Stanford 20/20, 2006 / Commentary

Stanford 20/20 - 3rd match

British Virgin Islands v St Lucia

St Lucia won by 7 wickets (with 33 balls remaining)

Match three of the Stanford 2020 tournament takes place tonight with British Virgin Islands playing against St Lucia.

The British Virgin Islands is only 80 sq miles in size and has a population of 23,000. Even though it so small it is well known for its sailing, surfing and the beautiful National parks. St Lucia measures 238 sq miles and has a population of 157,000. The St Lucia Jazz Festival is well known around the world as well as its beautiful sights.

The news from the here is that St Lucia has won the toss and will bowl first.

0.1

Sammy to Joseph, no run, down the leg side, Joseph plays and misses, big appeal to start the match for the LBW

0.2

Sammy to Joseph, no run, short and down leg, Joseph defends it away from the back foot

0.3

Sammy to Joseph, no run, back of a length and down the leg side, Joseph keeps it out, short again, plays down the pitch from the back foot

0.4

Sammy to Joseph, 2 runs, down the leg side, Joseph drives off the back foot past the mid wicket and they are on the board

0.5

Sammy to Joseph, FOUR, down the leg side, Joseph drives on the front foot too full on the legs, clipped away firmly past midwicket

0.6

Sammy to Joseph, no run, short of a length, Joseph cuts it away straight at backward point

End of over 1 (6 runs) British Virgin Islands 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
KC Joseph    6* (6b 1x4)      DJG Sammy    1-0-6-0
LD Samuel    0* (0b)     

1.1

Alvin Prospere to Samuel, no run, short ball, Samuel plays a cut-shot

1.2

Alvin Prospere to Samuel, FOUR, good length delivery, Samuel drives the ball through the off side, gets the thick edge and that sails away over point

1.3

Alvin Prospere to Samuel, 1 run, length ball, Samuel defends on the front foot, nudges to the on side and sets off for the run

1.4

Alvin Prospere to Joseph, FOUR, length ball, Samuel drives through the off side

1.5

Alvin Prospere to Joseph, 2 runs, good line and back of a length, Samuel drives off the back foot

1.6

Alvin Prospere to Joseph, 1 run, good length but down leg, Samuel defends on the front foot

End of over 2 (12 runs) British Virgin Islands 18/0 (RR: 9.00)
KC Joseph    13* (9b 2x4)      Alvin Prospere    1-0-12-0
LD Samuel    5* (3b 1x4)      DJG Sammy    1-0-6-0

2.1

Sammy to Joseph, 1 run, good length delivery, Joseph defends on the front foot

2.2

Sammy to Samuel, no run, tries to drive, top edge, goes high to midwicket

2.3

Sammy to Samuel, OUT, good length delivery, Bharat keeps it out

LD Samuel c Mathurin b Sammy 5 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

2.4

Sammy to Bharat, 1 wide, length but down leg, Bharat works it through the leg side

2.4

Sammy to Bharat, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Joseph pushes forward

2.5

Sammy to Joseph, no run, line and length, Joseph defends it

2.6

Sammy to Joseph, no run

End of over 3 (3 runs) British Virgin Islands 21/1 (RR: 7.00)
KC Joseph    14* (12b 2x4)      DJG Sammy    2-0-9-1
V Bharat    1* (1b)      Alvin Prospere    1-0-12-0

3.1

Alvin Prospere to Bharat, FOUR, good line and length, Bharat drives on the front foot

3.2

Alvin Prospere to Bharat, no run, good line and length, Bharat defends it

3.3

Alvin Prospere to Bharat, 1 run, good length but down leg, Bharat hits it on the leg side

3.4

Alvin Prospere to Joseph, no run, length ball, Joseph keeps it out

3.5

Alvin Prospere to Joseph, no run, length ball, Joseph defends it

3.6

Alvin Prospere to Joseph, no run, good length but down leg, Joseph defends it

End of over 4 (5 runs) British Virgin Islands 26/1 (RR: 6.50)
KC Joseph    14* (15b 2x4)      Alvin Prospere    2-0-17-0
V Bharat    6* (4b 1x4)      DJG Sammy    2-0-9-1

4.1

Sammy to Bharat, 1 run, good length delivery, Bharat defends it away

4.2

Sammy to Joseph, no run, good length delivery, Joseph defends it

4.3

Sammy to Joseph, no run, short leg side delivery, Joseph edges it as he goes on the big hook, taken on the lower arm

