New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2008/09 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh ODI Series - 1st ODI

Bangladesh v New Zealand

Bangladesh won by 7 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)

Good morning and welcome to Cricinfo's coverage of the first ODI. Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and they are fielding. There was overnight rain but the good news is that play is starting on time. There is a big wet patch right on the popping crease at one end. It will be Mashrafe to bowl first up to Ryder.

0.1

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

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, on the middle and leg, pushed to mid-on.

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, 1 run, short outside the off stump, cut down to thirdman.

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, 1 run, pitched up delivery pushed to cover for a single.

0.5

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

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, 1 run, short and Ryder cuts it down to thirdman.

Syed rasel will be sharing the attack.

End of over 1 (3 runs) New Zealand 3/0
JD Ryder    2* (5b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    1-0-3-0
BB McCullum    1* (1b)     

1.1

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, swinging delivery outside the off stump, left alone.

1.2

Syed Rasel to Ryder, FOUR, first boundary of the innings, pitched up delivery outside the off stump and Ryder creams it through the off side to cover fence.

1.3

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

1.4

Syed Rasel to Ryder, 2 runs, fuller delivery pushed through covers for couple of runs.

1.5

Syed Rasel to Ryder, FOUR, on the legs and Ryder gets it through square leg to the fence.

1.6

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, fuller delivery on the off stump, played defensively to the off side.

End of over 2 (10 runs) New Zealand 13/0
JD Ryder    12* (11b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    1-0-10-0
BB McCullum    1* (1b)     

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, loud shout for lbw turned down as the ball strikes high on the pad.

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, 1 run, inside edges on to the pad, a stifled appeal.

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, beaten outside the off stump, as he feels for the delivery.

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, pushed to the onside to midwicket.

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, played to the onside, Mortaza moves quickly to field the ball.

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, pushes to covers.

End of over 3 (1 run) New Zealand 14/0
JD Ryder    12* (15b 2x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    2-0-4-0
BB McCullum    2* (3b)     

3.1

Syed Rasel to McCullum, 1 leg bye, off the pad they scamper through for a leg bye.

3.2

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

3.3

Syed Rasel to Ryder, 2 runs, heaves it high over mid-on, a mistimed shot from Ryder.

3.4

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, outside the off stump and swinging away, gets beaten as he plays at it.

3.5

Syed Rasel to Ryder, FOUR, width offered and Ryder slashes it past backward-point to the fence.

3.6

Syed Rasel to Ryder, 2 runs, on the legs and Ryder plays it through square leg.

End of over 4 (9 runs) New Zealand 23/0
JD Ryder    20* (20b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    2-0-18-0
BB McCullum    2* (4b)     

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, on the off stump, played with a dead bat.

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, pushes at a short delviery and misses, McCullum takes it on the body.

Mason is out on the field with a drink for McCullum.

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, good ball back of a length, nips back in to hit McCullum on the thigh.

4.4

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

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, worked to midwicket off his legs.

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, outside the off stump and McCullum swings at it and gets beaten.

Change of bowling, Shahadat Hossain replaces Rasel.

End of over 5 (maiden) New Zealand 23/0
BB McCullum    2* (10b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    3-1-4-0
JD Ryder    20* (20b 3x4)     

5.1

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, SIX, short on the leg stump and Ryder swings it effortlessly over square leg for maximum.

5.2

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, no run, played quietly to the onside.

5.3

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, no run, played back to the bowler.

5.4

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, FOUR, short and Ryder latches onto it and swings it over midwicket to the fence.

5.5

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, no run, played quietly to cover on the front foot.

5.6

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, no run, short outside the off stump and Ryder looking to cut, mistimes it to point.

End of over 6 (10 runs) New Zealand 33/0
JD Ryder    30* (26b 4x4 1x6)      Shahadat Hossain    1-0-10-0
BB McCullum    1* (10b)     

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, played to cover.

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, played firmly on the front foot to mid-off.

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, good ball nips back in from outside the off stump, McCullum mistimes to the off side.

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, strikes bit high on the pad, loud appeal for lbw turned down.

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, FOUR, good strike from McCullum, hits it over midwicket to the fence.

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, FOUR, another boundary, this time it is pitched up and McCullum hits it over extra cover to the fence.

