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)

0.1

Allott to Shahriar Hossain, no run, Bangladesh's first ball in a World Cup passes thru to the keeper outside the off stump

0.2

Allott to Shahriar Hossain, no run, defending back down the wicket

0.3

Allott to Shahriar Hossain, OUT, Bangladesh off to a scintillating start, left arm Allott over the wicket, pitching on middle, straightens down the line, appeal, Robinson takes a long while to give a pretty plumb lbw

Shahriar Hossain lbw b Allott 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

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

0.6

Allott to Mehrab Hossain, 2 runs, pushing thru the covers

Bangladesh 3/1   GI Allott 1-0-3-1

2.1

Allott to Mehrab Hossain, no run, angles the face of th bat to the point fielder

2.2

Allott to Mehrab Hossain, no run, good seam, good bounce, passes over the leg stump, batsman nowhere near playing that

2.3

Allott to Mehrab Hossain, OUT, quick ball, or did the batsman just fall asleep, trying a very late cut, ball hits the pad, aimed at the off stump, the umpire was quick with the finger trigger, possibly before Mehrab even started his shot

Mehrab Hossain lbw b Allott 2 (10m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

2.4

Allott to Aminul Islam, 1 run, controlled thick outside edge thru the gully, the 3rd man collects

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   GI Allott 2-0-4-2

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   GI Allott 3-0-5-2

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

6.6

Allott to Aminul Islam, 1 run, defends a yorker, ball runs away into the slips,2nd slip Astle misfields and the 3rd man has to do the job properly

Bangladesh 24/2   GI Allott 4-0-11-2

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

8.5

Allott to Aminul Islam, 1 wide, pitches way outside the off stump, seams away even further, should be worth 2 wides

8.5

Allott to Aminul Islam, no run

8.6

Allott to Aminul Islam, 1 run, looked like an attempted on drive, instead gets an inside edge down to the 3rd man

Bangladesh 30/2   GI Allott 5-0-15-2

22.1

Allott to Naimur Rahman, no run, thru to the keeper

22.2

Allott to Naimur Rahman, 1 run, trying a cover drive, instead gets an outside edge thru the gully and into the deep

22.3

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, seaming into the pads, ball bounces on the left hander's off side

22.4

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run

22.5

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run

22.6

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run

Bangladesh 65/7   GI Allott 6-0-16-2

24.1

Allott to Enamul Haque, 3 runs, weird shot, almost trying ot pull and then deciding to splice it over the covers, fielded on the rope at deep cover

24.2

Allott to Naimur Rahman, no run

24.3

Allott to Naimur Rahman, 3 runs, pushed behind point, McMillan chases and shows excellent commitment by diving near the rope and flicking to the second fielder

24.4

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, defended

24.5

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, poked to the point

24.6

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, a big wafty drive, misses, ball passes the leg stump and travels to the keeper

Bangladesh 73/7   GI Allott 7-0-22-2

26.1

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, defensive

26.2

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, defensive again

26.3

Allott to Enamul Haque, FOUR, late cut, flies off the outside edge, falls to the right of the 3rd man, and just short of a 6

26.4

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

26.5

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run

26.6

Allott to Enamul Haque, no run, and some more defence, these two looking far more composed than the rest of the team

Bangladesh 79/7   GI Allott 8-0-26-2

37.1

Allott to Manjural Islam, 2 runs, squeezes behind the point, collected by the 3rd man

37.2

Allott to Manjural Islam, 1 run, classic slog from off the stumps to the wide mid on

37.3

Allott to Hasibul Hossain, 1 wide, full down the leg side, actually went pretty close to hitting the leg stump

37.3

Allott to Hasibul Hossain, no run, pitching on the off stump, pitched up, big shot attempted over the mid off, actually is a big miss

37.4

Allott to Hasibul Hossain, OUT, waist high full toss, pulled direct to the mid wicket, batsmen think it should be a no ball, but the replay shows it was called correctly, he hit it a long way in front of himself

Hasibul Hossain c Horne b Allott 16 (34m 28b 1x4 1x6) SR: 57.14

Bangladesh 116/10   GI Allott 8.4-0-30-3
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)
More results »

Photos

May 17, 1999

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

Gavin Larsen took three wickets

© PA Photos

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