NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 2nd match

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)

Match State: Match scheduled to start at 10.45 local time (9.45 gmt) Good Morning all from ecb.co.uk and cricinfo.com for the live commentary for ODI2 of the Australia v Pakistan match from Cardiff We have a resurgent Pakistan taking on Australia who have not been very impressive in their warm-up games Brett Lee has been selected by Australia for this match, should be fun and exciting to see how he does Looks like a hard wicket with a bit of grass and toss won by Waqar and batting, wanting to put some runs on says Waqar Wasim with a sore shoulder out and replaced by Shoaib Akhtar We seem all set on a bright day at Cardiff as the crowd still trying to get in, what contest coming up, hang on folk Pak openers coming out Wow we have the two worlds fastest bowlers on today Is McGrath for the opening over Bowling to Saeed Anwar

0.1

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to mid wicket bowling from round the wicket

0.2

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushes it to cover

0.3

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, turned to deep backward square leg

0.4

McGrath to Shahid Afridi, no run, takes his bat away outside off at the last second

0.5

McGrath to Shahid Afridi, 1 run, steered to Brett Lee at third man

0.6

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, 1 leg bye, goes off his pads to deep square

Lee it is from the River End

End of over 1 (3 runs) Pakistan 3/0
Saeed Anwar    1* (4b)      GD McGrath    1-0-2-0
Shahid Afridi    1* (2b)     

1.1

Lee to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

1.2

Lee to Shahid Afridi, no run, plays outside off and misses, 80ish mph

1.3

Lee to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, pulls it a bit uncomfortably one bounce over the rope

1.4

Lee to Shahid Afridi, no run, rapped, 79.5mph, outside line, no appeal

1.5

Lee to Shahid Afridi, no run, has a flash at a ball swinging away, luckily for him, misses

1.6

Lee to Shahid Afridi, FOUR, cuts and top edges just over a leaping second slip, runs over the rope, close and dangerous, we do know all about Afridi!

End of over 2 (9 runs) Pakistan 12/0
Shahid Afridi    9* (7b 2x4)      B Lee    1-0-9-0
Saeed Anwar    2* (5b)     

2.1

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to mid on, wanted a single but rushed back

2.2

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, from outside off, pushed to mid on

2.3

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to cover

2.4

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushes it back

2.5

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, outside off, has a flay but misses

2.6

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, rising ball, awkwardly pushed down to silly point

End of over 3 (maiden) Pakistan 12/0
Saeed Anwar    2* (11b)      GD McGrath    2-1-2-0
Shahid Afridi    9* (7b 2x4)     

3.1

Lee to Shahid Afridi, 2 runs, flicked to mid wicket, were 3 runs there but slow running

3.2

Lee to Shahid Afridi, OUT, tries a drive, edged and a full stretched Mark Waugh takes a great on at slip

Shahid Afridi c ME Waugh b Lee 11 (13m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 122.22

Razzaq being tried at one down now

3.3

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushes it to point

Afridi paid for no foot movement and a slash at a ball well away from his body

3.4

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, 3 no balls, goes to fine leg off his pads

3.4

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, outside off, beaten

3.5

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, outside off and beaten again

3.6

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, turned to backward square leg

End of over 4 (7 runs) Pakistan 19/1
Abdul Razzaq    2* (5b)      B Lee    2-0-16-1
Saeed Anwar    2* (11b)     

4.1

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, outside off, leaves it go by

4.2

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, got some extra bounce off a length, surpised Anwar and ball popped out in the air to gully, but short

4.3

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, plays and misses a cut, close shave

4.4

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, squares him up, looks very tentative, defending now

4.5

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, outside off, moves and pads it away

4.6

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, superb ball, left him and he left it too

End of over 5 (maiden) Pakistan 19/1
Saeed Anwar    2* (17b)      GD McGrath    3-2-2-0
Abdul Razzaq    2* (5b)     

5.1

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, went for a drive and misses outside off, Lee throws up hi head in anguish

5.2

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, left outside off as the ball seams away

