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Pakistan tour of New Zealand 2016
2nd T20I, New Zealand vs Pakistan at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand (17 Jan 2016)
Pakistan

168/7 (20) RR:8.4

New Zealand won by 10 wkts

MOM: , Martin GuptillKane Williamson
New Zealand

171/0 (17.4) RR:9.68

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The Pakistanis were struggling at the beginning of the innings. Considering that they were reeling at 67/3 after 11.1 overs earlier, they will probably take this score in the end. Shoaib Malik played well for his 39, but it was Umar Akmal, whose onslaught helped the visitors get to a competitive total. His 27-ball 56 was instrumental for Afridi's men as they managed to go past 165. However, the Kiwis will be backing themselves to chase this down as one side of the ground is extremely small. Will it be 1-1 or 2-0 at the end of this game? New Zealand's reply will come your way in a short while. Stay tuned.

Over: 20 1 0 1 W 4 1 PAK 168/7
U Akmal 56(27) Riaz 0(0) Milne 4-0-37-1

19.6 - Milne to U Akmal, 1 run, full toss on the pads, Akmal is disappointed with himself as he helps it straight to backward square leg, only a single off the final ball

19.5 - Milne to U Akmal, FOUR, full outside off, Akmal lofts it inside-out over extra cover, sweeper runs across to his right but the ball beats him to the fence

Wahab Riaz, right handed bat, comes to the crease

19.4 - Milne to Sarfraz, out Sarfraz Run Out!! Banged in short and on the stumps, Sarfraz backs away to try and pull it, he can't lay bat on it and Akmal tries to sneak in a bye. Ronchi throws the ball towards Milne, Sarfraz was a little late to get off the blocks and Milne then fires a direct-hit at the non-striker's end to catch Sarfraz short. Sarfraz run out (Ronchi/Milne) 1(2)

Milne to Sarfraz, THAT'S OUT!! Run Out!!

19.3 - Milne to U Akmal, 1 run, nice ball once again. A yorker aimed at the base of middle stump, Akmal jams it hard onto the ground, the ball bounces over the leaping bowler, the batsmen take a run as the ball dribbles away to mid-off

19.2 - Milne to U Akmal, no run, another miss from Akmal! He surely missed out on some runs there. Pitched up, a half-volley right in the slot outside off, Akmal throws his hands at that but fails to make a connection. He will surely be disappointed that he couldn't put bat to ball there

19.1 - Milne to Sarfraz, 1 run, Sarfraz backs away and Milne follows him with a slower full ball, the batsman jams it out to long-on for a run

Can Pakistan get to 180? Let's find out

Over: 19 4 6 4 1 W 0 PAK 161/6
U Akmal 50(23) Sarfraz 0(0) McClenaghan 4-0-23-2

18.6 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, no run, angling away outside off, Akmal swings hard but fails to lay bat on it, the keeper collects

Sarfraz Ahmed, right handed bat, comes to the crease

18.5 - McClenaghan to Imad Wasim, out Caught by Milne!! Brilliant catch from Milne. Banged in short and at the batsman, Wasim goes for the pull, gets a top-edge that flies towards fine leg, Milne misjudged it to an extent, the ball was falling well in front of him. He really had to reach out for it and manages to take a good catch in the end after diving forward. Imad Wasim c Milne b McClenaghan 8(4) [6s-1]

McClenaghan to Imad Wasim, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

18.4 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, 1 run, fifty from Akmal! Has been a brilliant knock so far. Shortish outside off, Akmal doesn't time the pull well, the ball though lands just in front of deep mid-wicket, who was running in. The batsmen take a run in the meantime

18.3 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, FOUR, lightning fast! Akmal beat Guptill to his left on the first ball, now he does it to his right. Slips in a low full toss in trying to bowl the yorker, Akmal drills it back past the bowler, Guptill from long-off runs to his right, dives across but can't stop it

18.2 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, SIX, length delivery slightly wide outside off, Akmal clears his front leg and heaves it over the cow corner fence, almost went out of the park there

18.1 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, FOUR, full toss outside off, Akmal goes for the inside-out loft over extra cover, Akmal toe-ends the shot but it still had enough power to beat Guptill, who ran across from long-off and put in the dive, couldn't even get a hand to it

Over: 18 6 W 1 2 0 6 PAK 146/5
Imad Wasim 8(3) U Akmal 35(18) Milne 3-0-30-1

17.6 - Milne to Imad Wasim, SIX, pitched up and right in the slot outside off, Wasim gives himself room and gets under it, carves it over the deep extra cover fence for a six

17.5 - Milne to Imad Wasim, no run, short and slightly wide outside off, Wasim has a wild swing at it, can't connect though and the keeper gloves it

17.4 - Milne to Imad Wasim, 2 runs, shortish and angling away outside off, Wasim backs away and cuts it uppishly, gets it to the right of sweeper cover and good running ensures that the batsmen come back for the second before the throw comes in at the striker's end

17.3 - Milne to U Akmal, 1 run, slower short ball around the leg stump line, Akmal swivels on the pull and sends it straight towards short fine leg, only a single

Imad Wasim, left handed bat, comes to the crease

17.2 - Milne to Afridi, out Caught by Williamson!! The skipper departs and the Pakistani fans don't look happy. A brief stay at the crease for Afridi. He was backing away to try and target the short boundary on the off-side, Milne follows him with a fullish delivery, doesn't allow him to get under it and Afridi miscues the loft straight towards mid-off, Williamson takes a few steps back and takes the simplest of catches in the end. Afridi c Williamson b Milne 7(3) [6s-1]

Milne to Afridi, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

17.1 - Milne to Afridi, SIX, that's a good strike over the short boundary! Just short of a good length and well outside off, Afridi backs away and slaps it over the deep extra cover fence for a flat six

Adam Milne [2.0-0-15-0] is back into the attack

Over: 17 1 0 1 Wd 0 W 1 PAK 131/4
Afridi 1(1) U Akmal 34(17) McClenaghan 3-0-8-1

16.6 - McClenaghan to Afridi, 1 run, high full toss first up, Afridi bunts it in front of backward point and the batsmen take a quick single, off the mark

Shahid Afridi, right handed bat, comes to the crease

16.5 - McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, out Bowled!! The yorker has done the trick. McClenaghan has his arms up in joy. This was in the blockhole just outside off, Malik tries to squeeze it out, can only do so off the inside edge and the ball rattles the off stump. A handy knock comes to an end. Out comes Boom-Boom, who is playing his 500th international innings. Shoaib Malik b McClenaghan 39(30) [4s-5]

McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, THAT'S OUT!! Bowled!!

