Asia Cup - 5th match

India v Pakistan

India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

36.3

Dinda to Younis Khan, no run, full ball and he squeezes it to the bowler

36.4

Dinda to Younis Khan, 1 run, shorter in length and he pulls it down to deep square leg

36.6

Dinda to Younis Khan, FOUR, that's an excellent shot, the field is up, he stays beside the line and slices it in front of square and beats the packed off-side field at cover

Pakistan 231/2   Younis Khan 5* (3b 1x4)

37.3

Ashwin to Younis Khan, 1 run, gets forward and pushes it to the off side

Pakistan 237/2   Younis Khan 6* (4b 1x4)

38.1

Dinda to Younis Khan, 1 run, he bangs it in short and he pulls it to deep square leg

38.6

Dinda to Younis Khan, 1 wide, the slower bouncer down the leg side, Younis attempts to pull but misses

38.6

Dinda to Younis Khan, 1 run, clipped down to long-on and that's 14 off the over

Pakistan 251/2   Younis Khan 8* (6b 1x4)

39.1

Ashwin to Younis Khan, 1 run, clipped down to deep midwicket

39.3

Ashwin to Younis Khan, 1 run, stays back and clips it with the turn to long-on

39.5

Ashwin to Younis Khan, 1 run, jogs a single to the leg side

Pakistan 256/2   Younis Khan 11* (9b 1x4)

40.1

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, works it down to long-on

40.3

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the off stump and he whips it to long-on

Pakistan 259/2   Younis Khan 13* (11b 1x4)

41.2

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, punched off the back foot but extra cover picks up

41.3

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, FOUR, that's lovely timing! Angles away from the right-hander and he elegantly slices it past backward point, too wide for third man to cut it off

41.4

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, full on the pads and he clips him down to wide long-on

41.6

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, whips it to square leg to retain the strike

Pakistan 270/2   Younis Khan 19* (15b 2x4)

42.1

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, drills a full ball down to deep midwicket

Pakistan 271/2   Younis Khan 20* (16b 2x4)

43.1

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, shuffles and clips him down to deep midwicket, gives the strike to Afridi

43.3

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, takes a quick single to short midwicket

43.5

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, drags it shorter, he pulls but keeps it down, deep midwicket picks up

Pakistan 278/3   Younis Khan 23* (19b 2x4)

44.1

Kumar to Younis Khan, 2 runs, mistimed loft over extra cover and Rohit runs back and tries to catch it on the fall but doesn't time his dive well

44.2

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, inswinger and it's a full toss, he clips it wide of midwicket

44.5

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, slower ball and he gently eases it down to third man

Pakistan 286/3   Younis Khan 27* (22b 2x4)

45.3

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, another good slower ball by Irfan, on a yorker length and Younis nearly edged it to the keeper, stifled appeal by Dhoni

45.4

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, FOUR, Irfan pitches it up and it's in the slot for Younis to loft inside out over extra cover, beats the big gap in the deep between two fielders

45.5

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives down to long-off

Pakistan 294/3   Younis Khan 32* (25b 3x4)

46.2

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, well bowled, on a yorker length and he can only squeeze a single to the off side

46.4

Kumar to Younis Khan, FOUR, lucky boundary for Pakistan, he swings and gets a thick outside edge that flies past the keeper, third man nowhere in sight, brings up the 300

46.5

Kumar to Younis Khan, FOUR, makes the mistake of bowling the length ball, Younis swivels and pulls off the front foot wide of deep square leg

46.6

Kumar to Younis Khan, 1 run, squeezes out a yorker to Raina at point

Pakistan 307/3   Younis Khan 42* (29b 5x4)

47.1

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 3 runs, sweeps a full delivery down to deep square leg, Praveen was cramping up there so that allowed a third run

47.3

IK Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, full delivery and he squeezes it out to extra cover

Pakistan 312/3   Younis Khan 46* (31b 5x4)

48.3

Kumar to Younis Khan, 2 runs, scoops it over extra cover and the ball drops in front of sweeper cover

48.4

Kumar to Younis Khan, FOUR, makes room and lofts inside out just wide of a diving Raina at extra cover, gets to his fifty as well

48.5

Kumar to Younis Khan, OUT, one of the more unbelievable catches you will see! Younis made room to scoop inside out over extra cover and Raina was at the edge of the circle, leapt and plucked it mid-air with his wrong hand, he was moving to his left so it was that much more difficult for him

Younis Khan c Raina b Kumar 52 (59m 34b 6x4 0x6) SR: 152.94

Pakistan 323/5   Younis Khan 52 (34b 6x4)
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Photos

Mar 18, 2012

Virat Kohli reacts to reaching 150 for the first time, India v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 18, 2012

Virat Kohli reacts to reaching 150 for the first time

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Mar 18, 2012

Rohit Sharma turns one off his hips, India v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 18, 2012

Rohit Sharma turns one off his hips

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