ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

0.1

Rankin to Patel, no run, pushed back to the bowler

0.2

Rankin to Patel, no run, played out to point

0.3

Rankin to Patel, no run, good bowling, almost finds the outside edge

0.4

Rankin to Patel, 1 run, flicked away to square leg to get off the mark

0.5

Rankin to Kumar, 1 run, edged just past the slips and down to third man

0.6

Rankin to Patel, no run, back of a length and it's defended into the covers

Johnston returns from his knee injury to open the bowling

End of over 1 (2 runs) Canada 2/0 (327 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 2.00, RRR: 6.67)
H Patel    1* (5b)      WB Rankin    1-0-2-0
NR Kumar    1* (1b)     

1.1

Johnston to Kumar, no run, defended out to point

1.2

Johnston to Kumar, no run, play and a miss outside the off-stump

1.3

Johnston to Kumar, no run, just passes the outside edge as the batsman sort of prods at it

1.4

Johnston to Kumar, no run, again accurate bowling and he almost finds the edge

1.5

Johnston to Kumar, no run, well fielded by Mooney at point

1.6

Johnston to Kumar, no run, defended back to the bowler

End of over 2 (maiden) Canada 2/0 (327 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 1.00, RRR: 6.81)
NR Kumar    1* (7b)      DT Johnston    1-1-0-0
H Patel    1* (5b)      WB Rankin    1-0-2-0

2.1

Rankin to Patel, no run, just defends it as it was about to strike the pads

2.2

Rankin to Patel, no run, defended into the legside

2.3

Rankin to Patel, no run, just flies past the outside edge

2.4

Rankin to Patel, 1 wide, short ball down the legside

2.4

Rankin to Patel, no run, pushed into the offside

2.5

Rankin to Patel, FOUR, short and he pulls him away to the deep midwicket boundary, good shot

2.6

Rankin to Patel, 2 runs, short again and he's pulled again, in the air but just evades the man at mid-on

End of over 3 (7 runs) Canada 9/0 (320 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 6.80)
H Patel    7* (11b 1x4)      WB Rankin    2-0-9-0
NR Kumar    1* (7b)      DT Johnston    1-1-0-0

3.1

Johnston to Kumar, no run, flashing drive but it misses everything and goes through to the keeper

3.2

Johnston to Kumar, no run, tries to hack it away in the offside, but again he does not connect

3.3

Johnston to Kumar, no run, great stop at point by John Mooney

3.4

Johnston to Kumar, no run, pushed to mid-on

3.5

Johnston to Kumar, no run, again fielded by Dockrell at mid-on

3.6

Johnston to Kumar, no run, hacked away to point and again Mooney cuts it off at point

End of over 4 (maiden) Canada 9/0 (320 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 2.25, RRR: 6.95)
NR Kumar    1* (13b)      DT Johnston    2-2-0-0
H Patel    7* (11b 1x4)      WB Rankin    2-0-9-0

4.1

Rankin to Patel, FOUR, waits for it and hammers him off the back foot through the offside to the cover boundary

4.2

Rankin to Patel, 1 run, steered down to third man for a single

4.3

Rankin to Kumar, no run

4.4

Rankin to Kumar, FOUR, hammered through the offside to the deep extra cover boundary

4.5

Rankin to Kumar, no run

4.6

Rankin to Kumar, no run, defended to mid-on

End of over 5 (9 runs) Canada 18/0 (311 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 3.60, RRR: 6.91)
NR Kumar    5* (17b 1x4)      WB Rankin    3-0-18-0
H Patel    12* (13b 2x4)      DT Johnston    2-2-0-0

5.1

Johnston to Patel, no run, plays at it outside the off-stump and it just passes the outside edge

5.2

Johnston to Patel, no run, defended out to mid-off

5.3

Johnston to Patel, 1 run, just tapped into the offside and they run a quick one

5.4

Johnston to Kumar, no run, played back to the bowler

5.5

Johnston to Kumar, 1 run, pushed into the covers

5.6

Johnston to Patel, 1 run, very quick single taken in the offside, Mooney comes in and hits the stumps but the Umpire says he got home