16.4 - McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, no run, banged in short and well outside off, Malik reaches out and looks to slap it away, he fails to make any connection and don't know what the bowler was appealing for, the batsman missed that by a long way

16.4 - McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, wide, full but the line is way wide outside off, Malik lets it go and the umpire signals a wide

16.3 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, 1 run, short delivery outside off, it was a slower ball as well. Akmal looks to cut it away, ends up chopping it down to third man for a single

16.2 - McClenaghan to U Akmal, no run, full toss well outside off, Akmal goes too hard at it and misses out on making any sort of a connection, the keeper collects it on the bounce

16.1 - McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik backs away a touch and McClenaghan follows him with a length delivery, Malik looks to hoick it away but the lack of pace fools him a bit, drags it straight to deep mid-wicket, only a single

Mitchell McClenaghan [2.0-0-4-0] is back into the attack

Over: 16 1 1 1 2 6 0 PAK 127/3
U Akmal 33(15) Shoaib Malik 38(27) Elliott 4-0-36-1

15.6 - Elliott to U Akmal, no run, just short of a good length and just outside off, Akmal bunts it to the right of the bowler, who quickly moves across and stops it

15.5 - Elliott to U Akmal, SIX, smashed! Off-cutter on a length around off, Akmal picks it early, waits for the ball to arrive and tonks it over the longest boundary at Seddon Park. In fact, it has gone out of the ground. Out comes the fourth umpire with the replacement options. This hit was 103 metres long

15.4 - Elliott to U Akmal, 2 runs, slower short ball at the batsman, Akmal doesn't get hold of the pull, the batsmen though have enough time to take two as the ball dribbles away through the mid-wicket region

15.3 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, length delivery outside off, Malik wanted to blast that over long-on, miscues it completely and the ball was in the air for a little while, but it drops in no man's land at mid-on, another run added to the total

15.2 - Elliott to U Akmal, 1 run, slightly short and around off, Akmal goes back and pulls it down to long-on, didn't time it all that well and hence, it will just be a single

15.1 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, angling in on middle and leg, Malik works it through mid-wicket, Malik wanted the second but it's not available. Brings up the 50-run stand as well

Over: 15 4 Wd 1 1 1 4 Wd 1 PAK 116/3
Shoaib Malik 36(25) U Akmal 24(11) Corey Anderson 4-0-26-1

14.6 - Corey Anderson to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, fuller in length just outside off, Malik presses forward to drive, drags it to long-on off the inside half of the bat, retains strike with a run

14.6 - Corey Anderson to Shoaib Malik, wide, way wide outside off, Malik lets it go and the umpire exercises his arms

14.5 - Corey Anderson to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, nice strike from Malik. On a good length and outside off, Malik clears his front leg and heaves it through mid-wicket, the bat turned in his hands as he made contact with the ball, but it was still good enough to beat the fielder in the deep

14.4 - Corey Anderson to U Akmal, 1 run, low full toss outside off, Akmal would feel that he missed out on a freebie as he mistimes his drive straight towards sweeper cover, just a single

14.3 - Corey Anderson to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, pitched up outside off, Malik bends low to drive it through the extra cover region, was a little too early into the shot and ends up dragging it through square leg off the inside half of the blade

14.2 - Corey Anderson to U Akmal, 1 run, another one that's angled across the right-hander on a fuller length wide outside off, Akmal reaches out and throws the kitchen sink at it, gets an outside edge that flies towards the man at third man, just a single available

14.2 - Corey Anderson to U Akmal, wide, very wide outside off and angling away even further, Akmal can't reach it and the umpire signals a wide

14.1 - Corey Anderson to U Akmal, FOUR, edged and four! Full and slightly wide outside off, Akmal looks to drive, throws his hands at that, ends up getting an outside edge that flies to the right of the keeper and races away to the fence

Corey Anderson [3.0-0-12-1] is back into the attack

Over: 14 1 4 0 4 1 1 PAK 102/3
U Akmal 18(8) Shoaib Malik 30(22) Elliott 3-0-25-1

13.6 - Elliott to U Akmal, 1 run, just short of a good length and on middle stump line, Akmal comes slightly across and nudges it to deep mid-wicket

13.5 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, drags his length back this time around, Malik pulls it away to deep mid-wicket, didn't time it all that well but it's good enough for a single

13.4 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, width offered once again and Malik latches onto it in a flash. He rocks back and cuts it to the right of backward point once again, went like a tracer bullet to the fence

13.3 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, no run, slower full ball on middle and leg, Malik was looking to clip it into the on-side, gets a soft leading edge that rolls away to the left of the bowler

13.2 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, cracking shot! Short and slightly wide outside off, Malik stays deep in the crease and cuts it to the right of backward point, who dives across but fails to get a hand on it, crashes into the fence in no time

13.1 - Elliott to U Akmal, 1 run, slower ball on the stumps, Akmal waits for the ball to arrive and turns it in front of deep mid-wicket, Guptill runs forward, fumbles a bit but the batsmen don't risk the second

Over: 13 1 1 6 6 Wd 1 0 PAK 91/3
Shoaib Malik 21(18) U Akmal 16(6) Mitchell Santner 3-0-29-1

12.6 - Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, no run, shortish and spinning away outside off, Malik stays deep in the crease and cuts it straight to backward point

12.5 - Mitchell Santner to U Akmal, 1 run, loopy delivery on the stumps, Akmal wrists it through the mid-wicket region and gets off strike

12.5 - Mitchell Santner to U Akmal, wide, darted well wide outside off, Akmal slashes and misses, called a wide

12.4 - Mitchell Santner to U Akmal, SIX, back-to-back sixes for Akmal now. A rank long hop from Santner, Akmal rocks back and muscles the pull over the deep mid-wicket fence

