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PAK VS SCO Cricket Commentary

Super 12 - Match 4107-Nov-2021

189/420.0 oversRun rate: 9.45
VS
117/620.0 oversRun rate: 5.85
Pakistan beat Scotland by 72 runs
Scotland First innings
Mark Watt2 | 3)*
Haris Rauf4|0|27|1
119.719.6: Haris Rauf to Mark Watt, Pakistan remain unbeaten in Super 12! Length ball, outside off. Mark Watt makes room and drives it to long off for a single. That will be the end for Scotland in this year's T20 World Cup. PAKISTAN WIN BY 72 RUNS! 
119.619.5: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, On a good length, slower and outside off. Haris Rauf drags it down to long on for one.
119.519.4: Haris Rauf to Mark Watt, Full and on off, Watt manages to dig it out off the toe-end of the bat towards cover. A single. 
019.419.3: Haris Rauf to Mark Watt, Length ball, on middle. Mark Watt defends it back to the bowler. 
019.319.2: Haris Rauf to Chris Greaves, OUT! DRAGGED ON! This time Chris Greaves has to walk back. Back-of-a-length ball, outside off. Chris Greaves looks to hit it on the leg side but only manages to get an inside edge. The ball goes back to rattle the stumps. Scotland lose their sixth wicket. 
019.219.1: Haris Rauf to Chris Greaves, Back of a length, on off. Chris Greaves defends it back to the bowler. 
019.119.1: Haris Rauf to Chris Greaves, WIDE! Slower ball, down leg. Chris Greaves looks to paddle but misses. Wided. 
19 Overs | Runs : 114/5 | Run rate : 6
118.718.6: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, Into the blockhole again, outside off. Chris Greaves pushes it to mid off for a single.
118.618.5: Shaheen Afridi to Richie Berrington, Fuller delivery, into the blockhole. Richie Berrington digs it out to cover for one.
018.518.5: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, NO BALL! Full and slow, on off. Chris Greaves chips it into the hands of Babar Azam at mid off. Another life for Chris Greaves as Shaheen Afridi has overstepped. Free hit to follow...
018.418.4: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, Full and outside off. Chris Greaves looks to drive but misses. 
118.318.3: Shaheen Afridi to Richie Berrington, Another single now! Fuller, on middle. Berrington works it to mid-wicket for a single.
118.218.2: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, A single now! Full, on off. Greaves pushes it through covers for a single.
018.118.1: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, Full-length ball, outside off. Greaves comes across and looks to scoop it away but misses. The ball goes past the off pole.
18 Overs | Runs : 108/5 | Run rate : 6
217.617.6: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Fuller and wider, Richie Berrington throws his bat at it and gets it over covers. He gets a couple of runs and gets to his fifty. Has been a superb knock from it but hasn't helped Scotland today. 
217.517.5: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Good-length ball, on middle. Richie Berrington works it past short fine leg for a brace. 
617.417.4: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, SIX! BAM! In the slot from Ali, Richie Berrington picked the bones out of the slower delivery despositing it back over the bowler's head for a biggie. 
017.317.3: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Back of a length, on off. Richie Berrington defends it back to the bowler. 
117.217.2: Hasan Ali to Chris Greaves, Full and outside off, Chris Greaves was looking for a cheeky paddle but gets an inside edge onto the pads. The ball rolls to the leg side and the batters take a single. 
017.117.1: Hasan Ali to Chris Greaves, NOT OUT! Good-length ball, on leg. Greaves makes room and looks to play it on the off side but misses. The ball dies on its way through to the keeper and Mohammad Rizwan dives in front to gather it. The umpire wants to check if it's a clean catch. The soft signal is not out. Replay shows that the ball bounced in front of him. There might have been a thin edge on it but that doesn't matter now. 
17 Overs | Runs : 97/5 | Run rate : 5.71
216.616.6: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, In the air...but safe! Length ball, on middle. Richie Berrington flicks it. Does not time it well and the ball lands wide of the deep mid-wicket fielder. Two taken! 
016.516.5: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, NOT OUT! A slower dipping ball, on leg, at 108 kph. Greaves gets low and tries to work it on the leg side. He misses and gets hit on the pads. Rauf appeals for an lbw but the umpire says no. Pakistan take a review. UltraeEdge shows no bat involved. Ball Tracker shows that the ball is pitching outside leg. Pakistan lose a review. 
116.416.4: Haris Rauf to Chris Greaves, On a good length, on middle. Chris Greaves taps it in front of point and sets off for a run.
116.316.3: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, On leg, worked behind square on the leg side for a run.
416.216.2: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, FOUR! Shot! Length ball, on leg. Richie Berrington gets low and helps it on its way to deep square leg for a boundary. 
216.116.1: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, Slower ball, around off. Richie Berrington hoicks it to deep mid-wicket. The fielder collects it on the bounce. Two taken.
16 Overs | Runs : 87/5 | Run rate : 5.44
015.715.6: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, A dot to end a good over by Afridi. A length ball, outside off. Greaves looks to hit it on the off side but misses. The ball zips past the outside edge.
015.615.5: Shaheen Afridi to Chris Greaves, Full toss, around off. Greaves looks to push it away. The ball takes the outside edge and meets the keeper on a bounce.
