ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 17th match, Group A

Canada v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 46 runs

0.2

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, A good catch has been taken but t'was a free hit of course. Shahzad backed away and had a slog; the ball ballooned beyond backward point where the fielder took it, lunging forward

0.6

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, gets forward and across to defend to the off side

Pakistan 4/0   Ahmed Shehzad 1* (2b)

1.6

Osinde to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, good-length delivery just outside off stump, defended back to the bowler

Pakistan 13/0   Ahmed Shehzad 1* (3b)

2.2

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, 2 runs, short in length and on the pads, clipped past square-leg

2.3

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, good-length delivery just outside off stump, pushed out to the off

2.4

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, cuts in from around off stump, moves past the prod and hits the thigh pad

2.5

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, moves in from just outside off stump, tapped to short midwicket

2.6

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, fuller and tilting in from just outside off stump, driven to the off side of the pitch

Pakistan 16/0   Ahmed Shehzad 3* (8b)

4.1

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, stays back to defend a short-of-length delivery towards mid-offf

4.2

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, hint of inswing and Shahzad gets behind the line to tap it to the on side. Good delivery that. Can he hurl it a tad fuller, though?

4.3

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, again movement in from short of length and that allows Shahzad to sit back and push it to the on side

4.4

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR, he bowls this fuller but he tries to take it the other way and ends up with no swing. It's an overpitched delivery in the end and Shehzad creams it to left of mid-off

4.5

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, takes a couple of steps down the track and the bowler drags back the length; Shehzad defends

4.6

Khurram Chohan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, offers width outside off and short as well, ShEhzad cuts hard but point intercepts

Pakistan 20/1   Ahmed Shehzad 7* (14b 1x4)

7.1

Osinde to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 wide, wide delivery outside off, he tries to carve it through the off side but can't reach the ball

7.2

Osinde to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, gets behind the line to defend to the off side

7.3

Osinde to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, full in length and outside off, left alone

7.3

Osinde to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, in the channel outside off, left alone

7.4

Osinde to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, full in length outside off, driven wide of mid-off for a single

Pakistan 30/1   Ahmed Shehzad 8* (18b 1x4)

8.1

Baidwan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, on the middle and leg, keeper standing up to the stumps, tucked away to short midwicket

8.2

Baidwan to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, back of a length outside off, punched to point

8.3

Baidwan to Ahmed Shehzad, 4 byes, moves outside leg stump and the bowler follows him with a good-length delivery. Shehzad doesn't connect with an intended on-the-up drive and the ball goes through the bat and pad gap; the keeper couldn't get across in time

8.4

Baidwan to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR, He moves outside leg again, and cuts a delivery just outside off over point

8.5

Baidwan to Ahmed Shehzad, OUT, And he has imploded. The adrenalin was kicking in. He tries to heave this delivery on the up and over mid-on but couldn't clear. Gordon dived forward to take a good low catch.

Ahmed Shehzad c Gordon b Baidwan 12 (48m 23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 52.17

Pakistan 42/2   Ahmed Shehzad 12 (23b 2x4)

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Mar 3, 2011

Shahid Afridi celebrates a wicket, Canada v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup 2011, Colombo, March 3, 2011

Shahid Afridi celebrates a wicket

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Mar 3, 2011

Umpire Daryl Harper warns Ahmed Shehzad not to talk too much to the batsman, Canada v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup 2011, Colombo, March 3, 2011

Umpire Daryl Harper warns Ahmed Shehzad not to talk too much to the batsman

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