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638dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale at Edgbaston

Aamer helps Pakistan to 2-0 Twenty20 win

If Pakistan are a confidence team, their Twenty20 efforts over the past two days augur well for next week's first Test. A day after Pakistan ended their 12-match losing stretch against Australia across all formats, Mohammad Aamer helped them begin their o

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

Kamran Akmal
33(25) 4x4 - 1x6
Control %61%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 15 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
1 5 8 5 4 6 1 3
DJ Hussey
33(27) 3x4 - 0x6
Control %82%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 15 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
0 1 6 0 7 4 4 11

Best performances - Bowlers

Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir
O4
M0
R27
W3
Eco6.75
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
SNJ O'Keefe
O4
M0
R29
W3
Eco7.25
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Match Details

Toss

Pakistan , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Pakistan won the 2-match series 2-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

17.00 start, First Session 17.00-18.20, Interval 18.20-18.40, Second Session 18.40-20.00

Match days

6 July 2010 (20-over match)

T20I debut

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

So, Pakistan restrict Australia to 151 to take the Twenty20 series 2-0. Their batting was a little more patchy today, but a team effort took them to 162. The bowlers looked like a good unit, though, and Shoaib looked much more fluent today. Mohammad Aamer bowled with pace and intelligence to finish with 3 for 27, and there was no weak link in the attack. For Australia, Steve O'Keefe bowled very well to pick up three wickets on debut, but the batsmen, Hopes and David Hussey aside, couldn't put together any partnerships. Pakistan were the better team today, and their win is well-deserved. Read all about it in Brydon Coverdale's match bulletin

19.4
W
Umar Gul to Nannes, OUT, it's all over! Nannes jams out another yorker, confusion in the running as both he and Tait are unsure whether to try and steal a single. Gul charges through after his follow-through, picks up the ball and whips the bail off to end the game.The Pakistan team converge, all smiles and the partisan crowd cheer their victory

SW Tait run out (Umar Gul) 2 (6m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

19.3
6
Umar Gul to Nannes, SIX runs, six! Gul misses his mark with the yorker, turning it into a half-volley. Nannes closed his eyes and swung, connecting well to send the ball sailing over long-off!
19.2
0
Umar Gul to Nannes, no run, yorker again from Gul, wide of off and it shoots underneath Nannes' bat as he tries to swish through the off side
19.1
1
Umar Gul to Tait, 1 run, Tait backs away to leg as Gul fires in an inswinging yorker, slapping the ball to extra cover. Just a single though

END OF OVER:
19 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | AUS: 144/9 (19 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.57, RRR: 19.00)

  • Dirk Nannes6 (4b)
  • Shaun Tait1 (3b)
  • Mohammad Amir4-0-27-3
  • Umar Gul3-0-29-1
18.6
0
Mohammad Amir to Nannes, no run, Nannes heaves mightily to leg now, but connects only with fresh air as the ball shoots over the top of leg stump

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Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st17MJ ClarkeDA Warner
2nd5MJ ClarkeTD Paine
3rd11MJ ClarkeJR Hopes
4th50JR HopesDJ Hussey
5th21DJ HusseyCL White
6th9MEK HusseyDJ Hussey
7th14MEK HusseySNJ O'Keefe
8th9MEK HusseyMG Johnson
9th3MG JohnsonDP Nannes
10th12SW TaitDP Nannes