0.1

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, banged in short outside off stump and that's been left alone to the keeper

0.2

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a length outside off, leaves that one through to the keeper

0.3

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length outside off, this one holds its line and it's been left alone to the keeper

0.4

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, straying in line slightly, turned down towards fine leg for a single

Australia 1/0   MS Wade 1* (4b)

1.1

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, no run, accurate start, on the off stump, lands on a good length, Wade gets forward and defends it back to the bowler

1.2

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, no run, goodish length on middle, Wade gets front and across and drives it back to the bowler

1.3

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, no run

1.4

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length on middle, rocks on the back foot and pats it back down the pitch

1.5

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 3 runs, pitched up and it's been driven beautifully through the covers in the deep, nicely timed, the fielder at extra cover got a hand to it

Australia 4/0   MS Wade 4* (9b)

2.1

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length on the off, Wade plays it form the crease, gets an inside edge into the ribs

2.2

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a length outside off, chops it down on the bounce towards point

2.3

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, pitched up on the off stump, driven through towards mid-on, can't beat that fielder

2.4

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length and he watches that one through to the keeper

2.5

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, FOUR, ooh, just wide of the diving square leg fielder, full toss on middle and it's flicked away firmly, a full length dive to the right but it's in vain

2.6

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a length outside off, chops that one towards point from the crease

Australia 8/0   MS Wade 8* (15b 1x4)

3.5

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length, comes down the track to flay it through point, goes hard at it and misses

3.6

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 1 run, shortish on middle, drops it down in front of square leg and steals a quick single

Australia 14/0   MS Wade 9* (17b 1x4)

4.1

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, lands on a length on the off, that's been driven towards mid-off on the front foot, didn't time it well

4.2

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, shortish outside off, crunches it off the back foot towards point

4.3

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, 1 run, times this one better, pitched up on middle, it's driven down the pitch, mid-off cuts it off, they just get a single

Australia 15/0   MS Wade 10* (20b 1x4)

5.1

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 1 run, short and it comes on to him a little quicker than he expected, shortish, went for the pull, tried to smash it through midwicket, got an inside edge onto the thigh

5.5

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, tries to turn that one fine, gets it behind square for a single

Australia 28/0   MS Wade 12* (22b 1x4)

6.2

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, 1 run, goes hard at that one, pitched it fuller, tried to drive it through extra cover, got a thick outside edge, actually ended up slicing that towards third man

Australia 31/0   MS Wade 13* (23b 1x4)

7.1

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 1 run, pitched on a length outside off, opens the face a little to drive it towards third man for a single

Australia 38/1   MS Wade 14* (24b 1x4)

8.1

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, 2 runs, drops that one short outside off, runs that towards third man, the fielder takes a while to get to it and he scrambles back for the second

8.2

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and punches it to extra cover

8.3

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length on the off, drops that one down towards the short point fielder

8.4

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, pitched up on middle, that's driven down towards mid-on from the crease

8.5

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, no run, short of a good length on middle, rocks back and defends it towards mid-on

8.6

Shapoor Zadran to Wade, FOUR, width is what Wade wanted and he got it, short of a good length and it's blazed through point and cover for a boundary

Australia 46/1   MS Wade 20* (30b 2x4)

9.6

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, no run, beaten, Wade played a little inside the line to that one, could have actually nipped away a hint, kept a little low as well, went past the outside edge

Australia 47/1   MS Wade 20* (31b 2x4)

11.1

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, tossed up, bowled full outside off, driven straight to extra cover

11.2

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, shortish on the off, punched off the back foot to extra cover

11.3

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, flighted on the off, that's been pushed back to the bowler

11.4

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, tidy stuff, short of a length, cut but straight to point

11.5

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, floating it outside off, gets forward and stabs that to extra cover

11.6

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, tossed up, drives that one down to long-off for a single, good start by Sadiq

Australia 60/1   MS Wade 21* (37b 2x4)

12.1

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 1 run, tossed up outside off, pushes that one into the off side

12.4

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, no run, flighted on the off, drives that straight to extra cover

