Caribbean T20 - 1st semi final

Trinidad & Tobago v Guyana

Guyana won by 4 runs

4:25pm: The toss has just taken place, Trinidad & Tobago have won the toss and they have elected to bowl. 19 overs a side it is.

4:10pm: The umpires will try to get a game today. If the match is washed out, then Trinidad go through to the Finals as they top the group.

Tony: "It is very frustrating. For more than the past week it has been sunny in the mornings and rainy after lunch. IOne would have thought that in the interest of the game there was enough time to reschedule the semi-finals. This does not hlp WI cricket at all."

3:50pm: It is not raining at the moment but rain is around, the covers are slowing being lifted off, they have lot of water on them, the ground staff are working. The umpires are having an inspection. We will be back as soon as we have some news on play starting.

Prashant Bommi: "I hope we have a game this afternoon."

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's coverage of the first Semi-Final between Trinidad & Tobago versus Guyana in the Caribbean T20.

0.1

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, no run, defended back down the track.

0.2

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side.

0.3

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, FOUR, charges down the track and hammers it in the air to the midwicket fence.

0.4

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, 1 run, turned to the onside and Pollard chooses the wrong end to throw.

0.5

DJ Bravo to Chattergoon, no run, drives and misses the delivery bit wide outside the off stump.

0.6

DJ Bravo to Chattergoon, no run, lovely delivery to beat the outside edge, through to Ramdin.

Stewart to share the attack.

End of over 1 (5 runs) Guyana 5/0
S Chattergoon    0* (2b)      DJ Bravo    1-0-5-0
TM Dowlin    5* (4b 1x4)     

1.1

Stewart to Dowlin, no run, good tight delivery on the off stump, defended to the off side.

1.2

Stewart to Dowlin, 1 run, short in length and Dowlin looking for the pull, mistimes down to fine leg.

Riddymon: "Cricket is on..HALLELUJAH!!! My long weekend will not be wasted :)"

1.3

Stewart to Chattergoon, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

1.4

Stewart to Chattergoon, FOUR, lovely strike this time, it was fuller and Chattergoon hits through the line in the air and through extra cover to the fence.

1.5

Stewart to Chattergoon, no run, another delivery too full, driven hard but finds the fielder at mid-off.

1.6

Stewart to Chattergoon, SIX, goes all the way, lovely strike, picks up the slower delivery and launches it over the long off fence for a six.

End of over 2 (11 runs) Guyana 16/0
S Chattergoon    10* (6b 1x4 1x6)      ND Stewart    1-0-11-0
TM Dowlin    6* (6b 1x4)     

2.1

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, 1 wide

2.1

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, 1 run, pushes to the onside for a quick single.

Overcast conditions.

2.2

DJ Bravo to Chattergoon, no run, chases a wide delivery outside the off stump.

2.3

DJ Bravo to Chattergoon, 1 run, once again chases the wide delivery, cuts to deep backward point.

2.4

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, no run, bouncer and Dowlin looking for the hook, does well to let it go.

2.5

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, 1 run, angles the bat and runs it down to third man to pick up a single.

2.6

DJ Bravo to Chattergoon, SIX, good massive strike over long on, short of a length, cleared his leg and hits it very well for a six.

Sherwin Ganga comes on.

End of over 3 (10 runs) Guyana 26/0
S Chattergoon    17* (9b 1x4 2x6)      DJ Bravo    2-0-15-0
TM Dowlin    8* (9b 1x4)     

3.1

S Ganga to Dowlin, no run, pulls and misses, appeal for a catch turned down, not given a wide, don't know why.

3.2

S Ganga to Dowlin, no run, opens the face off the bat and plays behind point, looking for the single, sent back, gets back in time.

3.3

S Ganga to Dowlin, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single.

3.4

S Ganga to Chattergoon, FOUR, hit hard in the air over extra cover to the fence, the fielder running around cannot cut it off.

