ICC Under-19 World Cup, 1st Semi-Final: England Under-19s v Pakistan Under-19s at Dubai (DSC), Feb 24, 2014
ICC Under-19 World Cup - 1st semi final
Pakistan Under-19s won by 3 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
24 February 2014 - day/night match (50-over match)

Hello and welcome to ESPNcricinfo's live coverage of the 1st Semi-Final between England Under-19s v Pakistan Under-19s.

Toss: England Under 19s won the toss and elected to bat first.

0.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, shortish on middle and leg, defends

0.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, back of a length angling away, gets behind it and blocks

0.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, fullish on off, leans forward as he drives to mid-off

0.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, on a length which was pitched on middle and angles away from Tattersall

0.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, good length delivery on off, tries to leave it, a bit late on it, bottom edge towards the second slip.

0.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, length delivery which moves away and beats his drive

End of over 1 (maiden) England Under-19s 0/0

    • JA Tattersall 0 (6b)
    • HZ Finch 0 (0b)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 1-1-0-0
1.1

Amad Butt to Finch, no run, good length around off and hint of inward movement, covers the stumps and shoulders arms

1.2

Amad Butt to Finch, no run, back of a length outside off, straightens, kept a bit low to the keeper

1.3

Amad Butt to Finch, no run, on a good length around off, shuffle across and defends

1.4

Amad Butt to Finch, no run, length delivery which holds the line, gets forward and drives it to cover

1.5

Amad Butt to Finch, no run, short and width offered outside off, unable to utilize it as he slaps it towards mid-off

1.6

Amad Butt to Finch, no run, stays on a length outside off, pushes it off the front foot to cover

End of over 2 (maiden) England Under-19s 0/0

    • HZ Finch 0 (6b)
    • JA Tattersall 0 (6b)
    • Amad Butt 1-1-0-0
    • Zia-ul-Haq 1-1-0-0
2.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, wow, that's on a length and induces him on the front foot for the drive, movement is good enough to beat his drive

2.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, on the off stump channel as he once again beaten outside off

2.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, that's third in a row, pitches it on a length on middle and moves across with good bounce

2.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, no run, lovely stuff from Zia, he keeps the same length and getting the away movement, Tattersall has no idea of those.

2.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, 1 wide, and finally they open the account with an extra, good length delivery down leg, called wide

2.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Tattersall, OUT, and that has to come after keeping it tight around off, he alters the length this time keeping it on back of a length around off, Tattersall miseries comes to an end as he slashes hard at it, played away from his body and went straight into the hands of Imam at backward point.

JA Tattersall c Imam-ul-Haq b Zia-ul-Haq 0 (11m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

2.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, back of a length straying on the pads, tucks to on side

End of over 3 (1 run) England Under-19s 1/1

    • RF Higgins 0 (1b)
    • HZ Finch 0 (6b)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 2-1-1-1
    • Amad Butt 1-1-0-0
3.1

Amad Butt to Finch, OUT, both the openers are back into the hut for a duck, good length delivery which straightens after pitching outside off, Finch stays on the crease and drives without any foot movement, not enough power on that to clear the infield and went flat into the hands of short cover.

HZ Finch c Hasan Raza b Amad Butt 0 (14m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

3.2

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, back of a length on middle and leg, tucks to on side

3.3

Amad Butt to Duckett, 1 run, shortish on middle and leg as he hooks it to long leg

3.4

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run, on a good length with good bounce around off, gets behind it and defends

Shahid: "Excellent start for Pakistan... Hope they maintain the pressure"

3.5

Amad Butt to Higgins, 1 run, short around off, waits and opens the face to guide it to third man

3.6

Amad Butt to Duckett, 1 run, short once again down leg, gets it to deep fine leg for a single.

End of over 4 (3 runs) England Under-19s 4/2

    • BM Duckett 2 (3b)
    • RF Higgins 1 (3b)
    • Amad Butt 2-1-3-1
    • Zia-ul-Haq 2-1-1-1
4.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, back of a length outside off, goes through his cut to the keeper

4.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, on a good length and moves away with good bounce, 134 kph, left alone

4.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, touch full around off, gets forward as he pushes it towards cover

4.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, 3 runs, shortish on middle and leg, goes back and pulls it over midwicket

4.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, length delivery which shapes away after pitching on off, beats the drive

4.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waits and steers to third man

End of over 5 (4 runs) England Under-19s 8/2

    • RF Higgins 2 (5b)
    • BM Duckett 5 (7b)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 3-1-5-1
    • Amad Butt 2-1-3-1
5.1

Amad Butt to Higgins, 1 run, back of a length outside off, punches off the back foot through point

5.2

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, short on middle and leg, gets behind it to block

5.3

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, length delivery on middle and off, defends off the front foot

5.4

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, touch full on middle and off, gets forward and pushes it back to the bowler

5.5

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, on a length and invite him to drive, away movement and the bounce beats it

5.6

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, stays on a length around off, pushes it to mid-off

End of over 6 (1 run) England Under-19s 9/2

    • BM Duckett 5 (12b)
    • RF Higgins 3 (6b)
    • Amad Butt 3-1-4-1
    • Zia-ul-Haq 3-1-5-1
6.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, back of a length outside off, slashes hard at it, bottom edge towards second slip.

