ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Wicket commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 3rd match, Group D

Pakistan v Scotland

Pakistan won by 51 runs


Blain to Imran Nazir, OUT, first blood to Scotland, full outside off, Nazir goes for an expansive scoop over point, the ball goes high up towards deep point and Hamilton goes forward and takes it inches off the ground

Imran Nazir c Hamilton b Blain 4 (8m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Pakistan 9/1   Salman Butt 5* (10b 1x4)   JAR Blain 1.1-0-9-1


Blain to Salman Butt, OUT, Butt falls for the trap! drifting on the hips, Butt tries to flick it past short fine leg but ends up spooning it straight to him, easy catch for Poonia

Salman Butt c Haq b Blain 13 (19m 23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 56.52

Pakistan 24/2   Mohammad Hafeez 7* (4b 1x4)   JAR Blain 3-0-21-2


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

Pakistan 50/3   Younis Khan 11* (9b 1x6)   CM Wright 0.4-0-3-1


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

Pakistan 81/4   Younis Khan 31* (23b 1x4 2x6)   RM Haq 2.1-0-18-1


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

Pakistan 108/5   Younis Khan 36* (25b 2x4 2x6)   CM Wright 2.4-0-15-2


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

Pakistan 116/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 2* (5b)   RM Haq 3.1-0-41-2


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   Kamran Akmal 8* (6b 1x4)   CM Wright 4-0-29-3


Nel to Kamran Akmal, OUT, caught in the deep! Good length ball on off and middle stump, Akmal tries to slog it over the midwicket boundary but lofts a simple catch to Watts at wide long-on, he takes a well-judged catch

Kamran Akmal c Watts b Nel 16 (18m 10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 160.00

Pakistan 159/8   Yasir Arafat 5* (4b)   JD Nel 3.2-1-13-1


Nel to Yasir Arafat, OUT, bowled him! Nel bowls a low full toss that Arafat tries to hit through the leg side, he misses and Nel hits off and middle stump

Yasir Arafat b Nel 17 (8m 8b 1x4 1x6) SR: 212.50

Pakistan 171/9   Umar Gul 0* (0b)   JD Nel 4-1-25-2
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India won by 5 runs
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India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
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Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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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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