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ICC Cricket World Cup - 12th match, Group A

Canada v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 175 runs

32.5

Rizwan Cheema to Williams, 1 run, Cheema doles out a full toss first up, it's cracked past cover into the deep for a single

Zimbabwe 194/4   SC Williams 1* (1b)

33.1

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, short ball, turning in, Williams gets back and cuts it down to deep point

33.3

Balaji Rao to Williams, FOUR, These Zimbabweans love to sweep, Williams fetches that from the off stump and plays it with the turn through square for a boundary, raises the 200

33.4

Balaji Rao to Williams, no run, floating it on middle, short ball, rocks back, turns it to midwicket

33.5

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, fires it full on the off, dragged towards deep square leg for one more

Zimbabwe 201/4   SC Williams 7* (5b 1x4)

34.1

Davison to Williams, 1 run, full toss on middle, driven down to long-on for a single

34.4

Davison to Williams, 1 run, slapped off the back foot past extra cover for a single

Zimbabwe 204/5   SC Williams 9* (7b 1x4)

35.4

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, short ball outside off, backs away and cracks it to deep point

Zimbabwe 211/5   SC Williams 10* (8b 1x4)

36.1

Davison to Williams, 1 run, on leg stump, chipped past the bowler for a single

36.3

Davison to Williams, no run, fires it well outside off stump, mistimes a drive to extra cover

36.4

Davison to Williams, no run, slightly short on leg stump, turns in towards middle, pushed back to the bowler

36.5

Davison to Williams, 1 run, slightly short, punched off the back foot past extra cover for a single

Zimbabwe 216/5   SC Williams 12* (12b 1x4)

37.1

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, full toss on middle, slapped down towards deep square leg where Nitish Kumar does a good job diving to his right

37.3

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, nurdled for a single

Zimbabwe 219/5   SC Williams 14* (14b 1x4)

38.1

Davison to Williams, 1 run, comes down the track to get to the pitch, drives it down to deep midwicket for a single

Zimbabwe 220/6   SC Williams 15* (15b 1x4)

39.1

Balaji Rao to Williams, FOUR, the googly there, but also a long hop, short and wide, turned away, gave Williams even more room and he thwacked it through extra cover

39.2

Balaji Rao to Williams, no run, tossed up on the off, plays it to midwicket

39.3

Balaji Rao to Williams, 2 runs, a couple more, short ball, chopped past point for a couple of runs

39.4

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, on middle and leg, whipped through square leg for a single

Zimbabwe 229/6   SC Williams 22* (19b 2x4)

40.1

Davison to Williams, 1 run, fires it flat outside off, struck hard towards deep cover

40.3

Davison to Williams, FOUR, four more, no surprises, it's the sweep again, bisects the gap between deep square leg and deep midwicket, struck fiercely

40.4

Davison to Williams, 1 run, pitches it on middle, pushed down to long-on for a single

40.6

Davison to Williams, 1 run, low full toss on middle, dragged towards deep midwicket for a single

Zimbabwe 238/6   SC Williams 29* (23b 3x4)

41.1

Balaji Rao to Williams, 1 run, short of a good length, rocks back and cuts it through point for a single

41.4

Balaji Rao to Williams, OUT, Bagai's into the act again, and so is Rao. Another important wicket just as Zimbabwe were stepping up, a ball bowled down the leg side, not particularly deserving of a wicket, Williams was looking to sweep it fine as ill-luck would have it, it went off the back of the bat straight into Bagai's gloves

SC Williams c †Bagai b Balaji Rao 30 (34m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

Zimbabwe 240/7   SC Williams 30 (25b 3x4)

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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