Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
20 | 3 Runs 2 Wkts | INDIA: 141/9 | RR: 7.05

  • Ajit Agarkar14 (9b)
  • Yasir Arafat4-0-39-1
  • Umar Gul4-0-27-0

Pakistan have bowled fabulously to restrict India to 141 for 9. Asif was the wrecker-in-chief but he was well supported by all the other bowlers. Uthappa was the sole contributor from the top-order and Dhoni and Pathan chipped in to take India to 141.

19.6
W
Yasir Arafat to Sreesanth, OUT, Sreesanth charges Arafat but misses the ball, he continues running because it's the last ball of the innings but Akmal calmly collects the ball and hits the stumps at the batsman's end

AB Agarkar run out (†Kamran Akmal) 14 (9m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 155.55

19.5
1
Yasir Arafat to Agarkar, 1 run, Agarkar tries to hit a full ball through the off side but gets an inside edge to short fine leg
19.4
1
Yasir Arafat to Sreesanth, 1 run, driven down to long-on for a single, fine bowling from Arafat, keeping it up in the block hole
19.3
0
Yasir Arafat to Sreesanth, no run, Sreesanth swings and misses, Akmal collects the ball and hits the stumps, no chance of an over throw this time
19.2
1
Yasir Arafat to Agarkar, 1 run,
19.1
W
Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, OUT, full ball on off stump, Dhoni tries to smash it out of the ground but gets too much under it, he skies it high in the air to Younis Khan at long-off who takes a well-judged catch

MS Dhoni c Younis Khan b Yasir Arafat 33 (46m 31b 3x4 1x6) SR: 106.45

END OF OVER:
19 | 10 Runs | INDIA: 138/7 | RR: 7.26

  • MS Dhoni33 (30b)
  • Ajit Agarkar12 (7b)
  • Umar Gul4-0-27-0
  • Shahid Afridi4-0-37-2
18.6
1
Umar Gul to Dhoni, 1 run, defended back to the bowler on the back foot, Agarkar sets off from the non-strikers end, Gul picks up, tunrs around and throws at the stumps, he misses and concedes an over throw
18.5
0
Umar Gul to Dhoni, no run, superb ball, quick and in the block hole outside off stump, Dhoni tries to hit it down the ground but the ball squeezes under his bat
18.4
1
Umar Gul to Agarkar, 1 run, Gul fires it into the block hole, Agarkar jabs down at it and gets an inside edge to short fine leg
18.3
0
Umar Gul to Agarkar, no run, fuller length from Gul outside off stump, Agarkar tries to smash it down the ground but gets beaten
18.2
4
Umar Gul to Agarkar, FOUR runs, and again, he backs away to make room, Gul bowls it short and Agarkar cuts wide of the man at third man for four more
18.1
4
Umar Gul to Agarkar, FOUR runs, Agarkar backs away and cuts high and in the air over backward point, he's placed that far enough from Misbah in the deep to reach the boundary

END OF OVER:
18 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | INDIA: 128/7 | RR: 7.11

  • Ajit Agarkar3 (3b)
  • MS Dhoni32 (28b)
  • Shahid Afridi4-0-37-2
  • Yasir Arafat3-0-36-0
17.6
1
Shahid Afridi to Agarkar, 1 run, slightly shorter in length, Agarkar pulls to the fielder on the midwicket boundary
17.5
1
Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, flighted delivery on off stump, Dhoni drives firmly towards long-off
17.4
1
Shahid Afridi to Agarkar, 1 run, Agarkar drives firmly off the front foot to long-off
17.3
1
Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni leans forward and drives to cover for one
17.2
1
Shahid Afridi to Agarkar, 1 run, cut to deep point for a single

Agarkar is the new batsman.

17.1
W
Shahid Afridi to Harbhajan Singh, OUT, bowled him! Harbhajan tries to slog Afridi across the line, he misses completely but Afridi hits the stumps, that's the second wicket that India have lost soon after the rain break, Uthappa was the first

Harbhajan Singh b Shahid Afridi 1 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

END OF OVER:
17 | 12 Runs | INDIA: 123/6 | RR: 7.23

  • Harbhajan Singh1 (3b)
  • MS Dhoni30 (26b)
  • Yasir Arafat3-0-36-0
  • Shahid Afridi3-0-32-1

7.28 pm local time The covers are coming off again. The Pakistanis are quickly jogging back on to the ground - clearly they like the position they are in. Dhoni and Harbhajan taking a bit longer to come out, says Rajesh.

7.22 pm And the rain comes down again. This time the players have gone off and the covers are on. This is normally when the rain eases off ...

16.6
1
Yasir Arafat to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, pushed off the back foot towards cover point for a quick single
16.5
0
Yasir Arafat to Harbhajan Singh, no run, a massive appeal for caught behind, the ball cuts back sharply into Harbhajan who hardly moves his feet, the ball cuts him in half and it sounded like there was an edge
16.4
0
Yasir Arafat to Harbhajan Singh, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, defended on the back foot towards Arafat
16.3
1
Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, 1 run, full ball on middle stump, Dhoni pulls it through midwicket for a single

Fine leg comes into the circle.

16.2
6
Yasir Arafat to Dhoni, SIX runs, Arafat drops it short on leg stump, Dhoni swivels and pulls it down to fine leg where Umar Gul jumps up and watches the ball sail over his head, six more

Pakistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st12Imran NazirSalman Butt
2nd32Kamran AkmalSalman Butt
3rd3Kamran AkmalYounis Khan
4th0Shoaib MalikYounis Khan
5th40Shoaib MalikMisbah-ul-Haq
6th16Shahid AfridiMisbah-ul-Haq
7th38Yasir ArafatMisbah-ul-Haq