Bangladesh Premier League - Semi final

Chittagong Kings v Sylhet Royals

Chittagong Kings won by 3 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)

Chanderpaul and Stirling on their way, Jacob Oram with the new ball.

Toss: Chittagong won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Farid Mirzad: "Good news. look forward to seeing some outstanding performance by Nabi. we expect some huge shots from him in this match."

Both the teams making one changes to their line up. Nazmul Hossain comes in for Mominul in Sylhet while in Chittagong Rubel is left out and in comes Naeem.

MUNJU: "today weather is good for cricket. We will expect enjoy good cricket today."

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the second Semi-Final match between Chittagong Kings and Sylhet Royals. Match was called off last night due to bad weather and it will be replayed today and it's a sunny evening here at Mirpur.

0.1

Oram to Chanderpaul, 1 run, good length delivery, shaping away, he moves across and he plays behind square

0.2

Oram to Stirling, no run, length delivery, pitching outside off, moves in and hit high on his thigh pad

0.3

Oram to Stirling, FOUR, full length delivery, pitching on middle, he moves away and make some room to hit it over covers for a boundary

0.4

Oram to Stirling, no run, length delivery on middle and leg, defended back to the bowler

0.5

Oram to Stirling, FOUR, another length delivery, angling down the the leg, he dances down the track and got an inside edge, past the keeper for a boundary

0.6

Oram to Stirling, 1 leg bye, short of length delivery, pitching on leg, took a legbye

End of over 1 (10 runs) Sylhet Royals 10/0
PR Stirling    8* (5b 2x4)      JDP Oram    1-0-9-0
S Chanderpaul    1* (1b)     

Taskin from the other end

1.1

Taskin Ahmed to Stirling, no run, short and a bit wide delivery outside off, Stirling misses a swing

1.2

Taskin Ahmed to Stirling, no run, full, wide outside off, he saw Stirling moving away and he was with his best delivery, beaten

1.3

Taskin Ahmed to Stirling, FOUR, length delivery, pitching outside off, moving away, he stands firmly and swings it over midwicket for a boundary

1.4

Taskin Ahmed to Stirling, no run, full, pitching around off, he punched off his backfoot to mid-off

1.5

Taskin Ahmed to Stirling, no run, short of length delivery, pitching outside off, misses a heave towards midwicket, keeper did the rest

1.6

Taskin Ahmed to Stirling, 2 runs, short and wide outside off, he goes back and smashed it just left of the mid-off, took a couple

End of over 2 (6 runs) Sylhet Royals 16/0
PR Stirling    14* (11b 3x4)      Taskin Ahmed    1-0-6-0
S Chanderpaul    1* (1b)      JDP Oram    1-0-9-0

Now Oram, comes round the wicket

2.1

Oram to Chanderpaul, OUT, short of length delivery outside off, defended off his backfoot for a quick single infront of covers, Doeschate runs quickly towards the ball and hit it towards the striker's end and Stirling found inches short in the replay.

PR Stirling run out 14 (11m 11b 3x4 0x6) SR: 127.27

2.2

Oram to Smith, 1 run, length delivery on middle and leg, whipped of his pads to fine leg

2.3

Oram to Chanderpaul, FOUR, full, pitching outside off, he just leans a bit forward and just a push towards the cover for a boundary

2.4

Oram to Chanderpaul, no run, length delivery outside off, closes the face of the bat too soon, outside edge towards point

2.5

Oram to Chanderpaul, 1 run, length delivery, pitching outside off, dabs it towards wide of third man

2.6

Oram to Smith, no run, good length, angling into him, pushes back to Oram

End of over 3 (6 runs) Sylhet Royals 22/1
DR Smith    1* (2b)      JDP Oram    2-0-15-0
S Chanderpaul    6* (5b 1x4)      Taskin Ahmed    1-0-6-0

3.1

Taskin Ahmed to Chanderpaul, no run, short of length delivery, shaping away, plays of his backfoot towards cover

3.2

Taskin Ahmed to Chanderpaul, no run, fuller, pitching on middle, pushes straight to mid-off, sloppy fielding still no run

3.3

Taskin Ahmed to Chanderpaul, 2 runs, length delivery, shaping away, cut away off his backfoot towards third man

3.4

Taskin Ahmed to Chanderpaul, 1 run, fuller and straighter on off, plays off his backfoot towards midwicket for a single

