Asia Cup, Final: Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 22, 2012
Asia Cup - Final
Pakistan won by 2 runs
22 March 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
23.2

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, Shakib is unflustered, picks a boundary first ball, short outside off and he pulls that through midwicket to the boundary, beautifully timed

23.3

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, goodish length outside off, chops it down towards point

23.4

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short outside off, cut away over point, down towards third man on the bounce

Bangladesh 86/3   Shakib Al Hasan 5* (3b 1x4)
24.1

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, turned in from outside off, kept low, got an inside edge onto the pads

24.2

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitched up outside off, steered towards point

24.3

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, the conventional legspinner, gets outside off stump, gets an inside edge onto the pads again

24.4

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, the googly, short and wide, shaped up to cut, missed it

24.5

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, he's bowling beautifully here, googly, turned away as he closed the face, was beaten there

24.6

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short outside off, walks away and chops that to point, a maiden over

Bangladesh 86/3   Shakib Al Hasan 5* (9b 1x4)
26.1

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Keeps a little low as Shakib shapes up to sweep, misses

26.2

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 wide, Shakib will feel he missed out there, called a wide, he just needed to get some bat on it, a misdirected googly, down the leg side

26.2

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short outside off, turning in, chopped towards point

26.3

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, a swing and a miss again, the pressure is getting to both batsmen, tries to slog that over midwicket, misses, it didn't miss the off stump by much

26.4

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets a single, finally, drives that one towards long-off, the first run off the bat in 18 deliveries

Bangladesh 88/3   Shakib Al Hasan 6* (13b 1x4)
27.1

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short of a good length on the off, keeps a little low, pushes it back to the bowler

27.2

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Shakib swings hard at that one, fetches it from outside off and mistimes that towards midwicket

27.3

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, superbly fielded at point by Umar Akmal, short and wide and Shakib sensed a chance but ended up striking it straight to him

27.4

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, shortish outside off, chops that one down towards point

27.5

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, lucky, goodish length and he tries to force that off the front foot, gets an inside edge past the keeper for a couple of runs

27.6

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, big relief for Bangladesh, the crowd is on its feet, pitched up and that presented Shakib with an opportunity, he sliced it over point for a much-needed boundary

Bangladesh 94/3   Shakib Al Hasan 12* (19b 2x4)
28.2

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, slapped that towards deep cover, struck hard but just the single

28.5

Shahid Afridi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, shortish on middle, turned towards square leg for a single

Bangladesh 98/3   Shakib Al Hasan 14* (21b 2x4)
29.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, angling in towards middle, pushes it back towards the bowler

29.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, played it away through square leg for a single

29.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, angling in towards middle, defended towards point and set off for the single, Umar Akmal threw at the non-striker's end, a direct hit may have had him, Hafeez didn't collect cleanly, a run-out chance missed

Bangladesh 101/3   Shakib Al Hasan 16* (24b 2x4)
30.1

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short of a length outside off, chops it towards point

30.2

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Shakib tries to heave that over midwicket, didn't come on, offcutter there and he didn't pick the change in pace

30.3

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, made room there, bowled it full outside off, tries to steer it past point, missed

30.4

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, ooh, got an inside edge there, change in pace, slower one again, got a thin inside edge, a few bounces to the keeper

30.5

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, a superb shot under pressure from Shakib, on a length on middle and he smacked it uppishly but wide of Younis at midwicket for a boundary

30.6

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, four more, poor ball from Azam, short ball down the leg side and Shakib feathers it past the keeper for a boundary, two in a row, Shakib's the man for Bangladesh from here on

Bangladesh 109/3   Shakib Al Hasan 24* (30b 4x4)
31.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, angling in towards middle, drops it in front of point for a quick single

31.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, appeal for run-out, pushed it off the back foot through midwicket, gently played, Hammad Azam took a while to run in from the deep, threw in accurately, Sarfraz had taken off one bail before he collected the bail and dislodged the other one properly after collecting it, but Shakib had made it back in anyway with his dive

31.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, tossed up on the off, driven through to long-off to keep strike

Bangladesh 115/3   Shakib Al Hasan 28* (33b 4x4)
32.1

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, pitched up outside off, drives that wide of long-off for a single, played it hard

32.4

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short of a good length outside off, chops it down towards point

32.5

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, cramped him there, was the slower one, made a bit of room and dropped it into the off side, races off for a single as Nasir runs in

