ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, 2011 / Commentary

Good morning and welcome to the u-19 world cup qualifier between Kenya and PNG. My name is Justin Smyth and im going to be giving you ball by ball coverage of todays game here in Strabane. After yesterdays travel day we have moved to the northwest of Northern Ireland and we are in Co. Tyrone. The sun is shining and we should have a lovely days cricket ahead of us. Kenya have had two wins and two defeats, PNG one win and three defeats so far. Both will want to win today.

We are about to start.

0.1

Ndandason to Siaka, 1 run, hits the ball to mid-on to start. They run through

0.2

Ndandason to Amini, no run, hits straight back to the bowler

0.3

Ndandason to Amini, no run, tuckes the ball into the legside

0.4

Ndandason to Amini, 1 run, outside offstump and guided wide of point. An easy single there.

0.5

Ndandason to Siaka, no run, plays forward to the ball and it on ly just misses the outside edge.

0.6

Ndandason to Siaka, no run, goes forward again and plays inside the line again. A very gentle over to start.

End of over 1 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 2/0
L Siaka    1* (3b)      MO Ndandason    1-0-2-0
CJA Amini    1* (3b)     

1.1

Allan to Amini, no run, hit him on the pads but must have been going down legside.

1.2

Allan to Amini, 1 run, wider of offstump and guided down to third man

1.3

Allan to Siaka, no run, leans back in the crease and hits the ball to mid-off

1.4

Allan to Siaka, 1 wide, too far wide of offstump and no shot played

1.4

Allan to Siaka, 2 runs, pitched the ball up and clipped off the legs to square leg

1.5

Allan to Siaka, no run, straighter that time from Allan. He gets behind the line and hits the ball back down the wicket

1.6

Allan to Siaka, no run, fuller ball which he looks to drive. Mistimes it and it goes nowhere!

End of over 2 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 6/0
L Siaka    3* (7b)      DI Allan    1-0-4-0
CJA Amini    2* (5b)      MO Ndandason    1-0-2-0

2.1

Ndandason to Amini, 1 wide, down legside this time. The keeper stops it well.

2.1

Ndandason to Amini, 1 run, slower ball guided in the air through gully and down to third man

2.2

Ndandason to Siaka, no run, pitched up outside offstump and he didnt need to play at it

2.3

Ndandason to Siaka, no run, goes back in the crease and looks to cut it. Stopped at extra cover

2.4

Ndandason to Siaka, 3 runs, gets a better connection this time and extra cover has to run back to stop the boundary

2.5

Ndandason to Amini, no run, looks to play it through the covers and misses

2.6

Ndandason to Amini, no run, hits him on the pads, the bowler goes up but it was going down legside though.

End of over 3 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 11/0
CJA Amini    3* (8b)      MO Ndandason    2-0-7-0
L Siaka    6* (10b)      DI Allan    1-0-4-0

3.1

Allan to Siaka, 3 runs, cuts the ball square on the offside and they stop it just before the rope

3.2

Allan to Amini, no run, ouside offstump and left alone

3.3

Allan to Amini, no run, wide outside offstump and left alone by Amini

3.4

Allan to Amini, no run, gets forward and drives the ball to mid-off

3.5

Allan to Amini, 1 leg bye, hits the pads and runs into the legside. They set off early and even though there is a direct hit at the batsman's end he is home

3.6

Allan to Siaka, 2 runs, cuts the ball past the slips to third man

End of over 4 (6 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 17/0
L Siaka    11* (12b)      DI Allan    2-0-9-0
CJA Amini    3* (12b)      MO Ndandason    2-0-7-0

4.1

Ndandason to Amini, OUT, it hits him on the pads in front of offstump. The umpire was already nodding his head as he raises his finger.

CJA Amini lbw b Ndandason 3 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.07

Kent is the batsman coming in. His first name is Chris not Clark. Before anybody askes.

4.2

Ndandason to Kent, no run, left alone outside offstump and goes through to the keeper.

4.3

Ndandason to Kent, no run, turns the batsman around and defends the ball forward

4.4

Ndandason to Kent, FOUR, hits the ball hard through mid-wicket. Thats the first boundary of the day.

4.5

Ndandason to Kent, no run, slower ball but was never going to trouble the batsman.

4.6

Ndandason to Kent, 1 wide, too far outside offstump

4.6

Ndandason to Kent, OUT, he misses the ball in front of offstump and the umpire raises his finger again. Great over for Ndandason.

