World XI overcome Pakistan by 7 wickets in cliffhanger

September 13, 2017
By: Samaa Web Desk
Published in Sports



LAHORE: World XI beat Pakistan in their second clash against the hosts by seven wickets on Wednesday, leveling the series 1-1. 


It was a match that went down the wire with World XI squad requiring 6 runs off the last 2 balls. A six from Perera to Rumman Raees sealed the deal as World XI walked away triumphant from the game with seven wickets to spare.

Thisera Perrera was awarded the Player of the Match award for his knock that enabled World XI to defeat Pakistan.

WORLD-XI 175/3(19.5 OVERS)


END OF OVER: 19 | 20 Runs | World: 162/3 (13 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 8.52, RRR: 13.00)



  • NLTC Perera 37 (16b)

  • HM Amla 69 (53b)


END OF OVER: 18 | 8 Runs | World: 142/3 (33 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.88, RRR: 16.50)



  • HM Amla 69 (53b)

  • NLTC Perera 18 (10b)


END OF OVER: 17 | 10 Runs | World: 134/3 (41 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.88, RRR: 13.66)



  • HM Amla 68 (49b)

  • NLTC Perera 11 (8b)


END OF OVER: 16 | 12 Runs | World: 124/3 (51 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 7.75, RRR: 12.75)



  • HM Amla 66 (47b)

  • NLTC Perera 3 (4b)


END OF OVER: 15 | 6 Runs | World: 112/3 (63 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 7.46, RRR: 12.60)



  • HM Amla 55 (42b)

  • NLTC Perera 3 (3b)


END OF OVER: 14 | 10 Runs 1 Wkt | World: 106/3 (69 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 7.57, RRR: 11.50)



  • HM Amla 52 (39b)


13.6 F du Plessis c Shadab Khan b Mohammad Nawaz 20 (14b 0x4 2x6) SR: 142.85



END OF OVER: 13 | 10 Runs | World: 96/2 (79 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 7.38, RRR: 11.28)



  • HM Amla 49 (36b)

  • F du Plessis 13 (11b)



END OF OVER: 12 | 8 Runs | World: 86/2 (89 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 7.16, RRR: 11.12)



  • HM Amla 47 (33b)

  • F du Plessis 5 (8b)


END OF OVER: 11 | 6 Runs | World: 78/2 (97 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 7.09, RRR: 10.77)





    • HM Amla 40 (29b)

    • F du Plessis 4 (6b)





END OF OVER: 10 | 2 Runs 1 Wkt | World: 72/2 (103 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 7.20, RRR: 10.30)



  • HM Amla 37 (26b)

  • F du Plessis 1 (3b)


9.2 TD Paine b Imad Wasim 10 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33


END OF OVER: 9 | 10 Runs | World: 70/1 (105 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 7.77, RRR: 9.54)



  • TD Paine 10 (11b)

  • HM Amla 36 (24b)


END OF OVER: 8 | 4 Runs | World: 60/1 (115 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 7.50, RRR: 9.58)



  • TD Paine 8 (8b)

  • HM Amla 28 (21b)


END OF OVER: 7 | 7 Runs | World: 56/1 (119 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 8.00, RRR: 9.15)



  • TD Paine 6 (5b)

  • HM Amla 26 (18b)


END OF OVER: 6 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | World: 49/1 (126 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 8.16, RRR: 9.00)



  • TD Paine 1 (2b)

  • HM Amla 24 (15b)



5.3 Tamim Iqbal c Shoaib Malik b Sohail Khan 23 (19b 2x4 1x6) SR: 121.05


END OF OVER: 5 | 3 Runs | World: 44/0 (131 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 8.80, RRR: 8.73)



  • Tamim Iqbal 23 (18b)

  • HM Amla 20 (12b)


END OF OVER: 4 | 11 Runs | World: 41/0 (134 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 10.25, RRR: 8.37)



  • HM Amla 18 (10b)

  • Tamim Iqbal 22 (14b)


END OF OVER: 3 | 16 Runs | World: 30/0 (145 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 10.00, RRR: 8.52)



  • Tamim Iqbal 22 (13b)

  • HM Amla 8 (5b)


END OF OVER: 2 | 9 Runs | World: 14/0 (161 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 8.94)




  • HM Amla 8 (5b)

  • Tamim Iqbal 6 (7b)


END OF OVER: 1 | 5 Runs | World: 5/0 (170 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 8.94)



  • HM Amla 3 (3b)

  • Tamim Iqbal 2 (3b)


PAKISTAN 174/6



END OF OVER: 20 | 17 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 174/6 | RR: 8.70



  • Sohail Khan 1 (1b)


END OF OVER: 19 | 6 Runs 2 Wkts | PAK: 157/5 | RR: 8.26



  • Shoaib Malik 24 (18b)



18.6 Sarfraz Ahmed c Imran Tahir b Perera 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00



18.4 Imad Wasim c Imran Tahir b Perera 15 (11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 136.36


END OF OVER: 18 | 13 Runs | PAK: 151/3 | RR: 8.38



  • Imad Wasim 12 (7b)

  • Shoaib Malik 22 (16b)


END OF OVER: 17 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 138/3 | RR: 8.11



  • Imad Wasim 1 (2b)

  • Shoaib Malik 21 (15b)


16.2 Babar Azam c Miller b Badree 45 (38b 5x4 0x6) SR: 118.42

END OF OVER: 16 | 13 Runs | PAK: 134/2 | RR: 8.37



  • Shoaib Malik 18 (12b)

