ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 3rd place play-off

United Arab Emirates v Nepal

Nepal won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

0.1

Silva to Sagar Pun, no run, struck on the pad outside the leg stump line

0.2

Silva to Sagar Pun, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Sagar looks to drive and gets an inside edge to fine-leg for a single

0.3

Silva to Khakurel, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

0.4

Silva to Sagar Pun, 1 run, flighted ball on the off stump. Sagar pushes it to long-on for a single

0.5

Silva to Khakurel, no run

0.6

Silva to Khakurel, no run, steers it to short third-man

End of over 1 (3 runs) Nepal 3/0 (129 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 6.78)
SP Khakurel    1* (3b)      EHSN Silva    1-0-3-0
Sagar Pun    2* (3b)     

1.1

Kamran Shazad to Sagar Pun, 4 leg byes, off the pads to fine-leg for four leg-byes

1.2

Kamran Shazad to Sagar Pun, 1 run, pushes it to point for a single

1.3

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run, comes forward and defends it to cover

1.4

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run, stays back in the crease and defends it back onto the pitch

1.5

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, 1 run, chips it to mid-on for a single

1.6

Kamran Shazad to Sagar Pun, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

End of over 2 (7 runs) Nepal 10/0 (122 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 6.77)
Sagar Pun    4* (6b)      Kamran Shazad    1-0-3-0
SP Khakurel    2* (6b)      EHSN Silva    1-0-3-0

2.1

Silva to Sagar Pun, no run

2.2

Silva to Sagar Pun, no run

2.3

Silva to Sagar Pun, FOUR, lofts it straight over the bowler's head for a boundary

2.4

Silva to Sagar Pun, 1 run

2.5

Silva to Khakurel, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

2.6

Silva to Sagar Pun, no run

End of over 3 (6 runs) Nepal 16/0 (116 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 5.33, RRR: 6.82)
Sagar Pun    9* (11b 1x4)      EHSN Silva    2-0-9-0
SP Khakurel    3* (7b)      Kamran Shazad    1-0-3-0

3.1

Guruge to Khakurel, no run

3.2

Guruge to Khakurel, 2 wides

3.2

Guruge to Sagar Pun, 2 runs

3.3

Guruge to Sagar Pun, no run

3.4

Guruge to Sagar Pun, FOUR

3.5

Guruge to Sagar Pun, no run

3.6

Guruge to Sagar Pun, FOUR, on the leg stump. Pun looks to loft it to long-on and gets an outside edge to third-man for a boundary

End of over 4 (12 runs) Nepal 28/0 (104 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 6.50)
Sagar Pun    19* (16b 3x4)      AM Guruge    2-0-15-0
SP Khakurel    3* (8b)      EHSN Silva    2-0-9-0

4.1

Silva to Khakurel, no run

4.2

Silva to Khakurel, no run

4.3

Silva to Khakurel, no run, drives it to mid-off

4.4

Silva to Khakurel, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket for a single

4.5

Silva to Sagar Pun, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

4.6

Silva to Sagar Pun, OUT, fuller ball on the off stump. Pun lofts it straight into the hands of deep midwicket

Sagar Pun c Abdul Shakoor b Silva 19 (18m 18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 105.55

End of over 5 (1 run) Nepal 29/1 (103 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 5.80, RRR: 6.86)
     EHSN Silva    3-0-10-1
SP Khakurel    4* (12b)      AM Guruge    2-0-15-0

5.1

Guruge to Malla, no run

5.2

Guruge to Malla, no run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off

5.3

Guruge to Malla, 2 runs

5.4

Guruge to Malla, 1 run

5.5

Guruge to Khakurel, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

5.6

Guruge to Malla, no run

End of over 6 (4 runs) Nepal 33/1 (99 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 7.07)
G Malla    3* (5b)      AM Guruge    3-0-19-0
SP Khakurel    5* (13b)      EHSN Silva    3-0-10-1

6.1

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run

6.2

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run

6.3

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run

6.4

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run

6.5

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, no run

6.6

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, FOUR

End of over 7 (4 runs) Nepal 37/1 (95 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 5.28, RRR: 7.30)
SP Khakurel    9* (19b 1x4)      Kamran Shazad    1-0-4-0
G Malla    3* (5b)      AM Guruge    3-0-19-0

7.1

Amjad Javed to Malla, 1 run

Apologies for the commentary not being there. The stream from the ground doesn't seem to be working well

7.2

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, no run

7.3

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, no run

7.4

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, 2 runs

7.5

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, 1 run

7.6

Amjad Javed to Malla, no run

End of over 8 (4 runs) Nepal 41/1 (91 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 5.12, RRR: 7.58)
G Malla    4* (7b)      Amjad Javed    1-0-4-0
SP Khakurel    12* (23b 1x4)      Kamran Shazad    1-0-4-0

