ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 11th place play-off

Hong Kong v United States of America

Hong Kong won by 77 runs

0.1

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, no run, short ball, rising up, defensive shot

0.2

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, no run, good length, played with a still head, defensive shot again

0.3

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, no run, driven to mid off, good off stump channel

0.4

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, no run, backfoot defense, great start by usman, keeping it nice and straight

0.5

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, no run, back of length again, cautiously driven to mid on

0.6

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, 2 runs, cover drives, edges it to backward point, ball swung away after pitching

End of over 1 (2 runs) Hong Kong 2/0
Irfan Ahmed    2* (6b)      Usman Shuja    1-0-2-0
Waqas Barkat    0* (0b)     

1.1

Muhammad Ghous to Waqas Barkat, no run, driven to covers

1.2

Muhammad Ghous to Waqas Barkat, FOUR, comes down the track, lofts it to long on

1.3

Muhammad Ghous to Waqas Barkat, FOUR, off stump ball, tries an inside out shot, thick outside edge to thirdman

1.4

Muhammad Ghous to Waqas Barkat, OUT, quick ball, fired in, tries a sweep from middle, beaten, bowled round the legs

Waqas Barkat b Muhammad Ghous 8 (6m 4b 2x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

1.5

Muhammad Ghous to Atkinson, 1 wide, down leg

1.5

Muhammad Ghous to Atkinson, 1 leg bye, steered down leg side, off the pads says the umpire

1.6

Muhammad Ghous to Irfan Ahmed, no run, off stump ball, played a defense with soft hands

End of over 2 (10 runs) Hong Kong 12/1
Irfan Ahmed    2* (7b)      Muhammad Ghous    1-0-9-1
JJ Atkinson    0* (1b)      Usman Shuja    1-0-2-0

2.1

Usman Shuja to Atkinson, FOUR, short of length, middle stump ball, whipped off the pads in carib style to fine leg

2.2

Usman Shuja to Atkinson, 1 leg bye, pull and a miss, ball flies to point

2.3

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, FOUR, short ball again, pulled off middle to long on, great timing

2.4

Usman Shuja to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, banged in short, pulled, inside edge to square leg

2.5

Usman Shuja to Atkinson, 2 runs, usman carries on with his length, pull shot to mid wicket, dive and stop by the feilder

2.6

Usman Shuja to Atkinson, FOUR, full length, cover drive, outside edge to thirdman, good over for HKG

End of over 3 (16 runs) Hong Kong 28/1
JJ Atkinson    10* (5b 2x4)      Usman Shuja    2-0-17-0
Irfan Ahmed    7* (9b 1x4)      Muhammad Ghous    1-0-9-1

3.1

Muhammad Ghous to Irfan Ahmed, no run, driven back to ghus

3.2

Muhammad Ghous to Irfan Ahmed, no run, flighted ball, driven back to ghaus

3.3

Muhammad Ghous to Irfan Ahmed, 2 runs, pulled across to square leg, batsmen run hard

3.4

Muhammad Ghous to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, leg stump ball, nudge down to short fine leg

3.5

Muhammad Ghous to Atkinson, no run, good ball in the middle, defensive shot

3.6

Muhammad Ghous to Atkinson, no run, driven back to ghaus

End of over 4 (3 runs) Hong Kong 31/1
JJ Atkinson    10* (7b 2x4)      Muhammad Ghous    2-0-12-1
Irfan Ahmed    10* (13b 1x4)      Usman Shuja    2-0-17-0

4.1

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, comes down the pitch, drives it to mid off

4.2

Corns to Atkinson, no run, leg side ball, sweep, beaten, appeal, not out

4.3

Corns to Atkinson, FOUR, pre meditated sweep shot, batsman sits down and slogs it over square leg

4.4

Corns to Atkinson, 1 leg bye, fired in a quick ball, sweep and a miss, ball flies to point

4.5

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, FOUR, Irfan runs down the pitch, picks it nicely off middle, slogs it over long off

