Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup, 2013 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup - Group A

India Under-23s v Nepal

India Under-23s won by 84 runs

Good Morning and warm welcome to ESPN Cricinfo ball by ball coverage. Weather looks bit different today with bit cold and breezy. As usual players are going through their warm ups and fielding session, Team news from India U-23s is that they might the same XI which played against Pakistan U-23s.

Both the captain's are in the middle along with Match Referee Aminul Islam for the toss. News from the center is that Nepal has won the toss and have asked India U-23s to bat first.

As is said earlier India U-23s is playing with the same XI, and Nepal have made one change Binod Bhandari comes in place of Chandra Sawad.

Divansh from Nepal says: "Today whole match will depend on batting of Paras Khadka as it was sachin tendulkar in early 20's"

Nirmal: "It will be good exposure for the Nepali team against the mighty of the Indians... but we can hope for Nepal to give the Indians a good fight going from the way the Afghans made Pakistan fight hard for a win yesterday. I send me best wishes to team Nepal!"

Dikshya: "m enjoying cricinfo live coverage here, best of luck for team NEPAL, wish I could view live video of match , great work espncricinfo.com" Much appreciated

Sanjay Bhattarai : "India Vs Nepal has always been a dream match for the Nepalese. I hope Nepali team will play sensible game against the Indians. I wish best wishes to both the teams."

0.1

Karn to Rahul, no run, punches of the backfoot to covers

0.2

Karn to Rahul, no run, fuller on off, driven to mid off

0.3

Karn to Rahul, FOUR, over pitched, drives firmly to the straight boundary

0.4

Karn to Rahul, no run, played defensively of the frontfoot

0.5

Karn to Rahul, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

0.6

Karn to Chand, no run, bit short, played of the backfoot to point fielder

Shakar Bhattarai: "Hearts skip a beat, Breath takes a rest..keep calm friends! It's Nepal vs India! Go gurkha go!"

End of over 1 (5 runs) India Under-23s 5/0
UBT Chand    0* (1b)      A Karn    1-0-5-0
KL Rahul    5* (5b 1x4)     

1.1

Khadka to Rahul, no run, bit shorter in lenght, punched to cover-point

1.2

Khadka to Rahul, no run, left alone outside off

1.3

Khadka to Rahul, no run, pushed to covers

1.4

Khadka to Rahul, no run, angling away, reaches for it, played and missed

1.5

Khadka to Rahul, no run, defened solidly of the backfoot, right in front of his eyes

1.6

Khadka to Rahul, no run, shouldered his arms, and watched it to keeper hands

End of over 2 (maiden) India Under-23s 5/0
KL Rahul    5* (11b 1x4)      P Khadka    1-1-0-0
UBT Chand    0* (1b)      A Karn    1-0-5-0

2.1

Karn to Chand, 1 run, bit short, Chand goes for a pull of the backfoot, gets a thick inside edge to square leg

2.2

Karn to Rahul, no run, comes forward and opens the face of the bat to point

2.3

Karn to Rahul, 1 run, on the pads, nicely flicked to mid wicket

2.4

Karn to Chand, no run, defendes of the backfoot to cover-point

2.5

Karn to Chand, 1 run, leans forward and drives between point and covers

2.6

Karn to Rahul, no run, turned to mid wicket

End of over 3 (3 runs) India Under-23s 8/0
KL Rahul    6* (14b 1x4)      A Karn    2-0-8-0
UBT Chand    2* (4b)      P Khadka    1-1-0-0

3.1

Khadka to Chand, no run, bit swing in the air for Paras, going away, batsman pokes at it and missed

3.2

Khadka to Chand, FOUR, cuts of the backfoot to backward point

3.3

Khadka to Chand, no run, driven back to bowler

3.4

Khadka to Chand, no run, watchfully defended to short covers

3.5

Khadka to Chand, no run, glides to point fielder

3.6

Khadka to Chand, no run, bit short of length, goes back and defends it

End of over 4 (4 runs) India Under-23s 12/0
UBT Chand    6* (10b 1x4)      P Khadka    2-1-4-0
KL Rahul    6* (14b 1x4)      A Karn    2-0-8-0

4.1

Karn to Rahul, no run, full outside off, drives to cover fielder

4.2

Karn to Rahul, no run, punched to mid off

4.3

Karn to Rahul, no run, full on legs, flicks straight to short mid wicket

4.4

Karn to Rahul, no run, angling away, played bit late, gets a thick inside edge, missed the stumpsby quite a few inches

4.5

Karn to Rahul, no run, goes hard at it and ounches it to covers

4.6

Karn to Rahul, 1 run, played with the soft hands, pushed to mid off and calls for a quick single

