India tour of Bangladesh, 2007 / Commentary

India in Bangladesh Test Series - 2nd Test

Bangladesh v India

India won by an innings and 239 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

1.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, good length ball pitches on off stump and straightens after angling across the right-hander, Jaffer defends on the back foot

1.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, defended solidly towards cover on the front foot

1.3

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, dangerous shot, Rasel pitched that on off and middle stump and brought it back into Jaffer who moved across and flicked it through square leg, he'd have been in trouble had he missed but he's off the mark

India 2/0   W Jaffer 1* (3b)

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, short of length, pitching just outside off stump and angling into Jaffer who moves back and defends back to the bowler

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, Mortaza's right on the mark once again, Jaffer watchfully plays it off the back foot towards the off side

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, 128 kmh that was, on a good length and cutting back into Jaffer, defended off the pads to midwicket

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, 133 kmh and this time Mortaza pitches in outside off stump and moves it away from Jaffer who is content to watch it through to Mashud

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, a fraction too short from Mortaza and the line is on leg stump, Jaffer tucks it off his hips for a single behind square

India 3/0   W Jaffer 2* (8b)

3.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, too straight from Rasel, leg and middle stump line, Jaffer flicks it off his pads but can't beat the man at midwicket, the bounce has been rather low so far

3.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler on the back foot

3.3

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 3 runs, Rasel pitches outside leg stump once again and this time Jaffer flicks it off his pads behind square, the batsmen run two comfortably and then Karthik sprints back for the third

India 6/0   W Jaffer 5* (11b)

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, impeccable line and length from Mortaza, just outside off stump, Jaffer gets drawn into the front foot drive and the ball leaves him late and misses the outside edge

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, this time Mortaza pitches it a little wider and Jaffer has no trouble in letting it go

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, fuller length on off stump, Jaffer plants the front foot forward and defends to cover

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, poor ball and Jaffer misses out, Mortaza strays on to middle and leg, Jaffer flicks and times it well but the placement is poor, straight to the man at midwicket

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, on a good length just outside the off stump, not much you can do with that but defend or let it go, Jaffer does the latter

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Jaffer waits on the back foot, opens the face and plays it to point

India 8/0   W Jaffer 5* (17b)

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, Mortaza bangs it in short, the ball rises into Jaffer's rib cage and he fends it down on the leg side off the back foot

India 17/0   W Jaffer 6* (18b)

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, he's got it up to 135kmh now, this one pitched a touch too wide outside off stump for Jaffer to be interested in playing it

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, Mortaza fires in the bouncer, Jaffer gets into position to hook it but bails out of the shot at the last minute

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 2 runs, nicely placed by Jaffer, he moved on to the back foot wuickly and punched a short of a length ball past the fielder at mid off

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, Mortaza strays on to leg stump and Jaffer flicks it down to deep fine leg for a single

India 22/0   W Jaffer 9* (22b)

9.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, Jaffer pushes it off the back foot into the gap between point and cover for a single

9.6

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, FOUR, too short from Rasel and at his gentle pace you can't bowl there, Jaffer has plenty of time to swivel, roll his wrists and oull the ball through square leg for four

India 28/0   W Jaffer 14* (24b 1x4)

11.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, pitches on middle and off stump and moves away from Jaffer who waits on the back foot and punches it to cover

11.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length ball on leg and middle, Jaffer pushes it to mid on and calls for the single, Rafique picks up and shies at the non-striker's end, it would have been close had he hit

India 30/0   W Jaffer 15* (26b 1x4)

12.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, Jaffer moves back and across and plays his first cut short of the morning, he's hit that really well but placed it straight to the man at point

12.2

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, another ball bounces a second time before reaching Mashud after Jaffer lets it go

12.3

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, FOUR, Jaffer gets into the act, Sharif bowls that too full and striaght, Jaffer moves forward and across with perfect balance and plays an elegant on-drive that beats mid on and reaches the fence

12.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, defended on the back foot back to Sharif, that kept low once again

12.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, Sharif pushes it through at 126kmh outside the off stump, Jaffer watches it go past

12.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Jaffer lets it go once more and Mashud takes it near his ankles

India 38/0   W Jaffer 19* (32b 2x4)

14.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run

14.2

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, FOUR, short and wide, Jaffer gets back and cuts it with force past point

14.3

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, left alone outside the off stump, the ball is rarely rising up to waist height

14.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run

14.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, once more Sharif bowls it too wide for Jaffer to play a shot at it

14.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, short of a length ball outside the off stump, Jaffer moves forward and lets it go, Mashud bends down to his boots and collects it, he's getting a solid workout today

