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

1.3

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

England 5/0   MA Atherton 5* (6b 1x4)   Waqar Younis 0.3-0-4-0

2.5

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

England 12/0   MA Atherton 9* (10b 2x4)   Wasim Akram 1.5-0-8-0

6.5

Wasim Akram to Trescothick, FOUR, superb timing off his legs and runs all the way over wide mid on rope

England 25/0   ME Trescothick 11* (19b 1x4)   Wasim Akram 3.5-0-16-0

7.4

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

England 34/0   ME Trescothick 20* (24b 2x4)   Waqar Younis 3.4-0-15-0

16.2

Abdul Razzaq to Trescothick, FOUR, a luscious hal volley, just eased away to long off, no need to try to chase it down

England 54/0   ME Trescothick 36* (47b 3x4)   Abdul Razzaq 1.2-0-7-0

17.2

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

England 58/0   MA Atherton 20* (53b 3x4)   Waqar Younis 5.2-0-22-0

18.4

Abdul Razzaq to Vaughan, FOUR, good looking drive to long off

England 64/1   MP Vaughan 4* (3b 1x4)   Abdul Razzaq 2.4-0-11-1

22.4

Abdul Razzaq to Vaughan, FOUR, outside off, goes back and sends a shortish ball to extra cover

England 73/1   MP Vaughan 8* (17b 2x4)   Abdul Razzaq 4.4-0-19-1

23.3

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

England 77/1   MA Atherton 30* (71b 4x4)   Waqar Younis 8.3-1-29-0

24.1

Wasim Akram to Vaughan, FOUR, short ball. goes back and slams it through extra cover

England 81/1   MP Vaughan 12* (20b 3x4)   Wasim Akram 7.1-2-26-0

24.4

Wasim Akram to Vaughan, FOUR, on his legs, flicked very fine and no one can get to it

England 85/1   MP Vaughan 16* (23b 4x4)   Wasim Akram 7.4-2-30-0

33.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Vaughan, FOUR, a super square drive, rushes to the point boundary

England 104/1   MP Vaughan 31* (50b 5x4 1x6)   Shoaib Akhtar 6.2-2-12-0

37.2

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

England 113/2   MA Atherton 41* (109b 5x4)   Wasim Akram 9.2-3-35-0

41.4

Wasim Akram to Thorpe, FOUR, a bit wayward outside off, climbing and off his toes a fine square drive

England 119/3   GP Thorpe 5* (7b 1x4)   Wasim Akram 11.4-4-40-0

45.4

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

England 129/3   GP Thorpe 15* (19b 2x4)   Waqar Younis 9.4-1-33-0

50.4

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

England 137/3   N Hussain 6* (40b 1x4)   Azhar Mahmood 11.4-8-11-2

53.5

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

England 144/3   N Hussain 13* (51b 2x4)   Shoaib Akhtar 9.5-3-21-0

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)   Shoaib Akhtar 11-3-27-0

57.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Thorpe, FOUR, superb, cover drive, knee grounded and smashed away

England 157/3   GP Thorpe 24* (58b 3x4)   Shoaib Akhtar 11.5-3-32-0

63.5

Wasim Akram to Thorpe, FOUR, edged to third man, fifty partnership up

England 166/3   GP Thorpe 29* (75b 4x4)   Wasim Akram 14.5-5-51-0

65.5

Wasim Akram to Thorpe, FOUR, slow ball, signals exchanged between Wasim and Latif, edged to leg but just past a diving Latif

England 172/3   GP Thorpe 34* (78b 5x4)   Wasim Akram 15.5-5-57-0

68.1

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

England 179/3   N Hussain 29* (99b 4x4)   Abdul Razzaq 11.1-2-30-1

71.5

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

England 194/3   GP Thorpe 41* (92b 6x4)   Waqar Younis 13.5-2-45-0

74.2

Azhar Mahmood to Thorpe, FOUR, a great cut, one too few, and a resolute fifty for Thorpe is the reward

England 203/3   GP Thorpe 50* (101b 7x4)   Azhar Mahmood 15.2-10-20-2

76.6

Azhar Mahmood to Thorpe, FOUR, a lovely square cut!, screams away through the gap between point and cover

England 211/3   GP Thorpe 56* (113b 8x4)   Azhar Mahmood 17-10-26-2

77.6

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

England 219/3   N Hussain 44* (127b 5x4)   Younis Khan 4-0-19-0

79.3

Younis Khan to Thorpe, FOUR, comes forward and sweeps to deep square

England 228/3   GP Thorpe 68* (123b 9x4)   Younis Khan 4.3-0-25-0

81.2

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

England 234/3   GP Thorpe 74* (128b 10x4)   Waqar Younis 14.2-2-49-0

84.3

Wasim Akram to Thorpe, FOUR, goes on to his backfoot and hammers it through cover

England 239/3   GP Thorpe 79* (138b 11x4)   Wasim Akram 19.3-7-63-0

94.2

Wasim Akram to Stewart, FOUR, good pull, off a short ball, dispatched imperiously to mid wicket

England 259/5   AJ Stewart 4* (7b 1x4)   Wasim Akram 24.2-9-76-1

97.4

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

England 274/5   N Hussain 59* (179b 7x4)   Waqar Younis 22.4-5-66-1

97.5

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

England 278/5   N Hussain 63* (180b 8x4)   Waqar Younis 22.5-5-70-1

99.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Stewart, FOUR, short ball, nicely pulled, not fully timed to backwar5d square leg

England 283/5   AJ Stewart 17* (20b 2x4)   Shoaib Akhtar 13.1-4-36-0

101.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Stewart, FOUR, short a bit of whats called a 'rubbish ball' pulled to mid wicket

England 291/5   AJ Stewart 25* (33b 3x4)   Shoaib Akhtar 14.3-4-41-0

102.4

Azhar Mahmood to Stewart, FOUR, good looking square drive off his backfoot past point

England 296/5   AJ Stewart 30* (38b 4x4)   Azhar Mahmood 19.4-10-36-2

102.5

Azhar Mahmood to Stewart, FOUR, excellet timing on the turn to square leg

England 300/5   AJ Stewart 34* (39b 5x4)   Azhar Mahmood 19.5-10-40-2

103.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Stewart, FOUR, goes onto his backfoot and drives it through the covers

England 307/5   AJ Stewart 40* (44b 6x4)   Shoaib Akhtar 16-4-49-0

109.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Cork, FOUR, driven nicely to deep extra cover

England 329/7   DG Cork 8* (8b 1x4)   Shoaib Akhtar 19-4-64-1

125.3

Abdul Razzaq to Caddick, FOUR, outside off, has the room to slam it through point

England 378/8   AR Caddick 5* (8b 1x4)   Abdul Razzaq 20.3-2-68-1

126.1

Wasim Akram to Ward, FOUR, outside off and a great looking coverdrive is the result

England 382/8   IJ Ward 35* (66b 1x4)   Wasim Akram 33.1-9-98-2

129.2

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

England 390/9   D Gough 4* (2b 1x4)   Waqar Younis 24.2-5-76-1
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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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