World T20 Warm-up Matches, New Zealand v Pakistan at Dhaka, Mar 17, 2014
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (neutral venue)
17 March 2014 - day/night match (20-over match)

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the Warm-up match between New Zealand and Pakistan. New Zealand won the toss and they will bat first.

How does the pitch look today, pitch report: Dry grass, few cracks, a dry wicket, expecting a lot of turn and runs.

0.1

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, no run, stays back and punches to mid-off.

0.2

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, 1 wide, down the leg side and signaled a wide.

0.2

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, 1 run, cuts to point and well fielded there but can't prevent the single.

0.3

Sohail Tanvir to Williamson, 1 run, works to square leg and picks up a single.

0.4

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, 1 run, punches to the left of mid-off and picks up another single.

0.5

Sohail Tanvir to Williamson, no run, worked to the onside.

0.6

Sohail Tanvir to Williamson, 1 wide, another wide delivery down the leg side.

0.6

Sohail Tanvir to Williamson, FOUR, short ball pulled away behind square leg to the fence.

End of over 1 (9 runs) New Zealand 9/0

    • KS Williamson 5 (3b 1x4)
    • MJ Guptill 2 (3b)
    • Sohail Tanvir 1-0-9-0

Talha to share the attack.

1.1

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, 1 wide, starts off with a wide down the leg side.

1.1

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, 1 wide, another one going down the leg side.

1.1

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, 1 run, tucks it behind square leg and picks up a single.

1.2

Mohammad Talha to Williamson, no run, off the pad and to the keeper.

1.3

Mohammad Talha to Williamson, no run, goes after a delivery that moves away after pitching and gets beaten.

1.4

Mohammad Talha to Williamson, 2 runs, works it through midwicket and picks up couple of runs.

1.5

Mohammad Talha to Williamson, OUT, Williamson falls, hits in the air to mid-on and Bilawal takes the catch. Pakistan strike early.

KS Williamson c Bilawal Bhatti b Mohammad Talha 7 (11m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

McCullum comes in.

1.6

Mohammad Talha to BB McCullum, no run, pushes to cover.

End of over 2 (5 runs) New Zealand 14/1

    • BB McCullum 0 (1b)
    • MJ Guptill 3 (4b)
    • Mohammad Talha 1-0-5-1
    • Sohail Tanvir 1-0-9-0
2.1

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, no run, pushes to the onside to mid-on.

2.2

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, 1 run, clips it off his legs to deep backward square leg.

2.3

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side to extra cover.

2.4

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, SIX, stays back and pulls well high in the air over the midwicket fence for a big six into the stands.

2.5

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, 1 run, pushes to mid-off for a tight single.

2.6

Sohail Tanvir to Guptill, 1 run, plays with soft hands to mid-off and another quick single.

End of over 3 (9 runs) New Zealand 23/1

    • MJ Guptill 5 (7b)
    • BB McCullum 7 (4b 1x6)
    • Sohail Tanvir 2-0-18-0
    • Mohammad Talha 1-0-5-1
3.1

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, SIX, hits it high over the long on fence for a six. Guptill now.

3.2

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, 1 wide, down the leg side.

3.2

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, 1 wide, short down the leg side, another wide.

3.2

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, no run, stays back and defends to the onside.

3.3

Mohammad Talha to Guptill, OUT, pitches and comes in, Guptill moved across, struck in front of the wickets, loud appeal and given. Replay shows going down the leg side.

MJ Guptill lbw b Mohammad Talha 11 (21m 10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 110.00

Ross Taylor walks in

3.4

Mohammad Talha to Taylor, no run, coming in and pushes to mid-on.

3.5

Mohammad Talha to Taylor, no run, turned away to the onside.

3.6

Mohammad Talha to Taylor, 2 runs, pushes down the track past the bowler to the deep.

End of over 4 (10 runs) New Zealand 33/2

    • LRPL Taylor 2 (3b)
    • BB McCullum 7 (4b 1x6)
    • Mohammad Talha 2-0-15-2
    • Sohail Tanvir 2-0-18-0

Zulfiqar Babar comes on

4.1

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, SIX, goes all the way, down the track and hits it high over the wide long on fence.

4.2

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, no run, mistimes the shot behind the wicket on the onside.

4.3

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, no run, pushes to mid-on.

4.4

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, 2 runs, down the track and miscues it high in the air over extra cover, lands safely.

