ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

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

1.3

Allott to Shahid Afridi, no run, pushing into the covers

1.4

Allott to Shahid Afridi, no run, playing and missing a defensive dab outside the off stump

1.5

Allott to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, overpitched outside the off stump, very well driven thru the covers, ball motors to the boundary

1.6

Allott to Shahid Afridi, 1 no ball

1.6

Allott to Shahid Afridi, 1 wide, wide of the off stump, Shahid has a swipe and missed

1.6

Allott to Shahid Afridi, no run, pushing into the covers, only 11 off that over, NZ are always improving

Pakistan 23/0   GI Allott 1-0-11-0

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

3.6

Allott to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, strong drive attempted, thick edge flies past the slips to the 3rd man

Pakistan 31/0   GI Allott 2-0-18-0

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

5.2

Allott to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, trying to play it on the on side, leading edge flies over the mid off and down to the long off rope

5.3

Allott to Shahid Afridi, OUT, pushing across the right hander, pitched up, Afridi going for another slashing drive, regulation outside edge to the keeper, typical Afridi dismissal

Shahid Afridi c †Parore b Allott 17 (25m 22b 2x4 1x6) SR: 77.27

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   GI Allott 3-0-25-1

7.1

Allott to Saeed Anwar, no run

7.2

Allott to Saeed Anwar, 1 run

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   GI Allott 4-0-26-1

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

9.6

Allott to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defending into the off side

Pakistan 51/2   GI Allott 5-0-28-2

11.1

Allott to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, only 2 runs off the bat in the past 30 balls

11.2

Allott to Ijaz Ahmed, 4 runs, after we got the first yesterday, we have another all run 4 today, flicked off the toes to a very long boundary at square leg

11.3

Allott to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, glanced off the legs direct to the fine leg

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   GI Allott 6-0-33-2

38.1

Allott to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

38.2

Allott to Saleem Malik, 1 run, a bit of strin put in that ball, on the stumps, played easily down to the mid off

38.3

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

38.4

Allott to Saleem Malik, 2 runs, edges again, Inzamam bulldozes over the top of Nash like a 10-ton proverbial when taking the second run

38.5

Allott to Saleem Malik, OUT, and completely thru him, Malik is a mere shadow of the brillaint batsman he once was, yorker at the toes, middle stump knock out of the ground

Saleem Malik b Allott 8 (10m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

38.6

Allott to Moin Khan, no run

Pakistan 180/5   GI Allott 7-0-38-3

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

40.2

Allott to Moin Khan, 1 run

40.3

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

40.4

Allott to Moin Khan, 1 wide

40.4

Allott to Moin Khan, FOUR, great shot over the top of the covers

40.5

Allott to Moin Khan, 1 leg bye

40.6

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

Pakistan 198/5   GI Allott 8-0-48-3

46.1

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, FOUR, down the leg side, woeful ball, easily glanced down to the boundary

46.2

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, no run

46.3

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, 1 run, trying the cover drive, another thick edge down to the 3rd man

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   GI Allott 9-0-54-3

48.1

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, 1 run, lofting up and down to the long on

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

48.4

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, 2 runs, attempted yorker perhaps, but it's a full toss, slashed thru the covers off the middle stump

48.5

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, FOUR, another full toss, smacked back over the bowler's head, magnificent straigth drive

48.6

Allott to Azhar Mahmood, OUT, swung away straight to the mid wicket, easy catch for Twose

Azhar Mahmood c Twose b Allott 14 (14m 12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

Pakistan 255/8   GI Allott 10-0-64-4
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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