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  • 2012 Champions League Twenty20

    The Unlimited Titans vs Auckland Aces - Match 8

    October 17, 2012, 10:30PM AET Kingsmead, Durban

    Match Status: Completed
    Nashua Titans won by 59 runs

  • Auckland Aces All Out 113 (18.1)
  • The Unlimited Titans 4/ 172 (20.0)
  • Auckland Aces won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Current Run Rate: 6.22
  • Required Run Rate: 32.73
  • Graph
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
AR Adams*301722176.47
MD Bates14221063.64
This Partnership:45 Runs From 39 Balls (R/R: 6.92)

BowlersOMRWEcon
AC Thomas*3.101835.68
RE van der Merwe4.001814.50

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

19th Over
The most comprehensive of victories with the Nashua Titans completely outclassing the Auckland Aces. The final margin of 59 runs flatters the Aces, thanks to some late order hitting by the tail. For the Titans, well it was just an all round effort
Over 18.1: Thomas to Adams, no run, OUT, short, top edge, an easy catch to the sub at backward square
18th Over
Over 17.6: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, punches on the bounce to extra cover. AUC 9/113 (Adams 30, Bates 14)
Over 17.5: van der Merwe to Adams, one run, thumps to long on
Over 17.4: van der Merwe to Bates, one run, drives to long on
Over 17.3: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, pushes to cover
Over 17.2: van der Merwe to Adams, one run, runs to short third man
Over 17.1: van der Merwe to Bates, one run, turned to square leg
17th Over
Over 16.6: Thomas to Adams, two runs, lofts a low full toss over cover. AUC 9/109 (Adams 28, Bates 12)
Over 16.5: Thomas to Adams, no run, big swing and a miss, appears to pull a muscle
Over 16.4: Thomas to Adams, FOUR, slices over point
Over 16.3: Thomas to Bates, one run, drives to mid off, takes off with the shot
Over 16.2: Thomas to Adams, one run, backs away giving himself room and drags it through mid aicket
Over 16.1: Thomas to Bates, one run, dabs to third man
16th Over
Over 15.6: van der Merwe to Adams, no run, down the legside, must have just flicked the pad. AUC 9/100 (Adams 21, Bates 10)
Over 15.5: van der Merwe to Bates, one run, drives through mid off
Over 15.4: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, again it spins past the outside edge
Over 15.3: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, beaten outside off again
Over 15.2: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, beaten, spinning past the outside edge
Over 15.1: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, back in defence
15th Over
Over 14.6: Links to Bates, one run, worked through square leg. AUC 9/99 (Adams 21, Bates 9)
Over 14.5: Links to Adams, one run, clubbed to long on
Over 14.4: Links to Bates, one run, shorter ball, scooped to long on
Over 14.3: Links to Adams, one run, smacks to long on
Over 14.2: Links to Adams, SIX, smashes back over the bowlers head, hard, high and very long
Over 14.1: Links to Bates, one run, drives through the off side
14th Over
Over 13.6: de Villiers to Adams, no run, yorker, squirted out to point. AUC 9/88 (Adams 13, Bates 6)
Over 13.5: de Villiers to Adams, FOUR, short of a length, smashed to the deep mid wicket fence
Over 13.4: de Villiers to Adams, SIX, short, pulls over the fence at square leg
Over 13.3: de Villiers to Adams, two runs, pulls very high, just out of reach of the mid on
Over 13.2: de Villiers to Adams, no run, backing away, swing and a miss
Over 13.1: de Villiers to Bates, one run, worked backward of square
13th Over
Over 12.6: Links to Bates, one run, worked through square leg. AUC 9/75 (Adams 1, Bates 5)
Over 12.5: Links to Bates, no run, takes the pad
Over 12.4: Links to Bates, wide, quicker ball down the legside
