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Imad spins Pakistan to victory against Australia in first Twenty20

SAMAA | - Posted: Oct 25, 2018 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Oct 25, 2018 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
Imad spins Pakistan to victory against Australia in first Twenty20

Pakistan have already won the two-match Test series

Photo Courtesy: Radio Pakistan/Twitter

Imad Wasim’s performance with the ball helped Pakistan thrash Australia by 66 runs in the first Twenty20 International in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

The green shirts lead the three-match series by 1-0.

Pakistan, being sent to bat first, scored 155/8 with with Babar Azam scoring a half century.

He scored 68 runs from 55 deliveries with the help of five boundaries and a six.

Hafeez contributed 39 runs from 30 balls after hitting two fours and two sixes. Hasan Ali, with late striking, scored 17 runs from eight deliveries with two boundaries and a six to his name.

Billy Stanlake and Andrew Tye picked up three wickets each for Australia.

Australia were dismissed for 89 runs in 16.5 overs. This is their third lowest Twenty20 International score.

Not a Kangaroos batsman could provide much resistance to the Pakistani batsman. Nathan Coulter-Nile was the top scorer with 34 runs.

Ashton Agar and Chris Lynn made 19 and 14 runs respectively.

Imad Wasim finished with the figures of 3/20 in four overs. Faheem Ashraf and Shaheen Shah Afridi also picked up two wickets in the fixture.

Wasim was named the Player of the Match for his bowling performance.

The second Twenty20 International will be played on Friday in Dubai.


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AUSTRALIA INNINGS

Over 16.5: Australia 89 (lose by 66 runs)

  • Billy Stanlake 2 (7b)

Bowler: Shadab Khab (0-0-0-1-W)
Shadab Khan wraps it up and Pakistan win the fixture in a comfortable fashion.

Pakistan thrash Australia in the first Twenty20 International by 66 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three match series.

WICKET: Nathan Coulter-Nile b Shadab Khan 34 (29b 6×4 0x6)

Over 16: Australia 88/9 (require 68 runs to win)

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 34 (28b)
  • Billy Stanlake 1 (3b)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (4-1-0-0-1-4)
Ten runs came from the over as Nathan Coulter-Nile scored two boundaries.

Over 15: Australia 78/9 (require 78 runs to win)

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 25 (25b)

Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (0-0-W-2-4-W)
Pakistan require just a wicket to win.

WICKET: Andrew Tye b Shaheen Shah Afridi 6 (3b 1×4 0x6)

WICKET: Adam Zampa c Hasan Ali b Shaheen Shah Afridi 3 (7b 0x4 0x6)

Over 14: Australia 72/7 (require 84 runs to win)

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 25 (25b)
  • Adam Zampa 3 (4b)

Bowler: Shadab Khan (1-1lb-0-1-4-4)
Nathan Coulter-Nile struck the two boundaries in the over.

Over 13: Australia 61/7 (require 95 runs to win)

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 17 (22b)
  • Adam Zampa 1 (1b)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (0-4-0-W-1-0)
The game is nearly done and dusted for Pakistan.

WICKET: Ashton Agar c Sarfraz Ahmed b Hasan Ali 19 (23b 2×4 0x6)

Over 12: Australia 56/6 (require 100 runs to win)

  • Ashton Agar 15 (19b)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 17 (21b)

Bowler: Shadab Khan (0-0-0-1-1-1)
The required run rate has reached 10 runs per over.

Over 11: Australia 53/6 (require 103 runs to win)

  • Ashton Agar 13 (14b)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 16 (20b)

Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (4-4-1-4-0-1)
Three boundaries came from Shaheen Afridi’s over.

Over 10: Australia 39/6 (require 117 runs to win)

  • Ashton Agar 8 (11b)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 7 (17b)

Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (1-0-0-1-0-0)
Two singles taken from Shadab Khan’s first over.

Over 9: Australia 37/6 (require 119 runs to win)

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 6 (14b)
  • Ashton Agar 7 (8b)

Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (0-1-1-1-2-0)
Imad Wasim finishes off with figures of 3/20 in four overs.

Over 8: Australia 32/6 (require 124 runs to win)

  • Ashton Agar 5 (5b)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 3 (11b)

Bowler: Shaheen Afridi (1-2-0-0-1lb-1lb)
Five runs came from Shaheen Shah Afridi’s first over.

Over 7: Australia 27/6 (require 129 runs to win)

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 1 (7b)
  • Ashton Agar 4 (3b)

Bowler: Hasan Ali (0-1-0-0-0-0)
Hasan Ali conceded just a single in the over.

