ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 12th match, Group A

Canada v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 175 runs

7.1

Hansra to Taibu, FOUR, Taibu takes full advantage of that flighted delivery that lands full, caressed through the off side past the covers

7.2

Hansra to Taibu, no run, flatter and alters his length, holding it back, turn, just a bit, plays it down to midwicket

7.3

Hansra to Taibu, FOUR, quicker through the air but misdirected, short ball outside leg stump, he just helps it on its way past short fine leg

7.4

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, turning in from the off, pushed away past midwicket for a single

7.5

Hansra to Ervine, 1 run, round the wicket to the left-hander, bowled full on middle and leg, driven down to long-on for a single

7.6

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, pitched up on middle, pushed down the ground again

Zimbabwe 33/2   AS Hansra 1-0-11-0

9.1

Hansra to Taibu, FOUR, pitched up outside off and he goes after him, over the top this time, smacks it with an open face over the covers

9.2

Hansra to Taibu, no run, as he did in the last over, Hansra held that one back, defended towards cover

9.3

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, quick single, gets forward and drops it in front of cover, a nod was all that was needed

9.4

Hansra to Ervine, 1 run, fetches it from outside off, round the wicket, paddles it down to short fine for a single

9.5

Hansra to Taibu, no run, slightly short outside off, turns in, dabs it towards short third man

9.6

Hansra to Taibu, FOUR, A lapse in the field by Chohan, the spinner's leaking runs here and helping ease the pressure, shortish on leg stump, turned fine and Chohan at short fine dives over the ball, letting it through

Zimbabwe 44/2   AS Hansra 2-0-21-0

23.1

Hansra to Ervine, FOUR, he continues to struggle, down the leg side and all Ervine has to do is tap it on the head, well placed, beats short fine leg for a boundary

23.2

Hansra to Ervine, 1 run, a half-century for Ervine as he drives it past midwicket, his second fifty in ODIs, he's helped put Zimbabwe ahead here

23.3

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, low full toss outside off, Taibu reaches for it and slices it past point for a single

23.4

Hansra to Ervine, 1 run, flighted outside off, driven down the ground to long-off

23.5

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, shortish, gets on the back foot and punches it pas tthe bowler, midwicket fumbles and allows them a single

23.6

Hansra to Ervine, 1 run, nudged behind square towards short fine leg for a single

Zimbabwe 135/2   AS Hansra 3-0-30-0

25.1

Hansra to Taibu, FOUR, terrible delivery that gets the treatment, full toss and it's punished through extra cover, a yawning gap in the deep and it beats that

25.2

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, fires it on middle and leg, turned away wide of midwicket for a single

25.3

Hansra to Ervine, FOUR, Hansra has had a horrible time with the ball today, round the wicket and bowls it on the pads, Ervine loves to sweep and he finds the fine-leg boundary without any difficulty

25.4

Hansra to Ervine, 1 run, raises the 150-stand as he just nudges it past cover for a single

25.5

Hansra to Taibu, 1 run, slightly short on middle, tickled past square leg for a single

25.6

Hansra to Ervine, no run, short outside off, cut down towards point

Zimbabwe 158/2   AS Hansra 4-0-41-0

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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