End of over 5 (1 run) India Under-23s 13/0
KL Rahul    7* (20b 1x4)      A Karn    3-0-9-0
UBT Chand    6* (10b 1x4)      P Khadka    2-1-4-0

5.1

Khadka to Rahul, SIX, banged in short, not much pace on the ball, Rahul goes back and pulls it over deep sqaure leg for a maximum

5.2

Khadka to Rahul, 1 run, angling in on middle and leg stump, works to mid wicket

5.3

Khadka to Chand, 1 run, fuller on the pads, flicks between mid on and mid wicket

5.4

Khadka to Rahul, no run, defended to onside

5.5

Khadka to Rahul, no run, punched of the backfoot to extra covers

5.6

Khadka to Rahul, no run, goes back and opens the face of the bat to point region

End of over 6 (8 runs) India Under-23s 21/0
KL Rahul    14* (25b 1x4 1x6)      P Khadka    3-1-12-0
UBT Chand    7* (11b 1x4)      A Karn    3-0-9-0

6.1

Karn to Chand, no run, angling away, Chand reaches for it and gets an inside edge on to his pads

6.2

Karn to Chand, no run, watchfully played of the frontfoot to offside

6.3

Karn to Chand, no run, driven back to bowler

6.4

Karn to Chand, no run, punched to covers

6.5

Karn to Chand, no run, shaping in, Chand stands tall and drives back to bowler

6.6

Karn to Chand, no run, goes back and punches to covers

End of over 7 (maiden) India Under-23s 21/0
UBT Chand    7* (17b 1x4)      A Karn    4-1-9-0
KL Rahul    14* (25b 1x4 1x6)      P Khadka    3-1-12-0

7.1

Khadka to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

7.2

Khadka to Rahul, no run, angling in, goes for a flick and missed it

7.3

Khadka to Rahul, 1 run, full on off stump, Rahul comes forward and punches it to covers

7.4

Khadka to Chand, no run, pushed to mid on

7.5

Khadka to Chand, no run, goes back and drives to covers

7.6

Khadka to Chand, no run, room outside off, tries to cut of the frontfoot, didnt timed it well enough to go past the cover fielder

End of over 8 (1 run) India Under-23s 22/0
UBT Chand    7* (20b 1x4)      P Khadka    4-1-13-0
KL Rahul    15* (28b 1x4 1x6)      A Karn    4-1-9-0

8.1

Karn to Rahul, no run, punched of the backfoot to mid off

8.2

Karn to Rahul, no run, drives to covers

8.3

Karn to Rahul, FOUR, leans for powerfull drive, pitched outside off, drives to extra cover boundary

8.4

Karn to Rahul, no run, fuller on leg stump, appeal for leg before, going down the leg side

8.5

Karn to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

8.6

Karn to Rahul, no run, on the pads, works to mid wicket

End of over 9 (4 runs) India Under-23s 26/0
KL Rahul    19* (34b 2x4 1x6)      A Karn    5-1-13-0
UBT Chand    7* (20b 1x4)      P Khadka    4-1-13-0

9.1

Khadka to Chand, 1 run, bowled on the pads, flicks to fine leg for a single

9.2

Khadka to Rahul, no run, pushed of the backfoot to offside

9.3

Khadka to Rahul, no run, bit short on off stump, Rahul goes back and glides to point

9.4

Khadka to Rahul, 1 run, works to mid wicket for a single

9.5

Khadka to Chand, no run, short and wide , Chand goes for cut, gets a inside edge to keeper

9.6

Khadka to Chand, no run, defended to short covers

End of over 10 (2 runs) India Under-23s 28/0
UBT Chand    8* (23b 1x4)      P Khadka    5-1-15-0
KL Rahul    20* (37b 2x4 1x6)      A Karn    5-1-13-0

10.1

Karn to Rahul, no run, pushed back to bowler

10.2

Karn to Rahul, 1 run, drives to covers, fielder mis-fields it, and batsman takes a easy single

10.3

Karn to Chand, no run, defended of the backfooot to offside

10.4

Karn to Chand, 1 run

10.5

Karn to Rahul, no run

10.6

Karn to Rahul, no run

End of over 11 (2 runs) India Under-23s 30/0
KL Rahul    21* (41b 2x4 1x6)      A Karn    6-1-15-0
UBT Chand    9* (25b 1x4)      P Khadka    5-1-15-0

11.1

Regmi to Chand, no run, outside off, leaves it to keeper

11.2

Regmi to Chand, no run, flighted on off stump, opens the face of the bat

11.3

Regmi to Chand, 2 runs, bit short, goes back and tries to cut, gets a bottom to thirdman for a couple

11.4

Regmi to Chand, FOUR, fuller on off stump, reaches for the pitch of the ball and lofts over bowlers head