6.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, 3 runs, half-volley outside off, leans forward and drives it between extra cover and mid-off, man runs back and cuts it off before the ropes.

6.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, shortish and outside off, Duckett misses a cut

6.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, back of a length angles back in from outside off, off the thigh and rolls to off

6.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, good length delivery which holds the line after pitching outside off, left alone.

6.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, pitches it on a length around middle and leg, pushes it back towards the bowler.

End of over 7 (3 runs) England Under-19s 12/2

    • BM Duckett 5 (16b)
    • RF Higgins 6 (8b)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 4-1-8-1
    • Amad Butt 3-1-4-1
7.1

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run, fullish in length around off, dabs it towards backward point

7.2

Amad Butt to Higgins, 2 runs, good length angling in from off, waits and tucks behind square leg for a couple.

7.3

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run, touch short outside off, gets it from the crease towards point

7.4

Amad Butt to Higgins, 1 run, good length delivery outside off, runs it down to third man for a single.

7.5

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, length delivery around off, defends off the front foot

7.6

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, touch short outside off and moves away, mistimes a cut towards cover

End of over 8 (3 runs) England Under-19s 15/2

    • BM Duckett 5 (18b)
    • RF Higgins 9 (12b)
    • Amad Butt 4-1-7-1
    • Zia-ul-Haq 4-1-8-1
8.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, good length delivery around off, blocks off the back foot

8.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, 1 run, length delivery outside off, runs to third man off the outside edge

8.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, back of a length around off, defends off the back foot

Jawad Ahmed: "I hope that this pressure shall be maintained in order to restrict England to a low total. But the real test of nerves shall come when Pakistan comes in to Bat!"

8.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, 2 runs, short outside off, cuts off the back foot through diving point for a couple.

8.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, FOUR, back of a length around off, inside edge past the keeper to the fence, lucky runs for Duckett.

8.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, 2 runs, length delivery straying on the pads, tucks to long leg

End of over 9 (9 runs) England Under-19s 24/2

    • BM Duckett 13 (22b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 10 (14b)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 5-1-17-1
    • Amad Butt 4-1-7-1
9.1

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run, good length which straightens around off, gets forward to defend

9.2

Amad Butt to Higgins, 2 runs, length delivery which nips back in from outside off, blocks it showing the full face of the bat.

9.3

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run

9.4

Amad Butt to Higgins, 3 runs, shortish on middle and leg, goes back and pulls it behind square leg, fine leg runs to his left and dives full length to save a run.

9.5

Amad Butt to Duckett, no run, length delivery around off, defends

9.6

Amad Butt to Duckett, 1 run, on middle and leg, nudges it towards midwicket for a single.

End of over 10 (6 runs) England Under-19s 30/2

    • BM Duckett 14 (24b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 15 (18b)
    • Amad Butt 5-1-13-1
    • Zia-ul-Haq 5-1-17-1
10.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, back of a length around off, gets on the top of the bounce to defend

10.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, FOUR, shortish on middle and leg, swivels and pulls it through diving short midwicket to the fence.

10.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, FOUR, fullish straying on the pads, clips it over square leg and another boundary

10.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, good length delivery on off, gets froward to defend

10.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, no run, back of a length on off, punches off the back foot to short cover.

10.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Duckett, OUT, whattay a catch to remove the dangerous Duckett, shortish on middle and leg, he pulls it off the back foot, nothing wrong at all till that moment, as the previous instance Hasan was patrolling the short midwicket region and that was quite away from his body, he dive full length to his right and holds that with both hands before landing in the ground. You beauty Hasan!

BM Duckett c Hasan Raza b Zia-ul-Haq 22 (31m 30b 3x4 0x6) SR: 73.33

End of over 11 (8 runs) England Under-19s 38/3

    • RF Higgins 15 (18b)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 6-1-25-2
    • Amad Butt 5-1-13-1
11.1

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, short and turns away from Higgins, left alone

11.2

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, length delivery outside off, beats his shot

11.3

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, 1 run, on middle and leg, drills it down to long-on

11.4

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, 1 run, touch short on off, punches off the back foot towards cover for a single

11.5

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run

11.6

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, short once again around off, pushes it back towards the bowler.

End of over 12 (2 runs) England Under-19s 40/3

    • RF Higgins 16 (23b)
    • EG Barnard 1 (1b)
    • Zafar Gohar 1-0-2-0
    • Zia-ul-Haq 6-1-25-2
12.1

Amad Butt to Barnard, no run, full on middle and leg, flicks it to on side

12.2

Amad Butt to Barnard, 1 run, length delivery angling in from outside off, runs off the outside edge to third man

MAB: "That's really welcome wicket for Pakistan on the right time, Duckett was really dangerous for them, they should now change the bowlers to sneak more wickets here."

