Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    44.3 Pathan to Malik, OUT (Caught) - Pathan strikes! pitched up and angling across, Malik drives on the up but fails to keep it down, Harbhajan at cover times his jump to perfection and takes to good high catch to give India the much needed breakthrough, that was a lazy looking shot and he plays the price 136/2
    2.1 Pathan to Malik, OUT (Run Out) - and disaster strikes! on the pads and Malik turns it away well wide of Yuvraj at short leg, Butt looking for the single is sent back but a fantastic throw from Yuvraj at the bowler's end traps him short of the crease, India strike early 12/1
    119.2 Kumble to Khan, OUT (Run Out) - what a mix-up! full and on the pads, driven straight to Harbhajan at mid-off and Khan takes off for a quick single but Afridi strands his ground, Harbhajan hits the striker's end stumps direct and Younis Khan is out by a long way, even a frantic dive couldn't save him - sad end to a fine innings 478/5
    111.3 Kumble to Youhana, OUT (Stumped) - gone! tossed up and turning away, Youhana comes down the track looking to go inside out over covers but misses the target by a long away and Dhoni does the rest 456/3
    113.4 Kumble to Inzamam-ul-Haq (OUT) lbw - Kumble strikes again! and it's the flipper that gets the big man, full and straight on the stumps, Inzi makes no contact with the sweep shot and is trapped plumb in front of the stumps, Pakistan four down! 457/4
    140.5 Agarkar to Afridi, OUT (Caught) - short ball, Afridi comes down the track and swings hard but this time the shot is not timed well enough and the ball balloons up towards long-on, Harbhajan moves across in the deep and makes no mistake, an entertaining knock comes to an end. 648/6
    not out
    144.4 Agarkar to Naved-ul-Hasan, OUT (Caught) - good length delivery, Hasan goes after it and ends up hitting it high up towards mid-off, Ganguly there takes a fantastic catch and Agarkar gets one to his name - for a moment it looked like Ganguly there mis-judged it but he kept his eyes on the ball and in the end pulled out a stunner. 669/7
    not out
    26 (b 4, lb 12, nb 8, w 2)
    679/7d (143.3 Overs, RR: 4.73, 596 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Salman Butt, 2.1 ov), 2-136 (Shoaib Malik, 44.3 ov), 3-455 (Mohammad Yousuf, 109.3 ov), 4-456 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 111.3 ov), 5-477 (Younis Khan, 117.2 ov), 6-647 (Shahid Afridi, 138.5 ov), 7-668 (Naved-ul-Hasan, 142.4 ov)
    IK Pathan32413314.1502
    AB Agarkar24312225.0820
    SC Ganguly611402.3303
    Harbhajan Singh34517605.1700
    A Kumble39.3217824.5003
    V Sehwag602404.0000
    SR Tendulkar201608.0000

Close of Play

  • Fri, 13 Jan - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 326/2 (Younis Khan 147*, Mohammad Yousuf 95*, 85 ov)
  • Sat, 14 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 65/0 (V Sehwag 36*, R Dravid 22*, 13 ov)
  • Sun, 15 Jan - day 3 - India 1st innings 145/0 (V Sehwag 96*, R Dravid 37*, 28 ov)
  • Mon, 16 Jan - day 4 - India 1st innings 403/0 (V Sehwag 247*, R Dravid 128*, 75 ov)
  • Tue, 17 Jan - day 5 - India 1st innings 410/1 (77.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes