ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 24th match, Group A

New Zealand v Pakistan

New Zealand won by 110 runs

0.3

Shoaib Akhtar to BB McCullum, 1 no ball, this time it's a no-ball at 139.8 kph, comes on nicely off a length, and is blocked away on the off side

0.3

Shoaib Akhtar to BB McCullum, SIX, clatter! Baz is away, takes on the free hit, it was a length ball, coming in and he swung it with the angle, and the connection was so good that it carried all the way over the midwicket boundary

0.4

Shoaib Akhtar to BB McCullum, OUT, the aeroplane takes off early at Pallekele, Shoaib goes through Brendon with a peach that pitches way outside off, he goes out to push at it, but to his horror it comes back a long way, and hits off stump, kept a bit low, and there was a mile-long gap between bat and pad, Baz just went pushing at it from the crease almost

BB McCullum b Shoaib Akhtar 6 (3m 3b 0x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

New Zealand 8/1   BB McCullum 6 (3b 1x6)

Photos

Mar 8, 2011

Shahid Afridi gestures after Kamran Akmal dropped Scott Styris, New Zealand v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup, Pallekele, March 8, 2011

Shahid Afridi gestures after Kamran Akmal dropped Scott Styris

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Mar 8, 2011

Shoaib Akhtar erupts after Kamran Akmal dropped Ross Taylor behind the stumps, New Zealand v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup, Pallekele, March 8, 2011

Shoaib Akhtar erupts after Kamran Akmal dropped Ross Taylor behind the stumps

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