Australia tour of United Arab Emirates, 3rd ODI: Australia v Pakistan at Sharjah, Sep 3, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
3 September 2012 - night match (50-over match)

Johnson to Nasir Jamshed, OUT, another short ball, and this time he's got him, Mitch smiles widely, sharp sharp bouncer head high, Jamshed tried to hook, keeper takes it safely

Nasir Jamshed c †Wade b Johnson 48 (125m 75b 6x4 0x6) SR: 64.00

Pakistan 129/1   Mohammad Hafeez 69* (84b 4x4 2x6)   MG Johnson 4.3-0-13-1

Johnson to Shahid Afridi, OUT, short ball hammered straight to deep midwicket, sigh, that is it for the crowd, pulling off the front foot, and picking out deep midwicket perfectly

Shahid Afridi c Maxwell b Johnson 7 (10m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

Pakistan 140/2   Mohammad Hafeez 72* (89b 4x4 2x6)   MG Johnson 5.2-0-20-2

Clarke to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, loud appeal and Clarke strikes second ball, big strike too, Hafeez lunging forward to paddle a full delivery, missed, and was struck in front of middle and off, given by the umpire, Hafeez reviews, not much doubt about that one, Pakistan lose Hafeez and the review too

Mohammad Hafeez lbw b Clarke 78 (158m 97b 4x4 2x6) SR: 80.41

Pakistan 155/3   Asad Shafiq 9* (16b)   MJ Clarke 0.2-0-1-1

Starc to Asad Shafiq, OUT, flicked straight to short fine leg, angled in on a length into the pads from round the stumps, he plays the stroke with a flourish and finds the fielder, walks back disappointed

Asad Shafiq c Bailey b Starc 27 (42m 35b 1x4 0x6) SR: 77.14

Pakistan 185/4   Misbah-ul-Haq 10* (19b)   MA Starc 6.4-0-36-1

Starc to Umar Akmal, OUT, that is a wicket thrown away, second ball to the crease, Umar Akmal wants to power a short ball over deep midwicket, hits it straight to the man in the deep

Umar Akmal c DJ Hussey b Starc 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan 185/5   Misbah-ul-Haq 10* (19b)   MA Starc 7-0-36-2

Starc to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, holes out to long off, pitched up full, Misbah winds up for the big swing but mistimes it for the fielder to come in and take it

Misbah-ul-Haq c Warner b Starc 25 (62m 39b 0x4 0x6) SR: 64.10

Pakistan 220/6   Azhar Ali 20* (23b 2x4)   MA Starc 8.1-0-40-3

Starc to Kamran Akmal, OUT, another beauty, Starc is wound up, he is visibly tired, but he produces another ripper, angled in again, straightens just enough to beat the forward push and this time, it strikes off

Kamran Akmal b Starc 2 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Pakistan 223/7   Azhar Ali 21* (24b 2x4)   MA Starc 8.5-0-43-4





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