New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2010/11 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh ODI Series - 4th ODI

Bangladesh v New Zealand

Bangladesh won by 9 runs

29.1

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, worked to point, single not taken despite being on offer, nervous running after the run-out

29.2

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, FOUR, lovely cover drive which teases the fieldsman before hitting the rope

29.3

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 1 run, similar stroke, this time out to the cover sweeper

29.5

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short on off, opens the face off the back foot and plays behind point

Bangladesh 155/5   Mahmudullah 6* (4b 1x4)

30.3

Vettori to Mahmudullah, 1 run, on leg, waits and plays with soft hands into the leg side

30.5

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, goes back and carves to point

30.6

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, nicely bowled, 76.8kph, flighted on middle, Mahmudullah defends

Bangladesh 159/5   Mahmudullah 7* (7b 1x4)

31.4

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, full and straight, worked to midwicket

31.5

Mills to Mahmudullah, FOUR, outside off, partly steered, partly edged, the end result is a boundary to third man

31.6

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, slower ball on off, defends to cover

Bangladesh 170/5   Mahmudullah 11* (10b 2x4)

32.2

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, a little bit of outside edge in that defensive stroke to point

32.3

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, this time defends down the pitch

32.4

Vettori to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, nicely played into the covers from outside off, inside-out against the spin

32.5

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, tries to repeat the stroke but picks out the fielder

32.6

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, tossed up, goes back to cut but misses

Bangladesh 173/5   Mahmudullah 13* (15b 2x4)

33.3

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 1 run, nice inswinging yorker, squirts out a French cut

Bangladesh 175/5   Mahmudullah 14* (16b 2x4)

34.1

Elliott to Mahmudullah, FOUR, tries to lap sweep but top edges it over the keeper down to third man

34.2

Elliott to Mahmudullah, no run, very slow from Elliott, Mahmudullah eventually keeps it out after waiting patiently for it to arrive

34.3

Elliott to Mahmudullah, no run, pushed into the off side

34.4

Elliott to Mahmudullah, no run, thinks of playing but withdraws the bat at the last moment. McCullum appeals for a stumping but Mahmudullah's back foot never lifted at any stage, as confirmed by the third umpire

34.5

Elliott to Mahmudullah, no run, outside off, left alone

34.6

Elliott to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, bouncer!! Mahmudullah ducks, in fact it's called wide! All that effort from Elliott comes to nothing

34.6

Elliott to Mahmudullah, no run, pushed into the off side

Bangladesh 182/5   Mahmudullah 18* (22b 3x4)

35.2

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, good bouncer which is ducked under

35.3

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, another short delivery ducked under, no wide given

35.4

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 1 run, outside off, brings it back in a touch, drives into the deep on the off side

35.6

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, goes for the cut, beats the bat and keeps a bit low, McCullum (still with no pads on) pouches it behind the stumps

Bangladesh 185/5   Mahmudullah 19* (26b 3x4)

36.3

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, no run, outside off, slightly short, Mahmudullah is having nothing to do with it

36.4

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, no run, tries to defend with soft hands but the ball travels quickly to point

36.5

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, no run, fuller this time, props onto the front foot to defend

36.6

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, no run, fiddles outside off with feet rooted, keeper and bowler go up but no affirmative decision is forthcoming from the umpire

Bangladesh 186/5   Mahmudullah 19* (30b 3x4)

37.3

Elliott to Mahmudullah, 1 run, nudged off middle stump into the deep on the leg side

37.6

Elliott to Mahmudullah, no run, pushed off the front foot to short cover

Bangladesh 193/5   Mahmudullah 20* (32b 3x4)

38.4

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short ball on off, Mahmudullah jumps up and rides the bounce, opens the face down to third man

Bangladesh 195/5   Mahmudullah 21* (33b 3x4)

39.1

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 1 run, dabbed to third man to bring up the 200 for Bangladesh

39.6

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, worked to square leg

Bangladesh 201/5   Mahmudullah 22* (35b 3x4)

40.3

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, full toss drifting into leg, jabbed out into the off side

40.4

Vettori to Mahmudullah, 1 run, how was he not bowled there? moved to leg to cut, chopped past the off stump into McCullum's toe and rolls into the leg side

Bangladesh 203/5   Mahmudullah 23* (37b 3x4)

41.2

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, FOUR, reverse sweeps a full toss on off down to the vacant third man boundary

41.3

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, spins down leg, wide called

41.3

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run

41.4

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, worked to square leg off the toes

41.5

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, tries to open the face, hits the edge of the blade and goes in the opposite direction towards midwicket

41.6

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run

Bangladesh 214/5   Mahmudullah 27* (42b 4x4)

42.2

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, full on middle, defends into the pitch

42.3

Vettori to Mahmudullah, 1 run, rocks back and hammers the cut into the off side where the cover sweeper Bennett fields excellently to only allow a single

Bangladesh 216/5   Mahmudullah 28* (44b 4x4)

43.1

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 1 run, paddles fine down leg

43.3

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, middled to midwicket

43.4

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, defends into the off side

43.5

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, laps to fine leg

43.6

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 3 runs, attempts a big drive through the off side, gets a thick edge down to third man

Bangladesh 223/6   Mahmudullah 34* (49b 4x4)

44.1

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, no run, tentatively pushed to midwicket

44.2

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, no run, goes for the big drive, doesn't get the elevation, on the bounce to mid-off

44.3

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, 1 run, tucked to the right of Vettori at midwicket

Bangladesh 224/6   Mahmudullah 35* (52b 4x4)

45.1

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 1 run, punched into the covers, easy single as the man on the edge of the ring makes no movement forward

Bangladesh 227/6   Mahmudullah 36* (53b 4x4)

46.3

Tuffey to Mahmudullah, 1 run, clipped off the pads to midwicket

Bangladesh 233/7   Mahmudullah 37* (54b 4x4)

47.1

Bennett to Mahmudullah, OUT, knocks out the middle stump with a full yorker after the batsman backed away and tried to slash through the off side

Mahmudullah b Bennett 37 (85m 55b 4x4 0x6) SR: 67.27

Bangladesh 239/8   Mahmudullah 37 (55b 4x4)
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Bangladesh won by 3 runs
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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
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Photos

Oct 14, 2010

Shafiul Islam is delighted after getting Brendon McCullum, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 4th ODI, Mirpur, October 14, 2010

Shafiul Islam is delighted after getting Brendon McCullum

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Oct 14, 2010

Nathan McCullum is disappointed after being run out, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 4th ODI, Mirpur, October 14, 2010

Nathan McCullum is disappointed after being run out

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