ICC Under-19 World Cup, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC Under-19 World Cup - Quarter final

Australia Under-19s v Pakistan Under-19s

Pakistan Under-19s won by 6 wickets (with 133 balls remaining)

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo coverage of the Under-19 World Cup 2008,in which Australia Under-19 will take on Pakistan Under-19

0.1

Adil Raza to Hughes, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

0.2

Adil Raza to Hughes, no run, similar again, swinging away

0.3

Adil Raza to Hughes, OUT, fuller and swinging away, the batsman follows the line and gets the edge to Imad Wasim in the slips.

PJ Hughes c Imad Wasim b Adil Raza 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Adil Raza to Sarna, 1 run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to point, where a misfield allows them to take a single

0.5

Adil Raza to Stoinis, no run, outside the off stump, coming in a touch, beaten by the swing as it goes to the keeper

0.6

Adil Raza to Stoinis, OUT, on the off stump, and coming in a touch as it would have gone onto hit the stumps. Replays suggest there might have been an inside edge, but then Umpire has sent him on his way back

MP Stoinis lbw b Adil Raza 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 1 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 1/2
     Adil Raza    1-0-1-2
AK Sarna    1* (1b)     

1.1

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, swinging away left alone

1.2

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, 1 wide

1.2

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, 2 runs, outside the off stump, beaten

1.3

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, on the full, drives to mid off

1.4

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, lets it go to the keeper

1.5

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, gets behind the line of the delivery and defends

1.6

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and gets an inside edge to short fine leg

End of over 2 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 4/2
AK Sarna    3* (7b)      Mohammad Rameez    1-0-3-0
MW Hill    0* (0b)     

2.1

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump, swinging away. Left alone

2.2

Adil Raza to Hill, 1 wide, bowls too wide of the off stump this time around, called a wide

2.2

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump, and moving away a touch. moves across and lets it go to the keeper

2.3

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump, moving away again. Hill gets across and lets it go

2.4

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, wide off the off stump, Hill reads the movement and leaves it alone

2.5

Adil Raza to Hill, 1 run, on the leg stump and moving across him, Hill moves onto the back foot and steers to third man for a single

2.6

Adil Raza to Sarna, 1 run, on the middle stump, Sarna comes onto the front foot and guides the ball to fine leg for a single again

Rebuilding process for the Aussies

End of over 3 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 7/2
AK Sarna    4* (8b)      Adil Raza    2-0-4-2
MW Hill    1* (5b)     

3.1

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, on the off stump, Sarna stands tall and tries to force it on the off side, but gets a bottom edge onto the pitch

3.2

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, Sarna moves back and across and tries to cut it, but gets a bottom edge back to the keeper

3.3

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, short on the off stump and coming in a touch. Sarna moves back and drives to mid off

3.4

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to point

3.5

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, 1 run, outside the off stump and coming in from a good length. Sarna comes forward and plays with soft hands to mid on and scurries across for a single

3.6

Mohammad Rameez to Hill, no run, on the off stump, Hill comes onto the front foot to negate the movement and defends

End of over 4 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 8/2
MW Hill    1* (6b)      Mohammad Rameez    2-0-4-0
AK Sarna    5* (13b)     

4.1

Adil Raza to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump, Sarna comes onto the front foot and defends

4.2

Adil Raza to Sarna, 3 runs, on the off stump, and coming in, Sarna moves across and whips it to mid wicket from the front of the pads to take three runs

4.3

Adil Raza to Hill, 2 runs, drifting onto the leg stump, flicks to fine leg for a couple

4.4

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away, lets it go to the keeper

4.5

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away. Hill wants to push at it and withdraws at the last moment, good ball this

4.6

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump on a good length, swinging away. Left alone to the keeper by Hill

End of over 5 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 13/2
MW Hill    3* (10b)      Adil Raza    3-0-9-2
AK Sarna    8* (15b)     

5.1

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away a touch. Sarna displaying good footwork, comes onto the front foot and pushes to point

5.2

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump and rising from a good length, surprising Sarna in the process who is going for a shot on the leg side, but gets the splice of the bat

5.3

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, outside the off stump and defends on the front foot

5.4

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, 2 runs, outside the off stump, Sarna forces it through covers for a couple

