Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    c Dravid b Pathan
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    10.3 RP Singh to Farhat (OUT) - another one bites the dust! good length delivery, pitched wide outside the off stump and shaping away late, Farhat drives away from his body and ends up with a thick edge, ball goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps - Pakistan six down 39/6
    0.5 Pathan to Younis Khan (OUT) - Pathan! Pathan! excellent delivery first up, full and swinging back in, Younis plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger, Pakistan two down, Pathan on a hat-trick here! 0/2
    0.6 Pathan to Youhana (OUT) - this is sensational stuff! another ripper of a delivery, the one that pitches in line and shapes back in, Youhana was clueless, ball goes right through the gap and crashes into the woodwork - Pathan becomes only the second Indian in the history of the game to bag a hat-trick! 0/3
    5.2 Z Khan to Iqbal (OUT) - and Zaheer joins the party! good length delivery, this one pitched and straightened, Iqbal playing for the one that slants away offers no shot and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Harper upholds the appeal, Pakistan in total disarray here! 13/4
    9.5 Z Khan to Afridi (OUT) - got'm! good length delivery on the stumps, this one nipped back of the seam, Afridi makes room and plays a nothing shot, probably looking to go over the cover fielder and the leg stump goes for a walk! Pakistan five down and in deep deep trouble here. 37/5
    36.6 (OUT) - good length delivery, hint of in swing, Razzaq plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad in line with the leg stump, loud appeal and up goes the finger, tough decision that, end of a fine partnership - Pakistan 7 down 154/7
    56.2 finally the break through! slow off-cutter does the trick, Akmal is bit early into the shot and the edge is produced, Dhoni dives forward and across and takes a good catch to end a fine innings. 236/8
    60.1 all over! slower delivery on the middle and off stump line, Akhtar goes after it and the ball sails down to long-on, got the height but not the distance, Yuvraj in the deep takes it on the move, Pathan ends up with a 5-for. 245/10
    59.4 duck! good length delivery outside the off stump, came in a bit with the angle, Asif pushes forward to defend and the ball goes off the edge, Laxman at second slip makes no mistake, Pakistan nine down 245/9
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    Extras
    5 (lb 2, nb 1, w 2)
    TOTAL
    245 all out (60.1 Overs, RR: 4.07, 282 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Salman Butt, 0.4 ov), 2-0 (Younis Khan, 0.5 ov), 3-0 (Mohammad Yousuf, 0.6 ov), 4-13 (Faisal Iqbal, 5.2 ov), 5-37 (Shahid Afridi, 9.5 ov), 6-39 (Imran Farhat, 10.3 ov), 7-154 (Abdul Razzaq, 36.6 ov), 8-236 (Kamran Akmal, 56.2 ov), 9-245 (Mohammad Asif, 59.4 ov), 10-245 (Shoaib Akhtar, 60.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    IK Pathan17.146153.5520
    Z Khan1527525.0000
    RP Singh1616634.1200
    SC Ganguly20904.5001
    A Kumble1013203.2000
  • BATSMEN
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    11.6 what a ball! good length delivery, pitched wide outside the off stump and nipped back in a long away, Laxman plays down the wrong line, ball seamed in just enough to clip the off stump, Asif gets one more to his name, India three down and in deep trouble now 56/3
    3.2 got'm! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump and shaping away late, Dravid had no option but to play at it, ball clips the edge and goes straight to Akmal behind the stumps - that was a cracker of a delivery, Pakistan off to a good start here! 9/1
    4.3 gone! short of a good length delivery, that was quick and the ball shaped away just enough to clip the outside edge, Akmal holds on well - Akhtar gets the danger man! India two down and in trouble here 14/2
    12.4 got'm! Razzaq too joins the party! good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, this one seamed back in cramping Tendulkar who fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and crashes into the woodwork - this is as big as it gets! India four down and in total disarray here! 56/4
    29.3 Gone! surprise bouncer and Ganguly needlessly goes after it, ball flies off the edge to the fine leg region, Asif in the deep judges it to perfection, Razzaq gets the much needed breakthrough, India five down 137/5
    34.5 Asif strikes! good length delivery, this one pitched in line with the leg stump and held its line, Yuvraj pushes forward to defend but ends up playing down the wrong line, ball hits the pad plumb in front of stumps - umpire Taufel upholds the appeal, India six down 165/6
