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)

0.1

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, On target: Full in length, around that off stump and moves away, he has a flash and a miss.

0.2

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, beaten again. Quite a deja-vu there. In the zone outside off, the front foot moves very little, just a itsy bitsy tiny weeny step and he has a big go at it.

0.3

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, this one swings in and the bat comes outside the line but he manages to get a inside-edge on to the pad

0.4

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, full and outside off, another intended drive and he gets a outside edge through to third man

Bangladesh 1/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (4b)

1.1

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of length, on the middle stump, tucked to square leg

1.2

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, rushing through the channel outside off stump, he shapes to poke before withdrawing his bat.

1.3

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, beaten. Another ambitious drive. The ball is moving around a touch. This one left Tamim who has a flash and a miss

1.4

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bangs it in short of length ,climbs chest-high and Tamim is troubled by the extra bounce but manages to fend it away, albeit a little ungainly, to the off side

1.5

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, 142 kmph delivery on the middle and leg, defended towards square leg

1.6

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run

Bangladesh 3/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (10b)

2.4

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller, well outside off and Tamim has another airy fairy drive and a miss. He has beaten repeatedly today.

2.5

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, finally lets one go past him

2.6

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, and again. Steyn tried to tempt him again but Tamim, it seems, has had enough of getting beaten and shoulders arms again.

Bangladesh 5/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (13b)

4.1

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside the off stump and another play and a miss. Hmm..

4.2

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run

4.3

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, length delivery around the off stump and punched to mid-off

4.4

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, I have lost count of how many times Tamim has been beaten. Again here, the same flashy drive and the ball rushes past the outside edge. The feet doesn't go anywhere and he seems perennially late on the drive and in search of the delivery.

4.5

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Trust me, he didn't get beaten this time. He shouldered arms.

4.6

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of length and he punches it to point

Bangladesh 11/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (19b)

5.5

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, he continues to struggle. This delivery straightened after landing on the middle stump line and rapped him high on the pad

5.6

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Well... Tamim is beaten. Again. Short of length delivery angling away from him at pace and he tries to punch on the up.

Bangladesh 14/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (21b)

6.6

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run

Bangladesh 19/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (22b)

7.2

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bounces into the pad and rolls over to the leg side

7.3

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, he rotates the strike. Wise decision. On the leg and middle, he wristed it to the leg side for a single

7.6

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, lands on a length, around leg and middle, cuts in towards middle,Tamim is squared up a touch but adjusts to push it to cover point

Bangladesh 25/0   Tamim Iqbal 3* (25b)

8.1

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run

8.2

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Tamim breaks free with a square drive. It was a length delivery and he connects with his on-the-up drive. He has been trying that for 8 overs now

8.3

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, back to regular programming; beaten outside off

8.4

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, better, opens the bat-face and runs it down to third man

Bangladesh 30/0   Tamim Iqbal 8* (29b 1x4)

9.1

JA Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, gets a half stride forward and taps it to mid-off

9.2

JA Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, Tamim's in disbelief but he has to walk... Pitches on a good length a shade outside the offstump, Tamim pokes his bat out and there's a sound before the ball reaches the keeper. De Villiers the rest appeal and umpire Nadir Shah is convinced. Replays show the ball clipping the pad on the way through.

Tamim Iqbal c †de Villiers b JA Morkel 8 (39m 31b 1x4 0x6) SR: 25.80

Bangladesh 34/1   Tamim Iqbal 8 (31b 1x4)
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South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 94 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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