Dubai Series: Pakistan beat Australia by 7 wickets in 1st T20 Match

Pakistan easily defeated Australia by seven wickets with 5.1 overs remaining in the first Twenty20 International of the three-match series here at the Dubai Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.

Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)

Umpires Ahsan Raza and Shozab Raza
TV umpire Zameer Haider
Match referee RS Mahanama
Reserve umpire Ahmed Shahab

Australia (89/10 in 19.3 ovs) 

Batsman Status Runs Balls 4’s 6’s SR
SR Watson lbw b Umar Gul 8 11 1 0 72.7
DA Warner c & b Mohammad Hafeez 22 25 2 0 88.0
MEK Hussey c Shoaib Malik b Sohail Tanvir 1 3 0 0 33.3
GJ Bailey c Umar Akmal b Mohammad Hafeez 14 19 0 0 73.7
DJ Hussey c Saeed Ajmal b Raza Hasan 3 4 0 0 75.0
CL White b Saeed Ajmal 15 22 0 0 68.2
MS Wade c Imran Nazir b Raza Hasan 6 13 0 0 46.2
GJ Maxwell c Nasir Jamshed b Saeed Ajmal 4 7 0 0 57.1
PJ Cummins c Umar Akmal b Sohail Tanvir 1 4 0 0 25.0
XJ Doherty not out 6 8 0 0 75.0
BW Hilfenhaus c Kamran Akmal b Sohail Tanvir 0 1 0 0 0.0
Total: 89 for 10 in 19.3 overs
Extras: 9 (b – 0, w – 3, nb – 0, lb – 6) Run Rate: 4.56
Fall Of Wickets
1-12 (Watson, 2.5 ov), 2-13 (MEK Hussey, 3.2 ov), 3-46 (Warner, 8.3 ov), 4-51 (DJ Hussey, 9.3 ov), 5-52 (Bailey, 10.3 ov), 6-72 (Wade, 15.3 ov), 7-81 (Maxwell, 17.1 ov), 8-81 (White, 17.2 ov), 9-88 (Cummins, 19.1 ov), 10-89 (Hilfenhaus, 19.3 ov)
Bowler Over Maiden Runs Wickets ER
Mohammad Hafeez 4 0 24 2 6.00
Sohail Tanvir 2.3 0 13 3 5.20
Umar Gul 4 0 17 1 4.25
Saeed Ajmal 4 0 13 2 3.25
Raza Hasan 4 0 15 2 3.75
Shoaib Malik 1 0 1 0 1.00


Pakistan (90/3 in 14.5 ovs)

Batsman Status Runs Balls 4’s 6’s SR
Mohammad Hafeez c DJ Hussey b Cummins 17 15 2 0 113.3
Imran Nazir c White b Watson 22 26 3 0 84.6
Nasir Jamshed b Hilfenhaus 10 10 2 0 100.0
Kamran Akmal not out 31 24 3 1 129.2
Shoaib Malik not out 9 14 1 0 64.3
Total: 90 for 3 in 14.5 overs
Extras: 1 (b – 0, w – 1, nb – 0, lb – 0) Run Rate: 6.06
Fall Of Wickets
1-30 (Mohammad Hafeez, 4.4 ov), 2-44 (Nasir Jamshed, 6.6 ov), 3-68 (Imran Nazir, 10.5 ov)
Bowler Over Maiden Runs Wickets ER
GJ Maxwell 2 0 25 0 12.50
BW Hilfenhaus 3 0 18 1 6.00
PJ Cummins 3 0 14 1 4.66
XJ Doherty 3 0 12 0 4.00
SR Watson 2.5 0 9 1 3.17
CL White 1 0 12 0 12.00

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