12.5

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, no run, full toss, crunches that down the pitch and into the stumps at the non-striker's end, Ahmadi didn't get a hand to that one

12.6

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 1 run, low full toss, pushed it through quicker on the off stump, pushes that towards long-off for a single

Australia 63/1   MS Wade 23* (41b 2x4)

13.1

Gulbadin Naib to Wade, 1 run, pitched on a length, that's been driven towards long-off for a single

13.3

Gulbadin Naib to Wade, 1 run, short of a length outside off, punched through point for a single

13.5

Gulbadin Naib to Wade, 1 run, angling in towards middle, gets across to drive it wide of mid-on for a single

Australia 68/1   MS Wade 26* (44b 2x4)

14.4

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, gets on the back foot and tries to tap it into the leg side

14.5

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, chopped past point for a single

Australia 71/1   MS Wade 27* (46b 2x4)

15.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 bye, yorker length outside off, failed to dig that one out, went through to the keeper, got a bit of an edge onto the keeper's pad

15.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and chops it to point

15.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, flat on middle, gets on the back foot and defends it into the off side

15.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, struck hard, on middle and off and it's swept towards deep square leg for a single

Australia 74/1   MS Wade 28* (50b 2x4)

16.1

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, shortish on middle, tickled towards square leg for a single

16.4

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, floating it on the off, gets forward and pushes it to extra cover

16.5

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, shortish outside off, cut away towards point off the back foot

16.6

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, kept low, short outside off, tried to slam it through cover, missed, quicker delivery from Sadiq

Australia 76/1   MS Wade 29* (54b 2x4)

18.1

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, shortish on middle, gets on the back foot and punched it towards long-on for a single

18.2

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, shortish outside off, crunched past point for a single

18.4

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, pushed away into the off side

18.6

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, drives that one down the ground towards long-off for a single

Australia 81/1   MS Wade 32* (58b 2x4)

19.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, dropped, short on the off, drags it hard towards midwicket, a powerful pull and it's been put down at midwicket by Nowroz Mangal, timed his jump well but spilt it

19.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, knocks that one into the leg side off the back foot

19.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, punched off the back foot past the bowler for a single

19.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, shortish on middle, pulled away to deep square leg for a single

Australia 84/1   MS Wade 34* (62b 2x4)

20.2

Karim Sadiq to Wade, no run, round the wicket, angling in towards middle, comes down the track and knocks it into the off side

20.3

Karim Sadiq to Wade, 1 run, gets forward, closes the face and tickles it behind square for a single

Australia 87/1   MS Wade 35* (64b 2x4)

22.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, pushed it full on middle, gets forward and taps it towards cover

Australia 96/1   MS Wade 35* (65b 2x4)

23.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, flighted on middle, drives it back towards the bowler, he dives and palms it to midwicket

23.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 2 runs, cracked it through extra cover into the deep for a couple of runs

23.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 wide, down the leg side, first wide of the innings, raises the 100 for Australia

23.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, full toss on the off, drills that down towards long-off for a single

23.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, short outside off, cut uppishly into the deep towards point for a single

Australia 103/1   MS Wade 39* (69b 2x4)

24.1

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, flighted on leg and middle, gets forward and pushes it towards cover

24.2

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, comes down the track and drives it straight to extra cover again

24.3

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 2 runs, slides that down the leg side, sweeps it fine for a couple of runs

24.4

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, tossed up on the off, comes down the track and drives it towards extra cover

24.5

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, shapes up for a sweep, comes round the wicket does the bowler, it turns away after pitching and he fails to make contact

24.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, tossed up outside off, drives it down to long-off for a single

Australia 106/1   MS Wade 42* (75b 2x4)

25.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, full toss on middle, drives that towards midwicket from the crease

25.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, full toss on middle, driven down to long-on for a single

Australia 107/1   MS Wade 43* (77b 2x4)

26.2

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, shortish on middle and off, pushes it towards point from the crease

26.3

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, comes down the track as he slowed it down a little, pushes it to cover

