ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

2.4

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, no run, full in length outside off stump, pushed out to backward point

2.5

Mohammad Amir to Clarke, 1 run, works this wide of third man for a single

Australia 27/2   MJ Clarke 1* (2b)

3.5

Abdul Razzaq to Clarke, no run, It was a length delivery on the off stump line, he pushes it back to the bowler

3.6

Abdul Razzaq to Clarke, FOUR, What a shot! Clarke walked down the track, backed away slightly and punched it sweetly on the up and well to the left of mid-off

Australia 35/2   MJ Clarke 5* (4b 1x4)

4.5

Abdur Rehman to Clarke, 1 run, on the middle stump line, turned towards deep midwicket for a single

Australia 45/2   MJ Clarke 6* (5b 1x4)

5.1

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, FOUR, drops it short, slightly short in length mind you and Clarke plays a superb cut shot to the boundary

5.2

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 2 leg byes, drifts down the leg .. rolls of the pad to fine-leg

5.3

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, Lovely doosra! Clarke is comprehensively beaten. He goes back and stabs well inside the line.

5.4

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, no run, leans forward to defend to the on side

5.5

Saeed Ajmal to Clarke, 1 run, goes right back to tap it to midwicket

Australia 52/2   MJ Clarke 11* (10b 2x4)

6.2

Shahid Afridi to Clarke, no run, quickish slider, goes for the pull but ends up edging it to the off side

6.3

Shahid Afridi to Clarke, 1 run, moves down the track and turns this one through midwicket

6.5

Shahid Afridi to Clarke, 2 runs, leans forward to on drive to push it wide of long-on for couple of runs

6.6

Shahid Afridi to Clarke, no run, slightly short in length, cut to point

Australia 58/2   MJ Clarke 14* (14b 2x4)

7.4

Abdur Rehman to Clarke, 2 runs, leans forward to on drive to right of long-on for couple of runs

7.5

Abdur Rehman to Clarke, no run, goes down the track, the bowler drags back the length.. pushed out to coverse

7.6

Abdur Rehman to Clarke, 1 run, quickish, goes back to punch it to the on side for a single

Australia 62/3   MJ Clarke 17* (17b 2x4)

8.1

Shahid Afridi to Clarke, no run, loud shout for lbw Looked close. Hawk eyes says it would have hit the bails. It was the quick slider that came in from the off stump line. the batsman pushed outside the line and it hit him on the pad in front of middle.

8.2

Shahid Afridi to Clarke, OUT, The Pakistan captain knocks out his counterpart. Stumped! What a strike. Clarke went down the track for the big hit but met thin air: Afridi hurled it quicker, dragged back the length, kept it flatter and Clarke tried to swipe it across the line but missed. Very good work from Kamran. The bails were off in a flash.

MJ Clarke st †Kamran Akmal b Shahid Afridi 17 (19m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

Australia 62/4   MJ Clarke 17 (19b 2x4)
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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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