World Cup: Pakistan make slow start against Kenya

February 23rd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Shoaib Akhtar Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan made a slow start after opting to bat against Kenya in their opening World Cup Group A match at the Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium here Wednesday.Pakistan were 12 for one after six overs with Ahmed Shehzad batting on one and Kamran Akmal yet to open his account. Opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez was back in the pavillion after making nine.

Teams

Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal (wicketkeeper), Younis Khan, Umar Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi (captain), Abdul Razzaq, Umar Gul, Shoaib Akhtar, Abdur Rehman

Kenya: Seren Waters, Maurice Ouma (wicketkeeper), Collins Obuya, Steve Tikolo, Tanmay Mishra, Rakep Patel, Jimmy Kamande (captain), Thomas Odoyo, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Shem Ngoche, Elijah Otieno

Umpires: Tony Hill (New Zealand) and Nigel Llong (England)
TV umpire: Daryl Harper (Australia)
Match referee: Chris Broad (England)

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