12.3

Amad Butt to Higgins, FOUR, lovely shot! that's full on middle and leg, he stood tall and drives it straight towards the sight screen between the non-striker and umpire.

12.4

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run, fullish once again on middle and leg, pushes it to mid-on only this time.

12.5

Amad Butt to Higgins, no run, length delivery on middle and off, leans froward and pushes it back towards Amad.

12.6

Amad Butt to Higgins, 1 run, short on middle and leg, mistimes a pull towards deep square leg, gets a single

End of over 13 (6 runs) England Under-19s 46/3

    • RF Higgins 21 (27b 1x4)
    • EG Barnard 2 (3b)
    • Amad Butt 6-1-19-1
    • Zafar Gohar 1-0-2-0
13.1

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, flatter and quicker outside off, left alone.

13.2

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, touch short outside off, cuts off the back foot to point

13.3

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, 1 run, on middle and leg, pushes it down to long-on

13.4

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run, on a length, middle and leg, tucks to on side

13.5

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run, spins in from outside off, gets behind it to defend

13.6

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run, full on middle and leg as he pushes it back towards the bowler.

End of over 14 (1 run) England Under-19s 47/3

    • EG Barnard 2 (6b)
    • RF Higgins 22 (30b 1x4)
    • Zafar Gohar 2-0-3-0
    • Amad Butt 6-1-19-1
14.1

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 3 runs, short and outside off, cuts and able to beat diving short third man, but stops it near the ropes running back

14.2

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, tossed up on middle and off, defends

14.3

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, length delivery outside off, pushes it back towards the bowler.

14.4

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, tossed up delivery down leg, misses a sweep and took it on the pad, heading down leg is what umpire thought.

14.5

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, flatter, quicker and kept low, able to get his bat down in time.

14.6

Karamat Ali to Barnard, 1 run, full on middle and leg, pushes it down to long-on

End of over 15 (4 runs) England Under-19s 51/3

    • EG Barnard 3 (11b)
    • RF Higgins 25 (31b 1x4)
    • Karamat Ali 1-0-4-0
    • Zafar Gohar 2-0-3-0
15.1

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run, he comes down the track and gets it towards cover of a leading edge

15.2

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg, pushes it off the front foot to wide of long-off

15.3

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, length delivery on middle and off, defends

omair: "Amad's change of end wasn't the right decision. The captain should have persisted with the same side as he was doing a good job. "

15.4

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, fullish on off, stride forward to block it

15.5

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, length delivery straying on the pads, tucks to on side

15.6

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, on a length and touch quicker on off, pushes it to on side

End of over 16 (1 run) England Under-19s 52/3

    • RF Higgins 25 (35b 1x4)
    • EG Barnard 4 (13b)
    • Zafar Gohar 3-0-4-0
    • Karamat Ali 1-0-4-0

England took the batting power-play.

16.1

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, flatter and on a length outside off, left alone.

16.2

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, tossed up on off, pushes it to on side

16.3

Karamat Ali to Barnard, 1 run, on middle and leg as he nudges it towards midwicket

16.4

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, comes down the track and drives it back past the bowler towards long-off

16.5

Karamat Ali to Barnard, 1 run, length delivery outside off, driven along the ground to long-off

16.6

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, touch short outside off, cuts off the back foot to short third man

End of over 17 (3 runs) England Under-19s 55/3

    • RF Higgins 26 (37b 1x4)
    • EG Barnard 6 (17b)
    • Karamat Ali 2-0-7-0
    • Zafar Gohar 3-0-4-0
17.1

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run, tossed up delivery on off, nudges to midwicket

17.2

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run, touch short on off, punches off the back foot to short cover

17.3

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, no run

17.4

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, 1 run, fullish from round the wicket, leans forward and driven down to long-off

17.5

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, on a length outside off, gets forward to defend

17.6

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, comes out and pushes it towards mid-on

End of over 18 (1 run) England Under-19s 56/3

    • RF Higgins 26 (39b 1x4)
    • EG Barnard 7 (21b)
    • Zafar Gohar 4-0-5-0
    • Karamat Ali 2-0-7-0
18.1

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, short and outside off, cuts it towards short third man

18.2

Karamat Ali to Barnard, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, drills it down to long-off

18.3

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 2 runs, Higgins dances down the track and taking it as a full toss gets it to the right of mid-on

18.4

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, pushes it off the front foot towards cover for a single.

18.5

Karamat Ali to Barnard, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, leans forward and drives to long-off

18.6

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, length delivery on off, pushes it back towards the bowler.

Time for refreshment.

