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  • 2011/12 Futures League

    New South Wales vs ACT Comets - Match 10

    February 6, 2012, 10:30AM AET Blacktown International Sportspark No. 2, Sydney

    Match Status: Day 4 - Completed
    New South Wales won by 3 wickets

  • New South Wales 7/ 273 (77.4) & 337 (95.5)
  • ACT Comets All Out 332 (76.0) & 277 (58.4)
  • New South Wales won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 3.52
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
A McLean*46846154.76
A Zampa44884050.00
This Partnership:92 Runs From 167 Balls (R/R: 3.31)

BowlersOMRWEcon
MA Higgs*21.063941.86
AM Maher18.017123.94

Last 5 overs:
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78th Over
New South Wales now go equal on the Points table in a three way tie with South Australia and Tasmania. Thankyou for tuning in and we look forward to the next Game.
ACT battled hard and it was their captain Mark Higgs who kept them in the game taking crucial wickets and ended up with figures of 4-39 off his 21 overs.
New South Wales started Day Four neededing another 138 runs to win the match, Luke Doran was the nightwatchman and batted well hitting to all parts of the ground - 32 runs and was well supported by McLean 46 off 84 balls and Zampa 44 runs off 88 balls.
New South Wales have won the Match by Three Wickets in a very entertaining match at Blacktown International Sportspark.
Over 77.4: JR Dean to McLean, FOUR, short ball and smashed through the leg side and that wins the Match for NSW !
Over 77.3: JR Dean to McLean, no run, full face of the bat and pushes the ball into the covers
Over 77.2: JR Dean to McLean, no run, bowled down the leg side and nearly stumped !
Over 77.1: JR Dean to McLean, two runs, short ball and pulled to the leg side fence
77th Over
Over 76.6: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, tosses the ball up and is well blocked by Zampa, gets his body behind the ball and defends well
Over 76.5: BS Dean to McLean, one run, works the ball around the corner on the leg side
Over 76.4: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, defends the ball to point for a single
Over 76.3: BS Dean to Zampa, FOUR, smashes the ball in the air just wide of mid off for a boundary
Over 76.2: BS Dean to McLean, one run, tossed the ball up and driven to mid on for a single
Over 76.1: BS Dean to McLean, no run, hit hard straight to mid wicket
76th Over
Over 75.6: Higgs to McLean, one run, Higgs tosses the ball up and McLean works it on the leg side for an easy single
Over 75.5: Higgs to McLean, no run, defends around to short fine leg
Over 75.4: Higgs to Zampa, bye, defends on the back foot and misses the ball but so does the Keeper!
Over 75.3: Higgs to McLean, one run, tosses the ball up and driven hard to mid off for a single
Over 75.2: Higgs to McLean, no run, driven hard straight to mid on
Over 75.1: Higgs to Zampa, one run, short ball easily flicked on the leg side to deep square leg for a single
75th Over
Over 74.6: BS Dean to McLean, no run, defends on the back foot
Over 74.5: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, works the ball on the leg side this time, Zampa has all the shots today
Over 74.4: BS Dean to Zampa, two runs, glides the ball down to third man for another two runs, that is great running !
Over 74.3: BS Dean to Zampa, two runs, cut shot to deep cover and they run two
Over 74.2: BS Dean to Zampa, no run
Over 74.1: BS Dean to Zampa, FOUR
74th Over
Over 73.6: Nicoll to McLean, no run
Over 73.5: Nicoll to McLean, FOUR, short and wide, cut to the boundary behind point
Over 73.4: Nicoll to McLean, no run, tried to flick around the corner but can't get a hold of the ball
Over 73.3: Nicoll to McLean, no run, hit hard to mid on and he saves a boundary
Over 73.2: Nicoll to Zampa, one run, driven into the covers for an easy single
Over 73.1: Nicoll to Zampa, FOUR, short and wide, cut away to the fence for a boundary
73rd Over
Over 72.6: BS Dean to McLean, no run, soft hands hits the ball to point
Over 72.5: BS Dean to McLean, no run, played and missed outside off stump !
Over 72.4: BS Dean to McLean, no run, full toss, smashed straight to mid on
Over 72.3: BS Dean to McLean, no run, short ball, turned away onto the leg side but can't beat a fielder
Over 72.2: BS Dean to McLean, no run, cut into the covers but well stopped !
Over 72.1: BS Dean to McLean, no run, defends back to the bowler
72nd Over
Over 71.6: Nicoll to Zampa, FOUR, half tracker outside off stump and smashed through the covers and beats the fielder !
Over 71.5: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, driven straight to mid off
Over 71.4: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, inside edge and the ball rolls onto the leg side
Over 71.3: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, front foot block, full face of the bat
Over 71.2: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, defends back down the ground
Over 71.1: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, cover drive straight to point
71st Over
Over 70.6: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, another single taken in the covers
Over 70.5: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, solid push past point and they take off for the single
Over 70.4: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, quicker ball that skids onto the bat, well played back down the ground
Over 70.3: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, played and missed off the back foot, attempts the cut shot
Over 70.2: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, goes for the sweep shot and misses the ball
Over 70.1: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, walks down the wicket and smashes the ball to mid off
70th Over
Over 69.6: Nicoll to McLean, no run, down the leg side and left alone
Over 69.5: Nicoll to McLean, no run, short and cut straight to point
Over 69.4: Nicoll to Zampa, one run, short ball cut away and stopped well in the covers
Over 69.3: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, driven hard off the front foot to mid off
Over 69.2: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, driven back to the bowler who doesn't field this one
Over 69.1: Nicoll to Zampa, no run, wide outside off stump and no shot offered
69th Over
Over 68.6: BS Dean to McLean, no run, on the back foot and pushes the ball away
Over 68.5: BS Dean to McLean, no run, pushes the ball into the covers
Over 68.4: BS Dean to McLean, no run, APPEAL, Batsman is caught on the back foot ! Must have been very close to being out!
