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RESULT
2nd Test, Faisalabad, January 21 - 25, 2006, India tour of Pakistan
588 & 490/8d
(T:476) 603 & 21/0

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
RP Singh, INDIA
4/89 & 1/75
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Pakistan 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shoaib Malik c Dravid b Singh1933524057.57
Salman Butt c †Dhoni b Khan3757857064.91
Younis Khan c Yuvraj Singh b Singh8313117413063.35
Mohammad Yousuf c †Dhoni b Singh651191618154.62
Inzamam-ul-Haq (c)c †Dhoni b Khan11919325112161.65
Shahid Afridi c Yuvraj Singh b Kumble156128208206121.87
Abdul Razzaq c †Dhoni b Singh37901205041.11
Kamran Akmal c Sehwag b Kumble029000.00
Shoaib Akhtar c Harbhajan Singh b Khan4754785387.03
Mohammad Asif not out 618230033.33
Danish Kaneria  b Kumble026000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 9, w 3)19
TOTAL136.2 Ov (RR: 4.31, 583 Mts)588
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Shoaib Malik, 11.5 ov), 2-65 (Salman Butt, 18.2 ov), 3-207 (Younis Khan, 53.4 ov), 4-216 (Mohammad Yousuf, 57.6 ov), 4-379 (88.6 ov), 5-467 (Shahid Afridi, 106.5 ov), 6-469 (Kamran Akmal, 108.2 ov), 7-509 (Abdul Razzaq, 117.1 ov), 8-567 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 131.2 ov), 9-584 (Shoaib Akhtar, 135.1 ov), 10-588 (Danish Kaneria, 136.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Irfan Pathan19410605.577615301
RP Singh2538943.5611213121
11.5 to Shoaib Malik, RP Singh to Malik, OUT (Caught) - breakthrough! bouncer on the stumps, Malik ducks under it but leaves his bat hanging in the air like a periscope, ball clips the edge and goes behind, Dravid at first slip dives across to his left and takes a fantastic catch to give RP Singh his maiden Test wicket. 49/1
53.4 to Younis Khan, RP Singh to Younis Khan, OUT (Caught), short and wide outside off stump, Younis Khan cuts well but fails to keep it down and the ball flies towards point, Yuvraj jumps high up in the air and takes a fantastic one handed catch, the jump was timed to perfection and the landing was even better, Pakistan three down. 207/3
57.6 to Mohammad Yousuf, RP Singh to Youhana, OUT (Caught), short of a length, on the stumps and moving away, Youhana cuts away from his body and ends up with an edge, Dhoni dives across low to his right and takes a good catch to give RP Singh his thrid wicket of the match.. 216/4
117.1 to Abdul Razzaq, RP Singh to Razzaq, OUT (Caught) - got'm! short of a good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and angling across, Razzaq stands his ground and cuts hard, ball kisses the edge and goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps - wicket number four for RP Singh.. 509/7
Zaheer Khan32713534.2113818213
18.2 to Salman Butt, Z Khan to Butt, OUT (Caught) - gone! good length delivery, coming in with the angle, Butt strides forward to defend but ends up playing down the wrong line, ball clips the inside edge and goes behind, Dhoni moves across to his right and takes a good catch. Pakistan two down. 65/2
131.2 to Inzamam-ul-Haq, Z Khan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, OUT (Caught) - that's a beauty! bowled from round the stumps, came in with the angle - pitched and went the other way, Inzi is comprehensively beaten and the edge goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps, Pakistan eifht down.. 567/8
135.1 to Shoaib Akhtar, Z Khan to Akhtar, OUT (Caught) - angled in from wide outside the off stump, Akhtar gets behind the line and lofts it down to long-off, gets the height but not the distance, Harbhajan moves across in the deep and comfortably pockets it. 584/9
Harbhajan Singh25110104.0410512202
Anil Kumble35.2515034.2413816302
106.5 to Shahid Afridi, Kumble to Afridi, OUT (Caught) - gone! flighted delivery outside the off stump, Afridi swings across and the ball balloons up towards square leg, probably came off the top-edge, Yuvraj moves in from the deep and judges it to perfection, Kumble gets one to his name, an entertaining innings comes to an end.. 467/5
108.2 to Kamran Akmal, Kumble to Akmal, OUT (Caught) - duck! tossed up delivery, Akmal comes down the track and mis-hits it straight to Sehwag at midwicket, Pakistan six down. 469/6
136.2 to Danish Kaneria, Kumble to Kaneria, OUT (Bowled) - straighter delivery on the stunmps, Kaneria plays all over it and the ball crashes into middle and off, Kumble ends up with three wickets. 588/10
