Asia Cup - 5th match

India v Pakistan

India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

1.1

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, no run, gentle movement away from the left-hander, not much pace and Jamshed was happy to leave it

1.2

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, no run, sharper movement away from the batsman and Jamshed didn't offer a shot again

1.3

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, fuller in length on the pads and he clips it down to fine leg, Dinda picks up

1.4

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

1.5

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, no run, teases him with late away movement, Jamshed had to play at it and the ball nearly shaved the face of the bat

1.6

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, gets beside the line and deftly angles it down to point

Pakistan 8/0   IK Pathan 1-0-3-0

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   IK Pathan 2-0-8-0

5.1

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, no run, goes back at the crease and punches it down to cover point

5.2

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, no run, lots of away movement and driven very firmly but straight to Rohit at short cover, that stung his right hand

5.3

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, too straight and on the body, he clips him behind square on the on side

5.4

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

5.5

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, punched just wide of the bowler and Irfan dives, Yusuf does well to slide at mid-on to stop it

5.6

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

Pakistan 30/0   IK Pathan 3-0-11-0

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   IK Pathan 4-0-16-0

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

9.3

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, the attempted yorker turns into a low full toss, Jamshed comes well forward and drives it firmly past cover point, picks the narrow gap between two fielders

9.4

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, no run, gets beside the line and steers it to point

9.5

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, just opens the face and dabs it down towards third man for a single

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   IK Pathan 5-0-26-0

18.1

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 wide, Jamshed makes room and exposes his stumps and Irfan follows him and yet bowls it wide down the leg side

18.1

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he clips it straight to Dinda at fine leg

18.2

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

18.3

IK Pathan to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, stays beside the line and angles it down to third man

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   IK Pathan 6-0-39-0

41.1

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

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

41.5

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

41.6

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

Pakistan 270/2   IK Pathan 7-0-47-0

43.1

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

43.2

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, gets to 7000 ODI runs with a single squeezed out to deep cover

43.3

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

43.4

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, pushes a full delivery down to long-on, looks like he's setting himself up for something big

43.5

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

43.6

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, no run, tries to squeeze out a yorker outside off and Dhoni asks the question, he thought he may have edged it

Pakistan 278/3   IK Pathan 8-0-52-0

45.1

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 wide, Irfan totally loses control of that, high full toss really wide of the off stump, he was attempting the slower ball

45.1

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, no run, good comeback by Irfan, gets his slower ball right this time, can only push it back to the bowler

45.2

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, punches it towards mid-off and hurries the single

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

45.6

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, fullish delivery and drilled down to long-on

Pakistan 295/3   IK Pathan 9-0-60-0

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

47.2

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, bashed down the ground to long-off and he nearly smacked his non-striker along the way

47.3

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

47.4

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, 1 no ball, he loses control of that and sprays a high full toss, apologies to Afridi

47.4

IK Pathan to Shahid Afridi, OUT, he picks a full delivery and tries to hoick it over deep midwicket but hits it straight down Kohli's throat, temporary relief for India

Shahid Afridi c Kohli b IK Pathan 9 (26m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

47.5

IK Pathan to Hammad Azam, no run, squirts out a yorker to point and he was sent back, a direct hit was needed

47.6

IK Pathan to Hammad Azam, 3 runs, shows his confidence by moving across and scooping over short fine leg, Dinda chases and just manages to pull it back

Pakistan 316/4   IK Pathan 10-0-69-1
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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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