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

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   Waqar Younis 1-0-4-0

3.1

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, left alone

3.2

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

3.3

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, 2 runs, driven to long on

3.4

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run

3.5

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run

3.6

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, lovely ball, left him and goes through to Rashid Latif

England 14/0   Waqar Younis 2-0-6-0

5.1

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

5.2

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, 2 runs, nicely tucked away to leg, ball was on leg stump

5.3

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, pushed to point a misfield there but they dont go for the run

5.4

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, pushed carefully to mid on

5.5

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, pops up, surprises him and prodded to off

5.6

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, on off stump, moving, thick inside edge to mid on

England 18/0   Waqar Younis 3-0-9-0

7.1

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, 2 runs, turned easily to deep square

7.2

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, great ball, drives and beaten comprehensively, left him, lots of swing out there

7.3

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, on middle stump, watchully fends it back on his backfoot

7.4

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, FOUR, a tentative push, edged to the vacant third man

7.5

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run

7.6

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, driven straight to mid off

England 34/0   Waqar Younis 4-0-15-0

15.1

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, no run, leading edge towards point, played too early

15.2

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, 2 runs, turned to deep leg

15.3

Waqar Younis to Trescothick, 1 run, on off stump, pushed to cover as claps all round for the England fifty

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   Waqar Younis 5-0-18-0

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   Waqar Younis 6-0-24-0

19.1

Waqar Younis to Atherton, 1 run, to cover

19.2

Waqar Younis to Vaughan, no run

19.3

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

19.4

Waqar Younis to Vaughan, no run

19.5

Waqar Younis to Vaughan, no run, left alone

19.6

Waqar Younis to Vaughan, no run, left alone again

England 65/1   Waqar Younis 7-0-25-0

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   Waqar Younis 8-1-25-0

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   Waqar Younis 9-1-29-0

45.1

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

45.2

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, cuts but straight to Younis Khan at point

45.3

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, outside off left

45.4

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, FOUR, outside off a full toss driven to backward point

45.5

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, 3 runs, driven in the offside gap

45.6

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

England 132/3   Waqar Younis 10-1-36-0

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   Waqar Younis 11-2-36-0

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

49.3

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run

49.4

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, pushed to cover and goes back as there is no run

49.5

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, left alone

49.6

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

England 133/3   Waqar Younis 12-2-37-0

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   Waqar Younis 13-2-40-0

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

71.3

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, well outside off and Thorpe goes for it, square drive to cover

71.4

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, left alone

71.5

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, FOUR, short ball, pulls it well to deep square leg

71.6

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run

England 194/3   Waqar Younis 14-2-45-0

81.1

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, on middle and leg, turned to mid wicket

81.2

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, FOUR, a great backfoot drive through cover

81.3

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, slow ball outside off, left alone

81.4

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, faster ball, on middle stump pushed to mid on

81.5

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, left alone

81.6

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, on off stump, swings away from the left-hander, has nothing to do with it

England 234/3   Waqar Younis 15-2-49-0

83.1

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, super inswinger, was left and it almot got back to off stump

83.2

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, left alone

83.3

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, 1 run, late inswing, folds him up, one handed shot to fine leg

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   Waqar Younis 16-2-50-0

85.1

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, bangs one in, causing a quick duck

85.2

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, another bouncer and easily ducked

85.3

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, slower ball, defends it forward

85.4

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, faster ball, pushed to point

85.5

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, no run, good ball outside off, played to the off, got some bounce there

85.6

Waqar Younis to Thorpe, OUT, the bouncer strategy worked, got one to rise more shrply and Thorpe hooke instinctively for Razzaq ro catch the top edge at fine leg

GP Thorpe c Abdul Razzaq b Waqar Younis 80 (185m 145b 12x4 0x6) SR: 55.17

England 242/4   Waqar Younis 17-3-50-1

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

87.3

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run, plays and misses

87.4

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run, gets behind it and squirts to point

87.5

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run, again a play and miss outside off

87.6

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run

England 249/4   Waqar Younis 18-3-71-1

89.1

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run, edged to third man but nasser tells him to stay there

89.2

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run, prods it to point

89.3

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

89.4

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

89.5

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, no run, leaves it alone, tension showing on the young man's face

89.6

Waqar Younis to Sidebottom, 1 run, edged to third man and thats all for the day

England 254/4   Waqar Younis 19-3-72-1

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   Waqar Younis 20-4-57-1

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   Waqar Younis 21-5-57-1

95.1

Waqar Younis to Stewart, no run, still bowling a bit short, pushed to cover

95.2

Waqar Younis to Stewart, 3 runs, drifts onto his legs, driven off the backfoot to deep long on, Anwar stumble after it

95.3

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

95.4

Waqar Younis to Stewart, no run, left alone, good crowd, sold out

95.5

Waqar Younis to Stewart, no run, bouncer, left alone

95.6

Waqar Younis to Stewart, 1 run, rolls his hands and turns it to square leg

England 265/5   Waqar Younis 22-5-62-1

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   Waqar Younis 23-5-70-1

127.1

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

127.2

Waqar Younis to Ward, no run, shortish ball, leans back and drives but straight to extra cover

127.3

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

127.4

Waqar Younis to Ward, no run, left again

127.5

Waqar Younis to Ward, no run, plays it to point

127.6

Waqar Younis to Ward, 1 run, a little more toward off stump, easly single to cover

England 384/8   Waqar Younis 24-5-71-1

129.1

Waqar Younis to Ward, 1 run, to third man, Anwar a bit sprightly suddenly after the wicket prevenets Ward from keeping strike

129.2

Waqar Younis to Gough, FOUR, a classsy looking coverdrive to a pitched up ball

129.3

Waqar Younis to Gough, no run, defends it comfortably and Waq and Gough exchange long looks followed by smiles

129.4

Waqar Younis to Gough, 1 run, off his toes to square leg

129.5

Waqar Younis to Ward, no run, short, goes for a pull but misses

129.6

Waqar Younis to Ward, OUT, short ball attracted a mishit pull, top edged in the air to Razzaq at mid on

IJ Ward c Abdul Razzaq b Waqar Younis 39 (120m 81b 1x4 0x6) SR: 48.14

England 391/10   Waqar Younis 25-5-77-2
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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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