India 44/0   W Jaffer 23* (38b 3x4)

16.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, good length ball but Sharif's line is far too wide outside the off stump, Jaffer lets it go

16.2

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, FOUR, and when he bowls it closer to off stump, the length is too full, Jaffer leans on to the front foot, perfectly balanced, and unveils a gorgeous cover drive that races to the boundary

16.3

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, now it's wider outside the off stump once more and Jaffer shoulders arms

16.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, a fraction shorter outside off stump and Jaffer seems to have ample amounts of time as he waits on the back foot and plays the square drive to point

16.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, fuller ball angling into off stump, Jaffer moves forward and drives to mid off, he didn't time the shot well because he was late in getting forward

16.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 2 runs, short of a legnth ball that angles into the pads, Jaffer flicks it in front of midwicket for a two to end the over

India 50/0   W Jaffer 29* (44b 4x4)

18.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, floated through the air outside off stump, Jaffer lets it go perhaps thinking it will turn away from him , it doesn't and was rather close to off stump

18.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended to cover on the back foot

18.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, driven on the front foot to mid off

18.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, flatter through the air and Jaffer pushes it towards mid off

18.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, fuller ball on leg stump, Jaffer tries to go back and flick but misses and the ball hits the pad and goes towards point

18.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, tossed up on off and middle stump, Jaffer puts his front foot forward and blocks, he has to be very careful that he plays down the right line or else he's an lbw candidate

India 50/0   W Jaffer 29* (50b 4x4)

20.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, Rafique bowls it too short and on leg side, Jaffer moves back and flicks neatly off his pads to the square leg fence

20.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended to mid off on the back foot

20.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, fuller ball on off stump, Jaffer moves forward and defends to silly point

20.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, faster through the air on off and middle stump, the angle is coming in with the arm to Jaffer who defends with bat and pad close together

20.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, shorter outside the off stump, Jaffer moves back and drives to cover

20.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, Rafique drifts on to the pads and Jaffer clips it off the back foot through square leg

India 56/0   W Jaffer 34* (56b 5x4)

21.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, FOUR, full toss outside the off stump and Jaffer dispatches it to the fence with a cover drive

21.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler on the front foot

21.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, pushed towards the leg side on the front foot

21.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, fired in flat and quick on off and middle stump, Jaffer moves forward, head down and defends back to the bowler

21.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, pushed back to Shakib on the front foot

21.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, Shakib is firing them in flat on off and middle, Jaffer leans foward and drives to mid on

India 60/0   W Jaffer 38* (62b 6x4)

22.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Rafique bowls the arm ball on middle and off stump, Jaffer plays back and defends

22.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot back to Rafique

22.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Rafique really zipped through that over, the last ball was defended back to him again

India 61/0   W Jaffer 38* (65b 6x4)

23.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, bowled flat on off stump, Jaffer drives on the front foot back to Shakib

23.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, that was nearly in the blockhole, Jaffer digs it out back to the bowler

23.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, driven towards cover on the front foot

23.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, Jaffer meets the ball on the bounce and drives to cover once again

23.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, tight stuff this from Shakib, flat and fast on off stump, driven to cover

India 62/0   W Jaffer 38* (70b 6x4)

24.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler on the front foot

24.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, full ball on off and middle, played back to Rafique witha straight bat

24.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, driven to mid on off the front foot

24.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, that one kicked off the surface after pitching on middle stump, Jaffer went back and flicked it to midwicket

24.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 2 runs, flat and fast on leg stump, Jaffer gos on to the back foot and flicks through midwicket, Ashraful chases and pulls it in just inside the ropes

India 65/0   W Jaffer 40* (75b 6x4)

26.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 2 runs, Rafique drops a fraction short on middle and leg stump, whipped off the pads through midwicket

26.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Rafique's dropped a sitter! Jaffer got on the back foot and drove one straight back at Rafique, it was hit gently at thigh height and Rafique got both hands to it but couldn't hold on

26.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run

26.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler on the front foot

26.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, pushed to the leg side on the back foot

26.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, left alone outside the off stump, Jaffer's lucky to survive this over

India 69/0   W Jaffer 42* (81b 6x4)

28.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the back foot to Rafique

28.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Jaffer leans forward and defends one to silly point

28.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, a touch too short on off stump from Rafique, Jaffer waits on the back foot and drives to mid off

28.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the back foot towards the leg side

28.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, flat and straight on middle stump, Jaffer moves back and defends to the bowler

28.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, blocked on the front foot on the off side

India 83/0   W Jaffer 42* (87b 6x4)

30.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Rafique strays on to middle and leg and Jaffer goes back to flick to midwicket

