36.5

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, on leg stump, that's played down in front of square leg for a single

Australia 174/3   MEK Hussey 1* (1b)

37.3

Samiullah Shenwari to MEK Hussey, no run, tossed up on the off, rocks forward and defends it to point

37.4

Samiullah Shenwari to MEK Hussey, 1 run, shortish on middle and leg, turns it past square leg for a single

Australia 179/3   MEK Hussey 2* (3b)

38.1

Javed Ahmadi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, angling in towards middle, defended in front of point for a quick single

38.3

Javed Ahmadi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, gets on the back foot and turns it through square leg

Australia 184/4   MEK Hussey 4* (5b)

39.3

Samiullah Shenwari to MEK Hussey, no run, appeal for lbw, turns in from middle and would have probably missed leg, Hussey may have got an inside edge

39.4

Samiullah Shenwari to MEK Hussey, 1 run, pulled that one towards deep square leg for a single

Australia 187/4   MEK Hussey 5* (7b)

40.1

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, on the pads, turned through midwicket for a single, misfield by the captain there

40.3

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, no run, Michael Hussey reverse-paddles that to point, sends his brother back as he calls for a single

40.4

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, full on middle, drives it in front of midwicket, Mangal can't prevent the single

40.6

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, no run, leading edge as it turns towards off and he tries to close the face, lands in front of point

Australia 191/4   MEK Hussey 7* (11b)

41.3

Samiullah Shenwari to MEK Hussey, FOUR, short and it's pulled hard, found that gap between deep square leg and deep midwicket

41.4

Samiullah Shenwari to MEK Hussey, 1 run, drops that down in front of point for an easy single

Australia 197/4   MEK Hussey 12* (13b 1x4)

42.2

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, turns it wide of square leg for a single

42.4

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, gets forward and knocks it to the left of the bowler for a quick single

42.6

Mohammad Nabi to MEK Hussey, 1 run, full toss on middle, driven towards deep midwicket for a single

Australia 206/4   MEK Hussey 15* (16b 1x4)

43.1

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, no run, appeal for caught-behind, there was a sound, pitched on a length outside off, Mike Hussey chases it, did the bat hit the ground? Or was it an edge? Hard to make out from that first replay, bat may have hit the ground there

43.2

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, pinches a single into the off side

43.5

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, slower one bowled short outside off, late-cuts it delicately towards third man for a couple of runs

43.6

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, OUT, run-out, yorker length on the off, dug out towards extra cover, excellent fielding there, collects it on the bounce and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end, David Hussey was sent back, dived and failed to make it back

DJ Hussey run out 13 (22m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 68.42

Australia 210/5   MEK Hussey 18* (20b 1x4)

44.2

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, lands full outside off, is steered down to third man for a single

44.6

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, low full toss on middle, drives that one straight to long-on for a single

Australia 216/5   MEK Hussey 20* (22b 1x4)

45.1

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, no run, fires that a little wide of the off stump, Hussey reaches for that one but misses

45.2

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, FOUR, short on the off and he dispatches it this time, rocks back and pulls it over midwicket for a boundary

45.3

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, low full toss on middle, digs it into the ground and gets it over the bowler on the bounce for a single

45.6

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 leg bye, full outside leg stump, almost yorker length, tries to clip it square, gets a leg-bye instead

Australia 225/5   MEK Hussey 25* (26b 2x4)

46.1

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, SIX, poor ball from Zadran, was trying the yorker, ends up being the full toss, Hussey scoops that so well that it goes all the way, over short fine and the fine-leg boundary

46.2

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, SIX, length ball and that's gone for six as well, in the slot for Hussey on the off stump and it's launched high and handsome over the deep midwicket fence

46.3

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, full on middle, clipped through square leg into the deep for a couple of runs

46.4

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, no run, full toss on leg stump, tried to whack it through short fine, it was there to hit but missed out, got an inside edge onto the pads

46.5

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, yorker length on the off, digs it out in front of extra cover for a single, a quick run as Mangal takes aim at the non-striker's end

Australia 240/5   MEK Hussey 40* (31b 2x4 2x6)

47.2

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, nicely fielded at point, was pitched up outside off, made room and steered it towards that fielder, just a single in the end

47.4

Dawlat Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 leg bye, down the leg side again and Hussey misses out, fails to help it past short fine, one more leg bye

Australia 245/5   MEK Hussey 41* (33b 2x4 2x6)

48.1

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, 1 run, makes a bit of room, he chases him outside leg stump, driven past midwicket for a single to raise the 250

48.5

Shapoor Zadran to MEK Hussey, (no ball) 1 run, called a no-ball for height, Hussey came down the track though but it would still comfortably have been above the waist is what the umpires reckon, mistimes a pull towards long-on

Australia 263/5   MEK Hussey 43* (35b 2x4 2x6)

49.1

Karim Sadiq to MEK Hussey, SIX, full toss on the off and Hussey deals with it, thrashes it over long-on for another six, cleanly struck

49.2

Karim Sadiq to MEK Hussey, OUT, bowled'im, misses his half-century, shortish on the off, moves away to chop that through point, gets an inside edge onto the stumps

MEK Hussey b Karim Sadiq 49 (58m 37b 2x4 3x6) SR: 132.43

Australia 269/7   MEK Hussey 49 (37b 2x4 3x6)
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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