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Stanford 20/20 - 2nd semi final

Guyana v Jamaica

Jamaica won by 1 run

Hello and welcome to this 2nd semi-final of the Stanford 20/20 championship from the Stanford cricket ground, Coolidge, Antigua. It is Guyana the defending champions vs Jamaica. Whoever wins this game will face the Trinidad & Tobago at the final tomorrow

Guyanese have named an unchanged side from the quarter final where as Jamaicans have left out Brenton Parchment the opener and included David Bernard.

The two captains are out there in the middle for the toss now.. the outcome is that Guyana wins the toss and decides to put Jamaica to bat first.

Here we are, the bell has rung and the umpires and the players come in to the middle.. A very loud applause going around the ground for the Guyanese players as they approach the field..

0.1

EA Crandon to Findlay, 1 wide, starts with a wide delivery, pitches outside the off stump and going further away

0.1

EA Crandon to Findlay, OUT, Got him! Second ball and a wicket here.. pitching it outside the off stump again, Findlay frees his arms and goes for drive, gets the out side edge and straight to Cush at deep thirdman

SE Findlay c Cush b EA Crandon 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.2

EA Crandon to Gayle, no run

0.3

EA Crandon to Gayle, no run

0.4

EA Crandon to Gayle, no run

0.5

EA Crandon to Gayle, 1 run

0.6

EA Crandon to Samuels, 2 runs

End of over 1 (4 runs) Jamaica 4/1
MN Samuels    2* (1b)      EA Crandon    1-0-4-1
CH Gayle    1* (4b)     

1.1

Cush to Gayle, no run, good line, Gayle comes on the front foot and defends to it

1.2

Cush to Gayle, no run, pitching on the middle and off, moving away from the batsman who swings and misses it

1.3

Cush to Gayle, 1 run, plays it down the ground to long off

1.4

Cush to Samuels, 1 run, taps it down to short mid wicket region for single

1.5

Cush to Gayle, no run, on the legs, plays it down to wide of mid wicket

1.6

Cush to Gayle, no run, good bowling here, almost got another one, Pitches on the middle and off, Gayle looks to go for a big shot and misses it, almost clipping the off stump there

End of over 2 (2 runs) Jamaica 6/1
CH Gayle    2* (9b)      LJ Cush    1-0-2-0
MN Samuels    3* (2b)     

2.1

EA Crandon to Samuels, 2 runs, cuts it outside the off stump, gets the inside edge and drags it passing the leg stumps down to short fine leg

2.2

EA Crandon to Samuels, 1 run

2.3

EA Crandon to Gayle, no run, pitches ouside the leg stump, Gayle looks to push it to the fine leg, touches the pads and straight to the wicketkeeper, halfhearted appeal but turns it down

2.4

EA Crandon to Gayle, 1 wide, similar delivery but this time doesnt touch any parts of the batsman, and umpire has no hesitation in calling that a wide delivery

2.4

EA Crandon to Gayle, 1 run, pushes it to the off side for a easy single

2.5

EA Crandon to Samuels, no run, defensively plays it to mid-off

2.6

EA Crandon to Samuels, FOUR, bang! stands tall at the crease and smacks it down the pitch passing the bowler for four

End of over 3 (9 runs) Jamaica 15/1
MN Samuels    10* (6b 1x4)      EA Crandon    2-0-13-1
CH Gayle    3* (11b)     

3.1

Cush to Gayle, 1 run, punches it to the off-side for a quick single

3.2

Cush to Samuels, no run, flighted on the middle and off, defends to it on the front foot

3.3

Cush to Samuels, no run, taps it to square leg fielder and looks for a single but no chance of a run there

3.4

Cush to Samuels, no run, plays it down the ground defensively to mid on

3.5

Cush to Samuels, no run

3.6

Cush to Samuels, no run, gets back and turns it to short mid wicket, looks for a single again but the fielder is too quick for that

End of over 4 (1 run) Jamaica 16/1
MN Samuels    10* (11b 1x4)      LJ Cush    2-0-3-0
CH Gayle    4* (12b)     

4.1

EA Crandon to Gayle, 1 wide, pitches it outside the leg stump, Gayle looks to turn it to fine leg but misses it

4.1

EA Crandon to Gayle, no run, defends it on the back foot back to the bowler

4.2

EA Crandon to Gayle, OUT, Pitches on the middle and leg and moves away from the left hander, Gayle looks to pull hit but hits the pads, a loud appeal and the umpire straight away raises his finger. The tv replay shows that it would have gone over the off stump

CH Gayle lbw b EA Crandon 4 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

4.3

EA Crandon to Hyatt, 1 run

4.4

EA Crandon to Samuels, 1 run, short pitched delivery, pulls it down to backward of square leg

