Pakistan vs India 3rd ODI 1989 Article

Read the article of Pakistan vs India 3rd ODI 1989 - India tour of Pakistan 4-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between India and Pakistan at National Stadium, Karachi in 20th December 1989.

The third One-day international match between Pakistan and India game halted by spectators riot after superb bowling display by Manoj Prabhakar's 3 for 5 in 5-overs.

Pakistan scored 28-3 in 14.3 overs with top scorer by Shoaib Mohammad scored 13 off consuming 32-balls without a boundary.

Imran Khan hit 9 off consumed 28-balls without a boundary and Javed Miandad scored 2 consuming 2-balls without a boundary.

India best bowler by Manoj Prabhakar captured three-wickets for 5-runs in 5-overs including two maidens with economy rate of 1.

This match reported by SMH Staff (Third Party Reference from SMH)

The one-day international between Pakistan and India was suspended after 14 overs today after a demonstration in the stadium about a planned cultural visit turned into a riot.

Witnesses said Indian fielders were pelted with stones and oranges and police retaliated with tear gas. At one stage several shots rang out but there was no report of casualties.

Indian player Mohammed Azharuddin was slightly hurt when struck on the elbow by a stone. prompting the visiting team to walk off the field as missiles rained down from the terraces.

Police used steel-tipped batons to control a crowd outside the stadium after a student was caught with a revolver trying to climb the wall around the ground.

The second game in the three-match one-day series, reduced from the original four after the first was downgraded to a friendly, was suspended with Pakistan on 3-27 after 14 of their allotted 40 overs.

Captain Imran Khan was nine not out with Shoaib Mohammad on 13.

The umpires tried to restart the game after about 35 minutes but the Indian team again left the ground when Ravi Shastri complained that the crowd was hurling

Organisers brought on Pakistan's Javed Miandad to appeal for calm, but he failed to quieten the protesters.

The trouble began after spectators carrying flags of the opposition Mohajir National Movement grouped near a high steel fence outside the general enclosure and shouted slogans against a planned cultural visit to Pakistan by Indian film stars.

Right-wing groups in Pakistan, which believe cultural shows involving women desecrate Islam, are demanding the visit be cancelled.

India and Pakistan have fought three wars since independence in 1947 and deep suspicions remain between the two nations.



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