Pakistan tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

Pakistan in India ODI Series - 5th ODI

India v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 31 runs

28.1

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 wide, down the leg side, Yuvraj begins with a wide

28.1

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 wide, and another wide, not a great start from Yuvraj, well down leg side

28.1

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, full and on the pads, defended to midwicket

28.2

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, short of a good length and on the pads, defended to leg

28.3

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, again short and flat, worked towards mid-on

28.4

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, full and on the off, defended watchfully

28.5

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, eased down to long-on back past a diving Yuvraj

28.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, down the pitch and lofted over the infield towards midwicket

Pakistan 135/3   Yuvraj Singh 1-0-5-0

30.1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, swept just wide of the fielder at short fine-leg

30.2

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run

30.3

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, another one down the leg side, worked past Tendulkar at short fine-leg

30.4

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flatter and on the pads, played and missed, rapped on the pad, appeal for the lbw, turned down

30.5

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, again played down towards short fine-leg

30.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Yousuf comes down the pitch with an aim of hitting inside out and over cover. Yuvraj adjusts his length and Yousuf is forced to defend.

Pakistan 147/3   Yuvraj Singh 2-0-7-0

32.1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full and on the pads, swept to deep backward square-leg

32.2

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, and here's another one smeared through the leg side for a single

32.3

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, nurdled through square leg, the runs are coming easily now

32.4

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 5 wides, quicker ball fired in, it's very far down the leg side and beats batsman and keeper

32.4

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, no run, fuller and on the stumps, much better ball, defended back down the pitch

32.5

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 wide, and another wide from Yuvraj, down the leg, left alone easily

32.5

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off, played wide of the man at cover

32.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, floated in slower and on the legs, flick played and missed, off the pads to the on side

Pakistan 169/3   Yuvraj Singh 3-0-17-0

37.1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full and on the pads, stroked down to long-on for an effortless and risk-free single

37.2

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, quicker one fired in but well down the leg side, helped along round the corner for a boundary past short fine-leg

37.3

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, fuller and on the stumps, driven down to long-off

37.4

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slower and on the stumps, the batsman defends carefully

37.5

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, heaved over the leg side, the ball goes high in the air but lands well safe of two fielders in the deep

37.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, flat and on the pads, worked to the on side

Pakistan 209/3   Yuvraj Singh 4-0-26-0

40.1

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, fullish and outside the off, stroked through cover for an effortless single

40.2

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, short one banged in, Yuvraj expected the batsman to come down the pitch, instead Malik goes back and pulls powerfully over midwicket.

40.3

Yuvraj Singh to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full and straight, driven inside out through cover

40.4

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted, full, outside the off, driven awkwardly to the on side

40.5

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, yorker speared in on the stumps, somehow it's dug out

40.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, inside out and over cover once more. This time won't go all the way but a couple of runs anyhow

Pakistan 233/3   Yuvraj Singh 5-0-34-0

43.1

Yuvraj Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, fullish and on the off, eased just wide of short third-man for a single to start the over

43.2

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of a good length and outside the off, played away for a single

43.3

Yuvraj Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, Misbah sees this one early and goes for the big hit. He plants his foot down the pitch and launches the ball into the stands over midwicket. Big one!

43.4

Yuvraj Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Reverse sweep this time. Misbah foesn't quite get hold of it but manages to hit it well enoguh to clear short third-man

43.5

Yuvraj Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full-toss on the pads, driven to deep midwicket

43.6

Yuvraj Singh to Mohammad Yousuf, OUT, Gone! floater outsisde the off stump, a bit slower and it grips the surface and turns, Yousuf has stretched down the pitch and overbalanced. He misses and is smartly stumped by Dhoni. Now India in with a good chance as both set batsmen have been dismissed.

Mohammad Yousuf st †Dhoni b Yuvraj Singh 74 (129m 82b 4x4 0x6) SR: 90.24

Pakistan 261/5   Yuvraj Singh 6-0-47-1
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Photos

Nov 18, 2007

Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifts the trophy after India won the series 3-2, India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Jaipur, November 18, 2007

Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifts the trophy after India won the series 3-2

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Nov 18, 2007

Sreesanth and Misbah-ul-Haq chat as the players leave the field, India v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Jaipur, November 18, 2007

Sreesanth and Misbah-ul-Haq chat as the players leave the field

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