ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 24th match, Group B

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 62 runs

New Zealand has won the toss and has elected to have Shoaib Akhtar bowling in the second innings

0.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, no run, chopping a loose one to the point fielder

0.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, what a cracker of a shot, leaning slightly on the backfoot, pulled over the mid wicket

0.3

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, just glancing down to the fine leg

0.4

Nash to Shahid Afridi, SIX, what an electricifying start, more garbage from Nash, Afridi just whacked it over the forward square leg

0.5

Nash to Shahid Afridi, 1 no ball, and a no ball

0.5

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run

0.6

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, pushing slowly to the mid wicket

and the only pleasure NZ will get out of that over is the knowledge that nahs will only have another 9 overs a delay here whilst the sightscreens at the grandstand end are fiddled with

End of over 1 (12 runs) Pakistan 12/0
Shahid Afridi    6* (4b 1x6)      DJ Nash    1-0-12-0
Saeed Anwar    5* (3b 1x4)     

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

End of over 2 (11 runs) Pakistan 23/0
Shahid Afridi    10* (9b 1x4 1x6)      GI Allott    1-0-11-0
Saeed Anwar    10* (5b 2x4)      DJ Nash    1-0-12-0

2.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed away on the off side by the left hander

2.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, deliberate thick edge down to the wide 3rd man

2.3

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, swinging away from the right hander, Afridi leaves it alone

2.4

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, now that's what I call bowling, slight inswing, then excellent outseam, zips past the defensive bat

2.5

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, beaten again, Afridi just protecting the off stump, and the ball beats the outside edge

2.6

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, playing the cut shot, direct to the point, not timed well

End of over 3 (1 run) Pakistan 24/0
Shahid Afridi    10* (13b 1x4 1x6)      DJ Nash    2-0-13-0
Saeed Anwar    11* (7b 2x4)      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

End of over 4 (7 runs) Pakistan 31/0
Shahid Afridi    11* (14b 1x4 1x6)      GI Allott    2-0-18-0
Saeed Anwar    16* (12b 3x4)      DJ Nash    2-0-13-0

4.1

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, seaming in, into the pads, Shahid misses the flick across the line, ball bounces off teh thigh

4.2

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, quick ball, just outside the off stump, defended

4.3

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, wide of the off stump, Afridi with a typical heavy handed cut shot, missing

4.4

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, defending off the off stump into the covers

4.5

Nash to Shahid Afridi, no run, stepping back, pushing into the covers

4.6

Nash to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, pushing thru the mid wicket area, they grab a double

End of over 5 (2 runs) Pakistan 33/0
Shahid Afridi    13* (20b 1x4 1x6)      DJ Nash    3-0-15-0
Saeed Anwar    16* (12b 3x4)      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

End of over 6 (7 runs) Pakistan 40/1
Abdul Razzaq    0* (3b)      GI Allott    3-0-25-1
Saeed Anwar    19* (13b 3x4)      DJ Nash    3-0-15-0

6.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, cutting at a short and wide one, top edge goes wide of the slips and direct to the 3rd man boundary

6.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 3 runs, the perfectly timed defensive shot almost gets a boundary straigth down the ground

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

Abdur continuing with his mysterious, yet effective, stint at the top of the order. He's a bowling allrounder, but not a pinch hitter.

End of over 7 (7 runs) Pakistan 47/1
Abdul Razzaq    0* (7b)      DJ Nash    4-0-22-0
Saeed Anwar    26* (15b 4x4)      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

End of over 8 (1 run) Pakistan 48/1
Abdul Razzaq    0* (11b)      GI Allott    4-0-26-1
Saeed Anwar    27* (17b 4x4)      DJ Nash    4-0-22-0

8.1

Nash to Saeed Anwar, no run, backfoot push into the covers

8.2

Nash to Saeed Anwar, 1 run

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

End of over 9 (1 run) Pakistan 49/1
Abdul Razzaq    0* (15b)      DJ Nash    5-0-23-0
Saeed Anwar    28* (19b 4x4)      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

End of over 10 (2 runs) Pakistan 51/2
Ijaz Ahmed    0* (1b)      GI Allott    5-0-28-2
Abdul Razzaq    0* (15b)      DJ Nash    5-0-23-0

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

End of over 11 (maiden) Pakistan 51/2
Abdul Razzaq    0* (21b)      DJ Nash    6-1-23-0
Ijaz Ahmed    0* (1b)      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

