England tour of United Arab Emirates, 4th ODI: England v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Feb 21, 2012
England won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
21 February 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
1.1

Dernbach to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, starts full on off stump and it's defended towards mid-off with bat and pad close together

1.2

Dernbach to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, gone! Excellent start to Dernbach's comeback. A good length outside off and a tentative poke from Hafeez which sent a regulation catch to the keeper. No footwork to speak of from Hafeez, which has been a problem for a number of Pakistan's batsmen

Mohammad Hafeez c †Kieswetter b Dernbach 1 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

1.3

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, good line first ball to Shafiq who lets it go outside off stump

1.4

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, full on middle and off, punched firmly towards mid-on

1.5

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, dragged down shorter and a little too wide outside off, there's a hint of swing but poses no danger to the batsman

1.6

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, lovely shot, good response from Shafiq as he pulls out a sweetly-timed on-drive that whistles to the boundary

Pakistan 5/1   JW Dernbach 1-0-4-1
3.1

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, driven firmly into the covers

3.2

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, opens the face and defends to backward point

3.3

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, manages to find the gap this time

3.4

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, good stuff from Dernbach, accurate at decent pace as the batsman defends

3.5

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, 1 run, opens the face and guides down to third man

3.6

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, and it's a shot repeated by Shafiq this time as he waits for the ball outside off and runs it down to third man

Pakistan 12/1   JW Dernbach 2-0-7-1
5.1

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, takes the chance to free his arms, latches onto some width from Dernbach and drives on the up through the covers

5.2

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, pulls his line back to off stump and it's pushed towards mid-on

5.3

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, 2 runs, neatly worked away from middle stump through square leg...not quite the accuracy from Dernbach

5.4

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, full on middle and off, defended towards the on side

5.5

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, that's good from Dernbach, on off stump and makes it tough for the batsman to decide whether to play forward or back

5.6

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, cashes in again to make it an expensive over, overpitched on middle and leg then dispatches with a powerful flick through midwicket

Pakistan 25/1   JW Dernbach 3-0-17-1
16.1

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, on the stumps, defended on the back foot

16.2

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, FOUR, wide, top-edged cut and comfortably beats the fielder running round from third man

16.3

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, wide, slapped hard to point

16.4

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, full, straight, driven back to the bowler, Dernbach fielding with his heels even as he hopped out of the way ...

16.5

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, 1 run, slower ball - one of Dernbach's many - and flipped to long leg

16.6

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, on the stumps, dropped to short midwicket

Pakistan 84/1   JW Dernbach 4-0-22-1
18.1

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, bouncer, hooked via the bottom edge but doesn't get it off the square

18.2

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, cut hard but superbly fielded at point by Morgan

18.3

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, 1 run, outside off, deflected off the back foot to third man

18.4

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, 2 runs, short, wide and upper-cut over point, Briggs coming round to field in the deep

18.5

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, Dernbach strays down the leg side this time and Shafiq flicks him calmly off his pads for a boundary that take him to an excellent fifty - his sixth in ODIs

18.6

Dernbach to Asad Shafiq, no run, on the stumps this time, defended back down the wicket

Pakistan 94/1   JW Dernbach 5-0-29-1
31.1

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, 1 run, length just outside off, opened the face to third man

31.2

Dernbach to Shoaib Malik, no run, length and left outside off

31.3

Dernbach to Shoaib Malik, no run, blocked from back of a length to point

31.4

Dernbach to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, dropped into the leg side from back of a length

31.5

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, no run, full outside off and Ali plays a very awkward shot going low and trying to carve to third man, gets beaten

31.6

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, 1 run, length and flicked down to long leg

Pakistan 139/3   JW Dernbach 6-0-32-1
33.1

Dernbach to Azhar Ali, OUT, length, an outside egde and caught at point. A fine, diving take from Morgan to his right, bagging the chance with both hands. It was a length ball which he tried to turn to leg but got a leading edge that looped low to point

Azhar Ali c Morgan b Dernbach 58 (128m 89b 5x4 0x6) SR: 65.16

33.2

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length and cut into the off side

33.3

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length outside off and left alone

33.4

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, left alone again outside off

33.5

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, defended off the back foot

33.6

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, good shot to get off the mark, back foot driving past backward point and excellent work from Briggs at third man saves for

Pakistan 146/4   JW Dernbach 7-0-34-2
35.1

Dernbach to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, straight, full, driven down the long-on

35.2

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short, hooked into the ground on the leg side

35.3

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length on off, defended with a straight bat

35.4

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slower, outside off and nudged short to cover for a quick one

35.5

Dernbach to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, well-directed bumper, neatly dropped into the off side. More good running from these two

35.6

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah skitters around his crease, eventually rolling his wrists on a back-of-a-length ball outside off and working it into the gap at square leg

Pakistan 157/4   JW Dernbach 8-0-38-2
45.1

Dernbach to Shahid Afridi, no run, slow ball, cutting his fingers over it and Afridi misses with a dab on off stump

45.2

Dernbach to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, picks this one, however, and drives on the up, straight back over the bowler's head, couple of bounces to the rope

45.3

Dernbach to Shahid Afridi, no run, length ball, misses with a swipe outside off

45.4

Dernbach to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, length, on off, driven to extra-cover

45.5

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, spots the batsman shuffle across and lets this one go out the back of the hand - Misbah prods tentatively

45.6

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, tossed up on leg, back of the hand again, patted square for one

Pakistan 214/5   JW Dernbach 9-0-44-2
49.1

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slower delivery, deucing Misbah's drive outside off

49.2

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, dropped by Pietersen at wide long-off! Misbah gave it some tap but not enough, saved only by KP's butter fingers as he dived forwards

49.3

Dernbach to Saeed Ajmal, 1 bye, wide and slow but missed - the batsmen run anyway

49.4

Dernbach to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, no more lives for Misbah - this time he slogs a length ball to deep midwicket and Trott, the man underneath, makes no mistake

Misbah-ul-Haq c Trott b Dernbach 46 (79m 52b 1x4 1x6) SR: 88.46

49.5

Dernbach to Saeed Ajmal, no run, ooh, he's crafty is Dernbach, tossing in another teaser that Ajmal tries to mow over midwicket but misses entirely, the ball skipping just past leg stump

49.6

Dernbach to Saeed Ajmal, OUT, that'll do it, full and straight and Ajmal has his stumps rearranged. Dernbach finishes with four wickets and it's been something of a comeback for England in the second half of the innings

Saeed Ajmal b Dernbach 1 (8m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Pakistan 237/10   JW Dernbach 10-0-45-4
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