S Africa vs Pakistan
Pakistan win the 2nd T20
Pakistan win the 2nd T20 by 6 runs and level the series 1-1. Pakistan posted 176 from their 20 overs, thanks to a partnership between Hafeez and Akmal. Akmal scored 64 to get his best T20 score. Afridi bowled well and took three wickets to swing the game in Pakistan's favour. He was supported well by Ajmal and Bhatti.
Over 20 - SA 170/4 (Miller 22, Duminy 47)
Sohail Tanvir to bowl the last over, Miller takes a single to start the over. Duminy takes a single to sweeper cover. Another single, Miller pushes it to deep midwicket. 14 runs needed from three balls. Duminy takes a single, 13 runs needed from 2 balls. Miller pushes it through cover for a couple of runs. Four from the last ball, but Pakistan win the 2nd T20 by 6 runs.
Over 19 - SA 160/4 (Miller 14, Duminy 45)
Junaid Khan starts the 19th over. Duminy starts the over with a boundary through extra cover. A single and then Khan bowls a wide ball. Miller hits a six over extra cover, great shot under pressure. Miller takes a single driving the ball through cover. Duminy flicks it to square leg for a couple of runs. Duminy drives it through extra cover for four, another good over for SA. 17 runs needed from the last over.
Over 18 - SA 141/4 (Miller 7, Duminy 34)
Ajmal starts his last over for the day. Duminy drives the first ball to extra cover, for a couple of runs. Six, Duminy hits it over square leg for a six, a couple of singles to follow. Four, Duminy hits it through long on for four. A single to end the over, 15 runs from the over. SA need 36 runs in 2 overs.
Over 17 - SA 126/4 (Miller 6, Duminy 20)
Miller gets a couple of runs to sweeper cover. Three singles, but SA really need a few big shots. Bhatti is bowling really well, just 19 runs from his 4 overs. SA need 51 runs from three overs.
Over 16 - SA 120/4 (Miller 2, Duminy 18)
A couple of singles to start the over, this game drifting away from SA. WICKET! Ajmal gets the wicket, Amla gets out, Bhatti takes the catch at deep square leg. Amla goes for 48, SA in trouble now. Miller walks out to bat, SA need 60 from 27 balls. Five runs and the wicket from the over.
Over 15 - SA 115/3 (Amla 47, Duminy 16)
A couple of runs to start the over, good over from Bhatti. Bhatti bowls a no ball, a no ball for height. Five runs from the over, a good one under pressure.
Over 14 - SA 110/3 (Amla 45, Duminy 14)
Duminy hits Afridi for a six straight down the ground, a much needed boundary for the Proteas. A couple of singles, Duminy squeezes it to backward point for a brace. Duminy takes a single and then Amla gets a boundary from the last ball. Expensive over from Afridi, 15 runs from it. The required rate is around 11.5 now.
Over 13 - SA 95/3 (Amla 40, Duminy 4)
Ajmal comes back into the attack, he has 3 overs left. A couple of singles to start the over, Duminy gets a single to long off and then Amla gets a quick single to short third man. Six singles from the over, SA need 82 runs from 42 balls to win.
Over 12 - SA 89/3 (Amla 37, Duminy 1)
Amla takes a single from the first ball, happy to give the strike to AB. WICKET! Afridi gets another one, AB is bowled by Afridi. AB goes for the cut shot and chops it on to the stumps. Third wicket goes down for SA. A couple of singles to end the over, the required rate is now 11 per over.
Over 11 - SA 84/2 (Amla 34, de Villiers 12)
Hafeez brings himself back into the attack, a couple of singles to end the over. AB then pushes it through third man for a welcome boundary. A couple of runs for AB through midwicket. A boundary to end the over, 12 runs coming from it.
Over 10 - SA 72/2 (Amla 33, de Villiers 1)
Afridi continues, a couple of singles and then Faf pushes it through midwicket for a couple of runs. WICKET! Afridi strike again, Hafeez takes a good low catch, third umpire is asked to check if it carried. Faf drives it in the air towards midwicket and a good catch from Hafeez gives Pakistan their second wicket. AB walks out to bat. A couple of singles to end the over.
