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

10.1

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, plays and misses at full length, loud appeal for caught behind turned down.

10.2

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone.

10.3

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, edges on the bounce to third slip.

10.4

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, once again edges on the bounce to third slip.

10.5

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, plays inside the line and lets it go.

10.6

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, wider delivery, left alone.

Bangladesh 3/1   JDP Oram 1-1-0-0

12.1

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turned off his legs past the umpire at square leg.

12.2

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, plays and misses.

12.3

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone this time.

12.4

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, defends along to the bowlers left.

12.5

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, defends the full ball to mid-on.

12.6

Oram to Rajin Saleh, 3 runs, drives well this time past the stumps and between the bowler and mid-on to the deep.

Bangladesh 8/1   JDP Oram 2-1-4-0

14.1

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, loud appeal for lbw turned down as the ball kept lower than expected, the ball actually hits the arm.

14.2

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, short delivery bit wide, left alone.

14.3

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, once a gain no shot offered.

14.4

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, similar delviery, left alone.

14.5

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, nearly ducks into the short delivery, does not look comfortable.

14.6

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, defends on the track.

Bangladesh 13/1   JDP Oram 3-2-4-0

16.1

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

16.2

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

16.3

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, comes in a little from outside the off stump, played to cover.

16.4

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, bouncer, ducks under it.

16.5

Oram to Rajin Saleh, 3 runs, full on the stumps, pushed through the covers on the front foot.

16.6

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short ball defended down in front of him.

Bangladesh 16/1   JDP Oram 4-2-7-0

18.1

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, played to midwicket.

18.2

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, lets the ball go through to McCullum.

18.3

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, fuller delivery played to mid-on.

18.4

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

18.5

Oram to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone, not much bounce.

18.6

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

Bangladesh 17/1   JDP Oram 5-3-7-0

49.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, plays at the delivery close to the off stump.

49.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short and cut hard on the bounce to gully.

49.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends on the front foot to short cover.

49.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, hit firmly off the front foot to mid-off.

49.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slower ball defended to short cover.

49.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, played to the off side.

Bangladesh 71/4   JDP Oram 6-4-7-0

51.1

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

51.2

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, short and dabbed to short cover.

51.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

51.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, driven to short cover.

51.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defended to midwicket.

51.6

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, good length delivery defended back to the bowler.

Bangladesh 72/4   JDP Oram 7-5-7-0

53.1

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, played to short cover.

53.2

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, shorter and Mehrab Hossain defends back to the bowler.

53.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, driven to mid-on.

53.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, short slow bouncer, ducks under it.

53.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, fuller on the off stump, defends back to the bowler.

53.6

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends to mid-on.

Bangladesh 72/4   JDP Oram 8-6-7-0

55.1

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends to mid-off.

55.2

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, turned off his pads to square leg.

55.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends a fuller delivery to cover.

55.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, plays of the face off the bat to point.

55.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends to midwicket.

55.6

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

Bangladesh 76/4   JDP Oram 9-7-7-0

57.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short ball turned to square leg.

57.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, good length delivery driven to mid-on.

57.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slower and fuller, left alone.

57.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

57.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, goes back and defends to cover.

57.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, yorker dug out back to the bowler.

Bangladesh 77/4   JDP Oram 10-8-7-0

63.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, dabs the ball down to gully.

63.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, fuller and wider, goes for the big drive and gets beaten.

63.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, good line and length, defended to cover.

63.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defended to the off side.

63.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to mid-off.

63.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, good length on middle and leg, defended to mid-on.

Bangladesh 101/4   JDP Oram 11-9-7-0

65.1

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defended to cover.

65.2

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, left alone outside the off stump as the ball moves away.

65.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, pushed firmly into covers.

65.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, dabbed to the off side.

65.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, bouncer, ducks under it.

65.6

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, swings into the pads, gets an inside edge behind square leg.

Bangladesh 103/4   JDP Oram 12-9-8-0

67.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short of a length delivery dabbed to cover off the back foot.

67.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, fulller delivery defended to cover.

67.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, yorker dug out.

67.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, another yorker, dug out to mid-on.

67.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, good length delivery left alone to the keeper.

67.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, left alone.

Bangladesh 105/4   JDP Oram 13-10-8-0

69.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short of a length, defended to point.

69.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicked down to fine leg.

69.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, good length delivery keeps a bit low, comes down quickly on it.

69.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, fuller length delivery defended to cover.

69.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, yorker dug out to midwicket.

69.6

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, low full toss played to mid-off.

Bangladesh 110/4   JDP Oram 14-10-9-0

71.1

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, well up and keeps low, defends to mid-on.

71.2

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

71.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, defends again to the straighter of the second short cover.

71.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 leg bye, off the pad as he tries to glance.

71.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slower delivery played to mid-off.

71.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, yorker dug out to cover.

Bangladesh 113/4   JDP Oram 15-11-9-0

104.1

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, defends a gentle loosener to cover.

104.2

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, defends to point.

104.3

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, comes forward and gets beaten.

104.4

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, defends to short cover.

104.5

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, defends to point.

104.6

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, punches the ball off the back foot to short cover.

Bangladesh 215/5   JDP Oram 16-12-9-0

106.1

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, defends to the off side.

106.2

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, ducks under the short delivery which goes over the stumps.

106.3

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, slower delivery defended back to the bowler.

106.4

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, angles the ball in, forces off the back foot to point.

106.5

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

106.6

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, turns to midwicket, looking for a quick single, sent back.

Bangladesh 215/5   JDP Oram 17-13-9-0

108.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to cover.

108.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, walks forward and plays to mid-off.

108.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to mid-on.

108.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends down the track.

108.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defended to the off side.

108.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, left alone.

Bangladesh 216/5   JDP Oram 18-14-9-0

110.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to cover.

110.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, left alone.

110.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, slower delivery which jumps up on the batsman, who defends well.

110.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, width and Rahim takes full advantage of it and drives square of the wicket on the off side to the fence.

110.5

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to the off side.

110.6

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, dug in short but wide, left alone.

Bangladesh 224/5   JDP Oram 19-14-13-0

112.1

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, tempted to play at the delivery but then pulls the bat inside the line and lets the ball go through to McCullum.

112.2

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, bit wider, left alone.

112.3

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends to mid-on.

112.4

Oram to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, glances down to fine leg.

112.5

Oram to Naeem Islam, no run, full delivery driven to mid-on.

112.6

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

Bangladesh 225/5   JDP Oram 20-14-14-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
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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