015.515.4: Shaheen Afridi to Michael Leask, OUT! TIMBER! Shaheen Afridi strikes and gets his first wicket of the game. A length ball, on off. Leask goes back and looks to heave it away but misses. The ball goes under the blade to castle the stumps. Scotland are five wickets down now.
115.415.3: Shaheen Afridi to Richie Berrington, Full, on middle and leg. Richie Berrington swings hard at it. The ball takes the outside edge and goes towards third man for a single.
415.315.2: Shaheen Afridi to Richie Berrington, FOUR! EDGY! It does not matter how the boundary comes. On a length, angling across off. Richie Berrington throws his bat at it. The ball takes the outside edge. Goes past the keeper and into the third man fence.
015.215.1: Shaheen Afridi to Richie Berrington, CLOSE! On a length, just outside leg. Richie Berrington looks to hoick across the line but misses.
015.115.1: Shaheen Afridi to Richie Berrington, WIDE! Full length, down leg. Berrington looks to flick it away but misses. Wide called.
15 Overs | Runs : 82/4 | Run rate : 5.47
114.614.6: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Full, on off. Richie Berrington works it to square leg off the inner half. The batters cross for a single.
014.514.5: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Play and a miss! A slower, full-length ball, outside off. Berrington looks to heave it away but misses.
214.414.4: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington,Two more! Length ball, on the pads. Berrington drags his pull shot to deep square leg for two more runs.
214.314.3: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, A length ball, on off. Berrington gets on his knees and sweeps it through mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
014.214.2: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Ali fires in a yorker, on off. Richie Berrington hits it back to the bowler. Ali gets low and grabs the ball. 
114.114.1: Hasan Ali to Michael Leask, A length ball, outside off. Leask pulls it to wide long on for a single.
14 Overs | Runs : 75/4 | Run rate : 5.36
213.613.6: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, Full toss, around middle. Richie Berrington flicks it through mid-wicket for a brace. A good over for Scotland, 10 runs off it.
113.513.5: Haris Rauf to Michael Leask, Back of a length, around middle and leg. Leask gets low and goes back. He swings hard at it. The ball takes the outside edge and goes towards deep square leg. The ball bounces in front of Shaheen Afridi in the deep. The batters take a single.
113.413.4: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, Slightly short, on off. Berrington drags his pull shot towards square leg and gets a single.
113.313.3: Haris Rauf to Michael Leask, Full toss, around middle and leg. Leask punches it towards long on for a single.
413.213.2: Haris Rauf to Michael Leask, FOUR! He looks to be in good touch. Short ball, around off. Leask makes room and cuts it through covers and gets a boundary. Good connection!
113.113.1: Haris Rauf to Richie Berrington, Fuller, on off. Berrington hits it to mid off and gets a single.
13 Overs | Runs : 65/4 | Run rate : 5
112.612.6: Shadab Khan to Richie Berrington, Darted, on the pads. Berrington flicks it to mid-wicket for another run.
112.512.5: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, On off, flicked to mid on for a single.
412.412.4: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, FOUR! Leask pounces on this full delivery. Full toss, on off. Leask pulls it through mid-wicket and bags a boundary. He is finding the boundaries consistently.
012.312.3: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, On off, Leask blocks it back to the bowler.
012.212.2: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, Tossed up, full and around off. The ball moves away. Leask looks to defend it out but misses.
012.112.1: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, Loopy ball, outside off, moving away. Leask looks to push it away but misses.
12 Overs | Runs : 59/4 | Run rate : 4.92
411.811.6: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, FOUR! Second boundary of the over! On a length, on middle. Richie Berrington drags this one through mid-wicket and finds the gap near the cow corner fence to collect a boundary. 
211.711.5: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, A low full toss, on middle. Richie Berrington pushes it to long on for a couple of runs.
411.611.4: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, FOUR! Beautifully played! Length ball, on off. Richie Berrington shimmies down and thumps it over extra cover for a boundary. 50 up for Scotland! 
011.511.4: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, WIDE! Short ball, sliding down leg. Richie Berrington moves across the line. Wide called.
111.411.3: Hasan Ali to Michael Leask, A length ball, on off. Leask pushes it through covers for a single. Leask wanted the second run, but Richie Berrington sends him back. Leask makes it inside the crease before the bails were off.
011.311.2: Hasan Ali to Michael Leask, Swing and a miss! Leask could not make the most of the Free Hit. Full length, on the fourth-stump line. Leask looks to heave it away but misses.
111.211.2: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, NO BALL! Fuller, on off. Richie Berrington pushes it through point for a single. The umpire signals a no ball, as the bowler oversteps. Free Hit to follow.
211.111.1: Hasan Ali to Richie Berrington, Full length, on the pads. Richie Berrington flicks it to deep square leg for a couple.
11 Overs | Runs : 43/4 | Run rate : 3.91
110.610.6: Shadab Khan to Richie Berrington, Tosses it up, around off. Richie Berrington crouches low and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single.
110.510.5: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, On the stumps, Michael Leask punches it to deep cover for one.
010.410.4: Shadab Khan to Michael Leask, Tosses it up, outside off. Michael Leask presses forward to defend but gets beaten on the outside edge. 