11.5

Regmi to Chand, no run, left alone

11.6

Regmi to Chand, SIX, filghts on leg stump, was there to hit, Chand goes on his knees and slogs over mid wicket

End of over 12 (12 runs) India Under-23s 42/0
UBT Chand    21* (31b 2x4 1x6)      B Regmi    1-0-12-0
KL Rahul    21* (41b 2x4 1x6)      A Karn    6-1-15-0

12.1

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, drives along the ground to extra covers

12.2

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, flicks to deep square

12.3

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, fuller on middle and leg, drives to long on for a single

12.4

Sagar Pun to Chand, no run, gives bit air, Chand reaches fot it and drives to covers

12.5

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, driven to long on

12.6

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, puched to mid wicket

End of over 13 (4 runs) India Under-23s 46/0
KL Rahul    23* (44b 2x4 1x6)      Sagar Pun    1-0-4-0
UBT Chand    23* (34b 2x4 1x6)      B Regmi    1-0-12-0

13.1

Regmi to Chand, SIX, Regmi is getting some treatment from Chand here, bowls full on legs, sweeps it over mid wicket

13.2

Regmi to Chand, 1 run, goes back and cuts to sweeper cover

13.3

Regmi to Rahul, no run, comes forward and edfends to offside

13.4

Regmi to Rahul, no run, punches of the backfoot to covers

13.5

Regmi to Rahul, no run, drives to point fielder

13.6

Regmi to Rahul, no run, bit shorter on stumps, had no room to cut, goes back and glides to short thirdman

End of over 14 (7 runs) India Under-23s 53/0
KL Rahul    23* (48b 2x4 1x6)      B Regmi    2-0-19-0
UBT Chand    30* (36b 2x4 2x6)      Sagar Pun    1-0-4-0

14.1

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, drives to long on for a single

14.2

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, works it to mid wicket

14.3

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, filcks to onside

14.4

Sagar Pun to Rahul, FOUR, half volley on off stump, Rahul drives through covers

14.5

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, punched to long on

14.6

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, bit short on leg stump, rocks back and flicks to deep square leg

End of over 15 (7 runs) India Under-23s 60/0
UBT Chand    32* (38b 2x4 2x6)      Sagar Pun    2-0-11-0
KL Rahul    28* (52b 3x4 1x6)      B Regmi    2-0-19-0

15.1

Regmi to Chand, no run, flatter and quicker through the air, tries to cut of the backfoot, didn't time it well

15.2

Regmi to Chand, FOUR, goes for a sweep shot, connects it well to go past square leg

15.3

Regmi to Chand, no run, punched to covers

15.4

Regmi to Chand, SIX, tossed up, Chand reaches to the pitch of the ball and launches it over long off

15.5

Regmi to Chand, no run, goes back and cuts to point

15.6

Regmi to Chand, no run, played back to bowler

End of over 16 (10 runs) India Under-23s 70/0
UBT Chand    42* (44b 3x4 3x6)      B Regmi    3-0-29-0
KL Rahul    28* (52b 3x4 1x6)      Sagar Pun    2-0-11-0

16.1

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, leans forward and pushed to bowler

16.2

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, works to mid wicket

16.3

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, driven along the ground to long off

16.4

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, comes forward and punches it to long on

16.5

Sagar Pun to Chand, no run, pushed back to bowler

16.6

Sagar Pun to Chand, no run, wachfully defended to onside

End of over 17 (3 runs) India Under-23s 73/0
UBT Chand    43* (47b 3x4 3x6)      Sagar Pun    3-0-14-0
KL Rahul    30* (55b 3x4 1x6)      B Regmi    3-0-29-0

17.1

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, drives to covers

17.2

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, flighted delivery, Rahul drives to left of covers

17.3

Gauchan to Chand, no run, defends to off side

17.4

Gauchan to Chand, 1 run, bowling slower through the air, makes batsman to wait, Chand drives to long off

17.5

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

sostika: "this is a important match for Nepal and a good experience as well. They have two world cup qualifiers to play and this match will give then enough experience to be able to compete against the top teams."

Baburam Bhattarai: "It has always been a dream of Nepali players to play against cricketing giant and their neighbour India. I hope our spinners will hold on to their performance. Let's see if today is the day."

