ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

8.1

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, starts off with a slower ball which Jayawardene tries to pull, he was early on the shot and top-edged it towards deep square leg where it falls safely in the outfield

8.2

Shahid Afridi to Silva, no run, Silva tries to drive but gets beaten outside off stump

8.3

Shahid Afridi to Silva, 1 run, pulled to deep midwicket for a single

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene moves towards the off and pulls past square leg

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Silva, 1 run, driven off the front foot through cover for a quick single

8.6

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene backs away exposing all three stumps, Afridi bowls a quicker ball which Jayawardene cuts from middle stump to short third man

Sri Lanka 84/3   Shahid Afridi 1-0-4-0

10.1

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, OUT, caught at deep square leg! Jayawardene moves towards the off side and slog sweeps Afridi, Jayawardene doesn't get the distance to clear the boundary and Hafeez takes the catch just inside the boudnary

DPMD Jayawardene c Mohammad Hafeez b Shahid Afridi 28 (38m 27b 2x4 1x6) SR: 103.70

10.2

Shahid Afridi to Silva, 1 run, driven to long-of for a single

10.3

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, no run, width offered outside off stump, Dilshan drives powerfully but straight to cover

10.4

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, no run, cut firmly off the back foot to Younis at point

10.5

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, 1 run, slower ball from Afridi on middle and leg, played off the pads towards square leg

10.6

Shahid Afridi to Silva, no run, tossed up teasingly on off stump, Silva dabs it towards Younis at point

Sri Lanka 90/4   Shahid Afridi 2-0-6-1

12.1

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, 1 run, bowled flat into the blockhole on middle stump, driven off the front foot towards cover

12.2

Shahid Afridi to Silva, FOUR, Silva waits for the slower ball and pulls in front of deep midwicket where Hafeez dives on the line, gets a hand to it and palms the ball over the ropes

12.3

Shahid Afridi to Silva, no run, beaten by a quicker delivery outside the off stump

12.4

Shahid Afridi to Silva, FOUR, Afridi fires in a quicker ball outside off stump, Silva changes his shot at the last moment and opens the face to run the ball to the third man boundary

12.5

Shahid Afridi to Silva, OUT, bowled by the yorker! Afridi fires the ball in on middle stump, Silva moves across his stumps and tries to play through the leg side, he gets yorked and the ball hits middle stump

LPC Silva b Shahid Afridi 38 (30m 27b 5x4 1x6) SR: 140.74

12.6

Shahid Afridi to Mubarak, 1 leg bye, Mubarak strides forward and gets hit on the pad, the ball runs past Akmal for a leg bye to short man

Sri Lanka 112/5   Shahid Afridi 3-0-15-2

14.1

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, no run, dropped a fraction short outside off stump, Dilshan backs away and cuts to point

14.2

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, 1 run, full ball on off stump, driven off the front foot to long-off

14.3

Shahid Afridi to Wijekoon, 1 wide, Afridi tosses one up outside leg stump, Wijekoon tries to play it past fine leg but misses

14.3

Shahid Afridi to Wijekoon, no run, flat-batted back to the bowler off the back foot

14.4

Shahid Afridi to Wijekoon, OUT, caught! Wijekoon tries to slog Afridi across the line towards the leg side, he gets a top edge that flies to Hafeez at point who takes an easy catch

G Wijekoon c Mohammad Hafeez b Shahid Afridi 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

14.5

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, no run, fired in quick outside the off stump, the batsman tries to cut but gets beaten

14.6

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, 1 run, driven to long off for a single to end Afridi's spell, 3 for 18 off four overs, simply outstanding

Sri Lanka 116/7   Shahid Afridi 4-0-18-3
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
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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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