010.310.3: Shadab Khan to Dylan Budge, OUT! TIMBER! Shadab Khan bags his second wicket. Shadab Khan bowls a googly, on off. Dylan Budge is completely outfoxed as he tries to defend it. The ball goes through the gate and Budge looks back only to find the stumps shattered. Shadab Khan is delighted and Pakistan are well and truly on top! 
010.210.2: Shadab Khan to Dylan Budge, Outside off, Dylan Budge rocks back and chops it to point.
010.110.1: Shadab Khan to George Munsey, OUT! TAKEN! How many times we have seen a wicket right after the break? George Munsey's dreaded stay comes to an end. Shadab Khan tosses it up, outside off. George Munsey tries to go over covers. But manages to slice it to short third man where Haris Rauf takes a simple catch. Scotland lose their third wicket. 
10 Overs | Runs : 41/3 | Run rate : 4.1
19.69.6: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Around off, George Munsey nudges it to long on for a single. A top-class over from Imad Wasim. Just 4 runs from it. He finishes his spell with figures 4-0-17-0. At the halfway mark, Scotland are 41/2. 149 needed from 60 balls. 
19.59.5: Imad Wasim to Richie Berrington, Floats it up, on middle Richie Berrington drives it to long off for a run.
09.49.4: Imad Wasim to Richie Berrington, Flatter ball, around off. Richie Berrington makes room and looks to cut but misses. That was inches away from hitting the off pole. 
19.39.3: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, On off, George Munsey nudges it to square leg for one.
09.29.2: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Slower through the air, outside off. George Munsey looks to hit it on the leg side but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 
19.19.1: Imad Wasim to Richie Berrington, Loopy ball, on off. Richie Berrington pushes it to long off for a single. 
9 Overs | Runs : 37/2 | Run rate : 4.11
08.68.6: Shadab Khan to George Munsey, Floats it up, on leg. George Munsey looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. 
08.58.5: Shadab Khan to George Munsey, Quicker ball, on leg. George Munsey blocks it out. 
18.48.4: Shadab Khan to Richie Berrington, On off, Richie Berrington gets low and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. 
08.38.3: Shadab Khan to Richie Berrington, A googly, on off. Richie Berrington has a slash at it but misses. 
08.28.2: Shadab Khan to Richie Berrington, Floats it up, on off. Richie Berrington nudges it to mid-wicket. 
08.18.1: Shadab Khan to Richie Berrington, Loopy ball, on middle. Richie Berrington defends it back to the bowler. 
8 Overs | Runs : 36/2 | Run rate : 4.5
07.87.6: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, OUT! RUN OUT! Oh, dear! Nothing is going Scotland's way here. That is such an unlucky way to get out. Flatter ball, on off. Munsey hammers it down the ground. Wasim gets his hand down and gets something on it. The ball deflects and hits the stumps at the other end. Matthew Cross is way outside the crease and he is run out!
17.77.5: Imad Wasim to Matthew Cross, Flatter ball, on off. Chopped to long off for one.
17.67.4: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Loopy ball, outside off. Munsey pushes it past covers for one.
17.57.3: Imad Wasim to Matthew Cross, Loopy ball, on the pads. Cross works it away for one.
17.47.2: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Shorter ball, outside off. Cut away past covers for one.
07.37.2: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Darted down the leg side. Munsey misses the flick. Wide called.
07.27.2: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Loopy ball, wide outside off. Munsey does not get to it. Wide called.
07.17.1: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Shorter ball, on off. Chopped back to the bowler.
7 Overs | Runs : 30/1 | Run rate : 4.29
26.66.6: Shadab Khan to Matthew Cross, Cut away by Cross now. Two taken this time.
16.56.5: Shadab Khan to George Munsey, Shorter ball, outside off. Cut away to point for one.
06.46.4: Shadab Khan to Matthew Cross, How did that miss the stumps? Googly, on middle. Cross gets low to sweep but misses. The ball goes just past the leg pole. Hits the pads of Rizwan and rolls away. Bye taken.
16.36.3: Shadab Khan to George Munsey, Flatter ball, angling across off. Munsey looks to block but gets the outside edge towards point for one.
16.26.2: Shadab Khan to Matthew Cross, Loopy ball, on off. Swept to the leg side for one.
06.16.1: Shadab Khan to Matthew Cross, Shorter ball, outside off. Cross misses the cut.
6 Overs | Runs : 24/1 | Run rate : 4
05.65.6: Hasan Ali to George Munsey, Length ball, on off. Munsey plays it with hard hands. The ball goes to the right of the bowler.
05.55.5: Hasan Ali to Matthew Cross, Length ball, lands outside off and nips back in. Cross misses the block and gets hit on the pads. The ball rolls away. There is an appeal for LBW but the umpire turns it down and the batters cross. Mohammad Rizwan jumps up a bit to suggest that height could be an issue there and Pakistan do not take the review.
05.45.4: Hasan Ali to Matthew Cross, Length ball, on off. Cross blocks it.
05.35.3: Hasan Ali to Kyle Coetzer, OUT! BOWLED! You miss and I hit says Hasan Ali and the struggle of Kyle Coetzer ends! Length ball, on off. Kyle Coetzer misses the drive and the ball hits the off pole. This looks like it was another slower one and Kyle Coetzer was once again, way too early in his stroke.
05.25.2: Hasan Ali to Kyle Coetzer, Swing and a miss. Length ball, slower in pace and outside off. Kyle Coetzer is days early in his slog and misses.
