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  • 2012 Champions League Twenty20

    Sydney Sixers vs The Unlimited Titans - 2nd Semi Final

    October 27, 2012, 2:30AM AET SuperSport Park, Centurion

    Match Status: Completed
    Sydney Sixers won by 2 wickets

  • Sydney Sixers 8/ 164 (20.0)
  • The Unlimited Titans 5/ 163 (20.0)
  • The Unlimited Titans won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 8.20
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
PJ Cummins*141001140.00
MA Starc01000.00
This Partnership:6 Runs From 4 Balls (R/R: 9.00)

BowlersOMRWEcon
CJD de Villiers*3.0031110.33
AC Thomas4.003629.00

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

20th Over
Thanks for reading, till Sunday it's goodnight!
Sydney Sixers won tonight by 2 wickets, moving through to the CLT20 Final on Sunday night against the Highveld Lions at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Stephen O'Keefe named player of the match, brilliant with both the bat and the ball this evening.
Over 19.6: de Villiers to Cummins, bye, played and missed the slower short ball, took off for the bye for which Cummins had to slide in at the bowlers' end. Sixers win!. SYS 8/164 (Cummins 14, Starc 0)
Over 19.5: de Villiers to Starc, leg bye, turned away off the thigh pad towards backward point. Scores Level with one ball to go.
Over 19.4: de Villiers to Cummins, leg bye, off the pad down on the onside. 2 runs off 2 balls, edge of your seat thrilling finish!
Over 19.3: de Villiers to Cummins, two runs, pulled round to deep forward square leg, ran for a second with Cummins almost run out by keeper Kuhn. 3 runs off 3 balls.
Over 19.2: de Villiers to Cummins, wide, strayed there outside off. 6 runs off 4 balls.
Over 19.2: de Villiers to Rohrer, no run, OUT, chipped in the air for van der Merwe to take at mid off.
Over 19.1: de Villiers to Rohrer, two runs, top edge scoop up over the keeper towards the rope. 6 runs off 5 balls.
19th Over
Sydney Sixers need 8 runs off the final over to progress through to the Final.
Over 18.6: Thomas to Cummins, two runs, skied top edge for Behardien who circled at mid off but was unable to take the catch. SYS 7/156 (Rohrer 19, Cummins 12)
Over 18.5: Thomas to Cummins, no run, swung and missed the slower ball outside off.
Sydney Sixers 150 in 80 mins off 18.4 overs (last 50: 47 balls)
Over 18.4: Thomas to Cummins, SIX, driven high over the long on fielder.
Over 18.3: Thomas to Cummins, two runs, turned away through forward square into a gap for two.
Over 18.2: Thomas to Rohrer, one run, full length ball worked off the off stump line to backward point.
Over 18.1: Thomas to Rohrer, no run, ducked under the short ball on the leg side, not called a wide as Rohrer stepped back there.
18th Over
Sydney Sixers need a further 19 runs off 12 balls.
Over 17.6: Wiese to Rohrer, one run, chopped down through mid wicket. SYS 7/145 (Rohrer 18, Cummins 2)
Over 17.5: Wiese to Rohrer, FOUR, pulled round through mid wicket.
Over 17.4: Wiese to Rohrer, no run, played back for Wiese to gather in his follow through.
Over 17.3: Wiese to Rohrer, two runs, played down through extra cover, took on the fielder with a second and just made it.
Over 17.2: Wiese to Cummins, one run, good length slower ball turned away through wide mid on.
Over 17.1: Wiese to Rohrer, one run, played down through wide mid on.
17th Over
Over 16.6: Thomas to Rohrer, one run, driven to mid off where Behardien dived to stop a boundary. SYS 7/136 (Rohrer 10, Cummins 1)
Over 16.5: Thomas to Cummins, leg bye, slower ball worked off the thigh pad while attempting to pull behind square leg.
Over 16.4: Thomas to Rohrer, one run, pulled in the air but safe in the gap at deep mid wicket.
