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

End of over 1 (9 runs) Nepal 9/0
SP Khakurel    9* (6b 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    1-0-9-0
AK Mandal    0* (0b)     

1.1

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

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

End of over 2 (1 run) Nepal 10/0
AK Mandal    0* (5b)      Irfan Bhatti    1-0-1-0
SP Khakurel    10* (7b 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    1-0-9-0

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

End of over 3 (maiden) Nepal 10/0
SP Khakurel    10* (13b 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    2-1-9-0
AK Mandal    0* (5b)      Irfan Bhatti    1-0-1-0

3.1

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

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

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

End of over 4 (2 runs) Nepal 12/0
AK Mandal    1* (8b)      Irfan Bhatti    2-0-3-0
SP Khakurel    11* (16b 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    2-1-9-0

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

End of over 5 (8 runs) Nepal 20/0
SP Khakurel    19* (22b 2x4 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    3-1-17-0
AK Mandal    1* (8b)      Irfan Bhatti    2-0-3-0

5.1

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

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

End of over 6 (7 runs) Nepal 27/0
SP Khakurel    24* (27b 3x4 1x6)      Irfan Bhatti    3-0-10-0
AK Mandal    2* (9b)      Mohammad Ahsan    3-1-17-0

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

6.3

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

6.6

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

End of over 7 (2 runs) Nepal 29/0
SP Khakurel    25* (30b 3x4 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    4-1-19-0
AK Mandal    3* (12b)      Irfan Bhatti    3-0-10-0

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

End of over 8 (6 runs) Nepal 35/0
AK Mandal    7* (18b 1x4)      Saad Khalid    1-0-6-0
SP Khakurel    25* (30b 3x4 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    4-1-19-0

8.1

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

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

End of over 9 (2 runs) Nepal 37/0
AK Mandal    8* (23b 1x4)      Mohammad Ahsan    5-1-21-0
SP Khakurel    26* (31b 3x4 1x6)      Saad Khalid    1-0-6-0

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

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

End of over 10 (3 runs) Nepal 40/0
SP Khakurel    28* (33b 3x4 1x6)      Saad Khalid    2-0-9-0
AK Mandal    9* (27b 1x4)      Mohammad Ahsan    5-1-21-0

10.1

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

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

End of over 11 (1 run) Nepal 41/0
SP Khakurel    28* (38b 3x4 1x6)      Kashif Sharif    1-0-1-0
AK Mandal    10* (28b 1x4)      Saad Khalid    2-0-9-0

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

11.2

Saad Khalid to Khakurel, 1 bye

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

End of over 12 (3 runs) Nepal 44/0
AK Mandal    11* (34b 1x4)      Saad Khalid    3-0-11-0
SP Khakurel    28* (39b 3x4 1x6)      Kashif Sharif    1-0-1-0

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

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

End of over 13 (1 run) Nepal 45/0
AK Mandal    11* (35b 1x4)      Kashif Sharif    2-0-2-0
SP Khakurel    29* (44b 3x4 1x6)      Saad Khalid    3-0-11-0

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

End of over 14 (1 run) Nepal 46/0
SP Khakurel    30* (50b 3x4 1x6)      Saad Khalid    4-0-12-0
AK Mandal    11* (35b 1x4)      Kashif Sharif    2-0-2-0

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

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

End of over 15 (5 runs) Nepal 51/0
AK Mandal    13* (37b 1x4)      Kashif Sharif    3-0-7-0
SP Khakurel    33* (54b 3x4 1x6)      Saad Khalid    4-0-12-0

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

Match State: Drinks

End of over 16 (2 runs) Nepal 53/0
SP Khakurel    35* (60b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    1-0-2-0
AK Mandal    13* (37b 1x4)      Kashif Sharif    3-0-7-0

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

End of over 17 (2 runs) Nepal 55/0
AK Mandal    15* (43b 1x4)      Kashif Sharif    4-0-9-0
SP Khakurel    35* (60b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    1-0-2-0

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

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

End of over 18 (1 run) Nepal 56/0
AK Mandal    15* (45b 1x4)      Ali Shahzad    2-0-3-0
SP Khakurel    36* (64b 3x4 1x6)      Kashif Sharif    4-0-9-0

