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

ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 - 46th match

Canada v United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

Welcome to King City for the second WCL encounter between Canada and UAE, the captains are out for the toss, conditions look good, we should start on time News from the centre is Canada is batting first

Toss was won by U.A.E.

Team News: Fro Canada, Gordon and Osinde are back in for Pervez and Nitish Kumar UAE is going in with the same team

Players are walking out Patel and Gunasekera will open for Canada, Naveed will take the new ball from the pavillion end

0.1

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, 1 wide, starts with a wide outside off, Hiral wanted throw his bat at it, but decides against it

0.1

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, 1 wide, left alone this time, still wide out side off

0.1

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run, Leaves it alone outside off

0.2

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, 1 run, Yorkers dug out to legside and quick single taken, good calling by the non-striker

0.3

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, 1 leg bye, comes in of middle but doing a little too much and may be high as well, they run a quick leg bye

0.4

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, FOUR, too full, Patel drives it over covers for four, bread and butter for him that length and width

0.5

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run, left alone

0.6

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, FOUR, width on offer again, Patel slashed hard at it, the balls goes over point for four more

End of over 1 (12 runs) Canada 12/0
H Patel    9* (5b 2x4)      Mohammad Naveed    1-0-11-0
R Gunasekera    0* (1b)     

1.1

Silva to Gunasekera, no run, that one ran right through him, skids of the surface and doesn't spin, Gunasekera played inside the line

1.2

Silva to Gunasekera, no run, defends it of the backfoot, that one bit and bounced

1.3

Silva to Gunasekera, 1 run, works it to leg side of his hips for a single, slower in the air to the leg side

1.4

Silva to Patel, no run, lots of bounce for the left arm spinner, kicks of middle stump

1.5

Silva to Patel, 1 run, full and a little too straight, Patel turns it to square leg

1.6

Silva to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back him, that back on a length, Ruvindu wanted to rock back and pull it but was late on it

End of over 2 (2 runs) Canada 14/0
R Gunasekera    1* (5b)      EHSN Silva    1-0-2-0
H Patel    10* (7b 2x4)      Mohammad Naveed    1-0-11-0

2.1

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, SIX, width to Hiral, throws everything at it, the ball sails of the sweeper cover fielder

2.2

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run, better length and line this time, forces Patel to leave it alone

2.3

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run, big swing a little short and wide, Hiral threw the sink at it, but doesn't connect

2.4

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run, left alone outside off, good start from Canada

2.5

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run, pokes at it this time, Naveed as found the spot for Hiral, closer to off stump, and a better lenth

2.6

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run

End of over 3 (6 runs) Canada 20/0
H Patel    16* (13b 2x4 1x6)      Mohammad Naveed    2-0-17-0
R Gunasekera    1* (5b)      EHSN Silva    1-0-2-0

3.1

Silva to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back, length ball on off stump from around the wicket

3.2

Silva to Gunasekera, 1 run, slog sweep from Gunasekera, didn't get enough on it, single to deep backward squareleg

3.3

Silva to Patel, no run, full outside off, that was a little quicker in the air, Hiral inside edges it to fine leg

3.4

Silva to Patel, no run, pushes it to point fielder, full outside off and slower in the air this time

3.5

Silva to Patel, no run, changes his pace again, this time he was flatter and on middle stump, Patel just defends it back

3.6

Silva to Patel, no run, too close to cut, Patel offers at it but doesn't connect

End of over 4 (1 run) Canada 21/0
H Patel    16* (17b 2x4 1x6)      EHSN Silva    2-0-3-0
R Gunasekera    2* (7b)      Mohammad Naveed    2-0-17-0

4.1

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, no run, Gunasekera goes for the expensive drive, moves away of the wicket

4.2

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, 1 leg bye, this one comes back in, Gunasekera wanted to pick it of his hips, but was late on it

4.3

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, 1 run, opens the face to third man

4.4

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, no run, nothing shot really, ball was outside off and moving away, Gunasekera was trying to go leg side, beaten

