India tour of United Arab Emirates, 1st ODI: India v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Apr 18, 2006
DLF Cup - 1st ODI
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi (neutral venue)
18 April 2006 - night match (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal RV Uthappa c Mohammad Yousuf b Naved-ul-Hasan 12 31 24 1 0 50.00
7.1 first-blood! good length and close to the off stump, a relatively innocuous delivery, Uthappa looking to loft it away ends up hitting it straight to Mohammad Yousuf at mid-on, soft dismissal 25/1
View dismissal R Dravid* run out (Shoaib Malik/Naved-ul-Hasan) 20 64 29 3 0 68.96
13.5 Naved-ul-Hasan to Pathan, low fulltoss on the pads and Pathan flicks it away well in front of square leg, Malik moves across in the deep and fires in a good throw at the keeper's end, Naved-ul-Hasan does the rest and Dravid is out by a long way - crucial breakthrough 47/2
View dismissal IK Pathan run out (Naved-ul-Hasan) 26 61 49 3 0 53.06
18.5 from Iftikhar Anjum, played down to mid-on and this time it's Pathan who calls for a suicidal run, Naved-ul-Hasan moves in quickly and scores a direct hit at the bowler's end and Pathan is out by miles! India in deep trouble here. 72/4
View dismissal Yuvraj Singh c †Kamran Akmal b Iftikhar Anjum 7 15 4 1 0 175.00
16.2 got'm! good length delivery, pitched on middle and off stump line and shaping away late, perfect line and length, Yuvraj is sucked forward and the edge is produced, ball goes straight to Akmal behind the stumps - India three down and in a spot of bother here. 65/3
View dismissal SK Raina c Iftikhar Anjum b Shahid Afridi 40 85 67 3 0 59.70
38.3 googly does the trick! tossed up on the middle and off stump line, Raina hits across the line and finds Iftikhar Anjum at deep midwicket 136/5
Y Venugopal Rao not out 61 117 93 3 0 65.59
View dismissal MS Dhoni b Shoaib Malik 3 11 10 0 0 30.00
41.4 bowled'm! excellent yoker on the stumps, surprise delivery, Dhoni frantically jams his bat down but the ball sneaks through and crashes into the stumps, what a wicket! - Malik rewarded for some wonderful bowling. 149/6
View dismissal AB Agarkar c Iftikhar Anjum b Shoaib Malik 12 16 15 0 0 80.00
45.5 tossed up on the middle and leg stump line, Agarkar goes for the slog sweep and the ball balloons up towards deep midwicket, Iftikhar Anjum hurtles in from the deep and takes a good low catch, Malik gets one more to his name - India seven down. 171/7
View dismissal RR Powar c Iftikhar Anjum b Shoaib Malik 5 11 6 0 0 83.33
47.6 another batsman departs tying to force the pace and Malik gets one more to his name! - tossed up, drifting across and and turning in after hitting the deck, Powar goes down on one keen and slogs it away towards deep midwicket, Iftikhar Anjum moves in quickly and nicely settles under it 180/8
View dismissal Harbhajan Singh run out (Abdul Razzaq/Naved-ul-Hasan) 3 9 3 0 0 100.00
49.5 Naved-ul-Hasan to Venugopal Rao, driven down to long-on, Harbhajan calls for second looking to get Rao back on strike, nice throw comes in from the deep and Naved-ul-Hasan whips off the bails - given out by the on-field umpire 196/9
View dismissal S Sreesanth run out (Shoaib Malik/†Kamran Akmal) 0 1 0 0 0 -
49.6 Naved-ul-Hasan to Venugopal Rao, off-cutter outside the off stump, Rao comes down the track and cuts it away through cover point, Sreesanth takes off for the second but Rao stands his ground and in the end Sreesanth is stranded in the middle, Malik fires in the throw from the deep and Akmal clips off the bails 197/10
Extras (lb 3, w 5) 8
  Total (all out; 50 overs; 212 mins) 197 (3.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  Mohammad Asif 8 1 24 0 3.00 30 2 0
View wicket Naved-ul-Hasan 9 0 51 1 5.66 27 6 0 (1w)
7.1 to Uthappa, first-blood! good length and close to the off stump, a relatively innocuous delivery, Uthappa looking to loft it away ends up hitting it straight to Mohammad Yousuf at mid-on, soft dismissal 25/1
View wicket Iftikhar Anjum 7 1 24 1 3.42 33 4 0
16.2 to Yuvraj Singh, got'm! good length delivery, pitched on middle and off stump line and shaping away late, perfect line and length, Yuvraj is sucked forward and the edge is produced, ball goes straight to Akmal behind the stumps - India three down and in a spot of bother here. 65/3
  Abdul Razzaq 6 1 13 0 2.16 26 1 0
View wicket Shahid Afridi 10 0 42 1 4.20 26 1 0 (1w)
38.3 to Raina, googly does the trick! tossed up on the middle and off stump line, Raina hits across the line and finds Iftikhar Anjum at deep midwicket 136/5
View wickets Shoaib Malik 10 0 40 3 4.00 28 0 0 (3w)
41.4 to Dhoni, bowled'm! excellent yoker on the stumps, surprise delivery, Dhoni frantically jams his bat down but the ball sneaks through and crashes into the stumps, what a wicket! - Malik rewarded for some wonderful bowling. 149/6
45.5 to Agarkar, tossed up on the middle and leg stump line, Agarkar goes for the slog sweep and the ball balloons up towards deep midwicket, Iftikhar Anjum hurtles in from the deep and takes a good low catch, Malik gets one more to his name - India seven down. 171/7
47.6 to Powar, another batsman departs tying to force the pace and Malik gets one more to his name! - tossed up, drifting across and and turning in after hitting the deck, Powar goes down on one keen and slogs it away towards deep midwicket, Iftikhar Anjum moves in quickly and nicely settles under it 180/8
  Pakistan innings (target: 198 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Shoaib Malik c Dravid b Sreesanth 12 43 34 2 0 35.29
9.4 got'm! good length delivery outside the off stump, drifting in and shaping away after hitting the deck, perfect line and length, Malik drives away from his body and the edge goes straight to Dravid at wide first slip, Sreesanth rewarded for some excellent seam bowling. 42/1
View dismissal Imran Farhat b Agarkar 30 70 41 5 0 73.17
14.4 bowled'm! perfect yorker, on the middle and off stump line and Farhat was clueless, stumps are shattered. Agarkar strikes, Pakistan two down 60/2
Younis Khan not out 71 169 96 4 1 73.95
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq* c Venugopal Rao b Powar 40 90 73 4 0 54.79
36.2 Powar strikes! tossed up and turning in, Inzi comes down the track and drives hard, looking to clear the man at long-on but ends up hitting it straight to Rao in the deep, that was a totally unnecessary shot and he duly pays the price 146/3
View dismissal Mohammad Yousuf c †Dhoni b Agarkar 1 12 14 0 0 7.14
39.4 well well well ! short of a good length delivery, in the channel outside the off stump and shaping away late, Yousuf pushes forward to defend, ball clips the outside edge and goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps, Agarkar with a crucial breakthrough - is this match turning?! 149/4
Kamran Akmal not out 24 35 34 3 0 70.58
Extras (lb 15, w 7, nb 1) 23
  Total (4 wickets; 48.3 overs; 214 mins) 201 (4.14 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  IK Pathan 9 1 46 0 5.11 35 7 0 (4w)
View wicket S Sreesanth 9.3 2 34 1 3.57 41 4 0 (1nb, 1w)
9.4 to Shoaib Malik, got'm! good length delivery outside the off stump, drifting in and shaping away after hitting the deck, perfect line and length, Malik drives away from his body and the edge goes straight to Dravid at wide first slip, Sreesanth rewarded for some excellent seam bowling. 42/1
View wickets AB Agarkar 10 0 33 2 3.30 41 3 0 (2w)
14.4 to Imran Farhat, bowled'm! perfect yorker, on the middle and off stump line and Farhat was clueless, stumps are shattered. Agarkar strikes, Pakistan two down 60/2
39.4 to Mohammad Yousuf, well well well ! short of a good length delivery, in the channel outside the off stump and shaping away late, Yousuf pushes forward to defend, ball clips the outside edge and goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps, Agarkar with a crucial breakthrough - is this match turning?! 149/4
View wicket RR Powar 10 1 27 1 2.70 45 3 0
36.2 to Inzamam-ul-Haq, Powar strikes! tossed up and turning in, Inzi comes down the track and drives hard, looking to clear the man at long-on but ends up hitting it straight to Rao in the deep, that was a totally unnecessary shot and he duly pays the price 146/3
  Harbhajan Singh 10 1 46 0 4.60 29 1 1