CN Kent lbw b Ndandason 4 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

End of over 5 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 22/2
     MO Ndandason    3-0-12-2
L Siaka    11* (12b)      DI Allan    2-0-9-0

5.1

Allan to Siaka, no run, gets on the front foot and drives. Mistimed it and it dribbles into the offside

5.2

Allan to Siaka, no run, gets on his toes and playes the ball to point

5.3

Allan to Siaka, 1 run, cut the ball through gully and down to third man

5.4

Allan to S Bau, no run, outside offstump and left alone

5.5

Allan to S Bau, 1 run, slower ball cut over 2nd slip and down to third man

5.6

Allan to Siaka, no run, driven to mid-off and they dont think of a run

End of over 6 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 24/2
L Siaka    12* (16b)      DI Allan    3-0-11-0
S Bau    1* (2b)      MO Ndandason    3-0-12-2

6.1

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, slower ball which he edges past the stumps. He didnt know where that went!

6.2

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, hits him on the pads, the bowler goes up but it was too high

6.3

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, clipped the pads and goes down legside. They appeal for an edge. There was none

6.4

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, driven to mid-off and its fielded well to stop the single

6.5

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, popped off the pitch and back to the bowler

6.6

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, tucked off the legs and short mid-wicket runs in to stop it.

End of over 7 (maiden) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 24/2
S Bau    1* (8b)      MO Ndandason    4-1-12-2
L Siaka    12* (16b)      DI Allan    3-0-11-0

7.1

Allan to Siaka, no run, hit on the pads again but it was going too high

7.2

Allan to Siaka, OUT, good length ball from Allan, plays down the wrong line and it knocks over the offstump. Terrible start for PNG.

L Siaka b Allan 12 (18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

7.3

Allan to Maha, no run, hit on the pads but going to high

7.4

Allan to Maha, no run, gets in line and hits it back down the pitch

7.5

Allan to Maha, no run, hits the ball to cover

7.6

Allan to Maha, no run, lets it go through to the keeper. Thats a wicket maiden from Allan.

End of over 8 (wicket maiden) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 24/3
R Maha    0* (4b)      DI Allan    4-1-11-1
S Bau    1* (8b)      MO Ndandason    4-1-12-2

8.1

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, outside offstump and left alone by the batsman

8.2

Ndandason to S Bau, 1 run, clipped off the pads down to long leg

8.3

Ndandason to Maha, OUT, hits him on the pads in front of middle stump and thats another one gone. Great bowling from the Kenyans here

R Maha lbw b Ndandason 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

8.4

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, slower ball outside offstump and goes through to the keeper

8.5

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, almost gets and edge through to the keeper.

8.6

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, knocked just infront of short extra cover

End of over 9 (1 run) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 25/4
D Bau    0* (3b)      MO Ndandason    5-1-13-3
S Bau    2* (10b)      DI Allan    4-1-11-1

9.1

Allan to S Bau, 1 run, clipped wide of point and they didnt run when they should have. An overthrow means they actually get one

9.2

Allan to D Bau, FOUR, gets on the front foot and cuts the ball square on the offside and it races to the boundary

9.3

Allan to D Bau, 1 run, pushes the ball to mid-wicket and they set off straight away. It puts pressure on the fielder and he fumbles

9.4

Allan to S Bau, 1 leg bye, hits him on the pads and it goes into the legside

9.5

Allan to D Bau, no run, hit to short extra cover

9.6

Allan to D Bau, no run, gets in line with the ball and hits it to cover

The bowling powerplay has been taken.

End of over 10 (7 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 32/4
D Bau    5* (7b 1x4)      DI Allan    5-1-17-1
S Bau    3* (12b)      MO Ndandason    5-1-13-3

10.1

Ndandason to S Bau, 1 run, driven wide of mid-on and they run an easy single

10.2

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, outside offstump and Bau gets his bat well out of the way

10.3

Ndandason to D Bau, 2 runs, cuts in the air past point and the third man runs and stops it well just before the rope

10.4

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, gets in line with the ball and defends it back down the wicket

10.5

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, slower ball played off the front foot to cover

10.6

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, good length ball that D Bau just lets go over the top of the stumps

End of over 11 (3 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 35/4
D Bau    7* (12b 1x4)      MO Ndandason    6-1-16-3
S Bau    4* (13b)      DI Allan    5-1-17-1

11.1

Allan to S Bau, no run, outside offstump and hit into the legside. Mid-wicket fields

11.2

Allan to S Bau, FOUR, hits the ball in the air high over cover and it races to the rope

11.3

Allan to S Bau, no run, good length ball with a lot of bounce from Allan. Too wide to trouble the batsman

11.4

Allan to S Bau, no run, almost gets the outside edge this time, it was alot nearer the batsman

11.5

Allan to S Bau, no run, lots of bounce and S Bau gets on his toes and guides it to second slip

11.6

Allan to S Bau, no run, outside offstump again and left alone

End of over 12 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 39/4
S Bau    8* (19b 1x4)      DI Allan    6-1-21-1
D Bau    7* (12b 1x4)      MO Ndandason    6-1-16-3

12.1

Ndandason to D Bau, 3 runs, slower ball hit past mid-off and they run well to make it three

12.2

Ndandason to S Bau, 1 run, slower ball again inside edged down to long leg

12.3

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, slower ball. He is looking for a play and misses. Hit to point

12.4

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, he was reaching for the ball and almost edged it through to the keeper.

