result
4th ODI, Toronto, Sep 20 1997, India tour of Canada
(25.3/26 ov, target 160)162/3
India won by 7 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
player of the match
Pakistan INNINGS (28 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar  b Kuruvilla30303032100.00
Shahid Afridi c †Karim b Mohanty221600100.00
Ramiz Raja (c)c †Karim b Ganguly2040670050.00
Ijaz Ahmed c Jadeja b Harvinder Singh1519260178.94
Saleem Malik c Singh b Ganguly1727421062.96
Moin Khan c Tendulkar b Harvinder Singh2327402185.18
Azhar Mahmood not out 33242432137.50
Saqlain Mushtaq not out 001000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 1, w 10)19
TOTAL(28 Ov, RR: 5.67)159/6
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Shahid Afridi), 2-46 (Saeed Anwar), 3-72 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-95 (Ramiz Raja), 5-107 (Saleem Malik), 6-155 (Moin Khan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Abey Kuruvilla602914.83---31
Debasis Mohanty503517.00---20
Harvinder Singh502525.00---00
Robin Singh603305.50---20
Sourav Ganguly622924.83---00
India INNINGS (target: 160 runs from 26 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c †Moin Khan b Shahid Nazir67101085.71
Sourav Ganguly not out 757513681100.00
Robin Singh c Mohammad Akram b Shahid Nazir1618253088.88
Mohammad Azharuddin c Ijaz Ahmed b Shahid Nazir78101087.50
Ajay Jadeja not out 3748883077.08
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 2, w 13)21
TOTAL(25.3 Ov, RR: 6.35)162/3
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Sachin Tendulkar), 2-41 (Robin Singh), 3-54 (Mohammad Azharuddin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Aaqib Javed4.303507.77---22
Shahid Nazir603836.33---40
Mohammad Akram502705.40---11
Azhar Mahmood502505.00---20
Saqlain Mushtaq503106.20---10
MATCH DETAILS
Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of CanadaPakistan tour of Canada
Season1997
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberODI no. 1231
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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Rudi Koertzen
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Steve Randell
Match Referee
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Jackie Hendriks
MATCH NOTES
  • Match reduced to 28 overs a side. Due to early morning rain and wet outfield, match started at 2:36 p.m. local time.
  • India were fined 2 overs for a slow over rate
  • First time India have won 4 consecutive ODIs against Pakistan. (previous best: 3 (twice), from 11/09/1983 to 13/04/1984, from 20/02/1985 to 22/03/1985).