ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 3rd match, Group D

Pakistan v Scotland

Pakistan won by 51 runs

6.1

Haq to Younis Khan, 1 run, tossed on middle and leg, steps down and works it to long-on

6.2

Haq to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, steps down the track, full in length, drives to long-off

6.3

Haq to Younis Khan, SIX, flighted on middle, Younis steps down, lofts and lauches that over the long-on boundary

6.4

Haq to Younis Khan, no run

6.5

Haq to Younis Khan, no run, defended to the on side

6.6

Haq to Younis Khan, 1 run, worked to the off side, esy single taken

Pakistan 47/2   RM Haq 1-0-9-0

8.1

Haq to Younis Khan, 1 run, tossed on middle and leg, driven to long-on

8.2

Haq to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on off stump, no turn, played back to Haq

8.3

Haq to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, tossed on middle and off, Malik swings across the line and finds the midwicket boundary

8.4

Haq to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, turned to the on side for a single

8.5

Haq to Younis Khan, 2 runs, tossed on off and middle, Malik steps forward and works it to the off side

8.6

Haq to Younis Khan, 1 run, short and pulled hard, deep square leg picks it up

Pakistan 59/3   RM Haq 2-0-18-0

12.1

Haq to Shoaib Malik, OUT, stumped him! Malik gives Haq the charge and tries to hit him into orbit, he doesn't get to the pitch of the ball and his wild heave doesn't make contact, Smith whips off the bails with Malik well short of his crease

Shoaib Malik st †Smith b Haq 11 (16m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

12.2

Haq to Shahid Afridi, SIX, and what a start! He gets down on one knee and slog-sweeps the offbreak out of the ground, amazing stuff

12.3

Haq to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, Afridi waits on the back foot for a short ball and swats it away behind square leg, the fielder in the deep didn't spot it and the ball reaches the boundary

12.4

Haq to Shahid Afridi, SIX, another one, Afridi gets underneath it and lofts it high towards long-on, the fielder on the boundary thinks he has a chance but the ball flies just over his head

12.5

Haq to Shahid Afridi, 3 runs, he attempts to heave it out of the ground again but the outside edge runs down to third man

12.6

Haq to Younis Khan, FOUR, Younis gets into the act with a powerful pull in front of midwicket, 23 runs of the over

Pakistan 104/4   RM Haq 3-0-41-1

15.1

Haq to Younis Khan, OUT, caught in the deep! Younis tries to clear the boundary at cow corner but doesn;t time it well enough, he ends up lofting it straight to Watts at wide long-on, he was the well-set batsman for Pakistan

Younis Khan c Watts b Haq 41 (42m 29b 3x4 2x6) SR: 141.37

15.2

Haq to Kamran Akmal, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, Akmal tries to drive through cover but gets beaten outside the off stump, Smith whips off the bails but Akmal is safe

15.3

Haq to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, played through midwicket for a single

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

15.6

Haq to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, the outside edge on at attempted cover drive runs down towards third man

Pakistan 124/6   RM Haq 4-0-49-2
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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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