4.6

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, no run, defended down to mid wicket

End of over 5 (10 runs) Hong Kong 41/1
Irfan Ahmed    15* (16b 2x4)      RG Corns    1-0-9-0
JJ Atkinson    14* (10b 3x4)      Muhammad Ghous    2-0-12-1

5.1

Rajp to Atkinson, 1 leg bye, down legside

5.2

Rajp to Irfan Ahmed, 1 wide, down leg again, need to alter his line there

5.2

Rajp to Irfan Ahmed, no run, off stump ball, sharp one, good return

5.3

Rajp to Irfan Ahmed, 2 runs, yorker length, lofted shot over long on

5.4

Rajp to Irfan Ahmed, no run, forward defense

5.5

Rajp to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, angled down to thirdman

5.6

Rajp to Atkinson, FOUR, middle stump ball, swept it nice and fine to wide fine leg

End of over 6 (9 runs) Hong Kong 50/1
JJ Atkinson    18* (12b 4x4)      A Rajp    1-0-8-0
Irfan Ahmed    18* (20b 2x4)      RG Corns    1-0-9-0

6.1

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, FOUR, comes down and smashes it to long on, one bounce to the fence

6.2

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, no run, back to corns

6.3

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, 1 run, angled down to point, quicker ball

6.4

Corns to Atkinson, 1 run, full length, swepr it down to square leg

6.5

Corns to Irfan Ahmed, OUT, tossed up ball, irfan comes down the track, ball takes a sharp turn, wild slog and a miss, keeper makes no mistake and flicks the bails

Irfan Ahmed st †Taylor b Corns 23 (25m 24b 3x4 0x6) SR: 95.83

6.6

Corns to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, back oflength, quick ball, backfoot defense to covers

End of over 7 (7 runs) Hong Kong 57/2
Nizakat Khan    1* (1b)      RG Corns    2-0-16-1
JJ Atkinson    19* (13b 4x4)      A Rajp    1-0-8-0

7.1

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, cover drive, gets an edge to thirdman, quick run

7.2

Rajp to Atkinson, FOUR, quick ball, atkins sits on one knee, and plays a fine sweep again to mid wicket

7.3

Rajp to Atkinson, no run, tossed up ball, driven back to rajp

7.4

Rajp to Atkinson, 1 run, leg stump ball, swept to fine leg

7.5

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, driven hard to long off

7.6

Rajp to Atkinson, FOUR, full toss, belted away to mid wicket in style

End of over 8 (11 runs) Hong Kong 68/2
JJ Atkinson    28* (17b 6x4)      A Rajp    2-0-19-0
Nizakat Khan    3* (3b)      RG Corns    2-0-16-1

8.1

Patel to Nizakat Khan, FOUR, leg stump ball, picked nicely off the pads, lofted to mid wicket

8.2

Patel to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, down the track, plays it to no mans land at mid on

8.3

Patel to Atkinson, FOUR, leg stump line again, pulled it fine leg, easy runs for HKG

8.4

Patel to Atkinson, FOUR, miss timed square drive, thick outside edge to backward point

8.5

Patel to Atkinson, FOUR, fired down leg, flicked off the hips, its raining fours, no fine leg there

8.6

Patel to Atkinson, no run, played nicely, defended

End of over 9 (17 runs) Hong Kong 85/2
JJ Atkinson    40* (21b 9x4)      JH Patel    1-0-17-0
Nizakat Khan    8* (5b 1x4)      A Rajp    2-0-19-0

9.1

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, driven hard to long off, punchy shot

9.2

Rajp to Atkinson, FOUR, tossed up, another classy sweep for atkins, Boy he's been practising a lot of this shot

9.3

Rajp to Atkinson, no run, off stump ball, cut and a miss

9.4

Rajp to Atkinson, no run, loopy ball, driven back to rajp

9.5

Rajp to Atkinson, 1 run, short ball, batter hangs back and pulls it to longon

9.6

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, no run, waited for the ball and defended it to mid wicket

