ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

India v Pakistan

Match tied (India won the bowl-out)

0.1

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, excellent start for RP Singh, he bowls it full outside off stump and the ball swings away from Butt who plays a cover drive without moving his feet and gets beaten

0.2

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 wide, banged in short down leg side, Pakistan are away with a wide

0.2

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 run, pitches on a good length outside off stump, Butt waits on the back foot and plays it down to third man for a single

0.3

Singh to Imran Nazir, no run, RP Singh angles it across Nazir from over the wicket, Nazir tries to cut off the back foot but the ball seams into him and cramps him for room, he gets an inside edge past the stumps

0.4

Singh to Imran Nazir, no run, Nazir tries to pull it but hits it to Harbhajan at square leg, ambitious shot for the length wasn't short enough

0.5

Singh to Imran Nazir, 1 wide, RP Singh bowls it wide outside off stump, Nazir chases it and tries to cut but gets beaten, it's called wide

0.5

Singh to Imran Nazir, no run, defended towards Yuvraj at point off the back foot

0.6

Singh to Imran Nazir, FOUR, too much width outside off stump, Nazir backs away and smashes it through covers for the first boundary of the innings

Pakistan 7/0   RP Singh 1-0-7-0

2.1

Singh to Imran Nazir, OUT, bowled him! Nazir tries to slog one through midwicket, he misses and the ball hits leg stump, that was a dismissal waiting to happen because Nazir was slogging at everything

Imran Nazir b Singh 7 (10m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

2.2

Singh to Kamran Akmal, no run

2.3

Singh to Kamran Akmal, no run, driven off the back foot to mid-off

2.4

Singh to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, too short and the line is poor as well, on leg stump, Akmal swivels and pulls the ball to the fine leg boundary

2.5

Singh to Kamran Akmal, no run, pitches on a good length on off stump, the ball angles across Akmal who tries to pull without moving his feet, the ball beats the bat

2.6

Singh to Kamran Akmal, SIX, once again RP Singh bowls too short, poor stuff from the bowler when the pitch is offering so much, Akmal has plenty of time to get into position and pull it into the stands at square leg

Pakistan 22/1   RP Singh 2-0-17-1

4.1

Singh to Kamran Akmal, no run, RP Singh bowls a little short and Akmal tries to pull him again, this time Akmal misses and gets hit on the thigh

4.2

Singh to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, RP Singh bowls it fuller outside off stump and gets it to jag back into Akmal's mid-riff, excellent ball, Akmal fends it towards the off side

4.3

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 run, Butt waits on the back foot and opens the face to run the ball towards third man

4.4

Singh to Kamran Akmal, 1 leg bye, RP Singh pitches just short of a length on leg stump, Akmal tries to flick but gets hit on the pad

4.5

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 wide, poor bowling, another wide, this time down leg side

4.5

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, good length delivery angles into the left hander, Butt stands in his crease and defends towards cover point

4.6

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, lovely ball, the length outside off stump has Butt in two minds - whether to play off the back foot or come forward - he ends up fending at it and gets beaten

Pakistan 33/1   RP Singh 3-0-20-1

6.1

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, played off the pads towards square leg where Harbhajan moves to his left and makes the save

6.2

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 run, RP Singh angles the ball into Butt who gets an inside edge on to the pad, Akmal calls Butt through for a single, Yuvraj sprints in but doesn't hit the stumps

6.3

Singh to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, played with an open face through backward point

6.4

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, excellent length outside the off stump, the ball bounces sharply on Butt who gets caught on the crease, he tries to play it late but got beaten

6.5

Singh to Salman Butt, no run, Butt moves towards leg to make room but RP Singh follows him, cramps Butt for room and beats him with the bounce

6.6

Singh to Salman Butt, 1 run, pushed off the pads towards midwicket for a single

Pakistan 42/1   RP Singh 4-0-23-1
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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