Pakistan tour of England and Scotland, 2006 / Commentary

41.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, no run, speared in and that's defended first up

41.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, no run, more defence as the batsman sets about playing himself in

41.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, no run, defended again, this is good bowling

41.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, 1 run, off the mark with a squeeze to mid-on

England 167/6   R Clarke 1* (4b)

42.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, FOUR, walks across his stumps and plays that off middle and off, right back through fine leg. That was bowled at 92mph and the batsman only had to get bat on that for it to be whipped away

42.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, no run, defended off the back foot

42.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, no run, speared in right at the batsman again and that's well defended on the front foot; good bowling, too.

42.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, no run, bouncer and the batsman ducks right under it

42.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, no run

42.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, no run, slower ball and the batsman can't quite work that round to square

England 171/7   R Clarke 5* (10b 1x4)

43.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, no run

43.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, no run, defended

43.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Clarke, 1 run, improvised straight drive off the backfoot

England 173/7   R Clarke 6* (13b 1x4)

44.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Clarke, OUT, short, wide but gets the wicket as a huge uppercut off the back foot flies to Shoaib Malik on the third man boundary. Extra pace from Shoaib there and he smiles as England sink further

R Clarke c Shoaib Malik b Shoaib Akhtar 6 (13m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

England 173/8   R Clarke 6 (14b 1x4)
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England won by 3 wickets (with 114 balls remaining)
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England won by 8 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
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Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
England v Pakistan at Lord's - Sep 2, 2006
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Aug 30, 2006

Shoaib Akhtar celebrates his 200th ODI wicket, England v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Cardiff, August 30, 2006

Shoaib Akhtar celebrates his 200th ODI wicket

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Aug 30, 2006

Shoaib Akhtar does the albatross after clean bowling Jamie Dalrymple, England v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Cardiff, August 30, 2006

Shoaib Akhtar does the albatross after clean bowling Jamie Dalrymple

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