ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 18th match, Group F

Australia v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

1.3

Sohail Tanvir to Hayden, OUT, caught at midwicket! Hayden tries to smash the ball through the leg side, Tanvir bowls a full delivery on middle stump, Hayden connects with the bottom of his bat and Younis Khan dives forward at midwicket to take the catch

ML Hayden c Younis Khan b Sohail Tanvir 1 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Australia 8/1   AC Gilchrist 7* (4b 1x4)   Sohail Tanvir 0.3-0-0-1

3.4

Sohail Tanvir to Gilchrist, OUT, caught at point! Gilchrist tries to hit a full ball from off stump down the ground, he gets an outside edge which lobs up towards Hafeez at point who takes a simple catch

AC Gilchrist c Mohammad Hafeez b Sohail Tanvir 24 (18m 12b 5x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

Australia 32/2   RT Ponting 2* (5b)   Sohail Tanvir 1.4-0-7-2

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Symonds, OUT, bowled him! Symonds backs away, moves his front foot out of the way and tries to slog sweep, Afridi bowls a quicker ball, beats Symonds completely, and hits middle stump

A Symonds b Shahid Afridi 29 (18m 18b 5x4 0x6) SR: 161.11

Australia 80/3   RT Ponting 19* (18b 3x4)   Shahid Afridi 1.5-0-13-1

11.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Ponting, OUT, bowled! Ponting gets down on one knee and tries to pull Hafeez through midwicket, he misses the ball completely and Hafeez hits off stump, huge wicket for Pakistan

RT Ponting b Mohammad Hafeez 27 (40m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 103.84

Australia 92/4   MEK Hussey 4* (6b)   Mohammad Hafeez 2.1-0-13-1

17.5

Sohail Tanvir to Hussey, OUT, caught! Hussey steps down the pitch and tries to loft the ball over the off side, Tanvir bowls a slower one and Hussey slices the ball in Nazir at deep cover

MEK Hussey c Imran Nazir b Sohail Tanvir 37 (37m 25b 3x4 1x6) SR: 148.00

Australia 155/5   BJ Hodge 30* (21b 3x4)   Sohail Tanvir 3.5-0-30-3

18.4

Umar Gul to Clarke, OUT, the direct hit runs out Clarke! Clarke backs away towards leg and drives firmly to Afridi at point and sets off for the single, Afridi picks up and throws down the stumps at the bowler's end with Clarke well short

MJ Clarke run out 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 159/6   BJ Hodge 34* (25b 3x4)   Umar Gul 3.4-0-28-0

19.3

Mohammad Asif to Hodge, OUT, caught at long-on! Hodge tries to loft over the straight boundary but doesn't get the necessary elevation, Younis Khan takes a well-judged catch on the boundary

BJ Hodge c Younis Khan b Mohammad Asif 36 (36m 29b 3x4 0x6) SR: 124.13

Australia 162/7   B Lee 1* (1b)   Mohammad Asif 3.3-0-32-1
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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Photos

Sep 18, 2007

Misbah-ul-Haq pulls a short one on his way to an unbeaten 66, Australia v Pakistan, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 18, 2007

Misbah-ul-Haq pulls a short one on his way to an unbeaten 66

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Sep 18, 2007

Ricky Ponting works a ball through the on side, Australia v Pakistan, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 18, 2007

Ricky Ponting works a ball through the on side

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