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

12.1

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, FOUR, moves forward and plays an aerial off drive but through the gap in the wide mid-off region. It races away.

12.2

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, leans well forward to steer it to point

12.3

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, 2 runs, gets back and across to steer it to third man region. That's his 50 20th ODI fifty. fifty from 38 balls. Canada! Be worried, very worried!

12.4

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, leans forward to push it to backward point

12.5

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, stays back to dab it to midwicket

12.6

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, short and bouncing outside off, Baz is beaten on the cut

New Zealand 85/1   Rizwan Cheema 1-0-6-0

14.1

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, stays back to punch it to the off side

14.2

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, 2 runs, around the off stump line, late cut to third man for couple for runs

14.3

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, 1 run, goes hard at this and ends up dragging it to midwicket

14.4

Rizwan Cheema to Ryder, 1 run, just outside the off stump, run down to third man

14.5

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, FOUR, short in length and outside off stump, McCullum went back and across to play a cracking cut shot. He moves so quickly, like a boxer

14.6

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, fuller, mcCullum goes too hard at the ball and ends up dragging it to the leg side

14.6

Rizwan Cheema to BB McCullum, no run, fuller, mcCullum goes too hard at the ball and ends up dragging it to the leg side

New Zealand 95/1   Rizwan Cheema 2-0-14-0

37.1

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, no run, gets forward to drive it back down the track

37.2

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, no run, full in length outside off, steered straight to backward point

37.3

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, FOUR, The fine-leg is up inside the circle and he serves a full toss outside leg. Taylor flicks it to the recycle bin

37.4

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, 1 run, good-length delivery on the middle, pushed to through mid-on

37.5

Rizwan Cheema to NL McCullum, 1 run, full in length outside off stump, driven through mid-off

37.6

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, 1 run, short in length around off stump, swatted past midwicket

New Zealand 192/3   Rizwan Cheema 3-0-21-0

39.1

Rizwan Cheema to NL McCullum, 1 bye, backs away the leg stump line, the bowler follows, swing and a miss and they get a bye

39.2

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, 1 run, full delivery on the middle, swiped to short fine-leg fielder

39.3

Rizwan Cheema to NL McCullum, FOUR, Crash bang. Nathan moves outside leg stump and smashed this length delivery over mid-off

39.4

Rizwan Cheema to NL McCullum, 1 run, fuller, driven to extra cover for a quick single

39.5

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, 2 runs, full pitched on the pads, flicked away past square-leg

39.6

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, 1 no ball, A beamer! accidental. A high full toss from round the stumps, Taylor tries to pull but gets away from the line of fire and Bagai, standing up to the stumps, puts his left hand to make a half-stop. Cheema apologizes

39.6

Rizwan Cheema to Taylor, SIX, Low full toss on the leg stump line and Taylor cues up and swings it over backward square-leg boundary

New Zealand 236/3   Rizwan Cheema 4-0-36-0

49.1

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

49.2

Rizwan Cheema to Franklin, SIX, Massive! 10th six of the game. Highest in this WC. Franklin clobbers a full pitched delivery into the stands beyond long-on

49.3

Rizwan Cheema to Franklin, SIX, Huge! Another gentle full delivery, angling in and Franklin lifts this over wide midwicket boundary

49.4

Rizwan Cheema to Franklin, FOUR, Another full delivery in the slot and Franklin crashes it over covers. Whoa!

49.5

Rizwan Cheema to Franklin, SIX, This is humongous! Monster hit. In the slot, a length delivery and Franklin has absolutely tonked it over long-on.

49.6

Rizwan Cheema to Franklin, (no ball) FOUR, High full toss, a no ball, and Franklin edges the intended swat-pull to third man boundary. Hell unleashed!

New Zealand 355/6   Rizwan Cheema 4.5-0-64-0

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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