New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2010/11 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Bangladesh v New Zealand

Bangladesh won by 7 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)

32.5

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, loud appeal for lbw as Mills is rapped on the pads, but going down leg, Rubel very energetic after his wicket

32.6

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, poor stroke from Mills, a 'windy woof' as Richie Benaud would say, swings back in from outside off and beats Mills' incoherent swish

New Zealand 101/7   KD Mills 0* (2b)

34.1

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, Mills defends straight

34.2

Rubel Hossain to Mills, 1 run, short outside off, hammered away by Mills, good diving save at pointprevents four

34.5

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, down leg, hits Mills on the back pad

34.6

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, comes back in from outside off, Mills squeezes it out to point

New Zealand 103/7   KD Mills 1* (6b)

35.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, outside off and spins away, Mills leaves

35.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, closer to the stumps, Mills drawn into defending

35.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 2 runs, mixture of edge and open face as Mills comes forward to defend, ball trickles to backward point

New Zealand 106/7   KD Mills 3* (9b)

36.2

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, full on middle, Mills shows the full face

36.3

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, goes back and inside edges the drive onto his pad, almost back onto the stumps

36.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, SIX, Mills has had enough of this dot-ball business. Gets down on one knee and powerfully slog sweeps over cow corner into the stands

36.5

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, appeal for lbw but sliding down leg

36.6

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, flays the cut off the back foot but straight to point, Mills looking to up the tempo

New Zealand 113/7   KD Mills 9* (14b 1x6)

37.6

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, yorker which tails down leg, Mills clips off his toes to midwicket

New Zealand 130/7   KD Mills 9* (15b 1x6)

38.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, 1 run, Mills backs away and exposes all three stumps while hitting to the left of cover, allowing them to rush a single

New Zealand 136/7   KD Mills 10* (16b 1x6)

39.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, SIX, horrendous full toss outside off which Mills slams over the bowler's head for another six

39.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, SIX, and again! outside off, Mills lashes it over long-off for his third six

39.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 2 runs, full on middle and leg, well worked into the vacant areas on the leg side for a couple

39.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, good comeback, yorker on middle and off, dug out

39.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, driven back to Shakib. Excellent over for New Zealand who have done especially well in targeting Shakib who is the lynchpin of the Bangladeshi lineup

New Zealand 158/7   KD Mills 24* (21b 3x6)

40.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, fired into leg, Mills cannot get that away

40.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, chopped into the ground

40.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, 1 run, moves outside leg, Suhrawadi follows him but Mills digs it out

New Zealand 160/7   KD Mills 25* (24b 3x6)

41.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 1 no ball, free hit coming up as Shakib oversteps, Mills defends back in anticipation of the next delivery

41.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 1 run, full toss but Mills could only slice it on the bounce to point

41.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run

41.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, OUT, finally respite for Bangladesh, Mills goes down on one knee and tries to hit over long-on, limited distance though as Rubel settles under the skier

KD Mills c Rubel Hossain b Shakib Al Hasan 26 (42m 28b 0x4 3x6) SR: 92.85

New Zealand 173/8   KD Mills 26 (28b 3x6)
Series Results
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 17, 2010
Bangladesh won by 3 runs
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 14, 2010
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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Photos

Oct 11, 2010

Imrul Kayes plays towards third man during his fifty, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Mirpur, October 11, 2010

Imrul Kayes plays towards third man during his fifty

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Oct 11, 2010

Shahriar Nafees scored a run-a-ball 73, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Mirpur, October 11, 2010

Shahriar Nafees scored a run-a-ball 73

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