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    1.1 Aamer strikes with his very first ball. Fuller in length, just outside off and moves away, Azhar tries to play at it with an angle bat, ends up a thick edge in the gloves of keeper, Rizwan takes it with ease 3/1
    19 Gone! Fuller in length, on off stump, tries to drive on the up and mistimes it and it goes high in the air and straight in the hands of Malik at mid-off who takes a simple catch 84/3
    11.3 This time it goes straight in the hands of Babar. Tosses up, on off stump and spins away, Hasan tries to play on the onside, once again leading edge and it goes straight in the hands for a simple return catch to Zulfiqar. 50/2
    29.5 Malik gets his man. From over the wicket, tosses up, just outside off and gets some turn, Umar tries to play across the line, misses it and ball hits the middle stump. 149/4
    42.1 Played on! From wide of the crease, pitches just oustide off and nips back into the right hander, keeps bit low, Shahid goes back and tries to play a cut shot, gets the thick inside edge onto stumps 200/8
    31.4 Gone! From round the wicket, arm ball, Nawaz misjudged it, went back and hit him on the pad, looked like missing leg, big shout for lbw but umpire Khalid raised his finger. 157/5
    32.5 That ball is reversed! Good length ball, just outside off and swings in late, goes through the defense of Ghulam and hits the middle stump. That reminds me the great Waqar! 160/6
    39.1 Gone! That is a superb delivery, Tossed up, invited him to come and have a go. Sohail did come down the wicket tried to play a big shot, got beaten by turn, went through the gate and hit the timber! 192/7
    43.4 Another one bites the dust! Good length ball, comes down the wicket and chips high in the air to long-on, Ehsan gets underneath it and takes a simple catch. 202/9
    46.2 That is it for Balochistan. Good length ball, just outside off and nips back into the right hander, Gul tries to cut, gets the bottom edge onto stumps 215/10
    not out
    15 (lb 2, nb 5, w 8)
    215 all out (46.2 Overs, RR: 4.64)
    Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Azhar Ali, 1.1 ov), 2-50 (Mohammad Hasan, 11.3 ov), 3-84 (Babar Azam, 18.6 ov), 4-149 (Umar Akmal, 29.5 ov), 5-157 (Mohammad Nawaz(3), 31.4 ov), 6-160 (Ghulam Haider, 32.5 ov), 7-192 (Sohail Tanvir, 39.1 ov), 8-200 (Shahid Yousuf, 42.1 ov), 9-202 (Usama Mir, 43.4 ov), 10-215 (Umar Gul, 46.2 ov)
    Ehsan Adil9.203723.9610
    Aamer Yamin1013623.6010
    Zulfiqar Babar1004224.2021
    Amad Butt613025.0004
    Saif Badar302006.6600
    Shoaib Malik503226.4000
    7.5 Gone! Slower ball, fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, Butt tries to play it on the leg side, leading edge back to bowler, Gul takes a simple catch in his follow through. So the struggling innings of Salman Butt comes to an end. 21/1
    14.5 The struggle of Shan is over now. Low full toss, comes down the wicket and hits flat back to bowler, Usama took a lovely catch in his follow through. 38/2
    28 That is a big wicket, Azhar strikes big. Saw Asad coming down the wicket, Azhar pitched bit short and wide outside off, Asad went for the big shot, missed it and Hasan did the rest behind the stumps 98/3
    29.4 Azhar strikes big again this time gets the wicket of dangerous Rizwan. Flipper on middle stump, goes for the sweep and misses it, hits the pad in line of middle stump, big shout for lbw and up goes the finger of umpire Khalid 105/4
    30.3 Gone! Azhar gets Gul back for the break-through and he did that. Good length ball, just outside off and moves away, Akbar tries to cut that one, gets the thick outside edge and Hasan takes a brilliant catch behind the stumps 113/5
    31.3 Azhar strikes yet again and this time Malik! Tosses up, on middle stump, Malik uses his feet and tries to play across the line, misses it and gets yorked himself, ball hits the base of middle stump 115/6
    38 Gone! Back from over the wicket, fuller in length, on off stump and nips back a bit, Saif tries to play a big shot across the line, he misses and ball hits the stumps 151/8
    34.4 Gone! Tosses up, on leg stump, comes down the wicket and tries to clear the long-on fence, Usama at long-on running across towards his right and takes a well judged catch. 135/7
    not out
    47.2 That is a vital wicket right on time as match was going away from Balochistan. Good length ball, just outside off and nips back into the right hander, goes through the kate and kisses disturb the bails. 197/9
    49 That is it for the big effort of young Amad, Ehsan who wipes out the effort. Good length ball, on off stump, Ehsan heaves it away in the air to deep midwicket and Usama in the deep takes a well judged catch. 203/10
    16 (lb 6, w 10)
    203 all out (49 Overs, RR: 4.14)
    Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Salman Butt, 7.5 ov), 2-38 (Shan Masood, 14.5 ov), 3-98 (Asad Shafiq, 27.6 ov), 4-105 (Mohammad Rizwan, 29.4 ov), 5-113 (Akbar-ur-Rehman, 30.3 ov), 6-115 (Shoaib Malik, 31.3 ov), 7-135 (Aamer Yamin, 34.4 ov), 8-151 (Saif Badar, 37.6 ov), 9-197 (Zulfiqar Babar, 47.2 ov), 10-203 (Ehsan Adil, 48.6 ov)
    Sohail Tanvir1002402.4010
    Junaid Khan902823.1100
    Umar Gul1014334.3040
    Usama Mir603115.1610
    Mohammad Nawaz914715.2210
    Azhar Ali502434.8000

Match Details


Punjab (Pakistan) , elected to field first

Player Of The Match


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

19 April 2016 - day/night match (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee


Balochistan 2, Punjab (Pakistan) 0

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Punjab (Pak) 2nd innings Partnerships

1st21Salman ButtShan Masood
2nd17Shan MasoodAsad Shafiq
3rd60Asad ShafiqMohammad Rizwan
4th7Akbar-ur-RehmanMohammad Rizwan
5th8Shoaib MalikAkbar-ur-Rehman
6th2Shoaib MalikSaif Badar
7th20Aamer YaminSaif Badar
8th16Amad ButtSaif Badar
9th46Zulfiqar BabarAmad Butt
10th6Ehsan AdilAmad Butt