Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2010/11 / Commentary

Zimbabwe in Bangladesh ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Bangladesh won by 6 wickets (with 62 balls remaining)

The second innings has started and caught everyone by surprise. Utseya to bowl first up.

0.1

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run

0.2

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run

0.3

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, pushes for a single.

0.4

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, no run, plays it back down the track.

0.5

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, no run, defends on the front foot to the off side.

0.6

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, moves back and works it behind square leg.

End of over 1 (2 runs) Bangladesh 2/0 (190 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 2.00, RRR: 3.87)
Imrul Kayes    1* (3b)      P Utseya    1-0-2-0
Tamim Iqbal    1* (3b)     

Mpofu into the attack.

1.1

Mpofu to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, works it through the onside to deep midwicket, a fuller delivery.

1.2

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, gets the behind the delivery and blocks it to the onside.

1.3

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, cut away hard but straight to the fielder at point, width not capitalized.

1.4

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, a touch short and Tamim mistimes the pull to the onside, was in the air but no fielder around.

1.5

Mpofu to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, moves forward and opens the face off the bat and plays to deep backward point for a single.

1.6

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, tucks it behind square leg for an easy single.

End of over 2 (4 runs) Bangladesh 6/0 (186 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 3.00, RRR: 3.87)
Tamim Iqbal    3* (7b)      CB Mpofu    1-0-4-0
Imrul Kayes    3* (5b)      P Utseya    1-0-2-0

2.1

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run

2.2

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide, spins down the leg side, signaled a wide.

2.2

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide, another one goes down the leg side.

2.2

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, makes room and mistimes the cut to the off side.

2.3

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, SIX, goes all the way over extra cover fence, dances down the track and lofts it high and dry for a six.

2.4

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, pushes to the off side.

2.5

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, played to the onside.

2.6

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, stays on the front foot and pushes to mid-off.

End of over 3 (8 runs) Bangladesh 14/0 (178 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 4.66, RRR: 3.78)
Tamim Iqbal    9* (13b 1x6)      P Utseya    2-0-10-0
Imrul Kayes    3* (5b)      CB Mpofu    1-0-4-0

3.1

Mpofu to Imrul Kayes, no run, gets behind the delivery and shows the full face off the bat and defends to mid-off.

3.2

Mpofu to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, plays with an angled bat behind point to the deep.

3.3

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends to the off side.

3.4

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, down the track and looking to pull, gets the toe end of the bat and goes to the off side to mid-off, the ball not coming on to the bat.

3.5

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, 1 leg bye, off the pad behind square leg.

3.6

Mpofu to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, slower delivery and worked forward of square leg to the deep.

End of over 4 (3 runs) Bangladesh 17/0 (175 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 4.25, RRR: 3.80)
Imrul Kayes    5* (8b)      CB Mpofu    2-0-6-0
Tamim Iqbal    9* (16b 1x6)      P Utseya    2-0-10-0

4.1

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, no run, comes forward and defends, gets a thickish edge to the onside.

4.2

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

4.3

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, makes room and cuts hard through point to the fence for a boundary.

4.4

Utseya to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, swept to deep backward square leg for a single.

4.5

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, lovely shot from Tamim, dances down the track and hits in the air and in the gap wide of mid-off to the fence for a boundary.

4.6

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, driven back to the bowler.

End of over 5 (9 runs) Bangladesh 26/0 (166 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 5.20, RRR: 3.68)
Tamim Iqbal    13* (18b 1x4 1x6)      P Utseya    3-0-19-0
Imrul Kayes    10* (12b 1x4)      CB Mpofu    2-0-6-0

5.1

Mpofu to Imrul Kayes, OUT, edge and gone, lovely delivery from Mpofu, pitches short of a length and takes off, Kayes follows the delivery and gets the edge through to Taibu.

Imrul Kayes c †Taibu b Mpofu 10 (17m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

5.2

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, tucks it around the corner behind square leg and Price fumbles, gives away a single.