5.3

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, outside off and left

5.4

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, straight outside off, left alone

5.5

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, closer to the off stump, moves to defend but misses, moved off the seam, good bowling this

5.6

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, a huge desperate slash outside off, missed completely, another maiden

End of over 6 (maiden) Pakistan 19/1
Abdul Razzaq    2* (11b)      B Lee    3-1-16-1
Saeed Anwar    2* (17b)     

6.1

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, connects leaning back, straight to cover

6.2

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, beaten, seamed away, superb ball, too good for an edge

6.3

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, chopped to third man and Harvey moves well to stop it

Lovely sunshine here and a quiet crowd so far

6.4

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushed to mid wicket, wanted a run bu sent back by Saeed, was really no run to be had, only escape

6.5

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, pulls, but ball rushed in, mistimed off his hands and handle to leg

6.6

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, came in and defends but edged to slip

End of over 7 (3 runs) Pakistan 22/1
Abdul Razzaq    4* (14b)      GD McGrath    4-2-5-0
Saeed Anwar    3* (20b)     

7.1

Lee to Saeed Anwar, no run, goes for it outside off, misses

7.2

Lee to Saeed Anwar, no run, turned to short leg

7.3

Lee to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, turned from off stump to fine leg

7.4

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, left alone outside off

7.5

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, no run, faster ball, on off stump, hops and defends it back

7.6

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, 2 runs, nicely clipped away to deep mid wicket

End of over 8 (3 runs) Pakistan 25/1
Abdul Razzaq    6* (17b)      B Lee    4-1-19-1
Saeed Anwar    4* (23b)     

8.1

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, moves across to cover up and leaves it

8.2

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, a faster ball, gets some extra bounce, left, McGrath happily sticks his tongue out

8.3

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to cover

8.4

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, no run, beaten outside off, ball seamed away, still torrid times for Pak batters out there

8.5

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, edged and Gilchrist goes for it in front of Warne, drops and possibly Warne would have hel an easy one

8.6

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, on his thigh runs to point

End of over 9 (1 run) Pakistan 26/1
Abdul Razzaq    6* (18b)      GD McGrath    5-2-6-0
Saeed Anwar    5* (28b)     

9.1

Lee to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, a slower ball, almost a full toss

9.1

Lee to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, this one down leg and called

9.1

Lee to Saeed Anwar, 2 runs, flicked to leg and Martyn does a fine save at deep square

9.2

Lee to Saeed Anwar, no run, left alone outside off

9.3

Lee to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, a super shot, driven on the up, races to deep extra cover

9.4

Lee to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, tucks it to mid wicket

9.5

Lee to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, driven to just wide of mid off

Warne sporting a mustaches today

9.6

Lee to Saeed Anwar, no run, cuts but Pointing was there at point, need I say more?

End of over 10 (10 runs) Pakistan 36/1
Saeed Anwar    12* (33b 1x4)      B Lee    5-1-29-1
Abdul Razzaq    7* (19b)     

10.1

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, hops back and defends to the off

10.2

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, to cover

10.3

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, steered to third man

10.4

McGrath to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, rolls his wrists and sends it to backward square

10.5

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, prodded to leg

10.6

McGrath to Abdul Razzaq, no run, a shout, no appeal from the bowler, was some bat in there

Ian Harvey is the first change bowler

End of over 11 (2 runs) Pakistan 38/1
Abdul Razzaq    8* (24b)      GD McGrath    6-2-8-0
Saeed Anwar    13* (34b 1x4)     

11.1

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, lovely square drive, a juicy half volley outside off, went to backward point

11.2

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, left alone

11.3

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, steered to third man

11.4

Harvey to Abdul Razzaq, no run, moving to the off, leaves it well alone

11.5

Harvey to Abdul Razzaq, no run, a soft handed jab, runs to slip

11.6

Harvey to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, edged to third man

Sinner, rather well known too, Shane Warne in Spinner, rather well known, too, Shane Warne in

