ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 1st quarter final

Pakistan v West Indies

Pakistan won by 10 wickets (with 175 balls remaining)

5.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, That's the way to play it. he gets the bat in front of the pad to defend it down the track

5.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, turns this to Gul at short fine-leg region

West Indies 16/3   S Chanderpaul 0* (2b)

6.4

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, goes for the yorker, Chanderpaul works it to midwicket

6.5

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, goes for the short pitched delivery in the zone outside off, Chanders arrests his shuffles, and sways away

6.6

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, shuffles across, gets behind the line of delivery moving across from the leg stump line and defends

West Indies 17/3   S Chanderpaul 0* (5b)

7.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, drifts down the leg side, brushes the pad and Kamran takes it neatly. And even appeals!

7.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, leans forward to push this to midwicket

7.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, around the off stump line, squeezed out to backward point region

West Indies 18/3   S Chanderpaul 0* (8b)

9.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, quicker one, with the arm, stabbed to the on side

9.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, on the middle stump line, defended to the off

9.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, flighted on the middle, wristed to midwicket

9.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, just outside off stump, cut away to point

9.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, around the off stump line, slower, guided to backward point region

9.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, on the middle stump line, straightens, Chanderpaul was looking to work it to the on side and edges it to the off

West Indies 18/3   S Chanderpaul 0* (14b)

10.6

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, no run, short in length around off stump line, that shuffle again and he defends to the off

West Indies 19/3   S Chanderpaul 0* (15b)

11.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, 1 wide, drifts down the leg for a wide and Kamran does well to gather it

11.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, lunges forward to defend and the ball runs of the inner edge.

11.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, lunges out again to block this one to the leg side

11.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, 1 run, slower, flighted full, driven to long-off

West Indies 22/3   S Chanderpaul 1* (18b)

12.1

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, no run, stays back to defend to the off side

12.2

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, leans forward to work this length delivery to the on side and ends up chipping it aerially but in the gap between midwicket and mid-on

West Indies 23/3   S Chanderpaul 2* (20b)

13.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, leans forward to dab this to the off

13.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, leans forward to defend this to the leg side

13.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, lunges out to block this off break outside off

13.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders is stabbing and jabbing them. This one he chops to the on side.

13.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, on the middle, gets the bat in front of the pad to push it to the off

13.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, fuller, turned to midwicket. Maiden over.

West Indies 32/3   S Chanderpaul 2* (26b)

14.4

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Moves outside leg, Wahab hurls it outside off and Chanderpaul reaches out to jab it behind point for a single

West Indies 35/3   S Chanderpaul 3* (27b)

15.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, tossed up on middle, Chanders skips out and looks to flick but finds midwicket

15.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run

15.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, fuller on off, Chanders leans out to defend. Languid and pointless.

15.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, he skips out this time, but Hafeez holds the length back and he adjusts for the spin to defend again

15.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, 1 run, drifting into the pads, Chanders finally gets a single, working towards square leg

West Indies 37/3   S Chanderpaul 4* (31b)

17.1

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, lands on leg and comes in, Chanders defends to the leg side

17.2

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, turns away from middle, poked into the off side but without any intention to score

17.3

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, on middle again, Chanders comes forward to defend.

17.4

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, 1 run, eventually he gets a single, as one delivery turns away sharply and bounces from middle and leg.

West Indies 39/3   S Chanderpaul 5* (35b)

18.1

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Afridi concedes his first run as Chanders pushes a full delivery towards long off

18.5

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders whips with the wrists through square leg for a single

West Indies 44/3   S Chanderpaul 7* (37b)

19.1

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, offie breaking from leg stump, Chanders adjusts for the spin and pokes to the off side

19.2

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, they hustle through for a couple. Chanders softly places a full delivery on off to extra cover and Sarwan hares back before the poor throw reaches Ajmal

19.3

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, loopy on middle and leg, Chanders tries to work it to the leg side and can't get it away

19.4

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, straighter, Chanders flicks straight to midwicket

19.5

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, turns into the pads from outside leg stump and Chanders tries to nurdle to the leg side. The ball goes no where

19.6

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, 1 run, worked off the pads towards midwicket for a single to end the over. West Indies dawdle along.

