India vs Pakistan Veterans Cricket 2007
India vs Pakistan Veterans Cricket 2007 News
Pakistan seniors beat India seniors in third one day to make a clean sweep
Feb 28, 2007
Pakistan seniors cricket team beat Indian veterans by 43 runs in the third one-day at New Delhis Feroze Shah Kotla ground on Tuesday.
Pakistan senior already 2-0 up made a clean sweep by inflicting another fine victory, said a message made available to APP here from India.
The touring team powered by sizzling half centuries by Ejaz Ahmad (64),Azam Khan (57) ,Amir Akbar (55) and Mansoor Akhtar (40) and Mansoor Elahi (23) led their side to a solid total of 283 for 5 in allotted 50 overs, then restricted the home team to 240 for 8 in similar number of overs.
Narender Mirwani took two wickets from India while Sanjeev Sharma,Rajesh Chuhan and Vijay Bahudar got one wicket each.
Pakistan captain Abdul Qadir,Ejaz Faquih and Arshad Khan snapped up two wickets each for 37, 44 and 44 runs.
Muhammad Hamid seized one wicket.
Indian notable scorers were Vivek Razadan (102),Sanjeev Sharma (33) and Vijay (21) as rest of the Indian batsmen fell cheaply, wasting the hard work of century maker Vivek who kept the hopes alive but failed to get needed support from fellow colleagues.
Pakistan veterans 283 for 5 beat India veterans 240 for 8 by 43 runs
Pakistan veterans clinches series
Feb 26, 2007
On a blistering summer morning, in front of a crowd of more than 15,000, Pravin Amre turned the clock back to score a splendid hundred, but that didn't prove enough to stop Pakistan from winning the second veterans' ODI. With the four-wicket win on Sunday, Pakistan also clinched the three-match series.
The visitor has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead. The final match will be played at Meerut on Tuesday.
Amre's 126 not out off 85 balls (12x4, 5x6) was the mainstay of India's 292 for six in 40 overs (which looked a good score after being put in by Abdul Qadir), but Man of the Match Ijaz Ahmed (83), Mansoor Akhtar (69), Gulam Ali (57) and Azam Khan (45) helped Pakistan romp home with an over and a half to spare.
Pakistan veterans 293 for 6 (38.3 overs) beat India veterans 292 for 6 (40 overs) by four wickets
Pakistan veterans earn four-wicket victory
Feb 24, 2007
A fine half-century by Manzoor Akhtar (62) and useful knocks by Ghulam Ali (41), Amir Akbar (47), and Shoaib Mohammed (39) helped Pakistan veterans beat their Indian counterparts by four wickets in the inaugural match of the friendly cricket series.
Pakistan skipper Abdul Qadir put India in to to bat and the hosts managed 220 in 39.4 overs. The visitors romped home in 38.5 overs.
All-rounder Robin Singh contributed 44 runs off 58 balls, while David Johnson (37) and Manoj Prabhakar (35) helped India reach the challenging total.
Man of the match Qadir and Mohammed Gaffar claimed three wickets each while Arshad khan with two and Ezaz Ahmed with one scalp were other successful bowlers.
In reply, Pakistan had a solid start with openers Gulam Ali (41) and Shoaib Mohammed (39) adding 88 runs.
In the lower order, Manzoor Akhtar scored a brilliant 62 off 73 bowls with four boundaries to help his team to a four-wicket victory.
Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin shuffled his bowlers but they could do little. Narendra Hirwani (two for 32) and Rajesh Chouhan (two for 32) were the most successful bowlers.
Manoj Prabhakar and Vivek Razdan took a wicket each.
Pakistan veterans 221 for 6 (38.5 overs) beat India veterans 220 (39.4 overs) by four wickets
Azharuddin will lead Indian veterans
Feb 05, 2007
Former India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin will lead a veterans' cricket team in the three-match series against Pakistan, starting February 23, according to BVCI Secretary, R.N. Chaturvedi.
India Team :
Mohd Azharuddin (Capt.), Manoj Prabhakar, Chetan Chauhan, Nayan Mongia, Robin Singh, Narendra Hirwani, Praveen Amre, Sanjeev Sharma, Vivek Razdan, Gursharan Singh, Venkatpathy Raju, Venkatesh Prasad, David Johnson, W.V. Raman and Noel David.
Pakistan Team :
Abdul Qadir (Capt.), Rashid latif, Ijaz Ahmed, Mansoor Akhtar, Naveed Anjum, Mohsin Kamal, Ejaz Faquih, Ashraf Ali, Arshad Khan, Shoaib Muhammad, Ghulam Ali, Azam Khan, Mahmood Hamid, Ameer Akbar, Manzoor Elahi and Mian Muhammad.