Post#1 : India vs Pakistan 2007 pre-series cricket nostalgia encounters between traditional rivals
DLF Cup 2006 at Abu Dhabi
India leveled the series 1-1 in 2nd ODI through a solid batting performance backed up by a fine bowling effort.
Pakistan 201 for 4 (Younis 71*, Inzamam 40) beat India 197 (Venugopal Rao 61*, Raina 40, Malik 3-40) by 6 wickets
-> Celebrities : Parvez Musharraf, Pakistan’s president, and Bolywood star Salman Khan watched the match live from Abu Dhabi
-> Four Indian run outs wrecked their innings.
-> Pakistan’s Younis and Inzamam-ul-Haq partnership was turning point of the game.
Highlights of 1st ODI
India 269 for 5 (Dravid 92, Sehwag 73, Dhoni 59) beat Pakistan 218 (Inzamam 79) by 51 runs
-> The opening partnership of Sehwag and Dravid was the deciding factor in 2nd ODI the match
-> Sehwag bounced back from his poor run with an 83-ball 73, inclusive of ten fours and a six, in a 138-run opening stand with RAhul Dravid.
-> Inzamam singlehandedly won 39 matches over India and the celebrations are clear when Rahul Dravid did run-out of Inzamam-ul-Haq.
-> Yuvraj stunner ctach of Malik off Powar’s bowling on 45.
Highlights of 2nd ODI