NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 1st match

England v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 108 runs

14.6

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, steers it to third man

Pakistan 56/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 1* (1b)

15.1

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, on the pads, an appeal, had pitched outside off but missing leg

15.2

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, to cover

15.3

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed back

15.4

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, tries a pull, on his thigh runs to point

15.5

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, flicked to fine leg

Pakistan 57/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 2* (6b)

16.1

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to point

16.2

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, tried to turn it to leg, gets a leading edge to third man

Pakistan 62/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 3* (8b)

17.1

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, turned to forward square leg

17.3

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, beaten, prodding outside off

17.4

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, does the same outside off, connects to point

17.5

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, pulls but a bottom edge to leg

Pakistan 67/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 5* (12b)

18.1

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, turned to fine leg

18.3

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, back to the bowler

18.4

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to short leg

18.5

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to point

18.6

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, hoiked in the air, mistimed pull, falls in an empty area around deep mid wicket

Pakistan 72/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 7* (17b)

19.1

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 3 runs, well timed to deep mid wicket, almost get to the rope, Trescothick dives to stop it

19.5

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, edged to third man

Pakistan 79/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 11* (19b)

20.1

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, to gully

20.2

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, on the pads then bat but outside the line of off stump. declined

20.3

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, a mixed up call again, almost gets Anwar run out at the bowlers end

20.4

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, dropped by Stewart, edged onto his pads and it dipped down, touching Stewarts gloves

20.5

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, to mid wicket

20.6

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, steered to third man

Pakistan 80/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 12* (25b)

21.1

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 leg bye

21.6

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, on his pads after an inside edge trying to force it to legg

Pakistan 84/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 12* (27b)

22.5

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, chopped down deftly to third man

Pakistan 96/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 13* (28b)

23.1

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover

23.2

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, defends outside off

23.3

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover

23.4

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, defends and ball drops down and an altercation starts, Inz thinks he was pushed or insulted and wants to argue, then a handhake, possibly a word was exchanged

23.5

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, to point

23.6

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, steered to third man

Pakistan 97/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 14* (34b)

24.1

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 wide, down the legside, a sweep misses

24.1

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, a full toss slammed through cover

24.2

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, pulls a long hop over the square leg rope, fifty partnership up

24.3

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to mid wicket

24.4

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, flighted and on the stumps, pushed back

24.5

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, rushes out and drives along the ground to long off

Pakistan 107/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 23* (39b 2x4)

25.3

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, chopped to backward point, a fine diving save by Hollioake

25.4

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, on the thigh to gully

25.5

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, cut to Hollioake at point again, half stops it saving more runs

Pakistan 110/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 24* (42b 2x4)

26.1

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, swept to fine leg

26.5

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, to cover

26.6

Vaughan to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, turned to mid on

Pakistan 116/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 25* (45b 2x4)

27.3

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed formly to cover

27.4

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, a push of the bat and it runs to the cover sweper

27.6

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, turned very square

Pakistan 124/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 27* (48b 2x4)

28.1

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, outside off, plays and misses

28.2

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, turned to mid on

28.3

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, turned to mid wicket

28.4

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, prodded to cover

Pakistan 125/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 28* (52b 2x4)

29.1

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover, he is a medium paced bowler

29.2

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, cut cum push, had to rush to get another go at Collingwood

29.3

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, driven over the top, a good one over his head

29.4

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, to long off

Pakistan 132/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 35* (56b 3x4)

30.1

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to the off

30.2

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, chopped to third man

30.5

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, defends it back

30.6

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, comes forward and pushes at it

Pakistan 140/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 36* (60b 3x4)

31.2

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, short ball, pulled to mid wicket, a one bouncer over the rope

31.3

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, over the top of midwicket, off a short ball

31.4

Collingwood to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, a typical lazy looking cover push, but was not really a lazy person

Pakistan 151/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 45* (63b 5x4)

32.1

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, heaved over square leg, a fine diving effort by Vaughan saves the four

32.2

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, steered to third man, 100 partnership up

32.3

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, turned to mid wicket and Inz has another fifty

32.5

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, flicked to deep mid wicket

Pakistan 158/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 51* (67b 5x4)

33.1

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover

33.2

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, a push to the cover gap

33.5

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, outside off, had a huge drive, missed

33.6

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, off his pads to long on

Pakistan 164/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 53* (71b 5x4)

34.1

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, driven but a thick edge to mid on, almost a yorker, 83.6mph

34.2

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 no ball

34.2

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover

34.3

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, turned to fine leg

34.5

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, pushed to cover

34.6

Gough to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, beaten outside off, trying to chop it to third man

Pakistan 167/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 54* (77b 5x4)

35.2

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, driven into the cover gap, sweeper has to run, was uppish

35.4

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, turned to leg

35.5

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, a very straight on drive

Pakistan 171/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 56* (80b 5x4)

37.2

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, prodded to point

37.3

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, in the air driven just wide og mid off

37.4

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, to cover

37.5

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, smashed to wide mid on, imperiously

37.6

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, slower ball pushed into the covers

Pakistan 182/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 64* (85b 7x4)

38.4

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 4 byes, a straight one, beats a pull, beats Stewart

38.5

Ealham to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, a yorker pushed to deep cover

Pakistan 190/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 65* (87b 7x4)

39.1

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 2 runs, has a go outside off, sliced to deep point falls short of third man

39.2

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, away it goes one bounce over the rope at wide mid off

39.3

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, FOUR, the full toss, flicked to backward square

39.4

Hollioake to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, driven to long off

Pakistan 201/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 76* (91b 9x4)

40.1

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, pushed to long off

40.4

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, pushed to long off

Pakistan 204/2   Inzamam-ul-Haq 78* (93b 9x4)

41.5

Mullally to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 run, slower ball, one handed drive to long off

Pakistan 208/3   Inzamam-ul-Haq 79* (94b 9x4)

42.2

Cork to Inzamam-ul-Haq, OUT, drives a bit of a slice in it, Trescothick makes ground to hold a nice low catch

Inzamam-ul-Haq c Trescothick b Cork 79 (116m 95b 9x4 0x6) SR: 83.15

Pakistan 210/4   Inzamam-ul-Haq 79 (95b 9x4)
Tournament Results
Australia v Pakistan at Lord's - Jun 23, 2001
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 141 balls remaining)
England v Australia at The Oval - Jun 21, 2001
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 119 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Nottingham - Jun 19, 2001
Pakistan won by 36 runs
England v Pakistan at Leeds - Jun 17, 2001
Pakistan awarded the match (opposition conceded)
Australia v Pakistan at Chester-le-Street - Jun 16, 2001
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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Photos

Jun 10, 2001

Waqar Younis gives Marcus Trescothick a send off, 1st ODI at Edgbaston, 7 June 2001.

Waqar Younis gives Marcus Trescothick a send off

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Jun 10, 2001

Shoaib Malik leaps in the air taking a sensational catch  dismissing Alec Stewart, 1st ODI at Edgbaston, 7 June 2001.

Shoaib Malik leaps in the air taking a sensational catch dismissing Alec Stewart

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