30.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, turned off the pads through square leg for one

India 92/0   W Jaffer 43* (89b 6x4)

31.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, short of a length, pitching on off stump and angling away from Jaffer who waits on the back foot and drives to point

31.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, fuller length outside the off stump, Jaffer leans on to the front foot and dabs the ball in front of point for a single

31.4

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, fuller length outside the off stump, angling away from Jaffer who reaches out and tries to drive, the thick outside edge flies down to third man

India 97/0   W Jaffer 45* (92b 6x4)

32.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, full ball on middle and leg stump, driven to mid on

32.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, full on leg once again, Jaffer pushes it to mid on on the front foot

32.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended to silly point

32.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, Jaffer drives to mid off and sets off for a quick single

India 98/0   W Jaffer 46* (96b 6x4)

33.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, good length angling across him, he comes onto the front foot and pushes softly between cover and point and jogs a single

33.4

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, FOUR, this time he drags it short and in a flash Jaffer gets into position, pulling well in the gap at midwicket for four to get to his seventh Test fifty

33.5

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, fuller on and around off stump, he stands and whips it to midwicket

33.6

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, back of a length on off stump this time, Jaffer shuffles across, stands tall, and rolls the wrists to place it to Nafees at square leg

India 104/0   W Jaffer 51* (100b 7x4)

34.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, tossed up, comes forward and defends it

India 113/0   W Jaffer 51* (101b 7x4)

36.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, driven on the front foot to wide mid off

India 126/0   W Jaffer 52* (102b 7x4)

37.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 leg bye, pitches outside off stump and cuts back into Jaffer who tries to flick but gets beaten, the ball hits him high on the pad, Sharif appeals but Harper says not out

37.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, short of a length on off stump and angling into Jaffer who waits in his crease without moving his feet and defends back to the bowler

37.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, flicked wide of the man at mid-on for a single

India 129/0   W Jaffer 53* (105b 7x4)

38.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, a freebie from Rafique and Jaffer helps himself, that was short and wide outside the off stump, Jaffer moves back and drives through the covers for four

38.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run

38.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the leg side

38.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, full ball on off stump, Jaffer leans forward and drives to long off

India 134/0   W Jaffer 58* (109b 8x4)

39.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, played to cover on the front foot

39.2

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, full ball outside the off stump, Jaffer leans into it and drives confidently to cover

39.3

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, good length on off stump, Jaffer moves forward and drives straight to mid off

39.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, full ball on leg stump, Jaffer flicks with ease but Bashar has posted a man on the square leg fence so he'll get just the single

India 135/0   W Jaffer 59* (113b 8x4)

40.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Rafique drops short on middle stump, flicked off the back foot to square leg

40.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, tossed up on off and middle, Jaffer leans forward and turns it to midwicket

40.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler

40.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, driven on the up to Ashraful at cover

40.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, driven down to long off for one

India 136/0   W Jaffer 60* (118b 8x4)

41.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, pushed off the back foot to mid off

41.2

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, full length from Sharif, Jaffer moves forward and drives on the front foot to mid off

41.3

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, Sharif is full once again and Jaffer drives it straight back at him, Sharif gets a hand on it and the ball just misses the stumps with Karthik well short of his crease at the non-striker's end, what exactly is the need to back up so far?

41.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, driven on the up into the covers

India 141/0   W Jaffer 61* (122b 8x4)

42.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, this one kept very low and Jaffer played it off the back foot in front of middle stump

42.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler on the back foot

42.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, driven to covers on the front foot

42.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, Rafique drifts on to leg and Jaffer nonchalantly flicks off his pads through midwicket for four

42.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run

India 146/0   W Jaffer 66* (127b 9x4)

43.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, Sharif keeps it full on off stump, Jaffer drives to mid off on the front foot

43.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side

India 148/0   W Jaffer 66* (129b 9x4)

44.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, tucked off the pads once again, this time by Jaffer, for a single through square leg

India 150/0   W Jaffer 67* (130b 9x4)

45.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, good length ball angling into off stump, Jaffer leans forward and defends on the off side

45.2

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, short of a length on off stump, Jaffer gets on to the front foot and drives hard back at the bowler

45.3

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 2 runs, Jaffer leans forward and opens the face of the bat to play a good length ball down to third man

45.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, full ball on off stump, Jaffer gets forward and times the straight drive well, Sharif is quick to get down on his follow through and stop it

45.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 2 runs, Jaffer leans across to a full delivery on the pads and flicks it through midwicket, they really should have run more than just one

45.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length outside the off stump, Jaffer drives through the covers for one

India 155/0   W Jaffer 72* (136b 9x4)