4.5

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, no run, leaves it alone

4.6

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, no run

End of over 5 (2 runs) Canada 23/0
R Gunasekera    2* (12b)      Mohammad Naveed    3-0-18-0
H Patel    17* (18b 2x4 1x6)      EHSN Silva    2-0-3-0

5.1

Silva to Patel, no run

5.2

Silva to Patel, FOUR, width offered by spinner, cut hard past point for four

5.3

Silva to Patel, no run, defends it fo the backfoot, length ball on middle stump

5.4

Silva to Patel, 1 run, closes the face to leg side for a quick single

5.5

Silva to Gunasekera, 1 wide, down the leg side to the left hander, that one really bounced though

5.5

Silva to Gunasekera, 2 runs, goes for the slow sweep again, doesn't connect well again, falls into no mans land

5.6

Silva to Gunasekera, no run, defends it back of the backfoot

End of over 6 (8 runs) Canada 31/0
R Gunasekera    4* (14b)      EHSN Silva    3-0-11-0
H Patel    22* (22b 3x4 1x6)      Mohammad Naveed    3-0-18-0

6.1

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, 1 run, that one kicks of a length, takes the glove to mid wicket, the run a single

6.2

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, no run, lots of carry for the bowler

6.3

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, FOUR, driven on the up right back past the bowler, the bat didn't sound too good but the ball just runs past the bowler

6.4

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, no run, goes for the pull and doesn't connect

6.5

Mohammad Naveed to Gunasekera, 1 run

6.6

Mohammad Naveed to Patel, no run

End of over 7 (6 runs) Canada 37/0
H Patel    23* (24b 3x4 1x6)      Mohammad Naveed    4-0-24-0
R Gunasekera    9* (18b 1x4)      EHSN Silva    3-0-11-0

7.1

Silva to Gunasekera, OUT, straight one, Ruvindu tries to defend it, nicks it to first slip

R Gunasekera c Khurram Khan b Silva 9 (19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

7.2

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run

7.3

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run

7.4

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run

7.5

Silva to Usman Limbada, 1 run, quick single to covers, loud shout for run out turned down

7.6

Silva to Patel, no run

End of over 8 (1 run) Canada 38/1
H Patel    23* (25b 3x4 1x6)      EHSN Silva    4-0-12-1
Usman Limbada    1* (4b)      Mohammad Naveed    4-0-24-0

8.1

Mohammad Naveed to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it to covers on the up, pitched just outside off on good length

8.2

Mohammad Naveed to Usman Limbada, no run, pushed it to behind square on the backfoot, straight to gully

8.3

Mohammad Naveed to Usman Limbada, no run, pushed to gully of the backfoot again, Limbada treated with a shorter length right now

8.4

Mohammad Naveed to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, darts that one back in of middle stump, Limbada gets an inside edge to fine leg

8.5

Mohammad Naveed to Usman Limbada, 2 runs, cuts it off his toes, rises with the ball, good looking shot but not enough on it to go all the way

8.6

Mohammad Naveed to Usman Limbada, 1 run, flicked of his legs for a single to fine leg, strays down the leg side on that occasion

End of over 9 (5 runs) Canada 43/1
Usman Limbada    6* (10b)      Mohammad Naveed    5-0-29-0
H Patel    23* (25b 3x4 1x6)      EHSN Silva    4-0-12-1

9.1

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it back to the bowler of the front foot

9.2

Silva to Usman Limbada, 1 run, went for the sweep, gloves it softly towards fine leg for a quick single

9.3

Silva to Patel, 3 runs, full Patel drives it over covers, that is the longest boundary, the ball didn't have enough legs

9.4

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run, driven to covers, loud no call by limbada

9.5

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run, arm ball, gets Limbada on the pad, just outside off

9.6

Silva to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it back to the bowler this time

End of over 10 (4 runs) Canada 47/1
Usman Limbada    7* (15b)      EHSN Silva    5-0-16-1
H Patel    26* (26b 3x4 1x6)      Mohammad Naveed    5-0-29-0

10.1

Amjad Javed to Patel, 1 run, defends it with soft hands and runs a quick single, good cricket

10.2

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to open covers region for a single

10.3

Amjad Javed to Patel, 1 leg bye

10.4

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, no run, driven back to mid off

