ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 65th match

Hong Kong v Papua New Guinea

Hong Kong won by 29 runs

Irfan Ahmed and Waqas Barkat to open the batting for Hong Kong.

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the match between Hong Kong and Papua New Guinea. Waqas Barkat will be leading Hong Kong today as Atkinson not yet recovered from the finger injury.

Toss: Hong Kong won the toss and elected to bat.

0.1

Raho to Irfan Ahmed, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside off and shapes away from Ahmed.

0.2

Raho to Irfan Ahmed, SIX, back of a length delivery outside off, Ahmed clobbered it over midwicket, that's a big one to start the account.

0.3

Raho to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, length delivery angling away, steers past backward point and single

0.4

Raho to Waqas Barkat, no run, Sam is getting some swing there, fuller length delivery and moves away after pitching, misses a drive

0.5

Raho to Waqas Barkat, 1 run, length delivery on off, pushes it to mid-on

0.6

Raho to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, another good length delivery on middle and leg, gets it to mid-on and keeps the strike

End of over 1 (9 runs) Hong Kong 9/0
Irfan Ahmed    8* (4b 1x6)      P Raho    1-0-9-0
Waqas Barkat    1* (2b)     

Gavera from the other end.

1.1

Gavera to Irfan Ahmed, no run, comes out and drives a good length delivery straight to mid-off

1.2

Gavera to Irfan Ahmed, OUT, And dangerous Irfan Ahmed back into the hut. Back of a length delivery which shapes back in after pitching on off. He stays on his crease and went for a big heave over midwicket, loses the control and ball skies to deep square leg where Vala settles under it and holds it comfortably.

Irfan Ahmed c Vala b Gavera 8 (5m 6b 0x4 1x6) SR: 133.33

1.3

Gavera to Waqas Barkat, no run

1.4

Gavera to Waqas Barkat, no run, lovely delivery from Gavera, swings away Barkat after pitching on off, he misses a drive

1.5

Gavera to Waqas Barkat, FOUR, this time he manages to connect and connect well, length delivery which was on off and holds the line this time. Free his arms and drives through cover region.

1.6

Gavera to Waqas Barkat, OUT, And that's a very poor shot after a good looking drive, just gone through it! it was on a length on middle and leg. Waqas stays on his back foot and tries to clear the in-field but got a top edge and it skies towards midwicket where Amini runs to his right and grabs it to remove his counterpart.

Waqas Barkat c CR Amini b Gavera 5 (9m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

End of over 2 (4 runs) Hong Kong 13/2
     WT Gavera    1-0-4-2
Tanwir Afzal    0* (0b)      P Raho    1-0-9-0

2.1

Raho to Nizakat Khan, no run, back of a length delivery on off, drives off the back foot to mid-off

2.2

Raho to Nizakat Khan, 4 leg byes, back of a length delivery angling down leg, clips the pad on it away to the fence

2.3

Raho to Nizakat Khan, OUT, Oh my God, they are just throwing it away. It was widish length delivery that was pitched outside off and moves away. No foot movement from Nizakat and played it quite away from his body, kisses the outside edge and good catch at first slip by Dai.

Nizakat Khan c Dai b Raho 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

2.4

Raho to Babar Hayat, no run, on a length outside off, holds the line and left alone by Hayat

2.5

Raho to Babar Hayat, no run, fuller in length around off stump channel, pushes it back to the bowler

2.6

Raho to Babar Hayat, no run, ends up with a good length delivery angling in from off, stays on his crease and defends it to off

End of over 3 (4 runs, wicket maiden) Hong Kong 17/3
Babar Hayat    0* (3b)      P Raho    2-1-9-1
Tanwir Afzal    0* (0b)      WT Gavera    1-0-4-2

3.1

Gavera to Tanwir Afzal, no run, good length delivery on off and a little away movement after pitching, beats the outside edge of Tanwir

3.2

Gavera to Tanwir Afzal, 1 run, on a length down leg, clips it off his pad behind square leg

3.3

Gavera to Babar Hayat, no run, back of a length delivery on middle and off. Hayat pushes it off the back foot back to the bowler

3.4

Gavera to Babar Hayat, 1 run, fuller length delivery on middle, pushes it off the front foot to mid-off and gets a quick single, direct throw would have been interesting.

3.5

Gavera to Tanwir Afzal, OUT, And another one bites the dust due to poor shot selection. Tanwir flicks a length delivery straight into the hands of Vala at deep square leg. Papua New Guinea in great command now, Hong Kong needs a build up from here.

