ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 12th match, Group A

Canada v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 175 runs

18.1

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, tossed up and bowled full outside off, pushed past point for a single

18.2

Davison to Ervine, 1 run, angling in on leg stump, closes the face on that one and works it past midwicket, a bit of hesitation between the two there but all' well in the end

18.3

Davison to Taibu, 2 runs, lands full outside off, driven through extra cover into the deep for a couple of runs

18.4

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, a bit of width there, sliced it past point for a single

18.5

Davison to Ervine, 3 runs, tried to sweep that hard, fetched it from middle and off, got a bit of a top edge there but it evaded short fine leg by a distance, three runs in the end as it's hauled in by deep square leg

18.6

Davison to Taibu, no run, dabbed away into the off side

Zimbabwe 92/2   JM Davison 1-0-8-0

20.1

Davison to Taibu, no run, pushed it off the front foot towards extra cover

20.2

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, rocked back, waited for it to turn in, dropped it in front of point

20.3

Davison to Ervine, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it down to long-off

20.4

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, pushed away past cover for one more

20.5

Davison to Ervine, no run, firing it towards middle and off, played towards cover

20.6

Davison to Ervine, SIX, clears the ropes, he's good with that sweep, fullish and he slog-sweeps it over the deep midwicket boundary, raises the 100 stand, an excellent effort after the openers were out in quick succession

Zimbabwe 111/2   JM Davison 2-0-17-0

22.1

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, pitched up on the off, tries to drive through the line, gets a thick inside edge towards midwicket

22.2

Davison to Ervine, FOUR, the reverse-sweep, pitched on the leg stump, he had eyed his gap and placed it perfectly, past point for a boundary

22.3

Davison to Ervine, 1 run, goes for the sweep this time, gets a top edge towards deep square leg, but on the bounce

22.4

Davison to Taibu, no run, slightly short on the off, gets on the back foot and punches it towards cover

22.5

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, flat on middle, driven down the ground to long-on for a single

22.6

Davison to Ervine, 1 run, bowling it flat, comes down the track and drives it down to long-off to keep the strike

Zimbabwe 126/2   JM Davison 3-0-25-0

24.1

Davison to Ervine, SIX, clean strike over the bowler's head, gave Davison the charge, it wasn't particularly flighted but he came down the track and got to the pitch, elegantly done as he lofted past the ropes

24.2

Davison to Ervine, 2 runs, two more as it's played down the ground

24.3

Davison to Ervine, 1 run, short ball outside off, cut away towards deep point for a single

24.4

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, tossed up outside off, driven down towards ;long-off for a single

24.5

Davison to Ervine, 1 run, flat on the off, pushed past extra cover for a single

24.6

Davison to Taibu, 1 run, flighted outside off, eased wide of point for a single

Zimbabwe 147/2   JM Davison 4-0-37-0

34.1

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

34.2

Davison to Lamb, no run, flattish delivery, waiting for it to turn in, played to midwicket

34.3

Davison to Lamb, 1 run, opens the face at the last moment to play it down to short third

34.4

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

34.5

Davison to Lamb, no run, fires it short outside off, reaches to cut it but can't quite connect

34.6

Davison to Lamb, 1 run, quicker through the air, full on middle and leg, driven down to long-on

Zimbabwe 205/5   JM Davison 5-0-41-0

36.1

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

36.2

Davison to Lamb, 1 run, low full toss on the off, struck down towards long-on 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

36.6

Davison to Lamb, no run, tidy over, keeps it flat, pushed back to Davison

Zimbabwe 216/5   JM Davison 6-0-44-0

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

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   JM Davison 7-0-47-0

40.1

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

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

40.3

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

40.5

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

40.6

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

Zimbabwe 238/6   JM Davison 7-0-56-0

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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