Pakistan beat India in 2nd ODI by 85 Runs at Kolkata

Pakistan beat India second international odi match by 85 Runs and won series by 2 – 0 at Kolkata first match of new year 2013. Pak team in full form at this stage. they are all out at 250 on 48.3 overs but bowlers good comeback in game and make huge help to beat India cricket one day series at India. Pakistan tour to India series last match will played on 6 January 2013. Nasir Jamshaid made another century and his second ODI 100+ against India in row and 3rd ODI in International career. Indian team players not well played against Pakistan.

Junaid Khan take three early wickets and Saeed Ajmal hunt 3 players in one over. Gul make good comeback in game take 2 wickets in hand. Malik 1 and Hafeez 1 make well and proud against arch rival team India in 2nd ODI 2013.

India’s stuttered as they lost wickets at regular intervals against Pakistan in the second ODI of the three-match series at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. India’s stuttered as they lost wickets at regular intervals against Pakistan in the second ODI of the three-match series at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.It wasn’t as dire a position as 29 for 5, but India’s specialist batsmen carried their struggles from Chennai to Kolkata. Junaid Khan bowled his heart out in an opening spell of 7-1-18-2, taking out Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli. Umar Gul came in to remove a subdued and edgy Virender Sehwag, and followed it up with the dismissal of Yuvraj Singh. India went from 42 for 0 to 70 for 4 and MS Dhoni was battling to keep the series from slipping away from India. Suresh Raina was the last specialist batsman at the other end, Rohit Sharma having been left out for the allrounder Ravindra Jadeja.

Sehwag and Gambhir may have put on 42, but their partnership was full of plays-and-misses and inside edges eluding the stumps. And eight of those 42 runs came off two overthrows to the boundary, courtesy Mohammad Hafeez.

Jamshed, struggling to time the ball now, still kept going, hitting Ashok Dinda for a straight six and lofting Ashwin over mid-off to reach his third successive ODI hundred against India.

Jadeja was not done yet, though. First ball on his return in the 42nd over, he had Jamshed stranded way down the pitch for Dhoni to complete the stumping on the second attempt. Two balls later, he spun one away from Kamran Akmal for the thick-edged drive to fly to slip, a position Dhoni stuck to even at that late stage.

At 210 for 6, Shoaib Malik was Pakistan’s final hope, but he sliced a drive off Ishant to cover in the 47th over, and the fast bowler made sure the tail did not last long. Pakistan had lost ten wickets for 109 in 24.4 overs, scarcely believable numbers after their start.

The tall Mohammad Irfan continued to test India with his bounce, but Junaid’s was the standout spell. Displaying superb control, Junaid beat the outside edge on numerous occasions, and also hit Sehwag on the pads a few times.

Pakistan beat India in 2nd ODI at Kolkata on 3 Jan 2013 and win series by 2-0

Pakistan beat India in 2nd ODI at Kolkata on 3 Jan 2013

Suresh Raina and skipper MS Dhoni tried to revive India innings but could not get going when Mohammad Hafeez dismissed the former to leave India in spot of bother.It wasn’t unusually good deliveries that got him his wickets, though it could be said he had persevered enough to earn some luck. Gambhir tried to drive a widish length ball, which moved in slightly for the batsman to play on. Kohli fell to an outstanding, leaping take by Kamran Akmal down the leg side.

There was nothing fortuitous about Sehwag’s fall, Gul bending one back in sharply to strike the leaden-footed batsman in front of middle. Yuvraj had a nervy stay as well, eventually edging an attempted pull off a Gul bouncer to the wicketkeeper.

Raina had already been tested by the inevitable short balls, had escaped a run-out chance, and India were hoping for a Dhoni miracle to avoid their first home bilateral ODI series loss in more than three years.

That favourite punching bag of Indian fans, Ravindra Jadeja, kickstarted a stunning fightback at Eden Gardens, which saw India limiting Pakistan to 250 after the visitors had zoomed to 141 for 0 inside 24 overs. Jadeja, playing because MS Dhoni wanted an allrounder bowling instead of part-timers, broke the opening partnership by removing Mohammad Hafeez, and later dismissed the centurion Nasir Jamshed and Kamran Akmal within three deliveries. Pakistan sputtered on a slightly uneven pitch, which seemed to get somewhat difficult for batting as the ball got older.

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