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180dThe Bulletin by S Rajesh

Gul restricts West Indies to 206

Brian Lara's decision to bat backfired quite badly as West Indies were bundled out for 206 on the opening day at Lahore

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

Mohammad Yousuf
192(330) 24x4 - 1x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 58 runs
  • 8x4 - 1x6
29 12 23 22 49 21 15 21
BC Lara
122(215) 19x4 - 0x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 43 runs
  • 9x4 - 0x6
17 4 11 11 18 7 24 29

Best performances - Bowlers

Umar Gul
O15.1
M2
R65
W5
Eco4.28
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Umar Gul
O29
M6
R99
W4
Eco3.41
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Scorecard Summary

WEST INDIES 206(56.1 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

PAKISTAN 485(146 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

WEST INDIES 291(94 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

PAKISTAN 13/1(5.1 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

Pakistan win the first Test by 9 wickets. The West Indian players shake hands with the batsmen and the umpires as they head to the pavilion. The Pakistan players come out from the dressing room and shake hands with the West Indian team.

The tale of the Test: West Indies winning the toss and batting first were dismissed for 206 runs, Lara top scored with 61 runs. Umar Gul picked up 5 wickets for Pakistan, he was well supported by Shahid Nazir and Danish Kaneria. In reply, Pakistan scored 485 runs, a lead of 279 runs, Hafeez at the top played well and then Yousuf scoring 192 was well supported by Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal. For West Indies Taylor picked up 4 wickets, Dave Mohammad too bowled well for his 3 wickets.

West Indies in the second innings fought hard, Lara played well once again for his 122, he and Chanderpaul were involved in a partnership of 137 runs for the fifth wicket. Chanderpaul scored 81. It was not enough for West Indies. Again Umar Gul bowled well for his 4 wickets, he picked up 9 wickets for the match. Pakistan just needed 13 runs to win. They won by 9 wickets.

Man of the match: Umar Gul gets the man of the match for his 9 wickets in the match.

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5.1
1
Edwards to Imran Farhat, 1 run, pushes to cover and takes off for a single, Bravo picks up the ball and has a shy a the stumps, misses it. Pakistan win by 9 wickets

END OF OVER:
5 | (maiden) | PAK: 12/1

  • Younis Khan0 (7b)
  • Imran Farhat7 (13b)
  • Corey Collymore3-2-2-1
  • Fidel Edwards2-1-6-0
4.6
0
Collymore to Younis Khan, no run, back of a length delivery angled in, pushed to mid off
4.5
0
Collymore to Younis Khan, no run, again looking for the run, pushes to mid on
4.4
0
Collymore to Younis Khan, no run, short of a length delivery on off and middle, pushed to mid on
4.3
0
Collymore to Younis Khan, no run, short of a length delivery on the leg stump, worked to square leg
4.2
0
Collymore to Younis Khan, no run, short of a length delivery outside the off stump, moves away after pitching, beats the outside edge
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