ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

India v Pakistan

Match tied (India won the bowl-out)

8.6

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, Misbah lets it go, Pathan completes a maiden over

Pakistan 47/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 0* (1b)

9.5

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, played past backward point for a single, Misbah's off the mark

Pakistan 53/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (2b)

10.1

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pitches on leg stump and angles across Misbah who gets into a tangle while trying to flick, the ball hits one pad and then hits the other

10.2

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, streaky boundary, Misbah tries to cut a ball that angles across him but it swings back into him and hits the inside edge, the ball bounces over Dhoni and runs to the boundary

10.3

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defended to the leg side

10.4

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length ball on off and middle stump, Misbah leans forward and defends back to Pathan

10.5

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump, Umpire Doctrove thinks over it and then extends his arms

10.5

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah tries to pull but the ball isn't short enough and he mis-times it to square leg

Pakistan 59/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 6* (7b 1x4)

11.2

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, bowled slower through the air on off and middle stump, played through square leg once again

11.4

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, a bit too short and wide outside off stump from Harbhajan, it was the doosra, Misbah cuts past Sreesanth at short third man

11.5

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Misbah leans forward in defense, the ball hist the pad and lobs up, Dhoni runs in front of the batsman and takes the catch but there was no bat in it

11.6

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, terrible fielding from RP Singh, India have been good in the field today but that was shoddy, Harbhajan dropped it short and Misbah pulled to deep square leg where RP singh over ran the ball

Pakistan 69/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 13* (11b 2x4)

12.5

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defended off the back foot towards Yuvraj at point

12.6

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, good line from Pathan, keeping it tight around the off stump, Misbah pushes the ball towards cover point on the front foot

Pakistan 75/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 14* (13b 2x4)

13.1

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, too short from Harbhajan, Misbah has plenty of time to pull to RP Singh at long leg

13.3

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, Harbhajan drifts on to leg once again, flicked to the fielder at short fine leg

13.4

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, driven off the front foot to long-off

13.6

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah moves across his stumps and tries to sweep fine, Pathan moves to his right at short fine leg, dives and stops the ball

Pakistan 80/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 17* (17b 2x4)

14.1

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, pushed off the back foot towards cover point

14.3

Pathan to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump, Misbah flat-bats it over cover

Pakistan 83/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 19* (19b 2x4)

15.2

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, played to backward square leg for one more

Pakistan 89/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 20* (20b 2x4)

16.1

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, Misbah tries to cut but gets beaten

16.2

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, cut down to third man for a single

16.4

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, smashed straight back over the bowler's head for four, awesome power

16.5

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, played past pint for a single

Pakistan 100/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 26* (24b 3x4)

17.1

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full ball on middle stump, Harbhajan's not allowing the batsman to get under the ball, Misbah drives to long on

17.3

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 leg bye, played to short fine leg for one more

17.5

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, flighted delivery on off stump, Misbah backs away and lofts cleanly back over the bowler's head, powerful shot

17.6

Harbhajan Singh to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, this time he picks out deep midwicket and lofts cleanly once again, he's picked the gap in the deep to perfection

Pakistan 113/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 37* (28b 4x4 1x6)

18.5

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, clever shot, Misbah moves to the off side and chips a full ball over the fielder at short fine leg, Pakistan are on fire at the moment

18.6

Agarkar to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, full ball outside the off stump, driven to deep cover for two more, huge over for Pakistan, 17 from it

Pakistan 130/6   Misbah-ul-Haq 43* (30b 5x4 1x6)

19.2

Sreesanth to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, length delivery outside the off stump, Misbah backs away and hammers the ball over cover, it bounces just inside the boundary, superb stuff from Misbah

19.3

Sreesanth to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, full ball on middle stump, driven to long-on for a single but poor fielding allows the second

19.4

Sreesanth to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, full toss on off stump, mid-off was in the circle and Misbah drives past him, he brings up his fifty and the scores are level, superb innings

19.5

Sreesanth to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length outside off stump, Misbah tries to cut but gets beaten

19.6

Sreesanth to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, it's a tie! Misbah can't get it away and hits it towards cover, Yuvraj runs in, picks up the ball and throws it to the non-strikers end, Sreesanth whips off the bails with Misbah well short of his crease, delirious scenes at Kingsmead

Misbah-ul-Haq run out 53 (46m 35b 7x4 1x6) SR: 151.42

Pakistan 141/7   Misbah-ul-Haq 53 (35b 7x4 1x6)
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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 14, 2007

Robin Uthappa takes a bow, India v Pakistan, Group D, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 14, 2007

Robin Uthappa takes a bow

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Sep 14, 2007

Mohammad Asif cleans up Virender Sehwag, India v Pakistan, Group D, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 14, 2007

Mohammad Asif cleans up Virender Sehwag

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