NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 8th match

Australia v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 36 runs

0.1

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, down the legside

0.1

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, on the stumps and turned to square leg

0.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, down leg again and Anwar flicks lazily at it

0.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, down leg again

0.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, flicked to fine leg

0.3

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, flicks and some bat on it and Gilchrist got a glove to it, so a difficult chane down

0.4

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, beaten outside off

0.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, swings away, left alone outside off

0.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, seams off at 30 degrees and left alone

Pakistan 8/0   DW Fleming 1-0-8-0

2.1

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, lots of swing too, drives to mid off

2.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, slower ball, just outside off, pushed to mid on

2.3

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, pushed to cover

2.4

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, as the sun comes out, on off stump, pushed back

2.5

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, gets some bounce and offside movement, awlwardly fended to the off

2.6

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

Pakistan 13/0   DW Fleming 2-1-8-0

4.1

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, goes for a huge drive, misses completely, desperation setting in here

4.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, down the legside

4.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, tucked away to deep square, slow running for a single only

4.3

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, prods it to mid off

4.4

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, waits for it outside off, and chops to gully

4.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 1 no ball, caught at third slip, he did hear it and went for a cut, edged instead

4.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed to short mid on

4.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, left alone, ball nipped back close to off stump, dangerous times ahead

Pakistan 20/0   DW Fleming 3-1-11-0

6.1

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, slower ball dabbed to midwicket

6.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 2 runs, driven nicely bobbles around but poor fielding by the mid off bevan doesn't get behind it runs away for two

6.3

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, left outside off

6.3

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, played down to third man

6.4

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, trying to work to leg off the pad

6.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, played down to third man

6.6

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 no ball, pitched up pushed to mid off

6.6

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, worked to square leg

Pakistan 36/0   DW Fleming 4-1-17-0

8.1

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, left outside off stump

8.2

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, no run, leaves a good ball outside off stump

8.3

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, this one not so good bit too much width probably too short cut well through the infield gap and beating the deep backward point

8.4

Fleming to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, worked from off stump to midwicket

8.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, punched out to cover

8.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, played out to point

Pakistan 47/0   DW Fleming 5-1-22-0

10.1

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed to mid on

10.2

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, slower ball well up outside off leaves

10.3

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, left outside off stump

10.4

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, played to point

10.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, played to cover

10.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, wide ball slapped straight to point waste of a poor ball

Pakistan 48/0   DW Fleming 6-2-22-0

21.1

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, sliced down to third man

21.2

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, no run, forced back by a shortish ball defended to midwicket

21.3

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to mid on

21.4

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, short ball chopped to ground bouncing over gully to third man

21.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 2 runs, this one is better cut squarer making the deep fielder run around and allowing a second

21.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, smashed to mid off

Pakistan 105/2   DW Fleming 7-2-26-0

23.1

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, cuts and misses outside off stump

23.2

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed to mid off

23.3

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, played to point

23.4

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, played to midwicket

23.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 2 runs, down the track smacked to the deep cover who fumbles allowing a second hayden again having a bad day in the field

23.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 1 wide, down legside

23.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, sliced down to third man for his fity

Pakistan 119/2   DW Fleming 8-2-30-0

25.1

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, no run, cut to point bounces straight to the man in the infield

25.2

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, no run, played to midwicket

25.3

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, 1 wide, that was a shocker pitch well and truly outside leg and going further in that direction

25.3

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, sliced nicely down to third man a good dive just prevents it going to the boundary and manages to keeper from taking ball over rope

25.4

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, again run down to third man

25.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed to midwicket

25.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, again down to third man

Pakistan 128/2   DW Fleming 9-2-35-0

27.1

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, no run, yorkish ball dug out back to the bowler

27.2

Fleming to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, slower ball cuts back guided to third man

27.3

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed to mid off

27.4

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, 2 runs, down the track carved to cover

27.5

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, low full toss hit to midwicket, waste of a bad ball

27.6

Fleming to Saleem Elahi, no run, good ball full swings back in driven back to the bowler

Pakistan 141/2   DW Fleming 10-2-38-0
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 20, 2001

19 Jun 2001: Adam Gilchrist of Australia is bowled by Saqlain Mushtaq of Pakistan during the NatWest Series One Day match between Australia and Pakistan at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

Adam Gilchrist is bowled by Saqlain, Australia v Pakistan, NatWest Series, 2001

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Jun 19, 2001

Pakistani fans burst through the lines of police and stewards after Pakistan defeated Australia, 8th ODI at Trent Bridge, 19 June 2001.

Pakistani fans burst through the lines of police and stewards after Pakistan defeated Australia

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