Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite, 2012/13 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite - Semi final

Malaysia v Nepal

Nepal won by 21 runs

0.1

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Left alone by Khakurel

0.2

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump

0.2

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, 2 runs, turns it to deep square-leg for a couple

0.3

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, no run, comes forward in an attempt to flick it away and gets a leading edge to mid-off

0.4

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Khakurel comes forward and pushes it to the leg side. Unable to find the gap

0.5

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Khakurel shoulders arms

0.6

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, no run, pushes it to square-leg fielder

Nepal 3/0   Nazril Rahman 1-0-3-0

2.1

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Mandal moves across and looks to cut it, but at the last moment withdraws the bat

2.2

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Mandal steers it to third-man for a single

2.3

Nazril Rahman to Khakurel, OUT, and that's a wicket! The ball moves away a little bit after pitching on the length, enough to entice Khakurel into the drive. He gets a faint edge and Sharif, the keeper, takes the catch

SP Khakurel c †Shafiq Sharif b Nazril Rahman 3 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

2.4

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Malla comes forward and pads it

2.5

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, comes forward and pushes it to point

2.6

Nazril Rahman to Malla, 2 runs, fuller on the leg stump. Malla turns it to fine-leg and converts a single into a couple

Nepal 13/1   Nazril Rahman 2-0-6-1

4.1

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Mandal defends it off the backfoot to cover

4.2

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, outside the off stump. Mandal looks to cut it and gets a bottom edge to slip

4.3

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Mandal looks to defend it and gets an outside edge. The edge falls short of the slip fielder

4.4

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run

4.5

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Mandal looks to defend it and is beaten

4.6

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Mandal defends it to the off side and it's a maiden

Nepal 15/1   Nazril Rahman 3-1-6-1

6.1

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

6.2

Nazril Rahman to Mandal, OUT, and that's both the openers gone. Mandal looks to defend it and gets an inside edge that crashes onto the stumps. The script isn't going as predicted for Nepal

AK Mandal b Nazril Rahman 8 (19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.10

6.3

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Khadka moves across and lets it pass to the keeper

6.4

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, 1 run, on the leg stump. Khadka turns it to fine-leg for a single and gets off the mark

6.5

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, comes forward and pushes it to cover

6.6

Nazril Rahman to Malla, 2 runs

Nepal 24/2   Nazril Rahman 4-1-9-2

8.1

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Khadka pushes it to mid-on

8.2

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run

8.3

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Khadka looks to cut it and is beaten by the away swinger

8.4

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Khadka picks the length early and shoulders arms

8.5

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the midwicket fielder

8.6

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-off

Nepal 25/2   Nazril Rahman 5-2-9-2

10.1

Nazril Rahman to Khadka, 3 runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Khadka moves forward and pushes it to deep midwicket for three runs

10.2

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, comes forward and pushes it to cover

10.3

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, comes forward and looks to defend it. The away movement beats the outside edge

10.4

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-off

10.5

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Malla comes forward and drives it to long-off

10.6

Nazril Rahman to Malla, no run, outside the off stump and moving away. Left alone by Malla

Nepal 34/2   Nazril Rahman 6-2-12-2

35.1

Nazril Rahman to Airee, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump

35.1

Nazril Rahman to Airee, 1 wide, another wide outside the off stump

35.1

Nazril Rahman to Airee, 1 run, lofts it to long-off for a single

35.2

Nazril Rahman to Vesawkar, 2 runs, drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

35.3

Nazril Rahman to Vesawkar, 2 runs, lofts it to long-on and a misfield allows him a couple

35.4

Nazril Rahman to Vesawkar, 2 runs, off the outside edge to third-man for a couple

35.5

Nazril Rahman to Vesawkar, 1 run, drives it to mid-off for a single

35.6

Nazril Rahman to Airee, 2 runs, lofts it to sweeper cover for a couple

Nepal 168/4   Nazril Rahman 7-2-24-2

38.1

Nazril Rahman to Baskota, no run, comes forward and pushes it to point

38.2

Nazril Rahman to Baskota, 1 run

38.3

Nazril Rahman to Vesawkar, 1 run

38.4

Nazril Rahman to Baskota, 1 run

38.5

Nazril Rahman to Vesawkar, 1 run

38.6

Nazril Rahman to Baskota, no run

Nepal 181/5   Nazril Rahman 8-2-28-2

44.1

Nazril Rahman to Regmi, OUT, and it's a yorker and the off stump goes for a walk

B Regmi b Nazril Rahman 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

44.2

Nazril Rahman to Bhattarai, 3 runs, turns it to fine-leg for three runs

44.3

Nazril Rahman to Gauchan, 1 run

44.4

Nazril Rahman to Bhattarai, 1 run

44.5

Nazril Rahman to Gauchan, FOUR

44.6

Nazril Rahman to Gauchan, OUT, lofts it to long-off where Faiz takes the catch

SP Gauchan c Ahmed Faiz b Nazril Rahman 5 (3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

Nepal 241/9   Nazril Rahman 9-2-37-4
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