End of over 12 (5 runs) Pakistan 56/2
Abdul Razzaq    0* (24b)      GI Allott    6-0-33-2
Ijaz Ahmed    5* (4b)      DJ Nash    6-1-23-0

12.1

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defending off the stumps, ball runs around the corner

12.2

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, how deliberate that shot was is debatable, bat hidden behind the body, a sort fo late cut to the 3rd man

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

12.5

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, jabbing the bat at it, inside edge runs down to the long leg

12.6

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

the man who never begins to entertain, Gavin Larsen, is on

End of over 13 (3 runs) Pakistan 59/2
Abdul Razzaq    1* (27b)      DJ Nash    7-1-26-0
Ijaz Ahmed    7* (7b)      GI Allott    6-0-33-2

13.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defended into the off side

13.2

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, late cut, played low to the ground, down to the 3rd man

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

End of over 14 (1 run) Pakistan 60/2
Abdul Razzaq    1* (31b)      GR Larsen    1-0-1-0
Ijaz Ahmed    8* (9b)      DJ Nash    7-1-26-0

14.1

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defending off the stumps and back to the bowler

14.2

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 3 runs, cramped push thru the covers, ball bounced into the pitch and then was fielded close to the rope

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

after such an amazing start, Abdur as somewhat selfishly dragged Pakistan down to a very average 63/2 off 15 overs

End of over 15 (3 runs) Pakistan 63/2
Abdul Razzaq    1* (35b)      DJ Nash    8-1-29-0
Ijaz Ahmed    11* (11b)      GR Larsen    1-0-1-0

15.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, tapping it around the corner, time for another 5 dots from Abdur

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

15.4

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, squeezing onto the on side

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

Match State: Drinks Nash to continue with his 9th over

End of over 16 (5 runs) Pakistan 68/2
Abdul Razzaq    4* (39b)      GR Larsen    2-0-6-0
Ijaz Ahmed    13* (13b)      DJ Nash    8-1-29-0

16.1

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, pulling in front of the square leg, not timed well

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

End of over 17 (3 runs) Pakistan 71/2
Abdul Razzaq    6* (44b)      DJ Nash    9-1-32-0
Ijaz Ahmed    14* (14b)      GR Larsen    2-0-6-0

17.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, tapping close behind square on the off side

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

17.5

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, pushed away just towards point

17.6

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

End of over 18 (7 runs) Pakistan 78/2
Abdul Razzaq    11* (48b 1x4)      GR Larsen    3-0-13-0
Ijaz Ahmed    16* (16b)      DJ Nash    9-1-32-0

18.1

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 2 runs, just pushing away being point, into the deep, they grab a double

18.2

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 leg bye, dabbed onto the on side, ball barely travels, quick single taken

18.3

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

18.4

Nash to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run

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

End of over 19 (5 runs) Pakistan 83/2
Abdul Razzaq    12* (51b 1x4)      DJ Nash    10-1-36-0
Ijaz Ahmed    19* (19b)      GR Larsen    3-0-13-0

19.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, dabbed into the covers

19.2

Larsen to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

19.3

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, turned around the corner behind the square leg

19.4

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

19.5

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, worked around the corner, behind the square leg

19.6

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

End of over 20 (5 runs) Pakistan 88/2
Abdul Razzaq    14* (54b 1x4)      GR Larsen    4-0-18-0
Ijaz Ahmed    22* (22b)      DJ Nash    10-1-36-0

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

End of over 21 (6 runs) Pakistan 94/2
Abdul Razzaq    18* (58b 2x4)      CL Cairns    1-0-6-0
Ijaz Ahmed    23* (24b)      GR Larsen    4-0-18-0

21.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, pushing away outside the off stump, down to the 3rd man

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

End of over 22 (1 run) Pakistan 95/2
Abdul Razzaq    18* (63b 2x4)      GR Larsen    5-0-19-0
Ijaz Ahmed    24* (25b)      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

End of over 23 (5 runs) Pakistan 100/2
Abdul Razzaq    22* (68b 3x4)      CL Cairns    2-0-11-0
Ijaz Ahmed    25* (26b)      GR Larsen    5-0-19-0

23.1

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, looked to take a quick single from a nudge on the on side, but they pulled the emergency brake

23.2

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, dabbing on the off side to the point fielder

