Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup, 2012 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup - Group B

Afghanistan Under-19s v Bangladesh Under-19s

Afghanistan Under-19s won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining) (D/L method)

0.1

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

0.2

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR

0.3

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

0.4

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

0.5

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

0.6

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

End of over 1 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 4/0
Soumya Sarkar    4* (6b 1x4)      Aftab Alam    1-0-4-0
Aslam Hossain    0* (0b)     

1.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, no run

1.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, no run

1.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, no run

1.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, 1 run

1.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR

1.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

End of over 2 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 10/0
Soumya Sarkar    9* (8b 2x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    1-0-6-0
Aslam Hossain    1* (4b)      Aftab Alam    1-0-4-0

2.1

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

2.2

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR

2.3

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, 1 wide

2.3

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

2.4

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, no run

2.5

Aftab Alam to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

2.6

Aftab Alam to Aslam Hossain, no run

End of over 3 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 16/0
Aslam Hossain    1* (5b)      Aftab Alam    2-0-10-0
Soumya Sarkar    14* (13b 3x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    1-0-6-0

3.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

3.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

3.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, no run

3.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, no run

3.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, FOUR

3.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Aslam Hossain, 1 leg bye

End of over 4 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 22/0
Aslam Hossain    5* (9b 1x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    2-0-11-0
Soumya Sarkar    15* (15b 3x4)      Aftab Alam    2-0-10-0

4.1

Aftab Alam to Aslam Hossain, OUT, Gloves one, down the leg side, ball climbing and the 'keeper takes in front of his face

Aslam Hossain c †Afsar Zazai b Aftab Alam 5 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

4.1

Aftab Alam to Aslam Hossain, OUT, Gloves one, down the leg side, ball climbing and the 'keeper takes in front of his face

Aslam Hossain c †Afsar Zazai b Aftab Alam 5 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

4.2

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

4.3

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

4.4

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, 4 byes

4.5

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

4.6

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, 1 wide

4.6

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

End of over 5 (5 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 27/1
Salman Hossain    0* (5b)      Aftab Alam    3-0-11-1
Soumya Sarkar    15* (15b 3x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    2-0-11-0

5.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

5.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run, dropped , flat batted off the front foot, went straight to short extra, hard, bounces out of Javed Ahmadis's hands

5.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

5.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

5.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, 1 wide

5.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

5.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

End of over 6 (1 run) Bangladesh Under-19s 28/1
Soumya Sarkar    15* (21b 3x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    3-0-12-0
Salman Hossain    0* (5b)      Aftab Alam    3-0-11-1

6.1

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, FOUR, driven straight off the front foot, to a ball on off stump, all along the ground to the long-off boundary, top shot

6.2

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

6.3

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

6.4

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, 1 wide

6.4

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

6.5

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

6.6

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

End of over 7 (5 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 33/1
Salman Hossain    4* (11b 1x4)      Aftab Alam    4-0-16-1
Soumya Sarkar    15* (21b 3x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    3-0-12-0

7.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR, glanced, in the air as it went past the diving keeper's right-hand

7.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

7.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Salman Hossain, no run

7.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Salman Hossain, no run

7.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Salman Hossain, 1 run

7.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run

Yamin not quite at his best today, looks a little stiff, concentrating on line and length.

End of over 8 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 39/1
Soumya Sarkar    20* (24b 4x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    4-0-18-0
Salman Hossain    5* (14b 1x4)      Aftab Alam    4-0-16-1

Bangladesh's openers punishing most things loose, batting within themselves, a good contest brewing

8.1

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, 1 no ball

Bangladesh's openers punishing most things loose, batting within themselves, a good contest brewing

8.1

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run, Lands on a length, defended

8.2

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, FOUR, driven square, point dives over it, has enough it on to reach the boundary

8.3

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run

8.4

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run

8.5

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, 1 run

8.6

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run, classy stroke off the front foot, for one to long off

