Etihad Summer Festival, 2011 / Commentary

Etihad Summer Festival - 3rd match

Canada v Afghanistan

Canada won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

0.5

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

0.6

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, flicked of his legs for a single to square leg

Afghanistan 2/1   Mohammad Shahzad 1* (2b)

1.1

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, width offered ! the batsman clobbers it over covers

1.2

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, driven back of the backfoot

1.3

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, opesn the face and plays it straight to third man

1.4

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, middle and leg this time, much better line, works to mid wicket

1.5

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, punched to covers of the backfoot

1.6

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, sharp turn, takes a thick edge to short third man

Afghanistan 6/1   Mohammad Shahzad 5* (8b 1x4)

2.2

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, punched to covers of the backfoot

2.3

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, SIX, too short for Harvir's pace, he just pulls it over mid wicket flat and long

2.4

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, much better, bowls full and outside off, driven to covers

2.5

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, punched to long, for a single

Afghanistan 14/1   Mohammad Shahzad 12* (12b 1x4 1x6)

3.5

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 wide, Desai strays down the leg side

3.5

Desai to Mohammad Shahzad, 3 runs, glanced past square leg

Afghanistan 30/1   Mohammad Shahzad 15* (13b 1x4 1x6)

4.1

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, edged that short of a length ball for four

4.2

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, forward defense this time as Harvir adjusts his length

4.3

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, Yorker, moved away, and beats the bat

4.4

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, cuts it past point for four, Trademark Shezad cut

4.5

Baidwan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, Harvir goes full again, and just a single this time as well

Afghanistan 39/1   Mohammad Shahzad 24* (18b 3x4 1x6)

6.1

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, yorker first up from Chohan, blocked it out

6.2

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Shahzad, 2 runs, full toss, hit straight back, good stop by Cheema at long on

6.3

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 leg bye

Afghanistan 51/2   Mohammad Shahzad 26* (21b 3x4 1x6)

7.4

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, cut straight to point

7.5

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, glanced of his hips to mid wicket

7.6

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, Cheema bowls the one that bouncer a little extra and beats the bat on that attempted cut shot

Afghanistan 53/3   Mohammad Shahzad 26* (24b 3x4 1x6)

8.3

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, punched down the ground

Afghanistan 56/3   Mohammad Shahzad 27* (25b 3x4 1x6)

9.1

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, defended to mid on

9.2

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, hits back past Cheema with a horizontal bat

9.6

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, defends it back

Afghanistan 66/3   Mohammad Shahzad 28* (28b 3x4 1x6)

10.6

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, driven to long off

Afghanistan 73/3   Mohammad Shahzad 29* (29b 3x4 1x6)

11.1

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, flicked to mid wicket

11.2

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, cuts it to third man for a single

11.5

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, cuts it straight to point, Cheema bowling well

11.6

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, and another ball not scored

Afghanistan 75/3   Mohammad Shahzad 30* (33b 3x4 1x6)

12.2

Gordon to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, flicked to mid wicket

12.3

Gordon to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, driven back to the bowler

12.4

Gordon to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, yorker dug out to mid off

12.6

Gordon to Mohammad Shahzad, OUT, big wicket ! Shezad was itching to go big, Cheema covers ground quickly to his leg at Long on and takes it no trouble. Good Take !

Mohammad Shahzad c Rizwan Cheema b Gordon 31 (52m 37b 3x4 1x6) SR: 83.78

Afghanistan 78/4   Mohammad Shahzad 31 (36b 3x4 1x6)
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Canada v Trinidad & T at King City (NW) - Aug 13, 2011
Trinidad & T won by 7 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v U.S.A. at King City (NW) - Aug 13, 2011
Afghanistan won by 48 runs
Trinidad & T v U.S.A. at King City (NW) - Aug 12, 2011
Trinidad & T won by 111 runs
Canada v Afghanistan at King City (NW) - Aug 12, 2011
Canada won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Canada v U.S.A. at King City (NW) - Aug 11, 2011
Canada won by 72 runs
Afghanistan v Trinidad & T at King City (NW) - Aug 11, 2011
Afghanistan won by 35 runs
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