ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 40th match, Group A

Australia v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 54 balls remaining)

23.5

Wahab Riaz to White, 2 runs, after the good delivery Wahab serves up an easy one on the pads for White to clip towards square leg for a couple

23.6

Wahab Riaz to White, no run, this is fuller, much fuller but outside off stump and ignored by White

Australia 92/3   CL White 2* (2b)

24.4

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, White is hanging back in his crease and looks rushed as he blocks this

24.5

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, carefully defended once more this time White got forward though

24.6

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, ooh, doosra slides past a groping, flat-footed outside edge!

Australia 93/3   CL White 2* (5b)

25.5

Wahab Riaz to White, 1 run, good run to bring up the Australia 100. White drops to point with soft hands and scoots through for a single

Australia 100/3   CL White 3* (6b)

26.1

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, nothing for White here as he pushes back to the bowler

26.2

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, White's hard hands unable to work the ball and he clunks to mid-on

26.3

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, again White is pinned to the crease as he pushes to leg

26.4

Mohammad Hafeez to White, 1 leg bye, unable to work singles White aims an almighty hack, can't connect but the ball springs off the pads for a single

26.6

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, White again clunks back to the bowler. Excellent work from Hafeez again

Australia 102/3   CL White 3* (11b)

27.5

Shahid Afridi to White, 1 run, good hands from White here, finally, as he nudges to deep square

Australia 106/3   CL White 4* (12b)

28.4

Mohammad Hafeez to White, no run, White can't match his partner's skills and picks out a fielder

28.5

Mohammad Hafeez to White, 1 run, big sweep heaved away this time, all along the ground to deep square

Australia 111/3   CL White 5* (14b)

29.2

Shahid Afridi to White, 1 run, if Clarke is all wrists, White is all forearms and offered some width here bludgeons the ball down the ground

29.4

Shahid Afridi to White, no run, White tries to steal a single by dropping this towards point but he gets too much of it

29.5

Shahid Afridi to White, 2 runs, in the end it looks a good shot but White would have been worried for a moment as he lifted this high down towards long off

29.6

Shahid Afridi to White, no run, carefully defended to finish the over

Australia 117/3   CL White 8* (18b)

Photos

Mar 19, 2011

Kamran Akmal celebrates Cameron White's run-out, Australia v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup, Colombo, March 19, 2011

Kamran Akmal celebrates Cameron White's run-out

© AFP

Mar 19, 2011

Umar Akmal kisses his helmet after Pakistan's win, Australia v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup 2011, Colombo, March 19, 2011

Umar Akmal kisses his helmet after Pakistan's win

© Associated Press

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