NatWest Series, 2001 / Commentary

NatWest Series - Final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 141 balls remaining)

6.6

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, beaten, just past the outer edge

Pakistan 28/1   Yousuf Youhana 0* (1b)

7.4

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, drives to mid on, wanders out casually and sleepily, almost run out

7.5

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, covers to the off and defends, 89.9mph ball

7.6

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, superb 90.8mph, get a lot of bounce, left alone

Pakistan 29/1   Yousuf Youhana 0* (4b)

8.2

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on the stumps, pushed to mid on

8.3

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, left alone on a sunny cloudless day at Lords

8.4

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, left alone again outside off

8.5

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, outside off, left alone

8.6

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, outside off, drives and mistimed to mid on

Pakistan 30/1   Yousuf Youhana 0* (9b)

9.3

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, yorker length ball, pushed to mid on

9.4

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, covers up and defends to leg

9.5

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, good ball straightens and a leading edge trying to turn it, falls short of point

9.6

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, left alone outside off

Pakistan 31/1   Yousuf Youhana 0* (13b)

10.2

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, left alone outside off

10.3

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, off the mark. driven into the cover gap

10.6

McGrath to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on off stump, pushed to mid on

Pakistan 36/1   Yousuf Youhana 1* (16b)

11.4

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, driven gently to mid off

11.5

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, 2 runs, driven straighter to long off, just past the bowler

11.6

Gillespie to Yousuf Youhana, no run, goes back and defends forward

Pakistan 43/1   Yousuf Youhana 3* (19b)

12.3

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

Pakistan 45/1   Yousuf Youhana 4* (20b)

13.1

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, just outside off, pushed to mid off

13.2

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, defends to cover

13.3

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, short outside off, has the width but cant get it past the offside field

13.4

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, square drives, in the air, ball bounced and just past the point fielder. risky stuff this

Pakistan 46/1   Yousuf Youhana 5* (24b)

14.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, on the off stump, defends with a straight bat

14.2

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, defnds a bit uppishly to mid on

14.3

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, slower ball outside off, chopped to point

14.4

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, a push to mid off for a quick single

Pakistan 47/1   Yousuf Youhana 6* (28b)

15.1

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to mid off and runs halfway down the pitch, Inz stays so Youhana has to rush back

15.2

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to cover

15.3

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 3 runs, nicely turned off his legs to mid wicket

Pakistan 50/2   Yousuf Youhana 9* (31b)

16.1

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, no run, firmly pushed to mid on

16.2

Harvey to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, turned off his legs to long leg

Pakistan 52/2   Yousuf Youhana 10* (33b)

17.2

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, 1 run, has the time to drive with an angled bat to wide mid on

17.4

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, slow ball well outside leg, gets away without a wide called

17.5

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, hops and defends it back

17.6

Lee to Yousuf Youhana, no run, pushed to cover and ran, absolutely the wrong thing to do, stood in the middle as the throw came in and missed then ran back

Pakistan 58/2   Yousuf Youhana 11* (37b)
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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