ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 1st semi final

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 9 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

46.5

Wasim Akram to Nash, 1 wide, and another wide, to push the extras up to god know how many

46.5

Wasim Akram to Nash, 1 wide, and another one, Wasim determined to have Pakistan chasing a good target

46.5

Wasim Akram to Nash, no run

46.6

Wasim Akram to Nash, no run

New Zealand 213/7   DJ Nash 0* (2b)

47.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Nash, no run

47.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Nash, no run, squared up a little, defended to Wasim at extra cover

47.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Nash, no run, defended outside the off stump, played to the cover fielder, fine batting in the 48th over

47.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Nash, no run, excellent ball on the off stump, yorker, can't blame the batsman for having to defend that one

New Zealand 218/7   DJ Nash 0* (6b)

48.4

Wasim Akram to Nash, 1 run, working it down to the 3rd man, Nash finally off the mark, possibly thru the intervention of a higher power

48.6

Wasim Akram to Nash, 1 wide, and extras now hit a disgraceful 47, beating the score of Twose

48.6

Wasim Akram to Nash, no run, outside the off stump and to the keeper

New Zealand 229/7   DJ Nash 1* (8b)

49.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Nash, FOUR, using his feet and crashes an off drive, to the long off boundary, excellent shot

49.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Nash, 1 run, stepping back and pushing behind point, no time for a second no matter what Nash thinks

New Zealand 239/7   DJ Nash 6* (10b 1x4)
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

Jun 17, 1999

Saeed Anwar acknowledges applause for his century, New Zealand v Pakistan, 1st semi-final, World Cup, Old Trafford, June 16, 1999

Saeed Anwar acknowledges applause for his century

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Jun 16, 1999

Shoaib Akhtar grabs a wicket, 1st semi-final: New Zealand v Pakistan, World Cup, Manchester, June 16, 1999

Shoaib Akhtar grabs a wicket

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