New Zealand tour of Pakistan, 2002 / Commentary

New Zealand in Pakistan ODI Series - 1st ODI

Pakistan v New Zealand

Pakistan won by 153 runs

12.4

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, quicker ball, well on target, Younis Khan goes back quickly and defends it down cautiously

12.5

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, fuller length ball, Younis gets forward and across and holds the bat high and lets the ball sail to the wicket keeper

12.6

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, outside off stump, stays as he is and pushes it to cover

Pakistan 49/3   Younis Khan 0* (3b)

14.1

Butler to Younis Khan, FOUR, just short of length, Younis goes back and punches it perfectly in the gap and the ball has enough in it to reach the ropes and Pakistan reach 50

14.2

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, just outside off stump, Younis gets back with his body well behind and defends with a straight bat

14.3

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, fuller length ball, on target, Younis gets a bit forward and pushes it back to the bowler

14.4

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, fuller length ball again, on off stump, cautiouslyt defended away to the off side

14.5

Butler to Younis Khan, 1 run, on target, moves back and across and flicks it to backward square leg

Pakistan 54/3   Younis Khan 5* (8b 1x4)

15.1

Oram to Younis Khan, 2 runs, fullish slow ball, on off stump, nudges it towards mid wicket and run very well to get a couple more

15.2

Oram to Younis Khan, no run, good length ball, on off stump, leand forward and defends it down carefully

15.3

Oram to Younis Khan, no run

15.4

Oram to Younis Khan, 1 run, gets his front foot forward and goes for the cover drive, gets a thick edge and the ball rolls to third man

Pakistan 62/3   Younis Khan 8* (12b 1x4)

16.1

Walker to Younis Khan, 1 run, short ball, on his pads, pushes it to deep mid wicket for the single

16.3

Walker to Younis Khan, no run, turns well, stretches well forward and defends down towards point

16.4

Walker to Younis Khan, no run, quicker ball, fullish in length, pushes it towards cover

16.5

Walker to Younis Khan, 1 run, flighted ball, on his pads, moves a bit and drives it down along the ground to long off

Pakistan 69/3   Younis Khan 10* (16b 1x4)

17.1

Oram to Younis Khan, no run, on target, gets well back and defends it back to the bowler

17.2

Oram to Younis Khan, no run, on off stump, defends it towards the on side and looks for the run, Youhana refuses rightly

17.3

Oram to Younis Khan, no run, outside off stump, gets his front foot forward and defends it towards point

17.4

Oram to Younis Khan, no run, outside off stump, defends it towards cover point

17.5

Oram to Younis Khan, no run

17.6

Oram to Younis Khan, no run, pushes back towards the bowler

Pakistan 71/3   Younis Khan 10* (22b 1x4)

18.6

Walker to Younis Khan, no run, steps out and takes it on the full and hits it hard towards mid on

Pakistan 74/3   Younis Khan 10* (23b 1x4)

19.2

Oram to Younis Khan, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and sends the bal to the third man fielder for another single

Pakistan 76/3   Younis Khan 11* (24b 1x4)

22.1

Walker to Younis Khan, 1 run, sweeps it from off stump and manages just the single

22.5

Walker to Younis Khan, 1 run, short and wide, rocks back and cracks it to the sweeper cover fielder

Pakistan 87/3   Younis Khan 13* (26b 1x4)

23.3

Harris to Younis Khan, 2 runs, short ball, Younis goes back and pulls it over the infield and gets a couple

23.4

Harris to Younis Khan, no run, pushes it to square leg off the front foot

23.5

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 run

Pakistan 92/3   Younis Khan 16* (29b 1x4)

24.1

Walker to Younis Khan, 1 run

24.3

Walker to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward and pushes it to mid wicket

24.4

Walker to Younis Khan, 1 run

Pakistan 95/3   Younis Khan 18* (32b 1x4)

25.1

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 run, on his pads, pushes it to deep mid wicket for the single

25.4

Harris to Younis Khan, no run

25.5

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it just wide of mid on and gets a very qucik single

Pakistan 104/3   Younis Khan 20* (35b 1x4)

26.3

McMillan to Younis Khan, no run, on off stump, gets a bit forward and defends it towards point

26.4

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, flicks it to short fine leg for the quik single

26.6

McMillan to Younis Khan, 2 runs, hits it back airily just wide of the bowler towards long off for the couple

Pakistan 110/3   Younis Khan 23* (38b 1x4)

27.5

Harris to Younis Khan, no run, down the leg side, very close to be called a wide

27.6

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 run, sweeps it towards short fine leg off his pads for the single

Pakistan 116/3   Younis Khan 24* (40b 1x4)

28.1

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, leans forward and drives it to long on for the easy single

28.4

McMillan to Younis Khan, no run, good length ball, leans forward and pushes it to cover

28.5

McMillan to Younis Khan, no run, comes a bit forward and drives it back to the bowler

28.6

McMillan to Younis Khan, no run, on his pads, cautiouslly defends it to mid wicket

Pakistan 122/3   Younis Khan 25* (44b 1x4)

