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SCO VS NAM Cricket Commentary

Super 12 - Match 2127-Oct-2021

109/820.0 oversRun rate: 5.45
VS
115/619.1 oversRun rate: 6
Namibia beat Scotland by 4 wickets
Namibia First innings
JJ Smit32 | 23)*
Safyaan Sharif3.1|0|21|1
619.119.1: Safyaan Sharif to JJ Smit, SIX! JJ Smit says enough is enough! He finishes things off in style! Shariff goes full and outside off, JJ Smit carves it over deep point for a maximum. NAMIBIA WIN BY 4 WICKETS! 
19 Overs | Runs : 109/6 | Run rate : 5.74
018.618.6: Brad Wheal to Pikky Ya France, Full again, outside off. Pikky Ya France again pushes it on the off side. 
018.518.5: Brad Wheal to Pikky Ya France, Full and on off, Pikky Ya France pushes it to short extra cover. 
018.418.4: Brad Wheal to Jan Frylinck, OUT! CAUGHT! Would you believe it? A full toss outside off, Jan Frylinck could have hit that anywhere in the ground but smashes it straight to the mid-wicket fielder. Calum MacLeod takes the simplest of catches. Namibia fans will have to wait a few more minutes for the celebrations.
118.318.3: Brad Wheal to JJ Smit, On middle, pushed to mid on for a single. Scores level now! 
418.218.2: Brad Wheal to JJ Smit, FOUR! Nobody's running after that! Just 2 needed now. Fuller in length, on off. JJ Smit leans onto it and drives it through extra cover for a boundary. 
118.118.1: Brad Wheal to Jan Frylinck, Fuller in length, on off. Jan Frylinck drives it to left of the mid off fielder for a single.
18 Overs | Runs : 103/5 | Run rate : 5.72
117.617.6: Michael Leask to Jan Frylinck, Flatter ball, outside off Jan Frylinck hangs back and cuts it through cover-point for a single. 7 needed from 12 balls. 
017.517.5: Michael Leask to Jan Frylinck, Short and on off, Jan Frylinck mistimes his pull to mid-wicket. 
017.417.4: Michael Leask to David Wiese, OUT! TAKEN! Excellent bowling from Michael Leask. Comes 'round the wicket and bowls it short and outside off, David Wiese chardges down the track and looks to go for another big shot. This time the ball goes off the outside edge towards short third man. Mark Watt moves to his left to grab the catch. Scotland aren't giving up without giving a fight. 
017.317.3: Michael Leask to David Wiese, On middle and leg, David Wiese looks to tuck it on the leg side but misses and gets hit on the thigh pad.
617.217.2: Michael Leask to David Wiese, SIX! That will do for Namibia! Full and on off, David Wiese shimmies down the track and smacks it straight down the ground for a biggie. That will release some pressure off Wiese's shoulders.
017.117.1: Michael Leask to David Wiese, Tosses it up, outside off. Punched towards covers.
17 Overs | Runs : 96/4 | Run rate : 5.65
016.616.6: Mark Watt to JJ Smit, That was close! Full and on leg, JJ Smit looks to smack it downtown but misses. That missed hitting the leg stump by a whisker. An excellent over from Mark Watt. Just 3 runs from it.
016.516.5: Mark Watt to JJ Smit, On off, pushed back to the bowler.
016.416.4: Mark Watt to JJ Smit, On leg, JJ Smit looks to clip it on the leg side. He misses and gets hit on the pads.
116.316.3: Mark Watt to David Wiese, Loopy ball, on off. David Wiese pushes it through covers off the backfoot for a single.
116.216.2: Mark Watt to JJ Smit, Flatter ball, on off. JJ Smit looks to defend. The ball goes off the inside half to square leg for a single.
116.116.1: Mark Watt to David Wiese, Full and on the pads, David Wiese nudges it to long on for one.
16 Overs | Runs : 93/4 | Run rate : 5.81
015.615.6: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, On off, Smit plays it back to the bowler.
215.515.5: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Full and on middle. Smit clips it through mid-wicket for a couple.
015.415.4: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Darted on the pads. Smit misses his flick. The ball takes the pads and rolls out.
015.315.3: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Loopy ball, full and on off. Smit defends it out solidly.
615.215.2: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, SIX! BANG! Full toss and on off. Smit stays back and smokes it over the mid-wicket fence for a biggie. Namibia's game to lose hereon!
015.115.1: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Flatter and on off. Smit whips across the line and works it to mid-wicket.
15 Overs | Runs : 85/4 | Run rate : 5.67
114.714.6: Safyaan Sharif to JJ Smit, Full and on the pads. Smit flick it to short fine leg for another single. 25 needed in 30 balls.
014.614.5: Safyaan Sharif to JJ Smit, Good length and outside off. Smit hangs back and looks to cut it away but misses.
014.514.5: Safyaan Sharif to JJ Smit, WIDE! A length ball, down leg. Smit misses his flick. Wide called.
114.414.4: Safyaan Sharif to David Wiese, Full and on off. Wiese works it to long on for a single.
214.314.3: Safyaan Sharif to David Wiese, A couple more now! Touch short and on off. David Wiese pulls it to deep square leg. Brad Wheal does well in the deep to stop the boundary. The batters take two runs.
