Asia Cup - 1st match

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 21 runs

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed off the back foot to extra cover

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, a touch too wide this time but within the limit, left alone to the keeper

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, floating it on middle, gets across to work it towards the leg side

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length again, punched off the back foot towards mid-off

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pushed off the front foot into the off side

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling on the pads, tries to flick that square but can't connect, is struck on the pads

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length, nipped back in this time, defended solidly off the back foot

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 wide, Pakistan open their account, thanks to a wide, pretty wide this time and it's called by the umpire

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowled on a good length this time, gets forward and defends it confidently into the off side

Pakistan 1/0   Mohammad Hafeez 0* (6b)

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, flicked away, bowled on a length on the pads, clipped it towards square leg on the bounce

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, swinging away, gets to the keeper on the second bounce, HAfeez chases it, looking to drive it through the off side, but misses

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in towards middle, pushes it solidly towards mid-on from the crease

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowled it on a driving length outside off, in the channel, Hafeez is not tempted to drive however, allows it through to the keeper

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, on a driving length again, shoulders arms to allow it through, almost identical delivery to the previous one

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, shortish on the off, whipped past midwicket for a single

Pakistan 6/0   Mohammad Hafeez 1* (12b)

3.1

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, shortish outside off, guided down towards third man for a single

Pakistan 7/0   Mohammad Hafeez 2* (13b)

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, a touch too straight, worked through square leg, wide of fine leg, for a couple of runs

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, hitting a good length, just around off stump, defended towards point off the front foot

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, in the channel outside off stump, moving off the pitch, leaving the right-hander, left alone

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, goodish length and it's struck straight towards Shakib, who fields well at extra cover, stretching to his left

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, bowled on a good length, opens the face slightly and guides it down to third man

Pakistan 14/0   Mohammad Hafeez 5* (18b)

5.1

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, tries to whip it square but is struck on the thigh, they get a leg-bye

Pakistan 15/0   Mohammad Hafeez 6* (19b)

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, shortish on the off, pushed away into the off side on the back foot

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, shortish on the off, punched off the back foot to extra cover

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, just works it wide of midwicket for a quick single this time

Pakistan 16/0   Mohammad Hafeez 7* (23b)

7.4

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, nicely timed, he plays that shot well does Hafeez, shortish outside off and he whips it between mid-on and midwicket, off the meat, minimum effort

7.5

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length outside off, crunched it down into the ground and towards point

7.6

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowled it full on the off, pushed down the ground towards mid-on

Pakistan 26/0   Mohammad Hafeez 11* (26b 1x4)

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, run-out attempt, pushed off the back foot to point, Nasir dives to his right, collects and throws it to Mushfiqur, Hafeez dived full stretch and made it back just in time, impressive fielding though, it's been sharp today

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, too much width from Mashrafe, Hafeez doesn't let it go to waste, cuts it over point for a boundary

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets on the back foot to turn it to midwicket

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, just a single, Hafeez would have wanted more, shortish and it's pulled over square leg into the deep, deep square leg runs across and cuts it off, keeping it down to a single

Pakistan 32/0   Mohammad Hafeez 16* (30b 2x4)

9.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, flighted on the off, drives it back to the bowler

9.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, was that dropped? Driven hard towards extra cover where Nasir Hossain could not get his hands around it, struck really hard, we need a replay, not sure if it just fell short

9.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, driven through the off side towards long-off for a single

9.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, appeal for a catch and there's no DRS, Shakib was confident, angling in towards off, Hafeez came down the pitch and decided to defend, not sure if he got an inside edge but it lobbed off the pads towards slip where Mashrafe dived forward

9.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run

9.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, worked into the leg side for a single

Pakistan 36/0   Mohammad Hafeez 18* (36b 2x4)

10.1

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, beautifully driven but there's a deep cover in place, was pitched up and Hafeez went after it, just the single in the end

10.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, shortish on the off, rocks on the back foot to play it to cover

10.5

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, beaten, shaping away from the right hander, Hafeez pushed at that one loosely but it moved away to just go past the outside edge

10.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short outside off, crunched off the back foot towards point

Pakistan 38/0   Mohammad Hafeez 19* (40b 2x4)

11.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in from round the wicket, pushed off the back foot to extra cover

11.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fullish on the off, reaches forward and plays it back to the bowler

11.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tossed up on the off, played it straight towards extra cover

11.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, floating it on the off stump, rocks forward and defends

11.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, tossed up outside off, driven towards deep cover for a single

Pakistan 40/0   Mohammad Hafeez 20* (45b 2x4)

12.1

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, goodish length outside off, gets forward and opens the face to play it wide of point where NAsir dives full length again, just the single