Over 9 - SA 67/1 (Amla 31, du Plessis 3)
Bhatti starts his second over, Faf takes a single from the first ball. Amla taps it to backward point for a single. Faf drives it square to sweeper cover for a single. Five singles from the over. SA need 11 runs to win from 11 overs.
Over 8 - SA 61/1 (Amla 29, du Plessis 1)
WICKET! Afridi comes into the attack and gets a wicket straight away. WICKET! de Kock tries to sweep it but does not connect it properly and it flies to the man in the deep who takes a good catch. de Kock gone for 26, Faf walks out to bat. Three runs and the wicket from the over, Afridi breaks the opening stand for SA.
Over 7 - SA 58/0 (Amla 28, de Kock 26)
Bhatti brought into the attack, Khan replaced after just one over. A couple of runs to start the over, and then Bhatti bowls a wide. Amla punches it through cover for a single. de Kock takes a single to end the over, SA 58 for no loss after 7 overs.
Over 6 - SA 53/0 (Amla 26, de Kock 25)
Ajmal brought into the attack, a double change from Pakistan. Four singles from the over.
Over 5 - SA 49/0 (Amla 24, de Kock 23)
Junaid Khan brought into the attack, to break this partnership. Amla takes a single to start the over. Four, Khan is worked on the leg side for a boundary through square leg. de Kock goes for a wild swing and misses. Four, square of the wicket, the last ball makes it an expensive over. 10 runs from it, South Africa 49 for no loss after 5 overs.
Over 4 - SA 39/0 (Amla 19, de Kock 18)
Tanvir to continue and de Kock hits it through backward point for four. A single to de Kock and Tanvir gets a warning for running on the pitch. A wide down leg from Tanvir and then Amla flashes it hard and gets an outside edge to third man for four. Three singles to end the over, Amla and de Kock getting SA off to a good start.
Over 3 - SA 26/0 (Amla 13, de Kock 12)
Hafeez starts his second over, de Kock clips it off his pads for a couple of runs through midwicket. Four, de Kock drives it through long off for four. South Africa need a good partnership here to chase this score down. Three singles to end the over, a good start for the Proteas.
Over 2 - SA 17/0 (Amla 12, de Kock 4)
Sohail Tanvir starts from the other end. A couple of singles to start the over and then Amla drives it through cover for four. Another boudary, Amla upper cuts it for four to third man. A couple of runs to end the over, 12 runs from it.
Over 1 - SA 5/0 (Amla 1, de Kock 4)
de Kock gets the first boundary of the innings, hitting it through long on for four, Hafeez opens the bowling for Pakistan. Five runs from the over.
Over 20 - Pak 176/4 (Afridi 13, Maqsood 0)
Steyn to bowl the final over, this is already a good score. Afridi hits a four to fine leg, WICKET! Afridi takes a single and Akmal is out. Excellent innings from Akmal comes to an end, Duminy takes a great catch. A four to end the over, Pakistan end their innings at 176 for 4 after 20 overs.
Over 19 - Pak 167/3 (Afridi 4, U Akmal 64)
Parnell comes back to bowl his last over. Akmal hits it to fine leg for four to start the over. A single square of the wicket, and then Afridi takes a single to long on. Another no ball, Parnell oversteps for the second time today. The free hit just goes for a single, Afridi gets through the pull shot early. Akmal gets a single and this is his highest score in T20s. A wide from Parnell and then a single to end the over.
Over 18 - Pak 155/3 (Afridi 2, U Akmal 57)
Morkel to Afridi, a couple of dots and then a wide. A couple of singles and then a dot ball to end the over. Just three runs from the over, good come back from Morkel.