114.214.2: Safyaan Sharif to JJ Smit, A length ball, around middle and leg. Smit clips it to the leg side for a single.
414.114.1: Safyaan Sharif to JJ Smit, FOUR! Good-looking shot! Smit is on the charge straightaway. A length ball, outside off. Smit hangs back and punches it through point for a boundary.
14 Overs | Runs : 75/4 | Run rate : 5.36
113.613.6: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Flatter and short, on off. Smit stays back and pulls it through mid-wicket. He gets a single this time.
013.513.5: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, On off. Smit whips it to mid-wicket but straight to the fielder.
213.413.4: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Tossed up, on off. Smit prods and pushes it towards backward point for a couple.
013.313.3: Chris Greaves to JJ Smit, Floated, full and on off. Smit plays it back to the bowler.
113.213.2: Chris Greaves to David Wiese, Full and on middle. Wiese chases it. The ball takes the inside edge and goes towards fine leg. They take one.
013.113.1: Chris Greaves to David Wiese, Short and outside off. Wiese looks to chase it but misses.
13 Overs | Runs : 71/4 | Run rate : 5.46
212.612.6: Mark Watt to JJ Smit, On the pads, flicked through square leg for a brace.
112.512.5: Mark Watt to David Wiese, Short and outside off. Wiese cuts it through point for a single.
112.412.4: Mark Watt to JJ Smit, Floated, full and on off. Smit pushes it to cover for a single.
012.312.3: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, OUT! STUMPED! Matt gets his first wicket. Mark Watt bowls down the leg yet again and this time it is fruitful. Scotland get their fourth wicket. Full and down leg. Williams comes down the track but misses his flick. The keeper goes to his left collects the ball and is quick to whip the bails to get rid of Williams. The umpire takes it upstairs to confirm if it was caught behind. The UltraEdge shows the bat was absent and the stumping was a neat one.
212.212.2: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, Full and outside off. Williams slashes it through covers for a brace.
012.112.1: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, Full and on middle. Williams comes down and tucks it to the leg side.
12 Overs | Runs : 65/3 | Run rate : 5.42
211.611.6: Michael Leask to David Wiese, A touch shorter, on leg stump. David Wiese goes on the back foot and tucks it behind square on the leg side for an easy two.
011.511.5: Michael Leask to David Wiese, Flatter one, on off and Wiese taps it back onto the deck.
111.411.4: Michael Leask to Craig Williams, On the pads and this is flicked behind square for a single.
111.311.3: Michael Leask to David Wiese, Tossed up, on leg stump. Wiese drives it past mid on for a single.
011.211.2: Michael Leask to Gerhard Erasmus, OUT! BOWLED! What a ripper from Michael Leask! Leask slows this one up and flights it beautifully around middle and leg stump. Gerhard Erasmus is completely beaten in flight as he strides forward to play at it. The ball goes between bat and pad and clips the top of leg stump. The skipper has to depart and Michael Leask is absolutely ecstatic.
111.111.1: Michael Leask to Craig Williams, Shorter one, on off. Williams goes deep in his crease to pull it towards long off for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 60/2 | Run rate : 5.45
210.610.6: Mark Watt to Gerhard Erasmus, Misfield and they get two runs. Around off and this is punched off the back foot by Erasmus towards point where the fielder makes a half stop. The batters take two off the misfield. Good running.
110.510.5: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, A touch short and wide, cut away through cover for a single.
010.410.4: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, Can't get it through. A low full toss, on off and Craig Williams strokes it straight to cover.
010.310.3: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, Flatter one, angled into middle stump. Williams keeps it out.
110.210.2: Mark Watt to Gerhard Erasmus, Quicker one, on off and Gerhard Erasmus dabs it down towards short third man for a quick single.
010.110.1: Mark Watt to Gerhard Erasmus, On middle and blocked out by Erasmus.
10 Overs | Runs : 56/2 | Run rate : 5.6
19.69.6: Chris Greaves to Gerhard Erasmus, A touch short, around off. Erasmus cuts it off the back foot towards cover for a run.
19.59.5: Chris Greaves to Craig Williams, Fullish ball, on middle and leg and this one skids on. Williams tickles it behind and the fielder dives in to his right at short fine leg to save the boundary. Just the single taken.
09.49.4: Chris Greaves to Gerhard Erasmus, LEG BYE! Sliding down the leg side, Erasmus looks to dab it down but the ball comes off his pads and goes towards short fine leg. They take a leg bye.
19.39.3: Chris Greaves to Craig Williams, Fullish ball, around off. Williams steps out of the crease and eases it down to long off for a single.
29.29.2: Chris Greaves to Craig Williams, Shortish ball, angled in on middle. Williams punches it off the back foot through cover for a couple of runs.
09.19.1: Chris Greaves to Zane Green, OUT! TAKEN! George Munsey takes a brilliant catch. Chris Greaves bowls another googly, around off stump and Zane Green doesn't pick it up. Green dances down the track looking to go downtown but ends up splicing it high and over extra cover. George Munsey races in from the deep and puts in the dive to pouch it. Chris Greaves has his man and can Scotland build on this wicket?
9 Overs | Runs : 50/2 | Run rate : 5.56
68.78.6: Mark Watt to Craig Williams, SIX! Craig Williams decides its time to step on the gas. Watt tosses this up, on off and Williams just skips down the track to lift it over the long on fence for a biggie.