End of over 6 (3 runs) Canada 21/0 (308 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 3.50, RRR: 7.00)
H Patel    14* (17b 2x4)      DT Johnston    3-2-3-0
NR Kumar    6* (19b 1x4)      WB Rankin    3-0-18-0

6.1

Rankin to Patel, 1 run, edged down to third man

6.2

Rankin to Kumar, no run, played out to backward point, striker calls for one but is sent back

6.3

Rankin to Kumar, FOUR, short and hooked away loftily through the legside to the deep backward square leg boundary

6.4

Rankin to Kumar, no run, big appeal from the fielders for lbw, but Rankin didn't bother

6.5

Rankin to Kumar, 1 run, flashing drive which finds it's way down to third man

6.6

Rankin to Patel, 1 run, another that just guided down to third man

End of over 7 (7 runs) Canada 28/0 (301 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 7.00)
H Patel    16* (19b 2x4)      WB Rankin    4-0-25-0
NR Kumar    11* (23b 2x4)      DT Johnston    3-2-3-0

7.1

Johnston to Patel, FOUR, lofted cover drive which splits the offside field perfectly

7.2

Johnston to Patel, OUT, superb bowling from Johnston, bit of movement of the seam and it goes away just enough to find the outside edge and O'Brien takes a smart catch having to dive

H Patel c †NJ O'Brien b Johnston 20 (21b 3x4 0x6) SR: 95.23

7.3

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 wide, down the legside

7.3

Johnston to Gunasekera, no run, mistimed drive towards midwicket

7.4

Johnston to Gunasekera, 1 wide, again strays down the legside

7.4

Johnston to Gunasekera, OUT, the second wicket in the over and the second outside edge, as the batsman tries to defend but only gets a thin edge on it and he's caught behind

R Gunasekera c †NJ O'Brien b Johnston 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

7.5

Johnston to Usman Limbada, no run, super stop again by Mooney at point

7.6

Johnston to Usman Limbada, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

First bowling change as Cusack comes on

End of over 8 (6 runs) Canada 34/2 (295 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 7.02)
Usman Limbada    0* (2b)      DT Johnston    4-2-9-2
NR Kumar    11* (23b 2x4)      WB Rankin    4-0-25-0

8.1

Cusack to Kumar, 3 runs, cut through the offside to deep point

8.2

Cusack to Usman Limbada, no run, left alone outside off-stump

8.3

Cusack to Usman Limbada, no run, tries the cut shot but misses

8.4

Cusack to Usman Limbada, no run, no shot played to that one

8.5

Cusack to Usman Limbada, no run, tries an extravagant drive to a widish ball, misses it completely

8.6

Cusack to Usman Limbada, 1 wide

8.6

Cusack to Usman Limbada, 1 run, flicked down to deep backward square leg

End of over 9 (5 runs) Canada 39/2 (290 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 4.33, RRR: 7.07)
Usman Limbada    1* (7b)      AR Cusack    1-0-5-0
NR Kumar    14* (24b 2x4)      DT Johnston    4-2-9-2

9.1

Johnston to Usman Limbada, no run, just passes the outside edge, great spell by Johnston

9.2

Johnston to Usman Limbada, FOUR, slower ball but the batsman reads it and he smacks him to the long-off boundary

9.3

Johnston to Usman Limbada, no run, pushed into the offside

9.4

Johnston to Usman Limbada, 1 run, quick single taken in the midwicket region

9.5

Johnston to Kumar, no run, no shot played to that one

9.6

Johnston to Kumar, no run, pushed out to point

Bowling powerplay is taken

End of over 10 (5 runs) Canada 44/2 (285 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 4.40, RRR: 7.12)
NR Kumar    14* (26b 2x4)      DT Johnston    5-2-14-2
Usman Limbada    6* (11b 1x4)      AR Cusack    1-0-5-0

10.1

Cusack to Usman Limbada, FOUR, comes to the pitch of the ball and smacks it through the offside field and all the way to the rope

10.2

Cusack to Usman Limbada, 1 wide, too wide of off-stump

10.2

Cusack to Usman Limbada, no run, plays straight to that one and it just evades the edge