Over 12.4: Links to Bates, FOUR, drives through the line, lofting over mid off to the fence
Over 12.3: Links to Bates, no run
Over 12.2: Links to Bates, no run, drives to the onside, doesn't find a gap
Over 12.1: Links to Adams, one run, worked off the pads to fine leg
12th Over
Over 11.6: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, defends on the off side. AUC 9/68 (Adams 0, Bates 0)
Over 11.5: van der Merwe to Bates, no run, beaten, spinning and bouncing past the outside edge
Over 11.4: van der Merwe to Hopkins, no run, OUT, thin edge playing across the crease, yet another dismissal
Over 11.3: van der Merwe to Hopkins, no run
Over 11.2: van der Merwe to Hopkins, no run, OUT, turns to the legside, yes / no call and Mills is left stranded, easy run out affected by the bowler
Over 11.1: van der Merwe to Hopkins, FOUR, edges through the vacant slips cordon
11th Over
Over 10.6: Links to Mills, no run, defends back to the bowler. AUC 7/64 (Hopkins 5, Mills 1)
Over 10.5: Links to Mills, no run, defends back to the bowler
Over 10.4: Links to Hopkins, one run, works to deep backward square
Over 10.3: Links to Hopkins, no run, turns with the spin to the legside
Over 10.2: Links to Mills, one run, worked forward of square
Over 10.1: Links to Hopkins, one run, tucked backward of square
10th Over
Over 9.6: de Villiers to Hopkins, one run, cuts to third man. AUC 7/61 (Hopkins 3, Mills 0)
Over 9.5: de Villiers to Hopkins, no run, leaves alone outside off
Over 9.4: de Villiers to Hopkins, no run, shoulders arma, ball jags back and just goes over the top of the off stump
Over 9.3: de Villiers to Hira, no run, OUT, attempted pull, top edge, straight up in the air, easy catch taken by the keeper
Over 9.2: de Villiers to Hira, no run, flashes and misses outside off
Over 9.1: de Villiers to Hopkins, one run, turned to the onside
9th Over
Over 8.6: Mbhalati to Hira, no run, misses, trying to glide to third man again. AUC 6/59 (Hopkins 1, Hira 0)
Over 8.5: Mbhalati to Hira, no run, short of a length tries to glide to third man
Over 8.4: Mbhalati to Hopkins, leg bye, APPEAL, big appeal for LBW, very close but a thin inside edge saves the batsman
Over 8.3: Mbhalati to de Grandhomme, no run, OUT, pulls, top edge, straight to Rudolph at deep backward square, Mbhalati on a hattrick
Over 8.2: Mbhalati to Munro, no run, OUT, lofts hard and high to deep mid wicket, Behardien takes his third catch of the innings
Over 8.1: Mbhalati to Munro, no run, down the tack, thick inside edge onto pad
8th Over
Over 7.6: van der Merwe to de Grandhomme, no run, edges, put down by the keeper, very hard chance. AUC 4/58 (Munro 4, de Grandhomme 14)
Over 7.5: van der Merwe to de Grandhomme, FOUR, advances, gets an inside edge this time, French cut with just enough legs to get to the boundary
Over 7.4: van der Merwe to Munro, three runs, top edges a reverse sweep, lands safely
Over 7.3: van der Merwe to Munro, no run, stroked back to the bowler
Over 7.2: van der Merwe to de Grandhomme, one run, punches off the backfoot through point
Over 7.1: van der Merwe to Munro, one run, worked through mid wicket
7th Over
Over 6.6: Links to Kitchen, no run, OUT, short, quicker ball, pulled straight down the throat of Behardien at deep mid wicket. AUC 4/49 (Kitchen 23, de Grandhomme 9)
Over 6.5: Links to de Grandhomme, one run, quicker ball, pulled backward of square
Over 6.4: Links to Kitchen, one run, tucked forward of square
Over 6.3: Links to de Grandhomme, one run, worked backward of square
Over 6.2: Links to de Grandhomme, no run, advances, bowler sees him coming so bowls it quicker and shorter
Over 6.1: Links to Kitchen, one run, worked off the pads through square leg
6th Over
Over 5.6: Thomas to Kitchen, one run, cuts to third man. AUC 3/45 (Kitchen 21, de Grandhomme 7)
Over 5.5: Thomas to de Grandhomme, one run, pulled through mid wicket
