Australia tour of Bangladesh, 2005/06 / Commentary

Australia in Bangladesh Test Series - 2nd Test

Bangladesh v Australia

Australia won by an innings and 80 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

3.4

Gillespie to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length delivery, Saleh defends it, fielded by Gillespie

3.5

Gillespie to Rajin Saleh, no run, length ball, Saleh defends it, fielded by Clarke

3.6

Gillespie to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length, Saleh plays no shot, fielded by Gilchrist

Bangladesh 11/2   Rajin Saleh 0* (3b)

4.4

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended outside the off stump

4.5

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, short of a good length delivery, close to the off stump, defended down to gully

4.6

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length delivery, Saleh defends it

Bangladesh 13/2   Rajin Saleh 0* (6b)

6.1

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, almost a yorker, Saleh jams his bat down and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

6.2

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, almost a yorker, Saleh jams his bat down and the ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

6.3

Lee to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, off the mark in style! pitched up outside the off stump, in the slot, Saleh leans well forward and drives it away through the gap between the cover fielders, Clarke can do nothing but chase it to the fence!

6.4

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended outside the off stump

6.5

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, another line and length delivery, defended watchfully

6.6

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended down on the leg side, Omar calls for the single but Saleh sends him back

Bangladesh 17/2   Rajin Saleh 4* (12b 1x4)

8.1

Lee to Rajin Saleh, 1 no ball, Saleh defends it, fielded by Hayden

8.1

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length, Saleh keeps it out, fielded by Hussey

8.2

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length, Saleh defends it away, fielded by Hayden

8.3

Lee to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, line and length, Saleh drives

8.4

Lee to Rajin Saleh, 4 leg byes, good line and just short of a length, Saleh plays no shot

8.5

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and just short of a length, Saleh plays no shot, fielded by Gilchrist

8.6

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length, Saleh hits it into the leg side, fielded by Jaques

Bangladesh 24/3   Rajin Saleh 6* (19b 1x4)

9.2

Gillespie to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended outside the off stump

9.3

Gillespie to Rajin Saleh, no run

9.4

Gillespie to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven away well wide of the fielder at mid-off, quick single taken

Bangladesh 26/3   Rajin Saleh 7* (22b 1x4)

10.1

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length delivery, defended watchfully

10.2

Lee to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, half-volley outside the off stump, right in the slot and Saleh drills it through extra cover, MacGill goes after it from mid-off but the ball wins the race, Lee clearly struggling here!

10.3

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, short of a length, Saleh leaves it

10.4

Lee to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good length but down leg, Saleh works it through the leg side, fielded by Gillespie

Bangladesh 34/3   Rajin Saleh 12* (26b 2x4)

11.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, no run, tossed up and turning away, defended on the front-foot

11.5

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, Saleh works it through the leg side, fielded by Hussey

11.6

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery but drifting down the leg side, no shot offered, Warne starts off with a decent over

Bangladesh 36/3   Rajin Saleh 12* (29b 2x4)

12.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, flighted delivery on the middle and off stump line, driven with a straight bat and the ball rolls away straight to the fielder at mid-off

12.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, Saleh rocks back and cuts hard but fails to get it past the fielder at point

12.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, hort and wide outside the off stump, Saleh rocks back and cuts hard but fails to get it past the fielder at point

12.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, again short and wide outside the off stump, this time Saleh goes back and cuts it away well in front of point, sweeper moves across in the deep and cleans up

Bangladesh 38/3   Rajin Saleh 13* (33b 2x4)

13.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, tossed up outside the leg stump, Saleh goes low down and nicely sweeps it away to deep fine leg

13.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended down on the on side

13.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, Saleh pushes forward, fielded by Warne

13.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, full and on the pads, swept away behind square on the leg side

Bangladesh 41/3   Rajin Saleh 16* (37b 2x4)

14.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length, Saleh defends it away, fielded by Jaques

14.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, line and length, Saleh paddles it away, fielded by Gillespie

14.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, line and length, Saleh edges the ball

14.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, Saleh defends it, fielded by Hussey

14.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length delivery, Saleh plays a cut-shot, fielded by Jaques

