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)

Ashwin to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, inside-edge towards midwicket as Jamshed looks to push it from the off stump


Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, from round the wicket, short of length ball on middle and leg, tapped to the leg side


Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, worked towards wide mid-on for what should have been a single, a misfield there from Raina, allows the second, it could have been a tight one as well, Yuvraj was going to throw the ball to the keeper, then realises he should fire it in towards the non-striker's end, that gives Jamshed time to get back


Ashwin to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, nudged behind square leg


Ashwin to Nasir Jamshed, no run, solidly defended off the front foot


Ashwin to Nasir Jamshed, 2 runs, length ball is scooped over cover by Jamshed, is in the air for ages but lands well wide of any of the fielders

Pakistan 42/2   R Ashwin 1-0-6-0

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 wide, wide down the leg side


Ashwin to Umar Akmal, no run, defended towards short cover


Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 run, carrom ball pitching outside leg, Akmal waits on the back foot and helps it behind square leg for a single


Ashwin to Shoaib Malik, no run, length ball is pushed back to Ashwin


Ashwin to Shoaib Malik, no run, a good over this from Ashwin, Malik defends to the leg side


Ashwin to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, a bit short and outside off, Malik is terrific on the cut, sends the ball towards deep point


Ashwin to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, length ball on the pads, Malik comes down the track and guides the ball towards long-on, good over that from Ashwin

Pakistan 97/5   R Ashwin 2-0-11-0

Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 run, pushed towards mid-on for a single


Ashwin to Shoaib Malik, OUT, the end of Malik, and not the best of strokes from him to end a fluent innings, a length ball from round the wicket, Malik swipes at it, only as far as midwicket, who takes the catch chest high,that was off the toe end of the bat, just as Pakistan seemed to be getting some momentum, they lose another wicket

Shoaib Malik c Sharma b Ashwin 28 (29m 22b 3x4 0x6) SR: 127.27


Ashwin to Yasir Arafat, 1 run, length ball from over the stumps, a quicker one going straight on, played towards cover


Ashwin to Umar Akmal, 1 run, pushed towards long-off for a single


Ashwin to Yasir Arafat, no run, pitched up, on middle and leg, worked in front of square leg


Ashwin to Yasir Arafat, 1 run, length ball outside off, guided towards deep backward point, 'two, two,' is the initial call but the batsmen realise there isn't a second, just four off that Ashwin over

Pakistan 109/6   R Ashwin 3-0-15-1

Ashwin to Yasir Arafat, 1 run, Arafat does well to turn over the strike to Umar, works the ball to mid-on for a single


Ashwin to Umar Akmal, no run, a carrom ball pitching outside leg, edges it to the off side


Ashwin to Umar Akmal, OUT, another one down, a touch short from Ashwin, Umar Akmal shaped up for a big mow, it seemed like the right ball to dispatch, he doesn't get enough on it though and Raina collects it and looks to the crowd, cupping his ear to suggest he can't hear them, a frustrated Umar bangs his bat on the track

Umar Akmal c Raina b Ashwin 21 (31m 18b 0x4 1x6) SR: 116.66


Ashwin to Umar Gul, no run, defends his first ball to short midwicket


Ashwin to Umar Gul, no run, more watchful defence from Gul


Ashwin to Umar Gul, no run, the attempted big hit arrives, looking to sweep it, he misses, Ashwin finishes with impeccable figures of 4-0-16-2

Pakistan 115/7   R Ashwin 4-0-16-2





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