ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 9th match, Group B

Bangladesh v Ireland

Bangladesh won by 27 runs

33.4

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, forward and prodded determinedly back down the track

33.5

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, really reaching for the ball with hard hands, it's not a hand grenade, honest

33.6

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, blocked in a don't-you-dare-come-near-me style. Relax, it's only the World Cup!

Bangladesh 147/5   Mohammad Ashraful 0* (3b)

34.6

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, a slip is in place for Ashraful, who gets off the mark with a cautious nudge

Bangladesh 151/5   Mohammad Ashraful 1* (4b)

35.1

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, loopy doopy stuff from Dockrell, so slow it barely reaches the bottom end. Ashraful swishes urgently into the covers

35.2

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, gah. Down on one knee, patted to backward square. A carbon copy of the Mushfiqur dismissal. And another failure for the erratic Ash

Mohammad Ashraful c White b Dockrell 1 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Bangladesh 151/6   Mohammad Ashraful 1 (6b)

Photos

Feb 25, 2011

The Mirpur crowd savoured Bangladesh's victory, Bangladesh v Ireland, World Cup 2011, Mirpur, February 25, 2010

The Mirpur crowd savoured Bangladesh's victory

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Feb 25, 2011

Shafiul Islam was Bangladesh's hero at the end with four wickets, Bangladesh v Ireland, World Cup 2011, Mirpur, February 25, 2010

Shafiul Islam was Bangladesh's hero at the end with four wickets

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