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

29.3

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, fired into middle, clipped to wide mid-on

29.4

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, comes forward to defend to leg

29.5

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, no run, defends into the off side, sets off but is wisely sent back

29.6

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, spins down leg past the batsman who tucks the bat behind pad

29.6

NL McCullum to Mahmudullah, FOUR, goes back and away, has to reach for it but gets enough bat with the cut shot to beat the fielders down to the backward point fence

Bangladesh 139/5   Mahmudullah 4* (4b 1x4)

30.3

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, angled into middle and leg, squeezes it out

30.4

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, comes forward and defends with soft hands

30.5

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, arm ball on middle, jabbed into the covers

30.6

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, inside edges the block into the leg side

Bangladesh 144/5   Mahmudullah 4* (8b 1x4)

32.1

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, tossed up on off, defended

32.2

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, tries to drive a full one, only goes back to Vettori

32.3

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, defends softly to off

32.4

Vettori to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, goes back and cuts a short ball outside off to the left of the cover sweeper

32.5

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, again defends to cover

32.6

Vettori to Mahmudullah, no run, defends to point with the outer half of the bat

Bangladesh 146/6   Mahmudullah 6* (14b 1x4)

34.1

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, gentle loosener first up, outside off and moves away, left alone

34.2

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, short on middle, goes back to defend

34.3

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, back of a length outside off, moves in a touch but not enough to prevent the batsman offering no stroke

34.4

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, full outside off and moves away, beats the defensive push away from the body, big appeal from bowler and keeper but umpire unmoved

34.5

Mills to Mahmudullah, 1 run, on the pads and flicked to deep fine leg

Bangladesh 147/6   Mahmudullah 7* (19b 1x4)

35.1

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, full outside off, defends on the front foot

35.2

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, misdirected short ball very wide of off, totally miscues the cut into the pitch block, would have been a wide if left alone

35.3

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, big Jesse pulls off a super save, cut to his right, dives and prevents the ball getting past with a big paw to it

35.4

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, short ball outside off, tries to duck but it doesn't get up at all, ends up going through at chest height through to the keeper

35.5

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, that one certainly got up, Mahmudullah yanks his head out of the oncoming missile's way as it hones in at his head

35.6

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, this time safely ducks underneath

Bangladesh 147/6   Mahmudullah 7* (25b 1x4)

36.3

Mills to Mahmudullah, 1 run, tries to blast a delivery on middle through midwicket, average timing and luckily bisects the midwicket and mid-on fielders

Bangladesh 149/6   Mahmudullah 8* (26b 1x4)

37.1

Bennett to Mahmudullah, FOUR, short ball outside off, goes for the booming back-foot drive, gets a thick edge past the dive of a despairing McCullum, also beats the boundary rider

37.2

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, full on leg, clipped fine and Mills puts in a valiant dive and flicks it back, umpires go upstairs to check if his foot was touching the rope, again the fielder is given the benefit of the doubt

37.3

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 1 run, outside off, gives some room and glides to third man

37.5

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, another well-directed short delivery, on middle and forcing the batsman to duck

37.6

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, repeats the dose, this time the ball sails over the off stump

Bangladesh 157/6   Mahmudullah 15* (31b 2x4)

38.3

Mills to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, strays on the pads and is worked to fine leg

38.4

Mills to Mahmudullah, no run, angled in and defends to mid-on

38.5

Mills to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short and angling into leg, clipped away, Nathan McCullum hits the stumps at the striker's end direct but Shuvo is safely in his crease

Bangladesh 161/6   Mahmudullah 18* (34b 2x4)

39.1

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, outside off and no shot offered

39.2

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, angles a full ball into leg, gets the back leg out of the way and works to mid-on

39.3

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, outside off and comes back in, again leaves

39.4

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, short outside off and moving away, Mahmudullah is having nothing to do with it

39.5

Bennett to Mahmudullah, no run, moves outside off and wristily flicks but straight to mid-on

39.6

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, again banged in outside off but too wide to play

39.6

Bennett to Mahmudullah, 1 run, punches a full ball to the left of mid-off, tight single taken with the throw off-target

Bangladesh 163/7   Mahmudullah 19* (40b 2x4)

40.1

Vettori to Mahmudullah, OUT, beautifully bowled, flighted on off and drifts into middle, beats the attempted work to leg and strikes him dead in front. Vettoir picks up his third wicket

Mahmudullah lbw b Vettori 19 (50m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 46.34

Bangladesh 163/8   Mahmudullah 19 (41b 2x4)
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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