ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 29th match, Group B

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Bangladesh won by 62 runs

Players are on the field get set for a match between Erstwhile East Pakistan and West Pakistan Waqar to open the bowling Pak has both the spearheads today

0.1

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, straight on, thro to keeper

0.2

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, down the legs, turned to sq leg

0.3

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, quicker one, straight on, played back to bowler

0.4

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, swinging away from off, left alone

0.5

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run

0.6

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, slower one, comeing onto to bat, tapped to point, and a maiden to start with

Akhtar to bowl now

End of over 1 (maiden) Bangladesh 0/0
Shahriar Hossain    0* (6b)      Waqar Younis    1-1-0-0
Mehrab Hossain    0* (0b)     

1.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched short, swinging away, attempts for a pull shot, misses

1.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, 2 runs, pitched in, loose ball, well driven past covers, ijaz gives it a chase

Akhtar seems to have difficulty near the crease for his runup Groundsman bringing in sawdust to be put on near the crease Its pretty overcast here, with little humidity around

1.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched short outside off, shooting up, left thro to keeper

1.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched short again outside off, swinging way outside off, left alone

1.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched in, swinging away, shud have been a wide

1.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, bouncer, bends down trying to guard himself, goes past his head to keeper

End of over 2 (2 runs) Bangladesh 2/0
Mehrab Hossain    2* (6b)      Shoaib Akhtar    1-0-2-0
Shahriar Hossain    0* (6b)      Waqar Younis    1-1-0-0

2.1

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, straight on outside off, late movement for the ball, trying to play it along the line, misses

2.2

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, and another one

2.3

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, FOUR, quicker one, swinging in, well driven past mid off, perfectly timed, and a pretty slow outfield

2.4

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, pitched short, left alone

2.5

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, FOUR, swinging down the legs, bad ball, sweet timing of the ball, and worked it away to deep sq leg, a wristy shot, 2 bounce to the fence

2.6

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, deceptive one outside off, beating the batsman, thro to keeper

End of over 3 (8 runs) Bangladesh 10/0
Shahriar Hossain    8* (12b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    2-1-8-0
Mehrab Hossain    2* (6b)      Shoaib Akhtar    1-0-2-0

3.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, 1 no ball, bouncer, goign way above the head, and no ball called

3.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, swinging away from off, tried to cut, misses, thro to keeper

3.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, good pace, good movement in it, late swing, left alone

3.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, that one blinded the batsman, swung in heavily, hitting the waist guard

3.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched in, late swing beating the batsman, safe to keeper

3.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, slower one, goes on the backfoot, and played to point

3.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, slower one down the legs, turned away to midwicket

End of over 4 (1 run) Bangladesh 11/0
Mehrab Hossain    2* (13b)      Shoaib Akhtar    2-0-3-0
Shahriar Hossain    8* (12b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    2-1-8-0

4.1

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, quicker one, swinging in, top edge, dabs it down to Ijaz at point

4.2

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, 2 runs, pitched short turned away over the heads of cover fielders, slow outfield stops the ball from reaching the boundary

4.3

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, pushed to short covers, attempts for a single, Mehrab turns it down

4.4

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, slower one outside off, tried to cut it on the off, misses as it was above waist height

4.5

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, another slow one, deceptive late swing, and safe to moin

4.6

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, slower one down the legs, turned away to Akhtar at fine leg

End of over 5 (3 runs) Bangladesh 14/0
Shahriar Hossain    11* (18b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    3-1-11-0
Mehrab Hossain    2* (13b)      Shoaib Akhtar    2-0-3-0

5.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, fuller length, swinging in, outside edge to malik at third man

5.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched short, and played straight to anwar at covers

5.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, swinging way outside off, goes for a wild swing, misses

5.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, quicker one down the legs, played to mid on

5.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched short, ball keeping low, left alone

5.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, slower one, turned away to malik at third man region

End of over 6 (2 runs) Bangladesh 16/0
Mehrab Hossain    3* (18b)      Shoaib Akhtar    3-0-5-0
Shahriar Hossain    12* (19b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    3-1-11-0

6.1

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, no run, straight on, getting a bit of late swing in that, safe to moin

6.2

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, no run, straight on, tighter length, played back to bowler

6.3

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, no run, swinging in down the legs, takes it on the pads