5.3

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, slower delivery pitches outside the leg stump and strikes the pad as Tamim looks to work it through the onside.

5.4

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turns it behind square leg and picks up a single.

5.5

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, no run, dropped a sitter by Chigumbura, driven in the air straight to him at mid-off and he makes a mess of it.

5.6

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, no run, quick bouncer and through to Taibu. Mpofu appeals don't know for what and then he has few words with Siddique.

End of over 6 (2 runs) Bangladesh 28/1 (164 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 4.66, RRR: 3.72)
Junaid Siddique    1* (3b)      CB Mpofu    3-0-8-1
Tamim Iqbal    14* (20b 1x4 1x6)      P Utseya    3-0-19-0

Meth into the attack

6.1

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, lovely delivery first up, defends on the front foot, gets the top off the bat.

6.2

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, stands in the crease and punches to mid-off.

6.3

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

6.4

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, good ball, Tamim looking to drive it down the ground, mistimes it.

6.5

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, moves back and punches it through mid-on for a single.

6.6

Meth to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, gets a thickish edge behind square leg to the deep.

Lunch break: Join us after lunch at 1:15pm, Bangladesh still require 161 to win.

End of over 7 (3 runs) Bangladesh 31/1 (161 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 4.42, RRR: 3.74)
Junaid Siddique    3* (4b)      KO Meth    1-0-3-0
Tamim Iqbal    15* (25b 1x4 1x6)      CB Mpofu    3-0-8-1

Welcome back after the break. The players are back on the field and it will be Mpofu to continue.

7.1

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller delivery driven straight back down the track and hits the stumps at the non-strikers end.

7.2

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, slower delivery down the leg side and Tamim plays it fine past the short fine leg fielder to the fence for a boundary.

7.3

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, another bad delivery, down the leg side and Tamim tickles it fine to the fence for the second boundary.

7.4

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward to a good length delivery and defends back to the bowler.

7.5

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, moves forward and mistimes the drive to mid-off.

7.6

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, no run, plays it to the onside.

End of over 8 (8 runs) Bangladesh 39/1 (153 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 4.87, RRR: 3.64)
Tamim Iqbal    23* (31b 3x4 1x6)      CB Mpofu    4-0-16-1
Junaid Siddique    3* (4b)      KO Meth    1-0-3-0

Meth to continue.

8.1

Meth to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, looking to drive through the off side, gets a thickish edge down to third man.

8.2

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, drives on the front foot to mid-off.

8.3

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, pushes gently through mid-on for a single.

8.4

Meth to Junaid Siddique, no run, inside edges to the off side.

8.5

Meth to Junaid Siddique, no run, clips it to the onside.

8.6

Meth to Junaid Siddique, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

End of over 9 (2 runs) Bangladesh 41/1 (151 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 4.55, RRR: 3.68)
Junaid Siddique    4* (8b)      KO Meth    2-0-5-0
Tamim Iqbal    24* (33b 3x4 1x6)      CB Mpofu    4-0-16-1

9.1

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the pads and tucked through square leg to the deep.

9.2

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, lovely shot from Siddique, stands in the crease and times it well, punches it through cover and the ball races to the fence.

9.3

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, no run, slower delivery defended to the off side.

9.4

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, no run, slower delivery turned to the onside.

9.5

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, played with an angled bat behind point.

9.6

Mpofu to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, short ball and Tamim pulls in the air to deep midwicket, there is fielder in the deep.

End of over 10 (7 runs) Bangladesh 48/1 (144 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 4.80, RRR: 3.60)
Tamim Iqbal    26* (35b 3x4 1x6)      CB Mpofu    5-0-23-1
Junaid Siddique    9* (12b 1x4)      KO Meth    2-0-5-0

Zimbabwe take the bowling powerplay

10.1

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller delivery worked to the onside to midwicket.

10.2

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, no run, mistimes the cut to the off side, the ball coming slowly off the track.