05.15.1: Hasan Ali to Kyle Coetzer, Length ball, on the pads. Flicked to mid-wicket.
5 Overs | Runs : 23/0 | Run rate : 4.6
04.64.6: Haris Rauf to George Munsey, Short ball, on leg. Munsey sits under it. Just 3 from the over and it is about time that these two batters get going. Otherwise, Scotland will be in big, big trouble.
04.54.5: Haris Rauf to George Munsey, Short ball, wide outside off. Munsey is too late to react as he attempts the cut. The ball whizzes past the outside edge.
14.44.4: Haris Rauf to Kyle Coetzer, Slower ball, on a length, on leg. Kyle Coetzer is done by the lack of pace. It  takes the inside edge to leg side for one.
14.34.3: Haris Rauf to George Munsey, Smashed! Full ball, on off. Munsey hammers it straight back down the ground. But the ball hits the stumps at the other end. It rolls to mid on and they take on. Rauf and Munsey joke a bit as the batters cross ends.
04.24.2: Haris Rauf to George Munsey, Length ball, around leg. Munsey misses the flick. Rauf appeals but the ball clearly pitched outside leg.
14.14.1: Haris Rauf to Kyle Coetzer, Length ball, on the pads. Clipped to deep square leg for one.
4 Overs | Runs : 20/0 | Run rate : 5
03.63.6: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Full and on middle. Munsey goes back and punches it to mid off.
03.53.5: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, Full and down leg. Munsey looks to reverse sweep it but misses.
13.43.4: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, A single now! Full, around middle and leg. Kyle Coetzer tucks it through mid-wicket for a run.
03.33.3: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, Quicker and flatter, on the pads. Kyle Coetzer looks to pull it away but misses. He gets rapped on his pads.
03.23.2: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, Full and on middle. Kyle Coetzer sweeps it towards square leg.
03.13.1: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, Floated, around leg. Kyle Coetzer flicks it to mid-wicket.
3 Overs | Runs : 19/0 | Run rate : 6.33
02.82.6: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, Full length, on off. Munsey slaps it hard but only to mid off.
02.72.5: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, Low full toss, on leg. Munsey blocks it out watchfully.
42.62.4: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, FOUR! Good shot! Length, around off. Munsey makes room and slashes it through the cover region for a boundary. 
12.52.3: Shaheen Afridi to Kyle Coetzer, Full-length, around middle and leg. Kyle Coetzer lifts it off the toe end of the blade. The ball goes over mid-wicket and lands safely. The batters cross for a single.
02.42.2: Shaheen Afridi to Kyle Coetzer, Afridi bangs in a short ball, on middle Kyle Coetzer ducks under this and leaves it alone.
12.32.1: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, Full length, around middle and leg. Munsey lifts it towards long on and gets the single. He fails to get the Free Hit away.
02.22.1: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, NO BALL! A length ball, on off, at 128 kph. Munsey stays back and blocks it out. The umpire signals a no ball, as the bowler oversteps. Free Hit to follow.
02.12.1: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, WIDE! Afridi misses his line and length this time. Short ball, around off. The ball slides down the leg side. Munsey leaves it alone. Wide called.
2 Overs | Runs : 12/0 | Run rate : 6
11.61.6: Imad Wasim to George Munsey, A good over for Scotland. Darted, on the pads. Munsey works it to long on for a single. 11 runs coming off the first two overs. A decent start for the Scottish side.
11.51.5: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, On off, Kyle Coetzer works it to mid on for a single.
01.41.4: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, Tossed up, on off. Kyle Coetzer blocks it out.
41.31.3: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, FOUR! Nicely played! Kyle Coetzer gets off the mark with a boundary. Full, outside off. Kyle Coetzer punches it through cover off the front foot. The ball goes through the gap and races away to the boundary.
01.21.2: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, Flatter and outside off. Kyle Coetzer looks to chase it but misses.
01.11.1: Imad Wasim to Kyle Coetzer, Loopy ball, on off. Kyle Coetzer puts it to cover.
1 Overs | Runs : 5/0 | Run rate : 5
00.70.6: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, Full, on off. Munsey punches it to mid off. A tidy over by Afridi.
00.60.5: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, A length ball, on off. Munsey pushes it to cover.
40.50.4: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, FOUR! Up and over! George Munsey gets off the mark with a boundary. A full-length ball, on off. Munsey lifts it past mid-off for a boundary.
00.40.3: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, A length ball, on off. Munsey pushes it out.
00.30.3: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, WIDE! A length ball, sliding down leg. Munsey looks to flick it away but misses. The umpire signals a wide. The bowler and the keeper, Rizwan, are not happy about it. They think that the ball went off the pads. The umpire thinks otherwise.
00.20.2: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, Two dots in a row! Afridi serves it full, and straight on the stumps. Munsey digs it out watchfully.
00.10.1: Shaheen Afridi to George Munsey, Afridi starts with a full-length ball, on the pads. Munsey looks to clip it away. The ball takes the pads and rolls to the leg side.
