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

17.1

Patel to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, turned behind square leg.

17.2

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, played back to the bowler.

17.3

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, left alone.

17.4

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, tapped to the fielder in helmet.

17.5

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, pushed back to the bowler.

17.6

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, tossed up delivery pushed to cover.

Bangladesh 17/1   JS Patel 1-0-1-0

19.1

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, spins away, left alone.

19.2

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, back of a length delivery, played back to the bowler.

19.3

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, spins away, left alone.

19.4

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the stumps, defended.

19.5

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, dropped! Trys to lap it around, gets a top-edge and Redmond at short leg drops it as it was above his head.

19.6

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defended.

Bangladesh 17/1   JS Patel 2-1-1-0

21.1

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside edge drops short of slip.

21.2

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, 3 runs, pushes and gets the outside edge past slip to thirdman.

21.3

Patel to Rajin Saleh, 3 runs, full and wide played down through gully.

21.4

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, driven to short cover.

21.5

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, left alone.

21.6

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends onto the pitch.

Bangladesh 29/1   JS Patel 3-1-7-0

23.1

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, left alone.

23.2

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, full ball played to cover.

23.3

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, turned to short leg.

23.4

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, quicker delivery left alone.

23.5

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller delivery played down to mid-off.

23.6

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, driven, on the bounce to short cover.

Bangladesh 29/1   JS Patel 4-2-7-0

25.1

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, closer to the off stump and Tamim lets the ball go.

25.2

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends back to the bowler.

25.3

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends to short cover.

25.4

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, left alone.

25.5

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends to short cover.

25.6

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends the full ball down the wicket.

Bangladesh 29/1   JS Patel 5-3-7-0

27.1

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short and defended.

27.2

Patel to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turned off his pads behind square leg.

27.3

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, played to point.

27.4

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, plays firmly off the back foot to cover.

27.5

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, cut to backward-point.

27.6

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, defends onto the track.

Bangladesh 30/1   JS Patel 6-3-8-0

29.1

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, moves back and plays to cover.

29.2

Patel to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, gets the outside edge past backward point.

29.3

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, defends in front of him.

29.4

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

29.5

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, shorter and quicker, defended off the back foot to the off side.

29.6

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, turning in, defends.

Bangladesh 34/1   JS Patel 7-3-10-0

31.1

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run

31.2

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, played back to the bowler.

31.3

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, goes back and defends to the off side.

31.4

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushes to point and looking for the single, sent back.

31.5

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, big attempt at a drive and gets beaten.

31.6

Patel to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone.

Bangladesh 34/1   JS Patel 8-4-10-0

43.1

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends as the ball drifts in.

43.2

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, down on one leg and sweeps behind square leg.

43.3

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 3 runs, short and cut through point, diving stop by Oram on the boundary.

43.4

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends down on the track.

43.5

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slides off the bat to gully.

43.6

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to point.

Bangladesh 51/4   JS Patel 9-4-17-0

45.1

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends to short midwicket.

45.2

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, fuller on the legs, turned to deep-square leg.

45.3

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, drives to mid-off.

45.4

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, full and wide, pushed to point.

45.5

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, uses his feet and meets the ball on the full and drives through extra-cover to the fence.

45.6

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends on the pitch.

Bangladesh 60/4   JS Patel 10-4-23-0

47.1

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, another good hit, plays it back past the bowler to long on fence.

47.2

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defended.

47.3

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, once again defended.

47.4

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, drives firmly to mid-off.

47.5

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to short cover.

47.6

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends back to the bowler.

Bangladesh 71/4   JS Patel 11-4-27-0

60.1

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, down the track and hits it over extra-cover to the fence.

60.2

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, another good shot, short and wide outside the off stump, cut past backward-point.

60.3

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defended to the off side.

60.4

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends back to the bowler.

60.5

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, third boundary in the over, down the track and hits it in the air past mid-off, who dives and fails to stop the ball, races to the fence.

