Saturday , September 23 2017

LIVE: Towers vs Cromer, T20 Semi Final

Live updates from the Twenty20 Cup semi final between the Collaroy Plateau Cricket Club Towers and the Cromer Squids to be posted here. Match due to commence at 3pm. Stay tuned!

12.27 pm

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Hi all, the Live Stream player is up and our commentary will be starting shortly!

6.21 pm

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That’s all she wrote. About 30 runs short. Cromer too good today, they bowled particularly well. The difference were the starts. Cromer raced away at more than 10 an over. While the Plateau stuttered at 22 off the first 6. There just wasn’t enough boundary hitting from there to recover. So no 4th Cup for the Plateau this year, but another good campaign. Good luck to Cromer in the GF.

6.02 pm

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48 off 3. Singh back into the attack.

5.56 pm

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62 off 4 needed..

5.52 pm

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Minnett bowled by the spinner. Out for 17.

5.51 pm

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66 off 5 needed

5.47 pm

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Only 4 off that over. Back in trouble. 71 required off 6 overs.

5.45 pm

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11 off that over! Good one for Plateau. Not out of it yet.

5.39 pm

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Only 3 off that over. Not enough. 86 to win off 8.

5.37 pm

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Bang! Brodes goes big! Straight down the ground for 6. Lovely shot. He hit the previous ball for a dropped catch 4 through mid wicket.

13 off that one. Just what the Dr ordered.

5.33 pm

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100 off 10 overs required for Plateau. Brodie and Minnett out there at the moment.

5.28 pm

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Finally a boundary! Brodie smashes this one down the ground for 4.

5.20 pm

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Jakes been bowled by Singh. Real trouble now for Plateau.

5.09 pm

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Jake in now. Huge job to do.

5.08 pm

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Bonner on the front foot and tries to slog this down the ground but it’s skied very high up in the air. Mid off takes a good catch and he’s gone.

5.05 pm

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Just 1/15 off 4.

5.04 pm

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Bonner smacks one into a gap in the off side for a couple.

5.02 pm

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Not sure if Brodie forgot it was a free hit… He plays and misses with a defensive shot.

5.01 pm

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No ball and free hit. Very high that one. Brodie to face the free hit.

5.01 pm

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1/9 off 3. This isn’t looking good for Plateau at the moment. They now need 142 to win off 102 balls.

4.59 pm

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Dunn miss times a drive straight to mid off and is caught for 4. 1/9 off 2.3

4.55 pm

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5 off that one. 0/6 off 2. Plateau need to accelerate, immediately.

4.53 pm

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Dunn with a lovely flick through mid wicket for a couple, Brinsdon is the bowler.

4.51 pm

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Just 1 off the first over.. Bit of a mix up too, missed the single off an almost catch.

4.47 pm

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Cromer finished on 9/144. A very competitive score on this slow Nolans ground. Plateau missed a trick with that bad start and could have had Cromer under a lot more pressure through that innings. Big job ahead of the Plateau batsmen but we have a long batting lineup.

4.45 pm

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Bonner and Dunny to open up. 1456033456701-91851685

4.34 pm

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Full and there’s an edge past the keeper for one.

4.33 pm

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This one is on a good length and its a complete miss hit! Straight to Jeffrey at mid wicket. 2 to go.

4.32 pm

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This one’s hit harder over square leg but still just the single.

4.32 pm

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Full again but on the legs this time and played out to deep mid wicket for a single.

4.31 pm

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Another full ball outside off stump and there’s a swing and a miss. Good stuff!

4.31 pm

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Good full ball. Squeezed to square leg for a single

4.30 pm

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139. Last over. We’re going to go ball for ball. Dunny to bowl it.

4.28 pm

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Finally some more runs for Cromer. Big 6 over cow corner.

4.26 pm

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Another one down! Counsell tries to go over cover but its straight to Harry running in from the deep. Great catch! 9 balls to go.

4.24 pm

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Another good over. Not many runs off that one from Ryan. 2 to go 6/125

4.17 pm

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Superb from Bonner! Hits the top of the stumps to take Plateau’s 7th!

4.15 pm

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4 overs left, sorry.

4.14 pm

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5/118, 5 overs left

4.12 pm

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And now Sam takes the wicket! Full and Goodwin skies it high in the air. Minnett takes a very good catch at mid on.

4.11 pm

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Two consecutive sixes to start Sam’s spell. Cromer have finally doubled their score from the 5th over.

4.08 pm

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Jake finishes his spell. He took 2/18 and the score is 97 after 14.

4.02 pm

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Jeff finishes a magnificent spell. He’s helped get Plateau back in this. He bowled 4 overs and took 2/12

3.57 pm

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Bonner takes a fantastic catch running in from third man! Jake gets his 2nd. Singh is gone, 4/88 off 12.

3.43 pm

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BOWLED AGAIN! Plateau coming right back into this. Holliday gone for 27

3.41 pm

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Jeff gets rid of the new batsman Wiley! Bowled again. 2/73 off 8.1

3.37 pm

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Jake cleans up Kenna! Skittles the stumps after a really tight over from JPD. Plateau fighting back!

3.32 pm

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Jeff into the attack now. Needs to steady the ship for CPCC. Another expensive over the last one.

3.23 pm

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5 overs gone 0/55. Will Hurst on now.

3.22 pm

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Plateau getting their lengths all wrong at the moment. Far to many short balls, Kenna dispatches this one over backward point for 4.

3.20 pm

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Kenna is dropped again at mid off. This could really sting the Plateau. He follows it up with a 4 through backward square.

3.16 pm

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Harry Dunn bowls over 3 and there’s another 6 to Kenna. Great start for Cromer.

3.10 pm

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Pricey bowls the 2nd and there’s 13 off this one. Another 6 this time to Plateau tourist Brett Holliday.

3.06 pm

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8 off the first over including a big 6 to Kenna. Dropped catch off the last ball. Ryan Dunn bowled the first bowling his offies.

3.00 pm

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Cromer have won the toss and elected to bat. The boys are warming up.

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1.28 pm

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The Plateau side is as named earlier in the week:

B Elliott
H Dunn
W Hurst
R Dunn
*+J Carden
A Perry
R Minnett
J Porter-Dening
N Bonner
S Steindl
J Price

1.16 pm

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In case you missed it, here’s a preview of today’s match.

The Cromer team list is up. No Roy De Beer today, but still a very strong side:
*+J Perry
M Singh
J Brinsdon
R Goodwin
G Wyllie
S Kenna
T Schuiling
D Waygood
B Holliday
M Counsell
M Finch

12.57 pm

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Welcome to our Live Blog of what is sure to be a high quality match today. It’s been a rather soggy morning, but the rain has ceased and it looks like play will begin as scheduled this afternoon.

David Le has been down to the ground to inspect the conditions. He says the outfield is fine, pitch is a bit wet but should be good to go by 3pm.

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