ICC World Twenty20, 5th Match, Group D: Bangladesh v New Zealand at Pallekele, Sep 21, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 5th match, Group D
New Zealand won by 59 runs
Played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
21 September 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Mashrafe Mortaza to BB McCullum, FOUR, superb placement and timing, McCullum jumps back to a length ball and punches through the small gap at cover

New Zealand 28/1   BB McCullum 5* (5b 1x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 2.4-0-16-0

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum strides forward and slaps a length ball from Shafiul over cover. There was lots of width outside off and McCullum freed his arms and whacked it

New Zealand 38/1   BB McCullum 13* (11b 2x4)   Shafiul Islam 1.1-0-12-0

Mahmudullah to Franklin, FOUR, Franklin's very lucky! He came down the pitch and swung, trying to hit inside out over cover. He missed but got a tiny inside edge that took the ball past leg stump and the keeper, and to the boundary

New Zealand 61/1   JEC Franklin 15* (19b 1x4)   Mahmudullah 0.2-0-5-0

Mahmudullah to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum unfurls the reverse sweep and places it past the fielder at short third man

New Zealand 68/1   BB McCullum 34* (19b 3x4 1x6)   Mahmudullah 0.5-0-12-0

Elias Sunny to Franklin, FOUR, Franklin steps out and swings this time, lofting the ball towards wide long-on, Nasir Hossain runs to his left and leaps but can't reach the ball. Franklin placed that well for a one-bounce four

New Zealand 74/1   JEC Franklin 20* (22b 2x4)   Elias Sunny 0.5-0-5-0

Elias Sunny to BB McCullum, FOUR, that's too short and McCullum's smashed the pull off the back foot, hitting it flat for a one-bounce four

New Zealand 89/1   BB McCullum 47* (27b 4x4 2x6)   Elias Sunny 1.2-0-11-0

Ziaur Rahman to BB McCullum, FOUR, that's just too short and McCullum puts it away to the square leg boundary with a whippy pull, he gets to a rapid fifty, off 29 balls

New Zealand 102/1   BB McCullum 52* (29b 5x4 2x6)   Ziaur Rahman 0.2-0-5-0

Ziaur Rahman to BB McCullum, FOUR, rubbish ball, on the pads and nearly outside them, McCullum glances and gets bat on the ball to send it racing to the fine-leg boundary

New Zealand 108/1   BB McCullum 57* (31b 6x4 2x6)   Ziaur Rahman 0.5-0-11-0

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum clears his front foot and slogs at a length ball, getting an inside edge past his leg stump to the fine leg boundary. He has a 100 in his sights ...

New Zealand 138/2   BB McCullum 82* (44b 7x4 4x6)   Shafiul Islam 2.3-0-29-0

Shafiul Islam to BB McCullum, FOUR, he is on fire ... McCullum backs away towards leg and slaps a short ball from outside off stump over point, one-bounce four

New Zealand 142/2   BB McCullum 86* (45b 8x4 4x6)   Shafiul Islam 2.4-0-33-0

Shakib Al Hasan to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum moved across his crease and clubbed the ball flat and hard to the straight boundary

New Zealand 147/2   BB McCullum 91* (47b 9x4 4x6)   Shakib Al Hasan 3.1-0-29-0

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, FOUR, you cannot bowl full tosses to Taylor, he moves towards the off side and lofts it into the gap at cow corner, he'll hit those balls for four in his sleep

New Zealand 154/2   LRPL Taylor 8* (8b 1x4)   Shakib Al Hasan 3.4-0-36-0

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, FOUR, and you can't allow Taylor to hit across the line either, Shakib gets smashed to the square leg boundary

New Zealand 158/2   LRPL Taylor 12* (9b 2x4)   Shakib Al Hasan 3.5-0-40-0

Elias Sunny to BB McCullum, FOUR, a friendly full toss outside off stump, McCullum lines it up and slaps the ball over Mortaza at extra cover for four

New Zealand 164/2   BB McCullum 97* (50b 10x4 4x6)   Elias Sunny 2.3-0-25-0

Elias Sunny to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum gets to his hundred by pulling a short ball to the cow corner boundary, he's shredded Bangladesh today, he takes his helmet off and waves his bat to the crowd. Terrific innings, he's played only 9 dot balls

New Zealand 168/2   BB McCullum 101* (51b 11x4 4x6)   Elias Sunny 2.4-0-29-0





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