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5th unofficial T20I, ICCA Dubai, Dec 16 2015, Pakistan A tour of United Arab Emirates
(20 ov, target 166)165/4
Match tied (Eng Lions won the one-over eliminator)
Player Of The Match
81 (55) & 1/21
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Malan heroics seal the series after tie

Dawid Malan sealed in a Super Over a match that he deserved to have won in normal time, as England Lions overcame a late-innings wobble to beat Pakistan A in a thrilling finale in Dubai.

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Scorecard summary
Pakistan A165/3(20 overs)
England Lions165/4(20 overs)

End of over (8 runs) Pakistan A 8/1 (England Lions win the one-over eliminator)

0.6 - Tom Curran to Sharjeel, dot ball , good length ball, batsman looks to pull it but misses it completely, hits him on his body.

8 scored off 5 balls, they need 5 off the last ball

0.5 - Tom Curran to Sharjeel, 2 , Full ball, batsman drives it straight past the bowler, Fielder moves quickly form long-off and dives to save a couple, batsman gets a couple.

0.4 - Tom Curran to Sohaib, OUT , Full ball, batsman hits it high and towards long-on, fielder gets under it and takes it. Iftikhar is the new batsman.

0.3 Tom Curran to Sharjeel, 1 , Full ball, driven straight to long-on for a run.

0.2 - Tom Curran to Sharjeel Khan , 4 ,Good length ball on leg, Batsman moves across and gives it a full swing connects well and away to square leg boundary.

0.1 - Tom Curran to Sohaib Maqsood , 1 ,Good length ball, batsman drives it down to long-off for a run.

Tom Curran to bowl for England Lions. Sohaib Maqsood on strike and Sharjeel Khan at the other end. Pakistan A require 13 runs to win this one.


End of over (12 runs) England Lions 12/0

0.6 - Junaid khan to Malan, 1 bye, Slow ball outside off, batsman looks to hit it striaght but misses it, they come across for a bye run

0.5 - Junaid khan to Malan, 4, Full ball, batsman drives it firmly and straight past the bowler and the fielder at long-on for a boundary

0.4 - Junaid khan to Malan, 4, Good length ball on middle, batsman paddles it behind for a boundary to fine leg.

0.3 - Junaid khan to Billings, 1, Full ball, batsman plays it away to mid-wicket for a run.

0.2 - Junaid khan to Malan , 1 leg-bye, Full ball, batsman looks to flick it of his pads but doesn't connect and gets it of his pads for a leg-bye.

01 - Junaid khan to Billings, 1 leg bye, full ball batsman moves across to paddle it but gets it of his pads to short fine leg fielder for a leg-bye.

Junaid khan to bowler for Pakistan A. Billings and Malan batting.

end of over 2010 runs • 1 wicket
LIONS: 165/3CRR: 8.25 
Ross Whiteley5 (12)
Mohammad Nawaz 4-0-40-1
Rumman Raees 4-0-27-2

So we will have super over to determine the winner of the match as well as the series.

19.6
W
Nawaz to Malan, OUT

Full ball, batsman drives it but to the fielder at mid-off, gathers it and throws it to the bowler who takes the bails off in a flash, out given

Dawid Malan run out (Bilal Asif/Mohammad Nawaz) 81 (55b 8x4 2x6) SR: 147.27
19.5
2
Nawaz to Malan, 2 runs

Onto the fronfoot and drives it straight to long-on, they take on the fielder for the double and gets it, throw came in quick and bails wiped off in flash but he was in

19.4
2
Nawaz to Malan, 2 runs

Full ball, batsman drives it straight for a quick double

19.3
4
Nawaz to Malan, FOUR runs

Full tose and smack away to mid-wicket, fielder comes across and just gets a hand to it

19.2
1
Nawaz to Whiteley, 1 run

Flighted ball, batsman goes big but gets an edge high in the air, fielder under it and drops it

19.1
1
Nawaz to Malan, 1 run

Full ball, batsman goes for a switch hit and connects but finds the fielder at point, they come across for a run

end of over 192 runs
LIONS: 155/3CRR: 8.15 RRR: 11.00
Ross Whiteley4 (11)
Dawid Malan72 (50)
Rumman Raees 4-0-27-2
Junaid Khan 4-0-18-0
18.6
Raees to Whiteley, no run

Good legnth ball, batsman looks to hit it away to on-side but misses it

18.5
Raees to Whiteley, no run

Full ball, batsman drives it back to the bowler

18.4
Raees to Whiteley, no run

Slow ball, batsman gives it a swing but misses it

18.3
1
Raees to Malan, 1 run

Short pitch ball, batsman pulls it away for a run

18.2
1
Raees to Whiteley, 1 run

Full tose, batsman drives it into covers for a run

18.1
Raees to Whiteley, no run

full outside off, batsman looks to drive but misses it

end of over 185 runs
LIONS: 153/3CRR: 8.50 RRR: 6.50
Ross Whiteley3 (6)
Dawid Malan71 (49)
Junaid Khan 4-0-18-0
Rumman Raees 3-0-25-2
17.6
1
Junaid to Whiteley, 1 run

Full ball, batsman drives it straight down to long-off for a run

17.5
Junaid to Whiteley, no run

Onto the frontfoot and drives it but to the fielder in covers

17.4
2
Junaid to Whiteley, 2 runs

Full ball, batsman gives it a full swing and connects well towards mid-wicket for a couple

17.3
1
Junaid to Malan, 1 run

Onto the backfoot and pushes it with soft hands to point for a run

17.2
1lb
Junaid to Whiteley, 1 leg bye

Yorker, batsman looks to flick but misses it and get is of his pads for a quick leg-bye, Loud appeal but was going down the leg

17.1
Junaid to Whiteley, no run

Slow bouncer, batsman looks to pull but misses it

end of over 179 runs • 1 wicket
LIONS: 148/3CRR: 8.70 RRR: 6.00
Ross Whiteley0 (1)
Dawid Malan70 (48)
Rumman Raees 3-0-25-2
Junaid Khan 3-0-14-0
16.6
1lb
Raees to Whiteley, 1 leg bye

Short pitch ball, batsman looks to pull but misses it and gets it of his body as they come across for a leg-bye

16.5
1
Raees to Malan, 1 run

Short pitch ball, batsman pulls it away to mid-wicket for a run

Match details
ICC Academy, Dubai
TossEngland Lions, elected to field first
SeriesPakistan A tour of United Arab EmiratesEngland Lions tour of United Arab Emirates
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Dawid Malan
Dawid Malan
Series resultEngland Lions (England A) won the 5-match series 3-2
Hours of play (local time)13.00 start, First Session 13.00-14.25, Interval 14.25-14.45, Second Session 14.45-16.10
Match days16 December 2015 - day (20-over match)
Umpires
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Ahmed Shahab
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Shozab Raza
Reserve Umpire
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Shiju Sam
Match Referee
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Mohammed Anees