India tour of Pakistan, 2005/06 / Commentary

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has won the toss and elected to bat first.

0.1

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Pathan to Malik - starts off with a beauty! pitched in line and swinging back in, Malik defends and the ball rolls away of the edge, Pakistan off the mark straightaway.

0.2

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery outside the off stump, Butt defends on the front foot and the ball rolls away of the inner half of the bat

0.3

Pathan to Salman Butt, FOUR, Pathan to Butt - fraction short, hint of away swing, Butt moves across a bit and runs it down well wide of the fielder at gully, off the mark in style

0.4

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - same line and length, bit too wide outside the off stump on this occasion, defended towards point

0.5

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt, line and length, Butt on the back foot defending, no runs

0.6

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - beauty to end the over! this one went straight on after hitting the deck and it goes right through Butt, Pathank starts off with a decent over

RP Singh who is on debut will share the new ball with Pathan.

End of over 1 (5 runs) Pakistan 5/0
Salman Butt    4* (5b 1x4)      IK Pathan    1-0-5-0
Shoaib Malik    1* (1b)     

1.1

Singh to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, RP Singh to Malik - short of a length and angling across, Malik drives off the back-foot and the ball files of the edge, Kumble at gully fails to pick it up and the ball races away to the third man fence

1.2

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - anlging across the right-hander, no shot offered

1.3

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - full and on the stumps, hint of inswing, Malik gets right behind the line and defends it down safely

1.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - fraction short and angling across, Malik drives off the back-foot and the ball goes straight to Kumble at gully

1.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - good length delivery, shaping in a bit but down the leg side, Malik fails to make contact and the ball goes straight to the keeper, half hearted appeal for caught behind turned down - and rightly so

1.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - again bit of shape in but way down the leg side, Malik leaves it for the keeper

Short leg is out, two slips and two gullys in place for the left-hander

End of over 2 (4 runs) Pakistan 9/0
Shoaib Malik    5* (7b 1x4)      RP Singh    1-0-4-0
Salman Butt    4* (5b 1x4)      IK Pathan    1-0-5-0

2.1

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery, stopped a bit after hitting the deck, Butt defends it down on the off side

2.2

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery, shaping away from the left-hander, driven straight to the gully fielder

2.3

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - again the same line and length, defended on the back-foot

2.4

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - full and on the pads, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

2.5

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - probing delivery outside the off stump, hint of away moment, Butt moves across a bit and drives it straight to Tendulkar at mid-off

2.6

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - full and close to the off stump line, driven straight back to the bowler, lot of bottom hand went into that shot

End of over 3 (maiden) Pakistan 9/0
Salman Butt    4* (11b 1x4)      IK Pathan    2-1-5-0
Shoaib Malik    5* (7b 1x4)      RP Singh    1-0-4-0

3.1

Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 wide, (wide) RP Singh to Malik - pitched wide outside the off stump and angling away further, out of reach and its called a wide

3.1

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - another wayward delivery, this time down the leg side, Malik leaves it for the keeper - Singh struggling a bit here

3.2

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - much better, pitched in line and shaping in, Malik gets right behind the line and nicely defends it down on the track

3.3

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - again bit of shape in, on the middle and leg stump line, defended on the back-foot

3.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, RP Singh to Malik - that's a gift! juicy fulltoss on the pads, Malik quickly gets into a good position and effortlessly turns it away to the backward square leg fence - Singh needs a new radar

3.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - short of a good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Malik watchfully leaves it for the keeper

3.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - good delivery to end the over, defended towards point

End of over 4 (5 runs) Pakistan 14/0
Shoaib Malik    9* (13b 2x4)      RP Singh    2-0-9-0
Salman Butt    4* (11b 1x4)      IK Pathan    2-1-5-0

4.1

Pathan to Salman Butt, FOUR, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery outside the off stump, shaping away from the left-hander, Butt moves across a long away and drives on the up, ball beats the diving fielder at point and races away to the fence, lovely shot

4.2

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt, length ball, Butt keeps it out, no runs

4.3

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery, shaping away late, Butt looking to defend is beaten all ends up - well bowled

4.4

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - straight delivery, close to the off stump line, defended straight back down the carpet

4.5

Pathan to Salman Butt, 1 run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery outside the off stump, again shaping away a bit, Butt gets well forward and punches it wide of the fielder at mid-off, quick single taken

4.6

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, Pathan to Malik - drifting on to the pads, Malik moves across and flicks it away behind square on the leg side, third man had lot of ground to cover and Malik gets enough time to come back for the second.

End of over 5 (7 runs) Pakistan 21/0
Shoaib Malik    11* (14b 2x4)      IK Pathan    3-1-12-0
Salman Butt    9* (16b 2x4)      RP Singh    2-0-9-0

5.1

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 run, RP Singh to Butt - angling in from outside the off stump, Butt works it away off his pads to the fine leg region for an easy single

5.2

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - quicker delivery, angling right across the right-hander, no shot offered

5.3

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - beauty! this one nipped back of the seam and Malik ends up with an inside edge onto his pad and that saves him - loud appeal for lbw turned down

5.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, RP Singh to Malik - follows it up with a wayward delivery down the leg side - Malik moves across, gets right inside the line and flicks it away to the fine leg fence, all the good work destroyed in a second.

