ICC World Twenty20, 23rd Match, Group 2: Australia v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Oct 2, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 23rd match, Group 2
Pakistan won by 32 runs
Played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (neutral venue)
2 October 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Starc to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, you should have seen the swing! Starc comes over the wicket and gets it to swing back in sharply from the off stump line, Hafeez tried to flick it away but didn't read the movement, the umpire took his time, landed on off and replays showed that crashing into middle and leg

Mohammad Hafeez lbw b Starc 4 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, no run, lands it full to Jamshed and he drills it back to the bowler


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, no run, was that a chance? Yes it was a drop by Maxwell at first slip, he dragged a full and wide delivery and the bat hit the pitch, the ball lobbed off the outside edge and Maxwell juggled and fumbled


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, 2 runs, tucked away across the line wide of midwicket for a couple


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, no run, bangs it in short and he weaves away from the bouncer


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he mistimes the flick to the leg side

Pakistan 8/1   MA Starc 1-0-3-1

Starc to Imran Nazir, no run, really wide outside the off stump, surprised that wasn't called


Starc to Imran Nazir, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he tucks it wide of square leg


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, no run, flashy drive outside the off stump by Jamshed, no foot movement


Starc to Nasir Jamshed, 1 run, full on the pads and he tucks it wide of midewicket


Starc to Imran Nazir, no run, lands on middle and gets an inside edge to the pads, half-hearted appeal by Starc


Starc to Imran Nazir, 1 run, gets across and punches it wide of mid-off, quiet start by Nazir's standards

Pakistan 15/1   MA Starc 2-0-6-1

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


Starc to Abdul Razzaq, no run


Starc to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, fetches his first boundary already, short and angling in to him and he clubbed it over midwicket, comfortably clear of the fielders


Starc to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, crashes a full delivery wide of cover and picks up a couple to the sweeper


Starc to Abdul Razzaq, no run, holds the length back and razzaq ducks under the bouncer


Starc to Abdul Razzaq, no run, tries to pinch a quick single to cover but he's sent scampering back

Pakistan 114/4   MA Starc 3-0-12-2

Starc to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, boom! Pitched up on the off stump and Afridi launches it crisply down the ground to long-off


Starc to Shahid Afridi, OUT, that's as much as it gets with Afridi these days, Starc swung it in sharply from round the wicket, Afridi shuffled a long way across and exposed his stumps and his leg stump went back a couple of yards

Shahid Afridi b Starc 4 (4m 2b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00


Starc to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, low full toss and he clips it away to deep midwicket, not more than a single


Starc to Umar Akmal, 1 leg bye, another inswinging yorker on the leg stump and he swings and the ball only hits his pads and rolls away


Starc to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, almost a repeat of the previous dismissal, shuffled and exposed his stumps, tucked away behind square


Starc to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, slogs the final ball and mistimes it straight to midwicket, only a single and that will get them to 149

Pakistan 149/6   MA Starc 4-0-20-3





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