    35.1 another nail goes in! good length delivery outside the off stump, the one that goes straight on, Dhoni drives with his feet revetted to the ground and the edge is produced, Akmal dives across and takes a good low catch to give Razzaq his third wicket of the innings 165/7
    53.4 tossed up and turning in, Pathan goes after it and ends up hitting it high up towards long-off, Youhana moves in from the deep and judges it to perfection - India nine down and they still trail by 8 runs 237/9
    42.4 got'm! short of a good length delivery, coming in with the angle and this one kept low after hitting the deck, Kumble looking to defend it on the back-foot fails to make contact and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Taufel is convinced and Akhtar gets one to his name 181/8
    c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Asif
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    54.1 all over! short delivery on the stumps, Zaheer fends at it awkwardly, ball kisses the glove and goes straight to Akmal behind the stumps, Pakistan end up with a lead of seven runs 238/10
    Extras
    28 (b 8, lb 3, nb 17)
    TOTAL
    238 all out (54.1 Overs, RR: 4.39, 300 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (R Dravid, 3.2 ov), 2-14 (V Sehwag, 4.3 ov), 3-56 (VVS Laxman, 11.6 ov), 4-56 (SR Tendulkar, 12.4 ov), 5-137 (SC Ganguly, 29.3 ov), 6-165 (Yuvraj Singh, 34.5 ov), 7-165 (MS Dhoni, 35.1 ov), 8-181 (A Kumble, 42.4 ov), 9-237 (IK Pathan, 53.4 ov), 10-238 (Z Khan, 54.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Shoaib Akhtar1637024.3704
    Mohammad Asif19.117844.0605
    Abdul Razzaq1636734.1807
    Shahid Afridi301214.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    24.1 good ball pitched on the stumps, moved in a touch, Butt moves forward and misses the line of the ball and gets hit on the pad, loud shout, given by Umpire Harper, Ganguly with the breakthrough! 109/1
    27.4 gone! short delivery, angled in from outside the off stump, Farhat goes after it and for once fails to time it properly, ball clips the leading edge and balloons up towards mid-off, Tendulkar gets under it and makes no mistake - both the openers are back in the hut. 122/2
    67.6 and Kumble strikes! well bowled googly, the one that turns back into the right-hander, Younis Khan pushes forward to defend but the ball hits the pad first, loud appeal and up goes the finger, welcome wicket for India 280/3
    77.1 gone! once again it's the googly that does the trick, hurried on after hitting the deck and Youhana is caught in no-mans-land, ball hits the back-pad right in front of the stumps and umpire Taufel adjudicates in favour of the bowler, Youhana departs just three runs short of a hundred 318/4
    139.4 finally the breakthrough! good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, coming in with the angle, Iqbal gets under it and swings hard but this time fails to get the distance, ball goes high up towards wide long-on, Tendulkar moves across in the deep and takes it cleanly, Iqbal departs after an entertaining innings 598/6
    95.6 and Singh gets his revenge! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Afridi goes for the pull but is bit early into the shot and the ball balloons up towards long-on, Tendulkar moves in from the deep and judges it to perfection, Pakistan 5 down 402/5
    140.1 tossed up wide outside the leg stump, Razzaq comes down the track and lofts it straight down the throat of Yuvraj Singh at long-on, Pakistan seven down 599/7
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    26 (b 7, lb 7, nb 11, w 1)
    TOTAL
    599/7d (140.1 Overs, RR: 4.27, 629 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-109 (Salman Butt, 24.1 ov), 2-122 (Imran Farhat, 27.4 ov), 3-280 (Younis Khan, 67.6 ov), 4-318 (Mohammad Yousuf, 77.1 ov), 5-402 (Shahid Afridi, 95.6 ov), 6-598 (Faisal Iqbal, 139.4 ov), 7-599 (Abdul Razzaq, 140.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    IK Pathan25310614.2410
    Z Khan28410313.6703
    RP Singh24111514.7900
    A Kumble37.1315134.0605
    SC Ganguly1616814.2503
    V Sehwag10202.0000
    SR Tendulkar904004.4400
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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
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    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
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    Extras
    16 (b 7, nb 4, w 5)
    TOTAL
    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)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Shoaib Akhtar813714.6211
    Mohammad Asif1214834.0000
    Abdul Razzaq18.408844.7100
    Danish Kaneria1807524.1603
    Shahid Afridi201005.0000

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