5.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, line and length, Malik defends off the back foot, no runs

5.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, good line and length delivery, Malik leaves the ball, no runs

End of over 6 (5 runs) Pakistan 26/0
Shoaib Malik    15* (19b 3x4)      RP Singh    3-0-14-0
Salman Butt    10* (17b 2x4)      IK Pathan    3-1-12-0

6.1

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery, swinging away from the left hander, bit too wide and Butt leaves it to the keeper

6.2

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - close to the off stump line, punched straight to the fielder at cover

6.3

Pathan to Salman Butt, 1 run, Pathan to Butt - bit of width outside the off stump, punched wide of Tendulkar at mid-off, quick single taken

6.4

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, Pathan to Malik - short delivery, Malik ducks under it

6.5

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, Pathan to Malik, good line and length, Malik defends it, no runs

6.6

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, Pathan to Malik, line and length, Malik defends on the front foot, no runs

End of over 7 (1 run) Pakistan 27/0
Shoaib Malik    15* (22b 3x4)      IK Pathan    4-1-13-0
Salman Butt    11* (20b 2x4)      RP Singh    3-0-14-0

7.1

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, RP Singh to Butt - on the middle and leg stump line, played just wide of the fielder at mid-on

7.2

Singh to Salman Butt, 2 runs, RP Singh to Butt - coming in with the angle, Butt stays back and works it away behind square on the leg side

7.3

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, RP Singh to Butt, length ball, Butt defends, no runs

7.4

Singh to Salman Butt, FOUR, RP Singh to Butt - full and angling in, Butt gets a good stride forward and punches it straight down the carpet to the long-on fence, sweetly timed shot

7.5

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, RP Singh to Butt - defended outside the off stump

7.6

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 leg bye, RP Singh to Butt - drifting on to the pads, Butt looking to work it away fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and rolls away behind square, another wayward over comes to an end

End of over 8 (7 runs) Pakistan 34/0
Salman Butt    17* (26b 3x4)      RP Singh    4-0-20-0
Shoaib Malik    15* (22b 3x4)      IK Pathan    4-1-13-0

8.1

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery, swinging away, puched away towards cover

8.2

Pathan to Salman Butt, 2 runs, Pathan to Butt - drifting on to middle and off, drive well wide of the fielder at mid-on, easy two

8.3

Pathan to Salman Butt, FOUR, Pathan to Butt - short delivery outside the off stump, came in slow off the track, Butt quickly moves back and pulls it away to the vacant midwicket fence

8.4

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - good length delivery, shaping away a bit, defended on the front-foot

8.5

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - same line and length, defended towards cover

8.6

Pathan to Salman Butt, no run, Pathan to Butt - full and close to the off stump line, defended straight back to the bowler

End of over 9 (6 runs) Pakistan 40/0
Salman Butt    23* (32b 4x4)      IK Pathan    5-1-19-0
Shoaib Malik    15* (22b 3x4)      RP Singh    4-0-20-0

9.1

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - pitched wide outside the off stump and angling away further, no shot offered

9.2

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - good length delivery, angling across the right-hander, Malik drives opening the face of the bat, Kumble at gully moves across quickly and saves runs

9.3

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - this one came back in a bit, Malik defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

9.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, RP Singh to Malik - overpitched delivery outside the off stump and Malik takes full toll, drives on the up and the ball screams away of the middle of the bat, no stopping that

9.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, line and length, Malik defends it away, no runs

9.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, good length and wide of the off stump, Malik drives it just wide of Zaheer Khan at mid-off

Another harmless overs comes to an end. First bowling change of the day - Zaheer Khan into the attack now

End of over 10 (4 runs) Pakistan 44/0
Shoaib Malik    19* (28b 4x4)      RP Singh    5-0-24-0
Salman Butt    23* (32b 4x4)      IK Pathan    5-1-19-0

10.1

Khan to Salman Butt, (no ball) FOUR, (no ball) Z Khan to Butt - short and wide outside the off stump, Butt drives off the back-foot and finds the hole between the cover fielders, Khan under pressure straightaway

10.1

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt - drifting down the leg side, Butt fails to make contact

10.2

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt - on the stumps, driven striaght to the fielder at mid-on

10.3

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt - good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of away swing, no shot offered

10.4

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt - close to the off stump line, defended

10.5

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt, good line and length, straight line outside the off stump, defended back to the bowler

10.6

Khan to Salman Butt, no run

End of over 11 (5 runs) Pakistan 49/0
Salman Butt    27* (39b 5x4)      Z Khan    1-0-5-0
Shoaib Malik    19* (28b 4x4)      RP Singh    5-0-24-0

11.1

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, short and wide, angling across, Malik drives off the back-foot and the ball rolls behind off the inside edge, beaten by the lack of pace there

11.2

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik - short of a good length delivery, angling across, Malik stands tall on the back-foot and defends it down on the off side

11.3

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, short of a length, Malik goes for the pull but the shot is not timed well enough and the ball rolls away straight to the fielder at mid-on, again beaten by the lack of pace

11.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP Singh to Malik, good line and length delivery, Malik defends it, no runs

11.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, OUT, RP Singh to Malik, OUT (Caught) - breakthrough! bouncer on the stumps, Malik ducks under it but leaves his bat hanging in the air like a periscope, ball clips the edge and goes behind, Dravid at first slip dives across to his left and takes a fantastic catch to give RP Singh his maiden Test wicket

Shoaib Malik c Dravid b Singh 19 (52m 33b 4x4 0x6) SR: 57.57

11.6

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, leg side delivery, Younis Khan plays but misses, ball hits the pad and rolls away behind the stumps, appeal for lbw turned down - end of a successful over!

