ICC World Twenty20 - 18th match, Group F

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 41 balls remaining)

6.1

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, 1 run, floated around the off stump, paddled away for a single

6.2

Saeed Ajmal to Oram, 1 run, flat trajectory, on the middle, full, swept away for a single

6.3

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, no run, nice variation. He slowed up the pace, gave it bit more air and Styris ended up pushing it slightly early and the ball was briefly in the air but falls safely well to the left of the bowler

6.4

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, no run, leans forward to turn to midwicket

6.5

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, 1 run, off break on the middle stump line, worked to right of midwicket where Afridi rushes across and slides to stop it with his feet but misses

6.6

Saeed Ajmal to Oram, 1 run, leans forward to tap it close on the leg side and they rush across. Ajmal swoops on the ball, turns to fire in a throw at the non-striker's end but misses

New Zealand 41/3   Saeed Ajmal 1-0-4-0

8.1

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, SIX, Styris goes for the big shot down the ground. He charged down the track and lifted the doosra over the head of Gul at long-on

8.2

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, 1 run, drives down the ground to Gul for a single

8.3

Saeed Ajmal to Oram, 2 runs, slower, on the middle stump line and Oram goes down on his knee to paddle sweep it to fine-leg

8.4

Saeed Ajmal to Oram, 1 run, stretches forward to drive to long-off for a single

8.5

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, no run, on the off stump line, stops a bit on Styris who jabs it to the on side. The pitch is getting slower

8.6

Saeed Ajmal to Styris, 1 run, the doosra on the off stump line, Styris only picks it off the pitch, and the ball runs off the outer edge to short third man

New Zealand 54/3   Saeed Ajmal 2-0-15-0

14.1

Saeed Ajmal to Franklin, 1 run, top edges the sweep right on to his helmet grill and the ball bounds away to square leg

14.2

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, 1 run, turns in from outside off, dabbed to backward point

14.3

Saeed Ajmal to Franklin, 1 run, from round the stumps, steered towards backward point for another single. Afridi fired in a throw at the striker's end but missed

14.4

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, no run, slows up the pace, tries the reverse sweep, misses and is struck on the body

14.5

Saeed Ajmal to NL McCullum, 1 run, doosra on the off stump, dabbed to short third man

14.6

Saeed Ajmal to Franklin, no run, goes for the sweep, edges it to short fine-leg

New Zealand 84/6   Saeed Ajmal 3-0-19-0

16.1

Saeed Ajmal to Franklin, 1 run, leans forward to turn it past square leg

16.2

Saeed Ajmal to Vettori, 2 runs, slows up the pace, swept to long leg

16.3

Saeed Ajmal to Vettori, no run, fires in a yorker on the middle stump line, dug out to the short mid-on region

16.4

Saeed Ajmal to Vettori, 1 run, and slows up the pace now, drags the sweep to deep backward square leg

16.5

Saeed Ajmal to Franklin, no run, and fires this one. Alternating between slow and quick. Franklin gets his bat down in a hurry and stabs the ball to the off side

16.6

Saeed Ajmal to Franklin, 1 run, And for a change, fires this one in as well. A very good yorker from round the stumps in fact. Franklin is hit on the boot but the ball was tailing down leg side.

New Zealand 93/7   Saeed Ajmal 4-0-24-0
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Photos

Jun 13, 2009

Pakistani fans cheer for their side, New Zealand v Pakistan, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, The Oval, June 13, 2009

Pakistani fans cheer for their side

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Jun 13, 2009

Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan confer during their innings, New Zealand v Pakistan, World Twenty20 , The Oval, June 13, 2009

Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan confer

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