Main Page Forum Ringtones SMS Messages Games Free Downloads Contact UsTelepk Map
Make This Page Your Home Page Make TelePK.Com Your Favorite Website Telepk Header
IP: 54.82.79.109 COUNTRY: Flag:
Mobile Zone
  1. PTCL TelePhone Directory
  2. SMS Messages
  3. SmS Jokes
  4. Sms Dictionary
  5. Memory Card Rates
  6. Mobile Phones
  7. Mobile Phone Articles
  8. Mobile Tutorials
  9. Mobile Games
  10. Mobile Wallpapers
  11. Secret Codes
  12. Ring Tones
  13. Web To SmS
  14. Telecom Reviews
  15. SMS Worldwide

Entertainment
  1. Islam
  2. Listen Radio Live
  3. Watch TV Channels
  4. Elections
  5. Home Decoration
  6. Beauty And Health
  7. Tech News
  8. Kitchen
  9. Greeting Cards
  10. Animation
  11. Messenger Zone
  12. Online Chat
  13. Articles
  14. Downloads
  15. City Codes
  16. Computer
  17. Know Your Heart
  18. Palmistry
  19. Myspace
  20. Make Money
  21. World News
  22. Map Guide
  23. Eid Day
  24. Pakistan
  25. Pakistani Singers
  26. Personalities
  27. Emergency No.s
  28. Funny Jokes
  29. Finance
  30. Flights
  31. Funny Pictures
  32. Kids
  33. Songs
  34. Sports Online
  35. Spotlight
  36. Student Visa
  37. Education
  38. Online Games
  39. Study Abroad
  40. Tutorials
  41. Immigration
  42. Internet
  43. Urdu
  44. Weather Status
  45. Webmaster Tools
  46. Valentine Day
  47. Video Clips
  48. Videos

Latest Updates!
Please fill out the form below to get notified whenever telepk.com will be update.
Enter your email address:



Active Visitors
  1. 320





Yousuf ton helps Pakistan draw level

Pakistan 265 for 9 (Yousuf 117, Malik 56, Morkel 2-43) beat South Africa 240 (Smith 65, Pollock 37, Anjum 3-43) by 25 runs

An assured 117 from Mohammad Yousuf guided Pakistan to a 25-run win in the second ODI in Lahore to level the five-match ODI series 1-1. South Africa crashed to their first defeat of the tour as Pakistan, despite an atrocious fielding display, held their nerve to defend 266.

Winning the toss and electing to bat, Pakistan slumped to 13 for 2 by the sixth over of the innings before Yousuf, with useful contributions from Shoaib Malik and Younis Khan, rescued them. Although failing to clear the infield on various occasions, Yousuf's nine boundaries, mostly through the cover region, were brilliant. A couple of cover-drives off Shaun Pollock and Makhaya Ntini early in his innings - one leaning forward, the other going back - eased the pressure and forced the field to the edge of the circle.

Although to be solely blamed for Younis' dismissal - run out as he was sent back after scoring a useful 32 to initiate the fightback - Yousuf relied heavily on singles and twos as the South African bowlers kept to a tight line. Malik, however, dealt mainly in boundaries while being involved in a century partnership with Yousuf. Jumping down the pitch at will, he twice dispatched Johan Botha - who persisted with bowling round the wicket - for sixes down the ground before sending a Jacques Kallis slower delivery in the same direction.

While Malik used deft touches to deliveries close to his body, Yousuf guided Charl Langeveldt past point and glanced Botha down to fine leg for boundaries as Pakistan's scoring rate crossed the five-an-over mark. However, an unusually subdued batting by Yousuf slowed down Pakistan's progress in the middle overs as first Misbah, with a run-a-ball 21, and a solitary six by Afridi marginally lifted the scoring rate while Yousuf nudged around for his 13th ODI hundred, only his third in the last 53 innings.

South Africa's bowlers ended the innings just as they had started - by not giving the batsmen any room and restricting them to singles. Aided by rash strokeplay by the tail, wickets fell in a flurry towards the end.

Pakistan needed early wickets to peg back South Africa and Umar Gul, opening the bowling this time round, provided just that. After cleaning up Graeme Smith off a no-ball, he struck Herschelle Gibbs plumb in front for a first-ball duck. As Kallis failed to repeat his heroics from the Test series for the second time running - edging a wide Sohail Tanvir delivery to Younis Khan at second slip - after being beaten time and again, Pakistan were truly on top.

Although Smith and AB de Villiers staged a mini-recovery, it was Pakistan's fielding that let them off the hook more. Dropping no less than five catches - Misbah, Afridi and Gul being the culprits - Pakistan looked sloppy in the field as Smith capitalised on some wayward bowling from Tanvir. With the ball being angled across him from the left-armer, Smith utilised the flick well to score freely in the square leg and mid-wicket region.

As de Villiers joined the show - flicking Tanvir to square leg and driving him through extra cover down on one knee - the home side eased the pressure. The introduction of Afridi, however, slowed the scoring-rate considerably, while Iftikhar Anjum got rid of de Villiers and Justin Kemp.