Over 5.4: Thomas to de Grandhomme, SIX, short, pulled high over fine leg, into the crowd on the hill
Over 5.3: Thomas to de Grandhomme, no run, squared up, ball bounces out on the off side
Over 5.2: Thomas to de Grandhomme, no run, beaten outside off
Over 5.1: Thomas to Azhar Mahmood, no run, OUT, dabs a late cut, straight into the hands of first slip
5th Over
Over 4.6: Mbhalati to Kitchen, FOUR, advances, too much width, absolutely smashes it through the covers. AUC 2/37 (Azhar Mahmood 7, Kitchen 20)
Over 4.5: Mbhalati to Azhar Mahmood, one run, worked off the thigh backward of square
Over 4.4: Mbhalati to Kitchen, one run, cuts to backward point
Over 4.3: Mbhalati to Kitchen, FOUR, short of a length, clubs hard over mid wicket
Over 4.2: Mbhalati to Kitchen, FOUR, advances, throws trhe kitchen sink at it, gets a thin edge, just over the top of first slip
Over 4.1: Mbhalati to Azhar Mahmood, one run, short, pulls through square leg
4th Over
Over 3.6: de Villiers to Azhar Mahmood, one run, slashes outside off, top edge flies high but safe. AUC 2/22 (Azhar Mahmood 5, Kitchen 7)
Over 3.5: de Villiers to Kitchen, one run, punches into the gap at extra cover
Over 3.4: de Villiers to Kitchen, no run, punched back to the bowler
Over 3.3: de Villiers to Azhar Mahmood, one run, whipped off the toes over backward square
Over 3.2: de Villiers to Kitchen, leg bye
Over 3.1: de Villiers to Kitchen, SIX, short, up and under pull shot, high to fine leg. Off the mark with a maximum!
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Mbhalati to Azhar Mahmood, two runs, whipped off the pads through mid wicket. AUC 2/12 (Azhar Mahmood 3, Kitchen 0)
Over 2.5: Mbhalati to Guptill, no run, OUT, short, goes hard at the pull shot, top edges, high to backward square, excellent catch taken racing in and getting down low
Over 2.4: Mbhalati to Guptill, no run, short, takes the cue end of the bat, lands just in front of the bowler
Over 2.3: Mbhalati to Guptill, no run
Over 2.2: Mbhalati to Azhar Mahmood, one run, dabs to third man
Over 2.1: Mbhalati to Guptill, one run, drags with little timing through mid wicket
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Thomas to Azhar Mahmood, no run, pushes to point. AUC 1/8 (Guptill 2, Azhar Mahmood 0)
Over 1.5: Thomas to Azhar Mahmood, no run, through to the keeper outside off
Over 1.4: Thomas to Vincent, no run, OUT, looking to glide to third man, just gets a thin edge straight through to the keeper
Over 1.3: Thomas to Vincent, no run, beaten, ball jags away past the outside edge
Over 1.2: Thomas to Guptill, one run, worked through mid wicket
Over 1.1: Thomas to Guptill, no run, digs the yorker out
1st Over
Over 0.6: Mbhalati to Vincent, no run, drives hard straight to mid on. AUC 0/7 (Guptill 1, Vincent 6)
Over 0.5: Mbhalati to Vincent, SIX, dances down the track, ball is tossed wide but he stretches for it and smashes it hard and high over long on
Over 0.4: Mbhalati to Vincent, no run
Over 0.3: Mbhalati to Vincent, no run, takes the pad but sliding down the legside
Over 0.2: Mbhalati to Guptill, one run, forward in defence, quick single taken
Over 0.1: Mbhalati to Guptill, no run, back defending
Other
00:11 Auckland need 173 runs to win off 20 overs at 8.65 runs per over

The Unlimited Titans: Henry Davids, Jacques Rudolph, Martin van Jaarsveld (c), Heino Kuhn (wk), Farhaan Behardien, David Wiese, Roelof van der Merwe, Cornelius de Villiers, Alfonso Thomas, Eden Links, Ethy Mbhalati, Mangaliso Mosehle (12th)

Auckland Aces: Martin Guptill, Lou Vincent, Azhar Mahmood, Anaru Kitchen, Gareth Hopkins (c/wk), Colin Munro, Colin de Grandhomme, Roneel Hira, Kyle Mills, Andre Adams, Michael Bates


Umpires: Ravi, S (IND), Taufel, SJA (AUS)
Third Umpire: Rauf, A (PAK)
Match Refree: Boon, DC (AUS)

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