6.4

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, no run, slower one, ball keeping low, tapped to covers

6.5

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, no run, quicker one, played down the pitch

6.6

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, swinging in, goes on the back foot, playing the shot away from body and turned to third man

End of over 7 (1 run) Bangladesh 17/0
Mehrab Hossain    4* (24b)      Waqar Younis    4-1-12-0
Shahriar Hossain    12* (19b 2x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    3-0-5-0

7.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, that one zoomed in, late swing beating the batsman, thro to keeper

7.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, 1 wide, swinging down the legs, and wide called

7.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, straight on, fuller length, played back to bowler

7.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, slower one, straight on, bends down and tapped to midwicket

7.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, swinging down the legs, tapped to midwicket for a quick single

big support for Pak and Bdesh out here

7.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, 1 no ball, bouncer ducks under it

7.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, pitched short, shooting up, played it at chest level to third man

7.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched outside off, late swing, tried to cut, misses

End of over 8 (4 runs) Bangladesh 21/0
Mehrab Hossain    5* (29b)      Shoaib Akhtar    4-0-9-0
Shahriar Hossain    13* (21b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    4-1-12-0

8.1

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, FOUR, down the legs, and smacked away to deep midwicket region, cracking shot

8.2

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run, slower one, late swing, pitched up outside off, thick edge, drops jus short of moin, and well fielded by Inzi at 1st slip

8.3

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, no run

8.4

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, 1 wide, down the legs, goes for a wild swing, misses

8.4

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, 2 runs, pitched down the legs, tucked away to Akhtar at fine leg

8.5

Waqar Younis to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, pitched away from off, goes on the back foot, and played to deep backward point

8.6

Waqar Younis to Mehrab Hossain, no run, turned away to Ijaz at point

End of over 9 (8 runs) Bangladesh 29/0
Mehrab Hossain    5* (30b)      Waqar Younis    5-1-20-0
Shahriar Hossain    20* (26b 3x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    4-0-9-0

9.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, no run, slower one outside off, left alone

9.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, 2 runs, swinging in, fuller length, goes for a big hit, bottom edge, up in the air, and drops short of malik at third man

9.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, no run, swinging down the legs, turned to sq leg

9.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, no run, pitched in, goes jus above the stumps

9.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, no run, outside off, thro to keeper

9.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Shahriar Hossain, no run

bowling change: Akram on

End of over 10 (2 runs) Bangladesh 31/0
Shahriar Hossain    22* (32b 3x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    5-0-11-0
Mehrab Hossain    5* (30b)      Waqar Younis    5-1-20-0

10.1

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, 1 wide, pitched way outside off, and wide called

10.1

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched short, shooting up, hitting him on the waist guard

10.2

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, no run

10.3

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, pitched outside off, turned away to third man

10.4

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, deceptive one swinging in, takes it on the top of his pads, big appeal from akram, umpire turns it down

10.5

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, swinging down the legs, slower one, flicked away to fine leg

10.6

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, no run, tighter one, beating the batsman, thro to keeper

Azhar Mahmood onto bowl

End of over 11 (3 runs) Bangladesh 34/0
Mehrab Hossain    6* (34b)      Wasim Akram    1-0-3-0
Shahriar Hossain    23* (34b 3x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    5-0-11-0

11.1

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, no run, swinging in, goes forward, oin the pads, was certainly outside the line

11.2

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, 2 runs, down the legs, slower one, flicked away to deep backward sq leg

11.3

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, no run

11.4

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, 5 wides, pitched way down the legs, and welcome runs for Bdesh

11.4

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, no run, pitched way outside off, swinging away, thro to keeper

11.5

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, no run

11.6

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, 2 runs, outside off, hoisted away to deep covers, drops dead near the boundary

End of over 12 (9 runs) Bangladesh 43/0
Shahriar Hossain    27* (40b 3x4)      Azhar Mahmood    1-0-9-0
Mehrab Hossain    6* (34b)      Wasim Akram    1-0-3-0

12.1

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, no run

12.2

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, no run

12.3

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, 1 wide, swinging down the legs

12.3

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, no run, pitched in, goes on the back foot, and turned to point

12.4

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, pitched short, quicker one, cut away to third man

12.5

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run

12.6

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, 1 wide, and wides galore

12.6

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, deceptive one outside off, beating the batsman, and safe to moin