14.6

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, length ball, Saleh plays and misses

Bangladesh 45/4   Rajin Saleh 20* (43b 2x4)

16.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, flat delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

16.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, slightly short, turning in from wide outside the leg stump, Saleh gets right behind the line and defends it with a straight bat

16.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

16.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, fulltoss, was there to be hit but Saleh miss out but manages to squeeze a single down to fine leg

Bangladesh 46/4   Rajin Saleh 21* (47b 2x4)

17.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, full and on the middle and leg stump line, Saleh gets forward and lofts it down to the wide long-on fence, good positive shot - 50 comes up for Bangladesh

17.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length but down leg, Saleh plays no shot, fielded by Gilchrist

17.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery down the leg side, no shot offered

17.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, turned away towards midwicket, quick single taken

Bangladesh 51/4   Rajin Saleh 26* (51b 3x4)

18.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up and turning across, defended leaning well forward

18.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, tossed up on the pads, bit too full, Saleh gets to the pitch of the delivery and drives it away against the spin to the midwicket fence, lovely shot

18.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length, Saleh defends on the front foot

18.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended outside the off stump, ball rolls away towards short cover

18.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, slightly short, pitched outside the off stump and turning away further, Saleh steps back and cuts it away through point

Bangladesh 56/4   Rajin Saleh 31* (56b 4x4)

19.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended on the front-foot

19.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery, drifting down the leg side, Saleh takes it on the pad

19.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, way down the leg side, no shot offered

19.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, short ball, turning across from way outside the leg stump, Saleh stays back and defends it down on the track

19.5

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, flat delivery on the occasion, on the middle and off stump line, defended on the back-foot

19.6

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, pitched short and turning across, Saleh sways back, makes room and drives it away to deep cover for a single

Bangladesh 59/4   Rajin Saleh 32* (62b 4x4)

20.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up on the middle and leg stump line, turning across, defended on the back-foot with a straight bat

20.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, short ball, turning across from outside the leg stump, Saleh quickly gets into a good position and pulls it away through midwicket, good shot

20.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, drifting down the leg side, Saleg goes for the sweep but makes no contact

20.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, swept away straight to the fielder at short fine leg

20.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, googly, on the middle and leg stump line, Saleh defends on the back-foot, ball clips the inside edge and crashes into the pad

20.6

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, punched down to mid-on, Aftab takes off late and Lee at mid-on spots it, throw comes in at the keeper's end and Gilchrist drags it into the stumps, third umpire called in, Green light flashes - close call!

Bangladesh 64/4   Rajin Saleh 37* (68b 5x4)

21.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up on the pads, turned away on the leg side

21.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery down the leg side, no shot offered

21.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, turning across from wide outside the leg stump, Saleh goes right back and defends it away towards cover

21.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, short ball, again turning across, Saleh makes room and cuts it away through the vacant point region, not a well timed shot

Bangladesh 65/4   Rajin Saleh 38* (72b 5x4)

22.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, googly, turning in from outside the off stump, Saleh picks it up early, plays late and dabs it down to third man for a brace

22.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, closer to the off stump line, this one turned away from the right-hander, excellent line and length - Saleh watchfully leaves it through to the stumper

22.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, punched down to mid-on

22.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery, googly on this occasion, MacGill mixing it up nicely here, Saleh gets a good stride forward and kicks it away to the third man fence, dead ball signalled

22.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, another probing delivery, defended watchfully

22.6

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended outside the off stump

Bangladesh 67/4   Rajin Saleh 40* (78b 5x4)

23.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended on the front-foot

23.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, Saleh gets forward and forces it away well in front of point

Bangladesh 69/4   Rajin Saleh 41* (80b 5x4)

24.1

Lee to Rajin Saleh, no run, loosener, on the middle and off stump line and Saleh drives it straight to the fielder at short midwicket

24.2

Lee to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, ball sayed a touch low after hitting the deck, Saleh stands tall on the back-foot and punches it away through the gap between the cover fielders, excellent placement and the ball just races away to the fence

24.3

Lee to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Saleh gets forward and glides it down to third man for an easy single

Bangladesh 74/4   Rajin Saleh 46* (83b 6x4)