Over 17 - Pak 152/3 (Afridi 1, U Akmal 56)
Steyn brought back into the attack. Akmal takes a single from the second ball. WICKET! Steyn strikes, Hafeez caught by AB at mid off. Afridi sent in to bat and to maintain the run flow. Akmal hits it through fine leg for four, Afridi is at the other end as they crossed. A couple of singles to end the over, Pakistan 152 for 3 with three over remaining.
Over 16 - Pak 145/2 (Hafeez 63, U Akmal 50)
This is a record third wicket partnership for Pakistan in T20s. Parnell brought into the attack. A couple of singles and then Parnell bowls a wide outside off. Akmal hits a six down the ground, this is some good hitting by Pakistan. Another four, the partnership reaches 100 in quick time. A single to end another good over for Pakistan. Akmal gets his half century.
Over 15 - Pak 131/2 (Hafeez 63, U Akmal 38)
Morkel comes back into the attack and Akmal hits a six over the long on fence. The next ball goes for four, Akmal hits it to fine leg. Akmal hits another six, Morkel being hit all over the park, this time it goes over the deep point boundary. A wide from Morkel under pressure. A single to sweeper cover, and then a four to end the over. Another good over for Pakistan, 22 runs from it.
Over 14 - Pak 109/2 (Hafeez 59, U Akmal 21)
Hafeez plays the late cut to the third man boundary for another four, he has raced past his 50 in the last over. A couple of singles to third man and then Akmal hits it straight down the ground for four. Another single to third man to end the over, Pakistan 109 for 2 after 14 overs.
Over 13 - Pak 97/2 (Hafeez 53, U Akmal 15)
Duminy brought back into the attack to pick up a wicket. Hafeez nudges the ball to backward square leg for a single. Duminy pitches it short and outside off, Akmal gets a single to deep point. Four, this partnership is now worth 50 runs. A single to sweeper cover. Seven from the over, Pakistan 97 for 2 after 13 overs.
Over 12 - Pak 90/2 (Hafeez 47, U Akmal 14)
Superb batting from Hafeez, comes down the track and lifts Phangiso for a six straight down the ground. Another six from Hafeez, straight down the ground again, 12 runs from the first two balls. A single to midwicket and them Umar joins the action with a six straight down the ground again. Two runs to end a very expensive over from Phangiso.
Over 11 - Pak 69/2 (Hafeez 34, U Akmal 6)
Wiese replaces Duminy after just one over, he starts with a poor delivery and Hafeez gets a boundary to fine leg. Hafeez then pulls it to midwicket for a single. A couple of singles, and then a dot ball to end the over. South Africa need a wicket here to stop this partnership from growing.
Over 10 - Pak 62/2 (Hafeez 28, U Akmal 5)
Phangiso continues, Hafeez pushes the flatter delivery from the back foot for a four to third man. Hafeez then drives it through extra cover for a couple of runs, he is looking to attack the bowlers today. A couple of singles, Umar happy to give the strike to Hafeez by taking singles. Nine runs from the over, without taking too many risks, Pakistan 62 for 2 after 10 overs.
Over 9 - Pak 53/2 (Hafeez 20, U Akmal 4)
Duminy brought into the attack, a double bowling change for SA. Hafeez drives it through midwicket for a couple of runs. Then he pushes it to long on for a single. A couple of singles and then two runs to end the over. Seven runs from Duminy's first over.
Over 8 - Pak 46/2 (Hafeez 16, U Akmal 1)
Phangiso brought into the attack, he bowls well for the Lions in the local league, will be looking for a wicket here. WICKET! A bowling change brings a wicket again for South Africa, Jamshed is stumped by de Kock. Jamshed came down the wicket, Phangiso pushes it quicker outside off, Jamshed misses and de Kock does the rest. Umar Akmal is the new man in, he gets off the mark with a single through mid wicket. A single to fine leg to finish a good over from Phangiso.
