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PAK VS NAM Cricket Commentary

Super 12 - Match 3102-Nov-2021

189/220.0 oversRun rate: 9.45
VS
144/520.0 oversRun rate: 7.2
Pakistan beat Namibia by 45 runs
Namibia First innings
019.719.6: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, On a length, outside off. David Wiese looks to pull but misess again. PAKISTAN WIN BY 45 RUNS! 
219.619.5: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, Full and on middle, flicked to deep mid-wicket for a brace. 
019.519.4: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, Short and outside off, David Wiese looks to pull but misses. 
419.419.4: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, NO BALL AND FOUR! Short of a length, on middle. David Wiese swivels and pulls it to deep square leg for a boundary. Shaheen Afridi has overstepped and has to reload again. Free Hit coming up...
619.319.3: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, SIX! That sounded sweet! Good-length ball, outside off. David Wiese tonks it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. That's a massive blow! 
219.219.2: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, A yorker, on off. David Wiese lifts it towards long on. The fielder charges ahead to take the catch but the ball falls just short of him. Two taken! 
119.119.1: Shaheen Afridi to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, On a length, outside off. Nicol Loftie-Eaton slices it over point for a single. 
19 Overs | Runs : 128/5 | Run rate : 6.74
118.618.6: Haris Rauf to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, On a length, on leg. Nicol Loftie-Eaton knocks it in front of long off for one.
218.518.5: Haris Rauf to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Full and around off, steered to deep point. Nicol Loftie-Eaton rushes back for the second run and gets it comfortably at the end. 
018.418.4: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, On leg, David Wiese looks to whip it away but misses. He gets hit on the pads. The ball rolls to point and the batters take a leg bye. 
218.318.3: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, Short of a length, outside off. David Wiese pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
018.218.2: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, Short and on middle, David Wiese looks to pull but fails to connect. 
618.118.1: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, SIX! BANG! Fuller in length, on middle. David Wiese stands tall and smokes it straight down the ground for a biggie. 
18 Overs | Runs : 116/5 | Run rate : 6.44
017.617.6: Hasan Ali to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Hasan Ali ends his 4-over spell with a wicket to his name. Length and outside off. Nicol Loftie-Eaton comes across a long way and looks to scoop it over the keeper's head but misses.
217.517.5: Hasan Ali to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Full toss, around middle and leg. Nicol Loftie-Eaton makes room and pushes it through point. The batters come back for the second run. Good running between the wickets.
117.417.4: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, Another single! Full and outside off. Wiese reaches out and throws his bat at it. The ball takes the outer half and flies towards backward point. It lands safely. The batters cross for a single.
117.317.3: Hasan Ali to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Short and outside off. Nicol Loftie-Eaton guides it down to third man for a single.
017.217.2: Hasan Ali to Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Full length and on off. Nicol Loftie-Eaton plays it back to the bowler.
117.117.1: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, Good length and outside off. Wiese looks to chase it. The ball takes the inside edge, scoots past the stumps and goes towards square leg. They take one.
17 Overs | Runs : 111/5 | Run rate : 6.53
016.616.6: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, LEG BYE! OUCH! That must've hurt. Rauf bangs in a short ball, on off. Wiese stays inside the crease and looks to pull it away but misses. He gets hit on the helmet. The ball rolls out and the batters cross for a single. Haris Rauf straightaway turns to the batter to apologise and has a check on him.
016.516.5: Haris Rauf to JJ Smit, OUT! CAUGHT! Half of the Namibia side has been sent back now. Rauf serves an off-pace delivery, full and on off. Smit gets under it and skies it high in the air. The ball goes towards mid-wicket. Fakhar Zaman is stationed there and he takes a good catch. The skipper won't drop these. Rauf gets himseld on the wicket's column.
016.416.4: Haris Rauf to JJ Smit, Rauf bangs a short delivery, outside off. Smit looks to chase it but misses. 
116.316.3: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, Short and outside off. Wiese hangs back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
216.216.2: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, A couple now! Full length and on middle. Wiese throws his bat at it. The ball takes the outside edge and flies towards deep point. The batters take two comfortably.
016.116.1: Haris Rauf to David Wiese, Good-length delivery, outside off. Wiese comes down the track and looks to chase it but misses.
16 Overs | Runs : 107/4 | Run rate : 6.69
015.615.6: Shaheen Afridi to JJ Smit, Back of a length, around middle and leg. Smit looks to pull it away, but the ball takes the outside edge and falls on the off side. 6 runs off it.
115.515.5: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, Length and on off. David Wiese looks to push it to the off side. The ball goes to the leg side off the inner half. They take one.
015.415.4: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, Good-length ball, outside off. David Wiese cuts it to point. Shadab Khan makes a good stop.
415.315.3: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, FOUR! Nicely played. Low full toss, around middle and off. David Wiese lifts it over mid off and bags a boundary.
015.215.2: Shaheen Afridi to David Wiese, Length and on off. Wiese works it back to the bowler off the inner half. Shaheen Afridi collects the ball and dummies a throw at the striker's end. The players share a smile.
115.115.1: Shaheen Afridi to JJ Smit, Full and on off. Smit lifts it over covers and gets to the other end.
