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Pakistan,Australia played tie in second T20

Pakistan once again could not be able to take lead in the series against Australia due to irresponsible fielding and to some poor bowling ,Pakistani team could easily won the match by a better match planning but they failed to do it.Pakistani batting scored a good total 151 for 4 in the second Twenty20 international in Dubai,but Australian managed to tie it but later super over made the decision in Pakistan favour.

Mohammad Hafeez and Nasir Jamshed provided the spine of the innings with a stand of 76, broken only by a superlative catch by Dan Christian, before Omar and Kamran Akmal hit out freely at the finish in a union of 46.

Having lost the toss, Australia’s opening bowlers found some new ball movement. Hafeez snicked and stroked from the first over of the match, while also surviving a desperately tight LBW appeal to a sharp in-swinger. Mitchell Starc showed the swing and speed that had made him man of the ODI series, swerving one through Imran Nazir second ball.

Hafeez and Jamshed then combined for a noteworthy partnership, which alternated between the considered and the cantankerous in terms of strokeplay. Jamshed was the beneficiary of an uncharacteristic dropped catch by Michael Hussey from the bowling of his brother David, and capitalised by taking to Hogg in his first overseas international since 2007.

Jamshed’s stay was ended by a stupendous diving snare from Dan Christian, sprinting with the flight of the ball and sticking out a despairing hand, then finding with great delight after he landed that the ball had stuck. Shane Watson turfed a less difficult chance from Hafeez off Starc, though he atoned for the error by having Pakistan’s captain caught in the deep the following over.

The run-rate had hovered around seven, and the brothers Akmal took it past 7.5 in the closing overs, helped by a steady diet of full tosses from an Australian side that lacked consistency with the ball and in the field.

Pakistani named an unchanged side, retaining the combination of pace and spin that shot Australia out for 89 in the opening match of the series. Australia had previously announced three changes to the team that lost in such ignominious fashion, dropping Ben Hilfenhaus, Xavier Doherty and Glenn Maxwell for Christian, Starc and Hogg.

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