result
1st ODI, Peshawar, Feb 6 2006, India tour of Pakistan
(47/47 ov, target 305)311/7
Pakistan won by 7 runs (D/L method)
player of the match
Salman Butt
Pakistan
14y
• The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan at Peshawar

Pakistan win a thriller by D/L rule

Bad light had the final say in a simply astonishing opening game, as Pakistan sneaked to a seven-run win in a high-scoring cliffhanger at Peshawar

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Scorecard summary
India328/10(49.4 overs)
MS Dhoni68 (53)
Pakistan311/7(47 overs)
Salman Butt101 (111)
Shoaib Malik90 (67)
end of over 472 runs
PAK: 311/7CRR: 6.61 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 18 from 18b
Naved-ul-Hasan11 (11)
Younis Khan18 (16)
Murali Kartik9-0-64-1
Sreesanth10-0-75-1

Bad light and thats All over for Indians! Target was revised to 305 runs in 47 overs at the loss of 7 wickets but Pakistanis are well over by 7 runs and they win the 1st ODI.

46.6
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run

arm ball down the legside, batsman pushes and gets on the pads, ball rolls to point

46.5
1
Kartik to Younis, 1 run

flighted ball on the leg stump, swept away to deep square leg

46.4
Kartik to Younis, no run

down the leg side, Younis Khan sweeps again and gets on the pads

46.3
1
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, 1 run

on the leg stump, batsman sweeps and gets on the pads

46.2
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run

flighted ball on the leg stump, defended to offside

46.1
Kartik to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run

full down leg side, Naved-ul-Hasan tries to turn it away and gets on the pads

end of over 467 runs
PAK: 309/7CRR: 6.71 • RRR: 5.00 • Need 20 from 24b
Younis Khan17 (14)
Naved-ul-Hasan10 (7)
Sreesanth10-0-75-1
Ajit Agarkar8-0-58-2

20 runs off 24 balls and Indians need a wicket here

45.6
Sreesanth to Younis, no run

good length delivery, Younis Khan on the back foot defending, fielded by Sreesanth

45.5
1
Sreesanth to Naved-ul-Hasan, 1 run

good line and length, Naved-ul-Hasan slams on the front-foot to sweeper cover

45.4
2
Sreesanth to Naved-ul-Hasan, 2 runs

on the middle and leg stump, turned away to square leg, Sehwag fires in the throw, TV umpire was called for but the dive from Naved has saved him

45.3
4
Sreesanth to Naved-ul-Hasan, FOUR runs

bouncer, batsman pulls andd gets it down to fine leg fence, good shot!

45.2
Sreesanth to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run

good line and length, Naved-ul-Hasan defends it away, fielded by Sreesanth

45.1
Sreesanth to Naved-ul-Hasan, no run

on the leg stump, batsman pushes and gets an inside edge onto the pads

end of over 458 runs • 1 wicket
PAK: 302/7CRR: 6.71 • RRR: 5.40 • Need 27 from 30b
Naved-ul-Hasan3 (2)
Younis Khan17 (13)
Ajit Agarkar8-0-58-2
Sreesanth9-0-68-1
44.6
1
Agarkar to Naved-ul-Hasan, 1 run

good line and length, Naved-ul-Hasan defends it, fielded by Z Khan

44.5
2
Agarkar to Naved-ul-Hasan, 2 runs

good line and length delivery, Naved-ul-Hasan slashes on the front-foot wide of thirdman, good fielding from Zaheer

44.4
W
Agarkar to Abdul Razzaq, OUT

OUT! good length ball on the middle stump, nipping in, Razzaq makes room and defends, gets the outside edge and a good catch taken by Dhoni divingf to his right

Abdul Razzaq c †Dhoni b Agarkar 4 (9m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14
44.3
Agarkar to Abdul Razzaq, no run

short of a length, Razzaq leaves it

44.2
1
Agarkar to Younis, 1 run

line and length, Younis Khan pushes forward, fielded by Sehwag

44.1
4
Agarkar to Younis, FOUR runs

full on the stumps, Younis Khan drives on the front foot down the ground to long-off fence

end of over 449 runs • 1 wicket
PAK: 294/6CRR: 6.68 • RRR: 5.83 • Need 35 from 36b
Abdul Razzaq4 (5)
Younis Khan12 (11)
Sreesanth9-0-68-1
Murali Kartik8-0-62-1
43.6
Sreesanth to Abdul Razzaq, no run

good length delivery, Razzaq drives on the front foot, fielded by Kaif and almost a mix-up

43.5
Sreesanth to Abdul Razzaq, no run

short and down leg, Razzaq leaves the ball

Match details
Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar
TossPakistan, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Pakistan
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Salman Butt
Salman Butt
Series resultPakistan led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI No. 2324
Match days - day match (50-over match)
Player Replacement
Arshad Khan for Umar Gul (India 1st innings, 25.0 ov)
Suresh Raina for Sachin Tendulkar (Pakistan 1st innings, 0.0 ov)
Umpires
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Asad Rauf
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
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Zameer Haider
Match Referee
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Chris Broad