End of over 7 (8 runs) New Zealand 41/0
BB McCullum    9* (16b 2x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    4-1-11-0
JD Ryder    30* (26b 4x4 1x6)     

7.1

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, no run, played quietly to point.

New Zealand off to a good start.

7.2

Shahadat Hossain to Ryder, 1 leg bye, on the legs and Ryder misses a good opportunity to put it away, off the pad they go through for a leg bye.

7.3

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, FOUR, cramps McCullum for room but he is able to cut it down to thirdman fence.

7.4

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, played to midwicket.

7.5

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, no run, on the off stump and McCullum plays to cover.

7.6

Shahadat Hossain to McCullum, 1 run, wide of the off stump and McCullum slogs it down the track and the ball strikes the stumps a the non-strikers end, quick single taken.

End of over 8 (6 runs) New Zealand 47/0
BB McCullum    14* (20b 3x4)      Shahadat Hossain    2-0-15-0
JD Ryder    30* (28b 4x4 1x6)     

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, OUT, Mortaza strikes, slashes a wide ball outside the off stump, goes high in the air down to thirdman, where Rasel takes the catch.

BB McCullum c Syed Rasel b Mashrafe Mortaza 14 (40m 21b 3x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

How is the new batsman.

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, gets the edge but falls short of the second slip.

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, played to mid-off.

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, 2 runs, whips it off his legs behind square leg for couple of runs.

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, played to midwicket.

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, 2 runs, wide of the off stump and Ryder plays in front of point to the deep to pick up couple of runs.

End of over 9 (4 runs) New Zealand 51/1
JD Ryder    34* (33b 4x4 1x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    5-1-15-1
JM How    0* (0b)     

9.1

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, an appeal for lbw turned down as it strikes bit high on the pad.

9.2

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, fuller delivery outside the off stump, plays and misses.

9.3

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, played back to the bowler.

9.4

Shahadat Hossain to How, FOUR, bad delivery down the leg side and How helps it down to the fence.

9.5

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, nips back in from outside the off stump and strikes the pad, no appeal this time.

9.6

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

That ends the first powerplay. Time for the second powerplay, taken by the fielding side.

End of over 10 (4 runs) New Zealand 55/1
JM How    4* (6b 1x4)      Shahadat Hossain    3-0-19-0
JD Ryder    34* (33b 4x4 1x6)     

10.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, played firmly to cover, a shy at the stumps at the bowlers end, strikes How on the arm.

10.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, OUT, Ryder goes, a miscued shot which goes high in the air to midwicket for Mahmudullah to take the catch.

JD Ryder c Mahmudullah b Mashrafe Mortaza 34 (52m 35b 4x4 1x6) SR: 97.14

Taylor is the new batsman.

10.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, 1 run, lovely delivery, gets a thick outside edge down to thirdman.

10.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, played back to the bowler.

10.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, played to mid-on.

10.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 2 runs, plays slightly in the air in the gap between point and cover to pick up couple of runs.

Mortaza has bowled well to pick up the two wickets to fall.

End of over 11 (3 runs) New Zealand 58/2
LRPL Taylor    2* (3b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    6-1-18-2
JM How    5* (7b 1x4)     

11.1

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, played to the off side.

11.2

Shahadat Hossain to How, no run, same shot but this time he plays it bit firmly.

11.3

Shahadat Hossain to How, 1 run, pitched on the legs, played for a single.

11.4

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, OUT, three down now, good ball from Shahadat, Taylor stops his shot and chips the ball in the air straight to Ashraful at mid-off.

LRPL Taylor c Mohammad Ashraful b Shahadat Hossain 2 (7m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Styris is the new batsman.

11.5

Shahadat Hossain to Styris, no run, shortish outside the off stump, left alone through to the keeper.

11.6

Shahadat Hossain to Styris, no run, right in the block-hole, played back to the bowler.

End of over 12 (1 run) New Zealand 59/3
SB Styris    0* (2b)      Shahadat Hossain    4-0-20-1
JM How    6* (10b 1x4)     

12.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, loud appeal for lbw turned down as it strikes high on the pad.

12.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, 1 wide, down the leg side.

12.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, nips back in from outside the off stump, played down at his feet.

12.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, played back to the bowler.

12.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, on middle and leg, played bak to the bowler.

12.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, slight mis-field by Mortaza as the ball is played back.

12.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, good length delivery played to mid-on.