End of over 12 (wicket maiden) Pakistan 49/1
Younis Khan    0* (1b)      RP Singh    6-1-24-1
Salman Butt    27* (39b 5x4)      Z Khan    1-0-5-0

12.1

Khan to Salman Butt, FOUR, Z Khan to Butt - short delivery, angled in from outside the off stump, Butt gets enough time to rock back and pull it away to the midwicket fence

12.2

Khan to Salman Butt, FOUR, Z Khan to Butt - four more! Khan follows it up with a full delivery outside the off stump and Butt drives it right into the gap between mid-off and cover, excellent timing and placement, Salman Butt moving along nicely here

12.3

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt, good line and length, Butt defends it, no runs

12.4

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt, line and length, Butt defends, no runs

12.5

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt - good length delivery, angled in from outside the off stump, Butt gets a good stride forward and the ball hits the pad just outside the line of the off stump, loud appeal for lbw turned down

12.6

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven off the front-foot and the ball rolls away well in front of point

Wicket gets RP Singh another over

End of over 13 (8 runs) Pakistan 57/1
Salman Butt    35* (45b 7x4)      Z Khan    2-0-13-0
Younis Khan    0* (1b)      RP Singh    6-1-24-1

13.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length, angling across, a harmless delivery and Younis Khan plays no shot

13.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, good length and wide of the off stump, again angling away from the right-hander, Khan leaves it for the keeper

13.3

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, RP Singh to Younis Khan - again angling across, defended off the back-foot and the ball goes wide of the fielder at point, Khan off the mark with an easy single

13.4

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, RP Singh to Butt - full and outside the off stump, Butt drives hard but the shot it not timed well enough and the ball rolls away straight to Tendulkar at mid-off, probably came off the inner half of the bat

13.5

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, RP Singh to Butt, good length delivery, Butt edges the ball, no runs

13.6

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, RP Singh to Butt, good line but too full, Butt on the front-foot and Singh follows it up

End of over 14 (1 run) Pakistan 58/1
Salman Butt    35* (48b 7x4)      RP Singh    7-1-25-1
Younis Khan    1* (4b)      Z Khan    2-0-13-0

14.1

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - good length delivery, hint of in swing, defended straight to the fielder at cover

14.2

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - pitched up outside the of the off stump, was there to be hit but Khan fails to time it properly and the ball goes straight to the cover fielder

14.3

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - good length delivery, shaping away a bit but not enough to make Khan play at it

14.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - short of a length and angling across, Khan watchfully leaves it to the keeper

14.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - pitched in line and angling across, Khan gets a good stride forward and forces it away towards point

14.6

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - short and angling across, Khan goes after it but makes no contact, half hearted appeal for caught behind turned down, there was a sound as the ball passed the bat but the umpire was not interested

Harbhajan Singh into the attack now

End of over 15 (maiden) Pakistan 58/1
Younis Khan    1* (10b)      Z Khan    3-1-13-0
Salman Butt    35* (48b 7x4)      RP Singh    7-1-25-1

15.1

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Butt - on the stumps and turning away, defended stretching well forward

15.2

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Butt - turning in from outside the leg stump, Butt plays against the break and the ball rolls away on the leg side

15.3

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, 2 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Butt - turn and bounce! pitched on middle and leg and ripped across the left-hander, Butt pushes forward to defend and the ball flies off the edge, goes well over Dravid at first slip

15.4

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Butt, good length delivery, Butt pushes forward, no runs

15.5

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Butt, line and length, Butt defends it, no runs

15.6

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Butt - tossed up and turning away, defended on the front-foot

Harbhajan starts off with a good over.

End of over 16 (2 runs) Pakistan 60/1
Salman Butt    37* (54b 7x4)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-2-0
Younis Khan    1* (10b)      Z Khan    3-1-13-0

16.1

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan drives off the front-foot and the ball goes straight to the fielder at mid-off

16.2

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - fraction short and angling across, no shot offered

16.3

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - bit of width outside the off stump, Khan drives on the up and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat, ball seems to have stopped a bit after hitting the deck

16.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, down the leg side, Younis Khan defends it away, no runs

16.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, length ball, Younis Khan drives well but finds the fielder at mid-on

16.6

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - pitched up on the middle and off stump line, driven straight down the track to the mid-off region

Time for drinks

End of over 17 (maiden) Pakistan 60/1
Younis Khan    1* (16b)      Z Khan    4-2-13-0
Salman Butt    37* (54b 7x4)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-2-0

