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  Friday, 22 June, 2001, 16:16 GMT 17:16 UK
Four of the best
Mark Waugh and Adam Gilchrist
Waugh and Gilchrist have often thrived against Pakistan
Australia meet Pakistan at Lord's on Saturday in a repeat of the 1999 World Cup final. BBC Sport Online looks back to four other memorable one-day matches between the two teams.


Hobart, 10 December 1992 - Match tied

A thrilling contest at the Bellerive Oval saw Australia total 228 for seven in their 50 overs after skipper Mark Taylor had won the toss. Dean Jones top scored with 53 off 73 balls and shared a second wicket stand of 92 with Taylor, who made 46.

Pakistan lost both openers with only 10 runs on the board but an innings of 66 by Salim Malik put them back in the game.

Dean Jones
Dean Jones: Success against Pakistan
Fast bowler Craig McDermott took four for 42 and Pakistan were still 17 short of their target when last man Aaqib Javed joined Asif Mujtaba in the middle.

They picked off the runs but the task proved just beyond them in the last over as the scores finished level with Pakistan on 228 for nine and man of the match Mujtaba unbeaten on 56.


Lahore, 14 October 1988 - Pakistan won by losing fewer wickets

A year on from their World Cup semi-final victory over Pakistan, Australia returned to the Gaddafi Stadium for the second game in a best-of-three one-day series.

An opening stand of 71 between David Boon and Geoff Marsh set them on their way to a score of 229 for eight in 45 overs, with Marsh making 89.

Asif Mujtaba
Asif Mujtaba: Man of the match in Hobart
Pakistan were in a strong position as Mudassar Nazar and Salim Malik added 87 for the second wicket before Malik was caught for 44, made from only 43 balls.

Mudassar was the fourth man out for 76 but Ijaz Ahmed made a rapid 39 and Salim Yosuf and Abdul Qadir saw out the final over to see their side home. It was enough to give them the series win as the other two games had to be abandoned.


Perth, 2 January 1987 - Pakistan won by 1 wicket

Four teams took part in the B&H Challenge in Western Australia with England defeating Pakistan by five wickets in the final.

But the closest game was played five days earlier when Pakistan came out on top against Australia despite a brilliant innings of 121 off 113 balls by Dean Jones.

Ijaz Ahmed
Ijaz Ahmed: Eight one-day centuries
Steve Waugh (82) helped put on 173 for the fourth wicket as the home side reached 273 for six in their 50 overs, only for Pakistan to snatch victory off the penultimate ball of the game.

They looked down and out at 96 for five despite opener Qasim Omar's 69.

But Australia had reckoned without Asif Mujtaba and stands of 52 with Manzoor Elahi (48), 43 with Salim Yousuf (31) and 43 with Wasim Akram turned the match on its head. Mujtaba scored an unbeaten 60 off 56 balls to see his team to a tremendous win.


Lahore, 10 November 1998 - Australia won by 6 wickets

India made 316 for seven to beat Pakistan at Dhaka in January 1998, a one-day record score for a side batting second.

It was equalled 10 months later as Australia surpassed a Pakistan score of 315 for eight in a game which saw four players score centuries.

Adam Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist: Stumped for 103
Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting put on 193 for the second wicket in only 29 overs before Gilchrist was stumped for 103, made from 104 deliveries with 12 boundaries.

Skipper Steve Waugh contributed 30 and Ponting reached an unbeaten 124 as Australia got home off the fifth ball of the 49th over to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.

Ijaz Ahmed had earlier made 111 off 109 balls for Pakistan, his eght one-day century, with Yousuf Youhana scoring exactly 100.

 

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