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)

7.5

Langeveldt to Shahriar Nafees, no run, full and in the zone outside off stump, left alone.

7.6

Langeveldt to Shahriar Nafees, no run, and again.

Bangladesh 30/1   Shahriar Nafees 0* (2b)

8.6

Nel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, played and missed. This time Nel got it to pitch on off and move away.

Bangladesh 31/1   Shahriar Nafees 0* (3b)

10.1

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, pitched on off, defended to short mid-off

10.2

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, wide outside off, ball keeps low, Nafees moves across slightly and slices it to point boundary

10.3

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, tries to cut but misses as ball is closer to off stump

10.4

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, pitched on middle and off, Nafees smothers it on the leg side

10.5

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 2 runs, pitched outside leg, short ball, Nafees pulls but doesn't get the middle of the bat to it. It still travels to the midwicket boundary where Langeveldt stops from crossing over

10.6

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, loud appeal for lbw. but it is pitched outside leg stump

Bangladesh 41/1   Shahriar Nafees 6* (9b 1x4)

11.3

Langeveldt to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, pitched on off and moving away. Nafees cuts it to third man

Bangladesh 43/1   Shahriar Nafees 7* (10b 1x4)

12.1

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, full in length, on the off and middle, jabbed away to the backward point

12.2

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, on the off stump line and is pushed towards mid-off

12.3

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, slow off cutter, turning in from outside leg and he misses to connect with a swing and is struck on the pad

12.4

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, he fetches this from the off stump line and swings it through wide mid-on

12.5

Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, slower one, full and on the middle and leg, tapped gently to the leg side for a single

Bangladesh 52/1   Shahriar Nafees 12* (15b 2x4)

13.1

Nel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, beaten outside off stump. Off cutter, moving past the batsman who tries to guide it to third man

13.2

Nel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, fuller, wider and is sliced to cover point . The pitch has already got slower and they are slipping in a few slow off cutters.

13.3

Nel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, from round the stumps this time and Nafees leans forward to defend compactly

13.4

Nel to Shahriar Nafees, OUT, 100th ODI wicket for Nel. Fullish, outside off stump, moving away and Nafees goes back and across and tries to cut - not the length for it - and edges it behind. Nel is ecstatic and his team-mates rush to congratulate him.

Shahriar Nafees c †de Villiers b Nel 12 (27m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 63.15

Bangladesh 53/2   Shahriar Nafees 12 (19b 2x4)
Series Results
Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka - Mar 14, 2008
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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