Shakib Al Hasan comes on.

End of over 13 (1 run) New Zealand 60/3
JM How    6* (16b 1x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    7-1-19-2
SB Styris    0* (2b)     

13.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, played to cover.

13.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, 1 run, played in the gap to cover for a single.

13.3

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run

13.4

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run

13.5

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 1 run, quick single taken to the left of Ashraful at cover.

13.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run

End of over 14 (2 runs) New Zealand 62/3
SB Styris    1* (5b)      Shakib Al Hasan    1-0-2-0
JM How    7* (19b 1x4)     

14.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, loud appeal for lbw turned down as the ball strikes the pad.

14.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, OUT, good ball squares up How and he gets beaten, strikes the back pad, a loud appeal and given.

JM How lbw b Mashrafe Mortaza 7 (36m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 35.00

Flynn is the new batsman.

14.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, no run, fuller delivery played to mid-off.

14.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, no run, played firmly to mid-off.

14.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, no run, played to covers.

14.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, no run, slower delivery and Flynn gets an edge, falls short of the first slip.

End of over 15 (wicket maiden) New Zealand 62/4
DR Flynn    0* (4b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    8-2-19-3
SB Styris    1* (5b)     

15.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, flighted delivery played to cover.

15.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, works to short fine leg.

15.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, 3 runs, good shot plays inside-out over extra cover to the deep.

15.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Flynn, no run, spins in and strikes the pad, loud appeal turned down.

15.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Flynn, no run

15.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Flynn, no run, strikes the pad once again, was going down the leg side.

Abdur Razzak comes on.

End of over 16 (3 runs) New Zealand 65/4
DR Flynn    0* (7b)      Shakib Al Hasan    2-0-5-0
SB Styris    4* (8b)     

16.1

Abdur Razzak to Styris, no run, drifts in the air, left alone.

16.2

Abdur Razzak to Styris, no run

16.3

Abdur Razzak to Styris, no run, played firmly to short cover.

16.4

Abdur Razzak to Styris, OUT, five down, New Zealand in deep trouble. An arm ball, strikes Styris on the pads in line with stumps, loud appeal and the umpire has a good long look and lifts the finger.

SB Styris lbw b Abdur Razzak 4 (27m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

Oram is the new batsman.

16.5

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, pushed to point.

16.6

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 2 runs, flicks it down to fine leg.

16.6

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, played back to the bowler.

Naeem Islam comes on.

End of over 17 (2 runs) New Zealand 67/5
JDP Oram    2* (3b)      Abdur Razzak    1-0-2-1
DR Flynn    0* (7b)     

17.1

Naeem Islam to Flynn, no run

17.2

Naeem Islam to Flynn, no run, plays and gets beaten outside the off stump.

17.3

Naeem Islam to Flynn, 1 run

17.4

Naeem Islam to Oram, 2 runs, a close call for run out, misses the stumps.

17.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

17.6

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, played to deep-mid off.

End of over 18 (4 runs) New Zealand 71/5
JDP Oram    5* (6b)      Naeem Islam    1-0-4-0
DR Flynn    1* (10b)     

18.1

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 1 wide, spins down the leg side.

18.1

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, played to short mid-on.

18.2

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 1 run, pushed to mid-on for a tight single, shy at the stumps, misses.

18.3

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, 1 run, played to deep-square leg.

18.4

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, pushed to mid-on, slight mis-field.

18.5

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, plays it back to the bowler.

18.6

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, played quietly down at his feet.

End of over 19 (3 runs) New Zealand 74/5
JDP Oram    6* (11b)      Abdur Razzak    2-0-5-1
DR Flynn    2* (11b)     

19.1

Naeem Islam to Flynn, no run

19.2

Naeem Islam to Flynn, 1 run, played through covers to the sweeper.

19.3

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, played wide of mid-on for a single.

19.4

Naeem Islam to Flynn, 1 run, played to deep-square leg.

19.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, played firmly down the track, good fielding by Naeem diving to his left.

19.6

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

End of over 20 (3 runs) New Zealand 77/5
JDP Oram    7* (14b)      Naeem Islam    2-0-7-0
DR Flynn    4* (14b)     

20.1

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run, plays and gets beaten.

20.2

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run, bit wider this time, once again plays and misses.

20.3

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, 2 runs, good shot, plays through covers for couple of runs.

