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)

0.5

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, 2 runs, full pitched and Nafees places it to right of mid-off

0.6

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run, corrects the length, on a good length and whizzing past the off stump, left alone

Bangladesh 3/0   Shahriar Nafees 2* (2b)

2.1

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, 1 wide, wide outside off stump and the umpire extends his arms. The batsman was going after that, though. It was so wide but he still went for that shot but couldn't reach it

2.1

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run, closer to the off stump, left alone

2.2

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run, length delivery outside off stump and Nafees shoulders arms

2.3

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, curves in off a length, around middle and off, Nafees pushes at it and gets a outside edge to wide third man

Bangladesh 5/0   Shahriar Nafees 3* (5b)

3.1

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, on a length, angling away and defended to the off side

3.2

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 wide, banged in short but its down the leg side. Morkel is working up some pace here.

3.2

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, 144.5 kmph delivery, lands on a good length and moves away, left alone by the batsman

3.3

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 no ball, ah.. front foot no ball and a free hit coming up.

3.3

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, wild swing and a miss. He backed to the leg side and tried to heave a short of length delivery over midwicket but couldn't make contact

3.4

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, beaten outside off stump. It lands on a length and cuts away, Nafees tries to drill it on the up but ...

3.5

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, Finally they connect with one. Full pitched and he moved well towards the line of the delivery and played a neat cover drive.

3.6

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, further outside off and he goes hard at another cover drive, the bat handle rotates in his hands and the ball rolls back to the bowler

Bangladesh 11/0   Shahriar Nafees 7* (12b 1x4)

5.1

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, on a length, around the off stump line, tapped to the onside

5.2

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, closer to the off stump and shaping away, Nafees covers his off stump and lets it go through to the 'keeper.

5.3

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, Nafees does a Tamim. He flashes at a length delivery outside off and is beaten

5.4

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 3 runs, too short and Nafees pulls it from outside off to deep midwicket region

Bangladesh 14/0   Shahriar Nafees 10* (16b 1x4)

6.1

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run, it landed outside leg stump, moved in to strike the pad

6.2

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run, this one landed on the middle and straightened, defended to the off side

6.3

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, edged over slips. Length delivery outside off stump and Nafees has another go and gets an edge and the ball flies over the slips.

6.4

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run

6.5

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, short in length, slanting across Nafees who runs it down to third man.

Bangladesh 19/0   Shahriar Nafees 15* (21b 2x4)

7.1

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, on the pads, clipped to fine leg. Tamim will be on strike. This should get interesting. What would be his approach now?

7.4

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 2 runs, full and swinging in to the legs, flicked away to long leg region and Steyn makes a fabulous stop running around from fine leg

7.5

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run

Bangladesh 24/0   Shahriar Nafees 19* (24b 2x4)

8.5

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, swiped to deep square leg! It was on the off stump line but he just slogged it across.

8.6

Steyn to Shahriar Nafees, no run, short in length, around the off stump, Nafees goes back and across and defends to the off side

Bangladesh 34/0   Shahriar Nafees 23* (26b 3x4)

11.1

JA Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, slower ball, the offcutter, he turns his wrists and tucks it to the on side

11.3

JA Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, poor shot, gives a bit of room and tries to glide it down to third man, he misses

11.4

JA Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, and nearly throws his wicket away again as he nearly chops it back onto his stumps, Nafees is frustrated with himself

11.5

JA Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, gets forward and taps it to the offside

11.6

JA Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, the ball clips the pads and lobs to the on side, they take a quick single

Bangladesh 41/1   Shahriar Nafees 25* (31b 3x4)

12.1

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, no run, coming in from round the stumps, cramping him up but he opens the bat-face and guides to backward point where its fielded well by Gibbs

12.2

M Morkel to Shahriar Nafees, OUT, Nafees is gone too. This one too came in from round the wicket and again Nafees was cramped up and tried to play it quite similarly to the previous delivery : opening the bat face and trying to steer but this one bounced more and took the edge

Shahriar Nafees c †de Villiers b M Morkel 25 (53m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 75.75

Bangladesh 41/2   Shahriar Nafees 25 (33b 3x4)
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 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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