Stanford 20/20, 2006 / Commentary

Stanford 20/20 - 14th match

Barbados v Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago won by 46 runs

Welcome back to Antigua and the Stanford 2020 quater-final match being replayed after the rain of yesterday Today the weather is fine and at the moment no prediction of rain The teams are still the same and Barbados has won the toss and like yesterday have decided to field So the only difference from yesterday is the weather and a new pitch The outfield is dry with a small crowd in at the moment. With the Antigua Carnival starting today one would expect a lot of the locals having alternate activities today Collins to start to Perkins

0.1

Collins to Perkins, no run, starts with a high full toss, got a fright there, gets bat to it and dabs to the off

0.2

Collins to Perkins, FOUR, touch full on the off. drives firmly and beats a diving cover

Small crowd in but the faitful buglar is here from the start once more He loves to keep the spectators in the main stand entertained

0.3

Collins to Perkins, no run, width outside off, full, driven firmly but this time straight at cover

problems in the run up and now they are looking for some sawdust

0.4

Collins to Perkins, SIX, goes round the wicket, gets it in too short and pays the price with a pulled six over midwicket

0.5

Collins to Perkins, no run

0.6

Collins to Perkins, 2 no balls, outside off, good length, defends to cover

0.6

Collins to Perkins, no run, charges down the pitch, swinging hard, all he moves is the air as it sails past to the keeper

Collymore to share the new ball score adjusted with the no ball worth two runs of course 12/0 after the first over

End of over 1 (11 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 11/0
WKD Perkins    10* (7b 1x4 1x6)      PT Collins    1-0-11-0
MJ Belcon    0* (0b)     

1.1

Collymore to Belcon, no run

1.2

Collymore to Belcon, no run

1.3

Collymore to Belcon, no run, line and length, defends to a short midwicket as one of the catchers, the other is at slip

1.4

Collymore to Belcon, no run, plays across the line on the drive, drags that to the on side, well stop, one handed by short midwicket

1.5

Collymore to Belcon, 2 runs, worked well off the legs to long leg, fine leg has a bit of work to do, does well to keep them to two runs

1.6

Collymore to Belcon, 1 run, short, pulls, not timed, rolls away to a backward square leg

End of over 2 (4 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 15/0
MJ Belcon    3* (6b)      CD Collymore    1-0-3-0
WKD Perkins    10* (7b 1x4 1x6)     

2.1

Edwards to Belcon, 5 wides, leg side wide, keeper goes diving across but can not get to that

2.1

Edwards to Belcon, FOUR, leg side, flicks, this time gets bat to it and flies away fine of fine leg

2.2

Edwards to Belcon, no run, huge swing and a miss outside the off, that ball would have been on its way to Monserrat if he connected

2.3

Edwards to Belcon, 1 run, full, gets forward, flicks to the leg again, this time fine leg does get around

2.4

Edwards to Perkins, no run, forward and well stopped at the short midwicket

2.5

Edwards to Perkins, no run, outside off, drives, but that is strange, the ball stays about three inches off the deck after pitching

The pitches have played very well up to now, lets hope that it stays that way, but that one kept very low

2.6

Edwards to Perkins, 3 runs, full, on the legs, clips past the short midwicket, in the air, for a while, hauled in at deep wide midwicket

Collins swapping ends after slipping a few times from the other end

End of over 3 (13 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 28/0
WKD Perkins    13* (10b 1x4 1x6)      FH Edwards    1-0-13-0
MJ Belcon    8* (9b 1x4)     

3.1

Collins to Perkins, 1 run, on the back foot, pushes to the on side, quick run taken

3.2

Collins to Belcon, no run, angled form left hand over across the right hander, just short of length, plays a waft at it, beaten

3.3

Collins to Belcon, 1 run, touch short, gets back and sift hands that down the off side of the pitch, nearly collides with Collins as he sets off for the run

3.4

Collins to Perkins, no run, drives on the off, short cover this time the man doing well

3.5

Collins to Perkins, FOUR, touch short again on the legs, plays that from the back foot, sending it well over midwicket area, and a couple of bounces over the rope

3.6

Collins to Perkins, no run, touch short again, this pulls, but is beaten

End of over 4 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 34/0
WKD Perkins    18* (14b 2x4 1x6)      PT Collins    2-0-18-0
MJ Belcon    9* (11b 1x4)     

4.1

Collymore to Belcon, FOUR, stand and deliver, drives standing tall through the on side

