ICC World Twenty20, 10th Match, Group D: India v Pakistan at Durban, Sep 14, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D
Match tied (India won the bowl-out)
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
14 September 2007 - night match (20-over match)
0.4

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, no run, short of a driving length and on the off, a bit of seam movement in to the right-handed Uthappa, defended back down the pitch

0.5

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, no run, short of a length and outside the off, a bit of movement after the ball bounces, played down to point

0.6

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, 1 run, short of a length and on the off, punched towards cover and the ball is wide enough of the fielder for the batsmen to pinch a single and ensure that Asif's excellent over is not a maiden

India 1/1   RV Uthappa 1* (3b)
1.1

Umar Gul to Uthappa, 1 run, short one banged in on the stumps, Uthappa goes for a pull and doesn't get hold of it. The ball bobs awkwardly to the leg side

1.4

Umar Gul to Uthappa, 2 runs, length ball on the stumps, Uthappa picks up the line and length early and uses his wrists to whip the ball over the infield

1.5

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, very full and quite quick, the attempted yorker, this ones coming in as well, Uthappa just manages to dig the ball out

1.6

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, back of a length this time and again quite pacy. The batsman is forced to play but the movement takes the ball past the outside edge

India 9/1   RV Uthappa 4* (7b)
2.3

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, no run, tight line and length on off and middle stump, Uthappa leans forward and blocks

2.4

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, no run, good length once again on off stump, Uthappa has no room to play with and he defends towards the leg side, Asif runs across and collects

2.5

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, no run, pitches outside off stump and seams sharply off the pitch into Uthappa who gets into a tangle on the front foot defense

2.6

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, FOUR, length ball on off and middle stump, Uthappa plays a short-arm pull through midwicket even though the ball wasn't short enough, he finds the gap and the fielder giving chase on a slow outfield makes a hash of the dive on the boundary

India 14/2   RV Uthappa 8* (11b 1x4)
3.3

Umar Gul to Uthappa, FOUR, Gul over-pitches, that's the first loose ball of the innings, Uthappa cashes it big time, he gets under the ball and lofts it cleanly over mid-on for four

3.4

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, full and straight, Gul was searching for the yorker, Uthappa drives towards mid-off

3.5

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, Gul fires in a bouncer at 143.5 kmh, that was pacy, Uthappa shapes up to play the pull but bails out in the end

3.6

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, quick full toss outside off stump, Uthappa gives Gul the charge and tries to hit through the off side, he gets a faint nick but the ball bounces well short of Akmal

India 19/2   RV Uthappa 12* (15b 2x4)
4.2

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, 1 run, played with an open face down to third man for a single

India 20/3   RV Uthappa 13* (16b 2x4)
5.1

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, pitches on a good length on off stump and seams away from the right-hander, Uthappa fends at it and gets beaten

5.2

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, full ball on off stump, Uthappa comes forward and drives firmly towards mid-off

5.3

Umar Gul to Uthappa, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, Uthappa comes forward but has to re-adjust his stroke into a forward defense because of the length

5.4

Umar Gul to Uthappa, 1 run, Gul aims for the blockhole once again, Uthappa pushes it towards extra cover for a single

5.6

Umar Gul to Uthappa, 1 wide, short ball but that's far too short, it flies over Uthappa who fails to connect with the hook, a wide is called

5.6

Umar Gul to Uthappa, 2 runs, full toss, a high full toss on off stump, Uthappa walks into it and drives in the air through the gap at extra cover

India 33/3   RV Uthappa 16* (21b 2x4)
7.1

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, 1 run, loud appeal for lbw, Uthappa got an inside edge on that

7.5

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, 2 runs, Uthappa leans forward and pushes the ball into the vacant region towards midwicket and mid-on, Arafat has to chase after it and the batsmen sprint through for two

7.6

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, no run, pitches on a good length outside off stump and seams away from Uthappa who gets drawn forward and prods at it, the ball beats the outside edge

India 44/4   RV Uthappa 19* (24b 2x4)
8.6

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 2 runs, Uthappa tries to drive through the line but the seam movement induces another outside edge that runs past backward point

India 47/4   RV Uthappa 21* (25b 2x4)
9.2

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, SIX, awesome shot, he walks down the pitch and lofts Arafat powerfully over the long-off boundary, that's the first six of the innings

9.3

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, 2 runs, Arafat drops it a fraction shot and Uthappa pulls through midwicket for two more

9.4

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, SIX, massive hit, too short from Arafat and Uthappa swivels and pulls him emphatically off the front foot into the midwicket stands

9.5

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, no run, Arafat replies with the yorker outside off stump which beats Uthappa

9.6

Yasir Arafat to Uthappa, 2 runs, Uthappa walks down the pitch and lofts Arafat to long-on

India 64/4   RV Uthappa 37* (30b 2x4 2x6)
10.2

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 1 run, pitches on a length on leg and middle stump, the ball stops on Uthappa who pushes it towards long-on for one more

10.4

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, no run, pitches on middle stump and angles sharply across Uthappa who gets beaten on the front-foot defense

10.5

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 1 run, this time the line is a little straighter and the length a little fuller which allows Uthappa to drive to long-on off the front foot

India 69/4   RV Uthappa 39* (33b 2x4 2x6)
11.2

Shahid Afridi to Uthappa, FOUR, too short once again and Uthappa waits on the back foot and uses the width to cut through backward point for four, superb shot

11.3

Shahid Afridi to Uthappa, 2 runs, driven firmly past Afridi who gets fingertips on to a difficult caught and bowled chance

11.4

Shahid Afridi to Uthappa, FOUR, flighted delivery outside off stump, Uthappa gets on to the front foot and plays a blazing cover drive for the second boundary of the over

11.5

Shahid Afridi to Uthappa, no run, defended on the off side off the back foot

11.6

Shahid Afridi to Uthappa, 1 run, bowled quick and flat on off stump, Uthappa cuts between backward point and short third man for a single

India 82/4   RV Uthappa 50* (38b 4x4 2x6)
12.1

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, OUT, gone! the angle works for Tanvir, he pitches it on middle and takes it across Uthappa who pokes at it with the bat away from his body, Akmal pouches the faint edge, that's a huge blow for India for Uthappa was doing all the scoring

RV Uthappa c †Kamran Akmal b Sohail Tanvir 50 (52m 39b 4x4 2x6) SR: 128.20

India 82/5   RV Uthappa 50 (39b 4x4 2x6)
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