5.5

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, 1 run, outside the off stump, Sarna in a monk like trance tries to drive it through covers on one foot but gets an inside edgeto fine leg for a single

5.6

Mohammad Rameez to Hill, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to square leg

End of over 6 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 17/2
MW Hill    4* (11b)      Mohammad Rameez    3-0-8-0
AK Sarna    11* (20b)     

6.1

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump, swinging away. Left alone

6.2

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, on the leg and middle, Hill pushes it to mid wicket off the front foot

6.3

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, short on the middle stump, Hill ducks comfortably under it

6.4

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, fuller length delivery on the off stump, pushes to cover off the front foot

6.5

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, on a good length on the middle stump, comes onto the front foot and defends

6.6

Adil Raza to Hill, FOUR, short of a length, and swinging away a touch. Hill goes onto the back foot and manages to get only a graze onto the surface of the ball through the vacant second slip region for a boundary. Why on earth din't they have a second slip when Australia were two down

End of over 7 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 21/2
MW Hill    8* (17b 1x4)      Adil Raza    4-0-13-2
AK Sarna    11* (20b)     

7.1

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, 1 run, outside the off stump, lofts over point for a single

7.2

Mohammad Rameez to Hill, no run, outside the off stump, swinging away. Left alone

7.3

Mohammad Rameez to Hill, no run, on the middle stump and coming in, Hill gets onto the back foot and tries to glance it away on the leg side but can't be given as it further slipping down the leg stump

7.4

Mohammad Rameez to Hill, 3 runs, on the leg stump, Hill clips the ball off his front foot to deep mid wicket for three runs

7.5

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, on the leg stump, moving in. Brushes the pads on the way to the keeper. So the appeal

7.6

Mohammad Rameez to Sarna, no run, on the off stump, Sarna comes onto the front foot and presents the full face of the bat as he defends the ball back onto the pitch

End of over 8 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 25/2
AK Sarna    12* (23b)      Mohammad Rameez    4-0-12-0
MW Hill    11* (20b 1x4)     

8.1

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, outside the off stump and keeping the line. Hill moves onto the back foot and defends

8.2

Adil Raza to Hill, no run, short outside the off stump, forces it off the back foot to covers

8.3

Adil Raza to Hill, FOUR, a gift wrapped ball. Full toss outside the off stump. Hill comes onto the front foot and drives through mid off for a boundary

8.4

Adil Raza to Hill, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks it away to fine leg for a single

8.5

Adil Raza to Sarna, OUT, outside the off stump and faint movement too. Sarna comes onto the front foot and tries to drive, but only manages an outside edge to the keeper who does the rest

AK Sarna c †Ali Asad b Adil Raza 12 (24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

8.6

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Smith comes onto the front foot and drives to mid off

End of over 9 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 30/3
SPD Smith    0* (1b)      Adil Raza    5-0-18-3
MW Hill    16* (24b 2x4)     

9.1

Mohammad Rameez to Hill, 1 run, outside the off stump, swinging away a touch. Hill just steers it past the vacant slip region for a single

9.2

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, Smith goes onto the back foot and defends back to the bowler

9.3

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, swinging away from the batsman. Left alone by Smith

9.4

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away, Smith comes onto the front foot to counter the late movement but seeing the away movement lets it go

9.5

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, short of a length delivery on the off stump and moving in. Smith comes onto the front foot and seeing the length lets it go the keeper

9.6

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and a touch fuller in length. Smith defends on the back foot to mid wicket

End of over 10 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 31/3
SPD Smith    0* (6b)      Mohammad Rameez    5-0-13-0
MW Hill    17* (25b 2x4)     

Attari coming onto herald the second Power play

10.1

Azhar Attari to Hill, OUT, A ripper! what a ball to deliver first up. On a good length and swinging away. Hill standing tall, drives but gets an outside edge to keeper, who does a brilliant dive to take the ball and send Hill back on his way

MW Hill c †Ali Asad b Azhar Attari 17 (26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 65.38

10.2

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away a touch, left alone by Cramer

10.3

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, on the middle stump, defends on the front foot

10.4

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away. Cramer does a fencers waft as he lets it go to the keeper

10.5

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, 1 run, outside the off stump, dabs with soft hands to cover with soft hands to take a quick single

10.6

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, on the middle stump, and short in length. Attari lets it go to the keeper