End of over 12 (6 runs) Pakistan 44/1
Abdul Razzaq    9* (27b)      IJ Harvey    1-0-6-0
Saeed Anwar    18* (37b 2x4)     

12.1

Warne to Abdul Razzaq, OUT, first Gilchrist wobbled the ball, Razzaq had his foot in the air, falling away and TV found that he was out

Abdul Razzaq st †Gilchrist b Warne 9 (39m 28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 32.14

Inzamam in

12.2

Warne to Inzamam-ul-Haq, 1 wide, drifted to leg

12.2

Warne to Inzamam-ul-Haq, no run, plonks his foot foraward nad pushes to off

12.3

Warne to Inzamam-ul-Haq, OUT, amazingly Inz rushes out, drives and misses, prolly wanted to get those two close in fielders removed, got himself removed instead, an easy stumping

Inzamam-ul-Haq st †Gilchrist b Warne 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Youhana in

12.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, forced back, ball straightened and defends it back

12.5

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, edged to square leg

12.6

Warne to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, sweeps but a top edge over short fine leg, runs all the way

Rather silly of Inzamam to go after the second ball he faced from Warne

End of over 13 (6 runs) Pakistan 50/3
Saeed Anwar    22* (38b 3x4)      SK Warne    1-0-6-2
Yousuf Youhana    1* (2b)     

13.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushedc to point

13.2

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushes this to cover

13.3

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, drives and a sharp piece of fileding by Lee at mid off, prevents any run

13.4

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, same shot to mid off, same fine save

13.5

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, stands tall and plays it to point

13.6

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, prodded to point

End of over 14 (maiden) Pakistan 50/3
Yousuf Youhana    1* (8b)      IJ Harvey    2-1-6-0
Saeed Anwar    22* (38b 3x4)     

14.1

Warne to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, driven straight over Warne's head, inches over his outstretched arm

14.2

Warne to Saeed Anwar, no run, turned to mid wicket

14.3

Warne to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, twists and flicks it to deep sqaure, perhaps we should have had a weigh in between Inz and Warne

14.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, tickles to leg and a direct throw at the bowlers end would have done for him

14.5

Warne to Saeed Anwar, no run, outside off, left alone

14.6

Warne to Saeed Anwar, no run, sweeps to short fine leg

End of over 15 (6 runs) Pakistan 56/3
Saeed Anwar    27* (43b 4x4)      SK Warne    2-0-12-2
Yousuf Youhana    2* (9b)     

15.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, chopped to third man

15.2

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, moves across to defend to leg

15.3

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, again from outside off, turned to leg

15.4

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, cuts and a fine save by Warne at gully

15.5

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, turned to short mid wicket

15.6

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

End of over 16 (2 runs) Pakistan 58/3
Saeed Anwar    28* (48b 4x4)      IJ Harvey    3-1-8-0
Yousuf Youhana    3* (10b)     

16.1

Warne to Saeed Anwar, 2 runs, nicely cut to third man

16.2

Warne to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, waits and flicks to deep square

16.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, turned to short square leg

16.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, comes forward and defends

16.5

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, goes back to the googly and turns it to mid off

16.6

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, cuts to point

End of over 17 (3 runs) Pakistan 61/3
Yousuf Youhana    3* (14b)      SK Warne    3-0-15-2
Saeed Anwar    31* (50b 4x4)     

17.1

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, off his toes, carressed to deep mid wicket, lovely timing

17.2

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, straight batted defensive push

17.3

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, goes back and defends

17.4

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, prodded to point

17.5

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, no run, a flowing drive to mid off

17.6

Harvey to Saeed Anwar, OUT, turned to leg but ball was late, got the outer edge to Warne at gully

Saeed Anwar c Warne b Harvey 35 (78m 56b 5x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

End of over 18 (4 runs) Pakistan 65/4
     IJ Harvey    4-1-12-1
Yousuf Youhana    3* (14b)     

18.1

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 3 runs, leans and waits for a short ball, driven to deep cover

