ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 12th match, Group A

Canada v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 175 runs

41.5

Balaji Rao to Cremer, no run, short ball on the off, punched towards extra cover

41.6

Balaji Rao to Cremer, 1 run, flighted on middle, gets across and nudges it in front of square leg for a single

Zimbabwe 241/7   AG Cremer 1* (2b)

42.1

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, 1 run, strays on the pads and it's flicked through square leg for a single

42.3

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, no run, slower one bowled short on middle, punched off the back foot to midwicket

42.4

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, 1 run, low full toss on the off, driven down to long-off for a single

Zimbabwe 244/7   AG Cremer 3* (5b)

43.1

Baidwan to Cremer, 1 run, short ball on middle, pulled towards deep square leg for a single

43.3

Baidwan to Cremer, 1 run, slower one bowled short on middle, turned away through square leg

43.6

Baidwan to Cremer, no run, fires it full on the off again, drives it back to the bowler

Zimbabwe 252/7   AG Cremer 5* (8b)

44.2

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, dropped it wide of point for a single

44.6

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, 1 run, full and wide, got an under-edge as he reached for it, Bagai missed and they stole a single

Zimbabwe 256/7   AG Cremer 7* (10b)

45.1

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, 1 run, full toss on middle, played down towards long-off for a single

45.3

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, 1 run, aiming for the yorker, squeezed it towards point for a quick single

45.6

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, 2 runs, slower ball bowled short on middle, slapped over the bowler's head for a couple of runs

Zimbabwe 266/7   AG Cremer 11* (13b)

46.2

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, 2 runs, dropped, didn't pick the slower one, tried to drag it over midwicket, mistimed it and Nitish Kumar, inside the circle, dived full length to his left but couldn't quite hold on

46.3

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, FOUR, firmly struck, short ball outside off, he swatted it over the bowler's head to beat the fielders in the V

46.4

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, FOUR, full on the pads, poor line and Cremer scoops it past short fine, they're making good use of the Powerplay here

46.5

Rizwan Cheema to Cremer, 1 run, round the wicket, tries aiming at the blockhole, played uppishly towards long-on for a single

Zimbabwe 278/7   AG Cremer 22* (17b 2x4)

47.1

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, no run, Chohan bangs it short and Cremer wasn't expecting it, tried to pull it but was late on the shot

47.2

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, no run, yorker length outside off, Cremer can't quite squeeze it out there, had to reach a little for it

47.3

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, 1 run, tried to scoop it fine, didn't quite time it well, got to the short fine fielder on the bounce, just the single

47.5

Khurram Chohan to Cremer, 1 run, Cremer continues to be positive, pitched up and he drives it well wide of long-off for a single

Zimbabwe 282/8   AG Cremer 24* (21b 2x4)

48.1

Baidwan to Cremer, 2 runs, slower one bowled on middle and leg, tries to swing it over midwicket, it's a bit of a miscue but lands safe, a couple more

48.2

Baidwan to Cremer, OUT, the offcutter by Baidwan does the trick, Cremer had made room there and was targeting the straight boundary, tried to hit through the line, got an edge that flicked leg stump, nine down now with 10 Powerplay balls left. They wouldn't want to waste it. Handy knock by Cremer, though

AG Cremer b Baidwan 26 (31m 23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 113.04

Zimbabwe 284/9   AG Cremer 26 (23b 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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