NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 1st match

England v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 108 runs

12.1

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, flicked off his legs to deep square

12.2

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, no run, played off his backfoot to cover

12.3

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, off his backfoot a bit uppishly to third man

12.4

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, no run, a good drive and a better save by Collingwood zAat extra cover

12.5

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, no run, to cover

12.6

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, no run, leans back and slashes it to point

Pakistan 48/1   MA Ealham 1-0-3-0

14.1

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushed to cover

14.2

Ealham to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, edged going for a drive, but was just wide of the solitary slip

14.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, defnend to the off, ball drops at his feet

14.4

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, waits and turns it to square leg

14.5

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, OUT, a run out coming up, direct throw from point

Abdul Razzaq run out 9 (29m 24b 1x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

14.6

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

Pakistan 56/2   MA Ealham 2-0-5-0

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

16.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, outside off

16.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, comes forward and defends to the off

16.4

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, forward again, to cover

16.5

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, tries to force it to point, straight to Hollioake

16.6

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, hops and pushes it to mid on

Pakistan 63/2   MA Ealham 3-0-7-0

18.1

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

18.2

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, edged to third man

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   MA Ealham 4-0-10-0

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   MA Ealham 5-0-11-0

22.1

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, SIX, a gentle looking flick it seems. sat up to be sent over mid wicket

22.2

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, edged driving to cover, runs to third man

22.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, comes forward to defend

22.4

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, turned off his body to fine leg

22.5

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

22.6

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, comes forward to defend

Pakistan 96/2   MA Ealham 6-0-23-0

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

28.5

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, comes forward and defends

28.6

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, defends it forward

Pakistan 125/2   MA Ealham 7-0-24-0

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

30.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, SIX, stayed in his crease and an effortless hit over the long on rope

30.4

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, cut to point

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   MA Ealham 8-0-32-0

36.1

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, outside off, driven to cover, as Saeed looks far more comfortable now

36.2

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to mid off

36.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, driven into the covers, thinks of a run but sent back by Inz

36.4

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, prodded to cover again

36.5

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to mid off

36.6

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, a good diving save by Mullally at square leg off a pull

Pakistan 173/2   MA Ealham 9-0-33-0

38.1

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 2 leg byes, ran to fine leg, an appeal too declined

38.2

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to point

38.3

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, worked to deep mid wicket

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

38.6

Ealham to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed back

Pakistan 190/2   MA Ealham 10-0-35-0
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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