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Pakistan vs Australia, World Cup 2019: Australia defeat Pakistan by 41 runs

Pakistan vs Australia, Pak vs Aus, World Cup 2019: Chasing 308, Pakistan were bowled out for 266 as Australia recorded their third victory of the tournament.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: June 13, 2019 1:35:44 pm
Pakistan vs Australia: Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs

Pakistan vs Australia Pak vs Aus: Disciplined show by the bowlers after David Warner’s sensational century guided Australia to a thrilling 41 run victory over Pakistan in the World Cup match at Taunton. Chasing 308, Pakistan were bowled out for 266 as Australia recorded their third victory of the tournament. For Australia, Pat Cummins finished with 3/33 while Mitchell Starc and Kane Richardson took two wickets each.

Earlier, Mohammad Amir’s career-best 5/30 helped Pakistan bowl out Australia for 307. Riding on a superb century by David Warner, Australia were at one point of time looking to cross the 350-run mark, but late strikes by Amir restricted the defending champions from going big. Warner scored 117 while Aaron Finch made 82.

Pakistan’s decision to field first didn’t go as planned initially as both Australian openers demolished the opponent’s pace attack and added 146 runs for the first wicket. Amir gave his side the first breakthrough dismissing the Australian captain. Finch, who scored 82 off 84 balls with the help of six boundaries and four sixes, tried smashing Amir but got caught by Mohammad Hafeez at covers in the 23rd over. Steve Smith (10) then fell cheaply. Glenn Maxwell impressed with a fiery cameo hitting 20 off 10 balls taking the score past 200 before being scalped by Shaheen Afridi. Warner who smashed a brilliant century was also removed by Afridi. Shaun Marsh and Alex Carey chipped with 23 and 20 respectively. But Amir ripped through the middle order and tailenders and restricted Australia from posting a huge total.

Pakistan got off to a dismal start as Cummins dealt Pakistan the first blow dismissing opener Fakhar Zaman for a duck in the third over. Babar Azam and Imam ul Haq then tried to lift the side but Nathan Coulter Nile ended Azam’s (30) challenge. Mohammad Hafeez along with Haq then took the score past 100-mark keeping Pakistan afloat. But Cummins struck again to get rid of Haq after his fighting knock of 53. Skipper Aaron Finch then joined the party and dealt fourth blow to Pakistan sending back Hafeez (46). Very soon, Cummins claimed his third victim in the form of Shoaib Malik who gave an easy catch behind the stumps without even opening his account. Asif Ali also could not rescue the side and got dismissed by Kane Richardson after scoring just 5. Athe score fo 200, Richardson struck again to get rid of Hasan Ali after scoring 32. Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed and Wahab Riaz fought back for Pakistan, but Mitchell Starc struck at the right time to get rid of tee latter after 64-run stand.

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ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton 23 November 2020

Australia 307 (49.0)

vs

Pakistan 266 (45.4)

Match Ended ( Day - Match 17 ) Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs

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22:33 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Australia win by 41 runs

ALL OVER! Australia beat Pakistan by 41 runs to bounce back in style! Maxwell finishes it off with a brilliant run out. PAK- 266 all out

22:26 (IST)12 Jun 2019
YORKED

BOWLED! Starc knocks over Amir for a duck! PAK- 265/9, need 43 from 32 balls with just one wicket in hand.

22:23 (IST)12 Jun 2019
GONE!

Twist in the tale! Wahab Riaz is for a 39-ball 45 | A faint edge which the umpire failed to hear but DRS comes to help AUS. PAK- 264/8, Pakistan need 44 runs in 34 balls 

22:16 (IST)12 Jun 2019
How will Australia finish their 5th bowler's quota?

They still have one over left. Will Finch gamble with himself or Maxwell right in the very last over? Or will he give one right now and leave it to his main bowlers in the remaining six? Interesting time of the game coming up

22:10 (IST)12 Jun 2019
The equation for Pakistan-

48 balls left.

54 runs needed.

3 wickets in hand.

Can Pakistan do it?

