ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 19th match, Group B

Bangladesh v West Indies

West Indies won by 9 wickets (with 226 balls remaining)

10.3

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Benn bowls a full arm ball outside off and beats Ashraful's attempt to play behind point

10.4

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, driven wonderfully, from the crease and through the gap at cover. Benn over-pitched that ball and it was there for the drive

10.5

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Benn is looping the ball into the blockhole from a tremendous height. Ashraful plays towards cover

Bangladesh 46/5   Mohammad Ashraful 5* (3b 1x4)

11.1

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length around off stump from Sammy, Ashraful defends towards the bowler

11.2

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Ashraful plays back to a good length ball outside off and edges on to the pad

11.3

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, this keeps a touch low and is rather straight. Played off the pads towards square leg

11.4

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Ashraful gets behind the line of a good length ball and defends on the back foot

11.5

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, a bit too straight, allowing Ashraful the freedom to tuck the ball off his hips towards fine leg

Bangladesh 47/5   Mohammad Ashraful 6* (8b 1x4)

12.1

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played off the back foot towards the off side

12.2

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Been gives the ball a lot of air outside off, Ashraful drives through point

Bangladesh 48/5   Mohammad Ashraful 7* (10b 1x4)

14.1

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, beaten as he tries to defend on the back foot

14.2

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended on the front foot

14.3

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Benn loops the ball into the right-hander from round the wicket, beats the batsman with the length, spins the ball past the outside edge. Ashraful had lunged forward to play the ball and dragged his back foot on the line. Thomas whipped off the bails and it is referred to the third umpire. Ashraful had got a fraction of his boot behind the crease in time.

14.4

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played off the front foot on the off side

14.5

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played towards cover on the front foot

14.6

Benn to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Ashraful edges the ball wide of first slip as he tries to defend on the front foot. That turned away from the right-hander quite a bit after drifting into him

Bangladesh 51/6   Mohammad Ashraful 7* (16b 1x4)

15.3

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, solid defence on the front foot. Sammy kept that on a good length around off

15.4

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short of a length outside off stump, Ashraful stays on the back foot and cuts the ball hard behind point. I don't think third man spotted that, I don't think he would have stopped it if he did

15.5

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length angling into off and middle, Ashraful gets behind the line and defends on the front foot

15.6

Sammy to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

Bangladesh 56/6   Mohammad Ashraful 11* (20b 2x4)

17.1

Roach to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, West Indies are screaming in joy. The Mirpur crowd don't know how to react. It was a full delivery outside off stump and Ash went for a big drive through the off side and getsa thin nick through to the delighted keeper.

Mohammad Ashraful c †Thomas b Roach 11 (33m 21b 2x4 0x6) SR: 52.38

Bangladesh 56/8   Mohammad Ashraful 11 (21b 2x4)

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Mar 4, 2011

The Mirpur crowd threw their '4' and '6' placards at the Bangladesh team after they had been bowled out for 58, Bangladesh v West Indies, Group B, World Cup 2011, Mirpur, March 4, 2011

The Mirpur crowd threw their '4' and '6' placards at the Bangladesh team after they had been bowled out for 58

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Mar 4, 2011

West Indies were all smiles after routing Bangladesh for 58 in 18.5 overs, Bangladesh v West Indies, Group B, World Cup 2011, Mirpur, March 4, 2011

West Indies were all smiles after routing Bangladesh for 58 in 18.5 overs

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