Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup, 2013 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup - Group A

Nepal v Pakistan Under-23s

Pakistan Under-23s won by 9 wickets (with 101 balls remaining)

Hello, Good Morning welcome to the ESPN Cricinfo ball by ball coverge, After loosing to India U-23s, for Pakistan U-23s this game looks bit like must win game to be in safer side. Had a look at the pitch its little bit dry and the cracks are opening up, little bit of moisture in the wicket, it will be an another batting friendly, Captains who wins the toss have to bat first. Weather is good for today, its looks bright and sunny, little bit of humidity, as the day goes on it may get hotter.

sailesh: "its early morning here in Nepal and we are already in front of the text commentary television thank u cricinfo"

Toss coming up in few minutes, News from the center is that Pakistan U-23s won the toss and decided to field. Pakistan U-23s are unchanged from the last game, Nepal have made couple of changes.

Bishranta: "hope Nepal will play well today and gain experience which will be crucial for their world cup campaign."

Prabin Tamang: "If Nepal win the match they will built of the confident for upcoming tournament of T20 Qualifier which is going to held on UAE this November. Best of Luck Nepali Heroes."

Pawan Adhikari: "Early in the morning, Tea in one hand, Laptop on lap.... Desperately waiting for the match! Best of luck Nepalese,.."

0.1

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, on target, bowled on stumps, defends back to bowler

0.2

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, 2 runs, full on pads, flicks behing square for a couple

0.3

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, outside off, leaves it alone

0.4

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, defends from the crease, gets an inside edge on to his pads

0.5

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, defended back to bowler

0.6

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and glides to thirdman

End of over 1 (3 runs) Nepal 3/0
SP Khakurel    3* (6b)      Ehsan Adil    1-0-3-0
AK Mandal    0* (0b)     

1.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, angling in, after pitching held its line and goes away, batsman tries to defend of the backfoot and gets beaten

1.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, defended to covers

1.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, pushes to onside of the backfoot

1.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 2 runs, drives to backward point, fielder at point misfields

1.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, gets beaten outside off stump

1.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, defended to onside

End of over 2 (2 runs) Nepal 5/0
SP Khakurel    5* (12b)      Bilawal Bhatti    1-0-2-0
AK Mandal    0* (0b)      Ehsan Adil    1-0-3-0

2.1

Ehsan Adil to Mandal, no run, come forward for a defensive shot, gets beaten

2.2

Ehsan Adil to Mandal, no run, pushed to point

2.3

Ehsan Adil to Mandal, no run, defends back to bowler

2.4

Ehsan Adil to Mandal, no run, outside off stump, shouldered his arms to keeper

2.5

Ehsan Adil to Mandal, 1 run, bit shorter, goes back and glides to thirdman

2.6

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, goes back and leaves it alone

End of over 3 (1 run) Nepal 6/0
SP Khakurel    5* (13b)      Ehsan Adil    2-0-4-0
AK Mandal    1* (5b)      Bilawal Bhatti    1-0-2-0

3.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, banged in short, had some pace on that, batsman defends of the backfoot to point

3.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, bowled on the pads, taps to mid wicket

3.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, half volley, driven straight to covers

3.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, bit shorter on off stump, defended to onside

3.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, 1 run, angling away, goes back and glides to thirdman for a single

3.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, full on off stump, drives to extra covers

End of over 4 (2 runs) Nepal 8/0
SP Khakurel    6* (14b)      Bilawal Bhatti    2-0-4-0
AK Mandal    2* (10b)      Ehsan Adil    2-0-4-0

4.1

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, FOUR, gives room outside off stump to free his arms, batsman drives firmly to cover point

4.2

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run

4.3

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, FOUR, short and wide, rocks back and cuts its hard over point fielder

4.4

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, defended to offside of the backfoot

4.5

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, FOUR, full outside off, batsnman makes room and lofts over point

4.6

Ehsan Adil to Khakurel, no run, comes forward and opens the face of the bat to point

End of over 5 (12 runs) Nepal 20/0
SP Khakurel    18* (20b 3x4)      Ehsan Adil    3-0-16-0
AK Mandal    2* (10b)      Bilawal Bhatti    2-0-4-0

