World T20 : Kangaroos shocks, Green shirts rocks

Pakistani captain Mohammad Hafeez (L) celebrates with teammate Abdul Razzaq (R) after the dismissal of Australian captain George Bailey (C) during the second Twenty20 international cricket match against Australia at the Dubai international cricket stadium on September 7, 2012. Pakistan beat Australia in a tense Super over finish to the second Twenty20 international at Dubai Stadium taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI        (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/GettyImages)MIRPUR : After a very thrilling match, Pakistan defeated Australia by 16 runs.

At Shere Bangla Cricket stadium Mirpur, Australian captain won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Pakistan’s start was not so well as they loss their early wickets on just 25 runs.

Later, Akmal brothers just splash the game by a beautiful partnership of 96 runs at the rate of 11.29 runs per over.
This was the turning point where Pakistan keep it position strong in the match.

The highlight of Pakistan’s inning was Umer Akmal’s splendid innings of 94 runs on just 54 balls.

Pakistan in restricted 20 over gave a huge target of 191 runs for the loss of 5 wickets.

Later, Pakistan’s second inning start was just devastating when Zulfiqar Babar took 2 early wickets in his first over but partnership of 115 runs  among Maxwell and Finch just splash the game.

At that time the game was 70 % in Australia favor but Boom Boom Afridi finally got the very important wicket of Maxwell and broke that match turning partnership.

At last, Australia lost its last wicket on the last ball of the last over lose the game against Pakistan.

Zulfiqar Babar, Bilawal Bhatti, Shahid Afridi and Umer gul took 2,2 wickets each while Saeed Ajmal took only 1 wicket.

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