ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, 2011 / Commentary

ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier

Kenya Under-19s v Nepal Under-19s

Nepal Under-19s won by 6 wickets (with 184 balls remaining)

0.1

Allan to Khakurel, FOUR, beautiful straight drive to the boundary to begin the chase

0.2

Allan to Khakurel, 2 wides, way down the legside

0.2

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, 1 wide, another one down legside

0.2

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, no run, just misses the outside edge

0.3

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, no run, just defended to point

0.4

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, no run, mishit drive into the covers

0.5

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, no run, left alone outside off-stump

0.6

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, 2 runs, turned towards deep midwicket

End of over 1 (9 runs) Nepal Under-19s 9/0 (99 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 9.00, RRR: 2.02)
Fajlur Rahman    2* (5b)      DI Allan    1-0-9-0
SP Khakurel    4* (1b 1x4)     

1.1

Angila to Khakurel, 2 runs, played through the covers and it's just pulled in before the boundary rope

1.2

Angila to Khakurel, 1 run, played off side again mid-off has to come round to field

1.3

Angila to Fajlur Rahman, 1 run, turned fine off his legs

1.4

Angila to Khakurel, no run, driven to backward point

1.5

Angila to Khakurel, FOUR, fantastic front foot drive to the deep point boundary

1.6

Angila to Khakurel, no run, shorter ball which is defended back to the bowler

End of over 2 (8 runs) Nepal Under-19s 17/0 (91 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 8.50, RRR: 1.89)
SP Khakurel    11* (6b 2x4)      HA Angila    1-0-8-0
Fajlur Rahman    3* (6b)      DI Allan    1-0-9-0

2.1

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, no run, pushed to mid-on

2.2

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, no run, tries to turn it to midwicket but it strikes the pads , no appeal

2.3

Allan to Fajlur Rahman, OUT, very accurate delivery which the batsman tries to defend but only passes an edge on to first slip

Fajlur Rahman c JO Ochieng b Allan 3 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

2.4

Allan to Budayair, 1 leg bye, big appeal for lbw but the umpire turns it down

2.5

Allan to Khakurel, no run, defended into the offside off the back foot

2.6

Allan to Khakurel, no run, pushed into the covers

End of over 3 (1 run, wicket maiden) Nepal Under-19s 18/1 (90 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 1.91)
SP Khakurel    11* (8b 2x4)      DI Allan    2-1-9-1
NB Budayair    0* (1b)      HA Angila    1-0-8-0

3.1

Angila to Budayair, no run, defended into the offside

3.2

Angila to Budayair, 1 leg bye, flicked very fine off the pads

3.3

Angila to Khakurel, no run, well stopped at cover

3.4

Angila to Khakurel, 1 run, pushed into the offside, mid-off has to come round to field

3.5

Angila to Budayair, no run, big swing and a miss outside off-stump

3.6

Angila to Budayair, no run

End of over 4 (2 runs) Nepal Under-19s 20/1 (88 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 1.91)
NB Budayair    0* (5b)      HA Angila    2-0-9-0
SP Khakurel    12* (10b 2x4)      DI Allan    2-1-9-1

4.1

Allan to Khakurel, OUT, dances down the pitch and tries to turn legside but it's an inswinging delivery and the stumps are shattered

SP Khakurel b Allan 12 (11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 109.09

4.2

Allan to Sagar Pun, no run, very high full toss but not called a no ball

4.3

Allan to Sagar Pun, no run, full delivery, well dug out to mid-off

4.4

Allan to Sagar Pun, no run, on a length this time and it's defended back to the bowler

4.5

Allan to Sagar Pun, no run, another one that's yorker length and it's well defended

4.6

Allan to Sagar Pun, OUT, great spell here from Allan as this time a full swinging delivery gets through. It's very much game on.

Sagar Pun b Allan 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 5 (wicket maiden) Nepal Under-19s 20/3 (88 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 1.95)
     DI Allan    3-2-9-3
NB Budayair    0* (5b)      HA Angila    2-0-9-0

5.1

Angila to Budayair, 1 wide, down the legside

5.1

Angila to Budayair, no run, played to backward point

5.2

Angila to Budayair, 1 wide, too far wide of off-stump this time

5.2

Angila to Budayair, 1 wide, strays down leg, wayward stuff here from Angila

5.2

Angila to Budayair, no run, batsman comes half way down the pitch but is sent back, should have been a run out

5.3

Angila to Budayair, FOUR, a widish delivery is punished through the offside as it races away to the long-off boundary

5.4

Angila to Budayair, no run, defended into the covers

5.5

Angila to Budayair, no run, better line from the bowler and this one is defended

5.6

Angila to Budayair, no run, hit firmly to backward point

End of over 6 (7 runs) Nepal Under-19s 27/3 (81 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 1.84)
NB Budayair    4* (11b 1x4)      HA Angila    3-0-16-0
P Baskota    0* (0b)      DI Allan    3-2-9-3

6.1

Allan to Baskota, 1 wide, way down the legside, keeper does well to hold on

6.1

Allan to Baskota, 1 run, glanced down to fine leg

6.2

Allan to Budayair, no run, pushed to mid-off

6.3

Allan to Budayair, no run

6.4

Allan to Budayair, no run, big appeal for lbw but he has walked very far down the wicket, hard one to give out