5.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, short of a length, around off stump, goes back and defends to offside

5.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, 1 wide, wide down the legside

5.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, comes forward and drives to covers

5.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket for a quick single

5.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, defended of the backfoot to offside

5.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, length ball, going away, batsman glides to thirdman

5.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, punched to covers

End of over 6 (3 runs) Nepal 23/0
AK Mandal    3* (14b)      Bilawal Bhatti    3-0-7-0
SP Khakurel    19* (22b 3x4)      Ehsan Adil    3-0-16-0

6.1

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, tossed up, was bit short, batsman goes back and cuts to point

6.2

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, defended of the frontfoot to offside

6.3

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, goes on knees for a sweep shot didnt connect well enough to go past short fine leg fielder

6.4

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, defends to onside

6.5

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, pushed to offside

6.6

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run

End of over 7 (maiden) Nepal 23/0
SP Khakurel    19* (28b 3x4)      Raza Hasan    1-1-0-0
AK Mandal    3* (14b)      Bilawal Bhatti    3-0-7-0

7.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, punched of the backfoot to covers

7.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, cuts of the backfoot to point

7.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, played to mid wicket

7.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, 2 runs, banged in short, played an upper cut, was in full control of that shot for a couple

7.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, fuller on off stump, driven to covers

7.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, over pitched and drives straight to mid off

End of over 8 (2 runs) Nepal 25/0
AK Mandal    5* (20b)      Bilawal Bhatti    4-0-9-0
SP Khakurel    19* (28b 3x4)      Raza Hasan    1-1-0-0

8.1

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, arm ball, goes back and defends

8.2

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, bit short, tries to cut gets beaten

8.3

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, FOUR, punched of the frontfoot to covers, had timed it well to reach boundary

8.4

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, gets beaten outside off

8.5

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, defends back to bowler

8.6

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, pushed to offside of the frontfoot

End of over 9 (4 runs) Nepal 29/0
SP Khakurel    23* (34b 4x4)      Raza Hasan    2-1-4-0
AK Mandal    5* (20b)      Bilawal Bhatti    4-0-9-0

9.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, no run, angling in, on the pads, works to square leg

9.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Mandal, OUT, short of a length delivery, reaches for a off drive, didnt time it well enough to go past cover fielder

AK Mandal c Azeem Ghumman b Bilawal Bhatti 5 (40m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 22.72

9.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Malla, 1 run, on the pads, goes back and flicks to fine leg

9.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, banged on short, batsman ducks it for a bouncer

9.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, defends of the frontfoot to point

9.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, was fuller on stumps, lofts over bowler for a single

End of over 10 (2 runs) Nepal 31/1
SP Khakurel    24* (37b 4x4)      Bilawal Bhatti    5-0-11-1
G Malla    1* (1b)      Raza Hasan    2-1-4-0

10.1

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 1 bye, tossed up, batsman goes for a lofted shot, missed it

10.2

Usman Qadir to Malla, no run, defended to offside

10.3

Usman Qadir to Malla, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

10.4

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, pushed to point

10.5

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, FOUR, short ball, goes back and pulls it over mid wicket

10.6

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, tries to defend of the backfoot, and gets beaten

End of over 11 (6 runs) Nepal 37/1
SP Khakurel    28* (41b 5x4)      Usman Qadir    1-0-5-0
G Malla    2* (3b)      Bilawal Bhatti    5-0-11-1

11.1

Hammad Azam to Malla, 1 run, bowled on the pads, flicks to fine leg

11.2

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, no run, tries to work it towards mid wicket, but gets hit the thigh pad

11.3

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, no run, defended back to bowler

11.4

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, no run, short and wide, tries to cut of the backfoot and gets beaten

11.5

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, SIX, banged in short, didn't had the pace to beat the batsman, Khakurel goes back and pulls it over deep square leg for maximum

11.6

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, no run, defended to onside

End of over 12 (7 runs) Nepal 44/1
SP Khakurel    34* (46b 5x4 1x6)      Hammad Azam    1-0-7-0
G Malla    3* (4b)      Usman Qadir    1-0-5-0

