Pakistan tour of India, 4th ODI: India v Pakistan at Gwalior, Nov 15, 2007
India won by 6 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
15 November 2007 - day/night match (50-over match)

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of the fourth ODI between India and Pakistan in Gwalior. The Captain Roop Singh Stadium, named after a Olympic hockey gold medalist, was originally a hockey stadium before it was converted into a cricket venue in the 1980s.

India lead the series 2-1 and Pakistan need to win this one to stay alive. One thing in their favour: this is a day-nighter and the quarter-final of the 1996 World Cup in Bangalore was the last time they lost under lights to India in India.

Toss: Shoaib Malik has won the toss and chose to bat first. He probably had a look at the stats for this venue: teams batting first have won the last four games in this venue (three of them day-nighters)

Team news: Virender Sehwag is in for Murali Kartik (like it was in the previous day-nighter in Mohali). Pakistan too have left out their left-arm spinner, Abdur Rehman, and chosen Rao Iftikhar Anjum. Malik said he would open the batting, putting to rest the speculation over Afridi taking first strike.

Our own George Louis Binoy is there. "The spectators are forming the snaking, kilometre long queues to find their way inside the ground. There are still plenty waiting to get through security and the ground is already nearly houseful." You can read his preview here

"Kamran Akmal went through a rigorous practice session before the game," says George. "Geoff Lawson simulated catching practice and he also stood up to the stumps, practising his foot movement against the spinners."

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George: "The people manning the scoreboard seem pretty confident that Kamran Akmal will open with Salman Butt. They've already got their names up." Malik, though, has already said he will open.

Right all set .. two slips in place as RP runs in to bowl at Salman Butt

0.1

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, on target, around that off stump and Salman leans forward to defend to the off side

0.2

Singh to Salman Butt, OUT, Dead plumb! RP nails India's tormentor Salman Butt. It landed on a length, just outside off stump and came in with the angle. Salman was caught at the crease as he pushed tentatively forward and was trapped in front.

Salman Butt lbw b Singh 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.3

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, beaten. Around that off stump, leaving Younis Khan who pushes at it with an open-face of the bat.

0.4

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, much better footwork this time. He leaned across, got close to the line of a delivery slanting away from him and pushed it to cover region

0.5

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, fuller, straighter, on the middle, trying to trap him lbw but Younis quickly arrests his front-foot movement, brings the bat in front and drives to mid-on

0.6

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, another pleasing drive, this time to mid-off but straight to the fielder. Younis looked in great touch in the last game before he shouldered arms to a delivery from around the stumps. It was RP to Younis, could have been Sandhu to Greenidge!

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End of over 1 (wicket maiden) Pakistan 0/1 (RR: 0.00)

    • Younis Khan 0 (4b)
    • Shoaib Malik 0 (0b)
    • RP Singh 1-1-0-1
1.1

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, floated outside off stump, Malik lets that one go past him. Tendulkar is in the first slip and has a chat with Dhoni.

1.2

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, on a length, straighter, on the middle and off, punched back to the bowler

George Binoy, our man at the ground, is getting busy with his binoculars. "John Gloster's already made two trips to the middle. The first was to attend to Yuvraj's hand, the second to Ganguly's."

1.3

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, on the middle and leg, curving in from the middle, worked to left of midwicket for a single

1.4

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, in the zone outside off stump, not much swing but Younis is careful, covers his off stump before he lets that one go through to Dhoni

1.5

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, he leans forward this time to a fuller delivery outside off stump and drives to mid-off

1.6

Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, on a length, on the stumps, pushed to the off side

HRG strikes: "This is the third time that Salman Butt has fallen for a second-ball duck against India as an opening batsman."

End of over 2 (2 runs) Pakistan 2/1 (RR: 1.00)

    • Younis Khan 1 (7b)
    • Shoaib Malik 1 (3b)
    • IK Pathan 1-0-2-0
    • RP Singh 1-1-0-1

RP goes round the stumps. Here we go.

2.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, lands it on a length, just outside off stump, comes in with the angle, Younis is not shouldering arms this time, gets behind the line and pushes it to the off side

2.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, from wide of the crease, fuller, just outside off stump, Younis leans across and wrists it to midwicket

2.3

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, on a length, around the off stump, pushed to cover

2.4

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, length delivery outside off stump, dabbed to wide third man for a single

2.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, curving in towards the pad, Malik is careful and works it to just right of midwicket. In better days, he would have used his wrists more and whipped it through square leg

2.6

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, keeps a tad low, just outside off stump, Younis jabs it away through backward point

End of over 3 (3 runs) Pakistan 5/1 (RR: 1.66)

    • Younis Khan 3 (12b)
    • Shoaib Malik 2 (4b)
    • RP Singh 2-1-3-1
    • IK Pathan 1-0-2-0

stays round the stumps

3.1

Pathan to Younis Khan, 3 runs, slightly short of length, on the off stump line, Younis short-arm pulls it through midwicket for three runs

3.2

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, beaten Full in length, around the middle and off stump line, and it moves away, past the outside edge

George Binoy: "Yuvraj fell hard on his knee as he tried to stop that one. He's doing a bit of stretching and adjusting his brace. Everyone else has changed fielding positions at the end of the over and Yuvraj is the last to move from point to point."

3.3

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run

3.4

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, drifts on to the legs and Malik is quick to jump on to that and whips it through midwicket. Easy pickings.

3.5

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, length delivery on the off and middle, Malik leans forward, uses his wrists and turns it to long leg

3.6

Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, Dropped by Dhoni. It was a length delivery around the off stump, Younis doesn't quite lean forward, just stabs at it as the ball curves in a touch. It took the inside edge and flew low and to the left of Dhoni who dived but couldn't hold on.

