ICC World Cup, 6th Match: Bangladesh v New Zealand at Chelmsford, May 17, 1999
ICC World Cup - 6th match, Group B
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)
Played at County Ground, Chelmsford (neutral venue)
17 May 1999 (50-over match)
0.1

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, just a defensive tap down the wicket

0.2

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, swinging away, outside the off stump and thru to the keeper

0.3

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, very nice ball, perfect pace to exploit the swing, just missing the outside edge of the defensive bat

0.4

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, left alone, passes thru to the keeper

0.5

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, 1 wide, on the leg stump, moving away, down the leg side

the NZ chase is underway!

0.5

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, flicked away straight to the mid wicket

0.6

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, bat on the shouler, behind the head, ball passes outside the off stump

the left armer Manjural to open from the other end

End of over 1 (1 run) New Zealand 1/0 (116 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 1.00, RRR: 2.36)

    • MJ Horne 0 (6b)
    • NJ Astle 0 (0b)
    • Hasibul Hossain 1-0-1-0
1.1

Manjural Islam to Astle, no run, over the wicket, across the right hander, defended just outside the off stump

1.2

Manjural Islam to Astle, FOUR, casual as you like, straight drive off the stumps, beats the deep chasing mid off

1.3

Manjural Islam to Astle, no run, easy drive to the extra cover

1.4

Manjural Islam to Astle, no run, cross bat chop into the ground, trickles into the covers

1.5

Manjural Islam to Astle, OUT, clown clown clown, thought he was good enough to get a big score against this team, but slogs the drive down the throat of the extra cover, arrogant stuff, and he's on his bike

NJ Astle c Aminul Islam b Manjural Islam 4 (8m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

1.6

Manjural Islam to McMillan, no run

End of over 2 (4 runs) New Zealand 5/1 (112 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 2.50, RRR: 2.33)

    • CD McMillan 0 (1b)
    • MJ Horne 0 (6b)
    • Manjural Islam 1-0-4-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 1-0-1-0
2.1

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run

2.2

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run

2.3

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, lovely new ball bowling, into the pads, good inseam, big appeal, but missing the leg stump

2.4

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run

2.5

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, squeezes it away into the covers, just a little chop

2.6

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, bat raised, ball passes to the keeper

End of over 3 (maiden) New Zealand 5/1 (112 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 1.66, RRR: 2.38)

    • MJ Horne 0 (12b)
    • CD McMillan 0 (1b)
    • Hasibul Hossain 2-1-1-0
    • Manjural Islam 1-0-4-1
3.1

Manjural Islam to McMillan, no run, inside edge into the pads, ball trickles to the keeper

3.2

Manjural Islam to McMillan, no run, huge wafty swing and miss outside the off stump, NZ are more concerned with finishing this match early rather than actually winning it

3.3

Manjural Islam to McMillan, no run, squeezed onto the on side

3.4

Manjural Islam to McMillan, no run, the crowd is well alive, huge cheers for every dot ball, and an even bigger cheer for that missed late cut

3.5

Manjural Islam to McMillan, FOUR, excellent cover drive brings us all back to reality

3.6

Manjural Islam to McMillan, 2 runs, clipped off the pads behind square

End of over 4 (6 runs) New Zealand 11/1 (106 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 2.75, RRR: 2.30)

    • CD McMillan 6 (7b 1x4)
    • MJ Horne 0 (12b)
    • Manjural Islam 2-0-10-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 2-1-1-0
4.1

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run, defending outside the off stump, bowler fields

4.2

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, 1 run, very firm shot into the covers, but fielded

4.3

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, pops it up! but just short of the extra cover fielder, so close

4.4

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, and another false shot, trying the flick thru square, leading edge pops up on the off side

4.5

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, and again, played and missed outside the off stump, fantastic batting from McMillan

4.6

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, late cut, missed outside the off stump

End of over 5 (1 run) New Zealand 12/1 (105 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 2.40, RRR: 2.33)

