ICC World Twenty20, 13th Match, Group E: England v Pakistan at Bridgetown, May 6, 2010
ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group E
England won by 6 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados (neutral venue)
6 May 2010 (20-over match)

Swann to Umar Akmal, no run, Akmal starts calmly enough, watching this good ball carefully and pushing it towards short third man


Swann to Umar Akmal, no run, nicely bowled, flighted outside off invitingly, Akmal stretches and defends gently into the leg side


Swann to Umar Akmal, FOUR, top shot! Very good indeed, it was a fraction short outside off, Akmal got right back in his crease, waited, and then cut firmly down to the point boundary


Swann to Umar Akmal, 1 run, slightly short again, and worked away for a single

Pakistan 76/2   Umar Akmal 5* (4b 1x4)

Yardy to Umar Akmal, no run, well bowled and missed stumping, it was flighted outside off, Akmal skipped down and missed his leg-side flick but Kieswetter could not hold on


Yardy to Umar Akmal, 1 run, this time it's calmly clipped away for a single


Yardy to Umar Akmal, no run, lovely finish to the over, and Yardy has done very well here, full and flighted, spinning away past a flashing outside edge

Pakistan 78/4   Umar Akmal 6* (7b 1x4)

Swann to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, Akmal shapes very early to reverse sweep, connects well enough to collect a couple


Swann to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, good from Umar, getting deep into his crease to cut firmly a ball outside off down to the point boundary


Swann to Umar Akmal, 1 run, rotating the strike nicely, worked away to midwicket for one


Swann to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Akmal keeps the strike with a well-executed sweep shot, down to square leg

Pakistan 86/4   Umar Akmal 12* (11b 1x4)

Yardy to Umar Akmal, no run, a fraction short, attempted cut, not timed to point


Yardy to Umar Akmal, no run, good ball here, touch more air, Akmal defends


Yardy to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Akmal on the big sweep here, connects well enough to clear the infield and land one-bounce to deep midwicket


Yardy to Umar Akmal, no run, slung in low and fast, Akmal stretches and defends

Pakistan 88/4   Umar Akmal 13* (15b 1x4)

Broad to Umar Akmal, (no ball) 1 run, well, shortish and Akmal slaps an inelegant but effective enough pull shot down to long on, but, it's a no ball which means... free hit!


Broad to Umar Akmal, 1 run, fuller from Broad this time, Akmal gets low in his stance and swipes it from outside off down to long on for one

Pakistan 99/4   Umar Akmal 15* (17b 1x4)

Yardy to Umar Akmal, 1 run, not great from Akmal here, gets into position to sweep very early, so that when the ball lands well outside off all he can do is tap it tamely to short fine leg


Yardy to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Akmal looking for something expansive, swishing this away into midwicket but can't time it

Pakistan 102/4   Umar Akmal 17* (19b 1x4)

Swann to Umar Akmal, 1 run, Umar content to work the strike over to the danger man, Razzaq, just turning his wrists over the ball to send it to square leg


Swann to Umar Akmal, SIX, shot! Umar advances down the track and launches it over cow corner, simple and highly effective


Swann to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, good ball here, Akmal pushed it down to long on gently, and the throw came in, cannoned off the stumps and went for an overthrow. Swann looks furious

Pakistan 112/5   Umar Akmal 26* (22b 1x4 1x6)

Sidebottom to Umar Akmal, FOUR, outrageous shot, and very well done from Akmal. He gets down low and, watching the fine leg come up to the circle, dinks it over the fielder's head for a boundary


Sidebottom to Umar Akmal, no run, Sidebottom this time goes full, Akmal hung back and would have backed himself to smash it away back down the ground, but couldn't quite time it


Sidebottom to Umar Akmal, OUT, what a catch from Pietersen! Brilliant stuff, dug in short from Sidebottom, Akmal smashed it miles in the air down to deep midwicket, Pietersen running back and around from a straightish midwicket, stuck his hands out and snaffled an excellent take

Umar Akmal c Pietersen b Sidebottom 30 (29m 25b 2x4 1x6) SR: 120.00

Pakistan 118/6   Umar Akmal 30 (25b 2x4 1x6)





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