West Indies A tour of India, 2013/14 / Commentary

Robin and Chand to open the innings. Beaton with the ball. One slips to start with.

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Toss - India A have won the toss and will bat first.

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0.1

Beaton to Uthappa, 1 run, off the mark straight away, length delivery on off stump, goes back and taps to off side for a single

0.2

Beaton to Chand, no run, back of a length delivery and angled in, defends to on side

0.3

Beaton to Chand, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, edged to on side and scampered for a quick single

0.4

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, good line outside off, pacy too146 kph, play and a miss

0.5

Beaton to Uthappa, SIX, ohooo!! back of a length delivery on leg stump, goes back and flicked it off his hips, flies over short fine leg and goes over the ropes

0.6

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, good come back on middle and fends to on side

End of over 1 (8 runs) India A 8/0
RV Uthappa    7* (4b 1x6)      RR Beaton    1-0-8-0
UBT Chand    1* (2b)     

1.1

Russell to Chand, 1 wide, sloppy delivery down the leg and called wide

1.1

Russell to Chand, FOUR, take that!! poor delivery on the pads, easy pickings and flicked it over short mid wicket

1.2

Russell to Chand, 1 run, width outside off and slashed to the man in the deep for a single

1.3

Russell to Uthappa, 1 wide, wavered delivery, poor line, fine leg inside the circle and flirting on leg stump channel, called wide

1.3

Russell to Uthappa, no run, shaped in a bit and pushed to off side

1.4

Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, shuffled and tucked to on side for a single

1.5

Russell to Chand, 1 run, touch slower on pushed to mid-on side for a quick single

1.6

Russell to Uthappa, SIX, Boom!! back of a length delivery, on the back-foot and pulled handsomely, huge one

End of over 2 (15 runs) India A 23/0
RV Uthappa    14* (7b 2x6)      AD Russell    1-0-15-0
UBT Chand    7* (5b 1x4)      RR Beaton    1-0-8-0

2.1

Beaton to Chand, 1 run, slower full toss on off stump, almost foxed him and nudged to on side

2.2

Beaton to Uthappa, 2 runs, deft! on the pads, fuller too and nicely worked away past short fine leg for a couple

2.3

Beaton to Uthappa, no run, fuller and shaped in, induces the drive and gets a thick inside edge on to his pad. Robin fancies a single but Chand denies

2.4

Beaton to Uthappa, 1 run, fuller on the pads and worked away for a single

2.5

Beaton to Chand, SIX, on the charge! slower delivery on middle and leg, picked it up early and launched it over wide long on.

2.6

Beaton to Chand, 1 wide, full and straight but down the wrong line

2.6

Beaton to Chand, 1 run, fuller on off stump and a mistimed drive to wide mid-on for a single and retains the strike

End of over 3 (12 runs) India A 35/0
UBT Chand    15* (8b 1x4 1x6)      RR Beaton    2-0-20-0
RV Uthappa    17* (10b 2x6)      AD Russell    1-0-15-0

Miller comes on to bowl...

3.1

Miller to Chand, FOUR, short delivery outside off, rocks back and unleashed a pull over mid-on, one bounce and over the rope

3.2

Miller to Chand, 1 run, angled in and nudged to on side for a single

3.3

Miller to Uthappa, 1 wide, fired it down the leg and called wide

3.3

Miller to Uthappa, FOUR, cheeky!, length delivery on middle and leg, goes down on one knee and scooped it over fine leg

3.4

Miller to Uthappa, no run, nicely bowled and fends to off side

3.5

Miller to Uthappa, SIX, short and bang!, rocks on to the back foot and hoicked it over mid wicket

3.6

Miller to Uthappa, 1 run, tossed up and dabs to short third man region for a quick single

End of over 4 (17 runs) India A 52/0
RV Uthappa    28* (14b 1x4 3x6)      NO Miller    1-0-17-0
UBT Chand    20* (10b 2x4 1x6)      RR Beaton    2-0-20-0

4.1

Permaul to Uthappa, 1 run, quicker delivery on leg stump and nicely tucked away for a single

4.2

Permaul to Chand, 1 run, good sensible batting, length delivery outside off, fends and scampers for a single

4.3

Permaul to Uthappa, 1 run, length delivery and smothered to covers, misfield leaks a run

4.4

Permaul to Chand, 1 run, arm delivery and dabs to short third man for a risky single

4.5

Permaul to Uthappa, 1 run, short again and pulled to deep midwicket for a single

4.6

Permaul to Chand, 1 run, in and out! dropped!, tossed up and slogged to deep midwicket, fielder comes in for the catch and drops a dolly