6.5

Allan to Budayair, 5 wides, extras really costing Kenya as the ball races to the fine leg boundary

6.5

Allan to Budayair, no run

6.6

Allan to Budayair, FOUR, comes down the pitch and drives it hard to the long-off boundary

First change of bowling here

End of over 7 (11 runs) Nepal Under-19s 38/3 (70 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 5.42, RRR: 1.62)
NB Budayair    8* (16b 2x4)      DI Allan    4-2-20-3
P Baskota    1* (1b)      HA Angila    3-0-16-0

7.1

Ringera to Baskota, 1 no ball, free hit coming up

7.1

Ringera to Baskota, no run, big swing of the bat but no contact between ball and bat

7.2

Ringera to Baskota, 1 run, turned down to fine leg

7.3

Ringera to Budayair, no run, just escapes the outside edge

7.4

Ringera to Budayair, 2 runs, turned backward of square leg for a couple

7.5

Ringera to Budayair, 1 wide, great diving catch by the keeper on the offside

7.5

Ringera to Budayair, 1 wide, they might get there in wides, another one away

7.5

Ringera to Budayair, no run, played calmly to cover

7.6

Ringera to Budayair, no run, left alone outside off-stump

End of over 8 (6 runs) Nepal Under-19s 44/3 (64 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 1.52)
NB Budayair    10* (20b 2x4)      EB Ringera    1-0-6-0
P Baskota    2* (4b)      DI Allan    4-2-20-3

8.1

Allan to Baskota, no run

8.2

Allan to Baskota, no run, yorker delivery well defended

8.3

Allan to Baskota, 1 leg bye, flicked fine off the pads

8.4

Allan to Budayair, no run, just stroked into the covers

8.5

Allan to Budayair, 1 run

8.6

Allan to Baskota, 1 run

End of over 9 (3 runs) Nepal Under-19s 47/3 (61 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 5.22, RRR: 1.48)
P Baskota    3* (8b)      DI Allan    5-2-22-3
NB Budayair    11* (22b 2x4)      EB Ringera    1-0-6-0

9.1

Ringera to Baskota, no run, defended back to the bowler

9.2

Ringera to Baskota, 1 wide, another wide outside off-stump

9.2

Ringera to Baskota, no run, just prodded into the legside

9.3

Ringera to Baskota, no run, left alone by the batsman

9.4

Ringera to Baskota, no run, big appeal for an edge after a wild drive from the batsman

9.5

Ringera to Baskota, 2 runs, full toss which is hammered down the ground and just pulled in before the boundary rope

9.6

Ringera to Baskota, no run, left alone outside off-stump

Bowling powerplay taken

End of over 10 (3 runs) Nepal Under-19s 50/3 (58 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 1.45)
P Baskota    5* (14b)      EB Ringera    2-0-9-0
NB Budayair    11* (22b 2x4)      DI Allan    5-2-22-3

10.1

Allan to Budayair, no run, well stopped by the bowler

10.2

Allan to Budayair, 1 run, edged dwon to third man

10.3

Allan to Baskota, no run, defended into the offside

10.4

Allan to Baskota, no run, short delivery which is not played at

10.5

Allan to Baskota, 1 wide, strays down the legside

10.5

Allan to Baskota, no run, hit out to point

10.6

Allan to Baskota, no run, good length and the batsman defends

End of over 11 (2 runs) Nepal Under-19s 52/3 (56 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 4.72, RRR: 1.43)
P Baskota    5* (18b)      DI Allan    6-2-24-3
NB Budayair    12* (24b 2x4)      EB Ringera    2-0-9-0

11.1

Ringera to Budayair, no run, driven firmly to mid-off

11.2

Ringera to Budayair, no run, defended into the covers

11.3

Ringera to Budayair, 1 run, quick single taken in the legside

11.4

Ringera to Baskota, FOUR, very short ball which is hooked away to the deep midwicket boundary

11.5

Ringera to Baskota, 1 wide, another one goes down legside

11.5

Ringera to Baskota, 1 wide, this time too wide of off-stump

11.5

Ringera to Baskota, 5 wides, this time the keeper can't collect the wide delivery and it flies to the boundary

11.5

Ringera to Baskota, no run, big swing and a miss

11.6

Ringera to Baskota, FOUR, short and wide and it's punished as he strokes it through the covers to the boundary

End of over 12 (16 runs) Nepal Under-19s 68/3 (40 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 5.66, RRR: 1.05)
P Baskota    13* (21b 2x4)      EB Ringera    3-0-25-0
NB Budayair    13* (27b 2x4)      DI Allan    6-2-24-3