12.1

Usman Qadir to Malla, 1 run, tossed up around off stump, drives to sweeper covers

12.2

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, appeal for an leg before, comes forward and defends, inside edge on to his pads

12.3

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 1 run, clips to short fine leg

12.4

Usman Qadir to Malla, no run, pushed back to bowler

12.5

Usman Qadir to Malla, no run, opens the face of the bat towards point region

12.6

Usman Qadir to Malla, no run, defended back to bowler

End of over 13 (2 runs) Nepal 46/1
G Malla    4* (8b)      Usman Qadir    2-0-7-0
SP Khakurel    35* (48b 5x4 1x6)      Hammad Azam    1-0-7-0

13.1

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, (no ball) 1 run, glides to thirdman for a single, No-ball called for over stepping, free hit coming up

13.1

Hammad Azam to Malla, SIX, makes the full use of the free it, hoicks it over deep square leg for maximum

13.2

Hammad Azam to Malla, OUT, bowl kept low, batsman was late on the shot, and hit on pads, appeal for an lbw, umpire thinks it and given

G Malla lbw b Hammad Azam 10 (17m 10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

13.3

Hammad Azam to Khadka, no run, pushed to mid on

13.4

Hammad Azam to Khadka, 1 run, full on legs, flicked to deep square leg

13.5

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, no run, watchfully defended to covers

13.6

Hammad Azam to Khakurel, no run, fuller on off stump, goes for a off drive gets beaten

End of over 14 (9 runs) Nepal 55/2
SP Khakurel    36* (51b 5x4 1x6)      Hammad Azam    2-0-16-1
P Khadka    1* (2b)      Usman Qadir    2-0-7-0

14.1

Usman Qadir to Khadka, OUT, fuller on pads, played across the line, was hitting middle and leg

P Khadka lbw b Usman Qadir 1 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

14.2

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, 2 runs, short and wide, cuts of the backfoot to couple

14.3

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, played back to bowler

14.4

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, defended to onside

14.5

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, tosses it up, outside off stump and leaves it alone

14.6

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run

End of over 15 (2 runs) Nepal 57/3
B Bhandari    2* (5b)      Usman Qadir    3-0-9-1
SP Khakurel    36* (51b 5x4 1x6)      Hammad Azam    2-0-16-1

15.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, short and wide, rocks back cuts to deep point

15.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, no run, defends with the minimum footwork

15.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, 1 run, goes back and cuts over point fielder, was not in control of the shot

15.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defends to offside

15.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, FOUR, sweeps it over deep square leg for a boundary

15.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defends to offside

End of over 16 (6 runs) Nepal 63/3
SP Khakurel    41* (55b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    1-0-6-0
B Bhandari    3* (7b)      Usman Qadir    3-0-9-1

16.1

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, FOUR, goes on the knees for a sweep shot, connects it well enough to reach deep square leg boundary

16.2

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run

16.3

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, played it late and glides to short thirdman

16.4

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, defends back to bowler

16.5

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, short and wide, cuts of the backfoot to point fielder

16.6

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, again goes for a cut and gets beaten

Nishan: "Every Nepali's heart skips a bit whenever Paras Khadka is Out. That's exactly like the Indians used to be in tension,when Tendulkar used to be out. BUt Khakurel is still there. Lets hope for better! Jay Nepal"

End of over 17 (4 runs) Nepal 67/3
B Bhandari    7* (13b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    4-0-13-1
SP Khakurel    41* (55b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    1-0-6-0

17.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

17.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

17.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 leg bye

17.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, no run, defends to off side

17.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, no run, driven back to bowler

17.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, no run, pushed to covers

End of over 18 (1 run, maiden) Nepal 68/3
B Bhandari    7* (16b 1x4)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    2-1-6-0
SP Khakurel    41* (58b 6x4 1x6)      Usman Qadir    4-0-13-1

18.1

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, spin and bounce for Usman, comes forward for a defensive shot, gets beaten

18.2

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 1 run, sweeps it to deep square leg

18.3

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, outside off gets beaten

18.4

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, goes back for a cut shot and beaten