End of over 13 (3 runs) Bangladesh 46/0
Shahriar Hossain    27* (42b 3x4)      Wasim Akram    2-0-6-0
Mehrab Hossain    7* (38b)      Azhar Mahmood    1-0-9-0

13.1

Azhar Mahmood to Mehrab Hossain, no run, things getting bogged down here at the moment

13.2

Azhar Mahmood to Mehrab Hossain, 1 wide, pitched way outside off, erratic bowling from Pak

13.2

Azhar Mahmood to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, pitched in, moves his body, playing it across the line to fine leg

13.3

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, no run

13.4

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, no run, thro to keeper

13.5

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, FOUR, pitched in, opening the face of the bat, played on the rise and thro to long on boundary

13.6

Azhar Mahmood to Shahriar Hossain, FOUR, and Bangladesh are opening up, well driven shot past covers

End of over 14 (10 runs) Bangladesh 56/0
Shahriar Hossain    35* (46b 5x4)      Azhar Mahmood    2-0-19-0
Mehrab Hossain    8* (40b)      Wasim Akram    2-0-6-0

14.1

Wasim Akram to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, swinging in, outside edge to third man

14.2

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, played back to bowler

14.3

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, yorker length, digs it out to mid off

14.4

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, pitched short down the legs, turned away to sq leg

14.5

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, slower one, turned to Ijaz at point

14.6

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, pitched down the legs, turned to midwicket

Match State: Chai-Garam

End of over 15 (2 runs) Bangladesh 58/0
Shahriar Hossain    36* (51b 5x4)      Wasim Akram    3-0-8-0
Mehrab Hossain    9* (41b)      Azhar Mahmood    2-0-19-0

15.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, 1 wide, and opens hs bowling with a wide

15.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, down the legs, turned to sq leg

15.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mehrab Hossain, 1 wide, pitched jus down the legs, and wide called

15.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mehrab Hossain, 1 run, turned down to fine leg

15.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, 5 wides, another one down the legs, welcome runs again

15.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, turned to backward sq leg

15.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mehrab Hossain, 1 wide, OUT, turning down the legs, wide called, and moin removes the bails

Mehrab Hossain st †Moin Khan b Saqlain Mushtaq 9 (79m 42b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

15.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, turning in, played back to bowler

15.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run

15.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, played back to bwoler, and a good over from Saqlain

End of over 16 (11 runs) Bangladesh 69/1
Akram Khan    0* (3b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    1-0-11-1
Shahriar Hossain    38* (53b 5x4)      Wasim Akram    3-0-8-0

16.1

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, no run, pitched up down the legs, hits him on the rib cage

16.2

Wasim Akram to Shahriar Hossain, 1 run, outside off, cut away to third man

16.3

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run

16.4

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, pitched down the legs again, shud have been a wide

16.5

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, slower one, swinging in, deceptive one, takes it on the pads

16.6

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, full toss, turned away to Ijaz at sq leg

End of over 17 (1 run) Bangladesh 70/1
Akram Khan    0* (7b)      Wasim Akram    4-0-9-0
Shahriar Hossain    39* (55b 5x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    1-0-11-1

17.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, no run

17.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, no run, turning in, rapped on the pads, big appeal, umpire turns it down

17.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, no run, nice one there, turning away from legs, pushed to midwicket

17.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Shahriar Hossain, OUT, turning down the legs, goes for the sweep, on the back foot, half hearted appeal from saqlain and given out

Shahriar Hossain lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq 39 (102m 60b 5x4 0x6) SR: 65.00

17.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run, turning in, on the pads again, and survives

17.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, 2 runs, pitched outside off, turning away, goes on the back foot, ball moving away from body, and cut away to third man

End of over 18 (2 runs) Bangladesh 72/2
Aminul Islam    2* (2b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    2-0-13-2
Akram Khan    0* (7b)      Wasim Akram    4-0-9-0

18.1

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, pitched in, late inswinger, narrowly missing the stumps

18.2

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, (no ball) 2 runs, pitched outside off, coming at chest height, hammered away to deep covers, anwar gives it a chase from cover point region

18.2

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, swinging down the legs, thro to keeper

18.3

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, slower one, dabs it to sq leg

18.4

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, pitched way outside off, swinging away, moin goes all the way to 2nd slip to gather the ball

