Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup, 2012/13 / Commentary

09:02 local Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the ACC Womens T20 Asia Cup from Guangzhou, China. Another lovely day for cricket, 30 minutes to go for the toss...

Umpires are having a last minute check of the pitch and the markings and. Both the teams are out in the middle warming-up, toss News soon - stay tuned.

9:35 local News from the middle is that India have won the toss and elected to bat.

0.1

Boochatham to Raut, no run, pitched up outside the off stump and that's nicely driven but straight to the fielder at cover

0.2

Boochatham to Raut, no run, short of a good length, driven off the back-foot - again straight to the fielder

0.3

Boochatham to Raut, no run, another drive on the off side that finds the fielder, timing well but need to work on the placement

0.4

Boochatham to Raut, 2 runs, drifting down the leg side and that's clipped away behind square on the leg side - first runs on the board

0.5

Boochatham to Raut, no run, line and length delivery outside the off stump, left alone

0.6

Boochatham to Raut, 1 run, pitched up outside the off stump and that's driven towards point, mis-field allows the batswomen to cross over and Raut will keep the strike

End of over 1 (3 runs) India Women 3/0
PG Raut    3* (6b)      N Boochatham    1-0-3-0
MR Meshram    0* (0b)     

1.1

Chantam to Raut, no run, defended stretching well forward

1.2

Chantam to Raut, 1 run, taps it away on the off stump, quick single taken

1.3

Chantam to Meshram, no run, played past the slip fielder, no room for a single there

1.4

Chantam to Meshram, 2 runs, pitched up outside the off stump, in the slot and Meshram drives it nicely in to the gap between the cover fielders - off the mark

1.5

Chantam to Meshram, no run

1.6

Chantam to Meshram, no run, overthrow but the umpire had already called over so the run does not count

End of over 2 (3 runs) India Women 6/0
MR Meshram    2* (4b)      N Chantam    1-0-3-0
PG Raut    4* (8b)      N Boochatham    1-0-3-0

2.1

Boochatham to Raut, 1 run, played away on the leg side

2.2

Boochatham to Meshram, 1 run, pulled away to deep fine leg

Bowler in bit of trouble here, seems to have pulled a muscle

2.3

Boochatham to Raut, 1 run, edged past the first slip, that was close

2.4

Boochatham to Meshram, no run, punched off the back-foot to the cover region

2.5

Boochatham to Meshram, 1 run, worked away on the leg side for an easy single - well judged

2.6

Boochatham to Raut, no run, short and close to the off stump line, Raut makes room and cuts it away behind point but fails to get it past the fielders

End of over 3 (4 runs) India Women 10/0
PG Raut    6* (11b)      N Boochatham    2-0-7-0
MR Meshram    4* (7b)      N Chantam    1-0-3-0

3.1

Chantam to Meshram, no run, driven off the back-foot to the cover region, straight to the fielder

3.2

Chantam to Meshram, no run, hit hard but once again fails to beat the fielder at cover

3.3

Chantam to Meshram, 2 runs, drifting down the leg side, Meshram moves across a bit and clips it fine - the fielder in the deep is square and they come back for the second

3.4

Chantam to Meshram, no run, comes down the track and drives it down to mid-off, diving stop there cuts off the single

3.5

Chantam to Meshram, no run, wide outside the off stump, Meshram goes for the cut but fails to make contact

3.6

Chantam to Meshram, no run, fulltos, was there to be hit though it was bit low, Meshram hammers it straight back down the track, diving stop from the bowler cuts off the single

End of over 4 (2 runs) India Women 12/0
MR Meshram    6* (13b)      N Chantam    2-0-5-0
PG Raut    6* (11b)      N Boochatham    2-0-7-0

4.1

Khamla to Raut, no run, driven straight to the fielder at extra cover

4.2

Khamla to Raut, no run, another fulltoss and this time Raut hammers it straight to the fielder at midwicket

4.3

Khamla to Raut, 1 run

4.4

Khamla to Meshram, 1 run, worked away on the leg side for an easy single

4.5

Khamla to Raut, 1 wide, full and drifting down the leg side

4.5

Khamla to Raut, no run

4.6

Khamla to Raut, 1 run, driven on the up to deep midwicket

End of over 5 (4 runs) India Women 16/0
PG Raut    8* (16b)      P Khamla    1-0-4-0
MR Meshram    7* (14b)      N Chantam    2-0-5-0

5.1

Chantam to Raut, OUT, good length delivery outside the off stump, Raut goes for the big one but ends up with a thick edge and the ball lobs up straight to Chaiwai at cover-point