10.3

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, full and outside the off stump, drives beautifully through the off side, through extra cover to the fence.

10.4

Meth to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turns to the onside for a single.

10.5

Meth to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, width outside the off stump, this time he cuts hard forward of point to the fence for a boundary.

10.6

Meth to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, fuller delivery and driven, Meth gets an hand to it, goes to mid-on.

End of over 11 (10 runs) Bangladesh 58/1 (134 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 5.27, RRR: 3.43)
Junaid Siddique    14* (14b 2x4)      KO Meth    3-0-15-0
Tamim Iqbal    31* (39b 4x4 1x6)      CB Mpofu    5-0-23-1

Here is Price, can he do something?

11.1

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushed back to the bowler.

11.2

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves forward and defends with an angled bat to point.

11.3

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, stays in the crease and defends to the off side.

11.4

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves back and punches to the fielder at extra cover.

11.5

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushes to the onside.

11.6

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves back and plays it back to the bowler.

He bowls a maiden.

End of over 12 (maiden) Bangladesh 58/1 (134 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 4.83, RRR: 3.52)
Junaid Siddique    14* (20b 2x4)      RW Price    1-1-0-0
Tamim Iqbal    31* (39b 4x4 1x6)      KO Meth    3-0-15-0

Utseya is back on.

12.1

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, cut hard to point, well fielded by Ervine.

12.2

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, driven through the off side as he comes down the track, played to the sweeper cover.

12.3

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, punches off the back foot to deep extra cover.

12.4

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves forward and pushes in the gap through cover for a single.

12.5

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, sweeps well from outside the off stump and through midwicket to the fence for a boundary, well played.

12.6

Utseya to Tamim Iqbal, no run, dabs it down to short third man.

End of over 13 (8 runs) Bangladesh 66/1 (126 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 5.07, RRR: 3.40)
Tamim Iqbal    36* (43b 5x4 1x6)      P Utseya    4-0-27-0
Junaid Siddique    17* (22b 2x4)      RW Price    1-1-0-0

13.1

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves back and punches through mid-off for a single.

13.2

Price to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and pushes it to leg side

13.3

Price to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller on the leg stump. Tamim comes forward and pushes it to leg side

13.4

Price to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, short on the leg stump. Tamim crouches and sweeps it to deep midwicket for a couple

13.5

Price to Tamim Iqbal, SIX, fuller, flighted delivery on the off stump. Tamim comes down the track and lofts it mightily over wide long-on for a six. That's the second of the innings for Tamim

13.6

Price to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, one shot too many for Tamim! To a similar delivery as the previous ball, Tamim comes down the track and looks to go over long-on. He mistimes and lofts it to Mpofu at long-off. Price lets out cries of celebrations, Mpofu does the cycle-handle jig

Tamim Iqbal c Mpofu b Price 44 (52m 48b 5x4 2x6) SR: 91.66

End of over 14 (9 runs) Bangladesh 75/2 (117 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 5.35, RRR: 3.25)
     RW Price    2-1-9-1
Junaid Siddique    18* (23b 2x4)      P Utseya    4-0-27-0

14.1

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, fuller on the off stump. Comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

14.2

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Raqibul drives it to long-on for a single

14.3

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Junaid is surprised by the bounce as he defends it back onto the pitch

14.4

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, pushes it to long-off for a single

14.5

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, outside the off, Raqibul comes forward and pushes it back to the bowler

14.6

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes forward and turns it to leg side

End of over 15 (2 runs) Bangladesh 77/2 (115 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 5.13, RRR: 3.28)
Raqibul Hasan    1* (4b)      P Utseya    5-0-29-0
Junaid Siddique    19* (25b 2x4)      RW Price    2-1-9-1

15.1

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, Price is giving it a lot more air now as Junaid freezes and defends it back onto the pitch

