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)

0.1

Sangwan to Worker, 1 run, gets it to swing away fairly late, he gets forward, taps it in front of cover and sets off

0.2

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, Sangwan bangs it in short and that sails over Williamson, umpire Hartley signals one for the over

0.3

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, hits the line outside off and moves away with the angle, safely left alone

0.4

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, beats him outside off and Williamson can't resist a poke, it comes in just a little and nearly takes the edge

0.5

Sangwan to Williamson, 1 run, gets it to come back in from outside off, he gets his bat down on an angle and steers it wide of gully

0.6

Sangwan to Worker, no run, bangs it in outside off and straightens before reaching the keeper, good bounce and carry on that occasion

New Zealand Under-19s 2/0   PJ Sangwan 1-0-2-0

2.1

Sangwan to Worker, no run, hits a good length outside off, he defends back to the bowler

2.2

Sangwan to Worker, 1 run, pitches on off and cuts back in, he shuffles and glances it to fine leg

2.3

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, aims for the yorker length, he manages to dig it out well back to the bowler

2.4

Sangwan to Williamson, 1 run, strays on the pads and that's an easy scoring opportunity for Williamson as he tucks it to fine leg

2.5

Sangwan to Worker, 1 run, grants him width outside the off stump, he plays with an angled bat and steers it to third man

2.6

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, good length outside off, he gets his bat down on an angle and pushes it to cover

New Zealand Under-19s 7/0   PJ Sangwan 2-0-5-0

4.1

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, no run, searches for the inswing, hits a yorker length outside off and he digs it out to cover

4.2

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, no run, hits a good length on middle and straightens, he plays it very close to the pads and Sangwan reckons that's hitting the stumps, umpire Hartley shaks his head, may have got an inside edge, was a good shout

4.3

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, no run, pitches it short of a length and climbs on him, an attempted cut meets thin air

4.4

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, no run, tapped towards point

4.5

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, 2 runs, strays on the pads, he uses his wrists and works it behind square on the on side

4.6

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, no run, pitches on a full length outside ooff, he drives away from his body and mistimes it to mid-off

New Zealand Under-19s 10/1   PJ Sangwan 3-0-7-0

6.1

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, bowls from slightly wide of the crease, gets it to pitch on a full length and angle across the right hander before reaching the keeper

6.2

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, keeps it tight, hits the line just outside off as Williamson defends to the off side

6.3

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, pitches on middle and leg, he turns the face of the bat and tucks it to square leg

6.4

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, works up away swing and sprays this one a little wide outside off, the umpire is lenient on that on

6.5

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, holds the length back a little outside off, he goes for the punch drive through the covers and misses

6.6

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, Dropped: pitches it short of a length outside off, he goes for the pull over midwicket but mistimes it, the ball lobs towards Srivastava at mid-on but he fails to time his forward dive properly, the ball dips and just falls short of him

New Zealand Under-19s 11/1   PJ Sangwan 4-1-7-0

8.1

Sangwan to Williamson, FOUR, pitches it short and that sits up nicely for Williamson, he swivels and pulls that high over square leg

8.2

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, gets behind the line and defends back to the bowler

8.3

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, gets forward and pushed back to the bowler

8.4

Sangwan to Williamson, (no ball) 1 run, he oversteps, pitches on a full length and he drives to gully

8.4

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, 1 run, Free Hit: fails to capitalise on it as he walks across his stumps for the pull, he meets the ball off the gloves and the ball rolls to the on side

8.5

Sangwan to Williamson, (no ball) 1 run, another overstep, he shuffles and works it to the on side for a single

8.5

Sangwan to Guptill-Bunce, 1 run, Free Hit: fails to put it away, Sangwan cleverly bowls it wide and full outside the off stump, Bunce can only drive it straight to mid-off

8.6

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, bowls round the wicket, he gets behind the line nicely and defends back to the bowler

New Zealand Under-19s 25/1   PJ Sangwan 5-1-17-0

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

16.4

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, wide outside off and shaping away, he chooses to let it go and umpire Hartley lets the bowler off without a wide call

16.5

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, he opens the face of the bat and steers it towards point

16.6

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, pitches outside the off stump, he opens the face of the bat and steers it to point again

New Zealand Under-19s 48/2   PJ Sangwan 6-1-22-0

18.1

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, better line and length, cramps him for room outside off, he gets back and defends

18.2

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, fuller in length, he opens the face and works it towards cover

18.3

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, gets a big stride forward across his stumps and works it a little wide of point, they don't take a single

18.4

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, pitches just outside the off stump, he pushes to the off side

18.5

Sangwan to Williamson, FOUR, short of a length on middle and leg, Williamson reads the length early, swivels on his backfoot and pulls this firmly along the ground past square leg

18.6

Sangwan to Williamson, no run, fuller in length and on the stumps, he gets forward and defends

New Zealand Under-19s 54/2   PJ Sangwan 7-1-26-0
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Photos

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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