Advance Telecom Ramadan T20 Cup, 2nd Semi-Final: Habib Bank Limited v Port Qasim Authority at Karachi, Jul 24, 2013
Habib Bank Limited won by 14 runs
24 July 2013 - day/night match (20-over match)

Hello and welcome for the 2nd Semi Final of Ramadan Cup 2013. It is between Habib Bank Limited and Port Qasim Authority being played at National Staidum, Karachi. PIA have already qualified for the final after winning the 1st semi final last night against KRL. According to pitch expert Mahmood Hamid, it is a good pitch to bat on, looks flat and perfect batting wicket. It should be a high scoring game today on this pitch. We are just 10 mins away from the toss. News from the middle is that HBL captain Younis Khan wins the toss and opts to bat first.

0.1

Abdur Rauf to Asad Baig, no run, good length ball, just outside off and moves away with some extra bounce, Asad goes for the cut and misses it through to keeper

0.2

Abdur Rauf to Asad Baig, no run, again fuller in length, just outside off and this time nips back a bit, tries to defend, inside edge onto pad

0.3

Abdur Rauf to Asad Baig, no run, good length ball, on off stump, drives to mid-off, Farhat wants a single, sent back by Asad

0.4

Abdur Rauf to Asad Baig, 1 run, short in length, just outside off, cuts it down to third man for a single

0.5

Abdur Rauf to Imran Farhat, no run, fuller in length, just outside off and angling across the left hander, Farhat leaves it alone

0.6

Abdur Rauf to Imran Farhat, no run, good length ball, on middle and leg stump, pushes to mid-on

End of over 1 (1 run) Habib Bank Limited 1/0

    • Imran Farhat 0 (2b)
    • Asad Baig 1 (4b)
    • Abdur Rauf 1-0-1-0
1.1

Mohammad Talha to Asad Baig, no run, good length ball, on target, gets right behind it and defends back to bowler

1.2

Mohammad Talha to Asad Baig, 2 runs, good length ball, just outside off, slices it over gully down to third man for couple of runs

1.3

Mohammad Talha to Asad Baig, no run, saw him coming down the wicket, pitches short in length and bit wide outside off, Asad drives and misses

1.4

Mohammad Talha to Asad Baig, 2 runs, another short of length delivery, Asad pulls it away to midwicket for couple of runs

1.5

Mohammad Talha to Asad Baig, no run, good length ball, outside off and moves away with some bounce, Asad tries to chase that one and beaten

1.6

Mohammad Talha to Asad Baig, OUT, Gone. That is a superb take by Kamran Younis at point. Good length ball, just outside off, Asad cuts in the air and Kamran at point, dives forward and takes a superb low catch.

Asad Baig c Kamran Younis b Mohammad Talha 5 (10m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 2 (4 runs) Habib Bank Limited 5/1

    • Imran Farhat 0 (2b)
    • Mohammad Talha 1-0-4-1
    • Abdur Rauf 1-0-1-0
2.1

Abdur Rauf to Imran Farhat, 1 run, fuller in length, on leg stump, flicks away to deep midwicket for a single

2.2

Abdur Rauf to Fahad Masood, 1 run, fuller in length, on off stump, pushes to mid-on and gets a quick run

2.3

Abdur Rauf to Imran Farhat, 2 runs, again full and on leg stump, flicks away to backward square leg and excellent diving save by fielder, saved couple of runs

2.4

Abdur Rauf to Imran Farhat, no run, good length ball, just outside off, drives on the up to mid-off

2.5

Abdur Rauf to Imran Farhat, 1 run, fuller in length, Farhat comes down the wicket and goes for the drive, gets a thick outside edge just short of Talha at third man

2.6

Abdur Rauf to Fahad Masood, FOUR, Superb shot. Rauf pitches short in length, Fahad goes back and pulls it away, keeps it down to backward square leg fence for four

End of over 3 (9 runs) Habib Bank Limited 14/1

    • Fahad Masood 5 (2b 1x4)
    • Imran Farhat 4 (6b)
    • Abdur Rauf 2-0-10-0
    • Mohammad Talha 1-0-4-1
3.1

Mohammad Talha to Imran Farhat, 1 run, fuller in length, on off stump, pushes to cover, misfielded given away a single

3.2

Mohammad Talha to Fahad Masood, SIX, Bang. Poor delivery and puts away in style by Fahad. Fuller in length, on leg stump, Fahad gets across and flicks it away, goes all the way over fine leg fence for a six

3.3

Mohammad Talha to Fahad Masood, OUT, Superb come back delivery by Talha. Pitches on good length and moves away with some extra bounce and pace, Fahad tries to push at it, ends up a thick outside edge on the way through to keeper, Salman makes no mistake.