PG Raut c Chaiwai b Chantam 8 (18m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

5.2

Chantam to Meshram, no run, pitched up, driven down

5.3

Chantam to Meshram, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and runs it past the fielder at slip

5.4

Chantam to Raj, no run, pushed towards point

5.5

Chantam to Raj, no run, good length and coming in with the angle, Raj fails to make contact and is hit on the pad - appeal turned down

5.6

Chantam to Raj, 1 run

End of over 6 (2 runs) India Women 18/1
M Raj    1* (3b)      N Chantam    3-0-7-1
MR Meshram    8* (16b)      P Khamla    1-0-4-0

6.1

Khamla to Raj, 1 wide, way down the leg side

6.1

Khamla to Raj, 1 run, bit slow off the track, punched off the back-foot to mid-on

6.2

Khamla to Meshram, no run, driven back to the bowler

6.3

Khamla to Meshram, 1 run, taps it down on the leg side and they scamper through for a single

6.4

Khamla to Raj, no run

6.5

Khamla to Raj, no run, runs it behind point, no room for a single there

6.6

Khamla to Raj, 1 run

End of over 7 (4 runs) India Women 22/1
M Raj    3* (7b)      P Khamla    2-0-8-0
MR Meshram    9* (18b)      N Chantam    3-0-7-1

7.1

Konchan to Raj, 1 run, worked away on the leg side, keeper had to give chase - easy single added

7.2

Konchan to Meshram, no run, again played away on the leg side, this time the keeper is quicker and manages to cut off the single

7.3

Konchan to Meshram, 2 runs, played off the back-foot, past the diving fielder at midwicket for a brace

7.4

Konchan to Meshram, 1 run, waits for the ball to turn and works it behind square on the leg side for a single

7.5

Konchan to Raj, 1 run, short ball, was there to be hit and Raj just manages to loft it away to deep midwicket - could have hit it anywhere

7.6

Konchan to Meshram, 1 wide

7.6

Konchan to Meshram, 2 runs, played away on the off side, overthrow allows the batswomen to come back for the second

End of over 8 (8 runs) India Women 30/1
MR Meshram    14* (22b)      N Konchan    1-0-8-0
M Raj    5* (9b)      P Khamla    2-0-8-0

8.1

Khamla to Raj, 1 run, worked away on the leg side, quick single taken

8.2

Khamla to Meshram, no run, defended down the track

8.3

Khamla to Meshram, no run, short ball and that's pulled away in front of sqaure, diving stop there saves runs

8.4

Khamla to Meshram, 1 wide, full and drifting down leg side

8.4

Khamla to Meshram, 1 run, short ball, flat bats it down to mid-on

8.5

Khamla to Raj, 1 run, pushed off the back-foot to the cover region, another over-throw - another run given away

8.6

Khamla to Meshram, 1 run, short ball, pulled away too deep midwicket - Thailand bowlers doing well here.

End of over 9 (5 runs) India Women 35/1
MR Meshram    16* (26b)      P Khamla    3-0-13-0
M Raj    7* (11b)      N Konchan    1-0-8-0

9.1

Konchan to Meshram, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, Meshram comes down the track and hits hard but fails to get it past mid-off

9.2

Konchan to Meshram, 1 wide

9.2

Konchan to Meshram, 1 run, OUT, run out! pulled in the air and just wide of the fielder at midwicket, they go for a dangerous second and pays the price - nice throw in from the deep and the keeper does the rest

MR Meshram run out 17 (36m 28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.71

9.3

Konchan to Kaur, no run

9.4

Konchan to Kaur, no run

9.5

Konchan to Kaur, no run, played away awkwardly to cover

9.6

Konchan to Kaur, no run

End of over 10 (2 runs) India Women 37/2
H Kaur    0* (4b)      N Konchan    2-0-10-0
M Raj    7* (11b)      P Khamla    3-0-13-0

10.1

Khamla to Raj, no run, drifting down the leg side, Raj tries to flick it fine but fails to make contact, loud appeal for caught behind turned down

10.2

Khamla to Raj, 2 runs, played away off the back-foot to deep midwicket

10.3

Khamla to Raj, 1 run, cut away behind point, diving stop saves one run but fails to cut off the single

10.4

Khamla to Kaur, no run, puched off the back-foot, straight to the fielder at mid-off

10.5

Khamla to Kaur, no run, comes down the track and tries to loft it over midwicket, fails to make contact - appeal for LBW turned down and rightly so

10.6

Khamla to Kaur, no run, defended off the back-foot, another good over comes to an end.

