Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    8.3 flighted, slog-swept but not enough on it ... this time Bairstow makes no mistake with the catch, coming round from deep midwicket. Apologies, I think I might have jinxed Hafeez a few balls back. But, in my defence, that was a stupid time to play such a shot, with Shafiq just out 65/3
    2.5 ah, done him - Finn's slower ball deceives Zia, who is too quickly through his drive and only succeeds in looping it to mid-off. And Finn doesn't half give the batsman a send off too! 32/1
    8.1 on off, turning to hit the pad ... and they turn down a run, with Shafiq scrambling to make his ground. The umpires call for a review. This could be close ... Kieswetter fielded the ball at short square leg and fired a throw to Swann, who took the ball in front of the stumps and then had to swing his arm round behind him to break the wicket. And because his elbow disturbed the bails - with the ball in his hand - he managed to beat Shafiq's dive! 65/2
    10.1 and he's got the danger man! Afridi chips a full ball from leg stump to midwicket. A very simple chance to Eoin Morgan who didn't have to move to take it with two hands at head height. Afridi tried to use his feet, Swann fired it into leg stump and it just popped up to the fielder 73/4
    not out
    26
    50
    26
    1
    1
    100.00
    10.4 another for Swann! This has been some impact. Akmal with a very poor shot, not catching a big heave down the ground and Dernbach races in from long off to tumble forward and take a fine catch down low, he nearly fumbled it. Akmal didn't learn from the previous game 73/5
    19.6 smashed into the off side off a bit of an edge and Bairstow takes a blinder, screaming off the long off boundary and diving to take the catch coming forward. That is fine work going to his left with two hands 144/6
    Extras
    12 (lb 11, w 1)
    TOTAL
    144/6 (20 Overs, RR: 7.20)
    Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Awais Zia, 2.5 ov), 2-65 (Asad Shafiq, 8.1 ov), 3-65 (Mohammad Hafeez, 8.3 ov), 4-73 (Shahid Afridi, 10.1 ov), 5-73 (Umar Akmal, 10.4 ov), 6-144 (Shoaib Malik, 19.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    ST Finn403919.7574110
    JW Dernbach403117.7585000
    SCJ Broad401904.75132000
    GP Swann411333.25140000
    RS Bopara10808.0011000
    SR Patel302307.6660200
  • BATSMEN
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    5.4 pulled out into the leg side and caught right on the rope! Straight to the man on the boundary, couldn't have been picked out any better! A yard either side and it was another maximum but Afridi has struck a major blow for Pakistan 48/1
    6.6 bowled him! Kieswetter trying to step away but almost got too far away from the stumps and got bowled, missed an attempted cut, it runs onto the bails and Pakistan strike again 51/2
    39
    42
    32
    2
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    121.87
    15.5 and Gul finds a way through! Bowled him, neck and crop! Bopara moved across his stumps and was defeated by a vicious, leg-stump yorker that may just have shattered England's chances 113/4
    12.2 and this time gottim! A heavy blow for England, who lose the top-ranked batsman in the format to another wily Hafeez delivery. It was maybe a touch quicker, full in length and the ball flew through Morgan as he shaped for an expansive drive 80/3
    not out
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    40
    21
    0
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    104.76
    17.2 another for Gul! Necessity is the mother of Buttler's downfall here, the Somerset man stepping outside off and angling his bat, attempting to bounce it over the infield using the pace of the ball ... but it was a slow delivery and Buttler couldn't clear short fine leg standing inside the ring 121/5
    17.3 full, swinging in and gone! Patel shuffled across, wafted a bat outside the line and was hit on the full, directly in front of off. That was a wicked delivery, ducking inside Patel's attempted stroke. And Gul's on a hat-trick 121/6
    not out
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    11
    7
    0
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    28.57
    Extras
    9 (b 1, lb 4, w 4)
    TOTAL
    136/6 (20 Overs, RR: 6.80)
    Fall of wickets: 1-48 (KP Pietersen, 5.4 ov), 2-51 (C Kieswetter, 6.6 ov), 3-80 (EJG Morgan, 12.2 ov), 4-113 (RS Bopara, 15.5 ov), 5-121 (JC Buttler, 17.2 ov), 6-121 (SR Patel, 17.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    Junaid Khan4042010.5063100
    Umar Gul411834.50132000
    Saeed Ajmal402606.5092020
    Shahid Afridi402716.7591100
    Mohammad Hafeez401824.50121010

Match Details

Toss

England , elected to field first

Series result

Pakistan led the 3-match series 1-0

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Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.20, Interval 21.20-21.40, Second Session 21.40-23.00

Match days

23 February 2012 - night match (20-over match)

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Reserve Umpire

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