ICC Cricket World Cup, 35th Match, Group A: Australia v Canada at Bangalore, Mar 16, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 35th match, Group A
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 91 balls remaining)
Played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore (neutral venue)
16 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
12.1

Tait to Bagai, no run, half-forward to a 146.9 kph length ball outside off stump, and half-drives it away towards extra cover

12.2

Tait to Bagai, no run, Tait looks for the lethal yorker at 148.4 kph, almost gets it right, he gets an inside edge on to boot that saves him

12.3

Tait to Bagai, no run, tries the short one that does not get up much outside off stump, he weaves out of the way nevertheless

12.4

Tait to Bagai, no run, 147.6 kph fullish one, he goes back, perilous approach, but gets bat down in time to push it back to Tait, who threatens to throw the ball at the batsman

12.5

Tait to Bagai, no run, played out in to the off side off the front foot

12.6

Tait to Bagai, no run, nips back in from a length outside off stump and goes close to off, but he had already chosen to leave it

Canada 84/2   A Bagai 0* (6b)
13.2

Watson to Bagai, FOUR, for once Watson strays down the pads from a fuller length, and he shuffles to tickle it fine enough to pick up four

13.3

Watson to Bagai, no run, settles back again to the outside off stump line and good length, he lets it go immediately

13.4

Watson to Bagai, no run, left alone outside off stump again, this one came back in a tad and kept low too

13.5

Watson to Bagai, no run, gets bat and pad close and drives this one away to point with an open face

13.6

Watson to Bagai, no run, whoa, walks two feet outside off stump but Watson shortens the length and follows him, and he pushes away to mid off

Canada 89/2   A Bagai 4* (11b 1x4)
14.2

Johnson to Bagai, no run, jabs at one that comes in with the angle from round the wicket, almost chops it on

14.3

Johnson to Bagai, no run, nicely done, spirits out to the pitch of a length ball and drives it to cover

14.4

Johnson to Bagai, no run, cramps him for room with one that cuts back in from short of a length, defended down the track

14.5

Johnson to Bagai, FOUR, crack! full and some width outside off stump, he needs no more invitation, gets to the pitch and creams it past extra cover, no one moved

14.6

Johnson to Bagai, 1 run, goes down the pads with the angle, and he picks a single through square leg

Canada 95/2   A Bagai 9* (16b 2x4)
15.1

Lee to Bagai, no run, just about back of a length, he gets deep in the crease to push it on the off side

15.2

Lee to Bagai, no run, rides the bounce on this one outside off and looks to cut, but chops it in the ground, one leg in the air as he does that, full marks for intent

15.3

Lee to Bagai, FOUR, 147.3 kph low full toss outside off stump, he throws the bat at it, and gets it fine to the third man boundary off a thick edge

15.4

Lee to Bagai, no run, squirts it out to point and scampers down for the run, before he is frantically sent back, and makes it back in time

15.5

Lee to Bagai, no run, stays on the back foot to a fuller delivery, has worked for Canada so far that style, and pats it away towards mid off

15.6

Lee to Bagai, no run, smoked off the front foot, but finds extra cover in the way

Canada 99/2   A Bagai 13* (22b 3x4)
17.1

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, starts with a full toss low on the leg stump, pushed back down the ground

17.3

Krejza to Bagai, 1 wide, gets some bounce now, and turn too, but down the leg side

17.3

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, more turn and bounce, this time on middle, he shuffles across and works it to fine leg

Canada 106/2   A Bagai 15* (24b 3x4)
18.4

Johnson to Bagai, no run, slower one at 126.2 kph wide outside off, he picks it late and slaps it away to point

18.5

Johnson to Bagai, no run, shuffles on off stump, gets front foot out and pushes this one to short extra cover

18.6

Johnson to Bagai, no run, Johnson gets the edge for some fine stuff from round the stumps, but it falls short of Watson at slip, this one was bowled on off stump, much fuller, got him to drive,and moves away slightly to get the edge

Canada 110/2   A Bagai 15* (27b 3x4)
19.4

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, Krejza goes down the pads again from round the stumps, worked easily to fine leg