10.3

Cusack to Usman Limbada, no run

10.4

Cusack to Usman Limbada, 1 run, edged but it drops well before reaching third man

10.5

Cusack to Kumar, no run, driven firmly into the covers

10.6

Cusack to Kumar, 1 run, quick single taken to mid-on

End of over 11 (7 runs) Canada 51/2 (278 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 4.63, RRR: 7.12)
NR Kumar    15* (28b 2x4)      AR Cusack    2-0-12-0
Usman Limbada    11* (15b 2x4)      DT Johnston    5-2-14-2

11.1

Mooney to Kumar, no run, big swing of the bat but it misses everything

11.2

Mooney to Kumar, 1 run, cut away just wide of point

11.3

Mooney to Usman Limbada, no run, left alone by the batsman

11.4

Mooney to Usman Limbada, no run, driven firmly back at the bowler

11.5

Mooney to Usman Limbada, 1 run, punched through the offside and the sweeper fields

11.6

Mooney to Kumar, 1 run, hit into the covers, and Kevin O'Brien can't pick it up cleanly, may have been close otherwise

End of over 12 (3 runs) Canada 54/2 (275 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 7.23)
NR Kumar    17* (31b 2x4)      JF Mooney    1-0-3-0
Usman Limbada    12* (18b 2x4)      AR Cusack    2-0-12-0

12.1

Rankin to Kumar, FOUR, hacked away just backward of point and that's four more

12.2

Rankin to Kumar, no run, just played gently into the offside, batsman wants one but is sent back

12.3

Rankin to Kumar, FOUR, short and wide and he's whacked away to the deep extra cover boundary, poor stuff from Rankin

12.4

Rankin to Kumar, no run, back of a length and it's defended

12.5

Rankin to Kumar, 1 run, hooked away and deep midwicket almost catches it but it drops just short

12.6

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run, defended out to point

End of over 13 (9 runs) Canada 63/2 (266 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 4.84, RRR: 7.18)
Usman Limbada    12* (19b 2x4)      WB Rankin    5-0-34-0
NR Kumar    26* (36b 4x4)      JF Mooney    1-0-3-0

13.1

Mooney to Kumar, no run, Porterfield stops it at backward point

13.2

Mooney to Kumar, OUT, great ball from Mooney, Kumar plays all the wrong line and his off stump is clipped

NR Kumar b Mooney 26 (38b 4x4 0x6) SR: 68.42

13.3

Mooney to Hansra, 1 run, guided down to third man

13.4

Mooney to Usman Limbada, no run

13.5

Mooney to Usman Limbada, no run, pushed into the offside

13.6

Mooney to Usman Limbada, no run, played into the covers

`Spin for the first time as Dockrell comes on

End of over 14 (1 run) Canada 64/3 (265 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 4.57, RRR: 7.36)
Usman Limbada    12* (22b 2x4)      JF Mooney    2-0-4-1
AS Hansra    1* (1b)      WB Rankin    5-0-34-0

14.1

Rankin to Hansra, no run, blocked away into the offside

14.2

Rankin to Hansra, 1 run, quick single taken in the legside

14.3

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run, big appeal for an outside edge, nothing given

14.4

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run

14.5

Rankin to Usman Limbada, 1 run, flicked backward of square

14.6

Rankin to Hansra, 1 run, played through midwicket for a single

End of over 15 (3 runs) Canada 67/3 (262 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 4.46, RRR: 7.48)
AS Hansra    3* (4b)      WB Rankin    6-0-37-0
Usman Limbada    13* (25b 2x4)      JF Mooney    2-0-4-1

15.1

Stirling to Hansra, 1 run, flicked into the midwicket region

15.2

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run, driven to mid-off

15.3

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven through the offside out to the sweeper

15.4

Stirling to Hansra, 3 byes, flies past the keeper down the legside and it's almost a run out but Stirling does not remove the bails correctly

15.5

Stirling to Usman Limbada, FOUR, hacked away to the deep point boundary

15.6

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run

End of over 16 (10 runs) Canada 77/3 (252 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 4.81, RRR: 7.41)
Usman Limbada    19* (29b 3x4)      PR Stirling    1-0-7-0
AS Hansra    4* (6b)      WB Rankin    6-0-37-0

