ICC Champions Trophy, 2006/07 / Wicket commentary

ICC Champions Trophy - 9th match, Group B

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

9.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, OUT, and he gets the man they wanted! A relatively harmless ball, straight on the stumps, Jayasuriya has an ugly swipe across the line and loses his composure and stumps, vital strike from Iftikhar, who lets forth a nice verbal volley at Jayasuriya as he passes him, much fun!

ST Jayasuriya b Iftikhar Anjum 48 (45m 35b 5x4 2x6) SR: 137.14

Sri Lanka 63/1   WU Tharanga 12* (23b 1x4)   Iftikhar Anjum 4.1-0-29-1

17.4

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, OUT, gone! Fullish again outside off stump, again Tharanga tries that booming drive but gets a thick outside edge which Akmal gladly snaps up, Razzaq strikes after going for runs

WU Tharanga c †Kamran Akmal b Abdul Razzaq 38 (88m 48b 6x4 0x6) SR: 79.16

Sri Lanka 108/2   DPMD Jayawardene 18* (26b 2x4)   Abdul Razzaq 1.4-0-18-1

24.1

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, OUT, and he gets the wicket! Tossed up outside off stump, Jayawardene again sweeps that but gets a top-edge which Farhat snaps up moving back and to his left at leg gully, crucial breakthrough for Pakistan, Sri Lanka's captain departs for 31

DPMD Jayawardene c Imran Farhat b Shoaib Malik 31 (69m 41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 75.60

Sri Lanka 141/3   KC Sangakkara 19* (24b 3x4)   Shoaib Malik 2.1-0-9-1

32.4

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, OUT

KC Sangakkara c Iftikhar Anjum b Shoaib Malik 39 (49m 47b 5x4 0x6) SR: 82.97

Sri Lanka 181/4   MS Atapattu 15* (28b 1x4)   Shoaib Malik 6.4-0-30-2

33.5

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, OUT

TM Dilshan b Shahid Afridi 3 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Sri Lanka 186/5   MS Atapattu 17* (30b 1x4)   Shahid Afridi 6.5-0-30-1

43.2

Abdul Razzaq to Atapattu, 1 no ball, OUT, Gone... Atapattu is hit on the pads as he tries to work to on side and sets off for a run but Maharoof sends him back. But Atapattu fails to make it time to beat the throw from Hafeez who swooped in from point

MS Atapattu run out 36 (60m 53b 1x4 0x6) SR: 67.92

Sri Lanka 225/6   MF Maharoof 18* (34b 2x4)   Abdul Razzaq 4.1-0-34-1

45.6

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, OUT, and it gets even better! straight and on the stumps, Maharoof makes room in an effort to go over extra-cover but miserably fails to make contact and the ball craches into the woodwork

MF Maharoof b Abdul Razzaq 22 (43m 44b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Sri Lanka 236/7   WPUJC Vaas 5* (9b)   Abdul Razzaq 6-0-40-2

46.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Muralitharan, OUT, tossed up and turning in, Murali goes for the sweep and gets trapped plumb in front

M Muralitharan lbw b Mohammad Hafeez 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 239/8   WPUJC Vaas 7* (13b)   Mohammad Hafeez 6-0-20-1

47.2

Abdul Razzaq to Malinga, OUT, golden duck! harmless off-cutter, Malinga ends up playing inside the line and the off stump is pegged back - Sri Lanka nine down

SL Malinga b Abdul Razzaq 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 240/9   WPUJC Vaas 8* (14b)   Abdul Razzaq 6.2-0-41-3

49.2

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, OUT, wicket to wicket delivery, this time Vaas slogs across the line and the stumps are rearranged

WPUJC Vaas b Abdul Razzaq 15 (29m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Sri Lanka 253/10   CRD Fernando 4* (7b)   Abdul Razzaq 7.2-0-50-4
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Oct 17, 2006

Bob Woolmer and Younis Khan can't contain their joy after Pakistan's victory, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd match, October 17, 2006

Bob Woolmer and Younis Khan can't contain their joy after Pakistan's victory

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Oct 17, 2006

Bob Woolmer and Younis Khan can't contain their joy after Pakistan's victory, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd match, October 17, 2006

Bob Woolmer and Younis Khan can't contain their joy after Pakistan's victory

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