End of over 11 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 32/4
SPD Smith    0* (7b)      Azhar Attari    1-0-1-1
MRC Cranmer    1* (4b)     

11.1

Mohammad Rameez to Cranmer, no run, on the leg stump, tries to flick it on the rise as he gets a leading edge back to the bowler

11.2

Mohammad Rameez to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, steers it to point off the back foot

11.3

Mohammad Rameez to Cranmer, 3 runs, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives. Misfield allows them to take three runs

11.4

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, full on the middle stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to mid on. Fielder, diving there stops a certain boundary

11.5

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

11.6

Mohammad Rameez to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and coming in a touch. Smith comes onto the front foot and drives to cover

End of over 12 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 35/4
SPD Smith    0* (10b)      Mohammad Rameez    6-0-16-0
MRC Cranmer    4* (7b)     

12.1

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off and defends

12.2

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, pushes to off side

12.3

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and defends

12.4

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away. Left alone

12.5

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outsid ethe off stump and coming in a touch. Comes onto the front foot and lets it go

12.6

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, short in length. Comes onto the front foot and steers to short third man

End of over 13 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 35/4
MRC Cranmer    4* (13b)      Azhar Attari    2-1-1-1
SPD Smith    0* (10b)     

13.1

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, 1 run, short on the middle stump, pushes to square leg off the back foot for a single

13.2

Adil Raza to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and swinging in. Cramer looks to cut the ball but decides otherwise

13.3

Adil Raza to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away a touch. Left alone again

13.4

Adil Raza to Cranmer, no run, outsidethe off stump and short in length. Cramer stands tall on the back foot and tries to drive through cover but gets a bottom edge to cover

13.5

Adil Raza to Cranmer, 2 runs, outside the off stump and short in length. Cranmer goes onto the back foot and steers it towards third man for a couple

13.6

Adil Raza to Cranmer, no run, left alone outside the off stump

End of over 14 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 38/4
MRC Cranmer    6* (18b)      Adil Raza    6-0-21-3
SPD Smith    1* (11b)     

14.1

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the back foot

14.2

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and coming in a touch. Smith defends on the front foot

14.3

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and on good length. Smith comes onto the front foot and lets it go to the keeper

14.4

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, 1 no ball, now thats an overstepping no ball. Smith is into the shot too early as he misses it

Free Hit coming up now

14.4

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, FOUR, on the middle and leg stump, Smith pushes it away on the leg side for a boundary. Maximum toll taken of the back foot

14.5

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid on for a single

14.6

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, Cranmer tries to run it down but gets an outside edge that does not quite carry to the first slip

End of over 15 (6 runs) Australia Under-19s 44/4
MRC Cranmer    6* (19b)      Azhar Attari    3-1-7-1
SPD Smith    6* (17b 1x4)     

Third Power play in effect now

15.1

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, fuller in length. Drives to mid off

15.2

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, on a good length on the middle stump, defends on the front foot to cover

15.3

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, swinging away a touch. Defends on the front foot to cover

15.4

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, short outside the off stump, defends on the back foot

15.5

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, short outside the off stump, lacking bounce on it. Smith tries desperately to reach the ball but misses it

15.6

Adil Raza to SPD Smith, no run, short outside the off stump, steers it off the back foot to point

Thats Drinks now

End of over 16 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 44/4
SPD Smith    6* (23b 1x4)      Adil Raza    7-1-21-3
MRC Cranmer    6* (19b)     

16.1

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, defended on the back foot to point

16.2

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, pushes off the back foot to cover

16.3

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, short on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket on the back foot

16.4

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and coming in. Left alone to the keeper

16.5

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run

16.6

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and coming in, left alone to the keeper again

End of over 17 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 44/4
MRC Cranmer    6* (25b)      Azhar Attari    4-2-7-1
SPD Smith    6* (23b 1x4)     

Captain comes onto bowl

17.1

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, pushes it off the back foot to point

17.2

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, 2 runs, on the leg stump, uses feet to get down to the pitch and drives to long on

17.3

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, pushes to mid wicket of the front foot

17.4

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, pushed to point

17.5

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, and that's not out, we were all deceived as the ball bounces back onto the stumps of the keepers gloves. Good umpiring

17.6

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump and defended on the front foot