West Indies 47/3   S Chanderpaul 10* (43b)

20.1

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders sneaks another single, full ball outside off, dropped to the off side for one

20.5

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, googly from well outside leg, doesn't trouble Chanders who crabs away into the line of middle and works it backward of square for the 50th run

West Indies 50/3   S Chanderpaul 12* (45b)

21.1

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, tossed up well outside off, Chanders sees it and lets it go

21.2

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, straighter, on leg and middle, Chanders reaches to the pitch and defends

21.3

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, doosra, Chanders gets into all kinds of trouble. He plays for the offie and mistimes and mis-places the cut. Straight to slip and then Chanders wanders out of the crease, and is close to being run out

21.4

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, 1 run, worked from leg stump towards square leg for a single

21.6

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, sharp offie on leg stump, Chanders cautiously defends from the crease

West Indies 52/3   S Chanderpaul 13* (50b)

22.6

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, this is tragic enough without a run out. Sarwan almost makes it worse by running half way down the pitch as Chanders glides straight to short third man. He is able to get back in time though.

West Indies 55/3   S Chanderpaul 13* (51b)

23.6

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders leans out to smother an offie on off stump

West Indies 58/3   S Chanderpaul 13* (52b)

24.3

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, on off stump, Chanders of the ugliest stance in the game, pushes to the off side in ungainly style

24.4

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, again, Chanders dabs into the covers

24.5

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, fullish ball, Chanders pushes to long on. Can't believe mid on is not inside the circle.

West Indies 60/4   S Chanderpaul 14* (55b)

25.1

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, SIX, Dr. Chanders and Mr. Shiv. We have seen the former crabbing along until now, and out of nowhere, the latter slams a slog sweep out of Mirpur, Tossed up outside off, Chanders goes down on a knee and drop kicks it over midwicket. Finally, a shot timed well.

25.2

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, 1 run, he pushes a single down the ground

West Indies 67/4   S Chanderpaul 21* (57b 1x6)

26.1

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, whippy delivery, short of a length and scurrying across, Chanders nurdles straight to short fine leg

26.2

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, fuller and on the pads, Chanders plays it back down the track

26.3

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, quicker and in the blockhole, Chanders manages to dig it out down to long on for one

West Indies 68/4   S Chanderpaul 22* (60b 1x6)

28.1

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on the pads, Chanders works it to midwicket for a single.

West Indies 72/8   S Chanderpaul 23* (61b 1x6)

29.1

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, offie on middle, Chanders plonks forward to defend

29.2

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, short of a length and going away, Chanders defends resolutely

29.3

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, doosra short of a length and holding its line from outside off, Chanders plays back and keeps it out to the off side

29.4

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, Chanders doesn't want the single even off the 4th ball. Works a full ball to the leg side and refuses to run

29.5

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, lands on a length around off and straightens, Chanders opens the face and guides towards point

29.6

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, can't get a single off the final ball, and now Roach will have to face Afridi. Ouch.

West Indies 74/8   S Chanderpaul 23* (67b 1x6)

30.6

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short and wide, Chanders mistimes the cut and hence gets only a single. Don't think he wanted more than a single. He now has strike.

West Indies 80/8   S Chanderpaul 24* (68b 1x6)

31.1

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, regulation miss of a stumping from Kamran. Zipping offie outside off, leads Chanders out and he misses the flick. Kamra had to collect and break the stumps, instead it hit his glove and thudded into his chin.

