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RESULT
3rd Test, Karachi, January 29 - February 01, 2006, India tour of Pakistan
245 & 599/7d
(T:607) 238 & 265

Pakistan won by 341 runs

Player Of The Match
113 & 6 catches
kamran-akmal
Player Of The Series
553 runs
younis-khan
Pakistan 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Salman Butt c Dravid b Pathan043000.00
Imran Farhat c †Dhoni b Singh2229575075.86
Younis Khan (c)lbw b Pathan011000.00
Mohammad Yousuf  b Pathan012000.00
Faisal Iqbal lbw b Khan513201038.46
Shahid Afridi  b Khan1014201071.42
Abdul Razzaq lbw b Singh45791237056.96
Kamran Akmal c †Dhoni b Pathan11314820318076.35
Shoaib Akhtar c Yuvraj Singh b Pathan45601068175.00
Mohammad Asif c Laxman b Singh01116000.00
Danish Kaneria not out 022000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 2)5
TOTAL60.1 Ov (RR: 4.07, 282 Mts)245
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Salman Butt, 0.4 ov), 2-0 (Younis Khan, 0.5 ov), 3-0 (Mohammad Yousuf, 0.6 ov), 4-13 (Faisal Iqbal, 5.2 ov), 5-37 (Shahid Afridi, 9.5 ov), 6-39 (Imran Farhat, 10.3 ov), 7-154 (Abdul Razzaq, 36.6 ov), 8-236 (Kamran Akmal, 56.2 ov), 9-245 (Mohammad Asif, 59.4 ov), 10-245 (Shoaib Akhtar, 60.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Irfan Pathan17.146153.557810020
0.4 to Salman Butt, . 0/1
0.5 to Younis Khan, Pathan to Younis Khan (OUT) - Pathan! Pathan! excellent delivery first up, full and swinging back in, Younis plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger, Pakistan two down, Pathan on a hat-trick here!. 0/2
0.6 to Mohammad Yousuf, Pathan to Youhana (OUT) - this is sensational stuff! another ripper of a delivery, the one that pitches in line and shapes back in, Youhana was clueless, ball goes right through the gap and crashes into the woodwork - Pathan becomes only the second Indian in the history of the game to bag a hat-trick!. 0/3
56.2 to Kamran Akmal, finally the break through! slow off-cutter does the trick, Akmal is bit early into the shot and the edge is produced, Dhoni dives forward and across and takes a good catch to end a fine innings.. 236/8
60.1 to Shoaib Akhtar, all over! slower delivery on the middle and off stump line, Akhtar goes after it and the ball sails down to long-on, got the height but not the distance, Yuvraj in the deep takes it on the move, Pathan ends up with a 5-for.. 245/10
Zaheer Khan1527525.006313000
5.2 to Faisal Iqbal, Z Khan to Iqbal (OUT) - and Zaheer joins the party! good length delivery, this one pitched and straightened, Iqbal playing for the one that slants away offers no shot and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Harper upholds the appeal, Pakistan in total disarray here!. 13/4
9.5 to Shahid Afridi, Z Khan to Afridi (OUT) - got'm! good length delivery on the stumps, this one nipped back of the seam, Afridi makes room and plays a nothing shot, probably looking to go over the cover fielder and the leg stump goes for a walk! Pakistan five down and in deep deep trouble here.. 37/5
RP Singh1616634.126812000
10.3 to Imran Farhat, RP Singh to Farhat (OUT) - another one bites the dust! good length delivery, pitched wide outside the off stump and shaping away late, Farhat drives away from his body and ends up with a thick edge, ball goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps - Pakistan six down. 39/6
36.6 to Abdul Razzaq, (OUT) - good length delivery, hint of in swing, Razzaq plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad in line with the leg stump, loud appeal and up goes the finger, tough decision that, end of a fine partnership - Pakistan 7 down. 154/7
59.4 to Mohammad Asif, duck! good length delivery outside the off stump, came in a bit with the angle, Asif pushes forward to defend and the ball goes off the edge, Laxman at second slip makes no mistake, Pakistan nine down. 245/9
Sourav Ganguly20904.50102001
Anil Kumble1013203.20443100
India 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
VVS Laxman  b Mohammad Asif1936734052.77
Rahul Dravid (c)c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Asif312200025.00
