RESULT
1st T20I (N), Lahore, September 12, 2017, Independence Cup
(20 ov, T:198) 177/7

Pakistan won by 20 runs

Player Of The Match
86 (52)
babar-azam
Pakistan INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Fakhar Zaman c Amla b Morkel84-20200.00
Ahmed Shehzad c Sammy b Cutting3934-30114.70
Babar Azam c Miller b Imran Tahir8652-102165.38
Shoaib Malik  b Perera3820-42190.00
Sarfaraz Ahmed (c)†c †Paine b Perera45-0080.00
Imad Wasim not out 154-02375.00
Faheem Ashraf not out 01-000.00
Extras(lb 1, w 6)7
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.85)197/5
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Fakhar Zaman, 0.4 ov), 2-130 (Ahmed Shehzad, 14.1 ov), 3-142 (Babar Azam, 15.5 ov), 4-161 (Sarfaraz Ahmed, 17.6 ov), 5-182 (Shoaib Malik, 19.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel403218.0074000
0.4 to Fakhar Zaman, edged and gone! It's an all-South African strike. Good length delivery outside off, that typical Morkel length. Zaman doesn't have as much width as the previous deliveries and flirts with a waft, gets a thick outside edge which flies to a wide slip. Amla takes it by his face. Exceptional carry in this surface. 8/1
Thisara Perera4051212.7595400
17.6 to Sarfaraz Ahmed, taken! A short and wide delivery from Perera, Sarfraz runs down, looking to cut this through point but there is some extra bounce, takes the edge and it's comfortably taken by the keeper.. 161/4
19.2 to Shoaib Malik, fuller than a good length on middle and leg, Malik thinks it's shorter than it actually is, tries to pull but the ball skids through and hits the middle and leg stumps. Just misread the length, fine hand nonetheless. 182/5
Ben Cutting403819.5045010
14.1 to Ahmed Shehzad, lovely catch from Sammy. Short delivery down leg, Shehzad flicks Cutting off his pads, can't keep it down, can't get enough behind it. Goes towards Sammy at deep square leg, who runs in and takes an exquisite low catch, running forward.. 130/2
Imran Tahir403418.5051110
15.5 to Babar Azam, easily taken at deep midwicket. Tahir strikes! A flat legbreak outside off, Azam gets low, looking to slog-sweep this over deep midwicket but fatigue crept in, disallowing him from getting enough power behind his heave. Deep midwicket settles underneath, no dropping that. Fine knock from Azam, all timing, save the last few balls. 142/3
Grant Elliott201708.5012000
Daren Sammy2024012.0012100
World-XI INNINGS (Target: 198 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tamim Iqbal  b Rumman Raees1818-30100.00
Hashim Amla c Imad Wasim b Rumman Raees2617-41152.94
Tim Paine c Rumman Raees b Sohail Khan2525-21100.00
Faf du Plessis (c)c sub (Umar Amin) b Shadab Khan2918-41161.11
David Miller st †Sarfaraz Ahmed b Shadab Khan97-01128.57
Grant Elliott c Imad Wasim b Sohail Khan148-20175.00
Thisara Perera run out (Rumman Raees/Hasan Ali)1711-30154.54
Daren Sammy not out 2916-13181.25
Ben Cutting not out 00-00-
Extras(lb 6, w 4)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.85)177/7
Did not bat: Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir 
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Tamim Iqbal, 5.2 ov), 2-48 (Hashim Amla, 5.6 ov), 3-101 (Faf du Plessis, 12.3 ov), 4-108 (Tim Paine, 13.3 ov), 5-123 (David Miller, 14.5 ov), 6-145 (Grant Elliott, 16.3 ov), 7-173 (Thisara Perera, 19.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Imad Wasim402205.50111110
Sohail Khan402827.00104010
13.3 to TD Paine, slower ball, full outside off, and he goes for the big one, swings as hard as he can, but ends up getting more height and less distance than he would have liked. Excellent change of pace from Sohail, and it's caught right on the edge of the long-off boundary. They're checking if Rumman's feet touched the boundary cushions, but it's pretty clear he didn't. Gets into a lovely, stable position, lets it drop gently into his hands, but there's the smallest moment of concern where the momentum causes him to take a small backward step. Doesn't touch the cushion, though. 108/4
16.3 to GD Elliott, slower ball, full outside off, and once again, that's a wicket-taking ball. Hashim Amla fell in similar fashion, and now Elliott scoops a catch to extra-cover. 145/6
Hasan Ali4044011.0086200
Rumman Raees3037212.3375210
5.2 to Tamim Iqbal, and he strikes next ball. Big smile on Rumman's face after Tamim, looking to make himself room, slogs all around a full, straight one. Wanted to hit it over midwicket and lost all his shape. 43/1
5.6 to HM Amla, slower ball, and Rumman breaks into another wide grin. This one's a good-length ball, on middle and off, and Amla, looking to give himself room and hit over extra-cover, can get neither distance nor elevation, offering up a simple, loopy, low catch. Stopped on Amla and hit the high part of his bat. 48/2
Faheem Ashraf10707.0021000
Shadab Khan403328.2592210
12.3 to F du Plessis, tossed up high off stump, Faf goes for the slog-sweep - he has to, given the required rate - and picks out the man at deep midwicket. 101/3
14.5 to DA Miller, gone! Down the track again, it's another googly, but this time he's nowhere near the pitch. Swings wildly down the wrong line, and leaves Sarfraz enough time for a theatrical pause before he whips off the bails. 123/5
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MATCH DETAILS
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
TossWorld-XI, elected to field first
Series
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Pakistan
Babar Azam
Series resultPakistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 619
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.25, Interval 20.25-20.45, Second Session 20.45-22.10
Match days12 September 2017 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
Faheem Ashraf
Faheem Ashraf
Umpires
Pakistan
Ahsan Raza
Pakistan
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Pakistan
Shozab Raza
Reserve Umpire
Pakistan
Ahmed Shahab
Match Referee
West Indies
Richie Richardson
MATCH NOTES
  • Pakistan innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 49 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Pakistan: 50 runs in 6.1 overs (37 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (Ahmed Shehzad 12, Babar Azam 38, Ex 1)
  • Babar Azam: 50 off 33 balls (8 x 4)
  • Pakistan: 100 runs in 11.2 overs (68 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 70 balls (Ahmed Shehzad 34, Babar Azam 66, Ex 1)
  • Pakistan: 150 runs in 17.1 overs (103 balls), Extras 6
  • Innings Break: Pakistan - 197/5 in 20.0 overs (Imad Wasim 15, Faheem Ashraf 0)
  • World-XI innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 48 runs, 2 wickets)
  • World XI: 50 runs in 6.1 overs (37 balls), Extras 3
  • World XI: 100 runs in 11.6 overs (72 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (TD Paine 19, F du Plessis 29, Ex 4)
  • World XI: 150 runs in 17.4 overs (106 balls), Extras 10
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