Australia fight hard but match still ends in a draw

The match has ended in a draw even though it looked like we might just have a result at a point.Looking at the way this match was played till the end there is no doubt if that one day where the match was cancelled due to rain was played it would have definitely had a result.The standout performers of the match were Michael Clarke(For his double century),Hashim Amla,Jaques Kallis and Ed Cowson(for their centuries).Below is the scorecard of the final day's play.

South Africa166-5 (67)RunsBalls4s6sSR
Alviro Petersenc Wade b Pattinson580062.5
*Graeme Smithc Quiney b Pattinson23673034.33
Hashim Amlac Hussey b Siddle38823146.34
Jacques Kallisc Clarke b Lyon49915153.85
AB de Villiersnot out291144025.44
Jacques Rudolphlbw b Lyon11360030.56
Vernon Philandernot out114007.14
Jean-Paul Duminy
Morne Morkel
Dale Steyn
Rory Kleinveldt
Extras: 10 b:2 lb:0 nb:5 w:3
Total: 166-5 (67) | Curr. RR: 2.48
FOW:Alviro Petersen (6-1, 1.3), *Graeme Smith (55-2, 20.5), Hashim Amla (102-3, 32.5), Jacques Kallis (129-4, 48.5), Jacques Rudolph (165-5, 62)

Ben Hilfenhaus153260101.73
James Pattinson193582233.05
Peter Siddle174361202.12
Nathan Lyon135412003.15
Rob Quiney4330000.75

Australia565-5 dec (138)RunsBalls4s6sSR
Ed Cowanrun out (Steyn)13625717052.92
David Warnerc Kallis b Steyn4150026.67
Rob Quineyc Steyn b Morkel9121075
Ricky Pontingc Kallis b Morkel05000
*Michael Clarkenot out25939826065.08
Michael Husseyc (sub) Plessis b Morkel10012913077.52
Matthew Wadenot out19353054.29
Nathan Lyon
Peter Siddle
James Pattinson
Ben Hilfenhaus
Extras: 38 b:0 lb:14 nb:23 w:1
Total: 565-5 dec (138) | Curr. RR: 4.09
FOW:David Warner (13-1, 4.4), Rob Quiney (30-2, 7.4), Ricky Ponting (40-3, 9.3), Ed Cowan (299-4, 84.4), Michael Hussey (527-5, 130.1)

South AfricaOMRWNbWdRPO
Dale Steyn3031291104.3
Vernon Philander3031030803.43
Morne Morkel3161273204.1
Rory Kleinveldt2119701214.62
Jacques Kallis123300002.5
*Graeme Smith90360004
Hashim Amla2090004.5
Alviro Petersen30200006.67


Passionate about Technology, Gaming, WWE, Cricket and of course blogging.


Post a Comment


Copyright @ 2014 GamerzWWE.