20.4

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run

20.5

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run

20.6

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, OUT, on the legs and Flynn plays in the air to the onside, Mahmudullah dives to his right and takes a brilliant catch at short midwicket..

DR Flynn c Mahmudullah b Abdur Razzak 6 (24m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

Vettori is the new batsman.

End of over 21 (2 runs) New Zealand 79/6
     Abdur Razzak    3-0-7-2
JDP Oram    7* (14b)     

21.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

21.2

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

21.3

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, played to the onside to midwicket.

21.4

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, played to mid-on.

21.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

21.6

Naeem Islam to Oram, FOUR, good shot, hits through the line and over extra cover to the fence.

End of over 22 (4 runs) New Zealand 83/6
JDP Oram    11* (20b 1x4)      Naeem Islam    3-0-11-0
DL Vettori    0* (0b)     

22.1

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, played back to the bowler.

22.2

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run

22.3

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, pushes down the track.

22.4

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run

22.5

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, FOUR, tossed up delivery outside the off stump, drives it well down the ground to long off fence.

Ouch! Mortaza has hit the advertising board, he crashes on to it trying to stop the ball reaching the fence, looks quite bad.

22.6

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run

End of over 23 (4 runs) New Zealand 87/6
DL Vettori    4* (6b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    4-0-11-2
JDP Oram    11* (20b 1x4)     

23.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

23.2

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

Mortaza is getting some treatment on the boundary edge.

23.3

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

23.4

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

23.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, played to deep-mid on for a single.

23.6

Naeem Islam to Vettori, no run, played to cover.

End of over 24 (1 run) New Zealand 88/6
DL Vettori    4* (7b 1x4)      Naeem Islam    4-0-12-0
JDP Oram    12* (25b 1x4)     

24.1

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, played with an angled bat to slip.

24.2

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 1 run, gets the outside edge past slip.

24.3

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

24.4

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, played to cover.

24.5

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, played back to the bowler.

24.6

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, once again played back down the track.

End of over 25 (1 run) New Zealand 89/6
DL Vettori    4* (11b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    5-0-12-2
JDP Oram    13* (27b 1x4)     

25.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, plays to cover.

25.2

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, plays forward of point for a single.

25.3

Naeem Islam to Vettori, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

25.4

Naeem Islam to Vettori, no run, played to mid-on.

25.5

Naeem Islam to Vettori, no run, loud appeal for lbw, the bowler is on his knees as the ball strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump.

25.6

Naeem Islam to Vettori, no run, played to cover.

Shakib Al Hasan comes back on

End of over 26 (1 run) New Zealand 90/6
DL Vettori    4* (15b 1x4)      Naeem Islam    5-0-13-0
JDP Oram    14* (29b 1x4)     

26.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, played off his legs to midwicket.

26.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, played wide of mid-on for a single.

26.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, played back to the bowler.

26.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

26.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

26.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, played firmly to mid-off.

End of over 27 (1 run) New Zealand 91/6
DL Vettori    4* (19b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    3-0-6-0
JDP Oram    15* (31b 1x4)     

27.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, played to the onside.

27.2

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, plays and misses as it turns away from the bat.

27.3

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, pushes in the gap between point and cover for a single.

27.4

Naeem Islam to Vettori, 1 run, short ball pulled to the deep.

27.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

27.6

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, pushed to cover.

End of over 28 (2 runs) New Zealand 93/6
JDP Oram    16* (36b 1x4)      Naeem Islam    6-0-15-0
DL Vettori    5* (20b 1x4)     

28.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

28.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, driven to mid-on, good save by Ashraful.

28.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

28.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, FOUR, this time clears Ashraful at mid-on to the fence.

28.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

28.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, played back to the bowler.

Mahmudullah comes on.

End of over 29 (4 runs) New Zealand 97/6
DL Vettori    9* (26b 2x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    4-0-10-0
JDP Oram    16* (36b 1x4)     

29.1

Mahmudullah to Oram, no run, played back to the bowler.

29.2

Mahmudullah to Oram, no run, pushed to short cover.

29.3

Mahmudullah to Oram, no run, swept to short fine leg.

29.4

Mahmudullah to Oram, no run, plays it back to the bowler.

29.5

Mahmudullah to Oram, 1 run, mis-field at short cover as the ball is played firmly.

