ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 32nd match, Group B

Bangladesh v Netherlands

Bangladesh won by 6 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)

0.1

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, 133.6 kph, decent pace from Shafiul right away, he comes forward and leaves it alone outside off

0.2

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, 1 leg bye, strays on to the pads with the angle, rolls away off the pads behind square

Netherlands 1/0   ES Szwarczynski 0* (2b)

1.1

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, floated up and goes straight on, but was outside off stump, he had left it on length, fortunate it was not on off stump

1.2

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, goes forward to push away in the off side

1.3

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, uncertainly leaves another straight one outside off stump, not comfortable at all

1.4

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, 3 runs, tries to break free by haring blindly down the track, is beaten in flight, and gets an inside edge that beats stumps and keeper, Tamim gives chase and pulls it back

Netherlands 4/0   ES Szwarczynski 3* (6b)

2.1

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, 135.5 kph effort delivery, bowled it very full and targeting the stumps with the angle, he just managed to get bat on it to push it back

2.2

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, gets this one to move in off the seam, but the angle was taking it down leg even as it strikes him on the pads, Sriram Veera says that Rahim was appealing for lbw from leg slip

2.3

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, outside off stump now, giving him the working over, just short of a length too, and straightens as well, too much for Eric who has a waft and is beaten

2.4

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, goes back to trying for the leg-before and hits him on the pads too, but again that is going way down leg

2.5

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, this is too good for Eric, another one straightens from a length outside off stump, he looks to drive weakly from the crease, and goes nowhere with it

2.6

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, comes forward and manages to push this one away towards point

Netherlands 8/0   ES Szwarczynski 3* (12b)

3.5

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, a bit short in length, allows him to go back and punch it towards covers

3.6

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, more short of a length stuff and going on with the angle on off stump, pushed off the back foot to the bowler

Netherlands 9/0   ES Szwarczynski 3* (14b)

4.3

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, yorker this time, but outside leg stump, he had backed away way outside leg, and was beaten

4.4

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, better from the batsman, gets forward to a length ball and pushes it to mid off

4.5

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, no run, how many plays-and-misses there have been inside five overs, this was a slower one outside off stump, he wanted to cut it away forcefully, but was beaten

4.6

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, 2 runs, tries another slower one, this time he gets bat to ball, and eases this in to the gap between cover and point

Netherlands 12/0   ES Szwarczynski 5* (18b)

5.6

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, 2 runs, now he comes down the track, close to the pitch of this one, and drives it wide of the man at long off

Netherlands 17/0   ES Szwarczynski 7* (19b)

7.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, 2 runs, makes use of the feet, takes it on the half volley and drives it wide of long off

7.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, bowled slowly in the air, and it turns away from off stump, defended cautiously

7.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, takes two steps down the track, and smothers the spin on this one

7.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, hurries on with the arm, bowled quicker through the air, he is beaten outside off

7.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, again he leaves the crease to hit this one to mid on

7.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, SIX, another charge down the track, and now he connects neatly, swinging it high over mid on and it carries all the way

Netherlands 25/0   ES Szwarczynski 15* (25b 1x6)

8.2

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, 1 run, yet another one hits him on the pads, and yet another one sliding down the leg side with the angle

Netherlands 27/0   ES Szwarczynski 16* (26b 1x6)

9.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, fired in down the leg side and rolls away off the pads

9.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, comes down the track and blocks a flat delivery down the track

Netherlands 33/1   ES Szwarczynski 16* (28b 1x6)

10.4

Shafiul Islam to Szwarczynski, 1 run, another full delivery, driven hard in to the ground over the bowler, mid off has a shy at the non-striker's stumps, and misses

Netherlands 35/1   ES Szwarczynski 17* (29b 1x6)

11.1

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, 1 run, punches this one in to the off side off the back foot

11.5

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, a touch straighter, around middle and full again, pushed away to mid on

11.6

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, grunts as he bowls one on a length around off stump, pushed away towards extra cover

Netherlands 37/1   ES Szwarczynski 18* (32b 1x6)

12.3

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, this one does go on with the arm, pushed down the track

