ICC World Cup, 16th Match: Australia v Pakistan at Leeds, May 23, 1999
ICC World Cup - 16th match, Group B
Pakistan won by 10 runs
Played at Headingley, Leeds (neutral venue)
23 May 1999 (50-over match)
  Pakistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Wajahatullah Wasti c SR Waugh b McGrath 9 47 31 1 0 29.03
11.1 nice line and length, around off stump, Wasti driving into the covers, opens the face of the bat too much, and the ball is heading straight for the gully's head, easy catch for Waugh 44/2
View dismissal Saeed Anwar c †Gilchrist b Reiffel 25 32 23 5 0 108.69
7.4 first wicket of the world cup today, extra bounce, Saeed trying the glance, comes off the top of the face of the bat, thru to the keeper 32/1
View dismissal Abdul Razzaq c Fleming b Warne 60 126 99 3 1 60.60
39.3 big lofted drive, coming down the wicket, Abdur was launching himself at everything, and justifably so, Fleming takes the good safe catch standing a metre inside the rope at wide long off 164/4
View dismissal Ijaz Ahmed lbw b Fleming 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
12.3 swinging away, pitching on the off stump, straightens down the line, Ijaz misses the defence, into the pad, big appeal, Willey says yes 46/3
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq run out (Fleming) 81 131 104 6 1 77.88
46.2 from Fleming, toe crusher literally cripples Inzamam, Wasim sets off for a single, Inzamam lays down just outside his crease, ends up crawliong trying to run out Wasim, but Wasim wins the race 230/6
View dismissal Yousuf Youhana run out (Warne/Lehmann) 29 17 16 4 1 181.25
44.4 Lehmann to Inzamam-ul-Haq, sweep short straight to Warne at short fine leg, here comes the overdue mixup, both batsmen at the bowler's end, Yousuf is walking off, I reckon Inzamam is actually the batsman out there 216/5
View dismissal Wasim Akram* c †Gilchrist b Fleming 13 22 12 1 0 108.33
48.6 ball moving just outisde the off stump, Wasim trying to loft over the covers, faint outside edge to the keeper 262/7
Moin Khan not out 31 20 12 2 3 258.33
View dismissal Azhar Mahmood run out (Martyn/McGrath) 1 2 1 0 0 100.00
49.3 McGrath to Moin Khan, inside edge thru the wide mid on, going for the double, Martyn to McGrath, run out is effected, half a metre short 265/8
Saqlain Mushtaq not out 0 3 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 15, nb 5) 26
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 275 (5.50 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets DW Fleming 10 3 37 2 3.70 (1nb, 4w)
12.3 to Ijaz Ahmed, swinging away, pitching on the off stump, straightens down the line, Ijaz misses the defence, into the pad, big appeal, Willey says yes 46/3
48.6 to Wasim Akram, ball moving just outisde the off stump, Wasim trying to loft over the covers, faint outside edge to the keeper 262/7
View wicket PR Reiffel 10 1 49 1 4.90 (1nb, 4w)
7.4 to Saeed Anwar, first wicket of the world cup today, extra bounce, Saeed trying the glance, comes off the top of the face of the bat, thru to the keeper 32/1
View wicket GD McGrath 10 1 54 1 5.40 (1nb, 4w)
11.1 to Wajahatullah Wasti, nice line and length, around off stump, Wasti driving into the covers, opens the face of the bat too much, and the ball is heading straight for the gully's head, easy catch for Waugh 44/2
View wicket SK Warne 10 0 50 1 5.00 (1w)
39.3 to Abdul Razzaq, big lofted drive, coming down the wicket, Abdur was launching himself at everything, and justifably so, Fleming takes the good safe catch standing a metre inside the rope at wide long off 164/4
  SR Waugh 6 0 37 0 6.16 (1w)
  DR Martyn 2 0 25 0 12.50 (1nb)
  DS Lehmann 2 0 17 0 8.50
  Australia innings (target: 276 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Wasim Akram 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
0.3 seaming in from left hander to left hander, thru the gate, into the off stump, another great innings from Gilchrist 0/1
View dismissal ME Waugh c †Moin Khan b Abdul Razzaq 41 74 49 6 0 83.67
16.6 angling the face of the bat, trying to work it down to the 3rd man, outside edge, quite thick, tremendous catch by Moint, diving to hi slow right 91/2
