ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC Under-19 World Cup - Semi final

India Under-19s v New Zealand Under-19s

India Under-19s won by 3 wickets (with 9 balls remaining) (D/L method)

12.2

Kaul to Colson, no run, bangs it in short and that climbs on him down the leg side, he withdraws his stroke but luckily for the bowler that was not called a wide

12.3

Kaul to Colson, no run, pitches outside the off stump, the ball dips before reaching the keeper

12.4

Kaul to Colson, no run, pitches short of a length and cuts back in, he's tucked up a little outside the off stump and yet he manages to defend to the off side

12.5

Kaul to Colson, no run, pitches on middle and leg, pushed back to the bowler

12.6

Kaul to Colson, no run, varies his length by firing that on a yorker length on middle, he digs it back to the bowler

New Zealand Under-19s 30/2   FJ Colson 0* (5b)

13.4

Jadeja to Colson, no run, gives it a lot more air, lands on a yorker length, he takes it low on the bat and pushes it back to the bowler

13.5

Jadeja to Colson, no run, defends back to the bowler

13.6

Jadeja to Colson, no run, turns it to the on side, he contemplates a single and a direct hit ensues from short fine-leg. He was back at the crease

New Zealand Under-19s 31/2   FJ Colson 0* (8b)

14.2

Kaul to Colson, no run, gets forward and pushes it to the off side on the walk

14.3

Kaul to Colson, FOUR, half volley on middle and leg and driven through the line, mid-on dives to his left and gets a hand to it but the ball still deflects off him and reaches the boundary easily

14.4

Kaul to Colson, no run, full outside off and Colson drives away from his body, he meets the ball off the toe of the bat and chops it back to the bowler

14.5

Kaul to Colson, 2 runs, meets a full length delivery outside off and pushes it just wide of extra cover, he does well to place it wide of that fielder given the packed off side field

14.6

Kaul to Colson, no run, meets it on the full on middle and leg, he turns it to midwicket

New Zealand Under-19s 39/2   FJ Colson 6* (13b 1x4)

16.1

Sangwan to Colson, FOUR, take that... Sangwan errs by pitching it full and wide outside the off stump, he gets on his knee, gets his bat down and drives off the meat of the bat and bisects the gap between mid-off and cover

16.2

Sangwan to Colson, no run, full and slightly wide again but this time he shoulders arms

16.3

Sangwan to Colson, 1 run, holds the length back outside the off stump, he gets his bat down on an angle and steers it to third man

New Zealand Under-19s 48/2   FJ Colson 11* (16b 2x4)

17.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, flighted outside off, he drives to mid-off

17.5

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, gets forward and defends back to the bowler

17.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, lunges forward and pushes it back to the bowler, good tidy over from Abdulla

New Zealand Under-19s 50/2   FJ Colson 12* (19b 2x4)

19.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, no turn, skids through quicky, he pushes it back to the bowler

19.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, flights it outside off, he gets forward and pushes it wide of point

19.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, defended to the on side

19.5

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, gets a big stride forward and drives straight to cover

19.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, looped in on middle and leg, he drives through the line to long-on

New Zealand Under-19s 57/2   FJ Colson 14* (24b 2x4)

20.1

V Kohli to Colson, no run, pitches wide outside off, he goes for the cut and misses

20.2

V Kohli to Colson, no run, drifts in towards the off stump, he drives uppishly towards point

20.3

V Kohli to Colson, 1 wide, sprays that wide outside the off stump

20.3

V Kohli to Colson, 1 run, drifts into the right hander from wide of the crease, he drives through the line to long-off

20.6

V Kohli to Colson, no run, the slower ball, hits a good length and stops on Colson as he defends back to the bowler

New Zealand Under-19s 60/2   FJ Colson 15* (28b 2x4)

21.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, gets forward and defends, gets an inside edge onto his boot

21.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he pushes it through the line to long-on

21.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, loops in on the middle stump, he gets across his stumps, meets the pitch of the ball and drives to long-on

New Zealand Under-19s 64/2   FJ Colson 17* (31b 2x4)

22.1

V Kohli to Colson, no run, pitches on a good length outside off, he goes for the cut and misses

22.2

V Kohli to Colson, no run, fires that in outside off, he pushes it back to the bowler

22.3

V Kohli to Colson, 1 run, strays towards the pads, he closes the face and tucks it to fine leg

22.6

V Kohli to Colson, 1 run, pushes that in faster and pitches on a good length, he tries to beat cover but the fielder in that position does well to get a hand to it

New Zealand Under-19s 67/2   FJ Colson 19* (35b 2x4)

23.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, no run, hits him on the pad down leg, Goswami appeals, the ball would have missed leg

23.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, pushed through the line to long-on

23.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Colson, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he gets forward and pushes through the line to long-on

New Zealand Under-19s 70/2   FJ Colson 21* (38b 2x4)

24.1

V Kohli to Colson, no run, full outside off and driven firmly to short cover, he does well to dive and cut it off

24.2

V Kohli to Colson, 2 runs, pushed wide of cover, the fielder is a little slack in getting to it and that allows the extra run

24.3

V Kohli to Colson, 1 run, turned to the on side, they go through for a quick run

24.5

V Kohli to Colson, no run, the slow legcutter outside off, he drives it to the off side

24.6

V Kohli to Colson, 2 runs, slides down the leg side bowling from wide of the crease, he tucks it to fine leg

New Zealand Under-19s 76/2   FJ Colson 26* (43b 2x4)

25.3

Srivastava to Colson, 1 run, pushed wide of extra cover

25.5

Srivastava to Colson, 1 run, pitches outside off, he pushes through the line to the off side

New Zealand Under-19s 80/2   FJ Colson 28* (45b 2x4)

26.1

V Kohli to Colson, 1 run, pushed to the off side

26.3

V Kohli to Colson, 1 run, pitches on middle and leg, he goes back and pushes through the line to long-on

New Zealand Under-19s 85/2   FJ Colson 30* (47b 2x4)

27.1

Srivastava to Colson, no run, beaten outside the off stump, very close to the outside edge and the stumps

27.2

Srivastava to Colson, no run, flighted outside off and pushed back to the bowler

27.3

Srivastava to Colson, no run, pushed firmly along the pitch back to the bowler and Srivastava does well to get a hand to it

27.4

Srivastava to Colson, 1 run, tucked to fin leg

27.6

Srivastava to Colson, 1 run, pushed through the line to long-on

New Zealand Under-19s 90/3   FJ Colson 32* (52b 2x4)

28.1

V Kohli to Colson, OUT, swing and a miss... Kohli pitches it short of a length outside off and gets it to skid through really quickly, Colson swivels to pull but is too early on the stroke, the ball comes in with the angle and just shaves the off stump

FJ Colson b V Kohli 32 (62m 53b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.37

New Zealand Under-19s 90/4   FJ Colson 32 (53b 2x4)
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Feb 27, 2008

Shreevats Goswami bats, India v New Zealand, Under-19 World Cup, Malaysia

Shreevats Goswami bats

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Feb 27, 2008

Shreevats Goswami's 51 was instrumental in India's win, India U-19 v New Zealand U-19, Under-19 World Cup, Kuala Lumpur, February 27, 2008

Shreevats Goswami's 51 was instrumental in India's win

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