    • CD McMillan 6 (11b 1x4)
    • MJ Horne 1 (14b)
    • Hasibul Hossain 3-1-2-0
    • Manjural Islam 2-0-10-1
5.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, 1 wide, pushed way too far across the right hander

5.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

5.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, quick ball, putting his back into it, pitching on leg stump, edge pops up into the off side

5.3

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, firm straight drive, into the bowler's stumps after he flicked them on, luckily McMillan was aware enough

5.4

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, defends into the covers

5.5

Manjural Islam to Horne, FOUR, Horne finally remembers the point of batting to to score runs, handy on drive thru the mid wicket

5.6

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, careful tight defence down the pitch

End of over 6 (5 runs) New Zealand 17/1 (100 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 2.83, RRR: 2.27)

    • MJ Horne 5 (20b 1x4)
    • CD McMillan 6 (11b 1x4)
    • Manjural Islam 3-0-15-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 3-1-2-0
6.1

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, squeezed back down the wicket

6.2

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run

6.3

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, more defence, back to the bowler

6.4

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, outside the off stump, misses the push across the line

6.5

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, just a defensive push to the point fielder

last ball before lunch

6.6

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run, defended to the mid off, and in true Test tradition, a maiden in the over prior to lunch

Match State: Lunch play to continue at 1400 GMT

End of over 7 (maiden) New Zealand 17/1 (100 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 2.42, RRR: 2.32)

    • CD McMillan 6 (17b 1x4)
    • MJ Horne 5 (20b 1x4)
    • Hasibul Hossain 4-2-2-0
    • Manjural Islam 3-0-15-1
7.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

7.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

7.3

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

7.4

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

7.5

Manjural Islam to Horne, 1 run

7.6

Manjural Islam to McMillan, 2 runs

End of over 8 (3 runs) New Zealand 20/1 (97 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 2.50, RRR: 2.30)

    • CD McMillan 8 (18b 1x4)
    • MJ Horne 6 (25b 1x4)
    • Manjural Islam 4-0-18-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 4-2-2-0
8.1

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, no run

8.2

Hasibul Hossain to Horne, 1 run

8.3

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, FOUR, easily played thru the covers, just a causal chop in front of the point

8.4

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, FOUR, and again, this time on the back foot, well cut behind the point

8.5

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run

8.6

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run

End of over 9 (9 runs) New Zealand 29/1 (88 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 3.22, RRR: 2.14)

    • CD McMillan 16 (22b 3x4)
    • MJ Horne 7 (27b 1x4)
    • Hasibul Hossain 5-2-11-0
    • Manjural Islam 4-0-18-1
9.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, into the pads again, another appeal, but the left armer pitched outside the leg stump

9.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

9.3

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

9.4

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

9.5

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, pushing too far across the batsman, pitching on the off stump and seaming away to the keeper

9.6

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, shunted across the line to point, another maiden, the lunchtime feed has calmed NZ down to some extent

End of over 10 (maiden) New Zealand 29/1 (88 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 2.90, RRR: 2.20)

    • MJ Horne 7 (31b 1x4)
    • CD McMillan 16 (22b 3x4)
    • Manjural Islam 5-1-18-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 5-2-11-0
10.1

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run

10.2

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, no run

10.3

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, FOUR

10.4

Hasibul Hossain to McMillan, OUT

CD McMillan c Naimur Rahman b Hasibul Hossain 20 (34m 26b 4x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

10.5

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, 1 wide

10.5

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

10.6

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, FOUR

End of over 11 (9 runs) New Zealand 38/2 (79 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 3.45, RRR: 2.02)

    • SP Fleming 4 (2b 1x4)
    • MJ Horne 7 (33b 1x4)
    • Hasibul Hossain 6-2-20-1
    • Manjural Islam 5-1-18-1
11.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

