ICC World Twenty20 - 3rd match, Group A

Afghanistan v India

India won by 23 runs

0.1

Shapoor Zadran to Gambhir, 1 wide, starts with a short and very wide one that sways away

0.1

Shapoor Zadran to Gambhir, 3 runs, short of a length ball just outside off, a little too short perhaps, Gambhir punches that crisply through the covers off the back foot, nearly sends it all the way to the rope

0.2

Shapoor Zadran to Sehwag, 1 run, picthed up this time, a bit of width, Sehwag swings at it and sends it down towards third man for a single

0.3

Shapoor Zadran to Gambhir, 1 run, tight line around off this time, Gambhir drops the ball towards point and sets off for a quick single, Sehwag and Gambhir aren't the greatest of runners between the wickets, but Gambhir loves these quick singles early in his innings, Sehwag has to put the skates on, and Afghanistan nearly gave away four overthrows there, but a good bit of backing up prevents any extra runs

0.4

Shapoor Zadran to Sehwag, 1 run, opens the face and guides it towards third man for a single

0.5

Shapoor Zadran to Gambhir, no run, pitched up and down the leg side, Gambhir could have glanced that for four, but he misses

0.6

Shapoor Zadran to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, shortish ball, Gambhir goes for the pull, but he's beaten for pace and is struck on the body, the TV says that was 150.3kph, that figure seems a bit exaggerated though

India 8/0   Shapoor Zadran 1-0-7-0

2.1

Shapoor Zadran to Gambhir, OUT, Gambhir's played on here, Shapoor has struck, in recent times Gambhir's problems have been generally been with the outside edge, this time it is the inside edge as he pokes at the ball, middle stump is reclining on the ground, it was a short of length ball just outside off, Gambhir's feet doesn't move much as he plays that weak prod

G Gambhir b Shapoor Zadran 10 (14m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

2.2

Shapoor Zadran to Kohli, no run, pitched up, Kohli oozing confidence as he drives his first ball towards extra cover, there was a direct hit at the non-striker's end as Sehwag turns back after thinking of a single, he's made it by a few inches

2.3

Shapoor Zadran to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length ball outside off, steers it down to third man for a single

2.4

Shapoor Zadran to Sehwag, no run, beaten outside off, 131.6kph, Sehwag waits on the back foot as the back of length ball bounces and carries on with the angle outside off, Sehwag doesn't get bat on it

2.5

Shapoor Zadran to Sehwag, FOUR, Sehwag doesn't stop going for his shot even if he has just been beaten, that was a length ball on the pads, a lofted whip to the midwicket boundary

2.6

Shapoor Zadran to Sehwag, no run, and back to being beaten outside off, Afghanistan bowlers posing a few questions here

India 20/1   Shapoor Zadran 2-0-12-1

4.1

Shapoor Zadran to Sehwag, OUT, wicket number two for Shapoor, India's openers worrying form continues, this was just outside off, Sehwag wafts and gets a thin edge through to the keeper, Sehwag waits on the back foot, doesn't move his feet at all as he opens the face a touch to try work the ball to the off side

V Sehwag c †Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor Zadran 8 (25m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

4.2

Shapoor Zadran to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, there was plenty of bounce on that one, some movement away as well

4.2

Shapoor Zadran to Yuvraj Singh, no run, solidly defended off the front foot towards cover

4.3

Shapoor Zadran to Yuvraj Singh, no run, back of a length ball outside off, Yuvraj remains watchful

4.4

Shapoor Zadran to Yuvraj Singh, no run, same length, just outside off, dabbed towards point, Shapoor getting some good bounce here

4.5

Shapoor Zadran to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, what a way to get your first runs! a dazzling hit from Yuvraj, effortlessly swung for six over the bowler's head, a clean strike that hits the middle of the bat and lands near the sightscreen, top shot

4.6

Shapoor Zadran to Yuvraj Singh, no run, defends the final ball of the over

India 29/2   Shapoor Zadran 3-0-19-2

13.1

Shapoor Zadran to Kohli, no run, short of length ball angling in towards the body, nudged towards midwicket

13.2

Shapoor Zadran to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli is one of the best when it comes to hitting towards extra cover, he shows that again here, he charges out and lofts that over extra cover, doesn't bother keeping it down, the fielder at long-off races to his left but can't get near the ball

13.3

Shapoor Zadran to Kohli, 1 run, a full toss and Shapoor gets away with it, Kohli edges it towards midwicket, Kohli swings his bat in frustration at missing out on that one

13.4

Shapoor Zadran to Raina, FOUR, straight as they come! Raina doesn't bother getting to the bounce of the ball, launches that one on the up, straight towards the sightscreen, bounces before reaching the rope

13.5

Shapoor Zadran to Raina, FOUR, a Twenty20 heave from Raina, he gets a boundary though he didn't time it too well, it was a poor delivery from Shapoor, a high full toss on the stumps, basically asking Raina to put it away wherever he wants to, Raina loves the midwicket heave

13.6

Shapoor Zadran to Raina, 1 run, slower ball outside off, guided towards short third man

India 102/3   Shapoor Zadran 4-0-33-2
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Photos

Sep 19, 2012

Dawlat Zadran sees off Virat Kohli, Afghanistan v India, World T20, Group A, Colombo, September, 19, 2012

Dawlat Zadran sees off Virat Kohli

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Sep 19, 2012

Mohammad Nabi hits out, Afghanistan v India, World T20, Group A, Colombo, September, 19, 2012

Mohammad Nabi hits out

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