4.5

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, no run, a leading edge to the off side.

4.6

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, no run, pushes to the off side to extra cover.

End of over 5 (8 runs) New Zealand 41/2

    • BB McCullum 15 (10b 2x6)
    • LRPL Taylor 2 (3b)
    • Zulfiqar Babar 1-0-8-0
    • Mohammad Talha 2-0-15-2

Ajmal comes on.

5.1

Saeed Ajmal to Taylor, no run, pushes to the onside, the fielder at midwicket does well.

5.2

Saeed Ajmal to Taylor, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

5.3

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, 1 leg bye, reverse sweeps and misses, strikes the pad outside the line.

5.4

Saeed Ajmal to Taylor, no run, the doosra, Taylor lets it go.

5.5

Saeed Ajmal to Taylor, no run, works to the onside to midwicket.

5.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taylor, 1 wide, spins down the leg side.

5.6

Saeed Ajmal to Taylor, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

End of over 6 (4 runs) New Zealand 45/2

    • LRPL Taylor 4 (8b)
    • BB McCullum 15 (11b 2x6)
    • Saeed Ajmal 1-0-3-0
    • Zulfiqar Babar 1-0-8-0
6.1

Zulfiqar Babar to Taylor, 1 run, turns it around to deep backward square leg.

6.2

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, 1 run, this time sweeps along the ground to deep backward square leg.

6.3

Zulfiqar Babar to Taylor, 1 run, works it through midwicket for a single.

6.4

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, 1 run, backs away and cuts to the sweeper on the off side.

6.5

Zulfiqar Babar to Taylor, no run, punches it back down the track.

6.6

Zulfiqar Babar to Taylor, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 7 (5 runs) New Zealand 50/2

    • LRPL Taylor 7 (12b)
    • BB McCullum 17 (13b 2x6)
    • Zulfiqar Babar 2-0-13-0
    • Saeed Ajmal 1-0-3-0

Here is Umar Gul

7.1

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, plays with an angled bat to point.

7.2

Umar Gul to Taylor, no run, mistimes the drive back to the bowler.

7.3

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

7.4

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long on.

7.5

Umar Gul to Taylor, 1 run, one more single down to long on.

7.6

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets it to the sweeper on the off side.

End of over 8 (4 runs) New Zealand 54/2

    • BB McCullum 19 (15b 2x6)
    • LRPL Taylor 9 (16b)
    • Umar Gul 1-0-4-0
    • Zulfiqar Babar 2-0-13-0
8.1

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, SIX, down the track and hits it high over the fence at extra cover for a six.

8.2

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, no run, plays with angled bat to point.

8.3

Zulfiqar Babar to BB McCullum, 1 run, pushes to the onside for a single.

8.4

Zulfiqar Babar to Taylor, no run, checks his stroke and pushes it back to the bowler.

8.5

Zulfiqar Babar to Taylor, OUT, goes down on one knee and swings in the air to deep midwicket and Bhatti near the boundary ropes, takes the catch.

LRPL Taylor c Bilawal Bhatti b Zulfiqar Babar 9 (22m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

8.6

Zulfiqar Babar to Munro, SIX, reverse sweeps first ball over the cover boundary for a six, that was a good surprise.

End of over 9 (13 runs) New Zealand 67/3

    • C Munro 6 (1b 1x6)
    • BB McCullum 26 (18b 3x6)
    • Zulfiqar Babar 3-0-26-1
    • Umar Gul 1-0-4-0
9.1

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, no run, played back to the bowler.

9.2

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, no run, down the track and gets too close to the ball, mistimes to mid-off.

9.3

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, 1 run, punches to the off side.

9.4

Umar Gul to Munro, no run

9.5

Umar Gul to Munro, no run, inside edges to the off side.

9.6

Umar Gul to Munro, no run, full delivery driven to mid-off.

End of over 10 (1 run) New Zealand 68/3

    • C Munro 6 (4b 1x6)
    • BB McCullum 27 (21b 3x6)
    • Umar Gul 2-0-5-0
    • Zulfiqar Babar 3-0-26-1
10.1

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, 1 run, down the track and flicks it to deep backward square leg.

10.2

Saeed Ajmal to Munro, 1 run, chips it in the air through midwicket.

10.3

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, no run, swings and misses.

10.4

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, no run, moves back and works to the onside.

10.5

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, 2 runs, cuts it down to third man and picks up couple of runs.

