Watch highlights of Pakistan vs Australia ICC T20 World Cup match

March 23, 2014 / 1 Comment

As Australia won the toss against Pakistan and elected to bowl, opponents most of the chance to score a smashing 191 runs to get the Aussies under pressure in Mirpur on March 23.

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Pakistan lost their first wicket of A.Shehzad in the second over by D.Bollinger. Hafeez was bowed by Shane Watson in the fifth over, but it took another seven overs from Australia to pick the next wicket of K.Akmal at 31 in the 13th over.

Pakistan were now at 123/3, before S. Maqsood was bowled by Coulter-Nile in the 16th over. Shahid Afridi comes in for Pakistan as the team already reaches an impressive 148/4.

As Watson bowled his last over, Pakistan was at 162/4 at end of 17th over with Afridi hitting a six and four to pick quick runs. The last over takes away the stunning star Umar Akmal at 94 as he is caught by Maxwell. Pakistan ends the innings at 191/5.

Trouble starts for Australia in the first over as Zulfiqar bowls to take two wickets. Warner bowled, while Watson tries for a four, only to be caught by Akmal. Australia were now at 8/2 at the end of first over.

Final scores:

Pakistan 191/5 (20/20 ov)
Australia 175 (20/20 ov). Pakistan won by 16 runs. See final scorecard here.

Hafeez bowls the second over, only to give away just three runs. Umar Gul comes in for Pakistan at the 5th over, with Maxwell picking two quick fours to end the score at 44/2. Watch the highlights videos here.

At the end of 7th over, Australians were at 72/2. The pressure will be Aussies for reaching that massive total as Pakistan tries for a much needed couple of wickets.