Pakistan Newspaper

Mohali, India: More than a dream. Sachin Tendulkar Pakistan dropped four times and paid the price because they had succumbed to India by 29 runs in the high-octane semi-final at the World Cup before the Permanent Court of Arbitration packed stadium here on Wednesday.
Living dangerously, and 85 were Sachin to guide India to 260-9 by Pakistan in chaos-run chase to put an end to an otherwise bright for the World Cup on a disappointing note.
Sachin - Looking for tons of his international 100 - dropped by lamp Zia ul-Haq in 27.45 in Khan Younis, Kamran completed in 70 and finished at the age of 81, Pakistan has failed to live up to the event and crashed to the loss of the fifth World Cup against arch-rivals.
Wahab Riaz chose five wickets, but all his hard work went in vain as Pakistan collapsed under pressure, chasing 261 - gettable target consider the fact that the wicket held no demons, while others in the pitch and lightening fast.
Pakistan fell terribly short on many fronts. Umar Gul, the star pacer, which was a poor, milking 69 runs from 8 overs.
He missed a good start openers, while the top were not able to click when to order more than others. Younis Khan flopped again during the Misbah was unable to lift really rounds although it scored the highest with 56 from 76 balls. It was a sad spectacle such as Pakistan Vice Captain to try to achieve the miracle that Pakistan is in dire need at the end of rounds, but fell short of painful. And throw them if Greenshirts 231 in 49.5 overs.
Shahid Afridi went wicketless for the first time in the tournament and then failed to take advantage of a good start with the bat. Abdul Razzaq al-flopped with the bat and ball both.
Pakistan have no one else but themselves to blame. It was started in the beginning of a fine by the openers fell, playing poor shots.
Kamran started completed (19 from 21 balls) Pakistan innings with a superb drive for four off Zaheer Khan first ball. But fell in trying to drive slower and only one to reach it directly to Yuvraj Singh at point.
Raced Hafeez, who hit fifty, who are unbeaten in the tenth wicket victory over the islands of the West Indies in the quarter-final effort to almost 43, to reach to the borders of seven delicious in this process. But in a moment of madness, try to paddle sweep of the delivery of Munaf Patel, who was out of the trunk of the management only to edge to Dhoni.
The Asad Shafiq (30) Next to move before trying to cut the Khan Younis Yuvraj failed again and tried to get the left-armer to only a spoon to Raina at cover. Pakistan had been in 26106-4 is an urgent need to rescue law.
Umar Akmal returned briefly to provide it with the ball breezy 24-29, which included two from Philadelphia. And threw away his wicket, playing volley ball awful as the arm of [Herbahjn] Singh smashed his stumps.
Afridi decided to promote Abdul Razzaq up in the system, but the move did not click with the allrounder back to the dressing room hit by a slow leg cutter from Munaf Patel.
Pakistan captain joined his deputy and his team hoped for a miracle. He added that the partnership Afridi 34 of the lamp 33 to the total, but only when things were starting to improve respect for Greenshirts, Afridi went for a big one off [Herbahjn] However, the marsupial, which Virender Sehwag.
Pakistan has been unable to get any worthwhile partnerships with the open position of 44 being the best rounds of their own. And set up all the Indian bowlers five wickets two apiece.
Earlier, and it seems that when Virender Tendulkar and smashed Gul all over the park to take India to 47-0 in the amounts the first five, as if they were set with the host team, which won a crucial toss, the last thing a large group it seems wickets apartment. Struggling for rhythm, and exude Gul for a period of 41 from the opening four overs, which included nine boundaries.
It was Virender elegant watch that he withdrew, cut and drove with enviable ease. But it has led the introduction of the fall-Wahab opened strong with one that skidded and caught him plumb before the wicket. Virender request for review, but stressed that the rule of Simon Taufel was on the spot. Virender Sehwag hit nine in four veil his 25 - ball fun.