3.5

Taskin Ahmed to Smith, 1 leg bye, short of length delivery, angling down the leg, struck pads and took a leg bye

3.6

Taskin Ahmed to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short of length delivery, pitching around leg and that's moving away from Chanderpaul, he nudges off his backfoot towards mid-off for a quick single

End of over 4 (5 runs) Sylhet Royals 27/1
S Chanderpaul    10* (10b 1x4)      Taskin Ahmed    2-0-10-0
DR Smith    1* (3b)      JDP Oram    2-0-15-0

4.1

Oram to Chanderpaul, no run, full length delivery outside off, he drives straight to covers

4.2

Oram to Chanderpaul, no run, another full delivery within the reach of Chanderpaul, plays with soft hands to off side

4.3

Oram to Chanderpaul, no run, Again, a full delivery, outside off, he pushes to covers, can't beat the fielder

4.4

Oram to Chanderpaul, 1 run, length delivery, around off, came back into him, of his inside edge towards short fine leg for a single

4.5

Oram to Smith, no run, good length delivery, down the leg, struck high on his thigh

4.6

Oram to Smith, 1 run, full, pitching around off, Smith plays with soft hands infront of covers for a quick one

End of over 5 (2 runs) Sylhet Royals 29/1
DR Smith    2* (5b)      JDP Oram    3-0-17-0
S Chanderpaul    11* (14b 1x4)      Taskin Ahmed    2-0-10-0

Cooper comes into the attack

5.1

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, touch short outside off, cut away off his backfoot, past point for a single

5.2

Cooper to Chanderpaul, 1 run, fuller, on middle and leg, pushes towards cover

5.3

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, back of length delivery, shaping in, plays infront of cover

5.4

Cooper to Chanderpaul, 1 run, good length, on middle and leg, plays with soft hands for a quick single

5.5

Cooper to Smith, no run, length delivery, angling into Smith, defended off his frontfoot to on side

5.6

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, another length delivery, outside off, he moves across and worked it behind of square for a single

End of over 6 (5 runs) Sylhet Royals 34/1
DR Smith    5* (9b)      KK Cooper    1-0-5-0
S Chanderpaul    13* (16b 1x4)      JDP Oram    3-0-17-0

Enamul Haque into the attack

6.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Smith, no run, flatter on middle and leg, plays to short fine leg

6.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Smith, no run, on middle and leg, pushed back towards the bowler

6.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Smith, no run, length delivery, on middle, defended to off side

6.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Smith, OUT, after bowling some length deliveries, he bowled a tossed up this time, on middle and off, Smith went for the swing over long-on, couldn't get the elevation nor the distance, Ariful took it comfortable well inside the long-on fence

DR Smith c Ariful Haque b Enamul Haque jnr 5 (20m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.46

In comes the captain Mushfiqur Rahim, will be at non-striker's end

6.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Chanderpaul, 1 run, flatter, outside off, plays of his backfoot behind point for a single

6.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, flighted delivery, on middle and off, defended

End of over 7 (1 run) Sylhet Royals 35/2
Mushfiqur Rahim    0* (1b)      Enamul Haque jnr    1-0-1-1
S Chanderpaul    14* (17b 1x4)      KK Cooper    1-0-5-0

Now, it's Mahmudullah

7.1

Mahmudullah to Chanderpaul, 4 byes, Ohh, what a delivery! tossed up delivery outside off, a bit faster, he tried to work it to on side, could not read the line of the ball, missed by everyone, took 4 byes

7.2

Mahmudullah to Chanderpaul, 1 run, on middle and leg, work it towards midwicket

7.3

Mahmudullah to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, length delivery, on middle and leg, plays with soft hands

7.4

Mahmudullah to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, flatter, outside off, pushes off his frontfoot towards point

7.5

Mahmudullah to Chanderpaul, 1 run, touch short outside off, he moves back and plays it to wide of midwicket

7.6

Mahmudullah to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, flatter on middle and leg, he bends down and sweep sweetly to the fine leg fence

End of over 8 (11 runs) Sylhet Royals 46/2
Mushfiqur Rahim    5* (4b 1x4)      Mahmudullah    1-0-7-0
S Chanderpaul    16* (20b 1x4)      Enamul Haque jnr    1-0-1-1

