ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

0.1

Hamid Hassan to Patel, 1 wide, quick but down the legside

0.1

Hamid Hassan to Patel, no run, left alone

0.2

Hamid Hassan to Patel, no run, flicks it to mid wicket, very sehwagish in that flicks of the hips

0.3

Hamid Hassan to Patel, no run, ouch ! he jammed his hand between the handle and the ball, thats gotta hurt, came in to him, physio is on the field, that has got to hurt !

0.4

Hamid Hassan to Patel, FOUR, whoosh ! big swing over the slips for four

0.5

Hamid Hassan to Patel, no run, defends it of the back foot

0.6

Hamid Hassan to Patel, no run, Patel was waiting on the backfoot for a bouncer which never came, manages to keep it out

End of over 1 (5 runs) Canada 5/0 (146 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 7.68)
H Patel    4* (6b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-5-0
R Gunasekera    0* (0b)     

1.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Gunasekera, 1 leg bye

1.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, 1 run, flicks it of the backfoot

1.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Gunasekera, 1 run, thick inside edge takes it two mid wicket

1.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, no run, tucking him up, Afghanistan has done their home work

1.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, 1 run, attempted pull, he was late on it goes right back past the bowler

1.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Gunasekera, 1 run, driven to long off

End of over 2 (5 runs) Canada 10/0 (141 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 7.83)
R Gunasekera    2* (3b)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-4-0
H Patel    6* (9b 1x4)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-5-0

2.1

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, no run, struck on the pads, loud shout turned down

2.2

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, 1 run, taps it to mdi wicket

2.3

Hamid Hassan to Patel, no run, again no room given to Hiral, hes waiting on the backfoot for that wide one to cut, its just not coming

2.4

Hamid Hassan to Patel, FOUR, this time he goes down the track, good shot

2.5

Hamid Hassan to Patel, 1 run, hit hard straight to the skipper at mid off, who puts it down, both skippers spilling catches

2.6

Hamid Hassan to Gunasekera, 4 leg byes, on the legs from around the wicket, 4 leg byes

End of over 3 (10 runs) Canada 20/0 (131 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 6.66, RRR: 7.70)
R Gunasekera    3* (6b)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-11-0
H Patel    11* (12b 2x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-4-0

3.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, FOUR, whipped of the hips, for four

3.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, FOUR, he was waiting for that one, short and wide, cuts it for four to third man

3.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, no run, goes down the track and doesn't connect

3.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, FOUR, shot of the day ! punched of the backfoot through covers and point, shades of sehwag !

3.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, SIX, fetch that ! room given, he hammers it over point of the front foot for six, HP has powered on

3.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Patel, no run, cracker of a drive and even better stop at point by the Gulbodin

End of over 4 (18 runs) Canada 38/0 (113 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 9.50, RRR: 7.06)
H Patel    29* (18b 5x4 1x6)      Mirwais Ashraf    2-0-22-0
R Gunasekera    3* (6b)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-11-0

4.1

Dawlat Zadran to Gunasekera, OUT, steps out and misses it completely

R Gunasekera b Dawlat Zadran 3 (21m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

4.2

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, no run, pushed to midwicket, single was at offer, sent back by Hansra

4.3

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, 1 leg bye

4.4

Dawlat Zadran to Patel, 1 run, flicks to fine leg

4.5

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, 1 run, skied it, trying to cut it, drops safely

4.6

Dawlat Zadran to Patel, FOUR, cuts hard ! over point four runs, no stopping that one

End of over 5 (7 runs) Canada 45/1 (106 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 9.00, RRR: 7.06)
H Patel    34* (20b 6x4 1x6)      Dawlat Zadran    1-0-6-1
AS Hansra    1* (3b)      Mirwais Ashraf    2-0-22-0

5.1

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, 1 run, driven to covers

5.2

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, 1 run, dropped again ! at mid on this time

5.3

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, 1 run, works it to off side for a single

5.4

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, no run, defends it back of the front foot

5.5

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, no run, defends it back again, Hiral gatering himself

5.6

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, 1 run, worked of his legs for a single to deep square leg

End of over 6 (4 runs) Canada 49/1 (102 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 8.16, RRR: 7.28)
H Patel    36* (24b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-4-0
AS Hansra    3* (5b)      Dawlat Zadran    1-0-6-1

6.1

Dawlat Zadran to Patel, 1 run, pushed it to mid wicket for a single

6.2

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, 1 run, flicked to mid wicket

6.3

Dawlat Zadran to Patel, 1 run, driven to mid on

6.4

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, no run, struck on the pads

6.5

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, FOUR, driven down the ground for four

6.6

Dawlat Zadran to Hansra, no run, beaten by the pace and bounce

End of over 7 (7 runs) Canada 56/1 (95 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 7.30)
AS Hansra    8* (9b 1x4)      Dawlat Zadran    2-0-13-1
H Patel    38* (26b 6x4 1x6)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-4-0

7.1

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, no run, pushed to mid wicket

7.2

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, 1 leg bye

7.3

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, no run, defends it to mid wicket