End of over 9 (7 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 46/1
Soumya Sarkar    21* (25b 4x4)      Sharafudin    1-0-7-0
Salman Hossain    10* (20b 2x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    4-0-18-0

9.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run, the left hander, defends, crampedly

9.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run, defended, on the back foot

9.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, SIX, short and just helped over square leg, the innings's first maximum

Still one slip in place for the left-hander

9.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR, shot of the day, driven off the front foot through cover, top stroke

9.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run, sways out of the way of a short ball outside off

9.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Soumya Sarkar, no run, goes for the pull to a short-pitched ball and misses

That should be Yamin's last over for a while

End of over 10 (10 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 56/1
Soumya Sarkar    31* (31b 5x4 1x6)      Yamin Ahmadzai    5-0-28-0
Salman Hossain    10* (20b 2x4)      Sharafudin    1-0-7-0

10.1

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run, on a length, played to mid-off

10.2

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run

10.3

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, 1 run, driven to long-on for an easy single

10.4

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, no run, over the wicket, beats the outside edge, the ball holding its line to the left-hander

10.5

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, no run

10.6

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run, quick one taken to cover, and Salman beats the underarm throw to the 'keeper

End of over 11 (2 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 58/1
Soumya Sarkar    32* (34b 5x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    2-0-9-0
Salman Hossain    11* (23b 2x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    5-0-28-0

The Afghan captain Javed Ahmadi brings himself on at the Masjid End

11.1

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

Four men on the boundary for the off-spinner: square leg, midwicket, long off and extra cover

11.2

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

11.3

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

11.4

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

11.5

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run

11.6

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

End of over 12 (2 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 60/1
Soumya Sarkar    33* (36b 5x4 1x6)      Javed Ahmadi    1-0-2-0
Salman Hossain    12* (27b 2x4)      Sharafudin    2-0-9-0

12.1

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, 1 run, slow turn, if that, from the tall left-armer, three on the off-side boundary for him

12.2

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, no run

12.3

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, no run

12.4

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, no run, misses out on a short one, very early on the pull

12.5

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, no run

12.6

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

Bangladesh going well here, favoured to win at the start of the day, and have made a good start

End of over 13 (2 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 62/1
Soumya Sarkar    34* (41b 5x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    3-0-11-0
Salman Hossain    13* (28b 2x4)      Javed Ahmadi    1-0-2-0

13.1

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

13.2

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

13.3

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run

13.4

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

13.5

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

13.6

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run, Sarkar looks a decent player, plants himself on the front foot, has good hands and is middling everything

End of over 14 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 65/1
Soumya Sarkar    36* (45b 5x4 1x6)      Javed Ahmadi    2-0-5-0
Salman Hossain    14* (30b 2x4)      Sharafudin    3-0-11-0

14.1

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

14.2

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run

14.3

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, no run

14.4

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, FOUR, helped round the corner, easy runs

14.5

Sharafudin to Salman Hossain, 1 run, driven off leg to long-on for an easy one

14.6

Sharafudin to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run, pinches the strike with a tap to cover's left hand

End of over 15 (7 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 72/1
Soumya Sarkar    38* (47b 5x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    4-0-18-0
Salman Hossain    19* (34b 3x4)      Javed Ahmadi    2-0-5-0

15.1

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run, beats the defensive stroke outside off, Ahmadi settling into a nice line and length

15.2

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

15.3

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

15.4

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run, pushed away for another easy run

15.5

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

15.6

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run, tossed up, driven on the front foot, bowler can't prevent the single

Shabir Noori on at the Pavilion End, has been in the wickets so far this tournament. Thinks like a batsman when bowling, and it works for him

End of over 16 (2 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 74/1
Salman Hossain    20* (36b 3x4)      Javed Ahmadi    3-0-7-0
Soumya Sarkar    39* (51b 5x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    4-0-18-0

16.1

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

16.2

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

16.3

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, 1 run, nudged away through the leg-side gap

16.4

Shabir Noori to Soumya Sarkar, 2 runs, tickled away down to fine leg for an easy brace

