Pakistan tour of India, 2007/08 / Commentary

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7.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, full and on the middle, Younis leans forward to turn it to midwicket

Pakistan 38/1   Younis Khan 0* (1b)

8.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, back over the wickets and he beats Younis. It was a drifter outside off stump and Younis leaned forward and played for the turn but ...

Pakistan 39/1   Younis Khan 0* (2b)

9.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, full and straight, driven back to Kumble

Pakistan 40/1   Younis Khan 0* (3b)

11.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, full and straight, on the off stump line, defended to the off side

11.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, quicker, on the middle stump and Younis gets his bat down in a hurry to defend

11.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, on the middle again, Younis gets his bat in front of his pads and defends. He is not lunging across like Yasir

11.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run

11.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, fuller, toppie and Yousuf, who is standing with a slightly open-stance to face Kumble, leans forward to push it down the track

11.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the leg and middle and Younis picks up a single with a nurdle past square leg

Pakistan 41/1   Younis Khan 1* (9b)

12.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, Karthik, at short leg, is hit on the helmet. It was a flighted delviery outside off stump and Younis swept it from there and it crashed against the helmet.

12.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, full and driven crisply to left of Harbhajan who dives to make a half-stop

12.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, turns in from just outside off, Younis lets the ball come to him and defends

12.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, full and just outside off stump, dabbed to silly point

12.5

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

12.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward to smother the turn

Pakistan 41/1   Younis Khan 1* (15b)

14.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run

14.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, leans forward to turn it to midwicket

Pakistan 42/1   Younis Khan 2* (17b)

15.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, goes right back to wrist it to long leg

Pakistan 45/1   Younis Khan 3* (18b)

16.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, full and outside off stump, Younis guides it to covers

16.5

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, leans forward to place it into the extra cover region for a single

Pakistan 56/1   Younis Khan 4* (20b)

17.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, flighted up, outside off stump and it landed on the rough - puff of dust comes up- and that troubles YOunis who drives uppishly towards mid-on

17.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, turned to midwicket

17.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward to tuck to short-leg

17.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, bit more air, just outside off and is driven to mid-on

17.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, leans across to smother the turn

17.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, flighted delivery outside off stump and Younis rolls his wrists and plays it with the turn past short- leg

Pakistan 56/1   Younis Khan 4* (26b)

19.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run

19.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, really flighted delivery, above the eye-level and it dips and YOunis is beaten in the flight. He tries to drive through extra cover and got a edge to the on side.

19.3

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

19.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, Younis breaks free with a whip through midwicket. It was too full and Younis glided towards the line and rolled his wrists over it

19.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, much slower in the air - he is mixing things up already, and outside off stump and Younis defends

19.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, and again outside the off stump and Younis stretches across to push it to covers

Pakistan 60/1   Younis Khan 8* (32b 1x4)

20.4

Khan to Younis Khan, 2 runs, fullish, on the stumps, Younis on drives and it runs of the inner-half of the bat and past midwicket.

20.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, outside off stump this time and driven to mid-off

20.6

Khan to Younis Khan, FOUR, short and Younis pulls it away to deep square leg boundary. The camera swings to Yousuf in the dressing room. He is staring out at the middle while chewing his nails.

Pakistan 69/1   Younis Khan 14* (35b 2x4)

22.1

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, comes in with the angle, pushed to covers

22.2

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, fuller and Younis drives back to the bowler

22.3

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, coming in towards middle stump and Younis takes care to keep his flick down the ground and the ball rolls over to midwicket

22.4

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, beaten The shiny side was outside and the ball straightened as a result after landing full outside off stump. Younis Khan went for a extravagant cover drive and was beaten.

22.5

Khan to Younis Khan, no run

22.6

Khan to Younis Khan, no run, on a length, outside off stump, mistimes a drive to mid-off

Pakistan 69/1   Younis Khan 14* (41b 2x4)

23.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run

23.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward to defend to short leg

23.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, bit more air but too full and Younis turns it to midwicket

Pakistan 70/1   Younis Khan 14* (44b 2x4)

25.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward to defend

Pakistan 78/2   Younis Khan 14* (45b 2x4)

26.3

Khan to Younis Khan, 1 run, on a length, just outside off stump, coming in from that angle and Yousuf pushes it out to extra cover

Pakistan 84/2   Younis Khan 15* (46b 2x4)

