ICC World Twenty20, 20th Match, Group 2: India v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Sep 30, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 20th match, Group 2
India won by 8 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
30 September 2012 - night match (20-over match)
1.3

Umar Gul to Sehwag, no run, good start, bowls it nice and straight and he ensures he stays on the back foot and defends solidly

1.4

Umar Gul to Sehwag, 1 run, chops it down and it drops wide of first slip, pick up a single

1.6

Umar Gul to Sehwag, no run, bangs it in short this time and he ducks under it, watchful start from Sehwag

India 9/1   V Sehwag 1* (3b)
2.6

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, 1 run, turns the bat and clips it against the turn, ends a good over by Hasan

India 11/1   V Sehwag 2* (4b)
3.1

Umar Gul to Sehwag, FOUR, Sehwag's woken up, friendly length delivery wide of the off stump, stays at the crease and slaps it well wide of point

3.2

Umar Gul to Sehwag, no run, nearly gives it away! Shorter and still wide, Sehwag couldn't resist a slash and nearly edged that one

3.3

Umar Gul to Sehwag, no run, continues to feed him the short and wide stuff, this time Sehwag hops at the crease and chops it down to cover point

3.4

Umar Gul to Sehwag, 1 run, punched down to point and Sehwag heads back to the crease, the throw was wild and they concede an overthrow, Pakistan cannot afford this

3.6

Umar Gul to Sehwag, 1 wide, hits the deck really hard and the bouncer sails over his head, penalised by the square leg umpire

3.6

Umar Gul to Sehwag, FOUR, pitches it up but in the pads, Sehwag lofts through the line and comfortably clears midwicket, Sehwag getting his eye in

India 22/1   V Sehwag 11* (9b 2x4)
4.2

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, 1 run, very wristy flick, picks it from outside off and places it wide of mid-on

4.5

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, FOUR, punishes a bad ball, floated down the leg side and Sehwag turns at the crease and helps it on its way to fine leg

4.6

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, 1 run, another wristy flick down to mid-on and he jogs the single

India 30/1   V Sehwag 17* (12b 3x4)
5.1

Saeed Ajmal to Sehwag, no run, the doosra! Beats Sehwag straightaway outside the off stump, interesting times

5.2

Saeed Ajmal to Sehwag, 1 run, goes back at the crease and punches him wide of cover

5.6

Saeed Ajmal to Sehwag, no run, still no slip in place, flatter and skids through and he mistimes it to the on side

India 36/1   V Sehwag 18* (15b 3x4)
6.3

Shahid Afridi to Sehwag, 1 run, goes back at the crease and cuts him down to deep point

India 38/1   V Sehwag 19* (16b 3x4)
7.2

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, 1 run, slower through the air and he was sizing up for the big hit but changed his mind and played a wristy flick, ala Azharuddin

7.4

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, 1 run, clips it against the turn to midwicket for a single

7.6

Raza Hasan to Sehwag, 1 run, he's loving the wristy flicks, tucks it to midwicket and that's the 50 stand

India 51/1   V Sehwag 22* (19b 3x4)
8.1

Shahid Afridi to Sehwag, 1 run, chips it on the up down to long-on

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Sehwag, 1 run, was that a bump ball? Drives a full delivery and Afridi jumped to catch that but it rebounded off his fingers and raced to long-off, a tough chance nevertheless

India 58/1   V Sehwag 24* (21b 3x4)
9.4

Yasir Arafat to Sehwag, 1 run, shorter delivery and he pulls but doesn't control it as well but safe of the fielders

India 69/1   V Sehwag 25* (22b 3x4)
10.3

Shahid Afridi to Sehwag, OUT, nicely taken by Gul at the boundary! Sehwag tries to loft him downtown and nearly succeeds, hit the splice of the bat and Gul pedalled backwards at long-off and caught it over his head just inside the boundary

V Sehwag c Umar Gul b Shahid Afridi 29 (38m 24b 4x4 0x6) SR: 120.83

India 75/2   V Sehwag 25 (23b 3x4)
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