18.5

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, pushed to covers

18.6

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, googly! batsman didnt read that, was it on pads, appeal for an lbw, umpire indicates that it was going down the leg

End of over 19 (1 run) Nepal 69/3
B Bhandari    7* (20b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    5-0-14-1
SP Khakurel    42* (60b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    2-1-6-0

19.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, fuller on off stump, drives to offside

19.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defended back to bowler

19.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, goes back and late cuts to short thirdman

19.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, no run, tries to work from his pads, missed it

19.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, 1 run, sweeps it from outside off stump to deepsquare leg

19.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, appeals for a lbw, goes on knees for a sweep shot, missed it, probably struck outside off stump

End of over 20 (2 runs) Nepal 71/3
SP Khakurel    43* (64b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    3-1-8-0
B Bhandari    8* (22b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    5-0-14-1

20.1

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, leaves it alone outside off

20.2

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, 1 run, driven along the ground to long off

20.3

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, fuller on off stump, slices it to point

20.4

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, comes forward and defends, gets a outside edge towards short thirdman

20.5

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 1 run, driven to sweeper covers

20.6

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, 2 runs, goes back and slashes it, gets a outside edge for a couple

End of over 21 (4 runs) Nepal 75/3
B Bhandari    11* (25b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    6-0-18-1
SP Khakurel    44* (67b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    3-1-8-0

21.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, pushed to point and calls for a quick single, non striker sends him back

21.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

21.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defends of the frontfoot, gets a outside edge towards short thirdman

21.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, punched to mid on

21.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, slices it between point and short thirdman for a couple

21.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, no run, goes back and opes the face of the bat towards point

End of over 22 (1 run) Nepal 76/3
B Bhandari    11* (26b 1x4)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    4-1-9-0
SP Khakurel    45* (72b 6x4 1x6)      Usman Qadir    6-0-18-1

22.1

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 1 run, drives along the ground to extra covers

22.2

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, pushed to offside

22.3

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, no run, played back to bowler

22.4

Usman Qadir to Bhandari, 1 run, taps to mid wicket for a single

22.5

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run

22.6

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, tossed it up, gets beaten outside off

End of over 23 (2 runs) Nepal 78/3
SP Khakurel    46* (75b 6x4 1x6)      Usman Qadir    7-0-20-1
B Bhandari    12* (29b 1x4)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    4-1-9-0

23.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, 1 run, goes back and cuts to deep backward point

23.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defended back to bowler

23.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, pushed to onside

23.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

23.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defended to offside

23.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, played back to bowler

End of over 24 (1 run) Nepal 79/3
SP Khakurel    46* (80b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    5-1-10-0
B Bhandari    13* (30b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    7-0-20-1

24.1

Babar Azam to Bhandari, no run, clips to square leg

24.2

Babar Azam to Bhandari, no run, defended back to bowler

24.3

Babar Azam to Bhandari, no run, taps to mid wicket

24.4

Babar Azam to Bhandari, no run, pushed to onside

24.5

Babar Azam to Bhandari, no run

24.6

Babar Azam to Bhandari, 1 run, bowled short on middle, goes back for a pull towards square leg

End of over 25 (1 run) Nepal 80/3
B Bhandari    14* (36b 1x4)      Babar Azam    1-0-1-0
SP Khakurel    46* (80b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    5-1-10-0

25.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, 1 run, defends of the frontfoot, gets an inside edge on to his pads

25.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, drives to cover fielder

25.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, pushed back to bowler

25.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, cuts hard towards backward point

25.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Bhandari, 1 leg bye

25.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, fuller on off stump, drives to long off

End of over 26 (4 runs) Nepal 84/3
SP Khakurel    48* (84b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    6-1-13-0
B Bhandari    15* (38b 1x4)      Babar Azam    1-0-1-0

26.1

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 1 run

26.2

Babar Azam to Bhandari, 1 run

26.3

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 1 run, played with soft hands, taps to mid wicket

26.4

Babar Azam to Bhandari, OUT, slogs for sweep over deep mid wicket, didnt get the timing well enough to go past the fielder

B Bhandari c Mohammad Nawaz b Babar Azam 16 (43m 40b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

