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

100.1

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, defended back to the bowler.

100.2

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, bouncer and Naeen ducks under it.

100.3

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler.

100.4

Mills to Naeem Islam, 5 runs, drops the ball with soft hands to the onside and takes off for a quick single, shy at the stumps misses and goes to the fence.

100.5

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, lets the ball go as it comes into Rahim.

100.6

Mills to Mushfiqur Rahim, 3 runs, full delivery, comes forward and drives through extra-cover.

End of over 101 (8 runs) Bangladesh 201/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    68* (167b 10x4 1x6)      KD Mills    18-7-42-0
Naeem Islam    5* (5b)     

101.1

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, good leave as the ball goes over the off stump.

101.2

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, on the leg stump and turned to fine leg.

101.3

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, no run, defends to cover.

101.4

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, 1 run, short ball turned to square leg.

101.5

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, 4 byes, slower delivery bounces in front of the keeper and to the fence.

101.6

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, left alone through to the keeper.

End of over 102 (6 runs) Bangladesh 207/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    69* (171b 10x4 1x6)      IE O'Brien    21-11-28-3
Naeem Islam    6* (7b)     

102.1

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, comes forward and looks to defend, strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump.

102.2

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, ducks under the bouncer.

102.3

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

102.4

Mills to Naeem Islam, FOUR, full toss on the pads and stroked nicely through square leg.

102.5

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, left alone.

102.6

Mills to Naeem Islam, no run, again left alone.

End of over 103 (4 runs) Bangladesh 211/5
Naeem Islam    10* (13b 1x4)      KD Mills    19-7-46-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    69* (171b 10x4 1x6)     

103.1

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short delivery, up on his toes and defends.

103.2

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, wide of the off stump, left alone.

103.3

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, again wider, left alone.

103.4

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, plays on the back foot to short cover.

103.5

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, full ball driven down to mid-on.

103.6

O'Brien to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, gets the edge and drops short of the slip and to the fence.

Change of bowling for the first time on day 2, Oram replaces Mills.

End of over 104 (4 runs) Bangladesh 215/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    73* (177b 11x4 1x6)      IE O'Brien    22-11-32-3
Naeem Islam    10* (13b 1x4)     

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.

Vettori replaces O'Brien.

End of over 105 (maiden) Bangladesh 215/5
Naeem Islam    10* (19b 1x4)      JDP Oram    16-12-9-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    73* (177b 11x4 1x6)     

105.1

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends on the back foot to bowler.

105.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, pushes at ball wide of the off stump to backward-point.

105.3

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

105.4

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends again to short cover.

105.5

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, shorter and flatter, defends to midwicket.

105.6

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, turns to midwicket in the air but falls short.

End of over 106 (maiden) Bangladesh 215/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    73* (183b 11x4 1x6)      DL Vettori    29-11-50-2
Naeem Islam    10* (19b 1x4)     

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.

End of over 107 (maiden) Bangladesh 215/5
Naeem Islam    10* (25b 1x4)      JDP Oram    17-13-9-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    73* (183b 11x4 1x6)     

107.1

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

107.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, plays to deep-mid on for a single.

107.3

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, played back to the bowler.

107.4

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, defends to the onside.

107.5

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, defends on the front foot.

107.6

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

Match State: Drinks

End of over 108 (1 run) Bangladesh 216/5
Naeem Islam    10* (29b 1x4)      DL Vettori    30-11-51-2
Mushfiqur Rahim    74* (185b 11x4 1x6)     

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.

O'Brien comes back.

End of over 109 (maiden) Bangladesh 216/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    74* (191b 11x4 1x6)      JDP Oram    18-14-9-0
Naeem Islam    10* (29b 1x4)     

109.1

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, no run, punches off the back foot to cover.

109.2

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, no run, ducks under the bouncer.

109.3

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, no run, looks to play to the onside, changes his mind at the last moment and plays to the off side.

109.4

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, no run, back and across plays to mid-on.

109.5

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, no run, ducks under a short ball that didn't rise very much.

109.6

O'Brien to Naeem Islam, FOUR, fuller delivery, comes forward and drives well through covers.

End of over 110 (4 runs) Bangladesh 220/5
Naeem Islam    14* (35b 2x4)      IE O'Brien    23-11-36-3
Mushfiqur Rahim    74* (191b 11x4 1x6)     

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.

Vettori is back.

End of over 111 (4 runs) Bangladesh 224/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    78* (197b 12x4 1x6)      JDP Oram    19-14-13-0
Naeem Islam    14* (35b 2x4)     

111.1

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, defends.

