New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2008/09 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Bangladesh v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 79 runs

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the 3rd ODI between Bangladesh and New Zealand.

Toss - New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has won the toss and elected to bat first.

Team News - New Zealand have made no changes to the team that played the 2nd game. Bangladesh have made just the one change - Imrul Kayes comes in for Mahmudullah.

This will be Bangladesh's 100th home ODI and with the series level 1-1 a must win game for both the teams.

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, starts off with a wide delivery and Ryder cuts it straight to the fielder at point, missed out there on some easy runs

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, drifting down the leg side, looked like a wide but umpire Harper thinks that the ball brushed the pads and he is the boss

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, 2 runs, first runs of the morning, fuller length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Ryder leans forward and clips it through midwicket. Good shot to get off the mark

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, better line and length from Mortaza. Ryder watchfully taps it away towards cover

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Ryder stands tall and punches it start to the fielder at cover

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, Beaten. In the channel outside the off stump and Ryder is beaten by the moment

Syed Radel to share the new ball with Mortaza.

End of over 1 (2 runs) New Zealand 2/0
JD Ryder    2* (6b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    1-0-2-0
BB McCullum    0* (0b)     

1.1

Syed Rasel to McCullum, 1 run, drifting on to the pads and McCullum gets off the mark first ball with a nudge down to fine leg

1.2

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, pushed firmly to point

1.3

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, good length delivery and this one nipped back in sharply cramping Ryder who does well to taps it away towards midwicket

1.4

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended towards cover

1.5

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, wicket to wicket delivery, played back to the bowler

1.6

Syed Rasel to Ryder, 1 run, hit firmly off the back-foot to the cover region, fumble there allows the batsmen to corss over

End of over 2 (2 runs) New Zealand 4/0
JD Ryder    3* (11b)      Syed Rasel    1-0-2-0
BB McCullum    1* (1b)     

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, beautiful line and length, Ryder is beaten comprehensively

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, good length delivery, again close to the off stump line and Ryder watchfully defends it back to the bowler

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, bit fuller and Ryder finds the fielder at short cover

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, slower delivery, not very well disguised and Ryder nicely plays it away towards mid-off

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, forced away towards point, no room for a single there

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Ryder, no run, pitched up outside the off stump and Ryder drives it straight to the man at mid-off, could have done better there as the ball was in the slot

Maiden over from Mortaza. It will be Rasel to continue from the other end

End of over 3 (maiden) New Zealand 4/0
JD Ryder    3* (17b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    2-1-2-0
BB McCullum    1* (1b)     

3.1

Syed Rasel to McCullum, 1 run, short delivery on the pads and McCullum flicks it down to fine leg for an easy single

3.2

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run, full and outside off, Ryder pushes it away towards cover

3.3

Syed Rasel to Ryder, no run

3.4

Syed Rasel to Ryder, OUT, bowled'm! good length delivery, nips back in a bit and stays low. Ryder is late into the shot and the ball goes through the gap between bat and pad. Bangladesh strike early

JD Ryder b Syed Rasel 3 (15m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 15.00

Jamie How is the next man in.

3.5

Syed Rasel to How, no run

3.6

Syed Rasel to How, FOUR, in the slot and How hammers it thorugh extra cover, lovely shot to get off the mark

End of over 4 (5 runs) New Zealand 9/1
JM How    4* (2b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    2-0-7-1
BB McCullum    2* (2b)     

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, 2 runs, driven hard through gully, diving stop in the deep from Rasel cuts off the boundary

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, fuller length delivery, defended

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, good length delivery, defended to short cover

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, no run, good length delivery, How gets forward and defends it with bat and pad held together - appeal for lbw turned down

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, Mccullum works it away through square leg for a single

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, defended back down the track to the bowler

End of over 5 (3 runs) New Zealand 12/1
JM How    4* (3b 1x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    3-1-5-0
BB McCullum    5* (7b)     

5.1

Syed Rasel to McCullum, no run, quick delivery on the stumps, McCullum gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler

5.2

Syed Rasel to McCullum, no run, goes for the drive and is beaten outside the off stump, excellent take from Rahim who is standing up to the stumps