Pakistan First innings
Shoaib Malik54 | 18)*
Asif Ali(5 | 4)
Chris Greaves4|0|43|2
619.719.6: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, SIX! Oh My God! Malik gets his FIFTY in some fashion and he just took 18 balls. What a brilliant way to finish the innings. Short ball, on off. Malik hangs back, heaves across the line and guess what? The ball is in the stands yet again. What a knock. PAKISTAN END THEIR INNINGS AT 189/4.
019.619.6: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, WIDE! Loopy ball, down leg. Malik leaves it alone. Wide called. 
619.519.5: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, SIX! Oh this one goes all the way. Third consecutive boundary for Malik. There is no stopping him at the moment. Full, on off. Malik prods and muscles it over the long on fence for a biggie. 
419.419.4: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, FOUR! This is thrilling cricket! Flatter, on the pads. Malik pulls it through square leg and bags a boundary. Flat and hard. The veteran has been in sensational form for Pakistan so far in the competition.
619.319.3: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, SIX! Malik is only dealing in maximums at the moment. Short and on off. Malik hangs back, swivels and smokes it over the mid-wicket fence for a maximum.
119.219.2: Chris Greaves to Asif Ali, Full, on off. Ali eases it to long off for a single.
219.119.1: Chris Greaves to Asif Ali, Slightly short, on off. Ali pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
19 Overs | Runs : 163/4 | Run rate : 8.58
618.618.6: Safyaan Sharif to Shoaib Malik, SIX! KABOOM! Malik gets the second maximum of the over. He looks to be in fine touch. Safyaan Sharif continues to go full and he gets punished yet again. Full and outside off. Malik shuffles across and powers it over the long on fence. The fielder comes running towards the ball, but it evades him.
118.518.5: Safyaan Sharif to Asif Ali, Full length, outside off. Ali kneels down and lofts it over the bowler's head towards long off for a single.
118.418.4: Safyaan Sharif to Shoaib Malik, Full, outside off. Malik drives it through cover for a single.
618.318.3: Safyaan Sharif to Shoaib Malik, SIX! BANG! Good extension of the arms by Malik. Fuller, on off. Malik stays back in the crease and smokes it over the long on fence for a maximum. Pakistan cross the 150-run mark.
218.218.2: Safyaan Sharif to Shoaib Malik, Two more! Fuller, outside off. Malik flicks it to wide long on for a couple of runs.
118.118.1: Safyaan Sharif to Asif Ali, Full-length ball, on off. Ali ends up lofting it towards mid-wicket. They take a single.
18 Overs | Runs : 146/4 | Run rate : 8.11
017.617.6: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, On off, Malik blocks it out. A good over by Greaves. A wicket and 7 runs off it.
217.517.5: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, Tossed up, on middle. Malik tucks it through mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
217.417.4: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, Loopy ball, around off. Malik hoicks it across the line towards deep mid-wicket for a couple.
017.317.3: Chris Greaves to Babar Azam, OUT! CAUGHT! Chris Greaves gets his second wicket of the game. This wicket of Azam is the one which he will long remember. Full, around off. Azam lifts it towards long on. He does not get the distance this time. George Munsey takes an easy catch in the deep. 
217.217.2: Chris Greaves to Babar Azam, Short, on middle. Azam hangs back and pulls it to deep square leg for a couple. The ball meets the fielder on a bounce. The batters come back for two comfortably.
117.117.1: Chris Greaves to Shoaib Malik, Slightly short, on off. Malik tucks it to mid on for a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 139/3 | Run rate : 8.18
616.616.6: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, SIX! Azam joins the party now. The fielder in the deep, helps it go over him. Full, on off. Azam stays back and hits it flat towards long on. The fielder in the deep leaps, but the ball gets into the fence, Michael Leask the fielder was a yard in. It could've been out if he was standing near the fence.
116.516.5: Mark Watt to Shoaib Malik, Full toss, on middle. Malik pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
616.416.4: Mark Watt to Shoaib Malik, SIX! ALL THE WAY! Floated, full, on off. Malik stays back and muscles it over the wide long off fence for a maximum.
116.316.3: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, A single now! Full and wide outside off. Azam pushes it through point for a single.
016.216.2: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Flighted, full, on middle. Azam blocks it back to the bowler.
116.116.1: Mark Watt to Shoaib Malik, Tossed up, full, on off. Malik eases it to long on for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 124/3 | Run rate : 7.75
115.615.6: Hamza Tahir to Shoaib Malik, On middle, Shoaib Malik pulls it to deep square leg for one.
215.515.5: Hamza Tahir to Shoaib Malik, Shortish this time, around off. Shoaib Malik hangs back and pulls it into the gap between deep mid-wicket and deep square leg for a couple of runs. 
115.415.4: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, An arm ball, outside off. Babar Azam rocks back and cuts it to deep point for one.
615.315.3: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, SIX! BANG! Flighted ball, outside off. Babar Azam steps down the track and swings handsomely over the bowler's head for a maximum. 
115.215.2: Hamza Tahir to Shoaib Malik, Outside off, Shoaib Malik cuts it to deep point. He gets off the mark with a single. 
115.115.1: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, FIFTY! Full and on leg, Babar Azam flicks it to deep mid-wicket. He collects a single and gets to his fifty. He raises his bat and gets acknowledged by his teammates. Becomes only the third player to score 4 fifties in a T20 World Cup. The first two were Matthew Hayden and Virat Kohli. Class from the skipper of Pakistan. Pure class.
