Pakistan v South Africa T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Pakistan v South Africa

South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

15.2

Tsotsobe to Zulqarnain Haider, no run, Haider reaches well out to cover Tsotsobe's length, but still can't get there. Works it softly to cover

15.3

Tsotsobe to Zulqarnain Haider, no run, stays back this time to an offcutter and works it into cover, and runs straight down for a nothing run. Misbah sent him back early enough though.

15.4

Tsotsobe to Zulqarnain Haider, no run, Tsotsobe has hit the moving target here. Haider was not sure which way to go as Tsotsobe slipped in a bouncer. The batsman was going back when the ball came on from back of a length and thudded into his right shoulder.

15.5

Tsotsobe to Zulqarnain Haider, no run, well, Haider is looking out of his depth here. Runs down the crease to make something happen, but cannot make contact as it whist;es over the stumps from a length

15.6

Tsotsobe to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 run, and nearly runs himself out now. Worked straight to cover and he bolts for another risky single. Direct hit would have had him, but Duminy from point missed at the bowlers' end.

Pakistan 86/6   Zulqarnain Haider 1* (5b)

16.1

JA Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, no run, gets back and defends to the off side

16.2

JA Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 run, short and wide outside off and Haider manages to work it behind square and turn the strike over

16.4

JA Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, 2 runs, Haider stays back in the crease and cuts towards the sweeper cover and they pick a couple

16.5

JA Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 run, inventive edge from Haider who jumps out of the crease, gets a short ball, still looks to steer it and ends up running it very fine on the off side

Pakistan 91/6   Zulqarnain Haider 5* (9b)

17.1

Theron to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 run, Haider stays beside the line and drives into the covers off the back foot for one more. Where are the boundaries?

17.5

Theron to Zulqarnain Haider, FOUR, Haider finally hits the boundary with a workman-like cover drive to a length ball coming in from off stump. Laboured is the word again, but this one was placed to perfection and he got four for it

17.6

Theron to Zulqarnain Haider, 2 runs, and the straight drive this time, full on the stumps and Haider punches it well down the ground. Bosman from lon on runs across, slides and saves a couple

Pakistan 101/6   Zulqarnain Haider 12* (12b 1x4)

18.4

M Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 run, Haider does well to turn the strike over. Worked into the covers and off they go for one more

18.6

M Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 wide, Morne slips one down the leg and ends up conceding an extra

18.6

M Morkel to Zulqarnain Haider, 1 run, backs away and inside-outs a half volley outside off over the covers. It is fielded in the deep and he picks a single

Pakistan 116/6   Zulqarnain Haider 14* (14b 1x4)

19.1

Theron to Zulqarnain Haider, no run, Improvisation unlimited from Haider who backs away and goes down on a knee before the ball comes. Fails to make contact though and Misbah remains at the bowlers' end.

19.2

Theron to Zulqarnain Haider, 3 runs, lovely shot and superb fielding. Very full on the stumps and Haider did well to stay back and convert it into a half volley. Drives it into the gap in the covers and Duminy had to put in a dive running across from long off. Three runs taken, Misbah to face.

19.6

Theron to Zulqarnain Haider, OUT, Stumps everywhere. Theron hits the castle again, this time it is not a yorker and it did not need to be. Haider looks to slam a length ball on off stump across the line and misses. It crashes into off stump.

Zulqarnain Haider b Theron 17 (23m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Pakistan 120/9   Zulqarnain Haider 17 (17b 1x4)
Series Results
Pakistan v South Africa at Abu Dhabi - Oct 27, 2010
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Pakistan v South Africa at Abu Dhabi - Oct 26, 2010
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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Oct 27, 2010

Rusty Theron rattled Pakistan with four wickets, Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd Twenty20, Abu Dhabi, October 27, 2010

Rusty Theron rattled Pakistan with four wickets

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Oct 27, 2010

Graeme Smith top-scored with 38, Pakistan v South Africa, 2nd Twenty20, Abu Dhabi, October 27, 2010

Graeme Smith top-scored with 38

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