South Africa tour of Bangladesh, 1st ODI: Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Mar 9, 2008
South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 79 balls remaining)
9 March 2008 (50-over match)
17.1

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, lands outside leg, turns in and is defended on the front foot

17.2

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, turns towards middle and off, worked to the on side

17.3

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller, on the legs, Nafees loses balance as he tries to whip it away and runs off the pad

17.4

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, a touch slower, on the middle and leg, mistimed back to the bowler

17.5

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, backs away a touch to create room and cuts past backward point.

17.6

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller, straighter, driven to long-on for a single

Bangladesh 66/2   J Botha 1-0-5-0
19.1

Botha to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, turns in from outside off, defended to the off side

19.2

Botha to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, flighted on the off and middle, turned to midwicket

19.3

Botha to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, and again. Ash has been pretty circumspect today.

19.4

Botha to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, leans forward and taps it down to long-on

19.5

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, tossed full, on the middle, mistimes a drive back to the bowler

19.6

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, charges out and tries to heave it inside-out over extra cover but gets an outside edge down to third man boundary. He raises his bat as the scorecard in the ground says he has reached 50 but according to the tv and Cricinfo scorecard he is on 49

Bangladesh 73/2   J Botha 2-0-10-0
21.1

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, leans forward to drive to cover point

21.2

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, paddled away to fine leg

21.3

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, leans forward to defend

21.4

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run

21.5

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, coming in with the arm, from round the stumps, defended back to the bowler

21.6

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, 50 up now. He leans forward to ping long-off and raises his bat to acknowledge the cheers from the crowd and the dressing room.

Bangladesh 84/3   J Botha 3-0-14-0
23.1

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, leans forward to defend

23.2

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, flatter, quicker and is pushed down to long off for a single

23.3

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, floated on the off stump, pushed to covers

23.4

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turned to midwicket region

23.5

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

23.6

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short and goes back to turn it to vacant midwicket region

Bangladesh 89/3   J Botha 4-0-17-0
25.1

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, leans forward to drive

25.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, outside off stump, tapped to point

25.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full and driven to deep cover for a single

25.4

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run

25.5

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run

25.6

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, floated on the middle, turned to midwicket

Bangladesh 92/4   J Botha 5-0-20-0
27.1

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long-on

27.2

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, leans forward to drive a full delivery to long off

27.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run

27.4

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, slower in the air, outside off stump, tapped to short third man

27.5

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fullish, driven to long-off for a single

27.6

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fullish, driven to long-off for a single

Bangladesh 98/4   J Botha 6-0-24-0
29.1

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long-on. Tamim is playing an excellent innings here. He has sized up the situation and is playing a patient and a responsible hand.

29.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, goes back to tuck it to square leg

29.3

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, turns from the leg stump line, pushed back to the bowler

29.4

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, no run, a touch short but its pushed straight to midwicket

29.5

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, flighted delivery on the leg and middle, driven to long on for a single

29.6

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, dipping full toss, driven to long-on for yet another single

Bangladesh 107/4   J Botha 7-0-28-0
31.1

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, gets a inside edge on the drive but will pick up a single as it goes through midwicket

31.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans across to defend

31.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, beaten outside off stump. He expected it to turn in but it didn't.

31.4

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans across to get in line and pushes it to covers

31.5

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, goes back to punch it to midwicket

31.6

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, and again hit to midwicket

Bangladesh 110/4   J Botha 8-0-29-0
43.1

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, 1 run, outside off, placed to left of backward point

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

43.3

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, no run, at the blockhole, dug out

43.4

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, OUT, trapped in front. Quicker one from round the stumps and he was caught dead plumb in front. The bat was held behind the pad and Hossain's misery ends.

Mosharraf Hossain lbw b Botha 8 (24m 24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

43.5

Botha to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, another quicker one, but slipping down leg and is turned past square leg for a single

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   J Botha 9-0-32-1
45.1

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run

45.2

Botha to Abdur Razzak, no run, full, outside off, tries to loft it but can only send it along the ground back to the bowler

45.3

Botha to Abdur Razzak, SIX, Maximum. He went down on his knee, got under the ball and swung it cleanly over long-on

45.4

Botha to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, turns a full delivery past square leg, runs hard and comes back for the second run

45.5

Botha to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, goes for another lofted strike but mistimes it past midwicket

45.6

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

Bangladesh 172/7   J Botha 10-0-43-1
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