ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

India v Pakistan

Match tied (India won the bowl-out)

7.1

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

7.2

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, no run, full and fast outside off stump, Dhoni tries to drive but gets beaten for pace

7.3

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, FOUR, Arafat strays on to leg stump, Dhoni flicks off his pads to the square leg boundary, the Indian fans cheer themselves hoarse, they haven't had much to cheer about so far

7.4

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, 1 run, good length ball on off stump, pushed off the back foot towards cover for a single

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   Yasir Arafat 1-0-8-0

9.1

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, 1 leg bye, strays on to leg stump and hits Dhoni on the thigh for a leg bye

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   Yasir Arafat 2-0-24-0

16.1

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, FOUR, full toss on off and middle stump, Dhoni pushes it firmly past Arafat and he's timed that so well that long-on has no chance to cut that off

16.2

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, SIX, Arafat drops it short on leg stump, Dhoni swivels and pulls it down to fine leg where Umar Gul jumps up and watches the ball sail over his head, six more

16.3

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, 1 run, full ball on middle stump, Dhoni pulls it through midwicket for a single

16.4

Yasir Arafat to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, defended on the back foot towards Arafat

16.5

Yasir Arafat to Harbhajan Singh, no run, a massive appeal for caught behind, the ball cuts back sharply into Harbhajan who hardly moves his feet, the ball cuts him in half and it sounded like there was an edge

16.6

Yasir Arafat to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, pushed off the back foot towards cover point for a quick single

India 123/6   Yasir Arafat 3-0-36-0

19.1

Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, OUT, full ball on off stump, Dhoni tries to smash it out of the ground but gets too much under it, he skies it high in the air to Younis Khan at long-off who takes a well-judged catch

MS Dhoni c Younis Khan b Yasir Arafat 33 (46m 31b 3x4 1x6) SR: 106.45

19.2

Yasir Arafat to Agarkar, 1 run

19.3

Yasir Arafat to Sreesanth, no run, Sreesanth swings and misses, Akmal collects the ball and hits the stumps, no chance of an over throw this time

19.4

Yasir Arafat to Sreesanth, 1 run, driven down to long-on for a single, fine bowling from Arafat, keeping it up in the block hole

19.5

Yasir Arafat to Agarkar, 1 run, Agarkar tries to hit a full ball through the off side but gets an inside edge to short fine leg

19.6

Yasir Arafat to Sreesanth, OUT, Sreesanth charges Arafat but misses the ball, he continues running because it's the last ball of the innings but Akmal calmly collects the ball and hits the stumps at the batsman's end

AB Agarkar run out 14 (9m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 155.55

India 141/9   Yasir Arafat 4-0-39-1
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
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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