18.5

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run

18.6

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, 1 run, swinging down the legs, turned away to Akhtar at fine leg

End of over 19 (4 runs) Bangladesh 76/2
Akram Khan    3* (14b)      Wasim Akram    5-0-13-0
Aminul Islam    2* (2b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    2-0-13-2

19.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, straight on, fuller length, played back to bowler

19.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, pitched down the legs, thro to keeper, and Bangladesh inching their way forward

19.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, slower one, tapped to silly point

19.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run

19.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, turning down the legs, goes forward and played to midwicket

19.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, and another maiden

End of over 20 (maiden) Bangladesh 76/2
Akram Khan    3* (20b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    3-1-13-2
Aminul Islam    2* (2b)      Wasim Akram    5-0-13-0

20.1

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, no run

20.2

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, no run

20.3

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, no run, fuller length, swinging away from off, thro to keeper

20.4

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, no run, quicker one down the legs, turned to sq leg

20.5

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, 1 wide

20.5

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, 1 wide

20.5

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, no run

20.6

Wasim Akram to Aminul Islam, (no ball) 1 run, siwnging down the legs, flicked away to fine leg

20.6

Wasim Akram to Akram Khan, no run, tapped to point, a poor show so far from Bangladesh

Sacklane to continue

End of over 21 (4 runs) Bangladesh 80/2
Akram Khan    3* (21b)      Wasim Akram    6-0-17-0
Aminul Islam    3* (8b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    3-1-13-2

21.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run, quicker one down the legs, turned to midwicket, Ijaz fumbles there

21.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, FOUR, straight on, played forward to long on region

21.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run

21.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, 1 wide, another wide down the legs

21.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run

21.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run, playe forward

21.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run

End of over 22 (5 runs) Bangladesh 85/2
Aminul Islam    7* (14b 1x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    4-1-18-2
Akram Khan    3* (21b)      Wasim Akram    6-0-17-0

22.1

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, 2 runs, swinging down the legs, worked it away to long leg

22.2

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run

22.3

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, 1 run, turned away to third man

22.4

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, 1 run, turned to third man

22.5

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run

22.6

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, 1 run, swinging away from off, worked it to third man region

End of over 23 (5 runs) Bangladesh 90/2
Akram Khan    7* (26b)      Azhar Mahmood    3-0-24-0
Aminul Islam    8* (15b 1x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    4-1-18-2

23.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, 1 wide, turning way down the legs, and wide called

23.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run

23.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run

23.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, turned to Ijaz at backward sq leg

23.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run

23.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, tighter one, played back to bowler

23.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, FOUR, turning in, lofted hit, 1 bounce to long on fence

End of over 24 (5 runs) Bangladesh 95/2
Akram Khan    11* (32b 1x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    5-1-23-2
Aminul Islam    8* (15b 1x4)      Azhar Mahmood    3-0-24-0

24.1

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, no run, swinging in, takes it on the top flap

24.2

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, 1 run, swinging down the legs, flicked away to short fine leg, Akhtar charges down from the boundary, reducing it to a single

24.3

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run, pitched away from off, thro to keeper

24.4

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run, another one past the outside edge, safe to keeper

24.5

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run, goes forward, turned awat to Ijaz at point

24.6

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run

End of over 25 (1 run) Bangladesh 96/2
Akram Khan    11* (36b 1x4)      Azhar Mahmood    4-0-25-0
Aminul Islam    9* (17b 1x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    5-1-23-2

25.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run

25.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run, turning down the legs, goes for a sweep, misses

25.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, no run

25.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Aminul Islam, 1 run, turned down to fine legs, backward short leg fielder misfields causing mahmood to come in all the way from the boundary

25.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run

25.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Akram Khan, no run, worked it away on the onside

End of over 26 (1 run) Bangladesh 97/2
Akram Khan    11* (38b 1x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    6-1-24-2
Aminul Islam    10* (21b 1x4)      Azhar Mahmood    4-0-25-0

26.1

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, no run, pitched short, tried to play it across the line, inside edge to midwicket

26.2

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, FOUR, swinging down the legs, finding the gap this time, worked it away to deep midwicket, afridi gives it a chase to the boundary, but is unable to prevent it