16.1

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

16.2

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

16.3

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

16.4

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

16.5

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run

16.6

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

Match State: Drinks

End of over 17 (1 run) Canada 78/3 (251 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 4.58, RRR: 7.60)
AS Hansra    4* (7b)      GH Dockrell    1-0-1-0
Usman Limbada    20* (34b 3x4)      PR Stirling    1-0-7-0

17.1

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

17.2

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

17.3

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

17.4

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

17.5

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run

17.6

Stirling to Hansra, no run

End of over 18 (1 run) Canada 79/3 (250 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 4.38, RRR: 7.81)
AS Hansra    4* (8b)      PR Stirling    2-0-8-0
Usman Limbada    21* (39b 3x4)      GH Dockrell    1-0-1-0

18.1

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 4 byes

18.2

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

18.3

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 2 runs

18.4

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

18.5

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

18.6

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

End of over 19 (6 runs) Canada 85/3 (244 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 4.47, RRR: 7.87)
Usman Limbada    23* (45b 3x4)      GH Dockrell    3-0-6-0
AS Hansra    4* (8b)      PR Stirling    2-0-8-0

19.1

Stirling to Hansra, no run

19.2

Stirling to Hansra, no run

19.3

Stirling to Hansra, 1 run

19.4

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

19.5

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

19.6

Stirling to Usman Limbada, FOUR

End of over 20 (5 runs) Canada 90/3 (239 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 7.96)
Usman Limbada    27* (48b 4x4)      PR Stirling    3-0-13-0
AS Hansra    5* (11b)      GH Dockrell    3-0-6-0

20.1

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

20.2

Dockrell to Hansra, 1 run

20.3

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run

20.4

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

20.5

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

20.6

Dockrell to Hansra, 1 run

End of over 21 (3 runs) Canada 93/3 (236 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 4.42, RRR: 8.13)
AS Hansra    7* (16b)      GH Dockrell    4-0-9-0
Usman Limbada    28* (49b 4x4)      PR Stirling    3-0-13-0

21.1

Stirling to Hansra, 1 run

21.2

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

21.3

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run, played down to long-off

21.4

Stirling to Hansra, no run, played into the legside

21.5

Stirling to Hansra, 1 wide, down the legside

21.5

Stirling to Hansra, 1 run, pushed out to point for a quick single

21.6

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run, played to long-on

Sorry for the loss of comms, some connection problems

End of over 22 (5 runs) Canada 98/3 (231 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 4.45, RRR: 8.25)
Usman Limbada    30* (52b 4x4)      PR Stirling    4-0-18-0
AS Hansra    9* (19b)      GH Dockrell    4-0-9-0

22.1

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, played gently to long-on

22.2

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run, edged but well wide of slip

22.3

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run, played into the covers

22.4

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run, driven back at the bowler

22.5

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven loftily to long-off

22.6

Dockrell to Hansra, no run, turned into the midwicket region

End of over 23 (3 runs) Canada 101/3 (228 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 4.39, RRR: 8.44)
AS Hansra    9* (20b)      GH Dockrell    5-0-12-0
Usman Limbada    33* (57b 4x4)      PR Stirling    4-0-18-0

23.1

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run, played back to the bowler

23.2

Stirling to Usman Limbada, FOUR, full and wide and it's hammered through the offside to the extra cover boundary

23.3

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run

23.4

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run, tries the sweep but does not connect and it hits the pads, no appeal

23.5

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run, inside edge which squirts away in the legside

23.6

Stirling to Hansra, no run, pushed back to the bowler

End of over 24 (5 runs) Canada 106/3 (223 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 4.41, RRR: 8.57)
AS Hansra    9* (21b)      PR Stirling    5-0-23-0
Usman Limbada    38* (62b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    5-0-12-0

24.1

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven hard to long-off

24.2

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

24.3

Dockrell to Hansra, no run

24.4

Dockrell to Hansra, no run, just blocked away before hitting the stumps

24.5

Dockrell to Hansra, 1 run, driven firmly to long-off

24.6

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run, cut away to point

End of over 25 (2 runs) Canada 108/3 (221 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 4.32, RRR: 8.84)
Usman Limbada    39* (64b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    6-0-14-0
AS Hansra    10* (25b)      PR Stirling    5-0-23-0