17.6

Gauchan to Chand, no run, comes forward and defends to covers

Match State: Drinks

End of over 18 (3 runs) India Under-23s 76/0
UBT Chand    44* (50b 3x4 3x6)      SP Gauchan    1-0-3-0
KL Rahul    32* (58b 3x4 1x6)      Sagar Pun    3-0-14-0

18.1

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, fuller on off stump, driven firmly to covers

18.2

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, on pads works to mid wicket

18.3

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, defends to onside

18.4

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, defended under his eyes

18.5

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 2 runs, paddles it over fine leg for a coupe

18.6

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, outside off stump, leans for it and gets beaten for pace

End of over 19 (2 runs) India Under-23s 78/0
KL Rahul    34* (64b 3x4 1x6)      Sagar Pun    4-0-16-0
UBT Chand    44* (50b 3x4 3x6)      SP Gauchan    1-0-3-0

19.1

Gauchan to Chand, no run, goes back and drives back to bowler

19.2

Gauchan to Chand, no run, defends to offside

19.3

Gauchan to Chand, no run, defends to off side of frontfoot

19.4

Gauchan to Chand, 1 run, punched it to long off

19.5

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, goes back and plays it late and opens the face of the bat to offside

19.6

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

End of over 20 (1 run) India Under-23s 79/0
KL Rahul    34* (66b 3x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    2-0-4-0
UBT Chand    45* (54b 3x4 3x6)      Sagar Pun    4-0-16-0

20.1

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, bowls on the pads, flicks it square leg, calls for a quick single

20.2

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, comes forward and pushed to bowler

20.3

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 2 runs, paddles it from outsifde off stump for a couple

20.4

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 2 runs, reverse sweeps to thirdman for a couple

20.5

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, rocks back and drives to long off

20.6

Sagar Pun to Chand, 2 runs, now Chand plays a unorthodox short, half sweep and half paddle over short fine leg

End of over 21 (8 runs) India Under-23s 87/0
UBT Chand    48* (56b 3x4 3x6)      Sagar Pun    5-0-24-0
KL Rahul    39* (70b 3x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    2-0-4-0

21.1

Gauchan to Rahul, FOUR, bowls it short, Rahul goes back and hoicks it over deep mid wicket

21.2

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

21.3

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, cuts of the backfoot to point fielder

21.4

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, drives to sweeper cover

21.5

Gauchan to Chand, no run, takes a couple of steps forward, punches it to cover

21.6

Gauchan to Chand, no run, comes down the trak and pushed to mid midwicket

End of over 22 (5 runs) India Under-23s 92/0
UBT Chand    48* (58b 3x4 3x6)      SP Gauchan    3-0-9-0
KL Rahul    44* (74b 4x4 1x6)      Sagar Pun    5-0-24-0

22.1

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

22.2

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, drives of the backfoot to sweeper cover

22.3

Sagar Pun to Chand, no run, full outside off, leaves it alone and watches it to the keeper gloves

22.4

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, driven to long on

22.5

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, defends of the backfoot gets a thick outside edge to past short thirdman

22.6

Sagar Pun to Chand, no run, punches it of the backfoot to point

End of over 23 (3 runs) India Under-23s 95/0
UBT Chand    49* (61b 3x4 3x6)      Sagar Pun    6-0-27-0
KL Rahul    46* (77b 4x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    3-0-9-0

23.1

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, bowled slower through the air, goes back and defends it to off side

23.2

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, driven to cover fielder

23.3

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, arm ball, was bit shorter in length, rocks back and punches it to long on

23.4

Gauchan to Chand, no run, played to mid wicket

23.5

Gauchan to Chand, 1 run, leans forward and drives firmly it to long off, Chand reaches to his 50!

23.6

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, flicked to deep mid wicket

End of over 24 (3 runs) India Under-23s 98/0
KL Rahul    48* (81b 4x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    4-0-12-0
UBT Chand    50* (63b 3x4 3x6)      Sagar Pun    6-0-27-0

24.1

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, used his feet, drives it long on

24.2

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, comes forward and drives it long off

24.3

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 wide, down the leg side and called wide

24.3

Sagar Pun to Rahul, 1 run, flicks it to square leg, with that single rahul reaches his 50!

24.4

Sagar Pun to Chand, 1 run, worked on his pads to deep square leg

24.5

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, defends to offside

24.6

Sagar Pun to Rahul, no run, comes forward and opens the face of the bat to point

End of over 25 (5 runs) India Under-23s 103/0
KL Rahul    50* (85b 4x4 1x6)      Sagar Pun    7-0-32-0
UBT Chand    52* (65b 3x4 3x6)      SP Gauchan    4-0-12-0

25.1

Gauchan to Chand, no run, defended of the frontfoot with pad and bat together

25.2

Gauchan to Chand, FOUR, bowls full on legs, Chand goes on his and sweeps it over mid wicket fence

25.3

Gauchan to Chand, 1 wide

25.3

Gauchan to Chand, no run, played back to bowler

25.4

Gauchan to Chand, no run, goes back and drives to covers

25.5

Gauchan to Chand, 1 run, quicker through the air, goes back and punches to long on

