Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    9.3 good length ball just outside off stump, nipping in, Hafeez moves forward and looks to drive on the up, pushes in front and a big gap between bat and pad, ball knocks over the off stump 26/1
    31.2 good length delivery outside off stump, nipping away off the wicket and a bit of extra bounce, Farhat comes forward and goes after it hard, ball takes the edge and a sharp catch by Ramdin 112/3
    24.1 short of length ball, Farhat pushes off the back-foot to short mid-wicket and calls for a single, Powell gets across on his follow-through, picks the ball on his left-hand and scores a direct hit at the strikers end, Younis nowhere in the picture 72/2
    76.3 short ball around the off stump, cutting in off the wicket and ball keeping low, Yousuf picks the length and goes for the pull, completely misses by the low bounce and ball strikes the pads, caught in front of the stumps 239/6
    55.2 tossed up on the off stump, Inzamam charges down the track and tries to loft over mid-off fielder, ends up hitting flat and straight to Chanderpaul at mid-off 178/4
    66.2 good length ball reversing in, Malik too late to the stroke and no footwork at all, looks to defend and misses it completely, ball strikes the pads and caught plumb in front 222/5
    82.3 good length ball outside off stump and nipping in a bit, no footwork from Razzaq and pushes at it, too late to the stroke and ball takes the outside edge, good low catch by Ramdin 248/7
    93.1 fraction short on the stumps, swinging away a bit, Akmal looks to defend by just hanging his bat, not much of footwork from the batsman, squared up by the swing, beaten and the ball knocks the middle stump 272/9
    89.1 short ball around the off stump, nipping in off the wicket, Nazir stands at the crease and looks to defend, big gap between bat and pad, ball passes in, brushes the pads and uproots the middle stump 265/8
    100.5 short ball outside off stump, nipping in off the wicket, Gul looks to play on the back-foot, the movement beats him and into the gap between bat and pad, uproots the middle stump 304/10
    not out
    10 (b 1, lb 7, nb 2)
    304 all out (100.5 Overs, RR: 3.01)
    Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Mohammad Hafeez, 9.3 ov), 2-72 (Younis Khan, 24.1 ov), 3-112 (Imran Farhat, 31.2 ov), 4-178 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 55.2 ov), 5-222 (Shoaib Malik, 66.2 ov), 6-239 (Mohammad Yousuf, 76.3 ov), 7-248 (Abdul Razzaq, 82.3 ov), 8-265 (Shahid Nazir, 89.1 ov), 9-272 (Kamran Akmal, 93.1 ov), 10-304 (Umar Gul, 100.5 ov)
    JE Taylor2237613.4500
    CD Collymore2165732.7101
    CH Gayle1632701.6800
    DBL Powell23.558323.4801
    DJ Bravo1463322.3500
    D Ganga402015.0000
    15.2 Gul Strikes, a loose shot from Gayle, it was short, looking to go over the top of fielder at mid on but mistimes the ball straight to Razzaq at mid on, who takes the catch on second attempt as he fumbles it the first time. 51/1
    77.2 Razzaq has struck a big blow, it was wide outside the off stump and moving away, Ganga on the front foot feels for it, gets the edge to Akmal, who takes a comfortable catch. 204/7
    15.4 what a delivery to get Lara, it was a perfect ball on the middle stump, moves away slightly, plays with an open face, beats the bat and uproots the off stump. There was not much feet movement. 51/2
    17.5 lovely delivery, a perfect swinging yorker on the middle and leg, Sarwan fails to get his bat down in time, uproots the leg stump. Gul hiding the ball as he delivered that, a reverse swing delivery to get Sarwan. 51/3
    32.5 fraction short around the off stump, spinning in, Chanderpaul goes back and tries to flick through mid-wicket, ends up flicking in the air, Farhat at short-leg stays down and just goes for it, ball hits him on his arms and stucks 114/4
    50.6 tossed up around the leg stump, straighter one, Morton moves forward and flicks in the air, ball hits Farhat on his chest and bounces, Farhat takes the catch on the 2nd attempt 153/5
    68.5 googly outside off stump, fraction short in length, Bravo rocks back and tries to cut, gets the bottom edge and a good catch taken by Akmal 190/6
    95.6 RUN OUT! fuller on the legs worked wide of mid on, comes back for the second run, Yousuf picks up the ball and throws it to Razzaq at the bowlers end, who breaks the stumps, Ramdin dives in, referred to the third umpire, red light flashes. 260/10
    83.4 the second new ball has done the trick, it was on a length, comes back in, Powell goes for a drive through the off side, gets the inside edge and knocks back the leg stump 213/8
    86.3 good catch by Akmal diving to his right. Fuller delivery outside the off stump, Taylor looking to drive through the off side, gets the edge, Akmal dives low to his right and takes a one-handed catch, excellent effort and a wonderful catch 216/9
    not out
    14 (b 5, lb 2, nb 7)
    260 all out (96 Overs, RR: 2.7)
    Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Chris Gayle, 15.2 ov), 2-51 (Brian Lara, 15.4 ov), 3-51 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 17.5 ov), 4-114 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 32.5 ov), 5-153 (Runako Morton, 50.6 ov), 6-190 (Dwayne Bravo, 68.5 ov), 7-204 (Daren Ganga, 77.2 ov), 8-213 (Daren Powell, 83.4 ov), 9-216 (Jerome Taylor, 86.3 ov), 10-260 (Denesh Ramdin, 95.6 ov)
    Umar Gul2457943.2903
    Shahid Nazir1735813.4102
    Danish Kaneria35126231.7700
    Abdul Razzaq1654412.7502
    Mohammad Hafeez411002.5000