End of over 4 (9 runs) Pakistan 14/1 (RR: 3.50)

    • Younis Khan 7 (14b)
    • Shoaib Malik 7 (8b 1x4)
    • IK Pathan 2-0-11-0
    • RP Singh 2-1-3-1
4.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, fuller, outside off stump, driven to the off side

4.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run

4.3

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, on a length, coming in from just outside off stump, pushed to cover

4.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, fullish, on the off and middle stump line, Malik pushes at it and is squared-up and gets a outside edge to backward point

4.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, from a length, wristed past square leg

4.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, just outside off stump, going on with the usual angle, punched to cover

End of over 5 (3 runs) Pakistan 17/1 (RR: 3.40)

    • Shoaib Malik 9 (11b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 8 (17b)
    • RP Singh 3-1-6-1
    • IK Pathan 2-0-11-0
5.1

Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, tip and run. Outside off stump, he drops it close on the off side and they rush across for a quick single

5.2

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, deck short of length, on the off and middle stump line, Malik gets on top of the bounce and defends

5.3

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, fuller this time, on the middle stump line, driven to mid-on

5.4

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, on the middle and leg, Pathan is getting it to just shape back in and Malik works it to midwicket

5.5

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, 134.9 kmph, another length delivery and Malik punches it on the up, straight back down the track

5.6

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, 138.9kmph, fuller, on the middle and off stump, full and straight, pushed to the off side

End of over 6 (1 run) Pakistan 18/1 (RR: 3.00)

    • Shoaib Malik 9 (16b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 9 (18b)
    • IK Pathan 3-0-12-0
    • RP Singh 3-1-6-1
6.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, almost a mix-up. Younis pushed a full delivery towards cover and set off before sending Malik back. Gambhir rushed in, swooped and swiveled around to havea a shy at the non-striker's end but Malik was home. Not that it was a direct hit

6.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, 138.4 kmph. Shout for lbw. It landed on a length, from round the stumps, just outside off stump and Younis pushed forward to defend. The ball hit him on the pad, a tad outside off stump.

6.3

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward to drive a full length delivery to cover

6.4

Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, half-volley well outside off stump , Younis jumped at the line and the length and played a lovely square drive through cover point.

6.5

Singh to Younis Khan, 2 runs, length delivery outside off stump and Younis dabs it to wide third man and by the time Zaheer gets around they pick up two runs

6.6

Singh to Younis Khan, 2 runs, deja-vu. Again bit of width outside off stump and Younis leans forward, opens the bat-face and guides it to wide third man. Don't ask me why I bothered with the description after writing deja-vu. Aadat sey majboor. (a matter of habit)

End of over 7 (8 runs) Pakistan 26/1 (RR: 3.71)

    • Younis Khan 17 (24b 1x4)
    • Shoaib Malik 9 (16b 1x4)
    • RP Singh 4-1-14-1
    • IK Pathan 3-0-12-0
7.1

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, full in length, outside off stump, Malik leans forward to drive to cover

George Binoy: "The spectators werent allowed to bring any musical instruments into the ground but the organisers have got a band seated in an enclosure and their drummer's getting a good rhythm going."

7.2

Khan to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, a touch short in length, on the off and middle, Malik waits on the ball before wristing it to left of RP Singh at long leg

7.3

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, on a length, around that off stump and Malik pushes it cautiously down the track

7.4

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, again going away from Malik who plays it to backward point

7.5

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, on a length, on the middle stump line, goes on straight and Malik nudges it to the leg side

7.6

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, drags back the length, short in length, on the middle stump line, Malik punches it to midwicket

End of over 8 (2 runs) Pakistan 28/1 (RR: 3.50)

    • Shoaib Malik 11 (22b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 17 (24b 1x4)
    • Z Khan 1-0-2-0
    • RP Singh 4-1-14-1

from round the stumps

8.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, huge shout for lbw. Younis walks forward and across the sticks, RP hurls a dipping full toss which evades the intended flick and raps him low on the front pad, just outside off stump. The point of impact was outside off and he was playing a shot

8.2

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, drives well to left of cover where Robin Uthappa makes a fine diving stop before turning around to have a shy at the non-striker's end

8.3

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, length delivery, on the off stump, pushed to off side

8.4

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, RP is bowling over the wickets to Malik. This one darts away from Malik who stabs at it and is beaten

8.5

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, and again. Malik is trying to run it down to third man

8.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, Three in a row. This one was further outside off stump and Malik fishes at it but no wood on leather

End of over 9 (1 run) Pakistan 29/1 (RR: 3.22)

    • Shoaib Malik 11 (26b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 18 (26b 1x4)
    • RP Singh 5-1-15-1
    • Z Khan 1-0-2-0

Rohit Sharma is on the field as a substitute for Yuvraj

9.1

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, fullish, around off stump, pushed to the off side.

9.2

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, on the middle stump line, from a length, worked to midwicket.

9.3

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, slower one, 120.3 kmph, on the off and middle, Younis waits on the front foot and guides it to point

9.4

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, slightly short in length, on the middle and leg, Younis drops it close on the leg side and will get a single for the effort

Toheed Aslam, a feedbacker, says: "Three of the Pakistani top order have excelled in previous 3 games individually, including Butt, Younus & Yousuf. Now, its time for the skipper to strike... Lets hope!"

9.5

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, on a length, going away from Malik who taps it to backward point

9.6

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, fuller, lands on the middle, moves towards middle and off, defended on the front foot

End of over 10 (1 run) Pakistan 30/1 (RR: 3.00)

    • Shoaib Malik 11 (28b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 19 (30b 1x4)
    • Z Khan 2-0-3-0
    • RP Singh 5-1-15-1
10.1

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, full in length, on the off stump line - the nagging line continues- driven to cover

10.2

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, from round the stumps, just outside off stump, square driven to point. Younis is getting on to that front foot regularly now

10.3

Singh to Younis Khan, no run, closer to the off stump and dabbed to point

10.4

Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, steered through vacant slip region. It was full and just outside off stump, Younis opened the bat-face and guided it. He didn't intend to hit it so fine but he got a edge which took the ball finer

10.5

Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run

10.6

Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, yorker on the middle stump, Malik works it to midwicket

End of over 11 (5 runs) Pakistan 35/1 (RR: 3.18)

    • Shoaib Malik 11 (29b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 24 (35b 2x4)
    • RP Singh 6-1-20-1
    • Z Khan 2-0-3-0

Powerplay 2 was taken at the end of 10th over

11.1

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, on a length, on the stumps and on driven to mid-on

11.2

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, again around that off stump, going away, guided to point

11.3

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, walks down the track and across, gets close to the line of the delivery going away from him and drives straight past the bowler for a single.