16.5

Shabir Noori to Soumya Sarkar, no run

16.6

Shabir Noori to Soumya Sarkar, no run, batsman tries to turn one off his pads, misses, polite request of the umpire by the bowler

End of over 17 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 77/1
Soumya Sarkar    41* (54b 5x4 1x6)      Shabir Noori    1-0-3-0
Salman Hossain    21* (39b 3x4)      Javed Ahmadi    3-0-7-0

17.1

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 leg bye, Afghanistan's captain hands on hips after that one, had the batsman in some, but not enough, difficulty

17.2

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

17.3

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

17.4

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, 1 run

17.5

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 leg bye

17.6

Javed Ahmadi to Soumya Sarkar, no run

Afghanistan's captain troubling both batsmen but they're still there and a platform for 250+ is building

End of over 18 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 80/1
Soumya Sarkar    42* (58b 5x4 1x6)      Javed Ahmadi    4-0-8-0
Salman Hossain    21* (41b 3x4)      Shabir Noori    1-0-3-0

18.1

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

18.2

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, 1 run

18.3

Shabir Noori to Soumya Sarkar, OUT, Spins and the left-hander defending, edges behind, Afsar Zazai throws the ball in the air in delight and then has it land on his helmeted head as he goes to congratulate the bowler

Soumya Sarkar c †Afsar Zazai b Shabir Noori 42 (59b 5x4 1x6) SR: 71.18

Match State: Drinks

18.4

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run

18.5

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run

18.6

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run

Good time to get a wicket for Afghanistan, had been tying down the batsmen, just nine runs off the past four overs by Bangladesh

End of over 19 (1 run) Bangladesh Under-19s 81/2
Asif Ahmed    0* (3b)      Shabir Noori    2-0-4-1
Salman Hossain    22* (43b 3x4)      Javed Ahmadi    4-0-8-0

19.1

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run

19.2

Javed Ahmadi to Asif Ahmed, no run

19.3

Javed Ahmadi to Asif Ahmed, no run

19.4

Javed Ahmadi to Asif Ahmed, 1 run, cut away to point

19.5

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 2 runs, hustles through, had to hurry, throw from backward point was wide in any case

19.6

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

Six an over from now on gets Bangladesh up to 265 after 50

End of over 20 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 85/2
Salman Hossain    25* (46b 3x4)      Javed Ahmadi    5-0-12-0
Asif Ahmed    1* (6b)      Shabir Noori    2-0-4-1

20.1

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run

20.2

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run, pitches on a length, spins in, batsman plays down the wrong line and is hit on the pads, bowler appeals, Umpire Tarapore

20.3

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run

20.4

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, no run

20.5

Shabir Noori to Asif Ahmed, 1 run

20.6

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, 1 run

Just ten runs off the four Powerplay overs so far

End of over 21 (2 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 87/2
Salman Hossain    26* (47b 3x4)      Shabir Noori    3-0-6-1
Asif Ahmed    2* (11b)      Javed Ahmadi    5-0-12-0

Shabir Noori goes off the field for treatment to his shoulder

21.1

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run

21.2

Javed Ahmadi to Asif Ahmed, OUT, Tried to hit a ball which landed juicily in his hitting zone over cover, mistimes it and its an easy take for Hashmatullah

Asif Ahmed c Hashmatullah Shaidi b Javed Ahmadi 2 (12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Afghanistan getting back into this game

21.3

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run

21.4

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

21.5

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

21.6

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 wide

14 runs and two wickets in the last five overs, a successful Bowling Powerplay

21.6

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

End of over 22 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 91/3
Mosaddek Hossain    1* (3b)      Javed Ahmadi    6-0-16-1
Salman Hossain    28* (49b 3x4)      Shabir Noori    3-0-6-1

Noor-ul Haq comes on in place of the indisposed Shabir Noori, fastish flat offies

