ICC Champions Trophy, 2006/07 / Commentary

ICC Champions Trophy - 5th match, Qualifying Group

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Bangladesh won by 101 runs

22.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, first ball is on the money and played out to midwicket

22.2

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, driven firmly back to the bowler

22.3

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, hint of turn and Nafees plays a loose shot outside off stump

22.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, bat and pad close together as it goes back to the bowler

22.5

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, tries to work it off his pads but misses and the ball bobbles on the leg side

22.6

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, punched down to mid on and Utseya starts with an excellent maiden over

Bangladesh 81/2   P Utseya 1-1-0-0

24.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, neat drive down the ground where long off does the fielding

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

24.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, too short and Nafees rocks back and finds the gap between short third man and point, the ball races across the outfield to the fence

24.5

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, on the front foot, played out to cover

24.6

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, same shot, same result as Utseya finds his line again

Bangladesh 90/2   P Utseya 2-1-7-0

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   P Utseya 3-1-12-0

28.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, worked up the ground to long on

28.2

Utseya to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run

28.3

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, punched out to midwicket

28.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, driven firmly down the ground but long off is quickly onto it

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   P Utseya 4-1-16-0

30.1

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended on the front foot

30.2

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, easily driven forward without much power

30.3

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, stays on his backfoot, a leaden-footed attempt to drive

30.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, swept to deep square leg

30.5

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, no run, waits for the ball and hits into midwicket off the back foot

30.6

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended forward

Bangladesh 112/3   P Utseya 5-1-18-0

34.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run

34.2

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, no run, comes down the track and that's driven back slowly to the bowler

34.3

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, came down to meet that again with one step and that's driven to mid-on

34.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, authoritative shot over mid-wicket and that rockets away to the boundary

34.5

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, defended

34.6

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, another quiet defensive finishes the over

Bangladesh 135/3   P Utseya 6-1-24-0

36.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, cut out behind point

36.2

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, on the button and that's defended

36.3

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, did well to teach out for that and slog sweep it to the boundary

36.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 leg bye, a very quick single from a dab down, well taken

36.5

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, no run, came down the track and tried to drive it but didn't quite hold of it and the bowler picks it up easily

36.6

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, stroked slowly to midwicket

Bangladesh 143/3   P Utseya 7-1-29-0

38.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, reaches out for that one and rushes it through to the midwicket boundary

38.2

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, lovely aerial cover drive for four, opening up his hands to dispatch that one and Bangladesh are certainly picking up the pace here

38.3

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run

38.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, hit into the covers where a brace of fielders rush to secure the ball

38.5

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, pushed on to the back foot this time to defend with a straight bat

38.6

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, squeezed into the leg side

Bangladesh 156/3   P Utseya 8-1-38-0

40.1

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run, blocked to mid on

40.2

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, driven to mid off and easy single

40.3

Utseya to Habibul Bashar, 1 run

40.4

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, SIX, down the wicket and big swing over the legside for the first six of the innings

40.5

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, no run

40.6

Utseya to Shahriar Nafees, FOUR, follows this with a glorious, full swinging drive finding the gap at mid off, Nafees really accelerating now

Bangladesh 173/3   P Utseya 9-1-50-0
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Photos

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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