New Zealand tour of Pakistan, 2002 / Commentary

New Zealand in Pakistan ODI Series - 1st ODI

Pakistan v New Zealand

Pakistan won by 153 runs

1.1

Adams to Imran Nazir, no run, starts outside the off stump, flashes his bat at it and misses

1.2

Adams to Imran Nazir, 1 run, outside off stump, guides it down to third man for the single

1.3

Adams to Shahid Afridi, no run, on target, Afridi goes back and defends down with a straioght bat

1.4

Adams to Shahid Afridi, no run, fuller length ball, swings away, Afridi goes for the huge hit and fails to make contact

1.5

Adams to Shahid Afridi, no run, just outside the off stump, comes forward and defends it to cover

1.6

Adams to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, good length ball, punches it to Vincent at cover and takes a very quick single

Pakistan 15/0   AR Adams 1-0-2-0

3.1

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, outside the off stump, left alone

3.2

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run

3.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run

3.4

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, just outside off stump, gets forward and defends it towards point

3.5

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, nippy ball, just outside off stump, Youhana goes to it and gets beaten as the ball ounced well suddenly

3.6

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, outside off stump, Youhana moves across and shoulders arms

Pakistan 15/2   AR Adams 2-1-2-0

5.1

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on target, short of length and bounces quite well, Youhana goes back and defends towards cover point

5.2

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, fuller length ball, outside off stump, left alone

5.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pitched up on his pads, pushes it to mid on

5.4

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, outside off stump, deliberately guides it towards third man, Youhana wanted the easy second run, but his partner refuses and puts him a bit of trouble

5.5

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, outside offf stump, left alone

5.6

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

Pakistan 21/2   AR Adams 3-1-3-0

7.1

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 no ball, outside off stump, extra nippy bounce there as Youhna lets it alone to the keeper

7.1

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, on target, extra bounce, guides it down to thoird man

7.2

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, punches it to cover off the back foot

7.3

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pitched up on the pads, played just wide of the bowler

7.4

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, wide delivery on the off, lucky not not have been called

7.5

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pitched up just wide of the off stup, Inzamam moves across, gets to the pitch and plays it to the covers

7.6

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, short delivery on the off, turned away to the on side

Pakistan 26/2   AR Adams 4-1-5-0

9.1

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, fuller ball, on his pads, that was a bad line to bowl to Inzamam, flicks it with ease and the ball just races t the long leg ropes again

9.2

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, same bad line, but short ball this time, pulls it to deep backward square leg and gets just the single

9.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, kicks up well, stays back and guides it towards third man

9.4

Adams to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, on his pads, flicks it to long leg with ease for another single

9.5

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on off stump, stays as he is and defends it down towards short cover

9.6

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, outside off stump, quicker ball, Youhana goes to crack off the back foot and fails contact as the ball sails swiftly to Hart

Pakistan 40/2   AR Adams 5-1-12-0

32.1

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, short of length ball, on off stump, Youhana moves across and defends down carefully as Adams runs to the on side and fields it

32.2

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on his pads, quicker ball, Youhana taps it towards mid wicket

32.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, fuller ball, goes for the harsh flick, misses it and gets rapped on the pads

32.4

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on off stump, good length ball, gets back and defends it back towards the bowler

32.5

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 no ball, oversteps as he tries to fire in that yorker, Youhana esily digs it out and the ball rolls back to the bowler

32.5

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on target, Youhana watchfully defends it towards short mid wicket

32.6

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, outside off stump, opens the face of the bat and gets the single to keep him on strike

Pakistan 143/3   AR Adams 6-1-14-0

34.1

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

34.2

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on off stump, defends it towards off the front foot

34.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, short of length ball, on off stump, comes half forward and defends down cautiously

34.4

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, a bit of width outside the off stump, gets his front foot forwward and transfers his weight to his back foot and cracks it behind point and the ball races to the fence like a bullet

34.5

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on off stump, leans forward and defends it to the off side

34.6

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, short of length ball, on off stump, moves well across and flicks it towards short fine leg and gets a quick single

Pakistan 157/3   AR Adams 7-1-20-0

44.1

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, no run, sends in a full toss, Razzaq defends it back to the bowler carefully

44.2

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, on his pads, moves a bit away, gets room and pushes it to long on to get off the mark

44.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, good length ball, Youhana slogs at it and the ball is sent crashing to the backward point fence - runs flowing freely here

44.4

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run

44.5

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, gets out of the crease and pushes it towards long off

44.6

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, full toss on his pads, perfect punishment, flicks it woth ease behind square leg, a few bounces and the ball thuds into the ad boards

Pakistan 225/4   AR Adams 8-1-31-0

46.1

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, no run, fires it outside the off stump, tries the big shot and misses

46.2

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, digs out the yorker towards long off

46.3

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, hits it hard to deep cover

46.4

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

46.5

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs

46.6

Adams to Yousuf Youhana, no run

Pakistan 240/4   AR Adams 9-1-35-0

48.1

Adams to Wasim Akram, 1 run, on off stump, leans forward and pushes it towards cover lazily and gets the single

48.2

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, moves away and hits it hard, Wasim deflects it and they just manage the single

48.3

Adams to Wasim Akram, no run, moves away and tries the slog and doesnt connect properly as Andre Adams lets one slower ball this time

48.4

Adams to Wasim Akram, 1 run, gets forward and takes it on the full and drives it to long off for the one

48.5

Adams to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

48.6

Adams to Wasim Akram, 2 runs, comes down the track and plays the inside out shot and beats the man at cover and gets a comfortable couple

Pakistan 259/5   AR Adams 10-1-42-0
Series Results
Pakistan v New Zealand at Lahore - Apr 27, 2002
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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