and as expected Pakistan qualify for the 1999 World Cup final, a commanding performance. New Zealand get to hang around for the encore 4-Test match series
a huge crowd has gathered in front of the pavilion. Stay tuned and we'll have a summary of the presentations being fully drowned out by the crowd noise
Ravi Shastri is the MC, and don't the crowd just love him
Fleming gets a healthy boo as well. "we had a reasonable competitive total... Shoaib very quick... we thought we may have got them with the lack of pace (!).... we exceeded expectation for a lot of people [in terms of the tournament, not the match]"
Wasim: "reaching the final of the world cup is a great achievemnt...", he doesn't care who he plays in the final
Richie Benaud chooses Shoaib as the Man of the Match, not for his economy I assume. A pretty surprising choice over Saeed Anwar.
and then there were 3. Tomorrow is the second semi final, Australia v South Africa from Birmingham. As usual, 0945 GMT. Good night.
The Rawalpindi Express shows fast bowling is supposed to be just that - fast