Asia Cup, 5th Match: India v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 18, 2012
Asia Cup - 5th match
India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (neutral venue)
18 March 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pretty sharp inward movement straightaway by Praveen, nips back in as well. Hafeez managed to fend it off, just

0.2

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, sharp movement again, this time it catches Hafeez on the pads but missing leg

0.3

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, nips back in and Hafeez defends with soft hands

0.4

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, he errs by giving him width and Hafeez punishes it, he has to stretch out and cut that past point

0.5

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 wide, loses control and drifts down the leg side

0.5

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, much better, in the channel around the off stump, he knocks it back to the bowler

0.6

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, hits a good length and he mistimes it to midwicket

Pakistan 5/0   Mohammad Hafeez 4* (6b 1x4)
1.4

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, too full and wide and he reaches out and pushes it just wide of cover

Pakistan 7/0   Mohammad Hafeez 5* (7b 1x4)
3.1

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, keeps it on the off stump and he clips it down to midwicket

3.2

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, grants him width and he bends his knee to steer it past cover point, but he can't beat the fielder

3.3

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, the sight of the packed off-side field doesn't deter him as he uses the width, bends is knee and easily steers it past the gap at cover, super placement

3.4

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, moves it away from the right-hander and he leaves it alone

3.5

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, skids through and hits his pads but that was missing leg

3.6

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he flicks it uppishly down to fine leg, seeing too many balls on the pads today

Pakistan 25/0   Mohammad Hafeez 10* (13b 2x4)
4.1

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, lovely delivery, good one by Dinda, pitched up and draws Hafeez forward on the drive and beats him

4.2

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets across and pushes it straight to the bowler

4.3

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets across and punches it straight to mid-off

4.4

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, hits the deck hard and he has Hafeez ducking under that bouncer, good delivery

4.5

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, stays back and punches it down to Praveen at mid-off and Jamshed responded to the call early

Pakistan 26/0   Mohammad Hafeez 11* (18b 2x4)
5.4

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, short of a length outside off and he steers it wide of point

5.6

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, he punched it straight back to the bowler

Pakistan 30/0   Mohammad Hafeez 12* (20b 2x4)
7.1

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, one-handed but good enough! Short delivery and Hafeez released his right hand on the pull over midwicket, had more than enough to reach the rope

7.2

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, good length on the off stump and he drives him down to cover

7.3

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, excellent stop by Tiwary at point, driven on the front foot, Tiwary is on for Tendulkar but I don't know why

7.4

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowls it straighter and he punches it down the track

7.5

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, comes half forward and punches it down to mid-off

7.6

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, whips it to Gambhir who's a bit deep at mid-on

Pakistan 36/0   Mohammad Hafeez 17* (26b 3x4)
8.1

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fullish in length and pushed down towards short cover

8.2

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, uppishly flicked away and right in the gap, looked a bit risky at first though, Dinda errs by pitching it up on the pads

8.3

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fullish on the off stump this time and pushed down to mid-off

8.4

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets half forward and he pushes it wide of cover point

8.5

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, punched just wide of mid-off for a quick single, Tendulkar's back on the field now

Pakistan 41/0   Mohammad Hafeez 22* (31b 4x4)
9.1

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, opportunity missed by Hafeez, wide delivery and he ends up chopping it to short cover

9.2

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, punched wide of mid-off and they risk a sharp single, Yusuf's throw was wide of the stumps

9.6

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, Hafeez walks down the pitch to unsettle the bowler, he picks it from the off stump and forcefully clips it away wide of square leg, beats the fielder at the deep

Pakistan 51/0   Mohammad Hafeez 27* (34b 5x4)
10.2

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, he tries to back away and cut, to a tossed up length ball, misses

10.3

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, much fuller and he gets the front foot out to ease it to long on

10.6

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, comes down the track, Raina pushes it through flat and into the batsman, who manages to tuck it through square for two

Pakistan 58/0   Mohammad Hafeez 30* (37b 5x4)
11.2

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, nudged to midwicket, Jamshed takes off, Hafeez sees Raina has too, towards the ball, and sends back his partner

