Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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    0.4 he's been caught behind! The previous ball kept a bit low but this one took off sharply from short of a length! Hafeez stayed in his crease and wafted at it, there wasn't enough room outside off and the extra bounce as it slanted across him forced the edge through to Dhoni 4/1
    3.3 caught at a wide first slip! Sharjeel stays in his crease and tries to cut one that bounces a bit more. That was a thick edge and it flew quickly to Rahane and he has such safe hands. Bumrah is having a ripping game so far 22/2
    5.5 Kohli's run out Manzoor with a direct hit, his painful stay is over! Malik pushed the ball firmly into the covers and I'm not sure whether he called or not. What did happen was Manzoor ran a long way down the pitch before he realised Malik was not coming. He then tried to stop, skidded a little and dropped his bat in the process. Kohli picked up cleanly and hit the stumps direct at the bowler's end, even having a bat would not have saved Manzoor. Malik did begin to run and then stopped and sent Manzoor back 32/3
    6.6 Pakistan are crumbling here! Pandya leaps in the air and clicks his heels together like Brett Lee used to do! It was a good length ball on a tight line outside off, Malik chased it with a big drive, trying to hit the ball through cover. There was a thick edge and Dhoni caught it easily. The umpire saw this one. Pakistan have a great pace attack but they need something to defend. 35/4
    7.1 Yuvraj strikes with his first ball! This contest is becoming a no-contest! Akmal pushed forward to defend, but played down the wrong line, perhaps expecting the ball to turn. Yuvraj's delivery pitched just outside off and skidded on with the arm from around the wicket, hitting the pad plumb in front of the stumps. India are rampant. 35/5
    15.1 eight down! Poor choice of shot from Sarfraz and he knows it. Jadeja countered Sarfraz's movement outside leg to cut by skidding the ball into the right-hander from a good length. Sarfraz was cramped for room and hurried for time by the pace. He missed and the ball hit middle stump 70/8
    7.6 Pakistan in utter disarray. Afridi has been run out by a long way. He chanced the second against India's best fielder and paid for it. Afridi played the ball through square leg and took a single easily enough, he wanted the second and Jadeja's throw to Dhoni was so quick and Afridi was yards out despite putting in a full length dive. Jadeja had run to his right from midwicket and his throw was flat and fast, Dhoni uprooted the stumps with his extremely quick hands 42/6
    11.4 that's looks close and he's been given! Wahab tried to sweep one that angled into him and missed, that hit the pad right in front, a simple decision for the umpire to make. Pakistan seven down and sinking. 52/7
    17.2 the short of a length ball gets big on Sami rather quickly and he has no time or space to execute the pull properly, he hits it high in the air towards deep square leg and Raina settles under the catch. Only one wicket left now. 83/9
    17.3 it's all over, Pandya has taken two in three balls to end the innings and he leaps and clicks his heels again after uprooting Amir's middle stump. Amir stayed in his crease and left a gap between bat and pad as he tried to push the ball on the off side. Pandya nipped the ball back into the left-hander to pierce that gap 83/10
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    15 (lb 4, w 11)
    TOTAL
    83 all out (17.3 Overs, RR: 4.74)
    Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Mohammad Hafeez, 0.4 ov), 2-22 (Sharjeel Khan, 3.3 ov), 3-32 (Khurram Manzoor, 5.5 ov), 4-35 (Shoaib Malik, 6.6 ov), 5-35 (Umar Akmal, 7.1 ov), 6-42 (Shahid Afridi, 7.6 ov), 7-52 (Wahab Riaz, 11.4 ov), 8-70 (Sarfraz Ahmed, 15.1 ov), 9-83 (Mohammad Sami, 17.2 ov), 10-83 (Mohammad Amir, 17.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    A Nehra302016.66122020
    JJ Bumrah32812.66162000
    HH Pandya3.30832.28140000
    Yuvraj Singh201115.5041000
    RA Jadeja301123.66141020
    R Ashwin302107.0082010
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    0.2 Amir's got him this time! Another incredible ball, slanting across Rohit at pace from over the wicket, pitching on a good length around off and bending back into the right-hander, beating the inside edge of the bat to crash into the pad. The umpire takes a while but eventually sends Rohit on his way. Two outstanding balls from Amir. That one is crashing into middle stump 0/1
    0.4 another lbw!! Amir is bowling a sensational first over. Rahane knows that the ball is slanting across him from over the wicket, he knows it is going to bend back viciously late, but he can't do anything about it. He tries to defend on the leg side, closing the face a touch, but he misses and gets struck plumb in front. This is bowling of the highest skill 2/2
    14.1 Kohli's been given lbw and he does not like the decision! Was there an inside edge? He walks off with a wry smile and that's because there was an inside edge. He moved back and across to turn a good length ball through the leg side but was beaten by the nip into him and hit on the front pad. He's played a marvellous innings today, against high quality swing bowling at serious pace. 76/4
    2.4 caught at mid-on! Amir has a third! Raina moved forward and across to the off side to turn the ball on the leg, poor choice of shot when the ball pitches on a good length and seams away from the left-hander. The leading edge lobbed tamely to Wahab 8/3
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    14.3 and another one goes! Pandya flashes at a good length ball just outside off and edges straight to first slip, Hafeez juggles the catch not once but twice but holds on in the end! 76/5
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    Extras
    14 (b 1, lb 3, nb 2, w 8)
    TOTAL
    85/5 (15.3 Overs, RR: 5.48)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (RG Sharma, 0.2 ov), 2-2 (AM Rahane, 0.4 ov), 3-8 (SK Raina, 2.4 ov), 4-76 (V Kohli, 14.1 ov), 5-76 (HH Pandya, 14.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    Mohammad Amir401834.50182020
    Mohammad Sami401624.00161000
    Mohammad Irfan401604.00182011
    Wahab Riaz3.303108.8595011

Match Details

Series

Toss

India , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

19.30 start, First Session 19.30-20.55, Interval 20.55-21.15, Second Session 21.15-22.40

Match days

27 February 2016 - night match (20-over match)

T20I debut

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Points

India 2, Pakistan 0

Match Notes

Worst start

21

Runs scored by India in the powerplays - lowest for them in T20Is. Their previous lowest was 24 for 4 against Australia, Bridgetown, 2010 World T20.

Gone in no time

0

No. of times India's both the openers got out for ducks in a T20I, before this match. This is the second time Pakistan has got both the openers for ducks.

Not the lowest

2

No. of lower totals for Pakistan than their 83 in this match: 74 vs Australia, Dubai, 2012-13 and 82 vs West Indies, Dhaka, 2014 World T20.

Bowlers dominating

1

No. of times India had taken 6 or more wickets in the first 10 overs, in their first 62 T20Is. They have done it twice in three T20Is now: v SL, Vizag and today.

The break-through man

6

Number of consecutive T20Is where Nehra has picked at least one wicket in the powerplays, including this match.

Upper hand for India

4-1

India's win-loss record against Pakistan in T20Is, in the six encounters before this. One was a tie, which was also won by India in the bowl-out.