Ireland tour of Canada, 2010 / Commentary

Ireland in Canada ODI Series - 1st ODI

Canada v Ireland

Canada won by 4 runs (D/L method)

0.1

O'Brien to Patel, no run, defends it on the up

0.2

O'Brien to Patel, no run, defends it back again

0.3

O'Brien to Patel, no run, tried to cut it, misses out

0.4

O'Brien to Patel, no run, defends it of the backfoot, pitched on length and on middle stump

0.5

O'Brien to Patel, SIX, goes hard at it, and it just flies of a thick outside edge over third man

0.6

O'Brien to Patel, no run, defends it of the backfoot to point

End of over 1 (6 runs) Canada 6/0 (170 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 5.00)
H Patel    6* (6b 1x6)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-6-0
Rizwan Cheema    0* (0b)     

1.1

Johnston to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, what a wild swing, first ball he just tried to heave it somewhere, edge to the keeper

Rizwan Cheema c †McCann b Johnston 0 (5m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

U-19 opening pair at the crease, Ruvindu and Hiral they bat well together

1.2

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 wide, wide outside off, left alone

1.2

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 wide, too wide outside off again, just left alone

1.2

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, driven to point, it was full and outside off

1.3

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, beats the edge, good pace from Johnston

1.4

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back, pitched on middle

1.5

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 run, glances it of his hips for a single to fine leg

1.6

Johnston to Patel, no run, defends it of the backfoo

End of over 2 (3 runs) Canada 9/1 (167 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 5.06)
H Patel    6* (7b 1x6)      DT Johnston    1-0-3-1
R Gunasekera    1* (4b)     

2.1

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, driven to covers

2.2

O'Brien to Gunasekera, 1 wide, wide down the leg

2.2

O'Brien to Gunasekera, 1 run, punched down the ground from Ruvindu for a single

2.3

O'Brien to Patel, FOUR, flicks it over mid wicket for a one bounce four

2.4

O'Brien to Patel, OUT, cuts it in the air, straight to third man this time

H Patel c White b O'Brien 10 (12m 9b 1x4 1x6) SR: 111.11

Out comes bagai with a big reception from his home crowd

2.5

O'Brien to Bagai, no run, that one rised of a length, bagai beaten by the bounce tried to cut

2.6

O'Brien to Bagai, no run

End of over 3 (6 runs) Canada 15/2 (161 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 5.03)
A Bagai    0* (2b)      KJ O'Brien    2-0-12-1
R Gunasekera    2* (6b)     

3.1

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, driven to mid on

3.2

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back again, pitched on middle and leg and moved away from the lefty

3.3

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, he got a little bit of bat on that one, or he was plumb in front, not getting a big enough stride coming forward

3.4

Johnston to Gunasekera, 2 runs, glances it of his hips for a double

3.5

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, beautiful straight drive, a little too good, he hit the stumps on the bowling end

3.6

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, he tried to place it past point but find him instead

End of over 4 (2 runs) Canada 17/2 (159 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 5.12)
R Gunasekera    4* (12b)      DT Johnston    2-0-5-1
A Bagai    0* (2b)     

4.1

O'Brien to Bagai, no run, Bagai punches it to covers

4.2

O'Brien to Bagai, no run

4.3

O'Brien to Bagai, FOUR, edged and four, past second slip third man was too wide

now third man moved between slip and gully

4.4

O'Brien to Bagai, no run, he tried to cut that, misses out again

4.5

O'Brien to Bagai, no run, defends it back

4.6

O'Brien to Bagai, no run

End of over 5 (4 runs) Canada 21/2 (155 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 4.20, RRR: 5.16)
A Bagai    4* (8b 1x4)      KJ O'Brien    3-0-16-1
R Gunasekera    4* (12b)     

5.1

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, defends it of the front foot

5.2

Johnston to Gunasekera, 2 runs, driven, past point and cover, not enough legs on it to go all the way

5.3

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, flicks it to mid wicket, a slight fumble urged him to take a single, sent back by Bagai

mid wicket drops back, short ball ?