End of over 18 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 46/4
SPD Smith    8* (29b 1x4)      Imad Wasim    1-0-2-0
MRC Cranmer    6* (25b)     

18.1

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run

18.2

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, 1 run, steered to third man for a single

18.3

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, on the leg stump, flicks to square leg

18.4

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, FOUR, full outside the off stump, drives past mid off for a boundary

18.5

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, tries to drive and misses

18.6

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, full in line and drives to long off

End of over 19 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 51/4
SPD Smith    12* (33b 2x4)      Azhar Attari    5-2-12-1
MRC Cranmer    7* (27b)     

19.1

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid on off the front foot

19.2

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, sweeps and misses

19.3

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the front foot

19.4

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

19.5

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and steers to short third man

19.6

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, defends back to the bowler

End of over 20 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 51/4
MRC Cranmer    7* (33b)      Imad Wasim    2-1-2-0
SPD Smith    12* (33b 2x4)     

20.1

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket

20.2

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, FOUR, short on the off stump, pulled away to deep mid wicket for a boundary

20.3

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run

20.4

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, no run, pushes to mid wicket

20.5

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, 1 run, outside the off stump, pushes to cover off the front foot

20.6

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, no run, on the leg stump and defends on the front foot

End of over 21 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 56/4
MRC Cranmer    7* (34b)      Azhar Attari    6-2-17-1
SPD Smith    17* (38b 3x4)     

21.1

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, 1 run, forces to mid wicket off the front foot

21.2

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, tries to cut and misses

21.3

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run

21.4

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, FOUR, fuller on the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives past mid off for a boundary

21.5

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

21.6

Imad Wasim to Cranmer, 1 run, on the middle and leg , drives to long on

End of over 22 (6 runs) Australia Under-19s 62/4
MRC Cranmer    12* (39b 1x4)      Imad Wasim    3-1-8-0
SPD Smith    18* (39b 3x4)     

22.1

Azhar Attari to Cranmer, OUT, Patience finally pays, in the sense that appealing from Pakistan gets a wicket as Cranmer does not even get a bat on it but is sent on his way back. Weird this

MRC Cranmer c †Ali Asad b Azhar Attari 12 (41b 1x4 0x6) SR: 29.26

22.2

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run

22.3

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run

22.4

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and defends back onto the pitch

22.5

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, left alone outside the off stump

22.6

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket

End of over 23 (wicket maiden) Australia Under-19s 62/5
JP Faulkner    0* (5b)      Azhar Attari    7-3-17-2
SPD Smith    18* (39b 3x4)     

23.1

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, lets it go

23.2

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, 1 run, on the off stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

23.3

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, gets a bottom edge onto the pitch

23.4

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump and lets it go

23.5

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, left alone again

23.6

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, 1 run, pushes to mid on for a single

End of over 24 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 64/5
JP Faulkner    1* (9b)      Imad Wasim    4-1-10-0
SPD Smith    19* (41b 3x4)     

24.1

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and drives to cover

24.2

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, on the off stump and swinging in, defends on the front foot

24.3

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, tries to cut and misses

24.4

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, outside the off stump, defends on the back foot to cover

24.5

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, 1 run, outside the off stump, drives to cover for a single

24.6

Azhar Attari to SPD Smith, 1 run, outside the off stump, drives to cover for a single

End of over 25 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 66/5
SPD Smith    20* (42b 3x4)      Azhar Attari    8-3-19-2
JP Faulkner    2* (14b)     

25.1

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, 1 run, on the leg stump, comes onto the front foot and pushes to mid wicket for a single

25.2

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

25.3

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, 1 run, on the leg stump and pushes to mid wicket

25.4

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

25.5

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run

25.6

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, outside the off stump, comes onto the front foot and defends

End of over 26 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 70/5
SPD Smith    22* (46b 3x4)      Imad Wasim    5-1-14-0
JP Faulkner    4* (16b)     

26.1

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run

26.2

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run

26.3

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run

26.4

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, pitching outside off,played towards the covers

26.5

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, defended on the front-foot to the off side

26.6

Azhar Attari to Faulkner, no run, pitching outside off,tries to drive but is beaten

End of over 27 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 70/5
JP Faulkner    4* (22b)      Azhar Attari    9-4-19-2
SPD Smith    22* (46b 3x4)     