4.5

EA Crandon to Hyatt, 1 run, bit of room on the off for the batsman, taps it upishly but safely down to thirdman

4.6

EA Crandon to Samuels, no run, defensively plays it down to mid off

End of over 5 (4 runs) Jamaica 20/2
MN Samuels    11* (13b 1x4)      EA Crandon    3-0-17-2
DP Hyatt    2* (2b)     

5.1

Cush to Hyatt, no run

5.2

Cush to Hyatt, no run, gets on the front foot and drives it to point fielder

5.3

Cush to Hyatt, 1 run, gets on the front foot again and drives it upishly passing the mid on fielder

5.4

Cush to Samuels, 1 run, quicker delivery, gets back and pushes it to mid-off

5.5

Cush to Hyatt, no run, outside the off stumps again, Hyatt comes on the front foot and plays it passing the bowler

5.6

Cush to Hyatt, 1 run, gets back and turns it to short mid-wicket for a easy single

End of over 6 (3 runs) Jamaica 23/2
DP Hyatt    4* (7b)      LJ Cush    3-0-6-0
MN Samuels    12* (14b 1x4)     

6.1

EA Crandon to Hyatt, no run, short on the off, taps it to point fielder

6.2

EA Crandon to Hyatt, 1 leg bye, looks to play it on the off on his back foot, clips the pads and the ball runs to the wicketkeeper who fumbles as the batsmen cross over for a quick run

6.3

EA Crandon to Samuels, no run, punches it down to wide of mid-off

6.4

EA Crandon to Samuels, 1 run, this time manages to find the gap, plays it down to long-off for a easy run

6.5

EA Crandon to Hyatt, 1 run, walks down the pitch and pushes it down to long-on

6.6

EA Crandon to Samuels, 1 run, outside the off stumps, Samuels waits for it and pushes it to extra covers

McGarrell comes in replacing Cush

End of over 7 (4 runs) Jamaica 27/2
MN Samuels    14* (17b 1x4)      EA Crandon    4-0-20-2
DP Hyatt    5* (10b)     

7.1

McGarrell to Samuels, no run, yorker length delivery, well played to the off side

7.2

McGarrell to Samuels, 1 run, drives on the off, gets the inside edge and the ball runs down to fine leg

7.3

McGarrell to Hyatt, 1 leg bye

7.4

McGarrell to Samuels, no run, quicker on right on the middle stump, Samuels gets back and pushes it to the off side

7.5

McGarrell to Samuels, 1 run, similar delivery, this time manages to play it down the ground to mid-off

7.6

McGarrell to Hyatt, 1 leg bye, on the legs, sweeps, off the pads and the ball runs down to fine leg as the batsmen gets a quick single

End of over 8 (4 runs) Jamaica 31/2
DP Hyatt    5* (12b)      NC McGarrell    1-0-2-0
MN Samuels    16* (21b 1x4)     

8.1

RT Crandon to Hyatt, no run, pitches it outside the off stumps, swing and miss

8.2

RT Crandon to Hyatt, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives it in the air but drops short of long-off fielder

8.3

RT Crandon to Samuels, SIX, thats a big one! steps down and smacks it way over long-on ropes for a big six

8.4

RT Crandon to Samuels, no run

8.5

RT Crandon to Samuels, FOUR, full length delivery, Gets on the front foot again and lofts it over extra covers fielder, one bounce and in to the fence

8.6

RT Crandon to Samuels, no run, kneels down and swings at it but misses it

End of over 9 (11 runs) Jamaica 42/2
MN Samuels    26* (25b 2x4 1x6)      RT Crandon    1-0-11-0
DP Hyatt    6* (14b)     

9.1

McGarrell to Hyatt, 1 run, on the middle and leg, Hyatt gets back and punches it down the pitch pasing the bowler and the non striker

9.2

McGarrell to Samuels, OUT, Pitches it on the middle and off again, Samuels looks to cut but ends up chopping it back to the stumps

MN Samuels b McGarrell 26 (26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Thats a big blow for the Jamaicans

9.3

McGarrell to Marshall, no run, drives it down the ground to extra covers

9.4

McGarrell to Marshall, 1 run, defensively plays it on the back foot to mid-on region

9.5

McGarrell to Hyatt, 1 wide, down the leg side, looks to sweep and misses it

9.5

McGarrell to Hyatt, no run, quicker delivery, gets on the back foot nd looks to turn it to square leg

9.6

McGarrell to Hyatt, no run, flighted on the slot, Hyatt comes on the front foot and defends it back to the bowler

End of over 10 (3 runs) Jamaica 45/3
DP Hyatt    7* (17b)      NC McGarrell    2-0-5-1
XM Marshall    1* (2b)     