4.2

Collymore to Belcon, no run, full angled into the legs, clips away to the on side, midwicket cleans up

4.3

Collymore to Belcon, no run, line and length, gets well forward, very respectful defence

4.4

Collymore to Belcon, 1 run, touch short outside off, cuts, top edge, one bounce to Collins at 3rd man

4.5

Collymore to Perkins, no run, field shifting around all the time, fine leg up in the circle, batsman steps to off and tries a little flick over the close fielder, taken on the body

4.6

Collymore to Perkins, no run, slight charge, drives, beaten

End of over 5 (5 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 39/0
WKD Perkins    18* (16b 2x4 1x6)      CD Collymore    2-0-8-0
MJ Belcon    14* (15b 2x4)     

5.1

Collins to Belcon, no run, line and length is defended back to the bowler coming left hand over to the right hander

5.2

Collins to Belcon, 1 run, cheeky run taken as he dabs towards the short fine leg, throw is wide

5.3

Collins to Perkins, 2 runs, flicks that off the legs to long leg, deep square leg shows some footballing skills as he gets a foot to that

5.4

Collins to Perkins, no run

5.5

Collins to Perkins, no run

5.6

Collins to Perkins, no run

Bradshaw into the attack

End of over 6 (3 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 42/0
WKD Perkins    20* (20b 2x4 1x6)      PT Collins    3-0-21-0
MJ Belcon    15* (17b 2x4)     

6.1

Bradshaw to Belcon, FOUR, left arm over to the right hander who lofts the drive just over and just wide of a wide deep mid-off

6.2

Bradshaw to Belcon, 1 run, firmly drives the fullish ball on the legs to the long-on out in the distance

6.3

Bradshaw to Perkins, 2 runs, drives in the air and straight, great diving stop, this time from the man at long-off

6.4

Bradshaw to Perkins, 1 leg bye, looks for the little lap sweep as he moves to the off and then tries to clear the short fine leg, off the pad to the off

6.5

Bradshaw to Belcon, 1 run

6.6

Bradshaw to Perkins, no run, outside off, angled away, tries to pull that off the front foot to the leg side, beaten

Benn brought into the attack

End of over 7 (9 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 51/0
WKD Perkins    22* (23b 2x4 1x6)      IDR Bradshaw    1-0-8-0
MJ Belcon    21* (20b 3x4)     

7.1

Benn to Belcon, 1 run, tall thin spinner, gets chipped over midwicket

7.2

Benn to Perkins, FOUR, crashing cover drive to the half volley

7.3

Benn to Perkins, FOUR, comes down the pitch driving again, over extra cover and long-off makes a valiant attempt with a dive

7.4

Benn to Perkins, no run, sweeps, off the pad to the keeper

7.5

Benn to Perkins, 1 run, drives the fullish ball down to long-on

7.6

Benn to Belcon, 2 runs, drives to the off, cover sweeper does what he has to well

End of over 8 (12 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 63/0
MJ Belcon    24* (22b 3x4)      SJ Benn    1-0-12-0
WKD Perkins    31* (27b 4x4 1x6)     

8.1

Bradshaw to Perkins, 1 run, drives outside off, sweeper in front of the Sticky Wicket resturant fields

8.2

Bradshaw to Belcon, no run, firmly driven back at the bowler who does well to get hands to it

8.3

Bradshaw to Belcon, 1 run, pushes into the covers, quick run taken, and just beats the return to the bowlers end

8.4

Bradshaw to Perkins, FOUR, outside off, full, leans across and cuts very well from the front foot

8.5

Bradshaw to Perkins, OUT, lofted out into the deep long-on makes good ground and for once we see an outfield catch being taken well

WKD Perkins c Reifer b Bradshaw 36 (30b 5x4 1x6) SR: 120.00

Daren Ganga to the crease

8.6

Bradshaw to Ganga, no run, full and on line, dug out to the off

End of over 9 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 69/1
D Ganga    0* (1b)      IDR Bradshaw    2-0-14-1
MJ Belcon    25* (24b 3x4)     

9.1

Edwards to Belcon, FOUR, short, back, pull, four, easy as that, cant afford to bowl that length in 2020 cricket

9.2

Edwards to Belcon, no run, firnmly driven to a deep wide midwicket, hit it too sweet for a run

9.3

Edwards to Belcon, 1 run, shows he is thinking, dabs to the off for the quick run

9.4

Edwards to Ganga, no run, on line, keeps him on the back foot, defends down the pitch

