ICC World Cup, 7th Super: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at The Oval, Jun 11, 1999
ICC World Cup - 37th match, Super Sixes
Pakistan won by 148 runs
Played at Kennington Oval, London (neutral venue)
11 June 1999 (50-over match)
  Pakistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Saeed Anwar c †A Flower b Olonga 103 167 144 11 0 71.52
37.6 short of a length, quick, Saeed pulling, but getting a top edge, loops high in the air for an easy catch to Flower, not even he could drop that one 194/4
View dismissal Wajahatullah Wasti c Huckle b Whittall 40 86 42 5 1 95.23
18.5 coming down the pitch, trying the lofted drive on the off drive, is unfortunate to get the outside edge, ball flies high over cover point, Huckle runs in from deep cover to take an excellent running and diving catch 95/1
View dismissal Ijaz Ahmed run out (Goodwin/†A Flower) 5 12 5 0 0 100.00
21.2 from Whittall, poked on the on side towards the mid wicket, Anwar went to steps forward then decided "to hell with it", and went back to his crease, Ijaz meanwhile had fully committed to the run, Goodwin underarms it to the keeper 116/2
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq st †A Flower b Strang 21 52 36 0 0 58.33
35.6 Inzamam coming down the wicket with a totally inappropriate cut or pull, hard to tell really, misses, Flower muffs the stumping at the 1st attempt, but Inzamam was too lazy to go back to his crease, Flower had time to uproot a stump 183/3
View dismissal Wasim Akram* lbw b Huckle 0 11 2 0 0 0.00
38.4 pitched up, Wasim with a hopeless swipe across the line, ball was pitched well up, turning into the pads, umpire gives it, Zim aren't out of the game yet, India aren't out of tourney yet 195/5
View dismissal Moin Khan run out (GW Flower) 13 24 17 0 0 76.47
43.3 from Strang, Moin has been sent back, backward point throws the stumps down brilliantly, normal TV is inconclusive, so we go to the pana-eye, shows him to be as short of his ground as you can posisbly get 228/6
View dismissal Shahid Afridi c Johnson b Olonga 37 41 29 1 2 127.58
48.3 down the wicket, mistimed, didn't get onto it, easy catch for the mid off 260/9
View dismissal Azhar Mahmood c †A Flower b Streak 2 1 3 0 0 66.66
44.1 and gone, Zimbabwe with a tremendous comeback, brilliant outswinger, clipping the outside edge, to the keeper, Azhar lunging down the wicket trying to drive thru the mid off 231/7
View dismissal Abdul Razzaq b Streak 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
44.2 bowled! fantastic! yorked him and into the off stump, Streak on a hat trick 231/8
Saqlain Mushtaq not out 17 19 22 0 0 77.27
Shoaib Akhtar not out 1 4 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 6, lb 3, w 20, nb 3) 32
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 271 (5.42 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets HH Streak 10 0 63 2 6.30 (1nb, 5w)
44.1 to Azhar Mahmood, and gone, Zimbabwe with a tremendous comeback, brilliant outswinger, clipping the outside edge, to the keeper, Azhar lunging down the wicket trying to drive thru the mid off 231/7
44.2 to Abdul Razzaq, bowled! fantastic! yorked him and into the off stump, Streak on a hat trick 231/8
  M Mbangwa 8 0 28 0 3.50 (3w)
View wicket GJ Whittall 8 1 39 1 4.87 (3w)
18.5 to Wajahatullah Wasti, coming down the pitch, trying the lofted drive on the off drive, is unfortunate to get the outside edge, ball flies high over cover point, Huckle runs in from deep cover to take an excellent running and diving catch 95/1
View wickets HK Olonga 5 0 38 2 7.60 (1nb, 5w)
37.6 to Saeed Anwar, short of a length, quick, Saeed pulling, but getting a top edge, loops high in the air for an easy catch to Flower, not even he could drop that one 194/4
48.3 to Shahid Afridi, down the wicket, mistimed, didn't get onto it, easy catch for the mid off 260/9
View wicket AG Huckle 10 0 43 1 4.30 (1w)
38.4 to Wasim Akram, pitched up, Wasim with a hopeless swipe across the line, ball was pitched well up, turning into the pads, umpire gives it, Zim aren't out of the game yet, India aren't out of tourney yet 195/5
  GW Flower 2 0 13 0 6.50 (2w)
View wicket PA Strang 7 0 38 1 5.42 (1w)
35.6 to Inzamam-ul-Haq, Inzamam coming down the wicket with a totally inappropriate cut or pull, hard to tell really, misses, Flower muffs the stumping at the 1st attempt, but Inzamam was too lazy to go back to his crease, Flower had time to uproot a stump 183/3