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

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

End of over 19 (5 runs) Nepal 61/1
     Kashif Sharif    5-0-14-1
SP Khakurel    37* (67b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    2-0-3-0

19.1

Ali Shahzad to Malla, no run, flat and quick, well forward to the ball

19.2

Ali Shahzad to Malla, no run, good length delivery, darting in, forward defense

19.3

Ali Shahzad to Malla, no run, driven to covers

19.4

Ali Shahzad to Malla, 1 run, straying onto the pads, flicks it between square leg and midwicket

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

End of over 20 (1 run) Nepal 62/1
SP Khakurel    37* (69b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    3-0-4-0
G Malla    1* (4b)      Kashif Sharif    5-0-14-1

20.1

Kashif Sharif to Malla, no run, bowled slower through the air, pushed to midwicket

20.2

Kashif Sharif to Malla, no run, works it around the corner to square leg, fielder comes in quick

20.3

Kashif Sharif to Malla, FOUR, good length delivery, reverse sweeps it past the point fielder, great improvisation

20.4

Kashif Sharif to Malla, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and pushes it to long on

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

End of over 21 (7 runs) Nepal 69/1
SP Khakurel    39* (71b 3x4 1x6)      Kashif Sharif    6-0-21-1
G Malla    6* (8b 1x4)      Ali Shahzad    3-0-4-0

21.1

Ali Shahzad to Malla, FOUR, full dleivery, makes room for himself, goes inside out over the head of the cover fielder

21.2

Ali Shahzad to Malla, 1 run, fullish delivery, driven to long off

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

21.5

Ali Shahzad to Malla, 1 run, goes inside out again, over covers

21.6

Ali Shahzad to Khakurel, no run

End of over 22 (7 runs) Nepal 76/1
SP Khakurel    40* (74b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    4-0-11-0
G Malla    12* (11b 2x4)      Kashif Sharif    6-0-21-1

22.1

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, good first ball, spinning sharply, well forward

22.2

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, going wide this time, spinning in

22.3

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, slightly short, goes back, pushed to covers, good fielding

22.4

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, tries a reverse sweep, doesnt connect, punches it onto his pads

22.5

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, well flighted delivery, plays it to square leg

22.6

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, long hop, cuts it straight to the hands of the cover fielder

End of over 23 (maiden) Nepal 76/1
G Malla    12* (17b 2x4)      Sibtain Raza    1-1-0-0
SP Khakurel    40* (74b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    4-0-11-0

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

End of over 24 (2 runs) Nepal 78/1
SP Khakurel    42* (80b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    5-0-13-0
G Malla    12* (17b 2x4)      Sibtain Raza    1-1-0-0

24.1

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run

24.2

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run

24.3

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run

24.4

Sibtain Raza to Malla, 1 run

24.5

Sibtain Raza to Khakurel, 1 run

24.6

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run

End of over 25 (2 runs) Nepal 80/1
G Malla    13* (22b 2x4)      Sibtain Raza    2-1-2-0
SP Khakurel    43* (81b 3x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    5-0-13-0

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

25.6

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, 1 wide, flat and wide, good take by the keeper

25.6

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, no run, backfoot defense

End of over 26 (3 runs) Nepal 83/2
P Khadka    0* (1b)      Hisham Mirza    1-0-3-1
G Malla    13* (22b 2x4)      Sibtain Raza    2-1-2-0

26.1

Sibtain Raza to Malla, 1 leg bye, quicker through the air, clips the pad on the way, sneak a leg bye

26.2

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, slower through the air, goes back and plays it to midwicket

26.3

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run, whips it to midwicket

26.4

Sibtain Raza to Malla, 1 run, full ball, driven past the bowler, thinking about a second, no says the captain

26.5

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, slightly short, cuts it to covers

26.6

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, goodl ength delivery, goes back and plays it with soft hands, was looking for a single, not on

End of over 27 (3 runs) Nepal 86/2
P Khadka    1* (5b)      Sibtain Raza    3-1-4-0
G Malla    14* (24b 2x4)      Hisham Mirza    1-0-3-1

27.1

Hisham Mirza to Malla, no run, well flighted delivery, pushed to midwicket

27.2

Hisham Mirza to Malla, 1 run, long hop, rocks abck and drives it through cover to sweeper

27.3

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, no run, outside offstump, opens the face of the bat, straight to point fielder