5.4

Johnston to Gunasekera, 2 runs, it was short of a good length, but he just guides it past point for a double

5.5

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 run, glanced of his legs for a single

5.6

Johnston to Bagai, no run, Bagai wanted the single, sent back by Ruvindu

End of over 6 (5 runs) Canada 26/2 (150 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 4.33, RRR: 5.17)
A Bagai    4* (9b 1x4)      DT Johnston    3-0-10-1
R Gunasekera    9* (17b)     

6.1

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, drives it to mid on

square leg still sitting deep on the boundary for Ruvindu

6.2

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, driven back tot he bowler again

6.3

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run

Nigel Jones warming up

6.4

O'Brien to Gunasekera, 1 run, guides it past gully and point for another single

6.5

O'Brien to Bagai, no run, driven to mid off

6.6

O'Brien to Bagai, no run, defends it of the backfoot

Canada's run rate has dropped below 4 Powerplay taken

End of over 7 (1 run) Canada 27/2 (149 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 3.85, RRR: 5.32)
A Bagai    4* (11b 1x4)      KJ O'Brien    4-0-17-1
R Gunasekera    10* (21b)     

7.1

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 run

7.2

Johnston to Bagai, no run

7.3

Johnston to Bagai, no run, driven to mid off

7.4

Johnston to Bagai, 1 run, flicks it of his legs for a single to mid wicket

7.5

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicks it to fine leg for a single

7.6

Johnston to Bagai, no run, leaves it alone

Jones is into the attack

End of over 8 (3 runs) Canada 30/2 (146 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 3.75, RRR: 5.40)
A Bagai    5* (15b 1x4)      DT Johnston    4-0-13-1
R Gunasekera    12* (23b)     

8.1

Jones to Gunasekera, 1 wide, down the leg to start of with

8.1

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, driven to mid off

8.2

Jones to Gunasekera, 2 runs, square drives it past point

8.3

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, driven to covers

8.4

Jones to Gunasekera, no run

8.5

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, driven back to mid off

8.6

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, flicks it of his legs for a single

End of over 9 (3 runs) Canada 33/2 (143 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 3.66, RRR: 5.50)
R Gunasekera    14* (29b)      NG Jones    1-0-3-0
A Bagai    5* (15b 1x4)     

9.1

Johnston to Bagai, no run, walks out and then just defends it back

9.2

Johnston to Bagai, no run, defends it back on the up this time

9.3

Johnston to Bagai, 1 run, cuts it to third man for a single

9.4

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, defends it of his legs to square leg

9.5

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven to covers for a single

9.6

Johnston to Bagai, 1 run, guides it to third man again

End of over 10 (3 runs) Canada 36/2 (140 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 3.60, RRR: 5.60)
A Bagai    7* (19b 1x4)      DT Johnston    5-0-16-1
R Gunasekera    15* (31b)     

10.1

Jones to Bagai, no run

10.2

Jones to Bagai, FOUR, cut in the air, but wide of the fielder for four

10.3

Jones to Bagai, 1 run, runs it down past third man for a single

10.4

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back again

10.5

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back on the up

10.6

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, driven back to the bowler

Dockrell into the attack

End of over 11 (5 runs) Canada 41/2 (135 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 3.72, RRR: 5.62)
R Gunasekera    15* (34b)      NG Jones    2-0-8-0
A Bagai    12* (22b 2x4)     

11.1

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, defends it of the front foot, nice flight, pitched just outside off and rips away

11.2

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, beaten in flight this time, trying to work him towards the leg side

11.3

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 leg bye, again beaten in flight, stepping out, hits the pad and goes wide of short third man

11.4

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, arm ball, leading edge just short of, short cover

11.5

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back

11.6

Dockrell to Gunasekera, FOUR, driven away, Johnston was moving too quick towards is left side at covers, the ball went past him for four