    92.5 short of a length delivery outside the off stump, pitches and moves away ever so slightly to get the edge off the bat to the right of Ramdin, who had very little time to react, does well to get his glove in time, good catch that 271/3
    22.4 gone! Good delivery, movement off the pitch, it lands on off and moves away sharply, slants across and Farhat comes forward and feathers it through to a gleeful Ramdin, Powell rejoices big time! 43/1
    49.1 Gayle strikes, it was quicker delivery outside the off stump, spins in, Younis Khan on the back foot looks to play to the on side, misses the line off the ball and gets hit on pad right in front of the stumps, loud appeal upheld by umpire Benson. He was plumb in front 122/2
    117.4 tossed up, spins from outside the leg stump, it was a full delivery, Yousuf misses the sweep, knocks back the middle stump to give Sarwan the wicket. 365/4
    not out
    120.4 good length delivery outside the off stump, nips back in, looking for the big booming drive through the off side, misses it, knocks back the middle stump. 384/5
    123.5 tossed up outside the leg stump, Razzaq hits it high in the air to the left of long on, Gayle runs across and takes a good catch. Sarwan picks up his second wicket. 399/6
    35 (b 13, lb 21, w 1)
    399/6d (123.5 Overs, RR: 3.22)
    Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Imran Farhat, 22.4 ov), 2-122 (Younis Khan, 49.1 ov), 3-271 (Mohammad Hafeez, 92.5 ov), 4-365 (Mohammad Yousuf, 117.4 ov), 5-384 (Shoaib Malik, 120.4 ov), 6-399 (Abdul Razzaq, 123.5 ov)
    JE Taylor2486012.5000
    CD Collymore22105212.3600
    DBL Powell2467012.9100
    DJ Bravo1916803.5700
    CH Gayle1523812.5300
    RR Sarwan17.507023.9200
    S Chanderpaul20703.5010
    0.2 Gul strikes in his second delivery, it was on a good length angled across and Gayle goes for the big drive through the off side, gets the inside edge onto the stumps 2/1
    3.4 that is a wonderful delivery, pitches just outside the off stump and comes in, Ganga shuffles across and gets hit on the pad, loud appeal, given by umpire Benson, that was plumb in front. 17/2
    29.1 fraction short on the middle and off stump, nipping away a bit, Lara moves back and punches, ends up reaching for the ball and hits uppishly in the air, Malik at short cover takes a good catch going low down towards his left 97/3
    retired hurt
    64.4 flat one just outside off stump, turning in, Chaderpaul moves forward and looks to defend, ball spins back and strikes the pads, big appeal and Umpire Harper raises his finger 227/6
    36.1 short ball on the middle and off stump, googly, Morton moves back and punches it hard in the air but straight back to the bowler, Kaneria jumps and takes a good overhead catch, ordinary shot and a very soft dismissal 126/4
    54.3 short of length ball outside off stump, leg-cutter and extra bounce off the wicket, not much of footwork from Bravo, just stands at the crease and pushes at the ball away from his body, thick outside edge to Younis at 2nd slip 183/5
    not out
    64.5 googly around the off stump, spinning in, Powell stretches forward to defend with pad in line of the ball, ball strikes the pads and brushes the gloves, sharp catch from Younis, dives to his right and plucks it out of thin air. 227/7
    69.4 good length ball on the middle stump, angled in and moves away a bit, Taylor falls forward and tries to work it away onside, squared up and beaten comprehensively, ball strikes the pads and caught plumb in front, Umpire Benson doesnt take much time to give the decision 236/8
    75.6 length ball angled into the middle stump, swinging away off the wicket, Collymore moves back to defend, squared up and ball beats the bat, strikes the pads and caught plumb in front 244/9
    19 (b 5, lb 9, nb 5)
    244 all out (76 Overs, RR: 3.21)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Chris Gayle, 0.2 ov), 2-17 (Daren Ganga, 3.4 ov), 3-97 (Brian Lara, 29.1 ov), 3-101* (Ramnaresh Sarwan, retired not out ), 4-126 (Runako Morton, 36.1 ov), 5-183 (Dwayne Bravo, 54.3 ov), 6-227 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 64.4 ov), 7-227 (Daren Powell, 64.5 ov), 8-236 (Jerome Taylor, 69.4 ov), 9-244 (Corey Collymore, 75.6 ov)
    Umar Gul1928924.6803
    Shahid Nazir1864922.7202
    Danish Kaneria2666932.6500
    Shoaib Malik11000.0000
    Abdul Razzaq1252321.9100

Match Details


Pakistan , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

Pakistan won the 3-match series 2-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

10.00 start, Lunch 12.30-13.30, Tea 15.00-15.20, Close 17.20

Match days

27,28,29,30 November, 1 December 2006 (5-day match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Close of Play

  • Mon, 27 Nov - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 257/7 (Kamran Akmal 18*, Shahid Nazir 0*, 88 ov)
  • Tue, 28 Nov - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 191/6 (D Ganga 77*, D Ramdin 0*, 72.4 ov)
  • Wed, 29 Nov - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 130/2 (Mohammad Hafeez 57*, Mohammad Yousuf 1*, 52 ov)
  • Thu, 30 Nov - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 39/2 (BC Lara 18*, RR Sarwan 11*, 9.2 ov)
  • Fri, 01 Dec - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 244 (76 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

West Indies 4th innings Partnerships

1st2D GangaCH Gayle
2nd15BC LaraD Ganga
3rd80BC LaraRR Sarwan
4th4S ChanderpaulRR Sarwan
4th25S ChanderpaulRS Morton
5th57S ChanderpaulDJ Bravo
6th44S ChanderpaulD Ramdin
7th0DBL PowellD Ramdin
8th9JE TaylorD Ramdin
9th8CD CollymoreD Ramdin