result
16th Match, Group F (N), Johannesburg, Sep 17 2007, ICC World Twenty20
(20 ov, target 190)156/9
Pakistan won by 33 runs
player of the match
Younis Khan
Pakistan
end of over 205 runs • 1 wicket
SL: 156/9CRR: 7.80 
Chaminda Vaas12 (13)
Dilhara Fernando0 (0)
Umar Gul4-0-14-2
Mohammad Hafeez4-0-46-1

Pakistan have won by 33 runs, a sizable margin that will boost their net run-rate as well. They have a net run-rate of 1.65 and are in second place after Australia.

Younis Khan is the Man of the Match for his extremely well-paced 51 after Sri Lanka had rocked the Pakistan top order. That's it from us at Cricinfo today, this is George Binoy signing off, Cheers.

19.6
1
Umar Gul to Vaas, 1 run

that's it! Pakistan win two valuable Super Eight points, Vaas pulls the last ball, a slower one from Gul, to midwicket

19.5
Umar Gul to Vaas, no run

Gul bowls a yorker-length full toss on off stump, driven to cover

19.4
W
Umar Gul to Malinga, OUT

short ball outside off stump, Malinga backs away and tries to hit it with a flat bat down the ground, he lofts it towards long-off where Younis runs in and takes a well-judged catch

Lasith Malinga c Younis Khan b Umar Gul 1 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50
19.3
1
Umar Gul to Vaas, 1 run

Vaas tries to pull a length ball but bottom-edges it next to the stumps, Malinga calls for the single, Akmal runs in and throws the ball at the bowler's end but misses the stumps

19.2
1
Umar Gul to Malinga, 1 run

full ball angled into the right-hander, Malinga tries to make room but Gul followed him, pushed towards mid-on for a single

19.1
1
Umar Gul to Vaas, 1 run

good length ball on off stump, Vaas pulls straight past the bowler for a single

19.1
1w
Umar Gul to Vaas, 1 wide

full ball down leg side, Vaas tries to move across his stumps and flick but misses

Sri Lanka need 39 off the last over which will be bowled by Gul.

end of over 1921 runs • 1 wicket
SL: 151/8CRR: 7.94 • RRR: 39.00 • Need 39 runs from 6b
Chaminda Vaas9 (9)
Lasith Malinga0 (0)
Mohammad Hafeez4-0-46-1
Umar Gul3-0-9-1
18.6
1
Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run

driven to long-on for a single

18.5
W
Hafeez to Dilshan, OUT

caught! Dilshan tries to hit the fourth six of the over but this time he doesn't get the elevation, Younis sprints to his right, slides and takes an excellent catch on the run

Tillakaratne Dilshan c Younis Khan b Mohammad Hafeez 38 (33m 28b 0x4 4x6) SR: 135.71
18.4
6
Hafeez to Dilshan, SIX runs

dropped and six! Younis Khan drops the slog sweep on the boundary and the ball bounces off his hands and goes over the ropes

18.4
1w
Hafeez to Dilshan, 1 wide

Dilshan tries to reverse sweep but misses, Hafeez strays down leg side and a wide is given

18.3
6
Hafeez to Dilshan, SIX runs

Dilshan gets down on one knee and slog sweeps another one over deep bckward square leg

18.2
6
Hafeez to Dilshan, SIX runs

full toss on middle stump, Dilshan swings and swings hard, he connects finally and sends the ball flying over deep square leg, that's the 150th six of the tournament

18.1
1
Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run

full toss outside off stump from Hafeez, driven through covers for another single