15.2

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 leg bye, fuller outside the off stump. Junaid comes forward and looks to defend it. He is struck on the pads as they run across for a leg-bye. It would have hit the stumps but was pitching outside leg

15.3

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, good length ball on the middle stump. Raqibul comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch

15.4

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Raqibul comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single

15.5

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, short outside the off stump. Junaid punches it to extra-cover off the backfoot

15.6

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run

End of over 16 (2 runs) Bangladesh 79/2 (113 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 4.93, RRR: 3.32)
Junaid Siddique    19* (29b 2x4)      RW Price    3-1-10-1
Raqibul Hasan    2* (6b)      P Utseya    5-0-29-0

16.1

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Raqibul comes down the track and drives it to long-on for a single

16.2

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump. Junaid pushes it to mid-on for a single

16.3

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, on the off and middle. Raqibul pushes it to leg side

16.4

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, outside the off stump. Raqibul pushes it to cover off the frontfoot

16.5

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, on the leg stump. Raqibul sweeps it to deep midwicket for a single

16.6

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Junaid defends it to midwicket

End of over 17 (3 runs) Bangladesh 82/2 (110 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 4.82, RRR: 3.33)
Junaid Siddique    20* (31b 2x4)      P Utseya    6-0-32-0
Raqibul Hasan    4* (10b)      RW Price    3-1-10-1

17.1

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defended down the track.

17.2

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turned away to the onside.

17.3

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, uses his feet and drives bit uppishly past the bowler to long on.

17.4

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, punches off the back foot and down the ground to long off.

17.5

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turned to square leg.

17.6

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, looking to come down the track, pushes through mid-on for a single.

End of over 18 (3 runs) Bangladesh 85/2 (107 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 4.72, RRR: 3.34)
Raqibul Hasan    6* (15b)      RW Price    4-1-13-1
Junaid Siddique    21* (32b 2x4)      P Utseya    6-0-32-0

18.1

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, down the track and driven along the ground to extra cover.

18.2

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, pushes to mid-on.

18.3

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, down the track to the pitch off the delivery and driven nicely in the gap to the left of mid-off to the fence, no catching that, it was well timed.

18.4

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, once again dances down the track and drives along the ground to long on.

18.5

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, no run, defended to the onside.

18.6

Utseya to Junaid Siddique, SIX, tossed up delivery and Siddique swings it high in the air over the midwicket fence for a six. Just as Shamim Choudhary the commentator says no need of heorics, Siddique does it.

End of over 19 (11 runs) Bangladesh 96/2 (96 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 5.05, RRR: 3.09)
Junaid Siddique    27* (34b 2x4 1x6)      P Utseya    7-0-43-0
Raqibul Hasan    11* (19b 1x4)      RW Price    4-1-13-1

19.1

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, down the track and driven to mid-off, excellent fielding by the fielder diving to his right., coming in from extra cover.

19.2

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, defended.

19.3

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, punches it back to the bowler, Price trying to get under the skin of the batsman.

19.4

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, worked through the onside for a single.

19.5

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turns it behind square leg.

19.6

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, played back down the track.

End of over 20 (2 runs) Bangladesh 98/2 (94 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 4.90, RRR: 3.13)
Raqibul Hasan    12* (22b 1x4)      RW Price    5-1-15-1
Junaid Siddique    28* (37b 2x4 1x6)      P Utseya    7-0-43-0

Dabengwa comes on

20.1

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, stands tall and plays to the onside.

20.2

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, works to the onside.

20.3

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves back and pushes to the off side.

20.4

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, flatter delivery outside the off stump, cuts and misses.

20.5

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves back and punches down the ground to long off.

20.6

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, pushed to the off side.

End of over 21 (1 run) Bangladesh 99/2 (93 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 4.71, RRR: 3.20)
Raqibul Hasan    12* (23b 1x4)      KM Dabengwa    1-0-1-0
Junaid Siddique    29* (42b 2x4 1x6)      RW Price    5-1-15-1

21.1

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, worked through the onside to the deep.

