Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite, 2012/13 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite - Group B

Kuwait v Nepal

Kuwait won by 4 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)

1.2

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, good length delivery, plays it with a straight bat to mid on

1.3

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, forward defense

1.4

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, good length delivery, pitching and moving away slightly, left alone

1.5

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, pushed to point

1.6

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, slightly wide, pushed to backward point

Nepal 10/0   AK Mandal 0* (5b)

3.1

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, 1 run, full ball, driven sweetly to long off

3.5

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, good length delivery outside offstump, left alone

3.6

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, no run, fullish length, swinging away from the batsman, leaves it

Nepal 12/0   AK Mandal 1* (8b)

5.1

Irfan Bhatti to Mandal, 1 run, short of length, whips it to vacant square leg

Nepal 21/0   AK Mandal 2* (9b)

6.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, no run, straying down the leg, hits him on the pads, straight to fine leg

6.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, no run, length ball, tries to whip it through midwicket, gets an inside edge

6.5

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, 1 run, pushed to midwicket

Nepal 29/0   AK Mandal 3* (12b)

7.1

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, goes wide of the crease, angling in, forward defense

7.2

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, left alone

7.3

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, full ball, pushed to mid off

7.4

Saad Khalid to Mandal, 1 wide, down the leg, tries to flick it, misses it

7.4

Saad Khalid to Mandal, 1 wide, wide outside offstump

7.4

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, full ball, driven to mid off

7.5

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, forward defense

7.6

Saad Khalid to Mandal, FOUR, short ball, cuts it through point, ball races away to the boundary

Nepal 35/0   AK Mandal 7* (18b 1x4)

8.2

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, no run, forward defense

8.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, no run

8.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, no run, batsman dance s down the trck, bowler throws it wide, leaves it

8.5

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, no run, full ball, drives it handsomely to covers

8.6

Mohammad Ahsan to Mandal, 1 run, slightly short, plays it to sqaure leg

Nepal 37/0   AK Mandal 8* (23b 1x4)

9.1

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, pitching slightly outside offstump, angling in, tries to cut it on the frontfoot, misses it

9.2

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, short of length, gets on his toes, punches it to covers

9.3

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, pitching middle leg, angling in, tries to whip it through square leg, misse sit, gets hit on the pads, slight query by the keeper, no says the umpire

9.4

Saad Khalid to Mandal, 1 run, played to fine leg

Nepal 38/0   AK Mandal 9* (27b 1x4)

10.1

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, 1 run, plays it between midwicket and square leg

Nepal 41/0   AK Mandal 10* (28b 1x4)

11.1

Saad Khalid to Mandal, 1 run, full ball, drives it hard to wide of midoff, good fielding, scores a direct hit, batsman confortably in

11.3

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, punches it into the ground, fielder at the covers does well to stop it

11.4

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, good length delivery, seaming away, batsman tries to defend it, beaten

11.5

Saad Khalid to Mandal, 1 no ball, oversteps this time, batsman leaves it, FREE HIT

11.5

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, full ball, in the slot, fails to connect, hits it back to the bowler

11.6

Saad Khalid to Mandal, no run, forward defense

Nepal 44/0   AK Mandal 11* (34b 1x4)

12.6

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, good length delivery, spinning away this time, bowls a doosra, batsman beaten in defense, keeper whips the bails off, loud shout for a stumping, batsman comfortably in

Nepal 45/0   AK Mandal 11* (35b 1x4)

14.5

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, hit back straight to the bowler, bit of eye contact going on

14.6

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, 2 runs, bowls the one that goes away from the batsman, goes through the slip and keeper

Nepal 51/0   AK Mandal 13* (37b 1x4)

16.1

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, 2 runs, slightly short, whips it past the square leg fielder, fielder in the depp, makes a diving stop and keeps it to two

16.2

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run

16.3

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, pushed back to the bowler

16.4

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, tries to push it to long on, gets a thick outside edge to point

16.5

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, well forward, plays it to covers

16.6

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, drives it to midwicket

Nepal 55/0   AK Mandal 15* (43b 1x4)

17.5

Ali Shahzad to Mandal, no run, angling in, tries to clip it, misses it, hit on the pads

17.6

Ali Shahzad to Mandal, no run, pushed to the bowler of the backfoot

Nepal 56/0   AK Mandal 15* (45b 1x4)

18.4

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, no run, goodlength delivery, spiining in, pushed to square leg

18.5

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, FOUR, slightly short, slog sweeps it between midwicket and square leg

18.6

Kashif Sharif to Mandal, OUT, well flighted delivery, tries to sweep it, doesnt get under the ball, takes a top edge, high in the air, fielder takes a good running catch

AK Mandal c Abid Mushtaq b Kashif Sharif 19 (48b 2x4 0x6) SR: 39.58

Nepal 61/1   AK Mandal 19 (47b 2x4)
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Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 157 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v Nepal at Sharjah - Oct 12, 2012
Match tied
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Saudi Arabia won by 7 wickets (with 168 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v Oman at Al Dhaid - Oct 10, 2012
Hong Kong won by 7 runs
Kuwait v Maldives at Abu Dhabi - Oct 10, 2012
Kuwait won by 7 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)
Malaysia v Nepal at Abu Dhabi - Oct 10, 2012
Nepal won by 21 runs
U.A.E. v Afghanistan at Dubai (CA) - Oct 10, 2012
U.A.E. won by 8 wickets (with 158 balls remaining)
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