Asia Cup - Final

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 2 runs

15.1

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, 1 run, bowled it flat outside off, cracked through towards deep cover for a single

Pakistan 56/3   Umar Akmal 1* (1b)

17.6

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, no run, shortish outside off, turning away, rocks back and crunches it towards point

Pakistan 63/3   Umar Akmal 1* (2b)

18.5

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, back of a length outside off, run down to third man for a single

Pakistan 65/3   Umar Akmal 2* (3b)

20.1

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, dropped it into the off side and they take a quick single

20.3

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, drops that short outside off, runs it down towards third man for a single

Pakistan 69/3   Umar Akmal 4* (5b)

22.1

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, no run, short of a length outside off, cracked it hard into the ground towards point

22.2

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, no run, pitched on a length outside off, drives it towards mid-off

22.3

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, 2 no balls, a no-ball, not a new problem for Shahadat, shortish on the hips, tries to work it square, gets a leg-bye, freehit coming

22.6

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run

Pakistan 80/4   Umar Akmal 5* (9b)

23.1

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, no run, quicker through the air, shortish outside off, cuts down to point

23.2

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, no run

23.3

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, no run, shortish on middle, gets on the back foot and punches it down the pitch

23.4

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, Umar Akmal tries to heave that over midwicket, mistimes, danced down the track to send it into the crowd, gets nothing in the end

23.5

Abdur Razzak to Umar Akmal, 1 run, drops that in front of extra cover and Hammad responds well to complete the single

Pakistan 83/4   Umar Akmal 8* (14b)

24.1

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, no run, goodish length outside off, gets forward and drives that on the up towards cover

24.2

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, no run, pushes that off the front foot towards mid-off

24.3

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, no run, shortish on the off, punched in the direction of mid-off from the crease

24.4

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, slightly short on the off, Umar punches that towards long-on for a single

Pakistan 84/4   Umar Akmal 9* (18b)

25.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, bowled it flat outside off, stretched forward and defended it into the off side

25.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, slightly short, pushes it back to the bowler

25.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, reaches forward and defends that towards cover

25.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, turns the face on that one and clips that towards short fine leg for a single

Pakistan 85/4   Umar Akmal 10* (22b)

26.1

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, short of a good length, gets on the front foot and pushes it down towards long-on for a single

26.4

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, punched down the ground towards long-on for a single

Pakistan 92/4   Umar Akmal 12* (24b)

27.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, tossed up on the off, drives it straight to midwicket

27.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, flighted on the off, stretches forward and pushes it back to the bowler

27.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, short on the off, punches it down to long-on for a single

27.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, flights it on the off, drives that one towards long-off

Pakistan 95/4   Umar Akmal 14* (28b)

28.1

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, shortish on middle, gets across to work it through square leg for a single

28.5

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, no run, pitched on a good length on the off, defended cautiously towards extra cover

28.6

Nazmul Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Nazmul's hurt himself there, seemed like he twisted his ankle as he tried to deliver, turned out to be a slow, short ball as it slipped out of his hand, Umar pulled that wide of long-on for a single

Pakistan 102/4   Umar Akmal 16* (31b)

29.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, tossed up outside off, pushed to extra cover

29.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, SIX, Umar Akmal saw that long hop and made up his mind, waited for it to turn away and then pulled it handsomely over the deep midwicket boundary

29.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, quicker ball on the pads, whipped through to deep square leg for a single

29.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, no run, gets forward and turns that in front of midwicket, Hammad was halfway down the pitch but was sent back in time

29.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, tossed up, drives that one down the ground to long-off for a single

Pakistan 111/4   Umar Akmal 24* (36b 1x6)

30.1

Mahmudullah to Umar Akmal, 1 run, flat on middle, gets on the back foot and turns it into the leg side towards square leg

30.6

Mahmudullah to Umar Akmal, no run, tossed up on the off, reaches forward and defends that to cover

Pakistan 117/4   Umar Akmal 25* (38b 1x6)

31.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, flighted outside off, drives it towards deep point for a single

31.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, drives it down the ground to long-off this time, one more, a good stand building

Pakistan 123/4   Umar Akmal 27* (40b 1x6)

32.5

Mahmudullah to Umar Akmal, 1 run, waits for it to turn in and guides it wide of point for a single

Pakistan 128/4   Umar Akmal 28* (41b 1x6)

33.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Umar Akmal, 1 run, tossed up on the off, drives it towards long-off for a single

Pakistan 129/4   Umar Akmal 29* (42b 1x6)

34.2

Mahmudullah to Umar Akmal, 1 run, turns that in the direction of square leg for a single

34.4

Mahmudullah to Umar Akmal, no run, steps on the back foot and punches that towards midwicket

34.5

Mahmudullah to Umar Akmal, OUT, caught-behind, Pakistan in further trouble, Umar Akmal is furious, that landed on leg stump and turned further down, Umar tried to work that behind square, replays didn't show a clear contact with the bat there, it may have flicked the trouser on the way to Mushfiqur, who took it well. Plenty of doubt there but the umpire had none, he raised his finger, Pakistan in deep trouble now.

Umar Akmal c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Mahmudullah 30 (80m 45b 0x4 1x6) SR: 66.66

Pakistan 133/6   Umar Akmal 30 (45b 1x6)
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Photos

Mar 22, 2012

Pakistan players walk back after securing victory, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup final, Mirpur, March 22, 2012

Pakistan players walk back after securing victory

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Mar 22, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan scoops one over short fine leg, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup final, Mirpur, March 22, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan scoops one over short fine leg

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