29.2

Harris to Younis Khan, 2 runs, on his legs, places it lazily towards mid wicket region and runs well and gets a comfortable couple

29.3

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 run, just places it towards cover with soft hands and take a very quick and good single

29.5

Harris to Younis Khan, 2 runs, on his pads, just taps it behind square leg and run extremely well and get a couple there

29.6

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 run, goes back and pushes it towards mid wicket for the single

Pakistan 130/3   Younis Khan 31* (48b 1x4)

30.1

McMillan to Younis Khan, no run, flicks it off his pads to short fine leg

30.2

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it just in front of point with soft hands and gets the single quickly again

30.5

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, push to long on again

Pakistan 135/3   Younis Khan 33* (51b 1x4)

33.3

Harris to Younis Khan, no run, taps it towards mid wicket and wants the run, rifghtly refused by Youhana

33.4

Harris to Younis Khan, 1 leg bye, goes for the sweep and the ball rolls to short fine leg off the pads

Pakistan 147/3   Younis Khan 33* (53b 1x4)

34.1

Adams to Younis Khan, 1 run, guides it to third man off the back foot

Pakistan 152/3   Younis Khan 34* (54b 1x4)

35.2

Astle to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it to long on as he leans forward to that ball

35.4

Astle to Younis Khan, 1 run, perfect straight batted push towards long on for just the single

Pakistan 161/3   Younis Khan 36* (56b 1x4)

36.1

Tuffey to Younis Khan, no run, on target, gets forward and defends back to the bowler

36.2

Tuffey to Younis Khan, 1 run, taps it to short fine leg

36.4

Tuffey to Younis Khan, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to long on

Pakistan 164/3   Younis Khan 38* (59b 1x4)

37.1

Astle to Younis Khan, 1 run, drives it down to long on

37.3

Astle to Younis Khan, 2 runs, outside off, guides it wide of third man for the couple

37.4

Astle to Younis Khan, FOUR, flicks it well behind square leg

37.5

Astle to Younis Khan, no run, pushes back to the bowler

37.6

Astle to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it towards point

Pakistan 177/3   Younis Khan 46* (64b 2x4)

38.1

Tuffey to Younis Khan, 1 run, flicks it to deep backward square leg

Pakistan 178/3   Younis Khan 47* (65b 2x4)

39.1

Butler to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it to mid on for the quick run

39.3

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, on target, full length ball, taps it towards shgort mid wicket

39.4

Butler to Younis Khan, 1 run, pushes it straight back past the bowler with a straight bat towards long off

39.6

Butler to Younis Khan, 1 run, very quick ball, just outside off stump, plays it very late and uses his wrist to guide it down to third man again and gets the single which takes him to his 50!

Pakistan 183/3   Younis Khan 50* (69b 2x4)

40.1

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run

40.5

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, yorker length, plays it very late and sends the ball towards 3rd man for the single

Pakistan 186/3   Younis Khan 52* (71b 2x4)

41.1

Butler to Younis Khan, 1 run, tries the yorker, sends in a low full toss, drives it to long off

41.3

Butler to Younis Khan, FOUR, goes for the fine flick, and gets it very fine too and welcome runs for Pakistan

41.4

Butler to Younis Khan, 2 runs, flicks it off his hips in front of square leg for the quick couple

41.5

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, leans forward and pushes it to cover

41.6

Butler to Younis Khan, 2 runs, on his pads, flicks it in front of square leg and run extremely quick to get couple and that brings up the 2nd consecutive 150 run partnership between Youhana and Younis

Pakistan 200/3   Younis Khan 61* (76b 3x4)

42.3

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, hits it in the air towards long on, luckily for him, the ball falls in noman's land

42.5

McMillan to Younis Khan, 1 run, fuller length ball, waits for it and guides it down towards 3rd man for the quick run

Pakistan 204/3   Younis Khan 63* (78b 3x4)

43.1

Butler to Younis Khan, no run, fuller length slowish ball, Younis tries to guide it late and fails to make contact

43.2

Butler to Younis Khan, SIX, fuller ball again, just outside off stump, moves away and gets some room and hits it high over point and the ball crosses the ropes all over! hefty hit!

43.3

Butler to Younis Khan, OUT, on his hips, Younis tries to chip it over mid wicket, gets an edge and the ball lobs up high over mid wicket, Vincet moves in and takes a pretty simple catch and finishes a very good innings

Younis Khan c Vincent b Butler 69 (149m 81b 3x4 1x6) SR: 85.18

Pakistan 210/4   Younis Khan 69 (81b 3x4 1x6)
Series Results
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Pakistan won by 66 runs
Pakistan v New Zealand at Rawalpindi - Apr 24, 2002
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Pakistan v New Zealand at Karachi - Apr 21, 2002
Pakistan won by 153 runs
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Photos

Apr 25, 2002

Daryl Tuffey about to bowl - ODI1 at Karachi, New Zealand v Pakistan, 21 Apr 2002

Daryl Tuffey about to bowl

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Apr 25, 2002

New Zealand team going off after a crowd disturbance - ODI1 at Karachi, New Zealand v Pakistan, 21 Apr 2002

New Zealand team going off after a crowd disturbance

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