Fahad Masood c †Mohammad Salman b Mohammad Talha 11 (9m 4b 1x4 1x6) SR: 275.00

3.4

Mohammad Talha to Shan Masood, no run, good length ball, just wide outside off and left alone

3.5

Mohammad Talha to Shan Masood, 1 bye, slower ball, just oustide off, tries to cut, bad bounce in front of keeper, he fumbles and batsmen take a bye

3.6

Mohammad Talha to Imran Farhat, OUT, Talha strikes twice in this over and this time Imran Farhat. Once again short in length, just outside off and moves away with some extra bounce, Farhat goes for the cut and a healthy edge in the gloves of Salman, Farhat poor form continues.

Imran Farhat c †Mohammad Salman b Mohammad Talha 5 (23m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

End of over 4 (8 runs) Habib Bank Limited 22/3

    • Shan Masood 0 (2b)
    • Mohammad Talha 2-0-11-3
    • Abdur Rauf 2-0-10-0
4.1

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, no run, good length ball, just outside off and moves away, Shan plays and misses

4.2

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, 2 runs, fuller in length just outside off, drives and edges it to wide of slip down to third man for couple of runs

4.3

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, no run, slower ball, fuller in length, on off stump, angles it to gully

4.4

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, no run, once again good length ball, outside off and angling away, Shan misses the cut shot

4.5

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, no run, good length ball, just outside off and nips back into the left hander, inside edge onto pad, wants a single, sent back by skipper

4.6

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, no run, again good length ball, pushes to point and wants a single, Younis sent him back with the lound NO

End of over 5 (2 runs) Habib Bank Limited 24/3

    • Shan Masood 2 (8b)
    • Younis Khan 0 (0b)
    • Abdur Rauf 3-0-12-0
    • Mohammad Talha 2-0-11-3
5.1

Mohammad Talha to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, good length ball, on leg stump, off the pad to leg side for a legbye

5.2

Mohammad Talha to Shan Masood, 1 run, good length ball, just outside off, guides it down to third man for a single

5.3

Mohammad Talha to Younis Khan, 1 run, fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, worked away to deep midwicket for a single

5.4

Mohammad Talha to Shan Masood, no run, short in length, again gets extra bounce, goes for the pull shot, inside edge onto pad

5.5

Mohammad Talha to Shan Masood, 1 run, good length ball, on leg stump, tucked away to short fine leg for a single

5.6

Mohammad Talha to Younis Khan, 1 run, on middle and leg stump, whipped away to deep square leg for a single

End of over 6 (5 runs) Habib Bank Limited 29/3

    • Younis Khan 2 (3b)
    • Shan Masood 4 (11b)
    • Mohammad Talha 3-0-15-3
    • Abdur Rauf 3-0-12-0
6.1

Abdur Rauf to Younis Khan, 1 run, good length ball, on off stump, pushes to cover for a quick single

6.2

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, no run, another superb delivery, pitches on middle stump and angling across the left hander, tries to chase that one and gets beaten

6.3

Abdur Rauf to Shan Masood, OUT, Gone. This time Rauf goes wide of the crease, pitches just outside off and brings ball back into the right hander a bit, Shan goes for the drive, ends up a thick inside edge onto stumps

Shan Masood b Abdur Rauf 4 (16m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

6.4

Abdur Rauf to Hasan Raza, 1 run, fulelr in length, on leg stump, turned to leg side for a single

6.5

Abdur Rauf to Younis Khan, 1 run, fuller in length, on leg stump, pushed to mid-on for a single

