British Asian Cup

Middlesex v Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals won by 46 runs

Welcome back and play is about to get underway. Mascarnehas to bowl first up

0.1

Mascarenhas to Godleman, 1 run, cut square of the wicket on the off side.

0.2

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, defends to the onside.

0.3

Mascarenhas to Dexter, 2 runs, inside edge down to fine leg as he looks to defend.

0.4

Mascarenhas to Dexter, FOUR, uses his feet well and hits it nicely over extra cover to the fence.

That shot has brought the keeper upto the stumps.

0.5

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, good length delivery defended back to the bowler.

0.6

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, good swing away from the batsman, plays and misses.

End of over 1 (7 runs) Middlesex 7/0 (156 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 8.21)
NJ Dexter    6* (5b 1x4)      AD Mascarenhas    1-0-7-0
BA Godleman    1* (1b)     

Tanvir to share the attack.

1.1

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, no run, good ball right in the block-hole, dug out to the off side.

1.2

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, 1 run, width outside the off stump and too full, squeezed out to left of third man.

1.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dexter, 1 run, down the leg side, flicked to deep backward square leg.

1.4

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, no run, drops it square behind the wicket on the off side.

1.5

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, 1 wide, moves inside the line and looks to play it fine, wide signalled by the umpire.

1.5

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, no run, driven hard along the ground but cannot find the gap, straight to the fielder at cover point.

1.6

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, 2 runs, slower delivery played down to fine leg for couple of runs.

End of over 2 (5 runs) Middlesex 12/0 (151 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 8.38)
BA Godleman    4* (6b)      Sohail Tanvir    1-0-5-0
NJ Dexter    7* (6b 1x4)     

2.1

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

2.2

Mascarenhas to Dexter, FOUR, picks his spot well and hits it high in the air to deep midwicket and the ball rolls into the fence.

2.3

Mascarenhas to Dexter, 2 runs, mishits it this time high in the air and lands safely at deep midwicket.

2.4

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, defended on the front foot on the track.

2.5

Mascarenhas to Dexter, FOUR, moves inside the line and looks to defend, gets an outside edge past the short third man to the fence.

2.6

Mascarenhas to Dexter, 1 run, drives on the front foot through the covers to the sweeper.

End of over 3 (11 runs) Middlesex 23/0 (140 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.66, RRR: 8.23)
NJ Dexter    18* (12b 3x4)      AD Mascarenhas    2-0-18-0
BA Godleman    4* (6b)     

Good start by Middlesex.

3.1

Sohail Tanvir to Dexter, 1 run, plays it down to third man for a single.

3.2

Sohail Tanvir to Godleman, OUT, good ball right in the block-hole and Godleman fails to make contact as he gave himself some room and the stumps are shattered.

BA Godleman b Sohail Tanvir 4 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

3.3

Sohail Tanvir to Shah, no run, pushes on the front foot to the off side.

3.4

Sohail Tanvir to Shah, no run, driven to mid-off.

3.5

Sohail Tanvir to Shah, 1 run, slower delivery and Shah fails to pick it up, was almost through his shot, plays to mid-off.

3.6

Sohail Tanvir to Dexter, 1 run, another slower delivery picked late by the batsman, played to the off side.

End of over 4 (3 runs) Middlesex 26/1 (137 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 6.50, RRR: 8.56)
NJ Dexter    20* (14b 3x4)      Sohail Tanvir    2-0-8-1
OA Shah    1* (3b)     

4.1

Mascarenhas to Dexter, 2 runs, short delivery mishit high in the air too deep square leg, the fielder dives full length but fails to reach the ball.

4.2

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, played to the off side.

4.3

Mascarenhas to Dexter, 2 runs, goes over the in-field and hits it high in the air over extra cover to the deep.

4.4

Mascarenhas to Dexter, 1 run, tucks it behind square leg to pick up a single.

4.5

Mascarenhas to Shah, no run, length delivery defended to the off side.

4.6

Mascarenhas to Shah, OUT, pitches outside the off stump and strikes the pad in line with the off stump as Shah looking to sweep it to the onside, misses it and a loud appeal and given by the umpire.

OA Shah lbw b Mascarenhas 1 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

End of over 5 (5 runs) Middlesex 31/2 (132 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 6.20, RRR: 8.80)
     AD Mascarenhas    3-0-23-1
NJ Dexter    25* (18b 3x4)     

Amit Singh into the attack.