27.4

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, 1 run, goes on the backfoot and punches it between the bowler and midwicket

27.5

Hisham Mirza to Malla, FOUR, long hop cuts it between point and cover

27.6

Hisham Mirza to Malla, no run

End of over 28 (6 runs) Nepal 92/2
G Malla    19* (28b 3x4)      Hisham Mirza    2-0-9-1
P Khadka    2* (7b)      Sibtain Raza    3-1-4-0

28.1

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run

28.2

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run

28.3

Sibtain Raza to Malla, FOUR, slightly short, spinning in to the batsman, flicks it past the diving square leg fielder

28.4

Sibtain Raza to Malla, no run, well flighted delivery, batsman well forward

28.5

Sibtain Raza to Malla, 1 run, slower through the air, batsman reaches for it and plays it to long on

28.6

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 3 runs, quicker and flatter, batsman gets a tickle on it, square leg fielder retrieves the ball just in time

End of over 29 (9 runs) Nepal 101/2
P Khadka    6* (10b)      Sibtain Raza    4-1-13-0
G Malla    24* (31b 4x4)      Hisham Mirza    2-0-9-1

29.1

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, 1 run, fullish delivery, pushed to long on, good fielding prevents a second

29.2

Hisham Mirza to Malla, 2 runs, whips it through midwicket, good running

29.3

Hisham Mirza to Malla, 1 run, slightly short, gets back quickly, cuts it infront of point

29.4

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, 1 run, whipped to deep midwicket

29.5

Hisham Mirza to Malla, no run, forward defense

29.6

Hisham Mirza to Malla, no run, good length delivery, plants his frontfoot and tries to play it through legside, ball bouncing and spinning, hits the thigh pad

End of over 30 (5 runs) Nepal 106/2
G Malla    27* (35b 4x4)      Hisham Mirza    3-0-14-1
P Khadka    8* (12b)      Sibtain Raza    4-1-13-0

30.1

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, 1 run, slower through the air, steps down the track and lofts it straight to the hands of the midwicket fielder who mid judges it, in the end dives forward to take it but couldnt take it cleanly

30.2

Kashif Sharif to Malla, 1 run

30.3

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, 1 run

30.4

Kashif Sharif to Malla, 1 run

30.5

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, 1 run

30.6

Kashif Sharif to Malla, 1 run

End of over 31 (6 runs) Nepal 112/2
G Malla    30* (38b 4x4)      Kashif Sharif    7-0-27-1
P Khadka    11* (15b)      Hisham Mirza    3-0-14-1

31.1

Hisham Mirza to Malla, 1 run, slightly short, moves towards offside and plays it to deep midwicket, fielder makes good ground and stops a second

31.2

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, 2 runs, clips it behind square, good quick running

31.3

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, no run, full delivery, driven to midwicket

31.4

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, FOUR, full ball, driven hard past the bowler, long on had no chance of stopping it

31.5

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, no run, full ball, tries to drive it through covers, misses it

31.6

Hisham Mirza to Khadka, no run, good length delivery, spinning in, tries to drive it through covers, fais to connect

End of over 32 (7 runs) Nepal 119/2
P Khadka    17* (20b 1x4)      Hisham Mirza    4-0-21-1
G Malla    31* (39b 4x4)      Kashif Sharif    7-0-27-1

32.1

Kashif Sharif to Malla, no run, good length delivery, goes back and plays it to covers

32.2

Kashif Sharif to Malla, 1 run, guides it to square leg

32.3

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, FOUR, well flighted delivery, goes down the track, hits it past the bowler, ball races away to the boundary

32.4

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, 1 run, short ball, cuts it between point and cover, slight hesitation, complete the single easily

32.5

Kashif Sharif to Malla, no run

32.6

Kashif Sharif to Malla, 2 runs, short ball, pushed to wide long off

End of over 33 (8 runs) Nepal 127/2
G Malla    34* (43b 4x4)      Kashif Sharif    8-0-35-1
P Khadka    22* (22b 2x4)      Hisham Mirza    4-0-21-1

33.1

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, no run, slightly short of length, goes back and plays itto covers

33.2

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, 1 run

33.3

Ali Shahzad to Malla, 1 run, pushed to long off

33.4

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, no run, forward defense

33.5

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, 2 runs, short ball, goes back and pullls it past the midwicket fielder, good running