  Zimbabwe innings (target: 272 runs from 49 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal NC Johnson lbw b Azhar Mahmood 54 120 94 5 0 57.44
28.2 around the wicket, seaming in, into the pads, big appeal, Bucknor raises his finger to dismiss Johnson, Zimbabwe and India 95/6
View dismissal GW Flower b Shoaib Akhtar 2 24 9 0 0 22.22
5.5 no doubt about that one, great delivery, a treat to watch, slight outswing on the yorker, thru the gate, into the middle and leg stump 12/1
View dismissal MW Goodwin c Shahid Afridi b Abdul Razzaq 4 17 15 0 0 26.66
9.3 pulling it straight down the throat of the mid wicket, good shot, shame about the fielder in the way 28/2
View dismissal A Flower b Abdul Razzaq 4 16 12 0 0 33.33
13.4 Flower jumping to play that ball, it had extra bounce with no anchovies, inside edge rolls away and just flicks the leg stump 46/3
View dismissal ADR Campbell* c Wasim Akram b Abdul Razzaq 3 7 7 0 0 42.85
15.2 another great captain's innings from Campbell, top edge goes down the nanny goat of Akram at mid on, he was pulling and obviously pulling badly 50/4
View dismissal GJ Whittall c Shahid Afridi b Azhar Mahmood 16 38 31 2 0 51.61
26.1 quick and outside the off stump, Whittall trying to drive thru the covers, EDGED! and to the 1st slip 83/5
HH Streak not out 16 62 31 1 0 51.61
View dismissal PA Strang c Azhar Mahmood b Shoaib Akhtar 5 21 15 0 0 33.33
33.2 thick edge flies wide of the slips, no! Azhar sticks out his right hand and the ball sticks, what a great catch 110/7
View dismissal HK Olonga st †Moin Khan b Saqlain Mushtaq 5 23 31 0 0 16.12
40.1 big swing and miss, Moin takes off the bails, it's Def Con 2 123/8
View dismissal AG Huckle st †Moin Khan b Saqlain Mushtaq 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
40.2 big swing and miss, Moin takes off the bails, it's Def Con 1 123/9
View dismissal M Mbangwa lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
40.3 and he's got it! Mbangwa looks lucky to know which end of the bat to hold, ball was heading to the leg stump, batsman trying to play it on the on side 123/10
Extras (lb 3, w 7, nb 4) 14
  Total (all out; 40.3 overs) 123 (3.03 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Wasim Akram 6 1 23 0 3.83 (1nb)
View wickets Shoaib Akhtar 7 1 22 2 3.14 (3nb, 1w)
5.5 to GW Flower, no doubt about that one, great delivery, a treat to watch, slight outswing on the yorker, thru the gate, into the middle and leg stump 12/1
33.2 to Strang, thick edge flies wide of the slips, no! Azhar sticks out his right hand and the ball sticks, what a great catch 110/7
View wickets Abdul Razzaq 9 1 25 3 2.77 (1w)
9.3 to Goodwin, pulling it straight down the throat of the mid wicket, good shot, shame about the fielder in the way 28/2
13.4 to A Flower, Flower jumping to play that ball, it had extra bounce with no anchovies, inside edge rolls away and just flicks the leg stump 46/3
15.2 to Campbell, another great captain's innings from Campbell, top edge goes down the nanny goat of Akram at mid on, he was pulling and obviously pulling badly 50/4
View wickets Saqlain Mushtaq 6.3 1 16 3 2.46
40.1 to Olonga, big swing and miss, Moin takes off the bails, it's Def Con 2 123/8
40.2 to Huckle, big swing and miss, Moin takes off the bails, it's Def Con 1 123/9
40.3 to Mbangwa, and he's got it! Mbangwa looks lucky to know which end of the bat to hold, ball was heading to the leg stump, batsman trying to play it on the on side 123/10
  Shahid Afridi 4 0 20 0 5.00 (1w)
View wickets Azhar Mahmood 8 1 14 2 1.75
26.1 to Whittall, quick and outside the off stump, Whittall trying to drive thru the covers, EDGED! and to the 1st slip 83/5
28.2 to Johnson, around the wicket, seaming in, into the pads, big appeal, Bucknor raises his finger to dismiss Johnson, Zimbabwe and India 95/6

Match details


Toss - Pakistan, who chose to bat
Points - Pakistan 2, Zimbabwe 0
Player of the match - Saeed Anwar (Pakistan)
Umpires - SA Bucknor (West Indies) and DL Orchard (South Africa)
TV umpire - DB Cowie (New Zealand)
Match referee - PJP Burge (Australia)

Match Notes


    • Reserve match referee: R Subba Row
    • 4th (reserve) umpire: AA Jones
    • Saeed Anwar 50 off 74 balls, 4x4 0x6
    • Zimbabwe were fined 1 over for a slow over rate
    • NC Johnson 50 off 86 balls, 5x4 0x6
    • Saqlain Mushtaq hat-trick: Olonga, Huckle, Mbangwa (40.1, 40.2, 40.3 ov). 2nd ever hat-trick in a World Cup (first was C Sharma v NZ in World Cup 87) and the 2nd player to take a hat-trick twice in ODIs (the other being Wasim Akram)
 
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