46.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

46.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Rafique tosses it up on middle and leg, Jaffer plays forward and gets hit on the pad

46.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, tossed up on middle and leg once more, Jaffer drives hard, beats the diving attempt from the man at mid on and gets four

46.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run

46.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot to silly point

46.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 no ball, Rafique oversteps this time, marginal call, he'll have to re-bowl that one

46.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot

India 160/0   W Jaffer 76* (143b 10x4)

47.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, Jaffer gets on to the front foot and drives a full length delivery through the covers

India 162/0   W Jaffer 77* (144b 10x4)

48.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, bowled flat and fast on middle and off stump, Jaffer defends on the front foot and sets off for the single once he sees Karthik racing down the pitch, excellent call

48.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot towards cover

48.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, Jaffer tries to drive through cover but doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, he ends up mis-timing it to point

48.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, played behind square on the leg side

India 166/0   W Jaffer 78* (148b 10x4)

49.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, Mortaza hasn't found his rhythm yet in this spell, he bowls a full toss on off stump that Jaffer drives straight to cover

49.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, good length ball outside the off stump, Jaffer moves forward and then lets it go

49.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, Mortaza drifts on to middle and leg, Jaffer moves across and clips it off his pads to mid on

49.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, another full toss, just below the waist, Jaffer defends it towards the leg side

49.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, and yet another full toss, this time low and on the pads, Jaffer flicks it to the man on the deep midwicket fence

India 168/0   W Jaffer 79* (153b 10x4)

50.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, tossed up on off stump, Jaffer leans forward and drives to cover

50.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, driven to mid off on the front foot

50.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, driven back to the bowler on the front foot

50.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, slanted into middle and leg stump, defended on the leg side

50.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, 1 run, driven to long off on the front foot for a single

India 169/0   W Jaffer 80* (158b 10x4)

51.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, Jaffer plays it off the back foot

51.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, Mortaza bowls a short ball at Jaffer, it's slow as well and Jaffer gets beaten by the change of pace

51.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, FOUR, Mortaza bangs it in short again, this time it is far too short and just sits up for Jaffer who rolls his wrists superbly and pulls it for four to the square leg fence

51.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, short of a length on off stump, driven on the back foot back to Mortaza

51.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length once again, angling into off stump, Jaffer waits for it and opens the face late to run it down to third man

India 174/0   W Jaffer 85* (163b 11x4)

52.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, flat ball angling into Jaffer's off stump, defended on the front foot

52.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, tentatively pushed towards cover on the front foot

52.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, full toss on off stump, Jaffer drives it straight back at Shakib

52.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, driven back to the bowler once more

52.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, 1 run, pushed to mid on off the front foot for one

India 175/0   W Jaffer 86* (168b 11x4)

54.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, he uses his feet and drives towards mid-off

54.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, flatter on off and middle, he flicks to midwicket

54.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, tossed up, holding it back on the length and Jaffer drives to cover

India 182/0   W Jaffer 87* (171b 11x4)

55.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, back of a length outside off stump, he opens the face and steers to third man

India 184/0   W Jaffer 88* (172b 11x4)

56.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, full outside off stump, driven straight to point

56.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, tossed up, he plants the foot forward and drives to cover

56.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, FOUR, quicker, wider, he flashes a hard cut that evades slip and runs past short third man for four

56.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump, he just gets half-forward and nudges it to square leg

India 189/0   W Jaffer 93* (176b 12x4)

57.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 2 runs, steered down to third man with an open face

57.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot

57.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length on middle and leg stump, flicked off the pads through midwicket for a single

57.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, a touch fuller on off stump, driven on the front foot to mid on

57.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jaffer, no run, good length ball on off stump, Jaffer plays it on the front foot to point

India 195/0   W Jaffer 96* (181b 12x4)

59.1

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, Jaffer leans into a full delivery outside the off stump and drives elegantly through the covers for a single to bring up India's 200

59.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, Jaffer moves on to 98 with a firmly struck drive to the left of the fielder at mid off

India 202/0   W Jaffer 98* (183b 12x4)

60.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, worked off the pads to midwicket on the front foot

60.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, that's Jaffer's hundred, he gets there with a flick off the pads that beats midwicket and races to the fence, an excellent comeback after bagging a pair at Chittagong, that's his fourth Test century, well played!

