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

6.4

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, down leg, Elliott over-balances but the keeper can't collect cleanly, wide not given

6.5

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, defends with a straight bat

6.6

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, comes down and pushes to short cover who sends Elliott scurrying back into his crease like a crab

New Zealand 20/5   GD Elliott 0* (3b)

7.5

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, slower ball on middle, Elliott inside edges to the leg side

7.6

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, pushed out to cover

New Zealand 25/5   GD Elliott 0* (5b)

8.4

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, tossed up on leg and this one does turn, Elliott defends

8.5

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, leans forward to defend on off stump

8.6

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 2 wides, fired in down leg, beats batsman and keeper, they scamper one in addition to the wide

New Zealand 28/5   GD Elliott 0* (7b)

9.1

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, FOUR, strays onto the pads with a full toss which Elliott nicely flicks to the midwicket boundary

9.2

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, defends back down the track

9.3

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, repeats the stroke

9.4

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, achieves a hat-trick of defensive strokes into the off side

9.5

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, full outside off and Elliott changes tack by letting it go

9.6

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, plays a drive to point. Drinks arrives and couldn't come faster for New Zealand who have been appalling in the opening Powerplay

New Zealand 34/5   GD Elliott 4* (13b 1x4)

10.2

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, Elliott defends down the track

10.3

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, Elliott takes a step down to drive and inside-edges out to deep backward square

New Zealand 36/5   GD Elliott 5* (15b 1x4)

12.3

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 wide, starts from outside off and spins down leg past the batsman

12.3

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 run, nudged off middle stump out to deep square leg

New Zealand 41/5   GD Elliott 6* (16b 1x4)

13.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, defends

13.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, comes down and pushes to long-off

New Zealand 42/5   GD Elliott 7* (18b 1x4)

15.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, around the wicket to Elliott who gets well forward to defend

15.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, bit of inside edge with the forward defensive

15.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, nurdles this into the leg side

15.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, drives back down the pitch

15.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, huge appeal but Elliott stretches well forward and makes sure he is struck outside the line of off

New Zealand 47/5   GD Elliott 8* (23b 1x4)

16.6

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, comes down and flicks in the air but safely short of midwicket

New Zealand 50/5   GD Elliott 8* (24b 1x4)

17.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, chops a cut to point

17.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, tries to go for a drive but tamely digs out a fullish delivery

17.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, flicked into the deep on the leg side off middle stump

New Zealand 52/5   GD Elliott 9* (27b 1x4)

18.5

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 run, tossed up outside off, thick outside edge all along the carpet down to third man. 55 for 5

New Zealand 55/5   GD Elliott 10* (28b 1x4)

19.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, Elliott moves onto the front foot and defends

19.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, FOUR, excellent cut by Elliott, went back to a short ball on off which spun away a touch, middled to the backward point fence

19.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, 2 runs, sweeps to the left of the leg-side sweeper, return for a couple

19.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, down leg, Elliott rolls the wrists on the sweep but picks out fine leg

19.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, punched into the off side, bowler runs across and dives well to save a run

19.6

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

New Zealand 62/5   GD Elliott 17* (34b 2x4)

20.1

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, spins into Elliott who clips it to square leg

20.2

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 wide, down leg, wide

20.2

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, defends into the block

20.3

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, goes back and stays low to defend, covering the low bounce

20.4

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 run, comes down and nudges a single to long-on

New Zealand 64/5   GD Elliott 18* (38b 2x4)

21.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, presses forward to defend textbook style

21.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, FOUR, positive use of the feet yields a positive result, chips down and clears mid-on with a delectable loft

New Zealand 70/5   GD Elliott 22* (40b 3x4)

22.4

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 1 run, comes down again but this time keeps it on the ground and works to long-on

New Zealand 72/5   GD Elliott 23* (41b 3x4)

23.3

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, pins Elliott in the crease, jabs it out to the off side

23.4

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, on leg and flicked to deep square leg

New Zealand 75/5   GD Elliott 24* (43b 3x4)

24.1

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

24.2

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, worked to the right of midwicket, Elliott set off but was sent back by his skipper, probably a single there but caution understandable after the Watling run-out

24.3

Mahmudullah to Elliott, 2 runs, goes back and cuts out towards the boundary, two fielders chase to prevent the boundary

24.4

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, worked into the leg side

24.5

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, nudged to fine leg

24.6

Mahmudullah to Elliott, no run, clipped off middle stump straight to midwicket

New Zealand 84/5   GD Elliott 26* (49b 3x4)

25.3

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, down leg, nudged into a gap on the leg side

25.5

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, tossed up on leg and Elliott goes for the on-drive but hits it on the bounce to the left of a mid-on who dives spectacularly and causes a bit of confusion in the running before Vettori makes it to the striker's end

New Zealand 88/5   GD Elliott 28* (51b 3x4)

26.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 wide, Shakib fires it down leg past Elliott's flick