23.3

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, played stronger this time, to the point again

23.4

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, glided thru the covers, playing the cut late, but quickly forward of point

23.5

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

23.6

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, leg glance, down to the fine leg, good tight over from harris

End of over 24 (3 runs) Pakistan 103/2
Ijaz Ahmed    27* (31b)      CZ Harris    1-0-3-0
Abdul Razzaq    23* (69b 3x4)      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

End of over 25 (1 run) Pakistan 104/2
Abdul Razzaq    23* (72b 3x4)      CL Cairns    3-0-12-0
Ijaz Ahmed    28* (34b)      CZ Harris    1-0-3-0

25.1

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, cutting to the point fielder

25.2

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, tapped behind the point

25.3

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, no run

25.4

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs

25.5

Harris to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run

25.6

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, flicking off the legs behind square

End of over 26 (5 runs) Pakistan 109/2
Ijaz Ahmed    30* (37b)      CZ Harris    2-0-8-0
Abdul Razzaq    26* (75b 3x4)      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

End of over 27 (8 runs) Pakistan 117/2
Ijaz Ahmed    35* (42b)      CL Cairns    4-0-18-0
Abdul Razzaq    27* (76b 3x4)      CZ Harris    2-0-8-0

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

27.3

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, not the best of sweeps, one handed, with a bit of a top edge

27.4

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

27.5

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, covers again, no shortage of singles to be scored off Harris

27.6

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

End of over 28 (9 runs) Pakistan 126/2
Abdul Razzaq    33* (80b 4x4)      CZ Harris    3-0-17-0
Ijaz Ahmed    37* (44b)      CL Cairns    4-0-18-0

28.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run

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

28.4

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, deflecting off the face of the bat, down to the 3rd man

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

28.6

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, flicking in front of the square leg

End of over 29 (4 runs) Pakistan 130/3
Ijaz Ahmed    40* (47b)      GR Larsen    6-0-23-0
Inzamam-ul-Haq    1* (1b)      CZ Harris    3-0-17-0

29.1

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run

29.2

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, defending away into the off side

29.3

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run

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

End of over 30 (2 runs) Pakistan 132/3
Inzamam-ul-Haq    2* (4b)      CZ Harris    4-0-19-0
Ijaz Ahmed    41* (50b)      GR Larsen    6-0-23-0

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

30.3

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 2 runs, easily worked thru the forward square leg, fielded in the deep

30.4

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, ball trickles away towards the square leg, fielded at the umpire's toes

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

30.6

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run

End of over 31 (5 runs) Pakistan 137/3
Ijaz Ahmed    44* (53b)      GR Larsen    7-0-28-0
Inzamam-ul-Haq    4* (7b)      CZ Harris    4-0-19-0

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

31.3

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, outside the off stump, to the keeper

31.4

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, down the leg side, flicks the pad, big appeal from Parore, but Francis actually gets it right and calls not out

31.5

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run

31.6

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

End of over 32 (4 runs) Pakistan 141/3
Inzamam-ul-Haq    7* (10b)      CZ Harris    5-0-23-0
Ijaz Ahmed    45* (56b)      GR Larsen    7-0-28-0

32.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, lazy dab towards the cover point

32.2

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

32.3

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

32.4

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, zipping thru to the keeper, past the outside egde

32.5

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, turns some soft defence off the stumsp and to the mdi wicket

32.6

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, angling into the pad, Ijaz misisng with a flamboyant stroke to some region, we'll never know where

End of over 33 (2 runs) Pakistan 143/3
Ijaz Ahmed    46* (60b)      GR Larsen    8-0-30-0
Inzamam-ul-Haq    8* (12b)      CZ Harris    5-0-23-0

33.1

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

33.2

Harris to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, working it behind square, leaning forward and defending

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

Match State: Drinks

End of over 34 (8 runs) Pakistan 151/3
Inzamam-ul-Haq    15* (17b 1x4)      CZ Harris    6-0-31-0
Ijaz Ahmed    47* (61b)      GR Larsen    8-0-30-0

34.1

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 4 leg byes, glancing down to the fine leg fence, rather missing the glance

34.2

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run

34.3

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, no run, worked back to the bowler

34.4

Larsen to Ijaz Ahmed, 1 run, glancing around the corner again

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

last ball beating him nicely with a bit of pace and bounce

End of over 35 (7 runs) Pakistan 158/3
Inzamam-ul-Haq    15* (19b 1x4)      GR Larsen    9-0-31-0
Ijaz Ahmed    48* (65b)      CZ Harris    6-0-31-0