10.5

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, FOUR, drives that full ball with great timming into the open cover region

10.6

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, no run, edges it but doesn't carry to first slip, that one moves away of a length

End of over 11 (7 runs) Canada 54/1
Usman Limbada    12* (19b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    1-0-6-0
H Patel    27* (28b 3x4 1x6)      EHSN Silva    5-0-16-1

11.1

Silva to Patel, 1 run, good running, defends it to point with soft hands, and rushes a quick single

11.2

Silva to Usman Limbada, 1 run, once again, works it into the cover point gap and completes an easy single

11.3

Silva to Patel, no run, straighter one just outside off, Patel wanted to cut it but it was too close

11.4

Silva to Patel, no run, defends it back

11.5

Silva to Patel, SIX, steps out and cracks it over long off, for a huge six

11.6

Silva to Patel, 2 runs, goes for it again, this time wide of the long off man, Ali was the man, he didn't go for the catch, Captain doesn't look happy with that approach

End of over 12 (10 runs) Canada 64/1
H Patel    36* (33b 3x4 2x6)      EHSN Silva    6-0-26-1
Usman Limbada    13* (20b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    1-0-6-0

12.1

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, no run, pushes it of the backfoot, straight to point

12.2

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, 1 run, opens the face of backfoot to third man region for a single

12.3

Amjad Javed to Patel, no run, defends it back to the bowler

12.4

Amjad Javed to Patel, no run

12.5

Amjad Javed to Patel, 1 run, cuts it to third man for a single

12.6

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, no run, Limbada goes hard at it, he doesn't connect

End of over 13 (2 runs) Canada 66/1
Usman Limbada    14* (23b 1x4)      Amjad Javed    2-0-8-0
H Patel    37* (36b 3x4 2x6)      EHSN Silva    6-0-26-1

13.1

Arshad Ali to Patel, no run

13.2

Arshad Ali to Patel, 1 run, single to third man

13.3

Arshad Ali to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

13.4

Arshad Ali to Patel, no run, straighter one by the leggie, bottom edge on to his back pad

13.5

Arshad Ali to Patel, 1 run, steps out and squeezes it to extra cover boundary

13.6

Arshad Ali to Usman Limbada, 3 runs, guides it behind point, cut off by the sweeper but not before the batsman come back for the third

End of over 14 (6 runs) Canada 72/1
Usman Limbada    18* (25b 1x4)      Arshad Ali    1-0-6-0
H Patel    39* (40b 3x4 2x6)      Amjad Javed    2-0-8-0

14.1

Amjad Javed to Usman Limbada, 1 run, punched of the backfoot to extra cover

14.2

Amjad Javed to Patel, FOUR, good old slog to cow corner, works almost everytime, mid on chases it but to no avail

14.3

Amjad Javed to Patel, no run, beaten outside off, that one cut away of the wicket, Patel pokes at it

14.4

Amjad Javed to Patel, FOUR, pitched it up, Patel launches it right over the bowlers head

14.5

Amjad Javed to Patel, no run, leaves it alone, cautiously, good come back from the bowler

14.6

Amjad Javed to Patel, no run, leaves it alone, that one was just outside off

End of over 15 (9 runs) Canada 81/1
H Patel    47* (45b 5x4 2x6)      Amjad Javed    3-0-17-0
Usman Limbada    19* (26b 1x4)      Arshad Ali    1-0-6-0

15.1

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, full and wide outside off, that was there to hit, Limbada not happy with himself

15.2

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it back this time, better line and length, that right on off stump

15.3

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it of the backfoot, Patel wanted the run, Limbada sent him back

15.4

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, works it to the leg side but straight to mid wicket

15.5

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, full and flat, Limbada punches it right back at him

15.6

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, glances it straight to square leg this time, first maiden of the day

End of over 16 (maiden) Canada 81/1
Usman Limbada    19* (32b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    1-1-0-0
H Patel    47* (45b 5x4 2x6)      Amjad Javed    3-0-17-0

16.1

Khurram Khan to Patel, no run, driven to point

16.2

Khurram Khan to Patel, no run, driven back to mid off, tighter bowling now from U.A.E.

