S Africa vs Pakistan
SA win by 4 runs D/L method
The rain has stopped, but the match has been called off. SA win by 4 runs using the D/L method.
Over 9.1 - Pak 60/2 (Akmal 7, Hafeez 13)
Thunder and lightning and the ground staff is ready with the covers. Hafeez takes a single from the first ball and rain stops play. The covers come on and its raining heavily. There will be reduction in the number of overs after 10 minutes. According to the D/L method, Pakistan are 5 runs behind at this point.
Over 9 - Pak 59/2 (Akmal 7, Hafeez 12)
Tahir brought into the attack. Akmal takes a single and then Hafeez takes one. Akmal cuts it past backward point for four. A couple of singles to end the over. Pakistan 59 for 2 after 9 overs.
Over 8 - Pak 51/2 (Akmal 1, Hafeez 10)
Duminy comes into the attack, interesting move from Faf. WICKET! Jamshed who was surviving with a lot of luck, hits it straight back to Duminy. A caught and bowled from Duminy and Faf's experiment to bring him on before Tahir has paid off. Great over from Duminy, a couple of runs and the wicket.
Over 7 - Pak 49/1 (Jamshed 18, Hafeez 9)
Tsotsobe starts his last over. Hafeez takes a single and then Jamshed gets another lucky boundary, edges the short ball over the keeper for four. Jamshed ends the over with a boundary, four leg byes. Pakistan 49 for 1 after 7 overs.
Over 6 - Pak 40/1 (Jamshed 14, Hafeez 8)
Morkel introduced into the attack, Steyn is held back for later. Jamshed taps it on the off side and wants a single, Hafeez sends him back. There is some problem with the sight screen. Appeal for lbw, Jamshed trapped on his pads, umpire thinks he got an edge on it. Jamshed works it through midwicket and the timing carries the ball to the boundary. Another boundary to end the over, Pakistan 40 after 6 overs.
Over 5 - Pak 30/1 (Jamshed 5, Hafeez 7)
Tsotsobe starts his 3rd over. Jamshed takes a single from the second ball, Hafeez drives it through extra cover for a single. Just three runs from the over, Pakistan going at 6 runs per over.
Over 4 - Pak 27/1 (Jamshed 3, Hafeez 6)
Steyn to Hafeez, he has got Hafeez's wicket 12 times out of 18 in all forms of cricket. Hafeez takes a single, and exchanges words with Steyn. Three leg byes, Jamshed pads it down to fine leg, Tahir stops it before the ropes to save a single. Four, Hafeez drives it on mid-on for four to end the over.
Over 3 - Pak 19/1 (Jamshed 3, Hafeez 1)
Tsotsobe gets the first wicket! WICKET! Shehzad is bowled for 9. Shehzad goes for the cut, is cramped for room and drags it on to his stumps. Hafeez comes out to bat. Hafeez gets off the mark with a single. Good over from Tsotsobe, Pakistan 19 for 1 after 3 overs.
Over 2 - Pak 17/0 (Jamshed 2, Shehzad 9)
Dale Steyn to starts from the other end. Four, Shehzad pushes it to fine leg for four, full delivery on the pads from Steyn. Four dots and the a boundary to end the over. Shehzad drives the last ball through sweeper cover for four. Pakistan 17 for no loss.
Over 1 - Pak 9/0 (Jamshed 2, Shehzad 1)
Pakistani openers come out to bat, Shehzad and Jamshed will face Tsotsobe. He starts with five wides down the leg side, another wide from Tsotsobe. Good comeback from Tsotsobe, a few dots and the a couple of runs to end the over. Pakistan 9 for no loss after the first over.
SA 153 for 7 after 20 overs
Pakistan have done well to restrict South Africa to 153 after the blistering start that Amla and de Kock gave the hosts. But 153 is a good score on this pitch which is skiddy and quick. Steyn and Morkel will be a handful, Pakistan will have to bat well to chase this down.
Over 20 - SA 153/7 (Miller 19, Morkel 8)
Miller digs out the yorker for a single, Morkel on strike. Last over of the innings, Tanvir to Morkel, dot ball. Morkel on strike and four, Morkel clears his front leg and drives it through long on for four. A poor delivery from Tanvir and another four from Morkel. Four, a poor fielding from the last ball of the innings gives Morkel another boundary. Three fours in the last over, South Africa end on 153 for 7 after their 20 overs.