29.6

Mahmudullah to Vettori, 1 run, cuts it past slip.

End of over 30 (2 runs) New Zealand 99/6
DL Vettori    10* (27b 2x4)      Mahmudullah    1-0-2-0
JDP Oram    17* (41b 1x4)     

30.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

30.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, 1 run, played through the onside to deep-midwicket, brings up the 100 for New Zealand..

30.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, played off his legs to midwicket.

30.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, plays and misses, that was close to the off stump.

30.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run

30.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, off the pads and to the onside.

End of over 31 (1 run) New Zealand 100/6
JDP Oram    17* (45b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    5-0-11-0
DL Vettori    11* (29b 2x4)     

31.1

Mahmudullah to Vettori, FOUR, short and Vettori swings it down to midwicket fence.

31.2

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, played back to the bowler.

31.3

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, once again plays down the track.

31.4

Mahmudullah to Vettori, no run, played to mid-on.

31.5

Mahmudullah to Vettori, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump, cut to the sweeper.

31.6

Mahmudullah to Oram, 1 run, played to deep-mid off.

End of over 32 (6 runs) New Zealand 106/6
JDP Oram    18* (46b 1x4)      Mahmudullah    2-0-8-0
DL Vettori    16* (34b 3x4)     

32.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, tries to sweep, gets hit on the pad.

32.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, plays to deep-mid on.

32.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

32.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, 1 run, plays to deep-mid on.

32.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, played to midwicket.

32.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, pushes to Ashraful at mid-on.

Time for a drinks break. After the flurry of wickets, Oram and Vettori have settled down to a partnership, lot of overs left. Good news for Bangladesh is that Mortaza is back on the field.

Change of bowling, Shahadat comes back on.

End of over 33 (2 runs) New Zealand 108/6
JDP Oram    19* (50b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    6-0-13-0
DL Vettori    17* (36b 3x4)     

33.1

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, 2 runs, a wide yorker, gets some bat and gets past the slip fielder.

33.2

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, FOUR, beautiful drive through extra cover, lovely shot.

33.3

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, no run

33.4

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, no run, plays to mid-on and looking for a quick single, sent back by Oram.

33.5

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, no run, played to mid-off.

33.6

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, no run, short ball and Vettori ducks under it.

End of over 34 (6 runs) New Zealand 114/6
DL Vettori    23* (42b 4x4)      Shahadat Hossain    5-0-26-1
JDP Oram    19* (50b 1x4)     

34.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 wide, spins down the leg side.

34.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump.

34.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, played down the ground to long on.

34.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, 1 run, played in the gap between the fielders on the onside for a single.

34.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, plays it through the onside to the deep.

34.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, cut to backward point.

34.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, looking for a single on the onside, sent back by Oram.

End of over 35 (4 runs) New Zealand 118/6
DL Vettori    24* (45b 4x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    7-0-17-0
JDP Oram    21* (53b 1x4)     

35.1

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, no run, plays it straight down the track, hits the stumps at the bowlers end.

35.2

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, 1 run, driven to mid-off, good diving stop by Ashraful at mid-off, that was heading to the fence.

35.3

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, 1 run, short ball pulled away to deep-midwicket.

35.4

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, no run, played square of the wicket on the off side.

35.5

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, 1 run, right in the block-hole, dug out to the off side.

35.6

Shahadat Hossain to Vettori, no run, a bouncer and Vettori ducks under it.

End of over 36 (3 runs) New Zealand 121/6
DL Vettori    25* (47b 4x4)      Shahadat Hossain    6-0-29-1
JDP Oram    23* (57b 1x4)     

36.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, played to the onside to deep-mid on.

The pitch is slow and the balls are keeping low.

36.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run, goes for the big shot, gets hit on the pad.

36.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, 1 run, swept in the air to deep-sqauare leg.

36.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run

36.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, played down in front of him.

36.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, worked wide of mid-on for a single.

This is the best 7th wicket partnership between New Zealand and Bangladesh. As per the new regulations the third powerplay will be taken by the batting team. Third powerplay taken. Change of bowling, Abdur Razzak comes back on.

End of over 37 (3 runs) New Zealand 124/6
JDP Oram    25* (61b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    8-0-20-0
DL Vettori    26* (49b 4x4)     

37.1

Abdur Razzak to Oram, FOUR, well swept past the short fine leg to the fence.

