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DAY 4: CANADA 369-6 | UAE 207-4
A match saving and unbeaten innings from UAE skipper Khurram Khan (121* runs from 264 balls) has drawn the match. Canadian pacer Jeremy Gordon picked up Man of Match honours for his combined bowling figures of 8-77.
At drinks in the 2nd session, DAY 3 hero Jeremy Gordon has captured another 2 UAE wickets taking his wicket count to 8 and Hiral Patel has notched 1 wicket with UAE now at 109/3 from 45 overs. The dangerous UAE skipper Khurram Khan remains at the crease at 57 runs from 122 balls.
After losing Hansra and Daesrath early on Day 4, Canada only added 3 runs to their overnight DAY 3 total and chose to declare with a healthy 253 run lead.
DAY 3: UAE 116 ALL OUT (38.5 OVERS) | CANADA 366-4
At stumps on Day 3, Canada sit at 366/4 and a 250 run 1st innnings lead.
Centuries from Nitish Kumar (103) and Damodar Daesrath (100*) have propelled Canada into a commanding position. Earlier in the day, a fiery spell of pace bowling by Jeremy Gordon (6-43 including a hat trick) battered the UAE resitsance.
Jimmy Hansra (60*) has batted well in partnerships with both centurions and is poised for a big one himself.
At tea, Canada grabbed a 45 run lead after Nitish Kumar and Ashish Bagai (43) combined for a 96 run 3rd wicket partnership.
To start the day, Canadian seamers made quick work of UAE. Harvir Baidwan (2-46 in 12 overs) struck early and Geremey Gordon (6-43 in 13.6) ran through the UAE resistance including a hat trick.
DAY 2: UAE 73-4 (28.1 OVERS)
Play finally got underway at Maple Leaf CC on Friday (3:20pm) after a monsoon like downpour Wednesday night had washed away day 1 and and most of day 2 play of Canada's Inter-Continental Cup fixture vs the UAE.
Canada siezed momentum early taking wickets with regularitly as UAE finished the first 28.1 overs of their innings at 72-4. Henry Osinde (1-20 in 10 overs), Jeremy Gordon (2-25 in 8.1), Harvir Baidwan (0-20 in 7) and Parth Desai (1-6 in 3) all made an impact. Parth Desai is also noted for a stunning catch at backward point off the bowling of Jeremy Gordon to claim the dangerous UAE skipper Khurram Khan (21 off 76).
Play was haulted due to poor light conditions, to the shagrin of the Canadians and set to resume on Day 3 at 10:30am.
DAY 1: ABANDONED WITHOUT A BALL BEING BOWLED
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