ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

20.1

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 wide, dabbing the bat at a wide outswinger, silly shot, too far from the body

20.1

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defneding onto the on side

20.2

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, angling in to over the off stump, pushed thru the covers

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   CL Cairns 1-0-6-0

22.1

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, jabbing a little late cut wide of the 3rd man

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   CL Cairns 2-0-11-0

24.1

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, tapped short of the covers, Nash fields and flicks toward sthe non striker's stumps, would have Abdur out by the proverbial mile

24.2

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, no run

24.3

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, works a single down on the on side

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   CL Cairns 3-0-12-0

26.1

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, driving on the off side, Cairns drags it down so the mid off can field easily

26.2

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 2 runs, driving in the air briefly, thru the forward square leg

26.3

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 2 byes, zipping past the outside edge, Parore falls backwards as he takes that one, very strange way to concede byes

26.4

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, 3 runs

26.5

Cairns to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

26.6

Cairns to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defending outside the off stump, into the covers

Pakistan 117/2   CL Cairns 4-0-18-0

45.1

Cairns to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

45.2

Cairns to Wasim Akram, OUT, into the pads, slow ball, big appeal, Francis thinks good of the appeal

Wasim Akram lbw b Cairns 1 (6m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

45.3

Cairns to Azhar Mahmood, no run

45.4

Cairns to Azhar Mahmood, no run

45.5

Cairns to Azhar Mahmood, no run

45.6

Cairns to Azhar Mahmood, 1 run

Pakistan 227/7   CL Cairns 5-0-20-1

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

47.6

Cairns to Azhar Mahmood, 1 run, flicking it down thru the mid on

Pakistan 245/7   CL Cairns 6-0-32-1

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   CL Cairns 7-0-46-1
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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