ICC World Twenty20, 1st Semi Final: New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town, Sep 22, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 1st semi final
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Played at Newlands, Cape Town (neutral venue)
22 September 2007 (20-over match)
10.1

Patel to Younis Khan, no run, on the spot first up, Younis presses forward in defence, stunning the pace right out of the ball

10.2

Patel to Younis Khan, 1 run, a smooth, easy Sunday-morning-kind-of drive out to straight long-on

10.3

Patel to Imran Nazir, 1 run, worked into the leg-side again, squarer

10.4

Patel to Younis Khan, no run, waits, and waits, as Patel squeezes the ball in from off, before it's eased gently into the off-side

10.5

Patel to Younis Khan, no run, down the track, attacking intent from Younis, but it's to remain intent only as he drives straight towards mid-on

10.6

Patel to Younis Khan, no run, again he comes down and again there's a dot as he drives straight back to Patel

Pakistan 79/1   JS Patel 1-0-2-0
12.1

Patel to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, reaches out for a reverse sweep which he hardly connects with as it whispers down to fine leg

12.2

Patel to Imran Nazir, OUT, had to go this time - tried to sweep a faster delivery, swooping very low in doing so, and was rapped straight in front of off

Imran Nazir lbw b Patel 59 (48m 41b 3x4 5x6) SR: 143.90

12.3

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, taken from outside off and worked to fine leg

12.4

Patel to Younis Khan, 1 run, driven out to deep cover

12.5

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, width outside off, turns in a touch, but it's still wide enough to be cut easily behind point to bring up Pakistan's hundred

12.6

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, outside off, slightly straighter, driven out to long-on

Pakistan 102/2   JS Patel 2-0-8-1
16.1

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, comes out and drives out to long-on for a comfortable single

16.2

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

16.3

Patel to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, down the pitch and tracked right over to the rope, bissecting midwicket and mid-on - my, that was forcefully struck

16.4

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, pitches on middle and follows the batsman as he hops back and pushes off the back foot to mid-on

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   JS Patel 3-0-16-1
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

18.4

Patel to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, dropped. Nathan McCullum made good ground to meet the ball deep near the midwicket boundary

18.5

Patel to Shoaib Malik, SIX, huge six over midwicket - massive pull that's caught somewhere in the crowd who have now, as is traditional, gone wild

Pakistan 147/4   JS Patel 3.5-0-31-1
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