Ninth T20 Match Group D Played Pakistan vs New Zealand on dated 23-September-2012, Pakistan won the Toss and and elected to bat first. Pakistan Made 164 Total runs and New Zealand can,t achive the target of 164 and New Zealand out all team on 177 runs. Shahid Afridi Made 12 Runs from 6 Balls with two fours. Nasir Jamshaid Made 56 runs from 35 balls with two fours and four sixes against New Zealand.
Pakistan play Bangladesh in the final match on Tuesday in the group from which the top two teams will qualify for the Super Eights. Brendon McCullum, who made the highest T20 score of 123 in his team’s 59-run win over Bangladesh, hit four boundaries and a six but was finally bowled in the 16th over by Gul to almost end New Zealand’s hopes.
Earlier Jamshed made a 35-ball 56 and added 76 for the second wicket with skipper Mohammad Hafeez (43).
Jamshed hit two boundaries and four sixes as Pakistan plundered 92 off the first ten overs. Hafeez hit two fours and two sixes off 38 balls.
Imran Nazir made 25 with five boundaries.
Jamshed was aggressive from the start, smashing paceman Adam Milne for a six before hitting two off spinner Nathan McCullum’s successive overs. He reached his maiden fifty off just 27 balls, improving on his previous best of 45 he made against Australia in Dubai last month.
New Zealand reined them in the middle overs, claiming three wickets for just 11 runs including that of Jamshed caught in the outfield off Daniel Vettori.
Umar Akmal scored 23 with three boundaries and a six.
New Zealand were uncharacteristically sloppy in the field, with Taylor dropping Hafeez on nought in Kyle Mills’s first over while Nicol failed to hold on to a head-high Jamshed hook off the same bowler which went for six.