Tanwir Afzal c Vala b Gavera 1 (12m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

3.6

Gavera to Babar Hayat, no run, on a length outside off, left alone and ends an another good over for Papua New Guinea.

End of over 4 (2 runs) Hong Kong 19/4
Babar Hayat    1* (6b)      WT Gavera    2-0-6-3
Munir Dar    0* (0b)      P Raho    2-1-9-1

4.1

Raho to Munir Dar, no run, on a good length outside off, drives it back to the bowler

4.2

Raho to Munir Dar, FOUR, length delivery on off, drives it back past the bowler for a boundary

4.3

Raho to Munir Dar, no run, full on middle and leg, pushes it to on side off the front foot

4.4

Raho to Munir Dar, no run, length delivery, angling in from off, off the pad to on side

4.5

Raho to Munir Dar, no run, good length delivery pitches on off and moves away, just beats the outside edge of Munir.

4.6

Raho to Munir Dar, no run, length delivery on middle and leg which holds the line after pitching. Munir gets behind the line and dabs it down to on side

End of over 5 (4 runs) Hong Kong 23/4
Munir Dar    4* (6b 1x4)      P Raho    3-1-13-1
Babar Hayat    1* (6b)      WT Gavera    2-0-6-3

5.1

Gavera to Babar Hayat, no run, good length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it to mid-on

5.2

Gavera to Babar Hayat, no run

5.3

Gavera to Babar Hayat, 1 run, length delivery outside off, drives off the back foot to covers

5.4

Gavera to Munir Dar, FOUR, touch slower on off, a fuller length delivery and off the inside edge of Munir races away to the fine leg fence

5.5

Gavera to Munir Dar, no run, good length delivery shapes away after pitching, batsman gets forward and misses it completely

5.6

Gavera to Munir Dar, FOUR

End of over 6 (9 runs) Hong Kong 32/4
Munir Dar    12* (9b 3x4)      WT Gavera    3-0-15-3
Babar Hayat    2* (9b)      P Raho    3-1-13-1

6.1

Reva to Babar Hayat, 1 run

6.2

Reva to Munir Dar, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Munir cuts away off his back foot through point and to the boundary

6.3

Reva to Munir Dar, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, drives it through the vacant cover region

6.4

Reva to Babar Hayat, FOUR, good length delivery on off, took the outside edge and it flies just to right of the keeper and to the fence

6.5

Reva to Babar Hayat, no run, keeps it full this time on off, Hayat dabs it to off

6.6

Reva to Babar Hayat, 1 run, touch short outside off, glides it to third man and Hayat will keep the strike

End of over 7 (11 runs) Hong Kong 43/4
Babar Hayat    8* (13b 1x4)      JB Reva    1-0-11-0
Munir Dar    17* (11b 4x4)      WT Gavera    3-0-15-3

7.1

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, tossed up delivery outside off, drives off the front foot to wide of long-off for a couple

7.2

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, flatter delivery on off, under cuts it to short third man

7.3

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, fuller on the stumps, dabs it down to off

7.4

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, flatter outside off, blocks it off the front foot

7.5

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, tossed up outside off and Hayat drives it to short cover

7.6

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, pushes it along the ground to long-off by Hayat

End of over 8 (3 runs) Hong Kong 46/4
Babar Hayat    11* (19b 1x4)      CJA Amini    1-0-3-0
Munir Dar    17* (11b 4x4)      JB Reva    1-0-11-0

8.1

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, fuller in length outside off, drives it through extra cover

8.2

CR Amini to Munir Dar, 1 run, good length delivery around off, chips it off his front foot over mid-off and gets a single

8.3

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, no run

8.4

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, back of a length delivery on off and kept low, blocks it to off

8.5

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, full outside off, drives it to sweep cover and gets off the strike

8.6

CR Amini to Munir Dar, 2 runs, touch short outside off, waits on his crease and a late cut past backward point for a couple

End of over 9 (5 runs) Hong Kong 51/4
Munir Dar    20* (13b 4x4)      CR Amini    1-0-5-0
Babar Hayat    13* (23b 1x4)      CJA Amini    1-0-3-0

9.1

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, length delivery on off, pushes it to extra cover

9.2

CJA Amini to Munir Dar, 2 runs, tossed up delivery down leg, turns it around to the right of short fine leg and a couple

9.3

CJA Amini to Munir Dar, OUT, And Munir gave it away and a good looking partnership comes to an end. It was a short of a length delivery which moves away after pitching and Munir tries to cut it from his crease. It went flat towards the man at short third man.

