, another tremendous nut, off stump cartwheels. 92/9
Basheeru-Deen Walters1003603.60435001
Lyall Meyer9.541721.72500004
15.2 to M Williamson, going down leg, chased by the bat, edged, a good rolling take by the keeper. 39/5
39.5 to PR Adams, driving, flat flight to Walters at mid off. 96/10
Andrew Birch931611.77452000
22.2 to RCC Canning, pitching up, keeps low and cuts back into the batsman who gets cramped up. Bowled between his feet. 52/6
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MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossWestern Province, elected to field first
Series
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.20-13.00, Tea 15.20-15.40, Close 18.00
Match days25,26,27 October 2007 - day (3-day match)
FC debut
Basheeru-Deen Walters
Basheeru-Deen Walters
Umpires
South Africa
Brad White
South Africa
Zed Ndamane
Reserve Umpire
South Africa
Clive Joubert
PointsEastern Province 17.48, Western Province 5.46
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 25 Oct - day 1 - W Province 1st innings 66/4 (Myles Williamson 33*, Ryan Canning 1*, 25 ov)
Fri, 26 Oct - day 2 - E. Province 2nd innings 155/3 (Umar Abrahams 72*, Sean Adair 1*, 44.5 ov)
Sat, 27 Oct - day 3 - W Province 2nd innings 96 (39.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
  • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 200 runs in 50.6 overs (233 mins, 360 balls, 20x4,2x6)
  • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - U Abrahams: 100 runs off 158 balls in 229 mins (12x4,
  • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 6th wicket partnership 50 runs from 57balls in 40 mins (U Abrahams 23, L Meyer 28,Extras 0, 6x4, 1x6)
  • Eastern Province 2nd Innings - 250 runs in 65.6 overs (270 mins, 412 balls, 27x4,3x6)
  • Western Province 2nd Innings - 50 runs in 21.3 overs (99 mins, 135 balls, 5x4,0x6)
  • Western Province 2nd Innings - J Theron took a hat-trick with the wickets of M Williamson, BL Bennett and FD Relo
  • Points: Eastern Province 4 bowling, 3.48 batting, 10 win, Total 17.48
  • Points: Western Province 4 bowling, 2.46 batting, Total 6.46
  • Western Province deducted 1 point
W Province Innings
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SAA Provincial Three-Day Challenge
Pool A
TEAMMWLDPT
WPR642084.72
BOL631278.1
EPR622257.82
SWD623154.38
BOR612352.86
KZN612352.12
KZNIN601533.28
Pool B
TEAMMWLDPT
GriqW7502104.34
GTG732285.64
NTHNS732277.5
Zim Provs723270.68
NWEST711569.68
EASTN712461.62
FS712455.14
NAM704342.96