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)

18.1

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans forward to defend a delivery outside off stump

18.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, flighted delivery, driven to mid-off

18.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, almost cleaned him up. It turned in from outside off, he neither went forward or back, left a bat and pad gap and got a inside edge

18.4

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes down the track and drives back to the bowler

18.5

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, he leans forward to nudge a flighted delivery to short leg

18.6

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 2 runs, plays a paddle sweep to fine leg

Bangladesh 74/4   J Botha 1-0-2-0

20.1

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, from round the stumps, outside off stump, punched to cover point

20.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans forward to drive to mid-off

20.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, skips down the track, reaches the pitch and lofts it between the bowler and mid-on

20.4

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full and outside off, dabbed to right of backward point

20.5

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, edged past the diving slip. Almost caught. It turned away from him and he followed it by opening the bat face and but Smith couldn't reach the ball that was going to his left

20.6

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

Bangladesh 88/4   J Botha 2-0-12-0

22.1

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, swept from outside off, to midwicket region

22.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, beaten outside off. It didn't spin in as much as he thought

22.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, turns in and defended to the leg side

22.4

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run

22.5

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, spins in from outside off, goes back to work it to cover point

22.6

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, One more down. Shakib is cleaned up. Flighted from round the stumps, full, he tried to whip it to midwicket, missed and the ball bounded off the pad and on to the stumps.

Shakib Al Hasan b Botha 12 (39m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Bangladesh 97/5   J Botha 3-0-14-1

24.1

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, leans forward to dab a delivery to left of backward point

24.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, goes back to turn a turning delivery to long leg

24.3

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, Dropped by Amla at short leg. Tough chance, though. He went back to turn to right of Amla who stretched his right hand out but couldn't hold on

24.4

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, no run

24.5

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, goes back to punch it past point

24.6

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run, full and driven uppishly towards mid-off

Bangladesh 100/5   J Botha 4-0-17-1

26.1

Botha to Dhiman Ghosh, OUT, The third umpire has given Raqibul run out. Dhiman went back and pushed towards covers, Duminy swooped in and fired in a throw to the 'keeper who took the bails off. There was a doubt whether the bails had come off before the batsman had dragged the bat inside the crease but on careful and repeated viewing, the umpire presses the red button.

Raqibul Hasan run out 12 (36m 30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

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   J Botha 5-0-22-1

28.1

Botha to Abdur Razzak, no run, bowled quicker through the air from round the wicket, the ball bounces around off stump and turns away from the left hander to beat the bat

28.2

Botha to Abdur Razzak, no run, Razzak tries to cut of the back foot but misses

28.3

Botha to Abdur Razzak, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

28.4

Botha to Abdur Razzak, (no ball) 1 run, Botha bowls a back-foot no ball for cutting the return crease, Razak tries to hammer it down the ground but gets an inside edge to fine leg

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   J Botha 6-0-24-1

30.1

Botha to Abdur Razzak, no run, turns away from the batsman who guides it to point

30.2

Botha to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, de Villiers messes up a simple run out chance. Peterson charged in from backward point to collect the ball and fired in an accurate throw to de Villiers who doesn't collect the ball cleanly and breaks the stumps with his gloves. But the ball dropped to the ground. Poor effort.

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

30.5

Botha to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, plants his front foot out and heaves it to deep midwicket boundary

30.6

Botha to Abdur Razzak, OUT, Another swipe across the line and de Villiers takes a very sharp catch. Razzak top-edged a intended slog and de Villiers managed to hold on to a tough chance.

Abdur Razzak c †de Villiers b Botha 9 (15m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Bangladesh 118/8   J Botha 7-0-30-2

32.1

Botha to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, turns to the pads and he doesn't offer a shot and the ball runs towards short fine leg. They cross over for a leg bye but the umpire says its a dead ball. You didn' play any shot

32.2

Botha to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, on the pads, turned around the corner for a single

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

32.6

Botha to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, on the middle stump line, turned to short leg

Bangladesh 126/8   J Botha 8-0-32-2

42.1

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, 2 runs, flighted full, tickled to third man for couple of runs

42.2

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, no run, huge appeal for a catch behind by de Villiers but its not given out. It was a loopy flighted delivery that spun past the outside edge

42.3

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, no run, appeal for a lbw as he misses a sweep. Struck outside off

42.4

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, no run, leans forward to defend

42.5

Botha to Mosharraf Hossain, OUT, Bangladesh innings has been terminated. This time the batsman walks after nicking to de Villiers. Flighted around the off stump and edged behind

Mosharraf Hossain c †de Villiers b Botha 3 (14m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.07

Bangladesh 143/10   J Botha 8.5-0-34-3
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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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