India vs Pakistan

Match info: ICC World Twenty20 at Shere Bangla National Stadium - Group 2

Date: 21st Mar 2014 Umpires: H D P K Dharmasena and R A Kettleborough

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

India

131/3 (18.3 Overs)

Result

Pakistan

130/7 (20.0 Overs)

India win by 7 wickets

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  • India win by 7 wickets

    India win by 7 wickets, good all-round performance from the Indians. They started off by bowling well and restricting the Pakistanis to 130. A strong opening partnership for India laid the foundation, and Kohli and Raina made it look easy in the end.
  • Over 18.3 - Ind 131/3 (Raina 35, Kohli 36)

    Dropped, Raina is dropped by Hafeez at midwicket. Six, Raina hits a six to make it worse, he pulls it superbly over midwicket for a six. A single to fine leg and India win by 7 wickets. Good controlled performance by the Indians.
  • Over 18 - Ind 124/3 (Raina 28, Kohli 36)

    Junaid Khan comes back into the attack, Raina hits the first ball for four, over mid-off. India need 12 from 16 balls. A couple of dots and then a single to Raina. Kohli ends the over with a four through deep midwicket. India inch closer to the win.
  • Over 17 - Ind 115/3 (Raina 23, Kohli 32)

    Ajmal comes back into the attack, a couple of dots to start the over and he bowls a good over under pressure. A single from it, Ajmal finishes his 4 overs.
  • Over 16 - Ind 114/3 (Raina 22, Kohli 32)

    Gul comes into the attack, six singles from the over, a couple of runs and a wide make it 8 runs from the over.
  • Over 15 - Ind 106/3 (Raina 19, Kohli 28)

    Four, Kohli starts the over with a boundary, through long off for four. A couple of runs and then Kohli hits it for four more. 12 runs from the over.
  • Over 14 - Ind 94/3 (Raina 18, Kohli 15)

    Ajmal comes in to bowl his third over, three singles from the over. India need 37 from 36 balls.
  • Over 13 - Ind 93/3 (Raina 17, Kohli 15)

    A dot to start the over and then Raina slams Bhatti through midwicket. A couple of singles and Raina ends the over with another four. 10 runs from the over.
  • Over 12 - Ind 81/3 (Raina 8, Kohli 14)

    A single to start the over, Kohli then plays a few dots and hits the fourth ball for a six over midwicket, much needed boundary for India. A couple of singles to end the over, nine runs from it.
  • Over 11 - Ind 72/3 (Raina 6, Kohli 7)

    WICKET! Bhatti strikes with his first ball. Yuvraj plays all over this one and is bowled. India need a partnership now as Raina walks out to bat. A couple of singles and Raina hits the next ball to the third man boundary. India 72 for 3 after 11 overs.
  • Over 10 - Ind 65/2 (Y Singh 1, Kohli 6)

    Ajmal starts the 10 overs, a single to Kohli and WICKET! Rohit chops it on to his stumps, India lose their 2nd wicket and Yuvraj Singh walks out to bat. A couple of singles and the wicket from the over.
  • Over 9 - Ind 63/1 (R Sharma 24, Kohli 5)

    Kohli comes out to bat with Rohit, Afridi starts the over with a wide, an appeal to put off the umpire but Dharmasena still gives it a wide. Three wides, another wide down the leg side and the keeper misses it, bonus runs for India. Four, Kohli gets off the mark with a boundary, he hits it confidently to third man. A single to end the over.
  • Over 8 - Ind 54/1 (R Sharma 24)

    Umar Gul bowls a length ball and Rohit clears his front leg and hits it over long-on for a six, good clean hit from him. A single and Dhawan then guides the ball through backward point for a couple of runs. The 50 partnership comes up for India. Four, Dhawan hits it through long-on for four. WICKET! Ajmal takes the catch and Dhawan has to go back to the pavilion, Gul gets the wicket. India lose their first wicket.
  • Over 7 - Ind 41/0 (Dhawan 24, R Sharma 17)

    Afridi comes into the attack, Hafeez looking for a wicket. A couple of singles to start the over, three runs from the over in the end.
  • Over 6 - Ind 38/0 (Dhawan 23, R Sharma 15)

    Gul comes into the attack, Rohit takes a single from the first ball. A big appeal for lbw, but there was inside edge on it. Dhawan upper cuts the short delivery on the off side for a couple of runs. Four, it was down leg side and Dhawan just guides it past the short fine leg fielder for four.
  • Over 5 - Ind 31/0 (Dhawan 17, R Sharma 14)

    A couple of dots, Ajmal comes into the attack. Dhawan slog sweeps it to the boundary, his first boundary of the innings. Four more, Dhawan pulls it away through mid-on for four more, good batting against the spin. Four more to end the over, Dhawan makes it 12 runs from the over.
  • Over 4 - Ind 19/0 (Dhawan 5, R Sharma 14)

    Khan continues, Rohit hits the first ball for a boundary. Pre-meditated shot from him, but fine leg was up in the circle and he scooped it over his head. Six, a short ball from Junaid and Rohit makes room for himself and hits it over point for a six. A single to rotate strike, Rohi steers the ball to third man. A single to end a good over for India.
  • Over 3 - Ind 7/0 (Dhawan 4, R Sharma 3)

    A couple of runs from the over, Pakistan keep it tight and Dhawan and Rohit not able to get off to a flying start.
  • Over 2 - Ind 5/0 (Dhawan 3, R Sharma 2)

    Junaid Khan comes in to bowl. A couple of dots and then Rohit runs the ball down the third man for a single. Another single, a direct hit and the third umpire is consulted, replays show that Dhawan is safe. Good start from Pakistan.
  • Over 1 - Ind 3/0 (Dhawan 2, R Sharma 1)

    Hafeez opens the bowling and Dhawan and Rohit at the crease. Rohit is off the mark with a single through midwicket. A few dots and then Dhawan hits the ball through square leg for a couple of runs. Three from the first over.

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