ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

12.4

Abdur Rehman to MEK Hussey, no run, turns in from outside off, dabbed down the track

12.5

Abdur Rehman to MEK Hussey, 1 run, pushes this one to point for a single

Australia 106/5   MEK Hussey 1* (2b)

14.1

Abdur Rehman to MEK Hussey, no run, goes for the forcing shot to the on side but makes no contact. Kamran collects.

14.2

Abdur Rehman to MEK Hussey, 1 run, stays back to clip this to short fine-leg region ..

14.6

Abdur Rehman to MEK Hussey, 1 run, goes back to turn it to the on side for a single

Australia 122/5   MEK Hussey 3* (5b)

15.1

Shahid Afridi to MEK Hussey, 1 leg bye, outside off stump, chopped away square of the wicket

15.3

Shahid Afridi to MEK Hussey, no run, slows up the pace, Hussey is through with the pull shot and is hit on the body

15.4

Shahid Afridi to MEK Hussey, SIX, Thump! Afridi drops it short and on the leg stump line and Michael pulls it to perfection!

15.5

Shahid Afridi to MEK Hussey, SIX, The drama continues here at St Lucia. Immense fun. Another short delivery from Afridi which is a surprise. Another fab pull shot from Hussey which is not a surprise. The game remains alive.

15.6

Shahid Afridi to MEK Hussey, no run, slider on the leg stump line, rolls off the pad to the on side

Australia 136/5   MEK Hussey 15* (10b 2x6)

16.2

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, 1 wide, pressure. Pushes this one down the leg side for a wide.

16.2

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, 1 run, goes for the yorker, ends up as a low full toss on middle and leg, flicked away but there is a man in the deep. Just a single.

Australia 139/5   MEK Hussey 16* (11b 2x6)

17.4

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, SIX, Ajmal drifts to the leg side and Hussey jumps at the opportunity. He was well inside the crease and swings it over backward square-leg boundary

17.5

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, really full delivery, squeezed out to the empty spaces in midwicket. They run really hard. And will collect two runs.

17.6

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, 1 leg bye, full delivery, Hussey tries to heave it to the on side but doesn't connect. A leg bye will give him the strike though

Australia 158/7   MEK Hussey 24* (14b 3x6)

18.1

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, FOUR, Four of the first ball. Hussey leans across, waits for the fulll ball to arrive and paddles it to the fine-leg boundary. Icy cool.

18.2

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, full pitched outside off, driven to Umar at long-off .. they turn for the second run. Umar fires the throw to Aamer who breaks the stumps. The call is referred upstairs. Mitch dives to get back in the crease in time.

18.3

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, 2 leg byes, tries to repeat the paddle shot that he attempted the first ball .. this time he doesn't connect properly.. the ball rolls away to third man ..

18.4

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, Kamran is screaming away out there..he wants the throw ...this one was heaved away towards long-on .. and they will take the second run. Pretty comfortable run actually.

18.5

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, 2 runs, backs away even as he gets down the track and drives to right of Umar at long-off. Two more.

18.6

Mohammad Amir to MEK Hussey, FOUR, Very important delivery in the context of the game and Hussey keeps Australia alive with a four. It was the low dipping full toss, attempted yorker, .. Hussey had moved down the track, collected it on the full and dragged it to left of deep midwicket .. Mis bah rushes and throws in a dive but ends up dragging the ball with him over the boundary/.

Australia 174/7   MEK Hussey 38* (20b 2x4 3x6)

19.2

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, SIX, What a thunderous wallop. Tonked! Ajmal drops it short and Hussey waits before he plays a crunching pull shot. IT's a six!

19.3

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, SIX, OMG! It's a six! Fabulicious! Stunning! What a strike. What drama! This time he went down on his knee to swing it over long-on for a glorious six!

19.4

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, FOUR, Absolutely crunched! And the scores are level! Unbelievable scenes here. Michael Hussey you beauty! What immense drama here. It was a length delivery outside off stump, Huseey slashed out at it and edges it past backward point fielder . IT went over the leaping fielder. It was that close. It was that dramatic.

19.5

Saeed Ajmal to MEK Hussey, SIX, Australianism prevails! What a great dramatic game this has been. Goose bumps! What a heartbreak for Pakistan. Michael Hussey has played like a dream. Whaddaplaayaaaa! He finished the game with yet another big hit. This is the Twenty20 innings of his lifetime. And what a way to finish it in style. He cleared the front foot and swung the ball over long-on. The while ball disappeared beyond the boundary. The Australian dug out erupted in joy. The Pakistani camp is stunned. U N B E L I E V A B L E. Hussey is mobbed by his team-mates. Clarke envelops him with a hug. The entire squad is out there on the ground. Take a bow Michael Hussey. Respect.

Australia 197/7   MEK Hussey 60* (24b 3x4 6x6)
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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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