26.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, on middle and Elliott respectfully defends

26.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, goes back and clips straight to Shuvo at fine leg

26.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, goes back and works to midwicket

26.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, again goes back, this time hits to mid-on

26.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, worked to square leg

26.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, drives back down the track

New Zealand 95/5   GD Elliott 28* (57b 3x4)

27.4

Shafiul Islam to Elliott, no run, opens the face and guides to point

27.5

Shafiul Islam to Elliott, 1 run, wider of off and Elliott glides it to third man

New Zealand 101/5   GD Elliott 29* (59b 3x4)

28.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, FOUR, Shakib slides it down leg and Elliott displays exquisite timing in placing it into the gap and then beating the boundary rider on the leg side

28.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, floated up and Elliott reaches, hits with the toe to cover

28.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, nudges to leg

28.4

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

28.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, nudged to fine leg

28.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, opens the face and works to cover

New Zealand 105/5   GD Elliott 33* (65b 4x4)

29.2

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, outside off, punched into the ground and then to cover

29.3

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, driven to point on the up

29.4

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, accurate delivery, outside off and comes in, Elliott does his best Rahul Dravid impersonation in defending straight back

29.5

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, nice straight drive but excellent stop off his own bowling by Rubel

29.6

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, rolls the fingers across that one, Elliott is content to defend

New Zealand 106/5   GD Elliott 33* (70b 4x4)

30.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, down leg, Elliott hit on the pad

30.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, worked into the square leg area

New Zealand 107/6   GD Elliott 34* (72b 4x4)

31.1

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, swings into middle stump and flicks it off his toes to midwicket

31.2

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, short outside off, punched back down the pitch

31.3

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, 1 run, clipped down to fine leg

New Zealand 108/6   GD Elliott 35* (75b 4x4)

32.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, leans forward and defends solidly

32.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, goes back and punches to short cover

32.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, FOUR, fired into the pads, Elliott responds with a lovely on-drive which races away to the boundary

32.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 3 runs, takes a step down and lofts inside out over the ring fielders on the off side, determined running sees them acquire three

New Zealand 115/6   GD Elliott 42* (79b 5x4)

33.5

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, dug out to mid-off

33.6

Rubel Hossain to Elliott, no run, punched into the covers

New Zealand 119/6   GD Elliott 42* (81b 5x4)

35.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, comes forward and pushes back

35.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, goes back to the arm ball and squeezes it to mid-on

35.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, 1 run, shimmies down and nudges behind square on the leg side

New Zealand 120/7   GD Elliott 43* (84b 5x4)

36.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, no run, tossed up on leg and clipped to midwicket

36.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 2 runs, paddle sweeps very fine past fine leg for a couple

36.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, FOUR, swings the sweep over the boundary rider's head for four, the fielder came in and misjudged the distance as it just evaded his reach, an angry Shakib mutters

36.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, clipped into the leg side to bring up a 50 which has kept New Zealand alive

New Zealand 129/7   GD Elliott 50* (88b 6x4)

37.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, 1 run, tossed up outside off stump and drives down to long-off

New Zealand 130/7   GD Elliott 51* (89b 6x4)

38.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, fired into leg, worked down to long-on

38.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Elliott, 1 run, leans back and carves out to deep point, Shakib finishes his spell

New Zealand 135/7   GD Elliott 53* (91b 6x4)

39.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, pitches outside off and rips away from the right-hander, Elliott was well away from that

39.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, worked to midwicket

39.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, goes back and cuts to point

39.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, props forward and defends

39.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, 1 run, advances down the wicket and pushes to long-off

New Zealand 136/7   GD Elliott 54* (96b 6x4)

40.1

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, defends into the off side

40.2

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, cuts to point off the back foot

40.3

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, 1 run, swept off middle stump into the deep

New Zealand 137/7   GD Elliott 55* (99b 6x4)

41.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, comes down and drives back to the bowler who whizzes a throw into the keeper

41.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, FOUR, down leg, Elliott sweeps very well along the ground and backward of square for a welcome boundary for the Kiwis

41.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, pushed into the covers

New Zealand 143/7   GD Elliott 59* (102b 7x4)

42.6

Abdur Razzak to Elliott, no run, comes down and almost yorks himself, angled into the batsman, squeezed out to short leg

New Zealand 144/7   GD Elliott 59* (103b 7x4)

43.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, no run, leans back and plays to cover

43.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Elliott, OUT, is that the death knell for New Zealand? goes for the big slog sweep and top-edges against the turn with absolutely no timing, Rubel takes a sitter at wide mid-on, needless stroke after the patient buildup, puts bangladesh firmly in the box seat

GD Elliott c Rubel Hossain b Suhrawadi Shuvo 59 (146m 105b 7x4 0x6) SR: 56.19

New Zealand 145/8   GD Elliott 59 (105b 7x4)
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Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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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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