22:08 (IST)12 Jun 2019
SIXXXXXXXXXXX

SIX! Wahab Riaz is doing it here for Pakistan. He picks up the slower one early and slogs it handsomely over mid-wicket for a biggie. 250 up for Pakistan! PAK- 254/7 | Pakistan need 54 runs in 48 balls

22:03 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Wahab Riaz is going big

Wahab Riaz is going all out! First a six of NCN and then targets Maxwell for a four and a six to start the 40th over. Pakistan get a move on! PAK- 244/7 | Pakistan need 64 runs in 54 balls with 3 wickets in hand

21:49 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Much-needed boundary

FOUR! Just wide of Steven Smith at wide first slip! Starc goes very full this time, around off and angling away, Riaz tries to play a booming cover drive but it takes the thick outside edge and flies past Smith's right for a boundary. PAK- 216/7

21:41 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Party over for Hassan Ali!

OUT! Hassan Ali's cameo is over as Richardson picks up his second wicket! Australia can relax now. PAK- 200/7. Richardson bangs in a short ball again, it's around off and Hassan this time tries to play the cross-batted shot. But it takes the bottom half of his bat and flies down to Khawaja at fine leg. He makes no mistake

21:26 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Hasan Ali's counter attack

Back to back sixes for Hasan Ali. ! Richardson digs in a short ball outside off, Hassan hooks it with all his power and clears mid-wicket with ease. Then hoicks the next delivery over long-on. PAK- 182/6 after 32 ovs

21:24 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Pakistan are crumbling-

Asif Ali edges one back to the keeper as Pakistan slide from 136/2 to 160/6.  The wickets are coming in a procession for Australia. It is on a length outside off and Asif looks to run it down towards third man. But the delivery is a cross-seam one and that perhaps generates extra bounce. Ali is clearly surprised and ends up fending it behind. Carey completes the formalities. 136/2 at one stage, 160/6 now.

21:06 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Caught Behind!

Great catch by Alex Carey to get rid of Shoaib Malik for a duck! Cummins picks up his 3rd wicket of the innings. Carey dives to his left and takes a great catch behind the stumps. Never easy to catch off the inside edge. Cummins serves a good length ball around off and gets it to nip back into the batsman. PAK- 147/5

21:03 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Double trouble for PAK

Pakistan lose two in quick time! First Imam ul-Haq departs after bringing up his half-century after which Hafeez falls for 46 PAK- 146/4, Pakistan needs 162 from 138 balls. 

20:46 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Pakistan move forward comfortably
20:38 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Imam in ominous touch

Smashing shot! Starc delivers a short ball around off, Imam stands tall inside the crease and slaps it past the right side of the point fielder for a boundary. Imam moves onto 44. PAK- 121/2

20:33 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Four!

FOUR for Imam! The sweeper could have done better there. Short in length outside off, Imam crunches it off his back foot through cover-point and the ball races away. Cummins in the deep is slow off the blocks, tries his best to keep it out with a dive but fails. PAK -107/2

20:26 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Can Pakistan spoil the night for defending champions?

Despite losing Fakhar and Babar earlier, Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez keep Pakistan in the hunt. Pakistan are currently playing on 107/2 at the end of 19 overs.

20:00 (IST)12 Jun 2019
BIG WICKET!

A huge blow to Pakistan as Coulter Nile gets the big wicket of Babar Azam. It was short delivery and Azam played a pull shot. However,  the ball travelled straight to Kane Richardson near the boundary ropes. 

19:43 (IST)12 Jun 2019
Nathan Coulter-Nile bowls his first over

Nathan Coulter Nile has been brought in by skipper Aaron Finch to deal a blow to Pakistan. Nile gives away six runs off his first over. The score reaches 46/1 after nine overs. 

19:41 (IST)12 Jun 2019
40/1 after 8 overs

Richardson fails to get a breakthrough conceding 5 runs off his first over as Pakistan reach 40/1 at the end of 8th over.

Teams:

Australia (From): David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Steven Smith, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Jason Behrendorff, Kane Richardson

Pakistan (From): Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Afridi, Imad Wasim, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hasnain