R Raees to T Perera, SIX, Mr Perera, take a bow! That’s a knockout blow. Another full toss came his way and he smacked it over the sight screen. That’s absolutely bludgeoned.
R Raees to H Amla, 1 run, short, slower ball on the middle. Amla pulls that toward deep backward square.
R Raees to H Amla, 2 runs, fortune favours Amla yet again. He goes for the big hit off the slower ball. He can only manage a top edge. It falls in no-man’s land. They run a couple.
R Raees to T Perera, 1 run, that comes off the toe of the bat and it’s dribbling towards long on. They consider a second but Shadab does well to keep it down to one.
R Raees to T Perera, 2 runs, slower ball on the off stump and it’s absolutely creamed to the long off fielder. There’s a fumble in the deep and they managed an extra run.
R Raees to T Perera, WIDE, pressure is getting the better of Pakistan’s bowlers here. Raees bowls that way too wide.
WXI - 162/3 (19.0 overs)
H Amla : 69(53) T Perera : 38(16)
S Khan : 4-0-44-1 R Raees : 3-0-23-0
S Khan to T Perera, 1 run, that’s another yorker. This time Perera can only drill it down the ground to long off.
S Khan to T Perera, SIX, thank you very much! That’s a full toss at the body and Perera whacks this a long way over the deep backward square fence.
S Khan to T Perera, 2 runs, Malik has put down a sitter. It was flying to him at long off and he would’ve normally taken that. Who knows how that injury earlier in the day had a part to play in him dropping this one.
S Khan to T Perera, 2 runs, that’s finally a good yorker. Perera gets that off the bottom of his bat towards long on. They get another couple of runs.
S Khan to T Perera, WIDE, Perera has gotten into Sohail’s head. Sohail thinks Perera is going to walk across. He bowls it wide and Perera stays his ground. Sohail's unhappy with that.
S Khan to T Perera, 2 runs, on the pads, another full toss and he has flicked that to deep midwicket. The throw is wide and he’s able to pick up a couple of runs.
S Khan to T Perera, SIX, Perera is having a party out there. It’s another full toss and he has whacked this one over the long on fence too.
WXI - 142/3 (18.0 overs)
H Amla : 69(53) T Perera : 19(10)
R Raees : 3-0-23-0 S Khan : 3-0-24-1
R Raees to H Amla, no run, an uncharacteristic scoop attempt from Amla. He stands in attention at the stumps and looks to scoop over the keeper. He’s unable to get any bat on the back-of-the-hand delivery.
R Raees to H Amla, no run, fine ball that. Amla picked the slower ball but wasn't able to gauge the exact pace on the ball. It’s short and Amla doesn’t get the pull away.
R Raees to T Perera, 1 run, slower short ball and Perera pulls that to midwicket to pick up a run. Perera is making this very interesting.