Pakistan tour of India, 1st ODI: India v Pakistan at Guwahati, Nov 5, 2007
India won by 5 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
5 November 2007 (50-over match)
  Pakistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Salman Butt run out (Yuvraj Singh/†Dhoni) 50 81 57 8 0 87.71
17.5 from Harbhajan Singh, an awful mix-up and Butt has to go, Butt tried to close the face of the bat and play the ball on the leg side, he got a leading edge which rolled towards extra cover, Butt set off for the single but Younis sent him back, Yuvraj had moved quickly to his left from cover, picked the ball up with one hand and threw it back to Dhoni who broke the stumps with Butt well short, big wicket for India 69/2
View dismissal Kamran Akmal lbw b Pathan 12 44 30 2 0 40.00
10.1 Pathan strikes! The ball was pitched on leg and middle stump and it went straight through to Akmal who tried to pull, it was short and came slowly off the pitch, completely beating Akmal, he got hit on the pad in front of off and middle and Gould sends him on his way, replays show that the ball might have pitched outside leg stump ... 44/1
View dismissal Younis Khan c Pathan b Harbhajan Singh 25 77 58 0 0 43.10
29.5 caught in the deep! Younis comes down the track and tries to clear the long-on boundary, he didn't time it well enough and hit it straight to Pathan on the boundary who takes a simple catch, Younis falls at a crucial time 104/3
Mohammad Yousuf not out 82 126 88 7 0 93.18
View dismissal Shahid Afridi st †Dhoni b Tendulkar 31 40 32 1 1 96.87
38.5 stumped! Afridi tries to charge Tendulkar and make room to hit over the off side by backing towards leg, Tendulkar once again sees him coming and bowls it quicker and outside off stump, the ball spins away from Afridi, beats the outside edge of his bat and Dhoni whips off the bails with Afridi stranded 163/4
View dismissal Shoaib Malik* c Gambhir b Tendulkar 2 5 8 0 0 25.00
40.2 caught in the deep! Tendulkar bowls a nice juicy full toss which really should have been dispatched over the boundary, instead Malik gets his front foot out of the way and pulls the ball straight to Gambhir on the deep midwicket boundary, Tendulkar gets lucky with a loose ball 165/5
View dismissal Misbah-ul-Haq c Harbhajan Singh b Khan 27 36 26 2 0 103.84
49.2 caught! Misbah tries to hit Zaheer over the straight boundary, he clears his front foot out of the way to make room and lofts it, he hasn't timed it well and Harbhajan runs to his right from long-off and takes a well-judged catch on the run 233/6
View dismissal Abdur Rehman run out (†Dhoni) 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
49.6 Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, Yousuf tries to run the final ball down to third man, Zaheer kept it full and outside off stump, he got an edge that went to Dhoni on the bounce, Rehman called Yousuf through for the single, as he should have because it is the final ball of the innings, Dhoni whipped off his glove and hit the stumps direct at the batsman's end with Rehman short of his crease 239/7
Extras (lb 5, w 5) 10
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 239 (4.78 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket Z Khan 9 0 50 1 5.55 28 5 1 (1w)
49.2 to Misbah-ul-Haq, caught! Misbah tries to hit Zaheer over the straight boundary, he clears his front foot out of the way to make room and lofts it, he hasn't timed it well and Harbhajan runs to his right from long-off and takes a well-judged catch on the run 233/6
  RP Singh 8 1 42 0 5.25 28 6 0 (1w)
View wicket IK Pathan 8 2 45 1 5.62 24 6 0 (1w)
10.1 to Kamran Akmal, Pathan strikes! The ball was pitched on leg and middle stump and it went straight through to Akmal who tried to pull, it was short and came slowly off the pitch, completely beating Akmal, he got hit on the pad in front of off and middle and Gould sends him on his way, replays show that the ball might have pitched outside leg stump ... 44/1
View wicket Harbhajan Singh 10 0 29 1 2.90 36 0 0 (1w)
29.5 to Younis Khan, caught in the deep! Younis comes down the track and tries to clear the long-on boundary, he didn't time it well enough and hit it straight to Pathan on the boundary who takes a simple catch, Younis falls at a crucial time 104/3
  M Kartik 10 0 36 0 3.60 34 0 0
View wickets SR Tendulkar 5 0 32 2 6.40 10 3 0 (1w)
38.5 to Shahid Afridi, stumped! Afridi tries to charge Tendulkar and make room to hit over the off side by backing towards leg, Tendulkar once again sees him coming and bowls it quicker and outside off stump, the ball spins away from Afridi, beats the outside edge of his bat and Dhoni whips off the bails with Afridi stranded 163/4
40.2 to Shoaib Malik, caught in the deep! Tendulkar bowls a nice juicy full toss which really should have been dispatched over the boundary, instead Malik gets his front foot out of the way and pulls the ball straight to Gambhir on the deep midwicket boundary, Tendulkar gets lucky with a loose ball 165/5
  India innings (target: 240 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SC Ganguly run out (Salman Butt/†Kamran Akmal) 39 87 55 6 1 70.90
16.5 from Shahid Afridi, Ganguly is run out! He played the ball off the pads to short fine leg and wanted the single, Gambhir sent him back after seeing Butt get to the ball swiftly, the throw came in quickly to Akmal who broke the stumps, Ganguly showed no real urgency in getting back and replays find that his bat is on the line as the bails come off, Pakistan get the break through against the run of play 96/2
View dismissal SR Tendulkar lbw b Shoaib Akhtar 4 14 7 1 0 57.14
2.5 lbw! The slower ball has Tendulkar beaten, he moved across his stumps and tried to flick through the leg side, he missed and was hit on the knee roll in front of the stumps, the umpire took his time but eventually sent Tendulkar on his way, that was pretty plumb 14/1
View dismissal G Gambhir b Shahid Afridi 44 87 51 7 0 86.27
20.6 bowled him! Gambhir doesn't know what's happened! Afridi slips in the offbreak, pitching it outside leg stump, Gambhir moves across his stumps and tries to play it towards midwicket, he misses and the ball spins in to hit leg stump, huge wicket for Pakistan 113/3
View dismissal MS Dhoni*† c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Akhtar 63 106 77 8 0 81.81
44.1 and he strikes straight away! Shoaib pitches one on a good length outside off stump, Dhoni drives away from his body and gets a thick edge through to Akmal who takes the catch this time, it was flying at considerable speed and the light isn't the best so he did well to hold on to it 225/5
View dismissal Yuvraj Singh c Shahid Afridi b Abdur Rehman 58 83 74 6 1 78.37
42.6 caught in the deep! Yuvraj gets down on one knee and slog sweeps Rehman, looking to clear the deep backward square leg boundary, he got a bit of a top edge that flew straight to fine leg where Afridi takes an easy catch 218/4
RV Uthappa not out 11 22 11 2 0 100.00
IK Pathan not out 5 16 8 1 0 62.50
Extras (b 4, lb 7, w 6, nb 1) 18
  Total (5 wickets; 47 overs) 242 (5.14 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets Shoaib Akhtar 8 0 52 2 6.50 28 9 0 (3w)
2.5 to Tendulkar, lbw! The slower ball has Tendulkar beaten, he moved across his stumps and tried to flick through the leg side, he missed and was hit on the knee roll in front of the stumps, the umpire took his time but eventually sent Tendulkar on his way, that was pretty plumb 14/1
44.1 to Dhoni, and he strikes straight away! Shoaib pitches one on a good length outside off stump, Dhoni drives away from his body and gets a thick edge through to Akmal who takes the catch this time, it was flying at considerable speed and the light isn't the best so he did well to hold on to it 225/5
  Umar Gul 7 2 26 0 3.71 34 4 1 (1w)
  Iftikhar Anjum 8 0 50 0 6.25 22 7 0
View wicket Shahid Afridi 10 0 34 1 3.40 30 1 0 (1w)
20.6 to Gambhir, bowled him! Gambhir doesn't know what's happened! Afridi slips in the offbreak, pitching it outside leg stump, Gambhir moves across his stumps and tries to play it towards midwicket, he misses and the ball spins in to hit leg stump, huge wicket for Pakistan 113/3
View wicket Abdur Rehman 10 1 54 1 5.40 38 8 1 (1w)
42.6 to Yuvraj Singh, caught in the deep! Yuvraj gets down on one knee and slog sweeps Rehman, looking to clear the deep backward square leg boundary, he got a bit of a top edge that flew straight to fine leg where Afridi takes an easy catch 218/4
  Shoaib Malik 4 1 15 0 3.75 16 2 0 (1nb)

