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Pakistan vs South Africa
Delayed : South Africa won the toss and elected to field
Pakistan
197/5
( 40.1 overs )
South Africa
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  , Abbott to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, shortish length outside of off which is run down to a squarish third man
  , Steyn to Shahid Afridi, no run, weaves away from the path of this short delivery well wide of off
  , Steyn to Shahid Afridi, no run, happy to duck under this shorter one on off stump from Dale
  , Steyn to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, dabs away a run behind of square on the off side as Misbah brings up his 42nd ODI fifty. Still looking for that elusive century though...
  , Steyn to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, nicely on top of the bounce of this back of a length outside of off
  , Steyn to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, full length which is straight on the stumps as somehow Afridi is able to weasel this away through third man thanks to the leading edge of the bat as he looked to defend leg-side
  , Steyn to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short of a length and tucked away through to deep fine leg
  , Abbott to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, able to get away a run through the leg side now to keep the strike
  , Abbott to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, now it is Misbah's turn to attack as he ramps this shorter one outside off past the third man fielder to the boundary
  , Abbott to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, looking to cart it high and handsome over the leg side, but ends up miscuing the stoke as AB, fielding the ball at deep midwicket, is able to get to the ball
  , Abbott to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, length delivery which he looked to slam over cow corner, but doesn't quite middle it as this is pulled back around deep midwicket
  , Abbott to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, directs away this fuller length outside of off past the silly mid-on, who despite getting a hand on this, is unable to prevent the run
  , Abbott to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, looking to guide away a run through the gully region, but is not able to
  , Imran Tahir to Shahid Afridi, no run, backs away as he winds up for another big heave, this time over midwicket, but gets far too early into the stroke as the ball ricochets of his thigh guard through to third man
  , Imran Tahir to Shahid Afridi, SIX, sees how short the boundaries are and backs himself with this powerful bludgeon over long off which just sailed over the rope
  , Imran Tahir to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, this time is able to steer it away through midwicket for one, and despite JP's fumble, they don't look to concerned to return back for a second
  , Imran Tahir to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, flighted on middle and leg as this is defended away to the leg side with soft hands
  , Imran Tahir to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, turns away a run onto the leg side now
  , Imran Tahir to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, sweeps this one drifted in on middle and leg through backward square
  , Morkel to Shahid Afridi, no run, no need for a sighter as this is Afridi we are talking about. Straight away looks to hammer this short and wide delivery from the bowler over the covers, but is late on the ball
  , Morkel to Umar Akmal, OUT, the extra bounce undoes Akmal as he looks to target cow corner with another lusty blow, but ends up top-edging this to AB at midwicket, who is able to complete the catch despite falling onto his back. There was a moment where he looked like he might have grounded it as he had a look of astonishment on his face, but I have come to believe that not even AB can believe himself at times.
  , Morkel to Umar Akmal, no run, rides on top of the bounce of this one pitched outside of off stump
  , Morkel to Umar Akmal, no run, you just can't keep Rillee out of the action as this back of a length catches the outside edge to offer a chance to him at backward point. He does his best, but is unable to grasp the chance
  , Morkel to Umar Akmal, no run, tests him out with a fuller one which Akmal looked to scythe through the covers as he got low, but was late on it
  , Morkel to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, looking to guide one past Amla at slip, but he is able to do well to nip this in the bud
  , Steyn to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, tries to negotiate one away on the leg side, but doesn't quite get it away.
  , Steyn to Umar Akmal, 1 run, short of a length on the pads which is tucked away through fine leg
  , Steyn to Umar Akmal, no run, Steyn retaliates with a fierce bouncer which Umar is not at all interested in tackling with
  , Steyn to Umar Akmal, FOUR, marginally short outside of off and Umar dispatches Steyn over midwicket for a well-timed pull. Greeted by loud cheers from the crowd as this traveled to the boundary
  , Steyn to Umar Akmal, no run, punches away this length delivery towards the off side
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