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  • 2012 Champions League Twenty20

    Highveld Lions vs Sydney Sixers - Match 10

    October 18, 2012, 10:30PM AET Newlands, Cape Town

    Match Status: Completed
    Sydney Sixers won by 5 wickets

  • Sydney Sixers 5/ 141 (19.0)
  • Highveld Lions 9/ 137 (20.0)
  • Sydney Sixers won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 7.42
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
SPD Smith*252520100.00
NJ Maddinson01000.00
This Partnership:12 Runs From 7 Balls (R/R: 10.29)

BowlersOMRWEcon
Sohail Tanvir*4.002907.25
CH Morris3.0035111.67

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

19th Over
Standby for news of the Man of the Match. Mitchell Starc takes the award for his excellent bowling. Thanks for joining us and stay with the coverage for the next match, Yorkshire v the Mumbai Indians
So another quality performance by the Sixers, three wins on the trot and they stay on top of Group B, almost certain to make the Semis. The Lions are 2 and 1, with still a bit of work to do.
Over 18.6: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, FOUR, drives a yorker nack down the ground and the match is all over with an over to spare - well played by the Sixers who. SYS 5/141 (Maddinson 0, Smith 25)
Over 18.5: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, two runs, short, pulls away, well saved on the rope and scores are level
Over 18.4: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, FOUR, advances and lofts over wide mid off and the game is just about all over
Over 18.3: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, no run, great yorker, digs it out to cover
Over 18.2: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, two runs, advances and worked out to deep square leg - 7 wanted off 10 now
Over 18.1: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, no run, defends to point
18th Over
Over 17.6: Morris to Maddinson, no run, aims a cut and misses. SYS 5/129 (Maddinson 0, Smith 13)
Over 17.5: Morris to Henriques, no run, OUT, plays back and chops it back onto his stumps - 5/129, still some small hope for the Lions
Over 17.4: Morris to Henriques, FOUR, worked off the pads with power through forward square leg - just 9 more wanted now
Over 17.3: Morris to Henriques, no run, short, aims to pull but is beaten by the lack of bounce
Over 17.2: Morris to Henriques, no run, short outside off, slashes at it and misses
Over 17.1: Morris to Smith, one run, plays back and eases it away down to 3rd man
17th Over
Over 16.6: Nannes to Henriques, FOUR, short, pulls it away behind square leg - just 14 more wanted by the Sixers. SYS 4/124 (Smith 12, Henriques 5)
Over 16.5: Nannes to Henriques, no run, comes forward and pushes to point
Over 16.4: Nannes to Smith, one run, mows a ball off the stumps down to deep square leg
Over 16.3: Nannes to Smith, wide, down leg side, no need to play at that
Over 16.3: Nannes to Henriques, one run, shortish, defends to cover point
Over 16.2: Nannes to Smith, one run, plays off the back foot behind point
Over 16.1: Nannes to Haddin, no run, OUT, smashes a length ball hard down to long on, a good low chance held by de Kock who normally has the keepers gloves on - 4/116
16th Over
Over 15.6: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, no run, chips to mid wicket, 22 wanted off the last 24 balls. SYS 3/116 (Haddin 32, Smith 10)
Over 15.5: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, wide, leg side, aims to glance and misses
Over 15.5: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, no run, plays into the on-side, can't find the gap
Over 15.4: Sohail Tanvir to Haddin, one run, short outside off, cuts away to 3rd man, 23 wanted off 26 now
Over 15.3: Sohail Tanvir to Haddin, FOUR, dropped short, pulls away through mid wicket - nicely struck
Over 15.2: Sohail Tanvir to Smith, one run, flicks it away off his hip behind square leg
Over 15.1: Sohail Tanvir to Haddin, one run, plays away behind point
15th Over
Over 14.6: Nannes to Haddin, one run, drives to long off. SYS 3/108 (Haddin 26, Smith 9)
Over 14.5: Nannes to Smith, one run, makes room and drives out to deep cover
Over 14.4: Nannes to Smith, no run, plays back and can't get it away past point
Over 14.3: Nannes to Smith, no run, defends off the back foot to point
Over 14.2: Nannes to Smith, no run, defends to cover
Over 14.1: Nannes to Haddin, one run, full, pushes up to deep mid off
14th Over
So with 33 wanted off 36, Nannes returns to bowl
Over 13.6: Symes to Smith, two runs, full, clipped off the pads to deep mid wicket and they rush back, 21 off the over. SYS 3/105 (Haddin 24, Smith 8)
Over 13.5: Symes to Haddin, one run, worked off the pads through square leg