12.3 - Mitchell Santner to U Akmal, SIX, smashed! Slower through the air and on off and middle, Akmal hoicks it wide of long-on, towards the short boundary and it easily clears the fence

12.2 - Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, floated up on the stumps, worked away through mid-wicket for a single

12.1 - Mitchell Santner to U Akmal, 1 run, darted on off stump line, Akmal nudges it to the right of the bowler and sets off, the bowler quickly runs across, picks the ball and turns quickly before releasing the throw at the non-striker's end. A direct-hit would have been curtains for Akmal, but luckily for the batsman, Santner missed

Mitchell Santner [2.0-0-13-1] is back into the attack

Over: 12 W 4 1 1 1 1 PAK 75/3
U Akmal 2(2) Shoaib Malik 20(16) Elliott 2-0-14-1

11.6 - Elliott to U Akmal, 1 run, another one that targets the middle stump line, Akmal comes across and works it through mid-wicket, keeps the strike with a single

11.5 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, the off-cutter from Elliott, Malik turns it through the mid-wicket region for another run

11.4 - Elliott to U Akmal, 1 run, on a length and on middle and leg, Akmal bunts it past the non-striker, there was some indecision in running at first, but the batsmen get the single comfortably in the end before the bowler chases it down

11.3 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, comes across and clips this fullish delivery to long-on, easy single available

11.2 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, that's a good shot. Short and wide outside off, Malik waits for the ball to arrive and cuts it late, gets it in the gap between backward point and short third man, no need to run for those

Umar Akmal, right handed bat, comes to the crease

11.1 - Elliott to Maqsood, out Caught by Mitchell Santner!! Santner hangs onto the skier! This was short and slightly wide outside off, Maqsood looks to slap it away. He ends up slicing the shot and it goes in the air towards long-off, who stabilizes himself under it and takes a good catch. Pakistan lose their third. Maqsood c Mitchell Santner b Elliott 18(23) [4s-1 6s-1]

Elliott to Maqsood, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

Over: 11 0 4 0 1 Wd 0 1 PAK 67/2
Maqsood 18(22) Shoaib Malik 14(13) Milne 2-0-15-0

10.6 - Milne to Maqsood, 1 run, Maqsood gives himself some room and Milne follows him with a length delivery, Maqsood was looking to bunt it through the off-side, ends up dragging it to the right of the bowler off the inside half of the blade, Milne got a hand on it but couldn't stop it cleanly, the batsmen cross over as the ball dribbles away to long-on

Now, there are two backward points in place. The ball has gone through that region time and again

10.5 - Milne to Maqsood, no run, slightly short and well outside off once again, Maqsood reaches out to cut it away, can't beat the man at backward point

10.5 - Milne to Maqsood, wide, bumper that's a little too high for the batsman, who ducks under it and the umpire signals a wide

10.4 - Milne to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, width on offer outside off, Malik cracks it square of the wicket on the off-side, the batsmen take an easy single before the sweeper tidies up in the deep

10.3 - Milne to Shoaib Malik, no run, on a length and outside off, Malik opens the face of the blade and drives it straight to backward point

10.2 - Milne to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, edged and four! Just short of a good length and outside off, it was the cross seamer from Milne, Malik looks to force it into the off-side, gets a thick outside edge that runs away to the short boundary at third man

10.1 - Milne to Shoaib Malik, no run, pacy short ball that swings away outside off, Malik slashes at it but fails to make any sort of connection

Adam Milne [1.0-0-8-0] is back into the attack

Over: 10 2 1 1B 1 1 1 PAK 60/2
Shoaib Malik 9(9) Maqsood 17(20) Elliott 1-0-6-0

9.6 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, dishes it too full and Malik moves across to wrist it to mid-wicket

9.5 - Elliott to Maqsood, 1 run, short of a good length and on off, Maqsood drills it to long-off for a single

9.4 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, length delivery and Malik moves across to nudge it through mid-wicket

9.3 - Elliott to Maqsood, byes, 1 run, short delivery and Maqsood misses the pull, the keeper is standing up to the stumps and failed to collect it cleanly, the batsmen sneak in a bye

9.2 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, fuller length delivery and Malik wrists it to mid-wicket for a single

9.1 - Elliott to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, little bit of width on offer outside off, Malik rocks back and cuts it to the left of sweeper cover who slides to keep it down to one

Grant Elliott, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Over: 9 0 1L 1 0 1 1 PAK 53/2
Shoaib Malik 4(5) Maqsood 16(18) McClenaghan 2-0-4-0

8.6 - McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, short of a good length and outside off, Malik dabs it to third man with an open blade to retain the strike

8.5 - McClenaghan to Maqsood, 1 run, short delivery and just outside off, Maqsood gives charge and then goes for the mighty slash over extra cover, he gets it high on the bat and the ball was in the air for some time, the fielder at extra cover runs back but cannot get to it in time, Maqsood survives

8.4 - McClenaghan to Maqsood, no run, short and on off, Maqsood swivels across to pull it but fails to connect as the ball hurries onto him, the ball hits his forearm and rolls to the left of backward point

8.3 - McClenaghan to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, short and outside off Malik goes back and steers it to the right of third man

8.2 - McClenaghan to Maqsood, leg byes, 1 run, angling into the pads, Maqsood fails to work it away and wears it on the thigh pad, the batsmen sneak in a leg bye

8.1 - McClenaghan to Maqsood, no run, back of a length delivery and on the stumps, Maqsood stays back and nudges it to right of the bowler, that came off the shoulder of the bat

Mitchell McClenaghan [1.0-0-1-0] is back into the attack

Over: 8 1 1 6 0 4 1 PAK 49/2
Maqsood 15(14) Shoaib Malik 2(3) Todd Astle 1-0-13-0

7.6 - Todd Astle to Maqsood, 1 run, short delivery and outside off, a little bit of turn though, Maqsood rocks back and cuts it to sweeper cover

7.5 - Todd Astle to Maqsood, FOUR, rank long hop from Astle, Maqsood does not mind going back and pulling it between deep mid-wicket and long-on for a boundary

7.4 - Todd Astle to Maqsood, no run, flatter and on off, Maqsood opens the face of the bat but cannot beat the man at point

