(D/N), Perth, December 29, 2009, Twenty20 Big Bash
(19/20 ov, T:197) 167

South Aust won by 29 runs

Player Of The Match
South Aust Innings
West Aust Innings
Match Details
South Australia  (20 ovs maximum)
Daniel Harris c Gayle b Heal34263850130.76
Graham Manou (c)†c MR Marsh b Knowles11101310110.00
Tom Cooper run out (Bandy/†Ronchi)1230050.00
Mark Cosgrove c Doropoulos b Gayle42294222144.82
Shahid Afridi c Coulter-Nile b Heal011000.00
Kieron Pollard  b Coulter-Nile45313742145.16
Cameron Borgas not out 34162203212.50
Dan Christian not out 175421340.00
Extras(lb 11, w 1)12
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.80, 82 Mts)196/6
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Graham Manou, 2.5 ov), 2-29 (Tom Cooper, 3.5 ov), 3-77 (Daniel Harris, 9.1 ov), 4-77 (Shahid Afridi, 9.2 ov), 5-117 (Mark Cosgrove, 14.3 ov), 6-177 (Kieron Pollard, 18.5 ov)
Chris Gayle402616.50112100
14.3 to MJ Cosgrove, caught. Cosgrove advanced, Gayle threw in a bouncer, Cosgrove tried to pull, top edge balooned to cover and Doropoulos took a simple catch.. 117/5
Ashley Noffke4055013.7524200
Brad Knowles403117.75105000
2.5 to GA Manou, caught. Manou backed away, slashed at a length ball wide of off, sliced it off the top edge and flew down to third man and straight down Mitch Marsh's throat who caught it comfortably chest high.. 27/1
Nathan Coulter-Nile403418.5093110
18.5 to KA Pollard, clean bowled. ripping yorker at the base of off stump, Pollard can't jam down and the bails fly as the woodwork is struck.. 177/6
Aaron Heal403929.7570400
9.1 to DJ Harris, caught. Heal delivers a full toss and Harris tries to whip over midwicket's head, miscues and presents a simple catch to Gayle at midwicket. Harris filthy with his mistake.. 77/3
9.2 to Shahid Afridi, caught. Another full toss, Afridi tries to hit it out of the ground, miscues straight down long on's throat and Coulter-Nile swallows a simple chance.. 77/4
Western Australia  (T: 197 runs from 20 ovs)
Shaun Marsh c Tait b Haberfield1821393085.71
Chris Gayle c †Manou b Tait44242953183.33
Luke Ronchi c Borgas b Shahid Afridi10101410100.00
Adam Voges (c)lbw b Tait45253632180.00
Mitchell Marsh c & b Christian3630050.00
Theo Doropoulos c & b Pollard22161140137.50
David Bandy c Pollard b Christian54310125.00
Ashley Noffke  b Shahid Afridi012000.00
Aaron Heal st †Manou b Shahid Afridi1430025.00
Nathan Coulter-Nile c Pollard b Shahid Afridi034000.00
Brad Knowles not out 11900100.00
Extras(nb 1, w 17)18
TOTAL19 Ov (RR: 8.78, 79 Mts)167
Fall of wickets: 0-60 (4.1 ov), 1-83 (Luke Ronchi, 7.2 ov), 2-97 (Shaun Marsh, 8.5 ov), 3-103 (Mitchell Marsh, 10.2 ov), 4-140 (Theo Doropoulos, 13.6 ov), 5-147 (David Bandy, 14.6 ov), 6-150 (Ashley Noffke, 15.3 ov), 7-165 (Adam Voges, 17.3 ov), 8-166 (Chris Gayle, 17.6 ov), 9-166 (Aaron Heal, 18.2 ov), 10-167 (Nathan Coulter-Nile, 18.6 ov)
Shaun Tait302127.00131031
4.1 to CH Gayle, caught. Magnificent catch. Gayle tries to heave to leg, top edge toward third man, Manou runs back and takes an outstanding diving catch. Superb.. 60/0
17.3 to AC Voges, LBW. Voges steps across, Tait spears straight and he struck plumb infront.. 165/7
17.6 to CH Gayle, caught. Magnificent catch. Gayle tries to heave to leg, top edge toward third man, Manou runs back and takes an outstanding diving catch. Superb.. 166/8
Mark Cleary3051017.0035400
Jake Haberfield302719.0063020
8.5 to SE Marsh, caught. Just. Length ball, slower ball, Marsh checks his lofted drive straight down long on's throat, Tait camps under it, juggles once, but holds on.. 97/2
Dan Christian402927.25146020
10.2 to MR Marsh, back of length, stops in the wicket, Marsh checks his drive back to Christian's right, he flings out his right hand and it sticks! Super return catch.. 103/3
14.6 to DC Bandy, caught. Magnificent. Shprt slower ball, attempted pull, cue ends off the toe, floats over covers head but Pollard leaps high to his left and reels in a beauty. Sensational grab.. 147/5
Shahid Afridi401944.75140110
7.2 to L Ronchi, caught. Full wide legbreak, Ronchi square drives in the air straight to Borgas just behind point who takes the thigh high chance well. Afridi strikes.. 83/1
15.3 to AA Noffke, bowled him. Off the inside edge. Noffke prods forward and Afridi delivers the off spinner, which spins back thru the gate to take off stump. Did Noffke all ends up.. 150/6
18.2 to AK Heal, stumped. Extraordinary. Heal ran down and missed, Manou didn't glove it, it bounced back infront of the stumps. he stepped forward and flicked it back and heal was too far out to get back.. 166/9
18.6 to NM Coulter-Nile, caught. Game over. Coulter-Nile swung hard and sliced it high out to deep point. Pollard charged in off the rope and took a comfortable catch. the Redbacks win!. 167/10
Kieron Pollard2020110.0032000
13.6 to TP Doropoulos, caught and bowled. Slower ball, deceived Doropoulos who hit it straight up in the air. The bowler showed a cool head and pouched the straight forward catch.. 140/4
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Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
TossWestern Australia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
South Aus
Shahid Afridi
Hours of play (local time)17.15 start, First Session 17.15-18.30, Interval 18.30-18.45, Second Session 18.45-20.00
Match days29 December 2009 - daynight (20-over match)
T20 debut
Brad Knowles
Brad Knowles
Jake Haberfield
Jake Haberfield
Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh
Nathan Coulter-Nile
Nathan Coulter-Nile
Mick Martell
Paul Wilson
TV Umpire
Jeff Brookes
Match Referee
Ric Evans
PointsSouth Australia 2, Western Australia 0
  • 12th Men: MG Hogan (Western Australia) and AW O'Brien (South Australia)
  • CH Gayle retired hurt on 40* from 60/0 (4.1 ov) to 150/6 (side muscle strain)
  • Attendance: 17,308
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