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)
17.6

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, no run, floating it on middle, Nasir pushes it back down the pitch

Bangladesh 68/2   Nasir Hossain 0* (1b)
18.6

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, the googly, short outside off, moves away to chop that towards point, cut well but straight to the fielder

Bangladesh 69/2   Nasir Hossain 0* (2b)
19.5

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, no run, the doosra, waits for it to turn away and chops that to point

19.6

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, no run, angling in from wide of the crease, gets forward and pushes that to midwicket

Bangladesh 70/2   Nasir Hossain 0* (4b)
20.2

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, bowled from wide of the crease towards middle, defended back down the pitch

20.3

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, short outside off, good bounce, cut down straight towards point

20.4

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, angling in towards middle, shortish, punched towards midwicket

20.5

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, drifting in towards middle, played off the back foot to midwicket

20.6

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, pushes that one down the ground to long-off for a single

Bangladesh 72/2   Nasir Hossain 1* (9b)
21.1

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, plays it down towards Jamshed at mid-on, picks up a single a Jamshed took some time to get to it

21.6

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, gets on the back foot, opens the face and plays that towards point

Bangladesh 78/2   Nasir Hossain 2* (11b)
22.2

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, Nasir went for the big one, tossed up from Afridi, landed on a length and then spun away, Nasir slogged at that one and missed

22.3

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, angling it in towards middle, played into the leg side off the back foot

22.4

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, chips that slightly uppishly past the diving extra cover fielder for a single

Bangladesh 80/2   Nasir Hossain 3* (14b)
23.5

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, beaten, the legcutter, landed outside off on a good length and darted away, Nasir pushed at it loosely

23.6

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets on the back foot and defends it to mid-on

Bangladesh 86/3   Nasir Hossain 3* (16b)
25.1

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and defends it to point

25.2

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, goodish length, tries to cut it square, gets an inside edge and it bounces in front of the keeper

25.3

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, angling in towards middle and then appeared to cut away, was nicely behind that one, played it back to the bowler

25.4

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, goodish length outside off, pushes it towards extra cover from the crease

25.5

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, The frustration is getting to Nasir, short of a good length and he swung at that one wildly, aiming to smack it over midwicket, misses

25.6

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, another maiden, Gul will be relieved to get back into rhythm, pushes that towards mid-off

Bangladesh 86/3   Nasir Hossain 3* (22b)
26.5

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, shortish on the off, fires it quick, knocked away into the leg side

26.6

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, angling in towards middle and leg, clipped towards short fine leg

Bangladesh 88/3   Nasir Hossain 3* (24b)
28.1

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, pushes that down the ground to long-off

28.3

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, angling in towards the off stump, pushes it back towards the bowler

28.4

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, tossed up on middle, drives it down the ground to long-on for a single

28.6

Shahid Afridi to Nasir Hossain, no run, struck him high on the bat as he came forward to defend

Bangladesh 98/3   Nasir Hossain 5* (28b)
29.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, no run, shortish on the off, punched back down the pitch to the bowler

29.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, short, waits for it to turn in and pulls it towards deep midwicket for a single, brings up the 100 for Bangladesh

29.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, no run, pushes it back towards the bowler

Bangladesh 101/3   Nasir Hossain 6* (31b)
31.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, no run, tossed up outside off, pushed it gently towards extra cover

31.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, flat on middle, turned it wide of square leg for a single

31.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, appeal for lbw, kept a little low, the umpire gives it runs, yes there was an inside edge, a single towards square leg

Bangladesh 112/3   Nasir Hossain 8* (34b)
32.2

Hammad Azam to Nasir Hossain, no run, pitched on a length outside off, pushes it straight to extra cover

32.3

Hammad Azam to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, pitched up on middle, drives it down to long-on for a single

32.6

Hammad Azam to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, short outside off, slashes hard, flies off the outside edge to third man for a single

Bangladesh 119/3   Nasir Hossain 10* (37b)
33.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 wide, turned down the leg side, called a wide

33.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, shortish on the off, punched towards long-on for a single

33.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, sliding on the pads, clipped behind square for a single into the deep

Bangladesh 123/3   Nasir Hossain 12* (39b)
34.4

Hammad Azam to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, nicely done from Nasir, pushes it down the ground to pick a single to long-on

34.6

Hammad Azam to Nasir Hossain, 1 wide, too wide, too short, nerves for the young man, another run

34.6

Hammad Azam to Nasir Hossain, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed towards extra cover

Bangladesh 132/3   Nasir Hossain 13* (41b)
35.4

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, four, pitched up outside off and Nasir opens up, drives it hard through the covers for a boundary

35.5

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, no run, flighted on middle, drives it straight to midwicket

35.6

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, keeps the strike, drives that wide of mid-off for a single, six off the over, not a bad start for Bangladesh this Powerplay

Bangladesh 138/3   Nasir Hossain 18* (44b 1x4)
36.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, turns it through square leg for a single

36.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, ooh, stopped just for a microsecond as he delivered, turned through square leg once again

Bangladesh 141/3   Nasir Hossain 20* (46b 1x4)
37.2

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, no run, gets forward and drops that into the off side, no single on offer there

37.3

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, the doosra, played softly into the leg side towards short fine, quick single

Bangladesh 144/3   Nasir Hossain 21* (48b 1x4)
38.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, no run, tossed up on middle, gets it towards midwicket, no run on offer there

38.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, no run, full toss and he plays it back to the bowler, the pressure builds

38.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, no run, came down the track and Hafeez saw that, pushed it on leg and it's played straight to midwicket

38.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, just the single, works it past midwicket for a single

Bangladesh 147/3   Nasir Hossain 22* (52b 1x4)
39.1

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, shortish outside off, chops that towards point and steals a quick single

39.3

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, 2 runs, a couple to the score, chips that one over midwicket, raises the 150 for Bangladesh

39.4

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, no run, comes down the track to that shortish delivery and pads it away

39.5

Saeed Ajmal to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, waited for that one to turn in, tapped it in front of point for a single

Bangladesh 152/3   Nasir Hossain 26* (56b 1x4)
40.2

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, Gul runs in, the yorker arrives on middle and off, dug out on to the off side

40.3

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, Gul goes for one more yorker, Nasir winds up and drills it past extra cover to long off

Bangladesh 155/3   Nasir Hossain 27* (58b 1x4)
41.3

Aizaz Cheema to Nasir Hossain, no run, Nasir checked his shot at the last moment, was shaping up to swing that over midwicket but decided to stab it back to the bowler in the end

41.4

Aizaz Cheema to Nasir Hossain, no run, short and wide, tries to cut but he can't connect, goes through to the keeper

41.5

Aizaz Cheema to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, pushed it full on middle, drives it down the ground for a single to long-on

Bangladesh 168/3   Nasir Hossain 28* (61b 1x4)
42.2

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, no run, length ball on middle and Nasir swings, mistimes, goes straight to Misbah at midwicket, would have been close had that hit at the non-striker's end

42.3

Umar Gul to Nasir Hossain, OUT, Nasir goes! Stunned silence around the ground but Shakib's still out there. Banged in short, he had made up his mind to go after that one, went for the pull, didn't get hold of it and it landed safely into the palms of a calm Misbah at midwicket

Nasir Hossain c Misbah-ul-Haq b Umar Gul 28 (110m 63b 1x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

Bangladesh 170/4   Nasir Hossain 28 (63b 1x4)
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