18.2

Warne to Younis Khan, no run, comes forward to defend

18.3

Warne to Younis Khan, 1 run, turned to the legside gap at mid wicket

18.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, turned into the leg gap again

18.5

Warne to Younis Khan, no run, pushes a faster on in, tries a cut and misses

18.6

Warne to Younis Khan, 1 run, sweeps to fine leg, wanted a second and Youhana sends Khan back, throw was to the keeper, wrong end, a dive got Khan home, then they shout at each other

End of over 19 (6 runs) Pakistan 71/4
Younis Khan    2* (4b)      SK Warne    4-0-21-2
Yousuf Youhana    7* (16b)     

19.1

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, pushed to point, seems these two dont speak much, no calling to speak off either!

19.2

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, to gully

19.3

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, prodded to cover, rushes back

Pointing all there ready to pounce for a run out, someone go tell Youhana and Khan

19.4

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, to cover

19.5

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, to cover again

19.6

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, to mid on

End of over 20 (maiden) Pakistan 71/4
Younis Khan    2* (10b)      IJ Harvey    5-2-12-1
Yousuf Youhana    7* (16b)     

20.1

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to mid on

20.2

Warne to Younis Khan, no run, to cover

20.3

Warne to Younis Khan, 2 runs, swept to fine leg

20.4

Warne to Younis Khan, FOUR, swept again very fine, runs over the fine leg rope

20.5

Warne to Younis Khan, 1 run, to mid off

20.6

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed back that was not the usual Warne over

End of over 21 (8 runs) Pakistan 79/4
Yousuf Youhana    8* (18b)      SK Warne    5-0-29-2
Younis Khan    9* (14b 1x4)     

21.1

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, pushed back

21.2

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, pushed to cover

21.3

Harvey to Younis Khan, no run, to point

21.4

Harvey to Younis Khan, FOUR, pulled to mid wicket

21.5

Harvey to Younis Khan, OUT, struck on the roll, Ump Willey thinls of it then hold up the finger,

Younis Khan lbw b Harvey 13 (12m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 68.42

21.6

Harvey to Azhar Mahmood, 1 no ball, shoulder height one to greet Azhar

21.6

Harvey to Azhar Mahmood, no run, turned to leg

End of over 22 (5 runs) Pakistan 84/5
Azhar Mahmood    0* (2b)      IJ Harvey    6-2-17-2
Yousuf Youhana    8* (18b)     

22.1

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, waits and defends it back

22.2

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, prodded to gully

22.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, turned to mid wicket

22.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, flighted up and pushed to the off

22.5

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, off the bottom of the bat to fine leg

22.6

Warne to Azhar Mahmood, OUT, faster ball, spun and bounced away edged to Gilchrist who hold on the second attempt

Azhar Mahmood c †Gilchrist b Warne 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 23 (1 run) Pakistan 85/6
     SK Warne    6-0-30-3
Yousuf Youhana    9* (23b)     

23.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to the off

23.2

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, turned to leg

23.3

Harvey to Rashid Latif, no run, defends it carefully back

23.4

Harvey to Rashid Latif, no run, left alone, well outside off

23.5

Harvey to Rashid Latif, no run, beaten outside off

23.6

Harvey to Rashid Latif, no run, hops back to defend

End of over 24 (1 run) Pakistan 86/6
Rashid Latif    0* (4b)      IJ Harvey    7-2-18-2
Yousuf Youhana    10* (25b)     

24.1

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, turned to leg, sent back by Latif

24.2

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, tosses it up and pushed to mid off

24.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, cuts and ball came fast onto him, got extra bounce to mark Waugh who cannot hold on

Now a silly point added

24.4

Warne to Rashid Latif, no run, faster ball, slipped through, chops and olmost onto his stumps

24.5

Warne to Rashid Latif, no run, pushed to silly point

24.6

Warne to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to leg, a flatter ball

Lee in for the kill

End of over 25 (2 runs) Pakistan 88/6
Rashid Latif    1* (7b)      SK Warne    7-0-32-3
Yousuf Youhana    11* (28b)     

