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

Welcome back, McCullum and Watling opening for New Zealand. Shafiul with the new ball

0.1

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, no run, short on off and moving in, McCullum mistimes it down towards mid-on

0.2

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, no run, fuller on off, defended back down the pitch

0.3

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 2 runs, opens the face and pushes it down to third man

0.4

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, no run, bit of bounce there, on off and rises, McCullum plays awkwardly into the off side

0.5

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, no run, ooh! similar to his dismissal in the last game, pushed out the bat to a ball swinging away, no bat on ball this time

0.6

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, no run, gets a good forward stride in and defends solidly to short cover

End of over 1 (2 runs) New Zealand 2/0 (240 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 2.00, RRR: 4.89)
BB McCullum    2* (6b)      Shafiul Islam    1-0-2-0
BJ Watling    0* (0b)     

Spin from the other end, with Abdur Razzak to open.

1.1

Abdur Razzak to Watling, 3 runs, leans into a cover drive which is threaded through the gap

1.2

Abdur Razzak to BB McCullum, 1 run, comes forward to defend, gets an inside edge towards square leg

1.3

Abdur Razzak to Watling, no run, pushes at the ball outside off, doesn't get the foot across, inside edges into the pad, low bounce there

1.4

Abdur Razzak to Watling, no run, defends

1.5

Abdur Razzak to Watling, no run, goes back and punches into the off side, lot of turn there

1.6

Abdur Razzak to Watling, no run, plays the stroke that got him off the mark but this time picks out the cover fielder

End of over 2 (4 runs) New Zealand 6/0 (236 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 4.91)
BJ Watling    3* (5b)      Abdur Razzak    1-0-4-0
BB McCullum    3* (7b)      Shafiul Islam    1-0-2-0

2.1

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 1 run, charges down the track, Shafiul follows him with a length ball, swings to deep midwicket

2.2

Shafiul Islam to Watling, no run, goes down leg, brushes the pad, keeper goes up and appeals raucously, umpire says no

2.3

Shafiul Islam to Watling, 1 run, a tad straighter this time, allows Watling to work it off the pads

2.4

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 1 run, again drifts into the pads, clipped away into the deep

2.5

Shafiul Islam to Watling, 1 run, shorter but still on leg stump, Watling is again able to flick it away

2.6

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 1 run, short ball on middle, McCullum pulls to the left of fine leg who pulls off an excellent diving save, bit of hesitation but the batsmen eventually get through with ease

End of over 3 (5 runs) New Zealand 11/0 (231 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 3.66, RRR: 4.91)
BB McCullum    6* (10b)      Shafiul Islam    2-0-7-0
BJ Watling    5* (8b)      Abdur Razzak    1-0-4-0

3.1

Abdur Razzak to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum puts on those dancing shoes from the 1st ODI and lofts Razzak over cover

3.2

Abdur Razzak to BB McCullum, 1 run, this time inside edges to square leg

3.3

Abdur Razzak to Watling, no run, on off, Watling props forward and defends

3.4

Abdur Razzak to Watling, 1 run, pulls the length back a touch, hits the bat high as Watling tries to defend, runs away to third man

3.5

Abdur Razzak to BB McCullum, 1 run, on the toes and clipped away to deep midwicket

3.6

Abdur Razzak to Watling, OUT, gone! pitched on off, kept going on with the arm, beats Watling's forward defensive, looks like it was hitting leg. Early blow for Bangladesh

BJ Watling lbw b Abdur Razzak 6 (15m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 54.54

End of over 4 (7 runs) New Zealand 18/1 (224 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 4.50, RRR: 4.86)
     Abdur Razzak    2-0-11-1
BB McCullum    12* (13b 1x4)      Shafiul Islam    2-0-7-0

Aaron Redmond comes in, his first ODI since the tour of the UAE against Pakistan

4.1

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 1 run, worked off the pads to midwicket again

4.2

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, no run, goes back and defends a shortish ball into the covers

4.3

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, 1 run, Redmond opens his account with a clip off the pads down to deep backward square

4.4

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 2 runs, slower ball outside off, McCullum waits and glides it wide of deep third man who has to run around and collect

4.5

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, 1 run, shorter on off, works it into the midwicket area

4.6

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, no run, leaves alone a fairly wide delivery outside off stump

End of over 5 (5 runs) New Zealand 23/1 (219 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 4.60, RRR: 4.86)
AJ Redmond    1* (3b)      Shafiul Islam    3-0-12-0
BB McCullum    16* (16b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    2-0-11-1

5.1

Abdur Razzak to BB McCullum, no run, flighted outside off, defended to short cover

5.2

Abdur Razzak to BB McCullum, 1 run, drifts onto the pads, clipped fine

5.3

Abdur Razzak to Redmond, no run, comes forward but shifts the weight back to defend

5.4

Abdur Razzak to Redmond, no run, goes on with the arm on middle, Redmond defends well though

5.5

Abdur Razzak to Redmond, FOUR, nicely struck from Redmond, cleanly hit, lofted drive back over the bowler's head to a full ball on middle

5.6

Abdur Razzak to Redmond, no run, goes back and defends to mid-on

End of over 6 (5 runs) New Zealand 28/1 (214 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 4.66, RRR: 4.86)
AJ Redmond    5* (7b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    3-0-16-1
BB McCullum    17* (18b 1x4)      Shafiul Islam    3-0-12-0