22.1

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

22.2

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

22.3

Noor-ul-Haq to Salman Hossain, 1 run

22.4

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

22.5

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

22.6

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 wide

22.6

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

End of over 23 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 94/3
Mosaddek Hossain    2* (8b)      Noor-ul-Haq    1-0-3-0
Salman Hossain    29* (50b 3x4)      Javed Ahmadi    6-0-16-1

Salman Hossain's been holding the innings together, played some good strokes, but has been forced into defensive mode. Bangladesh will want him to go on and post a big one

23.1

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, no run

23.2

Javed Ahmadi to Salman Hossain, 1 run

23.3

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

23.4

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

23.5

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

23.6

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

End of over 24 (1 run) Bangladesh Under-19s 95/3
Mosaddek Hossain    2* (12b)      Javed Ahmadi    7-0-17-1
Salman Hossain    30* (52b 3x4)      Noor-ul-Haq    1-0-3-0

24.1

Noor-ul-Haq to Salman Hossain, FOUR, Short outside off, and cleverly glanced away to the vacant third-man boundary

24.2

Noor-ul-Haq to Salman Hossain, 1 run, played through the leg-side, nicely timed drive

24.3

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

24.4

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

24.5

Noor-ul-Haq to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

24.6

Noor-ul-Haq to Salman Hossain, no run

251 after 50 overs if Bangladesh go at six an over from now on

End of over 25 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 101/3
Salman Hossain    35* (55b 4x4)      Noor-ul-Haq    2-0-9-0
Mosaddek Hossain    3* (15b)      Javed Ahmadi    7-0-17-1

The tall Nasir with his leg-breaks in place of Javed Ahmadi at the Masjid End

25.1

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

25.2

Nasir Jamal to Salman Hossain, 2 runs

25.3

Nasir Jamal to Salman Hossain, no run

25.4

Nasir Jamal to Salman Hossain, 1 run

25.5

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

25.6

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

Shabir Noori back on to bowl, he was off the field for less than eight minutes

End of over 26 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 105/3
Mosaddek Hossain    4* (18b)      Nasir Jamal    1-0-4-0
Salman Hossain    38* (58b 4x4)      Noor-ul-Haq    2-0-9-0

26.1

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

26.2

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

26.3

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

26.4

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run, Bangladesh content to play conservatively at the moment

26.5

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

26.6

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

First maiden of the innings

End of over 27 (maiden) Bangladesh Under-19s 105/3
Salman Hossain    38* (64b 4x4)      Shabir Noori    4-1-6-1
Mosaddek Hossain    4* (18b)      Nasir Jamal    1-0-4-0

27.1

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run, Nice shot for just one, steps out to drive, finds cover point on the boundary

27.2

Nasir Jamal to Salman Hossain, 1 run, short and punched off the back foot to that man on the off-side boundary

27.3

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

27.4

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

27.5

Nasir Jamal to Salman Hossain, 1 run

27.6

Nasir Jamal to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run, short of a length again, and the batsman rocks back to hammer one through the off-side gap

End of over 28 (5 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 110/3
Mosaddek Hossain    7* (22b)      Nasir Jamal    2-0-9-0
Salman Hossain    40* (66b 4x4)      Shabir Noori    4-1-6-1

Interesting move by the Afghan captain, the spinners have been tying the Bangladesh batsmen down but its the pace of Aftab Alam that's been brought back on for his fifth over

28.1

Aftab Alam to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

28.2

Aftab Alam to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

28.3

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

28.4

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run, short, the batsman attempts the hook, goes a foot over the bat

28.5

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, no run

28.6

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, 1 run

decent steam from Aftab so far today

End of over 29 (2 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 112/3
Salman Hossain    41* (70b 4x4)      Aftab Alam    5-0-18-1
Mosaddek Hossain    8* (24b)      Nasir Jamal    2-0-9-0

29.1

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

29.2

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, 1 run, Salman Hossain looking more sprightly now, using his feet and manufacturing strokes