17.1

Harbhajan Singh to Salman Butt, 1 leg bye, Harbhajan Singh to Butt - off the pads and the ball rolls away behind the stumps on the leg side, quick single taken

17.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up and turning in, driven off the front-foot to the cover region

17.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - edged and wide! well bowled off spinner, Khan pushes forward to defend and the ball races away off the edge, went well wide of the fielder at first slip, close call that

17.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, length ball, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

17.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan pushes forward, no runs

17.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up and turning in, defended stretching well forward, another good over comes to an end

End of over 18 (5 runs) Pakistan 65/1
Younis Khan    5* (21b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-6-0
Salman Butt    37* (55b 7x4)      Z Khan    4-2-13-0

18.1

Khan to Salman Butt, no run, Z Khan to Butt, good line and length - angled in from wide of the crease, Butt drives and the ball crashes into the pad after clipping the inside edge

18.2

Khan to Salman Butt, OUT, Z Khan to Butt, OUT (Caught) - gone! good length delivery, coming in with the angle, Butt strides forward to defend but ends up playing down the wrong line, ball clips the inside edge and goes behind, Dhoni moves across to his right and takes a good catch. Pakistan two down

Salman Butt c †Dhoni b Khan 37 (85m 57b 7x4 0x6) SR: 64.91

Youhana is the next man in.

18.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, line and length, Youhana drives on the front foot, no runs

18.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, length ball, Youhana plays and misses, no runs

18.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Z Khan to Youhana - half volley outside the off stump, bad delivery first up, Youhana leans forward and drives it right into the gap between the cover fielders, off the mark in style

18.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Z Khan to Youhana - on the stumps, defended straight down the track to the mid-off region, easy single to end the over

End of over 19 (5 runs) Pakistan 70/2
Mohammad Yousuf    5* (4b 1x4)      Z Khan    5-2-18-1
Younis Khan    5* (21b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-6-0

19.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - drifting on to middle and leg, worked around the corner to the fine leg region, easy single

19.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up outside the off stump, Khan gets a good stride forward, gets to the pitch of the delivery and drives it in the air and well wide of the bowler, ball races away to the long-off fence

19.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

19.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - sharp turn, Khan pushes forward to defends, ball clips the inside edge and pops up on the leg side, fall well short of the fielder at short leg

19.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan keeps it out, no runs

19.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good length delivery, Younis Khan pushes forward, no runs

End of over 20 (5 runs) Pakistan 75/2
Younis Khan    9* (26b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    3-0-11-0
Mohammad Yousuf    6* (5b 1x4)      Z Khan    5-2-18-1

20.1

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, full outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at short cover

20.2

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - good length delivery, drifting on to middle and leg, Youhana drives off the front-foot, presenting the full face of the bat, ball races away straight to the fielder at mid-on

20.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, sends down a short one, right on target but kept low, Youhana ducks under it comfortably

20.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - another effort delivery, again on the stumps, Youhana ducks under it

20.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - and again, this time its a leg side bouncer, Youhana comfortably avoids it

20.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - on the middle and leg stump line, defended back to the bowler

Harbhajan to continue

End of over 21 (maiden) Pakistan 75/2
Mohammad Yousuf    6* (11b 1x4)      Z Khan    6-3-18-1
Younis Khan    9* (26b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    3-0-11-0

21.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, leg side delivery, Younis Khan moves across a bit and works it down to fine leg

21.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - tossed up and turning in, defended stretching well forward

21.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - full and outside the off stump, Youhana leans well forward and blocks it down

21.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - falt delivery, turning in from outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

21.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - gets forward and defends it down, ball rolls away on the leg side

21.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - another tight delivery, defended straight back down the track, Harbhajan moves across to his right and cuts off the single

End of over 22 (1 run) Pakistan 76/2
Mohammad Yousuf    6* (16b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    4-0-12-0
Younis Khan    10* (27b 2x4)      Z Khan    6-3-18-1

22.1

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan driving off the back foot and gets it wide of the fielder at mid-on

22.2

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, good line and length delivery, defended towards cover

22.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Z Khan to Youhana - on the pads, driven wide of Tendulkar at mid-on, Khan takes off for a single but Youhana sends him back, Tendulkar had all the time in the world but he misses the stumps at the bower's end and Khan makes it back safely - what a let off!

22.4

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, leg side delivery, Younis Khan works it through the leg side, 1 run

22.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, down the leg side, Youhana drives off the back foot, no runs

22.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - bowled from round the wicket, defended straight back to the bowler

End of over 23 (3 runs) Pakistan 79/2
Mohammad Yousuf    7* (20b 1x4)      Z Khan    7-3-21-1
Younis Khan    12* (29b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    4-0-12-0

23.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - turning in from wide outside the off stump, Khan goes right back and drives it through cover point, nicely opened the face of the bat to get the placement right

23.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up and turning in, driven stretching well forward, Harbhajan moves across to his left and cuts off the single

23.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan keeps it out, no runs

23.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - on the middle and leg stump line, swept away to fine leg

23.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - worked away off the pads to fine leg

23.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - turning in, defended stretching well forward, another decent Harbhajan over comes to an end

Spin from both ends now as Kumble comes into the attack Slip and a short leg in place