End of over 11 (3 runs) India Women 40/2
H Kaur    0* (7b)      P Khamla    4-0-16-0
M Raj    10* (14b)      N Konchan    2-0-10-0

11.1

Konchan to Raj, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, driven striaght to the fielder at mid-off

11.2

Konchan to Raj, 1 run, comes down the track, takes it on the full and drives it down to long-on

11.3

Konchan to Kaur, no run

11.4

Konchan to Kaur, 1 run, driven down to long-on

11.5

Konchan to Raj, 1 wide, down the leg side

11.5

Konchan to Raj, no run, tossed up, comes forward and taps it away on the off side, Raj seems to have lost her way there

11.6

Konchan to Raj, 1 run

End of over 12 (4 runs) India Women 44/2
M Raj    12* (18b)      N Konchan    3-0-14-0
H Kaur    1* (9b)      P Khamla    4-0-16-0

12.1

Sangsoma to Raj, 1 run, palyed across the spin and down to short fine leg, easy single

12.2

Sangsoma to Kaur, 1 run, comes down the track, takes it on the full but only manages to hit it down to long-off for a single - another opportunity missed

12.3

Sangsoma to Raj, 1 run, lofted dwon to long-on

12.4

Sangsoma to Kaur, FOUR, first boundary of the innings! comes down the track, takes it at a nice height and smashes it to the midwicket fence

12.5

Sangsoma to Kaur, 2 runs, and again, comes down the track, take it on the full and this time Kaur lofts it to deep cover

12.6

Sangsoma to Kaur, no run

End of over 13 (9 runs) India Women 53/2
H Kaur    8* (13b 1x4)      R Sangsoma    1-0-9-0
M Raj    14* (20b)      N Konchan    3-0-14-0

13.1

Konchan to Raj, 3 runs, sweeps it past the diving short fine leg fielder, run hard and comes back for the third

13.2

Konchan to Kaur, 1 run, lofted down to long-off, was in the air for a long time, Doungsin fails to hold on to it

13.3

Konchan to Raj, 1 wide

13.3

Konchan to Raj, FOUR, driven through covers, India on the move now

13.4

Konchan to Raj, 2 runs, driven off the back-foot and gets it past the fielder at cover, heavy outfield slows the ball down and the fielder catches up

13.5

Konchan to Raj, 2 runs, fulltoss - lofted over the fielder at extra cover - excellent placement, just opened the face of the bat a bit to get the placement there

13.6

Konchan to Raj, 2 wides, down the leg side

13.6

Konchan to Kaur, 1 run, punched away to deep cover

End of over 14 (16 runs) India Women 69/2
H Kaur    10* (15b 1x4)      N Konchan    4-0-30-0
M Raj    25* (24b 1x4)      R Sangsoma    1-0-9-0

14.1

Tippoch to Kaur, FOUR, take that! comes down the track - makes it into a juicy fulltoss and hammers it back over the bowler - good clean hit

14.2

Tippoch to Kaur, no run, tries to work it away but fails to make contact

14.3

Tippoch to Kaur, 1 run, driven down to long-on, decides against the second

14.4

Tippoch to Raj, 1 run, fulltoss - driven away towards point and a diving stop there saves runs

14.5

Tippoch to Kaur, no run, played down to mid-on

14.6

Tippoch to Kaur, OUT, fuller length delivery and Kaur hits it straight back, low but failed to keep it down and Tippoch dives forward and takes it inches off the ground. Excellent catch

H Kaur c & b Tippoch 15 (21m 20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

End of over 15 (6 runs) India Women 75/3
     S Tippoch    1-0-6-1
M Raj    26* (25b 1x4)      N Konchan    4-0-30-0

15.1

Sutthiruang to Raj, no run

15.2

Sutthiruang to Raj, 1 run, lofted away to deep cover

15.3

Sutthiruang to Niranjana, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, draws Niranjana forward in to the drive - they think of a single but in the end decides against it

15.4

Sutthiruang to Niranjana, 1 wide, down the leg side

15.4

Sutthiruang to Niranjana, 1 run, cut away past the fielder at point

15.5

Sutthiruang to Raj, 1 run, leans forward, takes it on the full and drives it down to long-on for a single

15.6

Sutthiruang to Niranjana, no run, wide outside the off stump, cuts it late and a diving stop at short third man saves runs

End of over 16 (4 runs) India Women 79/3
N Niranjana    1* (3b)      C Sutthiruang    1-0-4-0
M Raj    28* (28b 1x4)      S Tippoch    1-0-6-1

16.1

Tippoch to Raj, 1 leg bye, drifting down the leg side, clips the pad and runs down