25.6

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, played to offside

End of over 26 (6 runs) India Under-23s 109/0
KL Rahul    50* (86b 4x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    5-0-18-0
UBT Chand    57* (70b 4x4 3x6)      Sagar Pun    7-0-32-0

26.1

Regmi to Chand, 1 run, armball, goes bcak and flicks it to mid wicket

26.2

Regmi to Rahul, no run, pushed to point, Rahul calls for a quick single, Chand sends him back

26.3

Regmi to Rahul, 1 run, tossed it up, used his feet and lofts it to long on

26.4

Regmi to Chand, no run, goes for a sweep shot, didn't time it well to go past short fine leg

26.5

Regmi to Chand, 1 run, goes for a slog over mid wicket, edges it in the air, luckily for Chand it falls in no mans land

26.6

Regmi to Rahul, FOUR, paddles it from the outsife off to go past short fine leg fielder

End of over 27 (7 runs) India Under-23s 116/0
KL Rahul    55* (89b 5x4 1x6)      B Regmi    4-0-36-0
UBT Chand    59* (73b 4x4 3x6)      SP Gauchan    5-0-18-0

27.1

Gauchan to Chand, no run, played back to bowler

27.2

Gauchan to Chand, no run, defends to off side

27.3

Gauchan to Chand, 2 runs, sweeps to fine leg for a couple

27.4

Gauchan to Chand, OUT, tries to sweeps from outside off, top edges it, keeper collects it in front of the stumps

UBT Chand c †Khakurel b Gauchan 61 (112m 77b 4x4 3x6) SR: 79.22

27.5

Gauchan to Juneja, 1 run, full outside off, leans forward to a extra cover drive

27.6

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, comes forward and defends to offside

End of over 28 (3 runs) India Under-23s 119/1
KL Rahul    55* (90b 5x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    6-0-21-1
MC Juneja    1* (1b)      B Regmi    4-0-36-0

28.1

Regmi to Juneja, no run, played of the backfoot to bowler

28.2

Regmi to Juneja, 1 run, on the pads, clips to mid wicket

28.3

Regmi to Rahul, no run, tosses it up, pushed to covers

28.4

Regmi to Rahul, no run, goes back and cuts back to point

28.5

Regmi to Rahul, 1 run, arm ball, and bowled bit quicker, edges the cut shot to go past short thirdman

28.6

Regmi to Juneja, no run, defends to offside

End of over 29 (2 runs) India Under-23s 121/1
MC Juneja    2* (4b)      B Regmi    5-0-38-0
KL Rahul    56* (93b 5x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    6-0-21-1

29.1

Gauchan to Rahul, 2 runs, sweeps it to deep square leg

29.2

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, drives to offside

29.3

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, defends to covers

29.4

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, goes on the knees for asweep shot, connets well but finds the fielder

29.5

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, punched of the backfoot to point

29.6

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, used his feet and chips over bowler head for a single

Harihar Sharma: "i think time to bring some changes in bowling now.maybe paras should go for prithu or part timer veswakar to get some wickets since the others are failing to provide wickets."

End of over 30 (3 runs) India Under-23s 124/1
KL Rahul    59* (99b 5x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    7-0-24-1
MC Juneja    2* (4b)      B Regmi    5-0-38-0

30.1

Baskota to Rahul, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover

30.2

Baskota to Juneja, 1 run, rocks back and flicks it to square leg

30.3

Baskota to Rahul, no run, punches it back to bowler

30.4

Baskota to Rahul, 1 run, punches it to long off for a single

30.5

Baskota to Juneja, no run, bowled bit shorter, Juneja goes back and punched it hard to left of the bowler

30.6

Baskota to Juneja, 1 run

End of over 31 (4 runs) India Under-23s 128/1
MC Juneja    4* (7b)      P Baskota    1-0-4-0
KL Rahul    61* (102b 5x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    7-0-24-1

31.1

Regmi to Juneja, 1 run, falls back and cuts in between point and covers for a single

31.2

Regmi to Rahul, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover

31.3

Regmi to Juneja, 1 run, fuller on stumps, makes room and played to covers for a single

31.4

Regmi to Rahul, FOUR, sweeps it over square leg, had full control of that shot

31.5

Regmi to Rahul, FOUR, goes on his knees swept over mid wicket for a boundary

31.6

Regmi to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

End of over 32 (11 runs) India Under-23s 139/1
KL Rahul    70* (106b 7x4 1x6)      B Regmi    6-0-49-0
MC Juneja    6* (9b)      P Baskota    1-0-4-0

32.1

Baskota to Juneja, 1 run, fuller on off stump, drives to long off

32.2

Baskota to Rahul, no run, tossed up delivery, makes batsman to wait, pushes it back to bowler