Over 68.3: BS Dean to Zampa, three runs, cut shot , outside edge and three runs down at third man
Over 68.2: BS Dean to McLean, one run, defends on the back foot but catches the fielder off guard and pinches the single
Over 68.1: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, single taken easily in the covers
68th Over
Over 67.6: Higgs to McLean, no run, plays it off the back foot into the wicket and thats the over.
Over 67.5: Higgs to McLean, no run, driven hard to the bowler
Over 67.4: Higgs to McLean, SIX, short ball and McLean rocks back and pulls its away on the leg side over the fence!
Over 67.3: Higgs to McLean, no run, defends the short ball again to fine leg
Over 67.2: Higgs to McLean, no run, short ball worked to short fine leg
Over 67.1: Higgs to McLean, no run, hit hard to mid off who fumbles the ball
67th Over
Over 66.6: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, hits the ball straight to point
Over 66.5: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, on the back foot and defends to the bowler
Over 66.4: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, uses his feet and worked onto the leg side
Over 66.3: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, front foot defence
Over 66.2: BS Dean to Zampa, no run
Over 66.1: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, pushes the ball into the covers
66th Over
Over 65.6: Higgs to McLean, no run, hits the ball from middle stump to mid on
Over 65.5: Higgs to Zampa, one run, tosses the ball up and Zampa flicks it off the legs for a single
Over 65.4: Higgs to Zampa, no run, short and cut off the back foot straight to point
Over 65.3: Higgs to Zampa, no run, pushed back to the bowler
Over 65.2: Higgs to Zampa, no run, defends on the leg side
Over 65.1: Higgs to McLean, one run, pushed to mid off
65th Over
Over 64.6: BS Dean to McLean, one run, short and cut through to deep cover for a single
Over 64.5: BS Dean to McLean, no run, pushes the ball straight to square leg
Over 64.4: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, plays the ball with soft hands into the covers
Over 64.3: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, quicker ball, well blocked by Zampa
Over 64.2: BS Dean to Zampa, two runs, full toss, flicked onto the leg side for an easy two runs
Over 64.1: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, pushes the ball on the off side
64th Over
Over 63.6: Oakley to McLean, no run, cover drive off the back foot and no run is the call from the non striker
Over 63.5: Oakley to McLean, no run, knocks the ball back down the ground
Over 63.4: Oakley to Zampa, one run, short ball, pulled and well stopped at square leg by the diving fielder
Over 63.3: Oakley to McLean, one run, driven to deep mid off
Over 63.2: Oakley to McLean, FOUR, short and wide, goes hard after the ball and it sails over the head of the slips and into the fence
Over 63.1: Oakley to McLean, no run, pushed to mid off
63rd Over
Over 62.6: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, tried to work the ball on the leg side, gets the leading edge but doesn't carry to point
Over 62.5: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, pushed straight to mid off
Over 62.4: BS Dean to McLean, one run, quick single taken down the ground
Over 62.3: BS Dean to Zampa, three runs, pushes the ball through the covers and a mis field allows them to run three
Over 62.2: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, driven to point
Over 62.1: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, played back down the ground
62nd Over
Over 61.6: Oakley to McLean, no run, ball swings in late and catches McLean on the thigh guard
Over 61.5: Oakley to McLean, FOUR, short and wide, cut of the middle of the bat to the boundary
Over 61.4: Oakley to McLean, no run, cut hard straight to point
Over 61.3: Oakley to McLean, no run, plays a wild shot outside off stump and missed the ball
Over 61.2: Oakley to Zampa, one run, flicked down the leg side
Over 61.1: Oakley to Zampa, no run, good ball, outside off stump and played into the covers
61st Over
Over 60.6: BS Dean to McLean, no run, played and missed outside off stump
Over 60.5: BS Dean to McLean, no run, back foot drive to the bowler
Over 60.4: BS Dean to Zampa, one run, fends the ball on the leg side for a single
Over 60.3: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, short ball, goes for the cut shot but missed it
Over 60.2: BS Dean to Zampa, no run, front foot block to the bowler
Over 60.1: BS Dean to Zampa, no run
60th Over
Over 59.6: Higgs to McLean, no run, tossed up and stopped in the covers
Over 59.5: Higgs to McLean, no run, flicked around the corner to short fine leg
Over 59.4: Higgs to McLean, no run, driven off middle stump
Over 59.3: Higgs to Zampa, one run, cover drive into a small gap and takes off for the single
Over 59.2: Higgs to Zampa, no run, driven to the man on the edge of the pitch
Over 59.1: Higgs to Zampa, no run, pushed back to the bowler
59th Over
Over 58.6: Rootes to McLean, no run, inside edge onto the pads !