7.4

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, 1 run, pulled of the backfoot to square leg

7.5

Mohammad Nabi to Patel, 1 run, driven to long on

7.6

Mohammad Nabi to Hansra, no run, driven to covers

End of over 8 (3 runs) Canada 59/1 (92 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 7.37, RRR: 7.66)
AS Hansra    9* (12b 1x4)      Mohammad Nabi    2-0-6-0
H Patel    39* (29b 6x4 1x6)      Dawlat Zadran    2-0-13-1

8.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Patel, no run, full and flat by the leggie, Patel pushes it to covers

8.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Patel, 2 runs, driven hard down the ground and they come back for the double

8.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Patel, no run, quicker one, almost ran through him, he was late on the cut

8.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Patel, 1 run, pulled to mid wicket

8.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Hansra, 1 run, inside edge

8.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Patel, no run, quicker one, almost goes through him again

End of over 9 (4 runs) Canada 63/1 (88 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 8.00)
H Patel    42* (34b 6x4 1x6)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-4-0
AS Hansra    10* (13b 1x4)      Mohammad Nabi    2-0-6-0

9.1

Nawroz Mangal to Hansra, OUT, long hop hit straight to long off

AS Hansra c Shabir Noori b Nawroz Mangal 10 (17m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Chants of Cheema as he walks in

9.2

Nawroz Mangal to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, punched of the backfoot for a single to long off

9.3

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 2 runs, slices it trying to go down town, falls safely just behind short third man

9.4

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, no run, defends it back

9.5

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, no run, defends it back

9.6

Nawroz Mangal to Patel, 1 run, steps out and clubs it to long on

End of over 10 (4 runs) Canada 67/2 (84 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 6.70, RRR: 8.40)
H Patel    45* (38b 6x4 1x6)      Nawroz Mangal    1-0-4-1
Rizwan Cheema    1* (1b)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-4-0

10.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Patel, OUT, long hop again ! pulled straight to mid wicket

H Patel c Shabir Noori b Samiullah Shenwari 45 (43m 39b 6x4 1x6) SR: 115.38

10.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Gordon, 1 run, driven to covers for a single

10.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, Cheema goes downtown, it was full he launches it over long off, flat but long !

10.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Rizwan Cheema, no run, another slides, strikes cheema on the pads

10.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Rizwan Cheema, no run, yorker on the pads, cheema just gets a bottom edge

10.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs

End of over 11 (9 runs) Canada 76/3 (75 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 6.90, RRR: 8.33)
Rizwan Cheema    9* (5b 1x6)      Samiullah Shenwari    2-0-13-1
TG Gordon    1* (1b)      Nawroz Mangal    1-0-4-1

11.1

Mohammad Nabi to Gordon, no run

11.2

Mohammad Nabi to Gordon, no run, another dot ball, they are being cheered by the crowd

11.3

Mohammad Nabi to Gordon, 1 run

11.4

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, pulled to long on for another single

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Gordon, 1 run, single to covers

11.6

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, another drive for a single

End of over 12 (4 runs) Canada 80/3 (71 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 6.66, RRR: 8.87)
Rizwan Cheema    11* (7b 1x6)      Mohammad Nabi    3-0-10-0
TG Gordon    3* (5b)      Samiullah Shenwari    2-0-13-1

12.1

Dawlat Zadran to Rizwan Cheema, no run, beaten by the bounce

12.2

Dawlat Zadran to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, yorker dug out to long on

12.3

Dawlat Zadran to Gordon, 1 run, inside edge onto the pads, they take a single as the ball rolls to mdi wicket

12.4

Dawlat Zadran to Rizwan Cheema, no run, big swing not connected

12.5

Dawlat Zadran to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, whoosh ! of his pads into the crowd

12.6

Dawlat Zadran to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, run out ! cheema defends it and took off for the single, Tyson was hesitant but woudl have still made it, if he grounded his bat

TG Gordon run out 4 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Zubin the home club boy walks into a lot of applause

End of over 13 (8 runs) Canada 88/3 (63 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 6.76, RRR: 9.00)
Rizwan Cheema    18* (12b 2x6)      Dawlat Zadran    3-0-21-1
     Mohammad Nabi    3-0-10-0

13.1

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, no run, cheema hits it straight to mid wicket

13.2

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, driven to long off

13.3

Mohammad Nabi to Surkari, 1 run, works it to mid wicket from off stump for a single

13.4

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, opens the face to third man

13.5

Mohammad Nabi to Surkari, 1 leg bye, attempted sweep takes the pad to fine leg

13.6

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, no run, fires in the last ball of his spell, Cheema digs it out

Key pair at the crease right now, if Canada wants to win this one of these two need to be at the wicket till the end

End of over 14 (4 runs) Canada 92/4 (59 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 6.57, RRR: 9.83)
Rizwan Cheema    20* (16b 2x6)      Mohammad Nabi    4-0-13-0
ZE Surkari    1* (2b)      Dawlat Zadran    3-0-21-1

