2007 Twenty20 World Championship: Pakistan vs Scotland

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Pakistan defeated Scotland by 51 runs in Group D of the 2007 Twenty20 World Championship at Kingsmead, Durban, South Africa.

The Scottish bowlers restricted Pakistan to 171 runs from their 20 overs. Opening batsman Imran Nazir was dismissed for just four runs in the third over, while Salman Butt fell for 13 soon afterwards. Mohammad Hafeez was caught and bowled by Craig Wright, taking three wickets, while Shaoib Malik was stumped in the thirteenth over leaving Pakistan on 81-4. However Younis Khan scored 41 runs and Shahid Afridi scored 22 off 7 balls and Pakistan recovered, finishing on 171-9.

In response Scotland lost Ryan Watson in the second over and Navdeep Poonia was bowled by Umar Gul soon afterwards. Fraser Watts scored 46, but Shahid Afridi dismissed Gavin Hamilton and Neil McCallum in the same over to reduce Scotland to 54-4. Scotland were bowled out in the final over for 120 runs. Umar Gul took two wickets in two balls and finished with 4-25, and Shahid Afridi took 4-19.

Scotland face India tomorrow at Kingsmead.

Toss: Scotland won, and chose to field first.

Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Salman Butt c Haq b Blain 13 23 2 0 56.52
Imran Nazir c Hamilton b Blain 4 3 1 0 133.33
Mohammad Hafeez c & b Wright 18 11 3 0 163.63
Younis Khan c Watts b Haq 41 29 3 2 141.37
Shoaib Malik st Smith b Haq 11 13 1 0 84.61
Shahid Afridi c Haq b Wright 22 7 1 2 314.28
Misbah-ul-Haq b Wright 23 16 4 0 143.75
Kamran Akmal c Watts b Nel 16 10 1 1 160.00
Yasir Arafat b Nel 17 8 1 1 212.50
Umar Gul not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1; w 5) 6
Total (9 wickets; 20 overs) 171 17 6

Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Imran Nazir, 2.1 ov), 2-24 (Salman Butt, 4.6 ov), 3-50 (Mohammad Hafeez, 7.4 ov), 4-81 (Shoaib Malik, 12.1 ov), 5-108 (Shahid Afridi, 13.4 ov), 6-116 (Younis Khan, 15.1 ov), 7-146 (Misbah-ul-Haq, 17.6 ov), 8-159 (Kamran Akmal, 19.2 ov), 9-171 (Yasir Arafat, 19.6 ov)

Did not bat: Mohammad Asif

Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
J A R Blain 4 0 23 2 5.75
J D Nel 4 1 25 2 6.25
D R Brown 4 0 44 0 11.00
R M Haq 4 0 49 2 12.25
C M Wright 4 0 29 3 7.25
Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland innings (Target: 172 runs from 20 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
D F Watts c Imran Nazir b Mohammed Hafeez 46 35 9 0 131.42
R R Watson c Mohammad Hafeez b Umar Gul 2 4 0 0 50.00
N S Poonia b Umar Gul 4 6 0 0 66.66
G M Hamilton c Umar Gul b Shahid Afridi 2 4 0 0 50.00
N F I McCallum c Mohammad Asif b Shahid Afridi 0 2 0 0 0.00
D R Brown c Imran Nazir b Shahid Afridi 1 5 0 0 20.00
C J O Smith c Yasir Arafat b Shahid Afridi 11 7 2 0 157.14
R M Haq b Mohammad Asif 14 31 0 0 45.16
C M Wright b Umar Gul 14 18 0 0 77.77
J A R Blain b Umar Gul 0 1 0 0 0.00
J D Nel not out 13 7 2 0 185.71
Extras (lb 7; w 5; nb 1) 13
Total (all out; 19.5 overs) 120 13 0

Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Watson, 1.6 ov), 2-38 (Poonia, 5.2 ov), 3-53 (Hamilton, 7.2 ov), 4-54 (McCallum, 7.5 ov), 5-59 (Watts, 8.4 ov), 6-60 (Brown, 9.1 ov), 7-79 (Smith, 11.4 ov), 8-102 (Wright, 16.2 ov), 9-102 (Blain, 16.3 ov), 10-120 (Haq, 19.5 ov)

Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Mohammad Asif 3.5 0 28 1 7.30
Umar Gul 4 0 25 4 6.25
Mohammad Hafeez 4 0 24 1 6.00
Shahid Afridi 4 0 19 4 4.75
Yasir Arafat 3 0 14 0 4.66
Shoaib Malik 1 0 3 0 3.00

Pakistan: Salman Butt, Imran Nazir, Mohammad Hafeez, Younis Khan, Shoaib Malik (capt), Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal (wkt), Mohammad Asif, Umar Gul, Yasir Arafat

Scotland: R R Watson (capt), D F Watts, N S Poonia, G M Hamilton, N F I McCallum, D R Brown, C J O Smith (wkt), R M Haq, C M Wright, J A R Blain, J D Nel

Man of the match: Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)

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Umpires: S J Davis (Australia) and S J A Taufel (Australia)
TV Umpire: B R Doctrove (West Indies)
Match Referee: M J Procter (South Africa)
Reserve Umpire: B G Jerling (South Africa)


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