ICC Intercontinental Cup, Canada v Ireland at Toronto, Aug 31-Sep 3, 2010
31 August, 1,2,3 September 2010 (4-day match)
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Welcome to Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club for this I-Cup game between Canada and Ireland Its warm and humid out here today, teams are doing their warm up routines and slowly but surely International cricket is coming back to the home of Sahara Cup Captains are ready for the toss now Bunch of changes for Canada from the team that played against Zimbabwe xi, Bagai makes his way back into the team and takes the captaincy from Rizwan, Hiral Patel makes way for the veteran lefty Dhaniram Abzal Dean the off spinner is in the team for Parth Desai Ravindu Gunasekara returns from an excellent U-21 season in Sri Lanka, he comes into the squad for Trevin Bastiampillai Excited to watch the young Irish sensation Dockrell bowl, anyone else ? Toss: News from the middle is Canada has won the toss and they will bat first I would like to remind the readers and the Imaginers, that this is the same ground India v Pakistan games took place, The umpires are on their way to the middle and the players follow Nitish will take strike Update 2:5e: The last of the covers just came off, Umpires are having an inspection now

0.1

Eastwood to Gunasekera, 1 wide

Starts of with a wide

0.1

Eastwood to Gunasekera, 1 run, flicks it off his legs for a single to get off

Right, Nitish to face, he has been promoted to opening

0.2

Eastwood to Kumar, no run, leaves it alone

0.3

Eastwood to Kumar, no run, defends it on the front foot, pitched just on off and moves in a little bit

0.4

Eastwood to Kumar, no run, defends of the backfoot this time, right on top of that one

0.5

Eastwood to Kumar, 1 run, brushed away off his legs, nice done

0.6

Eastwood to Gunasekera, no run, beaten on that one, good late movement away from the lefty

End of over 1 (3 runs) Canada 3/0

    • R Gunasekera 1 (2b)
    • NR Kumar 1 (4b)
    • AW Eastwood 1-0-3-0
1.1

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, driven to mid off by Nitish, slow medium stuff from Eaglestone

1.2

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, trying to bring it back into the right goes down the leg side

1.3

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, left alone

1.4

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run, pitched outside off shapes in and left alone by Nitish

1.5

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run

1.6

Eaglestone to Kumar, no run

End of over 2 (maiden) Canada 3/0

    • NR Kumar 1 (10b)
    • R Gunasekera 1 (2b)
    • PS Eaglestone 1-1-0-0
2.1

Eastwood to Gunasekera, OUT, gone! trying to pull that, easy catch by Van der Merwe, Bagai walks in

R Gunasekera c van der Merwe b Eastwood 1 (9m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Zubin Surkari walk in, my mistake, they look alike though ! play for the same club

2.2

Eastwood to Surkari, 1 run, brushes it to mid wicket

2.3

Eastwood to Kumar, no run

2.4

Eastwood to Kumar, no run, left alone by Nitish good line

2.5

Eastwood to Kumar, 1 no ball, oversteps on that occasion, bowls it way down the legside

2.5

Eastwood to Kumar, no run

2.6

Eastwood to Kumar, OUT, gone ! flicked it, too fine i guess, taken by the keeper

NR Kumar c †McCann b Eastwood 1 (14m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.66

End of over 3 (2 runs) Canada 5/2

    • ZE Surkari 1 (1b)
    • AW Eastwood 2-0-5-2
3.1

Eaglestone to Surkari, FOUR

3.2

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

3.3

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

3.4

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

3.5

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

3.6

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

End of over 4 (4 runs) Canada 9/2

    • ZE Surkari 5 (7b 1x4)
    • A Bagai 0 (0b)
    • PS Eaglestone 2-1-4-0
4.1

Eastwood to Bagai, FOUR

4.2

Eastwood to Bagai, no run

4.3

Eastwood to Bagai, no run

4.4

Eastwood to Bagai, no run

4.5

Eastwood to Bagai, no run

4.6

Eastwood to Bagai, no run, left alone

End of over 5 (4 runs) Canada 13/2

    • A Bagai 4 (6b 1x4)
    • ZE Surkari 5 (7b 1x4)
    • AW Eastwood 3-0-9-2
5.1

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

5.2

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, Surkari trid to cut that, didn't middle it

5.3

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, driven away to point

5.4

Eaglestone to Surkari, 2 leg byes

5.5

Eaglestone to Surkari, FOUR, driven away by Zubin, square of the cover fielder, top shot

5.6

Eaglestone to Surkari, 2 runs, driven again, didn't time it, but will scamper a double

End of over 6 (8 runs) Canada 21/2

    • ZE Surkari 11 (13b 2x4)
    • A Bagai 4 (6b 1x4)
    • PS Eaglestone 3-1-10-0
6.1

Eastwood to Bagai, FOUR, crisp square cut from Bagai !