32.3

Baskota to Rahul, SIX, bowled short on middle and leg, had lot of time on that, Rahul goes back and pulls it over deep mid wicket for a maximum

32.4

Baskota to Rahul, no run, flicks it to mid wicket

32.5

Baskota to Rahul, no run, played back to bowler

32.6

Baskota to Rahul, 1 run, driven along the ground to long off

End of over 33 (8 runs) India Under-23s 147/1
KL Rahul    77* (111b 7x4 2x6)      P Baskota    2-0-12-0
MC Juneja    7* (10b)      B Regmi    6-0-49-0

33.1

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, played to covers of the backfoot

33.2

Gauchan to Rahul, no run, comes down the track, turns it to mid wicket

33.3

Gauchan to Rahul, 1 run, cuts of the backfoot to sweeper covers

33.4

Gauchan to Juneja, no run, punched it to offside

33.5

Gauchan to Juneja, no run

33.6

Gauchan to Juneja, no run, works it to onside

End of over 34 (1 run) India Under-23s 148/1
MC Juneja    7* (13b)      SP Gauchan    8-0-25-1
KL Rahul    78* (114b 7x4 2x6)      P Baskota    2-0-12-0

34.1

Baskota to Rahul, 1 run, leans back and punches it to long on for a single

34.2

Baskota to Juneja, no run, turned to square leg

34.3

Baskota to Juneja, 1 run, driven along the ground to long off

34.4

Baskota to Rahul, 1 run, pushes it to right of coevrs

34.5

Baskota to Juneja, no run, played back to bowler

34.6

Baskota to Juneja, no run, comes forward and opens the face of the bat to offside

Match State: Drinks

End of over 35 (3 runs) India Under-23s 151/1
MC Juneja    8* (17b)      P Baskota    3-0-15-0
KL Rahul    80* (116b 7x4 2x6)      SP Gauchan    8-0-25-1

35.1

Karn to Rahul, 2 runs, bowled bit short on the pad taps it mid wicket, calls for a couple

35.2

Karn to Rahul, 1 run, driven to lonmg off

35.3

Karn to Juneja, 1 run, drives firmly to extra covers

35.4

Karn to Rahul, no run, slower ball, batsman didnt read it, was bit early in his shot

35.5

Karn to Rahul, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

35.6

Karn to Juneja, no run, takes a couple of steps forward, gets beaten for the pace

End of over 36 (5 runs) India Under-23s 156/1
MC Juneja    9* (19b)      A Karn    7-1-20-0
KL Rahul    84* (120b 7x4 2x6)      P Baskota    3-0-15-0

36.1

Regmi to Rahul, no run, flatter and quicker through the air, batsman goes back to cut shot, didnt get the timing well enough to past the point fielder

36.2

Regmi to Rahul, FOUR, pitching on legs, Rahul paddles it over short fine leg for a boundary

36.3

Regmi to Rahul, OUT, fuller on stumps, makes room to play inside out short, was not in full control gives a simple catch to covers

KL Rahul c Malla b Regmi 88 (151m 123b 8x4 2x6) SR: 71.54

36.4

Regmi to Yadav, 1 run, of the mark straight away, bowled on off stump, drives to long off

36.5

Regmi to Juneja, OUT, didnt reach to the pitch of the ball, tries to lofts it over extra covers, couldnt clear long off fielder

MC Juneja c Sagar Pun b Regmi 9 (40m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 45.00

36.6

Regmi to Bawne, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

End of over 37 (6 runs) India Under-23s 162/3
AR Bawne    1* (1b)      B Regmi    7-0-55-2
SA Yadav    1* (1b)      A Karn    7-1-20-0

37.1

Vesawkar to Bawne, no run

37.2

Vesawkar to Bawne, no run, cuts of the backfoot to point

37.3

Vesawkar to Bawne, 1 run, quicker on the pads, flicks to short fine leg for a single

37.4

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run, played back to bowler

37.5

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run, quicker and flatter, with minimum foot work, played back to bowler

37.6

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run, defended to onside

End of over 38 (1 run) India Under-23s 163/3
SA Yadav    1* (4b)      S Vesawkar    1-0-1-0
AR Bawne    2* (4b)      B Regmi    7-0-55-2

38.1

Regmi to Bawne, no run, defends of the frontfoot to onside

38.2

Regmi to Bawne, FOUR, sweeps it over square leg for a boundary

38.3

Regmi to Bawne, 1 run, bowls bit slower, waited for it and punches it to long off

38.4

Regmi to Yadav, no run, cuts to the point fielder

38.5

Regmi to Yadav, no run, works it to mid wicket

38.6

Regmi to Yadav, 1 run, fuller on leg stump, drives to long on

End of over 39 (6 runs) India Under-23s 169/3
SA Yadav    2* (7b)      B Regmi    8-0-61-2
AR Bawne    7* (7b 1x4)      S Vesawkar    1-0-1-0