8.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Chanderpaul, no run, on middle and leg, plays off his backfoot to short covers

8.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Chanderpaul, OUT, Gone! flatter delivery on middle and off, did not turn too much, Chanderpaul went for a reverse sweep, misses the line of the ball and struck on his pads, that is hitting off stump, given

S Chanderpaul lbw b Enamul Haque jnr 16 (41m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Mohammad Nabi is the new man in

8.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, no run, flighted delivery, down the leg, defended

8.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, no run, full, outside off, drives off his backfoot to off side

8.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, no run, another tossed up delivery, on leg, plays with soft hands

8.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, tossed up on middle, moves a bit across and paddle sweeps it for a couple

End of over 9 (2 runs) Sylhet Royals 48/3
Mohammad Nabi    2* (4b)      Enamul Haque jnr    2-0-3-2
Mushfiqur Rahim    5* (4b 1x4)      Mahmudullah    1-0-7-0

9.1

Mahmudullah to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, length delivery, outside off, plays it towards point

9.2

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Nabi, no run, length delivery, bit of turn, work it towards short fine leg

9.3

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Nabi, no run, flatter outside off, misses it

9.4

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Nabi, no run, full length delivery, outside off, drives to covers

9.5

Mahmudullah to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, on middle and leg, works it behind of square for a single

9.6

Mahmudullah to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, on middle and leg, bends down and sweeps it behind of square

End of over 10 (3 runs) Sylhet Royals 51/3
Mushfiqur Rahim    7* (6b 1x4)      Mahmudullah    2-0-10-0
Mohammad Nabi    3* (8b)      Enamul Haque jnr    2-0-3-2

Strategic time-out

10.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short of length delivery, down the leg, he goes back and plays to deep midwicket

10.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, flatter, pitching on middle, giving the charge, plays over midwicket

10.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, flighted delivery, outside off, he moves away and make some room to hit it over covers for a boundary

10.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, fuller, works it behind of square

10.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, 1 wide, length delivery, down the leg, called wide

10.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, worked it towards wide of short fine leg for a single

10.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, length delivery, he moves forward and pushes it wide of long-on for a couple

End of over 11 (11 runs) Sylhet Royals 62/3
Mushfiqur Rahim    15* (10b 2x4)      Enamul Haque jnr    3-0-14-2
Mohammad Nabi    5* (10b)      Mahmudullah    2-0-10-0

Bopara into the attack

11.1

Bopara to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, short of length delivery, outside off, he waits for it and clipped it towards the vacant midwicket area for a couple

11.2

Bopara to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, length delivery, outside off, moves across and works it right of fine leg for another couple

11.3

Bopara to Mohammad Nabi, no run, fuller on middle and leg, defended to off side

11.4

Bopara to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, another short length delivery, moves away and make some room, steers past point for a single

11.5

Bopara to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short and wide outside off, Rahim reaches the ball and plays it to deep point for a single

11.6

Bopara to Mohammad Nabi, OUT, fuller length delivery, pitching on off, Nabi early to his shot, he went to lofts it over midwicket for a biggie, but closes the face of the bat too soon and a mistimed hit which went high towards the sight-screen where Doeschate running to his left from long-on took a catch

Mohammad Nabi c ten Doeschate b Bopara 10 (18m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

End of over 12 (6 runs) Sylhet Royals 68/4
     RS Bopara    1-0-6-1
Mushfiqur Rahim    16* (11b 2x4)      Enamul Haque jnr    3-0-14-2

12.1

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, 1 run, length delivery, on middle and leg, plays to onside for a single

12.2

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, flighted delivery, down the leg, he bends down and sweeps to fine leg

12.3

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, SIX, Lovely, flighted delivery on middle, he leans a bit forward and he reach the pitch of the ball and swings it high over midwicket for the first six

12.4

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, 1 run, tossed up, on the leg, pushed down to long-on

12.5

Enamul Haque jnr to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Rahim advances and make it a full toss and plays it to long-on

12.6

Enamul Haque jnr to Chigumbura, no run, fuller, outside off, pushes to extra cover

End of over 13 (10 runs) Sylhet Royals 78/4
E Chigumbura    8* (4b 1x6)      Enamul Haque jnr    4-0-24-2
Mushfiqur Rahim    18* (13b 2x4)      RS Bopara    1-0-6-1

