Cricket: Hooper inspires victory

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A PAKISTAN batting collapse enabled the West Indies to win a tense World Series Cup one-day match by four runs in Adelaide yesterday. It was sparked when the captain, Javed Miandad, was brilliantly caught for 11 by Phil Simmons off the spinner Carl Hooper in the 36th over.

(Pakistan won toss)


D L Haynes b Wasim 6

B C Lara b Aaqib 15

P V Simmons c Aamir b Wasim 5

*R B Richardson not out 76

A L Logie c Ramiz b Aamir 1

K L Arthurton c Inzamam b Aamir 3

C L Hooper c Rashid b Wasim 24

I R Bishop c Mutjaba b Mushtaq 17

A C Cummins not out 4

Extras (b1 lb13 nb4 w8) 26

Total (for 7, 42 overs) 177

Fall: 1-16 2-27 3-56 4-61 5-81 6-133 7-172.

Did not bat: J R Murray, C E L Ambrose.

Bowling: Wasim Akram 9-1-38-3; Waqar Younis 8-0-38-0; Aamir Sohail 10-1-26-2; Javed Miandad 5-2-30-1; Mushtaq Ahmed 8-1-23-1; Asif Mujtaba 2-0-8-0.


Aamir Sohail c Bishop b Simmons 41

Ramiz Raja run out 52

Salim Malik c Simmons b Ambrose 22

*Javed Miandad c Simmons b Hooper 11

Inzamam-ul-Haq run out 18

Asif Mutjaba run out 0

Wasim Akram b Hooper 2

Rashid Latif run out 1

Waqar Younis b Hooper 5

Mushtaq Ahmed run out 3

Aqib Javed not out 7

Extras (lb3 w4 nb4) 11

Total (41.5 overs) 173

Fall: 1-63 2-117 3-128 4-148 5-148 6-151 7-153 8-162 9-162.

Bowling: Bishop 8-0-38-0; Ambrose 9-0-41-1; Cummins 9-1-31-0; Simmons 8-0-29-1; Hooper 7.5-0-31-3.

West Indies won by 4 runs

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by eight wickets in their second one-day international in Colombo yesterday.

(Sri Lanka won toss)


B R Hartland st G W'singhe b Jayasuriya 54

J G Wright run out 1

*A H Jones c Kalpage b Anurasiri 37

K R Rutherford c Mahanama b Kalpage 2

C Z Harris c Mahanama b Kalpage 2

A C Parore c Gurusinha b Jayasuriya 17

D J Nash not out 40

J T C Vaughan c H'singhe b Jayasuriya 12

G E Bradburn not out 11

Extras (b4 lb9 nb1) 14

Total (for 7, 50 overs) 190

Fall: 1-17 2-96 3-100 4-100 5-108 6-134 7-150.

Did not bat: M L Su'a, C Pringle.

Bowling: G P Wickramasinghe 7-1-29-0; Gurusinha 7-1-11-0; Hathurusinghe 3-0-16-0; Anurasiri 10-0-34-1; Ranatunga 5-0-20-0; Kalpage 10-2-34-2; Jayasuriya 8-0-33-3.


R S Mahanama not out 84

U C Hathurusinghe c Rutherford b Su'a 14

A P Gurusinha c Nash b Harris 37

P A de Silva not out 43

Extras (b5 lb3 nb2 w4) 14

Total (for 2, 37.4 overs) 192

Fall: 1-46 2-120.

Did not bat: *A Ranatunga, H P Tillekeratne, A G D Wickremasinghe, S T Jayasuriya, R S Kalpage, S D Anurasiri, G P Wickramasinghe.

Bowling: Pringle 9.4-1-45-0; Nash 6-2-15-0; Su'a 5-0-28-1; Vaughan 4-0-26-0; Harris 5-0-34-1; Bradburn 8-0-36-0.

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets

South Africa and India will return to the Wanderers ground in Johannesburg today in the hope of playing the fourth day-night one-day international which was rained off yesterday.