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)

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

13.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 1 wide, very straight and wide of the off stump

13.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, chopped onto the on side

13.5

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 2 runs, well timed forward of the mid wicket

13.6

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, defends close, bowler picks up and throws to the keeper

Bangladesh 41/4   GR Larsen 1-0-3-1

15.1

Larsen to Khaled Mashud, no run, stepping back, drives to the backward point

15.2

Larsen to Khaled Mashud, no run, pushing away, backward point is once again the fielder

15.3

Larsen to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, late cut just behind the waiting gully fielder, 3rd man collects in and sends it back

15.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 1 leg bye, onto the pad it seems, trickles fine down to the 3rd man

15.5

Larsen to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, flicks across the line to the forward square leg

15.6

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, onto the pad, maybe some edge, ball ends up at the cover point after a lone appeal from Larsen

Bangladesh 45/4   GR Larsen 2-0-5-1

17.1

Larsen to Khaled Mashud, no run, into the covers

17.2

Larsen to Khaled Mashud, OUT, short of a length, outside the off stump, seams in, Mashud without a clue, into the leg stump, Larsen shows a little too much enjoyment over that wicket

Khaled Mashud b Larsen 4 (22m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 26.66

17.3

Larsen to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, good drive into the covers, no shortage of classy shots from Bangladesh, just no patience, tactics or the ability to play the seaming ball

17.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

17.5

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

17.6

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, poked onto the on side

Bangladesh 47/5   GR Larsen 3-0-6-2

19.1

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, defends, and now there's a helmeted short leg in place

19.2

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, outside the off, missed drive and to the keeper

19.3

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, defends and taken at cover point

19.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 2 runs, clipped down to the 3rd man, a big cheer for the 50, hopefully an ironical cheer

19.5

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, lovely firm defensive push to the wide mid off

19.6

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, pushing on the on side, NZ fielders descend from everywhere, Rafique sends Naimur back

Bangladesh 51/6   GR Larsen 4-0-8-2

21.1

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

21.2

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 1 no ball

21.2

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

21.3

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 1 run

21.4

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run

21.5

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run

21.6

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run, defending into the covers

Bangladesh 64/7   GR Larsen 5-0-10-2

23.1

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

23.2

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

23.3

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 2 runs

23.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

23.5

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

23.6

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, quickish ball, at least relatively quick for Larsen, beats the cramped cover drive, Parore messes the take

Bangladesh 67/7   GR Larsen 6-0-12-2

25.1

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 2 runs

25.2

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

25.3

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

25.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, tapping outside the off stump to the backwar dpoint

25.5

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, jams a defensive shot onto it, falls short of the covers

25.6

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, tucked into the covers again

Bangladesh 75/7   GR Larsen 7-0-14-2

27.1

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run, pushing into the covers

27.2

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 2 runs, clipped behind the square leg, excellent running forces a wild throw from the fine leg running in

27.3

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, no run

27.4

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 1 run, pushed to the backward point, quick throw, but a little too much to Parore's left, TV called, in by a few millimetres

27.5

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run

27.6

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run, into the covers once again\

Bangladesh 82/7   GR Larsen 8-0-17-2

29.1

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, 1 run, spliced away down to the 3rd man

29.2

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run, outside the off stump, thru to the keeper standing up close

29.3

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run, defending off the stumps, collected by the keeper wandering out to the point area

29.4

Larsen to Enamul Haque, 1 leg bye, missed glance, trickles down the way of the 3rd man

29.5

Larsen to Naimur Rahman, OUT, 4th lbw of the day, Naimur playing down the outside of it, pitching on off, struck in line with middle, may have missed the leg stump, venkat doesn't care, he wants to watch the afternoon soaps

Naimur Rahman lbw b Larsen 18 (72m 51b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.29

29.6

Larsen to Hasibul Hossain, no run, defensive

Bangladesh 85/8   GR Larsen 9-0-18-3

31.1

Larsen to Hasibul Hossain, no run, defensive, slightly on the off side

31.2

Larsen to Hasibul Hossain, no run, on the back foot, and then tapped to the forward point

31.3

Larsen to Hasibul Hossain, 1 leg bye, misses the glance, the slip and the fine leg converge on the ball behind square leg\

31.4

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run, defending off the stumps, towards the mid off, taken by the cover

31.5

Larsen to Enamul Haque, no run, misses a spanking cover drive by the proverbial country mile

31.6

Larsen to Enamul Haque, 1 run, pokes it behind the point fielder

Bangladesh 87/8   GR Larsen 10-0-19-3
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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