Chattergoon racing along.

3.5

S Ganga to Chattergoon, 1 run, driven to mid-off for a single.

3.6

S Ganga to Dowlin, no run, uses his feet and pushes it back to the bowler.

Stewart switches ends.

End of over 4 (6 runs) Guyana 32/0
TM Dowlin    9* (13b 1x4)      S Ganga    1-0-6-0
S Chattergoon    22* (11b 2x4 2x6)     

4.1

Stewart to Chattergoon, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump, was the slower delivery.

4.1

Stewart to Chattergoon, no run, too wide once again but not signaled this time, Chattergoon cuts and misses.

4.2

Stewart to Chattergoon, 1 run, clears his leg and hits through cover, Pollard gets an hand to it.

4.3

Stewart to Dowlin, 1 run, full on the legs and turned to deep square leg.

4.4

Stewart to Chattergoon, no run, full toss mistimed to mid-on.

4.5

Stewart to Chattergoon, 1 run, in the block-hole outside the off stump, dug out to the off side, Pollard rushes in but fails to pick up the ball and the batsmen complete a single.

4.6

Stewart to Dowlin, 1 leg bye, full on the legs, off the pad to the onside.

End of over 5 (5 runs) Guyana 37/0
TM Dowlin    10* (15b 1x4)      ND Stewart    2-0-15-0
S Chattergoon    24* (15b 2x4 2x6)     

5.1

S Ganga to Dowlin, 1 run, moves back and works it forward of square leg.

5.2

S Ganga to Chattergoon, 1 run, looking for the big shot, miscues it forward of square leg.

5.3

S Ganga to Dowlin, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on, Pollard on to it quickly.

5.4

S Ganga to Chattergoon, 2 runs, full toss hit through extra cover to the deep.

5.5

S Ganga to Chattergoon, FOUR, good shot from Chattergoon, hit hard in the air through point to the fence.

5.6

S Ganga to Chattergoon, 1 run, works to the onside for a tight single, Ramdin picks up the ball and has a shy at the stumps, misses it, would have been gone for all the money.

Ramdin misses a run out chance. Simmons is on.

End of over 6 (10 runs) Guyana 47/0
S Chattergoon    32* (19b 3x4 2x6)      S Ganga    2-0-16-0
TM Dowlin    12* (17b 1x4)     

6.1

Simmons to Chattergoon, no run, low full toss, Chattergoon mistimes it back to the bowler.

6.2

Simmons to Chattergoon, FOUR, good shot, too full outside the off stump and Chattergoon hits it well in the air over extra cover to the fence.

6.3

Simmons to Chattergoon, no run, too wide outside the off stump, cuts and misses.

6.4

Simmons to Chattergoon, no run, opens the face off the bat and plays behind point, Dave Mohammad slips as he fields the ball.

6.5

Simmons to Chattergoon, OUT, too wide outside the off stump and Chattergoon cuts and this time he gets a nick through to Ramdin, who takes a sharp catch.

S Chattergoon c †Ramdin b Simmons 36 (24b 4x4 2x6) SR: 150.00

6.6

Simmons to EA Crandon, 2 runs, turns it down to fine leg and picks up couple of runs.

Guyana sending Esuan Crandon up the order. Dave Mohammad comes on.

End of over 7 (6 runs) Guyana 53/1
EA Crandon    2* (1b)      LMP Simmons    1-0-6-1
TM Dowlin    12* (17b 1x4)     

7.1

Mohammed to Dowlin, 1 run, plays softly to the off side and takes off for a quick single.

7.2

Mohammed to EA Crandon, no run, beats the outside edge as Crandon plays back to the delivery.

7.3

Mohammed to EA Crandon, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single.

7.4

Mohammed to Dowlin, SIX, well hit by Dowlin, steps down the track and hits it well over the bowlers head for a six.

7.5

Mohammed to Dowlin, no run, sweeps and misses, taken on the body.