5.3

Syed Rasel to McCullum, no run, pitched up and driven straight to the man at mid-off

5.4

Syed Rasel to McCullum, 1 run, too straight a delivery and McCullum works it away through sqaure leg

5.5

Syed Rasel to How, no run, defended down the track

5.6

Syed Rasel to How, no run, pushed away towards cover

End of over 6 (1 run) New Zealand 13/1
JM How    4* (5b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    3-0-8-1
BB McCullum    6* (11b)     

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to McCullum, OUT, got'm! good length delivery, the one that nips back in sharply. McCullum plays across the line and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps. Harper reckons he is out

BB McCullum lbw b Mashrafe Mortaza 6 (29m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Taylor walks in to face the music

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, pushed to mid-on

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, similar delivery, again played down to mid-on

Replays suggest that McCullum was playing well forward and the ball could have missed the leg stump. Bit unlucky there

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, defended to short cover

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, bit wide outside the off stump and Taylor leaves it through to the keeper, end of a successful over

End of over 7 (wicket maiden) New Zealand 13/2
LRPL Taylor    0* (5b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    4-2-5-1
JM How    4* (5b 1x4)     

7.1

Syed Rasel to How, no run, defended down on the off side

7.2

Syed Rasel to How, no run, straight delivery, defended back to the bowler

7.3

Syed Rasel to How, no run, good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line. How tries to work it away through midwicket but fails to make contact

7.4

Syed Rasel to How, 1 run, pushed away towards cover

7.5

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run, length ball and Taylor is beaten outisde the off stump

7.6

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run

End of over 8 (1 run) New Zealand 14/2
LRPL Taylor    0* (7b)      Syed Rasel    4-0-9-1
JM How    5* (9b 1x4)     

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, pushed away towards cover, no room for a single there

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, goes after one outside the off stumps and ends up with a thick inside edge

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, FOUR, full and on the pads, How waits for the ball and at the last moment flicks it in the air thorugh square leg for a boundary

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, FOUR, four more! good length delivery outside the off stump, How gets well forward and punches it all along the ground to the cover fence

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, better line and How defends it back to the bowler

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, played down to mid-on

End of over 9 (8 runs) New Zealand 22/2
JM How    13* (15b 3x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    5-2-13-1
LRPL Taylor    0* (7b)     

9.1

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run, pitched up and driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

9.2

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended towards cover

9.3

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run, worked away off the pads to the midwicket reigon, again no single there

9.4

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, driven wide of the point fielder, diving stop saves runs

9.5

Syed Rasel to How, no run, defended on the back-foot

9.6

Syed Rasel to How, no run, played back to the bowler

Second Power Play taken here by Bangladesh

End of over 10 (1 run) New Zealand 23/2
JM How    13* (17b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    5-0-10-1
LRPL Taylor    1* (11b)     

10.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, good line and length, defended back to the bowler

10.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, slightly short and Taylor taps it away towards extra cover

10.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 1 run, drifts on to the pads and that's turned away fine for a single

10.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, FOUR, short delivery and How pulls it away through midwicket - a nothing delivery and it got the treatment that it deserved

10.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, FOUR, take that as well - too straight a delivery and this time How drives it straight back down the track to the long-on fence. Excellent timing and placement

10.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to How, no run, close! good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, How tries to work it away through midwicket but fails to connect - loud shout for lbw turned down by Harper

End of over 11 (9 runs) New Zealand 32/2
JM How    21* (20b 5x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    6-2-22-1
LRPL Taylor    2* (14b)     

11.1

Syed Rasel to Taylor, FOUR, pitched up and drifitng down the leg side, Taylor flicks it away well wide of the of the fielder at fine leg - easy runs

11.2

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run, defended towards cover

11.3

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, played with soft hands and the ball rolls away towards cover, quick single taken

11.4

Syed Rasel to How, no run, defended down on the leg side

11.5

Syed Rasel to How, 2 runs, whips it away towards fine leg, fielder in the deep is bit slow and they come back for the second