7.3 - Todd Astle to Maqsood, SIX, short delivery, a wrong 'un and Maqsood does not miss out, rocks back and pulls it with the turn over wide of long-on

7.2 - Todd Astle to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, flighted delivery and Malik is well forward this time to defend, the ball catches the shoulder of the blade and rolls away through mid-wicket, the batsmen take an easy run

7.1 - Todd Astle to Maqsood, 1 run, slips this one on the legs of Maqsood, who nudges it wide of long-on for a single

Todd Astle, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack

Over: 7 W 1 0 0 1 0 PAK 36/2
Shoaib Malik 1(2) Maqsood 3(9) Mitchell Santner 2-0-13-1

6.6 - Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, no run, quicker and on off from Santner, Malik stays back and pats it to cover point

6.5 - Mitchell Santner to Maqsood, 1 run, flatter delivery and Maqsood goes back to punch it off the back foot to sweeper cover for a single

6.4 - Mitchell Santner to Maqsood, no run, lunges forward on this tossed up delivery and bunts it down the pitch

6.3 - Mitchell Santner to Maqsood, no run, Maqsood gives respect to this flighted delivery and defends it

6.2 - Mitchell Santner to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, tossed up delivery and Malik eases him down to long-off for a single

Shoaib Malik, right handed bat, comes to the crease

6.1 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, out Caught by Todd Astle!! Bad delivery but that will get Santner a wicket. Hafeez had earlier pulled him for a maximum but does not quite get it right this time around as well. It was a short delivery, the batsman rocks back and pulls it straight to Astle at deep mid-wicket, who does not commit a mistake. Hafeez departs. Hafeez c Todd Astle b Mitchell Santner 19(23) [4s-2 6s-1]

Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

Mitchell Santner [1.0-0-11-0] is back into the attack

Over: 6 1 0 0 0 Wd 2 0 PAK 34/1
Maqsood 2(6) Hafeez 19(22) Corey Anderson 3-0-12-1

5.6 - Corey Anderson to Maqsood, no run, length delivery and on off, Maqsood pushes it off the back foot

5.5 - Corey Anderson to Maqsood, 2 runs, fuller length and outside off, Maqsood looks to loft it and gets a thick edge to third man and the fielder there puts a dive to prevent it from crossing the fence, throws it at the striker's end, where Maqsood had to put in the dive to make his ground

5.5 - Corey Anderson to Maqsood, wide, intention was right from Anderson, execution could not be perfect. Bowled it full but way wide outside off and it is called as a wide

5.4 - Corey Anderson to Maqsood, no run, weird short from Maqsood, it was shot and wide outside off, Maqsood moved across to hook it but got a thick bottom edge and the ball rolled to the keeper

5.3 - Corey Anderson to Maqsood, no run, good bit of work by Santner at backward point, length delivery and on off, Maqsood punches it from the crease to backward point but cannot steal a single

5.2 - Corey Anderson to Maqsood, no run, length delivery and angled across Maqsood, who tries to drive it on the up, beaten by the movement and bounce

5.1 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, 1 run, short and wide outside off, Hafeez cuts it hard but Santner at backward point gets a hand to it and cuts off the pace, third man collects and keeps it down to one

Over: 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 PAK 30/1
Maqsood 0(1) Hafeez 18(21) McClenaghan 1-0-1-0

4.6 - McClenaghan to Maqsood, no run, better from McClenaghan, dishes it full and on off, Maqsood pats it to the cover region

4.5 - McClenaghan to Hafeez, 1 run, short delivery and outside off, Hafeez dabs it to third man for an easy single

4.4 - McClenaghan to Hafeez, no run, length delivery and on off, Hafeez defends it towards cover

4.3 - McClenaghan to Hafeez, no run, banged in short and outside off, Hafeez kneels down to try and scoop it over short fine leg, but fails to lay bat on it

4.2 - McClenaghan to Hafeez, no run, short of a good length and just outside off, Hafeez waits fot it and pats it back to the bowler

4.1 - McClenaghan to Hafeez, no run, length delivery and on off, Hafeez watchfully defends it to cover

Mitchell McClenaghan, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Sohaib Maqsood, right handed bat, comes to the crease

Over: 4 4 0 0 1 2 W PAK 29/1
Ahmed Shehzad 9(8) Hafeez 17(16) Corey Anderson 2-0-8-1

3.6 - Corey Anderson to Ahmed Shehzad, out Caught by Williamson!! Hafeez got a chance in this over but Shehzad does not learn from his partner's mistake and looks to slog this length delivery, does not get it off the meat of the bat and it balloons high, Williamson took a few steps back at mid-off and caught it easily. Ahmed Shehzad c Williamson b Corey Anderson 9(8) [4s-1]

Corey Anderson to Ahmed Shehzad, THAT'S OUT!! Caught!!

3.5 - Corey Anderson to Ahmed Shehzad, 2 runs, length delivery and on middle and leg, Shehzad whips it away to deep mid-wicket for a couple

3.4 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, 1 run, Hafeez is lucky on this occasion, he lofted this length delivery but did not get it off the middle and skied it high, the fielder from mid-off ran back to snaffle it but failed to reach there in time, despite putting in a dive and the batsmen take one in the meantime

3.3 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, no run, short delivery and outside off, Hafeez tries to cut it away, fails to get willow to it

3.2 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, no run, peach from Anderson, back of a length and leaves Hafeez as he is glued in the crease to defend it

3.1 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, FOUR, dished it a little too full and Hafeez swung across the line to get it over the man at mid-on, the ball races away. Hafeez did not quite time it that well but it's a small ground

Over: 3 1 1 0 4 1 1 PAK 22/0
Hafeez 12(12) Ahmed Shehzad 7(6) Milne 1-0-8-0

2.6 - Milne to Hafeez, 1 run, too straight from Milne, Hafeez moves across and whips it to deep square leg for a single

2.5 - Milne to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, almost a fuller length delivery and on off, Shehzad mistimes the drive to the left of mid-off and completes a quick run

2.4 - Milne to Ahmed Shehzad, FOUR, just short of a good length and on the stumps, Shehzad stood tall and punched it past the bowler, no chance for the man at mid-on, that raced to fence in a jiffy

2.3 - Milne to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, back of a length and on off, Shehzad stands tall and pushes it to cover point

