ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 12th match, Group A

Canada v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 175 runs

37.5

Balaji Rao to Utseya, no run, flat delivery on the off, gets forward and taps it towards cover

37.6

Balaji Rao to Utseya, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, turned towards midwicket

Zimbabwe 219/6   P Utseya 0* (2b)

38.2

Davison to Utseya, no run, turning in from outside off, gets back and pushes it to midwicket

38.3

Davison to Utseya, no run, slightly short on the off, punches it to extra cover

38.4

Davison to Utseya, 2 runs, short on middle, pulled away past square leg into the deep, Gunasekera fumbles and enables them to run back for the second

38.5

Davison to Utseya, no run, pushed through towards midwicket

38.6

Davison to Utseya, no run, steps back and punches it to extra cover

Zimbabwe 222/6   P Utseya 2* (7b)

39.5

Balaji Rao to Utseya, no run, pushed off the front foot towards cover

39.6

Balaji Rao to Utseya, no run

Zimbabwe 229/6   P Utseya 2* (9b)

40.2

Davison to Utseya, 1 run, short on the off, gets on the back foot and punches it past the bowler to long-off

40.5

Davison to Utseya, 1 run, tossed up outside off, drilled down to long-on

Zimbabwe 237/6   P Utseya 4* (11b)

41.2

Balaji Rao to Utseya, no run, looping it on middle and off, defended towards extra cover

41.3

Balaji Rao to Utseya, 1 run, short on middle, made room and slashed it through point into the deep for a single

Zimbabwe 240/6   P Utseya 5* (13b)

42.2

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, 1 run, pushed through towards long-on for a single

42.5

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, no run, the offcutter, gets forward and pushes it towards cover

42.6

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, no run, stopped on him a little and cut back in, tried to punch it into the leg side, got an inside edge onto his pads

Zimbabwe 244/7   P Utseya 6* (16b)

43.2

Baidwan to Utseya, 1 run, swung away towards short fine, sharp fielding but equally good running, thy've pinched a single

43.4

Baidwan to Utseya, FOUR, low full toss, he's found the gap and taken the score past 250, driven along the ground in that big gap between deep midwicket and deep square leg

43.5

Baidwan to Utseya, 1 run, pitched up on the off, pushed down the ground to long-off

Zimbabwe 252/7   P Utseya 12* (19b 1x4)

44.1

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, 1 run, an inswinging low full toss, struck to midwicket, there's a fumble and a resultant single

44.3

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, no run, plenty of width, bowled full as well, driven straight to extra cover

44.4

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, no run, slightly short on the off, gets back and pushes it back to the bowler

44.5

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, 1 run, had shaped up to play the paddle, it was wider than he would have liked but played it well, to deep square leg for a single

Zimbabwe 255/7   P Utseya 14* (23b 1x4)

45.2

Khurram Chohan to Utseya, 1 leg bye, appeal for lbw, tries to play the scoop but was struck outside th eline of off there, they steal a leg bye

45.4

Khurram Chohan to Utseya, FOUR, the scoop works this time, fetches it from the off stump, he had made his mind up, pitched on a length, just about right to execute that shot and beat short fine leg

45.5

Khurram Chohan to Utseya, 1 run, appeal for lbw, but it went off the bat, trying to play the reverse-scoop this time, gets the edge and it goes down to fine leg, the bowler didn't know what happened

Zimbabwe 264/7   P Utseya 19* (26b 2x4)

46.1

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, 1 run, straying on the pads, swung down to fine leg for a single

46.6

Rizwan Cheema to Utseya, 2 runs, slower one bowled full on middle, comes down the track and drills it down the ground wide of long-on

Zimbabwe 280/7   P Utseya 22* (28b 2x4)

47.4

Khurram Chohan to Utseya, OUT, Utseya struck that well but holed out to deep square leg, length delivery and he picked it up well but found Jimmy Hansra perfectly positioned in the deep, he ran in a few yards and judged it well

P Utseya c Hansra b Khurram Chohan 22 (40m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.86

Zimbabwe 281/8   P Utseya 22 (29b 2x4)

Photos

Feb 28, 2011

Jimmy Hansra reacts after being dismissed, Canada v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2011, Group A, Nagpur, February 28, 2011

Jimmy Hansra reacts after being dismissed

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Feb 28, 2011

Ruvindu Gunasekera was bowled for 24, Canada v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2011, Group A, Nagpur, February 28, 2011

Ruvindu Gunasekera was bowled for 24

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