37.2

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 1 run, hit well to square leg, good fielding by Shakib, saves a certain boundary.

37.3

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, 1 run, plays into the deep for a single.

37.4

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 2 wides, down the leg side, Rahim did well to get a hand to it.

37.4

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, 1 run, worked to the onside.

37.5

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run

37.6

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run

End of over 38 (9 runs) New Zealand 133/6
JDP Oram    30* (65b 2x4)      Abdur Razzak    6-0-21-2
DL Vettori    28* (51b 4x4)     

38.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

38.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, no run

38.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, 1 run, played to short fine leg.

38.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, SIX, good strike from Oram, heavies it high and over long on for maximum.

38.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, looking for a single, sent back by Vettori.

38.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, played in the gap to the off side.

Change of bowling, Naeem comes on.

End of over 39 (8 runs) New Zealand 141/6
JDP Oram    37* (68b 2x4 1x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    9-0-28-0
DL Vettori    29* (54b 4x4)     

39.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, FOUR, good shot, comes down the track and past the bowler along the ground to the fence.

39.2

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, tries to go once again, but misses and through to keeper, who fumbles.

39.3

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run

39.4

Naeem Islam to Vettori, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

39.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the onside.

39.6

Naeem Islam to Vettori, 1 leg bye, loud appeal turned down, was going down the leg side.

End of over 40 (8 runs) New Zealand 149/6
DL Vettori    30* (56b 4x4)      Naeem Islam    7-0-21-0
JDP Oram    42* (72b 3x4 1x6)     

40.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Vettori, OUT, sweeps and gets a top-edge down to Naeem at short fine leg, who takes the catch.

DL Vettori c Naeem Islam b Shakib Al Hasan 30 (72m 57b 4x4 0x6) SR: 52.63

A wonderful partnership of 70 runs comes to an end. Mills is the new batsman.

40.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run, played back to the bowler.

40.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, no run

40.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Mills, 1 run, pushed to the onside for a single.

40.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, no run, played to mid-on.

40.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, worked in the gap to midwicket.

That ends a good spell of bowling from Shakib.

End of over 41 (2 runs) New Zealand 151/7
JDP Oram    43* (74b 3x4 1x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    10-0-30-1
KD Mills    1* (3b)     

41.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, played softly to the onside for a quick single.

41.2

Naeem Islam to Mills, 1 run, full toss, gets an inside edge down to short fine leg.

41.3

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

41.4

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

41.5

Naeem Islam to Oram, 2 runs, pushes for a tight single to cover, shy at the stumps, misses and they take an overthrow.

41.6

Naeem Islam to Oram, FOUR, swept well down to fine leg fence, that brings up 50 for Oram, well played.

Razzak comes back on.

End of over 42 (8 runs) New Zealand 159/7
JDP Oram    50* (79b 4x4 1x6)      Naeem Islam    8-0-29-0
KD Mills    2* (4b)     

42.1

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

42.2

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

42.3

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, played back to the bowler.

42.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

42.5

Abdur Razzak to Mills, FOUR, down the track and he hits it over covers to the fence.

42.6

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

End of over 43 (4 runs) New Zealand 163/7
KD Mills    6* (10b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    7-0-25-2
JDP Oram    50* (79b 4x4 1x6)     

43.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run

43.2

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, pushed down the ground to long on.

43.3

Naeem Islam to Mills, no run, appeal for lbw turned down, was going down the leg side.

43.4

Naeem Islam to Mills, no run, worked to midwicket.

43.5

Naeem Islam to Mills, no run, right in the block-hole, dug out back to the bowler.

43.6

Naeem Islam to Mills, 1 run, another ball in the block-hole, dug out to the off side.

End of over 44 (2 runs) New Zealand 165/7
KD Mills    7* (14b 1x4)      Naeem Islam    9-0-31-0
JDP Oram    51* (81b 4x4 1x6)     

44.1

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, played square of the wicket on the off side.

44.2

Abdur Razzak to Mills, 1 run, mistimes the drive to mid-on.

44.3

Abdur Razzak to Oram, no run, reverse sweeps to point.

44.4

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 2 runs, played through square leg, throw at the bowlers end but Mills is home.

44.5

Abdur Razzak to Oram, 1 run, worked to the sweeper on the onside.

44.6

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, inside edges on to the pads.