15 Overs | Runs : 112/3 | Run rate : 7.47
014.614.6: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT! LBW! The class ends! Good-length ball, angling in on middle. Mohammad Hafeez tries to play across the line but misses. He gets thudded on the pads. Safyaan Sharif appeals for an lbw and the umpire raises his finger. Mohammad Hafeez opts for a review after having a chat with Babar Azam. UltraEdge shows no bat involved. Ball Tracker shows all three reds. Pakistan burn their review and Mohammad Hafeez has to depart after playing a few glorious-looking shots. Safyaan Sharif gets his revenge and the partnership has been broken.
414.514.5: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! The Professor has arrived and the class is in session! Pakistan are cutting lose here! Poor delivery from Safyaan Sharif as he bowls a full toss, on the pads. Mohammad Hafeez flicks it off his wrists to deep square leg for another boundary. 
414.414.4: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Full of quality! Slower ball, outside off. Mohammad Hafeez reaches out for it and slices it over extra cover for a boundary. 
014.314.3: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Hafeez, Back of a length, on off. Mohammad Hafeez goes for a pull but misses. 
614.214.2: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Hafeez, SIX! Massive! Made cracking sound with the bat! Length ball, right in the hitting arc. Mohammad Hafeez stands tall and smokes it over long on for a biggie. Babar Azam watches the ball sail over and appreciates his teammate. 
014.114.1: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, On a length, on leg. Babar Azam tries to tuck it on the leg side. He misses and gets hit on the pads. The batters take a leg bye. 
14 Overs | Runs : 98/2 | Run rate : 7
013.713.6: Richie Berrington to Mohammad Hafeez, Length ball, outside off. Mohammad Hafeez steers it to short third man. 
113.613.5: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, Length delivery, angling in on off. Babar Azam plays it to long on for a run.
113.513.4: Richie Berrington to Mohammad Hafeez, Drags his length back, outside off. Mohammad Hafeez dabs it to third man. A single. 
213.413.3: Richie Berrington to Mohammad Hafeez, Overpitched delivery, outside off. Mohammad Hafeez creams it through extra cover. Michael Leask from long on runs to his left and dives to stop the ball. Keeps it down to a couple of runs. 
413.313.2: Richie Berrington to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Nicely played! Length ball, outside off. Mohammad Hafeez steps out and lofts it over the leap of extra cover fielder for a boundary. 
113.213.1: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, Fuller in length, outside off. Babar Azam pushes it to long on for one.
013.113.1: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, WIDE! Slower delivery but doesn't execute it well, sprays it full down the leg side. Babar Azam tries to sweep but misses. Wided. 
13 Overs | Runs : 88/2 | Run rate : 6.77
112.712.6: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, On off, Azam nudges it to deep mid-wicket and keeps the strike with a single. 
112.612.5: Mark Watt to Mohammad Hafeez, Flatter, a low full toss, on off. Hafeez eases it down to long off for a run.
112.512.4: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Full, on middle, clipped to mid-wicket for one.
412.412.3: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, FOUR! Top class batting! This time, it's very full, outside off. Babar Azam simply pierces the gap between short third man and backward point. The ball races away to the boundary. 
412.312.2: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, FOUR! Put away! Nice juicy half-tracker this, on middle. Babar Azam hangs back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a boundary. 
012.212.2: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, WIDE! Floats it up, way too outside off, outside the tramline as well. Azam leaves it alone. Wided. 
012.112.1: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Flatter and quicker, at 102 kph, on leg. Babar Azam looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads.
12 Overs | Runs : 75/2 | Run rate : 6.25
111.611.6: Chris Greaves to Babar Azam, Short ball, on off. Pulled to deep square leg for one.
111.511.5: Chris Greaves to Mohammad Hafeez, Loopy ball, on off. Mohammad Hafeez gets low to slog sweep but does not middle it. The ball goes to long on and a single is taken.
011.411.4: Chris Greaves to Mohammad Hafeez, Shorter ball, on off. Cut away to point.
011.311.3: Chris Greaves to Mohammad Hafeez, NOT OUT! Flatter ball, on the pads. Hafeez works it to short fine leg. He takes off for a run but Azam sends him back. The throw comes in and the keeper takes the bails off. The TV umpire is called in but Hafeez is safely back in.
111.211.2: Chris Greaves to Babar Azam, Fired on the pads. Azam works it to deep mid-wicket for one.
411.111.1: Chris Greaves to Babar Azam, FOUR! That is such a good shot! Chris Greaves bowls it flatter and quicker, on the pads. Azam gets in position and pulls it wide of deep square leg for a boundary.
11 Overs | Runs : 68/2 | Run rate : 6.18
410.610.6: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR! Down the ground! Tossed up, on off. Mohammad Hafeez comes down the track and hits it straight back over the bowler. Boundary.
210.510.5: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Hafeez, Hafeez dances down the track and works it wide of long on for a couple of runs.
110.410.4: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, Loopy ball, on off. Babar Azam tries to heave but gets it from the inner half to deep mid-wicket for one.
010.310.3: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, Fired in on off. Blocked with ease.
110.210.2: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Hafeez, Loopy ball, around off. Mohammad Hafeez drives it to deep cover for one.
010.110.1: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Hafeez, Loopy ball, on off. Blocked out.