12.5

Ndandason to D Bau, 1 wide, outside offstump

12.5

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, goes back in the crease and defends it forward

12.6

Ndandason to D Bau, no run, gets in line and hits the ball back to the bowler

End of over 13 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 44/4
D Bau    10* (17b 1x4)      MO Ndandason    7-1-21-3
S Bau    9* (20b 1x4)      DI Allan    6-1-21-1

13.1

Angila to S Bau, 1 leg bye, strays onto the legstump and it hits the pads and they run through

13.2

Angila to D Bau, 3 runs, overpitched and hit through square leg and stopped just before the ropes

13.3

Angila to S Bau, no run, outside offstump and left alone by the batsman

13.4

Angila to S Bau, no run, guided the ball to point and they decide wisely against the run

13.5

Angila to S Bau, no run, gets the bat out of the way and it goes through to the keeper

13.6

Angila to S Bau, no run, outside offstump again and left well alone

End of over 14 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 48/4
S Bau    9* (25b 1x4)      HA Angila    1-0-3-0
D Bau    13* (18b 1x4)      MO Ndandason    7-1-21-3

14.1

Ndandason to D Bau, FOUR, gets onto the front foot and drives the ball through extra cover. This is the bowlers eight over and he is looking tired now

14.2

Ndandason to D Bau, 1 wide, strayed to far down legside

14.2

Ndandason to D Bau, 1 run, slower ball clipped off the pads and down to long leg

14.3

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, gets forward and hits the ball back down the pitch

14.4

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, gets forward again and hits the ball to extra cover

14.5

Ndandason to S Bau, 2 runs, gets on the front foot and hits the ball through mid-wicket. They run and easy 2

14.6

Ndandason to S Bau, no run, too far outside offstump for the batsman to play a shot

End of over 15 (8 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 56/4
S Bau    11* (29b 1x4)      MO Ndandason    8-1-29-3
D Bau    18* (20b 2x4)      HA Angila    1-0-3-0

15.1

Angila to D Bau, no run, gets the bat well out of the way and the ball harmlessly goes through to the keeper

15.2

Angila to D Bau, no run, straighter that time and the batsman has to defend it forward

15.3

Angila to D Bau, no run, shorter ball which gets up, defended into the offside

15.4

Angila to D Bau, OUT, thats another wicket gone down. It was a good length ball which just takes the outside edge and its a good catch by Hirani behind the stumps

D Bau c †Hirani b Angila 18 (24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

15.5

Angila to Vanua, no run, outside offstump and Vanua leaves it alone

15.6

Angila to Vanua, no run, left alone and thats a wicket maiden for Angila

End of over 16 (wicket maiden) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 56/5
N Vanua    0* (2b)      HA Angila    2-1-3-1
S Bau    11* (29b 1x4)      MO Ndandason    8-1-29-3

16.1

Shikotra to S Bau, no run, hits on the pads and going down legside

16.2

Shikotra to S Bau, no run, big step forward and defends

16.3

Shikotra to S Bau, FOUR, clipped off the legs and its stopped before the square leg ropes but the fielder carries it over the ropes

16.4

Shikotra to S Bau, no run, gets forward and hits back to the bowler

16.5

Shikotra to S Bau, 1 run, tucked into the legside and they set off quickly

16.6

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, goes back and hits it back to the bowler.

Match State: Drinks Its been a horrible start by PNG. They are going to have a big partnership from these two to set the Kenya's a good target. They did score 262 against the USA in an earlier games so there could be a long way to go.

End of over 17 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 61/5
N Vanua    0* (3b)      VJ Shikotra    1-0-5-0
S Bau    16* (34b 2x4)      HA Angila    2-1-3-1

17.1

Angila to S Bau, 1 run, clipped off the legs and down to third man

17.2

Angila to Vanua, no run, outisde offstump and hit to point

17.3

Angila to Vanua, no run, goes back in the crease and looks to cut it and misses.

17.4

Angila to Vanua, no run, shorter and lots of bounce. He almost fends it through to the keeper

17.5

Angila to Vanua, no run, hits it to extra cover and they think of a run and then say no!

17.6

Angila to Vanua, no run, almost gets the edge through to the keeper.

End of over 18 (1 run) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 62/5
N Vanua    0* (8b)      HA Angila    3-1-4-1
S Bau    17* (35b 2x4)      VJ Shikotra    1-0-5-0

18.1

Shikotra to S Bau, 1 run, guided past point

18.2

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, gets forward and hits it to short extra cover

18.3

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, left alone and through to the keeper

18.4

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, big step forward and defended back to the bowler

18.5

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, goes back and looks to cut it. He misses

18.6

Shikotra to Vanua, 2 runs, edged it just short of 1st slip. Very lucky there!