End of over 45 (4 runs) New Zealand 169/7
KD Mills    7* (17b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    8-0-29-2
JDP Oram    54* (84b 4x4 1x6)     

45.1

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, played wide of mid-on for a single.

45.2

Naeem Islam to Mills, no run

45.3

Naeem Islam to Mills, 1 run, played through the off side to the sweeper.

45.4

Naeem Islam to Oram, 1 run, pushes behind point for a single.

45.5

Naeem Islam to Mills, 1 run, driven to mid-off.

45.6

Naeem Islam to Oram, no run, pushes to the off side, Naeem moves quickly to field the ball.

End of over 46 (4 runs) New Zealand 173/7
JDP Oram    56* (87b 4x4 1x6)      Naeem Islam    10-0-35-0
KD Mills    9* (20b 1x4)     

46.1

Abdur Razzak to Mills, 1 run

46.2

Abdur Razzak to Oram, OUT, hits it hard and down the ground to long on and Syed Rasel judges well to take the catch. Oram goes after a good knock.

JDP Oram c Syed Rasel b Abdur Razzak 57 (111m 89b 4x4 1x6) SR: 64.04

Tim Southee is the new batsman but it will be Mills on strike.

46.3

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

46.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

46.5

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, loud appeal for lbw turned down, was going down the leg side.

46.6

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, played back to the bowler.

Mortaza comes back on

End of over 47 (1 run) New Zealand 174/8
KD Mills    10* (25b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    9-0-30-3
TG Southee    0* (0b)     

47.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, FOUR, good shot, driven down the gorund to the fence.

47.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, 1 run, played off his legs to deep-square leg.

47.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mills, SIX, looks to go big over long on, Shahadat Hossain takes the catch but falls over the boundary.

47.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mills, OUT, hit down the ground once again, this time Shahadat Hossain makes no mistake, takes the catch well inside the ropes.

KD Mills c Shahadat Hossain b Mashrafe Mortaza 16 (30m 26b 1x4 1x6) SR: 61.53

47.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, no run

47.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, no run, short and Southee lets it go over the stumps.

End of over 48 (11 runs) New Zealand 185/9
TG Southee    5* (4b 1x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    9-2-30-4
MR Gillespie    0* (0b)     

48.1

Abdur Razzak to Gillespie, 1 run, dabs it square of the wicket on the off side.

48.2

Abdur Razzak to Southee, no run, swings and misses.

48.3

Abdur Razzak to Southee, no run, played back to the bowler.

48.4

Abdur Razzak to Southee, no run, walks across his stumps and looks to play to the onside, how did that miss the stumps.

48.5

Abdur Razzak to Southee, no run

48.6

Abdur Razzak to Southee, 1 run, played to short fine leg.

End of over 49 (2 runs) New Zealand 187/9
TG Southee    6* (9b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    10-0-32-3
MR Gillespie    1* (1b)     

49.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, SIX, heaves it high and over long on for maximum.

49.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, 1 run, swings at the delivery once again, gets it down along the ground to long on.

49.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Gillespie, 1 run, played square of the wicket for a single.

49.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, no run, lets the ball go outside the off stump.

49.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, 2 runs, dropped! Hit high in the air down to deep-square leg, Mahmudullah drops the catch.

49.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Southee, FOUR, swings it to the midwicket fence.

Innings break: New Zealand finish on 201 after their middle order jitters. Ryder and McCullum got them off to a good start but then after the fall of McCullum, wickets started to tumble, they were 6 for 79, then Vettori joined Oram and helped New Zealand to gain some momentum with a partnership of 70 runs for the 7th wicket. Oram played well for his 57 runs. For Bangladesh, Mortaza was the pick of the bowlers with 4 for 44 runs. Razzak also bowled well to finish with 3 for 33 runs. Join us at 13:15 local time to see how Bangladesh fare in the run chase.

End of over 50 (14 runs) New Zealand 201/9
TG Southee    19* (14b 2x4 1x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    10-2-44-4
MR Gillespie    2* (2b)     
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Oct 9, 2008

Daniel Vettori glances as Mohammad Ashraful reflects on a shot, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Mirpur, October 9, 2008

Daniel Vettori glances as Mohammad Ashraful reflects on a shot

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Oct 9, 2008

Bangladesh supporters cheer their team on, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Mirpur, October 9, 2008

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