England in Bangladesh Test Series - 1st Test

Bangladesh v England

England won by 181 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

11.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, round the wicket, finds the inside edge of Cook's bat put the ball rolls harmlessly towards short leg

11.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, on off stump, defended into the covers

11.3

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, ooh, Cook goes for the slog-sweep again and misses this time...almost a stumping chance as he overbalances but regains his composure

11.4

Naeem Islam to Cook, 2 runs, short outside off, Cook steps back and cuts hard through the covers but there's a sweeper out

11.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, pushed down to mid on

11.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, 2 runs, swung through the leg side, not quite as convincing as his first sweep for six and it goes through square leg...it was quite full on off stump and he dragged it a touch

England 41/0   Naeem Islam 1-0-4-0

13.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, steps back into his crease and pushes this towards mid on for a well-judged single

13.2

Naeem Islam to Carberry, no run, on middle and off, comes forward and defends

13.3

Naeem Islam to Carberry, 4 byes, well, well, first signs of spin today as Naeem rips this one past the outside edge and it also beats Rahim who can't get a glove on it...that was a cracking ball. Graeme Swann will be taking note

13.4

Naeem Islam to Carberry, 1 run, angling towards the pads and glanced towards short fine-leg

13.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, defended to the leg side

13.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, hint of width outside off, steps back and cuts into the covers

England 61/0   Naeem Islam 2-0-7-0

15.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, FOUR, flighted too much and it's a very gentle full-toss that Cook bunts through mid on for a boundary. Far too easy

15.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, much better, finds a good length, landing just on off, Cook goes back and defends

15.3

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, definite spin here from outside off, spinning sharply away

15.4

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, touch shorter allows Cook to step back and defend calmly to mid off

15.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, better length, dragging Cook forward and he defends compactly into the off side

15.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, Cook is stretching forward and prodding this away tidily into the off side

England 68/0   Naeem Islam 3-0-11-0

17.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, Cook pops forward and defends

17.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, not much on this, Cook leans forward and pats it into the off side

17.3

Naeem Islam to Cook, FOUR, this is a bit of a horror, short and slow, Cook rocks back and smashes it through cover for an easy boundary

17.4

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, this time it's defended without alarm

17.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, a touch too short, Cook gets back and defends

17.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, well the over was ruined by one really poor delivery, this is tidily defended

England 72/0   Naeem Islam 4-0-15-0

67.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, from around the wicket to the left-hander, there's a touch of turn but defended watchfully

67.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, fuller and on the toes, but tucked straight to mid on

67.3

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, drifting to leg once more, and Cook sweeps this time. The ball races to fine leg, where the fielder collects and hurls it in

67.4

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, FOUR, flighted up, very full and very wide and Pietersen slams an extravagant drive through the covers. The ball easily beats Aftab Ahmed's half-hearted dive at cover and races away

67.5

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, pushes forward in defence this time

67.6

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, Pietersen's got himself in a tangle there! He went back to defend, but the ball turned and bounced more than he expected, and took the inside edge, clipping the pad on it's way down and rolling between his legs and past the stumps. No harm done though

England 279/2   Naeem Islam 5-0-20-0

69.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, pulled down slightly short, Cook aims a short-arm jab through leg but finds the field

69.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, 2 runs, tucked off the hips this time, and good running - as well as some lacklustre fielding - gets them two

69.3

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, full and on the toes from around the wicket, bunted hard out to deep midwicket

69.4

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, floated up on middle, Pietersen pushes calmly to midwicket

69.5

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, good ball, pitching outside off and turning in, but Pietersen stretches forward to smother the spin

69.6

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, 1 run, swept very hard down to fine leg, and Pietersen retains the strike

England 288/2   Naeem Islam 6-0-24-0

71.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, blocked into the off side

71.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, given some room outside off, gets back and cuts through point for an easy single

71.3

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, calmly defended back to the bowler

71.4

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, Pietersen content to defend here, just patting back to the bowler

71.5

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, another diligent defensive stroke, not wanting to give anything away

71.6

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, touch shorter, Pietersen tries to squeeze a cut shot away, but can't beat the fielder

England 305/2   Naeem Islam 7-0-25-0

74.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, 3 runs, touch short after the break, Cook content to continue where he left off, clipping this firmly straight of midwicket for three

74.2

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, Naeem lands a good ball, on middle, Pietersen can only defend

74.3

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, nothing here, more good bowling, Pietersen tries to work it into the leg side but can't get it away

74.4

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, the tension builds, Naeem probing an off-stump line, Pietersen can only defend

74.5

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, no run, a touch shorter, Pietersen whips it into the leg side, and can't pick up a single

74.6

Naeem Islam to Pietersen, 1 run, keeps the strike here, clipping it firmly, down to long on

England 317/2   Naeem Islam 8-0-29-0

76.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, Cook meets this with a full face and defends

76.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, slightly fuller and worked away for a single

76.3

Naeem Islam to Collingwood, 1 run, short, and pulled easily away for a single down to deep midwicket

76.4

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, given some air, full and Cook drives straight to the cover fielder

76.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, nicely bowled, drawing Cook forward in defence

76.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, good finish to the over, finding a touch of spin and Cook defends calmly

England 321/3   Naeem Islam 9-0-31-0

78.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, Cook needs to concentrate to get through to the close here, and he's willing himself on between balls, defending this diligently

78.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, resolutely blocked once more

78.3

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, Cook well forward, defending with low hands

78.4

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, more stolid stuff, full face of the bat meeting the ball

78.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, stretching forward and defending once more

78.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, another inch-perfect defence, off a very good over

England 323/3   Naeem Islam 10-1-31-0

80.1

Naeem Islam to Cook, FOUR, another boundary, too short, Cook gets back and pulls hard, in front of midwicket for four

80.2

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run, good follow-up shot, clipping firmly from around middle through midwicket for an easy single

80.3

Naeem Islam to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood back and defending, looks content to play himself in

80.4

Naeem Islam to Collingwood, 1 run, touch too far down the leg side, allows Collingwood a trademark nurdle down to fine leg for a single

80.5

Naeem Islam to Cook, no run, full and Cook tries to work it away into the leg side but finds the midwicket fielder

80.6

Naeem Islam to Cook, 1 run

England 334/3   Naeem Islam 11-1-38-0

120.1

Naeem Islam to Collingwood, no run, starts tidily enough, landing it around middle, Collingwood defends

120.2

Naeem Islam to Collingwood, no run, Collingwood down the wicket, clips firmly but straight back to the bowler, who fumbles

120.3

Naeem Islam to Collingwood, 3 runs, well, what have we here! It's a rather exciting reverse-sweep, nicely done, and to compound things, there is some rather messy fielding allowing overthrows

120.4

Naeem Islam to Bell, no run, Bell again shaping to sweep pretty much while the bowler was running up, after waiting on one-knee for while, he misses. The keeper collects and is so pleased with it all he appeals

120.5

Naeem Islam to Bell, no run, Bell stands up and defends the ball calmly into the leg side

120.6

Naeem Islam to Bell, 1 run, easy single this, no need for dab-sweeps, just pushed down the ground

England 485/4   Naeem Islam 12-1-42-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
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
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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

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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

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