End of over 19 (3 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 65/5
N Vanua    2* (13b)      VJ Shikotra    2-0-8-0
S Bau    18* (36b 2x4)      HA Angila    3-1-4-1

19.1

Angila to S Bau, OUT, went for the big hit over mid-wicket. He didnt get hold of it and it popped up in the air. K Ochieng runs from square leg and catches it

S Bau c KO Ochieng b Angila 18 (37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 48.64

19.2

Angila to Vanua, 2 runs, clipped through mid-wicket and they run two

19.3

Angila to Vanua, no run, left alone ouside offstump. The batsmen crossed which is why Vanua was on strike

19.4

Angila to Vanua, no run, left alone outside offstump again

19.5

Angila to Vanua, FOUR, clipped off the legs and races to square leg. You have the feeling that every run is going to the important

19.6

Angila to Vanua, 1 run, shorter pull which is pulled to square leg

End of over 20 (7 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 72/6
N Vanua    9* (18b 1x4)      HA Angila    4-1-11-2
AH Geita    0* (0b)      VJ Shikotra    2-0-8-0

20.1

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, hit back to the bowler

20.2

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, guided to point

20.3

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, hit back down the pitch

20.4

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, cut hard to the point fielder. He does well to stop it

20.5

Shikotra to Vanua, FOUR, hits the ball high over the head on mid-on. They chase back but cant stop it

20.6

Shikotra to Vanua, no run, gets forward and hits it back down the pitch

End of over 21 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 76/6
N Vanua    13* (24b 2x4)      VJ Shikotra    3-0-12-0
AH Geita    0* (0b)      HA Angila    4-1-11-2

21.1

Angila to Geita, no run, shorter ball again which is defended into the offside

21.2

Angila to Geita, no run, clipped off the pads but goes straight to the fielder at square leg

21.3

Angila to Geita, FOUR, short and outside offstump. It gets cut hard to the square boundary on the offside

21.4

Angila to Geita, no run, looks to play the ball forward and it just misses the outside edge on the way though to the keeper

21.5

Angila to Geita, no run, gets on his toes and guides the ball down to point

21.6

Angila to Geita, no run, short and wide of offstump and he looks to cut it and misses

End of over 22 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 80/6
AH Geita    4* (6b 1x4)      HA Angila    5-1-15-2
N Vanua    13* (24b 2x4)      VJ Shikotra    3-0-12-0

22.1

Savala to Vanua, no run, ouside offstump to start and through to the keeper

22.2

Savala to Vanua, no run, hit on the pads, but going down legside

22.3

Savala to Vanua, no run, goes back in the crease and stopped well by point

22.4

Savala to Vanua, SIX, goes back in the crease and over the cow corner. There is a little gate in the fence. They have gone through it to try and find the ball

22.5

Savala to Vanua, 1 run, overpitched and driven back through the bowler

22.6

Savala to Geita, no run, goes back in the crease and watched the ball go through to the keeper

End of over 23 (7 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 87/6
AH Geita    4* (7b 1x4)      RH Savala    1-0-7-0
N Vanua    20* (29b 2x4 1x6)      HA Angila    5-1-15-2

23.1

Vishram to Vanua, no run, pitched up and hit to mid-off

23.2

Vishram to Vanua, no run, gets forward and defends to extra cover

23.3

Vishram to Vanua, no run, defends it forward again

23.4

Vishram to Vanua, no run, gets hit on the pad, but had got too far forward

23.5

Vishram to Vanua, 1 run, clipped just over the top of mid-wicket

23.6

Vishram to Geita, no run, gets behind the line and defends it into the offside

End of over 24 (1 run) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 88/6
AH Geita    4* (8b 1x4)      RN Vishram    1-0-1-0
N Vanua    21* (34b 2x4 1x6)      RH Savala    1-0-7-0

24.1

Savala to Vanua, no run, goes back in the crease and looks to cut and misses

24.2

Savala to Vanua, 1 wide, drops short and it goes wide on the offside

24.2

Savala to Vanua, no run, cuts it this time but goes straight to point

24.3

Savala to Vanua, no run, hits the ball to point again

24.4

Savala to Vanua, no run, goes back again but this time cuts it into his pads

24.5

Savala to Vanua, 1 run, looks for the big hit and mistimes it down to long-on

24.6

Savala to Geita, no run, stays back in the crease and defends it forward

End of over 25 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 90/6
AH Geita    4* (9b 1x4)      RH Savala    2-0-9-0
N Vanua    22* (39b 2x4 1x6)      RN Vishram    1-0-1-0

25.1

Vishram to Vanua, OUT, Vanua is gone. He was looking to hit it over the mid-wicket boundary. He picked out Allan on the boundary rope who took an easy catch.

