Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    8.6 run out, excellent throw from the deep, Marsh has to go, chopped it down wide of a diving point, cover gives chase, drags it back in and returns a throw on the half-volley to Nasir Jamshed at the non-striker's end, there's always three there but Hauritz is slow on his feet, the bails are clipped and he's well short of his ground. Salman Butt was the fielder, excellent work 41/1
    18.4 Haddin goes! Gave it some air, Haddin was drawn forward and he went through with the drive, was not entirely committed to it and hit it straight to Younis who timed his jump to perfection to snap an easy one. Shoaib will be a little relieved there 95/2
    22.6 He's a legpsinner, but that's actually a classic offspinner's dismissal, threw it up outside off, drawing him forward, he lunges forward to defend, the ball cuts back in sharply to beat him through the gate and the stumps are rattled 108/5
    19.6 the doosra does the trick, short of a length outside off, Clarke tried to open the face to run it down behind point, it spun away to take the outside edge and Akmal made no mistake 100/3
    22.1 Australia in a spot of bother now, the offcutter bowled from the back of the hand, short outside off, spin it, made way for a cut behind point, gloved it straight to the keeper 107/4
    24.4 Afridi's on a roll! Flighted outside off, Ferguson was sucked in, came forward to force it through cover, got a thick edge and Misbah snapped it well diving to his left, Australia slide further 109/6
    not out
    25.2 bowled'im!! An embarassing dismissal that, spun in sharply from outside off, he shouldered arms to that one, not expecting it to spin as much, and hears the death rattle behind him as it clips off stump 110/7
    28.4 five-for for Afridi! Done in by the googly again, tossed up outside off and Bracken's eyes lit up, got forward to drive it forcefully through cover, misread the spin and was bowled through the gate. His third five-wicket haul, and his first against Australia 118/8
    30.5 Afridi gets his best figures in ODIs! He's mastered the googly here, tossed it up outside off, landed on a good length and zipped back in take the off stump as Clarke was beaten through the gate as he came forward to defend 122/9
    38.5 gone! Cleaned him up, straight on middle, he played across the line to work that wide of midwicket, missed it, clipped the pads and crashed into middle and off 168/10
    8 (lb 1, w 7)
    168 all out (38.5 Overs, RR: 4.32)
    Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Shaun Marsh, 8.6 ov), 2-95 (Brad Haddin, 18.4 ov), 3-100 (Michael Clarke, 19.6 ov), 4-107 (Andrew Symonds, 22.1 ov), 5-108 (Shane Watson, 22.6 ov), 6-109 (Callum Ferguson, 24.4 ov), 7-110 (Nathan Hauritz, 25.2 ov), 8-118 (Nathan Bracken, 28.4 ov), 9-122 (Stuart Clark, 30.5 ov), 10-168 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 38.5 ov)
    Umar Gul9.504814.88334110
    Shoaib Akhtar603505.83205020
    Iftikhar Anjum201809.0032000
    Shahid Afridi1003863.80350130
    Saeed Ajmal1011921.90450000
    Shoaib Malik10909.0020100
    1.4 he's given him! Australia strike early, landed on a good length on middle and leg and came on quickly to Butt as it swung in to rap him on the pads on the back foot, struck him in line with leg stump and the umpire Nadeem Ghauri raised his finger immediately 5/1
    20.6 gone this time! Took a chance once too often, similar ball to the one that was edged for four earlier in the over, but gets some movement away from the batsman, Akmal goes after it, gets a thick edge and Haddin pouches it well moving to his right 81/3
    10.2 tame dismissal, they had quietened them down and one of them just had to snap! Short on the off, Younis walks across to pull it away over midwicket, mistimes it completely and he gifts an easy catch to Bracken at mid-on 33/2
    29.3 edged and Haddin takes a stunning catch! Tried to flirt with it and paid the price, a legcutter landing short outside off, he tried to run that past the keeper but couldn't get it wide enough, Haddin dived to his right, and dived low, to pluck that with his right hand inches from the ground 99/4
    not out
    34.4 gone! But it may have come a little too late here. Slower one and Afridi failed to pick it, went through with his attempt to clear the in-field, mistimed it and Bracken took a dolly at mid-on 138/5
    39.4 bowled'im! Symonds strikes, drifting into the left hander, went straight on, moved back to chop it wide of cover, got an inside edge straight onto the stumps 152/6
    not out
    12 (lb 5, nb 6, w 1)
    171/6 (44.1 Overs, RR: 3.87)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Salman Butt, 1.4 ov), 2-33 (Younis Khan, 10.2 ov), 3-81 (Kamran Akmal, 20.6 ov), 4-99 (Shoaib Malik, 29.3 ov), 5-138 (Shahid Afridi, 34.4 ov), 6-152 (Nasir Jamshed, 39.4 ov)
    NW Bracken9.122502.72424000
    BW Hilfenhaus1034224.20487012
    JR Hopes812222.75363000
    SR Clark813214.00355000
    NM Hauritz602704.50223000
    A Symonds301816.00102000

Match Details


Australia , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Pakistan led the 5-match series 1-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

15.00 start, First Session 15.00-18.30 Interval 18.30-19.15, Second Session 19.15-22.45

Match days

22 April 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

Pakistan 2nd innings Partnerships

1st5Kamran AkmalSalman Butt
2nd28Kamran AkmalYounis Khan
3rd48Shoaib MalikKamran Akmal
4th18Shoaib MalikMisbah-ul-Haq
5th39Shahid AfridiMisbah-ul-Haq
6th14Misbah-ul-HaqNasir Jamshed
7th19Misbah-ul-HaqUmar Gul