Etihad Summer Festival, 2011 / Commentary

Etihad Summer Festival - 3rd match

Canada v Afghanistan

Canada won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

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   PA Desai 1-0-4-0

3.1

Desai to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, thick edge, trying to go for a big one over covers, goes fine of short third and all the way for four

3.2

Desai to Karim Sadiq, no run, defends it back to the bowler

3.3

Desai to Karim Sadiq, SIX, dances down the track and lofts it over long for a huge 6

3.4

Desai to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, works it to square leg

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

3.6

Desai to Karim Sadiq, no run, defends it back

Afghanistan 30/1   PA Desai 2-0-19-0

13.1

Desai to Samiullah Shenwari, no run, defends it back

13.2

Desai to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, nudges it to mid wicket

13.3

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, no run, loud shout for lbw, as that went on with the arm, Desai has been very lucky all tournament

13.4

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper

13.5

Desai to Samiullah Shenwari, 2 runs, plays it of the hips to square leg

13.6

Desai to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, NUDGES IT FOR ANOTHER SINGLE

Afghanistan 83/4   PA Desai 3-0-24-0

15.1

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, wanted the double after sweeping that to mdi wicket, wisely decide not to take it as it was Usman at mid wicket with a rocket of a throw to the keeper

15.2

Desai to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run

15.3

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, 5 wides, pushed it through but strays down the leg side, keeper fails to collect it

15.3

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, no run, better line, rips of the leg stump and strikes him on the pads

15.4

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, no run, this time Desai goes flat and wide and the batsman fails to connect

15.5

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, no run, sharp fielding on his bowling that was driven wide of him, Desai makes a diving stop to cut it off

15.6

Desai to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

Afghanistan 99/4   PA Desai 4-0-32-0
Tournament Results
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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