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

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza hits a good length outside off stump right away, Karthik leans forward and defends confidently with a straight bat towards cover

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fullr length from Mortaza, angling into off and mddle stump, Karthik waits on the back foot and defends to midwicket

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 wide, big movement for Mortaza, that pitched wide outside off stump and moved sharply further away from the batsman, Karthik lets it go and the umpire calls it wide, India are away

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, far better line, that pitches much closer to off stump and leaves the right hander, Karthik moves on to the front foot and shoulders arms

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length on middle stump, Karthik covers the line and defends on the back foot

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, pitches on off and cuts sharply into Karthik who plays back and gets hit high on the thigh

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza finishes an impressive first over by pitching one on a good length outside off stump and seaming it away from Karthik who watchfully lets it go

India 1/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-0-1-0

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

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length pitching wide outside off stump, Karthik lets it go once again, he's faced ten balls so far and isn't off the mark yet

India 3/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-2-0

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-1-2-0

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

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on off and middle stuff, Karthik defends on the front foot towards the leg side

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length outside the off stump, Karthik moves forward and drives towards cover

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length ball swinging back into Karthik from off stump, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, Karthik moves on to the back foot and drives to mid on

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 leg bye, pitches on off stump and cuts back into Karthik who tries to whip it off his hips but gets hit on the thigh for a leg bye

India 18/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-1-3-0

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

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, tight line and length this time, around off and middle stump, Karthik moves back and across and defends

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza bangs in another short ball on off stump, Karthik drops to his knees and gets out of the way

India 22/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 5-1-6-0

15.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, he has Karthik in tourble right away, Mortaza angles the ball into Karthik's pads, he moves back and tries to flick but the ball beats the bat and crashes into the leg just between the pad and the thigh pad, Karthik hobbles away and calls for the physio, John Gloster

15.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza fires it in at 135 kmh outside the off stump and even at that pace, Mashud ends up collecting it below his knee

15.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik moves back in his crease and drives to point

15.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, on a good length outside the off stump, Karthik gets on to the back foot and punches to cover

15.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, defended on the back foot back to Mortaza

15.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on off stump, Karthik is late in getting forward and drives it on the move towards cover

India 44/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 6-2-6-0

17.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length on off stump, Karthik gets his front foot across towards off stump and defends to cover

17.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik lets it go

17.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, defended on the back foot towards cover

17.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza bends his back and grunts as he lets a bouncer rip, Mashud collects that over his head but to get it to bounce that high Mortaza had to pitch it really short and Karthik ducks under it easily

17.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length cutting back into Karthik who defends back to the bowler

17.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length ball on off stump, Karthik moves forward and defends on the off side

India 50/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 7-3-6-0

19.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 no ball, Mortaza over-steps, Karthik gets on to the front foot and drives to cover

19.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, good length ball angling into off stump from just outside, Karthik gets half forward and defends to cover, he's not found his timing yet today

19.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller ball on middle and leg, Karthik tries to flick but gets beaten for pace and falls over after the ball hits his pad

19.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, solid defence this time, Karthik moves forward quickly and meets a good length ball from Mortaza with a straight bat and plays it to mid off

19.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short ball outside the off stump, too short to worry the batsman and Karthik sways out of the way

19.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length on off and middle stump, Karthik moves back and across and defends to mid on with a straight bat

19.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, wayward ball, Mortaza looks to dig it short and fires it well down leg side, Harper doesn't call it wide

India 51/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 8-3-7-0

27.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fullsh delivery outside the off stump, Karthil gets forward, reaches for it and hits the cover drive straight to the fielder

27.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length ball on off stump, Karthik defends on the front foot to cover

27.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 2 runs, excellent cover drive, Karthik leans forward, transferring his weight on the front foot and meets the ball on the pitch and eases it through cover, it would have been four but mid-off ran across and got a hand to it

27.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, outstanding shot, Karthik latches on to a full and straight ball from Mortaza and plays the on drive to perfection, he timed that better than anything else today

27.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, this was timed just as well, another full ball from Mortaza and Karthik leans forward and this time plays the off drive past the bowler for four

27.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, this time Mortaza strays on to the pads and Karthik whips it down to the fine leg fence, three superb boundaries in that over and Karthik has come out a different batsman after the lunch break

India 83/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 9-3-21-0

29.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Karthik leans on to the front foot and drives to cover

29.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length outside the off stump, Karthik drives on the up but straight to the man at cover