Virender Sehwag c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Akhtar54710125.00
Sachin Tendulkar  b Abdul Razzaq2329495079.31
Sourav Ganguly c Mohammad Asif b Abdul Razzaq3453986064.15
Yuvraj Singh lbw b Mohammad Asif45741208060.81
MS Dhoni c †Kamran Akmal b Abdul Razzaq13133030100.00
Irfan Pathan c Mohammad Yousuf b Shahid Afridi4051956178.43
Anil Kumble lbw b Shoaib Akhtar731380022.58
Zaheer Khan c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Asif2137552056.75
RP Singh not out 013000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 17)28
TOTAL54.1 Ov (RR: 4.39, 300 Mts)238
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Rahul Dravid, 3.2 ov), 2-14 (Virender Sehwag, 4.3 ov), 3-56 (VVS Laxman, 11.6 ov), 4-56 (Sachin Tendulkar, 12.4 ov), 5-137 (Sourav Ganguly, 29.3 ov), 6-165 (Yuvraj Singh, 34.5 ov), 7-165 (MS Dhoni, 35.1 ov), 8-181 (Anil Kumble, 42.4 ov), 9-237 (Irfan Pathan, 53.4 ov), 10-238 (Zaheer Khan, 54.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shoaib Akhtar1637024.377210104
4.3 to V Sehwag, gone! short of a good length delivery, that was quick and the ball shaped away just enough to clip the outside edge, Akmal holds on well - Akhtar gets the danger man! India two down and in trouble here. 14/2
42.4 to A Kumble, got'm! short of a good length delivery, coming in with the angle and this one kept low after hitting the deck, Kumble looking to defend it on the back-foot fails to make contact and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Taufel is convinced and Akhtar gets one to his name. 181/8
Mohammad Asif19.117844.068512005
3.2 to R Dravid, got'm! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump and shaping away late, Dravid had no option but to play at it, ball clips the edge and goes straight to Akmal behind the stumps - that was a cracker of a delivery, Pakistan off to a good start here!. 9/1
11.6 to VVS Laxman, what a ball! good length delivery, pitched wide outside the off stump and nipped back in a long away, Laxman plays down the wrong line, ball seamed in just enough to clip the off stump, Asif gets one more to his name, India three down and in deep trouble now. 56/3
34.5 to Yuvraj Singh, Asif strikes! good length delivery, this one pitched in line with the leg stump and held its line, Yuvraj pushes forward to defend but ends up playing down the wrong line, ball hits the pad plumb in front of stumps - umpire Taufel upholds the appeal, India six down. 165/6
Abdul Razzaq1636734.187311007
12.4 to SR Tendulkar, got'm! Razzaq too joins the party! good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, this one seamed back in cramping Tendulkar who fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and crashes into the woodwork - this is as big as it gets! India four down and in total disarray here!. 56/4
29.3 to SC Ganguly, Gone! surprise bouncer and Ganguly needlessly goes after it, ball flies off the edge to the fine leg region, Asif in the deep judges it to perfection, Razzaq gets the much needed breakthrough, India five down. 137/5
35.1 to MS Dhoni, another nail goes in! good length delivery outside the off stump, the one that goes straight on, Dhoni drives with his feet revetted to the ground and the edge is produced, Akmal dives across and takes a good low catch to give Razzaq his third wicket of the innings. 165/7
Shahid Afridi301214.00122000
53.4 to IK Pathan, tossed up and turning in, Pathan goes after it and ends up hitting it high up towards long-off, Youhana moves in from the deep and judges it to perfection - India nine down and they still trail by 8 runs. 237/9
Pakistan 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Salman Butt lbw b Ganguly537410210071.62
Imran Farhat c Tendulkar b Pathan578712110065.51
Younis Khan (c)lbw b Kumble7712221411063.11
Mohammad Yousuf lbw b Kumble9716123212060.24
Faisal Iqbal c Tendulkar b Khan13922030416163.18
Shahid Afridi c Tendulkar b Singh60468091130.43
Abdul Razzaq c Yuvraj Singh b Kumble901411915463.82
Kamran Akmal not out 015000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 7, nb 11, w 1)26
