ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

35.1

Astle to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, glancing down to the long leg

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

35.5

Astle to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, tapping into the covers

35.6

Astle to Ijaz Ahmed, 2 runs, more runs down behind the square leg, NZ must be wishing they could have bodyline tactics, that's Ijaz's 50

Pakistan 163/3   NJ Astle 1-0-5-0

37.1

Astle to Saleem Malik, no run

37.2

Astle to Saleem Malik, no run, defending again

37.3

Astle to Saleem Malik, FOUR, edges! but the keeper was moving the wrong way close to the stumps

37.4

Astle to Saleem Malik, 2 byes

37.5

Astle to Saleem Malik, 1 leg bye, more extras, Astle getting good movement off the seam, perhaps a little underused by Fleming

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   NJ Astle 2-0-10-0

39.1

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

39.2

Astle to Moin Khan, no run, playing and missing outside the off stump, trying another late cut

39.3

Astle to Moin Khan, no run, pushing some defence towards the point area

39.4

Astle to Moin Khan, FOUR, quicker ball, overpitched, great lofted shot over the off stump and down to the long off boundary

39.5

Astle to Moin Khan, no run

39.6

Astle to Moin Khan, 2 runs, taps an outside edge at it, well fielded by the 3rd man saving it fine

Pakistan 187/5   NJ Astle 3-0-17-0

41.1

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

41.2

Astle to Moin Khan, no run

41.3

Astle to Moin Khan, no run

41.4

Astle to Moin Khan, 1 run, tapping it behind point to the 3rd man

41.5

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

41.6

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

Pakistan 201/5   NJ Astle 4-0-20-0

43.1

Astle to Moin Khan, FOUR

43.2

Astle to Moin Khan, no run

43.3

Astle to Moin Khan, 2 runs

43.4

Astle to Moin Khan, OUT, swiping a pull shot, top edge, McMillan runs in from the deep to the mid on, safe catch taken

Moin Khan c McMillan b Astle 19 (20m 17b 3x4 0x6) SR: 111.76

43.5

Astle to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

43.6

Astle to Wasim Akram, 1 leg bye

Pakistan 223/6   NJ Astle 5-0-27-1
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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