Stanford 20/20, 2006 / Commentary

Stanford 20/20 - Final

Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago

Guyana won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

Welcome to the Stanford Ground in Antigua All is set for the final of the Stanford 20/20 Tournament At the end of tonight the winners will pocket US$1 million! Not bad for a night out The lads from both teams looked nervous in the warm-ups, but things have settled down since them, and we are ready to go Huge crowd in the house. Tickets were sold out from yesterday So as Lance Gibbs would say: Lets get it on! So as Lance Gibbs would say: Lets get it on! All set... the umpires are out and the Guyanese are out All set... the umpires are out and the Guyanese are out time to get going time to get going spin to start the atack

0.1

Cush to Perkins, no run, nudged to mid-on

0.2

Cush to Perkins, no run, swing to square, tight start

0.3

Cush to Perkins, 1 run, quick one to point

0.4

Cush to Belcon, 2 runs, blasted to deep mid-on

0.5

Cush to Belcon, no run, again tight out to cover

0.6

Cush to Belcon, 1 run, played calmly to square leg, some tension in the air, both teams playing waiting game

End of over 1 (4 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 4/0
MJ Belcon    3* (3b)      LJ Cush    1-0-4-0
WKD Perkins    1* (3b)     

1.1

Crandon to Belcon, 1 run, pulled to mid-on, quick run

1.2

Crandon to Perkins, no run, another short ball pulled to mid-on

1.3

Crandon to Perkins, no run, misses pull, just goes by off-stump, the lad is very nervous

1.4

Crandon to Perkins, 1 run, gest decent bat on this one to cover

1.5

Crandon to Belcon, no run, another good ball and wild swing, just misses off, batsmen very very tense

1.6

Crandon to Belcon, 2 wides, keeper dives full stretch to save it and he had to no fine leg

1.6

Crandon to Perkins, 1 run, again a rash shot, down to short fine and he misfield allowing single

End of over 2 (5 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 9/0
WKD Perkins    3* (7b)      EA Crandon    1-0-5-0
MJ Belcon    4* (5b)     

2.1

Cush to Perkins, FOUR, mush much better, scooped to fine leg, first boundary

2.2

Cush to Perkins, 2 runs, again the scoop and the crowd loves it

2.3

Cush to Perkins, 1 run, clever nudgee to third man

2.4

Cush to Belcon, 1 run, out to cover, batters now getting in the groove

2.5

Cush to Perkins, 2 runs, another fine stroke to deep square

2.6

Cush to Perkins, 1 run, show of agression, whipped to dep mid-wicket, but a rocket return prevent second

End of over 3 (11 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 20/0
WKD Perkins    13* (12b 1x4)      LJ Cush    2-0-15-0
MJ Belcon    5* (6b)     

3.1

Crandon to Perkins, FOUR, long hop smashed to wide mid-on, Trini posse loves it

3.2

Crandon to Perkins, 1 run, amazing! attempts pull, goes racing to cover, had to make the save

3.3

Crandon to Belcon, 1 run, another short ball, pulled to deep square

3.4

Crandon to Perkins, 5 wides, wayward down leg, keeper throws himself, but can't grab it

3.4

Crandon to Perkins, no run, comes right inside and tries to go to square leg, bad shot!

3.5

Crandon to Perkins, no run

3.6

Crandon to Perkins, no run

End of over 4 (11 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 31/0
WKD Perkins    18* (17b 2x4)      EA Crandon    2-0-16-0
MJ Belcon    6* (7b)     

4.1

Cush to Belcon, 1 run

4.2

Cush to Perkins, no run, good shout as he swing to leg

4.3

Cush to Perkins, no run, defends back to bowler

4.4

Cush to Perkins, SIX, finally plays straight and gets the max! lovely

4.5

Cush to Perkins, 1 run, cut out of keeper's gloves

4.6

Cush to Belcon, 1 run, charges down the pitch and smashes to mid-wicket

End of over 5 (9 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 40/0
MJ Belcon    8* (9b)      LJ Cush    3-0-24-0
WKD Perkins    25* (21b 2x4 1x6)     

5.1

Crandon to Belcon, no run, mises outside off

5.2

Crandon to Belcon, FOUR, whipped with disdain to square leg ala Richie Richardson

5.3

Crandon to Belcon, no run, sharp save by Percival at short fine leg from inside edge

5.4

Crandon to Belcon, no run, another short ball and misses pull from outside off, these lads need to play much straighter

5.5

Crandon to Belcon, OUT, falls playing across

MJ Belcon lbw b Crandon 12 (14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

5.6

Crandon to Pollard, 1 run, one the move from the get-go, down to deep square

End of over 6 (5 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 45/1
KA Pollard    1* (1b)      EA Crandon    3-0-21-1
WKD Perkins    25* (21b 2x4 1x6)     