Over 6: Australia 26/6 (require 130 runs to win)

  • Ashton Agar 3 (1b)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile 1 (3b)

Bowler: Faheem Ashraf (0-W-0-0-1-3)
Chris Lynn was bowled by Faheem Ashraf in the over.

WICKET: Chris Lynn b Faheem Ashraf 14 (15b 2×4 0x6)

Over 5: Australia 22/5 (require 134 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 14 (13b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (0-1-0-4-1-W)
Australian batting all over the place. Imad Wasim gets Alex Carey out.

WICKET: Alex Carey c Sarfraz Ahmed b Imad Wasim 1 (3b 0x4 0x6)

Over 4: Australia 16/4 (require 140 runs to win)

  • CA Lynn 9 (10b)
  • Alex Carey 0 (0b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (1b-0-W-0-W-0)
Australia has lost four wickets in four overs. Faheem Ashraf bowled Glenn Maxwell and Ben McDermott was run out.

WICKET: Ben McDermott run out (Fakhar Zaman) 0 (2b 0x4 0x6)

WICKET: Glenn Maxwell b Faheem Ashraf 2 (7b 0x4 0x6)

Over 3: Australia 15/2 (require 141 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 9 (8b)
  • Glenn Maxwell 2 (5b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (0-0-1-0-2-1)
Imad Wasim conceded four runs in the over.

Over 2: Australia 11/2 (require 145 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 6 (5b)
  • Glenn Maxwell 1 (2b)

Bowler: Faheem Ashraf (0-0-1-0-1-4)
Chris Lynn struck the boundary from Faheem Ashraf’s over.

Over 1: Australia 5/2 (require 151 runs to win)

  • Chris Lynn 1 (1b)

Bowler: Imad Wasim (0-0-W-1-4-W)
A dream start for Pakistan as D’Arcy Short and Aaron Finch were bowled in the first over bowled by Imad Wasim.

WICKET: D’Arcy Short b Imad Wasim 4 (2b 1×4 0x6)

WICKET: Aaron Finch b Imad Wasim 0 (3b 0x4 0x6)

PAKISTAN INNINGS

Over 20: Pakistan 155/8

  • Hasan Ali 17 (8b)
  • Babar Azam 68 (55b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (4-6-4-1b-1-1)
Pakistan finish at 155/8 in the first Twenty20 International against Australia. The Kanagaroos require 156 runs to win from 20 overs with a required run rate of 7.80 runs per over.

Over 19: Pakistan 138/8

  • Babar Azam 67 (54b)
  • Hasan Ali 2 (3b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (W-0-1-1-1-2)
Five runs came from the penultimate over bowled by Andrew Tye.

WICKET: Imad Wasim c Finch b Tye 0 (1b 0x4 0x6)

Over 18: Pakistan 133/7

  • Babar Azam 64 (52b)
  • Imad Wasim 0 (0b)

Bowler: Billy Stanlake (1-W-1-1-W-0)
Pakistani batting is all over the place at the moment.

WICKET: Shadab Khan c McDermott b Stanlake 1 (2b 0x4 0x6)

WICKET: Sarfraz Ahmed lbw b Stanlake 0 (2b 0x4 0x6)

Over 17: Pakistan 130/5

  • Sarfraz Ahmed 0 (1b)
  • Babar Azam 62 (49b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (1-2-2-W-W-0)
A double strike by Andrew Tye in the over.

WICKET: Faheem Ashraf c Maxwell b Tye 0 (1b 0x4 0x6)

WICKET: Hussain Talat c Finch b Tye 9 (6b 1×4 0x6)

Over 16: Pakistan 125/3

  • Babar Azam 61 (48b)
  • Hussain Talat 5 (3b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (6-1-1-2-0-1)
Nathan Coulter-Nile was welcomed back to the attack with a six by Babar Azam.

Over 15: Pakistan 114/3

  • Hussain Talat 4 (2b)
  • Babar Azam 51 (43b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (1-1-1-0-W-2)
Babar Azam raises his bat for a half century as Asif Ali was trapped leg before.

WICKET: Asif Ali lbw b Zampa 2 (3b 0x4 0x6)

Over 14: Pakistan 107/2

  • Asif Ali 2 (1b)
  • Babar Azam 48 (41b)

Bowler: D’Arcy Short (1-1-1-0-W-2)
Mohammad Hafeez was caught on the boundary as he attempted to clear the boundary for a six.

