result
13th Match, Sharjah, Jan 30 2015, ACC Twenty20 Cup
(17.2/20 ov)74/7
Saudi Arabia won by 3 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
30* (37) & 1/11
shoaib-ali
17.2
1
Shunan Ali to Shoaib Ali, 1 run

short ball, pulls to midwicket, connects this time, Saudi finally win, they made this mini target look like a mountain with some great spin attack by Maldives!!

17.1
Shunan Ali to Shoaib Ali, no run

down leg stump, sweep and a miss

end of over 178 runs
Saudi: 73/7CRR: 4.29 RRR: 0.33
Shoaib Ali29 (35)
Nadeem Javed6 (12)
Afzal Faiz 1-0-8-0
Mihusan Hamid 4-0-18-0
16.6
1
Afzal Faiz to Shoaib Ali, 1 run

smashed to long-off, just one needed now

16.5
Afzal Faiz to Shoaib Ali, no run

launching forward, no mistakes there, defensive shot

16.4
2
Afzal Faiz to Shoaib Ali, 2 runs

leg stump ball, gentle touch to fine-leg

16.3
2
Afzal Faiz to Shoaib Ali, 2 runs

tossed up around off stump, lofted shot sighting the ball pretty well, over extra cover

16.2
1
Afzal Faiz to Nadeem Javed, 1 run

forward defense to midwicket

16.1
2
Afzal Faiz to Nadeem Javed, 2 runs

low full toss, smashed to long-of

end of over 168 runs
Saudi: 65/7CRR: 4.06 RRR: 2.25
Shoaib Ali24 (31)
Nadeem Javed3 (10)
Mihusan Hamid 4-0-18-0
Mohamed Mahfooz 4-1-11-1
15.6
Mihusan Hamid to Shoaib Ali, no run

forward defense. back to Mihusain, inching closer KSA but another wicket can take it down the wire!

15.5
Mihusan Hamid to Shoaib Ali, no run
15.4
Mihusan Hamid to Shoaib Ali, no run
15.3
4
Mihusan Hamid to Shoaib Ali, FOUR runs

leg stump ball, sweeps and sweeps fine, to fine leg, finally breaking through the barrier!!

15.2
Mihusan Hamid to Shoaib Ali, no run

forwrad defense, appeal for LBW Not out!!

15.1
4
Mihusan Hamid to Shoaib Ali, FOUR runs

Not a bad ball, but shoaib plays an expansive shot to covers, bowl just makes it to the ropes!

end of over 154 runs
Saudi: 57/7CRR: 3.80 RRR: 3.40
Nadeem Javed3 (10)
Shoaib Ali16 (25)
Mohamed Mahfooz 4-1-11-1
Mihusan Hamid 3-0-10-0
14.6
Mohamed Mahfooz to Nadeem Javed, no run

forwrad defense, hits the pad, bat first I guess, Apeeal!! No!!

14.5
2
Mohamed Mahfooz to Nadeem Javed, 2 runs

leg stump, flicked of the pads, over throw again to fine leg

14.4
1
Mohamed Mahfooz to Shoaib Ali, 1 run

driven down the ground to long-on

14.3
1
Mohamed Mahfooz to Nadeem Javed, 1 run

slightly short, late cut to thirdman

14.2
Mohamed Mahfooz to Nadeem Javed, no run

short ball, pull and an inside edge into the turf

14.1
Mohamed Mahfooz to Nadeem Javed, no run

driven to mid-on, quite aggresive nadeem