11.3

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, punched to long on from the crease

Pakistan 60/0   Mohammad Hafeez 31* (39b 5x4)
12.2

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, makes room and punches the shortish ball, gets it wide of sweeper cover

12.3

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short, too short, Hafeez goes back and pulls, but ends up hitting into the ground

12.4

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, shows a straight bat to a pitched up ball and gets it past Raina to long on

12.6

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, could have been close, he backed away to a fullish ball on the stumps, and just got his bat down in time to steer to short third man

Pakistan 67/0   Mohammad Hafeez 35* (43b 5x4)
13.1

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gets down on his knee and sweeps powerfully to fine leg

13.5

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, Hafeez laps the sweep from off stump, Dinda cuts it off this time at fine leg

13.6

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, pulled away through square leg

Pakistan 76/0   Mohammad Hafeez 39* (46b 5x4)
14.1

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gets well forward and pushes it towards point

14.3

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, steers it in front of point and takes an easy single

14.5

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets well forward and drives straight to mid-off

14.6

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, tossed up on the off stump and driven to sweeper cover

Pakistan 81/0   Mohammad Hafeez 42* (50b 5x4)
15.1

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gives him a bit of width but Hafeez ends up stabbing it back to the bowler

15.2

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, full outside the off stump and driven to sweeper cover, Gambhir there

15.6

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, forcefully whipped away but straight to midwicket, Dinda bowling a tighter line today

Pakistan 83/0   Mohammad Hafeez 43* (53b 5x4)
16.3

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, round the wicket to the right-hander, he clips it down to midwicket

16.4

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, commits to the sweep and he places it to the leg side

16.6

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, stays back and clips it firmly down towards deep midwicket

Pakistan 94/0   Mohammad Hafeez 45* (56b 5x4)
17.1

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, Dinda shouldn't beat himself up for this because this was mighty close to the stumps! The ball kept low and the inside edge sneaked past the leg stump and beat short fine leg

17.2

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, driven on the up but past the big gap at point and that's a fifty for the Prof!

17.5

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gives him width and he slams it down to sweeper cover

Pakistan 105/0   Mohammad Hafeez 51* (59b 6x4)
18.2

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, reaches forward and drives wide of mid-off, Praveen slides

18.4

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, he had the fine leg up and yet fed him a delivery down the leg stump, Hafeez swivels and works it on its way and well wide of Tendulkar at short fine leg, Irfan isn't pleased with himself

18.5

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, goes the other way this time! Too wide from Irfan and Hafeez plays a neat square cut off the front foot wide of backward point

18.6

IK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, punches it down to mid-off for a single

Pakistan 119/0   Mohammad Hafeez 61* (63b 8x4)
19.1

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tossed up on middle and leg and clipped down to midwicket

19.2

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, clipped behind square and Raina slides and cuts it off

19.5

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets forward and softly knocks it back to the bowler

19.6

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, clipped straight to midwicket, better over for India

Pakistan 121/0   Mohammad Hafeez 62* (67b 8x4)
20.2

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, makes a bit of room and chops it down to cover

20.3

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, makes room, the ball skids through and he gently steers it square on the off side

20.5

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, fires it a bit full and he squeezes it out just wide of the bowler

Pakistan 125/0   Mohammad Hafeez 64* (70b 8x4)
21.5

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, makes room and he cuts just wide of Irfan at third man

Pakistan 132/0   Mohammad Hafeez 65* (71b 8x4)
22.3

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, makes room and gently dabs it down to point

22.6

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, full on the pads and clipped to midwicket

Pakistan 137/0   Mohammad Hafeez 66* (73b 8x4)
23.2

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, tossed up and loops to the batsman, gets on his knee and sweeps

23.4

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, long hop and he punishes it, leg spinner from round the wicket, rocks back, clears his back leg and pulls wide of midwicket

23.5

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tossed up down the leg side and he sweeps but short fine leg picks up

23.6

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on the pads and clipped down to midwicket

