England tour of United Arab Emirates, 3rd T20I: England v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, Feb 27, 2012
England won by 5 runs
Played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi (neutral venue)
27 February 2012 - night match (20-over match)
2.1

Umar Gul to Kieswetter, 2 runs, starts full and is picked up over wide mid-on by Kieswetter but it wasn't out of the middle and only gets half way to the boundary

2.2

Umar Gul to Kieswetter, FOUR, gets more power behind this one, real intent from Kieswetter as he uses his feet then clubs it through straight midwicket

2.3

Umar Gul to Kieswetter, SIX, shot! Wonderful clean strike straight down the ground. Kieswetter on the charge as he charges Gul then drives him over long-off

2.4

Umar Gul to Kieswetter, no run, good response, gets the yorker right and it's jabbed to the off side

2.5

Umar Gul to Kieswetter, no run, backs outside leg stump to give himself room, he middles the drive but picks out cover

2.6

Umar Gul to Kieswetter, no run, good leg-stump yorker to finish with which is blocked into the covers

England 23/0   Umar Gul 1-0-12-0
14.1

Umar Gul to Pietersen, no run, length darts back and catches Pietersen on the thigh guard. That nipped back off a crack

14.2

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 wide, Pietersen across his stumps and the ball misses the leg stump by an inch, called wide

14.2

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 5 wides, Pietersen moving in his crease again and Gul fires it down the leg side and shovels it miles down leg and away for five wides

14.2

Umar Gul to Pietersen, no run, length on off stump and slapped to extra cover, hasn't found that gap past extra cover today KP

14.3

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 run, middle and leg, off an inside edge through square leg playing forward

14.4

Umar Gul to Buttler, 2 runs, outside off and chopped down to third man where Afridi fields but has to go to his right a little so can't save two

14.5

Umar Gul to Buttler, no run, a fine nut right up in the blockhole

14.6

Umar Gul to Buttler, 1 run, tries to turn a full ball to leg, comes off an outside edge and falls just short of mid off, they take a run

England 87/4   Umar Gul 2-0-22-0
16.1

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 run, full outside off and driven out to deep cover

16.2

Umar Gul to Patel, 2 runs, back and pushed past extra cover wide enough of the cover sweeper to bring two

16.3

Umar Gul to Patel, 1 run, driven to mid off's right on the front foot

16.4

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 2 runs, outside off and cut over point towards the square boundary, the sweeper comes round to field

16.5

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 run, full outside off and driven with lovely timing to long off's left

16.6

Umar Gul to Patel, 1 run, from the crease dropped in front of point

England 97/5   Umar Gul 3-0-30-0
18.1

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 run, outside off, clipped into the off side and they take a run to bring up KP's 50

18.2

Umar Gul to Broad, 1 run, middle and leg and clipped down the ground

18.3

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 run, Pietersen gives himself room again and clubs it down to long on

18.4

Umar Gul to Broad, 1 run, full on middle and punched down the long on

18.5

Umar Gul to Pietersen, 1 wide, more room for KP, again Gul responds by going wider but too wide now and an extra

18.5

Umar Gul to Pietersen, no run, fine yorker angled to middle and leg, dug out back to the bowler

18.6

Umar Gul to Pietersen, FOUR, full again and slapped wide of long on for four, great shot, very well timed, managing to get underneath the full delivery, once again the placement was exceptional

England 118/6   Umar Gul 4-0-39-0
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