N Vanua c Allan b Vishram 22 (40b 2x4 1x6) SR: 55.00

25.2

Vishram to Tom, no run, over pitched and hit to mid-off

25.3

Vishram to Tom, no run, big step forward and defended into the offside

25.4

Vishram to Tom, no run, gets to the pitch of the ball and hits back to the bowler

25.5

Vishram to Tom, no run, driven to the bowler who fields well

25.6

Vishram to Tom, no run, gets forward and hits to mid-off. Thats another wicket maiden for Kenya

End of over 26 (wicket maiden) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 90/7
T Tom    0* (5b)      RN Vishram    2-1-1-1
AH Geita    4* (9b 1x4)      RH Savala    2-0-9-0

26.1

Savala to Geita, no run, hit straight to short mid-on

26.2

Savala to Geita, no run, clipped into the legside

26.3

Savala to Geita, 1 run, clipped to square leg and they run a quick single

26.4

Savala to Tom, no run, goes for the cut and misses

26.5

Savala to Tom, 1 run, clipped past a short mid-wicket

26.6

Savala to Geita, no run, goes back in the crease and watches the ball go through to the keeper

End of over 27 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 92/7
AH Geita    5* (13b 1x4)      RH Savala    3-0-11-0
T Tom    1* (7b)      RN Vishram    2-1-1-1

27.1

Vishram to Tom, no run, goes back in the crease and hits to point

27.2

Vishram to Tom, 2 runs, guided past2nd slip and they run through quickly

27.3

Vishram to Tom, no run, hit to short mid-wicket

27.4

Vishram to Tom, no run, played back down the wicket

27.5

Vishram to Tom, no run, hit to point. No run there

27.6

Vishram to Tom, no run, hit off the pads to the legside

End of over 28 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 94/7
T Tom    3* (13b)      RN Vishram    3-1-3-1
AH Geita    5* (13b 1x4)      RH Savala    3-0-11-0

28.1

Savala to Geita, 1 run, driven down the ground to long-off

28.2

Savala to Tom, no run, gets forward and defends back to the bowler

28.3

Savala to Tom, 1 run, turned past fine leg and they run quickly

28.4

Savala to Geita, no run, defends the ball to extra cover

28.5

Savala to Geita, 2 runs, hits the ball through extra cover

28.6

Savala to Geita, no run, on legstump and looking to clip the ball through square leg. He misses and it hits him on the pads

End of over 29 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 98/7
AH Geita    8* (17b 1x4)      RH Savala    4-0-15-0
T Tom    4* (15b)      RN Vishram    3-1-3-1

29.1

Vishram to Tom, no run, goes forward and defends back down the pitch

29.2

Vishram to Tom, no run, good length ball just hit back

29.3

Vishram to Tom, no run, gets forward and hits it into the offside

29.4

Vishram to Tom, no run, hits him on the pads but he had got a long way forward. Umpire Smith says not out

29.5

Vishram to Tom, 2 runs, driven through extra cover and thats the 100 up for PNG!

29.6

Vishram to Tom, 2 runs, looks to drive the ball and gets an outside edge. Point has to run back and field

End of over 30 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 102/7
T Tom    8* (21b)      RN Vishram    4-1-7-1
AH Geita    8* (17b 1x4)      RH Savala    4-0-15-0

30.1

Ringera to Geita, 1 run, clipped off the legs to deep square leg.

30.2

Ringera to Tom, no run, fast outside offstump and let through to the keeper

30.3

Ringera to Tom, no run, pitched up and hit to mid-wicket

30.4

Ringera to Tom, 1 run, run off the face of the bat to third man

30.5

Ringera to Geita, 2 runs, looks to drive the ball straight and it goes through extra cover

30.6

Ringera to Geita, OUT, it was another good length ball from Ringera. Geita played down the wrong line and his off stump was knocked over! Another one bites the dust!

AH Geita b Ringera 11 (20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.00

End of over 31 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 106/8
     EB Ringera    1-0-4-1
T Tom    9* (24b)      RN Vishram    4-1-7-1

31.1

Vishram to Tom, no run, driven to short extra cover

31.2

Vishram to Tom, no run, outside offstump and through to the keeper

31.3

Vishram to Tom, no run, hit to extra cover

31.4

Vishram to Tom, no run, gets forward and drives to mid-off

31.5

Vishram to Tom, 1 run, goes back and hits the ball through square leg

31.6

Vishram to Haoda, no run, drops short but not punished, just guided to point

End of over 32 (1 run) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 107/8
RC Haoda    0* (1b)      RN Vishram    5-1-8-1
T Tom    10* (29b)      EB Ringera    1-0-4-1

32.1

Ringera to Tom, 1 run, pitched up and driven to extra cover, he fumbles and they run through

32.2

Ringera to Haoda, no run, good length ball which hits him on the pads. Going down legside

