ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 28th match, Group B

Bangladesh v England

Bangladesh won by 2 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

16.1

Mahmudullah to Bell, no run, tidy start from Mahmudullah on a length and line around off stump

16.2

Mahmudullah to Bell, 1 run, touch shorter, Bell straightens up and punches to long-on

16.3

Mahmudullah to Trott, 3 runs, good work from Trott, soft hands steering this wide of slip. That's the first scoring shot above a single since the end of the seventh over. Blimey!

16.4

Mahmudullah to Bell, OUT, Bangladesh alive again! What a soft dismissal. Bell chipping a length ball from around off stump gently to midwicket. He walks off shaking his head, doesn't make good viewing. Return to the bad days of Bell but dream start for Bangladesh

IR Bell c Naeem Islam b Mahmudullah 5 (19m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.73

16.5

Mahmudullah to Morgan, no run, Morgan carefully defends his first ball back to the bowler

16.6

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, with a flick of the wrists, Morgan is away, turning this around the corner to keep the strike

England 54/3   Mahmudullah 1-0-5-1

18.1

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, excellent work from Morgan, skips down and drives firmly. Only a diving stop at mid-on saved a boundary

18.2

Mahmudullah to Trott, no run, Trott is careful, squeezing a prodded defence

18.3

Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, this is better from the batsman, more decisiveness pushing down to long-on

18.4

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan whips his hands over the ball to send it around the corner

18.5

Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, full-faced defence but Trott finds a gap wide of cover

18.6

Mahmudullah to Morgan, no run, Morgan wanted a single but was quickly sent back as an inside edge ran towards fine leg

England 59/3   Mahmudullah 2-0-9-1

20.1

Mahmudullah to Trott, no run, on off stump, defneded

20.2

Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, onto the back foot and whipped along the ground to deep midwicket

20.3

Mahmudullah to Morgan, no run, round the wicket, on middle and defended off the inside edge to the leg side

20.4

Mahmudullah to Morgan, FOUR, finally some intent and no surprise it's from Morgan as he uses his feet and lofts this over midwicket

20.5

Mahmudullah to Morgan, no run, defended to the off side

20.6

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, cut away towards backward point and he keeps the strike

England 70/3   Mahmudullah 3-0-15-1

22.1

Mahmudullah to Morgan, no run, on the back foot, opens the face but doesn't risk a single to backward point

22.2

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, tossed up from round the wicket, pushed into the covers for a tight single as Trott has to get a wriggle on

22.3

Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, whipped off the back foot out to deep midwicket

22.4

Mahmudullah to Morgan, no run, fuller on off stump, Morgan caught on the back foot but is able to defend

22.5

Mahmudullah to Morgan, FOUR, more excellent footwork from Morgan as he skips down the pitch outside off then chips expertly over midwicket with sweet enough timing to beat long on

22.6

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, cut out to the deep cover sweeper

England 82/3   Mahmudullah 4-0-22-1

24.1

Mahmudullah to Trott, no run, again on the back foot and whipped to square leg

24.2

Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, finds the gap this time out to deep midwicket

24.3

Mahmudullah to Morgan, FOUR, dragged down short and Morgan is so quickly into position as he pulls it all along the ground through midwicket

24.4

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, tucked off leg stump to short fine leg

24.5

Mahmudullah to Trott, 1 run, worked down to long on

24.6

Mahmudullah to Morgan, 1 run, is this the breakthrough? Trott struggling to make his ground as Morgan calls for a quick single to cover. Gee, it's mighty close. A missing frame job. He just made it. But it was very tight.

England 94/3   Mahmudullah 5-0-30-1

Photos

Mar 11, 2011

Umpire Daryl Harper makes a decision, Bangladesh v England, World Cup 2011, Group B, Chittagong, March 11, 2011

Umpire Daryl Harper makes a decision

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Mar 11, 2011

Shafiul Islam kept calm to see Bangladesh to victory, Bangladesh v England, World Cup 2011, Group B, Chittagong, March 11, 2011

Shafiul Islam kept calm to see Bangladesh to victory

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