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    1.3 gone! this is seam bowling at its best! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and seaming in late, Sehwag is comprehensively beaten and the ball crashes into the woodwork, India two down and in deep trouble here 8/2
    c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Akhtar
    12.1 Asif strikes again! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and swinging into the right hander, Laxman pushes forward to defend, ball goes right through the gate and the middle stump goes for a walk! that's a classic dismissal - India three down and in all sorts of trouble here 63/3
    16.3 Asif does it again! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and seaming in, ball keeps low after hitting the deck and it goes right through Tendulkar's defense, off stump uprooted - India in total disarray here. 74/4
    36.1 gone first ball! good length delivery on the stumps, the one that goes straight on, Ganguly plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Harper took his time but in the end adjudicates in favour of the bowler - India five down 177/5
    58.4 all over! short ball on the middle and off stump line, Yuvraj is bit early into the shot and the ball goes off the glove, Akmal dives across and takes a good catch. Pakistan win by 341 runs! 265/10
    46.6 gone! short of a good length delivery, moved away a touch, Dhoni drives off the back-foot with no real foot-wook, ball clips the outside edge and goes straight to Farhat at second slip, India six down - just four more need now 208/6
    48.6 another one bites the dust! excellent effort ball, right on traget and a surprised Pathan fends at it, ball clips the shoulder of the bat and lobs up straight to Iqbal at gully, Razzaq gets one more to his name - Pakistan need just three more wickets to wrap this up 216/7
    51.3 out!! good length ball from Kaneria, coming from Over the Stumps, pitches a little wide and turns away, Kumble falls to the trap and chases the ball, manages only a thick outside edge, and is brilliantly held onto by Imran Farhat at first slip 231/8
    55.6 gone! wrong'un does the trick, this one turns back in sharply, Khan looking to cut it off the back-foot ends up with a thick inside edge, ball crashes into the pad and rolls on to the stumps, India nine down, Pakistan need just one more wicket 251/9
    not out
    16 (b 7, nb 4, w 5)
    265 all out (58.4 Overs, RR: 4.51, 270 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-8 (R Dravid, 0.5 ov), 2-8 (V Sehwag, 1.3 ov), 3-63 (VVS Laxman, 12.1 ov), 4-74 (SR Tendulkar, 16.3 ov), 5-177 (SC Ganguly, 36.1 ov), 6-208 (MS Dhoni, 46.6 ov), 7-216 (IK Pathan, 48.6 ov), 8-231 (A Kumble, 51.3 ov), 9-251 (Z Khan, 55.6 ov), 10-265 (Yuvraj Singh, 58.4 ov)
    Shoaib Akhtar8.013714.6211
    Mohammad Asif12.014834.0000
    Abdul Razzaq18.408844.7100
    Danish Kaneria18.007524.1603
    Shahid Afridi2.001005.0000

Close of Play

  • Sun, 29 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 74/4 (SC Ganguly 9*, Yuvraj Singh 7*, 16 ov)
  • Mon, 30 Jan - day 2 - Pakistan 2nd innings 173/2 (Younis Khan 25*, Mohammad Yousuf 30*, 39 ov)
  • Tue, 31 Jan - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 511/5 (Faisal Iqbal 103*, Abdul Razzaq 44*, 127 ov)
  • Wed, 1 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 265 (58.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes