Australia tour of United Arab Emirates, Only ODI: Afghanistan v Australia at Sharjah, Aug 25, 2012
Played at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium (neutral venue)
25 August 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)

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

Australia 8/0   MS Wade 8* (14b 1x4)   Shapoor Zadran 1.5-0-5-0

Dawlat Zadran to Warner, FOUR, a thick outside edge, full and wide and he goes hard at that one, gets a thick edge past slip down to the third-man boundary

Australia 12/0   DA Warner 4* (6b 1x4)   Dawlat Zadran 1.3-0-7-0

Shapoor Zadran to Warner, FOUR, superbly struck, short of a good length, gets on the back foot and crunches it through the covers for a boundary, took a while to get to the boundary though, a slow outfield this

Australia 19/0   DA Warner 9* (8b 2x4)   Shapoor Zadran 2.4-0-10-0

Dawlat Zadran to Warner, FOUR, plenty of width there for him to free his arms, short and it's been slashed hard through point for a boundary

Australia 26/0   DA Warner 15* (12b 3x4)   Dawlat Zadran 2.3-0-16-0

Shapoor Zadran to Warner, FOUR, length ball and he cashes in, slams it over mid-on for a one bounce four, nicely hit, two bounces in fact

Australia 35/0   DA Warner 22* (16b 4x4)   Shapoor Zadran 3.3-0-16-0

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)   Shapoor Zadran 5-0-24-1

Gulbadin Naib to Clarke, FOUR, well timed by Clarke, on a good length, he rocked forward, got across a little and drove it hard past the bowler, past mid-off for a boundary

Australia 55/1   MJ Clarke 11* (15b 1x4)   Gulbadin Naib 0.4-0-8-0

Gulbadin Naib to Clarke, FOUR, flays that one, extra effort needed on this ground since the outfield's slow, in the slot outside off and it's been creamed through extra cover, there is a fielder in the deep but he had no chance

Australia 59/1   MJ Clarke 15* (17b 2x4)   Gulbadin Naib 1-0-12-0

Samiullah Shenwari to Clarke, FOUR, full toss, juicy, on the off, drags it over square leg, struck hard for a one-bounce four

Australia 92/1   MJ Clarke 32* (48b 3x4)   Samiullah Shenwari 3.4-1-10-0

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

Australia 196/4   MEK Hussey 11* (12b 1x4)   Samiullah Shenwari 9.3-1-44-1

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

Australia 220/5   MEK Hussey 24* (24b 2x4)   Dawlat Zadran 8.2-0-44-0

Dawlat Zadran to Bailey, FOUR, slower one bowled short, pulls it well, connects it off the middle, pulled away into that gap between deep square leg and deep midwicket

Australia 249/5   GJ Bailey 12* (10b 1x4)   Dawlat Zadran 9.5-0-53-0

Shapoor Zadran to Bailey, FOUR, length ball, gives way and clips that delivery over the short fine leg fielder for a boundary

Australia 254/5   GJ Bailey 16* (12b 2x4)   Shapoor Zadran 7.2-0-51-1





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