11.4

Khan to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, Now Malik walks down the track - just a step or two- and whips a length delivery from the off stump past square leg

11.5

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, on a length, around the off stump, punched to the leg side

11.6

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, the walk continues. Again he walks down the track, Zaheer pings the good length and keeps it on the off stump and Malik pushes it to cover. Its a slow track and the bowlers are hitting the off stump line; the batsmen are trying to put them off the length and also get close to the line by walking a step or two across

End of over 12 (3 runs) Pakistan 38/1 (RR: 3.16)

    • Shoaib Malik 13 (32b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 25 (38b 2x4)
    • Z Khan 3-0-6-0
    • RP Singh 6-1-20-1
12.1

Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, slower one, off cutter, outside off stump, Younis waited on the ball before tapping it to third man

12.2

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, fullish, around the off stump, square driven to cover point

12.3

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Chased a wide delivery and some how managed to get it past point. He took a step down the track, lunged to his right and managed to square drive it past point

12.4

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, again that walk across, towards the off stump, gets close to the line of a delivery going away from him and pushes it to the off side

12.5

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, beaten Just short of driveable length, in the zone outside off stump and Malik tries to drive it on the up

12.6

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, full and outside off stump, Malik square drives it hard but straight to point

12.6

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, full and outside off stump, Malik square drives it hard but straight to point

End of over 13 (5 runs) Pakistan 43/1 (RR: 3.30)

    • Shoaib Malik 17 (37b 2x4)
    • Younis Khan 26 (39b 2x4)
    • IK Pathan 4-0-17-0
    • Z Khan 3-0-6-0
13.1

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, short of a length outside off, glanced away to third man for a single

13.2

Khan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, short again, cramps him for room, near the rib-cage area, worked away to the leg side for a single

13.3

Khan to Younis Khan, FOUR, full and smacked gloriously down the ground for a four, straight bat, markers name showing fully and creamed past the bowler for four. Breaks the shackles there

13.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, around the wicket now, straighter and fullish in length, patted back down the ground

sight-screen hassles again .. there is a rumour that the MCC want to have pink sight-screens (completely unconfirmed, of course)

13.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, worked away to the leg side, not offered much room on that occassion, around the wicket angle seems to be working for Zaheer

"Zaheer Khan went up to Dhoni and wanted to adjust his field on the off side," says George from Gwalior. "Dhoni didn't seem to keen but eventually Ganguly took about five paces forward at cover."

13.6

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, good use of the wrists to turn it to the leg side, good fielding at short midwicket

End of over 14 (7 runs) Pakistan 50/1 (RR: 3.57)

    • Younis Khan 32 (44b 3x4)
    • Shoaib Malik 18 (38b 2x4)
    • Z Khan 4-0-13-0
    • IK Pathan 4-0-17-0
14.1

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward to defend it down the track

14.2

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, stretches across to drive to cover but straight to the fielder

14.3

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, appeal for a catch by Dhoni but the umpire is not sure whether it carried. He (Ameish Saheba) walks to the squar-leg umpire (Billy Doctrove) and the decision stands. It was a slower one, full and outside off stump, Younis goes for a square drive and probably got a edge. Dhoni dives low to his front to 'take' it. He must have got a edge, otherwise he wouldn't have gone across to consult the other umpire. It must have bounced just in front of Dhoni. The replays seem to agree with the umpires.

14.4

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, just outside off stump, Younis is beaten as he tries to run it down to third man

14.5

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run

14.6

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, on the off stump line, defended to the off side

End of over 15 (maiden) Pakistan 50/1 (RR: 3.33)

    • Younis Khan 32 (50b 3x4)
    • Shoaib Malik 18 (38b 2x4)
    • IK Pathan 5-1-17-0
    • Z Khan 4-0-13-0
15.1

Khan to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Full and wide, crashed through extra cover. Malik stretched well forward and across to cream it through extra cover

George Binoy: "There are three huddles out in the middle now. The Indians are forming one, the Pakistan batsmen and their reserves are making the second, and the third is composed of one oversized soft-drink can and the people who pushed it out on to the field only for no one to come to it.

15.2

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, closer to the off stump and driven to cover this time

15.3

Khan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, on a length, angling away from Malik who partly-edges and partly-steers it to third man

15.4

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, again that walk down the track and across, gets close to the delivery around the off stump and drives crisply straight down the track. RP Singh gets to his right from mid-off and dives to make a fine stop

15.5

Khan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, slanting away from Malik who runs it down to third man for a single

15.6

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, banged in short, the wicket is slow and so, the ball stops on Younis who mistimes his pull shot to Gambhir at midwicket

End of over 16 (7 runs) Pakistan 57/1 (RR: 3.56)

    • Younis Khan 33 (52b 3x4)
    • Shoaib Malik 24 (42b 3x4)
    • Z Khan 5-0-20-0
    • IK Pathan 5-1-17-0
16.1

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, slower one, full and outside off stump, Malik waits before he goes for a square drive but is still a touch early into his shot and gets a edge to third man

16.2

Pathan to Younis Khan, FOUR, classy. It was a touch short in length, a bit outside off, enough for Younis who whiplashes it to right of backward point.