End of over 5 (6 runs) India A 58/0
UBT Chand    23* (13b 2x4 1x6)      V Permaul    1-0-6-0
RV Uthappa    31* (17b 1x4 3x6)      NO Miller    1-0-17-0

5.1

Russell to Chand, no run, short delivery on middle and leg, missed his pull and struck on his shoulder

5.2

Russell to Chand, no run, back of a length delivery on off stump, gets behind the line and tapped down

5.3

Russell to Chand, FOUR, width offered outside off and goes over cover for a boundary

5.4

Russell to Chand, 1 run, length delivery on off stump, angled in and fends to off side for a single

5.5

Russell to Uthappa, 1 run, fuller on the pads and worked away towards fine leg

5.6

Russell to Chand, 1 wide, fuller down the leg, missed his flick and called wide

5.6

Russell to Chand, 1 wide, carbon copy! wide down the leg again

5.6

Russell to Chand, FOUR, fuller outside off, in the whacking zone and tonks it over mid-off, couple of bounces and into the boundary

End of over 6 (12 runs) India A 70/0
UBT Chand    32* (18b 4x4 1x6)      AD Russell    2-0-27-0
RV Uthappa    32* (18b 1x4 3x6)      V Permaul    1-0-6-0

6.1

Permaul to Uthappa, 2 runs, back of a length delivery on off stump and cuts past point for a couple

6.2

Permaul to Uthappa, 1 run, touch slower and fends to point for a single

6.3

Permaul to Chand, 1 run, tossed up and nudged to on side for a single

6.4

Permaul to Uthappa, OUT, gone!! angled in and bit quicker too, missed his defence and rapped on his front pad. Hits him in the line of the stumps and he has to make a long walk back

RV Uthappa lbw b Permaul 35 (32m 21b 1x4 3x6) SR: 166.66

6.5

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up and pushed to off side

6.6

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, no run, loopy delivery and fends to on side

End of over 7 (4 runs) India A 74/1
Yuvraj Singh    0* (2b)      V Permaul    2-0-10-1
UBT Chand    33* (19b 4x4 1x6)      AD Russell    2-0-27-0

Neal: "It would be interesting to see how a fully fit Yuvraj bats in this format. The Yuvraj we have seen in these "A" games is the same fluent & flamboyant Yuvraj of pre-2008! After that his fitness problems had begun to plague his performances! Super-excited for the road ahead for yuvi! Go yuvi!"

7.1

Nurse to Chand, no run, tossed up and nudged to short mid wicket

7.2

Nurse to Chand, no run, slower through the air and fends to on side

7.3

Nurse to Chand, 1 run, flighted delivery outside off and played along the carpet for a single

7.4

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, spin!, flatter delivery and spun away from the leftie

7.5

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, closed the face of the blade early and ball lobs up in the air, falls safe

7.6

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, turned to on side for a single

End of over 8 (2 runs) India A 76/1
Yuvraj Singh    1* (5b)      AR Nurse    1-0-2-0
UBT Chand    34* (22b 4x4 1x6)      V Permaul    2-0-10-1

8.1

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up on middle and leg, nudged to deep midwicket area for a couple

8.2

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flatter trajectory outside off and played down the ground

8.3

Permaul to Chand, 1 run, tossed up and swept away for a single

8.4

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, touch short on leg stump, rocks back and pulled to long on region

8.5

Permaul to Chand, SIX, hoicked!!, flatter delivery on middle and leg, on one knee and whacked it over mid wicket

8.6

Permaul to Chand, 1 run, tossed up and played along the ground for a single

End of over 9 (12 runs) India A 88/1
UBT Chand    42* (25b 4x4 2x6)      V Permaul    3-0-22-1
Yuvraj Singh    5* (8b)      AR Nurse    1-0-2-0

9.1

Nurse to Chand, 2 runs, loopy delivery and lofts to mid wicket region, Beaton comes in and drops an another catch.

9.2

Nurse to Chand, 2 runs, tossed up and nudged to square leg for a quick couple

9.3

Nurse to Chand, 1 run, on the pads and worked away for a single

9.4

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up and fends to off side

9.5

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, angled in and tucked away to short fine leg

9.6

Nurse to Chand, OUT, short on off stump and a miscued pull, Edwards at short midwicket runs back, dives and takes a jaw dropping catch. Chand's lillte cameo comes to an end

UBT Chand c Edwards b Nurse 47 (45m 29b 4x4 2x6) SR: 162.06

End of over 10 (6 runs) India A 94/2
     AR Nurse    2-0-8-1
Yuvraj Singh    6* (10b)      V Permaul    3-0-22-1

10.1

Permaul to Aparajith, 1 run, tossed up and worked to on side for a single

10.2

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, cuts and beats the dive, length delivery outside off and cuts it from the stumps

10.3

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up and swept from outside off for a couple

10.4

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, poor delivery on leg stump, shorter in length and tapped it past short fine leg, beautiful wrists by the skipper. Runs coming thick and fast.

