Cricinfo: India v Pakistan 2007
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3rd ODI: India v Pakistan at Kanpur, Nov 11, 2007

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  • 1.5 Umar Gul to Tendulkar, FOUR, hits the deck short of length, it rears at the rib-cage. Tendulkar hops up, takes the bottom-hand off the handle and wrists it to fine-leg boundary.
    India 12/0 SR Tendulkar 4* (5b 1x4) Umar Gul 0.5-0-5-0

  • 1.6 Umar Gul to Tendulkar, FOUR, Fluent cover drive. It was full pitched and outside off, Tendulkar glided towards the line, opened the bat-face and cover drove it through the field. It went along the ground.
    India 16/0 SR Tendulkar 8* (6b 2x4) Umar Gul 1-0-9-0

  • 2.1 Shoaib Akhtar to Ganguly, FOUR, Ganguly breaks free with a cut. It was short and wide, Ganguly didn't move back and across, just hopped back and picked the gap well.
    India 20/0 SC Ganguly 6* (7b 1x4) Shoaib Akhtar 1.1-0-7-0

  • 2.3 Shoaib Akhtar to Tendulkar, FOUR, Edged over first slip! Unlucky Akthar. He banged it in short, around the middle and off stump line, Tendulkar hopped up and fended at it but the ball left him late and took a bit of a handle before flying over first slip.
    India 25/0 SR Tendulkar 12* (7b 3x4) Shoaib Akhtar 1.3-0-12-0

  • 3.3 Umar Gul to Ganguly, FOUR, edged through the vacant second slip. Just one slip in place. It landed on a length, outside off stump and shaped away, Ganguly pushed at it, bat well away from the body, the feet struck to the ground and the ball flew to third man boundary.
    India 31/0 SC Ganguly 13* (11b 2x4) Umar Gul 1.3-0-15-0

  • 7.1 Umar Gul to Tendulkar, FOUR, The runs keep coming. It landed short of length, outside off stump and held its line, Tendulkar was on the front foot and he forced it away through point. Got nicely on top of the bounce there.
    India 51/0 SR Tendulkar 18* (15b 4x4) Umar Gul 3.1-0-28-0

  • 7.2 Umar Gul to Tendulkar, FOUR, crack. Fuller, just outside off stump, Tendulkar bent his back knee and carved it past point. Very eye-catching stroke.
    India 55/0 SR Tendulkar 22* (16b 5x4) Umar Gul 3.2-0-32-0

  • 7.6 Umar Gul to Ganguly, FOUR, Here comes Ganguly's response. He takes a couple of steps down the track, moving diagonally outside leg in the process, Gul tries to fire in a yorker, ends up as a low full toss on the leg stump and Ganguly drives it inside-out through wide mid-off
    India 60/0 SC Ganguly 28* (30b 3x4 1x6) Umar Gul 4-0-37-0

  • 11.3 Umar Gul to Ganguly, FOUR, again he backs to the leg side and heaves a length delivery on the leg stump line past midwicket. He had wanted to hit it over mid-on but the ball made contact with the inner half of the bat and went past midwicket.
    India 73/1 SC Ganguly 34* (40b 4x4 1x6) Umar Gul 5.3-0-46-0

  • 14.3 Sohail Tanvir to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, drifts on to the legs and Yuvraj wrists it past square leg. Easy pickings.
    India 86/2 Yuvraj Singh 4* (2b 1x4) Sohail Tanvir 3.3-0-12-2

  • 19.3 Shahid Afridi to Gambhir, FOUR, flighted delivery on the leg and middle, Gambhir ran down the track to drive between the bowler and mid-on
    India 99/2 G Gambhir 10* (26b 1x4) Shahid Afridi 0.3-0-7-0

  • 21.4 Shahid Afridi to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Fab cover drive. Easy on the eye. Flighted one outside off stump and Yuvraj went down on his front knee to cream it through extra cover.
    India 108/2 Yuvraj Singh 14* (23b 2x4) Shahid Afridi 1.4-0-15-0

  • 28.3 Shoaib Malik to Dhoni, FOUR, outside off stump, on a length and it didn't turn much, Dhoni played it late and wristed it through the vacant slip region. Partly edged and partly steered.
    India 134/3 MS Dhoni 4* (2b 1x4) Shoaib Malik 2.3-0-13-0

  • 35.1 Shoaib Akhtar to Dhoni, FOUR, The runs are coming in a deluge. Short of length, outside off stump and Dhoni slapped it through extra cover. Neither horizontal nor vertical, a forceful slap on the up.
    India 175/3 MS Dhoni 28* (23b 2x4 2x6) Shoaib Akhtar 6.1-1-22-0

  • 36.3 Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, FOUR, whack. That bottom-hand again. It was slightly short in length, outside off stump, Dhoni rocked back to thrash it through cover point
    India 187/3 MS Dhoni 33* (29b 3x4 2x6) Shahid Afridi 4.3-0-36-0

  • 36.4 Shahid Afridi to Dhoni, FOUR, More runs. Again a touch short in length - perhaps Afridi is expecting Dhoni to charge out - and Dhoni stood tall to blast it through cover
    India 191/3 MS Dhoni 37* (30b 4x4 2x6) Shahid Afridi 4.4-0-40-0

  • 40.2 Shahid Afridi to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, back over the sticks. Yuvraj goes down on his front knee to drill a sweep to deep square leg boundary. That's his fifty too.
    India 209/3 Yuvraj Singh 51* (77b 3x4 2x6) Shahid Afridi 6.2-0-48-0

  • 44.3 Abdur Rehman to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, slower through the air, down the leg side and Yuvraj shapes to sweep, sees that the ball is really slow and just helps it along to the fine leg boundary
    India 239/4 Yuvraj Singh 69* (88b 4x4 3x6) Abdur Rehman 4.3-0-23-1

  • 46.4 Abdur Rehman to Uthappa, FOUR, reverse sweeps for a boundary! It was just outside leg stump, turning in, Uthappa reverse swept it through backward point
    India 264/5 RV Uthappa 18* (13b 1x4 1x6) Abdur Rehman 5.4-0-40-2


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