16.3

Pathan to Younis Khan, 1 run, again walks couple of steps down the track and places a length delivery outside off to deep point

16.4

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, no run, yorker length, outside off stump, Malik jabs at it, the bat hits the ground and the ball flies away to Dhoni

16.5

Pathan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full in length, just outside off stump, Malik chooses to go back and square drive it to deep point

16.6

Pathan to Younis Khan, no run, full, yorker length, outside off stump, Younis tries to jab it away and Dhoni moves to his right to gather

Three overs to go for the 3rd Powerplay to end

End of over 17 (7 runs) Pakistan 64/1 (RR: 3.76)

    • Younis Khan 38 (55b 4x4)
    • Shoaib Malik 26 (45b 3x4)
    • IK Pathan 6-1-24-0
    • Z Khan 5-0-20-0

Zaheer goes round the stumps. All three are left-arm and as someone remarked in jest, they are trying to create the right-hand bowler's angle!

17.1

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, full and on the middle and off, Malik dabs it down the track

17.2

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, again, full and straight, coming in with the angle, no room to work around and he dabs it away

17.3

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run

17.4

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, down the leg side and it brushes the thigh pad en route to Dhoni; the bowler and the 'keeper appeal in hope

17.5

Khan to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, a touch short in length and it drifts again towards the hips, clipped past square leg for couple of runs

17.6

Khan to Shoaib Malik, no run, walks down the track, this time straight down and not across, Zaheer fires it on a length around the middle stump and Malik nudges it to the off side

End of over 18 (2 runs) Pakistan 66/1 (RR: 3.66)

    • Shoaib Malik 28 (51b 3x4)
    • Younis Khan 38 (55b 4x4)
    • Z Khan 6-0-22-0
    • IK Pathan 6-1-24-0

Time for spin. Harbhajan comes on. Two overs to go in the 3rd Powerplay

18.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, floats it outside off stump, on a length, Younis leans forward and plays it with the turn to the leg side

no close-in fielder in place

18.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, full, too full, on the stumps and Younis drives through mid-on

There is a slip in for Malik

18.3

Harbhajan Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, a touch short in length, outside off stump, Malik is quick to get on to the back foot but cuts straight to cover

18.4

Harbhajan Singh to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, again on the back of length and this time Malik finds the gap through point

Slip disappears now

18.5

Harbhajan Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full, on the middle and off stump, Malik drives to long-on for a single

18.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 3 runs, slow through the air, lands outside off stump, turns in and Younis leans across and plays it delicately, with the turn, to the fine-leg region.

End of over 19 (7 runs) Pakistan 73/1 (RR: 3.84)

    • Younis Khan 42 (58b 4x4)
    • Shoaib Malik 31 (54b 3x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 1-0-7-0
    • Z Khan 6-0-22-0
19.1

Khan to Younis Khan, FOUR, flashed over square leg. It was short in length, from round the stumps, Younis stood tall to short-arm pull it over square leg

19.2

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, fuller but down the leg side and Dhoni dives to get his left glove to it

back over the sticks

19.3

Khan to Shoaib Malik, OUT, And he strikes immediately from that line. This is his 200th ODI wicket. Full, straight, on the middle and Malik fails to connect well with his slog across the line and is cleaned up. He got a thin inside edge and the middle stump was pegged back.

Shoaib Malik b Khan 31 (94m 55b 3x4 0x6) SR: 56.36

19.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the off and middle, Yousuf glides towards the line, head over the ball and steers it to cover point for a single

19.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, takes it away from Younis who steers to point

19.6

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, on the off stump line, full in length, going on with the angle, pushed to cover

End of over 20 (6 runs) Pakistan 79/2 (RR: 3.95)

    • Younis Khan 46 (62b 5x4)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 1 (1b)
    • Z Khan 7-0-27-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 1-0-7-0
20.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slow through the air, flighted delivery outside off stump, defended to the off side

20.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fuller, a tad quicker, flicked to midwicket

20.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slow in the air, floated outside off stump, Yousuf leans across to defend

20.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full, just outside off stump, Yousuf wrists it past square leg for a single

20.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it through, released from front of hand, on the middle and leg, turned past square leg

20.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, again slows up the pace, flights it outside off stump, Yousuf leans forward, doesn't find any pace to work with and pushes it to cover

End of over 21 (2 runs) Pakistan 81/2 (RR: 3.85)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 2 (6b)
    • Younis Khan 47 (63b 5x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 2-0-9-0
    • Z Khan 7-0-27-1
21.1

Yuvraj Singh to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, from round the stumps, no turn and it drifts on to the legs, tickled away to the on side

21.2

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short in length, again going on straight with the arm, Yousuf goes back and punches it to wide midwicket

21.3

Yuvraj Singh to Younis Khan, no run, fuller, outside off stump, driven to extra cover

21.4

Yuvraj Singh to Younis Khan, no run, slow in the air, just outside off stump, guided to point

21.5

Yuvraj Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, fuller, just outside off stump and that length allows Younis to flick it to the leg side

21.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slow through the air, on the off stump line, eased to cover

End of over 22 (3 runs) Pakistan 84/2 (RR: 3.81)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 3 (8b)
    • Younis Khan 48 (67b 5x4)
    • Yuvraj Singh 1-0-2-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 2-0-9-0
22.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, on the middle and leg, worked to midwicket

22.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, stumping chance missed. It was spinning down the leg side, brushed the pad as Younis lunged out of the crease but Dhoni failed to gather cleanly

22.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 2 runs, reaches his fifty with a nifty nudge behind square leg. 50 from 70 balls.

22.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long-on

22.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, stays back, waits for the turn to play out before working it behind square leg

22.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full, outside off stump and driven to long-on

End of over 23 (4 runs) Pakistan 88/2 (RR: 3.82)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 4 (10b)
    • Younis Khan 51 (71b 5x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 3-0-13-0
    • Yuvraj Singh 1-0-2-0
23.1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Effortless shot to the long-on boundary. Pure timing. It was floated on the off stump line, Yousuf glided forward and lofted it cleanly to the long-on boundary. One-bounce and over the ropes.

