Etihad Summer Festival, 2011 / Commentary

Etihad Summer Festival - 3rd match

Canada v Afghanistan

Canada won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

Welcome back for day 2 of Canada Cricket Summer Festival, first game is Canada XI v Afghanistan XI

Toss: Afghanistan won the toss and they will bat first

0.1

Baidwan to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, shaped away from length edged to third man

0.2

Baidwan to Shabir Noori, no run, defends it to covers on the up

0.3

Baidwan to Shabir Noori, no run, confusion ! non-striker was halfway through and then sent back, Hansra fails to collect the throw at non strikers end

0.4

Baidwan to Shabir Noori, OUT, gone, Noori was going for a big one ! the ball tailed in and clipped the leg stump

Shabir Noori b Baidwan 0 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

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

End of over 1 (2 runs) Afghanistan 2/1
Mohammad Shahzad    1* (2b)      HS Baidwan    1-0-2-1
Karim Sadiq    1* (1b)     

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

End of over 2 (4 runs) Afghanistan 6/1
Mohammad Shahzad    5* (8b 1x4)      PA Desai    1-0-4-0
Karim Sadiq    1* (1b)      HS Baidwan    1-0-2-1

2.1

Baidwan to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, opesn the face to third man for single

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

2.6

Baidwan to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, late inswinger, takes a thick inside edge, to mid wicket

End of over 3 (9 runs) Afghanistan 15/1
Karim Sadiq    3* (3b)      HS Baidwan    2-0-11-1
Mohammad Shahzad    12* (12b 1x4 1x6)      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

Match State: Delay

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

End of over 4 (15 runs) Afghanistan 30/1
Karim Sadiq    14* (8b 1x4 1x6)      PA Desai    2-0-19-0
Mohammad Shahzad    15* (13b 1x4 1x6)      HS Baidwan    2-0-11-1

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

4.6

Baidwan to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, too full and just flicked of his pads

End of over 5 (10 runs) Afghanistan 40/1
Karim Sadiq    15* (9b 1x4 1x6)      HS Baidwan    3-0-21-1
Mohammad Shahzad    24* (18b 3x4 1x6)      PA Desai    2-0-19-0

5.1

Rizwan Cheema to Karim Sadiq, no run, defended of the backfoot

5.2

Rizwan Cheema to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, makes room and slashes hard at it, four more wide of third man

5.3

Rizwan Cheema to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, too short again, just helped it over short fine leg for four

5.4

Rizwan Cheema to Karim Sadiq, no run, cheema put extra effort into that one, beats the bat

5.5

Rizwan Cheema to Karim Sadiq, no run, cut straight to point

5.6

Rizwan Cheema to Karim Sadiq, OUT, made room and tried to swat it over mid wicket, gets a top edge caught by Hamza behind the stumps

Karim Sadiq c †Hamza Tariq b Rizwan Cheema 23 (27m 15b 3x4 1x6) SR: 153.33

End of over 6 (8 runs) Afghanistan 48/2
     Rizwan Cheema    1-0-8-1
Mohammad Shahzad    24* (18b 3x4 1x6)      HS Baidwan    3-0-21-1

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

6.4

Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, no run, full and on the wickets again, worked to mid wicket

6.5

Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, no run, tucks him, moving in sharply from off stump

6.6

Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover

End of over 7 (4 runs) Afghanistan 52/2
Nawroz Mangal    1* (3b)      Khurram Chohan    1-0-3-0
Mohammad Shahzad    26* (21b 3x4 1x6)      Rizwan Cheema    1-0-8-1

7.1

Rizwan Cheema to Nawroz Mangal, no run, driven to covers of the backfoot

7.2

Rizwan Cheema to Nawroz Mangal, OUT, Pulled it straight to mid wicket where Libada is safely under it

Nawroz Mangal c Usman Limbada b Rizwan Cheema 1 (4m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

