ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - Final

India v Pakistan

India won by 5 runs

7.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, no run, tossed up wide, Gambhir flings the bat at but cant make contact

7.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, FOUR, but theres contact on that one, as Gambhir cuts another wide delivery between point for four

7.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, no run, short on off stump, he gets into shape to pull but hits it into his feet, very close to leg stumps

7.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, 1 run, tossed up on a good length, Gambhir leans forward and pushes into the covers for the single that raises India's 50

7.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, no run, flatter delivery outside off stump, driven off the backfoot to extra cover

7.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, no run, flatter and fuller, he looks to on-drive but mistimes the shot, Hafeez moves across and fields

India 50/2   Mohammad Hafeez 1-0-5-0

9.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up, almost a low full toss, which he drives straight to cover

9.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, holds back the length, Yuvraj plays across the line but mistimes it to square leg

9.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, FOUR, tossed up, wide, Gambhir uses the feet and drives this wonderfully through the gap at cover, he looks the better batsman against spin

9.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, 2 runs, short and wide, he gets over it and cuts well, both point and backward point get confused and dont know which will field and end up allowing two

9.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, no run, a bit of width again, he cuts but cant beat backward point this time

9.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, FOUR, good shot! Gambhir gets his front leg forward and creams a tossed up delivery on the up and gets it past a lacklustre mid-off, again the ball fairly races away

India 69/2   Mohammad Hafeez 2-0-16-0

12.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, 1 run, just short of a length and on the middle and leg, Gambhir comes down the pitch and drives awkwardly towards long-on

12.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, low full-toss on the stumps, Yuvraj tries to hit it really hard over the leg side but doesn't get hold of it

12.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir comes down the pitch, takes the ball on the full and drives inside out through cover. That is a clever shot from a batsman in form.

12.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Gambhir, 1 run, another little shimmy down the pitch, chipped over the infield down towards long-off

12.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fired in on the pads, Yuvraj can only drive back to the bowler

12.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, fullish and outside the off, driven inside out through cover

India 98/2   Mohammad Hafeez 3-0-25-0
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 24, 2007

The winning moment - Misbah-ul-Haq rues his luck as the Indians celebrate, India v Pakistan, ICC World Twenty20 final, Johannesburg, September 24, 2007

The winning moment - Misbah-ul-Haq rues his luck as the Indians celebrate

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Sep 24, 2007

Joy and sorrow: Indians celebrate while Misbah-ul-Haq is left to ponder what could have been, India v Pakistan, ICC World Twenty20 final, Johannesburg, September 24, 2007

Indians celebrate while Misbah-ul-Haq is left to ponder what could have been

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