15 Overs | Runs : 101/4 | Run rate : 6.73
114.614.6: Hasan Ali to JJ Smit, EDGY! JJ Smit gets off the mark in a streaky manner. A length ball, on off. Smit looks to push it to the off side. The ball though takes the inside edge and runs fine. The batters cross for a single.
114.514.5: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, Full toss, on off. David Wiese comes forward and works it to long on for a single. This also brings up 100 runs for Namibia. 
414.414.4: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, FOUR! Great shot! Wiese gets into the attack now. Back of a length, just outside off. Wiese rides on the bounce and crunches it through backward point for a boundary.
214.314.3: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, Back of a length and on off. David Wiese pulls it to deep square leg for a brace.
014.214.2: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, Full and around off. David Wiese pushes it to cover.
014.114.1: Hasan Ali to David Wiese, A full-length ball, around middle and leg. David Wiese gets an inside edge onto the pads. Ali appeals for the lbw but the umpire is unmoved.
14 Overs | Runs : 93/4 | Run rate : 6.64
013.613.6: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, OUT! CAUGHT! A good knock by Williams comes to an end. Shadab Khan ends his spell of 4 with a wicket on the last delivery. Full and just outside off. Williams gets low and lifts it towards long off, hoping to clear the fence, but he does not connect well enough. Hasan Ali comes forward and takes a good catch.
413.513.5: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, FOUR! Up and over! Well played by Williams. Namibia need more of these. Short and outside off. Williams stays back and lifts it over backward point. The ball races away to the fence.
213.413.4: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, Two more! Tossed up, full and on off. Williams sweeps it towards fine leg. The batters cross for a single. There is an overthrow and the batters sneak another single. Good running.
113.313.3: Shadab Khan to David Wiese, Full and on off. Wiese comes forward and taps it to cover for a single.
013.213.2: Shadab Khan to David Wiese, Loopy ball, around off. Wiese drives it to square on the off side.
213.113.1: Shadab Khan to David Wiese, A couple to start the over! Full and on middle. Wiese clips it past mid on for two runs.
13 Overs | Runs : 84/3 | Run rate : 6.46
112.612.6: Imad Wasim to David Wiese, Tossed up, around off. Wiese pushes it to cover and gets off the mark with a single.
012.512.5: Imad Wasim to David Wiese, Full and on off. Wiese blocks it out.
012.412.4: Imad Wasim to David Wiese, Darted on the pads. Wiese looks to flick it away but misses. The ball rolls on to the leg side.
012.312.3: Imad Wasim to Gerhard Erasmus, OUT! CAUGHT! Imad Wasim gets his first wicket of the game. Gerhard Erasmus was on the attack, since the word go but this time he perishes. Floated, full and around off. Gerhard Erasmus hits it uppishly towards cover. Shadab Khan keeps his eyes on the ball and takes a dolly. Namibia are three wickets down now. They would hope they don't lose wickets in cluster now.
112.212.2: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, Tossed up, around off. Williams pushes it to cover for a single.
412.112.1: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, FOUR! SMACKED! Gerhard Erasmus looks to be in good touch now. Floated and around off. Williams comes down the track and lifts it over the bowler's head for a boundary.
12 Overs | Runs : 78/2 | Run rate : 6.5
111.611.6: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, Full and wide, outside off. Craig Williams slices it towards sweeper cover for a single.
411.511.5: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, FOUR! Thumpped! Namibia are putting their foot on the accelerator now! Short and on off, Craig Williams charges down the track and smashes it over the bowler's head for a boundary. 
111.411.4: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, DROPPED! Gerhard Erasmus gets a life line here. Full and outside off. Gerhard Erasmus dances down the track and lifts it towards long on. Shaheen Afridi settles under it but drops it in the end. The batters get a single.
011.311.3: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, Play and a miss! Flatter and outside off. Erasmus looks to chase it but misses.
011.211.2: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, NOT OUT! Gerhard Erasmus survives. Flatter and short, outside off. Erasmus looks to cut it away but misses. He ends up losing his foot work. Mohammad Rizwan was quick to whip the bails off. Rizwan appeals and the umpire takes it upstairs to confirm. UltraEdge shows no bat involved, as the third umpire checks for a caught behind. Erasmus had his back leg planted inside the crease.
111.111.1: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, Full, around off. Williams punches it through covers for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 71/2 | Run rate : 6.45
110.610.6: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, A single to end the over! Short of a length, outside off. Craig Williams cuts it to deep point for one.
010.510.5: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, What an over this is turning out to be! Five dots on the trot! Another slower ball, outside off. Craig Williams is way early into his shot. The ball whobbles away past the outside edge. 
010.410.4: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, Slower delivery, on a good length, outside off. Craig Williams looks to poke. He gets an inside edge and chops it back onto his boots. 
010.310.3: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, Three dots in a row! Short of a length, outside off. Craig Williams makes room and looks to punch. Gets beaten this time! 
010.210.2: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, Short once again, outside off. Craig Williams lets it go. 
010.110.1: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, Shortish and outside off, Craig Williams makes room and tries to cut but misses. 
10 Overs | Runs : 70/2 | Run rate : 7
49.69.6: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, FOUR! Erasmus has decided to take on Shadab here! Flighted ball, on middle. Gerhard Erasmus brings out a slog sweep. He places it into the gap towards deep mid-wicket. One bounce and into the fence. A good over for Namibia. 14 runs coming from it. At the halfway mark, Namibia are 70/2. 120 needed from 60 balls. 