26.5

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, defends back to bowler

26.6

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, 1 run, on the pads, clips to square leg

End of over 27 (5 runs) Nepal 89/4
S Vesawkar    1* (2b)      Babar Azam    2-0-5-1
SP Khakurel    50* (86b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    6-1-13-0

27.1

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run, defended to offside

27.2

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run, leans for a forward defensive

27.3

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run, outside off, left along

27.4

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run

27.5

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run, played with soft hands towards cover region

27.6

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run

End of over 28 (maiden) Nepal 89/4
S Vesawkar    1* (8b)      Raza Hasan    3-2-4-0
SP Khakurel    50* (86b 6x4 1x6)      Babar Azam    2-0-5-1

28.1

Babar Azam to Khakurel, no run, tries to defend off the backfoot gets a inside edge on ti his pads

28.2

Babar Azam to Khakurel, no run

28.3

Babar Azam to Khakurel, no run

28.4

Babar Azam to Khakurel, FOUR, driven firmly to covers, had enough bat on it to reah boundary

28.5

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 2 runs, goes back and cuts it fine towards thirdman for a couple

28.6

Babar Azam to Khakurel, no run, defended to onside

End of over 29 (6 runs) Nepal 95/4
SP Khakurel    56* (92b 7x4 1x6)      Babar Azam    3-0-12-1
S Vesawkar    1* (8b)      Raza Hasan    3-2-4-0

29.1

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, no run, pushed to covers

29.2

Raza Hasan to Vesawkar, 1 run, driven in the air to sweeper cover

29.3

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run

29.4

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, FOUR, rocks back, and late cuts to go past short thirdman boundary

29.5

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run

29.6

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run

End of over 30 (5 runs) Nepal 100/4
SP Khakurel    60* (96b 8x4 1x6)      Raza Hasan    4-2-9-0
S Vesawkar    2* (10b)      Babar Azam    3-0-12-1

30.1

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, defends back to bowler

30.2

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, comes forward and opens the face of the bat to short thirdman

30.3

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, clips to short fine leg

30.4

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, gets beaten of the backfoot

30.5

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, 1 run, rocks back and pulls it over mid wicket

30.6

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 1 wide, down the leg side, called wide

30.6

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 2 runs, drives slong the ground to sweeper cover for a couple

End of over 31 (4 runs) Nepal 104/4
SP Khakurel    62* (97b 8x4 1x6)      Babar Azam    4-0-16-1
S Vesawkar    3* (15b)      Raza Hasan    4-2-9-0

31.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Vesawkar, 1 run, short and wide, cuts to sweeper cover for a single

31.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

31.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

31.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, goes and cuts, gets an outside edge, and flies over short thirdman

31.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Vesawkar, 1 run, punched of the bcakfoot to covers

31.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, punched to covers

End of over 32 (3 runs) Nepal 107/4
SP Khakurel    63* (100b 8x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    7-1-16-0
S Vesawkar    5* (18b)      Babar Azam    4-0-16-1

32.1

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, 1 run, clips to square leg

32.2

Babar Azam to Khakurel, no run, defended of the backfoot

32.3

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 1 run, cuts to deep backward point

32.4

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, taps to mid wicket

32.5

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, 1 run, works towards mid wicket

32.6

Babar Azam to Khakurel, 1 run, flicks to short fine leg

End of over 33 (4 runs) Nepal 111/4
SP Khakurel    65* (103b 8x4 1x6)      Babar Azam    5-0-20-1
S Vesawkar    7* (21b)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    7-1-16-0

33.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, played to onside

33.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

33.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defended back to bowler

33.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, driven to covers

33.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 wide, down the leg side, called wide

33.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, 1 run, taps it point with soft hands and calls for a quick single

33.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Vesawkar, 1 run, worked to mid wicket

End of over 34 (3 runs) Nepal 114/4
S Vesawkar    8* (22b)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    8-1-19-0
SP Khakurel    66* (108b 8x4 1x6)      Babar Azam    5-0-20-1

34.1

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, on the pads, flicks to short fine leg

34.2

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, no run, pitching outside leg, appeal for an leg before, cant be given out