6.1

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, FOUR, charges down the track and thwacks it back past the bowler, not out of the middle but still easily reaches the rope

6.2

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, OUT, this one was on off and middled but straight back to the bowler who held onto an excellent reflex catch. One of New Zealand's key men departs

BB McCullum c & b Shafiul Islam 21 (25m 20b 2x4 0x6) SR: 105.00

Ross Taylor strides out, his team will be desperate for him to carry on from where he left off in the last game

6.3

Shafiul Islam to Taylor, no run, left alone outside off stump

6.4

Shafiul Islam to Taylor, 3 runs, short outside off, Taylor gets a thick edge past the slip fielder but Rubel prevents a boundary with a committed save

6.5

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, no run, short outside off, Redmond decides to sway out of the way

6.6

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, no run, peach of a delivery as Geoffrey Boycott would say, angled in and moved away off the seam to beat Redmond's defensive poke

End of over 7 (7 runs) New Zealand 35/2 (207 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 4.81)
AJ Redmond    5* (9b 1x4)      Shafiul Islam    4-0-19-1
LRPL Taylor    3* (2b)      Abdur Razzak    3-0-16-1

7.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Taylor, OUT, goodness me! Filthy long hop first up from Shuvo, Taylor rocks back and hoicks it straight down deep square leg's throat! Two key men gone within the first Powerplay for New Zealand

LRPL Taylor c Shafiul Islam b Suhrawadi Shuvo 3 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Kane Williamson comes into a high-pressure situation. Can he show what he's made of?

7.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, goes back and punches to short cover

7.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 2 runs, short down leg, goes back and pulls it into the ground, excellent running gets them two

7.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, defends a straight delivery angled in

7.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, gives it some air, caressed into the covers

7.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Redmond, no run, pushed through flat, Redmond defends on leg stump

End of over 8 (3 runs) New Zealand 38/3 (204 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 4.75, RRR: 4.85)
AJ Redmond    5* (10b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    1-0-3-1
KS Williamson    3* (4b)      Shafiul Islam    4-0-19-1

8.1

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, no run, down leg, strikes the pad beating the flick, rolls to backward square

8.2

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, no run, moves across to cover the stumps and defends

8.3

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, no run, short again but on off, Williamson defends off the back foot

8.4

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 1 wide, beats the flick but comfortably down leg, wide given, first extra of the innings

8.4

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, no run, this time defends into the leg side

8.5

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 1 run, full on middle and off, Williamson clips towards mid-on and runs, Razzak picks up and attempts to throw but it pops out of his hand

8.6

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, no run, on off, defends to point

End of over 9 (2 runs) New Zealand 40/3 (202 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 4.44, RRR: 4.92)
AJ Redmond    5* (11b 1x4)      Shafiul Islam    5-0-21-1
KS Williamson    4* (9b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    1-0-3-1

Razzak returns

9.1

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, goes on towards leg, clipped away

9.2

Abdur Razzak to Redmond, 1 run, worked off the pads in front of square

9.3

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, nicely flighted on middle, Williamson comes forward and eventually defends

9.4

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, goes back and punches down the pitch

9.5

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, repeats the stroke but this time finds cover

9.6

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, good use of the feet, first time by a New Zealand batsman not called Brendon McCullum, comes down and flicks into the space to the right of mid-on

End of over 10 (3 runs) New Zealand 43/3 (199 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 4.30, RRR: 4.97)
KS Williamson    6* (14b)      Abdur Razzak    4-0-19-1
AJ Redmond    6* (12b 1x4)      Shafiul Islam    5-0-21-1

Bowling Powerplay unsurprisingly taken

10.1

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 2 runs, on the pads and clipped away, hard running earns them a couple

10.2

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 1 run, works it to midwicket, oh wait, misfield, straight through the legs, poor fielding, didn't even get down

10.3

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, no run, punches the drive to mid-off

10.4

Shafiul Islam to Redmond, 1 run, slower ball outside off, chops it down to third man

10.5

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, no run, short on off, Williamson stands tall and defends

10.6

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, no run, short ball which Williamson ducks underneath, not much bounce in the wicket as it didn't get up too high

End of over 11 (4 runs) New Zealand 47/3 (195 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 4.27, RRR: 5.00)
KS Williamson    9* (18b)      Shafiul Islam    6-0-25-1
AJ Redmond    7* (14b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    4-0-19-1

11.1

Abdur Razzak to Redmond, 1 run, puts it on the pads, worked fine

11.2

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, slightly shorter, clipped to the right of fine leg, good diving stop

11.3

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 wide, well down leg, sweep missed

11.3

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, comes down but gets hit on the pad looking to flick

11.4

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, fired into the bootlaces, clipped to midwicket

11.5

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, drives back along the ground to the bowler

11.6

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 wide, moves across to flick, misses, 50 up for the New Zealanders

11.6

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, comes down to defend, gets hit on the pad

End of over 12 (3 runs) New Zealand 50/3 (192 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 4.16, RRR: 5.05)
KS Williamson    9* (23b)      Abdur Razzak    5-0-22-1
AJ Redmond    8* (15b 1x4)      Shafiul Islam    6-0-25-1