29.3

Shabir Noori to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

29.4

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, no run

29.5

Shabir Noori to Salman Hossain, 1 run

29.6

Shabir Noori to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

Four off the over without any alarms. Bangladesh will be on 236 after 50 if they score at six an over from now on

End of over 30 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 116/3
Mosaddek Hossain    10* (26b)      Shabir Noori    5-1-10-1
Salman Hossain    43* (74b 4x4)      Aftab Alam    5-0-18-1

30.1

Aftab Alam to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

30.2

Aftab Alam to Mosaddek Hossain, FOUR, Good shot, shimmies down the wicket to drive what became a half-volley to wide long-off

30.3

Aftab Alam to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

30.4

Aftab Alam to Salman Hossain, OUT, tries to dink a short ball, Tendulkar to Shoaib Akhtar 2003 World Cup-esque, but gloves it and just drops gently into the 'keeper's hands.End of a decent innings, just starting to open out and improvise he was

Salman Hossain c †Afsar Zazai b Aftab Alam 43 (75b 4x4 0x6) SR: 57.33

30.5

Aftab Alam to Al-Amin, no run

30.6

Aftab Alam to Al-Amin, 1 run

Bangladesh have lost four wickets for 40 in 22.1 overs, its been Afghanistan's second hour

End of over 31 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 122/4
Al-Amin    1* (2b)      Aftab Alam    6-0-24-2
Mosaddek Hossain    15* (29b 1x4)      Shabir Noori    5-1-10-1

Shabir switches ends, now on from the Masjid End

31.1

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, no run

31.2

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, no run

31.3

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, no run, Shabir bowling slower, with more flight, this spell

31.4

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, 1 run

31.5

Shabir Noori to Mosaddek Hossain, SIX, easy when you know how! Walks down the wicket, and just hoists one to the sightscreen. Good shot from a batsman whose looked good since he came in

31.6

Shabir Noori to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

End of over 32 (7 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 129/4
Mosaddek Hossain    21* (31b 1x4 1x6)      Shabir Noori    6-1-17-1
Al-Amin    2* (6b)      Aftab Alam    6-0-24-2

32.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Al-Amin, no run

32.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Al-Amin, no run

32.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Al-Amin, 1 run

32.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

32.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Al-Amin, no run

32.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Al-Amin, FOUR, Always a boost for the batting side when the last ball of an over goes to the boundary, pitched up, lofted off the front foot, two bounces to the cover boundary.

End of over 33 (6 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 135/4
Al-Amin    7* (11b 1x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    6-0-34-0
Mosaddek Hossain    22* (32b 1x4 1x6)      Shabir Noori    6-1-17-1

These two batters look sprightly, Bangladesh starting to move into second gear

33.1

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

33.2

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, no run

33.3

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, no run

33.4

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, no run

33.5

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, 1 run

33.6

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

Without being threatening, Sharafudin is doing a decent job for his side

End of over 34 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 138/4
Mosaddek Hossain    24* (34b 1x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    5-0-21-0
Al-Amin    8* (15b 1x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    6-0-34-0

Just the one over from Yamin, to allow Shabir to change ends! How a fast bowler is sacrificed for a slow bowler!

34.1

Shabir Noori to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

34.2

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, SIX, Sweet and sweeter, just timed over midwicket, the ball dropping on leg and middle and the batsman giving it the full flow of the bat

34.3

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, 1 run

34.4

Shabir Noori to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

34.5

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, no run

34.6

Shabir Noori to Al-Amin, no run

And the momentum is now with Bangladesh

End of over 35 (9 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 147/4
Al-Amin    15* (19b 1x4 1x6)      Shabir Noori    7-1-26-1
Mosaddek Hossain    26* (36b 1x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    5-0-21-0

Batting Powerplay 2 starts

35.1

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

35.2

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

35.3

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, no run

35.4

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, 2 runs, One run, cut to backward square, and then another from the erratic throw the bowler's end

35.5

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, no run

35.6

Sharafudin to Al-Amin, FOUR, slog-pulled over midwicket, two bounces and over the rope

