ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 10th match, Group A

Canada v Papua New Guinea

Canada won by 6 runs

0.1

Gavera to Gunasekera, FOUR, onto the leg stump, eases it past the square leg fielder into the boundary

0.2

Gavera to Gunasekera, no run

0.3

Gavera to Gunasekera, 1 wide

0.3

Gavera to Gunasekera, 1 run, pushed to mid on, quick single

0.4

Gavera to Patel, 1 wide

0.4

Gavera to Patel, no run, wide and full outside offstump, batsman tries to slash it hard, misses it

0.5

Gavera to Patel, no run, short of good length, goes back and defends it

0.6

Gavera to Patel, FOUR, gives himself room and eases it between cover and point for a boundary

End of over 1 (11 runs) Canada 11/0
H Patel    4* (3b 1x4)      WT Gavera    1-0-11-0
R Gunasekera    5* (3b 1x4)     

1.1

Areni to Gunasekera, FOUR, full length, drives it handsomely between covers and midoff

1.2

Areni to Gunasekera, no run, good length delivery, forward defense

1.3

Areni to Gunasekera, no run, good length delivery, ruvindu goes for an expansive drive, misses it

1.4

Areni to Gunasekera, no run, drops it with softhands, fielder quick to gather the ball, prevents a single

1.5

Areni to Gunasekera, no run, full toss, connects it but straight to mid off

1.6

Areni to Gunasekera, FOUR, full delivery, goes over cover

End of over 2 (8 runs) Canada 19/0
R Gunasekera    13* (9b 3x4)      H Areni    1-0-8-0
H Patel    4* (3b 1x4)      WT Gavera    1-0-11-0

2.1

Gavera to Patel, no run, batsman opens up, clears the left leg and hits it hard but straight t the fielder

2.2

Gavera to Patel, FOUR, in the slot, lifts it over mid on

2.3

Gavera to Patel, FOUR, clears his left leg and the ball oozes past the mid off fielder

2.4

Gavera to Patel, 1 wide

2.4

Gavera to Patel, 1 run, guides it to third man

2.5

Gavera to Gunasekera, 1 leg bye, onto the legs, tries to smash it, missed opputunity

2.6

Gavera to Patel, FOUR, glides it thirdman

End of over 3 (15 runs) Canada 34/0
H Patel    17* (8b 4x4)      WT Gavera    2-0-25-0
R Gunasekera    13* (10b 3x4)      H Areni    1-0-8-0

3.1

Areni to Gunasekera, no run, yorker length, well dug out

3.2

Areni to Gunasekera, FOUR, yorker length, Ruvindu tries to drive it through the cover, gets an inside edge

3.3

Areni to Gunasekera, OUT, good length delivery, tries to pull off the front foot,gets a bottom edge onto the stumps

R Gunasekera b Areni 17 (13b 4x4 0x6) SR: 130.76

3.4

Areni to Kumar, no run, good length delivery, pitching middle and leg, tries to whip it, misses

3.5

Areni to Kumar, no run, gets a leading edge to covers

3.6

Areni to Kumar, no run, pitching middle and leg, wraps on the pads, loud shout, turned down

End of over 4 (4 runs) Canada 38/1
NR Kumar    0* (3b)      H Areni    2-0-12-1
H Patel    17* (8b 4x4)      WT Gavera    2-0-25-0

4.1

Dai to Patel, no run, forward defense

4.2

Dai to Patel, FOUR, good length delivery, itish dances down the track and lifts it over mid on

4.3

Dai to Patel, 2 runs, quicker delivery, plays it to square leg, good running

4.4

Dai to Patel, no run

4.5

Dai to Patel, no run, full length delivery, hit straight to cover

4.6

Dai to Patel, FOUR, full delivery, hits it over mid off's head for a boundary

End of over 5 (10 runs) Canada 48/1
H Patel    27* (14b 6x4)      MD Dai    1-0-10-0
NR Kumar    0* (3b)      H Areni    2-0-12-1

5.1

Dikana to Kumar, no run, forward defense

5.2

Dikana to Kumar, 1 run, drives it to long off

5.3

Dikana to Patel, no run

5.4

Dikana to Patel, 1 run

5.5

Dikana to Kumar, FOUR, lofts it over mid off

5.6

Dikana to Kumar, 1 wide

5.6

Dikana to Kumar, no run

End of over 6 (7 runs) Canada 55/1
NR Kumar    5* (7b 1x4)      R Dikana    1-0-7-0
H Patel    28* (16b 6x4)      MD Dai    1-0-10-0

6.1

Dai to Patel, no run

6.2

Dai to Patel, no run

6.3

Dai to Patel, 1 run

6.4

Dai to Kumar, no run

6.5

Dai to Kumar, FOUR

6.6

Dai to Kumar, 1 run, pushes it to long off

End of over 7 (6 runs) Canada 61/1
NR Kumar    10* (10b 2x4)      MD Dai    2-0-16-0
H Patel    29* (19b 6x4)      R Dikana    1-0-7-0