End of over 12 (5 runs) Canada 46/2 (130 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 3.83, RRR: 5.65)
R Gunasekera    19* (37b 1x4)      GH Dockrell    1-0-4-0
A Bagai    12* (25b 2x4)     

12.1

Jones to Bagai, 1 run, late cut for a single to third man

12.2

Jones to Gunasekera, 3 runs, driven to long on

12.3

Jones to Bagai, no run

12.4

Jones to Bagai, no run

12.5

Jones to Bagai, 1 run, cuts it, half stop at point by Mooney

12.6

Jones to Gunasekera, no run, flicks it to mid wicket

End of over 13 (5 runs) Canada 51/2 (125 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 3.92, RRR: 5.68)
R Gunasekera    22* (39b 1x4)      NG Jones    3-0-13-0
A Bagai    14* (29b 2x4)     

13.1

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, defends it to mid wicket

13.2

Dockrell to Bagai, no run

13.3

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, dropped ! Stirling drops another one, at short mid on, bagai almsot chipped it straight to him

13.4

Dockrell to Bagai, no run

13.5

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 wide

13.5

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, plays it to mid wicket

13.6

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 wide, another one down the leg

13.6

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, defends it back

Spin on from both ends, Ruvindu gets rid of his helmet

End of over 14 (2 runs) Canada 53/2 (123 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 3.78, RRR: 5.85)
A Bagai    14* (35b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    2-0-6-0
R Gunasekera    22* (39b 1x4)     

14.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicks it to mid wicket

14.2

van der Merwe to Bagai, 1 run, driven to long on, for a single

14.3

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, defends it of the front foot

14.4

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run

14.5

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, big stride forward and defends it back

14.6

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, just two of the over, drove this last one straigh to covers

Required run rate above 6 an over now

End of over 15 (2 runs) Canada 55/2 (121 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 3.66, RRR: 6.05)
R Gunasekera    23* (44b 1x4)      A van der Merwe    1-0-2-0
A Bagai    15* (36b 2x4)     

15.1

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, makes room and cuts it, but straight to point

15.2

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, driven back

15.3

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, wanted to sweep it but decided to just defend it back

15.4

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, driven back again

15.5

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, once again, 5 dots in a row, pressure on

15.6

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, maiden over, brilliant bowling from Dockrell, thats 10 dot ball in a row

End of over 16 (maiden) Canada 55/2 (121 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 3.43, RRR: 6.36)
A Bagai    15* (42b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    3-1-6-0
R Gunasekera    23* (44b 1x4)     

16.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

16.2

van der Merwe to Bagai, 1 run, glances it of his hips for a single to square leg

16.3

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, defends it on the backfoot

16.4

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper for a single

16.5

van der Merwe to Bagai, 1 run, single to short third, good running

16.6

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, no run, cuts it straigh to covers this time

just 8 runs in the last 4 overs, spinners have really tightened the nozzle

End of over 17 (4 runs) Canada 59/2 (117 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 3.47, RRR: 6.50)
R Gunasekera    25* (48b 1x4)      A van der Merwe    2-0-6-0
A Bagai    17* (44b 2x4)     

17.1

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 run, glanced of his hips for a single to sqaure leg

17.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run

17.3

Dockrell to Gunasekera, no run, pushed to mid wicket

17.4

Dockrell to Gunasekera, FOUR, makes room and drives it over covers for four

17.5

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

17.6

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, flicks it straight to square leg

Match State: Drinks

End of over 18 (6 runs) Canada 65/2 (111 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 3.61, RRR: 6.52)
A Bagai    18* (46b 2x4)      GH Dockrell    4-1-12-0
R Gunasekera    30* (52b 2x4)     

18.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, pushes it to mid wicket of the backfoot for a single

18.2

van der Merwe to Bagai, 1 run, driven to long off

18.3

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, single to mid wicket

18.4

van der Merwe to Bagai, no run, flicks it to mid wicket

18.5

van der Merwe to Bagai, no run, steps out and driven it straight to mid on

18.6

van der Merwe to Bagai, no run, flicks it to square leg, wanted a single but sent back by Ruvindu

