England tour of Pakistan, 2005/06 / Commentary

England in Pakistan ODI Series - 5th ODI

Pakistan v England

England won by 6 runs

12.1

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, no run, Razzaq to Strauss, good line and just short of a length, Strauss drives the ball off the back foot straight at point, firmly struck into the ground, no runs

12.2

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, 1 run, Razzaq to Strauss, good line and just short of a length, Strauss cuts it a bit later, cleanly struck to the wide third man, 1 run

12.3

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good line and back of a length, Solanki defends it from the back foot towards point, no runs

12.4

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, 1 no ball, (no ball) Razzaq to Solanki, Solanki defends on the front foot, rolls it down the pitch, no runs

12.4

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good line and length delivery, Solanki drives the ball through the off side,opened the wrists a touch, but straight at a cover point, no runs

12.5

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good line and just short of a length, Solanki pushes it off the back foot again at the cover point, no runs

12.6

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, just short of a length, Solanki defends off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Razzaq jumping back onto the pitch to get hands to it

England 38/2   Abdul Razzaq 1-0-2-0

14.1

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, 1 run, Razzaq to Solanki, good length but down leg, Solanki defends it wide of the midwicket fielder, 1 run

14.2

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, FOUR, Razzaq to Strauss, just short of a length, Strauss drives on the front foot and this time he does work it through the gap at civer, good strike and positioning, 4 runs

14.3

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, 1 run, Razzaq to Strauss, good line and back of a length, Strauss cuts off the back foot down to third man region, 1 run

14.4

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, 1 run, Razzaq to Solanki, short and down leg, Solanki defends it, punching towards midwicket, early call, quick easy run,, 1 run

14.5

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, no run, Razzaq to Strauss, good length but wide of the off stump, Strauss misses the ball as he drives at the quicker one angleed across him, no runs

14.6

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, 1 run, Razzaq to Strauss, just short of a length, Strauss plays a controlled cut down to third man, 1 run

England 46/2   Abdul Razzaq 2-0-10-0

16.1

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, no run, Razzaq to Strauss, good length delivery, Strauss keeps it out, no runs

16.2

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, no run, Razzaq to Strauss, good line and back of a length, Strauss on the back foot defending, no runs

16.3

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, 1 run, Razzaq to Strauss, good length but down leg, Strauss works it through the leg side, 1 run

16.4

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good line and just short of a length, Solanki defends it, no runs, fielded by Razzaq

16.5

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, 1 run, Razzaq to Solanki, down the leg side, Solanki gets an edge as he goes back, into the pad and rolls away to square leg, 1 run

16.6

Abdul Razzaq to Strauss, 1 run, Razzaq to Strauss, good length delivery, Strauss drives it away, 1 run, well fielded by Yousuf as he dives to his right, gets the outstreched arm to the ball, saves three runs

England 52/2   Abdul Razzaq 3-0-13-0

18.1

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, FOUR, Razzaq to Solanki, just short of a length, Solanki driving off the back foot, well timed and placed, no chance at cover, 4 runs

18.2

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, FOUR, Razzaq to Solanki, good length but down leg, Solanki drives through the on side, 4 runs, Yousuf chases, dives at the last minute but just can not gather it in

18.3

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good length delivery, Solanki defends on the front foot, no runs

18.4

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, line and length, Solanki defends it away towards cover point, solid looking defence, no runs

18.5

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, length ball, Solanki defends it, no runs, fielded by Razzaq

18.6

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, length ball, Solanki defends solidly towards cover point, no runs

England 60/3   Abdul Razzaq 4-0-21-0

20.1

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, length ball, Solanki pushes forward, no runs

20.2

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, no run, Razzaq to Flintoff, good length delivery, Flintoff defends on the front foot, no runs

20.3

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, no run, Razzaq to Flintoff, good length but down leg, Flintoff plays and misses the ball, no runs

20.4

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, no run, Razzaq to Flintoff, short and wide, Flintoff plays but misses the well disguised slower ball, no runs

20.5

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, no run, Razzaq to Flintoff, line and length, Flintoff keeps it out defending to the off,, no runs

20.6

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, FOUR, Razzaq to Flintoff, leg side delivery, Flintoff drives on the on side, in the air, but well controlled over the midwicket, races away, 4 runs

England 66/3   Abdul Razzaq 5-0-25-0

22.1

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, back of a length and down the leg side, Solanki keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Razzaq

22.2

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good line and length delivery, Solanki defends on the front foot, runs it into the covers, no runs

22.3

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, 1 run, Razzaq to Solanki, leg side delivery, Solanki on the back foot defending, squared him up completely, near leading edge, squirts towards backward point, 1 run

22.4

Abdul Razzaq to Flintoff, 1 run, Razzaq to Flintoff, short leg side delivery, Flintoff defends it from the back foot, turned forward of square leg, wanted two, sent back, 1 run

22.5

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, FOUR, Razzaq to Solanki, good length but down leg, Solanki drives the ball in the air, down the ground, mid-on is up, 4 runs

22.6

Abdul Razzaq to Solanki, no run, Razzaq to Solanki, good line and length, Solanki pushes forward, angled towards point, no runs

England 79/3   Abdul Razzaq 6-0-31-0

49.1

Abdul Razzaq to Plunkett, 1 run, Razzaq to Plunkett, slow yorker in the block hole, Plunkett defends it, run taken towards covers, 1 run

49.2

Abdul Razzaq to Udal, 4 leg byes, Razzaq to Udal, leg side delivery, Udal plays but misses the ball, 4 leg byes

49.3

Abdul Razzaq to Udal, OUT, Razzaq to Udal, OUT (Caught), gets on angled at the legs, looks at the on drive, maybe a slower ball, gets under and through it, scoops it gently tomidwicket

SD Udal c Yasir Hameed b Abdul Razzaq 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

49.4

Abdul Razzaq to Plunkett, FOUR, Razzaq to Plunkett, good length but down leg, Plunkett flicks it on the leg side wide of long leg, 4 runs

49.5

Abdul Razzaq to Plunkett, FOUR, Razzaq to Plunkett, good length but down leg, Plunkett lofts and drives it away over midwicket, 4 runs

49.6

Abdul Razzaq to Plunkett, SIX, Razzaq to Plunkett, down the leg side again, Plunkett lofts the drive on the on side, gets well under it and sails it over wide midwicket, great end for England, 6 runs

England 206/9   Abdul Razzaq 7-0-46-1
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Photos

Dec 21, 2005

Pakistani fans lift a spectator, 5th ODI, Rawalpindi, December 21, 2005

Pakistani fans lift a spectator

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Dec 21, 2005

Inzamam-ul-Haq with the winner's trophy, Pakistan v England, 5th ODI, Rawalpindi, December 21, 2005

Inzamam-ul-Haq with the winner's trophy

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