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)

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

Pakistan 15/0   Imran Nazir 5* (5b 1x4)   KD Mills 1.3-0-6-0

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)   KD Mills 2-0-12-0

Southee to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, shortish ball around off stump, Hafeez punches the ball from his crease through midwicket and finds the gap, the timing on it is good as well

Pakistan 26/0   Mohammad Hafeez 13* (13b 1x4 1x6)   TG Southee 0.3-0-5-0

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

Pakistan 32/0   Imran Nazir 16* (12b 3x4)   JDP Oram 0.2-0-4-0

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

Pakistan 36/0   Imran Nazir 20* (13b 4x4)   JDP Oram 0.3-0-8-0

Oram to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, full ball outside off stump, Hafeez moves forward and drives the ball in the air and over the in field at cover, Oram's first over is going terribly

Pakistan 41/0   Mohammad Hafeez 18* (15b 2x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 0.5-0-13-0

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

Pakistan 47/0   Imran Nazir 25* (15b 5x4)   TG Southee 1.3-0-12-0

Mills to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, Jamshed carves the ball with his wrists over point and finds the gap on the boundary, he had width outside off and he went hard at the ball

Pakistan 96/1   Nasir Jamshed 32* (16b 1x4 3x6)   KD Mills 2.2-0-16-0

Oram to Nasir Jamshed, FOUR, this is surgical placement from Jamshed. He's flicked the ball to the right of the fielder at midwicket and to the left of the man at long-on. Terrific batting

Pakistan 116/1   Nasir Jamshed 49* (26b 2x4 4x6)   JDP Oram 1.4-0-19-0

Mills to Umar Akmal, FOUR, Akmal moved towards the off side, got down low to scoop, and turned his head away as he made contact. He made good contact, scooping the ball over the fielder at short fine leg

Pakistan 139/4   Umar Akmal 7* (4b 1x4)   KD Mills 3.1-0-29-0

Mills to Umar Akmal, FOUR, a delicate late dab this time against a length ball outside off, placing it fine enough to reach the third man boundary

Pakistan 143/4   Umar Akmal 11* (5b 2x4)   KD Mills 3.2-0-33-0

Oram to Umar Akmal, FOUR, Akmal's got under a length ball, leaning towards the off side and lofting the ball into the gap between midwicket and long-on

Pakistan 153/4   Umar Akmal 17* (13b 3x4)   JDP Oram 3.2-0-32-1

Oram to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, Afridi cuts the ball between short third man and backward point and finds the boundary

Pakistan 163/5   Shahid Afridi 4* (1b 1x4)   JDP Oram 3.5-0-42-2

Southee to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, it doesn't start well for Southee, Malik goes back in his crease to get under the length of the ball and drives it in the air and into the gap on the extra cover boundary

Pakistan 169/5   Shoaib Malik 8* (6b 1x4)   TG Southee 3.1-0-23-1

Southee to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, Afridi's ready for the ball outside off stump this time and he bashes it flat and wide of the fielder at long off, one-bounce four

Pakistan 177/5   Shahid Afridi 12* (5b 2x4)   TG Southee 3.5-0-31-1





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