ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2013 / Commentary

ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier - 11th match, Group B

Canada Women v Japan Women

Canada Women won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

Good afternoon and welcome to day 3 of the Womens World T20 qualifiers her in Dublin. My name is Justin Smyth and im going to be bringing you live ball by ball coverage if todays Group B game between Canada and Japan. The sun is shining here at The Hills ground just outside Dublin.

Both of todays teams have lost their opening two games and will be hoping to get the win today to stop getting the wooden spoon in Group B.

News form the middle is that Canada have won the toss and are bowling

Japan have gone with the same team that were all out for 21 against Sri Lanka ladies on Thursday. There are two changes to the Canada team. Blackadder and Kenton coming in for White and Vithanage. So please join me at 2.00pm for the start of the game.

0.1

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, 3 wides, outside offstump and the keeper cant gather

0.1

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, 1 wide, down legside this time

0.1

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, 1 wide, too far outside offstump

0.1

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, 1 wide, outside offstump and its very wayward to start

0.1

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, no run, first legitimate ball hit to cover

0.2

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, no run, good length ball defended back to the bowler

0.3

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, no run, goes for a pull shot. Just gets through the shot too early and there is no run

0.4

Saniyah Zia to Yamamoto, 1 run, guides the ball to the left of point and there is a quick single

0.5

Saniyah Zia to Sakamoto, no run, goes back in the crease and looks to cut the ball. Misses and goes through to the keeper

0.6

Saniyah Zia to Sakamoto, no run, gets in line and plays the ball to cover

End of over 1 (7 runs) Japan Women 7/0
C Sakamoto    0* (2b)      Saniyah Zia    1-0-7-0
M Yamamoto    1* (4b)     

1.1

Kenton to Yamamoto, 2 runs, hits the ball to point and it goes straight through the fielder

1.2

Kenton to Yamamoto, OUT, its a full ball that Yamaoto plays all round the ball and is bowled

M Yamamoto b Kenton 3 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

1.3

Kenton to Miyaji, OUT, its two in two. Its popped up in the air to cover and its an easy catch. Hatrick is on here.

S Miyaji c Mirchandani b Kenton 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.4

Kenton to Ota, no run, turns the ball into the legside to stop the hattrick

1.5

Kenton to Ota, 1 bye, goes through the batsman and the keeper

1.6

Kenton to Sakamoto, no run, pitched up and knocked back down the pitch

End of over 2 (3 runs) Japan Women 10/2
C Sakamoto    0* (3b)      L Kenton    1-0-2-2
K Ota    0* (2b)      Saniyah Zia    1-0-7-0

2.1

Turik to Ota, 1 wide, goes down legside to start

2.1

Turik to Ota, 1 wide, down legside again

2.1

Turik to Ota, no run, hits the pad on the way down to the keeper

2.2

Turik to Ota, no run, gets lots of bounce and its defended into the legside

2.3

Turik to Ota, no run, gets hit on the pads and there is a huge appeal. The Umpire is unmoved

2.4

Turik to Ota, 1 wide, goes down the legside and its another wide. Extras are the top scorer here at the minute

2.4

Turik to Ota, no run, gets in line and defends to mid-wicket

2.5

Turik to Ota, 1 run, clipped down to short ling leg and its a run off the bat!

2.6

Turik to Sakamoto, no run, turned to square leg and straight to the fielder

End of over 3 (4 runs) Japan Women 14/2
C Sakamoto    0* (4b)      MJ Turik    1-0-4-0
K Ota    1* (7b)      L Kenton    1-0-2-2

3.1

Kenton to Ota, no run, outside offstump and unlucky not to get the outside edge

3.2

Kenton to Ota, no run, looks to turn the ball into the legside and misses. Hits high on the pads and its not out

3.3

Kenton to Ota, 1 run, gets a thick edge down to third man

3.4

Kenton to Sakamoto, FOUR, gets a full toss and hits the ball to cow corner

3.5

Kenton to Sakamoto, no run, gets forward and defends

3.6

Kenton to Sakamoto, no run, gets in line and defends the ball forward

End of over 4 (5 runs) Japan Women 19/2
C Sakamoto    4* (7b 1x4)      L Kenton    2-0-7-2
K Ota    2* (10b)      MJ Turik    1-0-4-0

4.1

Turik to Ota, 1 run, turns the ball past the short square leg and they get an easy run

4.2

Turik to Sakamoto, FOUR, wide of offstump and cut hard square on the offside. Great shot

