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

0.1

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, full and swinging into the blockhole, Kayes jams the bat down and squeezes it to mid-off

0.2

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, again swinging in but this time strays onto the pads, flicked to Ryder at midwicket

0.3

Mills to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, full outside off, Kayes moves onto the front foot and punches into the gap between mid-off and cover

0.4

Mills to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, beautifully driven straight back past the bowler by Nafees, it was full on off and swung in a touch but Nafees countered the swing beautifully

0.5

Mills to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, short on leg and tucked off the hip, fine leg runs around the edge of the circle to collect

0.6

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, short outside off, punched off the back foot to point

Bangladesh 6/0   KD Mills 1-0-6-0

2.1

Mills to Shahriar Nafees, no run, short on off, defended down and into the off side

2.2

Mills to Shahriar Nafees, no run, again short but this well outside off, left alone

2.3

Mills to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, short on leg, Nafees is off-balance trying to pull, hand comes off the bat handle but he gets enough bat to beat a diving fine leg, slice of fortune there for Nafees

2.4

Mills to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, fuller but on the pads, clipped into the square leg region

2.5

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, short but closer to off, extra bounce beats Kayes who pushes the bat out and then withdraws

2.6

Mills to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, similar delivery but Kayes gets bat behind ball and angles it down to third man

Bangladesh 14/0   KD Mills 2-0-12-0

4.1

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, short on middle, Kayes is squared up and edges the defensive stroke on the bounce to slip

4.2

Mills to Imrul Kayes, SIX, this was short as well but with no menace, rocks back and pulls handsomely over square leg. The umpires go upstairs to check four or six, it hit the ropes on the full so first six of the game

4.3

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, charges down the wicket wildly and plays a mad swat, luckily misses the full ball outside off

4.4

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, nice delivery, pitches on off and moves away, Kayes again prods without moving his feet and misses

4.5

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, in the same area, Kayes partly edges and partly opens the face on it, goes on the bounce to slip who fumbles but no opportunity for a single

4.6

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, full on middle and leg, flicked down to a diving mid-on

Bangladesh 23/1   KD Mills 3-0-18-0

6.1

Mills to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, sweetly times the pull out towards square leg, that was short on middle and off

6.2

Mills to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, again short outside off, carved down to third man

6.3

Mills to Junaid Siddique, OUT, on the leg stump, tries the customary flick, gets a leading edge that swirls around for a long time, Vettori does well to take the catch and hold on after tumbling awkwardly

Junaid Siddique c Vettori b Mills 10 (15m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

6.4

Mills to Raqibul Hasan, no run, on off stump, tentatively defended into his pad

6.5

Mills to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, short on leg and swinging further down, Raqibul pulls everything out of the way as a wide is given

6.5

Mills to Raqibul Hasan, no run, fuller and outside off, driven to the left of cover who does well to adjust to the ball quickly changing direction with an athletic diving save

6.6

Mills to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defends a back of a length delivery into the covers

Bangladesh 33/2   KD Mills 4-0-21-1

8.1

Mills to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, Kiwis persisting with short lengths and being punished for it, outside off, uses the pace and glides it down to the third man boundary

8.2

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, outside off and beats the defensive jab, full length

8.3

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, too full outside off but only squeezed out to point

8.4

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, short of a length on off, wristily worked to midwicket

8.5

Mills to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, more punishment for New Zealand, very short and wide, Kayes throws the kitchen sink at it and flays it through point

8.6

Mills to Imrul Kayes, no run, fuller on middle and leg, hint of a leading edge as he defends to short cover

Bangladesh 52/2   KD Mills 5-0-29-1

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

34.6

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, slants across the left-hander, left alone

Bangladesh 147/6   KD Mills 6-0-30-1

36.1

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, defends back down the track

36.2

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, 1 run, outside off, dabbed into the covers to open his account

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

36.4

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, jabs at a ball moving away outside off, misses

36.5

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, good short ball directed at the head, Shuvo turns his eyes away and ducks just out of the ball's direction

36.6

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, goes back and defends to cover

Bangladesh 149/6   KD Mills 7-0-32-1

38.1

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, no run, outside off and going across, flashes at it and misses

38.2

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, 1 run, squeezes a short ball on leg into the midwicket region

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

38.6

Mills to Suhrawadi Shuvo, OUT, poor way to go, short ball on leg, Shuvo tries to extract his gloves from the situation but can only get a faint touch through to Brendon McCullum

Suhrawadi Shuvo c †BB McCullum b Mills 3 (29m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.64

Bangladesh 161/7   KD Mills 8-0-36-2

44.1

Mills to Rubel Hossain, no run, going down leg, raps him on the back pad

44.2

Mills to Rubel Hossain, OUT, goes for an agricultural slog, hits it miles but only in height rather than distance, Watling settles under it and takes the catch with ease. Bangladesh all out for 174

Rubel Hossain c Watling b Mills 2 (11m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

Bangladesh 174/10   KD Mills 8.2-0-36-3
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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