Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, 2003/04 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Zimbabwe v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 8 runs

12.1

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and swinging away, left alone

12.2

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short outside the off stump, cut away to the third man region, just the single

12.3

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

12.4

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

12.5

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, pitched up on the middle and off, defended to the off side

12.6

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run

Bangladesh 38/2   SM Ervine 1-0-2-0

14.1

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, pushed to point

14.2

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 1 leg bye, drifting down the leg side, ball clips the pad and runs away to the square leg region

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   SM Ervine 2-1-2-0

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

16.6

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run

Bangladesh 44/2   SM Ervine 3-1-7-0

18.1

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery very close to the off stump line, defended

18.2

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, fraction short outside the off stump, pulled away beautifully but straight to Grand Flower at mid wicket

18.3

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short outside the off stump, no real width, Bashar goes back and cuts it down to the third man region, fielder moves across quickly and stops the second run

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

18.6

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, pitched up on the middle and leg, turned away to the mid wicket region, good diving stop there saves runs

Bangladesh 54/2   SM Ervine 4-1-10-0

20.1

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, short outside the off stump, played wide of the gully fielder, full length diving stop there saves runs

20.2

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, fraction short, very close to cut but Bashar cuts and gets beaten

20.3

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, short outside the off stump, again no width for the cut shot, Bashar waits for it and plays it late, beats the third man fielder comfortably

20.4

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 2 runs, pulls it wide of the fine leg fielder, comes back easily for the second

20.5

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

20.6

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run

Bangladesh 74/2   SM Ervine 5-1-16-0

22.1

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, no run

22.2

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 1 run

22.3

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

22.4

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, no run

22.5

Ervine to Rajin Saleh, 1 run

22.6

Ervine to Habibul Bashar, 1 run

Bangladesh 79/2   SM Ervine 6-1-19-0

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

41.2

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR

41.3

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run

41.4

Ervine to Mushfiqur Rahman, 1 no ball, OUT, RUN OUT! another one, down to the keeper, they run, direct hit at the bowlers end

Mushfiqur Rahman run out 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

41.4

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs

41.5

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR

41.6

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, no run

Bangladesh 165/6   SM Ervine 7-1-32-1

43.1

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, no run, outside the off stump, shade slow, Mahmud tries to play it away but makes no contact

43.2

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, no run, yorker on the middle and leg, defended back to the bowler

43.3

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Mahmud slashes hard and gets an edge down to the third man region

43.4

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the middle and leg, defended to the leg side

43.5

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, Mahmud drives hard and gets a thick edge down to the third man region, just the single

43.6

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pitched up outside the off stump, played wide of the bowler, mid off fielder is wide and the single is taken

Bangladesh 177/6   SM Ervine 8-1-36-1

45.1

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, 1 run

45.2

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside the off stump, was the slower one, Ashraful moves across and tries to play it over the short fine leg fielder but ends up almost giving him a catch

45.3

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, 1 leg bye

45.4

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, outside the off stump, swing hard and gets it on the meat of the bat, ball races away to the mid wicket fence

45.5

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, full toss on the middle, played away to deep square leg

45.6

Ervine to Khaled Mahmud, FOUR, smashed over extra cover, another superb shot

Bangladesh 204/6   SM Ervine 9-1-47-1

47.1

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run

47.2

Ervine to Khaled Mashud, 1 run

47.3

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pitched up outside the offs stump, turned away to the mid wicket region

47.4

Ervine to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, slower delivery outside the off stump, played across the line to the mid wicket region

47.5

Ervine to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pitched up outside the off stump, played down to long on

47.6

Ervine to Khaled Mashud, 1 run

Bangladesh 217/7   SM Ervine 10-1-53-1
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