India 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag c sub (Imran Farhat) b Abdul Razzaq3143576072.09
Rahul Dravid (c)run out (sub [Imran Farhat])10322034216046.81
VVS Laxman c †Kamran Akmal b Danish Kaneria9020826811043.26
Sachin Tendulkar c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Akhtar1433643042.42
Yuvraj Singh c Danish Kaneria b Mohammad Asif421280019.04
MS Dhoni st †Kamran Akmal b Danish Kaneria14815322919496.73
Irfan Pathan lbw b Abdul Razzaq901702699252.94
Anil Kumble st †Kamran Akmal b Danish Kaneria1560861025.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Shahid Afridi3848495279.16
Zaheer Khan not out 2032452162.50
RP Singh c & b Shahid Afridi629230020.68
Extras(b 3, lb 15, nb 23, w 3)44
TOTAL165.4 Ov (RR: 3.63, 733 Mts)603
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Virender Sehwag, 11.3 ov), 2-236 (VVS Laxman, 75.3 ov), 3-241 (Rahul Dravid, 78.3 ov), 4-258 (Yuvraj Singh, 83.4 ov), 5-281 (Sachin Tendulkar, 86.3 ov), 6-491 (MS Dhoni, 131.4 ov), 7-529 (Irfan Pathan, 144.5 ov), 8-553 (Anil Kumble, 152.1 ov), 9-587 (Harbhajan Singh, 159.1 ov), 10-603 (RP Singh, 165.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shoaib Akhtar25710014.0011113114
86.3 to SR Tendulkar, Akhtar to Tendulkar, OUT (Caught) - got'm! another nasty short delivery aimed at the rib-cage, Tendulkar fends at it awkwardly, ball moves in just enough to clip the glove and Akmal makes no mistake, Akhtar nets the big fish - India five down and in deep trouble here. 281/5
Mohammad Asif34610313.0216117013
83.4 to Yuvraj Singh, Asif to Yuvraj Singh, OUT (Caught) - Asif once again bangs it in and Yuvraj falls for it, goes for the pull and the ball flies of the edge to the fine leg region, was never in control, Kaneria moves across in the deep and takes it cleanly - India in trouble here. 258/4
Abdul Razzaq28112624.50118190013
11.3 to V Sehwag, Razzaq to Sehwag, OUT (Caught) - gone! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Sehwag drives standing tall on the back-foot, ball clips the edge and goes straight to Farhat at first slip and this time he makes no mistake, bowling change works for Pakistan - India one down.. 39/1
144.5 to IK Pathan, Razzaq to Pathan, OUT (LBW) - beauty! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and reversing in a bit, Pathan plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger - Razzaq gets the much needed breakthrough, Pathan departs just 10 runs short of a hundred.. 529/7
Danish Kaneria54616533.0524013613
75.3 to VVS Laxman, Kaneria to Laxman, OUT (Caught) - gone! short delivery outside the off stump, the one that goes straight on, too close to cut but Laxman cuts off the back-foot and the ball goes off the top edge, Akmal behind the stumps holds on well to a difficuly chance - end of a fine partneship. 236/2
131.4 to MS Dhoni, Kaneria to Dhoni, OUT (Stumped) - and Kaneria strikes back! tossed up and turning away, a genuine leg-break, Dhoni comes down the track and swings hard but misses the target by miles - bails are off in a flash and Dhoni is out by a long away, India six down. 491/6
152.1 to A Kumble, Kaneria to Kumble, OUT (Stumped) - Kaneria strikes again! tossed up and turning away, draws Kumlbe forward and beats him all ends up, bails are off in a flash and Kumble is just short of his crease - India eight down. 553/8
Shahid Afridi24.409123.6810110200
159.1 to Harbhajan Singh, Afridi to Harbhajan Singh, OUT (LBW) - fast and full, too good a delivery for Harbhajan, ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps and up goes the finger. 587/9
165.4 to RP Singh, Afridi to RP Singh, OUT (Caught) - quicker delivery, Singh drives it in the air and straight back down the carpet, Afridi dives across to his right and takes a one-handed blinder, India end up with a lead of 15 runs.. 603/10
Pakistan 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Salman Butt c Tendulkar b Kumble2437485064.86
Kamran Akmal c Kumble b Pathan7815221113051.31
Younis Khan lbw b Singh19429945422164.88
Mohammad Yousuf run out (sub [G Gambhir])12617923211470.39
Abdul Razzaq c Laxman b Khan3238462284.21
Shahid Afridi c †Dhoni b Khan1460025.00
Mohammad Asif  b Khan016000.00
Shoaib Akhtar not out 00400-
Danish Kaneria  b Khan034000.00
Extras(b 9, lb 10, nb 13, w 3)35
