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)

0.1

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, pushed to covers

0.2

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, good length delivery, seaming away, left alone

0.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, good length delivery, close to a wide, left alone

0.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, 2 runs, full ball, tries to defend it, gets an inside edge to wide of the fine leg fielder, good running

0.5

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, SIX, good length delivery, plants his frontfoot and lofts it over mid off, plays it through the line

0.6

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, 1 run, length delivery, seaming away slightly, pokes at it, gets an outside edge past the gully fielder to thirdman

Nepal 9/0   SP Khakurel 9* (6b 1x6)

1.1

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, straying onto the legs, plays it to backward square leg

Nepal 10/0   SP Khakurel 10* (7b 1x6)

2.1

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, coming in close to the stumps, pitching outside off, leaving slightly, left alone

2.2

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, left alone outside offstump

2.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, good length delivery, driven crisply, short cover fielder gets a hand to it, good fielding

2.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, left alone

2.5

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, wide of offstump, batsman tries to smash it through covers, misses it, close call

2.6

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, pitching offstump, batsman steps down a little, tries to play it through square leg, gets the inside part of the bat straight to the short fine leg fielder

Nepal 10/0   SP Khakurel 10* (13b 1x6)

3.2

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, outside offstump, well left by the batsman

3.3

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, left alone

3.4

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, pushed to vacant mid wicket, easy single

Nepal 12/0   SP Khakurel 11* (16b 1x6)

4.1

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, FOUR, full ball, batsman lofts it to the right of the long off fielder who makes a mess of it, ball plugs in the outfield, over runs it

4.2

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, full outside offstump, batsman flashes hard, gets a thick outside edge, on the bounce to the short thirdman fielder

4.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, left alone

4.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, FOUR, slightly outside offstump, opens the face of the bat and carves it through slips and short thirdman, fielder chases but in vain

4.5

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, left alone outside offtump

4.6

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, good length delivery, pushed to covers

Nepal 20/0   SP Khakurel 19* (22b 2x4 1x6)

5.2

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, slower ball, well pitched up, batsman pushes at it, in the air for some time but safe

5.3

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, good length delivery, batsman lunges forward and plays it with soft hands

5.4

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, FOUR, length delviery, ducking in slightly, batsman lofts it over mdiwicket, two bounces and into the boundary

5.5

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 wide, outside offstump, batsman leaves it

5.5

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, left alone

5.6

Irfan Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, full ball, pushed to long on

Nepal 27/0   SP Khakurel 24* (27b 3x4 1x6)

6.1

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, wide outside offstump, leaves it

6.2

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, 1 run, good length delivery, whips it to midwicket, easy single

6.6

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, no run, slightly short, tries to dab it to thirdman, misses it, close call

Nepal 29/0   SP Khakurel 25* (30b 3x4 1x6)

8.1

Mohammad Ahsan to Khakurel, 1 run, onto the stumps, pushed to mid on, easy single

Nepal 36/0   SP Khakurel 26* (31b 3x4 1x6)

9.5

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, no run, slightly short, tries to go legside, gets hit on the box, uncomfortable

9.6

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, 2 runs, short ball, pulls it of the frontfoot, doesnt connect, evades the diving square leg fielder

Nepal 40/0   SP Khakurel 28* (33b 3x4 1x6)

10.2

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, forward defense

10.3

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, well flighted delivery, turns it to midwicket

10.4

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, comes down the track, defends it

10.5

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, sliding down the leg, plays it to square leg

10.6

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, slower through the air, defends it

Nepal 41/0   SP Khakurel 28* (38b 3x4 1x6)

11.2

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, 1 bye

Nepal 43/0   SP Khakurel 28* (39b 3x4 1x6)

12.1

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, batsman steps down too early, bowler sees it and pitches the ball short

12.2

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, pushes to midwicket

12.3

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, forward defense

12.4

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, pitching middle leg, tries to sweep it, wrapped on the pads, loud shout, umpire takes his time and shakes his head