12.3

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, a full toss, an outswinging full toss, Hafeez has a swing at that one and is caught at third man, got a top-edge, just the single in the end

12.5

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, banged in short on leg stump, played away towards fine leg for one more

Pakistan 48/0   Mohammad Hafeez 23* (48b 2x4)

13.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in towards middle, turned off the front foot to midwicket

13.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowled it short outside off, kept a little low, cut towards short third, thought of a single but was rightly sent back

13.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on middle, turned away towards deep square leg for a single

Pakistan 51/0   Mohammad Hafeez 24* (51b 2x4)

14.3

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, angling in towards middle, got across to flick it square, got it much finer for a single, was right on middle

14.5

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, lovely timing, Hafeez is not so much power-play, it's mostly timing with him, short outside off and it's cut with minimum effort past the diving point

14.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, guides that one down to third man for a single

Pakistan 60/0   Mohammad Hafeez 30* (54b 3x4)

15.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, gives him the charge, tossed up, converts it into a low full toss and squeezes it past the diving point fielder for four

15.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, flighted on middle, gets across and drives it towards midwicket

15.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fires it short on middle, whipped but straight to midwicket

15.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, makes a bit of room and the bowler chases him, turned past midwicket into the deep, gently, for a well-run couple

15.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on the off, pushed down the ground to long-off for a single

Pakistan 67/0   Mohammad Hafeez 37* (59b 4x4)

16.1

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on middle, crunches it down the ground to long-on for a single

16.5

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, slightly short on the off stump, moves back and chops it down to point

16.6

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets forward and pushes it towards point

Pakistan 73/0   Mohammad Hafeez 38* (62b 4x4)

17.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, gives him the charge again, plays it down for long-on for another single

17.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, eased off the front foot down the ground, one more

Pakistan 77/0   Mohammad Hafeez 40* (64b 4x4)

18.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, shortish outside off, cut down towards third man for a single

18.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, there is a deep square leg in place, pulled away towards him, not timed all too well but a single is what he'll get

18.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, nicely played, pitched up and it's driven elegantly in front of deep cover for a couple of runs

Pakistan 87/0   Mohammad Hafeez 44* (67b 4x4)

19.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tossed up on the off, driven firmly towards extra cover

19.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in towards leg stump, paddles it down towards short fine leg

19.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, unlucky, almost beat Hafeez through the gate, made some room to play it into the off side, that held its line and he got an thin inside edge as he tried to force it through the off side, two wide of short fine

19.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, played into the leg side wide of midwicket for a single

Pakistan 91/0   Mohammad Hafeez 47* (71b 4x4)

20.1

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, more runs, pitched up outside off and HAfeez steers it smartly behind short third man for a boundary, the runs continue to flow, Hafeez brings up his half-century and the century stand

20.2

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tossed up on the off, pushed straight towards extra cover

20.3

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, quicker through the air, short of a good length, Hafeez played inside the line, got a thick edge towards short third

20.4

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pushed it fuller towards extra cover off the front foot

20.5

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, shortish on middle, turned through square leg for a single

Pakistan 102/0   Mohammad Hafeez 52* (76b 5x4)

21.1

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, shortish on middle, turned towards midwicket from the crease

21.2

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, bowled it on a good length on middle, pushes it back towards the bowler

21.3

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fires it quick, short on leg stump, tries to flick it square, struck on the pads

21.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short outside off, cut down towards short third man

21.5

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, worked away from the crease towards deep square leg for a single

21.6

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, flighted on middle, pushes it back down the pitch

Pakistan 104/0   Mohammad Hafeez 54* (82b 5x4)

22.2

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on middle, pushed past the diving bowler towards long-on for a single

22.6

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on the off, driven down towards long-off for a single

Pakistan 108/0   Mohammad Hafeez 56* (84b 5x4)

23.1

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling it towards middle , Hafeez gets a stride out and pushes it back to the bowler

23.2

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, comes down the track and mistimes that for a couple in the deep, was aiming over midwicket but deep square leg was the one who cut it off

23.3

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, quicker through the air, bowled it flat on middle, played back to the bowler

23.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, gets it over midwicket this time and picks the gap perfectly, short on middle and it's dispatched for an easy boundary, long hop that

23.5

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, angles towards leg stump, pushed through square leg into the deep for a couple of runs, good running from Hafeez, scampered back for the second run

23.6

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, played it gently through to long-off for a single

Pakistan 117/0   Mohammad Hafeez 65* (90b 6x4)

24.1

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, turned in from outside off, dabbed in front of the bowler

24.2

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, on middle and leg, played to midwicket, JAmshed wants the single, Hafeez sends him back, the throw is to the wrong end

24.3

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, waits for it to turn in and opens the face to dab it wide of short third man for a single

