Etihad Summer Festival, 2011 / Commentary

Etihad Summer Festival - 2nd match

Canada v United States of America

Canada won by 72 runs

Toss: Canada has won the toss and they will bat first.

Team News: Zubin and Rustum Bhatti are out for Hamza and Junaid Ruvindu and Hiral to open the batting

0.1

Adams to Gunasekera, no run, Slow outside off, real losner, Ruvindu should have put it away

0.2

Adams to Gunasekera, FOUR, loud sound of the bat, lofts it over mid on

0.3

Adams to Gunasekera, no run, edged and dropped at gully by Ghous

0.4

Adams to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven down the ground for a quick single

0.5

Adams to Patel, 1 wide, down the leg, slow and short

0.5

Adams to Patel, 1 run

0.6

Adams to Gunasekera, FOUR, pulled that short of a length ball over square leg

End of over 1 (11 runs) Canada 11/0
R Gunasekera    9* (5b 2x4)      GM Adams    1-0-11-0
H Patel    1* (1b)     

1.1

to Patel, 1 run, wide outside off, driven for a single wide of point

1.2

to Gunasekera, no run, Ruvindu just pushes at it with hard hands, the bowler almost had it streching to his left

1.3

to Gunasekera, no run, slow inswinger, driven to mid on

1.4

to Gunasekera, OUT, soft ! Ruvindu makes room and drives it straight to mid off

R Gunasekera c Alfred b Tummala 9 (16m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

1.5

to Gordon, no run

1.6

to Gordon, no run

End of over 2 (1 run) Canada 12/1
TG Gordon    0* (2b)         1-0-1-1
H Patel    2* (2b)      GM Adams    1-0-11-0

2.1

Adams to Patel, no run

2.2

Adams to Patel, 1 wide, wide down the legside

2.2

Adams to Patel, 3 runs, driven well wide off covers, good chase by the fielder to stop the boundary

2.3

Adams to Gordon, no run, Gordon left it alone, the ball takes teh thigh pad nad goes for four

2.4

Adams to Gordon, OUT

TG Gordon run out 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

2.5

Adams to Hansra, 1 run

2.6

Adams to Patel, FOUR, edged and dropped by the keeper, runs to the third man boundary

End of over 3 (9 runs) Canada 21/2
H Patel    9* (5b 1x4)      GM Adams    2-0-20-0
AS Hansra    1* (1b)         1-0-1-1

3.1

to Hansra, no run, another slower ball, the batsman just pushes at it with hard hands

3.2

to Hansra, no run, another leg cutter

3.3

to Hansra, no run, driven to mid off

3.4

to Hansra, OUT, another one goes, trying to hit over the top of mid off

AS Hansra c Alfred b Tummala 1 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

3.5

to Patel, no run, leg cutter, pushed to covers

3.6

to Patel, no run, strikes him on the pad, casual shout for lbw, pitched down the leg side

End of over 4 (wicket maiden) Canada 21/3
H Patel    9* (7b 1x4)         2-1-1-2
Rizwan Cheema    0* (0b)      GM Adams    2-0-20-0

4.1

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, no run

4.2

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, no run, play and a miss wide outside off

4.3

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, no run, plays the wrong line again

4.4

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, opens the face down to third man for a single

4.5

Patel to Patel, no run, driven to covers for no runs

4.6

Patel to Patel, no run, pushed of the backfoot

End of over 5 (1 run) Canada 22/3
H Patel    9* (9b 1x4)      JH Patel    1-0-1-0
Rizwan Cheema    1* (4b)         2-1-1-2

5.1

to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, flicked of his legs for a single to deep square leg

5.2

to Patel, FOUR, Patel chips down the track and launches it down the ground for four

5.3

to Patel, no run, driven down the ground, coming slow of the wicket

5.4

to Patel, no run

5.5

to Patel, FOUR, driven past covers for four

5.6

to Patel, no run, driven back to the bowler

End of over 6 (9 runs) Canada 31/3
H Patel    17* (14b 3x4)         3-1-10-2
Rizwan Cheema    2* (5b)      JH Patel    1-0-1-0

6.1

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, no run, driven to covers of the backfoot

6.2

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, no run

6.3

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, pulled of the backfoot straight over the bowlers head

6.4

Patel to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, single to third man

6.5

Patel to Patel, no run, driven to point, square drive on one knee

6.6

Patel to Patel, 1 run, opens the face and runs it down to third man

End of over 7 (4 runs) Canada 35/3
H Patel    18* (16b 3x4)      JH Patel    2-0-5-0
Rizwan Cheema    5* (9b)         3-1-10-2

