ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

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5.1

Gordon to Khurram Khan, FOUR, guides it to third man area

5.2

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run

5.3

Gordon to Khurram Khan, 1 run, yorker, just about digs it out to square leg for a single

United Arab Emirates 10/1   Khurram Khan 5* (3b 1x4)

6.1

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, banged in short into the ribs, tucks it square legs

6.2

Osinde to Khurram Khan, 1 run, drive to covers, didn't time that though

United Arab Emirates 11/1   Khurram Khan 6* (5b 1x4)

7.1

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, left alone outside off, a little too wide for him to go at it

7.2

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run

7.3

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, hit length, attacking the middle stump line, rocks back and defends it

7.4

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, further short this time, defends it to point

7.5

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, left alone, short of a length outside off

7.6

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, this one came back in and almost went through bat and pad, he manages to negate it through a thick inside edge

United Arab Emirates 11/1   Khurram Khan 6* (11b 1x4)

9.1

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, beauty to start off, leaving the lefty he plays and misses at that one

9.2

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, that one was on the legs, flicked it to mid on

9.3

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, 2 runs, on the legs again, no square leg, Hamza makes the trek to the vacant square leg region

9.4

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, on the pads again, mid wicket has been brought in, and the ball goes straight to him

9.5

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, 2 runs, brushed of the pads again, Baidwan needs to correct his line

9.6

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, 1 run, loud shout for lbw, umpires says bat first, I think it was pad, another one for the hot spot

United Arab Emirates 18/2   Khurram Khan 11* (17b 1x4)

10.1

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, left alone, outside off, no carry there

10.2

Osinde to Khurram Khan, 1 leg bye, on the pads misses out on that one

United Arab Emirates 19/2   Khurram Khan 11* (19b 1x4)

11.1

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, 2 runs, drives a wide one past point, didn't need the screen really

11.2

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, huge shout for lbw, that one came back in, struck just outside off

11.3

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run

11.4

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, 1 run, quick single to covers

United Arab Emirates 22/2   Khurram Khan 14* (23b 1x4)

12.1

Osinde to Khurram Khan, 1 run, glanced of his for a single

United Arab Emirates 27/2   Khurram Khan 15* (24b 1x4)

14.1

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run

14.2

Osinde to Khurram Khan, 2 runs, guides it past point for a double, Nitish cleans up

14.3

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, left alone outside off

14.4

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, darts back in, batsman was cut in half !

14.5

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, brilliant stop at point by Nitish

14.6

Osinde to Khurram Khan, 1 run, driven wide of mid off, for a single

United Arab Emirates 33/2   Khurram Khan 18* (30b 1x4)

15.1

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, brings it back in, loud shout for lbw, struck outside off

15.2

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, 2 runs, thick edge to second slip, misfield gives the double, Harvir took that one away from the lefty

15.3

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, this one came back, kept out to mid on

15.4

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, brings that one back in, loud shout turned down

15.5

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run

15.6

Baidwan to Khurram Khan, no run, short and wide, stopped by Hiral at point

United Arab Emirates 35/2   Khurram Khan 20* (36b 1x4)

16.2

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, good stop at point again by Nitish

16.3

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, tucks him up with that short a length ball

16.4

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, guides it to point

16.5

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, shapes it back in again

16.6

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run, left alone

United Arab Emirates 38/2   Khurram Khan 20* (41b 1x4)

18.1

Osinde to Khurram Khan, 1 run, cut in front of point for a single, we continue for now, it is pretty heavy

18.6

Osinde to Khurram Khan, no run

United Arab Emirates 42/2   Khurram Khan 21* (43b 1x4)

20.3

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, thick outside edge to gully, didn't carry again

20.4

Gordon to Khurram Khan, no run, play and a miss

20.5

Gordon to Khurram Khan, OUT, blinder at point by Desai, cut hard to the wrong hand off Desai, full strech dive to his right

Khurram Khan c Desai b Gordon 21 (76m 46b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.65

United Arab Emirates 48/3   Khurram Khan 21 (46b 1x4)
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Aug 4, 2013

Jeremy Gordon with his Man-of-the-Match award, Canada v United Arab Emirates, ICC Intercontinental Cup, 4th day, King City, August 4, 2013

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Khurram Khan celebrates his century, Canada v United Arab Emirates, ICC Intercontinental Cup, 4th day, King City, August 4, 2013

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