Wills World Cup, 18th Match: New Zealand v United Arab Emirates at Faisalabad, Feb 27, 1996
Wills World Cup - 18th match, Group B
New Zealand won by 109 runs
Played at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad (neutral venue)
27 February 1996 (50-over match)
  New Zealand innings (47 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
CM Spearman b Saleem Raza 78 114 77 10 0 101.29
NJ Astle b Samarasekera 2 11 2 0 0 100.00
SP Fleming c & b Dukanwala 16 17 11 4 0 145.45
RG Twose c Mazhar Hussain b Azhar Saeed 92 134 112 8 0 82.14
CL Cairns c †Imtiaz Abbasi b Zarawani 6 10 20 0 0 30.00
AC Parore c Azhar Saeed b Zarawani 15 24 18 0 0 83.33
SA Thomson not out 31 40 35 2 0 88.57
LK Germon*† b Azhar Saeed 3 8 6 0 0 50.00
DJ Nash lbw b Azhar Saeed 8 14 12 0 0 66.66
DK Morrison not out 10 2 2 1 1 500.00
Extras (b 2, lb 12, nb 1) 15
  Total (8 wickets; 47 overs) 276 (5.87 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  JA Samarasekera 6 0 30 1 5.00
  Arshad Laeeq 2 0 16 0 8.00
  Saleem Raza 9 0 48 1 5.33
  SF Dukanwala 10 0 46 1 4.60 (1nb)
  Mazhar Hussain 3 0 28 0 9.33
  Azhar Saeed 7 0 45 3 6.42
  Sultan Zarawani 10 0 49 2 4.90
  United Arab Emirates innings (target: 277 runs from 47 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
Azhar Saeed c Fleming b Nash 5 25 20 0 0 25.00
Saleem Raza c Kennedy b Morrison 21 30 17 3 1 123.52
Mazhar Hussain c Cairns b Thomson 29 63 53 5 0 54.71
V Mehra c Cairns b Thomson 12 49 21 1 0 57.14
Mohammad Ishaq c Fleming b Kennedy 8 19 9 0 0 88.88
Mohammad Aslam c Twose b Thomson 1 22 12 0 0 8.33
SF Dukanwala c & b Cairns 8 21 21 0 0 38.09
Arshad Laeeq run out 14 39 36 3 0 38.88
JA Samarasekera not out 47 65 59 5 0 79.66
Sultan Zarawani* c Thomson b Nash 13 29 18 1 0 72.22
Imtiaz Abbasi not out 2 5 6 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 2, w 3, nb 2) 7
  Total (9 wickets; 47 overs) 167 (3.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DK Morrison 7 0 37 1 5.28 (2nb)
  DJ Nash 9 1 34 2 3.77 (2w)
  CL Cairns 10 2 31 1 3.10
  RJ Kennedy 6 0 20 1 3.33 (1w)
  SA Thomson 10 2 20 3 2.00
  NJ Astle 5 0 23 0 4.60

Match details


Toss - United Arab Emirates, who chose to field
Points - New Zealand 2, United Arab Emirates 0
Player of the match - RG Twose (New Zealand)
Umpires - BC Cooray (Sri Lanka) and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire - Ikram Rabbani
Match referee - RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)

Match Notes


    • Match reduced to 47 overs a side due to heavy fog at the start of the match.
    • RG Twose 92, highest ODI score by a New Zealander in Pakistan (2nd highest: CM Spearman also in this match).
    • SA Thomson 3-20, best bowling by a New Zealander in ODIs in Pakistan.
    • 3 out of the top 4 partnerships for UAE in WC96 so far are for the 9th wicket (80* v SA, 38 v NZ, 35 v ENG).
    • 1st win by NZ in Pakistan since 02/12/1984, 3rd win out of 10 in Pakistan.
 
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