16.3

Khurram Khan to Patel, SIX, outta here ! full and Patel smokes it over the bowlers head for a big 6

16.4

Khurram Khan to Patel, OUT, and gone right after his 50, skipper adjusted his length and beats him in flight, Shakoor does the rest

H Patel st †Abdul Shakoor b Khurram Khan 53 (50b 5x4 3x6) SR: 106.00

That was not required, but we have seen that before from Canada, he looked set for a big one but throws it away, Bagai walks in

Match State: Drinks

16.5

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run

End of over 17 (6 runs) Canada 87/2
A Bagai    0* (1b)      Khurram Khan    1-0-6-1
Usman Limbada    19* (32b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    1-1-0-0

17.1

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run

17.2

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, yes and no between Bagai and Limbada, Bagai turning down single that the youngsters were stealing

17.3

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run

17.4

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, 1 run

17.5

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run

17.6

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run

End of over 18 (2 runs) Canada 89/2
Usman Limbada    20* (37b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    2-1-2-0
A Bagai    1* (2b)      Khurram Khan    1-0-6-1

18.1

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, Sweeps but but straight to fine leg

18.2

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, defends it back of the front foot, middle and leg line by the left armer

18.3

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, driven to covers

18.4

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run

18.5

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, arm ball, inside edged to fine leg for a single

18.6

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, play and a miss as he went for the drive outside off, some turn on that occasion

End of over 19 (1 run) Canada 90/2
Usman Limbada    20* (38b 1x4)      Khurram Khan    2-0-7-1
A Bagai    2* (7b)      Rohan Mustafa    2-1-2-0

19.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 2 runs

19.2

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

19.3

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run, defends it back

19.4

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run, works of the hips just wide of square leg for a single

19.5

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, driven to covers

19.6

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, too close to cut, limbada tried to force it, but it wasn't there

End of over 20 (3 runs) Canada 93/2
Usman Limbada    20* (40b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    3-1-5-0
A Bagai    5* (11b)      Khurram Khan    2-0-7-1

20.1

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, swept square of the wicket for a single to deep square leg

20.2

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, steps out and drives it on the up, good stop by the bowler to cut the single

20.3

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, beaten by spin, good ball ! Limbada surprised by the spin

20.4

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, single turned down by Bagai, Limbada not happy with that

20.5

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it to point, again run declined

20.6

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, cuts it to extra cover for a single

End of over 21 (2 runs) Canada 95/2
Usman Limbada    21* (45b 1x4)      Khurram Khan    3-0-9-1
A Bagai    6* (12b)      Rohan Mustafa    3-1-5-0

21.1

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, driven to mid wicket

21.2

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, steps out and tries to sweep it, pressure showing now

21.3

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, straight to the fielder, these two are rushing through the overs with no runs being given

21.4

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

21.5

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run, worked of the hips, just wide of square leg, Mustafa not happy with effort by Azam at square leg

21.6

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, punched striaght to covers, another good over

End of over 22 (2 runs) Canada 97/2
Usman Limbada    22* (50b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    4-1-7-0
A Bagai    7* (13b)      Khurram Khan    3-0-9-1

22.1

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, steps out to reach for it but beaten in flight just drags his foot back

22.2

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, Bagai wanted to sweep him, but the ball wasn't there

22.3

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run

22.4

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, inside edge to square leg, Limbada struggling to rotate the strike

22.5

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, 3 runs, cut away behind square, good covering by the sweeper to stop the boundary

22.6

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, defends it back of the front foot

End of over 23 (4 runs) Canada 101/2
A Bagai    8* (17b)      Khurram Khan    4-0-13-1
Usman Limbada    25* (52b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    4-1-7-0

23.1

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, pushed back to the bowler

23.2

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, wanted to sweep him but he slowed it down

23.3

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, straight to mid wicket

23.4

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, misses the cut shot, that was quicker through the air

23.5

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it to point, not run again

23.6

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, Limbada wanted the single, Bagai sends him back again, excellent stuff by Mustafa