24.6

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets forward and taps it gently towards midwicket

Pakistan 120/0   Mohammad Hafeez 66* (94b 6x4)

25.2

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, fires that down the leg side, Hafeez goes for the sweep, may have brushed the pad ont he way to the keeper, not given a wide, Mushfiqur appealed

25.3

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, Hafeez made a bit of room there and Razzak held it back, Hafeez was left to defend it back to the bowler

25.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, punched towards long-on off the back foot for a single

25.6

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, floated it on middle, reaches forward and plays it back to the bowler

Pakistan 123/0   Mohammad Hafeez 67* (98b 6x4)

26.2

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, run-out chance missed, Hafeez tapped it to short third and was late in responding to a call for a single from Jamshed, the throw from short third from Shakib was wide, had it been on target Hafeez was gone, Mahmudullah was not standing close enough to the stumps to gather that throw quickly either

26.4

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, full outside off, it's sliced through point, Shahadat covers a fair distance, running to his left and diving to keep them down to a couple

26.5

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, played into the leg side in front of midwicket for a quick single, Jamshed well in this time

Pakistan 129/0   Mohammad Hafeez 71* (101b 6x4)

27.3

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, Hafeez timing it well still, short outside off, made a bit of room, waited for it to turn away, cut it smartly past point for a boundary

27.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets a big stride out this time and defends in the off side

27.5

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, run-out, a strong throw from Shakib at point as Hafeez played it towards him, Jamshed called for the single, the throw was a little wide but Mushfiqur gathered and took down the bails just in time, Jamshed is short of the crease

Nasir Jamshed run out 54 (120m 64b 5x4 1x6) SR: 84.37

Pakistan 135/1   Mohammad Hafeez 75* (104b 7x4)

28.1

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pitched up outside off, driven straight towards extra cover

28.2

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, short ball on middle, pulled towards deep square leg all along the ground for a single

28.6

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, short of a good length, slower one that, chopped wide of a diving point for a single

Pakistan 138/1   Mohammad Hafeez 77* (107b 7x4)

29.1

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on middle, drives it down towards long-on for a single

29.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, struck on the pads as he made room to whip it square

29.5

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, tossed up on middle, swept hard but straight to deep square leg for a single

Pakistan 141/1   Mohammad Hafeez 79* (110b 7x4)

30.2

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in towards the off stump, held its line, bowled at 132kmph, defended solidly towards cover

30.3

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flicked it from middle towards fine leg for a single, angling in

30.6

Shafiul Islam to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, pitched up, caressed through the covers but into the deep just for one run, there is a deep cover in place

Pakistan 150/1   Mohammad Hafeez 81* (113b 7x4)

31.1

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flighted on middle, drives it towards long-on for a single

31.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, bowled it short on middle, whipped towards deep midwicket for an easy single

31.6

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, Younis gets a leading edge, that was flighted outside leg stump and he closed the face too early on that one, a single

Pakistan 155/1   Mohammad Hafeez 84* (116b 7x4)

32.1

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, bowled it full on middle and leg, flicked away uppishly into the deep wide of midwicket for a couple of runs

32.2

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, on a good length on middle, pushed down the ground to long-on for a single

32.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, banged in short outside off, drags it past midwicket into the deep for a single

32.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 wide, banged in short on middle, an attempted bouncer, a touch too high, the batsmen isn't troubled, called a wide

32.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling it on the pads, tries to tickle it fine, clips the pads on the way to the keeper

Pakistan 161/2   Mohammad Hafeez 88* (120b 7x4)

33.2

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, tossed up on middle, reverse-paddles it towards short third man

33.3

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short on the off, punched off the back foot towards extra cover

33.4

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, drops it short towards point

33.5

Abdur Razzak to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, pushed off the back foot through midwicket for a single

Pakistan 163/2   Mohammad Hafeez 89* (124b 7x4)

34.3

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling it on the pads, wants to flick it through square but is struck on the pads, wants a leg-bye till but Umar isn't game for it

34.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, Shahadat picks up his second wicket this spell, Pakistan have lost two quickly, a short ball on middle, came on to Hafeez quicker than he would have liked, got a top edge and Shafiul took a dolly at square leg

Mohammad Hafeez c Shafiul Islam b Shahadat Hossain 89 (153m 126b 7x4 0x6) SR: 70.63

Pakistan 169/3   Mohammad Hafeez 89 (126b 7x4)
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Mar 11, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan misses and is bowled, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 11, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan misses and is bowled

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Mar 11, 2012

Umar Gul celebrates Nasir Hossain's wicket as Shakib Al Hasan watches, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 11, 2012

Umar Gul celebrates Nasir Hossain's wicket as Shakib Al Hasan watches

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