8.1

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to cover for a single

8.2

Kamran Shazad to Malla, OUT, short ball outside the off stump. Malla upper-cuts it to third-man, where Amjad Javed running in takes a good catch

G Malla c Amjad Javed b Kamran Shazad 4 (16m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

8.3

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, 1 run

8.4

Kamran Shazad to Khadka, no run

8.5

Kamran Shazad to Khadka, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump

8.5

Kamran Shazad to Khadka, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

8.6

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, 1 run

End of over 9 (5 runs) Nepal 46/2 (86 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 5.11, RRR: 7.81)
SP Khakurel    15* (26b 1x4)      Kamran Shazad    2-0-9-1
P Khadka    1* (2b)      Amjad Javed    1-0-4-0

9.1

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, 1 run, steers it to third-man for a single

9.2

Amjad Javed to Khadka, no run, good length ball outside the off stump. Khadka looks to defend it and is beaten by the away movement

9.3

Amjad Javed to Khadka, 1 run, pushes it to mid-on for a single

9.4

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, no run, cuts it to point

9.5

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, no run, looks to cut again and is beaten by the away movement

9.6

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, 1 run, moves across and pushes it to midwicket for a single

End of over 10 (3 runs) Nepal 49/2 (83 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 4.90, RRR: 8.30)
SP Khakurel    17* (30b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    2-0-7-0
P Khadka    2* (4b)      Kamran Shazad    2-0-9-1

10.1

Nasir Aziz to Khakurel, 1 run, pulls it to deep midwicket

10.2

Nasir Aziz to Khadka, OUT, on the off stump. Khadka looks to sweep and is beaten and struck on the pad. That can set Nepal back by a bit

P Khadka lbw b Nasir Aziz 2 (11m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

10.3

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, no run, defends it to cover

10.4

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

10.5

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, FOUR, outside the off stump and steers it to third-man for a boundary

10.6

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, 1 run, pushes it to mid-on for a single

End of over 11 (6 runs) Nepal 55/3 (77 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 5.00, RRR: 8.55)
S Vesawkar    5* (4b 1x4)      Nasir Aziz    1-0-6-1
SP Khakurel    18* (31b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    2-0-7-0

11.1

Amjad Javed to Vesawkar, no run, comes forward and looks to drive. He is beaten by the away movement

11.2

Amjad Javed to Vesawkar, FOUR, short ball and he steers it to third-man for a boundary

11.3

Amjad Javed to Vesawkar, no run, comes forward and drives it to extra-cover

11.4

Amjad Javed to Vesawkar, 1 run, drives it to deep point for a single

11.5

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, no run

11.6

Amjad Javed to Khakurel, 1 run, pulls it to deep square-leg for a single

End of over 12 (6 runs) Nepal 61/3 (71 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 5.08, RRR: 8.87)
SP Khakurel    19* (33b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    3-0-13-0
S Vesawkar    10* (8b 2x4)      Nasir Aziz    1-0-6-1

12.1

Nasir Aziz to Khakurel, 1 run

12.2

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket for a single

12.3

Nasir Aziz to Khakurel, 1 run, steers it to short third-man for a single

12.4

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, FOUR, on the off stump. Vesawkar reverse-sweeps it to deep point for a boundary

12.5

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, 2 runs, pushes it to long-on for a couple

12.6

Nasir Aziz to Vesawkar, no run, looks to sweep it from off stump. He is beaten by the turn away

End of over 13 (9 runs) Nepal 70/3 (62 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 5.38, RRR: 8.85)
S Vesawkar    17* (12b 3x4)      Nasir Aziz    2-0-15-1
SP Khakurel    21* (35b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    3-0-13-0

13.1

Rohan Mustafa to Khakurel, FOUR, full-toss on the leg stump. Khakurel sweeps it to fine-leg for a boundary

13.2

Rohan Mustafa to Khakurel, 2 runs, drives it to deep cover for a couple

13.3

Rohan Mustafa to Khakurel, 1 run, pushes it to mid-off for a single

13.4

Rohan Mustafa to Vesawkar, 1 run

13.5

Rohan Mustafa to Khakurel, no run

13.6

Rohan Mustafa to Khakurel, 1 run

End of over 14 (9 runs) Nepal 79/3 (53 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.64, RRR: 8.83)
SP Khakurel    29* (40b 2x4)      Rohan Mustafa    1-0-9-0
S Vesawkar    18* (13b 3x4)      Nasir Aziz    2-0-15-1

14.1

Khurram Khan to Khakurel, FOUR, on the leg stump. Khakurel sweeps it to fine-leg for a boundary

