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

40.6

Balaji Rao to Williamson, 1 run, gets back to clip this to the on side for a single

New Zealand 255/4   KS Williamson 1* (1b)

41.1

Davison to Williamson, no run, low dipping full toss, eased back to the bowler

41.2

Davison to Williamson, no run, Dropped by the bowler. It was a dolly. It was a flighted delivery that dipped on Kane who ended up scooping it shoulder high to the right of the bowler who clanged it.

41.3

Davison to Williamson, no run, gets forward to push it to the on side

41.4

Davison to Williamson, no run, leans forward to drive it back to the bowler

41.5

Davison to Williamson, 2 runs, around off stump line, steered through covers

41.6

Davison to Williamson, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, squirted to square-leg. Overthrows at the non-striker's end as the bowler didn't expect a throw would come in at his end and had turned his back.

New Zealand 259/4   KS Williamson 5* (7b)

42.4

Balaji Rao to Williamson, no run, just outside off, skids away, cut to point

42.5

Balaji Rao to Williamson, 1 run, fetches it from outside off and sweeps it for a single

New Zealand 261/5   KS Williamson 6* (9b)

43.4

Hansra to Williamson, no run, goes on with the arm, from round the stumps, just outside off, dabbed to the leg side

43.5

Hansra to Williamson, no run, looks to slog sweep, the ball is too full, and he ends up stabbing it down the track

43.6

Hansra to Williamson, 1 run, around off, cut away to sweeper cover

New Zealand 266/5   KS Williamson 7* (12b)

44.1

Balaji Rao to Williamson, no run, Balaji continues to tease. Kane goes down the track but is unable to reach the pitch as the leg break dips on him and he edges the drive to point

44.2

Balaji Rao to Williamson, FOUR, Catch dropped! Balaji is fuming! Kane went back and punched it straight to short extra cover where Baidwan let it go under his hands and right between his legs! What a clanger!

44.3

Balaji Rao to Williamson, 1 run, works this one away for a single

New Zealand 271/5   KS Williamson 12* (15b 1x4)

45.3

Hansra to Williamson, 2 runs, backs away to cut it through covers. Overthrows at the striker's end

45.4

Hansra to Williamson, 1 run, gets forward to ping long-on

New Zealand 284/5   KS Williamson 15* (17b 1x4)

46.2

Balaji Rao to Williamson, 1 run, flighted leg break, again dips rapidly on Kane who can't reach the pitch of the ball but goes through with his shot to long-on

46.4

Balaji Rao to Williamson, 1 run, leg break on the middle stump line, swept away for a single

New Zealand 295/5   KS Williamson 17* (19b 1x4)

47.1

Baidwan to Williamson, FOUR, shuffles across, a low full toss on the leg stump arrives and Kane helps it along to the fine-leg boundary

47.2

Baidwan to Williamson, FOUR, The back-of-hand slower one and for a moment I thought Kane has hit mishit it to deep midwicket. He slog sweeps it to wide midwicket boundary

47.3

Baidwan to Williamson, 3 runs, walks across to the off, and steers the length delivery through point. More overthrows. It should have been two but they have leaked an extra run

New Zealand 310/5   KS Williamson 28* (22b 3x4)

48.1

Khurram Chohan to Williamson, FOUR, Kane lashes this full toss to the midwicket boundary. The runs are coming in a flood here

48.2

Khurram Chohan to Williamson, 1 run, paddles this one to fine-leg region

48.5

Khurram Chohan to Williamson, no run, a dipping slower one, Kane checks his shot and pushes it through the off side

48.6

Khurram Chohan to Williamson, 1 bye, Another slower one and Kane is too early into his slog sweep. He will get a bye, though

New Zealand 327/6   KS Williamson 33* (26b 4x4)

49.1

Rizwan Cheema to Williamson, 1 run, short in length on the middle, swatted away to deep square-leg

New Zealand 328/6   KS Williamson 34* (27b 4x4)

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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