Pakistan tour of England, 2001 / Commentary

Pakistan in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v Pakistan

England won by an innings and 9 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

0.1

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, pushed to mid off

0.2

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone

0.3

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 1 run, turned to deep square leg

England 1/0   MA Atherton 1* (3b)

1.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

1.2

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

1.3

Waqar Younis to Atherton, FOUR, good looking drive through extra cover

1.4

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, dips in, a loud lbw appeal, struckt too high and possible missing leg too

1.5

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

1.6

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

England 5/0   MA Atherton 5* (9b 1x4)

2.5

Wasim Akram to Atherton, FOUR, lovely square cut to point rope

2.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run

England 12/0   MA Atherton 9* (11b 2x4)

4.1

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, swings away to leg

4.2

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, faster ball, pushes him back and thickish edge into the slips

4.3

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, swings to the off and played to point

4.4

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, on leg, folds Atherton up, taken on the thigh

4.5

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, pushed into the slips

4.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 1 run, turned to square leg

England 15/0   MA Atherton 10* (17b 2x4)

5.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, 1 run, pushed off the front foot to cover

England 16/0   MA Atherton 11* (18b 2x4)

6.1

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone outside off

6.2

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 2 runs, turned to square leg

6.3

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, beaten on leg, ball zipped towards leg

6.4

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 1 run, a gentle push to cover and a quick single, good running

England 21/0   MA Atherton 14* (22b 2x4)

8.1

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, prodded to point

8.2

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, hit on the pad and runs to square leg

8.3

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone outside off

8.4

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, down the legside a good save by Latif

8.5

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, outside off, left alone

8.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone

England 34/0   MA Atherton 14* (28b 2x4)

9.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, a faster ball, 85.9mph outside off, pitched up, bottom of the bat to the off

9.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, 1 run, forced back and pushed to short cover

9.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, pushed to point

9.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, great ball, 86.8mph, moved away and beats him on the off

England 39/0   MA Atherton 15* (32b 2x4)

11.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, left alone outside leg

11.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, drives and point stops it well, ball was at 89mph

11.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, slower ball, beats him on the off

11.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, outside off, left alone, bowling well this morning

11.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, just outside off, plays late, chopped into the ground to off

11.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, left alone outside off, a maiden over

England 39/0   MA Atherton 15* (38b 2x4)

12.4

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone outside off

12.5

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, angles across him, left alone

12.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 1 wide, way way outside off

12.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 1 run, pushed into the covers

England 42/0   MA Atherton 16* (41b 2x4)

13.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, pushed to point

13.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, good full length ball on off, caught a thick edge to point 89.8mph

13.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, 1 leg bye, movine away to leg, a polite appeal declined

13.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, slower ball and this time Atherton spotted it and left it alone

13.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, rapped but the ball did too much, missing leg

England 44/0   MA Atherton 16* (46b 2x4)

14.5

Abdul Razzaq to Atherton, no run, leans back and cuts to cover

14.6

Abdul Razzaq to Atherton, no run, left alone

England 47/0   MA Atherton 16* (48b 2x4)

15.4

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, on off or just outside, beaten

15.5

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, hops back and prods it to off

15.6

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, left alone

England 50/0   MA Atherton 16* (51b 2x4)

17.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

17.2

Waqar Younis to Atherton, FOUR, lovely square cut to deep point

17.3

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, driven to mid on

17.4

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, hops back and defends

17.5

Waqar Younis to Atherton, 2 runs, to square lkeg

17.6

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

England 60/0   MA Atherton 22* (57b 3x4)

19.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, 1 run, to cover

England 65/1   MA Atherton 23* (58b 3x4)

20.1

Abdul Razzaq to Atherton, no run, left alone

20.2

Abdul Razzaq to Atherton, no run, pushed to mid wicket

20.3

Abdul Razzaq to Atherton, 2 runs, pushed back and Razzaq misfilds

20.4

Abdul Razzaq to Atherton, 1 run, a quick single to cover

England 68/1   MA Atherton 26* (62b 3x4)

21.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, pushed to cover

21.2

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, turned to square leg

21.3

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, left alone outside off

21.4

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, back to Waqar

21.5

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, short bouncer goes over his head to the keeper

21.6

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run

England 68/1   MA Atherton 26* (68b 3x4)

23.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, short ball outside off left alone

23.2

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, another short ball, plays it to point

23.3

Waqar Younis to Atherton, FOUR, good ball, drew an involunatry stroke edged and no third slip to catch it

23.4

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, on the stumps and forces him back to defend

23.5

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, another short ball, left alone

23.6

Waqar Younis to Atherton, no run, left alone outside off

England 77/1   MA Atherton 30* (74b 4x4)

24.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, slower ball, pushed back

England 86/1   MA Atherton 30* (75b 4x4)

26.1

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, off his back foot, edged and just past off stump, escapes a played on

26.2

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone

26.3

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, pushed to gulley

26.4

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, into the covers

26.5

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, left alone

26.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, pushed to cover, and way they go for some lunch

England 92/1   MA Atherton 30* (81b 4x4)

27.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, pushed to gulley

27.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, good ball, whipped in and fended away

27.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, pushed to point, 85.8mph

27.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, on off, hops back and prods to gulley

England 93/1   MA Atherton 30* (85b 4x4)

29.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, beaten, almost got an outer edge

29.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, good stop at gulley by Wasim Akram

29.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, outside off, chases it and misses

29.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, cuts and a fine save at point by Younis Khan

29.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, 1 run, turned to square leg

England 94/1   MA Atherton 31* (90b 4x4)

30.1

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, pushed to point, was on or about off stump

30.2

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, left alone

30.3

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run

30.4

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, 2 runs, turned to deep mid wicket

30.5

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, a good awayswinger, left alone

30.6

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, swings away again and just left alone

England 96/1   MA Atherton 33* (96b 4x4)

32.1

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run

32.2

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, pushed into the covers

32.3

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

England 97/1   MA Atherton 34* (99b 4x4)

33.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, on off, defended to off

33.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, comes forward and grounds his bat, pushed to cover

33.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, has a slash at a fast ball outside off, misses

England 105/1   MA Atherton 34* (102b 4x4)

35.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, on off, pushed hurriedly to cover

35.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, excellent ball, almost an off break, left alone and it goes over the stumps

35.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, outside off, left laone

35.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, no run, left alone, 87,5 mph

35.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Atherton, 3 runs, cut to deep point, ball stops due to the heavy outfield

England 108/2   MA Atherton 37* (107b 4x4)

37.1

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, outside off and left alone

37.2

Wasim Akram to Atherton, FOUR, lovely turn backward of square

37.3

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, driven to point and a fine diving save by Younis Khan

37.4

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, short bouncer, ducks down

37.5

Wasim Akram to Atherton, no run, a good short ball made him hop to defend to leg

37.6

Wasim Akram to Atherton, 1 run, on his body also turned to leg

England 114/2   MA Atherton 42* (113b 5x4)

38.1

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, left alone as the ball swings away

38.2

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, pushed to point

38.3

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run

38.4

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, on the pads but missing leg, no appeal

38.5

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, pushe to the offside

38.6

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, pushed back

England 114/2   MA Atherton 42* (119b 5x4)

40.1

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, seamed in and left alone

40.2

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, no run, left alone

40.3

Azhar Mahmood to Atherton, OUT, full pitched caught atherton on the crease, middle and off stumps disturbed

MA Atherton b Azhar Mahmood 42 (178m 122b 5x4 0x6) SR: 34.42

England 114/3   MA Atherton 42 (122b 5x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
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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