ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 1st semi final

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

14.4

Bond to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slower delivery down the off channel, waited and left

14.5

Bond to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slowish yorker, digs out a single on the off-side

Pakistan 112/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 1* (2b)

15.1

Styris to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, up there, straight, driven out easily to mid-on

15.3

Styris to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, driven out to the covers

15.4

Styris to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, reaches out to push the ball to cover where Vettori is clean, and not to mention tidy, in picking up

15.5

Styris to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, waits and presses an easy single into the midwicket

Pakistan 118/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 3* (6b)

16.2

Patel to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked out to midwicket

16.5

Patel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pops up, but harmlessly

16.6

Patel to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, outside off, turning into the right hander who pushes to mid-on for a strike-stealer

Pakistan 127/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 5* (9b)

17.1

Vettori to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a throaty, gurgly roar - but outside the line

17.2

Vettori to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, comes down the track, pushing a single out to long-on

17.3

Vettori to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, comes down and defends forward

17.4

Vettori to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, outside off and driven to the covers

17.6

Vettori to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked into the leg-side

Pakistan 132/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 9* (14b)

18.1

Patel to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, driven out to a straight mid-on

18.2

Patel to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, ...and is instantly punctured with a straight six over mid-off

18.3

Patel to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, swept easily behind square for a single

Pakistan 139/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 16* (17b 1x6)
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 22, 2007

Pakistan celebrate a job well done, 1st Semi-final, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town

Pakistan celebrate a job well done

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Sep 22, 2007

Cartwheeling to success: Pakistan celebrate making the final, 1st Semi-final, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town

Cartwheeling to success: Pakistan celebrate making the final

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