25.1

Stirling to Hansra, 1 run, flicked through a vacant midwicket region

25.2

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run, cut away into the offside

25.3

Stirling to Hansra, 1 run

25.4

Stirling to Usman Limbada, no run, tries a flashing drive but the inside edge goes down to a short third man

25.5

Stirling to Usman Limbada, 1 run, hacked out to the man in the deep in the offside

25.6

Stirling to Hansra, no run, played out to mid-on

End of over 26 (4 runs) Canada 112/3 (217 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 4.30, RRR: 9.04)
AS Hansra    12* (28b)      PR Stirling    6-0-27-0
Usman Limbada    41* (67b 5x4)      GH Dockrell    6-0-14-0

26.1

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run, cut away through the covers

26.2

Dockrell to Hansra, OUT, lovely piece of bowling as he completely deceives Hansra who tries to defends it but is beaten all ends up

AS Hansra b Dockrell 12 (29b 0x4 0x6) SR: 41.37

26.3

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, driven down the ground to long-off to get off the mark

26.4

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run

26.5

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, hit uppishly to cover

26.6

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, pushed back to the bowler

The run rate has gone past 9 an over, these two will have to do something special here

End of over 27 (3 runs) Canada 115/4 (214 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 9.30)
Rizwan Cheema    1* (3b)      GH Dockrell    7-0-17-1
Usman Limbada    43* (69b 5x4)      PR Stirling    6-0-27-0

27.1

Rankin to Usman Limbada, 1 wide, down the legside

27.1

Rankin to Usman Limbada, FOUR, in the slot and it's smacked over mid-off's head and to the boundary

27.2

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run, back of a length and it's defended

27.3

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run, defended into the covers

27.4

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run, just passes the outside edge, better stuff from Rankin

27.5

Rankin to Usman Limbada, 1 run, punched past point and the sweeper fields

27.6

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, no run, bouncer and the batsman ducks to avoid it

End of over 28 (6 runs) Canada 121/4 (208 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 4.32, RRR: 9.45)
Rizwan Cheema    1* (4b)      WB Rankin    6-0-40-0
Usman Limbada    48* (74b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    7-0-17-1

28.1

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run, blocked back to the bowler

28.2

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, 1 run, flicked into the legside and they run a quick single

28.3

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, flicked very fine and they get a couple

28.4

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run

28.5

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, just tapped into the legside and they scamper a run

28.6

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run, tries to flick it fine but does not connect

End of over 29 (4 runs) Canada 125/4 (204 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 4.31, RRR: 9.71)
Usman Limbada    49* (77b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    8-0-21-1
Rizwan Cheema    4* (7b)      WB Rankin    6-0-40-0

29.1

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, no run, short ball which hits the batsman on the arm

29.2

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, another short one, gets bat on it this time and they run a quick one in the offside

29.3

Rankin to Usman Limbada, no run, back of a length and it's pushed back to the bowler

29.4

Rankin to Usman Limbada, 1 run, flicked down to fine-leg and that's his fifty

29.5

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, short again, off the gloves this time and it races to the fine-leg boundary

29.6

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, cut away to point and they run a quick single

End of over 30 (7 runs) Canada 132/4 (197 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 4.40, RRR: 9.85)
Rizwan Cheema    10* (11b 1x4)      WB Rankin    7-0-47-0
Usman Limbada    50* (79b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    8-0-21-1

30.1

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, hacked away to backward point

30.2

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run, pushed back to the bowler

30.3

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, no run

30.4

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, driven straight down the ground, one bounce and four

30.5

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, played out to the sweeper in the offside

30.6

Dockrell to Usman Limbada, no run

End of over 31 (5 runs) Canada 137/4 (192 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 4.41, RRR: 10.10)
Usman Limbada    50* (80b 6x4)      GH Dockrell    9-0-26-1
Rizwan Cheema    15* (16b 2x4)      WB Rankin    7-0-47-0

