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

34.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, reaches forward a muffled appeal but may be there was bat there too

34.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, turned to mid wicket

England 105/2   N Hussain 0* (2b)

35.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, 1 run, full toss, turned to leg

England 109/2   N Hussain 1* (3b)

36.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, to short mid wicket

36.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, to point

36.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run

36.4

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run

36.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

36.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, outside off left alone

England 109/2   N Hussain 1* (9b)

39.1

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

39.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, on his legs turned to short mid wicket

39.3

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, swings across him, left alone

39.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, another similar ball, angles across and left alone

39.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, good ball, gets a inside edge onto his pads

39.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, loud shout for lbw, Ump Willey declines was playing forward

England 114/2   N Hussain 1* (15b)

42.1

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

42.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone again, slower ball swung even more to the off

42.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone

42.4

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, good ball, makes him rush into a defensive push to point

42.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, on the pads, a strangled appeal, going down leg

42.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, now the awayswinger, left alone

England 119/3   N Hussain 1* (21b)

44.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run

44.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed back

44.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, prodded to gulley

44.4

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, loud appeal and tv replay shows the ball may have missed leg

44.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run

44.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed to the off, Nasser does not look set yet, rather tentative

England 125/3   N Hussain 1* (27b)

45.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, down the legside, goes for a shot to leg and misses

England 132/3   N Hussain 1* (28b)

47.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed back

47.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed into the covers

47.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, good ball on middle, defends

47.4

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run

47.5

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run

47.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, tries a pull off a short ball, misses

England 132/3   N Hussain 1* (34b)

49.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, a bouncer, ducks

49.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, 1 run, ckeeky single off a push to mid on, and Nasser doubles his score

England 133/3   N Hussain 2* (36b)

50.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed to mid on

50.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, turned to square leg

50.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone

50.4

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, FOUR, oof! finally an attacking and elegant cover drive

50.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone

50.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone, ball moving further away

England 137/3   N Hussain 6* (42b 1x4)

52.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed to mid on

52.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, bat and pad together, pushed to off

52.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, prods it to cover

52.4

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, 3 runs, good ball, seamed away and a godd steer to third man as he saw it move away in time

England 140/3   N Hussain 9* (46b 1x4)

53.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, defends it to off

53.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, short ball outside off, makes nasser sway away at the last second

53.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, left alone outside off

53.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, again outside off, left alone

53.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, FOUR, short ball, a rushed pull and he gets it over the square leg rope

53.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, 2 runs

England 146/3   N Hussain 15* (52b 2x4)

55.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, left alone outside off

55.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

55.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, left alone

55.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, an 80.4mph and again pushed to cover

55.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, slower ball, well outside off, and I eyed the sun away

55.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, FOUR, pitched up, and a superb cover drive is the return from Nasser

England 150/3   N Hussain 19* (58b 3x4)

57.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, played into the covers

57.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, left alone

57.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, 1 run, turend to leg and a quick single the throw in hits the bowlers end stumps

England 153/3   N Hussain 20* (61b 3x4)

58.1

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run

58.2

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, loud appeal, delined

58.3

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, beaten outside off, no significant swing for shoaib

58.4

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, 1 run, driven to mid on and the skipper misfields

England 158/3   N Hussain 21* (65b 3x4)

59.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, pushes it to cover

59.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run

59.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, again left alone

59.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, tucked to mid wicket

59.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, slow ball 70mph left alone

59.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run

England 158/3   N Hussain 21* (71b 3x4)

61.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, outside off and swings away even more

61.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run

61.3

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, angles accross the right hander and it left

61.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, to covers

61.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, left alone, no sun, light may become a problem a bit later

61.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, ball angles and left alone

England 158/3   N Hussain 21* (77b 3x4)

62.4

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, comes forward, an appeal for lbw, declined struck on the roll

62.5

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, 1 run, driven to mid off for a risky run

England 161/3   N Hussain 22* (79b 3x4)

63.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, a fine bouncer, ducks rather squats down

63.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, 1 run, turned to leg

England 162/3   N Hussain 23* (81b 3x4)

64.1

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, slower ball outside off left alone

64.2

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

64.3

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, appeal for lbw, was outside the line

64.4

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

64.5

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, lbw appeal much closer, declined

64.6

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, turned to mid wicket

England 166/3   N Hussain 23* (87b 3x4)

65.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

65.3

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, short ball flies past his face

65.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, 1 run, pulled to square leg

England 168/3   N Hussain 24* (90b 3x4)

66.1

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run

66.2

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, 1 no ball

66.2

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run

66.3

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run

66.4

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, sudden pop off the pitch, goes head high to Rashid

66.5

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run

66.6

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

England 173/3   N Hussain 24* (97b 3x4)

67.6

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

England 175/3   N Hussain 25* (98b 3x4)

68.1

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, FOUR, pulls and top edged to mid wicket

68.2

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, pushed to extra cover

68.3

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, 1 no ball

68.3

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, prods the bat at it, soft hands, to point

68.4

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, defends it to off

68.5

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, no run, left alone,

68.6

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, 3 runs, to third man, cut it

England 183/3   N Hussain 32* (105b 4x4)

69.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, good ball, plays at it and misses

69.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

69.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, driven to mid off

69.4

Waqar Younis to Hussain, 2 runs, misfield by Anwar at mid off, sluggish

69.5

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed back, a fine ball

69.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, 1 run, hooks, but not timed properly runs slowly to fine leg, good over from Waqar

England 186/3   N Hussain 35* (111b 4x4)

70.1

Abdul Razzaq to Hussain, 1 run, pulled to deep square leg

England 187/3   N Hussain 36* (112b 4x4)

