Bermuda tour of Canada, 2008 / Commentary

Bermuda in Canada ODI Series - 1st ODI

Canada v Bermuda

Bermuda won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

1.40pm It's official - we're going to start in another 15-20 minutes and its going to be a 36-over-a-side game.

Canada have won the toss and they have elected to bat first.

1.15pm The inspection is over and the news floating around is that we might get a game, but no official word yet. Right now the players and officials are having lunch - watch this space for more updates

12.30pm There is going to be an inspection at 1:00 pm local time and if all is well we should get a 25-30 over game, starting at 1:30. The bowler's run up has not been sorted yet - there are a few wet patches on the run-up and that is causing some concern - fingers crossed.

11.45am - Had a look at the ground conditions and rolled my hand over with the ball. Its amazing to see the Canadian team helping out the ground crew with the covers and the cleanup...good to see them so keen on getting the game going. Doubtful though for a full game...no official word yet but hopefully within the hour we should have some news.

11.10am - The umpires are out there having a close look at the ground conditions. Chris Broad, the match referee was out there sometime back and we are seeing some positive signs....there are some puddles of water which are being attended to....looks much better than what we had early morning.

By the way I am Jerry Chandane, your commentator for the day and its time for me to step out of the tent and have a look myself

10.30am -The weather seems to be getting better ... the sun is out and we are looking good to start the game. No official news yet though

Welcome to the live coverage of the first of the three matches between Canada and Bermuda. The news is, its been raining since early morning. By Toronto standards its been pouring here. At the moment though, It has stopped raining but the outfield is quite soggy.

Series Results
Canada v Bermuda at King City (NW) - Jul 1, 2008
Canada won by 77 runs
Canada v Bermuda at King City (NW) - Jun 29, 2008
Bermuda won by 11 runs (D/L method)
Canada v Bermuda at King City (NW) - Jun 28, 2008
Bermuda won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
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