31.1

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, quick single in the offside and there's an overthrow

31.2

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, no run, defended back to the bowler

31.3

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, guided down to third man

31.4

Rankin to Usman Limbada, OUT, the short stuff from Rankin finally brings a wicket, attempted hook over deep midwicket but he does not get all of it and Wilson comes in from the rope to take the catch

Usman Limbada c Wilson b Rankin 50 (81b 6x4 0x6) SR: 61.72

31.5

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, no run, again a shorter ball is defended into the legside

31.6

Rankin to Rizwan Cheema, no run, defended into the offside

End of over 32 (3 runs) Canada 140/5 (189 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 4.37, RRR: 10.50)
Rizwan Cheema    18* (21b 2x4)      WB Rankin    8-0-50-1
Hamza Tariq    0* (0b)      GH Dockrell    9-0-26-1

32.1

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, turned towards deep midwicket

32.2

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, pulled out to deep midwicket

32.3

Dockrell to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, going down leg and it's flicked to square leg

32.4

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run

32.5

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed back to the bowler

32.6

Dockrell to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, turned into the legside again and deep midwicket fields

End of over 33 (5 runs) Canada 145/5 (184 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 4.39, RRR: 10.82)
Hamza Tariq    2* (4b)      GH Dockrell    10-0-31-1
Rizwan Cheema    21* (23b 2x4)      WB Rankin    8-0-50-1

33.1

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, pushed out to point and he calls for one but is sent back, the stumps are hit but the batsman is just home

33.2

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, defended back to the bowler

33.3

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, no run, just passes the outside edge

33.4

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, 1 leg bye, turned to square leg off the pads

33.5

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, no run, slower ball which deceives the batsman, struck on the pads but well outside the line

33.6

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, whacked straight down the ground and Rankin comes from long-on to field

End of over 34 (2 runs) Canada 147/5 (182 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 4.32, RRR: 11.37)
Rizwan Cheema    22* (25b 2x4)      JF Mooney    3-0-5-1
Hamza Tariq    2* (8b)      GH Dockrell    10-0-31-1

34.1

Cusack to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, very thick edge down to third man, well stopped at the boundary by White

34.2

Cusack to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, driven loftily to long-on, think about a second but change their minds

34.3

Cusack to Hamza Tariq, no run, comes down the pitch, swings the bat but misses

34.4

Cusack to Hamza Tariq, no run, just pushed to backward point

34.5

Cusack to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, flicked to deep backward square leg

34.6

Cusack to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, pulled to long-on

End of over 35 (5 runs) Canada 152/5 (177 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 4.34, RRR: 11.80)
Rizwan Cheema    26* (28b 2x4)      AR Cusack    3-0-17-0
Hamza Tariq    3* (11b)      JF Mooney    3-0-5-1

35.1

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, short and he's hooked away to deep backward square leg

35.2

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, short and again he's hooked away, this time to cow corner and it's a maximum

35.3

Mooney to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, the dangerman goes and it's all down to Mooney who deceives the batsman with a slower ball, the shot isn't hard enough and Wilson comes from deep midwicket to grab his second catch

Rizwan Cheema c Wilson b Mooney 36 (31b 3x4 1x6) SR: 116.12

35.4

Mooney to Hamza Tariq, 1 run, hit in the air but safely drops before long-off

35.5

Mooney to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, well stopped at backward point by the Irish captain

35.6

Mooney to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, defended into the offside and they run a quick single

End of over 36 (12 runs) Canada 164/6 (165 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 4.55, RRR: 11.78)
Junaid Siddiqui    1* (2b)      JF Mooney    4-0-17-2
Hamza Tariq    4* (12b)      AR Cusack    3-0-17-0

36.1

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, driven gently to mid-off

36.2

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, very risky single taken to point, the throw misses and they get away with it

36.3

Cusack to Hamza Tariq, OUT, low full toss that's on line and it's lofted to long-on where the big man Rankin is under it

Hamza Tariq c KJ O'Brien b Cusack 4 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

36.4

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, defended into the covers

36.5

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, played out to deep midwicket

