ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - Final

India v Pakistan

India won by 5 runs

1.1

Sohail Tanvir to YK Pathan, 1 run, full delivery on off stump, dug out to cover by Pathan

1.2

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, 1 wide, very wide down leg stump, Gambhir watches it go to Akmal

1.2

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, FOUR, full down leg again and this time Gambhir flicks it well for four

1.3

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, no run, another ball down leg stump, Gambhir makes contact but cant beat Akmal

1.4

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, 1 run, back of a length outside off stump, comes in sharply but Gambhir tucks it fine for a single to bring Pathan back on strike

1.5

Sohail Tanvir to YK Pathan, no run, great length, pitching and angling across Pathan at a good height, beating him as he pokes at it off the front foot

1.6

Sohail Tanvir to YK Pathan, no run, good length again, no width on offer, and Pathan pushes to point

India 20/0   Sohail Tanvir 1-0-7-0

3.1

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, 1 run, full down leg stump, flicked down to Asif on the boundary

3.2

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 1 run, full delivery, steered down to Asif at third man for one to get off the mark

3.3

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, 1 run, full delivery, speared into leg stump, Gambhir manages to flick it into midwicket for another single, brushing into Tanvir as he runs

3.4

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 1 run, good length delivery outside off stump, defended to cover for a sharp single

3.5

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, 1 run, back of a length on middle and leg, Gambhir tucks it to midwicket and Uthappa's eager on the single, they get it very easily too

3.6

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 1 wide, short of a length, going away, Uthappa chases it and gets beaten by the bounce, wide signalled by the umpire

3.6

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, 1 run, good length outside off stump, Uthappa gets onto the front foot and just pushes it very so softly in front of cover and calls for the sharp single

India 33/1   Sohail Tanvir 2-0-14-0

5.1

Sohail Tanvir to Gambhir, 1 run, good slower ball, full on off stump, pushed uneasily into the covers

5.2

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, no run, back of a length outside off stump, steered to Hafeez at backward point

5.3

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, no run, good length, pushed into the covers, quick work there cuts off the single

5.4

Sohail Tanvir to Uthappa, OUT, another one goes! Uthappa tries to hit this one over the infield but totally mistimes it, lobbing it up into the air and Afridi doesnt have to move an inch at extra cover to hold the simplest of catches

RV Uthappa c Shahid Afridi b Sohail Tanvir 8 (13m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

5.5

Sohail Tanvir to Yuvraj Singh, no run, low full toss first-up, surprises him, he tucks it Younis at midwicket

5.6

Sohail Tanvir to Yuvraj Singh, no run, back of a length, width, but Yuvraj crunches it to point

India 40/2   Sohail Tanvir 3-0-15-1

19.1

Sohail Tanvir to Sharma, 2 runs, low full-toss on the stumps, driven inside out over the fielder at cover, couple of runs more to the total but no boundary

19.2

Sohail Tanvir to Sharma, SIX, slower ball, on the stumps, Rohit waits on the ball and hits it to midwicket. Hafeez is there and should take it ... No! He gets hands to it but ends up palming the ball over the ropes

19.3

Sohail Tanvir to Sharma, 1 run, fullish and on the stumps, dug out to the leg side

19.4

Sohail Tanvir to IK Pathan, 1 run, full and on the off, big swing, off a thick inside edge down towards square-leg

19.5

Sohail Tanvir to Sharma, 2 runs, fullish and outside the off, Rohit walks across and tries to lap the ball of the man at short fine-leg. Off a leading edge towards third-man

19.6

Sohail Tanvir to Sharma, 2 runs, full-toss on the pads, Rohit comes down the pitch and slaps that back down the ground. A couple of bounces and to long-on as India end on 157

India 157/5   Sohail Tanvir 4-0-29-1
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 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

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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