End of over 36 (7 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 154/4
Al-Amin    21* (23b 2x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    6-0-28-0
Mosaddek Hossain    27* (38b 1x4 1x6)      Shabir Noori    7-1-26-1

Afghanistan's captain back on, there have been quite a few shuffles of the pack the past ten overs as he looks for an ace

36.1

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

36.2

Javed Ahmadi to Al-Amin, 1 run

Three on the leg-side boundary

36.3

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

36.4

Javed Ahmadi to Al-Amin, 1 run

36.5

Javed Ahmadi to Mosaddek Hossain, 1 run

36.6

Javed Ahmadi to Al-Amin, OUT, flighted on leg, swung away and caught by the fielder, down his throat, takes it head high, just a couple of feet in from the boundary. Looks back to confirm he hasn't touched the rope and the umpire concurs

Al-Amin c Sharafudin b Javed Ahmadi 23 (26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 88.46

Al-Amin had been looking good

End of over 37 (5 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 159/5
     Javed Ahmadi    8-0-22-2
Mosaddek Hossain    30* (41b 1x4 1x6)      Sharafudin    6-0-28-0

37.1

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

37.2

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, no run

37.3

Sharafudin to Mosaddek Hossain, OUT, comes down the wicket, and mistimes the attempeted big hit to to a ball pitching on middle, Najib didn't have to move an inch

Mosaddek Hossain c Najibullah Zadran b Sharafudin 30 (44b 1x4 1x6) SR: 68.18

Two enterprising batsmen out in the space of three balls and Afghanistan and Bangladesh are in a real arm-wrestle of a match

37.4

Sharafudin to Noor Hossain, no run

37.5

Sharafudin to Noor Hossain, 1 run

37.6

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, no run

End of over 38 (1 run) Bangladesh Under-19s 160/6
Nurul Hasan    0* (1b)      Sharafudin    7-0-29-1
Noor Hossain    1* (2b)      Javed Ahmadi    8-0-22-2

Aftab Alam back on at the Pavilion End. Will looking to slice through the tail.

38.1

Aftab Alam to Noor Hossain, no run

38.2

Aftab Alam to Noor Hossain, FOUR, Shot! The tail wags and the leg-stump ball is hoisted to the long-on fence

38.3

Aftab Alam to Noor Hossain, 1 run

38.4

Aftab Alam to Nurul Hasan, 1 run, In the blockhole, dug out, and with timing but straight to mid-on in the circle

38.5

Aftab Alam to Noor Hossain, no run

38.6

Aftab Alam to Noor Hossain, 1 run, uppercut down to third man, good contest between these two

Match State: Drinks

End of over 39 (7 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 167/6
Noor Hossain    7* (7b 1x4)      Aftab Alam    7-0-31-2
Nurul Hasan    1* (2b)      Sharafudin    7-0-29-1

Game interestingly poised, Afghanistan would love to keep Bangladesh to 220 or below (Bangladesh will need to score at 5 an over from now on). Bangladesh will feel confident that 250 will be enough for them to win (they'll need to score just under 8 an over from now on). A place in the semi-finals at stake, Afghanistan need to win and win by decent enough margin to pip Bangladesh on net run-rate

39.1

Sharafudin to Noor Hossain, no run

39.2

Sharafudin to Noor Hossain, no run

39.3

Sharafudin to Noor Hossain, 1 run

39.4

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, FOUR, Punched through the covers, off the back foot, finds the gap and there's no man in the deep

39.5

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, no run

39.6

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, no run

25 runs off the Batting Powerplay and two wickets

End of over 40 (5 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 172/6
Nurul Hasan    5* (5b 1x4)      Sharafudin    8-0-34-1
Noor Hossain    8* (10b 1x4)      Aftab Alam    7-0-31-2

Javed Ahmadi trying to mix things up for the batsmen here, not allowing them to settle against any one bowler or mode of attack. So far his bowlers not too unsettled by the chopping and changing.