11.6

Syed Rasel to How, no run, pushed to mid-off

Abdur Razzak into the attack now

End of over 12 (7 runs) New Zealand 39/2
JM How    23* (23b 5x4)      Syed Rasel    6-0-17-1
LRPL Taylor    7* (17b 1x4)     

12.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, defeneded to the off side

12.2

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, good length delivery, played to covers

12.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, cut and misses

12.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, pads down the leg side

12.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 2 runs, played to point, for a couple

12.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, played to mid-on

End of over 13 (2 runs) New Zealand 41/2
LRPL Taylor    9* (23b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    1-0-2-0
JM How    23* (23b 5x4)     

13.1

Syed Rasel to How, no run, good length delivery, pushes to mid-on

13.2

Syed Rasel to How, 1 run, good length delivery, this time played to wide mid-on for a single

13.3

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, defended to the off side, for a single

13.4

Syed Rasel to How, no run, played to mid-on

13.5

Syed Rasel to How, FOUR, on the leg stupm, played over mid-on

13.6

Syed Rasel to How, 2 runs, flicks to fine leg, for a couple

End of over 14 (8 runs) New Zealand 49/2
JM How    30* (28b 6x4)      Syed Rasel    7-0-25-1
LRPL Taylor    10* (24b 1x4)     

14.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, driven straight back, diving stop by Razzak cuts off a certain boundary

14.2

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, FOUR, full on the pads and Taylor clips it over the man at midwicket - no stopping that

14.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, defended down on the off side

14.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, short delivery on the pads but Taylor misses out this time

14.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, punched down to mid-on and they scamper through for a single. Shy at the bowler's end fails to hit the target

14.6

Abdur Razzak to How, 1 run, worked away to deep midwicket

End of over 15 (6 runs) New Zealand 55/2
JM How    31* (29b 6x4)      Abdur Razzak    2-0-8-0
LRPL Taylor    15* (29b 2x4)     

15.1

Syed Rasel to How, no run, short delivery on the middle and off stump line. How stands tall and defends it back to the bowler

15.2

Syed Rasel to How, 2 runs, driven past the fielder at mid-on and they come back for the second, thow comes in at the bowler's end and the bails are whipped off, a close call and How gets the benefit of doubt.

15.3

Syed Rasel to How, no run, pushed back to the bowler

15.4

Syed Rasel to How, 1 run, forced away towards cover and a mis-field allows the batsmen to cross over

15.5

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run

15.6

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, driven down to long-on for a single

Drinks called for Match State: Drinks

End of over 16 (4 runs) New Zealand 59/2
LRPL Taylor    16* (31b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    8-0-29-1
JM How    34* (33b 6x4)     

16.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, defended down on the off side

16.2

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, SIX, Max! in the slot and Taylor dispatches it over the long-on fence, clean hit

16.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, defended back to the bowler

16.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, driven wide of the cover fielder

16.5

Abdur Razzak to How, no run, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on, Taylor had to dive back in as the alert fielder went for the stumps seeing Taylor backing-up

16.6

Abdur Razzak to How, FOUR, fuller length delivery and this time its How who clears the fielder at mid-on

End of over 17 (11 runs) New Zealand 70/2
JM How    38* (35b 7x4)      Abdur Razzak    3-0-19-0
LRPL Taylor    23* (35b 2x4 1x6)     

17.1

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover

17.2

Syed Rasel to How, no run

17.3

Syed Rasel to How, 1 run

End of over 18 (2 runs) New Zealand 72/2
JM How    39* (37b 7x4)      Syed Rasel    8.3-0-31-1
    

18.1

Abdur Razzak to How, no run

18.2

Abdur Razzak to How, no run

18.3

Abdur Razzak to How, 3 runs

18.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run

18.5

Abdur Razzak to How, no run

18.6

Abdur Razzak to How, 2 runs, driven past the man at midwicket

End of over 19 (11 runs) New Zealand 81/2
JM How    45* (43b 7x4)      Abdur Razzak    4-0-25-0
LRPL Taylor    26* (39b 2x4 1x6)     

19.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, defended back to the bowler

