Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    7.3 Sharma has a brain freeze. He does that every now and then. Makes up his mind to play a particular shot even before the ball is bowled. Here he has decided this has to be pulled no matter what. The ball is not short enough, he is pulling off the front foot, and the ball gets big on him. The top edge lobs up for a simple catch for Misbah running in from mid-off. A typical Sharma dismissal 34/1
    29.5 quicker, Kohli is back even though the ball is full. Worked towards midwicket. Dhawan wants a single. Kohli sends him back. This is Kohli's. Dhawan dives but can't beat the throw. Just the fillip Pakistan needed. Turns out Kohli has sold him down the river. He has started out for the single, but realises late that it is not on. And Shehzad is quick and accurate with the throw 163/2
    45.2 Kohli is gone. Gets a wide half-volley that he is not quite close to. He edges it and Pakistan finally hold on to an offering from Kohli. Kohli raises his bat to the crowd as he walks off. Big innings in a big match 273/3
    47.3 Raina is gone. Finally to the short ball. But after having scored 74 off 56. This has hurried onto him, and has taken the top edge 284/4
    49.1 and Dhoni has failed to finish again. This is reaching proportions of concern. Short ball. Beaten for pace. Late into the pull. Top-edges this for an easy catch for mid-off 296/6
    48.6 slower ball this time at the base of the off stump, and Jadeja is beaten slogging. Beats me why Rahane hasn't come out to bat yet. India might fall 20 short of what they were looking good for. Good bowling by Pakistan over the last five overs 296/5
    49.2 Sohail is doing the sajda after bowling Rahane out. Slower ball, Rahane makes room to try to hit it over cover, and has the top of the leg stumps disturbed. Will we get another last-over hat-trick? 296/7
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    Extras
    6 (lb 2, nb 1, w 3)
    TOTAL
    300/7 (50 Overs, RR: 6.00)
    Did not bat: UT Yadav, MM Sharma
    Fall of wickets: 1-34 (RG Sharma, 7.3 ov), 2-163 (S Dhawan, 29.5 ov), 3-273 (V Kohli, 45.2 ov), 4-284 (SK Raina, 47.3 ov), 5-296 (RA Jadeja, 48.6 ov), 6-296 (MS Dhoni, 49.1 ov), 7-296 (AM Rahane, 49.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    Mohammad Irfan1005805.80316121
    Sohail Khan1005555.50326110
    Shahid Afridi805006.25121100
    Wahab Riaz1004914.90233000
    Yasir Shah806007.50146100
    Haris Sohail402606.5091100
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    23.2 short and wide, and Shehzad has picked out Jadeja who has nearly dropped him. That is the lucky break India needed. This is a bad ball. It has been absolutely creamed but Shehzad has failed to keep it down. Jadeja lets it pop out, but he keeps his eye on it, and takes the rebound with the left hand 102/3
    3.2 oh sharp bouncer. That will be sweet to India who are usually the ones who struggle against bouncers. Khan has moved across even before the ball is delivered. Shami gets one in aimed at Khan's head. He is in position. He is ducking but can't duck. He is pulling but can't pull. The hands move in slow motion for the pull, and the ball hits the glove to lob up to Dhoni 11/1
    17.6 and Ashwin has bowled a wicket-maiden. Big breakthrough. Through a regulation classical offbreak. There is some drift, it pitches middle and leg, short of his reach, and then Sohail panics as he sees it turn sharply. He stabs at the ball with his hands following the ball, worried if he has exposed the stumps. The sharp edge is taken sharply by Raina at slip. Ashwin has bowled superbly so far 79/2
    45.4 and Misbah misses the century again. A good bouncer. Over his left shoulder. Head high. All Misbah manages is a lob to mid-on 220/9
    23.4 Yadav has got another. A nervous, poor shot from Maqsood. There is a wide slip in place, and Maqsood goes chasing at a wide shortish ball. He has not smashed it. He has played a meek push with a bat that is neither horizontal nor vertical. Raina takes the easy catch at slip 102/4
    24.4 Dhoni has reviewed this. Sharp turn for Jadeja on a quick delivery. Akmal is forward, is beaten by the turn, Dhoni thinks he has edged it, and goes up immediately after breaking the wicket. He is dead sure there is an edge. The stumping was just to be sure. Not given by the umpire. The ball seams to have altered its path a smidgen as it passes the bat, but there is hardly a spike on the snicko. We don't know what long discussion between Kettleborough and the third umpire is, but he has reversed his decision in the end. Was there enough evidence to overturn the on-field call? Maybe not. Did I instinctively think there was an edge? Maybe yes 103/5
    34.1 Kohli takes a special catch. Afridi is making room, gets a thigh-high full toss, which he tries to smash, gets a thick top edge over the covers. Kohli runs back. Gets under it. Has almost overrun this. Slows himself down. Takes this over his shoulder and dives. He comes up and celebrates with his arms spread out. Almost like Afridi. Maybe exactly like Afridi. Maybe on purpose 149/6
    34.4 another one bites the dust. Short, wide, looks to cut, gets the edge 154/7
    42.5 Shah goes. Drills this length ball straight down the throat of mid-on. Two strikes away from the inevitable 203/8
    46.6 it's all over. India make it 6-0 in World Cups against Pakistan. Slower ball, Sohail mis-hits it, and is caught at long-on 224/10
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    Extras
    12 (lb 1, nb 1, w 10)
    TOTAL
    224 all out (47 Overs, RR: 4.76)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Younis Khan, 3.2 ov), 2-79 (Haris Sohail, 17.6 ov), 3-102 (Ahmed Shehzad, 23.2 ov), 4-102 (Sohaib Maqsood, 23.4 ov), 5-103 (Umar Akmal, 24.4 ov), 6-149 (Shahid Afridi, 34.1 ov), 7-154 (Wahab Riaz, 34.4 ov), 8-203 (Yasir Shah, 42.5 ov), 9-220 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 45.4 ov), 10-224 (Sohail Khan, 46.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    UT Yadav1005025.00377050
    Mohammed Shami913543.88384040
    MM Sharma903523.88332001
    SK Raina10606.0020000
    R Ashwin834115.12305110
    RA Jadeja1005615.60284100

Match Notes

Partnership stat

49

Runs added for the 8th wicket by Misbah and Yasir Shah - Pakistan's second-highest 8th wicket stand in the World Cup.

Has been done before

2

Number of times 100-plus runs have been scored in the last-ten overs at the Adelaide Oval, since 2001.

Will it come today?

39

Number of ODI fifties Misbah-ul-haq has hit - the most any batsman has got without scoring a hundred.

A rarity

1979

The last time before Ashwin an Indian spinner bowled 3 or more maidens in a World cup match - Venkataraghavan.

Afridi needed

188.8

Shahid Afridi's strike rate the last time he batted against India. He won the match for Pakistan with a cameo.

More than a hiccup

3

Wickets Pakistan lost in the 24th and 25th over. They were 101/2 at start of the 25th

Shehzad's in form

699

Runs scored by Ahmed Shehzad in ODIs since January 2014, the highest for Pakistan during this period. Hafeez is next with 446

Tight race

46/1

Pakistan's score at the end of the mandatory Powerplay. India had scored 42/1.

At the top

41

Number of wickets taken by Mohammad Shami in ODIs since 2014 - the most by a bowler.

Inexperienced Younis!

2

Number of times Younis Khan had opened in ODIs before today - he had scored just 4 runs.

Awesome death-bowling!

27/5

Score Pakistan restricted India to in their last-five overs.

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