ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

India v Pakistan

Match tied (India won the bowl-out)

11.1

Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, dropped a little short on middle stump, played through square leg off the back foot

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   Shahid Afridi 1-0-12-0

13.1

Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni gets an outside edge that runs fine but Salman Butt dives at short third man and saves the boundary

13.2

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, 1 run, Pathan makes room and plays the square drive through cover point

13.3

Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, Afridi drags it short and Dhoni pulls to wide long-on for a single

13.4

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, no run, full toss on middle stump, Pathan drives it back to Afridi

13.5

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, no run, Pathan gets beaten outside off stump, Akmal whips off the bails but Pathan is safe

13.6

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, 3 runs, Pathan waits on the back foot and cuts a flat delivery past the fielder at short third man, Imran Nazir gives chase and drags it back just inside the boundary

India 90/5   Shahid Afridi 2-0-18-0

15.1

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, 1 run, Pathan steps down the track, takes it on the full and drives to long-on

15.2

Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, cut towards backward point for a sharp single

15.3

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, no run, Pathan tries to drive but gets beaten by a quicker ball

15.4

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, SIX, that's on the roof! Pathan uses his feet, steps down the pitch and with a full swing of his arms, lofts the ball over the midwicket boundary

15.5

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, SIX, and again, Pathan charges Afridi and lofts him cleanly over the long-on boundary this time, the crowd goes beserk

15.6

Shahid Afridi to Pathan, OUT, bowled him! Afridi fires in the quicker ball, Pathan tries to defend but gets beaten and the ball clips leg stump, that's the end of that little contest

IK Pathan b Shahid Afridi 20 (11m 15b 0x4 2x6) SR: 133.33

India 111/6   Shahid Afridi 3-0-32-1

17.1

Shahid Afridi to Harbhajan Singh, OUT, bowled him! Harbhajan tries to slog Afridi across the line, he misses completely but Afridi hits the stumps, that's the second wicket that India have lost soon after the rain break, Uthappa was the first

Harbhajan Singh b Shahid Afridi 1 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

17.2

Shahid Afridi to Agarkar, 1 run, cut to deep point for a single

17.3

Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni leans forward and drives to cover for one

17.4

Shahid Afridi to Agarkar, 1 run, Agarkar drives firmly off the front foot to long-off

17.5

Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, flighted delivery on off stump, Dhoni drives firmly towards long-off

17.6

Shahid Afridi to Agarkar, 1 run, slightly shorter in length, Agarkar pulls to the fielder on the midwicket boundary

India 128/7   Shahid Afridi 4-0-37-2
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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