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)

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

20.4

V Kohli to Williamson, no run, gets that indrift again, this time he drives to mid-on

20.5

V Kohli to Williamson, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and dabs it to third man

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   V Kohli 1-0-3-0

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

22.4

V Kohli to Williamson, no run, gets forward and steers it straight to point

22.5

V Kohli to Williamson, 1 run, the slow legcutter, he gets forward and pushes through the line to cover

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   V Kohli 2-0-6-0

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

24.4

V Kohli to Williamson, 1 run, plays a punchy drive towards mid-on and Tiwary dives to his left and cuts it off

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   V Kohli 3-0-12-0

26.1

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

26.2

V Kohli to Williamson, 1 run

26.3

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

26.4

V Kohli to Williamson, 1 wide, OUT, clever bowling..... Kohli delivers from wide of the crease and slides down the leg side, Williamson tries to work it through the line to the on side but misses, he strays outside his crease and an alert Goswami whips off the bails with his right hand. The third umpire has a look

KS Williamson st †Goswami b V Kohli 37 (113m 80b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.25

26.4

V Kohli to Southee, no run, hit on the pads down the leg side, optimistic appeal

26.5

V Kohli to Southee, no run, slower ball on the pads, defended to the on side

26.6

V Kohli to Southee, no run, fires that on a yorker length outside off, he gets behind the line and digs it to cover

New Zealand Under-19s 86/3   V Kohli 4-0-16-1

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

28.2

V Kohli to Anderson, 1 leg bye, slides down the leg side, nudged off the pads to fine leg

28.3

V Kohli to Southee, no run, pushed back to the bowler

28.4

V Kohli to Southee, no run, nudged to the on side

28.5

V Kohli to Southee, no run, skids through quickly, he defends close to the pads

28.6

V Kohli to Southee, no run, pitches on middle and leg, he works it to the on side

New Zealand Under-19s 91/4   V Kohli 5-1-16-2

30.1

V Kohli to Anderson, 1 leg bye, slower ball on the pads, Kohli appeals but the ball was missing leg

30.2

V Kohli to Southee, no run, bowls from wide of the crease again, gets forward and defends

30.3

V Kohli to Southee, 1 wide, loses his line and wastes that delivery down the leg side

30.3

V Kohli to Southee, no run, defended back to the bowler

30.4

V Kohli to Southee, 1 bye, goes for the off drive and misses, the ball deflects off the keeper's gloves and rolls towards third man

30.5

V Kohli to Anderson, no run

30.6

V Kohli to Anderson, no run, slower ball outside off, he shapes to cut and meets thin air, too early on the stroke there

New Zealand Under-19s 95/4   V Kohli 6-1-17-2

32.1

V Kohli to Southee, 1 run, pushed through the lien to long-on

32.2

V Kohli to Anderson, no run

32.3

V Kohli to Anderson, 2 leg byes, slides down leg, he nudges to fine leg

32.4

V Kohli to Anderson, 1 run, flighted on middle, he turns the face of the bat and tucks it wide of midwicket

32.5

V Kohli to Southee, 1 wide, slides way down the leg side

32.5

V Kohli to Southee, 1 run, pushed through the line to long-on

32.6

V Kohli to Anderson, SIX, take that...pitches on a good length on off stump, Anderson waits at the crease, picks that from outside off and slogs that with control over long-on, that ball went way back

New Zealand Under-19s 112/4   V Kohli 7-1-27-2
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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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