4.3

Turik to Sakamoto, 1 wide, outside the offstump

4.3

Turik to Sakamoto, no run, gets the front foot forward and defends back to the bowler

4.4

Turik to Sakamoto, FOUR, gets another wide ball and cuts square on the offside again

4.5

Turik to Sakamoto, no run, guides the ball down to point

4.6

Turik to Sakamoto, no run, looks to cut the ball again and its too fast so she misses

End of over 5 (10 runs) Japan Women 29/2
C Sakamoto    12* (12b 3x4)      MJ Turik    2-0-14-0
K Ota    3* (11b)      L Kenton    2-0-7-2

5.1

Kenton to Ota, no run, looks to pull the ball and misses

5.2

Kenton to Ota, no run, gets forward and plays the ball back to the bowler

5.3

Kenton to Ota, 1 run, hits the ball to point and a misfield means they get an easy single

5.4

Kenton to Sakamoto, no run, looks to hit the ball down the ground and doesnt quite time it. Goes to mid-on

5.5

Kenton to Sakamoto, no run, guides the ball to point and there is no run

5.6

Kenton to Sakamoto, 1 run, its a full toss and its hit high over square leg. She runs back and fields

End of over 6 (2 runs) Japan Women 31/2
C Sakamoto    13* (15b 3x4)      L Kenton    3-0-9-2
K Ota    4* (14b)      MJ Turik    2-0-14-0

6.1

Bartholemew to Sakamoto, no run, yorker length ball dug out well by Sakamoto

6.2

Bartholemew to Sakamoto, 3 wides, goes down the legside and the keeper couldnt stop it

6.2

Bartholemew to Sakamoto, no run, looks to pull the ball and misses. Hits the pad and then goes into the legside

6.3

Bartholemew to Sakamoto, 1 run, gets a better connection to that pull. It goes down to short long leg and she throws at the strikers end

6.4

Bartholemew to Ota, no run, hits the ball back down the pitch

6.5

Bartholemew to Ota, 2 runs, hits the ball through square leg and it gets pulled in just before the rope

6.6

Bartholemew to Ota, 1 run, clipped to square leg and they take on the bowlers arm. They get home safely

End of over 7 (7 runs) Japan Women 38/2
K Ota    7* (17b)      J Bartholemew    1-0-7-0
C Sakamoto    14* (18b 3x4)      L Kenton    3-0-9-2

7.1

Patel to Ota, 1 run, dropped down to backward point and its an easy run

7.2

Patel to Sakamoto, 1 run, pulls the ball down to deep square leg and its a good throw in from the fielder

7.3

Patel to Ota, 1 run, another short ball pulled to the same area

7.4

Patel to Sakamoto, 1 wide, outside offstump and the batter almost falls over trying to get it

7.4

Patel to Sakamoto, 1 run, pulled to deep square leg

7.5

Patel to Ota, 1 wide, outside off again

7.5

Patel to Ota, no run, full toss hit straight to short mid-wicket

7.6

Patel to Ota, no run, outside offstump and its through to the keeper

End of over 8 (6 runs) Japan Women 44/2
K Ota    9* (21b)      M Patel    1-0-6-0
C Sakamoto    16* (20b 3x4)      J Bartholemew    1-0-7-0

8.1

Bartholemew to Sakamoto, no run, goes for a swing and miss outside offstump

8.2

Bartholemew to Sakamoto, OUT, plays acrosss the line and misses the ball. Bartholemew hits the stumps

C Sakamoto b Bartholemew 16 (22b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

8.3

Bartholemew to Kubota, no run, its a full ball outside offstump and its left alone

8.4

Bartholemew to Kubota, 1 run, cuts the ball down to short third man

8.5

Bartholemew to Ota, 1 wide, down the legside and its a good diving stop by the keeper

8.5

Bartholemew to Ota, 1 wide, goes down legside again for another wide

8.5

Bartholemew to Ota, 1 wide, three in a row down the legside

8.5

Bartholemew to Ota, 1 wide, down legside again

8.5

Bartholemew to Ota, no run, on offstump and driven to mid-off. There is no run there

8.6

Bartholemew to Ota, no run, plays across the line and knocks the bal to short mid-wicket

End of over 9 (5 runs) Japan Women 49/3
K Ota    9* (23b)      J Bartholemew    2-0-12-1
S Kubota    1* (2b)      M Patel    1-0-6-0

9.1

Patel to Kubota, no run, short ball from the bowler which was going down the legside

9.2

Patel to Kubota, 2 runs, gets driven through extra cover and the fielders catch up with the ball as it goes up the hill