2.2 - Milne to Hafeez, 1 run, length delivery and on middle and leg, Hafeez works it to short mid-wicket for a quick single

2.1 - Milne to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, length delivery outside off, Shehzad was trying to leave it but was a little late to do so, the ball catches the face of the blade and runs down to third man

Adam Milne, right-arm fast, comes into the attack

Over: 2 0 1 0 0 2L 0 PAK 14/0
Hafeez 10(10) Ahmed Shehzad 1(2) Corey Anderson 1-0-1-0

1.6 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, no run, yorker length delivery well wide of off, Hafeez does not get any bat on it even as he reaches for it to try and squeeze it out

1.5 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, leg byes, 2 runs, straying in line and on the hips of the batsman, Hafeez looks to tuck it fine, gets it off the thigh pad and beats the man at short fine legg, who gives chase and puts in a good dive at the fence to keep it down to two

1.4 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, no run, tad short and outside off, Hafeez stays back and cuts it hard but a good work from Santner from backward point runs to his right, puts a dive and prevents any run

1.3 - Corey Anderson to Hafeez, no run, very full and outside off, Hafeez could not beat the field as he squeezed the drive into the off-side

1.2 - Corey Anderson to Ahmed Shehzad, 1 run, back of a length delivery and slanting across Shehzad, he taps it to the right of third man for a single, gets off the mark

1.1 - Corey Anderson to Ahmed Shehzad, no run, some swing for Anderson, bowls it full outside off and the ball comes in a little, Shehzad mistimes the drive into the off-side

Corey Anderson, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Over: 1 0 6 0 0 Wd 0 4 PAK 11/0
Hafeez 10(6) Ahmed Shehzad 0(0) Mitchell Santner 1-0-11-0

0.6 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, FOUR, Hafeez gives himself some room as he charges down to this flighted delivery, opens up the off-side field and cracks the drive through extra cover, no one bothered chasing that and the fielder from long-off too didn't stand a chance of cutting it off. Good start for Pakistan

0.5 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, no run, gives this one some air, Hafeez wrists this to mid-on

0.5 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, wide, Santner slips this one down the leg side, Hafeez misses the flick and it is called as a wide

0.4 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, no run, little bit of turn for Santner but Hafeez is watchful, gently pushes it into the off-side

0.3 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, no run, flatter delivery and on the stumps, Hafeez stays on the back foot and defends it back to the bowler

0.2 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, SIX, short delivery and Hafeez won't miss out, rocks back and swats the pull over the cow corner for a maximum

0.1 - Mitchell Santner to Hafeez, no run, tossed up delivery first up from Santner, Hafeez pushes it back to the bowler

Hafeez and Ahmed Shehzad are at the crease. Hafeez is on strike. Mitchell Santner will open the attack

Until next time, this is Sidhant Maheshwari, signing off on behalf of Naga and my co-commentator Abhishek Chaudhary. Take care folks.

That brings us to the end of proceedings. What a run-chase it was! The Pakistanis didn't have an answer for the Kiwi openers, who thrashed them all over, registering the highest ever partnership in a T20I. The 3-match series will now be decided in the final game at Wellington on Friday. Don't forget to join us then to catch all the action from that match.

The Man of the Match award is shared by Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill

All too easy for the Black Caps. With the small boundaries on one side, it was never going to be easy for the visitors to stop the run flow. But Williamson and Guptill hardly gave an inch to the Pakistani bowlers. They kept the pressure on them, scoring quick runs with some lovely shots. Apart from a dropped catch, a difficult one for Malik off his own bowling, the bowlers failed to even trouble the opening pair. In the end, the Kiwis romped home with 10 wickets.

17.4 - Shoaib Malik to Guptill, FOUR, New Zealand win by 10 wickets! They level the series 1-1! This is also now the highest partnership for any wicket in T20Is! Coming to the ball, it was darted on the pads of the batsman, Guptill kneels down to sweep, fails to connect but the ball races away fine off the pad. The umpire didn't spot that there was no bat involved and gives it as runs

17.3 - Shoaib Malik to Williamson, 1 run, kneels down and gently sweeps this flighted delivery to short fine leg, the batsmen cross over for a quick single

17.2 - Shoaib Malik to Guptill, 1 run, drags this slightly short, Guptill pulls it wide of long-on, on the bounce to the fielder and it will only result in a single

17.1 - Shoaib Malik to Guptill, no run, comes down the track but wasn't upto the pitch of the ball, he bunts it to the right of the bowler, can't get the single away

Over: 17 4 1 0 6 5Wd 0 1 NZ 165/0
Guptill 82(55) Williamson 71(47) Riaz 3-0-30-0

16.6 - Riaz to Guptill, 1 run, on a length angled across off, Guptill looks to slap it away, miscues it completely and the ball lands in front of the man at long-off, where Amir allowed it to bounce instead of going for the catch. The bowler was not happy with that effort

16.5 - Riaz to Guptill, no run, good slower ball just outside off, Guptill was looking to run it down to third man, fails to connect, the keeper collects it on the bounce

16.5 - Riaz to Guptill, 5 wides, what happened there? That surely slipped out of Riaz's hands. You put three batsman on the crease and they still wouldn't have reached that. Way, way, way, way wide outside off, Guptill had absolutely no chance of getting to it, the keeper didn't stand a chance of stopping it as well, he in fact didn't even try as it was too far away out of his reach, races away for five wides

16.4 - Riaz to Guptill, SIX, what a strike! Another short delivery at the batsman and this time Guptill won't back out of the shot. He swats the pull, gets it right off the middle and it sails over the rope at deep square leg

16.3 - Riaz to Guptill, no run, bumper on leg stump line, Guptill thinks about pulling it at first but decides to let it go at the last moment

16.2 - Riaz to Williamson, 1 run, shortish slightly wide outside off, Williamson cracks it towards backward point, who misfields and that allows the batsmen to go through with the single

16.1 - Riaz to Williamson, FOUR, lovely shot from Williamson! Full and right in the slot just outside off, Williamson just laces the drive, gets it to the left of mid-off, who had no chance of stopping that, races away to the fence

Wahab Riaz [2.0-0-13-0] is back into the attack

lovely shot!