25.1

Lee to Rashid Latif, no run, outside off left alone

25.2

Lee to Rashid Latif, no run, pushed to cover

25.3

Lee to Rashid Latif, no run, on off stump, 80.5mph, pushed to cover

25.4

Lee to Rashid Latif, 2 runs, driven to extra cover

25.5

Lee to Rashid Latif, 2 runs, drives but a thickish edge to deep cover

25.6

Lee to Rashid Latif, FOUR, cuts, finds the bat's toe and it races through the slips past Mark Waugh

End of over 26 (8 runs) Pakistan 96/6
Rashid Latif    9* (13b 1x4)      B Lee    6-1-37-1
Yousuf Youhana    11* (28b)     

26.1

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, goes back to force it to mid off

26.2

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, drifted to leg stump, driven in the air to mid wicket, one bounce over the rope, plkayed against the spin

26.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 no ball

26.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, cut to gully

26.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, turned to mid wicket

26.5

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, comes forward to defend

26.6

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, cuts and misses

End of over 27 (5 runs) Pakistan 101/6
Yousuf Youhana    15* (35b 1x4)      SK Warne    8-0-37-3
Rashid Latif    9* (13b 1x4)     

27.1

Lee to Rashid Latif, no run, to cover

27.2

Lee to Rashid Latif, FOUR, cuts and it eludes a diving Harvey at third man

27.3

Lee to Rashid Latif, FOUR, slower ball, almost a full toss, cut over the covers

27.4

Lee to Rashid Latif, 1 run, cut to third man was a faster ball, his fastest today, 85.9mph

27.5

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to mid off, 83.4mph

27.6

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 wide, down the legside

27.6

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, prodded to backward point

McGrath on

End of over 28 (11 runs) Pakistan 112/6
Yousuf Youhana    16* (37b 1x4)      B Lee    7-1-48-1
Rashid Latif    18* (17b 3x4)     

28.1

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, turned to fine leg

28.2

McGrath to Rashid Latif, no run, slower ball, beaten

28.3

McGrath to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to fine leg and Youhana falls over going for the second run

28.4

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, steered to third man

28.5

McGrath to Rashid Latif, no run, hops and plays it down to the off

28.6

McGrath to Rashid Latif, 1 run, chopped to third man, this is the best Pak partnership so far, 31 runs

Martyn on

End of over 29 (4 runs) Pakistan 116/6
Rashid Latif    20* (21b 3x4)      GD McGrath    7-2-12-0
Yousuf Youhana    18* (39b 1x4)     

29.1

Martyn to Rashid Latif, 2 runs, turned to backward square

29.2

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, plays and misses outside off

29.3

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, turned to mid wicket

29.4

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, forward defensive push to leg

29.5

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, turned to leg, ball on the stumps

29.6

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, pushed to cover

End of over 30 (2 runs) Pakistan 118/6
Rashid Latif    22* (27b 3x4)      DR Martyn    1-0-2-0
Yousuf Youhana    18* (39b 1x4)     

30.1

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, watchfully pushes it to cover

30.2

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, placed int the cover gap

30.3

McGrath to Rashid Latif, no run, outside off, goes for a swing, off his pads to slip

30.4

McGrath to Rashid Latif, no run, covers up to defend to gully

30.5

McGrath to Rashid Latif, no run, bat and pad together, defends forward

30.6

McGrath to Rashid Latif, no run, defends again

End of over 31 (1 run) Pakistan 119/6
Rashid Latif    22* (31b 3x4)      GD McGrath    8-2-13-0
Yousuf Youhana    19* (41b 1x4)     

31.1

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to wide mid on

31.2

Martyn to Rashid Latif, 1 run, chopped to third man

31.3

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, no run, defends as the ball climbs on him

31.4

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, nicely turned to backward square leg

31.5

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, chopped to third man

31.6

Martyn to Rashid Latif, 1 run, driven to mid on

Symonds in

End of over 32 (6 runs) Pakistan 125/6
Rashid Latif    24* (33b 3x4)      DR Martyn    2-0-8-0
Yousuf Youhana    23* (45b 1x4)     