33.6

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, FOUR, short ball on the legs, picks it up and deposits it into the fine leg boundary

End of over 34 (8 runs) Nepal 135/2
P Khadka    29* (27b 3x4)      Ali Shahzad    6-0-21-0
G Malla    35* (44b 4x4)      Kashif Sharif    8-0-35-1

34.1

Saad Khalid to Malla, no run, down the leg, clisp the thigh pad, appeal for a caught behind, no says the umpire

34.2

Saad Khalid to Malla, no run, slightly short, tries to pull it, gets an inside edge onto the pads

34.3

Saad Khalid to Malla, 2 runs, short ball, pulls it behind square

34.4

Saad Khalid to Malla, 1 run, slower ball, on the pads, clips it to fine leg

34.5

Saad Khalid to Khadka, no run, pushed to covers of the backfoot

34.6

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 2 runs

End of over 35 (5 runs) Nepal 140/2
P Khadka    31* (29b 3x4)      Saad Khalid    5-0-17-0
G Malla    38* (48b 4x4)      Ali Shahzad    6-0-21-0

35.1

Ali Shahzad to Malla, FOUR

35.2

Ali Shahzad to Malla, 1 run

35.3

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, FOUR

35.4

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, no run

35.5

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, 1 run, played to vacant square leg

35.6

Ali Shahzad to Malla, FOUR, full delivery, driven to covers, misfield results in a boundary

Match State: Drinks

End of over 36 (14 runs) Nepal 154/2
G Malla    47* (51b 6x4)      Ali Shahzad    7-0-35-0
P Khadka    36* (32b 4x4)      Saad Khalid    5-0-17-0

36.1

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, tries to go big over midwicket, doesnt connect, goes to midwicket, sneak a quick single

36.2

Saad Khalid to Malla, 1 run, tries to go midwicket, inside edge onto the pads

36.3

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 2 runs, tries to go over midwicket, gets a thick inside edge to square leg

36.4

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, make room for himself, cuts it hard, splendid stop at point

36.5

Saad Khalid to Malla, 1 run

36.6

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, tries to go big over long on, gets a thick inside edge to midwicket

End of over 37 (7 runs) Nepal 161/2
P Khadka    41* (36b 4x4)      Saad Khalid    6-0-24-0
G Malla    49* (53b 6x4)      Ali Shahzad    7-0-35-0

37.1

Mohammad Ahsan to Khadka, SIX, in the slot, lofts it over midwicket for a maximum

37.2

Mohammad Ahsan to Khadka, 1 run, good length ball, wanted to go over long on, just past the midwicket fielder

37.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Malla, no run, slightly short of length, forward defense

37.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Malla, no run, good length ball, steps away, bowler throws it wide, misses it

37.5

Mohammad Ahsan to Malla, 1 run, full toss, pushed to long off

37.6

Mohammad Ahsan to Khadka, SIX, half volley, smashes it over long off, HUGE

End of over 38 (14 runs) Nepal 175/2
P Khadka    54* (39b 4x4 2x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    6-1-35-0
G Malla    50* (56b 6x4)      Saad Khalid    6-0-24-0

38.1

Saad Khalid to Malla, 1 run, pushed to long on

38.2

Saad Khalid to Khadka, no run, pushed to midwicket, diving stop to midwicket

38.3

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, slower ball, makes room for himself, yorker, well dug out

38.4

Saad Khalid to Malla, 2 runs, short ball, cross bats it to long off, slight misfield results in an extra run

38.5

Saad Khalid to Malla, OUT, short of length, steaps away and tries to hoick it over long no, slices it high in the air, midwicket fielder runs and takes the catch in the third attempt

G Malla c Galsukar b Saad Khalid 53 (59b 6x4 0x6) SR: 89.83

38.6

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, short and wide, guides it to thirdman, quick single

End of over 39 (5 runs) Nepal 180/3
P Khadka    56* (42b 4x4 2x6)      Saad Khalid    7-0-29-1
S Vesawkar    0* (0b)      Mohammad Ahsan    6-1-35-0

39.1

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run, clips it to fone leg

39.2

Sibtain Raza to Airee, no run, short and wide, tries to cut it, under cuts it

39.3

Sibtain Raza to Airee, no run, good length ball ,spinning in sharply, tries to cut it, beaten on the inside