  • Babar Azam 45 (37b)


END OF OVER: 15 | 6 Runs | PAK: 121/2 | RR: 8.06



  • Babar Azam 44 (36b)

  • Shoaib Malik 7 (7b)


END OF OVER: 14 | 9 Runs | PAK: 115/2 | RR: 8.21



  • Shoaib Malik 4 (4b)

  • Babar Azam 41 (33b)


END OF OVER: 13 | 7 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 106/2 | RR: 8.15



  • Shoaib Malik 1 (1b)

  • Babar Azam 35 (30b)


12.2 Ahmed Shehzad c Miller b Imran Tahir 43 (34b 5x4 1x6) SR: 126.47


END OF OVER: 12 | 12 Runs | PAK: 99/1 | RR: 8.25



  • Ahmed Shehzad 43 (33b)

  • Babar Azam 29 (26b)


END OF OVER: 11 | 9 Runs | PAK: 87/1 | RR: 7.90




  • Babar Azam 25 (22b)

  • Ahmed Shehzad 36 (31b)


END OF OVER: 10 | 9 Runs | PAK: 78/1 | RR: 7.80



  • Babar Azam 18 (18b)

  • Ahmed Shehzad 34 (29b)


END OF OVER: 9 | 14 Runs | PAK: 69/1 | RR: 7.66



  • Ahmed Shehzad 32 (27b)

  • Babar Azam 11 (14b)


END OF OVER: 8 | 8 Runs | PAK: 55/1 | RR: 6.87



  • Babar Azam 9 (12b)

  • Ahmed Shehzad 21 (23b)


END OF OVER: 7 | 4 Runs | PAK: 47/1 | RR: 6.71



  • Ahmed Shehzad 18 (21b)

  • Babar Azam 4 (8b)


END OF OVER: 6 | 1 Run | PAK: 43/1 | RR: 7.16



  • Ahmed Shehzad 16 (19b)

  • Babar Azam 2 (4b)



  • M Morkel


END OF OVER: 5 | 7 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 42/1 | RR: 8.40



  • Babar Azam 1 (1b)

  • Ahmed Shehzad 16 (16b)


4.5 Fakhar Zaman lbw b Badree 21 (13b 4x4 0x6) SR: 161.53



END OF OVER: 4 | 5 Runs | PAK: 35/0 | RR: 8.75



  • Fakhar Zaman 21 (11b)

  • Ahmed Shehzad 11 (13b)


END OF OVER: 3 | 14 Runs | PAK: 30/0 | RR: 10.00



  • Ahmed Shehzad 10 (10b)

  • Fakhar Zaman 19 (8b)


END OF OVER: 2 | 14 Runs | PAK: 16/0 | RR: 8.00



  • Ahmed Shehzad 2 (6b)

  • Fakhar Zaman 14 (6b)



END OF OVER: 1 | 2 Runs | PAK: 2/0 | RR: 2.00



  • Ahmed Shehzad 0 (5b)

  • Fakhar Zaman 1 (1b)


18:30: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmad won the toss and elected to bat first against World XI in the second match of the Independence Cup at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. 

Faheem Ashraf sits out while Mohammad Nawaz comes in. Usman Shinwari has replaced Hasan Ali.


"Enjoying our stay," says Faf du Plessis. 


"Nice to play some cricket here. Nice to play with a few of the mates. Obviously we play to win. You don't rock up on the cricket field to just go out and have fun. This tour is not just about cricket, it's even beyond."


World XI have made two changes. Samuel Badree and Paul Collingwood (his first T20I in six years) come in for Darren Sammy and Grant Elliott.


The match will begin at 7pm.

Pakistan leads the three-match series 1-0.

Foolproof security arrangements have been made for the series as nearly 16,000 personnel have been stationed around the stadium.

The third and last T-20 match will be played on Friday.



Yesterday, Pakistan beat the World XI by 20 runs in an exciting finish, celebrating the return of international cricket to the country.

Pakistan’s total of 197-5 saw one-drop batsman Babar Azam top-scoring with a 52-ball 86 studded with 10 boundaries and two sixes, adding 122 for the second wicket with Ahmed Shehzad who made 39.

The World XI finished with 177 with Darren Sammy and skipper Faf du Plessis scoring 29 each. For Pakistan Sohail Khan, Shadab Khan and Rumman Raees took two wickets apiece.

The match will be broadcast live on DSports in India, Prime TV – UK, Ghazi TV – Bangladesh, Willow TV, USA, Dialog – Sri Lanka and cricketgateway.com.

In Pakistan, match can be seen live on PTV Sports, Ten Sports and Pakistan Television Broadcasters.

SAMAA TV will also broadcast ball by ball commentary of the matches.



Squads:

Team Pakistan 16-member squad

Sarfraz Ahmad (Captain – WK), Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Baber Azam, Shoaib Malik, Umer Amin, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Hassan Ali, Amir Yamin, Ruman Raees, Usman Shinwari, Sohail Khan

World XI

Faf du Plessis (captain) (South Africa), Hashim Amla (South Africa), Samuel Badree (Windies), George Bailey (Australia), Paul Collingwood (England), Ben Cutting (Australia), Grant Elliott (New Zealand), Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh), David Miller (South Africa), Morne Morkel (South Africa), Tim Paine (wicketkeeper) (Australia), Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka), Imran Tahir (South Africa), Darren Sammy (Windies)
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Story first published: 13th September 2017

 
 

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