32.1

Symonds to Rashid Latif, no run, hops to defend the medium pace from Symonds

32.2

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, angled to third man

32.3

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, swivels and pulls carefully to deep fine leg

32.4

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, steer cum push to backward point

32.5

Symonds to Rashid Latif, no run, prodded to point

32.6

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, pushes to cover and keeps strike

End of over 33 (5 runs) Pakistan 130/6
Rashid Latif    26* (37b 3x4)      A Symonds    1-0-5-0
Yousuf Youhana    26* (47b 1x4)     

33.1

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, driven back and nicely stopped by Martyn

33.2

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, pitched up and driven back

33.3

Martyn to Rashid Latif, FOUR, flicked in the air over mid on, a 7 iron chip, not too far over mid on's head

33.4

Martyn to Rashid Latif, no run, played to gully

33.5

Martyn to Rashid Latif, 1 run, nicely cut to third man as the fifty partnership comes up

33.6

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, guides it to third man again

End of over 34 (6 runs) Pakistan 136/6
Yousuf Youhana    27* (48b 1x4)      DR Martyn    3-0-14-0
Rashid Latif    31* (42b 4x4)     

34.1

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, flicked to leg, now Symonds in spin mode

34.2

Symonds to Rashid Latif, no run, tries a reverse sweep, misses, hit on the arm

34.3

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to sqiare leg and throw hits Youhana's slightly built rump

34.4

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, to mid on

34.5

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, swweps to leg

34.6

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, no run, sweeps but off the pads to short leg

End of over 35 (4 runs) Pakistan 140/6
Yousuf Youhana    29* (51b 1x4)      A Symonds    2-0-9-0
Rashid Latif    33* (45b 4x4)     

35.1

Martyn to Rashid Latif, 1 run, sweept to third man

35.2

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, to third man again

35.3

Martyn to Rashid Latif, 1 run, well outside off, worked to mid wicket

35.4

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, no run, a firm drive but straight to cover

35.5

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to cover

35.6

Martyn to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, over the top of extra cover

End of over 36 (7 runs) Pakistan 147/6
Yousuf Youhana    34* (55b 2x4)      DR Martyn    4-0-21-0
Rashid Latif    35* (47b 4x4)     

36.1

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, makes it into a full toss outside off and paddles to leg, effective

36.2

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to long off, came out to do it

36.3

Symonds to Rashid Latif, no run, steered to third man

36.4

Symonds to Rashid Latif, no run, turned to mid wicket

36.5

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to mid wicket, 150 up and the crowd cheers a bit

36.6

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, cut to point, was a full toss

Bevan on

End of over 37 (4 runs) Pakistan 151/6
Yousuf Youhana    36* (57b 2x4)      A Symonds    3-0-13-0
Rashid Latif    37* (51b 4x4)     

37.1

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, no run, turned to leg

37.2

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, halfo stopped chop by M Waugh, to third man

37.3

Bevan to Rashid Latif, no run, tried a sweep, a pddly one misses

37.4

Bevan to Rashid Latif, 1 run, to fine leg

37.5

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, crashed to extra cover, very top class

37.6

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, cut to deep point

End of over 38 (7 runs) Pakistan 158/6
Yousuf Youhana    42* (61b 3x4)      MG Bevan    1-0-7-0
Rashid Latif    38* (53b 4x4)     

38.1

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 leg bye, every one misses

38.2

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to leg, we note the ball is turning

38.3

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, full toss driven to long off

38.4

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, swepts from outside off

38.5

Symonds to Rashid Latif, 3 runs, full toss, nicely placed backward of point

38.6

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 1 wide, outside off about a yard away

38.6

Symonds to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, turned to deep square leg

End of over 39 (11 runs) Pakistan 169/6
Yousuf Youhana    47* (65b 3x4)      A Symonds    4-0-23-0
Rashid Latif    42* (55b 4x4)     