Change in bowling, white from the clubhouse end, they really need to launch into him

End of over 19 (3 runs) Canada 68/2 (108 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 3.57, RRR: 6.75)
A Bagai    19* (50b 2x4)      A van der Merwe    3-0-9-0
R Gunasekera    32* (54b 2x4)     

19.1

White to Gunasekera, 1 run, glanced of his hips for a single

19.2

White to Bagai, 1 run

19.3

White to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back

19.4

White to Gunasekera, 2 runs, late cut to third man for a double

19.5

White to Gunasekera, no run, tried to sweep it, fails, pitched outside leg

19.6

White to Gunasekera, 1 run, quick single of the last ball

End of over 20 (5 runs) Canada 73/2 (103 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 3.65, RRR: 6.86)
R Gunasekera    36* (59b 2x4)      AR White    1-0-5-0
A Bagai    20* (51b 2x4)     

20.1

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 2 runs, brilliant stop at mid wicket boundary, he hit that really well

20.2

van der Merwe to Gunasekera, 1 run, sweeps it

20.3

van der Merwe to Bagai, FOUR, reverse sweeps him for four

20.4

van der Merwe to Bagai, 2 runs, driven wide of long off, rocket of a throw from long off

20.5

van der Merwe to Bagai, no run

20.6

van der Merwe to Bagai, 1 run, glanced of the legs for a single

End of over 21 (10 runs) Canada 83/2 (93 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 3.95, RRR: 6.64)
A Bagai    27* (55b 3x4)      A van der Merwe    4-0-19-0
R Gunasekera    39* (61b 2x4)     

21.1

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 run

21.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 2 runs, slog sweep didn't come off

21.3

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, steps out and drives it for a single

21.4

Dockrell to Bagai, FOUR, pulls it for four

21.5

Dockrell to Bagai, 2 wides

21.5

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run

21.6

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, shout for lbw, turned down

End of over 22 (11 runs) Canada 94/2 (82 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.27, RRR: 6.30)
A Bagai    32* (58b 4x4)      GH Dockrell    5-1-23-0
R Gunasekera    43* (64b 2x4)     

22.1

Botha to Gunasekera, no run, flicks it to square leg

22.2

Botha to Gunasekera, no run

22.3

Botha to Gunasekera, 1 run

22.4

Botha to Bagai, 1 run

22.5

Botha to Gunasekera, FOUR, pulls that short ball for four, that was short and down the leg

22.6

Botha to Gunasekera, no run, tried to place it third man for a single

End of over 23 (6 runs) Canada 100/2 (76 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 4.34, RRR: 6.33)
R Gunasekera    48* (69b 3x4)      AC Botha    1-0-6-0
A Bagai    33* (59b 4x4)     

23.1

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, tried to work it to the leg side, Bagai strugling against Dockrell

23.2

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, blockhole, jusdt driven back

23.3

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, defends it back

23.4

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, big stride forward struck on the pad again

23.5

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

23.6

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, chips down the wicket and drives it past mid on for a single

its getting dark here, and canada is 5 behind the par score

End of over 24 (2 runs) Canada 102/2 (74 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 6.72)
R Gunasekera    49* (70b 3x4)      GH Dockrell    6-1-25-0
A Bagai    34* (64b 4x4)     

24.1

Botha to Gunasekera, no run

24.2

Botha to Gunasekera, no run

24.3

Botha to Gunasekera, 1 run, thats 50 for Ruvindu, flicks it of his legs for a single

24.4

Botha to Bagai, FOUR, late cut from Bagai gets them a boundary

24.5

Botha to Bagai, 2 runs, late cut again, just a double this time, third man had gone finer after the previous shot