Over 13.4: Symes to Haddin, SIX, slog sweeps once more, and he has three on the trot!! What a game changer
Over 13.3: Symes to Haddin, SIX, goes hard again, this time up where Watson hit his, into the second tier of the stand
Over 13.2: Symes to Haddin, SIX, swings hard and high, onto the bank at deep square leg
Over 13.1: Symes to Haddin, no run, pushes to point
13th Over
Over 12.6: Phangiso to Smith, no run, fired in at the pads, glanced but misses - the end for Phangiso with 3/14 off four overs. SYS 3/84 (Haddin 5, Smith 6)
Over 12.5: Phangiso to Haddin, one run, late cuts to short 3rd man, Smith calls him through for a single
Over 12.4: Phangiso to Smith, one run, short, hammers to point who fumbles
Over 12.3: Phangiso to Smith, no run, drives towards mid on, the bowler dives to his right and saves it
Over 12.2: Phangiso to Smith, no run, pushes to cover
Over 12.1: Phangiso to Smith, two runs, drives off his pads out to deep mid wicket
12th Over
Over 11.6: Symes to Haddin, no run, advances and pushes back to the bowler, 58 wanted off the last 48 deliveries. SYS 3/80 (Haddin 4, Smith 3)
Over 11.5: Symes to Haddin, no run, defends to cover
Over 11.4: Symes to Smith, one run, worked off the pads to deep mid wicket, a second run is deemed too risky
Over 11.3: Symes to Smith, no run, well flighted, drives off a leading edge to cover
Over 11.2: Symes to Haddin, one run, drives to long on
Over 11.1: Symes to Haddin, two runs, advances and smashes it in the air down the ground
11th Over
Over 10.6: Phangiso to Smith, two runs, worked away out through mid wicket. SYS 3/76 (Haddin 1, Smith 2)
Over 10.5: Phangiso to Watson, no run, OUT, goes for a big slog sweep, top edges to the keeper and it's 3/74 - a big wicket
Over 10.4: Phangiso to Watson, no run, goes back, smashes it back to the bowler who fields well
Over 10.3: Phangiso to Haddin, one run, advances and drives to long off
Over 10.2: Phangiso to Haddin, no run, DROPPED, belts it hard back to the bowler, who puts down the tough head high chance
Over 10.1: Phangiso to Watson, one run, smashes one away to long off
10th Over
Over 9.6: Symes to Watson, one run, plays back and smashes it back down the ground. SYS 2/72 (Watson 46, Haddin 0)
Over 9.5: Symes to Watson, SIX, short, lofts him hard and high over wide long on - relieves the pressure there
Over 9.4: Symes to Watson, FOUR, swings hard at a leg side ball, runs quickly away to the long leg boundary
Over 9.3: Symes to Watson, no run, makes room but can only push to cover
Over 9.2: Symes to Watson, no run, comes forward and is taken on the pad
Over 9.1: Symes to Watson, no run, plays off the back foot to cover
9th Over
Over 8.6: Phangiso to Haddin, no run, advances and just pads it away. SYS 2/61 (Watson 35, Haddin 0)
Over 8.5: Phangiso to Haddin, no run, drives out to cover
Over 8.4: Phangiso to Haddin, no run, defends into the off side
Over 8.3: Phangiso to Thornely, wide, OUT, down leg, he advances and misses - out without actually facing a ball!!
Over 8.3: Phangiso to Lumb, no run, OUT, advances and goes for the big hit, he misses and loses his stumps - 1/60, Lumb gone for 22
Over 8.2: Phangiso to Watson, one run, worked off the pads to deep square leg, they walk a single
Over 8.1: Phangiso to Watson, no run, pulls around to short fine leg
8th Over
Over 7.6: de Bruyn to Watson, one run, leg side, worked out to deep square leg. SYS 0/59 (Lumb 22, Watson 34)
Over 7.5: de Bruyn to Watson, SIX, outside off and he lifts hard and high into the upperdeck of the stand - that was a biggie!!
Over 7.4: de Bruyn to Watson, no run, comes forward and defends up the pitch
Over 7.3: de Bruyn to Watson, wide, short down leg, aims a pull and misses
Over 7.3: de Bruyn to Watson, no run, full and really wide, he just reaches it as he drives to cover
Over 7.2: de Bruyn to Watson, no run, defends off the back to the bowler
Over 7.1: de Bruyn to Watson, two runs, full and wide, drives away behind point and that is the 50 partnership from 43 balls, the Sixers on target at the moment
7th Over
Over 6.6: Phangiso to Watson, one run, short, pulls around to deep square leg. SYS 0/49 (Lumb 22, Watson 25)
Over 6.5: Phangiso to Watson, no run, plays back and pushes back to the bowler
Over 6.4: Phangiso to Lumb, one run, quicker ball, swept away to deep square leg
Over 6.3: Phangiso to Lumb, no run, leans back and cuts to short 3rd man
Over 6.2: Phangiso to Watson, one run, drives to long on
Over 6.1: Phangiso to Lumb, one run, full, drives to long on
6th Over
Over 5.6: Morris to Watson, FOUR, slower ball and he cracks it away to the cover fence - 19 from the over. SYS 0/45 (Lumb 20, Watson 23)
Over 5.5: Morris to Watson, FOUR, full toss, plenty of width there and he smashes it away through the coers
