ICC World Twenty20, 9th Match, Group D: New Zealand v Pakistan at Pallekele, Sep 23, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 9th match, Group D
Pakistan won by 13 runs
Played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
23 September 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.4

Mills to Imran Nazir, no run, pushed off the front foot on the off side

0.5

Mills to Imran Nazir, no run, Nazir moves forward and defends on the off side, the length was good and the line on off stump

0.6

Mills to Imran Nazir, no run, full ball on off stump, Nazir drives from his crease to cover. Tidy start from Mills, should have had a wicket

Pakistan 1/0   Imran Nazir 0* (3b)
2.1

Mills to Imran Nazir, 1 run, played off the pads behind square and that's Nazir's first run

2.3

Mills to Imran Nazir, FOUR, splendid timing, Nazir goes back to a length delivery and punches the ball through the gap at cover. Not much wrong with that ball but he connected superbly

2.4

Mills to Imran Nazir, 2 runs, this time he goes airborne, lofting the ball off his pads towards cow corner, Nazir didn't make perfect contact and the ball falls safely in the deep

2.5

Mills to Imran Nazir, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

2.6

Mills to Imran Nazir, FOUR, he beats the man on the square leg boundary, placing the shot to the right of the fielder. The ball was short and Nazir pulled it

Pakistan 21/0   Imran Nazir 11* (8b 2x4)
3.5

Southee to Imran Nazir, no run, Nazir tries to whip the ball off his pads but the length is too full, Southee appeals once again but the impact was a touch high on the front pad

3.6

Southee to Imran Nazir, 1 run, full ball on middle stump, turned towards midwicket for a single

Pakistan 28/0   Imran Nazir 12* (10b 2x4)
4.1

Oram to Imran Nazir, no run, played off the front foot towards cover

4.2

Oram to Imran Nazir, FOUR, Nazir steps down the pitch and slashes, aiming to whack the ball over the off side, he gets a thick edge that flies over where first slip would have been. The ball was short of a length and outside off stump

4.3

Oram to Imran Nazir, FOUR, this is a better shot, a short-arm pull that sends the short of a length ball racing to the backward square leg boundary

4.4

Oram to Imran Nazir, 1 run, Oram responds with a slower ball that is nudged towards midwicket

Pakistan 37/0   Imran Nazir 21* (14b 4x4)
5.3

Southee to Imran Nazir, FOUR, Nazir backs away towards leg to try and hit through cover, the ball is full and straight. Nazir ends up driving straight and beats the bowler and mid-off. I suspect the ball hit the inside half of the bat

5.4

Southee to Imran Nazir, OUT, caught and bowled! Nazir's pushed the ball off the front foot right back to Southee, who takes the catch on his follow through. New Zealand have snapped a strong opening stand. Southee caught the ball at chest height to his left

Imran Nazir c & b Southee 25 (25m 16b 5x4 0x6) SR: 156.25

Pakistan 47/1   Imran Nazir 25 (16b 5x4)
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