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3rd ODI (D/N), Abu Dhabi, October 12, 2014, Australia tour of United Arab Emirates
(50 ov, T:232) 230

Australia won by 1 run

Player Of The Match
20 (22) & 2/41
Player Of The Series
190 runs
Australia Innings
Pakistan Innings
Match Details
Australia  (50 ovs maximum)
Aaron Finch c Mohammad Irfan b Anwar Ali1834453052.94
David Warner c & b Shahid Afridi5663936188.88
Steven Smith  b Sohail Tanvir771051513073.33
George Bailey (c)c Ahmed Shehzad b Mohammad Irfan033000.00
Glenn Maxwell c Umar Amin b Shahid Afridi2022271090.90
Phillip Hughes lbw b Sohail Tanvir514250035.71
Brad Haddin run out (Anwar Ali)2660033.33
James Faulkner c Umar Amin b Sohail Tanvir3342591178.57
Mitchell Starc run out (Mohammad Irfan)57160071.42
Kane Richardson not out 94610225.00
Xavier Doherty not out 11400100.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 1)5
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.62)231/9
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Aaron Finch, 10.3 ov), 2-102 (David Warner, 21.4 ov), 3-103 (George Bailey, 22.2 ov), 4-138 (Glenn Maxwell, 29.4 ov), 5-157 (Phillip Hughes, 35.3 ov), 6-159 (Brad Haddin, 36.5 ov), 7-199 (Steven Smith, 45.4 ov), 8-220 (Mitchell Starc, 48.5 ov), 9-221 (James Faulkner, 49.1 ov)
Mohammad Irfan1006116.10326110
22.2 to GJ Bailey, got him! That was a length ball, angling away outside off, and Bailey followed it and sliced it straight to the man at backward point. 103/3
Sohail Tanvir1014034.00373001
35.3 to PJ Hughes, loud appeal and Tanvir gets him! Hughes has reviewed it. The ball swung in after pitching outside off, hit him on the knee roll in front of the off stump and that would have hit the stumps, says the ball-tracking technology. Hughes has to walk back. 157/5
45.4 to SPD Smith, bowled again, this time he has to go! Smith charged down with some room and wanted to smash it over the covers but missed it and the ball knocked over the base of off stump. 199/7
49.1 to JP Faulkner, gets a wicket first ball! Short of length ball was angled in, Faulkner pulled it but this ground is big and the blow was not that powerful, Umar Amin at deep midwicket takes a few steps in to catch it. 221/9
Anwar Ali1004114.10292000
10.3 to AJ Finch, practice catch for mid-on! Anwar Ali breaks the stand. It was short of length outside off, Finch didn't move much and was maybe it two minds to punch it down the ground or clear mid-on and ended up chipping it to Irfan at mid-on. Finch's poor run on the tour continues. 48/1
Zulfiqar Babar1004204.20353100
Shahid Afridi1014424.40261000
21.4 to DA Warner, and Lala strikes! That was much slower than the previous ball, and it dropped on Warner, on off stump, and he pushed at it and lobbed the ball straight back to the bowler, at a nice, catchable waist height. 102/2
29.4 to GJ Maxwell, Afridi gets another. Maxwell goes for the slog-sweep, but he's only managed to pick out Umar Amin, who runs to his left from deep square leg and takes a superb diving catch. Just about managed to hold on even though he landed on his elbows and the ball threatened to pop out. 138/4
Pakistan  (T: 232 runs from 50 ovs)
Ahmed Shehzad  b Doherty2641463063.41
Sarfaraz Ahmed run out (Starc/†Haddin)3239662082.05
Asad Shafiq lbw b Faulkner5073975068.49
Fawad Alam c Smith b Doherty042000.00
Sohaib Maqsood c Warner b Richardson3446552173.91
Umar Amin  b Starc1927601070.37
Shahid Afridi (c)c Smith b Richardson612151050.00
Anwar Ali c Maxwell b Faulkner1428390150.00
Sohail Tanvir  b Maxwell1015270166.66
Zulfiqar Babar not out 14112210127.27
Mohammad Irfan c Faulkner b Maxwell045000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 5, w 18)25
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.60)230
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Ahmed Shehzad, 11.1 ov), 2-80 (Sarfaraz Ahmed, 17.1 ov), 3-80 (Fawad Alam, 17.5 ov), 4-154 (Sohaib Maqsood, 32.4 ov), 5-160 (Asad Shafiq, 34.2 ov), 6-174 (Shahid Afridi, 37.4 ov), 7-204 (Umar Amin, 44.4 ov), 8-208 (Anwar Ali, 46.1 ov), 9-230 (Sohail Tanvir, 49.2 ov), 10-230 (Mohammad Irfan, 49.6 ov)
Mitchell Starc1013313.30430060
44.4 to Umar Amin, bowled him! That was full, and it came in late and sneaked through the gap between Amin's bat and pad and crashed into off stump. He was looking to drive that through cover. 204/7
Kane Richardson1003623.60403000