08.68.5: Mark Watt to Zane Green, LEG BYE! Slowed up, around leg stump. Zane Green looks to tuck it away but the ball goes off the pads on the leg side. They take a leg bye.
08.58.5: Mark Watt to Zane Green, WIDE! Spilled way down the leg side. Wided.
28.48.4: Mark Watt to Zane Green, What an effort in the deep, definitely two runs saved. On middle and Green slog-sweeps it towards the cow corner fence. The fielder runs in from long on and slides in to cut it off, keeping it to a couple.
08.38.3: Mark Watt to Zane Green, Flatter one, on middle and Green flicks it straight to square leg.
08.28.2: Mark Watt to Zane Green, NOT OUT! Slightly fuller, around leg stump. Zane Green gets on one knee to sweep it away but misses and gets rapped on the back leg. The Scots appeal but the umpire is unmoved. Richie Berrington does take the review but the Ball Tracker shows that the ball is pitching outside leg.
08.18.1: Mark Watt to Zane Green, Almost carried that one. On a length, on middle. Green looks to get it away on the leg side but gets a leading edge just short of the bowler.
8 Overs | Runs : 40/1 | Run rate : 5
07.67.6: Chris Greaves to Craig Williams, Floated, full and on leg. Williams looks to flick it away but misses. He gets rapped on the pads. Greaves appeals but the umpire is unmoved. Richie Berrington the stand-in skipper has a long chat with the players but decides to go against the review in the end.
07.57.5: Chris Greaves to Craig Williams, Full and on leg. Williams makes room and looks to push it to the off side but gets an inside edge and the ball rolls out.
07.47.4: Chris Greaves to Craig Williams, TWO LEG BYES! Floated, around middle. Williams comes down the track and looks to flick it away but misses. The ball takes the pads and goes past the keeper towards third man. The batters run two and umpire signals it as leg byes.
17.37.3: Chris Greaves to Zane Green, Flatter and on off. Green cuts it towards point and gets a single.
07.27.2: Chris Greaves to Zane Green, Floated, full and on off. Green looks to sweep it away. He gets an inside edge and ball rolls to the right of the keeper.
47.17.1: Chris Greaves to Zane Green, FOUR! Nicely played! Green gets his first boundary of the chase. Full and on off. Green comes across and scoops it towards fine leg and bags a boundary.
7 Overs | Runs : 33/1 | Run rate : 4.71
16.66.6: Brad Wheal to Zane Green, On a length, on off. Green defends it to square on the off side. The batters cross for a quick single.
06.56.5: Brad Wheal to Zane Green, Full and on off. Green defends it out. Craig Williams wanted a single but was sent back by Green. The fielder has a throw at the bowler's end but misses. A direct hit could have been interesting! 
16.46.4: Brad Wheal to Craig Williams, Another single for Williams. Good length and on middle. Williams stays back and pushes it to point for a run.
16.36.3: Brad Wheal to Zane Green, Short, around middle and leg. Green pulls it through square leg for a single.
06.26.2: Brad Wheal to Zane Green, Length and on off. Green pushes it to cover.
16.16.1: Brad Wheal to Craig Williams, Fuller and on off. Williams stays back and pushes it through cover-point for a single.
6 Overs | Runs : 29/1 | Run rate : 4.83
15.65.6: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, On a length, around off. Williams comes down the track and punches it past extra cover. The batters pick a single. At the end of Powerplay, Namibia are at 29/1.
05.55.5: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, Touch short and outside off. Williams looks to cut it away. The ball takes the inner half and ends up back to the bowler.
05.45.4: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, A dot to follow the wicket! Length and on off. Williams pushes it to covers with an angled bat.
05.35.3: Safyaan Sharif to Michael Van Lingen, OUT! CAUGHT! Safyaan Sharif draws the first blood. He gets a wicket to his name. A length ball, on off. Michael Van Lingen looks to heave it across the line, but is a bit early in his shot. The ball goes off the leading edge and balloons towards cover. Richie Berrington settles under it and takes an easy catch. The bowlers will aim to build on this wicket now.
15.25.2: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, Another single now! Williams is still finding his rhythm. Tad short and on off. Williams pulls it through mid-wicket for a single.
15.15.1: Safyaan Sharif to Michael Van Lingen, Sharif hurls in a length ball, on off. Van Lingen tucks it to the leg side for a single.
5 Overs | Runs : 26/0 | Run rate : 5.2
14.64.6: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, Full and on off. Michael Van Lingen pushes it to mid off for a single. Josh Davey has been a tad expensive in his second over. 10 runs coming from the over. 
44.54.5: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries. Michael Van Lingen is on the charge now. A length ball, on off. Michael Van Lingen drills it past mid on for a boundary.
44.44.4: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, FOUR! Top Shot. Michael Van Lingen gets the first boundary of the chase. That should break the shackles. Touch short and on off. Michael Van Lingen pulls it over mid-wicket and bags a boundary.
04.34.3: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, SWING AND A MISS! A length ball, outside off. Michael Van Lingen comes down the track and looks to heave it away but misses.
04.24.2: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, Davey comes around the wicket now. On a length, around off. Michael Van Lingen pushes it to cover.
