ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

1.1

Abdul Razzaq to Watson, SIX, Watto you beauty! It was a slightly short of length delivery and Watson pulls it over midwicket boundary

Australia 13/1   SR Watson 11* (4b 1x4 1x6)   Abdul Razzaq 0.1-0-6-0

4.3

Abdur Rehman to Haddin, SIX, Superbly done. It was drifting towards his pads and he swung it neatly and nonchalantly over backward square-leg boundary

Australia 43/2   BJ Haddin 21* (13b 2x4 1x6)   Abdur Rehman 0.3-0-8-0

10.3

Shahid Afridi to White, SIX, Bang! White has gone down on his knees and swung this full delivery from outside off to the midwicket boundary

Australia 74/4   CL White 9* (10b 1x6)   Shahid Afridi 2.3-0-13-1

10.4

Shahid Afridi to White, SIX, Violent thump! White is turning it on here. Again he went down on his knee, again he went for the slog sweep to a delivery outside off,and again he connected superbly

Australia 80/4   CL White 15* (11b 2x6)   Shahid Afridi 2.4-0-19-1

11.2

Mohammad Hafeez to White, SIX, White has come as a fresh breath of air here for Australia. A cry of joy. He moves outside leg, reaches out to the full delivery outside off and crashes it on a bent knee. It flew high over the cover boundary

Australia 89/4   CL White 22* (13b 3x6)   Mohammad Hafeez 1.2-0-11-0

11.6

Mohammad Hafeez to DJ Hussey, SIX, Whack! Hussey takes the White route. He moves outside leg and thumps a full delivery over long-off

Australia 98/4   DJ Hussey 13* (8b 1x6)   Mohammad Hafeez 2-0-20-0

12.1

Abdur Rehman to White, SIX, More fun. More drama. This chase has suddenly come aliev. He shuffles to the off side and goes for the big swing to the square-leg boundary. He gets an top edge but it sails over backward square-leg boundary.

Australia 104/4   CL White 30* (16b 4x6)   Abdur Rehman 2.1-0-20-1

14.4

Abdur Rehman to White, SIX, All mighty wallop! Whadddaplayaaaaa! He pressed forward and thumped the length delivery over midwicket. Violent swing of the bat and the white ball disappears

Australia 119/5   CL White 40* (26b 5x6)   Abdur Rehman 3.4-0-30-2

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!

Australia 130/5   MEK Hussey 9* (8b 1x6)   Shahid Afridi 3.4-0-28-1

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.

Australia 136/5   MEK Hussey 15* (9b 2x6)   Shahid Afridi 3.5-0-34-1

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

Australia 155/7   MEK Hussey 22* (12b 3x6)   Saeed Ajmal 2.4-0-21-1

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!

Australia 181/7   MEK Hussey 44* (21b 2x4 4x6)   Saeed Ajmal 3.2-0-30-1

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!

Australia 187/7   MEK Hussey 50* (22b 2x4 5x6)   Saeed Ajmal 3.3-0-36-1

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)   Saeed Ajmal 3.5-0-46-1
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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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