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)

13.1

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, no run, pacy full delivery close to off stump with that slingy action, blocked away on the off side

13.2

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, no run, length delivery outside off stump now, pushed away to point from the crease

13.3

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, no run, slightly short of a length, and he rocks back to punch it away through covers but cannot time it well

13.4

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, 1 run, gets front pad across and flicks a length ball away to deep square leg

Netherlands 38/2   TLW Cooper 1* (4b)

14.1

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, 1 run, cut away off the back foot even as it slid on quickly outside off stump

14.3

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, 1 run, hurries straight on around off stump, he adjusts to punch it down the ground to long off

14.5

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, no run, slides on with the arm quickly, he tried to turn it square on the leg side but missed

14.6

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, 1 run, short and turning away outside off stump, cut away to sweeper cover

Netherlands 43/2   TLW Cooper 4* (8b)

15.1

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, no run, comes forward nicely to a full delivery on middle and pushes it with the full face to mid on

15.2

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, no run, 134.5 kph length ball close to off stump, he blocks it solidly

15.3

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, 1 run, uses the angle on this one down the pads to whip it away to deep square leg

Netherlands 44/2   TLW Cooper 5* (11b)

16.1

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, 1 run, short of a length on the off, punched off the back foot to long-off

16.5

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, no run, slightly short on the off, bowled flat, gets on the back foot and punches it to midwicket

16.6

Abdur Razzak to Cooper, no run, angling in towards middle, presents the full face and drives it down the pitch

Netherlands 46/2   TLW Cooper 6* (14b)

17.2

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, 2 runs, dropped Rahim has put down a straightforward chance, it was jabbed away to his left, was dying on him, but he was late in dropping to his left, and clanged it

17.3

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, no run, targets the stumps with a much fuller one but it is angled down the pads

17.4

Rubel Hossain to Cooper, 1 run, gets width, goes forward and tries to crash it away through covers, goes off a thick edge to third man

Netherlands 50/2   TLW Cooper 9* (17b)

18.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, fuller one on leg stump, eased down to mid on

18.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, 1 run, driven to long off for a run

18.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, still flatter and on the stumps, blocked off the front foot

Netherlands 52/2   TLW Cooper 10* (20b)

20.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, pushes a fuller one down the track

20.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, 1 run, off the inside edge in front of square leg as he pushes off the front foot

20.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, hurries on with the arm, it would have taken out off had he not jabbed it way on the off side in the end

20.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, 3 runs, more width outside off stump this time, he steers it late past short third man, who rushes after it and pulls it back just inside the ropes, Kayes it was

Netherlands 59/2   TLW Cooper 14* (24b)

21.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, no run, very full on the stumps, driven down the track

21.2

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, no run, cannot use the angle on this one fired in on leg stump, pushes it away to midwicket

21.3

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, no run, gets forward to push this one to short extra cover

21.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on this time

Netherlands 60/2   TLW Cooper 15* (28b)

22.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, slower through the air, and turning away, he opens the face to run it wide of short third man

22.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, 2 runs, goes deep in the crease to work this one away wide of midwicket for a couple of runs

22.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, 2 runs, another couple, what is happening to the world, so much action all around, this time backward of square leg

22.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, OUT, more action, this time a wicket, in the most unfortunate of manners, it was a full toss hit hard down the track, Shakib got a hand to it, and it rolled on to the stumps, the non-striker was watching all the action unfold calmly, but from a foot outside the crease, and has to walk back now

ES Szwarczynski run out 28 (87m 63b 0x4 1x6) SR: 44.44

22.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, defended off an inside edge to midwicket

Netherlands 66/3   TLW Cooper 19* (33b)

23.4

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, 1 run, full delivery on the stumps, hit hard along the ground to long off

23.6

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, no run, on the middle stump this time, pushed back to the bowler

Netherlands 69/3   TLW Cooper 20* (35b)

24.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, FOUR, uses the angle on this one fired in on leg stump, lifts it in the air over midwicket for a boundary

24.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, FOUR, more aggression from Cooper, this time over mid on, uses the flight to have a clean swing of the arms, and connects well

24.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, pushed down the track off the front foot

24.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, no run, quicker now, pushed away towards short extra cover

24.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Cooper, 1 run, driven hard down the ground to long off, and Cooper will keep strike

Netherlands 79/3   TLW Cooper 29* (40b 2x4)

25.1

Suhrawadi Shuvo to Cooper, OUT, what a waste of a wicket, but what nifty work from Rahim, it was cut away hard off the back foot but point got quickly to his right, even as the batsmen hesitated for a moment, he fired in the throw which was way outside the crease, but Rahim took it cleanly low to his left and then lobbed it back on to the stumps to catch the batsman comfortably short of his ground, no need for the third umpire

TLW Cooper run out 29 (48m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 70.73

Netherlands 79/4   TLW Cooper 29 (41b 2x4)

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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