End of over 19 (5 runs) England Under-19s 61/3

    • RF Higgins 29 (42b 1x4)
    • EG Barnard 9 (24b)
    • Karamat Ali 3-0-12-0
    • Zafar Gohar 4-0-5-0
19.1

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, 1 run, short outside off, cuts off the back foot to deep point

MIRZA MUHAMMAD : " Zafar Gohar is doing right thing. Building pressure, other End should Support him and earn break through. "

19.2

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, 1 run, short once again outside off, punches off the back foot to sweeper cover

19.3

Zafar Gohar to Barnard, 1 run, length delivery on off, driven along the ground to long-off

19.4

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, on a length and straying down leg, off the pad to on side

19.5

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, Higgins gets forward and pushes it back to the bowler.

19.6

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, 1 run, Higgins runs it down towards wide of third man for a single.

End of over 20 (4 runs) England Under-19s 65/3

    • RF Higgins 31 (46b 1x4)
    • EG Barnard 11 (26b)
    • Zafar Gohar 5-0-9-0
    • Karamat Ali 3-0-12-0
20.1

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, pushes it on a length on off, driven towards mid-off

20.2

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, flatter delivery on off, gets forward and defends

20.3

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, comes down the track and drills it down to long-on

20.4

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, fullish on middle and leg, off the pad rolls towards on side

20.5

Karamat Ali to Barnard, no run, once again padded away outside leg

20.6

Karamat Ali to Barnard, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, leans forward and driven down to long-off

End of over 21 (2 runs) England Under-19s 67/3

    • EG Barnard 12 (29b)
    • RF Higgins 32 (49b 1x4)
    • Karamat Ali 4-0-14-0
    • Zafar Gohar 5-0-9-0
21.1

Kamran Ghulam to Barnard, no run

21.2

Kamran Ghulam to Barnard, 1 run, on middle and leg, drills it down to long-on

21.3

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, tossed up delivery on middle, gets forward and pushes it once again to long-on

21.4

Kamran Ghulam to Barnard, OUT, and Barnard throw his wicket, that was on a length and spins away with good bounce, he tries to drive it through cover, surprised by the bounce and ends up dragging that back into the stumps, Barnard walks back disappointingly

EG Barnard b Kamran Ghulam 13 (35m 32b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.62

21.5

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, on middle and leg, off the pads to on side

21.6

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, length delivery on middle and off, pushes it back towards the bowler.

End of over 22 (4 runs) England Under-19s 69/4

    • WMH Rhodes 0 (2b)
    • RF Higgins 33 (50b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 1-0-2-1
    • Karamat Ali 4-0-14-0
22.1

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, tossed up delivery on middle and off, pushes it back past the bowler

22.2

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, touch short on middle and leg, pulls it to wide of long-on

22.3

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, 1 run

22.4

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run

22.5

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run

22.6

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run

End of over 23 (2 runs) England Under-19s 71/4

    • RF Higgins 34 (55b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 1 (3b)
    • Karamat Ali 5-0-16-0
    • Kamran Ghulam 1-0-2-1
23.1

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, on middle and leg, tucks to on side

23.2

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, length delivery drifting on the pads, tucks behind square leg

23.3

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, tossed up delivery on off, pushes it back to the bowler

23.4

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, on middle and leg, Higgins drills it down to long-on

23.5

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, flatter delivery on middle and off, pushes it to the left of the bowler

23.6

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, fullish on middle and off, flicks it towards square leg

End of over 24 (2 runs) England Under-19s 73/4

    • WMH Rhodes 2 (7b)
    • RF Higgins 35 (57b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 2-0-4-1
    • Karamat Ali 5-0-16-0
24.1

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, length delivery on middle and off, defends

24.2

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, comes out and a lofted shot towards wide of long-on

24.3

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, fullish outside off as he pushes it back towards the bowler

24.4

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, 1 run, touch short outside off, goes back and punches it down to long-off

24.5

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, flatter delivery on a length outside off, pushes it back towards the bowler

24.6

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, touch short on middle and leg, slaps it down to long-on for a single.

End of over 25 (3 runs) England Under-19s 76/4

    • RF Higgins 37 (61b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 3 (9b)
    • Karamat Ali 6-0-19-0
    • Kamran Ghulam 2-0-4-1
25.1

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, flatter and on a length outside off, driven towards short cover

25.2

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, length and straighter one around off, pushes it back to Kamran

25.3

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, short and spins in from outside off, pushes it once again back towards the bowler

25.4

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, tossed up delivery on off and an inside edge to the pad.

25.5

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, on middle and leg, tucks to short fine leg

shahid: "children follow their elders,,, this is how i see Pakistan u19 bowling."

25.6

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, comes out and driven along the ground to long-off for a single.

End of over 26 (1 run) England Under-19s 77/4

    • RF Higgins 38 (67b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 3 (9b)
    • Kamran Ghulam 3-0-5-1
    • Karamat Ali 6-0-19-0
26.1

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, tossed up from round the wicket, defends

26.2

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 2 runs, short on off, slaps it back past the bowler towards the sight screen for a couple.