40.1

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, no run

40.2

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, no run

40.3

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, no run

40.4

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, no run

40.5

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, no run

40.6

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, no run

And leads from the front with a maiden.

End of over 41 (maiden) Bangladesh Under-19s 172/6
Noor Hossain    8* (16b 1x4)      Javed Ahmadi    9-1-22-2
Nurul Hasan    5* (5b 1x4)      Sharafudin    8-0-34-1

41.1

Shabir Noori to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

41.2

Shabir Noori to Noor Hossain, no run

41.3

Shabir Noori to Noor Hossain, no run

41.4

Shabir Noori to Noor Hossain, 1 run

41.5

Shabir Noori to Nurul Hasan, no run

41.6

Shabir Noori to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

Races through his overs does Noor-ul Haq and Bangladesh haven't scored a boundary for the past fourteen deliveries

End of over 42 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 175/6
Nurul Hasan    7* (8b 1x4)      Shabir Noori    8-1-29-1
Noor Hossain    9* (19b 1x4)      Javed Ahmadi    9-1-22-2

42.1

Javed Ahmadi to Nurul Hasan, no run

42.2

Javed Ahmadi to Nurul Hasan, 1 run, dinked down to backward point

42.3

Javed Ahmadi to Noor Hossain, OUT, half-volley on leg, hit hard and plucked out of the air quite casually one-handed by mid-on inside the circle

Noor Hossain c Mohibullah Oryakhel b Javed Ahmadi 9 (20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.00

42.4

Javed Ahmadi to Naeem Islam, no run, hits the pads, going down leg

42.5

Javed Ahmadi to Naeem Islam, 1 run, nudged away to square leg

42.6

Javed Ahmadi to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

End of his quota and he's done well has the Afghanistan captain, very well

End of over 43 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 178/7
Nurul Hasan    9* (11b 1x4)      Javed Ahmadi    10-1-25-3
Naeem Islam jnr    1* (2b)      Shabir Noori    8-1-29-1

43.1

Shabir Noori to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

43.2

Shabir Noori to Naeem Islam, no run

43.3

Shabir Noori to Naeem Islam, 2 runs

43.4

Shabir Noori to Naeem Islam, no run

43.5

Shabir Noori to Naeem Islam, no run, sets himself for the Dilscoop, in the end doesn't try anything too grand, just deflects it to backward square

43.6

Shabir Noori to Naeem Islam, 1 run

End of over 44 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 182/7
Naeem Islam jnr    4* (7b)      Shabir Noori    9-1-33-1
Nurul Hasan    10* (12b 1x4)      Javed Ahmadi    10-1-25-3

44.1

Sharafudin to Naeem Islam, no run

44.2

Sharafudin to Naeem Islam, 1 run

44.3

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

44.4

Sharafudin to Naeem Islam, no run

44.5

Sharafudin to Naeem Islam, no run

44.6

Sharafudin to Naeem Islam, 1 run

Six an over from now on would get Bangladesh to 215 after 50

End of over 45 (3 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 185/7
Naeem Islam jnr    6* (12b)      Sharafudin    9-0-37-1
Nurul Hasan    11* (13b 1x4)      Shabir Noori    9-1-33-1

45.1

Shabir Noori to Naeem Islam, OUT, Goes for a big hit to a well-flighted delivery, gets the outside edge and loops up to fly slip running round

Naeem Islam jnr c Yamin Ahmadzai b Shabir Noori 6 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

45.2

Shabir Noori to Dewan Sabbir, no run

45.3

Shabir Noori to Dewan Sabbir, 1 wide

45.3

Shabir Noori to Dewan Sabbir, no run

45.4

Shabir Noori to Dewan Sabbir, 1 run, dropped , paddled hard head high to the man at square leg, gets two hands to it moving to his right, saves five, would have been a six

45.5

Shabir Noori to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

45.6

Shabir Noori to Dewan Sabbir, 1 run

End of over 46 (4 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 189/8
Dewan Sabbir    2* (4b)      Shabir Noori    10-1-37-2
Nurul Hasan    12* (14b 1x4)      Sharafudin    9-0-37-1