21.2

Price to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, dances down the wicket and to the pitch off the ball and hits it high in the air wide of long on and one bounce to the fence.

21.3

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, down the wicket and drives down to long off.

21.4

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves forward and pushes to the onside to midwicket.

21.5

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, punches off the back foot to extra cover.

21.6

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushes to the off side.

End of over 22 (6 runs) Bangladesh 105/2 (87 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 4.77, RRR: 3.10)
Junaid Siddique    30* (46b 2x4 1x6)      RW Price    6-1-21-1
Raqibul Hasan    17* (25b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    1-0-1-0

22.1

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

22.2

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, plays to the onside to midwicket.

22.3

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushes it back down the track.

22.4

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, driven to extra cover.

22.5

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves back and turns it behind square leg.

22.6

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, pushes forward and gets the outside edge along the ground to short third man.

End of over 23 (2 runs) Bangladesh 107/2 (85 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 4.65, RRR: 3.14)
Raqibul Hasan    18* (27b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    2-0-3-0
Junaid Siddique    31* (50b 2x4 1x6)      RW Price    6-1-21-1

Chibhabha into the attack.

23.1

Chibhabha to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, turned to fine leg for a single.

Slip in place.

23.2

Chibhabha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, plays a flowing drive through the off side to the sweeper.

23.3

Chibhabha to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushed back to the bowler.

23.4

Chibhabha to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, punches it down the ground to long on.

23.5

Chibhabha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, driven down the ground past mid-on for a single.

23.6

Chibhabha to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, flicks it behind square leg along the ground to the fence for a boundary. Siddique justs wants to finish this game off.

End of over 24 (8 runs) Bangladesh 115/2 (77 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 4.79, RRR: 2.96)
Junaid Siddique    37* (54b 3x4 1x6)      CJ Chibhabha    1-0-8-0
Raqibul Hasan    20* (29b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    2-0-3-0

24.1

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, moves forward and drives to mid-on.

24.2

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves forward and drives down the ground to long on.

24.3

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, sweeps and misses, strikes the pad, appeal turned down.

24.4

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, played back down the track.

24.5

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, moves back and punches through extra cover.

24.6

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves forward and drives behind point.

End of over 25 (3 runs) Bangladesh 118/2 (74 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 4.72, RRR: 2.96)
Junaid Siddique    38* (56b 3x4 1x6)      KM Dabengwa    3-0-6-0
Raqibul Hasan    22* (33b 2x4)      CJ Chibhabha    1-0-8-0

25.1

Chibhabha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, turns it to deep backward square leg for a single.

25.2

Chibhabha to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, punches it down the ground to long off.

25.3

Chibhabha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, driven to mid-off.

25.4

Chibhabha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, short ball, comes slowly off the track and Raqibul plays too early, goes for the pull and gets hit on the body.

25.5

Chibhabha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, punches it through extra cover to the deep.

25.6

Chibhabha to Junaid Siddique, no run, fuller and driven back to the bowler.

Joy: "Ashraful should watch closely how Roqibul bats,because that's how you bat in a limited over format..patience and sensibility is the key."

End of over 26 (3 runs) Bangladesh 121/2 (71 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 4.65, RRR: 2.95)
Junaid Siddique    39* (58b 3x4 1x6)      CJ Chibhabha    2-0-11-0
Raqibul Hasan    24* (37b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    3-0-6-0

Drinks time.

Asif Rahman: "If Mortaza is worth $600,000 at the IPL auction, how much do you reckon they'd pay for Ray? How do you even put a price on Price?"

26.1

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, off the pad to the onside.

26.2

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, turned away behind square leg to the deep and takes a single.

26.3

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, turns it forward of square leg.

26.4

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 wide, quicker delivery down the leg side, signaled a wide.

26.4

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, driven back down the track to the bowler.

26.5

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves forward and drives to the onside.

26.6

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, turns it forward of square leg for a single.