19.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, driven firmly to the cover fielder

19.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven wide of mid-on

19.4

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, defended to covers

19.5

Shakib Al Hasan to How, FOUR, bit of width offered outside the off stump and How glides it through the vacant slip area

19.6

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, close the off stump line, defended back to the bowler

End of over 20 (6 runs) New Zealand 87/2
JM How    49* (46b 8x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    1-0-5-0
LRPL Taylor    28* (42b 2x4 1x6)     

20.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, punched wide of the cover fielder

20.2

Abdur Razzak to How, no run, makes room and cuts hard but fails to get it past the fielder at point

20.3

Abdur Razzak to How, no run

20.4

Abdur Razzak to How, no run, defended back to the bowler

20.5

Abdur Razzak to How, no run, goes for the sweep and gets beaten

20.6

Abdur Razzak to How, no run, once again How tries to sweep from outside the off stump but fails to make contact

End of over 21 (1 run) New Zealand 88/2
JM How    49* (51b 8x4)      Abdur Razzak    5-0-26-0
LRPL Taylor    29* (43b 2x4 1x6)     

21.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, punched down to long-on

21.2

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, sharp turn and How is beaten

21.3

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, defended down on the pitch

21.4

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, played away on the leg side

21.5

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 1 run, that's his fifty! bit short and How cuts it away off the back-foot to sweeper cover

21.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, runs away off the edge to backward point

End of over 22 (3 runs) New Zealand 91/2
LRPL Taylor    31* (45b 2x4 1x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    2-0-8-0
JM How    50* (55b 8x4)     

22.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, cut away to deep cover for an easy single

22.2

Abdur Razzak to How, no run, defended down towards point

22.3

Abdur Razzak to How, 1 run, short in length and that's played down to mid-off

22.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, driven in the air and past the diving bowler to long-on for a single

22.5

Abdur Razzak to How, FOUR, shot! tossed up delivery, How comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the delivery and and lofts it over extra cover - perfect

22.6

Abdur Razzak to How, 1 run, swept away behind square on the leg side

Naeem Islam into the attack now

End of over 23 (8 runs) New Zealand 99/2
JM How    56* (59b 9x4)      Abdur Razzak    6-0-34-0
LRPL Taylor    33* (47b 2x4 1x6)     

23.1

Naeem Islam to How, 1 run, starts off with a fulltoss, How gets behind it and drives it down to long-on

23.2

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run, another fulltoss and Taylor ends up hitting it back to the bowler

23.3

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run, worked away towards midwicket

23.4

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run

23.5

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run

23.6

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 2 runs, fuller length delivery, driven wide of the fielder at cover

End of over 24 (3 runs) New Zealand 102/2
LRPL Taylor    35* (52b 2x4 1x6)      Naeem Islam    1-0-3-0
JM How    57* (60b 9x4)     

24.1

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 1 run

24.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run

24.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run

24.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run

24.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven wide of mid-on

24.6

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 1 run, puched wide of cover

End of over 25 (6 runs) New Zealand 105/2
JM How    59* (62b 9x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    3-0-11-0
LRPL Taylor    36* (56b 2x4 1x6)     

25.1

Naeem Islam to How, no run, worked away straight to the man at mdiwicket

25.2

Naeem Islam to How, 1 run, on the pads, played to deep midwicket

25.3

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run

25.4

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run, defended back to the bowler

25.5

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run

25.6

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 2 runs, comes down the track and drives it wide of the fielder at mid-on

End of over 26 (3 runs) New Zealand 108/2
LRPL Taylor    38* (60b 2x4 1x6)      Naeem Islam    2-0-6-0
JM How    60* (64b 9x4)     

26.1

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run

26.2

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 1 run, comes down and wid eof mid-on

26.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run

26.4

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, goes for the sweep but fails to make contact

26.5

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 1 run, played wide of the fielder at point

26.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, defended back to the bowler

End of over 27 (3 runs) New Zealand 111/2
LRPL Taylor    39* (62b 2x4 1x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    4-0-14-0
JM How    62* (68b 9x4)     

