South Africa tour of Bangladesh, 2007/08 / Commentary

South Africa in Bangladesh ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Bangladesh v South Africa

South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 94 balls remaining)

9.3

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 wide

9.3

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, 2 runs, overpitches on the pads and Nazimuddin flicks it away stylishly past square leg, Morne Morkel does well to slide at the boundary and cut it off

9.4

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, fullish in length and cutting in, he gets a good stride forward and defends

9.5

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, gets on the frontfoot again and defends to the offside

9.6

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 run, streaky, he shapes to drive square but gets a thick outside edge which rolls past the slips

Bangladesh 38/1   Nazimuddin 3* (4b)

10.1

Steyn to Nazimuddin, no run, bangs it in slightly short of a length and that hurries onto him as he tries to tuck it to the on side

10.2

Steyn to Nazimuddin, no run, beats him outside off with another skiddy delivery

10.3

Steyn to Nazimuddin, no run, shoulders arms outside the offstump, this one was wider

10.4

Steyn to Nazimuddin, no run, fuller in length off, he drives square but straight to point

10.5

Steyn to Nazimuddin, no run, holds the length back outside off, he gets back and defends

10.6

Steyn to Nazimuddin, no run, this one kicks on him outside the offstump, he uneasily manages to fend it off

Bangladesh 38/1   Nazimuddin 3* (10b)

11.2

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it wide of backward point

Bangladesh 40/1   Nazimuddin 4* (11b)

12.5

M Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, oh ho! He tries to heave a full one over the bowler's head and misses it completely.

12.6

M Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 bye, another swing and a miss. It was banged in short and he didn't connect with his pull and Boucher jumped but could only make a half-stop

Bangladesh 45/2   Nazimuddin 4* (13b)

13.1

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, FOUR, picked over square leg. More risks. It was a slightly short in length, on the middle and leg and he short-arm jabbed it over the infield

13.2

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, shapes in from just outside off and he defends on the front foot

13.3

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 run, slightly slower in pace, outside off stump, tapped to left of third man

13.5

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, FOUR, A elegant straight punchy drive. Full pitched, mind you, but he did put it away neatly.

13.6

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, full again, pushed away to the off side

Bangladesh 55/2   Nazimuddin 13* (18b 2x4)

15.2

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, full in length, around the off stump, defended to the off side

15.3

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, climbs up from short of length, dabbed to the off side

15.4

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, slower one and steered to point

15.5

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, fullish, driven well but Albie does well to stop it on the follow through

15.6

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, another slower one and is pushed down the track

Bangladesh 61/3   Nazimuddin 13* (23b 2x4)

16.2

M Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 wide, slips down the leg, the batsman can't reach it, the 'keeper does.

16.2

M Morkel to Nazimuddin, 1 run, on the legs, turned to fine leg for a single

Bangladesh 64/3   Nazimuddin 14* (24b 2x4)

17.1

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, FOUR, There is a fine leg and deep square leg but he plays a pick-up shot in the air and right between them.

17.2

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, leans forward to drive to covers.

17.3

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, cutting in towards the pad, he tries to turn it around the corner but it runs off the pad to the 'keeper

17.4

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, 2 runs, slower one outside off, he waited on that before chopping it to right of third man. Very well adjusted by Nazimuddin.

17.5

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, no run, offers width and is driven uppishly towards covers

17.6

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, OUT, OMG! What happened there? They are in a suicide mode here. He walked right across the stumps and tried to slog a length delivery across the line but only skied it for Smith to get under it at midwicket. Horrible shot. What was he thinking? Was he thinking?

Nazimuddin c Smith b JA Morkel 20 (43m 30b 3x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Bangladesh 72/4   Nazimuddin 20 (30b 3x4)
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South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 94 balls remaining)
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Mar 14, 2008

Alviro Petersen pulls on his way to 24, Bangladesh v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Mirpur, March 14, 2008

Alviro Petersen pulls on his way to 24

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Mar 14, 2008

Graeme Smith is delighted at winning the Man-of-the-Series award, Bangladesh v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Mirpur, March 14, 2008

Graeme Smith is delighted at winning the Man-of-the-Series award

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