14.14.1: Josh Davey to Craig Williams, A length ball, outside off. Williams swings his blade at it. The ball takes the outside edge and goes towards deep backward point. They take one.
4 Overs | Runs : 16/0 | Run rate : 4
03.63.6: Safyaan Sharif to Michael Van Lingen, Good-length ball, attacking the stumps. Michael Van Lingen defends it back to the bowler. 
03.53.5: Safyaan Sharif to Michael Van Lingen, On a length, around off. Michael Van Lingen pushes it to extra cover. 
13.43.4: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, Good-length ball, on off. Craig Williams taps it to point. Michael Van Lingen sets off for a single but is sent back by his partner. He is halfway down the track. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. The batters eventually takes a single off overthrows. Replay shows that had that hit the stumps, Michael Van Lingen was a goner. 
03.33.3: Safyaan Sharif to Michael Van Lingen, On a length, on leg. Michael Van Lingen looks to pull but misses. He gets hit on the thigh pad. Safyaan Sharif appeals for an LBW but the umpire is unmoved. The batters take a leg bye. 
13.23.2: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, Short of a length, on middle, at 125 kph. Craig Williams hops and tucks it to square leg for a run.
03.13.1: Safyaan Sharif to Craig Williams, On a length, on off. Craig Williams defends it on the off side. 
3 Overs | Runs : 13/0 | Run rate : 4.33
02.62.6: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, Outside off, steered towards point. Excllent bowling from Brad Wheal. Just 2 runs from it.
02.52.5: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, Good-length ball, around off, at 134 kph. Michael Van Lingen looks to drive but gets beaten by the inward movement. 
22.42.4: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, On a good length, outside off. Michael Van Lingen punches it off the backfoot through covers for a couple of runs. 
02.32.3: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, On a length, on leg. Michael Van Lingen tries to clip it on the leg side but gets rapped on the pads once again. 
02.22.2: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, On a length, on leg. Michael Van Lingen looks to work it on the leg side. Gets an inside edge back onto the pads. 
02.12.1: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, Short of a length, on off. Pulled to mid-wicket. The fielder moves to his right to stop the ball. 
2 Overs | Runs : 11/0 | Run rate : 5.5
01.61.6: Josh Davey to Craig Williams, Crunched but straight to the fielder! Good-length ball, outside off. Craig Williams slaps it on the backfoot but straight to the fielder at covers. 
11.51.5: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, Touch fuller, on middle. Michael Van Lingen knocks it in front of mid on for a run.
21.41.4: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, Two again! On a good length, outside off, at 128 kph. Michael Van Lingen steers it to deep point for a brace. 
21.31.3: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, On a length, on middle. Michael Van Lingen tucks it to deep backward square leg for a couple of runs. 
01.21.2: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, Overpitched delivery, on middle. Michael Van Lingen drills it to mid on.
01.11.1: Josh Davey to Michael Van Lingen, Good line and length from Josh Davey! Around off, swinging away, Michael Van Lingen looks to push it on the off side. The ball whizzes past the outside edge. 
1 Overs | Runs : 6/0 | Run rate : 6
00.60.6: Brad Wheal to Craig Williams, Good-length ball, around off, shaping away from the batter, at 130 kph. Craig Williams prods and looks to defend. The ball zips past the outside edge. 6 runs from the first over. 
00.50.5: Brad Wheal to Craig Williams, Good-length ball, on middle. Craig Williams defends it on the off side. 
10.40.4: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, Nearly dragged on! Length ball outside off, Michael Van Lingen looks to drive. The ball goes off the inside edge past the stumps to short fine leg. A single is taken.
00.30.3: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, Fuller in length, on middle. Michael Van Lingen pushes it back to the bowler. 
00.20.2: Brad Wheal to Michael Van Lingen, FOUR LEG BYES! Namibia got the start they wanted with the ball and have now got a start with the bat as well. This is bowled full and on leg, Michael Van Lingen looks to flick but misses. The ball goes off the pads and races away to the fine leg fence. 
10.10.1: Brad Wheal to Craig Williams, Brad Wheal starts with a short of a length, on middle. Craig Williams hops and drops the ball on the leg side. He takes a single. Namibia and Craig Williams are underway! 
Scotland First innings
Chris Greaves25 | 32)*
Josh Davey(5 | 5)
David Wiese4|0|22|1
019.719.6: David Wiese to Chris Greaves, OUT! RUN OUT! Excellent finish by David Wiese. Wiese gets in the yorker this time and Chris Greaves can't get under it as he ends up bunting it back to the bowler. Josh Davey is already halfway down the pitch and there's just no run there. David Wiese collects the ball and then just walks back to knock over the bails.  SCOTLAND END WITH 109/8!
119.619.5: David Wiese to Josh Davey, Length ball, on middle and this is heaved down to deep mid-wicket for just a single yet again.
019.519.5: David Wiese to Josh Davey, WIDE! Slower bumper, around the helmet of the batter. This one is just a bit too high and a wide is signalled.
119.419.4: David Wiese to Chris Greaves, Fullish ball, around off. Greaves looks to thrash it through cover but the ball goes off the inner half of the bat to the right of the bowler. They do get across for a quick single.
119.319.3: David Wiese to Josh Davey, Full and straight, flicked in front of square on the leg side towards deep mid-wicket for another one.