32.3

Ringera to Haoda, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and almost gets an edge through to the keeper

32.4

Ringera to Haoda, 1 run, dropped clips the ball just over the head of the short mid-wicket. He gets two hands to it and just cant hold onto it

32.5

Ringera to Tom, no run, gets behind the line and defends back to the bowler

32.6

Ringera to Tom, 1 run, knocks the ball infront of mid-wicket and they run an easy single

End of over 33 (3 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 110/8
T Tom    12* (32b)      EB Ringera    2-0-7-1
RC Haoda    1* (4b)      RN Vishram    5-1-8-1

33.1

Vishram to Tom, 1 run, gets forward and drives to the left of mid-off

33.2

Vishram to Haoda, no run, goes back in the crease and lets it go to the keeper

33.3

Vishram to Haoda, no run, dropped short and hit back to the bowler

33.4

Vishram to Haoda, 3 runs, hit back over the head off the bowler and mid-on has to run back and field

33.5

Vishram to Tom, no run, more bounce and hit into the offside

33.6

Vishram to Tom, no run, outside offstump and played inside the line. The keeper stops it well

End of over 34 (4 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 114/8
T Tom    13* (35b)      RN Vishram    6-1-12-1
RC Haoda    4* (7b)      EB Ringera    2-0-7-1

34.1

Ringera to Haoda, no run, looks to hit it big over mid-off. He misses

34.2

Ringera to Haoda, no run, gets forward and looks to defend and misses

34.3

Ringera to Haoda, no run, straighter that time from Ringera and its too good for Haoda and goes straight through to the keeper

34.4

Ringera to Haoda, 1 wide, down legside.

34.4

Ringera to Haoda, FOUR, inside edged past the pads and the keeper dives. He cant stop it and it races away to the fine leg boundary

34.5

Ringera to Haoda, no run, pitched up and hit back to the bowler who stops it well

34.6

Ringera to Haoda, no run, good length ball again from Ringera, judged well as it just goes past the stumps

End of over 35 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 119/8
RC Haoda    8* (13b 1x4)      EB Ringera    3-0-12-1
T Tom    13* (35b)      RN Vishram    6-1-12-1

35.1

Angila to Tom, 2 runs, clipped down to third man.

35.2

Angila to Tom, no run, good length ball left alone outside offstump

35.3

Angila to Tom, no run, hit to point. Haoda wants a quick run and is turned back. He dives back into the ground. He looks like he might have hurt himself.

Match State: Drinks

Whilst they are trying to sort out Haoda they are going to have a drinks break. PNG will be hoping that they can bat out the next 15 overs. They will want to get over 150 because net run rate might be important to see who goes through after the qualifiers. Keyna will be looking to finish it off quickly Good news for PNG. It looks like Haoda is going to be able to carry on!

35.4

Angila to Tom, no run, gets behind the line and plays it forward

35.5

Angila to Tom, no run, outside offstump and left alone by the batsman

35.6

Angila to Tom, no run, driven to extra cover but no chance for the run

End of over 36 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 121/8
T Tom    15* (41b)      HA Angila    6-1-17-2
RC Haoda    8* (13b 1x4)      EB Ringera    3-0-12-1

36.1

Ringera to Haoda, no run, another play and miss from Haoda. If they pitch it up to him i think he will be bowled

36.2

Ringera to Haoda, no run, another good length ball from Ringera hit back to him

36.3

Ringera to Haoda, 1 run, played just in front of extra cover and they run quickly

36.4

Ringera to Tom, no run, pitched up and driven, Ringera does well to stop it off his own bowling

36.5

Ringera to Tom, no run, outside offstump and through to the keeper

36.6

Ringera to Tom, 1 run, hit wide off extra cover and Tom keeps the strike

End of over 37 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 123/8
T Tom    16* (44b)      EB Ringera    4-0-14-1
RC Haoda    9* (16b 1x4)      HA Angila    6-1-17-2

37.1

Angila to Tom, no run, slower ball which Tom gets forward to and plays into the offside

37.2

Angila to Tom, no run, good length ball just left alone outside offstump

37.3

Angila to Tom, FOUR, pitched up and driven in the air through extra cover. A well needed boundary for PNG

37.4

Angila to Tom, 1 run, played into the offside and it drops just before Allan at extra cover. He throws at the stumps and misses

37.5

Angila to Haoda, no run, looks to tuen it into the legside and misses the ball. It hits him in the stomach. Ouch

37.6

Angila to Haoda, no run, tucked into the legside and no run there

End of over 38 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 128/8
RC Haoda    9* (18b 1x4)      HA Angila    7-1-22-2
T Tom    21* (48b 1x4)      EB Ringera    4-0-14-1

38.1

Ringera to Tom, no run, pitched up and driven off the front foot to extra cover

38.2

Ringera to Tom, no run, shorter ball which Tom gets behind the line and defends into the offside

38.3

Ringera to Tom, no run, good length outside offstump, Tom gets the bat well out of the way

38.4

Ringera to Tom, FOUR, clipped off the pads, it goes high in the air and one bounce takes it to the square leg boundary

38.5

Ringera to Tom, no run, gets behind the line and defends forward. That last shot made him PNG top scorer!

