England vs Pakistan 3rd ODI at The Oval, 17 Sep, 2010

Toss: Pakistan, who chose to bat first
Pakistan 241/10 (49.4)
England 218/10 (45.4)
Pakistan won by 23 runs
Man of the Match: Umar Gul
  • LJ Wright 48 * (66)

  Over 1.0   

Over 0.1: Single. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, good length delivery, opens up on the backfoot to defend that towards the legside.

Over 0.2: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to SM Davies, short and rising delivery, gets beaten on the backfoot by that lovely delivery.

Over 0.3: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to SM Davies, good length delivery, opens up on the backfoot to defend that towards the legside.

Over 0.4: Boundary!. Shoaib Akhtar to SM Davies, pitched up delivery, lofts it in the air over covers.

Over 0.5: Boundary!. Shoaib Akhtar to SM Davies, pitched up delivery, leans forward and drives it gloriously past covers for a boundary.

Over 0.6: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to SM Davies, good length delivery, moves back and across to defend that towards covers.

  Over 2.0   

Over 1.1: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to AJ Strauss, good length delivery, goes back and defends it towards the bowler.

Over 1.2: Single. Abdul Razzaq to AJ Strauss, short of length delivery, goes back and play an upper cut over the slips towards thirdman.

Over 1.3: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to SM Davies, good length delivery, gets beaten on the frontfoot by that good delivery.

Over 1.4: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to SM Davies, bouncer, gets forward and leaves it outside off to the wicket keeper.

Over 1.5: Two runs. Abdul Razzaq to SM Davies, pitched up delivery, flicks it off his pads towards the deep mid wicket region

Over 1.6: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to SM Davies, short of length delivery, goes back and cuts it straight to point.

  Over 3.0   

Over 2.1: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, good length delivery, gets beaten on the backfoot by that lovely delivery.

Over 2.2: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, short and rising delivery, gets beaten on the frontfoot by that good delivery.

Over 2.3: Boundary!. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, pitched up delivery, pulls it away through mid wicket

Over 2.4: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, good length delivery, goes back and defends it towards the bowler.

Over 2.5: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, short and rising delivery, gets forward and defends it towards the bowler.

Over 2.6: Boundary!. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, pitched up delivery, flicks it off his pads towards the fine leg region.

  Over 4.0   

Over 3.1: Single. Abdul Razzaq to SM Davies, short and rising delivery, flicks it off his pads towards the deep backward squareleg region

Over 3.2: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to AJ Strauss, good length delivery, goes back and defends it towards the bowler.

Over 3.3: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to AJ Strauss, dragged way too short, that's a long hop, gets forward and leaves it outside off to the wicket keeper.

Over 3.4: Boundary!. Abdul Razzaq to AJ Strauss, short and wide, goes back and cuts it away past covers.

Over 3.5: Single. Abdul Razzaq to AJ Strauss, short of length delivery, goes back and cuts it straight to covers.

Over 3.6: No runs. Abdul Razzaq to SM Davies, good length delivery, goes back and defends it towards the bowler.

  Over 5.0   

Over 4.1: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, short and rising delivery, gets forward and defends it towards the bowler.

Over 4.2: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, bouncer, gets back and shoulders arms to that outside off.

Over 4.3: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, short and rising delivery, moves back and across to defend that towards covers.

Over 4.4: No runs. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, good length delivery, gets forward and defends it towards the bowler.

Over 4.5: Single. Shoaib Akhtar to AJ Strauss, short and rising delivery, moves back and across to defend that towards mid off.

Over 4.6: Single. Shoaib Akhtar to SM Davies, pitched up delivery, flicks it off his pads towards the fine leg region.

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