ICC World Twenty20 - 20th match, Group 2

India v Pakistan

India won by 8 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)

0.3

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, bowls another quicker one and he drives to cover

0.4

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, shorter delivery and he slaps it to point

0.5

Raza Hasan to Kohli, FOUR, not very convincing, there was turn and bounce and he hung his bat out and edged it to third man

0.6

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, comes to the pitch of the ball and drives him to wide long-off, already the fielder's pushed back

India 6/1   V Kohli 5* (4b 1x4)

1.1

Umar Gul to Kohli, no run, gets some late swing and lands it full, Kohli managed to get his bat down just in time, turned the face of the bat

1.2

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, wristy flick to the leg side for a quick single, one of his most recognisable shots

1.5

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, gives him a bit of width and he slices it wide of point

India 9/1   V Kohli 7* (7b 1x4)

2.1

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, nearly sneaked through! Quick and flat and it hit Kohli's back pad, outside the line of the stumps

2.2

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, goes back and drives him straight to cover

2.3

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, beaten! Spins away and skids through, nearly takes the outside edge

2.4

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, stays back and punches it down the track

2.5

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, misfielded by the bowler, really should have stopped that

India 10/1   V Kohli 8* (12b 1x4)

3.5

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, nice running, punched towards mid-off and he's a bit deep, he was off the crease quickly

India 17/1   V Kohli 9* (13b 1x4)

4.1

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, stays on the back foot and punches it to mid-off

4.3

Raza Hasan to Kohli, no run, tosses it up quicker and he clips it to the on side

4.4

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, slower through the air and he tucks it against the turn to square leg

India 25/1   V Kohli 11* (16b 1x4)

5.3

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, the off break skids through and hits his pads as he tries to pull it away

5.4

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, FOUR, bowls it straight and flat, Kohli was on the back foot early and made enough room to slice that wide of the diving cover fielder

5.5

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, clips it with the turn to the on side for a single

India 36/1   V Kohli 16* (19b 2x4)

6.1

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, no run, Afridi nearly gets that googly to skid through and hit the stumps! Kohli just about managed to block it

6.2

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, gets across and he pushes it down to mid-off

6.4

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, SIX, Kohli makes a statement now! Tossed up and he chips down the track and lofts him clean and effortless over long-off

6.5

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, no run, flatter delivery and he places it to the off side

6.6

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, slower through the air and he rocks back and slaps it to deep cover

India 45/1   V Kohli 24* (24b 2x4 1x6)

7.1

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, Ajmal is take off, Hasan fires that flat outside off and he chops it to the sweeper

7.3

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, tossed up outside off and driven firmly wide of long-off, not risking the second

7.5

Raza Hasan to Kohli, 1 run, drives him down to long-off

India 50/1   V Kohli 27* (27b 2x4 1x6)

8.2

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, no run, quicker one and he stays at the crease and punches it down the track

8.3

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, FOUR, where's the slip Mr Hafeez? Kohli was down the track for the big one, Afridi flighted it and the thick outside edge beat the keeper and down to third man

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run

8.6

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, drives a low full toss down to long-off

India 59/1   V Kohli 33* (31b 3x4 1x6)

9.1

Yasir Arafat to Kohli, FOUR, lovely text book cover drive! Pushes a half volley outside off and Jamshed should have done better sweeping at the boundary

9.2

Yasir Arafat to Kohli, FOUR, another ordinary effort in the field, Kohli deliberately dabs it down to third man, Hasan sprinted across at third man, got a hand to it but it rebounded to the rope

9.3

Yasir Arafat to Kohli, 1 run, slower delivery and he clips him down to deep midwicket

9.5

Yasir Arafat to Kohli, no run, Dropped! Umar Akmal this time and it would have been a sharp catch at backward point, Kohli sliced it off the front foot and Akmal flung himself to his left and hung on but the ball slipped out when his elbow hit the turf

9.6

Yasir Arafat to Kohli, 1 run, gets forward and drives him down to long-on

India 70/1   V Kohli 43* (36b 5x4 1x6)

10.1

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, tossed up outside off and he drives through the line to long-off

10.2

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, FOUR, stylish from Sehwag! Bowled quicker outside off and Sehwag uses the pace of the ball to slice it wide of backward point, good placement

10.6

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, clips it against the turn to square leg

India 77/2   V Kohli 49* (39b 6x4 1x6)

11.1

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, comes round the wicket, Kohli fails to pull a short delivery, looked like it skidded through

11.2

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, FOUR, how do you stop a man in form? Classic cut by Kohli, Ajmal didn't give him room but he managed to slice it past the diving short third man, should have got a hand to it though

11.3

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 2 runs, clips it wide of square leg and hurries his partner for a couple and that's his fifty!

11.4

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, he eases it down to long-on

India 84/2   V Kohli 56* (43b 7x4 1x6)

12.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, no run

12.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, no run

12.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, stays back and h tucks it wide of square leg

12.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, pauses before delivery, he clips it to midwicket

India 87/2   V Kohli 58* (47b 7x4 1x6)

13.1

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, SIX, flat! Kohli gives the best spinner in the world the charge and smashes it flat and quick and lands just over the long-on rope

13.2

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, comes forward and drives down the ground to long-off

13.5

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, quicker and flatter and he slices it straight to short third man

13.6

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, clips it in front of the pads and milks another single, India doing this easily

India 100/2   V Kohli 62* (51b 7x4 2x6)

14.1

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, flatter delivery and clipped down to deep midwicket

14.3

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run

India 103/2   V Kohli 64* (53b 7x4 2x6)

15.2

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, Dropped, Nazir this time, Kohli pulls the short one and it doesn't get much distance, Nazir ran forward from deep midwicket and didn't time his dive well

15.4

Umar Gul to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli is perhaps aware of the NRR scenario, shows his intent by giving the charge and lofting it elegantly over extra cover

15.5

Umar Gul to Kohli, 2 runs, opens the face of the bat and angles it down to third man, two more to the total

15.6

Umar Gul to Kohli, (no ball) 2 runs, Gul oversteps! Full on the pads and he drives through the line down to wide long-on, India closing in on the NRR gap

15.6

Umar Gul to Kohli, FOUR, Free Hit Kohli rubbing it in here, friendly half volley outside off and driven past the covers, the sweeper gives up the chase

India 126/2   V Kohli 77* (57b 9x4 2x6)

16.2

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, Kohli gives the charge and turns it behind him but straight to short fine leg

16.3

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, down the track and he can only hit it to the fielder at midwicket

16.4

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, tucked away to short fine leg again, India haven;t managed to get there within 16.4

16.5

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, tossed up on the pads and he clips it to deep square leg for a single, scores level

India 128/2   V Kohli 78* (61b 9x4 2x6)
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India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
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Photos

Sep 30, 2012

Virat Kohli celebrates the wicket of Mohammad Hafeez, India v Pakistan, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Colombo, September 30, 2012

Virat Kohli celebrates the wicket of Mohammad Hafeez

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Sep 30, 2012

Virat Kohli plays a shot towards the off side, India v Pakistan, Super Eights, World Twenty20, Colombo, September 30, 2012

Virat Kohli plays a shot towards the off side

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