7.1

Haidar to Patel, no run, pulls it to mid wicket

7.2

Haidar to Patel, 1 run

7.3

Haidar to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, pitched up, thats all Cheema cares about puts him out over long on boundary

7.4

Haidar to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, And again, Cheema goes on one leg and slow sweeps it over deep square leg

7.5

Haidar to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, sweeps it to mid wicket

7.6

Haidar to Patel, no run, driven to mid on

End of over 8 (14 runs) Canada 49/3
H Patel    19* (19b 3x4)      HS Haidar    1-0-14-0
Rizwan Cheema    18* (12b 2x6)      JH Patel    2-0-5-0

8.1

Muhammad Ghous to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, driven to covers for a single

8.2

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, FOUR, steps out and yroks him self he manages to dig it out with an outside edge

8.3

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, 1 run, late cuts it down to third man for a single

8.4

Muhammad Ghous to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

8.5

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, no run, defends it back

8.6

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, FOUR, paddles it to fine leg region, no fine leg means no stopping that

End of over 9 (11 runs) Canada 60/3
H Patel    28* (23b 5x4)      Muhammad Ghous    1-0-11-0
Rizwan Cheema    20* (14b 2x6)      HS Haidar    1-0-14-0

9.1

Shah to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, shocker ! that was a half volley on off stump, cheema launches it straight to sweeper cover

Rizwan Cheema c Mohammed b Shah 20 (23m 15b 0x4 2x6) SR: 133.33

9.2

Shah to Patel, 1 run, driven to covers

9.3

Shah to Usman Limbada, 1 run, edged it but the keeper doesn't collect it, that's his second drop today

9.4

Shah to Patel, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper cover

9.5

Shah to Usman Limbada, no run

9.6

Shah to Usman Limbada, no run, cuts it to point

End of over 10 (3 runs) Canada 63/4
Usman Limbada    1* (3b)      SH Shah    1-0-3-1
H Patel    30* (25b 5x4)      Muhammad Ghous    1-0-11-0

10.1

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, no run, driven to mid on

10.2

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, (no ball) 2 runs, very high full toss pulled to deep square leg

10.2

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, 2 runs, flicks it to deep square leg

10.3

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, 1 run, drivne to long off for a single

10.4

Muhammad Ghous to Usman Limbada, no run, full toss hit straight back to the bowler

10.5

Muhammad Ghous to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to long for a single

10.6

Muhammad Ghous to Patel, FOUR, brilliant square drive, sweeper had no chance to cut that off

End of over 11 (11 runs) Canada 74/4
H Patel    39* (30b 6x4)      Muhammad Ghous    2-0-22-0
Usman Limbada    2* (5b)      SH Shah    1-0-3-1

11.1

Shah to Usman Limbada, no run, drivne to covers

11.2

Shah to Usman Limbada, no run, driven to covers again

11.3

Shah to Usman Limbada, no run, almost carried to covers, usman playing with hard hands

11.4

Shah to Usman Limbada, no run

11.5

Shah to Usman Limbada, 1 wide, wide outside off, Limbada leaves it alone

11.5

Shah to Usman Limbada, 1 run

11.6

Shah to Patel, OUT, stunner ! Patel steps out and manages to slice it looks like it's going over short third man, Dodson times his jump pulls of a stunner

H Patel c †Dodson b Shah 39 (55m 31b 6x4 0x6) SR: 125.80

End of over 12 (2 runs) Canada 76/5
     SH Shah    2-0-5-2
Usman Limbada    3* (10b)      Muhammad Ghous    2-0-22-0

12.1

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, driven to covers

12.2

Desai to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to covers for a single

12.3

Desai to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, defends it to covers for a single

12.4

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, tries to late cut it to third man, misses the ball

12.5

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, driven back to the bowler

12.6

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, punched to mid on

End of over 13 (2 runs) Canada 78/5
Usman Limbada    4* (15b)      JH Desai    1-0-2-0
Hamza Tariq    1* (1b)      SH Shah    2-0-5-2

13.1

Shah to Hamza Tariq, no run, beaten on a half volley

13.2

Shah to Hamza Tariq, no run, another half volley and he misse sit again

13.3

Shah to Hamza Tariq, SIX, comes down the track and a massive hit over long off

13.4

Shah to Hamza Tariq, no run, again misses out a half volley ! hes annoyed with himself