46.1

Sharafudin to Dewan Sabbir, 1 run

46.2

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

46.3

Sharafudin to Dewan Sabbir, 1 run

46.4

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, 2 runs

46.5

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, 2 runs, Tip and run stuff, fielders holding firm, batsmen looking to run on everything

46.6

Sharafudin to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

End of over 47 (8 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 197/8
Nurul Hasan    18* (18b 1x4)      Sharafudin    10-0-45-1
Dewan Sabbir    4* (6b)      Shabir Noori    10-1-37-2

New bowler Najib is going to find it difficult to come on at this time

47.1

Najibullah Zadran to Nurul Hasan, 1 wide

47.1

Najibullah Zadran to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

47.2

Najibullah Zadran to Dewan Sabbir, no run

47.3

Najibullah Zadran to Dewan Sabbir, no run

47.4

Najibullah Zadran to Dewan Sabbir, SIX, high, wide and handsome, leg-sstump half-volley struck hard, soars over midwicket

47.5

Najibullah Zadran to Dewan Sabbir, 1 run

47.6

Najibullah Zadran to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

End of over 48 (10 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 207/8
Nurul Hasan    20* (20b 1x4)      Najibullah Zadran    1-0-10-0
Dewan Sabbir    11* (10b 1x6)      Sharafudin    10-0-45-1

48.1

Yamin Ahmadzai to Nurul Hasan, FOUR, Short and pulled in front of square, authoritative

48.2

Yamin Ahmadzai to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

48.3

Yamin Ahmadzai to Dewan Sabbir, 2 runs, Hustles hard for two, after flat-batting it to long-on, direct hit would have been close

48.4

Yamin Ahmadzai to Dewan Sabbir, FOUR, another short one, slammed away in front of square

48.5

Yamin Ahmadzai to Dewan Sabbir, 1 run, full-length delivery, hit straight to point, they still take the run

48.6

Yamin Ahmadzai to Nurul Hasan, 1 run

Bangladesh's most productive over of the innings. Every run crucial now, Afor that much desired semi-final place

End of over 49 (13 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 220/8
Nurul Hasan    26* (23b 2x4)      Yamin Ahmadzai    7-0-47-0
Dewan Sabbir    18* (13b 1x4 1x6)      Najibullah Zadran    1-0-10-0

Bangladesh's tail wagging hard, the dragon Aftab huffing and puffing

49.1

Aftab Alam to Nurul Hasan, FOUR, lapped down to fine leg, inventive and productive!

49.2

Aftab Alam to Nurul Hasan, SIX, this one's the same, but its lapped even better! Wow

49.3

Aftab Alam to Nurul Hasan, FOUR, Three-peated, not short balls at all these have been, just scooped over and past fine leg each time

49.4

Aftab Alam to Nurul Hasan, OUT, Holes out to mid-off but has done his job, good effort and receives a fine hand from his team-mates coming back to the Pavilion

Nurul Hasan c Noor-ul-Haq b Aftab Alam 40 (27b 4x4 1x6) SR: 148.14

49.5

Aftab Alam to Dewan Sabbir, no run, plays and misses outside off

49.6

Aftab Alam to Dewan Sabbir, SIX, one stride down the wicket, sends it soaring over midwicket

Match State: Lunch

43 runs off the last three overs have brought Bangladesh right back up and they've posted a very challenging 240. Afghanistan may indeed chase them down, it remains a good wicket for batting, Afghanistan's captain has asked for the light roller to be put on during lunch, just wanting to smooth the track down further. Thanks for logging on, join us again in 40 minutes for what promises to be an exciting few hours

End of over 50 (20 runs) Bangladesh Under-19s 240/9
Dewan Sabbir    24* (15b 1x4 2x6)      Aftab Alam    8-0-51-3
Nasum Ahmed    0* (0b)      Yamin Ahmadzai    7-0-47-0
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