60.6

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defended on the track.

Bangladesh 93/4   JS Patel 12-4-39-0

62.1

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, pushes in the gap to cover.

62.2

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, plays firmly down to mid-on.

62.3

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short and turning into Rahim, who turns it behind square leg.

62.4

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends to cover.

62.5

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, once again defended to cover.

62.6

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 2 runs, cuts the short ball off the back foot behind point to the deep, good save on the boundary by Redmond. Bangladesh reach 100.

Bangladesh 101/4   JS Patel 13-4-43-0

73.1

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends on the front foot to the bowler.

73.2

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends off the backfoot.

73.3

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, uses his feet and defends.

73.4

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, spins in, defends.

73.5

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends off the back foot.

73.6

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, tossed up wide, cut off the back foot to backward-point.

Bangladesh 113/4   JS Patel 14-5-43-0

75.1

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, squirts off bat and pad to point.

75.2

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends.

75.3

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, down the track and hits firmly to mid-on.

75.4

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, down the leg side, paddles it fine to the fence.

75.5

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, dabs to point.

75.6

Patel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, tries to paddle again but gets hit on the pad.

Bangladesh 120/4   JS Patel 15-5-47-0

77.1

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX, out of the blue, down on one knee and slog sweeps over wide long on for maximum.

77.2

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, played firmly to cover.

77.3

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defended back to the bowler.

77.4

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defended to point.

77.5

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends down to mid-on.

77.6

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, drops the ball onto the pitch.

Bangladesh 131/4   JS Patel 16-5-53-0

93.1

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, spins in and keeps low.

93.2

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, flighted delivery hit through midwicket.

93.3

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends.

93.4

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, turns it off his pads to leg gully.

93.5

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, full and outside the off stump, drives it square through cover-point.

93.6

Patel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends the final ball of the day.

Bangladesh 183/4   JS Patel 17-5-59-0

114.1

Patel to Naeem Islam, no run, defends.

114.2

Patel to Naeem Islam, no run, defends on the track.

114.3

Patel to Naeem Islam, OUT, Patel strikes immediately, stumped! Goes down the wicket to a flighted delivery and gets beaten, McCullum behind the stumps does the rest.

Naeem Islam st †McCullum b Patel 14 (72m 46b 2x4 0x6) SR: 30.43

114.4

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

114.5

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, cuts to backward-point.

114.6

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, full delivery and Shakib is the on the back foot, almost bowled him.

Bangladesh 229/6   JS Patel 18-6-59-1

116.1

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, round the wicket and Shakib lets the turning ball go.

116.2

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, goes back and defends.

116.3

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played to the man under the helmet.

116.4

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short and width given, cuts square of the wicket through point to the fence.

116.5

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, defends to cover.

116.6

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitched outside the leg stump turned to short fine leg.

Bangladesh 233/8   JS Patel 19-6-63-1

118.1

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, turns from outside the leg stump and allows to hit the pad.

118.2

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, defends back to the bowler.

118.3

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, defends to the off side.

118.4

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, defends once again.

118.5

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, comes forward and pushes to cover.

118.6

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, pushes to mid-off.

Bangladesh 236/8   JS Patel 20-7-63-1

120.1

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, plays back to the bowler.

120.2

Patel to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, taps the ball through point.

120.3

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, left alone.

120.4

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, plays back to the bowler.

120.5

Patel to Abdur Razzak, no run, tossed up delivery defended.

120.6

Patel to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, plays in the air driving through point.

Bangladesh 240/8   JS Patel 21-7-67-1

122.1

Patel to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, caught! Goes down the wicket and hits in the air to mid-on, Vettori falls forward taking the catch. The ball was dipping on him.

Shakib Al Hasan c Vettori b Patel 5 (29m 18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 27.77

Bangladesh 245/10   JS Patel 21.1-7-67-2
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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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