New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2010/11 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh ODI Series - 5th ODI

Bangladesh v New Zealand

Bangladesh won by 3 runs

34.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, left alone outside off

New Zealand 119/7   KD Mills 0* (1b)

35.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, full on middle and turning away, defends with the outer edge

35.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, punched to cover

35.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, 2 runs, goes back and clips into the deep off the pads, strong running earns them two

New Zealand 122/7   KD Mills 2* (4b)

36.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, goes on with the arm, struck on the pad and appeal from Shakib but going down leg

36.6

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

New Zealand 129/7   KD Mills 2* (6b)

37.2

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

37.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, pulls the length back, Mills also goes back and works to fine leg

37.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, props forward to defend

37.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, hangs in the crease but again defends

37.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, appeal for lbw but going down leg, struck on the pad attempting to flick

New Zealand 130/7   KD Mills 2* (11b)

38.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, tossed up, inside edges into the pad on leg stump

38.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, comes forward and defends to off

38.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, drew Mills forward and then beat the outside edge with some turn away

38.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 3 runs, goes back and tucks fine past the keeper, Elliott hares back for the third

New Zealand 134/7   KD Mills 5* (15b)

39.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, defends directly to cover

New Zealand 136/7   KD Mills 5* (16b)

40.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, tossed up outside off, spins away and keeps low to beat the attempted cut

40.5

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, good stride forward into the ball to defend

40.6

Abdur Razzak to Mills, 1 run, comes down and aims up a swing to midwicket, inside edges along the ground out to deep backward square

New Zealand 138/7   KD Mills 6* (19b)

41.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, short outside off, Mills goes back and times it well but straight to cover

41.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, pops forward and plays with a straight bat

41.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, 1 run, angled into leg, worked with that angle into the wide open spaces on the leg side

New Zealand 139/7   KD Mills 7* (22b)

42.1

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, outside off and spins, this time bounces more than expected, beats the cut

42.2

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, defends to leg

42.3

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, goes down to sweep, mixture of bat and pad trickles to fine leg

42.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, short outside off, Mills goes for the booming cut and chops it into the pitch

42.5

Abdur Razzak to Mills, 1 run, worked into the leg side

New Zealand 144/7   KD Mills 8* (27b)

43.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, 1 run, goes back, stands tall and smacks out to long-off

43.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, gets forward to defend

43.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, tries to work to leg and gets a leading edge along the ground back to the bowler

43.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, reverts to get forward and block mode

New Zealand 145/8   KD Mills 9* (31b)

45.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, misses the cut outside off

45.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, goes back and hits to long-off, declines the single as the RRR goes to more than a run-a-ball

45.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, comes down the track and tries to heave the slog sweep into orbit, misses and appeal for a stumping. Goes upstairs, Mills slides his foot back in a fraction before the bails are whipped off

45.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, SIX, achieves what he was trying to do, comes down and lofts with precision over the bowler's head, much better stroke than the previous heave

45.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, goes back and works to square leg

45.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Mills, no run, can't retain the strike, tries to drive through the gap at cover but picks out point, Bennett exposed for the next over

New Zealand 151/9   KD Mills 15* (37b 1x6)

47.1

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, backs away and Rubel follows, hit on the toes

47.2

Rubel Hossain to Mills, FOUR, backs away and again Rubel follows but this time serves up a juicy full toss, Mills swings and helps it on its way to the backward square leg boundary

47.3

Rubel Hossain to Mills, 1 run, backs away again, good yorker on middle, dug out down to long-on, Bennett thinks about two but Mills sends him back

New Zealand 158/9   KD Mills 20* (40b 1x4 1x6)

48.1

Shafiul Islam to Mills, 2 runs, Mills backs away and top edges it over cover for a couple, he aimed up that area as all the off side fielders are in the circle due to the Powerplay

48.2

Shafiul Islam to Mills, SIX, short outside off, Mills again gives himself room and flamboyantly slams it over cover to bring the equation back to under a run-a-ball

48.3

Shafiul Islam to Mills, no run, better delivery, full and tailing in, hits Mills on the foot outside leg stump

48.4

Shafiul Islam to Mills, 1 run, again full on leg, digs out a single down to long-on. 8 from 8

New Zealand 167/9   KD Mills 29* (44b 1x4 2x6)

49.1

Rubel Hossain to Mills, FOUR, horrendous delivery as the pressure gets to Rubel, tries to follow Mills down leg but serves up a waist-high full toss which is flicked over the in-field to the boundary

49.2

Rubel Hossain to Mills, no run, goes for the big swing to midwicket but is followed again, this time Rubel gets it right and fires it in at the toes, misses and is hit on the pad

49.3

Rubel Hossain to Mills, OUT, cleaned out!! Bangladesh win the series 4-0 and achieve what Athar Ali Khan has called the 'Banglawash'! Mills backed away, Rubel fired in a perfect yorker on leg stump and sent it cartwheeling. The players then chased madly after each other in wild celebration as New Zealand suffer complete ignominy

KD Mills b Rubel Hossain 33 (60m 47b 2x4 2x6) SR: 70.21

New Zealand 171/10   KD Mills 33 (47b 2x4 2x6)
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 17, 2010

The Bangladesh players pose with the trophy after beating New Zealand 4-0, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Mirpur, October 17, 2010

The Bangladesh players pose with the trophy after beating New Zealand 4-0

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Oct 17, 2010

Kyle Mills has his stumps flattened by Rubel Hossain, signalling victory for the hosts, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Mirpur, October 17, 2010

Kyle Mills has his stumps flattened by Rubel Hossain, signalling victory for the hosts

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