NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - Final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 141 balls remaining)

1.1

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, turned to fine leg

1.5

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, on the middle stump. covers up and defends it back

1.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, on off stump, drives firmly and a fine stop by Harvey at mid off

Pakistan 6/0   Saleem Elahi 1* (3b)

2.3

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, short ball, gets on his toes and turns to leg

2.5

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, driven to mid off

2.6

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, just outside off, hops and defends it down

Pakistan 9/0   Saleem Elahi 2* (6b)

3.2

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, fast ball, flies through after some bounce, flashes and misses"

3.3

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 1 wide, down the legside

3.3

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, turned to short mid wicket

3.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, pushes to cover, wants a run, sent back by Saeed

Pakistan 14/0   Saleem Elahi 3* (9b)

4.2

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, on off stump, 83.8mph, defended with a straight bat to the off

4.3

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, outside off, smashed into the turf to point

4.4

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, defended to cover

4.5

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, a good ball, nipped into the righ hander, made him hurry to defend to leg

4.6

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, 1 run, outside off, after a look and a word after the last ball, to third man

Pakistan 16/0   Saleem Elahi 4* (14b)

5.1

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, covers up and defends to the off

5.2

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, prods it back

5.3

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 2 runs, drifts to leg and turns a 87.1mph ball to long leg

5.4

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, hops and turns to square leg

5.5

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, 1 no ball, overstepped and pushed to mid off

5.5

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, no run, on off stick, firmly driven back and stopped by Gillespie in his follow through

5.6

Gillespie to Saleem Elahi, FOUR, a good juicy half volly, driven to the extra cover rope

Pakistan 23/0   Saleem Elahi 10* (21b 1x4)

6.4

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, no run, hops and defends it back

6.5

McGrath to Saleem Elahi, OUT, good ball on the off stump, came forward and edged to Gilchrist as it moved away a bit

Saleem Elahi c †Gilchrist b McGrath 10 (29m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 43.47

Pakistan 28/1   Saleem Elahi 10 (23b 1x4)
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 25, 2001

A Pakistani fan waves money to show his disapproval,  final ODI at Lords, 23 June 2001

A Pakistani fan waves money to show his disapproval

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Jun 25, 2001

Pakistani fans show their disapproval of their teams effort,  final ODI at Lords, 23 June 2001

Pakistani fans show their disapproval of their teams effort

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