Bangladesh 118/3   Shakib Al Hasan 30* (36b 4x4)
33.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, kept a little low, shortish outside off, quicker through the air, chopped it to point

33.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short outside off, cut away down towards deep point for a single

33.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, cramped him for room again, made room and pushed it back to the bowler

33.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, pushes that inside-out towards long-off for a single

Bangladesh 124/3   Shakib Al Hasan 32* (40b 4x4)
34.1

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Umar Akmal dives to his right at point to save a few runs, short of a good length

34.2

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, poor delivery, Shakib was waiting for that one, meaty full toss outside off, made room and carted that over extra cover

34.3

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, cracked hard, all along the ground towards deep cover for a single

34.5

Hammad Azam to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, guides it down the ground to third man, raises the 50-stand, has picked up pace in the last few overs

Bangladesh 131/3   Shakib Al Hasan 38* (44b 5x4)
35.1

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, shortish outside off, makes room and cuts that straight to point

35.2

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, swings and misses, turns away as he slog-sweeps, misses the bat

35.3

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, the doosra, short on the off, gets on the back foot to turn it square leg for a single

Bangladesh 133/3   Shakib Al Hasan 39* (47b 5x4)
36.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, full toss and it's played back to the bowler, won't be too happy with that will Shakib

36.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets on the back foot and turns that gently towards midwicket, just the single

36.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, went on straight, Shakib was deceived, tried to play that through the off side, went straight through and I'm not sure how that missed leg stump

36.6

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

Bangladesh 142/3   Shakib Al Hasan 41* (51b 5x4)
37.1

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, shortish on middle, gets on the back foot wide of midwicket for a single

37.4

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, the doosra, clips the pads on the way to the keeper as he tries to turn the face

37.5

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, shortish outside off, chops that one towards point

37.6

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, wants the second but it's not available, pushed off the back foot through midwicket for a single

Bangladesh 145/3   Shakib Al Hasan 43* (55b 5x4)
38.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, tossed up on middle, drilled that but struck it straight to mid-on

38.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short on middle and leg, stabs it towards mid-on for a single

Bangladesh 146/3   Shakib Al Hasan 44* (57b 5x4)
39.2

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, there is a deep midwicket in place, slogged towards that fielder for a single

39.6

Saeed Ajmal to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets on the back foot to work it into the leg side

Bangladesh 153/3   Shakib Al Hasan 46* (59b 5x4)
40.1

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, full, wide, Shakib reaches out, finds sweeper cover with a push

40.4

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

40.5

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, Shakib gets four, gets fifty, crowd gets excited, picks up a full delivery from middle and lifts it over midwicket

40.6

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, he backs away outside leg, Gul follows him, Shakib slices to short third man, there is a direct hit, Nasir is home

Bangladesh 160/3   Shakib Al Hasan 52* (63b 6x4)
41.1

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, SIX, Shakib, you beauty! That's landed into the stands, length ball and it's in the slot for him, swings it high and handsome over deep midwicket

41.2

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, shortish on middle, gets a thick inside edge through square leg for a single

41.6

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, makes room for that one and chops that past point for a single to keep strike

Bangladesh 169/3   Shakib Al Hasan 60* (66b 6x4 1x6)
42.1

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, lovely yorker from Gul, Shakib had already made room and Gul followed him, he managed to dig it out somehow and pinch a single

42.4

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, low full toss on the pads, aiming for the yorker but that's the risk when you aim for those, sometimes they turn out to be low full tosses that the batsmen can dismiss, this time it's scooped for a couple past short fine

42.5

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, missed out there, Shakib had an opportunity, another low full toss outside off, made room and it was there for him to carve that past point but he didn't connect

42.6

Umar Gul to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, Superb improvisation from Shakib, he's tired but fiercely determined, walked across to that delivery, landed on a length and he scooped it over short fine for a boundary

Bangladesh 176/4   Shakib Al Hasan 67* (70b 7x4 1x6)
43.2

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short ball, moved away and the bowler chased him, dabbed towards deep midwicket for a single

43.4

Aizaz Cheema to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, Cheema strikes! Shakib has to go, massive, potentially decisive wicket for Pakistan. Goodish length on the leg stump, Shakib walked across to paddle it fine, missed and the stumps were pegged back

Shakib Al Hasan b Aizaz Cheema 68 (95m 72b 7x4 1x6) SR: 94.44

Bangladesh 179/5   Shakib Al Hasan 68 (72b 7x4 1x6)
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