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15.06.2017… Ban v Ind…

Bangladesh v India

Edgbaston… Thursday June 15th

India win by 9 wickets

Attendance: 24,340

Ticket: £60 – Programme £5

A straightforward win for India in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy, in front of a full house at Edgbaston…

India go on to meet Pakistan (who shocked England in the first semi-final), in the final at Lord’s on Sunday…

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India Take An Early Wicket…

Bangladesh; Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

India; Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhwan, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuveneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah

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India Race Towards Victory…

Stats…

Bangladesh; Iqbal (70 – b Jadhav), Sarkar (0 – b Kumar), Rahman (19 – c Jadeja b Kumar), Rahim (61 – c Kohli b Jadhav), Al Hasan (15 – c Dhoni b Jadeja), Mahmudullah (21 – b Bumrah), M Hossain (15 – c&b Bumrah), Mortaza (30 – n.o.), Ahmed (10 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; R Hossain, Rahman

Extras; 2nb 7w 0b 9lb 5pen– 23

264 for 7 (50 overs)

Bowling; Kumar (10 / 53 / 2), Bumrah (10 / 39 / 2), Ashwin (10 / 54 / 0), Pandya (4 / 34 / 0), Jadeja (10 / 48 / 1), Jadhav (6 / 22 / 2)

FOW; 1 – 31 – 154 – 177 – 179 – 218 – 229

India; Sharma (123 – n.o.), Dhawan (46 – c Hossain b Mortaza), Kohli (96 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Singh, Dhoni, Jadhav, Pandya, Jadeja, Ashwin, Kumar, Bumrah

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 0lb – 0

265 for 1 (40.1 overs)

Bowling; Mortaza (8 / 29 / 1), Rahman (6 / 53 / 0), Ahmed (7 / 49 / 0), R Hossain (6 / 46 / 0), Al Hasan (9 / 54 / 0), M Hossain (2 / 13 / 0), Mahmudullah (1 / 10 / 0), Rahman (1.1 / 11 / 0)

FOW; 87

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

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10.06.2017… Aus v Eng…

Australia v England

Edgbaston… Saturday June 10th

England win by 40 runs (D/L Method)

Attendance: 24,227

Ticket: £50 – Programme £5

In the end, a comfortable win for England…

Australia started well but four wickets each for Mark Wood and Adil Rashid restricted them to 277/9 from 50 overs…

England started their reply poorly, spluttering to 35/3. But following a rain delay, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes made a 159 partnership that took England almsot home, and culminated in a century for Stokes jsut before the rain descended…

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First Innings: England Field, Mark Wood Looks On…

Australia; David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

England; Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball

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Second Innings: England Bat, Morgan and Stokes at the Crease…

Stats…

Australia; Warner (21 – c Buttler b Wood), Finch (68 – c Morgan b Stokes), Smith (56 – c Plunkett b Wood), Henriques (17 – c Plunkett b Rashid), Head (71 – n.o.), Maxwell (20 – c Roy b Wood), Wade (2 – c&b Rashid), Starc (0 – c Root b Rashid), Cummins (4 – c&b Rashid, Zampa (0 – b Wood), Hazelwood (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 1nb 8w 0b 8lb – 17

277 for 9 (50 overs)

Bowling; Ball (9 / 61 / 0), Wood (10 / 33 / 4), Plunkett (8 / 49 / 0),  Stokes (8 / 61 / 1), Rashid (10 / 41 / 4), Ali (5 / 24 / 0)

FOW; 40 – 136 – 161 – 181 – 239 – 245 – 245 – 253 – 254

England; Roy (4 – lbw Starc), Hales (0 – c Finch b Hazlwood), Root (15 – c Wade b Hazlewood), Morgan (87 – r.o. Zampa), Stokes (102 – n.o.), Buttler (29 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Ali, Eashid, Plunkett, Wood, Ball

Extras; 1nb 0w 0b 2lb – 3

240 for 4 (40.2 overs)

Bowling; Starc (10 / 52 / 1), Hazlewood (9 / 50 / 2), Cummins (8 / 55 / 0), Head (2 / 9 / 0), Henriques (1 / 6 / 0), Zampa (8.2 / 52 / 0), Maxwell (2 / 14 / 0)

FOW; 4 – 6 – 35 – 194

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

02.06.2017… Aus v NZ…

Australia v New Zealand

Edgbaston… Friday June 2nd

No Result

Attendance: 18,540

Ticket: £50 – Programme £5

Initially reduced to 46 overs per side following a rain delay, a further rain delay between innings reducing Australia to 33 overs…

New Zealand on top when rain brought things to an end…

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Before the Deluge: New Zealand Bat…

Australia; David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, John Hastings, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood

New Zealand; Martin Guptill, Luke Ronchi, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

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After the Deluge: Match Abandoned…