6.2

Eastwood to Bagai, FOUR, flicked this time

6.3

Eastwood to Bagai, no run, rock solid front foot defense

6.4

Eastwood to Bagai, no run

6.5

Eastwood to Bagai, 2 runs, driven, misfield by mid off

6.6

Eastwood to Bagai, no run, bouncer he just moves out of the way in time

End of over 7 (10 runs) Canada 31/2

    • A Bagai 14 (12b 3x4)
    • ZE Surkari 11 (13b 2x4)
    • AW Eastwood 4-0-19-2
7.1

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

7.2

Eaglestone to Surkari, FOUR, flicked away nice and fine

7.3

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, yorker ! almost ran thought his defense

7.4

Eaglestone to Surkari, FOUR, top shot from Zubin straight drive, all along the ground

7.5

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, defends it on the up, moved that one in off a length

7.6

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, cut that one, but straight to point

End of over 8 (8 runs) Canada 39/2

    • ZE Surkari 19 (19b 4x4)
    • A Bagai 14 (12b 3x4)
    • PS Eaglestone 4-1-18-0
8.1

Eastwood to Bagai, 1 run, flicks it of his legs

8.2

Eastwood to Surkari, FOUR

8.3

Eastwood to Surkari, 1 run, flicks it of his legs

8.4

Eastwood to Bagai, no run

8.5

Eastwood to Bagai, 1 no ball

8.5

Eastwood to Bagai, no run, driven uppishly to covers

8.6

Eastwood to Bagai, no run, defends it of the backfoot

End of over 9 (7 runs) Canada 46/2

    • A Bagai 15 (17b 3x4)
    • ZE Surkari 24 (21b 5x4)
    • AW Eastwood 5-0-26-2
9.1

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

9.2

Eaglestone to Surkari, FOUR, full toss, punched hard right back past the bowler

9.3

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, strays down the legside again

9.4

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run

9.5

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, that one moved back in and inside edge on to the pads

9.6

Eaglestone to Surkari, no run, yorker dug out again

Skipper comes in to bowl

End of over 10 (4 runs) Canada 50/2

    • ZE Surkari 28 (27b 6x4)
    • A Bagai 15 (17b 3x4)
    • PS Eaglestone 5-1-22-0
10.1

Johnston to Bagai, FOUR, flicks off his legs, nicely hit, the experience of Bagai showing !

10.2

Johnston to Bagai, no run, driven crisply but straight to mid off

10.3

Johnston to Bagai, no run

10.4

Johnston to Bagai, no run

10.5

Johnston to Bagai, no run

10.6

Johnston to Bagai, FOUR, inside edge, past the keeper for four

Kevin O'Brien to bowl

End of over 11 (8 runs) Canada 58/2

    • A Bagai 23 (23b 5x4)
    • ZE Surkari 28 (27b 6x4)
    • DT Johnston 1-0-8-0
11.1

O'Brien to Surkari, OUT, gone ! Kevin does the trick, free flowing Surkari on his way back

ZE Surkari lbw b O'Brien 28 (40m 28b 6x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

11.2

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

11.3

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

11.4

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run, defends it of the backfoot

11.5

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

11.6

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

End of over 12 (wicket maiden) Canada 58/3

    • S Dhaniram 0 (5b)
    • A Bagai 23 (23b 5x4)
    • KJ O'Brien 1-1-0-1
12.1

Johnston to Bagai, no run

12.2

Johnston to Bagai, no run

12.3

Johnston to Bagai, no run

12.4

Johnston to Bagai, 1 run

12.5

Johnston to Dhaniram, 1 run

12.6

Johnston to Bagai, no run, good stop at gully, stopped a certain boundary

Match State: Drinks

End of over 13 (2 runs) Canada 60/3

    • A Bagai 24 (28b 5x4)
    • S Dhaniram 1 (6b)
    • DT Johnston 2-0-10-0
13.1

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run, Kevin coming around the wicket now

13.2

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run, driven to covers

13.3

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

13.4

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

13.5

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run, comes back in, inside edge on to the pads

13.6

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

End of over 14 (maiden) Canada 60/3

    • S Dhaniram 1 (12b)
    • A Bagai 24 (28b 5x4)
    • KJ O'Brien 2-2-0-1
14.1

Johnston to Bagai, OUT, Bagai walks back, soft dismissal just edged a regulation on a length ball