23.2

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, now plays a paddle-sweep to fine-leg region for couple of runs. He fetched that from outside off.

23.3

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, slightly short in length, outside off stump, cut to left of Uthappa at deep point

23.4

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, comes in with the arm, on the off stump, from a length and Yousuf defends on the front foot

23.5

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the middle stump line, swept away for a single

23.6

Yuvraj Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Younis tries to imitate Yousuf, goes for a paddle shot but fails to connect and is hit on the pad, outside off stump.

End of over 24 (9 runs) Pakistan 97/2 (RR: 4.04)

    • Younis Khan 51 (72b 5x4)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 13 (15b 1x4)
    • Yuvraj Singh 2-0-11-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 3-0-13-0
24.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Yousuf unfurls a reverse-sweep but finds the short third-man fielder

24.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 leg bye, on the middle and off, turning in, flicked to fine-leg region

24.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the middle and leg, turned away to short fine-leg region for a single

24.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full on the off stump line and Yousuf wrists it to long leg for yet another single. 100 up for Pakistan. Run rate is 4.05 per over.

24.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, turns in from outside off, Yousuf is struck on the pad, outside off, as he pushes forward to defend

24.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the middle and off, Yousuf works it to right of midwicket for a single

End of over 25 (4 runs) Pakistan 101/2 (RR: 4.04)

    • Younis Khan 53 (75b 5x4)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 14 (18b 1x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 4-0-16-0
    • Yuvraj Singh 2-0-11-0

Sehwag to bowl

25.1

Sehwag to Younis Khan, no run, just outside off stump, turns in slightly, dabbed to cover

25.2

Sehwag to Younis Khan, 1 run, short in length, spins in towards middle and leg, Yousuf goes for a big pull shot but is too early into the stroke and it runs away off the pad. The pitch is getting slower.

25.3

Sehwag to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, turns in from outside off, nudged to the off side

25.4

Sehwag to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, a tad short in length, spinning in from outside off, Yousuf goes back to punch it to long-off

25.5

Sehwag to Younis Khan, 1 run, Younis drives a full delivery to long-on

25.6

Sehwag to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the middle and leg, not much turn and Yousuf stays back to work it past square leg

End of over 26 (4 runs) Pakistan 105/2 (RR: 4.03)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 16 (21b 1x4)
    • Younis Khan 55 (78b 5x4)
    • V Sehwag 1-0-4-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 4-0-16-0
26.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on the middle stump line, turning in, Yousuf tries to work it to the on side but doesn't connect properly

26.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the off and middle, wristed behind square leg

26.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, SIX, slog-sweep for a six. It was tossed-up, full and just outside off stump, Younis went down on his knee and disposed it over deep midwicket boundary

26.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes this one outside off and steered to third man region

26.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back to middle and leg and Yousuf has no problem in going back, rolling his wrists over it and picks up a single to long leg

26.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, fuller, on the middle stump line, tickled past midwicket for yet another single

End of over 27 (10 runs) Pakistan 115/2 (RR: 4.25)

    • Younis Khan 63 (81b 5x4 1x6)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 18 (24b 1x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 5-0-26-0
    • V Sehwag 1-0-4-0
27.1

Sehwag to Younis Khan, 1 run, Younis has decided to up the ante. He goes down the track, doesn't reach the pitch of the rapidly dipping delivery and lofts it to left of deep midwicket

27.2

Sehwag to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, a tad short in length, outside off stump, Yousuf was looking to get forward, shifted his weight on to the back foot and cut it through backward point

27.3

Sehwag to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, picks up a single with a dab to the on side

27.4

Sehwag to Younis Khan, no run, flatter, on the off and middle, pushed to the on side

27.5

Sehwag to Younis Khan, no run, full, almost on the blockhole, just outside off stump, chopped to short third man region

27.6

Sehwag to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the middle stump line, turned past midwicket

End of over 28 (7 runs) Pakistan 122/2 (RR: 4.35)

    • Younis Khan 65 (85b 5x4 1x6)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 23 (26b 2x4)
    • V Sehwag 2-0-11-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 5-0-26-0

Sourav Ganguly comes on. He has 99 ODI wickets.

28.1

Ganguly to Younis Khan, 1 run, short in length, on the off and middle, pulled away to long leg for a single

28.2

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on a length, outside off stump, square driven to deep point

28.3

Ganguly to Younis Khan, 1 run, length delivery outside off stump, no movement and Younis dabs it away to third man region

28.4

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, lands on a length, outside off stump, shapes away a touch, Yousuf adjusts by opening the bat-face and runs it down to third man

28.5

Ganguly to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the off stump line and Younis pushes it towards cover point for a single

28.6

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump line, driven towards mid-off and they rush across for single. There was a direct hit but he was home

End of over 29 (6 runs) Pakistan 128/2 (RR: 4.41)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 26 (29b 2x4)
    • Younis Khan 68 (88b 5x4 1x6)
    • SC Ganguly 1-0-6-0
    • V Sehwag 2-0-11-0
29.1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, floated down the leg side, swept to short-fine leg fielder

29.2

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, from round the stumps again, on the middle and leg, Yousuf is rapped on the pad, going for the sweep shot

29.3

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, arm-ball, sliding on with the arm and Yousuf is struck in front of middle and leg as he pushes forward to defend. Dhoni and Yuvraj appeal for a lbw but it would have probably missed leg stump

29.4

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run

29.5

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, picks up a single with a punch to long-off

29.6

Yuvraj Singh to Younis Khan, OUT, Yuvraj gets the breakthrough. It was floated slow through the air, landed on the middle and leg stump line and Younis tried to work it across the line but instead, on this slow track, got a leading edge back to Yuvraj.