End of over 10 (6 runs) Hong Kong 91/2
Nizakat Khan    9* (7b 1x4)      A Rajp    3-0-25-0
JJ Atkinson    45* (25b 10x4)      JH Patel    1-0-17-0

10.1

Baker to Atkinson, no run, cut to point, loose ball

10.2

Baker to Atkinson, 1 run, backfoot punch to mid on

10.3

Baker to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, cut shot, in the air, dropped by the skipper at point

10.4

Baker to Atkinson, 1 run, angled down to thirdman

10.5

Baker to Nizakat Khan, no run, wide outside off, late cut ,beaten

10.6

Baker to Nizakat Khan, 1 run

End of over 11 (4 runs) Hong Kong 95/2
Nizakat Khan    11* (10b 1x4)      OM Baker    1-0-4-0
JJ Atkinson    47* (28b 10x4)      A Rajp    3-0-25-0

11.1

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, FOUR, short one again, cuts hard to covers

11.2

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, no run, defensive shot, nearly dragged the bowl to the stumps

11.3

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, SIX, comes down the pitch and blasts it over long off in BOOM BOOM style,on top of the sight screen

11.4

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, 2 runs, wristy shot to mid wicket, good running

11.5

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, no run, driven back to rajp

11.6

Rajp to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, forward defense, played with soft hands, certain run there

End of over 12 (13 runs) Hong Kong 108/2
Nizakat Khan    24* (16b 2x4 1x6)      A Rajp    4-0-38-0
JJ Atkinson    47* (28b 10x4)      OM Baker    1-0-4-0

12.1

Baker to Nizakat Khan, no run, backfoot defense

12.2

Baker to Nizakat Khan, no run, pitched up, driven to covers

12.3

Baker to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, middle stump ball, steered down to mid wicket

12.4

Baker to Atkinson, 2 runs, flicked off the pads to mid wicket

12.5

Baker to Atkinson, 1 run, angled down to thirdman, great knock by Atkins in just 30 Balls

12.6

Baker to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, opening the face of the bat and angling it down to thirdman

End of over 13 (5 runs) Hong Kong 113/2
Nizakat Khan    26* (20b 2x4 1x6)      OM Baker    2-0-9-0
JJ Atkinson    50* (30b 10x4)      A Rajp    4-0-38-0

13.1

Hutchinson to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, loose ball, angled to thirdman with ease

13.2

Hutchinson to Atkinson, 1 run, steps down and pulls it to mid wicket

13.3

Hutchinson to Nizakat Khan, no run, short ball, runs down the track and misses a cut shot

13.4

Hutchinson to Nizakat Khan, FOUR, quicker ball, edged it intentionally to thirdman, lots of runs in that area for HKG

13.5

Hutchinson to Nizakat Khan, no run, banged in short, cuts to point

13.6

Hutchinson to Nizakat Khan, 1 run, nudge down to thirdman

End of over 14 (7 runs) Hong Kong 120/2
Nizakat Khan    32* (25b 3x4 1x6)      EH Hutchinson    1-0-7-0
JJ Atkinson    51* (31b 10x4)      OM Baker    2-0-9-0

14.1

Baker to Nizakat Khan, OUT, short of good length, tries a lofted shot to off side, top edge, bhatti runs from extra cover takes a good one

Nizakat Khan c Adil Bhatti b Baker 32 (28m 26b 3x4 1x6) SR: 123.07

14.2

Baker to Atkinson, 1 run, on drive to long on

14.3

Baker to Lamsam, no run, in coming ball, forward defense

14.4

Baker to Lamsam, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

14.5

Baker to Atkinson, FOUR, spraying down leg side, nudged away by Atkins to fine leg

