ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 10th match, Group B

Australia v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)

1.1

Nash to ME Waugh, no run, bat raised above the ball, passes to parore

1.2

Nash to ME Waugh, 1 leg bye

1.3

Nash to Gilchrist, no run, pulling and chopping into the ground off a bottom edge, Gilchrsit in brilliant form today

1.4

Nash to Gilchrist, no run

1.5

Nash to Gilchrist, no run, connects with one, flicked to the square leg

1.6

Nash to Gilchrist, no run, defensive uncoordinated push from the world acclaimed most dangerous batsman in the world

Australia 7/0   DJ Nash 1-1-0-0

3.1

Nash to Gilchrist, no run

3.2

Nash to Gilchrist, no run

3.3

Nash to Gilchrist, no run

3.4

Nash to Gilchrist, FOUR

3.5

Nash to Gilchrist, no run

3.6

Nash to Gilchrist, no run

Australia 13/1   DJ Nash 2-1-4-0

5.1

Nash to Ponting, FOUR, swivelling on the backup, lollypop of a short ball, whacked thru mid wicket

5.2

Nash to Ponting, no run, chopped away on the off side

5.3

Nash to Ponting, 1 leg bye, clipped behind square, well, missed behind square then according to the umpire

5.4

Nash to Gilchrist, no run, defensive off the stumps to the mid wicket

5.5

Nash to Gilchrist, 1 run, flicked in front of square

5.6

Nash to Ponting, no run

Australia 23/1   DJ Nash 3-1-9-0

7.1

Nash to Gilchrist, no run, dragged away behind square leg

7.2

Nash to Gilchrist, 1 run, pushing away, ball trickles close and they sprint off for a run

7.3

Nash to Ponting, no run, outside the off stump and thru to the keeper

7.4

Nash to Ponting, 1 run, drifting down leg, flicked down in front of square

7.5

Nash to Gilchrist, 3 runs, good shove thru the extra cover, the athletic Twose chases

7.6

Nash to Ponting, no run, outside the off stump, allowed to pass without interrogation

Australia 32/1   DJ Nash 4-1-14-0

9.1

Nash to Ponting, no run, bat raised, ball passes underneath

9.2

Nash to Ponting, no run

9.3

Nash to Ponting, no run, poor little scracthy defensive push down the wicket

9.4

Nash to Ponting, no run, taps it close, the ball doesn't travels, Nash plays cleverand throws the ball at the stumps, or did it just slip

9.5

Nash to Ponting, no run, flaps at it across the line, played and missed

9.6

Nash to Ponting, 2 runs, pulling in front of square, bottom edge finds the gap

Australia 35/2   DJ Nash 5-1-16-0

11.1

Nash to Lehmann, no run

11.2

Nash to Lehmann, 1 run

11.3

Nash to Ponting, 1 run

11.4

Nash to Lehmann, no run

11.5

Nash to Lehmann, 1 run, on the front foot, driving, thick edge thru the gully, Lehmann won't be around much longer

11.6

Nash to Ponting, no run

Australia 45/2   DJ Nash 6-1-19-0

43.1

Nash to Bevan, 1 run, easily turned off the pads, Nash coming around the wicket

43.2

Nash to Lee, 1 run, chipped away to the extra cover, Lee flukes himself off the mark

43.3

Nash to Bevan, no run, swung off the off stump down the wicket to the bowler

43.4

Nash to Bevan, OUT, defending close, Lee calls him thru, sacrifices himself for the sake of the team, Nash racing him up the wicket, picks up and dives from point blank, Lee out by a couple of metres

S Lee run out 2 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

43.5

Nash to Warne, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump, trying to glide it off the face probably

43.6

Nash to Warne, 1 leg bye, into the pad, big appeal, but surely going down the leg side

Australia 176/6   DJ Nash 7-1-21-0

45.1

Nash to Bevan, 1 run, good off drive, but very well fielded by Astle diving and rolling at cover

45.2

Nash to Warne, FOUR, leaning on the back foot, thumps a pull shot thru the mid wicket, brute force

45.3

Nash to Warne, no run, same shot again, but direct to the mid wicket fielder

45.4

Nash to Warne, 1 run, clipping a full toss outside the leg stump, thru the mid wicket, Vettori with the wild throw from the deep

45.5

Nash to Bevan, 1 run, dug out into the covers, Astle stops it

45.6

Nash to Warne, 2 runs, a little chip over the wide mid on area, the ball bounces slowly, Vettori runs around from deep mid wicket

Australia 192/6   DJ Nash 8-1-30-0
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