10.1

RT Crandon to Marshall, 1 run, on the pads, gets back and turns it down to backward of square leg

10.2

RT Crandon to Hyatt, 2 runs

10.3

RT Crandon to Hyatt, no run, short pitched, looks to pull but doesnt make any connection

10.4

RT Crandon to Hyatt, 1 run, on the front foot and punches it down to mid-on for a easy single

10.5

RT Crandon to Marshall, no run

10.6

RT Crandon to Marshall, 1 run, pitches outside the off stumps, Marshall hammers it away on the front foot, drops short of long-off fielder at the ropes

End of over 11 (5 runs) Jamaica 50/3
XM Marshall    3* (5b)      RT Crandon    2-0-16-0
DP Hyatt    10* (20b)     

11.1

McGarrell to Marshall, 1 run, drives it stylishly down the ground on the front foot, but straight to the fielder at long-off

11.2

McGarrell to Hyatt, no run, defensively plays it to the off side

11.3

McGarrell to Hyatt, SIX, shot! thats a massive one! Charges down the track and dispatches it way over long-on fielder who simply has to watch it as the spectators

the ball is out of the ground and lost, we get a new ball now..

11.4

McGarrell to Hyatt, 2 runs, moves away and slaps it down to wide of long-on fielder, gets a couple, good running there

11.5

McGarrell to Hyatt, FOUR, this time finds the gap, moves away and again slaps it but this time goes through to the fence

11.6

McGarrell to Hyatt, 1 run, dropped it!short and pulls it in the air, straight to Royston Crandon who drops it by the fence

End of over 12 (14 runs) Jamaica 64/3
DP Hyatt    23* (25b 1x4 1x6)      NC McGarrell    3-0-19-1
XM Marshall    4* (6b)     

12.1

RT Crandon to Hyatt, SIX, what a shot! On the legs, Hyatt gets back and flicks it way over backward of square leg ropes

12.2

RT Crandon to Hyatt, 1 run, slower delivery, gets back and punches it in the air but safely down to long-on

12.3

RT Crandon to Marshall, 1 run, cuts it away to the point for a quick run

12.4

RT Crandon to Hyatt, 2 runs, on the pads this time, gets back and turns it to backward of square leg for a couple

12.5

RT Crandon to Hyatt, SIX, bang!kneels down and slaps it in the air way over long-on ropes for a six

Hyatt is on fire here

12.6

RT Crandon to Hyatt, no run, outside the off stumps, Hyatt hammers it away down the pitch but hits straight at Marshall's private area

Marshall is in bit of a pain here..

End of over 13 (16 runs) Jamaica 80/3
DP Hyatt    38* (30b 1x4 3x6)      RT Crandon    3-0-32-0
XM Marshall    5* (7b)     

13.1

Nagamootoo to Marshall, no run

13.2

Nagamootoo to Marshall, FOUR, pitches outside the off stumps, cuts it and gets off the outside edge to thirdman fence

13.3

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 1 run

13.4

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 1 run, plays it defensively to wide of extra covers

13.5

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 1 leg bye, on the legs, sweeps it but gets off the pads and runs down to short fine leg

13.6

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 1 leg bye

End of over 14 (8 runs) Jamaica 88/3
DP Hyatt    39* (32b 1x4 3x6)      MV Nagamootoo    1-0-6-0
XM Marshall    10* (11b 1x4)     

14.1

Barnwell to Hyatt, 2 wides, full toss down the leg side, Hyatt charges down the track to hammer it over mid wicket

14.1

Barnwell to Marshall, SIX, short pitched delivery, Marshall this time down the track and simply slaps it way over deep midwicket boundary

14.2

Barnwell to Marshall, 1 run, waits for it and carves it down to thirdman for a easy single

14.3

Barnwell to Hyatt, 1 wide, down the leg side again, Hyatt looking to flick it but misses it

14.3

Barnwell to Hyatt, 2 runs, dropped it! Hyatt down the track and hammers it in the air , fielder runs to it but doesnt get hold of it

14.4

Barnwell to Hyatt, 2 runs, outside the off stumps, slashes at it in the air again this time its Nagamootoo who drops it at deep thirdman

14.5

Barnwell to Hyatt, no run

14.6

Barnwell to Hyatt, no run

Hyatt was dropped in two successive deliveries by the Guyanese fielders

End of over 15 (14 runs) Jamaica 102/3
DP Hyatt    43* (36b 1x4 3x6)      CD Barnwell    1-0-14-0
XM Marshall    17* (13b 1x4 1x6)     

15.1

Nagamootoo to Marshall, no run

15.2

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 1 run, reverse sweep down to square leg

15.3

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 2 runs, on the legs, turns it down to backward of square leg for acouple, good running

