Pakistan v Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 38 balls remaining)

15.1

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, 1 run, comes round the wicket, gets across and taps it wide of point

15.2

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, tossed up on the pads and worked away down to square leg

15.3

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, tossed up on middle and leg and he pushes it to mid-on

15.4

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, flatter delivery and he stays back and punches it to point

15.5

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, cuts straight to point

15.6

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, goes back and punches to cover

Australia 62/1   Saeed Ajmal 1-0-2-0

17.1

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

17.2

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, drives it off the backfoot to cover

17.3

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, 2 runs, finally the patience snaps! The slog comes into play now and gets a top edge and it just sails over mid-on

17.4

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

17.5

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Clarke comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch

17.6

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, pads it away to the off side

Australia 67/1   Saeed Ajmal 2-0-5-0

19.1

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, straighter ball that Warner manages to defend to the off side

19.2

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, flighted ball outside the off stump. Warner comes forward and defends it to the off side

19.3

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, pushes it to midwicket. Clarke doesn't want to take a single off a misfield

19.4

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

19.5

Saeed Ajmal to Warner, OUT, and the long, long vigil comes to an end! Pitching on the leg and middle, hitting on the pad and struck low on the pads. Ticks all the boxes required to dole out an LBW decision. Ajmal is ecstatic. Warner is asked,by his captain, if he wants to use the referral, but he refuses it

DA Warner lbw b Saeed Ajmal 24 (89m 68b 2x4 0x6) SR: 35.29

19.6

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, turns it to square-leg to get off the mark

Australia 75/2   Saeed Ajmal 3-0-6-1

21.1

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, comes forward and drives him down to midwicket

21.2

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, uses his feet and drives him down to long-on

21.3

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, very slow through the air and he pushes it softly to point

21.4

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, comes well forward and drives him down the pitch

21.5

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, wants to drive straight but gets an inside edge to midwicket

21.6

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, SIX, Ajmal decides it's time to generous and bowls him a friendly full toss, Hussey moved across and clubbed it across the line and sent the ball sailing over deep midwicket

Australia 84/2   Saeed Ajmal 4-0-13-1

23.1

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, turn and bounce and he goes back at the crease and cuts him wide of point

23.2

Saeed Ajmal to DJ Hussey, no run, flatter delivery and fuller, he clips him down to mid-on

23.3

Saeed Ajmal to DJ Hussey, OUT, Pakistan have struck with two lbws in quick succession! Hussey looked a bit surprised, he was a long way across his stumps and hence exposed the leg stump and a part of middle, the ball spun back in and hit him low on the pads, umpire Ahsan Raza was convinced, Australia have already used up their review

DJ Hussey lbw b Saeed Ajmal 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

23.4

Saeed Ajmal to Bailey, no run, comes well forward and defends

23.5

Saeed Ajmal to Bailey, no run, fuller delivery and he clips it to the on side

23.6

Saeed Ajmal to Bailey, 1 run, gets forward and knocks it towards midwicket

Australia 88/4   Saeed Ajmal 5-0-15-2

25.1

Saeed Ajmal to Bailey, no run, tossed up slowly and the ball hits his pads outside the line of leg

25.2

Saeed Ajmal to Bailey, no run, tossed up outside off and he gets forward and defends

25.3

Saeed Ajmal to Bailey, 1 run, slower through the air and clipped towards midwicket, Misbah dived a bit too late

25.4

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, sharp turn from the rough outside off, Hussey wanted to play at it but the ball completely beat him

25.5

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, how did that miss the off stump? It was the doosra and Hussey left it alone, Kamran was appealing - for what we don't know

25.6

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, goes back and cuts him down to cover

Australia 93/4   Saeed Ajmal 6-0-17-2

41.1

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, comes well forward and drills it to the off side

41.2

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, no run, comes forward and drives to the off side

41.3

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, stays back, waits for the turn and cuts to point

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

41.6

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, goes back and cuts him square on the off side and that's his fifty!

Australia 191/5   Saeed Ajmal 7-0-22-2

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

43.2

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, brings out the reverse sweep and he places it to short third man

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

43.4

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, chips down the track and he hammers it down to long-on, in the air, and that brings up the 50 stand in just 39 balls

43.5

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, drills it down to long-on again, another couple

43.6

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 run, toys with the bowler with another reverse sweep, single to point

Australia 206/5   Saeed Ajmal 8-0-29-2

45.1

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, OUT, Ajmal its the timber, tossed up on middle and it was a tired slog from Hussey, swished and missed it completely and the middle stump is pushed back

MEK Hussey b Saeed Ajmal 61 (119m 72b 1x4 2x6) SR: 84.72

45.2

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, 1 run, continues round the wicket, he gets forward and pushes it to the off side

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

45.4

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, 1 leg bye

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

45.6

Saeed Ajmal to Johnson, no run, defensive shot to the off side, a rarity at this stage of the innings

Australia 214/7   Saeed Ajmal 9-0-30-4

47.1

Saeed Ajmal to Johnson, 1 run, goes back and punches him wide of Misbah at cover

47.2

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, no run, teases him with a flatter delivery, he drills it back to the bowler

47.3

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, no run, squared up by turn, nips back and hits the pads and rolls to the on side

47.4

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, no run, keeps him quiet again, no room to free his arms, he punches it back to the bowler

47.5

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, no run, Christian has no clue how to play him, tucks it off his pads to the on side

47.6

Saeed Ajmal to Christian, 1 run, clips it to square leg and it will just be a single

Australia 227/7   Saeed Ajmal 10-0-32-4
Series Results
Australia v Pakistan at Sharjah - Sep 3, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Aug 31, 2012
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 38 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Sharjah - Aug 28, 2012
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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Photos

Sep 1, 2012

Mitchell Johnson claims the wicket of Nasir Jamshed, Pakistan v Australia, 2nd ODI, Abu Dhabi, August 31, 2012

Mitchell Johnson claims the wicket of Nasir Jamshed

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Sep 1, 2012

David Warner falls LBW to Saeed Ajmal, Pakistan v Australia, 2nd ODI, Abu Dhabi, August 31, 2012

David Warner falls LBW to Saeed Ajmal

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