ICC World Twenty20 - 6th match, Group A

Afghanistan v England

England won by 116 runs

1.1

Dawlat Zadran to Hales, FOUR, length ball, seaming away off the pitch, Hales flashes and gets a BIG outside edge over first slip for four, the first runs of the innings

1.2

Dawlat Zadran to Hales, no run, movement away from the right-hander again, draws Hales into another false stroke and beats the bat

1.3

Dawlat Zadran to Hales, no run, pitched up, slightly fuller, pushed into the covers on the front foot

1.4

Dawlat Zadran to Hales, 1 run, pandemonium already, Hales tips and runs to mid-off where Mangal picks up and misses with his throw at the bowler's end - would have been gone!

England 5/1   AD Hales 5* (4b 1x4)

2.1

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, no run, back of a length, slightly outside off, Hales tries to swivel pull but fails to connect

2.2

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, no run, length ball, pushed across and chopped to point, excellent diving stop means that Zadran still hasn't conceded a run

2.3

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, no run, touch full, outside off and drawing Hales into the draw, connects with a crisp shot but again picks out the man at cover - another dot

2.4

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, 1 run, good length in the corridor outside off, pushed into the ground, slightly wide of mid-off and they hurry through for one

England 6/1   AD Hales 6* (8b 1x4)

3.1

Dawlat Zadran to Hales, no run, length ball outside off, jabbed short into the off side, "No!" bawls Hales

3.2

Dawlat Zadran to Hales, 1 run, short this time and at the man, pulled low through square leg for one

England 11/1   AD Hales 7* (10b 1x4)

4.1

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, 4 byes, woof, that's leapt off the pitch, over Hales attempted pull shot, over the keeper's outstretched hand and away for byes

4.2

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, FOUR, short and wide and drilled in front of point off the back foot, meaty swing of the bat from Hales

4.3

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, FOUR, too full on leg stump this time, flicked on the 45 and the fielder on the edge of the circle can't quite get there, four more

4.4

Shapoor Zadran to Hales, 1 run, length ball, tucked towards mid-off for one

England 28/1   AD Hales 16* (14b 3x4)

5.1

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Hales, 1 run, length ball outside off, chopped past his stumps wafting away from the body and it rolls to short fine leg

5.5

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Hales, FOUR, touch full, on the stumps and that's a nice pace for Hales to lofted four back down the ground, back over the bowler's head

5.6

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Hales, FOUR, full and straight and again drilled back down the ground, excellent timing from Hales, slight readjustment and pinged fine past mid-on

England 52/1   AD Hales 25* (17b 5x4)

6.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Hales, no run, pushed back to the bowler from in front of the stumps

6.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Hales, no run, googly this time, Hales just gets his bat down in time and chops the ball away from in front of the wicket

6.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Hales, 1 run, pushed back past the bowler on the front foot for one

England 54/1   AD Hales 26* (20b 5x4)

7.1

Karim Sadiq to Hales, no run, round the wicket, misses with a swish outside off

7.2

Karim Sadiq to Hales, no run, tossed up and pushed back down the wicket

7.3

Karim Sadiq to Hales, 2 runs, turned into the leg side, they push hard and get one, Sadiq then tries to flick the ball at the stumps blind and they pick up another as it rolls away

7.4

Karim Sadiq to Hales, 1 run, on the stumps, flicked through leg

7.6

Karim Sadiq to Hales, no run, pushed through outside off, stays low and disappears under the bat as Hales tries to pull

England 60/1   AD Hales 29* (25b 5x4)

8.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Hales, no run, leg stump line, tries to hammer this off the pads but fails to connect

8.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Hales, 2 runs, floated towards leg stump again, flicked through backward square and they get back for a couple

England 69/1   AD Hales 31* (27b 5x4)
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Photos

Sep 21, 2012

Jonny Bairstow struck his first ball into the stands, Afghanistan v England, World Twenty20 2012, Group A, Colombo, September 21, 2012

Jonny Bairstow struck his first ball into the stands

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Sep 21, 2012

An Afghanistan supporter holds a placard , Afghanistan v England, World Twenty20 2012, Group A, Colombo, September 21, 2012

An Afghanistan supporter holds a placard

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