6.6

Abdur Rauf to Hasan Raza, no run, good length ball, on target, defended to cover

End of over 7 (3 runs) Habib Bank Limited 32/4

    • Hasan Raza 1 (2b)
    • Younis Khan 4 (5b)
    • Abdur Rauf 4-0-15-1
    • Mohammad Talha 3-0-15-3
7.1

Azam Hussain to Younis Khan, no run, short in length, outside off, cuts to point

7.2

Azam Hussain to Younis Khan, 1 run, slightly short in length, goes back and pulls to midwicket for a single

7.3

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, no run, tossed up, outside off and got some turn, tried to defend and beaten

7.4

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, no run, arm ball, on off stump, went back and pushed to cover

7.5

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, no run, Dropped. Tossed up, just outside off and spun away, edged it and Salman dropped it

7.6

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, slower ball, tossed up, on leg stump, flicked away in the air to deep midwicket for a single

End of over 8 (2 runs) Habib Bank Limited 34/4

    • Hasan Raza 2 (6b)
    • Younis Khan 5 (7b)
    • Azam Hussain 1-0-2-0
    • Abdur Rauf 4-0-15-1
8.1

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on leg stump, defended to leg side for a single

8.2

Tabish Nawab to Younis Khan, 1 run, short in length, went back and turned to leg side

8.3

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, short in length, outside off, cuts to deep point for a single

8.4

Tabish Nawab to Younis Khan, 1 run, tossed up, outside off, went across and swept away to deep square leg for a single

8.5

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, short in length, just outside off, nudges it to cover for a single

8.6

Tabish Nawab to Younis Khan, no run, tossed up, bit wide outside off, went for the cut and missed it

End of over 9 (5 runs) Habib Bank Limited 39/4

    • Younis Khan 7 (10b)
    • Hasan Raza 5 (9b)
    • Tabish Nawab 1-0-5-0
    • Azam Hussain 1-0-2-0
9.1

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, no run, short in length, outside off, mistimed cut to point

9.2

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, FOUR, Top shot. Again short and wide outside off, Raza goes back and cuts it down to third man fence for four

9.3

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, outside off, went across and swept away to deep square leg

9.4

Azam Hussain to Younis Khan, 1 run, tossed up, went for the slog sweep, top edge but well short of deep midwicket fielder

9.5

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, well tossed up, came down the wicket and driven to long-off

9.6

Azam Hussain to Younis Khan, no run, arm ball, on middle and leg stump, hits the pad and loud shout for lbw, turned down, it was very close

End of over 10 (7 runs) Habib Bank Limited 46/4

    • Younis Khan 8 (12b)
    • Hasan Raza 11 (13b 1x4)
    • Azam Hussain 2-0-9-0
    • Tabish Nawab 1-0-5-0
10.1

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to cover for a single

10.2

Tabish Nawab to Younis Khan, no run, again tossed up, outside off, went back and cut to gully

10.3

Tabish Nawab to Younis Khan, OUT, Look at that delivery, sharp and big turn for Tabish. Tosses up, just outside off, Younis gets well forward and tries to drive, gets turn, goes through the gate and hits the off stump, HBL in big trouble now.

Younis Khan b Tabish Nawab 8 (27m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

10.4

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, 1 run, well tossed up, driven down the ground to long-on for a single

10.5

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, short in length, goes back and punches down the ground to long-on for a single

10.6

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, FOUR, That is a good shot by Humayun. Tossed up, just outside off, went across and played a lovely reverse sweep down to third man fence for four

End of over 11 (7 runs) Habib Bank Limited 53/5

    • Humayun Farhat 5 (2b 1x4)
    • Hasan Raza 13 (15b 1x4)
    • Tabish Nawab 2-0-12-1
    • Azam Hussain 2-0-9-0
11.1

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, no run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to cover

11.2

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, no run, short in length, on leg stump, goes for the pull and misses it takes it on the thigh

11.3

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, 1 run, arm ball, on middle and leg stump, pushes it to wide of long-on for a single

11.4

Kamran Younis to Humayun Farhat, 1 run, tossed up, went for the slog sweep, top edged well short of long-on fielder