219.219.2: David Wiese to Josh Davey, A length ball, on off. Davey heaves this one towards deep mid-wicket and races back for the second. Good running.
119.119.1: David Wiese to Chris Greaves, Full and on the pads, tucked away behind square on the leg side for a single by Greaves.
19 Overs | Runs : 102/7 | Run rate : 5.37
118.618.6: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Slower delivery, banged into the deck and Chris Greaves manages to pull it towards deep mid-wicket for a single. Jan Frylinck finishes with excellent figures of 4-0-10-2!
118.518.5: Jan Frylinck to Josh Davey, On off and this is eased down to long off for a single.
018.418.4: Jan Frylinck to Josh Davey, Peach of a delivery from Jan Frylinck. This is bowled on a nagging length, outside off and is angled in. The ball just straightens after pitching and whizzes past the outside edge.
118.318.3: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Frylinck bowls it into the pitch again and this time Greaves manages to heave it towards long on for a single. The 100 is up for Scotland.
018.218.2: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Swing and a miss from Greaves. Good-length ball, around off and beats the batter all ends up.
018.118.1: Jan Frylinck to Mark Watt, OUT! CAUGHT! Another one bites the dust as Jan Frylinck picks up his second wicket. Frylinck looks for the yorker on middle stump, but just misses it. Mark Watt clears his front leg and looks to get underneath the ball but doesn't quite manage to do so. In the end, Watt ends up chipping it straight to Gerhard Erasmus at long on who takes a simple catch.
18 Overs | Runs : 99/7 | Run rate : 5.5
017.617.6: David Wiese to Chris Greaves, Wiese bangs in a shorter one this time, around middle. Greaves looks to up the ante by swiping across but misses. Just 3 runs of the over.
017.517.5: David Wiese to Chris Greaves, Another excellent slower ball from David Wiese. Bowls it into the pitch, around off. Graeves steps forward looking to pull it in front of square but gets undone by the lack of pace.
117.417.4: David Wiese to Mark Watt, Length again, well outside off. Watt goes well across his stumps and flicks it aerially towards fine leg for a single.
017.317.3: David Wiese to Mark Watt, Slower one again from Wiese. This is on a length, around off and slanting across. Watt dances down the track looking to thrash it through covers but gets beaten by the lack of pace.
117.217.2: David Wiese to Chris Greaves, Slower one, bowled into the pitch and angled in at the body. Greaves makes room and taps it towards mid on for another one.
117.117.1: David Wiese to Mark Watt, A length ball, on off and angling across. Watt whips it through mid-wicket for a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 96/6 | Run rate : 5.65
016.616.6: JJ Smit to Chris Greaves, Greaves looks to get funky now. Full, around off and Greaves just looks to reverse paddle it past short third man but doesn't make any connection.
216.516.5: JJ Smit to Chris Greaves, Full and just outside off, Greaves makes a bit of room and thrashes it through extra cover. The fielder from long off runs around and keeps it to a couple.
116.416.4: JJ Smit to Mark Watt, Length again, around middle. Watt hops and dabs it down towards the mid-wicket region for an easy single.
016.316.3: JJ Smit to Mark Watt, Smit hits the length hard and angled it in around off stump. Watt hangs back and blocks it out.
016.216.2: JJ Smit to Michael Leask, OUT! Cleaned up! The dangerman Michael Leask is gone! Michael Leask will be really disappointed with that and this wicket could prove to be the difference in the context of this match. Leask walks right across his stumps and JJ Smit fires it in full and on off stump. Leask looks to scoop it over the keeper but the ball is just too full and in the end Leask gets beaten by the pace. The ball crashes into off stump and JJ Smit has provided the breakthrough for Namibia.
116.116.1: JJ Smit to Chris Greaves, Full and wide, Greaves squeezes it out to point for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 92/5 | Run rate : 5.75
215.615.6: Pikky Ya France to Michael Leask, On off, Michael Leask prods and pushes it to the vacant deep mid-wicket region for a couple of runs. 
415.515.5: Pikky Ya France to Michael Leask, FOUR! Well executed! Short and on middle, Michael Leask gets on his one knee and slog-sweeps it behind square on the leg side for a boundary. 
115.415.4: Pikky Ya France to Chris Greaves, Floats it up, on middle. Chris Greaves sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. 
015.315.3: Pikky Ya France to Chris Greaves, Full and on leg, pushed back to the bowler.
015.215.2: Pikky Ya France to Chris Greaves, Tosses it up, on middle. Chris Greaves looks to reverse sweep but misses and gets hit on the pads. Pikky Ya France appeals for an LBW but the umpire says no.
015.115.1: Pikky Ya France to Michael Leask, Loopy ball, on off. Michael Leask moves across and misses his glance. He gets hit on the pads and the batters take a leg bye. 
15 Overs | Runs : 85/5 | Run rate : 5.67
014.614.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Chris Greaves, Fuller in length, wide outside off. Chris Greaves backed away a bit too much and could not manage to reach the ball. 
114.514.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Michael Leask, Full again, outside off. Michael Leask jams it out to mid off. A single. 
114.414.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Chris Greaves, NOT OUT! On a length, on off. Chris Greaves taps it towards point. He takes off for a quick single. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end and scores a direct hit. The umpire take it upstairs. Replay shows the batter was well inside the crease. 