End of over 27 (3 runs) Bangladesh 124/2 (68 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 4.59, RRR: 2.95)
Junaid Siddique    40* (62b 3x4 1x6)      KM Dabengwa    4-0-9-0
Raqibul Hasan    25* (39b 2x4)      CJ Chibhabha    2-0-11-0

Sunil: "Forget Ray, you are forgetting Shakib Al Hasan. No body was interested in him last time. Hope, things will change this time."

Taylor into the attack.

27.1

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushes down to mid-on and looking for the single, sent back.

27.2

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves back and works through the vacant midwicket for a single.

27.3

Taylor to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, tossed up fuller and driven down the ground to long on.

27.4

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, no run, cuts straight to the fielder at point.

27.5

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves back and cuts to the sweeper.

27.6

Taylor to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, moves forward and drives through mid-on for a single.

End of over 28 (4 runs) Bangladesh 128/2 (64 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 4.57, RRR: 2.90)
Raqibul Hasan    27* (41b 2x4)      BRM Taylor    1-0-4-0
Junaid Siddique    42* (66b 3x4 1x6)      KM Dabengwa    4-0-9-0

28.1

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, moves back and pushes down the ground to long off.

28.2

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves back and plays to cover, looking for the single, not there as the fielder is on to it.

28.3

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, works through midwicket for a single.

28.4

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

28.5

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, uses his feet and looks to defend, gets a leading edge to the off side.

28.6

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, moves forward and drives, fielded well by the bowler.

End of over 29 (2 runs) Bangladesh 130/2 (62 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 4.48, RRR: 2.95)
Raqibul Hasan    28* (45b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    5-0-11-0
Junaid Siddique    43* (68b 3x4 1x6)      BRM Taylor    1-0-4-0

29.1

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, no run, down the track and pushes it back to the bowler.

29.2

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, no run, opens the face off the bat and plays behind point.

29.3

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, moves forward and drives down the ground through mid-off.

29.4

Taylor to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, turns it through square leg.

29.5

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, lovely shot, clips it wide of mid-on and the ball is racing along the ground to the fence and fielder desperately tries to pull it in but unable to do it, goes to the fence.

29.6

Taylor to Junaid Siddique, no run, driven to the onside to mid-on.

End of over 30 (6 runs) Bangladesh 136/2 (56 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 4.53, RRR: 2.80)
Junaid Siddique    48* (73b 4x4 1x6)      BRM Taylor    2-0-10-0
Raqibul Hasan    29* (46b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    5-0-11-0

30.1

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, plays with an angled bat behind point.

30.2

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, sweeps through square leg to the deep for a single.

30.3

Dabengwa to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

30.4

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, uses his feet and pushes to extra cover.

30.5

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turns away and plays with an angled bat to the off side.

30.6

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, sweeps from outside the off stump to deep backward square leg.

End of over 31 (3 runs) Bangladesh 139/2 (53 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 4.48, RRR: 2.78)
Raqibul Hasan    31* (51b 2x4)      KM Dabengwa    6-0-14-0
Junaid Siddique    49* (74b 4x4 1x6)      BRM Taylor    2-0-10-0

Price is back.

31.1

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turns it to square leg.

31.2

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, uses his feet and drives through mid-off for a single.

31.3

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, 50 for Siddique, punches it down the ground to long on for a single

31.4

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, uses his feet and pushes to the off side to extra cover.

31.5

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, arm ball and Raqibul pushes to the onside.

31.6

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, uses his feet and pushes to the off side.

End of over 32 (2 runs) Bangladesh 141/2 (51 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 4.40, RRR: 2.83)
Raqibul Hasan    32* (56b 2x4)      RW Price    7-1-23-1
Junaid Siddique    50* (75b 4x4 1x6)      KM Dabengwa    6-0-14-0

Mpofu is back into the attack.

32.1

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, down the leg side, tucks it fine to the fielder for a single.