24.6

Botha to Bagai, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

Par score is 112, Canada 110, slight drizzle now

End of over 25 (8 runs) Canada 110/2 (66 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 4.40, RRR: 6.60)
A Bagai    41* (67b 5x4)      AC Botha    2-0-14-0
R Gunasekera    50* (73b 3x4)     

25.1

Dockrell to Bagai, 1 run, works it of his legs for a quick single

25.2

Dockrell to Gunasekera, 1 run, pulls it of his hips for a single

25.3

Dockrell to Bagai, no run

25.4

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, another dot ball, Ashish needs to hit one

25.5

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, beaten by the spin

25.6

Dockrell to Bagai, no run, defends it back again

D/L chaging every ball and the score board is not doing it quick enough Par score on the board is 112 right now

End of over 26 (2 runs) Canada 112/2 (64 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 4.30, RRR: 7.11)
A Bagai    42* (72b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    7-1-27-0
R Gunasekera    51* (74b 3x4)     

26.1

Botha to Gunasekera, 2 runs, paddles it for a double

26.2

Botha to Gunasekera, no run, tried to heave it over, doesn't connect

DL moves up to 115

26.3

Botha to Gunasekera, 1 run, lofts it over covers for a single

They are 1 behind DL

26.4

Botha to Bagai, FOUR, cuts it over point for four, that puts Canada in charge

26.5

Botha to Bagai, FOUR, tried to late cut it, gets enough on it to go past the keeper for four mroe

26.6

Botha to Bagai, 1 run, late cut for single

its getting heavy, Par Score 118 Canada 124 Canada physio ran on and sent right off by the umpire Kevin O'Brien is the new bowler, hes taking his sweet time, might not go so well, with the rain getting heavy, Ireland need a wicket, Canada comfortable with D/L

End of over 27 (12 runs) Canada 124/2 (52 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.59, RRR: 6.50)
A Bagai    51* (75b 7x4)      AC Botha    3-0-26-0
R Gunasekera    54* (77b 3x4)     

27.1

O'Brien to Bagai, 1 run, cuts it to point, over throw gives the single

27.2

O'Brien to Gunasekera, FOUR, shot ! ruvindu steps out adn smashes it past covers for four

27.3

O'Brien to Gunasekera, 1 run, short ball, he pulls it just short of the deep mid wicket fielder

This much rain was good enough to bring them off in the ICUP game shouuld be the same now

27.4

O'Brien to Bagai, 1 run, quick single to covers

Kevin O'Brien did his stutter step, fake

27.5

O'Brien to Gunasekera, 1 run

27.6

O'Brien to Bagai, FOUR, flicks it past square leg for four

Par score is 131 at this stage I have a feelings thats for the end of the over

End of over 28 (12 runs) Canada 136/2 (40 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 4.85, RRR: 5.71)
A Bagai    57* (78b 8x4)      KJ O'Brien    5-0-29-1
R Gunasekera    60* (80b 4x4)     

28.1

Botha to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back

28.2

Botha to Gunasekera, no run, driven to mid on, good stop by TJ

28.3

Botha to Gunasekera, FOUR, pick up shot ! Botha pitches one on middle and leg, Ruvindu just moved in and helped it on its way

28.4

Botha to Gunasekera, no run, cuts it straight to point

28.5

Botha to Gunasekera, 1 run, paddles it to fine leg for a single

Canada needs to make sure they dont lose a wicket now

28.6

Botha to Bagai, FOUR, driven away ! between sweeper and long off whos fielding fairly wide

End of over 29 (9 runs) Canada 145/2 (31 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 5.16)
A Bagai    61* (79b 9x4)      AC Botha    4-0-35-0
R Gunasekera    65* (85b 5x4)     

29.1

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, tried to put a death touch on that one towards fine leg, misses out

29.2

O'Brien to Gunasekera, FOUR, bouncer, top edge, over the keeper

29.3

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, tried to drive it past covers, misses out

29.4

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, again tried to put a delicate touch towards third man, gets a bottom edge

