CANADA v UAE | INTERCONTINENTAL CUP
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.
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).
DAY 1: ABANDONED WITHOUT A BALL BEING BOWLED