39.1

Vesawkar to Bawne, no run

39.2

Vesawkar to Bawne, 1 run

39.3

Vesawkar to Yadav, 4 wides

39.3

Vesawkar to Bawne, 1 run

39.4

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run

39.5

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run

39.6

Vesawkar to Yadav, 2 runs

End of over 40 (9 runs) India Under-23s 178/3
SA Yadav    9* (8b 1x4)      S Vesawkar    2-0-9-0
AR Bawne    5* (12b)      B Regmi    8-0-61-2

40.1

Sagar Pun to Bawne, no run, played to mid wicket

40.2

Sagar Pun to Bawne, 1 run, driven to long on

40.3

Sagar Pun to Yadav, 1 run, played with soft hands, calls for na quick single

40.4

Sagar Pun to Bawne, no run, pushed to covers

40.5

Sagar Pun to Bawne, 1 run, glides to short thirdman for single

40.6

Sagar Pun to Yadav, 1 run, taps to mid wicket

End of over 41 (4 runs) India Under-23s 182/3
SA Yadav    11* (10b 1x4)      Sagar Pun    8-0-36-0
AR Bawne    7* (16b)      S Vesawkar    2-0-9-0

41.1

Vesawkar to Yadav, 1 run, gives room outside off, taps to short thirdman

41.2

Vesawkar to Bawne, no run, cuts of the backfoot to point

41.3

Vesawkar to Bawne, no run, opens the face of the bat to offside

41.4

Vesawkar to Bawne, 1 run, driven to extra covers

41.5

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run, comes forward and goes for an expensive drive gets an inside edge to covers

41.6

Vesawkar to Yadav, 1 run, drives to long off for single

End of over 42 (3 runs) India Under-23s 185/3
SA Yadav    13* (13b 1x4)      S Vesawkar    3-0-12-0
AR Bawne    8* (19b)      Sagar Pun    8-0-36-0

42.1

Regmi to Yadav, FOUR, sweeps it from outside off stump, was in total control of it, goes past over short fine leg

42.2

Regmi to Yadav, no run, punched of the backfoot to covers

42.3

Regmi to Yadav, 2 runs, paddles it over kepper head for a couple

42.4

Regmi to Yadav, FOUR, defended of the backfoot, gets a outside edge, go past between keeper and short thirdman

42.5

Regmi to Yadav, no run, defendes to offside

42.6

Regmi to Yadav, no run, reaches to the pitch of the ball and punches it to covers

End of over 43 (10 runs) India Under-23s 195/3
SA Yadav    23* (19b 3x4)      B Regmi    9-0-71-2
AR Bawne    8* (19b)      S Vesawkar    3-0-12-0

43.1

Vesawkar to Bawne, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

43.2

Vesawkar to Yadav, no run, goes for a sweep, connect its well, went straight to short fine leg fielder

43.3

Vesawkar to Yadav, FOUR, slog sweeps to mid wicket, with couple of bounces

43.4

Vesawkar to Yadav, 1 run, moves outside off and paddles it to square leg

43.5

Vesawkar to Bawne, 1 run, cuts of the backfoot to sweeper cover

43.6

Vesawkar to Yadav, FOUR, scooped it from outside of stump to fine leg

End of over 44 (11 runs) India Under-23s 206/3
SA Yadav    32* (23b 5x4)      S Vesawkar    4-0-23-0
AR Bawne    10* (21b)      B Regmi    9-0-71-2

44.1

Gauchan to Bawne, no run, arm ball coming in, cuts to point fieloder

44.2

Gauchan to Bawne, 1 run, used his feet, and drives to long on

44.3

Gauchan to Yadav, no run, defended back to bowler

44.4

Gauchan to Yadav, 1 run, works on his pads to mid wicket

44.5

Gauchan to Bawne, 1 run, punceh it to covers, miss fields it, and takes a bonus run

44.6

Gauchan to Yadav, 1 run, sweeps in front of square for a single

End of over 45 (4 runs) India Under-23s 210/3
SA Yadav    34* (26b 5x4)      SP Gauchan    9-0-29-1
AR Bawne    12* (24b)      S Vesawkar    4-0-23-0

45.1

Karn to Yadav, no run, pushed back to bowler

45.2

Karn to Yadav, FOUR, scooped it over short fine for a boundary

45.3

Karn to Yadav, 1 run, on the pads, flicks to mid wicket

45.4

Karn to Bawne, 1 run, takes a couple of steps, and taps it to mid wicket

45.5

Karn to Yadav, 1 run, full on boots, manages to get some bat on it, takes a quick single