4.4

Sammy to Joseph, no run, down the leg side, Joseph defends it away towards mid-off

4.5

Sammy to Joseph, no run, length but down leg, Joseph drives the ball off the back foot, firmly to mid-on

4.6

Sammy to Joseph, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Joseph plays a cut-shot, plays it late and runs that to thrid man

Music between overs keeps the crowd intertained, and the crowd is growing by the minute

End of over 5 (2 runs) British Virgin Islands 28/1 (RR: 5.60)
KC Joseph    15* (20b 2x4)      DJG Sammy    3-0-11-1
V Bharat    7* (5b 1x4)      Alvin Prospere    2-0-17-0

5.1

Mathurin to Joseph, 1 leg bye, leg side delivery, Joseph plays but misses the ball as it turns down the leg side and clips a pad

5.2

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, good line and length, Bharat misses the ball, fielded by Charles

5.3

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, line and length, Bharat keeps it out, fielded by Mathurin

5.4

Mathurin to Bharat, FOUR, short and wide, Bharat cuts it well beating a diving gully fielder

5.5

Mathurin to Bharat, 3 wides, good length but down leg sweeps misses beats the keeper as well

5.5

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, good length but down leg, Bharat works it through the leg side

5.6

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, wide of off stump, Bharat misses the ball

End of over 6 (8 runs) British Virgin Islands 36/1 (RR: 6.00)
V Bharat    11* (10b 2x4)      GE Mathurin    1-0-7-0
KC Joseph    15* (21b 2x4)      DJG Sammy    3-0-11-1

6.1

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, no run, length ball, Joseph defends

6.2

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, 1 run, leg side delivery, Joseph defends it

6.3

Alleyn Prospere to Bharat, 1 run, good length delivery, Bharat cuts off the back foot

6.4

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, no run, length but down leg, Joseph keeps it out

6.5

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, no run, length but down leg, Joseph drives it away

6.6

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, 2 runs, leg side delivery, Joseph defends it

End of over 7 (4 runs) British Virgin Islands 40/1 (RR: 5.71)
KC Joseph    18* (26b 2x4)      Alleyn Prospere    1-0-4-0
V Bharat    12* (11b 2x4)      GE Mathurin    1-0-7-0

7.1

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, line and length, Bharat pushes forward

7.2

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, down the leg side, Bharat pushes forward

7.3

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, length ball, Bharat plays but misses the ball

7.4

Mathurin to Bharat, no run, good length delivery, Bharat keeps it out

7.5

Mathurin to Bharat, OUT, gets the arm ball, has a huge swish at it, head watching the clouds/lights gets through everything not the stumps

V Bharat b Mathurin 12 (16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

7.6

Mathurin to Pipe, 1 run, good length but down leg, Pipe drives it away

End of over 8 (1 run) British Virgin Islands 41/2 (RR: 5.12)
M Pipe    1* (1b)      GE Mathurin    2-0-8-1
KC Joseph    18* (26b 2x4)      Alleyn Prospere    1-0-4-0

8.1

Alleyn Prospere to Pipe, no run, down the leg side, Pipe defends it away

8.2

Alleyn Prospere to Pipe, 1 run, good length delivery, Pipe drives on the front foot

8.3

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, no run, leg side delivery, Joseph plays but misses the ball

8.4

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, 1 run, good length but down leg, Joseph drives it away

8.5

Alleyn Prospere to Pipe, 1 run, leg side delivery, Pipe leaves it

8.6

Alleyn Prospere to Joseph, no run, good length but down leg, Joseph drives

End of over 9 (3 runs) British Virgin Islands 44/2 (RR: 4.88)
KC Joseph    19* (29b 2x4)      Alleyn Prospere    2-0-7-0
M Pipe    3* (4b)      GE Mathurin    2-0-8-1

9.1

Mathurin to Pipe, no run, line and length, Pipe on the back foot defending

9.2

Mathurin to Pipe, no run, short of a length and outside off stump, Pipe plays and misses the ball

9.3

Mathurin to Pipe, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Pipe drives through the on side

9.4

Mathurin to Joseph, OUT, Pushed to the off, looked for the quick run but the fielder was quicker

KC Joseph run out 19 (32b 2x4 0x6) SR: 59.37

9.5

Mathurin to Joseph, no run, line and length, Jeffers defends it away

9.6

Mathurin to Joseph, no run, good length delivery, Jeffers drives

End of over 10 (1 run) British Virgin Islands 45/3 (RR: 4.50)
KC Joseph    19* (32b 2x4)      GE Mathurin    3-0-9-1
M Pipe    4* (7b)      Alleyn Prospere    2-0-7-0