7.6

Mohammed to Dowlin, 1 run, turns it forward of square leg for a single.

End of over 8 (9 runs) Guyana 62/1
TM Dowlin    20* (21b 1x4 1x6)      D Mohammed    1-0-9-0
EA Crandon    3* (3b)     

8.1

Simmons to Dowlin, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

8.2

Simmons to EA Crandon, 1 run, drops short of the fielder in the deep.

8.3

Simmons to Dowlin, 1 run, dabs it behind point for a quick single.

8.4

Simmons to EA Crandon, FOUR, goes for the big shot on the onside and gets an inside edge down to fine leg fence.

8.5

Simmons to EA Crandon, 1 run, good tight delivery on the stumps, pushes to mid-off.

8.6

Simmons to Dowlin, no run, driven along the ground straight to extra cover.

End of over 9 (8 runs) Guyana 70/1
TM Dowlin    22* (24b 1x4 1x6)      LMP Simmons    2-0-14-1
EA Crandon    9* (6b 1x4)     

9.1

Mohammed to EA Crandon, no run, goes for the big shot and Crandon misses it and did he drag his feet out of the crease as Ramdin removed the bails. NOT OUT comes up on the screen.

9.2

Mohammed to EA Crandon, no run, worked to the onside, straight to the fielder.

9.3

Mohammed to EA Crandon, no run, looking to work it around, misses it and taken on the pad, was a close call.

9.4

Mohammed to EA Crandon, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

9.5

Mohammed to Dowlin, SIX, goes all the way, dances down the track and hits it well over the wide long off fence for a six.

9.6

Mohammed to Dowlin, SIX, once again dances down the track and hits it in the air to long off and Stewart takes the catch but he steps on the ropes, the umpires refer it to the third umpire, it is a six.

Pollard it will be.

End of over 10 (13 runs) Guyana 83/1
TM Dowlin    34* (26b 1x4 3x6)      D Mohammed    2-0-22-0
EA Crandon    10* (10b 1x4)     

10.1

Pollard to EA Crandon, no run, swing and a miss.

10.2

Pollard to EA Crandon, 1 run, hit in the air and down the ground to long off.

10.3

Pollard to Dowlin, 1 run, good tight delivery coming in, takes the glove to the off side.

10.4

Pollard to EA Crandon, 1 wide, a bouncer and wide signaled.

10.4

Pollard to EA Crandon, no run, swing and a miss for the second time in the over.

10.5

Pollard to EA Crandon, no run, another swing and a miss, this is not good from Crandon.

10.6

Pollard to EA Crandon, 1 run, short ball hooked in the air to Perkins at deep backward square leg, who drops the catch.

End of over 11 (4 runs) Guyana 87/1
EA Crandon    12* (15b 1x4)      KA Pollard    1-0-4-0
TM Dowlin    35* (27b 1x4 3x6)     

11.1

Stewart to EA Crandon, 1 run, full toss mistimed to the onside.

11.2

Stewart to Dowlin, 1 run, good ball in the block-hole, squeezed out behind the wicket on the off side.

11.3

Stewart to EA Crandon, 1 run, full toss hit down the ground to long on.

11.4

Stewart to Dowlin, 2 runs, another full toss, hit to deep midwicket and picks up couple of runs.

11.5

Stewart to Dowlin, FOUR, too wide and full outside the off stump, Dowlin slashes it and down to third man fence.

11.6

Stewart to Dowlin, 2 runs, swings it along the ground to deep midwicket.

End of over 12 (11 runs) Guyana 98/1
TM Dowlin    44* (31b 2x4 3x6)      ND Stewart    3-0-26-0
EA Crandon    14* (17b 1x4)     

12.1

Pollard to EA Crandon, 1 run, low full toss driven down the ground to long off.

12.2

Pollard to Dowlin, 2 runs, full toss swung to deep square leg.