12.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, pushed into middle, driven back

12.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, into the pads, clipped straight to midwicket

12.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, 1 run, tossed up a bit, goes back and clips behind square

12.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, flighted on middle and off, hits the inside half of the bat while looking to defend

12.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, worked to midwicket

12.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, tries a wristy VVS Laxman flick but yet again hits to midwicket, a man in demand

Drinks comes at a stage where New Zealand need to map out how they approach this chase. They will be looking to avoid the middle overs' sluggishness against the spinners. They need more than 5 RPO so need to pick it up quickly

End of over 13 (1 run) New Zealand 51/3 (191 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 3.92, RRR: 5.16)
KS Williamson    9* (26b)      Shakib Al Hasan    1-0-1-0
AJ Redmond    9* (18b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    5-0-22-1

13.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Redmond, 1 run, tossed up on the pads, nudged away

13.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, comes forward to defend

13.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, shorter length which allows Williamson to go back and flip it away into the deep

13.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Redmond, no run, driven to mid-on off the back foot

13.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Redmond, 1 run, worked to fine leg, Williamson sets off, Redmond hesitates for a moment but makes it comfortably

13.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, played to mid-on

End of over 14 (3 runs) New Zealand 54/3 (188 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 3.85, RRR: 5.22)
KS Williamson    10* (29b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    2-0-6-1
AJ Redmond    11* (21b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    1-0-1-0

14.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, 3 runs, comes down the track and whips it through the mid-on region, well played

14.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 2 runs, way down leg, gets bat to ball playing the sweep, beats fine leg which allows them to come back

14.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, goes back to punch through the covers

14.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, outside off, goes for the drive and inside edges into the pad

14.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, defends on middle

14.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, arm ball outside off, fired in full, Redmond goes back and crouches awkwardly before chopping to point

End of over 15 (6 runs) New Zealand 60/3 (182 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 5.20)
AJ Redmond    14* (25b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    2-0-7-0
KS Williamson    13* (31b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    2-0-6-1

15.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, picks out fine leg with the lap sweep

15.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, comes down but the length is shortened, defends

15.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, square drives off the back foot to point

15.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, FOUR, lovely use of the feet, comes down and hits over midwicket, first boundary for more than 9 overs

15.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, sweeps from middle stump out to deep square

15.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Redmond, 1 run, tap and run into the leg side

End of over 16 (6 runs) New Zealand 66/3 (176 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 4.12, RRR: 5.17)
AJ Redmond    15* (26b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    3-0-12-1
KS Williamson    18* (36b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    2-0-7-0

16.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, shorter on off, drifts in and moves away to beat Redmond's attempted defensive stroke

16.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, 1 run, driven to long-off

16.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, onto the front foot quickly, punches into the covers after moving the weight back

16.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, no run, comes forward to defend, tries to nick a single but the fielders converge

16.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Redmond, OUT, goes on with the arm and hits the pad on middle, plumb in front. Redmond thinks he may have got bat to it first but it appears that the ball ricocheted into the bat off the pad, New Zealand's best partnership of the innings is broken, and disappointment for the Redmond fan club

AJ Redmond lbw b Shakib Al Hasan 16 (54m 30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 53.33

Vettori walks in... yes, in a crisis. Yet again.

16.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, defends into the off side

End of over 17 (2 runs) New Zealand 68/4 (174 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 5.27)
DL Vettori    0* (1b)      Shakib Al Hasan    3-0-9-1
KS Williamson    19* (37b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    3-0-12-1

17.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, goes back and hits into the covers

17.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, no run, comes forward and plays with a straight bat

17.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, 2 runs, chopped past backward point into the deep

17.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, no run, wider outside off, bounces more than expected and beats the attempted dab

17.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, 1 run, goes back and works to the leg-side sweeper

17.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 2 runs, down leg, swept to the boundary rider at backward square, Williamson's younger legs race back for two

End of over 18 (6 runs) New Zealand 74/4 (168 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 4.11, RRR: 5.25)
KS Williamson    22* (39b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    4-0-18-1
DL Vettori    3* (5b)      Shakib Al Hasan    3-0-9-1

18.1

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, drives back down the pitch

18.2

Mahmudullah to Vettori, 2 runs, goes back and successfully dabs this time past third man

18.3

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, opens the blade and pushes towards point

18.4

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, goes on towards off, more bounce and Vettori defends with the upper half of the bat

18.5

Mahmudullah to Vettori, 1 run, goes back and slaps it to the cover sweeper

18.6

Mahmudullah to Williamson, no run, eased to midwicket

End of over 19 (3 runs) New Zealand 77/4 (165 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 4.05, RRR: 5.32)
KS Williamson    22* (40b 1x4)      Mahmudullah    1-0-3-0
DL Vettori    6* (10b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    4-0-18-1

19.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, no run, defends down the pitch

19.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, no run, sweeps to square leg, Williamson sets off and is sent back by Vettori, throw nearly takes his head off

19.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, 1 run, clipped to cow corner

19.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, swung just over the arms of midwicket, mid-on runs around to collect

19.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Vettori, 1 run, comes down and flicks through Williamson's legs to long-on

19.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, defends to midwicket

End of over 20 (3 runs) New Zealand 80/4 (162 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 4.00, RRR: 5.40)
KS Williamson    23* (42b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    5-0-21-1
DL Vettori    8* (14b)      Mahmudullah    1-0-3-0

20.1

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, beautiful, drifted into middle and spins away from the bat, Vettori has moved out of his crease but Mushfiqur can't collect, missed stumping in the end

20.2

Mahmudullah to Vettori, OUT, but Vettori doesn't make them pay! hits a ball outside off straight into cover's hands. Death blow for the Kiwis??

