NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 7th match

England v Pakistan

Pakistan awarded the match (opposition conceded)

1.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, outside off, left alone, 81.3mph loosener

1.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, swings away, left alone

1.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, a shorter ball on the off stump, turned after hopping up to leg

1.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, 1 no ball, outside off

1.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, on the off stump, fended down

1.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, into his body, struck in the funny spot, makes him fold up in pain

1.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, left alone outside off, a good steady and accurate over for Fazl

England 3/1   Fazl-e-Akbar 1-0-1-0

3.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, on leg, struck on the upper pad and trickles to the off

3.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, turned to leg, they think of a single then scramble back

3.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, (no ball) FOUR, short outside off, baseball clubbed to mid off

3.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, oops, a very close call, seamed outside off, beaten

3.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, on his body again, hit in the midriff

3.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, jabbed to short cover, good accurate stuff this

3.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, 1 run, edged to third man, the ball hurried through

England 17/1   Fazl-e-Akbar 2-0-7-0

5.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, 2 runs, driven to mid off, Waqar chases it down well

5.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, outside off, left alone

5.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, leaves it alone again

5.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, no run, attacks leg stump, taken on the pads

5.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Knight, 1 leg bye, trickles to fine leg

5.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, turned to short leg

England 23/1   Fazl-e-Akbar 3-0-9-0

7.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Vaughan, 1 leg bye, on the pads, goes to leg

7.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, left alone

7.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, 1 wide, down the legside

7.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, turned to short leg

7.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, a firm drive to a pitched up ball to mid on

7.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, an appeal for lbw, ball balloons up, lands and creeps towards the stumps

7.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, another bigger shout, declined, front pad

England 26/2   Fazl-e-Akbar 4-0-10-0

9.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Vaughan, no run, defends a rising ball to gully

9.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Vaughan, 1 leg bye, to leg

9.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, good ball, moved away, and Stewart leaves it late

9.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, 1 leg bye, rushes out and tries a drive, misses

9.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Vaughan, no run, defended to point

9.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Vaughan, no run, shorter ball, bounces and nips in from off, hops to defend it down

England 29/2   Fazl-e-Akbar 5-1-10-0

11.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, pushed to mid on

11.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, to point

11.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, left alone outside off

11.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, pushed to cover

11.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, a yorker on the boot and some bat too, edged to leg

11.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, beaten outside off, another good maided

England 32/3   Fazl-e-Akbar 6-2-10-0

13.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, pushed firmly to cover

13.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, left alone outside off

13.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, 1 no ball

13.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, a faster short ball, gets some bounce and thick edged past his stumps

13.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, rushes out to pull it, Fazl sees him and pumps in a shorter ball, misses

13.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, beaten outside off, a close shave, has been a bit unlucky so far

13.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, no run, covers up and defends to the off

England 39/4   Fazl-e-Akbar 7-2-11-0

15.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Stewart, 1 leg bye, pushed awa

15.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, fwd defends

15.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, pushed to cover

15.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, 1 no ball

15.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, good rising ball on the off, had to hop and was surprised

15.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, FOUR, a nice off drive, races to long off

15.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, a waft outside off, misses just past the edge

England 51/5   Fazl-e-Akbar 8-2-16-0

17.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Cork, no run, turned to leg, throw at the bowlers end, hits Hollioake on the back of the arm, hurt

17.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Cork, 1 run, played down to third man

17.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, short ball, hops up and defends to gully

17.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, left alone outside off

17.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, on the stumps, defended back

17.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, a swing and a miss outside off

England 56/6   Fazl-e-Akbar 9-2-17-0

19.1

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, FOUR, pitched up, punched to long on, effortless

19.2

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, FOUR, cuts and edges, in between the two slip fielders, neither went for it

19.3

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, a yorker try, pushed to mid on

19.4

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, short ball, pulls, one bounce to Youhana at mid wicket

19.5

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, no run, short one again, hit in the midriff, folds up in agony

19.6

Fazl-e-Akbar to Hollioake, FOUR, overpitched and smashed to long off

England 70/7   Fazl-e-Akbar 10-2-29-0
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 18, 2001

Pakistani fans watch their captain Waqar Younis on the giant screen reflect sadly on the pitch invasion, 7th ODI at Headingley, 17 June 2001.

Pakistani fans watch their captain Waqar Younis on the giant screen reflect sadly on the pitch invasion

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Jun 18, 2001

An injured marshall lies in pain on the ground after been hurt in the pitch invasion, 7th ODI at Headingley, 17 June 2001.

An injured marshall lies in pain on the ground after been hurt in the pitch invasion

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