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

14.1

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, short of a good length outside off, chopped towards point

14.2

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, slightly short on the off, gets on the back foot and plays it to midwicket

14.3

Mahmudullah to Smith, 1 run, floating it on middle, turns the face to play it behind square leg

14.4

Mahmudullah to Amla, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, punched past the bowler for a single

14.5

Mahmudullah to Smith, 1 run, flighted on leg stump, chipped towards long-on for one more

14.6

Mahmudullah to Amla, no run, keeping it flat that time, turned in a hint, got a big stride forward and played it to cover

South Africa 83/0   Mahmudullah 1-0-3-0

16.1

Mahmudullah to Amla, 1 run, turned away off the back foot past square leg for a single

16.2

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, floating it on middle, gets forward and defends with bat close to pad

16.3

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, comes down the track and offers his pad, with the bat hidden behind

16.4

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, slightly short on the off, punched back to the bowler

16.5

Mahmudullah to Smith, 1 run, shortish outside off, really slow through the air that ball, cracked to deep cover for a single

16.6

Mahmudullah to Amla, 1 run, pushed past cover for a single to keep strike, and it's drinks

South Africa 90/0   Mahmudullah 2-0-6-0

18.1

Mahmudullah to Amla, no run, pushed off the front foot towards extra cover

18.2

Mahmudullah to Amla, no run, comes on to him very slowly, tickled off the back foot to square leg

18.3

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

18.4

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, short on the off, tries to crash it through the covers, mistimes it, Naeem does a good job at extra cover preventing the single with a dive

18.5

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, things have slowed down a bit here, pushed into the off side from the crease

18.6

Mahmudullah to Smith, 2 runs, the fielding has been sloppy today, Smith punched it to mid-on and called for the single, it would have ben tight had the fielder picked it up and aimed accurately, instead he fumbled and even allowed them a second run, Mahmudullah isn't happy

South Africa 94/0   Mahmudullah 3-0-9-0

20.1

Mahmudullah to Amla, 1 run, gets all the way back into the crease to tickle it past midwicket for a single to raise his half-century, he continues to have fun this World Cup

20.2

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, slightly short outside off, cracked towards point off the back foot

20.3

Mahmudullah to Smith, no run, bowled flat on middle and off, dropped into the off side, no single on offer there

20.4

Mahmudullah to Smith, OUT, stumped, Smith danced down the track, Mahmudullah bowled well there, held back the length, it turned away as Smith tried to reach for it, Mushfiqur took it way to his left and Smith had a chance to get his bat back in. But he didn't ground it and didn't react quickly enough, Mushfiqur took off the bails to catch him short

GC Smith st †Mushfiqur Rahim b Mahmudullah 45 (86m 68b 4x4 0x6) SR: 66.17

20.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, slightly short on middle, pushed away to midwicket

20.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis off the mark, whipped past midwicket for a single to keep strike

South Africa 99/1   Mahmudullah 4-0-11-1

26.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, shortish on middle, tickled off the back foot wide of short fine for a quick single

26.2

Mahmudullah to Duminy, 1 run, short outside off, cracked towards Naeem at extra cover who fumbles this time to allow a single

26.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, gets front and across and plays it towards midwicket

26.4

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, lets out a grunt as he delivers that, gave it some air, pushed to midwicket again

26.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, holds back the length, Kallis gets back and punches it back to th ebowler

26.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, waits for it to turn in and bunts that wide of point for a single

South Africa 124/2   Mahmudullah 5-0-14-1

28.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, tossed up on the off, driven down towards long-on for a single

28.2

Mahmudullah to Duminy, no run, angling in towards middle, gets forward and pushes it to extra cover

28.3

Mahmudullah to Duminy, no run, gets forward and guides it towards point

28.4

Mahmudullah to Duminy, FOUR, found the gap, short, seized the length early, rocked back, waited for it to turn away and slapped that past the diving extra cover for a boundary

28.5

Mahmudullah to Duminy, no run, run-out attempt, confusion, it's nudged to mid-on, Duminy didn't want the single and sent Kallis back who was ball-watching, made it back in the end, a direct hit would still have had him in

28.6

Mahmudullah to Duminy, 1 run, cracked wide of sweeper cover for a single

South Africa 135/2   Mahmudullah 6-0-20-1

34.1

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, slightly short on middle, worked away wide of square leg for a single

34.2

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, gets across and nudges it past square leg for one more

34.3

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, slightly short on middle, pulled through square leg into the deep for a single

34.4

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, that square-leg region has been exploited quite a bit, another single there

34.5

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, pushed past midwicket for one more

34.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, waits for it to turn in and turns the face but can't get it past short third

South Africa 165/3   Mahmudullah 7-0-25-1

39.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, shortish on middle and leg, nudged it past square leg into the deep, thought about a second but it wasnt on

39.2

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, gets on the back foot and plays it towards square leg

39.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 wide, short delivery down the leg side, called a wide

39.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, gets across and dabs it past square leg for one more

39.4

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, slightly short on leg stump, played past square leg for one more to raise the 50-stand

39.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, no run, slightly short on middle and leg, turns the face and knocks it down into the leg side

39.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, played it in front of square leg to collect a single

South Africa 192/3   Mahmudullah 8-0-31-1

41.1

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, raises his half-century does Kallis with a whip wide of short fine leg, belated applause from the crowd, one of them needs to step up now, nicely-paced innings, risk free

41.2

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, worked away past square leg into the deep for a single

41.3

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, shortish on middle, plays it past midwicket for a single

41.4

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, no run, tries to open the face there but it doesn't turn in, was trying to play it behind short third, didn't connect

41.5

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, kept a little low, punched it past extra cover to bring up the 200

41.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, flicked away into the deep through square leg for a single

South Africa 201/3   Mahmudullah 9-0-36-1

43.1

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, short from round the wicket, pulled to deep square leg for a single

43.2

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, gets across to nudge it to short fine, steals a quick single

43.3

Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, back of a length on middle and off, gets back and drops it wide of square leg for a single

43.4

Mahmudullah to Kallis, FOUR, powerfully swept, slightly short from round the wicket on middle, he smacked it hard over square leg for a one bounce four

43.5

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 2 runs, excellent running, pushed it gently past extra cover, the fielder in the deep took a while to get to it and they completed the second with ease

43.6

Mahmudullah to Kallis, 1 run, plays it away through square leg off the back foot for a single

South Africa 221/3   Mahmudullah 10-0-46-1

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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