69.59.5: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, SIX! Whoa! Full and outside off, Gerhard Erasmus steps down the track and smacks it over the bowler's head for a biggie. 
09.49.4: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, Outside off, dabbed to point.
29.39.3: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, Full and on off, Gerhard Erasmus dances down the track and swings it over the bowler's head. Haris Rauf at long off dives to stop the ball from racing away to the boundary. Two taken.
19.29.2: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, DROPPED! Flatter and quicker, on off. Craig Williams chips it straight back to the bowler. Shadab Khan moves to his right but the ball bursts through his hands. The ball goes towards long on and the batters take a single.
19.19.1: Shadab Khan to Gerhard Erasmus, Full toss and on off. Gerhard Erasmus pulls it through mid-wicket for a single. This was a gift really.
9 Overs | Runs : 56/2 | Run rate : 6.22
08.68.6: Mohammad Hafeez to Craig Williams, On middle, pushed back to the bowler.
18.58.5: Mohammad Hafeez to Gerhard Erasmus, On off, Gerhard Erasmus looks to work it on the leg side. He gets a leading edge to point.
18.48.4: Mohammad Hafeez to Craig Williams, OUT! RUN OUT! Flatter ball, on leg. Craig Williams hangs back and nudges it to deep square leg. Baard scampers down for the second run but is sent back by Craig Williams as he slipped. He is halfway down the track. Haris Rauf collects the ball and quickly throws it back to the keeper. Mohammad Rizwan collects it and whips the bails off in a flash while Stephan Baard dives full stretch to make it back. It is taken upstairs. Replay shows that Baard is caught a little short and has to depart. 
08.38.3: Mohammad Hafeez to Craig Williams, Drags his length back, on middle. Craig Williams makes room and looks to play it to the off side but misses. 
68.28.2: Mohammad Hafeez to Craig Williams, SIX! DISPATCHED! Loopy ball, on off. Craig Williams shimmies down the track and hammers it over long off. The fielder there is just a spectator as it lands way over him. A maximum! 
38.18.1: Mohammad Hafeez to Stephan Baard, Floated it up, on off. Stephan Baard reverse-sweeps it to third man for three runs.
8 Overs | Runs : 45/1 | Run rate : 5.63
17.67.6: Shadab Khan to Stephan Baard, Tosses it up, outside off. Baard drives it to deep cover for a single.
17.57.5: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, Short and on off, punched off the back foot to sweeper cover. A single.
17.47.4: Shadab Khan to Stephan Baard, Full and around off, Baard clips this one to deep mid-wicket for a single.
07.37.3: Shadab Khan to Stephan Baard, On middle, Baard reverse-sweeps it but straight to backward point.
17.27.2: Shadab Khan to Craig Williams, Slower through the air, on off. Williams drills it down to long off for a run.
17.17.1: Shadab Khan to Stephan Baard, Loopy ball, on leg. Stephan Baard tucks it on the leg side for a run.
7 Overs | Runs : 40/1 | Run rate : 5.71
46.66.6: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, FOUR! Slapped away! They need more of this now! Shorter and outside off, this is hammered through covers. It races away to the fence.
16.56.5: Imad Wasim to Stephan Baard, Angled into the pads, this is worked through mid-wicket for one.
16.46.4: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, This time he does connect with the paddle sweep, it goes towards fine leg for one.
06.36.3: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, Now Williams looks to play the paddle sweep but this is fired outside off, it also stays low. Beaten.
06.26.2: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, NOT OUT! Williams is in but that is a beauty! That has missed the off pole by just and we are wondering how? This lands on middle and then spins away. Williams lunges and tries to defend but this goes past the outside edge, just about kisses the off pole. Rizwan collects and takes the bails off. It is referred. Ultra Edge shows no spike. Williams foot is behind the crease.
06.16.1: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, A lot of turn there! This lands on off and then spins away. Williams looks to push at it but misses.
6 Overs | Runs : 34/1 | Run rate : 5.67
05.75.6: Haris Rauf to Stephan Baard, Short and outside off, Baard slashes but this one zips through. Rauf really bent his back on that one. End of the Powerplay and Pakistan on top after it. Namibia are 34 for 1.
65.65.5: Haris Rauf to Stephan Baard, SIX! That is picked up wonderfully! What a shot. Baard charges someone who is bowling close to 145 KPH. Rauf bowls it on the pads, Baard just uses the pace and clips it over the square leg fence for a biggie. Lovely, that was so nonchalant.
05.55.4: Haris Rauf to Stephan Baard, A slower short ball, this one stays low! Baard looks to pull but misses.
05.45.3: Haris Rauf to Stephan Baard, Length and on middle, Baard pushes it to mid on.
25.35.2: Haris Rauf to Stephan Baard, Shorter and on middle, Baard hops and works it through mid-wicket for two.
15.25.1: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, Quick run! On off, it is pushed to cover for one.
05.15.1: Haris Rauf to Craig Williams, WIDE! Down the leg side, Williams looks to flick but misses. Wided.
5 Overs | Runs : 25/1 | Run rate : 5
04.64.6: Imad Wasim to Stephan Baard, Full and around leg. Baard kneels and reverse sweeps it to point. A great start by Wasim. Just a single run off it.
