ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

0.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, no run, chopping a loose one to the point fielder

0.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, what a cracker of a shot, leaning slightly on the backfoot, pulled over the mid wicket

0.3

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, just glancing down to the fine leg

Pakistan 5/0   Saeed Anwar 5* (3b 1x4)

1.1

Allott to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, great stuff, NZ with little clue of how not to bowl long hops, Saeed with another hook shot over the mid wicket

1.2

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, pulling behind the square leg, Twose dives well in the outfield to save what would have been another boundary

Pakistan 17/0   Saeed Anwar 10* (5b 2x4)

2.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed away on the off side by the left hander

2.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, deliberate thick edge down to the wide 3rd man

Pakistan 24/0   Saeed Anwar 11* (7b 2x4)

3.1

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, forward defensive, bowler fields

3.2

Allott to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, and again, his 3rd 4 in that area from that shot, swings the pull shot over the mid wicket

3.3

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, defending back to the bowler

3.4

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, tucking off the middle stump to the square leg

3.5

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, pushed down the leg side, Francis calls wide

3.5

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, strong glance, played straight to the fine leg

Pakistan 30/0   Saeed Anwar 16* (12b 3x4)

5.1

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 3 runs, overpitched on the off stump, Saaed steps across the crease, great flick off the pads thru the mid wicket, chases to a metre from the rope

Pakistan 36/0   Saeed Anwar 19* (13b 3x4)

6.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, cutting at a short and wide one, top edge goes wide of the slips and direct to the 3rd man boundary

6.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 3 runs, the perfectly timed defensive shot almost gets a boundary straigth down the ground

Pakistan 47/1   Saeed Anwar 26* (15b 4x4)

7.1

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run

7.2

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 run

Pakistan 48/1   Saeed Anwar 27* (17b 4x4)

8.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, no run, backfoot push into the covers

8.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 1 run

Pakistan 49/1   Saeed Anwar 28* (19b 4x4)

9.1

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushing away into the off side, fielded at point

9.2

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, firm defence from outside the off stump, down to the mid off

9.3

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, mistimed drive, mid off collects again

9.4

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run, outside the fof stump, a little outseam beats Saeed, good ball

9.5

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, too wide of the off stump, pitching wide and then it seamed away further

9.5

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 no ball, and a no ball this time, Allott wrecking the good over

9.5

Allott to Saeed Anwar, OUT, seaming from off to leg stump, Saeed playing across the line and missing, ball goes behind the legs and sends the leg stump cartwheeling, what a way to take a wicket

Saeed Anwar b Allott 28 (44m 25b 4x4 0x6) SR: 112.00

Pakistan 51/2   Saeed Anwar 28 (25b 4x4)
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

1999

28 May 1999: Saleem Malik of Pakistan is bowled in the World Cup Group B game against New Zealand at Derby in England. Pakistan won by 62 runs.

Saleem Malik bowled, New Zealand v Pakistan, World Cup 1999

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