Pakistan vs Australia 1st T20I 2012 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Pakistan vs Australia 1st T20I 2012

Watch the highlights of Pakistan vs Australia 1st T20I 2012 - Pakistan - Australia tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai in 05th September 2012.

Pakistan vs Australia 1st T20I 2012 Highlights
Raza Hasan picked up two wickets on debut © AFP

Spinners sets up to Pakistan comfortable seven-wicket victory over Australia and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first Twenty20 international.

Match Stats :
  • Australia's 89 was their second lowest total in T20 internationals.
  • This was Australia's heaviest T20I defeat ever, in terms of balls remaining.
  • Pakistan beat Australia with 31 balls to spare. This is the most number of balls remaining in a T20I defeat for Australia.
  • The win was Pakistan's fifth against Australia in Twenty20 internationals. South Africa and Sri Lanka are second with four wins each.
  • 3 : The number of fours hit in Australia's innings is the second-lowest for a completed team innings in T20 internationals. The lowest is two fours hit by South Africa against West Indies in Port Elizabeth in 2007 (major Test teams only).
  • Pakistan chased 90 was their lowest successful run-chase in T20 international, previous lowest chase was 93 against Kenya at Nairobi in 2007.

Australia scored 89 for all-out in 19.3 overs with top scorer by David Warner 22, Cameron White 15 and George Bailey 14.

Pakistan best bowler by Sohail Tanvir picked up 3-wickets for 13-runs in 2.3 overs, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez both takes 2-wickets, Debutant Raza Hasan - who took 2-wickets on his debut T20I match and one for Umar Gul.

Pakistan chased 90-3 in 14.5 overs with top scorer by Kamran Akmal cracked a unbeaten 31 off 24-balls including 3-fours & a six, Imran Nazir 22 and Mohammad Hafeez 17.

Australia best bowler by Shane Watson, Pat Cummins and Ben Hilfenhaus each took one-wickets.

Mohammad Hafeez named Player of the match for his spin bowling attack to took two key wickets for 24-runs in 4-overs.