South Africa Domestic: CSA Provincial T20 Challenge - Inland Pool - Gauteng v Easterns – Match Update

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Easterns 146 v Gauteng 93 - Gauteng won by 10 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)
On Thursday, December 29, 2011 Gauteng won their CSA Provincial T20 Challenge match against Easterns by 10 wickets due to Duckworth–Lewis method (D/L method) at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
After winning the toss, Gauteng chose to field first in a bid to restrict their opponents on a meagre total, on a bowling track.
However, Easterns got off to a commendable start, as openers hammered an opening stand of 35 runs.
Gauteng, finally grabbed their first wicket of the day when they dismissed Plessis, who scored a stupendous knock of 30 runs off 23 deliveries.
It was then time for Jappie to craft a sensational partnership with number-three batsman, as they hammered the bowlers all around the park with zeal and belligerence.
The duo hammered 59 runs together as they reduced the Gauteng bowling attack to rubble. The fielding side then finally made inroads by dismissing Mosehle, who fell after playing a commendable knock of 43 runs. At the time of his demise, the side had posted 94 runs on the board.
Gauteng then made resurgence in the match as they launched a bowling onslaught that annihilated the Easterns batting line-up by dismissing the batsmen without allowing them to score freely.
With 128 runs on the board, Jappie lost his wicket after playing an innings of 25 runs. After this wicket, Gauteng prevented four Easterns batsmen from scoring in double figures which restricted the batting side from posting a mammoth tally on the board.
In the end, Easterns posted 146 runs with middle-order-batsman,, unbeaten on 28 runs.
Coming out to bat, Gauteng had a comfortable tally to go after, however, with 34 runs on the board, play was stopped due to rain and the asking tally was re-evaluated to 90 runs off 12 overs.
With a new target at hand, Gauteng exhibited exuberant batting as they reached the target without losing a wicket in 11 overs.
From Gauteng, medium-pacer,, was the most successful bowler with three wickets to his name.



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