ICC Champions Trophy - 2nd match, Group B

Pakistan v West Indies

West Indies won by 2 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)

4.3

Mohammad Irfan to Samuels, no run, Irfan bowls the change-up full ball. Samuels is caught back, but defends well

4.4

Mohammad Irfan to Samuels, 1 run, short now, into the rib, he jabs at him with the bottom hand off, and it flies wide of that deepish short leg

West Indies 16/2   MN Samuels 1* (2b)

7.1

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, short of a length, outside off, defended to cover

7.2

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, short of a length, pitches leg, defended in front of off

7.3

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, slightly fuller, solidly defended off the back foot

7.4

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, dug in short, but I think everybody - including me - lost the ball as it came out of Junaid's hand. Good job it is outside off, and is left alone

7.5

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, short of a length, middle and leg, defended to leg

7.6

Junaid Khan to Samuels, FOUR, what a shot. That's a scorcher. This is short of a length, but a little too wide, and Samuels stands tall to drive this on the top of the bounce. Through extra cover it rockets away

West Indies 34/2   MN Samuels 5* (8b 1x4)

8.4

Mohammad Irfan to Samuels, no run, short of a length, outside off, Samuels plays inside its line

8.5

Mohammad Irfan to Samuels, 1 run, nearly gets him. Short again, rising towards the chest, Samuels gets an edge on the fend, but it avoids the second slip

West Indies 44/2   MN Samuels 6* (10b 1x4)

9.1

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, on a length, on off, defended off the back foot

9.2

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, full, headed towards middle and leg, defended back to him

9.3

Junaid Khan to Samuels, FOUR, super drive. Samuels plays beautifully on the up. This is not driving length at all, but he stands tall, and drives it on the top of the bounce, between the stumps and mid-on

9.4

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, short of a length, on off, punched on the up again, but this time straight to mid-off

9.5

Junaid Khan to Samuels, 1 wide, wide down the leg side. Bouncer gone wrong

9.5

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, angling in from short of a length, and nearly chops it on the cut

9.6

Junaid Khan to Samuels, no run, short of a length, angling in towards the top of off. Defended off the back foot

West Indies 49/2   MN Samuels 10* (16b 2x4)

10.2

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, offbreak, slightly flat, defended off the back foot

10.3

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, flighted this time, dipping a little, defended off the front foot

10.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, slightly shorter, defended off the back foot

10.5

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, flighted outside off, Samuels presses well forward to defend

10.6

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, slower through the air, flighted on off, driven back to Ajmal

West Indies 50/2   MN Samuels 10* (21b 2x4)

11.2

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, dug in short, rising towards the chest, Samuels defends with soft hands

11.3

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, short of a length, on off, defended off the back foot

11.4

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, punched away to deep cover for one

West Indies 52/2   MN Samuels 11* (24b 2x4)

12.2

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, shimmies down the wicket to defend this quick ball

12.3

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, short of a length, he goes back to punch this to cover

12.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, down the wicket to drive this to long-on for one

12.6

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, down the wicket to reach the pitch of the ball, and gets a single to long-on

West Indies 59/2   MN Samuels 13* (28b 2x4)

13.1

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, short of a length, on off, defended with an open face

13.2

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 1 run, pushed nicely to the right of mid-off for a single

13.5

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 2 runs, short of a length, rising towards the chest, punched wide of deep cover for two

13.6

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, short of a length, middle and leg, defended back to him

West Indies 64/2   MN Samuels 16* (32b 2x4)

15.2

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, FOUR, short, outside off, extra bouncer, but he has cut this well over point for four

15.3

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, full outside off, driven to cover

15.4

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, hits the inside half of the bat, but they take a single

West Indies 71/2   MN Samuels 21* (35b 3x4)

16.3

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, down the wicket to defend this to shirt midwicket

16.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, down the wicket, beaten in the flight, but offers it the pad

16.5

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, Samuels looks to push forward, but the ball is flat. Bunted off the back foot for a single to short leg, which has been facilitated by Riaz's throw to short fine leg

West Indies 78/2   MN Samuels 22* (38b 3x4)

17.1

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 1 run, short of a length, pushed wide of mid-on for one

17.3

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, short of a length, outside off, defended back to Wahab

17.4

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, no run, bouncer this time, on off, head high, beats him on the pull

17.5

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 1 run, short-arms this shortish delivery to deep midwicket

West Indies 81/3   MN Samuels 24* (42b 3x4)

18.1

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, nice dip on this, Samuels presses forward to pad this away. Beaten in the flight

18.2

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, shimmies down the track to defend this flat delivery

18.3

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, full, flat, pushed to short midwicket

18.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, down the wicket, beaten in the flight by the dip, but defends well

18.5

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, short of a length, turning in, defended to leg

18.6

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, the maiden ends with a forward-defensive after a slight tootsy down the track

West Indies 81/4   MN Samuels 24* (48b 3x4)

20.1

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, down the wicket to drive this wide of mid-off for one

West Indies 82/4   MN Samuels 25* (49b 3x4)

21.1

Wahab Riaz to Samuels, 1 run, sort of a length, hits the bat as opposed to the bat hitting it. Goes to third man for one

West Indies 84/4   MN Samuels 26* (50b 3x4)

22.1

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, down the wicket to push this to long-on for one

22.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, short, wide, looks to cut, but this one is a doosra too, and he hasn't picked it. Beaten

22.5

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, no run, defended off the front foot

22.6

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, short of a length, turning in, punched away to deep midwicket

West Indies 88/4   MN Samuels 28* (54b 3x4)

23.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Samuels, 1 run, down the wicket to push this towards long-on for one

West Indies 89/4   MN Samuels 29* (55b 3x4)

24.1

Saeed Ajmal to Samuels, 1 run, short, turning in, helped away around the corner for one

West Indies 90/4   MN Samuels 30* (56b 3x4)

25.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Samuels, OUT, Hafeez has got the huge wicket. Samuels has run past one. Quick ball, outside off, on a length, drifts away from Samuels to leave his stranded. Superb bowling. No turn, just the drift away, and the quick pace

MN Samuels st †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Hafeez 30 (93m 57b 3x4 0x6) SR: 52.63

West Indies 94/5   MN Samuels 30 (57b 3x4)
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Jun 7, 2013

Saeed Ajmal approaches the bowling crease, Pakistan v West Indies, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval, June 7, 2013

Saeed Ajmal approaches the bowling crease

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Jun 7, 2013

Denesh Ramdin leaps in the air after the win, West Indies v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval, June 7, 2013

Denesh Ramdin leaps in the air after the win

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