ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

9.6

Johnson to Umar Akmal, 1 run, full in length, on the middle, on driven to long-on

Pakistan 85/1   Umar Akmal 1* (1b)

10.1

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 1 run, leans forward to flick this one past square-leg

10.3

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, no run, gets forward to push this one to cover

10.4

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 1 run, moves down the track and drives to long-off

Pakistan 88/1   Umar Akmal 3* (4b)

11.2

Smith to Umar Akmal, FOUR, Smashed! What a thumping slog sweep. He cleared the front foot and crashed it to the cow corner

11.3

Smith to Umar Akmal, 1 run, plays the sweep more delicately, more softly this time to get a single

11.5

Smith to Umar Akmal, 1 run, full and outside off stump, almost flat bats it sweeper cover. Much like how Kamran would have played

Pakistan 96/2   Umar Akmal 9* (7b 1x4)

12.2

Nannes to Umar Akmal, 1 run, full pitched on the middle stump line, worked through midwicket

12.4

Nannes to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, full, very full on the middle and leg, Umar leans across to take it on the full and plays a paddle scoop over short fine-leg for couple of runs

12.5

Nannes to Umar Akmal, 1 run, some width on offer outside off stump, Umar throws his bat at it and slices it to third man

Pakistan 104/2   Umar Akmal 13* (10b 1x4)

13.2

Tait to Umar Akmal, 4 byes, Yorker that goes for four byes! It swung in late and went between the legs of Umar and flies to the left of Haddin who dives but can't reach

13.3

Tait to Umar Akmal, no run, slips in a slower one this time and it has been swatted down the track

13.4

Tait to Umar Akmal, 1 run, full toss on the middle, picked away towards deep midwicket. Umar must feel he has missed out there.

Pakistan 111/2   Umar Akmal 14* (13b 1x4)

14.1

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 1 run, driven to long-off where Warner stops

14.3

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, plays the reverse sweep and gets it to third man regio nfor couple of runs

14.4

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 1 run, reaches forward to drive to long-off for a single

14.6

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, no run, David Hussey is the surprise package here. Another tight over. Full and almost on the yorker length outside off, tries to square drive and is beaten

Pakistan 118/3   Umar Akmal 18* (17b 1x4)

15.2

Clarke to Umar Akmal, 1 run, slows up the pace, floats a dipping full toss, flat-batted to long-off

15.4

Clarke to Umar Akmal, 1 leg bye, tries to turn it to square-leg region, misses and it bounds off the pad

Pakistan 122/3   Umar Akmal 19* (19b 1x4)

16.1

Nannes to Umar Akmal, SIX, Good bye! That's a crunching six. Umar clears the front foot and knives through the line. What a hit. The ball flew over wide long-on boundary

16.2

Nannes to Umar Akmal, FOUR, Aaha! The paddle-shot! He leans across to paddle scoop it over short fine-leg boundary! Kamran jumps out from his seat in the dug out! Immense fun!

16.3

Nannes to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, Gully cricket hit! He moved away and it was the bouncer and he took his eyes off the ball, weaved away from the line of fire and flat-batted it to wide long-on! Like a forehand slap across the court

16.4

Nannes to Umar Akmal, no run, full in length and outside off, Umar goes after it but doesn;t make contact

16.5

Nannes to Umar Akmal, 1 run, fullish around the off stump, he reaches out to swat it over the bowler's head!

Pakistan 145/3   Umar Akmal 32* (24b 2x4 1x6)

17.1

Johnson to Umar Akmal, SIX, Meaty crunchy blow. What a talent. A spine-tingling excitement. Mitch hurls it on the middle and Umar pulls it away to the midwicket boundary

17.2

Johnson to Umar Akmal, 4 byes, shuffles to the off stump and tries to swing across the line and misses the slow off cutter. So does Brad Haddin. He was called Bad Hands by some early in his career.

17.3

Johnson to Umar Akmal, SIX, Fabulicious! Mitch just puts his head down and walks back quickly. It was the bouncer and Umar was on the front foot but goes through with the swivel pull shot and the white ball flies over backward square-leg boundary

17.4

Johnson to Umar Akmal, 1 run, yorker length, dug out to the off side for a single

17.6

Johnson to Umar Akmal, SIX, Kamran is screaming! The Pak fans are dancing. And Umar is indulging himself imperiously in the middle. What an knock. He cleared the front foot and crashed the ball over wide midwicket boundary. 50 up! What a little gem of an knock.

Pakistan 169/4   Umar Akmal 51* (29b 2x4 4x6)

18.2

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 1 run, really full outside off, pushed through mid-off for a single

18.4

DJ Hussey to Umar Akmal, 1 run, swung to long-on for a single

Pakistan 180/4   Umar Akmal 53* (31b 2x4 4x6)

19.2

Tait to Umar Akmal, 1 run, lovely yorker on the middle and leg, just about squeezed out to the off side for a single. Two balls for two runs so far.

19.4

Tait to Umar Akmal, 1 bye, The slower one this time ... Umar moves to the off side and tries to paddle scoop it but doesn't connect .. and they repeat what they did last ball - run a bye

19.5

Tait to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, full toss outside off stump, slashed to deep point region where Warner rushes to make the stop.

19.6

Tait to Umar Akmal, OUT, Misbah is run out almost yorker length delivery,mistimed to the bowler.. Misbah had charged across, Umar stays there and puts his head down .. And Mitch does the rest.

Misbah-ul-Haq run out 0 (1m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

Pakistan 191/6   Umar Akmal 56* (35b 2x4 4x6)
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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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