Pakistan tour of New Zealand, 1st T20I: New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland, Dec 26, 2010
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
26 December 2010 (20-over match)

Styris to Fawad Alam, no run, full and angling across the left hander, he pushes it off the front foot to cover


Styris to Fawad Alam, no run, straighter this time, and back of a length and defended to the leg side


Styris to Fawad Alam, no run, Styris keeps it tight all the time. Alam is cautious, and understandably. Steers a full one outside off to point


Styris to Fawad Alam, FOUR, and finally Styris delivers a short one, Alam is quick to spot it and cream it through point. Pakistan may be in trouble, but the boundaries remain as short as they did earlier. Whistles away to the point fence


Styris to Fawad Alam, 1 run, drives a fuller one on off stump into the covers for one

Pakistan 67/5   Fawad Alam 5* (5b 1x4)

Styris to Fawad Alam, 1 run, Alam stabs one to point and takes off for a risky single. Fumble from Brownlie lets them off the hook


Styris to Fawad Alam, no run, another tight off cutter, Alam stays in the crease and looks for room, but there is none. Worked towards cover without much power


Styris to Fawad Alam, 1 run, another one back of a length and cutting away, Alam tries to force it against the deviation, but can't find any timing


Styris to Fawad Alam, 1 run, Alam works the last ball off the back foot with the deviation towards cover

Pakistan 75/6   Fawad Alam 8* (9b 1x4)

Southee to Fawad Alam, 1 run, fastish delivery angling across Alam who taps it into the covers for one.

Pakistan 76/6   Fawad Alam 9* (10b 1x4)

Styris to Fawad Alam, OUT, Well, Southee's spell is over, but the wickets keep tumbling. Alam's gone now, trying to manufacture a pull out of nowhere as Styris continues to strangle with those off cutters. Alam went deep in the crease and looked to cross bat it, but it was not the right length. Top edge goes into the sky and lands in long on's hands

Fawad Alam c Franklin b Styris 9 (23m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

Pakistan 84/7   Fawad Alam 9 (11b 1x4)





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