South Africa tour of Bangladesh, 2007/08 / Commentary

South Africa in Bangladesh ODI Series - 1st ODI

Bangladesh v South Africa

South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 79 balls remaining)

34.5

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, leans forward to defend a delivery on the middle and off

34.6

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, just outside off, pushed to covers

Bangladesh 131/5   Dhiman Ghosh 0* (2b)

35.4

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 wide, slips down the leg side. Wide.

35.4

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, full in length, just outside off stump, holds its line and Dhiman jabs it to the off side

35.5

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, full in length, on the off and middle and is pushed down the track

35.6

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, full and straight, edges a drive on to the pad and the ball rolls away to square leg

Bangladesh 133/5   Dhiman Ghosh 0* (5b)

36.2

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, armer, from outside off, defended to the leg side

36.3

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, slower in the air and Dhiman is early into his drive and gets a outside edge past the silly point fielder

36.4

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, leans forward to offer the full face of the bat in defense

36.5

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, on the middle and leg, tucked past square leg for a single and first runs for Dhiman

Bangladesh 135/5   Dhiman Ghosh 1* (9b)

37.2

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, off cutter on the off stump line, defended to the off side

37.3

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, on the hips, tucked past square leg

Bangladesh 138/5   Dhiman Ghosh 2* (11b)

38.6

Nel to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, swung in late and Dhiman, who stands with his bat slightly raised, did well to cover the line and defend.

Bangladesh 140/6   Dhiman Ghosh 2* (12b)

39.3

Morkel to Dhiman Ghosh, 2 runs, takes his front foot from the line and swings it to left of deep midwicket

39.4

Morkel to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, slips on to the pads, clipped to fine leg for a single

39.6

Morkel to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, straight, full and nudged back down the track

Bangladesh 145/6   Dhiman Ghosh 5* (15b)

40.4

Nel to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, bangs in a bouncer, ducks under

40.5

Nel to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, on a length, cutting in towards the pad, worked to midwicket

40.6

Nel to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, another bouncer and again Dhiman goes down under

Bangladesh 146/6   Dhiman Ghosh 5* (18b)

41.3

Morkel to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, on a length, on the middle and leg, scooped to midwicket

Bangladesh 148/6   Dhiman Ghosh 6* (19b)

42.1

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, just outside off, turns slightly, tapped to backward point

42.2

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, drives to sweeper cover

42.5

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 leg bye, slower in the air, misses a sweep shot but will pick a leg bye

Bangladesh 151/6   Dhiman Ghosh 7* (22b)

43.2

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, rushes down the track, the bowler drags back the length and mistimes a heave to deep square leg

43.6

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, nice delivery. It landed outside off and if anything went the other way. The batsman was caught completely by surprise and just watched it spin into de Villiers' gloves

Bangladesh 155/7   Dhiman Ghosh 8* (24b)

44.3

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, slower but on the pads, clipped for a single

44.6

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, floated on the leg and middle, chipped inside-out towards long-on for a single

Bangladesh 161/7   Dhiman Ghosh 10* (26b)

45.1

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run

45.6

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, fuller, guided to cover point for a single

Bangladesh 172/7   Dhiman Ghosh 12* (28b)

46.1

Nel to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, fullish, on middle and leg, helped to fine leg for a single

46.3

Nel to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 bye, banged in short, ducked under, de Villiers gathers it but the batsmen rush across for a quick single before he could throw it back!

Bangladesh 175/7   Dhiman Ghosh 13* (30b)

47.1

Langeveldt to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, short of length, punched to extra cover for a risky single

Bangladesh 177/9   Dhiman Ghosh 14* (31b)

48.1

Morkel to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, yorker on the middle stump line, edges a off drive to midwicket

Bangladesh 178/9   Dhiman Ghosh 15* (32b)
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South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 94 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka - Mar 12, 2008
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong - Mar 9, 2008
South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 79 balls remaining)
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Photos

Mar 9, 2008

Herschelle Gibbs lofts the ball, Bangladesh v South Africa, 1st ODI, Chittagong, March 9, 2008

Herschelle Gibbs lofts the ball

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Mar 9, 2008

Hashim Amla and Graeme Smith leave the field after sealing the win, Bangladesh v South Africa, 1st ODI, Chittagong, March 9, 2008

Hashim Amla and Graeme Smith leave the field after sealing the win

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