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)

10.1

Cairns to Aminul Islam, 1 wide

10.1

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, good forward technically correct defence, which is mroe than we can saw for a few of the bangla shots

10.2

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run

10.3

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, slashing drive direct to the mid off, woefully timed

10.4

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, inside edge onto the pads, ball trickles down the pitch

10.5

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, slow ball out of the back of the hand, batsman seemed to pick it and tapped it easily to the mid off

10.6

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, defends off the off stump, Allott fields at mid wicket

Bangladesh 32/2   CL Cairns 1-0-1-0

12.1

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, cut shot swing and miss outside the off stump

12.2

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run

12.3

Cairns to Aminul Islam, no run, defensive outside the off stump, bowler fields in front of the nonstriker

12.4

Cairns to Aminul Islam, OUT, lovely ball, hopeless shot, seaming from outside the off stump, Aminul going for an *inappropriate* hoik over the mid wicket, plays outside the line, bang goes the middle stump out of the ground

Aminul Islam b Cairns 15 (43m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 36.58

12.5

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, wide of the off stump and to the keeper

12.6

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, again wide, again the umpire shows some mercy, Parore muffs the keeping

Bangladesh 38/3   CL Cairns 2-1-1-1

14.1

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, straight and boring outside the off stump, batsman is sensibly not interested

14.2

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, defensive, ball trickles away to the backward point

14.3

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, forced away to the backward point

14.4

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, defends off the off stump, fielded in the covers

14.5

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, no run, defends into the inner thigh, ball nearly trickles onto the stumps, batsman does some squats again, then almost goes walkabout, NZ fielder is alert and runs in to try the run out, but Mashud is alert enough, what comedy

14.6

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, clipped around behind teh square leg

Bangladesh 42/4   CL Cairns 3-1-2-1

16.1

Cairns to Khaled Mashud, 1 run

16.2

Cairns to Naimur Rahman, no run

16.3

Cairns to Naimur Rahman, no run

16.4

Cairns to Naimur Rahman, no run

16.5

Cairns to Naimur Rahman, no run, a good drive into the covers

16.6

Cairns to Naimur Rahman, no run, played squarer on the off side, collected by the cover point

Bangladesh 46/4   CL Cairns 4-1-3-1

18.1

Cairns to Khaled Mahmud, no run, defended

18.2

Cairns to Khaled Mahmud, no run, dabbed outside the off stump and into the covers

18.3

Cairns to Khaled Mahmud, 2 runs, good square drive and good placement thru the gap at point

18.4

Cairns to Khaled Mahmud, no run

18.5

Cairns to Khaled Mahmud, no run, hit hard, straight drive, DROPPED! in and out of Cairns's right hand

18.6

Cairns to Khaled Mahmud, OUT, slow ball out of the back of the hand, full toss, misjudges it and drives in the air, easy catch for the mid off, disgusting batting

Khaled Mahmud c Twose b Cairns 3 (7m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Bangladesh 49/6   CL Cairns 5-1-5-2

20.1

Cairns to Mohammad Rafique, OUT, first ball and gone, huge appeal from Cairns, just trying to defend, strikes in line with the left hander's leg stump

Mohammad Rafique lbw b Cairns 0 (5m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

20.2

Cairns to Enamul Haque, 5 no balls, on a hat trick, typical Cairns anti-climax, no ball, sent well down the leg side, would've been wide as well

20.2

Cairns to Enamul Haque, no run

20.3

Cairns to Enamul Haque, FOUR, great shot thru the covers, hammered away to the boundary

20.4

Cairns to Enamul Haque, no run

20.5

Cairns to Enamul Haque, no run

20.6

Cairns to Enamul Haque, 2 runs

Bangladesh 62/7   CL Cairns 6-1-16-3

36.1

Cairns to Manjural Islam, 3 runs, now manjural gets into it, excellent drive thru the covers, fielded just short of the boundary

36.2

Cairns to Hasibul Hossain, no run

36.3

Cairns to Hasibul Hossain, no run, driven straight to the mid off

36.4

Cairns to Hasibul Hossain, no run, just defensive this time

36.5

Cairns to Hasibul Hossain, no run

36.6

Cairns to Hasibul Hossain, no run

Bangladesh 112/9   CL Cairns 7-1-19-3
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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