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)

Taylor to Gambhir, FOUR, But he strays to the pad this time and Gambhir whips it off his hips to fine-leg boundary. The short fine-leg is in.

India 4/0   G Gambhir 4* (2b 1x4)   JE Taylor 0.2-0-4-0

Edwards to RG Sharma, FOUR, Fidel serves a short-pitched delivery to his IPL team-mate and Rohit responds with a pull through midwicket. It was quite pacy delivery, 149.4 kmph, and Rohit did well to play the horizontal shot

India 12/0   RG Sharma 5* (2b 1x4)   FH Edwards 0.1-0-4-0

Taylor to Gambhir, FOUR, short and wide this time, not a great delivery that, and Gambhir slaps it over point. Indians on the counterattack here.

India 24/1   G Gambhir 12* (10b 2x4)   JE Taylor 1.4-0-17-0

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)   FH Edwards 3-0-19-2

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

India 71/4   Yuvraj Singh 32* (27b 2x4)   DJ Bravo 1.3-0-7-2

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.

India 86/4   Yuvraj Singh 43* (33b 3x4 1x6)   DJ Bravo 2.3-0-14-2

Bravo to YK Pathan, FOUR, Yusuf adapts much better to the bouncer this time. Perhaps, he was expecting it. It was slanting away from him, he stayed adjacent to the line, opened his bat-face and guided it through the vacant slip region

India 91/4   YK Pathan 8* (8b 1x4)   DJ Bravo 2.5-0-19-2

Benn to YK Pathan, FOUR, floated full and Yusuf drills it hard and well to the left of the long-on fielder. four more. The crowd roar.

India 102/4   YK Pathan 18* (11b 2x4 1x6)   SJ Benn 2.3-0-19-0

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)   SJ Benn 3-0-26-0

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.

India 114/4   Yuvraj Singh 55* (38b 5x4 1x6)   JE Taylor 2.2-0-23-0

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

India 120/4   Yuvraj Singh 61* (41b 6x4 1x6)   JE Taylor 2.5-0-29-0

Taylor to YK Pathan, FOUR, from round the stumps, the slower bouncer but Yusuf has killed that one. He picked it early, waited and thrashed it to the wide midwicket boundary.

India 135/5   YK Pathan 28* (18b 3x4 1x6)   JE Taylor 3.1-0-39-0

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, Third man was in the circle and Bravo pushes it wide outside off from round the stumps. Harbhajan lunged out to slice it away past short third man

India 145/7   Harbhajan Singh 5* (2b 1x4)   DJ Bravo 3.4-0-30-4

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, back over the stumps now, fullish delivery outside off stump and Harbhajan unfurls a very fine square drive. he hung on the back foot, opened the bat-face and wristed it past point

India 149/7   Harbhajan Singh 9* (3b 2x4)   DJ Bravo 3.5-0-34-4

Bravo to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, Three in a row. Harbhajan finishes the innings in style. He read the slower one early, went down on his knee and crashed it to the cowcorner.

India 153/7   Harbhajan Singh 13* (4b 3x4)   DJ Bravo 4-0-38-4





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