In the Substitute Universe series, our writers allow their creativeness improve the sport: right here, the initial Earth T20 ultimate, in between India and Pakistan in 2007 receives a new end result
It was all about the develop-up. Pakistan had misplaced and then gained the sport in the way only Pakistan can, from seventy seven for 6 and needing 10 runs an more than, to a decidedly more welcoming equation of 6 off the last four balls. Misbah-ul-Haq, a mere stripling at 33, gave us an early glimpse of people tuk-tuk Growth powers, and coming into the ultimate more than, the fat of Indian expectations had settled on Joginder Sharma and his medium-dobbers. He starts with a huge, before Misbah crunches the second genuine shipping, a comprehensive toss, for 6. And then, and then… the scoop.
We can all photograph the second, as Misbah walks