Gautam Gambhir then added 68 of 68 balls with Tendulkar also keep ticking even Duo Motherboard Pakistan started to apply some pressure with Wahab, bowling superbly beautiful Hafeez.
Hafeez, who had got Pakistan, which penetrate the much-needed, and beating Gambhir Aviation and Kamran did the rest. Gambhir hit two boundaries ball --3,227.
Tendulkar then took India to 141-2 in 25 payments before the got rid of Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh Wahab of successive births. It has been recognized by the impoverished fishing Cooley, who was arrested at a point back by completed age. The next one of the very one that crashed swinging their trunks in full throttle.
Sachin and Dhoni then put on 46 of 69 balls before Pakistan has finally decided to get rid of the former. The Afridi, who took over fishing in the short extra cover off the most beautiful. Tendulkar hits for 161 minutes, faced 11 511 balls and hit the border. Dhoni fell 18 runs later Wahab and even referral to save it to the commander of the Indian Ocean.
Suresh Raina played a vital blow 36 (not out) to make sure that India has up to a total of fighting. He faced 39 balls and hit three boundaries. Fell [Herbahjn] (12) for the best-Wahab scalped while Zaheer Khan (9) before running out of Nehra (1) and India ended in the amounts of 50 260-9. With the end of 5-46 while Wahab took 2-44 beautiful.
Earlier, Pakistan has decided against making any changes to the squad which helped to crush the West Indies by four wickets in the quarter-finals last week in Dhaka. The temptation to bring Shoaib Akhtar was there, but in the end she chose to keep Wahab. India has remained surprisingly, in the form of rotor Ravichandran Ashwin Ashish Nehra to bring in a tenth game.
The Board record
India won toss
LBW b Virender V W Riad 38
S R S Tendulkar c Afridi b s 85 most beautiful
P K u Gambhir completed Hafeez b M-27
U V Kohli c Akmal b Riaz W 9
W. Riad Yuvraj b Singh 0
* MSN † LBW b DENIS W. Riad 25
SK Raina not out 36
[Herbahjn k] st Akmal b Singh s 12 most beautiful
Z Khan c Akmal b Riaz K. W. 9
Nehra and ran out of a
M. M. Patel not out 0
Extras (lb 8.8 W, Note 2) 18
Total (9 wickets; amounts 50) 260
Fall: 1-48 from 0.2 to 116 0.3 to 141 0.4 to 141 0.5 to 187 0.6 to 205 0.7 to 236 0.8 to 256 0.9 to 258
Bowling: U Gul 8-0-69-0 (2nb, 1W), and Razzaq 2-0-14-0; Riad W. 10-0-46-5 (4W); s Best 10-0-44-2 (2W ); s Afridi 10-0-45-0; Hafeez 10-0-34-1 M.
† Khan, Kamran Akmal c Yuvraj 19
Mohammad Hafeez c Patel b Dhoni 43
Shafiq al-Assad of 30 Yuvraj
Younis Khan c Raina Yuvraj 13
Lamp - Ejaz ul Haq c Kohli Khan 56
Omar [Herbahjn] B-29 Complete
Abdul Razzaq 3 Patel
* Virender Sehwag c Afridi Shahid [Herbahjn] 19
Wahab Riaz c Tendulkar b Nehra 8
Umar Gul LBW b Nehra 2
Said Best not out 1
Additives (w 8) 8
Total (including; amounts 49.5) 231
Fall: 1-44 from 0.2 to 70 0.3 to 103 0.4 to 106 0.5 to 142 0.6 to 150 0.7 to 184 0.8 to 199 0.9 to 208 0.10 to 231
Bowling: Khan 9.5-0-58-2 (2W); Nehra 10-0-33-2 (1W); Patel 10-1-40-2 (1W); 10-0-43-2 [Herbahjn]; Yuvraj 10 - 1-57-2
Result: India win by 29 runs
Man of the Match: Sachin Tendulkar (India)
Referees: J. Gould (England) and SJA Taufel (Australia). TV arbitrator: AFP Bowden (New Zealand). Match Referee: RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)