New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2010/11 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh ODI Series - 1st ODI

Bangladesh v New Zealand

Bangladesh won by 9 runs (D/L method)

30.2

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Mushfiqur off the mark in his first international match since that nasty injury he received in England

30.6

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, qucik single into the covers

Bangladesh 135/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 2* (2b)

31.1

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

31.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, the slow track is affecting the ability to go for big strokes against the spinners, flicked to leg

31.3

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to leg again

31.4

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, varies the placement of the forward defensive, this time into the off side

31.5

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, slightly wider which allows a poke through backward point

Bangladesh 136/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 3* (7b)

32.1

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

32.2

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

32.3

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, Mushfiqur fails to take advantage of the short ball outside off, mistimed to point

32.4

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, this time nudged into the leg side behind square

32.6

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, Mushfiqur flicks straight to the short midwicket

Bangladesh 138/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 4* (12b)

33.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

33.3

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, tossed up by Vettori, 77.6kph, swept out to deep backward square

33.5

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slightly more bounce than expected as Mushfiqur's bat is hit high on the splice

33.6

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run

Bangladesh 142/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 6* (16b)

34.1

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, paddled to fine leg

34.2

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, finally some signs of acceleration from Bangladesh as Mushfiqur slog sweeps to the fence

34.3

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run

34.6

NL McCullum to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, down leg side but clipped the pad on the way through, much better intent from Bangladesh

Bangladesh 152/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 11* (20b 1x4)

35.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, played to cover who has a shy at the stumps, two unnecessary overthrows result as the batsman was comfortably in his crease

35.3

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, squeezed out to deep cover which forces deep backward point to come round and collect

35.4

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

35.5

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, edges to third man but played with soft hands

35.6

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, left alone outside off, end of an excellent spell from Vettori who finishes with 2-29, and it could have been 3 had Siddique been given out stumped

Bangladesh 157/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 15* (25b 1x4)

36.3

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, swings away from the right-hander outside off but Mushfiqur is not tempted on this occasion

36.4

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, attempted cut but not enough room to work with, squeezed out back to the bowler

36.5

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, nice delivery on off and moving away slightly, compactly defended to cover

36.6

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, nicely played cover drive but Watling runs around from deep point to brilliantly prevent the boundary

Bangladesh 160/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 17* (29b 1x4)

37.2

Southee to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, more wayward bowling as the batsman flicks off his pads very fine allowing a comfortable couple

37.3

Southee to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, again down leg but this time strikes Mushfiqur on the pad, dribbles through to Brendon McCullum

37.4

Southee to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, flicked slightly uppishly out to deep square who almost spills it over the boundary but does well to recover and prevent more than two

37.5

Southee to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

37.6

Southee to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, flashes outside off and misses

Bangladesh 166/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 21* (34b 1x4)

38.2

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

38.3

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run

Bangladesh 168/4   Mushfiqur Rahim 22* (36b 1x4)

39.2

Ryder to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, timed nicely but straight to midwicket

39.3

Ryder to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, outside leg but Mushfiqur flicks straight to fine leg, lucky escape for Ryder who should have been put away for four or at least been punished for a wide

39.4

Ryder to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, what a way to bounce back! Full on middle and off, Mushfiqur goes for an ungainly slog which lands safely in the palms of Southee at long-on, yet another Bangladesh batsman makes a start and fails to go on

Mushfiqur Rahim c Southee b Ryder 22 (52m 39b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.41

Bangladesh 170/5   Mushfiqur Rahim 22 (39b 1x4)
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Bangladesh won by 3 runs
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Bangladesh won by 9 runs
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 11, 2010
Bangladesh won by 7 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 8, 2010
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 5, 2010
Bangladesh won by 9 runs (D/L method)
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Oct 5, 2010

The Bangladesh fielders celebrate the dismissal of Brendan McCullum, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Mirpur, October 5, 2010

The Bangladesh fielders celebrate the dismissal of Brendan McCullum

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Oct 5, 2010

The Bangladesh fielders celebrate the dismissal of Ross Taylor, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Mirpur, October 5, 2010

The Bangladesh fielders celebrate the dismissal of Ross Taylor

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