ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

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1.1

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run

1.2

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, Gordon steaming in, pitched it up, defending back

1.3

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, 1 no ball, over stepping, hit the deck hard though, Gordon trying to work up some pace

1.3

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, 1 wide, That was a rough call, left outside off, given a wide

1.3

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, left alone, just short of good length outside off

1.4

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, too full, could have been driven away, left just on pace I suppose

1.5

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, full toss outside off, left alone, Haroon doesn't seem too comfortable against the pace, leaves the full toss alone

1.6

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run

United Arab Emirates 5/0   JOA Gordon 1-0-2-0

3.1

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, length on off stumps, defended back

3.2

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, too full and wide, left alone again, Gordon's radar is off

3.3

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, closer to the stumps, but still left alone

3.4

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, straighter and a better length, batsman rocks back and defends it

3.5

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, no run, left alone outside off, short of a length

3.6

Gordon to Haroon Iftikhar, OUT, Gone, better length does the trick, he fished at it !

Haroon Iftikhar c †Hamza Tariq b Gordon 1 (19m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.66

United Arab Emirates 5/1   JOA Gordon 2-1-2-1

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

5.4

Gordon to Arshad Ali, no run, left alone outside, off just a little too wide for him to play at it

5.5

Gordon to Arshad Ali, no run, right in the cordon of uncertainty, well judged by the batsman, he shoulders it smartly

5.6

Gordon to Arshad Ali, no run, defended to mid off, Arshal Ali looking good against Gordon

United Arab Emirates 10/1   JOA Gordon 3-1-7-1

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   JOA Gordon 4-2-7-1

20.1

Gordon to Patil, FOUR, short and wide, bread and butter for Patil, cuts it past point

20.2

Gordon to Patil, 1 run, quick single to mid wicket

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

20.6

Gordon to Shaiman Anwar, no run, shout for caught behind down the legside, nothing doing

United Arab Emirates 48/3   JOA Gordon 5-2-12-2

22.1

Gordon to Patil, FOUR, too full outside off, leans in and drives it past covers for four

22.2

Gordon to Patil, 2 runs, pulls with no conviction just past square leg

22.3

Gordon to Patil, no run, yorker, dug out, Gordon trying to build up some steam

22.4

Gordon to Patil, FOUR, Patil doesn't mind it though, smokes a straight drive past the bowler

22.5

Gordon to Patil, no run, tries to pull this time, a little late on it, balls goes to square leg

22.6

Gordon to Patil, no run, good ball this time, length outside off, left alone by the batsman

United Arab Emirates 63/3   JOA Gordon 6-2-22-2

24.1

Gordon to Patil, no run

24.2

Gordon to Patil, 1 run, opens the face to point for a single

24.3

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run, defends it to covers of the backfoot

24.4

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

24.5

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run, squares him up with that length ball

24.6

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run, left alone

United Arab Emirates 64/4   JOA Gordon 7-2-23-2

26.1

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, 1 run, pushed past covers for a single

26.2

Gordon to Patil, no run, cut straight to point

26.3

Gordon to Patil, 1 run, guides it past point for a single

26.4

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run, leaves it alone, was too wide to offer a shot

26.5

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run, better line this time, leaves it alone

26.6

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run, wide outside off, left alone this time

United Arab Emirates 70/4   JOA Gordon 8-2-25-2

28.1

Gordon to Patil, no run, defends it back to covers, short of a length on off stump

28.2

Gordon to Patil, 1 run

28.3

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

28.4

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

28.5

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

28.6

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, 2 runs

United Arab Emirates 76/4   JOA Gordon 9-2-28-2

30.1

Gordon to Patil, no run

30.2

Gordon to Patil, no run

30.3

Gordon to Patil, 3 runs

30.4

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

30.5

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

30.6

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

United Arab Emirates 80/4   JOA Gordon 10-2-31-2

32.1

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, no run

32.2

Gordon to Rohan Mustafa, OUT, caught behind again

Rohan Mustafa c †Hamza Tariq b Gordon 4 (32m 24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

32.3

Gordon to Nasir Aziz, 3 runs

32.4

Gordon to Patil, 2 runs

32.5

Gordon to Patil, no run

32.6

Gordon to Patil, FOUR

United Arab Emirates 97/5   JOA Gordon 11-2-40-3

34.1

Gordon to Patil, no run

34.2

Gordon to Patil, no run

34.3

Gordon to Patil, 1 run

34.4

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

34.5

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

34.6

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

United Arab Emirates 103/6   JOA Gordon 12-2-41-3

36.1

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

36.2

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

36.3

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

36.4

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

36.5

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

36.6

Gordon to Mohammad Azam, no run

United Arab Emirates 107/6   JOA Gordon 13-3-41-3

38.1

Gordon to Amjad Javed, no run, punched back of the backfoot

38.2

Gordon to Amjad Javed, 2 runs, flicked just wide of short leg

38.3

Gordon to Amjad Javed, OUT, driven uppishly and Patel makes no mistake at mid on

Amjad Javed c Patel b Gordon 3 (6m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

38.4

Gordon to Ahmed Raza, OUT, Gordon running through the emirates here, another one edges it to Hamza

Ahmed Raza c †Hamza Tariq b Gordon 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

38.5

Gordon to Mohammad Naveed, OUT, Hattrick ! prods at it from the front foot, feathers it to the keeper, Hamza makes no mistake !

Mohammad Naveed c †Hamza Tariq b Gordon 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

United Arab Emirates 116/10   JOA Gordon 13.5-3-43-6
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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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