End of over 24 (maiden) Canada 101/2
Usman Limbada    25* (58b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    5-2-7-0
A Bagai    8* (17b)      Khurram Khan    4-0-13-1

24.1

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, worked of his hips for a single to short fine

24.2

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, pushed right back at the bowler

24.3

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, defends it back again

24.4

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, tries to cut but nothing there, bottom edge to mid wicket

24.5

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, plays it with hard hands, goes back in the air

24.6

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, works it to mid wicket, no run again

End of over 25 (1 run) Canada 102/2
Usman Limbada    25* (63b 1x4)      Khurram Khan    5-0-14-1
A Bagai    9* (18b)      Rohan Mustafa    5-2-7-0

25.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 wide, quicker one but down the leg side, Bagai almost over balanced

25.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 3 runs, cuts it between cover and point, long boundary that, they come back for three

25.2

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, 1 run, steps out to reach the pitch, but doesn't make it inside edge to square leg for a single

25.3

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run, Bagai works it straight to square leg

25.4

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run, quick and flat on off stump, defends it back to the bowler

25.5

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run, works it to mid wicket, runs have certainly dried up

25.6

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run, defends it back again, slower in the air, 5 in that over

End of over 26 (5 runs) Canada 107/2
A Bagai    12* (23b)      Rohan Mustafa    6-2-12-0
Usman Limbada    26* (64b 1x4)      Khurram Khan    5-0-14-1

26.1

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run, opens the face to third man

26.2

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper cover for a single

26.3

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, driven back to the bowler

26.4

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 3 runs, cut to sweeper boundary again

26.5

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run

26.6

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, no run

End of over 27 (4 runs) Canada 111/2
Usman Limbada    27* (68b 1x4)      Khurram Khan    6-0-18-1
A Bagai    15* (25b)      Rohan Mustafa    6-2-12-0

27.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run

27.2

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, steps out and drives it straight to extra cover

27.3

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, 1 run, sweeps it to deep backward square leg for a single

27.4

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run, driven to long on

27.5

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, no run, punched back of the backfoot, that ball was short enough to be pulled

27.6

Rohan Mustafa to Usman Limbada, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

End of over 28 (4 runs) Canada 115/2
Usman Limbada    29* (72b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    7-2-16-0
A Bagai    17* (27b)      Khurram Khan    6-0-18-1

28.1

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, works it to square leg for a single

28.2

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper cover

28.3

Khurram Khan to Usman Limbada, 1 run, punched to long on of the backfoot

28.4

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, faster one, stretches for it, but misses

28.5

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, tries to late cut it this time, doesn't connect

28.6

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, opens the face to third man for a single

End of over 29 (4 runs) Canada 119/2
A Bagai    19* (31b)      Khurram Khan    7-0-22-1
Usman Limbada    31* (74b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    7-2-16-0

29.1

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run

29.2

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, 1 run

29.3

Nasir Aziz to Usman Limbada, no run

29.4

Nasir Aziz to Usman Limbada, no run

29.5

Nasir Aziz to Usman Limbada, no run

29.6

Nasir Aziz to Usman Limbada, OUT

Usman Limbada b Nasir Aziz 31 (78b 1x4 0x6) SR: 39.74

End of over 30 (5 runs) Canada 120/3
     Nasir Aziz    1-0-1-1
A Bagai    20* (33b)      Khurram Khan    7-0-22-1

30.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

30.2

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run

30.3

Rohan Mustafa to Daesrath, no run

30.4

Rohan Mustafa to Daesrath, 1 run

30.5

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

30.6

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

End of over 31 (2 runs) Canada 122/3
A Bagai    21* (37b)      Rohan Mustafa    8-2-18-0
D Daesrath    1* (2b)      Nasir Aziz    1-0-1-1

31.1

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

31.2

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

31.3

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

31.4

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

31.5

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

31.6

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

End of over 32 (maiden) Canada 122/3
D Daesrath    1* (8b)      Nasir Aziz    2-1-1-1
A Bagai    21* (37b)      Rohan Mustafa    8-2-18-0