26.4

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, fires it full on the off, drives it to long-off for a single

26.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, swept hard towards deep midwicket for a single

Australia 118/1   MS Wade 45* (81b 2x4)

27.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, flighted, turns out to be a low full toss, drilled down the ground to long-off

27.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, no run, gets front and across and taps it into the leg side in front of square leg

27.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Wade, 1 run, short outside off, waits for it to turn in and slaps it hard to long-on for a single

Australia 121/1   MS Wade 47* (84b 2x4)

28.1

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, bowled it with some air on middle, swept towards deep square leg for a single

28.3

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, turned away behind square for a single

28.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, Wade's turn to reach a ha;f-century, pushes that down to long-off for a single, fifty No.4 for Wade

Australia 127/1   MS Wade 50* (87b 2x4)

29.1

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, no run, shortish on middle, punched back down the pitch to the bowler

29.2

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 1 run, shortish outside off, crunched towards deep point for a single

29.5

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 1 run, flatter on middle, drives that past the bowler to long-off for a single

Australia 130/1   MS Wade 52* (90b 2x4)

30.1

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 2 runs, short outside leg stump, swept wide of deep square leg for a couple of runs

30.2

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, tossed up on middle, drives it back towards the bowler

30.3

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, comes down the track, he slows it down, pushed back gently to the bowler

30.4

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, shortish outside off, slaps that towards extra cover, there's a misfield there and they run a single

30.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, fired flat outside off, cracked through to long-off for a single

Australia 135/1   MS Wade 56* (95b 2x4)

31.1

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, no run, looping it towards the off stump, pushes it towards extra cover

31.2

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 2 runs, shortish outside off, "yeah two, mate" says Wade right after he plays that shot, cuts it past point for a couple

31.3

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 1 run, slog-sweep, powerfully struck but deep midwicket gets around and cuts it off, just the single but it raises the 100-run stand

31.5

Javed Ahmadi to Wade, 1 run, comes down the track, gets to the pitch and drives it to long-off for a single

Australia 140/1   MS Wade 60* (99b 2x4)

32.2

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, shortish on the off, pushed from the crease towards extra cover

32.3

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, quicker ball bowled full on middle, pushes it down to long-off for a single

32.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, no run, a touch too close to cut there, slowed it up, turned away, he chopped it to point

Australia 150/1   MS Wade 61* (102b 2x4)

33.2

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 4 runs, the field is in and he finds the gap, short of a length and it's bee cut past point for three runs, he gets one more as the keeper aims at the non-striker's end and misses to concede overthrows

33.3

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 2 runs, misfield at extra cover, pitched up and that's crunched, mid-off has to give chase, two more

33.4

Dawlat Zadran to Wade, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, happy to get off strike, steered that towards third man for a single, this is highest score in ODIs

Australia 158/1   MS Wade 68* (105b 2x4)

34.3

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, SIX, slog-sweep and that's cleared the ropes, fetched it from middle and off, got it in the middle and dispatched it over deep midwicket

34.4

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, 1 run, followed that up with a quicker delivery, dug out towards square leg for a single

34.6

Mohammad Nabi to Wade, OUT, Wade goes, a soft dismissal in the end, bowled it quicker and it was struck well but straight back to the bowler, Nabi reacted well to bend low and take it clean

MS Wade c & b Mohammad Nabi 75 (121m 108b 2x4 1x6) SR: 69.44

Australia 168/2   MS Wade 75 (108b 2x4 1x6)
Series Results
Afghanistan v Australia at Sharjah - Aug 25, 2012
Australia won by 66 runs
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Aug 25, 2012

Asghar Stanikzai's dismissal ended Afghanistan's hopes of a famous upset, Afghanistan v Australia, only ODI, Sharjah, August 25, 2012

Asghar Stanikzai's dismissal ended Afghanistan's hopes of a famous upset

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Aug 25, 2012

Asghar Stanikzai acknowledges his half-century, Afghanistan v Australia, only ODI, Sharjah, August 25, 2012

Asghar Stanikzai acknowledges his half-century

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