27.1

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, no run, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

27.2

Imad Wasim to SPD Smith, OUT, that's another wicket, and this is the important one of Smith, flat arm-ball, sharp spin from Imad, Smith tries to drive across the line but is beaten by the turn, struck on the pads and that's in front, big appeal goes up and the umpire has no hesitation, Pakistan on a roll here

SPD Smith lbw b Imad Wasim 22 (47b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.80

James Pattinson is the new man in

27.3

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, 1 run, down the leg side and turned away for a single

27.4

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, no run, flat again, pushed to the on side

27.5

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, no run, fine change of pace from Imad, quick and on middle, pushed back to the bowler

27.6

Imad Wasim to Faulkner, OUT, and what a beauty, round the legs this time, tossed up on middle and leg and the batsman has no chance while shuffling across for the sweep, that was coming in and rattles the timber, Imad is unstoppable now, a place in the semi-finals beckons

JP Faulkner b Imad Wasim 4 (25b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.00

End of over 28 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 71/7
     Imad Wasim    6-1-15-2
JL Pattinson    1* (1b)     

Jeremy Smith is the new man in

28.1

Azhar Attari to Pattinson, no run, pushed to mid-off

28.2

Azhar Attari to Pattinson, no run, short of a length and tapped to the off side

28.3

Azhar Attari to Pattinson, no run, keeps low this time, outside off and dies on its way to the keeper

28.4

Azhar Attari to Pattinson, no run, short of a length, defended cautiously to mid-off

28.5

Azhar Attari to Pattinson, FOUR, yorker length ball on off, a bit of swing into the batsman, goes for the drive and is lucky to get an inside edge that races past the stumps for four, that was streaky

28.6

Azhar Attari to Pattinson, no run, good-length ball on the pads, pushed to mid-on

End of over 29 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 75/7
JL Pattinson    5* (7b 1x4)      Azhar Attari    10-4-23-2
JS Smith    0* (0b)     

29.1

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, tossed up outside off, defended to the off side

29.2

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, full and quick, driven confidently towards cover

29.3

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, slower this time, tossed up a bit more, turning away, well left

29.4

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, tossed up again, lovely change of pace, defended back to the bowler

29.5

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, keeping low, cut away

29.6

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, played back to the bowler.

End of over 30 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 75/7
JS Smith    0* (6b)      Imad Wasim    7-2-15-2
JL Pattinson    5* (7b 1x4)     

Ahmed Shahzad comes onto bowl

30.1

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, tosses it outside the off stump, driven down the ground to long off.

30.2

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, pushes to the onside.

30.3

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, good delivery bit quicker, pitches on the leg stump and straightens, that was a good shout for lbw, turned down.

30.4

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, spins away after pitching outside the off stump.

30.5

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, 1 run, moves forward and pushes down the ground to long off.

30.6

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, no run, moves forward and works to the onside.

End of over 31 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 77/7
JL Pattinson    6* (9b 1x4)      Ahmed Shehzad    1-0-2-0
JS Smith    1* (10b)     

31.1

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, too wide outside the off stump, lets it go.

31.2

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, 1 run, tossed up bit full, driven to mid-on, good fielding diving to his right.

31.3

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

31.4

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, 1 run, full toss driven to extra cover.

31.5

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, bit quicker of the track, gets the outside edge to short thirdman.

31.6

Imad Wasim to JS Smith, no run, moves forward and pushes to point.

End of over 32 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 79/7
JS Smith    2* (14b)      Imad Wasim    8-2-17-2
JL Pattinson    7* (11b 1x4)     

32.1

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long on.

32.2

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, full delivery driven back to the bowler.

32.3

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long on.

32.4

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, no run, defends on the back foot to the onside.

32.5

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, full toss driven to wide long off.

32.6

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, FOUR, hit well down the ground, lofts it high in the air, one bounce to the long off boundary.

Time for drinks.

End of over 33 (7 runs) Australia Under-19s 86/7
JS Smith    7* (17b 1x4)      Ahmed Shehzad    2-0-9-0
JL Pattinson    9* (14b 1x4)     

33.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, driven to wide mid-on for a single.

33.2

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, 1 run, moves forward and drives down the ground to long off.

33.3

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, driven to the off side.

33.4

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long off.