38.6

Ringera to Tom, (no ball) 3 runs, just oversteps and the ball is hit over the top of mid-on. Free hit coming now

38.6

Ringera to Haoda, 1 run, looks to hit the ball over the top and gets an edge to fine leg

End of over 39 (9 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 137/8
RC Haoda    10* (19b 1x4)      EB Ringera    5-0-23-1
T Tom    28* (54b 2x4)      HA Angila    7-1-22-2

39.1

Angila to Haoda, OUT, looking to hit the ball over the top he just doesnt get enough air. It is an easy catch by Vishram at mid-off. The last man is in now for PNG

RC Haoda c Vishram b Angila 10 (20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

39.2

Angila to Nao, no run, gets a big step forward and lets it going through to the keeper

39.3

Angila to Nao, no run, strayed down legside and he hits the ball back down the pitch

39.4

Angila to Nao, 1 run, clipped off the pads down to fine leg. They run an easy single

39.5

Angila to Tom, no run, Tom was looking to guide it past the keeper and is lucky not to get an edge

39.6

Angila to Tom, SIX, great shot from Tom. He cleared the front leg and hits it hard and flat over cow corner.

End of over 40 (7 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 144/9
T Tom    34* (56b 2x4 1x6)      HA Angila    8-1-29-3
A Nao    1* (3b)      EB Ringera    5-0-23-1

40.1

Ringera to Nao, no run, hit on the pads, the bowler appeals. Was just going down legside though

40.2

Ringera to Nao, no run, hits it into the offside. Tom wants a run but Nao was going nowhere.

40.3

Ringera to Nao, no run, played and missed outside offstump

40.4

Ringera to Nao, no run, shorter ball that's too good for Nao. It goes through to the keeper

40.5

Ringera to Nao, no run, looking to cut past 1st slip and misses it

40.6

Ringera to Nao, 1 wide, full and wide down the legside

40.6

Ringera to Nao, 1 run, guided past slip to third man. I bet Tom is thinking "and you waited until the last ball of the over to go that".

End of over 41 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 146/9
A Nao    2* (9b)      EB Ringera    6-0-25-1
T Tom    34* (56b 2x4 1x6)      HA Angila    8-1-29-3

41.1

Savala to Nao, no run, gets hit on the pad but too far down the wicket

41.2

Savala to Nao, no run, clipped to the legside

41.3

Savala to Nao, 3 runs, cuts past point and they run three. Tom wanted to be at the strikers end.

41.4

Savala to Tom, 3 wides, goes down legside and the keeper cant stop it. That brings up the 150.

41.4

Savala to Tom, no run, dropped short, goes to cut and misses

41.5

Savala to Tom, no run, hits the pads and goes into the legside

41.6

Savala to Tom, 3 runs, cuts the ball past point again and they run well

End of over 42 (9 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 155/9
T Tom    37* (59b 2x4 1x6)      RH Savala    5-0-24-0
A Nao    5* (12b)      EB Ringera    6-0-25-1

42.1

Ringera to Tom, 1 run, pitched up and driven back to mid-on.

42.2

Ringera to Nao, no run, on legstump and hits it to short mid-wicket

42.3

Ringera to Nao, 1 wide, down legside. The wides are beginning to mount up

42.3

Ringera to Nao, no run, outside offstump and left alone by Nao

42.4

Ringera to Nao, no run, pitched up and hit well by the batsman. Goes straight to short mid-wicket

42.5

Ringera to Nao, no run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball back to the bowler

42.6

Ringera to Nao, no run, gets turned face on and defended back to the bowler

End of over 43 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 157/9
A Nao    5* (17b)      EB Ringera    7-0-27-1
T Tom    38* (60b 2x4 1x6)      RH Savala    5-0-24-0

43.1

Allan to Tom, no run, slower ball outside offstump and just goes harmlessly by

43.2

Allan to Tom, 1 run, pitched up and driven through the air just short of mid-off

43.3

Allan to Nao, no run, slower ball again, Nao gets in line and plays it back

43.4

Allan to Nao, no run, defends back to the bowler

43.5

Allan to Nao, no run, defended back to the bowler again

43.6

Allan to Nao, no run, plays forward and the ball bounces over the bat and through to the keeper.

The batting powerplay has been taken.

