Thursday, September 24, 2009

Aamer,Gul win the match for Pakistan

Youngster Mohammad Aamer and Umar Gul took 3 wickets each to bundle out a second string West Indies side for 133 in their opening game of the Champions Trophy.The condition were ideal for fast bowling at Johannesburg,and Pakistan took full advantage.Putting West Indies to bat first,they showed they were too good for this West Indies batting lineup.The only notable contributions came from Sammy with 25 and Miller with 51.Pakistan started badly to lose 2 wickets for 21 in 5 overs.Tonge bowled exceptionally picking up 4/25 in his 10.Umar Akmal was top scorer with 41* off 51 balls,and Shoaib Malik and Yousuf made 23 each.
There was more good news for the Pakistan Camp as skipper Younis Khan was declared fit for the game against India on Saturday.Younis who suffered a hairline fracture,has recovered and is expected to make it to the playing 11 on Saturday.

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