ICC World Twenty20, 16th Match, Group F: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Sep 17, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F
Pakistan won by 33 runs
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
17 September 2007 - night match (20-over match)
5.6

Fernando to Shoaib Malik, no run, short of a length outside off stump, played towards point off the back foot

Pakistan 33/3   Shoaib Malik 0* (1b)
6.4

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, on leg stump once again, Malik flicks off his hips towards deep backward square leg where Wijekkon does the fielding once again

Pakistan 35/3   Shoaib Malik 1* (2b)
7.1

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, on a good length on off and middle stump, Malik drives towards wide mid-on for a single

7.5

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, short of a length outside off stump, Malik cuts it towards third man and they run two before Fernando can throw it back to Sangakkara

7.6

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, another slower ball on middle stump, Malik leans across and flicks uppishly towards the vacant midwicket region

Pakistan 49/3   Shoaib Malik 5* (5b)
8.1

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik backs away towards leg stump and lofts Jayasuriya over extra cover, Vaas does the fielding in the deep

8.3

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik gives Jayasuriya the charge and lofts him cleanly back over his head for four, superb placement

8.4

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, driven down to long-off for a single

8.6

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, SIX, Malik steps down the track, picks the ball up just as it pitches and lofts Jayasuriya high down to long-on, the ball just clears Fernando on the boundary rope

Pakistan 63/3   Shoaib Malik 17* (9b 1x4 1x6)
9.4

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik steps down the track to a full toss and drives through wide mid-on, Jayawardene sprints to his left from deep midwicket and makes a despairing dive in vain

9.5

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, driven off the front foot to long-off

Pakistan 69/3   Shoaib Malik 22* (11b 2x4 1x6)
10.1

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, Jayasuriya drops it short and allows Malik to go on to the back foot and pull to deep midwicket

10.2

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, driven off the front foot to long-on for the single

10.4

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, bowled quick and fast on middle stump, Malik digs it out towards the vacant mid-on and midwicket region

10.5

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik steps down the track, Jayasuriya sees him coming and bowls a slower one wide outside off stump, Malik waits for it and pulls it towards deep midwicket, the use of the bottom hand was pronounced in that shot

10.6

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, fired into the block hole on middle stump, pushed towards midwicket for two more

Pakistan 81/3   Shoaib Malik 33* (16b 3x4 1x6)
11.4

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full ball on middle stump, driven to long on for one more

11.6

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, another full toss and Malik pulls the ball to deep midwicket once again, the batsmen aren't able to get under Wijekoon's full tosses

Pakistan 89/3   Shoaib Malik 35* (18b 3x4 1x6)
12.1

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, bowled slowly through the air on a good length on leg and middle, Malik backs away towards leg and drives through midwicket

Pakistan 90/3   Shoaib Malik 36* (19b 3x4 1x6)
13.3

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, Malik backs away towards leg stump and drives a near yorker length ball to wide long-off

13.4

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, no run, a dot ball! Malik was cramped for room as he backed away towards leg and defended it back to Wijekoon

13.5

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, muscled though midwicket for a single

Pakistan 119/3   Shoaib Malik 39* (22b 3x4 1x6)
14.1

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, played away to midwicket for an easy single

14.3

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, short ball and Malik goes for it eyes shut, ball clips the top edge of the bat and flies over the wicket-keeper, that was a free hit!

14.4

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, yorker on the stumps and Malik gets it away on the off side for a single

Pakistan 134/3   Shoaib Malik 45* (25b 4x4 1x6)
15.2

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full and straight from Wijekoon, driven down the ground for one more

15.4

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, SIX, the slower ball is bowled on middle stump, Malik gets down on one knee and slog-sweeps it ferociously, that was a flat hit and it flew over the boundary at deep backward square leg

15.5

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, lofted down to wide long-on where Dilshan does superbly to pull it back in

15.6

Wijekoon to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, Malik gets under one and skies it high towards the vacant mid-on region, Dilshan runs in from the boundary at long-on and dives full length but can't reach the ball

Pakistan 147/4   Shoaib Malik 56* (29b 4x4 2x6)
16.2

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik backs away and throws his bat at a full ball outside off stump, he manages to connect and sends the ball over backward point down to third man

16.4

Malinga to Shoaib Malik, OUT, caught in the deep! Malik tries to smash the ball down the ground, he can't get under the ball and ends up lofting it high in the air towards long-off, Dilshan has to run in from the boundary and takes a well-judged catch on the move

Shoaib Malik c Dilshan b Malinga 57 (45m 31b 4x4 2x6) SR: 183.87

Pakistan 152/5   Shoaib Malik 57 (31b 4x4 2x6)
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