ICC World Twenty20 Warm-up Matches, India v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Sep 17, 2012
Pakistan won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
17 September 2012 (20-over match)
4.5

Umar Gul to Kohli, FOUR, and what form this man is in. Length ball, middle and leg, nothing horribly wrong with it, and Kohli has caressed it past midwicket

4.6

Umar Gul to Kohli, no run, short of a length, no room, Kohli stands tall to defend

India 45/1   V Kohli 4* (2b 1x4)
5.6

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run

India 46/2   V Kohli 4* (3b 1x4)
6.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, pushed to mid-on

6.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, no run, full, on off, pushed to cover

6.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length, on off, punched past cover for one

India 50/2   V Kohli 6* (6b 1x4)
7.4

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length, flat, punches this away to sweeper-cover

India 53/2   V Kohli 7* (7b 1x4)
8.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, comes down the track, Hafeez shortens the length, but he manages to push it towards long-off for one

8.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, leaves the crease again, and is yorked this time. However, he gets a single off the outside edge

8.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, takes this on the full, and works it past square leg for the sixth single of the over

India 64/2   V Kohli 10* (10b 1x4)
9.1

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 2 runs, down the wicket, taking this on the up, and driving it wide of long-off

9.2

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, down the wicket again, trying to heave it, gets an inside edge to short fine

9.4

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, FOUR, nice shot. He is down the track again, and this time he is far enough from the pitch of the ball to get the elevation as he goes over extra cover

9.5

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 2 runs, into the pads, worked into the leg side, and into the gap for a couple

9.6

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 wide, big wide down the leg side

9.6

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli out of his crease again, Afridi goes flat, but Kohli manages a single into the leg side

India 77/2   V Kohli 20* (15b 2x4)
10.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli refuses to stay inside his crease. Takes this on the full, and blasts this down the ground, to the left of long-on

10.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, anticipates a short delivery, and goes back to pull this for a single

10.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Kohli, 1 run, on the pads again, worked to short fine leg for one

India 88/2   V Kohli 26* (18b 3x4)
11.1

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, length ball, on the pads, pushed to long-on for one

11.4

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 2 runs, down the track, places this wide of long-on for two

11.5

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, gets a single to short fine leg

India 93/2   V Kohli 30* (21b 3x4)
12.2

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, doosra, straightening from middle and leg, defended off the back foot

12.3

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 2 runs, Kohli is outside the crease again, takes a short delivery off the pads, and places it wide of deep square for two

12.4

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, FOUR, down the track again, and lofts this - just a check drive really - over just to Ajmal's left, and the timing takes it past long-off despite the dive from Tanvir

12.5

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, no run, just short of a length, and Kohli looks to cut it. Beaten, as this is not short enough

12.6

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, length ball, on the pads, placed wide of mid-on for one

India 102/2   V Kohli 37* (26b 4x4)
13.1

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli is down the wicket again, Afridi follows him down the leg side, but Kohli still manages to powerfully loft it wide of long-on

13.2

Shahid Afridi to Kohli, 1 run, flatter and faster, cut away to deep point

India 107/2   V Kohli 42* (28b 5x4)
14.1

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, worked away into the leg side for one

14.4

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 no ball, slower bouncer, Kohli is down the wicket, well outside the crease, but the umpires have seen enough to call it the second bouncer of the over

14.4

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, makes room to drive this full ball, the misfield by Ajmal at mid-off allows them a single

India 121/2   V Kohli 44* (31b 5x4)
15.1

Sohail Tanvir to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length, angling in, pushed to long-on for one

15.4

Sohail Tanvir to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli jumps out of the crease, nearly done in by the slower ball, which doesn't carry to deep point

15.6

Sohail Tanvir to Kohli, FOUR, Nearly takes out the bowler with this hit. Crisp, powerful, and right at Tanvir's throat. Tanvir does well to get out of the way, and Kohli brings up his fifty with this scorcher

India 143/2   V Kohli 50* (34b 6x4)
16.2

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, out of the crease again, Ajmal bowls short, he pushes it down to mid-on

16.5

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, SIX, beaten in the flight, the keeper might have even fancied stumping him, but he has to settle with watching it sail over extra cover for six. Kohli was down the wicket, backing away, Ajmal bowled full and wide, Kohli reached for it, and managed even timing and elevation to send this flying

16.6

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, into the pads, worked away for a single

India 153/2   V Kohli 58* (37b 6x4 1x6)
17.1

Mohammad Sami to Kohli, 1 run, full and straight, driven to long-on for one

17.4

Mohammad Sami to Kohli, 5 no balls, Beamer. Beamer. At his head. Kohli gets out of the way. Bounces in front of Akmal and turns away for four. Sami apologises immediately. Kohli smiles

17.4

Mohammad Sami to Kohli, SIX, length all, middle and leg, and Kohli lofts him over long-on. No fuss, no big back lift

17.5

Mohammad Sami to Kohli, 1 run, worked away towards deep midwicket for one

India 171/2   V Kohli 66* (41b 6x4 2x6)
18.6

Saeed Ajmal to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli is down the track, and drives this short and flat delivery past cover

India 176/3   V Kohli 67* (42b 6x4 2x6)
19.1

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, near yorker outside off, driven to sweeper-cover for one

19.3

Umar Gul to Kohli, no run, well bowled. Yorker outside off with a strong off-side field, and Kohli is beaten as he looks to steer it

19.4

Umar Gul to Kohli, FOUR, misses the length on the wide yorker by a few inches, and Kohli goes after it. Steers this wide of point, and gets four with third man being fine

19.5

Umar Gul to Kohli, 2 runs, inches short of a yorker, on the stumps, worked away wide of midwicket for two

19.6

Umar Gul to Kohli, 1 run, full and wide, driven to sweeper-cover for one

India 185/3   V Kohli 75* (47b 7x4 2x6)
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