11.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

11.3

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

11.4

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

11.5

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

11.6

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

End of over 12 (maiden) New Zealand 38/2 (79 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 3.16, RRR: 2.07)

    • MJ Horne 7 (39b 1x4)
    • SP Fleming 4 (2b 1x4)
    • Manjural Islam 6-2-18-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 6-2-20-1
12.1

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

12.2

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

12.3

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

12.4

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, 2 runs

12.5

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

12.6

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

End of over 13 (2 runs) New Zealand 40/2 (77 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 3.07, RRR: 2.08)

    • SP Fleming 6 (8b 1x4)
    • MJ Horne 7 (39b 1x4)
    • Hasibul Hossain 7-2-22-1
    • Manjural Islam 6-2-18-1
13.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

13.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

13.3

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

13.4

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

13.5

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

13.6

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run

End of over 14 (maiden) New Zealand 40/2 (77 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 2.85, RRR: 2.13)

    • MJ Horne 7 (45b 1x4)
    • SP Fleming 6 (8b 1x4)
    • Manjural Islam 7-3-18-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 7-2-22-1
14.1

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

14.2

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

14.3

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run, driven direct to the mid off

14.4

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, FOUR, flicked off the legs, too wide of the fine leg

14.5

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run, seaming in into the off stump, into the pads, big appeal, no life from the umpire, missing off

14.6

Hasibul Hossain to Fleming, no run

End of over 15 (4 runs) New Zealand 44/2 (73 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 2.93, RRR: 2.08)

    • SP Fleming 10 (14b 2x4)
    • MJ Horne 7 (45b 1x4)
    • Hasibul Hossain 8-2-26-1
    • Manjural Islam 7-3-18-1
15.1

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, squeezed away past the bowler to the mid on

15.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, 1 wide, across the right hander, thru to the keeper

15.2

Manjural Islam to Horne, 1 run, grinds it thru point, fielded in the deep

15.3

Manjural Islam to Fleming, 2 runs, straight drive off the stumps and into the deep

15.4

Manjural Islam to Fleming, 1 leg bye, missed flick across the line, ball trickles to the square leg

15.5

Manjural Islam to Horne, no run, hit hard but direct to the captain standing deepish at mid off

15.6

Manjural Islam to Horne, 1 run, driven wide of Aminul this time, but he dives well and restricts it to a single

End of over 16 (6 runs) New Zealand 50/2 (67 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 3.12, RRR: 1.97)

    • MJ Horne 9 (49b 1x4)
    • SP Fleming 12 (16b 2x4)
    • Manjural Islam 8-3-23-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 8-2-26-1
16.1

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, scrumptious full toss outside the off stump, but hit in typical NZ fashion to the extra cover

16.2

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run

16.3

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, 2 runs, one step down the pitch and knocks it wide of the 3rd man

16.4

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, an air drive, just a little bit of nip beat the batsman

16.5

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, chopped into the ground, ball trickles back to the bowler

16.6

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, 1 run, pushes across the line to point

End of over 17 (3 runs) New Zealand 53/2 (64 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 3.11, RRR: 1.93)

    • MJ Horne 12 (55b 1x4)
    • SP Fleming 12 (16b 2x4)
    • Khaled Mahmud 1-0-3-0
    • Manjural Islam 8-3-23-1
17.1

Enamul Haque to Horne, FOUR, god awful bowling, that better be just a loosener, much width, and much pitched up, slammed thru the extra cover region

17.2

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run, pushing on the off side

17.3

Enamul Haque to Horne, 3 runs, excellent bit of turn grabs the outside edge of the drive and floats over the cover point, slow fielding allows the 3

17.4

Enamul Haque to Fleming, 1 run, driven on the on side, fielded in the deep

17.5

Enamul Haque to Horne, 1 run, sweeps well behind square, deep backward square collects

17.6

Enamul Haque to Fleming, 1 run

End of over 18 (10 runs) New Zealand 63/2 (54 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 3.50, RRR: 1.68)