11.5

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, FOUR, Shot. Faster ball, on middle and leg stump, Hasan gets across and sweeps it down to fine leg fence for four

11.6

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, no run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to short cover

End of over 12 (6 runs) Habib Bank Limited 59/5

    • Hasan Raza 18 (20b 2x4)
    • Humayun Farhat 6 (3b 1x4)
    • Kamran Younis 1-0-6-0
    • Tabish Nawab 2-0-12-1
12.1

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, 1 run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to off side for a single

12.2

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, short in length, on off stump, pushes to cover for a single

12.3

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, SIX, Big shot. Tossed up, just outside off, went across and played a lovely slog sweep over midwicket fence for a six

12.4

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, no run, tossed up, bit wide outside off, went for the sweep and missed this time

12.5

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, FOUR, another good shot by Humayun. Faster ball, tossed up, outside off, played a lovely reverse sweep to backward point fence for four

12.6

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, no run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to cover

End of over 13 (12 runs) Habib Bank Limited 71/5

    • Humayun Farhat 17 (8b 2x4 1x6)
    • Hasan Raza 19 (21b 2x4)
    • Tabish Nawab 3-0-24-1
    • Kamran Younis 1-0-6-0
13.1

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, FOUR, Again short and wide outside off, Hasan goes back and uses the pace of the ball, cuts it down to third man fence for four

13.2

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on middle and leg stump, turned to deep square leg for a single

13.3

Kamran Younis to Humayun Farhat, 1 run, short in length, just outside off, goes back and cuts to deep point for a single

13.4

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on middle and leg stump, pushed to long-on for a single

13.5

Kamran Younis to Humayun Farhat, (no ball) 1 run, full ball, yorker length, digs out to cover for a single, was a noball and free hit is coming

13.5

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, SIX, That is a big shot and it goes all the way. Faster ball, on leg stump, Hasan lifts that one over deep midwicket fence for a big six

13.6

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on middle and leg stump, driven to wide of long-on for a single

End of over 14 (17 runs) Habib Bank Limited 88/5

    • Hasan Raza 32 (26b 3x4 1x6)
    • Humayun Farhat 19 (10b 2x4 1x6)
    • Kamran Younis 2-0-23-0
    • Tabish Nawab 3-0-24-1
14.1

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to cover for a single

14.2

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, 2 runs, short in length, outside off, cuts it down to third man

14.3

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, 1 run, tossed up, on middle and leg stump, swept away to deep midwicket

14.4

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, again tossed up, on middle and leg stump, swept away to deep square leg for another single

14.5

Tabish Nawab to Humayun Farhat, OUT, Gone. Tossed up, on middle and leg stump, Humayun tried to clear the long-on fence and fielder, mistimes it and Afsar took a well judged catch

Humayun Farhat c Afsar Nawaz b Tabish Nawab 22 (14m 13b 2x4 1x6) SR: 169.23

14.6

Tabish Nawab to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to cover for a single

End of over 15 (6 runs) Habib Bank Limited 94/6

    • Hasan Raza 35 (29b 3x4 1x6)
    • Kamran Hussain 0 (0b)
    • Tabish Nawab 4-0-30-2
    • Kamran Younis 2-0-23-0
15.1

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to long-off for a single

15.2

Azam Hussain to Kamran Hussain, no run, tossed up, just outside off, guided to gully

15.3

Azam Hussain to Kamran Hussain, 1 run, short in length, outside off, cuts to deep point for a single

15.4

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, FOUR, That is lovely shot by Hasan. Tossed up, well outside off, went across and played a lovely sweep to deep midwicket fence for four

15.5

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, arm ball, on off stump, goes back and nudges away to off side

15.6

Azam Hussain to Kamran Hussain, 1 run, tossed up, on off stump, driven down the ground to long-off for a single

End of over 16 (8 runs) Habib Bank Limited 102/6

    • Kamran Hussain 2 (3b)
    • Hasan Raza 41 (32b 4x4 1x6)
    • Azam Hussain 3-0-17-0
    • Tabish Nawab 4-0-30-2
16.1

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, no run, tossed up, on off stump, pushed to point