Over 16.3: Thomas to Rohrer, no run, cut down to the cover fielder van Jaarsveld.
Over 16.2: Thomas to Cummins, one run, clipped the full ball through mid wicket.
Over 16.1: Thomas to McCullum, no run, OUT, slower ball that kept low hit the pad. Shout for LBW is given out!
16th Over
Sydney Sixers need 32 runs off 24 balls.
Over 15.6: Mbhalati to Henriques, no run, OUT, top edge skied high to Links at deep mid on. SYS 6/132 (Henriques 28, Rohrer 8)
Over 15.5: Mbhalati to Rohrer, one run, slower short length ball pulled round to fine leg.
Over 15.4: Mbhalati to Henriques, one run, played down to long on.
Over 15.3: Mbhalati to Henriques, SIX, pulled high over the forward square leg fence.
Over 15.2: Mbhalati to Rohrer, one run, pulled round to fine leg.
Over 15.1: Mbhalati to Rohrer, two runs, slower ball pulled high into the gap at deep forward square leg.
15th Over
Sydney Sixers need 43 runs off 30 balls to win now.
Over 14.6: Wiese to Henriques, no run, played back to the bowler. SYS 5/121 (Henriques 21, Rohrer 4)
Over 14.5: Wiese to Rohrer, leg bye, off the pad away on the off side towards point.
Over 14.4: Wiese to Henriques, one run, advanced with a slog down through extra cover.
Over 14.3: Wiese to Rohrer, one run, driven down to straight mid off.
Over 14.2: Wiese to Rohrer, no run, another play and a miss outside off.
Over 14.1: Wiese to Rohrer, no run, played and missed the off cutter slower ball outside off.
14th Over
Over 13.6: van der Merwe to Rohrer, one run, clipped through forward square leg. SYS 5/118 (Henriques 20, Rohrer 3)
Over 13.5: van der Merwe to Henriques, one run, forward with a push to cover point.
Over 13.4: van der Merwe to Henriques, no run, outside edge glide to backward point.
Over 13.3: van der Merwe to Henriques, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 13.2: van der Merwe to Rohrer, one run, swept through backward square leg.
Over 13.1: van der Merwe to Rohrer, no run, pushed back to the bowler.
13th Over
Sydney Sixers need 49 runs off 42 balls to win from here.
Over 12.6: Links to Rohrer, one run, forward with a glide through point. SYS 5/115 (Henriques 19, Rohrer 1)
Over 12.5: Links to Rohrer, no run, forward in turning to short mid wicket.
Over 12.4: Links to Henriques, one run, back foot glide to point.
Over 12.3: Links to Smith, no run, OUT, turned away on the onside, Henriques charged down the track with Smith stranded and run out at the bowlers' end by keeper Kuhn.
Over 12.2: Links to Henriques, one run, driven back for Links who deflected to straight mid off.
Over 12.1: Links to Henriques, SIX, pulled high over mid wicket.
12th Over
Over 11.6: van der Merwe to Henriques, one run, punched out through cover point. SYS 4/106 (Smith 3, Henriques 11)
Over 11.5: van der Merwe to Smith, one run, turned away to mid wicket.
Over 11.4: van der Merwe to Henriques, one run, driven through extra cover.
Over 11.3: van der Merwe to Smith, one run, played down wide of mid on.
Over 11.2: van der Merwe to Smith, no run, glided to cover while looking to turn through mid wicket.
Over 11.1: van der Merwe to Henriques, one run, turned away behind square leg.
11th Over
Over 10.6: Mbhalati to Smith, no run, defended on the off side towards cover. SYS 4/101 (Smith 1, Henriques 8)
Sydney Sixers 100 in 46 mins off 10.5 overs (last 50: 39 balls)
Over 10.5: Mbhalati to Henriques, three runs, DROPPED, top edge pull to forward square leg where de Villiers couldn't take the catch that was on offer.
Over 10.4: Mbhalati to Henriques, no run, glided quickly to backward point only for van der Merwe to pounce on it.
Over 10.3: Mbhalati to Smith, one run, turned away through mid wicket.