End of over 24 (6 runs) Pakistan 85/2
Younis Khan    17* (34b 3x4)      Harbhajan Singh    5-0-18-0
Mohammad Yousuf    8* (21b 1x4)      Z Khan    7-3-21-1

24.1

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Kumble to Youhana - starts off with a flighted delivery outside the off stump, Youhana gets well forward and drives it wide of Zaheer Khan at mid-off

Two slips in place for the right-hander

24.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - on the stumps, defended straight back down the track

24.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - on the stumps and turning away, defended on the front-foot with a straight bat

24.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, Kumble to Younis Khan - bit wide outside the off stump, Khan drives opening the face of the bat and the ball goes through cover point, easy single

24.5

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Kumble to Youhana - another wide delivery outside the off stump, turning away, Youhana finds the hole between the cover fielders, sweeper moves across in the deep and keeps it down to just one

24.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - close to the off stump line, driven to mid-off

End of over 25 (3 runs) Pakistan 88/2
Younis Khan    18* (38b 3x4)      A Kumble    1-0-3-0
Mohammad Yousuf    10* (23b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    5-0-18-0

25.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - full and turning in, defended on the front-foot, ball rolls away square on the off side

25.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - another tossed up delivery outside the off stump, defended straight to the fielder at silly point

25.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - drifts on to the pads, turned away through square leg for an easy single

25.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

25.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - swept away to the fine leg fence, took it from way outside the off stump and played it very fine, fine leg had no chance of cutting it off

25.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - turning in from outside the off stump, Khan stays back and at the last possible moment runs it away past the slip fielder, nicely opened the face of the bat there to get it wide of the fielder, well played

End of over 26 (9 runs) Pakistan 97/2
Younis Khan    26* (41b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    6-0-27-0
Mohammad Yousuf    11* (26b 1x4)      A Kumble    1-0-3-0

26.1

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, length ball, Youhana leaves it, no runs

26.2

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, good length but wide of the off stump, Youhana leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

26.3

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, length but down leg, Youhana keeps it out, no runs

26.4

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana - on the stumps and turning across, defended on the front-foot

26.5

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, length ball, Youhana defends it, no runs

26.6

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, good length delivery, defended straight to the fielder at short cover

End of over 27 (maiden) Pakistan 97/2
Mohammad Yousuf    11* (32b 1x4)      A Kumble    2-1-3-0
Younis Khan    26* (41b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    6-0-27-0

27.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - on the pads, turned away straight to the fielder at short leg

Slip, leg slip and a short leg in place

27.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan keeps it out, no runs

27.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, off the pads and the ball rolls away on the off side

27.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, full delivery, Younis Khan defends stretching well forward and the ball rolls away towards covers

27.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - pitched up on the stumps, was the quicker one, driven off the back-foot to the fielder at midwicket

27.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, leg side delivery, Younis Khan turns it away wide of the fielder at short leg

End of over 28 (maiden) Pakistan 97/2
Younis Khan    26* (47b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    7-1-27-0
Mohammad Yousuf    11* (32b 1x4)      A Kumble    2-1-3-0

28.1

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, good line and length delivery, Youhana leaves it to the keeper

28.2

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, good length delivery, defended stretching well forward

28.3

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana - on the stumps and turning away, defended stretching well forward

28.4

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana - quicker and full, driven straight to the fielder at short cover

28.5

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, length ball, Youhana drives off the back-foot and the ball rolls back to the bowler

28.6

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, SIX, Kumble to Youhana - well flighted delivery, right in the slot and Youhana lofts it straight back down the track for a beautiful six

End of over 29 (6 runs) Pakistan 103/2
Mohammad Yousuf    17* (38b 1x4 1x6)      A Kumble    3-1-9-0
Younis Khan    26* (47b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    7-1-27-0

29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 no ball, (no ball) Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

29.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length, Younis Khan sweeps, 1 run

29.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana, leg side delivery, Youhana hits it into the leg side, 1 run

29.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line but full, Younis Khan drives the ball through the off side, no runs

29.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, down the leg side, Younis Khan drives off the back foot, no runs

29.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run

End of over 30 (3 runs) Pakistan 106/2
Younis Khan    27* (53b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    8-1-30-0
Mohammad Yousuf    18* (39b 1x4 1x6)      A Kumble    3-1-9-0

30.1

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Kumble to Youhana - fraction short, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, Youhana quickly goes back and drives it wide of the cover fielder

30.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - bit too wide and turning away, no shot offered

30.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, 2 runs, Kumble to Younis Khan - on the middle and leg stump line, Youhana gets well forward and paddles it down to fine leg for a brace

30.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - defended back to the bowler

Two slips in place

30.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - well bowled leg-break, defended stretching well forward, ball rolls away towards point

30.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - left alone outside the off stump

Pathan is back

End of over 31 (3 runs) Pakistan 109/2
Younis Khan    29* (58b 5x4)      A Kumble    4-1-12-0
Mohammad Yousuf    19* (40b 1x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    8-1-30-0

31.1

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - starts off with a tight delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Youhana gets behind the line and drives it down to mid-on

31.2

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, Pathan to Youhana - on the middle and off stump line, driven straight down the track to the long-off region, long chase by RP singh saves two runs

