Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    12.2 He's gone! that's the wicket Pakistan wanted, banged in short, just a bit of width, Gambhir upper cuts it powerfully but is held at backward point by Nasir Jamshed, just a few yards in from the boundary 79/3
    1.5 Sohail Tanvir takes out Sehwag. Fullish, on the off and middle stump line, Sehwag shapes to drive through the on side, the bat face shuts early and the ball lobs off the leading edge to mid-off. Pakistan are over the moon. All fielders converge to celebrate the big wicket. 8/1
    10.3 pitched it short, Rohit tries a short-arm jab, takes the top edge and it flies straight into the hands of Nasir Jamshed at deep-backward square leg 67/2
    17.3 Gone! he's holed out to midwicket, not the greatest of deliveries, back of a length on off stump, he could have smashed that anywhere, instead he hits it to Younis Khan 106/4
    31.5 And finally Afridi gets a favorable nod from umpire Nadir Shah. It was the slider that skidded across Yuvraj after landing on back of length on the off and middle line, Yuvraj shaped to pull and got a thin bottom edge through to Akmal. Yuvraj too was lucky to survive couple of close lbw decisions. 187/6
    28.6 done in by a full toss outside leg! Raina, who was lucky to survive a close lbw decision earlier, top edged his sweep to deep square leg where Afridi ran in to take a lunging catch. 179/5
    48.2 another swing and this time he holes out to sweeper cover. Game over. Pakistan win the series. Malik rushes across and jumps at Afridi. They all converge. Now both teams shake hands with each other. Super win for Pakistan. They rebounded well after a big loss in the earlier game to win when it mattered. The Kitply cup is in the bag. 290/10
    43.1 Another wicket goes down. Irfan pulls a short-of-length delivery to midwicket. No power or timing there and it just lobbed to the fielder. 247/7
    45.4 trapped in front. He thrust his front foot across and tried to paddle a low full toss on the leg stump line. It would have hit the leg stump. 262/8
    47.5 cleaned him up with a yorker. Gul has been bowling superbly at the death and continues to be reward for his accurate length. The bat couldn't come down in time and the death rattle for Chawla would have been delightful to Gul's ears. Nasim Ashraf is up on his feet, celebrating the wicket. 284/9
    not out
    20 (lb 7, nb 2, w 11)
    290 all out (48.2 Overs, RR: 6.0)
    Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Virender Sehwag, 1.5 ov), 2-67 (Rohit Sharma, 10.3 ov), 3-79 (Gautam Gambhir, 12.2 ov), 4-106 (Yusuf Pathan, 17.3 ov), 5-179 (Suresh Raina, 28.6 ov), 6-187 (Yuvraj Singh, 31.5 ov), 7-247 (Irfan Pathan, 43.1 ov), 8-262 (Praveen Kumar, 45.4 ov), 9-284 (Piyush Chawla, 47.5 ov), 10-290 (MS Dhoni, 48.2 ov)
    Umar Gul905746.33307102
    Sohail Tanvir1016016.00285120
    Iftikhar Anjum1005825.80306100
    Shahid Afridi9.205626.00252230
    Shoaib Malik402807.00114000
    Fawad Alam602414.00150010

Match Details


Pakistan , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

Pakistan won the 2008 Kitply Cup

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

15.00 start, First Session 15.00-18.30 Interval 18.30-19.15, Second Session 19.15-22.45

Match days

14 June 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

India 2nd innings Partnerships

8G GambhirV Sehwag
59G GambhirRG Sharma
12G GambhirYK Pathan
27Yuvraj SinghYK Pathan
73Yuvraj SinghSK Raina
8MS DhoniYuvraj Singh
60MS DhoniIK Pathan
15MS DhoniP Kumar
22MS DhoniPP Chawla
6MS DhoniI Sharma