Over 19 - SA 140/7 (Miller 18)
A single to Steyn from the first ball, brings Miller on strike to Khan. Four, Miller drives it through deep extra cover for four. Miller takes a single to short cover, Steyn on strike for the last two balls of the over. Khan struggling with his left ankle, Miller drills the ball into Khan with a straight drive. Slower ball from Khan, Steyn swings and misses. WICKET! Three wickets in three overs for Pakistan, Steyn is caught by Rehman who is on the field for Bhatti. Steyn slices it to third man.
Over 18 - SA 118/6 (Miller 13, Steyn 1)
Parnell takes a single to mid off to bring Miller on strike. Six, Miller attacks Bhatti, he picks the slower one and dispatches it into the big scoreboard over midwicket, what a shot. Four, Miller targets long off and drives it for four, the fielder at mid off had no chance of stopping that. A single, Miller squeezes the yorker to cover for a quick single. A no ball from Bhatti, Parnell pushes the full toss for a couple to sweeper cover, Bhatti gets the yorker wrong. The fielder in the deep catches it but it is a no ball so Parnell survives. WICKET! Parnell ran two to give Miller the strike for the next over, but was run out by a big margin. SA lose their 6th for 134 after 18 overs.
Over 17 - SA 117/5 (Miller 2, Parnell 1)
Junaid Khan comes back into the attack. His one over went ofr 12 runs, he will be looking to better those figures. Miller takes a risky single, just drops it and runs hard, safe in the end. Faf gets a four, too short from Khan and Faf pulls it through mid wicket for four. WICKET! SA lose their captain, Faf comes down the wicket and tries to hit it over mid off, mistimes it and Maqsood takes a good catch. Parnell comes out to bat. SA falling apart here, but Miller can change that. SA 117 for 5 after 17 overs.
Over 16 - SA 111/4 (Miller 1, du Plessis 18)
Bhatti starts his third over, four more overs to go in the innings. Three singles from the first three balls. South Africa will look to accelerate from here, they failed to do this in the last T20 in the UAE. WICKET! Bhatti gets his first wicket in T20s, Duminy caught by Hafeez. Great catch from Hafeez, Duminy tries to pull the short ball only to edge it to midwicket and Hafeez takes a good low catch. Miller walks out to bat, SA need some runs here. Good over from Bhatti, just four runs from it and the wicket of Duminy.
Over 15 - SA 107/3 (Duminy 10, du Plessis 16)
Faf takes a single to midwicket. Afridi bowling his final over for the day. Just a single from the over, Pakistani spinners putting the brakes on. Afridi finishes with 4 over 14 runs for a wicket.
Over 14 - SA 106/3 (Duminy 10, du Plessis 15)
Three singles from the first three balls, Hafeez comes on to bowl his final over. SA bring up their 100 in the 14th over. There seems to be some problem with the ball, it has gone out of shape and has been replaced by the umpires. Faf pushes the next ball through mid wicket for a quick two runs. Two more to fine leg, the running between the wickets is very quick. A single to end the over, SA 106 for 3 after 14 overs.
Over 13 - SA 98/3 (Duminy 8, du Plessis 9)
Duminy takes a single to mid off, a couple more singles. Five singles from the over, the run rate now around 7.5 per over.
Over 12 - SA 93/3 (Duminy 5, du Plessis 7)
Bhatti brought back into the attack after the fall of three wickets. JP Duminy is the new batsman. Six runs from the over, Duminy gets off the mark with a boundary, SA 93 for 3 after 12 overs.
Over 11 - SA 88/3 (Duminy 0, du Plessis 7)
Afridi bowls Davids, South Africa lose another wicket. WICKET! Davids fails to make an impact with the bat. SA 87 for 3 after 11 overs.
Over 10 - SA 83/2 (Davids 2, du Plessis 4)
Hafeez starts his 3rd over. de Kock drives it straight and hits Faf on the arm, they don't take a run from the rebound. de Kock lofts it straight down the ground past long off for four. WICKET! SA lose both their openers, Hafeez gets another important wicket. de Kock tries to hit it for a six, but Tanvir takes a good catch at long on. Henry Davids comes to the crease. A single to Davids who gets off the mark. SA 83 for 2 after 10 overs.