26.3

Karamat Ali to Higgins, no run, spins in from off, nudges to on side

26.4

Karamat Ali to Higgins, 1 run, comes out and pushes it towards short midwicket for a quick single

26.5

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, length delivery around off, leans froward and pushes it back to Karamat

26.6

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, on middle and off, tucks it to on side

End of over 27 (3 runs) England Under-19s 80/4

    • WMH Rhodes 3 (11b)
    • RF Higgins 41 (71b 1x4)
    • Karamat Ali 7-0-22-0
    • Kamran Ghulam 3-0-5-1
27.1

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, flatter and on a length on off, defends

27.2

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, short delivery on off, goes back and punches it down to long-on

27.3

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, Rhodes charges and at the last moment checks his shot, pushes it to the left of Ghulam

27.4

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, on middle and leg, drills it down to long-on

27.5

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, touch short outside off, cuts off the back foot to sweeper cover

27.6

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, length delivery around off, pushes it back towards the bowler.

End of over 28 (3 runs) England Under-19s 83/4

    • WMH Rhodes 4 (14b)
    • RF Higgins 43 (74b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 4-0-8-1
    • Karamat Ali 7-0-22-0
28.1

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, no run, flatter and quicker outside off as he is beaten

28.2

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, no run, touch short outside off and kept low, left alone

28.3

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, 1 run, Higgins drills a length delivery to wide of long-on

28.4

Saud Shakeel to Rhodes, no run, big stride forward and took it on the pad outside off

28.5

Saud Shakeel to Rhodes, FOUR, short on middle and leg, kept low, he pulls it over square leg, one bounce to the fence.

28.6

Saud Shakeel to Rhodes, 1 run, on a length outside off, gets down on one knee and sweeps it to wide of deep square leg

End of over 29 (6 runs) England Under-19s 89/4

    • WMH Rhodes 9 (17b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 44 (77b 1x4)
    • Saud Shakeel 1-0-6-0
    • Kamran Ghulam 4-0-8-1
29.1

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, comes out and pushes it down to long-on

29.2

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, tossed up delivery on off, defended showing the full face

29.3

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, fullish on middle and off, driven along the ground to long-on

29.4

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, Rhodes comes out and pushes it to short midwicket

29.5

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, length delivery around middle and off, pushes it to the left of the bowler

29.6

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 2 runs, tossed up delivery on middle and off, comes out and chips it over midwicket for a couple.

End of over 30 (4 runs) England Under-19s 93/4

    • WMH Rhodes 12 (21b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 45 (79b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 5-0-12-1
    • Saud Shakeel 1-0-6-0
30.1

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, no run, low full toss on middle and leg, pushes it back to Saud.

30.2

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, no run, fullish outside off, digs it out towards short third man

30.3

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, 1 run, fuller in length outside off, driven to wide of long-off

30.4

Saud Shakeel to Rhodes, 1 run, short and flatter on off, punches it down to long-on

30.5

Saud Shakeel to Higgins, 1 run, short outside off, picks it and swatted to on side for a single

30.6

Saud Shakeel to Rhodes, 1 run, tossed up on off, leans forward and pushes it down to long-on

End of over 31 (4 runs) England Under-19s 97/4

    • WMH Rhodes 14 (23b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 47 (83b 1x4)
    • Saud Shakeel 2-0-10-0
    • Kamran Ghulam 5-0-12-1
31.1

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, full outside off, drills it down the ground

31.2

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, on middle and leg, tucks to short fine leg

31.3

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, flatter and on a length outside off, defends

31.4

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, comes out and drives it to long-on

31.5

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, fullish on middle and off, pushes it back past the bowler

31.6

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, no run, touch short on off, punches it to the left of Ghulam.

End of over 32 (2 runs) England Under-19s 99/4

    • WMH Rhodes 15 (26b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 48 (86b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 6-0-14-1
    • Saud Shakeel 2-0-10-0
32.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, good length delivery on middle and leg, pushes it towards mid-off

32.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, shortish on middle and leg, mistimes it back towards the bowler

32.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, 1 run, back of a length outside off, waits and runs it down to third man and brings the hundred for England.

32.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, no run, full on middle and leg, pushes it to on side

32.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, 1 run, short on middle and leg, pulls of the back foot through square leg

32.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Higgins, no run, bangs it short on middle and leg, ducks underneath it

End of over 33 (2 runs) England Under-19s 101/4

    • RF Higgins 49 (90b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 16 (28b 1x4)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 7-1-27-2
    • Kamran Ghulam 6-0-14-1
33.1

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, fullish on middle and off, pushes it to long-on

33.2

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, shortish on middle and off, punches it down to long-on to bring his fifty

33.3

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, (no ball) 1 run, over-steps, on middle and leg, tucks to square leg

33.3

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, fullish down leg and Higgins misses it as he tries for a switch hit

33.4

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, driven along the ground towards long-on

33.5

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, touch short on off, Rhodes punches it to long-on for a single.