04.54.5: Imad Wasim to Stephan Baard, Full and on off. Baard plays it back to the bowler.
14.44.4: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, Loopy ball, around off. The ball spins away. Williams plays it late to short third man for a single.
04.34.3: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, Three dots in a row! Floated, full and off. Williams stays back and punches it to cover.
04.24.2: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, Another dot now. Flatter and short, outside off. Williams cuts it hard to cover.
04.14.1: Imad Wasim to Craig Williams, Tossed up, around off. Williams stays back and pushes it to cover.
4 Overs | Runs : 23/1 | Run rate : 5.75
13.63.6: Hasan Ali to Craig Williams, A quick run to end! On off, Williams pushes it towards mid off and gets to the other end.
43.53.5: Hasan Ali to Craig Williams, FOUR! Nasty delivery and a fortunate boundary! A short one, on the body, Williams looks to pull but it hits the glove and goes down to the fine leg fence.
03.43.4: Hasan Ali to Craig Williams, This one stays low! Shorter and outside off, Williams looks to pull but misses.
33.33.3: Hasan Ali to Stephan Baard, Nicely timed stroke! Fuller and on off, Baard strokes it past mid off. Three taken.
03.23.2: Hasan Ali to Stephan Baard, Another lovely delivery! Length and outside off, this lands and comes back in. Once again goes past the inside edge as Baard looks to put bat on ball.
03.13.1: Hasan Ali to Stephan Baard, Around off, Baard times it wonderfully but finds point.
3 Overs | Runs : 15/1 | Run rate : 5
12.62.6: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, Goes fuller this time and on off, Baard strokes it to mid off for one.
02.52.5: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, The effort delivery from Shaheen! Fuller and angling away from off, that has flown through. Beats the outside edge of Braad as he tries to drive.
42.42.4: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, FOUR! Uppish but in the gap! Length and on off, Baard hits it on the up, it goes through cover-point for a boundary.
02.32.3: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, A good sharp bumper and on the body, ducked under.
22.22.2: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, Shaheen looks to bowl the yorker but ends up serving a full toss, it is clipped through mid-wicket for two.
02.12.1: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, Fuller and on middle, Baard works it to mid-wicket.
2 Overs | Runs : 8/1 | Run rate : 4
01.61.6: Hasan Ali to Craig Williams, That is a beauty! A really good first over from Hasan Ali! Lands this on a length and outside off, this one jags back in sharply. Cuts the batter into half, it goes between bat and body and over the stumps. Hasan Ali appeals but turned down.
01.51.5: Hasan Ali to Craig Williams, A good short one, outside off, Williams lets it go to the keeper.
01.41.4: Hasan Ali to Craig Williams, Good length and on off, Williams guides it to point.
01.31.3: Hasan Ali to Michael Van Lingen, OUT! TIMBER! That is the start Hasan Ali would have wanted. He has not been at his best but this wicket would make him feel really good. He goes fuller, this one shapes back in from off. Michael looks to flick but misses and the stumps are shattered. Early wicket for Pakistan.
11.21.2: Hasan Ali to Stephan Baard, Angled into the pads, this is worked towards deep square leg for one.
01.11.1: Hasan Ali to Stephan Baard, The batter seemed late on that one! Fuller and outside off, shapes away. Baard looks to jam it out but is late on the shot.
1 Overs | Runs : 7/0 | Run rate : 7
40.60.6: Shaheen Afridi to Michael Van Lingen, FOUR! Michael Van Lingen gets off the mark with a boundary. Namibia are off to a posive start. A length ball, on the pads. Michael Van Lingen flicks it through mid-wicket. The ball goes through the gap and into the fence. This was all about timing the shot. 7 runs off the first over.
10.50.5: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, A single now! Full and on off. Baard works it to mid-wicket for a run. Michael Van Lingen to face the final ball of the over.
00.40.4: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, Third dot of the over! A length ball, on off. Baard tucks it to mid-wicket with an angled blade.
20.30.3: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, A couple now! Stephan Baard and Namibia are off the mark. Full and on the pads. Baard flicks it to mid-wicket. Asif Ali misfields and the batters take two comfortably.
00.20.2: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, This time it is fuller, in the channel of uncertainty. Baard looks to dig it out but misses.
00.10.1: Shaheen Afridi to Stephan Baard, A length ball, outside off, angled across the batter. Stephan Baard looks to have a poke at it but misses. Nervy start by Baard.
Pakistan First innings
Mohammad Rizwan79 | 50)*
Mohammad Hafeez(32 | 16)
JJ Smit4|0|50|0
219.619.6: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, Full-length ball, around off. Rizwan punches it through covers for a couple. 24 runs coming off it. PAKISTAN END THEIR INNINGS AT 189/2.
419.519.5: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Rizwan is having no mercy on JJ Smit here. 22 runs coming off the 5 deliveries. Short ball, outside off. Rizwan hangs back and cuts it through point for a boundary.
419.419.4: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Mohammad Rizwan continues on his merry way. A slower, full-length ball, outside off. Rizwan slashes it through point and bags a boundary. This is the fourth consecutive ball to cross the boundary line. 
419.319.3: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Third boundary for Rizwan in this over. Back of a length, outside off. Mohammad Rizwan upper cuts it over backward point for a boundary. How expensive will this over turn out to be?
