result
5th ODI, Karachi, Feb 19 2006, India tour of Pakistan
(46.5/50 ov)287/2
India won by 8 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
107* (93)
yuvraj-singh
Player Of The Series
344 runs
yuvraj-singh
15y
• Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Karachi

India romp to emphatic win

An assured opening salvo from Rahul Dravid, opening the batting in place of the rested Sachin Tendulkar, led India's pursuit of 287 in the final one-dayer at Karachi

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Scorecard summary
Pakistan286/8(50 overs)
Sreesanth4/58(10)
Ramesh Powar1/49(10)
India287/2(46.5 overs)
Yuvraj Singh*107 (93)
MS Dhoni*77 (56)

India win by 8 wickets.

46.5
1
Sami to Dhoni, 1 run

down the leg side, turned away to fine leg and the single takes India to victory!

46.4
6
Sami to Dhoni, SIX runs

another one! fuller and on the stumps, this time Dhoni picks up the long-on fence and clears it by a long long way, amazing hit

46.3
6
Sami to Dhoni, SIX runs

good length delivery outside the off stump and that's pounded over the long-off fence, Dhoni on the rampage now

46.2
Sami to Dhoni, no run

short of a good length deivery outside the off stump, Dhoni swings across but fails to make contact

46.1
1
Sami to Yuvraj, 1 run

full down leg side, Yuvraj Singh flicks it away to deep square leg for an easy single

end of over 4614 runs
INDIA: 273/2CRR: 5.93 RRR: 3.50
MS Dhoni64 (52)
Yuvraj Singh106 (92)
Mohammad Asif 9-0-48-0
Yasir Arafat 8-0-51-0
45.6
4
Mohammad Asif to Dhoni, FOUR runs

low fulltoss outside the off stump and Dhoni hammers it past the fielder at mid-on, massive over for India comes to an end

45.5
Mohammad Asif to Dhoni, no run

full on the stumps, Dhoni drives it straight to the fielder at mid-on

45.4
Mohammad Asif to Dhoni, no run

Dhoni edges the ball

45.3
Mohammad Asif to Dhoni, no run

good line but too full, Dhoni drives on the on side

45.2
6
Mohammad Asif to Dhoni, SIX runs

six more! under pressure Asif pitches it up outisde the off stump and Dhoni dismisses it over the long-off fence, India moving along nicely here

45.1
4
Mohammad Asif to Dhoni, FOUR runs

short of a length and close to the off stump line, Dhoni makes room and slices it away to the backward point fence, Asif under pressure straightaway

end of over 4514 runs
INDIA: 259/2CRR: 5.75 RRR: 5.60
MS Dhoni50 (46)
Yuvraj Singh106 (92)
Yasir Arafat 8-0-51-0
Abdul Razzaq 8-0-49-0
44.6
1
Arafat to Dhoni, 1 run

on the middle and leg stump line, played away through square leg and that's his fifty

44.5
5
Arafat to Yuvraj, 5 runs

just short of a length, Yuvraj Singh cuts it away towards point and a wild throw at the bowler's end gives away four valuable runs!

44.4
1
Arafat to Dhoni, 1 run

driven down to long-on, easy single

44.3
6
Arafat to Dhoni, SIX runs

good length delivery, Dhoni picks up the off-cutter and lofts it over the long-on fence, mighty six that

44.2
Arafat to Dhoni, no run

short delivery outside the off stump, ball keeps low and beats Dhoni

44.1
1
Arafat to Yuvraj, 1 run

yorker on the pads, turned away to fine leg for a single

end of over 4412 runs
INDIA: 245/2CRR: 5.56 RRR: 7.00
Yuvraj Singh100 (90)
MS Dhoni42 (42)
Abdul Razzaq 8-0-49-0
Yasir Arafat 7-0-37-0
43.6
1
Abdul Razzaq to Yuvraj, 1 run

driven well wide of the fielder at cover, easy single and that's his 6th ODI hundred - excellent innings

43.5
1
Abdul Razzaq to Dhoni, 1 run

short and wide outside the off stump, cut away well wide of the fielder at short third man

43.4
1
Abdul Razzaq to Yuvraj, 1 run

turned away on the leg side, easy single taken - this is turning out to be a good over for India

Match details
National Stadium, Karachi
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Pakistan
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Player Of The Series
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Series resultIndia won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberODI no. 2333
Match days (50-over match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Pakistan Image
Asad Rauf
Match Referee
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Chris Broad