31.2

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, leans out to a flighted ball and pushes it to the off side

31.3

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run

31.4

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, no run, top stuff from Ajmal, Chanders is left groping for a doosra, clueless as to what the ball is doing. It goes off the pad to the right of slip

31.5

Saeed Ajmal to Chanderpaul, 1 run, works a delivery from the leg stump to the leg side for a single

West Indies 81/8   S Chanderpaul 25* (73b 1x6)

32.1

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short in length outside off, cut to sweeper cover

32.6

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, stays back to work this through midwicket

West Indies 84/8   S Chanderpaul 27* (75b 1x6)

33.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, full in length just outside off, Chanders prefers to stay back and that's a mistake. He is beaten, pushing out at it

33.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, goes down the track to work it to the on side

33.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, slaps this from outside off to wide long-off for couple of runs

33.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, no run, just outside off, pushed out to cover

33.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, 1 run

West Indies 87/8   S Chanderpaul 30* (80b 1x6)

34.1

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, works this wide of backward point for a single

34.4

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, no run, on the middle stump line, squirted out to mid-on. He was trying to work it to the on side

34.5

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, back of a length. pushed out towards long-on for a single

West Indies 90/8   S Chanderpaul 32* (83b 1x6)

35.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Chanderpaul, 1 run, gets forward to work this through to Umar Akmal at deep midwicket

West Indies 91/8   S Chanderpaul 33* (84b 1x6)

36.1

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, no run, full in length, on the off and middle, defended to midwicket

36.2

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, shuffles across to clip this to deep square-leg region for couple of runs

36.3

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, stays back to punch this to long-on for a single

36.5

Wahab Riaz to Chanderpaul, 1 run, leans forward to ping long-on

West Indies 96/8   S Chanderpaul 37* (88b 1x6)

37.1

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, full delivery from over the stumps, pushed out to the off

37.2

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, short in length around off, pushed out to the cover region

37.3

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on the pads, clipped to Hafeez at deep square-leg

West Indies 101/8   S Chanderpaul 38* (91b 1x6)

38.1

Abdul Razzaq to Chanderpaul, no run, lands around the middle and moves away outside off, keeps a touch low, jabbed away to the off

38.2

Abdul Razzaq to Chanderpaul, 1 run, fetches it from outside off and slaps it to long-on

West Indies 102/8   S Chanderpaul 39* (93b 1x6)

39.1

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, full in length around off, driven to extra cover

39.2

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, slants this one across Chanders who shoulders arms

39.3

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, from round the stumps now, in the zone outside off, steered to backward point

39.4

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, no run, in the corridor outside off, left alone

39.5

Umar Gul to Chanderpaul, 1 run, drifts to the pads from the round the stumps angle, glanced away for a single

West Indies 104/8   S Chanderpaul 40* (98b 1x6)

40.1

Abdul Razzaq to Chanderpaul, no run, around the off stump line, pushed out to point

40.2

Abdul Razzaq to Chanderpaul, 1 leg bye, on the pads, rolls away behind square-leg region

40.4

Abdul Razzaq to Chanderpaul, 1 run, full in length around off, pushed through cover point

West Indies 107/8   S Chanderpaul 41* (101b 1x6)

41.1

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on the middle and off, slow through the air, punched down to long-on

41.3

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, just outside off, pushed back to the bowler

41.4

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, outside the leg stump, worked through backward square-leg

West Indies 110/8   S Chanderpaul 43* (104b 1x6)

43.1

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, no run, slow leg break around off, turned to midwicket

43.2

Shahid Afridi to Chanderpaul, 1 run, gets back to work it past square-leg

West Indies 112/9   S Chanderpaul 44* (106b 1x6)

Photos

Mar 23, 2011

Shahid Afridi congratulates Mohammad Hafeez as Pakistan win by ten wickets, West Indies v Pakistan, 1st quarter-final, World Cup 2011, March 23, 2011

Shahid Afridi congratulates Mohammad Hafeez as Pakistan win by ten wickets

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Mar 23, 2011

Fans in Islamabad wave flags in the street after Pakistan went through to the World Cup semi-finals, Islamabad, March 23, 2011

Fans in Islamabad wave flags in the street after Pakistan went through to the World Cup semi-finals

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