31.3

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - good length delivery, angling across the right-hander, Youhana stands his ground and drives hard but fails to beat the fielder at cover

31.4

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - punched away off the back-foot to the cover region, fielder moves across quickly and cuts off the single

31.5

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Pathan to Youhana - good length delivery, drifting down the leg side and all Youhana had to do was get bat on ball, fine leg fielder had no chance of cutting it off as the ball went very fine - boundary brings up the 50 runs partnership

31.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

End of over 32 (6 runs) Pakistan 115/2
Mohammad Yousuf    25* (46b 2x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    6-1-25-0
Younis Khan    29* (58b 5x4)      A Kumble    4-1-12-0

32.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, Kumble to Younis Khan - short delivery outside the off stump, pushed off the back-foot to the deep cover region

32.2

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana - tossed up outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

32.3

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana - straighter one, Youhana cuts off the back-foot and the ball goes straight to the fielder at point, bat was close to the pad at the point of impact, appeal for lbw turned down

32.4

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Kumble to Youhana - short and wide outside the off stump, too easy a delivery for a man of Youhana's caliber, rocks back and pulls it away to the midwicket fence

32.5

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Kumble to Youhana, good line and length, Youhana defends it, no runs

32.6

Kumble to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Kumble to Youhana - another short delivery, this time Youhana picks the square leg fence, Pakistan on the move now

End of over 33 (9 runs) Pakistan 124/2
Mohammad Yousuf    33* (51b 4x4 1x6)      A Kumble    5-1-21-0
Younis Khan    30* (59b 5x4)      IK Pathan    6-1-25-0

33.1

Pathan to Younis Khan, FOUR, Pathan to Younis Khan - more runs! short and wide outside the off stump, cut away to the point fence

33.2

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, Pathan to Younis Khan - full and outside the off, left alone with ease

33.3

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, Pathan to Younis Khan - full and outside the off, slanting away, left alone

33.4

Pathan to Younis Khan, FOUR, Pathan to Younis Khan - overpitched and outside the off, driven fiercely at cover, Harbhajan tries to filed but only parries the ball to the cover boundary

33.5

Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, Pathan to Younis Khan, good line and length, Younis Khan drives it away, 1 run

33.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana, good line and length delivery, Youhana leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 34 (9 runs) Pakistan 133/2
Mohammad Yousuf    33* (52b 4x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    7-1-34-0
Younis Khan    39* (64b 7x4)      A Kumble    5-1-21-0

34.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan lets it go past, no runs

34.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

34.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - close to the off stump line, turning away, defended stretching well forward

34.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - bit too wide outside the off stump, no shot offered

34.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan, full on the stumps, driven straight back to the bowler

34.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, Kumble to Younis Khan - full and close to the off stump line, Khan covers the stumps and leaves it for the keeper

End of over 35 (maiden) Pakistan 133/2
Younis Khan    39* (70b 7x4)      A Kumble    6-2-21-0
Mohammad Yousuf    33* (52b 4x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    7-1-34-0

35.1

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Pathan to Youhana - short of a good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Youhana drives off the back-foot and the ball flies off the edge, luckily for Youhana the ball goes well wide of Kumble at gully

35.2

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - full and on the pads, defended to the midwicket region

35.3

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana, good length delivery on the pads, eased away on the leg side, midwicket moves across and cuts off the single

35.4

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - angling across, driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

35.5

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana - good length delivery, again angling across the right-hander, Youhana plays it late opening the face of the bat, Kumble at gully dives across and saves a certain boundary

35.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Pathan to Youhana, line and length, Youhana defends it back to the bowler

And that's lunch on day one. Pakistan moving along nicely here at this stage - Youhana and Younis Khan have so far added 72 runs for the third wicket and they are looking good for more. So far the bowlers have had a hard time bowling on this track and it looks like it going to be same all along. We will be back with all the live action in about 40 minutes time - be sure to join us then. Break - Lunch - Day 1. Players are back - Harbhajan Singh to bowl to Younis Khan. slip, leg slip and a short leg in place for the right-hander

End of over 36 (4 runs) Pakistan 137/2
Mohammad Yousuf    37* (58b 5x4 1x6)      IK Pathan    8-1-38-0
Younis Khan    39* (70b 7x4)      A Kumble    6-2-21-0

36.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - on the middle and off stump line, Khan gets a good stride forward and turns it away well in front of square leg for an easy single

36.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - full and on the stumps, turned away through the vacant square leg region for yet another easy single

36.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up and turning in, eased away on the leg side

36.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - Harbhajan once again strays on to middle and leg, Khan stays back and tucks it away to fine leg

36.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - well flighted delivery, close to the off stump line, Youhana gets forward and safely defends it down

36.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - tossed up and turning in from wide outside the off stump, Youhana goes right back and punches it straight back to the bowler

Zaheer Khan on from the other end - change of ends for him.

