ICC Champions Trophy, 2006/07 / Commentary

ICC Champions Trophy - 5th match, Qualifying Group

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Bangladesh won by 101 runs

9.2

Ireland to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, straight and the batsman isn't sure what to do with that so he leaves it and it crashes into him

9.3

Ireland to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, squeezed off his hips and that one goes square

9.6

Ireland to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, scrambled single

Bangladesh 29/2   Shakib Al Hasan 2* (3b)

10.1

Rainsford to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, too straight and turned down to fine leg

10.2

Rainsford to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, thick inside edge to mid wicket

10.6

Rainsford to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Left outside off stump

Bangladesh 35/2   Shakib Al Hasan 7* (6b 1x4)

12.1

Rainsford to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, full and pushed wide of mid off for a single, nice looking shot from Saqibul

Bangladesh 41/2   Shakib Al Hasan 8* (7b 1x4)

13.1

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, as I thought, Ireland looked a little tired in his last over - and Brent's first ball is run to third man for one

13.6

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, full and miscued onto the offside

Bangladesh 53/2   Shakib Al Hasan 9* (9b 1x4)

14.3

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, straight again, blocked back to the bowler

14.4

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, throws his hands at it and it flies down to third man, the Tigers looking positive now, good running and trying to be aggressive

14.5

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played at outside off stump the ball barely creeps above ground and dribbles to the keeper

14.6

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, full and pushed back to mid off

Bangladesh 56/2   Shakib Al Hasan 11* (13b 1x4)

16.1

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

16.2

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, drove nicely through the line straight, great shot, Bengalis beginning to punish on length

16.3

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, clipped round to fine leg

Bangladesh 65/2   Shakib Al Hasan 16* (16b 2x4)

17.1

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, driven firmly to mid off

17.2

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, width, throws everything at it and cover dives full length making a great stop

17.3

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, dropped straight to mid off

17.4

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, this time he finds the gap and takes the single

Bangladesh 66/2   Shakib Al Hasan 17* (20b 2x4)

18.1

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, on the back foot, fended to cover, wants one but his partner wisely sends him back, especially considering the quality of the fielding

18.2

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, more width, more hands thrown through the ball and another great diving stop from Strydom

18.3

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, drops and goes, no one in close on the off side, the shy hits the stumps but he's well in

Bangladesh 67/2   Shakib Al Hasan 18* (23b 2x4)

19.1

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, straight and played to mid off

19.2

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, frustration now, dances down the wicket, swings, wraps him on the pad and they scramble through for a run

Bangladesh 68/2   Shakib Al Hasan 19* (25b 2x4)

20.3

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played back down the pitch

20.4

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, tries to cut, gets a bottom edge which flies past off stump and is well taken on the bounce by Taylor

20.5

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, worked out to midwicket and the single brings the 50 stand, it's been hard work but this pair are playing well

20.6

Chigumbura to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, attempts to play it through the on side but the bowler fields in his follow through

Bangladesh 76/2   Shakib Al Hasan 21* (29b 2x4)

21.6

Brent to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, solid defence as Brent sticks to his tight line and length

Bangladesh 81/2   Shakib Al Hasan 21* (30b 2x4)

23.1

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, driven down to long off

23.5

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, good length, played into the off side

23.6

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, powerful drive but goes straight to the man at extra cover to end a tight first over

Bangladesh 83/2   Shakib Al Hasan 22* (33b 2x4)

24.2

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, picks the gap at extra cover this time and there is time to complete a brace

24.3

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, turned behind square on the leg side

Bangladesh 86/2   Shakib Al Hasan 24* (35b 2x4)

25.1

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, used his feet and slotted the ball down to long off

25.3

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, worked down to long on

25.4

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, can't find the gap at midwicket

Bangladesh 93/2   Shakib Al Hasan 26* (38b 2x4)

26.1

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, arm ball taken off the stumps and out to point

26.2

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, comes down the track but defends as he doesn't quite get to the pitch

26.3

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, attempted sweep but doesn't connect and the ball falls behind the batsman, pressure building again

26.4

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played with a straight bat to the bowler

26.5

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, beautiful shot, great footwork as he chips down the pitch and goes inside out over extra cover

26.6

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, worked into the off side

Bangladesh 98/2   Shakib Al Hasan 31* (44b 3x4)

27.1

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, Bangladesh reach three figures with a chip to long off

27.3

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, worked round the corner to short fine-leg

27.4

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, worked into the gap at cover

Bangladesh 101/2   Shakib Al Hasan 33* (47b 3x4)

28.2

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run

28.5

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, played out to cover

28.6

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, backs away outside leg stump and slots the ball through cover

Bangladesh 106/2   Shakib Al Hasan 35* (50b 3x4)

29.1

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, swept out to backward square-leg

29.3

Kamungozi to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, brilliant catch, went back to give himself room to cut but the ball bounced a little more than he expected on this slow pitch and he couldn't keep it down. Rainsford flung himself to his left at backward point and held the chance inches off the turf. Big wicket for Zimbabwe

Shakib Al Hasan c Rainsford b Kamungozi 36 (75m 52b 3x4 0x6) SR: 69.23

Bangladesh 109/3   Shakib Al Hasan 36 (52b 3x4)
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Oct 13, 2006

Saqibul Hasan plucks off a superb catch off his own bowling to dismiss Elton Chigumbura, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Champions Trophy, Jaipur, October 13, 2006

Saqibul Hasan plucks off a superb catch to dismiss Elton Chigumbura

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Oct 13, 2006

The Bangladesh players walk off after a job well done, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Champions Trophy, Jaipur, October 13, 2006

The Bangladesh players walk off after a job well done

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