ICC Champions Trophy, 2nd Semi-Final: New Zealand v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Oct 3, 2009
ICC Champions Trophy - 2nd semi final
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
3 October 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)

Bond to Imran Nazir, OUT, brute of a delivery sends him back, Bond hits the deck hard and Nazir is forced to fend it off, it balloons off the top half of the bat and Taylor snaps the top edge at first slip

Imran Nazir c Taylor b Bond 28 (43m 40b 6x4 0x6) SR: 70.00

Pakistan 46/1   Kamran Akmal 11* (19b)   SE Bond 4.4-1-11-1

Butler to Shoaib Malik, OUT, excellent catch by Taylor, Butler drops it back of a length outside off and forces Malik to play at it, the ball dips and heads towards Taylor's left at first slip and he takes it inches off the ground

Shoaib Malik c Taylor b Butler 2 (15m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

Pakistan 61/2   Kamran Akmal 23* (31b 2x4)   IG Butler 2.5-0-21-1

Butler to Kamran Akmal, OUT, Kamran finds the fielder, he can't believe what he's done, he reaches out to a pitched up delivery outside off and scoops it high in the air down to Redmond at sweeper cover, he tumbles and takes it cleanly

Kamran Akmal c Redmond b Butler 24 (68m 35b 2x4 0x6) SR: 68.57

Pakistan 69/3   Younis Khan 6* (6b 1x4)   IG Butler 3.2-0-22-2

Vettori to Younis Khan, OUT, very soft dismissal, flighted on the off stump,Younis commits to the front foot a little too early and he tries to work it to the on side, the ball spoons to Taylor at short cover off the leading edge

Younis Khan c Taylor b Vettori 15 (36m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 65.21

Pakistan 86/4   Mohammad Yousuf 8* (22b)   DL Vettori 1.5-0-4-1

Mills to Mohammad Yousuf, OUT, played on, Yousuf is bowled, it was a back of length just outside off, Yousuf wanted to run it to third man as he has so often this innings, gets an inside edge onto off stump

Mohammad Yousuf b Mills 45 (102m 78b 3x4 0x6) SR: 57.69

Pakistan 166/5   Umar Akmal 42* (53b 5x4)   KD Mills 8-0-35-1

Vettori to Umar Akmal, OUT, Akmal is gone, lbw, he was looking to paddle that one fine, he misses and is struck on the pads, Taufel sends him on his way, the ball looked to be heading for offstump, but Akmal was extremely unhappy with the decision, was there an inside edge? Replays show there was, a thick one too

Umar Akmal lbw b Vettori 55 (84m 62b 7x4 0x6) SR: 88.70

Pakistan 181/6   Shahid Afridi 2* (2b)   DL Vettori 7.5-2-36-2

Butler to Shahid Afridi, OUT, another batsmen goes attempting to run the ball to third man, it was a bit wide outside off, Afridi nibbles it through to the keeper, massive blow for Pakistan, will Younis be regretting not having taken the Powerplay when Yousuf and Akmal were set?

Shahid Afridi c †McCullum b Butler 4 (12m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Pakistan 183/7   Naved-ul-Hasan 0* (1b)   IG Butler 7.2-0-35-3

Butler to Umar Gul, OUT, another footwork-free swing from Gul, mishit, the ball balloons to cover point, Broom moves to his right to take the skier

Umar Gul c Broom b Butler 6 (9m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Pakistan 192/8   Naved-ul-Hasan 2* (6b)   IG Butler 8.3-0-43-4

Vettori to Naved-ul-Hasan, OUT, he's gone this time, attempts to clear the boundary once more, gets a top egde which swirls to Guptill at midwicket, Guptill has to make some ground to take that catch, completing it outside the circle

Naved-ul-Hasan c Guptill b Vettori 8 (17m 8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Pakistan 198/9   Mohammad Amir 0* (3b)   DL Vettori 9.2-2-43-3





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