Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates, 2013/14 / Commentary

Afghanistan v Kenya T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Afghanistan v Kenya

Kenya won by 34 runs

0.1

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, FOUR, fuller length, booming drive through covers, great start by Kenya!!

0.2

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, short of good length, moving away, manages not to get a bat to it

0.3

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, short ball again, pitched middle, backfoot defense

0.4

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, short and wide, Collins tries to cut, beaten

0.5

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, comes down the track, plays a square drive to point

0.6

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, pitched middle, forward defense

End of over 1 (4 runs) Kenya 4/0
CO Obuya    4* (6b 1x4)      Shapoor Zadran    1-0-4-0
NN Odhiambo    0* (0b)     

1.1

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, 2 runs, hamid steaming, balls down leg stump, thick inside edge to deep square leg!

1.2

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, no run, offstump ball, frontfoot defense

1.3

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, 1 leg bye

1.4

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, FOUR, yorker length, quick delivery, Collins manages to keep it away, ball races to deep square leg

1.5

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, 1 run, back of length, cut shot on the backfoot to thirdman

1.6

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, leg stump ball, lofted shot to deep square leg

End of over 2 (9 runs) Kenya 13/0
NN Odhiambo    3* (4b)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-8-0
CO Obuya    9* (8b 2x4)      Shapoor Zadran    1-0-4-0

2.1

Shapoor Zadran to NN Odhiambo, no run, short ball, backfoot defense

2.2

Shapoor Zadran to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, backfoot defense to short covers, batsmen run hard, shy at the stumps, just missed!

2.3

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, 1 run, off stump ball, collins takes a few steps, cuts it fine to thirdman

2.4

Shapoor Zadran to NN Odhiambo, 3 runs, pull shot to mid-on, ball in the air, just inches away from Shehzad who dives, Great effort!

2.5

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, driven to point

2.6

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, 4 runs

End of over 3 (9 runs) Kenya 22/0
CO Obuya    14* (11b 2x4)      Shapoor Zadran    2-0-13-0
NN Odhiambo    7* (7b)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-8-0

3.1

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, 5 wides, down leg stump

3.1

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, no run

3.2

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, no run

3.3

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, slower ball driven to midwicket, inside edge to leg side

3.4

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, FOUR, fast ball, banged in short, Collins tries to pull, gets a thick outside edge over slips to thirdman

3.5

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, 1 run, slower ball, driven to mid-off

3.6

Hamid Hassan to NN Odhiambo, FOUR, fuller ball, lofted over the infield over covers, Couple bounces to the fence!!

End of over 4 (15 runs) Kenya 37/0
NN Odhiambo    12* (11b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-23-0
CO Obuya    19* (13b 3x4)      Shapoor Zadran    2-0-13-0

4.1

Amir Hamza to Obuya, no run, slightly short driven back to Hotak

4.2

Amir Hamza to Obuya, no run, sort ball, cut to covers

4.3

Amir Hamza to Obuya, 2 runs, short ball, collins waits for it, places it through the gap on the off side

4.4

Amir Hamza to Obuya, no run, short ball, cut to covers

4.5

Amir Hamza to Obuya, 2 runs, short ball,pitched middle, pull to midwicket

4.6

Amir Hamza to Obuya, FOUR, poor delivery again, short ball, Collins rocks back and slashes it through extra covers!

End of over 5 (8 runs) Kenya 45/0
CO Obuya    27* (19b 4x4)      Amir Hamza    1-0-8-0
NN Odhiambo    12* (11b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-23-0

5.1

Mirwais Ashraf to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, short of good length, backfoot defense to midwicket

5.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Obuya, 1 leg bye, down leg stump

5.3

Mirwais Ashraf to NN Odhiambo, FOUR, short of good length, Odhiambo stands tall and cuts it fine through to backward point!!

5.4

Mirwais Ashraf to NN Odhiambo, FOUR, short in length again, punchy drive on the backfoot, past the bowler to long-off!!

5.5

Mirwais Ashraf to NN Odhiambo, no run, incoming ball, beaten, almost cleaned him up

5.6

Mirwais Ashraf to NN Odhiambo, FOUR, fuller length, Odhimabo smashes it through the off side, ball in no time races to extra covers!!

End of over 6 (14 runs) Kenya 59/0
NN Odhiambo    25* (16b 4x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-13-0
CO Obuya    27* (20b 4x4)      Amir Hamza    1-0-8-0

6.1

Mohammad Nabi to Obuya, 1 run, pitched middle, steered to the on-side

6.2

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, no run, flighted ball, tries a slog sweep, betaen

6.3

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, slightly quick, Nehemia comes down and slices to long-off

6.4

Mohammad Nabi to Obuya, 1 run, pitched middl, steered to square leg

6.5

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, no run

6.6

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, no run, leg stump ball, misses a slog, inside edge to fine leg

End of over 7 (3 runs) Kenya 62/0
NN Odhiambo    26* (20b 4x4)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-3-0
CO Obuya    29* (22b 4x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-13-0

7.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Obuya, FOUR, short ball, collins cuts it through the gap between gully and point, no chance for the feilders!!

