Result
2nd Match, King City (NW), Oct 10 2008, T20 Canada
137/7
(20 ov, target 138)
102/9
Pakistan won by 35 runs
Player Of The Match
Pakistan
1y
• Cricinfo staff

Butt and Shoaib star in Pakistan win

Canada fought hard in the field, but were blown away when they batted as Pakistan cranked themselves into life after a sluggish start

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Scorecard summary
Pakistan137/7(20 overs)
Canada102/9(20 overs)
end of over 2015 runs • 2 wicket
CAN: 102/9CRR: 5.1 
Umar Bhatti5 (10)
Henry Osinde1 (1)
Shoaib Malik4-0-26-2

That will be it, Pakistan win, but Canada did put up a fight. Maybe the Pakistanis were feeling jet-lagged after only arriving yesterday.

Join us tomorrow for another two matches from Maple Leaf CC. Until then, good evening.

19.6
1
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, 1 run
slog sweep, Akhtar manages to drop this too
19.5
1
Shoaib Malik to Osinde, 1 run

Harvir didn't even wait for the umpires call

19.4
w
Shoaib Malik to Baidwan, 1 run, OUT
HS Baidwan run out (Shahid Afridi) 1 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00
19.3
w
Shoaib Malik to Dhaniram, OUT
tries a slog sweep misses, he is out of the crease and Akmal does the rest
S Dhaniram st †Kamran Akmal b Shoaib Malik 17 (16b 0x4 2x6) SR: 106.25
19.2
6
Shoaib Malik to Dhaniram, SIX runs
lifts him over square leg into the stands this time
19.1
6
Shoaib Malik to Dhaniram, SIX runs
lifts him over long-on behind the stands
end of over 191 runs
CAN: 87/7CRR: 4.57 • RRR: 51.00
Umar Bhatti4 (9)
Sunil Dhaniram5 (13)
Umar Gul4-0-14-1
18.6
Umar Gul to Bhatti, no run
bouncer, Bhatti lets it go
18.5
1
Umar Gul to Dhaniram, 1 run
to fine leg
18.4
Umar Gul to Dhaniram, no run
18.3
Umar Gul to Dhaniram, no run
Dhaniram wanted it, Bhatti sends him back, Dhaniram had given it up, but no direct hit and no one behind the stumps
18.2
Umar Gul to Dhaniram, no run
tries a square cut and misses

Butt was the fielder

18.1
Umar Gul to Dhaniram, no run
cut straight to backward point and he manages to drop that too
end of over 182 runs
CAN: 86/7CRR: 4.77 • RRR: 26.00
Umar Bhatti4 (8)
Sunil Dhaniram4 (8)
Shoaib Malik3-0-11-1

Gul back into the attack

17.6
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, no run
attempted reverse sweep
17.5
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, no run
17.4
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, no run
steps out and drives it straigh to Tanvir at covers
17.3
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, no run
17.2
2
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, 2 runs
sweeps it to mid wicket
17.1
Shoaib Malik to Bhatti, no run
straighter one from Malik
Match details
Maple Leaf North-West Ground, King City
TossPakistan , elected to bat first
SeriesT20 Canada 2008
Player Of The Match
Salman Butt
Match numberT20I no. 70
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-14.45, Interval 14.45-15.00, Second Session 15.00-16.15
Match days10 October 2008 (20-over match)
T20I debut
Rizwan Cheema
Mohammad Iqbal
Ramesh David
Ashif Mulla
Balaji Rao
Umar Bhatti
Shoaib Khan
Sohail Khan
Umpires
Mark Benson
Karran Bayney
TV Umpire
KM Shantikumar
Reserve Umpire
Harry Grewal
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
PointsPakistan 2, Canada 0