9.3

Patel to Kubota, no run, spins past the outside edge

9.4

Patel to Kubota, 1 run, clips off the pads and down to deep square leg

9.5

Patel to Ota, 1 wide, down the legside

9.5

Patel to Ota, no run, gets to the pitch of the ball and defends

9.6

Patel to Ota, no run, outside offstump and the keeper cant gather the ball cleanly

End of over 10 (4 runs) Japan Women 53/3
K Ota    9* (25b)      M Patel    2-0-10-0
S Kubota    4* (6b)      J Bartholemew    2-0-12-1

10.1

Mirchandani to Kubota, 1 wide, outside offstump

10.1

Mirchandani to Kubota, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball up to mid-off

10.2

Mirchandani to Kubota, 1 run, guides the ball down to third man and they run quickly

10.3

Mirchandani to Ota, FOUR, looped up and it sits up for Ota. She pulls the ball down to the long leg boundary. Great shot

10.4

Mirchandani to Ota, 1 run, hits the ball about 5 yards from the bat and they sneak a single

10.5

Mirchandani to Kubota, 1 run, hits the bsll down to cover and even though she gets one hand on the ball she cant catch it

10.6

Mirchandani to Ota, 1 wide, goes down legside

10.6

Mirchandani to Ota, no run, almost gets the outside edge on the way through to the keeper

End of over 11 (9 runs) Japan Women 62/3
K Ota    14* (28b 1x4)      KN Mirchandani    1-0-9-0
S Kubota    6* (9b)      M Patel    2-0-10-0

11.1

Patel to Kubota, 1 run, short ball pulled down to deep square leg and straight to the fielder

11.2

Patel to Ota, no run, full toss which hits her on the pads. going down legside though

11.3

Patel to Ota, OUT, goes back in the crease and the ball spins in on her

K Ota b Patel 14 (30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

11.4

Patel to Nakayama, no run, gets an edge down the legside but the keeper cant gather it

11.5

Patel to Nakayama, 1 wide, down legside and wides are up to 23

11.5

Patel to Nakayama, no run, gets on the front foot and guides to point

11.6

Patel to Nakayama, no run, full toss drivewn back past the bowler to mid-off

End of over 12 (2 runs) Japan Women 64/4
A Nakayama    0* (3b)      M Patel    3-0-12-1
S Kubota    7* (10b)      KN Mirchandani    1-0-9-0

12.1

Shabbir to Kubota, no run, clipped down to short fine leg

12.2

Shabbir to Kubota, no run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball to cover

12.3

Shabbir to Kubota, no run, goes for a swing and a miss outside offstump

12.4

Shabbir to Kubota, OUT, gets hit in front of the stumps and Umpire Smith raises the finger

S Kubota lbw b Shabbir 7 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

12.5

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, gets forward and defends

12.6

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, lets the ball go through to the keeper

End of over 13 (wicket maiden) Japan Women 64/5
E Kobayashi    0* (2b)      D Shabbir    1-1-0-1
A Nakayama    0* (3b)      M Patel    3-0-12-1

13.1

Patel to Nakayama, no run, hits the ball back to the bowler

13.2

Patel to Nakayama, no run, gets forward and knocks the ball into the offside

13.3

Patel to Nakayama, no run, gets forward and plays the ball to mid-off

13.4

Patel to Nakayama, 2 runs, drives the ball through extra cover and it stops on the hill

13.5

Patel to Nakayama, no run, outside offstump and to near to cut

13.6

Patel to Nakayama, 2 runs, cuts the ball to point and she makes a real hash of the field. It goes straight through her

End of over 14 (4 runs) Japan Women 68/5
A Nakayama    4* (9b)      M Patel    4-0-16-1
E Kobayashi    0* (2b)      D Shabbir    1-1-0-1

14.1

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball to mid-off

14.2

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, goes back in the crease and looks to cut the ball. Doesnt time it and it goes to cover

14.3

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, cuts the ball again but doesnt get any power in it and it gets fielded by point

14.4

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, clips the ball off the pads and to square leg

14.5

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, gets forward to a good lenght ball and defends

14.6

Shabbir to Kobayashi, 3 runs, hits the ball in the air high over mid-on. They chase back to stop the ball just before the rope

End of over 15 (3 runs) Japan Women 71/5
E Kobayashi    3* (8b)      D Shabbir    2-1-3-1
A Nakayama    4* (9b)      M Patel    4-0-16-1

