ICC World Twenty20, 2nd Semi Final: Australia v India at Durban, Sep 22, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final
India won by 15 runs
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
22 September 2007 - night match (20-over match)
8.1

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, no run, and he's welcomed by a short delivery outside off stump, beaten

8.2

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, hello and goodbye! Yuvraj swivels and slams a short delivery rows back over deep square leg, what a way to get off the mark

8.3

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slower ball, outside off, he mistimes his drive but gets one into the covers

India 48/2   Yuvraj Singh 7* (3b 1x6)
9.1

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fullish length, driven back to Lee's left, bowler collects and almost throws it back to Yuvraj, who hustles back into his crease

9.2

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, top shot, Yuvraj driving a full delivery smack back down the ground, Johnson dives across from mid-on and saves it on the ropes, Hussey does the back-up work and thats good fielding

9.3

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, good length, driven tall to Symonds in the covers, who fields and has a shy at the stumps, hitting and giving away a single courtesy the ricochet

9.6

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, wow! Lee pitches full on middle and leg and Yuvraj nonchalantly flicks that way over deep backward square for half a dozen! Nothing more than a dismissive pick-up shot!

India 60/2   Yuvraj Singh 16* (7b 2x6)
10.2

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, full and on the pads, Yuvraj picks that one up off his toes and whips it over midwicket. One bounce and over the ropes. Quality hitting here from Yuvraj

10.3

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short of a good length and outside the off, cut away in front of point

10.6

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Clout! another one dropped just a touch and Yuvraj pulls viciously. The ball disappears over the ropes and over the stands. That is a mighty blow from Yuvraj who appears in incredible touch. That ball landed on the roof.

India 79/2   Yuvraj Singh 27* (10b 1x4 3x6)
11.2

Bracken to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, very full and on the pads, Bracken aiming for the yorker, punched down towards long-on

11.4

Bracken to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, full and on the off, Yuvraj backs away to the leg side and carves that inside out and through cover. One bounce and over the ropes. This one went off the meant of the bat

11.5

Bracken to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, very full and on the off, dug out towards short third-man

India 87/2   Yuvraj Singh 33* (13b 2x4 3x6)
12.4

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, very full and on the off, Symonds bowling offbreaks now, clipped down towards backward square-leg

12.6

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fullish and on the off, driven down to long-off for a single to end a solid comeback over from Symonds

India 92/2   Yuvraj Singh 35* (15b 2x4 3x6)
13.1

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Shot! low full-toss outside the off, Yuvraj carves this one inside out over cover. Haddin jumps up on the ropes but can't quite reach it and the ball sails over

13.2

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, short of a length and down the leg side, flick played and missed

13.2

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, full and on the pads, Clark following Yuvraj as he backs away to leg, clipped into the on side, good running gets the batsman two

13.3

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, short of a good length and on the stumps, clouted over the infield, Hayden runs in at deep midwicket and dives but just can't hold onto the catch

13.4

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, full and on the pads, flicked down towards fine-leg, the man at square-leg has to run around and field

13.5

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Whack! short of a length and outside the off, this one just sits up and Yuvraj waits on the ball and pulls magnificently for six. That's 50 off only 21 balls for Yuvraj

13.6

Clark to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, full-toss outside the off stump, Yuvraj waits on this one and just slaps it for four in front of point. This is some hitting from Yuvraj. Unstoppable at the moment

India 113/2   Yuvraj Singh 55* (21b 4x4 4x6)
14.5

Johnson to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and on the pads, Yuvraj flicks uppishly towards deep backward square-leg. Haddin does well to field that one

India 127/3   Yuvraj Singh 56* (22b 4x4 4x6)
15.1

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full and on the leg stump. Yuvraj gives himself some room and drives down to long-on

15.5

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, again Yuvraj gives himself room, again Symonds sends a full-toss in outside off. Yuvraj carves the ball over the fielder at cover

15.6

Symonds to Yuvraj Singh, no run, yorker on the off stump, tough to hit that, dug out back to the bowler

India 141/3   Yuvraj Singh 61* (25b 5x4 4x6)
16.3

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full, fast and quite straight. Lee powering in the yorker, it's just outside the off stump, Yuvraj plays and misses

16.4

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, another yorker, again pacy, Yuvraj jams the ball out down towards short third-man

16.6

Lee to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, slower ball, Yuvraj sees it a bit late and checks his shot, chipped back over the bowler down towards long-on

India 148/3   Yuvraj Singh 64* (28b 5x4 4x6)
17.2

Clarke to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Take that! Clarke comes round the stumps to Yuvraj who plants one foot down the ground and hits that ball oh-so-sweetly over midwicket. That is a terrific hit that goes all the way

17.3

Clarke to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, Yuvraj tries to repeat the stroke and this time does not quite get hold of the ball. The ball sails high and towards midwicket but does not have enough on it to clear Michael Hussey. End of a terrific innings from Yuvraj and Gilchrist's gamble with bowling Clarke has paid off

Yuvraj Singh c Hussey b Clarke 70 (38m 30b 5x4 5x6) SR: 233.33

India 155/4   Yuvraj Singh 70 (30b 5x4 5x6)
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