W Indies vs Pakistan
Over 49.5 Pak 243/6 (Afridi 13, Ajmal 1)
Last over of the innings. Sammy tries to hit the stumps and just misses it, Misbah almost run out as the scores level. Misbah hits it straight to Bravo, WICKET Misbah goes for 63. Ajmal is the new man in and Afridi is telling him to hit straight. Ajmal plays and misses and couple and Afridi has a chat to him. Pakistan win by 4 wickets.
Over 49 Pak 241/5 (Afridi 12, Misbah 63)
Afridi on strike and Bravo will bowl the second last over. 15 to win from 12 balls. A short ball as expected, Afridi tries to upper cut it and misses. Afridi misses this one, but scampers through for a single. Misbah plays it on the leg side for a single. 13 needed from 9 now. Afridi goes for the awkward pull shot and hits it out of the ground for a six. Bravo changes the field, Misbah has a chat with Afridi. Afridi smashes it through the off side for four in front of point. A single down the fine leg to end the over.
Over 48 Pak 228/5 (Afridi 0, Misbah 62)
17 needed from 14, Best runs in to finish his over. Akmal lost his wicket, so Afridi joins Misbah. Misbah hits it into the leg side for a couple of runs.
Rain delays play
Rain delays play, this may be a passing shower. Pakistan are 5 runs ahead of the par score.
Over 47.4 Pak 226/5 ( Misbah 60)
Pakistan need a big over here, 9 per over required now. The ground staff is ready as there are a couple of dark clouds approaching. Best runs in to bowl, a swing and a miss from Best. Akmal picks it up and dispatches it over long off for a six, good shot. Akmal edges it over the keeper's head for four, 10 runs in 2 balls for Pakistan. WICKET! Akmal edges it to Roach on at mid off, and it is raining heavily now.
Over 47 Pak 216/4 (Akmal 26, Misbah 60)
Bravo to bowl the 47th over. Misbah hits it to fine leg and Roach does well on the boundary to save a four. A single on the leg side for Misbah. Bravo bowls it outside off and the slower one misses Akmal's swinging bat. Akmal hits it to Gayle, who stops it and keep it down to a single. A yorker from Bravo, Misbah gets a single to long off. There is a dark cloud around the ground. Three overs to go, Pakistan need 27 more to win.
Over 46 Pak 210/4 (Akmal 25, Misbah 56)
Narine starting his last over. Akmal creates some room again and takes a single. Akmal cuts and cuts hard for four behind point. Safe shot and a productive at this stage. A wide down leg, Akmal tries to hit it but misses. Akmal takes a single on the leg side. End of the 46th over, 9 runs from it.
Over 45 Pak 201/4 (Akmal 19, Misbah 54)
Dwayne Bravo into the attack and Akmal swings his bat but only a single in the end on the leg side. MIsbah pushes it through midwicket but it is just a single. Misbah not happy with the running. Akmal hits it to long off for another single. A slower ball deceives Misbah, a play and a miss. A couple of runs to finish the over, bringing up 200 for Pakistan.
Over 44 Pak 196/4 (Akmal 17, Misbah 51)
Narine bowls his 9th over. 7 overs to go in this game and Pakistan need 51. Akmal plays it on the leg side, just a single there. A wide down leg. Just four from the over, a good one for the West Indies.
Over 43 Pak 192/4 (Akmal 16, Misbah 50)
Best starts with a bouncer, still not given a wide. The umpire thinks it is not out, Bravo goes for the review. Misbah possibly caught behind to a ball going down leg. The third umpire gives him not out, a turning point in this game goes Pakistan's way. West Indies are not happy, they thought it was out. Misbah gets to his 50 with a single to deep square leg. Another 50 for him in this series. Akmal takes a single, just two from the over.