Over 58.5: Rootes to McLean, no run, defends onto the leg side
Over 58.4: Rootes to Zampa, one run, pushes the ball into a gap in the covers
Over 58.3: Rootes to Zampa, no run, just rocks on the back foot and plays it into the ground
Over 58.2: Rootes to Zampa, no run, driven straight to mid off
Over 58.1: Rootes to Zampa, no run, defends back to the bowler
58th Over
Over 57.6: Rootes to McLean, no run, wide outside off stump and no shot offered
Over 57.5: Rootes to McLean, no run, tries to work the ball down to fine leg but straight to the fielder
Over 57.4: Rootes to McLean, no run, another front foot block off the stumps
Over 57.3: Rootes to Zampa, one run, driven into the covers for a single
Over 57.2: Rootes to Zampa, no run, tries to flick the ball to fine leg but can't make contact
Over 57.1: Rootes to Zampa, no run, back foot cover drive
57th Over
Over 56.6: Higgs to McLean, FOUR, lifts the ball in the air over mid wicket to the fence
Over 56.5: Higgs to McLean, no run, tosses the ball up and can't get it past the bowler
Over 56.4: Higgs to McLean, no run, front foot, walks down the pitch and hits it hard into the ground
Over 56.3: Higgs to McLean, no run, defends into the covers
Over 56.2: Higgs to McLean, no run, defends on the leg side but well stopped in the field
Over 56.1: Higgs to McLean, no run, driven back to the bowler who is sharps and picks it up
56th Over
Over 55.6: Rootes to Zampa, no run, Maiden over for Higgs.
Over 55.5: Rootes to Zampa, no run, played and missed ! so close to the edge
Over 55.4: Rootes to Zampa, no run, worked off the pads
Over 55.3: Rootes to Zampa, two leg byes, short ball, flicked around the corner for two easy runs
Over 55.2: Rootes to Zampa, no run, flicks the ball away on the leg side
Over 55.1: Rootes to McLean, leg bye, flicked around the corner for a quick single buts it called a leg Bye
55th Over
Over 54.6: Higgs to Zampa, no run, knocks the ball off the front foot to the bowler
Over 54.5: Higgs to Zampa, no run, inside edge onto the leg side!
Over 54.4: Higgs to Zampa, no run, lets the ball come onto the bat and defends
Over 54.3: Higgs to Zampa, no run
Over 54.2: Higgs to McLean, one run, drives the ball to mid off and they take off for the single
Over 54.1: Higgs to McLean, no run, played off the back foot to point
54th Over
Over 53.6: Rootes to Zampa, no run, quicker ball down the leg side and Zampa can't get any bat on the ball
Over 53.5: Rootes to Zampa, no run, comes out and defends into the covers
Over 53.4: Rootes to Zampa, no run
Over 53.3: Rootes to Zampa, no run
Over 53.2: Rootes to Zampa, no run
Over 53.1: Rootes to Zampa, no run
53rd Over
Over 52.6: Rootes to McLean, FOUR, short and wide, back foot cover drive and straight to the boundary
Over 52.5: Rootes to McLean, no run, hits the full toss straight to mid off
Over 52.4: Rootes to McLean, no run, front foot defence to point
Over 52.3: Rootes to McLean, no run, well stopped in the covers
Over 52.2: Rootes to McLean, no run, DROPPED, hit back to the bowler who drops it !
Over 52.1: Rootes to McLean, no run, driven straight back to the bowler
52nd Over
Over 51.6: Higgs to Zampa, no run, quicker ball that skids on and well blocked with a straight bat
Over 51.5: Higgs to Zampa, no run, cuts off the back foot to point
Over 51.4: Higgs to Zampa, no run, defends onto the leg side
Over 51.3: Higgs to Zampa, no run, solid front foot defence to the bowler
Over 51.2: Higgs to Zampa, no run, yorker and well kept out by Zampa
Over 51.1: Higgs to Zampa, no run, flicked around the corner to short fine leg
51st Over
Over 50.6: Rootes to McLean, no run, driven into the covers and that's a Maiden
Over 50.5: Rootes to McLean, no run, flicked away off the pads on the leg side
Over 50.4: Rootes to McLean, no run, almost chipped the ball back to the bowler !
Over 50.3: Rootes to McLean, no run, knocked the ball down the ground to mid on
Over 50.2: Rootes to McLean, no run, tucks the ball away on the leg side but can't beat the fielder
Over 50.1: Rootes to McLean, no run, pushes the ball into the covers
50th Over
Over 49.6: Higgs to Zampa, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 49.5: Higgs to Doran, no run, OUT, OUT ! Huge Wicket for ACT! They only need 3 wickets to win now !