45.6

Karn to Bawne, 1 run, cut of the backfoot straight to fielder, throws at the stumps, no one to back up, takes a run

End of over 46 (8 runs) India Under-23s 218/3
AR Bawne    14* (26b)      A Karn    8-1-28-0
SA Yadav    40* (30b 6x4)      SP Gauchan    9-0-29-1

46.1

Gauchan to Bawne, 2 runs, waits and cuts to deep backward point for a couple

46.2

Gauchan to Bawne, 1 run, drop and run, played with soft hands to offside, takes a single

46.3

Gauchan to Yadav, SIX, glorious, pure timing on that, move towards leg stump, makes room and played a inside out shot over extra cover

46.4

Gauchan to Yadav, 1 run, hoicked to mid wicket

46.5

Gauchan to Bawne, 1 run, glides of the backfoot to point

46.6

Gauchan to Yadav, 2 runs, sweeps it over square leg for a couple, was in air for a while but in control of that shot

End of over 47 (13 runs) India Under-23s 231/3
SA Yadav    49* (33b 6x4 1x6)      SP Gauchan    10-0-42-1
AR Bawne    18* (29b)      A Karn    8-1-28-0

47.1

Karn to Bawne, 1 run, move towards off stump, and works it to long on for a single

47.2

Karn to Yadav, 1 run, slower ball on the pads, waits for it and taps for a single and brings up his 50

47.3

Karn to Bawne, no run, played back to bowler

47.4

Karn to Bawne, 2 runs, fuller on pads, slogs it to square for a couple, fielder fails to collect it neatly

47.5

Karn to Bawne, 1 run, flicked from his pads to mid wicket

47.6

Karn to Yadav, 1 run, flicks it from stumps to short fine leg

End of over 48 (6 runs) India Under-23s 237/3
SA Yadav    51* (35b 6x4 1x6)      A Karn    9-1-34-0
AR Bawne    22* (33b)      SP Gauchan    10-0-42-1

48.1

Regmi to Yadav, FOUR, sweeps it from outside off and go past over square leg

48.2

Regmi to Yadav, SIX, massive, Yadav is playing a blinder here, used his feet, got the pitch off the ball and lofts it over extra cover for a maximum

48.3

Regmi to Yadav, FOUR, takes a couple of steps forward, and convert it into full toss and sweeps it over deep square leg

48.4

Regmi to Yadav, OUT, bowled him! bowls fuller and flatter, Yadav looking for a switch hit but misses it completly and crashes the leg stump

SA Yadav b Regmi 65 (49m 39b 8x4 2x6) SR: 166.66

48.5

Regmi to Menaria, 1 wide, wide outside off, and umpire thinks it it was outside the wide line and calls it

48.5

Regmi to Menaria, 1 run, quicker through the air, drives to long off

48.6

Regmi to Bawne, 1 wide, wide on the leg stump now

48.6

Regmi to Bawne, 2 runs, works it between short fine leg and deep square leg for a couple

End of over 49 (19 runs) India Under-23s 256/4
AR Bawne    24* (34b)      B Regmi    10-0-90-3
AL Menaria    1* (1b)      A Karn    9-1-34-0

49.1

Karn to Menaria, 1 run, angling in to the lefthander, drives to long off for single

49.2

Karn to Bawne, 1 run, walking down the pitch and drives to long off

49.3

Karn to Menaria, 1 wide

49.3

Karn to Menaria, 1 run, glides to short thirdman fielder

49.4

Karn to Bawne, OUT, slower ball, tries to slog it over mid wicket, didnt time well enough to past fielder

AR Bawne c Mandal b Karn 25 (53m 36b 0x4 0x6) SR: 69.44

49.5

Karn to Menaria, 1 run

49.6

Karn to Aparajith, (no ball) 1 run, bowls full on leg stump, Aparajith clears his legs and drives to long on, free hit coming up

49.6

Karn to Menaria, 1 wide, bowls wide outside off and umpire calls it wide, free hit continues

49.6

Karn to Menaria, FOUR, over pitched on leg stump, Manaria hoicks it over deep mid wicket for one bounce boundary

So the Indian U-23s have managed a decent total on a batting wicket, openers laid the platform with century stand for other batsman to play freely, Captain Surya Kumar Yadav played a cameo at end, Nepal had control till the 40th over, last 10 overs they gave away 90 runs, didn't bowl to their field. Nepal has to bat well to win this match. Will be back in few mins do join us after the break.

End of over 50 (12 runs) India Under-23s 268/5
AL Menaria    8* (5b 1x4)      A Karn    10-1-46-1
B Aparajith    1* (1b)      B Regmi    10-0-90-3
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