Over 10.2: Mbhalati to Henriques, one run, edged onto the pad away towards square leg.
Over 10.1: Mbhalati to Henriques, FOUR, on the back foot driving through wide mid on.
10th Over
Over 9.6: van der Merwe to Maddinson, no run, OUT, outside edge, set off for one but Maddinson was struggling with Kuhn throwing to van der Merwe for the run out at the bowlers' end.. SYS 4/92 (Maddinson 20, Smith 0)
Over 9.5: van der Merwe to Haddin, no run, OUT, skied high for Links to take the catch at deep mid wicket.
Over 9.4: van der Merwe to Haddin, no run, forward with a nervous edge to short third man.
Over 9.3: van der Merwe to Maddinson, one run, glided to short third man.
Over 9.2: van der Merwe to Maddinson, no run, APPEAL, hit the pad though just down leg side, confident shout for LBW turned down.
Over 9.1: van der Merwe to Haddin, one run, played down through extra cover.
9th Over
Over 8.6: Links to Maddinson, two runs, driven down through cover. SYS 2/90 (Haddin 2, Maddinson 19)
Over 8.5: Links to Haddin, one run, turned away on the full along the ground through forward square leg.
Over 8.4: Links to Maddinson, one run, worked away through forward square leg.
Over 8.3: Links to Haddin, one run, clipped away behind square leg.
Over 8.2: Links to O'Keefe, no run, OUT, attempted a slog sweep, down on one knee with a swing and a miss. Bowled on the off stump.
Over 8.1: Links to O'Keefe, no run, played back to the bowler.
8th Over
Over 7.6: van der Merwe to Maddinson, no run, dabbed away on the off side. SYS 1/85 (Maddinson 16, O'Keefe 32)
Over 7.5: van der Merwe to Maddinson, wide, full down the leg side.
Over 7.5: van der Merwe to Maddinson, FOUR, outside edge cut of the short length ball to third man.
Over 7.4: van der Merwe to O'Keefe, one run, turned away to short fine leg.
Over 7.3: van der Merwe to Maddinson, one run, chipped up over wide mid on towards long on.
Over 7.2: van der Merwe to Maddinson, no run, full length turning ball pushed down on the off side.
Over 7.1: van der Merwe to Maddinson, SIX, pulled the short ball up over square leg.
7th Over
Over 6.6: de Villiers to O'Keefe, FOUR, stepped back to the quicker ball and pulled over mid wicket. SYS 1/72 (Maddinson 5, O'Keefe 31)
Over 6.5: de Villiers to O'Keefe, two runs, slower ball pulled to deep mid wicket, Thomas with the slide stopped the boundary.
Over 6.4: de Villiers to O'Keefe, FOUR, pulled round in the air but tricky bounce for Mbhalati at deep backward square leg.
Over 6.3: de Villiers to O'Keefe, two runs, pulled down to long on where Thomas did the fielding.
Over 6.2: de Villiers to O'Keefe, no run, cut down a slower ball to short cover.
Over 6.1: de Villiers to O'Keefe, no run, lusty swing and a miss looking to pull over mid wicket, missed there and it is through to the keeper.
6th Over
Over 5.6: Mbhalati to Maddinson, no run, slower ball inside edge just missing the off stump there. SYS 1/60 (Maddinson 5, O'Keefe 19)
Over 5.5: Mbhalati to O'Keefe, one run, glided down to third man.
Over 5.4: Mbhalati to Maddinson, one run, short length ball dropped down on the off side towards point.
Over 5.3: Mbhalati to Maddinson, no run, driven back and well stopped by Mbhalati in his follow through.
Over 5.2: Mbhalati to Maddinson, no run, glided to backward point, misfielded but no runs taken.
Over 5.1: Mbhalati to Maddinson, FOUR, stepped back and cut over backward point.
5th Over
After Over 5: Sydney Sixers 1/54 - Run Rate: 10.80, Req RR: 7.33, To Win: 110 off 90 balls
Over 4.6: Thomas to O'Keefe, no run, played back to the bowler. SYS 1/54 (Maddinson 0, O'Keefe 18)
Over 4.5: Thomas to Lumb, no run, OUT, slower ball chipped high for van Jaarsveld to take the catch at cover point.