Over: 16 0 0 4 1 0 2 NZ 148/0
Guptill 75(51) Williamson 66(45) Shoaib Malik 1-0-7-0

15.6 - Shoaib Malik to Guptill, 2 runs, this time he connects well with the sweep, sends it to the left of deep backward square leg and the batsmen have ample time to pick two before the fielder tidies up

15.5 - Shoaib Malik to Guptill, no run, darted on the pads, Guptill kneels down to sweep, can't connect and wears it on the pad. There was a stifled appeal for an lbw but it was probably snaking down leg

15.4 - Shoaib Malik to Williamson, 1 run, flatter and quicker on the stumps, Williamson punches it down to long-on for a single

15.3 - Shoaib Malik to Williamson, FOUR, right off the middle. Williamson comes down the track to get to the pitch of the ball and he flicks it easily over mid-wicket, the fielder at long-on runs to his right but only to come second

15.2 - Shoaib Malik to Williamson, no run, dropped! Floated up around off, Williamson comes down the track and goes hard on the drive, spoons it towards the bowler off the inside half of the bat, Malik dives across to his right, gets both hands to it but can't hold on. A let-off

15.1 - Shoaib Malik to Williamson, no run, flatter on the stumps, Williamson stays back and dabs it straight towards short third man

Shoaib Malik, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

The first six in this over from Guptill was 106 metres long! Quite the big hit. Umar Akmal earlier hit a 103-metre maximum when he was out there

Over: 15 6 6 1 4 1 0 NZ 141/0
Guptill 73(49) Williamson 61(41) Afridi 4-0-38-0

14.6 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, very quick and well outside off, Guptill looks to cut it away but the ball was a little too quick for him, he misses and the keeper collects

14.5 - Afridi to Williamson, 1 run, shortish on the stumps, Williamson turns it through the square leg region for a single

14.4 - Afridi to Williamson, FOUR, poor ball from the Pakistani skipper. Short and wide outside off, Williamson rocks back and cuts it past a diving point, no need to run for those

14.3 - Afridi to Guptill, 1 run, backs away yet again and Afridi bowls it quicker just outside off, Guptill drills it to sweeper cover

14.2 - Afridi to Guptill, SIX, the Kiwis are in a hurry to finish this off. Flatter and spinning away just outside off, Guptill kneels down and nails the slog sweep, sends it soaring over the deep square leg fence for another six

14.1 - Afridi to Guptill, SIX, take that! Guptill backs away and Afridi bowls the leg break around off, the batsman had enough room to free his arms and he launches it back over the bowler's head, that would have been a maximum on any ground, sailed a long way into the stands

Shahid Afridi [3.0-0-20-0] is back into the attack

Over: 14 0 1 4 1 1 1 NZ 123/0
Guptill 60(45) Williamson 56(39) Imad Wasim 4-0-32-0

13.6 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, 1 run, Guptill advances and Wasim fires it in the blockhole on middle stump line, the batsman was almost yorked there, adjusts and squeezes it out through mid-wicket, keeps the strike with another run

13.5 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 1 run, now Williamson steps out and the bowler drags his length back once again, Williamson punches it down to long-off for a run

13.4 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, 1 run, pushed through on the pads, Guptill turns it down towards long-on and gets off strike

13.3 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, FOUR, powered away! Guptill takes a step forward and Wasim darts it short outside off, the batsman adjusts and slaps it through the extra cover region, hits the fence in no time

13.2 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 1 run, floated up on middle stump line, Williamson flicks it through mid-wicket and the batsmen cross over

13.1 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, no run, comes down the track and almost yorks himself. Jams it out back to the bowler

Imad Wasim [3.0-0-24-0] is back into the attack

Over: 13 4 1 4 4 0 2 NZ 115/0
Guptill 54(42) Williamson 54(36) Amir 3-0-34-0

12.6 - Amir to Guptill, 2 runs, another short delivery from the bowler, Guptill goes for the pull this time again, gets it high on the bat but luckily for him, the ball lands in no man's land at deep mid-wicket, the fielder runs to his left and uses his boot to flick it towards the fielder running back from mid-wicket, the batsmen take two

12.5 - Amir to Guptill, no run, slower short ball angling away outside off, Guptill was lining up for the big pull but was outfoxed by the lack of pace, the ball sneaks under his bat

12.4 - Amir to Guptill, FOUR, now Guptill brings up his 9th T20I fifty! Amir tries the yorker, but bowls a low full toss outside off, Guptill slices the loft, gets it over extra cover and it easily beats the man at long-off, who was running to his left to try and cut it off

12.3 - Amir to Guptill, FOUR, fullish delivery on off stump line, Guptill hardly moves his feet as he flicks it through the gap at backward square leg, second boundary off the over through that region

12.2 - Amir to Williamson, 1 run, backs away a touch and drives this full delivery outside off straight to sweeper cover, timed it well but straight to the fielder

12.1 - Amir to Williamson, FOUR, 5th T20I fifty for the Black Caps skipper. Gets there with a brilliant boundary. He goes right across his stumps to this length delivery and flicks it in the gap through backward square leg, the timing was really good and it runs away to the fence

Mohammad Amir [2.0-0-19-0] is back into the attack

Over: 12 0 1 1 1 2 4 NZ 100/0
Guptill 44(38) Williamson 49(34) Afridi 3-0-20-0

11.6 - Afridi to Guptill, FOUR, slashed away and it races away. 100 of the partnership also comes up with this boundary. This was short well wide outside off, Guptill waits for the ball to arrive and cuts it over backward point, got it over the fielder there and it crashes into the fence in no time

11.5 - Afridi to Guptill, 2 runs, googly from Afridi, it was around the off stump line, Guptill goes deep in the crease and works it through square leg, good running ensures that the batsmen come back for the second

11.4 - Afridi to Williamson, 1 run, Williamson jumps out of the crease and Afridi drags his length back, Williamson punches it down to long-off

11.3 - Afridi to Guptill, 1 run, floated up on middle stump line, Guptill kneels down and sweeps it backward of square to get off strike

11.2 - Afridi to Williamson, 1 run, flatter delivery from Afridi, Williamson wrists it through mid-wicket, Williamson slips while turning back for the second and the batsmen have to be content with a single