Over 49.4: Higgs to Doran, no run, pushes the ball to point who stops it well
Over 49.3: Higgs to Doran, no run
Over 49.2: Higgs to Doran, no run
Over 49.1: Higgs to McLean, one run
49th Over
Over 48.6: Maher to Doran, FOUR, beautiful cover drive and it's gone to the boundary in a flash
Over 48.5: Maher to Doran, no run, driven straight to mid off this time
Over 48.4: Maher to Doran, no run, bowled onto middle stump and well kept out by Doran
Over 48.3: Maher to Doran, FOUR, hits the ball in the air just wide of mid off for a boundary
Over 48.2: Maher to McLean, one run
Over 48.1: Maher to McLean, no run, defends on the back foot
48th Over
Over 47.6: Higgs to Doran, no run, yorker and almost gets through the defence
Over 47.5: Higgs to McLean, one run, pushed down the ground to mid off
Over 47.4: Higgs to McLean, no run, cut to point who does well to cut it off
Over 47.3: Higgs to McDonald, no run, OUT, walks down the pitch and beaten in the flight of the ball and scoops it straight up to Blake Dean in the covers
Over 47.2: Higgs to McDonald, no run, defends well on the front foot to point
Over 47.1: Higgs to McDonald, no run, leaves the ball outside the off stump
47th Over
Over 46.6: Maher to McDonald, one run, played the ball with soft hands to mid on and they take him on for the single
Over 46.5: Maher to McDonald, FOUR, cover drive through point and gully and races to the boundary for another four
Over 46.4: Maher to McDonald, no run, defends away to point but can't beat him
Over 46.3: Maher to Doran, one run, pushes at the ball and finds the inside edge as the ball rolls out to square leg
Over 46.2: Maher to Doran, no run, another bouncer and easill dealt with
Over 46.1: Maher to Doran, no run, back foot block on the off side
46th Over
Over 45.6: Higgs to Doran, three runs, pushes hard at the ball and finds another edge that goes through the slips and they will run three very quickly
Over 45.5: Higgs to Doran, no run, bit more flight and another play and miss
Over 45.4: Higgs to Doran, no run, short of a length and Doran happy to just punch it back down the ground
Over 45.3: Higgs to Doran, no run, solid defence , gets the front foot well out to the ball and hits it firmly into the wicket
Over 45.2: Higgs to Doran, no run, tossed the ball up and Doran does well to keep it out
Over 45.1: Higgs to Doran, no run, defends and finds the edge ! falls just short of the slips
45th Over
Over 44.6: Maher to McDonald, no run, another solid block , shows the full face of the bat to the bowler
Over 44.5: Maher to McDonald, no run, good leave outside the off stump
Over 44.4: Maher to Doran, one run
Over 44.3: Maher to Doran, two runs, flicks the ball over the head of square leg and they pick up two
Over 44.2: Maher to Doran, wide, second bouncer for the over and it's called a wide !
Over 44.2: Maher to Doran, no run, another good bouncer and well ducked by Doran
Over 44.1: Maher to Doran, no run, good line and length, but Doran is up to the task, pushes the ball back into the covers
44th Over
Over 43.6: Higgs to McDonald, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 43.5: Higgs to McDonald, two runs, late cut off the back foot and glides to ball down to a vacant third man for two runs
Over 43.4: Higgs to McDonald, no run, on the back foot and defends back to the bowler
Over 43.3: Higgs to McDonald, no run, well onto the front foot and pushing the ball to backward point
Over 43.2: Higgs to McDonald, no run, knocks the ball down to mid on
Over 43.1: Higgs to McDonald, two runs, sweep shot to a full toss and well played to pick up two runs
43rd Over
Over 42.6: Maher to McDonald, one run, pushes the ball just wide of the fielder at point and they hurry through for the single
Over 42.5: Maher to McDonald, no run, cuts off the back foot straight to point
Over 42.4: Maher to Doran, one run, flicked off the pads down to fine leg for a single
Over 42.3: Maher to Doran, no run, very good bouncer, right at the body and Doran gets out of the way quickly!
Over 42.2: Maher to Doran, no run, bowled well down the leg side and the batsman can't connect
Over 42.1: Maher to Doran, no run, pushes the ball out into the covers
42nd Over
Over 41.6: Higgs to McDonald, no run, fends down the leg side but is well stopped by the fielder in close
Over 41.5: Higgs to McDonald, no run, driven to mid off
Over 41.4: Higgs to McDonald, no run, APPEAL, Big Shout but the umpire shakes his head straight away
Over 41.3: Higgs to McDonald, no run, attempts the cut shot off the back foot and doesn't make contact
Over 41.2: Higgs to McDonald, no run, wide ball that spins back and almost takes the off stump ! no shot was offered by McDonald
Over 41.1: Higgs to McDonald, no run, tosses the ball up and is driven back to the bowler
41st Over
Over 40.6: Maher to Doran, no run, defends the ball off the stumps straight to point
Over 40.5: Maher to Doran, FOUR, short and wide and Doran opens up the arms and smashes the ball through the covers
Over 40.4: Maher to Doran, no run, driven hard but straight to mid off
Over 40.3: Maher to Doran, no run, gets a full toss onto the pads and just defends out to point
Over 40.2: Maher to Doran, two runs, chipped in the air over the head of mid wicket and falls safely for two runs
Over 40.1: Maher to Doran, no run, pushes the ball back to the bowler who picks it up on his follow through
40th Over
Over 39.6: Higgs to McDonald, two runs, gets a full toss on the pads and easily works the ball around to fine leg for two runs
Over 39.5: Higgs to McDonald, no run, defends on the back foot
Over 39.4: Higgs to McDonald, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 39.3: Higgs to McDonald, no run, puts the front pad out and knocks the ball down
Over 39.2: Higgs to McDonald, no run, solid front foot defence back down the wicket
Over 39.1: Higgs to McDonald, no run, driven into the covers
39th Over
Over 38.6: Maher to Doran, FOUR, cut shot that beats the point fielder and races to the boundary
Over 38.5: Maher to Doran, no run, good leave outside off stump
Over 38.4: Maher to Doran, no run, DROPPED, pushing at a wide ball and dropped at first slip ! Tough chance but needs to be taken !
