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

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13.6

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, line and length, Ahmed defends it, fielded by Jaques

Bangladesh 41/4   Aftab Ahmed 0* (1b)

15.1

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good line and length, Ahmed defends it, fielded by Jaques

15.2

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, quicker delivery, again defended on the front-foot

15.3

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, line and length, Ahmed defends it, fielded by Clarke

15.4

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good line and length delivery, Ahmed plays but misses the ball, fielded by Gilchrist

15.5

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good line and length, Ahmed defends it, fielded by Ponting

15.6

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, line and length, Ahmed defends on the front foot, fielded by Warne

Bangladesh 45/4   Aftab Ahmed 0* (7b)

16.5

MacGill to Aftab Ahmed, no run, googly, Aftab picks it up early and plays it down with soft hands

16.6

MacGill to Aftab Ahmed, no run, left alone outside the off stump

Bangladesh 46/4   Aftab Ahmed 0* (9b)

17.5

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good line and length, Ahmed plays no shot, fielded by Gilchrist

17.6

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, length ball, Ahmed drives it away, fielded by Hussey

Bangladesh 51/4   Aftab Ahmed 0* (11b)

18.6

MacGill to Aftab Ahmed, 2 runs, full and on the stumps, in the slot and Aftab drives it straight back past the bowler to the long-on region, presented the full face of the abt there, Lee sprints after it from mid-on and saves two runs

Bangladesh 58/4   Aftab Ahmed 2* (12b)

21.5

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, on the middle and off stump line, defended on the back-foot

21.6

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, quicker delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away sharply, Ahmed leaves it through to the keeper

Bangladesh 65/4   Aftab Ahmed 2* (14b)

23.1

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, starts off with the fuller length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended on the front-foot

23.2

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, slightly short and turning away, Aftab punches it away towards cover, mix-up going for the single but Lee at cover fails to hit the stumps at the striker's end

23.5

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run

23.6

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, quicker delivery to end the over, defended on the front-foot

Bangladesh 69/4   Aftab Ahmed 3* (18b)

24.4

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, turned away towards midwicket

24.5

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, bouncer on the stumps, Aftab nicely ducks under it

24.6

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good length delivery, close to the off stump line, Aftab stays back and drives it away towards cover, fielder moves in quickly and negates the chance of a single

Bangladesh 74/4   Aftab Ahmed 3* (21b)

25.4

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended on the back-foot

25.5

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, SIX, shot! full and on the stumps, Aftab gets forward and lofts it straight back over the bowler's head and the ball sails over the fence, good clean hit and that's the first six of the innings

25.6

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, turning away, driven off the back-foot to deep point for a single

Bangladesh 82/4   Aftab Ahmed 10* (24b 1x6)

26.1

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Aftab shoulders arms and the ball goes through to the keeper

26.2

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, line and length delivery, in the channel outside the off stump and Aftab plays inside the line

26.3

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, pitched up wide outside the off stump, Aftab not interested

26.4

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, pitched up and angling in, Aftab defends it straight back to the bowler, Lee picks it up and threatens to throw it back and that gets the crowd going

26.5

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, forced away towards cover

26.6

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, pitched up close to the off stump line, defended on the front-foot

Bangladesh 82/4   Aftab Ahmed 10* (30b 1x6)

28.1

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, left alone outside the off stump

28.2

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Aftab drives eyeing the cover fence but fails to make contact and the ball goes past the outside edge

28.3

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, (no ball) FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, no-ball called for overstepping, Aftab gets forward and drives it away behind point, played all along the ground and the diving effort in the deep ends in vain

28.3

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, driven back down the track, Lee gets a touch on it

28.4

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, bouncer on the stumps, bit too high to trouble the batsman

28.5

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, 1 no ball, short delivery down the leg side, Lee struggling here

28.5

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, 1 no ball, not again! third no-ball of the over, another short delivery and Aftab leaves it through to the keeper

28.5

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Aftab gets forward and drives, opening the face of the bat and the ball races away to the backward point fence

28.6

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, left alone outside the off stump

Bangladesh 93/4   Aftab Ahmed 18* (39b 2x4 1x6)

31.1

Warne to Aftab Ahmed, OUT, low fulltoss on the middle and leg stump line, Aftab gets forward, looking to flick it away on the leg side, ball clips the inside edge, crashes into the boot and pops up on the off side, Gilchrist moves across and takes it cleanly, too close to call and they go upstairs, tough one for the third umpire too but in the end he adjudicates in favour of the bowler

Aftab Ahmed c †Gilchrist b Warne 18 (85m 40b 2x4 1x6) SR: 45.00

Bangladesh 102/5   Aftab Ahmed 18 (40b 2x4 1x6)
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Australia won by an innings and 80 runs
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Photos

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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