32.4 to Sohaib Maqsood, pulled again, the short ball gets Maqsood and Warner takes it easily running in from deep midwicket. Richardson bowled the scrambled seam outside off and Maqsood didn't get the distance on that one. 154/4
37.4 to Shahid Afridi, short outside off, and that's a familiar sight to anyone who knows Afridi. The attempted pull, the top edge, the sky-high catch to mid-on running to his left. That was the effort ball from Richardson, and well directed too, rising above Afridi's right shoulder. 174/6
James Faulkner1005225.20325110
34.2 to Asad Shafiq, angled in from wide of the crease, Shafiq was stuck on the crease, and the break has given Australia a breakthrough! Shafiq checks with Amin whether he should review, and Amin says no, and you can see why he said that. It struck him below the knee-roll, on the crease, in front of middle stump.. 160/5
46.1 to Anwar Ali, slants this across outside off, not quite up there to drive, and he goes after it and slices it at a catchable height to Maxwell at backward point. 208/8
Glenn Maxwell814125.12262120
49.2 to Sohail Tanvir, oh, my. What have you done, Sohail Tanvir? Maxwell fired that in flat and full, and Tanvir swung across the line again. Tanvir missed, Maxwell hit. 230/9
49.6 to Mohammad Irfan, Maxwell has won it for Australia! That was on the stumps and Irfan swung hard at it. The ball took his outside edge and looped in the air and the man at cover took a simple catch. 230/10
Xavier Doherty1015425.40345110
11.1 to Ahmed Shehzad, bowled him! Shehzad made room to cut, but that wasn't short enough, and it went with the angle and crashed into middle and off. 56/1
17.5 to Fawad Alam, that's another wicket, but the umpires are going up! Fawad swept it fine down the leg side, Smith was at first slip and he ran like a hare towards leg slip in anticipation just after the ball was delivered and takes what looks like an easy catch at leg slip. Great anticipation after he saw Fawad get into position to sweep. The umpires have ruled him out, Fawad waited for a long time at the boundary and eventually walked out. 80/3
Steven Smith20703.5050000
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Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Glenn Maxwell
Player Of The Series
Steven Smith
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberODI no. 3534
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 days12 October 2014 - daynight (50-over match)
Ahsan Raza
Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
Nigel Llong
Reserve Umpire
Shozab Raza
Match Referee
Javagal Srinath
  • Australia innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 48 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 11.1 overs (67 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: Australia - 78/1 in 17.0 overs (DA Warner 44, SPD Smith 16)
  • DA Warner: 50 off 47 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (DA Warner 25, SPD Smith 26, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (125 balls), Extras 0
  • SPD Smith: 50 off 68 balls (2 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 32.5 overs (197 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Australia - 154/4 in 34.0 overs (SPD Smith 54, PJ Hughes 4)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 9 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Over 35.3: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - PJ Hughes (Struck down)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 45.5 overs (276 balls), Extras 4
  • Innings Break: Australia - 231/9 in 50.0 overs (KW Richardson 9, XJ Doherty 1)
  • Pakistan innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 47 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 10.0 overs (60 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (Ahmed Shehzad 24, Sarfraz Ahmed 21, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 80/2 in 17.1 overs (Asad Shafiq 14)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 23.1 overs (139 balls), Extras 8
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (Asad Shafiq 27, Sohaib Maqsood 15, Ex 8)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (191 balls), Extras 16
  • Asad Shafiq: 50 off 71 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: Pakistan - 160/4 in 34.1 overs (Asad Shafiq 50, Umar Amin 2)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 23 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Pakistan: 200 runs in 42.5 overs (257 balls), Extras 24
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