WICKET: Mohammad Hafeez c McDermott b Short 39 (30b 2×4 2×6)

Over 13: Pakistan 102/1

  • Babar Azam 46 (39b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 38 (27b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (1-0-6-1-0-1)
Mohammad Hafeez struck his second six of the match.

Over 12: Pakistan 93/1

  • Babar Azam 44 (36b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 31 (24b)

Bowler: D’Arcy Short (1-0-1-1-4-1)
Babar Azam scored the boundary in D’Arcy Short’s first over.

Over 11: Pakistan 85/1

  • Babar Azam 38 (32b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 29 (22b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (1-1-0-1-1-4)
Eight runs were scored as Babar Azam struck the boundary.

Over 10: Pakistan 77/1

  • Babar Azam 32 (28b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 27 (20b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (1-4-1-1-1-1)
Nine runs came from Adam Zampa’s over as Mohammad Hafeez struck the boundary.

Over 9: Pakistan 68/1

  • Babar Azam 29 (25b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 21 (17b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (1-1-6-2-1-1)
Mohammad Hafeez lofted Ashton Agar for the first six of the innings.

Over 8: Pakistan 56/1

  • Mohammad Hafeez 11 (13b)
  • Babar Azam 27 (23b)

Bowler: Adam Zampa (1-1-2-1-1-1)
Seven runs taken from Adam Zampa’s over.

Over 7: Pakistan 49/1

  • Mohammad Hafeez 6 (9b)
  • Babar Azam 25 (21b)

Bowler: Billy Stanlake (1-1lb-1-0-0-1)
Four runs came from Billy Stanlake’s over.

Over 6: Pakistan 45/1

  • Babar Azam 23 (19b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez 5 (5b)

Bowler: Ashton Agar (4-1-0-1-0-1)
Babar Azam scored the boundary as seven runs were scored from Ashton Agar’s first over.

Over 5: Pakistan 38/1

  • Mohammad Hafeez 4 (3b)
  • Babar Azam 17 (15b)

Bowler: Billy Stanlake (W-0-wd-1-0-4-0)
Billy Stanlake provided the breakthrough for Australia as he got Fakhar Zaman caught out.

WICKET: Fakhar Zaman c Coulter-Nile b Stanlake 14 (12b 2×4 0x6)

Over 4: Pakistan 32/0

  • Fakhar Zaman 14 (11b)
  • Babar Azam 16 (13b)

Bowler: Andrew Tye (0-1-0-1-1-3)
Six runs came from Andrew Tye’s first over.

Over 3: Pakistan 26/0

  • Babar Azam 14 (10b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 10 (8b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (0-4-1-4-1-1)
The Pakistani openers taking the attack to the Australian bowlers.

Over 2: Pakistan 15/0

  • Fakhar Zaman 5 (6b)
  • Babar Azam 8 (6b)

Bowler: Billy Stanlake (1lb-0-0-4-1-4)
Two boundaries came for Pakistan. A chance for a caught behind went missing on the last ball

Over 1: Pakistan 5/0

  • Babar Azam 3 (2b)
  • Fakhar Zaman 1 (4b)

Bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile (0-1lb-3-0-1-0)
Pakistan started off with five runs in the first over

Opening batsman: Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam

Opening bowler: Nathan Coulter-Nile

Whoops..there seems to be an issue with the floodlights. There is a delay in the start of play.

We are done with the national anthems and the match is about to get underway.

Related: Abbas shines as Pakistan win Test series against Australia

Pakistan XI: Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wicket keeper), Mohammad Hafeez, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi.

Australia XI: Aaron Finch (captain), D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, Alex Carey (wicket keeper), Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa and Billy Stanlake.

Here are the playing XI for both teams

The Australian captain Aaron Finch has won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first.

We will have the coin toss at 08:30 pm Pakistan Standard Time.

Pakistan, fresh from the 1-0 victory in the two-match series, will be looking to continue their dominant run in the shortest format of the game.

Australia had comprehensively defeated Pakistan in the one-off Twenty20 Internation in Dubai four years ago.

Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Sahibzada Farhan, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Hussain Talat, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Khan, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Waqas Maqsood, Faheem Ashraf and Asif Ali.

Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, D’ Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Ben McDermott and Peter Siddle.

Here are the squads of the two sides.

Hello and welcome to the live updates of the first Twenty20 International between Pakistan and Australia in Abu Dhabi.


 

 

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