Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, 2003/04 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Zimbabwe v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 8 runs

8.2

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

8.3

Streak to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and moving away, no shot offered, nice carry to the keeper

8.4

Streak to Rajin Saleh, 1 leg bye

Bangladesh 21/2   Rajin Saleh 0* (3b)

9.1

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, down the leg side

9.1

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off, defended leaning forward

9.2

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, driven hard but straight back to the bowler

9.3

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended to the leg side, fielder comes in quickly and single is cut off

9.4

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, driven straight to the mid off fielder

9.5

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, left alone

9.6

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, turned away to the vacant backward of square leg region

Bangladesh 28/2   Rajin Saleh 1* (9b)

10.1

Streak to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, outside the off stump, tight call this

10.1

Streak to Rajin Saleh, no run, good delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

10.2

Streak to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, extra bounce, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, defended awkwardly to the short fine leg region, easy single

Bangladesh 30/2   Rajin Saleh 2* (11b)

11.1

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, another wide! again down the leg side

11.1

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, defended watchfully

11.2

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, no stopping that! pitched up outside the off stump, perfectly in the slot, driven wide of the mid off fielder

11.3

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended back to the bowler

11.4

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched up on the middle and off, driven down to the mid on region

11.5

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off side, no shot offered

11.6

Hondo to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and moving in, defended back to the bowler

Bangladesh 36/2   Rajin Saleh 6* (17b 1x4)

12.3

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

12.4

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, pushed down to third man, easy single

Bangladesh 38/2   Rajin Saleh 7* (19b 1x4)

13.1

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, pitched in line and drifting down the leg side, defended

13.2

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery wide outside the off stump, no shot offered

13.3

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched outside the off stump and moving away, no shot offered

13.4

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, moves forward and defends well

13.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, defended to the leg side

13.6

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushed to the mid off region, fielder comes in quickly and the single is not taken, Mahwire starts with a maiden

Bangladesh 38/2   Rajin Saleh 7* (25b 1x4)

14.3

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, pushed just wide of the point fielder

14.4

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

14.5

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, Saleh stands tall and defends it to the off side

14.6

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

Bangladesh 39/2   Rajin Saleh 7* (29b 1x4)

16.1

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run, fraction short outside the offs stump, Saleh cuts and gets a bottom edge, one bounce to the keeper

16.2

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended to the gully region, fielder comes in quickly

16.3

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, excellent! short and touch wide outside the off stump, Saleh leans back and cuts it into the gap between point and gully, third man had no chance

16.4

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run, beauty! superb delivery outside the off stump, Saleh pushes at it and gets beaten, good reply

16.5

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, defended to the leg side, easy single taken

Bangladesh 44/2   Rajin Saleh 12* (34b 2x4)

17.1

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, pithed up on the pads, driven straight to the mid on fielder, loud NO call from the batsman

17.2

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, ball moving away a bit after pitching, Saleh watches it all the way to the keeper

17.3

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, fuller length outside the off stump, Saleh swings hard trying to go over the top of mid off, ends up miss-hitting it just wide of the fielder running back

17.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, down the leg side

17.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, shot! pitched up outside the off stump, perfect half volley, driven wide of the mid off fielder

17.6

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, slower delivery outside the off stump, defended

Bangladesh 51/2   Rajin Saleh 17* (39b 3x4)

18.4

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

18.5

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, short outside the off stump, very close to the off stump line, Saleh waits for it and cuts it late, just the single

Bangladesh 53/2   Rajin Saleh 18* (41b 3x4)

21.1

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, pitched outside the off stump and spinning in, defended back to the bowler

21.2

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, goes back and pushes it straight to the cover fielder, was hit uplishly but well short

21.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven down to the long off region, easy single

21.5

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, defended to the off side

21.6

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

Bangladesh 76/2   Rajin Saleh 19* (46b 3x4)

22.3

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

22.4

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

22.5

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

Bangladesh 78/2   Rajin Saleh 20* (49b 3x4)

23.1

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

23.2

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

23.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended to the off side, fielder comes in quickly and saves the single

23.4

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, played down to the mid on region, good diving stop there saves runs

23.5

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, turned away to the leg side, keeper covers it well

23.6

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, tossed up on the middle and off, driven wide of the mid off fielder, easy single to end the over

Bangladesh 81/2   Rajin Saleh 22* (55b 3x4)

24.1

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, full-toss on the middle, hit straight back to the bowler