    • SP Fleming 14 (18b 2x4)
    • MJ Horne 20 (59b 2x4)
    • Enamul Haque 1-0-10-0
    • Khaled Mahmud 1-0-3-0
18.1

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run

18.2

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run

18.3

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run

18.4

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run

18.5

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run, driving outside the off stump to the keeper

18.6

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run, and back to the bowler, clap clap Fleming, plays a maiden to Mahmud

End of over 19 (maiden) New Zealand 63/2 (54 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 3.31, RRR: 1.74)

    • SP Fleming 14 (24b 2x4)
    • MJ Horne 20 (59b 2x4)
    • Khaled Mahmud 2-1-3-0
    • Enamul Haque 1-0-10-0
19.1

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run, defending short of the covers

19.2

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run, defensive, short of the cover point

19.3

Enamul Haque to Horne, FOUR, airy drive, not too far away from spooning a catch to the covers, lucky to pick the gap in addition and get an undeserved boundary

19.4

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run, no shot offered, leaves it alone to the keeper

19.5

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run, beaten! oh dear, the class of Enamul is too much, the left arm finger spin is too good for the attempted sweep

19.6

Enamul Haque to Horne, 1 run

End of over 20 (5 runs) New Zealand 68/2 (49 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 3.40, RRR: 1.63)

    • MJ Horne 25 (65b 3x4)
    • SP Fleming 14 (24b 2x4)
    • Enamul Haque 2-0-15-0
    • Khaled Mahmud 2-1-3-0
20.1

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, bat raised above it, thru to the keeper

20.2

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, defensive outside the off stump, onto the off side

20.3

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, firm push direct to the cover fielder

20.4

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, drives down the wicket, the bowler dives and slows it down

20.5

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, 1 run, pushing across the line and down to the 3r dman

20.6

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run, missing the shot across the line, ball runs off the pad to the square leg

End of over 21 (1 run) New Zealand 69/2 (48 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 3.28, RRR: 1.65)

    • SP Fleming 14 (25b 2x4)
    • MJ Horne 26 (70b 3x4)
    • Khaled Mahmud 3-1-4-0
    • Enamul Haque 2-0-15-0
21.1

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run, strongly defended outside the off stump

21.2

Enamul Haque to Horne, 1 run, flicks behind the square leg umpire

21.3

Enamul Haque to Fleming, no run, a little turn into the pad, Fleming trying to pat it away

21.4

Enamul Haque to Fleming, 1 run, onto the back foot, carefully pushed away on the on side

21.5

Enamul Haque to Horne, FOUR, and thru the covers into the deep

21.6

Enamul Haque to Horne, no run

End of over 22 (6 runs) New Zealand 75/2 (42 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 3.40, RRR: 1.50)

    • MJ Horne 31 (74b 4x4)
    • SP Fleming 15 (27b 2x4)
    • Enamul Haque 3-0-21-0
    • Khaled Mahmud 3-1-4-0
22.1

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run

22.2

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run

22.3

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run, defended towards the coverx

22.4

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, no run, more soft drives, Rahman is the fielder

22.5

Khaled Mahmud to Fleming, 1 run, a little knock across the line to the 3rd man

22.6

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, 1 run

the pace bowler cum slow left armer Mohammad Rafique is the new bowl

End of over 23 (2 runs) New Zealand 77/2 (40 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 3.34, RRR: 1.48)

    • MJ Horne 32 (75b 4x4)
    • SP Fleming 16 (32b 2x4)
    • Khaled Mahmud 4-1-6-0
    • Enamul Haque 3-0-21-0
23.1

Mohammad Rafique to Horne, 1 run, flicked across the legs

23.2

Mohammad Rafique to Fleming, OUT, end of a great captain's knock, slow and low outside the off stump, trying the cut shot, a faint bottom edge, excellent catch by the keeper

