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  • 10:57 PM IST

    18.3 Trent Boult to Asif Ali, SIX, Six!

  • 10:56 PM IST

    18.2 Trent Boult to Asif Ali, no run, A length ball, around leg stump, cramping Ali for room. Ali looks to flick it away but misses and gets hit on the pads.

  • 10:54 PM IST

    Asif Ali looks to struggle in the middle at the moment. He had been hit in the grills a while back. The physio is out to go through the concussion test yet again. This is taking some time. Asif Ali decides to continue and the physio makes his way out of the pitch.

  • 10:52 PM IST

    18.1 Trent Boult to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Fullish ball, around off. Shoaib Malik walks across the stumps and heaves it through mid-wicket for a single.

  • 10:51 PM IST

    Trent Boult (3-0-20-1) to bowl the penultimate over.

  • 10:51 PM IST

    17.6 Mitchell Santner to Asif Ali, no run, Flatter and on off. Ali drives it to cover. A great over for Pakistan, they are inching closer to the finish line.

  • 10:50 PM IST

    17.5 Mitchell Santner to Asif Ali, 2 runs, Flatter and on middle and leg. Ali clips it through mid-wicket. The batters take two, as there is no one inside the circle. Good-running. 

  • 10:50 PM IST

    17.4 Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, On the pads, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.

  • 10:49 PM IST

    17.3 Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, SIX, SIX! HIGH AND HANDSOME! You can’t let Malik come down the ground. Tossed up, on off. Malik dances down the track and smokes it over the long off fence for a maximum.

  • 10:48 PM IST

    17.2 Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, On the pads. Malik flicks it through mid-wicket for a brace.

  • 10:48 PM IST

    17.1 Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, FOUR! Santner is brought back and Malik is on the charge straightaway. Short and outside off. Malik hangs on the back foot and cuts it through point for a boundary. This match is swinging from one end to the other.

  • 10:45 PM IST

    Asif Ali has been hit on the grill of the helmet and hence, out comes the physio for the compulsory concussion check. Hope he is fine and the physio is asking him a few questions. Everything seems fine now and we are ready to resume play. Mitchell Santner (3-0-18-1) comes on to bowl his final over.

  • 10:45 PM IST

    16.6 Tim Southee to Asif Ali, no run, Back of a length, around off. The ball skids off the surface. Ali looks to pull it away on the back foot but misses. The ball takes the top edge and Ali gets hit on the helmet. He goes down in the crease, but he shows thumbs up to the kiwi players who surround him while checking on him. A great over for Pakistan 13 runs coming off it.

  • 10:44 PM IST

    16.5 Tim Southee to Asif Ali, no run, Swing and a miss! Good-length ball, outside off. Ali looks to chase it but misses.

  • 10:44 PM IST

    Kane Williamson has taken the review for an LBW decision. This one is more hope than certainty. UltraEdge shows that there’s no bat involved and Ball Tracker confirms that the ball is going over the stumps. Asif Ali stays at the crease.

  • 10:43 PM IST

    16.4 Tim Southee to Asif Ali, no run, NOT OUT! Southee appeals for an lbw but the umpire is unmoved. A length ball, around middle and off. Ali stays inside the crease and looks to pull it away but misses. He gets rapped on the pads, Southee and the team appeals but the umpire says no. Kane Williamson decides to take it upstairs. The UltraEdge shows no bat is involved. The Ball Tracker shows that the ball is missing the wickets. Asif Ali survies.

  • 10:42 PM IST

    16.3 Tim Southee to Asif Ali, SIX, SIX! Ali is on a roll. Back-to-back maximums. Touch short and on off. Ali hangs back and powers it over the long on fence for another biggie. Pakistan are right back in it.

  • 10:41 PM IST

    16.2 Tim Southee to Asif Ali, SIX, SIX! BANG! Ali is getting his side back in the game. He hits it down the ground. Slower ball, half volley, around off. Ali powers it down the ground for a maximum at long off.

  • 10:41 PM IST

    Tim Southee (3-0-12-1) to bowl out.

  • 10:41 PM IST

    16.1 Tim Southee to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Southee starts his final over with a single. Slower, length ball, around off. Malik hangs back and punches it through cover for a single.

  • 10:40 PM IST

    15.6 Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik, leg byes, 1 run, LEG BYE! Full and down leg. Malik misses his sweep. The ball rolls out off the pads. The batters collect a leg bye. 37 needed in 24 balls.

  • 10:38 PM IST

    15.5 Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, FOUR! This might release some pressure. Full and on middle. Malik dances down the track and lifts it towards long on. The ball ends up in the boundary.

  • 10:38 PM IST

    15.4 Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik, no run, Two dots in a row now. The pressure keeps mounting with every dot ball. Darted, on the pads. Malik looks to sweep it away but misses. The ball rolls out off the pads.

  • 10:38 PM IST

    15.3 Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik, no run, A dot now! Flighted, full and on off. Malik steps forward and pushes it to cover. 

  • 10:38 PM IST

    15.2 Ish Sodhi to Asif Ali, 1 run, Another single now! Flatter and around off. Ali guides it towards third man for a single.

  • 10:37 PM IST

    15.1 Ish Sodhi to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Tossed up, on off. Malik comes down the track and works it to long on for a single.

  • 10:36 PM IST

    14.6 Trent Boult to Asif Ali, FOUR, FOUR! That is some way to get off the mark! Length and outside off, Asif plays it nice and late and guides it through backward point. Boundary. End of an action packed over. 44 needed in 30 now.

  • 10:35 PM IST

    Asif Ali comes in at number 7.

  • 10:34 PM IST

    14.5 Trent Boult to Imad Wasim, out, OUT! LBW! Once agian that is a poor stroke by Imad! Not sure why he would try that! It is on the stumps, a seam-up ball. Wasim looks to play the reverse sweep but misses. It hits him on the pad. An appeal and the finger is raised. Wasim starts limping off but then thinks of a review, time is up though and he goes back.

  • 10:34 PM IST

    14.4 Trent Boult to Imad Wasim, FOUR, FOUR! Slapped away! That is a pressure relieving boundary! It is short and a slower one. Imad Wasim waits and then slams it over covers for a boundary. Much-needed.

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