5.1

Singh to Dexter, no run, good ball coming in, cramps the batsman for room.

5.2

Singh to Dexter, no run, full and down the leg side, takes the pad and the keeper does well to stop the ball.

5.3

Singh to Dexter, 1 run, mistimed shot to midwicket.

5.4

Singh to Morgan, no run, slower delivery played out to the off side.

5.5

Singh to Morgan, no run, pushed to mid-on.

5.6

Singh to Morgan, no run, good ball back of a length and angled across, left alone.

End of over 6 (1 run) Middlesex 32/2 (131 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 5.33, RRR: 9.35)
EJG Morgan    0* (3b)      A Singh    1-0-1-0
NJ Dexter    26* (21b 3x4)     

6.1

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, dropped, outside edge and Ojha drops it.

6.2

Mascarenhas to Dexter, no run, defended to the off side.

6.3

Mascarenhas to Dexter, OUT, swings across the line and gets hit on the pad, another appeal and given once again.

NJ Dexter lbw b Mascarenhas 26 (24b 3x4 0x6) SR: 108.33

6.4

Mascarenhas to Malan, no run, quicker one from Mascarenhas outside the off stump, left alone.

6.5

Mascarenhas to Malan, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and plays to third man.

6.6

Mascarenhas to Morgan, no run, defended to the off side.

That ends a good spell of bowling from Mascarenhas, 4 overs for 24 runs and 2 wickets.

End of over 7 (1 run) Middlesex 33/3 (130 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.71, RRR: 10.00)
EJG Morgan    0* (4b)      AD Mascarenhas    4-0-24-2
DJ Malan    1* (2b)     

7.1

Singh to Malan, no run, moves forward and drives down the ground to long off.

7.2

Singh to Malan, no run, slower delivery defended to the off side.

7.3

Singh to Malan, 2 runs, another slower delivery worked down to fine leg, coming back for the second run, the throw was a good one.

7.4

Singh to Malan, no run, played to the off side.

7.5

Singh to Malan, 1 run, hit in air through point to the deep.

7.6

Singh to Morgan, 1 run, played out to the sweeper for a single.

End of over 8 (4 runs) Middlesex 37/3 (126 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 4.62, RRR: 10.50)
EJG Morgan    1* (5b)      A Singh    2-0-5-0
DJ Malan    4* (7b)     

Munaf Patel into the attack. Middlesex require 126 from 72 balls.

8.1

Patel to Morgan, 1 run, full delivery mistimed down the ground to long off.

8.2

Patel to Malan, no run, makes room and mistimes the shot to short extra cover, Warne.

8.3

Patel to Malan, 1 run, drives down the ground to long off.

8.4

Patel to Morgan, 1 run, uses his feet and hits in the air over cover to the sweeper.

A wave going around the ground.

8.5

Patel to Malan, 1 run, slower delivery miscued to midwicket.

8.6

Patel to Morgan, no run, chops it into the ground square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 9 (4 runs) Middlesex 41/3 (122 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 4.55, RRR: 11.09)
EJG Morgan    3* (8b)      MM Patel    1-0-4-0
DJ Malan    6* (10b)     

Warne comes into the attack.

9.1

Warne to Malan, 1 run, tossed up wide outside the off stump, played down the ground to long off.

9.2

Warne to Morgan, no run, tossed up wide once again, mistimes the shot to the off side.

9.3

Warne to Morgan, 2 runs, swept from outside the off stump to deep square leg.

9.4

Warne to Morgan, 1 run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, played to the sweeper on the off side.

9.5

Warne to Malan, no run, reverse sweeps straight to the fielder at backward point.

9.6

Warne to Malan, 2 runs, laps it around to short fine leg and picks up couple of runs.

End of over 10 (6 runs) Middlesex 47/3 (116 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 4.70, RRR: 11.60)
DJ Malan    9* (13b)      SK Warne    1-0-6-0
EJG Morgan    6* (11b)     

10.1

Patel to Morgan, FOUR, down the wicket and takes it on the full and slashes it to the point boundary.

10.2

Patel to Morgan, 1 run, low full toss driven along the ground to the sweeper on the off side.

10.3

Patel to Malan, no run, nice delivery, keeps it full outside the off stump and through to the keeper.

10.4

Patel to Malan, FOUR, hit down the ground past mid-on to the fence, did not come from the middle of the bat.