A Bagai c †McCann b Johnston 24 (53m 29b 5x4 0x6) SR: 82.75

14.2

Johnston to Rizwan Cheema, no run, some heat on that one from Johnston, inside edge, saves him

14.3

Johnston to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, another one follows, edged a regulation outside off ball

Rizwan Cheema c Botha b Johnston 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

14.4

Johnston to Bhatti, OUT, gone !! magnificent stuff from the skipper, bowling with some pace, just clipped the bail with a slight away movement

U Bhatti b Johnston 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Hamza the Alberta Boy walks in

14.5

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run, leaves it alone

14.6

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run, left alone again

Innings Breaking over, typical TJ folks

End of over 15 (wicket maiden) Canada 60/6

    • Hamza Tariq 0 (2b)
    • S Dhaniram 1 (12b)
    • DT Johnston 3-1-10-3
15.1

O'Brien to Dhaniram, FOUR, clips it over mid wicket, Dhaniram puts it away

15.2

O'Brien to Dhaniram, FOUR, driven away, no trouble at all

15.3

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

15.4

O'Brien to Dhaniram, 1 run

15.5

O'Brien to Hamza Tariq, no run

15.6

O'Brien to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 16 (9 runs) Canada 69/6

    • Hamza Tariq 0 (4b)
    • S Dhaniram 10 (16b 2x4)
    • KJ O'Brien 3-2-9-1
16.1

Johnston to Dhaniram, no run

16.2

Johnston to Dhaniram, no run

16.3

Johnston to Dhaniram, no run

16.4

Johnston to Dhaniram, no run

16.5

Johnston to Dhaniram, 1 run, quick single by Dhaniram, good call

16.6

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 17 (1 run) Canada 70/6

    • Hamza Tariq 0 (5b)
    • S Dhaniram 11 (21b 2x4)
    • DT Johnston 4-1-11-3
17.1

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

17.2

O'Brien to Dhaniram, no run

17.3

O'Brien to Dhaniram, 1 run

17.4

O'Brien to Hamza Tariq, no run

17.5

O'Brien to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

17.6

O'Brien to Dhaniram, FOUR, half volley, punished by Dhaniram, cover driven for four

End of over 18 (6 runs) Canada 76/6

    • S Dhaniram 16 (25b 3x4)
    • Hamza Tariq 1 (7b)
    • KJ O'Brien 4-2-15-1
18.1

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, thick edge, didn't carry to gully goes for four

18.2

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

18.3

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, 1 leg bye

Johnston coming around

18.4

Johnston to Dhaniram, no run, angles it in, Dhaniram fails to put it away

18.5

Johnston to Dhaniram, no run

18.6

Johnston to Dhaniram, 1 run

End of over 19 (6 runs) Canada 82/6

    • S Dhaniram 17 (28b 3x4)
    • Hamza Tariq 5 (10b 1x4)
    • DT Johnston 5-1-16-3
19.1

Eastwood to Dhaniram, no run, put down ! sitter, that was slip catching practice from Dhaniram

19.2

Eastwood to Dhaniram, no run, beaten on that occasion

19.3

Eastwood to Dhaniram, no run

19.4

Eastwood to Dhaniram, no run

19.5

Eastwood to Dhaniram, OUT, tried a big one, slight edge straight to the keeper, good set up there

S Dhaniram c †McCann b Eastwood 17 (44m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 51.51

19.6

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, no run

End of over 20 (wicket maiden) Canada 82/7

    • Khurram Chohan 0 (1b)
    • Hamza Tariq 5 (10b 1x4)
    • AW Eastwood 6-1-26-3
20.1

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

20.2

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

20.3

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

20.4

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

20.5

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

20.6

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 21 (maiden) Canada 82/7

    • Hamza Tariq 5 (16b 1x4)
    • Khurram Chohan 0 (1b)
    • DT Johnston 6-2-16-3
21.1

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, no run

21.2

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, no run

21.3

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, no run

21.4

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, no run

21.5

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, no run

21.6

Eastwood to Khurram Chohan, FOUR

End of over 22 (4 runs) Canada 86/7

    • Khurram Chohan 4 (7b 1x4)
    • Hamza Tariq 5 (16b 1x4)
    • AW Eastwood 7-1-30-3
22.1

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

22.2

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

22.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

22.4

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

22.5

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

22.6

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 23 (maiden) Canada 86/7

    • Hamza Tariq 5 (22b 1x4)
    • Khurram Chohan 4 (7b 1x4)
    • A van der Merwe 1-1-0-0
23.1

