Asia Cup - 5th match

India v Pakistan

India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

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

4.6

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, gets half forward and jusy manages to squeeze it past backward point, he gets a hand to it and third man picks up

Pakistan 27/0   AB Dinda 1-0-2-0

6.1

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, just short of a length and he chops it down to point

6.2

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, Dinda continues over the wicket, Jamshed punches it straight to cover

6.3

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, goes back at the crease and he clips it down to midwicket

6.4

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, 1 wide, that's a very sharp bouncer but unfortunately for the bowler he is penalised, Dhoni just about catches it

6.4

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, angles it across the left-hander and he pushes it down to cover

6.5

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, stays beside the line and pushes it down to point

6.6

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, gets away with a full delivery as Jamshed can only drive straight to point

Pakistan 31/0   AB Dinda 2-0-3-0

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

8.6

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, length ball on the off stump and left alone

Pakistan 41/0   AB Dinda 3-0-8-0

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

15.3

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

15.4

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, no run, tucks him up for room and he punches it down to point

15.5

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he gets an inside edge to square leg

15.6

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

Pakistan 83/0   AB Dinda 4-0-10-0

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!

17.3

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, now Jamshed brings up his fifty! Solidly clipped close to the pads, uses his wrists well and Gambhir does a cross-country run from deep square leg and dives in vain

17.4

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, the short ball hurries on him and he fails to time it, the ball drops in front of square leg

17.5

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

17.6

Dinda to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, close call for Jamshed! Another sharp bouncer and he was in no position to pull with authority, top edge falls wide of square leg, wide of any fielder

Pakistan 106/0   AB Dinda 5-0-22-0

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

36.2

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

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

36.5

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

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   AB Dinda 6-0-29-1

38.1

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

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

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   AB Dinda 7-0-43-1

49.1

Dinda to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 wide, bowls a slower ball really wide of the off stump, Misbah opted not to do anything with it

49.1

Dinda to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, down the track and he gets a high full toss which he inside edges to the thigh, ouch!

49.2

Dinda to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, pulls a slower delivery down to deep midwicket and takes a single

49.3

Dinda to Hammad Azam, OUT, India's catching of late should lift their spirits! Azam gets across to the off stump to to slam a slower delivery over the on side, wasn't in full control and Kohli managed to cup it while pedaling backwards, fell back and managed to hang on

Hammad Azam c Kohli b Dinda 4 (9m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

49.4

Dinda to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, forces a full toss down to deep square leg

49.5

Dinda to Umar Gul, 1 bye, swishes a slower ball and fails to make contact, they sneak in a bye

49.6

Dinda to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah was on all fours when he played that! Another slower ball and he tried to whip that over midwicket, slipped at the crease but managed to gather himself

Pakistan 329/6   AB Dinda 8-0-47-2
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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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