ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 1st semi final

New Zealand v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 9 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

39.4

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, 1 leg bye

New Zealand 177/5   CZ Harris 0* (1b)

40.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, no run, pushing the cramped defence to the point fielder

40.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, 1 run, sweeping pull shot down towards the long leg

New Zealand 180/5   CZ Harris 1* (3b)

41.1

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, no run, pushing across the ball, to the point

41.2

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, 2 runs, dabs it Wasti at mid off, the needless throws hits the stumps and gives away the overthrow

41.3

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, 1 run, pushing into the covers for a quickie

41.5

Abdul Razzaq to Harris, 1 run

New Zealand 185/5   CZ Harris 5* (7b)

42.3

Wasim Akram to Harris, 2 runs, left handers plays across the line this time, pushing thru the square leg

42.4

Wasim Akram to Harris, 1 wide, down the leg side and to the keeper

42.4

Wasim Akram to Harris, 2 runs, flapping the bat at it, EDGED! just wide of the Moin, Saqlain gathers in the deep with a good slide

42.5

Wasim Akram to Harris, 1 leg bye, forward defence, into the pads, appeal, and a run

New Zealand 193/5   CZ Harris 9* (10b)

43.2

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, no run

43.3

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, no run

43.4

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, 2 runs, throwing the bat at it, actually turns into quite a smooth cover drive, lofting it over the covers and into the deep

43.5

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, no run

43.6

Saqlain Mushtaq to Harris, 2 runs, sweeping and lofting over the backward square leg

New Zealand 199/5   CZ Harris 13* (15b)

44.4

Wasim Akram to Harris, no run

44.5

Wasim Akram to Harris, 1 run

New Zealand 205/5   CZ Harris 14* (17b)

45.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Harris, 2 runs, pushing the bat at it, controlled thick edge to one of the less athletic fielders at 3rd man

45.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Harris, no run, defends on the off side, towards the mid off

45.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Harris, no run

45.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Harris, OUT, around the wicket, slow ball, Harris with little nouss about what that was doing, was trying to sling it onto the on side, Shoaib hits the leg stump once again

CZ Harris b Shoaib Akhtar 16 (26m 21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 76.19

New Zealand 209/6   CZ Harris 16 (21b)
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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