Asia Cup - 5th match

India v Pakistan

India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

36.1

Dinda to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Akmal walks down the pitch, adjusts his shot on seeing the shorter length and dabs it to third man

36.5

Dinda to Umar Akmal, 1 run, short again and this time he opens the face of the bat and steers him down to third man

Pakistan 227/2   Umar Akmal 2* (2b)

37.1

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 4 runs, ouch! Rohit and Kohli collide, he played it behind square leg and the two fielders converged, Kohli seemed to take the bigger blow, they run four

37.2

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 run

37.4

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, no run, clipped just wide of the bowler

37.5

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, no run, turn and bounce and it hits him high on the pad

37.6

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, no run, clipped to the on side and they can't sneak in a single

Pakistan 237/2   Umar Akmal 7* (7b)

38.2

Dinda to Umar Akmal, FOUR, Akmal takes control! Length ball on middle and leg and he makes room and pulls over midwicket, nearly a six

38.3

Dinda to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, good running! He clipped it in front of long-on and called for two as soon as he set off, put pressure on the fielder

38.4

Dinda to Umar Akmal, FOUR, Akmal's not done yet in this over! Pitched up delivery on the off stump, Akmal makes room and scoops that over mid-off

38.5

Dinda to Umar Akmal, 1 run, the slow leg cutter, he pushes that to the on side

Pakistan 249/2   Umar Akmal 18* (11b 2x4)

39.2

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 run, continues round the wicket, he stays back and clips him down to deep midwicket

39.4

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 run, clipped towards long-on again, shaping to be another big partnership

39.6

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, no run, Akmal shapes to cut but the extra bounce beats him, that wasn't too far from the edge too

Pakistan 256/2   Umar Akmal 20* (14b 2x4)

40.2

Kumar to Umar Akmal, 1 run, he moves his back leg to distract the bowler, bowls the slower ball and he edges it down to third man

40.4

Kumar to Umar Akmal, no run, fullish on the off stump and he pushes it to cover

40.5

Kumar to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, thick leading edge but it clears extra cover, lucky escape there for the batsman

40.6

Kumar to Umar Akmal, 1 run, drills a full delivery down to long-off and nearly picks up a boundary, Akmal was too slow with the running there

Pakistan 262/2   Umar Akmal 24* (18b 2x4)

41.1

IK Pathan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, full on the of stump and forced down to long-off

41.5

IK Pathan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Akmal tried to paddle it but adjusted well to the full delivery on the off stump, he ended up squeezing it to the off side

Pakistan 269/2   Umar Akmal 26* (20b 2x4)

42.2

Kumar to Umar Akmal, no run, makes room to a full delivery and he swings and misses

42.3

Kumar to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, steers it down towards Ashwin at third man, Akmal takes the first run quickly and hurries Younis for the second

42.4

Kumar to Umar Akmal, no run, backs away to slam it straight but misses it completely

42.5

Kumar to Umar Akmal, OUT, straight to short fine leg! Akmal tries to paddle it away down to fine leg, it's a low full toss swinging in and he ends up scooping it down to Gambhir who didn't have to move much

Umar Akmal c Gambhir b Kumar 28 (31m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

Pakistan 273/3   Umar Akmal 28 (24b 2x4)
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Pakistan won by 2 runs
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 20, 2012
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India v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 18, 2012
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Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Mar 16, 2012
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Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 15, 2012
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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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