ICC Cricket World Cup, 12th Match, Group A: Canada v Zimbabwe at Nagpur, Feb 28, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 12th match, Group A
Zimbabwe won by 175 runs
28 February 2011 (50-over match)
3.5

Baidwan to Ervine, FOUR, good start to his innings, was offered a bit of width, landed full and he just eased into it, driving it past mid-off for a boundary

Zimbabwe 11/2   CR Ervine 4* (2b 1x4)   HS Baidwan 1.5-0-9-1
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

Zimbabwe 26/2   T Taibu 12* (16b 1x4)   AS Hansra 0.1-0-4-0
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

Zimbabwe 30/2   T Taibu 16* (18b 2x4)   AS Hansra 0.3-0-8-0
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

Zimbabwe 38/2   T Taibu 23* (24b 3x4)   AS Hansra 1.1-0-15-0
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   T Taibu 28* (28b 4x4)   AS Hansra 2-0-21-0
10.4

Khurram Chohan to Taibu, FOUR, edged and four, short of a good length and a hint of away movement, tried to open the face, probably was thinking of running it down to third man, got a thick edge past the keeper

Zimbabwe 50/2   T Taibu 32* (29b 5x4)   Khurram Chohan 5.4-0-16-1
11.6

Baidwan to Taibu, FOUR, poor delivery, dropped it way too short on middle, was dispatched past short fine leg for an easy boundary

Zimbabwe 57/2   T Taibu 38* (35b 6x4)   HS Baidwan 4-0-20-1
14.4

Rizwan Cheema to Taibu, FOUR, nicely done, found the gap there, there is a deep cover and a third man, it was short and wide and he cut it over point to beat the two

Zimbabwe 68/2   T Taibu 45* (43b 7x4)   Rizwan Cheema 1.4-0-9-0
14.5

Rizwan Cheema to Taibu, FOUR, over the top again and this time over mid-off, pitched up, it's in the zone and he clears the in-field comfortably, lovely loft, a fifty's on the way

Zimbabwe 72/2   T Taibu 49* (44b 8x4)   Rizwan Cheema 1.5-0-13-0
19.4

Balaji Rao to Ervine, FOUR, connected really well, took it from outside off, flatter from Rao and it's hammered through midwicket to beat the gap in the deep

Zimbabwe 102/2   CR Ervine 32* (45b 2x4)   WD Balaji Rao 2.4-0-16-0
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

Zimbabwe 123/2   CR Ervine 43* (51b 3x4 1x6)   JM Davison 2.2-0-22-0
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

Zimbabwe 130/2   CR Ervine 49* (54b 4x4 1x6)   AS Hansra 2.1-0-25-0
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

Zimbabwe 151/2   T Taibu 83* (79b 9x4)   AS Hansra 3.1-0-34-0
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

Zimbabwe 156/2   CR Ervine 66* (62b 5x4 2x6)   AS Hansra 3.3-0-39-0
26.3

Khurram Chohan to Ervine, FOUR, the runs continue to bleed, down the leg side, a rare lapse by Chohan, Ervine just tickles it down to the fine-leg boundary

Zimbabwe 163/2   CR Ervine 71* (65b 6x4 2x6)   Khurram Chohan 6.3-0-21-1
31.5

Balaji Rao to Chigumbura, FOUR, misdireced this time, down the leg side and Chigumbura sweeps it down to the fine-leg boundary

Zimbabwe 192/3   E Chigumbura 4* (3b 1x4)   WD Balaji Rao 4.5-0-28-1
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

Zimbabwe 200/4   SC Williams 6* (3b 1x4)   WD Balaji Rao 5.3-0-35-1
35.2

Balaji Rao to Lamb, FOUR, fortunate there, the turn helping him there, it spun away sharply, looked to chop it towards point, got the under edge, much finer than he had intended, beat short third to the boundary

Zimbabwe 209/5   GA Lamb 6* (6b 1x4)   WD Balaji Rao 5.2-0-40-2
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

Zimbabwe 226/6   SC Williams 19* (16b 2x4)   WD Balaji Rao 7.1-0-51-3
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

Zimbabwe 235/6   SC Williams 27* (21b 3x4)   JM Davison 6.3-0-53-0
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

Zimbabwe 251/7   P Utseya 11* (18b 1x4)   HS Baidwan 6.4-0-40-1
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

Zimbabwe 263/7   P Utseya 18* (25b 2x4)   Khurram Chohan 7.4-0-30-1
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

Zimbabwe 273/7   AG Cremer 17* (15b 1x4)   Rizwan Cheema 8.3-0-44-1
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

Zimbabwe 277/7   AG Cremer 21* (16b 2x4)   Rizwan Cheema 8.4-0-48-1
48.6

Baidwan to Price, FOUR, absolutely whacked it, short ball on middle and he dispatched it to the square-leg boundary

Zimbabwe 289/9   RW Price 4* (3b 1x4)   HS Baidwan 7-0-47-2
49.4

Khurram Chohan to Price, FOUR, Lovely stuff from Price, inspired by Dougie Marillier, low full toss on middle, attempted yorker gone wrong, moves across and scoops it past short fine

Zimbabwe 296/9   RW Price 9* (5b 2x4)   Khurram Chohan 9.4-0-42-2
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