ICC Champions Trophy - 2nd match, Group B

Pakistan v West Indies

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

19.1

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, bouncer first up, followed by a stare, and a huge cheer from the crowd. Akmal has had to jump this full length to collect this after Pollard sways out of its way

19.2

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, full outside off, left alone

19.3

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, length ball, on off, holds its line, defended back to him

19.4

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, dug in short, outside off, left alone

19.5

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, sucker ball, Pollard is nearly sucked into it. After bowling short, he pushes one full wide outside off. Pollard follows it limply, and is beaten on the push

19.6

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, short of a length, on off, seams away to beat the edge, at 146ks. Last four overs: nine runs and two wickets

West Indies 81/4   KA Pollard 0* (6b)

20.2

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, offbreak, full, outside off, defended off the front foot

20.3

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, doosra, doesn't pick it. Short of a length, outside off, holds its line, takes the edge, falls just short of slip

20.4

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, flighted, dipping on him, defended in front of his body

20.5

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, and he doesn't read the doosra again, but it doesn't carry to slip

20.6

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, 1 wide, wide down the leg side. Just fired in

20.6

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, quick offbreak, at 93ks, defended from the crease

West Indies 83/4   KA Pollard 0* (11b)

21.2

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, short of a length, outside off, angling away. Left alone

21.3

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, short of a length, into the body, defended to midwicket

21.4

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, 1 wide, slower ball gone wrong. A full wide down the leg side. At 101ks

21.4

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, back to quick shortish bowling. Defended back to him off the back foot

21.5

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, slightly shorter, slightly higher, much wider. Left alone

21.6

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, bouncer, on the stumps, Pollard ducks under it. Still 0. Off 16 balls

West Indies 85/4   KA Pollard 0* (16b)

22.2

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, sharp offbreak after dipping on him. Defended back to him

22.3

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, 1 run, what a mix-up. Pollard is off the mark. First he doesn't pick the doosra, then ambles across for an easy single wide of point. Samuels, though, hasn't. But despite a late start, Samuels makes it

West Indies 87/4   KA Pollard 1* (18b)

23.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, defended off the back foot

23.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, another defensive off the back foot

23.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, full, flat, pushed to mid-on

23.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, short of a length, flat, defended off the back foot

23.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, topspinner, on off, kept out by him

West Indies 89/4   KA Pollard 1* (23b)

24.2

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, FOUR, Pollard breaks free. Just a flick. Too full from Ajmal, on the pads, and he has flicked this back over the bowler's head. Nonchalant

24.3

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, slower through the air, dipping on hi, then turns in sharply from outside off, hits him on the pad, but outside the line of off

24.4

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, slightly quicker, doesn't turn in either, hits the outside half of the bat

24.5

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, short of a length, outside off, defended to cover

24.6

Saeed Ajmal to Pollard, no run, tossed up on off, defended to cover

West Indies 94/4   KA Pollard 5* (28b 1x4)

25.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, 1 run, short of a length, punched down to long-on for one

West Indies 96/5   KA Pollard 6* (29b 1x4)

26.1

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, 1 wide, short, but down the leg side. Concedes a wide

26.1

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, short of a length, pitched outside leg, defended in front of off

26.2

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, fuller, but not full enough. Left alone outside off

26.3

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, short of a length, on off, angling away, defended to cover

26.4

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, tennis-ball bounce outside off, he goes for the cut, and is beaten by the extra bounce

26.5

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, 1 run, Pollard dances down the wicket and hopes for the best. He gets a thick edge but it doesn't carry to third man

West Indies 98/5   KA Pollard 7* (34b 1x4)

27.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, 1 run, quick, into the pads, helped away for a single around the corner

27.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, topspinner, short of a length, punched down the ground, not wide enough of Hafeez

West Indies 102/5   KA Pollard 8* (36b 1x4)

28.4

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, length ball outside off, defended from the crease

28.5

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, 1 run, angling in, tucked off the hip for one

West Indies 104/5   KA Pollard 9* (38b 1x4)

29.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, 1 run, doosra. Doesn't pick it, but gets a single off the outside half of the bat

29.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, quick and flat, holds its line in front of middle and leg. Watchfully defended back

29.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, SIX, Pollard smacks this flat over long-off. This is full, and he has drilled it neat. He is picking the hitting balls well

29.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Pollard, no run, dropped. Pollard doesn't read the doosra, edges it through, but Akmal grasses it. I am sorry, you can;t blame Akmal for that. That was a huge deflection. Shouldn't call this a drop

West Indies 112/5   KA Pollard 16* (42b 1x4 1x6)

30.5

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, bouncer, on the stumps, he ducks under it pretty early

30.6

Mohammad Irfan to Pollard, no run, short again, just outside off, Pollard sways out of its line

West Indies 113/5   KA Pollard 16* (44b 1x4 1x6)

31.4

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, short of a length again, just outside off, defended to mid-off

31.5

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, 2 runs, edged past slip. This one seems to have seamed back in from a short of a length and outside off. It cramps him up, but the edge beats Hafeez. They steal the second to rub it in further

31.6

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, 2 runs, driven powerfully on the up, substitute Abdur Rehman does well to mid-off to dive and get a hand to this. Two runs saved

West Indies 119/5   KA Pollard 20* (47b 1x4 1x6)

32.5

Junaid Khan to Pollard, no run, bouncer, on off, Pollard does well to sway out of its line

32.6

Junaid Khan to Pollard, no run, short of a length, holds its line in front of off, hits the inside half of the bat

West Indies 122/5   KA Pollard 20* (49b 1x4 1x6)

33.2

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, short of a length, on middle and leg, the extra bounce hits him on the thigh pad

33.3

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, 1 run, no direct hit. They take a quick single to cover, Misbah lets the throw go at Bravo's end, but he is in comfortably

West Indies 124/5   KA Pollard 21* (51b 1x4 1x6)

34.3

Junaid Khan to Pollard, no run, dug in short, Pollard drops his wrists and stays inside the line. Collected chest-high by Akmal

34.4

Junaid Khan to Pollard, no run, dug in short again. Lets out a huge grunt as he puts in the effort. Left alone well outside off again

34.5

Junaid Khan to Pollard, FOUR, gloved over the keeper's head. This bouncer was at his body, Pollard tried to pull, was late into it, but is lucky enough to avoid the keeper

34.6

Junaid Khan to Pollard, 1 run, short of a length, pitched outside leg, pushed wide of mid-on for one

West Indies 133/5   KA Pollard 26* (55b 2x4 1x6)

35.1

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, FOUR, Poallrd backs away and charges at him, and drives it solidly past cover for a four. This is a scintillating shot

35.2

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, no run, short of a length, outside off, left alone

35.3

Wahab Riaz to Pollard, OUT, Riaz strikes. This game is alive still. Extra bounce for Riaz. He has bowled his heart out today. Short of a length, steep bounce, on off, rises towards the chest again, and takes the edge through. Shoulder of the bat. A good restrained hand from Pollard

KA Pollard c †Kamran Akmal b Wahab Riaz 30 (78m 58b 3x4 1x6) SR: 51.72

West Indies 137/6   KA Pollard 30 (58b 3x4 1x6)
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Photos

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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