32.2

Mpofu to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, slices it down to third man for a single.

32.3

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, no run, defended with an angled bat behind the wicket on the off side.

32.4

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, no run, pushes to the onside.

32.5

Mpofu to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, pushes to mid-off for a single.

32.6

Mpofu to Raqibul Hasan, no run, slower delivery and Raqibul looking to drive through the off side, mistimes it.

End of over 33 (3 runs) Bangladesh 144/2 (48 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 4.36, RRR: 2.82)
Raqibul Hasan    33* (58b 2x4)      CB Mpofu    6-0-26-1
Junaid Siddique    52* (79b 4x4 1x6)      RW Price    7-1-23-1

33.1

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 wide, spins down the leg side, signaled a wide.

33.1

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, moves back and plays to cover.

33.2

Price to Junaid Siddique, no run, mistimes to cover.

33.3

Price to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, down the track and drives along the ground to long on.

33.4

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, uses his feet and drives to the onside.

33.5

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, off the bat to short fine leg.

33.6

Price to Junaid Siddique, OUT, Price picks up a wicket out of the blue. Comes down the track and looks to go big through the onside, misses it completely and Taibu collects the ball and whips off the bails, Siddique was way outside the crease, had no chance to come back. He falls after a good knock.

Junaid Siddique st †Taibu b Price 53 (115m 83b 4x4 1x6) SR: 63.85

End of over 34 (3 runs) Bangladesh 147/3 (45 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 4.32, RRR: 2.81)
     RW Price    8-1-26-2
Raqibul Hasan    34* (60b 2x4)      CB Mpofu    6-0-26-1

Shakib comes in to bat, 45 required.

34.1

Mpofu to Raqibul Hasan, no run, outside the off stump and Raqibul slashes and misses.

34.2

Mpofu to Raqibul Hasan, no run, fuller delivery pushed to mid-on.

34.3

Mpofu to Raqibul Hasan, no run, played to the off side.

34.4

Mpofu to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, pushes to the onside.

34.5

Mpofu to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, width outside the off stump, cut hard behind point straight to the fielder.

34.6

Mpofu to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, lovely shot through the vacant off side to the cover fence, Shakib shows his class.

End of over 35 (5 runs) Bangladesh 152/3 (40 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 4.34, RRR: 2.66)
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (2b 1x4)      CB Mpofu    7-0-31-1
Raqibul Hasan    35* (64b 2x4)      RW Price    8-1-26-2

The fans are enjoying and looking forward to a Bangladesh win.

35.1

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 2 runs, uses his feet and plays an inside out shot high in the air to deep extra cover, the fielder chasing could not get to it.

35.2

Price to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, swept away nicely behind square leg to the fence for a boundary.

35.3

Price to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, Price getting the treatment, sweeps forward this time through midwicket to the fence for a boundary, excellent batting this.

Raqibul is all smiles.

35.4

Price to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes down the track and defends to the onside.

Friendly banter between Price and Raqibul.

35.5

Price to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, uses his feet and plays to the left of mid-off for a single.

35.6

Price to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, lovely shot, moves back and cuts hard in the gap through extra cover to the fence for a boundary.

End of over 36 (15 runs) Bangladesh 167/3 (25 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 4.63, RRR: 1.78)
Shakib Al Hasan    8* (3b 2x4)      RW Price    9-1-41-2
Raqibul Hasan    46* (69b 4x4)      CB Mpofu    7-0-31-1

Utseya is back.

36.1

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defended to the onside.

36.2

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, SIX, goes all the way, Raqibul is in a hurry, gets to his 50 in style, down the track and swings it high in the air over the midwicket fence for a six.

36.3

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, once again looking to go for the big shot, driven along the ground to extra cover.

36.4

Utseya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, cut to the sweeper for a single.

36.5

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, blocked on the track.

36.6

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, looking to play to the onside, gets a leading edge.

36.7

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played back down the track

We have a seven ball over, a miscount by the umpire.