TOTAL140.1 Ov (RR: 4.27, 629 Mts)599/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-109 (Salman Butt, 24.1 ov), 2-122 (Imran Farhat, 27.4 ov), 3-280 (Younis Khan, 67.6 ov), 4-318 (Mohammad Yousuf, 77.1 ov), 5-402 (Shahid Afridi, 95.6 ov), 6-598 (Faisal Iqbal, 139.4 ov), 7-599 (Abdul Razzaq, 140.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Irfan Pathan25310614.2410713210
27.4 to Imran Farhat, gone! short delivery, angled in from outside the off stump, Farhat goes after it and for once fails to time it properly, ball clips the leading edge and balloons up towards mid-off, Tendulkar gets under it and makes no mistake - both the openers are back in the hut.. 122/2
Zaheer Khan28410313.6711713003
139.4 to Faisal Iqbal, finally the breakthrough! good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, coming in with the angle, Iqbal gets under it and swings hard but this time fails to get the distance, ball goes high up towards wide long-on, Tendulkar moves across in the deep and takes it cleanly, Iqbal departs after an entertaining innings. 598/6
RP Singh24111514.799419000
95.6 to Shahid Afridi, and Singh gets his revenge! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Afridi goes for the pull but is bit early into the shot and the ball balloons up towards long-on, Tendulkar moves in from the deep and judges it to perfection, Pakistan 5 down. 402/5
Anil Kumble37.1315134.0615415305
67.6 to Younis Khan, and Kumble strikes! well bowled googly, the one that turns back into the right-hander, Younis Khan pushes forward to defend but the ball hits the pad first, loud appeal and up goes the finger, welcome wicket for India. 280/3
77.1 to Mohammad Yousuf, gone! once again it's the googly that does the trick, hurried on after hitting the deck and Youhana is caught in no-mans-land, ball hits the back-pad right in front of the stumps and umpire Taufel adjudicates in favour of the bowler, Youhana departs just three runs short of a hundred. 318/4
140.1 to Abdul Razzaq, tossed up wide outside the leg stump, Razzaq comes down the track and lofts it straight down the throat of Yuvraj Singh at long-on, Pakistan seven down. 599/7
Sourav Ganguly1616814.257011003
24.1 to Salman Butt, good ball pitched on the stumps, moved in a touch, Butt moves forward and misses the line of the ball and gets hit on the pad, loud shout, given by Umpire Harper, Ganguly with the breakthrough!. 109/1
Virender Sehwag10202.0040000
Sachin Tendulkar904004.44312100
India 2nd INNINGS (Target: 607 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag  b Mohammad Asif4591080.00
Rahul Dravid (c)c †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Akhtar2420050.00
VVS Laxman  b Mohammad Asif2134582061.76
Sachin Tendulkar  b Mohammad Asif2647745055.31
Sourav Ganguly lbw b Abdul Razzaq37561096066.07
Yuvraj Singh c †Kamran Akmal b Abdul Razzaq12214418319184.72
MS Dhoni c Imran Farhat b Abdul Razzaq1835424051.42
Irfan Pathan c Faisal Iqbal b Abdul Razzaq4691066.66
Anil Kumble c Imran Farhat b Danish Kaneria551310100.00
Zaheer Khan  b Danish Kaneria1017202058.82
RP Singh not out 035000.00
Extras(b 7, nb 4, w 5)16
TOTAL58.4 Ov (RR: 4.51, 270 Mts)265
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Rahul Dravid, 0.5 ov), 2-8 (Virender Sehwag, 1.3 ov), 3-63 (VVS Laxman, 12.1 ov), 4-74 (Sachin Tendulkar, 16.3 ov), 5-177 (Sourav Ganguly, 36.1 ov), 6-208 (MS Dhoni, 46.6 ov), 7-216 (Irfan Pathan, 48.6 ov), 8-231 (Anil Kumble, 51.3 ov), 9-251 (Zaheer Khan, 55.6 ov), 10-265 (Yuvraj Singh, 58.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shoaib Akhtar813714.62355011
0.5 to R Dravid, . 8/1
Mohammad Asif1214834.00517000
1.3 to V Sehwag, gone! this is seam bowling at its best! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and seaming in late, Sehwag is comprehensively beaten and the ball crashes into the woodwork, India two down and in deep trouble here. 8/2
12.1 to VVS Laxman, Asif strikes again! good length delivery, pitched in line with the off stump and swinging into the right hander, Laxman pushes forward to defend, ball goes right through the gate and the middle stump goes for a walk! that's a classic dismissal - India three down and in all sorts of trouble here. 63/3