Over 38.3: Maher to Doran, no run, pitches the ball up outside off stump and pushed out to point
Over 38.2: Maher to Doran, no run, defends on the back foot back to the bowler
Over 38.1: Maher to Doran, two runs, pushes the ball on the leg side for two runs
38th Over
Over 37.6: Higgs to McDonald, no run, quicker ball outside off stump and no shot offered
Over 37.5: Higgs to McDonald, no run, bowled outside off stump and well left
Over 37.4: Higgs to McDonald, no run, APPEAL, Big Shout for LBW !
Over 37.3: Higgs to Doran, three runs, full toss and driven to mid off
Over 37.2: Higgs to Doran, no run, played and missed outside the off stump
Over 37.1: Higgs to Doran, no run, defends on the front foot
37th Over
Hello and Welcome to the Blacktown International Sports Park for an exciting Day Four ! The players are just finishing their warm ups and the rollers are out on the pitch, play is set to start in 15 minutes time.
Join us live tomorrow on Day Four for a 09.30 AM AEDT Start.
New South Wales have lost 5 wickets in the chase for Victory. 5/135 off 37 overs, they still require another 138 runs for claim this Futures League Clash.
That is stumps on Day Three, the light was deemed not good enough for play and the players are coming off the field.
Over 36.6: Rootes to McDonald, no run, played off the front foot into the covers
Over 36.5: Rootes to McDonald, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 36.4: Rootes to McDonald, no run, blocks on the back foot
Over 36.3: Rootes to Doran, one run, defends on the back foot to deep point
Over 36.2: Rootes to McDonald, one run, cut off the back foot past point for a single
Over 36.1: Rootes to McDonald, no run, defends back to the bowler
36th Over
Over 35.6: Higgs to Doran, no run, defends on the leg side to complete the Wicket Maiden
Over 35.5: Higgs to Doran, no run, driven back to the bowler
Over 35.4: Higgs to Henry, no run, OUT, Henry defends the ball into the ground and it bounces back onto his stumps and clean bowled him !
Over 35.3: Higgs to Henry, no run, defends onto the leg side
Over 35.2: Higgs to Henry, no run, played and missed down the leg side
Over 35.1: Higgs to Henry, no run, pushes the ball out in the covers
35th Over
Over 34.6: Rootes to McDonald, no run, full toss, driven out to the covers and thats another Maiden
Over 34.5: Rootes to McDonald, no run, almost finds the leading edge !
Over 34.4: Rootes to McDonald, no run, good spin and bounce from Rootes, no shot offered
Over 34.3: Rootes to McDonald, no run, blocks the ball off middle stump ont the back foot
Over 34.2: Rootes to McDonald, no run, another forward defence
Over 34.1: Rootes to McDonald, no run, driven to point who cuts it off well
34th Over
Over 33.6: Higgs to Henry, no run, bowled outside the off stump and spins back into the bowler who doesn't offer a shot
Over 33.5: Higgs to McDonald, one run, flicks the ball off the pads
Over 33.4: Higgs to McDonald, no run, forward defence to silly mid off
Over 33.3: Higgs to Dawson, no run, OUT, ball spins back into Dawson who is trapped infront LBW ! Big Wicket for ACT. NSW now 4/132 off 33.3 overs.
Over 33.2: Higgs to Dawson, no run, defends to point who stops the single
Over 33.1: Higgs to Dawson, no run, full toss pushed down the ground to mid off
33rd Over
Over 32.6: Rootes to Henry, no run, defends on the leg side
Over 32.5: Rootes to Dawson, one run, great diving save in the cover, keeping it to one
Over 32.4: Rootes to Dawson, no run, reaches out for the ball and edges it onto his pads
Over 32.3: Rootes to Dawson, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 32.2: Rootes to Dawson, no run
Over 32.1: Rootes to Dawson, two runs
32nd Over
Over 31.6: Higgs to Henry, no run, left alone outside off stump
Over 31.5: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run, OUT, Cruickshank defends the ball into the covers and a mix up ! His Partner called him through and he has been run out !
Over 31.4: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run, defends on the leg side
Over 31.3: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run, defends and the ball nearly rolls back onto the stumps
Over 31.2: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run, driven back to the bowler
Over 31.1: Higgs to Henry, three runs, full toss outside off stump and driven to the off side field for three runs
31st Over
Over 30.6: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, meets the pitch of the ball and pushes it back to the bowler
Over 30.5: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, inside edge ! almost popped up to a fielder in close
Over 30.4: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, solid block on the front foot
Over 30.3: Rootes to Cruickshank, two runs, flicked off the pads around to fine leg for two runs
Over 30.2: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, driven hard to mid off
Over 30.1: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, front foot defence into the covers
30th Over
Over 29.6: Higgs to Henry, no run, inside edge onto the pads and that completes a Maiden over for Higgs.
Over 29.5: Higgs to Henry, no run, down the leg side and almost stumped
Over 29.4: Higgs to Henry, no run, driven to mid on but can't beat the fielder
Over 29.3: Higgs to Henry, no run, attempts the cut shot but misses!