11.1 - Afridi to Williamson, no run, shortish just outside off, Williamson turns it into the on-side, Guptill was almost halfway down the track in search of a run and has to rush back as the keeper quickly swoops in

Shahid Afridi [2.0-0-11-0] is back into the attack

Over: 11 Wd 1 1L 1 4 0 1 NZ 91/0
Williamson 47(31) Guptill 37(35) Umar Gul 2-0-18-0

10.6 - Umar Gul to Williamson, 1 run, angled in around off, Williamson comes across and looks to work it away through the on-side, gets an inside edge onto the pad and the batsmen take a single as the ball trickles away behind square on the off-side, keeps the strike as well

10.5 - Umar Gul to Williamson, no run, backs away and was looking to slap it over the off-side, fails to connect with this short delivery though and the keeper collects

10.4 - Umar Gul to Williamson, FOUR, that's a nice shot from Williamson. Goes right across his stumps and pulls this short delivery to the deep backward square leg fence, raced away to the fence

10.3 - Umar Gul to Guptill, 1 run, on the pads once again, Guptill gets an inside edge onto the pad as he looks to clip, the batsmen take another run as the ball dribbles away to short fine leg

10.2 - Umar Gul to Williamson, leg byes, 1 run, a loud shout for a caught behind but the umpire is unomved. On the pads this time around, Williamson fails to tuck it away and the ball goes off the thigh towards the keeper, who dives to his left and takes it with a good athletic dive. While all the appealing was happening, Guptill calls Williamson through for a quick single

10.1 - Umar Gul to Guptill, 1 run, almost on a yorker length just outside off, Guptill stays deep in the crease and jams it down to long-off for a run

10.1 - Umar Gul to Guptill, wide, a real wide delivery outside off from Gul first up in his new spell, Guptill reaches out but can't connect, called a wide by the umpire

Umar Gul [1.0-0-10-0] is back into the attack

Over: 10 0 2 1 0 0 1 NZ 82/0
Guptill 35(33) Williamson 42(27) Imad Wasim 3-0-24-0

9.6 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, 1 run, waits for it and eases this flatter delivery to long-on, retains the strike with that run

9.5 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, no run, leading edge but safe, Guptill cloes the bat face on it too early and it went uppishly towards cover point, faills short of the fielder though

9.4 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, no run, flatter delivery and outside off, Guptill mistimes the cut into the ground and it rolls away towards cover

9.3 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 1 run, short this time and outside off, Williamson keeps it out into the off-side

9.2 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 2 runs, tossed up delivery and Williamson nudges it away in the gap through mid-wicket

9.1 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, no run, Williamson comes out of the track and gets too close to the pitch of the delivery, jams it out back to the bowler

Over: 9 1 1 0 1 2 1 NZ 78/0
Williamson 39(24) Guptill 34(30) Riaz 2-0-13-0

8.6 - Riaz to Williamson, 1 run, length delivery and on middle and leg, Williamson nudges it and beats mid-wicket for a single

8.5 - Riaz to Williamson, 2 runs, back of a length and Williamson punches it off the back foot, finds the gap through cover and gets a couple before it is cut off by the man at sweeper cover

8.4 - Riaz to Guptill, 1 run, sloppy from the fielder, Guptill backed away, eyeing the short boundary on the off-side, mistimed his slap into the pitch and the ball rolled away towards the mid-off region, the fielder from extra cover got across but could not stop it and allowed a single

8.3 - Riaz to Guptill, no run, back of a length and slanted across Guptill, he taps it to backward point

8.2 - Riaz to Williamson, 1 run, length delivery and outside off, Williamson opens the face of the bat and dabs it to third man

8.1 - Riaz to Guptill, 1 run, short delivery and Guptill is ready for it, swipes it hard but there is protection at deep mid-wicket and they can only get one

Over: 8 2 1 0 1 1 1 NZ 72/0
Guptill 32(27) Williamson 35(21) Imad Wasim 2-0-20-0

7.6 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, 1 run, Guptill sweeps again and sweeps it fine all along the ground, the ball rolls to fine leg and they take a single

7.5 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 1 run, both the batsmen are using the crease, this time Williamson goes back and tucks it away to mid-wicket

7.4 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, 1 run, Wasim keeps it flat again, Guptill uses the depth of the crease and punches it to long-on

7.3 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, no run, quicker delivery and it hurries onto the batsman, who pushes it back to the bowler

7.2 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 1 run, pushed through on middle and leg, Williamson works it to mid-wicket

7.1 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 2 runs, flatter delivery and Williamson tucks it to square leg, the fielder comes running across but does not gather cleanly to allow an extra run

Imad Wasim [1.0-0-14-0] is back into the attack

Over: 7 1 1 0 1 0 4 NZ 66/0
Guptill 30(24) Williamson 31(18) Riaz 1-0-7-0

6.6 - Riaz to Guptill, FOUR, Guptill backs away again and goes inside-out over extra cover, connects really well, the ball bounces just once before crashing into the fence

6.5 - Riaz to Guptill, no run, fuller length and outside off, Guptill backs away and clubs it hard, the bowler in his followthrough gets a hand to it and kills the opportunity of any run

6.4 - Riaz to Williamson, 1 run, short delivery and Williamson pulls it to the right of mid-wicket, who gets a hand on it after diving across, the batsmen take a run as the ball dribbles away to his right

6.3 - Riaz to Williamson, no run, that came back a touch after pitching on back of a length outside off, Williamson was trying to run it down to third man, gets it off the inside part of the bat onto the pad, the ball rolls adjacent to his feet

6.2 - Riaz to Guptill, 1 run, back of a length and on off, Guptill drops it in front of point and goes for a quick single, fielder tries to underarm the throw at the striker's end but misses

6.1 - Riaz to Williamson, 1 run, elegant from Williamson, fuller length and outside off, Williamson presents the full face of the bat to get it to sweeper cover

Wahab Riaz, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Over: 6 1 0 1 0 4 0 NZ 59/0
Guptill 25(21) Williamson 29(15) Afridi 2-0-11-0

5.6 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, loopy delivery from Afridi, Guptill defends from the crease

5.5 - Afridi to Guptill, FOUR, it was only a matter of time that Guptill brought the sweep out, does so and connects well this time to get it in the gap at deep square leg

