England in Bangladesh Test Series - 1st Test

Bangladesh v England

England won by 181 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

50.4

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, drives his first ball towards mid off

50.5

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, outside off and no need to play at that

50.6

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, a bouncer to end the over, it loops through to Prior to end a successful over for Finn

Bangladesh 183/7   Naeem Islam 0* (3b)

52.1

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, good length outside off stump, that really zips through as Finn finds his stride and Naeem pulls the bat inside the line at the last minute

52.2

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, this one doesn't get up as much as it squirts off an outside edge down to gully

52.3

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, testing line outside off but Naeem judges well and pulls his bat away from the ball

52.4

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, finds a thick edge again, but falls well in front of Trott at gully

52.5

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, good bouncer, shapes back at the batsman as he arches back out of the line

52.6

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, back of a length on off stump, Naeem jumps into line and defends to cover.

Bangladesh 183/7   Naeem Islam 0* (9b)

53.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem keeps this out easily enough

Bangladesh 188/7   Naeem Islam 0* (10b)

55.1

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, too short from Swann, Naeem latches on to it, puling firmly down to midwicket

55.5

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem watchful here, getting forward and keeping this out well

55.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, quicker ball to finish from Swann, Naeem gets back and digs it out

Bangladesh 190/7   Naeem Islam 1* (13b)

57.1

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, nicely done from Swann, full, finding some turn Naeem keeps it out nicely

57.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem stretches forward and diligently keeps this out

57.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem is a picture of calmness at the moment, defending resolutely

57.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, FOUR, top shot, a touch of width from a slightly quicker ball, Naeem opened the face and glanced it down to third man for four

57.5

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Swann wide of the crease, but arrowing it too far down the leg side, doesn't interest Naeem

57.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, corrects the line here, Naeem gets forward and defends

Bangladesh 198/7   Naeem Islam 5* (19b 1x4)

58.2

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, looks like Naeem decided he was going to sway inside the line before Finn even bowled, a good length ball passing off stump and Naeem gets out the way of it

58.3

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, good ball and well played, rising around off stump, Naeem defends

58.4

Finn to Naeem Islam, FOUR, oh that is unlucky for Finn, full yorker, swinging in, Naeem jabbed a bat down and it slipped off the inside edge down to the fine leg boundary

58.5

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, this is sharp, reverts back to a good length, Naeem looks hurried in defence

58.6

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, fuller again this time, finding some reverse-swing away from the bat, Naeem drives to point

Bangladesh 203/7   Naeem Islam 9* (24b 2x4)

59.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, driven nicely but straight to the fielder at mid off

Bangladesh 212/7   Naeem Islam 9* (25b 2x4)

61.1

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem continues his well-judged defiance, stretching forward and defending

61.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem pokes this into the leg side, playing with the spin

61.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Naeem content to keep blocking, doing it well

61.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, a touch more flight from Swann, Naeem defends

61.5

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, thrown up wider of off, Naeem stretches across and blocks

61.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, completes a maiden with Naeem looking pretty solid

Bangladesh 216/7   Naeem Islam 9* (31b 2x4)

63.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, flighted up again, Naeem is happy in block mode

63.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, good stuff again from Swann, accurate, but Naeem defends

63.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, good resolute stuff from Naeem, not giving it away here

63.5

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, clips firmly down to mid on, where Carberry is deep and can't prevent a single

Bangladesh 227/7   Naeem Islam 10* (35b 2x4)

64.1

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, outside off, Naeem is really working hard to stay in here, and leaves alone

64.2

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, a touch wide of off stump again, and once more, Naeem leaves

64.3

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, fuller and straighter from Broad, Naeem digs it out to mid on

64.4

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, good ball this, yorker, swinging in late, Naeem jabs a bat down just in time

64.5

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, this time Broad digs it in much shorter, Naeem happily ducks underneath it

64.6

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, change of length again, fuller, searching for the yorker, Naeem blocks it out once more. These two putting up an excellent fight

Bangladesh 227/7   Naeem Islam 10* (41b 2x4)