39.1

Bevan to Rashid Latif, 1 run, a paddle to square leg

39.2

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to long off

39.3

Bevan to Rashid Latif, 1 run, full toss, clubbed to long on

39.4

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, no run, cuts a ball almost a wide, to point

39.5

Bevan to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven elegantly to long off

39.6

Bevan to Rashid Latif, 1 run, from off, paddled to leg

Warne back

End of over 40 (5 runs) Pakistan 174/6
Rashid Latif    45* (58b 4x4)      MG Bevan    2-0-12-0
Yousuf Youhana    49* (68b 3x4)     

40.1

Warne to Rashid Latif, 1 wide, down leg

40.1

Warne to Rashid Latif, 1 run, paddle swept to fine leg

40.2

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to cover

40.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, no run, comes forward and pushes to leg

40.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, nicely placed to leg, gets his fifty, has placed the ball well

40.5

Warne to Rashid Latif, FOUR, cut very well to backward point for a fine fifty

40.6

Warne to Rashid Latif, no run, moves to leg to cut but misses

Lee back in

End of over 41 (7 runs) Pakistan 181/6
Rashid Latif    50* (61b 5x4)      SK Warne    9-0-44-3
Yousuf Youhana    50* (71b 3x4)     

41.1

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed back

41.2

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, a glorious cover drive, prolly the shot of the day so far

41.3

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, bangs in as hort ball fended to third man, after the 100 partnership

41.4

Lee to Rashid Latif, FOUR, gives himself room moved to leg and a well timed square drive, one bounce over cover rope

41.5

Lee to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

41.6

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, drives and a fine pick up and throw by Lee makes him dive back in

End of over 42 (10 runs) Pakistan 191/6
Yousuf Youhana    55* (75b 4x4)      B Lee    8-1-58-1
Rashid Latif    55* (63b 6x4)     

42.1

Warne to Rashid Latif, 2 runs, swept to fine leg, stopped by Lee diving just inside the rope

42.2

Warne to Rashid Latif, 1 run, fires one in, pushed to mid wicket

42.3

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, delibrately chipped over point and cover

42.4

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, pushed too hard to long on, so can only get one

42.5

Warne to Rashid Latif, 1 run, turned to backward square leg

42.6

Warne to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to long on as they see off Warne

End of over 43 (8 runs) Pakistan 199/6
Yousuf Youhana    59* (78b 4x4)      SK Warne    10-0-52-3
Rashid Latif    59* (66b 6x4)     

43.1

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to long off, 200 up for them

43.2

Lee to Rashid Latif, SIX, slower ball, waited as he'd seen it and slammed over Lee's head

43.3

Lee to Rashid Latif, 1 run, moved feet outside off and flicked to leg

43.4

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, lovely off drive but straight to S Waugh, throws and misses, Latif had to dive back

43.5

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, cut away backward of point

43.6

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, OUT, a mixup, we will have a run out here

Rashid Latif run out 66 (80m 68b 6x4 1x6) SR: 97.05

A good drive to S Waugh at cover, too much backing up and Latif had to turn to get back, short by yards Harvey in to bowl

End of over 44 (10 runs) Pakistan 209/6
Yousuf Youhana    62* (82b 4x4)      B Lee    9-1-68-1
    

44.1

Harvey to Waqar Younis, no run, beaten, went between bat and pad

44.2

Harvey to Waqar Younis, 1 run, full toss, driven to deep cover

44.3

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to mid on

44.4

Harvey to Waqar Younis, 1 run, full toss driven to mid on

44.5

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, worked to deep mid wicket

44.6

Harvey to Waqar Younis, 1 run, turned to mid wicket

End of over 45 (5 runs) Pakistan 214/7
Waqar Younis    3* (4b)      IJ Harvey    8-2-23-2
Yousuf Youhana    64* (84b 4x4)     

45.1

Lee to Waqar Younis, 1 run, turned to fine leg, a good diving save

45.2

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, a beauty even better than the first, through extra cover

45.3

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, pushed to mid off

45.4

Lee to Waqar Younis, (no ball) FOUR, inside edge, past the stumps and missed by Gilchrist too

