ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 3rd match, Group D

Pakistan v Scotland

Pakistan won by 51 runs

13.5

Wright to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full delivery driven to long off for a single

Pakistan 109/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (1b)

14.1

Blain to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length ball on off stump, Misbah gets on to the front foot and drives to cover

14.2

Blain to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, excellent yorker from Blain, Misbah digs it out back to the bowler

14.3

Blain to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full ball outside the off stump, Misbah leans into an elegant cover drive but his placement is poor, he finds the only fielder in the circle in front of square

14.4

Blain to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full length once again and slightly straighter on middle stump, Misbah flicks off his pads through midwicket for a single

Pakistan 115/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 2* (5b)

15.4

Haq to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Misbah plays a pre-meditated reverse sweep but executes it superbly, he picks it up from off stump and places it fine enough to beat short third man

15.5

Haq to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 122/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 7* (7b 1x4)

16.1

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 wide, poor line, strays far down leg side and a wide is called

16.1

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, superb ball, fired into the blockhole on off and middle stump, Misbah defends towards cover

16.2

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, that's poor, a short ball that is angled down leg side, Misbah moves across his stumps and pulls it over short fine leg for four more

16.3

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, too full once again, Misbah takes advantage of the room outside off stump and plays a textbook cover-drive for another boundary

16.4

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slightly shorter in length but the line is wide outside off stump, Misbah tries to cut but gets beaten

16.5

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah waits for the ball to come to him and opens the face late to play it behind square on the off side

Pakistan 134/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 16* (12b 3x4)

17.1

Wright to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, full toss on middle stump, Misbah waits for it and flicks the ball behind square for two more

17.2

Wright to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full toss on off stump this time, Misbah waits on the back foot and jabs down at it and plays the ball towards backward point

17.5

Wright to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, he backs away to make room and guides the ball past short third man with an open face, he's timed it well enough to reach the boundary

17.6

Wright to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, bowled him! Misbah tries to play another fine late cut but this time he misses and has his stumps rattled by a quicker delivery

Misbah-ul-Haq b Wright 23 (18m 16b 4x4 0x6) SR: 143.75

Pakistan 146/7   Misbah-ul-Haq 23 (16b 4x4)
Tournament Results
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India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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Photos

Sep 12, 2007

Dewald Nel celebrates the wicket of Yasir Arafat, Pakistan v Scotland, Group D, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 12, 2007

Dewald Nel celebrates the wicket of Yasir Arafat

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Sep 12, 2007

Umar Gul picked up a four-for, Pakistan v Scotland, Group D, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 12, 2007

Umar Gul picked up a four-for

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