32.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

32.2

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 2 runs

32.3

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

32.4

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

32.5

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, 1 run

32.6

Rohan Mustafa to Daesrath, no run

End of over 33 (3 runs) Canada 125/3
D Daesrath    1* (9b)      Rohan Mustafa    9-2-21-0
A Bagai    24* (42b)      Nasir Aziz    2-1-1-1

33.1

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run, went to sweep that, takes his forearm and pops up to the keeper, U.A.E. thought the gloved it

33.2

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run, pushes it to point, Daesrath refuses the single

33.3

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run, sweeps it straight to fine leg

33.4

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, 1 run

33.5

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run

End of over 34 (1 run) Canada 126/3
D Daesrath    1* (10b)      Nasir Aziz    3-1-2-1
A Bagai    25* (46b)      Rohan Mustafa    9-2-21-0

34.1

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

34.2

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

34.3

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, FOUR, cuts it for four

34.4

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run, Bagai wants to sweep again doesn't connect

34.5

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

34.6

Rohan Mustafa to Bagai, no run

Powerplay Time Folks !

End of over 35 (4 runs) Canada 130/3
A Bagai    29* (52b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    10-2-25-0
D Daesrath    1* (10b)      Nasir Aziz    3-1-2-1

35.1

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run, works it to square leg

35.2

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run, went for the slow sweep, goes through his shot early

35.3

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run, doosra ! pushed it fast too, Daesrath caught on the backfoot

35.4

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run, Bagai takes off and ten sends Daesrath back, that was not a run but it was always Bagai's sends him back

35.5

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run, again ! cuts it to backward point, again Bagai sends him back, this was a certain single

35.6

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, no run, pulls it straight to square leg

So much for Powerplay excitement

End of over 36 (maiden) Canada 130/3
D Daesrath    1* (16b)      Nasir Aziz    4-2-2-1
A Bagai    29* (52b 1x4)      Rohan Mustafa    10-2-25-0

36.1

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run

36.2

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, single to third man

36.3

Khurram Khan to Daesrath, 1 run, worked to fine leg for a single

36.4

Khurram Khan to Bagai, FOUR, reverse sweep ! over point for four, good improvisation

36.5

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, defends it back

36.6

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, defends it back

End of over 37 (6 runs) Canada 136/3
A Bagai    34* (57b 2x4)      Khurram Khan    8-0-28-1
D Daesrath    2* (17b)      Nasir Aziz    4-2-2-1

37.1

Nasir Aziz to Daesrath, OUT, gone, succumbs to the pressure, went for a wild slog sweep, top edges it to mid wicket

D Daesrath c Arshad Ali b Nasir Aziz 2 (18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

Aziz doing the damage again

37.2

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run

37.3

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run

37.4

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, 1 run

37.5

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run

37.6

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run

End of over 38 (1 run) Canada 137/4
AS Hansra    0* (2b)      Nasir Aziz    5-2-3-2
A Bagai    35* (60b 2x4)      Khurram Khan    8-0-28-1

38.1

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run

38.2

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, goes back into the crease and defends it back to the bowler

38.3

Khurram Khan to Bagai, no run, darts that one in again, defends it back

38.4

Khurram Khan to Bagai, 1 run, cut in front of square for a single

38.5

Khurram Khan to Hansra, no run, pushed to mid wicket for no runs

38.6

Khurram Khan to Hansra, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off for a single

End of over 39 (2 runs) Canada 139/4
AS Hansra    1* (4b)      Khurram Khan    9-0-30-1
A Bagai    36* (64b 2x4)      Nasir Aziz    5-2-3-2

39.1

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, 2 runs, thick edge goes fine of short third man for a double

39.2

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, good stop from the senior man, Ali at mid wicket to cut the single

39.3

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, defends it right back, Aziz in the middle of a great spell

39.4

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, works it to square leg

39.5

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, opens the face to short third man

39.6

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, defends it back to covers

11 runs in the Powerplay, so much for Power

End of over 40 (2 runs) Canada 141/4
AS Hansra    3* (10b)      Nasir Aziz    6-2-5-2
A Bagai    36* (64b 2x4)      Khurram Khan    9-0-30-1