29.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 2 runs, superb placement, Karthik jumps on to the back foot because the length is just a bit short and drives the ball between cover and point, he's looked to play with urgency after the break

29.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Karthik drives another full ball superbly to mid-on, the placement wasn't good but the timing was impeccable

India 85/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 9.4-3-23-0

47.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, full outside the off stump at 125kmh, Karthik gets on to the front foot and drives through cover

47.2

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

47.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, Mortaza bowls the slower bouncer at 120kmh, Karthik tries to get on top of it and cut but gets beaten

47.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short ball outside the off stump, Karthik lets it go

47.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, full toss outside the off stump, Karthik tries to drive it past Shakib at point but doesn't time it well enough

47.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, another full toss but this time it's low and on middle stump, Karthik gets forward and clips it between midwicket and mid on

India 163/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 10.4-3-26-0

49.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump, Karthik opens the face and steers it down to third man

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 11.4-3-28-0

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

51.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, fuller length on off stump, Karthik leans forward and drives to cover

India 174/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 12.4-3-33-0

55.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, short of a length outside off stump, he gets up and drives loosely back down the track

55.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length and drifting down leg stump, Dravid flicks to fine leg

55.3

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

55.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, good length on off stump, he shuffles across to work it to leg but mistimes the shot and Mortaza fields

55.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, back of a length outside off stump, defended back to the bowler

55.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, back of a length outside off stump, stays low, forcing him down in defence

India 184/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 13.4-3-35-0

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

57.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 3 runs, width offered outside the off stump and Dravid moves on to the back foot and punches through the covers

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 14.4-3-41-0

81.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, and he begins bang on target, sucking Tendulkar forward on the defensive and getting the ball to swing past his bat, wow that was close to being edged

81.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, good length outside off stump again, but this time he gets over it and defends to the off

81.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length again, this time he shoulders arms and leaves it for the 'keeper

81.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run

81.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, fuller length this time, outside off stump, Tendulkar leans into an orthodox drive to mid-off

81.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, good length again, left alone

India 303/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 15.4-4-41-0

83.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, good length ball on off stump, Dravid moves forward and defends towards cover

83.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, defended on the front foot once towards the off side once again

83.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, much straighter from Mortaza, angling into middle stump, Dravid moves across and defends back to the bowler

83.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, a touch shorter outside the off stump and Dravid tries to cut but gets a bottom edge towards point

83.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, left alone outside the off stump

83.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, Mortaza finishes the over with a short ball, Dravid is a little late in getting into positon to pull that ball but manages to get it away to deep backward square leg

India 309/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 16.4-4-42-0

85.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a length ball pitching on off and angling into Tendulkar who moves across his stumps and works it down to fine leg

85.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 2 leg byes, Mortaza drifts on to leg stump and Dravid plays it off his pads, the ball hits the pad and runs quickly down to fine leg where Rafique runs to his right and makes an excellent save on the boundary

85.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, that one kept a touch low on middle stump, Dravid plays back and flicks through midwicket for a single

85.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, defended on the front foot on the off side

85.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, Mortaza gets a short ball to rise sharply, Tendulkar sways out of the way and the ball passes by his nose

85.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, another short ball to end the over, this time Tendulkar jumps up and trys to fend it down on the leg side, it looked rather awkward in the end

India 319/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 17.4-4-44-0

87.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length ball angling into the hips, Dravid tucks it away behind square for a single

87.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length again, this time outside off stump, Tendulkar drives on the up towards mid off

87.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, Mortaza tests Tendulkar with another short ball that moves away from him, Tendulkar takes evasive action

87.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, he's definitely troubling him with the bouncer, Moratza digs another one in and Tendulkar doesn't get out of the way in time, he takes his eyes off the ball and tries to fend it away

87.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, another short ball and this time Tendulkar lets it go through to Mashud

87.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, Mortaza ends the over with another bouncer, Tendulkar gets safely under it

India 321/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 18.4-4-45-0

89.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, good length ball on off stump, Dravid plays it with soft hands towards cover point

89.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, FOUR, tired delivery from the bowler, much slower than his average speed, short and wide outside off stump and Dravid cuts hard behind point for four runs

89.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, defended to point on the back foot

89.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, Mortaza bends his back to try and bowl a bouncer in the last over, Dravid stands on his toes, gets on top of the bounce and defends on the off side

89.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, this time Mortaza gets the bouncer to bounce much higher and Dravid ducks under it