27.1

Naeem Islam to How, no run, pushed to midwicket

27.2

Naeem Islam to How, no run

27.3

Naeem Islam to How, no run, tries to sweep one from outside off but makes no contact

27.4

Naeem Islam to How, no run, punched away towards cover, no room for a single there

27.5

Naeem Islam to How, 1 run, fuller length, driven to mid-on

27.6

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run

End of over 28 (2 runs) New Zealand 113/2
LRPL Taylor    40* (63b 2x4 1x6)      Naeem Islam    3-0-8-0
JM How    63* (73b 9x4)     

28.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, defended back to the bowler

28.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, swept away through square leg

28.3

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, pushed away towards cover, fielder moves in quickly and cuts off the single

28.4

Shakib Al Hasan to How, FOUR, makes room and drives hard, ball clips the outside edge and runs down to the third man region

28.5

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 2 runs, swept away to fine leg

28.6

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, defended to point

End of over 29 (7 runs) New Zealand 120/2
JM How    69* (77b 10x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    5-0-21-0
LRPL Taylor    41* (65b 2x4 1x6)     

29.1

Naeem Islam to Taylor, SIX, take that! tossed up, Taylor gets to the pitch of the delivery and hammers it right back over the bowler's head

29.2

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run, hit staright to the fielder at midwicket

29.3

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run

29.4

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 wide

29.4

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 leg bye, off the pads to short fine leg

29.5

Naeem Islam to How, 1 run

29.6

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run, pushed wide of the fielder at mid-on

End of over 30 (10 runs) New Zealand 130/2
LRPL Taylor    48* (70b 2x4 2x6)      Naeem Islam    4-0-17-0
JM How    70* (78b 10x4)     

30.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, beaten outside the off stump

30.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, pushed to covers

30.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 2 runs, pushed to covers and a tight single is called for, fielder hits the bowler's end stumps and they scamper through for an overthrow - third umpire says not out

30.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, played down to long-on for an easy single

30.5

Shakib Al Hasan to How, no run, defended back to the bowler

30.6

Shakib Al Hasan to How, 2 runs, uses hit feet to get to the pitch of the delivery and drives it firmly to deep cover for a brace

End of over 31 (5 runs) New Zealand 135/2
JM How    72* (80b 10x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    6-0-26-0
LRPL Taylor    51* (74b 2x4 2x6)     

31.1

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run, played to the deep midwicket fielder on the bounce

31.2

Naeem Islam to How, no run

31.3

Naeem Islam to How, 1 run, makes room and hits over extra cover

31.4

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run, runs it back to the bowler

31.5

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run, driven down to long-on

31.6

Naeem Islam to How, OUT, plumb! bit of turn there, How goes on the back-foot and is beaten by the lack of bounce - ball hits the pad right in the front of the stumps. End of a fine innings

JM How lbw b Naeem Islam 73 (114m 82b 10x4 0x6) SR: 89.02

Scott Styris is the next man in

End of over 32 (3 runs) New Zealand 138/3
     Naeem Islam    5-0-20-1
LRPL Taylor    53* (77b 2x4 2x6)     

32.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, cuts to deep cover

32.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, left alone outside the off stump

32.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, defended straight to point

32.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, once again pushed away square on the off side

32.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, 1 run, driven away to deep cover, easy single to get off the mark

32.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, bit of extra bounce and Taylor tamely plays it away towards cover

End of over 33 (2 runs) New Zealand 140/3
LRPL Taylor    54* (79b 2x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    7-0-28-0
SB Styris    1* (4b)     

33.1

Naeem Islam to Styris, 1 run, flicks one from the off stump to the square leg region

33.2

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run, fuller length ball, driven to long-off

33.3

Naeem Islam to Styris, no run, goes for the sweep but misses the target by a long way

33.4

Naeem Islam to Styris, 1 run

33.5

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run, worked away through square leg

33.6

Naeem Islam to Styris, 2 runs, punched away past the fielder at point

End of over 34 (6 runs) New Zealand 146/3
SB Styris    5* (8b)      Naeem Islam    6-0-26-1
LRPL Taylor    56* (81b 2x4 2x6)     