111.2

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler.

111.3

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, goes back and looks to force it through the off side.

111.4

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, defends again.

111.5

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, defended to the onside.

111.6

Vettori to Naeem Islam, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

End of over 112 (maiden) Bangladesh 224/5
Naeem Islam    14* (41b 2x4)      DL Vettori    31-12-51-2
Mushfiqur Rahim    78* (197b 12x4 1x6)     

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.

End of over 113 (1 run) Bangladesh 225/5
Naeem Islam    14* (43b 2x4)      JDP Oram    20-14-14-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    79* (201b 12x4 1x6)     

113.1

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, 4 byes, full and wide down the leg side, McCullum can't get across it.

113.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, down the wicket and tries to whip it over midwicket, taken on the pads.

113.3

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, down the leg side.

113.4

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, on the middle and leg, played to midwicket.

113.5

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, the ball pops up and caught by man under the helmet, not out says the umpire as it was off the foot.

113.6

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, defends and the ball bounces to McCullum.

Patel replaces Oram.

End of over 114 (4 runs, maiden) Bangladesh 229/5
Mushfiqur Rahim    79* (207b 12x4 1x6)      DL Vettori    32-13-51-2
Naeem Islam    14* (43b 2x4)     

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

Shakib is the new batsman.

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.

End of over 115 (wicket maiden) Bangladesh 229/6
Shakib Al Hasan    0* (3b)      JS Patel    18-6-59-1
Mushfiqur Rahim    79* (207b 12x4 1x6)     

115.1

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, outside the leg stump, lets the ball go.

115.2

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, on the leg and lets the ball hit the pads.

115.3

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, caught! tossed up outside the leg stump, sweeps and gets a top edge to short fine leg, How takes the catch. Rahim didn't look comfortable with Vettori bowling over the wicket.

Mushfiqur Rahim c How b Vettori 79 (294m 210b 12x4 1x6) SR: 37.61

A good knock from Rahim comes to an end. Mortaza is the new batsman.

115.4

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, wide of the leg stump, left alone.

115.5

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, lets the ball hit on the pads.

115.6

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, caught! Bangladesh innings falling apart here as Vettori picks up the second wicket in the over. Prods at the ball on the leg stump and Ryder close in on the onside takes the catch.

Mashrafe Mortaza c Ryder b Vettori 0 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Vettori has four for the innings. Razzak is the new batsman

End of over 116 (wicket maiden) Bangladesh 229/8
     DL Vettori    33-14-51-4
Shakib Al Hasan    0* (3b)     

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.

End of over 117 (4 runs) Bangladesh 233/8
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (9b 1x4)      JS Patel    19-6-63-1
Abdur Razzak    0* (0b)     

117.1

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

117.2

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

117.3

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, quicker delivery, plays and misses.

117.4

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, dabs to point.

117.5

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, 3 runs, slogs at a full delivery and gets an edge over the slips to the deep.

117.6

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, defends in front of him.

End of over 118 (3 runs) Bangladesh 236/8
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (10b 1x4)      DL Vettori    34-14-54-4
Abdur Razzak    3* (5b)     

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.

End of over 119 (maiden) Bangladesh 236/8
Abdur Razzak    3* (11b)      JS Patel    20-7-63-1
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (10b 1x4)     

119.1

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

119.2

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

119.3

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, defends square of the wicket on the off side.

119.4

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played down the track.

119.5

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

119.6

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, taken on the pad, no appeal.

End of over 120 (maiden) Bangladesh 236/8
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (16b 1x4)      DL Vettori    35-15-54-4
Abdur Razzak    3* (11b)     

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.

End of over 121 (4 runs) Bangladesh 240/8
Abdur Razzak    7* (17b)      JS Patel    21-7-67-1
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (16b 1x4)     

121.1

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, plays off the back foot down the ground to long on.

121.2

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, goes on one knee and slogs over wide long on.

121.3

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, flighted and beaten by the turn.

121.4

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, defends.

121.5

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

121.6

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, OUT, caught! Plays and gets an edge and taken by McCullum.

Abdur Razzak c †McCullum b Vettori 11 (19m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Shahadat is the last batsman

End of over 122 (5 runs) Bangladesh 245/9
     DL Vettori    36-15-59-5
Shakib Al Hasan    5* (17b 1x4)     

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

Lunch day 2: A good session for New Zealand today, taking the last 6 wickets for 62 runs. Vettori was the pick of the bowlers today, taking five wickets for the innings. Do join us after the break at 12:10 local time (06:10 GMT).

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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