ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

5.4

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, bat held in the air, ball allowed to pass to the keeper

5.5

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, across the rigth hander and to the keeper again

5.6

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run

Pakistan 40/1   Abdul Razzaq 0* (3b)

6.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, Saeed has promised much and delivered little in this tournament, due for a big score today

6.4

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, seaming away from the batsman, thru to the keeper

6.5

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pitched up, getting more swing in the process, beats teh defence of Adbur

6.6

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, coming forward, defended well on the off side

Pakistan 47/1   Abdul Razzaq 0* (7b)

7.3

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, good defence into the off side, fielded in the covers

7.4

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, aimed at the leg stump, into the pads, a half shout from Allott but it would've missed the stumps and pitched outside leg

7.5

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, firm defence towards the extra cover

7.6

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, across the right hander, bat held high in the air, ball thru to the keeper

Pakistan 48/1   Abdul Razzaq 0* (11b)

8.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, worked away into the off side

8.4

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

8.5

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, very quiet over so far for Pakistan, Nash keeping it nice and tight

8.6

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defensive off the off stump again, ball dribbles away on the off side

Pakistan 49/1   Abdul Razzaq 0* (15b)

10.1

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, short of a length, aimed at the middle stump, worked to the mid wicket

10.2

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, more easy defence, I've given up trying to analyse Abdur, he's just beyond my comprehension

10.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, left alone outside the off stump, thru to the keeper

10.4

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, bat raised, ball thru to the keeper

10.5

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, squeezes it off the off stump into the covers, Abdur continues on his merry way

10.6

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defence, and only defence, angles it to point

Pakistan 51/2   Abdul Razzaq 0* (21b)

11.4

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, seaming away from the batsman, beating the outside edge

11.5

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushing into the covers, there has got to be a limit to this effort from Abdur

11.6

Allott to Abdul Razzaq, no run, playing the cover drive wide of the off stump, missing, 24 balls without scoring in ODI, incredible

Pakistan 56/2   Abdul Razzaq 0* (24b)

12.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defensive

12.4

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, he decides to get off the mark, his strike rate sky rockets to 3.4

12.6

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

Pakistan 59/2   Abdul Razzaq 1* (27b)

13.3

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run

13.4

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, seaming into the middle stump, defended down to the mid on

13.5

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defended to the point area

13.6

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defensive outside the off stump

Pakistan 60/2   Abdul Razzaq 1* (31b)

14.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, seaming away from the master strokemaker Abdul Razzaq, leave steh ball alone

14.4

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, tapping it into the covers

14.5

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run

14.6

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, tapping it into the covers, easily fielded, 1 from 35, something has to be done

Pakistan 63/2   Abdul Razzaq 1* (35b)

15.2

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, a shot! a shot! he actually played a shot! flicking a leg side delivery down to the deep backward square

15.3

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, more rot down the leg side from the supposed master of line and length, worked to fine leg

15.5

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defending into the covers

15.6

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, another dot from the master of the block

Pakistan 68/2   Abdul Razzaq 4* (39b)

16.2

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run

16.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushing firmly into the covers from outside the off stump

16.4

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, guided behind the point fielder, Twose makes the uncoordinated dive at wide 3rd man

16.5

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, bat lifted high, Paraore collects easily

16.6

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, tucked into the covers again, no attempt of a run

Pakistan 71/2   Abdul Razzaq 6* (44b)

17.2

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, lofting way over the mid wicket, bounces over the boundary, as against Australia he comes alive after a snail like start

17.3

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run

17.4

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

17.6

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defending onto the on side, perhaps he's nto that alive after all, just twitching

Pakistan 78/2   Abdul Razzaq 11* (48b 1x4)

18.3

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, thru the cover point

18.5

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run

18.6

Nash to Abdul Razzaq, no run, outside the off stump and thru to the keeper, no shot offered

Pakistan 83/2   Abdul Razzaq 12* (51b 1x4)

19.2

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

19.4

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, tapping to the right of the diving mid wicket, they grab a single

19.6

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defended into the covers, breaks the run of singles

Pakistan 88/2   Abdul Razzaq 14* (54b 1x4)

20.3

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run, stepping back, defensive into the covers

20.4

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run, tapping away into the covers

20.5

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, aimed at the leg stump, flicked away perfectly to the fine leg, great timing

20.6

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run

Pakistan 94/2   Abdul Razzaq 18* (58b 2x4)

21.2

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run

21.3

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, yet more neverneding defence

21.4

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, playing and missing outside the off stump, just trying to dab it thru point

21.5

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defending, I'd say he was out of his depth except they cannot get the blasted fellow out

21.6

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, defensive poke to the point fielder

Pakistan 95/2   Abdul Razzaq 18* (63b 2x4)

22.2

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, overpitched on the off stump, swung away over the forward square leg, cracking shot

22.3

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run

22.4

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run, playing and missing a late cut outside the off stump

22.5

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run, what sort of shot is that, looked like he was deliberately trying to run it off teh face to the keeper

22.6

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run, flapping at another one outside the off stump, appeared to have snicked it, but it was just the dramatic away swing

Pakistan 100/2   Abdul Razzaq 22* (68b 3x4)

23.5

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, flicked off the pads forward of the square leg

Pakistan 102/2   Abdul Razzaq 23* (69b 3x4)

24.4

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run

24.5

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run

24.6

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, no run, firm defence, attempting to find a single wide of the mid off, but the cover fielder comes in

Pakistan 104/2   Abdul Razzaq 23* (72b 3x4)

25.3

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, no run

25.4

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs

25.5

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

Pakistan 108/2   Abdul Razzaq 26* (75b 3x4)

26.5

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

Pakistan 117/2   Abdul Razzaq 27* (76b 3x4)

27.1

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, FOUR, and here he goes, the tactics apepar to be working again, he smashes a lovely off drive thru the wid emid off

27.2

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 1 wide

27.2

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, pushing thru the cover point, quick running was needed

27.4

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, driving into the covers, more uncoordinated shots

27.6

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushed straight to the cover point, no run that time

Pakistan 126/2   Abdul Razzaq 33* (80b 4x4)

28.2

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, no run, tapping it into the covers

28.3

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, OUT, ridiculous single taken, playing just on the on side, Astle collects and throws down the bowler's end from a range of above 5 metres

Abdul Razzaq run out 33 (92m 82b 4x4 0x6) SR: 40.24

Pakistan 127/3   Abdul Razzaq 33 (82b 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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