ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

2.6

Vaas to Imran Nazir, OUT, Vaas foxes Nazir with the slower ball, Nazir comes forward too early and has nearly finished the drive before the ball reaches him, he tries to stop his stop but only manages to lob the easiest of catch to Mubarak at cover

Imran Nazir c Mubarak b Vaas 7 (13m 4b 0x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

Pakistan 22/1   Salman Butt 12* (15b 1x4)   WPUJC Vaas 2-0-11-1

3.2

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

Pakistan 22/2   Mohammad Hafeez 0* (0b)   CRD Fernando 1.2-0-9-1

5.5

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

Pakistan 33/3   Younis Khan 1* (4b)   CRD Fernando 2.5-0-11-2

14.6

Malinga to Younis Khan, OUT, caught at long-off! Younis tries to loft the ball straight down the ground, he gets a thickish outside edge that flies straight to Dilshan who takes a well-judged catch under pressure

Younis Khan c Dilshan b Malinga 51 (50m 35b 2x4 3x6) SR: 145.71

Pakistan 134/4   Shoaib Malik 45* (25b 4x4 1x6)   SL Malinga 2-0-25-1

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   Shahid Afridi 6* (4b)   SL Malinga 2.4-0-30-2

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   Kamran Akmal 7* (7b 1x4)   SL Malinga 3.4-0-42-3
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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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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