Bangladesh Premier League - Final

Barisal Burners v Dhaka Gladiators

Dhaka Gladiators won by 8 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)

1.1

Azhar Mahmood to Hodge, no run, fullish on the off stump and he pushes it down to mid-off

1.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hodge, 1 run, jams out a full delivery down to mid-off and risks the single, Sunny fumbles

Barisal Burners 7/0   BJ Hodge 1* (2b)

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Hodge, 1 run

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Hodge, SIX, Hodge repeats Shehzad's shot and he goes bigger, clears the front leg and whams it high and far over deep backward square leg

Barisal Burners 25/0   BJ Hodge 8* (4b 1x6)

3.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hodge, (no ball) FOUR, poor ball, slower ball drifts down the leg side and he pulls it well wide of short fine leg, it's a front foot no ball too

3.2

Azhar Mahmood to Hodge, 1 run, Free Hit: Good yorker, he can only dig it out to the on side

Barisal Burners 32/0   BJ Hodge 13* (6b 1x4 1x6)

4.1

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, 1 run, short one and he shuffles and tucks it to short fine leg

4.6

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, no run, pushes it to cover point and Hodge charges out of the crease, in the confusion he is sent back and he makes his ground

Barisal Burners 48/1   BJ Hodge 14* (8b 1x4 1x6)

5.6

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, no run, gets forward and pushes it down to cover

Barisal Burners 49/2   BJ Hodge 14* (9b 1x4 1x6)

6.3

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, 1 run, deftly dabs it down to short third man

6.5

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, no run

6.6

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, SIX, Hodge manages to clear the rope! He risks slogging Afridi, gets on his knee and clears deep midwicket

Barisal Burners 57/3   BJ Hodge 21* (12b 1x4 2x6)

7.3

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, flatter delivery and he punches it down to mid-on

7.5

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, tossed up outside off and he jams it out to cover

Barisal Burners 61/3   BJ Hodge 23* (14b 1x4 2x6)

8.3

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, 1 run, gets a leading edge towards cover point

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, 1 leg bye, tries to work it to leg but the ball lobs of his body to the leg side

Barisal Burners 66/3   BJ Hodge 24* (16b 1x4 2x6)

9.1

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, stays back and clips it to the on side

9.4

Elias Sunny to Hodge, no run, fires it full and on the blockhole, jammed to the off side

9.5

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, bowls it short and he pulls but doesn't quite time it

Barisal Burners 71/3   BJ Hodge 26* (19b 1x4 2x6)

10.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, 1 run, bowls it full and Hodge can only jam it out to long-off

Barisal Burners 74/3   BJ Hodge 27* (20b 1x4 2x6)

11.1

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, steers it wide of cover point

11.4

Elias Sunny to Hodge, no run, forces it right back to the bowler

11.5

Elias Sunny to Hodge, no run, nearly loses his off stump there! Gets on his knee to slog but the ball straightens and nearly shaves the off stump

11.6

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, gets forward and jams it out down to long-on

Barisal Burners 77/4   BJ Hodge 29* (24b 1x4 2x6)

12.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, 1 run, full on middle and he pushes it out to long-on

12.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, no run, steers it to the off side

12.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, no run

12.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, 1 run, Hodge walks across his stumps and tries to lap it over short fine leg but he spoons it and the ball drops in front of Ghosh who runs to his left

Barisal Burners 80/4   BJ Hodge 31* (28b 1x4 2x6)

13.1

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, comes down the track but the delivery was flat and he had to check his shot, placed it along the ground to deep midwicket

13.4

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 1 run, fires it full and quick and he drives hard to sweeper cover

13.6

Elias Sunny to Hodge, 2 runs, forces it to wide long-on and they take the first run quickly, allows the second, good running

Barisal Burners 92/4   BJ Hodge 35* (31b 1x4 2x6)

14.3

Shahid Afridi to Hodge, 1 run, makes room and he reaches out and slaps it to the off side

Barisal Burners 94/4   BJ Hodge 36* (32b 1x4 2x6)

15.1

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, no run, tries the reverse sweep but it doesn't come off, he couldn;t even beat the keeper, enough said..

15.2

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 1 wide, fires it wide down the leg side

15.2

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, no run, flatter delivery and he gets an inside edge onto his pads

15.3

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 1 run, stays back and punches it to long-on

15.6

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, no run, the doosra, he manages to read it and pushes it back to Ajmal

Barisal Burners 101/5   BJ Hodge 37* (36b 1x4 2x6)

16.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, SIX, spoke too soon! Low full toss, Hodge clears the front leg and slogs him cleanly over deep midwicket

16.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, FOUR, goes the other side this time, full and wide and he makes room and hammers it square on the off side, beats sweeper cover

Barisal Burners 112/6   BJ Hodge 47* (38b 2x4 3x6)

17.2

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 1 run, full and flat and he squeezes it down to long-on

17.5

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, no run, tries to run it past the keeper but he misses

17.6

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 1 run, swings and the bat slips out of his hand! Short third man picks up and Hodge dashes to the finish line with no bat in hand

Barisal Burners 118/6   BJ Hodge 49* (41b 2x4 3x6)

18.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, 1 run, down the leg side and he can't beat short fine leg, that's a hard working fifty for Hodge

18.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, SIX, drops it short and Hodge punishes the length by clubbing it high over wide long-on, nearly cracks the windscreen of the car for the player of the series

18.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, no run, good slower ball beats him completely

18.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Hodge, 1 run, makes room and forces it in the air to long-off

Barisal Burners 127/6   BJ Hodge 57* (45b 2x4 4x6)

19.1

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, FOUR, fortune for Hodge, makes room to a quicker delivery and squirts it wide of short third man

19.2

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, no run, drops it short and he chips down the track and he chops it back to the bowler

19.3

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 2 runs, squeezes out a full delivery down to wide long-on, hesitation in the second run

19.4

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, FOUR, another fielding blooper! Hodge drives hard down to deep cover and Imran Nazir runs to his right but over-runs it and the ball beats him, schoolboy error by Nazir

19.5

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 1 run, OUT, jams it out to wide long-off and they hurry the second to get Hodge back on strike but the throw is too quick for Kabir at the bowler's end

Kabir Ali run out 6 (12m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

19.6

Saeed Ajmal to Hodge, 2 runs, forces it to wide long-off and that takes the score to 140

Barisal Burners 140/7   BJ Hodge 70* (51b 4x4 4x6)
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Photos

Feb 29, 2012

Imran Nazir blazed Dhaka to an eight-wicket win in the final, Barisal Burners v Dhaka Gladiators, BPL, final, Mirpur, February 29, 2012

Imran Nazir blazed Dhaka to an eight-wicket win in the final

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Feb 29, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan poses with his Man of the Series prize, Barisal Burners v Dhaka Gladiators, BPL, final, Mirpur, February 29, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan poses with his Man of the Series prize

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