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)

Fernando to Salman Butt, no run, Fernando starts off with a full toss on middle and off stump, that was nearly 132 kmh, Butt drives off the front foot to mid-off


Fernando to Salman Butt, 1 no ball, Fernando over-steps for the first extra of the match, Butt plays it off his pads towards midwicket, free hit coming up


Fernando to Salman Butt, 2 runs, Butt backs away and scoops a slower ball from outside off stump high over the head of Wijekoon


Fernando to Salman Butt, no run, pitches wide outside off stump and angles further away from Butt who lets the ball go, that was rather wide but the umpire lets it go


Fernando to Salman Butt, 1 leg bye, bowled full and quick on leg stump, Butt tries to whip the ball behind square but doesn't make contact and gets hit on the pad for a leg bye towards square leg


Fernando to Imran Nazir, SIX, what a shot! Nazir moves across to a short of a length ball on middle and leg stump, he gets inside the line and uses Fernando's pace to help the ball over the fine-leg boundary, he timed that superbly


Fernando to Imran Nazir, no run, fuller length outside off stump, Nazir strides forward and plays a powerful cover-drive but finds the fielder

Pakistan 17/0   CRD Fernando 1-0-9-0

Fernando to Salman Butt, no run, Fernando fires in the yorker on middle and leg stump, Butt flicks it off his toes to square leg


Fernando to Salman Butt, OUT, bowled him! Butt loses patience and charges Fernando, trying to smash him down the ground, Fernando bowls it on a good length, beats Butt for pace and uproots off stump

Salman Butt b Fernando 12 (15m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 70.58


Fernando to Younis Khan, no run, short of a length delivery bounces on Younis who jumps on to the back foot and defends towards the leg side, Hafeez wants the single but Fernando runs quickly towards the ball to prevent it


Fernando to Younis Khan, no run, full and fast on off and middle stump, Younis waits on the back foot and drives the ball towards cover


Fernando to Younis Khan, 1 run, Fernando strays on to leg stump and allows Younis to get off the mark with a flick off the hips past short fine leg


Fernando to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, Fernando bowls a slower ball on off stump, Hafeez leans forward and drives towards wide mid-off for a single, only two runs and a wicket off the over

Pakistan 24/2   CRD Fernando 2-0-11-1

Fernando to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, Fernando bangs in it short outside the off stump, it was slightly slower and Hafeez was early on the pull, he doesn't make contact


Fernando to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, another short and slower ball outside off stump, Hafeez gets completely beaten on the pull once again


Fernando to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, cheeky cheeky, Hafeez tries to chip a delivery over short fine leg, Fernando hits him on the visor with one that reared up from a good length


Fernando to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, driven firmly off the front foot towards mid-on


Fernando to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, he's bowled him! Fernando fires in a fast yorker, Hafeez tries to play it on the leg side, falls over a touch, and hears the ball crash into the stumps, awesome over from Fernando, he's tied Hafeez down and sent him packing

Mohammad Hafeez b Fernando 10 (12m 11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 90.90


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

Pakistan 33/3   CRD Fernando 3-1-11-2

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, no run, starts off with an excellent slower ball which has Akmal foxed, Akmal chips it in the air towards silly mid-off


Fernando to Kamran Akmal, no run, awesome bowling, full and in the blockhole, Akmal can do little with that but defend back to Fernando


Fernando to Kamran Akmal, no run, another brilliant yorker, Akmal manages to drive it back to Fernando who bends down during his follow through and fields


Fernando to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, Akmal moves his front foot out of the way and lofts the ball towards long-off, he didn't time that well at all


Fernando to Kamran Akmal, no run, superb stuff from Fernando, he sees Akmal moving towards the off side and bowls it one a good length outside off, Akmal tries to pull but gets beaten


Fernando to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, Akmal makes room and slashes hard, the ball hits the outside edge and flies down to the third man boundary, Fernando finishes an excellent spell

Pakistan 164/5   CRD Fernando 4-1-17-2





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