5.4 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, flighted delivery this time from Afridi, Guptill is happy to pat it back to the bowler

5.3 - Afridi to Williamson, 1 run, it was again a quicker one and outside off, Williamson went for the drive but mistimed it to mid-on

5.2 - Afridi to Williamson, no run, tossed up delivery and Williamson lunges forward to push it back to the bowler

5.1 - Afridi to Guptill, 1 run, pushed through on middle and leg, Guptill tucks it in front of square on the on-side

Over: 5 4 1L 0 4L 4 4 NZ 53/0
Williamson 28(13) Guptill 20(17) Amir 2-0-19-0

4.6 - Amir to Williamson, FOUR, 12 off the last 3 balls now. This was just short of a good length outside off and Williamson swings across the line to beat the man at mid-wicket and mid-on with ease. Good start from the Kiwis

4.5 - Amir to Williamson, FOUR, you beauty, Williamson! Swoops low on this length delivery and laps it over the fielder at short fine leg, no need to run for those

4.4 - Amir to Williamson, leg byes, FOUR, it was on a length and on middle and leg, Williamson moved a long way across to flick it, he failed to lay bat on it and it clipped his pad and scoots past a diving keeper into the fine leg fence. There was an appeal for an lbw, but it pitched outside leg

4.3 - Amir to Williamson, no run, length delivery and on off, Williamson opens the face of the bat but cannot beat short third man

4.2 - Amir to Guptill, leg byes, 1 run, fast delivery from Amir, bowed it at 143kph, it was on the legs of Guptill though, he could not connect with the flick and the ball rolled to short fine leg

4.1 - Amir to Guptill, FOUR, fuller length delivery and on the stumps, Guptill makes some room and lofts it over mid-off with ease. Shouts of 'catch it' from the Pakistanis but there was no way the fielder was going to get to it, it races away to the fence after a couple of bounces

Mohammad Amir [1.0-0-7-0] is back into the attack

Over: 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 NZ 36/0
Guptill 16(15) Williamson 20(9) Afridi 1-0-5-0

3.6 - Afridi to Guptill, 1 run, quicker from Afridi, Guptill tucks it gently to mid-wicket, retains the strike with that run

3.5 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, tossed up and Guptill comes forward to block it

3.4 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, Williamson was looking for a single but Guptill sent him back, it was a tossed up delivery and Guptill had pushed it into the off-side. However, Afridi was quick to get to it and prevented any run

3.3 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, lunges forward on this tossed up delivery and bunts it down the pitch

3.2 - Afridi to Guptill, no run, flatter delivery and on the stumps, Guptill keeps it out into the off-side

3.1 - Afridi to Guptill, FOUR, that is a good shot from Guptill, it was drifting in towards Guptill (on middle and leg) and he just lofted it over mid-off with ease, did not try to hit too hard but timed it really well

Shahid Afridi, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack

Over: 3 4 4 1 0 1 4 NZ 31/0
Williamson 20(9) Guptill 11(9) Imad Wasim 1-0-14-0

2.6 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, FOUR, gives a little charge this time, the bowler keeps it short but Williamson goes through with the shot and cuts it through backward point for third boundary of the over

2.5 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, 1 run, tosses this one on off, Guptill eases it down to long-off for a single

2.4 - Imad Wasim to Guptill, no run, short again and on off, Guptill flays the cut straight to the fielder at backward point

2.3 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, 1 run, quicker from Wasim and on the stumps, Williamson nudges it to mid-wicket

2.2 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, FOUR, better from Williamson this time, he goes back and cuts this flatter delivery outside off, gets it in the gap between backward point and short third man, kept it all along the carpet and it trickled away to third man fence

2.1 - Imad Wasim to Williamson, FOUR, in the air but just eluded the diving short third man fielder, it was little short and Williamson rocked back to cut it hard, the ball takes the outside edge and runs away past the fielder and into the fence

Imad Wasim, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack

Over: 2 0 4 1 0 1 1 NZ 17/0
Williamson 7(5) Guptill 10(7) Amir 1-0-7-0

1.6 - Amir to Williamson, 1 run, good lines from Amir, keeps it on the stumps on a length, Williamson gets inside the line and turns it to fine leg

1.5 - Amir to Guptill, 1 run, length delivery and on the stumps, Guptill tucks it in front of square on the on-side

1.4 - Amir to Guptill, no run, Guptill sways away a tad on this length delivery, opens the face of the bat and guides it to backward point

1.3 - Amir to Williamson, 1 run, missed out a boundary again, it was short and Williamson moved inside the line, tried to tuck it fine but the ball pinged him high on the bat and rolled into the on-side

1.2 - Amir to Williamson, FOUR, better from Williamson, moves across a little on this short of a good length delivery and whips it behind square on the on-side to get his first boundary

1.1 - Amir to Williamson, no run, some swing for Amir, pitches it on a length and leaves Williamson, he gets a leading edge as he closes the bat face a little too early, the ball lands in front of cover

Mohammad Amir, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Over: 1 0 0 3 1 0 6 NZ 10/0
Guptill 9(5) Williamson 1(1) Umar Gul 1-0-10-0

0.6 - Umar Gul to Guptill, SIX, backs away this time and goes towards the other side, it was shorter than the previous delivery and allowed Guptill a lot of time, he cracked the pull over cow corner for the first six of the innings

0.5 - Umar Gul to Guptill, no run, on a length and on off, Guptill backs away and slashes hard, finds the fielder at cover with this cracking shot

0.4 - Umar Gul to Williamson, 1 run, short from Gul, Williamson gets back in the crease and turns it in the gap between mid-on and mid-wicket to get off the mark

0.3 - Umar Gul to Guptill, 3 runs, short of a good length and on off, Guptill stands tall and punches it through extra cover, the fielder gives the chase and saves a run for his side in the end

0.2 - Umar Gul to Guptill, no run, ends up giving a little width to Guptill outside off, Guptill flays the cut straight to the fielder at backward point

0.1 - Umar Gul to Guptill, no run, back of a length and right on the money from Gul, kept it on off, Guptill stands tall and bunts it into the off-side

Guptill and Williamson are at the crease. Guptill is on strike. Umar Gul will open the attack