26.3

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, no run

26.4

Azhar Mahmood to Aminul Islam, 1 run, swinging in, worked it away to third man

26.5

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run

26.6

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, 1 run, swinging down the legs, goes forward and turned to Akhtar at fine leg

bowling change: Afridi on

End of over 27 (6 runs) Bangladesh 103/2
Akram Khan    12* (40b 1x4)      Azhar Mahmood    5-0-31-0
Aminul Islam    15* (25b 2x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    6-1-24-2

27.1

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, (no ball) 2 runs, hammered away to deep covers

27.1

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, FOUR, pitched outside off, fine cut to third man boundary

27.2

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

27.3

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

27.4

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

27.5

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, 1 run, outside off, finding the gap thro covers, well placed

27.6

Shahid Afridi to Aminul Islam, no run

End of over 28 (8 runs) Bangladesh 111/2
Aminul Islam    15* (26b 2x4)      Shahid Afridi    1-0-8-0
Akram Khan    19* (46b 2x4)      Azhar Mahmood    5-0-31-0

28.1

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, FOUR, pitched short, oes for a big hit, outside edge over the head of 1st slip

28.2

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run

28.3

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run

28.4

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run, thro to keeper

28.5

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, FOUR, chrages down the wicket, and hammered away to long off

28.6

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, 1 wide, pitched way outside off, and wide called

28.6

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, no run, slower ball, left alone

End of over 29 (9 runs) Bangladesh 120/2
Akram Khan    27* (52b 4x4)      Azhar Mahmood    6-0-40-0
Aminul Islam    15* (26b 2x4)      Shahid Afridi    1-0-8-0

29.1

Shahid Afridi to Aminul Islam, OUT, pitched outside off, goes for a wild swing, inside edge to stumps

Aminul Islam b Shahid Afridi 15 (44m 26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 57.69

Pakistani fans celebrating in the stadium with fireworks

29.2

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, no run

29.3

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, no run

29.4

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, FOUR, on the half volley, driven thro covers

29.5

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, no run, goes forward at turned to point

29.6

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, no run, tossed up a bit outside off, turned to slips

End of over 30 (4 runs) Bangladesh 124/3
Naimur Rahman    4* (5b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    2-0-12-1
Akram Khan    27* (52b 4x4)      Azhar Mahmood    6-0-40-0

30.1

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, FOUR, pitched short outside off, cut away past point, perfectly timed

30.2

Azhar Mahmood to Akram Khan, 1 run, slower one outside off, ball keeping low, chipped to third man, 1st slip gets a hand on it

30.3

Azhar Mahmood to Naimur Rahman, no run

30.4

Azhar Mahmood to Naimur Rahman, 2 runs, outside off, pushed thor the covers, sloppy fielding there by anwar

30.5

Azhar Mahmood to Naimur Rahman, no run, driven forward straight to anwar at covers

30.6

Azhar Mahmood to Naimur Rahman, no run, slower balkl pitched way outside off, thro to keeper

End of over 31 (7 runs) Bangladesh 131/3
Naimur Rahman    6* (9b 1x4)      Azhar Mahmood    7-0-47-0
Akram Khan    32* (54b 5x4)      Shahid Afridi    2-0-12-1

31.1

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

31.2

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

31.3

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run, tries to cut, bottom edge

31.4

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, 2 runs, turning down the legs, worked it away to deep sq leg

31.5

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, 1 run, outside off, turned to thrd man for a quick single

31.6

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, no run, slower one, played straight back to bowler, and afridi drops a difficult catch

Match State: Refreshments

End of over 32 (3 runs) Bangladesh 134/3
Naimur Rahman    6* (10b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    3-0-15-1
Akram Khan    35* (59b 5x4)      Azhar Mahmood    7-0-47-0

32.1

Waqar Younis to Akram Khan, 1 run, steered to thirdman

32.2

Waqar Younis to Naimur Rahman, no run, on the off, pushed to backward point

32.3

Waqar Younis to Naimur Rahman, 1 run, swinging in, fuller length, driven to mid off for a quick single

32.4

Waqar Younis to Akram Khan, 1 run, slower one outside off, tapped to midwicket

32.5

Waqar Younis to Naimur Rahman, 1 run, swinging down the legs, goes on the back foot, and punches it to sq leg

32.6

Waqar Younis to Akram Khan, no run

End of over 33 (4 runs) Bangladesh 138/3
Akram Khan    37* (62b 5x4)      Waqar Younis    6-1-24-0
Naimur Rahman    8* (13b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    3-0-15-1

