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Boje helps SA to Hong Kong Sixes
13 Nov 2006
By: James Nixon

Nicky Boje has helped South Africa to the Hong Kong Sixes title after scoring 32 runs from only 14 balls in the final to beat Pakistan by 12 runs.

South Africa set Pakistan 104 for victory and the difference between winning and losing came down to fielding with Albie Morkel taking a stunning catch on the boundary and Thamanqa Tsolekile running out the Pakistan captain Imran Nazir.

Final Standings

1. South Africa (US$100,000)
2. Pakistan (US$45,000)
3. India (US$36,000)
4. West Indies (US$30,000)
5. Hong Kong (US$24,000)
6. England (US$18,000)
7. Australia (US$13,000)
8. New Zealand Kiwis (US$9,000)
9. Sri Lanka (US$5,000)

Day One Results

Pool One

Australia 91 all out lost to West Indies 91-1 having lost more wickets

Australia 63-2 lost to India 64-2 by three wickets

India 112-1 beat West Indies 95-1 by 17 runs

Pool Two

South Africa 88-2 beat New Zealand Kiwis 81-3 by seven runs

South Africa 98-3 beat England 70-3 by 28 runs

New Zealand Kiwis 81-2 lost to England 85-1 by five wickets

Pool Three

Pakistan 110-0 beat Hong Kong 71-2 by 39 runs

Sri Lanka 73-2 lost to Hong Kong 76-2 by four wickets

Pakistan 109-3 beat Sri Lanka 70-2 by 39 runs

Second Stage

Bradman Group: Pakistan, India, England

India 83-3 beat England 80-2 by three runs

Sobers Group: South Africa, West Indies, Hong Kong

West Indies 87-2 beat Hong Kong 74-2 by 13 runs

Day Two Results

Second Stage

Bradman Group: Pakistan, India, England

India 83-3 (Reetinder Sohi 33 retired, Robin Singh 25; Darren Gough 1-7, Tim Bresnan 1-10) beat England 80-2 (Dominic Cork 31 retired, Darren Maddy 22; Sunil Joshi 1-13) by three runs

Pakistan 85-3 (Yasir Arafat 31 retired, Hasan Raza 25; Darren Maddy 1-9) beat England 70-1 (Mal Loye 31 retired, Darren Maddy 18; Yasir Arafat 1-8) by 15 runs

Pakistan 131-1 (Hasan Raza 32 retired, Yasir Arafat 31 retired, Imran Nazir 28, Tahir Mughal 26 not out) beat India 83-2 (Sanjay Bangar 30, Robin Singh 19 not out; Imran Nazir 1-4) by 48 runs

West Indies 87-2 (Marlon Samuels 31 retired, Sylvester Joseph 29 not out; Mark Fuzes 2-10) beat Hong Kong 74-2 (Najeeb Amar 33 retired; Sylvester Joseph 1-11, Eausan Crandon 1-12) by 13 runs

South Africa 101-1 (Tyron Henderson 35 retired, Gulam Bodi 26, Albie Morkel 25 not out) beat Hong Kong 92-2 (Munir Dar 31 retired, Mark Fuzes 23 not out) by nine runs

South Africa 97-3 (Albie Morkel 32 retired, Gulam Bodi 21; Sylvester Joseph 1-15) beat West Indies 62 all out (Darren Sammy 23; Nicky Boje 2-12, Albie Morkel 2-15)

New Zealand Kiwis 90-3 (Glen Sulzberger 33 retired, Steve Brown 23 not out; Dilhara Lokuhettige 2-6, Saman Jayantha 1-8) beat Sri Lanka 74-4 (Saman Jayantha 23 not out; Danny Morrison 3-10) by 16 runs

Australia 94-4 (John Hastings 41 not out, Luke Ronchi 22; Saman Jayantha 1-16) beat Sri Lanka 80-4 (Saman Jayantha 36 retired, Dilhara Lokuhettige 30; John Hastings 2-4) by 14 runs

New Zealand Kiwis 74-3 (Richard Petrie 21; David Bandy 1-10) lost to Australia 78-2 (John Hastings 35 retired, Matthew Gale 27 not out; Richard Petrie 2-10) by four wickets

Fifth/Sixth Place Play-off

Hong Kong 92-3 (Mark Fuzes 33 retired, Munir Dar 32 not out; Darren Maddy 1-11, Dominic Cork 1-14) beat England 45 all out (Kabir Ali 19; Irfan Ahmed 2-7, Nadeem Ahmed 1-3, Najeeb Amar 1-7, Munir Dar 1-8) by 47 runs

Third/Fourth Place Play-off

West Indies 100-4 (Sylvester Joseph 28, Darren Sammy 27; Sunil Joshi 1-8, Reetinder Sodhi 1-14) lost to India 106-3 (Reetinder Sodhi 25, Robin Singh 25, Sanjay Bangar 21, Sunil Joshi 19 not out) by three wickets

Cup Final

South Africa 103-2 (Nicky Boje 32 retired, Tyron Henderson 31 retired; Riaz Afridi 2-16) beat Pakistan 91-4 (Tahir Mughal 26 not out, Riaz Afridi 23 not out, Hasan Raza 20; Nicky Boje 1-10) by 12 runs


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