Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 1st T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 71 runs

5.3

Johnston to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball to Sorensen at mid-off.

5.4

Johnston to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, its wide of offstump and cut down to third man. A misfield by Rankin means it goes for a boundary

5.5

Johnston to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitched up and hit back to the bowler

5.6

Johnston to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, cuts the ball to point, another misfield by Porterfield this times means they get some runs

Bangladesh 42/1   Shakib Al Hasan 6* (4b 1x4)

6.2

Sorensen to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, looks to drive the ball through the covers. Misses and goes through to Wilson

6.3

Sorensen to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, drifts onto legstump again and it gets clipped to Rankin at deep square leg

Bangladesh 44/1   Shakib Al Hasan 7* (6b 1x4)

7.2

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, shorter ball and pulled to the mid-wicket boundary.

7.3

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 leg bye, looks to pull again and doesnt time the ball. Hits the pad and goes down to third man

7.6

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, great shot from Shakib. Its a short ball and gets pulled to the square leg boundary. He really whacked that ball

Bangladesh 58/1   Shakib Al Hasan 13* (9b 2x4)

8.2

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short ball from the bowler and it gets pulled. Joyce runs after the ball but just cant catch it.

8.3

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, slower ball gets hit back to the bowler. Mooney turns quickly but Tamim is back in his ground.

8.4

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, another boundary, short ball hit over the head of Rankin at short leg

8.5

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, pitched up by Mooney. Shakib gets on the front foot and drives the ball to long-off. Johnston dives but cant stop it

8.6

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, pitched up again and its chipped in front of Johnston at long-off. Bangladesh are racing along here

Bangladesh 72/1   Shakib Al Hasan 26* (14b 5x4)

9.1

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball to the cover sweeper

9.3

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives it down to long-off

9.6

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, comes down the pitch and drives the ball to long-off

Bangladesh 82/1   Shakib Al Hasan 29* (17b 5x4)

10.1

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, plays and misses outside offstump. He didnt move his feet there.

10.2

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitched up from Rankin and driven into the covers

10.3

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, shorter ball and Shakib gets onto the ball early. He pulls it through square leg and it flies away

10.4

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, hit in the air again but just to the right of extra cover

10.5

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it through mid-off. Great shot again from the batsman

10.6

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, clipped off the legs and through square leg. Another expensive over here

Bangladesh 93/1   Shakib Al Hasan 40* (23b 7x4)

11.1

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets onto the front foot and hits through the covers

11.3

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, hit back to the bowler

11.4

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, comes down the pitch and hits the ball over cover. It races to the ropes

11.5

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, hits the ball into the offside and runs quickly

Bangladesh 99/2   Shakib Al Hasan 46* (27b 8x4)

12.1

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, short ball from Cusack, gets pulled round the corner and is just stopped before the ropes

12.2

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, goes early and plays the ball down to long leg. That brings up his fifty off 28 balls

12.3

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, edges the ball past the keeper and down to third man

12.4

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short ball again and Shakib is really fliying here, he pulls the ball to the square leg boundary

12.5

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets onto the front foot and drives the ball to long-off

Bangladesh 110/2   Shakib Al Hasan 57* (32b 9x4)

13.1

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, Stirling gets another wicket! Shakib comes down the wicket and looks to hit over the top. The ball turns and comes back in to hit the stumps. Great wicket for Ireland!

Shakib Al Hasan b Stirling 57 (33m 33b 9x4 0x6) SR: 172.72

Bangladesh 114/3   Shakib Al Hasan 57 (33b 9x4)
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
More results »

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