6.1

Cush to Pollard, no run, good bowling defends back to bowler

6.2

Cush to Pollard, 1 run, defended to cover

6.3

Cush to Perkins, 1 run, turned to deep square, thought of 2nd

6.4

Cush to Pollard, 1 run

6.5

Cush to Perkins, 1 run, kept a bit low and could only cut to point

6.6

Cush to Pollard, 2 runs, good second run as batters hustle

End of over 7 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 51/1
KA Pollard    5* (5b)      LJ Cush    4-0-30-0
WKD Perkins    27* (23b 2x4 1x6)     

7.1

Crandon to Perkins, 1 run, forced out to cover

7.2

Crandon to Pollard, 1 wide, way down leg

7.2

Crandon to Pollard, OUT, he too plys across and Guyana are on top, Fans jumping and screaming

KA Pollard lbw b Crandon 5 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

7.3

Crandon to Ganga, 1 run, plays right across and down to fine leg, bowler holds his head

7.4

Crandon to Perkins, 1 leg bye, tries again to go to leg

7.5

Crandon to Ganga, 1 leg bye, another great deliver squaring up the batter, the big pacer is loving this

7.6

Crandon to Perkins, 1 wide, loses the plot and strays down leg

7.6

Crandon to Perkins, no run, great ball can only defend to cover, great spell from the paceman

End of over 8 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 57/2
WKD Perkins    28* (26b 2x4 1x6)      EA Crandon    4-0-25-2
D Ganga    1* (2b)     

8.1

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, down to fine leg

8.2

Nagamootoo to Perkins, 2 runs, down to square, we have rain

8.3

Nagamootoo to Perkins, 1 run, down to mid on, oh dear we have rain and the players are heading off

Match State: Delay - Rain

8.4

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, down to deep square

8.5

Nagamootoo to Perkins, 1 leg bye

8.6

Nagamootoo to Ganga, no run, misses drive and through to keeper

End of over 9 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 63/2
D Ganga    3* (5b)      MV Nagamootoo    1-0-5-0
WKD Perkins    31* (29b 2x4 1x6)     

9.1

Deonarine to Perkins, 1 run, down to long-on easy run

9.2

Deonarine to Ganga, 2 runs, easy played to dep square, scamper 2nd

9.3

Deonarine to Ganga, FOUR, good hit finds gap through mid-wicket

9.4

Deonarine to Ganga, FOUR, that scoop again, lovely, to fine leg

9.5

Deonarine to Ganga, 1 run, again find the middle, to square leg

9.6

Deonarine to Perkins, OUT, misses big hit and keeper completes job at second attempt

WKD Perkins st †Tull b Deonarine 32 (31b 2x4 1x6) SR: 103.22

End of over 10 (12 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 75/3
     N Deonarine    1-0-12-1
D Ganga    14* (9b 2x4)     

10.1

Nagamootoo to Ganga, no run

10.2

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run

10.3

Nagamootoo to Powell, no run, back down the ground

10.4

Nagamootoo to Powell, 1 run, smashed to deep cover, can the Power man deliver?

10.5

Nagamootoo to Ganga, no run

10.6

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, single as he slashes to point, who dives and saves

End of over 11 (3 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 78/3
D Ganga    16* (13b 2x4)      MV Nagamootoo    2-0-8-0
RL Powell    1* (2b)     

11.1

Deonarine to Ganga, 1 run, drops a sitter of a caught and bowl chance

11.2

Deonarine to Powell, no run, misses cut

11.3

Deonarine to Powell, no run, again tight and straight

11.4

Deonarine to Powell, SIX, that's the power, from wide of off, way over long on

11.5

Deonarine to Powell, 1 run, clever turn to mid-wicket

11.6

Deonarine to Ganga, no run, good ball can only defend to mid-on

End of over 12 (8 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 86/3
D Ganga    17* (15b 2x4)      N Deonarine    2-0-20-1
RL Powell    8* (6b 1x6)     

12.1

McGarrell to Powell, OUT

RL Powell c Khan b McGarrell 8 (7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 114.28

12.2

McGarrell to Ganga, no run

12.3

McGarrell to Ganga, 1 run

12.4

McGarrell to Ramdin, no run

12.5

McGarrell to Ramdin, no run, another great ball, after Powell threw it away with wild hit to long on

12.6

McGarrell to Ramdin, no run, The Beast has it tight and also got that key wicket

End of over 13 (1 run) Trinidad & Tobago 87/4
D Ramdin    0* (3b)      NC McGarrell    1-0-1-1
D Ganga    18* (17b 2x4)     

13.1

Deonarine to Ganga, 1 run, forcing pace now, down to long off

13.2

Deonarine to Ramdin, no run

13.3

Deonarine to Ramdin, 1 run

13.4

Deonarine to Ganga, 1 run

13.5

Deonarine to Ramdin, no run

13.6

Deonarine to Ramdin, FOUR, cut away in style

End of over 14 (7 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 94/4
D Ramdin    5* (7b 1x4)      N Deonarine    3-0-27-1
D Ganga    20* (19b 2x4)     