Match details


Toss - Pakistan, who chose to bat
Series - India led the 5-match series 1-0
Player of the match - MS Dhoni (India)
Umpires - IJ Gould (England) and AM Saheba
TV umpire - GA Pratapkumar
Match referee - RS Mahanama (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire - MSS Ranawat

Match Notes


    • Pakistan innings
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Pakistan: 50 runs in 12.2 overs (75 balls), Extras 2
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 67/1 in 17.0 overs (Salman Butt 48, Younis Khan 4)
    • Salman Butt: 50 off 56 balls (8 x 4)
    • Pakistan: 100 runs in 28.3 overs (173 balls), Extras 5
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 137/3 in 35.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 22, Shahid Afridi 20)
    • Pakistan: 150 runs in 37.1 overs (227 balls), Extras 7
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 50 balls (Mohammad Yousuf 25, Shahid Afridi 23, Ex 2)
    • Mohammad Yousuf: 50 off 70 balls (3 x 4)
    • Pakistan: 200 runs in 45.4 overs (279 balls), Extras 8
    • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (Mohammad Yousuf 31, Misbah-ul-Haq 18, Ex 1)
    • Innings Break: Pakistan - 239/7 in 50.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 82)
    • India innings
    • India: 50 runs in 7.6 overs (50 balls), Extras 10
    • Power Play 2: Overs 9.1 - 14.0
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (SC Ganguly 24, G Gambhir 22, Ex 5)
    • Drinks: India - 81/1 in 14.0 overs (SC Ganguly 36, G Gambhir 30)
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • India: 100 runs in 16.6 overs (104 balls), Extras 11
    • India: 150 runs in 28.6 overs (179 balls), Extras 14
    • Drinks: India - 156/3 in 31.0 overs (MS Dhoni 30, Yuvraj Singh 25)
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 72 balls (MS Dhoni 19, Yuvraj Singh 28, Ex 4)
    • India: 200 runs in 40.2 overs (247 balls), Extras 16
    • Yuvraj Singh: 50 off 66 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • MS Dhoni: 50 off 68 balls (6 x 4)
    • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 131 balls (MS Dhoni 37, Yuvraj Singh 58, Ex 5)
    • One Day International Scorers: Sajan Nair and Binoy George
 
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