12.3

Pollard to Dowlin, 2 runs, full toss and Dowlin mistimes to wide long on.

12.4

Pollard to Dowlin, 1 run, down the wicket and mistimes to the off side, drops short of Ganga at mid-off.

12.5

Pollard to EA Crandon, no run, swings and misses, that missed the leg stump, goes over it.

12.6

Pollard to EA Crandon, 2 runs, slices it in the air to deep backward point.

End of over 13 (8 runs) Guyana 106/1
EA Crandon    17* (20b 1x4)      KA Pollard    2-0-12-0
TM Dowlin    49* (34b 2x4 3x6)     

13.1

Stewart to Dowlin, 1 run, dropped, full toss hit in the air straight into the hands and out of Simmons hands.

13.2

Stewart to EA Crandon, (no ball) 1 run, full toss hit to deep midwicket, noball for above waist.

13.2

Stewart to Dowlin, 1 run, played to deep square leg for a single.

13.3

Stewart to EA Crandon, no run, swings and misses, through to Ramdin, Crandon does his normal work, swing and miss.

13.4

Stewart to EA Crandon, SIX, this time he connects well and just gets it over the fence at long off as Pollard makes a desperate lunge at the boundary line to catch it.

13.5

Stewart to EA Crandon, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump.

13.5

Stewart to EA Crandon, no run, beats the bat and through to Ramdin.

13.6

Stewart to EA Crandon, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep midwicket.

Bravo is back.

End of over 14 (12 runs) Guyana 118/1
EA Crandon    25* (25b 1x4 1x6)      ND Stewart    4-0-38-0
TM Dowlin    51* (36b 2x4 3x6)     

14.1

DJ Bravo to EA Crandon, 1 run, full on the legs and clipped in the air behind the wicket on the onside, Ganga does well.

14.2

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, SIX, good hit from Dowlin, clears his leg and hits it well over the long off fence, Pollard lunges in the air but he cannot catch it.

14.3

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, 2 runs, a mishit goes high in the air to mid-on, Bravo takes off after it, the ball falls safely.

14.4

DJ Bravo to Dowlin, OUT, down the track and hits in the air to deep cover, Sherwin Ganga stays near the boundary line and takes a very good catch, Dowlin goes after a good knock.

TM Dowlin c S Ganga b DJ Bravo 59 (39b 2x4 4x6) SR: 151.28

14.5

DJ Bravo to EA Crandon, 1 bye, swing and a miss, Ramdin does not collect it cleanly.

14.6

DJ Bravo to Barnwell, no run, pushes behind point, chance for a run out at the bowlers end and Dave Mohammad misses the stumps.

End of over 15 (10 runs) Guyana 128/2
CD Barnwell    0* (1b)      DJ Bravo    3-0-24-1
EA Crandon    26* (27b 1x4 1x6)     

15.1

Pollard to EA Crandon, FOUR, goes for the big shot on the onside, gets the edge in the air over short third man and down to the fence.

15.2

Pollard to EA Crandon, no run, swings and misses, not signaled a wide.

15.3

Pollard to EA Crandon, OUT, goes for one too many swings, gets the edge and Perkins dives across and forward to take a good catch.

EA Crandon c Perkins b Pollard 30 (30b 2x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

15.4

Pollard to Foo, 1 run, plays with soft hands to extra cover.

15.5

Pollard to Barnwell, SIX, slower delivery and Barnwell picks it up and swings it over and long way over the midwicket fence for a six.

15.6

Pollard to Barnwell, 1 run, chipped in the air down to long on, on the bounce to the fielder.

End of over 16 (12 runs) Guyana 140/3
CD Barnwell    7* (3b 1x6)      KA Pollard    3-0-24-1
JA Foo    1* (1b)     

16.1

Simmons to Barnwell, FOUR, full toss hit hard in the air over midwicket to the fence for a boundary, good hit that.

