NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - 8th match

Australia v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 36 runs

1.1

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, outside off

1.1

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, on the middle then swung and seamed way to the off

1.1

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, left alone and Gillespie gestures to give it, ump ignores this baiting

1.2

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, left alone

1.3

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, has some width, cut and a good save by Fleming running and diving at backward point

1.4

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 2 runs, turned to mid wicket

1.5

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, super ball, plays at it and misses outside off

1.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, beaten again, tried a drive and ball left him

Pakistan 13/0   JN Gillespie 1-0-5-0

3.1

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, beaten once more, 87.9mph, oohs and aahs as he plays and misses outside off

3.2

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, outside off, left alone

3.3

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, another passes outside the edge, all at sea here

3.4

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, FOUR, tries to push forward, a thick outer edge runs all the way, Martyn tries a diving save running from slip and another slip brought in

3.5

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed to cover

3.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, left alone

Pakistan 17/0   JN Gillespie 2-0-9-0

5.1

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, driven to mid on

5.2

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, (no ball) FOUR, short nasty lifter called no ball for height anwar fends away with one hand on the bat and his back turned takes the bat beats the diving keeper to fine leg

5.2

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, slashed down to third man

5.3

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, FOUR, nicely timed push drive through mid off just runs to the rope ahead of the fielder

5.4

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, played up to mid on

5.5

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, comes forward defending beats the bat into pad

5.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushed back to the bowler

Pakistan 30/0   JN Gillespie 3-0-19-0

7.1

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, nicely driven shot to a full ball but straight to a fielder

7.2

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, dropped on the on side rush off for the single immediately

7.3

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, another wide ball smashed through square point

7.4

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, plays and misses a good ball on off

7.5

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

7.6

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, wide ball cut to deep backward point

Pakistan 42/0   JN Gillespie 4-0-25-0

9.1

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, on off stump going away.. left

9.2

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, left outside off

9.3

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, left again

9.4

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, drives and misses wildly outside off stump comes back beats the inside edge between bat and pad through to keeper

9.5

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 wide, poor ball well outside off

9.5

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, left outside off

9.6

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

Pakistan 48/0   JN Gillespie 5-0-26-0

11.1

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, left outside off

11.2

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, plays back betas an outside edge with a little movement away

11.3

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, FOUR, shocking ball short and wide and clouted to the boundary with vengence

11.4

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, no run, comes around the wicket left through to keeper

11.5

Gillespie to Saeed Anwar, 1 run, squared up trying to work on the on side thick leading edge goes down to third man

11.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, FOUR, run nicely behind gully down to the boundary

Pakistan 57/0   JN Gillespie 6-0-35-0

13.1

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, FOUR, pushing forward almost a defensive shot, goes pow off the bat with brilliant timing and flies to the cover boundary

13.2

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, short ball on leg stump pushed down to long leg

13.3

Gillespie to Abdul Razzaq, no run, drivne to mid off

13.4

Gillespie to Abdul Razzaq, no run, pushed away to point

13.5

Gillespie to Abdul Razzaq, no run, driving a full ball but well stopped at cover

13.6

Gillespie to Abdul Razzaq, 1 run, playing back run down to third man

Pakistan 71/1   JN Gillespie 7-0-41-0

40.1

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, no run, slashes at a cut and misses

40.2

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, no run, driving and missing again

40.3

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, no run, played to point

40.4

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, 5 runs, pushed out on the off side the throw at the non strikers end hits the batsman and then flies to a vacant long off

40.5

Gillespie to Faisal Iqbal, 1 run, pushed to midwicket

40.6

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, 1 run, pushed through an offside gap

Pakistan 217/5   JN Gillespie 8-0-48-0

42.1

Gillespie to Faisal Iqbal, no run, played back to bowler

42.2

Gillespie to Faisal Iqbal, 1 run, pushed out to deep point

42.3

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, no run, slower ball defended back to the bowler

42.4

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, 1 run, chopped down to ground bounces away to where slips would be keeper moves round throws down the stumps and they get a single as the ball hits the stumps and bounces away on the on side, a replay check on the run out shows the striker got back in time

42.5

Gillespie to Faisal Iqbal, no run, played to mid on

42.6

Gillespie to Faisal Iqbal, no run, driven to mid on

Pakistan 231/5   JN Gillespie 9-0-50-0

44.1

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, no run, chopped down to ground and the keeper

44.2

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, 1 bye, slower ball drives and misses the keeper fumbles the take and they get a bye

44.3

Gillespie to Azhar Mahmood, 2 runs, worked through square leg slow on the turn around, a poor throw from hayden there misses a strong run out chance

44.4

Gillespie to Azhar Mahmood, 1 run, dabbed down to third man

44.5

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, FOUR, comes to leg a little ends up thick eding just past the keeper down to third man

44.6

Gillespie to Rashid Latif, 1 run, pushed to midwicket

Pakistan 250/6   JN Gillespie 10-0-58-0
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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