159/7 (20.0 ov)CAN
VS
NIG 109/8 (20.0 ov)
CRR: 5.45 | Canada beat Nigeria by 50 runs

CAN beat NIG by 50 runs | Canada vs Nigeria, Highlights And Cricket Score 18th T20 Match

ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier, 2019

Date: Oct 21, 2019 Start Time: 21:00 IST | 15:30 GMT | 19:30 Local
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Canada vs Nigeria Highlights And Cricket Score 18th Match - T20 Summary

End of Over : 20.0 NIG: 109/8

So that is it from this game! We will now look forward to your company for the other games of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier. Till then, take care and goodbye!

Canada skipper, Navneet Dhaliwal, says that it was a very good bowling performance. Feels that there is still room for improvement in their batting, especially in the Powerplay. States that they got out on bad balls. Wants his team to keep wickets in hand so that they can try even bigger finish. On facing Ireland next, Dhaliwal replies that if they bat well against them, they have a good chance of winning the match.

Nigeria skipper, Ademola Onikoyi, says that after the last game they had a long net session. Tells that they tried to sort out their issues. Mentions that it was a good experience for them to play a day-night match. Wants his team to remain positive and enjoy their game against Oman.

Man of the Match, Nitish Kumar opines that the pitch was a bit slow and low and since the boundaries were big, they had to run a lot and do the basics right. Adds that he looked to bat through the innings and mentions that the top order is hungry for more runs.

Canada will be pleased with their overall effort in the field. Their batting did a reasonable job to put up a challenging total and then their bowlers were too good for Nigeria. Dillon Heyliger and Jeremy Gordon bowled with a lot of pace and fire while the spinners also did an effective job. With back-to-back wins, Canada take their tally to 4 points and remain as the only unbeaten team in Group B.

Yet another listless batting performance by Nigeria sees them going down by a big margin. Once again their batsmen got exposed and they didn't show enough spine to put up a fight. After suffering a couple of early blows, Chimezie Onwuzulike and Sulaimon Runsewe tried to revive the chase with a 57-run stand but the innings fell flat on its face after that. It was a Nigerian procession as one by one the batsmen were sent back to the pavilion with their tails between their legs. The only solace was that they managed to play out 20 overs and didn't get all out.

19.6 0

Dillon Heyliger to Chima Akachukwu. Length delivery on off, Akachukwu looks to play at it but is completely beaten. That will be it and CANADA WIN BY 50 RUNS!

19.5 0

Dillon Heyliger to Chima Akachukwu. Good length ball on off, it angles back in a long way. Akachukwu misses his flick and is hit on the pad. The bowler appeals but nothing from the umpire. Seems to be going down leg.

19.4 1

Dillon Heyliger to Daniel Gim. On a length and around off, Gim moves back and pushes it with gentle hands to cover-point for a run.

19.3 0

Dillon Heyliger to Daniel Gim. Heavy delivery. Short ball on the off pole line, Gim does well to evade that one.

19.2 1

Dillon Heyliger to Chima Akachukwu. Akachukwu flicks this one off his pads towards mid-wicket. The batters want a single which is not there but they go for it. The fielder picks up the ball and has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. Had he hit, Akachukwu was a goner.

19.1 W

Dillon Heyliger to Sylvester Okpe. OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! Length ball just outside off by Heyliger, Sylvester Okpe rocks back and looks to cut it but the ball goes off the edge straight to the keeper who gets down and takes a good low catch. The partnership which seemingly was going on for an eternity is broken. Heyliger just enhancing his bowling stats now.

End of Over : 19 4 Runs 20.0: 107/7
18.6 1

Jeremy Gordon to Sylvester Okpe. The bowler is down on his followthrough, he though is fine. On the pads, the batter looks to flick but misses to get hit on the pads. It rolls on the leg side. A leg bye is taken.

18.5 0

Jeremy Gordon to Sylvester Okpe. The short of length delivery has been cut away through square on the off side but straight to point.

18.4 0

Jeremy Gordon to Sylvester Okpe. Shorter and around off, the batter guides it to point.

18.3 1

Jeremy Gordon to Daniel Gim. Length delivery, Gim pushes it towards cover for one.

18.2 0

Jeremy Gordon to Daniel Gim. A yorker on middle, Gim jams it out.

18.2 wd

Jeremy Gordon to Daniel Gim. Down the leg side, it has been wided.

18.1 1

Jeremy Gordon to Sylvester Okpe. This is angled into the batter, Okpe looks to defend but it goes off the inner half through square leg for one.

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