89.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, and that's stumps on day one. Dravid safely sees off the last ball with a confident push towards cover

India 326/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 19.4-4-49-0

91.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, slashed uppishly past point, in fact it was quite a controlled stroke and third man who is square does the fielding

91.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, pitched closer to the stumps, Dravid gets his bat down and defends to the on side

91.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, loud shout for leg before! pitched on off and middle, coming in, Dravid goes forward, replays showed an inside edge onto his front pad

91.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, bouncer, Mortaza bangs it in on leg stump and Tendulkar ducks

91.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, better line from Mortaza, good length on off stump and Tendulkar defends on the backfoot

91.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, pushed back to the bowler, the ball just abot beats Mortaza but Tendulkar decides against the single

India 331/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 20.4-4-51-0

93.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, FOUR, just a hint of width outside off, Tendulkat gets on the backfoot, places it wide of cover, Ashraful dives at the boundary but fails to cut it off

93.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, pitches closer to off stump, placed on the gap near cover and an easy single

93.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, tentative glide to cover, Dravid was going to defend it but he opened the face of the bat just as the ball came in

93.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, drifting on the hips and Tendulkar turns it to the on side, deep square leg picks it up

93.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, inside out stroke by Dravid, he gets forward to drive on the off side but mistimes it and the ball rolls to the on side

93.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, played with soft hands and dabbed towards point

India 344/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 21.4-4-60-0

95.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, FOUR, punched off the backfoot and Dravid brings up his ton, his 24th in Tests, he middled that really well past cover and the fielders had no chance

95.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, aggression from Mortaza, bowls a bouncer and Dravid evades it

95.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, wide outside off, stylish cut from Dravid but straight to point

95.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, Dravid plays it a little late, steers it to point, contemplates a run but Tendulkar says no

95.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 wide, a little too short for comfort, way over Dravid's head

95.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, poor hook from Dravid, this was in the length to play that stroke but Dravid failed to read it early enough, fortunately the ball lands in no-,man's land on the on side

95.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short and wide down leg, Tendulkar isn't interested

India 352/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 22.4-4-66-0

97.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, Mortaza works up some pace, digs it in short and Tendulkar lets it go down leg

97.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, fuller in length, the ball dips in, Tendulkar shuffles across and works it to midwicket

97.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, overpitched on middle, Dravid pushes it on the front foot to the left of mid-on and Bashar slides and cuts off at least a couple of runs

97.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, another short ball to Tendulkar who lets it go

97.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, just a hint of width, hardly any pace on that, Tendulkar cuts it square, almost with one hand

97.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, good length on off stump, Dravid pushed it to mid-off

India 359/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 23.4-4-69-0

99.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, angling in towards the pads, turned to the region of deep square leg

99.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, overpitched and just deviating after pitching, Tendulkar sets to play a stylish off drive but it fails to beat the infield

99.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, left alone to the keeper

99.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, no run, slower ball, around off stump, Dravid plays it with soft hands on the off side but decides against a run

99.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dravid, 1 run, bit of width outside off, no pace at all, allows Dravid to place it wide of point

99.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, Mortaza fires that in on off stump, Tendullar isn't interested in this one

India 366/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 24.4-4-72-0

125.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, full ball on middle, good pace straight away (76mph), angling into Tendulkar from off stump, cautiously defended to the on side

125.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, good length that time and outside off, flicked away behind square for a single

125.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, FOUR, full and outside off and Karthik stands and delivers, lofts it crisply over mid-off for a four. Ball reaches the fence after one bounce

125.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, good length ball on off, driven without much foot movement but the timing is there, finds the gap in the cover region and manages a single

125.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short ball but that doesn't get up too much, 80mph that time and Tendulkar ducks, only to see the ball bob up tamely. The wicketkeeper gathers it low down

125.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, that's a fierce bouncer that time, short and jagging back in alarmingly, full effort on that one and Tendulkar weaves out of the way in the last moment. That was a snorter and Tendulkar was surprised there

India 483/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 25.4-4-78-0

127.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 wide, short again from Mortaza, he's bowling a few of those since coming back into the attack, slightly outside off and Karthik has enough time to move out of the way

127.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, no run, short of a length, on middle and off and driven off the back foot. No run, though, as it's straight to the cover fielder

127.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, dropped tough chance for the wicketkeeper as Karthik is rooted to the crease and edges to his right. Mashud dives to his right but can't get to it in time and deflects it like a goalkeeper. Mashud was slow on that one, not much anticipation there and he muffs the catch. Yet another chance goes abegging