Over 4.4: Thomas to Lumb, no run, forward with an inside edge to mid wicket.
Over 4.3: Thomas to Lumb, wide, down the leg side, narrowly missed the glance attempt there.
Over 4.3: Thomas to Lumb, no run, forward to the full length ball, off the pad on the off side.
Over 4.2: Thomas to Lumb, wide, down the leg side.
Sydney Sixers 50 in 17 mins off 4.2 overs (last 50: 26 balls)
Over 4.2: Thomas to Lumb, FOUR, driven up over mid on for one bounce in the deep over the rope.
Over 4.1: Thomas to Lumb, SIX, stepped back and lofted high over mid wicket.
4th Over
Over 3.6: de Villiers to O'Keefe, FOUR, outside edged wide of the slip fielder to the third man rope. SYS 0/42 (Lumb 23, O'Keefe 18)
Over 3.5: de Villiers to O'Keefe, no run, shaped to cut the short ball with a play and a miss there outside off.
Over 3.4: de Villiers to O'Keefe, wide, down the leg side.
Over 3.4: de Villiers to Lumb, one run, cut down to extra cover.
Over 3.3: de Villiers to Lumb, FOUR, driven up over cover into the gap in the deep.
Over 3.2: de Villiers to Lumb, no run, attempted to cut the short length ball outside off with a swing and a miss.
Over 3.1: de Villiers to Lumb, FOUR, on the leg side, helped along to the fine leg rope.
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Thomas to Lumb, one run, worked away through square leg. SYS 0/28 (Lumb 14, O'Keefe 14)
Over 2.5: Thomas to Lumb, FOUR, timed nicely there down through cover to the rope.
Over 2.4: Thomas to O'Keefe, one run, advanced with a pull up over forward square leg with a bounce to the fielder in the deep.
Over 2.3: Thomas to O'Keefe, no run, back and pushing in defence to short mid off.
Over 2.2: Thomas to O'Keefe, no run, defended back for Thomas to gather in his follow through.
Over 2.1: Thomas to O'Keefe, FOUR, leaned back and cut down the overpitched ball outside off through point.
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Mbhalati to Lumb, no run, glided to backward point. SYS 0/18 (Lumb 9, O'Keefe 9)
Over 1.5: Mbhalati to Lumb, FOUR, driven out through cover.
Over 1.4: Mbhalati to Lumb, FOUR, short ball on the leg side whipped away over backward square leg.
Over 1.3: Mbhalati to Lumb, no run, slower ball played towards mid off.
Over 1.2: Mbhalati to Lumb, no run, chopped down with the straight bat on the off side.
Over 1.1: Mbhalati to Lumb, no run, shaped to turn but played through the shot too early and only pushed it down at his feet.
1st Over
Mbhalati to open from the Hennops River end.
Over 0.6: Links to Lumb, one run, forward with a push to extra cover. SYS 0/10 (Lumb 1, O'Keefe 9)
Over 0.5: Links to Lumb, no run, turned away to mid wicket.
Over 0.4: Links to O'Keefe, one run, pushed forward to cover.
Over 0.3: Links to O'Keefe, FOUR, back foot cut through cover.
Over 0.2: Links to O'Keefe, no run, swing and miss outside off.
Over 0.1: Links to O'Keefe, FOUR, short ball pulled down through forward square leg.
Other
04:10 Links to open from the Pavilion end, O'Keefe on strike. Sixers need 164 runs at 8.20 runs per over.

Sydney Sixers: Michael Lumb, Brad Haddin (c/wk), Nic Maddinson, Steven Smith, Moises Henriques, Ben Rohrer, Nathan McCullum, Stephen O'Keefe, Patrick Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood

The Unlimited Titans: Jacques Rudolph, Henry Davids, Heino Kuhn (wk), Martin van Jaarsveld (c), Farhaan Behardien, Roelof van der Merwe, David Wiese, Cornelius de Villiers, Alfonso Thomas, Eden Links, Ethy Mbhalati


Umpires: Asad Rauf (PAK), Erasmus, M (SAF)
Third Umpire: Taufel, SJA (AUS)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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