DL Vettori c Suhrawadi Shuvo b Mahmudullah 8 (13m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Elliott comes in at 7, lower down than usual

20.3

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 run, gets off the mark with a lap sweep

20.4

Mahmudullah to Williamson, no run, worked to midwicket

20.5

Mahmudullah to Williamson, no run, stands up and drives to the bowler

20.6

Mahmudullah to Williamson, 1 run, gets the placement better this time and drives to long-on

End of over 21 (2 runs) New Zealand 82/5 (160 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 3.90, RRR: 5.51)
KS Williamson    24* (45b 1x4)      Mahmudullah    2-0-5-1
GD Elliott    1* (1b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    5-0-21-1

21.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, drifts in and spins away from the right-hander, driven to the bowler's left where Shakib gets a hand to it

21.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, SIX, comes down, not to the pitch but swings through the line and connects handsomely, sends it over long-on

21.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, SIX, two in a row! short ball, goes back and pulls beautifully over midwicket. Great batting from the youngster

21.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, drives past cover

21.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, Elliott chips down and plays back to Shakib

21.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, defends with soft hands

Smart batting from Williamson, two sixes followed by a single. Mature head

End of over 22 (13 runs) New Zealand 95/5 (147 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 4.31, RRR: 5.25)
GD Elliott    1* (3b)      Shakib Al Hasan    4-0-22-1
KS Williamson    37* (49b 1x4 2x6)      Mahmudullah    2-0-5-1

22.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, on-driven into the deep

22.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, Elliott advances to defend

false start as Elliott backs away

22.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, comes down again and is hit on the pad looking to defend, appeal but he was well down the track

22.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, 1 run, goes back this time and works fine

22.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, short on middle, goes back and beats the bowler while hitting to long-on

22.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, way down leg, Elliott connects with the sweep but can't beat fine leg. That was certainly a wide had he left it

End of over 23 (3 runs) New Zealand 98/5 (144 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 4.26, RRR: 5.33)
GD Elliott    2* (7b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    6-0-24-1
KS Williamson    39* (51b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    4-0-22-1

23.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, defends to square leg

23.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, goes back and again plays the Dravid force shot down to long-on

23.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, defends, from within the crease this time

another false start. Appears to be a concerted effort by Elliott to halt the bowlers' rhythm of racing through their overs

23.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, comes down to defend and again is hit on the pad

23.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, FOUR, hangs back and then leans forward, nicely plays through the covers and beats the sweeper

23.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, punched down to long-off

End of over 24 (6 runs) New Zealand 104/5 (138 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 4.33, RRR: 5.30)
GD Elliott    7* (11b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    5-0-28-1
KS Williamson    40* (53b 1x4 2x6)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    6-0-24-1

24.1

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, 1 leg bye, down leg, bat and pad involved as it goes down to fine leg, pad first

24.2

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, short outside off, back-foot drive straight to cover

24.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, outside off, again plays to cover but this time on the front foot

24.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, comes a few paces down and again hits to cover

24.5

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 2 runs, strays onto the pads with a full ball which is flicked out to deep backward square

24.6

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, wider outside off and punches through the gap to the cover sweeper

End of over 25 (4 runs) New Zealand 108/5 (134 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 4.32, RRR: 5.36)
KS Williamson    43* (58b 1x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    1-0-3-0
GD Elliott    7* (12b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    5-0-28-1

25.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, floated down leg, worked deep to the sweeper

25.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, advances and defends

25.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, drives a ball pitched outside off through the covers

25.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, on off, keeps a tad low as he hits to cover

25.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, goes across the crease and sweeps

25.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, stabs the bat at a ball on leg, inside edge rolls to short leg area which is vacant

End of over 26 (4 runs) New Zealand 112/5 (130 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 4.30, RRR: 5.41)
GD Elliott    9* (15b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    6-0-32-1
KS Williamson    45* (61b 1x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    1-0-3-0

26.1

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, fast and straight, defends with the full face to cover

26.2

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, 1 run, on leg, goes down and works away to deep square

26.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, can only play a shorter ball on off back to Rubel

26.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, tries to defend with soft hands but too much bat as it reaches cover at a fair clip

26.5

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, misses out with a short ball wide of off, went for the drive when a horizontal bat shot may have been the better option

26.6

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, flicked out to the leg-side sweeper

Drinks again. Williamson will in all probability need to be there at the end if New Zealand are to pull off a heist here. Bangladesh would be satisfied with the game's progression as it currently stands.