10.5

Patel to Malan, no run, sliced in the air just short of the fielder at point.

10.6

Patel to Malan, 1 run, full toss hit down the ground to long off.

Lot of work to be done by Middlesex team.

End of over 11 (10 runs) Middlesex 57/3 (106 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 5.18, RRR: 11.77)
DJ Malan    14* (17b 1x4)      MM Patel    2-0-14-0
EJG Morgan    11* (13b 1x4)     

11.1

Warne to Malan, no run, a high full toss and the batsman completely missed it.

11.2

Warne to Malan, no run, driven to mid-off, a good stop by Langer.

11.3

Warne to Malan, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

11.4

Warne to Malan, 1 run, driven out to the sweeper on the off side.

11.5

Warne to Morgan, no run, played back to the bowler, it was the flipper.

11.6

Warne to Morgan, no run, reverse sweeps but once again picks out the fielder at backward point.

End of over 12 (1 run) Middlesex 58/3 (105 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.83, RRR: 13.12)
EJG Morgan    11* (15b 1x4)      SK Warne    2-0-7-0
DJ Malan    15* (21b 1x4)     

12.1

Patel to Malan, 1 run, hit in the air to deep midwicket, wonderful effort from Fazal, bounced just in front of him, the fielder does not claim the catch, well done.

12.2

Patel to Morgan, 1 run, driven to the sweeper in the deep on the off side.

12.3

Patel to Malan, 1 run, swings it to deep midwicket.

12.4

Patel to Morgan, 2 runs, uses his feet and mishits in the air to long on.

12.5

Patel to Morgan, 1 run, a strange shot, looking to reverse sweep, gets the back of the bat and goes to third man.

12.6

Patel to Malan, 1 run, full toss mistimed to the left of mid-on.

End of over 13 (7 runs) Middlesex 65/3 (98 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 14.00)
DJ Malan    18* (24b 1x4)      MM Patel    3-0-21-0
EJG Morgan    15* (18b 1x4)     

Raut into the attack.

13.1

Raut to Malan, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

13.2

Raut to Malan, 2 runs, reverse sweeps to third man for couple of runs.

13.3

Raut to Malan, FOUR, hit very straight over the bowler to the fence.

13.4

Raut to Malan, no run, reverse sweeps a full toss and misses it.

13.5

Raut to Malan, FOUR, a long hop and pulled well to midwicket fence.

13.6

Raut to Malan, 2 runs, works it through midwicket and good running, comes back for the second run.

A good over for Middlesex.

End of over 14 (12 runs) Middlesex 77/3 (86 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.50, RRR: 14.33)
DJ Malan    30* (30b 3x4)      AS Raut    1-0-12-0
EJG Morgan    15* (18b 1x4)     

Tanvir is back into the attack.

14.1

Sohail Tanvir to Morgan, OUT, slower delivery from Tanvir, looking for the reverse sweep, he can only lap it to keeper who dives to his right to take a good catch.

EJG Morgan c †Ojha b Sohail Tanvir 15 (19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 78.94

86 runs required from 35 balls.

14.2

Sohail Tanvir to Henderson, no run, good ball keeping it full, plays square of the wicket on the off side.

14.3

Sohail Tanvir to Henderson, 1 run, slower delivery, goes off the inside edge to the onside.

14.4

Sohail Tanvir to Malan, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

14.5

Sohail Tanvir to Henderson, OUT, slower delivery coming round the wicket, mishits it high in the air to long off and Mascarenhas takes the catch.

T Henderson c Mascarenhas b Sohail Tanvir 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

14.6

Sohail Tanvir to Malan, 2 runs, down the wicket and squeezes it out to third man.

End of over 15 (4 runs) Middlesex 81/5 (82 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.40, RRR: 16.40)
DJ Malan    33* (32b 3x4)      Sohail Tanvir    3-0-12-3
GK Berg    0* (0b)     

Warne is back.

15.1

Warne to Berg, no run, played back to the bowler.

15.2

Warne to Berg, 1 run, full ball swept to deep backward square leg.

15.3

Warne to Malan, 1 run, quicker delivery played back past the bowler.

15.4

Warne to Berg, no run, tossed up outside the leg stump, swings and misses.

15.5

Warne to Berg, 1 run, moves back and drives to deep point.