33.5

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, no run, inside edge as he pushes at it outside the off stump.

33.6

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, 1 run, one more run milked down the ground.

The ball has been changed after 34 overs.

End of over 34 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 90/7
JS Smith    9* (20b 1x4)      Umar Akmal    1-0-4-0
JL Pattinson    11* (17b 1x4)     

34.1

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, moves forward and defends to cover.

34.2

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, 1 run, hits it in the air, the ball lands safely and goes to long off.

34.3

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

34.4

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, bad delivery tossed up down the leg side, swept to fine leg.

34.5

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, plays it back to the bowler.

34.6

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

End of over 35 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 92/7
JS Smith    10* (24b 1x4)      Ahmed Shehzad    3-0-11-0
JL Pattinson    12* (19b 1x4)     

35.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, on a yorker length, pushes square of the wicket on the off side.

35.2

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, cuts to short thirdman but cannot get the single.

35.3

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side, Akmal moves across to field the ball.

35.4

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, moves back and cuts to deep-point.

35.5

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

35.6

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, no run, moves forward and drives to extra cover.

End of over 36 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 93/7
JS Smith    10* (26b 1x4)      Umar Akmal    2-0-5-0
JL Pattinson    13* (23b 1x4)     

36.1

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 2 wides, plays and misses down the leg side, signaled a wide.

36.1

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, moves forward and pushes to cover.

36.2

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, no run, defends on the front foot square of the wicket on the off side.

The field on the onside inside the circle is vacant, all the fielders on the fence, rather unusual field after Pakistan are on top.

36.3

Ahmed Shehzad to JS Smith, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the onside.

36.4

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, no run, comes forward and defends to point

36.5

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, no run, pushes to the onside.

36.6

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, no run, works to the onside.

End of over 37 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 96/7
JL Pattinson    13* (26b 1x4)      Ahmed Shehzad    4-0-14-0
JS Smith    11* (29b 1x4)     

37.1

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, no run, was looking for the big shot but then checks his shot and defends to the off side.

37.2

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, no run, defends on the front foot back to the bowler.

37.3

Umar Akmal to JS Smith, OUT, cleans him up, it was the quicker delivery, Smith plays around it and the ball knocks the stumps.

JS Smith b Umar Akmal 11 (32b 1x4 0x6) SR: 34.37

Rose is the new batsman

37.4

Umar Akmal to Rose, 1 run, moves back and works it to fine leg.

37.5

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, works it through midwicket for a single.

37.6

Umar Akmal to Rose, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 38 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 99/8
CA Rose    2* (2b)      Umar Akmal    3-0-8-1
JL Pattinson    14* (27b 1x4)     

38.1

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off, brings up the 100 for Australia.

38.2

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 2 runs, squeezes it down to thirdman of the outside edge.

38.3

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, was looking to sweep it square of the wicket, the ball goes down to fine leg.

38.4

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, no run, pushes to the onside, keeper out of his blocks quickly.

38.5

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, no run, moves forward and looks to defend, spins away to beat the bat.

38.6

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, no run, under-edges as he looks to cut.

End of over 39 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 103/8
CA Rose    3* (6b)      Ahmed Shehzad    5-0-18-0
JL Pattinson    17* (29b 1x4)     

39.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, moves back and cuts to point.

39.2

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, played back down the track.

39.3

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, dropped! cuts in the air behind point, the fielder drops it as he dives to his left.

39.4

Umar Akmal to Rose, no run

39.5

Umar Akmal to Rose, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

39.6

Umar Akmal to Rose, 1 run, driven to mid-off.

End of over 40 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 105/8
CA Rose    4* (9b)      Umar Akmal    4-0-10-1
JL Pattinson    18* (32b 1x4)     

40.1

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

40.2

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

40.3

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, no run, cuts to backward point.

40.4

Ahmed Shehzad to Rose, 1 run, OUT, run out pushes square of the wicket on the onside, coming back for the second run, the throw comes in to the keeper, who gets rid of the bails, referred to third umpire, Rose is just short of the crease and he has to go.

CA Rose run out 6 (12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

40.5

Ahmed Shehzad to Hazlewood, 1 run, plays to sweeper cover for a single to get off the mark.