67.1

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, Swann continuing to probe from round the wicket, not finding much turn, Naeem is blocking it out well

67.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, nudged round the corner to bring up an excellent 50 partnership

67.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, Naeem thinks it's a good tactic, so clips down to mid on as well and rotates the strike

Bangladesh 235/7   Naeem Islam 12* (44b 2x4)

68.1

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, Bresnan has bowled awfully well this morning, and continues to probe around off stump, Naeem is beaten in defence

68.2

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, this is played slightly more comfortably and solidly into the off side

68.3

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, a fraction of width outside off stump, Naeem has been watching England in South Africa it seems, blocking out superbly

68.4

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, another one wide enough to draw a leave from Naeem

68.5

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, much fuller from England's new no-nonsense man, Naeem digs it out in a flurry of arms and legs

68.6

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, last ball of the session is slightly wide and Naeem leaves alone

Bangladesh 239/7   Naeem Islam 12* (50b 2x4)

69.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, defended down in front of short leg

Bangladesh 241/7   Naeem Islam 13* (51b 2x4)

70.1

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, very full outside off, driven square on the off side

70.2

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, pulls the length back, outside off and left alone

70.3

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, not much carry on this one, Prior takes it by his ankles

70.4

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, gets behind the line and defends to the off side

70.5

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, a full, swinging delivery on leg stump, well dug out by Rahim

70.6

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, defended from off stump

Bangladesh 241/7   Naeem Islam 13* (57b 2x4)

71.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, defended to the off side

71.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run

71.5

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, angling towards leg stump, flicked down to long leg

71.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, played comfortably into the covers...it's pretty flat out there

Bangladesh 242/7   Naeem Islam 13* (61b 2x4)

72.6

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, played easily into the covers...it's pretty flat out there

Bangladesh 243/7   Naeem Islam 13* (62b 2x4)

73.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, left alone outside off

73.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, straighter ball outside off, defended square into the covers...England just trying to reach the new ball

73.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run

73.5

Swann to Naeem Islam, FOUR, dropped that was drilled back by Naeem, but Swann couldn't quite react in time and will have expected to hold that catch

73.6

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, pushed to the off side

Bangladesh 248/7   Naeem Islam 17* (67b 3x4)

75.1

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, plays off the back foot, very gentle turn

75.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, driven up to mid off

75.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, stays in his crease and defends to the leg side

75.4

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, tossed up on middle, pushed down to long on

Bangladesh 249/7   Naeem Islam 18* (71b 3x4)

76.1

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, not getting too far forward, but easily defended into the covers

76.2

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, takes his eyes off a bouncer that doesn't rise and is very close to getting a bang on the helmet

76.3

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, good length outside off, Naeem judges it well and leaves alone

76.4

Finn to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, gets the edge, but there's such little pace in this pitch that it drops well short of Swann at first slip and gets parried away towards third man

76.5

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, my, oh my, that was close, this one swings back in to Naeem who goes to leave and deflects the ball from his handle within inches of the stumps...excellent bowling

76.6

Finn to Naeem Islam, FOUR, another edge which doesn't carry and this time it goes between the keeper and first slip...real frustration for Finn and England

Bangladesh 255/7   Naeem Islam 24* (77b 4x4)

77.2

Swann to Naeem Islam, no run, driven into the overs

77.3

Swann to Naeem Islam, 1 run, tossed up, trying to find something from the pitch, and turned down to long on

Bangladesh 257/7   Naeem Islam 25* (79b 4x4)

78.1

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, outside off, a touch of swing, left alone

78.2

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, tucked into the leg side, square leg does the fielding

78.3

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, outside off, carries low to Prior who takes a painful blow on the finger

78.4

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, worked into the leg side, Finn searching for an lbw with a full length at the stumps

78.5

Finn to Naeem Islam, no run, outside off, comes back in but stated just a touch too wide which means Naeem can comfortably leave alone this time

78.6

Finn to Naeem Islam, 1 run, on leg stump, clipped down to fine leg and he keeps the strike