10.1

Alleyn Prospere to Jeffers, OUT

KS Jeffers lbw b Alleyn Prospere 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

10.2

Alleyn Prospere to DeFreitas, no run, down the leg side, DeFreitas defends it away

10.3

Alleyn Prospere to DeFreitas, 1 run, line and length, DeFreitas drives the ball through the off side

10.4

Alleyn Prospere to Pipe, 1 run, good line and length, Pipe drives it away

10.5

Alleyn Prospere to DeFreitas, no run, good line and length, DeFreitas keeps it out

10.6

Alleyn Prospere to DeFreitas, no run, good line and length delivery, DeFreitas defends it, fielded by Alleyne Prospere

End of over 11 (2 runs) British Virgin Islands 47/4 (RR: 4.27)
BA DeFreitas    1* (4b)      Alleyn Prospere    3-0-9-1
M Pipe    5* (8b)      GE Mathurin    3-0-9-1

11.1

Mathurin to Pipe, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Pipe drives it away

11.2

Mathurin to DeFreitas, FOUR, good length but down leg, DeFreitas drives it away

11.3

Mathurin to DeFreitas, 1 wide, good line and length, fielded by Charles

11.3

Mathurin to DeFreitas, no run, good length delivery, DeFreitas defends it away

11.4

Mathurin to DeFreitas, 1 run, leg side delivery, DeFreitas sweeping

11.5

Mathurin to Pipe, no run, good line and length delivery, Pipe driving

11.6

Mathurin to Pipe, 2 runs, line and length, Pipe drives through the off side

Fun being had in stands with a man with a buggle

End of over 12 (9 runs) British Virgin Islands 56/4 (RR: 4.66)
M Pipe    8* (11b)      GE Mathurin    4-0-18-1
BA DeFreitas    6* (7b 1x4)      Alleyn Prospere    3-0-9-1

12.1

Alleyn Prospere to DeFreitas, 1 run, good line and length delivery, DeFreitas drives through the on side

12.2

Alleyn Prospere to Pipe, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Pipe cuts it

12.3

Alleyn Prospere to DeFreitas, OUT, shuffles down the pitch, has a full go at it, kitchen sink and all, beaten, stumps rattle

BA DeFreitas b Alleyn Prospere 7 (9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

12.4

Alleyn Prospere to Davis, 1 run, OUT, tried to test the fielders arm with a second run to third man, fielder won

PJ Davis run out 1 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

12.5

Alleyn Prospere to Singh, no run, length ball, Singh defends it

12.6

Alleyn Prospere to Singh, 1 run, line and length, Singh drives on the front foot

End of over 13 (4 runs) British Virgin Islands 60/6 (RR: 4.61)
D Singh    1* (2b)      Alleyn Prospere    4-0-13-2
M Pipe    9* (12b)      GE Mathurin    4-0-18-1

13.1

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, good line and length, Singh drives it away

13.2

Isidore to Pipe, 1 run, good line and length, Pipe drives the ball through the off side

13.3

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, good length but down leg, Singh defends it

13.4

Isidore to Pipe, 1 run, length but down leg, Pipe drives it away

13.5

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, length but down leg, Singh leaves it alone

13.6

Isidore to Pipe, 1 run, length but down leg, Pipe keeps it out adjusting well to the slower ball

End of over 14 (6 runs) British Virgin Islands 66/6 (RR: 4.71)
M Pipe    12* (15b)      SC Isidore    1-0-6-0
D Singh    4* (5b)      Alleyn Prospere    4-0-13-2

14.1

Maraj to Pipe, 1 run, length ball, Pipe drives it away

14.2

Maraj to Singh, no run, good line and length delivery, Singh pushes forward

14.3

Maraj to Singh, no run, down the leg side, Singh works it through the leg side

14.4

Maraj to Singh, 1 run, good line and length, Singh driving

14.5

Maraj to Pipe, 1 run, good length delivery, Pipe drives the ball through the off side

14.6

Maraj to Singh, 1 run, line and length, Singh cuts

End of over 15 (4 runs) British Virgin Islands 70/6 (RR: 4.66)
D Singh    6* (9b)      I Maraj    1-0-4-0
M Pipe    14* (17b)      SC Isidore    1-0-6-0