14.6

Baker to Atkinson, 1 wide, outside off

14.6

Baker to Atkinson, no run, away swinger, play and a miss, beaten in defense

End of over 15 (7 runs) Hong Kong 127/3
JJ Atkinson    56* (34b 11x4)      OM Baker    3-0-16-1
JPR Lamsam    1* (2b)      EH Hutchinson    1-0-7-0

15.1

Hutchinson to Lamsam, 1 run, driven to covers

15.2

Hutchinson to Atkinson, 2 runs, steered down leg, great running between by the young lads

15.3

Hutchinson to Atkinson, FOUR, pulled to mid wicket, classy timing

15.4

Hutchinson to Atkinson, 1 run, angled it down to thirdman

15.5

Hutchinson to Lamsam, no run, good return, in swinger, beaten in defense

15.6

Hutchinson to Lamsam, no run, runs down, pull and a miss, very excited lamsam there, trying a lot of things

End of over 16 (8 runs) Hong Kong 135/3
JPR Lamsam    2* (5b)      EH Hutchinson    2-0-15-0
JJ Atkinson    63* (37b 12x4)      OM Baker    3-0-16-1

16.1

Baker to Atkinson, OUT

JJ Atkinson b Baker 63 (55m 38b 12x4 0x6) SR: 165.78

16.2

Baker to Babar Hayat, 1 run

16.3

Baker to Lamsam, 1 run

16.4

Baker to Babar Hayat, 2 runs

16.5

Baker to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, driven to long off

16.6

Baker to Babar Hayat, 2 runs

End of over 17 (8 runs) Hong Kong 143/4
Babar Hayat    7* (4b)      OM Baker    4-0-24-2
JPR Lamsam    3* (6b)      EH Hutchinson    2-0-15-0

17.1

Hutchinson to Lamsam, 1 run

17.2

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, 1 run, watches the ball and plays it late to point

17.3

Hutchinson to Lamsam, no run, down the track and misses a cut shot

17.4

Hutchinson to Lamsam, 1 run, full length, cut to thirdman

17.5

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, no run, incoming ball, played a defensive shot

17.6

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, 1 run, short length, late cut to thirdman

End of over 18 (4 runs) Hong Kong 147/4
Babar Hayat    9* (7b)      EH Hutchinson    3-0-19-0
JPR Lamsam    5* (9b)      OM Baker    4-0-24-2

18.1

Usman Shuja to Babar Hayat, no run, slower ball outside off, misses a shot

18.2

Usman Shuja to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, lofted shot to extra covers, dropped

18.3

Usman Shuja to Babar Hayat, 1 run, down the track and smashed to extra covers

18.4

Usman Shuja to Lamsam, 1 run, yorker length, swinging in, driven to mid on

18.5

Usman Shuja to Babar Hayat, SIX, full length, blasted over extra covers, the feilders can just watch the bail sail away

18.6

Usman Shuja to Babar Hayat, FOUR, cover drive, thickish outside edge over point

End of over 19 (14 runs) Hong Kong 161/4
Babar Hayat    22* (12b 1x4 1x6)      Usman Shuja    3-0-31-0
JPR Lamsam    6* (10b)      EH Hutchinson    3-0-19-0

19.1

Hutchinson to Lamsam, 2 wides, outside off, batsmen run hard, great running, keeper throws back

19.1

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, no run, pull and a miss, looking for a big one here

19.2

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, SIX, over pitched, Babar stands and blasts it over long off into the trees

19.3

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, miss timed pull shot to mid wicket, good running

19.4

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, 1 run, pull shot, inside edge to square leg

19.5

Hutchinson to Lamsam, 1 run, jumps back and steers it to mid wicket

19.6

Hutchinson to Babar Hayat, FOUR, short ball, pulled hard to long on , feilder runs but no chance, Big total by HKG

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (16 runs) Hong Kong 177/4
Babar Hayat    35* (17b 2x4 2x6)      EH Hutchinson    4-0-35-0
JPR Lamsam    7* (11b)      Usman Shuja    3-0-31-0
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