Asia Cup, 2008 / Commentary

Asia Cup - 7th match, Super Four

Bangladesh v India

India won by 7 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)

20.1

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, turning in from off and middle, worked to square leg

20.2

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, on the off and middle, turned to the on side

20.3

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, turns in from outside off, dabbed to left of short third man

20.4

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, nudges a delivery turning into off stump to cover point

20.5

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, leans forward to defend a full delivery on the off stump

20.6

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, stretches forward to sweep over midwicket. He saw the big gap there and played with the turn.

Bangladesh 109/3   YK Pathan 1-0-7-0

22.1

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, on the off stump line, not much turn, pushed to on side and Yusuf rushes across to make the stop

22.2

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turns in to middle, squeezed off the inner edge to short fine leg

22.3

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, pushed towards mid-on, set off for a single but Yusuf intercepted it and he got back in time

22.4

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, steps down the track and pushes it down to long-on for a single

22.5

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, goes back to punch a short and flat delivery to long-on

22.6

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, down the leg side and Dhoni gathers

22.6

Pathan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full, on the off and middle, driven to long-on

Bangladesh 120/3   YK Pathan 2-0-11-0

24.1

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, full on the middle, eased to long-on for a single

24.2

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, leans across to push a full delivery to point

24.3

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, tossed up full on the off and middle line, driven to long-on.

24.4

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, flighted delivery on the off and middle has been sent down to long-on

24.5

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, turns in from outside off stump, chopped to short third man.

24.6

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, get on the front foot and drives to covers

Bangladesh 124/4   YK Pathan 3-0-14-0

30.1

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, turns in from outside off stump, slow through the air, dabbed to the on side

30.2

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, leans forward to nudge a flighted delivery down the track

30.3

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, stretches across to paddle a delivery from outside off

30.4

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, flatter, quicker, and pushed with the turn to midwicket

30.5

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, short of length, turning in towards off stump, guided to cover point for a single

30.6

Pathan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, leans forward to defend and is struck on the body

Bangladesh 152/4   YK Pathan 4-0-16-0

32.1

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, goes back to push a full delivery to point

32.2

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, turns in from outside off, pushed to the onside and Yusuf intercepts

32.3

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, fuller, turning in, checks his drive and the ball rolls back to the bowler

32.4

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, quicker and defended with the full face of the bat

32.5

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 2 runs, dropped by the diving Gony at long-on. It was chipped towards him and he ran in, appeared to have judged it initially, but was surprised as it dipped on him and he lunged but couldn't quite get his palm under the ball.

32.6

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, on the middle and leg, Kapali gets forward to push it to the on side

Bangladesh 161/4   YK Pathan 5-0-18-0

34.1

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, turning in to the pad, misses the glance and it bounds off the pad

34.2

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, turns into middle and off, pushed to the on side

34.3

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, works his wrists to turn a delivery on the off stump to Robin at square leg

34.4

Pathan to Alok Kapali, FOUR, gets forward and swings a full delivery from outside off to wide long-on. Good clean hit.

34.5

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, flatter, worked to square leg

34.6

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, flat, shorter and quicker, pushed back to the bowler

Bangladesh 169/4   YK Pathan 6-0-22-0

36.1

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, on the off stump line, worked to midwicket

36.2

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, gets a leading edge on the drive and it lobs to mid-off and down to the long-off fielder

36.3

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, full and on the middle, worked to midwicket

36.4

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, goes back to wrist a delivery turning to leg stump to long leg

36.5

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, leans forward to punch to the bowler

36.6

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, on the middle stump line, worked to square leg

Bangladesh 173/5   YK Pathan 7-0-24-0

38.1

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, on the off stump, looks to push it on the leg side but gets a leading edge, which falls short of mid off

38.2

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run

38.3

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes it firmly to deep midwicket for a single

38.4

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, outside the off stump, cut late to short third man

38.5

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, on the off stump, comes forward and defends it

38.6

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, on the middle and leg, Mahumudullah turns it to fine leg for a single

Bangladesh 179/5   YK Pathan 8-0-28-0

40.1

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, goes back to push it back to the bowler

40.2

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, gets this one past the bowler and to long-on

40.3

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, dabbed to backward square leg

40.4

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, full outside off, driven to long-off

40.5

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, turns in , worked to Robin at backward square leg

40.6

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, leans forward to push to left of covers for a single

Bangladesh 189/5   YK Pathan 9-0-31-0

42.1

Pathan to Alok Kapali, SIX, Kapali brings up his 6th ODI fifty with a super slog sweep over midwicket. Back in the dressing room Ashraful looks pretty happy and signals to Kapali to carry on with his merry ways

42.2

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run

42.3

Pathan to Alok Kapali, SIX, Another slog sweep. Another six. This is fab stuff from Kapali. He went down on his knee to dispose it up over the boundary ropes

42.4

Pathan to Alok Kapali, no run, turns this flatter delivery to midwicket

42.5

Pathan to Alok Kapali, 1 run, gets forward to ease a full delivery to long-on

42.6

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, flat and quick on the off stump line, pushed to the off side

Bangladesh 206/5   YK Pathan 10-0-44-0
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Photos

Jun 28, 2008

Pragyan Ojha in his final delivery stride, Bangladesh v India, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, June 28, 2008

Pragyan Ojha in his final delivery stride

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Jun 28, 2008

Suresh Raina soaks in his second ODI hundred, Bangladesh v India, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, June 28, 2008

Suresh Raina soaks in his second ODI hundred

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