12.5

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, 1 run, pushed to long on

Nepal 45/0   SP Khakurel 29* (44b 3x4 1x6)

13.1

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, no run, slower ball, back of the hands, pushes it to mid on

13.2

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, no run, forward defense

13.3

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, no run, pushed to mid on

13.4

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, no run, short of length, pushed to covers, tight line

13.5

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, no run, batsman moves towards offide, looking for the vacant square leg region, bowler bowls it even further

13.6

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, 1 run, tries to go over th bowlers head, gets a thick inside edge to long on

Nepal 46/0   SP Khakurel 30* (50b 3x4 1x6)

14.1

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, 2 runs, slightly down the leg, paddles it to vacant fine leg, good running

14.2

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, well forward, turns his wrist at the last moment to play it to square leg

14.3

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, plays it to square leg, fielder comes in quick and stops a certain run

14.4

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, 1 run, clips it to fine leg, fielder from short fine leg, runs in quick and slides to prevent a second

Nepal 49/0   SP Khakurel 33* (54b 3x4 1x6)

15.1

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, quick and flat, plays it to square leg, wanted a run, sent back by the non striker

15.2

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, well flighted delivery, drifitng in, gets an inside edge to square leg, non striker wanted a run this time, sent back

15.3

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, full ball, pushed to midwicket

15.4

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, forward defense

15.5

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, slightly short and quicker, plays it to the right of the squar leg fielder, good fielder prevents a single

15.6

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, 2 runs, full ball, chipped over midwicket, long on fielder tidies up

Nepal 53/0   SP Khakurel 35* (60b 3x4 1x6)

17.1

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, pushed to midwicket

17.2

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, slightly short, rocks back, makes room for himself and smasehs it straightto the cover fielder

17.3

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, lunges forward, hit on the pads, slight query, turned down

17.4

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, 1 run, steps down the track, drives it to long on

Nepal 56/0   SP Khakurel 36* (64b 3x4 1x6)

18.1

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, goes down the track, bowler pitches it short, played back to the bowler

18.2

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run, short ball, cross bats it to the midwicket fielder, low catch, goes with one hand, dropped

18.3

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, 1 run, lofts it over midwicket

Nepal 57/0   SP Khakurel 37* (67b 3x4 1x6)

19.5

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, slightly short, driven to covers of the backfoot

19.6

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, comes down the track too early, bowler pitches it short, defends

Nepal 62/1   SP Khakurel 37* (69b 3x4 1x6)

20.5

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, no run

20.6

Kashif Sharif to Khakurel, 2 runs, slightly short, moves towards offstump and works it to fine leg

Nepal 69/1   SP Khakurel 39* (71b 3x4 1x6)

21.3

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, forward defense

21.4

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, 1 run, slower through the air, goes down the track, pushes it to long on

21.6

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run

Nepal 76/1   SP Khakurel 40* (74b 3x4 1x6)

23.1

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, goes down the track, hits it hard back to the bowler who sticks his leg out, takes a deflection, just missing the stumps, non striker could have been run out

23.2

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run

23.3

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run

23.4

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, 2 runs, lofted over the bowlers head, long on fielder tidies up

23.5

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, pushed to midwicket

23.6

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run, clips it to squar leg

Nepal 78/1   SP Khakurel 42* (80b 3x4 1x6)

24.5

Sibtain Raza to Khakurel, 1 run

Nepal 80/1   SP Khakurel 43* (81b 3x4 1x6)

25.1

Hisham Mirza to Khakurel, no run

25.2

Hisham Mirza to Khakurel, 2 runs

25.3

Hisham Mirza to Khakurel, no run

25.4

Hisham Mirza to Khakurel, no run

25.5

Hisham Mirza to Khakurel, OUT, long hop, makes room for himself, tries to go over covers, under cuts it, good neat catch by the keeper

SP Khakurel c †Patel b Hisham Mirza 45 (86b 3x4 1x6) SR: 52.32

Nepal 82/2   SP Khakurel 45 (86b 3x4 1x6)
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