End of over 27 (2 runs) New Zealand 114/5 (128 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 4.22, RRR: 5.56)
KS Williamson    46* (65b 1x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    2-0-5-0
GD Elliott    10* (17b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    6-0-32-1

27.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, spiteful bounce there, often happens when Shakib shortens the length, hit high on the blade

27.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, guided to third man

27.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, lapped down to fine leg

27.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, inside-edged into his pads as he defends with bat away from pad

27.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, advances and again with little success, can only push it back to Shakib

27.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 2 runs, stays back and nurdles through cover, alert running picks up a couple

End of over 28 (3 runs) New Zealand 117/5 (125 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 4.17, RRR: 5.68)
GD Elliott    12* (20b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    7-0-35-1
KS Williamson    47* (68b 1x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    2-0-5-0

28.1

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, short ball moves back in, punched back past the bowler, sets off for the single, direct hit but Williamson was comfortably in

28.2

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, punched into the off side

28.3

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, 1 run, flicked into the leg side

28.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 2 runs, whipped off middle stump for a couple to bring up a maiden 50 for Williamson, has batted well so far but needs to convert this into a maiden ton

28.5

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, pushed through the covers

28.6

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, full on off, Elliott can only dig out to the bowler

End of over 29 (5 runs) New Zealand 122/5 (120 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 4.20, RRR: 5.71)
GD Elliott    13* (23b 1x4)      Rubel Hossain    3-0-10-0
KS Williamson    51* (71b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    7-0-35-1

29.1

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, defended back down the track

29.2

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, on leg, paddle sweeps fine

29.3

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, again comes down and again can't make significant contact, pushed to the bowler

29.4

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, flicked to deep midwicket

29.5

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, flighted outside off, beats the attempted drive with slight turn away

29.6

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, reaches outside off to paddle into the fine leg area where Mushfiqur runs to from behind the stumps to field

End of over 30 (3 runs) New Zealand 125/5 (117 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 4.16, RRR: 5.85)
KS Williamson    53* (75b 1x4 2x6)      Abdur Razzak    6-0-25-1
GD Elliott    14* (25b 1x4)      Rubel Hossain    3-0-10-0

30.1

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, drives back down the pitch, kept a bit low as Williamson looks at the ground and his bat

30.2

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, well struck flick to midwicket is stopped by a valiant dive

30.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, punched off the back foot to mid-on

30.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, again punched off the back foot, finds the fielder again as mid-off rushes in

30.5

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, drives to cover on the up

30.6

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, FOUR, well struck from Williamson, the pressure had built in that over but he prevents the maiden by dragging a ball from well outside off to the cow corner boundary with a fierce pull

End of over 31 (4 runs) New Zealand 129/5 (113 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 4.16, RRR: 5.94)
KS Williamson    57* (81b 2x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    4-0-14-0
GD Elliott    14* (25b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    6-0-25-1

31.1

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, Elliott goes back and pushes to cover

31.2

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, comes down and check drives to long-off, 50 partnership up which is keeping New Zealand in the game

31.3

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, goes back and hits through the off side

31.4

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, short and wide of off, Elliott picks out the fielder at point, opportunity missed

31.5

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, similar to the previous ball but fuller which sees the stroke go in front of square out to the cover sweeper

31.6

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, premeditates the lap sweep around the corner

End of over 32 (4 runs) New Zealand 133/5 (109 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 4.15, RRR: 6.05)
KS Williamson    59* (83b 2x4 2x6)      Abdur Razzak    7-0-29-1
GD Elliott    16* (29b 1x4)      Rubel Hossain    4-0-14-0

32.1

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, whipped from off to square leg

32.2

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, walks across but can only defend

32.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, mistimes the drive to mid-on

32.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, moves across and gets an inside edge onto the pad, rolls into the leg side, loud lbw appeal, he would have been out had he not got bat on that

32.5

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, 1 run, worked in front of square on the leg side

32.6

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, goes back and pushes to cover

End of over 33 (2 runs) New Zealand 135/5 (107 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 4.09, RRR: 6.29)
KS Williamson    60* (88b 2x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    5-0-16-0
GD Elliott    17* (30b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    7-0-29-1

33.1

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, beautifully flighted on leg beating the attempted flick but pitched just outside leg

33.2

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, carved to the sweeper on the off side

33.3

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, full toss punched down to long-on

33.4

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, goes back and defends back down the pitch very late

33.5

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, this time comes forward quickly to defend

33.6

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, chips down the track and drives all along the ground to long-off

End of over 34 (3 runs) New Zealand 138/5 (104 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 4.05, RRR: 6.50)
GD Elliott    19* (35b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    8-0-32-1
KS Williamson    61* (89b 2x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    5-0-16-0

Mandatory change of ball is completed

34.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, nicely flighted, comes down but is not quite to the pitch so leans back to defend

34.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, 1 run, worked into the leg side off the back foot

34.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 2 runs, paddle sweeps fine

34.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, no run, moves across and drives off the back foot to cover

34.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, comes down but the ball is fired in, can only clip off the toes into the deep

34.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, comes down but the shortened length forces forces Elliott to defend

End of over 35 (4 runs) New Zealand 142/5 (100 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 4.05, RRR: 6.66)
GD Elliott    20* (38b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    7-0-28-1
KS Williamson    64* (92b 2x4 2x6)      Abdur Razzak    8-0-32-1

Interesting decision here. Batting Powerplay is taken. Two well-set batsmen in but if they depart the tail will have been left with too much to do. Critical 5 overs coming up which could well decide the course of the match

35.1

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 1 run, full toss on leg worked to long-on

