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Cricket Scorecard

T20 WC 2014

Australia vs. Pakistan, 16th Match, Group 2

Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Mar 23, 2014

Match Information

Match Status
Scores delayed by 15 mins Pakistan won by 16 runs
Man Of The Match
U Akmal
Australia (Elected to Bowl)
Nigel Llong (Eng) & Richard Kettleborough (Eng)
Third Umpire
Kumar Dharmasena (SL)
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle (SL)

Batting: Pakistan

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Ahmed Shehzadcaught D Bollinger b D Bollinger5510100.00
Kamran Akmal (WK)caught Warner b Coulter-Nile313140100.00
Mohammad Hafeez (C)bowled b Watson131020130.00
Umar Akmalcaught Maxwell b M Starc945494174.07
Sohaib Maqsoodbowled b Coulter-Nile570071.43
Shahid Afridibatting201121181.82
Shoaib Malikbatting6310200.00
Extras (4 byes, 9 wides, 1 no balls, 3 leg byes)17 
Total (191-5 in 20 overs)191 

Fall of Wickets

1/7 (Ahmed Shehzad, 1.4 ov.), 2/25 (Mohammad Hafeez, 4.2 ov.), 3/121 (Kamran Akmal, 12.5 ov.), 4/147 (Sohaib Maqsood, 15.5 ov.), 5/180 (Umar Akmal, 19.1 ov.)

Bowling: Australia

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Mitchell Starc40351018.8
Doug Bollinger40281007.0
Shane Watson40381109.5
Nathan Coulter-Nile40362039.0
Brad Hogg30290059.7
Aaron Finch101800018.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
19.4FOURStarc to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, good length ball with ample width outside off, Shoaib Malik reaches out and has a crack at it, the ball rolls off to the third man boundary off an under edge189/5
19.2FOURStarc to Afridi, FOUR, cheeky and four. Another full toss wide outside off, Afridi makes room and dabs it past short third man184/5
19.1OUTStarc to U Akmal, out Caught by Maxwell at long on!! No hundred for Umar. The curtains come dowm on Umar Akmal's blitz. Full toss outside off, U Akmal wants to larrup it out of the park, he only gets it off the bottom section off the bat. The ball balloons to long-on, where Maxwell snaffles the take. Umar walks back to a well deserved standing ovation. U Akmal c Maxwell b Starc 94(54) [4s-9 6s-4]180/5
17.5SIXStarc to U Akmal, SIX, Tonked and U Akmal breezes into the nineties. Another yorker takes shape as a full toss, U Akmal takes full toll of it as he clobbers it and sends it towering over backward square leg174/4
17.4DROPPEDStarc to Afridi, 1 run, Dropped by Hodge at backward point. This was a yorker outside off, Afridi slices it into the air, Hodge jumps up, goes one-handed only to shell it168/4
17.1FOURStarc to U Akmal, FOUR, The Pakistani fans are dancing in the aisles. The yorker goes awry, ends up as a full toss, U Akmal carves it over extra cover for a one bounce four166/4
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Batting: Australia

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
David Warnerbowled b Z Babar4210200.00
Aaron Finchbowled b Ajmal655472120.37
Shane Watsoncaught K Akmal b Z Babar4410100.00
Glenn Maxwellcaught Ahmed Shehzad b Afridi743376224.24
George Bailey (C)bowled b Afridi490044.44
Brad Hodgecaught Ajmal b U Gul230066.67
Brad Haddin (WK)caught S Malik b B Bhatti8800100.00
Nathan Coulter-Nilebowled b U Gul03000.00
Mitchell Starcrunout K Akmal3200150.00
Brad Hoggbowled b B Bhatti3300100.00
Doug Bollingerbatting00000.00
Extras (5 no balls, 3 leg byes)8 
Total (175-10 in 20 overs)175 

Recent Overs

1 1 W 2 4 0   -  0 1 0 W 0 0   -  1 W 1 2 1 2   -  2 W1 1 W 2 W

Fall of Wickets

1/4 (David Warner, 0.2 ov.), 2/8 (Shane Watson, 0.6 ov.), 3/126 (Glenn Maxwell, 11.4 ov.), 4/146 (George Bailey, 15.1 ov.), 5/155 (Brad Hodge, 16.3 ov.), 6/162 (Aaron Finch, 17.4 ov.), 7/163 (Nathan Coulter-Nile, 18.2 ov.), 8/172 (Mitchell Starc, 19.2 ov.), 9/173 (Brad Haddin, 19.4 ov.), 10/175 (Brad Hogg, 19.6 ov.)

Bowling: Pakistan

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Zulfiqar Babar40262006.5
Mohammad Hafeez20180009.0
Umar Gul*40292007.2
Saeed Ajmal40331008.2
Shahid Afridi40302007.5
Bilawal Bhatti203625018.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
20OUTBhatti to B Hogg, out Bowled!! Pakistan beat Australia by 16 runs. Bhatti cleans up Hogg. Length delivery, Hogg backs away and tries to cart it through the off-side, he misses and the leg-stump takes a walk back. Bhatti keeps his cool and bowls a brilliant last over. B Hogg b Bhatti 3(3)175/10
19.4OUTBhatti to Haddin, out Caught by Shoaib Malik!! That is the final nail in the coffin. Haddin picks out one of the four fielders in the deep on the leg-side, full toss on the stumps, Haddin mistimes the hoick straight down Malik's throat at wide deep mid wicket. Pakistan have sealed this game. Haddin c Shoaib Malik b Bhatti 8(8)173/9
19.2OUTBhatti to Haddin, out Starc Run Out!! 1 run completed. It is all happening out in the middle. Low full toss outside off, Haddin drills the drive uppishly to extra cover, Afridi spills the catch, but he recovers well and throws the ball to the right end, Starc wanting to give Haddin the strike was half way down the wicket. Akmal does the rest and Starc walks back to the pavillion. Starc run out (Afridi/K Akmal) 3(2)172/8
18.2OUTUmar Gul to Coulter-Nile, out Bowled!! Pakistan are running away with this game. This was full, fast and targeted towards the stumps, Coulter-Nile clears his front foot and goes for the golf swing, he misses and loses his leg-pole. What a game it is turning out to be! Australia still in with a chance to chase it down, Haddin holds the key. Coulter-Nile b Umar Gul 0(3)163/7
17.4OUTAjmal to Finch, out Bowled!! What a bowler Ajmal is! Provides the crucial breakthrough at the right time. He is pumped up. This was fired into the blockhole, Finch gets his front leg out of the way and fails to squeeze it out, the ball uproots the leg-stump. Pakistan are sensing victory now. cFinch b Ajmal 65(54) [4s-7 6s-2]162/6
16.5FOURUmar Gul to Finch, FOUR, full and targeting the stumps, Finch heaves it to deep mid wicket, he didn't middle that but he had enough wood for the ball to reach the fence161/5
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