Over 5.4: Morris to Watson, no run, makes room and smashes a drive to cover point
Over 5.3: Morris to Watson, SIX, makes room and smashes it over mid wicket, into the players dugout for a big one!!
Over 5.2: Morris to Lumb, one run, not as short this time, pulled off a bottom edge to long leg
Over 5.1: Morris to Lumb, FOUR, short, massacres a pull shot away through mid wicket
5th Over
Over 4.6: Nannes to Watson, no run, defends off the back foot to cover. SYS 0/26 (Lumb 15, Watson 9)
Over 4.5: Nannes to Lumb, one run, short, slower ball - pulls to short fine leg
Over 4.4: Nannes to Watson, one run, worked off the hip out through mid wicket
Over 4.3: Nannes to Lumb, one run, worked off the pads to deep square leg
Over 4.2: Nannes to Lumb, no run, plays from the crease and is beaten outside off
Over 4.1: Nannes to Watson, one run, full, drives away wide of mid on, Watson wanted two but was sent back by Lumb
4th Over
Over 3.6: Morris to Lumb, FOUR, full and wide, lashing it over gully, just landing inside the 3rd man rope. SYS 0/22 (Lumb 13, Watson 7)
Over 3.5: Morris to Lumb, no run, full and angling away, he drives and misses
Over 3.4: Morris to Watson, one run, short, aims a pull and is taken on the thigh - a little inside edge there as well
Over 3.3: Morris to Watson, FOUR, on the pads, glanced away fine - good shot by Watson who didn't panic after quite a few dots balls
Over 3.2: Morris to Watson, two runs, short, cuts to 3rd man and they get an overthrow due to a poor throw by Tanvir
Over 3.1: Morris to Watson, no run, short, leans it to a cut toward gully, Watson still yet to break his duck from 8 balls
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, whacks to mid wicket, again not able to score off it. SYS 0/11 (Lumb 9, Watson 0)
Over 2.5: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, slightly off speed, pushes to cover
Over 2.4: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, smacked to mid on - well fielded there by Bodi who just happens to be talking on mic to the commentators at the moment
Over 2.3: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, FOUR, advances and pulls it over mid wicket - much needed boundary as the Sixers were getting a little bogged down there
Over 2.2: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, slower ball, beats him as he comes forward
Over 2.1: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, full, drives hard to mid off
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Nannes to Watson, no run, comes forward again, takes the pad - again pitching outside leg, great over there from dirty Dirk. SYS 0/7 (Lumb 5, Watson 0)
Over 1.5: Nannes to Watson, wide, leg side, lets him off the hook a bit there
Over 1.5: Nannes to Watson, no run, comes forward and gets an inside edge away to the leg side - Nannes' pace is worrying Watson here
Over 1.4: Nannes to Watson, no run, full again, comes forward and blocks it to mid off
Over 1.3: Nannes to Watson, no run, really full, drives to mid off - good speed there, 142kph
Over 1.2: Nannes to Watson, no run, gets one that ducks back into him sharply as he aims to drive, pitches well outside leg
Over 1.1: Nannes to Watson, no run, full and very wide, drives at it and misses
1st Over
Over 0.6: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, FOUR, lifts one away off the stumps over square leg, excellent strike to end the over. SYS 0/6 (Lumb 5, Watson 0)
Over 0.5: Sohail Tanvir to Watson, leg bye, down leg side, takes the pad
Over 0.4: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, one run, wide, thrashes at it and edges to 3rd man
Over 0.3: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, punches a good length ball to point
Over 0.2: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, comes forward and is beaten by a beauty that moves slightly off the seam
Over 0.1: Sohail Tanvir to Lumb, no run, comes forward and punches to cover point
Other
00:15 We have a few delays due to an issue with the sightboard, Umpire Rod Tucker is trying to sort it all out
00:14 Righto, so the Sixers need 138 to win after it seemed they'd be chasing 150+

Highveld Lions: Alviro Petersen (c), Gulam Bodi, Quinton de Kock, Neil McKenzie, Zander de Bruyn, Thami Tsolekile (wk), Jean Symes, Chris Morris, Sohail Tanvir, Aaron Phangiso, Dirk Nannes

Sydney Sixers: Michael Lumb, Shane Watson, Brad Haddin (c/wk), Nic Maddinson, Steven Smith, Moises Henriques, Dominic Thornely, Stephen O'Keefe, Patrick Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc


Umpires: Dharmasena, HDPK (SLA), Tucker, RJ (AUS)
Third Umpire: Aleem Dar (PAK)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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