ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 23rd match, Group B

Scotland v West Indies

West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 239 balls remaining)

0.1

Ambrose to Smith, no run

0.2

Ambrose to Smith, no run

0.3

Ambrose to Smith, no run

0.4

Ambrose to Smith, no run, on the stumps. pushed to covers

0.5

Ambrose to Smith, no run, on the stumps. forward, defensive

0.6

Ambrose to Smith, no run, huge lift outside the off, through to keeper

End of over 1 (maiden) Scotland 0/0
MJ Smith    0* (6b)      CEL Ambrose    1-1-0-0
MJD Allingham    0* (0b)     

1.1

Simmons to Allingham, no run, outside the off, mild outswinger. through to keeper!

Yes! Phil Simmons opens the bowling for West Indies along with the great Ambrose

1.2

Simmons to Allingham, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

1.3

Simmons to Allingham, 1 wide, down the legside

1.3

Simmons to Allingham, 1 run, edged, just short of Lara at slip. runs to thirdman

1.4

Simmons to Smith, no run, pushed to point

1.5

Simmons to Smith, no run, defensive push back along the pitch. fielded on the followthrough by Simmons

1.6

Simmons to Smith, 1 wide, outside the off, swinging away, declared wide

1.6

Simmons to Smith, no run, pushed to covers

End of over 2 (3 runs) Scotland 3/0
MJ Smith    0* (9b)      PV Simmons    1-0-3-0
MJD Allingham    1* (3b)      CEL Ambrose    1-1-0-0

2.1

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, rapped on the pads, to backward short leg

2.2

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

2.3

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, rapped on the pads, to onside

2.4

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, turned to square leg, fielded by diving Adams

2.5

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, cuts in sharply. hit on the body

2.6

Ambrose to Allingham, 1 wide, outside theoff, through to keeper

2.6

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, outside the off, through to keeper. big appeal from Ambrose and Jacobs for caught behind and in fact Ambrose starts celebrating only to see Javed Akhtar quietly walking away declaring the end of that over

End of over 3 (1 run) Scotland 4/0
MJD Allingham    1* (9b)      CEL Ambrose    2-1-1-0
MJ Smith    0* (9b)      PV Simmons    1-0-3-0

3.1

Simmons to Smith, no run, pushed to covers

3.2

Simmons to Smith, no run, played back to the bowler

3.3

Simmons to Smith, 1 run, pushed wide of point. Chanderpaul from covers runs in and fields

3.4

Simmons to Allingham, no run, well forward. hit on the pads. Simmons appeals. not out

3.5

Simmons to Allingham, no run, pushed to point

3.6

Simmons to Allingham, no run, defensive forward

End of over 4 (1 run) Scotland 5/0
MJD Allingham    1* (12b)      PV Simmons    2-0-4-0
MJ Smith    1* (12b)      CEL Ambrose    2-1-1-0

4.1

Ambrose to Smith, no run, pushed to covers

4.2

Ambrose to Smith, no run, down th elegs, rapped on the pads

4.3

Ambrose to Smith, no run, pushed to covers

4.4

Ambrose to Smith, no run, played to midoff

4.5

Ambrose to Smith, no run, played freely to covers

4.6

Ambrose to Smith, no run, rapped on the body. ball rolls down to the stumps but stops just short of it

End of over 5 (maiden) Scotland 5/0
MJ Smith    1* (18b)      CEL Ambrose    3-2-1-0
MJD Allingham    1* (12b)      PV Simmons    2-0-4-0

5.1

Simmons to Allingham, 1 run, pushed to covers

5.2

Simmons to Smith, no run, pushed to covers

5.3

Simmons to Smith, no run, pushed to midwicket

5.4

Simmons to Smith, no run, rapped onthe pads, goes down the legs to short leg

5.5

Simmons to Smith, no run, played back to the bowler

5.6

Simmons to Smith, OUT, edged into the hands of the keeper. that was an easy catch

MJ Smith c †Jacobs b Simmons 1 (18m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 4.34

End of over 6 (1 run) Scotland 6/1
     PV Simmons    3-0-5-1
MJD Allingham    2* (13b)      CEL Ambrose    3-2-1-0

6.1

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, outside the off, big bounce and through to keeper

6.2

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, pushed to covers

6.3

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, turned to square leg

6.4

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, pushed to square leg

6.5

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, outside the off, swinging awya. through to keeper