7.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Obuya, 1 run, driven to extra covers

7.3

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, short ball, backfoot punch to extra covers

7.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Obuya, no run, quicker ball, misses a cut shot

7.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Obuya, no run, short and quick, beaten

7.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Obuya, no run, good ball this time, pitched middle, Collins gets a bat to it, fairly close!

End of over 8 (6 runs) Kenya 68/0
CO Obuya    34* (27b 5x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-6-0
NN Odhiambo    27* (21b 4x4)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-3-0

8.1

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, no run, pitched middle, struck on the pads, appeal, not out!

8.2

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, quicker ball, driven on the backfoot to covers

8.3

Mohammad Nabi to Obuya, (no ball) 1 run, loopy ball, sharp turn, nudge to midwicket

8.3

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, no run, quicker ball, tries a lofted shot over infield, misses

8.4

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, no run, quicker ball, cut shot, beaten

8.5

Mohammad Nabi to NN Odhiambo, 1 run, pitched middle, driven easily to mid-on

8.6

Mohammad Nabi to Obuya, 1 run

End of over 9 (5 runs) Kenya 73/0
CO Obuya    36* (29b 5x4)      Mohammad Nabi    2-0-8-0
NN Odhiambo    29* (26b 4x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-6-0

9.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Obuya, 1 run, cut shot to point

9.2

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, no run, quickish ball, beaten

9.3

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, SIX, slightly quick, Nehemia comes down and smashes it over long-off, ball sails over the sight screen!!

9.4

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, no run, quick ball, cut shot , beaten

9.5

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, SIX, leg stump ball, Nehemia comes down again, smashes it over long-on this time, what a shot, clearing the park, on to The busy street of Sharjah!!MASSIVE BLOW!!

9.6

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, 1 wide, huge one outside off stump

9.6

Samiullah Shenwari to NN Odhiambo, OUT, flighted ball, tries to loft over mid-off again, beaten, Bowled this time!!

NN Odhiambo b Samiullah Shenwari 41 (31b 4x4 2x6) SR: 132.25

End of over 10 (14 runs) Kenya 87/1
     Samiullah Shenwari    2-0-20-1
CO Obuya    37* (30b 5x4)      Mohammad Nabi    2-0-8-0

10.1

Amir Hamza to Obuya, 1 leg bye

10.2

Amir Hamza to Patel, SIX

10.3

Amir Hamza to Patel, 1 run

10.4

Amir Hamza to Obuya, 1 run

10.5

Amir Hamza to Patel, no run

10.6

Amir Hamza to Patel, 1 run

End of over 11 (10 runs) Kenya 97/1
RR Patel    8* (4b 1x6)      Amir Hamza    2-0-17-0
CO Obuya    38* (32b 5x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    2-0-20-1

11.1

Karim Sadiq to Patel, OUT, comes down the track , misses , Wk clips the bails!!

RR Patel st †Afsar Zazai b Karim Sadiq 8 (5b 0x4 1x6) SR: 160.00

11.2

Karim Sadiq to Karim, no run, driven back to karim

11.3

Karim Sadiq to Karim, no run, forward defense, beaten

11.4

Karim Sadiq to Karim, no run, quicker ball, uncomfortable forward defense

11.5

Karim Sadiq to Karim, no run, flighted ball, cut shot, nearly chopped it onto the stumps

11.6

Karim Sadiq to Karim, 1 run, cut shot through extra covers

End of over 12 (1 run) Kenya 98/2
IA Karim    1* (5b)      Karim Sadiq    1-0-1-1
CO Obuya    38* (32b 5x4)      Amir Hamza    2-0-17-0

12.1

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run

12.2

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run

12.3

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, 1 run, flighted ball, driven to long-on

12.4

Mohammad Nabi to Obuya, 1 run, pitched middle, steered to fine-leg

12.5

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run, flighted ball, sharp turn, beatenn

12.6

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run, pitched middle stries a reverse sweep, missess

End of over 13 (2 runs) Kenya 100/2
IA Karim    2* (10b)      Mohammad Nabi    3-0-10-0
CO Obuya    39* (33b 5x4)      Karim Sadiq    1-0-1-1

13.1

Karim Sadiq to Obuya, 1 run, nudge to midwicket

13.2

Karim Sadiq to Karim, 1 run, backfoot punch to midwicket

13.3

Karim Sadiq to Obuya, 1 run, slightly short, cut shot to thirdman

13.4

Karim Sadiq to Karim, no run, backfoot defense to covers

13.5

Karim Sadiq to Karim, 1 run, driven hard to covers, missfield, batsmen steal a run

13.6

Karim Sadiq to Obuya, 1 run, driven to long-on

End of over 14 (5 runs) Kenya 105/2
CO Obuya    42* (36b 5x4)      Karim Sadiq    2-0-6-1
IA Karim    4* (13b)      Mohammad Nabi    3-0-10-0

14.1

Mohammad Nabi to Obuya, 1 run, swept down to square leg

14.2

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run, flighted ball, beaten, Wk clips the bails, Appeal , NOT OUT!!