24.2

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven down to the long off region, just the single

24.5

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, moves forward and defends it back down the track

24.6

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, comes down the track and defends it to the off side

Bangladesh 83/2   Rajin Saleh 23* (59b 3x4)

25.2

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended to the off side

25.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it down to the long off region

25.5

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, defended to the gully region

25.6

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

Bangladesh 86/2   Rajin Saleh 24* (62b 3x4)

26.2

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

26.3

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, drives it back to the bowler

26.4

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 4 runs, shot! comes down the track and lofts it away to the deep mid wicket region, great piece of fielding in the deep, but the batsmen run four

26.5

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

26.6

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

Bangladesh 92/2   Rajin Saleh 29* (67b 3x4)

27.1

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

27.3

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

27.4

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

27.5

Price to Rajin Saleh, SIX, comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the delivery and lofts it over the long on fence, good clean hit, huge hit, and new balls called for

27.6

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

Bangladesh 101/2   Rajin Saleh 37* (72b 3x4 1x6)

28.1

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

28.2

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

28.3

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushed back to the bowler

28.4

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, defended to the off side with soft hands, quick single taken

28.6

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, swept down to the fine leg region, easy single to end the over

Bangladesh 104/2   Rajin Saleh 39* (77b 3x4 1x6)

29.1

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, waits for it and plays it away to deep cover, quick single

29.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, steps out and pushes it straight to the cover fielder

29.4

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, defended to the point region, miss-field allows the batsmen to cross over

Bangladesh 107/2   Rajin Saleh 41* (80b 3x4 1x6)

30.1

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

30.2

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

30.3

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

30.4

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

30.5

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, swept fine to the deep fine leg region

Bangladesh 108/2   Rajin Saleh 42* (85b 3x4 1x6)

31.2

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

31.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven down to long off

Bangladesh 111/2   Rajin Saleh 41* (87b 3x4 1x6)

32.1

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, played down to long on

32.3

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, played straight to the man at short fine leg

32.4

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, comes down the track and plays it down to the long off region, easy single

Bangladesh 114/2   Rajin Saleh 43* (90b 3x4 1x6)

33.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

33.4

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

33.5

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run

33.6

Price to Rajin Saleh, 3 runs, waits for it and plays it late and gets it wide of the short third man fielder

Bangladesh 119/2   Rajin Saleh 46* (94b 3x4 1x6)

34.1

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

34.3

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended to the off side

34.4

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushed back to the bowler

34.5

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

Bangladesh 122/2   Rajin Saleh 48* (98b 3x4 1x6)

35.4

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, played wide of the diving mid off fielder

Bangladesh 129/2   Rajin Saleh 49* (99b 3x4 1x6)

36.1

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run, down the leg side, swept straight to the short fine leg fielder

36.2

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, played wide of the point fielder, brings up his fifty

36.5

Flower to Rajin Saleh, no run

36.6

Flower to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, comes down the track, takes it on the full and drives it down to the long off region

Bangladesh 136/3   Rajin Saleh 51* (98b 3x4 1x6)

37.1

Price to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, goes back and plays it wide of the short fine leg fielder, easy single

37.6

Price to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, short outside the off stump, Saleh goes back and cuts it wide of the cover fielder, ball races away to the fence

Bangladesh 142/3   Rajin Saleh 56* (100b 4x4 1x6)

39.3

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, comes down the track and defends, Price follows it up and stops the single

39.4

Price to Rajin Saleh, no run, good delivery outside the offs stump, nice turn, Saleh pushes at it and gets beaten

39.5

Price to Rajin Saleh, OUT, RUN OUT! pushed to the gully region, quick single called for, fielder comes in quickly, dives forward, picks it up cleanly and throws it back to the keeper, the bails are off in a flash and Rafique is well short of his crease

Mohammad Rafique run out 6 (14m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

Bangladesh 148/4   Rajin Saleh 56* (102b 4x4 1x6)

40.4

Streak to Rajin Saleh, no run

40.5

Streak to Rajin Saleh, no run

40.6

Streak to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

Bangladesh 153/4   Rajin Saleh 57* (106b 4x4 1x6)

41.1

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, OUT, slower delivery outside the off stump, ends up ballooning it to the long on region, Hondo comes in and takes a good catch

Rajin Saleh c Hondo b Ervine 57 (126m 107b 4x4 1x6) SR: 53.27

Bangladesh 153/5   Rajin Saleh 57 (107b 4x4 1x6)
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