34.3

Babar Azam to Vesawkar, OUT, fuller on stumps, batsman drives to covers, fielder from covers throws the ball to bowler, striker looking for a single was out of the crease passes the ball to keeper

S Vesawkar run out 8 (23m 25b 0x4 0x6) SR: 32.00

34.4

Babar Azam to Sagar Pun, no run

34.5

Babar Azam to Sagar Pun, no run

34.6

Babar Azam to Sagar Pun, 1 run

End of over 35 (1 run) Nepal 115/5
Sagar Pun    1* (3b)      Babar Azam    6-0-21-1
SP Khakurel    66* (108b 8x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    8-1-19-0

35.1

Raza Hasan to Sagar Pun, FOUR, bowls on the pads, worked from the pads to fine leg boundary

35.2

Raza Hasan to Sagar Pun, OUT, bit off loop on that batsman gets beaten and over balanced

Sagar Pun st †Mohammad Rizwan b Raza Hasan 5 (5m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

35.3

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run

35.4

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, defends of the backfoot to onside

35.5

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, takes a few steps forward and defends

35.6

Raza Hasan to Regmi, 1 bye

End of over 36 (5 runs) Nepal 120/6
B Regmi    0* (4b)      Raza Hasan    5-2-13-1
SP Khakurel    66* (108b 8x4 1x6)      Babar Azam    6-0-21-1

36.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, no run, goes back and opens the face of the bat to point region

36.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, driven to mid off and calls for quick single

36.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, FOUR, lofts over extra covers for boundary

36.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, on the pads, tries to flick, gets a leading edge, falls in between mid wicket and long on fielders

36.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, no run, defends of the frontfoot to offside

36.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, no run, fuller on legs, hit on pads, appeals for an lbw, may be pitching outside leg stump

Match State: Drinks

End of over 37 (6 runs) Nepal 126/6
B Regmi    1* (8b)      Bilawal Bhatti    6-0-17-1
SP Khakurel    71* (110b 9x4 1x6)      Raza Hasan    5-2-13-1

37.1

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, gets beaten outside off

37.2

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, no run, goes back and opens the face of the bat to short thirdman

37.3

Raza Hasan to Khakurel, 1 run, punched of the backfoot to covers

37.4

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, defended to offside

37.5

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, defended back to bowler

37.6

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, bit shorter in line, goes back to work from his pads, missed it, hit on to his thigh pad and just fell short of the stumps

End of over 38 (1 run) Nepal 127/6
B Regmi    1* (11b)      Raza Hasan    6-2-14-1
SP Khakurel    72* (113b 9x4 1x6)      Bilawal Bhatti    6-0-17-1

38.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, pulls of the backt to mid wicket

38.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, driven firmly to long on

38.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, fuller outside off, drives to point area

38.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, 1 run, over pitched, makes room and slices towards thirdman

38.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, clips of the hips in front of square

38.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Khakurel, no run, banged in short, was there to be hit, but didnt connects it

End of over 39 (4 runs) Nepal 131/6
SP Khakurel    74* (117b 9x4 1x6)      Bilawal Bhatti    7-0-21-1
B Regmi    3* (13b)      Raza Hasan    6-2-14-1

39.1

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, defended of the backfoot to onside

39.2

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, played back to bowler

39.3

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, comes forward and drives to covers

39.4

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, pushed to offside

39.5

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run

39.6

Raza Hasan to Regmi, FOUR, goes back and opens the face of the bat and beats the short thirdman for boundary

End of over 40 (4 runs) Nepal 135/6
B Regmi    7* (19b 1x4)      Raza Hasan    7-2-18-1
SP Khakurel    74* (117b 9x4 1x6)      Bilawal Bhatti    7-0-21-1

40.1

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, flights outside off and defends to offside

40.2

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 2 runs, flipper, bowled it short, goes back and tries to pull, top edged to long on fielder, usman at long on drops a sitter

40.3

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, 2 runs, on the pads, clips to short fine leg, calls for a quick single, fielder had a shy at stumps, misses and takes an overthrow

40.4

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, bowled a bit faster, goes back and taps it to short thirdman