33.1

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, FOUR, turned away to fine leg

33.2

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, 1 run, played forward to mid off

33.3

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

33.4

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, no run

33.5

Shahid Afridi to Akram Khan, 1 run, turning down the legs, flicked away to backward sq leg

33.6

Shahid Afridi to Naimur Rahman, no run

End of over 34 (6 runs) Bangladesh 144/3
Naimur Rahman    13* (16b 2x4)      Shahid Afridi    4-0-21-1
Akram Khan    38* (65b 5x4)      Waqar Younis    6-1-24-0

34.1

Waqar Younis to Akram Khan, no run, quicker one down the legs, played forward to mid on

34.2

Waqar Younis to Akram Khan, FOUR, down the legs, pulled away to deep midwicket boundary, perfect timing, playing into the line of the ball

34.3

Waqar Younis to Akram Khan, OUT, going for the shot too early, tried to play it on the onside, leading edge to akram at mid off

Akram Khan c Wasim Akram b Waqar Younis 42 (88m 66b 6x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

34.4

Waqar Younis to Naimur Rahman, no run, swinging down the legs, tighter one, takes it on the pads

34.5

Waqar Younis to Naimur Rahman, OUT, gem of a ball, swinging in, beating the batsman and uprooting the offstump

Naimur Rahman b Waqar Younis 13 (20m 20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 65.00

34.6

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, 2 runs, inswinging yorker, digs it out to deep midwicket

End of over 35 (6 runs) Bangladesh 150/5
Khaled Mahmud    2* (1b)      Waqar Younis    7-1-30-2
Minhajul Abedin    0* (0b)      Shahid Afridi    4-0-21-1

35.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Minhajul Abedin, 1 run, swinging in, inside edge to fine leg

35.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, FOUR, inswinging yorker, perfetly timed to deep midwicket

35.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, slower one down the legs, tapped to midwicket for a quick single

35.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Minhajul Abedin, 1 run, that one came in like a missile, managed to deflect it to third man

35.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, no run, pitched outside off, late swing , thro to keeper

35.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, FOUR, quicker one outside off, went pretty early for the shot, takes the bottom of his bat, and thro to long off boundary, wasim gives it a chase from mid off, and an unsuccessful dive at the boundary

End of over 36 (11 runs) Bangladesh 161/5
Khaled Mahmud    11* (5b 2x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    6-0-22-0
Minhajul Abedin    2* (2b)      Waqar Younis    7-1-30-2

36.1

Waqar Younis to Minhajul Abedin, no run, swinging in heavily, tappd to covers

36.2

Waqar Younis to Minhajul Abedin, 1 run, slower one down the legs, tapped to short midwicket for a quick single

36.3

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, no run, that one came in like a Stinger Missile from Paks Armoury, beating the batsman

36.4

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, slower one down the legs, tapped to midwicket

36.5

Waqar Younis to Minhajul Abedin, no run, quicker one down the legs, tapped to mid off

36.6

Waqar Younis to Minhajul Abedin, 1 run, slower one outside off, cut away to third man

End of over 37 (3 runs) Bangladesh 164/5
Minhajul Abedin    4* (6b)      Waqar Younis    8-1-33-2
Khaled Mahmud    12* (7b 2x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    6-0-22-0

37.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Minhajul Abedin, 1 run, outside off, opening the blade of his bat, and turned to third man

37.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, 2 runs, slower one down the legs, turned away to fine legs region

37.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, no run, another rocket from Akhtar, zooming straight to moin

37.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, 2 runs, attempted yorker outside off, digs it out to third man, and they dart for the second run

37.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, no run

37.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Khaled Mahmud, no run, defended to mid on

End of over 38 (5 runs) Bangladesh 169/5
Khaled Mahmud    16* (12b 2x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    7-0-27-0
Minhajul Abedin    5* (7b)      Waqar Younis    8-1-33-2

38.1

Waqar Younis to Minhajul Abedin, 1 run, turned to sq leg

38.2

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, no run

38.3

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, no run, tapped to mid on

38.4

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, quicker one outside off, cut away to deep backward point

38.5

Waqar Younis to Minhajul Abedin, 1 leg bye, swinging down the legs, came in pretty fast, on the pads, and moin dives to avoid a boundary

