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)

26.2

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, leans forward to defend a turning delivery

26.3

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run

26.4

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run

26.5

Botha to Farhad Reza, 1 wide, spins down the leg side

26.5

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, goes back to defend a delivery that turns in

26.6

Botha to Farhad Reza, FOUR, charges down the track and lofts over mid-off

Bangladesh 106/6   Farhad Reza 4* (5b 1x4)

27.6

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, tossed up into the right-hander from round the wicket, Reza moves forward and blocks

Bangladesh 107/7   Farhad Reza 4* (6b 1x4)

28.4

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, Botha bowls a yorker which Reza digs back to the bowler, an excellent delivery to bowl on a free hit

28.5

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, beaten outside off, Trying to cut a delivery but it doesn't turn in enough

28.6

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, gets forward to dead-bat a spinning delivery

Bangladesh 109/7   Farhad Reza 4* (9b 1x4)

29.3

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the off stump line, nudged to the off side

29.4

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle and off, dabbed to the leg side

29.5

Harris to Farhad Reza, 1 run, drops it short and is cut to deep point

Bangladesh 111/7   Farhad Reza 5* (12b 1x4)

30.3

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, loopy delivery, pushed down the track

30.4

Botha to Farhad Reza, 1 run, goes back to clip it to long leg

Bangladesh 114/7   Farhad Reza 6* (14b 1x4)

31.1

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, full and straight, defended on the front foot

31.2

Harris to Farhad Reza, FOUR, he goes down town. He ran down the track and lofted it over mid-on

31.3

Harris to Farhad Reza, 1 run, slows up the pace, goes back and is early with his shot- a punchy uppish drive past the diving Harris

31.6

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, spins to the off stump, pushed to covers

Bangladesh 124/8   Farhad Reza 11* (18b 2x4)

32.3

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, leans forward to defend a flighted delivery outside off

32.4

Botha to Farhad Reza, no run, on the off and middle, worked with the spin to midwicket

32.5

Botha to Farhad Reza, 1 run, pushes it outside off and he runs it down to deep backward point

Bangladesh 126/8   Farhad Reza 12* (21b 2x4)

33.1

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle stump line, defended on the front foot

33.2

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, fuller and driven back to Harris

33.3

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle and off, defended to the off side

33.4

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, opens the bat-face, guides to cover point and sets for a single but Mortaza is not interested and he scampers back home

33.5

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the leg and middle, worked to short midwicket

33.6

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, leans forward to dead bat a delivery on the middle and off

Bangladesh 126/8   Farhad Reza 12* (27b 2x4)

35.1

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle and leg and is hit on the pad. Huge appeal but the umpire turns it down. He must have felt it might have missed the leg stump but Harris looks very disappointed

35.2

Harris to Farhad Reza, 2 wides

35.6

Harris to Farhad Reza, 1 run, on the leg stump, squeezed to square leg

Bangladesh 130/8   Farhad Reza 13* (29b 2x4)

36.1

Steyn to Farhad Reza, no run, beaten outside off stump. Probing line and length, just outside off and he pushes inside the line

36.2

Steyn to Farhad Reza, no run, cuts in from outside off, left alone but the ball kept coming in and went dangerously close to the off stump

36.3

Steyn to Farhad Reza, no run, on a length, on the stumps, pushed to covers

36.4

Steyn to Farhad Reza, no run, jumps from a length and he is beaten on the attempted dab to third man

36.5

Steyn to Farhad Reza, no run, slower one, full and outside off and he is beaten on the poke

36.6

Steyn to Farhad Reza, no run, beaten again.Some how he survives. A short of length delivery this time, he tried to run it down to third man

Bangladesh 130/8   Farhad Reza 13* (35b 2x4)

37.2

M Morkel to Farhad Reza, 1 run, jabs a length delivery to third man. The throw from Albie almost takes out his skipper Smith standing at wide slip. Smiles all around. Not a good idea to hit your captain.

Bangladesh 132/8   Farhad Reza 14* (36b 2x4)

38.2

JA Morkel to Farhad Reza, 1 run, attempts a yorker, falls short of the blockhole, driven to sweeper cover

Bangladesh 135/8   Farhad Reza 15* (37b 2x4)

39.1

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, lands outside off and turns sharply, left alone.There is some big turn on offer, if only Bangladesh had made enough runs. Let's see what they can do with this total

39.2

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, similar delivery, left alone

39.3

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the off stump line, driven back to the bowler

39.4

Harris to Farhad Reza, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long on

Bangladesh 136/9   Farhad Reza 16* (41b 2x4)

41.1

Harris to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, outside off stump, late cut past backward point

41.2

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, leans forward to defend

41.3

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, comes down the track, drags back the length and he pushes it to covers

41.4

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, slows up the pace, floats it on the off stump, defended on the front foot

41.5

Harris to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, skips down the track and lofts inside-out to deep cover region

41.6

Harris to Farhad Reza, no run, on the off stump line, defended solidly

Bangladesh 141/9   Farhad Reza 20* (47b 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 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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