15.6

Warne to Malan, OUT, a googly from Warne and that gets him a wicket, Malan charges down the track fails to pick up the delivery and swings at it and misses, Ojha collects the ball and whips off the bails.

DJ Malan st †Ojha b Warne 34 (34b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

End of over 16 (3 runs) Middlesex 84/6 (79 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 5.25, RRR: 19.75)
     SK Warne    3-0-10-1
GK Berg    2* (4b)     

Raut is back.

16.1

Raut to Berg, no run, uses his feet and takes it on the pad.

16.2

Raut to Berg, 1 run, mistimes the shot to extra cover.

16.3

Raut to Scott, no run, uses his feet and mistimes the shot to deep midwicket.

16.4

Raut to Scott, no run, moves forward and drives back to the bowler.

16.5

Raut to Scott, 1 run, sweeps and a top-edge to deep backward square leg.

16.6

Raut to Berg, FOUR, backs away and picks the gap and hits it well over extra cover.

End of over 17 (6 runs) Middlesex 90/6 (73 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 5.29, RRR: 24.33)
GK Berg    7* (7b 1x4)      AS Raut    2-0-18-0
BJM Scott    1* (3b)     

17.1

Warne to Scott, 1 run, reverse sweeps behind point.

17.2

Warne to Berg, 2 runs, down the wicket and drives down the ground to long on.

17.3

Warne to Berg, SIX, hits it well over the bowler and over the fence for maximum, hit flat and hard.

17.4

Warne to Berg, FOUR, picks up another boundary, swings hard along the ground to square leg fence.

17.5

Warne to Berg, no run, slower from Warne, sweeps and misses.

17.6

Warne to Berg, 1 run, quicker delivery driven down the ground to long off.

Finishes his spell, wonderful bowling.

End of over 18 (14 runs) Middlesex 104/6 (59 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.77, RRR: 29.50)
GK Berg    20* (12b 2x4 1x6)      SK Warne    4-0-24-1
BJM Scott    2* (4b)     

Tanvir comes round the wicket.

18.1

Sohail Tanvir to Berg, 1 run, plays out to deep midwicket.

18.2

Sohail Tanvir to Scott, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to third man for a single.

18.3

Sohail Tanvir to Berg, no run, right in the block-hole outside the off stump, plays and misses.

18.4

Sohail Tanvir to Berg, FOUR, backs away and slashes at a full toss outside the off stump and plays it over backward point.

18.5

Sohail Tanvir to Berg, 1 run, moves across his stumps and looks to lap it around, off the bottom of the bat goes to the onside.

18.6

Sohail Tanvir to Scott, 1 run, slower delivery dug out to the onside.

End of over 19 (8 runs) Middlesex 112/6 (51 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 5.89, RRR: 51.00)
BJM Scott    4* (6b)      Sohail Tanvir    4-0-20-3
GK Berg    26* (16b 3x4 1x6)     

19.1

Raut to Scott, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep square leg.

19.2

Raut to Berg, OUT, swings it from outside the off stump to deep midwicket and Fazal makes no mistake, takes the catch.

GK Berg c Fazal b Raut 26 (18b 3x4 1x6) SR: 144.44

19.3

Raut to Scott, 1 run, sweeps from wide outside the off stump to deep midwicket.

19.4

Raut to Udal, 1 run, moves forward and pushes through covers for a single.

19.5

Raut to Scott, no run, sweeps and misses outside the off stump.

19.6

Raut to Scott, 1 run, lofts it in the air down the ground to long off.

Rajasthan Royals win by 46 runs. A one-sided game, wonderful bowling from Tanvir, Mascarenhas and Warne to restrict Middlesex, they were never in the game. Dimitri Mascarenhas is the Man-of-the-Match.

End of over 20 (4 runs) Middlesex 116/7 (47 runs required)
BJM Scott    7* (10b)      AS Raut    3-0-22-1
SD Udal    1* (1b)     
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Jul 6, 2009

Dawid Malan tries to be unorthodox, Middlesex v Rajasthan Royals, British Asian Cup, Lord's, July 6, 2009

Dawid Malan tries to be unorthodox

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Jul 6, 2009

Team-mates congratulate Dimitri Mascarenhas after Neil Dexter's dismissal, Middlesex v Rajasthan Royals, British Asian Cup, Lord's, July 6, 2009

Team-mates congratulate Dimitri Mascarenhas after Neil Dexter's dismissal

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