Action Replay ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa 2003

23rd ODI: England v Pakistan, 22 Feb 2003
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In the circumstances, Akhtar probably would have done no worse than take a leaf or two out of James Anderson's book. The 20- year-old English seamer, who seems to have modelled himself after New Zealand all-rounder Dion Nash, bowled with commendable control and guile after being handed the new ball by Hussain. He dealt his first blow with a beautiful outswinger that opened Inzamam-ul-Haq up and forced the latter to edge a catch to Nick Knight at third slip.

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