25th Match, Karachi, Mar 3 1996, Wills World Cup
(47.4/50 ov)250/3
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
42 (56) & 2/48
England INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Robin Smith c Waqar Younis b Saleem Malik75921158181.52
Mike Atherton (c) b Aamer Sohail66911276072.52
Graeme Hick st †Rashid Latif b Aamer Sohail1240050.00
Graham Thorpe not out 5264923081.25
Neil Fairbrother c Wasim Akram b Mushtaq Ahmed1321241061.90
Jack Russell c & b Mushtaq Ahmed47100057.14
Dermot Reeve  b Mushtaq Ahmed3590060.00
Dominic Cork lbw b Waqar Younis025000.00
Darren Gough  b Wasim Akram1415221093.33
Peter Martin run out 2460050.00
Richard Illingworth not out 11100100.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 3, w 4)18
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.97)249/9
Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Robin Smith), 2-151 (Graeme Hick), 3-156 (Mike Atherton), 4-194 (Neil Fairbrother), 5-204 (Jack Russell), 6-212 (Dermot Reeve), 7-217 (Dominic Cork), 8-241 (Darren Gough), 9-247 (Peter Martin)
Wasim Akram713114.42---30
Waqar Younis1014514.50---00
Aaqib Javed703404.85---03
Mushtaq Ahmed1005335.30---00
Aamer Sohail1004824.80---11
Saleem Malik612714.50---00
Pakistan INNINGS (target: 250 runs from 50 overs)
Aamer Sohail c Thorpe b Illingworth4256706075.00
Saeed Anwar c †Russell b Cork71721258098.61
Ijaz Ahmed c †Russell b Cork70831136084.33
Inzamam-ul-Haq not out 5354896098.14
Javed Miandad not out 1121291052.38
Extras(lb 1, w 2)3
TOTAL(47.4 Ov, RR: 5.24)250/3
Fall of wickets: 1-81 (Aamer Sohail), 2-139 (Saeed Anwar), 3-214 (Ijaz Ahmed)
Dominic Cork1005925.90---20
Peter Martin904505.00---00
Darren Gough1004504.50---00
Richard Illingworth1004614.59---00
Dermot Reeve6.403705.55---00
Graeme Hick201708.50---00
National Stadium, Karachi
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesWills World Cup
Player Of The Match
Aamer Sohail
Aamer Sohail
Match numberODI no. 1071
Match daysday (50-over match)
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B.C. Cooray
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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K Parthasarathy
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
PointsPakistan 2, England 0
  • England's 1st match against Pakistan in Pakistan since 1987/88.
  • DG Cork acted as a runner for RA Smith for part of his innings.
  • RA Smith and MA Atherton 147 for the 1st wicket, highest partnership for any wicket by England against Pakistan, first ever century partnership for the 1st wicket at Karachi.
  • PAJ DeFreitas and AJ Stewart substituted for Fairbrother and Smith in the field.
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