Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 1st T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 71 runs

1.2

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fuller ball from Johnston and Ashraful gets forward and plays it into the covers

1.3

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length ball again and the batsman plays inside the line. It goes through to Wilson behind the stumps

1.4

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, its another good length ball from Johnston and it gets driven to the extra cover fielder

1.5

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, a bit shorter from the bowler and it almost takes the outside edge

1.6

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Ashraful gets on the front foot and drives the ball. It goes straight to the man at mid-off.

Bangladesh 8/0   Mohammad Ashraful 0* (5b)

2.3

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, drops the ball at his own feets and wants a quick single. Tamim turns him down because Porterfield was rushing in from point

2.4

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, 3 runs, he gets it away this time as he hits it through the covers. Johnston runs hard to cut off the boundary.

2.6

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, pitched up and driven to the long-on boundary. Great shot by the batsman

Bangladesh 19/0   Mohammad Ashraful 7* (8b 1x4)

3.3

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, hits the ball in the air but over mid-offs head. they run well in the middle

3.4

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pitched up and driven up past the bowler to mid-off

Bangladesh 23/0   Mohammad Ashraful 10* (10b 1x4)

4.1

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pitched up on legstump and hit to mid-wicket. An easy single there

4.5

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, slower ball from Sorensen and it gets hit hard over point. Great shot

4.6

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, the first wicket goes down! Its an attempted drive from Ashraful and the ball comes in a little. Takes the inside edge and the stumps get knocked over.

Mohammad Ashraful b Sorensen 15 (20m 13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 115.38

Bangladesh 35/1   Mohammad Ashraful 15 (12b 2x4)
Series Results
Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast - Jul 21, 2012
Bangladesh won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast - Jul 20, 2012
Bangladesh won by 1 run
Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast - Jul 18, 2012
Bangladesh won by 71 runs
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Photos

Jul 18, 2012

Elias Sunny receives his Man of the Match award, Ireland v Bangladesh, 1st T20, Stormont, July, 18, 2012

Elias Sunny receives his Man of the Match award

© Barry Chambers