16.2

Simmons to Barnwell, 1 run, wide outside the off stump and cut to the sweeper in the deep on the off side.

16.3

Simmons to Foo, SIX, goes all the way into the stands at long off, good clean hit for a six.

16.4

Simmons to Foo, 1 run, full toss hit in the air and straight into the hands of Bravo and out, dropped.

16.5

Simmons to Barnwell, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

16.6

Simmons to Foo, SIX, good crisp hit in the air over the long on fence for a six, good hitting from Foo, a star is born.

End of over 17 (19 runs) Guyana 159/3
JA Foo    14* (4b 2x6)      LMP Simmons    3-0-33-1
CD Barnwell    13* (6b 1x4 1x6)     

17.1

Pollard to Barnwell, 1 run, mistimes it back to the bowler and Foo is out of the crease, Pollard misses a simple run out chance.

17.2

Pollard to Foo, 1 wide, too high over the head.

17.2

Pollard to Foo, OUT, swings and misses, Foo is cleaned up, Pollard gives a send off to Foo.

JA Foo b Pollard 14 (5b 0x4 2x6) SR: 280.00

17.3

Pollard to RT Crandon, FOUR, full toss hit in the air forward of square leg to the fence.

17.4

Pollard to RT Crandon, 1 run, works it to the onside for a single.

17.5

Pollard to Barnwell, OUT, hit in the air down the ground, Bravo and Simmons converge for the catch, both of them collide but the ball is safely in Simmons hands, Bravo is injured and he is down on the ground.

CD Barnwell c Simmons b Pollard 14 (8b 1x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

The physio is out and Bravo is receiving some treatment. Bravo is up on his feet, good news for Trinidad and Tobago.

17.6

Pollard to RT Crandon, OUT, too wide outside the off stump and Crandon down the track, cuts and gets the edge through to Ramdin.

RT Crandon c †Ramdin b Pollard 5 (3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

Pollard picks up four wickets.

End of over 18 (7 runs) Guyana 166/6
     KA Pollard    4-0-31-4
DO Christian    0* (0b)     

18.1

DJ Bravo to Christian, 2 runs, dropped, mishits it high in the air at midwicket and Barath running in from the deep, drops it.

18.2

DJ Bravo to Christian, no run, swings and misses.

18.3

DJ Bravo to Christian, 1 run, hit hard along the ground to long off, Pollard quickly fields the ball and throws it in.

18.4

DJ Bravo to Sarwan, SIX, good strike from Sarwan, makes room and hits it very well over the long off fence for a six.

18.5

DJ Bravo to Sarwan, no run, slower delivery and Sarwan swings and misses.

18.6

DJ Bravo to Sarwan, OUT, swings and misses, Sarwan takes off for a bye, Ramdin misses the stumps at the strikers end, Bravo collects the ball and runs out Sarwan at the bowlers end.

RR Sarwan run out 6 (3b 0x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

Innings Break: Guyana finish on a healthy score of 175, a tough task for Trinidad but they have the batting line up to do it. It is going to be good chase. Good knocks from Dowlin, Chattergoon, Barnwell and Foo. Pollard the pick of the bowlers for Trinidad with 4 wickets. The fielding for Trinidad was terrible, dropping catches at will, how will the Guyana team fare in the fielding department, they would really need to do well.

End of over 19 (9 runs) Guyana 175/6
     DJ Bravo    4-0-33-1
DO Christian    3* (3b)     
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Photos

Jul 30, 2010

Guyana celebrate the key wicket of Kieron Pollard, Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean T20, 1st semi-final, Port of Spain, July 30, 2010

Guyana celebrate the key wicket of Kieron Pollard

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Jul 30, 2010

Dwayne Bravo blasted six sixes in a 20-ball 55, Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean T20, 1st semi-final, Port of Spain, July 30, 2010

Dwayne Bravo blasted six sixes in a 20-ball 55

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