71.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, on the stumps, pushed back

71.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, 1 run, edged towards gulley, good save by sub Imran farhat

England 190/3   N Hussain 37* (114b 4x4)

72.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, on off stump line, goes back and defends

72.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, slower ball, swings away outside off

72.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone, kept a bit low

72.4

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, defended to cover

72.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, left alone

72.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run

England 194/3   N Hussain 37* (120b 4x4)

74.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, beaten! a close shave outside off

England 204/3   N Hussain 37* (121b 4x4)

75.6

Younis Khan to Hussain, 1 run

England 206/3   N Hussain 38* (122b 4x4)

76.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, driven to mid off

76.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, 1 run, driven to mid on, widish and the only intersting event it it hit a diving Youhana on his lip

England 207/3   N Hussain 39* (124b 4x4)

77.1

Younis Khan to Hussain, no run

77.2

Younis Khan to Hussain, 1 run, to square leg

77.6

Younis Khan to Hussain, FOUR, edged through the slips to third man

England 219/3   N Hussain 44* (127b 5x4)

78.5

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run

78.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover

England 222/3   N Hussain 44* (129b 5x4)

80.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, pushed back

80.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, on the pads no appeal, was outside leg

80.3

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, outside off, left alone, attacking field not set for the new ball

80.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run

80.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, good ball, came in tucked to leg

80.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, left alone

England 230/3   N Hussain 44* (135b 5x4)

82.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, a good yorker, dug out to leg

82.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, reaches forward a slower ball, pushed to off

82.3

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

82.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, faster ball on middle, fended to the off

82.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, a muffled appeal, there was some bat, otherwise may have got him

82.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, plrodded to point

England 234/3   N Hussain 44* (141b 5x4)

83.4

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, drives it straight back, Waqar gets a hand to it

83.5

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, another good ball, no width just hangs his bat at it

83.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, drops a short one, pulled away well to square leg

England 235/3   N Hussain 44* (144b 5x4)

84.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, 2 runs, strays to leg and nicely flicked to deep square for his fifty, a slow one but the concentration got him through the earlier difficulties posed by Azhar Mahmood

England 242/3   N Hussain 46* (145b 5x4)

86.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, short ball, nasty blow on the shoulder as he turned away

86.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, left alone

86.3

Wasim Akram to Hussain, 1 run, short ball. Nasser sways away but had his bat in the air, hit on the toe but fell short of gulley

England 243/4   N Hussain 47* (148b 5x4)

87.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed to mid on

87.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed back to the bowler

87.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, (no ball) 1 run, pulls a short ball to deep square leg

England 245/4   N Hussain 48* (152b 5x4)

88.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, 1 run, to point

88.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, to cover

88.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, pushed back

England 253/4   N Hussain 49* (155b 5x4)

91.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, incoming onto his legs, pushed wide of mid on, run declined

91.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, on off stump, prodded to cover

91.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, driven to mid off, gently

91.4

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, bouncer and a awkward looking leave with the bat in a air

91.5

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, to cover

91.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run

England 254/4   N Hussain 53* (162b 6x4)

93.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, on off stump, hops back and plays it to the off, not much movement for Waqar

93.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, superb bouncer and again an awkward duck turning to leg with bat in the air

93.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, slower ball on middle stump, pushed to mid on

93.4

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, outside off. left alone

93.5

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, left alone

93.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed to cover point

England 254/5   N Hussain 53* (168b 6x4)

94.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, hops back and guides it to point

94.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, fast rising ball, sways away

England 260/5   N Hussain 53* (170b 6x4)

95.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, 1 run, short ball pulled to backward square

England 264/5   N Hussain 54* (171b 6x4)

96.1

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, a bouncer and I must say again, thats an awkward possibly dangerous way to leavt, bat vertical

96.2

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, pushed to point

96.3

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

96.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, 1 run, to third man

England 268/5   N Hussain 55* (175b 6x4)

97.1

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, played to gully

97.2

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, pushed to point

97.3

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, rapped on the fingers, seems to play very low, took his hand away and shaking it

97.4

Waqar Younis to Hussain, FOUR, finally goes for a hook off a short ball, over the mid wicket rope

97.5

Waqar Younis to Hussain, FOUR, edged through the vacant third slip, looed a deliberate shot to me

97.6

Waqar Younis to Hussain, no run, short ball, moves his bat out of the way

England 278/5   N Hussain 63* (181b 8x4)

98.3

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

98.4

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, angles away, left alone

98.5

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, left alone again, seems the Pak bowling startegy is short stuff

98.6

Wasim Akram to Hussain, no run, angling across again and left alone

England 279/5   N Hussain 63* (185b 8x4)

100.6

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, hit on the pads, no appeal

England 287/5   N Hussain 63* (186b 8x4)

101.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, now some needle, short 90.1 mph, has Nasser duck and looks exchanged

101.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, another nastier short ball, ducked away

England 292/5   N Hussain 63* (188b 8x4)

103.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, no run, fast ball, shortish and nasser sways away, still persisting this short stuff

103.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Hussain, 1 run, short but effective this time catches him on his thumb, ball goes to the gulley area but safe, hurt and physio called in

England 301/5   N Hussain 64* (190b 8x4)

104.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, pushed to point and takes off the bottom hand immediately

104.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, no run, squares him up. pushed to mid on

104.3

Azhar Mahmood to Hussain, OUT, the ball pitched up for some swing, finds the outer edge and a regulation catch to Latif

N Hussain c †Rashid Latif b Azhar Mahmood 64 (307m 193b 8x4 0x6) SR: 33.16

England 307/6   N Hussain 64 (193b 8x4)
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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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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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