35.2

Shafiul Islam to Elliott, 1 run, full and in the blockhole, dug out and although Shafiul gets a hand to it, they race through for a single

35.3

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 1 run, strays on the pads and worked out to deep midwicket

35.4

Shafiul Islam to Elliott, no run, full toss outside off, Elliott times it well but picks out cover, that is the kind of delivery that needs to be put away in the Powerplay

35.5

Shafiul Islam to Elliott, 1 run, digs a full ball outside off to the cover region

35.6

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, FOUR, excellent stroke from Williamson, comes down and creates a full toss which he flicks past the leg side fielders in the circle behind square

End of over 36 (8 runs) New Zealand 150/5 (92 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 4.16, RRR: 6.57)
KS Williamson    70* (95b 3x4 2x6)      Shafiul Islam    7-0-33-1
GD Elliott    22* (41b 1x4)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    7-0-28-1

36.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, OUT, short length, Elliott has to reach trying to paddle, top edges high in the air where Razzak takes an excellent catch as he is running over his shoulder. Similarities with Kapil Dev's running catch in the 1983 World Cup final

GD Elliott c Abdur Razzak b Shakib Al Hasan 22 (67m 42b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.38

36.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, Williamson goes back and punches to long-on. While running the single he is afflicted by a cramp attack and barely makes the single as he hobbles through

36.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, defends back down the wicket

Ross Taylor running for Williamson

36.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 1 run, squeezed into the off side

36.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, gets a thick leading edge to a full toss outside off, goes to third man on the bounce. Severe cramping everytime he plays a stroke

36.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, pushed into the covers, more cramping for Williamson who is almost having involuntary twitching

End of over 37 (3 runs) New Zealand 153/6 (89 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 4.13, RRR: 6.84)
KS Williamson    72* (98b 3x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    8-0-38-2
KD Mills    1* (2b)      Shafiul Islam    7-0-33-1

Danny Morrison on air remembers Mark Richardson's cramp attack at Mohali in 2003, says it was similar to this occasion

37.1

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, flicked into the leg side

37.2

Rubel Hossain to Mills, 1 run, Mills swings to deep square leg with the inner half of the bat

37.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, flicked to long-on, more cramping

37.4

Rubel Hossain to Mills, 1 leg bye, full toss down leg, Mills aims up the leg side but misses, gets struck on the pads, ricochets into the off side

37.5

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, slower ball outside off, guided straight to third man

37.6

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, can only work a full ball on leg stump into the deep, he has to be wary of stepping out of his crease with his cramp attacks as he can still be run out

End of over 38 (5 runs) New Zealand 158/6 (84 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 4.15, RRR: 7.00)
KS Williamson    75* (102b 3x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    6-0-20-0
KD Mills    2* (4b)      Shakib Al Hasan    8-0-38-2

38.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 2 runs, flicks the full toss into the deep on the leg side, Taylor and Mills run like hares to make the couple

38.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, FOUR, decides to play a shot with the cramp, full toss going down leg, slams it to the square leg boundary

38.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, played to point

38.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, defends to mid-on

38.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, sweeps to fine leg, Taylor races through

38.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 1 run, Mills comes down but almost yorks himself, digs out to Shakib who only partly stops it, Mills retains the strike for the next over

Drinks again, and New Zealand are still in with a chance. Much depends on the injured Kane Williamson to carry his side through in the same manner as VVS Laxman did at Mohali recently. Bangladesh will sense victory if they can remove Williamson.

End of over 39 (8 runs) New Zealand 166/6 (76 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 6.90)
KD Mills    3* (5b)      Shakib Al Hasan    9-0-46-2
KS Williamson    82* (107b 4x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    6-0-20-0

39.1

Rubel Hossain to Mills, 1 run, gives himself room but Rubel follows him, can only dig it out to cover

39.2

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, drills the full ball outside off straight to cover

39.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 leg bye, tails down leg, struck on the pad, goes to fine leg

39.4

Rubel Hossain to Mills, FOUR, backs away and this time hammers a length ball on middle through the covers, much-needed boundary for New Zealand

39.5

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, charges down the track and tries to heave over cover, beats the bat and whizzes over off stump

39.6

Rubel Hossain to Mills, OUT, more problems for New Zealand, Mills looked to deposit the last ball of the Powerplay but Rubel cleverly shortened the length, Mills top-edged high in the air, third man settled under a dolly

KD Mills c sub (Jahurul Islam) b Rubel Hossain 8 (20m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

Nathan McCullum walks in. He hit a six to seal victory over Sri Lanka at the World Twenty20 this year, his side need more of those heroics

End of over 40 (6 runs) New Zealand 172/7 (70 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 4.30, RRR: 7.00)
     Rubel Hossain    7-0-25-1
KS Williamson    82* (109b 4x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    9-0-46-2

40.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 3 runs, walks well across the stumps and nudges it past the keeper

40.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, goes back and clips into the vast vacant areas on the leg side

40.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, no run, worked to midwicket

40.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 1 run, hit to point, sets off, had Shakib's throw been on target McCullum would have been miles out

40.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, paddle sweeps fine

Slight delay here as the supposedly harmless throw from fine leg hit the stumps, from which point the bail whacked Mushfiqur in the face.