39.4

Sibtain Raza to Airee, no run, batsman comes down the track too early, bowler fires it wide, beaten

39.5

Sibtain Raza to Airee, 1 run, slightly short, punched to long on off the backfoot

39.6

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run, wide outside offstump, late cuts it to backward point, fielder too deep ,bowler not happy

End of over 40 (3 runs) Nepal 183/3
P Khadka    58* (44b 4x4 2x6)      Sibtain Raza    5-1-16-0
P Airee    1* (4b)      Saad Khalid    7-0-29-1

40.1

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, slower ball, straying on the legs, flicks it to fine leg, slight misfield, batsman not interested

40.2

Saad Khalid to Airee, no run, forward defense

40.3

Saad Khalid to Airee, FOUR, full ball, driven over the head of the bowler, fielder at long off tries some fancy footwork, fails miserably

40.4

Saad Khalid to Airee, 1 run, pushed to midwicket

40.5

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 wide, short ball, angling into the batsman, good take by the keeper

40.5

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 leg bye, short of length, tries to whip it through square leg, hit on the pads, loud shout, high says the ump

40.6

Saad Khalid to Airee, no run, good length delivery, rising off length, tries to cut it, under cuts it

End of over 41 (8 runs) Nepal 191/3
P Airee    6* (8b 1x4)      Saad Khalid    8-0-36-1
P Khadka    59* (46b 4x4 2x6)      Sibtain Raza    5-1-16-0

41.1

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 2 runs, clips it behind square, good running

41.2

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, full ball, almost yorker length, well dug out

41.3

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 2 runs, full ball, guides it to square leg, slight misfield

41.4

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, full ball, batsman come down the track, bowler gets a hand to it and onto the stumps, non striker comfortably in

41.5

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run, whips it to square leg

41.6

Sibtain Raza to Airee, 1 run, pushed to long off, good fielding prevents a second

End of over 42 (6 runs) Nepal 197/3
P Airee    7* (9b 1x4)      Sibtain Raza    6-1-22-0
P Khadka    64* (51b 4x4 2x6)      Saad Khalid    8-0-36-1

42.1

Kashif Sharif to Airee, 1 run, good length ball, well flighted, goes down the track, mis times it straight to the hands of the long off fielder, DROPPED

42.2

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, no run

42.3

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

42.4

Kashif Sharif to Airee, 2 runs, slog sweep, hits the toe, lobs up in the air between long on and midwicket

42.5

Kashif Sharif to Airee, 1 run

42.6

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, no run, full ball, tries to slog it over midwicket, misses it

End of over 43 (5 runs) Nepal 202/3
P Khadka    65* (54b 4x4 2x6)      Kashif Sharif    9-0-40-1
P Airee    11* (12b 1x4)      Sibtain Raza    6-1-22-0

43.1

Sibtain Raza to Airee, OUT, good length, spinning in sharply, head in the air, tries togo over covers, clean bowled

P Airee b Sibtain Raza 11 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

43.2

Sibtain Raza to , 3 runs, slightly short outside offstump, cuts it between point and thirdma, good running

43.3

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run, tries to paddle it, gets an inside edge to square leg

43.4

Sibtain Raza to , 1 run, straight to midwicket, quick single, missed run out opportunity at the non striker

43.5

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, SIX, in the slot, smashes it over long on boundary for a maximum, that was massive

43.6

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, flatter and quicker, goes back and plays it with softhands

End of over 44 (11 runs) Nepal 213/4
P Khadka    72* (57b 4x4 3x6)      Sibtain Raza    7-1-33-1
   4* (2b)      Kashif Sharif    9-0-40-1

44.1

Kashif Sharif to , 1 run, short and wide,slices it behind point, good diving stop

44.2

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, 2 runs, slightly short, goes on the backfoot, punches over covers. good running

44.3

Kashif Sharif to Khadka, 1 run, dabs it to thirdman

44.4

Kashif Sharif to , 2 runs, slogs it to long on, falls short of the fielder

44.5

Kashif Sharif to , no run

44.6

Kashif Sharif to , FOUR, dances down the track and crashes it ove covers

End of over 45 (10 runs) Nepal 223/4
   11* (6b 1x4)      Kashif Sharif    10-0-50-1
P Khadka    75* (59b 4x4 3x6)      Sibtain Raza    7-1-33-1