Over 29.2: Higgs to Henry, no run, defends down the ground
Over 29.1: Higgs to Henry, no run, great spin from Higgs !
29th Over
Over 28.6: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, last ball of the over, flicked on the leg side straight to the fielder
Over 28.5: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, drives hard at the ball straight to mid off
Over 28.4: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, front foot defence, ball pops in the air but short of the fielders
Over 28.3: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, driven to mid off and can't beat him
Over 28.2: Rootes to Cruickshank, two runs, cut off the back foot past slip for two easy runs
Over 28.1: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, driven back to the bowler
28th Over
Over 27.6: Higgs to Henry, FOUR, sweep shot, picks the gap and flies to the boundary
Over 27.5: Higgs to Henry, no run, jumps on the back foot and defends off middle stump
Over 27.4: Higgs to Henry, no run, inside edge onto the pads
Over 27.3: Higgs to Henry, no run, APPEAL, Big Shout, no shot offered , was very close
Over 27.2: Higgs to Henry, no run, played and missed again
Over 27.1: Higgs to Henry, no run, just missing the top of the stumps
27th Over
Over 26.6: Rootes to Henry, one run, quick single taken past point
Over 26.5: Rootes to Cruickshank, one run, rocks onto the back foot and hits the ball hard past point
Over 26.1: Rootes to Henry, no run, bowled outside off stump
Over 26.4: Rootes to Henry, one run, takes the single out to point
Over 26.3: Rootes to Henry, no run
Over 26.2: Rootes to Henry, no run
Over 26.1: Rootes to Henry, no run
26th Over
Over 25.6: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run
Over 25.5: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run
Over 25.4: Higgs to Cruickshank, FOUR, short ball and pulled all the way along the ground to the leg side boundary
Over 25.3: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run, defends on the front foot and the cover fielder comes running in
Over 25.2: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run
Over 25.1: Higgs to Cruickshank, no run
25th Over
Over 24.6: Rootes to Henry, no run, leaves the ball outside off stump
Over 24.5: Rootes to Henry, no run, hits the ball to point
Over 24.4: Rootes to Henry, no run, driven to the bowler
Over 24.3: Rootes to Cruickshank, one run, on drive through the covers
Over 24.2: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, defends the ball to the bowler
Over 24.1: Rootes to Cruickshank, no run, forward defence to the bowler
24th Over
Over 23.6: Maher to Henry, no run, inside edge onto the pads and NO Run is the call
Over 23.5: Maher to Henry, FOUR, short ball at the body and hooked into the leg side
Over 23.4: Maher to Cruickshank, leg bye
Over 23.3: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, pushed to mid off
Over 23.2: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, defends on the back foot into the covers
Over 23.1: Maher to Cruickshank, FOUR, cover drive off the front foot into the fence!
23rd Over
Over 22.6: Oakley to Henry, FOUR, short ball and pulled into the leg side for a boundary
Over 22.5: Oakley to Henry, no run, pitched up and driven straight back at the bowler
Over 22.4: Oakley to Henry, no run, Henry being patient and waiting for a good ball to hit away
Over 22.3: Oakley to Henry, no run, ball bounces over the top of the stumps and allowed to pass for the Keeper
Over 22.2: Oakley to Henry, FOUR, driven hard into the covers and goes all the way into the fence
Over 22.1: Oakley to Henry, no run, bowled wide of the stumps and no shot offered
22nd Over
Over 21.6: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, blocks the ball on the front foot to mid off
Over 21.5: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, short and wide and allowed to pass
Over 21.4: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, played and missed down the leg side
Over 21.3: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, cover drive, not out the middle of the bat and stopped in the covers
Over 21.2: Maher to Cruickshank, FOUR, short and pulled to the square leg fence
Over 21.1: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, defends into the covers
21st Over
Over 20.6: Oakley to Henry, no run, pushes the ball back to the bowler who does well to jump up and cut it off
Over 20.5: Oakley to Henry, two runs, worked off the pads to mid wicket
Over 20.4: Oakley to Henry, no run, ball swings in late, batsman doesn't offer a shot and is almost bowled him !
Over 20.3: Oakley to Henry, no run, defends on the back foot
Over 20.2: Oakley to Cruickshank, three runs, flicked off the pads on the leg side for three runs
Over 20.1: Oakley to Cruickshank, no run, good solid defence back to the bowler
20th Over
Over 19.6: Maher to Henry, no run, cuts to point who stops the ball from going to the boundary
Over 19.5: Maher to Henry, no run, no shot offered outside off stump
Over 19.4: Maher to Henry, no run, leaves the ball outside off stump
Over 19.3: Maher to Cruickshank, one run, cut shot past point for a single and that brings up the 50 !
Over 19.2: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, defends off the stumps
Over 19.1: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, played and missed ! just past the edge
19th Over
Over 18.6: Oakley to Henry, no run, leaves the ball outside off stump
Over 18.5: Oakley to Henry, no run, jumps on the back foot and pushes the ball to mid off
Over 18.4: Oakley to Henry, no run, defends onto the leg side
Over 18.3: Oakley to Henry, no run, ball swings in late and nearly takes off stump !