619.219.2: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX! Rizwan capitalises on the loose ball. Full toss and on middle. Rizwan comes across and smokes it over the square leg fence for a biggie. 10 runs coming off the first two deliveries. 
419.119.1: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Rizwan starts the final over with a boundary. Full-length ball, around middle. Rizwan goes back and drills it towards long off. The ball first evades the man at mid on and later David Wiese puts in a dive in the deep but in vain. 
19 Overs | Runs : 165/2 | Run rate : 8.68
118.618.6: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, Low full toss, on off. Rizwan hits it dead straight and smashes the stumps on the non-striker's end. The batters sneak a single. 10 runs off the over.
018.518.5: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, A slower, length ball, outside off. Rizwan looks to push it through the off side but misses. The ball bounces three times before reaching the keeper.
618.418.4: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX! BANG! Rizwan reaches his FIFTY is some style. Full toss and on off. Rizwan stays back and smokes it over the square leg fence for a maximum.
118.318.3: David Wiese to Mohammad Hafeez, On a length, outside off. Mohammad Hafeez punches it through long off for a single.
018.218.2: David Wiese to Mohammad Hafeez, Wiese fires in a yorker and on middle. Hafeez stays back and digs it out safely.
218.118.1: David Wiese to Mohammad Hafeez, Full toss and way outside off. Mohammad Hafeez slashes it through cover. The batters take two before the fielder cuts it out.
18 Overs | Runs : 155/2 | Run rate : 8.61
417.617.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Moves to 48! Another sweep shot and another boundary! A full toss outside off, Rizwan moves across and plays it through square leg. End of a huge over from Ruben Trumpelmann.
117.517.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Hafeez, Gets away with probably what is the worst delivery of the over! He bowls a full toss, outside off, Hafeez carves it but towards deep point for one only. Rizwan finally comes on strike. He is a big hit away from a half ton.
217.417.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Hafeez, Almost drags it on! Instead, gets two more! Shorter and outside off, Hafeez slashes at it, it goes off the inside edge past the off pole and down to fine leg for two.
217.317.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Hafeez, Two more! Fuller and outside off, Hafeez chips it over covers for two more.
417.217.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Hafeez is dealing in boundaries here! This one is fortunate but he will take it! This is fuller and outside off, Hafeez looks to go over covers but this flies more off the outer half towards deep cover-point. David Wiese runs to his left and then dives forward, fails to get to the ball and it goes behind for a boundary. Good try by David but in vain.
417.117.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Hafeez is toying with the field here! Outstanding stuff! Ruben Trumpelmann bowls it full and outside off, Hafeez just goes down on one knee and then guides it past the diving short fine leg fielder for a boundary.
17 Overs | Runs : 138/2 | Run rate : 8.12
116.616.6: JJ Smit to Mohammad Hafeez, Another slower one, this time it is bowled into the wicket. Hafeez drags it towards deep mid-wicket for one. End of a very good over for Pakistan.
016.516.5: JJ Smit to Mohammad Hafeez, Hafeez will feel he missed out there! This is angled into the pads, Hafeez tries to flick but misses. It hits the pad and rolls on the leg side. Rizwan wants a run but is sent back.
416.416.4: JJ Smit to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Deft! This is outstanding! What batting! This is not a bad delivery but the class of Hafeez shows there. A slower one on off, Hafeez just waits and then guides it between point and short third man. It races away to the fence.
416.316.3: JJ Smit to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Cheeky and very effective! Plays the paddle scoop, gets into position early. The bowler looks to go really full and on the stumps but ends up serving a full toss, Hafeez just guides it down to the fine leg fence.
216.216.2: JJ Smit to Mohammad Hafeez, Really good running again! On middle, this is worked through mid-wicket. Two taken.
016.116.1: JJ Smit to Mohammad Hafeez, Leading edge but safe! On middle, this one moves away. Hafeez looks to work it on the leg side but it is against the movement. It goes off the leading edge but lands well short of the cover fielder.
16 Overs | Runs : 127/2 | Run rate : 7.94
115.615.6: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Hafeez, A single to end then! On off, Hafeez drops it on the off side and gets to the other end.
415.515.5: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Hafeez is off the mark with a boundary! Lovely timing! Shorter and outside off, Hafeez waits and then places it past point. The fielder in the deep, runs to his left and dives but fails to stop it.
015.415.4: Jan Frylinck to Fakhar Zaman, OUT! TAKEN! What a catch that is! Green, take a bow! Absolutely brilliant. Zaman can't believe his luck and Namibia have two in quick succession. Zaman skips down the track and this is bowled on a length and outside off, he looks to play it square on the off side but it goes off the outside edge to the left of the keeper who is wrong-footed. Green though dives to his left and takes a one-handed reflex catch.
215.315.3: Jan Frylinck to Fakhar Zaman, Comes down the track again but gets way too close to the pitch of the ball. He works it through mid-wicket for two.
015.215.2: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, NOT OUT! Impact outside off! Namibia lose a review! Shorter and outside off, Rizwan shuffles across and tries to pull. This lands outside off and jags back in. Rizwan misses and gets hit on the pads. An appeal but turned down. It rolls down to third man. A leg bye taken. Namibia review but replays show that the on-field call is the right one.
115.115.1: Jan Frylinck to Fakhar Zaman, Zaman comes down the track but yorks himself! He jams it out towards mid off for one.