Over 9 - SA 77/1 (de Kock 39, du Plessis 3)
A couple of singles to start the over and then Pakistan miss a run out. Faf comes down the wicket and hits it to point, de Kock wanted the single but is sent back by Faf and just makes his ground in the end. Afridi finishes his first over, four runs from it. SA 77 for 1 after 9 overs.
Over 8 - SA 73/1 (de Kock 37, du Plessis 2)
Three singles from the over so far, Hafeez trying to stop the run flow. WICKET! Amla bowled for 31, Hafeez gets the much needed breakthrough. It was fast and in the blockhole and Amla misses it because of the extra pace. South Africa lose their first wicket. Faf walks out to bat.
Over 7 - SA 69/0 (Amla 30, de Kock 35)
Bilawal Bhatti comes into the attack on debut against Amla who is looking to scoring quickly. A leg bye to start the over and then de Kock edges it through to third man for four. de Kock takes a single through midwicket. A wide down leg from Bhatti, and a single to end the over.
Over 6 - SA 60/0 (Amla 29, de Kock 29)
Hafeez brings himself into the attack. A couple of singles and Amla punches it through extra cover for four. Another single to end the over, seven runs from it. South Africa going at 10 runs per over in the power play.
Over 5 - SA 53/0 (Amla 23, de Kock 28)
Junaid Khan brought into the attack to stop the run flow. de Kock peppers the midwicket region. Two more boundaries in the over, South Africa really accelerating here. After 5 overs, SA 53 for no loss.
Over 4 - SA 41/0 (Amla 23, de Kock 16)
Amla is looking in fine form here, A couple of boundary to start the over. Amla flicks both through square leg for four. Tanvir bowls a wide down leg. de Kock drives the ball through deep midwicket again for four, another great shot from him. SA 41 for no loss after 4 overs.
Over 3 - SA 30/0 (Amla 18, de Kock 12)
Cracking shot, Amla gets forward and square drives it through sweeper cover for four. Another great shot from Amla, second boundary of the over. Another boundary, de Kock joins the action, uses his wrists it get it through midwicket for another boundary. Expensive over for Pakistan, SA 30 for no loss after 3 overs.
Over 2 - SA 13/0 (Amla 5, de Kock 8)
Sohail Tanvir starts from the other end. de Kock works the ball through deep midwicket for a couple of runs. A single to de Kock brings Amla on strike. Amla shuffles in his crease and taps it to point for a single. Four from the over, SA 13 for no loss.
Over 1 - SA 9/0 (Amla 4, de Kock 5)
Anwar Ali will start for Pakistan and Amla and de Kock will open the batting for South Africa. de Kock gets off the mark with a lovely cover drive for four, then takes a single to get off strike. The outfield is slow because of the rain, but the ball has enough on it to reach the boundary. Amla defends the first ball and then runs the next one down to fine leg for four. Nine from the first over.
The game will begin in 10 minutes and there will be no reduction in the overs. Bilawal Bhatti makes his debut for Pakistan.
Pakistan have won the toss and will bowl first. Razzaq and Malik are injured so Pakistan have 13 players in their squad. South Africa are resting AB de Villiers, Duminy will take his place. Morne Morkel returns and replaces Ryan McLaren.
The toss has been delayed because of rain. The weather is slowly clearing up so we should have play soon.
Hello and welcome to the first T20 between South Africa and Pakistan, just a few days after the same set of fixtures ended in the UAE. Will Pakistan come out on top this time? Join us at 4pm GMT (6pm SA) for the action from the Wanderers.
- 20th Nov 2013
- Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl.
- New Wanderers Stadium
- J D Johannes, S Shaun
- TV Umpire
- K H Karl
- Match Referee
- A J Andrew
- Reserve Umpire
- M Martin
pakistan BATTING CARD
|A. Shehzad||b Tsotsobe||9|
|N. Jamshed||c&b Duminy||18|
|M. Hafeez||Not out||13|
|U. Akmal||Not out||7|
|Total||9.1 Overs||60 - 2|