13.1

Bopara to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, full toss, outside off, drives straight to long-off for a single

13.2

Bopara to Chigumbura, 2 runs, fuller, pitching outside off, he drives that in-between of cover and extra cover for a couple

13.3

Bopara to Chigumbura, FOUR, length delivery outside off, he waited as much as he can and a gentle touch over the slips for a boundary

13.4

Bopara to Chigumbura, 1 run, short of length delivery, outside off, steers past point for a single

13.5

Bopara to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 wide, that's ugly, too wide down the lge

13.5

Bopara to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, good length, pitching outside off, shaping in, he went across and tries to scoop, misses it

13.6

Bopara to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX, short and wide outside off, Rahim reaches the ball and sliced it over point for a six

End of over 14 (15 runs) Sylhet Royals 93/4
Mushfiqur Rahim    25* (16b 2x4 1x6)      RS Bopara    2-0-21-1
E Chigumbura    15* (7b 1x4 1x6)      Enamul Haque jnr    4-0-24-2

14.1

Taskin Ahmed to Chigumbura, no run, almost a yorker down the leg, he defended off his backfoot to onside, midwicket fielder comes quickly and throws to non-striker's end, no harm done

14.2

Taskin Ahmed to Chigumbura, 1 leg bye, short of length down the leg, struck pads and they took a leg bye

14.3

Taskin Ahmed to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, fuller length delivery, on middle and off, he moves a bit across and plays to midwicket

14.4

Taskin Ahmed to Chigumbura, 1 run, another full length delivery, not giving too much of room, he went back and punched to long-on

14.5

Taskin Ahmed to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, short of length delivery, angling in, he went for a big heave, misses it completely but an inside edge past fine leg fence and that's hundred for the Royals.

14.6

Taskin Ahmed to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX, fuller, outside off, he reaches off his backfoot and he sliced it high and handsomely over point for a six

End of over 15 (13 runs) Sylhet Royals 106/4
Mushfiqur Rahim    36* (19b 3x4 2x6)      Taskin Ahmed    3-0-22-0
E Chigumbura    16* (10b 1x4 1x6)      RS Bopara    2-0-21-1

15.1

Cooper to Chigumbura, FOUR, length delivery outside off, he waited for it and just guided it wide of short third man for a boundary

15.2

Cooper to Chigumbura, no run, fuller, down the leg, early to his shot, misses it

15.3

Cooper to Chigumbura, FOUR, touch short outside off, he went for a cut, inside edge to the left of the keeper to the fence

15.4

Cooper to Chigumbura, 1 run, length delivery, worked it towards fine leg

15.5

Cooper to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 wide, short and wide outside off, called wide by Jeremy

15.5

Cooper to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, slower delivery, short of length delivery outside off, Rahim goes back and tries to cut it off his backfoot over backward point, but played it straight into the throat of Enamul, a very loose shot!

Mushfiqur Rahim c Enamul Haque jnr b Cooper 36 (47m 20b 3x4 2x6) SR: 180.00

15.6

Cooper to Nazmul Hossain Milon, 1 run, fuller length, outside off, nudged it towards cover for single

End of over 16 (11 runs) Sylhet Royals 117/5
Nazmul Hossain Milon    1* (1b)      KK Cooper    2-0-16-1
E Chigumbura    25* (14b 3x4 1x6)      Taskin Ahmed    3-0-22-0

Oram with his final over

16.1

Oram to Nazmul Hossain Milon, 1 run, back of length delivery on middle and leg, goes back and make some room and guides it behind of point for a single

16.2

Oram to Chigumbura, no run, slower bouncer outside off, Chigumbura misses the pull

16.3

Oram to Chigumbura, no run, fuller length, pitching outside off, drives straight back to Oram

16.4

Oram to Chigumbura, 1 run, full and slower, around off, clipped off towards vacant midwicket for an easy single

16.5

Oram to Nazmul Hossain Milon, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Milon reaches the bounce of the ball and pulls of his front foot towards wide of fine leg, fall short off the running fielder and reaches the fence

16.6

Oram to Nazmul Hossain Milon, 1 run, length delivery, on off and middle, pushes it left of Oram, all-along the ground for a single

End of over 17 (7 runs) Sylhet Royals 124/5
Nazmul Hossain Milon    7* (4b 1x4)      JDP Oram    4-0-24-0
E Chigumbura    26* (17b 3x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    2-0-16-1