SP Fleming c †Khaled Mashud b Mohammad Rafique 16 (45m 33b 2x4 0x6) SR: 48.48

23.3

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run

23.4

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, pushed on the off side to the mid off

23.5

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, 3 runs, late cut, tiny touch has it travelling fine, no 3rd man, great fielding by the man chasing, slides and collides with the fence

23.6

Mohammad Rafique to Horne, no run, drives to the mid off, end of an excellent first up over

End of over 24 (4 runs) New Zealand 81/3 (36 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 3.37, RRR: 1.38)

    • MJ Horne 33 (77b 4x4)
    • RG Twose 3 (3b)
    • Mohammad Rafique 1-0-4-1
    • Khaled Mahmud 4-1-6-0
24.1

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run

24.2

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run

24.3

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, driven across the lien to the mid wicket

24.4

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, walking into it to defend, takes it on the pad with the bat hidden, an appeal, but obviously not out

24.5

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, worked on the on side

24.6

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, across the line to the square, 7th maiden of the innings

End of over 25 (maiden) New Zealand 81/3 (36 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 3.24, RRR: 1.44)

    • RG Twose 3 (9b)
    • MJ Horne 33 (77b 4x4)
    • Khaled Mahmud 5-2-6-0
    • Mohammad Rafique 1-0-4-1
25.1

Mohammad Rafique to Horne, 1 run, glances away behind square, not much longer now for NZ

25.2

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, strange stuff from Twose, runs out of his crease to defend

25.3

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, only a short hop thsi time, but firm forward defence

25.4

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, low to the ground cut, still missed outside the off stump

25.5

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, defends back to the bowler

25.6

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, 3 runs, on his tippy toes, pushing across the line behind the point fielder

Match State: Drinks

End of over 26 (4 runs) New Zealand 85/3 (32 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 3.26, RRR: 1.33)

    • RG Twose 6 (14b)
    • MJ Horne 34 (78b 4x4)
    • Mohammad Rafique 2-0-8-1
    • Khaled Mahmud 5-2-6-0
26.1

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run

26.2

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, grinds it off the stumps and down the wicket

26.3

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, terrible shot, just trying to slash it away anywhere, thick edge into the pads, lucky to miss the stumps

26.4

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, 3 runs

26.5

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run

26.6

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, no run, some defensive work on the off side

End of over 27 (3 runs) New Zealand 88/3 (29 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 3.25, RRR: 1.26)

    • MJ Horne 34 (80b 4x4)
    • RG Twose 9 (18b)
    • Khaled Mahmud 6-2-9-0
    • Mohammad Rafique 2-0-8-1
27.1

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, stepping back, defending on the on side

27.2

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, pushed back to the bowler

27.3

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, no run, wide of the off stump, spinning in, left alone

27.4

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, FOUR, too short, Twose with all the time in the world, chooses to smack it thru point

27.5

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, FOUR, big swing, inside edge missing the off stump and thru the keeper's legs

27.6

Mohammad Rafique to Twose, SIX, way overpitched outside the off stump, hammered way way over the long on

and you can guess the standard of the bowling when Roger Twose can play shots like that we're now into the home stretch thanks to Twose's pyrotechnics - 15 runs to win they've taken a replacement ball due to the last one visiting downtown CHelmsford

End of over 28 (14 runs) New Zealand 102/3 (15 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 3.64, RRR: 0.68)

    • RG Twose 23 (24b 2x4 1x6)
    • MJ Horne 34 (80b 4x4)
    • Mohammad Rafique 3-0-22-1
    • Khaled Mahmud 6-2-9-0
28.1

Khaled Mahmud to Horne, 1 run, a push of a drive

28.2

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run, nervous defence, onto the off side

28.3

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run

28.4

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, 2 runs

28.5

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run

28.6

Khaled Mahmud to Twose, no run

End of over 29 (3 runs) New Zealand 105/3 (12 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 3.62, RRR: 0.57)