7.1

Dikana to Kumar, 1 run, full delivery onto the pads, gets a inside edge to fine leg

7.2

Dikana to Patel, no run

7.3

Dikana to Patel, 2 runs, pushes it to vacant mid wicket, scampers for a second

7.4

Dikana to Patel, 3 runs, straying onto the legs, hits it to midwicket, complete 3 runs

7.5

Dikana to Kumar, 1 run, glides it to third man

7.6

Dikana to Patel, no run, pitching middle and leg, hits it straight to mid wicket fielder

End of over 8 (7 runs) Canada 68/1
H Patel    34* (23b 6x4)      R Dikana    2-0-14-0
NR Kumar    12* (12b 2x4)      MD Dai    2-0-16-0

8.1

Dai to Kumar, FOUR, well flighted delivery, tries to play iside out, gets an outside egde to thirdman boundary

8.2

Dai to Kumar, 1 run, pushes it to long on

8.3

Dai to Patel, no run, well flighted delivery, guides it to third man, straight to the fielder

8.4

Dai to Patel, OUT, well flighted delivery, pitching middle and spinning in, Hiral gets beaten on the inside, well takees by the keeper and removes the bails

H Patel st †Vare b Dai 34 (25b 6x4 0x6) SR: 136.00

8.5

Dai to Rizwan Cheema, no run, pushes it to covers

8.6

Dai to Rizwan Cheema, no run, straighter one, bounces off good length, tries to guide it to third man, misses it

End of over 9 (5 runs) Canada 73/2
Rizwan Cheema    0* (2b)      MD Dai    3-0-21-1
NR Kumar    17* (14b 3x4)      R Dikana    2-0-14-0

9.1

Kila to Kumar, no run, good length delivery, forward defense

9.2

Kila to Kumar, 1 run, pushed to long on, tries for a second but refused by Cheema

9.3

Kila to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, full delivery, lofts it over the bowlers head and into the boundary

9.4

Kila to Rizwan Cheema, SIX, full delivery, smashes it over long off for a massive hit

9.5

Kila to Rizwan Cheema, FOUR, another full delivery, a bit quicker, hits to to long on boundary

9.6

Kila to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, pushes it to vacant square leg

End of over 10 (16 runs) Canada 89/2
Rizwan Cheema    15* (6b 2x4 1x6)      J Kila    1-0-16-0
NR Kumar    18* (16b 3x4)      MD Dai    3-0-21-1

10.1

Amini to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run, good length delivery, pushes it to sweeper cover

10.2

Amini to Kumar, 1 run

10.3

Amini to Rizwan Cheema, 1 run

10.4

Amini to Kumar, 1 run, OUT

Rizwan Cheema run out 17 (9b 2x4 1x6) SR: 188.88

10.5

Amini to Rizwan Cheema, OUT

Rizwan Cheema run out 17 (9b 2x4 1x6) SR: 188.88

10.6

Amini to Hansra, 1 run, pushes it to long on

End of over 11 (5 runs) Canada 94/3
AS Hansra    1* (1b)      CR Amini    1-0-5-0
NR Kumar    20* (18b 3x4)      J Kila    1-0-16-0

11.1

Kila to Hansra, 1 run

11.2

Kila to Kumar, no run

11.3

Kila to Kumar, no run

11.4

Kila to Kumar, 2 runs

11.5

Kila to Kumar, no run

11.6

Kila to Kumar, no run, guides it to third man, straight to the fielder

End of over 12 (3 runs) Canada 97/3
NR Kumar    22* (23b 3x4)      J Kila    2-0-19-0
AS Hansra    2* (2b)      CR Amini    1-0-5-0

12.1

Amini to Hansra, no run, good length, middle off, plays it back to the bowler

12.2

Amini to Hansra, 1 run, slower deliver well pitched up,Hansra fails to read it, miss times it, falls short of long off fielder

12.3

Amini to Kumar, no run

12.4

Amini to Kumar, no run, well bowled yorker, digs it out but straight to mid wicket

12.5

Amini to Kumar, FOUR, full toss, eases it psat the cover fielder

12.6

Amini to Kumar, 2 runs, slogs it to midwicket fielder, close call at the non strikers end

End of over 13 (7 runs) Canada 104/3
NR Kumar    28* (27b 4x4)      CR Amini    2-0-12-0
AS Hansra    3* (4b)      J Kila    2-0-19-0

13.1

Kent to Hansra, SIX, in the slot, Hansra slogs it over the midwicket

13.2

Kent to Hansra, FOUR, full delivery, connects well, crashes into the long on boundary

13.3

Kent to Hansra, 2 runs, lofts it over the bowlers head, good running

13.4

Kent to Hansra, no run

13.5

Kent to Hansra, 2 runs, well flighted delivery, tries to go over the covers, gets an outside edge to the deep point fielder

