NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 1st match

England v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 108 runs

0.2

Gough to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, turned off his hips to backward square

Pakistan 2/0   Shahid Afridi 1* (1b)

1.1

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, no run, loosener outside off, left alone, 2 slips in

1.2

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, no run, reaches for it as it leaves him stranded, got some good bounce too

1.3

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, no run, nearly edged as it left him, seamed away to the off, Afridi does a good pretense at leaving it, was beaten

1.4

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, no run, on the pads, seamed away too, beaten

1.5

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, a push to off, then a scramble, in by an inch, the rebound off the direct hit gets them another

1.6

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, no run, plays and misses, a good over for his opening spell

Pakistan 8/0   Shahid Afridi 3* (7b)

2.4

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run, loud appeal, a bit high and maybe some bat too, declined

2.5

Gough to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, edged trying a hook, flies over the slips

2.6

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run, pushed to square leg

Pakistan 13/0   Shahid Afridi 7* (10b 1x4)

3.2

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, FOUR

3.3

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs

3.4

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, FOUR

3.5

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, no run

3.6

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, 1 run

Pakistan 25/0   Shahid Afridi 18* (15b 3x4)

4.1

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run

4.2

Gough to Shahid Afridi, FOUR

4.3

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run

4.4

Gough to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs

4.5

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run

4.6

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run

Pakistan 31/0   Shahid Afridi 24* (21b 4x4)

6.1

Gough to Shahid Afridi, no run, pushed to mid off

6.2

Gough to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, steered to thrid man

Pakistan 32/0   Shahid Afridi 25* (23b 4x4)

7.3

Mullally to Shahid Afridi, OUT, an airy drive to mid off, a well judged take by Ealaham

Shahid Afridi c Ealham b Mullally 25 (31m 24b 4x4 0x6) SR: 104.16

Pakistan 34/1   Shahid Afridi 25 (24b 4x4)
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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