ICC World Twenty20 - 23rd match, Group 2

Australia v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 32 runs

5.5

Watson to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, keeps a touch low and he gets off the mark with a clip to square leg

Pakistan 30/2   Kamran Akmal 1* (1b)

6.2

Maxwell to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, comes round the wicket, lands it short and wide outside off and thumps it to sweeper cover

6.4

Maxwell to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, flatter on the pads and he clips it down to deep midwicket

6.6

Maxwell to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, flatter delivery and skids through and he tucks it with the turn to deep square leg

Pakistan 37/2   Kamran Akmal 4* (4b)

7.1

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, tossed up on middle and tucked away wide of midwicket, no real turn

7.3

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, forceful reverse sweep and he places it to the sweeper on the off side

Pakistan 40/2   Kamran Akmal 6* (6b)

8.2

Doherty to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, fired down the leg side and he gets on his knee early and sweeps to fine leg

8.3

Doherty to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, sweeps again and it's squarer on the on side

8.5

Doherty to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, gives himself room and thumps it on the back foot wide of cover

Pakistan 47/2   Kamran Akmal 10* (9b)

9.1

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, a boundary finally, tossed up outside off, lands on the half volley and he makes room and crashes it past the diving extra cover fielder

9.2

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, goes back and forces it away to the leg side

9.4

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, fetches it from the off stump and sweeps

Pakistan 56/2   Kamran Akmal 16* (12b 1x4)

10.1

Cummins to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, cuts uppishly to deep backward point and Akmal ran the first hard but Jamshed was happy with one

10.4

Cummins to Kamran Akmal, no run, tries to squeeze it past backward point but can't beat the fielder

10.5

Cummins to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, half volley outside off and he drives forcefully wide of cover and Hussey does well to slide and cut it off in front of the rope

10.6

Cummins to Kamran Akmal, no run, slower ball and driven to the off side

Pakistan 70/2   Kamran Akmal 19* (16b 1x4)

11.5

Doherty to Kamran Akmal, no run, makes a lot of room to bisect the gap square on the off side but he can't beat backward point

11.6

Doherty to Kamran Akmal, no run, flatter and almost on a yorker length, he jams it back to the bowler

Pakistan 79/2   Kamran Akmal 19* (18b 1x4)

12.3

Watson to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, makes room and swings across the line and mistimes it down to deep square leg

12.4

Watson to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, bowls it down the leg side and Akmal gets on his knee and sweeps to fine leg

12.6

Watson to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, full outside off and squirted out to cover

Pakistan 89/2   Kamran Akmal 23* (21b 1x4)

13.1

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, fetches that from outside off and sweeps him firmly in front of square to Hussey at deep midwicket

13.3

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, spins into him and Akmal made room to cut against the turn and cramped himself for room, managed to place it to point

13.6

Hogg to Kamran Akmal, SIX, sails away! Tossed up outside off and Akmal was on his knee and slogged cleanly over wide long-on, covered quite some distance

Pakistan 103/2   Kamran Akmal 31* (24b 1x4 1x6)

14.3

Doherty to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, drills a full toss down the ground to long-off, should have put that away over the ropes

Pakistan 108/2   Kamran Akmal 32* (25b 1x4 1x6)

15.1

Starc to Kamran Akmal, OUT, Pakistan have lost their well set pair in a matter of three balls! Starc begins his new spell by bowling full from round the wicket, Kamran made room and tried to hammer it wide of extra cover but the fielder there, White, took a sharp catch falling to his right

Kamran Akmal c White b Starc 32 (43m 26b 1x4 1x6) SR: 123.07

Pakistan 108/4   Kamran Akmal 32 (26b 1x4 1x6)
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Michael Hussey rescued Australia, Australia v Pakistan, Super Eights, World Twenty20 2012, Colombo, October 2, 2012

Michael Hussey rescued Australia

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