13.6

Kent to Hansra, 1 run, pushes it to mid wicket

End of over 14 (15 runs) Canada 119/3
AS Hansra    18* (10b 1x4 1x6)      CN Kent    1-0-15-0
NR Kumar    28* (27b 4x4)      CR Amini    2-0-12-0

14.1

Amini to Hansra, FOUR, slower ball, lands on the full, flicks it past the square leg fielder

14.2

Amini to Hansra, no run, played it back to the bowler

14.3

Amini to Hansra, OUT, pitching offstump, nipping back, takes the leg stump

AS Hansra b Amini 22 (13b 2x4 1x6) SR: 169.23

14.4

Amini to Gordon, no run, slower ball, gets an outside edge

14.5

Amini to Gordon, 1 run, slow ball , pushes it to long off

14.6

Amini to Kumar, no run

End of over 15 (5 runs) Canada 124/4
NR Kumar    28* (28b 4x4)      CR Amini    3-0-17-1
TG Gordon    1* (2b)      CN Kent    1-0-15-0

15.1

Kent to Gordon, 1 run, pushes it to long off

15.2

Kent to Kumar, no run, full delivery, cross bats it to mid wicket, wild slog

15.3

Kent to Kumar, 2 runs, goes inside out over covers, good running

15.4

Kent to Kumar, 1 run, pushes it to long off

15.5

Kent to Gordon, no run, good length delivery, outside offstump, tries to crash it through covers, misses it

15.6

Kent to Gordon, 2 runs, full outside offstump, square drives it past the point fielder

End of over 16 (6 runs) Canada 130/4
TG Gordon    4* (5b)      CN Kent    2-0-21-0
NR Kumar    31* (31b 4x4)      CR Amini    3-0-17-1

16.1

Dai to Kumar, FOUR, goes inside out, lofts it over the cover fielder

16.2

Dai to Kumar, no run, tries a reverse sweep, misses it completely

16.3

Dai to Kumar, 1 run, sweeps, gets a leading edge, falls short of the fine leg fielder

16.4

Dai to Gordon, no run, pitching middle leg, goes on with the arm, Tyson plays a sweep, misse sit'

16.5

Dai to Gordon, 1 run, pushes it to cover

16.6

Dai to Kumar, no run, hits it straight to cover

End of over 17 (6 runs) Canada 136/4
NR Kumar    36* (35b 5x4)      MD Dai    4-0-27-1
TG Gordon    5* (7b)      CN Kent    2-0-21-0

17.1

Areni to Gordon, 1 run

17.2

Areni to Kumar, 2 runs

17.3

Areni to Kumar, 1 run

17.4

Areni to Gordon, 1 leg bye

17.5

Areni to Kumar, FOUR, flicks it past the square leg fielder

17.6

Areni to Kumar, 1 run, lofts it to long off, on the bounce to the fielder

End of over 18 (10 runs) Canada 146/4
NR Kumar    44* (39b 6x4)      H Areni    3-0-21-1
TG Gordon    6* (9b)      MD Dai    4-0-27-1

18.1

Amini to Kumar, 2 runs

18.2

Amini to Kumar, FOUR, lifts it over the bowlers head to reach his fifty

18.3

Amini to Kumar, 1 run, full toss, hits to long off, good fielding

18.4

Amini to Gordon, no run, well disguised slower ball, Ttyson tries to cut it, misses completely

18.5

Amini to Gordon, 1 run, good length delivery, tries to slog it over midwicket, lands short of long off fielder

18.6

Amini to Kumar, SIX, lofts it over long on fielders head to tries to do a david hussey but volleys it over the boundary

End of over 19 (14 runs) Canada 160/4
NR Kumar    57* (43b 7x4 1x6)      CR Amini    4-0-31-1
TG Gordon    7* (11b)      H Areni    3-0-21-1

19.1

Dikana to Gordon, no run

19.2

Dikana to Gordon, 3 runs, tries to go over midwicket, gets a leading edge, falls short of long off fielder

19.3

Dikana to Kumar, OUT, good length delivery, darting in, tries to slog it over midwicket, misses it and the ball disturbs the furniture

NR Kumar b Dikana 57 (44b 7x4 1x6) SR: 129.54

19.4

Dikana to Baidwan, 2 runs, pushes it to long on, quick running

19.5

Dikana to Baidwan, 1 run, full toss, fails to connect, gets the top part of the bat

19.6

Dikana to Gordon, 1 run, full delivery on middle leg, hits it hard to the midwicket fielder

End of over 20 (7 runs) Canada 167/5
TG Gordon    11* (14b)      R Dikana    3-0-21-1
HS Baidwan    3* (2b)      CR Amini    4-0-31-1
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Photos

Mar 14, 2012

Nitish Kumar punches through the off side during his half-century, Canada v Papua New Guinea, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, Dubai, March 14, 2012

Nitish Kumar punches through the off side during his half-century

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