short and outside off, Nicholls swivels on the back foot, gets on top of it and times a pull behind square on the leg side
full and outside off, driven through the line to mid-off. A fumble there from Zaman allows a single
Umair: "There has been reports of heavy downpour on Abu Dhabi highway few mins back not far away from Dubai Sports City and the weather charts are showing the rain system is moving towards Dubai ...Bad news coming ahead !"
short and outside off, punches outside the line and inadvertently sends an inside edge to square leg
back of a length and angling in, Afridi has Nicholls falling over the flick but this is surely heading down leg with the sharp angle from over the wicket. He barely appeals
very full and sprayed into the pads, full-blooded flick from the batsman, but Haris swoops in and dives to his right to collect the ball at short midwicket
Two lefties at the crease. Where's Hafeez? Shaheen to continue
on a length and slanting in towards off, prodded back to the bowler
Adeel: "Shaheen's early years coach and mentor was his elder brother Riaz Afridi who played only 1 test for Pakistan and that was against Sri Lanka. Later on Riaz joined the controversial ICL and couldn't make a come back"
on a length and skids back in to beat the inside edge and ping him on the pad
back of a length and angling into the pads, follows muscle with finesse, picked away fine of short fine leg
Okay, now Worker steps out and thumps it to the midwicket boundary - the first in the chase. He ventures down the pitch, meets a short ball outside off and muscles it away. Dismissed
What was that, Worker? He runs down the track, hacks to the leg side, but misses it by a long way. Ashraf found some seam movement as well, making life tough for the batsman
shortish on off, worked to mid-on for a hustled single. These two are keeping the fielders on their toes
on a length and outside off,driven on the up but can't beat short cover
on a length and just a shade outside off, opens the face and dabs to point
back of a length and on off, tip and run to short cover. Again, good running from these two
excellent inswinging yorker on leg stump, homing in at 141.8ks, jammed square through the leg side
rides the bounce of this short ball outside off and finds a single to deep third man
Muneeb : "We had heavy rain fall in Bahrain today morning why not at dubai... Its raining in gulf..."
nice and full on off, Worker covers up in defence, and the ball rolls away to short cover
Debayan Sen: Pakistan had 7 fours in the first 10 overs. None yet for NZ