Over 7 - Pak 43/1 (Hafeez 14, Jamshed 19)
End of the power play, Parnell starts his second over. A single to Jamshed who goes on the back foot and works it to deep square leg. Parnell oversteps, Hafeez plays it to third man for a couple of runs. Six, Hafeez makes the most from the free hit, hitting it over the top of deep midwicket for a six. Hafeez drives it through midwicket for a couple of runs. A single to end the over, Pakistan 43 for 1 after 7 overs.
Over 6 - Pak 30/1 (Hafeez 3, Jamshed 18)
David Wiese comes in to bowl. A couple of singles to start the over. Jamshed takes a single, working the ball to Phangiso at cover who does well to stop it and keep it down to a single. A couple of runs and then a dot to end the over, five runs from it.
Over 5 - Pak 25/1 (Hafeez 0, Jamshed 16)
Pakistan have got a start here, both openers looking to hit their way into form. A bowling change from Faf and it works straight away. Parnell brought into the attack and he picks up Shehzad's WICKET! Shehzad nicks the first ball to slips and Amla takes a good catch. Pakistan lose their first, Hafeez walks out to bat. Good over from Parnell to Hafeez, putting pressure on the new batsman. A wicket maiden from him, Pakistan 25 for 1 after 5 overs.
Over 4 - Pak 25/0 (Shehzad 9, Jamshed 16)
Four, Jamshed starts the over with a boundary, Steyn bowls it outside off but Jamshed works it through long on for a fine boundary. Then he takes a single to get off strike. Shehzad hits a six, fabulous shot from him over deep mid wicket. A single to end the over, 12 runs from it.
Over 3 - Pak 13/0 (Shehzad 2, Jamshed 11)
Morkel continues, Jamshed cuts it through backward point for a boundary. Jamshed guides a poor delivery from Morkel to the fine leg boundary, too straight from Morkel. Another one on the pads from Morkel, this time Jamshed only gets a single to fine leg. Nine from the over, Pakistan 13 for no loss after 3 overs.
Over 2 - Pak 4/0 (Shehzad 2, Jamshed 2)
Steyn will start from the other end. Steyn starts with a good delivery to Jamshed, induces the drive and just beats the outside edge of the bat. Another limp drive from Jamshed and Steyn happy to angle the ball across him and to beat the outside edge again. A single from Jamshed, and a couple of dots to finish the over. Good start from Steyn and Morkel.
Over 1 - Pak 3/0 (Shehzad 2, Jamshed 1)
Jamshed takes a single as Morkel starts the bowling for South Africa. Shehzad works the last ball for a couple of runs.
South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, AB de Villiers, David Miller, Aaron Phangiso, Dale Steyn, Ryan McLaren, Morne Morkel, David Wiese.
Pakistan (Playing XI): Nasir Jamshed, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez(c), Umar Akmal(w), Sohaib Maqsood, Umar Amin, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Bilawal Bhatti, Junaid Khan, Saeed Ajmal
South Africa are playing AB de Villiers and Aaron Phangiso, Tsotsobe taking a rest as he is feeling ill. Henry Davids is replaced by AB who was rested in the last T20.
Pakistan have won the toss and have elected to bat first. The first T20 was decided by rain, South Africa winning by 4 runs with the D/L method.
Hello and welcome to the second T20 between Pakistan and South Africa, this time in Cape Town, where the sun is shining so rain shouldn't affect this game as it did in Joburg. The Proteas lead the series one-nil.
- 22nd Nov 2013
- Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
- J D Johannes, S Shaun
- TV Umpire
- K H Karl
- Match Referee
- A J Andrew
- Reserve Umpire
- M W Murray
s africa BATTING CARD
|H.M. Amla||c Bhatti b Ajmal||48|
|Q. de Kock||c Jamshed b Afridi||26|
|F. du Plessis||c Hafeez b Afridi||6|
|A.B. de Villiers||b Afridi||13|
|J.P. Duminy||Not out||47|
|D.A. Miller||Not out||22|
|Extras||1nb, 3w, 4lb||8|
|Total||20.0 Overs||170 - 4|