6.6

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, cuts in sharply and rapped on the body

End of over 7 (maiden) Scotland 6/1
MJD Allingham    2* (19b)      CEL Ambrose    4-3-1-0
IM Stanger    0* (0b)      PV Simmons    3-0-5-1

7.1

Simmons to Stanger, no run, through to keeper

7.2

Simmons to Stanger, no run, turned to square leg

7.3

Simmons to Stanger, no run, pushed to covers

7.4

Simmons to Stanger, no run, short of length, bouncing to the chest level. defended

7.5

Simmons to Stanger, no run, runs throug hto keeper

7.6

Simmons to Stanger, no run, pushed to midwicket

End of over 8 (maiden) Scotland 6/1
IM Stanger    0* (6b)      PV Simmons    4-1-5-1
MJD Allingham    2* (19b)      CEL Ambrose    4-3-1-0

8.1

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, pushed to midoff

8.2

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, pushed to covers again

8.3

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, how that ball didn't get a wicket is a mystery. runs through the batsman and all but bowls him

8.4

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, yet another class ball wasted on Scottish batsmen. pitched on the off and perfect leg cutter. too much for Allingham

8.5

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, rapped on the pads

8.6

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, rapped on the pads. big appeal. not out

End of over 9 (maiden) Scotland 6/1
MJD Allingham    2* (25b)      CEL Ambrose    5-4-1-0
IM Stanger    0* (6b)      PV Simmons    4-1-5-1

9.1

Simmons to Stanger, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

9.2

Simmons to Stanger, no run, through to keeper

9.3

Simmons to Stanger, 1 wide

9.3

Simmons to Stanger, no run

9.4

Simmons to Stanger, 1 run, played to thirdman, quick running

9.5

Simmons to Allingham, 1 run, steered between slip and gully

9.6

Simmons to Stanger, 1 run, played again to thridman. that is the only place where Scots can get runs

End of over 10 (4 runs) Scotland 10/1
IM Stanger    2* (11b)      PV Simmons    5-1-9-1
MJD Allingham    3* (26b)      CEL Ambrose    5-4-1-0

10.1

Ambrose to Stanger, no run

10.2

Ambrose to Stanger, 1 run

10.3

Ambrose to Allingham, no run

10.4

Ambrose to Allingham, no run

10.5

Ambrose to Allingham, no run

10.6

Ambrose to Allingham, no run

End of over 11 (1 run) Scotland 11/1
MJD Allingham    3* (30b)      CEL Ambrose    6-4-2-0
IM Stanger    3* (13b)      PV Simmons    5-1-9-1

11.1

Simmons to Stanger, 1 wide

11.1

Simmons to Stanger, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

11.2

Simmons to Stanger, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

11.3

Simmons to Stanger, 1 run, turned to square leg

11.4

Simmons to Allingham, no run, pushed to midwicket

11.5

Simmons to Allingham, no run, outside the off, swings away and beaten

11.6

Simmons to Allingham, 1 run, played uppishly. easiest of catches dropped by King at midon

End of over 12 (3 runs) Scotland 14/1
MJD Allingham    4* (33b)      PV Simmons    6-1-12-1
IM Stanger    4* (16b)      CEL Ambrose    6-4-2-0

12.1

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, cuts in and hits the handle and balloons to silly point

12.2

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, back to the bowler

12.3

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, huge outswinger, through to keeper

12.4

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, on the stumps. manages to defend the ball

12.5

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, huge bouncing ball outside the off, through to keeper. leg cutter

12.6

Ambrose to Allingham, 1 run, turned to square leg

End of over 13 (1 run) Scotland 15/1
MJD Allingham    5* (39b)      CEL Ambrose    7-4-3-0
IM Stanger    4* (16b)      PV Simmons    6-1-12-1

13.1

Simmons to Allingham, 1 run, played to midon standing a bit deep

13.2

Simmons to Stanger, 2 runs, played to deep midwicket

13.3

Simmons to Stanger, no run, through to keeper

13.4

Simmons to Stanger, no run, played to midon

13.5

Simmons to Stanger, no run, pushed to midon

13.6

Simmons to Stanger, no run, leg cutter, beats the outstretched bat through to keeper

End of over 14 (3 runs) Scotland 18/1
IM Stanger    6* (21b)      PV Simmons    7-1-15-1
MJD Allingham    6* (40b)      CEL Ambrose    7-4-3-0