Pakistan 145/0   Mohammad Hafeez 72* (77b 9x4)
24.1

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowls round the wicket, tries to sweep but ends up inside edging to thje pad

24.2

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tried to slice that past third man

24.3

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gets well forward and clips it down to square leg

24.5

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, drops it short again and he stays back and pulls down to Irfan at wide long-on

24.6

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, tossed up on the pads and clipped to square leg for the single to bring up the 150, very ominous signs for India. These two have been quite reletless

Pakistan 150/0   Mohammad Hafeez 76* (82b 9x4)
25.1

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, tossed up down the leg side and he sweeps and Praveen does well to slide at fine leg

25.2

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, makes room and whips it against the turn to midwicket

25.3

Tendulkar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, stays back and works it down to deep square leg

25.5

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, makes room and steers it to short third man

25.6

Raina to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, claps it down towards sweeper cover

Pakistan 156/0   Mohammad Hafeez 81* (87b 9x4)
26.2

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, goes back and punches it down to long-off

26.6

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, works it down towards square leg for a single

Pakistan 159/0   Mohammad Hafeez 82* (89b 9x4)
27.2

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gets on his knee and sweeps firmly down to deep square leg

27.4

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg and he works it to wide long-on

27.6

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, SIX, flat! Hafeez gets on his knee and slogs him flat and over the reach of deep square leg, good bat speed on that one

Pakistan 170/0   Mohammad Hafeez 90* (92b 9x4 1x6)
28.2

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gets forward and works it down to long-on

28.4

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run

28.5

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, pushes a low full toss down to long-on

Pakistan 174/0   Mohammad Hafeez 92* (95b 9x4 1x6)
29.5

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, goes back at the crease and clips him down to deep square leg

Pakistan 183/0   Mohammad Hafeez 93* (96b 9x4 1x6)
30.2

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, smartly played, waited for it and steered it wide of short third man while on the front foot

30.3

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, initially wanted to paddle that but then decided to steer it to short third man, Jamshed was off the blocks quickly, the fielder fumbled

30.5

Sharma to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, makes room and cuts him down to sweeper cover, he's prepared to play it late

Pakistan 190/0   Mohammad Hafeez 97* (99b 9x4 1x6)
31.2

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, clipped straight to midwicket, no chance of a run there

31.3

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, fullish on the pads and worked to long-on, 98 now

31.6

YK Pathan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, full on the off stump and pushed to long-off, he will keep the strike, on 99

Pakistan 197/0   Mohammad Hafeez 99* (102b 9x4 1x6)
32.1

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, century No.4 for Hafeez! Pushes a quick single down to mid-off, Ashwin gathered but Hafeez was too quick for him, a century against India will always look good on the CV for a Pakistan cricketer and vice-versa

32.4

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, goes back at the crease and pushes it to long-off, that's the 200 up

Pakistan 200/0   Mohammad Hafeez 101* (104b 9x4 1x6)
33.2

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, full and pushed back to the bowler

33.3

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, tossed up and clipped down to long-on

33.5

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 wide, drifts wide down the leg side, quicker delivery

33.5

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, commits forward and gently pushes it to long-on

Pakistan 208/0   Mohammad Hafeez 103* (107b 9x4 1x6)
34.2

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, timed that clip really well to deep midwicket, he jogs the single

34.6

Kumar to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fuller delivery and he drills it back to the bowler

Pakistan 218/0   Mohammad Hafeez 104* (109b 9x4 1x6)
35.2

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, hit on the pads as he tries to sweep and there's an appeal, seems like ages ago since we heard an appeal

35.3

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run

35.6

Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, stays back and he clips it off the pads

Pakistan 224/1   Mohammad Hafeez 105* (112b 9x4 1x6)
36.2

Dinda to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, slower ball and Hafeez didn't read it properly! He was on his knee to slog that away over the on side, the off cutter hits his back leg, you could see off and middle stumps, Gould was convinced

Mohammad Hafeez lbw b Dinda 105 (163m 113b 9x4 1x6) SR: 92.92

Pakistan 225/2   Mohammad Hafeez 105 (113b 9x4 1x6)
x
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships