ICC Champions Trophy - 10th match, Group B

India v Pakistan

India won by 8 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)

0.2

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, pitched up, slight movement away after pitching outside off, Kamran Akmal shoulders arms to that one

0.3

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, goes straight on this time, Bhuveshwar keeps it about a foot outside off stump, another leave from Kamran

0.4

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, gets the outside edge this time but it doesn't carry to slip, Raina does well to get a hand on that

Pakistan 2/0   Kamran Akmal 1* (3b)

1.4

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, no run, again /umesh gets the ball to jag away after pitching, 136.5kph, outside off, Akmal is drawn that that one initially before he withdraws his bat and leave the ball to the keeper

1.5

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, no run, 134kph, too far outside of to interest Kamran

1.6

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, no run, short of length ball angling into the pads, 137kph, defended to the leg side

Pakistan 4/0   Kamran Akmal 1* (6b)

3.1

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, Akmal pegged back by the short of length ball, another outside edge, down towards third man for a single

3.3

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, on middle and leg, full delivery is worked towards fine leg for a single

Pakistan 7/1   Kamran Akmal 3* (8b)

4.1

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, length ball outside off, 127kph, defended towards backward point by Akmal

4.2

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, same length, closer to off stump, defended towards point once more

4.3

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, extra bounce there for Bhuvneshwar, 130kph this time, short of length outside off, Akmal is surprised by how much that rose up, leaves it to the keeper

4.4

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, from a shorter run-up this time, full and on middle, pushed towards mid-on

4.5

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, length ball outside off, pushed towards cover off the front foot

4.6

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, Bhuveshwar keeping it tight here, no width at all for the batsman, on middle and off this time, more defence from Akmal, another maiden for Bhuvneshwar, he has figures of 3-2-2-1

Pakistan 7/1   Kamran Akmal 3* (14b)

5.3

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, no run, pitched up, on middle stump, pushed towards wide mid-on by Akmal, who has made a patient start

5.4

Yadav to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, just as I talked about patience, Akmal decides to go for the pull to a short ball, badly mistimed and it loops in the air, but lands wide of the man at midwicket

Pakistan 9/1   Kamran Akmal 4* (16b)

6.1

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, the runs beginning to flow now for Pakistan, a flamboyant hit from Akmal, who advances down the track and pulls that short of length ball away to the square leg boundary

6.2

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, length ball just outside off, Akmal gets forward and drives crisply, Kohli at cover gets a hand on that but can't prevent the single

Pakistan 22/1   Kamran Akmal 9* (18b 1x4)

7.1

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, no run, Ishant starts off his spell with a length ball that is defended to the off side

7.2

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, no run, fuller and on the pads, Akmal looks to glance that to fine leg but can't time it properly

7.3

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, back of length ball outside off, cracked past point for four by Akmal, gets well forward as he plays that square drive

7.4

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, no run, on middle and leg, defended to the leg side

7.5

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, short of length and outside off, driven towards extra cover for a single

Pakistan 31/1   Kamran Akmal 14* (23b 2x4)

8.1

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, just outside off, Kamran Akmal punches that towards cover, thinks about a single but decides against it

8.2

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, short of length ball just outside off, defended towards cover

8.3

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, on middle and off this time, pushed towards wide mid-on for a single

Pakistan 36/1   Kamran Akmal 15* (26b 2x4)

9.1

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, no run, length ball just outside off, flayed towards mid-off by Akmal, powerfully struck but not placed well enough

9.2

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, no run, short of length, keeps it around off stump, 131kph, pushed towards cover this time

9.3

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, on middle stump, tucked toward mid-on for a quick single, not much happening for Ishant here

Pakistan 37/1   Kamran Akmal 16* (29b 2x4)

10.1

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, Bhuvneshwar starts his sixth over, 128.1kph ball, on off stump as usual, pushed wide of mid-on for a single

10.5

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, just clear of mid-off, could have been a second wicket for India there, but despite a superb effort from Karthik it evades him, length ball that Akmal wanted to launch over long-off, hit low on the bat and the ball loops towards the fielder who has to run back and to his right to try catch that, Karthik dives but can't snaffle that one

10.6

Kumar to Kamran Akmal, no run, pushed towards mid-on, Hafeez wanted one but is sent back, makes it in time to beat the throw

Pakistan 47/1   Kamran Akmal 19* (32b 2x4)

11.4

I Sharma to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, short ball, an awkward-looking pull from Kamran, connects well enough to fetch him a single

Pakistan 49/1   Kamran Akmal 20* (33b 2x4)

13.2

Ashwin to Kamran Akmal, no run, fuller ball outside off, defended from the crease to the off side

13.3

Ashwin to Kamran Akmal, no run, flighted delivery spins sharply in, struck on the pads after beating the inside-edge, that was sliding down the leg side

13.4

Ashwin to Kamran Akmal, no run, blocked from the crease to the off side

13.5

Ashwin to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, length ball that doesn't turn too much, on off and middle stump, defended to the leg side

Pakistan 53/2   Kamran Akmal 21* (37b 2x4)

15.1

Ashwin to Kamran Akmal, OUT, Akmal has walked! a flighted delivery that spins in, Akmal unwisely went for the big drive against the turn, gets an inside edge, and that deflects off Dhoni left thigh and the ball sits up for Kohli at leg slip, the Indians go up in appeal, Akmal not waiting for the umpire's verdict, over to Misbah for the rescue act again

Kamran Akmal c Kohli b Ashwin 21 (68m 38b 2x4 0x6) SR: 55.26

Pakistan 56/3   Kamran Akmal 21 (38b 2x4)
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Jun 15, 2014

A fan is dressed as Gadaffi, India v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston, June 15, 2013

A fan is dressed as Gadaffi

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Jun 15, 2013

Dinesh Karthik drives during his unbeaten cameo, India v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston, June 15, 2013

Dinesh Karthik drives during his unbeaten cameo

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