16.2

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, no run, short in length, on off stump, pushes to cover

16.3

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, 1 run, tossed up, came down the wicket and driven hard back to bowler, Kamran dropped it

16.4

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, 1 run, tossed up, just outside off, went across and chipped it to leg side for a single

16.5

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, no run, short in length, gives himself some room and drives to cover

16.6

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, 2 runs, tossed up, came down the wicket and chipped in the air over Khalid at extra cover for couple

End of over 17 (4 runs) Habib Bank Limited 106/6

    • Kamran Hussain 5 (8b)
    • Hasan Raza 42 (33b 4x4 1x6)
    • Kamran Younis 3-0-27-0
    • Azam Hussain 3-0-17-0
17.1

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, no run, tossed up, on off stump, went back and pushed to cover

17.2

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, again tossed up, came down the wicket and pushed to point

17.3

Azam Hussain to Kamran Hussain, 1 run, short in length, outside off, drives to cover for a single

17.4

Azam Hussain to Hasan Raza, 1 run, again well tossed up, Hasan came down the wicket and pushed away to off side

17.5

Azam Hussain to Kamran Hussain, SIX, Massive hit by Kamran. Tossed up, bit slower in pace, came down the wicket and lofted it high and handsome over long-on fence for a big six

17.6

Azam Hussain to Kamran Hussain, FOUR, another fantastic shot by kamran. This time bit faster and on of fstump, Kamran again comes down the wicket and drives it over bowler's head to long-off fence for four more

End of over 18 (13 runs) Habib Bank Limited 119/6

    • Kamran Hussain 16 (11b 1x4 1x6)
    • Hasan Raza 44 (36b 4x4 1x6)
    • Azam Hussain 4-0-30-0
    • Kamran Younis 3-0-27-0
18.1

Kamran Younis to Hasan Raza, 1 run, short in length, on middle and leg stump, pulls it to deep square leg for a single

18.2

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, SIX, Look at that shot. That is another massive hit by Kamran. Again came down the wicket and lofted it into the stands over long-on

18.3

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, 2 runs, tossed up, on leg stump, turned to deep square leg for couple

18.4

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, 2 runs, tossed up, on leg stump, came down the wicket and hit high in the air well shor of midwicket fielder

18.5

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, FOUR, Smashing hit along the ground. Tossed up, gave himself some room and driven hard to long-off fence for four more

18.6

Kamran Younis to Kamran Hussain, OUT, Gone. Tossed up, Kamran again went for the big shot, mistimed it and hit high in the air, Rauf at long-off running in and took a lovely catch

Kamran Hussain c Abdur Rauf b Kamran Younis 30 (13m 16b 2x4 2x6) SR: 187.50

End of over 19 (15 runs) Habib Bank Limited 134/7

    • Hasan Raza 45 (37b 4x4 1x6)
    • Kamran Younis 4-0-42-1
    • Azam Hussain 4-0-30-0
19.1

Mohammad Talha to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, full ball, on off stump, driven to long-off for a single

19.2

Mohammad Talha to Hasan Raza, SIX, Excellent shot by Hasan. Fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, gets across and heaves it away over midwicket fence for a big six and brings up his fifty in fine style.

19.3

Mohammad Talha to Hasan Raza, no run, slower ball, low full toss, drives hard straight back to bowler

19.4

Mohammad Talha to Hasan Raza, 2 runs, short in length, goes back and pulls to deep midwicket for couple of runs

19.5

Mohammad Talha to Hasan Raza, FOUR, Top shot. Fuller in length, just outside off, comes down the wicket and drives to extra cover fence for four

19.6

Mohammad Talha to Hasan Raza, 1 run, full toss on middle and leg stump, drives to midwicket for a single

That is the end of HBL innings, set a target of 149 runs for PQA to win this match and qualify for the final. We will be back in 10 mins for the run chase. Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (14 runs) Habib Bank Limited 148/7

    • Hasan Raza 58 (42b 5x4 2x6)
    • Ehsan Adil 1 (1b)
    • Mohammad Talha 4-0-29-3
    • Kamran Younis 4-0-42-1
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