16.2

Tippoch to Niranjana, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it down to long-on

16.3

Tippoch to Raj, OUT, gone! that's a big wicket - short and wide outside the off stump, a nothing delivery actually - Raj goes for the cuts and ends up with a thick edge and Prathanmitr takes it cleanly

M Raj c †Prathanmitr b Tippoch 28 (46m 30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 93.33

16.4

Tippoch to A Sharma, no run, beaten outside the off stump

16.5

Tippoch to A Sharma, 1 run, good looking drive to wide long-on

16.6

Tippoch to Niranjana, no run, played away on the off side

End of over 17 (3 runs) India Women 82/4
N Niranjana    2* (5b)      S Tippoch    2-0-8-2
A Sharma    1* (2b)      C Sutthiruang    1-0-4-0

17.1

Sutthiruang to A Sharma, no run, comes down the track and truns it in to a yorker

17.2

Sutthiruang to A Sharma, 1 run, hit across the line to deep midwicket - risky shot but she made it look easy

17.3

Sutthiruang to Niranjana, 1 run, in the slot, driven well wide of the fielder at long-off

17.4

Sutthiruang to A Sharma, FOUR, fulltoss and Sharma just clips it away to the deep backward sqaure leg fence - clean hit, the fielder in the deep had no chance of cutting it off

17.5

Sutthiruang to A Sharma, 1 run, played away to deep fine leg

17.6

Sutthiruang to Niranjana, 1 run, lofted down to long-off, just a single

End of over 18 (8 runs) India Women 90/4
N Niranjana    4* (7b)      C Sutthiruang    2-0-12-0
A Sharma    7* (6b 1x4)      S Tippoch    2-0-8-2

18.1

Tippoch to Niranjana, 2 runs, played wide of the fielder at long-on

18.2

Tippoch to Niranjana, 2 runs

18.3

Tippoch to Niranjana, 2 runs, drivne straight, easy two

18.4

Tippoch to Niranjana, 2 runs, fulltoss and that's punched down to long-on, another brace

18.5

Tippoch to Niranjana, 1 run, cut away in the air, one bounce and straight to the fielder at backward point

18.6

Tippoch to A Sharma, 2 runs, driven through the gap between midwicket and mid-on, runs hard and comfortably makes it back for the second

End of over 19 (11 runs) India Women 101/4
A Sharma    9* (7b 1x4)      S Tippoch    3-0-19-2
N Niranjana    13* (12b)      C Sutthiruang    2-0-12-0

19.1

Chantam to Niranjana, 1 wide, wayward delivery outside the off stump

19.1

Chantam to Niranjana, 1 run, worked away on the leg side, just a single

19.2

Chantam to A Sharma, 1 run, comes down the track and looks to loft it away on the leg side but end up with an inside edge on to the pad

19.3

Chantam to Niranjana, 1 run, played down to mid-on, again just a single

19.4

Chantam to A Sharma, 2 runs, in the slot and lofted away to deep sqaure leg, fielder moves across quickly in the deep and cuts off the boundary

19.5

Chantam to A Sharma, 1 run, takes it from outside off and plays it down to mid-on

19.6

Chantam to Niranjana, 1 run, cut away in the air to deep point, another single and that's the end of the innings

So Thailand manages to hold India down to 109, a good bowling performance in the end.

110 is the target for Thailand when they come out to bat, a modest total and India will have to bowl really well to avoid an upset.

End of over 20 (8 runs) India Women 109/4
N Niranjana    16* (15b)      N Chantam    4-0-15-1
A Sharma    13* (10b 1x4)      S Tippoch    3-0-19-2
Tournament Results
India Women v Pak Women at Guangzhou - Oct 31, 2012
India Women won by 18 runs
Bdesh Wmn v Pak Women at Guangzhou - Oct 30, 2012
Pak Women won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
India Women v SL Women at Guangzhou - Oct 30, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
HKG Women v Thai Women at Guangzhou - Oct 29, 2012
Thai Women won by 8 runs
China Wmn v Nepal Women at Guangzhou - Oct 29, 2012
China Wmn won by 45 runs
More results »

Photos

Oct 25, 2012

Action from the match between  India and Thailand, ACC Women's T20 Asia Cup, Guangzhou, October 25, 2012

Action from the match between India and Thailand in the ACC Women's T20 Asia Cup

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Oct 25, 2012

Action from the match between  India and Thailand, ACC Women's T20 Asia Cup, Guangzhou, October 25, 2012

Action from the match between India and Thailand in the ACC Women's T20 Asia Cup

© Andy Campbell/UTPMEDIA