40.5

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run, goes on the knees for a sweep shot, misses it, an appeal for lbw, was miising leg stump

40.6

Usman Qadir to Khakurel, no run

End of over 41 (4 runs) Nepal 139/6
SP Khakurel    78* (123b 9x4 1x6)      Usman Qadir    8-0-24-1
B Regmi    7* (19b 1x4)      Raza Hasan    7-2-18-1

41.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, 1 run, used his feet, reaches to the pitch of the ball and drives to long off

41.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, defended back to bowler

41.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run, sweeps it from outside off stump, gets an inside edge towards short fine leg

41.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, no run

41.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Khakurel, OUT, tries the reverse shot, gets an top edge to short thirdman fielder

SP Khakurel c Babar Azam b Mohammad Nawaz 78 (176m 127b 9x4 1x6) SR: 61.41

41.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Gauchan, 1 run, full toss on off stump, driven to long off

End of over 42 (2 runs) Nepal 141/7
SP Gauchan    1* (1b)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    9-1-21-1
B Regmi    8* (20b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    8-0-24-1

42.1

Usman Qadir to Gauchan, no run, gets beaten outside off

42.2

Usman Qadir to Gauchan, no run, tries to slog, gets a top edge, keeper comes in for a catch in front of the stumps but didnt carry

42.3

Usman Qadir to Gauchan, no run

42.4

Usman Qadir to Gauchan, 1 run, pushed to offside for a single

42.5

Usman Qadir to Regmi, no run

42.6

Usman Qadir to Regmi, 1 run, driven to long off

End of over 43 (2 runs) Nepal 143/7
B Regmi    9* (22b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    9-0-26-1
SP Gauchan    2* (5b)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    9-1-21-1

43.1

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, no run, flights it, batsman used his feet, didnt get to pitch of the ball, gives bowler a catching practise, Nawaz drops a sitter

43.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, 1 wide

43.2

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, no run, clipped to onside

43.3

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, no run, defends of the frontfoot to onside

43.4

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, no run, works from his pads to short fine leg

43.5

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, no run, played back to bowler

43.6

Mohammad Nawaz to Regmi, no run, defends to offsife of backfoot

End of over 44 (1 run) Nepal 144/7
B Regmi    9* (28b 1x4)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    10-1-22-1
SP Gauchan    2* (5b)      Usman Qadir    9-0-26-1

44.1

Usman Qadir to Gauchan, OUT, tossed up in the air, it bounced after pitching, batsman pokes at it, gets an inside edge on to his pads and carries to point fielder

SP Gauchan c Azeem Ghumman b Usman Qadir 2 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

44.2

Usman Qadir to Sawad, no run, defended back to bowler

44.3

Usman Qadir to Sawad, no run, pushed to covers

44.4

Usman Qadir to Sawad, no run, clipped to square leg

44.5

Usman Qadir to Sawad, no run

44.6

Usman Qadir to Sawad, 1 wide

44.6

Usman Qadir to Sawad, no run, outside off, searches for a off drive, get beaten

End of over 45 (1 run) Nepal 145/8
C Sawad    0* (5b)      Usman Qadir    10-0-27-2
B Regmi    9* (28b 1x4)      Mohammad Nawaz (3)    10-1-22-1

45.1

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, pushed to offside

45.2

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, played back to bowler

45.3

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, defends and gets beaten

45.4

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run, turned to square leg

45.5

Raza Hasan to Regmi, 1 run, on the pads, flicked to deep sqaue leg

45.6

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run, pushed back to bowler

End of over 46 (1 run) Nepal 146/8
C Sawad    0* (6b)      Raza Hasan    8-2-19-1
B Regmi    10* (33b 1x4)      Usman Qadir    10-0-27-2

46.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, fuller on leg stump, tries to make room and looks for drive, gets a inside edge towards deep square leg

46.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Sawad, 1 leg bye, pitched out the leg stump, hit on pads, takes a legbye

46.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, no run, driven to cover point

46.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, full toss, driven straight to covers, calls for a quick single

46.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Sawad, no run, angling in to his pads, batsman tries to flick and gets a thick inside edge on his pads