45.4

Lee to Waqar Younis, 1 run, thick edge to third man

45.5

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, driven to long off

45.6

Lee to Waqar Younis, FOUR, flicked to very fine leg

End of over 46 (17 runs) Pakistan 231/7
Waqar Younis    13* (8b 2x4)      B Lee    10-1-85-1
Yousuf Youhana    70* (87b 5x4)     

46.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed the yorker back

46.2

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, a flicked drive, turned while doing it, runs over backeward square leg

46.3

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, outside off, plays and misses

46.4

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, waits and late cuts to fine third man

46.5

Harvey to Waqar Younis, 1 run, pushes a slower ball past gully

46.6

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, inside edge to fine leg, Pak runs coming any which ways, Harvey 'holds' his head

McGrath brough in to bandage this bleeding

End of over 47 (10 runs) Pakistan 241/7
Yousuf Youhana    79* (92b 7x4)      IJ Harvey    9-2-33-2
Waqar Younis    14* (9b 2x4)     

47.1

McGrath to Waqar Younis, OUT, slower ball, went for a drive, did not get to it, checked his stroke and a skier to Warne at mid wicket

Waqar Younis c Warne b McGrath 14 (13m 10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

He does staunch the wound, a clever piece of bowling, the slower one!

47.2

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, FOUR, short and he pulls well, goes backward of square

47.3

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, steered to third man

47.4

McGrath to Saqlain Mushtaq, 1 run, cut to point and a run scrambled

47.5

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, drops in front and wants a single as McGrath steams in after it, goes back

47.6

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 leg bye, off the pads to short cover area

End of over 48 (7 runs) Pakistan 248/8
Yousuf Youhana    84* (96b 8x4)      GD McGrath    9-2-19-1
Saqlain Mushtaq    1* (1b)     

48.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to cover, Saqqy wanted a run, sent back

48.2

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, full toss, slow one push to long off

48.3

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, drives, misses a possible stumping too

48.4

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, super shot, to deep point

48.5

Harvey to Saqlain Mushtaq, 1 run, cut to short third man

48.6

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, nicely turned to long leg

End of over 49 (6 runs) Pakistan 254/8
Yousuf Youhana    89* (101b 8x4)      IJ Harvey    10-2-39-2
Saqlain Mushtaq    2* (2b)     

49.1

McGrath to Saqlain Mushtaq, OUT, a run out coming up methinks

Saqlain Mushtaq run out 2 (6m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Saqlain hit it to extra cover, ran and S WAugh did the throw to McGrath, out by miles

49.2

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, steered to third man

49.3

McGrath to Shoaib Akhtar, 1 run, pushed to point for a quickie, close if he'd hit

49.4

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, to deep cover

49.5

McGrath to Shoaib Akhtar, OUT, has a go, well timed way over the covers and a fine running catch just inside the rope by M Waugh and Pak get to set Aus a 258 run target

Shoaib Akhtar c ME Waugh b McGrath 1 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

After being down 85 for 6, Youhana and Latif had a fine partnership to put Pakistan back into the game I feel Steve Waugh relaxed a bit giving some practice to his occasional bowlers and let Pak back in the door Please hang on as we shall soon (abt30 mins) have the post dinner session to see how Aus does against a fired up Pakistan attack Match State: Innings Break Match State: Lunch Break Younis Khan keeping wicket as Rashid Latif is not on the ground

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Jun 10, 2001

9 Jun 2001: Ricky Ponting of Australia hits out on his way to 70, with Younis Khan of Pakistan looking on, during the one day international between Pakistan and Australia, played at Glamorgan County Cricket Ground, Sofia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales.

Ponting hits out, Australia v Pakistan, NatWest Series, 2001

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Jun 9, 2001

Yousuf Youhana cuts a ball as Adam Gilchrist looks on, 2nd ODI at Cardiff, 9 June 2001

Yousuf Youhana cuts a ball as Adam Gilchrist looks on

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