014.314.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Chris Greaves, Fuller in length, around off. Chris Greaves again tries to use the angle and looks to paddle but misses it this time around. 
014.214.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Chris Greaves, Slower and fuller, on leg. Chris Greaves pushes it to mid off. 
414.114.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Chris Greaves, FOUR! What a shot! Ruben Trumpelmann bowls it on a length, on off. Chris Greaves gets low on one knee and paddles it behind square on the leg side. The ball races away to the boundary in a flash. 
14 Overs | Runs : 78/5 | Run rate : 5.57
113.613.6: Bernard Scholtz to Chris Greaves, On the pads, worked to short fine leg for a single.
413.513.5: Bernard Scholtz to Chris Greaves, FOUR! Nicely played! Chris Greaves stays on the leg side, Bernard Scholtz follows him up and bowls it flatter. Chris Greaves lofts the ball towards deep extra cover and gets a boundary. 
213.413.4: Bernard Scholtz to Chris Greaves, Tosses it up on middle, Chris Greaves slog-sweeps it to deep mid-wicket for a brace.  
013.313.3: Bernard Scholtz to Chris Greaves, Floats it up, on leg. Chris Greaves looks to work it on the leg side but gets hit on the pads. 
113.213.2: Bernard Scholtz to Michael Leask, On the pads, clipped to deep mid-wicket for one. 
213.113.1: Bernard Scholtz to Michael Leask, Flatter ball, on leg. Michael Leask gets on his knee and sweeps it to deep mid-wicket. He pushes hard for the second run and gets it to the other end with an outstretched dive. Zane Green whips the bails off but the batter was well in.
13 Overs | Runs : 68/5 | Run rate : 5.23
112.612.6: JJ Smit to Michael Leask, Full around off, driven to extra cover for a single. 
612.512.5: JJ Smit to Michael Leask, SIX! Smashed! Length ball, on middle. Michael Leask advances down the track and launches the ball over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. 
012.412.4: JJ Smit to Michael Leask, Length ball, outside off. Michael Leask slashes but misses. 
112.312.3: JJ Smit to Chris Greaves, Short of a length, on middle. Chris Greaves crouches low and plays a half pull to deep square leg for a single.
212.212.2: JJ Smit to Chris Greaves, Fraction short on middle, Chris Greaves pulls it towards deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
012.112.1: JJ Smit to Chris Greaves, Good-length ball, on middle and leg. Chris Greaves turns it to mid-wicket.
12 Overs | Runs : 58/5 | Run rate : 4.83
111.611.6: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Oh he almost got another wicket off the last one. A length ball, outside off. Greaves stays back and looks to defend it out. But all he manages to get is an outside edge. The keeper dives low to his right, but the ball spills out of his gloves. This alllows the batters to take a single.
011.511.5: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Good-length ball, on off. Chris Greaves defends it out wacthfully. Will Jan Frylinck get a wicket maiden?
011.411.4: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, A length ball, around off. Greaves pushes it to point.
011.311.3: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Length and outside off. The ball comes in a long way. Greaves blocks it out.
011.211.2: Jan Frylinck to Chris Greaves, Good-length ball, on off. Chris Greaves dabs it to backward point.
011.111.1: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, OUT! TIMBER! Just when you thought Scotand have broken free, they lose a wicket. This time Cross departs after doing all the hard work. A length ball, on the stumps. Cross makes room and looks to play away from his body, but he misses it completely. The ball goes through and rattles the stumps. Cross is disappointed with himself. Scotland have lost a wicket at the wrong time.
11 Overs | Runs : 57/5 | Run rate : 5.18
610.610.6: Michael Van Lingen to Michael Leask, SIX! All the way, this time! Fuller and on off. Michael Leask whips across the line and clears the fence at cow corner. This is the momentum Scotland would want to build on.
410.510.5: Michael Van Lingen to Michael Leask, FOUR! Nicely played. Straight down the ground. A full-length ball, on off. Leask stands tall and lifts it over the bowler's head. He bags a boundary.
010.410.4: Michael Van Lingen to Matthew Cross, LEG BYE! A cross-seam delivery, full and on leg. Cross misses his flick. The ball hits the pads and rolls out. Michael Van Lingen appeals but the umpire is unmoved. They collect a leg bye.
110.310.3: Michael Van Lingen to Michael Leask, Back of a length and outside off. Leask looks to cut it away. The ball goes towards mid off, off the inner half. They take one.
010.210.2: Michael Van Lingen to Matthew Cross, LEG BYE! A length ball, on the pads. Cross swivels and looks to pull it away but misses. The ball takes the pads and rolls to the leg side. The batters collect a leg bye.
110.110.1: Michael Van Lingen to Michael Leask, A length ball, coming in from outside off. Leask stays inside the crease and pushes it towards backward point. They take a single.
10 Overs | Runs : 43/4 | Run rate : 4.3
19.69.6: Jan Frylinck to Michael Leask, Full and around middle and leg. Leask flicks it through mid-wicket for another single. These two batters are slowly building now.
19.59.5: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, A length ball, around off, angling into the batter. Cross punches it through covers for a run.
09.49.4: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, Back of a length, around off. Cross steers it towards point.
19.39.3: Jan Frylinck to Michael Leask, Full and on middle. Leask comes inside the line and flicks it towards deep square leg. They get a single.
