ICC World Twenty20, 2nd Semi-Final: Australia v Pakistan at Gros Islet, May 14, 2010
ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Played at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia (neutral venue)
14 May 2010 (20-over match)
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

1.2

Tait to Kamran Akmal, no run, the first bouncer of the game. On the middle stump line. Kamran goes down under

1.3

Tait to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, another one climbing outside off, from short of length, Kamran is off balance as he tries to upper cut it over point and carves it to right of third man. They run just a single there. Hmmm

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   SW Tait 1-0-3-0
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

3.6

Tait to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, Flood of runs here. Pakistan are counterattacking in style. The bouncer on the leg and middle line and Kamran goes for the pull and ends up dragging it to fine-leg boundary

Pakistan 27/0   SW Tait 2-0-16-0
13.1

Tait to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, moves outside leg, Tait slips it really full on the middle, Afridi reaches out, takes his bottom-hand of the bat and slices the ball to third man

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.

13.5

Tait to Shahid Afridi, no run, loverly slower one .. Afridi had backed away and was made to wait and wait. And wait. The ball eventually slips past the bat and past the off stump

13.6

Tait to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, bangs this one short and Afridi pulls it to wide long-on for couple of runs

Pakistan 113/2   SW Tait 3-0-20-0
19.1

Tait to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, full pitched outside off stump, hit hard but straight to sweeper cover

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.

19.3

Tait to Abdul Razzaq, 1 bye, full and well outside the off stump, just inside the wide line.. swing and a miss.. Haddin collects and under-arms the throw but by then they are across.

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 Abdul Razzaq, 1 wide, OUT, Razzaq is run out It was a wide outside off and they again tried to steal the bye but this time Haddin relayed the throw to the bowler who hurled down the stumps at the non-striker's end

Abdul Razzaq run out 12 (10m 7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 171.42

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   SW Tait 4-0-25-0
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