9.5

Edwards to Ganga, no run, pushes back at Edwards from the front foot, Edwards fires back bouncing it over the stumps, half the crowd loved that, the other did not

9.6

Edwards to Ganga, 1 run, forward, defensive push into the covers, quick run

End of over 10 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 75/1
D Ganga    1* (4b)      FH Edwards    2-0-19-0
MJ Belcon    30* (27b 4x4)     

10.1

Bradshaw to Ganga, no run, flashing drive outside off, beaten, well taken by the keeper standing up

10.2

Bradshaw to Ganga, OUT, full, leg stump line, looks to drive on side, plays over it

D Ganga b Bradshaw 1 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Ricardo Powell to the crease

10.3

Bradshaw to Powell, no run, starts by pushing to the off

10.4

Bradshaw to Powell, 2 runs, outside off, shot, drives well, sweeper gets around

10.5

Bradshaw to Powell, 1 run, pushes to the off, hesitation, then they run, throw is in, keeper has the bails off, TV called, but safe

10.6

Bradshaw to Belcon, 1 run, driven past cover for the sweeper to field

End of over 11 (4 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 79/2
MJ Belcon    31* (28b 4x4)      IDR Bradshaw    3-0-18-2
RL Powell    3* (3b)     

11.1

Benn to Belcon, OUT, pushes to the off, another hesitation and this time Powell can not get back with Belcon just standing there

RL Powell run out 3 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

11.2

Benn to Belcon, OUT, looks to swing hard to the on side, misses, bails whipped off, YV ump called and after another loooong wait it is out

MJ Belcon st †Morris b Benn 31 (30b 4x4 0x6) SR: 103.33

11.3

Benn to Babwah, no run, drives firmly to cover

11.4

Benn to Babwah, no run, pushes to the off, nearly another mixup

11.5

Benn to Babwah, FOUR, slashes the drive square on the off, beats the backward point

11.6

Benn to Babwah, 1 run, a comedy of errors, pushsed to the on side, non facing batsman runs, bowler collects and has a full go at the bowlers end, misses, so they take the overthrow anyway

End of over 12 (5 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 84/4
S Babwah    5* (4b 1x4)      SJ Benn    2-0-17-1
D Ramdin    0* (0b)     

12.1

Bradshaw to Babwah, 1 run, gets well forward, pushes into the gap and a nervous single is eventually taken

12.2

Bradshaw to Ramdin, OUT, outside off, on the cut, bottom edge and a great catch bu the keeper standing up

D Ramdin c †Morris b Bradshaw 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Polloard strides to the crease

12.3

Bradshaw to Pollard, FOUR, neatly flicked off the feet beating the deep backward square leg to the fence

12.4

Bradshaw to Pollard, 1 leg bye, off the pads to the off side

12.5

Bradshaw to Babwah, 2 runs, flicks to fine leg who does well sliding away to save the four

12.6

Bradshaw to Babwah, no run, full toss, attempts to work it leg side, ends up mistiming back to the bowler

End of over 13 (8 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 92/5
S Babwah    8* (7b 1x4)      IDR Bradshaw    4-0-25-3
KA Pollard    4* (2b 1x4)     

13.1

Benn to Pollard, no run, defensive push to the off

13.2

Benn to Pollard, FOUR, driven hard into the pitch in front of him, clears the bowler on the bounce and goes all the way

13.3

Benn to Pollard, no run, defends down the pitch to the bowler

13.4

Benn to Pollard, no run, outside off, cuts, beaten

13.5

Benn to Pollard, 1 leg bye, defends to cover, quick run as it comes off the pad

13.6

Benn to Babwah, 1 run, driven hard to the cover sweeper, fumble, but the batsman dont take advantage of it with a slowly taken first run

Collymore back on

End of over 14 (6 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 98/5
S Babwah    9* (8b 1x4)      SJ Benn    3-0-22-1
KA Pollard    8* (7b 2x4)     

14.1

Collymore to Babwah, FOUR, outside off, full, slices the drive forward of the cover sweeper

14.2

Collymore to Babwah, FOUR, full again, drives again, four again, and buglar again

14.3

Collymore to Babwah, 1 run, drives firmly square of the wicket, almost a great save at point, but the ball slips through the fingers

14.4

Collymore to Pollard, OUT, drives to the off, bowler fields, batsman comes charging down the pitch, non facing bat leaves the crease and he is given out

KA Pollard run out 8 (8b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

14.5

Collymore to Babwah, no run

14.6

Collymore to Babwah, 1 run

End of over 15 (10 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 108/6
S Babwah    19* (13b 3x4)      CD Collymore    3-0-18-0
S Badree    0* (0b)     