    • RG Twose 25 (29b 2x4 1x6)
    • MJ Horne 35 (81b 4x4)
    • Khaled Mahmud 7-2-12-0
    • Mohammad Rafique 3-0-22-1
29.1

Naimur Rahman to Horne, no run

29.2

Naimur Rahman to Horne, no run

29.3

Naimur Rahman to Horne, no run

29.4

Naimur Rahman to Horne, no run

29.5

Naimur Rahman to Horne, OUT, stepping back to an innocuous delivery, taken on the pads, plumbs, Venkat shows no hesitation

MJ Horne lbw b Naimur Rahman 35 (116m 86b 4x4 0x6) SR: 40.69

NZ determined to rival Australia in terms of labouring to wins over the associates

29.6

Naimur Rahman to Cairns, 1 run, worked easily off the stumps and behind the square leg

End of over 30 (1 run) New Zealand 106/4 (11 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 3.53, RRR: 0.55)

    • CL Cairns 1 (1b)
    • RG Twose 25 (29b 2x4 1x6)
    • Naimur Rahman 1-0-1-1
    • Khaled Mahmud 7-2-12-0
30.1

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, 2 runs, played behin dthe mid wicket

30.2

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run, collected by the keeper outside the off stump

30.3

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run, defensive, direct to the cover fielder

30.4

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run, defensive down the wicket

30.5

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run, just a push poke and prod onto the on side

30.6

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, 2 runs, gets frustrated, goes for a cut, not timed or placed, just over the covers and into the deep

7 to go, nearly there, can NZ hang on

End of over 31 (4 runs) New Zealand 110/4 (7 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 3.54, RRR: 0.36)

    • CL Cairns 5 (7b)
    • RG Twose 25 (29b 2x4 1x6)
    • Hasibul Hossain 9-2-30-1
    • Naimur Rahman 1-0-1-1
31.1

Naimur Rahman to Twose, no run, careful defence, back to the bowler

31.2

Naimur Rahman to Twose, no run, pushed easily into the off side

31.3

Naimur Rahman to Twose, no run, poked on the off side, trickles away

31.4

Naimur Rahman to Twose, no run, tapped on the on side

31.5

Naimur Rahman to Twose, FOUR, guided thru the covers, the chasing fieldsman just doesn't have the stamina to keep up

31.6

Naimur Rahman to Twose, no run, back to the bowler

End of over 32 (4 runs) New Zealand 114/4 (3 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 3.56, RRR: 0.16)

    • RG Twose 29 (35b 3x4 1x6)
    • CL Cairns 5 (7b)
    • Naimur Rahman 2-0-5-1
    • Hasibul Hossain 9-2-30-1
32.1

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run, swatted to extra ciover

32.2

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run, swing and miss outside the off stump

32.3

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, no run

32.4

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, 1 run, manages a single to the 3rd man

32.5

Hasibul Hossain to Twose, 1 run, on the back foot, poked to the mid off

scores are level, cannot rule out the tie yet

32.6

Hasibul Hossain to Cairns, 1 run, prodded into the covers, and so ends the resumption of hostilities between NZ and Bangladesh after a 9 year break

and as far as thrashings go, that was highly enjoyable NZ did their best to give the tailenders some batting practice, but they didnt quite get there and so ends the 1st rounds of matches, Zimbabwe on top of Group A, NZ on top of Group B, no doubt some mud is to settle there. Tomorrow we head back to Group A, with England to take on Kenya, a match which could send the world cup onto the front page of the english dailies, that is, if Kenya win President Gavin Larsen is the Man of the Match an impeccable display of slow straight bowling at the stumps so until tomorrow, it's good evening from CI

End of over 33 (3 runs) New Zealand 117/4 (RR: 3.54)

    • CL Cairns 7 (12b)
    • RG Twose 30 (36b 3x4 1x6)
    • Hasibul Hossain 10-2-33-1
    • Naimur Rahman 2-0-5-1
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