45.1

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, fired in quick, does nt get under it, inside edges it to the keeper

45.2

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, no run, full ball, hands coming off the bat, squirts it to midwicket

45.3

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, FOUR, full ball, makes room for himself, cross bats it past the bowler

45.4

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, FOUR, full ball, makes room for himself, goes inside out, into the boundary

45.5

Sibtain Raza to Khadka, 1 run, yorker length, well dug out to long on

45.6

Sibtain Raza to , FOUR, well flighted delivery, steps down the track and lofts it between long on and midwicket

End of over 46 (13 runs) Nepal 236/4
   15* (7b 2x4)      Sibtain Raza    8-1-46-1
P Khadka    84* (64b 6x4 3x6)      Kashif Sharif    10-0-50-1

46.1

Saad Khalid to Khadka, no run, short of length, steps back, tries to cut it, under cuts it

46.2

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 2 runs, length ball, slogs it to midwicket, good running

46.3

Saad Khalid to Khadka, FOUR, short ball, pulls it behind square, ball races away to the boundary

46.4

Saad Khalid to Khadka, no run, full ball, tries to punch it over the bowlers head, good flying stop by the bowler

46.5

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, full ball, gets an inside edge to thirdman, a tired shot by the skipper

46.6

Saad Khalid to , no run, angling in with the action, hit on the inner thigh, slight query by the bowler, high says the umpire

End of over 47 (7 runs) Nepal 243/4
   15* (8b 2x4)      Saad Khalid    9-0-43-1
P Khadka    91* (69b 7x4 3x6)      Sibtain Raza    8-1-46-1

47.1

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, 1 run, slightly short, pulls it to midwicket, on the bounce to the midwicket fielder

47.2

Ali Shahzad to , 2 runs, lobs it over the cover fielder

47.3

Ali Shahzad to , 1 run, good length delivery, dabs and runs

47.4

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, SIX, slightly short, hunches back, pulls it over long on fielder, H.U.G.E

47.5

Ali Shahzad to Khadka, 1 run, short ball, driven to covers off tha backfoot, good one handed stop

47.6

Ali Shahzad to , SIX, steps down the track and flat bats it over the long off boundary

End of over 48 (17 runs) Nepal 260/4
   24* (11b 2x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    8-0-52-0
P Khadka    99* (72b 7x4 4x6)      Saad Khalid    9-0-43-1

48.1

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, slower ball, in the slot, drives it to long on to bring up his hundred

48.2

Saad Khalid to , 1 run, full ball, driven to long off, wanted to go legside, good death bowling

48.3

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 1 run, in the slot, driven hard to long on

48.4

Saad Khalid to , no run, slower ball, tries a ramp shot, misses it, on the bounce to the keeper

48.5

Saad Khalid to , 1 run, short of length, angling in, cross bats itto long off

48.6

Saad Khalid to Khadka, 2 runs, cross batts it to wide of long on

End of over 49 (6 runs) Nepal 266/4
P Khadka    103* (75b 7x4 4x6)      Saad Khalid    10-0-49-1
   26* (14b 2x4 1x6)      Ali Shahzad    8-0-52-0

49.1

Mohammad Ahsan to , FOUR, whips it to vacant square leg

49.2

Mohammad Ahsan to , 1 run, full ball, in the slot, picks it up and smashes it to covers

49.3

Mohammad Ahsan to Khadka, 2 runs, full ball, smashes it past the bowler, good divign stop bu the long off fielder

49.4

Mohammad Ahsan to Khadka, 1 run, slower ball, wide outside offstump, hits it to sweeper covers

49.5

Mohammad Ahsan to , FOUR, goes wide off offstump and ramps it to vacant fineleg

49.6

Mohammad Ahsan to , 2 runs, full ball, tries to go inside out, squirts it in the air, straight into the hands of the the cover fielder who makes a meal outta it, dropped chance

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 50 (14 runs) Nepal 280/4
   37* (18b 4x4 1x6)      Mohammad Ahsan    7-1-49-0
P Khadka    106* (77b 7x4 4x6)      Saad Khalid    10-0-49-1
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