15.1

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Singh drives

15.2

Isidore to Pipe, 1 run, leg side delivery, Pipe driving

15.3

Isidore to Singh, 2 runs, length ball, Singh drives

15.4

Isidore to Singh, no run, length ball, Singh defends on the front foot

15.5

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, leg side delivery, Singh drives on the on side

15.6

Isidore to Pipe, SIX, leg side delivery, Pipe drives on the on side gets under it and send it sailing over long-on, crowd loved it and so did the guy with the buggle

16.1

Maraj to Singh, 1 run, good length but down leg, Singh drives

16.2

Maraj to Pipe, no run, good length delivery, Pipe cuts off the back foot

16.3

Maraj to Pipe, 1 run, good length delivery, Pipe drives the ball off the back foot

16.4

Maraj to Singh, no run, down the leg side, Singh driving

16.5

Maraj to Singh, no run, leg side delivery, Singh driving

16.6

Maraj to Singh, no run, good line and length, Singh plays and misses

Good over that, just when the slog should come Maraj keeps it tight, and we have the last post from the buggler

End of over 17 (2 runs) British Virgin Islands 83/6 (RR: 4.88)
D Singh    11* (17b)      I Maraj    2-0-6-0
M Pipe    22* (21b 1x6)      SC Isidore    1.6-0-17-0

17.1

Alvin Prospere to Pipe, 1 run, length ball, Pipe drives on the on side

17.2

Alvin Prospere to Singh, no run, good line and just short of a length, Singh misses the ball, fielded by Charles the keeper, that was a big swing and a miss

17.3

Alvin Prospere to Singh, 1 run, leg side delivery, Singh works it through the leg side

17.4

Alvin Prospere to Pipe, FOUR, good length delivery, Pipe drives the ball through the off side, bang take that, a rocket off the bat

17.5

Alvin Prospere to Pipe, 2 runs, down the leg side, Pipe driving

17.6

Alvin Prospere to Pipe, no run, straight full toss, Pipe drives through the off side, hits the full toss straight at the bowler, that nearly went through him and looked like he tried to get out the way but failed

End of over 18 (8 runs) British Virgin Islands 91/6 (RR: 5.05)
M Pipe    29* (25b 1x4 1x6)      Alvin Prospere    3-0-25-0
D Singh    12* (19b)      I Maraj    2-0-6-0

18.1

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, short and down leg, Singh hits it on the leg side

18.2

Isidore to Pipe, no run, good length but down leg, Pipe drives, fielded by Maraj

18.3

Isidore to Pipe, 1 run, length ball, Pipe drives

18.4

Isidore to Singh, 1 run, down the leg side, Singh drives on the on side

18.5

Isidore to Pipe, FOUR, down the leg side, Pipe sweeps well, almost a slog sweep but well struck to wide midwicket

18.6

Isidore to Pipe, FOUR, good length delivery, Pipe drives it away in the air over the bowlers head, and the 100 comes up

End of over 19 (11 runs) British Virgin Islands 102/6 (RR: 5.36)
M Pipe    38* (29b 3x4 1x6)      SC Isidore    1.1-0-28-0
D Singh    14* (21b)      Alvin Prospere    3-0-25-0

19.1

Sammy to Singh, 1 run, down the leg side, Singh works it through the leg side

19.2

Sammy to Pipe, 1 run, full toss down the leg side, Pipe sweeps it away, ends up dragging the slower ball to deep midwicket

19.3

Sammy to Singh, 1 run, good line and length, Singh pushes forward, soft hands to the off, quick run

19.4

Sammy to Pipe, OUT, went for another big one down the ground, got under it and skies it to long-off

M Pipe c Prospere b Sammy 39 (31b 3x4 1x6) SR: 125.80

19.5

Sammy to Singh, OUT, run out after pushing it to the off, bowler collects and a direct hit

D Singh run out 16 (24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

19.6

Sammy to Butler, OUT, they take a run on the missed hit, keepr aims, throws, and thats a bulls eye

V Jhappan run out 0 (0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

A good recovery from BVI after being in real trouble, one wonders however if 105 is going to be enough. It all came just a little to late with Maxford Pipe hitting the ball very hard and straight The crowd however enjoyed, the bugglar is out of breath and now the music is back to entertain. We will be back for the next innings

End of over 20 (3 runs) British Virgin Islands 105/9
MD Butler    0* (1b)      DJG Sammy    4-0-14-2
     SC Isidore    1.1-0-28-0
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