ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

India v Pakistan

Match tied (India won the bowl-out)

8.1

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, no run, what a start, the ball pitches on middle and off and seams across Dhoni who is comprehensively beaten on the drive

8.2

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, no run, wide outside off stump this time, Dhoni slashes at it but can't make contact

8.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, no run, Tanvir is angling it across the right-hander, Dhoni tries to cut but gets beaten once again

8.4

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, no run, this time Dhoni decides to let it go as the ball pitches on off stump and seams across him

8.5

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni gets completely squared up by one that pitches on leg and seams across him, the ball hits the outside edge and flies through backward point

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   Sohail Tanvir 1-0-3-0

10.1

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 wide, Tanvir pitches the ball outside leg stump and strays further down, it's called wide

10.1

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 run, pitches on leg and middle stump, Dhoni drops it on the off side with soft hands and calls for a quick single

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

10.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 run, good length delivery on off stump, played off the back foot towards cover point

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

10.6

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 run, full delivery on middle and off, Dhoni comes forward and pushes towards mid-off for a single

India 70/4   Sohail Tanvir 2-0-9-0

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

12.2

Sohail Tanvir to Pathan, 1 run, he inside edges one down to fine leg to get off the mark

12.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni lunges forward and defends towards the off side

12.4

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni moves forward to a good length delivery and runs it down towards Asif at third man with an open face

12.5

Sohail Tanvir to Pathan, no run, he pitches the bouncer outside off stump, Pathan lets it go

12.6

Sohail Tanvir to Pathan, no run, Pathan tries to drive through the off side but the angle into the left-hander forces an inside edge on to the pad

India 84/5   Sohail Tanvir 3-0-11-1

14.1

Sohail Tanvir to Pathan, no run, pitches on a good length outside off stump, Pathan is late on the drive and gets beaten

14.2

Sohail Tanvir to Pathan, 1 run, Pathan times the off-drive splendidly but Malik runs to his right and dives to make the save, that would have been four had the ball got past him

14.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, no run, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

14.4

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Dhoni waits on the back foot, frees his arms and cuts it fiercely over point for four

14.5

Sohail Tanvir to Dhoni, 1 run, played off the pads through square leg for a single

14.6

Sohail Tanvir to Pathan, 1 run, full toss on off and middle stump, Pathan paddles it in the air through square leg

India 97/5   Sohail Tanvir 4-0-18-1
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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