10.6

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, no run, a leading edge almost carried back to the bowler.

End of over 11 (4 runs) New Zealand 72/3

    • BB McCullum 30 (26b 3x6)
    • C Munro 7 (5b 1x6)
    • Saeed Ajmal 2-0-7-0
    • Umar Gul 2-0-5-0

Bhatti comes on

11.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Munro, no run, swings across the line and misses it, strikes the pad, loud appeal turned down as the ball pitches outside the leg stump.

11.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Munro, FOUR, full delivery driven wide of mid-off to the fence for a boundary.

11.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Munro, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep square leg.

11.4

Bilawal Bhatti to BB McCullum, no run, uses his feet and misses the full ball, through to the keeper.

11.5

Bilawal Bhatti to BB McCullum, SIX, a wide high full toss, hits it high over the cover fence for a six.

11.6

Bilawal Bhatti to BB McCullum, no run, bit wide and McCullum goes down the track and misses it.

End of over 12 (11 runs) New Zealand 83/3

    • BB McCullum 36 (29b 4x6)
    • C Munro 12 (8b 1x4 1x6)
    • Bilawal Bhatti 1-0-11-0
    • Saeed Ajmal 2-0-7-0
12.1

Saeed Ajmal to Munro, SIX, switch hit and he gets it over the cover fence for another six.

12.2

Saeed Ajmal to Munro, no run, pushes to the off side to extra cover.

12.3

Saeed Ajmal to Munro, no run, goes for another switch hit, was the doosra, not picked by Munro, misses it.

12.4

Saeed Ajmal to Munro, 1 run, waits this time and cuts to the sweeper on the off side.

12.5

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump.

12.6

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, no run, pushes to the onside to midwicket.

End of over 13 (7 runs) New Zealand 90/3

    • BB McCullum 36 (31b 4x6)
    • C Munro 19 (12b 1x4 2x6)
    • Saeed Ajmal 3-0-14-0
    • Bilawal Bhatti 1-0-11-0
13.1

Bilawal Bhatti to Munro, no run, slower and shorter delivery, plays too early and misses it.

13.2

Bilawal Bhatti to Munro, (no ball) 1 run, wide high full toss, cut away in the air to the sweeper, signaled a no ball as it was waist high.

13.2

Bilawal Bhatti to BB McCullum, 1 run, full toss driven to extra cover.

13.3

Bilawal Bhatti to Munro, OUT, short ball pulled in the air straight to Maqsood at deep midwicket.

C Munro c Sohaib Maqsood b Bilawal Bhatti 20 (22m 15b 1x4 2x6) SR: 133.33

Here is Anderson.

13.4

Bilawal Bhatti to Anderson, 4 leg byes, short down the leg side and off the hip down to the fence.

13.5

Bilawal Bhatti to Anderson, no run, mistimes to mid-off.

13.6

Bilawal Bhatti to Anderson, 1 run, pushes to cover for a single.

End of over 14 (8 runs) New Zealand 98/4

    • CJ Anderson 1 (3b)
    • BB McCullum 37 (32b 4x6)
    • Bilawal Bhatti 2-0-15-1
    • Saeed Ajmal 3-0-14-0

Gul back on.

14.1

Umar Gul to Anderson, no run, turns it around to the onside to midwicket.

14.2

Umar Gul to Anderson, OUT, full and straight, Anderson misses it, the stumps rattled.

CJ Anderson b Umar Gul 1 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Ronchi in.

14.3

Umar Gul to Ronchi, no run, driven along the ground to extra cover.

14.4

Umar Gul to Ronchi, FOUR, good shot, picks up the short slower delivery and pulls it well in the gap to the backward square leg fence.

14.5

Umar Gul to Ronchi, FOUR, full toss on the legs and Ronchi gets it fine to the fence, bad delivery.

14.6

Umar Gul to Ronchi, OUT, good ball this time, nips in from outside the off stump and Ronchi is caught in the crease trying to work it through the onside, misses it and the sound of timber.

L Ronchi b Umar Gul 8 (3m 4b 2x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

End of over 15 (8 runs) New Zealand 106/6

    • BB McCullum 37 (32b 4x6)
    • Umar Gul 3-0-13-2
    • Bilawal Bhatti 2-0-15-1

Neesham is the new batsman. Tallah is back, to bowl to McCullum.

15.1

Mohammad Talha to BB McCullum, FOUR, uses his feet well and smashes it through extra cover to the fence for a boundary.

