ICC Cricket World Cup, 24th Match, Group A: New Zealand v Pakistan at Pallekele, Mar 8, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 24th match, Group A
New Zealand won by 110 runs
Played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
8 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
23.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Guptill, 1 run, full ball on middle, driven down towards long-on, that's a half-century for Guptill, he raced to 40 or so before slowing down over the past half hour

23.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, Taylor reaches across to defend that to cover

23.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, comes out of his crease and punches the ball to the bowler

23.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, short of length ball outside off, chopped towards cover by Taylor

23.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, Hafeez keeps Taylor tied down, a length ball is pushed back to the bowler

23.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, tapped towards cover for a quick single, Taylor keeps strike

New Zealand 95/2   Mohammad Hafeez 1-0-2-0
25.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Guptill, no run, a touch short from Hafeez, Guptill is down the track but not to the pitch, defended to the leg side

25.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Guptill, 1 run, whipped off the pads towards fine leg for a single that brings up New Zealand's 100

25.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, punched back to the bowler

25.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, slightly short, allows the batsman to rock back and ease the ball towards long-on

25.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Guptill, no run, that one drifts away a touch, Guptill was reaching for it outside off, he's beaten and Kamran whips off the stumps (collects cleanly too), but Guptill has his back foot in the crease

25.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Guptill, no run, good over from Hafeez, just two off it, the final ball is pushed to his left, he moves across to field

New Zealand 101/2   Mohammad Hafeez 2-0-4-0
27.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, length ball outside off, defended towards cover

27.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, on middle and leg, tucked behind square leg for a single

27.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Guptill, 1 run, short of length ball around off, eased to the left of the bowler, who scrambled across but couldn't block it

27.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, length ball on off, Taylor wants to punch that to the leg side, but instead pushes it back to the bowler

27.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, once more Taylor blocks towards the bowler

27.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 2 runs, outstanding bit of work from Umar Akmal, a direct hit from deep square leg when he was on the move, with just one stump to aim at as well, no reward for it though as Taylor has made his ground, it was a legstump ball that Taylor pushed towards deep square

New Zealand 110/2   Mohammad Hafeez 3-0-8-0
29.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Franklin, OUT, review time, Hafeez raps Franklin on the pads and on-field umpire Harper says that's out after a long long time, a tossed up delivery from round the wicket that pitched outside off, and turned in towards Franklin, who plays outside the line of that one, is struck on the pads around off and that was going on to hit middle, Taylor asks Franklin to review that, no use, Franklin's on his way

JEC Franklin lbw b Mohammad Hafeez 1 (5m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

29.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, Scott Styris has made his first run of the tournament, a punch towards long-on for a single

29.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, outside off, carved towards point for a single

29.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, no run

29.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 3 runs, whips this towards midwicket, Younis dives to his right to field that one, he shies at the non-striker's end and there's no one backing up so that's a couple of overthrows

29.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, pushed wide of mid-off for a single

New Zealand 119/4   Mohammad Hafeez 4-0-14-1
31.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, length ball on legstump, driven to long-on for a single

31.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, no run, just outside off, pushed to the left of the bowler, Kamran screams animatedly as Hafeez hustles across to stop ot

31.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, easy single to midwicket for Styris

31.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, played with soft hands towards cover, sprint through for a run

31.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, pushes this one through, punched off the back foot towards the leg side

31.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, short of length ball on middle, worked to long-on for one more

New Zealand 131/4   Mohammad Hafeez 5-0-19-1
33.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, ends up on leg stump with some turn, easily picked away backward of square leg

33.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, worked away in front of square leg

33.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, slower through the air, and not much turn, played back to the bowler

33.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, no run, walks across and uses the angle on this one ti nudge it to midwicket

33.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, Hafeez tries hard to stop this back foot punch from going towards long on, but it eludes his dive in the end

33.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, no run, pushed through flat, and played down the track

New Zealand 137/4   Mohammad Hafeez 6-0-21-1
35.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, pushed through on leg stump, flicked away through square leg

35.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 wide, fired down the leg side, Kamran collects and threatens to break the stumps, but does not

35.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 leg bye, nudged behind the wickets fine on the leg side

35.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, lots of singles all around, another one picked away wide of midwicket, do offspinners have to end on leg stump?

35.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Taylor, 1 run, another one on the pads, worked away to deep square leg

35.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, no run, fuller on the legs, flicked away to midwicket

35.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Styris, 1 run, eased down to long on for yet another comfortable single

New Zealand 147/4   Mohammad Hafeez 7-0-26-1
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