40.1

Silva to Bagai, no run, makes room, but he darts in right into his feet

40.2

Silva to Bagai, 1 run, cuts it to sweeper cover this time

40.3

Silva to Hansra, no run, spin and bounce, beaten all ends up

40.4

Silva to Hansra, no run, goes on the backfoot, Silva darts it full and straight

40.5

Silva to Hansra, no run

40.6

Silva to Hansra, 1 run, single to covers

End of over 41 (2 runs) Canada 143/4
AS Hansra    4* (14b)      EHSN Silva    7-0-28-1
A Bagai    37* (66b 2x4)      Nasir Aziz    6-2-5-2

41.1

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, 1 run, driven to long on

41.2

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, 1 run, quick single to point region, poor through or Hansra might have been in trouble

41.3

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, defends it back this time

41.4

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, 2 runs, ouch, hard sweep to square leg, dropped and that caught him on the wrist that stings !

41.5

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, no run, cuts it to short third man, Bagai doesn't want the single

41.6

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, 1 run, works it to fine leg for a single

End of over 42 (5 runs) Canada 148/4
AS Hansra    8* (19b)      Nasir Aziz    7-2-10-2
A Bagai    38* (67b 2x4)      EHSN Silva    7-0-28-1

42.1

Silva to Hansra, no run, Hansra wanted to sweep that but it wasnt on

42.2

Silva to Hansra, no run, Hansra goes for the sweep bottom edge to his toe

42.3

Silva to Hansra, no run, late cut but straight to third man

42.4

Silva to Hansra, no run, makes room but he darts it into middle stump bottom edges the cut

42.5

Silva to Hansra, no run

42.6

Silva to Hansra, 1 run, single to covers

Match State: Drinks Drinks being taken in the 43rd over, shows how fast they rushed through the overs

End of over 43 (1 run) Canada 149/4
AS Hansra    9* (25b)      EHSN Silva    8-0-29-1
A Bagai    38* (67b 2x4)      Nasir Aziz    7-2-10-2

43.1

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, FOUR, sweeps it square wide of mid wicket for four, welcome boundary for Canada

43.2

Nasir Aziz to Hansra, 1 run

43.3

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run

43.4

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run, driven straight to covers

43.5

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, no run, steps out and defends it right back

43.6

Nasir Aziz to Bagai, OUT, gone ! trying to reverse sweep again, to edges it to short third man

A Bagai c Amjad Javed b Nasir Aziz 38 (71b 2x4 0x6) SR: 53.52

End of over 44 (5 runs) Canada 154/5
     Nasir Aziz    8-2-15-3
AS Hansra    14* (27b 1x4)      EHSN Silva    8-0-29-1

44.1

Silva to Hansra, 2 runs, goes for the big slog sweep top edges it over the keepers head for a double

44.2

Silva to Hansra, OUT, goes arial but fails to clear the cover fielder, Mustafa tracks back and takes it

AS Hansra c Rohan Mustafa b Silva 16 (29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.17

44.3

Silva to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, driven to long off

44.4

Silva to Baidwan, 1 run, works it into the gap at mid on region for a single

44.5

Silva to Rizwan Cheema, no run, quicker one pushed through, shout for lbw turned down

44.6

Silva to Rizwan Cheema, no run, steps out and drives it back to the bowler

End of over 45 (4 runs) Canada 158/6
Rizwan Cheema    1* (3b)      EHSN Silva    9-0-33-2
HS Baidwan    1* (1b)      Nasir Aziz    8-2-15-3

45.1

Nasir Aziz to Baidwan, 1 run, closes the face to square leg for a single

45.2

Nasir Aziz to Rizwan Cheema, 2 runs, puched of the backfoot for a double to mid off

45.3

Nasir Aziz to Rizwan Cheema, OUT, Cheema goes now, slogs it right down the throat of deep mid wicket

Rizwan Cheema c Shaiman Anwar b Nasir Aziz 3 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

45.4

Nasir Aziz to Baidwan, 1 run, sweeps it to fine leg for a single

45.5

Nasir Aziz to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, faster one, beats the bat

45.6

Nasir Aziz to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, defends it to mid wicket