Younis Khan c & b Yuvraj Singh 68 (126m 89b 5x4 1x6) SR: 76.40

End of over 30 (1 run) Pakistan 129/3 (RR: 4.30)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 27 (34b 2x4)
    • Yuvraj Singh 3-0-12-1
    • SC Ganguly 1-0-6-0
30.1

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on a length, on the middle stump line, whipped past square leg

George Binoy: "Massive cheers as Afridi walked out, you'd have been fooled into thinking it was Tendulkar."

30.2

Ganguly to Shahid Afridi, no run, length delivery on the off stump line and Afrid connects with the bottom half of the bat as he drives to cover

30.3

Ganguly to Shahid Afridi, no run, on a length, coming in towards middle and off, punched back to Ganguly

30.4

Ganguly to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, shuffles across towards off stump and works a delivery on the middle to fine leg

30.5

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full and on the middle and off stump line, eased to extra cover

30.6

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the middle stump line and Yousuf turns it through midwicket for a single

End of over 31 (3 runs) Pakistan 132/3 (RR: 4.25)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 29 (37b 2x4)
    • Shahid Afridi 1 (3b)
    • SC Ganguly 2-0-9-0
    • Yuvraj Singh 3-0-12-1
31.1

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full and well outside off stump, Yousuf tries to cover drive but the bat-handle rotates and the ball rolls back down the track

one wide slip in place

31.2

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fuller, straighter and driven to cover

31.3

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, lands on the middle stump, on a length, goes away from Yousuf who defends to the off side

31.4

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, walks forward and across the sticks, RP hurls in at the yorker length and he pushes it back down the track

31.5

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, short of length, outside off stump, Yousuf glides towards the line and punches it to left of deep point where Ganguly makes a tumbling stop. The camera pans to the fielding coach, Robin Singh, who smiles.

31.6

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery to the off side

End of over 32 (2 runs) Pakistan 134/3 (RR: 4.18)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 31 (43b 2x4)
    • Shahid Afridi 1 (3b)
    • RP Singh 7-1-22-1
    • SC Ganguly 2-0-9-0
32.1

Ganguly to Shahid Afridi, OUT, Ganguly takes out Afridi. It struck him just outside off stump, though. Afridi tried to paddle-sweep a length delivery coming in from just outside off, missed, and was hit on the pad. He was playing a shot and the point of impact was marginally outside off and was a tad unlucky to be given out lbw. That's Ganguly's 100th ODI wicket.

Shahid Afridi lbw b Ganguly 1 (9m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

32.2

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, on a length, pushed to the off side

32.3

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, nice timing. It was short in length, outside off stump and Misbah punched it through extra cover

32.4

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, drifting on to the pad, worked through midwicket

32.5

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, leans forward to dead-bat a length delivery around the off stump

32.6

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, on the off stump line, pushed to the off side

End of over 33 (6 runs) Pakistan 140/4 (RR: 4.24)

    • Misbah-ul-Haq 6 (5b 1x4)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 31 (43b 2x4)
    • SC Ganguly 3-0-15-1
    • RP Singh 7-1-22-1

Harbhajan comes back

33.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full and outside off stump, square driven to RP at sweeper cover

33.2

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, turning in from just outside off stump, flicked with the turn to short fine-leg fielder

33.3

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, flighted, just outside off stump and worked past midwicket for a single

33.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, lands outside off stump, turns ever so slightly and Yousuf dead-bats it to the on side

33.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, again outside off stump and Yousuf tries a reverse sweep, gloves it down to the ground and to Dhoni

33.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, leans forward to dead-bat a flighted delivery outside off stump

End of over 34 (2 runs) Pakistan 142/4 (RR: 4.17)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 32 (47b 2x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 7 (7b 1x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 6-0-28-0
    • SC Ganguly 3-0-15-1
34.1

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, on the middle and off stump line, pushed to the leg side

34.2

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, low full toss, on the off stump line, turned to RP at deep midwicket.

As per the new ODI rules, the ball was changed at the start of the over

34.3

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on the middle stump line, turned to the on side

34.4

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, fuller, on the off and middle stump line and Yousuf drills it through wide mid-off region. Very nicely placed

34.5

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on the middle and off stump line, pushed to covers

34.6

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, lands on a length, on the off stump, keeps low and even as Ganguly shapes to appeal for a lbw, Yousuf crouches low and jabs it away to the on side.

End of over 35 (6 runs) Pakistan 148/4 (RR: 4.22)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 37 (51b 3x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 8 (9b 1x4)
    • SC Ganguly 4-0-21-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 6-0-28-0
35.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the off stump line, flicked behind square leg for a single

35.2

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pushes it through quicker, just outside off stump, not much turn, steered to short third man

35.3

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked to the on side for a single

35.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, flighted on the middle, worked behind square leg for a single

35.5

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, on the middle stump line, worked past square leg

35.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run

End of over 36 (5 runs) Pakistan 153/4 (RR: 4.25)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 40 (54b 3x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 10 (12b 1x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 7-0-33-0
    • SC Ganguly 4-0-21-1
36.1

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, short of length, the ball holds up on Yousuf on this sluggish track but he waits on it before punching it through extra cover. Very well played. Classy stroke on a slow track

36.2

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, outside off stump, on a length, steered to wide third man

36.3

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, straight, full, keeps low again, Yousuf leans forward to wrist it through midwicket

36.4

Ganguly to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slower, full and on the middle and off, driven to long-on for a single

36.5

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on the off stump line, defended to cover

36.6

Ganguly to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on the off and middle, from a length, turned to midwicket

End of over 37 (8 runs) Pakistan 161/4 (RR: 4.35)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 47 (59b 4x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 11 (13b 1x4)
    • SC Ganguly 5-0-29-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 7-0-33-0
37.1

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, outside off stump, no big turn and worked to square leg

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 wides, turning down leg side, Misbah misses his flick shot and Dhoni can't gather cleanly.