7.3

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, guides it to third man

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

End of over 8 (1 run) Afghanistan 53/3
Mohammad Shahzad    26* (24b 3x4 1x6)      Rizwan Cheema    2-0-9-2
Mohammad Nabi    1* (1b)      Khurram Chohan    1-0-3-0

8.1

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, no run, again, a little extra bounce, beats the bat

8.2

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 wide, well kept by Hamza, that was wide of leg stump, he moved sharply standing up to the stumps

8.2

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, driven to extra covers for a single

8.3

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

8.4

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, thick edge, and misses Hamza's glove, tough chance keeping up to the stumps

8.5

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, no run, driven to point

8.6

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, flicked of the legs, fine leg in the circle, asking for trouble their

End of over 9 (11 runs) Afghanistan 64/3
Mohammad Nabi    10* (6b 2x4)      Khurram Chohan    2-0-14-0
Mohammad Shahzad    27* (25b 3x4 1x6)      Rizwan Cheema    2-0-9-2

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

9.3

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Nabi, no run, defended on the up to covers, tight line from Cheema

9.4

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Nabi, no run, driven to point of the backfoot

9.5

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, glanced of the legs for a single to square leg

9.6

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

End of over 10 (2 runs) Afghanistan 66/3
Mohammad Shahzad    28* (28b 3x4 1x6)      Rizwan Cheema    3-0-11-2
Mohammad Nabi    11* (9b 2x4)      Khurram Chohan    2-0-14-0

10.1

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, no run, wide outside off, inside edge into the ground

10.2

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, makes room and lofts it over covers

10.3

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, no run, inswinging yorker dug out to mid wicket

10.4

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 wide, well kept again, that was very wide, Hamza dives outside off to collect that

10.4

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, no run

10.5

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, diving stop at point by Ruvindu couldn't stop them from taking the single

10.6

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

End of over 11 (7 runs) Afghanistan 73/3
Mohammad Shahzad    29* (29b 3x4 1x6)      Khurram Chohan    3-0-21-0
Mohammad Nabi    16* (14b 3x4)      Rizwan Cheema    3-0-11-2

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

11.3

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Nabi, no run, pushed to covers of the backfoot

11.4

Rizwan Cheema to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, late cut to third man

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

End of a wonderful spell from Cheema Tyson Gordon to bowl his fast medium

End of over 12 (2 runs) Afghanistan 75/3
Mohammad Shahzad    30* (33b 3x4 1x6)      Rizwan Cheema    4-0-13-2
Mohammad Nabi    17* (16b 3x4)      Khurram Chohan    3-0-21-0

12.1

Gordon to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, good effort from Harvir, at long off to keep them for one

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

12.5

Gordon to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, driven to covers for a single

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

End of over 13 (3 runs) Afghanistan 78/4
     TG Gordon    1-0-3-1
Mohammad Nabi    19* (18b 3x4)      Rizwan Cheema    4-0-13-2

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

End of over 14 (5 runs) Afghanistan 83/4
Samiullah Shenwari    4* (4b)      PA Desai    3-0-24-0
Mohammad Nabi    20* (20b 3x4)      TG Gordon    1-0-3-1

14.1

Gordon to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, driven to long on, Cheema cuts it off

14.2

Gordon to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, again to Cheema, amazing stuff from Cheema at the long on boundary

14.3

Gordon to Samiullah Shenwari, no run, shout for lbw, tured down, that was going down leg

14.4

Gordon to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, falls just shot of Harvir, at long off

14.5

Gordon to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, this time, Cheema fails to cut it off, hit hard and straight

the batsman made room and played it over the bowlers head with a horizontal bat

14.6

Gordon to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, Cheema agian at long on, cuts it off and keeps them to a single

Canadian boys look a lot more synchronized today

End of over 15 (8 runs) Afghanistan 91/4
Mohammad Nabi    26* (23b 4x4)      TG Gordon    2-0-11-1
Samiullah Shenwari    6* (7b)      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

