Posts Tagged Pakistan-in-England-2006

Yousuf completes fifty of fifties

September 9, 2006 | General | | No Comments

During the third ODI at Rose Bowl, Pakistan’s Mohammad Yousuf became only the 15th batsman in one-day internationals to complete fifty of fifties. Yousuf became the third Pakistani after Javed Miandad and Inzamam-ul-Haq to achieve this feat. For reader’s interest the accompanying table has the complete details.

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Inzamam feat

September 9, 2006 | General | | No Comments

Inzamam-ul-Haq’s unbeaten innings of 42 runs in the second match at Lord’s made him only the 11th player to complete fifty of not outs in one-day internationals. Michael Bevan of Australia still holds the top spot with 67 unbeaten innings. Inzamam however took the longer number innings (337) than any other player to achieve this feat. The accompanying table has the complete details.

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Duck off the first ball of an innings

September 9, 2006 | General | | No Comments

Pakistan’s Shoaib Akhtar cleaned up England’s Marcus Trescothick off the very first ball of the third ODI at Rose Bowl. It thus provided the fifth instance when an English opener dismissed off the very first ball of an innings. Trescothick became the first English batsman to achieve this dubious feat twice. It was also the 10th time that Pakistan got a wicket off the first ball of an innings. For reader’s interest the accompanying table has the complete details.

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Younis sixth Pakistani to score ODI hundred against England

September 9, 2006 | General | | No Comments

Younis Khan’s magnificent century in the third ODI at Rose Bowl was the seventh by the sixth Pakistani in ODI’s against England. The first one was Majid Khan when he made a masterful 109 off 93 balls at Trent Bridge in 1974. Kamran Akmal is the only Pakistani with two tons against England in ODI’s. The accompanying table has the complete details.

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Pakistan scores its best run-chase against England

September 9, 2006 | General | | No Comments

Pakistan’s magnificent run-chase at the Rose Bowl the other day, except a little scare in the end, was its best in all ODI’s against England. Their previous best was 250 for three in the World Cup match at Karachi in March 1996. It was also for the 16th time that Pakistan successfully chased a target of 270 runs ore more in an ODI. The accompanying tables have the complete details.
 

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Inzamam wants improved fielding

September 8, 2006 | General | | 2 Comments

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Inzamam-ul-Haq is eyeing a decisive 3-0 lead by trouncing England here at Trent Bridge today in the fourth One-day International (ODI) but is concerned by a pathetic display by his fielders in recent outings.

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Fletcher demands tour commitment

September 7, 2006 | General | | No Comments

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England coach Duncan Fletcher insists his players should be available to play throughout the international calendar.

His comments follow the withdrawal of Marcus Trescothick for October’s Champions Trophy in India, while Darren Gough opted out of Pakistan last year. “We’ve just got to come up with a method of making sure players don’t pick tours,” he said. “I would want my players available for all tours. Continuity is important.”

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Pakistan players asked to remain extra careful with ball

September 7, 2006 | General | | No Comments

Pakistani officials have asked their bowlers especially speedster Shoaib Akhtar to be extra careful in the final three games of the One-day International (ODI) series against England after the spectre of ball tampering resurfaced again at the Rose Bowl here on Tuesday.

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Pakistanis meet lawyers

September 7, 2006 | General | | No Comments

Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq, team manager Zaheer Abbas and two other players met the lawyers hired by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday as a part of the campaign launched by the tourists to clear their names of ball-tampering charges.

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The Oval Test ball may undergo forensic tests

September 7, 2006 | General | | No Comments

The International Cricket Council (ICC) might carry out forensic tests on the ball used in The Oval Test ahead of Inzamam-ul-Haq’s disciplinary hearing to be held later this month.

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