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)

Nel to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Fab shot to get off the mark. It was a on a length, a tad fuller perhaps, and outside off stump, Tamim leaned across and just knifed on the up and through extra cover. That's the way he plays his game.

Bangladesh 4/0   Tamim Iqbal 4* (2b 1x4)   A Nel 0.2-0-4-0

Langeveldt to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, streaky boundary to the fine-leg region. A length delivery that came in and Tamim gets another inside-edge as he tries to drive through extra cover. Lucky escape, the ball rushed past the leg stump

Bangladesh 9/0   Tamim Iqbal 9* (9b 2x4)   CK Langeveldt 0.4-0-4-0

Langeveldt to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Width outside off and Tamim slays it through extra cover. In style.

Bangladesh 13/0   Tamim Iqbal 13* (10b 3x4)   CK Langeveldt 0.5-0-8-0

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

Bangladesh 39/1   Shahriar Nafees 4* (5b 1x4)   JA Morkel 0.2-0-4-0

Langeveldt to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, wide and short of length, Tamim cuts its hard to third man boundary

Bangladesh 47/1   Tamim Iqbal 33* (36b 4x4)   CK Langeveldt 5.4-1-26-1

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

Bangladesh 51/1   Shahriar Nafees 11* (14b 2x4)   JA Morkel 1.4-0-10-0

Nel to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, swung over midwicket! It was a short-of-length delivery and he heaved it across the line and over the in field

Bangladesh 61/2   Tamim Iqbal 40* (46b 5x4)   A Nel 6.3-2-19-1

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

Bangladesh 65/2   Tamim Iqbal 44* (54b 6x4)   J Botha 0.5-0-4-0

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   Tamim Iqbal 49* (60b 7x4)   J Botha 2-0-10-0

Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, Ash breaks free with a lofted drive down the ground. It was a length delivery that came in towards middle, Ashraful plants his front foot out and knives between the bowler and mid-on

Bangladesh 79/2   Mohammad Ashraful 8* (22b 1x4)   JA Morkel 5.3-1-22-0

Harris to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Tamim continues to flourish. This one is a touch short and he punches it through cover point

Bangladesh 102/4   Tamim Iqbal 61* (81b 8x4)   PL Harris 3.2-1-7-1

Duminy to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, he takes full toll this time. Full, on the middle and off, Tamim thrashes it inside-out to deep extra cover boundary

Bangladesh 122/4   Tamim Iqbal 74* (94b 9x4)   JP Duminy 0.4-0-6-0





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