15.4

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 1 leg bye

15.5

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 1 run, on the legs, movs away and smashes at it but doesnt time it well, and the ball runs down to midwicket

15.6

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 2 runs, on the front foot and smashes it in the air but safely down to deep midwicket, well fielded at the ropes

End of over 16 (7 runs) Jamaica 109/3
DP Hyatt    47* (39b 1x4 3x6)      MV Nagamootoo    2-0-12-0
XM Marshall    19* (16b 1x4 1x6)     

16.1

McGarrell to Marshall, 2 runs, on the legs, Marshall moves away and fine sweeps it over the wicketkeepers head

16.2

McGarrell to Marshall, FOUR, good shot, a perfect reverse sweep down to thirdman fence

16.3

McGarrell to Marshall, 1 run

16.4

McGarrell to Hyatt, 1 run, down the track and looks for a big shot, but doesnt get hold of that one properly, the ball runs down to mid-off

16.5

McGarrell to Marshall, 1 run, plays it away to short extra covers for a quick run

16.6

McGarrell to Hyatt, 2 runs, comes down the pitch again looking for a big one but ends up running the ball down to square leg of an inside edge

thats 50 runs for Hyatt and a very good one

End of over 17 (11 runs) Jamaica 120/3
DP Hyatt    50* (41b 1x4 3x6)      NC McGarrell    4-0-30-1
XM Marshall    27* (20b 2x4 1x6)     

17.1

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 1 leg bye

17.2

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 1 run, steps down and lofts it over short midwicket fielder for a single

17.3

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 1 run, on the legs, moves and swings, gets the inside edge and the ball runs down to short fine leg

17.4

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, SIX, On the legs, Hyatt quick gets on to his back foot and sweeps it well and over backward of square leg ropes

17.5

Nagamootoo to Hyatt, 1 run

17.6

Nagamootoo to Marshall, 2 runs, movs away from the stumps and slaps it in the air over the umpires head for a couple

Cush comes in to the attack now

End of over 18 (12 runs) Jamaica 132/3
XM Marshall    30* (23b 2x4 1x6)      MV Nagamootoo    3-0-23-0
DP Hyatt    58* (44b 1x4 4x6)     

18.1

Cush to Hyatt, no run

18.2

Cush to Hyatt, 1 run, down the pitch again and hammers it over to midwicket fielder who takes it of one bounce

18.3

Cush to Marshall, 1 run, reverse sweep but this time there is a fielder but the batsmen cross over fro a quick single

18.4

Cush to Hyatt, OUT, bowled him! flighted on the middle and leg, Hyatt down the track again looking for a big shot but misses it completely, takes out the leg stump

DP Hyatt b Cush 59 (47b 1x4 4x6) SR: 125.53

Hinds comes in now..

18.5

Cush to Hinds, OUT, Steps down and lofts it in the air, straight to Crandon at long-off ropes

WW Hinds c EA Crandon b Cush 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

On a hat-trick here....

18.6

Cush to Marshall, OUT, well he got it! full length delivery, Marshall comes down and hammers it away in the air and straight to McGarrell at long-on boundary, a very well judged catch

XM Marshall c McGarrell b Cush 31 (25b 2x4 1x6) SR: 124.00

End of over 19 (2 runs) Jamaica 134/6
     LJ Cush    4-0-8-3
CS Baugh    0* (0b)     

19.1

Nagamootoo to Bernard, 1 bye

19.2

Nagamootoo to Baugh, 1 run

19.3

Nagamootoo to Bernard, 1 leg bye, on the legs, looks to turn it away to the leg side but off the pads

19.4

Nagamootoo to Baugh, 1 run, driven powerfully but not timed enough, straight down the ground to long-off fielder

19.5

Nagamootoo to Bernard, FOUR, pitches on the leg stump, Bernard looks to sweep but gets the inside edge and the ball runs down to fine leg fence

19.6

Nagamootoo to Bernard, 1 run, OUT, short on the middle and leg, Bernard pulls it away to deep midwicket, gets the first run and turns for the second as a very good throw from Royston Crandon to the wicketkeeper who does his job.

DE Bernard run out 5 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Match State: Innings Break Welcome back, Jamaican fielders are in the middle and the play is about to resume here at the Stanford cricket ground. Guyanese openers Sewnarine Chattergoon and Travis Dowlin out in the middle now. They need 144 to win..

End of over 20 (9 runs) Jamaica 143/6
     MV Nagamootoo    4-0-30-0
CS Baugh    2* (2b)     
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Photos

Feb 23, 2008

Danza Hyatt hits a six during his 59, Guyana v Jamaica, 2nd semi-final, Stanford 20/20, Antigua, February 23, 2008

Danza Hyatt hits a six during his 59

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