ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 6th match, Group B

Bangladesh v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)

0.4

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, pushes to McMillan in the gully

0.5

Allott to Akram Khan, 1 run, angling across the right hander, inside edge down to the fine leg, crowd goes wild for the first run, more cheers than for the first wicket certainly

Bangladesh 1/1   Akram Khan 1* (2b)

1.1

Nash to Akram Khan, no run, great ball to start with, outseamer just misses the defensive bat, passes the outside edge

1.2

Nash to Akram Khan, no run, forward defensive with the bat and pad

1.3

Nash to Akram Khan, no run, defending outside the off stump down the wicket

1.4

Nash to Akram Khan, FOUR, a scrummy yummy full toss on leg stump, easy drive thru the mid wicket, 1st bangladeshi 4 in the world cup

1.5

Nash to Akram Khan, no run, defensive tuck on the off stump

1.6

Nash to Akram Khan, no run, seaming into the pads, there's an appeal, but the newly bespectled Venkat says not out

Bangladesh 7/1   Akram Khan 5* (8b 1x4)

2.5

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, solid defence on the front foot into the covers

2.6

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, seaming in, missing the defence, into the thigh guard

Bangladesh 8/2   Akram Khan 5* (10b 1x4)

4.1

Allott to Akram Khan, 1 wide, misdirected down the leg side

4.1

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, thru to the keeper

4.2

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, terrible shot, trying to force it behind the square leg from wide of the off stump, throughly missed

4.3

Allott to Akram Khan, no run

4.4

Allott to Akram Khan, no run

4.5

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, a delicate push into the covers

4.6

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, onto the pads, a big appeal, but missing off, NZ aiming to get all 10 via lbws perhaps

Bangladesh 17/2   Akram Khan 5* (16b 1x4)

6.1

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, tucked onto the on side

6.2

Allott to Akram Khan, 2 runs, misdirected ball, bit short, well tucked off the hip and behind the square leg

6.3

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, drives carefully to the forward square leg, horne is the fielder

6.4

Allott to Akram Khan, 2 runs, poked thru point, somehow manages to find a gap between the cover point and backward point

6.5

Allott to Akram Khan, 1 run, something like a thick late outside edge cut behind point

Bangladesh 23/2   Akram Khan 10* (21b 1x4)

8.1

Allott to Akram Khan, 1 no ball, pushed on the on side

8.1

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, worked off the off stump, to the mid wicket, Aminul said "you've got to be joking" or something like that and sent him back

8.2

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, defended onto the on side

8.3

Allott to Akram Khan, no run, outside the off stump, pitched up, seams away

8.4

Allott to Akram Khan, 1 run, slashed away, behind point

Bangladesh 28/2   Akram Khan 11* (26b 1x4)

11.1

Nash to Akram Khan, no run, defends off the stumps and back to the bowler

11.2

Nash to Akram Khan, FOUR, drives very well off the off stump and thru the mdi wicket

11.3

Nash to Akram Khan, no run

11.4

Nash to Akram Khan, 1 run

Bangladesh 37/2   Akram Khan 16* (30b 2x4)

13.1

Larsen to Akram Khan, no run, slow and straight on the stumps, typical Larsen delivery, taken on the pads

13.2

Larsen to Akram Khan, no run, pushed into the covers

13.3

Larsen to Akram Khan, OUT, but it's Akram Khan who should be impeached, slogging a straight drive down the ground, well, that was the intention anyway, instead it goes straight into the hands of the bowler

Akram Khan c & b Larsen 16 (56m 33b 2x4 0x6) SR: 48.48

Bangladesh 38/4   Akram Khan 16 (33b 2x4)
Tournament Results
Australia v Pakistan at Lord's - Jun 20, 1999
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 179 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Birmingham - Jun 17, 1999
Match tied
New Zealand v Pakistan at Manchester - Jun 16, 1999
Pakistan won by 9 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Leeds - Jun 13, 1999
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Nottingham - Jun 12, 1999
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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Photos

May 17, 1999

Gavin Larsen took three wickets, Bangladesh v New Zealand, World Cup, Chelmsford, May 17, 1999

Gavin Larsen took three wickets

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