Pakistani cricket team in Australia in 2004–05

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Pakistani cricket team in Australia in 2004–05
  Flag of Pakistan.svg Flag of Australia.svg
  Pakistan Australia
Dates 7 December 2004 – 6 February 2005
Captains Inzamam-ul-Haq
Yousuf Youhana (2 Tests)
Ricky Ponting
Test series
Result Australia won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Younis Khan (259) Ricky Ponting (403)
Most wickets Danish Kaneria (15) Glenn McGrath (17)
Player of the series Damien Martyn (Aus)

The Pakistan national cricket team toured Australia in the 2004–05 season and played three Test matches against Australia. Australia won the series 3–0.[1][2]

Tour matches[edit]

50 overs: Chairman's XI v Pakistanis[edit]

7 December 2004
Scorecard
Pakistanis 
256/9 (50 overs)
v
Cricket Australia Chairman's XI
213 (45.2 overs)
Salman Butt 115 (135)
Michael Hussey 3/28 (4 overs)
Chris Rogers 61 (59)
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 3/36 (10 overs)
Pakistanis won by 43 runs
Lilac Hill, Perth
Umpires: Bruce Bennett (Aus) and Ian Lock (Aus)
  • Pakistanis won the toss and elected to bat

First-class: Western Australia v Pakistanis[edit]

9–11 December 2004
Scorecard
v
262 (82.1 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 83* (198)
Brett Dorey 3/38 (16 overs)
404/9 (92 overs)
Michael Hussey 124 (203)
Danish Kaneria 3/133 (34 overs)
174 (54.2 overs)
Salman Butt 47 (77)
Brett Dorey 5/41 (19.2 overs)
34/0 (4.5 overs)
Justin Langer 14 (19)
Abdul Razzaq 0/11 (2 overs)
Western Australia won by 10 wickets
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Jeff Brookes (Aus) and Andrew Craig (Aus)
  • Pakistanis won the toss and elected to field.

50 overs: Australia A v Pakistanis[edit]

12 January 2005
Scorecard
Pakistanis 
279/8 (50 overs)
v
Australia Australia A
266 (48.4 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 89 (61)
Shaun Tait 2/49 (10 overs)
Brad Haddin 129 (124)
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 3/42 (9.4 overs)
Pakistanis won by 13 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Ian Lock (Aus) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
  • Australia A won the toss and elected to field.

Twenty20: Australia A v Pakistanis[edit]

13 January 2005
Scorecard
Australia A Australia
185/2 (20 overs)
v
 Pakistanis
129/7 (20 overs)
Cameron White 58* (38)
Shoaib Akhtar 2/37 (4 overs)
Taufeeq Umar 31 (20)
Damien Wright 2/27 (4 overs)
Australia A won by 56 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Ian Lock (Aus) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
  • Australia A won the toss and elected to bat.

50 overs: Prime Minister's XI v Pakistanis[edit]

25 January 2005
Scorecard
Prime Minister's XI
191 (46.4 overs)
v
 Pakistanis
192/5 (42.5 overs)
Chris Rogers 46
Shoaib Malik 3/29 (10 overs)
Younis Khan 62*
Ben Edmondson 3/38 (9 overs)
Pakistanis won by 5 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Umpires: Andrew Shelley (Aus) and John Smeaton (Aus)
Player of the match: Younis Khan (Pakistanis)
  • Pakistanis won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

16–19 December 2004
Scorecard
v
381 (90.5 overs)
Justin Langer 191 (280)
Shoaib Akhtar 5/22 (22 overs)
179 (77.3 overs)
Younis Khan 42 (99)
Michael Kasprowicz 5/30 (16.3 overs)
361/5d (85.2 overs)
Damien Martyn 100* (121)
Danish Kaneria 2/130 (32 overs)
72 (31.3 overs)
Yousuf Youhana 27 (31)
Glenn McGrath 8/24 (16 overs)
Australia won by 491 runs
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Rudi Koertzen (SA)
Player of the match: Justin Langer (Aus)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Mohammad Khalil (Pak) made his Test debut.

2nd Test[edit]

26–29 December 2004
Scorecard
v
341 (107.3 overs)
Yousuf Youhana 111 (134)
Jason Gillespie 3/77 (26 overs)
379 (99.3 overs)
Damien Martyn 142 (245)
Shoaib Akhtar 5/109 (27 overs)
163 (64.2 overs)
Shoaib Malik 41 (89)
Glenn McGrath 4/35 (11.2 overs)
127/1 (27.5 overs)
Ricky Ponting 62* (91)
Mohammad Sami 1/22 (5 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Rudi Koertzen (SA) and Jeremy Lloyds (Eng)
Player of the match: Damien Martyn (Aus)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd Test[edit]

2–5 January 2005
Scorecard
v
304 (86.4 overs)
Salman Butt 101 (185)
Stuart MacGill 5/87 (22 overs)
568 (133.3 overs)
Ricky Ponting 207 (332)
Danish Kaneria 7/188 (49.3 overs)
325 (89.2 overs)
Asim Kamal 87 (143)
Shane Warne 4/11 (26 overs)
62/1 (9.3 overs)
Justin Langer 34 (30)
Danish Kaneria 1/16 (2.3 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and David Shepherd (Eng)
Player of the match: Stuart MacGill (Aus)

VB Series[edit]

Main article: 2004–05 VB Series

During Pakistan's tour they competed in a triangular series with Australia and West Indies. Pakistan finished second in the round robin stage by winning three and losing three matches, but they lost 2–0 to Australia in the best-of-three final.[3][4]

Pos Team Pld W NR/T L BP Pts NRR
1  Australia 6 4 1 1 3 27 +1.082
2  Pakistan 6 3 0 3 2 17 −0.295
3  West Indies 6 1 1 4 2 10 −0.718

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pakistan in Australia 2004-05. ESPNCricinfo.com. Retrieved on 13 February 2012
  2. ^ Australia complete series sweep. ESPNCricinfo.com. Retrieved on 13 February 2012
  3. ^ VB Series 2004/05. ESPNCricinfo.com. Retrieved on 13 February 2012
  4. ^ ESPNCricinfo - Pakistan in Australia, 2004-2005. ESPNCricinfo.com. Retrieved on 13 February 2012
  • Playfair Cricket Annual
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack

External sources[edit]

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