15.1

Benn to Babwah, 1 run

15.2

Benn to Badree, 2 runs

15.3

Benn to Badree, no run

The run out was set up by Collymore not Nurse

15.4

Benn to Badree, 1 run

15.5

Benn to Babwah, FOUR, lofted drive high and wide of long-off

15.6

Benn to Babwah, no run, defends down the pitch

End of over 16 (8 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 116/6
S Babwah    24* (16b 4x4)      SJ Benn    4-0-30-1
S Badree    3* (3b)     

16.1

Collymore to Badree, 1 run, full toss tapped back down the on side of the pitch

16.2

Collymore to Babwah, no run, cracking drive, rockets out the bat, and gets nothing for it, straight at extra cover

16.3

Collymore to Babwah, 1 run, pushes down the ground towards long-on, looks for two, sent back

16.4

Collymore to Badree, 1 run, drives down the on side, not timed, but a easy run towards long-on

16.5

Collymore to Babwah, OUT, WHAT A BLINDER, driven firmly back down the pitch, Collymore gets a hand down to it and it sticks, great catch and just may be worth $10,000 for the Play of the Day

S Babwah c & b Collymore 25 (19b 4x4 0x6) SR: 131.57

16.6

Collymore to Emrit, 1 run, drives to long-off

Edwards back

End of over 17 (4 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 120/7
RR Emrit    1* (1b)      CD Collymore    4-0-22-1
S Badree    5* (5b)     

17.1

Edwards to Emrit, 1 run, pushed to the on side, easy run

17.2

Edwards to Badree, OUT, looks to go back over the bowlers head, leading edge and the ball is following that man, caught at deep mid-off

S Badree c Collymore b Edwards 5 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

17.3

Edwards to Emrit, no run, beaten outside off

17.4

Edwards to Emrit, OUT, flicks off the legs, does not get over it, in the air and a comfortable catch at midwicket

RR Emrit c Bradshaw b Edwards 2 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

17.5

Edwards to Ramjass, 1 run, worked off the legs to deep square leg

17.6

Edwards to Dillon, 1 run, Big Merve drives down the ground to long-on

What a collapse for Trinidad, 75 for 1 after 10 overs and now 123 for 9 after 18

End of over 18 (3 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 123/9
M Dillon    1* (1b)      FH Edwards    3-0-22-2
N Ramjass    1* (1b)     

18.1

Collins to Dillon, 1 run, forward, chips from the front foot just over the bowlers outstretched arms

Collins still struggling with his run up from that end

18.2

Collins to Ramjass, 2 no balls, called for a head high full toss, no free hit for that

18.2

Collins to Ramjass, 1 run, decides to go round the wicket, gets pushed into the cover area

18.3

Collins to Dillon, 1 leg bye, angled into the pegs, beats bat not pad, squirts off to 3rd man as the ump shakes the head from side to side, looks like he is watching tennis

18.4

Collins to Ramjass, 1 run, pushed into the covers

18.5

Collins to Dillon, 1 run, frimly driven, foot way down the pitch, to long-on

18.6

Collins to Ramjass, 1 run, outside off, touch short, chops to 3rd man

End of over 19 (8 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 131/9
N Ramjass    4* (5b)      PT Collins    4-0-28-0
M Dillon    3* (4b)     

19.1

Edwards to Ramjass, 1 wide, way outside the off

19.1

Edwards to Ramjass, 1 run, gentle push down the ground, they look for two, crowd sends them back

19.2

Edwards to Dillon, FOUR, big swing to the on side, inside edge takes it all the way to long leg

Trinidad will want to take anything that comes their way now

19.3

Edwards to Dillon, 1 run, gently worked to the leg side, looked to beat the short fine leg, did not

19.4

Edwards to Ramjass, 2 runs, makes room to the leg, drives well, but insurance at deep cover

19.5

Edwards to Ramjass, 1 run, drives well down the ground

19.6

Edwards to Dillon, 1 leg bye, big swing to end the allocation, missed, off the pad to the off side

So a bit of a slip in the second half of the innings but at 142 a total that is just in between what might have been good and what could not be defended This match hangs in the balance We will be back for the 2nd innings

End of over 20 (11 runs) Trinidad & Tobago 142/9
M Dillon    8* (7b 1x4)      FH Edwards    4-0-32-2
N Ramjass    8* (8b)     
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