14.2

Khurram Khan to Khakurel, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to sweeper-cover for a single

14.3

Khurram Khan to Vesawkar, 1 run, pushes it to the leg side for a single

14.4

Khurram Khan to Khakurel, 1 run, turns it to short fine-leg for a single

14.5

Khurram Khan to Vesawkar, 1 run, on the leg stump. He pushes it to mid-on for a single

14.6

Khurram Khan to Khakurel, 5 wides

14.6

Khurram Khan to Khakurel, 2 runs

End of over 15 (15 runs) Nepal 94/3 (38 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 6.26, RRR: 7.60)
SP Khakurel    37* (44b 3x4)      Khurram Khan    1-0-15-0
S Vesawkar    20* (15b 3x4)      Rohan Mustafa    1-0-9-0

15.1

Kamran Shazad to Vesawkar, no run

15.2

Kamran Shazad to Vesawkar, 1 run

15.3

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, 1 run

15.4

Kamran Shazad to Vesawkar, 1 run

15.5

Kamran Shazad to Khakurel, OUT, short ball outside the off stump. Khakurel upper cuts and gets a top edge. The fielder at point takes the catch

SP Khakurel c Rohan Mustafa b Kamran Shazad 38 (67m 46b 3x4 0x6) SR: 82.60

15.6

Kamran Shazad to Vesawkar, no run, cuts it to the point fielder

End of over 16 (3 runs) Nepal 97/4 (35 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 6.06, RRR: 8.75)
S Vesawkar    22* (19b 3x4)      Kamran Shazad    3-0-12-2
B Bhandari    0* (0b)      Khurram Khan    1-0-15-0

16.1

Amjad Javed to Bhandari, no run, looks to cut it and is beaten

16.2

Amjad Javed to Bhandari, OUT, looks to cut it and gets an outside edge back to the keeper

B Bhandari c †Mohammad Shafiq b Amjad Javed 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

16.3

Amjad Javed to Mandal, no run, cuts it to point

16.4

Amjad Javed to Mandal, 1 run

16.5

Amjad Javed to Vesawkar, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

16.6

Amjad Javed to Vesawkar, 1 run, drives it to cover for a single

End of over 17 (2 runs) Nepal 99/5 (33 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 5.82, RRR: 11.00)
S Vesawkar    23* (21b 3x4)      Amjad Javed    4-0-15-1
AK Mandal    1* (2b)      Kamran Shazad    3-0-12-2

17.1

Kamran Shazad to Vesawkar, 1 run, cuts it to deep point for a single

17.2

Kamran Shazad to Mandal, 1 run

17.3

Kamran Shazad to Vesawkar, 1 leg bye

17.4

Kamran Shazad to Mandal, FOUR, smashes it past mid-on for a boundary

17.5

Kamran Shazad to Mandal, FOUR, moves across and scoops it to fine-leg for a boundary

17.6

Kamran Shazad to Mandal, no run, looks to flick it and is beaten

End of over 18 (11 runs) Nepal 110/5 (22 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 6.11, RRR: 11.00)
AK Mandal    10* (6b 2x4)      Kamran Shazad    4-0-22-2
S Vesawkar    24* (23b 3x4)      Amjad Javed    4-0-15-1

18.1

Guruge to Vesawkar, 1 leg bye

18.2

Guruge to Mandal, 2 runs

18.3

Guruge to Mandal, 1 run

18.4

Guruge to Vesawkar, SIX

18.5

Guruge to Vesawkar, no run

18.6

Guruge to Vesawkar, 1 run

End of over 19 (11 runs) Nepal 121/5 (11 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 6.36, RRR: 11.00)
S Vesawkar    31* (27b 3x4 1x6)      AM Guruge    4-0-29-0
AK Mandal    13* (8b 2x4)      Kamran Shazad    4-0-22-2

19.1

Silva to Vesawkar, SIX, short ball outside the off stump. Vesawkar pulls it to mid-on for a huge six

19.2

Silva to Vesawkar, SIX, Vesawkar does it again! He lofts Silva straight over his head for a six. Silva concedes 12 runs in two balls, 2 more than what he conceded in three overs

Nepal does a Houdini again. How do they manage to do it time and over again? That said, the generous fielding by UAE was a big reason for Nepal overhauling the target. They will be very happy with the third place. Join us for the final in about forty five minutes from now

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Nov 30, 2013

Anil Mandal struck a couple of boundaries at the death, UAE v Nepal, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, 3rd place play-off, Abu Dhabi, November 30, 2013

Anil Mandal struck a couple of boundaries at the death

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Nov 30, 2013

Nepal fans celebrate their team's victory, UAE v Nepal, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, 3rd place play-off, Abu Dhabi, November 30, 2013

Nepal fans celebrate their team's victory

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