25.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched on middle and off and turning away, no shot offered

25.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up on the stumps, Saleh gets well forward and defends it with a straight bat

25.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, turning across from outside the leg stump, Saleh defends on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards gully, bit of edge involved, quick single taken

Bangladesh 75/4   Rajin Saleh 47* (86b 6x4)

27.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended on the front-foot, presented the full face of the bat there

27.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, full and on the pads, driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

27.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, Warne drags it short on this occasio, turning across from outside the leg stump, Saleh goes right back and defends it back down the track, well played in the end

27.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, again full and on the pads, Saleh drives well but fails to get it past the fielder at mid-on

27.5

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run

27.6

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run

Bangladesh 82/4   Rajin Saleh 47* (92b 6x4)

29.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, down the leg side, no shot offered

29.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run

29.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, fifty! full and on the stumps, Saleh gets behind the line and lofts it down to long-on, not in full control there but the ball landed safely in the deep, excellent innings under pressure

29.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run

29.5

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run

29.6

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, length ball outside the off stump, Saleh drives it away towards point

Bangladesh 98/4   Rajin Saleh 52* (98b 7x4)

30.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length delivery, Saleh leaves it through to the keeper

30.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, again left alone outside the off stump

30.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, forced away towards gully

30.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Saleh rocks back and cuts it away through backward point, 100 comes up for Bangladesh

30.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run

30.6

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, googly, Saleh is cramped for room, played away towards gully

Bangladesh 102/4   Rajin Saleh 56* (104b 8x4)

32.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, tossed up, driven wide of the cover fielder

Bangladesh 103/5   Rajin Saleh 57* (105b 8x4)

33.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, punched off the back-foot to the deep cover region

Bangladesh 104/5   Rajin Saleh 58* (106b 8x4)

34.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 3 runs, too full and on the pads, Saleh goes back and clips it away through midwicket, long chase from Lee saves one run

34.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, steered down to third man for an easy single

34.6

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the stumps and turning away, forced away towards point

Bangladesh 118/5   Rajin Saleh 62* (109b 8x4)

35.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, googly, the one that turns back in, Saleh defends on the front-foot, ball clips the inside edge and crahses into the pad

35.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, .

35.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump, cut away off the back-foot to the deep point

Bangladesh 120/5   Rajin Saleh 63* (112b 8x4)

36.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Saleh quickly goes back and cuts it away through covers for an easy single

Bangladesh 121/5   Rajin Saleh 64* (113b 8x4)

37.1

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, flat delivery outside the off stump, bit too full, defended stretching well forward

37.2

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, turning across, Saleh gets forward and defends it down on the leg side

37.3

Warne to Rajin Saleh, no run, down the leg side, Saleh fails to make contact and the ball rolls away off the pad

37.4

Warne to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, full on the stumps, Saleh drives on the front-foot and gets it down to long-off for a single

Bangladesh 122/5   Rajin Saleh 65* (117b 8x4)

38.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, short ball, pulled away to the midwicket fence, bad ball put away in style

38.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, googly and Saleh gets hit on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down, probably missing leg

38.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length, Saleh defends

38.4

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, length ball, Saleh leaves it through to the keeper

38.5

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, wrong'un, cut off the back-foot, straight to the fielder at point

38.6

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run

Bangladesh 126/5   Rajin Saleh 69* (123b 9x4)

40.1

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended down on the off side

40.2

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, short ball, pulled away to deep midwicket

40.3

MacGill to Rajin Saleh, OUT, bowled'm! good length delivery, probably the top-spinner, Saleh rocks back and goes for the pull but misses the target and the ball crashes into the woodwork, MacGill too joins the party - Bangladesh 6 down.

Rajin Saleh b MacGill 71 (181m 126b 9x4 0x6) SR: 56.34

Bangladesh 130/6   Rajin Saleh 71 (126b 9x4)
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Apr 20, 2006

Ricky Ponting poses with the trophy, Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, April 20, 2006

Ricky Ponting poses with the trophy

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Apr 20, 2006

Australia celebrate their 2-0 clean sweep, Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 5th day, April 20 2006

Australia celebrate their 2-0 clean sweep

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