10.5

Permaul to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, arm delivery and eased to on side for a single

10.6

Permaul to Aparajith, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump and turned to mid wicket for a single and retains the strike

End of over 11 (13 runs) India A 107/2
B Aparajith    2* (2b)      V Permaul    4-0-35-1
Yuvraj Singh    17* (14b 2x4)      AR Nurse    2-0-8-1

11.1

Nurse to Aparajith, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and nudged to upishly past short mid wicket

11.2

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, drives to cover

11.3

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, quicker delivery and beats the edge

11.4

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fuller on the pads and worked to on side

11.5

Nurse to Aparajith, OUT, gone this time, saw him coming and dropped it short, on the move Aparajith flicks straight into the hands of short mid wicket. Soft dismissal and Edwards takes his second catch

B Aparajith c Edwards b Nurse 3 (6m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

11.6

Nurse to Jadhav, 1 run, tossed up and nudged to on side for a single

End of over 12 (3 runs) India A 110/3
KM Jadhav    1* (1b)      AR Nurse    3-0-11-2
Yuvraj Singh    18* (17b 2x4)      V Permaul    4-0-35-1

12.1

Miller to Jadhav, 2 runs, short and slapped to point, misfield leaks and leaks couple of runs

12.2

Miller to Jadhav, FOUR, short and a mistimed cut goes between point and short third man

12.3

Miller to Jadhav, FOUR, beautifully played, angled in from outside off and cuts past short third man

12.4

Miller to Jadhav, no run, quicker delivery on off stump and pushed to off side

12.5

Miller to Jadhav, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, swept to square leg for a single

12.6

Miller to Yuvraj Singh, no run, slower through the air and fends to on side

End of over 13 (11 runs) India A 121/3
Yuvraj Singh    18* (18b 2x4)      NO Miller    2-0-28-0
KM Jadhav    12* (6b 2x4)      AR Nurse    3-0-11-2

13.1

Nurse to Jadhav, 1 run, down the track and slammed to short ,mid wicket region for a single

13.2

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, play and a miss again

13.3

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, no run, quicker delivery and comes in with the angle and fends to on side

13.4

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, short and pulled away, bisects midwicket and long on, poor delivery

13.5

Nurse to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up and pushed to covers for a single

13.6

Nurse to Jadhav, 1 run, down the track and pushed a length delivery to off side for a single

End of over 14 (7 runs) India A 128/3
KM Jadhav    14* (8b 2x4)      AR Nurse    4-0-18-2
Yuvraj Singh    23* (22b 3x4)      NO Miller    2-0-28-0

14.1

Bonner to Jadhav, FOUR, down the track and slapped back past the bowlers head

14.2

Bonner to Jadhav, 1 wide, spun a long way and called wide

14.2

Bonner to Jadhav, 1 run, tossed up outside off and undercuts to short third man

14.3

Bonner to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up and goes for the sweep, top edge over the keeper and falls safe

14.4

Bonner to Jadhav, 1 run, slower delivery and nudged to on side

14.5

Bonner to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, angled away and cuts to deep for a single

14.6

Bonner to Jadhav, FOUR, tossed up outside off, Jadhav comes down the track and swatted it over covers for a boundary

End of over 15 (13 runs) India A 141/3
KM Jadhav    24* (12b 4x4)      NE Bonner    1-0-13-0
Yuvraj Singh    25* (24b 3x4)      AR Nurse    4-0-18-2

15.1

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slower delivery and pushed to off side for a single

15.2

Russell to Jadhav, 2 runs, low full toss and hits it straight back past the bowler for a couple

15.3

Russell to Jadhav, 1 run, walks down the turf and slammed to long on region, on the bounce to the fielder

15.4

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full and straight, right on the money and fends back to the bowler

15.5

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, gentle low full toss, missed his length and Yuvraj deposits it over midwicket

15.6

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, humongous hit! fuller on off stump, in the whacking zone, goes down on one knee and hoicked it over mid wicket

End of over 16 (16 runs) India A 157/3
Yuvraj Singh    38* (28b 3x4 2x6)      AD Russell    3-0-43-0
KM Jadhav    27* (14b 4x4)      NE Bonner    1-0-13-0