34.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, cut away off the back-foot to deep cover

34.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, another one keeps low, Styris watchfully plays it away towards point

34.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, FOUR, bit of width offered outside the off stump, Styris rocks back and cuts it away to the backward point fence

34.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, pushed back to the bowler

34.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, no run, turning in and Styris is hit on the pad, loud appeal for lbw turned down. Probably missing leg

34.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, 1 run, taps it wide of the fielder at cover

Match State: Drinks New Zealand opt for Power Play 3 - not a bad call

End of over 35 (6 runs) New Zealand 152/3
SB Styris    10* (13b 1x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    8-0-34-0
LRPL Taylor    57* (82b 2x4 2x6)     

35.1

Naeem Islam to Styris, no run, worked away staright to the man at midwicket

35.2

Naeem Islam to Styris, 1 run, flicks it away through square leg

35.3

Naeem Islam to Taylor, SIX, moves away towards off and clips one over the midwicket fence

35.4

Naeem Islam to Taylor, FOUR, fulltoss on the hips and Taylor flays it away to the backward square leg fence

35.5

Naeem Islam to Taylor, no run

35.6

Naeem Islam to Taylor, 1 run, driven down to long-on

End of over 36 (12 runs) New Zealand 164/3
LRPL Taylor    68* (86b 3x4 3x6)      Naeem Islam    7-0-38-1
SB Styris    11* (15b 1x4)     

36.1

Syed Rasel to Taylor, FOUR, horrible line to start off with - short and wide outside the off stump, Taylor sways back and slices it away to the backward point fence

36.2

Syed Rasel to Taylor, no run, full and drifting down the leg side, Taylor misses out and the ball rolls away off the pad

36.3

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, pitched up outside the off stump and Taylor drives it down to long-off, just a single

36.4

Syed Rasel to Styris, no run, driven hard but staright to the man at cover

36.5

Syed Rasel to Styris, 1 run, slow yorker, Styris picks it up late but does well to dig it out

36.6

Syed Rasel to Taylor, 1 run, worked away into the gap between mid-on and midwicket

End of over 37 (7 runs) New Zealand 171/3
LRPL Taylor    74* (90b 4x4 3x6)      Syed Rasel    10-0-40-1
SB Styris    12* (17b 1x4)     

37.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, tight line and length, Taylor ends up pushing it back to the bowler

37.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, makes room and cuts away behind point for a single

37.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Styris, OUT, tossed up and turning in, bit fuller - Styris goes for the sweep but miserably fails to make contact and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps.

SB Styris lbw b Shakib Al Hasan 12 (24m 18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Oram is the next batsman

37.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 1 run, turned away on the leg side for a single

37.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run

37.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, nudged away in front of point and a quick single is taken

Shahadat Hossain into the attack now

End of over 38 (3 runs) New Zealand 174/4
LRPL Taylor    76* (95b 4x4 3x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    9-0-37-1
JDP Oram    1* (1b)     

38.1

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, no run, beaten outside the off stump

38.2

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, no run, fuller lenght delivery outside the off stump, another swing and a miss

38.3

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, swung away to deep midwicket

38.4

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, no run, short delivery on the middle and off stump line, bit of angle on it and Oram sways away

38.5

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, no run, swing and miss outside the off stump

38.6

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, 1 wide, waywarde delivery down the leg side, probably the slower one gone wrong

38.6

Shahadat Hossain to Oram, no run, fuller length delivery on the leg stump line, Oram finds the man inside the circle on the leg side

End of over 39 (2 runs) New Zealand 176/4
JDP Oram    1* (4b)      Shahadat Hossain    1-0-2-0
LRPL Taylor    77* (98b 4x4 3x6)     

39.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven to deep cover

39.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, 2 runs, taps it away off the pad, two easy runs

39.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Oram, OUT, Oram's uneasy stay at the wicket comes to a tame end. Swings at one on middle and leg and the ball flies off the edge to deep square leg. Tamim moves across quickly and makes no mistaken

JDP Oram c Tamim Iqbal b Shakib Al Hasan 3 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Flynn walks in