Mushfiqur is patched up and ready to go, a welcome sight after the nasty facial injury he sustained in England

40.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, no run, defends into the off side

End of over 41 (6 runs) New Zealand 178/7 (64 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 4.34, RRR: 7.11)
NL McCullum    4* (4b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    8-0-34-1
KS Williamson    84* (111b 4x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    7-0-25-1

41.1

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, jams out a fast yorker on middle

41.2

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, goes back but finds cover with the back-foot drive

41.3

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 2 runs, paddle sweeps well

41.4

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, no run, again cannot beat cover with the back-foot drive

41.5

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, again the lap sweep is handy for Williamson as he battles cramp

41.6

Abdur Razzak to NL McCullum, no run, drives down to mid-off

End of over 42 (3 runs) New Zealand 181/7 (61 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.30, RRR: 7.62)
NL McCullum    4* (5b)      Abdur Razzak    9-0-35-1
KS Williamson    87* (116b 4x4 2x6)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    8-0-34-1

42.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, this time the back-foot drive gets him off strike

42.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 1 run, McCullum moving across and exposing all three stumps well before the delivery, clips airily past midwicket

42.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, goes back and nudges to square leg

42.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, no run, pushed outside off to counter McCullum's crease movement, can only push meekly back to the bowler

42.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, no run, cover dives to save the single

42.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 1 run, goes back and wristed to the fielder manning the cow corner boundary

End of over 43 (4 runs) New Zealand 185/7 (57 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 4.30, RRR: 8.14)
NL McCullum    6* (9b)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    9-0-38-1
KS Williamson    89* (118b 4x4 2x6)      Abdur Razzak    9-0-35-1

43.1

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, no run, punched off the back foot down the pitch

43.2

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, no run, goes down and nails the drive but straight to the fielder. Placement has been the poorest aspect of New Zealand's batting effort today

43.3

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 1 run, slower ball on middle, flicked between the stumps and the non-striker down to long-on

43.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, no run, defends to cover

43.5

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, drives to cover, Taylor sets off immediately and was probably home had the fielder hit

43.6

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 1 run, pulls back the length, slower as well, worked to long-on

Required rate is up to 9 an over, when will they move into fifth gear?

End of over 44 (3 runs) New Zealand 188/7 (54 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 4.27, RRR: 9.00)
NL McCullum    8* (13b)      Rubel Hossain    8-0-28-1
KS Williamson    90* (120b 4x4 2x6)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    9-0-38-1

44.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 2 runs, moves across and nurdles it with soft hands which allows them to return for two

44.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 1 run, dropped but a very difficult chance, drills back an on-drive, SHuvo dives across the pitch and gets two hands but can't hold on

44.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 1 run, worked off middle into the leg side

More movement around the sightscreen area

44.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 2 runs, superb running creates two out of nothing after it was dug out to long-on

44.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to NL McCullum, 1 run, looks to work to midwicket, leading edge through the vacant mid-off region down to the deep fielder

44.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Williamson, 2 runs, swept from off past backward square, more committed and sharp running brings a couple more

the RR of 9 was achieved in that over with no boundaries. If they can pick up one boundary per over from here on, the Kiwis' chances of winning would pick up dramatically

End of over 45 (9 runs) New Zealand 197/7 (45 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 4.37, RRR: 9.00)
KS Williamson    93* (122b 4x4 2x6)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    10-0-47-1
NL McCullum    14* (17b)      Rubel Hossain    8-0-28-1

45.1

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 2 runs, drills a length ball outside off just short of the long-off fielder who fumbles, they race back for two, McCullum runs down the line of the stumps to avoid being run out but the throw from Rubel to the striker's end clocked McCullum on the back of the head

Treatment for both batsmen here. This series has been an injury-filled one

45.2

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, no run, tails into leg stump, goes for the heave over midwicket, clips the pads and goes past off stump

45.3

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 2 runs, well outside off, toe-ended down to third man attempting to again hit to leg, 200 up for New Zealand

45.4

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 2 runs, full toss on leg, slugged over midwicket and they come back for an easy two

45.5

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, no run, slower ball outside off beats McCullum who swung to leg early and missed by a considerable distance

45.6

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 1 run, short ball, gives room again and flays to long-off

End of over 46 (7 runs) New Zealand 204/7 (38 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 4.43, RRR: 9.50)
NL McCullum    21* (23b)      Rubel Hossain    9-0-35-1
KS Williamson    93* (122b 4x4 2x6)      Suhrawadi Shuvo    10-0-47-1

46.1

Abdur Razzak to NL McCullum, no run, mistimed back to the bowler, who deflects to mid-off

46.2

Abdur Razzak to NL McCullum, no run, backed away and tried to launch the full ball outside off over cover but missed

46.3

Abdur Razzak to NL McCullum, 1 run, hit down to long-off

46.4

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, FOUR, superb stroke from a crippled Williamson, rocks back to a short ball and pulls away to the boundary piercing the two fielders perfectly

46.5

Abdur Razzak to Williamson, 1 run, repeats the stroke but to the fielder this time in the deep

46.6

Abdur Razzak to NL McCullum, no run, pitches outside off and spins away from the nothing stroke of McCullum

End of over 47 (6 runs) New Zealand 210/7 (32 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 4.46, RRR: 10.66)
NL McCullum    22* (27b)      Abdur Razzak    10-0-41-1
KS Williamson    98* (124b 5x4 2x6)      Rubel Hossain    9-0-35-1

47.1

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 run, flips the short ball into the leg side to move to 99

47.2

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 1 run, goes back and swings mightily but along the ground to the fielder in the deep

47.3

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 2 runs, worked into the leg side, they scamper back for two to complete a superb maiden 100 for Williamson, the youngest New Zealander to score an ODI ton, can he carry his side home, cramp and all?