12.4

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, punched away towards extra cover off the back foot

12.5

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, flighted a shade outside off stump, and gets him to come out and drive, but Shuvo dives at short extra cover to cut it off

12.6

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, nothing to work with, flat and going on straight around off stump, played back down the track

Netherlands 37/2   ES Szwarczynski 18* (36b 1x6)

13.5

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, ooh, somehow this one misses off stump, somehow, it was a very full one that swing in the air, and struck him on the pads, only to roll away inches from off stump

13.6

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, on a length outside off now, pushed away off the back foot

Netherlands 38/2   ES Szwarczynski 18* (38b 1x6)

14.2

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, 1 run, slower through the air this time, pushed back down the track off the back foot, the bowler managed to get a hand to it, and it trickled on to the stumps, Bangladesh think they are on to something, replays show the non-striker had his bat on safe ground

14.4

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, 1 run, down the track to a flighted one, and eases it away to long off

Netherlands 42/2   ES Szwarczynski 20* (40b 1x6)

15.4

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, looks to force a length ball down the ground, too much bottom hand and he mistimes it to mid on

15.5

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, hits him on the pads with a very full delivery down the leg side as he misses out on the flick

15.6

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, full toss outside off stump, cannot get it away, pushed away towards covers

Netherlands 44/2   ES Szwarczynski 20* (43b 1x6)

16.2

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, slightly short, guided towards point

16.3

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, no run, looping towards middle, pushed back down the pitch to the bowler

16.4

Abdur Razzak to Szwarczynski, 1 run, comes down the track and pushes it down towards long-on

Netherlands 46/2   ES Szwarczynski 21* (46b 1x6)

17.1

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, 1 run, short and wide outside off stump, he uses the bounce to steer it in the air to third man

17.5

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, backs away a touch outside leg stump, he cramps him up with a length ball angled on the stumps, pushed away towards extra cover

17.6

Rubel Hossain to Szwarczynski, no run, eases in to a smooth-looking drive to a wide on outside off stump, a diving short extra cover tidies up

Netherlands 50/2   ES Szwarczynski 22* (49b 1x6)

18.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, leaves the crease to take this one on the half volley, but cannot get it past the bowler

18.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, pushed back to Shakib off the back foot

18.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, 1 run, takes a step towards the flat delivery and pushes it down to long on

Netherlands 52/2   ES Szwarczynski 23* (52b 1x6)

19.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, no run, sliding down the leg side as he is hit on the pads

19.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, 2 runs, flighted delivery, taken on the half volley and driven wide of long off

19.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, no run, again tosses it up nicely, he almost yorks himself as he comes down the track, squeezed out to point in the end

19.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, no run, fuller one now, pushed back to the bowler

19.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, no run, takes a step out to the pitch of one outside off stump, and drives it to extra cover

19.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, no run, slows down this one considerably outside off, he blocks it down the track

Netherlands 54/2   ES Szwarczynski 25* (58b 1x6)

20.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, 1 run, comes out and eases this one to long on

20.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, no run, ooh, stopped a bit on him, and he pushed it in the air, but it fell just short of a diving short extra cover

Netherlands 59/2   ES Szwarczynski 26* (60b 1x6)

21.5

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, no run, nothing much happening out here, comes down the track but blocks it away in the end to the bowler

21.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Szwarczynski, 1 run, singles are all that are coming, this time it is worked away off the hip to deep square leg

Netherlands 61/2   ES Szwarczynski 27* (62b 1x6)

22.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Szwarczynski, 1 run, punched off the back foot to long on for another single

Netherlands 62/2   ES Szwarczynski 28* (63b 1x6)

Photos

Mar 14, 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim and Imrul Kayes celebrate Bangladesh's six-wicket victory, Bangladesh v Netherlands, Group B, World Cup 2011, Chittagong, March 14, 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim and Imrul Kayes celebrate Bangladesh's six-wicket victory

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Mar 14, 2011

Shahriar Nafees hits a four in his 37, Bangladesh v Netherlands, Group B, World Cup 2011, Chittagong, March 14, 2011

Shahriar Nafees hits a four in his 37

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