End of over 37 (3 runs) Pakistan 140/2
Mohammad Yousuf    38* (61b 5x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    9-1-33-0
Younis Khan    41* (73b 7x4)      IK Pathan    8-1-38-0

37.1

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - good length delivery, angling across and Khan glides it away well, Kumble at gully dives across to his left and cuts off a certain boundary - well played and well stopped

37.2

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - driven away well in front of square, no room for a single there

37.3

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - pitched up and angling across, driven straight to the fielder at point

37.4

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 no ball, Z Khan to Younis Khan - called for overstepping, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, driven straight to the man at mid-off

37.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - another one that goes across the right-hander, Khan gets behind the line and punches it straight to the man at point

37.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - on the middle and off stump line, hint of swing, defended on the front-foot

37.6

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - driven hard but on the bounce to Kumble at gully, end of a tight over

End of over 38 (1 run) Pakistan 141/2
Younis Khan    41* (80b 7x4)      Z Khan    8-3-22-1
Mohammad Yousuf    38* (61b 5x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    9-1-33-0

38.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - full and turning in, defended on the front-foot

38.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - bit wide outside the off stump, again turning in, Youhana gets a good stride forward and drives it well wide of the fielder at mid-off

38.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - quicker delivery, full and on the stumps, Khan picks it up early, steps forward and drives it away through midwicket, lovely shot

38.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Yonis Khan, good length delivery, Youhana keeps it out, no runs

38.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - another cracking drive - this time through covers, again in the slot outside the off stump and Khan places it to perfection, Tendulkar at mid-off quickly gives up the chase

38.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 3 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - fifty! on the pads and Khan flicks it through square leg for three runs

End of over 39 (12 runs) Pakistan 153/2
Younis Khan    52* (84b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-1-45-0
Mohammad Yousuf    39* (63b 5x4 1x6)      Z Khan    8-3-22-1

39.1

Khan to Younis Khan, 2 runs, Z Khan to Younis Khan - short delivery, banged in hard but the ball hardly took off - Khan sways back and pulls it away through square leg

39.2

Khan to Younis Khan, 2 runs, Z Khan to Younis Khan, good line but over-pitched, Younis Khan drives, 2 runs

39.3

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, length ball, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

39.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, Z Khan to Younis Khan, good line but over-pitched, Younis Khan drives, no runs

39.5

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, Z Khan to Younis Khan, down the leg side, Younis Khan plays and misses, 1 leg bye

39.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - edged but short! good length delivery, angling across after pitching in line with the stumps, Youhana looking to defend it on the front-foot ends up with an edge but the ball falls well short of Laxman at second slip

End of over 40 (5 runs) Pakistan 158/2
Mohammad Yousuf    39* (64b 5x4 1x6)      Z Khan    9-3-26-1
Younis Khan    56* (89b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-1-45-0

40.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan -

40.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - beaten by the turn but the impact was outside the line of the off stump, appeal for lbw turned down

40.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 2 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, leg side delivery, Younis Khan sweeping, 2 runs

40.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, length ball outside the off stump, Younis Khan paddles it away, 1 run

40.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 leg bye, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana, length but down leg, Youhana fails to make contact and the ball rolls away fine off the pad

40.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, down the leg side, Younis Khan pushes forward, no runs

End of over 41 (4 runs) Pakistan 162/2
Younis Khan    59* (94b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    11-1-48-0
Mohammad Yousuf    39* (65b 5x4 1x6)      Z Khan    9-3-26-1

41.1

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - bowled from round the stumps, coming in with the angle, Youhana gets behind the line and drives it straight to the fielder at mid-on

41.2

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - again driven away well but straight to the fielder at mid-on

41.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - angled in from wide outside the, defended down on the off side

41.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - pitched up on the middle and off stump line, hint of reverse swing, Youhana drives hard but straight to the fielder at silly mid-on

41.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - bowled from round the stumps and this one swung away from the right-hander, definite reverse swing there, Youhana watchfully leaves it to the keeper

41.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - straight delivery outside the off stump, Youhana playing for the swing gets beaten by a long way, good delivery to end the over

End of over 42 (maiden) Pakistan 162/2
Mohammad Yousuf    39* (71b 5x4 1x6)      Z Khan    10-4-26-1
Younis Khan    59* (94b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    11-1-48-0

42.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - turned away behind square on the leg side

42.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana, length ball, Youhana works it away wide of the fielder at midwicket

42.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, full on the stumps, defended stretching well forward

42.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - bit wide outside the off stump, turning in, defended on the front-foot

42.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - on the middle and off stump line, turned away on the leg side

42.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

End of over 43 (2 runs) Pakistan 164/2
Younis Khan    60* (99b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    12-1-50-0
Mohammad Yousuf    40* (72b 5x4 1x6)      Z Khan    10-4-26-1

43.1

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - punched straight to the fielder at point

Khan bowling round the stumps to the right-handers

43.2

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, Z Khan to Youhana - strays on to middle and leg, played away well in front of square leg, 100 partnership comes up

43.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, line and length, Youhana drives, no runs

43.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana, good line and length delivery, Youhana defends it, no runs

43.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

43.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Z Khan to Youhana - short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Youhana opens the face of the bat and runs it away well wide of slip fielder, excellent placement

End of over 44 (6 runs) Pakistan 170/2
Mohammad Yousuf    46* (78b 6x4 1x6)      Z Khan    11-4-32-1
Younis Khan    60* (99b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    12-1-50-0