End of over 37 (7 runs) Bangladesh 174/3 (18 runs required from 12.5 overs, RR: 4.68, RRR: 1.40)
Shakib Al Hasan    8* (6b 2x4)      P Utseya    8-0-50-0
Raqibul Hasan    53* (73b 4x4 1x6)      RW Price    9-1-41-2

Meth is back.

37.1

Meth to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, lovely shot from Raqibul, leans into the shot and drives along the ground and in the gap to the fence for a boundary.

37.2

Meth to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, another flowing drive through the off side, similar to the first boundary, Raqibul is firing away in style.

37.3

Meth to Raqibul Hasan, 2 runs, driven down the track past the bowler to long on for couple more.

37.4

Meth to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, slower delivery and well watched by Raqibul, who pushes gently to the off side and takes off for a single.

37.5

Meth to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, uses his feet and pushes down the ground to long on.

37.6

Meth to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on for a single.

End of over 38 (13 runs) Bangladesh 187/3 (5 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 4.92, RRR: 0.41)
Raqibul Hasan    65* (78b 6x4 1x6)      KO Meth    4-0-28-0
Shakib Al Hasan    9* (7b 2x4)      P Utseya    8-0-50-0

38.1

Dabengwa to Raqibul Hasan, OUT, another batsman goes, Raqibul. Comes down the track and looks to loft it down the ground, gets an edge and goes to the keeper who gets rid of the stumps, Raqibul is way down the ground, thrown his wicket away.

Raqibul Hasan st †Taibu b Dabengwa 65 (101m 79b 6x4 1x6) SR: 82.27

38.2

Dabengwa to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, too short from Dabengwa, who pulls it along the ground to wide long on.

38.3

Dabengwa to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, off the pad to the onside.

38.4

Dabengwa to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, looking for the pull, mistimes to mid-on.

38.5

Dabengwa to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, stays in the crease and defends to the onside.

38.6

Dabengwa to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, pulled along the ground to deep midwicket.

End of over 39 (3 runs) Bangladesh 190/4 (2 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 4.87, RRR: 0.18)
Mushfiqur Rahim    3* (5b)      KM Dabengwa    7-0-17-1
Shakib Al Hasan    9* (7b 2x4)      KO Meth    4-0-28-0

39.1

Meth to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, mistimes the drive to mid-off.

39.2

Meth to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slower delivery and Mushfiqur blocks it down on the track.

39.3

Meth to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, cut straight to the fielder at point.

39.4

Meth to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, Mushfiqur Rahim finishes off in style by driving in the gap through the off side to the extra cover fence for a boundary.

Thank you for joining us today, I am Binoy George and along with Raghav signing off, please do join us again on Monday for the day/night game, until then bye from all of us here at Cricinfo.

Chigumbura: "We did not bat well, we gave our wickets away. We have to correct the mistakes we have still three more games left, we are looking forward to them."

Shakib: "The batsmen applied themselves, the bowlers were good today and everyone chipped in, the fielding has also improved, we are playing good cricket, we are confident now. We are looking forward to the next game under the lights, we want to improve every game. We are looking forward to it."

Razzak (Man of the Match): "I am still not on top of the world, my team-mates helped me a lot with the fielding. Wonderful to get the hat-trick. I am pleased that we have come back strongly in the second game."

Arbab: "Well I guess Sakib's choice of Raqibul Hossain was right, a captain that wants to win nothing wrong with that, eh BCB."

Shakib is a happy man, Bangladesh win by 6 wickets. The players shake hands and they walk off the field to the pavilion. The partnership between Siddique and Raqibul helped them to surpass the target.

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Junaid Siddique walks off after being dismissed for 53, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Mirpur, December 3, 2010

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Shakib Al Hasan walks off with the Zimbabwe players after Bangladesh's six-wicket win, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Mirpur, December 3, 2010

Shakib Al Hasan walks off with the Zimbabwe players after Bangladesh's six-wicket win

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