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)

21.1

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, on the legs, tickled past square leg

21.2

Harris to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, sweeps from well outside off towards long leg

21.3

Harris to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, tries to turn it to the on side, gets a edge down the track

21.4

Harris to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, leans forward to defend

21.5

Harris to Shakib Al Hasan, 3 wides, spins down the leg side

21.5

Harris to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 leg bye, tries to sweep and is rapped on the pad and it runs to point region

21.6

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans forward to defend

Bangladesh 95/4   PL Harris 1-0-6-0

23.1

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run, goes back to defend to the on side

23.2

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run

23.3

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans forward to drive to covers

23.4

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run

23.5

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run, loud appeal for lbw. Close. . It evaded the defensive stroke and hit him on the midde and leg. Perhaps the umpire felt it would have spun down leg.

23.6

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run

Bangladesh 97/5   PL Harris 2-1-6-0

25.1

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, goes back to defend

25.2

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, gets forward this time and defend to the off side

25.3

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, and again. Harris is bowling from round the stumps

25.4

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, loud appeal for lbw but it struck him outside off. He tried to defend but was beaten by the armer

25.5

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, 1 run, full and on the leg stump line, swept to fine leg

25.6

Harris to Raqibul Hasan, no run, leans forward to drive to covers

Bangladesh 101/5   PL Harris 3-1-7-0

27.1

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, flighted on a good length on off stump, defended on the off side

27.2

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, defended on the front foot on the leg side

27.3

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, no run, tries to hit against the turn towards midwicket and misses

27.4

Harris to Dhiman Ghosh, OUT, bowled him! Harris slips in the arm ball on middle and off, Ghosh moves back and tries to cut, he gets beaten for pace and misses, Bangladesh are seven down, an abject performance so far

Dhiman Ghosh b Harris 3 (18m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

27.5

Harris to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, Razzak tries to drive from off stump towards mid-on but gets an inside edge behind square

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   PL Harris 4-1-8-1

29.1

Harris to Abdur Razzak, no run, pushed back to the bowler

29.2

Harris to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, driven uppishly towards long-on

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

29.6

Harris to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, swept to the leg side

Bangladesh 112/7   PL Harris 5-1-11-1

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

31.4

Harris to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, leans forward to tap a full delivery to the on side

31.5

Harris to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 leg bye, on the middle and leg, runs of the pad to short fine leg region

31.6

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

Bangladesh 124/8   PL Harris 6-1-16-1

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   PL Harris 7-2-16-1

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

35.2

Harris to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, another appeal for a lbw. Again on that middle and leg and the umpire reckons it might have missed leg. Again close. Like the first appeal, it could have hit the leg, benefit of doubt goes to the batsman.

35.3

Harris to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, leans forward to turn it to the leg side

35.4

Harris to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run

35.5

Harris to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, leans forward to ddrive to long-off for a single

35.6

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

Bangladesh 130/8   PL Harris 8-2-20-1

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

39.5

Harris to Mosharraf Hossain, no run, just outside off stump, left alone

39.6

Harris to Mosharraf Hossain, 1 run, fuller, driven to long-on for a single

Bangladesh 137/9   PL Harris 9-2-22-1

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   PL Harris 10-2-26-1
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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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