Munir Dar c Dai b CJA Amini 22 (22m 15b 4x4 0x6) SR: 146.66

9.4

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run

9.5

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run, length delivery on off, pushes off the back foot to on side

9.6

CJA Amini to Chapman, 1 run, flatter and quicker outside off, driven along the ground to long-off

End of over 10 (4 runs) Hong Kong 55/5
MS Chapman    1* (3b)      CJA Amini    2-0-7-1
Babar Hayat    14* (24b 1x4)      CR Amini    1-0-5-0

10.1

CR Amini to Chapman, 1 run

10.2

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, tucks it away to on side

10.3

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, good length delivery which holds the line around off, beats the outside edge

10.4

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, on a length on leg, drills it to long-on

10.5

CR Amini to Chapman, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it to short midwicket

10.6

CR Amini to Chapman, 1 run

End of over 11 (3 runs) Hong Kong 58/5
MS Chapman    3* (6b)      CR Amini    2-0-8-0
Babar Hayat    15* (27b 1x4)      CJA Amini    2-0-7-1

11.1

CJA Amini to Chapman, 2 runs, steps out and powers a full toss towards deep midwicket for a couple

11.2

CJA Amini to Chapman, 1 run

11.3

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, pushes it to off for a quick single

11.4

CJA Amini to Chapman, FOUR, comes out and gets a thickish outside edge past the keeper for a boundary

11.5

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run, short and wide outside off, beats the outside edge of Chapman

11.6

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run, touch short outside off, goes back and punches it to short cover

End of over 12 (8 runs) Hong Kong 66/5
MS Chapman    10* (11b 1x4)      CJA Amini    3-0-15-1
Babar Hayat    16* (28b 1x4)      CR Amini    2-0-8-0

12.1

Reva to Babar Hayat, no run

12.2

Reva to Babar Hayat, FOUR, fuller and banged through covers

12.3

Reva to Babar Hayat, 1 run, played along the ground

12.4

Reva to Chapman, 1 run, fuller in length around off, drives it along the ground for a single

12.5

Reva to Babar Hayat, FOUR, full toss down leg, full treatment to it, gets it to the square leg fence

12.6

Reva to Babar Hayat, 1 run

End of over 13 (11 runs) Hong Kong 77/5
Babar Hayat    26* (33b 3x4)      JB Reva    2-0-22-0
MS Chapman    11* (12b 1x4)      CJA Amini    3-0-15-1

13.1

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, no run

13.2

CJA Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, touch short down leg, goes back and plays it through the vacant midwicket

13.3

CJA Amini to Chapman, FOUR, full toss down leg, bends down and sweeps it fine to the fence

13.4

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run, short and wide outside off, misses a cut

13.5

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run

13.6

CJA Amini to Chapman, no run, spins away from him, touch short and beaten outside off from over the wicket

End of over 14 (5 runs) Hong Kong 82/5
MS Chapman    15* (16b 2x4)      CJA Amini    4-0-20-1
Babar Hayat    27* (35b 3x4)      JB Reva    2-0-22-0

14.1

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, no run, misses out on a full toss down, gets it to mid-on

14.2

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, length delivery on leg, nudges to on side and gets off the strike

14.3

CR Amini to Chapman, 1 run, backs away and pushes a length delivery down to long-off

14.4

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, touch short on middle and leg, pulls it along the carpet to deep midwicket

14.5

CR Amini to Chapman, 1 run, back of a length delivery around off stump channel, drills it to long-off by Chapman

14.6

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, Back of a length delivery outside off, punches off the back foot to the wide of long-off, gets a couple.

End of over 15 (6 runs) Hong Kong 88/5
Babar Hayat    31* (39b 3x4)      CR Amini    3-0-14-0
MS Chapman    17* (18b 2x4)      CJA Amini    4-0-20-1

15.1

Dai to Chapman, 1 run, short of a length, on middle and leg, punches off the back foot to long-on

15.2

Dai to Babar Hayat, 1 run, fuller outside off, free his arms and drives it to sweep cover

15.3

Dai to Chapman, 1 run, tossed up on off, back away and lofts it towards long-off and fall short of the man there

15.4

Dai to Babar Hayat, 1 run, dropped at extra cover by Jones. Length delivery pitched outside off and adrives straight into his hands, he can't hold it and a single too

15.5

Dai to Chapman, FOUR, moves away and drives it over extra cover and it races away to the fence

15.6

Dai to Chapman, FOUR, tossed up delivery, outside off and off the thickish outside edge of Chapman races away to the third man fence, short third man gives a chase but ball wins the race

End of over 16 (12 runs) Hong Kong 100/5
MS Chapman    27* (22b 4x4)      MD Dai    1-0-12-0
Babar Hayat    33* (41b 3x4)      CR Amini    3-0-14-0

16.1

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 2 runs

16.2

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, SIX, length delivery on middle, stays on his crease and hammers it over long-on and brings the fifty partnership too.