38.6

Waqar Younis to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, uppish one down the legs, turned away to sq leg

Azhar mahmood brought back on

End of over 39 (4 runs) Bangladesh 173/5
Khaled Mahmud    18* (16b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    9-1-36-2
Minhajul Abedin    6* (9b)      Shoaib Akhtar    7-0-27-0

39.1

Azhar Mahmood to Khaled Mahmud, no run

39.2

Azhar Mahmood to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, turned away to gully

39.3

Azhar Mahmood to Minhajul Abedin, FOUR, slower one outside off, waits for the ball to come onto his bat and cut away to third man region

39.4

Azhar Mahmood to Minhajul Abedin, no run, pitched short outside off, left alone

39.5

Azhar Mahmood to Minhajul Abedin, no run, pitched way outside off, wild swing, misses, and safe to moin

39.6

Azhar Mahmood to Minhajul Abedin, FOUR, outside off, goes for a cover drive, edged behind keeper, a welcome boundary indeed

bowling changeL Afridi on Wasim is shuffling his bowlers at this stage

End of over 40 (9 runs) Bangladesh 182/5
Minhajul Abedin    14* (13b 2x4)      Azhar Mahmood    8-0-56-0
Khaled Mahmud    19* (18b 2x4)      Waqar Younis    9-1-36-2

40.1

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, no run

40.2

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, no run, cut away straight to fielder at point

40.3

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, no run, pitched short, turning down the legs, played to shrt midwicket

40.4

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, no run, pitched short, there was practically no turn in it, on the pads, big appeal, umpire says no

40.5

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, 1 wide, turning way down the legs, and wide climb up

40.5

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, FOUR, pitched short outside off, cut away to deep backward point

40.6

Shahid Afridi to Khaled Mahmud, no run

End of over 41 (5 runs) Bangladesh 187/5
Khaled Mahmud    23* (24b 3x4)      Shahid Afridi    5-0-26-1
Minhajul Abedin    14* (13b 2x4)      Azhar Mahmood    8-0-56-0

41.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Minhajul Abedin, OUT, straight on, lobs it back to saqlain, pretty simple catch, literally threw away hs wicket, pretty bad shot

Minhajul Abedin c & b Saqlain Mushtaq 14 (27m 14b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

41.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mashud, 1 run

41.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mahmud, no run

41.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mahmud, no run

41.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mahmud, no run

41.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, hoisted away to deep midwicket

End of over 42 (2 runs) Bangladesh 189/6
Khaled Mahmud    24* (28b 3x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    7-1-26-3
Khaled Mashud    1* (1b)      Shahid Afridi    5-0-26-1

42.1

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mahmud, no run

42.2

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mahmud, no run, swinging down the legs, takes it on the pads

42.3

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mahmud, no run, yorker outside off, digs it out to covers

42.4

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mahmud, no run, slower one, leg cutter, left alone

42.5

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mahmud, 3 runs, down the legs, picked it away to deep midwicket

42.6

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, 1 wide, pitched way down the legs, and wides are on 26

42.6

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, 2 runs

End of over 43 (6 runs) Bangladesh 195/6
Khaled Mashud    3* (2b)      Wasim Akram    7-0-23-0
Khaled Mahmud    27* (33b 3x4)      Saqlain Mushtaq    7-1-26-3

43.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mahmud, OUT, charges down the wicket, misses it completely, and moin clips the bails

Khaled Mahmud st †Moin Khan b Saqlain Mushtaq 27 (36m 34b 3x4 0x6) SR: 79.41

43.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run, coming rounf the wicket for the left hander, pitched in, wild swing, misses

43.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run, played to covers

43.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, turned away to covers for a comfortable single

43.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mashud, no run

43.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mashud, 2 runs

End of over 44 (3 runs) Bangladesh 198/7
Khaled Mashud    5* (4b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    8-1-29-4
Mohammad Rafique    1* (3b)      Wasim Akram    7-0-23-0

44.1

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run

44.2

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run, reverse swing from akram, pitvhed outside off, and swinging in, moin mves to his right to gather it

44.3

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, 1 wide

44.3

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run

44.4

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run, swinging in, quicker one, tapped to covers

44.5

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run

44.6

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, (no ball) 1 run, turning away from off, cut away to backward point, and the 200 up for Bangladesh

