Etihad Summer Festival, 2011 / Commentary

Etihad Summer Festival - 3rd match

Canada v Afghanistan

Canada won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

0.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, no run, shout for caught behind as that one went down the legside, not out says the umpire it was thigh pad

0.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, 1 run, flicked of his legs for a single to fine leg

0.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run, play and a miss

0.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run, driven down the ground

0.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run, driven to mid off

0.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run

End of over 1 (1 run) Canada 1/0 (140 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 1.00, RRR: 7.36)
KP Wadia    0* (4b)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-1-0
H Patel    1* (2b)     

1.1

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, no run, defends it of the backfoot

1.2

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, FOUR, pitched up, and Hiral drives it through the gap for four

1.3

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, no run, went for a full blooded cut, but fails to connect

1.4

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, no run, defended of backfoot

1.5

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, FOUR, pulled it just over mid wicket for four

1.6

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, no run, opens the face, but doesn't find the gap

End of over 2 (8 runs) Canada 9/0 (132 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 7.33)
H Patel    9* (8b 2x4)      Shapoor Zadran    1-0-8-0
KP Wadia    0* (4b)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-1-0

2.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run

2.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run, driven to mid off

2.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run, defends it of the backfoot

2.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, no run

2.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Wadia, OUT, top edges that pull to mid on, Nabi runs back to take the catch

KP Wadia c Mohammad Nabi b Mirwais Ashraf 0 (11m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

2.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, no run, defends it on the up

End of over 3 (wicket maiden) Canada 9/1 (132 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 7.76)
H Patel    9* (9b 2x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    2-1-1-1
R Gunasekera    0* (0b)      Shapoor Zadran    1-0-8-0

3.1

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, 1 run, ruvindu drives it of the backfoot

3.2

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, no run, that was slow and on leg stump, Hiral wanted to go massive, but doesn't connect

3.3

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 1 run, glanced of the hips for a single

3.4

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicks it to mid wicket

3.5

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 1 run, Hiral chips it to long on

3.6

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, no run, Ruvindu beaten by turn on tha tone

End of over 4 (4 runs) Canada 13/1 (128 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 3.25, RRR: 8.00)
R Gunasekera    2* (3b)      Nawroz Mangal    1-0-4-0
H Patel    11* (12b 2x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    2-1-1-1

4.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, 2 runs, Patel walks down the track and slashes it over point

4.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, no run, driven to mid on

4.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, 1 run, hiral walks down and drives it to long off

4.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Gunasekera, no run, Ruvindu defends it back

4.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Gunasekera, no run, Poor running ! Ruvindu plays it to the leg side and Hiral doesn't respond in time

4.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Gunasekera, 1 run, this time he makes up by takng a quick one on the off side

End of over 5 (4 runs) Canada 17/1 (124 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 3.40, RRR: 8.26)
R Gunasekera    3* (6b)      Mirwais Ashraf    3-1-5-1
H Patel    14* (15b 2x4)      Nawroz Mangal    1-0-4-0

5.1

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, no run, steps out and drives it back

5.2

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, 1 run, opens the face to third man for a quick single

5.3

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, FOUR, short ball, Patel cuts it over point for fou r

5.4

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, no run, massive heave from Patel, no connection though

5.5

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 2 runs, Hiral steps out and nudges it for a single, poor back up on the keepers ends gives another run

5.6

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, no run, defends it to mid on

End of over 6 (7 runs) Canada 24/1 (117 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 8.35)
H Patel    20* (19b 3x4)      Nawroz Mangal    2-0-11-0
R Gunasekera    4* (8b)      Mirwais Ashraf    3-1-5-1

6.1

Shapoor Zadran to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicked of his legs for a single to square leg

6.2

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, FOUR, pitched up, Hiral drives it over the bowlers head and makes the two pacers at the boundary run for nothing

6.3

Shapoor Zadran to Patel, 1 run, opens the face to third man for a single

6.4

Shapoor Zadran to Gunasekera, 1 wide, way down the leg side on that occasion

6.4

Shapoor Zadran to Gunasekera, 2 runs, flicked to square leg for a double

6.5

Shapoor Zadran to Gunasekera, no run, effort ball ! rises from length and beats the bat

6.6

Shapoor Zadran to Gunasekera, no run, defends it to point

End of over 7 (9 runs) Canada 33/1 (108 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.71, RRR: 8.30)
R Gunasekera    7* (12b)      Shapoor Zadran    2-0-17-0
H Patel    25* (21b 4x4)      Nawroz Mangal    2-0-11-0

7.1

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, FOUR, steps out and lofts it over the bowlers head for a one bounce boundary

7.2

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 1 run, driven to long on

7.3

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, 2 runs, cuts it behind gully,

7.4

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, 1 run

7.5

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 1 run, paddles it but fails to get enough on it to take it past fine leg