10 Overs | Runs : 60/2 | Run rate : 6
19.69.6: Chris Greaves to Mohammad Hafeez, Darted on the pads. Mohammad Hafeez chips it aerially towards deep mid-wicket for one.
09.59.5: Chris Greaves to Mohammad Hafeez, Shorter ball, on off. Hafeez pushes it to cover.
09.49.4: Chris Greaves to Fakhar Zaman, OUT! TAKEN! There he goes! Chris Greaves gets the wicket right away and Zaman has to walk back. Two dots and Zaman looks to break the shackles here. Shorter again, outside off. Zaman gets low and slog-sweeps it in the air. The ball goes towards deep mid-wicket but it does not have the legs on it. Michael Leask gets in position and takes it with ease. 
09.39.3: Chris Greaves to Fakhar Zaman, Short ball, on off. Cut away yet again to point.
09.29.2: Chris Greaves to Fakhar Zaman, Shorter and wider again. Cut to point.
29.19.1: Chris Greaves to Fakhar Zaman, Short ball, way outside off. Fakhar Zaman guides it wide of deep point for one.
9 Overs | Runs : 57/1 | Run rate : 6.33
18.68.6: Mark Watt to Fakhar Zaman, Darted on the pads. Zaman works it past square leg for one.
18.58.5: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Loopy ball, on off. Azam drives it to deep cover for one.
18.48.4: Mark Watt to Fakhar Zaman, Flatter ball, on off. Pushed to long on for one.
18.38.3: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Loopy ball, on off. Pushed past covers for one.
08.28.2: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Darted on the pads. Azam misses the flick. The ball rolls past short fine leg and two runs are taken.
68.18.1: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, SIX! Smacked! Tossed up, on off. Azam clears his front leg and clubs it way over the long on fence.
8 Overs | Runs : 45/1 | Run rate : 5.63
07.77.6: Richie Berrington to Fakhar Zaman, Full, on off. Zaman pushes it down the ground. The ball hits the stumps on the other end and goes to cover. Zaman comes out looking for a single. But Berrington chases the ball quickly and Zaman is sent back by Azam.
17.67.5: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, Richie Berrington goes full again, on off. Azam works it to wide of long on for a single.
07.57.5: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, WIDE! Fuller, going down leg. Azam looks to flick it away but misses. Wide called.
17.47.4: Richie Berrington to Fakhar Zaman, Tap and run! Full length, on off. Zaman pushes it to mid off and takes off for a single. 
17.37.3: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, Length, on off. Azam eases it down to long on for a single.
27.27.2: Richie Berrington to Babar Azam, Full length, on off. Azam comes across and tucks it through mid-wicket for a brace. Good running.
17.17.1: Richie Berrington to Fakhar Zaman, Full length, on off. Zaman works it to square leg off the inner half. They take one.
7 Overs | Runs : 38/1 | Run rate : 5.43
16.66.6: Hamza Tahir to Fakhar Zaman, A single to end a good over by Tahir. Fuller, around middle. Zaman comes down and works it towards long on for a single. A wicket and just three runs off it.
06.56.5: Hamza Tahir to Fakhar Zaman, A dot now! Looped up, full, on off. Zaman defends it back to the bowler.
16.46.4: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, Tossed up, full, on off. Azam flicks it through mid-wicket for another single.
16.36.3: Hamza Tahir to Fakhar Zaman, Zaman gets off the mark now. Floated, full and around off. Zaman pushes it to point for a single.
06.26.2: Hamza Tahir to Fakhar Zaman, Full, on the pads. Zaman tucks it to the leg side.
06.16.1: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Rizwan, OUT! CAUGHT! Hamza Tahir comes back into the attack after a really good first over. This time he takes no time and strikes straightaway. He has been really impressive so far. Mohammad Rizwan goes back on 15. He is gutted and has to take the slow walk back. Tahir serves a flatter ball, outside off. Rizwan stays on the backfoot and looks to cut it through the off side. But the ball takes the under-edge and Matthew Cross takes a sharp catch behind the stumps. A good start for Scotland.
6 Overs | Runs : 35/1 | Run rate : 5.83
05.65.6: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, Back of a length, outside off. Azam leaves it alone. A good over by Safyaan Sharif, just 3 runs off it. At the end of Powerplay, Pakistan are at 35/0.
15.55.5: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Rizwan, Fuller, on off. Rizwan comes across and tucks it to mid on for a single.
05.45.4: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Rizwan, BEATEN! A length ball, outside off. This one nips away a bit. Rizwan looks to push it to the off side but misses.
15.35.3: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, Another single now! On a length, around off. Azam stays back and steers it towards third man for a single.
15.25.2: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Rizwan, Touch short, around middle and off. Rizwan pulls it towards deep square leg. The batters cross for a single.
05.15.1: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Rizwan, Good length, outside off. Rizwan looks to chase it but misses. The ball goes over the blade and into the keeper's mitts.
5 Overs | Runs : 32/0 | Run rate : 6.4
14.64.6: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, Length, on the pads. Rizwan tucks it to deep square leg for a single. A good over for Pakistan.
04.54.5: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, Wheal fires in a yorker, on off. Rizwan comes forward and blocks it to the right of the bowler. He dives to that side, collects the ball and misses his shy at the striker's end. If the wickets were hit, it could've been a close call.
