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   P Kumar 1-0-5-0
2.1

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, no run, stays over the wicket to the left-hander, lands it outside off and straightens to the keeper

2.2

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, no run, punched off the back foot down to short cover

2.3

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, the timing was exquisite there, not a bad delivery, length ball on middle and he just clipped it wide of midwicket, didn't hit it too hard, maintained his balance

2.4

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, and another in the same area! Fuller delivery this time and Jamshed bent forward slightly, clipped it with the movement wide of mid-on

2.5

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, no run, stays back at the crease and defends back to the bowler

2.6

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, Praveen struggles with his line as he once again strays down the leg side, he moves across and clips it down to the vacant spaces at fine leg

Pakistan 20/0   P Kumar 2-0-17-0
29.1

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, no run, full and wide and he square drives it to point

29.2

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, nothing going India's way, wasn't a bad delivery and Jamshed shaped to cut but got a thick outside edge past the keeper and beats third man

29.3

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 2 runs, chips down the track and checks his shot, dabs it down to third man

29.4

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, angles it towards the left-hander and he works it down to long-on

29.5

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

29.6

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, clips it down to short midwicket for a quick single

Pakistan 184/0   P Kumar 3-0-26-0
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

32.2

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, no run, Jamshed gets forward and pushes a full delivery down to mid-off

32.3

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, forces it wide of deep point for a single

32.4

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

32.5

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 2 runs, makes room and slices it down to deep point for a single

32.6

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, bangs it in short and he swivels and pulls him down to deep square leg

Pakistan 203/0   P Kumar 4-0-32-0
34.1

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, Jamshed gets his maiden ODI century! Clips a full delivery down to wide long-on and he bends down to do the sajda, well played Nasir!

34.2

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

34.3

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, no run, comes round the wicket, he clips it straight to square leg

34.4

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, SIX, audacious! Shows his confidence, Jamshed made room and Praveen followed him, he picked that from wide of the leg stump and deposited that just over the rope at deep square leg

34.5

Kumar to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, makes room and drills a full toss down to long-on

34.6

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

Pakistan 218/0   P Kumar 5-0-41-0
40.1

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

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

40.3

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

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   P Kumar 6-0-47-0
42.1

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

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

42.6

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, no run, the milestone will have to wait, he stays back and defends this one

Pakistan 273/3   P Kumar 7-0-50-1
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

44.3

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, 1 wide, full and wide outside the off stump, he makes room and tries to squirt it out

44.3

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, 2 leg byes, clipped off the pad to the on side and there's an overthrow to the bowler's end

44.4

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, smacks a low full toss wide of long-off, Dinda does well to pick it up so they can only take a single

44.5

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

44.6

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, good slower ball again, Afridi makes room and angles it down to third man

Pakistan 287/3   P Kumar 8-0-57-1
46.1

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, reaches out to a low full toss outside off and he slices it one-handed over point, he seems to have broken his bat

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

46.3

Kumar to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, scoops a low full toss and it just drops short of long-on, another chip flies off the bat and this time Afridi asks for a new bat

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   P Kumar 9-0-69-1
48.1

Kumar to Hammad Azam, no run, swings at a full delivery outside off and misses

48.2

Kumar to Hammad Azam, 1 run, drives square on the front foot and Tiwary does really well to slide to his right at point and save at least two

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

48.6

Kumar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, gets an inside edge down to deep midwicket

Pakistan 324/5   P Kumar 10-0-77-2
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