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283dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan at Peshawar

Pakistan win a thriller by D/L rule

Bad light had the final say in a simply astonishing opening game, as Pakistan sneaked to a seven-run win in a high-scoring cliffhanger at Peshawar

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

Salman Butt
101(111) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 34 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
2 16 5 4 31 17 14 12
SR Tendulkar
SR Tendulkar
100(113) 10x4 - 1x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 34 runs
  • 0x4 - 1x6
7 2 17 14 19 11 15 15

Best performances - Bowlers

Naved-ul-Hasan
O10
M0
R62
W4
Eco6.20
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Mohammad Asif
O9.4
M2
R30
W3
Eco3.10
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

END OF OVER:
47 | 2 Runs | PAK: 311/7 | RR: 6.61

  • Naved-ul-Hasan11 (11b)
  • Younis Khan18 (16b)
  • Murali Kartik9-0-64-1
  • Sreesanth10-0-75-1

Bad light and thats All over for Indians! Target was revised to 305 runs in 47 overs at the loss of 7 wickets but Pakistanis are well over by 7 runs and they win the 1st ODI.

46.6
0
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run, arm ball down the legside, batsman pushes and gets on the pads, ball rolls to point
46.5
1
Kartik to Younis Khan, 1 run, flighted ball on the leg stump, swept away to deep square leg
46.4
0
Kartik to Younis Khan, no run, down the leg side, Younis Khan sweeps again and gets on the pads
46.3
1
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, 1 run, on the leg stump, batsman sweeps and gets on the pads
46.2
0
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run, flighted ball on the leg stump, defended to offside
46.1
0
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run, full down leg side, Naved-ul-Hasan tries to turn it away and gets on the pads
  • Appeal was not unsportsmanlike - Dravid

    Rahul Dravid has defended the decision to appeal against Inzamam-ul-Haq for obstructing the field in the first ODI at Peshawar

  • 'The appeal was not made in a sporting manner' - Inzamam

    Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that India's appeal against him for obstructing the field was within the rules but against the spirit of the game

  • Dravid fined for slow over-rate

    Rahul Dravid has been fined 20% of his match fee for a slow over-rate during the first ODI against Pakistan at Peshawar. The rest of the team have been fined 10%

  • 'We are conceding too many runs' - Woolmer

    Bob Woolmer admitted that although his side had become adept at big chases, he would be happier if they weren't in that position in the first place

  • The stifle at the death

    In a game where bat dominated ball almost right from the start, both teams will probably look back at the last six overs of the Indian innings as the phase which turned out to be the most critical