Bangladesh 262/7   Naeem Islam 26* (85b 4x4)

79.1

Pietersen to Naeem Islam, 1 run, tossed up, punched down the ground to long on

79.3

Pietersen to Naeem Islam, no run, turn from outside off but too wide and left alone

79.4

Pietersen to Naeem Islam, 1 run, short again, chopped into the covers

Bangladesh 265/7   Naeem Islam 28* (88b 4x4)

80.1

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, immediately there's some carry outside off as this is left alone

80.2

Broad to Naeem Islam, 1 leg bye, on leg stump, worked away backward of square on the leg side and it has come off the pad

Bangladesh 266/7   Naeem Islam 28* (90b 4x4)

81.1

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, good start, beats Naeem outside off as he plays forward

81.2

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, driven on the up square of the wicket and Carberry makes an excellent save at backward point

81.3

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, that's a cracker, pace and bounce outside off as it rears close to the outside edge

81.4

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, on off stump, defended solidly this time into down to mid off

81.5

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, defended off the back foot and Bresnan fields in his follow through

81.6

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, jumps into a defensive push and a thick edge goes along the ground to gully

Bangladesh 270/7   Naeem Islam 28* (96b 4x4)

82.4

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, nice carry from outside off but a good leave from Naeem

82.5

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, wide enough to him to leave alone again

82.6

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, shorter and angling down the leg side, Naeem walks inside the line and lets it go

Bangladesh 271/7   Naeem Islam 28* (99b 4x4)

84.1

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, goes for a bouncer attack but Naeem has been in a long time and can easily duck underneath

84.2

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, goes wide on the crease, outside off stump and no shot offered

84.3

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, another short ball and Naeem goes underneath again

84.4

Broad to Naeem Islam, FOUR, lovely shot, pitched up outside off and driven handsomely through the covers...that's a top effort

84.5

Broad to Naeem Islam, no run, good leave, was close to off stump but Naeem is seeing it well

84.6

Broad to Naeem Islam, FOUR, another lovely shot, whipped past mid on who doesn't time his drive properly and this is a superb effort from eighth-wicket pair

Bangladesh 279/7   Naeem Islam 36* (105b 6x4)

85.2

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, picks out square leg

85.3

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, worked down to fine leg, Broad has to produce some nifty juggling to keep the ball inside the boundary which he just manages

85.4

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, short and outside off, goes through gently to Prior

85.5

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, comes onto the front foot, defended back to the bowler

85.6

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, comes back into Naeem who defends it down by his feet

Bangladesh 282/7   Naeem Islam 38* (110b 6x4)

87.1

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, Bresnan continues to probe around the off-stump channel, Naeem continues to judge the lines well and leaves this all alone

87.2

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, zippy short ball from Bresnan, who has looked much sharper than normal this game, Naeem ducks underneath it

87.3

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, oh dear, this is very short, Naeem could have jumped and it would pass over him, as it was he ducked

87.4

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, the merits of a slightly fuller length, finds some away movement off the seam, attracts a bat-hanging defensive prod from Naeem and it skirts past the edge

87.5

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, where did that come from? An ugly swipe outside off stump and the ball whizzes past the edge, a rare loss of concentration from Naeem

87.6

Bresnan to Naeem Islam, no run, back on it here, with a solid defensive shot to finish the over

Bangladesh 286/7   Naeem Islam 38* (116b 6x4)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 20-24, 2010
England won by 9 wickets
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 12-16, 2010
England won by 181 runs
More results »

Photos

Mar 16, 2010

Graeme Swann celebrates another wicket with Matt Prior, Bangladesh v England, 1st Test, Chittagong, March 16, 2010

Graeme Swann celebrates another wicket with Matt Prior

© Getty Images

Mar 16, 2010

Alastair Cook was grateful for the efforts of Graeme Swann, Bangladesh v England, 1st Test, Chittagong, March 16, 2010

Alastair Cook was grateful for the efforts of Graeme Swann

© PA Photos

All photos for this match | Galleries