South Africa tour of Pakistan, 2nd ODI: Pakistan v South Africa at Lahore, Oct 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 25 runs
20 October 2007 - day/night match (50-over match)
14.1

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, starts off with a loosener well outside off stump, which Yousuf steers down to third man for one

14.2

Morkel to Younis Khan, 1 run, back of a length outside off stump, Younis stands and runs it to third man

14.3

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short ball on off stump, cramps Yousuf for room as it comes on hurriedly, he doesnt time it well as he swivels but does pick the gap between square leg and midwicket

14.4

Morkel to Younis Khan, 1 run, overpitched outside off stump, Younis uses the feet well and drives hard to Smith at mid-off, who's a bit deep, and calls for the run

14.5

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full outside off, Yousuf drives to mid-off but Smith anticipates and moves in

14.6

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, fullish length again, Yousuf gets the front foot out and pushes with too much bottomhand, but calls for the run to extra cover

Pakistan 55/2   JA Morkel 1-0-5-0
16.1

Morkel to Younis Khan, 1 run, back of a length on off, pushed to point softly and he calls for the run immediately, its placed well and both batsmen are quick off the blocks

16.2

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, comes in Yousuf off a length and he calmly touches it wide of backward point for another smart single

16.3

Morkel to Younis Khan, 1 run, fuller delivery, Younis gets a huge stride forward and defends into the covers, Yousuf calls for the run and again they do very well and thats the 50 partnership

16.4

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length on off stump, worked straight to Kemp at midwicket

16.5

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full on leg stump, flicked out to deep midwicket for one more

16.6

Morkel to Younis Khan, no run, good length outside off stump, he gets back and defends to cover

Pakistan 64/2   JA Morkel 2-0-9-0
18.1

Morkel to Younis Khan, 1 run, short of a length outside off, Younis hops up and keeps it down to point for a sharp single

18.2

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, this one moves back off the length and beats Yousuf, standing leaden-footed and trying to steer it down to third man, beaten by the bounce

18.3

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, now its overpitched on middle and leg and Yousuf clips it in the air over square leg and Botha does the diving stop on the boundary, good shot, good stop

18.4

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, OUT, oh whats this now? Chaos, as Yousuf defends a full ball to midwicket, starts off and then stops, selling his partner Younis down the river as he's way down in response to Yousuf's call, only to see him stop and go back but by the time Younis turns and heads back the ball is already into the bowler's hands, and he whips off the bails

Younis Khan run out 32 (78m 48b 3x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

18.5

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off stump, he comes forward and drives to point

18.6

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short delivery outside off, comes on to Yousuf, who opens the face and tries to deliberately run it fine but its taken by Boucher, on the bounce

Pakistan 73/3   JA Morkel 3-0-12-0
28.1

Morkel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, back of a length outside off stump, easily steered down to third man for one

28.2

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short and wide, Yousuf gets over it and cuts into the ground and into the gap at gully for one out to the sweeper

28.3

Morkel to Shoaib Malik, 1 wide, bouncer over the stumps, Malik ducks under it and after a delayed thought Bowden signals wide

28.3

Morkel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, steered down to third man again by Malik, who's looking very good today

28.4

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full outside off, Yousuf drives to Botha at short extra cover

28.5

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slower ball, length on middle and off, turned to square leg for one more

28.6

Morkel to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, overpitched outside off, Malik drives through cover and Smith dives at mid-off

Pakistan 141/3   JA Morkel 4-0-19-0
30.1

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off, Yousuf comes forward and punches into the covers, then sends Malik back as two fielders converge, its lead by that man de Villiers

30.2

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, close shout! Straight delivery, pitching on middle and leg and angling down, catches Yousuf on the front leg as he falls over, looks a good shout but Asad Rauf isnt convinced

30.3

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, drifts down leg again and this time Yousuf nudges it away for one

30.4

Morkel to Shoaib Malik, no run, short and wide, cut hard but de Villiers intercepts it brilliantly at backward point

30.5

Morkel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, fuller delivery outside off, Malik uses the feet and drives through the gap out to Kallis at deep cover

30.6

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slower ball on a length, Yousuf shuffles across the stumps but cant beat the fielder at midwicket

Pakistan 148/3   JA Morkel 5-0-21-0
38.1

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slower ball outside off, he comes forward and tries to defend but the ball bobs up in front of square leg, Misbah calls for the quick single

38.2

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short and wide and rising, Misbah gets over it and cuts but de Villiers is too smooth running forward from point

38.3

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short outside off, Misbah pulls into the ground and through the gap at square leg for the single out to the sweeper fielder

38.4

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, good length outside off, driven into the covers, a bit of yes-no-maybe-so but in the end the batsmen cross for the single ... Yousuf just seems to be confusing his partners from time to time with his indecisive calling

38.5

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, bit of room outside off, he cuts but de Villiers throws himself around and saves runs

38.6

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length outside off, Misbah gets up and dabs it into the ground

Pakistan 183/4   JA Morkel 6-0-24-0
40.1

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, straying onto leg stump and its worked off the pads for a brace by Misbah

40.2

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, overpitched outside off stump, Misbah drives to extra cover

40.3

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slower ball from Morkel, pitching on leg and moving down, Misbah gets an inside-edge back onto his pads

40.4

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good bowling this from Morkel, keeping it straight on middle and off, Misbah falls over in his shot, unable to work the ball away

40.5

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, thats a poor ball, straying onto leg stump and Misbah flicks well through the gap behind square leg and the ball races away for four

40.6

Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length, cramping him for room, Misbah chops it to backward point

Pakistan 193/4   JA Morkel 7-0-30-0
46.1

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, good ball, good shot! Morkel bowls a near-perfect yorker on off but Yousuf gets down on bended knee and opens the face, running it superbly down to third man

46.2

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, full on middle and off, driven towards mid-on for a single

46.3

Morkel to Sohail Tanvir, 1 leg bye, short ball on the stumps, Tanvir swings across the line blindly and takes the ball smack on his chest, Yousuf calls for the leg-bye and Tanvir is hopelessly short of his crease but Morkel, who had all the time, misses the stumps

46.4

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, back of a length, worked to the fielder on the off

46.5

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 wide, too full down the legs, wide called as Yousuf misses out

46.5

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, slower, shorter ball again slides down the leg stump and Yousuf is quick to turn and paddle it past short fine leg for four, top shot

46.6

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, overpitched outside off, Yousuf drives straight to cover for a quick single

Pakistan 248/6   JA Morkel 8-0-41-0
48.1

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full in the zone, Yousuf can only drive back to Morkel, who fields

48.2

Morkel to Mohammad Yousuf, OUT, bowled 'em! A somewhat tired-looking Yousuf swings at one on the stumps, misses as he swivels, and the ball knocks back leg stump

Mohammad Yousuf b Morkel 117 (190m 143b 9x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

48.3

Morkel to Abdur Rehman, 2 runs, short ball down leg stump, Rehman hops and turns it into the gap behind square leg, runs the first hard and comes back for the second as a good throw nearly has him

48.4

Morkel to Abdur Rehman, OUT, slower ball outside off stump, Morkel rolling his fingers across the seam, Rehman goes for a big biff over the infield but ends up spiralling it up into the air for Gibbs to take a good catch running back from mid-off

Abdur Rehman c Gibbs b Morkel 2 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

48.5

Morkel to Sohail Tanvir, no run, another slow ball outside off, Tanvir chases it but cant connect

48.6

Morkel to Sohail Tanvir, no run, another wide delivery, Tanvir slogs but cannot make contact

Pakistan 255/8   JA Morkel 9-0-43-2
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