ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 2nd match, Group A

Kenya v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 10 wickets (with 252 balls remaining)

13.6

Bennett to Patel, no run, wide outside off stump, very short too, and left alone

Kenya 44/4   RR Patel 0* (1b)

14.3

Vettori to Patel, no run, rolls away off the pads on to the leg side

14.4

Vettori to Patel, no run, tossed up around off stump, and pushed back to Dan

14.5

Vettori to Patel, no run, more flight from the bowler, the batsman dead bats it down the pitch

14.6

Vettori to Patel, 3 runs, goes for the sweep to a full delivery, and gets an edge that goes between his legs and the stumps, and past short fine leg, how is that for placement?

Kenya 48/4   RR Patel 3* (5b)

15.1

Bennett to Patel, 1 run, Bennett is searching for this deadly full deliveries, but goes down the pads this time, and is helped away to fine leg

Kenya 49/4   RR Patel 4* (6b)

16.1

Vettori to Patel, no run, defended down the track off the back foot

16.2

Vettori to Patel, no run, looks to break free with a slog sweep, but is nowhere near the line of the ball, takes it on the body

16.3

Vettori to Patel, 1 run, dead bats a tossed up ball, and gets an inside edge close to the keeper on the leg side, Brendon runs quickly and hits the stumps, but the batsman was just in

Kenya 50/5   RR Patel 5* (9b)

17.1

Bennett to Patel, 1 run, Bennett with the full one on the pads, and is flicked away to deep square leg

17.5

Bennett to Patel, no run, late on the front foot drive, gets an inside edge that rolls away towards midwicket

17.6

Bennett to Patel, 1 run, goes off target with a high full toss, and it is tucked away down to fine leg

Kenya 53/5   RR Patel 7* (12b)

18.1

Vettori to Patel, FOUR, shot! it was tossed up on off stump, and he went for the slog sweep, getting it along the ground wide of deep square leg for a welcome boundary

18.2

Vettori to Patel, 1 run, now he plays the cute paddle, getting into position even as the ball was delivered, and taking it off middle stump, and just past the keeper

18.5

Vettori to Patel, no run, tossed up slowly through the air, he gets forward and defends

18.6

Vettori to Patel, no run, super bowling from Vettori, this one is flighted just a shade lesser, and hurries on after pitching, he gets bat to ball just in time

Kenya 59/5   RR Patel 12* (16b 1x4)

20.1

Vettori to Patel, no run, solidly forward in defence to a flighted delivery

20.2

Vettori to Patel, no run, comes down the track, abandons all aggressive intentions and plays a defensive push in the end

20.3

Vettori to Patel, 1 run, cut away to sweeper cover off the back foot

Kenya 60/6   RR Patel 13* (19b 1x4)

21.1

Oram to Patel, 1 run, steered down to third man

Kenya 63/6   RR Patel 14* (20b 1x4)

22.1

Southee to Patel, no run, tucks him up with a back of a length ball, he defends it off the back foot

22.2

Southee to Patel, 1 run, fuller delivery on the pads, flicked away to fine leg

Kenya 68/7   RR Patel 15* (22b 1x4)

23.1

Oram to Patel, 1 run, pitched up close to the batsman, who gets forward and drives in the air, but wide of extra cover

Kenya 69/9   RR Patel 16* (23b 1x4)

Photos

Feb 20, 2011

Nehemiah Odhiambo bowled just one over, Kenya v New Zealand, Group A, World Cup 2011, Chennai, February 20, 2011

Nehemiah Odhiambo bowled just one over

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Feb 20, 2011

Elijah Otieno looks on, Kenya v New Zealand, Group A, World Cup 2011, Chennai, February 20, 2011

Elijah Otieno looks on

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