ICC World Twenty20, 16th Match, Group E: India v West Indies at Lord's, Jun 12, 2009
ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group E
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Played at Lord's, London (neutral venue)
12 June 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Bravo to Dhoni, no run, short in length, coming in towards middle stump, Dhoni leans forward to push it to the on side of the pitch

India 30/3   MS Dhoni 0* (1b)

Edwards to Dhoni, 1 run, moving towards the pads, clipped to deep backward square leg for a single

India 34/3   MS Dhoni 1* (2b)

Gayle to Dhoni, no run, flighted around off and middle, Dhoni doesn't take the bait; pushes it down the track


Gayle to Dhoni, no run, tries to pinch a single with a tap to the on side but midwicket fielder rushes in quickly


Gayle to Dhoni, 1 run, And so, he uses the wrists more this time and turns the ball past square leg

India 41/3   MS Dhoni 2* (5b)

Pollard to Dhoni, 1 run, punched to extra cover for a single


Pollard to Dhoni, no run, another slower one, Dhoni walks into the shot, is made to wait and he jabs it to cover


Pollard to Dhoni, no run, mediumpace on the off stump line, punched to cover.


Pollard to Dhoni, no run, around 121 kmph length delivery, again Dhoni is early into his punchy drive and the ball rolls to the off side

India 47/3   MS Dhoni 3* (9b)

Gayle to Dhoni, no run, Again, confusion between the two batsmen. Dhoni pushed it towards cover and set off and had to rush to get back in


Gayle to Dhoni, 1 run, worked past square leg for a single


Gayle to Dhoni, no run, on the off and middle line, pushed gently back to Gayle


Gayle to Dhoni, no run, again Dhoni sets for a non-existent run. It was pushed towards midwicket and Yuvraj sent him back quickly

India 50/3   MS Dhoni 4* (13b)

Pollard to Dhoni, no run, length delivery outside off, Dhoni tries to punch on the up but is beaten and Ramdin, standing up to the stumps, collects.


Pollard to Dhoni, 1 run, short in length, cut away to deep cover

India 52/3   MS Dhoni 5* (15b)

Gayle to Dhoni, 2 runs, walks into his shot which was a swat past square leg and he turns back for the second run


Gayle to Dhoni, 1 run, fires in a yorker length delivery, dug out but gets enough meat to get it past the bowler and it rolls towards long-off


Gayle to Dhoni, 1 run, charges down the track, Gayle slows up the pace and shortens the length, Dhoni lunges out to drive to long-off


Gayle to Dhoni, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side of the pitch. Another tight over from West Indies. The strangle is on.

India 60/3   MS Dhoni 9* (19b)

Benn to Dhoni, no run, top spinner just outside off, Dhoni backs away to cut but the ball skids and bounces over the flashing blade and Ramdin gathers


Benn to Dhoni, 1 run, stretches forward to drive to long-off


Benn to Dhoni, 1 run, straighter one, skidding in off the length, Dhoni lunges to push it to cover point.

India 66/3   MS Dhoni 11* (22b)

Bravo to Dhoni, OUT, And Dhoni falls after a painful little knock. It was banged in short and outsdie off and Dhoni, actually played his best shot of the day. A shot full of intent. He rocked back to cut it hard and flat but couldn't clear the man stationed near the ropes at deep backward point. The captain is gone and Windies celebrate.

MS Dhoni c Fletcher b Bravo 11 (24m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 47.82

India 66/4   MS Dhoni 11 (23b)





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