Over 18.2: Oakley to Henry, no run, APPEAL, Big Shout but the umpire shakes his head
Over 18.1: Oakley to Henry, no run, driven into the covers
18th Over
The players and umpires are going back onto the field and we can play a maxium of 71 minutes from when we start.
The umpires and players are coming off the field due to the Bad Light. Just waiting confirmation as to willl that will be Stumps for Day Three.
Over 17.6: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, safely defends back to the bowler
Over 17.5: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, squares up the batsman ! played and missed just past the edge of the bat
Over 17.4: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, pitched up and well kept out !
Over 17.3: Maher to Henry, one run, works the ball down to fine leg for a single
Over 17.2: Maher to Cruickshank, one run, inside edge off the back foot and it just misses the stumps !
Over 17.1: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, short of a good length, makes the batsman jump and plays it back fown the ground off the back foot
17th Over
Over 16.6: Oakley to Henry, no run, bowled well done the leg side, lucky not to be called a wide, it swung very late and the Keeper just got a hand to it
Over 16.5: Oakley to Henry, no run, short and wide, no shot offered to a wide ball
Over 16.4: Oakley to Cruickshank, one run, bowled onto the pads and just plays with soft hands on the leg side
Over 16.3: Oakley to Cruickshank, no run, short of a length and defends back to the bowler
Over 16.2: Oakley to Cruickshank, no run, hits him on the pads but going down the leg side
Over 16.1: Oakley to Cruickshank, no run, bowled down the leg side and Cruickshank can't get a hold of the loose ball
16th Over
Over 15.6: Maher to Henry, no run, defends off the front foot into the covers
Over 15.5: Maher to Henry, no run, APPEAL, Big inside edge onto the pads
Over 15.4: Maher to Henry, FOUR, leg glance to the boundar , four runs picked up down the leg side
Over 15.3: Maher to Henry, no run, good line outside the off stump
Over 15.2: Maher to Henry, no run, Henry defends on the back foot
Over 15.1: Maher to Henry, no run, left alone outside off stump
15th Over
Over 14.6: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, back foot defence out the middle of the bat
Over 14.5: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, works the ball of the stumps down to the bowler
Over 14.4: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, front foot push into the covers
Over 14.3: Miller to Cruickshank, two runs, thick outside edge, in the gap down to third man
Over 14.2: Miller to Henry, three leg byes
Over 14.1: Miller to Henry, no run, good length and driven back down the ground
14th Over
Over 13.6: Maher to Henry, leg bye, turns the ball onto the leg side but its come off the thigh pad
Over 13.5: Maher to Henry, FOUR, backfoot cut shot, beats point easily to the fence
Over 13.4: Maher to Henry, no run, left alone outside off stump
Over 13.3: Maher to Cruickshank, one run, goes for the hook shot and almost caught by the man running around from square leg
Over 13.2: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, thick outside edge and just short of Higgs at second slip
Over 13.1: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, works the ball on the leg side to square leg
13th Over
Over 12.6: Miller to Henry, no run, forward defence out to point
Over 12.5: Miller to Henry, no run, bowled down the leg side
Over 12.4: Miller to Henry, no run, played back down the ground
Over 12.3: Miller to Henry, no run, leaves the ball outside the off stump
Over 12.2: Miller to Cruickshank, three runs, half tracker, driven through the off side and stopped on the fence
Over 12.1: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, wide outside off stump and hit back to the bowler
12th Over
Over 11.6: Maher to Henry, no run, Maiden over, good line and length ! batsman leaves the ball alone
Over 11.5: Maher to Henry, no run, backfoot played into the ground
Over 11.4: Maher to Henry, no run, forward lean into the ball
Over 11.3: Maher to Henry, no run, late cut shot to backward point
Over 11.2: Maher to Henry, no run, knocked down to mid off
Over 11.1: Maher to Henry, no run, batsman defends on the back foot to point
11th Over
Over 10.6: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, mistimed on drive straight to the fielder
Over 10.5: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, pushes the ball down the ground to mid on
Over 10.4: Miller to Cruickshank, FOUR, short ball, wide of the stumps, smashed past point for a boundary
Over 10.3: Miller to Cruickshank, FOUR, outside off stump and smashed through the covers !
Over 10.2: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, pushed straight to point
Over 10.1: Miller to Cruickshank, two runs, over pitched and cover drive for two runs
10th Over
Over 9.6: Maher to Henry, no run, defends on the back foot
Over 9.5: Maher to Henry, no run, pushes the ball to mid off
Over 9.4: Maher to Henry, two runs, driven past point for two runs, Henry is off the mark
Over 9.3: Maher to Maddinson, no run, OUT, pitches the ball up and Maddinson pushes at the ball and a great catch taken low by Ayre ! NSW now 2/50 off 9.3 overs. Maher has taken the first two wickets of the Innings .
