Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite, 2012/13 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite - Group B

United Arab Emirates v Kuwait

United Arab Emirates won by 141 runs

12.1

Saad Khalid to Arshad Ali, 1 run, Most pace of the day so far, Arshad nudges a fullish delivery to the on side

12.2

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, no run, attempted slash outside off, misses

12.3

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, no run, decent fire being generated by the bowler, Shakoor beaten, ball thudding into the pads

12.4

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, no run

12.5

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, FOUR, pitched up and driven to long-off, good contest between these two

12.6

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, no run

United Arab Emirates 108/0   Saad Khalid 1-0-5-0

14.1

Saad Khalid to Arshad Ali, 2 runs

14.2

Saad Khalid to Arshad Ali, 1 run

14.3

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, no run

14.4

Saad Khalid to Abdul Shakoor, OUT, trying a big shot, bowled through the gate, end of a good innings and he receives a good hand from his team-mates as he walks back

Abdul Shakoor b Saad Khalid 79 (46b 12x4 4x6) SR: 171.73

14.5

Saad Khalid to Shaiman Anwar, no run

14.6

Saad Khalid to Shaiman Anwar, OUT, a little disconcerted by the pace, batsman plays a length ball down the wicket, lurches forward, Saad Khalid collects, swivels and turns to hurl the ball back at the stumps. Direct hit. Things are never boring when this lad's around

Shaiman Anwar run out 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

United Arab Emirates 116/1   Saad Khalid 2-0-8-1

16.1

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 2 runs, spoke too soon, fumble at mid-off gifts runs

16.2

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 2 runs, firm push-drive to a ball pitched up on off.

16.3

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 3 runs, Game looks so much more authentic now, Saad Khalid and Sibtain Raza making the batsmen work for their runs, that attempted yorker turned to leg

16.4

Saad Khalid to Arshad Ali, 1 run, slower ball, spotted, driven to long-on

16.5

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, FOUR, top shot, comes forward to drive through mid-off

16.6

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

United Arab Emirates 132/2   Saad Khalid 3-0-20-1

28.1

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 1 run

28.2

Saad Khalid to Arshad Ali, 1 run

28.3

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

28.4

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

28.5

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

28.6

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

United Arab Emirates 194/2   Saad Khalid 4-0-22-1

30.1

Saad Khalid to Khurram Khan, no run

30.2

Saad Khalid to Khurram Khan, 1 run, right up to the bat, driven to cover

30.3

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 1 run

30.4

Saad Khalid to Khurram Khan, 1 run, full-pitched again and pushed in the off-side gap

30.5

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, FOUR, late on the stroke, the inside edge races down to fine leg, bowler anguished but that's another motoring 50 by Saqib Ali

30.6

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 1 run

United Arab Emirates 207/3   Saad Khalid 5-0-30-1

32.1

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

32.2

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run, plays and misses outside off

32.3

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 2 runs, pitched up and pushed to mid-off, pinches a second run as bowler and fielder lack as much urgency as the runners

32.4

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 1 run

32.5

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, no run

32.6

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 1 run

United Arab Emirates 217/4   Saad Khalid 6-0-34-1

36.1

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

36.2

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 2 runs, driven to long-on, take two as the fielder runs in

36.3

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 1 run, looking for that yorker, pushed to mid-on

36.4

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 1 run, slower ball, pitched up, pushed to the off-side

36.5

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, no run

36.6

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 1 run, rises from a length and dropped with soft hands to the off-side

United Arab Emirates 240/4   Saad Khalid 7-0-39-1

38.1

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, 3 runs, pitched up on off-stump, square-driven, point misses

38.2

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, no run

38.3

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 1 run

38.4

Saad Khalid to Saqib Ali, OUT, Yorker! And inswing. Saqib looking to play it square has off and middle knocked back and that's a deserved wicket and its been a fine innings

Saqib Ali b Saad Khalid 78 (76b 8x4 0x6) SR: 102.63

38.5

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, no run, another yorker attempted, this one kept out by the left-hander

38.6

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, no run, full-length delivery aimed at the timber, defended on the front foot

United Arab Emirates 255/5   Saad Khalid 8-0-43-2

46.1

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, 2 runs

46.2

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, FOUR, pitched up, not at his fastest now, and that's his 50 with a drive through cover

46.3

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, 1 run

46.4

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 1 leg bye, big appeal for leg before

46.5

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, no run

46.6

Saad Khalid to Mohammad Azam, 1 leg bye, an even bigger appeal for lbw this time, but its accuracy not volume that matters

United Arab Emirates 332/5   Saad Khalid 9-0-50-2

48.1

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, FOUR, comes forward and flat bats the ball square, fine 50 by him too

48.2

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 1 run, OUT, Ahmed Raza run out at the bowler's end, coming back for the second, direct hit by long-on

Ahmed Raza run out 2 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

48.3

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 2 runs

48.4

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 2 runs

48.5

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, FOUR, gives the bowler the charge and drives it into the wide open spaces around mid-off

48.6

Saad Khalid to Rohan Mustafa, 1 run

United Arab Emirates 353/8   Saad Khalid 10-0-64-2
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