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, turning in from just outside off, flicked to short fine-leg

37.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slower in the air, outside off stump, Yousuf shapes to push it to the off side but gets a inside edge to the on side

37.4

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, loopy dipping delivery on the middle stump, fullish, driven to long-on

37.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, turns in from outside off stump, Yousuf is struck on the pad as he pushes forward to defend

37.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, a touch short in length, cut to deep point

End of over 38 (5 runs) Pakistan 166/4 (RR: 4.36)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 49 (63b 4x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 12 (15b 1x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 8-0-38-0
    • SC Ganguly 5-0-29-1
38.1

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the off stump line, guided to deep point and that's his 59th ODI fifty and 10th against India.

38.2

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Partly-steered, partly-edged to third man boundary. Fullish, angling away from Misbah who opened the face of the bat and steered it through the vacant slip region.

38.3

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, leans forward to push a full delivery to extra cover

38.4

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump line ,driven to long-off for a single

38.5

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slower one, on the off stump line, driven to sweeper cover

38.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of length, outside off stump, forced to left of sweeper cover

Over to Anand Vasu for the next ten overs. Take it away boss!

38.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of length, outside off stump, forced to left of sweeper cover

Over to Anand Vasu for the next ten overs. Take it away boss!

38.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of length, outside off stump, forced to left of sweeper cover

Over to Anand Vasu for the next ten overs. Take it away boss!

38.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of length, outside off stump, forced to left of sweeper cover

Over to Anand Vasu for the next ten overs. Take it away boss!

End of over 39 (9 runs) Pakistan 175/4 (RR: 4.48)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 52 (66b 4x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 18 (18b 2x4)
    • IK Pathan 7-1-33-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 8-0-38-0
39.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flat and just wide of the stumps, that one keeps really low, cut shot played, off the bottom edge down to the keeper

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fullish and on the stumps, worked to the leg side

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fuller and down the leg side, swept down to short fine-leg

39.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, fullish and outside the off, played away to the sweeper on the off side fence

39.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, played back down the pitch to the bowler

39.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, flat and quick, not much turn, worked to the on side for a single to end the over

End of over 40 (3 runs) Pakistan 178/4 (RR: 4.45)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 55 (72b 4x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 18 (18b 2x4)
    • Harbhajan Singh 9-0-41-0
    • IK Pathan 7-1-33-0
40.1

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, round the stumps comes Pathan, this one is just drifting onto the pads and fullish, should have been put away but Yousuf misses out

40.2

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of a good length and outside the off, driven inside out over the top of short cover

40.3

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, just short of a good length and on the off, played towards cover with an angled bat for a single. Pathan cramping the batsmen up for room by coming round the stumps

40.4

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length and just outside the off, slower ball, could have been the off cutter, Yousuf tries to steer the ball to third-man but misses, through to the keeper

40.5

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a length and angling in to the right-handed batsman, Yousuf tries to heave the ball over the leg side but misses and is struck on the pad

40.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, very full and on the stumps, this time Yousuf lines the ball up well and hits between mid-on and midwicket, using the angle of the delivery. The timing and placement are spot on and Pakistan get a much-needed boundary

End of over 41 (6 runs) Pakistan 184/4 (RR: 4.48)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 60 (77b 5x4)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 19 (19b 2x4)
    • IK Pathan 8-1-39-0
    • Harbhajan Singh 9-0-41-0
41.1

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a good length, pretty flat, on the stumps, defended back down the pitch with a straight bat

41.2

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, very full and on the pads, worked away through the on side

41.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, SIX, Maximum! This time Yousuf goes for the big one. The ball is tossed up just a bit extra and he goes for the heave over midwicket, making strong connection.

41.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back to full and flat, Yousuf is sensible enough to just ease the ball down to long-on for a single

41.5

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, placed wide of the fielder at deep midwicket

41.6

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, low full-toss on the pads, Misbah dabs this one round the corner for a single

End of over 42 (11 runs) Pakistan 195/4 (RR: 4.64)

    • Misbah-ul-Haq 23 (23b 2x4)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 67 (79b 5x4 1x6)
    • Harbhajan Singh 10-0-52-0
    • IK Pathan 8-1-39-0
42.1

Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length and outside the off, bowled from over the stumps, slanting away from the right-handed batsman who plays and misses, through to the keeper

42.2

Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full and straight, worked away back down the pitch to the bowler

42.3

Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full-toss on the stumps, driven back past the bowler to the on side

42.4

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, just short of a good length and on the stumps, played away to the off side with an angled bat

42.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length and outside the off, driven inside out towards Gambhir at cover

42.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slower ball to end the over, once again the batsman tries to open the face and run the ball to third-man and misses

End of over 43 (3 runs) Pakistan 198/4 (RR: 4.60)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 69 (82b 5x4 1x6)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 24 (26b 2x4)
    • Z Khan 8-0-30-1
    • Harbhajan Singh 10-0-52-0
43.1

Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full and on the stumps, driven back down the pitch but does not beat the bowler

And after a short break it's back to Sriram Veera to wrap up the game

43.2

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of a good length and on the stumps, driven inside out towards cover

43.3

Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full and outside the off, eased away for a single but the batsman can't get under the ball to play a big shot. India won't mind the singles at this stage

43.4

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Bang! This time Yousuf gets hold of one that is pitched up and launches it inside out and over cover. That's a cracking shot and a trademark Yousuf one at that

43.5

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fullish and on the stumps, sweep played and missed, struck on the pad, there's a shout for lbw but turned down as the batsman was struck outside the line

43.6

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, just short of a good length and on the stumps, driven inside out and on the up through wide long-off but there's a fielder on the fence who mops up

End of over 44 (9 runs) Pakistan 207/4 (RR: 4.70)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 76 (86b 6x4 1x6)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 26 (28b 2x4)
    • RP Singh 8-1-31-1
    • Z Khan 8-0-30-1

Thanks Anand.

