Sunday, 28 July 2013

Pakistan beat West Indies in Thriller 1st T20

Zulfiqar Babar good T20 debut as Pakistan edged out West Indies by two wickets in the first T20 on Saturday.

Babar take 3 for 23 chipped in with three key wickets with his spin bowling in restrict West Indies to 152 for 7 and then with the scores leveled he smashed a final ball flat six off Marlon Samuels to see Pakistan side to 158 for 8. Shahid Afridi had all but sealed the match winning 46 off 27 balls and another debutante player Umar Amin smashed nine fours in his impressive 47.

Sunday, 3 March 2013

Pakistan thrash South Africa and win the series

Mohammad Hafeez and Umar Gul helped Pakistan to beat South Africa in the 2nd Twenty 20 International at Centurion on Sunday.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. Pakistan Openers made good start. Ahmed Shehzad scored 46 runs. Mohammad Haffez was top scorer for Pakistan with 86 runs included 9 fours and four sixes. Hafeez was the first Pakistan player to score 1000 runs in T20 Format and this knock was his carrier best. 

Pakistan ended their 1st Innings 195 for 7 in 20 overs. Rory Kleinveldt and Chris Morris take two wickets each. In the chasing struggled to score runs. AB de Villiers top scorer for South Africa with 36 runs and Kleiveldt made 22 runs. South Africa's three players out for duck. Umar Gul showed brilliant bowling spell he claimed five wickets for just 6 runs in 2.2 overs. Hafeez take 3 for 25. 

South Africa all out for 100 runs in 12.2 overs. Mohammad Haffez won the Man of the Match award for his carrier best 86 runs.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Pakistan beat India by five wickets in 1st T20 Internationals

A Match that can be referred as a roller coaster ride for the two teams. Pakistan claimed a five wickets victory with two ball to spare. India failed to score after good start. Pakistan restricted India to 133 for 9. Mohammad Irfan bowled well in his fist game. Umar Gul take 3 for 21 and supported by Saeed Ajmal' 2-25.

In the chasing, Pakistan fight back after excellent spell by debue Bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Mohammad Hafeez scored 61 from 44 balls and Shoaib Malik unbeaten on 57 runs help to chase a target. Mohammad Hafeez named for Man of the Award.

Breif Scorecard:

India 133/9 (20)
Gautam Gambhir 43, Ajinkya Rahane 42
Umar Gul 2-21, Saeed Ajamal 2-25

Pakistan 134/5 (19.4)
Mohammad Hafeez 61, Shoaib Malik 57*
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3-9

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 16 runs and qualified for the Finals

2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan,1st Semi Final,
played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo,
Sri Lanka.

Rangana Herath 3 for 25 and Mahela Jayawardene 42 off 36 helped Sri Lanka to beat Pakistan by 16 runs. Sri Lanka reached Finals of the ICC World Twenty20 2012. they will face Australia or West Indies on Sunday's Final.


Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first

Sri Lanka 139 for 4 in 20 overs

Mahela Jayawardene 42 
Tilakratne Dilshan 35 
Kumar Sangakkara   18 

Mohammad Hafeez 1-12
Umar Gul 1-26

Pakistan need 140 runs from 20 overs

Pakistan 123 for 7 in 20 overs

Mohammad Hafeez 42
Umar Akmal 29*
Imran Nasir 20

Rangana Herath 3-25
Angelo Mathews 2-27
Ajantha Mendis 2-27

Sri Lanka won by 16 runs and reached finals

Man of the Match - Mahela Jaywardene