End of over 16 (8 runs) Afghanistan 99/4
Mohammad Nabi    28* (28b 4x4)      PA Desai    4-0-32-0
Samiullah Shenwari    7* (8b)      TG Gordon    2-0-11-1

16.1

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, Nabi goes for a big heave, manages to get the bottom of the back to mid wicket

16.2

Khurram Chohan to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, square driven to sweeper cover

16.3

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 bye, Hamza fails to stop a regulation delivery outside off

16.4

Khurram Chohan to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

16.5

Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, OUT, low full toss, hit flat and right under the throat of Baidwan at long off

Mohammad Nabi c Baidwan b Khurram Chohan 29 (43m 31b 4x4 0x6) SR: 93.54

16.6

Khurram Chohan to Gulbadin Naib, no run, yorker wide outside off, fails to get any runs of it

End of over 17 (4 runs) Afghanistan 103/5
Gulbadin Naib    0* (1b)      Khurram Chohan    4-0-24-1
Samiullah Shenwari    9* (10b)      PA Desai    4-0-32-0

17.1

Gordon to Samiullah Shenwari, 2 runs, lofts it over cover, cut off by Ruvindu at long off

17.2

Gordon to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 leg bye

17.3

Gordon to Gulbadin Naib, SIX, Huge, pitched up, and Naib lofts it flat over his head

17.4

Gordon to Gulbadin Naib, 2 runs, skies it to third man for a double, good stop from cheema at third man boundary

17.5

Gordon to Gulbadin Naib, 1 run, flicks it for a single

17.6

Gordon to Samiullah Shenwari, FOUR, scoops it for four, smart batting

End of over 18 (16 runs) Afghanistan 119/5
Samiullah Shenwari    15* (13b 1x4)      TG Gordon    3-0-26-1
Gulbadin Naib    9* (4b 1x6)      Khurram Chohan    4-0-24-1

18.1

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, 2 runs, first poor effort from Cheema, gives away the second by not chasing it hard

18.2

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, 2 runs, skied it wide of long off, Chohan should have done a better job going for it

18.3

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, no run, slower ball from Harvir, Naib fails to connect

18.4

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, SIX, right in the slow, Naib clears his front leg, and swipes it clean over square leg

18.5

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, 1 wide, good stop by Hamza, standing up to the stumps, moved quickly to his right

18.5

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, 2 runs, clears his front leg and hits it to sweeper cover for another double

18.6

Baidwan to Gulbadin Naib, SIX, half tracker and the batsman clears his leg and launches it over the sightscreen

End of over 19 (19 runs) Afghanistan 138/5
Gulbadin Naib    27* (10b 3x6)      HS Baidwan    4-0-40-1
Samiullah Shenwari    15* (13b 1x4)      TG Gordon    3-0-26-1

19.1

Patel to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, reverse sweep, good effort from Harvir at short third man

19.2

Patel to Gulbadin Naib, OUT, steps out and launces it to long on, Tyson did well to run across and catch

Gulbadin Naib c Gordon b Patel 27 (11m 11b 0x4 3x6) SR: 245.45

19.3

Patel to Samiullah Shenwari, OUT, full and straight from Patel, the batsman made room, but failed to dig out the yorker

Samiullah Shenwari b Patel 16 (28m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 106.66

19.4

Patel to Hamid Hassan, no run

19.5

Patel to Hamid Hassan, OUT, straight to long on, good take by Ruvindu give Patel missed his hattrick their

Hamid Hassan c Gunasekera b Patel 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

19.6

Patel to Mirwais Ashraf, 1 run, OUT, Run Out ! Libada with a rocket from mid wicket

Mirwais Ashraf run out 1 (6m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Just a correction guys it wasn't a hattrick for Patel their was a ball bowled in the middle

End of over 20 (2 runs) Afghanistan 140/8
     H Patel    1-0-2-3
Amir Hamza    0* (0b)      HS Baidwan    4-0-40-1
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