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)

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

Pakistan 4/0   Mohammad Hafeez 4* (4b 1x4)   P Kumar 0.4-0-4-0

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

Pakistan 12/0   Nasir Jamshed 6* (8b 1x4)   P Kumar 1.3-0-9-0

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

Pakistan 16/0   Nasir Jamshed 10* (9b 2x4)   P Kumar 1.4-0-13-0

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   Nasir Jamshed 14* (11b 3x4)   P Kumar 2-0-17-0

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

Pakistan 24/0   Mohammad Hafeez 9* (10b 2x4)   IK Pathan 1.3-0-7-0

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

Pakistan 35/0   Mohammad Hafeez 16* (21b 3x4)   IK Pathan 3.1-0-15-0

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

Pakistan 40/0   Mohammad Hafeez 21* (28b 4x4)   AB Dinda 2.2-0-7-0

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

Pakistan 46/0   Nasir Jamshed 21* (24b 4x4)   IK Pathan 4.3-0-21-0

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)   IK Pathan 5-0-26-0

Sharma to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, scrambling, lunging, desperate slide from Dinda at deep point, he gets a hand to the ball, it rolls away off his feet and by the time he recovers to get it back, it has touched the rope, a fine cut shot by Jamshed

Pakistan 72/0   Nasir Jamshed 34* (36b 5x4)   RG Sharma 1.2-0-8-0

Ashwin to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, Jamshed made a bit of room exposed the stumps, waited for the turn and punched it hard past cover, well played

Pakistan 87/0   Nasir Jamshed 42* (44b 6x4)   R Ashwin 0.1-0-4-0

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

Pakistan 98/0   Mohammad Hafeez 49* (57b 6x4)   AB Dinda 4.1-0-14-0

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

Pakistan 103/0   Nasir Jamshed 50* (47b 7x4)   AB Dinda 4.3-0-19-0

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

Pakistan 114/0   Mohammad Hafeez 56* (61b 7x4)   IK Pathan 5.4-0-34-0

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

Pakistan 118/0   Mohammad Hafeez 60* (62b 8x4)   IK Pathan 5.5-0-38-0

Ashwin to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, bowls it flat and short and Jamshed was ready for that, rocked back and pulled wide of Tendulkar at mid-on

Pakistan 130/0   Nasir Jamshed 62* (59b 8x4)   R Ashwin 2.3-0-17-0

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

Pakistan 144/0   Mohammad Hafeez 71* (75b 9x4)   SR Tendulkar 0.4-0-7-0

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

Pakistan 179/0   Nasir Jamshed 81* (81b 9x4)   P Kumar 2.2-0-21-0

Ashwin to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, makes room and lofts it inside out over cover, top shot

Pakistan 224/0   Nasir Jamshed 112* (103b 10x4 1x6)   R Ashwin 7.4-0-45-0

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   Younis Khan 5* (3b 1x4)   AB Dinda 6-0-29-1

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

Pakistan 242/2   Umar Akmal 11* (8b 1x4)   AB Dinda 6.2-0-34-1

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

Pakistan 248/2   Umar Akmal 17* (10b 2x4)   AB Dinda 6.4-0-40-1

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

Pakistan 267/2   Younis Khan 17* (13b 2x4)   IK Pathan 6.3-0-44-0

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

Pakistan 293/3   Younis Khan 31* (24b 3x4)   IK Pathan 8.4-0-58-0

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

Pakistan 302/3   Younis Khan 37* (27b 4x4)   P Kumar 8.4-0-64-1

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

Pakistan 306/3   Younis Khan 41* (28b 5x4)   P Kumar 8.5-0-68-1

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

Pakistan 323/4   Younis Khan 52* (33b 6x4)   P Kumar 9.4-0-76-1





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