Saturday, February 20, 2010

Pakistan vs England 1st Twenty20

Pakistan and England are scheduled to play  Twenty20 series in Dubai. They are scheduled to plat 2 Twenty20 match.

1st Twenty20 on 19th Feb Friday in Dubai International Cricket Stadium
2nd Twenty20 on 20th Feb Saturday in Dubai International Cricket Stadium

As per the schedule yesterday Feb 19th 1st Twenty20 match was played between them in Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first.

Pakistan's Squad:
Imran Nazir, Imran Farhat, Khalid Latif, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik,Fawad Alam, Abdul Razzaq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Arafat, Umar Gul and Saeed Ajmal.

England's Squad:
I Trott, J Denly, K Petersen, P Collingwood, E Morgan, L Wright, M Prior, T Bresnan, S Board, G Swann and R Sidebottom.

Match Result:
England won the match by 7 wickets at 18.3 overs and E Morgan was named as the player of the match for his 67 runs in 51 balls with 7-4's & 2-6's.

Match Summary:
Pakistan started their innings with Imran Nazir and Imran Farhat, but the openers failed to do their job. Middle order batsmens Shoaib Malik, Fawad Alam and Abdul Razzaq played a sensible cricket.Pakistan managed to score only 129 runs in 20 overs by losing 9 wickets. For Pakistan Shoaib Malik scored 33 runs, Fawad Alam scored 23 runs and Abdul Razzaq scored 22 runs. For England T Bresnan, S Board & G Swann each took 2 wickets and K Wright 1 wicket.

With the target of 130 runs England started their innings with J Trott and J Denly, but at one stage England went 3 wickets down for just 18 runs at 4.2 overs. Then K Pietersen and E Morgan played a brilliant innings and leaded their team to victory. They both scored 112 runs in their partnership. At 18.3 overs England reached their target and won the match by 7 wickets. For England E Morgan scored 67 runs, K Pietersen 43 runs and J Trott 4 runs. For Pakistan Abdul Razzaq and Yasir Arafat each took 1 wicket.

No comments:

Post a Comment