Over 42 Pak 190/4 (Akmal 15, Misbah 48)
Narine comes back into the attack, 9 overs to go. The run rate is exactly 7. A single from the first ball, pushed to long on. That takes the inside edge and misses the stumps and goes for four, Misbah edging it over the stumps. Misbah misses another reverse sweep. Another boundary, beautifully placed by Misbah, beating Best inside the circle and then the man in the deep. Sweep it to fine leg to get to 49.
Over 41 Pak 180/4 (Akmal 14, Misbah 40)
10 overs to go, Pakistan need 80 to win. Misbah gets some treatment on his finger. Akmal hits it straight down the ground for four, long on is vacant even after the power play. Akmal flicks it off his pads for four to fine leg, the fielder lets it go through him. Akmal edges it past the first slip region for four to third man. Three easy boundaries for Pakistan. Another four, Samuels lets one go through it is 4 leg byes. Good over for Pakistan.
Over 40 Pak 163/4 (Akmal 1, Misbah 40)
Best continues, Misbah tries to pull him but is hurried into the shot. A wide down the leg side, called leg byes and Simmons does well to stop it. Best bowls a short one that goes over Misbah's head, the umpire does not call it a wide. A maiden from Best, good comeback from him after being expensive in the beginning.
Over 39 Pak 163/4 (Akmal 1, Misbah 40)
Chance of a run out, but Misbah comes back. Umar Akmal is the new man in. Three runs from the over, 80 more needed to win.
Over 38 Pak 160/4 ( Misbah 38)
Tino Best comes back into the attack. Just a single from a classy left-handed drive on the off side. A big appeal for caught behind, Best interested in the appeal more than others, but a good short ball bouncer to Misbah. WICKET! Sohail chases a wide one from Best and touches it to the keeper. Sohail goes caught behind.
Over 37 Pak 158/3 (Sohail 16, Misbah 37)
Holder comes into the attack and Misbah works him on the leg side for a single. Sohail cuts a short ball from Holder and he gets it past the fielder for four. Short and wide and he made the most of it. A quick single and Sohail gets it safely in the end. A single from the last ball, 8 runs from it. Pakistan need 85 more at a rate of around 6.5 per over.
Over 36 Pak 150/3 (Sohail 10, Misbah 35)
The mandatory power play is taken and Narine is brought back into the attack. Narine around the wicket now, Best misfields one on the edge of the circle and they get a single. Sohail cuts it through the point region for a couple of runs. Misbah cuts the last ball square of the wicket for a single and Pakistan need 93 more to win.
Over 35 Pak 145/3 (Sohail 7, Misbah 33)
Holder comes back into the attack. A single down to third man for Sohail. Just a couple of singles from the over, Pakistan 145 for 3.
Over 34 Pak 143/3 (Sohail 6, Misbah 32)
Bravo continues after the drinks break. A wide down leg, brings up the 130 for Pakistan. And another wide. Misbah picks the slower one from outside off and hits it straight down the ground and out of the park for a six. Then Misbah just pushes it down leg for a single. Sohail drives it straight down the ground, past the bowler for four, good shot and good over for Pakistan. After 34 overs, Pakistan are 143 for 3.
Over 33 Pak 129/3 (Sohail 1, Misbah 25)
A short and wide ball from Best, going down leg and called a wide. A full blooded drive from Misbah and Gayle in the covers makes a crucial stop. The run rate is now well over 6 per over. Misbah not able to score runs off Best. A wide down leg, and Misbah pushes the last ball to third man for a run.
- 24th Jul 2013
- Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Beausejour Stadium
- P R Reiffel, J S Wilson
- TV Umpire
- S J Davis
- Match Referee
- D C Boon
- Reserve Umpire
- P J Nero
pakistan BATTING CARD
|N. Jamshed||run out (Gayle)||23|
|A. Shehzad||c Bravo b Best||64|
|M. Hafeez||c Simmons b Sammy||11|
|M.K. Niazi||c Bravo b Holder||63|
|H. Sohail||c Simmons b Best||17|
|S.S.M.K. Afridi||Not out||13|
|S. Ajmal||Not out||1|
|Total||49.5 Overs||243 - 6|