09.29.2: Jan Frylinck to Michael Leask, Play and a miss! Good-length ball, on the fourth stump line. Leask looks to defend it out but misses.
19.19.1: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, A length ball, on the pads. Cross flicks it uppishly towards mid-wicket. The ball evades the fielder there. A single is taken.
9 Overs | Runs : 39/4 | Run rate : 4.33
18.68.6: David Wiese to Matthew Cross, On a length, outside off, Cross drives it through covers for a single. Good over for Scotland, 7 runs coming off it.
08.58.5: David Wiese to Matthew Cross, Full length and on off. Cross blocks it back to the bowler.
08.48.4: David Wiese to Matthew Cross, A loud appeal for lbw but the umpire is unmoved. A length ball, around off, this nips in a long way. Cross looks to flick it away but misses. He gets rapped on the pads. Wiese appeals but the umpire was quick to deny it.
18.38.3: David Wiese to Michael Leask, Length and on off. Leask looks to push it to the off side. The ball takes the inside edge and goes towards fine leg. A single now.
48.28.2: David Wiese to Michael Leask, FOUR! PULLED AWAY! Much-needed boundary for Scotland. Slighly short and on off. Leask comes forward and pulls it over mid-wicket to bag a boundary.
18.18.1: David Wiese to Matthew Cross, A single now! A length ball, around off. Cross hangs back and guides it towards third man for a single.
8 Overs | Runs : 32/4 | Run rate : 4
17.67.6: Bernard Scholtz to Matthew Cross, Around off and stroked through covers for another single.
27.57.5: Bernard Scholtz to Matthew Cross, Flatter one, on middle and leg, Cross works it off the back foot towards wide long on for a couple. Good running.
17.47.4: Bernard Scholtz to Michael Leask, On middle and nudged on the leg side for a single.
07.37.3: Bernard Scholtz to Michael Leask, Scholtz floats it up, outside off, tempting the batter. Michael Leask looks to go after it but is beaten on the outside edge.
17.27.2: Bernard Scholtz to Matthew Cross, Angled into the leg stump, Cross punches it off the back foot down to long on for a run.
17.17.1: Bernard Scholtz to Michael Leask, Slowed up, on leg stump. Leask goes deep in his crease and works it through mid-wicket for one.
7 Overs | Runs : 26/4 | Run rate : 3.71
06.66.6: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, Slightly fuller, around off and angling away. Cross looks to cut but is beaten.
16.56.5: JJ Smit to Michael Leask, A half-volley, outside off stump, Leask strikes it nicely but can't beat the man at cover. They do take a quick single though.
16.46.4: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, On the pads, Cross tucks it towards square leg for a single.
16.36.3: JJ Smit to Michael Leask, Length again, outside off and this is cut away towards third man for another single.
16.26.2: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, Back of a length, on middle and angling across. Cross guides it down to third man for a single.
06.16.1: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, A length ball, around off and this is tapped towards cover-point.
6 Overs | Runs : 22/4 | Run rate : 3.67
05.75.6: David Wiese to Michael Leask, A length ball, on off and this one seams back in sharply. Leask is caught on the crease and gets rapped on the pads. Scotland are 22/4 at the end of the Powerplay.
45.65.5: David Wiese to Michael Leask, FOUR! A welcomes boundary for Scotland. Slightly fuller, around off, Leask looks to go after it. The ball takes the inside edge and goes past the leg stump, into the fine leg fence.
05.55.4: David Wiese to Michael Leask, On off and kept out on the off side by Leask.
05.45.3: David Wiese to Craig Wallace, OUT! LBW! David Wiese's purple patch continues as he gets a wicket in his first over. Wiese pitches this one slightly further, around the off stump and once again the ball nips back in off the surface. Craig Wallace gets caught on the crease as he looks to keep it out but the ball goes on to rap him on the pads. The umpire doesn't hesitate to raise his finger and Scotland lose their fourth wicket inside the Powerplay.
05.35.2: David Wiese to Craig Wallace, That was close! Wiese bowls this one on a perfect length, on off and the ball nips back in sharply after pitching. Craig Wallace gets cut in half as the ball comes off the thigh pad on its way to the keeper.
05.25.1: David Wiese to Matthew Cross, LEG BYE! A length ball, angled into the pads. Cross looks to flick but misses and the ball goes off the pads on the leg side. They do get a leg bye.
05.15.1: David Wiese to Matthew Cross, WIDE! Wiese starts off with a fullish ball down the leg side. Cross misses the flick and a wide is signalled.
5 Overs | Runs : 17/3 | Run rate : 3.4
34.64.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Matthew Cross, Good-length ball, on off and this is tapped through the cover region. The fielder gives chase and the batters come back for the third. Excellent running.
44.54.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Matthew Cross, FOUR! Edgy boundary but Matthew Cross will take it. Slightly pitched up, outside off and Cross looks to drive it through covers. He ends up getting an outside edge past the first slip and the ball races away into the fence.
04.44.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Matthew Cross, This one's on a length, around off and shapes in beautifully. Matthew Cross looks to play the on drive but gets it off the inner half of the bat towards mid-wicket.
04.34.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Matthew Cross, Fullish ball, on off and shaping in. Cross blocks it out.
