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  • 3:15 PM IST

    19.2 Kyle Jamieson to Mohammad Rizwan, out, OUT! c Devon Conway b Kyle Jamieson.

  • 3:13 PM IST

    19.1 Kyle Jamieson to Iftikhar Ahmed, 1 run, Full and wide outside off, Iftikhar strokes it to sweeper cover for one.

  • 3:12 PM IST

    18.6 Tim Southee to Iftikhar Ahmed, 1 run, Short and outisde off, Iftikhar goes for the pull but this time it hits the upper part of his willow. A single on the last ball. Pakistan need 4 to win.

  • 3:11 PM IST

    18.5 Tim Southee to Iftikhar Ahmed, 2 runs, A couple now as Iftikhar pulls it wide of the man at fine leg.

  • 3:11 PM IST

    18.4 Tim Southee to Iftikhar Ahmed, FOUR, FOUR! This should release the pressure off Pakistan. A length ball outside off, Iftikhar reaches out and hits it wide of the man at mid on who gives it a chase but comes second. Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan signals the boundary in the dressing room.

  • 3:09 PM IST

    18.3 Tim Southee to Iftikhar Ahmed, no run, No hat-trick! A length ball around off, experienced Iftikhar  keeps it out.

  • 3:09 PM IST

    Iftikhar Ahmed with the bat now. He will face the Hat-Trick ball from Southee.

  • 3:08 PM IST

    18.2 Tim Southee to Shadab Khan, out, OUT! TAKEN! Two-in-two for Southee! Shadab, the Pakistani skipper departs for a first-ball duck. Good length and just outside off, Shadab looks to cut but gets an outside edge to the keeper. Seifert is not going to miss out. Southee on a hat-trick here.

  • 3:08 PM IST

    Shadab Khan with the bat now.

  • 3:07 PM IST

    18.1 Tim Southee to Faheem Ashraf, out, OUT! CAUGHT BEHIND! This game is not over as yet says Southee. He runs in and bangs it short and wide, Faheem looks to carve it on the off side but ends up getting a tickle behind. Seifert makes no mistake.

  • 3:05 PM IST

    17.6 Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR, FOUR! Fine shot and Pakistan inch closer with this boundary. Boult misses his length and gets the treatment. He goes for the yorker but ends up bowling a high full toss. Rizwan hammers it through mid-wicket and finds the fence. 11 to win in 12 balls. Rizwan moves to 89. Can he get to the 3-figure mark?

  • 3:05 PM IST

    17.5 Trent Boult to Faheem Ashraf, 1 run, Very full and on middle, stroked to long on for an easy single. 9 from the over so far.

  • 3:04 PM IST

    17.4 Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan, 1 run, Banged short and on middle, pulled down to deep square leg for a single.

  • 3:03 PM IST

    17.3 Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR, FOUR! Nicely done! Another slower one outside off but this time Rizwan is upto the task. He reads it well and pulls it over square leg for a boundary. Fine shot.

  • 3:02 PM IST

    17.2 Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan, no run, Good change of pace from Boult. It is on a good length and outside off Rizwan is early in his cut and he misses.

  • 3:02 PM IST

    17.2 Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan, wide, 1 run, WIDE! Length bal outside off, Rizwan looks to drive but misses. Wided.

  • 3:01 PM IST

    17.1 Trent Boult to Mohammad Rizwan, 2 runs, Quick single! Length ball around off, it is pushed towards point and they take a single as the fielder has a shy at the non-striker’s end. Boult though tries to deflect the ball on the stumps but he misses and there is no one to do the backup as the ball goes towards long on. They take one more and it is two in the end.

  • 3:00 PM IST

    Trent Boult to bowl out now. 3-0-30-0 from him so far.

  • 2:59 PM IST

    16.6 James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan, 1 run, Rizwan makes room and Neesham bowls it full and wide. Rizwan reaches out and pushes wide of the mid off fielder for a run. 24 needed in 18 balls.

  • 2:59 PM IST

    16.5 James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX, SIX! And a big one! What a shot and what an innings Rizwan is playing for Pakistan here. A short ball on middle, RIzwan pulls it over deep mid-wicket and bags half a dozen.

  • 2:58 PM IST

    16.4 James Neesham to Faheem Ashraf, 1 run, Back of a length and on middle, pulled down to deep square leg for a run.

  • 2:57 PM IST

    16.3 James Neesham to Mohammad Rizwan, 1 run, Fuller and outside off, drilled towards cover for one.

  • 2:56 PM IST

    Faheem Ashraf with the bat now.

  • 2:55 PM IST

    16.2 James Neesham to Khushdil Shah, out, OUT! CAUGHT! Daryl Mitchell is having a good game as a substitute. Nice thinking from Neesham. James bowls it short and wide outside off, inviting Shah to go after it. Khushdil obliges and slaps it uppishly over point. The fielder at backward point is right near the ropes as he gobbles it up.

  • 2:54 PM IST

    16.1 James Neesham to Khushdil Shah, FOUR, FOUR! Asking to be hit! Full and wide outside off, Shah swings it straight down the ground all along the carpet, past the mid off fielder for a boundary.

  • 2:54 PM IST

    James Neesham comes back on.

  • 2:52 PM IST

    15.6 Scott Kuggeleijn to Khushdil Shah, 1 run, Short one on off, Shah goes for the pull but fails to nail it to perfection as the ball goes to the leg side. A single is what they get. Pakistan need 37 more off 24 deliveries.

  • 2:51 PM IST

    15.5 Scott Kuggeleijn to Mohammad Rizwan, leg byes, 1 run, Short of good length around off, Rizwan goes early into the pull  but misses it. The ball goes off his ribs to the off side. A leg bye taken. That might have pinged Rizwan dearly.

  • 2:50 PM IST

    15.4 Scott Kuggeleijn to Mohammad Rizwan, SIX, SIX! Buldgeoned! Short of good length around off, Rizwan frees his arms and sends the ball sailing over the wide long on fence for a maximum. Rizwan seems to be enjoying his batting here.

  • 2:49 PM IST

    15.3 Scott Kuggeleijn to Mohammad Rizwan, FOUR, FOUR! Exquisite timing! Cross seamer from Scott, Rizwan gets beneath the ball and lofts it over mid off. The ball goes on the bounce over the fence for a boundary. Kuggeleijn hardly missed his length buit he still paid the prize.

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