39.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, inside edge down to square leg

39.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Flynn, no run, forced away to mid-on and Flynn calls for the single, Taylor is not interested

39.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Flynn, no run, short ball outside the off stump, Flynn cuts but misses

End of over 40 (4 runs) New Zealand 180/5
DR Flynn    0* (2b)      Shakib Al Hasan    10-0-41-2
LRPL Taylor    79* (100b 4x4 3x6)     

40.1

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, 1 wide, down leg side

40.1

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, cut away off the back-foot to deep cover

40.2

Shahadat Hossain to Flynn, 1 run

40.3

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, no run, mistimed shot to point

40.4

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, 1 run, fulltoss on the pads, had four written all over it but Taylor just about manages to tap it away towards square leg

40.5

Shahadat Hossain to Flynn, 1 leg bye, off the pad to square leg, Flynn was looking to sweep it away

40.6

Shahadat Hossain to Taylor, SIX, full and drifting down leg, Taylor waits for the ball and efortlessly flicks it away over the backward square leg fence

Good shot to end the over - 11 runs coming off it

End of over 41 (11 runs) New Zealand 191/5
LRPL Taylor    87* (104b 4x4 4x6)      Shahadat Hossain    2-0-12-0
DR Flynn    1* (4b)     

41.1

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run, short ball, pulled away straight to the fielder at midwicket

41.2

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run, similar shot, similar result

41.3

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, 1 run, nudged down to short fine leg, single gets Taylor back on strike. He is just 13 runs away from what could be his 3rd ODI hundred

41.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, taps it away to short third man, easy single

41.5

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run, bit of width offered outside the off stump but Flynn fails to make contact with the cut shot

41.6

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, 1 run, worked away off the pads to deep square leg

Looks like Mortaza will finish his quota from one end. Eight overs to go and he has four left

End of over 42 (3 runs) New Zealand 194/5
DR Flynn    3* (9b)      Abdur Razzak    7-0-38-0
LRPL Taylor    88* (105b 4x4 4x6)     

42.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, no run, short delivery, defended to cover

42.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, 1 run, driven back past the bowler to long-off

42.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 1 run, fulltoss and Taylor hits it firmly to the fielder at cover

42.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Flynn, 1 run, driven away to deep cover, agian just a single

42.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 2 runs, another fulltoss, this time on the pads and Taylor gets it away to deep midwicket

42.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 1 run, and again! this time the fulltoss is on the off stump line. Taylor pays across the line and gets it past the fielder at midwicket

End of over 43 (6 runs) New Zealand 200/5
LRPL Taylor    92* (108b 4x4 4x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    7-2-28-1
DR Flynn    5* (12b)     

43.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, turned away behind square on the leg side

43.2

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, no run, quicker delivery, defended back to the bowler

43.3

Abdur Razzak to Flynn, OUT, on the middle and off stump line, Flynn goes for the reverse sweep and ends up with a top edge, Naeem Islam moves across and takes a simple catch. That is the end of that

DR Flynn c Naeem Islam b Abdur Razzak 5 (14m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.71

Vettori in

43.4

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, 1 run, smashed away to deep midwicket

43.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, quicker delivery and this one keeps low, goes past the outside edge to the keeper

43.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, FOUR, Razzak pulls this one back - opens up enough width and Taylor cuts it away through point

That boundary takes Taylor to 97

End of over 44 (6 runs) New Zealand 206/6
LRPL Taylor    97* (111b 5x4 4x6)      Abdur Razzak    8-0-44-1
DL Vettori    1* (1b)     

44.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Vettor blocks it back to the bowler

44.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, no run, well disguised slower delivery, Vettori pushes at it and the edge is taken but the ball falls short of the keeper

44.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, 1 run, pitched up and driven down to long-on

44.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, no run, short delivery, defended on the back-foot

44.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 1 run, played with soft hands to the cover region

44.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, 1 run, slower delivery on the leg stump line, Vettori drives it down to mid-on

End of over 45 (3 runs) New Zealand 209/6
DL Vettori    3* (5b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    8-2-31-1
LRPL Taylor    98* (113b 5x4 4x6)     

45.1

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, no run, played away towards midwicket, fails to get it past the fielder there

45.2

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, 1 run, worked away off the pads to deep midwicket

45.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, watchfully driven to deep cover and the single takes him to 99.

