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and that's followed by the mother of all pitch invasions, people sprinting on from everywhere, with 2 big mobs gathering around the stumps trying to collect a momento of a great match So a fantastic win for Pakistan in a tremendously entertaining match. I'll let you make up your own banalities for the presentations. I have to mop myself off the floor. tomorrow's matches, whatever they are, will begin up 945 GMT. Goodnight from CI. tomorrow's matches, whatever they are, will begin up 945 GMT. Goodnight from CI.

49.5
W
Wasim Akram to McGrath, OUT, full into the leg stump, what a win for pakistan, Wasim runs with his arms wide down the pitch, screaming

GD McGrath b Wasim Akram 0 (1m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

49.4
0
Wasim Akram to McGrath, no run, pushed wide of the tailender, McGrath a fair few miles from hitting it

oh dear, and now there's a crowd invasion, stumps are stolen, Pakistani supporters are celebrating too quickly security with all the effectiveness of the Guyanese police force

49.3
W
Wasim Akram to Martyn, OUT, outswinger, batsman moves away, trying to loft over cover, plays inside it, colelcts middle and off

DR Martyn b Wasim Akram 18 (49m 25b 0x4 0x6) SR: 72.00

49.2
2
Wasim Akram to Martyn, 2 runs, another full toss, travels wide of the 3rd man, they get a double off a thick edge
49.1
0
Wasim Akram to Martyn, no run, trying to play a full ball thru the covers, or guiding it to 3rd man, missed, borderline wide, but not called

END OF OVER:
49 | 7 Runs | AUS: 263/8 (13 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 5.36, RRR: 13.00)

  • Damien Martyn16 (22b)
  • Damien Fleming4 (3b)
  • Shoaib Akhtar10-0-46-1
  • Saqlain Mushtaq10-1-51-3

Wasim with the final over, Martyn to face

48.6
1
Shoaib Akhtar to Martyn, 1 run, inside edge jammed away on the on side thru the same area as the previous ball, they are happy to take 1
48.5
2
Shoaib Akhtar to Martyn, 2 runs, good on drive, thru the wide mid on area, scrambled fielding whilst the take a 2nd
48.4
2b
Shoaib Akhtar to Martyn, 2 byes, yorker length, Martyn tries to jam it to the 3rd man, misses, thru Moin's legs, he's having a 'mare behind the stumps
48.3
1
Shoaib Akhtar to Fleming, 1 run, awfully timed drive off teh stumps to the mid wicket fielder
48.2
1
Shoaib Akhtar to Martyn, 1 run, makes room outside leg, chopped down to the long on, chance for a second but they don't risk it
48.1
0
Shoaib Akhtar to Martyn, no run, trying the off drive, too quick, jammed back to the bowler

END OF OVER:
48 | 6 Runs 1 Wkt | AUS: 256/8 (20 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.33, RRR: 10.00)

  • Damien Martyn12 (17b)
  • Damien Fleming3 (2b)
  • Saqlain Mushtaq10-1-51-3
  • Shoaib Akhtar9-0-41-1

just looking a tad tough for Australia now

47.6
1
Saqlain Mushtaq to Martyn, 1 run, sweep shot, played direct to the deep backward square leg on the bounce
47.5
3
Saqlain Mushtaq to Fleming, 3 runs, big loft over the covers, luckily for the batsman it landed in between the two deep fielders, there's time for a 3rd
47.4
0
Saqlain Mushtaq to Fleming, no run, missing the swiped drive outside the off stump, attempted stumping, TV called, but not out after a couple of viewing
47.3
1
Saqlain Mushtaq to Martyn, 1 run, pulled very hard, it was a poor long hop, Wasim dived very well whilst also going for a catch at mid wicket
47.2
W
Saqlain Mushtaq to Reiffel, OUT, 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

PR Reiffel c Wasim Akram b Saqlain Mushtaq 1 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

47.1
1
Saqlain Mushtaq to Martyn, 1 run, lots of bounce, steps back and cuts it to the deep point

END OF OVER:
47 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | AUS: 250/7 (26 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 5.31, RRR: 8.66)

  • Paul Reiffel1 (3b)
  • Damien Martyn9 (14b)
  • Shoaib Akhtar9-0-41-1
  • Wasim Akram9-1-38-2

one over each remaining from Saqlain, Wasim and Shoaib Saqlain is the first up crowd is deathly quiet

46.6
0
Shoaib Akhtar to Reiffel, no run, seaming in, beats the inside edge, thru the gate, just mising the stumps

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