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16th Match, Group F (N), Johannesburg, September 17, 2007, ICC World Twenty20
(20 ov, T:190) 156/9

Pakistan won by 33 runs

Player Of The Match
51 (35) & 2 catches
Pakistan Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Flow
Pakistan  (20 ovs maximum)
b Fernando1217151070.58
c Mubarak b Vaas741301175.00
b Fernando1011122090.90
c Dilshan b Malinga51355023145.71
c Dilshan b Malinga57314542183.87
b Malinga1791420188.88
not out 1091310111.11
not out 166402266.66
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.45, 86 Mins)189/6
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Imran Nazir, 2.6 ov), 2-22 (Salman Butt, 3.2 ov), 3-33 (Mohammad Hafeez, 5.5 ov), 4-134 (Younis Khan, 14.6 ov), 5-152 (Shoaib Malik, 16.4 ov), 6-170 (Shahid Afridi, 18.4 ov)
2.6 to Imran Nazir, Vaas foxes Nazir with the slower ball, Nazir comes forward too early and has nearly finished the drive before the ball reaches him, he tries to stop his stop but only manages to lob the easiest of catch to Mubarak at cover. 22/1
3.2 to Salman Butt, bowled him! Butt loses patience and charges Fernando, trying to smash him down the ground, Fernando bowls it on a good length, beats Butt for pace and uproots off stump. 22/2
5.5 to Mohammad Hafeez, he's bowled him! Fernando fires in a fast yorker, Hafeez tries to play it on the leg side, falls over a touch, and hears the ball crash into the stumps, awesome over from Fernando, he's tied Hafeez down and sent him packing. 33/3
14.6 to Younis Khan, caught at long-off! Younis tries to loft the ball straight down the ground, he gets a thickish outside edge that flies straight to Dilshan who takes a well-judged catch under pressure. 134/4
16.4 to Shoaib Malik, caught in the deep! Malik tries to smash the ball down the ground, he can't get under the ball and ends up lofting it high in the air towards long-off, Dilshan has to run in from the boundary and takes a well-judged catch on the move. 152/5
18.4 to Shahid Afridi, the yorker does the trick! Malinga gets one right in the blockhole on leg stump, Afridi backs away and tries to clobber the ball through the off stump, he misses and Malinga hits. 170/6
Sri Lanka  (T: 190 runs from 20 ovs)
c Umar Gul b Mohammad Asif021000.00
b Sohail Tanvir55600100.00
b Mohammad Asif18102121180.00
c Mohammad Hafeez b Shahid Afridi28273821103.70
b Shahid Afridi38273051140.74
c Younis Khan b Mohammad Hafeez38283304135.71
c Shahid Afridi b Umar Gul043000.00
c Mohammad Hafeez b Shahid Afridi044000.00
not out 1213220092.30
c Younis Khan b Umar Gul1230050.00
not out 00100-
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 9)16
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.80, 85 Mins)156/9
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Upul Tharanga, 0.2 ov), 2-5 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 1.1 ov), 3-35 (Kumar Sangakkara, 4.5 ov), 4-88 (Mahela Jayawardene, 10.1 ov), 5-111 (Chamara Silva, 12.5 ov), 6-112 (Jehan Mubarak, 13.3 ov), 7-115 (Gayan Wijekoon, 14.4 ov), 8-150 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 18.5 ov), 9-155 (Lasith Malinga, 19.4 ov)
0.2 to WU Tharanga, caught! Asif pitches just short of a length, Tharanga tries to pull against the angle of the ball and gets a top edge that flies straight to Umar Gul at third man, Pakistan strike and Sri Lanka haven't scored yet. 0/1
4.5 to KC Sangakkara, bowled and how! Sangakkara tries to pull a short of a length ball, he doesn't make contact and gets hit on the pad, the ball bounces off the pad, hits his arms and dislodges a bail, Sangakkara swings his bat in disappointment. 35/3
1.1 to ST Jayasuriya, bowled him! What a comeback! Tanvir bowls the yorker on off stump, Jayasuriya tries to play across the line and gets clean bowled, Tanvir makes up for his dropped catch and completes a terrible match for Jayasuriya. 5/2
18.5 to TM Dilshan, 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. 150/8
10.1 to DPMD Jayawardene, caught at deep square leg! Jayawardene moves towards the off side and slog sweeps Afridi, Jayawardene doesn't get the distance to clear the boundary and Hafeez takes the catch just inside the boudnary. 88/4
12.5 to LPC Silva, bowled by the yorker! Afridi fires the ball in on middle stump, Silva moves across his stumps and tries to play through the leg side, he gets yorked and the ball hits middle stump. 111/5
14.4 to G Wijekoon, caught! Wijekoon tries to slog Afridi across the line towards the leg side, he gets a top edge that flies to Hafeez at point who takes an easy catch. 115/7
13.3 to J Mubarak, caught! Mubarak goes for the attempted pull once again, the ball hurries on to him from a good length, Mubarak hits the ball with the high part of the bat and lobs a tame catch to Afridi at midwicket, Pakistan are squarely on top. 112/6
19.4 to SL Malinga, 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. 155/9
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  • Pakistan innings
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (51 balls), Extras 5
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (Younis Khan 15, Shoaib Malik 33, Ex 2)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 12.3 overs (77 balls), Extras 5
  • Younis Khan: 50 off 32 balls (2 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 55 balls (Younis Khan 50, Shoaib Malik 44, Ex 6)
  • Shoaib Malik: 50 off 27 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 16.1 overs (101 balls), Extras 9
  • Innings Break: Pakistan - 189/6 in 20.0 overs (Kamran Akmal 10, Misbah-ul-Haq 16)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 6.1 overs (41 balls), Extras 8
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 31 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 20, LPC Silva 26, Ex 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 11.5 overs (78 balls), Extras 11
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 18.4 overs (122 balls), Extras 15
  • Twenty 20 International Scorer: M.Venkat Raghav
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Match numberT20I no. 35
Hours of play (local time)First Session 18:00-19:20, Interval 19:20-19:40, Second Session 19:40-21:00
Match days17 September 2007 - night (20-over match)
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PointsPakistan 2, Sri Lanka 0
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