ICC World Twenty20, Final: India v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
24 September 2007 (20-over match)

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

India 19/0   G Gambhir 6* (4b 1x4)   Sohail Tanvir 0.2-0-6-0

Mohammad Asif to YK Pathan, FOUR, loose ball, very wide and Pathan cracks it through point for four

India 25/0   YK Pathan 15* (7b 1x4 1x6)   Mohammad Asif 1.3-0-18-0

Mohammad Asif to Uthappa, FOUR, safe hit, Uthappa seeing the length of a fuller delivery and driving it hard and over mid-off's head, just playing through the line and picking his spot

India 37/1   RV Uthappa 7* (5b 1x4)   Mohammad Asif 2.2-0-23-1

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

India 49/2   G Gambhir 22* (22b 2x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 0.2-0-4-0

Shahid Afridi to Gambhir, FOUR, fizzed up on middle and leg, Gambhir uses the feet and flicks, and his timing's perfect as the ball speeds across the fast outfield

India 56/2   G Gambhir 28* (26b 3x4)   Shahid Afridi 1.3-0-11-0

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

India 63/2   G Gambhir 33* (28b 4x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 1.3-0-10-0

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   G Gambhir 39* (31b 5x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 2-0-16-0

Shahid Afridi to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, tossed up and Yuvraj clubs it over mid-off, good shot

India 75/2   Yuvraj Singh 9* (13b 1x4)   Shahid Afridi 2.4-0-18-0

Umar Gul to Gambhir, FOUR, short of a length and outside the off, a bit too much width on offer and Gambhir lays into it, slashing the ball over point and finding the gap.

India 88/2   G Gambhir 49* (37b 6x4 1x6)   Umar Gul 0.5-0-6-0

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.

India 95/2   G Gambhir 55* (40b 7x4 1x6)   Mohammad Hafeez 2.3-0-22-0

Umar Gul to Gambhir, FOUR, very full and a touch too straight, Gambhir frees his front leg and powers this one through midwicket. Top shot. Gambhir really picking his spots here.

India 102/2   G Gambhir 60* (42b 8x4 1x6)   Umar Gul 1.1-0-11-0

Yasir Arafat to Sharma, FOUR, full-toss, it's quite high though, slogged away through midwicket. Welcome boundary for India

India 134/5   RG Sharma 10* (8b 1x4)   Yasir Arafat 1.1-0-10-0

Yasir Arafat to Sharma, FOUR, another full-toss, his one homing in on Rohit. He moves to leg, opens the face of the bat and chops the ball down past short third-man. Quality shot this.

India 138/5   RG Sharma 14* (9b 2x4)   Yasir Arafat 1.2-0-14-0





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