46.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Sawad, no run, worked to mid wicket, had no timing on that

End of over 47 (3 runs) Nepal 149/8
C Sawad    0* (9b)      Bilawal Bhatti    8-0-23-1
B Regmi    12* (36b 1x4)      Raza Hasan    8-2-19-1

47.1

Raza Hasan to Regmi, 1 run, played to covers

47.2

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run, defended to onside

47.3

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run, played back to bowler

47.4

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run

47.5

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run, tries to slog, and gets beaten

47.6

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run, pushed to covers

End of over 48 (1 run) Nepal 150/8
C Sawad    0* (14b)      Raza Hasan    9-2-20-1
B Regmi    13* (37b 1x4)      Bilawal Bhatti    8-0-23-1

48.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, flicked to square leg

48.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Sawad, 1 run, full on the pads, clips to mid wicket

48.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, no run, played with soft hands, to offside, calls for a quick single, non striker sends him back

48.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 wide, banged in short, batsman ducks under it, calls wide for height

48.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, no run, oh what was that! bowled a full toss around waist height with full pace on it, batsman couldnt even sight the ball

48.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Regmi, 1 run, moves away from stumps, driven to long on for a single

48.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Sawad, 1 leg bye, hit on pads, runs for a legbye

End of over 49 (5 runs) Nepal 155/8
C Sawad    1* (16b)      Bilawal Bhatti    9-0-27-1
B Regmi    15* (41b 1x4)      Raza Hasan    9-2-20-1

49.1

Raza Hasan to Sawad, no run, tossed up, goes for an drive, missed it

49.2

Raza Hasan to Sawad, OUT, tries to slog it over deep mid wicket, didnt get the timing right, was in the air for a long time, fielder came in couple of steps in and took a easy catch

C Sawad c sub (Mohammad Waqas (2)) b Raza Hasan 1 (22m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 5.55

49.3

Raza Hasan to Regmi, no run

49.4

Raza Hasan to Regmi, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives to long on

49.5

Raza Hasan to Karn, no run, defended back to bowler

49.6

Raza Hasan to Karn, OUT, tosses it up, batsman reaches for it, got imbalanced and his foot was in the air, keeper collects it neatly and dislodges the bails

A Karn st †Mohammad Rizwan b Raza Hasan 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

So the Pakistan U-23s bowlers have done the job for them, got the early early breakthrough and picked up wickets at regular intervals, Nepal batsman couldn't find it easy to handle the Pakistan U-23s side bowling attack. Now its up to Pakistan U-23s to do the job. Do join us for the Pakistan U-23s chase in few minutes.

Manish: "This kind of batting performance will never take Nepali Team to next level. . .it's truth but everyone must accept. Not a competitive score at all but still hope for some magic from the Nepali Bowlers. Jai Nepal!!"

End of over 50 (1 run) Nepal 156/10
     Raza Hasan    10-2-21-3
B Regmi    16* (43b 1x4)      Bilawal Bhatti    9-0-27-1
Tournament Results
India U-23s v Pak U-23s at Singapore - Aug 25, 2013
India U-23s won by 9 wickets (with 98 balls remaining)
India U-23s v U.A.E. at Singapore - Aug 23, 2013
India U-23s won by 46 runs
Pak U-23s v SL U-23s at Singapore - Aug 23, 2013
Pak U-23s won by 1 wicket (with 7 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v India U-23s at Singapore - Aug 22, 2013
Afghanistan won by 28 runs
Bdesh U-23s v U.A.E. at Singapore - Aug 22, 2013
U.A.E. won by 59 runs
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Photos

Aug 21, 2013

Babar Azam made an unbeaten 100 for Pakistan Under-23, Nepal v Pakistan Under-23, Group A, Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup, Singapore, August 21, 2013

Babar Azam made an unbeaten 100 for Pakistan Under-23

© ACC/Mithilesh Mishra

Aug 21, 2013

Basant Regmi steers it to the off side, Nepal v Pakistan Under-23, Group A, Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup, Singapore, August 21, 2013

Basant Regmi steers it to the off side

© ACC/Mithilesh Mishra