End of over 46 (4 runs) Canada 162/7
Junaid Siddiqui    0* (2b)      Nasir Aziz    9-2-19-4
HS Baidwan    3* (3b)      EHSN Silva    9-0-33-2

46.1

Silva to Baidwan, 1 run, single to mid wicket, Baidwan nudges it of the backfoot

46.2

Silva to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, driven to mid off for a single

46.3

Silva to Baidwan, OUT, lofts it down the throat of long on, Javed makes no mistake

HS Baidwan c Amjad Javed b Silva 4 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

46.4

Silva to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, beaten with spin and bounce

46.5

Silva to Junaid Siddiqui, 2 runs, driven in the air just past point for a double

46.6

Silva to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, pushed back to the bowler, end of a solid spell by Silva

End of over 47 (4 runs) Canada 166/8
Junaid Siddiqui    3* (6b)      EHSN Silva    10-0-37-3
H Osinde    0* (0b)      Nasir Aziz    9-2-19-4

47.1

Nasir Aziz to Osinde, no run, slow sweep attempted by Big H, all air

47.2

Nasir Aziz to Osinde, no run, doosra, Osinde pokes at in unusually, beats the outside edge

47.3

Nasir Aziz to Osinde, no run, beats the outside edge once again, Henry pokes

47.4

Nasir Aziz to Osinde, 1 run, full outside off, Henry drives it to long off

47.5

Nasir Aziz to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, defends it back of the front foot

47.6

Nasir Aziz to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, sweeps it striaght to fine leg, end of a fine spell by Aziz, he has 9 wickets in 2 games

End of over 48 (1 run) Canada 167/8
Junaid Siddiqui    3* (8b)      Nasir Aziz    10-2-20-4
H Osinde    1* (4b)      EHSN Silva    10-0-37-3

48.1

Khurram Khan to Osinde, 1 run, works it to square leg for a single

48.2

Khurram Khan to Junaid Siddiqui, SIX, steps out and launches it over long off, great hit by Siddiqui

48.3

Khurram Khan to Junaid Siddiqui, 1 run, single to third man, quick single, 3 ball to go for Henry

48.4

Khurram Khan to Osinde, no run, defends it back, Osinde doing well to stay with Siddiqui

48.5

Khurram Khan to Osinde, no run

48.6

Khurram Khan to Osinde, no run, slog sweep attepted again, Henry doesn't connect

U.A.E. was quick to realize that spin is the way to go, Canada on the other hand going with 3 fast bowler

End of over 49 (8 runs) Canada 175/8
H Osinde    2* (8b)      Khurram Khan    10-0-38-1
Junaid Siddiqui    10* (10b 1x6)      Nasir Aziz    10-2-20-4

49.1

Arshad Ali to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, fires that one into his feet, Siddiqui trys to dig it out

49.2

Arshad Ali to Junaid Siddiqui, no run, tried to paddle that one, misses out again

49.3

Arshad Ali to Junaid Siddiqui, 2 runs, over covers, mis hit for a double

49.4

Arshad Ali to Junaid Siddiqui, OUT, Siddiqui holds out at long off now, he had to go for it fails to clear

Junaid Siddiqui c Mohammad Azam b Arshad Ali 12 (14b 0x4 1x6) SR: 85.71

49.5

Arshad Ali to Osinde, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

49.6

Arshad Ali to Gordon, 1 run, Gordon smokes it right down the ground and catches the umpire on the leg, that was a certain four

42 overs of spin today, Canada has gone in with a pace dominated attack, looks to be an easy chase for U.A.E., I will back after Lunch Match State: Innings Break

End of over 50 (4 runs) Canada 179/9
JOA Gordon    1* (1b)      Arshad Ali    2-0-10-1
H Osinde    3* (9b)      Khurram Khan    10-0-38-1
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Ashish Bagai slog sweeps the ball, Canada v UAE, ICC World Cricket League Championship, King City, August 8, 2013

Ashish Bagai slog sweeps the ball

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Hiral Patel lofts the ball during his half-century, Canada v UAE, ICC World Cricket League Championship, King City, August 8, 2013

Hiral Patel lofts the ball during his half-century

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