Asia Cup, 2008 / Commentary

Asia Cup - 7th match, Super Four

Bangladesh v India

India won by 7 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)

35.3

Ojha to Mahmudullah, no run, leans forward to drive to left of Ojha

35.4

Ojha to Mahmudullah, no run

35.5

Ojha to Mahmudullah, 1 run, goes back to push through backward point

Bangladesh 170/5   Mahmudullah 1* (3b)

36.3

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, full and on the middle, worked to midwicket

36.4

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, goes back to wrist a delivery turning to leg stump to long leg

Bangladesh 173/5   Mahmudullah 2* (5b)

37.1

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, no run, on a good length, comes forward and pushes it to mid off

37.2

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, no run, fuller on the leg stump, Mahmudullah flicks it to midwicket, he needs to be a little bit more squarer if he wants runs

37.3

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, 1 run, outside the off stump, pushes to deep point

Bangladesh 174/5   Mahmudullah 3* (8b)

38.2

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run

38.4

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, outside the off stump, cut late to short third man

38.5

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, on the off stump, comes forward and defends it

38.6

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, on the middle and leg, Mahumudullah turns it to fine leg for a single

Bangladesh 179/5   Mahmudullah 5* (12b)

39.1

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, no run, outside the off stump, comes forward and defends

39.2

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, 1 run, outside the off stump, comes forward and pushes it to sweeper cover for a single

39.4

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, Mahmudullah pushes it to mid on for a single

Bangladesh 182/5   Mahmudullah 7* (15b)

40.1

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, goes back to push it back to the bowler

40.2

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, gets this one past the bowler and to long-on

40.5

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, turns in , worked to Robin at backward square leg

40.6

Pathan to Mahmudullah, 1 run, leans forward to push to left of covers for a single

Bangladesh 189/5   Mahmudullah 9* (19b)

41.1

Singh to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short of length delivery angling away from the off stump, he shuffles across to wrist it to wide midwicket

41.5

Singh to Mahmudullah, no run, well outside off stump, can't connect with the square drive

41.6

Singh to Mahmudullah, no run, closer to the off stump and driven to Yuvraj at extra cover

Bangladesh 193/5   Mahmudullah 10* (22b)

42.6

Pathan to Mahmudullah, no run, flat and quick on the off stump line, pushed to the off side

Bangladesh 206/5   Mahmudullah 10* (23b)

43.2

Singh to Mahmudullah, FOUR, full and angling away from Mahmudullah who tries to loft it over the infield and gets a thickish edge over backward point.

43.3

Singh to Mahmudullah, no run, from round the stumps, lands it full on off and middle, turned to midwicket

43.4

Singh to Mahmudullah, 1 run, on the off and middle line but Mahmudullah whips it across the line behind square leg. Very wristy stroke.

Bangladesh 212/5   Mahmudullah 15* (26b 1x4)

44.6

Gony to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, Mahmuddallah rocks back to pull a short-of-length delivery to wide midwicket region. Bangladesh are galloping in style.

Bangladesh 236/5   Mahmudullah 17* (27b 1x4)

45.4

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, 1 leg bye, moves outside off stump and tries to paddle scoop, misses but will pick up a leg bye

Bangladesh 242/5   Mahmudullah 17* (28b 1x4)

46.1

Singh to Mahmudullah, no run, yorker from round the stumps, dug out to the off side

46.2

Singh to Mahmudullah, 1 run, just short of the block hole, on the off stump, stabbed to extra cover

46.4

Singh to Mahmudullah, no run, on the legs, the batsman fails to put it away, He wanted to turn it behind square leg but missed and it rolled off the pad to the off side

46.5

Singh to Mahmudullah, 1 run, backs away to drive a length delivery coming in towards middle, from round the stumps, to long-on

Bangladesh 250/5   Mahmudullah 19* (32b 1x4)

47.1

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, 1 run, low full toss, dabbed to midwicket and that will bring Kapali on strike

47.4

I Sharma to Mahmudullah, 1 run, driven through covers for a single

Bangladesh 259/5   Mahmudullah 21* (34b 1x4)

48.1

Singh to Mahmudullah, 1 leg bye, on the legs, tries to pull it away, misses but will pick a leg bye

Bangladesh 260/5   Mahmudullah 21* (35b 1x4)

49.2

Gony to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, another slower one but down the leg, this time. Kirsten is scribbling furiously on his notepad. Just write Kapali and stare admiringly, Gary!

49.2

Gony to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, short of length delivery and it has been flat-batted to left of long-off

49.3

Gony to Mahmudullah, 1 run, yorker, dug out to the on side and Kapali will be on strike

49.6

Gony to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, swung to deep square leg region for two runs and Bangladesh end on a strong 283. Game on.

Bangladesh 283/6   Mahmudullah 26* (38b 1x4)
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Photos

Jun 28, 2008

Pragyan Ojha in his final delivery stride, Bangladesh v India, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, June 28, 2008

Pragyan Ojha in his final delivery stride

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Jun 28, 2008

Suresh Raina soaks in his second ODI hundred, Bangladesh v India, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, June 28, 2008

Suresh Raina soaks in his second ODI hundred

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