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)
3.6

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on the middle and leg, from short of length, tucked to backward square leg

India 28/2   Yuvraj Singh 1* (1b)
4.1

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short in length moving away from Yuvraj who runs it down to third man

4.3

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short in length, around the off and middle, Yuvraj leans forward to defend to the off side

4.4

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full and swinging down the leg side. Ramdin appeals for a catch. Yuvraj is bemused that it has not been given a wide. The replays seem to suggest that the ball didn't hit bat or pad

4.5

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, another single, down to third man.

India 30/3   Yuvraj Singh 3* (5b)
5.1

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, short in length, on the middle and leg, Yuvraj wrists it past square leg for couple of runs.

5.2

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, no run, beaten outside off stump. Full in length and moving away from Yuvraj who flirts

5.3

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, banged in short and at the body, Yuvraj hops to tuck it down to square leg

5.5

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, dug in short and Yuvraj miscues the pull shot but will pick up some runs as the ball rolls to deep midwicket region

5.6

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, backs away outside leg, Fidel goes for the stumps and Yuvraj crashes it past mid-off. It's all happening.

India 40/3   Yuvraj Singh 12* (10b 1x4)
6.4

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, no run, floated full outside off, nudged to the off side

6.5

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, tossed up full around the off stump, Yuvraj goes for the sweep, topedges it and would have had his heart in his mouth as the ball hung in the air for a long time but eventually, fell clear of Sarwan running across from deep backward square leg

6.6

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, leans forward to push it to the on side

India 44/3   Yuvraj Singh 15* (13b 1x4)
7.1

Pollard to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short and wide, forced off the backfoot but straight to sweeper cover

7.3

Pollard to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slower one, curving away from Yuvraj who dabs it to third man

India 47/3   Yuvraj Singh 17* (15b 1x4)
8.1

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, stays back to punch a skidding delivery to right of long-on. Dhoni wanted the second, Yuvraj says no

8.4

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long-off for a single

India 50/3   Yuvraj Singh 19* (17b 1x4)
9.1

Pollard to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, leans back to chop it down to third man

9.4

Pollard to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, short in length, outside off stump, mistimes the pull shot towards long-on and the mistime gives them time to come back for the second run

9.5

Pollard to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full in length, angling away, Yuvraj tries to dab it to third man and is beaten

9.6

Pollard to Yuvraj Singh, no run, And again. Ramdin collects and rushes to congratulate the bowler. This one cut away from Yuvraj who couldn't put bat to ball.

India 54/3   Yuvraj Singh 22* (21b 1x4)
10.3

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, floated full on the leg and middle, flicked away nicely but straight to deep backward square leg

10.5

Gayle to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, quicker, outside off, full, driven to long-off

India 60/3   Yuvraj Singh 24* (23b 1x4)
11.1

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, no run, goes back to punch it to midwicket

11.2

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, 3 runs, turns it from outside off stump, Yuvraj reverse sweeps it past short third man. Good fielding near the ropes to pull the back in. By Chanderpaul.

11.5

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slightly short and Yuvraj cuts to deep backward point

India 65/3   Yuvraj Singh 28* (26b 1x4)
12.3

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Stop the press! it's the first boundary in seven overs! Short and wide, Yuvraj rocked back to cut it hard and to deep backward point boundary

12.4

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, Dropped by Fletcher at deep square leg region. Yuvraj flicked the full delivery in the air and Fletcher ran towards his left, appeared to have reached in time but threw in a dive instead of a lunge and the ball spilled out of his palms. He recovers to fire in a throw at the striker's end to try get a run out. Yusuf Pathan dives to get in the crease but seems to have injured his shoulder in the process. He is in tremendous pain. The physio is out there to treat the right shoulder.

India 72/4   Yuvraj Singh 33* (28b 2x4)
13.3

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, pushed well outside off stump,

13.3

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, no run, again outside off, turns in slightly, Yuvraj misses the cut shot

13.4

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, no run, yorker length on the middle, dug out back to the bowler

13.5

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, no run, really full up to Yuvraj who drives it hard but straight to the bowler

13.6

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Top shot! His signature slog sweep. He went down on his knee to send the ball soaring into the midwicket stands.

India 81/4   Yuvraj Singh 39* (32b 2x4 1x6)
14.3

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, very skilful shot. It was drifting towards middle and leg, full, and Yuvraj used his wrists superbly to flick it in the air but well to the left of the deep square leg fielder.

14.4

Bravo to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, moves outside leg, Bravo hurls across a yorker, dug out towards long-off

India 87/4   Yuvraj Singh 44* (34b 3x4 1x6)
15.1

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slightly short in length, pulled away to deep midwicket

15.5

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, quicker one, but on the leg and middle, Yuvraj tries to paddle it away and gets a top edge to fine-leg region

15.6

Benn to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Shot! flighted full on the middle, Yuvraj cleared the front leg and scythed it to the cowcorner. Lovely swing of the bat. 50 up. What a fine innings this has been.

India 109/4   Yuvraj Singh 51* (37b 4x4 1x6)
16.2

Taylor to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, 137.8 kmph full delivery outside off stump, Yuvraj partly edges it, partly steers it through vacant slip region. The runs are coming in a flood now.

16.3

Taylor to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, The bouncer nearly does the trick again. Yuvraj top edges the pull but luckily, for him, it flies behind the keeper

16.4

Taylor to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fullish, outside off, Yuvraj tries to square drive but doesn't connect. Great buzz around the arena. The Indian fans are clearing thier throat. Singh is King, says one banner.

16.5

Taylor to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Fabulicious pull. He cleared the front leg and swat-pulled it superbly to the midwicket boundary.

16.6

Taylor to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Oh gorgeous pick-up flick to midwicket boundary. It's the shot that Dhoni used to play a lot, that twirl of the bottom-hand. Yuvraj added beauty to it now. Lovely bat swing and he whipped the full delivery to the boundary.

India 126/4   Yuvraj Singh 67* (42b 6x4 2x6)
17.4

Edwards to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, Fidel terminates a superb innings from Yuvraj. Again, it was the short-pitched ball that did the trick. Yuvraj top-edges the pull and this time it lobs straight to the on side and Fidel positions himself under it. A very fine entertaining knock comes to an end.

Yuvraj Singh c & b Edwards 67 (55m 43b 6x4 2x6) SR: 155.81

India 130/5   Yuvraj Singh 67 (43b 6x4 2x6)
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