127.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, driven to the on side

127.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, on the pads and tries to turn it away, ball deflects off the pads for a legbye to square leg

127.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, punched off the back foot and tries to thread the gap between cover and mid-off but mid-off keeps it down to a single

127.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run

India 489/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 26.4-4-82-0

129.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, 1 run, angling in into the pads and Karthik whips it away behind square for the simplest of singles

129.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, the short ball ploy will continue, it appears. This is slightly short and Tendulkar stands back and tries to force it to the off side, gets only the bottom of the bat and trickles back to the bowler

129.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short again, and yet again it doesn't rise as much as expected. Tendulkar is caught in two minds, not sure whether to duck or sway out of the way and just evades the ball in the last minute. He's taken his eyes off the ball too. Not the pitch to duck it seems ...

129.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, glided to third man for a single

129.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Karthik, OUT, another short ball and Karthik falls for the pull shot yet again, tries to pull it over midwicket but the ball takes the top edge and soars high to midwicket for a simple catch. He was out playing the pull in the first Test as well and this is a repeat

KD Karthik c Habibul Bashar b Mashrafe Mortaza 129 (325m 212b 16x4 0x6) SR: 60.84

129.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ganguly, 1 run, full ball first up and he pushes it watchfully to mid-on and scampers a single

India 494/2   Mashrafe Mortaza 27.4-4-85-1

131.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ganguly, no run, short of a length and outside the off, slanted away from the left-handed Ganguly who goes back and punches the ball down to the fielder at point

131.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ganguly, 1 run, slightly short of a length and on the off, Ganguly swivels and pulls but doesn't quite get hold of the ball, a single is ambled as the ball goes down to square-leg

131.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short of a driving length and just outside the off, Tendulkar picks the length early and looks to go for a cut but realises the ball doesn't have the width for the shot and punches off the back foot to off

131.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, fuller this time and on the stumps, defended watchfully

131.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short one down the leg side, Tendulkar tries to swat the ball down to fine-leg but misses

131.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short one banged in, it's just outside the off stump, Tendulkar stands on tip-toe and drops the ball to the off side. He thinks about a single but wisely decides against it in the end

India 496/2   Mashrafe Mortaza 28.4-4-86-1

147.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short of a length to start with, punched off the back foot to mid-off

147.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, short ball, doesn't rise too much, adjusts in the last moment and pulls it away for a single to square leg

147.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, no run, short of a length, on and outside off, cracked with force but can't beat the cover fielder

147.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, 1 run, short ball, doesn't rise as much and Dhoni can't time the pull shot, thick edge produces a single to the leg side

147.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, short again, tennis ball bounce again, Tendulkar on the back foot, tips to the off side and takes off

147.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, 1 run, full ball on off, he tries to swat it straight in a baseball style but can't get the timing, bunts it back to the bowler

India 570/3   Mashrafe Mortaza 29.4-4-90-1

149.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, back of a length on leg stump, he quickly flicks past square leg for one

149.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, 1 run, full and wide, and Dhoni heaves it across the line out to mid-on, who's back a few yards this time

149.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 run, short of a length outside off stump, he shuffles well outside the line and taps it in front of point

149.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, no run, now he fires in a bouncer, which Dhoni tries to pull but doesnt judge, so he has to awkwardly get out of at the last minute

149.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, 1 run, fractionally short outside off again, and now he pulls out to long-on

149.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 wide, bouncer again, but wide enough for Tendulkar to leave be for the 'keeper, in fact so wide that its called just that

149.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, no run, short outside off again, and now he gets up on the toes to defend

India 581/3   Mashrafe Mortaza 30.4-4-95-1

151.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, tucked away behind square for a quick single

151.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, FOUR, pulled away imposingly to square leg for a rasping four, one bounce for a crashing boundary there

151.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, no run, short of a length outside off, on the back foot and cut away to cover, bunted with force but can't get the timing

151.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, 1 run, full toss and Dhoni bunts it to extra cover for a single

151.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tendulkar, 1 bye, short ball and jags back in alarmingly after passing the batsman, Tendulkar weaves out of the way but the keeper can't reach it and they complete a single . Shakib-ul-Hasan is the keeper now.

151.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dhoni, no run, short of a length, tapped to the off side and they think of a single but don't take the risk

India 594/3   Mashrafe Mortaza 31.4-4-100-1
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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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