15.1

Kenton to Kobayashi, no run, slower ball which is defended back down the pitch

15.2

Kenton to Kobayashi, no run, hit on the pad but the ball must have pitched outside the legstump

15.3

Kenton to Kobayashi, no run, pitched up and well dug out by Kobayashi

15.4

Kenton to Kobayashi, no run, good direction from the bowler and its defended back down the pitch

15.5

Kenton to Kobayashi, 1 run, gets hit into the covers and Turik does well to pick up the ball and get it back in

15.6

Kenton to Nakayama, 3 runs, gets a thin edge down the legside and the keeper cant gather the ball. Its stopped just before the rope

End of over 16 (4 runs) Japan Women 75/5
A Nakayama    7* (10b)      L Kenton    4-0-13-2
E Kobayashi    4* (13b)      D Shabbir    2-1-3-1

16.1

Shabbir to Nakayama, 1 wide, outside offstump again and wides are up to 24

16.1

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, looks to guide the ball down to third man. Luxcky not to get an outside edge

16.2

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, gets hit on the pad but the Umpire says its goingg down the legside

16.3

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, stays in the crease and drives the ball into the covers

16.4

Shabbir to Nakayama, 1 run, clipped down to square leg and the non-striker wanted the run. Its a misfield and a wild throw so she gets it just

16.5

Shabbir to Kobayashi, FOUR, its a full toss and hit over the head of square leg. It races to the ropes

16.6

Shabbir to Kobayashi, no run, its wide outside offstump and its let go through to the keeper

End of over 17 (6 runs) Japan Women 81/5
E Kobayashi    8* (15b 1x4)      D Shabbir    3-1-9-1
A Nakayama    8* (14b)      L Kenton    4-0-13-2

17.1

Turik to Nakayama, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and hits it past short extra cover

17.2

Turik to Kobayashi, 1 wide, outside offstump. The wide count just keeps going up

17.2

Turik to Kobayashi, no run, hit on the pads but going down the legside

17.3

Turik to Kobayashi, no run, gets behind the ball and just pops it back down the pitch

17.4

Turik to Kobayashi, 1 run, gets forward and drives the ball down to the cover sweeper

17.5

Turik to Nakayama, 1 wide, slower ball which goes down the legside

17.5

Turik to Nakayama, no run, gets in line and defends back down the pitch

17.6

Turik to Nakayama, 2 runs, cuts the ball through point. Its a diving stop on the boundary to keep it to two

End of over 18 (6 runs) Japan Women 87/5
A Nakayama    11* (17b)      MJ Turik    3-0-20-0
E Kobayashi    9* (18b 1x4)      D Shabbir    3-1-9-1

18.1

Shabbir to Kobayashi, 1 run, dropped into the legside and they run quickly

18.2

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, goes back in the crease and looks to drive the ball. Doesnt time it though

18.3

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, driven back to the bowler

18.4

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, looks to drive the ball and doesnt time it

18.5

Shabbir to Nakayama, no run, goes for a big swing and miss outside the offstump

18.6

Shabbir to Nakayama, 1 run, hits the ball straight at cover. She cant gather it cleanly and they get an easy run

End of over 19 (2 runs) Japan Women 89/5
A Nakayama    12* (22b)      D Shabbir    4-1-11-1
E Kobayashi    10* (19b 1x4)      MJ Turik    3-0-20-0

19.1

Saniyah Zia to Nakayama, 1 wide, down legside and wides are now on 27

19.1

Saniyah Zia to Nakayama, 1 run, pulls the ball to deep square leg. Ther fielder stops it well and gets it back in quickly

19.2

Saniyah Zia to Kobayashi, 1 run, hits the ball down to backward point

19.3

Saniyah Zia to Nakayama, 1 run, hits the ball in fron tof short extra cover and they run through

19.4

Saniyah Zia to Kobayashi, 1 run, hit to extra cover and there is another run

19.5

Saniyah Zia to Nakayama, 2 runs, hit through the covers and the sweeper has to run and field

19.6

Saniyah Zia to Nakayama, 1 run, hits the ball down to long-on and there is an easy run.

That is the highest score for Japan so far in the tournament. It was a very indisciplined bowling display from Canada. Wides ended up top scoring for Japan with 27. Yes 27 wides. When we come back Canada will need to get 98 runs to win. So please join me then.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (8 runs) Japan Women 97/5
A Nakayama    17* (26b)      Saniyah Zia    2-0-15-0
E Kobayashi    12* (21b 1x4)      D Shabbir    4-1-11-1
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