15.2

Mohammad Talha to BB McCullum, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long on.

15.3

Mohammad Talha to Neesham, 1 run, full on the legs and clipped to deep backward square leg.

15.4

Mohammad Talha to BB McCullum, 1 run, down the track and the ball was too full, mistimes through mid-off.

15.5

Mohammad Talha to Neesham, no run, plays with an angled bat behind point.

15.6

Mohammad Talha to Neesham, no run, gets it behind point to the fielder, can't get the runs.

End of over 16 (7 runs) New Zealand 113/6

    • JDS Neesham 1 (3b)
    • BB McCullum 43 (35b 1x4 4x6)
    • Mohammad Talha 3-0-22-2
    • Umar Gul 3-0-13-2

Ajmal is back.

16.1

Saeed Ajmal to BB McCullum, 1 run, stays back and pushes to the off side.

16.2

Saeed Ajmal to Neesham, OUT, misses the doosra and the stumps are pegged back.

JDS Neesham b Saeed Ajmal 1 (8m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Nathan McCullum is in, brothers in the middle.

16.3

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, no run, a leading edge to the off side, the doosra.

16.4

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, 2 runs, works it through the onside to deep square leg.

16.5

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, no run, defended to the onside.

16.6

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, 1 run, worked to the onside.

End of over 17 (4 runs) New Zealand 117/7

    • NL McCullum 3 (4b)
    • BB McCullum 44 (36b 1x4 4x6)
    • Saeed Ajmal 4-0-18-1
    • Mohammad Talha 3-0-22-2

Tanvir is back

17.1

Sohail Tanvir to NL McCullum, 1 run, coming in and plays behind the wicket on the off side.

17.2

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, 2 runs, slower delivery and Brendon plays softly to mid-on, they going for the second.

17.3

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, 1 wide, full and wide down the leg side from round the wicket.

17.3

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, FOUR, one bounce over the midwicket fence, was the short delivery and he pulls it high in the air, brings up his 50.

17.4

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, 1 run, works it through forward of square leg.

17.5

Sohail Tanvir to NL McCullum, OUT, edges and through to Kamran Akmal behind the wicket.

NL McCullum c †Kamran Akmal b Sohail Tanvir 4 (8m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Southee is the new batsman.

17.6

Sohail Tanvir to Southee, FOUR, gets it down to thirdman and Gul at the boundary line runs along and misses it, terrible fielding.

End of over 18 (13 runs) New Zealand 130/8

    • TG Southee 4 (1b 1x4)
    • BB McCullum 51 (39b 2x4 4x6)
    • Sohail Tanvir 3-0-31-1
    • Saeed Ajmal 4-0-18-1
18.1

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets it to short fine leg and a tight single.

18.2

Umar Gul to Southee, 1 run, mistimes the shot down the ground to long on.

18.3

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, no run, down the track and almost yorks himself.

18.4

Umar Gul to BB McCullum, 1 run, driven to extra cover and they pick up a single.

18.5

Umar Gul to Southee, no run, short delivery and Southee lets it go.

18.6

Umar Gul to Southee, OUT, keeps it full and strikes the base of the off stump as Southee looks to give himself some room. Gul gets his 3rd wicket.

TG Southee b Umar Gul 5 (7m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

End of over 19 (3 runs) New Zealand 133/9

    • BB McCullum 53 (42b 2x4 4x6)
    • Umar Gul 4-0-16-3
    • Sohail Tanvir 3-0-31-1

Hira in.

19.1

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, 1 run, plays through cover for a single.

19.2

Sohail Tanvir to Hira, 1 run, driven in the air to mid-off and drops just short of Talha.

19.3

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, FOUR, uses his feet and gets a thickish edge over the short third man down to the fence.

19.4

Sohail Tanvir to BB McCullum, 1 run, full delivery driven down the ground to long off.

19.5

Sohail Tanvir to Hira, FOUR, slower delivery hit in the air and gets it wide of mid-off to the fence.

19.6

Sohail Tanvir to Hira, 1 run, driven along the ground to long off.

New Zealand finish on 145 from their 20 overs, do join us for the chase after the break.

End of over 20 (12 runs) New Zealand 145/9

    • RM Hira 6 (3b 1x4)
    • BB McCullum 59 (45b 3x4 4x6)
    • Sohail Tanvir 4-0-43-1
    • Umar Gul 4-0-16-3
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