Pakistan in England T20I Series - 1st T20I

England v Pakistan

England won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)

15.2

Yardy to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, no bluster from Afridi here, just stands tall and very correctly punches a cover drive through the off side

15.5

Yardy to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, Afridi stands very still and clumps this towards the deep midwicket boundary for a couple

15.6

Yardy to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, shot! Afridi jumps down the leg side to give him room and aims an expansive back-foot cover drive, really launching his arms at the ball but he times it well and the placement is excellent, beating the boundary riders

Pakistan 96/4   Shahid Afridi 7* (3b 1x4)

16.2

Sidebottom to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, fuller ball from Sidebottom that Afridi tries to smash down the ground, lots of movement from the batsman but no timing and only a single down the ground

16.4

Sidebottom to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, yorker this time, good one too, jabbed down the ground and it's only a single

16.6

Sidebottom to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, slower ball bouncer that Afridi has to wait an age to swat down the ground, again not timed at all, but it lands short of the man at the long-on boundary

Pakistan 102/4   Shahid Afridi 10* (6b 1x4)

17.1

Broad to Shahid Afridi, no run, dropped tough chance back to the bowler in his follow through, Afridi clattered a slog off the toe-end back to Broad and it just hit his hands

17.2

Broad to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, top fielding this! Luke Wright, bustling around the long-on boundary, dives and palms the ball back from the boundary edge after Afridi connected with an enormous mow

17.3

Broad to Shahid Afridi, no run, short and sharp from Broad, Afridi aimed another massive swish but missed

17.4

Broad to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, dropped! again, this time it was an easy chance, Afridi mistimed a slog down the ground and Luke Wright raced it and spilled the take

Pakistan 105/4   Shahid Afridi 13* (10b 1x4)

18.2

Sidebottom to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, these slower-ball bouncers are demon, Afridi again mistimes an attempted pull, ending up with an ugly mow that trickles away for one

18.4

Sidebottom to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, fuller ball, yorker length and this is actually timed very well down the ground for a single

Pakistan 112/4   Shahid Afridi 15* (12b 1x4)

19.3

Broad to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, short again from Broad, into the body and cramping Afridi for room, he shoves down the ground for a single

19.5

Broad to Shahid Afridi, 1 leg bye, excellent over from Broad, he's completely sure of what he's trying to do, short and into Afridi's body, no room to swing his big arms and it comes off his back and squirts into the off side for a single

Pakistan 124/4   Shahid Afridi 16* (14b 1x4)
Series Results
England v Pakistan at Cardiff - Sep 7, 2010
England won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
England v Pakistan at Cardiff - Sep 5, 2010
England won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
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Sep 5, 2010

Eoin Morgan guided England home with another calm innings, England v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Cardiff, September 5, 2010

Eoin Morgan guided England home with another calm innings

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Sep 5, 2010

Eoin Morgan slashed Umar Gul over point for the winning runs, England v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Cardiff, September 5, 2010

Eoin Morgan slashed Umar Gul over point for the winning runs

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