36.6

Cusack to Baidwan, no run, slower ball and it's pushed back to the bowler

End of over 37 (2 runs) Canada 166/7 (163 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.48, RRR: 12.53)
HS Baidwan    0* (1b)      AR Cusack    4-0-19-1
Junaid Siddiqui    3* (6b)      JF Mooney    4-0-17-2

37.1

Mooney to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, flicked towards deep midwicket

37.2

Mooney to Baidwan, no run, defended into the legside

37.3

Mooney to Baidwan, FOUR, short and the gloves are struck, it flies away to the fine-leg boundary

37.4

Mooney to Baidwan, no run

37.5

Mooney to Baidwan, no run, driven softly to mid-off

37.6

Mooney to Baidwan, no run, defended back to the bowler

End of over 38 (5 runs) Canada 171/7 (158 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 13.16)
HS Baidwan    4* (6b 1x4)      JF Mooney    5-0-22-2
Junaid Siddiqui    4* (7b)      AR Cusack    4-0-19-1

38.1

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, played back to the bowler

38.2

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 leg bye

38.3

Cusack to Baidwan, no run, just flicked into the legside

38.4

Cusack to Baidwan, 1 run, turned through midwicket for a single

38.5

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, bouncer, looked like a certain wide but nothing given

38.6

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 wide

38.6

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run

End of over 39 (3 runs) Canada 174/7 (155 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 4.46, RRR: 14.09)
Junaid Siddiqui    4* (11b)      AR Cusack    5-0-21-1
HS Baidwan    5* (8b 1x4)      JF Mooney    5-0-22-2

39.1

Mooney to Baidwan, 1 run, quick single taken to Kevin O'Brien at point

39.2

Mooney to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, flicked down to long-on

39.3

Mooney to Baidwan, no run, defended into the offside

39.4

Mooney to Baidwan, 2 runs, pulled in the air just over the jump of the man at midwicket

39.5

Mooney to Baidwan, OUT, another one goes as Baidwan tried to launch him down the ground but he grags it just enough to White at long-on

HS Baidwan c sub (AR White) b Mooney 8 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

39.6

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run, pushed to mid-on

End of over 40 (4 runs) Canada 178/8 (151 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 4.45, RRR: 15.10)
Khurram Chohan    0* (1b)      JF Mooney    6-0-26-3
Junaid Siddiqui    5* (12b)      AR Cusack    5-0-21-1

40.1

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, flicked into the legside

40.2

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, FOUR, whacked down to third man

40.3

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, driven down to long-on

40.4

Cusack to Khurram Chohan, no run, yorker that's dug out to the bowler

40.5

Cusack to Khurram Chohan, 1 run, turned through midwicket for a single

40.6

Cusack to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, driven firmly out to point

End of over 41 (6 runs) Canada 184/8 (145 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 4.48, RRR: 16.11)
Junaid Siddiqui    10* (16b 1x4)      AR Cusack    6-0-27-1
Khurram Chohan    1* (3b)      JF Mooney    6-0-26-3

41.1

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, 1 run, quick single taken to long-on

41.2

KJ O'Brien to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, just passes the outside edge

41.3

KJ O'Brien to Junaid Siddiqui, OUT, short and he pulls him but fails to clear White at mid-on who takes a good catch

Junaid Siddiqui c sub (AR White) b KJ O'Brien 10 (18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

41.4

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, 1 run, flciked off his legs to square leg for a single

41.5

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, no run, pushed back to the bowler

41.6

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, no run, driven into the covers

End of over 42 (2 runs) Canada 186/9 (143 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.42, RRR: 17.87)
Khurram Chohan    2* (6b)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-2-1
Zahid Hussain    1* (1b)      AR Cusack    6-0-27-1

42.1

Cusack to Zahid Hussain, no run, fuller delivery that's blocked into the offside

42.2

Cusack to Zahid Hussain, FOUR, just glanced down the legside to the fine-leg boundary

42.3

Cusack to Zahid Hussain, no run, defended into the covers

42.4

Cusack to Zahid Hussain, no run, low full toss which is played softly to mid-on

42.5

Cusack to Zahid Hussain, no run, comes close to finding the outside edge

42.6

Cusack to Zahid Hussain, 1 run, just driven backward of point and they get a single

