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

0.1

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, starts off with a short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of away swing, Omar leaves it through to the keeper

0.2

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended watchfully

0.3

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, turned away towards midwicket, diving stop saves runs

0.4

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, wicket to wicket delivery, defended with a straight bat and the ball rolls back down the track to the mid-off region

0.5

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, hort of a good length delivery, Omar drops his wrists and leaves it through to the keeper

0.6

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, hort of a good length delivery, Omar drops his wrists and leaves it through to the keeper

Bangladesh 0/0   B Lee 1-1-0-0

2.1

Lee to Javed Omar, 1 run, steered down to third man for an easy single

2.2

Lee to Habibul Bashar, 1 no ball, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven down to mid-off

2.2

Lee to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, cut away to third man, fielder moves across quickly in the deep and keeps it down to just a single

2.3

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, good line and length delivery, Bashar defends it, fielded by Jaques

2.4

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, good line and length delivery, Omar defends it

2.5

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery, Omar leaves it alone, fielded by Gilchrist

2.6

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, good line and length delivery, Omar defends it, fielded by Hussey

Bangladesh 7/1   B Lee 2-1-3-0

4.1

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended

4.2

Lee to Javed Omar, no run, played away towards mid-off

4.3

Lee to Javed Omar, 1 wide, high bouncer and that's rightly called a wide

4.3

Lee to Javed Omar, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Omar defends it away, fielded by Hussey

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   B Lee 3-1-5-0

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   B Lee 4-1-9-0

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   B Lee 5-1-12-0

10.1

Lee to Mohammad Ashraful, (no ball) 1 run, bit too straight and Ashraful drives it away on the leg side

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

10.5

Lee to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, length ball, Ashraful hits it on the leg side, fielded by Clarke

10.6

Lee to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Ashraful works it through the leg side, fielded by Hussey

Bangladesh 35/3   B Lee 6-1-20-0

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

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   B Lee 7-1-25-0

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   B Lee 8-2-25-0

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   B Lee 9-2-36-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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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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