ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 35th match, Group A

Australia v Canada

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 91 balls remaining)

41.4

Krejza to Balaji Rao, no run, tossed up and gets it to turn away from his forward push, Haddin whips off the bails but he is in

41.5

Krejza to Balaji Rao, no run, goes up for the lbw, but he managed to get an inside edge as he tried to turn it across the line

41.6

Krejza to Balaji Rao, 1 run, goes for the sweep on a knee and gets it to short fine leg

Canada 197/8   WD Balaji Rao 1* (3b)

42.1

Smith to Balaji Rao, 2 runs, tossed up outside off stump, driven for a run, and Australia concede an overthrow

42.2

Smith to Balaji Rao, 1 run, Canada bring up the 200 with a nudge of a single

42.4

Smith to Balaji Rao, no run, down the track and bashed down to long off

42.5

Smith to Balaji Rao, 1 run, pushed through outside off stump, and he pats it towards covers

Canada 202/8   WD Balaji Rao 5* (7b)

43.2

Lee to Balaji Rao, no run, and goes past the outside edge with one that angles in close to off stump

43.3

Lee to Balaji Rao, no run, tries to steer from close to off stump, and is beaten again

43.4

Lee to Balaji Rao, no run, merrily swings off the front foot, and still cannot connect outside off

43.5

Lee to Balaji Rao, no run, slower one, draws him forward and gets him to push in the air, Ponting at short extra cover dives to his left, but it falls just short, might have taken it on that little finger

43.6

Lee to Balaji Rao, OUT, Lee gets one on the stumps, and shatters them, from round the wicket with that angle, Balaji looked to flick it, but played all around it,

WD Balaji Rao b Lee 5 (10m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 41.66

Canada 204/9   WD Balaji Rao 5 (12b)

Photos

Mar 16, 2011

Ashish Bagai drives during his 39, Australia v Canada, Group A, World Cup, Bangalore, March 16, 2011

Ashish Bagai drives during his 39

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Mar 16, 2011

John Davison waves to the fans as he walks off the field after his last game for Canada, Australia v Canada, Group A, World Cup, Bangalore, March 16, 2011

John Davison waves to the fans as he walks off the field after his last game for Canada

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