Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    SR
    2.5 they are off. Akhtar is taking high-fives from everyone. Sanga is caught hopping as another one lifts off a back of a length area. Takes the shoulder of the bat and goes to point - on the bounce - which Taufel reminds them 22/2
    2.4 "All about making them do what they don't want to," says Hayden as Shoaib revs up. It is short, and quick. He goes for the pull and has been caught behind the wicket. "Smashed it with my glove," he says as he walks back 20/1
    not out
    48
    38
    3
    3
    126.31
    12.3 he has bounced out a man who had struck four back-to-back hundreds in the World Cup 2015! The short ball comes at him at steep pace. Sanga was shaping for the hook, but the ball just takes the splice and leaps up and to make matters just that tiny bit sweeter, it is taken by Mahela Jayawardene in the deep 102/3
    13.5 he has got it! Perfectly accurate, some turn as well. Symo is in front of the stumps to try and flick it. Misses and is struck on the pads. Murali belts out and appeal and gets that lovely extended forefinger. Could that have been sliding down? Maybe. 104/4
    not out
    20
    14
    0
    3
    142.85
    Extras
    14 (b 2, lb 2, w 10)
    TOTAL
    141/4 (17.2 Overs, RR: 8.13)
    Fall of wickets: 1-20 (ML Hayden, 2.4 ov), 2-22 (JH Kallis, 2.5 ov), 3-102 (KC Sangakkara, 12.3 ov), 4-104 (A Symonds, 13.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Shoaib Akhtar4.002626.5030
    SM Pollock3.0030010.0040
    CEL Ambrose3.0036012.0030
    M Muralitharan4.011814.5000
    CL Hooper3.002006.6600
    SR Tendulkar0.207021.0000
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