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)

1.1

Benn to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, Kayes turns his first ball off his pads behind square and gets off the mark

1.2

Benn to Junaid Siddique, no run, Siddique stays in his crease and defends a good length ball coming into him on the back foot

1.3

Benn to Junaid Siddique, no run, played back to the bowler with a straight bat

1.4

Benn to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, tossed up with room on offer outside off, Siddique moves his foot forward a touch and drives the ball fluently through cover point. This outfield is quick

1.5

Benn to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, played towards square leg for a single

1.6

Benn to Imrul Kayes, 3 runs, Kayes this time,goes deep in his crease to punch a slightly shorter ball through cover. Miller gives chase and reaches the ball just inside the boundary

Bangladesh 13/1   SJ Benn 1-0-9-0

10.1

Benn to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, lots of flight from round the wicket, Raqibul leans forward an drives towards the fielder on the sweeper boundary

10.2

Benn to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, bowled him! Another flighted delivery that dips on Shakib outside off stump, Shakib didn't really do anything. He should have come forward but he stayed in his crease and made a limp effort at defending. The ball pitched just outside off and spun into the left-hander, beat the bat and hit the stumps. Benn roars.

Shakib Al Hasan b Benn 8 (23m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

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

10.6

Benn to Raqibul Hasan, no run, Benn draws Raqibul forward with his length, pitches the ball just outside off and spins it past the outside edge

Bangladesh 46/5   SJ Benn 2-0-15-1

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

12.3

Benn to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lots of flight and loop from Benn outside off, Raqibul plays towards cover

12.4

Benn to Raqibul Hasan, no run, quicker ball, Raqibul defends on the back foot

12.5

Benn to Raqibul Hasan, no run, shorter and flatter, Raqibul cuts but can't beat Pollard at point

12.6

Benn to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, slower this time, with flight, driven off the front foot towards long-off

Bangladesh 49/5   SJ Benn 3-0-17-1

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   SJ Benn 4-1-17-1

16.1

Benn to Naeem Islam, no run, lovely delivery, turning and bouncing past the defensive poke

16.2

Benn to Naeem Islam, OUT, .Benn has been bowling beautifully and gets his reward. It was another teasingly flighted delivery on a good length, turning away from the off stump after landing on the middle and off line. Naeem tried to defend it but the ball turned, bounce, and clipped the outer edge. Benn is usually known for firing those deliveries but he has been a revelation today

Naeem Islam c †Thomas b Benn 1 (14m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

16.3

Benn to Shafiul Islam, no run, full toss, calmly tapped to short midwicket

16.4

Benn to Shafiul Islam, no run, leans forward to jab this to the on side

16.5

Benn to Shafiul Islam, no run, on the middle and off line, pushed back down the track

16.6

Benn to Shafiul Islam, no run, Another big turn and bounce, goes past the poke.

Bangladesh 56/7   SJ Benn 5-2-17-2

18.1

Benn to Abdur Razzak, no run, turns in from outside off, defended to the off

18.2

Benn to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, tosses this up full outside off, driven to right of mid-off

18.3

Benn to Shafiul Islam, OUT, There is a gully in place and he steers it straight to him! What was he thinking there? It turned away from the off stump and he opened the bat face and steered it to gully where Pollard took a lovely catch. He leaned forward, got his big hands under the dying ball and pouched it so safely and cleanly.

Shafiul Islam c Pollard b Benn 0 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

18.4

Benn to Rubel Hossain, no run, a full toss around off, perhaps he was trying a yorker, pushed out to mid-off

18.5

Benn to Rubel Hossain, OUT, Benn does a Afridi. He fires a yorker and the batsman had no chance. Bangladesh have folded up for their lowest score ever! Crazy crazy day at Mirpur. Benn roars. His team-mates have a laugh. Bangladesh are all out and and the home crowd is getting angry and restless.

Rubel Hossain b Benn 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bangladesh 58/10   SJ Benn 5.5-2-18-4

Photos

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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