16.1

Bonner to Jadhav, 1 leg bye, down the track and struck on his pad, ball rolled to off side and they scamper for a quick single

16.2

Bonner to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up and clobbered to mid wicket region for a couple

16.3

Bonner to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run

16.4

Bonner to Jadhav, SIX

16.5

Bonner to Jadhav, SIX

16.6

Bonner to Jadhav, 1 run

End of over 17 (17 runs) India A 174/3
KM Jadhav    40* (18b 4x4 2x6)      NE Bonner    2-0-29-0
Yuvraj Singh    41* (30b 3x4 2x6)      AD Russell    3-0-43-0

17.1

Beaton to Jadhav, 1 wide, wide down the leg

17.1

Beaton to Jadhav, 1 run, fuller outside off and hammered to long on

17.2

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, high full toss on off stump and timed it over point for a boundary

17.3

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, no run, angled away and hasn't called wide

17.4

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, sheer power! fuller outside off, stayed in the crease and swatted it over long on

17.5

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, he has last his control, angled away and called wide

17.5

Beaton to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and wide, steered to third man for a single

17.6

Beaton to Jadhav, 1 run, low full toss again and slapped to mid wicket for a single and retains the strike

End of over 18 (15 runs) India A 189/3
KM Jadhav    42* (20b 4x4 2x6)      RR Beaton    3-0-35-0
Yuvraj Singh    52* (34b 4x4 3x6)      NE Bonner    2-0-29-0

18.1

Russell to Jadhav, OUT, fuller outside off, angled away and Jadhav tried to heave it over long on, gets a top edge and Bonner takes an easy catch at long off region. Good innings from Jadhav comes to an end.

KM Jadhav c Bonner b Russell 42 (28m 21b 4x4 2x6) SR: 200.00

18.2

Russell to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, gone!! slower delivery and tried to slog it over midwicket got top edge edge and fielder at short mid wicket takes a easy catch

Yuvraj Singh c Powell b Russell 52 (50m 35b 4x4 3x6) SR: 148.57

18.3

Russell to Ojha, OUT, that's hat-trick!! well bowled, fuller outside off and slashed hard over cover, Permaul settles underneath and pouched it

NV Ojha c Permaul b Russell 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.4

Russell to Pathan, OUT, fourth in a row!! whats happening here, slower delivery on off stump and again a mistimed heave, not much wood on that and fielder at long on takes an easy catch. Senseless batting

YK Pathan c Fletcher b Russell 0 (5m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.5

Russell to Narwal, 2 runs, short outside off and a mistimed pull to deep mid wicket for couple

18.6

Russell to Narwal, no run, pacy delivery outside off, angled away and gets beaten. Well bowled Russell

End of over 19 (2 runs) India A 191/7
S Narwal    2* (2b)      AD Russell    4-0-45-4
R Vinay Kumar    0* (0b)      RR Beaton    3-0-35-0

19.1

Beaton to Vinay Kumar, 5 wides, poor stuff, tried for a leg stump yorker, missed his line and bowled outside leg stump, Thomas behind the dives in vain

19.1

Beaton to Vinay Kumar, 1 run, low full toss and slammed to long on

19.2

Beaton to Narwal, FOUR, full and wide, rocks back and clobbered it over covers for a boundary

19.3

Beaton to Narwal, SIX, huge hit! fuller on middle and off, waited deep in the crease and slammed it over wide long on fence

19.4

Beaton to Narwal, 1 wide, fuller and wide too, called wide

19.4

Beaton to Narwal, 2 runs, fuller again and smothered back over the bowlers head for a couple

19.5

Beaton to Narwal, 2 runs, fortunate runs, fuller on leg stump and a thick inside edge to fine leg

19.6

Beaton to Narwal, 2 runs, fuller and clobbered through covers, Vinay sprints for the second and the poor throw helps them indeed to complete the run.

Huge total ahead of West Indies A. Yuvraj and Jadhav pounced on the good start and whacked the bowlers to the every corner of the ground. Do catch when the chase begins.

End of over 20 (23 runs) India A 214/7
S Narwal    18* (7b 1x4 1x6)      RR Beaton    4-0-58-0
R Vinay Kumar    1* (1b)      AD Russell    4-0-45-4
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India A v W. Indies A at Bangalore - Sep 21, 2013
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Rahul Sharma strikes a pose after knocking over another batsman

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Yuvraj Singh takes the plaudits after scoring fifty, India A v West Indies A, unofficial T20I, Bangalore, September 21, 2013

Yuvraj Singh takes the plaudits after scoring fifty

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