ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

India v Pakistan

Match tied (India won the bowl-out)

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

1.2

Umar Gul to Sehwag, FOUR, short of a good length and on the pads, Sehwag is onto it in a flash and sends the ball over square-leg. That is a cracking shot from someone who has been out of international cricket for a bit

1.3

Umar Gul to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a length and on the stumps, defended to the on side, hit softly enough for a quick single

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   Umar Gul 1-0-8-0

3.1

Umar Gul to Yuvraj Singh, no run, pitches on middle stump on a good length and seams across the left-hander, Yuvraj stays on the back foot and tries to defend, the ball brushes the pad and goes through to Akmal

3.2

Umar Gul to Yuvraj Singh, 1 leg bye, drifts on to leg stump this time, Yuvraj tries to flick but gets hit on the pad for a leg bye to fine leg

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   Umar Gul 2-0-12-0

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

5.5

Umar Gul to Karthik, 1 run, Karthik comes forward and makes room once again, he drives wide of the fielder at mid-off for one more

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   Umar Gul 3-0-17-0

18.1

Umar Gul to Agarkar, FOUR, Agarkar backs away and cuts high and in the air over backward point, he's placed that far enough from Misbah in the deep to reach the boundary

18.2

Umar Gul to Agarkar, FOUR, and again, he backs away to make room, Gul bowls it short and Agarkar cuts wide of the man at third man for four more

18.3

Umar Gul to Agarkar, no run, fuller length from Gul outside off stump, Agarkar tries to smash it down the ground but gets beaten

18.4

Umar Gul to Agarkar, 1 run, Gul fires it into the block hole, Agarkar jabs down at it and gets an inside edge to short fine leg

18.5

Umar Gul to Dhoni, no run, superb ball, quick and in the block hole outside off stump, Dhoni tries to hit it down the ground but the ball squeezes under his bat

18.6

Umar Gul to Dhoni, 1 run, defended back to the bowler on the back foot, Agarkar sets off from the non-strikers end, Gul picks up, tunrs around and throws at the stumps, he misses and concedes an over throw

India 138/7   Umar Gul 4-0-27-0
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)
More results »

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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