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - Pakistan led the 2-match series 1-0
Player of the match - Younis Khan (Pakistan)
Umpires - BG Jerling (South Africa) and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - TH Wijewardene (Sri Lanka)
Match referee - RS Mahanama (Sri Lanka)

Match Notes


    • India innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • India: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 1
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • India: 100 runs in 29.1 overs (177 balls), Extras 3
    • Drinks: India - 105/4 in 31.0 overs (SK Raina 26, Y Venugopal Rao 11)
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 101 balls (SK Raina 29, Y Venugopal Rao 20, Ex 1)
    • India: 150 runs in 42.1 overs (256 balls), Extras 6
    • Y Venugopal Rao: 50 off 87 balls (2 x 4)
    • Pakistan innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Pakistan: 50 runs in 12.4 overs (80 balls), Extras 5
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • Pakistan: 100 runs in 24.4 overs (154 balls), Extras 12
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (Younis Khan 23, Inzamam-ul-Haq 22, Ex 6)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 126/2 in 31.0 overs (Younis Khan 40, Inzamam-ul-Haq 31)
    • Pakistan: 150 runs in 40.1 overs (248 balls), Extras 17
    • Younis Khan: 50 off 78 balls (3 x 4)
    • Pakistan: 200 runs in 48.3 overs (299 balls), Extras 23
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 54 balls (Younis Khan 22, Kamran Akmal 24, Ex 6)
 
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