Dockrell to Khurram Chohan, 1 run

23.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

23.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

23.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

23.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

23.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 24 (1 run) Canada 87/7

    • Hamza Tariq 5 (27b 1x4)
    • Khurram Chohan 5 (8b 1x4)
    • GH Dockrell 1-0-1-0
24.1

van der Merwe to Khurram Chohan, no run

24.2

van der Merwe to Khurram Chohan, no run

24.3

van der Merwe to Khurram Chohan, no run

24.4

van der Merwe to Khurram Chohan, 1 run

24.5

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

24.6

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

End of over 25 (2 runs) Canada 89/7

    • Hamza Tariq 6 (29b 1x4)
    • Khurram Chohan 6 (12b 1x4)
    • A van der Merwe 2-1-2-0
25.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, loud shout for lbw, he left that straighter one alone

25.2

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

25.3

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

25.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

25.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 2 runs

25.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, too full on that occasion, Hamza cashes in

And that's Lunch, Not even a glimmer of hope for Canada, Ireland just ran through the top order

See ya in a bit, lunch came just in time to catch up on that last bit of the transfer window

25.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, FOUR, too full on that occasion, Hamza cashes in

And that's Lunch, Not even a glimmer of hope for Canada, Ireland just ran through the top order

See ya in a bit, lunch came just in time to catch up on that last bit of the transfer window

End of over 26 (6 runs) Canada 95/7

    • Hamza Tariq 12 (35b 2x4)
    • Khurram Chohan 6 (12b 1x4)
    • GH Dockrell 2-0-7-0
26.1

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, no run

26.2

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, no run

26.3

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, no run

26.4

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, FOUR

26.5

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, no run

26.6

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, no run

End of over 27 (4 runs) Canada 99/7

    • Khurram Chohan 10 (18b 2x4)
    • Hamza Tariq 12 (35b 2x4)
    • DT Johnston 7-2-20-3
27.1

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

27.2

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

27.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 2 runs

27.4

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

27.5

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

27.6

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

End of over 28 (2 runs) Canada 101/7

    • Hamza Tariq 14 (41b 2x4)
    • Khurram Chohan 10 (18b 2x4)
    • A van der Merwe 3-1-4-0
28.1

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, no run, flicks it to mid on

28.2

Johnston to Khurram Chohan, OUT, and gone, another one fall to Johnston, tried to drive it hard, thick edge to the keeper

Khurram Chohan c †McCann b Johnston 10 (31m 20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

28.3

Johnston to Dean, no run, down the leg

28.4

Johnston to Dean, no run

28.5

Johnston to Dean, no run

28.6

Johnston to Dean, no run

End of over 29 (wicket maiden) Canada 101/8

    • AS Dean 0 (4b)
    • Hamza Tariq 14 (41b 2x4)
    • DT Johnston 8-3-20-4
29.1

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

29.2

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

29.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

29.4

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

29.5

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

29.6

van der Merwe to Dean, FOUR, cut away by Dean

End of over 30 (5 runs) Canada 106/8

    • AS Dean 4 (5b 1x4)
    • Hamza Tariq 15 (46b 2x4)
    • A van der Merwe 4-1-9-0
30.1

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

30.2

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, no run

30.3

Johnston to Hamza Tariq, 3 runs

30.4

Johnston to Dean, OUT, edged and gone ! tried to go for a big heave over point, edged to the keeper

AS Dean c †McCann b Johnston 4 (10m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

30.5

Johnston to Osinde, no run

30.6

Johnston to Osinde, no run

End of over 31 (3 runs) Canada 109/9

    • H Osinde 0 (2b)
    • Hamza Tariq 18 (49b 2x4)
    • DT Johnston 9-3-23-5
31.1

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, no run

31.2

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, SIX, dances down the track and lofts it over the sightscreen, massive hit that !

31.3

van der Merwe to Hamza Tariq, 1 run

31.4

van der Merwe to Osinde, no run

31.5

van der Merwe to Osinde, FOUR, clears his front leg, and slog sweps it over mid on

31.6

van der Merwe to Osinde, OUT, tried to do ir once too often and fails to connect, inside edge on to the stumps

H Osinde b van der Merwe 4 (7m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Canada has been bundeled out for 120 early in the second session Henry to bowl to Stirling

End of over 32 (11 runs) Canada 120/10

    • Hamza Tariq 25 (52b 2x4 1x6)
    • A van der Merwe 5-1-20-1
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