Canada 112/2   A Bagai 16* (28b 3x4)
20.3

Johnson to Bagai, no run, gets him to hop on his toes to one that gets slightly big on him with the angle from round the stumps, defended in to the off side

20.4

Johnson to Bagai, 1 run, and gets the surprise bouncer on target, lot of shoulder in that one, he takes his eyes off the ball and tries to fend it away, and somehow gets it fine on the leg side

Canada 115/2   A Bagai 17* (30b 3x4)
21.1

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, makes room outside leg stump, and cuts this one that turns it from off stump, wide of sweeper cover

21.3

Krejza to Bagai, 1 leg bye, turns in from middle stump, and goes in the air fine on the leg side as he tries to work it away

21.5

Krejza to Bagai, no run, backs away outside leg stump, looking to go towards point, almost yorks himself as this one is flighted full, Haddin takes it cleanly as almost grazes off stump

21.6

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, touch short outside off, and he goes on the back foot to cut it away

Canada 120/2   A Bagai 19* (34b 3x4)
22.1

Watson to Bagai, no run, hurries on outside off from a length, he is late on the shot and takes it on the glove as it bounces as well

22.2

Watson to Bagai, no run, hangs back in the crease, and plays away from the body to push this one away

22.3

Watson to Bagai, FOUR, Watsone drags this one wide outside off, he has to reach out to stab it in the air past point, where Steve Smith goes leaping in the air to his right but cannot take it

22.4

Watson to Bagai, no run, much fuller and closer to off stump, dug out down the track

22.5

Watson to Bagai, FOUR, all timing this one, gets one full on middle and leg, gets front foot out and brings down the bat at an angle to send it purring to the wide long on boundary

22.6

Watson to Bagai, no run, very full outside off stump, he squeezes out the drive to mid off

Canada 128/2   A Bagai 27* (40b 5x4)
23.2

Krejza to Bagai, no run, tossed up and turning in from outside off, he lunges out and defends

23.3

Krejza to Bagai, no run, mix-up, but no harm done, the non-striker wanted the single and had run halfway down the pith before being sent back as midwicket converged on the ball

23.4

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, now the single is on, tapped in front of cover, and goes through with a loud 'yes'

Canada 130/2   A Bagai 28* (43b 5x4)
24.1

Watson to Bagai, no run, squirted away to point off the back foot

24.2

Watson to Bagai, no run, eases into a languid drive that goes in the air but falls miles short of deepish mid off

24.3

Watson to Bagai, 1 run, again he drives off the front foot, this time the thick edge goes in the air towards third man

Canada 131/2   A Bagai 29* (46b 5x4)
25.1

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, tossed up and turns in, worked away through square leg

25.4

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, reaches well forward with a high elbow and guides it to point

Canada 134/2   A Bagai 31* (48b 5x4)
26.1

Tait to Bagai, FOUR, and what a welcome, 142,7 kph fuller one, and just lifted over the bowler's head straight down the ground

26.2

Tait to Bagai, 1 run, and again he tries to do it, Tait tries to fire the yorker in from wide of the crease, he pushes it in the air down the ground

26.5

Tait to Bagai, 1 wide, called a wide, Tait went very full outside off stump with that slingy action

26.5

Tait to Bagai, no run, gets the line alright now, defended off the back foot

26.6

Tait to Bagai, no run, plays out a very full one in to the leg side

Canada 146/2   A Bagai 36* (52b 6x4)
27.3

Krejza to Bagai, 1 run, some more width outside off and slapped away to sweeper cover again

Canada 148/2   A Bagai 37* (53b 6x4)
28.1

Tait to Bagai, 2 runs, it does not seem a joke at all, short and wide goes Tait, and is creamed off the back foot wide of sweeper cover

28.2

Tait to Bagai, OUT, that will do, Tait finally has a wicket, another short and wide enough, Bagai went flailing at it, had to reach out for it, and got a thick edge which Haddin took easily, thrown it away really, he was looking in control

A Bagai c †Haddin b Tait 39 (74m 55b 6x4 0x6) SR: 70.90

Canada 150/3   A Bagai 39 (55b 6x4)
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