ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

15.1

Wijekoon to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, played off the pads through square leg for a single to get off the mark

15.3

Wijekoon to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, excellent length, not allowing the batsman to get under the ball, driven to deep midwicket for a single

Pakistan 137/4   Shahid Afridi 2* (2b)

16.1

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, 3 runs, full toss on middle stump, Afridi uses the pace of the ball and flicks it to deep midwicket where Tharanga runs to his left and pulls off a diving save

16.3

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, driven powerfully off the front foot towards deep cover

16.5

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, Afridi latches on to a length ball and smashes it over cover

16.6

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, slower ball but Malinga bowls it far too short, Afridi waits for it and pulls powerfully to the deep midwicket boundary

Pakistan 158/5   Shahid Afridi 12* (6b 1x4)

18.1

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, full toss on leg stump, Afridi swings his bat hard and muscles it towards deep backward square leg

18.3

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, Afridi jumps towards the off side and with an amazing exhibition of hand-eye coordination, chips the ball over short fine leg's head, that was delivered at some pace and Afridi timed the shot superbly

18.4

Malinga to Shahid Afridi, OUT, the yorker does the trick! Malinga gets one right in the blockhole on leg stump, Afridi backs away and tries to clobber the ball through the off stump, he misses and Malinga hits

Shahid Afridi b Malinga 17 (14m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 188.88

Pakistan 170/6   Shahid Afridi 17 (9b 2x4)
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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 17, 2007

Younis Khan was Man-of-the-Match for his 51 off 35 balls and two catches, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 17, 2007

Younis Khan was Man-of-the-Match for his 51 off 35 balls and two catches

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Sep 17, 2007

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit four sixes in his knock of 38, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 17, 2007

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit four sixes in his knock of 38

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