End of over 44 (1 run) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 158/9
A Nao    5* (21b)      DI Allan    7-1-22-1
T Tom    39* (62b 2x4 1x6)      EB Ringera    7-0-27-1

44.1

Vishram to Tom, 2 runs, goes down on one knee and hits the ball to deep mid-wicket

44.2

Vishram to Tom, 1 run, driven down the ground and goes to long-on

44.3

Vishram to Nao, no run, outside offstump and through to the keeper

44.4

Vishram to Nao, no run, hit back down the wicket

44.5

Vishram to Nao, no run, hit back to the bowler

44.6

Vishram to Nao, 2 runs, driven to long-off, a misfield gets two

End of over 45 (5 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 163/9
A Nao    7* (25b)      RN Vishram    7-1-17-1
T Tom    42* (64b 2x4 1x6)      DI Allan    7-1-22-1

45.1

Allan to Tom, no run, wide of offstump so left alone by the batsman

45.2

Allan to Tom, 1 run, slower ball chipped over the head of Allan and they run an easy single

45.3

Allan to Nao, no run, tucks up the batsman and he plays it back down the crease

45.4

Allan to Nao, 1 wide, slower ball goes down legside

45.4

Allan to Nao, no run, hits the ball back to the bowler

45.5

Allan to Nao, no run, clips the ball into the legside

45.6

Allan to Nao, no run, lets the ball through the keeper.

End of over 46 (2 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 165/9
A Nao    5* (29b)      DI Allan    8-1-24-1
T Tom    45* (66b 2x4 1x6)      RN Vishram    7-1-17-1

46.1

Vishram to Tom, SIX, great Fifty for Tom. He gets down on one knee and hits the ball high over the square leg boundary

46.2

Vishram to Tom, no run, lets the ball through to the keeper

46.3

Vishram to Tom, SIX, he hits it high over the square leg boundary. They are trying to find the ball again. PNG have alot to thank Tom for

46.4

Vishram to Tom, 1 run, drops short and is hit through mid-wicket

46.5

Vishram to Nao, no run, defend the ball back to the bowler

46.6

Vishram to Nao, no run, clipped into the legside

End of over 47 (13 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 178/9
A Nao    5* (31b)      RN Vishram    8-1-30-1
T Tom    58* (70b 2x4 3x6)      DI Allan    8-1-24-1

47.1

Allan to Tom, no run, shorter ball from Allan, guided to short third man

47.2

Allan to Tom, no run, pitched up and driven to cover

47.3

Allan to Tom, 1 run, goes for the big hit down the ground and hit to long-on

47.4

Allan to Nao, no run, shorter ball defended to mid-on

47.5

Allan to Nao, 1 run, guides the ball past the keeper down to third man. Good shot for one

47.6

Allan to Tom, 1 run, driven back past the bowler to long-on. Tom gets the strike back

Two overs left. 200 anyone?

End of over 48 (3 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 181/9
T Tom    60* (74b 2x4 3x6)      DI Allan    9-1-27-1
A Nao    6* (33b)      RN Vishram    8-1-30-1

48.1

Angila to Tom, 2 runs, driven to long-on and they run quickly to get Tom back on strike

48.2

Angila to Tom, FOUR, driven hard over the top of extra cover and races away

48.3

Angila to Tom, SIX, hits the ball hard and straight. He gets caught but it was over the ropes.

48.4

Angila to Tom, 2 runs, hits the ball hard and flat again. The Fielder gets a hand to it but cant hold it. Great hitting by Tom!

48.5

Angila to Tom, 1 run, driven down the ground and fielded at long-on. Dot ball for the next shot i think.

48.6

Angila to Nao, no run, lets the ball go through to the keeper. 15 off of that last over!

End of over 49 (15 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 196/9
A Nao    6* (34b)      HA Angila    9-1-44-3
T Tom    75* (79b 3x4 4x6)      DI Allan    9-1-27-1

49.1

Allan to Tom, no run, goes for the big hit over the top and misses

49.2

Allan to Tom, 1 run, edged past the keeper and fielded at third man

49.3

Allan to Nao, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives it to long-off. Tom back on strike

49.4

Allan to Tom, 2 runs, thats the 200 for PNG. Who would have thought that. It was driven through extra cover.

49.5

Allan to Tom, no run, looks for the big hit and drives it to the bowler.

49.6

Allan to Tom, FOUR, you knew a big hit was coming up and Tom hits it hard over the extra cover fielder and to the boundary. That was a great innings by Tom!

Match State: Innings Break

So PNG finish on 204, thanks to a tenth wicket partnership of 67 between Tom and Nao. Tom came in at number 9 and hit a very good 82. The next highest was 22. Kenya will be disappointed not to have kept them to a lot lower. Both Ndandason and Angila ended up with three wickets. When we come back at 2.45 the Kenyans will be chasing 205 to win. So please join me then!

End of over 50 (8 runs) Papua New Guinea Under-19s 204/9
T Tom    82* (84b 4x4 4x6)      DI Allan    10-1-35-1
A Nao    7* (35b)      HA Angila    9-1-44-3
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