CLT20 2012: Davids, Wiese slam half-centuries, take Titans to 163

Henry Davids was the star for Nashua Titans with the bat scoring a 44-ball 59 © Getty Images

 

Centurion: Oct 26, 2012

 

Nashua Titans set a challenging target of 163 for five Sydney Sixers in the second semi-final clash of Champions League T20 2012 at Centurion on Friday.

 

Henry Davids was the star for the Titans scoring a 44-ball 59.

 

Titans’ innings got off to a poor start as they lost opener Jacques Rudolph in the first over of the match for one.

 

By the sixth over of the match, Titans were down to 36 for three with Davids and Farhan Behardien at the crease. They steadied the innings with a 46 run partnership for the fourth wicket.

 

However, Titan’s innings gained momentum after David Wiese came to the crease at the loss of the fifth wicket with the score on 82. He scored 61 runs in 28 balls.

 

Along with Davids, Wiese took the Titans score to 163 adding 81 runs for the sixth wicket.

 

Earlier, Titans’ skipper Martin van Jaarsveld elected to bat first after winning the toss. Sydney Sixers are yet to lose a game in the tournament.

 

Brief Scores: Nashua Titans 163 for 5 in 20 overs (David Wiese 61*, Henry Davids 59*; Mitchell Starc 2 for 33, Josh Hazlewood 1 for 19) vs Sydney Sixers