7.6

Nawroz Mangal to Gunasekera, 1 run, steps out and nudges it to mid wicket

End of over 8 (10 runs) Canada 43/1 (98 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 5.37, RRR: 8.16)
R Gunasekera    11* (15b)      Nawroz Mangal    3-0-21-0
H Patel    31* (24b 5x4)      Shapoor Zadran    2-0-17-0

8.1

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, 1 wide, Ruvindu walks across and tries to scoop it

8.1

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, 1 run, opens teh face to third man for a single

8.2

Hamid Hassan to Patel, 1 run, cuts it wide of point, he fails to stop it completely

8.3

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, no run, flicks it to mid on

8.4

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, no run, beaten by the slower one

8.5

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, 1 run, steps out and lofts it over covers for a single

8.6

Hamid Hassan to Patel, 1 run, opens the face to point and takes a single

End of over 9 (5 runs) Canada 48/1 (93 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 5.33, RRR: 8.45)
H Patel    33* (26b 5x4)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-5-0
R Gunasekera    13* (19b)      Nawroz Mangal    3-0-21-0

9.1

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, 1 no ball, Hiral just opens the face to point

9.1

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, no run, driven straigh to covers

9.2

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, OUT, Hiral loses his cool trying to score quicker as Ruvindu hasn't been able to get a move on at all

H Patel b Mohammad Nabi 33 (40m 29b 5x4 0x6) SR: 113.79

9.3

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, no run, arm ball beats the bat, trying to open the face to third man

9.4

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, 1 run, works it to square leg for a single

9.5

Mohammad Nabi to Gunasekera, 1 run, opens the face to point for a single

9.6

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, 1 run, sweeps it wide of fine leg for a single

End of over 10 (4 runs) Canada 52/2 (89 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 5.20, RRR: 8.90)
AS Hansra    2* (3b)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-4-1
R Gunasekera    14* (20b)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-5-0

10.1

Amir Hamza to Hansra, no run, driven back to the bowler

10.2

Amir Hamza to Hansra, 1 run, well bowled, rips of leg stump and gets a fine edge to third man

10.3

Amir Hamza to Gunasekera, 1 run, full and flat on middle, Ruvindu just manages to just get a single

10.4

Amir Hamza to Hansra, 2 runs, sweeps it to squareleg for a single

10.5

Amir Hamza to Hansra, no run, shout lbw. struck outside the line

10.6

Amir Hamza to Hansra, no run

End of over 11 (4 runs) Canada 56/2 (85 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 5.09, RRR: 9.44)
AS Hansra    5* (8b)      Amir Hamza    1-0-4-0
R Gunasekera    15* (21b)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-4-1

11.1

Mohammad Nabi to Gunasekera, OUT, gone steps out and gets beaten in flight, loses his balance and had no chance to get back

R Gunasekera st †Mohammad Shahzad b Mohammad Nabi 15 (25m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 68.18

11.2

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

11.3

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

11.4

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, no run, driven back to the bowler

Canadians are not getting anything of the square

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, no run, driven back to the bowler again, Nabi bowler well

11.6

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, no run, driven to covers of the backfoot, Maiden Wicket

End of over 12 (wicket maiden) Canada 56/3 (85 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.66, RRR: 10.62)
Rizwan Cheema    0* (5b)      Mohammad Nabi    2-1-4-2
AS Hansra    5* (8b)      Amir Hamza    1-0-4-0

12.1

Amir Hamza to Hansra, 1 run, sweeps it to square leg

12.2

Amir Hamza to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, full and right into Cheema's Zone thats gone over long off

12.3

Amir Hamza to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, Slog Sweep this time, just over mid wicket for a six

12.4

Amir Hamza to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, and again, this time straight, full on middle stump, that ball is outtahere

12.5

Amir Hamza to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, this time it goes flat to long on

12.6

Amir Hamza to Hansra, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

End of over 13 (21 runs) Canada 77/3 (64 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 5.92, RRR: 9.14)
AS Hansra    7* (10b)      Amir Hamza    2-0-25-0
Rizwan Cheema    19* (9b 3x6)      Mohammad Nabi    2-1-4-2

13.1

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, OUT, top edge trying to sweep it, good catch at fine leg

AS Hansra c Samiullah Shenwari b Mohammad Nabi 7 (15m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

13.2

Mohammad Nabi to Usman Limbada, no run

13.3

Mohammad Nabi to Usman Limbada, no run

13.4

Mohammad Nabi to Usman Limbada, no run, inside edge trying to drive it

13.5

Mohammad Nabi to Usman Limbada, no run, beaten in flight again

13.6

Mohammad Nabi to Usman Limbada, no run

End of over 14 (wicket maiden) Canada 77/4 (64 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.50, RRR: 10.66)
Usman Limbada    0* (5b)      Mohammad Nabi    3-2-4-3
Rizwan Cheema    19* (9b 3x6)      Amir Hamza    2-0-25-0