Smith, probably the luckiest man in Lahore, trudged around for his half-century and Mark Boucher completed 4000 ODI runs, but South Africa needed more than singles and twos to go 2-0 up in the series. The spinners, however, persisted with a nagging line and the batsmen failed to score freely and perished trying to increase the tempo. Although Pollock and Albie Morkel threatened with late cameos, the rocketing asking-rate left the tail with much to do as Pakistan successfully defended under lights to head to Faisalabad all square.



<<< Back


Send this page to a friend

   
Most Viewed Services:
  1. New Year
  2. Free TV
  3. Watch GEO News
  4. Watch Disney TV USA
  5. AIM Away Messages
  6. AIM Buddy Icons
  7. BBQ Recipes
  8. Burger Recipes
  9. Fruit Salad Recipes
  10. Funny Pictures
  11. Spider-Man
  12. Spider-Man The Film
  13. Spider-Man Wallpapers
  14. Family
  15. Family Fun
  16. Windows Live Messenger
  17. Easter E-Cards
  18. 2008 Festivals
  19. Christian Festivals
  20. Msn Display Pictures
  21. Yahoo Avatars
  22. Myspace
  23. Nokia 5700
  24. Nokia 5070
  25. Bob Woolmer
  26. SMS Messages
  27. SMS Jokes
  28. Animals
  29. Apple
  30. Bikes
  31. Zong
  32. World
  33. Cars
  34. Celebrity
  35. Facebook
  36. Ali Lohan
  37. Computer
  38. Finance
  39. Fitness
  40. Shoes
  41. New Homes
  42. MSN Web Messenger
  43. Download MSN Messenger
  44. Download Latest Msn Messenger
  45. Multi MSN
  46. Download Multi MSN
  47. MSN Emoticon
  48. MSN Nick Name
  49. MSN Screen Names
  50. MSN Nick
  51. MSN Names
  52. Cool MSN Emoticon
  53. Urdu
  54. Urdu Jokes
  55. Urdu Dictionary
  56. Urdu Poetry
  57. Automobile
  58. Cars
  59. New Cars
  60. Food
  61. Kitchen
  62. Cell Phone
  63. Free Mobile Game
  64. Free Mobile Wallpapers
  65. Mobile Phone Secret Code
  66. Free Web SMS
  67. Free Worldwide Sms
  68. Islam Way
  69. Home Interior Decoration
  70. Health And Beauty Tip
  71. Latest Tech News
  72. Kitchen Remodeling
  73. Free E Greeting Card
  74. Know Heart
  75. Palmistry Line
  76. Make Money Online
  77. Myspace HTML Codes
  78. Myspace Toolbox
  79. Toyota RAV4
  80. Nokia Cell Phone
  81. Sony Ericsson Cell Phone
  1. Chinese New year Celebration
  2. Blackberry Phone
  3. Funny Joke
  4. MSN Avatars
  5. MSN Smileys
  6. MSN Display Pics
  7. MSN Display Pictures
  8. Pakistan Cricket Team
  9. Spicy Food
  10. Health Food
  11. Pakistan
  12. AOL Block Checker
  13. Urdu News
  14. Yahoo Web Messenger
  15. Download Yahoo Messenger
  16. Download Latest Messenger Version Yahoo
  17. Multi Yahoo Messenger
  18. Download Multi Yahoo Messenger
  19. Yahoo Emoticon
  20. Yahoo Hidden Emoticon
  21. Yahoo Avatars
  22. Yahoo Display Pictures
  23. Yahoo Animated Avatars
  24. Yahoo Smileys
  25. Free Cooking Recipe
  26. Hindu Festivals
  27. Sikh Festivals
  28. March Madness
  29. Tutorials
  30. Article of Mobile Phone
  31. Abrar Ul Haq
  32. Zong Sms
  33. Internet
  34. Better Homes
  35. Home
  36. Pets
  37. Forex
  38. Real Estate
  39. Science
  40. Stock Exchange
  41. WWE
  42. Information
  43. Football
  44. Flights
  45. Cricket News
  46. Latest World News
  47. Personality
  48. Emergency Phone Numbers
  49. Family Kid
  50. Online Spotlight
  51. Student Visa
  52. Download Online Game
  53. Study Abroad
  54. Immigration Law
  55. College University
  56. Web Master Tool
  57. Weather Report
  58. Funny Video Clips
  59. Funny SMS Joke
  60. Urdu SMS
  61. New Year SMS Joke
  62. Free SMS Joke
  63. AIM Block Checker
  64. City Code
  65. Find Article
  66. Dual Sim T500
  67. Asus P535
  68. Asus Cell Phone
  69. Sky Scrappers
  70. Funny Jokes
  71. History of Pakistan
  72. Government of Pakistan
  73. Lahore Resolution
  74. English Chat
  75. Online Chat Rooms
  76. Computer Wallpaper
  77. Software Downloads
  78. Samsung i710
  79. Ali Zafar
  80. Atif Aslam


More Resources...


© All Rights Reserved : Pakistan : Privacy Policy : Disclaimer : Advertise with us : Sitemaps : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5