13.5

Shah to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, comes down the track this time and drives it straight back for four

13.6

Shah to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper for a single

End of over 14 (11 runs) Canada 89/5
Hamza Tariq    12* (7b 1x4 1x6)      SH Shah    3-0-16-2
Usman Limbada    4* (15b)      JH Desai    1-0-2-0

14.1

Desai to Hamza Tariq, no run, defends it back

14.2

Desai to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, comes out of the crease and plays it to long off

14.3

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run

14.4

Desai to Usman Limbada, 1 run, pushes it softly to covers for a single

14.5

Desai to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, driven to long on

14.6

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, short ball, stayed low and punched back by the batsman

End of over 15 (3 runs) Canada 92/5
Usman Limbada    5* (18b)      JH Desai    2-0-5-0
Hamza Tariq    14* (10b 1x4 1x6)      SH Shah    3-0-16-2

15.1

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, no run

15.2

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, wanted the double, by the fielder charged the ball and sent them back

15.3

Muhammad Ghous to Usman Limbada, 1 run, pushes it wide of the bowler and runs a single

15.4

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, driven to long off

15.5

Muhammad Ghous to Usman Limbada, 1 run, single to mid wicket

15.6

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 16 (4 runs) Canada 96/5
Hamza Tariq    16* (14b 1x4 1x6)      Muhammad Ghous    3-0-26-0
Usman Limbada    7* (20b)      JH Desai    2-0-5-0

16.1

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run

16.2

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, Limbada is not enjoying this at all, beats the bat again

16.3

Desai to Usman Limbada, 1 run, pushes it to square leg

16.4

Desai to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, driven to mid on

16.5

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, cuts it to point

16.6

Desai to Usman Limbada, no run, driven back to the bowler

End of over 17 (2 runs) Canada 98/5
Usman Limbada    8* (25b)      JH Desai    3-0-7-0
Hamza Tariq    17* (15b 1x4 1x6)      Muhammad Ghous    3-0-26-0

17.1

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, Hamza punched it down the ground after stepping out

17.2

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, good timming again, steps out and drives it to long on

17.3

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, uses his feat to come down the track for a single

17.4

Muhammad Ghous to Usman Limbada, 1 run, Limbada steps out as well, and drives his single

17.5

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, 1 wide

17.5

Muhammad Ghous to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, driven down the ground

17.6

Muhammad Ghous to Usman Limbada, 1 run, single to long, Limbada keeps strike

End of over 18 (13 runs) Canada 111/5
Usman Limbada    10* (27b)      Muhammad Ghous    4-0-39-0
Hamza Tariq    27* (19b 3x4 1x6)      JH Desai    3-0-7-0

18.1

Desai to Usman Limbada, 1 run, steps out and drives it to long off

18.2

Desai to Hamza Tariq, SIX, pulls that short ball, for six over mid wicket

18.3

Desai to Hamza Tariq, 2 runs, pushes it to mid wicket for a double

18.4

Desai to Hamza Tariq, SIX, Huge ! Hamza goes down on one knee and finishes that stroke with one hand off the bat, brilliant batting gets right underneath it

18.5

Desai to Hamza Tariq, no run, steps out and hits it back

End of over 19 (15 runs) Canada 126/5
Hamza Tariq    41* (23b 3x4 3x6)      JH Desai    4-0-22-0
Usman Limbada    11* (28b)      Muhammad Ghous    4-0-39-0

19.1

Patel to Usman Limbada, SIX, launches it over mid wicket

19.2

Patel to Usman Limbada, FOUR, steps out and top edges it over the keepers head

19.3

Patel to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to mid wicket

19.4

Patel to Hamza Tariq, SIX, what a hit ! Hamza picks the slower ball, and hits it over the pavillion

19.5

Patel to Hamza Tariq, (no ball) SIX, Flat hit ! that was 9 feet high all the way into the sight screen

19.5

Patel to Hamza Tariq, 2 runs, driven to extra cover

19.6

Patel to Hamza Tariq, SIX, Huge ! over long off ! that was massive again. Hamza showing his class !

Hamza has played an awesome knock to take Canada past 150 and get his 50 as well, he paced his innings really well, and launched just when needed to

End of over 20 (32 runs) Canada 158/5
Hamza Tariq    61* (27b 3x4 6x6)      JH Patel    3-0-37-0
Usman Limbada    22* (31b 1x4 1x6)      JH Desai    4-0-22-0
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