14.1

Ambrose to Allingham, no run, down the legside, not given wide

14.2

Ambrose to Allingham, OUT, outside the off, simple edge and Jacobs does not drop it

MJD Allingham c †Jacobs b Ambrose 6 (46m 43b 0x4 0x6) SR: 13.95

14.3

Ambrose to Salmond, 1 run, edged just wide of second slip! a third slip could have taken this catch. through to thirdman

14.4

Ambrose to Stanger, no run, outside the off, brilliant ball! just beats the edge

14.5

Ambrose to Stanger, 1 run, rapped on the pads and drops in front of the crease. Salmond takes off and persuades Stanger to complete the run. Adams runs in from square leg and castles the stumps but Salmond is well in for an excellent run

14.6

Ambrose to Salmond, no run, played to point

End of over 15 (2 runs) Scotland 20/2
G Salmond    1* (2b)      CEL Ambrose    8-4-5-1
IM Stanger    7* (23b)      PV Simmons    7-1-15-1

15.1

Walsh to Stanger, no run, through to keeper

15.2

Walsh to Stanger, no run, pushed to covers

15.3

Walsh to Stanger, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

15.4

Walsh to Stanger, no run, pitched on the off, moving away off the seam. defended

15.5

Walsh to Stanger, OUT, yet another catch to Jacobs. simple edge

IM Stanger c †Jacobs b Walsh 7 (35m 27b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.92

it is quite possible that Jacobs may get all 10 catches at this rate the catches off the edges are so simple, you just can't drop them - that is, if your name is not Courtney Browne!

15.6

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, on the legs, played to square leg off one hand

End of over 16 (wicket maiden) Scotland 20/3
GM Hamilton    0* (1b)      CA Walsh    1-1-0-1
G Salmond    1* (2b)      CEL Ambrose    8-4-5-1

16.1

Ambrose to Salmond, no run, on the off, pushed to covers

16.2

Ambrose to Salmond, OUT, super ball, on the middle, edged to Jacobs - that man once again!

G Salmond c †Jacobs b Ambrose 1 (10m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

the difference here was, it was inside edge. the other three were outside edges Williamson - his first match

16.3

Ambrose to Williamson, no run, rapped on the pads. big appeal. not out says Javed Akhtar since Jacobs didn't catch this one:-)

16.4

Ambrose to Williamson, 1 no ball, short, bouncing over poor Williamson as he was annoyed with the previous decision

16.4

Ambrose to Williamson, no run, outside the off, cutting away. through to keeper

16.5

Ambrose to Williamson, no run, another leg cutter. through to keeper

16.6

Ambrose to Williamson, no run, on the stumps, pushed to covers

End of over 17 (1 run) Scotland 21/4
JG Williamson    0* (5b)      CEL Ambrose    9-4-6-2
GM Hamilton    0* (1b)      CA Walsh    1-1-0-1

17.1

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, played back to the bowler

17.2

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, pushes him to the backfoot, defended

17.3

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, on the off, pushed to covers

17.4

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

17.5

Walsh to Hamilton, 1 run, turned to deep backward square leg

17.6

Walsh to Williamson, no run, superb inswinging ball. over the stumps, to keeper

End of over 18 (1 run) Scotland 22/4
JG Williamson    0* (6b)      CA Walsh    2-1-1-1
GM Hamilton    1* (6b)      CEL Ambrose    9-4-6-2

18.1

Ambrose to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

18.2

Ambrose to Hamilton, no run, on the backfoot, defended to onside

18.3

Ambrose to Hamilton, 2 runs, on the backfoot, nice looking shot through the covers

first confident shot by anybody against Ambrose

18.4

Ambrose to Hamilton, no run, pitched outside the off and moving further away. through to keeper

18.5

Ambrose to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, angling away. through to Jacobs

18.6

Ambrose to Hamilton, no run, outside the off. amazing ball. just beats the edge to keeper

Ambrose has finished his spell on the trot. 10-4-8-2 Match State: Drinks

End of over 19 (2 runs) Scotland 24/4
GM Hamilton    3* (12b)      CEL Ambrose    10-4-8-2
JG Williamson    0* (6b)      CA Walsh    2-1-1-1

19.1

Walsh to Williamson, no run, on the stumps, pushed to covers

19.2

Walsh to Williamson, 1 run, pushed to covers. quick run before the ball could be fielded

19.3

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, beaten

19.4

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, on the legs, turned to square leg