29.5

O'Brien to Gunasekera, no run, driven to covers

29.6

O'Brien to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicked to mdi wicket for a single

150 comes up 26 in 30 and if it gets too dark or rains Canada needs to be at 137 right now adn 144 by the end of the next over Johnston back into the attack

End of over 30 (5 runs) Canada 150/2 (26 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 5.20)
R Gunasekera    70* (91b 6x4)      KJ O'Brien    6-0-34-1
A Bagai    61* (79b 9x4)     

30.1

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, flicks it to mid wicket

30.2

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 run, never a run there, direct hit would have swung this match around, he just dabbed it to mid off and took off

30.3

Johnston to Bagai, no run, defends it to point and takes off

30.4

Johnston to Bagai, 1 run, single to mid wicket on that yorker

30.5

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 leg bye

30.6

Johnston to Bagai, 1 run, late cut to third man for another single

Par Score is 151, 22 of 4 overs if the game goes the distance

End of over 31 (4 runs) Canada 154/2 (22 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 4.96, RRR: 5.50)
A Bagai    63* (82b 9x4)      DT Johnston    6-0-19-1
R Gunasekera    71* (94b 6x4)     

31.1

O'Brien to Bagai, 1 run, inside edge, to short fine leg, and they scamper a single

31.2

O'Brien to Gunasekera, OUT, gone, tried to scoop it plays it straight to short fine leg, Kevin gives him a send off, trying to take something away from a wonderful knock, the crowd boes, him, but never the less Game back into balance

R Gunasekera c White b O'Brien 71 (132m 95b 6x4 0x6) SR: 74.73

31.3

O'Brien to Surkari, no run, defended back by Zubin

31.4

O'Brien to Surkari, no run, trying to slap it past point misses it completely

31.5

O'Brien to Surkari, no run, quick from kevin and then goes and mouths of to the batsman

31.6

O'Brien to Surkari, 3 wides, bouncer too high, keeper misses it too

31.6

O'Brien to Surkari, 2 runs, lofts if over mid on, for a double

D/L Par Score 159, Canada 160, 16 in 18 for the complete game

End of over 32 (6 runs) Canada 160/3 (16 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 5.33)
ZE Surkari    2* (4b)      KJ O'Brien    7-0-40-2
A Bagai    64* (83b 9x4)     

32.1

Johnston to Bagai, no run, slices it to point

32.2

Johnston to Bagai, OUT, blinder by Mooney, cut hard and taken at point

A Bagai c Mooney b Johnston 64 (124m 85b 9x4 0x6) SR: 75.29

D/L will climb again

32.3

Johnston to Hansra, no run, cuts through him, this is TJs last over, Dockrell and O'Brien are done as well

32.4

Johnston to Hansra, 1 leg bye

32.5

Johnston to Surkari, 1 run, Zubin puts into the gap between point and cover

32.6

Johnston to Hansra, 1 run, straight drive, throw at the keepers end deflects of the batsman and stops just short of teh boundary, Canada didn't run, I doubt Kevin O'Brien would have done the same

And we are past the cut off time, Umpires have called it off, Canada are ahead on D/L.

Canada wins the game by 4 runs, brilliant effort from the men in red

End of over 33 (3 runs) Canada 163/4 (13 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 4.93, RRR: 6.50)
AS Hansra    1* (3b)      DT Johnston    7-0-21-2
ZE Surkari    3* (5b)     
Series Results
Canada v Ireland at Toronto - Sep 7, 2010
Ireland won by 92 runs
Canada v Ireland at Toronto - Sep 6, 2010
Canada won by 4 runs (D/L method)
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Photos

Sep 6, 2010

Khurram Chohan bowls during his fruitful spell, Canada v Ireland, 1st ODI, September 6, 2010

Khurram Chohan bowls during his fruitful spell

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Sep 6, 2010

Zubin Surkari loosens up in unusual fashion, Canada v Ireland, 1st ODI, September 6, 2010

Zubin Surkari loosens up in unusual fashion

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