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

incredibly not a single boundary in that 50 from Ijaz, probably a first for this tournament

End of over 36 (5 runs) Pakistan 163/3
Ijaz Ahmed    51* (68b)      NJ Astle    1-0-5-0
Inzamam-ul-Haq    16* (22b 1x4)      GR Larsen    9-0-31-0

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

I'd prefer to credit Inzamam with that run out rather than Harris, but this scoring software will only accept a member of the fielding team

36.3

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run

36.4

Larsen to Saleem Malik, 1 run

36.5

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run

36.6

Larsen to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs

and that finishes another Memorable Gavin Larsen Bowling Stint (tm)

End of over 37 (4 runs) Pakistan 167/4
Inzamam-ul-Haq    19* (27b 1x4)      GR Larsen    10-0-35-0
Saleem Malik    1* (1b)      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

End of over 38 (8 runs) Pakistan 175/4
Inzamam-ul-Haq    20* (28b 1x4)      NJ Astle    2-0-10-0
Saleem Malik    5* (6b 1x4)      GR Larsen    10-0-35-0

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

smiles and apologies all round, there'll be no Barbadian reaction today

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

End of over 39 (5 runs) Pakistan 180/5
Moin Khan    0* (1b)      GI Allott    7-0-38-3
Inzamam-ul-Haq    22* (30b 1x4)      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

End of over 40 (7 runs) Pakistan 187/5
Moin Khan    6* (6b 1x4)      NJ Astle    3-0-17-0
Inzamam-ul-Haq    23* (31b 1x4)      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

End of over 41 (11 runs) Pakistan 198/5
Inzamam-ul-Haq    26* (34b 1x4)      GI Allott    8-0-48-3
Moin Khan    11* (9b 2x4)      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

End of over 42 (3 runs) Pakistan 201/5
Inzamam-ul-Haq    28* (37b 1x4)      NJ Astle    4-0-20-0
Moin Khan    12* (12b 2x4)      GI Allott    8-0-48-3

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

42.4

Harris to Moin Khan, 1 run

42.5

Harris to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR

42.6

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

End of over 43 (14 runs) Pakistan 215/5
Inzamam-ul-Haq    41* (42b 3x4)      CZ Harris    7-0-45-0
Moin Khan    13* (13b 2x4)      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

End of over 44 (8 runs) Pakistan 223/6
Wasim Akram    0* (1b)      NJ Astle    5-0-27-1
Inzamam-ul-Haq    42* (43b 3x4)      CZ Harris    7-0-45-0

44.1

Harris to Wasim Akram, no run, dabbing and missing outside the off stump, thru to the keeper

44.2

Harris to Wasim Akram, no run

44.3

Harris to Wasim Akram, no run

44.4

Harris to Wasim Akram, 1 run, easy on drive, Allott fields in the deep

44.5

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

44.6

Harris to Wasim Akram, no run, playing and missing outside the off stump, thru to the keeper

End of over 45 (2 runs) Pakistan 225/6
Wasim Akram    1* (6b)      CZ Harris    8-0-47-0
Inzamam-ul-Haq    43* (44b 3x4)      NJ Astle    5-0-27-1

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

End of over 46 (2 runs) Pakistan 227/7
Azhar Mahmood    1* (4b)      CL Cairns    5-0-20-1
Inzamam-ul-Haq    44* (45b 3x4)      CZ Harris    8-0-47-0

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

End of over 47 (6 runs) Pakistan 233/7
Inzamam-ul-Haq    45* (48b 3x4)      GI Allott    9-0-54-3
Azhar Mahmood    6* (7b 1x4)      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

End of over 48 (12 runs) Pakistan 245/7
Azhar Mahmood    7* (8b 1x4)      CL Cairns    6-0-32-1
Inzamam-ul-Haq    56* (53b 4x4)      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

End of over 49 (10 runs) Pakistan 255/8
     GI Allott    10-0-64-4
Inzamam-ul-Haq    59* (55b 4x4)      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

End of over 50 (14 runs) Pakistan 269/8
Inzamam-ul-Haq    73* (61b 7x4)      CL Cairns    7-0-46-1
Saqlain Mushtaq    0* (0b)      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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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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