14.1

Hamid Hassan to Surkari, 1 run, quick single

14.2

Hamid Hassan to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, yorker driven to long on

14.3

Hamid Hassan to Surkari, 1 run, gloves that pull shot to fine leg

14.4

Hamid Hassan to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, big swing from Cheema, thick edge wide of third man for four

14.5

Hamid Hassan to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, inside edge on to the pad the ball rolls to mid wicket, good running, they ran 2 in 30 yards

14.6

Hamid Hassan to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, shot ! low full toss, Cheema goes over cover

End of over 15 (13 runs) Canada 105/4 (46 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 7.00, RRR: 9.20)
Rizwan Cheema    31* (20b 2x4 2x6)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-24-0
ZE Surkari    3* (4b)      Mohammad Nabi    4-0-13-0

15.1

Mohammad Nabi to Surkari, 1 run

15.2

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, no run

15.3

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, driven wide of long off for four

15.4

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run

15.5

Mohammad Nabi to Surkari, 1 run, played to mid wicket

15.6

Mohammad Nabi to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, breakthrough, Cheema is gone, trying to go for one too many, good catch by the skipper after a collision with Karim, he gives him a mouthfull coming into his catch

Rizwan Cheema c & b Mohammad Nabi 36 (29m 24b 3x4 2x6) SR: 150.00

End of over 16 (7 runs) Canada 112/5 (39 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 7.00, RRR: 9.75)
     Mohammad Nabi    5-0-20-1
ZE Surkari    5* (6b)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-24-0

16.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, no run

16.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, FOUR, skips down the track and slices it wide of point for four, good shot !

16.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to covers

16.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Surkari, FOUR, beauty ! just a flick of the wrists and bisects the gap between square leg and mid wicket

16.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Surkari, OUT, poor cricket ! he just scored a boundary and tries to go big over long on, thats not his game nor what the situation required

ZE Surkari c Dawlat Zadran b Mirwais Ashraf 9 (17m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 112.50

16.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, limbads skips down and drives it into the covers for a double

End of over 17 (11 runs) Canada 123/6 (28 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.23, RRR: 9.33)
Usman Limbada    7* (4b 1x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    3-0-33-1
Khurram Chohan    0* (0b)      Mohammad Nabi    5-0-20-1

17.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Khurram Chohan, 1 run, flicks it to fine leg for a single

17.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, cuts it in the air wide of point

17.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Usman Limbada, no run, went down on one knee looking for the slog sweep, it was too full

17.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Usman Limbada, OUT

Usman Limbada c sub (Izatullah Dawlatzai) b Samiullah Shenwari 9 (10m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 128.57

cut straight to point, poor dismissal again

17.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Baidwan, no run

17.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Baidwan, OUT, slider, goes right through him, Harvir was making room but it slid through him

HS Baidwan b Samiullah Shenwari 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 18 (3 runs) Canada 126/8 (25 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.00, RRR: 12.50)
     Samiullah Shenwari    3-0-16-3
Khurram Chohan    1* (1b)      Mirwais Ashraf    3-0-33-1

18.1

Hamid Hassan to Khurram Chohan, OUT, wickets falling in a hurry here, full toss and Chohan gives a leading edge trying to flick it pops up to mid off

Khurram Chohan c Mirwais Ashraf b Hamid Hassan 1 (9m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

18.2

Hamid Hassan to Bhatti, 1 run, flicks it to square leg

18.3

Hamid Hassan to Desai, no run, fast yorker, blocked out by # 11

18.4

Hamid Hassan to Desai, no run, short ball, Desai keeps it out again

18.5

Hamid Hassan to Desai, 2 runs, Desai drives it to covers and runs a single, overthrow lets them have another one

18.6

Hamid Hassan to Desai, no run, another yorker kept out by Desai

End of over 19 (3 runs) Canada 129/9 (22 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 6.78, RRR: 22.00)
PA Desai    2* (4b)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-27-1
RA Bhatti    1* (1b)      Samiullah Shenwari    3-0-16-3

19.1

Dawlat Zadran to Bhatti, 1 run, edged it to third man

19.2

Dawlat Zadran to Desai, no run, on his legs, fails to get it away

19.3

Dawlat Zadran to Desai, 1 wide, down the leg side, trying to bowl too fast

19.3

Dawlat Zadran to Desai, no run, drives it back to the bowler

19.4

Dawlat Zadran to Desai, 1 run, full toss on his hips, flicks for a single

19.5

Dawlat Zadran to Bhatti, no run, defends it to covers

19.6

Dawlat Zadran to Bhatti, 1 run, flicks it to mid wicket for a single

Thats that ! game over Afghanistan take the game, Canada was in it till the dismissal of Cheema, thats where the game just went too far away Nabi is Man of the Match Do join us for t20 tournament between Canada, Afghanistan, USA and T&T.

End of over 20 (4 runs) Canada 133/9 (18 runs required)
RA Bhatti    3* (4b)      Dawlat Zadran    4-0-25-1
PA Desai    3* (7b)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-27-1
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