16.3

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, on a length down leg, nudges to on side for a couple

16.4

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, 1 run, another good length delivery, angling down leg, slogs it to deep midwicket

16.5

CR Amini to Chapman, 1 run, touch slower outside off, pushes it off the back foot for a quick single

16.6

CR Amini to Babar Hayat, FOUR, fuller down leg, drives it back past the bowler and beats the running mid-off fielder to the fence

End of over 17 (16 runs) Hong Kong 116/5
Babar Hayat    48* (46b 4x4 1x6)      CR Amini    4-0-30-0
MS Chapman    28* (23b 4x4)      MD Dai    1-0-12-0

17.1

Dai to Chapman, OUT, tossed up delivery from Dai, round the wicket! Chapman already planned his shot as he shuffle across well outside off to go over short fine leg. Ball pitches on middle and straightens and crashes the middle stump. Good knock from Chapman to get his team to a respectable score.

MS Chapman b Dai 28 (28m 24b 4x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

17.2

Dai to Aizaz Khan, 2 runs

17.3

Dai to Aizaz Khan, no run, short and wide outside off, beats the outside edge

17.4

Dai to Aizaz Khan, no run, flatter delivery outside off, dabs it down to on side

17.5

Dai to Aizaz Khan, OUT, Another one for Dai, this time he comes from over the wicket and bowls a short delivery on off. Aizaz stays on his crease and tries for a cut but ball spins back in sharply and it went through his bat and stumps been disturbed.

Aizaz Khan b Dai 2 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

17.6

Dai to Shah, 1 run, pushes it along the ground to long-off and off the mark

End of over 18 (3 runs) Hong Kong 119/7
KD Shah    1* (1b)      MD Dai    2-0-15-2
Babar Hayat    48* (46b 4x4 1x6)      CR Amini    4-0-30-0

18.1

Raho to Shah, 1 run, length delivery angling away from Shah, steers to third man

18.2

Raho to Babar Hayat, OUT, And Hayat misses a well deserved half-century! This was on a length around off stump. He goes for a big heave over midwicket, didn't get the elevation he went and holes out at deep midwicket by Charles.

Babar Hayat c CJA Amini b Raho 48 (62m 47b 4x4 1x6) SR: 102.12

18.3

Raho to Shah, OUT, That's another one for Raho. Back of a length delivery angling away from leg. Shah stays on his crease tries to glide it to third man but manages only a nick to the keeper and Vare holds it without any problem.

KD Shah c †Vare b Raho 2 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

18.4

Raho to Nadeem Ahmed, 1 run

18.5

Raho to Haseeb Amjad, 1 run, good length delivery on middle, off the leading edge back past the bowler

18.6

Raho to Nadeem Ahmed, SIX, length delivery on middle, lofts it over long-on

End of over 19 (9 runs) Hong Kong 128/9
Nadeem Ahmed    7* (2b 1x6)      P Raho    4-1-22-3
Haseeb Amjad    1* (1b)      MD Dai    2-0-15-2

19.1

Gavera to Haseeb Amjad, 1 run, on a length down leg, gets it down to long for a single

19.2

Gavera to Nadeem Ahmed, no run, fuller in length on off, drives it back to the bowler by Nadeem

19.3

Gavera to Nadeem Ahmed, 1 run, on a good length, nudges to on side and off the strike

19.4

Gavera to Haseeb Amjad, FOUR, length delivery outside off, extended arms and gets it over the in-field and races away to the extra cover boundary

19.5

Gavera to Haseeb Amjad, 1 leg bye, length delivery on middle and off, off the pads for a leg bye

19.6

Gavera to Nadeem Ahmed, 2 runs, length delivery outside off to end the things off, slaps it down to wide of long-off and couple of runs there.

Do join us for the chase.,

End of over 20 (9 runs) Hong Kong 137/9
Nadeem Ahmed    10* (5b 1x6)      WT Gavera    4-0-23-3
Haseeb Amjad    6* (4b 1x4)      P Raho    4-1-22-3
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Photos

Nov 28, 2013

Babar Hayat hits one down the ground, Hong Kong v Papua New Guinea, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Qualifying play-off, Abu Dhabi, November 28, 2013

Babar Hayat hits one down the ground

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Nov 28, 2013

Willie Gavera picked up three early wickets, Hong Kong v Papua New Guinea, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Qualifying play-off, Abu Dhabi, November 28, 2013

Willie Gavera picked up three early wickets

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