Over 9.2: Maher to Maddinson, no run, knocks the ball straight to point
Over 9.1: Maher to Maddinson, no run, pushes the ball down the ground to the bowler
9th Over
Over 8.6: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, goes straight through the batsman ! Almost takes off stump
Over 8.5: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, forward defence down the wicket
Over 8.4: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, cut shot is mis timed and stopped at gully
Over 8.3: Miller to Maddinson, one run, plays the ball with soft hands on the off side and calls his partner through for the single
Over 8.2: Miller to Maddinson, no run, leaves a wide ball down the leg side
Over 8.1: Miller to Cruickshank, one run, defends into the covers for a single
8th Over
Over 7.6: Maher to Cruickshank, one run, flicked off the pads for a single down to fine leg
Over 7.5: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, defends on the back foot to the bowler
Over 7.4: Maher to Cruickshank, FOUR, short wide and smashed to the boundary over the head of point
Over 7.3: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, pushes the ball off middle stump to point
Over 7.2: Maher to Cruickshank, no run, defends into the covers
Over 7.1: Maher to Maddinson, leg bye, leg byes to square leg
7th Over
Over 6.6: Miller to Cruickshank, FOUR, the bowler hasn't learn his lesson, another wide ball and Cruickshank smashes the ball to point for another boundary
Over 6.5: Miller to Cruickshank, FOUR, another short and wide ball, goes after it with a wild slash outside the off stump, finds the top edge and it flies over the slip's head to the boundary
Over 6.4: Miller to Cruickshank, FOUR, short and wide and that is his stongest area ! over the head of point to the boundary
Over 6.3: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, defends into the covers
Over 6.2: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, takes a stride and leaves the wide ball
Over 6.1: Miller to Cruickshank, no run, good line and length, Cruickshank on the back foot and defends and picks up two past point
6th Over
Over 5.6: Maher to Maddinson, no run, bowled onto the stumps and well kept out
Over 5.5: Maher to Maddinson, no run, punched back to mid off
Over 5.4: Maher to Maddinson, no run, another solid back foot block to the bowler
Over 5.3: Maher to Maddinson, no run, jumps on the back foot and defends to square leg
Over 5.2: Maher to Maddinson, no run, short ball, punched into the leg side, slightly mis timed
Over 5.1: Maher to Maddinson, two runs, pitched up and easily pushed into the covers for two runs
5th Over
Over 4.6: Oakley to Cruickshank, FOUR, driven hard through the covers for another boundary
Over 4.5: Oakley to Maddinson, one run, tucked down to fine leg for a single
Over 4.4: Oakley to Maddinson, SIX, short ball and pulled all the way for a six!
Over 4.3: Oakley to Maddinson, no run
Over 4.2: Oakley to Cruickshank, one run, driven to mid off who does well to cut the ball off
Over 4.1: Oakley to Cruickshank, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, cut away to the boundary with lots of power
4th Over
Over 3.6: Maher to Maddinson, no run, driven hard to mid off
Over 3.5: Maher to Maddinson, no run, leaves the ball alone outside off stump
Over 3.4: Maher to Maddinson, no run, forward push straight to mid on
Over 3.3: Maher to Maddinson, FOUR, punches the ball through the covers off the back foot
Over 3.2: Maher to Maddinson, no run, APPEAL, Big Shout but the umpire shakes his head
Over 3.1: Maher to Maddinson, no run, defends to mid off
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Oakley to Maddinson, one run
Over 2.5: Oakley to Maddinson, two runs, chipped onto the leg side, wide of the fielder and they run two
Over 2.4: Oakley to Maddinson, no run, straight drive down the ground
Over 2.3: Oakley to Maddinson, no run, driven straight back to the bowler
Over 2.2: Oakley to Cruickshank, one run, takes a single down to fine leg
Over 2.1: Oakley to Cruickshank, no run, on the back foot and plays it out to point
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Maher to Maddinson, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 1.5: Maher to Maddinson, no run, good line outside off stump and well left
Over 1.4: Maher to Maddinson, no run, short ball , defends back to point
Over 1.3: Maher to Cruickshank, one run, leans on the ball and finds a single in the covers
Over 1.2: Maher to Jaques, no run, OUT, Jaques gets a good short ball from Maher and goes for the pull shot but gets the top edge and an easy catck taken By Ayre ! NSW are 1/1 off 1.2 overs.
Over 1.1: Maher to Jaques, no run, pushes the ball back to the bowler
1st Over
Over 0.6: Oakley to Maddinson, no run, leaves the ball over off stump and a good start to the over
Over 0.5: Oakley to Maddinson, no run, driven hard back to the bowler
Over 0.4: Oakley to Maddinson, no run, pushes the batsman onto the back foot and doesn't offer a shot
Over 0.3: Oakley to Jaques, one run, works the ball off the stumps into the leg side for a single
Over 0.2: Oakley to Jaques, no run, leaves the ball outside off stump
Over 0.1: Oakley to Jaques, no run, drives a wide ball into the covers and stopped well by the fielder
Other
15:37 New South Wales will need 273 runs to win this Futures League Match. With 4 session left to play.

New South Wales: Philip Jaques (c), Nic Maddinson, Tim Cruickshank, Scott Henry, David Dawson (wk), Tristan McDonald, Andrew McLean, Adam Zampa, Timm van der Gugten, Chris Tremain, Luke Doran, James Munting (12th)

ACT Comets: Mark Higgs (c), Samuel Miller, Andrew Maher, John Nicoll, Aaron Ayre (wk), Dean Solway, Blake Dean, Ben Oakley, Nick Winter, Daniel Rootes, Jono Dean, Michael Spaseski (12th)


Umpires: Davidson, GL (AUS), Wilds, T (AUS)
Third Umpire:
Match Refree: Tate, PJ (AUS)

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