17.1

Cooper to Nazmul Hossain Milon, no run, back of length delivery, outside off, plays with soft hands back to the bowler

17.2

Cooper to Nazmul Hossain Milon, 1 run, length delivery, on middle and leg, played towards midwicket

17.3

Cooper to Chigumbura, 1 run, fuller, on middle and off, punched off his backfoot to long-off

17.4

Cooper to Nazmul Hossain Milon, OUT, length delivery, pitching outside off, he stands tall in his crease and tries to clear the midwicket fence, that swing got the elevation not the distance, went high in the air and Mahmudullah running from the fence took it sliding forward

Nazmul Hossain Milon c Mahmudullah b Cooper 8 (9m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 114.28

17.5

Cooper to Chigumbura, 1 wide, fuller, down the leg, called wide

17.5

Cooper to Chigumbura, no run, short of length, outside off and a slower one too, beaten

17.6

Cooper to Chigumbura, no run, length delivery, again beaten outside off

End of over 18 (3 runs) Sylhet Royals 127/6
E Chigumbura    27* (20b 3x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    3-0-19-2
Sohag Gazi    0* (0b)      JDP Oram    4-0-24-0

Taskin to bowl his last over

18.1

Taskin Ahmed to Sohag Gazi, OUT, back of length delivery, pitching outside off, that delivery angling into him with a good amount of bounce, he goes away to leg side and make some room and tried to sliced it over point, could not reach the bounce of the ball and played away from his body, an outside edge leading to the keeper

Sohag Gazi c †Nurul Hasan b Taskin Ahmed 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.2

Taskin Ahmed to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, another short of length delivery, on middle and leg, plays to short midwicket

18.3

Taskin Ahmed to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, fuller, on to his legs, pushes to onside

18.4

Taskin Ahmed to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, short of length delivery on middle and leg, mistimed a pull shot to onside

18.5

Taskin Ahmed to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, fuller, outside off, he goes back and Taskin bowled it too wide and it's beyond his reach

18.6

Taskin Ahmed to Suhrawadi Shuvo, 2 runs, fuller on middle and off, pushes down the ground to long-off, they coming back for the second, a fumble from Taskin ended a possible run-out chance, nevertheless, a good penultimate over from Taskin

End of over 19 (2 runs) Sylhet Royals 129/7
Suhrawadi Shuvo    2* (5b)      Taskin Ahmed    4-0-24-1
E Chigumbura    27* (20b 3x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    3-0-19-2

19.1

Cooper to Chigumbura, no run, fuller, down the leg, inside edge to the left of the keeper

19.2

Cooper to Chigumbura, 1 wide, short and wide outside off, wild swing from it, that's miles away from him, called wide

19.2

Cooper to Chigumbura, SIX, short of length delivery, angling back into him, he goes back and swings it over midwicket for a six

19.3

Cooper to Chigumbura, SIX, full toss, around off, and he again goes back and deep into his crease and hammered it over wide of long-on, that went a bit flat but fast

19.4

Cooper to Chigumbura, 2 runs, fuller, outside off, Chigumbura already into his shot and a wild swing trying to clear it over midwicket, could not get the distance, went high and Roy reaches the ball, couldn't hold it though, took a couple

19.5

Cooper to Chigumbura, 1 run, length delivery, outside off, pushes to extra cover

19.6

Cooper to Suhrawadi Shuvo, FOUR, fuller length, outside off, he leans a bit forward and a cross batted shot towards the vacant midwicket region for a boundary.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (20 runs) Sylhet Royals 149/7
Suhrawadi Shuvo    6* (6b 1x4)      KK Cooper    4-0-39-2
E Chigumbura    42* (25b 3x4 3x6)      Taskin Ahmed    4-0-24-1
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Photos

Feb 18, 2013

Mushfiqur Rahim's quick knock of 36 went in vain, Chittagong Kings v Sylhet Royals, BPL, Mirpur, February 18, 2013

Mushfiqur Rahim's quick knock of 36 went in vain

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Feb 18, 2013

Chittagong Kings players celebrate a fall of wicket, Chittagong Kings v Sylhet Royals, BPL, Mirpur, February 18, 2013

Chittagong Kings players celebrate a fall of wicket

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