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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1.5

Gillespie to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, shot! good length delivery outside the off stump, driven away through cover point and Bashar is away

Bangladesh 4/1   Habibul Bashar 4* (2b 1x4)   JN Gillespie 0.5-0-4-1

3.2

Gillespie to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, this time Bashar gets forward to the pitch of the delivery and steers it through gully, nicely opened the face of the bat at the last moment to get the placement right

Bangladesh 11/1   Habibul Bashar 9* (7b 2x4)   JN Gillespie 1.2-0-8-1

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!

Bangladesh 17/2   Rajin Saleh 4* (9b 1x4)   B Lee 3.3-1-9-0

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!

Bangladesh 33/3   Rajin Saleh 11* (24b 2x4)   B Lee 5.2-1-18-0

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

Bangladesh 50/4   Rajin Saleh 25* (48b 3x4)   SK Warne 3.1-1-8-1

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

Bangladesh 55/4   Rajin Saleh 30* (53b 4x4)   SCG MacGill 3.2-0-11-0

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

Bangladesh 63/4   Rajin Saleh 36* (64b 5x4)   SCG MacGill 4.2-0-18-0

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

Bangladesh 73/4   Rajin Saleh 45* (82b 6x4)   B Lee 6.2-1-24-0

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

Bangladesh 87/4   Aftab Ahmed 14* (33b 1x4 1x6)   B Lee 8.2-2-30-0

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

Bangladesh 93/4   Aftab Ahmed 18* (38b 2x4 1x6)   B Lee 8.5-2-36-0

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

Bangladesh 97/4   Rajin Saleh 51* (95b 7x4)   SK Warne 9.3-2-25-1

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

Bangladesh 102/4   Rajin Saleh 56* (102b 8x4)   SCG MacGill 6.4-0-25-0

34.4

MacGill to Khaled Mashud, FOUR, full and on the pads and Mashud drives it away through midwicket, another long chase for Lee but on this occasion the ball wins the race

Bangladesh 117/5   Khaled Mashud 7* (17b 1x4)   SCG MacGill 8.4-0-37-0

38.1

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

Bangladesh 126/5   Rajin Saleh 69* (118b 9x4)   SCG MacGill 10.1-0-43-0

43.2

Warne to Mohammad Rafique, FOUR, tossed up outside the off stump, bit too full and Rafique lofts it over the in-field to the wide long-off fence

Bangladesh 143/6   Mohammad Rafique 10* (8b 1x4 1x6)   SK Warne 16.2-3-43-2

44.3

MacGill to Mohammad Rafique, FOUR, good length and wide outside the off stump, Rafique rocks back and cuts late, makes good contact and the ball rockets away to the vacant third man fence

Bangladesh 148/6   Mohammad Rafique 15* (12b 2x4 1x6)   SCG MacGill 13.3-1-49-1

44.4

MacGill to Mohammad Rafique, FOUR, good line but too full, quicker delivery, Rafique goes low down and drives it away through cover point for yet another boundary

Bangladesh 152/6   Mohammad Rafique 19* (13b 3x4 1x6)   SCG MacGill 13.4-1-53-1

47.4

Cullen to Mashrafe Mortaza, FOUR, fuller length delivery, Mortaza gets forward to the pitch of the delivery and drives it away through covers

Bangladesh 157/7   Mashrafe Mortaza 4* (8b 1x4)   DJ Cullen 1.4-0-5-0

51.3

Cullen to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, on the middle and off stump line, Razzaq goes down on one knee and slogs it away to the midwicket fence, clean hit

Bangladesh 165/8   Abdur Razzak 7* (8b 1x4)   DJ Cullen 3.3-0-13-1

52.2

MacGill to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, tossed up outside the off stump, Razzaq lofts it over Lee a mid-off, another clean hit from the south-paw

Bangladesh 170/8   Abdur Razzak 11* (12b 2x4)   SCG MacGill 17.2-4-58-2

56.3

MacGill to Khaled Mashud, FOUR, on the pads, swept away nicely to the fine leg fence, good clean hit

Bangladesh 186/8   Khaled Mashud 27* (87b 2x4)   SCG MacGill 19.3-4-66-2
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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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