Asia Cup, 2008 / Commentary

Asia Cup - 10th match, Super Four

Pakistan v India

Pakistan won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)

10.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Raina, no run, leans forward to defend a full-length delivery on the middle and off. Takes a walk towards square leg, looks around the field, takes a deep breath and is now ready to face the next ball

10.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Raina, 1 run, banged in short, at the rib cage, clipped to fine leg for a single

India 89/1   SK Raina 1* (2b)

11.3

Abdur Rauf to Raina, no run, hits the deck short of length and rushing through the off-stump channel, left alone

11.4

Abdur Rauf to Raina, no run, gets behind the line of a length delivery and pushes it back down the track

11.5

Abdur Rauf to Raina, no run, short of length, on the middle and leg, turned to the on side. "That's the better line boy," says Sarfraz.

11.6

Abdur Rauf to Raina, OUT, Another wicket goes down. Pakistan roar back into the game. It was dug in short and Raina went for the pull but had to fetch it from outside off and top edged it to Salman at deep midwicket region. Raina had jumped to defend the last two deliveries but decided to go after this one. Enter Dhoni.

SK Raina c Salman Butt b Abdur Rauf 1 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

India 91/3   SK Raina 1 (6b)
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Photos

Jul 2, 2008

Younis Khan presents the full face of the bat as he drives, Pakistan v India, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, July 2, 2008

Younis Khan presents the full face of the bat as he drives

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Jul 2, 2008

Piyush Chawla celebrates the wicket of Mohammad Yousuf, Pakistan v India, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, July 2, 2008

Piyush Chawla bowled Mohammad Yousuf

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