15 Overs | Runs : 118/1 | Run rate : 7.87
114.614.6: David Wiese to Fakhar Zaman, Another single to end! So a really good comeback from David Wiese after going for a boundary on the first ball! On middle, this is worked through mid-wicket for one.
114.514.5: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, Short and outside off, Rizwan slaps it through covers for just the single.
214.414.4: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, Two now! On middle, Rizwan works it with soft hands through mid-wicket. Takes two.
114.314.3: David Wiese to Fakhar Zaman, Fuller and on off, Zaman strokes it to mid off for one. He is off the mark.
014.214.2: David Wiese to Babar Azam, OUT! TAKEN! Finally a wicket for David Wiese, finally luck goes their way. This is short and on middle, a slower one. Azam heaves but it goes more off the toe-end and he holes out to Jan Frylinck at deep mid-wicket. A good innings from Azam but he would have loved to continue. Can Namibia build on this?
414.114.1: David Wiese to Babar Azam, MISFIELD AND FOUR! It is all falling apart now for Namibia! This is outside off, Azam swings, this one flies off the outside edge towards third man. The fielder runs to his left and lets it through.
14 Overs | Runs : 109/0 | Run rate : 7.79
113.613.6: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, A single to end! Jan Frylinck goes full and on middle, it is yet another slower one. Azam looks to go downtown but is done in by the lack of pace. It goes off the inner half through mid-wicket for one.
113.513.5: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, Another excellent slower one! Rizwan is once again way too early in the pull, it goes off the toe-end towards point for one.
313.413.4: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, NOT OUT! Really good running in the end! Brilliant from Rizwan too. What a dive that was. On middle, this is worked through mid-wicket. They take one and go for the second. The fielder in the deep, hits the stumps at the bowler's end. Half an appeal. The umpire waits as it deflects away from the fielder backing up. Rizwan gets back onto his feet and takes another run. Now time for the replays as it is referred and they show that the full stretch dive by Rizwan saves him.
113.313.3: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, Whacked but only for one! Shorter and angled into the body, Rizwan times the pull beauitfully but towards deep square leg for one.
113.213.2: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, Safe again! On middle, Azam is early into the flick. This goes off the leading edge but in the vacant mid off region for one.
113.113.1: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, A good short ball, slower one, Rizwan is slightly early in the pull, it goes more off the underedge on the leg side. A single taken.
13 Overs | Runs : 101/0 | Run rate : 7.77
212.612.6: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, Two and the ton is up for Pakistan! Outstanding from the two openers. Started off slowly but now are taking the attack to the bowlers. Lovely placement again. On middle, this is worked wide of long on for two.
012.512.5: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Mohammad Rizwan, Really good running! Rizwan shuffles across and looks to sweep this one bowled outside off. He misses to get hit on the pads. It rolls on the off side. They scamper through for one. The keeper gets to the ball and has a shy but hits Rizwan. Leg bye signaled.
012.412.4: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Mohammad Rizwan, Does not find the gap! Skips down the track again and makes room this time, slaps it hard but to covers.
612.312.3: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX! Lovely use of the feet! Excellent shot! Uses his feet, gets to the pitch of the ball and tonks it over the long on fence for a biggie. Rizwan is in top gear now.
112.212.2: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, Mistimed but safe! On off, Azam looks to go inside out but it goes more off the outer half towards wide mid off for one.
212.112.1: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, Nicely played for two! Azam skips down the track, makes it into a full toss and works it between deep mid-wicket and long on for two.
12 Overs | Runs : 89/0 | Run rate : 7.42
411.611.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Length ball, slanting in on leg, Mohammad Rizwan swings across the line but misses. He gets hit on the thigh pad and the ball races away to the fine leg fence. Ruben Trumpelmann appeals for an lbw but the umpire says no. Given runs off the bat as well! 
111.511.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Babar Azam, Good-length ball, on off. Azam knocks this down to long on for one.
411.411.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Babar Azam, FOUR! Length ball, outside off. Babar Azam uses his feet and lifts it over exra cover for a boundary. 
211.311.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Babar Azam, FIFTY! Back of a length, on middle. Babar Azam clips it off the back foot towards deep square leg for a brace. He brings up his fifty. Just a gentle raise of bat from him. This is his 24th T20I half century. 
011.211.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Slower delivery, on middle. Mohammad Rizwan fails to get his bat on it. The ball drops on the leg side off his forearms and the batters take a leg bye. 
611.111.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX! Mohammad Rizwan getting into the act now! Length ball, on middle. Mohammad Rizwan advances down the track and pummels it over long on. The ball falls just over the long on fielder. Ruben Trumpelmann could not believe that. A maximum. 
11 Overs | Runs : 71/0 | Run rate : 6.45
410.610.6: Ben Shikongo to Babar Azam, FOUR! Babar Azam showing his class! Short of a length, on off. Babar Azam moves on the leg side and simply punches it off the back foot through covers. The fielder from deep point runs to his right but the ball wins the race. A boundary. 
110.510.5: Ben Shikongo to Mohammad Rizwan, Full and outside off, Mohammad Rizwan clips it to deep mid-wicket. He wanted the second run but was sent back by Babar Azam.
110.410.4: Ben Shikongo to Babar Azam, On a length, around off. Babar Azam works it to deep square leg for a single. 