33.6

Kamran Ghulam to Higgins, no run, spins in from outside off, leans froward as he drives back to the bowler

End of over 34 (6 runs) England Under-19s 107/4

    • RF Higgins 51 (94b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 19 (31b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 7-0-20-1
    • Zia-ul-Haq 7-1-27-2
34.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, no run, back of a length outside off, dabs it from the crease to backward point

34.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, waits and opens the face to run it towards wide of third man for a couple.

34.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, no run, back of a length outside off, Rhodes taps it towards point

34.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, no run, short and slower outside off as Rhodes is beaten

34.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, no run, low full toss on middle and off, pushes it to on side

34.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, 1 run, shortish outside off, punches it through point for a single

End of over 35 (3 runs) England Under-19s 110/4

    • WMH Rhodes 22 (37b 1x4)
    • RF Higgins 51 (94b 1x4)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 8-1-30-2
    • Kamran Ghulam 7-0-20-1
35.1

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, 2 runs, tossed up delivery on middle and leg, mistimes a sweep which went towards where would have been a short fine leg, gets a couple.

35.2

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, FOUR, flatter delivery around off, gets down on one knee and sweeps it over square leg fence, one bounce over the ropes

35.3

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, flatter and quicker outside off, defends

35.4

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, on a length outside off, leading edge towards cover

35.5

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, touch short on off, punches off the back foot towards the bowler

35.6

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, length delivery around middle stump, turns it around towards short fine leg

End of over 36 (6 runs) England Under-19s 116/4

    • WMH Rhodes 28 (43b 2x4)
    • RF Higgins 51 (94b 1x4)
    • Karamat Ali 8-0-28-0
    • Zia-ul-Haq 8-1-30-2
36.1

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, on a length and spun away from Higgins

36.2

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, flatter on middle and off, defends

36.3

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, no run, angles in from round the wicket and spun away after pitching on off, gets his bat away from the line

36.4

Zafar Gohar to Higgins, 1 run, touch short outside off, cuts off the back foot to deep point

36.5

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, no run, tossed up delivery on off, misses a sweep and took it on the pad outside off

36.6

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, touch short on off, punches it down to long-on for a single.

End of over 37 (2 runs) England Under-19s 118/4

    • WMH Rhodes 29 (45b 2x4)
    • RF Higgins 52 (98b 1x4)
    • Zafar Gohar 6-0-11-0
    • Karamat Ali 8-0-28-0
37.1

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, no run, tossed up delivery on off, sweeps it to short fine leg

37.2

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, 1 run, on middle and leg, tucks it towards short fine leg for a quickie.

37.3

Karamat Ali to Higgins, OUT, and finally the partnership comes to an end, tossed up delivery from round the wicket which spun away after after pitching around off. Higgins comes out with a intention to hoick to on side, not to the pitch of the delivery and turn beats him too, no chance of a comeback, keeper remove the bails in a flash.

RF Higgins st †Saifullah Khan b Karamat Ali 52 (121m 99b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.52

37.4

Karamat Ali to Clarke, OUT, whattay delivery from Karamat, Clarke was completely foxed by a googly. Tossed up delivery from over the wicket on off which spins back in sharply and goes through bat and pad to knock middle and leg stump, that's really good stuff from the bowler, you can't ask for more. Real pleasure to watch those for a leggie.

JM Clarke b Karamat Ali 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Will take Drinks now but be with us as he is on a hat-trick.

37.5

Karamat Ali to Jones, no run, flatter and on a length on off, defends

37.6

Karamat Ali to Jones, no run, Jones leans forward and blocks it to on side

End of over 38 (1 run) England Under-19s 119/6

    • RP Jones 0 (2b)
    • WMH Rhodes 30 (47b 2x4)
    • Karamat Ali 9-0-29-2
    • Zafar Gohar 6-0-11-0
38.1

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, no run, leans forward and took that on the pad outside off

38.2

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, spins back in from outside off, inside edge to the pad and rolls to off

38.3

Zafar Gohar to Jones, 1 run, tossed up on off, gets down on one knee and sweeps it to long leg

38.4

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, short and spins back in from outside off, tucks behind square leg for a single.

38.5

Zafar Gohar to Jones, 1 run, on middle and leg, mistimes a sweep infront of deep square leg and gets a single.

38.6

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, on a length outside off, shuffle across and turns it towards square leg

End of over 39 (5 runs) England Under-19s 124/6

    • WMH Rhodes 33 (51b 2x4)
    • RP Jones 2 (4b)
    • Zafar Gohar 7-0-16-0
    • Karamat Ali 9-0-29-2
39.1

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 2 runs, short on middle and leg, goes back and gets it through the vacant midwicket region for a couple.

