Pakistan tour of England, 2001 / Commentary

Pakistan in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v Pakistan

England won by an innings and 9 runs

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49.3

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, left alone

49.4

Cork to Wasim Akram, 4 leg byes, short ball, struck on the helmet, races to fine leg

49.5

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, pushed gingerly to mid wicket

49.6

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, outside off, goes for it and luckily for him, misses

Pakistan 171/7   Wasim Akram 0* (4b)

50.2

Sidebottom to Wasim Akram, 1 run, going to leg, turned to square leg

50.6

Sidebottom to Wasim Akram, 1 bye, another bouncer, flies past the helmet and swings late difficult for Stewart

Pakistan 175/7   Wasim Akram 1* (6b)

51.1

Cork to Wasim Akram, FOUR, a good looking off drive gets it over the extra cover rope

51.2

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, outside off. slashes at it but mistimed into the ground

51.3

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, prods it to off

51.4

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, another bouncer, ducks late

51.5

Cork to Wasim Akram, 1 run, a bouncer, hooks in the air, planned one and uncontrolled, the plan is there

Pakistan 180/7   Wasim Akram 6* (11b 1x4)

52.1

Gough to Wasim Akram, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

52.3

Gough to Wasim Akram, 1 run, gentle push to cover

Pakistan 189/7   Wasim Akram 8* (13b 1x4)

53.1

Cork to Wasim Akram, 1 run, turned to fine leg

Pakistan 190/7   Wasim Akram 9* (14b 1x4)

54.1

Gough to Wasim Akram, 1 run, turned to fine leg

54.3

Gough to Wasim Akram, no run, bouncer left alone

54.4

Gough to Wasim Akram, no run, short outside off, left

54.5

Gough to Wasim Akram, no run, full toss, misses it outside off

54.6

Gough to Wasim Akram, 1 run, prodded into the cover gap

Pakistan 195/7   Wasim Akram 11* (19b 1x4)

55.1

Cork to Wasim Akram, FOUR, over pitched well driven to long off

55.2

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run

55.3

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, slower ball, reads it and pushes to point

55.4

Cork to Wasim Akram, FOUR, short and wide, square cuts and 200 up, 39 to save the follow on

55.5

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, left alone

55.6

Cork to Wasim Akram, no run, slower ball, outside off, left alone

Pakistan 203/7   Wasim Akram 19* (25b 3x4)
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Series Results
England v Pakistan at Manchester - May 31-Jun 4, 2001
Pakistan won by 108 runs
England v Pakistan at Lord's - May 17-20, 2001
England won by an innings and 9 runs
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Photos

May 22, 2001

Darren Gough celebrates with Cork and Trescothick, day 4, 1st Test at Lord's, 17-21 May 2001.

Darren Gough celebrates with Cork and Trescothick

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May 22, 2001

Some of the England team celebrating the win, day 4, 1st Test at Lord's, 17-21 May 2001.

Some of the England team celebrating the win

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