45.4

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, 1 run, tries to work it away on the leg side and ends up with a leading edge to point

45.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, defended to cover

45.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, full length delivery outside the off stump, Taylor pushes at it and the ball goes through to the keeper

End of over 46 (3 runs) New Zealand 212/6
LRPL Taylor    99* (116b 5x4 4x6)      Abdur Razzak    9-0-47-1
DL Vettori    5* (8b)     

46.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, no run, pushed to point, calls for a single but Taylor is not interested in getting run out on 99

46.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, 2 runs, plays it in the air to long-off

46.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, 1 run, chipped into the gap between square leg and midwicket

46.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 2 runs, there it is! on the middle and leg stump line, Taylor moves across and clips it away to deep midwicket.

That's his 3rd ODI hundred and first against Bangladesh

46.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, 2 runs, played down to long-off, Vettori takes on the man in the deep and gets back for the second run

46.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Taylor, OUT, fultoss does the trick - Taylor tries to swing it away on the leg side and ends up with a top edge, Rahim nicely settles under it

LRPL Taylor c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Mashrafe Mortaza 103 (174m 119b 5x4 4x6) SR: 86.55

Three overs to go - Mills is the new man in At one stage New Zealand were all set to cross the 250 mark comfortably, now they need 31 runs in three overs to get there

End of over 47 (7 runs) New Zealand 219/7
     Mashrafe Mortaza    9-2-38-2
DL Vettori    8* (11b)     

47.1

Abdur Razzak to Vettori, 1 run, played away to deep midwicket

47.2

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

47.3

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run, goes for the sweep and gets hit on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down

47.4

Abdur Razzak to Mills, FOUR, drifting down the leg side and Mills helps it down to the fine leg fence

47.5

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

47.6

Abdur Razzak to Mills, no run

Naeem Islam to bowl the penultimate over of the innings

End of over 48 (5 runs) New Zealand 224/7
KD Mills    4* (5b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    10-0-52-1
DL Vettori    9* (12b)     

48.1

Naeem Islam to Vettori, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it down to long-on

48.2

Naeem Islam to Mills, SIX, full and in the slot, Mills just hammers it right back over the bowler's head

48.3

Naeem Islam to Mills, 2 runs, fulltoss and that's played down to long-off, fumble in the deep gives away an extra run

48.4

Naeem Islam to Mills, 1 run, edged away to square leg

48.5

Naeem Islam to Vettori, 1 leg bye

48.6

Naeem Islam to Mills, 1 run, hit away to deep midwicket

End of over 49 (12 runs) New Zealand 236/7
KD Mills    14* (9b 1x4 1x6)      Naeem Islam    8-0-49-1
DL Vettori    10* (14b)     

49.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mills, 2 runs, played away wide of the fielder at long-off

49.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mills, 1 run, full on the pads, driven straight back past the bowler. Just a single

49.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, 1 leg bye, makes room to work the ball away to fine leg but fails to make contact

49.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mills, 1 run, played wide of the cover fielder, just a single

49.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, SIX, slog sweeps one from outside the off stump to the midwicket fence

49.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Vettori, 2 runs, fulltoss outside off, driven through point

So Bangladesh have been set a target of 250, we will be back in 40 mts - do join us then Match State: Innings Break Welcome back. Play about to start

End of over 50 (13 runs) New Zealand 249/7
DL Vettori    18* (17b 1x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    10-2-50-2
KD Mills    18* (12b 1x4 1x6)     
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Bangladesh v New Zealand at Chittagong - Oct 14, 2008
New Zealand won by 79 runs
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Oct 14, 2008

New Zealand players pose with the trophy, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Chittagong, October 14, 2008

New Zealand players pose with the trophy

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Oct 14, 2008

New Zealand celebrate their series win, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Chittagong, October 14, 2008

New Zealand celebrate their series win

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