47.4

Rubel Hossain to Williamson, 1 leg bye, tails into leg, hits him on the pad, goes into the off side

47.5

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 2 runs, swings to leg, fine leg fumbles allowing a razor-sharp Taylor to sprint back for two

47.6

Rubel Hossain to NL McCullum, 1 run, dug out down the ground to long-off

End of over 48 (8 runs) New Zealand 218/7 (24 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 4.54, RRR: 12.00)
NL McCullum    26* (30b)      Rubel Hossain    10-0-42-1
KS Williamson    101* (127b 5x4 2x6)      Abdur Razzak    10-0-41-1

48.1

Shakib Al Hasan to NL McCullum, FOUR, vital boundary for New Zealand, backs away and slams over cover and bisects the fielders in the deep

48.2

Shakib Al Hasan to NL McCullum, 2 runs, slows up the pace and drags it down, skies the pull in the air but falls short of the fielder, Taylor again races back

48.3

Shakib Al Hasan to NL McCullum, 1 run, OUT, gone!! came down and Shakib shortened the length and followed him, attempted work to leg scooped up in the air, again fell short of the fielder but an excellent throw from the deep hit the stumps direct to beat McCullum's effort to earn two

NL McCullum run out 33 (42m 33b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

48.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Tuffey, OUT, Tuffey holes out for a golden duck, went down on one knee and slog swept high in the air straight down long-on's throat, Bangladesh are on the verge of a historic moment in their young cricketing history

DR Tuffey c Suhrawadi Shuvo b Shakib Al Hasan 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

48.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, no run, played to third man

48.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Williamson, 1 run, gets a leading edge into the covers trying to work to midwicket, Williamson keeps strike for the start of the last over

End of over 49 (8 runs) New Zealand 226/9 (16 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 4.61, RRR: 16.00)
KS Williamson    102* (129b 5x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    10-0-54-3
HK Bennett    0* (0b)      Rubel Hossain    10-0-42-1

49.1

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, 2 runs, heaves with all his might, mistimed into the vacant leg side, Taylor pushes hard for two

49.2

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, FOUR, can he pull off the unthinkable?? this time connects well with the heave and beats the diving deep midwicket

49.3

Shafiul Islam to Williamson, OUT, that's it!! Bangladesh have won their first ever ODI series against a full strength Full Member opponent! Williamson tried to repeat the stroke, but could only pick out the deep midwicket this time

KS Williamson c Raqibul Hasan b Shafiul Islam 108 (193m 132b 6x4 2x6) SR: 81.81

Do join us for the dead rubber on Sunday at 9am local time. This will be the first time that Bangladesh will be playing a dead rubber as the victorious team in the series, and they will be going for an unprecedented 4-0 whitewash. That concludes our coverage of this game. Hope you have enjoyed it, this is Avi Singh signing off on behalf of scorer Sanjay Murari and the rest of the staff here at ESPNcricinfo. Au revoir!

Expect the partying to last long into the night in Dhaka as the whole of Bangladesh celebrate what has taken a long time to come. New Zealand will be extremely embarrassed at how the series has panned out.

Presentations: Kane Williamson receives an award for the best six of the game, while Shakib picks up the fastest fifty award.

Daniel Vettori: 'Bangladesh have played better cricket than us, they have deserved this victory and they have shown us how to play in these conditions. Kane's hundred is the positive to take out from this game. We should have adapted quicker than we have. We must restore some pride in the last game'.

Shakib al Hasan: 'I think we have played great cricket throughout the series, we have shown great character. We can certainly improve on how we use the Batting Powerplay, Williamson batted exceptionally well. I think I batted sensibly and didn't take too many risks, I do need to work on my bowling as well though, haven't bowled as well as I would have liked since returning from Worcestershire'. Shakib is also the Man of the Match for his 106 and 3-54.

Breathless finish here as the Bangladeshis go on a lap of honour to celebrate this historic moment, with the crowd screaming in delight. Reminiscent of the scenes at the Oval in 1971 after India's first Test win in England. Don't forget the brave contribution of Kane Williamson though who hauled New Zealand back into the game and later battled cramp as well. He came into the game with an ODI average of less than 5, but showed today why many in New Zealand cricket circles rate him so highly.

Ultimately the New Zealand top order failed to fire for the third successive time in the series and is the main cause of their humbling downfall here in Bangladesh. Worrying signs for the captain and coach ahead of the World Cup.

But this is Bangladesh's moment, and they thoroughly deserve it. They have outplayed the Kiwis in all three matches and the spinners excelled at tying down the New Zealand middle-order. They have hardly missed Tamim Iqbal which along with this series victory is hopefully evidence that they are starting to develop the depth that will enable them to be competitive on a consistent basis.

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 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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