44.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - driven straight back to the bowler

44.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - tossed up and turning in, swpet away nicely to fine leg for a single, took it from outside the off stump and did well to keep it down

44.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - full and turning in, Youhana gets well forward and defends presenting the full face of the bat, ball rolls back to the bowler

44.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - driven straight to the fielder at covers

44.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana - tossed up outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward, not much turn at the moment

44.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana, line and length, Youhana defends on the front foot, no runs

Current Partnership: 106 runs, 26.4 overs, RR: 3.98 One slip in place for Zaheer

End of over 45 (1 run) Pakistan 171/2
Mohammad Yousuf    46* (82b 6x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    13-1-51-0
Younis Khan    61* (101b 9x4)      Z Khan    11-4-32-1

45.1

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, Z Khan to Younis Khan - on the pads, turned away towards the vacant square leg region, easy single

45.2

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - angled in, Youhana takes it on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the leg side

45.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - straight delivery outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

45.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - short and wide outside the off stump, Youhana cuts hard but fails to beat the fielder at point

45.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Z Khan to Youhana - good length delivery, hint of reverse swing, Youhana stays back and glides it just wide of the fielder at gully

45.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Z Khan to Youhana - pitched up outside the off stump, Youhana leans forward and drives opening the face of the bat and the ball races away through cover point, lovely shot to bring up his half-century

End of over 46 (5 runs) Pakistan 176/2
Mohammad Yousuf    50* (87b 7x4 1x6)      Z Khan    12-4-37-1
Younis Khan    62* (102b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    13-1-51-0

46.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, length ball, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

46.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length, Younis Khan drives off the back foot, no runs

46.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - beaten trying to sweep

46.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan gets well forward and drives on the up, ball races away to long-on and an easy single is added to the total

46.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana, length ball, Youhana defends it, no runs

46.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Youhana, good length delivery, Youhana defends it, no runs

Another bowling change - RP Singh comes back into the attack.

End of over 47 (1 run) Pakistan 177/2
Mohammad Yousuf    50* (89b 7x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    14-1-52-0
Younis Khan    63* (106b 9x4)      Z Khan    12-4-37-1

47.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, length ball outside the off stump, Younis Khan drives off the front-foot and the ball goes straight to the fielder at mid-off

47.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan - pitched in line and angling across, defended on the front-foot

47.3

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, full and down leg side, Younis Khan moves across, gets well inside the line and slaps it away to fine leg, straight to Kumble in the deep

47.4

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, RP Singh to Youhana - short of a good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Youhana carefully leaves it for the keeper

47.5

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, RP Singh to Youhana - another wasted delivery down the leg side, Youhana too gets well inside the line and hammers it away to the fine leg fence, this time Kumble in the deep had no chance of cutting it off, easy runs!

47.6

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, RP Singh to Youhana - good length delivery, angling across the right-hander, Youhana nicely opens the face of the bat and runs it down to third man, gets it wide of the fielder in the deep and comes back for the second

End of over 48 (7 runs) Pakistan 184/2
Mohammad Yousuf    56* (92b 8x4 1x6)      RP Singh    8-1-32-1
Younis Khan    64* (109b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    14-1-52-0

48.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - bit of width outside the off stump, cut away straight to the fielder at point

48.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan - again short and wide outside the off stump, this time Khan cuts and gets it wide of the fielder at point, ball rockets away to the fence

48.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan defends it, no runs

48.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, line and length, Younis Khan drives on the front foot, no runs

48.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, good length but down leg, Younis Khan plays and misses the ball, no runs

48.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, full and on the legs, Younis Khan pushes it off the back foot, 1 run, fielded by Z Khan

End of over 49 (5 runs) Pakistan 189/2
Younis Khan    69* (115b 10x4)      Harbhajan Singh    15-1-57-0
Mohammad Yousuf    56* (92b 8x4 1x6)      RP Singh    8-1-32-1

49.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length delivery, Younis Khan defends it away, no runs, fielded by RP Singh

49.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, good line and length, Younis Khan defends it to the off side, no runs

49.3

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, length ball, Younis Khan drives to the off side, no runs

49.4

Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, RP Singh to Younis Khan, full delivery, Younis Khan drives to the long-on fence, good shot! 4 runs

49.5

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, RP Singh to Younis Khan, length ball outside the off stump, Younis Khan cuts off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

49.6

Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, RP Singh to Younis Khan, short and wide, Younis Khan cuts it well to the extra-cover fence, good shot! 4 runs

Change in bowling, Kumble comes into the attack.

End of over 50 (8 runs) Pakistan 197/2
Younis Khan    77* (121b 12x4)      RP Singh    9-1-40-1
Mohammad Yousuf    56* (92b 8x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    15-1-57-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
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Jan 25, 2006

Zaheer Khan was on a roll taking four wickets, Pakistan v India, 2nd Test, 5th day, Faisalabad, January 25 2006

Zaheer Khan was on a roll taking four wickets

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Jan 25, 2006

Younis Khan edges the ball, Pakistan v India, 2nd Test, 5th day, Faisalabad, January 25 2006

Younis Khan edges the ball

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