110.310.3: Ben Shikongo to Mohammad Rizwan, Short of a length, outside off, dabbed to point for a run.
410.210.2: Ben Shikongo to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Well played! Fine leg was up and Ben Shikongo bowls it on a length, on leg. Mohammad Rizwan swivels and pulls it past short fine leg for a boundary. Easy pickings! 
110.110.1: Ben Shikongo to Babar Azam, Short and outside off, Babar Azam swats it to long on for one.
10 Overs | Runs : 59/0 | Run rate : 5.9
19.69.6: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, Flatter and short, outside off. Azam hangs back and cuts it through point for a single. Pakistan are 59/0 at the halfway mark.
19.59.5: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Mohammad Rizwan, Tossed up, outside off. Rizwan comes forward and throws his bat at it. The ball takes the inside edge and goes towards fine leg. They take one.
19.49.4: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, Floated, on off. Azam pushes it to cover for a single.
49.39.3: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, FOUR! Top class shot. Full and on middle. Azam comes forward and hits it down the ground towards long on for a boundary.
19.29.2: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Mohammad Rizwan, Full toss and outside off. Rizwan heaves it across the line towards deep mid-wicket for a single.
19.19.1: Nicol Loftie-Eaton to Babar Azam, Loopy ball, full and on off. Azam prods and works it to mid on for a single.
9 Overs | Runs : 50/0 | Run rate : 5.56
18.68.6: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, 50 is up for Pakistan now. Full and on off. Azam lifts it towards long on for another single.
08.58.5: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, BEATEN! Good length and outside off. Azam looks to chase it but misses. This is a nice delivery by Smit.
18.48.4: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, Full and on off. Rizwan shuffles inside the line and flicks it to mid-wicket for another single.
18.38.3: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, Length and on the pads. Azam eases it towards mid-wicket and the batters cross for a single.
18.28.2: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, Short and outside off. Mohammad Rizwan comes down the track and slaps it towards long on for a run.
18.18.1: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, Back of a length, angled into the batter, around middle. Azam stays back and pulls it to mid-wicket for a run.
8 Overs | Runs : 45/0 | Run rate : 5.63
17.67.6: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, Length and on middle. Azam tucks it to mid-wicket for a single.
27.57.5: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, Full and on the  pads. Babar Azam flicks it to deep square leg. The fielder fumbles which allows the batters to take the second run. Lately, Namibian players have been inconsistent in the field. The skipper would hope such mistakes do not repeat several times.
27.47.4: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, Touch short and outside off. Azam swings at it. The ball takes the outside edge and goes towards third man. Ben Shikongo comes running to his left and makes a good stop near the ropes. The batters pick a couple this time.
17.37.3: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, Outside edge, but safe! A length ball, around off. Rizwan looks to push it out. The ball takes the outside edge and evades the diving effort of the fielder at backward point. They take one.
17.27.2: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, Length and outside off. Azam pushes it gently through covers for a single.
27.17.1: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, On a length, outside off. Azam punches it through point. The batters take a brace.
7 Overs | Runs : 36/0 | Run rate : 5.14
26.66.6: Ben Shikongo to Mohammad Rizwan, Slightly short and on off. Rizwan pulls it to deep square leg. The fielder in the deep fumbles and the batters pick two with ease.
16.56.5: Ben Shikongo to Babar Azam, Back of a length and on off. Azam pulls it off the bottom end to long on for a single.
26.46.4: Ben Shikongo to Babar Azam, A couple now! Slightly short and on off. Azam stays inside the crease and gets the inner half of the blade while looking to pull it away. The batters pick two.
16.36.3: Ben Shikongo to Mohammad Rizwan, A single now. Full and on off. Rizwan shuffles across and clips it through mid-wicket for a run.
06.26.2: Ben Shikongo to Mohammad Rizwan, OUCH! That must've hurt. Back of a length, around middle. Rizwan hangs back, swivels and looks to pull it away but misses. He was a little early into his stroke. The ball goes through to hit him on the rib cage. 
16.16.1: Ben Shikongo to Babar Azam, Ben Shikongo serves a length ball, on middle. Azam stays inside the crease and tucks it to square leg for a single.
6 Overs | Runs : 29/0 | Run rate : 4.83
15.65.6: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, On a length, outside off. Azam pushes it to cover and takes off for a quick single. A tidy over by Jan Frylinck. Just 6 runs off it. At the end of Powerplay, Pakistan are at 29/0.
05.55.5: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, A full-length ball, outside off. The ball nips in. Azam looks to defend it out on the front foot but misses. The ball goes to the off side off the thigh pads. On some other day, this delivery could've gone to rattle the stumps.
45.45.4: Jan Frylinck to Babar Azam, FOUR! Don't bother running for that! That is crunched! Short of a length, outside off. Babar Azam stands tall and crunches it through covers for a boundary. 
15.35.3: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, Full and on off. Rizwan pushes it to mid on. The fielder collects the ball and throws it to the keeper. The keeper fumbles and the batters sneak a single. This will be frustrating for the bowler.
05.25.2: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, Length and on off. Rizwan pulls it hard to mid-wicket. The fielder dives to his left and makes a sharp stop.
05.15.1: Jan Frylinck to Mohammad Rizwan, CLOSE! Some movement this time. A slower, length ball, around off. The ball stays low and moves away a bit. Rizwan looks to push it out but misses. The ball evades the off pole.
