ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 30th match, Group A

Canada v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 97 runs

0.1

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, 1 wide, starts of with a wide down the leg side

0.1

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, loud shout for lbw but turned down. Big inward movement there. It started from just outside off and moved in sharply to hit the pad. Going down leg, though

0.2

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, 1 wide, another inswinger but again goes down the leg side

0.2

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, 1 wide, And again. He is getting some movement and all he has to do is to get the line right. Can he?

0.2

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, Big inswinger again, swings in towards the leg stump to hit the pad. No wonder they chose to bowl here.

0.3

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, he pushes this well outside off and Bagai gathers

0.4

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, full and around the off stump, driven to mid-off

0.5

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, 1 run, swings in to the middle stump line, worked wide of midwicket

New Zealand 4/0   MJ Guptill 1* (5b)

1.1

Osinde to Guptill, no run, gentle leg cutter outside off stump, left alone

1.2

Osinde to Guptill, no run, pushes this well outside off and left alone again

1.3

Osinde to Guptill, 1 run, extra bounce on this, just outside off, Guptill taps it to left of backward point

New Zealand 5/0   MJ Guptill 2* (8b)

2.1

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, 1 run, on the off stump line, nudged just wide of the backward point for a single

2.4

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, lovely inswinger, full in length and moving in to the middle stump line, pushed out to the on side

2.5

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, in the channel outside off stump, left alone

2.6

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone

New Zealand 7/0   MJ Guptill 3* (12b)

4.5

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, leans forward to drive to mid-off

4.6

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, gets back to punch this one out to cover

New Zealand 17/0   MJ Guptill 3* (14b)

5.6

Osinde to Guptill, FOUR, Booming off drive. Guptill glides forward to cover for the away swing and creams this full delivery to left of mid-off

New Zealand 26/0   MJ Guptill 7* (15b 1x4)

6.3

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, fuller and straighter, driven back to the bowler

6.4

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, on the middle stump line, tapped to the leg side

6.5

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

6.6

Khurram Chohan to Guptill, FOUR, Guptill unfurls one of his characteristic lovely lofted drives to the straight boundary. He leaned forward to lift this high over mid-on. Nice fluent swing of the bat.

New Zealand 35/0   MJ Guptill 11* (19b 2x4)

8.1

Osinde to Guptill, 1 wide, pushes this wide outside off stump

8.1

Osinde to Guptill, no run, in the zone outside off, left alone

8.2

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

8.3

Osinde to Guptill, 2 runs, goes for another of his lofted off drives but ends up slicing it to wide long-off

8.4

Osinde to Guptill, FOUR, drops this short and Guptill shows he is not all about lofting to the straight boundary; he swivels to unfurl a cracking pull

8.5

Osinde to Guptill, no run, in the corridor outside off, left alone

8.6

Osinde to Guptill, no run, just outside the off stump, defended to the off

New Zealand 52/0   MJ Guptill 17* (25b 3x4)

9.2

Baidwan to Guptill, no run, full in length on the middle stump line, defended on the front foot

9.3

Baidwan to Guptill, no run, leans forward to drive to mid-off

9.4

Baidwan to Guptill, no run, glides forward to defend this to the leg side

9.5

Baidwan to Guptill, OUT, Wonderful Ashish Bagai! What a keeper! He was standing up to the stumps and takes a loverly catch. Guptill got the edge on the defensive prod and Bagai moved his hands quickly to cover the deviation. Good delivery too; it landed on a good length and just about cut away a bit

MJ Guptill c †Bagai b Baidwan 17 (45m 29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 58.62

New Zealand 53/1   MJ Guptill 17 (29b 3x4)

Photos

Mar 13, 2011

Brendon McCullum celebrates his ton against Canada, Canada v New Zealand, Group A, World Cup 2011, Mumbai, March 13 2011

Brendon McCullum celebrates his ton against Canada

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Mar 13, 2011

Ashish Bagai suffered cramps, Canada v New Zealand, World Cup 2011, Group A, Mumbai, March 13 2011

Ashish Bagai suffered cramps

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