39.2

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, on middle and leg, drills it down to long-on

39.3

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, no run, touch short on off, punches off the back foot towards cover

39.4

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, 1 run, shortish once again and this time Jones gets it down to wide of long-off

39.5

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, on middle and off, stood tall and drives it down to long-on for a single.

39.6

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, no run, fullish on middle and leg, tucks to on side

End of over 40 (5 runs) England Under-19s 129/6

    • RP Jones 3 (7b)
    • WMH Rhodes 37 (54b 2x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 8-0-25-1
    • Zafar Gohar 7-0-16-0
40.1

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 3 byes, that spun a lot from outside off and beats everyone as batsman shuffle across to off to turn it around towards on side

40.2

Zafar Gohar to Jones, no run, on a length outside off, defends

40.3

Zafar Gohar to Jones, 1 run, short and spun away, waits and cuts off the back foot to deep point

40.4

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, sweeps that from outside off to the left of short fine leg

40.5

Zafar Gohar to Jones, no run, flatter delivery on off, gets froward and blocks it

40.6

Zafar Gohar to Jones, no run, touch short outside off, goes back and cuts it towards point

End of over 41 (5 runs) England Under-19s 134/6

    • RP Jones 4 (11b)
    • WMH Rhodes 38 (56b 2x4)
    • Zafar Gohar 8-0-18-0
    • Kamran Ghulam 8-0-25-1
41.1

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, tossed up on off, gets down on one knee and sweeps to deep square leg

41.2

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, tucks to on side

41.3

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, 1 run, short outside off as he cuts it away to cover for a single

41.4

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, Rhodes comes out and punches it down to long-on

41.5

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, FOUR, tossed up delivery on middle and leg, Jones bends down and sweeps it to the left of short fine leg to the fence

41.6

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, no run, full on middle and leg, nudges it towards short midwicket

End of over 42 (7 runs) England Under-19s 141/6

    • RP Jones 9 (15b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 40 (58b 2x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 9-0-32-1
    • Zafar Gohar 8-0-18-0
42.1

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, back of a length on off, punches off the back foot down to long-off

42.2

Amad Butt to Jones, no run, good length angles back in from outside off, defends

42.3

Amad Butt to Jones, 1 run, fullish outside off as he slices it towards sweeper cover fo a single

42.4

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, back of a length delivery outside off, waits on the back foot and runs it to third man

42.5

Amad Butt to Jones, no run, bangs it short around off as Jones ducks underneath it

42.6

Amad Butt to Jones, 1 run, fuller in length outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

End of over 43 (4 runs) England Under-19s 145/6

    • RP Jones 11 (19b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 42 (60b 2x4)
    • Amad Butt 7-1-23-1
    • Kamran Ghulam 9-0-32-1
43.1

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, no run, tossed up on middle, comes out and pushes it to on side

43.2

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, 1 run, once again Jones charges down the track, took it on the full and drives it to long-off

43.3

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, this time its Rhodes, once again drills it down to long-off

43.4

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, no run, flatter and quicker on the stumps, defends

43.5

Kamran Ghulam to Jones, 1 run, Jones comes out and gets it to wide of long-on but only a single

43.6

Kamran Ghulam to Rhodes, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, steps out and drives it to long-off

End of over 44 (4 runs) England Under-19s 149/6

    • WMH Rhodes 44 (62b 2x4)
    • RP Jones 13 (23b 1x4)
    • Kamran Ghulam 10-0-36-1
    • Amad Butt 7-1-23-1
44.1

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, back of a length outside off, slaps it towards wide of mid-off

44.2

Amad Butt to Jones, no run, length delivery outside off which holds the line outside off, Jones unable to get bat on it

44.3

Amad Butt to Jones, no run, bouncer on middle and off, Jones ducks underneath it

44.4

Amad Butt to Jones, FOUR, shortish outside off and he picks that nicely as he pulls it between mid-on and midwicket to the fence.

44.5

Amad Butt to Jones, OUT, Finally Amad wins the battle as Jones unable to get bat on that, this time he alters the length, touch fuller on off which moves in a bit. Jones shuffle across to off as tries for a scoop, beaten by the movement and the pace, struck on the leg stump.

RP Jones b Amad Butt 17 (31m 27b 2x4 0x6) SR: 62.96

44.6

Amad Butt to Sayer, no run, length delivery on middle and off, tucks to on side

End of over 45 (5 runs) England Under-19s 154/7

    • RJ Sayer 0 (1b)
    • WMH Rhodes 45 (63b 2x4)
    • Amad Butt 8-1-28-2
    • Kamran Ghulam 10-0-36-1

Imam-ul-Haq walks off the field due to injury and that's a big concern for Pakistan as he was getting lot of runs from his blade.

