Africa Women XI tour of India, 2007 / Commentary

1.1

Kilowan to Raj, OUT, Kilowan strikes first ball, that pitched on middle and leg stump, Raj moved across and tried to flick, she missed and was hit plumb in front

M Raj lbw b Kilowan 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.2

Kilowan to Silva, OUT, and another one, Kilowan is on fire, another one angles across the right-hander and swings back into Silva, she tries to defend but the ball hits the inside edge and uproots off stump, outstanding start from Kilowan and Africa

LDVV Silva b Kilowan 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.3

Kilowan to Dhar, no run, good length ball on off stump, Dhar drives it back past the bowler

1.4

Kilowan to Dhar, no run, full and straight on off and middle stump, Dhar defends on the front foot

1.5

Kilowan to Dhar, no run, defended on the back foot towards cover point

1.6

Kilowan to Dhar, FOUR, lovely shot, slightly too full from Kilowan and Dhar leans forward and drives wide of the fielder at mid off for the first boundary of the innings, the sparse crowd applaud enthusiastically

Asia Women XI 8/3   APC Kilowan 1-0-4-2

3.1

Kilowan to Naik, no run, more swing for Kilowan, a touch too full but it comes back from the right-hander's off stump into middle and leg, driven to mid on

3.2

Kilowan to Naik, FOUR, excellent shot, that was just short of a lngth and Naik moved on to the back foot and opened the face to glide it past point, lovely timing as well

3.3

Kilowan to Naik, no run, defended on the back foot towards cover

3.4

Kilowan to Naik, no run, driven to point on the front foot

3.5

Kilowan to Naik, no run, another good length ball on off stump, defended solidly on the back foot

3.6

Kilowan to Naik, FOUR, short and wide ball outside off stump, Naik begins to leave it and then wonders 'Hang on I'll have a dash at it'. She throws her bat at the last minute and gets an edge between the keeper and first slip for four

Asia Women XI 17/3   APC Kilowan 2-0-12-2

11.1

Kilowan to Goswami, no run, good length ball on leg and middle, angling across the right-hander, Goswami gets on to the front foot and blocks, Goswami is rather tall

11.2

Kilowan to Goswami, no run, blocked on the front foot to the off side

11.3

Kilowan to Goswami, no run, lovely ball outside the off stump, it was the slower one and it swung away from Goswami who went for the drive but got beaten

11.4

Kilowan to Goswami, 1 run, edged between slip and the wicketkeeper for a single to third man

11.5

Kilowan to Naik, 1 run, Naik takes the aerial route and luckily for her she hasn't hit that very well, it falls safely in front of Chibabha at long off

11.6

Kilowan to Goswami, 1 run, driven hard into the covers for a single to end the over

Asia Women XI 53/6   APC Kilowan 3-0-15-2

13.1

Kilowan to Goswami, no run, defended on the back foot to midwicket

13.2

Kilowan to Goswami, 1 run, driven towards cover on the front foot

13.3

Kilowan to Naik, OUT, Kilowan strikes, Naik aims for a wild, uncontrolled, cross-batted heave and misses completely, the ball crashes into middle stump, Asia are in tatters now

S Naik b Kilowan 31 (59m 34b 5x4 0x6) SR: 91.17

13.4

Kilowan to Urooj Mumtaz, no run, that one pitches outside off stump and swings even further away

13.5

Kilowan to Urooj Mumtaz, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

13.6

Kilowan to Urooj Mumtaz, no run, good length on middle and leg stump, Mumtaz moves back in her crease and defends

Asia Women XI 61/7   APC Kilowan 4-0-16-3
Series Results
Afr Women v Asia Women at Bangalore - Jun 5, 2007
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Photos

Jun 4, 2007

Women from the Africa XI run between wicket prior to the Twenty20 match at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Afro-Asia Cup, Bangalore, June 4, 2007

Women from the Africa XI run between wicket prior to the Twenty20 match in Bangalore

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Jun 4, 2007

Members of the Asia XI limber up before practice at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Afro Asia Cup, Bangalore, June 4, 2007

Members of the women's Asia XI limber up during practice

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