Australia tour of United Arab Emirates, 2nd ODI: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Aug 31, 2012
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 38 balls remaining)
Played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi (neutral venue)
31 August 2012 - night match (50-over match)
37.2

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, no run, leading edge and it just drops short of cover!

37.3

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, no run

37.4

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, 1 run, waits for it and steers it down to point to get off the mark

37.6

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, no run, tossed up on middle and off and drilled down the track

Australia 155/5   GJ Maxwell 1* (4b)
38.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Maxwell, no run, made room to cut but ended up stabbing at it towards mid-off

38.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Maxwell, no run, chips down the track, checks his shot and drives back to the bowler

38.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maxwell, no run, slower through the air and driven back to the bowler

38.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Maxwell, no run, clipped to midwicket and Misbah is alert to dive and stop it

Australia 156/5   GJ Maxwell 1* (8b)
39.2

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, 2 runs, down the track and he gets an outside edge which luckily for Maxwell beats point

39.3

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, 2 runs, down the track and he lofts inside out over cover, well clear of the fielders

39.4

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, no run, down the track and he checks his shot and drills it back to the bowler

39.5

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, SIX, quite an extraordinary slog! Tossed up on middle and Maxwell was already forward and he slogged it cleanly over deep square leg, good bat speed there

39.6

Abdur Rehman to Maxwell, SIX, back to back sixes! He was down the track to the pitch of the ball and he lofted it crisply over wide long-on

Australia 175/5   GJ Maxwell 17* (13b 2x6)
40.5

Junaid Khan to Maxwell, 2 runs, attempts a cover drive and he gets an inside edge to square leg

40.6

Junaid Khan to Maxwell, 2 runs, low full toss outside off and he drives him down to long-off

Australia 186/5   GJ Maxwell 21* (15b 2x6)
41.4

Saeed Ajmal to Maxwell, 2 runs, Shafiq drops the skier! Ajmal bowls round the wicket and Maxwell doesn't quite pick the doosra, gets a thick top edge on the slog and Shafiq runs forward from deep midwicket and drops it

41.5

Saeed Ajmal to Maxwell, 1 run, down the track and he clips it to the on side

Australia 190/5   GJ Maxwell 24* (17b 2x6)
42.2

Junaid Khan to Maxwell, 1 run, slower ball from round the wicket, he tries to pull that to fine leg but he fails to get it past short fine leg

42.4

Junaid Khan to Maxwell, 1 run, drags that from the off stump and clips him across the line to the on side

42.6

Junaid Khan to Maxwell, 1 wide, that was a slower ball outside off and he bowls that too wide, the batsman was down the track

42.6

Junaid Khan to Maxwell, 1 run, hammers a low toss down to long-on

Australia 198/5   GJ Maxwell 27* (20b 2x6)
43.1

Saeed Ajmal to Maxwell, 1 run, chance for a run out! He chopped that towards cover and Hussey was struggling, the throw to Kamran was wide and the keeper himself fumbled

43.3

Saeed Ajmal to Maxwell, 1 leg bye, hits the pads as he goes for a wild slog, struck outside the line of leg stump, Ajmal appeals

Australia 201/5   GJ Maxwell 28* (22b 2x6)
44.4

Sohail Tanvir to Maxwell, 1 no ball, Tanvir bowls a good yorker from round the wicket and Maxwell drills it out and Tanvir wrecks it by overstepping, here we go again

44.4

Sohail Tanvir to Maxwell, 1 leg bye, that Free Hit didn't cost Pakistan much, Maxwell was across his stumps and ended up getting an inside edge to his boot, Tanvir forgot it was a free hit and actually appealed

44.6

Sohail Tanvir to Maxwell, no run, the slower ball, Maxwell moves across his stumps and tries to paddle it away but misses

Australia 211/5   GJ Maxwell 28* (25b 2x6)
45.3

Saeed Ajmal to Maxwell, 1 leg bye, down the track and he clips it off his pads and the ball rolls to the on side, Kamran darts across and picks it up and has a shy at the stumps and the batsman was well short, the throw was wide, Maxwell was off the blocks but sent back

45.5

Saeed Ajmal to Maxwell, OUT, Ajmal has picked up two for the over! Maxwell was down the pitch to hammer it straight but he didn't pick the doosra from round the wicket, missed it completely and an easy stumping for Kamran

GJ Maxwell st †Kamran Akmal b Saeed Ajmal 28 (42m 27b 0x4 2x6) SR: 103.70

Australia 214/7   GJ Maxwell 28 (27b 2x6)
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