ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches

Pakistan v South Africa

Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)

0.1

Steyn to Imran Farhat, FOUR, Bad start. Short and wide and Farhat flays it through point, even if his feet dont move much and the ball crashes to the fence

0.2

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, And he's back. Lovely line along the corridor and the batsman leaves it well alone. Good carry to the keeper too.

0.3

Steyn to Imran Farhat, 1 run, Gets closer to the batsman now and he turns it behind square off his back foot

Pakistan 5/0   Imran Farhat 5* (3b 1x4)

1.1

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, 1 wide, There is some out swing for him but the ball is far too wide and the batsman wants nothing to do with it

1.1

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run

1.2

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length and seams away. He looks to play but then pulls the bat out at the last minute

1.3

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, More shape. The ball is just outside the off stump and moves after picthing. He leaves it alone again

1.4

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, Less full than the others allowing the batsman to stand up tall and punch it between cover and mid-off. Amla does the work and limits it to two

1.5

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length outside off and left alone

1.6

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, No shot again. Lovely lines from Tsotsobe as the ball is mostly on or around the off stump

Pakistan 9/0   Imran Farhat 7* (9b 1x4)

3.1

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump and he thumps it wide of cover for a four

3.2

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, on the off stump and he leaves it alone

3.3

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, 1 wide, this was far too wide outside the off stump and he leaves it alone

3.3

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, 1 run, he opens the face of the bat and guides it to third man

3.6

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, 3 runs, an even better shot, this was a half volley outside the off stump and he drives wide of cover, the fielder chases and the ball slows down

Pakistan 32/0   Imran Farhat 15* (13b 2x4)

4.1

Steyn to Imran Farhat, 3 runs, once again the ball slows down as it approaches the rope, nice back foot punch, wide outside off and placed past cover

4.6

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, this was a sharp bouncer down the leg side but the umpire is kind to the bowler

Pakistan 35/1   Imran Farhat 18* (15b 2x4)

6.1

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, Full and outside off and he leaves it alone

6.2

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, Well timed, Goes on the front foot to meet the full ball and hits it straight to cover.

6.3

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, Dug in short and the batsman ducks under it.

6.4

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, more short bowling. Great direction from Steyn as the batsman is forced to play. But he jumps off his feet and plays it down with soft hands

6.5

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run

6.6

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, camps on the back foot and hits it to the off side

Pakistan 39/1   Imran Farhat 18* (21b 2x4)

7.6

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length. He stands tall and punches it back to the bowler, who gets a hand to it

Pakistan 44/1   Imran Farhat 18* (22b 2x4)

8.5

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, dug in short again and he ducks under it

8.6

Steyn to Imran Farhat, no run, goes on the back foot and gets behind the line to defend it

Pakistan 48/1   Imran Farhat 18* (24b 2x4)

10.1

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, on the pads and he is flicked just wide of midwicket

10.2

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, angled across the left hander. He feels for it with no feet and is beaten outside the off stump

10.3

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, 1 wide, off line this time as the length ball goes down the leg side

10.3

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, There's some movement off the pitch for him. Farhat moves to the back foot, covers the movement and defends with a straight bat

10.4

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, its back of a length around the off stump and he stands up to punch it down to mid-off

10.5

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, short of a length and punched to mid-off again

10.6

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, fuller this time and he drives it off the front foot and is picked up by short cover

Pakistan 55/1   Imran Farhat 20* (30b 2x4)

11.6

Morkel to Imran Farhat, no run

Pakistan 60/1   Imran Farhat 20* (31b 2x4)

13.1

Morkel to Imran Farhat, no run, full on the leg stump. The batsman drives to mid on from the back foot

13.2

Morkel to Imran Farhat, 4 leg byes, angled down the leg side and it takes his thigh pad and goes down to the fine leg fence

13.3

Morkel to Imran Farhat, no run

13.4

Morkel to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length, he looks to pull it to the leg side but mistimes it. The batsman look for a run but it isn't there

13.5

Morkel to Imran Farhat, no run

13.6

Morkel to Imran Farhat, no run, its down the leg side, but just catches the batsman's pads as he tries to flick it to the leg side

Pakistan 68/1   Imran Farhat 20* (37b 2x4)

14.3

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, back of a length on the pads and he flicks it off one leg down to fine leg

14.4

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, Fuller this time and closer to off stump. The batsman shoulders arms to let the ball go to the keeper

14.5

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, full on off stump, he comes forward and defends it straight down the pitch

14.6

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, Short ball which sails over Farhat as he crouched down and de Villiers has to jump to pouch it safely

Pakistan 71/1   Imran Farhat 22* (41b 2x4)

16.1

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length, pitching outside leg and angling across. He defends it to the leg side off the back foot

16.2

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, full and on the pads and he flicks it well off the front foot through straight mid-wicket

16.3

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, FOUR, There's this over's boundary ball. Its a little short and outside off and he cuts it strongly. The ball reaches the fence despite the point fielder getting a hand to it