5 Overs | Runs : 23/0 | Run rate : 4.6
14.64.6: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, Length ball, on off. Mohammad Rizwan knocks it to mid on and crosses over. 
44.54.5: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR! Nicely played! A touch full, shaping in, on leg. Mohammad Rizwan flicks it to deep square leg for a boundary. 
04.44.4: JJ Smit to Mohammad Rizwan, NOT OUT! Touch fuller from JJ Smit, on middle. Mohammad Rizwan plants his front foot forward and looks to play across the line. He misses and gets hit on the pads. JJ Smit appeals for an LBW and the umpire agrees. He takes a review. UltraEdge shows no bat involved. Ball Tracking shows that the ball was pitching outside leg. Excellent review from Pakistan. 
14.34.3: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, Quick single taken! Length delivery, on middle. Babar Azam taps it to point. 
04.24.2: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, On a good length, on off. Babar Azam prods forward and defends it to cover. 
44.14.1: JJ Smit to Babar Azam, FOUR! Short and punished! Short of a length, on middle. Babar Azam pulls it with disdain past the diving mid-wicket fielder for a boundary. 
4 Overs | Runs : 13/0 | Run rate : 3.25
13.63.6: David Wiese to Babar Azam, Risky single! Good-length ball, on off. Babar Azam nudges it to mid-wicket. Mohammad Rizwan responds late but makes it to the crease with a full-stretched dive.
03.53.5: David Wiese to Babar Azam, That's much better from David Wiese! Good-length ball, outside off, nipping in. Babar Azam looks to punch it towards covers off the back foot. The ball whizzes past the outside edge. David Wiese follows through and has a word or two with Babar Azam.
03.43.4: David Wiese to Babar Azam, On a length, on middle. Azam tucks it on the leg side. 
43.33.3: David Wiese to Babar Azam, FOUR! Thumped! Drags his length back and bowls it short, on off. Babar Azam stands up on his toes and cuts it through point for a boundary. 
03.23.2: David Wiese to Babar Azam, Beauty! Good-length ball, around off, shaping away, at 126 kph. Babar Azam has a poke at it. The ball zips past the outside edge and carries through to the keeper. 
23.13.1: David Wiese to Babar Azam, Short of a length, outside off. Babar Azam punches it through covers for a couple of runs.
3 Overs | Runs : 6/0 | Run rate : 2
12.62.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Babar Azam, Back of a length, around off. Babar Azam makes room and chops it off the inside edge towards square leg for a single. Another top over from Ruben Trumpelmann. Just two runs from it.
02.52.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Babar Azam, Touch fuller, on the pads. Babar Azam looks to flick but misses. He gets hit on the pads. A mild appeal for an lbw but the umpire says no.
02.42.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Babar Azam, Short of a length, outside off, nipping away. Babar Azam looks to dab it towards third man. The fielder at short third man dives to his right to stop the ball. Saved a certain boundary. 
12.32.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Length ball, outside off. Rizwan pushes it to mid on for a quick single. 
02.22.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Another dot! On a length, on leg. Mohammad Rizwan flicks it straight to mid-wicket. 
02.12.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Short of a length, outside off. Mohammad Rizwan crunches it straight to backward point. Namibia are keeping things tight at the movement. 
2 Overs | Runs : 4/0 | Run rate : 2
01.61.6: David Wiese to Babar Azam, On a length, outside off. Babar Azam drives on the up towards cover.
01.51.5: David Wiese to Babar Azam, Fuller and nipping away, outside off. Babar Azam plays it right under his eyes. 
11.41.4: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, On the pads, Mohammad Rizwan tucks it behind square on the leg side. He gets off the mark with a single. 
01.31.3: David Wiese to Mohammad Rizwan, Good-length delivery, outside off. Mohammad Rizwan shuffles well across the stumps to play it inside the line but gets beaten on the outside edge.
31.21.2: David Wiese to Babar Azam, Pakistan and Babar Azam are underway! Fuller and touch too straight, on middle. Babar Azam flicks it past mid-wicket for three runs.
01.11.1: David Wiese to Babar Azam, Back of a length, outside off. Babar Azam punches it to point.
1 Overs | Runs : 0/0 | Run rate : 0
00.60.6: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, A maiden to start with! Good-length ball, outside off, with a hint of away movement. Mohammad Rizwan blocks it back onto the pitch. Terrific first over from Ruben Trumpelmann.
00.50.5: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, And again! Lovely bowling from Ruben Trumpelmann! Pulls his length back a touch this time, outside off, jagging away. Mohammad Rizwan hops onto his toes but is comprehensivley beaten. 
00.40.4: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, JAFFA! This has been a superb start from Ruben Trumpelmann! Fuller in length, around off, shaping away at 130 kph. Mohammad Rizwan looks to play inside the line but gets beaten. 
00.30.3: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Three dots in a row! Good-length ball, outside off, nipping away. Mohammad Rizwan looks to fend it to the off side but gets beaten on the outside edge. 
00.20.2: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Good-length ball, on top of off. Mohammad Rizwan defends it back to the bowler. 
00.10.1: Ruben Trumpelmann to Mohammad Rizwan, Ruben Trumpelmann starts with a length ball, on leg. Mohammad Rizwan defends it on the leg side. 
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