Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe), 2001 / Commentary

Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) - 2nd match

Zimbabwe v India

India won by 9 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)

11.1

Agarkar to Whittall, OUT, short and wide outside the off stump, Whittall has a swing at it, takes the outside edge and goes flying in the air, down to third man, Rahul Dravid the happy fielder, gets around and takes a good catch

GJ Whittall c Dravid b Agarkar 7 (26m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.17

11.2

Agarkar to Viljoen, 1 wide, down the leg side to the left hander, called wide

11.2

Agarkar to Viljoen, no run, again on the pads, clips the pads through to the keeper, shout for a caught behind, not out

11.3

Agarkar to Viljoen, no run, outside the off stump, left alone

11.4

Agarkar to Viljoen, 1 run, full in length, outside the off, pushed through the covers for a single

11.5

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 1 run, pushed to Sodhi in the covers, takes the run, a direct hit would have had Ebrahim short of the crease

11.6

Agarkar to Viljoen, no run, outside the leg stump, through to the keeper, no wide called

Zimbabwe 38/4   AB Agarkar 1-0-3-1

13.1

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, on the off stump, played back to the bowler

13.2

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 2 runs, on the pads, flicked away towards long leg, the man at fine leg has to do some chasing, batsmen take a couple of runs

13.3

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 1 wide, on the pads, ball hits the batsman on the thigh pad and goes to the keeper down the leg side, Umpire calls that a wide

13.3

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 2 runs, on the pads, played to mid-wicket for another couple of easy runs

13.4

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, outside the off and seaming away, left alone

13.5

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, pitches on a good length, on middle and off, played defensively

13.6

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, short of a length, outside the off, swinging away, through to the keeper

Zimbabwe 44/5   AB Agarkar 2-0-8-1

15.1

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, outside the off stump, getting the ball to swing in a little, left alone

15.2

Agarkar to Ebrahim, FOUR, Yorker, tries to dig it out, gets and edge and goes between keeper and first slip for four

15.3

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 1 wide, pitched outside the off stump, swinging a lot, called wide

15.3

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, gets right behind the ball, plays it defensively on the off side

15.4

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, another good ball from Agarkar, squares up the batsman, gets a thick outside edge, straight to gully

15.5

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, on the off stump, pushed hard to mid-off

15.6

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, short of a length, outside the off stump, left alone

Zimbabwe 49/5   AB Agarkar 3-0-13-1

17.1

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, full and on the off from over the wicket, Ebrahim squared up taps the ball to the off side

17.2

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, back of a length and on the off, dabbed away carefully to the on side

17.3

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 1 run, fuller and on the middle and leg, Ebrahim waits for the ball and flicks to midwicket for a quick single

17.4

Agarkar to Streak, no run, full and on the off, defended back down the wicket

17.5

Agarkar to Streak, no run, back of a length, quick and on the stumps, tapped to the on side, Harbhajan fields at square leg

17.6

Agarkar to Streak, no run, short of a length and well outside the off, Streak flirts with it and ends up letting the ball go through to the keeper

Zimbabwe 53/5   AB Agarkar 4-0-14-1

19.1

Agarkar to Streak, no run, full and straight, on the middle and leg, the ball raps the pad and then goes off the bat to the on side, stifled shout for lbw

19.2

Agarkar to Streak, 1 run, on the pads again, tucked away to the on side

19.3

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run, just short of a length and on the off and middle, tapped to the on side

19.4

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 1 run, outside the off, shaping in a bit, the ball goes off the insid edge to fine leg - the Surrey cut or Chinese cut or what you will that

19.5

Agarkar to Streak, no run

19.6

Agarkar to Streak, no run, on the off and middle, Agarkar bowling well within himself, tapped to the on side

Zimbabwe 64/5   AB Agarkar 5-0-16-1

21.1

Agarkar to Ebrahim, 3 runs, full and on the middle and off, Ebrahim waits on the ball and whips it through the on side efficiently, good shot that

21.2

Agarkar to Streak, 2 runs, back of a length and outside the off, steered away to the third man region for a well run couple

21.3

Agarkar to Streak, no run

21.4

Agarkar to Streak, 1 run, back of a length and on the pads, whipped past thebowler to mid on

21.5

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run

21.6

Agarkar to Ebrahim, no run

Zimbabwe 75/5   AB Agarkar 6-0-22-1

23.1

Agarkar to Ebrahim, OUT, back of a length, outside the off, the ball pitches and moves out a touch, Ebrahim is committed to the shot and can't help edging the ball straight to Laxman at slip

DD Ebrahim c Laxman b Agarkar 32 (111m 53b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.37

23.2

Agarkar to Blignaut, no run, back of a length, quick and outside the off, Blignaut thinks about going for a big drive and holds himself back at the last moment

23.3

Agarkar to Blignaut, no run, fuller and on the off, the ball shapes in a touch, defended to the off side with an angled bat

23.4

Agarkar to Blignaut, no run, back of a length and outside the off once more, this time Blignaut can't resist and goes for a huge heave through the off side, risky approach this

23.5

Agarkar to Blignaut, no run, just short of a length and outside the off, played down with soft hands

23.6

Agarkar to Blignaut, no run, just short of a length, outside the off, defended to point with an angled bat

Zimbabwe 77/6   AB Agarkar 7-1-22-2

25.1

Agarkar to Blignaut, 1 run

25.2

Agarkar to Streak, no run

25.3

Agarkar to Streak, no run, back of a length and outside the off, the ball floes past the edge to the keeper

25.4

Agarkar to Streak, no run, back of a lenth and on the off, defended carefully

25.5

Agarkar to Streak, no run, fuller and on the off, played back down the wicket with the full face of the bat

25.6

Agarkar to Streak, no run

Zimbabwe 82/6   AB Agarkar 8-1-23-2

39.1

Agarkar to Taibu, no run, full and outside the off, pushed through nicely by Agarkar, Taibu plays and misses

39.2

Agarkar to Taibu, no run

39.3

Agarkar to Taibu, 1 run, back of a length and outside the off - only just, angled away to third man

39.4

Agarkar to Strang, no run, back of a lenth and outside the off, left alone

39.5

Agarkar to Strang, no run, full and slipping down the leg side, flick played and missed, rapped on the pads

39.6

Agarkar to Strang, no run, full, fast and outside the off, Strang watches it through to the keeper

Zimbabwe 123/9   AB Agarkar 9-1-24-2

41.1

Agarkar to Strang, no run

41.2

Agarkar to Strang, no run, back of a length and on the middle and leg, defended to the on side

41.3

Agarkar to Strang, 1 run

41.4

Agarkar to Taibu, 1 run, full and on the off, defended to the on side with soft hands

41.5

Agarkar to Strang, OUT, full, straight and quick, good yorker that, cleans up Bryan Strang, that's the end of the Zimbabwe innings

BC Strang b Agarkar 4 (32m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.39

Zimbabwe 133/10   AB Agarkar 9.5-1-26-3
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Jun 25, 2001

24 June 2001: Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) 2001, 2nd Match, Zimbabwe v India, Harare Sports Club.

Grant Flower plays on to Zaheer Khan

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Jun 25, 2001

24 June 2001: Coca-Cola Cup (Zimbabwe) 2001, 2nd Match, Zimbabwe v India, Harare Sports Club.

Harbhajan gives Sodhi a hug for running out Streak

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