14.1

Hamid Hassan to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, big wicket, that was full and in the slot, Cheema fails to get enough on it, holds out at long off

Rizwan Cheema c Mirwais Ashraf b Hamid Hassan 19 (10m 10b 0x4 3x6) SR: 190.00

14.2

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, plays it into the gap at covers and takes a single

14.3

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, FOUR, short ball, Right where Limbada likes it just pulls it behind square

14.4

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, no run, yorker, Usman moves his feet out of the way and pushes it to mid on

14.5

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, pushed to square leg of his legs

14.6

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, driven to long off

End of over 15 (7 runs) Canada 84/5 (57 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.60, RRR: 11.40)
Hamza Tariq    2* (2b)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-12-1
Usman Limbada    5* (8b 1x4)      Mohammad Nabi    3-2-4-3

15.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, steps out and slices it between point and gully

15.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Usman Limbada, FOUR, steps out and hits it wide off long off, for four

15.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Usman Limbada, 1 run, wide outside off, Limbada pulls it to mid on for a single

15.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Hamza Tariq, SIX, Hamza into the act again, Typical Slow Sweep ! down on one knee, over mid wicket

15.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed it back to the bowler

15.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

End of over 16 (13 runs) Canada 97/5 (44 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 6.06, RRR: 11.00)
Hamza Tariq    10* (6b 1x6)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-13-0
Usman Limbada    10* (10b 2x4)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-12-1

16.1

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, Hamza smokes it past the bowler, bt a very straight long on cuts it off

16.2

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, no run, Yorker, Limbada fails to get it away for anything

16.3

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, falls just short of long on

16.4

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, yorker again ! Hamza however gets a single of it

16.5

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven right back past the bowler for a single

16.6

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, gives him the charge ! inside edge takes it to fine leg boundary

End of over 17 (8 runs) Canada 105/5 (36 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 6.17, RRR: 12.00)
Hamza Tariq    16* (9b 1x4 1x6)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-20-1
Usman Limbada    12* (13b 2x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-13-0

17.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, steps out and swats it to mid wicket

17.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, steps out again this time the fielder drops it

17.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, 1 run, steps out again, this time he goes to long on for a single

17.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, hit hard back at the bowler, he just gets his to it and stops the boundary

17.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, 1 run, single to mid wicket, doesn't get enough on it

17.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, big swing again, inside edge and fine leg was in the circle

End of over 18 (11 runs) Canada 116/5 (25 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 6.44, RRR: 12.50)
Hamza Tariq    21* (11b 2x4 1x6)      Mirwais Ashraf    4-1-16-1
Usman Limbada    18* (17b 2x4)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-20-1

18.1

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, SIX, full toss, Limbada gets a lot of that ball ! goes flat over long on

18.2

Hamid Hassan to Usman Limbada, OUT, cleans him up, Limbada going for one too many, plays the wrong line and loses his middle stump

Usman Limbada b Hamid Hassan 24 (20m 19b 2x4 1x6) SR: 126.31

18.3

Hamid Hassan to Gordon, FOUR, big swing ! another inside edge past the fine leg fielder who is in the circle

18.4

Hamid Hassan to Gordon, 1 run, yorker dug out for a single to long on

18.5

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, SIX, Huge ! absolutely gorgeous ! Hamza lofts him over long, no problem

18.6

Hamid Hassan to Hamza Tariq, 1 leg bye, leg bye to square leg and Hamza retains strike

Hamza is playing a blinder here

End of over 19 (18 runs) Canada 134/6 (7 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.05, RRR: 7.00)
Hamza Tariq    27* (13b 2x4 2x6)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-37-2
TG Gordon    5* (2b 1x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    4-1-16-1

19.1

Mohammad Nabi to Hamza Tariq, 2 runs, driven to long off, he played it softly so he can come back for the second, good batting

19.2

Mohammad Nabi to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, full toss, hit straight back but hard, Nabi drops it and gives a single

19.3

Mohammad Nabi to Gordon, 1 run, Tyson goes for a big hit, inside edge to fine leg

19.4

Mohammad Nabi to Hamza Tariq, 2 runs, Hamza puts it into the cow cornor for a double, scores are level

19.5

Mohammad Nabi to Hamza Tariq, no run, yorker dug out

19.6

Mohammad Nabi to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, Hamza steps out and squeezed it past mid on for a single, Well Played Hamza

Hamza and Limbada won this game for Canada after they lost their way up top Man of the Match will be a toss up between Hamza and Hiral, Hiral bowled a brilliant last over which went for just 2 and took 3 wickets in it Hamza has been declared Man of the Match for that big knock at the end

End of over 20 (7 runs) Canada 141/6
Hamza Tariq    33* (18b 2x4 2x6)      Mohammad Nabi    4-2-11-3
TG Gordon    6* (3b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-37-2
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