ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 39th match, Group B

Bangladesh v South Africa

South Africa won by 206 runs

6.1

Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, tossed it up outside off, driven wide of mid-off for a quick single

6.2

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, slightly short on middle, Amla gets on the back foot and whips it to midwicket, Smith wants a single, what was he thinking?

6.3

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, floated it on middle and leg, worked away past midwicket for a single

6.4

Naeem Islam to Smith, no run, shuffles across does Smith, Naeem targets middle and leg, Smith defends him to midwicket

6.5

Naeem Islam to Smith, no run, looping it on the off stump, gets forward and drops it on the pitch

6.6

Naeem Islam to Smith, no run, tosses it up on the off, lands on a length, reaches forward and defends him cautiously towards extra cover

South Africa 46/0   Naeem Islam 1-0-2-0

8.1

Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, comes down the track and pushes it down to long-on for one more

8.2

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, gets a thick inside edge as it turns in and he tries to drive that through the line, rolls down to short fine

8.3

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, raises the 50-stand, comes down the track and knocks it towards long-on, steady partnership by the pair

8.4

Naeem Islam to Smith, no run, slightly quicker through the air, on a good length on the off, gets forward and drops it on the off side

8.5

Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, putting pressure on the fielder there, comes down the track and drives it wide of Tamim, quick single and Tamim fumbles and messes up an attempted throw at the non-striker's end. The ball slips out of his hand

8.6

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, turned away off the back foot to square leg

South Africa 51/0   Naeem Islam 2-0-5-0

10.1

Naeem Islam to Amla, 2 runs, flighted outside off, Amla beats the in-field with an elegant drive past extra cover for a couple of runs

10.2

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, pushed through the line to long-on for a single

10.3

Naeem Islam to Smith, no run, short of a good length on leg, walks across and clips it down to short fine leg

10.4

Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, comes down the track, he;s done that consistently against the slow bowlers, works it away through square leg

10.5

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, short and Amla fails to cash in, steps away and punches it hard but straight to extra cover

10.6

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, squeezes it past midwicket down the ground for a single to keep strike

South Africa 56/0   Naeem Islam 3-0-10-0

12.1

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, whipped off the back foot past square leg for a single

12.2

Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, slightly short on middle, clipped through square leg for one more

12.3

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, punched down to long-on for one more

12.4

Naeem Islam to Smith, 1 run, driven past the bowler towards long-on for one more

12.5

Naeem Islam to Amla, FOUR, Amla's shot of the day, waited for it to turn in, had eyed his gap, made a bit of room and punched it into the vacant area between cover and extra cover, lovely timing

12.6

Naeem Islam to Amla, FOUR, almost identical except that the previous one was all timing, this one had a bit more force behind it, turning in again and he made way to crunch that between cover and point, worries, plenty of them, for the hosts

South Africa 77/0   Naeem Islam 4-0-22-0

38.1

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, FOUR, horrible ball first up, short ball on leg stump, du Plessis swivels and helps that on its way past short fine leg for a boundary

38.2

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, no run, pitched up outside off, gave it some air, dug out towards extra cpver

38.3

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, no run, targeting middle and off, gets across and pushes it back to the bowler

38.4

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, 1 run, worked away off the back foot past midwicket for a single

38.5

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, Kallis tries to crash that through point, was slightly short and the shot seemed on but it spun back in to beat the swing of the bat

38.6

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, fullish on the pads, eased past midwicket into the deep for a single

South Africa 186/3   Naeem Islam 5-0-28-0

40.1

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, Kallis gets forward to that flighted delivery and pushes it to midwicket

40.2

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, flighted, gets to th epitch and pushes it to midwicket again

40.3

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, leading edge as he tried to play that again towards midwicket, it didn't turn much and instead went past the bowler, he got a single for his efforts there

40.4

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, 1 run, rocks on the back foot and knocks it in front of square leg for a single

40.5

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, slightly short outside off, dropped into the off side, called for a single but du Plessis rightly sent him back

40.6

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 wide, lands on leg stump and turns down further, called a wide

40.6

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, gets back and across and presses it away into the leg side for a single to keep strike

South Africa 196/3   Naeem Islam 6-0-32-0

42.1

Naeem Islam to Kallis, no run, flighted on the off, driven back down the pitch to the bowler

42.2

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, made room and Naeem followed him, it was whipped through midwicket into the deep for a single

42.3

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, 1 run, short outside off, cut away towards deep point for one more

42.4

Naeem Islam to Kallis, SIX, Kallis goes after it and succeeds, tossed up and he sensed his chance, came down the track and bent low to slog-sweep it over deep midwicket for a maximum

42.5

Naeem Islam to Kallis, 1 run, slightly short on middle and leg, knocked through square leg for a single

42.6

Naeem Islam to du Plessis, 1 run, slightly short on the off, slapped down to long-on for a single

South Africa 211/3   Naeem Islam 7-0-42-0

Photos

Mar 19, 2011

Faf du Plessis reaches his half-century, Bangladesh v South Africa, Group B, World Cup 2011, Mirpur, March 19, 2011

Faf du Plessis reaches his half-century

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Mar 19, 2011

Bangladesh's players walk off dejected after being dumped out of the World Cup, Bangladesh v South Africa, Group B, World Cup 2011, March 19, 2011

Bangladesh's players walk off dejected after being dumped out of the World Cup

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