19.5

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, on the off, pushed to offside

19.6

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

End of over 20 (1 run) Scotland 25/4
GM Hamilton    3* (16b)      CA Walsh    3-1-2-1
JG Williamson    1* (8b)      CEL Ambrose    10-4-8-2

20.1

Bryan to Williamson, no run, accurate first ball. on the stumps. rapped on the pads but well forward

20.2

Bryan to Williamson, no run, outside the off, rapped on the pads

20.3

Bryan to Williamson, OUT, edged straight to first slip and Jacobs loses the opportunity to collect all 10 catches

JG Williamson c Williams b Bryan 1 (19m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 9.09

20.4

Bryan to Brinkley, no run, outside the off, played back along the pitch

20.5

Bryan to Brinkley, 2 runs, played to deepmidwicket

20.6

Bryan to Brinkley, 1 wide, well outside the off

20.6

Bryan to Brinkley, no run, pushed to covers

End of over 21 (3 runs) Scotland 28/5
JE Brinkley    2* (3b)      HR Bryan    1-0-3-1
GM Hamilton    3* (16b)      CA Walsh    3-1-2-1

21.1

Walsh to Hamilton, 1 run, played to fineleg

21.2

Walsh to Brinkley, no run, pushed to covers

21.3

Walsh to Brinkley, no run, on the off, well defended, back to the bowler

21.4

Walsh to Brinkley, OUT, outside the off, edged to second slip. Simmons this time

JE Brinkley c Simmons b Walsh 2 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

21.5

Walsh to Davies, no run, pushed to extra covers

21.6

Walsh to Davies, OUT, rapped on the pads. Willey thinks it is out enough

AG Davies lbw b Walsh 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

that ball cut in a bit and Davies was only half-cock forward. it was in line with the stumps

End of over 22 (1 run) Scotland 29/7
     CA Walsh    4-1-3-3
GM Hamilton    4* (17b)      HR Bryan    1-0-3-1

22.1

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, pushed to square leg

sorry. the umpire was Ian Robinson nad not Willey

22.2

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, pushed ot midwicket

22.3

Bryan to Hamilton, FOUR, down the legs, glanced to fineleg boundary! their first!

scots in skirts dancing in joy

22.4

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, pushed back to the bowler

about 5 scots with beer in hand singing and rejoicing! it is a boundary!

22.5

Bryan to Hamilton, 1 wide, outside the off

22.5

Bryan to Hamilton, 1 run, on the legs, pushed to midwicket

22.6

Bryan to Blain, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

End of over 23 (6 runs) Scotland 35/7
JAR Blain    0* (1b)      HR Bryan    2-0-9-1
GM Hamilton    9* (22b 1x4)      CA Walsh    4-1-3-3

23.1

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, driven to point

Scotland in danger of scoring the lowest in WC

23.2

Walsh to Hamilton, 1 no ball, played to square leg

23.2

Walsh to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, swinging away. through to keeper

23.3

Walsh to Hamilton, 1 run, pushed to midwicket, quick run

23.4

Walsh to Blain, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

23.5

Walsh to Blain, no run, forward, defensive

23.6

Walsh to Blain, no run, outside the off, just past the edge to keeper

End of over 24 (2 runs) Scotland 37/7
JAR Blain    0* (4b)      CA Walsh    5-1-5-3
GM Hamilton    10* (26b 1x4)      HR Bryan    2-0-9-1

24.1

Bryan to Hamilton, FOUR, down the legs, flicked to fineleg boundary

24.2

Bryan to Hamilton, 1 run, steered to thirdman

24.3

Bryan to Blain, no run, outside the off, movng a bit away, to the keeper

24.4

Bryan to Blain, no run, perfect leg cutter! squared him up all over but can't pick up a wicket

24.5

Bryan to Blain, 1 run, played to covers, quick run

24.6

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, throug hto keeper

End of over 25 (6 runs) Scotland 43/7
GM Hamilton    15* (29b 2x4)      HR Bryan    3-0-15-1
JAR Blain    1* (7b)      CA Walsh    5-1-5-3

25.1

Walsh to Blain, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

25.2

Walsh to Blain, no run, cuts in sharply and rapped in the arms

25.3

Walsh to Blain, no run, pitched outside the off and rapped him high on the pads. mild appeal. not out

25.4

Walsh to Blain, no run, on the stumps, defended to off

25.5

Walsh to Blain, no run, outside the off. too good a ball but wasted on Blain. through to keeper