View dismissal RT Ponting c Saeed Anwar b Saqlain Mushtaq 47 82 60 7 0 78.33
19.2 he knew the fieldsman was there becuase the previous ball went straight there, but he went for a low pull shot, top edge floats thru the air a little and down the throat of the diving Saeed Anwar 100/3
View dismissal DS Lehmann c †Moin Khan b Saqlain Mushtaq 5 12 9 1 0 55.55
19.4 trying a sweep, this is too much, not committing to the shot and especially not judging it well, off the top edge, Moin dives at forward short leg 101/4
View dismissal SR Waugh* b Shoaib Akhtar 49 122 65 2 1 75.38
44.5 inswinging yorker, finally gets one on line, Waugh misses the cover drive, off and middle stump hit, what a match we have 238/6
View dismissal MG Bevan c Ijaz Ahmed b Wasim Akram 61 102 80 3 1 76.25
41.3 just trying to defend down the pitch, edges, and a safe easy catch to the point, Pakistan finally get a breakthrough 214/5
View dismissal DR Martyn b Wasim Akram 18 49 25 0 0 72.00
49.3 outswinger, batsman moves away, trying to loft over cover, plays inside it, colelcts middle and off 265/9
View dismissal SK Warne run out (Ijaz Ahmed) 1 11 6 0 0 16.66
46.2 Shoaib Akhtar to Martyn, pushed short of the gully, quick single, Warne dives, Ijaz with the underarm direct hit, TV called, and he's half a metre short 248/7
View dismissal PR Reiffel c Wasim Akram b Saqlain Mushtaq 1 5 4 0 0 25.00
47.2 predictably, the tailender goes the slog over the mid wicket, doesn't judge Saqlain's extra bounce, top edge off the attempted lofted sweep, Wasim moves in and calls "mine" around the short mid wicket posiiton 251/8
DW Fleming not out 4 15 3 0 0 133.33
View dismissal GD McGrath b Wasim Akram 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
49.5 full into the leg stump, what a win for pakistan, Wasim runs with his arms wide down the pitch, screaming 265/10
Extras (b 7, lb 10, w 14, nb 7) 38
  Total (all out; 49.5 overs) 265 (5.31 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets Wasim Akram 9.5 1 40 4 4.06 (5nb, 1w)
0.3 to Gilchrist, seaming in from left hander to left hander, thru the gate, into the off stump, another great innings from Gilchrist 0/1
41.3 to Bevan, just trying to defend down the pitch, edges, and a safe easy catch to the point, Pakistan finally get a breakthrough 214/5
49.3 to Martyn, outswinger, batsman moves away, trying to loft over cover, plays inside it, colelcts middle and off 265/9
49.5 to McGrath, full into the leg stump, what a win for pakistan, Wasim runs with his arms wide down the pitch, screaming 265/10
View wicket Shoaib Akhtar 10 0 46 1 4.60 (3w)
44.5 to SR Waugh, inswinging yorker, finally gets one on line, Waugh misses the cover drive, off and middle stump hit, what a match we have 238/6
  Azhar Mahmood 10 0 61 0 6.10 (3w)
View wickets Saqlain Mushtaq 10 1 51 3 5.10 (2nb)
19.2 to Ponting, he knew the fieldsman was there becuase the previous ball went straight there, but he went for a low pull shot, top edge floats thru the air a little and down the throat of the diving Saeed Anwar 100/3
19.4 to Lehmann, trying a sweep, this is too much, not committing to the shot and especially not judging it well, off the top edge, Moin dives at forward short leg 101/4
47.2 to Reiffel, predictably, the tailender goes the slog over the mid wicket, doesn't judge Saqlain's extra bounce, top edge off the attempted lofted sweep, Wasim moves in and calls "mine" around the short mid wicket posiiton 251/8
View wicket Abdul Razzaq 10 0 50 1 5.00 (5w)
16.6 to ME Waugh, angling the face of the bat, trying to work it down to the 3rd man, outside edge, quite thick, tremendous catch by Moint, diving to hi slow right 91/2

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Points - Pakistan 2, Australia 0
Player of the match - Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
Umpires - RE Koertzen (South Africa) and P Willey
TV umpire - R Julian
Match referee - R Subba Row

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: JH Harris
    • Abdur Razzaq 50 off 92 balls, 2x4 1x6
    • Inzamam-ul-Haq 50 off 82 balls, 3x4 0x6
    • MG Bevan 50 off 66 balls, 2x4 1x6
 
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