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Gareth Delany takes a one handed catch: Lorcan Tucker and Balbirnie survive collision, Saad Zafar bowls a dream delivery; Moments

Gareth Delany takes a one handed catch: Lorcan Tucker and Balbirnie survive collision, Saad Zafar bowls a dream delivery; Moments


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Canada, playing its first T20 World Cup, has achieved its first win of the tournament over Ireland. The team defeated the Irish team by 12 runs. This is also the team’s first overall win in this tournament.

Ireland won the toss and chose to bowl at Nassau County Stadium in New York. Canada scored 137 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Ireland could only score 125 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs.

For Canada, Nicholas Kirton and Shreyas Movva shared a 75-run partnership for the 5th wicket. The team had lost 4 wickets for 53 runs at one point. Nicholas contributed 49 runs and Shreyas contributed 37 runs. Craig Young and Barry McCarthy took 2-2 wickets. Mark Adair, Gareth Delaney and Curtis Campher got one wicket each.

There were many moments in this match. Navneet Dhaliwal got a reprieve in the second over of the innings. Gareth Delaney took a brilliant catch.

Know the top moments of CAN vs IRE match…

1. Navneet Dhaliwal got a lifeline

Joshua Little was bowling the second over of Canada’s innings. He bowled a good length ball to Navneet outside the off stump. The ball swung and took the outside edge of Navneet’s bat and went into the hands of keeper Lorcan Tucker. The Irish team appealed. The umpire gave not out. The Ireland captain did not take DRS. Later it was seen in Ultra Edge that the ball had taken the outside edge of Navneet’s bat.

Navneet Dhaliwal scored 6 runs off 10 balls

Navneet Dhaliwal scored 6 runs off 10 balls

2. Gareth Delany’s brilliant catch

In the 9th over of the Canadian innings, Gareth Delaney dismissed Dilpreet Bajwa. Gareth bowled a short of length ball. Bajwa played it in front. Gareth took a brilliant one-handed catch on his own bowling.

Gareth Delany took 1 wicket for 10 runs

Gareth Delany took 1 wicket for 10 runs

3. Lorcan Tucker and Balbirnie narrowly escape collision

McCarthy was bowling in the 19th over of the innings. He bowled a brilliant short of length ball to Nicholas who was batting well. The ball hit the upper part of Nicholas’s bat and went towards the keeper. Balbirnie, standing at fine leg, also ran for the catch. Keeper Lorcan Tucker and Balbirnie avoided colliding. Finally Balbirnie took the catch.

McCarthy's ball hit the upper part of Nicholas' bat

McCarthy’s ball hit the upper part of Nicholas’ bat

Lorcan Tucker and Balbirnie once came face to face

Lorcan Tucker and Balbirnie once came face to face

4. Saad Zafar bowled in a dream delivery

In the 8th over of the Irish innings, Saad Zafar bowled a ball that shocked everyone. Saad Zafar gave air to the ball and the ball went straight after hitting the pitch. Harry Tector played for the turn and the ball hit the stumps.

Captain Saad Zafar took 1 wicket for 22 runs

Captain Saad Zafar took 1 wicket for 22 runs

5. Aaron Johnson makes a great diving catch

Johnson standing at fine leg caught the ball of Dillon Heyliger. In the 11th over of the innings, Curtis Campher played a shot and the ball went to fine leg. Johnson standing at fine leg took a brilliant catch while running 20 to 30 meters.

Aaron Johnson takes a brilliant diving catch

Aaron Johnson takes a brilliant diving catch

6. Nicholas’ brilliant run out

On the last ball of the 10th over of the Irish innings, Campher played a cut shot. The ball went into the hands of Nicholas standing at deep point. Campher was not ready but Tucker wanted to take the second run. Meanwhile, Nicholas made a brilliant flat throw. Captain Saad Bin Zafar caught the ball and uprooted the stumps. Tucker was run out on 10 runs.

Saad Zafar running out Campher

Saad Zafar running out Campher

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