Stats…

New Zealand; Guptill (26 – c Maxwell b Hazlewood), Ronchi (65 – c Maxwell b Hastings), Williamson (100 – r.o. Cummins), Taylor (46 – c Henriques b Hastings), Broom (14 – c Maxwell b Hazlewood), Neesham (6 – c Warner b Hazlewood), Anderson (8 – c Henriques b Cummins), Santner *8 – c Smith b Hazlewood), Milne (11 – c Maxwell b Hazlewood), Southee (0 – n.o.), Boult (0 – c Wade b Hazlewood)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 3w 0b 4lb – 7

291 all out (45 overs)

Bowling; Starc (9 / 52 / 0), Hazlewood (9 / 52 / 6), Cummins (9 / 67 / 1), Hastings (9 / 69 / 2), Head (4 / 22 / 0), Henriques (5 / 25 / 0)

FOW; 40 – 117 – 216 – 254 – 257 – 267 – 270 – 291 – 291 – 291

Australia; Warner (18 – c Ronchi b Boult), Finch (8 – c Taylor b Milne), Smith (8 – n.o.), Henriques (18 – c&b Milne)

Did Not Bat; Maxwell, Head, Wade, Hastings, Starc, Cummins, Hazlewood

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 1lb – 1

53 for 3 (9 overs)

Bowling; Southee (3 / 15 / 0), Boult (4 / 28 / 1), Milne (2 / 9 / 2)

FOW; 27 – 35 – 53

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

29.05.2017… Aus v Pak…

Australia v Pakistan

Edgbaston… Monday May 27th

No Result

Ticket: £15

Rain was the only winner, with the second ICC Champions Trophy Warm Up match abandoned after 10.2 overs…

Hoping for a better day on Friday, as Australia take on New Zealand, in the tournament proper…

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Before the Rain: Australia Bat…

Australia (15 Man Squad); Aaron Finch, Adam Zampa, Chris Lynn, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Moises Henriques, Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, Travis Head

Pakistan (15 Man Squad); Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz

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The Heavens Open…

Stats…

Australia; Warner (11 – c Sa Ahmed b Amir), Finch (36 – n.o) Smith (8 – n.o)

Did Not Bat; Zampa, Lynn, Maxwell, Pattinson, Hastings, Hazlewood, Stoinis, Wade, Starc, Henriques, Cummins, Head

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 2lb – 2

57 for 1 (10.2 overs)

Bowling; Amir (4 / 9 / 1), Ashraf (3 / 30 / 0), Wasim (2 / 12 / 0), J Khan (1.2 / 4 / 0)

FOW; 30

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

27.05.2017… Ban v Pak…

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Edgbaston… Saturday May 27th

Pakistan win by 2 wickets

Ticket: £15

A win for Pakistan in the first ICC Champions Trophy Warm Up match at Edgbaston…

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Pre-Match: Doing a Bit of Revision…

Bangladesh (15 Man Squad); Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Sunzamul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Taskin Ahmed

Pakistan (15 Man Squad); Azhar Ali, Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz

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First Innings: Bangladesh Bat…

Stats…

Bangladesh; Iqbal (102 – c J Khan b S Khan), Sarkar (19 – c Azam b J Khan), Kayes (61 – lbw S Khan), Rahim (46 – c Malik b J Khan), Al Hasan (23 – c S Khan b Ali), Mahmudullah (29 – c Malik b Ali), M Hossain (26 – c Ali b J Khan), Hasan (13 – r.o. Shehzad), Mortaza (1 c Ashraf b J Khan), Su Islam (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; M Rahman, R Hossain, S Rahman, Sh Islam, Ahmed

Extras; 2nb 16w 1b 2lb – 21

341 for 9 (50 overs)

Bowling; J Khan (9 / 73 / 4), Ali (10 / 58 / 2), Ashraf (5 / 35 / 0), Riaz (9 / 68 / 0), Hafeez (3 / 11 / 0), S Khan (9 / 55 / 2), Wasim (4 / 38 / 0)

FOW; 27 – 169 – 219 – 247 – 296 – 302 – 331 – 338 – 341

Pakistan; Ali (8 – c Rahim b Ahmed), Shehzad (44 – b Al Hasan), Azam (1 – c Rahim b Mortaza), Hafeez (49 – c Kayes b Sh Islam), Malik (72 – c Kayes b Hasan), Ahmed (5 – c Su Islam b M Hossain), Wasim (45 – c M Hossain b Hasan), S Khan (7 – r.o. Hasan), Ashraf (64 – n.o.), Ali (27 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Zaman, Sohail, J Khan, Amir, Riaz

Extras; 1nb 13w 4b 2lb – 20

342 for 8 (49.3 overs)

Bowling; Mortaza (9.3 / 68 / 1), Ahmed (9 / 80 / 1), Sh Islam (7 / 46 / 1), Sarkar (5 / 25 / 0), Al Hasan (6 / 41 / 1), Su Islam (3 / 17 / 0), M Hossain (6 / 29 / 1), Hasan (4 / 30 / 2)

FOW; 14 – 19 – 78 – 157 – 168 – 227 – 242 – 249

As usual, more pictures on flickr…