44.6

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, no run

End of over 45 (3 runs) Bangladesh 201/7
Khaled Mashud    5* (5b)      Wasim Akram    8-0-26-0
Mohammad Rafique    2* (9b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    8-1-29-4

45.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run

45.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run

45.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run

45.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, outside off, pushed to covers

45.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, outside off, cut away to short third man

45.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run

End of over 46 (2 runs) Bangladesh 203/7
Mohammad Rafique    3* (14b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    9-1-31-4
Khaled Mashud    6* (6b)      Wasim Akram    8-0-26-0

46.1

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, no run, outside off, thro to keeper

46.2

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, no run, swinging away from off, wild swing, misses

46.3

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, (no ball) 1 run, pitched outside off, cut away to third man

46.3

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, 1 wide, pitched way outside off, and wides galore

46.3

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, slower one, swinging away from off, cut away to Akhtar at third man

46.4

Wasim Akram to Khaled Mashud, 1 leg bye, on the pads, big appeal from akram, umpire turns it down, overthrow results, costing a single

46.5

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run

46.6

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run, outside off, thro to keeper

End of over 47 (5 runs) Bangladesh 208/7
Mohammad Rafique    4* (17b)      Wasim Akram    9-0-30-0
Khaled Mashud    7* (10b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    9-1-31-4

47.1

Saqlain Mushtaq to Khaled Mashud, no run, pitched in, lofts it over to mid off, and safe in the hands of Akhtar

Khaled Mashud not out 15 (29m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

47.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run

47.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, 2 runs

47.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, no run

47.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run

47.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Niamur Rashid, 1 run, turning outside off, outside edge to backward point

Pak has crossed their allotted time limit

End of over 48 (4 runs) Bangladesh 212/8
Niamur Rashid    1* (1b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    10-1-35-5
Mohammad Rafique    7* (21b)      Wasim Akram    9-0-30-0

48.1

Wasim Akram to Niamur Rashid, OUT, swinging in, rapped on the pads, big appeal and given out

Niamur Rashid lbw b Wasim Akram 1 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

48.2

Wasim Akram to Shafiuddin Ahmed, 1 run, slower one outside off, cut away to tihrd man

48.3

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, FOUR, pitched short outside off, slashed away to backward point

48.4

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, 1 wide, swinging down the legs, and wide called

48.4

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run, straight on, tapped to midwicket, attempts for a single, Shafi turns it down

48.5

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, no run, inswinging yorker, digs it out to mid off

48.6

Wasim Akram to Mohammad Rafique, 1 leg bye, swinging down the legs, goes for a sweep, takes it on the pads, thro to fine leg

End of over 49 (7 runs) Bangladesh 219/9
Mohammad Rafique    11* (25b 1x4)      Wasim Akram    10-0-36-1
Shafiuddin Ahmed    1* (1b)      Saqlain Mushtaq    10-1-35-5

49.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, charges down the wicket, and slams it to mid on

49.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Shafiuddin Ahmed, 1 run, swinging in, almost yorker length, taps it to covers for a quick single

49.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Mohammad Rafique, no run, straight on, tried to play it on the onside, misses, thro to keeper

49.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, full toss down the legs, played to long on

49.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Shafiuddin Ahmed, 1 leg bye, yorker length down the legs, hitting the batsman on the foot

49.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Mohammad Rafique, no run, swinging way down the legs, tried to play it across the line, misses

and thats the end of the Bangladesh innings Match State: Supper Time Players are onto the field

End of over 50 (4 runs) Bangladesh 223/9
Mohammad Rafique    13* (29b 1x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    8-0-30-0
Shafiuddin Ahmed    2* (3b)      Wasim Akram    10-0-36-1
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May 17, 2000

31 May 1999: Shafiuddin Ahmed of Bangladesh celebrates the wicket of Ijaz Ahmed of Pakistan with wicketkeeper Khaled Masud during the match between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Group B of the Cricket World Cup at the County ground, Northampton. Mandatory Credit: Ross Kinnaird/ALLSPORT

The Bangladesh cricket team will be delighted if the other Test-playing nations follow Australia's lead and vote to support their application for Test match status at the next meeting of the International Cricket Council in June. ALLSPORT

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May 31, 1999

Saleem Malik bats, Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup, Northampton, 31 May 1999

Saleem Malik bats

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