W Indies vs Pakistan
WI win by 37 runs
WI win by 37 runs, they were the better side on the day, even if their fielding could have been improved. Pakistan could not build partnerships and the asking rate kept climbing until it became impossible.
Over 47.5 WI 195/10 (Irfan 0)
3 overs to go and Pakistan need 44 to win. They gave away 38 in extras and will be regretting that now. Bravo starts with a few dots, Akmal can't get it away. Six, Akmal brings up his 50 in style, hits this over square leg for a six. WICKET! A change of pace from Bravo and Akmal hits it straight to Samuels. Akmal getting a 50 and then getting out. Pakistan 9 down. WICKET! Game over, Ali tries to hit this over midwicket only to find the fielder.
Over 47 WI 189/8 (Ali 2, Akmal 44)
Pollard bowls a yorker on to Akmal, no run. Akmal hits it square of the wicket for four behind point. Akmal plays it past short fine leg for another boundary. Another four, Akmal gets this through backward point again for four, three fours in a row. Akmal takes a single.
Over 46 WI 176/8 (Ali 2, Akmal 31)
Bravo comes on to bowl, for the first time today. Ali misses a couple of balls from Bravo, swings and misses. Ali gets a fine edge, fine leg collects it and they get a single. Akmal on strike with two balls to go. Akmal gets a single to bring Ali on strike. Ali misses one again.
Over 45 WI 173/8 (Ali 1, Akmal 28)
Pollard's slower one worked towards third man for a couple. Then Akmal gets a single to bring Ali on strike. Ali gets a single to cover to bring Akmal on strike. 5 overs left, Pakistan need 11.8 runs per over.
Over 44 WI 164/8 (Ali 0, Akmal 23)
Narine goes through Riaz, under the legs and on the stumps. WICKET! Riaz bowled for 3, Ajmal is the new man in. Ajmal hits it to square leg for a single. Akmal gets it straight down the ground for a single. WICKET! Sammy takes the catch at first slip, Narines gets another wicket, Ajmal goes. Asad Ali walks out into the middle. It goes through everyone for a couple of leg byes.
Over 43 WI 162/6 (Riaz 3, Akmal 22)
Pollard to Akmal who walks around in his crease but misses the ball. Just a single for far from the over, and Pakistan in need of boundaries. A good yorker from Pollard, Riaz can't do anything with it. 7 overs to go, Pakistan need 72 to win.
Over 42 WI 159/6 (Riaz 2, Akmal 21)
Narine worked away for a single on to the leg side. A wide down leg and the umpire calls it. Just three from the over the asking rate is over 9 now.
Over 41 WI 156/6 (Riaz 1, Akmal 20)
10 overs to go, Pakistan need 82 to win and West Indies need 4 wickets. Riaz tries to run it down the third man and misses. The slower one from Pollard, worked away by Riaz for a single. A couple of runs to Akmal as he plays it through the off side, pushing the required rate to 8.5.
Over 40 WI 151/6 (Riaz 0, Akmal 16)
Narine to Afridi, who swings and misses. After missing two balls, Afridi takes a single on the leg side. Akmal takes a single. WICKET! Afridi comes down the ground and misses, Charles completes the stumping and Narine picks up the danger man. Afridi gone for five. Wahab Riaz comes out to bat with the asking rate hovering around 8.
Over 39 WI 149/5 (Afridi 4, Akmal 15)
Akmal blocks the first from Pollard. Akmal pulls and gets a single as the fielder on the boundary cuts it off. Afridi hits it straight down the ground and gets a couple as Simmons does well on the boundary to save a few runs. Afridi takes a single, Pollard smiles as he beats Afridi with the slower one. Akmal gets a single to long on.
Over 38 WI 142/5 (Afridi 0, Akmal 13)
Akmal works the first two balls on to the leg side, straight to the fielder. Narine maintaining pressure and pushing the asking rate higher. Akmal gets through point and Holder misfields and give away a boundary. Akmal gets a single to long on. 12 over to go Pakistan need 90 to win.
Over 37 WI 138/5 (Afridi 0, Akmal 8)
Pollard comes into the attack, in the power play, Bravo has not bowled yet. Jamshed hits this one to Roach and Jamshed it finally out. WICKET, Pollard gets the wicket, Roach takes a good catch to get rid of Jamshed. Afridi comes out to bat, in a power play. A bit of chatter between Pollard and Afridi. 13 overs to go, Pakistan need 95 to win.
Over 36 WI 136/4 (Jamshed 54, Akmal 5)
15 overs to go, Pakistan need exactly 100 runs to win and time for the batting power play. Narine comes back into the attack. Sammy, Bravo and Narine having a chat about the field. Jamshed riding his luck again. After 36 overs, Pakistan 136 for 4.
Over 35 WI 133/4 (Jamshed 53, Akmal 4)
Jamshed hits it to Sammy, who picks it up and aims it at the stumps. Good shot over mid on for four and Jamshed gets his 50 in style. They are running hard and Roach's misfield allows them the second run. A few dots to end the over.
Over 34 WI 127/4 (Jamshed 47, Akmal 4)
WICKET! Samuels gets a wicket from a poor delivery, Shafiq could have hit this anywhere but hits it straight to the cover fielder. Pakistan are 4 wickets down as Umar Akmal the keeper comes out to bat. The quicker one from Samuels, Akmal tries to sweep and shouts for lbw. Umpire gives it not out, the next quicker one goes for four to third man. Akmal edges it. A wide down leg, bonus runs for Pakistan.
Over 33 WI 122/3 (Jamshed 47, Shafiq 10)
A couple of runs to start the 33rd over, then a single to bring Jamshed on strike. Shafiq is a classy batsman and gets a single in style to end the over.
Over 32 WI 117/3 (Jamshed 46, Shafiq 6)
In the air, but lands in no man's land. A wide down leg, this series is full of extras and West Indies contributing to them here. A single to Shafiq on the leg side. A few singles from the over and a missed chance! Charles misses a stumping and it is Jamshed again. Live number 4 for Jamshed.
Over 31 WI 112/3 (Jamshed 44, Shafiq 4)
A wide down leg and Charles does well to collect it. The asking rate now around 6 and a half. Shafiq plays a classy shot through the covers for four, that should give him some confidence. Jamshed is eager for a single that is not there. End of the over, five from it.
Over 30 WI 107/3 (Jamshed 45, Shafiq 0)
Samuels' role is the build a pressure with dots and take the odd wicket. Shafiq needs to accept the responsibility of an anchor. Jamshed hits it for a couple of runs over cover. Then he plays it in front of his pads, on to the leg side for a couple. Then he drives it through the covers for no run. After 30 overs, Pakistan are 107 for 3.
- 16th Jul 2013
- Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Providence Stadium
- N J Llong, P J Nero
- TV Umpire
- P R Reiffel
- Match Referee
- D C Boon
- Reserve Umpire
- J S Wilson
pakistan BATTING CARD
|N. Jamshed||c Roach b Pollard||54|
|A. Shehzad||c Charles b Roach||19|
|M. Hafeez||c Simmons b Narine||20|
|M.K. Niazi||b Sammy||17|
|A. Shafiq||c Holder b Samuels||10|
|S.S.M.K. Afridi||s Charles b Narine||5|
|W. Riaz||b Narine||3|
|S. Ajmal||c Sammy b Narine||1|
|A. Ali||c Pollard b Bravo||2|
|Total||All Out, 47.5 Overs||195|