Asia Cup, 2008 / Wicket commentary

Asia Cup - 12th match, Super Four

Pakistan v Bangladesh

Pakistan won by 10 wickets (with 182 balls remaining)

1.2

Abdur Rauf to Nazimuddin, OUT, Nazimuddin goes for broke and tries to cart him over the on side, he swings too early and gets a thick top edge, Malik runs across from cover and takes it very comfortably, Nazimuddin got away with a poor stroke in the first over but not this time

Nazimuddin c Shoaib Malik b Abdur Rauf 3 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Bangladesh 6/1   Tamim Iqbal 1* (3b)   Abdur Rauf 0.2-0-1-1

9.6

Abdur Rauf to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, Six and out... After playing the best shot of the match Ashraful's stint ends, the extra bounce from Rauf directed at his body has him at sea, he tries to fend it off but the ball lobs up and Misbah takes the easiest of catches at point

Mohammad Ashraful c Misbah-ul-Haq b Abdur Rauf 14 (38m 18b 0x4 1x6) SR: 77.77

Bangladesh 47/2   Tamim Iqbal 24* (37b 3x4)   Abdur Rauf 5-0-19-2

10.2

Sohail Tanvir to Raqibul Hasan, OUT, Tanvir bangs it in the bouncer and Raqibul falls for the bait, his hook fails to get the distance and Iftikhar Anjum runs forward from fine leg and takes the sitter

Raqibul Hasan c Iftikhar Anjum b Sohail Tanvir 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bangladesh 48/3   Tamim Iqbal 25* (38b 3x4)   Sohail Tanvir 5.2-0-25-1

11.1

Abdur Rauf to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, That's a ripper! Rauf hits the deck hard and the extra bounce gets him another scalp, Tamim has no time to fend off that delivery, he takes his eyes off the ball and the ball lobs off his glove and gives Younis an easy catch at first slip

Tamim Iqbal c Younis Khan b Abdur Rauf 26 (54m 41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 63.41

Bangladesh 49/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 0* (2b)   Abdur Rauf 5.1-0-19-3

18.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Alok Kapali, OUT, Pitches outside the offstump at a good pace and the extra bounce claims Kapali, he tries to defend but opens the face of the bat and Younis takes it at first slip falling backwards

Alok Kapali c Younis Khan b Iftikhar Anjum 17 (36m 27b 4x4 0x6) SR: 62.96

Bangladesh 73/5   Mushfiqur Rahim 4* (17b)   Iftikhar Anjum 2.1-1-13-1

27.4

Shoaib Malik to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, Rahim rocks back and tucks it towards Jamshed at short midwicket and sets off, Jamshed dives to his left and fires in the throw at the striker's end, Rahim was ball-watching all along and turned around and tried desperately to make his ground but Sarfraz had whipped off the bails

Mushfiqur Rahim run out 15 (80m 37b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.54

Bangladesh 92/6   Mahmudullah 5* (37b)   Shoaib Malik 0.4-0-2-0

31.3

Shoaib Malik to Mahmudullah, OUT, Mahmudullah's struggle ends, Malik floats it down the leg side, he tries to whip it behind square on the on side but ends up playing it straight to Misbah at legslip who takes a sharp catch

Mahmudullah c Misbah-ul-Haq b Shoaib Malik 11 (55m 47b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.40

Bangladesh 99/7   Farhad Reza 1* (13b)   Shoaib Malik 2.3-0-6-1

32.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, Anjum gets another reward for his miserly spell! He pitches it on a good length on offstump and gets it to cut back in, Mashrafe stays rooted to the crease and is struck in line with middle stump, easy decision for Ian Gould

Mashrafe Mortaza lbw b Iftikhar Anjum 1 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Bangladesh 100/8   Farhad Reza 1* (14b)   Iftikhar Anjum 9.1-5-20-2

36.4

Saeed Ajmal to Abdur Razzak, OUT, Ajmal switches back to over the wicket and traps him, he dishes out another doosra, Razzak tries to slog it over the on side but swings way too early and the ball crashes onto the stumps

Abdur Razzak b Saeed Ajmal 9 (16m 15b 0x4 1x6) SR: 60.00

Bangladesh 113/9   Farhad Reza 2* (26b)   Saeed Ajmal 7.4-0-19-1

38.2

Saeed Ajmal to Farhad Reza, OUT, ...and it's a doosra to wrap up the innings. He gives it a lot of flight and that prompts Reza to give him the charge, he misreads the turn and misses it completely and it's an easy stumping for Sarfraz

Farhad Reza st †Sarfraz Ahmed b Saeed Ajmal 3 (49m 30b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

Bangladesh 115/10   Shahadat Hossain 0* (6b)   Saeed Ajmal 8.2-0-19-2
Tournament Results
India v Sri Lanka at Karachi - Jul 6, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 100 runs
Pakistan v Bangladesh at Karachi - Jul 4, 2008
Pakistan won by 10 wickets (with 182 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Karachi - Jul 3, 2008
India won by 6 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
Pakistan v India at Karachi - Jul 2, 2008
Pakistan won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Karachi - Jun 30, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 158 runs
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Photos

Jul 4, 2008

Nasir Jamshed congratulates Salman Butt on reaching his fifty, Pakistan v Bangladesh, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, July 4, 2008

Nasir Jamshed congratulates Salman Butt on reaching his fifty

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Jul 4, 2008

Nasir Jamshed scored his second half-century in as many games, Pakistan v Bangladesh, Super Four, Asia Cup, Karachi, July 4, 2008

Nasir Jamshed scored his second half-century in as many games

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