40.6

Ahmed Shehzad to Pattinson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 41 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 110/9
JL Pattinson    20* (34b 1x4)      Ahmed Shehzad    6-0-23-0
JR Hazlewood    1* (1b)     

41.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, cuts to backward point.

41.2

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, moves forward and defends to the bowler.

41.3

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and plays to short thirdman.

41.4

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, no run, moves forward and pushes to mid-off.

41.5

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, no run, moves forward and defends with an angled bat to the off side.

41.6

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, 2 runs, driven through the off side to the sweeper cover for a single.

End of over 42 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 113/9
JR Hazlewood    3* (4b)      Umar Akmal    5-0-13-1
JL Pattinson    21* (37b 1x4)     

Imad Wasim comes back.

42.1

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, moves forward and defends to the off side.

42.2

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, sweeps and misses, the ball strikes the pad just outside the line of the off stump.

42.3

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, plays to the onside.

42.4

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the off side.

42.5

Imad Wasim to Hazlewood, no run, moves forward and drives, misses it.

42.6

Imad Wasim to Hazlewood, no run, moves forward and defends to the onside.

End of over 43 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 114/9
JR Hazlewood    3* (6b)      Imad Wasim    9-2-18-2
JL Pattinson    22* (41b 1x4)     

43.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, pushes to the vacant onside for a single.

43.2

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

43.3

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, no run, moves back and cuts to point.

43.4

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep-midwicket.

43.5

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

43.6

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, no run, driven to the off side on the front foot but straight to the fielder.

End of over 44 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 117/9
JR Hazlewood    4* (10b)      Umar Akmal    6-0-16-1
JL Pattinson    24* (43b 1x4)     

This is Imad Wasim's final over.

44.1

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

44.2

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, driven to the off side.

44.3

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, no run, sweeps from outside the off stump to square leg, wonderful fielding moving to his right.

44.4

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, 2 runs, good shot, cuts late down to thirdman to pick up couple of runs.

44.5

Imad Wasim to Pattinson, 1 run, moves forward and pushes to the off side.

44.6

Imad Wasim to Hazlewood, no run, looking to drive through the off side, the ball takes the inside of the bat and goes to the onside.

That ends a wonderful spell of bowling from Imad Wasim, 21 runs for 2 wickets in his 10 overs.

End of over 45 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 120/9
JR Hazlewood    4* (11b)      Imad Wasim    10-2-21-2
JL Pattinson    27* (48b 1x4)     

45.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, pushes to the off side.

45.2

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, cuts to the fielder on the off side, unable to find the gap.

45.3

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off for a single.

45.4

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, 1 run, works to the onside for a single.

45.5

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, no run, pushes it back to the bowler.

45.6

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, squeezes it off his pads behind the wicket on the onside.

End of over 46 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 123/9
JL Pattinson    29* (53b 1x4)      Umar Akmal    7-0-19-1
JR Hazlewood    5* (12b)     

15 runs partnership for the final wicket so far. Adil Raza comes back.

46.1

Adil Raza to Pattinson, 2 runs, chips it in the air over midwicket to the deep for couple of runs.

46.2

Adil Raza to Pattinson, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on for a single.

46.3

Adil Raza to Hazlewood, no run, stands in the crease and defends to the off side.

46.4

Adil Raza to Hazlewood, no run, defends to the off side.

46.5

Adil Raza to Hazlewood, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

46.6

Adil Raza to Pattinson, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and runs it down to thirdman for a single.

End of over 47 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 128/9
JL Pattinson    33* (56b 1x4)      Adil Raza    8-1-26-3
JR Hazlewood    6* (15b)     

47.1

Umar Akmal to Pattinson, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

47.2

Umar Akmal to Hazlewood, OUT, inside edges onto the stumps as he looks to work it to the onside.

JR Hazlewood b Umar Akmal 6 (16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Innings break: Australia have been bowled out for 129. Adil Raza bowled well destroying the top-order. The Pakistan bowlers struck to their task and did very well to restrict Australia to this score. The target looks easy but nothing is certain in cricket. Please join us for the run chase in 30 minutes.

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Feb 25, 2008

The dejected Australian team after the match, Australia Under-19s v Pakistan U-19s, Under-19 World Cup quarter-finals, Kuala Lumpur, February 25, 2008

The dejected Australian team after the match

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Pakistan players meet their fans after the match

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