Asia Cup - Final

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 2 runs

12.1

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, Hafeez brings up Pakistan's fifty, guiding it to third man

12.2

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, angling in towards middle, defends it in front of the bowler from the crease

12.3

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length on the off, knocks it down towards point from the crease

12.4

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, banged short on middle, rolls his wrists over that one and plays it down towards deep square leg

12.5

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pitched up on middle, drives it down towards mid-on

12.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, bowls it short on the leg side, fine leg has been pushed back, Hafeez clips that towards the fielder for a single

Pakistan 52/2   Shahadat Hossain 1-0-3-0

14.1

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 wide, banged in short outside leg stump, Misbah allows it to go through, called a wide

14.1

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, pitched up on the off, drives it through the line towards mid-off

14.2

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, turns it through square leg for a single

14.3

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, good length on the off, gets on the front foot and taps it towards extra cover

14.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, short outside off, cut away down towards third man for a single

14.5

Shahadat Hossain to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, run-out, another wicket, Nasir Hossain is an excellent fielder, that was defended in front of him at point, Misbah took off and then hesitated, Nasir ran in from point, picked it up and aimed accurately at the non-striker's end, Misbah has to go, he was well short

Misbah-ul-Haq run out 13 (48m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.52

14.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in towards off, goodish length, opts to play that off the back foot and defends it into the off side

Pakistan 55/3   Shahadat Hossain 2-0-6-0

16.1

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets back and knocks it down on the pitch

16.2

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pushed in towards the off stump, lands on a length, drives it straight to mid-on

16.3

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, nicely timed and a misfield by Razzak at mid-off, rushed in to prevent the single there but couldn't pick it up cleanly, two more

16.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, shortish on the off, drags it through square leg for a couple more runs, fine leg is inside the circle

16.5

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, angling in towards off, a tight line and it's defended solidly back to the bowler

16.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, bowled it full on the pads, flicked away towards deep square leg for a single

Pakistan 62/3   Shahadat Hossain 3-0-11-0

18.1

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length on the off, steps on the back foot and plays it to mid-on

18.2

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pitched up on the off at 133kph, gets across and drives it down to mid-on

18.3

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, full on middle, drives it sweetly but straight to mid-on, no single on offer

18.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, run-out appeal, pushed it just wide of mid-on and called for a single, no hesitation there, Tamim picks up and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end but Hafeez is in

18.5

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

18.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, bowled it full on the pads, flicked away towards deep square leg for a single to keep strike

Pakistan 66/3   Shahadat Hossain 4-0-14-0

20.1

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

20.2

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, flicked away through square leg for a single

20.3

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

20.4

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, short of a good length on the off, punches it back towards the bowler

20.5

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, gets forward and punches that towards extra cover, he's timing them well but can't get it past the in-field

20.6

Shahadat Hossain to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, cracks that one through to deep cover for a single to keep strike

Pakistan 70/3   Shahadat Hossain 5-0-18-0

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

22.3

Shahadat Hossain to Hammad Azam, SIX, Hammad has sent that over the ropes, pitched up outside off and he sensed a chance there, was on a length and he smashed it over the deep extra cover boundary

22.4

Shahadat Hossain to Hammad Azam, no run, goodish length on the off, gets forward and defends that to point

22.5

Shahadat Hossain to Hammad Azam, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, taps it behind point for a single

22.6

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Akmal, 1 run

Pakistan 80/4   Shahadat Hossain 6-0-28-0

40.1

Shahadat Hossain to Shahid Afridi, 1 wide, starts the new spell with a short ball down the leg side which is called a wide

40.1

Shahadat Hossain to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, short ball on the off, Afridi went for the pull but couldn't time it well enough, managed to get it over midwicket however, two more

40.2

Shahadat Hossain to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, punched off the back foot past midwicket for a single

40.3

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, pitched up on middle and leg, driven towards mid-on

40.4

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, slower one bowled slightly short on the off, can't get it away, he's stagnated for a bit here now has Sarfraz, played straight to midwicket

40.5

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, confusion in the middle, plays it off the back foot to point, wants the single, Afridi responds and then sends him back, all's well in the end

40.6

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, shortish outside off, cut away in the direction of deep point for a single

Pakistan 175/6   Shahadat Hossain 7-0-33-0

42.1

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, FOUR, nicely timed, Sarfraz gets on the back foot and punches that short delivery firmly past the diving Mashrafe for a boundary

42.2

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, slipped out of his hand, a full toss, cuts it down towards third man for a single

42.3

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Gul, no run, goodish length outside off, he shoulders arms to that one

42.4

Shahadat Hossain to Umar Gul, 1 run, shortish on middle, works it away towards fine leg for a single

42.5

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, FOUR, edged and four, short on the off, tries to pull it through midwicket, gets an inside edge past the diving Mushfiqur for a boundary

42.6

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, bowled that full on middle, drives it down the ground to long-on for a single

Pakistan 190/7   Shahadat Hossain 8-0-44-0

49.1

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, 2 runs, slower one bowled full outside off, drives it wide of long-off and he wants the second, Cheema responds well and makes it back

49.2

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, no run, missed out there, the slower one bowled full, wanted to cart that over extra cover, couldn't connect

49.3

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, (no ball) FOUR, Useful runs these, a no-ball called for height and it's a gift delivery, sliced it away over point for a boundary, five runs

49.3

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, (no ball) 2 runs, another no-ball, he's overstepped this time, a freehit coming, swings it over midwicket for a couple more

49.3

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, 2 runs, Is he run-out off a free-hit? Slower one bowled short and that was pulled over short fine, Shakib collected in the deep, returned a throw to the keeper who threw it to the bowler, Shahadat collected and it seemed he missed it on the first attempt while trying to take down the bails but did so the second, by that time Sarfraz had made it back, two more runs

49.4

Shahadat Hossain to Sarfraz Ahmed, 1 run, mistimes that as he tries to clear mid-off, gets a single, Cheema wants the second and is halfway down the pitch, it's a poor throw from Mashrafe to the keeper and he is able to get back

49.5

Shahadat Hossain to Aizaz Cheema, FOUR, Pakistan are doing well here, short outside off and Cheema makes room to thrash it through extra cover,

49.6

Shahadat Hossain to Aizaz Cheema, 2 runs, two more, manages to carve that, though he mistimed it, over extra cover for a couple more runs

Pakistan 236/9   Shahadat Hossain 9-0-63-0
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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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