44.1

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short of length, just outside off stump, cut past point

44.2

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, from round the stumps, slower one, on the off and middle stump, pushed to cover point

44.3

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, fullish, outside off stump, driven to extra cover

44.4

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, on the middle stump line, Yousuf steers through backward point

44.5

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, on the off stump line, fullish, square driven to cover

44.6

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full in length, driven to long-off for a single

End of over 45 (5 runs) Pakistan 212/4 (RR: 4.71)

    • Misbah-ul-Haq 29 (32b 2x4)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 78 (88b 6x4 1x6)
    • IK Pathan 9-1-44-0
    • RP Singh 8-1-31-1
45.1

Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, low full toss, outside off stump, swatted away to long-on for a single

45.2

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 leg bye, on a length, just outside leg stump, Yousuf tries to pull it away, mises and it runs off the pad to the off side

45.3

Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, yorker ends up as a low dipping full toss, outside off stump, driven to right of long-off

45.4

Khan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 leg bye, moves outside leg, Zaheer follows him and Misbah shapes to swing it away but is cramped up

45.5

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on the leg stump line, on a length, Yousuf tries to help it to fine leg but is struck on the pad and the ball rolls over to Dhoni

45.6

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, shifts his line to middle and off, full in length, Yousuf mistimes a drive to wide midwicket

End of over 46 (6 runs) Pakistan 218/4 (RR: 4.73)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 79 (91b 6x4 1x6)
    • Misbah-ul-Haq 32 (35b 2x4)
    • Z Khan 9-0-34-1
    • IK Pathan 9-1-44-0
46.1

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, dropped by Ganguly at extra cover. A full length delivery from round the stumps and Yousuf tried to scoop it inside-out over extra cover but Ganguly leaped up to intercept but couldn't hold on.

46.2

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, dabs to third man to get off the strike

46.3

Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, six over the bowler's head. It was a length delivery, from round the stumps and Misbah went down on his back knee and hit cleanly right over the bowler's head. Super strike.

46.4

Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, goes for the yorker this time, on the off stump line and its jabbed away to the off side

46.5

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, low full toss, on the middle and leg, Yousuf mistimes a paddle-sweep to Zaheer Khan at short fine-leg

46.6

Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, fullish, on the off stump line, Misbah retains the strike with a drive to long-on

End of over 47 (10 runs) Pakistan 228/4 (RR: 4.85)

    • Misbah-ul-Haq 40 (38b 2x4 1x6)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 81 (94b 6x4 1x6)
    • RP Singh 9-1-41-1
    • Z Khan 9-0-34-1
47.1

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, done in by the slower one. It was delivered from round the stumps, around 116 kmph, landed on a length, just outside off stump and came in. Misbah was made to wait and he tried to chop it away but failed to get any wood on leather.

Misbah-ul-Haq b Pathan 40 (62m 39b 2x4 1x6) SR: 102.56

47.2

Pathan to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, another slower one, full and just outside off stump, turned to midwicket for a single

47.3

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, yet another slower one - three in a row - and Yousuf is beaten by the change of pace and ends up just dabbing it to the on side

47.4

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, swings in from outside off, from round the stumps, Yousuf leans across and sweeps it to right of deep square leg

47.5

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, another slower one but this time Yousuf was ready. It was also short in length and Yousuf swung it over short fine leg fielder

47.6

Pathan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, around 119kmph slower one again, fuller though and Yousuf flicks it to RP at short fine leg region

End of over 48 (8 runs) Pakistan 236/5 (RR: 4.91)

    • Mohammad Yousuf 88 (98b 7x4 1x6)
    • Sohail Tanvir 1 (1b)
    • IK Pathan 10-1-52-1
    • RP Singh 9-1-41-1
48.1

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, from over the wickets, full and straight on the middle, Yousuf paddles it away to long leg

goes round the stumps

48.2

Khan to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump line, Tanvir inside-edges an intended lofted shot on to his pad

48.3

Khan to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 leg bye, length delivery, on the leg stump line, Yousuf misses a pull shot and is struck on the pad

48.4

Khan to Sohail Tanvir, FOUR, short in length, slanting away from Tanvir who top-edges a slog over Dhoni's head

48.5

Khan to Sohail Tanvir, OUT, trapped in front. It landed on a length, on the middle and off, straightened to evade the slog and struck him in front of the stumps

Sohail Tanvir lbw b Khan 6 (8m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

48.6

Khan to Kamran Akmal, no run, full and outside off, swing and a miss

End of over 49 (7 runs) Pakistan 243/6 (RR: 4.95)

    • Kamran Akmal 0 (1b)
    • Mohammad Yousuf 89 (100b 7x4 1x6)
    • Z Khan 10-0-40-2
    • IK Pathan 10-1-52-1
49.1

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, low full toss, swatted to long-off for a single

49.2

Singh to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, goes for the yorker, ends up a low dipping full toss, hit straight to long-off

49.3

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, gets his yorker right this time, on the middle stump and Yousuf stabs it away to the off side

49.4

Singh to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, takes out his left leg from the line, has a swing a full pitched delivery just outside off stump but can only mistime it towards midwicket

49.5

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, SIX, Yousuf moves to 97 with a lovely clean hit to the straight boundary. It was a length delivery and Yousuf killed it without violence. Can he get to his ton?

49.6

Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, He will end up on 99. It was a fullish delivery, around off stump and driven to wide long-on.

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Pakistan have finished on a competitive 255 on a sluggish track. The wicket got slower as the innings progressed but it didn't turn much. The dew factor should kick in now and it will interesting to see how and if it affects the game. Join me, Sriram Veera, in a while for the run chase.

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End of over 50 (12 runs) Pakistan 255/6

    • Mohammad Yousuf 99 (104b 7x4 2x6)
    • Kamran Akmal 2 (3b)
    • RP Singh 10-1-53-1
    • Z Khan 10-0-40-2
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