16.4

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, no run, back of a length and closer to the off stump. He angles the face and hits it to point

16.5

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, 1 run, full on the pads. Its the slower ball and its flicked in the air off his pads into the midwicket region

Pakistan 86/1   Imran Farhat 29* (46b 3x4)

17.1

Behardien to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, full ball, angled down the leg side and he flicks it down to fine leg

17.2

Behardien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, Well wide of the leg stump. It would have been a wide if the batsman hadn't turned it down to fine leg

17.5

Behardien to Imran Farhat, no run, full around the off stump, he plays a confident straight drive to mid off

17.6

Behardien to Imran Farhat, no run, this one's not quite up there to drive and he opens the face and the ball goes off the outside half of the bat to short cover

Pakistan 90/1   Imran Farhat 32* (50b 3x4)

18.5

Kleinveldt to Imran Farhat, 1 run, back of a length. He looks to play through the covers but the ball hits the inside edge and goes down to fine leg

Pakistan 95/1   Imran Farhat 33* (51b 3x4)

19.1

Behardien to Imran Farhat, no run, full but still on the pads. He plays it to midwicket

19.2

Behardien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, makes the adjustment but its too much and he cuts it to sweeper cover

Pakistan 96/1   Imran Farhat 34* (53b 3x4)

20.3

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, no run, goes back and flicked off the pads to square leg

20.4

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, no run, punched down the ground off the back foot

20.5

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, no run

20.6

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, around the off stump. he goes back and punches it out to sweeper cover

Pakistan 99/1   Imran Farhat 35* (57b 3x4)

21.1

Behardien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, full and wide off the stumps and its driven through the covers

21.4

Behardien to Imran Farhat, no run, full just outside the off stump and it gets the straight bat

21.5

Behardien to Imran Farhat, 1 run, just short of a length and he opens the face to push the ball into the covers

Pakistan 106/1   Imran Farhat 37* (60b 3x4)

22.2

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, cut off the back foot behind square to sweeper cover

22.5

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, flight again and he drives it straight down the ground

Pakistan 111/1   Imran Farhat 39* (62b 3x4)

23.1

McLaren to Imran Farhat, 1 run, this was short of a length, not much pace on it and thus Farhat could easily flick it away to deep square leg

23.6

McLaren to Imran Farhat, no run, he bangs it in short and Farhat ducks under the bouncer

Pakistan 115/1   Imran Farhat 40* (64b 3x4)

24.2

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, no turn, he opens the face of the bat and guides it to short third man

24.4

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, he moves right across the crease and plays the lap shot to fine leg

Pakistan 119/1   Imran Farhat 42* (66b 3x4)

26.1

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, tossed up outside off and he comes forward and across and drives to sweeper cover

26.6

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, fullish on the pads and driven through the line to long-on

Pakistan 125/1   Imran Farhat 44* (68b 3x4)

27.1

McLaren to Imran Farhat, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he tucks it away to the on side

27.4

McLaren to Imran Farhat, 1 run, goes back at the crease and punches it to the on side

Pakistan 128/1   Imran Farhat 46* (70b 3x4)

28.1

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, no run, he goes back to cut but the ball skids and beats the edge

28.2

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, no run, gets forward and pushes it back to the bowler

28.3

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 wide, strays down the leg side and tries to sweep but misses

28.3

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, 1 run, full on middle and leg and he drives him down to long-on

28.6

Phangiso to Imran Farhat, no run, on the pads and he sweeps straight to short fine leg

Pakistan 131/2   Imran Farhat 47* (74b 3x4)

30.2

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run

30.3

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, FOUR, Great shot and he reaches fifty. Length ball drifting into the stumps and he lofts it handsomely over the mid-on fielder

30.4

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, FOUR, Short and wide and the intended cut takes the top edge and goes to the third man fence

30.5

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, full outside off and he drives it off the front foot down to mid off

30.6

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, slightly slower that one and its defended down the ground, head nicely over the ball.

Pakistan 144/2   Imran Farhat 55* (79b 5x4)

32.1

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, no run, Wide and seaming away. batsman's flash off the front foot cant reach it

32.2

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, 1 run, short with a little room and Farhat cuts it square. Deep third man races to his right and dives to prevent the boundary

32.6

Tsotsobe to Imran Farhat, OUT, He's gone. The ball was there to go over the top, but Farhat doesn't get enough elevation and Morkel moves to his left and pouches an easy catch. Good innings from the left-handed opener.

Imran Farhat c Morkel b Tsotsobe 56 (82b 5x4 0x6) SR: 68.29

Pakistan 150/3   Imran Farhat 56 (81b 5x4)
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Photos

Jun 3, 2013

Rory Kleinveldt expresses his frustration, Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy warm-up, The Oval, June 3, 2013

Rory Kleinveldt expresses his frustration

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Jun 3, 2013

Faf du Plessis leaps to stop a shot from Umar Amin, Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy warm-up, The Oval, June 3, 2013

Faf du Plessis leaps to stop a shot from Umar Amin

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