Friday, March 20, 2015

Australia vs Pakistan 1st innings report

Pakistan vs Australia live score
Cricket world cup 2015, Pakistan set a target of 214 runs for Australia in the 3rd quarter finals at Adelaide,scored 213 runs in 49.5 overs. After elected to bat first Pakistan lost wickets at regular intervals and the top order batsmen failed to turn the scores into big ones. Pakistan lost their openers early and struggling at one stage with 24/2 in 5 overs. But Haris Sohail(41 runs) and Misbah ul Haq(34 runs)added added 73 runs to the board and suddenly they lost there wickets and Pakistan was 112/4 in 27 overs. At 124/4 Umar Akmal(20 from 24 balls) also lost his wicket leaving Pakistan in deep trouble of 124/5. Shahid Afridi added some quick runs of 23 from 15 balls but caught at deep to Aaron Finch. Pakistan lost all there top order batsmen except Sohaib Maqsood(29 from 44 balls) who fought for some time but due to pressure on him he too lost his wicket to Josh Hazlewood. Australia scalped wickets of Wahab Riaz(16 from 20 balls),Sohail Khan(4 from 5 balls),Ehsan Adil got out at 49.5 after adding 15 runs to the board. Rahat Ali(6 from 21 balls) was the not out batsman. In Australia bowling Josh Hazlewood was the top wicket-taker with 4 wickets, beside him Mitchell Starc and Glenn Maxwell took 2 wickets each, Mitchell Johnson and Jmes Faulkner scalped 1 wicket each.

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