South Africa tour of Pakistan, 2007/08 / Commentary

South Africa in Pakistan ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Pakistan v South Africa

Pakistan won by 25 runs

13.1

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good start, a good length on off stump and Yousuf defends to cover

13.2

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, overpitched outside off stump but Yousuf can only drive to extra cover

13.3

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, overpitched again, Yousuf comes forward and drives to Smith at mid-off, calling for the risky single and getting it as Younis responds well

13.4

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, 1 run, good length outside off stump, Younis gets well across and opens the face of the bat, squeezing it through the gap at gully for one down to third man

13.5

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, good length on off stump, Yousuf comes forward and flicks to Ntini at mid-on for the single which raises Pakistan's 50 in the 14th over

13.6

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, no run, full outside off stump, Younis gets to it and drives on the up but cant beat Smith at mid-off this time

Pakistan 50/2   CK Langeveldt 1-0-3-0

15.1

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off, he comes forward and runs it to square gully, where Kallis hurries across and fields

15.2

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full length outside off stump, he comes forward and drives to Smith at mid-off, calling for the easy single

15.3

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, 2 runs, slower ball on off stump, Younis walks across and flicks uppishly into the gap at mid-on and immediately calls for two, good call and good running

15.4

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, 1 wide, wide delivery down the pads, Boucher moves to his left and fields

15.4

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, 1 run, slower delivery, back of a length outside off, he taps it point where de Villiers runs in and misfields, over-running the ball, and allowing them to cross for one

15.5

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, back of a length outside off, a hint of movement away does enough to beat Yousuf as he pushes for it

15.6

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, overpitched outside off stump, he drives but straight to cover

Pakistan 60/2   CK Langeveldt 2-0-8-0

17.1

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, good length on middle and leg, nicely flicked by Yousuf into the gap, 'Aaja, aaja!' is the call

17.2

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back of a length outside off, steered well backward of point for one

17.3

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, 1 run, short delivery well outside off, Younis reaches out and uppishly steers it down to third man for one more to keep the runs ticking over

17.4

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, length ball on middle and off, Yousuf shuffles and tucks it into the gap behind square leg for another easy single

17.5

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, no run, back of a length on off, extra bounce, Younis wanted to work it fine but had to hop up and play it back down the track to the bowler

17.6

Langeveldt to Younis Khan, 1 run, slower ball, fuller on middle and leg, Younis is into his on-drive early and plays it in the air towards mid-on, who happens to be deep so he gets one

Pakistan 70/2   CK Langeveldt 3-0-14-0

19.1

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, back of a length on middle and leg, Maliks gets deep in his crease and tucks it off the pads past square leg to get off the mark first ball

19.2

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back of a length outside off, Yousuf steers it through gully for one

19.3

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, no run, beaten! Malik doesnt move his feet as he fishes for a back of a length delivery outside off stump ... nervous start for him!

19.4

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, back of a length outside off, Malik gets back and pushes through the covers out to sweeper for a single

19.5

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slower delivery outside off stump, stops on Yousuf as he drives to cover

19.6

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, another slow ball, full outside off stump, Yousuf uses the feet and pushes towards mid-off, calling for the single which will get him back on strike

Pakistan 77/3   CK Langeveldt 4-0-18-0

21.1

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, short delivery outside off, very wide too, Yousuf gets up on the toes and slaps it wide of a diving de Villiers at backward point, beats third man too

21.2

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, fuller ball on middle and leg, tucked into the gap at square leg and Kemp fields

21.3

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on off stump, Malik comes forward hesitantly and defends it

21.4

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, middle and leg this time and Malik turns it into the gap at midwicket for two

21.5

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, no run, slower ball, full outside off and Malik drives to Gibbs at short cover

21.6

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, slow again but its wide of off stump, allowing Malik room to steer to third man

Pakistan 92/3   CK Langeveldt 5-0-26-0

35.1

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length just outside off stump, driven back to the bowler

35.2

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, no run, bouncer, Malik thinks about playing off the front foot but then takes evasive action, swirving out of the way

35.3

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, no run, short outside off, Malik pulls into the ground in front of midwicket

35.4

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, back of a length on off, Malik makes room and steers it down to third man

35.5

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slower ball outside off, Yousuf waits and guides it to third man, who's been kept busy all day, no matter who the fielder on duty down there

35.6

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, good length delivery, driven off the outside-edge to third man for one

Pakistan 171/3   CK Langeveldt 6-0-29-0

37.1

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, good length on middle and off, Yousuf just taps that to square leg and calls for the one, which Malik responds well to

37.2

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, very full outside off, Malik squeezes it into the covers

37.3

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, back of a length on middle and off, tucked to backward point and Yousuf sends Malik back as de Villiers descends in quickly

37.4

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slower ball on middle and leg, Yousuf rolls the wrists and picks up another to square leg

37.5

Langeveldt to Shoaib Malik, OUT, short ball does the trick! Langeveldt pitches short and Malik swivels on the pull, uneasily, getting it high on the bat and finding Kemp at deep mid-on, taking it as he falls backward, for a well-made 56

Shoaib Malik c Kemp b Langeveldt 56 (83m 52b 0x4 4x6) SR: 107.69

37.6

Langeveldt to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length on off stump, he gets behind the line and defends it back

Pakistan 180/4   CK Langeveldt 7-0-32-1

47.1

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, attempted yorker on leg stump, driven into the covers for one more

47.2

Langeveldt to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, short outside off, Tanvir swings it over Langeveldt's head for one to long-on ... Pakistan's 250 is up with that audacious stroke

47.3

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, too full outside off, Yousuf tries to steer it away but chops into the ground in front Boucher

47.4

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slower ball, Yousuf stands his ground and pushes it to point, he seems in no mood to accelerate matters

47.5

Langeveldt to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, good length outside off, Tanvir slogs it into the ground and Yousuf calls for it

47.6

Langeveldt to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full toss on leg stump, mistimed slog out to deep midwicket

Pakistan 253/6   CK Langeveldt 8-0-37-1

49.1

Langeveldt to Iftikhar Anjum, OUT, oh Rao! A first-baller for the tail-ender, who doesnt move his feet as he drives lustily at a simple, straight delivery and his off stump goes for a walk

Iftikhar Anjum b Langeveldt 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

49.2

Langeveldt to Umar Gul, 1 run, full delivery, straight on the stumps, Gul on-drives to mid-on

49.3

Langeveldt to Sohail Tanvir, 1 wide, wide delivery, well outside off stump and Tanvir leaves it be

49.3

Langeveldt to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, full in the slot, Tanvir slogs it back down to mid-off for one

49.4

Langeveldt to Umar Gul, no run, bouncer over leg stump, Gul tries to get his head out of the way but it clips his helmet

49.5

Langeveldt to Umar Gul, SIX, what a shot! Langeveldt's attempted yorker goes awry, down leg stump, and in a flash Gul connects with a sublime flat-batted pull over deep square leg

49.6

Langeveldt to Umar Gul, 1 run, overpitched outside off, Gul drives into the covers for a single as Pakistan make 265 for 9

Pakistan 265/9   CK Langeveldt 9-0-47-2
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South Africa won by 14 runs
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Pakistan v South Africa at Lahore - Oct 20, 2007
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Photos

Oct 20, 2007

Justin Kemp was out leg-before to Iftikhar Anjum, Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Lahore, October 20, 2007

Justin Kemp was out leg-before to Iftikhar Anjum

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Oct 20, 2007

The Pakistan players huddle up at the fall of a wicket, Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Lahore, October 20, 2007

The Pakistan players huddle up at the fall of a wicket

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