14.1

McGarrell to Ganga, 2 runs

14.2

McGarrell to Ganga, 1 leg bye

14.3

McGarrell to Ramdin, 1 run, out to mid-wicket

14.4

McGarrell to Ganga, no run, clever change of pace , batter defends

14.5

McGarrell to Ganga, 1 run, forced to hot over long off, crowd is mute

14.6

McGarrell to Ramdin, 2 runs, bad miss at third man allws one, then two, 100 up

End of over 15 (7 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 101/4
D Ramdin    8* (9b 1x4)      NC McGarrell    2-0-7-1
D Ganga    23* (23b 2x4)     

15.1

Deonarine to Ganga, 1 run, advancing but can only get to long-off, rain again

Match State: Delay - Day 2 - Rain

15.2

Deonarine to Babwah, SIX, way to go, had a breather and now back out in style, crowd loves it

15.3

Deonarine to Babwah, 2 runs

15.4

Deonarine to Babwah, no run

15.5

Deonarine to Babwah, no run

15.6

Deonarine to Babwah, OUT, tried reverse sweep from infront and id dead!

S Babwah lbw b Deonarine 16 (14b 1x4 1x6) SR: 114.28

End of over 16 (9 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 110/5
     N Deonarine    4-0-36-2
D Ganga    24* (24b 2x4)     

16.1

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 2 runs, hustling for 2nd, big finish needed

16.2

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, nothing to hit and squeezed to deep midwicket

16.3

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, SIX, that's a cracker, way over extra cover and into the crowd

16.4

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, 1 run, played late and down to deep sqaure

16.5

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, paddle to short fine leg

16.6

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, 1 run, cut to point, scamper quick one

End of over 17 (12 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 122/5
D Ramdin    8* (3b 1x6)      MV Nagamootoo    3-0-20-0
D Ganga    28* (27b 2x4)     

17.1

McGarrell to Ramdin, 1 run, offers some width, but can only get to point

17.2

McGarrell to Ganga, FOUR, bad miss at long-off single turns into boundary

17.3

McGarrell to Ganga, SIX, captain reads the script and goes over mid-wicket

17.4

McGarrell to Ganga, SIX, oh yes! masive blow way over long off, Soca Warriors loving this!

17.5

McGarrell to Ganga, 1 leg bye, that was close, bowler can't believe it

17.6

McGarrell to Ramdin, FOUR, cut to point, oh no, he jumps and misses the catch, away she goes for a boundary

End of over 18 (22 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 144/5
D Ramdin    13* (5b 1x4 1x6)      NC McGarrell    3-0-28-1
D Ganga    44* (31b 3x4 2x6)     

18.1

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 wide

18.1

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, hustle, out to cover, Sarwan fields

18.2

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, 2 runs, out to long on

18.3

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, 2 runs, great save at deep fine leg, 150 up and crowd on its feet

18.4

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, FOUR, class act, square driven to point fence

18.5

Nagamootoo to Ramdin, 1 leg bye, out to short cover from the pad

18.6

Nagamootoo to Ganga, 1 run, sweeps and retains the strike;final over coming up!

End of over 19 (12 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 156/5
D Ganga    46* (33b 3x4 2x6)      MV Nagamootoo    4-0-31-0
D Ramdin    21* (9b 2x4 1x6)     

19.1

McGarrell to Ganga, 1 run, swings and comes off outsde edge to third man

19.2

McGarrell to Ramdin, FOUR, picks the gap beautifully and away to the fence, class act

19.3

McGarrell to Ramdin, SIX, big! big! big! over quare leg

19.4

McGarrell to Ramdin, 2 runs, to deep cover

19.5

McGarrell to Ramdin, 1 wide

19.5

McGarrell to Ramdin, 1 run, OUT

D Ganga run out 47 (34b 3x4 2x6) SR: 138.23

19.6

McGarrell to Ramdin, FOUR

Match State: Delay - Rain

End of over 20 (19 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 175/6
D Ramdin    38* (14b 4x4 2x6)      NC McGarrell    4-0-47-1
S Badree    0* (0b)     
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Photos

Aug 13, 2006

Ramnaresh Sarwan leads the way in Guyana's victory lap, Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago, Stanford 20/20 Final, St.John's, August 13, 2006

Ramnaresh Sarwan leads the way in Guyana's victory lap

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Aug 13, 2006

Guyana get hold of the prestigious million dollar winner's cheque, Guyana v Trinidad & Tobago, Stanford 20/20 Final, St.John's, August 13, 2006

Guyana get hold of the prestigious million dollar winner's cheque

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