ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

28.5

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, no doubt Inzamam would've been proud of that run out, almost better than anything he could inspire

Pakistan 129/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 1* (1b)

29.4

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, defensive squeeze onto the on side

29.5

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, jerky defence into the covers

29.6

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, works it down thru the mid on, they jog a single, or was a run from Inzamam? hard to tell sometimes

Pakistan 132/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 2* (4b)

30.1

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, blocked back to the bowler

30.2

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, flicking off the leg stump, behind the square leg

30.5

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, some bounce appears from somewhere, deflects off the splice of the bat to the short 3rd man area

Pakistan 137/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 4* (7b)

31.1

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, looking for the gap in the covers, but safely fielded by Astle

31.2

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 3 runs, cut thru the backward point, Twose chases and slides near the boundary after coming from the gully

31.6

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

Pakistan 141/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 7* (10b)

32.2

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, firm defence, into the covers

32.3

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 143/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 8* (12b)

33.1

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, finding the gap in the covers for a casual stroke

33.3

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs

33.4

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, tame defence, Inzamam would prefer something a bit quicker to slog at it

33.5

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

33.6

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, but he adjusts well, swung away thru the square leg for a boundary, heft shot, first boundary in over 6 overs

Pakistan 151/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 15* (17b 1x4)

34.5

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 leg byes, beating the bat, into the flap of the forward pad and down to the 3rd man

34.6

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

Pakistan 158/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 15* (19b 1x4)

35.2

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 wide

35.2

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

35.3

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, beats him again, ball seems straigth as can be, Inzamam just too concerned to gliding it to the 3rd man

35.4

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, behind square again

Pakistan 161/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 16* (22b 1x4)

36.1

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

36.2

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, OUT, he does it again, he a guy, easily played to the backward point, comfortable single available, but Inzamam changes his mind, leaves Ijaz scrambling back, but Harris with an excellent direct hit of the bowler's end

Ijaz Ahmed run out 51 (107m 68b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

36.3

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

36.5

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

36.6

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs

Pakistan 167/4   Inzamam-ul-Haq 19* (27b 1x4)

37.6

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, swinging it away behind the square leg, the umpteeth run in that area

Pakistan 175/4   Inzamam-ul-Haq 20* (28b 1x4)

38.1

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

38.3

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, flicked off the toes, the mid wicket collects and has a ping but misses

Pakistan 178/4   Inzamam-ul-Haq 22* (30b 1x4)

39.1

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, late cut guided behind point and into the deep

Pakistan 181/5   Inzamam-ul-Haq 23* (31b 1x4)

40.1

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 wide, down the leg side of the rigth hander

40.1

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, gliding it forward of the square leg

40.3

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, easily driven thru the covers

40.6

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, good drive, into the covers, misfield allows the single

Pakistan 198/5   Inzamam-ul-Haq 26* (34b 1x4)

41.1

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

41.5

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

41.6

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 201/5   Inzamam-ul-Haq 28* (37b 1x4)

42.1

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs

42.2

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, easily little pull, too fine for the fine leg

42.3

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, driving down to the long on

42.5

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR

42.6

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, pushing away thru the covers

Pakistan 215/5   Inzamam-ul-Haq 41* (42b 3x4)

43.5

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 222/6   Inzamam-ul-Haq 42* (43b 3x4)

44.5

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, swiping off the pads and behind the square leg

Pakistan 225/6   Inzamam-ul-Haq 43* (44b 3x4)

45.1

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 226/6   Inzamam-ul-Haq 44* (45b 3x4)

46.4

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, tapping into the covers

46.5

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, worked down to the mid on, fielded

46.6

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, defending from outside the off stump to the mid off

Pakistan 233/7   Inzamam-ul-Haq 45* (48b 3x4)

47.1

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, slow ball, flicked thru the mid wicket, quick double taken, Inzamam puts some effort into it

47.2

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, full toss, easily pulled away behind the square leg, 50 off 50 balls, 3x4 0x6

47.3

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs

47.4

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

47.5

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 3 runs, great placement, working it just in front of teh mid wicket, McMillan runs around from long on to the deep mid wicket

Pakistan 244/7   Inzamam-ul-Haq 56* (53b 4x4)

48.2

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, top edge off the pull shot, lands in the middle of 2 fielders at forward square leg

48.3

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 249/7   Inzamam-ul-Haq 59* (55b 4x4)

49.1

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

49.2

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, cracked over the covers, brute strength in a very forceful drive

49.3

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

49.4

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, clipped off the off stump and behind the square leg

49.5

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, not great bowling by NZ, too many slow ball, all of which seem to be picked, moving across the crease and palys down to the long leg

49.6

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, shades of the 1992 semi final, I'm sure NZ enjoyed that, ball is flogged thru the covers

Pakistan 269/8   Inzamam-ul-Haq 73* (61b 7x4)
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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