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)

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.

Bangladesh 11/0   Shahriar Nafees 7* (11b 1x4)   M Morkel 1.5-1-6-0

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.

Bangladesh 18/0   Shahriar Nafees 14* (19b 2x4)   DW Steyn 3.3-1-9-0

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

Bangladesh 29/0   Tamim Iqbal 7* (27b 1x4)   DW Steyn 4.2-1-14-0

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.

Bangladesh 34/0   Shahriar Nafees 23* (25b 3x4)   DW Steyn 4.5-1-19-0

13.1

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, FOUR, picked over square leg. More risks. It was a slightly short in length, on the middle and leg and he short-arm jabbed it over the infield

Bangladesh 49/2   Nazimuddin 8* (14b 1x4)   JA Morkel 2.1-0-11-1

13.5

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, FOUR, A elegant straight punchy drive. Full pitched, mind you, but he did put it away neatly.

Bangladesh 55/2   Nazimuddin 13* (17b 2x4)   JA Morkel 2.5-0-17-1

14.3

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, They are counterattacking. The crowd is going wild. Slightly short in length, outside off stump and Ash pulls it through wide mid-on region.

Bangladesh 59/2   Mohammad Ashraful 8* (6b 1x4)   M Morkel 5.3-1-22-1

17.1

JA Morkel to Nazimuddin, FOUR, There is a fine leg and deep square leg but he plays a pick-up shot in the air and right between them.

Bangladesh 70/3   Nazimuddin 18* (25b 3x4)   JA Morkel 4.1-1-21-2

20.3

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

Bangladesh 83/4   Raqibul Hasan 8* (14b 1x4)   J Botha 1.3-0-7-0

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

Bangladesh 88/4   Shakib Al Hasan 9* (8b 1x4)   J Botha 1.5-0-12-0

26.6

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

Bangladesh 106/6   Farhad Reza 4* (5b 1x4)   J Botha 5-0-22-1

30.5

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

Bangladesh 118/7   Abdur Razzak 9* (11b 1x4)   J Botha 6.5-0-30-1

31.2

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

Bangladesh 122/8   Farhad Reza 10* (16b 2x4)   PL Harris 5.2-1-15-1
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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