64.44.4: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX! BANG! Rizwan gets into the party now. An off-pace delivery, full, on off. Rizwan smokes it over the square leg fence for a maximum. The ball goes a long way. 13 runs off the first 4 deliveries. How will Wheal end this over?
14.34.3: Brad Wheal to Babar Azam, On a length, on top of off. Azam hangs back and guides it down the third man for a single.
44.24.2: Brad Wheal to Babar Azam, FOUR! Babar Azam gets it right this time. Back of a length, on off. Azam stays back and pulls it through mid-wicket and bags a boundary.
24.14.1: Brad Wheal to Babar Azam, In the air...safe! A length ball, on off. Azam stays back and looks to clear mid off, but he gets more elevation on it. Safyaan Sharif runs backward but the ball evades him in the end. This was a real teaser for the man there. The batters take two in the end. Scotland have been really good so far.
4 Overs | Runs : 18/0 | Run rate : 4.5
03.93.6: Mark Watt to Mohammad Rizwan, Full and on middle, blocked out. Another good over from Scotland! Just 4 runs from it. 
13.83.5: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Fired in, on middle. Babar Azam smacks it hard to the left of the bowler. Mark Watt tries to catch it with his left hand but it was hit too hard. Only gets fngertips to it and the ball rolls further away. The batters take a single. Babar Azam checks on him after completing the single. 
03.73.4: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Full and on middle, Babar Azam makes room and blocks it out. 
03.63.3: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Floats it up, on off, coming in with the angle. Babar Azam makes room and tries to drive but ends up inside-edging it to mid-wicket.
03.53.2: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Full, on middle. Babar Azam wrists it to mid-wicket. 
03.43.2: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, WIDE! Speared down the leg side. Babar Azam tries to hit it on the leg side but misses. Good take by Matthew Cross who moves on his left quickly and grabs it. 
03.33.1: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, Flat and straight, on middle. Babar Azam punches it to extra cover. 
03.23.1: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, WIDE! Loopy ball, down the leg side again. Babar Azam tries to sweep but misses. Wide called. 
03.13.1: Mark Watt to Babar Azam, WIDE! Sprays this one, down leg. Babar Azam leaves it untouched. Wided. 
3 Overs | Runs : 15/0 | Run rate : 5
12.62.6: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, On the pads, flicked to deep square leg for one.
42.52.5: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, FOUR! Slightly overpitched, outside off. Babar Azam sees the width and caresses it through point for a boundary. 
02.42.4: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, Length ball, in the corridor of uncertainty, Babar Azam pushes it to mid off. 
12.32.3: Safyaan Sharif to Mohammad Rizwan, Just short! Full in length, on leg. Mohammad Rizwan flicks it to short fine leg. The ball falls short of the fielder who fumbles and allows a single. 
12.22.2: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, Fuller in length, outside off. Babar Azam pushes it wide of mid off and sprints across for a single. 
02.12.1: Safyaan Sharif to Babar Azam, On middle, at 132 kph, nipping in. Babar Azam clips it to mid-wicket. 
2 Overs | Runs : 7/0 | Run rate : 3.5
11.61.6: Brad Wheal to Babar Azam, Another good over for Scotland! Back of a length, outside off. Babar Azam dabs it to third man. He retains the strike for the next over. 
11.51.5: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, Length ball, much slower, on middle. Mohammad Rizwan prods and flicks it uppishly to deep mid-wicket. He rotates the strike by taking a single. With that single, Mohammad Rizwan now has the most T20 runs by a batsman in a calender year.
11.41.4: Brad Wheal to Babar Azam, Babar Azam gets off the mark now! Length ball, around off. Babar Azam softly taps it in front of cover for a run.
11.31.3: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, Short of a length again, little slower this time, at 123 kph outside off. Mohammad Rizwan stands up on his toes and punches it to mid off for a quick one.
01.21.2: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, Back of a length, on middle. Mohammad Rizwan knocks it to mid on. 
21.11.1: Brad Wheal to Mohammad Rizwan, Length ball, on leg, at 130 clicks. Mohammad Rizwan tucks it to deep square leg. This time he does come back for the second run and gets it comfortably. 
1 Overs | Runs : 1/0 | Run rate : 1
00.60.6: Hamza Tahir to Babar Azam, Top over from Hamza Tahir! Angling in with the arm, on off. Babar Azam tries to play with the spin. Gets an inside edge onto the pads. Just a single from the over.
10.50.5: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Rizwan, Finally gets off the mark! Floats it up, outside off. Mohammad Rizwan gets low and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. He wants the second run but slips and thus settles for one. 
00.40.4: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Rizwan, Four dots in a row! Tosses it up nicely, on middle. Mohammad Rizwan puts a stride forward and defends it back to the bowler. 
00.30.3: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Rizwan, This is a good start by Scotland! Loopy ball, outside off. This time Mohammad Rizwan gets low and tries to sweep but does not make any contact with the ball. 
00.20.2: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Rizwan, A low full toss outside off, Mohammad Rizwan steps out and knocks it in front of mid off. 
00.10.1: Hamza Tahir to Mohammad Rizwan, Hamza Tahir starts with a flighted delivery, outside off. Mohammad Rizwan smashes it hard but straight to cover-point. 
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