Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

669dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

India rout Pakistan by 140 runs

India showed how the hectic pace of Twenty20 cricket could be replicated in ODIs, pounding 330 on a sluggish pitch before their bowlers rounded off a thumping win in their opening match of the tournament

669dGeorge Binoy in Mirpur

Family ties and reality bites

George Binoy presents the Plays of the day from the match between India and Pakistan in Mirpur

669dGeorge Binoy in Mirpur

Sehwag's calm as good as a storm

There were no airy slashes, few high-risk shots, and yet Virender Sehwag's innings had the same effect as so many of his cavalier knocks

669dGeorge Binoy in Mirpur

Pakistan brought down to earth

George Binoy on Pakistan's 140-run loss to India, their first defeat after a run of 12 successive victories

669dGeorge Binoy in Mirpur

Coding Twenty20 into 50-over game

How quickly will India's one-day squad adjust to the demands of the more sedate 50-over format after wallowing for 45 days in the thrill-a-minute IPL rollercoaster?

Pakistan 2nd innings Partnerships

14Kamran AkmalSalman Butt
0Kamran AkmalYounis Khan
12Mohammad YousufKamran Akmal
55Kamran AkmalMisbah-ul-Haq
13Shoaib MalikMisbah-ul-Haq
44Shahid AfridiShoaib Malik
18Shoaib MalikSohail Tanvir
13Shoaib MalikUmar Gul
11Shoaib MalikIftikhar Anjum
10Iftikhar AnjumWahab Riaz