ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

1.1

Tait to Salman Butt, 1 run, slings it full outside off, Salman reaches out to squeeze it away off the edge to left of second slip who gets a hand on it .. It was all along the ground btw

1.4

Tait to Salman Butt, no run, yet another short delivery. This time its Salman who ducks. Two bouncers already in this over.

1.5

Tait to Salman Butt, 1 wide, And the third one arrives. This one sails high over Salman. Wide. Nannes hit the full length. Tait is bowling short.

1.5

Tait to Salman Butt, no run, lands this one on a length on the off and middle line, Salman pushed out to the off side

1.6

Tait to Salman Butt, no run, full again this time, Salman leans forward to defend it to the off side. he was late in getting forward.

Pakistan 3/0   Salman Butt 1* (4b)

3.1

Tait to Salman Butt, no run, fullish, around the off stump line, pushed out to covers

3.2

Tait to Salman Butt, no run, full and well outside off stump, the keeper collects. Must have been borderline wide call

3.3

Tait to Salman Butt, FOUR, he presses back, waits for the back of length delivery to arrive outside off and uses that bottom-hand of his to almost wrist it through cover point. Shot!

3.4

Tait to Salman Butt, FOUR, Thump! Immense fun this. It was slightly short in length outside off and Salman plays a cracking square cut

3.5

Tait to Salman Butt, 1 run, on the middle and leg, at the body, clipped to square-leg

Pakistan 23/0   Salman Butt 10* (9b 2x4)

4.1

Johnson to Salman Butt, no run, full in length on the middle, tapped to the on side

4.2

Johnson to Salman Butt, no run, drama in the zone just outside off stump, Salman tries to run it down to third man but doesn't connect. it appears, had actually edged it to the keeper. But there was no appeal! TV replays show a nick!

4.3

Johnson to Salman Butt, FOUR, Loverly shot there! Salman sashays down the track and blasts the shortish delivery outside off to point boundary. Imperious!

4.4

Johnson to Salman Butt, no run, on the stumps, fuller, pushed out to the off side

4.5

Johnson to Salman Butt, 1 run, leans forward to drive to deep cover

Pakistan 32/0   Salman Butt 15* (14b 3x4)

5.1

Watson to Salman Butt, no run

5.2

Watson to Salman Butt, 2 runs, shovels this one over midwicket .. he was trying to pull but didn't connect all that well

5.3

Watson to Salman Butt, 1 wide, bouncer just outside leg stump, Butt goes down under

5.3

Watson to Salman Butt, 2 runs, charges down the track and flays it over extra cover... Butt showing lots of intent

5.4

Watson to Salman Butt, 1 run, works this one through the on side

5.6

Watson to Salman Butt, 1 run, full in length on the leg stump line, flicked wide of mid-on

Pakistan 40/0   Salman Butt 21* (19b 3x4)

6.1

Smith to Salman Butt, 1 run, Swept ala Chanderpaul there if you know what i mean. Will get a single

Pakistan 41/0   Salman Butt 22* (20b 3x4)

7.1

Johnson to Salman Butt, FOUR, Australia look stunned here. Mitch is shaking his head. Clarke stares ahead. THe pakistan dug out has come alive. IT was a short delivery outside off, Butt stays adjacent to the line, opens his bat-face and slashes it through the vacant slip region

7.2

Johnson to Salman Butt, 1 run, works this one past point

Pakistan 60/0   Salman Butt 27* (22b 4x4)

8.4

Watson to Salman Butt, 1 run, slower one on the middle, Salman swats this one to midwicket

Pakistan 73/0   Salman Butt 28* (23b 4x4)

9.1

Johnson to Salman Butt, no run, full delivery ,driven down the pitch and the bowler gets an hand to it and stops

9.2

Johnson to Salman Butt, 1 run, around the off stump line, pushed out to cover point

9.5

Johnson to Salman Butt, 1 wide, pushes this one down the leg side

9.5

Johnson to Salman Butt, 1 run, around the off stump, Salman uses the bottom-hand to almost cut it from the off stump to third man

Pakistan 84/1   Salman Butt 30* (26b 4x4)

10.2

DJ Hussey to Salman Butt, 1 run, from round the stumps, on the middle stump line, driven to sweeper cover

10.5

DJ Hussey to Salman Butt, no run, again drives inside-out but straight to cover

10.6

DJ Hussey to Salman Butt, 1 run, full , almost on the blockhole, dug out to short third man

Pakistan 89/1   Salman Butt 32* (29b 4x4)

11.1

Smith to Salman Butt, OUT, Warner again. The openers are gone now. Salman went down on his knee to swing it over square-leg but found the man in the deep. Warner moved to his left to take a running catch. Australia trying their best to get back

Salman Butt c Warner b Smith 32 (48m 30b 4x4 0x6) SR: 106.66

Pakistan 89/2   Salman Butt 32 (30b 4x4)
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Photos

May 14, 2010

Michael Hussey hugs Mitchell Johnson after the win, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd semi-final, ICC World Twenty20, St Lucia, May 14, 2010

Michael Hussey hugs Mitchell Johnson after the win

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May 14, 2010

Michael Clarke directs traffic in the field, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd semi-final, ICC World Twenty20, St Lucia, May 14, 2010

Michael Clarke directs traffic in the field

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