04.24.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Matthew Cross, Nice shot for no run. Ruben Trumpelmann pitches it up, on off, trying to bring it back in. Cross plays a lovely cover drive but straight to the fielder.
14.14.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, A length ball, around off and slanting across. Wallace looks to drive at it but gets an outside edge down to third man for a single.
4 Overs | Runs : 8/3 | Run rate : 2
03.63.6: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, Very full on leg, Matthew Cross misses his flick and gets hit on the pads. Another great over for Namibia. Just 2 runs from it. 
03.53.5: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, This ball stays low as well! Not enough bounce again and Matthew Cross tries punching it to the off side but misses. 
03.43.4: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, Short in length, outside off. Matthew Cross goes for the dab but the ball stays a little low. It sneaks it under his bat.
13.33.3: JJ Smit to Craig Wallace, Fuller in length, on off. Craig Wallace pushes it to mid off for a quick single.
13.23.2: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, Full and shaping back in, Matthew Cross gets an inside edge to mid-wicket for a single.
03.13.1: JJ Smit to Matthew Cross, Width on offer, outside off, angling away. Matthew Cross leaves it alone.
3 Overs | Runs : 6/3 | Run rate : 2
02.62.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Matthew Cross, Length ball, on leg. Matthew Cross misses the glance off the thigh. He gets hit on the pads and the batters take a leg bye. 
12.52.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, Good-length ball, on middle and leg. Craig Wallace wrists it to deep square leg for a run.
02.42.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, Four dots in a row! Length ball, on the stumps. Craig Wallace works it on the leg side. 
02.32.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, That's a jaffa! Good-length ball, shaping away, outside off. Craig Wallace goes feeling for it but gets beaten on the outside edge. 
02.22.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, Similar length from Ruben Trumpelmann, Craig Wallace dabs the ball in front of cover. 
02.12.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, Good-length ball, in the channel outside off. Craig Wallace taps it to point.
2 Overs | Runs : 4/3 | Run rate : 2
01.61.6: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, Good-length ball, on off. Matthew Cross bunts the ball to the left of the bowler. Another good over for Namibia. Just 2 runs from it. 
01.51.5: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, Back of a length, on off. Matthew Cross defends it on the off side. 
11.41.4: Jan Frylinck to Craig Wallace, NOT OUT! It is all happening here! Length ball, on off. Craig Williams punches it towards extra cover. The fielder picks the ball and scores a direct hit at the bowler's end. Namibia think they have another wicket and appeal for a run out. The umpire take it upstairs. The bat was initialy grounded and then bounced off. The third umpire hence gives it not out. 
01.31.3: Jan Frylinck to Craig Wallace, Back of a length, on middle, at 128 kph. Craig Williams looks to work it on the leg side. He misses and gets hit on the pads. Big appeal for an LBW but not given. 
11.21.2: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, First runs off the bat! Short of a length, on off. Matthew Cross hops and looks to punch. The ball goes off the outside edge to third man for a single. 
01.11.1: Jan Frylinck to Matthew Cross, On a good length, on middle, at 125 kph. Matthew Cross tucks it on the leg side. 
1 Overs | Runs : 2/3 | Run rate : 2
00.80.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, Ouch! A good-length ball, on middle and angling in. Craig Wallace is caught on the crease as the ball hits him flush on the arms. End of an unreal first over by Ruben Trumpelmann. Just a couple of wides and three wickets off it.
00.70.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Craig Wallace, No hat-trick! Swinging down the leg side and Wallace looks to flick, the ball comes off the pads and the keeper dives nicely to his left and pouches it.
00.60.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Richie Berrington, OUT! LBW! Oh my word, Ruben Trumpelmann is all over Scotland! He bowls it on a good length, curving back in, on middle and leg. Richie Berrington with a slanted frontfoot tries to defend but misses. Ruben Trumpelmann along with the other fielders appeal for an LBW. The umpire takes his time before raising his finger. Richie Berrington opts for a review. Ultra Edge shows no bat involved. Ball Tracking shows umpire's call on wickets hitting and Richie Berrington has to walk back to the pavilion for a golden duck as well. Ruben Trumpelmann is on a hat-trick now! A dream start for Namibia! 
00.50.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Calum MacLeod, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! Namibia in dreamland! On a good length, on off, shaping in. Calum MacLeod stays deep in his crease and decides to have a poke at it. He plays it away from the body and gifts a feather to the keeper. Zane Green accepts the offering with grace and Calum MacLeod has to depart for a duck as well. Scotland lose their second wicket. 
00.40.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Calum MacLeod, WIDE! Length ball, down the leg side. Calum MacLeod looks to flick but misses again. The keeper dives to his left to stop the ball. Wide given. 
00.30.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Calum MacLeod, Full again, on middle, at 142 kph, shaping in. Calum MacLeod clears his front leg and defends it back to the bowler. 
00.20.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Calum MacLeod, WIDE! Full and down leg. Calum MacLeod looks to flick but misses. Wided. 
00.10.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to George Munsey, OUT! DRAGGED ON! Ruben Trumpelmann you beauty! What a start for Namibia! George Munsey has gone for a golden duck. Ruben Trumpelmann starts with a good-length ball, outside off. George Munsey without any feet movement tries to cut the ball. But it goes off the inner half of the bat and crashes back onto the stumps. Namibia drops the first blood! 
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