28.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, on the target, full and on the off stump, dabbed away

28.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, FOUR, flighted full and Younis goes for a daring inside-out drive through wide mid-off

28.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, and plays the perfect forward defensive stroke now

28.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, quicker, outside off stump and it spins away a touch, Younis thinks about a drive but lets it go in the end

28.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, big shout for lbw but Rudi is not interested. And we know why. It hit the bat first before jamming on to the pad. It was a googly on the middle and off line

28.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, turned to backward point for a single

Pakistan 90/3   Younis Khan 20* (52b 3x4)

29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, turned past short leg for a single

Pakistan 91/3   Younis Khan 21* (53b 3x4)

30.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, full and on the stumps, turned to the on side

30.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, on the leg stump line, worked to short leg

30.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, on the middle and leg, driven to mid-on

30.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, on the middle and off stump line, Younis leans forward to defend

30.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, short in length, outside off stump and Younis rocks back to cut to point

30.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, shout for lbw but it was outside off stump, It slid in off a length and struck the pad first before it hit bat

Pakistan 97/3   Younis Khan 21* (59b 3x4)

31.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, hmm.. he goes for a reverse sweep and ends up edging it to the body. There is a big gap in the point region on the off side

31.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 4 runs, connects with his reverse sweep and by the time Dravid ran from his position to slip to deep point, they run four

31.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, FOUR, continues to remain positive; waltzes down the track and heaves it to deep midwicket boundary

31.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, spins in from outside off, defended off the back foot. Interesting over, we had a traditional sweep, a failed and a successful reverse and a lofted shot over the infield

Pakistan 106/3   Younis Khan 29* (63b 4x4)

32.4

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, fuller, on the middle and off stump line, defended on the front foot

32.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, rapped on the pad but point of impact was outside off. It was another topspinner and Younis was a touch late in leaning across to defend

32.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, just outside off stump and slashed to point

Pakistan 109/3   Younis Khan 29* (66b 4x4)

33.2

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, full and on the off and middle, defended to short leg

33.3

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, SIX, Younis is on the attack here. He goes down on his knee to slog-sweep a flighted delivery over deep midwicket boundary

33.4

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, on the stumps and nudged to the on side

33.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, (no ball) FOUR, and more innovation. Another reverse sweep. He took it from the middle stump and swept it through backward point.

33.5

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, no run, quicker one, on the stumps, defended to the on side

33.6

Harbhajan Singh to Younis Khan, 1 run, flighed outside leg stump, flicked past square leg for a single

Pakistan 122/3   Younis Khan 40* (72b 5x4 1x6)

34.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, on the stumps, dabbed away past short leg

Pakistan 123/3   Younis Khan 40* (73b 5x4 1x6)

35.1

Patel to Younis Khan, no run, full in length, outside off stump, square driven to point

35.2

Patel to Younis Khan, no run, fullish, well outside off stump, and it rolled along the ground to Dhoni

35.3

Patel to Younis Khan, 1 run, square driven through point

Pakistan 124/3   Younis Khan 41* (76b 5x4 1x6)

36.1

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

36.2

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, on the stumps, not much spin there - Khan gets a good stride in and defends it back down the track

36.3

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, on the middle stumps line, Khan quickly goes down and tap it down to short fine leg for a single - appeal for lbw turned down

36.5

Kumble to Younis Khan, no run, defended outside the off stump

36.6

Kumble to Younis Khan, 1 run, full and Khan sweeps it down to fine leg, easy single to end the over

Pakistan 134/3   Younis Khan 43* (81b 5x4 1x6)

37.1

Patel to Younis Khan, OUT, gone! Patel gets rid of the danger man with an ordinary delivery, short and wide outside the off stump - Khan walks across and has a swish at it, horrible shot to say the least - thick edge and Dhoni makes no mistake.

Younis Khan c †Dhoni b Patel 43 (122m 82b 5x4 1x6) SR: 52.43

Pakistan 134/4   Younis Khan 43 (82b 5x4 1x6)
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Dec 4, 2007

Wasim Jaffer was named Man of the Match, India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 5th day, December 4, 2007

Wasim Jaffer was named Man of the Match

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Dec 4, 2007

Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan walk off the field after the match ended in a draw, India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 5th day, December 4, 2007

Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan walk off the field after the match ended in a draw

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