25.6

Walsh to Blain, 1 run, pushed between square leg and midwicket

End of over 26 (1 run) Scotland 44/7
JAR Blain    2* (13b)      CA Walsh    6-1-6-3
GM Hamilton    15* (29b 2x4)      HR Bryan    3-0-15-1

26.1

Bryan to Blain, 1 run, pushed to midwicket, another single

26.2

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

26.3

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, pushed to covers

26.4

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, short of length. goes for a swing and misses

26.5

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, carved out to covers. fielded

26.6

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, well pitched up on the off, played to backward point

End of over 27 (1 run) Scotland 45/7
GM Hamilton    15* (34b 2x4)      HR Bryan    4-0-16-1
JAR Blain    3* (14b)      CA Walsh    6-1-6-3

27.1

Walsh to Blain, no run, played to second slip

27.2

Walsh to Blain, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

27.3

Walsh to Blain, no run, on the stumps, played defensively

27.4

Walsh to Blain, no run, shuffled too far across to off, played to square leg

27.5

Walsh to Blain, no run, outside the off, runs through to keeper

27.6

Walsh to Blain, 1 wide, down the legside

27.6

Walsh to Blain, no run, pushed to point

End of over 28 (1 run) Scotland 46/7
JAR Blain    3* (20b)      CA Walsh    7-1-7-3
GM Hamilton    15* (34b 2x4)      HR Bryan    4-0-16-1

28.1

Bryan to Hamilton, 1 run, played to sweeper covers

28.2

Bryan to Blain, OUT, on the middle and leg, trapped

JAR Blain lbw b Bryan 3 (25m 21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

28.3

Bryan to Asim Butt, 2 runs, pitched up on thelegs, turned to deep backward square leg

28.4

Bryan to Asim Butt, no run, pushed to midwicket

28.5

Bryan to Asim Butt, 1 run, turned to fineleg. 50 up for Scotland. excitement in the air

28.6

Bryan to Hamilton, 1 wide, way outside the off, through to keeper

28.6

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, through to keeper

King to have a go with the all now

End of over 29 (5 runs) Scotland 51/8
GM Hamilton    16* (36b 2x4)      HR Bryan    5-0-21-2
Asim Butt    3* (3b)      CA Walsh    7-1-7-3

29.1

King to Asim Butt, no run, outside the off, prods the bat and is beaten

29.2

King to Asim Butt, SIX, what a shot! picked neatly and lofted straight over long on!

29.3

King to Asim Butt, 1 run, turned to fineleg

29.4

King to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, short of length and width. Hamilton beaten attempting a cut there

29.5

King to Hamilton, 1 run, on the legs, pushed to square leg. quick run

29.6

King to Asim Butt, no run, defended

End of over 30 (8 runs) Scotland 59/8
Asim Butt    10* (7b 1x6)      RD King    1-0-8-0
GM Hamilton    17* (38b 2x4)      HR Bryan    5-0-21-2

30.1

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, mistimed. played to midoff

30.2

Bryan to Hamilton, FOUR, edged just past the keeper, through first slip

30.3

Bryan to Hamilton, 2 runs, played neatly to deep midoff. Hamilton wants a third but Butt wouldn't go for it

30.4

Bryan to Hamilton, no run, outside the off, swishes the bat and misses

30.5

Bryan to Hamilton, 1 run, well pitched up, driven neatly to midoff and runs with the shot

30.6

Bryan to Asim Butt, 1 run, played uppishly! a high catch but the West Indian fielding quality is better left unsaid. Chanderpaul could have taken that catch but he runs listlessly and misses it at midwicket

End of over 31 (8 runs) Scotland 67/8
Asim Butt    11* (8b 1x6)      HR Bryan    6-0-29-2
GM Hamilton    24* (43b 3x4)      RD King    1-0-8-0

31.1

King to Asim Butt, no run, pushed to midwicket. Butt wants a run but Hamilton refuses. rightly so

31.2

King to Asim Butt, OUT, simple catch to first slip and King gets a wicket as well

Asim Butt c Williams b King 11 (23m 10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 110.00

31.3

King to Dyer, 1 no ball, bouncer (!), unnecessary down the legside. declared a no ball

31.3

King to Dyer, OUT, edged to first slip and the job is done well

NR Dyer c Williams b King 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

lowest score in this world cup so far Hamilton stranded

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