TOTAL116.4 Ov (RR: 4.20, 509 Mts)490/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Salman Butt, 12.1 ov), 2-181 (Kamran Akmal, 52.1 ov), 3-423 (Mohammad Yousuf, 103.3 ov), 4-488 (Abdul Razzaq, 114.1 ov), 5-490 (Shahid Afridi, 114.6 ov), 6-490 (Younis Khan, 115.6 ov), 7-490 (Mohammad Asif, 116.1 ov), 8-490 (Danish Kaneria, 116.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Irfan Pathan2228013.63858001
52.1 to Kamran Akmal, Pathan to Akmal (OUT) - good length delivery, slanting across the right-hander, Akmla drives and the ball goes in the air towards the gully region, Kumble dives forward and across and a takes a fantastic catch to give Pathan his first wicket of the match, sharp catch that. 181/2
RP Singh2237513.4010113010
115.6 to Younis Khan, q. 490/6
Anil Kumble21311815.617815314
12.1 to Salman Butt, Kumble to Butt, OUT (Caught) - gone! full and on the stumps, driven straight to Tendulkar at midwicket, could have hit it anywhere as the ball was too full - this match is still alive. 52/1
Zaheer Khan19.446143.10897007
114.1 to Abdul Razzaq, . 488/4
114.6 to Shahid Afridi, Khan. 490/5
116.1 to Mohammad Asif, w. 490/7
116.4 to Danish Kaneria, w. 490/8
Harbhajan Singh2227803.54875300
Yuvraj Singh904605.11253100
MS Dhoni1013013.0022011
India 2nd INNINGS (Target: 476 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman not out 819281042.10
Rahul Dravid (c)not out 531280016.12
Extras(nb 2, w 6)8
TOTAL8 Ov (RR: 2.62, 28 Mts)21
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shahid Afridi401604.00171010
Younis Khan40501.25220012
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MATCH DETAILS
Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
TossPakistan, elected to bat first
Series
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
India
RP Singh
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1782
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
RP Singh
RP Singh
Umpires
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
Australia
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Pakistan
Zameer Haider
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 21 Jan - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 379/4 (Inzamam-ul-Haq 79*, Shahid Afridi 85*, 90 ov)
Sun, 22 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 110/1 (Rahul Dravid 46*, VVS Laxman 28*, 37 ov)
Mon, 23 Jan - day 3 - India 1st innings 441/5 (MS Dhoni 116*, Irfan Pathan 49*, 121 ov)
Tue, 24 Jan - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 152/1 (Kamran Akmal 59*, Younis Khan 64*, 43 ov)
Wed, 25 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 21/0 (8 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 201 balls (Kamran Akmal 36, Younis Khan 70, Ex 6)
  • Pakistan: 200 runs in 58.1 overs (353 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 207/2 in 59.0 overs (Younis Khan 81, Mohammad Yousuf 14)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (Younis Khan 28, Mohammad Yousuf 33, Ex 7)
  • Pakistan: 250 runs in 69.5 overs (426 balls), Extras 14
  • Younis Khan: 100 off 180 balls (14 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: Pakistan - 266/2 in 75.0 overs (Younis Khan 102, Mohammad Yousuf 47)
  • Mohammad Yousuf: 50 off 88 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 171 balls (Younis Khan 43, Mohammad Yousuf 69, Ex 9)
  • Pakistan: 300 runs in 81.4 overs (497 balls), Extras 20
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 228 balls (Younis Khan 66, Mohammad Yousuf 99, Ex 13)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 347/2 in 90.0 overs (Younis Khan 132, Mohammad Yousuf 92)
  • Pakistan: 350 runs in 90.3 overs (550 balls), Extras 21
  • Mohammad Yousuf: 100 off 151 balls (9 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Younis Khan: 150 off 242 balls (17 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Pakistan: 400 runs in 101.1 overs (618 balls), Extras 25
  • 3rd Wicket: 200 runs in 302 balls (Younis Khan 97, Mohammad Yousuf 125, Ex 18)
  • Tea: Pakistan - 406/2 in 102.0 overs (Younis Khan 160, Mohammad Yousuf 119)
  • New Ball Taken: Pakistan 448/3 after 108.0 overs (Younis Khan 0, Abdul Razzaq 0)
  • Dhoni took off the pads and came on to bowl with the second new ball. Dravid kept wicket
  • Pakistan: 450 runs in 108.1 overs (663 balls), Extras 28
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 50 balls (Younis Khan 27, Abdul Razzaq 31, Ex 8)