ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 3rd match, Group D

Pakistan v Scotland

Pakistan won by 51 runs

7.1

Wright to Younis Khan, 1 run, short of a length on middle, Younis moves back and across and glances that to third man, the ball nearly catches him on the pad, exciting the fielders in the circle

7.2

Wright to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, more controlled dab to third man

7.3

Wright to Younis Khan, 1 run, worked to the on side and another easy single taken

7.4

Wright to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, smart reflexes from Wright, low full toss, Hafeez gets forward and lobs it to Wright who fumbles with it, takes the rebound comfortably with his right hand, made it look so easy in the end

Mohammad Hafeez c & b Wright 18 (23m 11b 3x4 0x6) SR: 163.63

7.5

Wright to Shoaib Malik, no run, turned to the off side

7.6

Wright to Shoaib Malik, no run, Wright slips in a yorker and gets it to swing, Malik just manages to get some bat on it and dig it out

Pakistan 50/3   CM Wright 1-0-3-1

9.1

Wright to Younis Khan, no run, caught on the pads, swinging in, Wright appeals confidently, the ball would have slipped down leg

9.2

Wright to Younis Khan, no run, good length on off stump, defended back to the bowler

9.3

Wright to Younis Khan, FOUR, good length on off stump, Younis innovates, gets on his knees and sweeps that from across the stumps to long leg, one bounce and four

9.4

Wright to Younis Khan, 2 runs, short outside off, Younis flat bats that up in the air down to deep extra cover, streaky but safe

9.5

Wright to Younis Khan, 1 run, driven to the off side

9.6

Wright to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full outside off and driven

Pakistan 67/3   CM Wright 2-0-11-1

13.1

Wright to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, full ball outside off stump, driven on the front foot towards wide long-off

13.2

Wright to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, excellent delivery in the blockhole, Afridi can't do much but dig it out towards the off side for a single

13.3

Wright to Younis Khan, 1 run, another one nearly in the blockhole, Younis drives to long-on for a single

13.4

Wright to Shahid Afridi, OUT, caught! Afridi decided to attempt a cheeky stroke rather than use power, he moved across his stumps to a full toss and played a paddle sweep straight to Haq at short fine leg, it's an easy catch, massive wicket for Scotland

Shahid Afridi c Haq b Wright 22 (5m 7b 1x4 2x6) SR: 314.28

13.5

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

13.6

Wright to Younis Khan, 1 wide, sprayed wide outside off stump, wide called

13.6

Wright to Younis Khan, FOUR, good length delivery on off stump, Younis lofts straight back over the bowler's head, he hasn't hit it hard but the placement is perfect

Pakistan 114/5   CM Wright 3-0-21-2

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

17.3

Wright to Kamran Akmal, no run, he's getting a bit too cheeky, Akmal moves across towards the off side and tries to paddle it fine, he doesn't make contact

17.4

Wright to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, Akmal makes room by backing away towards leg and tries to drive through the off side, he mis-hits it to long on

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   CM Wright 4-0-29-3
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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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