16.3 to SR Tendulkar, Asif does it again! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and seaming in, ball keeps low after hitting the deck and it goes right through Tendulkar's defense, off stump uprooted - India in total disarray here.. 74/4
Abdul Razzaq18.408844.717815100
36.1 to SC Ganguly, gone first ball! good length delivery on the stumps, the one that goes straight on, Ganguly plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Harper took his time but in the end adjudicates in favour of the bowler - India five down. 177/5
46.6 to MS Dhoni, gone! short of a good length delivery, moved away a touch, Dhoni drives off the back-foot with no real foot-wook, ball clips the outside edge and goes straight to Farhat at second slip, India six down - just four more need now. 208/6
48.6 to IK Pathan, another one bites the dust! excellent effort ball, right on traget and a surprised Pathan fends at it, ball clips the shoulder of the bat and lobs up straight to Iqbal at gully, Razzaq gets one more to his name - Pakistan need just three more wickets to wrap this up. 216/7
58.4 to Yuvraj Singh, all over! short ball on the middle and off stump line, Yuvraj is bit early into the shot and the ball goes off the glove, Akmal dives across and takes a good catch. Pakistan win by 341 runs!. 265/10
Danish Kaneria1807524.167612003
51.3 to A Kumble, out!! good length ball from Kaneria, coming from Over the Stumps, pitches a little wide and turns away, Kumble falls to the trap and chases the ball, manages only a thick outside edge, and is brilliantly held onto by Imran Farhat at first slip. 231/8
55.6 to Z Khan, gone! wrong'un does the trick, this one turns back in sharply, Khan looking to cut it off the back-foot ends up with a thick inside edge, ball crashes into the pad and rolls on to the stumps, India nine down, Pakistan need just one more wicket. 251/9
Shahid Afridi201005.0082000
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MATCH DETAILS
National Stadium, Karachi
TossIndia, elected to field first
Series
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Pakistan
Kamran Akmal
Player Of The Series
Pakistan
Younis Khan
Series resultPakistan won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1783
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia
Daryl Harper
Australia
Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
Pakistan
Asad Rauf
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 29 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 74/4 (Sourav Ganguly 9*, Yuvraj Singh 7*, 16 ov)
Mon, 30 Jan - day 2 - Pakistan 2nd innings 173/2 (Younis Khan 25*, Mohammad Yousuf 30*, 39 ov)
Tue, 31 Jan - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 511/5 (Faisal Iqbal 103*, Abdul Razzaq 44*, 127 ov)
Wed, 01 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 265 (58.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Abdul Razzaq: 50 off 98 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Pakistan: 550 runs in 131.6 overs (804 balls), Extras 22
  • 6th Wicket: 150 runs in 232 balls (Faisal Iqbal 78, Abdul Razzaq 82, Ex 5)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Lunch: India - 48/2 in 9.0 overs (VVS Laxman 14, SR Tendulkar 17)
  • India: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (59 balls), Extras 11
  • India: 100 runs in 20.2 overs (124 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: India - 115/4 in 22.0 overs (SC Ganguly 21, Yuvraj Singh 30)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 50 balls (SC Ganguly 13, Yuvraj Singh 38, Ex 1)
  • Yuvraj Singh: 50 off 45 balls (11 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 29.3 overs (180 balls), Extras 12
  • Tea: India - 177/4 in 36.0 overs (SC Ganguly 37, Yuvraj Singh 72)
  • India: 200 runs in 43.1 overs (264 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: India - 236/8 in 53.0 overs (Yuvraj Singh 99, Z Khan 4)
  • Yuvraj Singh: 100 off 126 balls (17 x 4)
  • India: 250 runs in 55.4 overs (339 balls), Extras 16
India Innings
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