45.1

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, FOUR, tossed up delivery on off, picks it nicely and gets it towards the sight screen

45.2

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, 1 run, tucks it around the corner and gets to his fifty

45.3

Karamat Ali to Sayer, no run, flatter delivery on middle and off, leans forward to defend

45.4

Karamat Ali to Sayer, no run, touch short outside off and spun away from Sayer

45.5

Karamat Ali to Sayer, 1 run, full on middle and leg as he clips it towards square leg for a single.

45.6

Karamat Ali to Rhodes, 1 run, short around off as he pulls it to deep square leg

End of over 46 (7 runs) England Under-19s 161/7

    • WMH Rhodes 51 (66b 3x4)
    • RJ Sayer 1 (4b)
    • Karamat Ali 10-0-36-2
    • Amad Butt 8-1-28-2
46.1

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, short and outside off, gets it down to long-off

46.2

Amad Butt to Sayer, FOUR, short of length on middle and leg, swivels and pulls it over short fine leg, he runs back and gave a chase in vain.

46.3

Amad Butt to Sayer, 1 run, fullish outside off as Sayer squeezes it towards cover region

46.4

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, full toss outside off, Rhodes throws his bat at it but ends up getting it towards mid-on only

46.5

Amad Butt to Sayer, no run, back of a length delivery down leg, through to the keeper with good bounce

46.6

Amad Butt to Sayer, no run, fuller and slower outside off, 109 kph, the change of pace beats the drive of Sayer

End of over 47 (7 runs) England Under-19s 168/7

    • RJ Sayer 6 (8b 1x4)
    • WMH Rhodes 53 (68b 3x4)
    • Amad Butt 9-1-35-2
    • Karamat Ali 10-0-36-2
47.1

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, no run, Rhodes comes out and punches it towards cover

47.2

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, touch short outside off, kept low too, mistimes a reverse sweep towards short third man

47.3

Zafar Gohar to Sayer, 1 run, short around off, he goes back and cuts it towards point and sneaks a single.

47.4

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, SIX, tossed up delivery outside off, Rhodes steps out and getting to the pitch of the delivery he hoicks it over midwicket

47.5

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 2 runs, on middle and leg, swings and he clears the infield on the on side for a couple

47.6

Zafar Gohar to Rhodes, 1 run, fullish on middle and leg, tucks it to on side for a single.

End of over 48 (11 runs) England Under-19s 179/7

    • WMH Rhodes 63 (73b 3x4 1x6)
    • RJ Sayer 7 (9b 1x4)
    • Zafar Gohar 9-0-29-0
    • Amad Butt 9-1-35-2
48.1

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, fuller in length outside off, leans forward and driven uppishly towards long-off, fall short of the man

Charles Crasto: "At 47.3, Alan Wilkins was praising the bowlers for not conceding a six as yet. Guess what happened next ball? Commentators curse doesn't leave the young 'uns as well."

48.2

Amad Butt to Sayer, 1 run, shortish on middle and leg, goes back and hooks it behind square leg, long leg charges and keeps it to a single only

48.3

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 2 runs, back of a length on off, punches it down the ground towards sight-screen, long-off cuts it off

48.4

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 1 run, yorker length delivery on off, digs it out nicely for a single

48.5

Amad Butt to Sayer, 1 run, touch short on off, mistimes a pull which took the inside edge to the pad for a single.

Good news for Pakistan as Imam-ul-Haq back on the ground.

48.6

Amad Butt to Rhodes, 2 runs, length delivery on middle and leg, works it to wide of long-on for a couple.

End of over 49 (8 runs) England Under-19s 187/7

    • WMH Rhodes 69 (77b 3x4 1x6)
    • RJ Sayer 9 (11b 1x4)
    • Amad Butt 10-1-43-2
    • Zafar Gohar 9-0-29-0
49.1

Zia-ul-Haq to Sayer, SIX, length delivery on off, he swings that high and handsomely over long-on, that went into the first tier.

49.2

Zia-ul-Haq to Sayer, 1 bye, short of a length and slower too, 108 kph, Sayer unable to get bat on it but runs for a bye, direct throw from the keeper but Rhodes was well inside the crease sliding his bat

49.3

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, FOUR, that's perfectly done by the captain, length delivery on off, shuffle across to off and gets it over short fine leg

49.4

Zia-ul-Haq to Rhodes, 3 runs, shortish outside off, Rhodes gets on the top of the bounce on the jump and slices it over backward point

49.5

Zia-ul-Haq to Sayer, 2 runs, fullish on middle and leg, gets it down towards the sight-screen, enough time for a couple before long-on cuts that off

49.6

Zia-ul-Haq to Sayer, 1 run, fuller once again outside off, inside edge towards the keeper and gets a single

Do join us for the chase.

End of over 50 (17 runs) England Under-19s 204/7

    • RJ Sayer 18 (15b 1x4 1x6)
    • WMH Rhodes 76 (79b 4x4 1x6)
    • Zia-ul-Haq 9-1-46-2
    • Amad Butt 10-1-43-2
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