12.1

Savala to Budayair, no run, defended back to the bowler

12.2

Savala to Budayair, 1 run, turned through midwicket

12.3

Savala to Baskota, 1 run, played to midwicket again

12.4

Savala to Budayair, 1 wide, down the legside for yet another wide

12.4

Savala to Budayair, no run, stopped at cover

12.5

Savala to Budayair, no run, forward defensive back to the bowler

12.6

Savala to Budayair, 1 wide, another one goes down leg

12.6

Savala to Budayair, no run, pushed into the offside

End of over 13 (4 runs) Nepal Under-19s 72/3 (36 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 5.53, RRR: 0.97)
NB Budayair    14* (32b 2x4)      RH Savala    1-0-4-0
P Baskota    14* (22b 2x4)      EB Ringera    3-0-25-0

13.1

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, lots of spin generated there

13.2

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, played to backward point

13.3

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, forward defensive played to that one

13.4

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, same agian good start for the bowler

13.5

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, turned into the legside

13.6

Shikotra to Baskota, 2 runs, skillfully steered to third man for a couple

End of over 14 (2 runs) Nepal Under-19s 74/3 (34 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 5.28, RRR: 0.94)
P Baskota    16* (28b 2x4)      VJ Shikotra    1-0-2-0
NB Budayair    14* (32b 2x4)      RH Savala    1-0-4-0

14.1

Savala to Budayair, no run, defended into the offside

14.2

Savala to Budayair, no run, well stopped in the covers

14.3

Savala to Budayair, no run

14.4

Savala to Budayair, no run, good accuarate stuff from the spinner

14.5

Savala to Budayair, 1 wide, ruins a good over with a wide

14.5

Savala to Budayair, FOUR, and it's really ruined now as the batsman plays a cover drive which evades the fielder and races to teh rope

14.6

Savala to Budayair, no run, defended into the legside

End of over 15 (5 runs) Nepal Under-19s 79/3 (29 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 5.26, RRR: 0.82)
NB Budayair    18* (38b 3x4)      RH Savala    2-0-9-0
P Baskota    16* (28b 2x4)      VJ Shikotra    1-0-2-0

15.1

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, hit hard at cover

15.2

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, defended back to the bowler

15.3

Shikotra to Baskota, no run

15.4

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, driven to backward point

15.5

Shikotra to Baskota, no run

15.6

Shikotra to Baskota, FOUR, short and wide outside off-stump and it'shammered to the deep point boundary

End of over 16 (4 runs) Nepal Under-19s 83/3 (25 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 5.18, RRR: 0.73)
P Baskota    20* (34b 3x4)      VJ Shikotra    2-0-6-0
NB Budayair    18* (38b 3x4)      RH Savala    2-0-9-0

16.1

Allan to Budayair, OUT, huge swing and it just catches an edge which the keeper takes

NB Budayair c †Karim b Allan 18 (39b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

16.2

Allan to Airee, FOUR, and he gets off the mark with a superb drive through the covers

16.3

Allan to Airee, no run, pushed back to the bowler

16.4

Allan to Airee, no run

16.5

Allan to Airee, 1 wide, strays very far down the legside, diving take by the keeper

16.5

Allan to Airee, 1 wide, too far wide on off-stump this time

16.5

Allan to Airee, no run, mid-off comes round to cut it off

16.6

Allan to Airee, no run, driven back at the bowler

End of over 17 (6 runs) Nepal Under-19s 89/4 (19 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 5.23, RRR: 0.57)
P Airee    4* (5b 1x4)      DI Allan    7-2-30-4
P Baskota    20* (34b 3x4)      VJ Shikotra    2-0-6-0

17.1

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, forward defensive played to that one

17.2

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, defended into the offside

17.3

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, driven directly to the man at cover

17.4

Shikotra to Baskota, SIX, short ball and it's pulled all the way over the deep midwicket boundary

17.5

Shikotra to Baskota, FOUR, smacked through the offside now for a boundary

17.6

Shikotra to Baskota, no run, just played to backward point this time

End of over 18 (10 runs) Nepal Under-19s 99/4 (9 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 0.28)
P Baskota    30* (40b 4x4 1x6)      VJ Shikotra    3-0-16-0
P Airee    4* (5b 1x4)      DI Allan    7-2-30-4

18.1

Allan to Airee, FOUR, big full toss and the batsman dances down the wicket and hammers it down the ground for a boundary

18.2

Allan to Airee, no run, short ball which is let through

18.3

Allan to Airee, no run, driven hard at mid-off

18.4

Allan to Airee, no run, defended into the covers

18.5

Allan to Airee, FOUR, comes down the pitch and drives it to the long-on boundary, scores are tied

18.6

Allan to Airee, no run, hit straight up in the air but the bowler can't catch it

End of over 19 (8 runs) Nepal Under-19s 107/4 (1 run required from 31 overs, RR: 5.63, RRR: 0.03)
P Airee    12* (11b 3x4)      DI Allan    8-2-38-4
P Baskota    30* (40b 4x4 1x6)      VJ Shikotra    3-0-16-0

19.1

Angila to Baskota, no run, defended to backward point

19.2

Angila to Baskota, 1 run, pulled away to deep midwicket to end the game

So a very easy victory for Nepal who bowled superbly. Although Allan got early wickets for Kenya they bowled too waywardly to get anywhere near defending the total. Man of the Match is A.Karn who took 3 for 27. So that's all from myself, Conor Hayes, thanks for following the commentary and join us again for more matches in the tournament tomorrow.

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