New Zealand tour of Bangladesh, 2008/09 / Commentary

New Zealand in Bangladesh Test Series - 1st Test

Bangladesh v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 3 wickets

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

32.3

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, mistimes the drive to mid-on.

32.4

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends in front of him.

32.5

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, goes back and defends to the off side.

32.6

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played to cover.

Bangladesh 34/2   Mohammad Ashraful 0* (4b)

34.1

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pushes in the gap at cover for a single and gets off the mark.

34.5

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, dabbed to point.

34.6

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played into covers on the drive.

Bangladesh 38/2   Mohammad Ashraful 1* (7b)

36.1

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, tries to drive and gets an inside edge onto the pads.

36.2

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, driven to mid-off.

36.3

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to the off side.

36.4

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, looks to defend and gets hit on the pad, appeal turned down.

36.5

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to the off side.

36.6

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, moves back and dcuts on the bounce to backward-point.

Bangladesh 38/2   Mohammad Ashraful 1* (13b)

38.1

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, dabbed to point.

38.2

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, a touch short, once again played to point.

38.3

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to mid-off.

38.4

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended once again.

38.5

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, left alone.

38.6

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, thick inside edge past the man under the helmet.

Bangladesh 39/2   Mohammad Ashraful 2* (19b)

39.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fuller and hit on the pad outside the off stump.

39.2

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to short cover.

39.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, plays across the pads to midwicket.

39.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, a little wider and left alone.

39.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside edge along the ground to gully.

39.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends the good length delivery to short cover.

Bangladesh 39/2   Mohammad Ashraful 2* (25b)

40.2

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to the onside.

40.3

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, once again defended to the onside.

40.4

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, flat and short, played to point.

40.5

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played firmly to the off side.

40.6

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to the man at short leg.

Bangladesh 40/2   Mohammad Ashraful 2* (30b)

41.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, full on the leg stump, played to short midwicket.

Bangladesh 41/3   Mohammad Ashraful 2* (31b)

42.3

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends back to the bowler.

42.4

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, left alone.

42.5

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, once again left alone.

42.6

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, full ball drifts in from outside the off stump and strikes Ashraful on the pad as he looks to defend, loud appeal and umpire Harper raises his finger. Vettori picks up his second wicket and Bangladesh are four down for 44.

Mohammad Ashraful lbw b Vettori 2 (39m 35b 0x4 0x6) SR: 5.71

Bangladesh 44/4   Mohammad Ashraful 2 (34b)
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Series Results
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Dhaka - Oct 25-29, 2008
Match drawn
Bangladesh v New Zealand at Chittagong - Oct 17-21, 2008
New Zealand won by 3 wickets
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Photos

Oct 21, 2008

Daniel Vettori poses with the Man-of-the-Match cheque, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day, October 21, 2008

Daniel Vettori poses with the Man-of-the-Match cheque

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Oct 21, 2008

Both sets of players exchange handshakes after the match, Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day, October 21, 2008

Both sets of players exchange handshakes after the match

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