14.3

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run, off stump ball, reverse sweep, beaten

14.4

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, 2 runs, flighted ball, plays a lofted shot, gets a top edge to midwkcet, Asghar coming in drops a sitter!!

14.5

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, no run

14.6

Mohammad Nabi to Karim, 1 run, cut shot to thirdman

End of over 15 (4 runs) Kenya 109/2
IA Karim    7* (18b)      Mohammad Nabi    4-0-14-0
CO Obuya    43* (37b 5x4)      Karim Sadiq    2-0-6-1

15.1

Karim Sadiq to Karim, no run, cut shot to short thirdman

15.2

Karim Sadiq to Karim, SIX, flighted ball, smashed over midwicket by young Karim

15.3

Karim Sadiq to Karim, 1 run, late cut to thirdman

15.4

Karim Sadiq to Obuya, no run, slightly quick, forward defense

15.5

Karim Sadiq to Obuya, no run, driven back to karim

15.6

Karim Sadiq to Obuya, 3 runs, pitched middle, slightly quick, paddled to fine leg

End of over 16 (10 runs) Kenya 119/2
CO Obuya    46* (40b 5x4)      Karim Sadiq    3-0-16-1
IA Karim    14* (21b 1x6)      Mohammad Nabi    4-0-14-0

16.1

Amir Hamza to Obuya, 1 run, short ball, cut shot to covers

16.2

Amir Hamza to Karim, no run, loopy ball, backfoot defense, nearly chopped on to the stumps!!

16.3

Amir Hamza to Karim, OUT, flighted again, Karim tries to play across the line, cleaned up in the process!!

IA Karim b Amir Hamza 14 (23b 0x4 1x6) SR: 60.86

16.4

Amir Hamza to Ouma, 2 runs, fuller ball, slog swept to midwicket

16.5

Amir Hamza to Ouma, 2 runs, comes down the track, tries to clear mid-on, gets an edge to thirdman

16.6

Amir Hamza to Ouma, 2 runs, lofted shot again, outside edge to extra covers, falling in no mans land

End of over 17 (7 runs) Kenya 126/3
MA Ouma    6* (3b)      Amir Hamza    3-0-24-1
CO Obuya    47* (41b 5x4)      Karim Sadiq    3-0-16-1

17.1

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, no run

17.2

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, 1 run, lofted shot over the infield, Karim coming under at long-off,DROPPED!

17.3

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, 2 runs

17.4

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, FOUR, leg stump ball, Ouma makes room, flicks it over square leg

17.5

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, no run

17.6

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, 1 run, full ball, driven hard down the ground to long-on

End of over 18 (8 runs) Kenya 134/3
MA Ouma    13* (7b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-31-0
CO Obuya    48* (43b 5x4)      Amir Hamza    3-0-24-1

18.1

Shapoor Zadran to Ouma, no run, fast ball, ouma tries to pull ,beaten

18.2

Shapoor Zadran to Ouma, 1 bye

18.3

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, no run, banged in short, pull shot, beaten again, fierce pace

18.4

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, FOUR, short ball, pitched middle, collins swivels around and dispatches it to fine leg, one bounce into the fence

18.5

Shapoor Zadran to Obuya, 1 run, low full toss driven to covers

18.6

Shapoor Zadran to Ouma, no run, makes room and crackng shot to covers

End of over 19 (6 runs) Kenya 140/3
MA Ouma    13* (10b 1x4)      Shapoor Zadran    3-0-18-0
CO Obuya    53* (46b 6x4)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-31-0

19.1

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, SIX, low full toss, Collins smashes it over mid-off, staright on the sight screen!

19.2

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, 1 run, driven to long-on

19.3

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, no run, slower ball, tries to play across, beaten

19.4

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, 1 run, cut shot, top edge over gully, Sami dives, but no chance

19.5

Hamid Hassan to Obuya, 1 bye

19.6

Hamid Hassan to Ouma, OUT, makes room cuts it straight to Sami at point!!

MA Ouma c Samiullah Shenwari b Hamid Hassan 14 (13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 107.69

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (9 runs) Kenya 149/4
     Hamid Hassan    4-0-39-1
CO Obuya    60* (49b 6x4 1x6)      Shapoor Zadran    3-0-18-0
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