End of over 43 (5 runs) Canada 191/9 (138 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 4.44, RRR: 19.71)
Zahid Hussain    6* (7b 1x4)      AR Cusack    7-0-32-1
Khurram Chohan    2* (6b)      KJ O'Brien    1-0-2-1

43.1

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run

43.2

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, defended to mid-on

43.3

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

43.4

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, short ball and the batsman ducks to avoid it

43.5

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, defended out to point

43.6

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, pushed into the covers

End of over 44 (maiden) Canada 191/9 (138 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 4.34, RRR: 23.00)
Zahid Hussain    6* (13b 1x4)      KJ O'Brien    2-1-2-1
Khurram Chohan    2* (6b)      AR Cusack    7-0-32-1

44.1

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run

44.2

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run, defended into the covers

44.3

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run, played off the back foot to mid-off

44.4

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, 1 run, steered down to third man

44.5

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, play and a miss outside the off-stump

44.6

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, almost finds the outside edge

Batting powerplay forced upon Canada

End of over 45 (1 run) Canada 192/9 (137 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 4.26, RRR: 27.40)
Zahid Hussain    6* (15b 1x4)      JF Mooney    7-0-27-3
Khurram Chohan    3* (10b)      KJ O'Brien    2-1-2-1

45.1

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, no run, pushed back to the bowler

45.2

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, no run, defended into the offside

45.3

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, no run, full ball which is dug out and Kevin O'Brien fields

45.4

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, 1 run, flicked to deep backward square leg

45.5

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, half hearted appeal for an outside edge

45.6

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, 1 run, cut away through the offside and third man comes round to field

End of over 46 (2 runs) Canada 194/9 (135 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 4.21, RRR: 33.75)
Zahid Hussain    7* (17b 1x4)      KJ O'Brien    3-1-4-1
Khurram Chohan    4* (14b)      JF Mooney    7-0-27-3

46.1

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, defended into the midwicket region

46.2

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, just evades the outside edge

46.3

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, pushed out to point

46.4

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, bouncer and the batsman ducks

46.5

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, again comes close to finding the outside edge

46.6

Mooney to Zahid Hussain, no run, played firmly to mid-on

End of over 47 (maiden) Canada 194/9 (135 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 4.12, RRR: 45.00)
Zahid Hussain    7* (23b 1x4)      JF Mooney    8-1-27-3
Khurram Chohan    4* (14b)      KJ O'Brien    3-1-4-1

47.1

KJ O'Brien to Khurram Chohan, 1 run, driven down the ground to long-on

47.2

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, swing and a miss outside the off-stump, the keeper is the only one who appeals

47.3

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

47.4

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, flashing drive but misses everything

47.5

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, pushed into the covers

47.6

KJ O'Brien to Zahid Hussain, no run, driven firmly to mid-off

End of over 48 (1 run) Canada 195/9 (134 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 4.06, RRR: 67.00)
Zahid Hussain    7* (28b 1x4)      KJ O'Brien    4-1-5-1
Khurram Chohan    5* (15b)      JF Mooney    8-1-27-3

48.1

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run, defended into the legside and mid-on comes in to field

48.2

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run

48.3

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, no run, played out to mid-off

48.4

Mooney to Khurram Chohan, OUT, lobs it up in the air and Dockrell running back at mid-on takes a good catch above his head and Ireland win by 133 runs.

Khurram Chohan c Dockrell b Mooney 5 (19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 26.31

So a very comfortable win for Ireland who never looked troubled. Canada were poor in all three skills of the game and they will hope to improve when the sides play again tomorrow. That match begins at the slightly earlier time of 10.15am so please join me for that. So from Conor Hayes in an overcast Clontarf, it's goodbye.

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Sep 19, 2011

Usman Limbada reaches his half-century, Ireland v Canada, Intercontinental Cup ODI, Dublin, September 19, 2011

Usman Limbada reaches his half-century

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Sep 19, 2011

John Mooney bowls Nitish Kumar, Ireland v Canada, Intercontinental Cup ODI, Dublin, September 19, 2011

John Mooney bowls Nitish Kumar

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