India vs Afghanistan 3rd Match at Colombo, 19 Sep, 2012

Toss: Afghanistan, who choose to bowl first
India won by 23 runs
W
Afghanistan, who choose to bowl first
Afghanistan 136/10 in 19.3 Overs
Current Run rate: 6.97

India 159/5 (20)

Player of the Match: Virat Kohli
Batsman
Runs
Balls
4's
6's
S/R
Mat
Runs
HS
Avg
0
0
0
0
0
10
10
9
5.00
Bowler
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wkts
Econ
Mat
Wkts
BBI
Avg
3.3
0
19
3
5.43
5
10
3/19
12.10
4
0
29
1
7.25
24
28
3/16
22.07
Recent Overs:
1
1
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1
W
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1wd
4
1
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1
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1nb
1
.
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4
4
W
W
Current Partnership: 10 runs, 0.4 overs, RR: 15 (MS Dhoni, RG Sharma )
Last Wicket:

Over 20.0  

Over 19.3 L Balaji bowls a pitched up delivery to Dawlat Zadran, CLEAN BOWLED, Dawlat makes plenty of room but only to have the base of his middle struck by a perfect yorker! So India survive a huge scare and defeat Afghanistan by 23 runs!
Over 19.2 L Balaji bowls a short and rising delivery to Gulbodin Naib, CAUGHT, Naib makes room for a big hit and slices it in the air to get caught by Raina around extra covers.
Over 19.1 L Balaji bowls a bouncer to Gulbodin Naib, beaten, no runs, attempts a pull and gets beaten around off.
End of Over 19  
Over 18.6 IK Pathan bowls a pitched up delivery to Dawlat Zadran, makes room and whacks it along the ground through wide mid on for another Boundary! Afghanistan need 24 runs to win from the final over.
Over 18.5 IK Pathan bowls a pitched up delivery to Dawlat Zadran, makes room and plays a cracking shot flat in the air through extra covers for a Boundary.
Over 18.4 IK Pathan bowls a short and rising delivery to Dawlat Zadran, no runs, makes room for a pull and gets beaten around middle.
Over 18.3 IK Pathan bowls a short and rising delivery to Gulbodin Naib, 1 run, tamely top edges his pull straight down the ground and has to settle for a single.
Over 18.2 IK Pathan slips in a full toss to Gulbodin Naib, no runs, chips down the track and drills it off the bottom to covers and again refuses a single!
Over 18.2 IK Pathan bangs it short onto the pitch to Gulbodin Naib, NB+0, pulls it down to mid on and sends back his partner from an easy run! Freehit coming up!
Over 18.1 IK Pathan bowls a bouncer to Gulbodin Naib, beaten, no runs, makes room for a pull and gets beaten outside off.
Over 17.6 L Balaji bowls a good length delivery to Dawlat Zadran, beaten, no runs, shuffles across for a paddle scoop and misses it around middle.
Over 17.5 L Balaji bowls a short and rising delivery to Gulbodin Naib, 1 run, drags his pull to deep backward squareleg for one.
Over 17.4 L Balaji bowls a short and rising delivery to Gulbodin,and Najibullah is RUN OUT! Guldbodin attempts a pull and gets hit on the shoulder by a slower one. Meanwhile the non-striker is sent back from a run and he is struggling to make it to his end because of his hamstring injury. Najib puts in a dive and Balaji disturbed the stump with his arm with the ball in his hand. And the rules say that it is fair enough for a Run Out.
Over 17.3 L Balaji bowls a short and rising delivery to Gulbodin Naib, beaten, no runs, goes back for a pull and gets beaten by one that seamed away outside off.
Over 17.2 L Balaji bowls it short of length to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, pushes it through covers for one. The batsman is struggling with his hamstring which he strained while fielding.
Over 17.1 L Balaji bowls it short and wide outside off to Najibullah Zadran, leans back and cuts that away past covers for a Boundary.
Over 17.1 L Balaji bowls it short of length to Najibullah Zadran, 1 wide, this is banged in down the legside for a wide.
End of Over 17  
Over 16.6 R Ashwin bowls it flat in the air to S Shafiqullah, no runs, defends the carrom ball back to the bowler.
Over 16.5 R Ashwin bowls it flat in the air to Mohammad Nabi, CAUGHT, Ashwin's pause works out well as Nabi jumps down the track but only to slice his big shot towards long off who takes the catch well inside the ropes!
Over 16.4 R Ashwin bowls it flat in the air to S Shafiqullah, 1 run, bends down and slogs the carrom ball to deep mid wicket for one.