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)

Khan to Imran Nazir, FOUR, no one is stopping this one, short of length and a bit of width, Nazir gets on the back foot and slashes that past backward point for four, Nazir gets a boundary off his first ball

Pakistan 6/0   Imran Nazir 4* (1b 1x4)   Z Khan 0.3-0-6-0

Pathan to Imran Nazir, FOUR, superb start for Irfan, an inside-edge for four, Nazir is relieved to see the ball has missed the stumps

Pakistan 17/0   Imran Nazir 8* (4b 2x4)   IK Pathan 0.1-0-4-0

Pathan to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, surprise! Afridi in at No. 3, boom! first ball is blasted past mid-on for a boundary

Pakistan 21/1   Shahid Afridi 4* (1b 1x4)   IK Pathan 0.3-0-8-1

Pathan to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, short and a bit of width, Afidi muscles it into the ground, bounces over the off-side field, Raina gave chase as the ball raced towards the sweeper cover boundary, the ball beats him to the rope

Pakistan 26/1   Shahid Afridi 8* (4b 2x4)   IK Pathan 1-0-13-1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, bang! Hafeez stops pottering around, gets his first boundary with the innings almost halfway through, that is hammered towards midwicket, one bounce and over the ropes

Pakistan 56/4   Mohammad Hafeez 15* (25b 1x4)   Yuvraj Singh 2-0-11-2

Kohli to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik gets the boundary off that one, it was full and outside off, Malik bends his knee and carves that low full toss to the sweeper cover boundary

Pakistan 71/5   Shoaib Malik 9* (6b 1x4)   V Kohli 2.1-0-12-1

Kohli to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, shorter and outside off, Malik waits for that on the back foot, cleverly places it past the short third man fielder, Balaji dives but can't stop it, another boundary for Malik

Pakistan 77/5   Shoaib Malik 14* (8b 2x4)   V Kohli 2.4-0-18-1

Balaji to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, length ball this time, slants it towards the pads, glanced down to the vacant fine leg region, Zaheer at backward square leg was too square to cut that off, and not for the first time, Malik playing a good hand against India

Pakistan 105/5   Shoaib Malik 28* (20b 3x4)   L Balaji 1.5-0-11-1

Balaji to Yasir Arafat, FOUR, if it was to give Umar the strike, Arafat hasn't heeded it, he goes for a wild swipe to midwicket, top-edges it and that bounces once before going over the third man rope

Pakistan 113/6   Yasir Arafat 6* (8b 1x4)   L Balaji 2.5-0-15-1

Khan to Umar Gul, FOUR, shortish ball, Gul swings at it and gets a bottom-edge, that runs down towards fine leg, Balaji races across and puts in the dive to stop that one, but he pushes it back onto his chest as he slides and the ball deflects over the rope, great effort there but to no avail

Pakistan 119/8   Umar Gul 4* (4b 1x4)   Z Khan 2.2-0-19-0





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