Match moments in Australia vs Canada tie

first_imgCanada couldn’t have asked for the better start against the Australians when their teenage opener Hiral Patel got off a flier and reached his fifty in quick time.Even after his dismissal, Canada were in no mood to give the Aussies an easy go and their skipper Ashish Bagai and Zubin Surkari got on with a good partnership.But no sooner did Bagai depart on 150/3 that the Aussies got busy counting the scalps with Brett Lee becoming the destroyer-in-chief with four wickets on the day. And Canada were all out for 211.But the turning point in the game was the 183-run first wicket stand between Shane Watson (94) and Brad Haddin (88). Their partnership sealed the fate for the Canadians and the Aussies were home in the 35th over winning the match by 7 wickets.Man-of-the-MatchShane Watson earned the Man-of-the-Match award for an impressive 94 runs. His fine innings was decorated with nine fours and four over the fence shots.last_img

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