60.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, driven to long off for one

India 211/0   W Jaffer 103* (186b 13x4)

61.4

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, good length ball angles into off stump from just outside, Jaffer tries to force it through midwicket but doesn't time it well

61.5

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, no run, good length once again from Sharif, Jaffer drives it on the up to mid off

61.6

Mohammad Sharif to Jaffer, 1 run, India tick along with another single, Jaffer waits for the ball to come to him and then guides it to third man

India 214/0   W Jaffer 104* (189b 13x4)

62.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, tossed up on off stump but there's no turn whatsoever for Rafique, Jaffer confidently moves forward and defends

62.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, too full from Rafique and Jaffer comes forward and plays the on-drive to perfection

62.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, no run, left alone outside the off stump

62.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, FOUR, too full again, this time outside off and Jaffer laces it through the off side with a superb cover drive

62.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jaffer, 1 run, wide outside off again and Jaffer cuts it down to third man for a single

India 223/0   W Jaffer 113* (194b 15x4)

63.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, Rasel bowls it on off stump and slants it away from Jaffer who plays an airy drive and gets beaten

63.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, fuller length and closer to off stump as well, Jaffer leans forward and defends on the off side

63.3

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length on middle and off stump, Jaffer plays back and drives past the bowler for a single

63.5

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, FOUR, full ball on off stump, Jaffer unfurls another elegant straight drive that races to the long off boundary

63.6

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, defended on the off side on the front foot

India 229/0   W Jaffer 118* (199b 16x4)

65.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, good length ball, pitching on middle and slanting away from Jaffer who moves acoss and defends

65.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run

India 242/0   W Jaffer 119* (201b 16x4)

66.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 2 runs, tossed up on off stump and it turns away from Jaffer who plays the late cut to third man

66.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, flighted delivery on off stump, driven on the front foot to Shakib at cover

66.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, left alone outside the off stump

66.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, worked off the pads through midwicket for a single

India 245/0   W Jaffer 122* (205b 16x4)

67.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length outside the off stump, Jaffer uses the open face of the bat to run it down to third man

67.3

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, Rasel pitches on leg stump and Jaffer helps himself to a single by flicking to deep square leg

67.5

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, good length ball defended to mid off

67.6

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, full ball wide outside the off stump, left alone by the batsman

India 249/0   W Jaffer 124* (209b 16x4)

68.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, Ashraful drifts on to leg stump and Dravid turns it around the corner for one

68.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run

68.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump, Jaffer runs it down to third man

India 253/0   W Jaffer 126* (212b 16x4)

69.1

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, FOUR, full ball outside the off stump, Jaffer leans forward and drives through cover for four, elegant shot

69.2

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, no run, flicked off the pads to midwicket

69.3

Syed Rasel to Jaffer, 1 run, short of a length outside off stump, Jaffer plays the square drive past point

India 258/0   W Jaffer 131* (215b 17x4)

71.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, no run, bowled quick and flat into off stump, defended on the front foot

71.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, 1 run, fullish delivery on off stump, Jaffer drives past the bowler for a single to long off

India 266/0   W Jaffer 132* (217b 17x4)

72.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, Ashraful finds the blockhole, Jaffer digs it out back to the bowler

72.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler

72.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, played to cover on the front foot

72.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, width offered outside the off stump, Jaffer runs it down to third man

India 267/0   W Jaffer 133* (221b 17x4)

74.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, tossed up on off and middle stump, Jaffer drives to long on for the single

74.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, tucked off the pads down to fine leg for one again, that brings up the 100 run stand between these two

India 275/0   W Jaffer 135* (223b 17x4)

75.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jaffer, 1 run, bowled flat and quick on to off stump, Jaffer gets forward and pushes it wide of mid off for a single

India 276/0   W Jaffer 136* (224b 17x4)

76.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, flighted delivery on leg and middle stump, Jaffer drives down to long on for a single

76.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler on the front foot

76.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, Jaffer plays it towards square leg on the back foot

76.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, no run, pushed towards cover on the front foot

76.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Jaffer, 1 run, Ashraful ends the over with the googly that spins into Jaffer from off stump, played off the pads through square leg for one

W Jaffer retired ill 138 (330m 229b 17x4 0x6) SR: 60.26

India 281/0   W Jaffer 138 (229b 17x4)
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Series Results
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - May 25-27, 2007
India won by an innings and 239 runs
Bangladesh v India at Chittagong - May 18-22, 2007
Match drawn
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May 27, 2007

The Indians gather in a huddle to celebrate their series-sealing win over Bangladesh in the second Test, Bangladesh v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Mirpur, May 27, 2007

The Indians gather in a huddle to celebrate their series-sealing win over Bangladesh in the second Test

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May 27, 2007

Zaheer Khan accepts the Man of the Match award after bowling India to victory in the second Test against Bangladesh, Bangladesh v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Mirpur, May 27, 2007

Zaheer Khan accepts the Man of the Match award after bowling India to victory in the second Test against Bangladesh

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